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Fancy driving from Delhi to Bangkok? Here’s how! (With Images)


September 7th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Fancy a trip to Bangkok? Not by air, as most would imagine, but a road trip. Promising a strong punch of excitement, adventure and experience ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Russia, US need to solve missile shield impasse: Putin


September 6th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for joint efforts by Russia and the US to address the thorny issue of a missile shield, Xinhua ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Six policemen killed in Russia attack


September 6th, 2012 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS) At least six police officers were killed and several injured when unidentified assailants fired at a convoy in southwestern Russia's Ingushetia region, RIA Novosti reported.The attack ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Italy ready to intervene militarily in Syria


September 5th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 5 (IANS/AKI) Italy would be ready to send military forces to Syria if President Bashar al-Assad is toppled, Italian Defence Minister Giampaolo Di Paola has said."Italy has the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Purge hate-filled textbooks: Pakistani daily (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 4 (IANS) A Pakistani daily wants hate-filled school textbooks purged after an official panel said they entrenched prejudices against minorities and distorted history.An editorial in the News International ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Purge hate-filled textbooks, says Pakistani daily


September 4th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 4 (IANS) A Pakistani daily has sought the purging of school curricula for hate material after a panel pointed out that books contain material that would entrench prejudice ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lively smuggles food items


August 31st, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (IANS) Actress Blake Lively says she likes to collect local ingredients when she is travelling and often takes them home."I love to go to cooking school ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Israel slams South Africa over Palestinian territory label


August 24th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Israel has condemned the South African government's decision to label goods produced in the occupied Palestinian territories.Under the new rules, the South African government ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Odisha, Jharkhand to intensity anti-mineral smuggling drive


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:26 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 22 (IANS) Odisha and its neighbouring state of Jharkhand have said that they will jointly intensify crackdown against the mineral smuggling across their borders.Speaking to reporters after ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Costco Border War: Americans demands Canadian free shopping


August 15th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is an ongoing war between Americans and Canadians on their borders. The war is becoming bad as it is being posted on Facebook and all over ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Rare snowfall stuns South Africa


August 9th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pretoria, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Snowfall stunned the people of South Africa on Monday night when heavy snow fell in the country. The snowfall lasted till the next day with the temperatures ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

After Pakistan, India, jihadists may attack China: Daily


August 8th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 8 (IANS) Pakistani support of the Taliban as well as other militant networks has led to many terrorist attacks in Pakistan and India, a state-run Chinese ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Karnataka BJP MLA Somasekhara Reddy held in cash-for-bail deal (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/Bangalore, Aug 6 (IANS) Karnataka BJP legislator G. Somasekhara Reddy was Monday arrested in Hyderabad in a cash-for-bail deal, a scam involving huge payment to get bail for his jailed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Colombian journalist wounded in grenade attack


August 6th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 6 (IANS/EFE) A journalist was wounded by attackers who struck at a community radio station in Colombia's Arauca province, which borders Venezuela.The Sarare Estereo radio station in Saravena ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Britain to step up help for Syrian rebels: Hague


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) British Foreign Secretary William Hague says the government has been helping Syrian rebels in a "practical and non-lethal way" and intends to step up such help.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bolivia cancels mining concession


August 3rd, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, Aug 3 (IANS/EFE) Bolivia's government issued a decree Thursday formally revoking a mining concession held by the private firm Compania Minera Malku Khota and rejected claims for compensation ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US gives Syrian opposition $25 mn in non-lethal aid


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US has provided the Syrian opposition fighting President Bashar al-Assad with $25 million of non-lethal assistance, an official here said.State Department spokesman Patrick Ventrell ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sword wielding knights rob French medieval festival


July 31st, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the largest festivals held in France is the Medievals Europeans de Bitche. It is attended by many considering that it is a sporting activity. The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘India-China border peaceful due to sincere efforts’


July 31st, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 31 (IANS) The governor of Arunachal Pradesh and former army chief Gen (retd) J.J. Singh Tuesday said a peaceful India-China border is an outcome of sincere efforts and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Dubai customs attends Google meet in US


July 29th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 28, 2012 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Customs has called on the international community to strengthen cooperation through information exchange on illicit networks.It has said such a step can help curb ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India pitches for free movement of labour across borders


July 26th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) India's Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma Thursday urged countries across the world, especially in European region, to liberalise visa norms and allow free movement of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

We are in midst of fourth world war: President Pranab


July 25th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India's new President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday described the war against terrorism as the fourth world war since "it can raise its evil head anywhere ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Medvedev calls for land privatisation


July 25th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said the country should be prepared for land privatisation.The land issue has long been a source of heated debate ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Spain welcomed six mn foreign tourists


July 24th, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 24 (IANS/EFE) Spain welcomed some 6 million foreign tourists in June, 4.7 percent more than during the same month last year.The figures are based on the survey of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian dances in New York dance festival


July 20th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 20 (IANS) The fifth edition of "Erasing Borders Festival of Indian Dance", bringing Indian and India-inspired dance to the New York City, will be presented Aug 17 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tokyo declaration on Afghanistan backs India’s concerns on terror


July 8th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 8 (IANS) Backing India's concerns over terrorist safe havens in the AfPak region, the Tokyo conference of international donors on Afghanistan Sunday endorsed key recommendations of a regional ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Afghanistan faces existential threat from terror: India (Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 8 (IANS) In a veiled reference to Pakistan, India Sunday said Afghanistan faces an "existential threat" from terror emanating from across its borders and urged the world to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India reminds world of cross-border terror faced by Kabul


July 8th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 8 (IANS) In a veiled reference to Pakistan, India Sunday told the international community of the "existential threat" Afghanistan faces from terrorism emanating from across its borders.It also ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Britain to close borders if eurozone collapses


July 5th, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Britain will close its borders to people from countries like Greece if the eurozone -- the group of 17 countries which use the euro as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese region eyes 15 mn tourists by 2015


June 27th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 27 (IANS) China's picturesque Xishuangbanna region near the Myanmar border is planning to attract 15 million tourists annually by 2015.Lu Yonghe, deputy head of Xishuangbanna Dai prefecture, said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No hostility for Turkey: Syria (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 9:21 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, June 24 (IANS) A day after shooting down a Turkish military plane which penetrated Syrian territorial waters, Syrian government has said it holds no hostility towards Turkey despite its ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Turkey to do whatever needed over jet incident


June 24th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, June 24 (IANS) Turkish President Abdullah Gul has vowed to do whatever is required following the incident in which a Turkish jet was shot down by Syria over the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

13 Bangladeshis arrested in Tripura


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 22 (IANS) Thirteen Bangladesh nationals, including three women, have been arrested by the railway police for illegally entering India via the border in Tripura, police said Friday.They were ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indian Army’s Northern Command celebrates 41st raising day


June 17th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 17 (IANS) The Indian army's largest and most sensitive formation, the Northern Command, celebrated its 41st anniversary Sunday, recalling its achievements since its inception and how it is ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Indian army chief visits J&K;


June 15th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 15 (IANS) Indian Army chief Gen. Bikram Singh Friday visited the headquarters of the Northern Command at Udhampur, an official said.This is Gen. Singh's first visit to Jammu ... Read more...

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