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Athletes on shopping spree at Olympic Park


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) One of the exciting attractions at London's Olympic Park is the glitzy Westfield Stratford City Shopping Mall. The 175,000-square-metre shopping centre, built with an investment of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Animal rights activists protest bullfighting in Colombia


February 6th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Feb 6 (IANS/EFE) Some 180 half-naked people in the northwestern city of Medellin positioned themselves to form the word "stop" to demand an end to bullfighting in Colombia."'Stop. That's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

JLo dances on Uruguayan beach


December 9th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Montevideo, Dec 9 (IANS/EFE) Singer Jennifer Lopez practiced a bit of "capoeira" - a type of Brazilian martial arts dancing with African roots - Thursday on the Montevideo beach ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Anna to fast again if bill not passed this session, says Kejriwal


October 22nd, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 22 (IANS) "Anna Hazare will fast again if the Lokpal bill is not passed in the winter session of Parliament," warned Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal here ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Jayalalithaa faces 758 questions in assests case


October 21st, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu chief minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday answered 379 questions from a special court judge here in a disproportionate assets case and will face an equal ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hegde submits mining report, Yeddyurappa’s fate uncertain


July 27th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 27 (IANS) Amid continuing uncertainty about the fate of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, Karnataka Lokayukta N. Santosh Hegde Wednesday submitted his report on illegal mining.The report, said to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

A wind-powered car that covered 5,000 km in barely $16


February 14th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 14 (IANS) It's a car that travelled a distance of 5,000 km in Australia at a cost of just $16. Wondering how? Well, it was powered by the wind.The Wind ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Mystery Of Piano In Biscayne Bay Of Miami Resolved


January 30th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Miami, Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The mystery of the baby grand piano placed at the Biscayne bay of Miami has been resolved. The piano abandoned on the beach attracted a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Wedding for the jailed after court intervention


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 22 (IANS) The bridegroom stepped out of the police van, handcuffed and under heavy security. The bride, in all splendour, waited demurely. Soon afterwards the Chandauli sub-district court ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rahul Gandhi relishes ’samosas’, ‘jalebis’ in Amethi


September 1st, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Amethi, Sep 1 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, accompanied by telecom expert Sam Pitroda, Wednesday relished roadside food here while seeking public feedback on central government-backed welfare schemes, an Uttar ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chelsea marries banker in America’s `wedding of the century’ (Third Lead)


August 1st, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Chelsea Clinton, the only daughter of Bill and Hillary Clinton, married her longtime beau, banker Marc Mezvinsky, in "a beautiful ceremony" Saturday night, an event ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Chelsea Clinton says ‘I do’ in wedding of the century (Second Lead)


August 1st, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Dubbed as the "wedding of the century", former first daughter Chelsea Clinton married her longtime beau, banker Marc Mezvinsky, in a Saturday night ceremony out ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chelsea Clinton says ‘I do’ in a beautiful ceremony (Lead)


August 1st, 2010 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 1 (IANS) Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton married her longtime beau Marc Mezvinsky "in a beautiful ceremony" on a perfect summer Saturday night. In what was billed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

World’s largest, smelliest flower blooms


July 25th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Houston, July 25 (IANS) This is one flower you may not like to receive in a bouquet. The world's largest and smelliest flower, which grows up to 10 feet, has bloomed here, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

New York Couple Sues Dog Sitters For $1M


July 17th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A couple from New York is suing the dog sitting agency ‘Doggie Love’ for neglecting to take proper care of their beloved pet. They ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

South Africa outraged over Mandela autopsy painting


July 10th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 10 (IANS) A painting which shows former president Nelson Mandela as a corpse undergoing an autopsy has evoked outrage in South Africa. The country's ruling party has termed it "witchcraft" ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Delhi shines, but red light area in darkness (IANS Special)


July 5th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Sugandha Pathak and Rahul Vaishnavi New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) An old Bollywood song, "Parde mein rehne do, parda na uthao" rings the air as you walk past the brothels of G.B. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Andhra Pradesh’s magician teaches road safety lessons


