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US Sikh groups rally to ensure safety of community


August 6th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Devastated by the killing of six Sikh worshippers at a gurdwara in Wisconsin, the 700,000-strong Sikh community in the US has rallied round to offer succour ... Read more...

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George Washington’s constitution copy sold for $10 mn


June 23rd, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) A 223-year-old personal copy of the US Constitution belonging to America's founding president George Washington has sold for around $10 million, Christie's auction house has said.The ... Read more...

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Ex-Pakistani envoy gets US award


April 29th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 29 (IANS) Former Pakistani ambassador to the US Hussain Haqqani has been given an award by a US non-profit group for his distinguished service for the advancement of ... Read more...

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US forges connect with India through green crafts


April 21st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The US is forging new cultural connections with the eco-friendly Indian arts and crafts sector by providing them a platform for promotion.It is also ... Read more...

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South Asian art to find new platform at first Dhaka summit


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) South Asian art will find yet another new platform to showcase contemporary trends at the inaugural edition of the Dhaka Art Summit in Bangladesh April ... Read more...

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Gaga planning to adopt Indian kids?


November 13th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga, who recently visited India, is reportedly planning to adopt three kids from an Indian orphanage and one from America.Gaga has set up ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga to launch foundation to help youth


November 3rd, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga, who recently visited India, is all set to launch a foundation to improve youth confidence and empowerment.Contactmusic.com reports that Gaga has set ... Read more...

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Conscience over profit? Not business as usual


July 27th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The nature of entrepreneurship is no longer the same. A semblance of conscience, innovation and growing desire to impact the grassroots have crept into many ... Read more...

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Seven Indians in 50 top women-led North American firms


April 29th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Indian origin women lead seven of the 50 fastest-growing women-owned or women-led companies in North America, according to the non-profit group the Women Presidents' Organization (WPO) ... Read more...

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Sudden heavy rain lashes village as Kerala’s fire ritual concludes


April 16th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Panjal (Kerala), April 15 (IANS) About 200,000 people watched in utter astonishment as the starry night suddenly turned cloudy and a heavy downpour, accompanied by strong winds, drenched the "yagasala" ... Read more...

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All that jazz in Delhi!


April 6th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Summer will take off on a note of romance in the capital with a three-day international "Delhi Jazz Festival" starting Friday at the sprawling Nehru ... Read more...

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Iranian lawyer says he’s been tortured in prison


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 2 (IANS/AKI) The jailed lawyer for an Iranian mother of two who was condemned to death by stoning claims he has been tortured in prison. Javid Houtan ... Read more...

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Using RTI difficult for us, says Indians abroad


January 16th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Living overseas for education, employment or other reasons, Indians abroad find it difficult to use the Right to Information (RTI) Act due to ... Read more...

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US students defend decision to defy ‘boobies’ bracelets ban


December 17th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Dec 17 (ANI): Two middle-school students in the US have defended their decision to defy a school district ban of the popular 'I [heart] boobies!' bracelets, saying they did it ... Read more...

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Indian women balancing divine feminine with modernity


December 8th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) The emerging voice of women in India is one of strength, economic sustainability, positive energy, achievement and erudition - that strikes a fine ... Read more...

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International Campaign for Tibet members to meet Dalai Lama


November 4th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamshala, Nov 4 (ANI): Members of the International Campaign for Tibet (ICT) will meet the Dalai Lama here today."We are here to meet His Holiness, the Dalai Lama, to discuss ways where ... Read more...

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Taliban refresh their stamp on Afghan justice


October 8th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Oct. 8 (ANI): The Taliban in Afghanistan appears to have expanded its judicial writ once again after a gap of eleven years.According to the New York Times, the insurgents are ... Read more...

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Will and Jada Pay It Forward On Their Birthdays


September 20th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hollywood's hottest celebrity couple, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, has joined hands with charity: Water, so as to make a stance against global water crisis.This ... Read more...

