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Indian student says he was ’stupid’, but didn’t cause roommate’s death


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) An Indian American student convicted of spying on his gay roommate with a webcam said he did some stupid things but didn't cause the fellow pupil's ... Read more...

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Mystery man testifies in Dharun Ravi’s trial


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 3 (IANS) A mystery man known only as MB testified that he had sexual relations with a student in Rutgers university dorm room on the two nights ... Read more...

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Indian American student was ‘uncomfortable’ with gay roommate


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 2 (IANS) Indian American student Dharun Ravi, on trial for spying on his roommate with a webcam, "appeared uncomfortable" with having a gay roommate, an ultimate frisbee ... Read more...

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Indian American student was not homophobic: Defence


March 1st, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 1 (IANS) Indian American student Dharun Ravi's lawyer has argued that he used a Web cam to watch his gay roommate kissing another man because he did not ... Read more...

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Witness testified against Indian-American to escape charges: Defence


February 29th, 2012 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 29 (IANS) Indian American Dharun Ravi urged other students to spy on his roommate's gay date, a New Jersey court was told as defence suggested a key ... Read more...

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Friend testifies against Indian-American student in webcam spying case


February 28th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 28 (IANS) A friend of Indian American student Dharun Ravi, charged with spying on his gay roommate, has testified she received text messages from Ravi while she ... Read more...

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Indian American student to go on trial for spying on roommate


February 24th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) The trial of Dharun Ravi, a 19-year-old former Indian American student charged with spying on his roommate, is set to begin Friday with the selection ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin offered $1 mn for lie detector test


September 25th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Former US vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin has been offered $1 million if she passes a lie detector test over claims that she cheated on her ... Read more...

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Indian American student pleads not guilty to hate crime


May 24th, 2011 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 24 (IANS) An Indian American student accused of driving his roommate to suicide by secretly streaming his dorm-room tryst with another man pleaded not guilty to a ... Read more...

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Indian-American student indicted in roommate’s suicide


April 21st, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 21 (IANS) An Indian-American student has been indicted for secretly viewing a same-sex encounter involving his roommate, who later jumped to his death from the George ... Read more...

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Facebook six founders, investers in Forbes billionaire list


March 10th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.10 (ANI): Six of the founders and investors behind the popular social networking site Facebook have made it to the Forbes annual list of the world's top billionaires.It may not ... Read more...

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Rutgers University Repudiates Any Fault For The Tragic Suicide Of Tyler Clementi


December 24th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): 18-year-old Tyler Clementi was the student of the Rutgers University at Piscataway, who had perpetrated suicide subsequent to the broadcast online by his roommates of ... Read more...

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Mumbai film fest to open with ‘The Social Network’


October 17th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) The 12th Mumbai Film Festival (MFF) starting Oct 21 will open with David Fincher's "The Social Network", the film's distributors, Columbia Pictures, said Sunday.The movie released in ... Read more...

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg braces for ‘The Social Network’


October 3rd, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oct 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The guy who created Facebook in his dorm room at Harvard University in 2004, built the social network on the principle that people will have no problems sharing ... Read more...

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Indian-origin student charged with filming roomie’s sex act


September 30th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 30 (IANS) An Indian-origin student at a US university has been charged with illegally filming his roommate having sex and posting the images on internet, a media report ... Read more...

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Andrew Shirvell launches a war against gay Student Assembly President Chris Armstrong


September 30th, 2010 - 1:59 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Assistant Attorney General for the state of Michigan – Andrew Shirvell isn’t at all pleased with the election of Chris Armstrong as the student assembly president of the ... Read more...

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‘Avatars’ likely to depict individual’s true personality


July 13th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 13 (ANI): Avatars can portray a very lifelike and accurate depiction of a person's true personality, within the virtual world, according to a new study.Dr. H. Onur Bodur of Concordia ... Read more...

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Yale Student Cameron Dabaghi: The Empire State Building Jumper


April 3rd, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Apr 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 21 year old Yale University student committed suicide after jumping from the 86th floor of the Empire State Building earlier this week. Authorities ... Read more...

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Scary Spice: Synthetic Marijuana Ban Spreads


March 25th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kansas was the first state to ban the use of K2, also known as "Spice", a synthetic marijuana that has teenagers everywhere risking their lives for a ... Read more...

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Quentin Tarantino’s messy bachelor pad


July 31st, 2009 - 10:37 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): American filmmaker Quentin Tarantino says his house always remains messy.The 'Inglourious Basterds' director has dubbed his bachelor pad a 'fraternity house' and admits that he never throws things ... Read more...

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Tarantino hoards junk


July 30th, 2009 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Hollywood filmmaker Quentin Tarantino hoards junk and says his bachelor pad is like a "fraternity house" because it is so messy. The "Inglourious Basterds" director never throws things away, ... Read more...

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Facebook registers 200 million users


April 10th, 2009 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, April 9 (DPA) Five years after it was founded in a Harvard dorm room, the online social networking site Facebook has registered its 200 millionth user, the site confirmed ... Read more...

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