June 11th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by ANI
Visakhapatnam, June 11 (ANI): Akash Anand, a magician rode his motorbike blindfolded on the busy roads in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam city to create traffic awareness among the public.Anand came up with the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Lalgarh despairs, opens up to Chidambaram (Lead)


April 4th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lalgarh (West Bengal), April 4 (IANS) Residents of this Maoist-stronghold in West Bengal Sunday poured out their tales of poverty to Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram, saying they had little hopes ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Lalgarh opens up to Chidambaram, say no hopes of solution


April 4th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lalgarh (West Bengal), April 4 (IANS) For residents of this Maoist-stronghold in West Bengal, it was a rare occasion to interact with the country's home minister. So when P. Chidambaram came ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Once glittering Stephen Court now a haunted house


March 25th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Aparajita Gupta Kolkata, March 25 (IANS) Bits of ash hang in the air, and inside it is pitch dark. It is difficult to imagine that till two days ago, the landmark Stephen ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Friendly fight, flower shower - it’s Lathmar Holi


February 24th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Barsana (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 24 (IANS) Barsana, the birthplace of Lord Krishna's consort Radha, has kept its date with the famous Lathmar Holi, with thousands of pilgrims - among them ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Delhi all decked up on Christmas Eve


December 24th, 2009 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) A 30-foot-tall bedecked Christmas tree in a South Delhi mall, decorated churches and shops overflowing with Christmas goodies all over - the national capital was all set ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Maoists warn of more protests as Nepal strike continues (Lead)


December 21st, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 21 (IANS) Defying the government's call to withdraw their three-day general strike, Nepal's Maoist party Monday closed down the country for the second day amidst warnings of more ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Instead of account books, these traders pray to computers this Diwali


October 17th, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) There are probably few things more sacred to traders than the account book and so traditionally on Diwali, they have been praying to it. This year however, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Thousands of dead fish in Yamuna near Agra


September 18th, 2009 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 18 (IANS) Just behind the Taj Mahal, thousands of dead fish have been floating down the Yamuna river here for the past three days. Residents have been gathering the dead ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tight security at St. Xavier’s College for Clinton visit


July 18th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Mumbai's St. Xavier's College -- to be visited by US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Saturday afternoon -- was crawling with policemen hours ahead of her arrival. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tata keeps his promise, delivers world’s cheapest car (Lead)


July 17th, 2009 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) A gleaming lunar silver-coloured Nano was handed over to a proud owner here Friday to mark the commercial rollout of the jellybean-shaped small car, which has been drawing ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Clean-up on at Metro accident site, four in hospital (Lead)


July 14th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Four of the injured, one of them in a critical condition, were still in hospital Tuesday as cleanup operations continued at the spot in south Delhi where ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Curious school kids turn up at Metro accident site (Lead)


July 13th, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Schoolchildren were among curious onlookers who flocked Monday to an underconstruction Delhi Metro rail site that saw two shocking accidents in as many days and came under ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Century old building gives way for multi-storey parking in Lucknow


July 5th, 2009 - 11:12 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, July 5 (ANI): The century old Hazratganj Kotwali building in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow city was razed to ground by the Lucknow Development Authority (LDA) on Sunday in order to make way ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ex-soldier rides across country on his ‘peace’ bicycle


July 1st, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 1 (IANS) When the spirit is keen, the body obliges. This ex-soldier is fighting different battles - one against his handicap and one for peace and brotherhood, as he cycles ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Top Manipuri actress arrested for terror links


June 30th, 2009 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Imphal, June 30 (IANS) Popular Manipuri actress Urikhinbam Devita was arrested by police on charges of terror links after she was caught from a hotel room in New Delhi with a top ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

A day on the campaign trail with Azharuddin


April 13th, 2009 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
By Khalid Akhter Moradabad, April 13 (IANS) On the cricket field, former Indian skipper Mohammed Azharuddin was not one for too many words, letting his bat do the talking. In his new incarnation ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

shoe-chucker journalist’s detention leads to drama


April 7th, 2009 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Minutes after journalist Jarnail Singh was whisked away by the police for tossing his shoe at Home Minister P. Chidambaram, a large number of people from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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