early september

Waiting for Sultanpur’s winged visitors!


September 11th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Sultanpur (Haryana), Sep 11 (IANS) Wildlife officials at the Sultanpur National Bird Sanctuary on the edge of the national capital are a worried lot as the natural cycle seem ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Natalie Portman strips for Dior ad


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Successful Hollywood actress Natalie Portman recently stripped nude for a Dior advert. Portman who has had a very successful career and a good marriage is the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Witherspoon hospitalized


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 23 (IANS) Actress Reese Witherspoon, who is expecting her first child, has been taken to the hospital twice within two days following certain complications.Her due date of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Russian sports minister against more foreign players


July 5th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sports minister Vitaly Mutko slammed the Russian FA as "irresponsible" for its decision to increase the number of foreign players allowed on the pitch to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Check cement price rise in Chhattisgarh, demands Congress


November 22nd, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 22 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday asked Chhattisgarh's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government to take urgent steps to stem cement prices in the state that have risen a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

NALCO continues output cut as coal supply stays thin


October 20th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 20 (IANS) The state-run National Aluminium Company Ltd continued to cut its daily aluminium output by ten percent because of the prevailing coal crisis, a senior company official ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Google to close down Google Buzz


October 15th, 2011 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Google Friday announced to shut down the highly-controversial social networking product Google Buzz, along with several other services in the coming weeks, Xinhua reported.Google on ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

SpiceJet links Thiruvananthapuram to Hyderabad, Chennai


October 7th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 7 (IANS) SpiceJet has started commercial flights connecting this Kerala capital city to Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh and Chennai in Tamil Nadu with its brand new fleet ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Man held for locking up women as sex slaves


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 23 (IANS) A man who exploited six women as sex slaves after locking them up in a cellar in central China has been arrested, a media report said.Li ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A third of US lines up to buy yet-to-come iPhone 5


July 29th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) More than a third of consumers in the US are planning to buy the iPhone 5 even though no release date has yet been finalised, says ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Senior national hockey championship in Bhopal June 10-19


May 26th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The senior national hockey championship will be held at Bhopal from June 10 to 19.This is the first senior national championship organised by Hockey India ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Controlling spot-fixing “almost impossible” for PCB, ICC: Ijaz Butt


December 31st, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 31 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Ijaz Butt believes it is impossible to completely eradicate spot-fixing, not only for the board but also for the International Cricket Council (ICC)."To control ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

NSW MPs may have watched child porn on parliamentary computers


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 2 (ANI): A report tabled by the New South Wales Speaker has revealed that MPs or their staff may have accessed websites containing child pornography on their parliamentary computers.The inquiry, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China won’t significantly cut rare earth exports next year


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 3 (ANI): Yao Jian, spokesman of China's Ministry of Commerce, has said that the country will reduce its rare earth export quotas next year, but not by a very large ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US working for Israeli-Palestinian talks to continue


October 13th, 2010 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 13 (IANS) The US is trying to find a "formula" that allows direct negotiations between Israel and Palestine to continue, a State Department spokesman has said."We are offering our ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Wake County, NC woman arrested after police find missing boyfriend in their freezer


October 9th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by BNO News
RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA (BNO NEWS) – A Wake County, North Carolina woman was arrested on Friday after police officers found the body of her missing boyfriend in a freezer at their Raleigh ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

US, S.Korea to hold second joint naval drill to deter N.Korea


September 24th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul (S. Korea), Sept.24 (ANI): South Korea and the United States will hold anti-submarine drills next week in the waters west of the Korean Peninsula as a deterrent to North Korea, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

50 kids sent home from ‘overcrowded’ New York school


September 23rd, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) Over 50 children in a school in New York's Brooklyn area were asked to leave because officials thought it was "overcrowded". The 54 students had spent a full ... Read more...

Posted in World |

North Korean leader denies plan to hand power to son


September 17th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 17 (DPA) North Korean leader Kim Jong Il has dismissed speculation that he is to hand power to his youngest son, a news report said Friday. Chinese Prime Minister Wen Jiabao ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Spain is world leader in organ transplants


August 28th, 2010 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 28 (IANS/EFE) Spain conducted over 4,000 transplants in 2009, making it the world leader in the field of organ transplants. This has been declared in the 2010 edition of the EU's ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Will Kara judge ‘American Idol’ Season 10?


