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Forgiving and forgetting is good for heart


July 30th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Forgiving others, no matter how badly they may have hurt us, could actually prove to be beneficial for our health, a US study has found.Researchers from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UN observers shot at in Syria: Ban


June 7th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 7 (IANS) UN observers trying to reach the scene of the latest reported massacre of Syrian villagers were shot at with small arms, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UN to send 300 peacekeepers to Syria by May-end


May 2nd, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN will send its 300 international unarmed observers to Syria by the end of May, said Herve Ladsous, the head of the UN ... Read more...

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Polling begins for Tamil Nadu assembly by-poll


March 18th, 2012 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 18 (IANS) Voting for the by-poll in Sankarankoil assembly constituency of Tamil Nadu's Tirunelveli district began amid tight security at 8 a.m. Sunday.Thirteen candidates, including six independents, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Vikram Bhatt got me into acting: Bipasha Basu


February 13th, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) Bipasha Basu, who delivered one of her biggest hits with Vikram Bhatt, gives credit to the director for inspiring her to get into acting.They teamed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Russia mulls ban on US child adoption


February 12th, 2012 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 12 (IANS) Moscow may suspend adoption of Russian children by US citizens following a series of mistreatment allegedly committed by American adoptive parents."The adoption procedures for the US ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Belkin to increase Indian channel partners to 30,000


December 6th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 6 (IANS) Belkin, a US-based provider of interconnectivity solutions across computing and consumer electronic devices, is planning to increase its channel partners in India from 17,000 to 30,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

LG Electronics hikes IT product prices


September 27th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) LG Electronics Tuesday hiked the prices of its IT products including laptops, monitors and ODD drives by 6 percent in India owing to depreciation of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistani president monitors flood work


September 21st, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) An elaborate network of monitoring stations and video conferencing facilities have been set up in all flood affected districts of Pakistan's Sindh province with President Asif ... Read more...

Posted in World |

National mobilisation needed for flood relief: Zardari


September 20th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 20 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has said he will mobilise the entire nation for the relief and rehabilitation of the flood-hit.Devastating floods in Pakistan's Sindh province have ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

TRAI disconnects connections of telemarketing companies for pesky calls


August 10th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has disconnected over 72,000 telephone connections of registered telemarketers and over 118,000 of unregistered telemarketing companies for breaching ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

LG expects Rs 860-870 crore business from IT products


June 18th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jun 17 (IANS) LG Electronics India is expecting to do a business of Rs.860 crore to Rs.870 crore in IT product segment during 2011, a top company executive said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Poor sleep linked to worse health outcomes in diabetics


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Scientists have found that people with diabetes who sleep poorly have higher insulin resistance, and a harder time controlling the disease.The result suggests that poor sleep may contribute ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

CWG scam: Kalmadi sent to eight-day police custody


April 26th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): Sacked Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organizing Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi was on Tuesday sent to police custody for eight days.Kalmadi was on Monday arrested by CBI on charges ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kalmadi to be produced in special CBI court today


April 26th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 26 (ANI): Sacked Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organizing Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi will be produced in a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court at Patiala House today.Kalmadi was ... Read more...

Posted in National |

CBI confirms Kalmadi’s arrest, says he will be produced in court tomorrow


April 25th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday afternoon formally announced the arrest of sacked Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organizing Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi for his alleged role ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kalmadi’s lawyer denies report of his arrest


April 25th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.25 (ANI): Sacked Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organizing Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi' lawyer has denied reports of his arrest in connection with his role in the AM Films and TSR scams."Suresh ... Read more...

Posted in National |

CBI arrests Kalmadi for role in CWG scams


April 25th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr.25 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday arrested sacked Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organizing Committee chairman Suresh Kalmadi in connection with his role in the AM Films and ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

India to take up dubious university issue with US


February 1st, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) With the radio tagging of Indian students duped by a fake university in San Francisco triggering outrage in India, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Tuesday said New ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India concerned over radio collaring of Indian students of closed US varsity


January 29th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 29(ANI): India on Saturday said that it is seriously concerned over the United States' decision of making some Indian students of the California-based Tri Valley University (TVU) wear radio ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Sega launches urine controlled video game


January 12th, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sega has launched a new game that will seek to measure how strongly men can urinate.For now, the games will be confined to four subways in ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Man strips at Va. Airport checkpoint in protest


January 5th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Virginia, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems the Transportation Security Administration still have their hands full in trying to convince Americans that the new airport security checks should be accepted.Following the introduction ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Panel to monitor right to education law implementation


December 14th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) As the government prepares to implement the right to education law from 2011, the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) Tuesday announced setting up a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India has banned import of second hand computers


November 15th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) India has banned the import of second-hand computers and computer peripherals from May 2010, parliament was told Monday."As per Ministry of Commerce, import of second-hand computers including ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Photographer Tyler Shields claims that he didn’t sleep for 40 days


November 3rd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some people will do anything to get noticed. The most bizarre of things have been done previously but what Tyler Shields did can only be compared ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Tyler Shields Goes Without Sleep For 40 days


November 3rd, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Tyler Shields, a resident of Los Angeles and a journalist by profession states that there is absolutely no one who can now complain about ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Twin Towers Memorial lights had to be switched off to allow passage of migratory birds


September 18th, 2010 - 1:35 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sep 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Tribute of Light in Manhattan had to be turned off five times to allow migrating birds from Canada to the Caribbean and South America to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Monitors to oversee minority welfare programmes


August 9th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The government has appointed 150 monitors to oversee the implementation of various minority welfare programmes which have a budget of Rs.3,780 crore. "Retired deputy secretary ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Virtual mates’ shed light on role of romance in parrot calls


August 4th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 4 (ANI): Challenging traditional understandings of the difference between birds 'songs' and 'calls', scientists used 'virtual mates' to discover if female parrots judge male contact calls when deciding on a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Porn movie screened in Indonesian parliament


August 2nd, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 2 (IANS) Indonesia's parliamentarians and attending journalists and bureaucrats came in for a rude shock Monday when a hardcore pornographic move was flashed on their monitors for about 15 minutes. Explicit ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Watching World Cup soccer on telly can help shed the pounds


June 18th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): A study has shown that watching a World Cup match on telly can actually help one burn up to 740 calories.The study by LiveIt Health found that watching ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Environment does have bearing on our physical activities


June 15th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 15 (IANS) The environment can influence our physical activities, especially when it comes to where people live. "We are not just measuring physical activity, but we are linking it to a ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Samsung seeks 30 percent share in laser printer market


May 19th, 2010 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 19 (IANS) Samsung India Electronics is targeting a 30 percent market share in the laser printers market. "The laser printer market this year is expected to be 950,000 units up ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mexican human rights activists pay with their lives: UN


May 12th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 12 (DPA) Human rights activists in Mexico "pay with their lives", a group of UN appointed experts said Wednesday, after the killing of two monitors in the country. Bety Carino of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tight security for Sri Lankan poll Thursday


April 7th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 7 (IANS) Thousands of police and military personnel will be deployed across Sri Lanka during Thursday's parliamentary election, an official said. Combined military and police personnel will be deployed to prevent ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

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