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Portfolio reshuffle in Delhi cabinet


August 28th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday reshuffled the portfolios of her ministers, sources in the government said.Health Minister A.K. Walia, who held several portfolios, has ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Top Lashkar commander killed in Kashmir


August 3rd, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 3 (IANS) A guerrilla believed to be top Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Abu Hanzallah was Friday killed by security forces in a village in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Teenager boy coaxed into bathhouse sex in China


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 2 (IANS) Police in China have launched a probe into an incident in which a 13-year-old boy was seduced into having paid sex.It all happened inside a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Is Cliff Lee going to be traded to the Texas Rangers?


July 31st, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rumors have been having it for a while that Cliff Lee a starting pitcher of the Philadelphia Phillies was going to be traded to the Texas ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Assad’s wife not in Russia: Syrian envoy


July 19th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (IANS) Syrian Ambassador to Russia Riyad Haddad Thursday denied reports that Asma al-Asaad, wife of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, has arrived in Moscow."This is absolutely wrong information. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bihar seeks Aamir’s help to popularise generic medicines


July 8th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 8 (IANS) Impressed by Aamir Khan's advocacy of generic drugs, Bihar has sought the Bollywood star's help to create awareness and popularise the medicines among the people ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Delhi airport Metro to temporarily close from Sunday


July 7th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Delhi Airport Metro Express service will be temporaily closed from Sunday for maintenance work, officials said Friday.While an official of the express line's customer ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mahi is dead; end came on first or second day, doctors say (Second Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Manesar (Haryana), June 24 (IANS) Mahi, the four-year-old girl who was trapped in a narrow and deep borewell here for 86 agonizing hours, was Sunday declared dead after rescuers reached ... Read more...

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After 86 long hours, Mahi is dead (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Manesar (Haryana), June 24 (IANS) Mahi, the four-year-old girl who got trapped in a narrow and deep borewell here for 86 agonizing hours, was Sunday declared dead after rescuers reached ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

15 killed in fire at Vizag steel plant


June 14th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 13 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and several others injured in a major fire that broke out in Visakhapatnam Steel Plant Wednesday night, witnesses said.The fire ... Read more...

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Santos playmaker Ganso to return for Libertadores semis


June 12th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 12 (IANS) Santos playmaker Paulo Henrique Ganso looks set to play in Wednesday's Copa Libertadores semifinal against Corinthians, just 19 days after receiving a surgery on ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

27 killed in Maharashtra accident (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Raigad (Maharashtra), May 28 (IANS) At least 27 people were killed on their way back from a wedding and over 20 injured as a speeding truck hit two stationary mini-buses ... Read more...

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27 killed in Maharashtra accident (Third lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) At least 27 people were killed on their way back from a wedding and over 20 injured as a speeding truck hit two stationary mini-buses on ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Kahaani’ likely to be remade in English too


May 16th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Sujoy Ghosh's "Kahaani" is going places. After the confirmation that it would be remade in Tamil and Telugu, here comes the news that the hit ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Assam ties up with Arunachal to counter Maoist menace


May 10th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 10 (IANS) A day after gunning down four Maoists, Assam Police Thursday said they were closely coordinating with security forces in neighbouring Arunachal Pradesh to contain the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Britain refuses asylum request from Moscow bankers


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain has refused to grant political asylum to two former officials of a Moscow bank, after they were placed on the Interpol wanted list on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Maoists to release Hikaka Thursday (Second Lead)


April 25th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 25 (IANS) Maoists have decided to release Odisha legislator Jhina Hikaka Thursday after he promised to resign from the assembly and the primary membership of the ruling Biju ... Read more...

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Maoists to release Hikaka Thursday: lawyer


April 25th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 25 (IANS) Maoists who have held Odisha legislator Jhina Hikaka hostage for over a month will release him Thursday, a lawyer who fights cases for the rebels said ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Suu Kyi to visit Britain


April 18th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Myanmar's pro-democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi is to make a symbolic visit to Britain after accepting an invitation from British Prime Minister David Cameron.She ... Read more...

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When a Bangladeshi judge set an example


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 3 (IANS) A judge in Bangladesh refused to have his economy class seat in a Biman flight upgraded to a business class seat, saying the airline should not ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Five LeT guerrillas killed in Kashmir gunfights


March 28th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 28 (IANS) Five Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) guerrillas were killed in two separate gunfights with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district Wednesday, police said.Three militants were killed in ... Read more...

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Kuwaiti jet ski team attackers held


March 25th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 25 (IANS/WAM) Seven Emirati men have been arrested following an assault on members of the Kuwaiti jet ski team participating in the fourth round of the UAE Jet ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Over 300 chickens culled in Nepal farm


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 22 (IANS) About 350 chickens have been culled in a farm in Nepal following confirmation of an outbreak of bird flu.Bal Krishna Bhusal, chief of the district public ... Read more...

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Is Alex Pettyfer engaged to Elvis’ granddaughter Riley Keough?


March 15th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are reports that Alex Pettyfer might be engaged to Elvis Presley’s granddaughter Riley Keough.Though it must be mentioned that there has been no official confirmation ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Overwhelming to win award for Marathi film: Neeta Lulla


March 7th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Designer Neeta Lulla, who was jointly named best costume designer with Niharika Khan at the 59th National Awards announced here Wednesday, says it was very ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Osama’s relative in Pakistan to shift family


March 6th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 6 (IANS) Pakistan has allowed slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's family to leave the country, and a Yemeni brother-in-law of the militant leader has arrived here ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Two Italians held in Pakistan


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) Two Italian nationals were Saturday detained for taking photographs of sensitive places in Pakistan's garrison city of Rawalpindi, police said.Apollo Nacolia and Sermon Fabreco work ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Are Lea Michele and Cory Monteith an off-screen couple as well?


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Glee stars Lea Michele and Cory Monteith are romancing each other on the small screen and now it seems like that their romance is on at ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 to go on sale from 1st of March


February 29th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Samsung’s latest device Galaxy Tab 7.7 will go on sale from the 1st of March 2012. Carrier Verizon announced on Tuesday that the tablet will be sold ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Bond Girl Rosamund Pike is pregnant


February 27th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) James Bond star Rosamund Pike is reportedly expecting her first baby. Reports claim that the 33-year-old actress is expecting the baby this April. Rosamund and partner Robie ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Big B happy India is polio-free


February 26th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan, who is a Unicef goodwill ambassador, is happy India is a polio-free nation now and says it is the result of hard work ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Osama’s compound in Pakistan razed


February 26th, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 26 (IANS) The three-storey compound of the slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Pakistan is being demolished.The white mansion, where the militant leader took refuge, sits ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Robbery takes places at ancient Olympia Museum


February 17th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Athens, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Greek officials have announced that armed robbers have broken into the Ancient Olympia Museum and made away with several valuable items. Police say between 60 and 70 ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Researchers find that young goats can develop accents


February 16th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers have reported that young goats develop accent based on the group they are in. The study raises the possibility that animals have higher accents than previously ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Lady Gaga launching her own social network


February 6th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beverly Hills, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fans of Lady Gaga can look forward to chatting with their idol on a social network. LittleMonsters.com will launch very soon and the site promises to ... Read more...

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