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Labor Day Unions Election


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ohio, Sept 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Obama is going to spend part of his labor day campaigning in the United Auto Workers Rally in the city of Toledo where organized labor is ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in Myanmar’s Rakhine state


June 10th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 10 (IANS) Myanmar authorities Sunday imposed a dusk-to-dawn curfew in four places in the western Rakhine state, after a riot in a town led to the death of ... Read more...

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Russia wants India, Pakistan in SCO (Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 12 (IANS) Russia wants the process of India and Pakistan's membership to the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) speeded up, RIA Novosti reported.Russia's acting Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said ... Read more...

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Russia seeks India, Pakistan to join SCO


May 12th, 2012 - 5:29 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 12 (IANS) Russia has given a call to speed up the process of India and Pakistan's accession to the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), an intergovernmental mutual-security organisation, RIA ... Read more...

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American ‘tastes’ democracy at Akhilesh Darshan


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 2 (IANS) For this 25-something US national, the sweltering heat in the state capital Wednesday was not deterring enough to wait under a harsh sun, 'slug it out' ... Read more...

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Show respect, regard to artists: Big B


March 24th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says it upsets him when he sees people disrespect talent, especially at cultural performances."I see many a moment when the professionals play ... Read more...

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Government, BJP cross swords over verdict on Ramdev rally


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The government Thursday said it will study the Supreme Court's critical observations on the way Delhi Police dispersed yoga guru Baba Ramdev and his ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tripura CPI-M to protest Bengal leaders killing


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 22 (IANS) Tripura's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) will organise a massive protest rally Thursday to protest the killing of two party leaders in West Bengal Wednesday, ... Read more...

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One dead in Bangladesh clash


January 30th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 30 (IANS) An activist of the Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami party died and several others were injured Monday when party activists clashed with police, a media report said. Four people ... Read more...

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2.5 mn gathered in Rome to see pope in 2011


January 4th, 2012 - 4:55 am ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Jan 4 (IANS/AKI) More than 2.5 million people last year participated in gatherings in Rome attended by Pope Benedict XVI, the Vatican has said.During 2011, a total of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

The Love Bird has gone: Thackeray grieves for Dev Anand


December 5th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) "The Love Bird has gone…" This was how Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Monday mourned the demise of evergreen actor Dev Anand.In a rare, signed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mexico City breaks zombie-gathering record


November 28th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mexico City, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mexico City turned into a zombie town after more than 10,000 residents took part in what they expect to be regarded as the world’s largest zombie ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Amid China row, global Buddhist scholars meet


November 27th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Amid Chinese objections, a four-day Global Buddhist Conference began here Sunday to mark the 2,600th year of Buddha's enlightenment, with the Dalai Lama saying ... Read more...

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Leave Syria, UAE tells its nationals


November 26th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 25 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates has urged its nationals to leave Syria in view of the turmoil prevailing there. Those planning to travel to the country ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kerala Muslims celebrate Eid


November 7th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 7 (IANS) Muslims in Kerala Monday offered prayers at mosques and specially-built prayer centres across the state on the occasion of Eid-ul-Zuha.Devout Muslims, dressed in their best, started ... Read more...

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Total blockade in parts of Manipur, life badly affected


November 4th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Nov 4 (IANS) A three-day 'total blockade' called by Naga leaders has begun in parts of Manipur despite an appeal by union Home Minister P. Chidambaram and Chief ... Read more...

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UAE, India discuss economic cooperation


October 11th, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 10 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates and India have held talks on various mechanisms to boost economic partnership between the two countries.The meeting was held between UAE ... Read more...

Posted in World |

No problem with Congress if Jan Lokpal bill passed: Kejriwal


October 10th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), Oct 10 (IANS) Team Anna Hazare activist Arvind Kejriwal Monday toned down the all-out campaign against the Congress a little, saying they had no problem with the ... Read more...

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Indians in Tokyo pledge support to Anna


August 26th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Anna Hazare's crusade for a strong Lokpal Bill has evoked tremendous support among Indians living and working in Tokyo, Japan. Besides a signature campaign, a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

An academy to revive Pakistani province’s culture


August 24th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) An academy is being set up to promote the culture and traditions of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.The Gibran Adeel Cultural Academy will impart training in singing, ... Read more...

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Amid Anna storm, PM chides an adamant Hazare (Evening Lead)


August 17th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Tens of thousands gathered in the heart of the national capital Wednesday in support of the jailed Anna Hazare even as Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Using lunch box to mobilise party - the Modi way


August 12th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 12 (IANS) After becoming the longest serving chief minister in Gujarat's history, Narendra Modi has hit upon a unique idea to mobilise his supporters: the lunch box.Although ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Banned groups simply develop fronts in Pakistan: Daily


July 30th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) It's an "open secret" that numerous Pakistani organisations banned for their involvement in militant activities have simply developed fronts, a leading daily said Saturday.An editorial in ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh restricts gatherings in areas close to Delhi


June 7th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) In an obvious bid to pre-empt any move by yoga guru Baba Ramdev to stage a demonstration near Delhi, the Uttar Pradesh government late Monday evening imposed ... Read more...

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Malaysians get easy online access to PM


May 26th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 26 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, already in blogosphere tweeting to citizens, will next month introduce two new interactive platforms - a mobile application (app) ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Karvi women come up with a recipe for self-reliance


May 8th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Chitrakoot (Uttar Pradesh), May 8 (IANS) They are illiterate and have never undergone any vocational training, but they are churning out "recipes" of success and self-reliance from their kitchen!From just ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Manchester cathedral lands in row for promoting nudism


April 10th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 10 (ANI): A Church of England cathedral has come under fire for promoting nudism as 'wholesome' and 'liberating' on its website.An item promoting nudism was posted by staff at Manchester ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indian in US to fast in support of Anna Hazare


April 8th, 2011 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles/Washington, April 8 (IANS) Indians in Los Angeles are organizing a day-long fast Saturday in support of Indian social activist Anna Hazare's fast against corruption in India.The fast in ... Read more...

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Aniston feels she should have been a party planner


January 19th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Jennifer Aniston thinks she should have been a party planner as she has been organising successful parties for her friends for the past 15 years.The 41-year-old claims ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

No dieting for Rachel McAdams during holidays


December 27th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Canadian actress Rachel McAdams refuses to follow her strict diet regime during the festive season."The Notebook" star loves indulging in forbidden sweets and treats while joining her family ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Martial Law To Be Imposed In UK?


December 16th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The top police officials in the UK have hinted at the possibility of banning student marches and protest gatherings owing to some instances of violent protest ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Plot to bomb Pakistani PM’s rally foiled (Lead)


December 1st, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) A plot to bomb a public rally of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani in Pakistan's Sindh province has been foiled following the arrest of two ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Plot to blow-up Pakistani PM’s rally foiled


December 1st, 2010 - 8:41 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Pakistani security officials have arrested two militants and unearthed a plot to carry out a bomb blast at a public rally of Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

You bet! On Diwali, teen patti wins over poker


October 30th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) What is the favourite card game of Indians on Diwali? As much as people like to deal in poker throughout the year, their love ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

First invitee in Uttar Pradesh village is well, not relatives


October 20th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) Not the elders or close relatives who head the list of guests at weddings, birthday celebrations or social events in an Uttar Pradesh village, but it's the village ... Read more...

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