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China seeks closer ties with Sri Lanka


September 18th, 2012 - 8:22 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 18 (IANS) China has sought a comprehensive partnership with Sri Lanka that includes strengthening trade and investment ties, a top Chinese official said here.Visiting Chairman of the National ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Cyber crime targets 5.4 mn Australians


September 6th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 6 (IANS) About 5.4 million Australians were targeted by cyber crimes, which cost the country 1.65 billion Australian dollars ($1.68 billion) in the past 12 months, according ... Read more...

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Nargis Fakhri to endorse HCL’s computing products (With Images)


August 31st, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) "Rockstar" actress Nargis Fakhri has signed on as brand ambassador of HCL Infosystems's computing products.As part of the deal, Nargis has done a photo shoot ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Government notifies guidelines for social media use


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Amid the misuse of online social networks, the government Thursday announced it has notified two important frameworks and guidelines which will enable government agencies ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Bollywood doesn’t define fashion, it influences it: Rick Roy


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Many feel Bollywood films have become one of the biggest platforms to launch new trends, but Rick Roy begs to differ and says there are ... Read more...

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Frequencies that touch lives: India’s growing community radio stations (Feature)


July 31st, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Gurgaon, July 31 (IANS) Gurgaon Ki Awaaz, Lalit Lokvani, Chanderi ki Awaaz ...India's community radio stations are reaching out to touch lives and livelihoods in little hamlets and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Google buys email management software provider


July 21st, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, July 21 (IANS) Google has acquired Sparrow, a provider of email management software for Apple's platforms, Sparrow announced."Now we're joining the Gmail team to accomplish a bigger vision ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Now an iPhone app that translates languages


July 15th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) If you are on foreign shores trying to interpret a parking sign or a menu in vain, then an application for Android and iPhone could help ... Read more...

Posted in World |

iPhone app translates three languages into English


July 10th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) An app for Android and iPhone can instantly translate Spanish, Italian and French into English using the camera, Daily Mail reported Monday.WordLens uses the phone's inbuilt ... Read more...

Posted in World |

London Tube stations get WiFi access


July 4th, 2012 - 7:58 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) More than 40 underground stations in London have been provided with WiFi access for the first time.Launched four weeks ago by Virgin Media, the service ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Six injured in Mumbai train collision (Second Lead)


June 17th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) At least six passengers were injured, three seriously, when two suburban trains collided here overnight, triggering a mini riot, officials said Sunday.The Churchgate-Borivli and the Virar-Churchgate ... Read more...

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Varuna launches VOW, says it’s for emerging jewellery designers


June 14th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Varuna D. Jani says there are no platforms for emerging jewellery designers in the country and, therefore, she has launched an initiative to educate, mentor ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Osian film fest returns, starts July 27


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The popular Osian's Cinefan Film Festival is back with a new logo after a two-year hiatus. Bringing the finest films from India, Asia and Arab ... Read more...

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Bajaj launches Discover 125 Sports Tourer


May 14th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Two- and three-wheeler manufacturer Bajaj Auto Monday launched the Discover 125 Sports Tourer(ST), which will be available in the market from the second half of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Signal cabin fire hits Central Railway services


April 18th, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Millions of commuters on the Central Railway faced a harrowing time Wednesday as local trains ran late by around 40 minutes following a fire in a ... Read more...

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Shaan, Ronit to judge Big Star Young Entertainer Awards


March 9th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Singer Shaan, actor Ronit Roy and director Kabir Khan have been roped in to judge this year's Big Star Young Entertainer Awards.The jury panel also ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cop killed by catering staff at New Delhi railway station


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) A Delhi Police constable was beaten to death by a catering in-charge early Monday at New Delhi Railway Station when he objected to caterers taking ... Read more...

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New York subway workers launch a website for the subway rat menace


January 10th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New York subway workers have come up with a way to draw public attention to the rat menace that affects them. In an unprecedented move, the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Parliament panel raps Coast Guard for poor force accretion


December 9th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) A Parliamentary Standing Committee Thursday rapped the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) for its poor rate of force accretion, pointing out that it had added only ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Punj Lloyd bags Rs.469 crore ONGC pipeline order


November 28th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Infrastructure major Punj Lloyd Monday said it has bagged an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) offshore project at Bombay High worth Rs.469 crore from Oil and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian biz intelligence market to grow 15 percent in 2012


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The market for business intelligence (BI) software in India is likely to grow 15.6 percent to $81.5 billion in 2012, a study said Wednesday."The market ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

TCS subsidiary bags $2.2 billion contract


November 9th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 9 (IANS) Britain-based business process outsourcing (BPO) service provider and subsidiary of India's largest software company Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Diligenta Wednesday said it had won a 15-year ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tata Teleservices integrates all services under Tata DOCOMO


October 19th, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) All the services of telephony provider Tata Teleservices Limited (TTSL) including Tata Indicom, Tata Walky and Tata Photon will be integrated under one unified brand ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Cher undergoing back treatment


October 14th, 2011 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 14 (IANS) Pop superstar Cher claims her love for high heels has left her with spinal problem and admits that she is undergoing treatment for her back.The Believe ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

India building six submarines


August 10th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Six submarines are being built at the Mazagon Docks to increase India's submarine fleet, Defence Minister A.K. Antony said Wednesday."In addition, the existing anti-submarine capability ... Read more...

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Apple’s iCloud launched for developers


August 2nd, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After so much fanfare and anticipation, Apple has finally launched the service iCloud for developers. The service was launched on Monday, 1st of August 2011 and ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Focus on microblogging: Chinese daily to communist cadres


August 2nd, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 2 (IANS) Communist Party cadres should focus on skillfully communicating in cyberspace, said a Chinese daily."Cyberspace performance reflects a cadre's all-around capability," the state-run People's Daily said in ... Read more...

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NHRC to join facebook, twitter


July 15th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) In an attempt to get more interactive and spread awareness about its work, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will soon join the social ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Government, World Bank to sign pact on rural jobs


July 15th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The government will enter into an agreement with the World Bank here July 18 for securing a soft loan worth $1 billion to fund the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Angry Birds’ is now available for Windows users


June 4th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The famous mobile phone game “Angry Birds” is now available for Windows users. The game is available for download at a cost of $4.95.The game has ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Kids should get sugar-coated criticism: ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs’ judges


May 25th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Children's TV reality shows have often faced the wrath for erratic shoot timings, stretched working hours and judges harshness. But the judges of Zee TV's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Social networking gives me real feedback: Priyanka Chopra (Interview)


May 13th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) With over a million followers on Twitter, and over two million on Facebook, Bollywood's social-networking queen Priyanka Chopra says she feels loved and that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

TV ownership percentage falls in US according to Nielsen report


May 4th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nielsen Co. has announced that for the first time in 20 years the number of households that have television sets in the United States have gone ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mass Effect 2 ‘Arrival’ trailer available


March 29th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The trailer of the hit game Mass Effect 2 dubbed Arrival is available for game fans to download.Casey Hudson, Executive Producer, Mass Effect series said that, ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Onir releases ‘I AM’ trailer on You Tube


March 27th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) First he used the social networking site Facebook to raise funds for "I AM". Now director Onir has released the trailer of his forthcoming ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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