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Iranian navy saves US vessel from pirates


May 24th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 24 (IANS) Iranian naval forces have rescued an American commercial vessel that was attacked by several pirate boats near the Gulf of Aden, Press TV reported Thursday.The Public ... Read more...

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Kashmir is ultimate for outdoor film shooting: Saroj Khan


April 24th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 24 (IANS) For renowned Bollywood choreographer Saroj Khan, the locale for her latest song sequence could just not be better. Srinagar's Tulip Garden Tuesday not only fascinated ... Read more...

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Book banning helps fundamentalists: Taslima Nasreen (Interview)


February 28th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) Robbed of a home and a peaceful life, Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen feels that religious fundamentalists apart, the responsibility for her sufferings lies on the ... Read more...

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Live peacefully, get good education: Osama told his kids


February 12th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) Slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden reportedly told his children to live peacefully in the West where they would get a good education, his brother-in-law ... Read more...

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India tour will be special: David Guetta


January 28th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Grammy Award-winning DJ and music producer David Guetta is geared up for his maiden performance in India in March and is confident it will be ... Read more...

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PDP opposes foreign investment in retail


December 3rd, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 3 (IANS) The main opposition Peoples Democratic Party in Jammu and Kashmir Saturday came out against foreign direct investment (FDI) in retail and asked the central government to ... Read more...

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Westwood wants a major in the east


October 10th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Oct 10 (IANS) World number two golfer Lee Westwood thinks men's golf should create a new Major in the Asia-Pacific region.The 38-year-old Englishman made the suggestion, despite being a ... Read more...

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‘India should improve sanitation to attract more medical tourists’


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 3 (IANS) Reports of a superbug in New Delhi's water supply, which the government has denied, are not likely to have much effect on India's booming health ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

A book on Indian maharajas and their cars


April 28th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A glimpse into the life of former Indian maharajas and the magnificent limousines they drove can be had in a new book that was launched ... Read more...

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Finnish energy major Moventas to set up base in India


March 26th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, March 26 (IANS) Finnish company Moventas, one of the largest manufacturers of wind turbine gears in the world, plans to harness India's economic potential by setting up a base ... Read more...

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Gujjar agitation worries Rajasthan tourism industry


December 29th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Anil Sharma Jaipur, Dec 29 (IANS) Rajasthan's tourism industry is worried about the ongoing Gujjar agitation that has affected the influx of visitors to the desert state in this peak tourist season.Gujjars, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India septuagenarian marathon runner is on a fitness mission


December 8th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) India's veteran marathon runner Ashish Roy is on a mission to spread the message of fitness to the entire country.The 78-year-old medical practitioner, fresh ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Lapierre’s new book to be released next year


November 23rd, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhangar (West Bengal), Nov 23 (IANS) A new book named "India My Love" by Dominique Lapierre - the author of bestsellers "The City Of Joy" and "Freedom at Midnight" - is scheduled ... Read more...

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Taiwan’s first gay, lesbian bookstore has restroom with transparent walls


November 1st, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 01 (ANI): A gay and lesbian bookstore in Taiwan, which is the first to have been opened more than 11 years ago, has a restroom with transparent walls.Lai Jeng-jer, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Peepli Live is India’s Official Entry to Oscars


September 24th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Aamir Khan and Anusha Rizvi's Peepli Live has been making waves since even before its extremely well marketed release all over the world. Perhaps Mr. Perfectionist ... Read more...

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Britain Welcomes Pope Benedict XVI


September 17th, 2010 - 1:23 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 16 (Angela Kaye Mason) Britain was very excited to welcome Pope Benedict XVI today for his four day visit to the country. It was the first time in almost thirty ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Students wait for fee refund from closed European varsity


August 12th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 12 (IANS) Twenty-nine students from different towns of Punjab and Haryana are waiting for the refund of their tuition fees, amounting to Rs. 87 lakh, from a Dutch university that ... Read more...

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Shillong ensemble wins three golds at choir Olympics


July 27th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 27 (IANS) A Shillong ensemble has won what are perhaps India's first golds at a choir Olympics, claiming three of the medals at the sixth edition of the event at ... Read more...

