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Chinese daily takes umbrage to Manila renaming sea


September 14th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 14 (IANS) A Chinese daily Friday targeted Manila for renaming a part of South China Sea the West Philippine Sea and said Beijing "will not tolerate the ... Read more...

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Chandrababu’s son gearing up for major role in TDP


September 12th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 12 (IANS) Nara Lokesh, son of Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu, appears to be gearing up to take up a key responsibility in the party.An ... Read more...

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Harry to visit China to improve tense relations


September 10th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Prince Harry has reportedly been asked by the Foreign Office to visit China next year to help improve tense British relations with the country, the Daily ... Read more...

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Heathrow’s Third Runway plans in jeopardy


September 7th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sep 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Environmentalists as well as the people who reside in the flight route of Heathrow have vowed to take action if expansion plans are made so as to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Patti Labelle settles her assault lawsuit


September 6th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sep 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Patti Labelle, a disco diva has been forced to pay a settlement of $100,000 after she was accused by a pregnant mother of making uncouth remarks ... Read more...

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Uddhav says Digvijay is mad, never mind what granddad wrote


September 6th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Stung by Congress leader Digvijay Singh's statement that Maharashtra's Thackeray family originally hailed from Bihar, Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray hit back Thursday, saying ... Read more...

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Faced with criticism, Chandy goes slow on ‘Emerging Kerala’ website


September 5th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 5 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday decided to go slow on updating the 'Emerging Kerala' website after his attempts at transparency turned ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bull Goes on the Run at Edinburgh Zoo


September 4th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Edinburgh, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN News) A bull on the run in the Edinburg zoo caused chaos it as it escaped from its cage. However, its excitement was short lived and lasted for ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to boost domestic cricket


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 3 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Cricket Board Monday said it will take measures to boost their domestic cricket after its first ever Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL) concluded ... Read more...

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Stop the terrorists, Pakistan tells Kabul


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) Interior Minister Rehman Malik has told the Afghan government to stop terrorists from entering Pakistan, a media report said Sunday.Stressing that terrorists had again started ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Paralympic discus gold for Russia


September 1st, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Alexei Ashapatov has hurled his way to Paralympic gold in the men's discus for athletes who use wheelchairs, setting a new world record along ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

UN extends peacekeeping mission in Lebanon


August 31st, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti)The UN Security Council has extended its peacekeeping mission in Lebanon for another year by unanimously adopting a resolution Thursday.The resolution extends the mandate of ... Read more...

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Infiltration into Kashmir down in last five years


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Infiltration attempts and the number of terrorists successfully entering Jammu and Kashmir from across the Pakistani border has come down in the last five years ... Read more...

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GIC having a relook at obligatory reinsurance contracts


August 17th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) Stung by a Rs.2,469 crore net loss last fiscal, national reinsurer General Insurannce Corporation of India (GIC) is re-assessing its domestic obligatory reinsurance contracts, said a ... Read more...

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Man Fires Insect Repellent in Oregon Robbery


August 16th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oregon, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man who robbed a restaurant in Oregon was armed with a can of insect repellent. These are reports from police who came to investigate the incident. ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Protect northeast people, says CPI-M


August 16th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The CPI-M Thursday called for immediate steps to protect the safety of people from the northeast in other parts of India in the wake of ... Read more...

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Palestinian prisoner’s wife delivers baby via smuggled semen


August 13th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ramallah, Aug 13 (IANS) A Palestinian prisoner's wife Monday delivered a baby conceived through artificial insemination after the father's semen was smuggled out from his Israeli prison.The baby was born ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ravi Kishan out of ‘Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5′


August 11th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Bhojpuri superstar Ravi Kishan is the latest to be voted out of popular dance reality show "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5".The actor, along with his choreographer Kunjan, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Olympic pole vault: France’s Lavillenie soars to gold


August 11th, 2012 - 5:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France's world and European pole vault champion Renaud Lavillenie took the gold medal Friday with an Olympic record leap of 5.97 metres.World silver medallist Bjorn ... Read more...

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Olympic diving : Chen retains 10m diving title in style


August 10th, 2012 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Chen Ruolin retained her Olympic title in the women's 10 metre platform Thursday, demolishing the field with an exhibition of exquisite diving.Chen, 19, won ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Sahana fails to qualify for finals


August 9th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Indian high jumper Sahana Kumari failed to make it past the qualification round at the London Olympics here Thursday.Sahana quite easily cleared her first jump of ... Read more...

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Olympics: Indian triple jumper Renjith crashes out


August 7th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) India's triple jumper Renjith Maheshwary crashed out of the London Olympics, failing to qualify for the finals with a 'No Mark' at the Olympic Stadium here ... Read more...

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Two BSF soldiers injured in Pakistani firing


August 7th, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 7 (IANS) Two Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers were seriously injured in firing from the Pakistani side of the International Border and Line of Control near here Monday ... Read more...

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Olympic shot put: Ostapchuk wins gold for Belarus


August 7th, 2012 - 2:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World silver medalist Nadzeya Ostapchuk of Belarus won Olympic gold in the women's shot put Monday.Ostapchuk posted a winning distance of 21.36 in the ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: South Korea’s Yang wins men’s vault


August 7th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Yang Hak Seon from South Korea won Olympic gold in the men's vault Monday.Reigning World Champion Yang scored 16.533 after two attempts, one of which ... Read more...

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Landslides block Srinagar-Jammu highway


August 4th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) The Srinagar-Jammu highway was closed Saturday following landslides in Ramban sector."Heavy rains triggered landslides in the Ramban sector of the Srinagar-Jammu road Saturday morning," a senior ... Read more...

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Big B plans to tabulate ‘Coolie’ incident


August 1st, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Three decades ago he met with nearly fatal accident while shooting for 1982 film "Coolie" and now megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he may tabulate the ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan politician arrested for human smuggling


July 25th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 25 (IANS) A politician and another suspect have been arrested over a human smuggling operation in Sri Lanka, police said.Police spokesperson Ajith Rohana told Xinhua that the politician ... Read more...

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Two elderly women stabbed to death by robbers in Delhi


July 24th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Two elderly women, residing in two separate houses in the same locality in Delhi, were stabbed to death while resisting robbery attempts, police said Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Russian women skydivers set world record


July 24th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A total of 88 women skydivers of Russia's Zhemchuzhina Rossii team have set a world record for the number of people linked together in a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Cross-channel swimmer dies on maiden attempt


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) A 45-year-old swimmer had just one kilometre left to go when he died while attempting the 21-mile-long crossing of the English Channel for the first time ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Putin warns against bypassing UNSC Syria veto


July 21st, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin opposes any action related to Syria not authorised by the UN Security Council, his spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Friday."In the Russian ... Read more...

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We are not here to make up the numbers: Weightlifting coach


July 19th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Indian weightlifting coach Devi Dutt Sharma Thursday said his two-member team can spring a surprise at the London Olympics beginning here next week."I will not like ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Applying new rules mentally taxing


July 17th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) You can teach an old dog or a human new tricks -- provided you are prepared to spare the time and do all the hard work ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Talaash’ releasing Nov 30: Aamir Khan


July 15th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Aamir Khan, known for his commitment and meticulous planning, is gearing up for the release of "Talaash". He says that the film has shaped up ... Read more...

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