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Apple redesigns iPod touch, updates iPod nano


September 13th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 13 (IANS) Apple Wednesday gave an overhaul to its iPod portable music players.At a media event in San Francisco, Apple debuted the new iPod touch featuring a ... Read more...

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Tabby mauls baby, leaves her with savaged face


August 28th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) A woman in a British city was woken up by screams of her baby girl who was left mauled by a neighbour's cat.As Samantha, 23, reached ... Read more...

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Tsonga edges Raonic in longest Olympic tennis match


August 1st, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga defeated Milos Raonic of Canada in the longest tennis match in Olympic history.The players spent three hours and 57 minutes on the ... Read more...

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In birthplace Amritsar, relatives remember Rajesh Khanna


July 18th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, July 18 (IANS) In a congested neighbourhood of Amritsar's walled city, the place where the family of Rajesh Khanna, who went on to become a Bollywood superstar in the ... Read more...

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Taliban praises Delhi, says it’s not anti-India


June 17th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Taliban has come out with a rare praise of India for reportedly standing up to the US over the Afghan situation, and promised ... Read more...

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Obama’s speechwriter gets sitcom job


May 9th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) A former speechwriter of US President Barack Obama has got a new job -- to write a sitcom about family life in the White House.American ... Read more...

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Hearing in Nupur Talwar’s trial May 9


May 3rd, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 3 (IANS) The trial of dentist Nupur Talwar, accused in the 2008 twin murders of her teenaged daughter Aarushi and domestic help Hemraj, could not be initiated in ... Read more...

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West Indies will keep believing despite loss, says Sammy


April 12th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 12 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy said the three-wicket loss to Australia in the opening Test here will not damage his side's growing self confidence and has ... Read more...

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Ujjwal Mukhopadhyay named Avon India managing director


March 29th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Leading direct selling company Avon Beauty Products India Thursday announced the appointment of Ujjwal Sankar Mukhopadhyay as its new managing director."He will be responsible for ... Read more...

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Raja Bhaiya inspects Lucknow jail, pulls up staff


March 24th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 24 (IANS) Facing as many as three incidents of jail riots in different parts of Uttar Pradesh in the last fortnight, state Jails Minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh aka ... Read more...

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Tevez back to playing for Man City


February 29th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) Argentine striker Carlos Tevez played his first match for Manchester City after the fall-out with Italian manager Roberto Mancini. Tevez lasted 45 minutes in the ... Read more...

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Rapist put to death after pork chop meal


February 16th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (IANS) A 65-year-old man who has been on death row for the gruesome rape and murder of a woman has been executed at a prison in Florida, ... Read more...

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Life ruled out on Mars after 600 mn year drought


February 5th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) Arid conditions on Mars for more than 600 million years may have been too hostile for any life to survive on its surface Researchers led by ... Read more...

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Sam Worthington scared of heights


January 29th, 2012 - 2:28 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 29 (IANS) Australian actor Sam Worthington had a tough time shooting a jump from a skyscraper for his new movie "Man on a Ledge" as he is ... Read more...

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Amanda Holden welcomes daughter


January 26th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) Actress Amanda Holden has become a proud mother of a girl.Holden, married to Chris Hughes, gave birth to daughter Hollie Rose Hughes Monday. But the pregnancy ... Read more...

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World’s smallest frog discovered


January 12th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Papua New Guinea, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists are convinced that a 7mm frog found on the island of Papua New Guinea could be the world’s tiniest frog. The amphibian is smaller ... Read more...

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Demi Lovato saved by rehab


November 26th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) Actress Demi Lovato believes her three-month stint in rehab saved her life.The 19-year-old spent three months receiving treatment for an eating disorder and self-harming. She is ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Yeddyurappa gets anticipatory bail (Lead)


November 16th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 16 (IANS) In a breather for former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, the high court Wednesday granted him anticipatory bail in two corruption cases.Justice H. Billappa of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Catholic Nun - Sister Marie Thornton spared jail term despite embezzling $850,000


November 15th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Catholic nun has been spared a jail term after admitting that she embezzled $850,000 belonging to her employers. Sister Marie Thornton was the finance official ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa gets bail after 21 days in jail


November 8th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 8 (IANS) After 21 days behind bars in two corruption cases, former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa was released on bail Tuesday evening. Justice B.V. Pinto of the ... Read more...

