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More incentives to renewable energy sector: Farooq Abdullah


September 13th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Generation-based incentives and depreciation allowance to incentivise generation of power from new and renewable sources will be at the top of the 12th Plan agenda ... Read more...

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Museum of erotic art attacked in Moscow


August 30th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A group of conservative Christian activists have continued their spell of attacks on the Museum of Erotic Art in Moscow, the museum administration said.The activists, ... Read more...

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Don’t want to make any more films: Hema Malini


August 24th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nathdwara (Rajasthan), Aug 24 (IANS) Actress Hema Malini, whose last production and directorial venture "Tell Me O Kkhuda" failed at the box office, says she is in no mood ... Read more...

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Now, a robot that will understand emotions


August 24th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Aug 24 (IANS) A robot being developed in Finland will be capable of recognising human emotions and understanding speech and gestures.Being created at the University of Oulu in Finland, ... Read more...

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Give kids their childhood back: Roshan Abbas


August 19th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Roshan Abbas is upset after watching the promo of a children's reality show and blasts show makers for exploiting little ones for TRPs. He has lodged ... Read more...

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Chimpanzee asks people to free him at Wales Zoo


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wales, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A chimpanzee has been filmed at Wales’s zoo asking to be freed from its enclosure. Visitors to the zoo took a video of this unusual request and ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Ukraine to unveil memorial to Steve Jobs


July 28th, 2012 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A memorial to late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs will be unveiled in the Ukrainian Black Sea port of Odessa.A two-metre, hand-shaped steel memorial has a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now control your car with a wink or nod!


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Engineers have come up with a new gadget to control a car's functions using nods and winks, thanks to the infra-red sensor mounted on the dash ... Read more...

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Raj-Uddhav Thackeray ‘bonhomie’ fuels political speculation


July 16th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) As Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Monday drove Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray, activists of both parties here wondered whether he succeeded in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bermuda U-18 coach replaced for Florida brawl


June 28th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton (Bermuda), Jun 28 (IANS/CMC) Bermuda's Under-18 cricket coach Andre Manders has been stripped of his duties for disciplinary reasons following a brawl that led to a first division match being ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chinese man wants gender changed at 84!


June 14th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 14 (IANS) A Chineses man wants to undergo surgery for getting his gender changed at a ripe age of 84.Qian Jinfan, a calligrapher by profession, in Guangdong province ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Argentinean football player shot in carjacking


June 14th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, June 14 (IANS) An Argentine football player, Mariano Campodonico, was shot in the leg when two assailants forced him and his two children out of the car and ... Read more...

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Deaf-mute can be credible witness: Apex court (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said a deaf-mute need not be prevented from giving evidence in court merely on account of his physical disability as he ... Read more...

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Microsoft India employees display innovative skills


May 17th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) Spectacles for the blind, a real-time communication between speech impaired and others and a guide to expecting mothers are some of the projects showcased by ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Show your mom you care!


May 11th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) She gave up her dreams to let you live yours and she egged you on whenever you felt low. So this Mother's Day Sunday, show ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Organise your time to keep romance alive: Alba


May 7th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 7 (IANS) Actress Jessica Alba says new parents should adopt time-management to keep their romance alive after having children.Alba admits that her relationship with Cash Warren has ... Read more...

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Star Trek-like hologram to revolutionise video conferencing


May 6th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 6 (IANS) Researchers have created a Star Trek-like human-scale 3D video conferencing pod that allows people in different locations to communicate as if they are standing in front ... Read more...

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Rachel McAdams, Michael Sheen to marry?


April 22nd, 2012 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Actress Rachel McAdams is reportedly set to marry beau Michael Sheen as both want to take their relationship to the next level."Michael is planning on ... Read more...

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Colombia’s FARC rules out surrender


April 20th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 20 (IANS/EFE) Colombia's FARC rebels said they won't surrender or lay down their weapons as a precondition for dialogue with the government of President Juan Manuel Santos."For our ... Read more...

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Baboons, infants show similar gestures


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) Baboons and infants show similar gesturing behaviour, suggesting shared communication systems.Both human infants and baboons have a stronger preference for using their right hand to gesture.It ... Read more...

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Two Russians detained for brawl on plane


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian couple engaged in a drunken brawl with French police on board a Brazil-bound plane in Paris, a media report said.A 30-year-old man and ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray hits out at uncle, Shiv Sena


February 14th, 2012 - 1:34 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) Hitting out at his uncle and Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray's comments about his mimicry, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena Chief Raj Thackeray Monday said he has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Deaf quicker at catching body language


January 13th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) Deaf people who rely on sign language are quicker at catching on to body language than people with normal hearing, reveals a study. The latest study ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

50 things that make people happy


October 29th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) Finding money in an old pair of jeans, having a picnic in the sun, getting flowers or chocolates from a loved one or a thank you ... Read more...

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I am extremely exhausted, tired: Shah Rukh


October 20th, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The eight-city tour to promote his dream project "RA.One" has left Shah Rukh Khan tired and exhausted, but the emotional bond with the film ... Read more...

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Apple wins battle to block Samsung tablets in Australia


October 13th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 13 (IANS) Apple won a victory Thursday in its global patent battle with rival Samsung when an Australian federal court judge granted a temporary injunction blocking the sale ... Read more...

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Krishna meets Khar, tells Pakistan to dismantle terror camps


September 27th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 27 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna has told his Pakistani counterpart that there cannot be a "selective approach" in the fight against terrorism and ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Daniel Bryan vs 2 Sin Caras?


September 17th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sin Cara made his way to the ring last night to meet his opponent, Daniel Bryan. The two men faced off on 'WWE Friday Night Smackdown' for the ... Read more...

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Yesteryear stars come alive on VHIMW ramp


September 3rd, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Raj Kapoor?s folded trousers, Dev Anand?s trademark style of draping stoles around his neck and the eclectic energy of Shammi Kapoor -- all came alive ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

China promotes calligraphy as hand-writing gets sloppy


August 28th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 28 (IANS) China's primary and secondary schools have been ordered to increase calligraphy classes as widespread use of computer keyboard has made children's handwriting "sloppy", the government said.A ... Read more...

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Anupam approaches film body to resolve dispute


July 29th, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) With a producer making a hue and cry over Anupam Kher's refusal to return the signing amount of "Gandhi To Hitler", the actor has now ... Read more...

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Three new-borns languish in Ghaziabad hospital


July 11th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 11 (IANS) Three newly-born children, including a pair or twins, are languishing in a hospital here with their mothers unable to care for them and no sign of ... Read more...

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Mumbai businessman held after suicide threat drama


June 20th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Ending a six-hour drama, police arrested a businessman in north Mumbai Monday after he threatened to kill himself if his woman partner was not brought to ... Read more...

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Ready to negotiate with China, says new Tibetan leader


June 18th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 18 (IANS) "We are ready to negotiate with the Chinese government any time, anywhere," said Lobsang Sangay, the prime minister-elect of the Tibetan government-in-exile.The new Kalon ... Read more...

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I can play any role, even a man: Shefali Shah


June 13th, 2011 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) She has dabbled with theatre, television and done eye-catching character roles in many noted films, including "Satya" and "Gandhi, My Father", but when the ... Read more...

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