August 26th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):In her latest interview to Access Hollywood, Kara DioGuardi said she was looking forward to Season 10 of "American Idol'. Sometime after the interview, a source close ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Officials asked to check epidemic in flood-hit China


August 23rd, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 23 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao Sunday asked authorities to be prepared to check the outbreak of epidemic and ensure flow of blocked rivers, weeks after floods devastated the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Brett Favre Registers Himself For His 20th NFL Campaign


August 22nd, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 22, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The 40-year-old Brett Lorenzo Favre happens to be an American football quarterback, who functions in the NFL for the squad of Minnesota Vikings. The NFL ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

U.S. Senator McCain “deeply disturbed” as Iranian human rights advocate Ahari faces death penalty


August 21st, 2010 - 3:43 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. Senator John McCain on Friday expressed disappointed regarding the case of Iranian human rights advocate Shiva Nazar Ahari, who will be facing the death penalty."I am ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Israeli, Palestinian leaders to be invited to U.S. for peace talks


August 20th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington/Vineyard Haven (US), Aug.20 (ANI): World leaders are planning to invite Israeli and Palestinian officials to Washington in September to begin direct Middle East peace talks, a U.S. official confirmed Thursday.An invitation ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Huge solar storm in 2012 could affect US for months


August 19th, 2010 - 12:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA has confirmed that they are expecting a huge solar storm in 2012 and there are reports that the after-effects of the devastating storm could ... Read more...

Posted in Environment, Sci-Tech |

Fujifilm unveils world’s first 3D camera


August 17th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 17 (ANI): Fujifilm has launched the world's first 3D camera and printing service.Photographs on the new FinePix camera can be printed on special 3D paper, ready to stick in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Zimbabwe nets $71 mn from diamond auction


August 12th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, Aug 12 (DPA) Zimbabwe's government netted around $71 million from a major sell-off of rough diamonds from its controversial Chiadzwa diamond fields, the country's mining minister said Thursday. Wednesday, Zimbabwe resumed full-scale ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Landslide disrupts toy train services in Darjeeling


August 7th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by ANI
Gayabari (West Bengal), Aug 7 (ANI): Landslide in West Bengal's Darjeeling district caused the roads to cave in, which in turn severely damaged the narrow gauge track on which the famous Toy ... Read more...

Posted in National |

New Zealand’s highest peak may be named after Everest conqueror Edmund Hillary


August 5th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Aug.5 (ANI): A prominent ridge on Aoraki/Mount Cook, first climbed by Everest conqueror Sir Edmund Hillary more than 60 years ago, is proposed to be renamed Hillary Ridge.The New Zealand Geographic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Washington Post sells Newsweek to audio tycoon


August 3rd, 2010 - 6:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) The Washington Post Company announced Monday that it has signed a contract to sell the iconic Newsweek magazine to audio tycoon Sidney Harman. The deal was completed Monday morning, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Is Chris Isaak going to be the new American Idol judge?


July 22nd, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, July 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) American Idol would be going into its tenth season with a new face on the judge’s seat. It ought to be mentioned that Simon ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Simon Cowell wants Salvador Dali theme wedding party


March 29th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29 (ANI): Music mogul Simon Cowell has revealed that he wants a Salvador Dali theme for his wedding party.Cowell, 50, has commissioned chief wedding planner and ex-flame Sinitta to help ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

PA Dept. of Enviromental Protection urges hybrid vehicle buyers to apply for rebate soon


February 2nd, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by BNO News
HARRISBURG, PENNSYLVANIA (BNO NEWS) – The Department of Environmental Protection in Pennsylvania on Monday urged hybrid vehicle buyers to apply for a $500 rebate while the funds are still available.The rebate program ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Top UN official proposed to replace ‘tainted’ Karzai with a US-friendly figure


December 17th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec. 17 (ANI): A top UN official in Afghanistan had proposed a plan to replace President Hamid Karzai with a more Washington-friendly figure three months ago - when the widespread fraud ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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