commemoration

Japan Tsunami: More than 2000 people still missing


September 12th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The skeletal remains of a victim of the Japan tsunami was found by the coast guards during the one and a half year commemoration of the worst ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Navy Seals’ book gives a different version of Osama bin Laden’s death


September 4th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A former navy seal who wrote a book on how Osama Bin Laden was captured is now in trouble with the US government officials. The navy ... Read more...

Posted in Books, World News |

32 killed, 68 injured in Baghdad car bombings (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 16 (IANS) At least 32 people were killed and 68 injured in two separate car bomb blasts which targeted Shiite pilgrims at the end of a major Shiite ... Read more...

Posted in World |

20 pilgrims killed in Baghdad bombings


June 16th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 16 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and 44 injured in two separate bomb blasts which targetted Shiite pilgrims Saturday, Xinhua reported.According to an interior ministry source, ... Read more...

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Politician shot dead in Nigeria


May 26th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, May 26 (IANS) A Nigerian politician was shot dead Saturday by gunmen suspected to be from the Islamist sect Boko Haram, the military said.Alhaji Ahmadu, chairman of the People's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Three mn child labourers in Mexico: Rights panel


April 28th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 28 (IANS/EFE) Three million minors between the ages of five and 17 work nationwide, nearly half of whom either receive no compensation or are paid in kind, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Movie goers’ thumbs up to ‘Titanic 3D’, earns Rs.6.1 crore


April 9th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The 3D version of James Cameron's epic love story "Titanic" has garnered Rs.6.1 crore in the opening weekend and is said to be the highest ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Never again’ says Rwanda on 18th anniversary of genocide


April 8th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) "Never again" would such a monstrosity be allowed to happen, the East African nation of Rwanda declared Saturday, the 18th anniversary of the genocide against ... Read more...

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Censor clears ‘Titanic 3D’ without cuts


March 30th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The 3D version of James Camron's "Titanic" is set for a release here and this time the censor board has retained the scene where ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Spain marks bicentennial of its first constitution


March 20th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Cadiz (Spain), March 20 (IANS/EFE) King Juan Carlos called Monday for a revival of the "spirit of harmony" and "civic commitment" of the parliament that met in this southern city ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Today is International Women’s Day 2012


March 9th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world is celebrating the contribution of women to the development of society. To this end, today (the 8th of March) has been marked as the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

New Zealand falls silent in tribute to quake dead one year on


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Feb 22 (IANS) New Zealand came to a standstill for two minutes Wednesday as the nation united to mark the first anniversary of a 6.3-magnitude earthquake that killed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Capital’s centenary: A walk down the Kingsway Camp


December 11th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) One hundred years ago, India - which was a colony of the British empire - spent nearly one million pounds sterling to host King George ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Today is the Johnny Appleseed day


September 26th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you happen to be in the United States and have eaten an apple there, chances are that the apple you ate came from one of those ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

9/11: Spirit of New York comes to Delhi


September 9th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The American Center here was Friday all set to host a three-day film festival showcasing the 'Spirit of New York' and marking the 10th anniversary ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Literacy enhances dignity and peace: Ban Ki-moon


September 9th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 8 (IANS/WAM) Literacy unlocks the capacity of individuals to imagine and create a more fulfilling future, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said Thursday.It opens the way to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Easter egg prices soar, but fervour spreads in Goa


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 23 (IANS) The Easter egg, that oblong, pagan (in its origin) symbol of new renewed life, will just be a bit more dearer to Goan Christians celebrating the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Commemoration of ‘National Panchayati Raj Divas’ on Sunday


April 22nd, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 22(ANI): The Union Panchayati Raj Ministry is organizing the 'National Panchayati Raj Divas' on Sunday to mark the passing of the Constitution (73rd Amendment) Act, 1992, that came ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Hindus in Bangladesh take holy dip in Brahmaputra (Lead)


April 11th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 11 (IANS) For Hindus in Bangladesh it was a sacred day as in their thousands they took the holy dip in the Brahmaputra river Monday on the ... Read more...

