Pakistan blocks over 700 anti-Islam YouTube links

September 17th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Pakistan Monday blocked over 700 links to an anti-Islam film on YouTube that has triggered anti-US protests across the Muslim world, including Pakistan, officials said.The decision ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Obama orders US flag at half mast after gurdwara killing

August 7th, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) As federal investigators searched for a motive for Sunday's attack on a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin, President Barack Obama ordered the US flag to be ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

It also happens here: Women in India fight indifference (Comment)

July 14th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
In an India that prides itself on the surge towards a more modern tomorrow, a reality check is in order. And it came again - as it always ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Italian police clamp down on tax evaders

January 30th, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Milan (Italy), Jan 30 (IANS) Italian police, in a bid to clamp down upon widespread tax evasion, Sunday carried out massive checks on bars, restaurants and shops in Milan, the ... Read more...

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US seeks military communication along Pakistan border

October 28th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 28 (IANS) The US is attempting to re-establish military communications along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border, which was no longer "open" following the US raid that killed Osama bin Laden, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Women who make most decisions have less sex

September 24th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Married women who make most decisions at home seem to have sex less frequently, say experts.Experts examined the link between married women's autonomy and regularity of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Group wants bio-regulatory bill withdrawn

September 2nd, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) A civil society group Friday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to withdraw the Biotechnology Regularity Authority of India (BRAI) bill, saying it lowers the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tendulkar is not my bunny: Anderson

August 9th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) James Anderson might have dismissed Sachin Tendulkar seven times in Test but the fast bowler insists that the Indian batting maestro is not his bunny ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Spiders weave erratic webs as they age

July 3rd, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Young spiders create webs with perfect angles and regular patterns, but as they age, their skills show gaping holes and erratic weaving, new research claims.By using ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Empathy, self-esteem enhance sexual enjoyment

June 5th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) Empathy and self-esteem seem to enhance sexual enjoyment among young adults, which in turn is linked to healthy psychological and social development.A study by the Johns ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Jagjit Singh raises elephant deaths with Mamata

April 20th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Ghazal singer Jagjit Singh Wednesday appealed to Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee to look seriously into the killings of elephants by speeding trains."When I learnt from ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Wasnik expresses concern over low conviction rate for cases of atrocities against SC/STs

March 26th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 26(ANI): Union Social Justice and Empowerment Minister, Mukul Wasnik, has expressed concern over low conviction rate for cases of atrocities against Scheduled Castes and Tribes (SC/STs).Speaking here today ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘Disturbed’ Narayanan asks Bengal government to act decisively

January 7th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) Saying he was "deeply disturbed and concerned" over the killing of seven people in a clash between two groups Friday near Maoist-affected Lalgarh, West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tendulkar, Steyn shine on day 3, series decider hangs in balance (Roundup)

January 5th, 2011 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Jan 4 (IANS) Sachin Tendulkar gave a master class in technique and temperament, bringing up his 51st Test century, against Dale Steyn's perfect exhibition of swing bowling as the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Hussey’s knock, a lesson in application, courage: Roebuck

December 19th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney/Perth, Dec. 19 (ANI): Noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck has described Australian middle order batsman Mike Hussey's rip-roaring form in the current Ashes series as a lesion in application, courage and execution. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Waitresses, financial advisers, accountants have the most depressing jobs!

December 10th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 10 (ANI): Those working with the elderly and small children, health care, food service, accountants, financial advisers are the most depressing jobs, according to Health magazine.Personal health care workers ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Himachal enacts law to regulate private varsities

December 9th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Thursday enacted a law to regulate private universities to maintain quality and standards, becoming the first Indian state to do so.Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

The mystery behind recurring dreams and nightmares

November 25th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): We all dream but some of us have a specific dream or nightmare over and over again - a new study tries to find out why.Calvin Kai-Ching Yu ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Top questions on Brits’ lips: What’s to eat and What’s on TV

November 13th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): "What are we having for dinner?" and "Are you OK?"- are the most common questions of modern life that Brits ask, it has been revealed.Ask Jeeves, the Internet ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sexual misconduct, illicit affairs in Oz schools up threefold

November 7th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 7 (ANI): The number of schools in New South Wales which are under scanner for sexual impropriety, grooming students and illicit affairs have tripled this year.It was obtained that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

CWG Shooting: Champion shooters pull crowds to the range

October 6th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Indian shooters are drawing huge crowds at the Karni Singh Range to watch stars Olympic champion Abhinav Bindra, World no.3 Gagan Narang, among others, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Allahabad HC to take up petition seeking Ayodhya verdict postponement

September 17th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 17 (ANI): The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court will take up a petition for postponing the Ayodhya verdict on Friday.A three-judge special bench of the Lucknow ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Have to consider options to save question hour: Ansari

September 1st, 2010 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Expressing concern over the disruption of question hour in parliament, Rajya Sabha chairman Hamid Ansari said Tuesday that there are plans to reschedule the one-hour slot to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tropical Storm Danielle Strengthens In Atlantic

August 23rd, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Miami, Aug 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tropical Storm Danielle has gained momentum in the eastern part of the Atlantic on Sunday afternoon with the maximum sustained speed of an estimated 40 ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Scarlett’s character being maligned: Fiona

August 2nd, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 2 (IANS) Fiona Mackeown, 46, has accused the defence counsel of indulging in character assasination of her 15-year-old daughter Scarlett Keeling, who was allegdly drugged, sexually assaulted and left to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Church minister set to ‘tweet’ Holy Communion

July 25th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): Christianity is trying to keep pace with the advancements in technology or so it seems - a church minister is set to conduct the first communion service on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

John Stamos denies teen fling in sex case

July 14th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 14 (ANI): Full House star John Stamos has denied having a fling with a 17-year-old girl.The girl, six years later, has been accused of milking him for hundreds of thousands ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Plato’s Works Contain Secret Musical Messages

July 6th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Jay Kennedy, a historian and philosopher of science in the University of Manchester, has found a secret musical code in the works of ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Perennial flooding: Project Bagmati seeks to stop

June 23rd, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by ANI
By NagendraSitamarhi (Bihar), June 23 (ANI): In catchment areas of Bagmati river in north Bihar, there is an air of foreboding, as this region is 'flood prone'.For the people living here, ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

In South Africa, even Germany misses a penalty

June 18th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Port Elizabeth, June 18 (DPA) The English striker Gary Lineker is famous for scoring lots of goals and making one unforgettable comment: "Soccer is a game for 22 people that run around, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

High yarn prices may cause lay-offs in hosiery industry

June 10th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 10 (IANS) The hosiery industry may soon face massive lay-offs if the government does not take steps to reduce the prices of cotton yarn by cutting down exports, a manufacturers' ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

TRAI to release consultation paper on 4G in 10 days

May 28th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Telecom Regularity Authority of India (TRAI) will release within 10 days a consultation paper on the fourth generation (4G) technology and expects to make public the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

3-D, fly-through movies to explore Medieval Nottingham Caves

May 23rd, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Archaeologists have struck upon a brilliant technology to explore the unseen network of nearly 500 tunnels and caves, in a layer of rock called Sherwood Sandstone beneath the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Iceland Volcano Erupts Again On May 11, Spews Ash Over North Africa

May 12th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Reykjavik, Iceland, May 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The volcano in Iceland, the Eyjafjallajokull volcano, is causing immense disruption in air traffic ever since it became active, almost a month back. So ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Family mealtimes can help kids with asthma

March 17th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS) Children who have asthma are at high risk for separation anxiety, but a new study has found a home remedy that parents can use -- regular family mealtimes. "It ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

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