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Half a billion Android devices activated: Google


September 13th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 13 (IANS) Google Wednesday announced that 500 million devices running on its Android operating system have been activated so far."Today is a big day for Android... 500 ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

ISRO’s 100th mission a milestone: PM (Lead)


September 9th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota, Sep 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday described ISRO's 100th space mission as "a milestone" following the successful launch of its rocket carrying two foreign satellites.ISRO's 100th ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Polio-free Southeast Asia within reach: WHO


September 5th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Eleven countries in Southeast Asia region are now on track to declaring the region polio-free as the last case of wild polio virus there was ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Heroine’ will be Kareena’s best film: Karisma


August 26th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 26 (IANS) Karisma Kapoor is extremely proud of her sister Kareena Kapoor, whose career is shaping up pretty well and feels that "Heroine" will be a milestone ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Toyata launches seventh generation Camry


August 24th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Automobile major Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) Friday launched the seventh generation of its luxury sedan Camry, priced at Rs.23.80 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).The car, which was ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Happy Birthday Demi Lovato


August 20th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Demi Lovato is celebrating her birthday today as she turns one year older. On 20th August, Lovato celebrates her 20th birthday which is considered as ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Big B, Judi Dench to launch Abu-Sandeep’s book in London (With Images)


August 11th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Designer duo Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla are set to formally launch their book titled "India Fantastique" to celebrate their silver jubilee in the Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

UN chief hails Sudan, South Sudan oil deal


August 7th, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 7 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the deal reached by the governments of Sudan and South Sudan overn oil and financial arrangements, Xinhua reported.The oil ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Delhi gets 70 more ambulances


August 6th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday added a fleet of 70 new smaller ambulances that will be able to ferry patients from congested areas.With the introduction of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

100 crore is the new silver jubilee: Abhishek Bachchan


August 4th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan, whose film "Bol Bachchan" has entered the Rs.100 crore club, says the figure has become new age Bollywood's 'silver jubilee' landmark.The actor ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pallavi Jaikishan goes traditional at LFW


August 4th, 2012 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Veteran designer Pallavi Jaikishan's collection made a grand opening at the 13th Lakme Fashion Week commencing here Friday, with the line displaying traditional wear for women ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Indian Olympic athletes appeal to root out polio


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) With no new polio case reported in the country for more than a year, Indian Olympic athletes Thursday appealed to parents to get their ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

SJVNL’s second plant to start power generation in December


July 25th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 25 (IANS) Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam's second plant in Himachal Pradesh will start generating power from December this year, a company official said here Wednesday.The generation in the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rohit Shetty feels the 100-crore pressure


July 25th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) He is one of the few directors with two back-to-back hits, which made it to Bollywood's Rs.100 crore club. His latest hit "Bol Bachchan" ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jeev, Lahiri qualify for weekend rounds at British Open


July 21st, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lytham St. Annes (England), July 21 (IANS) Jeev Milkha Singh and Anirban Lahiri made it a red-letter day for India at The Open Championship as they became the first two ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Curtains down on ‘Yahaan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli’


July 10th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) After enthralling audiences for over three years, popular TV series "Yahaan Main Ghar Ghar Kheli", is set to come to an end Friday.The show, produced ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Post Higgs, Cern turns spotlight on dark matter


July 8th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Post Higgs boson's discovery, touted as the biggest leap in physics, scientists at CERN are preparing to turn the spotlight on dark matter.Physicists believe dark ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Amitabh’s Twitter family crosses 3 mn


July 6th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan's extended family on micro-blogging site Twitter is expanding rapidly and has reached another milestone - it crossed the three million mark Friday."3 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New particle found, could unravel secret of universe (Second Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:40 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 4 (IANS) Science Wednesday moved one step closer to unlocking the secrets of the universe with a new particle that could be the elusive Higgs boson, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

I hold record of 22 films with new directors: Boman Irani


June 26th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Boman Irani worked in Rajkumar Hirani's first film "Munnabhai M.B.B.S" and recently teamed with Rajesh Mapuskar for his debut vehicle "Ferrari Ki Sawaari". The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Geary bags seventh Daytime Emmy


June 25th, 2012 - 6:29 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) Actor Anthony Geary has all the reasons to celebrate as he has bagged his seventh Daytime Emmy Award, making him the only actor to have ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Uttaran’ completes 900 episodes, team celebrates (With Images)


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Popular TV show "Uttaran", which had two generation leaps since it went on air in 2008, will complete a run of 900 episodes.The cast and the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Britain’s first gay civil marriage


June 11th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) A gay couple are believed to be the first in Britain to hold a civil ceremony in a church building, the Daily Mail reported Monday.Kieran Bohan ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

WHO lauds China’s smoking curbs


May 31st, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 31 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) Thursday praised China for its efforts to raise awareness on health risks caused by cigarette smoking."This year marks a milestone in ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Army trains youth for armed forces’ career


May 30th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 30 (IANS) Crossing yet another milestone of Operation Sadbhavna (Goodwill) the Army has started training the youth of remote and border areas for a career in the armed ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

China beat South Korea to reclaim Uber Cup


May 27th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Wuhan (China), May 27 (IANS) China reclaimed the Uber Cup badminton event after beating South Korea 3-0 in the final here.China blanked the South Koreans Saturday for their 12th Uber ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Toddler receives world’s smallest artificial heart


May 25th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) Italian doctors have saved the life of a 16-month-old boy after they implanted the world's smallest artificial heart in him, Daily Mail reported Friday.The device, which ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Partnership with Afghanistan to continue after 2014: Ban


May 21st, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 21 (IANS) The international community will continue partnership with Afghanistan after the withdrawal of NATO-led forces by the end of 2014, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has said.Ban made ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Russian auto-maker builds 27 millionth car


May 17th, 2012 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 17 (IANS) Russia's largest car-maker AvtoVAZ has built its 27 millionth car at the company plant in Togliatti city, RIA Novosti reported.The milestone car was a Lada Priora ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Germany to give $190 mn to Afghanistan after 2014


May 17th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 16 (IANS) Germany will give 150 million euros ($190 million) worth of cash aid to Afghanistan a year after international peacekeeping forces pull out on schedule in 2014 ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Adele’s ‘21′ world’s biggest-selling album


May 16th, 2012 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) British singer Adele has reached another milestone. She has become the fourth Briton in five years to record the world's biggest-selling album.Adele has sold 18 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

South Korea starts building two n-reactors


May 4th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South Korea started construction work on two nuclear reactors Friday in what President Lee Myung-bak described as a "big milestone" in the country's atomic industry, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Maruti Suzuki exports one millionth vehicle


April 30th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Passenger car market leader Maruti Suzuki Monday dispatched its one millionth vehicle, a red coloured hatchback A-star, for delivery in Denmark.The export vehicle left the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

HLL Lifecare floats subsidiary for vaccine complex


April 30th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 30 (IANS) Kerala-based HLL Lifecare, a mini-ratna PSU, has floated wholly-owned subsidiary HLL Biotechltd to execute the Rs.594 crore Integrated Vaccine Complex (IVC) coming up in Tamil Nadu.The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Chanderpaul in 10k club, says will help young batsmen


April 27th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), April 27 (IANS/CMC) Left-hander Shivnarine Chanderpaul, who became only the 10th player in history to surpass 10,000 Test runs, has pledged to continue helping the next generation of West ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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