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UAE charity delivers food aid to Yemen


July 8th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 7 (IANS/WAM) The Khalifa Bin Zayed Humanitarian Foundation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has distributed 1,300 food parcels among needy people in Yemen.UAE President Sheikh Khalifa ... Read more...

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‘Conditions of MCD schools worst under BJP rule’


April 6th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The Congress' Delhi unit Thursday, expressing displeasure at the condition of MCD schools in the capital, blamed the BJP for not providing better infrastructure for ... Read more...

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Emotional Hasina lauds Indian role in 1971 war


January 12th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 12 (IANS) It was an emotional moment for Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina here Thursday when she recollected how India, especially Tripura, had helped her country during ... Read more...

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Sweden braces itself for a Class 3 storm


November 28th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stockholm, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sweden is bracing up for a severe storm after the country’s meteorological service issued a Class 3 storm alert. The southern parts of the country were hit ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Delhi Metro opens winter home for elderly


November 21st, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Delhi Metro has opened an Old Age Winter Home in south Delhi to save homeless male senior citizens from the winter chill, a Delhi ... Read more...

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UN declares famine in two southern regions of Somalia


July 20th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The United Nations (UN) on Wednesday declared a famine in two regions of southern Somalia, namely due to the worst drought in decades.With millions of people in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Meet the happiest man in America


March 8th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): A survey has found the happiest man in the US, and he is a married Chinese-American, Kosher-observing Jew who lives in Hawaii.Alvin Wong, 65, was contacted after three ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Militancy related problems not yet over in Manipur


March 5th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Mar 5 (ANI): A recent incident where cadres of banned Kuki National Front (KNF-P) forced people of three villages to leave their homes, leaves us with the impression that militancy isn't ... Read more...

Posted in National |

“Traffic Light” Debuts On Fox


February 9th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Fox Channel gifted its viewers with yet another comedy drama, "Traffic Light", that premiered yesterday 21:30 p.m. The show depicts the complications and occasional simplicity ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lava bubbling below the surface, daily warns Pakistan


February 1st, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) There is "a lava bubbling under the surface" in Pakistan, said an editorial in a Pakistani daily as it commented on the political upheaval in Tunisia and Egypt. ... Read more...

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Adarsh Society to file reply in Bombay High Court


December 6th, 2010 - 11:54 am ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Dec 6 (ANI): The Bombay High Court on Monday will hear a plea against the controversial Adarsh Housing Society on the environment violation.Adarsh Society has to reply to the Environment Ministry's ... Read more...

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Maharashtra Home Minister Patil meets Kasab in Arthur Road Jail


November 23rd, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov.23 (ANI): Maharashtra Home Minister R.R Patil who visited the high security Arthur Road jail here on Tuesday, met Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving terrorist of the 26/11 Mumbai terror ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Delhi CWG athletes call lodging at village “liveable” through Tweets


October 2nd, 2010 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 2 (ANI): With just one day to go for the Commonwealth Games to commence, some athletes who are at the venue in New Delhi are reportedly not satisfied with ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Nadya Suleman To Do A Porn Movie?


September 19th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that Nadya Suleman, who came to limelight after she gave birth to octuplets in January 2009 is going through a tough time now. The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Olympian Aslam Sher Khan terms Commonwealth Games corrupt


September 16th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Sep 16 (ANI): Former Hockey Olympian Aslam Sher Khan has termed the ensuing Commonwealth Games a web of corruption.Talking to reporters here on Wednesday, Khan said: " This game is ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Obama argues against tax cuts for rich


September 9th, 2010 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (DPA) US President Barack Obama appealed for public support Wednesday against a Republican plan to extend tax cuts for the richest Americans, arguing that such a move would ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mehbooba Mufti locks Civil Secretariat gates to protest unrest in J-K


July 29th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, July 29 (ANI): People's Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday locked the gates of the Civil Secretariat, which houses important offices of the Jammu and Kashmir Government, as a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

MCD joins up with NGOs to help slum children


July 26th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has joined hands with two NGOs to provide improved education and healthcare in MCD schools in slum areas of the national ... Read more...

