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Third tiger cub at Patna zoo also dead


September 4th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 4 (IANS) All three tiger cubs born at the Patna Zoological Park July 31 have died within a week, succumbing to infection, a zoo official said Tuesday.The last ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Another tiger cub dies in Bihar


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 3 (IANS) The death of another tiger cub in the Patna Zoological Park here has shocked zoo officials and wildlife lovers as only last month one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

After 19 years, Chandigarh to host Davis Cup tie


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 2 (IANS) Chandigarh will witness international tennis action this month with the Davis Cup tie between India and New Zealand being held at the Chandigarh Lawn Tennis ... Read more...

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Tiger cub dies, two others critical


August 29th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 29 (IANS) The Patna Zoological Park had reason to celebrate in July after tigress Swarna gave birth to three cubs. Just a month later, however, there is a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Elton John is in the happiest phase of life


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:48 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 22 (IANS) Singer Elton John says he is in the happiest phase of his life as he has managed his life perfectly.The 65-year-old has a 20-month old ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Stewart upset about facing wrath alone


August 17th, 2012 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 17 (IANS) Although actress Kristen Stewart has apologised for cheating on her boyfriend actor Robert Pattinson, she is reportedly upset about having to suffer the wrath alone.Stewart, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US Olympic BMX rider Brooke Crain crashes


August 9th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) BMX cycling kicked off yesterday at the Olympics. It is a game that interests a lot of people and thousands turned up to watch the kick off. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Man sentenced to life for killing sister-in-law


July 18th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) A Delhi court has ruled while awarding life imprisonment to a man for killing his newly-wed sister-in-law that stringent punishment must be given to those ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus gets a new tattoo


July 12th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Miley Cryus has gotten a new tattoo. And the surprise of all surprises is that it isn’t her boyfriend’s name or something romantic. Rather it ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Pakistani sex gang had Punjabi values’


June 25th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) A British historian has been termed a "racist" and "bigot" after he said a Pakistani sex gang that preyed on young white schoolgirls in Britain had ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Victim asks court to jail Pakistani rapist for life


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) A 59-year-old Pakistani-origin cab driver in Britain, who was the ringleader of an Asian sex gang that preyed on white schoolgirls, should be jailed for life, ... Read more...

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Pakistani ringleader jailed for raping girl 30 times


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) A 59-year-old Pakistani, ringleader of an Asian sex gang that preyed on white schoolgirls, has been convicted by a British court of raping a minor Asian ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mother arrested after she drives off with baby on car roof


June 5th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Phoenix, June 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A mother strapped her 1 month old son to a child car seat and kept that car seat on the roof of the car and then drove ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Robber-rapist jailed after 19 years in China


May 19th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 19 (IANS) A 53-year-old Chinese who raped a woman on a train between Beijing and Moscow 19 years ago, and who also took part in 13 robberies in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Protein key to African rodents long, robust life


May 11th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) The secret of the East African naked mole rat's long, robust life has been unravelled. The revolting looking animal -- bald and wrinkly with worm-like tails ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Pakistani gang jailed for raping 50 white British girls


May 9th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Nine members of a gang - eight Pakistanis and one Afghan - have been sentenced to jail for a combined 77 years by a British court ... Read more...

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Apex court observations on Haj subsidy (Lead, superseding earlier story)


May 9th, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Key elements of the Supreme Court order Tuesday on removing the Haj subsidy in the next 10 years:* Economics of the pilgrimage - "This court has no claim to speak on ... Read more...

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Apex court observations on Haj subsidy


May 8th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Key elements of the Supreme Court order Tuesday on removing the Haj subsidy in the next 10 years:* Economics of the pilgrimage - "This court has no claim to speak on ... Read more...

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Passive smoking worsens asthmic children’s health


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Children exposed to passive smoking continue to suffer in terms of health, says a new study.Results showed that 53 percent of children exposed to passive smoking ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Government to hold national consultation on child marriages


April 29th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Taking a serious view of child marriages in the country, the government has decided to hold a national consultation on the issue with the states.A ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Russian jailed for bombing that killed 19


April 27th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian was Friday sentenced by a court to 19 years in jail over a market bombing in 2010 that killed 19 people.Magomed Latyrov was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nine get 10 years jail for rape


April 9th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 9 (IANS) Nine people, including two women, were convicted and sentenced to 10 years rigorous imprisonment by a court here Monday for the rape of a mentally challenged ... Read more...

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‘Yoga can cure every disease, but don’t universalise’


April 1st, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Yoga therapy can cure every disease and disorder, even cancer, says a Delhi-based yoga therapist but warns against the mass teaching of yoga - including ... Read more...

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Soviet soldier to be buried 30 years after Afghan war


March 24th, 2012 - 8:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The remains of a Soviet soldier who died in Afghanistan 30 years ago will be reburied in his home country, former Soviet republic Kazakhstan, following ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistani-American pleads guilty to terror charges


March 1st, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) A Pakistani-American suspect, who is a legal US resident being held at Guantanamo Bay, has pleaded guilty to all charges as part of a deal ... Read more...

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Euphoria engulfs Zambia after AFCON triumph


February 13th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka, Feb 13 (IANS) Euphoria and celebration engulfed Zambia after the country's national football team won its maiden Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) title following a pulsating final match against ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Self-improvement promotes teamwork, social skills


February 12th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (IANS) Winning may have its uses, but playing in an environment that values self-improvement encourages teamwork and initiative, social skills and a sense of identity, a ... Read more...

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Model Kylie Bisutti quits Victoria’s Secret over her religious beliefs


February 10th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Model Kylie Bisutti quits Victoria’s Secret as her religious beliefs do not match with those of the brand. It may be recalled that she won the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Man held 19 years after stealing one million pound


February 10th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) A security guard in Britain has been nabbed 19 years after going on the run following a million pound (over $1.5 million) raid on a cash ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Japan’s population to shrink about 30 percent by 2060


January 30th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Jan 30 (IANS) Japan's population is expected to dwindle by around 30 percent to 86.74 million by 2060 if the birthrate does not increase, according to an estimate released ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kalam, Dhoni to urge young voters to register


January 24th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam along with cricketer M.S. Dhoni will urge the youths in the country to get registered as voters and participate ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Blackmail rapist jailed for 19 years


January 14th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 14 (IANS) A rapist who returned to his victim's home, forced her pose naked for photographs and then blackmailed her has been jailed for 19 years.Liu Daoshun, 43, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Be comfortable with your body: Lohan


December 11th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 11 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan, who has posed nude a la Marilyn Monroe-style in the latest issue of Playboy magazine, says it is important to know ... Read more...

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Russia may send woman to ISS


December 8th, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian woman cosmonaut may fly to the International Space Station in 2013, a top official has said.Federal space agency Roscosmos chief Vladimir Popovkin said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fanie de Villiers offers help to struggling Mitchell Johnson


November 20th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 20 (IANS) Former South African swing bowler Fanie de Villiers is ready to help out-of-form Australian pacer Mitchell Johnson.Johnson has hardly troubled the South African batsmen in the ... Read more...

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