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Mamata slams doctors for fuelling dengue scare


September 4th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 4 (IANS) Amid a scare over dengue outbreak, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday lashed out against a section of doctors for allegedly mentioning dengue in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

No growth in passenger traffic at Hyderabad airport


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 23 (IANS) The domestic passenger traffic at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here has not witnessed any growth during the current year and is concerned at the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kerala tourism goes hitech


July 9th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 9 (IANS) Kerala Tourism, ahead of the new season starting in two months, will launch a fresh set of mobile-based services and IT-based projects to make the ... Read more...

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US Postal Service posts huge loss


May 11th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) The US Postal Service (USPS) Thursday reported a $3.2 billion loss for the first three months of this year, $1 billion more than the same period ... Read more...

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Apex court wants VIP quota for Haj to go (Lead)


April 16th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said the "goodwill" delegation that the government sends every year during Haj to Saudi Arabia has become some kind of VIP ... Read more...

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Brazil, Mexico settle dispute over auto exports


March 17th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 17 (IANS/EFE) Mexico and Brazil have modified their accord regulating bilateral trade in automobiles, including agreeing to cap the value of their vehicle exports over next three ... Read more...

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Power situation to improve from June: Jayalalithaa


February 4th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday said the power shortage in the state would start easing from June this year.Replying to the debate on the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Himachal to develop eco-tourism in Sangla Valley


December 27th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 27 (IANS) To promote eco-tourism, Himachal Pradesh Tuesday decided to develop camping sites in the picturesque Sangla Valley in Kinnaur district.Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal asked the state-run ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Salman continues winning streak, others shine too (2011 in Retrospect)


December 18th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) From He-Man to funny man, from flamboyant to sombre - Bollywood's top notch actors have shone on the silver screen in various avatars and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

No ‘classical’ insurgency in northeast: Assam Rifles chief


August 26th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Nongkrem (Meghalaya), Aug 26 (IANS) The insurgency in India's northeastern states can no longer be viewed as "classical" guerilla warfare as it lost the support of the people, the head ... Read more...

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70,000 Chinese got US green cards in 2010


June 10th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 10 (IANS) Over 70,000 Chinese applicants obtained a US green card in 2010, according to statistics released by the US Department of Homeland Security.The data shows that 6,625 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hyderabad boy tops IIT-JEE (Lead)


May 25th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Immadi Prudhvi Tej, a resident of Hyderabad, has topped the joint entrance examination (JEE) of the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) whose results were ... Read more...

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Cluster bus service launched in Delhi


May 5th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Designed on the public transport system of Paris, the much awaited cluster bus service was launched by Delhi Chief Minster Shiela Dikshit here Thursday.Under the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Students tense as CBSE exams begin


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Doing their last minute revision, anxious students were seen making their way to examination centres across the capital Tuesday for the start of the Central Board of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

5,644 on-arrival visas issued till November


December 9th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) A total of 5,644 visas on arrival (VoA) were issued to tourists from five countries visiting India till November this year.The VoA scheme, applicable for tourists from ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

NASA awards $1.24 billion contract extension for International Space Station


September 15th, 2010 - 4:48 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – NASA on Tuesday awarded a five-year, $1.24 billion contract extension to Boeing to continue engineering support for the International Space Station, the agency saidBoeing is intended to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

95 swine flu deaths in Karnataka till Aug 25


August 27th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 27 (IANS) A total of 95 people had died of swine flu in Karnataka till Aug 25 this year, state Health Minister B. Sriramulu said Friday. So far this year, 1,702 ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Brian Westbrook Enter Into 1 Year, $1.2 Million Contract With San Francisco 49ers


August 17th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former Philadelphia Eagles running back, Brian Westbrook has entered into a one year, $1.2 million contract with the San Francisco 49ers. The team on Monday ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

No swine flu case in Himachal since April


August 17th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 17 (IANS) No case of swine flu has been reported in Himachal Pradesh in the past more than three months, Health Minister Rajeev Bindal said here Tuesday. "No case of swine ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

