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Study reveals that recession is to be blamed for 1,000 Suicides


August 15th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Study has discovered that 1000 suicides in England are caused by recession and probably the issue of unemployment. This was a statistic representing the evaluation between the ... Read more...

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Indian-American law student sues Preet Bharara


July 26th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 26 (IANS) A second-year Indian-American law student has filed a lawsuit against Manhattan's famed Indian-American US district attorney Preet Bharara and the US Marshals Service for seizing ... Read more...

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Assam demands Rs.3,460 crore for repairing embankments


July 9th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 9 (IANS) Fearing more floods in the state, the Assam government Monday demanded Rs.3,460 crore from the central government to raise and strengthen embankments across the state.Water Resource ... Read more...

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Divorce rate hits 40-year low in Britain


June 30th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Divorce cases in Britain have fallen to their lowest level innearly 40 years, Daily Mail reported Saturday.There was a one percent fall last year and a ... Read more...

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Web content case: No relief to Facebook India (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday dismissed the application of Facebook India seeking removal of its name from a civil suit against various social networking ... Read more...

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140 buried in Siachen avalanche dead: Pakistan


May 29th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 29 (IANS) Pakistan Tuesday declared dead the 140 people who remained buried in an avalanche since last month in the Siachen region.All those killed have been declared "martyrs" ... Read more...

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Chilean analysts see higher copper prices in 2012


May 4th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, May 4 (IANS/EFE) The average price of copper in 2012 will come in at $3.84 per pound, according to a score of analysts surveyed by the Chilean Copper Commission, ... Read more...

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Habitable planets more abundant than stars: study


April 30th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 30 (IANS) Determining the habitability of rocky, earth-like planets will be crucial for us as a species, but the good news is that they are probably more abundant ... Read more...

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Binge eating may cause addictive behaviour


April 25th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) A history of binge eating -- consuming large amounts of food in a short period of time -- may prompt an individual to show other addictive ... Read more...

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77.3 million baby boomers face bleak future


April 17th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) An estimated 77.3 million baby boomers, one of the largest generations in history, face a bleak future and the growing prospect of alienation as they cross ... Read more...

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Jail attack sign of Taliban’s strength: daily


April 16th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 16 (IANS) The audacious Taliban attack on a jail in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province that freed about 400 prisoners is a demonstration of their physical and logistical strength, ... Read more...

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Handicapped man gets life term for killing sister’s friend


February 17th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) A handicapped man and his sister have been sentenced to life imprisonment by a Delhi court for stabbing a girl 30 times with a knife.District ... Read more...

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People wide off the mark in decisions involving risks


February 14th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 14 (IANS) Even when we know the likelihood of certain outcomes based on our own experiences, we still make decisions at odds with the probability of their occurrence.Simply ... Read more...

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‘Soul Train’ host Don Cornelius found dead in his house


February 1st, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘Soul Train’ host and producer Don Cornelius has been found dead in his Californian house. According to TMZ, sources said that in all probability it’s a suicide ... Read more...

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Barcelona suffer Fontas injury blow


January 13th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 13 (IANS) FC Barcelona face the probability of being without young defender Andreu Fontas for the rest of the season.Fontas had to be carried out of Barcelona's 2-1 ... Read more...

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Probability of global recession low: RBI


December 9th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) On the back of widespread fears that Europe's sovereign debt crisis is pushing a global economic downturn, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Friday said the ... Read more...

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Global warming less dire than estimates?


November 27th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 27 (IANS) The most draconian projections of rising temperatures due to the doubling of atmospheric carbon are unlikely, says a new study.The rate of global warming may be ... Read more...

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US Q3 growth revised downward


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS/EFE) US gross domestic product grew at an annual rate of 2 percent in the third quarter, the Commerce Department said Tuesday, revising its initial estimate that ... Read more...

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Is Johnny Depp going to play Michael Jackson in a movie?


November 17th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Johnny Depp has been highly tipped to play Michael Jackson in a planned movie about the life of the late iconic pop singer. Variety magazine reported ... Read more...

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Seeds of obesity epidemic sown in babyhood


November 8th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 8 (IANS) The growth charts that paediatricians use can predict a baby's probability of becoming obese later in life. A population-based study by the Children's Hospital Boston and ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago fancy semi-final chances


October 3rd, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 2 (IANS) With a sensational win against the Chennai Super Kings in their bag, Trinidad and Tobago believe they still have an outside chance of qualifying for the ... Read more...

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Scientists try to speculate where the satellite will land after falling on earth


September 23rd, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists around the world are in a race against time to determine where the falling NASA satellite will land. The 6,500kg Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite which ... Read more...

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Suspected car bomb kills 3 in Turkish capital


September 20th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by BNO News
ANKARA, TURKEY (BNO NEWS) -- Three people were killed on Tuesday morning and more than a dozen others were injured after a suspected bomb blast rocked the Turkish capital of Ankara, officials ... Read more...

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Koodankulam nuclear project safe: Jayalalithaa


September 16th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday appealed to the protestors demanding closure of the Koodankulam atomic power plant to call off their fast, assuring them ... Read more...

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A baby who shares birthday with parents


September 11th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) A couple in Britain have been blessed with a baby boy who shares their common birthday, making it a probability of 133,225 to 1.Oliver was born ... Read more...

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Kashmir weather office dispels alarmist forecasts


August 28th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 28 (IANS) The weather office here has forecast pleasant weather in Jammu and Kashmir for the forthcoming Eid-ul-Fitr festival and also dispelled alarmist reports that there would be ... Read more...

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Economists see probability of US recession


August 16th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 16 (IANS/EFE) Economists see a 30 percent chance that the US will suffer another recession, a significant increase from their view three months ago, according to a survey ... Read more...

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RBI wants to reduce inflation to 6-7 percent


August 12th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 12 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India is looking at bringing down inflation to 6-7 percent in the immediate term, and to between 3-4 percent in the longer ... Read more...

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Judge to set the sentencing date for Rod Blagojevich soon


August 1st, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are reports that the federal judge in charge of the Rod Blagojevich case is thinking of setting the sentencing date pretty soon. The impeached Illinois Gov. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Finance ministry asked to adopt negative list under GST


July 24th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A leading industry lobby has urged the finance ministry to introduce a negative list under the proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST)The Federation of Indian ... Read more...

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Russia to build n-powered destroyer by 2016


June 30th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will finish in 2016 the construction of a new destroyer, most likely to be nuclear-powered, a top official said Thursday."A prototype of an ocean-going ... Read more...

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Circumstantial proof must stand on its own feet: Apex court


June 15th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that an accused could be convicted solely on the basis of circumstantial evidence but such a decision must survive on ... Read more...

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No bills after March 20, says Haryana government


May 25th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 25 (IANS) In view of a large number of requests made by various departments for diversion or re-appropriation of funds in the month of March, the Haryana Government ... Read more...

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That ‘trip to Atlantic City’ kept Osama raid secret


May 23rd, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) Several hundred people at the Pentagon and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) were involved in the planning for the US raid on Osama bin Laden's hideout ... Read more...

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Expert says Bin Laden could not have been ‘Off the Grid’


May 4th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 4 (ANI): An expert and an author on software technology has claimed that it was not possible for Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden to have remained "off the grid" ... Read more...

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