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India becoming a designer baby factory: Author Kishwar Desai (With Image)

May 31st, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Life is no longer a gift of love; it is being created with care to fit specifications furnished by parents in the age of surrogacy ... Read more...

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Jim Morrison’s family home for sale

April 5th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 5 (IANS) Singer Jim Morrison's Florida home, which has been part of his family for the past 80 years, is reportedly on sale now.The property has been ... Read more...

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Hizb commander’s wife detained in Kashmir

March 9th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 9 (IANS) The wife of a Hizbul Mujahedeen (HM) commander suspected to be involved in a blast outside the Delhi High Court last year has been detained in ... Read more...

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Bachelor lured, forcibly sterilized in Madhya Pradesh

February 24th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 24 (IANS) Bhopal Singh, a bachelor from Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur district, got forcibly sterilized after getting lured for the Indira Awas Yojana, officials said Friday."A few days ago, ... Read more...

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My and Mira’s happiness doubled with Padma Bhushan: Shabana

January 27th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) Shabana Azmi and Mira Nair are working together on "The Reluctant Fundamentalist", and the veteran actress says her happiness has doubled as both of them have ... Read more...

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Husband, wife commit suicide

January 25th, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) Apparently depressed over frequent spats due to financial problems, a 50-year old man and his wife committed suicide by setting themselves ablaze in Rajasthan's churu district, ... Read more...

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‘Mambattiyan’ outdated, slow-paced (Tamil Movie Review)

December 18th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Mambattiyan"; Cast: Prashanth, Meera Jasmine, Prakashraj and Vadivelu; Director: Thyagarajan; Music Director: Thaman; Rating: **"Malayur Mambattiyan", which came in the 1980s, was based on a desi Robin Hood who lived ... Read more...

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Kidnappers drop minor boy near house

December 11th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) A six-and-half years old boy who was allegedly abducted two days ago from his south Delhi house has returned safely, police said Saturday. His aunt ... Read more...

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Rampant mining strengthening Maoists: Darwin’s descendent

November 4th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 4 (IANS) Anthropologist and author Felix Padel Friday said unscientific and rampant mining was causing a polarisation in Indian society which in turn was fuelling Maoism."The Maoists' war ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Thousands displaced in Assam flash floods

August 15th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 15 (IANS) At least seven people were swept away and thousands displaced by flash floods in Assam Monday, officials said, adding that army soldiers and Indian Air Force ... Read more...

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Arun Shourie: Threshold of pain (IANS Books)

July 19th, 2011 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The compassion of the Buddha and personal suffering combined to script a religion of pain and redemption for journalist-politician-writer Arun Shourie, who recalls the trauma ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Iconic Left leader’s body cremated in Tripura

June 9th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 8 (IANS) Iconic communist leader Baidyanath Majumder was cremated Wednesday evening at his ancestral home town Kailashahar in north Tripura as thousands of people from all walks ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son, three grandchildren killed in NATO air strike (Second Lead)

May 1st, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, May 1 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi and his wife survived a NATO air strike at their residence in Tripoli, but his youngest son Saif al-Arab Gaddafi as well ... Read more...

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Liz Hurley meets Shane Warne’s parents for the first time

February 10th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 10 (ANI): Elizabeth Hurley has met Shane Warne's parents for the first time at his Melbourne home.And it seems Warne's father and mother - Keith and Bridgette - were probably ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Abducted intelligence officer’s wife threatens hunger strike

January 14th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 13 (IANS) The wife of an Intelligence Bureau officer, believed to have been abducted by Maoists 82 days ago along with a school teacher in West Bengal's Purulia district, Thursday ... Read more...

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University Of Minnesota Hires Jerry Kill As Their Head Football Coach

December 6th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) University of Minnesota officials announced Sunday night that they have hired head coach of Northern Illinois University, Jerry Kill for its next season. The University officials ... Read more...

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Man to be tried 18 years after daughter’s suicide

November 25th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Palermo (Italy), Nov 25 (IANS/AKI) A Sicilian man will be put on trial for driving his 14-year-old daughter to suicide 18 years after she jumped to her death from the seventh floor ... Read more...

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Rajasthan woman strangled in suspected honour killing

October 12th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Oct 12 (IANS) In a case of suspected honour killing, a young woman was murdered by her family members in Rajasthan's Churu district over her love affair, police said Tuesday. The ... Read more...

