Kolkata, Aug 12 (IANS) An explosion took place at the McDonald's restaurant in Kolkata's upmarket Park Street Sunday morning killing one person on the spot and injuring three others.
Sunday, August 12, 2007 10:56:53 AM
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The brown cloud of particulate air pollutants that now cover all of Asia and the seas around is responsible for the weak and erratic monsoon in India, about half of the global warming and a major rise in respiratory ailments like tuberculosis.
Sunday, August 12, 2007 10:49:42 AM
Guwahati, Aug 12 (IANS) Separatists killed four more Hindi-speaking migrant workers in Assam Sunday, including three Marwaris, taking the toll in week-long coordinated attacks ahead of Independence Day celebrations to 34.
Sunday, August 12, 2007 10:46:49 AM
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) With the onset of August, the Lal Kuan market in old Delhi has stirred from its slumber and is blossoming in various hues. Hundreds of kites are being readied every day at this place, the only wholesale kite market in the capital.
Sunday, August 12, 2007 9:42:09 AM
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) India might fly its own indigenously built 70-seater civilian aircraft in another seven to eight years, the programme director of the country's first self-built aircraft SARAS has said.
Sunday, August 12, 2007 9:33:30 AM
Guwahati, Aug 12 (IANS) Wild Asiatic elephants trampled to death four sleeping villagers of a family in Assam, the latest in a series of attacks on humans, wildlife officials said Sunday.
Sunday, August 12, 2007 9:31:33 AM
Chennai, Aug 12 (IANS) Abrasives major Carborundum Universal is soon expected to announce the acquisition of a Russian counterpart Volzhsky Abrasives Works that has a turnover of $54 million, top company officials have said.
Sunday, August 12, 2007 8:48:42 AM
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The following is the historic 'tryst with destiny' speech Jawaharlal Nehru gave in the midnight hours of Aug 14, 1947, announcing the dawn of India's freedom to the world:
Sunday, August 12, 2007 8:47:52 AM
Wagah Border (Punjab), Aug 12 (IANS) Exactly 60 years ago, the village of Wagah - now in Pakistan - was somewhere in the middle of the 48-km distance between the two important cities of Amritsar and Lahore.
Sunday, August 12, 2007 8:43:42 AM
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Next time your pet dog or cat is taken ill, you no longer need to fret over forcing bitter allopathic medicines down its throat - just administer some sweet homeopathy pills instead.
Sunday, August 12, 2007 8:43:12 AM
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