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Google acquires Nik Software


September 18th, 2012 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 18 (IANS) Google has announced that it has acquired Nik Software, a German software company behind the popular photo application Snapseed on Apple's iOS platform."We want to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Alonso is toughest rival, says Massa


September 14th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 14 (IANS) Brazilian driver Felipe Massa has described Ferrari teammate Fernando Alonso as the toughest opponent in his 10-year Formula One career."I've always had strong teammates ... Read more...

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Thousands take part in bull-spearing fest in Spain


September 12th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Tordesillas (Spain), Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) Thousands of people attended Tuesday in this northwestern Spanish city the festival of Toro de la Vega, during which young people spear a bull to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Toyota golf: Nair tops with 31 points


September 7th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 7 (IANS) S.R. Nair ended with the day's best gross score of 31 points, calculated under the Modified Stableford format, on the second day of the Toyota Karnataka ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Czechs make giant glass whisky bottle


August 18th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Prague, Aug 18 (IANS) Czech glass-makers have created a whisky bottle which can hold 228 litres of whisky.The hand-blown bottle is 1.7-metre high with a weight of 50 kg, Radek ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Belarus’ Ostapchuk stripped of gold for doping


August 13th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Belarus' Nadzeya Ostapchuk was stripped of the women's shot put gold medal at the London Games after she failed a drug test, the International Olympic Committee ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic wrestling: Gold for Uzbekistan in men’s 120 kg


August 12th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Uzbekistan's Artur Taymazov won his third successive Olympic gold in the men's 120 kg freestyle wrestling Saturday, beating Georgia's Davit Modzamanashvili in a close final.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic gymnastics: Exquisite Kanaeva twirls for rhythmic gold


August 11th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Beijing gold medallist Evgenia Kanaeva of Russia defended her Olympic rhythmic gymnastics title in the individual all-around category here Saturday with four exquisite performances.Kanaeva, 22, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Phelps reveals future: Working with kids and swimming with sharks


August 6th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Swimming legend Michael Phelps has revealed a little of what he plans to do after recently announcing retirement from international competition.The gold medal Phelps won ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘My skating background helped in action roles’


August 6th, 2012 - 6:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Australian actress Melissa George insists her roller skating background makes her the perfect choice for action roles.The 35-year-old is convinced she picks up fast-paced stunts quicker ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

71 years old Hiroshi Hoketsu is the oldest competitor at the London Olympics


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world was caught by surprise when they experience a rare occasion in the London 2012 Olympic Games. It all happened on Thursday when Hiroshi Hoketsu one ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

My only competition is myself: Victoria Beckham


July 11th, 2012 - 6:59 am ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Singer-turned-fashion designer Victoria Beckham says her only competitor is herself, not other designers.The 38-year-old has established herself as a successful fashion designer and while she ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Pranab’s nomination for presidential poll accepted


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Former finance minister Pranab Mukherjee's nomination for the presidential poll was accepted as valid Tuesday. He is the candidate of the ruling United ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Britain launches ‘instant justice’ for Olympics offenders


June 26th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) People who commit offences linked to the Olympics Games will be put in court within 24 hours under a "instant justice" initiated by the Crown Prosecution ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chinese micro-blog launches paid membership


June 19th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) Sina Weibo, one of the most popular micro-blogging websites in China, has launched paid membership services.The paid membership will be available at vip.weibo.com. Users need to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

I’m relieved: Anand (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS) India's five-time World Chess Champion Vishwanathan Anand says he was too tense to be happy after he won the title for the fifth time beating Israeli ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Too tense to be happy: Anand


May 30th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS) India's five-time World Chess Champion Vishwanathan Anand says he was too tense to be happy after he won the title for the fifth time beating Israeli ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cheryl Cole has been approached for American Idol


May 24th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cheryl Cole may soon return to our TV screens, as an American Idol judge, according to reports.The singer has been approached by the talent show’s management team, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brazil hope to end Olympic judo medal drought in London


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 2 (IANS) Brazil will be hoping to end a 20-year Olympic gold medal drought at the London Games.For the first time in Olympic history, Brazil will ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Wipro projects flat IT revenue for first quarter


April 25th, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 25 (IANS) Wipro Ltd has projected an average revenue of $1.54 billion for the first quarter (April-June) from its global IT services business, indicating a flat sequential growth ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Who grounded Tata bid to start an airline?


April 20th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) In 1997, then civil aviation minister C.M. Ibrahim acted under pressure from Jet Airways to thwart the Tata group's bid to start an airline in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Isinbayeva targets last Olympic gold before retirement


April 18th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 18 (IANS) Russian pole vault queen Yelena Isinbayeva has said the only thing that can stop her winning a third straight Olympic gold medal in London this summer ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Golfer Rachel Connor arrested in Florida for DUI


March 8th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British professional golfer Rachel Connor has been arrested in Florida for driving under influence. The 21-year-old was arrested near Saratosa, south of Tampa, on Wednesday night. TMZ ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

ANZ Stadium, MCG in running for 2015 World Cup final venue


January 30th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) Cricket Australia chief executive James Sutherland kept everybody guessing about the idea of ANZ Stadium in Sydney Olympic Park hosting the 2015 World Cup final.ANZ Stadium ... Read more...

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India Inc to explore northeast: Chidambaram


January 6th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Asking Indian entrepreneurs to explore investment potential in the northeast region, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday said there were many business opportunities with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Saif steals a march over Abhay-Genelia’s zombie movie!


January 6th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 6 (IANS) "Rock The Shaadi" could have been the first zombie film in Hindi to hit the screens, but its lead actress Genelia D'Souza's wedding plans have ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Breandan Vallance is UK’s Rubic Champion


November 14th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Breadan Vallance has been crowned as UK’s Rubik champion. Vallace thus retains the title which he won last year. Several people entered into the competition but the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Bobby Jindal wins 2nd term in landslide


October 23rd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American Governor Bobby Jindal has been re-elected to a second term, winning in a landslide with little opposition from nine other candidates in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Velayutham’ is special: Tamil star Vijay


October 16th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 16 (IANS) Tamil superstar Ilayathalapathy Vijay has termed his upcoming release "Velayutham" a special film of his career.Addressing thousands of his fans Saturday at the city's Poornima ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Amazon launches ‘Kindle Fire’ for $199


September 28th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Media reports suggest that Amazon will unveil its tablet, Kindle Fire, and offer it to the public for $199. The device will be the first of its ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Lexi Thompson wins the LPGA


September 19th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 16-year-old Lexi Thompson over the weekend became the youngest winner of the LPGA tournament. The teenage golf sensation picked the competition with five-stroke victory on Sunday. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tea party express reaches Nevada


August 30th, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The country-wide tour of the Tea Party is ongoing. The Tea Party Express tour bus reached Nevada on Sunday where they held a rally. There were several ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Paranoid’ insects double mating time with females


August 9th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Male insects which become 'paranoid' in a rival's presence, double the mating time with a female even though her risk of being fertilised by another male ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Who will replace Yeddyurappa?


July 28th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The names of Karnataka minister Jagdish Shettar, state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief K.S. Eshwarappa and MP Ananth Kumar are doing the rounds as ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

72 Chinese millionaires had premature deaths


July 24th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) As many as 72 multi-millionaires in China have either died since 2003 of unnatural causes or have died young, a media report said Sunday. They all ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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