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Afghan police kill 15 militants, detain 11


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 23 (IANS) Afghan police have killed over a dozen Taliban militants and arrested 11 others during a series of operations since Wednesday, the interior ministry said in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Huge arms cache unearthed in Jammu’s Reasi


July 20th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 20 (IANS) Security forces, including the army and Jammu and Kashmir Police, Friday unearthed a huge arms cache in a remote mountainous area of Reasi district in the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Study reveals that 1 in 3 Facebook users are getting bored with the site


June 8th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the findings of the survey recently released by Reuters and carried out in conjunction with the research firm Ipsos, approximately one-third of all Facebook ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Three kg cocaine seized in Austria


May 4th, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, May 4 (IANS) Around three kg of high-quality cocaine with an estimated value of 500,000 euros ($657,000) has been seized in Austria and six people arrested for drug trafficking.The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Maddona to launch shoe range


March 14th, 2012 - 6:46 am ICT by IANS
London, March 14 (IANS) American actress Madonna is set to launch a shoe range this autumn in conjunction.The range is aimed at women aged 27 to 50 and will ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘The Trevor Project’ sees spike in traffic after Glee episode


March 1st, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Trevor Project has seen increased interest from the public following the airing of the mid winter finale of the show Glee. The episode tackled gay ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Celestial treat on R-Day


January 25th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Sky gazers can look forward to a celestial treat on the evening of Republic Day Thursday, with a conjunction of the Moon and Venus providing ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Watch out for Jupiter, Moon conjunction Tuesday


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) As the sun goes down Tuesday evening, two of the brightest objects in the winter sky - Jupiter and the moon - will get together ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Nicki Minaj to launch nail polish range


October 24th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 24 (IANS) Singer Nicki Minaj is on the verge of launching her own nail polish range.The hip-hop star, known for her colourful outfits, will be releasing the Nicki ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US troops reduced in Pakistan


June 10th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) The number of US military personnel in Pakistan has been reduced following a request from Islamabad, the American embassy here said Friday."We recently received a written ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Will punish guilty, will prevent scams recurrence: UPA report


May 23rd, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Declaring that those guilty of corruption will be punished, the annual report of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Sunday said that the government will ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Committed to take corrective action on corruption: PM


May 22nd, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said that developments relating to the 2G spectrum allocation, procurement matters related to the 2010 Commonwealth Games and similar ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Scale to assess newborns exposed to methamphetamine may predict later problems


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): A scale used to assess the behaviour of newborns exposed to methamphetamine before birth might be able to identify those children who will develop problems later on.A large ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Shakira lays foundation of Colombian school


April 13th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) Pop singer Shakira laid the first brick of a new school construction project in conjunction with her education charity in Colombia.Dailystar.co.uk reports that Shakira was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Russia to invest $7 bn in space programmes in 2011


April 8th, 2011 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has earmarked about 200 billion rubles ($7 billion) for space programmes in 2011, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said.Putin said Russia would develop a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Australia funds mine clearance in Sri Lanka


April 7th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 7 (IANS) Australia has released an additional Rs.480 million for demining in Sri Lanka.The funding was released in conjunction with the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Bionic eye’ gets go ahead post trials


March 14th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): A bionic eye that allows the blind to see has been approved after thorough testing.Tests have demonstrated that the device is safe, which could mean that it eventually ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

ICC announces public ballot process for World Cup semi-finals, final tickets


February 26th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 26(ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Saturday announced the process for the public sale of tickets for the World Cup semi-finals in Colombo and Mohali, on March 29 and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Oz man proposes to ladylove on weekender mag cover!


February 12th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 12 (ANI): Sunshine Coast man Nathan Woulfe has proposed to girlfriend Meg Olcorn via a weekender magazine cover.The Oz resident used the cover of the Sunshine Coast's weekender magazine to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Will Smith ‘planning to remake ‘Annie’ with daughter Willow’


January 21st, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): Will Smith is apparently in negotiations to remake the classic musical 'Annie' - with his daughter Willow in the starring role.Smith is said to be in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

J-Lo’s twin toddlers face camera for charity


January 20th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 20 (IANS) Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez says she allowed her twins Max and Emme appear in a Gucci children's wear campaign because the money was going to charity.The singer-and-actress, married ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Now, ‘Food Angel’ app scans food item bar-codes to help avoid allergies!


January 5th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Are you allergic to some substances but can't make out which food product you should avoid in a supermarket? A solution is in the offing now.People can now ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Posh hosts Spice Girls reunion in London


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 22 (ANI): Victoria, wife of soccer ace David Beckham, has gushed about her London meeting with her former Spice Girls bandmates.Their rendezvous has raised hopes of another group ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jimmy John’s sprouts linked to salmonella outbreak


December 20th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Illinois, Dec 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Illinois Department of Public Health has commenced investigation into a salmonella outbreak in the state.The follows the illness of almost 50 people after they ate at ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Modeling not just about having a pretty face: Study


November 19th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A new study uncovers the decisions that happen behind the scenes of the glossy photos and slick commercials in the modelling industry.Stephanie Sadre-Orafai, a University of Cincinnati assistant ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pak World Cup squad subject to ICC clearance


November 14th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 14 (ANI): The announcement of Pakistan's probables in 2011 World Cup will be subject to clearance by the ICC Anti-Corruption and Security Unit.The PCB sent the names of 40 to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Probiotic drinks ‘cut chances of diarrhoea’


November 10th, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): A new study by Cochrane researchers has claimed that probiotic drinks given as therapies for diarrhoea reduce the length of time sufferers are affected and lessen the chance ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New Michael Jackson album to be relased in December


November 6th, 2010 - 12:55 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- A new Michael Jackson album is set to be released in stores on December 14, almost a year and a half after his death, his ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Burton to reprise ‘War Of The Worlds’ musical role from beyond the grave


November 4th, 2010 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): Legendary actor Richard Burton is set to appear on stage from beyond the grave.A hologram of the Welsh actor will be used in a War Of The Worlds ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

High tech stroke therapy treatment to enter export market


November 1st, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Zealand, Nov 01 (ANI): Kiwi developers, who developed a device that may give fresh hope to stroke and brain injury survivors have big plans for their product's entrance into the lucrative ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

682,000 Halloween lanterns to be recalled because of overheating issues


October 28th, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Dollar Tree Stores in conjunction with the Consumer Product Safety Commission in the United States have announced that they are recalling more than 600,000 battery ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Weblike device helps cerebral palsy victims move again


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 22 (IANS) Children crippled by cerebral palsy can regain movement - thanks to an amazing equipment called The Spider.The device is so named because it is resembles a spider's web ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

GLAAD requests all gay supporters to wear purple on 20th October


October 20th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) is urging all gays and supporters of gay and lesbianism to join in an exclusive campaign to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

International auto expo opens in Sharjah


October 15th, 2010 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Oct 15 (IANS/WAM) Car manufacturers from across the globe will showcase a host of latest models during the five-day International Automobile Show opened here Thursday.The 10th edition of the region's ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Google’s new apps to help the blind navigate


October 13th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 13 (ANI): Google has released two new applications that would help blind users of their Android smartphones navigate the world.The Walky Talky app gives audio walking directions to the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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