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China’s heir apparent missing since Sep 1?


September 12th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, the heir apparent to the country's leadership, has not been seen in public since Sep 1, giving rise to rampant speculation ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Non-verbal cues predict one’s trustworthiness


September 12th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) Can you trust someone you just met and if you can, how do you do it? People face this predicament all the time. US researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Amazon introduces new Kindle e-reader, HD tablet


September 7th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 7 (IANS) Online retail giant Amazon Thursday introduced a new suite of its Kindle devices, from e-reader Kindle Paperwhite with front-lit display to 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Much ado about a newspaper article: Washington Post and India (Comment)


September 7th, 2012 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Whether or not Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is a tragic figure, it is clear that his office's media management is tragically inept.By practically whining about a perfectly ordinary news profile ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sri Lanka navy arrests 54 Australia-bound asylum seekers


September 6th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 6 (IANS) The Sri Lankan navy Thursday arrested 54 Australia-bound asylum seekers, Xinhua reported.According to the Sri Lankan navy's media unit, a boat carrying the asylum seekers to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kashmir stay is fulfillment of a family dream: SRK


September 6th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 6 (IANS) Hoping that his stay would encourage others to makes films in Kashmir, Shah Rukh Khan Thursday said he had never felt "this kind of happiness ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Fake email sends Pakistan PMO into a tizzy


September 4th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 4 (IANS) A fake email sent the Pakistani prime minister's media office into a spin, prompting one official to wonder why the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) was using ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Twitter agrees to block six fake PMO accounts (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Social networking site Twitter has agreed to cooperate with the government in blocking six fake accounts "misrepresenting" Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, officials said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Police put on high alert after violence in Uttar Pradesh


August 18th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 18 (IANS) Police in Uttar Pradesh were put on high alert Saturday and the intelligence set-up was spruced up following violence after 'alvida namaaz' in this Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Ramlila Maidan all set for Baba Ramdev’s agitation


August 7th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Closed circuit televisions (CCTVs), waterproof tents and round the clock food, water and medical facilities - preparations are in overdrive at Delhi's Ramlila Maidan ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Norway killer’s dad wants to publish book about son


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 2 (IANS) Jens Breivik, father of mass murderer Anders Breivik who killed 77 people in Norway last year, plans to publish a book about his son, RIA Novosti ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tween texting subverts grammar, language skills


July 27th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 27 (IANS) Text messaging offer tweens a short cut to send notes to friends and family, but it could also subvert language and grammar skills, point out researchers.When ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Phelps wants to have fun at Olympic swansong


July 27th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) American swimming star Michael Phelps admits ahead of the London Olympics that the last competitive moments of his career will be emotional, but after ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

BJP demands CBI probe into Mumbai scribe’s murder


July 26th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) A day after seeking a probe into Mumbai journalist Jyotirmoy Dey's killing, an opposition leader in Maharashtra Thursday demanded a CBI probe into the sensational ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Dey silenced as he was to expose match fixing in IPL’


July 25th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) Mumbai journalist Jyotirmoy Dey, who was gunned down last year, was planning to expose the match-fixing racket in the IPL tournament, which resulted in his ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sri Lanka cricket board assures integrity of SLPL


July 21st, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 21 (IANS) The Sri Lankan cricket board Saturday assured the integrity of the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL), a cricket league based on the Indian Premier League (IPL), ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Iraq signs gas deal with Pakistani energy firm


July 16th, 2012 - 6:02 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 16 (IANS) Iraq has signed a deal with a Pakistani energy company to explore for natural gas in eastern Iraq, Xinhua reported."The Iraqi oil ministry is signing a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Ek Tha Tiger’ not anti-Pakistan, assures Kabir Khan


July 11th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Director Kabir Khan is upset after "Ek Tha Tiger" promos were banned in Pakistan following allegations that it portrays the neighbouring country's intelligence agency in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Brazilian playmaker Oscar denies Chelsea deal


July 10th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 10 (IANS) Highly rated Brazilian playmaker Oscar has denied reports he has been signed by European champion Chelsea.Brazil's media reported Monday that Oscar's club Internacional had ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Killed pilgrims’ kin protest non-payment of compensation


June 28th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 27 (IANS) Relatives of 24 Hindu pilgrims, who were killed in a road accident in 2010, created noisy scenes Wednesday over non-payment of Rs.2 lakh compensation announced by ... Read more...

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German Police Release Pictures Of The ‘Forest Boy’


June 13th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, June 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Berlin’s law enforcement authorities have released the image of an English-speaking teenager who claims he has been living in the wild for years.The boy, who ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Presidential poll: No name finalised, says Congress


June 9th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Amid indications that Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee had emerged the front-runner among probable presidential candidates of the Congress, the party Saturday sought to scotch ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Small activist groups feel ignored amid Ramdev-Hazare hoopla


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Small activist groups who were also demonstrating at Jantar Mantar for an unemployment allowance, Sunday blamed the media for not covering them and giving ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China must strengthen public diplomacy: expert


June 2nd, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 2 (IANS) China urgently needs to carry out more effective public diplomacy if it is to overcome the misunderstandings, prejudice and suspicions people in other countries have toward ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ekta Kapoor’s media school to open in capital


May 28th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) She has provided a platform to many actors and technicians through her successful TV shows and films, and even trained showbiz aspirants through her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Uproar in Lok Sabha over minister’s Air India remarks


May 15th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Tuesday witnessed an uproar, leading to an adjournment, over Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh's media remarks on the Air India pilots' ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Al-Qaeda’s online magazine unexpectedly returns


May 4th, 2012 - 4:18 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) on Thursday unexpectedly released two more editions of its English-language online magazine that serves as a guide to potential and future ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

No minister has offered to quit: Congress


April 25th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday dismissed rumours that five union cabinet ministers had offered to quit and work to strengthen the party and denied that any ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Brazil’s World Cup-winning coach in demand


April 17th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 17 (IANS) Brazil's 2002 World Cup-winning coach Luiz Felipe Scolari says he has been approached by Colombia and "two Asian teams" to coach them for the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistan avalanche buries 135 people


April 8th, 2012 - 4:41 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) At least 124 Pakistani soldiers and 11 civilians were buried under snow early Saturday when a massive avalanche hit their camp in the country's Siachen region.The ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

George had excelled as journalist: Congress says in tribute


February 27th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Congress party Monday paid tributes to George Joseph, Political Editor of IANS, who died early Monday following cardiac arrest, describing him as a journalist ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mamata says her Park Street rape statement distorted


February 27th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Amid severe criticism from all sections of society for calling the Park Street rape "a cooked-up case", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CA chief defends axed Ponting


February 26th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 25 (IANS) Cricket Australia's chief executive James Sutherland came out in support of former captain Ricky Ponting over claims he acted selfishly after his axing from Australia's one ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

PMO to address people’s problems on Twitter


February 6th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) With over 38,500 followers in just two weeks, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) is now looking forward to addressing problems of common people on ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Former NBA star Yao Ming eyeing film business


January 31st, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Jan 31 (IANS) Retired Chinese basketball superstar Yao Ming has been looking for business opportunities in the film industry but has not entered it yet, Yao's agent said Tuesday, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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