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Baloch, Sindhi expatriates protest before UK PM’s residence


July 26th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): Baloch and Sindhi expatriates living in London protested in front of 10 Downing Street, the official residence of the British Prime Minister on Sunday to seek international intervention ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dehradun emerging as new sword market


June 28th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by ANI
Dehradun, June 28 (ANI): Dehradun known for its military training is now emerging as a world-renowned sword market.Swords manufactured here are not available in the Indian local markets.Dehradun swords are made ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Narain Karthikeyan felicitated for Padma Shri award


April 20th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu), Apr 20 (ANI): Formula One driver Narain Karthikeyan was felicitated here on Tuesday by Young Indians, a group created by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) to offer a ... Read more...

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Exhausted Susan Boyle Needs 24-Hour Care


February 27th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former ''Britain's Got Talent" contestant and present top singer Susan Boyle is exhausted! She is in need of 24-hour care, according to her family. Right ... Read more...

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Third edition of India Art Summit in January 2011


February 1st, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Art lovers will have to wait till Jan 23-26 next year for the next edition of the India Art Summit, which will open six months behind schedule. ... Read more...

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India has a very strong democratic base, it’s an example for the world, says B G Verghese


January 24th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.24 (ANI): Noted political analyst and commentator B G Verghese has commended the working of the Election Commission of India on the eve of this apex body for elections's Diamond ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Buju Banton arrested over drug charges


December 15th, 2009 - 2:26 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Dec 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Jamaican Reggae star Buju Banton has been arrested for drug possession charges in Florida. He is also known as Mark Anthony Myrie. He is under ... Read more...

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US, Europe must accept climate change obligations: German chancellor


November 4th, 2009 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has made an impassioned plea to the US and European nations to accept binding obligation on climate change to influence countries like ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Meet the geeky Brit guy who has bedded 500 women!


October 28th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): A Brit man, who was ridiculed at school for being geeky, has managed to have the last laugh after he was crowned The World's No1 Pulling Expert.Adam Lyons, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tibetans pray for Dalai Lama’s upcoming Arunachal visit


September 22nd, 2009 - 9:25 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Sep. 22 (ANI): Tibetans living in exile in Dharamshala on Tuesday prayed for the success of Dalai Lama's impending visit to Arunachal Pradesh.Although the annual ritual of prayers is dedicated for ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Gorbachev pans Putin for rampant corruption, roll back of democracy in Russia


September 5th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 5 (ANI): Former President of USSR Mikhail Gorbachev has criticized Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin for failing to fight corruption and for rolling back democracy in the country.Gorbachev ... Read more...

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Ravi Shankar for citizenship rights for Tamil refugees


August 4th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar Tuesday said the more than 100,000 Sri Lankan Tamils living as refugees in 112 camps in Tamil Nadu should be given immigrant ... Read more...

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Iran’s parliament to ‘force’ Ahmadinejad to sack vice-president


July 22nd, 2009 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 21 (DPA) Iran's parliament plans to force President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to sack his vice president, a parliamentary deputy told the ISNA news agency Tuesday. "The elimination of Esfandiar Rahim-Mashaei from key ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Videocon bags franchise for World Series of Boxing


July 8th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Videocon Industries Ltd. has bought the franchise rights for India in the high-profile World Series of Boxing (WSB), starting in September. The electronic major has decided that Delhi ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tata’s Corus to sack 2,045 workers


June 25th, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Tata Steel subsidiary Corus, Europe's second largest steelmaker, Thursday announced more than 2,000 joblosses, mostly in its British plants. The company blamed "the worldwide economic downturn and, in ... Read more...

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There is intolerance of freedom in India: Ketan Mehta


June 21st, 2009 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Director Ketan Mehta, who is awaiting the release of his movie "Rang Rasiya", based on the life of legendary artist Raja Ravi Varma, feels India's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Vogue editor declares war on designers supporting ’size-zero trend’


June 13th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): Alexandra Shulman, the editor of Vogue's British edition, has blasted world's leading catwalk designers for dragging super-skinny models into magazines despite growing concern over "size-zero" trend.In an effort ... Read more...

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