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14 killed in Somalia suicide bombing


September 21st, 2012 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Sep 21 (IANS) At least 14 people, including three journalists and a number of Somali government officials, were killed and many others injured in two suicide bombings at a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Costa Concordia Crew ‘Not Drilled in Evacuation Procedures’


September 15th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The staff that was aboard the Concordia did not have all it takes to be able to conduct the emergency procedures that were to be put into ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

11 killed in Peru road accident


September 2nd, 2012 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 11 people were killed and 40 injured following a truck's brake failure in Peru, an official told country's RPP radio."Ten people died ... Read more...

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Five Somali kids killed in school bombing


August 28th, 2012 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Aug 28 (IANS/AKI) At least five children died and a dozen others were injured when a bomb exploded at a school in Somalia, an official said.The attack took place ... Read more...

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Hippo kills man in Burundi


August 13th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Bujumbura (Burundi), Aug 13 (IANS) A hippopotamus killed a fisherman in Lake Rweru in central Africa's Burundi, Xinhua reported.The incident took place in the lake in Busoni, in Burundi's northern ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US youngster is new face of Mexican musical genre


August 9th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Joliet (Illinois), Aug 9 (IANS/EFE) A nine-year-old boy has become the new sensation in the Mexican musical genre known as the "corrido" after performing at festivals, rodeos and other public ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

10 killed in US cinema shooting (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed and many injured early Friday in Denver when a gunman opened fire in a cinema showing the new Batman movie ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brand wanted children with Perry


July 19th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 19 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand says he had plans of a happy family with children with ex-wife Katy Perry."She's young, successful and dedicated. I was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Katie Price loves making money


July 19th, 2012 - 7:22 am ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Model Katie Price, who has her own range of clothes, books, perfumes and bedding, has always been keen to earn cash and is forever coming up ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kolkata RJ accuses industrialist’s son of raping her


July 16th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) A famed radio jockey (RJ) working with a city FM channel was allegedly raped at a party hosted by an industrialist's son. The offender, also suspected ... Read more...

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Argentine comedian Jorge Luz is dead


July 16th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, July 16 (IANS/EFE) Argentine actor Jorge Luz, who stood out during his prolific career as a comedian, died in Buenos Aires, his family said Sunday. He was 90.The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nilmar wants to return to Brazil


May 30th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 30 (IANS) Villarreal striker Nilmar has revealed he wants to return to Brazilian Serie A club Internacional.The Spanish outfit is set to release the 27-year-old after ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Two toddlers killed in France fire


May 28th, 2012 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
Paris, May 28 (IANS) A fire broke out in a home in France Sunday, killing two toddlers -- aged 18 months and four years -- and asphyxiating their five-year-old sister, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Suicide bomber held in Nigeria


May 21st, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, May 21 (IANS) A major tragedy was averted Monday in the Nigerian capital when a suspected suicide bomber was arrested from the office of the federal ministry of information ... Read more...

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MiG-29 crashes during Bulgarian-US drill


April 26th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sofia, April 26 (IANS) A MiG-29 fighter jet crashed Thursday near an airbase, 150 km from the Bulgarian capital, during a US-Bulgaria drill. However, its two pilots ejected successfully and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cole too busy for love


April 26th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole says she just wants to focus on her career and doesn't have time for a new relationship."I'm not interested in dating, I'm too ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jessie J working on musical


April 24th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Singer Jessie J, who suffered a stroke when she was 18, is writing a feel-good musical. She wants the show to inspire youngsters who wish to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jessie J working on musical


April 24th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Singer Jessie J, who suffered a stroke when she was 18, is writing a feel-good musical. She wants the show to inspire youngsters who wish to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sharjah ruler writes off two citizens’ debts


April 14th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, April 13 (IANS/WAM) The ruler of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has ordered the authorities to write off the debts of two citizens.Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed Al ... Read more...

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Web celebrities banned from Chinese TV shows


April 11th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 11 (IANS) Chinese authorities have prohibited web celebrities and people involved in scandals from appearing as guests on TV shows.The ban has been imposed by the State Administration ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bollywood actor detained for father’s murder


April 10th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Small time Bollywood actor Anuj Tikku was detained Tuesday on suspicion of killing his father Arun Kumar, police said.Arun Kumar was found murdered Saturday."Anuj and his ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

12 killed in Mali mutiny


March 24th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Bamako (Mali), March 23 (IANS) At least 12 people died in the confrontation between Mali's mutinous soldiers and the presidential guards, police said Friday.A curfew has been imposed in several ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

African Union suspends Mali from its membership


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, March 23 (IANS) The African Union (AU) Friday suspended Mali from its membership after Malian soldiers announced they have taken power in the country.The union Thursday condemned the ... Read more...

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France names presidential candidates


March 20th, 2012 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
Paris, March 20 (IANS) France Monday released a list of candidates for the presidential elections to be held April 22.French Constitutional Council President Jean Louis Debre released the list, Xinhua ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Thieves target reporters covering Guatemalan president


March 17th, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, March 17 (IANS/EFE) A van-load of Guatemalan journalists covering President Otto Perez Molina's visit to the northern province of Baja Verapaz had their equipment stolen Friday.The theft took ... Read more...

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Solar flare to hit Earth


March 8th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) A massive solar flare was expected to hit the Earth Thursday bringing with it the threat of power and GPS blackouts, a media report said.The burst ... Read more...

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Cell phone jammers without proper authorization are illegal in US


March 6th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ever since a bus commuter, only identified as Eric, admitted to the use of cell phone jammer, the interest in the device has gone up in many ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Fire kills 32 in Peru rehab centre


January 29th, 2012 - 8:49 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Jan 29 (IANS) At least 32 drug addicts have died at a rehab centre in Lima when a fire swept through the two-storey building.The fire Saturday was caused by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IAF sorties for stranded passengers in Jammu and Kashmir


January 20th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 20 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Friday announced it is making special arrangements of Indian Air Force (IAF) sorties for airlifting stranded passengers between this summer capital ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistani journalist working for US radio killed (Lead)


January 18th, 2012 - 4:26 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) A Pakistani journalist, who was working for US radio, was shot dead by some unidentified gunmen Tuesday evening in the country's northwestern region, police said.Mukararm Khan ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama assures to bring jobs back to US


January 15th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) President Barack Obama has reiterated his call to make the government more efficient and assist companies to bring jobs back to the US from abroad."Right ... Read more...

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Obama vows to create more jobs


January 8th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 8 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has vowed to continue his efforts to create more jobs amid heartening news that the unemployment rate has declined to its ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gomez wants to focus on acting career


December 18th, 2011 - 2:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Singer-actress Selena Gomez is planning to take a break from music career in a bid to concentrate on her acting career.Gomez released her third album, "When ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China to launch first 3D TV channel in January


December 1st, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 1 (IANS) Television viewers in China can expect a totally different viewing experience as the country's hopes to launch its first 3D television channel Jan 1, 2012, the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Russians ignore parliament poll campaign: Survey


November 30th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Less than half of Russians -- about 47 percent -- are paying attention to the campaign ahead of the Dec 4 parliamentary elections, an opinion ... Read more...

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