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Slum kids’ take on life through films, photos


November 13th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Showcasing photos and self-made short films on themes like friends, family and school, around 100 kids from slums and shelter homes from seven states in ... Read more...

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Free Tibet, Our Right: Tibetan exiles


November 11th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Dharamsala, Nov 11 (IANS) Echoing a song in the movie "Rockstar", slogans like "Free Tibet, sadda haq" and "Free Tibet, Our Right" by Tibetans filled the air in Mumbai ... Read more...

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Susan Sarandon slammed for calling the Pope as a ‘Nazi’


October 18th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US Catholic has slammed Susan Sarandon for calling the pope a Nazi. The actress made the comment about Pope Benedict XVI during a chat at the ... Read more...

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ChildFund to give Rs.200 crore for south India youth


August 4th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 4 (IANS) ChildFund India would contribute Rs.200 crore for the skill development of youth in south India over the next five years, the international child development organisation said ... Read more...

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India one of the most preferred economies for FDI: Survey


June 6th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Foreign direct investment (FDI) is set to increase in India in the coming years as, despite some regulatory issues, low business cost coupled with high ... Read more...

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Protest staged against military mission in Libya


March 27th, 2011 - 5:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS) A number of protesters Saturday gathered outside the White House to raise concern against the US military operation in Libya, calling on Washington to stop meddling ... Read more...

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Gathering courage to switch tracks in mid-life


March 17th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Circumstances and the call of the heart often push career changes in mid-life, forcing professionals to make life-altering decisions.Rakesh Jinsi moved to the non-profit ... Read more...

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Brit gay man, straight woman spark fury after marrying for degree art project


January 15th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): A gay man and a straight woman from the UK have sparked outrage after they got married for a university art project.Nora Battenberg-Cartwright, 21, and Paul Cartwright, 20, ... Read more...

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UK govt introduces online ‘divorce calculator’ for couples splitting up!


December 31st, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 31 (ANI): The government of the UK has introduced a new 'divorce calculator' that works out the cost of splitting up for couples who wish to go their separate ways.Created ... Read more...

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Glenn Beck Under Fire For His ‘Insensitive Observations’ On The Billionaire, George Soros, And The Holocaust


November 14th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): 80-year-old George Soros happens to be a billionaire financier of America with Hungarian bloodline. He was born in Budapest in Hungary and endured the ... Read more...

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Glenn Beck Comes Under Fire For Holocaust Remark About George Soros


November 14th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Conservative radio-host Glenn Beck has come under fire after he made a controversial statement against Hungarian-American financier George Soros. On his programs "The Glenn Beck Program", ... Read more...

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‘8 in 10 Indians unaware of high child mortality rate’


August 21st, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Despite India reporting the highest child mortality rate in the world, eight out of 10 people do not know that 1.83 million children under five die every ... Read more...

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Racism at work ’still very common’


June 16th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 16 (ANI): Racism is still a very common practice at work in some parts of the world, says a recent study.Ethnic minorities living and working in Britain consider professions including ... Read more...

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‘No cardiovascular health benefit from chocolate, coffee, red wine’


May 11th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, May 11 (ANI): The Australian Heart Foundation has revealed that there is no cardiovascular health benefit from eating chocolate or drinking coffee or red wine, even though they contain antioxidants.Susan Anderson, ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Venezuelan prison riot


May 5th, 2010 - 6:30 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, May 5 (IANS/EFE) Eight inmates died and three were injured in a riot at a prison in Venezuela, officials have said. The fight broke out Tuesday at the Santa Ana prison in ... Read more...

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Jesse James slammed for his ‘offensive’ Hitler photo


April 3rd, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 3 (ANI): The Anti-Defamation League has blasted Sandra Bullock's love rat husband Jesse James after a 2004 picture of his showed him wearing a German soldier's hat, with ... Read more...

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Atlanta anti-abortion billboards are controversial


February 16th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Atlanta, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Atlanta anti-abortion billboards are causing a lot of controversy, as they claim that the black children are an endangered species. The ads on the billboard feature a ... Read more...

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Oxford and Cambridge failing to recruit enough Indian, non-white students: Study


February 3rd, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 3 (ANI): Elite British universities such as Oxford and Cambridge are failing to recruit enough students of Indian, African, Pakistani and Bangladeshi heritage, according to a study. Just over one-in-10 ... Read more...

