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Exoplanet neighbour smaller than Earth discovered


July 19th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) US astrophysicists have detected what could be the first exoplanet, only two-thirds the size of Earth but without an atmosphere, located right around the corner, cosmically ... Read more...

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Where destitute, disabled find a home (Feature)


May 1st, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bajhera (Rajasthan), May 1 (IANS) A maggot infested wound in the head, a chopped hand, a smashed nose, a paralysed body...Life was hellish for many destitute, disabled people before they ... Read more...

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‘Muppozhudhum Un Karpanaigal’ - rich visuals, poor content (Tamil Movie Review)


February 19th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Muppozhudhum Un Karpanaigal"; Cast: Atharva Murali, Amala Paul, Nasser, Anupama, Jayaprakash and Santhanam; Producer-Dierctor: Elred Kumar; Composer; G.V. Prakash Kumar;Cinematographer: Sakthi; Editor: Antony C. Ruban; Rating: ** 1/2Pre-release Elred ... Read more...

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Mysore-born Indian to groom Muslims for public service (Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) A Mysore-born Indian public affairs specialist has been charged with revitalising the Muslim Public Service Network (MPSN) that grooms young American Muslims for public service ... Read more...

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Indian American to groom US Muslims for public service


February 6th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) A Mysore-born Indian American public affairs specialist has been charged with revitalising the Muslim Public Service Network that grooms young American Muslims for public service ... Read more...

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Congress betrayed Muslims: Mayawati


December 18th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 18 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Sunday accused the Congress of betraying Muslims, saying the party had failed to check communal riots during its rule at ... Read more...

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Amar singh’s bail plea rejected, to remain in AIIMS


September 28th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Rajya Sabha MP and former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh's bail plea was rejected by a Delhi court Wednesday in the 2008 cash-for-votes scandal. ... Read more...

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‘Contagion’ - a spine-chilling real tale (IANS Movie Review)


September 10th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Contagion"; Cast: Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Director: Steven Soderbergh; Rating: **** Disaster movies, where humanity faces an unassailable enemy in the form of a meteor, ... Read more...

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Sharad Yadav asks Hazare supporters to be civil


August 27th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Sharad Yadav Saturday took a dig at some of Anna Hazare's supporters and associates, amidst roars of laughter from MPs ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha nod for amendments to juvenile law


August 19th, 2011 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) An amendment to the juvenile justice law seeking to stop discrimination against children suffering from serious diseases such as tuberculosis, leprosy and sexually transmitted ailments, ... Read more...

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Talks on to stave-off Air India pilots strike


March 8th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Talks were on Tuesday to stave-off a strike by Air India pilots Wednesday, a company official said."Talks are on and arbitration by the chief ... Read more...

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Air India strike inevitable as talks break down


March 7th, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Threat of a strike in national carrier Air India seemed inevitable Monday as talks between Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi and a section of ... Read more...

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All efforts on to stave-off Air India strike


March 5th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) All efforts are on to stave-off a strike proposed for next week by a section of Air India pilots, said a senior company official ... Read more...

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Red, green and blue colours are best to find Earth-like planets


February 24th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): A team of astronomers has found that red, green and blue coloured filters are the best to spot a planet that looks like Earth.Scientists used the mothership of ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft clicks closest view ever of comet Tempel 1


February 16th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): NASA spacecraft Stardust flew within 112 miles of the Tempel 1, revisiting a comet at close range for the first time in the history of space exploration.It zoomed ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft, comet set for Valentine’s Day rendezvous


February 12th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): In yet another incident of cosmic togetherness, NASA's Stardust spacecraft would be redirected to pass within 200 kilometers of comet Tempel 1 on the Valentine's Day.In the heat ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft, comet fated for Valentine’s Day rendezvous


February 9th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): In yet another incident of cosmic togetherness, NASA's Stardust spacecraft would be redirected to pass within 200 kilometers of comet Tempel 1 on the Valentine's Day.In the heat ... Read more...

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Woman Survives Miraculously After Falling From 23rd Floor


January 25th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 30 year old woman who jumped from the 23rd floor of a hotel in Buenos Aires has managed to survive miraculously! Had not she fallen ... Read more...

