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London Olympics: Betting houses offer odds on diverse things


July 27th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a chance for those who want to bet at the London Olympics to place their bets. Betting houses situated in London are going to offer ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

We will celebrate on July 25: Pranab’s daughter


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee's family is planning to celebrate his ascendancy as president of India on July 25 after he formally assumes office, his daughter Sharmistha ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Real-time traffic tips on China’s highways


July 17th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 17 (IANS) Motorists driving to from China's busy commercial capital will get real-time driving tips on giant information screens on highways so that they can avoid traffic congestions ... Read more...

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Now an iPhone app that translates languages


July 15th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) If you are on foreign shores trying to interpret a parking sign or a menu in vain, then an application for Android and iPhone could help ... Read more...

Posted in World |

iPhone app translates three languages into English


July 10th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) An app for Android and iPhone can instantly translate Spanish, Italian and French into English using the camera, Daily Mail reported Monday.WordLens uses the phone's inbuilt ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Airtel, Manchester United go scouting for talent


June 26th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Airtel's initiative of giving chance to 12 under-16 kids to train with Manchester United Soccer School was given a thumbs up by both Sunil Chetri ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cooperative bank offers 24-hour cash deposit facility


May 10th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 10 (IANS) Thane Janata Sahakari Bank (TJSB), a cooperative bank, will soon offer customers the facility to deposit cash 24 hours a day at four branches in Maharashtra ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Dedicated navy, air force satellites by 2014


April 30th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) India's navy and air force will have dedicated communication satellites between 2012 and 2014, Defence Minister A.K. Antony told parliament Monday.In written replies to questions, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

US Sikh group’s mobile app to combat racial profiling


April 30th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) The Sikh Coalition, a US based community group, has launched FlyRights, an innovative mobile application that allows users to report instances of airport profiling in real ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Google tests glasses that provide real-time information


April 5th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, April 5 (IANS) Google has announced test of its "Project Glass", a pair of augmented reality glasses that provides users real-time information right in front of their eyes. In ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Apple in China offers metro maps, info on cell phones


December 19th, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 19 (IANS) Passengers travelling by the metro in Shanghai can now access all kinds of information, including maps, stations, routes and even the location of toilets, through a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Wall to Wall to use IMImobile’s PTM for new show


December 1st, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Wall to Wall, the world's leading producers of factual and drama programming, is using the city based IMImobile's Presenter Tablet Module (PTM) on its new ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Major global IT company to ban e-mail


November 29th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Atos, one of biggest information technology companies in the world with over 80,000 workers in 42 countries, will soon ban e-mails because it says 90 ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Elisabeth Hasselbeck confronts Bill Maher


November 16th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Elizabeth Hasselbeck placed Bill Maher on the spot for a joke that he made about her and CBS reporter Lara Logan earlier in the year. When ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistan, China hold joint military exercise


November 15th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 15 (IANS) Pakistan and China are holding a joint military exercise that would enable them to exchange information in real time.The Pakistan-China Joint Military Exercise, called YOUYI-IV, is ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

More ticker boards on farm goods’ trade planned in Kerala


November 8th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 8 (IANS) The Forward Markets Commission (FMC) is planning to increase the number of ticker boards, which give real time access to prices of farm commodities, from the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New Facebook features not so appealing, says poll


October 22nd, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 22 (IANS) While social networking site Facebook has been a fascination for a lot of people at offices and homes for quite some time, its changed features ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now you can track a moving train


October 20th, 2011 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) If you are concerned about the safety of your family or friend travelling in a train, a GPS-based train tracking system launched by Indian Railways ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan, Saudi Arabia conclude military drill


October 15th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) The Pakistan Army and the Royal Saudi Land Forces have concluded their three-week-long joint military exercise in the eastern part of the country, a media report ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mexican firm launches LPG auction


October 14th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 14 (IANS/EFE) Mexican state oil monopoly Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex) has opened up a bidding round for LPG contracts in the April 2012 to March 2013 period.The winners ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US jobless claims up


October 7th, 2011 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) The number of people in the US applying for unemployment aid rose slightly last week after falling below the threshold of 400,000 a week earlier, Xinhua ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Joanna Lumley joins save tiger campaign


July 28th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) "Absolutely Fabulous" star Joanna Lumley is lending her support to a tiger charity to protect the species from extinction.Lumley, who is an avid animal rights campaigner, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Google asked to halt Street View in India


June 23rd, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bangalore, June 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Indian authorities have instructed Google to halt the development of its Street View in the country. The authorities say there are some sensitive installments in the country ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Twitter buys British app network TweetDeck


May 26th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 26 (IANS) Micro-blogging website Twitter has confirmed it has bought a London-based company, TweetDeck, which develops applications to help people organise information posted on Twitter and other ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Venturesutra offers direct fund platform for entrepreneurs


May 11th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 11 (IANS) Web-based Venturesutra has unveiled a direct and private funding platform to afford startup and growing enterprises with easy and quick access to funding source.With Venturesutra, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Ekta’s Ragini knew little about Delhi’s Deepika


May 6th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Ekta Kapoor's upcoming thriller "Ragini MMS" is based on the real story of 22-year-old Delhi-based girl Deepika, but Kainaz Motivala, who essays the role in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Online Wimpole farm wants players


May 5th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The National Farm Trust in the United Kingdom is bringing real-time farming on the Internet. With an annual subscription fee of £30, the subscribers will have the ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

App allows authors to hold eBook signings from anywhere in world


April 19th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 19 (ANI): A new electronic book app is offering readers the chance to get their virtual books signed by their favourite authors without them having to resort to writing on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, trick the brain to soothe arthritic pain


April 15th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 15 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Nottingham has shown that a simple illusion can significantly reduce - and in some cases even temporarily eradicate - arthritic pain in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Drugs worth $130 mn seized in Pakistan in three years


April 14th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) Narcotics worth over $130 million have been seized in Pakistan in the last three years, a federal minister told a visiting US delegation Thursday.Haji Khuda Bux ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US Govt. critics slam delayed interrogation of Bali nightclub bombing suspect


April 13th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.13 (ANI): Obama administration critics have slammed the government for delaying the interrogation of the Bali nightclub bombing suspect, Umar Patek, captured in Pakistan after a tip off from the CIA.Patek ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Smartphone apps can improve public transit


April 10th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 10 (ANI): A new study has suggested that smartphone apps may be the key to getting people out of their cars and onto mass transit.The study of commuters in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘24X7 information flow leads to accountability’


April 8th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Increasing popularity of social networking sites, blogs and media will lead to a radical change in the way not only companies but also the government ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Technique of ‘Ragini MMS’,'Paranormal Activity’ same: Ekta Kapoor


April 7th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Producer Ekta Kapoor says the resemblance between her forthcoming horror flick "Ragini MMS" and Hollywood film "Paranormal Activity" is obvious because the technique of shooting ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lava from Hawaiian volcano sparks wildfire


March 16th, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Honolulu, Mar 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lava flowing from a Hawaiian volcano has managed to start a wildfire in the Volcanoes National Park. The National Park is not new to lava-ignited fires as ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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