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UN chief reiterates full support for new Syria envoy


August 25th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 25 (IANS) Days ahead of the new UN-Arab League joint special representative for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi takes charge, the UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has reiterated his ... Read more...

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NY Times names BBC head as CEO


August 15th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 15 (IANS) The New York Times Co. has pinned high hopes on outgoing BBC head Mark Thompson to grow its digital and global businesses by announcing him ... Read more...

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EADS Cassidian appoints new India CEO


March 14th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) European defence major EADS Cassidian Wednesday appointed Peter Gutsmiedl as the first chief executive officer of its India operations.Based in Bangalore, India's aerospace and defence ... Read more...

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Obama appoints chief technology officer


March 10th, 2012 - 5:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Friday appointed Todd Park as the administration's chief technology officer (CTO).The post had been vacant after the departure of Aneesh Chopra ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia could be in for overhaul


December 6th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 6 (IANS) Cricket Australia's century-old governance system could be in for an overhaul when a secret report to the CA board is submitted Wednesday."It is understood that the ... Read more...

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Britain plans to keep its unemployed youth busy


November 25th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) The British governmentplans to create hundreds of thousands of new employment opportunities for youngsters through a one billion pound scheme which will see up to half ... Read more...

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Libyan opposition hails Russia’s new position over Gaddafi


May 29th, 2011 - 4:30 am ICT by IANS
Benghazi, May 29 (IANS) Chairman of Libyan opposition's National Transitional Council (CNT) has hailed the new "position displayed" by Russia which now seeks departure of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, ... Read more...

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Ireland hails UAE as permanent headquarters of IRENA


April 20th, 2011 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Dublin, April 19 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Ireland Rashed Lootah and Irish Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Pat Rabbitte have discussed bilateral relations between the two ... Read more...

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Three major challenges blocking world’s sustained development: WB official


April 17th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.17 (ANI): Food, financial and economic crisis, climate and environment, are the three big issues that could derail the world's sustained development, former vice president of the World Bank Vinod Thomas ... Read more...

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Talking with your hands ‘can help solve complex problems’


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): A new study has suggested that talking with hands can trigger mental images that can help solve complex problems relating to spatial visualization, an important skill for both ... Read more...

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Nancy Pelosi Elected To Lead The Minority


November 18th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Democrats elected Nancy Pelosi, the Speaker to be the leader of their minority last Wednesday. She had overseen a 62 seat defeat for ... Read more...

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Mary Hart Replaced by Nancy O’Dell on Entertainment Tonight


November 10th, 2010 - 11:53 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nancy O’Dell , who is the former co-anchor from the television show ‘Access Hollywood’ is all set to replace Mary Hart, on ‘Entertainment Tonight as the former ... Read more...

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America’s Got Talent Judge Piers Morgan to Replace Larry King


September 8th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Piers Morgan, the British television host who is best known to Americans as one of the judges for the competition show ‘America’s Got Talent’, will soon ... Read more...

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Now, an invisible bra that can be worn under the skin for boob lift!


September 4th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 4 (ANI): Forget breast implants, for scientists have come up with 'invisible bra', which can be worn under the skin.The internal bra System called Breform is a soft sponge placed ... Read more...

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Cherie had an ‘incredible instinct’ for offending people, says Tony Blair


September 2nd, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 2 (ANI): Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair has revealed in his memoirs that wife Cherie had an 'incredible instinct' for offending people, especially the powerful ones.Blair sought to dispel ... Read more...

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Palin slams “lamestream media” for misinterpreting confrontation with teacher


August 11th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): Former Governor of Alaska Sarah Palin has slammed "lamestream media" for its coverage of her confrontation with an Alaska school teacher, holding a massive sign reading "Worst ... Read more...

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Leona Lewis’ ex-boyfriend demanding seven-figure pay-off from her


July 9th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): British pop and RnB singer Leona Lewis' ex-boyfriend has demanded a seven-figure pay-off from her for helping her in her rise to stardom.Lewis, 25, had split from ... Read more...

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Doug Pitt Becomes Goodwill Ambassador of the United Republic of Tanzania


June 26th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar New York, June 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Friday, Doug Pitt the elder brother of actor Brad Pitt was named the Goodwill Ambassador of the United Republic of Tanzania. The occasion ... Read more...

