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PMO dismisses report about Gen Bikram Singh links to PM


May 5th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Office Friday dismissed as "scurrilous, irresponsible and mischievous", a media report about Army Chief-designate Lt Gen Bikram Singh or his wife ... Read more...

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Notice issued to LAWDA over Srinagar farmhouse


April 25th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 25 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) Wednesday issued notice to a local development authority seeking details about a farmhouse, near a national park ... Read more...

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Drug dealer held after he fails quiz


April 17th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 17 (IANS) A Chinese drug trafficker, who claimed to be an undercover reporter at an anti-drug raid, was arrested after he failed to explain a term commonly used ... Read more...

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Now, a superhero who picks up rubbish


March 14th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 14 (IANS) A small town in Britain is being helped by a superhero - the "Phantom Litter Man". Wearing a mask and a black cape emblazoned with ... Read more...

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Google launches custom tailored search feature


August 13th, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) In a bid to trump Microsoft's Bing, Google will start to populate individual users' search results with posts that have been shared publicly by their ... Read more...

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Hazare defends Shanti Bhushan, says CD is bogus


April 17th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 17 (ANI): Veteran social activist Anna Hazare on Sunday rubbished allegations accusing former Law Minister Shanti Bhushan, who is the co-chairman of the Lokpal Bill joint drafting committee, of ... Read more...

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Gay rights activist murdered in Uganda


January 27th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) A leading gay rights activist has been murdered in Uganda a few months after a newspaper printed his photograph and called for him to be killed, the Sky ... Read more...

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Journalist shot dead in Chhattisgarh


January 24th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 24 (IANS) In a second such instance within five weeks, a journalist was shot dead by unidentified assailants at his residence in Raipur district, police said Monday. The killers were ... Read more...

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Marriage not Clooney’s cup of tea


January 23rd, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 23 (IANS) Hollywood actor George Clooney has no plans to marry 32-year-old Italian model Elisabetta Canalis whom he has been dating for last two years.Clooney, 48, married actress Talia ... Read more...

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George Clooney rules out getting married again


January 23rd, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney doesn't seem too keen on getting married to Elisabetta Canalis.The award-winning actor, who has been dating the Italian beauty for over a year said ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Be wary of information: Pakistani daily on fake WikiLeaks report


December 13th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 13 (IANS) It is in the Pakistani media's interest "to be a bit wary of the information suppliers that exist outside their pool of trustworthy sources", a leading Pakistani daily ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US model Jessica White sees story of her own arrest on firm’s elevator TV


November 15th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 15 (ANI): American model Jessica White was left flustered before the casting call for the Victoria's Secret fashion show when the story of her arrest showed up on the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pak politician diverted floodwaters to Christian village to save his property?


October 10th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 10 (ANI): The Punjab government has called an inquiry report over a news story published in an Italian newspaper alleging that a Pakistani politician had ordered the diversion of floodwaters ... Read more...

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Megan Fox more in love with Brian Austin Green after 2nd engagement


June 21st, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 21(ANI): Megan Fox has said that she is more in Love with Brian Austin Green, than she ever was.The 'Transformers' star got engaged for the second time with Green.And at ... Read more...

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Rathore planting false reports in media: Ruchika’s father


May 15th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panchkula (Haryana), May 15 (IANS) S.C. Girhotra, the father of molestation victim Ruchika, Saturday accused former Haryana police chief S.P.S. Rathore of planting a media report that the Central Bureau of Investigation ... Read more...

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Editors Guild condemns attack on Andhra Jyothi


March 24th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 24 (ANI): The Editors Guild of India on Wednesday condemned the attack on Telugu news channel ABN Andhra Jyothi, allegedly by members of Prajarajyam Party (PRP) led by cine ... 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...

