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India should address rights issues: Human Rights Watch


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 3 (IANS) India should accept the recommendations by UN member states to address the country's "most serious human rights problems", Human Rights Watch said Monday.During the September ... Read more...

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‘Common test will put rural students at a disadvantage’


May 28th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 28 (IANS) Anand Kumar, who founded the 'Super 30', Bihar's widely acclaimed free coaching centre, Monday said that despite the good intentions of the joint councils of IITs, ... Read more...

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Chinese teen commits suicide over dress code


May 1st, 2012 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) A 14-year-old student who jumped to her death in China to protest her school's dress code has triggered an online debate among the netizens.Ying Ying succumbed ... Read more...

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Ready to broker peace with Taliban: Sri Sri Ravi Shanker


March 19th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 18 (IANS) Art of Living (AoL) founder and spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shanker has offered his "good intentions and services" to the Pakistan government and said ... Read more...

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IT industry terms budget pragmatic, growth-oriented


March 16th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 16 (IANS) The buoyant Indian IT industry Friday termed the union budget 2012-13 as pragmatic and growth-oriented but expressed disappointment over it not exempting Special Economic Zone ... Read more...

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Ali Zafar strives for originality


March 2nd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Pakistani actor Ali Zafar, whose multi-faceted personality has his fans in awe, says a lot of people inspires him in his pursuit for creativity, but he ... Read more...

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Golden bust of Putin to be displayed


February 17th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A St. Petersburg jewelry company will display a 16.38-kg golden bust of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and later use the gold to make heart-shaped ... Read more...

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Mickey Mouse tweet lands Egyptian billionaire in court


January 10th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cairo, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Egyptian billionaire is going on trial for “insulting” Islam on Twitter. Coptic Christian Naguib Sawiris, regarded as one of the wealthiest men in Egypt, tweeted the ... Read more...

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Give us our bill or leave: Anna to government


August 21st, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) On the sixth day of his hunger strike, social activist Anna Hazare Sunday vowed to continue his protest to maintain pressure on the government till ... Read more...

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3.23 p.m. - the time when dieting fails


March 22nd, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) A myth that a midnight snack spelt doom for people on a diet has finally been broken. Experts say temptation for food is maximum during mid-afternoon ... Read more...

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Why you shouldn’t trust someone who scratches his or her nose!


February 19th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): Body gestures say a lot about a person - whether they look up or scratch their nose, or even tilt their head.Now, body language expert Peter Collett, author ... Read more...

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Saudi newborn’s father lands in trouble after kissing lady doc


February 1st, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb 1 (ANI): A man almost ended up in a court of law after kissing a woman doctor in Saudi Arabia upon hearing that his wife had delivered a baby boy.The ... Read more...

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Nearly 50pc Brit parents ‘too busy to read their child a bedtime story’


January 31st, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): Many of us have grown up listening to bedtime stories our parents read to us.However, a new British survey has revealed that this tradition is dying out - ... Read more...

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Slimming products may ‘up risk of heart attacks and strokes’


January 10th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 10 (ANI): Oz authorities have warned consumers about imported slimming products, citing the increased risk of heart attacks and strokes after consumption.Slimming products like tea, coffee and chocolate, many ... Read more...

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Couple Gives Condoms To Teenagers on Halloween


November 7th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Silverton, Nov 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Good intentions are not always appreciated. It is not just enough to have a good intention. In the case of Kathleen Harris, she felt that giving out ... Read more...

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Lindsay does drugs because she’s bored, says pal


September 22nd, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 22 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan's pal has claimed that the actress can't control herself from taking drugs because she's bored."Lindsay does drugs because she's bored," Fox News quoted a pal ... Read more...

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Study shows students need help to save money, but don’t always know it


August 26th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 26 (ANI): A new study has suggested that students could use help saving more money, but they don't always know it.Most people intend to save more money, and spend less, ... Read more...

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Development has now become the desire for the people: Nitish Kumar


August 21st, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 21 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said on Saturday that development is the key agenda in every state politics and he is very optimistic about it.Speaking at a ... Read more...

