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Congress says BJP is divided


May 25th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Congress attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday, saying it looked a splintered group."Looked from a distance, the BJP presents the spectacle of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US gold and copper prices ease


March 13th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In some good news for gold lovers, the price of the priced commodity has dropped. And along with gold, price of copper has eased as well. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

UK Teacher quits school to become a rapper


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An English schoolteacher has quit his profession to take up the challenge as a rapper. Mark Grist decided to drop the chalk for the mic after beating ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Fake flying people stun New York City residents


January 31st, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The “flying people” that have been spotted in the skyline of New York City over the last couple of weeks are meant for publicity stunt. Huffington ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Betty White’s rap video is a hit


January 25th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Atlanta, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Betty White is almost 90 years old but that is hardly noticeable considering the level of her activity. White was featured on a music video by ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

3-years old girl fearlessly faces down angry lion


January 12th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A three-year-old girl stood up against an angry lion at the Wellington Zoo. In a video that has gone spiral on the Internet, Sofia Walker can be ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Turkey attack video goes viral


November 28th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Around the Thanksgiving is no time to joke with the turkeys. There have been several reports of turkeys attacking people. The reports got one producer on ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Russian newsreader fired for insulting Obama


November 25th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Nov 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An award-winning Russian newsreader has been fired after apparently showing her middle finger at US President Barack Obama. During a report on the ongoing APEC summit, newsreader ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Dog bites shark in Australia


July 22nd, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, July 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One brave dog in Australia swam straight into a school of sharks and bit one of them. The canine’s action scared the sea monsters who fled away ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Crude oil prices now steady after major drop


June 24th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, June 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Price of crude oil has now steadied after a major price drop. In fact the drop was so drastic that the IEA was forced to call in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Spiders particular about renovating damaged webs


June 2nd, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 2 (IANS) Spiderman performs incredible death defying leaps in reel life with the help of his web swinging skills to save lives in imminent danger. However, in real ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Legislative prank becomes Internet sensation


April 13th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oregon, April 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Portland Democrat Rep. Jefferson Smith brought some fun in to the politics in Oregon when he led about a dozen of his colleagues choreographed the lyrics ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news, Politics |

‘The 17 Day Diet’ by Dr. Michael Moreno promises results


April 8th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dieters are jumping on Dr. Michael Moreno’s new diet plan that promises results in 17 days. Dr. Moreno promises that his diet plan would give his ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Deer protects mother goose


April 7th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Buffalo, April 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A deer has put its life on the line to protect a mother goose. The protective deer even goes to the extent of fighting off intruders to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Prevention of non-communicable diseases priority: Azad


March 16th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) India will start prioritising prevention of non-communicable diseases in its public health policy, union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said Wednesday."There is now a growing ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Governor M.K. Narayanan says economic situation of West Bengal unsatisfactory


March 9th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri, Mar 9 (ANI): Ahead of scheduled polls in West Bengal, State Governor M.K. Narayanan has said that the current economic situation in the region was not satisfactory and needed to be ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Serene Branson didn’t suffer a stroke on air (Video)


February 15th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) CBS has confirmed that its reporter Serene Branson didn’t suffer stroke on air. Many viewers were left worried and wondering whether Serene had suffered a stroke after ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lindsay Lohan’s white dress sells out


February 11th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lindsay Lohan’s pain seemed to be the gain of a fashion designer as the sale of the dress that the actress wore to court on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta criticizes Central Government over price hike


January 22nd, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Jan 22(ANI): Expressing concern over the nationwide hike in the prices of essential food commodities, the senior Communist Party of India (CPI) leader Gurudas Dasgupta criticized the Central Government on Saturday ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Seeing the Andromeda galaxy in a new light


January 6th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): ESA's Herschel and XMM-Newton space observatories have revealed the Andromeda Galaxy in a new light, showing that that more stars are on their way.Andromeda, like many other galaxies, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Levytator - the moving staircase that can glide round corners!


December 26th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 26 (ANI): For escalators, it's no longer just up and down. A newly invented moving staircase, called Levytator, will be able to twist, bend, spiral and even snake around sharp ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brazilian architect going strong at 103


December 16th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Niteroi (Brazil), Dec 16 (IANS/EFE) Pioneering Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer celebrated his 103rd birthday here Wednesday by inaugurating the headquarters of his foundation.The future home of the Oscar Niemeyer Foundation bears the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

42 years for Brit woman to pay off parking fine debt


November 26th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): A jobless woman in Britain, who was issued 160 tickets for illegally parking her car, and racked up a bill of 11,000 pounds for failing to pay up, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Turkey Recalled due to potential contamination


November 16th, 2010 - 2:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Texas, Nov 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A meat processing company is recalling more than 2,600 pounds of cooked turkey. The recall has been necessitated by fear that the ready-to-eat smoked turkey breasts could ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sears zombie website creates a buzz


October 28th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Halloween is less than a week away and Sears is making the occasion more “zombie”.If you visit the Sears website, you and whoever you ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Jon Hamm Speaks of Struggle With Depression


September 23rd, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an interview with The Guardian of UK, actor Jon Hamm recently spoke out about his battle with depression after the death of his parents. The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jon Hamm Speaks About His Battle With Depression


September 23rd, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Sep 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Jon Hamm had once suffered from depression too, and a serious one at that. The "Mad Men" actor in one of his recent interviews has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Oz female teacher ordered to pay student $120k for ’sexual abuse’


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept 2 (ANI): A teacher in Bathurst has been asked by a District Court judge to pay a former student of hers 120,293 dollars over a liaison he said amounted to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Carlos’ 1997 ‘greatest ever free kick’ was not a fluke, say physicists


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 02 (ANI): Physicists have revealed that Brazilian Roberto Carlos's 1997 free kick-dubbed the greatest free kick-against France was not a fluke.A French team of scientists discovered the trajectory of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Opposition stir in Bangladesh ends peacefully (Lead)


June 27th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 27 (IANS) The opposition stir in Bangladesh called to demand, among other things, cancellation of five deals with India ended peacefully Sunday. While the main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Designer Mandira Wirk makes movie debut


June 23rd, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) After styling Bollywood divas like Lara Dutta and Deepika Padukone, among others, designer Mandira Wirk is making her movie debut with "Hum Tum Aur Shabana". She ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dion builds water park at her mansion!


April 30th, 2010 - 2:09 am ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Singer Celine Dion has built a huge water park at her mansion in Jupiter Island, Florida. The giant-sized swimming pool includes an enormous spiral water slide and a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Special squad to probe revenue fraud in Gujarat


April 17th, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 16 (IANS) The Gujarat government will set up an investigating squad to deal with the rising land and property frauds in the state.According to a highly placed source, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

IIM-Ahmedabad again raises fees for post-graduate course


March 30th, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 30 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) has raised the fees for the post-graduate programme in management for the third year in a row, an official said Tuesday. For ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Price rise eating into midday meals at Bengal schools


January 30th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) Midday meals - a surefire way of ensuring attendance in West Bengal's state-run schools - are taking a hit due to the escalating prices of rice ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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