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Kiwi rescuers free baby seal entangled in a thong

September 6th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) A seal pup in New Zealand had a lucky escape after getting entangled in a thong which rescuers found wrapped around its neck.The creature was swimming ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Poor show in parliament again - but it was not like this earlier

September 2nd, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) As another parliament session nears its end marred by continuous holdups and with little work done, the 15th Lok Sabha will go down ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Olympic badminton: Kashyap enters quarters, creates history (Lead)

August 1st, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Shuttler Parupalli Kashyap created history by becoming the first Indian male player to enter the singles quarter-finals at Olympics, defeating Sri Lankan Niluka Karunaratne in three ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Djokovic thrashes Roddick at Olympics

August 1st, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Second seed Novak Djokovic demolished Andy Roddick of the US to reach the third round at the London Olympics here Tuesday.Djokovic, the Beijing bronze ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Time to ‘pack up’ were Rajesh Khanna’s last words, says Big B

July 19th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) "Time ho gaya hai, pack up". Those were Rajesh Khanna's last words, says Amitabh Bachchan in his blog.Amitabh wrote that a close functionary told him ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Baby’s cancer removed while in mother’s womb

June 23rd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) An unborn baby girl in the US was detected with an extremely rare cancerous tumour in the mouth, but doctors successfully removed it in one of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Flesh-eating bacteria victim Aimee Copeland speaks for first time since her hospitalization

May 30th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Georgia, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Aimee Copeland, the young woman whose left leg, right foot and both hands had to be amputated because of the effects of a flesh eating bacteria, spoke ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

O’Sullivan beats Carter to win fourth world snooker crown

May 8th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield (England), May 8 (IANS) Ronnie O'Sullivan defeated Ali Carter 18-11 to win the World Snooker Championship here. O'Sullivan, who has slipped to 13th in the world rankings, led the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Obama urges Congress to pass ‘Buffett Rule’ for higher tax on rich

March 31st, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) US President Barack Obama urged Congress Saturday to pass the "Buffett Rule" tax plan, which is designed to increase the tax rate on the wealthiest ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian tea makers fear lacklustre exports

March 28th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) Indian tea exporters see little chance of a rise in the export of the brew in 2012 compared to last year, with the continuing Iran payment ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Donna packs off Kyra in ITF tennis championship

March 23rd, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 23 (IANS) Croatian teenager Donna Vekic stopped the dream run of Indian wild card Kyra Shroff with a 6-1, 7-6 (4) win in the semifinals and set up ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

10 confirmed dead after China boat capsize

February 14th, 2012 - 8:11 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 14 (IANS) At least 10 bodies have been retrieved and one person is still missing nearly two weeks after a boat capsized in central China's Hunan province, according ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Arthur hints at retaining bowling attack for SCG Test

December 31st, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 31 (IANS) Australia coach Mickey Arthur has hinted at retaining the same bowling attack for the second Test against India starting Jan 3 here at the Sydney Cricket ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mercury rises but Kashmir still freezing

December 29th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 29 (IANS) The minimum temperature rose slightly in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Thursday but at minus 2.3 degrees Celsius failed to provide relief from the extreme ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Jose Mourinho’s men eye top spot in Champions League Group D

November 21st, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 21 (IANS) Real Madrid will be looking for a victory to assure their qualification for the last 16 of the Champions League as group leaders when they face ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

China to create 2 mn jobs for social workers

November 10th, 2011 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 10 (IANS) China is stregthening its social sector by offering about two million job opportunities, having observed the declining number of social workers in the country.As part of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Obama unveils deficit reduction plan

September 19th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) President Barack Obama Monday unveiled plans to reduce the US deficit and to kick-start economic growth."Washington has to live within its means," Obama said in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Apple pushes BlackBerry to third spot in smartphone market

July 6th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 6 (IANS) There is more bad news for slipping BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM). According to the latest smartphone market data, BlackBerry is at third place as ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US experts to help ONGC cap gas leak at Tripura well

June 18th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 18 (IANS) State-owned exploration giant ONGC has sought US experts' help to plug a leaking gas well in western Tripura from which natural gas continued to gush out ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Air India to focus on innovative regional routes to shore up growth

May 23rd, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) National carrier Air India Monday said that it will focus on innovative regional routes, including tier-two and tier-three cities, to shore up its domestic market ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Azlan Shah Cup: Rupinder drag-flicks India past Britain 3-1

May 6th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 6 (IANS) Rupinder Pal Singh's drag-flicked hat-trick steered India past Britain 3-1 in the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup hockey here Friday.In the other match of the day, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US would have captured Osama alive if possible: White House

May 3rd, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan has said that the US Navy Seal team that killed Osama bin Laden Sunday in Pakistan would have captured al Qaeda's leader ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Jammu, the refugee city of India (Part-II)

May 3rd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Chunni claims that Jammu has more displaced persons than any other city in Asia. Whether they came in 1947, 1965 and 1971 or due to militancy in the Kashmir Valley from 1989 ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Actresses end up playing wives and girlfriends: Lara Dutta (Interview)

April 30th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Hindi film heroines still get little chance to take on the burden of a film and end up playing wife, girlfriend or love interest, says ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

How many were caught in shoe factory fire? (Lead)

April 29th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Confusion prevailed Friday over how many people were working in the Delhi shoe factory when it caught fire two days ago, killing at least 10 ... Read more...

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Chelsea can still win Premier League title: Ancelotti

April 21st, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21(ANI): Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti believes that his team can still retain the Premier League title.Ancelotti's comment comes after Chelsea moved into second place in the points' table with a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Italian soccer club orders wives, girlfriends to keep players happy

April 21st, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 21 (ANI): Italian soccer club Napoli has ordered the wives and girlfriends to keep the players happy as the Serie A season reaches a climax.According to the Gazzetta dello ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Shoplifting is immoral but downloading music illegally is ok, say students

April 14th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): A new study has found that college students view shoplifting as immoral, but are not exactly motivated to follow the laws governing digital music piracy.The finding underscores ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sea water off Kukushima has high level of radioactive iodine

March 24th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Radioactive iodine in seawater near an outlet at the Fukushima 1 nuclear power plant has been detected at 147 times the safety limit, the Kyodo ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pleasant Sunday morning in capital

March 6th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) With a gentle spring breeze blowing and flowers in full bloom, Delhiites woke up to a pleasant Sunday morning with the minimum temperature recorded at ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Aircel launches 3G services in India

February 23rd, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.23 (ANI-Business Wire India): Telecom major Aircel has launched its 3G services on its home turf of Chennai.Aircel has an all-India subscriber base of over 50 million and is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

This Indian team can fight till the last ball: Harbhajan (Interview, World Cup Countdown)

February 8th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Harbhajan Singh lists a whole lot of pointers to cite why India can hope to go far in the upcoming World Cup, the uppermost ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

24 whales euthanised in New Zealand

January 21st, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Jan 21 (IANS) A pod of 24 whales, found in the mudflats in Parengarenga Harbour in New Zealand's far north Friday morning, was euthanised after the authorities realised it was difficult ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Shahrukh, Ajay & Akshay To Compete At The Box Office Next Diwali

December 22nd, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Diwali has always remained a popular target for the release of the big budget Bollywood films. Filmmakers and stars always look forward to have a release date around Diwali because ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘No Pakistani safe across the globe following Aafia’s 86-year prison sentence’: IJN

December 22nd, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Dec 22 (ANI): Criticising the justice system in the United States as biased towards Muslims, the executive director of the International Justice Network, Tina Monshipour Foster, has said that following the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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