Posted in World News |

Congress refuses to comment on N.D. Tiwari


December 26th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) The Congress Saturday refused to officially comment on the sex scandal involving Andhra Pradesh Governor N.D. Tiwari, but party leaders privately said that the octogenarian leader will ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

People rejoice firing of Kim Zolciak & NeNe Leakes from ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’


December 14th, 2009 - 2:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Atlanta, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Majority of the people are quite pleased that Kim Zolciak and NeNe Leakes have reportedly been fired from ‘The Real Housewives of Atlanta’. And the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

30,000 U.S. troops not fighting 100 Al Qaeda terrorists


December 3rd, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec.3 (ANI): Intelligence officials have disputed suggestions that President Obama is sending 30,000 more troops to fight 100 Al Qaeda operatives in Afghanistan, arguing that their influence with the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Palin attacks media for criticising her private plane use


December 2nd, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec.2 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has attacked media outlets for reporting on her traveling on private jet rather than on the bus on her continuing book tour."What ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Court grants bail to Orissa journalist


December 1st, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Cuttack, Dec 1 (IANS) The Orissa High Court Tuesday granted conditional bail to a journalist who was arrested by state police in September for indulging in anti- government activities, a lawyer said. ... Read more...

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Aishwarya turned down reality show over film commitments


October 13th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 13 (IANS) Actress Aishwarya Rai, who was supposed to feature on Sony TV's reality show "Dance Premier League", couldn't accept the offer due to her packed schedule and not ... Read more...

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Orissa journalists to protest colleague’s arrest


October 10th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 10 (IANS) Journalists in Orissa are set to stage a protest outside the Raj Bhavan Monday against the arrest of a scribe last month on charges of sedition and assisting ... Read more...

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Debbie Rowe says ‘Hell no!’ to idea of raising MJ’s kids


July 15th, 2009 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 15 (ANI): Michael Jackson's ex-wife Debbie Rowe has reportedly told one of her pals that she doesn't want the two kids she bore for the late King of ... Read more...

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Jolie enrols daughters in dance classes


July 8th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 8 (ANI): Angelina Jolie has reportedly enrolled her eldest two daughters in dance classes in Los Angeles.The actress was photographed with her girls Zahara, 4, and Shiloh, 3, as ... Read more...

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Apple CEO Steve Jobs has had liver transplant during medical leave


June 20th, 2009 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs has reportedly had a liver transplant during his medical leave that started in January this year, and is expected to return to work ... Read more...

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Dennis Quaid’s twins win $250,000 pay-out each from LA hospital


June 20th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Dennis Quaid's twins will get 250,000 dollars each from Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, as part of a settlement related to the babies' near-fatal blood thinner overdose controversy.Bosses ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Now, ‘Dispute Finder’ to give you two sides of a news story


June 20th, 2009 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): Just like there are two sides to the same coin, a new Internet tool is now here to give you two sides of the same news story.Well, Dispute ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

How a sleazy news story about JFK went unreported


May 31st, 2009 - 11:25 am ICT by ANI
New York, May 31 (ANI): A new book reveals that one of former U.S. President John F. Kennedy's sex romps failed to become a sensational story because National Enquirer founder Generoso Pope ... Read more...

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Japanese pop singer apologizes for nude behaviour


April 25th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): A Japanese pop singer, arrested for public indecency, after he was found drunk and naked in a Tokyo park has apologized to his fans for his "shameful" conduct.Tsuyoshi ... Read more...

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Star Trek’s ‘Spock’ to return to small screen as millionaire scientist


April 9th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 9 (ANI): Leonard Nimoy is reportedly all set to return to small screen to star as a millionaire scientist.The 78-year-old, best known for playing the character of Spock on Star ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Impostor shocks Goa Congress, media


March 31st, 2009 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 31 (IANS) Congress Goa's unit Tuesday clarified a man, who interacted with the Goan media earlier in the day after introducing himself as the 'political advisor' to Congress president ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mexican centenarian finally obtains birth certificate


January 23rd, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 23 (IANS) A 106-year-old Mexican man received for the first time a birth certificate in the northern city of Saltillo, EFE reported Friday.Mateo Ramirez Gonzalez was born in 1902 ... Read more...

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Tharoor denies disrespect to national anthem


January 17th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi/New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Former UN under secretary general Shashi Tharoor Saturday strongly refuted the charge that he had shown disrespect to the national anthem during an event in Kochi last ... Read more...

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