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Selector Merv Hughes is in a fix over his part time occupations


June 20th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney June 20, (ANI): Former Australian cricketer Merv Hughesis in a fix whether to opt for Cricket Australia's new full-timeposition of national selector or not.Marv's main worry is the ... Read more...

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Indian American to lead US terror information sharing agency


May 28th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 28 (IANS) The White House has named Indian-American Kshemendra Paul as the new Programme Manager of the Information Sharing Environment (PM-ISE), an agency that facilitates the sharing of ... Read more...

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Study casts doubt on nutritional benefits of organic food


May 20th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): A new research has cast doubt on the nutritional benefits of organic food by showing that wild garden birds prefer conventional seed to that which has been organically- ... Read more...

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“Joe The Plumber” Elected In Ohio


May 8th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Ohio, May 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Samuel Wurzelbacher, better known as "Joe the Plumber", has been elected as a member of the central committee of the Republican Party in his native ... Read more...

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Sander Levin Temporary Chairman Of House Ways and Means Committee


March 5th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Washington, March 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 78-year-old Sander Levin has been appointed as the temporary chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. This decision which was declared on Thursday ... Read more...

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Indiana Health Commissioner to become CDC deputy director


March 2nd, 2010 - 2:00 am ICT by BNO News
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA (BNO NEWS) – Indiana State Health Commissioner Judy Monroe will become the deputy director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and director of the CDC’s newly formed ... Read more...

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NASA names chief technologist and associate administrator


February 4th, 2010 - 2:50 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON (BNO News) – NASA's Administrator Charles F. Bolden named Robert D. Braun as the agency's Chief Technologist and Dr. Woodrow Whitlow, Jr., the associate administrator for Mission Support at NASA Headquarters ... Read more...

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‘Red hot’ Rooney credits Capello for bringing out his best


January 27th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27(ANI): Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has said that England manager Fabio Capello has played a crucial role in his goalscoring glut this season.Rooney heads into the Carling Cup ... Read more...

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British diplomat appointed NATO’s new Afghan envoy


January 27th, 2010 - 1:40 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 27 (IANS) Britain's ambassador to Afghanistan Mark Sedwill has been appointed as new senior civilian representative of NATO in the conflict-hit country. NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen announced that Sedwill ... Read more...

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Indian American Shah takes charge of USAID


December 25th, 2009 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 25 (ANI): The US Senate has confirmed Rajiv Shah, a food security expert, to head USAID, a key development agency.America's top international aid and development agency got a Christmas ... Read more...

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New Microsoft CFO is Peter Klein as Chris Liddell quits


November 26th, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Redmond, Nov 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Microsoft Corporation has announced on Wednesday that Chief Financial Officer Chris Liddell has quit after 4 1/2 years in Microsoft. He said that he is leaving to ... Read more...

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US, allies give Karzai six months to reform and perform


November 4th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.4 (ANI): The United States and its allies have reportedly given Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai six months to sideline his brother and reduce corruption or risk losing American support, Afghan officials ... Read more...

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Presidential nominations sent to the Senate


October 2nd, 2009 - 3:49 am ICT by admin
NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:Carolyn W. Colvin, of Maryland, to be Deputy Commissioner of Social Security for the term expiring January 19, 2013, vice Andrew G. Biggs, resigned.Christine H. Fox, of Virginia, ... Read more...

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Hiring of Raphel to coordinate non-military Pak aid against Obama’s lobbying rules


August 8th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug. 8 (ANI): The US State Department has hired a former Pakistan lobbyist to coordinate the non-military aid to Islamabad, highlighting loopholes in the Obama administration's tough new lobbying rules.Soon after ... Read more...

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Dan Sontag Steps Down From His Post


August 5th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by GD
Dan Sontag, the senior vice president and the head of the Global Wealth Management's Americas Client Relationship Group is all set to step down from his post. The startling declaration came just ... Read more...

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Indian-American to serve on New York tourism board


July 31st, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 31 (IANS) Indian-American businessman and political activist Andy Shenoy has been appointed to the Tourism Advisory Board of New York's Empire State Development Corporation and says "the world, ... Read more...

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Susan Cher is Michelle Obama’s new Chief of staff


June 6th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by GD
First Lady of the United States of America, Michelle Obama, has replaced Jackie Norris with Susan Cher as the new chief of staff.The announcement came officially from the White House. Jackie Norris ... Read more...

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