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More terracotta warriors unearthed in China


June 11th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) More terracotta warriors were found during excavations at the mausoleum of emperor Qin Shihuang (259-210 B.C.) in China.Among the findings is a giant 2.5-metre tall ... Read more...

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40,000-year-old site found in China


March 21st, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 21 (IANS) Chinese archaeologists have found a 40,000-year-old settlement site dating back to Stone Age.The discovery of Laonainaimiao Ruins was made at a scenic spot in southwestern suburb ... Read more...

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Taj fest postponed due to polls, Agra seethes with anger


January 10th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 10 (IANS) The annual 10-day Taj Mahotsav, which figures prominently on international tourism calendars, has been postponed from Feb 18 to March 16 in view of the Uttar ... Read more...

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Eden gets large crowd for its maiden T20 international


October 30th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) After registering its lowest turnout Tuesday, the Eden Gardens got its roars back with about 50,000 spectators cheering the Indian team against England in the ground's ... Read more...

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Bangaru Laxman withdraws plea for quashing criminal case


October 20th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Bharatiya Janata Party president Bangaru Laxman Thursday withdrew his plea from the Delhi High Court seeking quashing of a criminal case against him ... Read more...

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Traces of ancient civilisation found in Chinese desert


October 18th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) Archaeologists have discovered 10 sites of ancient civilisation in the Badain Jaran desert, China's third largest desert.An archaeological team composed of 11 experts from Inner Mongolia, ... Read more...

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Row over shops at Bangladesh national assembly


August 29th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 29 (IANS) Shops have been rented out at Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban, Bangladesh's national assembly building, a move that has been described as "irresponsible and tasteless" by a noted ... Read more...

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Will ‘Azadi’ mean a meal for me, ask street kids


August 13th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Dressed in a worn-out shirt and shorts, Rodu, all of 11, hopped past swank sedans and intimidating SUVs at a busy traffic intersection in south ... Read more...

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Experts script design principles for India


June 22nd, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) A nine-member panel of experts under the aegis of the National Institute of Design (NID) has prepared guidelines to help designers and manufacturers tool their ... Read more...

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Pakistan tipped off militants, let them flee: US


June 19th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 19 (IANS) US officials have claimed that Pakistan tipped off militants at four bomb-building sites in its tribal areas, allowing the terrorists to flee, after Americans shared intelligence ... Read more...

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Unknown ancient kingdom found in China


April 24th, 2011 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) An unknown kingdom dating back to 1046 B.C. has been unearthed in north China, archaeologists said.The kingdom is probably from the Xizhou dynasty (1046 to 771 ... Read more...

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Smuggling on the rise in US: Report


April 9th, 2011 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 9 (IANS) Smuggling is on the rise in the US, with seizures by the country's customs department up 35 percent in the fiscal year 2010 from 2009, ... Read more...

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Perfume fair organized in Delhi


March 27th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar.27 (ANI): A two-day perfume fair, 'The Itra and Sugandhi Mela', is being organized at Dilli Haat here.Most of the merchants at the fair, which concludes on Sunday, are from ... Read more...

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Visitors throng fashion and jewellery expo in Hyderabad


January 23rd, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Jan 23 (ANI): Aficionados of lifestyle converged in huge numbers at the ongoing fashion and jewellery expo here to have a glimpse at the attractive creations from fashion and jewellery designers.The ... Read more...

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Ten-day Tripura crafts exhibition gives boost to entrepreneurs, artisans


January 21st, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala (Tripura), Jan.21 (ANI): The sixth SARAS exhibition and fair was held here recently for entrepreneurs and artisans.SARAS, or Sale of Articles of Rural Artisans Societies is an initiative of the ministry ... Read more...

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Woollen garments business booms in Agartala


January 2nd, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, Jan.2 (ANI): Woollen garments dealers are doing a brisk business in Agartala as cold wave continues to shiver people in the region.Scores of people are thronging at the established ... Read more...

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‘Free spirit’ Symonds happy out of cricketing spotlight


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Dec. 23 (ANI): Former Australian Test player Andrew Symonds has gone from the glare of the spotlight to the anonymity of farming life in North Queensland.In 2006, during the last Ashes ... Read more...

