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Former LTTE leader slams Tamil Nadu politicians


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 22 (IANS) A former Tamil Tiger rebel now in the custody of the government Sunday slammed Indian Tamil politicians for using the Tamil issue in Sri Lanka for ... Read more...

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UP to launch state portal for citizen welfare


July 19th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 19 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Thursday announced it will launch a web portal from Aug 1 to provide services like civil supplies, employment registration, and old age pension ... Read more...

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Thai sextuplets named after car brands


July 7th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Thai woman who delivered six children this May has named them after her favourite car brands -- Audi, Fortune (Toyota Fortuner), Porsche, Mini, Volkswagen ... Read more...

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Goa cricket body expels former head’s son for six years


June 25th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 25 (IANS) The Goa Cricket Association (GCA) has expelled Ranji player Ganeshraj Narvekar for six years after he was accused of forging a birth certificate to play in ... Read more...

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Six Rajasthan officials injured trying to stop child marriages


April 21st, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 21 (IANS) At least six police and administration officials were injured when they were attacked by a group of villagers who were carrying out child marriages in Rajasthan's ... Read more...

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What Guinness? My job is to run: 100-year-old Fauja Singh (Interview) (With images)


January 4th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 4 (IANS) His marathons at the ripe old age of 100 may not have been recognised by Guinness World Records on technical grounds, but Punjab-born British citizen ... Read more...

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UID to facilitate healthcare services: Nilekani


December 1st, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) chairman Nandan Nilekani Thursday said "Aadhar", the unique identification number, would help people obtain a birth certificate easily and ... Read more...

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Two Argentine men with same name, identical documents


November 21st, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Nov 21 (IANS/EFE) An Argentine judge is investigating the case of two 40-year-old men who have the same first and last names, identical identity document numbers and birth ... Read more...

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Only under-35s allowed at Rahul’s Youth Congress meet


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Varanasi, July 22 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi may be over 40 years of age, but his party activists Friday insisted on barring anybody above 35 from entering ... Read more...

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Cannon furious after twin’s birth certificate leaked online


May 26th, 2011 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) Actor Nick Cannon is fuming after learning that the birth certificate of his newborn twins was leaked online.Cannon and his wife Mariah Carey became parents to ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian couple promotes education among poor


April 25th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 25 (IANS) A young ethnic Indian couple in Malaysia has appealed to people to donate books, stationery, uniforms and food to help in the education of poor ... Read more...

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Trump accused of discrediting Republicans by saying ‘Obama may be a Muslim’


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 2 (ANI): American businessman Donald Trump has been accused of discrediting the entire Republican Party, as he speculates that US President Barack Obama's birth certificate may say he is ... Read more...

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Transgender couples can marry in NYC


March 10th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Mar 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New York City officials have announced that transgender couples in the city should be allowed to marry.The decision which was announced on Tuesday would allow ... Read more...

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Malaysian government and MIC’s new campaign to help ’stateless Indians’


February 17th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lampur, Feb.17 (ANI): The Malaysian Indian congress along with the Malaysian government are finally addressing the longstanding issues bedevilling local Indians - the lack of official documents.Nearly 40,000 Indians in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nation wide ‘Mydafter campaign’ likely to help “stateless” Malay Indians.


February 14th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Feb.14 (ANI): An eight-day nation wide MyDafter campaign will help 5000 "stateless" Malay Indians. The Special Implementation Task Force under the Prime Minister's Department, will handle the campaign that aims ... Read more...

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Malaysia to help ethnic Indians get official documents


January 24th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 24 (IANS) About 30,000 ethnic Indians are expected to be registered next month in the Malaysian government's exercise to help them obtain official documents such as birth certificates and ... Read more...

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Malaysia to set up special counters to help Indians without documents


January 18th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 18 (ANI): Malaysia's National Registration Department (NRD) offices will set up special counters next month under the "MyDaftar" campaign to address documentation problems involving the Indian community.The counters will ... Read more...

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World’s oldest twin sisters celebrate 101st birthday


January 5th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Twin sisters Ena Pugh and Lily Millward are the officially the world's oldest twins - the two celebrated their 101st birthday on January 4th.Born on January 4 1910, ... Read more...

