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Vehicle insurance via cellphone launched


August 27th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 27 (IANS) City-based Cholamandalam M.S. General Insurance Company Ltd. Monday announced the launch of 'Policy on the Go' for issuing vehicle insurance policies.The company said 'Policy on the ... Read more...

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Youth to the fore: Social messages through social media (Feature)


August 10th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Is it okay for your boyfriend to know your email password and check your mails or for your girlfriend to track your SMSes and ... Read more...

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Student to launch $500 satellite


July 26th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) A South Korean student plans to launch a $500 satellite built from scavenged parts in a basement, the Daily Mail reported Thursday."Making a satellite is no ... Read more...

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Brand in trouble?


July 26th, 2012 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 26 (IANS)British comedian Russell Brand will be soon prosecuted following an incident in March when he threw a photographer's phone through a window.The 37-year-old had thrown the ... Read more...

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Teen attacked with machete over cellphone


July 19th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ohio, July 19 (THAINDAN NEWS) A 17-year-old was attacked with machete for refusing to hand over his cellphone to another teenager. Police say the attacker chased the victim and slashed him repeatedly ... Read more...

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Dad gets $2,700 mobile bill for son’s love talk


June 18th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS) An elderly father in Britain had the shock of his life when his 12-year-old son's love talk with a girlfriend cost him a whopping 1,700 pounds ... Read more...

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Parrikar still hooked to ‘Nayak’-like solutions (Goa Newsletter)


June 16th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 16 (IANS) A fan of Bollywood film "Nayak", Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Friday almost played out a scene from the 2001 hit movie.Parrikar, during an interaction ... Read more...

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Russian steals ambulance


May 18th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 18 (IANS) A 24-year-old man in the Russian city of Izhevsk stole an ambulance and drove it around for two days before getting caught, police said.The man climbed ... Read more...

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Mobiles making Britons lose their manners


May 17th, 2012 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Britons seem to be doing away with their traditional good manners, as a survey has found two out of three people in Britain wouldn't mind answering ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Longoria opens about ex-husband


May 16th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 16 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria split from basketball player Tony Parker in 2010 and says he cheated on her, but she was not the reason."Society usually thinks ... Read more...

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Now, book and pay for Air India tickets from your mobile


March 20th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Air India Tuesday launched mobile phone booking facility for buying and paying for domestic tickets using mobile technology, an airline official said.Now a customer can book ... Read more...

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BSP legislator’s son accused of assaulting Russian woman


March 1st, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) The son of a Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator from Uttar Pradesh has been accused of assaulting and threatening his Russian female friend in ... Read more...

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Porngate: Caught minister wanted dress code for women!


February 8th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 8 (IANS) In a case of the pot calling the kettle black, C.C. Patil, who quit as Karnataka's women and child development minister Wednesday for viewing porn in ... Read more...

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Police nabs youth who threw acid on girl’s face


February 1st, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) The railway police Wednesday arrested a youth for throwing acid on a girl's face at a suburban railway station here, an officer said."The accused, identified as ... Read more...

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Nokia seeks price correction in 3G services


January 17th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) The world's largest cellphone maker Nokia Tuesday asked for a quick price correction in 3G services in India to make it affordable to the lower-end consumers."Pricing ... Read more...

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Hackers could make your car unsafe, McAfee warns


September 9th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Hackers could shut down your running car and expose you to all-too-sudden dangers - so beware, says anti-virus firm McAfee.It warns that greater reliance on computers ... Read more...

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Panel on Pakistani journalist’s killing gets phone record


July 28th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 28 (IANS) A judicial commission probing the abduction and murder of journalist Saleem Shahzad has received his mobile phone record, a media report said Thursday.Dawn said that the ... Read more...

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Apple topples Nokia to become top smart phone seller


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 22 (IANS) Apple has toppled Nokia to become the world's number one smart phone seller.In its second-quarterly results Thursday, the Finnish cellphone company reported shipment of ... Read more...

