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Concerned over clashes within, Indian Army ‘back to basics’


September 19th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) After recent soldier-officer stand-offs in two key units deployed in Jammu and Kashmir, a concerned Indian Army chief General Bikram Singh Wednesday said the 1.13-million ... Read more...

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Improve intelligence to thwart blasts: Pawar


August 4th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Saturday called upon the Maharashtra government to improve its intelligence set-up to prevent a repeat of the serial blasts in Pune ... Read more...

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CRPF constable shoots self in Srinagar


June 14th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 14 (IANS) A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) constable Thursday committed suicide here by shooting himself with his rifle, police said."Today, CRPF constable Santosh Kumar, of 61 battalion, ... Read more...

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New law sobers up drunk drivers in China


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 23 (IANS) The number of drunk driving cases in China has dropped by 40 percent over the last year after stricter punishment was imposed through an amended law, ... Read more...

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Allison-Yash experiment works; ‘?’ scares to the core (IANS Movie Review)


February 17th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "?: A Real Life Experience"; Director: Allison Patel-Yash Dave; Rating: ***It is rare for horror in Bollywood to not appear horrific in ways that the genre was never meant to ... Read more...

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Iran to launch Bushehr n-plant in February


November 24th, 2011 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 24 (IANS) Iran has announced that its Bushehr nuclear power plant will be launched in February next year.The Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI) made the announcement Wednesday, ... Read more...

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India should assert with Sri Lanka: Jayalalithaa


November 16th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday urged the central government to assert itself and tell Sri Lanka to control "rogue elements" in its navy ... Read more...

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China to ensure quality food in schools


October 24th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 24 (IANS) China will launch nationwide inspection in school canteens to prevent occurrences of food poisoning, Xinhua reported Sunday.The State Food and Drug Administration (SFDA) and Ministry of ... Read more...

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X Factor Season Premiere: Ashley Deckard


September 23rd, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was the second night of the Season Premiere of X Factor. Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, Nicole Scherzinger, and LA Reid were judges of the biggest contest in ... Read more...

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Watching actors smoke could make kids vulnerable


July 8th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Adolescents watching actors light a cigarette on screen are more vulnerable to tobacco use in life, a study conducted on Delhi students said Friday, confirming ... Read more...

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Joint efforts needed to tackle natural disasters: Official


July 1st, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) There is a need to tackle natural disasters, which affect everyone, - poor or rich - in a collective manner, an official of India's disaster ... Read more...

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Brain’s response to sadness can cause depression relapse


May 31st, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 31 (IANS) The brains of people who have been depressed can show whether they are likely to relapse, especially if they are experiencing mild sadness. "Part of what ... Read more...

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China to penalise people found spreading STDs


May 21st, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 21 (IANS) Authorities in China may soon be able to penalise anyone found intentionally spreading sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), according to the latest draft amendment by the health ... Read more...

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Warne slapped with $50,000 fine


May 18th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Wednesday slapped Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Warne with a $50,000 fine for publicly criticising Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) secretary Sanjay Dixit after ... Read more...

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Trainer aircraft crashes, two pilots eject safely (Lead)


April 29th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Chennai/Bangalore, April 28 (IANS) Two test pilots of a trainer aircraft belonging to Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) ejected to safety minutes before the plane crashed near a forest in Krishnagiri ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan Extends A Helping Hand Towards The Ailing A. K. Hangal


January 22nd, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
A. K. Hangal, the actor of yesteryears, is in a pitiful state at 95-year. He has been suffering from age related illness and his family, which consists of his 75-year ... Read more...

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Amitabh offers support to A.K. Hangal


January 21st, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) After Aamir Khan, megastar Amitabh Bachchan has come forward to offer support to ailing veteran actor A.K. Hangal, who is languishing in penury."It has been sad ... Read more...

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Sexually inappropriate teacher-pupil relationships ‘just tip of iceberg’


December 20th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 20 (ANI): The Rape Prevention Education (RPE) in New Zealand has said that the sexually inappropriate teacher-pupil relationships censured by the industry body are "just the tip of the iceberg".RPE ... Read more...

