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Trinamool ministers quit UPA government (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) All six Trinamool Congress ministers resigned from the Manmohan Singh government Friday, three days after the party said it was quitting the UPA to protest ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Stuttgart draw 2-2 with Steaua Bucharest


September 21st, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Stuttgart, Sep 21 (IANS) German side Stuttgart managed a 2-2 draw against Steaua Bucharest at Europa League with a late equaliser by Georg Niedermeier at the soldout Mercedes Benz Arena ... Read more...

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‘Avunu’ not a horror film: Ravi Babu


September 20th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) Telugu filmmaker Ravi Babu says his upcoming film "Avunu" will not fall in the horror genre."'Avunu' is a thriller, suspense film set within a small family ... Read more...

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Juventus fight back for 2-2 draw against Chelsea


September 20th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Juventus staged a strong comeback to cut Chelsea's two-goal lead and earn an away draw in Champions League football Group E opener here.Boosted by the fanatic ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Netherlands cruise to World Cup qualifier win against Hungary


September 12th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, Sep 12 (IANS) The Netherlands made it two wins from two in FIFA World Cup qualifying round Group D with a comfortable 4-1 victory against Hungary in the Ferenc ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

New York City restaurant to hold a ‘Duck Fetus Eating Contest’


August 28th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A fertilized egg is something in between an egg and a duck. It is considered a delicacy in many parts of the world. A New York ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Slovenian accordionist sets new world record


August 28th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Ljubljana (Slovenia), Aug 28 (IANS) Slovenian accordionist Zoran Zorko has set a new Guinness world record with a marathon accordion performances that lasted 35 hours and 32 minutes, Xinhua reported.Zorko's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Shanghai police rank beggars


August 19th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) Police in Shanghai have publicised an online ranking list of beggars in an attempt to expose the most frequently caught beggars on the city's busy Metro ... Read more...

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Hypersonic Plane Fails Mach 6 Attempt


August 17th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An experimental aircraft turns out to be a disappointment and failure as well. The X-51A Wave rider which is believed to fly six times as fast ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Olympic rowing: Germans row to quadruple sculls gold


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Germany's rowers dominated the men's quadruple sculls final Friday to take the Olympic gold medal.The Germans started the fastest and slowly pulled away to complete ... Read more...

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Olympics: German eight hold off Britain for rowing gold


August 1st, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) German rowers held off a spirited challenge from Britain to take the Olympic gold in a thrilling men's eight final Wednesday.Germany, unbeaten since 2008, went ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Forgiving and forgetting is good for heart


July 30th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Forgiving others, no matter how badly they may have hurt us, could actually prove to be beneficial for our health, a US study has found.Researchers from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Staff payments would lessen producers’ burden: Mukesh Bhatt


July 27th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Mukesh Bhatt, vice president of the Film and Producers Guild of India, says it was important to take the decision of staff payments by actors themselves ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Woman gives birth to girl on Metro train (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A 27-year-old woman gave birth to a baby girl on a Delhi Metro train Sunday morning. This was the first such incident on the Delhi ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

China bans sale of mud snails after vomiting cases


July 20th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 20 (IANS) China's health ministry Friday banned the sale of Nassariidae, a small mud snail species, that have reportedly caused people to faint and vomit after eating them.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Cruise reunites with daughter Suri


July 18th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 18 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise met his six-year-old daughter Suri here for the first time since ex-wife Katie Holmes filed for divorce.Cruise, who came here Tuesday ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chhattisgarh killing issue rocks assembly


July 13th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 12 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh assembly witnessed uproarious scenes on the opening day of the monsoon session Thursday as the Congress and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party traded ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India women finish with silver medal at junior Asia Cup hockey


July 7th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 7 (IANS) India lost 2-5 to China and finished with a silver medal at the sixth Junior Women's Asia Cup hockey championship here Saturday.This was India's best showing ... Read more...

