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‘Paagan’ - dissatisfying comedy caper (Tamil Movie Review)


September 8th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Paagan"; Cast: Srikanth, Janani Iyer, Kovai Sarla, Soori and Pandi; Director: Aslam; Rating: **If you're a director under the assumption that comedy always works in your favour, then I'm sorry ... Read more...

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Breakthrough can boost lab test’s sensitivity


June 4th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) A breakthrough in nanotechnology would boost a lab test's sensitivity more than three-million-fold, vastly improving early detection of cancer, Alzheimer's disease and other disorders, a study ... Read more...

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Briton held for sexual assault in Beijing


May 10th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) A Briton has been detained in the Chinese capital for getting drunk and allegedly sexually assaulting a woman on the side of a road, police said ... Read more...

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Conficker worm a continuing threat: Microsoft


April 26th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Redmond (Washington State), April 26 (IANS) Software giant Microsoft Thursday said the Conficker worm was detected approximately 220 million times worldwide in the past two-and-a-half years, making it one of ... Read more...

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Scientists explain obscene growth of black holes


March 25th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 25 (IANS) A new theory about why black holes become so hugely massive has been put forth by astronomers from University of Leicester, UK and Monash University, Australia.Andrew ... Read more...

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‘Invisible children’ 2012 campaign launched to bring Kony to justice


March 7th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Invisible Children," a non-profit organization, has launched an ambitious campaign to bring Ugandan rebel leader Joseph Kony to justice. Kony, who is the leader of the ... Read more...

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Soon ‘test tube’ meat on dining table


February 20th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) With scientists perfecting the art of growing beef in the lab, the world's first test tube hamburger will be served later this year, The Telegraph reported ... Read more...

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Angry Birds game now on Facebook


February 15th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) The Angry Birds game that has been downloaded 500 million times has been launched as a free version on social network Facebook.In the game, players ... Read more...

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New app helps find who ‘unfriends’ you on Facebook


January 31st, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) People who have been "unfriended" on social network Facebook can now check out the person through a new software that can be installed in any ... Read more...

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Guy voice behind Honey Badger video revealed


January 27th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After months of speculation, the voice behind the honey badger video on YouTube has been revealed. The video which was released on YouTube last year has been ... Read more...

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Voice behind “The Crazy Nastyass Honey Badger” video identified


January 26th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The "The Crazy Nastyass Honey Badger" video is one of the most popular videos on YouTube. Since the video was uploaded about a year ago, the ... Read more...

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Wikipedia says blackout was a success


January 19th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales hailed the website's 24-hour blackout protest as a success, suggesting it galvanised opposition to anti-piracy legislation in the US Congress, the ... Read more...

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Life has been rough since divorce: Aguilera


January 12th, 2012 - 3:54 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) Singer-actress Christina Aguilera says her life has been tough after parting ways with husband Jordan Bratman."That was a rough year. Between my divorce and the ... Read more...

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Rare 1793 Penny fetches more than $1 million at Florida auction


January 9th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Jan 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A rare coin has been bought for more than 10 million times its value during an auction. The 1793 penny may be one of the first ... Read more...

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Fenton gets festive in viral makeover


December 16th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A British man’s quest to stop his dog has become an Internet sensation and it promises to make people millions as well. Max Findlay never knew that ... Read more...

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Littlewoods Facebook TV Christmas advert upsets parents


November 25th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Furious parents were left with very little options after the Advertising Standards Authority announced that it has no power to pull off an ad by Littlewoods which ... Read more...

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Comic book worth $15000 stolen from a Nebraska house


November 17th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Lincoln, Neb., Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A thief stole a $15,000 comic book from a house in Nebraska, police say. The pricey book was stolen and the owner does not when it ... Read more...

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YouTube pays 100,000 pounds for British family’s video


November 14th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Video sharing website YouTube has paid a British family 100,000 pounds for homemade video clips of their three children.Howard Davies-Carr, the 42-year-old father of Charlie and ... Read more...