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Minnesota Metrodome Collapse Hogs Headlines


December 14th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Minnesota metrodome collapse is hogging the spotlight now. A New York based company named Birdair Inc made and installed the roof. The company representatives came ... Read more...

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UN thanks India for aid to Pak flood victims


October 8th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 8 (ANI): The United Nations has thanked India for its generous contribution of US $ 25 million for the victims of the massive floods in Pakistan describing it as ... Read more...

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UN thanks India for Pakistan flood aid


October 8th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Describing India as one of the top donors for Pakistan's flood relief, United Nations has said that it was a demonstration of the country's solidarity with the ... Read more...

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Arctic ice could be gone by 2030, warns US researchers


September 16th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 16 (ANI): US researchers have warned that with the Arctic sea ice melting during the summer to its third lowest level on record, global warming could leave the region ice ... Read more...

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Kids fall through window while jumping on bed


September 1st, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 1 (IANS) Two minor girls - aged four and five - fell out of a first-floor window while jumping on a bed kept adjacent to it in Sydney. The four-year-old girl ... Read more...

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A good night’s sleep may be key to improved memory


August 14th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): A good night's sleep could be the key to an improved memory and what's more - it could help you imagine the future too.The REM (rapid eye movement) ... Read more...

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JWoww And Her Beau Split


August 6th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Dramatic occurrences have always been an innate constituent of the existence of the cast of MTV’s ‘Jersey Shore’. These occurrences have consisted of persons getting ... Read more...

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Calcium Supplements Associated With Amplification In Heart Attacks


August 1st, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A worldwide squad of scientists that assessed information from numerous trials has ascertained that adopting calcium supplements is connected to a bigger jeopardy of ... Read more...

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‘Heat waves could be commonplace in US by 2039′


July 9th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): A new study has claimed that heat waves in the United States could become very frequent in the next 30 years."In the next 30 years, we could see ... Read more...

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Diabetes ‘raises cancer risk in women’


June 11th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): Bad news for women with diabetes: the condition can double their risk of getting cancer, says a new study.Type 2 adult-onset diabetes causes insulin-like hormones to circulate through ... Read more...

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Eleventh Suicide In A Year In Chinese Factory


May 27th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Shenzhen, China, May 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Yet another suicide has taken place in the Chinese factory of Foxconn Technology Group, on Wednesday. The situation is becoming eerie with the anew ... Read more...

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Dennis C. Blair To Resign, Reasons Unspecified


May 21st, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, May 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dennis C. Blair has announced that he will be resigning from the post of the chief co-coordinator of the intelligence agency of the nation. He ... Read more...

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Heavenly Hand of God Pulsar Joins Eye of God Pic


May 5th, 2010 - 3:44 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An image of an X-ray nebula which spans 150 light years shows an amazing bright blue hand reaching for a ball of flames. The ghostly blue cloud like ... Read more...

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‘Pri**’ less offensive than other words: Australian court


May 4th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 4 (IANS) The word pri** is "less derogatory" in nature than other words, ruled an Australian court while dismissing an offensive language charge against a university student. Robbie Williams, Waverley ... Read more...

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Giant vegetarian dinos evolved all-terrain bodies to support mountain living


April 27th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27 (ANI): Some of the world's largest dinosaurs moved to the hills and developed all-terrain bodies to support mountain living, concludes a new study.The study has been published in the ... Read more...

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8 in 10 people depend on God for help: US study


March 10th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 10 (ANI): People's beliefs about how God is directly involved in their personal life and well-being have become the subject of a new research.Sociology Professor Scott Schieman, University of Toronto, ... Read more...

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Lighting Of Olympic Cauldron Not Without A Bit Of Malfunction


February 14th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Vancouver, Feb 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The opening ceremony of the much anticipated Winter Olympics 2010 which was held on Friday at the BC Place Stadium, turned out to be one ... Read more...

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