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Odisha to implement public service act from Jan 2013


September 12th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 12 (IANS) Odisha will implement the right to public service act from Jan 1 next year to make the state administration accountable for providing certain services to citizens ... Read more...

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Global FDI rises 16 percent: UN report


July 6th, 2012 - 8:12 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, July 6 (IANS) Despite the ongoing eurozone crisis, global foreign direct investment (FDI) increased by 16 percent to $1.536 trillion in 2011, a UN report said.According to "World Investment ... Read more...

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IGNOU launches courses in water conservation


April 9th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started its admission process for two special courses in water harvesting, a statement said Monday. Admissions are ... Read more...

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Will get money, channel officials in touch: KBC winner


December 13th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) KBC winner Sushil Kumar Tuesday denied reports that he had complained about not getting his Rs.5 crore prize money, saying Sony officials were constantly ... Read more...

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Rihanna’s intimate video banned in France


November 23rd, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Rihanna's latest music video "We Found Love" has been banned in France after the love scenes were deemed too suggestive.The video, which shows a destructive ... Read more...

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Vitamin E supplement ups chances of prostate cancer


October 12th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 12 (IANS) Daily intake of a vitamin E supplement, once thought to reduce cancer risk, increases chances of prostate cancer among men, new research says. The finding is ... Read more...

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Over half a million passport applications pending


September 7th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The government Wednesday admitted that over half a million passport applications are pending with various regional offices. It attributed the delay to a host of ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh mulls legislation for time-bound public work


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 2 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government has been working on a Lok Seva Guarantee Act to ensure that basic public work and applications are disposed ... Read more...

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On bed of thorns in support of Anna


August 27th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 27 (IANS) Expressing solidarity with Anna Hazare, a young farmer of Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district lay down on a bed of thorns for 10 hours.Satya Narayan, 25, ... Read more...

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High gas prices lead to decline in traffic accidents


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 02 (ANI): Rising gas prices create an accompanying decline in all traffic accidents, including drunk-driving crashes, according to a study by Mississippi State's Social Science Research Center.An SSRC demographer, Guangqing ... Read more...

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How data helps to know people’s mind


April 29th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 29 (ANI): An author has described how psychologists can use their data to learn about the different ways that people's minds work.Most psychology research is done by asking a big ... Read more...

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Parents of young kids ‘eat more fatty foods, lead unhealthier lives’


April 12th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 12 (ANI): A study has found that the parents of young children are unhealthier than their childless peers.According to scientists, mothers with young children are heavier and eat more calories ... Read more...

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Yemen’s President Saleh negotiating his departure


March 27th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sanaa, Mar.27 (ANI): Yemen's President, Ali Abdullah Saleh is negotiating his departure from power during talks with the opposition.Yemeni Foreign Minister Abubakr al-Qirbi has said that transfer of power could be negotiated, ... Read more...

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No make-up for Mirren in ‘The Temptest’


March 9th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Actress Helen Mirren did not wear make-up for the big screen adaptation of William Shakespeare play "The Temptest" because it would look ridiculous.The 65-year-old actress played ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan might be looking at some more jail time


February 24th, 2011 - 2:50 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The judge who is hearing the grand theft charge against Lindsay Lohan had told the troubled star that if she accepts the DA’s plea bargain and ... Read more...

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Mobile-phone use not linked to increased brain cancer risk


February 18th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A study by University of Manchester scientists suggests that radio frequency exposure from cell phone use does not increase the risk of developing brain cancers by any significant ... Read more...

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Kids as young as 5 can learn to use computer mouse


February 17th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): A new study has revealed that children as young as 5 years old can learn how to use a computer mouse.While age is an important component in determining ... Read more...

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Ancient teeth found in Israeli cave raise questions about humans’ origin


February 10th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): A Binghamton University anthropologist has said that eight small teeth found in a cave near Rosh Haain, central Israel, are raising big questions about the earliest existence of ... Read more...

