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Boat Breaks Speed Record in San Francisco


September 6th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Francisco, Sep 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The highly advanced multihull sailboat DCNS hydroptere amazingly sets the record for the fastest time over a one nautical mile distance on the afternoon of Friday ... Read more...

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Dental x-rays linked to most common brain tumour


April 10th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) Frequent dental x-rays have been linked with higher risk of developing meningioma, the most commonly diagnosed primary brain tumour, says a new study.The findings suggest that ... Read more...

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Obama buys his Chinese lunch at restaurant


February 17th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 17 (IANS) US President Barack Obama made a surprise visit to a restaurant in San Francisco's Chinatown to pick up his lunch take-out Thursday during a ... Read more...

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85 protesters arrested in US


October 26th, 2011 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) Police in Oakland city in the US swept through a protesters' camp Tuesday, and arrested 85 people for unlawful assembly and illegal lodging.Oakland is a West ... Read more...

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Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dead at 56


October 6th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by BNO News
CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Steve Jobs, the iconic entrepreneur who co-founded Apple in the 1970s, died in California on Wednesday after a long battle with various health issues, his ... Read more...

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Californian Gov signs law on Male circumcision ban


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Oct 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Attempts by an advocacy group in California to outlaw male circumcision has failed after Gov. Jerry Brown signed a unique bill to law on Sunday. The new ... Read more...

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Japan nuclear fallout has far-reaching effects in San Francisco


September 23rd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Sept 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Japanese nuclear disaster had far reaching impact on the planet than many people thought. Scientists in San Francisco Bay have confirmed that radioactive materials from the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

White House accused of ‘hypocrisy’ after banning reporter


May 1st, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): The White House has been accused of hypocrisy after it banned a San Francisco Chronicle reporter who had posted an online video of President Barack Obama commenting ... Read more...

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Environmentalist Brockovich wants to be an Oz citizen


February 11th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 11 (ANI): Environmental campaigner Erin Brockovich says she will seek to become a dual citizen of Australia and her native US.Brockovich is so dedicated to green issues in Australia she ... Read more...

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Very sensitive towards fake varsity issue: US ambassador


February 6th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The US is "very sensitive" to the issue of the Indian students deceived by a fake university in California and would not allow them to be mistreated, ... Read more...

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India protests radio-tagging of duped Indian students in US (Lead)


January 29th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) India Saturday said it has told United States that the use of monitors on some duped Indian students of closed American Tri-Valley University by authorities was "unwarranted" ... Read more...

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US university closure: India says students hold valid visas


January 28th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Voicing concern over the welfare of Indian students affected by the closure of a California-based university, India Friday asserted that students had valid visas and conveyed to ... Read more...

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India seeks report from missions over ’sham’ US university


January 27th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday said India has sought a report from its missions in the US over the fate of Indian students after authorities closed ... Read more...

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Indian students of sham US varsity face deportation


January 25th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) Hundreds of Indian students, mostly from Andhra Pradesh, face the prospect of being deported from the US after a "sham" university in California was shut down ... Read more...

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Remnants of boozy village discovered beneath downtown San Francisco


January 7th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
San Francisco, Jan 7 (ANI): Archeologists have discovered dozens of relics from the 1800s underneath a parking lot in downtown San Francisco.They have found dozens of vestiges-dolls, a piece of a tent, ... Read more...

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Granite Memorial To Be Built In Memory Of Jonestown Victims


November 21st, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oakland, Nov 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For the 909 people who had died 32 years ago in the Jonestown tragedy in Guyana, a granite monument will be built. This was announced ... Read more...

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San Francisco Bay Bridge Shut For An Hour After Man Threatens To Blow It Up


November 12th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez San Francisco, Nov 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A tussle between an apparently suicidal man and authorities on the San Francisco Bay Bridge resulted in the busiest bridge in Northern California being ... Read more...

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Chilean president chats with trapped miners


September 21st, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, Sep 21 (IANS/EFE) Chilean President Sebastian Pinera visited the mine in which 33 people have been trapped since Aug 5 and sent a message of hope in a video chat, amid ... Read more...