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Indian economy can grow 9 percent next fiscal: Ernst and Young


December 25th, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjay Singh New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) The Indian economy could grow at 9 percent next fiscal, helped by a rise in domestic demand and higher industrial output, even as high ... Read more...

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Outrage over Oz govt’s plans to hand control of internet to moral minority


December 16th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Dec. 16 (ANI): Australian internet users and industries have expressed outrage over the federal government's controversial plan to firewall the country's internet, saying that filtering will hand the control of the ... Read more...

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Prince Charles’ crusade to save British monarchy in sceptical Canada


November 3rd, 2009 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 3 (ANI): Prince Charles was said to be on a crusade to re-boost faith in British monarchy as he took his wife Camilla on her first tour of Canada.The Royal ... Read more...

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UK airports against ‘naked’ X-rays of kids


October 19th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 19 (ANI): Kids will not be put under X-ray body scanner that creates virtual three-dimensional 'naked' images of travellers, British airport officials have announced.The announcement comes after bosses at Manchester ... Read more...

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‘Floods, drought derailing India’s fight against poverty’


October 7th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 7 (IANS) The massive food scarcity in India due to floods and drought is impacting hundreds of millions, derailing ongoing humanitarian work by years and adding to other serious ... Read more...

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Miss Universe Australia denies crown stripping rumours


June 17th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 17 (ANI): Miss Universe Australia Rachael Finch has denied rumours that her leaked spat with pageant's national director could create grounds for her sacking.The 20-year-old was previously reported to be ... Read more...

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Miss Universe Australia may lose crown after leaked spat with pageant’s national director


June 15th, 2009 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 15 (ANI): Miss Universe Australia Rachael Finch may loose her crown after details of her row with the pageant's national director were made public.Finch was said to have sent a ... Read more...

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One in three Europeans blame Jews for global meltdown


February 11th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Feb.11 (ANI): A survey commissioned by the Anti-Defamation League has found that nearly a third of Europeans believe that Jews are responsible for the global economic meltdown. A majority of them ... Read more...

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South African Jewish Board accepts apology on anti-Semitic remarks


February 6th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Feb 6 (IANS) The South African Jewish Board of Deputies (SAJBD) has accepted a second apology from Deputy Foreign Minister Fatima Hajaig after President Kgalema Motlanthe intervened over her allegedly anti-Semitic ... Read more...

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Brit Muslims want to remain segregated from rest of society


January 21st, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
LOndon, Jan.21 (ANI): A shocking 44 percent of Muslims in Britain have said that they would like to be segregated from the rest of society, and be free to develop along ... Read more...

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Pak called a wild card in US intelligence report


November 22nd, 2008 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): The National Intelligence Council, an independent US Government body, has called Pakistan a wild card, whose northwestern territories will remain poorly governed, as cross-border activities continue to ... Read more...

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Oz TV soaps slammed for toeing White Australia policy” during casting


November 15th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, November 15 (ANI): Aussie academics and politicians have slammed TV producers for exercising a "White Australia" policy while casting actors for top-rated soap operas. The White Australia policy had begun in ... Read more...

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A third of kids think binge-drinking is normal


June 2nd, 2008 - 9:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 2 (ANI): Nearly a third of kids find adults binge drinking normal, according to a new study.The study for the British children's health charity, Life Education, surveyed nearly ... Read more...

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South Africa calls for unity to fight economic crimes


May 29th, 2008 - 8:22 pm ICT by admin
Johannesburg, May 29 (IANS) The South African government Thursday called for information sharing among African countries to combat rampant economic crimes and to boost economic activities in the continent, BuaNews agency reported. ... Read more...

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Harshita Saxena may lose Miss India Earth crown


April 9th, 2008 - 11:03 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) By Shweta Thakur New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Harshita Saxena, who was crowned Pantaloons Femina Miss India Earth last week, has landed herself in a spot and may lose her crown for breaching ... Read more...

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Wreckage of Venezuelan airliner spotted


February 22nd, 2008 - 8:27 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) DPA Buenos Aires/Caracas, Feb 22 (DPA) Rescuers have located the Venezuelan airliner that crashed in a mountainous jungle area with 46 people on board in northern Venezuela, authorities said Friday. Antonio Rivero, national ... Read more...

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Aroused Jesus sculpture leaves Christian group livid


January 12th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 11 (ANI): A controversial sculpture in the UK featuring a visibly aroused Jesus has left a Christian group livid.The artwork, by Chinese-born artist Terence Koh, is on display in 'Gone, ... Read more...

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