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India’s power grid fails for the second day


July 31st, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Energy crisis is a problem that has been a big problem in the past and is still affecting many nations. Experts are on their toes ensuring ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Economic growth to be above 8 percent, steps for foreign investments: Chidambaram (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Exuding confidence that the Indian economy will bounce back to a growth rate of above 8 percent, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Thursday steps ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Goa mourns its very own Jairam Ramesh-like green minister


March 21st, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 21 (IANS) Merely two days after announcing concrete measures to save Goa's forests and curb indiscriminate mining here, the state's very own 'Jairam Ramesh-in-the-making' Forests and Environment ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Illegal mining report looms large over Goa (Goa Newsletter)


March 17th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 17 (IANS) The spectre of the Justice M.B. Shah Commission report on illegal mining in India looms large over Goa.The findings of the report, submitted to the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Two-nation theory, alive and well: Former Pakistani minister


January 26th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Former Pakistani information minister Javed Jabbar feels the two-nation theory is "alive and well" in the sub-continent as Pakistani had its "own distinctive outlook on ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Biggest moment when Michelle wore my dress: Naeem Khan (Interview)


November 1st, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Michelle Obama, Beyonce Knowles, Eva Longoria and Lady Gaga. With a client list as formidable as that, it's little wonder that New York-based Indian designer ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Justin Bieber will be forgotten: Vanilla Ice


July 25th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Rapper Vanilla Ice suggests teen sensation Justin Bieber to enjoy his success when he can because his fame won't last.The "one-time" hitmaker, was catapulted to fame ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Whoopi Goldberg smoked cannabis before accepting her 1992 Oscar


March 25th, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Whoopi Goldberg according to the celebrity website TMZ smoked cannabis before mounting the stage to accept her award as best supporting actress in 1992 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Laser can revolutionise data transfer, communication


March 7th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) A new laser can deliver error-free data at a record speed of 40 gigabits per second, four times the current speed, thus paving the way for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pak’s nuke arms expansion posing direct challenge to US policy: Report


February 1st, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 01(ANI): The new US intelligence assessment that Pakistan has steadily expanded its nuclear arsenal, and is on a path to overtake Britain as the world's fifth largest nuclear weapons ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Democrats Submit Bill to Sell Hawaii Obama Birth Certificate $100


January 29th, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new bill which has been concocted by the Democrats would charge citizens a hundred dollars for copies of the alleged birth certificate of Unites States President Barack ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Era of first fast growth of the most massive black holes determined


December 28th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): Scientists from the Tel Aviv University have determined that the era of first fast growth of the most massive black holes occurred when the universe was only about ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

State-run, private Indian firms tie up for Africa projects


December 12th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The state-run Engineering Projects India (EPI) Saturday signed an agreement with Universal Empire Infrastructures Limited (UEIL) to secure high value infrastructure development projects in Africa and South ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Japanese Probe Misses Venus, Next Chance:Six Years


December 10th, 2010 - 1:55 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Japanese probe which was due to orbit Venus has missed it’s mark, and was taken by the gravitational pull of the sun. This is a huge setback ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Myspace Put “On Notice” By News Corp


November 5th, 2010 - 10:17 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a report from the AFP, Myspace has been put on notice by Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp, after the losses at the shrinking social network became unsustainable. Myspace ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Russia Stops One Fifth of the Word’s Spam, By Stopping 1 Guy


October 28th, 2010 - 11:57 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thanks to the efforts of the Russian authorities, you can now expect to have twenty percent less junk mail than previously, after they cracked down on just one ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

J.K. Rowling WIns Hans Christian Andersen Literature Prize


October 20th, 2010 - 2:59 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) J.K. Rowling, author of the ‘Harry Potter’ series of books, has won the Hans Christian Andersen Literature Prize, making her the first ever recipient of the ... Read more...

