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China urges restraint on Korean Peninsula (Lead)


March 26th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS) While appealing for restraint, China has said it does not hope to see a reversal of the hard-won momentum of relaxation in tension on the Korean ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Norway not to release Indian kids


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, March 22 (IANS) Norwegian authorities have said they cannot hand over two Indian kids in foster care to their uncle because of reports of "conflicts" in the family.A court ... Read more...

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NRI children: Indian officials’ visit to Norway unlikely


March 20th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The proposed visit by two senior Indian officials to attend a hearing on the custody row involving two children in Norway appears to be off ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Focus on cartilage injuries at India meet


November 13th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The first international congress of the Indian Cartilage Society (ICS) saw surgeons from the country and abroad put the focus on cartilage injuries - a ... Read more...

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Pigeon vision can teach autopilots fly more accurately


July 3rd, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 3 (IANS) Pigeons' ability to navigate through forests quickly and accurately is inspiring new developments in robotics and autopilot technology.Scientists from Harvard University trained pigeons to fly through ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Keralites hail CM Achutanandan’s decision to contest polls


March 21st, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 21 (ANI): Residents of Kerala's Palakkad District have welcomed Chief Minister VS Achutanandan's decision to contest the upcoming assembly polls."It was hard to believe when we came to know of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Pakistan situation to be discussed at Jamia seminar


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Six eminent scholars from Pakistan, the UK and Sweden will participate in a two-day international seminar on "The State of Pakistan" Thursday organised by the Jamia Millia ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Michael Moore sues Weinsteins over Fahrenheit


February 8th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) If you watched the phenomenally popular political documentary ‘Fahrenheit 9/11’ and bothered to look at the credits, you will have noticed that the director was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US welcomes emerging India’s role in Asia Pacific


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 3 (IANS) The US welcomes India's greater involvement in East Asia and is committed to working with New Delhi as it increases ties with US allies in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Frogs’ faces give clues to special secret of their evolutionary success


January 14th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): In a new study, scientists from the Friedrich Schiller University Jena (Germany) analyse why frogs are the champions of evolution."In terms of numbers frogs are superior to all ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Chris Colfer Reveals New Development In ‘Glee’


December 29th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Actor Chris Colfer, who is one of the most popular faces from television series ‘Glee’, said in a statement to the media that new developments await in the life of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Futuristic fridge will automatically order fresh food


December 26th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) A 'fridge of the future' that tells you what to cook with your left-overs and automatically re-orders fresh food is being designed in Britain. The self-cleaning 'fridge of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Queen’s Facebook page gets 200K fans in just 2 days!


November 11th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): The Queen's face Facebook page has attracted close to 200,000 fans within just two days of its launch.Royalists and republicans alike have logged on to the social ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New drug shows promise against certain lung cancers


October 29th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): A new study has shown that more than half of patients with a specific kind of lung cancer are responding positively to a treatment that targets the gene ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Leonardo DiCaprio may star in ‘The Great Gasby’


October 20th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood director Baz Luhrmann has been finding it difficult to decide for many years to make The Great Gasby by F. Scott Fitzgerald into a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

How does microdermabrasion work?


August 27th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Microdermabrasion is a procedure that is used to remove the outermost layer of the skin. It is also used to remove dead skin from the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Glee’s Kurt gets a new Boyfriend


August 24th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): For all the Gleeks out there, who have soft spot for Kurt, there is some good news, Kurt is going to have a new boyfriend on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brit docs say they were not consulted about Lockerbie bomber’s release


August 16th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.16 (ANI): Four British cancer experts who had previously been involved with the bomber's treatment have claimed that they were not consulted by the Scottish Government before the decision to release ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New developments in Viveka Babajee case


August 9th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):A month-and-a-half after her daughter Viveka Babajee's demise, her mother Mrs Dayawanti Babajee, recently left for her abode in Mauritius, informed the family's spokesperson Dale Bhagwagar."Mrs Babajee ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Zardari visits Shanghai Expo


July 10th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 10 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari concluded his five-day visit to China after visiting the World Expo in Shanghai Saturday evening. Zardari visited both the Pakistani and Chinese pavilions, and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New Bond movie canceled


July 7th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It might take some time before another movie in the James bond series comes out. The next movie, which was scheduled to start production, soon ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

EU helping India to frame waste management policy


July 1st, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The European Union (EU) is providing technical expertise to India in drafting policy framework for waste management based on international best practices, said Daniele Smadja, head of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

The Rise and Fall of Lalit Modi, now to be a Movie


May 8th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 08, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Commissioner, a movie based on Lalit Modi's life, was put aside after the Indian Premier League scandal, but in a surprise twist, it is now ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New Prell Girl: Alexa Ray Joel Models Career After Mom


April 14th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prell shampoo has a new model/spokesperson for their product, and for their choice, the apple didn't fall far from the tree. This time, however, they did ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Alexa Ray Joel is the new face of Prell, just like her mother Christie Brinkley


April 14th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Alexa Ray Joel has been named as the new face of Prell. She is basically following in the footsteps of her mother Christie Brinkley, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

UAE says human rights report is ‘unbalanced’


January 25th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 25 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has said that a report by international rights watchdog Human Rights Watch (HRW) was "unbalanced" and a "factually-incorrect" account of the human ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Conan O’Brien to bid farewell to NBC soon


January 19th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports, there are feelers in the air that Conan O’Brien and the NBC are parting ways soon. They are also on the verge ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Season 4 Episode 7 Of TV Series ‘Friday Night Lights’ Aired


December 18th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina GomezDec.17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest episode of the popular American television series 'Friday Night Lights' was aired on Wednesday night and the episode was widely watched by all the regular ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Facebook Privacy Change Causes Uproar Among The Campaigners


December 10th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Leading social networking website Facebook is facing heaps of criticism from civil liberties campaigners due to its newly introduced private settings policy. With its new private ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Tiger Woods Reportedly Paid For Rachel Uchitel’s Australia Trip


December 5th, 2009 - 9:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec.05, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Even after a week since Tiger Woods rocked headlines with his accident and the subsequent details of his personal lives surfacing in the media, the media is ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dubai Global Tea Forum to start from March 9


November 22nd, 2009 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 22 (IANS) The third Global Dubai Tea Forum would be organised here March 9-10, WAM news agency reported. The forum would be organised by the Dubai Tea Trading Centre (DTTC), ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Kathy Gloddy Mystery To Be Solved


October 31st, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct.31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Kathy Gloddy mystery was aired yesterday night, Oct. 30 on ABC network's 20/20. The show featured the links between the man from Dixie County and the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chili peppers can ease tingling nerve pain


October 19th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Millions suffer peripheral pain and other troubling sensations from diseases as varied as diabetes, AIDS, shingles and arthritis. Now a new review suggests that four out of 10 ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Olympic games of the art world’ Venice Biennale opens to public


June 8th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 8 (ANI): The Venice Biennale, the oldest and most high profile contemporary art exhibition, is going on public display.The exhibition, which has gained tremendous popularity across the globe since it ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Abu Dhabi, India air traffic increases despite slowdown


April 28th, 2009 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 28 (IANS) With the launching of new flights between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the air traffic between the two nations has grown considerably even at a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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