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Major world earthquakes of 2012


April 11th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) A list of major earthquakes in the world in 2012, according to the US Geological Survey.* Magnitude 8.2 off west coast ... 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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Rhythm helps kids master math problems


March 25th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 25 (IANS) An innovative use of rhythm in a music-based programme enabled school kids score significantly higher on math tests than peers who received regular instruction. "Academic Music" ... 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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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...

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Rajasthan fest to showcase fusion of Indian, western music


August 12th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) The Indian music from the countryside and Rajasthan's desert will meet cross-cultural western notes at the five-day Rajasthan International Folk Festival (RIFF), said the ... Read more...

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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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People who meditate have a stronger mind-body connection than dancers


February 25th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): A new study suggests that professional ballet and modern dancers are not as emotionally in sync with their bodies as are people who regularly practice meditation.Researchers at the ... 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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CPI-M targets PM for US radio-tagging Indian students


February 2nd, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 2 (IANS) The CPI-M Wednesday condemned the US for using radio tags to keep track of Indian students and took potshots at Prime Ministyer Manmohan Singh, saying the ... 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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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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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...

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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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San Francisco, CA bank robber sentenced to life


January 23rd, 2010 - 3:21 am ICT by BNO News
SAN FRANSISCO (BNO NEWS) – A man on Wednesday was sentenced to life in prison and ordered to pay over $315,000 in restitution for an armed bank robbery spree committed in San ... 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...

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Tens of thousands of Sikhs attend community parade in Yuba City


November 2nd, 2009 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinYuba City (United States), Nov. 2(ANI): Tens of thousands of people from different parts of the United States of America, Canada, United Kingdom, and India attended the 30th ... Read more...

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US allows Sikh security officers to wear turban and beard


October 21st, 2009 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) In what is seen as a landmark civil rights victory for the Sikh community, the US government has allowed Sikhs to serve as federal security ... 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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BART Strike To Slow Down Commuters On August 17th


August 14th, 2009 - 10:13 pm ICT by GD
On August 17th (Monday) 2009, there will be tranquility on the streets and one might not come across the usual picture of a busy day at the San Francisco Bay area. The ... Read more...

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Cioppino: The Sauce Recall Incident


June 21st, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by GD
Next time when your brother or sister tries their hands at cooking, don't forget to mention the recipe for preparing Cioppino. You know why? Its because the tasty fish and shellfish ... Read more...

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San Francisco city workers terrorized by blackbird!


June 11th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0London, Jun 11 (ANI): San Francisco city workers are being terrorized by an aggressive blackbird, which swoops down repeatedly at their heads as they are walking along the financial district.The ... Read more...

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Six dead in US murder-suicide, Indian passport found


March 31st, 2009 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, March 31 (Xinhua) Six people, including three children, were shot dead and one critically injured in an apparent murder-suicide in Santa Clara, a city in the Silicon Valley. An Indian ... Read more...

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“Craigslist.org” the leading classifieds service and top job board world wide


October 27th, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by Bupha Ravirot
A central network of online communities, featuring free online classified advertisements with jobs, internships, housing, personals, erotic services, for sale/barter/wanted, services, community, gigs, resume, and pets categories and forums on various topics ... Read more...

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Tourists in wildlife reserves scaring away native carnivores


July 22nd, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 22 (ANI): A new study by conservation biologists from the University of California, Berkeley, has indicated that allowing public access in wildlife reserves can scare off the native carnivore ... Read more...

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