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Bangladesh sends aid for Japan quake victims


July 31st, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 31 (IANS) Bangladesh Sunday gave a monetary aid of $1.46 million to Japan for its victims of massive earthquake and ensuing tsunami which jolted the country's northwestern region ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

John Edwards ordered to repay back $2.3 million


July 22nd, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Federal Election Commission has ruled that John Edwards was given excess campaign money during his 2008 presidential bid. Subsequently the former Democratic presidential candidate has been ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Binayak Sen slams sedition laws


May 30th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Rights and public health activist Binayak Sen Monday termed sedition laws in the country as "draconian" and said these are often misused to "suppress the voice ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Christians, Hindus head for clash over burial ground


April 6th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 6 (IANS) Nepal's burgeoning Christian community's demand for a burial ground seemed headed for a collision with the Hindus with the Supreme Court Wednesday deciding to resolve two ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Man wins race, crowned Nepal’s new ‘PM’ (With images)


January 22nd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 22 (IANS) More than six months after Nepal's prime minister Madhav Kumar Nepal resigned and warring political parties failed to name his successor even after 16 rounds of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Don’t stone Iranian woman: Italian president


September 8th, 2010 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Sep 8 (IANS/AKI) Italian President Giorgio Napolitano has asked Iran to spare an Iranian woman who faces death by stoning for adultery. Italy is mobilised to prevent "such a deeply harmful ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Goa Church under cloud for selling island to resort company (Lead)


August 12th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 12 (IANS) The Church in Goa has come under a cloud following the sale of one of the river islands owned by the Archdiocese of Goa to a resort developer. ... Read more...

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Goa Church under cloud for selling island to resort company


August 12th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 12 (IANS) The Church in Goa has come under a cloud following the sale of one of the river islands owned by the Archdiocese of Goa to a resort developer. Villagers ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Delhi government’s removing hoardings undemocratic: MCD


June 13th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ruled Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) Sunday accused state Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit of having acted in an "undemocratic" manner by ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nepal’s ex-prince regaining his halo - by default


April 28th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, April 28 (IANS) Four years after his car was stoned by angry protesters and his royal legacy abolished by parliament, Nepal's former crown prince Paras has begun to regain ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

President Barack Obama to be interviewed on Fox News on Wednesday


March 18th, 2010 - 1:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Mar 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama will try to hard sell his healthcare bill, on an interview on the Fox network on Wednesday. This is his ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Obama to appear on FOX News


March 17th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Mar 17 (Pen Men at Work): President Obama will appear in a rare interview on Fox News tonight. This will be his second appearance on the cable network. Many calling this ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Arsenal ready to go to war with Barcelona over Fabregas


February 9th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9(ANI): Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger and the board at Ashburton Grove are reportedly ready to go to war with Spanish giants Barcelona to ensure that skipper Cesc Fabregas does ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gurkha fighters launch legal battle to win equal pension rights


October 28th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 28 (ANI): Retired Gurkha soldiers have launched a legal battle in the London High Court to win the same pension rights as British soldiers.The legendary Nepalese force, which has defended ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Spicy’ kiss lands Nepal PM in controversy


September 11th, 2009 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 11 (IANS) When he became the new prime minister four months ago, Nepal's veteran communist leader Madhav Kumar Nepal was criticised strongly for spurning the verdict of the people, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rep.Charles Boustany $1.25 Million From Health And Insurance Industry?


September 10th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Republican Charles Boustany who is all set to oppose the US President Barack Obama's Health Care Plan and Insurance campaign contributions, has himself been found in the midst of a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Luke Dillier Return: Lost And (Now) Found


July 28th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by GD
Here's one potentially tragic story that had a pleasantly happy ending. Luke Dillier, the Dallas teen who had mysteriously disappeared a couple of days back, has returned to his family apparently unharmed. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Madhya Pradesh minister booked for slapping tribal woman


April 18th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 18 (IANS) Ranjana Baghel, Madhya Pradesh's minister of state for women and child development and social justice, has been booked for allegedly slapping a tribal woman and issuing threats ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Simon Cowell wants to have his body frozen after he dies


February 23rd, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Simon Cowell wants to have his body frozen after he dies because he is convinced that one day technology will bring him back to life.The X Factor ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Obama outspending McCain four to one


October 21st, 2008 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.21 (ANI): Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is outspending Republican rival John McCain in TV ads by nearly four to one, according to the independent Campaign Media Analysis Group. The ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Sonia, Sushma campaign in Karnataka for second phase


May 13th, 2008 - 10:04 pm ICT by admin
Bangalore, May 13 (IANS) Campaigning was in full swing Tuesday for the second phase of Karnataka assembly elections with Congress president Sonia Gandhi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj lending ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Musharraf stays Sarabjit’s execution by a month


March 19th, 2008 - 7:37 pm ICT by admin
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has postponed the execution of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, facing death penalty on terrorism charges, by a month to April 30, a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Police detain Tibetans demanding freedom from China


March 15th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Mar 15 (ANI): Police here have detained Tibetans for demonstrating outside the Chinese Embassy on Friday. Shouting 'Free Tibet', the protesters also scuffled with police who tried to stop ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Exiled Tibetans stage candlelight protest in Himachal Pradesh


March 15th, 2008 - 12:54 pm ICT by admin
Mcleodganj (Himachal Pradesh), Mar 15 (ANI): Thousands of exiled Tibetans participated in a peaceful candlelight protest here last evening. "The candle light procession is to show solidarity. It is organised by ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Nepal digs up ‘confession CD’ to nail Sobhraj


March 3rd, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by admin
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, March 3 (IANS) The Charles Sobhraj trial drama that has been unfolding in Nepal for five years has received a fresh twist with the government coming up with a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

One woman who inspired Pakistanis to rise against intelligence agencies


November 23rd, 2007 - 4:46 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, Nov 23 (ANI): Amina Masood Janjua was an ordinary housewife until July 30, 2005, when Pakistani intelligence agencies arrested her husband on charges that have yet to be made clear. Janjuas ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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