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Bhopal has twin reasons to rejoice this R-Day


January 26th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 26 (IANS) For this Madhya Pradesh capital city, and its Dhrupad vocalist duo the Gundecha brothers, the 63rd Republic Day has brought twin reasons for being ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Wikipedia shuts for 24 hours


January 18th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) Wikipedia, which describes itself as the largest encyclopaedia in human history, has blacked out its English-language site to protest proposed US anti-piracy laws."Imagine a world ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Analysts feel that Mississippi personhood law goes too far


November 9th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mississippi, Nov 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Voters in Mississippi will be given the opportunity to define who can be classified as a person. Pro-life and pro-abortion groups have often argued about whether a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Coal India awaits environment clearance for 13 projects


August 30th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Thirteen coal mining projects of Coal India Ltd are pending with the environment and forests ministry for approval, Environment and Forests Minister Jayanthi Natarajan told ... Read more...

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Indian decision on fighter deal no snub to US: Foreign Policy


April 30th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) While India's decision not to buy American planes for its multi-role combat aircraft deal is indeed "disappointing", sceptics are wrong to view this as yet another ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Auburn Kindergarten students to get the iPad 2


April 11th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Auburn, April 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The iPad 2 is finding a new place in society. The highly successful tablet from Apple is reportedly being considered as a teaching aid for kindergarten students ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Maine closer to legalizing switch blades for one-armed people


April 8th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Augusta, April 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lawmakers in Maine moved closer to making the state the first in the United States to legalize switchblades for one-armed people. The state’s Senate approved the bill ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

States cutting cigarette taxes


March 19th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Concord, Mar 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some states in a bid to cut down on smoking have increased taxes on cigarettes. However in a counter move, other states have reduced their taxes on ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nevada bill to partially ban candles and air fresheners introduced


March 15th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nevada, Mar 15 (THAINIDAN NEWS) Lawmakers in Nevada have introduced a bill that would restrict air fresheners and burning of candles in the state. If the bill is approved it could significantly ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Are Cell Phones Health Hazards? New Studies Indicate So


January 8th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There has been a lot of controversy on the effects of cell phone usage on human body and health and the proponents and detractors of the ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

17 Day Diet Plan Makes Headlines


January 7th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are a number of diets available nowadays and the proponents of them claim that they will help losing flab fast. However, not all such ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

FCC Votes For Net Neutrality Amidst Protests


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Federal Communications Commission gave its nod to implement new rules that stops cable and phone companies from booth favoring and discriminating against web content and ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

U.S. House Passes Dream Act, Faces Tough Test In Senate


December 9th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Washington, Dec 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The U.S. House took a landmark decision on Wednesday as it passed the Dream Act would provide a way to citizenship for illegal immigrants in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

FDA Advisory Panel Recommends Contrave’s Approval


December 9th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For all those who want to shed those extra kilos, there is surely some good news. On Tuesday, an advisory panel of the Food and Drug ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Small Business Saturday Aimed At Improving Small Trader’s Prospect


November 28th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) When the shoppers are interested about big shopping events like Black Friday and Cyber Monday, a new initiative is being taken that is aimed at improving ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

OnLive Cloud Based Gaming Console Makes Debut


November 18th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The launch of the OnLive Game System micro console may come as a shot in the arm for the proponents of cloud computing. The ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom Vetoes McDonald’s Happy Meals Ban


November 14th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri San Francisco, Nov 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A ban was recently placed on the popular Happy Meal toys in San Francisco city. However, the city's mayor is against the ban on ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

San Franciscan Mayor Vetoes The Ban On The Vending Of ‘Happy Meals’ With Kids’ Toys


November 14th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Mayor of San Francisco, Gavin Newsom, has utilized his veto power to annul a prohibition on sales of McDonald’s Happy Meals with kids’ toys. The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Obama gifts King memorial stone piece to Rajghat


November 8th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Monday gifted a piece of stone - a Martin Luther King memorabilia - to the memorial of Mahatma Gandhi at Rajghat, once ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

California Voters Renounce Proposition 19 To Legalize Pot


November 4th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey San Francisco, Nov 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The initiative of the supporters of Proposition 19 to legalize marijuana in the state of California received a major setback on Tuesday when it ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘Information rage’ on the rise, courtesy data-overload at workplace


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 22 (ANI): Aussies are on the verge of mental breakdown, as more and more report a never-ending avalanche of information they are bombarded with at their workplaces.It's called 'information rage', ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India third most powerful nation: US report


September 21st, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) India is listed as the third most powerful country in the world after the US and China and the fourth most powerful bloc after the US, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Two-thirds of New Yorkers want mosque moved away from Ground Zero: Poll


September 1st, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 1 (ANI): More than two-thirds of New Yorkers have raised objections to the proposed mosque and community center near Ground Zero, a poll conducted by the new Quinnipiac University ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ken Mehlman Comes Out Of The Closet, Says He Is Gay!


August 27th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In what has come as a shocking revelation for the opponents of same sex relationship, the chairman of Republican National Committee and a campaign aide of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Altruism could be the result of natural selection


August 26th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): Turning the so-called kin selection theory on its head, researchers have said that altruistic behaviour, such as sterile worker ants caring for the offspring of their queen, could ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

CIA sees more threat from Al Qaeda in Yemen than Pakistan


August 25th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) now sees one of Al Qaeda's off-shoots - rather than the core group now based in Pakistan - as the most ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Tech industry to hold secret meeting to discuss future of open Internet


August 22nd, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22 (ANI): Some of the biggest names in technology are holding a closed-doors meeting to discuss the future of open Internet - which has caused a public uproar amongst net ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Patil ask Maoists to give up violence, chose negotiating table for solution


August 14th, 2010 - 11:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 14 (ANI): On the eve of 64th Independence Day, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil appealed to Maoists to give up the violent path and come to the negotiating table to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

A Volkswagen Beetle Convertible That Runs On Human Poo


August 8th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Bristol, Aug 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a bizarre development a company based in Bristol has modified a Beetle convertible car to use human waste as its fuel! The car is ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Gay Marriage Law Verdict Makes Queer Couples In California Elated


August 5th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri California, Aug 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The gay and lesbian couples in the Bay area and other parts of California are overjoyed as a federal judge has overturned the controversial Proposition ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Gay judge overturns California’s same-sex marriage ban


August 5th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
California, Aug 5(ANI): American Judge Vaugh Walker, one of three openly gay federal judges in the US, has overturned a California ban on same-sex marriage, ruling that the Proposition 8 ballot initiative ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Post-WikiLeaks, US to amend law to curb media


August 4th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) Alarmed with the expose of Afghanistan war secrets by whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks, US lawmakers are working on a legislation to amend a law which shields journalists from revealing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mosque building sanction near Ground Zero fraught with problems


August 4th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
New York's Aug.4 (ANI): New York's Landmarks Preservation Commission decision to approve the building of the 100 million dollar mosque and Islamic center near Ground Zero is not likely to end ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Parliament Of France Approves Of The Burqa Ban


July 14th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The lower house of the parliament of France has recently given its approval to a ban on Islamic veils styled after the Burqa. This ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Outrage over Brit Islamist leader’s call on Oz Muslims to ’shun haram democracy’


July 5th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 5(ANI): Australian Protectionist Party (APP) activists have protested against British Hizb ut-Tahrir (HT) leader Burhan Hanif's advice to Aussie Muslims to spurn secular democracy and join the struggle for a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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