Posted in Books |

11 dead in Russia flooding


October 17th, 2010 - 5:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 11 people were killed due to flooding in southern Russia caused by overflow of rivers after torrential rains, an official said."According to the latest information, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Could Harry Potter Return? Author JK Rowling Says Maybe


October 5th, 2010 - 2:09 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As The Associated Press points out, JK Rowling told Oprah Winfrey in a taped interview, which was aired on Friday, that it is possible that she ... Read more...

Posted in Books, Entertainment |

Secretary of Education Arne Duncan Announces $100M In Grants


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:05 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Secretary of Education, Arne Duncan announced today that almost one hundred million dollars in grants will be issued to help state and local initiatives which will improve ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

For 80mn years, Tyrannosaurs were the size of humans


September 17th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 17 (ANI): Tyrannosaurus rex might be known as those giant-sized dinosaurs, but for their first 80 million years, they were small-timers-no bigger than humans, say researchers.Recent fossil finds-including six ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Taliban urges Pakistan to refuse international aid


August 11th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Peshawar, Aug 11 (DPA) Taliban militants asked the government of Pakistan Wednesday to boycott the international relief assistance for flood victims. The call came as the UN announced a formal appeal for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UN appeals for aid as floods cause havoc in Pakistan


August 11th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 11 (DPA) The UN planned to launch an appeal Wednesday for international aid for victims of Pakistani floods that continue to spread. The floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Don’t want to see days like 1990’s again: Pranab


August 5th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday invoked memories of India mortgaging its gold in banks abroad to wriggle out of a balance of payment crisis in the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hubble discovers hyperfast star hailing from Milky Way’s core


July 23rd, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 23 (ANI): NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has come across a hypervelocity star - which is moving three times faster than our sun - hailing from the Milky Way's core. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Study: Airline Food could be a threat for your health


June 29th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jun 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Catering services that provide food to tens of thousands of airline passengers do put the health of the passengers in risk, because of poor and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Earliest evolutionary history’ of Milky Way revealed


June 22nd, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): German astronomers have been successful in investigating for the first time the "earliest evolutionary history" of the Milky Way.According to the scientists from the Argelander Institute for ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Punjab Police recovers huge cache of heroin, ammunition


June 11th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, June 11 (ANI): Punjab Police Special Operation Cell (SOC) has seized a huge cache of heroin and ammunition along the India-Pakistan border in Amritsar District.Addressing the media on Thursday, Additional Inspector ... Read more...

Posted in National |

FDA Says J&J Knew of Problems With Motrin for 2 Years


May 28th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a report by the Associated Press it was brought to the attention of the world that Johnson and Johnson knew of issues with Motrin as ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

81 arrested in South Africa as protests continue


May 27th, 2010 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, May 26 (DPA) A wave of strikes and protests continued Wednesday in South Africa with police arresting 81 striking workers in the Eastern Cape province during a violent demonstration, a little ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tyrannosaurus Had A Smaller, Australian Forefather


March 29th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Victoria, Australia, Mar 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent discovery has led the scientists to the conclusion that the gigantic Tyrannosaurus Rex might have had a smaller cousin. The smaller edition ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Titanic’ to be re-released in 3D, says James Cameron


March 16th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 16 (ANI): Director James Cameron has revealed that he will re-release his 1997 hit 'Titanic' in 3D.The movie may hit screens in 2012, to mark 100 years since the sinking ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Avatar to have a summer re-release with some extra scenes?


March 15th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The biggest grossing movie of all times - Avatar might have a re-release in the summers. Speculations are rife that the movie might have minted ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Titanic’ in 3D by 2012


March 15th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) Acclaimed filmmaker James Cameron has confirmed that he'll bring the 3D version of "Titanic" on the big screen by 2012. "We're targeting spring of 2012 for the release (of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lindsay Lohan Sues E-Trade Over Milkaholic Baby Ad


March 10th, 2010 - 4:21 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lindsay Lohan, in what some people are calling a "fantasy that is out of touch with reality," has announced that she is suing the company known ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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