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China daily asks foreign media to behave


May 10th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) A state-run Chinese newspaper Thursday asked the foreign media to take an "objective and balanced view" towards China, saying some journalists tend to be negative."We don't ... Read more...

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Iran launches satellite


February 3rd, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has successfully launched an observation satellite, Iranian news network Press TV reported Friday.The domestically-built Navid (Harbinger) satellite is designed to take pictures of the ... Read more...

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FedEx apologises on behalf of employee who threw monitor over a fence


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A FedEx delivery guy has lost his job after he decided to throw a monitor over a fence. Unfortunately for the unidentified worker, his action was ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Bat on a Delta plane terrifies passengers


August 11th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madison, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Passengers on a Delta airline from Madison to Atlanta were terrified when a bat took to flight inside the plane. A passenger managed to capture the animal ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Journalist mugged in Delhi


July 7th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A journalist working in a news channel was Thursday mugged by three assailants in central Delhi's shopping and business hub Connaught Place, police said. The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Snoop Dogg launches news channel


May 27th, 2011 - 4:52 am ICT by IANS
London, May 27 (IANS) Singer Snoop Dogg launched a spoof news show " Ggn: Dogg News Network" on his YouTube channel."I am excited to launch another project for my fans ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Libyan tribal chiefs call for amnesty


May 8th, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Libyan tribal chiefs have urged a general amnesty for all fighters engaged in the uprising against Muammar Gaddafi, the Al Jazeera news network has reported.In ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Dust storm, rain bring down heat (Lead)


May 6th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Rains and a dust storm hit parts of the national capital towards the evening Friday, bringing the temperature down by a notch. The Met Office ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kevin Spacey appearance in Congress for arts funding called off


April 6th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kevin Spacey’s planned appearance in Congress was scraped on Tuesday as the country’s budget debate heats up. He would now have to have a press conference ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China puts history of communist party online


January 2nd, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 2 (IANS) Chinese websites and news portals have begun running a special column describing major events in the history of the Communist Party of China (CPC) as part of the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Fake WikiLeaks: Pakistan news agency editor sacked


December 12th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 12 (IANS) Siddique Sajid, editor of Pakistan's Online news agency, has been sacked after it published a fake WikiLeaks report that New Delhi allegedly played a role in destabilizing the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

China’s iPad users get free TV broadcast


October 25th, 2010 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 25 (IANS) China's state-owned television network China Xinhua News Network Corporation (CNC) will provide a 24-hour free broadcast to iPad users in the country.Users of Apple Inc's wireless tablet computer ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Simon Cowell’s wedding called off?


June 12th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): Simon Cowell's big wedding has been called off - at least that's what Britain's Got Talent judge Piers Morgan has hinted.Morgan has indicated that his pal is not ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Winfrey launches hunt for new TV host


June 9th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey has launched a hunt for a new TV host for a show due to go on air on her television network. She ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Japanese firm comes up with cheaper alternative to Apple’s iPad


June 2nd, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 2 (ANI): Japan's Orphan Electronics has launched the "iPed", which comes in a casing identical to Apple's iPad.According to Fox News, "iPed" is starting to hit the Chinese market.According ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Asian media influence must match economic clout: Chinese official


April 9th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr.9 (ANI): Li Changchun, a member of the Standing Committee of the Political Bureau of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, has said Asian media should increase their influence to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Victoria Beckham turns to ‘yogalosophy’


April 6th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Former Spice Girl Victoria Beckham has turned to 'yogalosophy' fitness regime, a practice which combines yoga with astrology. "She bought the Yogalosophy DVD and does her workout at ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Punish cop for illegal hockey ticket sales: Kalmadi (Lead)


March 6th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association president Suresh Kalmadi Saturday sought action against a policeman caught on camera selling Hockey World Cup tickets in the black market. "The incident outside the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Take action against cop selling Hockey World Cup tickets illegally: Kalmadi


