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India in touch with US over gurdwara shooting


August 6th, 2012 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) India got in touch with US authorities and Sikh community groups started emergency response to Sunday's shooting attack on a Wisconsin gurdwara as messages of ... Read more...

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Russian teens to get award for saving teacher


April 9th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two teenaged boys in Russia will receive a state award for rescuing a woman teacher drowning in a river, officials said Monday.The incident took place ... Read more...

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Bhagavad Gita now in Polish language


March 25th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, March 25 (IANS) Even as Hindus fight a proposed ban on the Russian translation of the Bhagavad Gita, in Catholic-dominated Poland the sacred scipture has for the first time ... Read more...

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Buddhist spiritual head launches green march


December 10th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Buddhist spiritual leader Gyalwang Drukpa Saturday launched a march from Mumbai to Bhopal to spread the message of peace, harmony and love for the environment, ... Read more...

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Mario Monti becomes Italy’s interim Prime Minister


November 14th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rome, Nov 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Italy has named former university president Mario Monti as the interim Prime Minister. The 68-year-old will take over from Silvio Berlusconi who stepped down recently.Monti is inheriting ... Read more...

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Ajmer set to host first global Sufi fest


September 22nd, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Qawwali, ghazals, discussions and Sufi music will be offered at the first edition of the International Sufi Festival Oct 21-27 in Ajmer, Rajasthan.The week-long event will ... Read more...

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Your brain corrects you morally


July 10th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) Unknown to you, your brain might have a hidden agenda -- discouraging you to stray from the narrow path to rectitude. It does so by simulating ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on Mahavir Jayanti (Lead)


April 15th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday greeted the nation on the occasion of Mahavir Jayanti, the birth anniversary of Lord Mahavira, ... Read more...

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PM greets nation on Mahavir Jayanti


April 15th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday greeted the nation on the auspicious occasion of Mahavir Jayanti to be celebrated Saturday.In a message, the prime minister ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh greets nation on Milad-Un-Nabi


February 15th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Tuesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Milad- un- Nabi, which is being observed tomorrow to mark the ... Read more...

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Tendulkar “a beacon of greatness representing true spirit of cricket”: Pak editorial


December 21st, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 21 (ANI): Indian batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar, who created history on Sunday by becoming the first player to score 50 centuries in Test cricket, is a "beacon of greatness" ... Read more...

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Advani urges parties, people to confront corruption


December 19th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) Veteran Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Sunday urged political parties and right-thinking people to confront corruption, failing which there would be no peace in the ... Read more...

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President Patil awards ‘Colours’ to five armoured corps regiments


October 19th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Jhansi, Oct 19 (ANI): For the first time in the history of the Indian Army, 'Colours' were awarded to five-T 90 regiments of 31 Armoured Division at a parade held at Babina ... Read more...

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Nice guys actually get the girl in the end


October 14th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): New research suggests that nice guys really do finish first when it comes to getting the girl.According to psychologists, traits such as selflessness and altruism have become part ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

94.3 Radio One And Navjyoti Foundation Join Hands


September 7th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Radio One, India's only music station, joined hands with Navjyoti Foundation which works towards the uplift of the underprivileged children for a special morning show ... Read more...

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Indian doctors to provide free services in China


August 17th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) Indian and Chinese doctors Tuesday formed a team here to exchange data on health care and to offer free medical services in the rural areas of both ... Read more...

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Major Laishram Jyotin Singh conferred Ashok Chakra award posthumously for role in Afghanistan


August 14th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.14 (ANI): On the Independence Day-eve the President Pratibha Devisingh Patil conferred the Ashok Chakra award to Major Laishram Jyotin Singh.Maj Laishram Jyotin Singh gave up his life for ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell spearheads national appeal for Pride of Britain Awards


July 19th, 2010 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): Music mogul Simon Cowell has spearheaded a national appeal for nominations to Pride of Britain Awards 2010 in a bid to find the nation's unknown heroes.Cowell, 50, ... Read more...

