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Reliance Power refutes auditor on excess coal benefit (Lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The permission to Reliance Power to use excess coal from three blocks allocated to Sasan Ultra Mega Power Project resulted in an undue benefit, says ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Another officer’s suicide stuns colleagues in UP


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 3 (IANS) Yet another Uttar Pradesh officer - one known for his integrity - has killed himself because of growing tension at workplace.In the last four years, five ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

There is rivalry in shooting too: Manavjit Sandhu


July 20th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Trap shooter Manavjit Sandhu has said it is a myth that marksmen compete with themselves and don't have a rival like other sports do."I have been ... Read more...

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Elusive CPI-M leader turns up for questioning


July 5th, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Idukki (Kerala), July 4 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist former district secretary M.M. Mani, who on two occasions failed to appear before a police probe team, Wednesday turned up and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Brazilian Jefferson set to sign for Sporting Lisbon


June 4th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 4 (IANS) Portuguese club Sporting Lisbon is on the verge of signing highly-rated Brazilian midfielder Jeferson for an undisclosed fee.Jeferson's Brazilian club Botafogo confirmed Sunday that ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Betis to tour China for first time


May 8th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 8 (IANS) Spanish La Liga football club Betis will tour China for the first time this summer. Club President Miguel Guillen explained that the club's first trip to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Raja Bhaiya orders coolers for prisoners


April 10th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 10 (IANS) Prisoners in Uttar Pradesh may look forward to a less harsh summer with Jails Minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh aka Raja Bhaiya ordering installation of coolers, fans ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Out of politburo, Achuthanandan is miffed


April 9th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), April 9 (IANS) Former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan was clearly upset Monday after he failed to make it into the politburo of the Communist Party of India-Marxist ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Murdoch’s Sky News admits hacking emails


April 5th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Rupert Murdoch's Sky News channel has admitted to hacking emails by authorising its reporters on at least two occasions.The potentially embarrassing revelation can further dent the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bolton midfielder Muamba critically ill after collapse


March 18th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) Bolton Wanderers midfielder Fabrice Muamba is "critically ill" after collapsing to the ground in an English football FA Cup quarterfinal tie against Tottenham Hotspur."Bolton Wanderers can ... Read more...

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Shukla blasts Venkat for being dropped from East Zone squad


March 12th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) All-rounder Laxmi Ratan Shukla, who single-handedly took Bengal to their first Vijay Hazare Trophy, Monday slammed East Zone selector Raja Venkat for dropping him from ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India ranks high in corruption-hit nations: Court


February 12th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) India ranks prominently high in the list of countries plagued by corruption, a Delhi court has said while handing down one year imprisonment to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Odisha gang rape: Women panel seeks action against doctors


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 3 (IANS) Odisha's State Commission for Women (SCW) Friday has sought action against the doctors who neglected a woman who was allegedly gang-raped in state's Puri district in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tusker tales: What ails captive elephants in Kerala


December 29th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 29 (IANS) Elephants in India may be considered an embodiment of Lord Ganesh, but the status of captive jumbos in Kerala is anything but divine. Experts say the ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Dwyer receives FIH ‘Player of the year’ award


December 10th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Dec 10 (IANS) Australian hockey superstar Jamie Dwyer was honoured with the men's FIH Player of the Year for 2011 while compatriot Matthew Swann won the Young Player award.It ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Now Michelle Yeoh sidelined at IFFI function


December 3rd, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 3 (IANS) Organisers of the 42nd International Film festival of India (IFFI) appear to have made it a habit to invite gorgeous 'A' list Hollywood celebrities but then ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hamilton eyes victories in Abu Dhabi, Brazil


November 6th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS/CMC) British race car driver Lewis Hamilton said he would like to complete this year's Formula 1 season with victories in the last two races.The former F1 champion ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Congress rejects Farooq Abdullah’s overtures


November 4th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 4 (IANS) Congress Friday rejected National Conference president Farooq Abdullah's regrets over his party leader Mustafa Kamal's anti-Congress diatribe.Reacting to Farooq Abdullah's statement issued late Thursday evening in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kerala minister Jacob dies in hospital


October 31st, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 30 (IANS) Kerala Civil Supplies Minister T.M.Jacob died Sunday night at a private hospital here, according to family sources. He was 61.Jacob, who led the Kerala Congress-Jacob and ... Read more...

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2006 Chandy deal: Heated debate, walkout in Kerala assembly


October 25th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 25 (IANS) The Kerala assembly witnessed over two hours of heated debate followed by an opposition walkout Tuesday over a 2006 decision by Oommen Chandy to set up ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Dalai Lama visa denial dragged to South African court


October 18th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Oct 18 (IANS) The recent denial of visa to the Dalai Lama by the South African government has been dragged to courts here.In an affidavit before the Western ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jagjit Singh’s death mourned by political class


October 10th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Condolences poured in from political leaders Monday over the death of ghazal king Jagjit Singh.President Pratibha Patil in her message to his wife Chitra ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Two LeT kingpins put on US terror list


September 29th, 2011 - 2:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) The United States Wednesday imposed financial sanctions on two founding members of the Pakistan based terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) held responsible for the 2008 Mumbai terror ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Lindsay Lohan is the new face of Philipp Plein


September 26th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood star Lindsay Lohan has been handed a new deal to model for the fashion house Philipp Plein. The 25-year-old actress went for the photo shoot ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Parker tackles working mom blues


August 23rd, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Actress Sarah Jessica Parker says that she tries not to feel guilty about being a working mother and makes sure that her children get a lot ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Governor to act swiftly if Yeddyurappa found guilty’ (Lead)


July 27th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 26 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj would act swiftly if Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa is found guilty by the Lokayukta probe into the multi-crore mining scam in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

13/7, scribe’s murder set to rock Maharashtra assembly


July 24th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) The July 13 bombings and investigative journalist Jyotirmoy Dey's murder here are expected to rock the Maharashtra assembly's monsoon session starting Monday.Also set to be ... Read more...

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Diabetes drug curbs excessive hunger


June 28th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 28 (IANS) People with a harrowing genetic disorder known as Prader-Willi Syndrome, often develop insatiable appetites for life. But a study based on a drug, prescribed for some ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

I will be an impartial speaker: Karthikeyan


June 22nd, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 22 (IANS) Kerala assembly Speaker G. Karthikeyan Wednesday said he was not worried about the wafer-thin majority of the Congress-led United Democratic Front and would act impartially."I will ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Gambhir will be dropped if he is unfit, says BCCI


May 26th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Thursday said Gautam Gambhir will be dropped from the tour to the West Indies if he is found unfit."We are ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gambhir likely to miss Windies tour with sore shoulder


May 26th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Gautam Gambhir has been advised rest for six weeks to nurse his "sore shoulder" and is likely to miss the West Indies tour starting June ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Maya Moore handed Jordan brand deal by Nike


May 19th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Maya Moore has been handed a deal which was previously only given to men. Maya has been given a deal to the Jordan brand by apparel ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Victoria Beckham’s baby bump is now visible


April 14th, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, April 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Victoria Beckham recently traveled to London to attend to some business issues but curiously she tried to hide her baby bump. The former Spice Girls rocker ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Manipuri youth held with banned substance worth Rs.2 crore


April 4th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) A Manipuri youth linked with an northeast militant group was arrested here with 200 kg of ephedrine, a banned substance used in manufacturing stimulants such ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Courtney Love slams Kelly Osbourne for calling her a ‘crackhead’


April 3rd, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Courtney Love has attacked Kelly Osbourne in a rambling video message after hearing she had referred to her as a 'crackhead' on her E! show.The 46-year-old Hole singer ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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