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Portion of Rajasthan University’s science wing collapses


July 5th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 5 (IANS) A portion of a three-storey building that housed the University of Rajasthan's science laboratories for research scholars collapsed here about an hour before the classes were ... Read more...

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Watson clears the air over pink dog


June 27th, 2012 - 7:09 am ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson, who was seen walking a pink dog, has responded to criticism by animal lovers by saying the pet does not belong to her.The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Underwood upsets fans by supporting gay marriage


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) Singer Carrie Underwood's fans are upset after she expressed support for gay marriage. But she says she usually likes staying away from controversies, and prefers concentrating ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Czech striker Baros retires from international football


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Czech striker Milan Baros has retired from international football, national team spokesman Jaroslav Kolar said Friday.Baros, 30, played in all four of the Czech Republic's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Two Pakistani swimmers allowed to compete in Olympics


June 9th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) Two Pakistani swimmers have been allowed to feature in the upcoming London Olympics.The official of the Pakistan Swimming Federation ((PSF) told Xinhua Saturday that the world ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Romantic Cruise still crazy about Holmes


May 16th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 16 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise, who married Katie Holmes in 2006, says he is incredibly happy with their special relationship and is still mesmerised by everything ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Azarenka dumps Li Na out of Madrid Open


May 11th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 11 (IANS) Chinese tennis star Li Na bowed out of the Madrid Open Friday after losing 6-3, 3-6, 3-6 to top seed Victoria Azarenka of Belarus in a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Over 1,000 Cambodians dance for world record


April 29th, 2012 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, April 29 (IANS) Over a thousand young Cambodians performed "the Madison", a popular dance carried out during weddings and the Cambodian New Year, in a bid to create ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kenyan runners win Belgrade international marathon


April 23rd, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, April 23 (IANS) Kenya's Mary Pitkani and James Barbasai won the 25th Belgrade International marathon.This year's marathon and half marathon, which saw 2,328 competitors participating, broke the 2005 record ... Read more...

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Kolkata Metro gets automatic signalling system


April 22nd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Kolkata Metro's automatic signalling system became operational Sunday, enhancing the transit system's safety and paving way for increased frequency of trains."The new Rs.12-crore signalling system became ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian women’s hockey team thrashed 2-5 by Australia


April 19th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Pakuranga (Auckland), April 19 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team went down fighting 2-5 to Australia in the second leg of the Women's Four-Nation Hockey Tournament at Lloyd Elsmore Hockey ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Souza strikes to secure victory for Vasco da Gama


April 13th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 13 (IANS) A second-half strike from Diego Souza secured a 1-0 victory for Vasco da Gama over Uruguay's Nacional in the Copa Libertadores.After a first half ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Automatic signaling system introduced on Kolkata Metro


April 8th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) In a bid to reduce congestion and increase the frequency of trains, Kolkata Metro Sunday introduced an automatic signaling system which will reduce the gap between ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ronaldinho scores to give Flamengo 2-1 victory


April 8th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 8 (IANS) Ronaldinho scored a 92nd-minute penalty to give Flamengo a dramatic 2-1 victory over fierce rivals Vasco da Gama in the Rio Cup.It comes ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

I-League: Sporting beat Air India 2-0


April 6th, 2012 - 1:46 am ICT by IANS
Pune, April 6 (IANS) Sporting Clube de Goa scraped past Air India 2-0 as Anthony D'Souza scored a brace for his team in the I-League at the Balewadi Sports Complex ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

NASA to launch five rockets


March 20th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) NASA is scheduled to launch five rockets in just over five minutes Wednesday night as part of a study of the high-altitude jet stream, the US ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Juventus rout Fiorentina 5-0, close in on Milan


March 18th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 18 (IANS) Juventus moved to within four points of Italian Serie A leaders AC Milan with a comprehensive 5-0 win over 10-man Fiorentina.The visitors went ahead in ... Read more...

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