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Over 1,700 killed in Karachi in 2012: Report


September 10th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) A total of 1,725 people, including 78 children, were killed in Pakistan's port city of Karachi in the first eight months of this year, says a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Space centre chief loses job over failed launches


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has dismissed Vladimir Nesterov as general director of the Khrunichev Space Center, the state press service reported Monday.The Russian space industry ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Two houseboats go up in flames


August 30th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 30 (IANS) One person was killed when two houseboats went up in flames in Kerala's tourist location of Alappuzha. Investigations are on to establish the cause of the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Salman says no to small town promotional tour


August 7th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan is playing safe - he has decided against travelling to smaller cities to promote his forthcoming film "Ek Tha Tiger" and he ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Karat slams farmer suicides in Mamata rule


January 18th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist Tuesday blamed the "anti-peasant neo-liberal polices" of the central and state governments for the spate of farmer suicides in India ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Russia’s space industry in crisis: Official


December 24th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's space industry needs an influx of new faces to overcome its current crisis, the head of the country's space agency said after a satellite ... Read more...

Posted in World |

AMRI continues to be target of people’s seething anger


December 11th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 11 (IANS) The people's anger over the AMRI hospital fire tragedy which so far has claimed over 91 lives continued to rise with protestors Sunday putting up posters ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

HPT-32 trainer aircraft flies into the sunset


October 19th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) It's an aircraft that many senior Indian Air Force (IAF) officers cut their teeth on but a spate of crashes has finally forced the retirement ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dancing With The Stars: Who Goes Home?


October 12th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last week on 'Dancing With the Stars', much of America was shocked at the elimination of Kristin Cavallari and Mark Ballas. The dancers were asked to perform to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ellen: Jack Black, Steve Martin, and Owen Wilson


October 11th, 2011 - 3:53 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As today's episode of 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' began, it was the second annual 'Cat Week' which Ellen says is much like 'Shark Week', but with less sharks ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Left Front blames central agencies for Delhi blast


September 7th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 7 (IANS) The central government and the intelligence agencies are responsible for the New Delhi blast that has killed 11 people so far, West Bengal's opposition Left ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Why some TV programmes are painful to watch


April 14th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 14 (ANI): British and German scientists have found out why some TV programmes are almost too painful to watch.They showed that the part of the brain that we use to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

US had ‘near-miss’ nuke mishaps at Indian Point, 13 other plants


March 18th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar. 18 (ANI): Federal inspectors found "near-miss" accidents at Indian Point on the Hudson and 13 other U.S. nuclear power plants last year, a watchdog group charged on Thursday.A report ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Being mindful ‘eases fear of death and dying’


March 1st, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 1 (ANI): A George Mason University study has suggested that being a mindful person not only makes you more tolerant, but it can also neutralize fears of dying and death."Generally, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now children are cooking their first meal 5-yrs earlier than their parents did


February 16th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): A survey has shown that children are taking to the stove and cooking their first meal five-years earlier than their parents' generation did.The Lloyds TSB Home Insurance poll ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Indigenous jet trainer to get initial clearance by July’


February 10th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 10 (IANS) India's indigenous intermediate jet trainer (IJT) is all set to obtain its initial clearance for air force pilots to start operational flying on the aircraft by July this ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Sushma Swaraj pulls up Kerala Govt. over Sabarimala tragedy


January 19th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelIdukki (Kerala), Jan 19 (ANI): Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj, who visited the Sabarimala stampede site at Pulumedu in Kerala's Idukki District on Wednesday alleged lapses ... Read more...

Posted in National |

7,844 dead or missing in China disasters in 2010


January 15th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 14 (IANS) Natural disasters left 7,844 people dead or missing in China in 2010, an official statement said Friday.The natural calamities also affected 430 million people, the ministry of civil ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Zsa Zsa Gabor’s Husband Admitted To Hospital After Shutting His Eyes With Glue


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hungarian born actress Zsa Zsa Gabor's husband Prince Frederic Von Anhalt was admitted to the hospital after he mistakenly squeezed his wife's nail glue in his ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Broadway Musical ‘Spiderman: Turn to the Dark’ actor falls, breaks his wrists


October 31st, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 31, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The much hyped Broadway extravaganza Spiderman: Turn to the Dark, actor, Kevin Aubin had a major fall during rehearsals of the musical and broke both ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Angela Winbush Featured On “Unsung”


October 26th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The "Unsung" series of TV one features RnB singer Angela Winbush. It it a documentary program, that showcases the life of singers who, although got a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kanye West’s Diamond Teeth Gives Him A New Identity


October 20th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American rapper Kanye West is again in the news now. The rapper has apparently replaced his lower sets of teeth with diamonds. The rapper flaunted his ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

ICC warns PCB of sanctions if it fails to ‘clean up act’ within 30 days


October 14th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 14 (ANI): Taking serious note of the continuing decline in the governance of cricket in Pakistan, the International Cricket Council (ICC) in its two-day board meeting in Dubai gave out ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

President of Chile Expresses Joy At Rescue Of Trapped Workers, Vows to Increase Safety Standard


October 13th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sebastian Pinera the president of Chile was beside himself with delight when he saw the rescue capsule bringing out the trapped Chilean miners one after another. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Mariah Carey Stuck In A Wheelchair


October 1st, 2010 - 4:41 am ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 30, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The celebrated pop diva Mariah Carey recently met with an accident and is currently confined to a wheelchair. She is stuck in a wheelchair ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lohan fails drug test, ready to face consequences


September 19th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan has admitted that she failed her recent drug test and that she is ready to face the consequences, which could take her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘No change’ in LiLo after rehab, jail stints


September 19th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 19 (ANI): Even after her stints in rehab and jail, there seems to be no change in troubled actress Lindsay Lohan.Lohan failed a random drug test on Friday, Sept. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

I did fail my most recent drug test, tweets LiLo


September 18th, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 18 (ANI): Troubled star Lindsay Lohan has accepted that she failed her most recent drug test and is ready to face the consequences.The 'Mean Girls' star took to her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Oops! Heidi Montag’s boob comes out of bikini in Costa Rica


September 15th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 15, (ANI): Former Hills star Heidi Montag looked vaguely horrified when one of her pneumatic breasts nearly escaped from her top as she splashed around in the Costa Rican ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

HBO Audience Will Watch “True Blood ” Finale On Next Sunday


August 30th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Only one more episode to go for the finale of America's one of the most favorite vampire series. "True Blood" season 3 episode 11 was aired ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Friday the 13th and other superstitions


August 14th, 2010 - 1:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today is the dreaded Friday the 13th and there are a number of superstitions related to the event. The day is so hated and dreaded that ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Jackass 3D Trailer Released On Web


August 8th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The trailer of ‘Jackass’ is out now. And as the name suggests it is entirely in 3D. It will be possible to see ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ajay - The Action King


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Ajay Devgn has always been famed for doing daring action sequences. Morover, he has always believed in performing his own stunts. He made a rather grand ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Body of missing paragliding pilot recovered after a year in Himachal Pradesh


July 31st, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Akhilesh BhartiPalampur (Himachal Pradesh), July 31 (ANI): The dead body of a Russian paragliding pilot Alexey Ashurov, who had gone missing during a paragliding championship in October 2009, has been recovered ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘Bad day’ may be all in your head


July 28th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 28 (ANI): Woke up feeling blue? Does it feel like a 'bad day' today? Hold that thought - for it's all probably just in your head - says a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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