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Purify internet, censor comments on news websites, says MP


May 10th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) A Congress MP Thursday called for internet to be "purified" and "abusive" and "filthy" comments on celebrities and politicians, often found in the comments sections ... Read more...

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Laid-off man throws shoes at Iranian President Ahmadinejad


December 13th, 2011 - 4:06 am ICT by BNO News
SARI, IRAN (BNO NEWS) -- A laid-off textile worker was arrested on Monday after he threw his shoes at Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad who was visiting a factory in northern Iran, opposition ... Read more...

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Chinese police arrest two men for spreading ‘false information’ online


December 12th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by BNO News
CHANGSHA, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Chinese police arrested two men on Sunday after they allegedly spread false information online about a large number of police officers guarding a wedding in south-central China, ... Read more...

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US concerned over Lanka-e-News blockade


November 1st, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 1 (IANS) The US Tuesday voiced "deep concern" over the blocking of Internet news site Lanka-e-News and urged authorities in Sri Lanka to ensure freedom of expression."While the ... Read more...

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10th anniversary of 9/11 splashed across Chinese media


September 11th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 11 (IANS) Most newspapers here carried articles Sunday to mark the 10th anniversary of 9/11, denouncing terrorist activities.The People's Daily published a news story titled "US starts ... Read more...

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Protests spread across Karnataka against Hazare’s arrest (Lead)


August 16th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) Thousands of people, including college and school students, came out on the streets Tuesday across cities and towns in Karnataka protesting the arrest of civil ... Read more...

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Rupert Murdoch to appear in court


July 19th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Embattled media mogul Rupert Murdoch has been dragged to appear before UK lawmakers and answer questions on the phone hacking scandal that has rocked the country.Rupert’s ... Read more...

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China sets up Internet information office


May 4th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, May 4(ANI): The Chinese government has established the State Internet Information Office to direct, coordinate and supervise online content management and handle the administration of online news reporting.The office will ... Read more...

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China sets up office for Internet information management


May 4th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 4 (IANS) The Chinese government announced Wednesday the setting up of a department to manage Internet information.The department, known as the State Internet Information Office, will direct, coordinate ... Read more...

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AOL buys Huffington Post for 315 million dollars


February 7th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 7(ANI): New York-based AOL is reportedly buying the Huffington Post for 315 million dollars.The Huffington Post is a progressive American news website and content aggregating blog founded by Arianna ... Read more...

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Christian Slater’s death reports are a hoax


February 1st, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Daily Mail has reported that contrary to Internet rumors, Christian Slater is not dead.The actor was the subject of a snowboarding accident rumor that hit ... Read more...

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Office workers spend 6 hours in a week surfing Internet


November 24th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): A new study has revealed that office workers spend the equivalent of almost one day a week surfing the Internet at work.Workers are taking Internet breaks, rather than ... Read more...

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Snags in CWG website upset media persons


October 8th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) The facilities at the Main Press Centre might be otherwise perfect but the slow website of the 2010 Commonwealth Games is turning out to be an irritant ... 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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Nearly three in four Chinese use microblogs for latest news, information: Survey


August 25th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Beijuing, Aug 25 (ANI): A majority 73.5 percent of Chinese, thats three in four, use microblogs to receive the latest news and information, according to a survey conducted by the China Youth ... Read more...

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Chinese media turns black-and-white to mourn mudslide deaths


August 15th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 15 (IANS) Online versions of major Chinese newspapers including China Daily, Global Times, People's Daily and Shanghai Daily wore a black-and-white look Sunday to mourn the over 1,200 deaths in ... Read more...

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Britons ’spend more Internet time reading news than looking at porn’


May 20th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 20 (ANI): A new survey has found that Britons now spend more of their Internet time visiting news websites than looking at pornography. Web users spend an average of ... Read more...

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Radio rules the roost as most trusted source of news in UK


May 19th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): Video has not, after all, killed the radio star if a UK Office of Communications survey is to be gone by, as according to it, radio has ... Read more...

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China won’t allow anonymous online comments


May 4th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 4 (IANS) China will bring to an end anonymous online comments and "harmful information" on the Internet would be monitored, an official said. Wang Chen, director of the State Council Information ... Read more...

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Old media still a dominant source for information, news for Aussies: Survey


March 16th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 16(ANI): A new survey has found that Australians trust the supposed "old" media such as newspapers, television, and radio more than the Internet.According to Essential Research survey, despite the ... Read more...

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Gordon Lightfoot’s death was a hoax


February 19th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Calgary, Feb 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gordon Lightfoot is very much alive, contrary to reports that he had died while touring North America. His death news on Thursday was confirmed as a ... Read more...

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New York Times to charge for online content in 2011


January 20th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) -- The New York Times on Wednesday announced plans to introduce a paid model for its website in early 2011, less than three years after terminating an ... Read more...

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Stabbing of Indian in Australia evokes online fury in India


January 4th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan. 4 (ANI): Fury over the stabbing death of a 21-year-old Indian man in West Footscray on his way to work at a fast-food outlet on Saturday night has spilled ... Read more...

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Iran to prosecute US hikers for espionage


December 14th, 2009 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 14 (DPA) The three US hikers detained in Iran for more than five months on charges of espionage are to be tried, Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki said Monday. Shane Bauer, Sarah ... Read more...

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Murdoch’s decision to charge for access to News Corp. websites opposed


August 9th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug. 9 (ANI): Readers of news.com.au, a website owned by Aussie media mogul Rupert Murdoch, have opposed Murdoch's announcement that pay walls would be erected around all news websites by News ... Read more...

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Meet the girl whose ‘rear view’ captivated Obama at G-8


July 12th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 12 (ANI): The girl who appeared to have caught the eye of US President Barack Obama and that of his French counterpart Nicolas Sarkozy at the G-8 summit in ... Read more...

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Fake Internet stories claim Jeff Goldblum, Harrison Ford to be dead


June 26th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 26 (ANI): While news websites are constantly running stories of Michael Jackson's and Farrah Fawcett's death, internet pranksters have posted fake stories of the deaths of two more ... Read more...

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BJP advertisements yanked off Pakistani websites


May 16th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 16 (IANS) Advertisements prominently featuring Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani and promising a "strong leader, decisive government" were quickly yanked off prominent Pakistani news websites Saturday as ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Netizens wish PM speedy recovery


January 24th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) News websites are flooded with messages from Indians across the country praying for the speedy recovery of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, while he was undergoing a heart ... Read more...

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Bored Brit housewives spend half their leisure hours surfing the Internet


December 9th, 2008 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Bored Brit housewives spend most of their leisure hours surfing the Internet, according to a new survey.Digital World, Digital Life - a study into how people spend ... Read more...

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Paula Goodspeed found dead


November 13th, 2008 - 11:15 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
An ex-American Idol contestant was found dead outside outside the Los Angeles home of Paula Abdul on Tuesday night.Paula Goodspeed, 30, whose Idol audition aired during Season 5, appears to have died ... Read more...

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