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PTI employees on 30-hour strike (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Employees of the Press Trust of India (PTI), the largest news agency in the country, went on a 30-hour countrywide strike Friday demanding implementation of ... Read more...

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Assam mountaineer set to scale Mount Everest


March 23rd, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, March 23 (IANS) A mountaineer from Assam will be trying to scale the highest peak in the world - Mount Everest.The mountaineer, Pranay Bordoloi, will join a 12-member international ... Read more...

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Award-winning US reporter dies


February 18th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) Anthony Shadid, a Pulitzer Prize-winning foreign correspondent for The New York Times, died of an apparent asthma attack while covering the uprising in Syria, The ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray promises post-Diwali ‘fireworks’ for Nirupam


October 29th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct. 28 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Friday promised to have post-Diwali "fire-works" for Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam for his recent pro-north Indian comments.The reaction came ... Read more...

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Thackeray warns Modi against pampering Muslims


October 20th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will lose Shiv Sena's support if he pampered Muslims, the party's chief Bal Thackeray Thursday said."If he (Modi) errs, we ... Read more...

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Siddharth Varadarajan appointed editor of The Hindu


July 20th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 20 (IANS) Siddharth Varadarajan, the national bureau chief of The Hindu, was Wednesday appointed editor of the more than 100-year-old family-run daily, a move that triggered the resignations ... Read more...

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Company Law Board to hear dispute on The Hindu newspaper chief


July 18th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday directed the Company Law Board (CLB) to hear the dispute involving the members of the family owning The Hindu newspaper over ... Read more...

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Ex-deputy editor of News of the World arrested


July 14th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) A former deputy editor of the News Of The World tabloid was Thursday arrested in the phone hacking case, Sky News reported.Police swooped in at the ... Read more...

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Journalist’s murder: Top editors to meet Chavan Tuesday


June 20th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) A delegation of senior editors will call on Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Tuesday to demand that the probe into senior journalist Jyotirmoy Dey's killing be handed ... Read more...

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Katrina voted FHM’s sexiest woman


June 7th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Actress Katrina Kaif tops the Sexiest Women 2011 list of men's lifestyle magazine FHM, edging out Deepika Padukone who won the title last year. ... Read more...

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New York Times to be run by a woman for first time


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 3 (IANS/EFE) Former investigative reporter Jill Abramson will become the first female executive editor in the nearly 160-year history of The New York Times in September, the ... Read more...

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Sangakkara steps down as Lanka ODI and T20 skipper


April 5th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Apr. 5 (ANI): Kumara Sangakkara on Tuesday announced that he was stepping down as Sri Lanka's cricket captain from one-day internationals and Twenty20s Sangakkara said he had conveyed his decision to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Maharashtra may ban controversial book on Gandhi


March 30th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) The Maharashtra government Tuesday indicated that it would take steps to ban "Great Soul - Mahatma Gandhi and his Struggles with India", penned by Pulitzer prize-winning ... Read more...

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US Army apologizes for new Afghan civilian Corpses’ photos


March 29th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.29 (ANI): The US Army has issued an apology for the distress it caused after new images of US troops posing with the dead bodies of Afghan civilians, were published in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Libya says it will release at least one New York Times journalist


March 18th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The son of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, Saif, on Friday said that one of the four missing New York Times journalists will soon be released, while the ... Read more...

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Four NYT journalists missing in Libya


March 17th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS) Four New York Times (NYT) journalists reporting on the ongoing crisis in Libya have gone missing.A NYT report Wednesday quoted editors as saying that Tuesday morning ... Read more...

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51pc of Brit women would sacrifice a year of sex if it meant they could be skinny


February 18th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): In a new survey, over half of British women have admitted that they would sacrifice a year of making love if it meant they could be skinny.51 per ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Half of US women feel more successful than their man


February 11th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 11 (ANI): A new poll has found that nearly half of all American women think they are doing much better in their career than the man in their life.Forty-nine ... Read more...

