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Heat wave bakes US, dozens dead


July 8th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (IANS) Unrelenting heat wave continued to bake much of the US, and it has caused the death of over 40 people so far.Saturday's temperatures soared over 100 ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Storms sweep US midwest


April 15th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) Over a dozen storms have swept through the US midwestern states, causing minor damage to property, the met office said.The region was battered by 17 tornadoes ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US manufacturing improves in February


April 10th, 2012 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) The US manufacturing improved in February as the industry continues its gradual recovery from the financial crisis in 2008.The Chicago Fed Midwest Financial Index (CFMMI) rose ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US tornado toll reaches 38


March 4th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, March 4 (IANS) The toll from storms and tornadoes that raked across a huge swath of the US midwest and south has risen to 38.The powerful storm system that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tornadoes kill 14 in US (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, March 3 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and an entire town was wiped out after tornadoes blew through the US heartland and inflicted extensive damage Friday afternoon, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Interracial marriages on the rise in US


February 17th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) Interracial and inter-ethnic marriages continue to increase in the US and the greatest growth has occurred among Hispanics and Asians, according to a report by the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tornados hit US’ South & Midwest


January 23rd, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At least two people are dead as storms battered US’ South and Midwest. Some states have issued tornado alerts to warn citizens of the storm.The two ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US housing prices dipped in October


December 28th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) Prices of single-family homes in the 20 largest US metropolitan areas fell 1.2 percent in October from the previous month and were down 3.4 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New home sales in US rose in November


December 24th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 24 (IANS/EFE) Sales of new homes in the US rose 1.6 percent between October and November to reach an annualized rate of 315,000, authorities said Friday.Yet the figure ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

US gun ownership highest since 1993: Report


October 27th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Forty-seven percent of American adults admit that they keep a gun in their household, which is the highest number recorded in almost two decades, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

9/11 permanently changed American lives: Poll


September 9th, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 9 (IANS) Ten years after the 9/11 terror attacks, 58 percent Americans believe that the tragedy fundamentally altered the way they live with 28 percent saying they have ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama tours Midwest on a $1.1 million bus


August 17th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Barack Obama is on a three-day tour to the Midwest where he hopes to revive his chances of retaining his seat during the 2012 US Presidential ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rapper Snoop Dogg takes football to Chicago


August 1st, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rapper Snoop Dogg has taken his football league to Chicago. Snoop outlined his plans on Saturday at the Chicago Indoor Sports Facility."The thing is if we don't ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

AppLabs opens office in Chicago


March 16th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 16 (IANS) AppLabs, a leading software testing and quality management company, has opened a new office in Chicago, US, to serve its customers in the Midwest region, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Neil Young announces his US tour


March 15th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Many musicians had tried all sorts of comeback without success but not the popular Neil Young. The awesome Rocker isn't just mounting the stage again but ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

End Of Road For Nancy Pelosi?


November 3rd, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a dramatic development the voters in USA toppled Nancy Pelosi the House Speaker from power and she is going to pave the way for John ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Republican party takes control of US House of Representatives


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3(ANI): The United States' Republican party have picked up enough seats to gain a majority in the House of Representatives, one of the two Houses of the US Congress, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

CBS Series “Undercover Boss” Features Frontier Airlines CEO


October 18th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) CBS reality series "Undercover Boss' was at its best when it returned last night with a brand new episode to entertain its viewers to the fullest. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Americans will re-elect Obama president, but only if Palin stands against him, finds poll


September 28th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 28 (ANI): A majority of Americans may vote against US President Barack Obama in the 2012 election, but he would come up on top if Sarah Palin is the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Misspelling In Public School Billboard Causes Embarrassment


September 25th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Misspelling can sometimes lead to disasters, and that is what has happened recently on a billboard for South Bend, Indiana public school billboard that invited passerby ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Sarah McLachlan Announces “Sarah And Friends” Fall Tour


September 9th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sarah McLachlan is up with a tour plan again. The Grammy Award-winning Canadian singer, song writer and musician announced her fall tour on Tuesday and maintained ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

PERFECT OPPOSITES Sunday, 29th August, 2010 at 1 pm


August 27th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In the Midwest of USA, the sweethearts Drew and Julia are graduating in the college. Drew convinces Julia to move with him to Los Angeles, where ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Being a Hollywood star is a third of Americans’ dream job


August 24th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 24 (ANI): A survey has revealed that nearly a third of Americans think that they should be in Hollywood and that being an actor or an actress is their ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gillespie takes coaching job in Zimbabwe


July 23rd, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 23(ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie is heading to Zimbabwe to take up the position as head coach of the Kwekwe-based MidWest Rhinos.The Midwest Rhinos' chief executive Kenyon ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Madonna, Cameron and Demi Moore offer dating advice for book


May 15th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 15 (ANI): Stars including Madonna, Demi Moore and Cameron Diaz have offered up their best dating advice for a new book designed to help men find girlfriends and keep ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Wakey Wakey To Perform Live In 11 Cities


May 4th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey May 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wakey Wakey, the Brooklyn based band, has recently announced its tour dates. This year, the band seems to be on a real roll. Besides the tour, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Verizon outage on the 3rd of March


March 4th, 2010 - 2:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Verizon’s outage on the 3rd of March, is causing a lot of agony to its users. Apparently the Internet and the email services have been affected. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Time constraints make older adults turn to net to find love


February 14th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 14 (ANI): Older adults turn to the Internet to find "The One" largely because of the time constraints in their busy lives, experts have observed.Alicia Cast, the Iowa State University ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

“American Pickers” Instills The List To Protect America’s Rich History


January 19th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Looks like 2010 is a wonder year for the television aficionados. January is not yet over and already some great shows have been either announced, released ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chicago stunned at early exit from Olympic bid


October 2nd, 2009 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 2 (DPA) Thousands of disappointed Chicagoans streamed out of their planned public celebration Friday when their city fell out of the Olympic bidding process unexpectedly at the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

New TV show ‘The Middle’ premieres today on ABC


October 1st, 2009 - 2:47 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sep 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new comedy series, The Middle premieres today which reflects on the common sense of a mother in relation to the live of a middle class ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pitt calls Cruise’s Nazi flick ‘Ridiculous’


August 24th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by IBNS
By Abhiroop MukherjeeAug 24 (IBNS) Riding high on the success of World War II actioner Inglorious Basterds, Brad Pitt said that Tom Crusie Valkyrie, which was also about World War II, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pitt brands Cruise’s ‘Inglourious Basterds’ a ‘ridiculous movie’


August 22nd, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 22 (ANI): Brad Pitt has branded Tom Cruise's new Nazi flick 'Inglourious Basterds' "ridiculous"."The second World War could still deliver more stories and films, but I believe that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mickey Rourke blasts ‘casting couch’ directors


June 9th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): Mickey Rourke has blasted Hollywood's casting couch culture, insisting that some directors abuse their position to bed aspiring young actors.The Wrestler actor revealed that he had seen girls ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Remarks by President Barack Obama on the auto industry


March 30th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The following are Barack Obama's prepared remarks about the auto industry.One of the challenges we have confronted from the beginning of this administration is what to ... Read more...

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