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Former Brazil coach urges Neymar to shun Barcelona


September 5th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 5 (IANS) Former Brazil and Real Madrid coach Vanderlei Luxemburgo has urged Neymar to resist offers to join Barcelona and remain in Brazil until the 2014 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Work hits Daniel Craig’s personal life


September 5th, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 5 (IANS) Actor Daniel Craig feels he is so engrossed in his work that he cannot pay much attention to his personal life."When I'm doing the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tom Cruise’s 50th birthday plans


June 15th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 15 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise plans to spend his 50th birthday hiking around Iceland with his wife Katie Holmes.The 49-year-old is filming "Oblivion" and would be ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India seeks more talks with US on Afghan withdrawal


May 31st, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 31 (IANS) Voicing New Delhi's concern that extremist elements would gain ground once Western forces pull out of Afghanistan, Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao has called for greater ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

It’s detrimental not to engage with China: Maldives president


February 17th, 2012 - 2:18 am ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 17 (IANS) The Maldivies' new President, Mohamed Waheed Hassan has reaffirmed to strengthen trade and cultural ties with China, saying that it is detrimental to the Asia's smallest ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ashwin says it’s time India performed to avoid another whitewash


January 4th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin says it is high time the team performed on the field to avoid e another whitewash overseas.India will have to do something ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Joshi opposed spectrum’s auction: Congress


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) In a fresh twist to the 2G spectrum controversy, the Congress Wednesday said Bharatiya Janata Party leader (BJP) Murli Manohar Joshi had opposed auction ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Indian PM visit to Dhaka had several positive outcomes’


September 17th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 17 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's recent visit to Dhaka was "successful" and gave an "unshakable momentum" to the development of collaborative ties between the two ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Marxists-Mamata agree: name change could be game change (Lead)


July 7th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) For perfectly practical reasons, and not so much sentimental ones, West Bengal could be in for a name change. And it's an issue that has ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

In the name of Bengal, Mamata and Marxists agree


July 7th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) On most things they do not even agree to disagree. But Mamata Banerjee's government and the Marxist-led Left Front have found an issue that gets ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Non-state actors make peacekeeping more challenging: Army chief


April 6th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Stating that peacekeeping operations were "becoming more complex" due to the threats posed by non-state actors in conflict zones, Indian Army chief Gen V.K. Singh ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

New technique to help produce cheap solar cells 10 times faster


March 18th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): The speed at which inexpensive solar cells are produced can be increased by a factor of ten - and this can be achieved without any detriment to the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

U.S. Justice Department settles with Lucasfilm in anticompetitive hiring complaint


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:07 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Justice Department has announced that it has reached a settlement with Lucasfilm Ltd. which prevents it from entering into agreements restraining employee recruitment.According to Tuesday's ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bats crash more often when they use vision


November 17th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): New research says that wild bats that use their vision to fly short distances are more likely to crash into objects.Bats can navigate both visually and acoustically, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Geelani downscales protest calendar, asks people for advice


November 10th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 10 (IANS) After an unrelenting five-month protest campaign of shutdowns and demonstrations, hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani Wednesday sought suggestions from people in the Kashmir valley on the next ... Read more...

Posted in National |

US tells Pakistan to have constructive ties with India


August 24th, 2010 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) The United States has asked Pakistan to have a constructive relationship with India and Afghanistan, saying effective and coordinated action across the region was needed to meet ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ferguson asks Man U’s green and gold protesters to support the team


August 15th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): Sir Alex Ferguson has asked Manchester United's green and gold protesters to support the team rather than voicing their opposition to the club owners, the Glazer family.Some ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Google cleared of grabbing personal data


July 30th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Internet giant Google "did not grab" personal details but it happened "accidentally" when it was collecting data from wi-fi networks, Britain's top information office has said. The Information Commissioner ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Children’s love for reading ’swept away by technology’


June 22nd, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 22 (ANI): Children's love of reading risks being "swept away" by new technology in the home, according to Sir Tom Stoppard, a British playwright.He said that children are living "in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Berlusconi firm looses appeal over digital-TV aid


June 15th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Luxembourg, June 15 (DPA) The European Union's court Tuesday threw out an appeal from a digital-TV company owned by the family of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, ordering it and other broadcasters ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sri Lanka slams UN Human Rights chief’s call for war crime inquest


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 2 (ANI): Sri Lankan Foreign Minister GL Peiris has severely censured UN Human Rights chief Navi Pillay, for persistently raking up the issue of an international inquest into alleged war-crimes ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama seeks passage of finance reform bill


April 23rd, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (DPA) US President Barack Obama urged the Senate Thursday to pass a massive financial reform bill that would place new regulations on Wall Street designed to prevent the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

DDA asked to compensate Rs.15,000 to RTI applicant


April 11th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The Central Information Commission (CIC) has asked the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) to pay Rs.15,000 as compensation to an RTI applicant who "suffered" because the housing agency ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Office work taking over bedroom, lounge - courtesy laptops, smart phones


April 5th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 5 (ANI): Office goers are taking their work in the bedroom, the lounge, and even on that rare kids' outing as well, thanks to laptops and smart phones making it ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

India concerned about US-Pakistan talks on Afghanistan


March 25th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) India is not bothered so much about Pakistan's hunger for a nuclear deal with the US, but is closely watching the outcome of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Idaho to pay bright students to graduate early


March 4th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Boise, Mar 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Idaho lawmakers want to help the bright and the meritorious students, by encouraging them to graduate early. They want to make a law that will pay ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Aerosmith announce an European tour with Steven Tyler


February 26th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Feb 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The rock legend Aerosmith have announced their plans for an European tour with their front man Steven Tyler. The European tour is all set to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New UN resolution can help check doctors’ role in torture


February 26th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 26 (ANI): A new UN resolution could end doctors' participation in torture, says a new report.According to experts on bmj.com, the resolution, passed in March 2009, can pose a challenge ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Playing despite elbow injury undermined batting technique: Ponting


February 22nd, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 22(ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has said that he had a 'roller-coaster' home summer season against West Indies and Pakistan, but also admitted that keeping on playing despite his elbow ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

James Cameron left wife for ‘Titanic’


February 8th, 2010 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Acclaimed filmmaker James Cameron's ex-wife Linda Hamilton has revealed that the film maker left her because of his dedication towards his movie "Titanic". Hamilton says Cameron marries every ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Steven Tyler might sue Aerosmith if he is replaced


February 2nd, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Steven Tyler has had an on-and-off relationship with his band Aerosmith, so the management of the group is thinking about replacing him. Apparently this hasn’t ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Obama’s jobs policy will hurt US MNCs most (Comment)


January 31st, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
By Bala Rajaraman Politics, like fashion, is all about the "here" and the "now". In Washington, the current spotlight is on American jobs or the lack thereof and rightfully so. But what ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tony Blair’s whistleblower stepmum-in-law branded “f****** bitch”, fired


January 19th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 19 (ANI): Tony Blair's stepmother-in-law was branded a "f****** bitch" and sacked from her job after attempting to expose colleagues who downloaded pornography at an education charity, a court heard.Steph ... Read more...

Posted in World |

The most loved and hated science stories of 2009


December 28th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 28 (ANI): A list of some of the most loved and hated science stories of the year has been put together.According to Live Science, stories covering boys' issues, health ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

International wildlife trade threatens Southeast Asia’s rare species


December 23rd, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 23 (ANI): A Dutch conservation biologist working in Britain has said that the international wildlife trade is a major threat to Southeast Asia's rare species.According to a report in Nature ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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