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Government discriminates against our states: BJP


August 19th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday accused the Congress-led central government of discriminating against BJP-ruled states.It said the central government was creating hurdles ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Britannia NutriChoice’s healthy online ‘Olympic’ games


July 25th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Home-grown global processed food and snacks major Britannia Industries has launched a 40-day, event-packed online pastime -- "Game for Health" -- coinciding with the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Scientists decode brain activity of monkeys


July 22nd, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 22 (IANS) Scientists were able to "see" that two monkeys were planning to tackle the same task differently, even before they moved a muscle, thanks to a decoding ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Chinese women’s judo team making progress: Coach


July 10th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 10 (IANS) The Chinese women's judo team is making progress before the upcoming London Olympic Games, head coach Fu Guoyi said here Tuesday."Our judokas are making some progress," ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Turn around dysfunctional ties with US: Pakistani daily


July 5th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 5 (IANS) Pakistan and the US should grasp the opportunity presented by the reopening of NATO supply routes to "turn a dysfunctional relationship into one that can ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Asperger’s no obstacle for young Kolkata inventor (Feature)


May 14th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Asperger's syndrome has never been a disability for Shashank Agarwal. The 20-year-old has invented a light sensitive alarm to monitor tigers, a vertical-axis windmill that can ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Suu Kyi wants word changed in oath


April 19th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, April 19 (IANS) Myanmar's pro-democracy campaigner Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) Thursday asked the government to change a word in the oath of office taken ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bangladesh to protest against Cheema’s obstruction


March 25th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 25 (IANS) The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) will lodge a complaint with the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) over the collision between Mahmudullah ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

viSparsh: Helping the blind through touch (With images)


February 6th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Mohammed Wasim is a young helpline operator at India's National Association for the Blind (NAB) who could only perceive brightness and lights, but the lack ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Real Housewives of Beverly Hills’ to get a new star soon


February 1st, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There may be a new cast to the new show Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Radar Online reports that the wife of Sylvester Stallone, Jennifer Flavin, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Contraband’-predictable fun while it lasts


January 28th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Contraband"; Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Giovanni Ribisi, Kate Beckinsale; Director: Baltasar Kormakur; Rating: ***There are films made on predictable scripts. Yet their execution often raises their quality a few notches and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tweetographer helps locate the hot and happening


November 9th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 9 (IANS) The Tweetographer, a web-based application, clues in users on what's hot and happening in their cities or neighbourhoods.The application works by collecting in real time tweets ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Delhi boy’s stick for the blind wins award


September 27th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Shantanu Gangwar, a Class 12 student, was pained to see his blind friends bump into walls, furniture and other objects. So he invented a smart ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Legal bind between cow, calf


September 5th, 2011 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) A legal issue became an obstacle between a cow and its calf when a Delhi Court Monday refused to pass an order on a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sheffield Shield to be played under twilight


August 17th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 17 (IANS) Eight Sheffield Shield matches will be played in twilight time slots as per Cricket Australia's (CA) new domestic cricket schedule released Wednesday. In what is seen ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Terrafugia Transition gets US approval


July 19th, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In just five years time, the long-held dream of seeing a flying car may come to pass. US officials gave the greenlight to the car as far ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

US President gives a 36-hr ‘debt deficit’ deadline to the US Congress


July 18th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama issued a 36-hour deadline to the US Congress to come up with a deal that will prevent the country from defaulting on its ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Images of Hobbit dwarves released


July 8th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The producers of the Hobbit has released images of three of the thirteen dwarves in the movie. The movie is currently being filmed in the Australian ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

67 mn school age kids deprived of education: UN


July 4th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, July 4 (IANS) At least 67 million children of school-going age are still denied the right to education due to financial, social or other challenges, such as health ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Important to get back to winning ways: Tendulkar


May 15th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Mumbai Indians captain Sachin Tendulkar says it is important for the team to get back to its winning ways ahead of the top four play-offs ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Chinese musician to translate Tagore compositions


May 5th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) Renowned Chinese musician Liu Yuening is set about to translate Rabindranath Tagore's compositions into Chinese as part of the bard's 150th birth anniversary celebrations. The first ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

The 70 ways that boredom can kill a marriage


April 25th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 25 (ANI): A study has found that there are 70 ways boredom can kill a marriage, with women more likely to lose interest in the relationship than men.The research showed ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Why female bosses wreck other women’s promotion hopes


April 11th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 11 (ANI): A study has found that a female boss is more likely to wreck a woman's promotion prospects in male-dominated environment.Instead, women who do break through the glass ceiling ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Anna Hazare says his struggle against corruption will continue


April 9th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 9(ANI): Welcoming the Central government's move to accept public demands for the formulation of Lok Pal Bill, social activist Anna Hazare on Saturday asserted that his struggle against corruption ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Yemen’s President Saleh negotiating his departure


March 27th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sanaa, Mar.27 (ANI): Yemen's President, Ali Abdullah Saleh is negotiating his departure from power during talks with the opposition.Yemeni Foreign Minister Abubakr al-Qirbi has said that transfer of power could be negotiated, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Black money in realty an unfortunate reality: PM


March 18th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) In a candid admission that black money in the realty sector was an unfortunate reality in India, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said one ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

I never faced obstacles because of my sexual preference: Onir


March 13th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Gay director Onir is quite upright about his alternative sexual preference and asserts that it didn't create obstacles in his career. He says that he ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kate Moss turns to hypnotherapy to quit smoking


March 11th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): Supermodel Kate Moss has reportedly turned to hypnotherapy to give up her smoking habit.The 37-year-old, who puffed away on the Paris catwalk this week, is trying for a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Emily Blunt stars in ‘The adjustment bureau’


March 9th, 2011 - 2:36 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British actress Emily Blunt plays Elise in a new movie ‘The Adjustment Bureau’.The popularity of ‘Black Swan’ greatly raises the bar for the movie. Emily is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India seeks evacuation permission from interior Libya (Lead)


February 28th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India Monday said it has sought permission from the Libyan authorities to fly its aircraft to the southwestern city of Sabha to evacuate its nationals stranded there."India's ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Brit school bans football from being played in playground


February 25th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): A school in Britain has banned its pupils from bringing modern synthetic or leather footballs into the playground and told them to use balls made of sponge instead.Teacher ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now, quantum dot display for sharper flexible TV screen images


February 21st, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): For more than a decade, engineers have been trying to make television displays out of quantum dots.Now, researchers at Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, South Korea, have ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Court pulls up parents for meddling in daughter’s life


February 19th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Saturday rapped parents who, instead of helping to solve the problems in their daughters' married life, tried to fuel the flame and made ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Growing discontent over Chinese maids results in popularity of Filipino maids


February 11th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): The growing general discontent in China over the services provided by local house maids has resulted in a rise in popularity of Filipino maids, who are often ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pope believed ‘priests should be allowed to have sex’


February 7th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 7 (ANI): Joseph Ratzinger, now Pope Benedict XVI, had as a young priest, signed a memorandum suggesting Vatican to relax celibacy rules.He reportedly thought it would attract more people to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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