three decades

Renowned F1 doctor Watkins passes away


September 13th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Former FIA medical delegate Professor Sid Watkins, who served for nearly three decades as Formula One's doctor and medical chief, has died at the age of ... Read more...

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Legendary Pakistani actor Lehri dead


September 13th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 13 (IANS) Legendary Pakistani comedian Safirullah Siddiqui, also known as Lehri, died here Thursday after a prolonged illness. According to family sources, the veteran actor, 83, died ... Read more...

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Mexico’s president-elect vows to reduce poverty


September 12th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) President-elect Enrique Pena Nieto said in an address to political and business leaders that he planned to focus on reducing the poverty that afflicts 52 ... Read more...

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Trooper killed, 10 injured in Manipur blast


September 9th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 9 (IANS) An Assam Rifles trooper was killed and 10 other personnel were injured Sunday in a blast in Manipur's Bishenpur district, police said.This is the third blast ... Read more...

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Blast in Imphal, two injured


September 9th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 8 (IANS) Two people, including a soldier, were injured in a bomb blast triggered by the outlawed People's Liberation Army (PLA) rebels in the Manipur capital Saturday, police ... Read more...

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Krishna raises Sarabjit issue with Zardari


September 8th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday urged the Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari to consider the mercy plea of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian prisoner on ... Read more...

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Ravi Shankar in Argentina to promote world peace


September 5th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Sep 5 (IANS) Indian spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar arrived in Argentina late Tuesday to spread the message of universal peace and educate people on giving up ... Read more...

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Badal takes up cause of Punjabi farmers in Gujarat


September 4th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 4 (IANS) Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday wrote to his Gujarat counterpart Narendra Modi and BJP president Nitin Gadkari over the grievance of Punjabi farmers of ... Read more...

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Purge hate-filled textbooks: Pakistani daily (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 4 (IANS) A Pakistani daily wants hate-filled school textbooks purged after an official panel said they entrenched prejudices against minorities and distorted history.An editorial in the News International ... Read more...

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Actor Rajendra Prasad recovering, under observation


September 4th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) Actor Rajendra Prasad, who suffered a mild stroke, is fast recovering but is being kept under observation, said his personal secretary.Rajendra Prasad was rushed to Care ... Read more...

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Purge hate-filled textbooks, says Pakistani daily


September 4th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 4 (IANS) A Pakistani daily has sought the purging of school curricula for hate material after a panel pointed out that books contain material that would entrench prejudice ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Telugu actor Rajendra Prasad suffers stroke, condition stable (With Image)


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) Veteran Telugu actor Rajendra Prasad was Monday admitted to a hospital after he complained acute pain in the chest. He is now stable, a doctor said.He ... Read more...

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Meghalaya organisations demand permit system for visitors


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 3 (IANS) Several social organisations in Meghalaya Monday staged a sit-in, demanding immediate implementation of inner line permit (ILP) to restrict entry of illegal Bangladeshi immigrants to the ... Read more...

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As Kerala celebrates Onam, actor Thilakan battles for life


August 28th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 28 (IANS) While Kerala celebrates its harvest festival Onam, veteran actor Thilakan battles for life.Thilakan has been put on ventilator for the past few days, following multiple organ ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Shah Rukh film shoot rekindles Kashmir magic


August 28th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 28 (IANS) People have started calling it the Shah Rukh Khan factor -- Kashmir perhaps could not have had better brand ambassador than the Yash Chopra film ... Read more...

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Only documentaries reflect the truth: Naseeruddin Shah


August 23rd, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah, who has been in the Hindi film industry for over three decades, believes documentaries are essential as they are the only form ... Read more...

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Marry Western thought with Chinese reality, says daily


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) Western thought has to be combined with China's reality to produce a positive impetus, said a state-run Chinese daily that described the westernization of the country ... Read more...

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DDCA names U-16 tournament after Vijay Mehra


August 18th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Delhi and Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) has named its Under-16 tournament after former India opening batsman Vijay Mehra.Mehra, who played Test cricket in the ... Read more...

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Social Security surplus to be gone by 2013


August 13th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Social Security is a project that has a lot of benefits to the babies and most of them have availed the benefits that come along with ... Read more...

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Rest in peace Prabuddha dada, says fashion world


August 13th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The fashion world Sunday mourned Prabuddha Dasgupta, a self-taught photographer known for his controversial collection of portraits, especially nude photos of urban Indian women, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

KSCSTE wants new advanced Raman Spectroscopy centre


August 10th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 10 (IANS) The state-owned Kerala State Council for Science Technology and Environment (KSCSTE) Friday said it wants to set up a collaborative advanced research facility for co-ordinating interdisciplinary ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Indian menswear brands holding own against international labels


August 6th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The business dynamics of Indian men's apparel industry have witnessed key changes due to the influx of international players. Yet, the increased competition has ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Kerala state Congress gears up for revamp


August 5th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 5 (IANS) Kerala's ruling Congress prepared for the much delayed organisational revamp with prominent leaders, including Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and and state party president Ramesh Chennithala, headed ... Read more...

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Vinod Khanna, Randhir Kapoor reunite


August 4th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Veteran actors Vinod Khanna and Randhir Kapoor are coming together after over three decades in Prabhu Deva's Hindi remake of his Tamil hit "Nuvvostanante Nenoddantana".Their last ... Read more...

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Hope floats for childless in city of lakes (Health Feature)


August 2nd, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Udaipur (Rajasthan), Aug 2 (IANS) As thousands of tourists arrive here this September, the start of the tourist season, so will Rajan and Parul. But this couple from Delhi will ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Some countries are provoking China: daily


August 1st, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) Neighbouring countries with territorial disputes were trying to infringe upon China's sovereignty, a commentary in a Chinese newspaper said Wednesday.These countries "are taking advantage of the ... Read more...

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Big B plans to tabulate ‘Coolie’ incident


August 1st, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Three decades ago he met with nearly fatal accident while shooting for 1982 film "Coolie" and now megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he may tabulate the ... Read more...

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Former BCCI chief P.M. Rungta passes away (Second Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Purshottam Rungta, former president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), died here Thursday after a prolonged illness. He was 84.Rungta was the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Former BCCI chief PM. Rungta passes away (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Purshottam Rungta, former president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), died here Thursday after prolonged illness. He was 84.Rungta was the BCCI ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

All CPI-M candidates pull out of Gorkhaland polls


July 12th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, July 12 (IANS) All Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) candidates Thursday withdrew from the fray for the July 29 elections to the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) in northern West ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

GJM candidates only ones in fray in about half of GTA seats


July 12th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, July 11 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) seems to have an edge in the July 29 election to the 45-member Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), the new body for ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

122 candidates file nominations for GTA polls


July 10th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, July 9 (IANS) A total of 122 candidates have filed nominations for the July 29 election to the 45-member Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), the new body for governing the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Don’t attach conditions to Afghan aid: India tells the world


July 8th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 8 (IANS) India Sunday called for ]indigenisation of foreign aid to Afghanistan and asked the international community to avoid the temptation to set "conditionalities" on such assistance ... Read more...

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This green cover is upsetting residents! (Letter from Punjab)


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), July 3 (IANS) At a time when the Punjab government has launched a comprehensive 'Greening Punjab' drive across the state, residents of Mohali town, adjoining Chandigarh, are ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

For Surjeet Singh, life unfolds a guessing game


July 1st, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Phidde (Punjab), July 1 (IANS) "Pehchanon ji ye kaun hai" (guess who this is), is what Surjeet Singh often hears, as he relaxes on a cot in the sweltering summer ... Read more...

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