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Limbless man swims between US and Russian Isles


August 20th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bering Strait, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A limbless man has challenged many when he swam from America to Asia within less than two hours. Quadruple Amputte Philippe Croizon is the alleged ... Read more...

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Vice President Ansari welcomed by Rajya Sabha


August 13th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Vice President M. Hamid Ansari was Monday welcomed by Rajya Sabha members as he attended the upper house as chairman for the first day ... Read more...

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Human dominoes smash Guinness World Record


July 16th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) More than 1,000 volunteers in China have set the record for the world’s biggest human dominoes. Most of the volunteers described themselves as lovers of dominoes. In ... Read more...

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Indian-origin economist appointed Trinidad bank governor


July 15th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, July 15 (IANS) Jwala Ramberran, a 45-year-old economist of Indian origin, has been appointed by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar as the next governor of the Central Bank ... Read more...

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Dhoni rubbishes reports of rift in dressing room


February 25th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 25 (IANS) India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni Saturday rubbished media reports of rift in the dressing room but admitted that the turn of events in the past ... Read more...

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The charms of India’s black magic capital


December 3rd, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mayong (Assam), Dec 3 (IANS) Imagine a tiger lazily walking behind you like a pet dog or a man bleating like a sheep instead of talking. Hard to believe, but ... Read more...

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Three-monthly review ordered of Most Wanted list (Lead)


May 20th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Left red-faced following the bloopers in India's list of Most Wanted terrorists hiding in Pakistan, the Indian government Friday asked all probe agencies and states ... Read more...

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Three-monthly review ordered of Most Wanted list


May 20th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Left red-faced following the bloopers in India's list of Most Wanted terrorists hiding in Pakistan, the Indian government Friday asked all probe agencies and states ... Read more...

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Five 26/11 accused named in US court include ISI officer


May 9th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Major Iqbal, a suspected officer of Pakistan's ISI spy agency, is one of the five accused named in the second chargesheet filed in a US ... Read more...

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BNP election candidate arrested over Quran burning in Britain


April 10th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.10 (ANI): A British National Party (BNP) member and candidate for the forthcoming Welsh Assembly elections Sion Owens has been arrested for burning a copy of the Quran in his garden.The ... Read more...

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Indian drowned at New Zealand beach


February 19th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Feb 19 (IANS) An Indian national drowned while board surfing Saturday at Ohope beach in the eastern Bay of Plenty. The 22-year-old was boogie boarding, a surface water sport, with friends ... Read more...

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Brit-Indian honeymooner Dewani ‘cleared’ of role in 2nd person’s murder in 2007


December 31st, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, Dec 31 (ANI): Shrien Dewani, the Brit-Indian millionaire accused of conspiring to murder his wife Anni during their honeymoon in Cape Town, has been 'cleared' of allegations that he murdered ... Read more...

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Too many fashion weeks spoilt the year (2010 in Retrospect)


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) A fashion week used to be a charming and rare affair. But this year the realisation hit home that an overdose of shows is killing ... Read more...

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Unseen footage of Heath Ledger to be used in next Batman movie?


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 2 (ANI): Director Christopher Nolan is planning to bring the Joker back for the next instalment of the Batman franchise, The Dark Knight Rises, according to reports.Nolan is apparently planning ... Read more...

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Supreme Court questions Thomas’ credibility


November 30th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday expressed reservation on the objectivity of Central Vigilance Commissioner P.J. Thomas if he were to supervise the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe ... Read more...

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‘Nikki Haley victory triumph for Indian diaspora in N America’


November 5th, 2010 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 5 (IANS) Ecstatic over the victory of Nikki Randhawa Haley as governor of South Carolina in the US Tuesday, Indian Canadian lawmakers have congratulated the fellow Indian-origin ... Read more...

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Both Nikki Haley and Bobby Jindal’s parents came from Punjab


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 3 (IANS) Parents of both Nikki Randhawa Haley, who Tuesday won the governor's election in South Carolina, and Bobby Jindal, the other Indian American governor of Lousiana, ... Read more...

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Lisa Murkowski: The Republican from Alaska confident of Victory


October 31st, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 31, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Lisa Murkowski, the Republican representative from Alaska, who has been amongst the 160 last minute names to be filed for the elections, is on ... Read more...

