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A false case that delayed India’s cryogenic project (Kerala Newsletter)


September 8th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 8 (IANS) In the early 1990s, S. Nambi Narayanan was working to develop cryogenic technology when things went for a toss and he was arrested on false ... Read more...

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Nobody cares for Pakistan’s heritage, laments daily


July 9th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) Heritage? Who cares! That was the sarcastic comment of a Pakistani daily after a massive hoard of ancient statues and coins were found ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

8,000 agro jobs at risk due to Italy quakes


June 6th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 6 (IANS/AKI) Around 8,000 jobs in Italy's agriculture sector may be lost following two deadly earthquakes in the northern part of the country last month, an agriculture trade ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan asked to cut military spending


May 27th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) An India-Pakistan media conclave here has urged the two countries to cut their military expenditure and focus more on socio-economic development."Increasing tensions between India and ... Read more...

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Animals build giant web to survive the Australian flood


March 8th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the wake of the recent floods that have devastated the Wagga Wagga region of Australia, some creatures have come to the realization that only teamwork can ... Read more...

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NSW floods lead to mass evacuations


March 6th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The rising waters in the New South Wales region has forced officials to ask thousands of people to evacuate the region. Nearly 75 percent of the region ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Mary Kay Ash’s pink mansion up for sale


February 20th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dallas, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Late cosmetic mogul Mary Kay Ash’s mansion in Dallas has been re-listed on the market. The pink mansion was initially listed on the market for $5.7 million ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Now internet passwords are left in wills


October 13th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) Increasing number of people in Britain leave their internet passwords in their wills as they pass on their treasured "digital inheritance" worth billions of pounds to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sibal to unveil draft National Telecom Policy 2011


October 9th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Amid rising concerns and lawsuits over allocation of telecom spectrum, a precious national resource, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal will Monday unveil a draft of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

LivingSocial announces its deal with Whole Foods


September 14th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) LivingSocial has announced a collaboration with organic giant Whole Foods Market Inc. to run the first ever countrywide grocery store daily deals in the United States. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

F1 will find it tough to match cricket’s hype: Ecclestone


August 18th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone is confident the Budh Track in the outskirts of the capital will be ready for the October 30 race, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

A week after blasts, Mumbaikars feel helpless, resentful


July 20th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Exactly a week after their city was rocked by triple blasts, Mumbaikars Wednesday seemed resigned to living under the shadow of terror. India's financial capital has ... Read more...

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Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor: Tokyo summit to sign projects (Lead)


July 4th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Several Indian and Japanese companies are likely to sign joint venture pacts worth billions of dollars at an upcoming business summit in Tokyo for setting ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

INLD demands judicial probe into villager’s murder


June 10th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 10 (IANS) Haryana's main opposition party Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) Friday sought a judicial probe into the killing of a former village headman in which the names ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kanimozhi, four others co-accused in 2G spectrum case (Lead)


April 25th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday named five more people, including Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi's daughter Kanimozhi, co-accused in the case involving ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India-Africa business conclave starts Sunday


March 25th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) With booming two-way trade, investment deals worth billions of dollars are likely to be discussed at the three-day India-Africa project partnership conclave that starts ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

11.1-bn-rupee bailout package insufficient for multibillion loss-stricken Pak Railways


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 22(ANI): The Pakistan Railways is set to get a hefty 11.1-billion-rupee bailout package to improve its current situation, but insiders believe that this amount would be nothing more than peanuts ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Holi’ fever grips devotees across India


March 20th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Vrindavan/Mumbai/Varanasi, Mar. 20 (ANI): Holi, the festival of colours, was celebrated across the country on Sunday and on Saturday with the usual gaiety, fevour and tradition associated with it.In Vrindavan, devotees gathered ... Read more...

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Malaysia vying for projects in India worth billions: Samy Vellu


March 9th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar.9 (ANI): Malaysian Envoy to India and South Asia on Infrastructure S. Samy Vellu has said that Malaysia is vying for at least five mega projects in India worth ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Libya owns assets in 35 countries


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 3 (IANS) Libya has spread its wealth across at least 35 nations in investments ranging from real estate in Britain and hotels in the Middle East to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian companies discuss nuclear MoUs with Canada


February 26th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Ottawa, Feb 26 (IANS) As India and Canada resume nuclear ties after 36 years, Indian companies discussed MoUs with their Canadian counterparts at the Nuclear Industry Conference and Trade ... Read more...

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DEVAS deal annulment only involves upfront costs: ISRO


February 10th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 10 (IANS) India's space agency Thursday said it could annul the agreement with DEVAS Multimedia on allotting space spectrum using S-band -- high value and scarce radio waves ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

INLD seeks judicial probe into Haryana land scam


January 26th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 26 (IANS) Haryana's main opposition party Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) Wednesday sought a judicial probe into a multi-billion-rupee land scandal in the state during the tenure of the Bhupinder ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

P5 toasts emerging India; Pakistan, China migraine stays (2010 in Retrospect)


December 28th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) It was the blockbuster diplomatic year for an emerging India that got elected to a non-rotating seat in the Security Council after nearly ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Russia flays Pakistan over 26/11, backs India for UNSC, NSG (Roundup)


December 21st, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Underlining their "privileged strategic partnership," India and Russia Tuesday inked a raft of agreements worth billions of dollars, including a contract to jointly build advanced stealth ... Read more...

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Russia asks Pakistan to push 26/11 probe, backs India for UNSC, NSG (Second Lead)


December 21st, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Underlining their "privileged strategic partnership," India and Russia Tuesday inked a raft of agreements worth billions of dollars, including a contract for jointly building a fifth ... Read more...

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Some 50 business pacts signed during Wen’s visit


December 15th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) China Development Bank Wednesday signed financial pacts worth billions of dollars, including one with Reliance Power and another with ICICI Bank, as part of some 50 business ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Germany offers India joint defence production for third-party sale


December 6th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Pitching hard to grab lucrative defence deals worth billions of dollars, Germany Monday said it has offered India provisions for forgoing an end user monitoring agreement ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan, Iran, Afghanistan to check narcotics smuggling


November 25th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Pakistan, Iran and Afghanistan signed an agreement here Thursday on a joint plan of action to curb smuggling of narcotics in the region.The agreement ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Investigation probe reveals that the Tuna black market is worth billions of dollars


November 8th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Nov 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A probe by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists has revealed systematic violation of official quotas of tuna that can be captured by any country. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Obama on mission to sell more to India, create US jobs (Second Lead)


November 5th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) President Barack Obama Friday embarked on a history making trip to India focused on selling US goods and creating jobs in America with corporate deals ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India yet to send request for secret bank data: Swiss Ambassador


October 27th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 27 (IANS) The Switzerland government has not received any request from the Indian government for sharing the names of tax evaders who have stashed away their illicit money in Swiss ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UAE gives clothes to flood-hit in Pakistan


September 12th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 12 (IANS/WAM) A team from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) stationed in the flood-hit areas of Pakistan distributed clothes to over 700 people on the occasion of Eid, officials ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Tsar Nicholas II’s billions of pounds worth lost gold found in world’s deepest lake in Siberia?


September 1st, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Sept 1 (ANI): A Russian mini-submarine may have found billions of pounds worth tsar lost gold on the floor of the world's oldest and deepest lake in Siberia.According to the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New India-Swiss pact not to recover black money: Pranab


August 31st, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Finance MInister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday clarified that the revised Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement India signed with Switzerland will not help the country in getting back the ... Read more...

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