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Malaysia to resolve ethnic Indians’ citizenship issues


December 31st, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 31 (IANS) Malaysia will launch a nationwide "My Daftar" (my office) campaign next February to resolve problems faced by ethnic Indians who do not have relevant documents pertaining to ... Read more...

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Cricket board officials covered up forgery: GCA member


December 25th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 25 (IANS) Senior Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) officials colluded with Goa Cricket Association (GCA) president Dayanand Narvekar in a forgery case involving his son, a senior GCA ... Read more...

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Ex-BCCI official, wife, son booked for forging son’s birth certificate


December 25th, 2010 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 25 (IANS) In a late development Friday, the police here booked a former vice president of the Board of Cricket Control of India (BCCI) and his family members for forging ... Read more...

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Army ‘birther’ doctor Terrence Lakin sentenced to six months behind bars


December 17th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Fort Meade, Dec 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A military court has sentenced an 18-year Army veteran, Lt. Col. Terry Lakin to six months in prison for disobeying a direct order from the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Festive mood in Rajasthan village that spoke to Obama


November 7th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Anil Sharma Ajmer, Nov 7 (IANS) A Rajasthan village Sunday was in a festive spirit, with villagers dancing to drum beats, as they got to talk to US President Barack Obama ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM assures Indians to resolve problems


November 1st, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Klang (Malaysia), Nov 1 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has said that his government would continue to pay "serious attention" to problems faced by the ethnic Indian community.His assurance ... Read more...

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About 2,000 Indians storm “1Malaysia, People First” programme with complaints


September 26th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sept 26 (ANI): Almost 2,000 Indians with problems linked to a number of issues ranging from birth certificates to welfare aid took part in the "1Malaysia, People First" programme in ... Read more...

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Malaysian task force to help Indian members resolve their problems


September 21st, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 21 (ANI): Malaysia's Special Implementation Task Force for Indians will have a meet-the-people in Kulim on Saturday to know about their problems.Human Resources Minister Dr S. Subramaniam said during ... Read more...

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Task force resolves first 1,000 Malay Indians socio-economic cases


August 16th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Selangor (Malaysia), Aug.16 (ANI): A special task force appointed by the Malaysian Government's Cabinet Committee for the Indian Community, has reportedly resolved the first 1,000 cases involving various social problems related ... Read more...

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US bans child adoption from Nepal


August 7th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 7 (IANS) The Barack Obama government has halted the adoption of abandoned children from Nepal indefinitely due to growing allegations of child trafficking and falsification of documents, ... Read more...

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Chinese officials to crackdown on age cheats


July 29th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, July 29 (ANI): Ahead of the 2010 Youth Olympics, the Chinese athletics officials are resolute that there should be no more under-age scandal issues, which witnessed Chinese gymnast Dong Fangxiao stripped ... Read more...

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Missing California Girl Traced After Seven Years


July 17th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Norwalk, California, July 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A girl who had gone missing for the past seven years has ultimately been traced by police officials at a house in Phoenix, Arizona. ... Read more...

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Six Pak nationals arrested in South Africa for running fake passport shop


June 26th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, June 26 (ANI): The South African police has nabbed six Pakistani civilians for running a fake passport shop in Pretoria.According to reports, a large number of forged birth certificates, IDs, work ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

15 pub members in Yorkshire rename themselves Wayne Rooney ahead of World Cup!


June 6th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 6 (ANI): The football World Cup mania seems to be catching up, with all 15 staff members at a pub in UK having changed their names after England's ace striker ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Arizona Immigration Law ‘an open invitation for racial profiling’: U.S. professor


May 1st, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Texas, May 1(ANI): A Baylor University School of Law professor, who has studied immigration reform and has reviewed the Arizona Immigration Law, has said that the law is "an open invitation for ... Read more...

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Malaysian Hindu woman wins custody battle with Muslim husband


March 11th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 11 (DPA) Malaysia's High Court Thursday granted a Hindu woman custody of her child after a bitter court battle with her estranged Muslim husband, who converted their children to ... Read more...

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Harry amongst most popular names in UK, courtesy royal birth


February 17th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 17 (ANI): Experts have observed a 12-fold increase in the number of babies named Harry in the 16 years after Prince Harry's birth.The use of his older brother William's name ... Read more...

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