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Kerala to foot ailing actor Thilakan’s medical bills


August 26th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 26 (IANS) Kerala will take care of the medical bills of veteran Malayalam actor Thilakan, 74, who in a critical condition after suffering two heart attacks, Health Minister ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan appeals for help tp protect tigers


July 15th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ranthambore (Rajasthan), July 15 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan Sunday appealed to the people to help protect India's national animal, the tiger, saying "every tiger killed in the country ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

For Pakistanis, India bigger threat than Taliban, Al Qaeda: Survey


June 29th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 29 (IANS) Only one in five Pakistanis have a favourable view of India with almost six in ten considering it a bigger threat to their country than ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US stocks lower amid weak economic data


April 20th, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 19 (IANS) US stocks edged lower Thursday as the latest string of weak economic data overshadowed better-than-expected corporate earnings.The US Labor Department said that the number of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Injured Malayalam comedian’s health improves


March 11th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala) March 11 (IANS) The condition of Malayalam film comedian Jagathy Sreekumar, grievously injured in a road accident Saturday, has shown slight improvement though he continues to be on ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Big B battles sleepless nights in hospital


February 18th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) A week after he was hospitalized and underwent two abdominal surgeries, Amitabh Bachchan says he is spending sleepless nights and recovering only slowly.Unable to doze ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

The chill returns to Agra


February 18th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 18 (IANS) The sudden return of intense cold continued unabated across north India, as temperatures dipped across the region. Bright sunshine in most places could not provide any ... Read more...

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Now showbiz trains arc lights on Agra


February 5th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 5 (IANS) Agra is attracting a lot of filmmakers and TV serial producers, thanks to its exotic locales, advanced studios, budding local talent and, of course, the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Baby Falak taken off ventilator, improvement in health (Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Two-year-old Falak, who has been battling for life after being cruelly beaten and bitten by a teenage girl, has been taken off the ventilator and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Baby Falak taken off ventilator, still unconscious


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Two-year-old Falak, who has been battling for life after being battered and beaten, has been taken off the ventilator though she continues to be critical ... Read more...

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Ghazal loses its soulful king in Jagjit Singh (Roundup)


October 10th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) The soulful voice behind many a popular ghazal was stilled forever with the death of Jagjit Singh here Monday following brain haemorrhage. He was 70. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US factory orders rose in July


September 1st, 2011 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS/EFE) Factory orders increased 2.4 percent in July as US manufacturing had its best month since March, the Commerce Department said Wednesday.Economists had forecast a gain of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US consumer confidence at 28-month low


August 31st, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) The confidence of US consumers in the country's economy fell sharply in August and reached its lowest level since April 2009, authorities reported Tuesday, attributing ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

RCB to field unchanged side, Mumbai Indians undecided


May 26th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) While the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) plan to field an unchanged team, their opponents in Friday's qualifier-2 game in the Indian Premier League, Mumbai Indians, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Weight-loss surgery benefits women more


January 7th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): In a new study, researchers found that women who underwent gastric band surgery to lose weight reported significant improvements in urinary function and quality of life after the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Slight improvement in Karunakaran’s condition


December 15th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 15 (IANS) The condition of former Kerala chief minister K. Karunakaran, hospitalised since last week, improved Wednesday morning, according to a medical bulletin.The 92-year-old Congress leader is warded at the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Two mn Bolivians suffer severe hunger: UN


December 12th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
La Paz, Dec 12 (IANS/EFE) Two million Bolivians - one out of every five inhabitants - suffers "severe hunger", the representative of the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) in La Paz ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Toll in El Salvador prison fire rises to 26


November 17th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
San Salvador, Nov 17 (IANS/EFE) The number of fatalities caused by a fire in a Salvadoran prison increased Tuesday to 26 with the death of another inmate, authorities said.Francisco Javier Dominguez, 19, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Slight improvement in Spanish tourism sector


July 21st, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 21 (IANS/EFE) Prospects are brightening marginally for Spain's tourism sector, now expected to suffer a downturn of 0.6 percent this year compared with the earlier forecast of 0.9 percent, said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Spanish tourism loses $337 mn due to volcano


April 22nd, 2010 - 7:11 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 22 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish tourism sector has lost $252 million euros ($337 million) in the crisis caused by the massive volcanic ash cloud emanating from Iceland, the Exceltur industry body ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Aishwarya unwell, Abhishek steps in to receive award


February 13th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan accepted an award on behalf of his wife and actress Aishwarya Rai at the India Today Woman Summit. Aishwarya could not make it ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Snowmageddon Cripples Public Life in USA, Administration Steps Up Restoration


February 12th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Snowmageddon, as President Barack Obama called it, has undeniably brought public life to a standstill in various parts of USA. The country is reeling under ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Jyoti Basu continues to be critical


January 14th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Jan 14 (ANI): Former West Bengal Chief Minister and senior Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Jyoti Basu showed slight improvement in his health condition on Thursday morning, but the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Brazilian boy jabbed with needles recovering


December 21st, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Dec 21 (EFE) The two-year-old Brazilian boy who had dozens of needles inserted into his body in a suspected black magic ritual has begun to eat normally and breathe without aid, ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Catheter device busts blood clot to save life


December 17th, 2009 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Bobbie Laird survived a life-threatening stroke sparked off by a nearly half-inch long blood clot in her brain, thanks to a catheter device used by Dr. John Whapham ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Americans back troop surge, oppose withdrawal date


December 10th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec.10 (ANI): A new CBS News/New York Times poll finds that Americans have narrowly approved US President Barack Obama's decision to send more troops to the country, with 51 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Qureshi’s condition improves, taken off ventilator


December 7th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) Senior Hurriyat Conference leader Fazal Haque Qureshi, who was in a critical condition since Friday after he was attacked by unidentified men here, was taken off life support ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Surgery the best bet for migraine headaches


October 25th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): A new American study strongly suggests that surgery may be the best option for acute migraine headaches.The researchers of the University Hospitals Case Medical Center closely monitored 79 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rs.5,000 crore to be infused in Air India: Patel (Lead)


October 14th, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 14 (IANS) Talking tough on cost-cutting measures at Air India which posted losses of Rs.7,200 crore last fiscal, Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel said here Wednesday that a major revamp ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Eating fish ‘doesn’t save you from heart failure’


September 30th, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 30 (ANI): Fish plays no role in the prevention of heart failure, but it can be partly beneficial for people with diabetes, according to a large prospective population study.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Slight improvement in tourist arrivals


August 10th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) India saw a slight improvement in its foreign tourist arrivals in the month of July, according to the tourism ministry. According to the ministry, about 432,000 tourists visited ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

New Zealand named most peaceful country on earth


June 3rd, 2009 - 11:13 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 3 (ANI): New Zealand has been named the most peaceful country on earth in the annual Global Peace Index.The index is based on the ranking of 144 nations on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan, Iran, Israel among the most negatively viewed countries, finds global survey


February 7th, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 6 (ANI): Global public perceptions of Pakistans influence has been rated among the most negative along with Iran and Israel, according to BBC World Service radios annual poll of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Nine in ten Americans says their country is on the wrong track


October 15th, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.15 (ANI): Nearly nine in ten Americans - a record high - now believe the country is on the wrong track, surpassing the high of 83 percent reached in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Cancer-stricken white tigress gets cake, chicken on birthday


August 27th, 2008 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 27 (IANS) She is white, suffering from cancer and undergoing chemotherapy. But that did not hinder her celebrating her birthday in style - with the traditional cake and a dressed ... Read more...

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