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‘Terror attack doubles damage’


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 2 (IANS) A terror attack often strikes twice - snuffing out lives and later shaping our response to the event, which could be as damaging as the first, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

US holiday spending up 4.1 percent over 2010


December 29th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS/EFE) In the five weeks before Christmas, a US consumer spent an average of $78 per day, that is 4.1 percent more than during the same period ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ban cell phone use while driving: US safety panel


December 14th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 14 (IANS/EFE) The US transportation safety board has unanimously recommended that people be banned from using cell phones and other electronic gadgets while driving, save in an emergency. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

178 terrorism cases in US ended in convictions since 9/11 (To go with 9/11 accused has gone to the gallows)


September 10th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) Of the 196 among 345 terrorism cases brought to US courts since the 9/11 attacks, 178 have ended in convictions.# Nearly 3,000 held on terrorism charges ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

BP has paid $5 bn to people affected by oil spill


August 24th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) BP Plc. so far has paid $5 billion to people who were affected by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico after the explosion of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Wikipedia ‘a good source for political info’


April 15th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): Wikipedia has become a reliable source for political information, according to a new study.Brigham Young University political scientist, who fact-checked biographical information and voting statistics, said his ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Obama approval rating drops in all states


February 24th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.24 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's approval ratings during his second year in office were highest in Hawaii, the state where he grew up, and in Washington, the city where ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama gets high approval rating in all states


February 24th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.24 (ANI): President Barack Obama's approval ratings during his second year were highest in most of the states, according to the Gallup 2010 poll.His approval rating in Hawaii, the place ... Read more...

Posted in World |

U.S. teen birth rate falls to all time low


December 22nd, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by BNO News
ATLANTA, GEORGIA (BNO NEWS) -- The 2009 birth rate for U.S. teens aged 15 to 19 years fell to its lowest level in 70 years, according to a report from the Centers ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘Nagavalli’ A Hit In The US


December 20th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Telugu supernatural thriller ‘Nagavalli’ has been declared a hit in the United States. According to reports in the media, the Venkatesh starrer, which had opened to great expectations in theaters ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Iran joins US for first time for talks on Afghanistan’s future


October 19th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Oct 19 (ANI): Iran took part in high-level discussions on Afghanistan on Monday for the first time after the US assured that it had no "no problem" with its participation.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Wells Fargo used robo-signers for foreclosures


October 16th, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Minnesota, Oct 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems Wells Fargo does not see the need to halt its ongoing foreclosures like other financial institutions in the United States have done.Most banks and financial ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Walking, cycling linked to healthier weights


August 25th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 25 (ANI): A new study has suggested that people are more likely to have healthy weights if they live in places where walking and cycling are more common.The research, however, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Active travel’ one of the keys to healthy lifestyle


August 20th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that communities with more walkers and cyclists are healthier than those where people must rely on cars to get around.Researchers analyzed city- and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jimmy Kimmel pokes fun at Sarah Palin’s geography skills in new video


July 24th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 24 (ANI): Jimmy Kimmel, a comedian and television host, has featured a video making fun of Sarah Palin and her geography skills.Kimmel has poked fun at Palin in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Denial of UFOs’ existence is ‘Cosmic Watergate’: Nuclear physicist


June 9th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): An American nuclear physicist has labelled the denial of UFOs' existence by the government as the "the biggest story of the millennium", insisting that the presence of alien ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pepsi Refresh Project Winner For April Announced


June 1st, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) When a MNC like Pepsico announces a competition for making the earth a cleaner and greener face it is bound to draw attention and inspire NGOs ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

9/11 stress ‘tied to increased male baby miscarriages’


May 25th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): A new study has linked the psychological stress caused by the 9/11 attacks to miscarriages in women - especially for male babies.Tim Bruckner, assistant professor of public health ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Michelle Obama to promote healthy lifestyle at Easter Egg Roll


April 3rd, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 3 (ANI): This year's White House Easter Egg Roll is going to be about exercise and a healthy lifestyle, all thanks to Michelle Obama.Not only White House chefs will ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IHOP Celebrates Free International Pancake Day


February 23rd, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Feb 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The International House of Pancakes popularly called IHOP is celebrating the Free National Pancake Day 2010, today. The restaurant chain said in its official ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

$1.5 billion granted for 51 transportation projects through U.S. Recovery Act


February 17th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by BNO News
KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI (BNO NEWS) – 51 innovative, strategic transportation projects will receive funding through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) for $1.5 billion, Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood announced on ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

National report ranks Kentucky second in stimulus transparency


January 28th, 2010 - 3:45 am ICT by BNO News
FRANKFORT, KENTUCKY (BNO NEWS) A national report on Wednesday showed significant improvements, ranking Kentucky's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act transparency Web site number two in the country in terms of fiscal openness ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Familywatchdog.org Becomes Widely Searched, Helps People Stay Safe


January 17th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The sole sex-offender website that has ever made it to the Oprah show is 'familywatchdog.org'. The website, though quite old now, has become one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

New York saddest state in America, Louisiana happiest


December 19th, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 19 (ANI): New York has a 'cranky' state of mind, at least that's what a new study suggests.When it comes to happiness, the new study declares, New Yorkers rank ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Telangana statehood triggers crisis in Andhra, but gets opposition support (Evening Lead) (With Image)


December 10th, 2009 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) There were celebrations and protests, tears of joy and angry resignations Thursday as the government initiated the first steps towards forming India's 29th state of Telangana, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Telangana demand shows people feel neglected: Chidambaram


December 10th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Thursday said the demand for a separate Telangana state in Andhra Pradesh showed how people feel neglected despite speaking same language. "Last ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Congress Passes Unemployment Extension Act On November 5, 2009


November 6th, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov. 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On November 5, the Congress managed to pass a bill that will extend unemployment benefits, tax credits for home buyers and will also provide relief from ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Lady Gaga to take to Washington streets for gay rally


October 8th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): Lady Gaga is all set to hit the streets of Washington, D.C. to campaign for gay rights.The 23-year-old singer will lead the National Equality March in Washington, slated ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brad Pitt Jokes As He Says He Won’t Tie The Knot Unless George Clooney Gains Right To Wed “Partner”


August 13th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by GD
Superstar Brad Pitt has proved yet again that his sense of humor is like old wine, gets better with every passing day; and he uses it to his utmost advantage, whenever in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brad Pitt regrets making gay marriage vow


August 13th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 13 (ANI): Brad Pitt has said that he is stuck with his pledge not to marry girlfriend Angelina Jolie until same-sex marriages were made legal across the US.The Hollywood ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

American on journey to try 50 jobs in 50 weeks in 50 States


June 8th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): A man has embarked on an extraordinary journey across the US: to sample 50 careers in 50 States, over 50 weeks.Daniel Seddiqui is on his 37th job this ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Blacks at higher obesity risk associated with short sleep than whites


June 8th, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): Blacks are at greater risk of obesity associated with short sleep than whites, according to a new study.The study showed that short sleep was associated with obesity, with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Swine flu cases in US rise to 2,532


May 11th, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (Xinhua) The number of swine flu cases has jumped to 2,532 in 44 US states, with three deaths, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has said. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Scientists find genetic link to impulsive behaviour


April 23rd, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): A new study involving mice has found that genetic predisposition to impulsivity is a trait predictive of alcoholism.The study by Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis researchers appears on the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

PMK releases its manifesto for general elections


March 27th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Mar 27 (ANI): The Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) on Friday released its manifesto for upcoming general elections.The manifesto, released by the PMK founder Dr. S. Ramadoss here said the party would ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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