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Balanced lifestyle secret to healthy life later


September 21st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) A British study has found that a healthy old age depends on how much balanced lifestyle we maintain during prime years of life.It says careful eating, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Salman Khan joins Facebook


September 14th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) After Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan has joined Facebook and given a sneak peak into the chain of Being Human stores opening in October.The actor's Facebook ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

46 mn Americans live in poverty


September 13th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) About 46 million Americans lived in poverty last year, accounting for 15 percent of the population, the US census bureau announced Wednesday.The poverty rate was not ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

59.31 mn subscribers opted for MNP till July: TRAI


September 9th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The total number of subscribers opting for mobile number portability (MNP) has risen to 59.31 million, with Karnataka receiving the maximum number of 7.2 million ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

MP’s expense claims rise in a year


September 7th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Official figures show that the expenses for the MPs have gone up immensely as compared to what politicians spent before the expenses scandal. The bill rose ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Etisalat says won’t participate in 2G auction


September 5th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Telecom service provider Etisalat Wednesday said it will not participate in the 2G spectrum auction in November."Following the publication by India's Ministry of Communications and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

China has 1.06 bn mobile phone connections


August 28th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 28 (IANS) China has a staggering 1.06 billion mobile phone accounts, authorities said.Of these, 183.8 million subscribed to 3G network services, the industry and information technology ministry said.In ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ghana spent $1.8 mn on late president’s funeral


August 28th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 28 (IANS) Ghana spent a total of 3.6 million Ghana cedis ($1.8 million) on the funeral of former president John Evans Atta Mills, who died late July and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

28 ‘punished’ for China building collapse


August 27th, 2012 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 27 (IANS) A total of 28 people were found responsible for a building collapse that killed six people in China last year, and have been "punished", officials said.Seven ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Alzheimer’s hits women more severely than men


August 26th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 26 (IANS) Alzheimer's hits women more severely than men, even when both are in the same stage of the disease.Researchers from the University of Hertfordshire discovered that men ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

286 kg marijuana found in vehicle in Hungary


August 26th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Budapest, Aug 25 (IANS) Hungarian authorities discovered 286 kg of marijuana, valued at about 580 million forints ($2.6 million) in a supposedly "empty" vehicle at a checkpoint on the Serbian ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cuba receives over 1.8 mn visitors


August 21st, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Aug 21 (IANS) Cuba received more than 1.8 million overseas visitors in the first seven months of 2012, an increase of over 5 percent compared with the previous same ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Gay marriage: Churchgoers not to vote Tory in next polls


August 18th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) At least six out of 10 Britons who attend church services regularly say they are less likely to vote for the Conservative party in the next ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ben Stiller to sell New York home


August 18th, 2012 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Actor Ben Stiller and his wife Christine Taylor have put their five-bedroom New York City home on the market for $9.6 million.The couple who bought the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mexico’s tourism activity grows


August 15th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 15 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's tourism activity grew 3.9 percent in the first quarter of this year, compared to the same period in 2011, thanks to strong demand for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indonesian bus drivers face drug tests for Eid


August 14th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 14 (IANS) Ahead of the upcoming festival of Eid al-Fitr, bus drivers in pre-dominantly Islamic Indonesia are being made to undergo tests for drugs and alcohol consumption and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sugar output may drop by 1 mn tonne


August 8th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) India's sugar output is likely to drop by one million tonne to 25 million tonnes in the marketing year beginning Oct 1 due to poor ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Argentine president inherits $6.8 mn


August 8th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 8 (IANS/EFE) Argentine President Cristina Fernandez inherited 31.6 million pesos ($6.8 million) from her late husband and predecessor, Nestor Kirchner, the media reported Tuesday, citing financial disclosure ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US Treasury to receive $5.75 bn from AIG stock sale


August 7th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) The US Treasury has said that it expected to receive $5.75 billion from the latest sale of the American International Group (AIG) stock, $750 million more ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Liam Gallagher buys a house in New York


August 6th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Liam Gallagher has come up with a surprise that really caught the eyes of many. He bought a house, which is situated in New York at ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China has over 1 mn multi-millionaires


July 31st, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 31 (IANS) In a first, the number of multi-millionaires in China has surpassed the one million mark, according to the latest edition of a Chinese magazine known for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Professor Green creates a stir with his bulimia tweet


July 30th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Professor Green who is a rap star whose real name is Stephen Manderson upset a lot of people on Sunday when he said that Bulimia is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Spain welcomed six mn foreign tourists


July 24th, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 24 (IANS/EFE) Spain welcomed some 6 million foreign tourists in June, 4.7 percent more than during the same month last year.The figures are based on the survey of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Singapore’s online advertisement spending surges


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, July 23 (IANS) The online advertisement spending in Singapore surged to 135.9 million Singapore dollars ($107.9 million) last year, crossing the 100 million Singapore dollars mark for the first ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India’s tea production dips 11.4 percent Jan-May


July 14th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) India's total tea production January-May 2012 stood at 215.82 million kgs, which is 11.41 percent less than the same period last year.Total tea production of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ibrahimovic, Silva sold to PSG, admits Berlusconi


July 13th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, July 13 (IANS) AC Milan owner Silvio Berlusconi has confirmed that Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Thiago Silva have been sold to French football club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG)."Yes, I've sold ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

40,000 Russian firefighters to lose jobs


July 10th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's emergencies ministry is planning to cut the number of firefighters by 20 percent - or about 40,000 people - by 2013, a ministry source ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Myanmar border trade touches $838 mn


July 9th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 9 (IANS) Myanmar's border trade hit $838.11 million in the first three months (April-June) of the 2012-13 fiscal year, Xinhua reported Monday.Of the total, export amounted to $553.015 ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Over 50 mn opted for mobile number portability till May


July 5th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The total number of subscribers opting for mobile number portability (MNP) has risen to 50.16 million, with Karnataka receiving the maximum number of 5.8 million ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Fruits and vegetables can prevent heart disease


July 5th, 2012 - 5:30 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 5 (IANS) Eating fruits and vegetables every day can reduce your risk of developing heart disease by 20 percent, a World Health Organization (WHO) study showed.Death rates from ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Chinese police bust drug ring


June 28th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 28 (IANS) Chinese police have busted a drug trafficking ring and seized over 18 kg of heroin, authorities said Thursday.Six members of the gang were arrested in Guangxi ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India Inc. buys all franchises in Sri Lankan T20 league


June 28th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 28 (IANS) The India Inc. will own all the seven franchises in the Sri Lankan Premier League (SPL), ignoring the decision of the Indian cricket board not to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Brazilian playmaker to undergo medical with Udinese


June 26th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 26 (IANS) Brazilian midfielder Maicosuel has been freed by his club Botafogo to travel to Italy for a medical with Italian Serie A club Udinese.Maicosuel boarded ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bieber honoured with special day


June 21st, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 21 (IANS) Teen sensation Justin Bieber has been honoured with a special day called the Justin Bieber Appreciation Day. A city official said it will be celebrated ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China urges joint effort for sustainable development


June 21st, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 21 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao Wednesday urged the global community to make joint efforts to promote sustainable development."To jointly promote sustainable development, we should take ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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