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Cell phone users hear ‘phantom ringing’


September 12th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Millions of people worldwide can feel their cell phones buzzing in their pockets, only to be taken for a ride by the phantom ringing. It may ... Read more...

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BJP terms Shivpal Yadav’s comments reckless


August 10th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday termed as "reckless and bizarre" the reported remarks of Uttar Pradesh PWD Minister Shivpal Yadav that hard-working officials ... Read more...

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Minister flayed for saying officials can steal from state coffers


August 10th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 10 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's PWD minister Shivpal Yadav Friday back-tracked from his earlier statement in which he had reportedly told state government officials to steal but not ... Read more...

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No misinterpretation, I was just copying instructor: Depp


May 25th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp, who has been slammed by experts for misinterpreting key words in Paul McCartney's video "My Valentine", says he was just following the ... Read more...

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Government says no wrongdoing in clearing Aircel-Maxis deal (Second Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Dismissing opposition charges that led to an uproar in Parliament yet again, the government Monday denied any wrongdoing in granting clearance to the Rs.4,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nyoma violence: No mutiny, only indiscipline, says army


May 12th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) The Indian Army Saturday denied reports of a "mutiny" in one of its artillery units in Nyoma in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region and claimed ... Read more...

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Congress downplays Khurshid’s remarks


February 11th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) A day after the Election Commission censured Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid for announcing a sub quota for minorities ahead of Uttar ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Comment on dresses, rapes twisted: Andhra police chief


December 31st, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 31 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh police chief Dinesh Reddy has blamed some TV news channels for misinterpreting his comments Friday that hinted at a link between women's dresses and ... Read more...

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Context helps interpret facial emotions accurately


October 4th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 4 (IANS) A close up shows Serena Williams' eyes tensely shut; her mouth wide open, teeth bared and her face livid.Now zoom out: The tennis star is ... Read more...

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‘Countries should issue easy travel advisories’


September 7th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Travel advisories issued by countries should be easily understandable by travellers as well as tourism industry people, said the Pacific-Asia Travel Association (PATA) here wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Christians welcome modification of Staines murder verdict


January 25th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 25 (IANS) Christian organisations Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court's modification of a portion of its verdict in the Graham Staines murder case.President of the Bangalore-based Global Council of Indian Christians ... Read more...

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China slams Vatican’s criticism of Chinese Catholics’ congress as ‘very imprudent’


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec 23(ANI): China has rejected the Vatican's criticism of a recent national congress of Chinese Catholics, blaming the Vatican for damaging relations between the two sides.The Vatican had earlier condemned the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Council in Britain bars mother-in-law jokes


September 27th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) A council in Britain has banned its staff from cracking mother-in-law jokes as they are "offensively sexist". Such humour is no longer acceptable, according to officials at the London ... Read more...

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UK council bans mother-in-law jokes for being ‘offensively sexist’


September 26th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 26 (ANI): The London Borough of Barnet has banned 'mother-in-law jokes', once the bedrock of British comedy, because they are offensively sexist and disrespectful to family elders.In a council publication, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Harish Khare clarifies, says Congress ’source of stability’


September 21st, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Media Advisor Harish Khare, who created a flutter with his comments Monday describing the Congress as "status quoist", issued a clarification Tuesday ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Women’s brain as powerful as men’s’


September 13th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Don't underestimate women's brains, which are as capable as that of men, says a neuroscientist. Prof Gina Rippon from Aston University in Birmingham dismisses the idea that our ... Read more...