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Omar spent three years saving chair: Mehbooba


October 17th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 17 (IANS) In one of the most scathing attacks on Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party Monday charged him with spending ... Read more...

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Chinese art students claim painting that fetched $11mn


September 17th, 2011 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 17 (IANS) A group of former students of China's top art academy have said that a painting that fetched 72.8 million yuan ($11.4 million) at an auction was ... Read more...

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India drop to fifth position in ICC rankings


September 17th, 2011 - 8:12 am ICT by IANS
Cardiff, Sep 17 (IANS) World champions India dropped to the fifth position in the Reliance ICC ODI Championship table after England won the five-match ODI series 3-0 here Friday.It is ... Read more...

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Explore the sea with underwater technology


September 7th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) New technology sensors planted five km deep can now enable humans to explore the sea, say researchers.Researchers have completed tests on an undersea network of ... Read more...

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Mum saves kids by pinning down attacking dog


August 24th, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) A 31-year-old mother in Britain bravely saved her kids from a crazy dog that ripped their puppy into pieces.Karen Greaves was enjoying a picnic in a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Facebook blackmailers target 100 gay priests in Italy


August 19th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Isernia (Italy), Aug 19 (IANS/AKI) At least 100 gay priests across Italy were blackmailed by two people who met them on social networking websites, a media report said Friday.The ... Read more...

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Salman told to appear in court in poaching case (Lead)


August 10th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Aug 9 (IANS) Bollywood actor Salman Khan was Tuesday directed by a court in Rajasthan's Jodhpur city to present himself before it Sep 20 in connection with his ... Read more...

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Salman told to appear in court in poaching case


August 9th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Aug 9 (IANS) Bollywood actor Salman Khan was Tuesday directed by a court in Rajasthan's Jodhpur to present himself before it Sep 20 in connection with his appeal ... Read more...

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Now, ‘Big Brother’ for Pamela


August 2nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) After setting the "Bigg Boss" house in India on fire, "Baywatch" beauty Pamela Anderson has now decided to feature on the British version of the ... Read more...

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Powerful expose on culture of international aid (IANS Book Review)


August 2nd, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "International Organizations and Civilian Protection"; Author: Sreeram Chaulia;Pages 263; Publisher: I.B. TaurisThis is a devastatingly powerful book. Wherever there are wars, conflicts and other disasters, international organisations, some well known ... Read more...

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Rihanna makes her acting debut with ‘Battleship’


July 29th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Singer Rihanna is all set to make her movie debut with director Peter Berg's "Battleship".The singer has made a brief appearance in the trailer for ... Read more...

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Maria is free, says she is innocent (Second Lead)


July 2nd, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Just hours after she walked out of jail, Kannada actress Maria Susairaj Saturday claimed she was innocent in the May 2008 killing of television executive Neeraj ... Read more...

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Sleep loss can cause testosterone levels to plummet


June 1st, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 1 (IANS) Cutting back on sleep can be quite disastrous for healthy young men - it sends their testosterone levels plummeting, says a study. Men who slept less ... Read more...

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Congress, JD-S to continue fight against Yeddyurappa


May 23rd, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 23 (IANS) The Congress and Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) in Karnataka Monday said they will continue their fight against the B.S. Yeddyurappa ministry though the central government ... Read more...

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Kalki learns charcoal painting for ‘Shaitan’ (With Images)


May 9th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Actress Kalki Koechlin's character in "Shaitan" required her to do a lot of charcoal painting and, instead of just posing in the act, she actually ... Read more...

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