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Airtel Nigeria most innovative company of the year


September 10th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Lagos, Sep 10 (IANS) India's Bharti Airtel's Nigerian unit - Airtel Nigeria - won three industry awards at the eighth edition of the Nigerian Telecoms Awards: most innovative telecom ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Man Bitten in Beaver Attack


August 14th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 50 year old man who is a Boy Scout leader was bitten by a beaver while he was in a swimming activity. The New York ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Olympics: Bolt creates history winning 100m, 200m (Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has created Olympic history by becoming the first man to win the 100 and 200 metres in successive games.Bolt Thursday night ran ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Liu Xiang leads China’s medal charge in London


July 9th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) After a lacklustre performance at the Beijing Games, the Chinese track and field team led by star hurdler Liu Xiang is pinning medal hopes on eight ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Indian envoy turns to YouTube, reaches out to Indonesians


June 12th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 12 (IANS) India's new ambassador Gurjit Singh used YouTube in his first outreach to the people of Indonesia to say that the two countries would contribute to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Gates praises India for containing polio


May 31st, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Bill Gates met Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad here Thursday and praised India's triumph over polio, even as the software tycoon's foundation is also helping ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Pakistan raises minimum monthly wage


May 1st, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 1 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Tuesday announced an increase in the minimum monthly wage of workers by Rs.1,000 to Rs.8,000.Gilani said pension, debt and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Hunte credits Gibson for Windies improvement


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), April 3 (IANS/CMC) West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) president Julian Hunte has lauded head coach Ottis Gibson for his outstanding work with the national side and believes the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kerala to participate in world’s biggest biodiversity event


March 31st, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 31 (IANS) Kerala has made huge strides in the field of biodiversity, and is now set to participate in the 11th Conference of Parties (CoP) to the Convention ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Major strides in reducing trust deficit with Pakistan’


March 9th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, March 9 (IANS) Ahead of his visit to Islamabad later this year, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday said that although terrorism posed a continuing threat to the region ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Vote for change, give Congress a majority, says Priyanka (Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Amethi, Feb 9 (IANS) Urging voters of Uttar Pradesh to give the Congress a majority in the assembly polls so that it does not have to depend on other ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

High heels could be bad for your health


January 28th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) While many women may view high heels as a style statement or find them as an essential in their wardrobes, it could actually be proving bad ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Boost for research in mental health, neuro-sciences


January 20th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 20 (IANS) A new Centre for Advanced Research for Innovation in Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences will be set up here, Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Goose launches Artwork Manager for pharma industry


January 3rd, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 3 (IANS) City-based software company Goose Tuesday said it has introduced its Artwork Manager solution that has advanced proof-reading capabilities for pharmaceutical packaging.Artwork Manager provides dedicated support to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

South Africa to create 100,000 more jobs: President


December 20th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Dec 20 (IANS) The year 2011 was a challenging one for South Africa, but the government has made strides in creating and maintaining a better life for all, President ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Goose announces three new customers for tracker solution


November 29th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) Hyderabad-based Goose, a business re-engineering software product and solutions provider, Tuesday announced three new customers for its Goose Tracker.Pharma major Strides Arcolab, Indoco Remedies and Macleods ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China contributing more to world economic growth: Hu


November 4th, 2011 - 7:08 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, Nov 4 (IANS) Chinese President Hu Jintao said Thursday that his country is making more contributions to the world economic growth as its economy has made strides in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cameron Diaz buys new house in London


October 13th, 2011 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) Actress Cameron Diaz, who recently split from baseball star Alex Rodriguez has reportedly bought a house here."Cameron has been out and about a few times ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India will be the favourites: Bell


October 5th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Ian Bell says India will be the favourites in the forthcoming five One-day Internationals and that the hosts' humbling during the disastrous England tour will amount ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mammootty vows to boycott liquor in films


September 15th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 15 (IANS) Malayalam superstar Mammootty has produced a documentary asking people to shun liquor, and said he too would do so -- on the screen. Mammotty's 40-second film with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistan’s future lies in democracy: Gilani


August 14th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani said Sunday Pakistan's future lies in democracy and that parliament, the judiciary and the executive were on the same ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Apple ‘crowned’ global smart phone leader


August 6th, 2011 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 6 (IANS) Apple now tops smart phone rankings while BlackBerry has slipped to the fourth spot, confirmed the latest data from the US analyst firm International Data Corporation ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Pakistan’s future bright, says Gilani


July 21st, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Pakistan is going through a difficult phase but it has a bright future, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said."Challenges abound, but so are opportunities. ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Patnaik’s grievance cell defunct since 2008


June 24th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 24 (IANS) The grievance cell of Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has been defunct since 2008, leaving thousands of people in the state to suffer in silence, an ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Cook to lead England in ODIs, Broad Twenty20 (Lead)


May 5th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) Opening batsman Alastair Cook was appointed England's new One-day International captain following Andrew Strauss's retirement from the shorter version to focus on the Test captaincy.England all-rounder ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Finn backs Strauss to continue as Test and one-day captain


April 24th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 24 (ANI): Fast bowler Steve Finn has backed Andrew Strauss to continue his dual role as Test and one-day captain, despite England's dismal performance at 2011 World Cup.Strauss is now ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gilchrist pleased with team’s performance in IPL


April 17th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Apr 17 (ANI): Expressing delight with his team's latest eight-wicket win over Deccan Chargers in the fourth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) tournament, Kings XI Punjab skipper Adam ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gay, black people still shown as stereotypes in films, says study


March 19th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): One of the biggest studies into cinema audiences' opinions has found that most feel gay and black people are still shown as stereotypes in films.Of 4,315 adults across ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Steve Jobs makes surprise appearance to unveil iPad2


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, March 3 (IANS) Apple CEO Steve Jobs returned from his medical leave to to unveil the next-generation iPad. The new iPad is thinner than an iPhone 4, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Bell hails England’s resolve against India in WC game


March 1st, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Mar. 1 (ANI): England middle-order bat Ian Bell has hailed his team's ability to reach India's imposing total of 338 in a Sunday night epic."Looking back now, I feel privileged to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Miley Cyrus wins the Global Action Youth Leadership award


February 22nd, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Teenage singer Miley Cyrus has been honored for her positive influence on the youth.The 18-year-old who is also making strong strides as an actress received the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Government working to create more jobs: Anand Sharma


February 21st, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) India has sustained economic growth of 8-9 percent and the government is working to further improve economic growth and create more jobs, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pranab Mukherjee promises more rural banks


February 11th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said banking services would be rolled out in 20,000 villages which have no banks with a population of over 2,000 ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Gorilla That Walks Like A Man Filmed At Zoo In Kent


January 27th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Kent, Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is one gorilla determined to establish his kinship with humans all the more. Ambam, a resident of the Port Lympne Wild Animal Park in ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Gabrielle Giffords is in good condition so transferred to rehab center


January 27th, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tucson, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Congresswoman, Gabrielle Giffords, was moved to a rehab facility on Wednesday after making a progress on her condition.Doctors on Tuesday rated the condition of Giffords “good”. The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

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