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Crime reports an anti-government campaign: Bengal minister


August 19th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) A West Bengal minister Sunday termed the reports of alleged rapes as a "rotten campaign" against the government and denied that the law and order situation ... Read more...

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China shuts down 89 websites for fraud


June 19th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) China has shut down 89 websites for conducting "fraudulent activities" in the name of government organisations and charity groups, the government said Tuesday.The State Internet Information ... Read more...

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Al Jazeera English now available on Tata Sky too


April 26th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Aiming to provide "high quality international news" to a wider Indian audience, Gulf-based Al Jazeera Network Thursday announced that its English network will also be ... Read more...

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Ex-manager files lawsuit against MJ’s estate


February 18th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 18 (IANS) Michael Jackson's former manager has filed a lawsuit against the late King of Pop's estate.In the suit, Tohme Tohme claims that he saved Jackson ... Read more...

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I was born to entertain: Ranveer Singh


December 12th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh, whose latest release "Ladies vs Ricky Bahl" has received rave reviews, believes that he was born to entertain and won't mind performing live ... Read more...

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Online surfing promotes reading habit


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (IANS) Online users seeking general information or accessing social networking sites often come across news which they start reading, just out of curiosity.There has been a ... Read more...

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Avoid senseless news stories: Medvedev tells media


November 6th, 2011 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said he would not like to tell mass media what their policy should be but he wants them to avoid ... Read more...

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US military equipment being moved out of Iraq: Report


August 6th, 2011 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Nearly 60 percent of US military equipment has been moved out of Iraq and the remaining is on track as the deadline for American forces to ... Read more...

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How your religious experiences shape you news preferences


March 27th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): A new research suggests that religious experiences will subconsciously affect the way that individuals consume news about religion and spirituality.Michael Kitchens, assistant professor of psychology at Lebanon Valley ... Read more...

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Prince William fails to spark ‘media tsunami’ during lacklustre Oz visit


March 21st, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 21 (ANI): Prince William's short visit to Australia has surprisingly failed to earn him the kind of rave reviews and cheering he got last year.The second in line to ... Read more...

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‘Climategate’ undermined belief in global warming among TV meteorologists: Study


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A new study has shown that 'Climategate' undermined the belief in global warming, and possibly also trust in climate scientists among TV meteorologists.Climategate' is the unauthorized release of ... Read more...

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Men ‘more interested in jobs where individual competition determines wages’


January 14th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): A study at the University of Chicago has shown that men are more likely than women to seek jobs in which competition with coworkers affects pay rates, a ... Read more...

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Now a movie on Swift, West feud


November 10th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) The feud between singer Taylor Swift and Kayne West will be spoofed by co-chairman of Vivid Entertainment Steve Hirsch in a new X-rated movie."We're always analysing news ... Read more...

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Media passing through credibility crisis: Himachal CM


October 5th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 5 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal Tuesday said the media is currently passing through a credibility crisis and asked journalists to discharge their duty through responsible reporting.Healthy ... Read more...

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Women still under-represented in news media coverage


September 30th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 30 (ANI): A new survey has suggested that women are still significantly under-represented and misrepresented in news media coverage.The research of 108 countries by the Global Media Monitoring Project, showed ... Read more...

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Specialist health reporters write better stories


September 15th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 15 (ANI): An analysis has revealed that specialist health journalists write better news stories than less experienced writers.David Henry from the University of Toronto and colleagues analysed Australian news stories ... Read more...

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Egypt denies reports about Mubarak’s health


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:35 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 22 (IANS) Egypt Wednesday denied recent reports about the deterioration of President Hosni Mubarak's health. "The president's intensive activity recently is the best answer to such news stories," Xinhua quoted Egyptian ... Read more...

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Biel stays away from reading news stories


July 10th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) Hollywood actress Jessica Biel does not read news stories about her career and love life because she feels "completely wrecked" if she comes across harsh criticism. The "A-Team" star ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber Is A Gay! Or Is He?


