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16 members of a family slaughtered in Honduras


September 21st, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) Sixteen members of an extended family were killed Thursday in a remote area of the eastern Honduran province of Olancho, a relative of the victims said.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Eight die in Kerala rains, landslides


August 7th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), Aug 7 (IANS) At least eight people, including five of a family, were killed in Kerala as heavy rains lashed Kannur and Kozhikode districts, triggering landslides, officials said ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Katherine Jackson says she was on short vacation


July 27th, 2012 - 6:41 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 27 (IANS) Late singer Michael Jackson's mother Katherine caused a stir after it was reported that she was missing. However, she has now emerged and says ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Amitabh to carry Olympic torch


July 26th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will carry the Olympic torch Thursday, during the Olympic Torch Relay, organised ahead of the opening ceremony of the grand sporting extravaganza ... Read more...

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US police search for Michael Jackson’s missing mom (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:58 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US police are searching for Katherine Jackson, mother of late pop icon Michael Jackson, after her grandchildren were unable to get in touch ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Adele’s dad begs for forgiveness


July 16th, 2012 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) Singer Adele's father Mark Evans is begging her to forgive him after he left her and mother Penny when she was just three years old because he ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Minors kill grandmother to get cash for betting; 5 held


June 21st, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 21 (IANS) The Goa Police have claimed to have solved the murder of a 65-year-old woman with the arrest of five people, including two of her grandchildren. The ... Read more...

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Quickfix guide to Rio+20 (To go with Earth Summit at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil starts Wednesday)


June 19th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
What is Rio+20? Rio+20 is the short name for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development at Rio de Janeiro June 20-22, twenty years after the landmark 1992 Earth Summit in the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mandela looks healthy on TV


May 31st, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, May 31 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela has appeared on TV at his home in Qunu, Eastern Cape, looking healthy.The footage Wednesday shows Mandela receiving a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

British grandma assaulted by boys for a ring


May 19th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) A grandmother in Britain was left with bruises all over her body as two schoolboys assaulted her to snatch a 20-pound ring.Patricia Thistleton, 64, was left ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Man asks thieves to return 93-year-old tortoise


May 12th, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) A heartbroken owner of a rare tortoise in Britain has made an emotional appeal to the thieves to return his 93-year-old pet as he fears ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Apex court hints Pakistani virologist may get relief (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The government Monday resisted convicted Pakistani Mohammad Khalil Chisty's plea seeking permission to travel to his country but the Supreme Court indicated that it may ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Evicted grandmother chains herself to Spain’s central bank


May 1st, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 1 (IANS/EFE) A 76-year-old grandmother who lost her home to debt chained herself to the gate of Spain's central bank here Monday and asked Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy ... Read more...

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Chavez says he forgives those who desired his death


April 25th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, April 25 (IANS/EFE) President Hugo Chavez said in a videotape broadcast Tuesday that he has forgiven all those who have desired his death."For those who have bad wishes ... Read more...

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Asha Bhosle keeps grandsons away from today’s films


April 19th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Veteran singer Asha Bhosle is not too pleased with the "vulgar" content of contemporary films. So, she prefers to keep her grandchildren away from watching ... Read more...

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Woman, three grand children slaughtered in Rajasthan


April 16th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 16 (IANS) A 60-year-old woman and her three grandchildren, aged between 8 and 13, were found slaughtered in their house in a village on the city's outskirts Monday, ... Read more...

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Over 500,000 seek Spanish citizenship


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 2 (IANS/EFE) A total of 503,439 people, most of them in Latin America, have requested Spanish nationality by virtue of a law according to which the descendants of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Philip Madoc dies at the age of 77 years


March 6th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Philip Madoc has passed away at the age of 77 years. The Welsh actor reportedly passed away after a short illness. His agent told the Associated ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Judge to make rulings in the Jerry Sandusky case


February 13th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Judge John Cleland has ruled on all six petitions involving the case of molestation case against Jerry Sandusky. The judge had earlier ruled on Friday that ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Live peacefully, get good education: Osama told his kids


February 12th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) Slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden reportedly told his children to live peacefully in the West where they would get a good education, his brother-in-law ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Working for change in UP: A lot can be done (Comment, With Image)


February 9th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
This isn't a work of fiction, nor is it constructed to bash politicians or start a revolution, especially at a time when this sprawling state is going to the polls. It's ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

‘All in the Family’ director John Rich dies


January 30th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) All in the Family director, John Rich, has died from heart failure at the age of 86 years. The veteran television director passed away at his ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Theft of Rajendra Prasad’s watch being probed


January 3rd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 3 (IANS) Bihar Police have begun a probe into how the gold wrist watch of India's first President Rajendra Prasad reached Geneva in Switzerland after ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

TV actor Harry Morgan dies


December 8th, 2011 - 1:18 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Television actor Harry Morgan has died at the age of 96. Morgan is best known for playing the role of Colonel Potter in the iconic television ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Amy Winehouse’s dress sold for £43,200


November 30th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) During the 'Passion For Fashion' auction in London on Tuesday, the dress worn by late singer Amy Winehouse on the back of the album 'Back To Black' ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mahatma’s companion dead


November 28th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) Pushpa Ranjan Chatterjee, who fasted with Mahatma Gandhi in 1947 here against India's break up and communal riots, died at his home in Hooghly Monday, family ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Woman gifts socks, mittens to Medvedev, Putin


November 17th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 77-year-old Russian woman has gifted knitted socks and mittens ahead of winter to President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.At a meeting with ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Plan panel member calls for rebuilding trust in business


November 11th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Calling for rebuilding the rapidly dwindling trust in business enterprises, Planning Commission member Arun Maira Friday said that a partnership was needed between businesses, civil society ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Moscow holds contest for grandmoms


November 1st, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow will hold Wednesday its first contest for grandmothers, Moscow Super-Babushka 2011, authorities said.A total of 105 women aged over 50 have put forward their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Elderly woman murdered in south Delhi


October 31st, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) An 80-year-old woman was Monday found murdered in her ransacked house in south Delhi, police said. Her Nepali domestic help is missing.The dead body ... Read more...

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The more the merrier, says Mizo man with 39 wives, 94 kids


October 24th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Baktawng (Mizoram), Oct 24 (IANS) Many would consider it an achievement of Biblical proportions! With 39 wives and more than 120 children and grandchildren, all staying together, a tribal Christian ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

102-year-old Tamil Nadu civic poll winner knows target


October 23rd, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 23 (IANS) Two days after her victory in Tamil Nadu's civic elections, 102-year-old Thadagathi of Pudukulam village near Madurai in Tamil Nadu is eager to start work and ... Read more...

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Pakistani teenager seeks protection from ‘Swara’


October 14th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) A Pakistani teenaged girl who sought protection from Swara, a practice in which little girls are married off to members of rival families to settle old ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now chug into Mysore on ‘Malgudi Express’


September 25th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 24 (IANS) The Malgudi days are here again. And so is the "Malgudi Express" - chugging between Mysore and the Yashwantpur station of Bangalore.Fiction? No. In a tribute ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Alzheimer’s patients require love, care, medicines’


September 20th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) 'Pick laundry', 'Pay maid' and notes relating to other daily chores greet you as you enter Padma Narsimhan's room, where she sits in a corner ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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