ICC rules out window for IPL in FTP

June 13th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 13 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) has ruled out a window for the lucrative and the highly popular Indian Premier League (IPL) in its Future Tours Programme ... Read more...

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China’s GDP growth slows to 8.1 percent (Lead)

April 13th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 13 (IANS) China's economy expanded 8.1 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2012, slowing from 8.9 percent in the fourth quarter of last year, the National Bureau ... Read more...

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No arms to Afghanistan via Pakistan: Parliamentary panel (Lead)

April 13th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 12 (IANS) A Pakistani parliamentary panel reviewing the future terms of engagement with the US said Thursday the country's territory should not be used to transport arms ... Read more...

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Farmers jubilant, but Mamata government has long haul ahead

June 27th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) Mahadeb Das is elated. Having spearheaded the Trinamool Congress' agitation against land acquisition for Tata Motors' small carmaker plant in Singur, he is now counting ... Read more...

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Thackeray attacks Congress’ dynastic politics, Sonia Gandhi

March 21st, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Monday attacked the Congress party for practising dynastic politics and said it has ruined the country's political fabric.In a no-holds-barred ... Read more...

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Americanisms aren’t taking over the British language: Study

March 14th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): The differences in pronunciation on either side of the Atlantic have been well known since Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers sang 'Let's Call The Whole Thing Off' in ... Read more...

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Abandoned by all, Indian boy finds Italian home

January 31st, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Pritam Pal Singh New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) He may have failed to find an Indian home, but an abandoned two-year-old boy with African features is finally set to get a loving ... Read more...

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World record for human mattress dominoes broken by 400 Brits

October 4th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): Britain may now be the new holder of the world record for human mattress dominoes, after 400 people took part in the event.The attempt was made by ... Read more...

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Hindi Day celebrated in Stockholm

September 25th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Sep 25 (IANS) Hindi Day was celebrated with joy, enthusiasm and fervour at a well-attended function at the Ethnographic Museum here to promote cooperation and understanding between the people of India ... Read more...

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Parents’ outrage over halal-only school dinners in Britain

August 6th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) A council in Britain has triggered a backlash among parents and animal welfare groups after introducing halal-only menus at state schools, a media report said Friday. Only meat ... Read more...

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Indo-US business leaders can strengthen ties: Pranab Mukherjee

June 22nd, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said business leaders of both India and US can play a major role in strengthening ties between both countries.Mukherjee was ... Read more...

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Ansari seeks correctives to stop Rajya Sabha’s time wastage

May 7th, 2010 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari said Friday the upper house of parliament lost much of its time due to disruptions and adjournments in the budget session, and ... Read more...

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Papal-branded condoms suggestion stirs row, Britain sorry

April 25th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) The British government has offered an apology to the Pope over a secret document that, poking fun at his forthcoming visit to the country, suggested he launch Papal-branded ... Read more...

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UN Secretary-General asks IPCC to go under the scanner

March 11th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 11(ANI): Reports indicate that UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has asked the world's science academies to review work of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), which had made a major ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

American Idol: Season 9 Episode 2: Mary J Blige Stars

January 14th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
By Angela Kaye Mason Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The first contestant on last night's "American Idol" sounded quite strange, and sang a song he had written himself. He blamed the fact ... Read more...

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Special marriage website excites HIV positive people

January 8th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, Jan 8 (IANS) Junali Devi, a widow living in Assam, is eagerly awaiting the launch of India's first matrimonial website for HIV-positive people.Guwahati's 35-year-old Junali (name changed on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

CAT troubles continues for day four, aspirants flay IIMs ‘laxity’

December 1st, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Many aspirants for the competitive Common Admission Test (CAT), including those unable to take the online computerised test in the past three days due to technical snags, ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan army questions captured Tamil rebel leader (Second lead)

August 7th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 7 (DPA) Kumaran Pathmanathan, the new leader of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) rebel movement, has been arrested and is being questioned, Sri Lankan defence ministry spokesman Keheliya ... Read more...

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On Independence Day, ‘harassed husbands’ to demand ‘freedom’

August 4th, 2009 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, Aug 4 (IANS) On India's Independence Day Aug 15, a group of men will meet in Shimla and chalk out a plan for "equal rights" and "freedom" -- from ... Read more...

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Mystic fair in Assam draws thousands including foreigners (Lead)

June 23rd, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 23 (IANS) Hundreds of mystics and seers, who claim to possess psychic powers, have gathered at a unique four-day festival at the Kamakhya temple here where thousands of devotees, including ... Read more...

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China remembers quake victims on first anniversary

May 12th, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Yingxiu (China), May 12 (Xinhua) China Tuesday mourned the deaths of thousands of people who perished in a devastating earthquake that struck southwestern Sichuan province exactly a year ago. A memorial function was ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Britain in row over terror suspects

April 16th, 2009 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 15 (DPA) Pakistan and Britain were embroiled in a diplomatic row Wednesday as British officials showed reluctance to give consular access and share information about Pakistani terror suspects detained ... Read more...

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Shahbaz Sharif returns as chief minister of Pakistan’s Punjab (Lead)

March 31st, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) Shahbaz Sharif of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) returned in triumph as the chief minister of Pakistan's politically most crucial Punjab province after the Supreme Court Monday ... Read more...

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Iran is ‘test case’ for nuclear co-operation: Brown

March 17th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 17 (DPA) British Prime Minister Gordon Brown Tuesday urged Iran to "make the right choice" in its current stand-off with the West over its nuclear programme and said Tehran ... Read more...

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Brit Tory slammed for hanging Page 3 calendar in office

January 29th, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): The Nottinghamshire County Council has slammed a politician for hanging a charity Page 3 calendar in his office.The council dubbed Tory David Taylors behaviour inappropriate, and ignored ... Read more...

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World leaders greet Obama inauguration with hope, caution (Lead)

January 21st, 2009 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 21 (DPA) World leaders lined up Tuesday to pay tributes to Barack Obama on the occasion of his inauguration as the 44th President of the US, with the new president ... Read more...

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Thousands take holy dip at Arunachals Parasuram Kund on Makar Sankranti

January 15th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
Teju (Manipur), Jan.15 (ANI): Among the various places where the people took a holy dip on Makar Sankranti day this year, one was the popular Parasuram Kund on River Lohit in ... Read more...

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Brit man fined for overturned bin slams council for wasting taxpayer’’s money

November 11th, 2008 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): A Brit man, who was fined after his garbage bin overturned and the bags spilled into an alley, has fired back at the council for wasting thousands ... Read more...

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Unesco calls for protection of the world’s heritage

July 3rd, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Quebec City (Canada), July 3 (DPA) The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (Unesco) has called for a stronger commitment to protecting the world's cultural and natural treasures. At the opening ... Read more...

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Haywood County Tomatoes Travel the Internet

February 2nd, 2008 - 5:11 am ICT by admin
WAYNESVILLE, N.C. - Jan. 31 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- Haywood County tomatoes are now traveling worldwide, thanks to a short web-based video recently produced by the Buy Haywood Market Development Project. More and ... Read more...

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