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Roma secures Brazilian defender Castan


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 3 (IANS) Brazilian centre-back Leandro Castan has reportedly agreed to a four-year contract with Italian Serie A club Roma.Castan will join the Giallorossi later this week ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Fair justice bedrock of good governance: Supreme Court


May 13th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that in a democratic polity, justice, both in its concept and in essence, being fair and unbiased is the bedrock ... Read more...

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No action taken on troops’ movement to Delhi: Antony


April 30th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Less than a week after clarifying that the troops movement reported on the night of Jan 16/17 was "purely for training purposes", Defence Minister A.K. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Hot season triggers 100 bn tonnes Greenland ice loss


December 11th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) According to a latest finding, an unusually hot melting season in 2010 triggered ice loss of 100 billion tonsin southern Greenland.Large portions of the island's bedrock ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mars Rover find traces of mineral gypsum


December 8th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (IANS) US space agency NASA's Mars Rover has found bright veins of a mineral, possibly gypsum, deposited by water on the red planet. "This stuff is a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Vice President to deliver UPSC Foundation Day lecture on Tuesday


May 1st, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 1(ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari will be the main speaker at the UPSC Foundation Day lecture on governance, which will be held at Vigyan Bhawan here on May 3. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Japan may set up underground tank to stop contaminated water from spilling into sea


April 27th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 27 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan is reportedly considering setting up a big underground tank in the compound of the earthquake-cum-tsunami hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant to prevent ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India to invest $860,000 in ICT in Ghana


April 1st, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, April 1 (IANS) India will invest $860,000 in Ghana to support information and communication technology (ICT) development, with New Delhi committed to sharing its expertise in the area with ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Wind ‘can be 10 to 100 times more effective in eroding mountains’


March 29th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 29 (ANI): A new report from a University of Arizona-led research team has revealed that wind is a much more powerful force in the evolution of mountains than previously thought.Bedrock ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pak govt. determined to fulfil Benazir Bhutto’s dream of empowering women: Gilani


March 9th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 9 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has said that his government is determined to fulfil Benazir Bhutto's dream of empowering women in the country.Speaking on the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Greenland ice sheet is safer than scientists previously believed


January 27th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Scientists have suggested that hotter summers may not be as catastrophic for the Greenland ice sheet as previously feared and may actually slow down the flow of glaciers.Their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oz spy agencies intensify secret operations with US, Japan to counter China: WikiLeaks


January 22nd, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 22 (ANI): To get sensitive information out of China, North Korea and Iran, Australian spy agencies have intensified secret operations with the US and Japan, according to WikiLeaks cables.The cables ... Read more...

Posted in World |

When Neil Armstrong stepped on the moon for the first time


December 10th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Wonder what really happened when Neil Armstrong first stepped on the moon? Well, here's what he wrote to NPR blogger Robert Krulwich that may quench your curiosity too.In ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rivers cut deep notches in Swiss Alps’ broad glacial valleys: Study


December 6th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): A new study sheds light on the processes that formed steep inner gorges in the broad glacial valleys of the Swiss Alps.The U-shaped valleys were created by slow-moving ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Melting glacial ice sheets ‘may not raise sea levels after all’


November 22nd, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Glaciologists have been worried sick that the West Antarctic ice sheet will collapse over the next few centuries, raising sea levels dramatically, but a new study counters this ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lambardar can contest panchayat poll, says apex court


November 2nd, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court has held that the office of lambardar -- village revenue official -- was not an office of profit and , therefore, a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Blow-by-blow account of trapped Chilean miners’ rescue plan


October 12th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): The Chilean authorities are reportedly making the final preparations for the rescue of 33 trapped miners who would be brought to the surface tonight after having spent over ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Trapped Chillean miners may be rescued by Saturday


October 8th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 8 (ANI): The drill, which is boring a tunnel to the 33 Chillean miners, is expected to reach them by Saturday.According to Sky News, the Schramm T-130 has made ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Flintstones’ Characters’ 50th Anniversary Celebrated By Google


October 1st, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On September 30 Google paid tribute to the legendary animated series 'Flintstones' on the 50th anniversary of its first airing. The homepage for the day was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Barack Obama is ‘a Christian by choice’


September 29th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has said that he is "a Christian by choice".Obama told a group of Albuquerque, N.M. residents Tuesday that his choice was a conscious ... Read more...

