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Malaysia to host Asia Cup


June 3rd, 2012 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), June 3 (IANS) Malaysia will host the next edition of the Asia Cup. This was decided by the Asian Hockey Federation Council Saturday.The council, at its meeting, also unanimously ... Read more...

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World Heart Federation gets first ever Indian president


April 21st, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The World Heart Federation (WHF), a global NGO dedicated to prevention of heart diseases in low- and middle-income countries, elected its first ever Indian president, ... Read more...

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Want India’s help to develop indigenous technology: African Union


March 5th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Africa wants India to help it strengthen its human capital in science and technology so that the 54-nation continent can develop indigenous technology instead ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘London Paris New York’ about love between strangers (IANS Preview)


February 29th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) After two successful films, Pakistani singer-actor Ali Zafar is back in action with his new romantic movie "London Paris New York" with actress Aditi Rao ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Climate change triggers early grape ripening


February 28th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 28 (IANS) Climate change is causing the early ripening of grapes, latest research shows.Scientists attribute the fruit's ripening to climate warming and a decline in soil water content, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Reform global institutions: President Patil


January 25th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Underlining India's growing global stature, President Pratibha Patil Wednesday pitched for the reform of global institutions to reflect contemporary realities."The role and stature of ... Read more...

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Hollywood has no hierarchy like Bollywood: Bipasha


December 27th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 27 (IANS) Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu, all set to make her Hollywood debut with "Singularity", feels there is no hierarchy in Hollywood unlike the Indian film industry."The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Global study soon on impact of gizmos on entertainment space


November 12th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) In a world where new gizmos are being married to the Internet and culture has emerged as an important showcase of soft power, what will ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

African Union lauds China’s assistance


August 30th, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 30 (IANS) China has become one of the most important partners of Africa, an official from the African Union (AU) said here Monday.John Shinkaiye, AU commission chief of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Osama’s death a watershed moment, says Ban


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 2 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Monday welcomed the announcement of Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's death as "a watershed moment" in the global ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘It’s time to get ready for human mission to Mars’


March 13th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 13 (ANI): It is time to head to Mars, says a group of astrobiologists at Washington State University and Arizona State University."The time for a human mission to Mars is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Seven charged by US for ‘aiding Taliban efforts against America’


February 15th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.15 (ANI): Seven people including two Americans have been charged by the United States for conspiring to aid the Taliban,According to US officials, two Americans, identified as Alwar Pouryan ... Read more...

Posted in World |

West Indies aims to reach World Cup semi-finals, says coach Gibson


January 28th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Bridgetown, Jan 28(ANI): West Indies coach Ottis Gibson believes his team can reach the semi-finals of the upcoming World Cup, something they have not achieved for 15 years.The West Indies has not ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

When and how continents formed


January 14th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): A new study attempts to bring to rest a long- standing debate - when and how continents really formed.The continental crust formation modified the composition of the mantle ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Clarke most likely to succeed Ricky Ponting despite form slump


December 29th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 29 (ANI): Michael Clarke, who has failed to handle the responsibility of batting at No.4, remains the man most likely to succeed Ricky Ponting should the captain leave following another ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

How giant dinos soared the high skies


November 15th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that the huge pterosaur dinosaurs were capable of flying and used the combined power of its legs and winged arms as 'engines' to push itself ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pterosaurs could fly non-stop for 10,000 miles


October 20th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) Giant pterosaurs may have been capable of flying up to 10,000 miles (16,000 km) non-stop, according to a new research. The huge flying creatures, some ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Abu Dhabi film fest aims to boost moviemaking culture in region


October 14th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Arpana Abu Dhabi, Oct 14 (IANS) Cultural activities have taken centrestage here and Abu Dhabi International Film festival, said to be one of the biggest in the region, starting Thursday, is trying ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Daylight Savings Will Start From Oct 3


October 2nd, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by GD
By Meena kar, Oct 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Daylight Saving will begin on Sunday, from Oct 3. All those nations, who participate in this innovative strategy of conservation of energy, are constantly ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Son inspired Salman Rushdie to write new book for teens


October 2nd, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 2 (ANI): An intellectual delight is on its way for young fans of Salman Rushdie, as the Booker prize winner is set to release a new book for teenagers, which ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Aircraft pollution ‘to kill 8,000 people this year’


September 30th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 30 (ANI): A recent study has estimated that at least 8000 people will die this year due to pollution emitted by aircrafts.Researchers from MIT say that nitrogen oxides and sulphur ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bangladesh to host its biggest art show next month


September 29th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 29 (IANS) The biggest international art exhibition and competition in Bangladesh, for which 26 countries have confirmed participation so far, will begin Oct 8, an official said.Prime Minister ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Australian company rejects claim on antibiotics in its honey


September 17th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Australian company Capilano Friday denied a report that its honey contains higher levels of antibiotics than the prescribed standards, saying it produces clean honey and exports to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Shifanjali Shekhar throws a sizzling Pool party ! a rare party


August 28th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Stunning Shifanjali is taking centrestage even as a troupe of 100 dancers groove to the memorable tunes composed by the legendary Bhappi Lahiri. Sensational Shifanjali has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

North American continent is a layer cake: Study


August 26th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): A new study by seismologists at the University of California, Berkeley, has revealed that the North American continent is not one thick, rigid slab, but a layer cake ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sex-Offender Jeffrey Edward Epstein A Free Man Now


July 25th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Palm Beach, July 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 57-year-old Jeffrey Edward Epstein, a Palm Beach resident, who pleaded guilty last year to soliciting an underage 14-year-old girl for prostitution, is a free ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Motives of 10 Russian spies puzzles author John le Carre


July 11th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 11 (ANI): John le Carre, the pen name of David Cornwell, who is the author of Cold War espionage novel has said that says he could not comprehend what the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scope for cooperation in IT changing: Karnik (Interview)


June 29th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) The scope for cooperation is changing in the IT industry in new markets, according to former NASSCOM chairman and IT heavyweight Kiran Karnik. "The focus in new ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Will.i.am ready to do anything for Cheryl Cole


June 13th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): Rap star Will.i.am has said that he would do anything for Girls Aloud star Cheryl Cole.The Black Eyed Peas frontman has been romantically linked to the sexy ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ritu Kumar Collection To Be Part Of The ‘India-Spain Fashion Meeting’


June 12th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): What had begun on a small platform has now spanned across continents and is a name to be considered in the world of fashion. Ritu ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kalam remembers 100-year-old ‘friend’ on environment day


June 5th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on World Environment Day Saturday remembered his "friend" Arjuna, a 100-year-old tree, in his official residence at 10, Rajaji Marg here. Addressing ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Swarming ’swells’ brains of desert locusts


May 26th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Scientists in Cambridge have discovered that the locust swarm has extraordinary effects on the insect's brains.Although desert locusts are infamous for their swarming behaviour - when they migrate ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Federal Aviation Administration supports air traffic return in Europe


April 20th, 2010 - 3:44 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) expressed Monday their support of the European Commission’s decision to resume air traffic in parts of continental Europe.“Safety is the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

European Flights Expected To Resume Services After Disruption Due To Iceland Volcano


April 19th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Officials in Europe are taking all possible measures to ensure that the air travel crisis that resulted from the huge cloud of ash from a volcano ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Researchers present global map of human gene expression


April 9th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Just as members of an orchestra are active at different times although playing the same piece of music, every cell in our body contains the same genetic sequence ... Read more...

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