december 26

Amarnath yatra pilgrims could be sensors for earthquakes (Science Feature)

June 29th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Pilgrims who trek to the Amarnath cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir and the horses that carry them could be used as sensors of an impending earthquake.Geologists foresee a major earthquake ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Team Anna reiterates need for independent probe agency

December 26th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, December 26 (IANS) Team Anna member and senior advocate Prashant Bhushan reiterated Monday that if the CBI remained under the government control, the entire objective of the Lokpal ... Read more...

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Indonesian girl swept away by 2004 tsunami found alive

December 22nd, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by BNO News
MEULABOH, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- An Indonesian girl who was thought to have died when a huge tsunami devastated the island of Sumatra in December 2004, has been found alive and reunited ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Sourav hopeful of Bhajji, Yuvraj comeback

November 26th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly Saturday said off spinner Harbhajan Singh who has been dropped for the upcoming Australia tour will make a comeback ... Read more...

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Injured Michael Owen ruled out for six weeks

November 15th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) A thigh injury has forced Manchester United striker Michael Owen to be out of action at least till Christmas.A club spokesman Monday said "Michael has a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pilgrimage in Rajasthan affected by Gujjar agitation

January 5th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by ANI
Dausa, Jan 5 (ANI): The ongoing protest by the Gujjar community has adversely affected the life of locals and devotees visiting the famous Mehandipur Balaji Temple in Rajasthan's Dausa district.Tourism is the ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Vivica Fox Engaged To Man 20 Years Younger

January 5th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Love is in the air this new year. With celebrity marriages and engagements lining up, the most recent celebrity to join the queue is Vivica Fox. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Teenage student considers auctioning off virginity to fund tuition fees

January 5th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): A female teenage university student is considering auctioning off her virginity so she can pay her tuition fees for the next three years.The student, who has not been ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ponting says fit for Boxing Day Ashes Test but won’t field in slips

December 25th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 25(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting has declared himself fit for the Boxing Day Test of the Ashes series before admitting that his fractured finger would face a hammering from England's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pak Interior Ministry clears 18 Indian publishers to attend book fair

December 24th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 24 (ANI): The Pakistan Interior Ministry has reportedly given a green signal to 18 Indian publishers to attend a five-day 6th Karachi International Book Fair 2010 starting on Friday.According ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ponting expects his ‘boys to play with emotion’

December 24th, 2010 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 24(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting is loving his team's newly discovered art of sledging and aggression, and says that it would boost their confidence going into the Boxing Day Test ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pak T20 series to be baptism of fire for Kiwi rookie Milne

December 23rd, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Dec 23(ANI): Central Districts fast bowler Adam Milne has said that he was surprised at being included in the New Zealand squad for the upcoming Twenty20 series against Pakistan.The 18-year-old is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Desperate Ponting ready to risk long-term injury to play Boxing Day Test

December 22nd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 22 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting is in immense pain, but is quite desperate to play in the Boxing Day Ashes Test that begins from December 26.According to the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan have to ‘play clean cricket’ on New Zealand tour, says coach Waqar

December 21st, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Dec 21 (ANI): The Pakistan cricket team has to 'make sure we play clean cricket' on the tour of New Zealand, in the wake of the match-fixing allegations that have plagued ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Strong earthquake rocks southeastern Iran, casualties unknown

December 21st, 2010 - 2:52 am ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake rocked southeastern Iran on late Monday evening, seismologists said, but it was not immediately known if there was damage or casualties.The 6.5-magnitude earthquake at 10.12 ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Congress MPs demand Bharat Ratna for Sachin Tendulkar

December 20th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 20 (ANI): After his outstanding performance in South Africa, Congress MPs on Monday demanded that Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar should be bestowed with the Bharat Ratna.Talking to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ashes: Strauss mulls over Melbourne changes

December 20th, 2010 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
London/Perth, Dec. 20 (ANI): England cricket captain Andrew Strauss is reported to be mulling over making changes to the team for the fourth Ashes Test to be played against Australia in Melbourne ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tendulkar becomes first batman to score 50 Test centuries

December 19th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
Centurion, Dec.19 (ANI): Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday created history by becoming the first batsman to score 50 centuries in the Test cricket history.Tendulkar completed his ton in 197 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

