last thursday

US fixed mortgage rates back to record lows


September 21st, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) US fixed mortgage rates this week fell back to record lows after the Federal Reserve announced last week a new round of quantitative easing, also known ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Karnataka legislators junket off, told to return at once


September 4th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary (Karnataka), Sep 4 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Tuesday directed a group of legislators touring South America to cancel the visit and return immediately, following public outrage ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Junketing at a time of drought


September 4th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 4 (IANS) It's the local variation of Nero fiddling while Rome burned. Or politicians enjoying themselves while people suffer.At a time when Karnataka has been hit by ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Why is Cristiano sad despite winning?


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 3 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo is sad. He said so himself following Real Madrid's 3-0 win at home to Malaga Sunday in a game where he scored the two ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Fresh violence rocks Assam’s Kokrajhar, Dhubri


August 26th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 26 (IANS) Fresh incidents of violence were reported Sunday from Assam's troubled Kokrajhar and Dhubri districts.Police recovered the body of a missing person near Bogribari area in Dhubri ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kerala prepares for Left-backed staff strike


August 20th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 20 (IANS) The Kerala government has made elaborate arrangements to deal with the day-long strike Tuesday by Left-backed state government employees, said Home Minister T. Radhakrishnan."In a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kamra airbase attackers were Pakistanis: Malik


August 19th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Rehman Malik has said the plan to destabilise the country will be foiled, as he revealed that the nine attackers of Kamra ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Spanish economy contracts


July 31st, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 31 (IANS) The Spanish economy contracted 0.4 percent in the second quarter of the year, the Spanish National Statistical Institute (INE) reported.The main cause of this economic downturn ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Man, teen sent back to US over exploitation fears


July 26th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) A man travelling with a teenage boy was sent back to the US following concerns that he planned to sexually exploit the youngster to tourists during ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Karnataka’s new minister gets bail in land grab case


July 18th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) Karnataka's new minister C.T. Ravi, who is also the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) state unit spokesperson, Wednesday secured anticipatory bail from the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Three British kids, father found dead in woods


July 17th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) British police, searching for a missing father and his three children, have found four bodies in a woodland beauty spot.Ceri Fuller, 35, had left his home ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Bodies of two mountain climbers found


July 16th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 16 (IANS/EFE) Two mountain climbers, one Spanish and the other Polish, were found frozen to death on the Dome du Gouter mountain at an altitude of 4,400 meters ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mines safety agency to help rescue Meghalaya miners


July 14th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 14 (IANS) A team from the Directorate General of Mines Safety (DGMS) will now oversee the operation to rescue 15 miners trapped in a flooded coal pit in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

I regret the day Surjeet Singh got released: Dalbir Kaur


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Dalbir Kaur, sister of Indian prisoner in Pakistan Sarabjit Singh, Monday said she regretted the day Surjeet Singh got released from a Pakistani prison."Surjeet Singh has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ingrid Gutierrez tells media that Drake started the Chris Brown brawl


June 18th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ingrid Gutierrez was at a nightclub when she eye-witnessed a brawl between US rapper Drake and R&B singer Chris Brown, during which she suffered a cut ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Three girls injured in Allahabad blast


June 13th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, June 13 (IANS) Three girls were injured here Wednesday when a crude bomb lying in a garbage dump went off, police said. The explosion is the third in Allahabad ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Controversial guru Nityananda in police custody (Second lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 13 (IANS) Controversial Hindu religious guru Nityananda Swami, who was missing from his ashram for five days following allegations of sexual exploitation of women, was Wednesday taken into ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Controversial guru Nityananda in police custody (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


June 13th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 13 (IANS) Controversial Hindu guru Nityananda Swami, who was missing from his ashram for five days following allegations of sexual exploitation of women, was Wednesday taken into "protective ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Arrest Nityananda, seal ashram, orders Karnataka (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) The Karnataka government Monday ordered arrest of controversial Hindu religious guru Nityananada Swami and sealing of his ashram complex near here following allegations of sexual exploitation ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

CM orders Nityananda’s ashram to be kept ‘under lock’


June 11th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 11 (IANS) The Karnataka government Monday ordered locking up the ashram near here of controversial Hindu religious guru Nityananda Swami following fresh allegations of sexual exploitation of women ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ronaldinho signs up with Atletico Mineiro


June 5th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 5 (IANS) Ronaldinho has signed up with Atletico Mineiro four days after quitting rival Brazilian football club Flamengo.Athletico Mineiro confirmed Monday they had signed on ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Justin Bieber sells out US gigs In 30 seconds


June 4th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tickets for Justin Bieber’s two at New York's Madison Square Garden sold out in 30 seconds. The Believe series of concerts across the U.S. were sold ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Footfall in Delhi metro normal despite petrol price hike


May 25th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The steepest-ever hike in petrol prices didn't seem to have deterred capital residents from driving their vehicles with the average footfall on Delhi Metro Thursday ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sakshi petition against CBI action dismissed


May 14th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 14 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Monday dismissed petitions by the Sakshi Group owned by YSR Congress Party leader Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy challenging the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mexican rights body probes attack on reporter


May 14th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 14 (IANS/EFE) The National Human Rights Commission, or CNDH, is investigating last week's attack on journalist Gerardo Ponce de Leon in Hermosillo, the capital of the northern ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

4 to 7 years’ jail for 40 convicted in fodder scam case


May 7th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 7 (IANS) A CBI court in Ranchi Monday awarded four to seven years imprisonment to 40 persons convicted in a fodder scam case and also slapped fines ranging ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Punjab’s long-march would tantamount to treason: Gilani


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:36 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said no province can launch a long-march against the federal government because such an act will tantamount to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Gilani pays lawyer for service


May 1st, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 1 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has sent a thank you letter to his lawyer Aitzaz Ahsan along with a token fee of Rs.100 for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan court to hear Gilani contempt appeal


May 1st, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 1 (IANS) A nine-member bench of the Pakistani Supreme Court will hear Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's appeal in the case in which he has been convicted ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

No action taken on troops’ movement to Delhi: Antony


April 30th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Less than a week after clarifying that the troops movement reported on the night of Jan 16/17 was "purely for training purposes", Defence Minister A.K. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Second abandoned infant found in Gurgaon in a week


April 18th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 18 (IANS) A new-born baby was found abandoned in Dundahera on the Gurgaon-Delhi border Wednesday, the second such case in less than a week, police said.The four-five days ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Flamengo players in tears after exit from Copa Libertadores


April 17th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 17 (IANS) Former Barcelona playmaker Ronaldinho said that Flamengo's players were in tears following their elimination from the Copa Libertadores.Despite winning their final group match against ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Brazilian cannibals made home movie of crimes


April 17th, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, April 17 (IANS/EFE) Two of the three suspects arrested for murdering, dismembering and eating their victims in the northeastern Brazilian state of Pernambuco made a home movie of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nine Peru miners rescued


April 12th, 2012 - 3:30 am ICT by IANS
Lima, April 12 (IANS) Nine miners who were trapped underground for seven days in Peru were rescued early Wednesday, authorities said.President Ollanta Humala said "mission accomplished" as he greeted them ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Nine miners trapped in Peru may be rescued soon


April 11th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, April 11 (IANS) Peru's nine miners, who have been trapped underground for six days, could be freed soon, a minister said.Minister of Women and Vulnerable Population Ana Jara told ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe