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Interracial marriages on the rise in US


February 17th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) Interracial and inter-ethnic marriages continue to increase in the US and the greatest growth has occurred among Hispanics and Asians, according to a report by the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistani travels 40,000 km to project country’s soft image


January 2nd, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) A 24-year-old Pakistani motorcyclist travelled over 40,000 km across 17 countries around the world on a motorbike with the aim of projecting a "soft image" ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Childless by choice: a growing norm in China


September 22nd, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) China, the world's most populous nation, is experiencing winds of demographic change. The one-child norm of Chinese couples is fast being replaced by the trend ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kids spanked by mothers more aggressive


June 23rd, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) Children who are spanked by mothers are more likely to be aggressive towards other children and adults than kids who are not, says a new study.In ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Study offers first look at Indian Americans’ glaucoma risk


April 5th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 5 (ANI): A recent study found that Indian Americans were at high risk of developing the most common form of glaucoma.It's generally known that African Americans have the highest risk ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Women more likely to buy clothes if models look like them - curvy, short


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 1 (ANI): Women are more likely to buy clothes if the models are more reflective of them - curvy, short, ethnic, according to a researcher from Cambridge University.Using fake ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Jesus Luz back on dating scene after splitting from Madonna


December 1st, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 1 (ANI): DJ and model Jesus Luz has said that he's back on the dating scene after parting ways with Madonna."There are many beautiful women in New York ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

NYC Marathon 2010 To Host Runners From All Over The World


November 7th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey New York City, Nov 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With just moments left to go for the NYC Marathon to kick-off, bloggers on the web have charted out routes and maps for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gilani rules out calling Army in ‘troubled’ Karachi for restoring law and order


October 20th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 20 (ANI): While Pakistan's commercial capital, Karachi, continues to bleed with target killings, Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has declared that the Army would not be called ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Benazir’s assassins behind Karachi target killings: PPP


October 20th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 20 (ANI): The target killings in Karachi on October 19 were part of an 'international conspiracy,' and the 'forces' involved in it were the same who assassinated the Pakistan ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Karachi continues to bleed as target killings claim 30 more lives, death toll rises to 73


October 20th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 20 (ANI): Pakistan's commercial capital, Karachi, continues to bleed as thirty more people from various ethnicities, including one dozen in a single incident, were killed yesterday, taking the death toll ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Gene variants ‘raise risk of childhood obesity’


October 17th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 17 (ANI): Genes have a strong influence on childhood obesity, according to a new study by pediatric researchers.The study team searched across the whole genomes of thousands of obese children ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Equality and Human Rights Commission highlights discrimination in Britain


October 10th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 10(ANI): A study conducted into inequality in Britain has revealed that progress towards pay equality for women has been stalled, disabled children face bullying and boys struggle academically.According to the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Crystal Renn models creations in Paris


October 7th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Supermodel Crystal Renn stated in an interview with People from her base in the French capital where she’s on a modeling trip that she has been given no special treatment just like ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

What stuff white people really like - Golfing, Harley Davidson and Ghostbusters


September 11th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 11 (ANI): Golfing, Harley Davidson and Ghostbusters - these are the things white people really like, according to dating website OkCupid.While the popular blog (and now book) 'Stuff White ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Angelina Jolie to make directorial debut with Bosnian war film


August 25th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 25 (ANI): Angelina Jolie is all set to debut as a director - and a screenwriter - for an upcoming feature film.The film will feature a romance set against ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

49 killed in Kyrgyz violence


June 12th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek, June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 49 people have been killed and over 400 injured in the ethnic violence in southern Kyrgyzstan, officials said Saturday, adding that the situation was still ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

One in every seven Frenchman has a racist outlook


May 31st, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 31 (ANI): A poll has revealed the predominance of a racist attitude amongst the French with one in every seven Frenchmen admitting to having prejudicial views regarding immigrants, homosexuals, Blacks, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obesity tied to depression in teen girls


