foreseeable future

Russia-Saudi Arabia: A growing strain


September 6th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Relations between Russia and Saudi Arabia, which have never been cloudless, are quite tense today, something that seems unlikely to change in the foreseeable future, says a RIA Novosti commentary from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mental illness behind her, but nowhere to go (Feature)


July 31st, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) In the dimly-lit lobby of a shelter for the mentally-ill homeless, she sits reading the tattered printout of an e-mail from her US-based brother. The ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

India swept by missile delusion: Chinese daily


April 19th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) India may have missiles that can reach most parts of China but stands "no chance in an overall arms race" with the country, a Chinese daily ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Boeing India head calls for hike in air fares


March 14th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 14 (IANS) A top Boeing official has strongly advocated a hike in air fares by 15 percent to regain the health of the civil aviation industry.Dinesh Keskar, Boeing ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

The China challenge: Present and former NSAs debate India’s options


February 28th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Can India pursue a new 2.0 version of non-alignment in a world marked by the rise of China as a rival to the US? ... Read more...

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Drones will strike as long as US wants: Pakistani daily


February 24th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Despite Pakistan's objections, US drone strikes are going to continue as long as America thinks they are useful, said a Pakistani daily.An editorial in the News ... Read more...

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Jennifer Aniston to take a career break?


January 22nd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston is reportedly planning to put her career on hold.According to Britain's Daily Mail, the 42-year-old has decided not to take on any ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Barcelona suffer Fontas injury blow


January 13th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 13 (IANS) FC Barcelona face the probability of being without young defender Andreu Fontas for the rest of the season.Fontas had to be carried out of Barcelona's 2-1 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

MotoGP still a distant dream for Indian riders: Mahindra Racing


November 15th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) If Vijay Mallya's Sahara Force India brusquely dismisses the idea of employing an Indian driver just because he owns a team, the Team Principal of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Guardiola denies Villa-Messi rift


November 6th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 6 (IANS) FC Barcelona football coach Pep Guardiola used his pre-game press conference to deny rumours of a rift between strikers David Villa and Lionel Messi.The Valencia-based paper ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India, China driving gold demand despite high price: Council


August 18th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Accounting for over half of global gold demand, India and China have driven the sales of this precious metal to near-record levels during the first half ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘India to buy more than 16 C-17 airlifters’


June 14th, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will acquire more than 16 BoeingC-17 heavy airlifters to add to its strategic capabilities, a top military commander has said. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Anti-Islamic Dutch MP seeks Muslim immigration ban


May 9th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 9 (IANS) Europe's openly anti-Islamic parliamentarian, Dutch MP Geert Wilders, riled many Canadians Sunday when he said Canada should ban immigration from Muslim nations.Wilders, who is here to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kate to be housewife for two-years before taking up Royal duties full-time


May 3rd, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): The new Duchess of Cambridge has revealed that she will not become a full-time working Royal for two-years, as she wants to concentrate on being a housewife.Kate ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Asteroid with potential power of 15 atomic bombs to pass moon’s orbit tonight


April 15th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 15 (ANI): An asteroid with potential power of 15 atomic bombs will make its closest approach to Earth on Friday night when it passes just outside the orbit of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sangakkara steps down from ODI, Twenty20 captaincy (Lead)


April 5th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 5 (IANS) Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara Tuesday stepped down from captaincy of the One-day Internationals (ODIs) and the Twenty20 sides, saying it was in the long-term ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Russia, US may ease visa regime ‘in foreseeable future’


March 30th, 2011 - 7:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and the US may ease or even cancel visa regime fairly soon, the head of the State Duma's committee on international affairs said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Christine Bleakley wants kids with Frank Lampard


March 11th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): Television presenter Christine Bleakley is keen to have kids with Chelsea star Frank Lampard.The TV beauty admits she would 'definitely' like to start a family with the footballer, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

