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South Korean conglomerates see economy worse than 2008


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 22 (IANS) A majority of South Korean conglomerates were seeing current economic conditions worse than those in 2008 when the global financial crisis occurred, a poll showed Wednesday.According ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Coal India approves supply penalty clause


August 7th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 7 (IANS) In a decision crucial to India's power generation capacity, Coal India Tuesday agreed to a revised penalty regime in case of shortfall in supplies to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Singer Mika admits that he is gay


August 7th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 28 year old pop star, Mika, has finally admitted the truth about his sexuality. Rumors that have been spreading of him suspected to be a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Post office boss Amritpal Mehat pretended to be dumb to escape punishment for theft


July 12th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manchester, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Post office boss Amritpal Mehat pretended to be dumb for over a year, in order to escape punishment for theft.He had been arrested 3 years ago for ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Blake Lively has had only four boyfriends


June 12th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gossip Girl star Blake Lively has revealed in the July issue of the magazine Marie Claire that has had very few boyfriends in her life. The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

3-year-old kicked off from flight for refusing to wear his seatbelt


May 31st, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Seattle, May 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Daniel Yanchuck was kicked off from a Alaska Airlines plane as he refused to wear his seatbelt. He was traveling with his father and both of them ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Over 14,000 illegal construction cases registered in Delhi


March 21st, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has registered 14,306 cases of unauthorized constructions, demolished 5,128 and sealed 2,476 constructions in the last three years, the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

GDP logs slowest quarterly growth in 3 years (Lead)


February 29th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) India's economy has logged its slowest pace of quarterly expansion in three years with gross domestic product (GDP) rising by a mere 6.1 percent in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Government appoints committee to select new TRAI chairman


February 21st, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The government has set up a search-cum-selection committee to appoint a new chairman of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).J.S. Sarma, the present chairman, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Polio funds get a boost in India: Rotary International


February 10th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) With a zero-polio record in the last one year, India is working hard to eradicate the disease, and has also been recognized as the third ... Read more...

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3-years old girl fearlessly faces down angry lion


January 12th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A three-year-old girl stood up against an angry lion at the Wellington Zoo. In a video that has gone spiral on the Internet, Sofia Walker can be ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Bank of India raises interest rates on NRE term deposits


December 29th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) Public Sector Bank of India Thursday said it would raise interest rates on non-resident external (NRE) accounts up to 9 percent from the new year.On ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Police recover Maoist arms, explosives


December 13th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 13 (IANS) Police have recovered a huge cache of arms and explosives during an anti-Maoist operation in Odisha's Rayagada district, district superintendent of police Anoop Krishna said Tuesday."Police ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Lauren Alaina comes out with album Wildflower


October 11th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Runner-up of American Idol 2010, Lauren Alaina, has come out with an album titled “Wildflower.” This is the first album of the singer and she revealed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Actress Nikita Thukral banned for 3 years for having affair with co-star


September 14th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bangalore, Sept 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bollywood has slammed a three year ban on star Nikita Thukral for “causing” the marital problems between star Darshan and his wife Vijayalakshmi. The ban has been ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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 |

Highlights of new FM radio policy


July 7th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Highlights of the new policy on FM radio channels:-- FM radio expected to cover over 300 cities with 839 new channels-- FM channels to be allowed to carry news from ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Dikshit launches online module for school recognition


June 13th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit Monday launched an online module to facilitate certification, recognition and upgradation of schools in Delhi, said to be the first ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pak players ducking domestic matches must be omitted from national team: Sultan Rana


April 17th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 17(ANI): Those international-level Pakistan cricketers who do not make themselves available for their domestic teams, should also be excluded from the national squad, the Pakistan Cricket Board's Domestic Cricket Director ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Lindsay Lohan claims ‘family connection’ with Gotti crime clan


April 15th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 15 (ANI): 'Mean Girls' star Lindsay Lohan has claimed that she has a "family connection" to the Gotti crime clan.Lohan, 24, who has been tipped to play Victoria ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Amway to invest Rs.250 crore in India (Lead)


April 13th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 13 (IANS) Direct selling FMCG (fast moving consumer goods) company Amway Wednesday said it plans to invest about Rs.250 crore to set up a manufacturing plant in India.William ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Georgian woman facing 3 years in jail for shutting off internet service


April 11th, 2011 - 8:21 am ICT by ANI
Tbilisi (Georgia), Apr. 11 (ANI): An elderly Georgian woman is facing charges that could lead to three years in prison for allegedly shutting off the internet service in her country and neighbouring ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

World’s sexiest politician Mara Carfagna had an affair with Italian MP


March 19th, 2011 - 1:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Venice, Mar 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world’s sexiest politican Mara Carfagna had an affair with an affair with an Italian MP. The MP in question is 45 years old Italo Bocchino, who ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US life expectancy is at an all-time high


March 18th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Mar 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The life expectancy of Americans have reached all-time high at 78 years, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Wednesday.The infant mortality has also ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Hundreds arrested after police bust global pedophile network with 60,000 members


March 15th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE (BNO NEWS) -- Hundreds of people around the world have been arrested in what is believed to have been the world's largest online pedophile network, police said on Tuesday. The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Is Jude Law dating Lily Cole?


March 15th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a buzz in the air that actor Jude Law is now dating Lily Cole. This comes on the heels of the fact that Jude Law ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Somali pirates hijacked 174 merchant vessels in last 3 years: Antony


March 14th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 14 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony on Monday informed that a total of 174 merchant vessels have been hijacked by Somali pirates in the last three years."As per ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Women with more Facebook photos ‘are obsessed with their appearances’


March 8th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A new study has revealed that women who base their self worth on their appearance tend to share more photos on social networking sites.The results suggest that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Looks-centric women share more photos online: Study


March 8th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) Females who base their self-worth on their appearance tend to share more photos online and maintain larger networks on social networking sites, a study ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Drinking alcohol after age 75 linked to lower risk of dementia


March 8th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 08 (ANI): Alcohol consumption after the age of 75 is associated with lower risk of developing dementia, according to a new study.3202 German individuals (75 plus) attending general practitioners , ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Woman jumps before train with two daughters, all three killed


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Chitrakoot (Uttar Pradesh), March 2 (IANS) A woman committed suicide along with her two minor daughters by jumping before a train here Wednesday, police said, adding that they were yet ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistan ranked 10th in UNDP’s Human Development Index progress list


February 24th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 24(ANI): Pakistan has been ranked tenth in terms of Human Development Index improvement in the United Nations Development Programme's 20th Human Development Report 2010.The UNDP report said that the HDI ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Lindsay Lohan might be looking at some more jail time


February 24th, 2011 - 2:50 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The judge who is hearing the grand theft charge against Lindsay Lohan had told the troubled star that if she accepts the DA’s plea bargain and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India, Asean trade to reach $70 bn in 3 years


February 22nd, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) India's trade with the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) will reach $70 billion in the next three years, Sumanta Choudhuri, joint secretary, Ministry of Commerce ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Lindsay Lohan not going to appear on Letterman show


February 17th, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan has tweeted that contrary to the advertisement by CBS, she would not be appearing on “The Late Show With David Letterman”.It seems ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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