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Italian miner slits wrist during press conference


August 30th, 2012 - 9:12 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 30 (IANS/AKI) An Italian miner, who along with other workers occupied a coal mine on the island of Sardinia, slit his wrist during a press conference Wednesday to ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama blames Beijing for self-immolations


April 21st, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 21 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has blamed Beijing for igniting self-immolation protests in Tibet, saying the issue is "very political", a post on his official ... Read more...

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Two more self-immolations in Tibet


April 20th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 20 (IANS) Two more young Tibetans have immolated themselves in Tibet's northeastern Ngaba region, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) said here Friday.A total of 36 people have reportedly ... Read more...

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‘Dalai Lama not inciting self-immolations’


March 26th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 26 (IANS) On a day a Tibetan protester attempted self-immolation in New Delhi, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) Monday once again clarified that Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai ... Read more...

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New York subway workers launch a website for the subway rat menace


January 10th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New York subway workers have come up with a way to draw public attention to the rat menace that affects them. In an unprecedented move, the ... Read more...

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‘Not A Love Story’ leaves you open-mouthed (IANS Hindi Film Review)


August 20th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Not A Love Story"; Starring: Mahie Gill, Deepak Dobriyal, Rajesh Gehi; Directed by: Ram Gopal Varma; Rating: *** 1/2Which demons could possibly provoke two normal healthy ambitious young people ... Read more...

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Brooke Mueller planning to go to extreme rehab Center in Mexico


July 19th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ex-wife of Charlie Sheen Brooke Mueller is reportedly preparing to enter into a rehab facility in Mexico. The 33-year-old is struggling with drug addiction and going ... Read more...

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Abbey’s web sensational cartwheeling verger rebuked by clerics


May 1st, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): The Westminster Abbey senior staff has warned the verger who became an internet sensation after cart wheeling down the red carpet following the royal wedding not to speak ... Read more...

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Free Davis or Pakistani envoy will be booted out: US (Lead)


February 11th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/Islamabad, Feb 11 (IANS) The US has threatened to oust the Pakistani ambassador and close down US consulates in Pakistan if Islamabad does not immediately free Raymond Davis, whose killing of two ... Read more...

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Obama’s threat of dire consequences to Pak if ‘diplomat’ not freed by Friday?


February 11th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11(ANI): US President Barack Obama's National Security Advisor Tom Donilon delivered a presidential threat to Pakistan that it must release double-murder accused US diplomat Raymond Davis by Friday or ... Read more...

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Treat farmer suicides as murders, demands Vidarbha outfit


December 29th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 29 (IANS) Treat suicides of Vidarbha cotton farmers as murder cases, farmers and farm widows demanded Wednesday as they took out a 5,000-strong rally in Pandharkawada town of Yavatmal district ... Read more...

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Disney is going to cut all Keith Richards scenes from ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 4′


October 25th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shortly after announcing that rocker Keith Richards was going to be a part of the movie – ‘Pirates of the Caribbean 4’, there is now ... Read more...

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Fatigue sets in as curfew, shut downs continue in Kashmir


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 23 (IANS) No major incidents of violence occurred but curfew continued in all major towns of the Kashmir Valley Thursday with weary residents likening the situation to a "Tom and ... Read more...

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Geoengineering ‘can’t just slam on the brakes’ on rising sea levels


August 24th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 24 (ANI): Geoengineering techniques such as space mirrors or volcanic blasts won't help curb rising sea levels unless they employ extreme measures, says a new study.The reason is that sea ... Read more...

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Orthodox Russian entrepreneur warns employees to stop ‘living in sin” or lose jobs


August 17th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 17 (ANI): Russian business tycoon and devout orthodox believer Vasily Boiko-Veliki, also referred as Vasily Boiko-The Great, has stirred a controversy by asking his employees, who might staying with an ... Read more...

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Kourtney Kardashian collapsed after crash diet


July 13th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) Reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian was so obsessed with losing weight that she passed out during a workout session. After the scare, Kourtney, 31, said: "I'm so embarrassed that ... Read more...

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Kourtney Kardashian passed out after post-baby diet went too far


July 13th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 13 (ANI): American TV celebrity Kourtney Kardashian has revealed that she passed out when her post-baby diet regime went to an extreme level.In an episode of Kourtney starrer reality ... Read more...

