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Bollywood remembers ‘immortal’ Mehdi Hassan


June 13th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) His fans feel that the world of ghazal is left with a void with the passing away of "immortal" Pakistani maestro Mehdi Hassan, who died ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan daily condemns Indian ‘gobbledygook’


March 20th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 20 (IANS) A leading newspaper here Tuesday denounced India's decision to vote for a US resolution on Sri Lanka's "war crimes", saying New Delhi's "gobbledygook defies comprehension"."India ... Read more...

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British kids will get failed teachers


December 17th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) Hundreds of new schoolteachers in Britain are going to teach pupils in their classrooms despite having struggled themselves up to 39 attempts to clear even basic ... Read more...

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Crime victim’s kin sore over Manu Sharma’s parole


November 16th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The families of those killed in crimes and accidents were Wednesday left disappointed with the Delhi High Court granting five-day parole to Manu Sharma, who ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily slams Rehman Malik for ‘absurd’ statements


September 26th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 26 (IANS) The "absurdity" of Rehman Malik's statements seems to be growing at an alarming rate, a Pakistani daily said after the interior minister spoke of a likely ... Read more...

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PM’s statement on Hazare disappointing: Nitish


August 17th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 17 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Wednesday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's statement in parliament regarding the police action against anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare was "disappointing"."PM ... Read more...

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This British mogul cannot read!


June 4th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) He has raised a 400 million pound (over $650 million) property empire and is ranked 200th on the British Rich List -- one would consider Andreas ... Read more...

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Real threat to Pakistan not from India: daily


May 29th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 29 (IANS) The real threat to Pakistan is internal and "not from India", a Pakistani daily said Sunday.An editorial in the Daily Times also wondered what role, ... Read more...

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Probe Hashan’s match-fixing claims: Ehsan Mani


May 7th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 6 (IANS) Former International Cricket Council (ICC) president Ehsan Mani has demanded that the game's governing body investigate match-fixing claims made by ex-Sri Lanka captain Hashan Tillakaratne. "First ... Read more...

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Hospitalized seniors may suffer temporary memory loss upon discharge


April 15th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): A new study has suggested that hospitalisations may really cause temporary memory loss and difficulty in understanding discharge instructions to senior patients.The Northwestern Medicine study found that the ... Read more...

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Pak Supreme Court declares Deedar Shah ever-ineligible for NAB post


March 23rd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 23(ANI): In what may come as a setback for the Pakistan Government, the Supreme Court has declared Justice (retired) Deedar Hussain Shah ever-ineligible for the post of National Accountability Bureau ... Read more...

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English-reading software introduced in seven schools


February 18th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) To improve written and spoken English and comprehension of the language among students in schools, a read-to-me software has been introduced in seven schools in the capital.The ... Read more...

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Oz woman jailed for 10-yrs for masterminding ‘house of horror’ ordeal


February 11th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 11 (ANI): A woman in Australia, who is said to have masterminded a cruel regime of starvation "beyond comprehension" of five children in her care, has been jailed for 10-years.Tania ... Read more...

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Rani Muherjee’s Foul Language In ‘No One Killed Jessica’ Creating Ripples


December 15th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The flick which has the basic storyline touching the real life instances from Jessica Lal,is running into troubled waters as according to the censor board the film has too many expletives’ ... Read more...

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It’s easier to understand others if you imitate their accents


December 7th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): The next time you imitate someone's accent, do it well.A new study has suggested that mimicking someone who speaks with a regional or foreign accent helps us understand ... Read more...

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Murdered Brit-Indian bride was not officially married


December 4th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Anni Diwani, the Brit-Indian bride who was murdered during her honeymoon in Cape Town, was reportedly not officially married to Shrien, according to authorities in Britain and Sweden. ... Read more...

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‘I can see me’ webcams to improve reading fluency in students


November 7th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 7 (ANI): An out the box thought by a researcher made him use webcams for the purpose of improving fluency in children.Tmothy Frey assistant professor of special education, counseling ... Read more...

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‘Paranormal Activity 2′ Delivers But Scores Low On Originality


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The sequel to the sleeper hit 'Paranormal Activity' named 'Paranormal Activity 2' has hit the theaters and the response is mixed. It does not offer anything ... Read more...