South Korea takes measures to cope with crude price surge


February 28th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, Feb 27 (IANS/WAM) South Korea, which relies almost entirely on imports for its oil needs, will implement nationwide conservation measures in the wake of surging crude prices, the government said Sunday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Miley Cyrus stepping away from films to revive music career


February 15th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Miley Cyrus has confirmed that she is putting her Hollywood career on hold to make a comeback in music.The teen superstar has filmed a number of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mercedes relaunches premium car Maybach


February 1st, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Mercedes Benz India, the German luxury car manufacturer's Indian subsidiary Tuesday relaunched its super-luxury sedan Maybach's two variants -- the 57 S and 62 -- with a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Banned energy drink gets new life as fuel source in Big Apple


January 7th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 7 (ANI): Fuel Loko-which was pulled from shelves across the New York City recently- could soon be found close to home: in your gas tank.The controversial beverage, originally advertised ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China’s female students eat roundworm eggs to look thin for job interviews


January 1st, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 1 (ANI): Female students in China are said to be eating roundworm eggs in a desperate bid to lose weight and look thin when appearing for job interviews.The eggs hatch ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Af-Pak report shows ‘two-faced’ Pakistan remains Obama’s ‘biggest nightmare’


December 17th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): The toned-down, public version of the one-year progress report on Afghanistan and Pakistan released by the White House has made it clear that US President Barack Obama ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak military ‘hampered’ US embassy operations: WikiLeaks


December 13th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec. 13 (ANI): A secret cable sent by the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad to the State Department in 2009 accuses Pakistan's military and intelligence service of harassing embassy employees, sabotaging contracts ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Zardari ‘dirty but not dangerous’, Sharif ‘dangerous but not dirty’: Abu Dhabi Crown Prince


November 30th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Nov 30 (ANI): According to the latest revelations made by whistleblower website WikiLeaks, the crown prince of Abu Dhabi described Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari as "dirty but not dangerous" ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Nuclear plants needed to meet energy demand: UAE paper


November 14th, 2010 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 14 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) should look for alternatives to natural resources and nuclear plants for each emirate should be part of a long-term federal strategy, a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Birla Corporation posts Rs.68.97 crore Q2 net profit


October 26th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 26 (IANS) Birla Corporation Limited, the flagship company of the M.P. Birla Group, posted profit (after tax) of Rs.68.97 crore in the second quarter of financial year 2010-11, against Rs.152.05 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Situation not ripe’ for US to mediate over Kashmir issue: US Foreign Policy official


October 20th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 20 (ANI): The current situation is not apt for the United States to play a role in resolving the Kashmir dispute, even if India and Pakistan accept its intervention, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rick Sanchez Fired From CNN For Calling Jon Stewart A “Bigot”


October 2nd, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The "Rick's List" host Rick Sanchez has been fired from CNN yesterday after his radio rant where he called Jon Stewart a "bigot" went on air. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kim Kardashian happy being single


September 27th, 2010 - 5:20 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian says she is happy being single and doesn't need a man for the fulfilment. The reality TV star - who has previously dated soccer players Reggie ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Robert Pattinson set for ‘Entourage’ cameo?


September 8th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 8 (ANI): Rumours are abuzz that 'Twilight' star Robert Pattinson is set to appear in the final episode of American drama comedy show 'Entourage'.Apart from Pattinson, both Eminem and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pattinson wants to keep working


July 12th, 2010 - 7:51 am ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Hollywood actor Robert Pattinson admits that he wants to keep working as much as he can because he still remembers when he had no offers. The "Twilight" star hopes ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ryan Murphy denies ‘Glee’ movie plans


June 23rd, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): Ryan Murphy, creator of 'Glee', has refused the reports that the musical TV series may soon be seen on big screens.Internet gossips grew after a report suggested the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Red Knights’ Manchester United takeover bid shelved


May 30th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30(ANI): The Red Knights consortium, a group of wealthy Manchester United fans, has reportedly shelved a takeover bid for the club, following the Florida-based Glazer family's 1.5 billion pound ... Read more...

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