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Kolkata litterateurs to protest ‘persecution’ of ‘Satanic Verses’ readers


January 24th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) Describing as "shameful" the cases filed against writers who had read excerpts of banned book "The Satanic Verses" by Salman Rushdie at the Jaipur Literature ... Read more...

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The beer hug: Bihar emerging as brewery hub


January 16th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 16 (IANS) Bihar is emerging as a brewery hub with major domestic and foreign firms setting up production units in the state due to availability of cheap labour ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chinese student extracts gold from scrap CPUs


January 4th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 4 (IANS) A Chinese student has extracted pure gold from scrap CPUs, earning him the title "modern alchemist".Li Dianwu, a chemistry senior at Nankai University in Tianjin in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

SRK’s opus likely to be out next year


December 11th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 11 (IANS) Weighing an incredible 37 kg, running up to 800 pages and consisting of exclusive content including fascinating extracts from Shahrukh Khan's personal diary, "King Khan ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson’s last words revealed


November 9th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doctor Conrad Murray has revealed that when Michael Jackson was gasping for breath during his final moments, he kept asking for propofol. Autopsy report revealed that Jackson ... Read more...

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Reliance Group complains to court about media reports


October 10th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday was told that media reports based on status reports submitted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on its probe into ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Congress does not react to CBI report on Maran’s role


July 6th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday refused to comment on the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) pointing the finger at union Minister Dayanidhi Maran's role in disposing off ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pakistan a deadly place for journalists, says daily


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 2 (IANS) Pakistan is a "deadly country for journalists", said a leading daily as it noted that just hours before journalist Syed Saleem Shahzad was abducted, he ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ginkgo Biloba extracts could treat pain, inflammation


April 28th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): A new study has suggested that a standardized extract from ginkgo biloba - the oldest surviving tree species on earth - effectively reduces inflammation and some types of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hilton may take legal action against author


March 24th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) Socialite Paris Hilton's lawyers may take legal action against an author who has accused her of making racist comments in an interview.Contactmusic.com reports that Hilton ... Read more...

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Google to donate 1.25 million dollars for Nelson Mandela’s archive


March 10th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.10 (ANI): Google will be donating 1.25 million dollars to the Nelson Mandela Foundation center of Memory for a project that aims to archive his life by digitizing photographs, letters and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bangalore Christians staged rally against probe reports on church attacks


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Karnataka, Feb.22 (ANI): Hundreds of Christians in Bangalore gathered for a candle light vigil on Monday to protest against a probe report on church attacks.The group criticized the findings of the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Is Rihanna bisexual?


February 1st, 2011 - 7:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Singer Rihanna is being rumoured to be a bisexual after a Hollywood socialite made indirect claims in a book.Model Tajah Burton's book "Low Down Dirty Shame" is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Security lapse behind US army private’s secret cable transfer to WikiLeaks


January 31st, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): A book has claimed that the US army private, who has been accused of downloading and passing hundreds of thousands of secret documents to WikiLeaks, was able to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Secrets about Rihanna’s ‘lesbian love affair’ revealed


January 31st, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Pop star Rihanna was involved in a lesbian relationship rumours, according to a Hollywood socialite, who made the sensational claims in a book.Model Tajah Burton in her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tomatoes ‘contain nutrient that prevents vascular diseases’


January 7th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Scientists in Japan have discovered that tomatoes contain a nutrient, which could tackle the onset of vascular diseases.The research has revealed that an extracted compound, 9-oxo-octadecadienoic, has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why a whole orange is better for you


December 21st, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Researchers at the Brigham Young University are squeezing all the healthy compounds out of oranges to find the right mixture responsible for their age-old health benefits.The popular ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists apply industrial monitoring technique to orthopedic diagnoses


November 24th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 24 (ANI): Tel Aviv University researchers are exploring a modification of technique for human analysis-called bio-ferrography-to diagnose diseases in their early stages, determine the efficacy of drugs, and ascertain the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pope Says Use Of Condoms Justified In Some Cases


November 21st, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pope Benedict XVI has made a statement in his latest book that is sure to take the catholic world by storm. Though the book is due ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Use of condoms can be justified ‘in certain cases’, says Pope


November 21st, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): Breaking with years of Roman Catholic teaching, the Pope has said the use of condoms can be justified 'in certain cases'.In a book, Benedict XVI has signalled that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sarah Palin brands Barack and Michelle Obama ‘unpatriotic’


November 20th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Sarah Palin has branded US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle 'unpatriotic' and 'racist'.In leaked extracts of her new book, Palin delves into the minefield of ... Read more...

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Silvio Berlusconi’s ally had links with Sicilian mafia, rule judges


November 20th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Judges have declared that Silvio Berlusconi's ally was indeed linked to Sicilian mafia and handed over 'enormous sums of money' to them for protection and the installation of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Munching on almonds can stave off infections


November 1st, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Eating almonds regularly can help you stave off viral infections like the common cold and flu. A new study has revealed that naturally occurring chemicals found in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Top Beauty Product Ingredients To Avoid


October 2nd, 2010 - 3:13 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thanks to loopholes in some of the public health laws, cosmetics companies often use ingredients which are not the safest idea for people to put on their skin. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Manipur’s self help group motivates educated youth for self employment


September 26th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Sep.26 (ANI): A self-help group in Manipur has dedicated itself to the cause of motivating the unemployed youth here to seek self-employment. `Smart Society', a self-help group, came into existence in ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Tony Blair branded ‘tiger’ over sex revelations


September 9th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 9 (ANI): TV presenter Holly Willoughby has made former Brit PM Tony Blair blush by branding him a "tiger" over his sex revelations.'This Morning' presenter, 29, said "Tony, you tiger!" ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tony Blair calls off book bash over protest threat


September 9th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 9 (ANI): Former British PM Tony Blair had cancelled another event to launch his book, A Journey, at London's Tate Modern over threats from protesters.Guests invited to the party were ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tomatoes ‘can ward off prostate cancer’


September 8th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 8 (ANI): Tomatoes could protect men against prostate cancer, says a new research.Scientists at the University of Naples suggest that a daily serving of tomatoes could protect against prostate cancer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Austrian cellar victim felt ‘free’ when kidnapper killed himself


September 7th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 07 (ANI): Natascha Kampusch, who was abducted as a teenager, said she had a sense of "warmth and safety" when she came to know that her kidnapper had killed himself.Kampusch, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Austrian girl talks of 8 years in captor’s dungeon


September 6th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) A girl in Austria, who was locked up in a dungeon where she suffered physical and sexual abuses for eight years, has revealed she was beaten black and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Watercress may help fight cancer


August 22nd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Daily intake of a small portion of watercress could help protect against cancer, a new study says. Southampton University scientists found that volunteers who took 80 grams of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Cashew seed extract an effective anti-diabetic


July 15th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 15 (IANS) A new study suggests that cashew seed extract can act as an effective anti-diabetic. Researchers from Universities of Montreal, Canada and de Yaoundé Cameroun analysed whether cashew extracts could ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Cashew seed extract could help diabetics


July 15th, 2010 - 11:24 am ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Cashew seed extract has anti-diabetic properties, a new study has found.The study was conducted by researchers at University of Montreal (Canada) and the Université de Yaoundé (Cameroun).Diabetes is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

North Korea Develops New Brain Cells Multiplying Drink


June 7th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey The official news agency of North Korea has stated that the country has developed a new drink that would boost the growth of brain cells and would also slow ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Burton’s suicidal letters to Taylor revealed


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) Actress Elizabeth Taylor has made public a series of love letters she received from her late husband Richard Burton. The British actor, who died in 1984, wrote in one ... Read more...

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