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Open to coaching India: Ganguly


September 6th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly Thursday expressed his willingness to coach the national cricket team if the board feels he is the best candidate ... Read more...

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Isabella, Jayden most popular baby names in New York


August 30th, 2012 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 30 (IANS) Isabella and Jayden have become the most popular baby names in New York City for the third year in a row, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced.Among ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jessie J wakes up 6-years-old girl from coma


August 20th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jessie J’s voice can now be considered as healer as alleged by many reporters. This was based after a girl who was in a coma slowly turned ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

IOB plans to raise $500 mn through MTN issue


July 19th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 19 (IANS) State-run Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) is planning to raise $500 million through the issue of medium term notes (MTNs) in 3-6 months, Chairman and Managing Director ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to get second 4,000 MW power plant


June 17th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 17 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda has given his consent for setting up a 4,000 MW ultra mega thermal power plant in Deoghar district, the second in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

John Travolta faces the public for the first time since his scandal


June 8th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor John Travolta made his first public appearance yesterday after news of his sex scandal broke. He appeared at the 40th AFI Awards to honor actress ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Fodder scam: 34 get 1 to 6 years


May 5th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 5 (IANS) A CBI court Saturday awarded one to six years imprisonment to 34 people in a multi-million animal husbandry department scam known as the fodder scam.The Central ... Read more...

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Regular jogging may increase longevity


May 4th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, May 4 (IANS) Regular jogging can add up more than six years to male life expectancy and 5.6 years to women's longevity, reveals the latest data from the Copenhagen ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Yuvraj uncertain about future but determined to play again (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 11 (IANS) India's star cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who returned home on Monday after undergoing treatment in the US for a rare germ cell cancer, said Wednesday that ... Read more...

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Don’t know what the future holds: Yuvraj


April 11th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 11 (IANS) Star Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who has returned home Monday after undergoing three months of treatment in the US for a rare germ cell cancer, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sex ratio declining in Kashmir


March 20th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 20 (IANS) The sex ratio in Jammu and Kashmir has come down to a low 883 females for 1,000 males as per the 2011 census, prompting a minister ... Read more...

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Fodder scam: Lalu, Jagannath statements to be recorded


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Feb 2 (IANS) The statements of two former Bihar chief ministers -- Lalu Prasad Yadav and Jagannath Mishra -- will be recorded from Feb 13 in a special Central ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

New Yorkers’ life expectancy at all-time high


December 28th, 2011 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 28 (IANS) New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Tuesday that babies born in the city in 2009 have the record high life expectancy of 80.6 years, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Experts express concern over skewed sex ratio


December 22nd, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Experts and policy makers Wednesday expressed grave concern over the steep decline in sex ratio in the past three decades in the country. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Big B signs Shirish Kunder’s ‘Common Man’


December 11th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) After striking a chord with the 'aam aadmi' or common man of India with "Kaun Banega Crorepati 5", Amitabh Bachchan has now signed Shirish ... Read more...

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Implement law against sex selection stringently: Azad


September 28th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Wednesday raised concern over gender imbalance in India and appealed to the states for a stringent implementation of the law ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

After years of silence, 5 kids have hope to hear again


September 28th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Six year-old Raunak clutches his mother's right hand and looks at her with curious eyes trying to read every word that she speaks. Having lost ... Read more...

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Jharkhand sex ratio above national average


September 21st, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 21 (IANS) The sex ratio, or number of females per 1,000 males, in Jharkhand stands at 947 for 2011, against the national average of 940, official data showed ... Read more...

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Suspected militants kill two Muslims at mosque in southern Thailand


September 17th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by BNO News
YALA (BNO NEWS) -- Suspected militants shot dead two Muslims and wounded three others during Friday prayers at a mosque in Thailand's restive south, officials said said.The shooting happened at the Anul ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

Watching TV reduces mother-child communication


September 15th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) Scientists have been gauging the effect of TV on young children ever since it lit up our drawing rooms. Comparing mother-child communication, a recent study has ... Read more...

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Melissa Gilbert files for divorce from Bruce Boxleitner


August 26th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Melissa Gilbert has filed for divorce from her husband Bruce Boxleitner. They had already been living apart for the last 5 months and even after living ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

JonBenet’s father - John Ramsey is now remarried


July 29th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Las Vegas, July 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) John Ramsey, who is the father of the late beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey has gotten remarried. He has walked down the aisle with 53 years old ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Actor Eric Dane checks into rehab for painkiller addiction


July 20th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Eric Dane has checked into a rehab facility for his pain killer addiction. The news was confirmed by a statement from his represetative.The statement stated ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

There are a lot of us, says daily on Pakistan’s population


July 11th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) Pakistan is entering a period of severe water and power shortages and a demographic that has a youth bulge which is fast becoming a threat rather ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rare celestial spectacle awaits skygazers


June 24th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) A rare celestial spectacle awaits skygazers Monday when a newly-found asteroid - 2011-MD - will pass between 10,000-12,000 km above earth, a scientist said Friday. It ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Himachal to punish internet purchase of sex test kit


June 18th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 18 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government is considering a proposal to make purchase of sex determination kits over the internet a punishable offence, a minister said here Saturday."Procuring ... Read more...

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Unicef film to help check malnutrition in Madhya Pradesh


June 14th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 14 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh plans to spread awareness about malnutrition - which affects 60 out of 100 children in the state - in co-operation with Unicef, an official ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Farooq Abdullah fears Indians will become gays due to declining sex ratio


April 13th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 13 (ANI): Showing a matter of concern towards India's sex ratio, Minister of New and Renewable Energy Farooq Abdullah today said 'we will all become gays'.Addressing the India Water ... Read more...

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Though India’s worst, Haryana’s sex ratio is best in 110 years


April 10th, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 10 (IANS) Haryana has both good news and bad as far as the state's skewed sex ratio is concerned.First, the good news. As per the data by Census ... Read more...

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Punjab sees overall increase in sex ratio


April 8th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 8 (IANS) Punjab, which is known for its skewed sex ratio, has registered an increase in the number of girls per 1,000 boys as per the provisional population ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Civil society calls for attention to declining sex ratio


April 1st, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Concerned over the nation's child sex ratio declining to 914 females per 1,000 males, experts from civil society here Friday called for a countrywide response ... Read more...

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Andhra population at 84.6 million, up 11 percent


March 31st, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The population of Andhra Pradesh has gone up by 8.4 million during the last decade to touch 84.6 million, according to provisional results of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Child sex ratio worst since Independence: Census 2011


March 31st, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The child sex ratio in the country (0-6 years) has declined to touch the lowest levels since Independence, provisional results of Census 2011 have revealed.Registrar ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

0-6 age group population declines by five million


March 31st, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The population of children (0-6 years) in the country has recorded a decline of about five million over the previous census, according to provisional results ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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 |

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