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Independence Day: the streetside view (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) For some, it's a day of celebration or simply chilling with family and friends. But Independence Day is just another day of struggle for millions ... Read more...

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Facebook drive brings in rain gear for poor kids


July 6th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 6 (IANS) The severe monsoon of Goa will now not hold back over 200 children from poor families from attending school.Thanks to a civil society initiative, the ... Read more...

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Delhi reels under searing heat, monsoon a week away (Second lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) With delayed monsoon and the maximum temperature shooting up six degrees above the season's normal to 42 degrees Celsius, the capital reeled under prolonged summer ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Delhi reels under searing heat, monsoon delayed (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) As the monsoon missed its scheduled date with the capital, denizens continued to reel under the scorching heat Friday with the minimum temperature settling four ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Kerala schools reopen after two-month break


June 4th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 4 (IANS) A record 350,000 students in Kerala began a new term Monday as schools across the state re-opened after a two-month break.The state government has decided there ... Read more...

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Daredevils fans brave heat, fill the stands


April 19th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The summer is not fully here yet, all the same it was a warm enough afternoon for the spectators at Ferozeshah Kotla to look for ... Read more...

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X Factor: Brock Loves Makenna


September 29th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night started week two of the auditions for 'The X Factor'. Judges Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, LA Reid, and Cheryl Cole were on hand to choose from ... Read more...

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China arrests 2,200 in crackdown on organied gangs


September 16th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 16 (IANS) Police in China have arrested about 2,200 suspected gangsters and destroyed 18 gangs during a nationwide crackdown, said the ministry of public security in a statement.The ... Read more...

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It’s raining ire against MCD at Ramlila ground


August 19th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Amid all the chants hailing Anna Hazare and slogans to eradicate corruption, many at the Ramlila ground here slammed the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) ... Read more...

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A perky Jai Hind; a speech sans applause (I-Day sidelights)


August 15th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Most people have got used to the rather dour manner in which Prime Minister Manmohan Singh delivers his speeches, except when he consciously chooses ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP leader Mittal again quizzed in CWG case


July 1st, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sudhanshu Mittal, who also runs a marquee business in Delhi, was Friday quizzed by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ... Read more...

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BJP’s Sudhanshu Mittal quizzed in CWG case


June 30th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday questioned Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sudhanshu Mittal, who also runs a marquee business in Delhi, for ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Omar now tweets on PM, weather


March 4th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 4 (IANS) If you want news from Jammu and Kashmir, might as well follow Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Twitter. For, not only did he tweet about ... Read more...

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Men’s Accessories: The Magic Lies In Keeping Them Neat And Clean


November 30th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Nevertheless, as fashion crept deep into man’s psyche, men too, have been great followers of fashion and the accessories used by men also have in time gained popularity with men spending ... Read more...

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Organising Committee issues ad to ‘reveal facts’ about CWG


November 10th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) Amid charges of corruption, the organising committee of the 2010 Commonwealth Games Wednesday issued full page advertisements in leading newspapers about its budget and expenditure in conducting ... Read more...

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Closing ceremony rehearsal makes crowd go berserk


October 14th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) With two hours still to go for the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony, spectators at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium were already clapping and cheering loud as the ... Read more...

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Games merchandising selling like hot cakes


September 3rd, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The sale of Commonwealth Games merchandise may have begun late, but it has been selling like hot cakes within a day of its launch, with ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Lightning strikes Briton at 13:13 on Friday the 13th


August 15th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) A 13-year-old Briton was struck by lightning at 13:13 on Friday the 13th. He escaped with only minor burns. The teenager was struck at Lowestoft Seafront Air Festival Friday, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

13-yr-old boy struck by lightening on Friday the 13th at 13:13


August 14th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 14 (ANI): Friday the 13th really is unlucky for some - a 13-year-old-boy was struck by lightening on Friday the 13th at 13:13.The unnamed boy was struck at Lowestoft Seafront ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Teej festival procession attracts foreign tourists to Jaipur


August 13th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokendra SinghJaipur, Aug 13 (ANI): A colourful procession of Hindu deity Parvati on the occasion of Teej festival attracted scores of people here on Thursday.Thousands of locals and hundreds of foreign ... Read more...

