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Private airlines not keen to operate in northeast: NEC


September 4th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 3 (IANS) The North Eastern Council (NEC) is not finding a suitable airline company to operate in the northeastern states, an official of the regional planning body said ... Read more...

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Raman Singh slams Congress on coal block allocations


August 27th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 27 (IANS) Chief Minister Raman Singh Monday denied his role in the allocation of coal blocks in Chhattisgarh and accused the prime minister of having read only a ... Read more...

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General Motors imposes lockout at Brazil complex


July 25th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, July 25 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian subsidiary of General Motors said Tuesday that it was suspending production at its manufacturing complex in Sao Jose dos Campos pending an agreement ... Read more...

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Kushinagar in UP to have international airport


July 18th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 18 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government will soon undertake construction of an international airport at the Buddhist pilgrimage town of Kushinagar, around 320 km from here, an ... Read more...

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Will move apex court over bus corridor: Dikshit


July 17th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday said the issue of Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) corridor's viability was being politicised and the government planned to move ... Read more...

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Pawar steps down as ICC president, Issac takes over


June 28th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 28 (IANS) India's Sharad Pawar stepped down as the president of the International Cricket Council (ICC) and was replaced by New Zealander Alan Issac.Isaac, the former chairman ... Read more...

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Metal band Korn coming to India


June 15th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The members of American metal band Korn have set a date with India. Already familiar with Indian fans through Facebook, they are set to ... Read more...

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Government told to decide fast on bio-fuels programme: Parliament panel


May 7th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Rapping the rural development ministry's land resources department for the "inordinate delay" in finalising a bio-fuels programme, a parliamentary panel has sought for the matter ... Read more...

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Punjab to fill all vacancies of teachers


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 2 (IANS) The Punjab government Monday announced that all vacancies of school and college teachers will be filled soon.Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal gave approval to fill all ... Read more...

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Kudankulam row enabled deliberations on atomic power: Kalam


March 21st, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 20 (IANS) The Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) imbroglio has enabled detailed deliberations on atomic power generation, its viability, safety and other aspects, said former Indian president A.P.J.Abdul ... Read more...

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Naveen Patnaik seeks revival of fertilizer plant


March 7th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 7 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Wednesday sought revival of a closed state-run fertilizer plant in the state to meet the chronic shortage of urea in ... Read more...

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No plans to curb EC’s poll code powers: Government


February 21st, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The government Tuesday vehemently denied it had any plans to curb the powers of the Election Commission onthe model poll code, saying the group ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

NASA considering an outpost on the moon


February 13th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 3rd of February memo from NASA has revealed that a man-tended outpost is being considered in space. The new structure is proposed to be installed ... Read more...

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Greece poised for further spending cuts


February 6th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, Feb 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos and leaders of the country's political parties have agreed to further cut spending by 1.5 percent of GDP, the Greek ... Read more...

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English club Portsmouth ordered to wind-up


January 25th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) English football club Portsmouth, which been suffering severe financial troubles, has been handed a winding-up petition by the Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC) over an ... Read more...

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HPPCL hydro projects quake resistant, says minister


December 20th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) State-run Himachal Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (HPPCL) has said its ongoing hydropower projects are quake resistant, not affecting the fragile hill ecology, according to Minister ... Read more...

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Kingfishers’ stock rises by two percent


November 21st, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) The scrip of the Vijay Mallya-led Kingfisher Airlines Monday rose by two percent on the back of news that the government has asked the Life ... Read more...

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HSN introduces QR codes in their home shopping model


October 7th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) HSN has announced that viewers will be able to purchase products right from their television set with the introduction of QR Codes for its TV programming. The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Bangladesh opposition party says no to electronic voting


July 6th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 6 (IANS) The country's main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has said that it is opposed to the introduction of electronic voting machines (EVMs) in the next ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chrysler repays $5.1 billion in TARP loans


May 25th, 2011 - 1:43 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Department of the Treasury on Tuesday announced that Chrysler Group LLC repaid $5.1 billion of its outstanding Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) loans.Chrysler repaid $5.1 ... Read more...