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When Rama met Hanuman - a short, delightful take (IANS Book Review)


October 19th, 2011 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Book: "Valmiki Ramayana: The Book of Wilderness"; Translated and Abridged by: Arshia Sattar; Publisher: Penguin, Pages: 150; Price: Rs.99When a story told a million times and a mythology tale one has ... Read more...

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Antoine Dodson arrested yet again


September 26th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Antoine Dodson has been arrested again for the second time in less than half a year. The Internet sensation, who came to the spotlight after his ... Read more...

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Britons say sorry eight times a day


September 14th, 2011 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Britain is a country of "over-apologetic" people who say sorry up to eight times a day. And most of the time for things that are not ... Read more...

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Finnair plans video game contest on Singapore flight


September 1st, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair Thursday said it will host a competition Sep 20 for its Helsinki-Singapore flight passengers, who will play the popular video game Angry ... Read more...

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Rapper Kreayshawn’s Twitter account hacked


August 30th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rapper Kreayshawn woke up on Monday to realize that her Twitter account has been hacked. Writing on her blog shortly after realizing what had happened, Kreayshawn ... Read more...

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I stand by Om Puri: Anupam Kher


August 29th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Actor Anupam Kher, a staunch supporter of Anna Hazare's anti-corruption movement, came out in support of his industry colleague Om Puri who is facing ... Read more...

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4-year-old preacher Kanon Tipton enthralls audiences


August 17th, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At the age that so many people are learning to talk, Kanon Tipton was teaching others about Jesus Christ. The 4-year-old is regarded as the world’s youngest ... Read more...

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Rebecca Black leaves school because of bullying


August 11th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Teenage singer Rebecca Black has pulled out of her school because of bullying. The 14-year-old became an instant sensation hated and loved in the same measure ... Read more...

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Amber Rose gets boyfriend name tattooed


July 14th, 2011 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Model Amber Rose has permanently declared her love for rapper boyfriend Wiz Khalifa by having his name tattooed on her finger.Rose, who previously romanced Kanye ... Read more...

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Magnetic computers could use million times less energy


July 6th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) Future computers relying on magnetic microprocessors could consume a million times less energy than current models. Today's silicon-based microprocessor chips depend on electric currents, or moving ... Read more...

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Nicki Minaj breaks record for most-viewed music video


June 23rd, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nicki Minaj has broken the record for the most-viewed music video on the Music Choice channel’s Video On Demand Service. Minaj’s single "Super Bass" was viewed ... Read more...

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Light-induced magnetic effect ‘can produce solar power without solar cells’


April 20th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): Newly observed magnetic effect induced by light can produce solar power making semiconductor-based solar cells redundant.According to scientists at the University of Michigan, a newly observed "dramatic and ... Read more...

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Updates on social networking sites worth more than $30m a day


April 13th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 13 (ANI): Penn State researchers have claimed that updates on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and other real-time content sites could be worth more than 30 million a day, or nearly ... Read more...

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Highly radioactive water leak in tsunami hit Fukushima nuke plant plugged: TEPCO


April 6th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Apr 6 (ANI): Tokyo Electric Power Corporation has claimed that it has succeeded in stopping highly radioactive water from leaking into the Pacific Ocean from the earthquake-cum-tsunami hit Fukushima Daiichi nuclear ... Read more...

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Outflow of highly radioactive water from Japan n-plant stops (Lead)


April 6th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The outflow of highly radioactive water into the sea from Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has stopped, the Kyodo news agency reported Wednesday.In an ... Read more...

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High radiation water found outside Japan’s Fukushima nuke plant


March 29th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.29 (ANI): Highly radioactive water has been found outside No.2 reactor of the crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan, said Tokyo Electric Power Company officials.The water was found in ... Read more...

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Japan’s TEPCO apologizes for massive radiation spike


March 28th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar.28 (ANI): The Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) officials have apologized for the huge spike in radiation levels at Japan's Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, saying it was a mistake.Emergency workers struggling ... Read more...

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