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Now, ’self-destructing’ SMSs to spell end to late-night drunken rants


February 6th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 6 (ANI): For anyone who has ever sent a text message in a hurry and then regretted later, here's some good news: A 'self-destructing' text message system could spell the ... Read more...

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Small And Medium Films Will Benefit During World Cup Season: Industry Experts


January 31st, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The season of World Cup and Indian Premiere League is coming as a blessing for the small and medium budget films, say the industry experts. The big banner houses usually ... Read more...

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Vijay’s Filmmaker Father S A Chandrasekar Says Vijay Will Enter Politics At 40


January 22nd, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
There have been a lot of speculation regarding Tamil star Vijay’s entry into the politics. Now, his filmmaker father S A Chandrasekar has cleared the air saying that his son ... Read more...

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Katie Price, Alex Reid: Three Months To Rebuild Relationship


January 7th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Katie Price or Jordan is all for settling into a three month time period to give ample time to her marriage with Alex Reid, which is tentatively almost on the ... Read more...

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Lee Harvey Oswald’s coffin sells for $87,469


December 17th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Santa Monica, Dec 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The coffin in which Lee Harvey Oswald was buried between the time period from 1963 to 1981 was sold for a whooping $87,469.It may be recalled ... Read more...

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Chelsea Football club owner Roman Abramovich to run for the Russian parliament


December 17th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Dec 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are reports that Chelsea Football club owner Roman Abramovich is planning to contest for his re-election into the Russian parliament. It may be recalled that he ... Read more...

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High School Grades Might Influence Health


December 11th, 2010 - 1:41 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study suggests that those students who make better scores on high school will be more likely to lead healthier lives as adults. This would lead one ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift’s Concert Tickets Being Sold In Advance


December 5th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Anyone who has been waiting to see Taylor Swift perform live, will surely drool over this news. It has been reported that tickets for North American ... Read more...

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Trapped ice reveals changing trends of biomass burning over 650 yrs


December 4th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): A new study has shown that carbon monoxide trapped in a column of Antarctic ice spanning 650 years reveals fluctuations in biomass burning --the consumption of wood, peat ... Read more...

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Vasanthabalan Ropes In Bharath Again For His Next


December 2nd, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Vasanthabalan is presently busy with another big budget period film titled 'Aravaan'. His next project will also be another period film set in the time period of World War II. It ... Read more...

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It Is Once In A ‘Blue Moon’ Tonight


November 21st, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The popular English proverb, "Once In A Blue Moon" holds true today. Today, the world will witness a rare sight in the sky. Contrary to the ... Read more...

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Was ‘Jhootha Hi Sahi’ Really Delayed?


October 28th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Right through the making of Jhootha Hi Sahi, there were murmurs and speculations around how the film had to go through various ups and downs due ... Read more...

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Pak Army ‘illegally’ gave funds to Bugti’s rivals under Musharraf’s call: Audit report


October 28th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 28 (ANI): The Pakistani Army had distributed illegal funds to the rivals of Nawab Akbar Bugti between 2000 and 2002, according to an audit report.The Audit department report presented ... Read more...

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Vanessa Redgrave & James Earl Jones ‘Driving Miss Daisy’ to Broadway


October 26th, 2010 - 2:38 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones are all ready to star in Broadway’s premiere of ‘Driving Miss Daisy’, the Pulitzer Prize winning play which was made into an ... Read more...

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US Newspaper Circulation is Down by 5%


October 26th, 2010 - 2:05 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent report from the Associated Press reveals that newspaper circulation in the United States is still dropping.The Audit Bureau of Circulations showed that the average daily circulation ... Read more...

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‘Rakta Charitra’ and ‘Jhootha Hi Sahi’ Fight It Out; ‘Hissss’ Follows


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): 'Rakta Charitra' has been projected for what it is which means that audience has been well prepared for the violent saga that lies ahead. Since the ... Read more...

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Azhar Haidri Causes Uproar By Marrying 2 Wives in 24 Hours


October 21st, 2010 - 3:10 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man in Pakistan who married two different women within a twenty four hour time period has gained national attention and created quite an uproar in Pakistan.Twenty three ... Read more...

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