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Steven Spielberg’s old fashioned ways


July 3rd, 2011 - 2:01 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Hollywood mogul Steven Spielberg thinks making films has got easier as technology advances, but he prefers the old-fashioned craft he grew up with.The "E.T" director believes ... Read more...

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Games most downloaded application for mobiles


June 29th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Games are the most downloaded application for mobile phones, a new study says which reiterates that the cellphone has become an inseparable part of life ... Read more...

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Headley looked for a safe landing site for LeT (Third Lead)


May 27th, 2011 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 27 (IANS) Self-confessed Pakistani-American terrorist David Headley told a Chicago court Thursday that he helped identify a safe landing site for Pakistan-based terror group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists arriving ... Read more...

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Rihanna locked herself in airport restroom after first naked photo leak


April 6th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 6 (ANI): R and B singer Rihanna has revealed that she locked herself away in an airport restroom when her naked photos were leaked online.The S and M hitmaker ... Read more...

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Berlusconi claims he no longer has a cellphone


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, March 1 (IANS/AKI) Italy's scandal-mired premier Silvio Berlusconi, who currently faces four trials, has told supporters that he gave up his mobile phone to evade police surveillance. "Be aware that your ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Northern Michigan University Threat Resolved


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Northern Michigan University authorities have said that the classes will resume on Thursday as usual after the campus was closed owing to a threat issued ... Read more...

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Suspected Pakistani agent arrested in Pune


February 2nd, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 2 (IANS) A 24-year-old Indian man suspected to be spying for Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) was arrested from the city's Bund Garden area, police said Wednesday. He was also assisted ... Read more...

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BlackBerry knocked out of Top-5 sellers by China’ ZTE


January 29th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 29 (IANS) China's ZTE Corp. has replaced BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) among the world's top five mobile phone sellers.According to a report released Friday by tech research company ... Read more...

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Chitrangda’s haidresser vanishes with her purse, mobile


January 25th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Chitrangda Singh's had a bad time in Indore when her hairdresser disappeared with her bag and a cell phone.Chitrangda was in a mall in ... Read more...

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Arnold, Schwarzenegger scolded over leaked ‘hot legislator’ phone chat


December 27th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): Arnold Schwarzenegger and 'True Lies' co-star and friend Tom Arnold were scolded by the former's wife after their phone chat involving a 'hot legislator' was made public.Schwarzenegger ... Read more...

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Wills broke off with Kate on cellphone in 2007, reveals new book


December 20th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 20 (ANI): Prince William broke off with Kate Middleton over his cellphone and then got loaded with pals in the pub, reveals a new book on the royal ... Read more...

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Man jailed for posting ex-lover’s nude photo on Facebook


November 13th, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, Nov 13 (IANS) A New Zealand man has been jailed for posting a nude photo of his ex-girlfriend on Facebook, a media report said Saturday.Joshua Simon Ashby, a 20-year-old painter ... Read more...

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Delivery Man Identifies Robber Who Returns For A Second Helping


November 10th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a rather bizarre twist to a robbery case, the robber, who looted a delivery man, returned to the same restaurant where his victim worked only ... Read more...

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Sheen back to work on ‘Two and a Half Men’ post NY hotel drama


November 3rd, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 3 (ANI): After a scandal-filled week, Charlie Sheen finally returned to work on Tuesday on the set of his hit TV show "Two and a Half Men"."We have resumed ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen’s Wife Moves Out After Actor’s Date With Porn Star


October 30th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Actor Charlie Sheen was caught with his pants down! Though not literally, an interview given by porn star Capri Anderson, proved that the actor was guilty ... Read more...

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Now, device that lets parents ’see the world through child’s eyes’


October 27th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): University of Tsukuba researchers have created a device that will let parents see what their child is viewing, even when they are not together.The technology builds on existing ... Read more...

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3D soundscape to updates your Facebook, Twitter


October 25th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): AudioFeeds, software that provides 3D soundscape, could soon be alerting you, via your headphones, to updates on your social network and news feeds.The software announces Facebook updates ... Read more...

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