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Vatican Broadsheet Pays A Heartfelt Tribute To ‘The Blues Brothers’


June 22nd, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 22, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Jake and Elwood were the endearing but luckless characters enacted by John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd in the classic 1980 film, The Blues Brothers. ... Read more...

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Ballack: From swinging London to the German provinces?


June 10th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, June 10 (DPA) Bundesliga clubs from Schalke to Wolfsburg have been linked with Michael Ballack as the English media reported that the Germany captain was no longer wanted at Chelsea. As ... Read more...

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Selfishness shouldn’t guide business: Nobel laureate Yunus


May 9th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 9 (IANS) Bangladeshi Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus has called for establishing society-oriented business to tackle global poverty and social injustice and added that "selfishness has created a string of socio-economic ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US announces probe into mine blast; toll reaches 29


April 11th, 2010 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (DPA) US President Barack Obama vowed the government would conduct a thorough investigation of the country's worst mining accident in decades after the bodies of four missing US ... Read more...

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Jyoti Basu lives in our heart: Sheikh Hasina


January 19th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Tuesday paid her last respects to Communist veteran Jyoti Basu, expressing her gratitude for the helping hand he extended during the 1971 ... Read more...

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President Obama Hands Out Best Wishes And Turkey To The Public


November 27th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Nov. 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The president of America, Barack Obama had a different breed to thank at the event of Thanksgiving.The President's family also came out to distribute free ... Read more...

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Gilani sings ‘K’ tune again, says Pak’s principled stance remains unaltered


October 9th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct.9 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has once again raked up the Kashmir issue, saying Islamabad's principled stance on the issue will remain unchanged and that it will ... Read more...

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Kilmer visits Jerusalem’s Western Wall to pray


October 3rd, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Actor Val Kilmer has visited Jerusalem's Western Wall to pray. Kilmer did not stand out from the crowd and looked like a regular tourist as he walked the streets ... Read more...

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Social hints can boost helpfulness in kids


September 3rd, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Most of us are willing to help a needy neighbour, even at a cost to ourselves. Why do we do it? Because of our social environments when we ... Read more...

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Claire Danes says she’s ok with monogamy


August 21st, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, August 21 (ANI): 'Stardust' actress Claire Danes has confessed that she is fine with monogamy.The 30-year-old actress, who is engaged to Brit actor Hugh Dancy, said the practice of having ... Read more...

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Remembering the nuclear nightmare of Kazakhstan


June 18th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, June 18 (IANS) Sixty years since scientists of the erstwhile USSR detonated their first nuclear bomb in Semipalatinsk, Kazakhstan Thursday remembered the horror of almost 500 explosions - from 1949 to ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan observes anniversary of decision to end nuke tests


June 18th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Astana, June 18 (ANI): Over 25,000 locals, Kazakh dignitaries and world media assembled at Semipalatinsk on Thursday to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Kazakhstan's decision to stop nuclear tests at the Semipalatinsk ... Read more...

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Obama’s half-brother George signs book deal


June 16th, 2009 - 6:13 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 16 (DPA) US President Barack Obama's half-brother, George Obama, is working on a book to be published by Simon & Schuster, the US publishing giant said in a ... Read more...

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Obama’s half brother writing memoir


June 15th, 2009 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): U.S. president Barack Obama's half brother, George, is writing a memoir to be published by Simon & Schuster in January next year.George, who is 27 and ... Read more...

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Scotland’’s Schindler Jane Haining needs to be honored, say politicians


January 27th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, Jan.27 (ANI): SHE has been described as Scotland''s Schindler for refusing to abandon dozens of Jewish orphans in Budapest during the Second World War. But Jane Haining, who paid for her ... Read more...

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Serving others is the key to effective leadership


December 21st, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Valparaiso University researchers have found that stewardship, community-building and similar traits linked to serving others may give a boost to the effectiveness of leaders. Dr. Michael McCuddy, Morgal ... Read more...

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Kumble sees bright future for Indian cricket under Dhoni


November 4th, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Nov 4 (ANI): Former Indian Test skipper Anil Kumble sees a bright future for Indian cricket under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who succeeded him."Dhoni has done exceptionally well ... Read more...

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