India at Olympics: Indians abroad have high expectations (With Image)

July 21st, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
No matter where they live in the world, non-resident Indians, particularly the older generation, will cheer for Indian participants at the London Olympics. Even those born in their countries of residence ... Read more...

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India may see Finnair’s first long-haul flight on bio-fuels

June 14th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Helsinki, June 14 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair will launch its first long-haul flight powered by bio-fuels to Asia, where India is a strategic market, to show its commitment towards environment ... Read more...

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10 dead, 45 wounded in Iraq suicide bombing

June 4th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, June 4 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and over 45 wounded Monday when a suicide bomber blew up his car packed with explosives in Baghdad, authorities said.The ... Read more...

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China daily asks foreign media to behave

May 10th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) A state-run Chinese newspaper Thursday asked the foreign media to take an "objective and balanced view" towards China, saying some journalists tend to be negative."We don't ... Read more...

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Reporter murdered in Mexico

April 30th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Veracruz (Mexico), April 30 (IANS/EFE) The body of Regina Martinez, the Proceso magazine correspondent in the eastern Mexican state of Veracruz, was found in her house. She had been strangled ... Read more...

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Thieves target reporters covering Guatemalan president

March 17th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, March 17 (IANS/EFE) A van-load of Guatemalan journalists covering President Otto Perez Molina's visit to the northern province of Baja Verapaz had their equipment stolen Friday.The theft took ... Read more...

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Time names Bobby Ghosh editor-at-large

March 14th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Time magazine has named veteran Indian-born journalist Aparism "Bobby" Ghosh an editor-at-large.Ghosh has been with Time since 1997, and most recently served as deputy international editor. ... Read more...

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Kashmiri woman’s 15-year wait for husband

February 19th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Keran (Jammu and Kashmir), Feb 19 (IANS) Whenever a postman enters this village in Kupwara district of Kashmir, Jameela Rayees cannot stop herself from rushing to the door in anticipation. ... Read more...

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Journalist couple killed in Dhaka

February 11th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 11 (IANS) Two Bangladeshi journalists -- a husband-wife duo -- were Friday night found murdered at their home in Dhaka, police said Saturday.Meherun Runi was a reporter for ... Read more...

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Maria Menounos loses Super Bowl bet & keeps her part of the promise

February 7th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Feb 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘Extra’ correspondent Maria Menounos lost her Super Bowl bet and she was gracious enough to keep her part of the promise.Maria had placed a bet ... Read more...

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Defamation complaint filed against Nakkheeran editor

January 24th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 23 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government Monday filed a defamation petition against Tamil bi-weekly Nakkheeran editor R.R. Gopal for publishing an article defaming Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa.A defamation case ... Read more...

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Journalist-academician Sunit Mukherjee dead

January 22nd, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Renowned journalist and academician Sunit Kumar Mukherjee died following a massive cerebral attack at a South Kolkata nursing home Saturday night, family sources said Sunday. ... Read more...

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New US sanctions against Iran

January 1st, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 1 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has signed into law a wide-ranging defence funding bill that also calls for sanctions against financial institutions doing business with ... Read more...

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Family waits for report on Pakistani journalist’s killing

November 30th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, Nov 30 (IANS/AKI) An investigative report on the murder of Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad is not likely be released as planned in November, said Shahzad's brother-in-law Hamza Amer."The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Non-planning responsible for Kashmir’s housing mess

November 8th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu/Srinagar, Nov 8 (IANS) Haphazard expansion, chaotic living conditions and unauthorised colonies have scarred Jammu and Srinagar, the winter and summer capitals of Jammu and Kashmir respectively, with the authorities ... Read more...

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Netherland apologises for scribe’s Berlusconi remark

October 15th, 2011 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Oct 15 (IANS) Dutch Foreign Minister Uri Rosenthal Friday apologised to Italian Ambassador to the Netherlands Franco Giordano over a journalist's objectionable remark about Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi ... Read more...

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Trapped Chilean miners discussed cannibalism

October 11th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, Oct 11 (IANS/EFE) The 33 Chilean miners who spent more than two months trapped 700 meters underground discussed the possibility of cannibalism in the first days of their ordeal, ... Read more...