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‘Oil-munching bacteria’ may clean hard-to-reach oil pockets of Gulf spill


August 4th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 4 (ANI): Tel Aviv University researchers have used naturally occurring 'oil-munching bacteria' grown in labs to clean the hard-to-reach oil pockets that occur when oil mixes with sand and organic ... Read more...

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Even toddlers reward those with good intentions


April 8th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington Apr 8 (ANI): Toddlers as young as 21 months appreciate good intentions, and will do their best to reward the efforts of people who try to help them, a Queen's University ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama Launches Mortgage Help Program


March 28th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri DeyWashington, Mar 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Barack Obama declared recently that he would be pushing for a new plan that would be helping the underwater homeowners. Called the mortgage assistance ... Read more...

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Congress Says Yes To Jobs Bill


March 18th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Mar 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The jobs creation bill, worth 17.6 billion, has finally been passed by the Congress after having faced much problems in both the House and the ... Read more...

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Junichi Sato & Toru Suzuki plead not guilty in the Whaling trial


February 16th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Junichi Sato and Toru Suzuki are pleading not guilty in the Japan’s whaling trial. They are 2 Greenpeace activists, who were investigating alleged embezzlement in the ... Read more...

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Iran Still Not A ‘Nuclear State’: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad


February 12th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Thursday, Feb 11th, Iran celebrated its 31 Islamic Revolution by marching towards the Azadi Square in Tehran. On this occasion President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad addressed the ... Read more...

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Haiti president bemoans lack of coordination in aid relief


January 30th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, Jan 30 (DPA) Haiti President Rene Preval has criticised a lack of coordination among countries bringing aid to the Caribbean nation in the wake of the Jan 12 earthquake. Many donor nations ... Read more...

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Bin Laden’s son in Damascus after eight years in Iran


January 6th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, Jan 6 (DPA) Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's youngest son arrived in Damascus last month after spending eight years in Iran, the regional daily al-Sharq al-Awsat reported Wednesday. Omar bin Laden ... Read more...

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Cuba ready for `respectful’ dialogue with US


December 9th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 9 (EFE) Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez has said his government was ready for a "respectful" dialogue with the US and noted that there was "less tension" and "less ... Read more...

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Tobey Maguire to star in indie black comedy ‘Details’


July 8th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Tobey Maguire is set to star in an indie black comedy entitled "The Details", which is to be helmed by director Jacob Estes.The Spider-Man actor will share the ... Read more...

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Taliban not India is the real threat to Pak: Zardari


June 24th, 2009 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels, June 24 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said that India is no longer a military threat to Pakistan, rather it is the Taliban which is threatening peace in ... Read more...

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Kenya mulls dual citizenship


June 10th, 2009 - 3:24 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, June 10 (Xinhua) Kenya will allow dual citizenship if a new policy drafted by the immigration ministry is adopted by the government. The government is currently discussing the proposal submitted by the ... Read more...

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Dam Busters Sabotage Plan Foiled


May 26th, 2009 - 12:43 am ICT by GD
Four foreigners, trying to sabotage one of the largest hydro-electricity dams on Africa were arrested in Mozambique on Wednesday. They were caught putting an identified corrosive substance in the turbines of the ... Read more...

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Delay levy on firms for employing foreign workers: Malaysian minister


March 25th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 25 (IANS) As global recession-hit Malaysia tightens rules so that jobs are created for locals and entry of foreign workers is curbed, the Human Resource Minister Wednesday said he ... Read more...

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Forcing kids to clean their plates can turn them into overeaters


March 7th, 2009 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): Forcing your kid to eat cold, mushy veggies may do more harm than good, according to a new study.According to a research from Cornell University, although parents ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro hails Obama’s ‘honesty’


January 23rd, 2009 - 8:24 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Jan 23 (IANS) Ailing Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro has called new US President Barack Obama a "honest" person with good intentions, but expressed doubt whether he could transform those into ... Read more...

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Booze denied Winehouse crawling up to grab vacationers drinks


January 14th, 2009 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): It looks like Amy Winehouse, who is holidaying in Caribbean, is failing in her bid to clean up her act, for she has been spotted crawling up ... Read more...

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