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Forced disappearances negate humanity, says Pakistani daily

September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 11 (IANS) Forced disappearances negate the very essence of humanity and cannot and should not be tolerated or justified, a Pakistani daily said Tuesday as a UN panel ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Six killed in house collapse incidents in Jammu

August 25th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 25 (IANS) At least six people were killed Saturday in incidents of house collapse across Jammu region due to heavy rains, officials said.Over half a dozen houses in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cyber arms race could change the world around us (Comment)

June 27th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
The world is getting ready for a new arms race - this time in cyber weapons. What was previously considered to be the domain of semi-criminal marginal groups or a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Online searchers can help strangers make sense of data

May 8th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) People who have already processed online information to make sense of a subject can help strangers facing similar tasks. This process of distributed sense making, say ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nightlong windstorm rattles Kashmir Valley

March 20th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 20 (IANS) A nightlong windstorm damaged hundreds of homes, uprooted trees, shattered windowpanes and blocked roads in Kashmir Valley Tuesday, officials said.Schools throughout Kashmir have been closed as ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US rejects $7 bn oil pipeline project with Canada

January 19th, 2012 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) US has cancelled a $7-billion oil pipeline project with Canada, Xinhua reported.President Barack Obama, in a statement released by the White House, said the "rushed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Two French nationals abducted in Mali

November 25th, 2011 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 25 (IANS) French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe has confirmed that two French geologists have been kidnapped in northwest African nation Mali."Two French were abducted in Mali in conditions ... Read more...

Posted in World |

71 nabbed for lynching 10 men

August 4th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) Police arrested 71 people Wednesday for their alleged involvement in lynching 10 people a day ago, police said."We have arrested 71 people from Yerrakote and Baralahalli ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Saif is a great listener: Prakash Jha (Movie Snippets)

May 20th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha has cast Saif Ali Khan as a Dalit in his upcoming film on caste-based reservations "Aarakshan" and says the actor loves gathering ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Air force pilot dies in Brazil plane crash

May 13th, 2011 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, May 13 (IANS/EFE) An air force pilot died Thursday when his aircraft crashed in northeastern Brazil, said an air force spokesperson.The A-29 turboprop plane went down near Natal, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nepal government staff to begin Mt. Everest expedition

April 6th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Apr. 6 (ANI): A team of 15 Nepali government employees is all set to start an expedition to scale Mt. Everest on Thursday.According to a Xinhua news agency report, the expedition ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Google accuses China of interfering with Gmail systems

March 21st, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.21 (ANI): Search giant Google has accused China of interfering with the operations of the company's famous Gmail services.Gmail customers in China have complained during the past month of experiencing problems ... Read more...

Posted in World |

FBI sued over targeting Muslims for their religious beliefs

February 24th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Feb 24(ANI): The First Amendment rights of hundreds of Muslims were violated when FBI agents directed an informant to infiltrate mosques in California, according to a lawsuit filed by the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UK undercover agents used sex as tool to gather info during operations

January 24th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): A former agent has revealed that police in Britain used sex as a tool when gathering information during undercover operations and that tactical "promiscuity" was viewed as "part ... Read more...

Posted in World |

South Indian film actress held for prostitution

January 21st, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 21 (IANS) Nine people, including a woman who had acted in Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam movies, have been arrested on prostitution charges, police said Friday.The arrested include a senior ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Owen Wilson, Girlfriend Jade Duell Expecting Their First Child

January 11th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Seems like the new year is bringing loads of happiness for celebrity couples. The latest celebrity news to hit the web involves Owen Wilson who is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Denver Broncos rookie defensive player Perrish Cox arrested for sexual assault

December 11th, 2010 - 1:05 am ICT by BNO News
DENVER, COLORADO (BNO NEWS) -- Perrish Cox, a rookie defensive player of the Denver Broncos, was arrested on Thursday night on charges of sexual assault, the Denver Post reported on Friday.Cox, a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

NYT to come out with a best seller list for e-books

November 12th, 2010 - 2:08 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a strong sign that e-books are now having more share of book selling market, New York Times has announced that it will come up with ... Read more...