55 Manipuri children rescued from Tamil Nadu


February 21st, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Feb 21 (ANI): Around 55 children were brought back to their homes in Manipur after being rescued from an unregistered children's home in Tamil Nadu.The under-teen children were handed over to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Child trafficking racket busted in Tamil Nadu


January 27th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Kanyakumari (TM), Jan 27 (ANI): Around 76 children hailing from Manipur and Assam were recently rescued from a home at Kulitorai in Tamil Nadu's Kanyakumari district.Prabhakaran, a member of the Child Welfare ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘Busy wives responsible for high demand of prostitutes in Malaysia’


November 29th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 29 (ANI): The demand for prostitutes in Malaysia is growing, if official figures on the arrests of foreign call girls is anything to go by.Busy, career-chasing wives are among ... Read more...

Posted in World |

15th century Battle of Bosworth’s ‘victory spot’ moves two miles


October 29th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 29 (ANI): In a new study, researchers have sited the exact spot where the English kingdom was won in 1485 in the famous Battle of Bosworth, determining the location to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dan Brown’s books Most Donated at Oxfam


August 21st, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 21 (ANI): Dan Brown, the author behind the controversial book 'The Da Vinci Code', has been revealed as the most donated author to Oxfam's high street shops.Oxfam, the largest retailer ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ivan Rodriguez Traded To The Rangers


August 19th, 2009 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
Ivan Rodriguez was quite overwhelmed when he heard the news that he is being drafted back to his home team, Texas Rangers.Rodriguez, the 14 time all star catcher whose career kick-started ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mike Rupp Leaves New York Devils To Sign A Two Year Contract With Pittsburgh Penguins


July 2nd, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by GD
Mike Rupp, the American professional ice hockey player who played a pivotal role in New Jersey Devil's success has reportedly signed a two year contract with Pittsburgh Penguins. The Devils agreed to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Nearly twice as many students max CBSE class 10 maths paper


May 29th, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Compared to last year, the number of students who scored a perfect 100 in maths in the Central Bureau of Secondary Education (CBSE) class 10 exams this ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Witness Security Up Since Murder of Veronica Guerin


May 22nd, 2009 - 2:10 am ICT by GD
The death of Veronica Guerin, the Irish crime reporter who was murdered in 1996 by drug dealers set off two important landmarks, one was the initiative taken to beef up witness security ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Flirt with boss to avoid the axe!


January 21st, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): Do you fear losing your job owing to the economic downturn? Well, then get into your best gear and start flirting with your boss, at least thats ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Vision problems prompt older drivers to give up driving


January 7th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): A new study has revealed that a decrease in vision function prompts older drivers to shun their car keys.The study, conducted by researchers affiliated with Johns Hopkins ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Trichi in TN bags highest number of Nirmal Gram Awards for 2008


November 7th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 7 (ANI): Trichi District in Tamil Nadu has bagged the highest number of Nirmal Gram Puraskar Awards for 2008.Hundred and ten panchayats in the district have got ... Read more...

Posted in National |

IIT Delhi faculty strength cut by 10 percent


August 8th, 2008 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) In an ironical move, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi has reduced its faculty strength by 10 percent at a time when the number of students ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Annual reviews and licence curbs proposed for British doctors


July 23rd, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) For the first time in the world, Britain is planning to conduct annual reviews of doctors to weed out poor performers and make their licences to practice renewable ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Today’’s baby names nothing like the popular 50s and 60s” ones


July 9th, 2008 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Popular 50s and 60s'' baby names for boys and girls such as James and Linda are now taking a backseat to more distinctive ones. An increasing number of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

1,000 PCs shipped to India every hour


June 8th, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 8 (ANI): Computer shipments touched nearly 1,000 Personal Computers (PCs) every hour in the country in the quarter just gone by, with Q1 2008 (JFM 2008) shipments exceeding ... Read more...

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