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New tactic to disarm superbugs


August 24th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 24 (IANS) A new tactic to disarm harmful bacteria may permit the body's immune system to destroy them, rather than use drugs to kill them.Christian Baron, professor of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

20 killed in Taliban attack on Afghan hotel (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, June 22 (IANS) At least 20 people, including five militants, were killed as Afghan security forces successfully ended a 12-hour siege at a hotel outside Kabul by the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Caroline Flack denies that she is dating Joey Essex


January 30th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Caroline Flack and ‘The Only Way Is Essex’ star Joey Essex have both denied reports that they are going out. Flack and boyfriend Harry Styles announced the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Anna crusade reaches police station


September 28th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Some were amused while others peeved, but volunteers of India Against Corruption (IAC) definitely ruffled many feathers at the Parliament Street police station Wednesday ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Important to dismiss West Indies early: Ishant


July 10th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rouseau (Dominica), July 10 (IANS) Indian speedster Ishant Sharma says his team will be looking to polish off the West Indies tail within the morning session on day five of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Pakistan must give up its double game’


May 24th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 24 (IANS) Pakistan must give up its "double game", a Pakistani daily said Tuesday, observing that "some members of the armed forces may have been involved in providing ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Killing of Osama bin Laden has rehabilitated reputation of US Government, officials


May 4th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
By Dhruva JaishankarWashington, May 4 (ANI): The dust has already started to settle after President Barack Obama's dramatic announcement on Sunday evening that U.S. special forces had killed al Qaeda leader ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tough to control piracy: Minister


April 23rd, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 23 (IANS) Expressing concern over increasing piracy in the sea off Somalia, Minister of State for External Affairs Preneet Kaur Saturday said it was difficult to control the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sunderland boss Bruce caught in another race row


March 25th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): Argentina defender Marcos Angeleri has accused Sunderland boss Steve Bruce of not liking him because he is not English.Bruce has been caught up in another race storm - ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

West Indies shot out for 112, Afridi takes four wickets (Lead)


March 23rd, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) Pakistani captain Shahid Afridi missed a hat-trick, as the West Indies gave another display of brittle batting, failing to negotiate quality spin to be shot out ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Women fear stereotyping by male service providers


February 15th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) Women prefer female service providers in situations where they might fall prey to stereotypes about their math and science abilities. "One of the most widely held stereotypes in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Fair Game’ - a brilliant political thriller (IANS Movie Review)


January 7th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Fair Game"; Cast: Naomi Watts, Sean Penn; Director: Doug Liman; Rating: **** 1/2What do you do when you know an indisputable truth, but everyone around believes ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Over thousand wild animals killed in Madhya Pradesh


December 9th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 9 (IANS) Over a thousand wild animals, including seven tigers and 22 leopards, died in Madhya Pradesh in the last four years even while Rs.100 crore were spent to conserve ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Dams in Arunachal easy target for China: Bahuguna


December 8th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 8 (IANS) Noted environmentalist Sunderlal Bahuguna Wednesday said that construction of dams in the border state of Arunachal Pradesh is a serious security threat to India as it is an ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

They think we’re easy target: Northeast youth in Delhi


December 8th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Sugandha Pathak New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) On Dec 6, a 19-year-old boy from Assam was beaten up by a group of unidentified men on a bike around 12.30 p.m. in south ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Alexis Bledel Bags A Killer Role


September 24th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Alexis Bledel has made a serious changeover and has discarded her cute Gilmore Girls and Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants image in order to co-star in Violet ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Deodorant to save smelly birds in NZ on the anvil


September 24th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 24 (ANI): Scientists have devised a rather fragrant solution to save New Zealand's smelly native birds from falling prey to introduced predators in the country-a deodrant.New Zealand has an ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Made 830,000 pounds from Sydney Test, says nabbed bookie


August 30th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Cricket bookie Mazhar Majeed, who was arrested by Metropolitan Police, has revealed that the betting syndicate made 830,000 pounds from the controversial Test early this year between Pakistan ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Dinner For Schmucks’: A Breezy Comedy With Adult Innuendo


