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Season’s heaviest shower halts Delhi, more rain likely (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) This monsoon season's heaviest shower drenched Delhi Tuesday, bringing traffic to a halt. Rainfall recorded in the past 8 hours was 28.2 mm even as ... Read more...

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Court accepts Yahoo plea, fines complainant (Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday accepted Yahoo India's application to remove its name from the list of websites dragged to court for allegedly posting defamatory ... Read more...

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Court accepts Yahoo application, fines petitioner


March 5th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday accepted Yahoo India's application to remove its name from the list of social networking websites which are facing trial for ... Read more...

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Suit on objectionable content motivated, says Yahoo India (Lead)


February 21st, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Yahoo India, facing trial for hosting allegedly objectionable material on its website, has told a Delhi court that the suit against it was "motivated" ... Read more...

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Saudi held in Malaysia for insulting Islam


February 10th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 10 (IANS) A Saudi Arabian newspaper columnist who fled his country after being accused of insulting Islam has been arrested in Malaysia, said police sources Friday.Just as ... Read more...

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171,000 Britons caught using phones while driving


December 30th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Over 171,000 Britons were caught this year using mobile phones while driving, according to official figures.Figures obtained from a Freedom of Information request said the number ... Read more...

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A progressive madrassa in the heart of Uttar Pradesh (With Image)


December 30th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bilariyaganj (Uttar Pradesh), Dec 30 (IANS) Breaking the stereotypes associated with madrassas, a 50-year-old Islamic seminary here teaches subjects like personality development and home science, runs an elaborate teacher ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Keeping check on social networking sites a challenge: Sibal


September 2nd, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) It is difficult for Indian security agencies to keep a check on the contents of social networking sites because of the encrypted data, Communications ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Kuwait teachers told to use Twitter, Facebook


August 15th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, Aug 15 (IANS) Teachers in Kuwait schools are being encouraged by the government to use latest technology, including social networking websites like Twitter and Facebook, to communicate ... Read more...

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Not interested in social networking sites: Tautou


August 15th, 2011 - 7:50 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) French actress Audrey Tautou says she is not interested in social networking websites because she hardly get time to spend with her real friends."I'm not at ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Government wants to monitor Facebook, Twitter accounts


August 14th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) It is not just your BlackBerry and mobile phones, the government also wants to snoop in on your Twitter and Facebook accounts.In a written ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Coming up, a Facebook-like education website


August 7th, 2011 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 7 (IANS) Fed up of your child logging into Facebook at the cost of studies? The Rajasthan government has hit upon a remedy - a social networking ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Campaign launched for shy condom buyers


July 11th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 11 (IANS) "I am not Shy" campaign to overcome shyness in buying a pack of condoms from an outlet was launched here Monday by state-run Hindustan Latex Limited ... Read more...

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China state fund eyes Facebook stake


July 2nd, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 2 (IANS) A state-owned fund in China is reportedly interested in buying a stake in social network Facebook, said a media report.A source told US business magazine ... Read more...

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Pippa Middleton & Prince Harry go on a secret date


June 8th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The romance between the Royal Family and the Middletons might be extended beyond Prince William and Kate Middleton. During the Royal Wedding at the end of April, ... Read more...

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29-year-old man arrested over York University student webcam death


April 21st, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Apr 21 (ANI): Toronto Police have arrested a 29-year-old man over the death of a Chinese student, Qian Liu, who was murdered in her York University Village bedroom in Toronto, Canada.Liu ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Boyfriend watches on webcam as girlfriend murdered 11,000 miles away


April 20th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20(ANI): A Chinese student, Qian Liu, who was murdered in her York University Village bedroom in Toronto, Canada, was attacked when she was engaged in an online video chat with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Smartphones ‘undermining parental tabs on kids’ Internet use’


April 11th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 11 (ANI): A new study has suggested that although parents want their children to have a mobile phone for safety and social reasons, they now realise it leaves them powerless ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cyber criminals to target social networks, mobile devices: Security Report


April 6th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): Mobile devices and social networking sites are likely to become the next target of cyber criminals, claims Symantec in an Internet security report.Symantec's annual threat analysis warns ... Read more...