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Scottie Pippen’s wife all set to join ‘The Real Housewives of Miami’


February 10th, 2011 - 2:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Miami, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bravo is bringing another batch of housewives on TV. The network will premiere “The Real Housewives of Miami” on the 22nd February.The Examiner reports that Larsa Pippen ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan’s mural vandalized


February 4th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A prankster has vandalized a mural of Lindsay Lohan by defacing it with red swastika. The words “y not” and blood tears have been added ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks boss Julian Assange described as ‘filthy bag lady’ in new book


January 31st, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 31 (ANI): WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been described as a "filthy bag lady" in a scathing new book by his former collaborator the New York Times.Assange, 39, was criticised ... Read more...

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Assange is arrogant, thin skinned and conspiratorial, say NYT reporters


January 27th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan.27 (ANI): New York Times reporters are of the unanimous opinion that whistle blowing website WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange may look and appear smart, but is actually "arrogant, thin-skinned, conspiratorial ... Read more...

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Popular Chinese blogger’s magazine shuts down


December 28th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 28 (IANS) The editing team of Party, a magazine started by popular Chinese novelist and blogger Han Han, has been dismissed before the release of its second issue.The editing ... Read more...

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‘The Fantastic Four’ member to die in next issue


December 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): One of the key characters in 'The Fantastic Four' will die in an upcoming issue.The Fantastic Four, the superheroes whose creation nearly 50 years ago helped usher in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Email addiction turns us into lab rats expecting rewards


December 8th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) Using the internet and an obsession with email is turning us into 'lab rats' looking for rewards, says an expert. Nicholas Carr, former executive editor of the Harvard ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

40pct of women unhappy with their bodies: Study


November 2nd, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 02 (ANI): A survey conducted by Glamour magazine recently has revealed that 40 percent of women are unhappy with their bodies.The survey found that 71 percent of the women ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sarah Palin’s Daughter, Bristol, Dancing With the Stars, & Dumps Levi Johnston


August 28th, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bristol Palin, who is the daughter of former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin, made a shocking announcement just three weeks ago in ‘US Weekly’, when Bristol shared with ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Texting generation not comfortable with boomers’ flare for talking on phone


August 8th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 8 (ANI): With the advent of e-mailing, followed by an explosion in texting, has brought a serious decline in minutes people spend talking on the phone, thereby creating new ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Meet the latest breed of netrepreneurs - stay-at-home mums


July 25th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 25 (ANI): Home staying mums are fast emerging as the new breed of netrepreneurs. Be it simple solutions to questions such as how to get a toddler to sleep ... Read more...

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LHC dismisses petition against TV anchor Hamid Mir in ISI official murder case


July 13th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 13 (ANI): The Lahore High Court has quashed a petition filed by the son of the killed Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) official Khalid Khwaja against TV host Hamid Mir.Usman ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

National Enquirer denies paying masseuse $1m for Gore ‘rape’ story


June 25th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): The executive editor of National Enquirer said that the tabloid didn't pay any money to the masseuse who made a sexual assault allegation against Al Gore.Barry Levine said ... Read more...

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Pak investigators quiz noted TV journalist Hamid Mir in ISI official’s murder case


May 29th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 29 (ANI): Acting on a petition filed by Osama Khalid, son of former Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) official Khalid Khwaja, who was killed last month, Pakistani investigators quizzed noted TV ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak Intel agencies confirm authenticity of Hamid Mir’s conversation with Taliban


May 20th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 20 (ANI): Reports of various intelligence agencies, including the Inter Services Intelligence (ISI), over the alleged audiotape featuring a conversation between Geo News Executive Editor Hamid Mir and a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Hamid Mir to sue media houses for ISI official’s murder slur, son squarely blames him


May 19th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May 19 (ANI): Noted Pakistan television journalist Hamid Mir has sent legal notices to the Daily Times and Business Plus television channel for running a report claiming that he had ... Read more...

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‘Resul, Rahman, Gulzar trinity of Indian Cinema’


May 14th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Musician A.R. Rahman, lyricist Gulzar and sound designer Resul Pookutty are the trinity -- the Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh -- of Indian Cinema, said Maharashtra Governor K. ... Read more...

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