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Google buys Instagram rival Snapseed


September 18th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Following social networking site Facebook's purchase of photo-sharing app Instagram, Google has announced the acquisition of Nik Software, maker of the popular Snapseed photo editing and ... Read more...

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Sachin Tendulkar joins Facebook


September 10th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar Monday joined the social networking site Facebook, attracting over 4.4 lakh 'Likes' within a few hours."I'll like to welcome you ... Read more...

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Biggest day since World Cup final: Yuvraj


September 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Vishakapatnam, Sep 8 (IANS) Hours before his first match in over 10 months, cricketer Yuvraj Singh said that this would be the biggest day in his life since the World ... Read more...

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Cricketing world wishes Yuvraj


September 8th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh, who is making a comeback after recovering from a rare germ cell cancer, is being wished by the cricketing world before his first ... Read more...

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Gaga’s next album to be released as app


September 7th, 2012 - 2:00 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 7 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga has found an interesting way to release her new album "Artpop" which will be out through an interactive application.The 26-year-old announced the ... Read more...

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Sunny Leone house hunting (Movie Snippets)


September 5th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Actress Sunny Leone, who made her Bollywood debut with Pooja Bhatt's "Jism 2", is back in Mumbai from the US and is now looking for ... Read more...

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French people are insane: Rihanna


September 4th, 2012 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Singer Rihanna has branded French people "insane" after nearly causing a riot at the Gare du Nord station in Paris.The 24-year-old caused a chaos at ... Read more...

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Rita Ora’s twitter page hacked


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) British pop star Rita Ora has apologized to fans after a prankster hacked her Twitter account and posted that she has a crush on One Direction ... Read more...

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Tech-savvy Modi chats live on net


August 31st, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, an avid tweeter with almost 900,000 followers on the social networking site, Friday went a step further - becoming the ... Read more...

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Sports minister to bat for Unmukt at Delhi University (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India's Sports Minister Ajay Maken Thursday said he would take up U-19 World Cup winning captain Unmukt Chand's case with the Delhi University.Maken said it ... Read more...

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Flunked by college, Unmukt finds support in Dhoni


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Thursday came out in support of the U-19 World Cup winning skipper Unmukt Chand, who was barred from taking ... Read more...

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‘Multi-pronged strategy need to tackle cyber terror’


August 28th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 28 (IANS) A multi-pronged strategy of setting up of a super information- sharing body, better coordination between government agencies, use of indigenous software and hardware could help in ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Government denies censorship as Twitter agrees to block imposter sites (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) In the wake of widespread discontent on the social media over its decision to block certain Twitter accounts, including that of journalists, the government ... Read more...

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Twitter agrees to block six fake PMO accounts (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Social networking site Twitter has agreed to cooperate with the government in blocking six fake accounts "misrepresenting" Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, officials said ... Read more...

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Twitter will block six fake PM accounts


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Social networking site Twitter has agreed to block six fake accounts which were "misrepresenting" Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, officials said Thursday.Twitter has around 16 ... Read more...

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Tendulkar pays Laxman a visit


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar paid a visit to his former team mate V.V.S. Laxman, who surprisingly retired from international cricket ahead of India's first Test ... Read more...

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Big B joins Facebook, gets about 8 lakh likes


August 21st, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan is one star who remains connected to his worldwide fans through the online medium -- his blog and Twitter, and even through his ... Read more...

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New networking site lets users travel, advertise virtually


August 19th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Worldfloat.com, a new social networking site, is enabling users to move around a virtual world where they can hang out with friends, shop in malls ... Read more...

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Traffic snarls in Delhi after morning rain (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Tuesday morning downpour in the national capital caused traffic snarls in several parts of the city. The met department has forecast more rain later ... Read more...

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Twitter can be dangerous for your Olympics wellbeing! (Olympics Diary)


August 1st, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) Known for connecting people, social networking site Twitter has been making all the wrong noises at the London Games. Racial posts on the site caused ... Read more...

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Gaga mourns loss of godfather


July 29th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Pop superstar Lady Gaga has lost her godfather, who she remembers as a "sweet man".She shared the news with her fans through social networking site Twitter, ... Read more...

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Navjot Sidhu complains against fake Facebook page


July 26th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 26 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu Thursday complained to the police that the Facebook page in his name is fake and he had nothing to do with ... Read more...

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Facebook hiring for its engineering office in London


July 25th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Social networking site Facebook is hiring engineers for its new office which would be located in London. This would be Facebook’s first engineering office, which would be ... Read more...

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Batman Christian Bale was in Aurora town visiting the shooting victims


July 25th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Aurora, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Batman Christian Bale paid a visit to all the shooting victims who were injured in the Batman premiere when a gunman opened fire. He visited the Medical ... Read more...

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China to build five-star toilet


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, July 23 (IANS) It's not an ordinary restroom. A five-star facility will come up at a tourist site in China's Sichuan province that will have a lounge, a tea-table, ... Read more...

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Beijingers turn to Weibo to beat floods


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) A group of people in Beijing have turned to Weibo, a social networking site, to help those stranded in rain-triggered floods by offering them free rides, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Facebook: The new battlefield in Bengal politics


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) With the Who's Who of West Bengal's politics swearing by the appeal of Facebook, it seems the social networking site is rapidly turning into a ... Read more...

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Elton John will never join Twitter


July 22nd, 2012 - 2:59 am ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS)Singer Elton John refuses to sign up to the social networking site as he knows he would get into trouble almost straight away."It would end my career. ... Read more...

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Don’t single out PM for economic woes: Ratan Tata


July 19th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata has come out in strong defence of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, saying the architect of 1991 reforms should ... Read more...

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Himachal BJP seeks resignation of Congress leader Shandil


July 14th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 14 (IANS) The Himachal unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday demanded resignation of senior state Congress leader Dhani Ram Shandil from all posts of the ... Read more...

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Fake users hit the value of Facebook likes


July 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) BBC investigated into whether advertisers were gaining anything from advertising on the world’s most popular social networking site Facebook and the results are startling to say ... Read more...

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Facebook page to connect community radio stations and ministry


July 12th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The information and broadcasting ministry has launched a dedicated Facebook page for community radio stakeholders in the country to connect with them and answer ... Read more...

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Indian Army lt. col. in soup over Bangladeshi woman’s link


July 11th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) An Indian Army lieutenant colonel is in the dock over his links with a Bangladeshi woman on a social networking site, despite the fact ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga launches her own social networking site ‘Little Monsters’


July 11th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lady Gaga fans can rejoice as the superstar has launched her own social networking site called ‘Little Monsters’.Little Monsters is also the name by which the ... Read more...

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Usher’s stepson is declared brain-dead after a jet-ski tragedy


July 10th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Usher’s step son Kyle Glover had a jet-ski accident which has left him brain-dead. He is the son of Usher’s former wife Tameka Foster.The tragic accident ... Read more...

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