March 6th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association president Suresh Kalmadi Saturday demanded action against policeman caught on camera selling Hockey World Cup tickets in the black. "The incident outside the stadium where ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Iranian navy launches first indigenously built warship


February 19th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 19 (DPA) The Iranian navy Friday launched its first indigenously built warship, the news network Khabar reported. The 94-metre-long Jamaran was launched in the presence of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kathy Griffin now won’t be allowed at the CNN’s New Year eve show


January 6th, 2010 - 3:21 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The foul-mouthed Kathy Griffin won’t be allowed back on CNN’s New Year’s Eve show after two consecutive years of profanity-laced jokes, AOL.com’s PopEater blog reported ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

UN employee shot dead in Philippines


November 27th, 2009 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Manila, Nov 27 (IANS) A Filipino employee of Unicef was shot dead in southern Philippines, authorities said Friday. The employee based in the southern city of Cotabato died Thursday with a gunshot ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards to hold military manoeuvres


November 22nd, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 22 (DPA) Iran's Revolutionary Guards were scheduled to begin military manoeuvres Sunday, the news network Khabar reported. The exercises will last for five days and mainly focus on testing the air ... Read more...

Posted in World |

CNN’s John King Replaces Dobbs In A Political Program


November 13th, 2009 - 10:48 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov.13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Noted American journalist John King is all set to replace Lou Dobbs in the 7p.m time slot in CNN network from early next year. The decision was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nine missing after helicopter-plane collision in US


October 30th, 2009 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Oct 30 (DPA) Nine persons were reported missing and feared dead after a collision between a Coast Guard plane and a navy helicopter off California's coast, the TV news network ... Read more...

Posted in World |

I am not here to negotiate on Kashmir: Holbrooke


August 20th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Aug. 20 (ANI): US Special Envoy for Pakistan and Afghanistan, Richard Holbrooke, who is currently on a visit to Pakistan, has said his visit has nothing to do with the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

10 dead as explosions hit Baghdad (Lead)


August 19th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 19 (DPA) A series of explosions shook central Baghdad Wednesday morning, killing at least 10 people. Two mortars landed inside the heavily protected Green Zone, the site of most foreign embassies, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Iranian passenger plane crashes


July 15th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 15 (DPA) An Iranian passenger plane Wednesday crashed in Qazvin province northwest of the capital Tehran, the news network Khabar reported. The plane belonged to Caspian Airlines and was flying with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sarah Palin’s Resignation Speech And Reactions To It


July 5th, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has shocked the people of Alaska as well as the world with the her announcement some days ago that she is going to resign from the Governor's office ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

The top five ‘green’ gifts for Father’s Day


June 20th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): If you're thinking of marking Father's Day with the Mother Nature touch, then here's a list of gifts that can prove useful for you.Environmental News Network has put ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Ahmadinejad leads in Iran election


June 13th, 2009 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 13 (DPA) Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was nearing re-election as Iran's president early Saturday, winning 65 percent of the votes counted so far, the Khabar news network reported. With 68 percent of the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Website users create internet script in attempt to reach 1,000,000 followers first


April 16th, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by admin
San Francisco, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – Users of the website 4chan, an English-language image and discussion board launched in 2003, have created a script which enables them to create thousands of Twitter ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

US, South Korea say North Korean satellite launch fails


April 5th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul/Washington, April 5 (DPA) Media reports in the US and South Korea said Sunday that North Korea had failed to place a satellite into orbit with its rocket launching earlier in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Obama’s changes welcome, if serious: Ahmadinejad


January 28th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 28 (DPA) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Wednesday said that if the changes proclaimed by his US counterpart were serious, Tehran would welcome them."If the changes mentioned (by Obama) were truly ... Read more...

Posted in World |

10pct families in Korea suffer from environmental diseases


December 28th, 2008 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): A new research has revealed that 10 percent households in Korea have at least one member suffering from an environment-related disease.The research, conducted on 1,000 adults nationwide ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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