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Ex-judge’s comment on Jaitapur N-plant unscientific: Ramesh


May 23rd, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Monday termed "unscientific and disappointing" former Delhi High Court chief justice A.P. Shah's statement that Jaitapur nuclear power project ... Read more...

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Verizon, AT&T; crucial to BlackBerry tablet sales


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 22 (IANS) The BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM), which is pinning hopes on its PlayBook tablet to be a game-changer for the Canadian wireless giant, is banking ... Read more...

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L&T; achieves financial closure for Hyderabad Metro Rail (Lead)


April 5th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 5 (IANS) L&T; Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Ltd (L&TMRHL;), a subsidiary of L&T; Infrastructure Development Projects, Tuesday announced that it has achieved financial closure for the Rs.16,375 crore ... Read more...

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Dunlop to withdraw lay-off notice at Bengal plant


April 5th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) The lay-off notice issued by tyre-maker Dunlop India at its Sahaganj plant in West Bengal's Hooghly district will be withdrawn immediately, Ruia Group chairman Pawan K. ... Read more...

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L&T; achieves financial closure for Hyderabad metro


April 5th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 5 (IANS) L&T; Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Ltd (L&TMRHL;) Tuesday announced that it had achieved financial closure for the Rs.16,375 crore Hyderabad metro rail project, described as the ... Read more...

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Medical advance may allow women to freeze their eggs in 20s, have babies at 50


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): A new IVF breakthrough could allow women to have babies in middle age after freezing their eggs years before.Midland Fertility Services of Aldridge, near Walsall, developed a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Malaysia ‘not rushing to go nuclear’, says Najib


April 1st, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 1 (IANS) Malaysia Friday said it was putting on hold its plans to seek nuclear power, announced barely three months ago, in view of the nuclear fallout ... Read more...

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Soon, cements that self-repair cracks, store latent heat energy


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): Cements that self-repair cracks and store latent heat energy could be the future building materials - thanks to the efforts of a Spanish researcher.Idurre Kaltzakorta studied the possibility ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Offspring of promiscuous frogs have better survival rates


February 20th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 20 (IANS) The offspring of promiscuous female frogs have a higher rate of survival than those who remain monogamous, new research says. One of nature's mysteries is why some ... Read more...

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Goa sets up Rs.50 crore corpus for PPP projects


January 20th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 20 (IANS) The Goa government Thursday decided to set aside a special corpus of Rs.50 crore (over $1 million) annually to cover viability gaps for infrastructure projects undertaken on ... Read more...

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Centre to release Telangana report today


January 6th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 6 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram will meet leaders from Andhra Pradesh today to discuss the findings of the Sri Krishna report on Telangana.The meeting is ... Read more...

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Efforts on to rescue trapped New Zealand miners (Lead)


November 23rd, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Nov 23 (IANS) Hope still prevails as a second robot was brought in by the army Tuesday in a bid to rescue the 29 miners trapped inside a New Zealand coal ... Read more...

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UK Govt. may force tobacco companies to package cigarettes in plain wrappers


November 21st, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): Tobacco companies could soon be forced to sell cigarette in plain brown wrappers, as a part of the UK Government's effort to stop young people picking up habit. ... Read more...

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Raja, Pilot launch ‘Indian Language Technology Proliferation and Deployment Center’


November 12th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.12 (ANI): Information Technology and Communication Minister A. Raja and Minister of State for Communications and IT Sachin Pilot launched the 'Indian Language Technology Proliferation and Deployment Center' (ILTP-DC) at ... Read more...

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New test ‘to triple’ chances of IVF success


November 8th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 8 (ANI): A new screening technique developed by UK-based researchers could double or triple current IVF success rates.The test allows for any chromosomal abnormalities, the biggest cause of early pregnancy ... Read more...

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