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Now an iPhone app that translates languages


July 15th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) If you are on foreign shores trying to interpret a parking sign or a menu in vain, then an application for Android and iPhone could help ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Raman Singh denies any secret deal with Maoists (Lead)


May 4th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Friday denied any secret agreement with Maoists in exchange for Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon and said that a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chinese spy held near Dalai Lama palace


March 20th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 20 (IANS) A Chinese national was arrested in this seat of the Tibetan government-in-exile on suspicion of spying, police said Tuesday.Li Chengzie of Hunan province, who has been ... Read more...

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I make people nervous, I never get nervous: Sajid Khan


March 18th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 18 (IANS) Sajid Khan, who has delivered two consecutive hits as a director, says nervousness is not part of his dictionary."My name is Sajid Khan and I ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Simon Cowell finally joins Twitter


November 17th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Simon Cowell has jumped on the Twitter band-wagon. The music mogul joined the mini-blogging site on Wednesday with his sights firmly set on the other X ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

British kids carry modern gadgets to school


September 1st, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Many schoolgoing children in Britain are carrying smartphones, laptops and iPads to their classrooms in place of traditional kit like pencil cases.Only 16 percent of children ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Jaitley recalls man who coined term ‘Lokpal’


August 27th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley Saturday recalled that it was L.N. Singhvi who coined the term 'Lokpal', and pointed out ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tory councillor Bob Frost suspended after racist comments on Facebook


August 19th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bob Frost, the Tory councillor who made racist remarks on his Facebook page about the rioters in London recently has been suspended. The 49-year-old who is also ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Snoop Dogg’s food joint?


July 2nd, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Rapper Snoop Dogg is planning to launch an ice cream and fast food joint."My Snoop Dogg hot dogs will be coming out soon. The footlong Snoop ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Snoop Dogg wants to release his own dictionary


June 30th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Rapper Snoop Dogg says he wants to release his own dictionary titled "Doggtionary", which would provide explanations for the unusual words and phrases he uses."Oh that's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Noted Pakistani historian dead


April 6th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 6 (IANS) Nabi Bux Baloch, a noted Pakistani historian who had studied at Aligarh Muslim University, is dead. He was 94, a media report said Wednesday.Baloch died in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Our young team is not haunted by chokers tag: Kallis


February 22nd, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Jacques Kallis has been part of the South African teams which went to the World Cup as 'favourites' only to choke when it came to the crunch. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

I’ve fused history, art, fashion in new project: J.J. Valaya (Interview)


February 11th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) India's ace designer J.J. Valaya's new line defies his known vocation. The collection, he says, is a glimpse of 500 years of the evolution ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Thousands cheer for Kannada at Bangalore meet


February 4th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) Thousands of lovers of Kannada language, literature, songs, art and culture gathered here Friday for a three-day literary meet, held in the state capital after 41 years.Drummers, dancers, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Ricky Romance: Chris Brown is a ‘humgruffin’


January 14th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ricky Romance has gotten more confused than convinced with a letter the he sent to the US to apologize for saying that he would shoot Chris ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mobile phones can produce hilarious text


January 9th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) We've all done that - hurriedly typing out a text message that doesn't quite turn out as we'd hoped. But for those who use the built-in dictionary on ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Taking kids to see Satan’ and ‘heading out for a riot’: Predictive texting


January 8th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): We all have ended up typing a text message that turned out to be something entirely different from what we meant to say, and that sometimes borders on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Crossbow Cannibal wanted to be infamous like Yorkshire Ripper, says ex


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): The ex-girlfriend of The Crossbow Cannibal, who was sentenced to life imprisonment for the murder of three women, has revealed that he had boasted to her about becoming ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Amazing iPhone application instantly translates words


December 19th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) It could be the perfect tool for bewildered tourists lost in a foreign city. A remarkable new iPhone application has been developed that instantly translates words viewed through ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Now, iPhone app that instantly translates words as you watch


December 18th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): Bewildered tourists who are lost in a foreign country don't have to worry at all - provided they have an iPhone.An incredible new app has been developed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

English language has doubled in size over last century


December 17th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) The English language is enjoying unprecedented growth and has nearly doubled in size over the last century. Researchers at Harvard University and Google found that the language ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scientists teach robots to read


November 25th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS)) Scientists are trying to teach robots to read so that they can understand road signs and shop names.Experts believe developing literate artificial intelligence should be relatively simple because ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Chatrooms, social networking sites “behind generation that can’t spell”


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 23 (ANI): A study has suggested that Internet chatrooms and social networking sites are to be blamed for children spelling words incorrectly.The study says as people type at speed online, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Is Akshay Kumar Superstitious?


November 1st, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Akshay Kumar, whose real name is Rajiv Hari Om Bhatia, is an all out believer in the factor called luck! This star is one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

18 Year Old Math Genius, Jack Hurst Scores Highest Ever on ‘Countdown’


October 26th, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the ‘Daily Mail’, viewers of the daytime show ‘Countdown’ were recently stunned by an eighteen year old mathematics genius who has crashed through the all time ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Maths wizard Jack Hurst scores the highest ever score on Countdown


October 25th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After raking in the highest ever score on the show Countdown, a research scientist, Jack Hurst, 18 years old insists that he will want to settle for ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Derby County goalkeeper angers neighbours with sex doll art in garden


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 23 (ANI): A professional goalkeeper of Derby County has angered his neighbours after he displayed an artwork featuring a blow-up sex doll in his garden.Stephen Bywater has been urged to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Summer is Sarah Palin’s ‘refudiate’


September 8th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sep 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sarah Palin feels she can also invent some new words, just like Shakespeare and the others did.The former governor of Alaska in July used ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Arsworm, Bumfodder, Farting-crackers - 17th century slang from London


August 12th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): Slang is not a phenomenon of the 21st century. In fact, early Londoners resorted to colloquialism too.'Arsworm' (a little diminutive fellow), bundletail (a short fat or squat lass) ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Separate’ - the most commonly misspelt word in English language


August 7th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 7 (ANI): A new study has found that 'separate' is the most commonly misspelt word in the English language.The eight-letter word came top due to the regular placing of an ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Khatta Meetha Track “Bull Shit” Hits Out At Corrupt Politicians


June 24th, 2010 - 11:41 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The lyrics "Sarak aur bridge banainge (bull shit), Traffic main nahi phasain ge (bull shit),Waqt pe kaam honge (bull shit).....I am allergic to Bull Shit..Bull ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Amanda Seyfried’s new tattoo means ‘vagina’!


May 12th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): Amanda Seyfried is excited about her new tattoo-'minge'- which means vagina.The Mamma Mia has said that she is proud of the odd artwork, which is apparently her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Avatar fan wants a girlfriend who speaks Na’vi language!


April 26th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): An American man has become such an ardent fan of sci-fi movie 'Avatar' that he dresses like one of the big, blue aliens and speaks the Na'vi language.Richard ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scrabble rules set to change


April 6th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Scrabble may no longer be the same, if its owners have their way. The rules of the mind-game that has gripped players across the globe are likely to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kimmel takes potshots at Jay Leno on the Letterman show


March 18th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘The Tonight Show’ host Jay Leno isn’t having it easy. Hosts of other shows are taking potshots at him, and the latest to join the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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