Posted in Books, Technology Industry News |

Sri Lanka blocks BBC from travelling to war commission in north

November 11th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Nov.11 (ANI): The Government of Sri Lanka government has again blocked BBC News from travelling to the north to attend public hearings of the Lessons Learnt and Reconciliation Commission, which is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kenny Britt spectacular performance on field overshadows his bar fight

October 25th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nashville, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Titans wide receiver, Kenny Britt had one of the best games in his career on Sunday and that undoubtedly has overshadowed his earlier bar brawl.He helped the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Google Street View also copied people’s emails, passwords

October 24th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 24 (IANS) In a major privacy breach, internet search giant Google copied computer passwords and entire emails from households across Britain. The company admitted downloading personal data from wireless ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Pakistan’s military intelligence closes its political wing

September 22nd, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 22 (ANI): Following in the footsteps of Pakistan's intelligence agency - the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) - the Military Intelligence (MI) has also reportedly shut down its political wing.According to a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indiana Pacers Draft Pick Lance Stephenson Taken Into Custody For Assaulting Girlfriend

August 16th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Aug 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Indiana Pacers draft pick Lance Stephenson has been taken into custody for allegedly assaulting his girlfriend. Authorities have revealed that the promising basketball player ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Google’s German Street View to go live after privacy row

August 10th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 10 (DPA) Internet giant Google is set to make images of 20 German cities available online through its controversial Street View technology after reaching agreement with data protection officials, the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Punjab Police asks Malaysia to detain four Sikh militants

August 2nd, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.2 (ANI): Punjab Police have warned Sikh militants not to use Malaysia as a base to launch terror strikes on India or, to destabilise the October Commonwealth Games in New ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Sri Lanka to track down overseas rebel links

July 24th, 2010 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 23 (IANS) More than a year after it crushed the Tamil Tiger rebels, the Sri Lankan government is in the process of tracking down the rebels' support bases overseas, Xinhua ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Domestic violence investigation in Mel Gibson case

July 9th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): A domestic violence investigation has been opened in connection with Mel Gibson's alleged attack on ex Oksana Grigorieva.The L.A. County Sheriff's Dept. has released a statement ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

17-Year-Old High School Student Adrian Ducas Shot Dead

July 5th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Seventeen-year-old high school student Adrian Ducas from Mississauga was shot dead while he was taking a break from an ongoing basketball game at the Malton Community ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Russian spy suspect missing after jumping bail in Cyprus

July 1st, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Athens/Nicosia, July 1 (DPA) A suspect wanted by the US for involvement in a Russian spy ring has gone missing in Cyprus, less than 24 hours after being released on bail, officials ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Congress to submit views on Telangana before Srikrishna panel

June 17th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 17 (IANS) The Justice Srikrishna Committee, looking into the demand for separate statehood for the Telangana region, will hear the views of the ruling Congress party in Andhra Pradesh ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tremors felt in coastal Orissa after Andaman quake

June 13th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 13 (IANS) Tremors were experienced in parts of coastal Orissa Sunday morning, causing some amount panic among residents following an earthquake in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. People living in high-rise ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Loch Ness monster’s Aussie cousin exists’

June 11th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 11 (ANI): An Australian cryptozoologist is convinced that there is an aquatic beast related to the Loch Ness monster lurking in Sydney's Hawkesbury River.According to the Hornsby and Upper ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Google allows Street View car inspection

May 27th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, May 27 (DPA) Internet giant Google is to allow German data protection officers to examine one of its controversial Street View cars, which collect data for its online mapping service, the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Two Al-Qaeda in Iraq members and 4 associates arrested

May 11th, 2010 - 5:17 am ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- Two suspected Al-Qaeda in Iraq (AQI) members and four criminal associates were arrested Monday, U.S. Forces in Iraq said.Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) and U.S. advisors conducted separate security ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Organ Donor Errors Prompt Huge Investigation

April 12th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Because of what is being called a "technical programming error" a review of 800,000 possible errors has began. The transplant authority of Britain announced on Saturday that it ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

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