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Festival of chillies give face to Manipuri women


August 25th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Sirarakhong (Manipur), Aug 25 (ANI): The Women's Union of Sirarakhong village in Manipur organised the first Hathei Phanit (Chilli festival) in the village, in which 120 chilli farmers displayed their wares."This is ... Read more...

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Digital drug peddlers preying on teens using iDoses


August 13th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 13 (ANI): The iDose, an audio file that gives the same stimulation as methamphetamine, cocaine, crack, is being used by digital drug peddlers to prey on teens.All that is required ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kourtney Kardashian sued by clothing company


July 14th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 14 (ANI): Reality TV celebrity Kourtney Kardashian has been sued by a clothing apparel company for children.The lawsuit was filed on July 1, 2010 in Van Nuys, California by ... Read more...

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‘Too sexy to work’ ex-Citi banker now mesmerizes Chase Bank customers!


June 11th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 11 (ANI): Workers and customers at JP Morgan Chase are rooting for sexy banker Debrahlee Lorenzana, saying that she better not be fired from new job."They better not fire ... Read more...

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Aussies getting ripped off by fake porn scam


June 9th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 9 (ANI): A fake porn scam has come out to be one of the most popular ways of ripping Australians, with international fraudsters netting about 70 million dollars in the ... Read more...

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‘Khap Mahapanchayat’ threatens MPs, Delhi blockade


May 24th, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Jind (Haryana), May 23 (IANS) A "Sarv Khap Mahapanchayat" (all community council congregation) held in this Haryana town Sunday threatened to boycott all MPs and assembly members from the state if they ... Read more...

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A whole world toils without ACs, or even fans (Feature)


April 22nd, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Aamir Nowshahri New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) You may cringe and curse and hurry to get inside your air-conditioned car or office. But Delhi is full of people toiling hard under a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India, Australia are Sobers favourites to lift Twenty20 World Cup title


April 21st, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Barbados (West Indies), Apr.21 (ANI): Former West Indies star Gary Sobers has said that India and Australia are his favourites for wresting this year's Twenty20 World Cup title, but adds that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Surajkund Mela provides showcase to northeast artisans


February 13th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Niharika VermaNew Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): Craftsmen and artisans from the north east who participated in the grand Surajkund Craft Fair here have earned appreciation from visitors for their skills ... Read more...

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US Businesses hit hard by the Haiti earthquake


January 15th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-Au-Prince, Jan 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some US Businesses are hit hard by the earthquake in Haiti, as Haiti was an important part of their business strategy, whether for procurement of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bhutias are back spreading warmth in Kolkata (Feature)


December 21st, 2009 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
By Aparajita Gupta Kolkata, Dec 21 (IANS) It's winter in Kolkata and sure enough it has brought in its wake the Bhutias - Tibetan traders who descend from the hilly regions of north ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Turning the Dead Sea mud into money


December 11th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mitzpe Shalem, Dec 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is a very unlikely business model that few would attempt to emulate. It is extremely hot and the only ingredients present there in enormous ... Read more...

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Missing Mariam Makhniashvili spotted alive near Calgary in October


December 3rd, 2009 - 2:51 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Calgary, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is some good news for the kin and kith of the missing Toronto teenager Mariam Makhniashvili as she was possibly spotted near Calgary selling dream ... Read more...

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Five-day ‘business only’ rider at trade fair upsets vendors (Lead)


November 17th, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The decision to earmark the first five days of the India International Trade Fair exclusively for business visitors has left small vendors from many countries disappointed as ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Five-day ‘business only’ rider at trade fair upsets vendors


November 17th, 2009 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The decision to earmark the first five days of the India International Trade Fair exclusively for business visitors has left small vendors from many countries disappointed as ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Archaeologists discover remains of Parthian City in Iran


October 14th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 14 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has discovered the remains of a Parthian city in the North Khorasan Province of Iran.The discovery and identification of the remains of the city, ... Read more...

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Gary Lineker’s fiancee Danielle Bux flaunts her assets


August 25th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): Retire English footballer Gary Lineker's fiancee, Danielle Bux, is said to have flaunted her wares on a recent night out.Bux, 30, a lingerie model, was spotted wearing a ... Read more...

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Ahmedabad shopkeepers woo customers with heavy discounts


August 16th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Aug 16 (ANI): Readymade garment shopkeepers are attracting customers by giving them heavy discounts to beat the recession here.Customers were seen making a beeline for the shops."There is recession and ... Read more...

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