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NRI girl sweet-talked into marriage, deserted; Police register case

September 17th, 2011 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 17 (IANS) A young NRI woman from Muscat was enticed over the internet by the owner of a professional studies college to come to India, given a job ... Read more...

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Retired journalist commits suicide

September 8th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) Eminent journalist Madhusudhan Guharoy, who broke the news of the assassination of Bangladesh president Ziaur Rahman, commited suicide by jumping in front of a Metro train, ... Read more...

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Fighter plane makes emergency landing at Russian air show

August 21st, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Zhukovsky (Russia), Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Sukhoi T-50 fifth generation fighter made an emergency landing Sunday at an air show in Russia.The incident took place at the MAKS-2011 International ... Read more...

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EPL team Tottenham Hotspur eyes tie-up in India

July 23rd, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 23 (IANS) Like many English Premier League (EPL) sides scouting for opportunities in Asia, Tottenham Hotspur have started exploring a long-term tie-up in India to train ... Read more...

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From guns to Buddha to enlightening others, a monk’s story (Feature with images)

July 20th, 2011 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Leh, July 20 (IANS) He was a soldier who dropped the gun to be a monk - but even that didn't give him peace of mind. So Bhikkhu Sanghasena decided ... Read more...

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Pakistan appoints official to probe journalist’s death

June 14th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 14 (IANS) Pakistan has appointed the chief justice of a federal court as the head of a commission to probe the death of journalist Saleem Shahzad, a media ... Read more...

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Nirmal Gram: Bringing a cleanliness revolution to India’s villages

June 6th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 6 (IANS) It is not uncommon in rural India to find garbage strewn around or people relieving themselves in the open due to the absence of toilets. But ... Read more...

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Cops squabble over jurisdiction in Shahzad probe

June 2nd, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) Police in Islamabad are squabbling with their counterparts in Punjab province where journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad's body was found over who will probe his kidnapping and ... Read more...

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Clinton condemns Pakistani journalist’s killing

June 1st, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has condemned the killing of Pakistani journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad."The United States strongly condemns the abduction and killing of reporter ... Read more...

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Pakistani journalists allowed to carry arms

June 1st, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) Journalists in Pakistan have been allowed to carry small arms for self-protection following the killing of Syed Saleem Shahzad, who was said to have been picked ... Read more...

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Journalist’s killing may be due to personal enmity: Malik

June 1st, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) Pakistani Interior Minister Rehman Malik said Wednesday that journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad may have been kidnapped and tortured to death because of personal enmity.Malik visited the ... Read more...

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Pakistani journalist’s second autopsy conducted

June 1st, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 1 (IANS) A second autopsy was conducted here on journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad who was said to have been picked up by the ISI and later found tortured ... Read more...

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Pakistani journalist goes missing

May 30th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 30 (IANS/AKI) The Pakistani correspondent of the Italian news agency AKI, who was abducted in 2006 by the Taliban, has gone missing since Sunday, officials said Monday.Syed ... Read more...

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Khans in Bollywood: Afghan traces their Pathan roots

May 17th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 17 (IANS) Over a year ago, when Kabul resident Mehboobullah Khan came to India to work with All India Radio, he could not have imagined that his ... Read more...

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Meredith Vieira to leave NBC in June

April 29th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, April 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A report on the Internet suggests that Meredith Vieira will leave her job at NBC in June. The “Today” show co-host’s current contract ends in ... Read more...

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Promises of change: Sonagachi voters hoping against hope

April 24th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) One may or may not root for a regime change in West Bengal in this election season, depending on his political affiliation. But the promises of ... Read more...

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US seeks release of its journalists detained in Libya

April 21st, 2011 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) The US was doing "quite a lot" to seek the release of several American journalists detained in Libya, State Department spokesman Mark Toner said.Toner, however, refused ... Read more...

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Only nautch girls for this Pakistani painter’s canvas (With Images)

April 6th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 6 (IANS) Why isn't any girl smiling in his paintings? Controversial Pakistani artist Iqbal Hussain has been asked this question many times - he is the man who ... Read more...

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