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Obama’s Oval Office gets a makeover


September 1st, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) The Oval Office is sporting a modern look with new and re-upholstered furniture, cream-coloured carpet, fresh paint and wallpaper. The president's desk, called the Resolute, however remains unchanged. New ... Read more...

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Jennifer Aniston Faces Rage For Using R Word


August 21st, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "The Good Girl" actress Jennifer Aniston was promoting her movie "The Switch" on American chat show "Live With Regis and Kelly". The former "Friends" actress did ... Read more...

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20,000 temporary homes built in Chile since quake


May 18th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, May 18 (IANS/EFE) Twenty thousand emergency homes have been constructed in Chile to provide shelter to the survivors of the massive earthquake that devastated the country nearly three months ago. "We've already ... Read more...

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Delhi fetes spirit of Twitter at Cafe Morrison


March 25th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) More than 200 members of the capital's twitter community gathered at music pub Cafe Morrison in South Extension Thursday evening to raise awareness against poverty and for ... Read more...

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Republican Uproar: Boys & Girls Charity Club CEO Paid $1M A Year


March 15th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of Republican Senators, which includes Senator Chuck Grassley, has recently questioned the way a well-known organization has been using the charity funds it receives. The ... Read more...

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US non-profit group asking for interview clothes donation for the unemployed


February 23rd, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 23 (ANI): Dress For Success, a non-profit organization, is urging women in the U.S. to donate one new or nearly new interview suit at any Dressbarn store to help ... Read more...

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Obama statue removed from Jakarta park following protests


February 16th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta (Indonesia), Feb.16 (ANI): Indonesian authorities removed a statue of US President Barack Obama from a park here following a public backlash against its instalment. The bronze statue, inspired by a ... Read more...

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US Supreme Court strikes down campaign finance laws


January 22nd, 2010 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 21 (DPA) The US Supreme Court Thursday struck down decades-old restrictions on corporate spending in political campaigns, potentially opening the floodgates for a wave of company-backed advertisements in the next ... Read more...

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Octomom’s doc expelled from American Society for Reproductive Medicine


October 20th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 20 (ANI): The doctor who gave fertility treatment to 'Octomom' Nadya Suleman has been expelled from the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM).Beverley Hills-based Dr Michael Kamrava doctor transferred six ... Read more...

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Payback time: India to celebrate joy of giving (Feature)


July 30th, 2009 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Mohammed Sharif, the owner of a cycle repair shop in Uttar Pradesh, seeks out unclaimed bodies, arranges a casket, calls a priest and gives ... Read more...

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Samuel L. Jackson keen to play Andrew Mwanguru


May 8th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI): Hollywood actor Samuel L. Jackson is keen to play the lead in a film about Andrew Mwangura, a negotiator between pirates and the owners of vessels hijacked off ... Read more...

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Holiday makers help protect largest fish in the sea


May 1st, 2009 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 1 (IANS) The world's largest and rarest fish, the whale shark, may be increasing in number in one of its vital habitats, a new study by scientists and the general ... Read more...

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Court convicts four over online file-sharing


April 17th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, April 17 (DPA) Four men were convicted Friday by a Swedish district court of operating a website which allows illegal file sharing, and sentenced to year-long jail terms. The Stockholm district court ... Read more...

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Modern Monopoly, child-friendly MP3 among kids favourite toys this year


November 16th, 2008 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, November 16 (ANI): Tech-savvy kids top toys this year have been found to be a richer, greener Monopoly game, a cool dinosaur set and a child-friendly MP3 player.These are ... Read more...

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Heather Mills donates vegan food to Bronx kids


September 21st, 2008 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 21 (ANI): Giving a glimpse of her philanthropic side, Sir Paul McCartney''s ex-wife Heather Mills is donating vegan food, worth one million dollars, to Bronx.The ex-model will announce the ... Read more...

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Microsoft Windows to come on low-cost laptops


May 17th, 2008 - 8:23 am ICT by admin
DPA San Francisco, May 17 (DPA) The One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) project will install Windows XP on its low-cost laptops for students in developing countries, according to a joint announcement Friday. The ... Read more...

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