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MJ’s craze for Bubbles


September 23rd, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The biographer of Michael Jackson has exposed that the King of Pop had a very special relationship with his pet Bubbles-the monkey. He also said how ... Read more...

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Secret billions paid to ISI by govt. remain a secret in Pak


September 22nd, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 22 (ANI): The Pakistan Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the National Assembly has reportedly been denied information about Rs 5.55 billion paid to the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) during 2007-08 for ... Read more...

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Women ‘more likely than men to agree with science on global warming’


September 15th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 15 (ANI): A recent study on gender and climate change reveals women tend to believe the scientific consensus on global warming more than men.The study challenges common perceptions that men ... Read more...

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First landing on 34-year-old UFO airport in France


September 6th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 6 (ANI): After as many as 34 years, a village in France that built the country's only council-funded UFO landing pad has received its first craft.Ares, near Bordeaux, southwestern France, ... Read more...

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Dikshit releases film on violence against women


August 12th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday released a film made by an NGO on violence against women. "Seema aur Salim ki Diary" has been prepared by the ... Read more...

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Kerala plans 140 specialized computer schools


August 1st, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 1 (IANS) Under its IT@School project for computer literacy among schoolchildren, Kerala will develop one model school -- with five classrooms equipped with modern tools -- in all its 140 ... Read more...

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Stopping frowning can change ability to read sad and angry sentences


July 20th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 20 (ANI): Blocking frowning can take a toll on a person's ability to read emotional sentences, revealed a study.While the world can tell what you are thinking or feeling just ... Read more...

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Oz Greens candidate blames Facebook porn on hacker


July 9th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 9 (ANI): An Australian federal Greens candidate has revealed that the pornographic images posted from her Facebook account is the work of a hacker.Dr Patricia Petersen, a Greens candidate ... Read more...

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PCB blames Younis’ counsel for delay in hearing against ‘indefinite’ ban


May 30th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 30 (ANI): The hearing concerning former captain Younis Khan's appeal against the indefinite ban imposed by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has been adjourned eight times due to his counsel's ... Read more...

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Katy Perry Leads The Maxim’s Yearly Hot 100 list


May 11th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 11, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Singer and musician, Katy Perry, has occupied the uppermost spot in the Maxim magazine’s twelve-monthly Hot 100 catalog of the globe’s hottest females. Perry ... Read more...

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United Nations commemorate 65th anniversary of end of World War II


May 7th, 2010 - 5:03 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) – The United Nations commemorated on Thursday the 65th anniversary of the end of World War Two by honoring the extraordinary bravery of men and women who ... Read more...

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A Q Khan rubbishes Pak’s so-called strategic closeness to US


April 9th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad/London, Apr.9 (ANI): Disgraced nuclear scientist A Q Khan has in a series of letters to The Nation rubbished Pakistan's "strategic closeness" to the United States.In the latest letter to the daily, ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin comes out of the closet and admits he is gay


March 30th, 2010 - 4:27 am ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (THAINDIAN NEWS) -- Singer Ricky Martin on Monday came out of the closet and finally admitted he is gay. The revelation comes after years of speculation about his ... Read more...

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Brit kids ‘failing to read books’


March 27th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.27 (ANI): Most British students fail to read complete novels at school after being presented with short extracts and worksheets to practice comprehension and sentence structure, it was claimed.The National Union ... Read more...

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Michelle ‘Bombshell’ McGee basks in the limelight as the wrecker of Sandra Bullock’s marital life


March 21st, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A tattoo model Michelle ‘Bombshell’ McGee claims that she had an affair with Sandra Bullock’s husband for almost a year. According to sources, while Sandra ... Read more...

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Jesse James mistress Michelle McGee creates controversy with her Nazi pose picture


March 20th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sandra Bullock’s husband Jesse James had an 11-month affair with Michelle McGee, who has tattoos all over her body. After squealing to the tabloids that ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock’s husband issues a public apology after being unfaithful


March 19th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sandra Bullock’s husband has issued a public apology after being unfaithful to the Oscar winner. It was reported by In Touch magazine that Jesse ... Read more...

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