| 2012 | January | 28

  • To book your rail ticket, just open an account with IRCTC

    New Delhi, Aug 28 (): Once a system of having an account with the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) comes into process, the booking of railway tickets will be a bit easier and quicker than what it was earlier. In order to make the booking service easier for the convenience of the people,…

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  • Taliban behead 17 at a late-night party in Afghanistan

    Kandahar, Aug 28 (): Taliban beheaded 17 party-goers, including 2 women in Afghanistan’s volatile Helmand province, where they were attending a mixed-gender party with music and dancing, officials said on Monday. The decapitated bodies were abandoned at a roadside in southern Afghanistan, according to Mullah Sharafuddin, the governor of Kajaki district in Helmand province. All…

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  • New US labour laws put IT firms in a spot

    Bangalore, Aug 28 () : Labour condition application (LCA) in US will make it mandatory for IT companies to reveal the details of the client who are outsourcing their work force. The US-based clients who outsource from Indian companies have a clause of non disclosure in their contracts which puts the IT companies mandatory to…

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  • Monsoon hits 18 districts of Rajasthan, thousands displaced

    Jaipur, Aug 28 (): Normal life was paralyzed in the State of Rajasthan on Monday, as rains continue to lash the state in which a total of thirty-six people have been reported dead in just one week. Almost eighteen districts are severely affected by the rain, frustrating the administration’s effort to restore normalcy as relief…

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  • Centre adamant on providing training to Sri Lankans

    Chennai, Aug 28 (): In spite of the demands made by Chief Minister Jayalalithaa, DMK president M. Karunanidhi and other Tamil Nadu political leaders, the Centre on Monday  continued to provide training to Sri Lankan personnel in Indian military organization by terming that it was a friendly nation. Several protests were made by all the…

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  • Racist ‘No Indians, Asians’ job ad causes outrage in Tasmania

    Hobart, Aug. 28 (ANI): A Coles contractor has been slammed for a racist job advertisement, banning Indian or Asian applicants from applying in Tasmania. The online ad, posted on Sunday, was seeking cleaners for a supermarket at Eastlands Shopping Centre. “Store requires no Indians or Asians please. Must speak English (sic),” the ad read. According…

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  • Politics ‘most talked-about topics with taxi driver’

    London, August 28 (ANI): Politics, weather and football game are among the hot topics that crops up when a customer talks to a taxi driver, a survey has revealed. The uselessness of politicians is the number one topic for the British public, the survey by minicab booking firm Wheely found. Complaints about the dismal state…

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  • PM lands in Tehran for 16th NAM Summit

    Tehran, Aug 28 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh arrived here on Tuesday to attend the XVI Non Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit. He was received at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport by Iran’s Minister of Economy and Finance, Dr. Seyed Shamseddin Hoseini. The summit is being held at three levels. The expert meetings at the…

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