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Tens of thousands of Bangladeshi Hindus take holy bath


April 11th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 11 (IANS) Tens of thousands of Bangladeshi Hindus Monday took holy bath in the tributaries of the Brahmaputra river on the occasion of "astami snan".The two-day bathing ritual ... Read more...

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Russia sends Poland files on presidential plane crash


April 7th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, April 7 (IANS) Russian prosecutors have sent Poland 14 volumes of files on the investigation into the Polish presidential plane crash near Russia's Smolensk city, ahead of the the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bajrang Dal activists threaten couples celebrating Valentine’s Day in Kanpur


February 14th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
By Dilip MishraKanpur, Feb 14 (ANI): Bajrang Dal activists took on a moral policing role in Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur city on Monday, as they threatened couples celebrating the Valentine's Day and also ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Thousands of anti-government protesters rally in Bangkok


January 24th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thousands of anti-government protesters rallied in Bangkok on Sunday, demanding the government to release their key leaders who were jailed in last year's crackdown, MCOT online news reported.

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Posted in Thailand |

Cape Town gets set to give fitting, emotional farewell to Ntini


January 9th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (S. Africa), Jan.9 (ANI): Former South African fast bowler Makhaya Ntini's farewell match at the Moses Mabhida Stadium here later this evening is expected to be charged with emotion. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Festivals of China in India played crucial role in increasing awareness: PM


December 17th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.17 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Friday said the festivals of China in India have played a crucial role in increasing awareness about both countries and their ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Buddhists welcome Hindu statesman Zed to Bodhi Day commemoration in Nevada


December 6th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 6 (ANI): In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Buddhists welcomed Hindu statesman Rajan Zed to their Bodhi Day commemoration at Reno Buddhist Church (Nevada, USA) on December five.Rajan Zed, who ... Read more...

Posted in World |

9/11 commemoration begins with minute of silence


September 11th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (DPA) The commemorative ceremony for the nearly 3,000 people killed by terrorists nine years ago began Saturday with a minute of silence at 8:46 a.m., marking the exact ... Read more...

Posted in World |

OPEC cartel faced with future risks in its 50th year


September 10th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
By Albert Otti Vienna, Sep 10 (DPA) The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries is set to mark its 50th anniversary Tuesday not with a grand ceremony, but with a simple press conference ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New York governor revives land swap offer for mosque


September 10th, 2010 - 3:59 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 10 (DPA) New York Governor David Paterson Thursday revived his earlier proposal to move the controversial mosque near Ground Zero to a state-owned property. Paterson was reacting to remarks of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Why is Pakistan not conducting any missile tests?’


September 7th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) While "enemy India" has conducted three missile tests within this year alone -- the latest being of the supersonic BrahMos cruise missile, Pakistan has not conducted any ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

America To Memorialize WW 2 With ‘Kiss-In’


August 14th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): American citizens will congregate for a group ‘kiss-in’ in Times Square on Saturday and will be accompanied by buglers nationwide, who will render, ‘Taps’, which ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

54 Shias killed in Baghdad bombings (Lead)


July 8th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 8 (IANS) A series of bomb attacks targeting Shia pilgrims here has killed 54 people and left 359 injured, an interior ministry source said Thursday. "A total of 51 pilgrims were ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fans to have access to MJ’s cemetery


June 10th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 10 (ANI): Fans of Michael Jackson, on his first death anniversary, will have limited access to his cemetery, US authorities said.The King of Pop's followers will be able to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tagore’s 150th birth anniversary should reflect his personality: PM


May 20th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 20 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manamohan Singh on Thursday said the commemoration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore should reflect his complex and multi-layered personality besides showcasing ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Unesco begins Tagore birth anniversary celebrations


May 17th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India and UNESCO have launched yearlong commemorative activities to mark the beginning of the 150th birth anniversary of Rabindranath Tagore at Maison de L'Inde City University in ... Read more...

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