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Megan Fox Caught Sans Make-Up


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 'Transformers' star and the hottest woman in the world, Megan Fox, was photographed without any make-up on. The star was seen shopping in the city with ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama’s Effigy In School Earns Criticism


March 19th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Central Falls, Mar 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama, who had received huge support in the presidential election from the people of his country is facing oppositions in different ... Read more...

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Shania Twain has the perfect face but Jolie, Hurley don’t, say scientists


December 22nd, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): Canadian pop singer Shania Twain has the perfect face but Hollywood actress and renowned beauty Angelina Jolie doesn't, according to scientists, who have worked out the dimensions ... Read more...

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Sarah Jessica Parker’s wardrobe malfunction at new film’s premiere


December 9th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Sarah Jessica Parker revealed more than she intended while she was on the red carpet at the London premiere of 'Did You Hear About The Morgans?'Wearing strapless pink ... Read more...

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UN says racism entrenched in Australia


August 27th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug.27 (ANI): THE United Nations special rapporteur on indigenous rights has said there is "entrenched" racism in Australia.James Anaya didn't pull any punches after his two-week visit of the country, saying ... Read more...

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MJ turned to ’self-harm’ in weeks before his death


August 19th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 19 (ANI): Michael Jackson intentionally hurt himself in a desperate bid to feed his drug addiction, according to reports.The King of Pop allegedly turned to "self-harm" in the weeks ... Read more...

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Health warnings about sunlight-skin caner link ‘leading to Vitamin D deficiencies’


August 10th, 2009 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
London, August 10 (ANI): A new piece of research has found a rise in Vitamin D deficiency in the wake of public health warnings that exposure to ultraviolet rays via sunlight may ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Squirting toxic blood helps insects avoid being eaten by predators


July 29th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 29 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have shown that the tactic of insects to squirt toxic blood out of gaps in their body to avoid being eaten by predators ... Read more...

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Mayawati is letting down Dalits and Uttar Pradesh (Comment)


July 18th, 2009 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli With each passing episode, Mayawati is doing a disservice to herself. Her latest decision to have Uttar Pradesh Congress president Rita Bahuguna Joshi arrested for badmouthing her is another ... Read more...

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Katie Holmes to shoot new film on a closed set in Melbourne


June 16th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 16 (ANI): While actress Katie Holmes is all set to arrive in Melbourne for an eight-week shoot for Don't Be Afraid of the Dark, extreme measures are being taken ... Read more...

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Fears of nut allergies creating unnecessary hysteria, says expert


December 10th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI): Efforts taken to control exposure to nuts and reduce the risk of allergies are creating mass ''hysteria'' and an ''overreaction'', says a doctor on the online British ... Read more...

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Credit crisis forcing US insurer AIG to extreme measures: Report


September 14th, 2008 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 14 (DPA) US insurer AIG, suffering from a declining share price and facing a possible downgrading of its credit rating, is being forced to extreme measures, including perhaps selling ... Read more...

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‘Hijack’ a complete failure as a thriller (Film Review)


September 6th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Hijack"; Cast: Shiney Ahuja, Esha Deol, K.K. Raina; Director: Kunal Deshmukh; Rating: *Of all the films on the theme of terrorism, this one takes the ache. Painfully puerile and designed to ... Read more...

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Breakthrough in cell therapy brings diabetes cure closer to reality


September 3rd, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 3 (ANI): A potential new cure for diabetes may be round the corner, for Tel Aviv University researchers have developed a way to cultivate cells derived from insulin-producing beta ... Read more...

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Weighing more may mean expensive flights


August 4th, 2008 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 4 (ANI): Travelling in AIRASIA X might take a toll on passengers who carry a little extra pounds, for the airline is thinking of charging passengers depending on their ... Read more...

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Australia trounces US to become ‘Worlds Most Overweight Nation


June 19th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 19 (ANI): Australia has officially become the World's Most Overweight Nation, ahead of the notoriously super-sized Americans, who have a 25 per cent obesity rate, according to figures.The latest ... Read more...

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PPP, JUI-F approved emergency and PCO


November 14th, 2007 - 8:38 am ICT by admin
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Bush asks Musharraf to shed uniform and end emergency


November 14th, 2007 - 8:32 am ICT by admin
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