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Amazon losing 1,500 sq km each year


July 23rd, 2010 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
Lima, July 23 (IANS/EFE) Around 1,500 sq km (579 sq miles) of the Amazon forest is lost each year due to deforestation and environmental degradation in Peru. Peru has 68 million hectares (262,550 ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

“When Recently Home Minister R.R. Patil Saw Red Alert-The War Within, I Told Him That After Working As A Naxalite In The Film, I Was Even Ready To Mediate Between The Government And The Villagers To Bring About A Social Revolution”- Sunil Shetty


July 8th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): On the eve of the release of his latest film Red Alert- The War Within, Sunil Shetty confesses to Jyothi Venkatesh that he feels that it ... Read more...

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Romit Raj Shows Concern About Child Beggars!


July 1st, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Romit Raj updated his social networking site's status showing concern about a small kid crying and begging. It seemed that the incident had really touched the guy. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

American Red Cross launches relief efforts for Oklahoma


May 12th, 2010 - 2:38 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The American Red Cross launched its relief efforts for Oklahoma on Tuesday.The Red Cross is providing a safe place to stay and relief supplies for thousands of ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Head of UN commission warns world is using too much energy and materials to sustain itself


May 7th, 2010 - 5:02 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The head of a United Nations (UN) commission warned on Thursday that the world is consuming too much energy and materials to sustain itself.UN Commission on Sustainable ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US mom takes ’shopaholic’ daughter to Mumbai slums to show how poor live


April 15th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr.15 (ANI): New York based scriptwriter Tracey Jackson was so upset with her 'shopaholic' daughter that she recently took her to Mumbai to show how 'poor' people live in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Video: Crowd starts chanting “USA, USA” during L.A. County USAR rescue of a Haitian quake survivor


January 20th, 2010 - 3:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-au-Prince, Jan 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Haiti was rocked by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake on last Tuesday. USA was one of the first nations to come forward and help the ravaged ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Haiti still in turmoil as death toll rises to 200,000


January 19th, 2010 - 10:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-Au-Prince, Jan 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Even though it has been 1 week since the earthquake, Haiti is still in turmoil, as there is no proper system in place. There are reports ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Haiti death toll keeps on rising


January 19th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-Au-Prince, Jan 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The death toll in last Tuesday’s earthquake in Haiti is rising. Authorities in Haiti now estimate 200,000 people have been killed by last week's earthquake. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Slowdown affecting women’s welfare, say experts


November 18th, 2009 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The economic slowdown has had a direct impact on the per capita income, which has affected women the worst, said experts at a panel discussion here Wednesday. "The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sharif asks government to investigate French submarine deal kickback reports


November 14th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov.14 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif has asked the government to investigate reports about the alleged kickbacks received during the purchase of the three French submarines in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

“It was challenge to be simple”- Sucheta Khanna


October 8th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Sucheta Khanna, the actress who is going to play the role in up coming serial on SAB TV, Lapatagunj had an exclusive talk with Telly Café. In a chit chat she ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Death toll up to 240 in Philippine floods


September 29th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Sep 29 (DPA) The death toll in the devastating floods brought about by storm Ketsana in the Philippines has climbed to at least 240, with 37 still missing, the government said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Not bound to follow fee hike order, say air force schools


August 25th, 2009 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Two schools run by the Indian Air Force Benevolent Cultural and Educational Society told the Delhi High Court Tuesday that they are not bound to follow its ... Read more...

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Lohan won’t do jungle reality show


July 30th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Actress-singer Lindsay Lohan has no plans to experience wildlife by participating in a jungle reality TV show, says her representative. There were reports that Lohan was in talks ... Read more...

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Hilarious campaign makes ‘world’s worst hotel’ a hit with travellers!


June 25th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 25 (ANI): Owing to a rather 'ironical' ad campaign, an Amsterdam hotel, which claimed to be 'the worst hotel in the world', has become a huge hit with travellers in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan’s parliament passes $36 bn budget


June 25th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Pakistan's parliament Thursday passed a Rs.2.9 trillion ($36 billion) budget for fiscal 2009-10 focusing on sustainable development, revival of industry and providing relief to the vulnerable and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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