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First Senate Debate Between Senator Barbara Boxer And Carly Fiorina Cover Wide Range Of Issues


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Sep 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The first Senate debate on Wednesday between Democratic Senator Barbara Boxer and Republican opponent Carly Fiorina turned out to be an interesting one with each addressing ... Read more...

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DEATH ANGEL announces public listening party


August 20th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Metal veterans from the San Francisco Bay Area, Death Angel will soon be holding a public listening party for their newest album, called "Relentless Retribution", on September ... Read more...

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Arrests made in the San Francisco jetliner hijack threat case


August 20th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Francisco, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Detectives are looking for an anonymous caller who called and threatened a jetliner bound to take off. The airplane wasn’t allowed to leave the ... Read more...

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Stolen hi-tech phone helps police track thief


July 25th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A thief who stole an Apple iPhone from its owner's hands was arrested by police in the US, minutes after being tracked by global positioning system (GPS) software. ... Read more...

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Gay couples set sexual agreements to build trust, not for HIV protection


July 14th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 14 (ANI): In a study on gay male couples, researchers have found that partners in a relationship set "sexual agreements"-rules about whether sex with outside partners is allowed-primarily because they ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dolphins & Sea Lions Undergo Navy Anti-Terror Training


May 20th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At an annual gathering of first responders for disaster and anti-terrorism exercises, the crowds were amazed not just by the men and women who fight so hard to ... Read more...

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‘60 Minutes’ Of CBS Asserts That The Future Of Bay Bridge Is Precariously Placed


April 26th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 26, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): There is no uncertainty that societies around the San Francisco Bay are going to be thumped by the same sort of calamitous earthquake that only ... Read more...

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Incumbents win Fremont Gurdwara Elections, support former version of Nanak Shahi Calendar


March 15th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinNew Delhi, March 15 (ANI): "Sadh Sangat Salte", a Sikh body in U.S, today won the Fremont Gurdwara Elections with a big margin defeating "Panthic Salte", jointly represented by ... Read more...

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‘Honeymoon Bandit’ cons wives, other women out of thousands of dollars


February 13th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): A con man, who police have dubbed as "The Honeymoon Bandit", is said to have duped a number of women including his own wives out of thousands of ... Read more...

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Brett Dennen is the 41st selling album of the week


December 22nd, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Dec 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is quite a transformation for a counselor who liked music and played guitar in California. Because now he is the 41st biggest selling ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Drilling 130,000 years of ice in Greenland may unlock secrets of climate history


October 20th, 2009 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 20 (ANI): An international group of scientists is all set to drill down through 130,000 years of accumulated ice in Greenland to unlock the secrets of climate history from what ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nike Womens Marathon 2009: Results


October 19th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey San Francisco, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Nike Women's Marathon 2009 took place on the 18th of October, Sunday. Over 20,000 women took part in the race that was ... Read more...

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Nike Women’s Marathon Kickstarts Today at San Francisco


October 18th, 2009 - 6:59 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct. 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The annual Nike marathon will take place on this Sunday at San Francisco. It will start at 7a.m. in the morning sharp. The race is organized ... Read more...

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Second Earthquake Shakes San Jose And The Bay Area


October 15th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez San Jose, Oct. 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday evening, a small earthquake was reported to have taken place at the Bay Area. However, that is not the only that had ... Read more...

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Small Earthquake shakes Bay Area


October 14th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Francisco, Oct 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A small earthquake struck in the Bay Area on Tuesday evening. The epicenter was in south Pleasanton rattled homes across the San Francisco Bay Area.The earthquake ... Read more...

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US Fritzl feared to have kidnapped three more girls


August 31st, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): Police fear three more girls who lived just a few miles from 'American Fritzl' Phillip Garrido's home may have been his victims.Michaela Garecht, nine, Ilene Misheloff, 13, and ... Read more...

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Negotiations Work In Favor, BART Strike Averted


August 17th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by GD
Thankfully, the "terror inducing" strike that was all set to hit the multitudes of commuters on Monday, has been averted.The BART strike has been held off, after talks between the ... Read more...

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