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Thackeray slams Advani for ‘demoralising’ blog musings (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Hitting out at BJP leader L.K. Advani for predicting a non-Congress, non NDA government in 2014, Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Tuesday said it was ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Facebook has more than 83 mn fake users


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Social network Facebook has said there are now more than 83 million fake users on the website, BBC reported Thursday.The company said 8.7 percent of ... Read more...

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NC leader intensifies attack on Congress


July 10th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 10 ( IANS) Even as Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah is trying to strengthen ties with the Congress, his uncle and additional general secretary of the National ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Britain tops EU asylum seekers’ list


June 30th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Britain granted asylum to more people than any other European Union (EU) country last year, official figures show.Some 14,360 immigrants were given asylum within the UK ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hindu, Buddhist groups growing steadily in US


May 10th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) Hindu and Buddhist groups have grown steadily in the US, being concentrated in Texas, California, the New York Metropolitan Area, Illinois and Georgia, says a new ... Read more...

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Congress, NCP score well in five civic bodies’ polls


April 16th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Contrary to expectations, the ruling Congress-Nationalist Congress Party combine performed well in the elections to five municipal corporations, results of which were declared here Monday.Polling ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

UN launches anti-human trafficking drive in Portugal


April 14th, 2012 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Lisbon, April 14 (IANS) A United Nations' public awareness campaign against human trafficking has been launched in Portugal.Organised by the UN Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC), the drive was ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

UN recognises grim situation in Tibet: Sangay


March 24th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 24 (IANS) The United Nations has assured three Tibetan youth on hunger strike in New York that it will send a special rapporteur to Tibet to investigate the ... Read more...

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More Indians opting for public varsities in US


February 1st, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) With the rupee depreciating against the dollar and the economy taking a downward swing, more Indians are choosing to study at public universities in the ... Read more...

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More people leaving than immigrating to Spain


November 28th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 28 (IANS/EFE) The economic crisis that broke out in 2008 will result in a net outflow of people from Spain seeking work, the first time since figures have ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan faces winter of discontent: Daily


October 27th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 27 (IANS) Pakistan faces a winter of discontent as the number of impoverished is increasing at a galloping pace, a daily said Thursday."Two deaths in the last four ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Britain rioters were from 44 nations


October 24th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 24 (IANS) Robbers, vandals and thugs from 44 countries took part in the riots in August in Britain, a media report said Monday.The sheer number from different corners ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fast but not so furious - ‘Bikernis’ hit road (Feature, With Images)


October 20th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) With leather jackets on their slender shoulders and bulky helmets on the head, they zoom past crawling traffic with a gentle twist of the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Crisis in Nepal as PM quits (Lead)


August 14th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 14 (IANS) Nepal was plunged into a crisis Sunday with embattled Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal tendering his resignation late night after days of vacillating.The communist leader, who ... Read more...

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New Zealand man attempts hugging world record


July 2nd, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, July 2 (IANS) A New Zealand man is asking people to help break the world record for the largest group hug.More than 10,000 people are needed to break ... Read more...

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Kashmir militancy down by 50 pc: Police


June 19th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) There has been a 50 percent decline in separatist violence in Jammu and Kashmir this year, but crime levels in the state have increased, state Director ... Read more...

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Supporting tobacco control in India through media (Comment)


May 31st, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Together with China, India has been the focus of the world's attention this past decade for its economic potential and the huge opportunities the developed world sees in the Asian giant. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Forbes names Baidu founder Robin Li Chinese mainland’s richest


April 29th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 29 (ANI): Robin Li, CEO of China's top domestic search engine Baidu, has been named as the richest man among 115 billionaires in the mainland area by the Forbes magazine, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lobsang Sangay elected new Tibetan PM-in-exile


April 27th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 27 (IANS) US-based Lobsang Sangay, a 42-year-old who considers India his second home after Tibet, was Wednesday elected the new Kalon Tripa, or the Tibetan prime minister-in-exile. Sangay, a ... Read more...

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China has world’s most registered trademarks


April 21st, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr. 21 (ANI): An intellectual property rights (IPR) official said on Thursday that China has the world's most registered trademarks.Tian Lipu, director of the State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO), said China ... Read more...

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Oz govt. launches its new ‘Study Melbourne’ website in Hindi


April 15th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 15(ANI-Business Wire India): The education fraternity, today, witnessed the launch a new 'Study Melbourne' Hindi website by the Victoria Government to connect with Hindi-speaking audiences in India.The website, ... Read more...

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New York, Washington, 44 more US cities not white any more (Lead)


April 15th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) Whites in New York, Washington and 44 other metro areas in the US have been reduced to a minority, according to new census data. Hispanics account ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New York, Washington, 44 other US cities not white any more


April 15th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) New York, Washington and 44 other of America's 366 metro areas have flipped from majority white to majority populations of minorities during the last decade, according ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Burns ward at Delhi’s RML Hospital upgraded


April 8th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 8(ANI): Union Health and Family Welfare Secretary K. Chandramouli on Friday inaugurated the upgraded burns ward in the Department of Burns, Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery at New Delhi's Dr. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

By 2050, whites ‘will be the minority race in US’


March 26th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 26 (ANI): Whites will be a minority in the U.S. by 2050 as black and Hispanic birth rates soar, according to official figures.Hispanic, black and Asian people accounted for 90 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tibetan group supports Dalai Lama’s decision to retire


March 19th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 19 (IANS) The pro-independence Tibetan Youth Congress (TYC) has come out in support of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama's decision to retire and devolve his "formal authority" ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Number of cancer survivors rising in US: reports


March 11th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Mar.10 (ANI): The number of cancer survivors in the United States has risen from 9.8 million in 2001 to 11.7 million in 2007, according to a report released by the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Number of cancer survivors rising in US


March 11th, 2011 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 11 (IANS) The number of cancer survivors in the US climbed from 9.8 million in 2001 to 11.7 million in 2007, according to a latest report.Of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

E! Plans to Set World Record for Lady Gaga Impersonators


February 12th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 'E!' is planning to set a new Guinness World Record by creating the largest group of Lady Gaga impersonators during the Grammy Awards weekend. For those who wish ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Thousands of Indians entering US illegally through Mexico: Report


February 7th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Thousands of immigrants from India have crossed into the United States illegally in the last year through Mexico using what the Los Angeles Times calls ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nasa space telescope spots odd new solar system


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:48 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- NASA's Kepler mission has discovered a planetary system including six planets orbiting a Sun-like star called Kepler-11, located approximately 2,000 light years from Earth. "Kepler-11 is a remarkable system ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

More US job seekers head to Australia


December 28th, 2010 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) Facing a job crunch at home, more US citizens are heading to Australia where nearly 7,000 Americans are currently working on long-term visas, an 80 percent jump over ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sikhs, Hindus now part of middle-class Britain


December 14th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) "Long-established" Hindu and Sikh families in Britain are now being categorised as part of the country's middle-class, according to a survey that also revealed the changing societal ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Unemployed ‘as satisfied with life as they were before losing their jobs’


December 14th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): Losing a job is a profoundly distressing experience, but a recent analysis has found that the unemployed may be more resilient than previously believed.The vast majority of unemployed ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Housewives now AIDS’ worst victims in Nepal


December 1st, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 1 (IANS) Though hailed by the UN Wednesday - observed as World AIDS Day - as one of nearly three dozen countries to achieve a significant decline in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

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