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‘Travel, urbanisation have led to 50-fold rise in dengue cases’


September 17th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) Constant travelling and rapid urbanisation of rural areas have contributed to a nearly 50-fold increase in dengue cases over the last 50 years, say experts."Aedes aegypti ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Indian taxi drivers scared to drive in Australia


June 19th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 19 (IANS) Indian-origin taxi drivers in Melbourne, whose vehicles were attacked by a gang wielding baseball bats, say they are so scared they don't want to drive at ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Security forces on alert as Maoists protest


June 1st, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 1 (IANS) In view of a Maoists protest week from Friday, security forces in Chhattisgarh went on high alert fearing violence by the guerrillas.The operation of passenger and ... Read more...

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Shanghai’s elderly population to soar


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, May 3 (IANS) Shanghai's elderly population, aged above 60, will increase to 4.3 million in the next three years, the city administration said.The Shanghai Civil Affairs Bureau said Wednesday ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu seeks Rs.3,000 crore grant, energy port


January 19th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Tamil Nadu sought an one time grant of Rs.3,000 crore and setting up of a gas grid connecting the major cities of the state ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Srinagar-Jammu national highway still closed


December 31st, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 31 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammu national highway remained closed for the second day Friday as snowfall and inclement weather threw life out of gear across the Kashmir Valley."Four feet deep snow ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Late-preterm babies ‘at greater risk for cognitive, emotional problems’


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): A new study has suggested that late-preterm babies, those born between 34 and 36 weeks, face an increased risk of cognitive and emotional problems.The findings held up ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Konkan region to get more heavy rains


July 26th, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) The Konkan region of Maharashtra, which has been getting heavy rains for the past seven days, is set to get more downpours over the next two days, the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Is the ‘Sex And The City’ star Sarah Jessica Parker moving?


June 20th, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manhattan, Jun 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ‘Sex And The City’ star Sarah Jessica Parker is thinking about moving. According to reports she is on the lookout for another apartment, which ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Movie Review: Magane En Marumagane(2010)


May 21st, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Magane En Marumagane-Verdict- A disappointing potboilerRating: 1.5 / 5Production: Muthulakshmi Movies, Raj TV Network Pvt. LtdDirection: T.P. GajendranStar-casts: Mithun, Vivek, Yamini Sharma, Thenmozhi, Nasser, Saranya, Meenal, Prabhu ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

French Model Attempts Suicide After Failed Affair


May 15th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Paris, May 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Noemie Lenoir, a swimsuit model reportedly attempted to commit suicide and nearly ended up taking her own life in the attempt but ultimately failed to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistani cabbie takes New Yorkers for a ride!


March 2nd, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 2 (IANS) A Pakistani-origin taxi driver literally took New Yorkers for a ride. By tampering with his fare meter, Wasim Khalid Cheema fleeced hundreds of passengers to extra $40,000 over ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Madonna’s pal Guy Oseary favoured to replace Simon Cowell on ‘Idol’


February 9th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 9 (ANI): If rumours are to be believed, then entertainment manager and Madonna's friend, Guy Oseary, is the favourite to replace Simon Cowell in the next season of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mumbai residents cry foul over 15 percent water cut


October 30th, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct 30 (ANI): Residents in Mumbai will have to make do with much less water as Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has announced 15 percent water cut until next July.However, sub-urban ... Read more...

Posted in National |

One held with fake currency in Uttar Pradesh


October 5th, 2009 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Meerut, Oct 5 (IANS) A 28-year-old man was arrested Monday from Meerut district in Uttar Pradesh with fake Indian currency notes of Rs.2 lakh, police said. "Rajveer was arrested from the main Meerut ... Read more...

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Birds tend to move in response to unfavorable climate


September 15th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 15 (ANI): A new study by biologists at the University of California, Berkeley, has determined that if the climate is not quite right, birds will move rather than stick around ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Banerjee flags off women-only suburban special train


August 5th, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday flagged off the the first "Ladies Special" train here for women commuters from Delhi to Palwal in Haryana and said the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mumbai lashed by heavy rain


June 26th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai June26 (ANI): Monsoon rains hit Mumbai today flooding roads and blocking traffic.The people living in lower areas faced trouble as the water entered in to their houses.According to Brihan Mumbai Municipal ... Read more...

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Mumbai lased by heavy rain


June 26th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai June26 (ANI): Monsoon rains hit Mumbai today flooding roads and blocking traffic.The people living in lower areas faced trouble as the water entered in to their houses.According to Brihan Mumbai Municipal ... Read more...

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Rohtak citys famous Rewri and Gajjak sell like hot cakes during winters


November 17th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
By Dheerender KumarRohtak, Nov.17 (ANI): With the onset of winters, the shopkeepers selling the traditional sweets Rewri and Gajjak in Rohtak city of Haryana are having a busy time.There are ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Brit Parliament body suggests ban on Happy Hours to curb alcohol-related violence


November 10th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): A new report prepared by the British Parliaments Home Affairs Select Committee has advised the government to ban the drink-promotion Happy Hours, and also advised to stop ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Despite festive season, malls wear a deserted look in Islamabad post-hotel-blast


September 23rd, 2008 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Sept 23 (ANI): On Monday, the first working day in Pakistan after Saturdays hotel blast claiming 60 lives, streets and shopping centres wore a deserted look and fear was ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Is Mumbai prepared for another deluge? (Lead)


July 26th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) It was exactly three years Saturday since the great deluge that claimed over 400 lives in this metropolis. But very little has been done to ensure that a ... Read more...

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Three years later, Mumbai still can’t avert mega flood


July 26th, 2008 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Three years have passed since floods in this city claimed over 400 lives, but very little has been done to ensure that a similar disaster does not reoccur ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Raje warns as Gujjars spread stir, threaten to block supplies to Delhi (Roundup)


May 26th, 2008 - 8:42 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The agitation of Gujjars in Rajasthan, demanding the Scheduled Tribe status for the community, spread Monday to Uttar Pradesh areas adjoining the national capital. The local protesters ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Autos, taxis on a three-day strike in Maharashtra


April 22nd, 2008 - 12:28 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Apr 22 (ANI): Autos and taxis drives plying across Maharashtra have gone on a three-day strike from Monday midnight to protest the introduction of electronic meters. The state government has made ... Read more...

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Heavy rain kills nine in Tamil Nadu


March 22nd, 2008 - 7:47 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, March 22 (IANS) Heavy rain lashed Tamil Nadu for the third consecutive day Saturday leaving 207 villages flooded and nine people dead, government officials said here. Unofficial sources put the toll ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Australia requires 7,200 doctors to ease shortfall in medicare by 2013


November 19th, 2007 - 2:56 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Nov.19 (ANI): Australia is currently gripped by a shortage of doctors, so much so that over 12 million people are faced with the prospect of not receiving adequate access to primary ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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