July 9th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Stories surrounding the Canadian singer do not seem to come to an end. This time the hue and cry is over the fact that Justin Bieber ... Read more...

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Russian woman arrested for assisting German spy


June 26th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ropar (Punjab), June 26 (IANS) A Russian woman accused of assisting a suspected German spy and who has been living in India without legal documents has been arrested, police said Saturday. Oliga ... Read more...

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Bangladesh Observer closed down


June 8th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 8 (IANS) Bangladesh Observer, one of the country's oldest English language daily newspapers, closed down Tuesday after a prolonged dispute between the owners and employees. Founded in 1949 as Pakistan Observer, ... Read more...

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Consumers blame organization for crises more when customers are injured


April 17th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): Consumers tend to blame organization for crises more when the injured party is a consumer, rather than a member of the organization, according to a University of Missouri ... Read more...

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Deepika’s new acting style


April 12th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Housefull is one eagerly anticipated movie! The movie boasts of a high-rated starcast which includes comedy must haves, Akshay and Riteish, while the leading ladies are ... Read more...

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Chief Justice John Roberts not stepping down


March 6th, 2010 - 3:52 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are loads of rumors that the Chief Justice John Roberts is thinking of stepping down, but apparently all these rumors are just baseless and ... Read more...

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‘Paid news’ a serous concern: Ambika Soni


March 5th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 5 (ANI): Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni on Friday described the 'paid news' as a serious matter and, said right of the public to receive correct and ... Read more...

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Google doodle goes tricolour on India’s R-Day


January 26th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) The doodle on Google's homepage showcased the India colours -- saffron, white and green -- on the country's 61st Republic Day Tuesday. The graphic shows three aircraft leaving ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Edwards relieved that John Edwards admits fathering Rielle Hunter’s child


January 23rd, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Elizabeth Edwards estranged wife of John Edwards, is relieved that he admitted fathering a love child with Rielle Hunter. She is also happy that with this ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Edwards relieved that John Edwards admits fathering a love child


January 22nd, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Yesterday the former US Senator John Edwards of North Carolina had admitted that he fathered a daughter with his mistress Rielle Hunter. With this admission his ... Read more...

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Chris Cuomo is the new co-host of ‘20/20′


December 11th, 2009 - 3:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Dec 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The charismatic anchor of ‘Good Morning America’ Chris Cuomo has said that he is leaving the show and will instead be the new co-host ... Read more...

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Chris Cuomo leaving ‘Good Morning America’ for ‘20/20′


December 10th, 2009 - 9:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Dec 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The charismatic anchor of ‘Good Morning America’ Chris Cuomo has said that he is leaving the show and will instead be the co-host of ‘20/20’. ... Read more...

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White House rhetoric key to shaping public’s foreign policy opinions


December 2nd, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 2 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the University of Missouri suggests that White House rhetoric in vital in shaping foreign policy opinions.The study also found that the simple ... Read more...

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Murdoch may block search engines from using News Corp’s content


November 10th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10(ANI): Aussie media mogul Rupert Murdoch has said he will try to block search engines from using news content from his companies.Murdoch has said he will also explore methods ... Read more...

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Online health news stories with negative, localized info attract more readers


August 28th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 28 (ANI): Readers devote more attention and memory to news about local health threats than news about distant, or non-local, health threats, according to a study at the University of ... Read more...

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My concerns are my kids: Kate Goselin


August 27th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IBNS
By Ken RoyAug 27 (IBNS) Kate Gosselin after splitting wit husband Jon said that she and her kids would like to continue their TV show, but admits it will be up to ... Read more...

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Malaysian ‘whip-for-drinking-beer’ model hogs international news headlines


August 25th, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Petaling Jaya, Aug. 25 (ANI): The story of former Malaysian model Kartika Sari Dewi Shukarno, who is to be whipped in public for drinking beer, has caught international attention.The news of ... Read more...

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