July 31st, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 'Dinner for Schmucks' a frothy comedy starring actor Steve Carell and Paul Rudd has hit the theaters and the initial reviews are largely positive. This ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Obama administration, Muslim Americans grappling with sporadic homegrown jihad


July 8th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 8 (ANI): A Muslim American author has claimed that the Obama administration is grappling with a difficult task of ascertaining whether the country's greater law-abiding Muslim population is being ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cricket an easy target for match-fixers: Gilchrist


June 6th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) Former Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist has claimed cricket to be an easy target for match-fixers. Even though Gilchrist denied coming across such an incident in his career, he ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Players discussed threat of ‘match fixing’ during IPL: Gilchrist


June 5th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5(ANI): Former Australian wicket keeper and Deccan Chargers captain Adam Gilchrist has revealed that the threat of 'match fixing' was a topic of conversation among players in the Indian Premier ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Real Ninjas fight off muggers in Sydney


May 20th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 20 (IANS) Three men who targeted a student in a dark Sydney alley got the fright of their lives when five martial art experts, wearing their traditional all black Ninja ... Read more...

Posted in World |

England World Cup football fans ‘easy target for terrorists’: Expert


May 20th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20(ANI): England football fans have been warned by an expert that terrorists may target them at the World Cup starting next month in South Africa.A top Al-Qaida expert, Professor ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dame Helen Mirren immortalized in wax at Madame Tussauds


May 12th, 2010 - 11:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dame Helen Mirren has finally been immortalized in the form of a wax figure, at the prestigious and the very popular Madame Tussauds. Her wax model ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Ethical hacking is a booming industry’


May 7th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, May 7 (IANS) Cyber security expert Ankit Fadia, who prefers to call himself an "ethical hacker", believes every institution needs trained hands to ensure foolproof safety for their systems ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Lindsay can’t quite understand why she makes headlines


April 30th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 30 (ANI): American actress Lindsay Lohan has no idea why she is an easy 'target' for drama."I think there's a misconception," Lohan said.The 23-year-old actress' latest controversy arose ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mar Arrested For Stealing Dozens of Fire Hydrants


April 26th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man which has been arrested in San Bernardino, CA was allegedly stealing fire hydrants, and selling them for scrap medal, according to authorities. The Riverside County ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Dame Helen Mirren slams Hollywood for casting Britons as villains


April 22nd, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): British actress Dame Helen Mirren has lashed out at Hollywood directors for casting British actors as villains.The 64-year-old Academy award winner suggested a wider range of roles ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Railways’ property loss worth Rs.500 crore


April 19th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Indian Railways have lost Rs.500 crore due to destruction of property by Maoists and others, Railways Minister Mamata Banerjee told the Lok Sabha Monday. "We lost ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Irrational strategy, flawed operations’, say experts


April 6th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Security experts blamed "irrational strategy", "inadequate deployment" and "flawed operations" for the massacre of 74 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers and a state policeman in Chhattisgarh ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Indian-origin taxi driver attacked in New Zealand


March 23rd, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, March 23 (IANS) An Indian-origin taxi driver has been assaulted by a passenger in a New Zealand city, an official said. The attack comes less than two months after an Indian ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Delhi not to phase out autos for now, says Dikshit (Lead)


March 18th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) A day after announcing that auto-rickshaws would be replaced by battery-operated vehicles, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Thursday said no such move was in the offing for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Henman prefers golf instead of captaining Britain’s Davis Cup team


March 11th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): Former British No.1 Tim Henman loves to play golf instead of accepting the offer to be new Davis Cup captain of Britain.Henman will snub the Lawn Tennis ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Hyderabad police arrest HUJI’s south India chief


January 18th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 18 (IANS) Hyderabad police Monday arrested an alleged terror operative belonging to Bangladesh-based Harkat-ul-Jihad-e-Islami (HUJI) and chief of the outfit's operations in south India. The police, which produced him before media, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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