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Facebook makes it harder for broken hearts to heal


September 21st, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Before the age of internet, a relationship ended with complete sundering of ties as both partners moved on. But Facebook with 900 million users is now ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Taliban posing as girls on Facebook to befriend soldiers


September 10th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) The Taliban are "posing as pretty girls" on social networking website Facebook in an attempt to befriend soldiers on the web and gather crucial information, ... Read more...

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Online rumours on Assam riots terror handiwork: Shinde (Lead)


September 6th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Thursday said the communal colour given to the recent ethnic violence in Assam was "unfortunate" and noted that the "motivated" online ... Read more...

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Online rumours on Assam riots terror handiwork: Shinde


September 6th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Thursday said the communal colour given to the recent ethnic violence in Assam was "unfortunate" and noted that the "motivated" online ... Read more...

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Cyber crime targets 5.4 mn Australians


September 6th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 6 (IANS) About 5.4 million Australians were targeted by cyber crimes, which cost the country 1.65 billion Australian dollars ($1.68 billion) in the past 12 months, according ... Read more...

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Teaming up on video games negates aggressiveness


September 5th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) People who team up to play video games cooperatively, don't seem to foster aggressiveness as against those who do it competitively, says a study.In two studies, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Preity’s ankle twists in paparazzi ‘assault’


September 4th, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Actress Preity Zinta says she was greeted by "the shock of 40 camera flashes" when she arrived at the Chatrapati Shivaji International Airport and ended ... Read more...

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Preity feels thinnest, loses 10 kg in two years


September 1st, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Actress Preity Zinta's hectic shooting schedules are doing her good. She says she has lost a lot of weight, and feels she is in her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indie director explores online route to release film


August 25th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) India's growing tribe of independent filmmakers lack viable platforms and the right distribution structure to push their growth, says debutant director Shailja Gupta, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Twitter assures to cooperate after PMO complains


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Popular microblogging site Twitter has assured the government cooperation after the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) complained about six accounts with objectionable content that impersonated the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Government wants mechanism to prevent social websites’ misuse


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The government is working with social networking websites to create an institutional mechanism to prevent their misuse, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal said Wednesday.He was ... Read more...

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Punctual Big B says ’sorry’ for coming late


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan is one of the few stars who is always punctual but he got late for a "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC) event Wednesday and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Working with government to remove hateful content: Facebook


August 21st, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Social networking website Facebook Tuesday said it is working with the government to remove "hateful content" that is widely being perceived as likely to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Krishna to present proof on morphed images to Pakistan


August 20th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) India is readying evidence on the alleged Pakistan-origin of morphed pictures of Assam violence which sparked an exodus of northeastern citizens from other states ... Read more...

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Northeast exodus: Pakistan asks India to provide evidence


August 20th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Pakistan has assured India that it will "look into" its assertion that elements in Pakistan used social media to whip up panic that led ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Shanghai police rank beggars


August 19th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 19 (IANS) Police in Shanghai have publicised an online ranking list of beggars in an attempt to expose the most frequently caught beggars on the city's busy Metro ... Read more...

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A look at three low-cost tablets (To go with tablet market story)


August 12th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
1. Micromax Funbook, Price: Rs.6,999Funbook is powered with 1.2 GHz Cortex-A8 processor and 512 MB RAM. It is loaded with Android OS, v4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and has an internal storage ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

President’s website goes interactive


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee's official website has been redesigned to make it more interactive for the people, a Rashtrapati Bhavan release said Friday.The redesigned website ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

90 percent jilted lovers spy on ex on Facebook


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Around 90 of lovers spy on photos and status messages of their former boyfriends or girlfriends on popular social networking website Facebook, a study has ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

British scientists to study how cows make friends!


July 30th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Cows have attracted the curiosity of British scientists as to how they make friends among themselves.In a three-year study, funded by the Department for Environment, Food ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Aamir’s ‘Satyamev…’ ends with aplomb


July 29th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) From garnering overwhelming TRPs to getting prominence on social networking websites, the impact of Aamir Khan's maiden TV show "Satyamev Jayate" has been colossal. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Use social meida to spread awareness about water conservation’


July 29th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, who is making a film on water scarcity with Hrithik Roshan in the lead, feels one awareness about the issue can ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Saahil Prem in search of debut film’s title


July 28th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Debutant director Saahil Prem has taken the social networking route to hunt for an apt title for his dance-based film, tentatively called "Someday".The movie ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rihanna breaks her toe while vacationing


July 25th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Rihanna has broken her toe, while vacationing on a yacht in France.According to reports, Rihanna was bartending in a party, when she accidentally dropped a bottle ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Facebook to host live science lesson


July 24th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) School pupils are set to be taught a science lesson live on Facebook from the Royal Albert Hall, The Independent reported Tuesday.Dallas Campbell and Yan ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brendan Cole involved in Silverstone car crash


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brendan Cole was involved in a Silverstone car crash when his car sprung out of control and smashed into a wall. Cole was taking part in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Reliance communication launches new 3G tablet for Rs.14,499


July 19th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Leading telecom service provider Reliance Communications Thursday launched its upgraded 3G tablet priced at Rs.14,499.Reliance has been the first operator in the country to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Six jailed for offending Oman sultan on Facebook


July 18th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat, July 18 (IANS/AKI) Six people, including a woman, have been sentenced to a year in prison for offending Oman's monarch Sultan Qaboos Bin Said on social networking website ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rains bring respite, problems for Delhi residents (Second Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Delhi residents ended Friday on a cool note with heavy rains - 15.2 mm in a span of three hours - washing away ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Actor Charlie Sheen wants to quit Twitter


July 13th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Charlie Sheen wants to bid adieu to the social networking and microblogging site Twitter. He had made an account with the site last year and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tulisa goes for an Ibiza getaway for her birthday


July 13th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ibiza, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tulisa celebrated her 24th birthday in Ibiza, with her gang of friends. She flew to Ibiza on a private jet to bring in her special day, in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Dr Doom’ Nouriel Roubini says that the ‘perfect storm’ is brewing now


July 10th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dr Doom – Nouriel Roubini may have gotten it right after all. He had predicted about a ‘perfect storm’ and now he says that it is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Oklahoma wide receiver Kenny Stills poses in a purple dress


July 9th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Oklahoma’s wide receiver Kenny Stills has created a lot of buzz with his pic in which he poses in a purple dress.Kenny Stills is dressed in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Use Facebook to know people, officials told


July 7th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) Civil servants in Britain have been told to use social networking website Facebook at work to find out what the public is thinking.Bob Kerslake, head ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Yahoo, Facebook reach patent deal


July 7th, 2012 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS) Yahoo and Facebook have reached a strategic deal as part of a final settlement of their patent infringement lawsuits, according to US media.The agreement will ... Read more...

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