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Pak businessman is Delhi’s first marrow transplant case from unrelated donor


September 17th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Abdul Samad, 36-year-old businessman from Pakistan, has doctors in the national capital and a donor from Germany to thank for a fresh lease of life.A ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Honduran journalist’s killer gets jail term of 28 years


September 12th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) A Honduran court Tuesday sentenced a man to 28 years in jail after finding him guilty of having fatally shot journalist Jorge Alberto Orellana in April ... Read more...

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South Korea’s IT exports grow


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 11 (IANS) South Korean exports of information technology (IT) products grew for the first time in six months due to solid demand for display panels and system chips, ... Read more...

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Over 1,700 killed in Karachi in 2012: Report


September 10th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) A total of 1,725 people, including 78 children, were killed in Pakistan's port city of Karachi in the first eight months of this year, says a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Recession-hit Italian hotels report fewer guests in 2012


September 7th, 2012 - 8:15 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 7 (IANS/AKI) The number of guests in hotels in recession-hit Italy fell during the first eight months of this year, according to a study.Between January and August, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kathak keeps Jiah Khan fit (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Actress Jiah Khan, who made her debut with "Nishabd", says kathak helps her keep in shape."I do kathak three times a week for two ... Read more...

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Kathak keeps Jiah Khan fit


September 6th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Actress Jiah Khan, known for her unconventional looks and bold roles, says it is kathak that helps her keeping in shape."I do kathak three ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kyrgyz acting PM resigns


September 1st, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kyrgyz acting Prime Minister Omurbek Babanov has tendered his resignation, the government press service said Saturday.Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev dismissed the government Aug 24, following ... Read more...

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Splitsville for fast couple


August 31st, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Aug 31 (IANS) A couple in China who got hitched barely 10 minutes after an online chat have broken up eight months later.Jin Qiying, a farmer in Heilongjiang province, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Fire-ravaged Mantralaya to get new look


August 30th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Ten weeks after a major fire gutted the Maharashtra state headquarters, the government plans to fully repair and renovate the iconic building here, including making ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Eto’o rejects Cameroon’s invite


August 28th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Yaounde (Cameroon), Aug 28 (IANS) Cameroon's top striker Samuel Eto'o Tuesday turned down the invitation to return to the national team for the 2013 African Nations Cup first leg qualifier ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

21 world leaders visited India this year, more on way


August 26th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) India continued to be a favourite overseas destination for world leaders with as many as 21 heads of state or government visiting the country ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kyrgyz president sacks government


August 24th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kyrgyzstan President Almazbek Atambayev signed a decree Friday sacking the government, the state press service said.The move followed a break-up of the majority coalition in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sharp hike in heroin smuggling across Punjab border


August 21st, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 21 (IANS) Smuggling of heroin along the international India-Pakistan fenced border in Punjab has almost tripled over the last year if seizures made by the Border Security ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Dannii Minogue has sporty son


August 9th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Australian singer Dannii Minogue says her two-year-old son Ethan is a great golfer and impresses everyone with his sports skills.Her son learnt how to play from ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Curiosity sends first 3D images from Mars


August 8th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) The Curiosity rover Wednesday sent back the first 3D images of the martian surface as mission controllers began testing out its camera systems.The rover also sent ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China’s manufacturing sector growth slows


August 1st, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) China's manufacturing sector expanded at its slowest pace in eight months, China Daily reported Wednesday.The purchasing managers index (PMI) for the sector eased to 50.1 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pregnant bank manager killed in Noida accident


July 29th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, July 29 (IANS) A 28-year-old pregnant bank manager was killed and her husband wounded when their car collided with another vehicle in Noida early Sunday morning, police said. The ... Read more...

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Olympic shooter depending on unborn baby to win


July 27th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A heavily-pregnant Olympic shooter is depending on her unborn baby to help her to victory in London, she said Friday.Malaysia's Nur Suryani Mohd Taibi is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chhattisgarh doctors questioned on womb removals


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 23 (IANS) Health officials in Chhattisgarh Monday finished the two-day questioning of nine doctors accused of removing wombs of young women to make money under the National Health ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Trinamool to vote for Pranab Mukherjee (Second Lead)


July 17th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 17 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress will vote for UPA nominee Pranab Mukherjee in Thursday's presidential election, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced Tuesday.Terming the decision to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US woman jailed for shooting sex tape with son


June 24th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) A 32-year-old woman from California has been sentenced to over four years in jail for being involved in a sex tape with her son with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Prince Harry stopped by the police


June 18th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prince Harry has been reportedly stopped by police officer while he was taking a blonde woman, who remains unidentified, on his motorbike. The British prince was riding ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Indian UN staffer charged with sexual abuse


June 15th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 15 (IANS) An Indian working at the United Nations has been charged with sexual abuse eight months after a complaint filed by a female UN contractor, according ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Youth ‘kidnapped’ by LeT returns to India from PoK


June 13th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 13 (IANS) A youth, who was apparently kidnapped by LeT terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir and taken to PoK for arms training, escaped Wednesday to the Indian side ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kate Moss gives up heels for dog


June 13th, 2012 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 13 (IANS) Super model Kate Moss has ditched her heels to be able to comfortably walk her eight-month-old puppy Archie."I am more day wear. I have got ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mumbai Metro delayed till March 2013


June 12th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) The much-anticipated Mumbai Metro Railway project has been delayed by eight months and is now expected to be operational by March 2013, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Guatemala busts gang blamed for 18 rapes


June 9th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, June 9 (IANS/EFE) Nine suspected members of a gang blamed for at least 18 rapes were arrested Friday, Guatemalan authorities said.The arrests took place in and around Guatemala ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Philips launches electric cooker, plans to localise products


May 29th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Consumer electronics manufacturer Philips India Tuesday launched AirFryer, an electric cooker that fries food stuff using 80 percent less oil, at Rs.14,995."This is a first ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hewlett-Packard to slash 27,000 jobs


May 24th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) The world's largest maker of personal computers, Hewlett-Packard has announced plans to cut 27,000 jobs.The move, which will affect about eight percent of the company's ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Two Saudi Olympic riders banned after horses test positive


May 24th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 24 (IANS) Saudi Arabia will miss two top riders in the equestrian event of the London Olympics after their horses tested positive for banned substance.Khaled Abdulaziz al-Eid and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Search on for abandoned girl’s parents in Rajasthan


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 23 (IANS) Police in Rajasthan's Bundi town are looking for parents of an eight-month-old girl who was found abandoned at a bus stand in the town Sunday, officials ... Read more...

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TV made me realise film actors are spoilt: Sohail Khan


May 23rd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) Actor-producer Sohail Khan, who is a judge on the comedy show "Kahaani Comedy Circus Ki", says after seeing television actors he has realised how spoilt film ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Van driver kills lover’s brother, held


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A van driver out of jail on bail in a murder case was arrested, along with his two friends, in east Delhi for killing a ... Read more...

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Congress snubs Yeddyurappa over Sonia praise (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) A day after BJP's former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa praised Sonia Gandhi, the Congress snubbed him Monday, saying their party president doesn't need ... Read more...

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