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British PM’s father suffers heart attack

September 8th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) The father of British Prime Minister David Cameron has suffered a heart attack while on a holiday in France, a spokesman said. Ian Cameron, 78, was "seriously ill", ... Read more...

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Sreeram Chandra Is The New Indian Idol

August 17th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Barely five minutes after being declared the new Indian Idol by Amitabh Bachchan over and above the two other finalists Bhoomi Trivedi and Rakesh Maini, Sreeram ... Read more...

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Father arrested for killing daughter

July 24th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hoshiarpur (Punjab), July 24 (IANS) A man in Dasuya town of Punjab's Hoshiarpur district was arrested for allegedly killing his daughter in a suspected case of honour killing, police said Saturday. Police officials ... Read more...

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Rhinebeck residents ‘preparing to host Chelsea Clinton’s nuptials’

July 18th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 18 (ANI): Residents at Rhinebeck, N.Y., are convinced this quaint town of 4,600 will host Chelsea Clinton's nuptials.Chelsea and her fiance Marc Mezvinsky are expected to walk down ... Read more...

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Paswan’s son makes Bollywood acting debut with ‘One & Only’

July 16th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jul 16 (ANI): The star cast of upcoming Bollywood film 'One & Only', which is the launch vehicle for debutant Chirag Paswan, attended the inaugural function of the film in Mumbai.Paswan ... Read more...

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Oregon Boy Kyron Horman’s Disappearance Categorised As Criminal

June 15th, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Portland, June 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Sunday the Multnomah County Sheriff Dan Staton announced that the disappearance of the 7-year-old Portland boy Kyron Horman will now have a criminal investigation. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Chinese parents fight over child surnames

May 27th, 2010 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 27 (IANS) Young parents in China are now faced with a unique problem - most of them do not agree with each other on following the ancient tradition of their ... Read more...

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Woman Maoist’s parents accuse CRPF of mental torture

May 4th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 4 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh Police Tuesday began a probe into a complaint from the tribal parents of a woman Maoist leader that they were being harassed by Central Reserve Police ... Read more...

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Abandoned in London, boy re-unites with paternal family

March 29th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Parminder Singh Bariana Dasuya (Punjab), March 29 (IANS) A Sikh boy, found abandoned outside a clinic in Southall area of London in 2008, has been finally re-united with his paternal family in ... Read more...

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Older Mothers More Prone To Deliver Child Affected By Autism

February 9th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar California, Feb 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The neural disorder, autism, has been affecting several babies these days and researchers in different places have conducted multiple studies to save children from this ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Police indictment no ground for denying anticipatory bail

December 21st, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Rana Ajit New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court has ruled that courts need not deny anticipatory bail to a person merely because the police have filed a chargesheet indicting him ... Read more...

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Rs. 2.23 crore compensation awarded to accident survivors

October 13th, 2009 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) A tribunal Tuesday awarded a compensation of Rs.2.23 crore to two brothers - the sole survivors of a 2004 road accident in which their parents and sister ... Read more...

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Uncle killed minor girl and dumped body in train

September 8th, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 8 (IANS) Police in Uttar Pradesh's Mathura town Tuesday said they had solved the murder of a teenaged girl whose body was found stuffed in a bag in a coach ... Read more...

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Allen Shellenberger Passes Away AT 39

August 15th, 2009 - 2:01 am ICT by GD
Sad news for rock music fans; Allen Shellenberger, the drummer of the rock band Lit passed away after loosing his battle to brain cancer on Thursday. The fans of the rock band ... Read more...

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Obama confirms India-born lawyer as US attorney

August 11th, 2009 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) The US senate has confirmed India-born lawyer Preet Bharara as Manhattan's next US attorney who will oversee some of the most prominent cases like the ... Read more...

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Bruni, Sarkozy to be grandparents

July 30th, 2009 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy and his model-turned-singer wife Carla Bruni will soon become grandparents. The politician's son Jean and his wife Jessica Sebaoun, who married in September 2008 are ... Read more...

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Bangalore’s ‘deprived dads’ to rally for parenting rights

June 19th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Maitreyee Boruah Bangalore, June 19 (IANS) Many Bangalore men who are separated from their wives but pine for their children are set to mark Father's Day by taking out a rally here. ... Read more...

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