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Indian cartoonist jailed on sedition charges


September 11th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, Sept 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A cartoonist in India has been imprisoned for two weeks on sedition charges because of his drawings that were made in a satirical manner on the ... Read more...

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Labor Day Unions Election


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ohio, Sept 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Obama is going to spend part of his labor day campaigning in the United Auto Workers Rally in the city of Toledo where organized labor is ... Read more...

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Thampu qualified to head St. Stephen’s College: Court (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday upheld the appointment of Valson Thampu as the principal of St. Stephen's College, Delhi, saying he possesses the essential qualification ... Read more...

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Maya ruins buried under Mexican highway preserved


June 7th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 7 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities have preserved an archaeological area with several Maya buildings more than 1,500 years old that were buried under a highway in the Yucatan ... Read more...

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We promote wrong films, filmmakers in India: Tannishtha


May 27th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 27 (IANS) Tannishtha Chatterjee feels Indian films still have a long way to go when it comes to getting recognition in the international arena. The actress, known for ... Read more...

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President, PM greet the nation on Buddha Purnima


May 5th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday greeted the nation on the occasion of Buddha Purnima.In her message, ... Read more...

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Elections will see communal parties losing relevance: Chavan


February 16th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) A few hours before the voting begins in polls for Mumbai and nine other civic bodies, Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Wednesday said that the ... Read more...

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Bhandarkar doesn’t believe in remakes


January 13th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Karan Johar's remake of the 1990 flick "Agneepath" has the industry abuzz and Madhur Bhandarkar too is excited about it, but he confesses he personally ... Read more...

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Chinese scribes told to improve awareness


January 13th, 2012 - 5:12 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 13 (IANS) Chinese journalists should write more meaningful stories that show people's genuine concerns and have the greatest relevance to their lives, a top official said Thursday.Liu Yunshan, ... Read more...

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Manuel Noriega returns to Panama


December 12th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Panama City, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega has returned to the country after serving almost 20 years in prison on foreign lands. He was immediately picked by the ... Read more...

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Occupy Wall Street protestors plan march from NYC to DC


November 9th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some Occupy Wall Street protesters have announced that they will walk from their base in New York City to Washington D.C. The protesters say they ... Read more...

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US to give $35 mn to Cambodia


October 25th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, Oct 25 (IANS) The US will provide about $35 million to Cambodia to help improve the country's health and the education sector, the US embassy here said Tuesday.Agreements ... Read more...

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SAHMAT observes 75 years of Progressive Writers’ Association


October 12th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Safdar Hashmi Memorial Trust (SAHMAT) will organise a three-day seminar beginning Thursday on the 'legacy and relevance of the progressive cultural movement in India' ... Read more...

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MJ’s lead guitarist strums for ‘Rockstar’


September 30th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Oscar winning composer A.R. Rahman roped in Orianthi Panagaris, lead guitarist of the late king of pop Michael Jackson's team, to play for the ... Read more...

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Recipe for enjoying a later life


August 26th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Most of us know that the secret of long life lies in our genes. However not many believe to live a happy old life we require ... Read more...

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NHRC slams health ministry for drug trial deaths


August 12th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday slammed the health ministry and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) for the loss of hundreds of ... Read more...

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Situation in parliament worrisome: Bansal


August 10th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Terming the disruptions in parliament "sad and worrisome", Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Wednesday said the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) needed to ... Read more...

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Craig shuns social networking sites


August 3rd, 2011 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Daniel Craig will never join any social networking website because he does not want to share tit-bits about his personal life.In fact, the James Bond ... Read more...

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Apollo Hospitals sign MoU with University College of London


May 21st, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Private health care chain Apollo Hospitals has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with University College, London, for collaboration in training and clinical research."The MoU ... Read more...

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Will win back peoples’ confidence: Brinda Karat (Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo member Brinda Karat Friday said the party has accepted the "people's verdict" with "deep humility" and will work to ... Read more...

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Poll defeat a ’serious set back’, admits CPI-M


May 13th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Accepting the people's verdict, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Friday said the poll defeat in West Bengal was a "serious setback" to the party ... Read more...

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Psychologists demystify artful dodging


May 6th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) How can some people skirt a question without answering it, yet satisfy their listeners?A study says that people typically judge a speaker to form an opinion, ... Read more...

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Study finds disconnect between health and behavior in young adults


May 3rd, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): A new survey has found that eight out of 10 people between ages 25-44 years old think they are living a healthy lifestyle and are more likely to ... Read more...

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Bin-Laden’s death comes as “double blow” to already ‘wounded’ al-Qaeda: Experts


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): The death of Osama bin-Laden had has come as a severe blow to the al-Qaeda, leaving it "wounded" and disorganised, experts have claimed."It's not the death knell ... Read more...

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Vice President to deliver UPSC Foundation Day lecture on Tuesday


May 1st, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 1(ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari will be the main speaker at the UPSC Foundation Day lecture on governance, which will be held at Vigyan Bhawan here on May 3. ... Read more...

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Dogra certificate order to be rescinded in Kashmir


April 28th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 28 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday decided to rescind its March 27 order offering certificates to the residents of Jammu region for getting relaxation in ... Read more...

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Vice President Ansari condoles demise of Sathya Sai Baba


April 24th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/ Puttaparthi, Apr 24 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari has deeply condoled the passing away of prominent religious leader Sri Sathya Sai Baba.Vice President Ansari in his condolence message said ... Read more...

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Congress unhappy with Abdullah over Dogra certificates


April 13th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 13 (IANS) The Congress in Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday took strong exception to National Conference (NC) president Farooq Abdullah's remarks on the Dogra certificate and his expression ... Read more...

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Ambika Soni condoles death of veteran journalist Ajit Bhattacharjea


April 5th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Ambika Soni has condoled the death of Ajit Bhattarcharjea, a veteran journalist and renowned editor who passed away yesterday.In ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Gilani talks in Mohali spirit: Rao


March 30th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 30 (IANS) Prime Ministers Manmohan Singh and Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday held wide ranging talks to bring in a "Mohali spirit" to the relations between India and ... Read more...

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Gene combinations linked to hip osteoporosis in postmenopausal women


March 30th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): A study conducted at the University of Granada says that women with osteoporosis in their hip suffer menopause two years earlier than healthy women.Additionally, researchers have found at ... Read more...

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Frenzy over India-Pakistan match: Big B


March 28th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan is keen to watch Wednesday's India-Pakistan World Cup semi-final, which he says has caused "unbelievable frenzy"."Pakistan is our neighbor. How ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

No place for Holi songs in Bollywood anymore?


March 20th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) There was a time when Holi provided not only an occasion for outstanding song situations in Bollywood films but also a pretext for great drama. ... Read more...

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Headley may face questions on his many wives


March 15th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, March 15 (IANS) Lawyers of Mumbai terror attack suspect Tahawwur Rana have asked a federal judge to make prosecutors turn over e-mails written by co-accused David Coleman Headley so ... Read more...

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Pak court hears petitions on shifting Raymond Davis, diplomatic immunity


February 21st, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 21(ANI): The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday heard petitions regarding shifting of double murder-accused Raymond Davis from Kot Lakhpat prison to Lahore Fort, and the relevance and legality of ... Read more...

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