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Kiwis lead by 41 at lunch (Lead)


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) Tim Southee took a career best 7/64 to help New Zealand take a 12-run first innings lead against India, who were dismissed for 353 on the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

UAE’s Fujairah pardons 45 prisoners


July 22nd, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Fujairah, July 21 (IANS/WAM) The emirate of Fujairah Saturday pardoned 45 prisoners for showing good behaviour while serving their jail terms.Fujairah ruler Sheikh Hamad bin Mohammed Al Sharqi ordered their ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Texting at the table and working at the laptop while eating - Meal time manners have slipped badly


July 11th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new survey has revealed that meal time manners have slipped drastically. Earlier people used to eat food together as a family and discuss how their day ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

President greets nation on spring New Year


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Thursday greeted the people of the country on the new year festivals of Chaitra Sukladi, Ugadi, Gudi Padava, Cheti Chand, Navreh ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kolkata correctional homes get computer centres


February 14th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) With a view to providing computer literacy to inmates, computer centres were inaugurated in three city correctional homes - as jails are called in West Bengal ... Read more...

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Euro blamed for driving up cost of living in Spain


December 28th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) Housing costs in Spain have risen 66 percent since the adoption of the euro in 2001, while food prices are up 48 percent, a consumers' organisation ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ashok Kumar: The undervalued legacy of a renaissance actor (A tribute on his birth centenary Oct 13)


October 12th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hindi cinema has perhaps rarely seen another actor with the refined, understated craftsmanship of Kumudlal Kunjilal Ganguly, better known by his screen name, Ashok Kumar. Here was an actor who straddled ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Can Stone-Age diet prevent ageing?


August 4th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) While people generally turn quite anxious about their body's condition as they age, a US academician has claimed that once individuals reach their 90s their body ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

UAE emirate to release 162 prisoners in Ramadan


August 1st, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 31 (IANS/WAM) Umm al Quwain, one of the emirates of the United Arab Emirates, will release 162 prisoners during Ramadan.These prisoners will be released for exhibiting good ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Effective family planning in developing countries may limit population growth


February 21st, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Experts have said that an effective family planning in developing countries could control the population growth, projected to peak at more than 9 billion people by 2050.A new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Twitter, Facebook leave people ‘more lonely’


February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Social media leaves many people feeling lonely, alienated and dissatisfied with life, according to American author Sherry Turkle.In her new book 'Alone Together', Prof Turkle from Massachusetts ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

iPad Cutting Into TV Time, Says New Study


January 15th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is no doubt that the Apple iPad is a unique device that is changing the way people use the web. Despite the fact that the ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

President Patil greets nation on New Year Eve


December 31st, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 31 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil has greeted the nation on the eve of the New Year 2011.President Patil in her message said: "At the advent of the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Manipur’s Tingkai village electrified by solar-wind hybrid project


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
Tingkai (Manipur), Dec.22 (ANI): The authorities have electrified Tingkai village in Manipur's Senapati District through a solar-wind hybrid project after five years of its resettlement in 2001.The wind-solar hybrid project has been ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Guwahati hosts Christmas cake festival


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddGuwahati, Dec.22 (ANI): To celebrate the advent of Christmas, a cake festival was organised in Guwahati.Assamese actresses Nishita Goswami, Gayatri Mahanta and Kashmiri Saikia Baruah inaugurated the festival.The festival ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Children celebrate advent of Christmas in Kolkata


December 20th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
By Sankha GhoshKolkata, Dec.20 (ANI): Children celebrated the advent of Christmas by singing carols and various colourful events to spread the message of love and peace here during the weekend.Children gave various ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Advent Eclipse Laptop Ideal For Budget Users


November 28th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are a lot of laptop models in the market nowadays but not all of them are fit for portable computing. It is hard to come ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Only two new dengue cases in Delhi


November 27th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The number of new dengue cases has gone down in the capital, due to the advent of winters. There were only two cases of the vector-borne disease ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Christmas Scam Warning Issued By Top IT Security Firms


November 19th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the festive season approaching a lot of people are gearing up for shopping and buying gifts for themselves and their near and dear ones. After ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Knowing Proper Hindi Is The Success Formula In Bollywood Says Madhavan


November 15th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Not many Tamil actors gain equal popularity in Bollywood, but Madhavan is one among the exceptions. The actor, who has portrayed a variety of roles in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

UAE revives trend of picture postcards


November 3rd, 2010 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 3 (IANS/WAM) With the advent of the electronic age and instant messaging, the age-old custom of sending postcards has vanished from our day-to-day lives. The Emirates Post in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sony Stops Walkman Production In Japan


October 25th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sony's iconic cassette tape Walkman is soon going to be history in Japan. The production of the portable music player has been terminated by Sony as ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Hailstorm lashes Punjab, Haryana


October 22nd, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 22 (IANS) Residents of Punjab and Haryana were taken by surprise as thunderstorm followed by a hailstorm lashed the region Friday followed by heavy rainfall.Even the Met office was taken ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pakistani office-goers waste maximum time on Facebook


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Facebook is right on top of the list of activities on which office-goers in Pakistan waste their time, a survey said Friday.The Daily Times undertook a survey ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Best Sites To Watch Tv On Computer


October 2nd, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the advent of technology and spread of broadband Internet service more and more people are becoming dependent on the Internet and computer for watching TV ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Digital Textbooks Revolutionizing Education Procedure Slowly


September 17th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It would be wrong to think that technology is only useful for entertainment. On the contrary, over the last two decades technology has changed the way ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Facebook inches pass Google in the amount of time wasted


September 11th, 2010 - 12:45 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research by ComScore Inc reveals that Americans are spending more time on the Facebook than searching with Google.According to the new data that was ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

UAE releases 300 prisoners


August 13th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 13 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has released over 300 prisoners of various nationalities to mark the advent of the holy month of Ramadan. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Teej, the festival of swings, celebrated in Amritsar with fervour


July 31st, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by ANI
By Sawinder SinghAmritsar, July 31 (ANI): Teej or, the festival of swings, was marked here on Saturday with traditional fervour.Celebrated in the country, especially by women in the months of July-August, ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

‘Niggle’by Windies bowlers fired me up: Kallis


July 23rd, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, July 23 (ANI): Veteran Proteas all-rounder Jacques Kallis admits that the tetchiness which sometimes accompanied their Test series success in the West Indies played a role in his re-awakening as a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Delhi wakes up to rainy Tuesday


July 20th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) It was a cool Tuesday in Delhi with rains lashing many parts of the city and the weather office predicting thundershowers through the day. Delhi received 14.4 ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Day cloudy in Delhi, rains likely by evening


July 19th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) It was a cloudy Monday in Delhi with the weather office forecasting rains later in the day. "The skies will remain clouded. There are chances for rain towards ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

“I Had Ajay Devgn In My Mind For The Role Of Ronit Roy In Udaan”: Vikramaditya


July 13th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Vikramaditya Motwane, whose maiden venture as a director Udaan, produced by Anurag Kashyap, is all set for release next week, tells Jyothi Venkatesh that his economics ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Email has ‘killed the art of complaint letter’


July 11th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 11 (ANI): The art of the letter of complaint has lost with the advent of email, said an author who has spent more than a decade honing the skill. Martin ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Photocopying a fake document also an offence: Court


July 10th, 2010 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday held that photocopying a fake document is also an offence and can lead to prosecution on charges of forgery and cheating. "Photocopying ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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