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Kangna Ranaut: Weather Disrupted Shooting Schedule For Happy New Year


December 30th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
. The film stars Sunny Deol, R Madhavan and Kangna Ranaut . Reports are rife that the shooting of the film had to be abruptly halted due to bad weather in ... Read more...

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What if an asteroid crashes near you?


November 7th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) What if a giant asteroid crashed into the area near your home? Scientists have come up with an 'impact effects calculator' that lets you work out what would ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft takes look at comet from closest


November 5th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) NASA's Deep Impact craft flew within 435 miles (700 km) of comet Hartley 2 -- the closest ever any man-made object got to such a celestial body. The ... Read more...

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Did Earth encounter pieces of an alien visitor yesterday?


November 4th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 04 (ANI): Last night, Earth apparently encountered pieces of an alien visitor, according to scientists.It seems tiny pieces of Comet Hartley 2 may have presented a spectacular and startling sky ... Read more...

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Earth set to have a close encounter with Comet Hartley 2


October 4th, 2010 - 1:43 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oct 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The earth will have a really "close" encounter with a comet called "Comet Hartley 2" on Oct. 20. 

The comet will pass just over 11 million miles from ... Read more...

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Movie Review - ‘For Real’(2010) By Joginder Tuteja


September 17th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Rating: **September 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):'For Real' is told from the eyes of a little girl (Zoya Hassan) who has some definite haunting images of her past. An intrinsically scared kid ... Read more...

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Christina Perry Plans It Ahead Of “Jar Of Hearts”


July 16th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Three weeks back things were different for singer Christina Perry. The 23-year-old waitress who made up her mind to make an appearance in "So You Think ... Read more...

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HBO Airs Michael Mann’s “Public Enemies”


July 11th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, July 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael Mann's gangster thriller "Public Enemies" was aired on HBO on July 10. The movie casts Johnny Depp and Christian Bale in the lead ... Read more...

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Deep Impact Spacecraft to fly past Earth for the last time


June 26th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): NASA's historic Deep Impact spacecraft, which is on its current University of Maryland-led EPOXI mission, will fly past Earth for the fifth and last time on Sunday, June ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan to endorse Zen Mobile


June 14th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) After endorsing brands like Cadbury, Dabur, ICICI and Reid and Taylor, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan will now be the brand ambassador for Zen Mobile. "I hope my ... Read more...

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Special Screening Of ‘Maan Rahe Tera Pitaah’ At Cinemax Infiniti


May 26th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Sony Entertainment has launched the new show "Maan Rahe Tera Pitaah', with a special screening at Cinemax Infiniti, Versova this Tuesday. This show is part of the ... Read more...

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Texas A&M Recruit Tobi Oyedeji Dies In A Car Crash


May 17th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Houston, May 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Texas A&M basketball recruit Tobi Oyedeji passed away on Sunday after his car met with a major head on collision. The 18 year high school ... Read more...

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Mahesh Bhatt wants JNU students to approve ‘Chandu’


May 3rd, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt wants students of the JawaharLal Nehru University (JNU) to approve the script of his forthcoming venture "Chandu" -- based on slain student leader ... Read more...

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Katrina Kaif makes her music debut


April 27th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Of late, Katrina Kaif has been doing a lot of charities and she's just recorded an album for the Sa Ra Ga Ma music company, called ... Read more...

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‘Flood’ will leave you dry (IANS Movie Review)


April 23rd, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Flood"; Cast: Robert Carlyle, Jessalyn Gilsig, Tom Courtenay, Joanne Whalley; Director: Tony Mitchell; Rating: * Films dealing with catastrophe are a Hollywood specialty. One director, Ronald Emmirich, has even ... Read more...

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Carissa Moore Shines At ASP Women’s Dream Tour


April 19th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New Plymouth, Apr 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) ASP Dream Tour held at the Fitzroy Beach of New Plymouth witnessed a smashing win coming from rookie surfer Carissa Moore who lifted her ... Read more...

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Cinema should highlight humane approach, says President Patil


March 19th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Friday said that cinema should be used as a medium to give expression to the importance of a humane approach in life. ... Read more...

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