May 25th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): A new study has found that obesity is a risk factor for depressive symptoms, but not for clinical depression, suggesting that weight status could play a part in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Malaysia aims to draw 650,000 Indian tourists


March 12th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar 12(ANI): Tourism Malaysia Director-General Mirza Mohammed Taiyab has said they plan to draw 650,000 visitors from India this year.Taiyab said that with budget carrier AirAsia making plans to fly ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hindus urge Bosnia-Herzegovina for constitution reform reflecting complete equality


December 23rd, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hindus have urged Bosnia-Herzegovina to urgently modify its constitution to reflect that all its citizens are treated equally.European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg (France) reportedly ruled on Tuesday that Bosnia's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

The first Miss Gibraltar Kaiane Aldorino to win the Miss World title


December 13th, 2009 - 3:20 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Johannesburg, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) History was created today in Johannesburg, when for the first time ever in the 59 years of the pageant’s history the Miss Gibraltar Kaiane Aldorino was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jammu group demands statehood for region


December 12th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 12 (IANS) With Telangana triggering a flurry of statehood demands across India, the Jammu State Morcha (JSM), an amalgam of groups demanding a separate state for the Jammu region, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Karzai promises to end cronyism and graft era in Afghanistan


November 19th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov.19 (ANI): Promising Thursday to prosecute corrupt government officials and end a culture of impunity during his second term, Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai said that his administration would move beyond the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hurriyat chief ready for talks through open or quiet diplomacy


November 13th, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 13 (IANS) Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Friday said he was ready for talks to resolve the Kashmir issue "through open or quiet diplomacy". "We want issue-based discussions on Kashmir ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz calls for all ‘inclusive movement’


November 12th, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 12 (IANS) Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Thursday said the Kashmir issue can only be resolved if "people of all religions, regions and ethnicity are included" in the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Radio Pakistan’s latest worry is adulteration of food in Punjab


October 29th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
Abohar, Oct.29 (ANI): Radio Pakistan in its latest broadcast has expressed concern on adulteration of food in Punjab. The allegation is that all traders are Hindus and they are doing so to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Indian-origin beauty is Miss Bollywood UK


August 30th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) A British beauty of Indian origin will be whisked off for a Bollywood role after being crowned the first ever Miss Bollywood UK at a gala event in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Farah Pandith play leading role engaging Muslims: Clinton


June 27th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 27 (IANS) Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said that as US special representative to Muslim communities Farah Pandith, a Kashmiri-origin woman, will "play a leading role" ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Big names of Latin music to join Obama celebrations


January 17th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 17 (IANS) The biggest names in Latin music like Alejandro Sanz, Paulina Rubio, Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez, Lila Downs and Don Omar will be part of one of the events ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Most American kids say discrimination has prevented women, blacks from occupying White House


October 9th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Austin (Texas), Oct.9 (ANI): A new study in the journal Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy has found that most kids believe that women and people of color have been ... Read more...

Posted in National |

50pc U.S. adults have eye problems


August 12th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 12 (ANI): New research suggests that about half of 20 years or older adults in the U.S. suffer from refractive errorseye problems wherein a sufferer has less than 20/20 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

West Indies announces cricket league similar to IPL


April 24th, 2008 - 10:59 am ICT by admin
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, April 24 (IANS) Saying that one day a parallel league will emerge similar to that of the Indian Premier League (IPL), West Indies Players' Association (WIPA) President Dinanath Ramnarine ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Husain’s ‘Mahabharata’ record - irony for India


March 21st, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by admin
(Commentary) By Uma Nair M.F. Husain's epic work "Mahabharata: The Battle of Ganga and Jamuna" fetching a world record of $1.6 million at the Christie's sale is the best example of situational irony in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Individuals have distinctive approach towards physical fitness


February 14th, 2008 - 12:47 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): When it comes to being physically fit, there is no common approach that influences people or which they follow.According to a new study, led by Brad Humphreys, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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