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Jessica Marotta Was Having An Affair With A Married Man


September 30th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Sep 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jessica Marotta's boyfriend Joseph Cerniglia committed suicide by jumping off George Washington Bridge last week. Joseph Cerniglia who appeared on Gordon Ramsay's "Kitchen Nightmares" is linked ... Read more...

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Kanye West Creates No Drama In VMA 2010


September 14th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In spite of the music looking forward to some more on stage drama at this year's VMAs between Kanye West and Taylor Swift, the two stars ... Read more...

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11 engineering students booked for forged admission papers (Second lead)


September 9th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 8 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Wednesday raided the state-run Punjab Engineering College (PEC) here and booked 11 students, including five girls, for submitting forged documents to secure ... Read more...

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Harishankar Brahma appointed as Election Commissioner


August 24th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 24 (ANI): Former Union Power Secretary Harishankar Brahma has been appointed as the Election Commissioner in the Election Commission of India."The President is pleased to appoint Harishankar Brahma as ... Read more...

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One more arrested for RTI activist’s murder


August 19th, 2010 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 19 (IANS) The crime branch of Ahmedabad police Thursday announced the arrest of one more person for the murder of RTI activist Amit Jethwa. According to the crime branch, the arrested ... Read more...

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Diarrhoea outbreak in Gorakhpur under control


August 7th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0By Pavan ShahGorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 7 (ANI): Diarrhoea outbreak is under control after authorities in Gorakhpur city of Uttar Pradesh distributed medicines and spread awareness ... Read more...

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Christina Romer, The Chair Of The Council Of Economic Advisers Resigns


August 6th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The present Chair of Council of Economic Advisers, Christina Romer is all set to resign from her post. The White House officials announced that the veteran ... Read more...

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Alec Baldwin Makes History In “Saturday Night Live”


May 17th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin have one thing in common and after the "Saturday Night Live" season ending show on last Saturday, it is not hard ... Read more...

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Man Arrested For Death Threats Against Senator Murray


April 7th, 2010 - 10:32 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A sixty four year old resident of Washington state was arrested by police and charged on Tuesday for threatening to kill Senator Patty Murray, a Democrat from Washington ... Read more...

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Buzz Aldrin Eliminated From “Dancing With The Stars”


April 7th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Los Angeles, Apr 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The star studded "Dancing with the Stars" Season 10 is going great guns. The reality show which started this season on March 22 has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Speaker Nancy Pelosi heckled on the Health Care bill


March 22nd, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Speaker Nancy Pelosi was heckled when she was leaving after the final caucus meeting on the Health Care Bill. The protesters left no stone unturned ... Read more...

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One good act really is the catalyst for three others


March 9th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 9 (ANI): Kindness is contagious, scientists have discovered. And good acts by a handful of individuals really can make a difference.Professor James Fowler, of the University of California, and his ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Egyptian queen was offered bread and beer during her funeral 4,000 years ago


March 6th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 6 (ANI): A translation of the hieroglyphics engraved on white stone in the tomb of a 4,000-year-old Egyptian queen has suggested that she was offered a loaf of bread and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gunman shoots two Pentagon police officers in Washington


March 5th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 5 (ANI): A 36-year-old gunman injured two Pentagon police officers while trying to enter the complex on Thursday evening. He was shot and taken into custody.While the motive for the ... Read more...

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Man Loses Life After Falling In Mt. St. Helens Crater


February 20th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Skamania County, Feb 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Joseph Bohlig, a 52 year old hiker recently fell into the dormant crater in the Mount St. Helens and was found dead by the ... Read more...

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Russian girl’s rape accused gives police a slip (Roundup)


January 28th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 28 (IANS) The alleged rapist of a nine-year-old Russian girl in Goa has given police a slip, a senior police official Thursday said. Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of police Ravindra ... Read more...

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Two Australians charged with assaulting Indian


January 23rd, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Jan 23 (IANS) A 20-year-old man and a teenager were charged with assault Saturday for attacking and robbing an Indian here Thursday night. The 25-year-old victim was using a telephone box in ... Read more...

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