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Please save Goa from drugs and garbage: German Goaphile (Letter from Goa)

June 23rd, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Anjuna/Panaji, June 23 (IANS) A German Goaphile has appealed to the state's chief minister to cleane Goa's coastline of drugs and garbage which he said was giving the state a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Goa church rues shrinking Christian numbers in Israel

June 11th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 11 (IANS) The Roman Catholic Church in Goa has expressed solidarity with Palestinians in general and Palestinian Christians in particular, in the face of what the Church has ... Read more...

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‘Goa-Oman direct flights could ease Goan NRI woes’

July 5th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 5 (IANS) Goa's Dabolim International Airport has been earmarked as an additional port of call for commercial planes from Oman, Goa's commissioner for Non-Resident Indian (NRI) affairs Eduardo ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Former Gujarat top cop Sreekumar seeks security for Sanjiv Bhatt

April 26th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 26 (IANS) Former Gujarat additional director general of police R.B. Sreekumar has urged the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team to provide security to senior police officer Sanjiv ... Read more...

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Bradley Manning treatment called ‘illegal and unconstitutional’

April 11th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 11 (ANI): Over 250 of America's leading legal scholars have described the treatment of American soldier Bradley Manning, who has been accused of leaking classified cables to WikiLeaks, as illegal, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

PM intervenes to bring down onion prices

December 21st, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Stepping in to tackle sky-rocketing onion prices, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday asked the agriculture ministry to take immediate steps to effectively deal with the situation.Official ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

PETA Offers To Pay Lindsay Lohan $50,000 Rehab Bill If She Turns Vegetarian

October 30th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) When on one hand the troubled actress Lindsay Lohan says that the rehab will kill her already dead career, on the other hand People for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

PCB to legally contest ECB charges

September 26th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 26 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is gearing up for a legal battle against the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), which has demanded an apology as well as ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Indian-origin Malaysian minister denies sex scam charges

August 17th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 17 (IANS) An Indian-origin minister in the Malaysian federal government has denied charges by a political opponent that he was involved in a sex racket and drug trafficking. Deputy Federal ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Obama tells Palestine President to have direct talks with Israel

August 1st, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.1 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has sent a letter to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas urging him to agree to go into direct talks with the Israelis next month, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UN rules out reopening Benazir assassination inquiry report despite Pak’s objection

July 9th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 9 (ANI): The United Nations (UN) has ruled out reopening of the inquiry report over former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's assassination following Islamabad's objection.Talking to journalists here, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Jon Stewart is not sexist’ according to Daily Show’s staff members

July 8th, 2010 - 3:10 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, July 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The female staff members of the Daily Show have come in defense of Jon Stewart and said that he is not sexist at all. They ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kalmadi seeks Gill’s help to reschedule India-Australia test series

July 2nd, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 2 (ANI): Chairman of the Organizing Committee for the Commonwealth Games Suresh Kalmadi has requested the Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports M.S. Gill to convince the Board ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

BB murder: Pak officials submit details of evidence collected from crime scene

May 13th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, May 13 (ANI): Pakistani police officials, who were accused of destroying vital ground evidence in the former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto assassination case, have submitted details of 30 articles and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bipartisan group of U.S. Governors call on Congress to stop EPA regulation of greenhouse gases

March 12th, 2010 - 3:29 am ICT by BNO News
LINCOLN, NEBRASKA (BNO NEWS) – A bipartisan group of U.S. governors sent a letter to Congress to stop a plan that will give the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the authority to regulate ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Office of New York Governor Paterson sends disapproving letter to New York Times

February 10th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by BNO News
ALBANY, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – The office of New York Governor David Paterson on Tuesday sent a disapproving letter to the New York Times regarding recent controversy that led to rumors ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sikh groups write to Obama, seek justice for 1984 victims

November 22nd, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 22 (IANS) Two Sikh organisations have written to US President Barack Obama, seeking his intervention in getting justice for thousands of victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots by taking ... Read more...

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After Ladakh, Chinese incursions now reported in Uttarakhand

September 13th, 2009 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
Dehradun (Uttarakhand), Sep.13 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has reportedly informed the Central Government about possible incursions by the Chinese in his state.Pokhriyal, quoting reports from locals in Rimkhim in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Support from Mumbai for controversial Goan Ganesh artist

August 19th, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 19 (IANS) Renowned Goan artist Subodh Kerkar, accused by rightwing groups of denigrating Lord Ganesh, has found support from Mumbai-based intelligentsia who have condemned the "aggressive political mobilisations based on ... Read more...

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Ex-manager to pen tell-all book about Paris Hilton

August 3rd, 2009 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Socialite heiress Paris Hilton's ex-manager Jason Moore, is reportedly planning to pen a tell-all book about her. Moore has reportedly approached a number of publishers about the book, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Website publishes sorry aftermath of British teenager’s killing in Goa

August 1st, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 1 (IANS) Fiona Mackeown, mother of slain British teenager Scarlett Keeling, was paid nearly 15,000 pounds by Channel 4 for selling exclusive television rights to report on her daughter's killing ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Pandemonium in J-K Assembly over Omar Abdullah’s role in sex scandal

July 29th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, July 29 (ANI): Pandemonium reigned in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly for the third consecutive day on Wednesday as the People's Democratic Party (PDP) sought a judicial probe into state Chief ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Obama strikes a personal note to Indian American

July 26th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, July 26 (IANS) Even as President Barack Obama deals with the opposition to his proposed health care bill, he found time to write to a Chicago-based Indian American about his ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister gets death threat

June 3rd, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 3 (IANS) Security at the residence of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Ram Naresh Yadav has been tightened following a threat from the Indian Mujahideen terrorist group to assassinate him, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |