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India can learn water management from Israel: Minister


May 9th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The availability of per capita water resources is declining steadily in India which has a lot to learn from Israel in the field of water ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Kim Dotcom to appeal against judge’s decision


February 28th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Auckland, Feb 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kim Dotcom, the embattled founder of Megaupload, is confident that all the charges against him will be dropped after the trial. The self-confessed former hacker was speaking ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Somalia car bomb kills 10 at a cafe


February 9th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mogadishu, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Islamic group Al-Shabab has claimed responsibility of the bomb blast in the Somali capital of Mogadishu. The police has confirmed that 10 people were killed ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Bill Gates lauds India’s polio eradication drive


January 10th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Praising India's efforts to curb polio with not a single case reported last year, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates advised countries around the world to learn ... Read more...

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Journalist Luiz Marina Paz Shot Dead By Motorbike Gunmen


December 7th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tegucigalpa, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Honduran police are hunting for gunmen who shot dead a journalist in the country. The police say 38-year-old Luz Marina Paz and her driver were ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Brain cells wired for team work


November 4th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 4 (IANS) When a pair of dancers execute complex movements flawlessly, millions of neurons in their brain cortex are hard at work, acting and reacting like a well-oiled ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sania-Shvedova win Citi Open doubles title


August 1st, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
College Park (Maryland, US), Aug 1 (IANS) Top seeds Sania Mirza of India and Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan clinched the Citi Open women's doubles title, defeating second seeds Olga Govortsova ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Metallica’s India tour dates revealed


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) American heavy metal band Metallica, known for songs like "Unforgiven" and "Nothing else matters", have revealed the dates for their performances in India.Their gig in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

I’ve challenged myself with ‘Dear Friend Hitler’: Neha Dhupia


April 18th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Macau, April 18 (IANS) After receiving accolades for her performance in the critically acclaimed film "Phas Gaye Re Obama", Neha Dhupia is now looking forward to her forthcoming release "Dear ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cheney believes Obama will only serve one term as president


January 18th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Virginia (US), Jan.18 (ANI): Former US Vice President Dick Cheney has reiterated his belief that President Obama will serve just one term."I think his overall approach to expanding the size of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Marathon held to celebrate 600 years of Gujarat


December 26th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
By Uday AdhvaryuAhmedabad, Dec.26 (ANI): Scores of enthusiasts, including physically challenged, participated in a marathon organised to celebrate the 600 years of Gujarat here on Sunday.Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi flagged ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Preetika Prefers To Visit Indian Tourist Places


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, has travelled across the world as part of her modeling stint. But the 26 year old says that nothing can beat the charm of her homeland India.Once she steps her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

We love you Sheila! Delhi boys hail Katrina


December 7th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif might have expected a thunderous welcome at a mall here Tuesday afternoon, but much to her surprise, she was greeted with "We ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Robert Pattinson’s Haunted Halloween Celebration Plan


November 3rd, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Halloween holiday is meant for trick-or-treating, wearing some weird costumes, having some ghost tours, telling ghost stories and watching the utmost horror films. Twilight star Robert ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

The Best European Cities To Visit In The Fall


September 26th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For all those who are planning to visit Europe this fall, it is essential that one knows the best cities in the continent. While the list ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Teaching is a deadly job in Thailand


September 21st, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Sep 21 (DPA) Separatists have killed 135 teachers in southern Thailand over the past eight years in their efforts to rid the region of "Siamese infidels", a human rights group said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sly wants Bruce Willis as supervillain in ‘The Expendables’ sequel


September 6th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 6 (ANI): Hollywood action star Sylvester Stallone wants to cast Bruce Willis as supervillain in 'The Expendables' sequel.Stallone wants Willis, who had a small cameo role in the summer ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Global warming to vest northern countries with great economic power


September 6th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) Global warming will vest northern countries like Canada and Scandinavia with great economic powers, says a senior academic. Rising temperatures will unlock previously frozen natural resources like gas, oil ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Package to develop Kuttanad launched


September 5th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), Sep 5 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan Sunday launched at Mancompu near here the Rs.2,111-crore Kuttanad Package for the development of the region. Kuttanad, the granary of Kerala, is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Stallone wants Willis as villain


September 5th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 5 (IANS) Hollywood action star Sylvester Stallone is trying to convince his actor friend Bruce Willis to play a villain in the second instalment of "The Expendables". "I am ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sameera’a Mother Fed Up Of Her


August 31st, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Many protective mothers out there with orthodox mindsets would be worried to see their grown up daughters returning home late in the night after a round ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Will encourage Pakistan to eliminate groups like LeT: Cameron


July 29th, 2010 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron Thursday said Pakistan needs to do more to crackdown and eliminate terror groups like the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) operating from its territory. "It ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

World Footballer Messi visits earthquake victims in Haiti


July 16th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Port-au-Prince, July 16 (DPA) World Footballer Lionel Messi has visited earthquake victims in Haiti, the world's childrens' organisation Unicef said Friday. The Argentine and Barcelona striker, who is a Unicef ambassador, visited the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Harnessing Technology to Empower Women


June 10th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by admin
By Shobha Shukla - CNSWhile new information technology enables instantaneous access to vital health information, advances in medical technology for use in low-resource settings enable access to cutting edge care in some ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Scientists say simulated Mars mission in Moscow hangar is no joke


June 4th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, June 4 (ANI): Six fearless volunteer astronauts who have taken on the challenge of undertaking a 520-day simulated mission to Mars in Moscow, have rebutted critics claims of it amounting to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Let’s make Delhi the Asian capital of sports’


March 19th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Delhi should focus on being the Asian capital of sports and work towards bidding for the Olympic Games, V.K. Verma, director general of the Commonwealth Games Organising ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Britain ‘one of world’s worst places to raise kids’


March 12th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 12 (ANI): Planning to shift to Britian with your entire family? Well, then please take note: The United Kingdom is one of the worst places in the world to raise ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US worried over Lashkar triggering Indo-Pak war


March 11th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.11 (ANI): A top US Army official has raised concerns over the possibility of a war between India and Pakistan triggered by extremist groups like the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT).Addressing the Senate ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Avinash shares memories of his honeymoon!


March 3rd, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 3 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Avinash Sachdev, a.k.a. Dev of Zee TV's Chhoti Bahu, may be unmarried, but he can still indulge in onscreen honeymoons. As reported by TellyCafe.com earlier, team ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Clarke confident IPL-bound Oz players will get good security advice


February 17th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb.17 (ANI): Australian cricket vice-captain Michael Clarke is confident that his IPL-bound team-mates will receive good security advice from the cricket authorities.A Pakistan militant with links to the al-Qaeda, Ilyas Kashmiri, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Brand Australia suffering from attacks on Indian students: Minister


February 9th, 2010 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) Brand Australia has suffered following attacks on Indian students in the past nine months and this will cause long-term damage if not attended to, says ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India pitches for more Gulf FDI


February 3rd, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Calling for better regulation to check economic imbalances and reform of international financial institutions, India made a strong pitch Wednesday to woo foreign investment from Gulf ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India is an attractive investment destination, Tharoor tells Arab countries


February 3rd, 2010 - 8:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.3 (ANI): Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday beckoned the Middle-East countries to park their funds in India by saying that India is safe and ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Acting Victoria Premier says wait for evidence on Indian stabbing death


January 4th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan. 4 (ANI): Acting Victoria Premier Rob Hull on Monday said that people should not jump to conclusions about the stabbing of an Indian man being a racial attack."The tragic death ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Don’t jump to conclusions, Victoria premier appeals after Indian’s death


January 4th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 4 (IANS) The fatal stabbing of Nitin Garg, a student who hailed from Punjab in India, was abhorrent but people should not "jump to conclusions at this stage", acting Victorian ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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