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Social networks have added to police burden: Dubai official


March 29th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 29 (IANS/WAM) Social networking websites that have become hugely popular have added a new burden on security organisations, the chief of Dubai Police has said.The internet and ... Read more...

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Gomez terrified after threats from Bieber fans


March 12th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) Ever since their relationship has gone public, Selena Gomez has been receiving online death threats from jealous Justin Bieber fans, and the singer-actress is terrified ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir defers police bill to seek public opinion


February 19th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 19 (IANS) After a deluge of protests on social networking websites against the proposed Jammu and Kashmir Police Reforms Bill that was to be tabled in the budget session, ... Read more...

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Facebook, Twitter to be used for Census 2011


February 4th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 4 (IANS) Social networking websites like Facebook and Twitter will also used to make people aware of the importance of Census 2011, an official said Friday.The Madhya Pradesh government ... Read more...

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Mexican teenager used social websites to kidnap people


January 17th, 2011 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 17 (IANS/EFE) A teenaged youth who allegedly kidnapped students he met via social networking websites has been arrested in Mexico, officials said.Pedro Lopez Biffano, 19, who was holding a ... Read more...

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Majority offences in UAE are cyber crimes


January 10th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 10 (IANS) Of all criminal offences committed in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), a whopping 70 percent are cyber crimes, a top official has said.Cyber criminals are keeping up with ... Read more...

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Peace Mumbai, Indian Muslim intellectuals condemn Taseer’s killing


January 9th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 9 (ANI): 'Peace Mumbai' activists and Indian Muslim intellectuals have strongly condemned the brutal assassination of Punjab Governor Salmaan Taseer and expressed their apprehensions over growing religious intolerance in Pakistan. ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Peace Mumbai condemns Salman Taseer killing


January 8th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 8 (IANS) India-Pakistan friendship activists here Saturday strongly condemned the assassination of Salman Taseer, governor of Pakistan's Punjab Province. In a statement, Peace Mumbai said: "Taseer was shot dead by ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Santa Tracker Gets Activated


December 24th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 2010 Santa Tracker service gets activated once again from North American Aerospace Defense Command. It all happened back in 1955, when a certain department store ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

At CIA, WikiLeaks task force is - OMG! - ‘WTF’


December 23rd, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) The task force set up to assess the damage caused by the disclosure of secret US diplomatic cables by WikiLeaks has become popular at the CIA headquarters ... Read more...

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Palin hunts caribou in Alaska on reality show


December 7th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): Sarah Palin has been filmed shooting a caribou for the latest episode of her reality television show.The former Alaska Governor initially missed her target five times but ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake, Usher are quitting Facebook for charity


November 29th, 2010 - 1:18 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lady Gaga, Justin Timberlake and Usher are all bidding farewell to the various social networking portals like Facebook and Twitter in order to raise money. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Small Business Saturday Initiative Taken By NJ Governor


November 27th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Christopher J. Christie the governor of New Jersey has joined hands with Kenneth I. Chenault American Express Chairman for promoting "Small Business Saturday". This campaign is ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bristol Palin gets death threats ahead of DWTS results


November 24th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): Bristol Palin, one of the three finalists of 'Dancing With The Stars', has received death threats ahead of the final results show in the US on Tuesday.Palin ... Read more...

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Malaysian cabbie to serve 14-year jail term after raping underage girls


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 23 (ANI): A Malaysian taxi driver, who identifies himself as 'Uncle', was jailed for 14 years and ordered to be whipped five times for raping, attempting to rape and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

The English language has been Americanised, complains Penelope Keith


November 15th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): The Good Life star Penelope Keith is furious about the poor use of the English language in modern Britain.The actress believes our lives are diminished by poor elocution ... Read more...

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