Posted in World |

9/11 memorial museum to handle 5 mn visitors


August 11th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 11 (IANS) A cavernous subterranean museum being built here to revive the memories of the World Trade Center is expected to attract five million visitors a year, said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

CPI-M supports ‘maximum autonomy’ for Kashmir


August 7th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh), Aug 7 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday said the central government had failed to solve the Kashmir issue and supported "maximum autonomy" for the troubled state ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BP: No oil leak, but pressure levels in well a concern


July 17th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 17 (ANI): British Petroleum (BP) has confirmed that the new cap is still preventing the oil from spilling into the Gulf of Mexico, but has expressed concern over the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Alliance between Israel and US is not faltering’


July 12th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his meeting in Washington with President Obama should lay 'to rest' the idea that the decades-old alliance between their two countries has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bernadette Peters, Mary Tyler Moore to host Broadway Barks


July 3rd, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 3(ANI): Two-time Tony Award winner Bernadett Peters and actress Mary Tyler Moore will host the 12th anniversary of Broadway Barks! - the dog and cat adopt-a-thon extravaganza which will ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

You lose one friend for every 2 kids you have


June 14th, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 14 (ANI): The day you welcome children into your lives, you bid adieu to your social circle- at least that's what a survey has claimed.The British study shows that having ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Disabled people plan hunger strike in Delhi for rights law


June 8th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) A group of disabled people will begin an indefinite hunger strike from Wednesday outside the Shastri Bhawan, which houses many central government ministries, to protest their poor ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Guatemala sinkhole not a sinkhole, says expert


June 3rd, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 03 (ANI): The giant sinkhole in Guatemala City that has caught attention of the world shouldn't be called a sinkhole, according to an expert.Geologist Sam Bonis claims "sinkholes" mean areas ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Zimbabwe makes strong reply against India in Bulawayo ODI


May 28th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by ANI
Bulawayo (Zimbabwe), May 28(ANI): Zimbabwe has made a strong reply to India's score of 285-5 in the first ODI of the tri-nations series match at the Queens Sports Club in Bulawayo.Zimbabwe was ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Britain polls: Cleggmania fails to convert into votes


May 7th, 2010 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (IANS) The charismatic Nick Clegg, leader of the Liberal Democrats, witnessed a huge surge in popularity during campaigning, but that doesn't seem to have translated into votes in the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tiny & Toya Pose For Magazine Cover


April 11th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, Apr 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Tiny & Toya", the American reality TV series on BET is viewed by as many as 3 million viewers. The second season of the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Madonna hopes Malawi school will end ‘brain drain in Africa’


April 7th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 7 (ANI): Queen of Pop Madonna has stated in a blog on the Raising Malawi website that she hopes her new Malawi girls school will put an end to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Madonna visits Malawi with her family


April 6th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Malawi, Apr 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pop star Madonna visited Malawi with her family to lay the foundation stone for the ‘Raising Malawi Academy for Girls.’ She has already adopted Mercy and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Templar ‘crucifixion nail’ found on Portuguese island a fantasy, says archaeologist


March 6th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 6 (ANI): An archaeologist has determined that the alleged discovery of three Templar skeletons and a 'crucifixion nail' dating from the Roman era on the Portuguese island of Madeira is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India asks G-77 to stay united over climate change talks


February 4th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 4 (IANS) India has asked the Group of 77 developing countries to stay united to see that climate change negotiations address "the glaring injustice that those worst affected by ... Read more...

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