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Women’s brains are wired differently from men’s a ‘myth’


September 12th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 12 (ANI): Theories that men's and women's brains are wired differently are a 'myth', says a leading neuroscientist.A spate of bestselling books promotes the idea that there are structural differences ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Unrealistic claims of home genetic tests should be avoided


August 19th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 19 (ANI): There is a need to protect consumers from unrealistic claims of home genetic tests, suggests a new study.Direct to consumer (DTC) genetic tests are increasingly being marketed to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scientists admit goof up in oil spill report, say 80 pc oil still remains


August 18th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 18 (ANI): Georgia scientists have said that their report, which said that the Gulf was mostly free of oil spill, was miscalculated and that 80 percent of the oil is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India, Pakistan asked to add cruise missiles to Lahore MoU


July 5th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 4 (IANS) A Canadian-led panel of retired civilian and military officials from India and Pakistan has called upon the two countries to update the Lahore memorandum of understanding on easing ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Woman Left Asleep In Closed Plane Sues Airline


May 28th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey May 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The experience of falling asleep in an airplane and then waking up to find it completely empty, and then not being able to make one's way ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Christina Aguilera Clarifies That She Does Not Detest Lady Gaga


May 19th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Singer Christina Aguilera, the acquirer of the Grammy Awards, has repudiated the reports that stated that she is involved in a quarrel against unconventional pop ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Muslim clerics condemn scholar’s arrest


May 15th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Muslim leaders Saturday condemned the arrest of an Islamic scholar after a scare on a London-bound flight when a woman passenger complained to the flight crew about ... Read more...

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No cover-up in Polanski’s sex case, say US prosecutors


March 31st, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Prosecutors in Los Angeles have angrily denied claims by Hollywood filmmaker Roman Polanski's lawyers that they tried to conceal evidence in his 32-year-old sex case, and renewed demands ... Read more...

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Rod Blagojevich Mocked In “The Celebrity Apprentice”


March 15th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Mar 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rod Blagojevich sat down on an interview with Greta Van Susteren, a correspondent with Fox News, just prior to the airing of the first episode of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Top cop’s order leaves Goa border unmanned for hours


March 2nd, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 2 (IANS) Goa's road border with Maharastra was left virtually unguarded and unmanned for nearly four hours Tuesday following a misinterpretation of the state poluce director general's order on "rationalisation ... Read more...

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Storm as Tharoor says Saudi Arabia can be interlocutor (Roundup)


February 28th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Feb 28 (IANS) India sees Saudi Arabia as a "valuable interlocutor" in relation to Pakistan, Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor Sunday said. After his remark sparked a ... Read more...

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Tharoor upset at fuss over Saudi as interlocutor remark


February 28th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Feb 28 (IANS) Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor Sunday took to Twitter to clarify his remarks on Saudi Arabia's potential role as an interlocutor in India-Pakistan ties. ... Read more...

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James O’Keefe Known For Exposing Acorn, Arrested


January 27th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar New Orleans, Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) James O'Keefe, who had become a popular personality after exposing the left wing group ACORN, had been arrested recently. As per the reports, the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Scientists tracking biomarkers of pulmonary hypertension


December 31st, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): Scientists from Johns Hopkins Children's Centre are conducting a study to identify several biomarkers for idiopathic pulmonary hypertension (IPH).IPH is a progressive and highly lethal condition in children ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pak accountability court issues arrest warrant against Rehman Malik


December 18th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec. 18 (ANI): An accountability court here on Friday issued an arrest warrant against Interior Minister Rehman Malik.The warrant has been issued following the National Accountability Bureau's (NAB) request to reopen ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Fake assassination photo of Canadian PM creates uproar


December 16th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 16 (IANS) Canadian politics sunk to a new low this week when the opposition Liberal Party posted on its website a doctored picture of Prime Minister Stephen Harper being assassinated. After ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian charity attacks Lindsay over claims she helped save 40 lives


December 12th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan has been attacked by an Indian charity after she claimed she saved the lives of 40 children on the first day of her ... Read more...

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Juvenile delinquency may be result of misunderstood social cues


September 20th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 20 (ANI): Young offenders who mess with the law may have difficulty interpreting social cues in others, says a Japanese study.Lead author Wataru Sato from Kyoto University found that the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Zardari wants India in Friends of Democratic Pakistan group


September 19th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said here that his country wants India to be part of the Friends of Democratic Pakistan group, a media report said Friday. "We ... Read more...

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