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BJP Yuva Morcha protest over corruption in CWG preparations


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 3 (ANI): Members of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Yuva Morcha took to the streets in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur city on Tuesday to protest the growing controversy ... Read more...

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Poor rainfall affects the rain gear business in Rajashthan


July 14th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, July 14 (ANI): The sale of protective rain gear like umbrellas, raincoats and similar items have failed to pick up in Jaipur due to inadequate rainfall during the monsoon season in ... Read more...

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One Billion Seconds to a heartbreak / Heartbreak in Amsterdam


July 13th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Amsterdam, July 13 (ANI): I didn't expect the day to end this way. I knew there would be a winner and a loser, that the Netherlands had as much a chance of ... Read more...

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Rain Fail To Fizzle Kaboom Town Fireworks


July 4th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Addison, July 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Spectacular fireworks transformed the skyline of the city of Addison in Texas on Saturday as the Kaboom Town was observed with much elan. Despite the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

High demand for umbrellas in Jammu and Kashmir


May 31st, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, May 31 (ANI): The incessant rainfall in Jammu and Kashmir has come as a blessing in disguise for the umbrella sellers, as their business has witnessed a surge in the demand ... Read more...

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Yet again, no doctor on call at Taj!


May 20th, 2010 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, May 20 (IANS) An elderly tourist from Karnataka died of a heart attack at the Taj Mahal last week, raising questions as to why the authorities had not been ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Magistrate allows Orissa labourers to work in cooler climes


May 11th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Bargarh (Orissa), May 11 (ANI): With the mercury rising above 45-degree mark, the labourers in Orissa's Bargarh District have been allowed to work in cooler temperatures."We have made arrangements for drinking ... Read more...

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Ukraine parliament ratifies naval base deal with Russia (Lead)


April 27th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, April 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Ukrainian parliament Tuesday ratified a naval base deal with Russia amid brawls and a smoke bomb and egg-throwing incident inside the house. A total of 236 people ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Caparisoned elephants steal the show at Thrissur Pooram


April 24th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Trissur (Kerala), April 24 (IANS) Thirty elephants vying with each other in a colourful display of umbrellas, including some that looked like a seven-storied building, Saturday enthralled lakhs of people who gathered ... Read more...

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Parts of India reeling under severe heat wave


April 12th, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by ANI
Nagpur / Kolkata, Apr 12 (ANI): With the mercury rising, severe heat wave conditions are sweeping across many cities in the country.In Nagpur, temperatures are being pegged at close 44 degree ... Read more...

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Severe heat wave in Bhubaneswar


April 10th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar (Orissa), Apr 10 (ANI): The scorching heat has thrown life out of normal gear in Bhubaneswar here with the weather department issuing a heat wave advisory in the region for the ... Read more...

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OK Go’s ‘cool’ pop video a net sensation


March 21st, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 21 (ANI): The newest sensation on the web is the video of a Los Angeles band called 'OK Go', that shows a four-minute chain reaction of household objects crashing into ... Read more...

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Nubrella Inventor Appeared In ABC’s Shark Tank


February 6th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Almost everyone needs to use umbrella to protect himself or herself from rain and sunlight. However, the common grievance among the umbrella users is that the ... Read more...

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China bent on cutting India down to size: Former NSA


December 22nd, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Terming China hegemonistic and very aggressive, former national security advisor (NSA) Brajesh Mishra Tuesday called for the right combination of strategic and diplomatic policies to ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift concert tickets available


October 24th, 2009 - 1:43 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Corpus Christi, Oct 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports, the Taylor Swift concert tickets got sold out on Ticketmaster.com within one hour of opening. However, recent reports suggests that more tickets ... Read more...

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