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Russia world’s most educated country: Report


September 12th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has topped a list of the world's most educated countries, according to a new report that analysed education systems all over the globe.According to ... Read more...

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‘Damarukam’ treat for Nagarjuna’s fans


September 11th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 11 (IANS) Akkineni Nagarjuna's last Telugu release "Shirdi Sai" may have failed to create a stir at the box office, but director Srinivasa Reddy says he has whipped ... Read more...

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Indian sand artist wins prize in Denmark (With Image)


September 5th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) A sand sculpture on marine conservation created by Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has won the prestigious audience prize at an international sand art competition held ... Read more...

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French Company unveils ‘Gold PC’


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Sept 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A French Company is appealing to an IT savvy royalty with a historically inspired gold computer. The gold plate was George Chirita from Paris as the ultimate ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Miss Kerala 2012: Three selected, 19 more to go


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 3 (IANS) The hunt for final contestants of beauty pageant Miss Kerala 2012 has begun with three beauties getting selected and 19 more in queue to walk the ... Read more...

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Refrain from self-immolation, Tibetian government-in-exile appeals


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 2 (IANS) Expressing concern over the self-immolation protests in Tibet, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) based here Sunday appealed to its countrymen to refrain from such "drastic acts"."The ... Read more...

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World’s heaviest book displayed in UAE


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 21 (IANS/WAM) The world's heaviest book, "This is Mohammed", is currently on display at a mall in Al Ain, the garden city near Abu Dhabi.The Guinness World ... Read more...

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UAE to take part in London book conference


August 20th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Aug 20 (IANS/WAM) The UAE will take part in an international conference on books for young people to be held in London.The four-day 33rd International Board on Books for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Iranian leader asks Muslims to remain vigilant


August 19th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 19 (IANS) Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei Sunday urged Muslims all over the world to remain vigilant against the conspiracies of their enemies, Iran's state-run Press TV ... Read more...

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New networking site lets users travel, advertise virtually


August 19th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Worldfloat.com, a new social networking site, is enabling users to move around a virtual world where they can hang out with friends, shop in malls ... Read more...

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China world’s largest beer consumer


August 9th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) The quantity of beer consumed around the globe in 2011 increased for the 27th consecutive year, with China making up 25 percent of the sales.A report ... Read more...

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Oscar Pistorious’ inspirational photo doing the rounds


August 7th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A picture of the Oscar Pistorious, who is a double amputee and a participant in the 400 meter race in the Olympics, is doing rounds on ... Read more...

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New Barbie dolls for Olympics 2012


July 26th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Mattel Toys India has launched new editions of the "Barbie I Can Be" range of dolls to commemorate the entire female contingent for Olympics 2012, a ... Read more...

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Indian sand artist wins gold in Spain (With Image)


July 18th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 18 (IANS) Odisha-based sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik's sculpture of Hindu god Ganesha has won two gold medals at the just-concluded Solo International Sand Art Contest in Marbella, Spain, ... Read more...

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‘Joker’ trailer to release with ‘Cocktail’


July 8th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The first trailer of Shirish Kunder's "Joker", which is reportedly Akshay Kumar's 100th film, will release along with Homi Adjania's "Cocktail" when it hits ... Read more...

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Reduced sea ice, warming elevate Arctic temperatures


July 8th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 8 (IANS) Melting sea ice and global warming are elevating Arctic temperatures up to four times faster than the global average, according to latest research.Ian Simmonds, professor from ... Read more...

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Hardy misses spending time with son


July 7th, 2012 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 7 (IANS) Actor Tom Hardy feels sad that he is unable to devote adequate time with his four-year-old son Louis due to his work commitments.However, the 34-year-old ... Read more...

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Perry plans career break


June 30th, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry is planning to take a break from her busy career to cope with the split from husband Russell Brand."I'm going to go ... Read more...

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‘West Indies favourites for T20 World Cup’


June 28th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 28 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson believes that the West Indies will be the team to beat in the ICC Twenty20 World Cup which kicks off in Sri ... Read more...

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Vodafone India offers new international roaming pack


June 26th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Telecom service Vodafone India Tuesday launched an international roaming package under which subscribers can avail of 60 percent discount on services including voice and data."Vodafone ... Read more...

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China urges joint effort for sustainable development


June 21st, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 21 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao Wednesday urged the global community to make joint efforts to promote sustainable development."To jointly promote sustainable development, we should take ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

IGNOU online course on sustainable science


June 19th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started its admission process for an online diploma course in sustainable science, an official said Tuesday.The last ... Read more...

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Pakistan president to visit Russia


June 19th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari will undertake a three-day official visit to Russia between June 20-22 to participate in the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF), ... Read more...

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No 3D version for ‘Joker’: Kunder


June 15th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Shirish Kunder says that he has scrapped plans to release his next project "Joker" in 3D, considering the fate of recent 3D films at the ... Read more...

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Future will be chaotic with kids: Hurley


June 6th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 6 (IANS) Actress Elizabeth Hurley says managing her own son along with her cricketer beau Shane Warne's kids will make her life chaotic."My future plans are as ... Read more...

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‘India single most important focus’ for US luxury brand Zippo


June 6th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) India is the "single most important focus right now", says US luxury goods maker Zippo, which has just produced its 500 millionth lighter and is ... Read more...

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Dubai bans tobacco sale on World No Tobacco Day


May 31st, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 30 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Municipality has banned sale of tobacco products for 24 hours in the entire emirate to observe the World No Tobacco Day Thursday.The ban was announced ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Emirates to launch flights to Portugal


May 26th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 26 (IANS/WAM) Emirates Airlines will launch a daily non-stop service to Lisbon in July, the only Middle East carrier to serve Portugal.The service will start July 9. Portugal ... Read more...

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Austrian to circumnavigate world in small plane


May 12th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, May 12 (IANS) In a daredevil effort with a single-engine small aircraft, a 44-year-old Austrian recreational pilot has set off on a 48,000-km-long trip to circumnavigate the world.Helmuth Lehner, ... Read more...

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10 mn Indians wish to move to US: Gallup poll


April 25th, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Around 13 percent of the world's adults -- or over 640 million people -- would like to emigrate with roughly 150 million, including ten million Indians ... Read more...

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Ravens can recall faces, sounds years later


April 20th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, April 20 (IANS) Just as we remember faces and voices of several individuals, certain birds too can recall faces and sounds after a number of years, says a study. ... Read more...

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Dutch man fathers 82 kids


April 16th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) In a bid to help childless women become mothers, a 42-year-old Dutch man launched a free "baby making" service nine years ago. The man has sex ... Read more...

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Compound created to fight malaria-causing bug


April 5th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Research by a Yale University team has found a drug showing promise for neutralizing dangerous bacteria to prevent the malaria-causing parasite from growing, a statement ... Read more...

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Indians prefer banking over shopping on internet: Survey


April 4th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) A majority of Indians - 57 percent -prefer to use the internet for banking and other financial holdings than shopping online, according to a survey ... Read more...

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Madonna’s kids dislike her music


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 2 (IANS) She may have millions of fan across the globe, but pop diva Madonna says her children do not appreciate her music.The singer has four ... Read more...

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