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The new IIT exam pattern (Factfile)


June 28th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
The Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Council Wednesday struck a compromise with the human resource development ministry on the new pattern of entrance examinations. Here are its salient features:* There will ... Read more...

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Kolkata Metro gets automatic signalling system


April 22nd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Kolkata Metro's automatic signalling system became operational Sunday, enhancing the transit system's safety and paving way for increased frequency of trains."The new Rs.12-crore signalling system became ... Read more...

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Bulk, retail deposit interest rates would go down first: Bankers


April 17th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 17 (IANS) Welcoming the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) move to reduce the reverse purchase (repo) rate by 50 basis points and other features of the monetary policy ... Read more...

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Codify Muslim personal law: Islamic scholars, activists


February 5th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) It was a rude shock for 40-year-old Nagma Sheikh when she was thrown out of the house in middle of the night by her husband ... Read more...

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Himachal Lokayukta will be strengthened, says new chief


February 3rd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 3 (IANS) An effective Lokayukta system would be shortly put in place in Himachal Pradesh, the state's new Lokayukta Justice (retd) L.S. Panta said here Friday."The office ... Read more...

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Strands of similarity in Azad, Kishenji killings


November 26th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) There is a time gap of almost 17 months between the violent deaths of top Maoist leaders Cherukuri Rajkumar alias Azad and M. Koteshwar Rao ... Read more...

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Libyan NTC member doubts Gaddafi death account


October 23rd, 2011 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Oct 23 (IANS) A member of Libya's National Transitional Council (NTC) has raised doubts over the exact circumstances of the death of former leader Muammar Gaddafi, Al Jazeera reported."Gaddafi ... Read more...

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Charge against me in 2G scam is silly: Sharad Kumar (Lead)


August 20th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) DMK MP Kanimozhi's close aide and Kalaignar TV managing director Sharad Kumar Saturday informed a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special court here that the ... Read more...

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Hayden returns to cricket with Big Bash League


July 25th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 25 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Matthew Hayden will return to cricket with the inaugural Big Bash League where he will play for Brisbane Heat.Hayden, 39, has not played ... Read more...

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Voyager 1 Moving Into Interstellar Space Gradually


December 14th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Voyager 1 Spacecraft made by NASA is slowly moving out of the solar system as scientists have measured. The unmanned spacecraft will take 4 more ... Read more...

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Break for Games will not affect syllabus, say schools


September 30th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The close of schools in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) during the Commonwealth Games (CWG) will not affect the completion of the syllabus as alternative ... Read more...

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New study challenges Clovis comet catastrophe theory


September 30th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 30 (ANI): The controversial theory that an ancient comet impact devastated the Clovis people, one of the earliest known cultures to inhabit North America, has been challenged by a new ... Read more...

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One more train added to Delhi-Gurgaon corridor


June 22nd, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Delhi Metro Tuesday added an additional train to its existing fleet of five on the newly inaugurated 14.47 km Gurgaon-New Delhi Metro line, an official said. ... Read more...

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Southern California Experiences Two Earthquakes


June 13th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Borrego Springs, California, June 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Borrego Springs community in the San Diego county of California experienced two successive earthquakes on Saturday night, reports have stated.The ... Read more...

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Manhattan court denies bail to failed Times Square bomber


May 20th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 20 (ANI): A Manhattan Federal Court has denied bail to failed Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad, as his court-appointed defence lawyer did not challenge the prosecution's plea of him ... Read more...

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YouTube, age 5, is just getting started


May 18th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Andy Goldberg San Francisco, May 18 (DPA) It's spawned scandals, spoofs and sensations and is probably the biggest time waster on the planet.But as video-sharing internet site YouTube celebrated its ... Read more...

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IPL and broadcasters continue to haggle


March 11th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) With only a day left for the start of the third edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the bosses of the cash-rich Twenty20 tournament and an ... Read more...

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Indian warships to stay in Gulf of Aden till piracy ends: official


November 9th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Paradip (Orissa), Nov 9 (IANS) The Indian Navy warships stationed in the Gulf of Aden to protect Indian merchant ships from frequent attacks by Somali pirates will remain in the region until ... Read more...

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Dubai financial centre to channel capital from India, China


November 17th, 2008 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 17 (IANS) The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) is preparing itself in the face of the global financial crisis to act as a major channel for capital flows between emerging ... Read more...

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Lehman operations in Dubai stopped


September 16th, 2008 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 16 (IANS) Bankrupt investment bank Lehman Brothers has been precluded from doing any business in the Dubai financial market unless otherwise decided by its administrators.The Dubai Financial Services Authority (DFSA) ... Read more...

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Police to study viscera of dead girl student


August 30th, 2008 - 2:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29(IANS) Delhi Police have requested for permission to conduct a viscera test on the teenaged girl student who died after jumping from the fifth floor of her school hostel ... Read more...

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Dubai financial centre to offer London University degree


June 22nd, 2008 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 22 (IANS) The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) has tied up with the University of London's Centre for Financial and Management Studies (CeFiMS) at the School of Oriental and African ... Read more...

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Indian researchers recipe for box-office success


June 6th, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 6 (ANI): Although movie sequels do not match the box office revenues of the parent films, they rake in larger amounts of moolah than non-sequels, says a new study ... Read more...

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Dhaka body lists `war criminals’ of 1971


April 4th, 2008 - 3:01 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, April 4 (IANS) A research body in Bangladesh, tracking those who worked against the country's freedom movement and killed unarmed civilians at the behest of the then Pakistan regime in 1971, ... Read more...

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New guide to Islamic finance released


March 24th, 2008 - 9:15 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, March 24 (IANS) Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), the onshore hub catering to the global financial industry, has released the first ever comprehensive guide to Islamic finance. The 40-page 'Guide to ... Read more...

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New global financial arbitration centre opens in Dubai


February 17th, 2008 - 5:41 pm ICT by admin
By Aroonim Bhuyan Dubai, Feb 17 (IANS) As part of its efforts to become a global financial centre, Dubai has opened a new international financial arbitration centre in partnership with the London Court ... Read more...

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Woman reunited with biological mum - after 62 years!


November 28th, 2007 - 5:46 pm ICT by admin
London, Nov 28 (ANI): A woman who was given up for adoption while she was a child has tracked down her real mother after a time gap of 62 years.After finding her ... Read more...

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