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Walmart fails to open shop in New York


September 21st, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) Walmart's plans to open a store in New York city has suffered a setback because of opposition from liberals and small store owners.Walmart, the world's ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Clashes outside US embassy in Cairo leave 200 injured


September 14th, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Some 200 people were injured in clashes outside the US embassy located in the Egyptian capital, said an official related to ambulance service Thursday."Eight people ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Prince Harry’s party girl lands in jail


September 7th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sep 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The party girl that Harry got hooked onto, has now landed in jail. The girl who is a beauty expert is wanted for writing uncertified checks. Carrie ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Microsoft launches TV campaign to challenge Google


September 7th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 7 (IANS) Microsoft has launched a nationwide campaign called "Bing It On" in the US, trying to show web users the quality of its Bing search engine ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Badruddin Haqqani killed in drone attack: Report


August 25th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) American officials said they had strong indications that Badruddin Haqqani, the operational commander of the Haqqani network, was killed in a drone strike Friday which ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US military commander’s plane damaged in Afghan attack


August 21st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 21 (IANS) Rockets fired by insurgents from outside a heavily fortified airfield in Afghanistan damaged the transport plane of Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the US ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Initial college years weren’t easy: Watson


August 18th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson reveals that her initial years at the university "weren't easy" because she couldn't spend a lot of time with a solid group of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New study challenges babies with moral core finding


August 16th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Aug 16 (IANS) New Zealand researchers have challenged a landmark US study finding that suggested that even six-month-old children possess a moral core that permits them to judge people ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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...

Posted in Entertainment |

Obama leads Romney in 3 swing states


August 2nd, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) A new poll brought good cheer to US President Barack Obama leads as it showed him leading Republican challenger Mitt Romney by at least 6 ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

After India’s blackout, US experts suggest energy sector reforms


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) As power was getting restored in India after one of its worst blackouts in history, US energy experts called for reforms in India's energy sector ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US, Pakistan ink NATO transit deal


July 31st, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US and Pakistan Tuesday signed a deal formalising an agreement on NATO supplies to Afghanistan through Pakistani territory, US media reported.Pakistan had closed ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

South Korean activist allegedly electrocuted while detained in China


July 28th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by BNO News
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (BNO NEWS) -- A South Korean activist who was detained in China in March is claiming to have suffered abuse at the hands of authorities there, including torture by ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

EU tightens sanctions on Syria


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The 27-member European Union (EU) Monday approved a new set of sanctions against Syria, including a tougher arms embargo, in response to the escalating violence ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Yahoo taps former Google executive as CEO


July 17th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, July 17 (IANS) Yahoo Monday announced that it has appointed Marissa Mayer, a former Google executive, to be its president and chief executive officer (CEO), reported Xinhua. ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Hollywood producer Richard Zanuck dies


July 14th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) Veteran Hollywood filmmaker Richard Zanuck has died following a heart attack at his Beverly Hills home.The 77-year-old died Friday, reports hollywood.com.Son of Darryl Zanuck, who ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Alec Baldwin shares wedding joy


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:56 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 3 (IANS) Actor Alec Baldwin exchanged vows with fiancee Hilaria Thomas and later shared their wedding joy with fans by opening up about their first meeting.Details of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ang Lee’s ‘Life of Pi’ to release in India first


June 21st, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Director Ang Lee's magnum opus "Life of Pi", featuring Irrfan Khan and Tabu, will hit Indian screens Nov 21, ahead of its worldwide release.It will ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Saudi prince’s aide jailed for New York rape


June 9th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) A member of a Saudi prince's travelling entourage has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for raping a woman in a New York hotel two ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Estonian president calls economist a ’smug’


June 8th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tallinn, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The president of Estonia has launched an attack on US Nobel laureate Paul Krugman. The economist had written an article on Estonia in his blog ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Differences with Pakistan being worked out, says US enovy


May 21st, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago/Islamabad, May 21 (IANS) US Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan Marc Grossman has said that some differences exist with Pakistan and it will take time for the issues to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Dharun Ravi finds support from gay rights advocates


May 21st, 2012 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (IANS) Indian American student Dharun Ravi, who is set to be sentenced Monday for hate crimes for using a webcam to spy on his roommate kissing another ... Read more...

Posted in World |

11 killed in Taliban attack in Afghanistan


May 18th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) As many as 11 people, including four Taliban fighters, were killed and over a dozen others injured after militants attacked a provincial governor's ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Rajasthan-set ‘Marigold Hotel’ makes top 10 in US


May 15th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 15 (IANS) The Rajasthan-set comedy "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" climbed into the Top 10 at the US box office during the weekend of May 11-13 despite ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

What will Obama’s gay turn cost?


May 14th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 14 (IANS) Since Barack Obama "came out of the closet" on the issue of same-sex marriage, the spotlight has turned not so much on one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Joker’ features in New York Times, Shirish excited (Movie Snippets)


May 13th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Shirish Kunder is excited to know that his much- anticipated movie "Joker" has featured in New York Times' August movie release schedule."'Joker' features in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nobel laureate seeks reversal of US austerity measures


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman has called for more government spending and an end to US austerity measures in a bid to jolt the sluggish economy ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Houston’s mother writing a book


April 28th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 28 (IANS) Singer Whitney Houston's mother, Cissy, is reportedly writing a book and says it will clear all the "lies" about her late daughter's life.According to the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mexico probes Wal-Mart bribery allegations


April 27th, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 27 (IANS/EFE) Investigators are looking into allegations that US retail giant Wal-Mart's unit in Mexico paid bribes to officials to speed the opening of stores during its ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World media looks at Indian missile through China prism


April 20th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (IANS) The successful launch of India's long-range nuclear-capable missile was given prominent display in dailies across the world, including the US, Britain and South Asia, with most ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Obama’s security detail accused of misconduct (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) A dozen US Secret Service agents assigned to Colombia's Cartagena port city ahead of President Barack Obama's arrival for an Americas summit were sent ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Visa snafu forces Spanish singer to cancel US concert


April 12th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 12 (IANS/EFE) Spanish singer Pitingo was forced to cancel his planned US debut in New York last month when he was denied a visa because he shares ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Won’t give up nuclear rights: Iran


April 12th, 2012 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 12 (IANS) Iran has said it will attend the planned nuclear talks in Istanbul later this week but will not compromise on its right to atomic energy.Iran's chief ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nikki Haley hit by Time, Twitter (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) After facing a "bizarre" and "insensitive" question about Sikh taxi drivers from a top editor, South Carolina's Indian American Governor Nikki Haley has become the latest ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Google tests glasses that provide real-time information


April 5th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, April 5 (IANS) Google has announced test of its "Project Glass", a pair of augmented reality glasses that provides users real-time information right in front of their eyes. In ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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