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Stunning ride by Contador turns Vuelta on its head


September 6th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 6 (IANS) Span's Alberto Contador launched an astonishing attack to win the 17th stage of the Vuelta de Espana (Tour of Spain) cycle race and also to replace ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympics: North Korea’s Om wins gold with record lift


July 30th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea's Om Yun Chol took men's 56 kg weightlifting gold at the London Olympics Sunday after joining a small group of athletes who have ... Read more...

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Clarke won’t play till late 30s


May 25th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, May 25 (IANS) Australia's cricket captain Michael Clarke revealed that he won't play cricket into his late 30s due to a back problem that was diagnosed at the age ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kabul fighting over, all attackers killed


May 2nd, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 2 (IANS) All Taliban attackers have been killed and the fighting inside a residential compound used by foreign staff of international organizations here is over, authorities said."Afghan ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UN chief to visit India


April 24th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 24 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will depart for India April 25 for an official visit, UN spokesperson Eduardo del Buey said here Monday."His first stop will ... Read more...

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Chidambaram asks states to combat domestic terror modules


April 16th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Expressing concern over the growing number of domestic terror outfits, union Home Minister P. Chidambaram Monday appealed to states to join in countering ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Demi Moore out of rehab


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 2 (IANS) Actress Demi Moore has reportedly completed her rehab stint and has gone on a vacation to an undisclosed place.The actress had checked into Cirque Lodge ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Maldives’ ousted president seeks global intervention (Third Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Maldives' ousted president Mohamed Nasheed Thursday appealed to the world community to help restore democracy in his country, claiming that he was toppled by ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Maldives’ ousted president seeks global intervention (Second Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Maldives' ousted president Mohamed Nasheed Thursday appealed to the world community to help restore democracy in his country, claiming that he was toppled by ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Maldives’ ousted president seeks global help for democracy


February 9th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Maldives' ousted president Mohamed Nasheed Thursday appealed to the world community to help restore democracy in his country while stating that he was toppled ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Demi Moore checks into Cirque Lodge rehab facility


February 6th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) E! News has reported that actress Demi Moore is currently in a rehab facility in Utah. The report claims that the 49-year-old is seeking help for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Demi Moore checks into rehab


February 6th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) Demi Moore has checked into a rehab in the US. The actress was hospitalised last week as she was suffering from seizures.The 49-year-old actress is reportedly ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Apple, Google working on wearable devices


December 20th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Dec 20 (IANS) Apple and Google are working on wearable technology that would send data to their smartphones, US media reported Monday.Researchers in Google's secret Google X lab, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Uninformed persons can bring about majority decision


December 19th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) History is witness to how a handful have succeeded in uniting whole societies behind them and directed their fate. Now, a research shows that uninformed individuals ... Read more...

Posted in World |

N-plant opponents demand MP’s resignation


November 9th, 2011 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 9 (IANS) A group of protesters opposing the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu Wednesday demanded the resignation of Congress MP representing Tirunelveli constituency S.S. Ramasubbu ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Libya’s deposed leader Gaddafi captured: A profile


October 20th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Oct 20 (IANS) Libya's deposed leader Muammar Gaddafi has been captured. Here is a brief profile:Muammar Gaddafi was born to nomadic parents in the desert region of Sirte in ... Read more...

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Plane crash victims’ kin to travel to Nepal


September 25th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) A small group from Tiruchirappali in Tamil Nadu will Monday travel to Nepal to bring back the bodies of the Indians killed in Sunday's air crash ... Read more...

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Bradley flirts with Scarlett


September 21st, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Bradley Cooper was spotted flirting with Scarlett Johansson at a night club.The actor, who was recently spotted with singer Jenifer Lopez, was seen getting ... Read more...

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Germany revises adverse travel advisory for Kashmir


July 26th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 25 (IANS) Germany has revised its adverse advisdory on travel to Kashmir following the recent visit of its ambassador to the valley.The German embassy in New Delhi, in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

UK: Rupert Murdoch attacker charges, released on bail


July 20th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- A protester who attempted to throw a paper plate of shaving foam into the face of News Corporation CEO Rupert Murdoch has been released on bail, Scotland Yard ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Women and men sign up for Bhopal Slutwalk


July 8th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, July 8 (IANS) Over 4,560 and counting. By Friday, all these people had signed up on Facebook for "Besharmi morcha", a version of the global Slutwalk, to stand ... Read more...

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Mumbai media takes credit for arrest of Dey killers


June 28th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 28 (IANS) The Mumbai media Tuesday said the arrest of journalist Jyotirmoy Dey's murder was "a small victory for (the) media and public opinion".The Mumbai Press Club said ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Power Finance Corporation to raise lending rate


May 11th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) The Power Finance Corporation (PFC), the financial institution dedicated to power sector financing, will shortly raise its lending rate to adjust it according to current market ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mischief mongers behind Greater Noida violence: Government


May 8th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 7 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Saturday blamed "mischief mongers" for the violent clash in Greater Noida earlier during the day, which left three people dead and ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Osama’s sea burial was already decided upon


May 3rd, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 3 (IANS) The Obama administration had already decided it would follow Islamic tradition of burial for Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden to avoid offending devout Muslims, a ... Read more...

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Osama death: Pak says raid ‘in accordance with declared US policy’


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 2(ANI): The Pakistan government on Monday said that the operation carried out by the US to find and kill Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden was conducted in accordance with ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Raid to kill Laden in Pak was planned to minimize collateral damage: US officials


May 2nd, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2(ANI): The US operation to find and kill Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Sunday was planned as an elite strike by a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Are you among ’sleepless elite’ members or the sleep deprived?


April 11th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 11 (ANI): Scientists have identified a small group of people called the 'sleepless elite,' for whom a lie-in is a waste of time.Rather than being tired, bad-tempered under-achievers, they ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Witherspoon doesn’t have too many friends


April 11th, 2011 - 6:50 am ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) Actress Reese Witherspoon admits she doesn't have too many friends and will rather prefer to have a small group of close friends who can rely on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

“Few rotten eggs” within government damaging democratic system: Qureshi


March 19th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 19(ANI): Former Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that a small group of politicians in the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) is damaging the country's democratic system and determining ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Natalie Portman expecting baby boy


February 18th, 2011 - 3:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) Actress Natalie Portman and her dancer fiance Benjamin Millepied are expecting a baby boy this summer."They've only told a very small group of family members and friends that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Social, emotional skills boost success at school


February 6th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) Success at school comes with a combination of social, emotional and academic savviness. A new analysis of school-based social and emotional learning programmmes has found that these ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Justin Bieber’s Bodyguard Arrested


February 5th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Trouble surfaced for Justin Bieber's body guard after he was arrested earlier this week for having allegedly involved himself in a scuffle with a photographer. Police ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Social and emotional learning programs boost students’ skills


February 5th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): A new study has found that social and emotional learning programs improve students' attitudes and behaviors, and in some cases, even boost academic performance.Researchers at Loyola University Chicago ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Farmer immolates self to protest land acquisition


January 29th, 2011 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 29 (IANS) A farmer in Uttar Pradesh's Mahoba district set himself on fire, protesting the acquisition of his agricultural land for an irrigation project and demanding higher compensation for the ... Read more...

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