“No disciplinary issues at all” in Pakistan cricket team: Intikhab Alam

December 19th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 19 (ANI): Pakistan cricket team manager Intikhab Alam has expressed confidence that the New Zealand tour would go off well for Pakistan, as presently there are "no disciplinary issues at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chinese military being trained to have more open image

November 14th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 14 (ANI): China's military officers are reportedly undergoing training to learn how to deal with the media, as the military is adopting a more open and transparent image.At a seminar ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tsunami death toll surpasses 300 as rescuers arrive at remote islands

October 28th, 2010 - 2:01 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll following a tsunami that wrecked villages on Indonesian islands off the western coast of Sumatra on late Monday has risen to more than 300, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Seventy percent girls in rural Sindh Province never attend school: Survey

August 21st, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 21 (ANI): Seventy percent of girl students in the rural areas of Sindh Province do not attend schools, according to a survey conducted by NGOs.According to The Nation, there are ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Floods cause ‘major harm’ to Pakistan’s already fragile economy: IMF

August 11th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 11 (ANI): The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said the floods will cause "major harm to the economy" of Pakistan as donor and investor concerns are growing over the disaster's ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak Taliban asks govt. to reject US aid for flood victims

August 11th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 11 (ANI): The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan has urged the government to reject US aid for people affected by the nation's worst floods in 80 years.The floods in Pakistan have claimed ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

UN says Pak floods worse than Asian tsunami, Haiti quake

August 9th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.9 (ANI): Maurizio Giuliano, a spokesman for the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, has described flood-hit Pakistan as going through an experience that was far worse than ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Apple reports 30-45 percent growth in fiscal 2010 first quarter

March 10th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.10 (ANI): Software giant Apple Inc. has over the years, overcome nearly every obstacle thrown its way, and this is reflected in the 15.68 billion dollars revenue it earned and a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India repatriates 31 Pakistani fishermen

January 2nd, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAttari Border, Jan 2(ANI): Reciprocating Pakistan's goodwill gesture, India on Saturday released 31 Pakistani fishermen including one child through Wagah land route.The fishermen crossed over after the completion ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Gorkhaland stir may mar New Year revelry in Darjeeling

December 31st, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Darjeeling, Dec 31 (ANI): Holidaymakers frequenting Darjeeling, Kalimpong and Kurseong the popular tourist destinations are an upset lot.Their pre-planned festivities of heralding the ensuing New Year have turnes topsy-turvy due ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Gorkhas demand tabling of Gorkhaland Bill in Parliament

December 30th, 2009 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Silliguri, Dec 30 (ANI): The Gorkha community has demanded the tabling of the Gorkhaland Bill in the next session of Parliament.The students' wing of the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) or Gorkha ... Read more...

Posted in National |

North India reels under cold wave

December 29th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 29 (ANI): Northern India continues to reel under a severe cold wave, with dense fog shrouding large parts of the region.The maximum and minimum temperatures in Delhi on Tuesday ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Separate Gorkhaland demand gathers momentum

December 29th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Silliguri, Dec 29 (ANI): An organisation spearheading the campaign for a separate Gorkhaland state here on Monday demanded that the next round of tripartite talks should be held at the political ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Investigations underway to discover truth behind Habib’s travel to Medina

December 27th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Dec.27 (ANI): Senior officials of Rajasthan Police have confirmed that investigations are on to ascertain all facts in the case of an Indian who travelled as a stowaway in a flight ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Jammu-Kashmir Police use teargas to disperse Shi’ite procession on Muharram

December 26th, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Dec.26 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir had to use teargas and batons charge on Saturday (December 26) to disperse a Shi'ite Muslim procession in Srinagar in Kashmir valley.The incident took place ... Read more...

Posted in National |

GJM activists step up pressure for Gorkhaland, sit on hunger strike

December 26th, 2009 - 10:21 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri, Dec.26 (ANI): Activists of the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM), a regional organisation spearheading the demand for a separate state, stepped up their protest on Saturday (December 26) for separate state ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Retailers Offer Discount In “After Christmas Sale”

December 26th, 2009 - 6:41 pm ICT by GD
By Meena KarDec.26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The year is about to end and it appears that the retailers are in a mood to clear off their old stocks before the new year 2010 ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

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