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Surprised to receive the Dronacharya Award, says Fernandez


August 24th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Cuban boxing coach Blas Iglesias Fernandez was pleasantly surprised to know that he is the first foreign coach in India to receive the prestigious Dronacharya ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Weather plays spoilsport for tandem chair balloon


July 16th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The plan of two men to fly the “tandem chair” balloon from Oregon to Montana came to abrupt end when the weather forced the adventure to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

E-goods gobble up gold, silver


July 8th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Personal computers, mobile phones, tablet computers and other electronic items gobble up a staggering 320 tonnes of gold and 7,500 tonnes of silver worldwide, experts say.Manufacturing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

It’s people’s victory, says Jagan’s mother


June 15th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 15 (IANS) YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) honorary president Y.S. Vijayamma described the party's victory in the Andhra Pradesh by-elections as "people's victory"."We got justice in the people's court ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China cuts fuel prices


June 9th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 9 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices have been cut for the second time in a month in China amid growing government efforts to reverse a sharp slowdown in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Putin’s popularity among Russians grows: Poll


May 18th, 2012 - 8:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Electoral ratings of Russian President Vladimir Putin have grown to 55 percent returning to 2010 levels, according to a pollster Thursday.The Public Opinion Foundation said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Paes pockets 50th doubles title with Miami win


April 1st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Miami (Florida), April 1 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek came back from a set down to beat second-seeded Max Mirnyi and Daniel Nestor in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kim Dotcom: ‘Many Megaupload users are from the US Government’


March 13th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom has stirred a hornet’s nest when he alleged that many of the Megaupload users are in reality top officials of the US ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Jewellery shop burgled in Tamil Nadu town


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 21 (IANS) Burglars targeted a jewellery shop in Tamil Nadu's Tirupur hoisery town and fled with gold and diamond jewellery worth around Rs.14 crore, police said Tuesday.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Chennai Open: Paes, Tipsarevic in doubles final


January 8th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Indians will have something to cheer about on Sunday as Leander Paes, partnering Janko Tipsarevich made it to the doubles final, defeating second seeded Americans ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bhupathi, Bopanna in semi-finals of Chennai Open


January 6th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 5 (IANS) The fledgling combination of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna came through a second set tie-break to beat Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) and Andrea Beck (Germany) 6-4, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Yadav strikes twice after Australia make a determined start (Second Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 26 (IANS) India pacer Umesh Yadav struck twice reducing Australia to 68 for two in the first innings on the first morning of the Boxing Day Test as ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Farooq Abdullah asks brother to quit as party spokesman


November 10th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 10 (IANS) National Conference (NC) patron Farooq Abdullah Thursday asked his younger brother Mustafa Kamal to immediately resign as the party's additional general secretary and chief spokesman, the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Putin, Medvedev ratings drop ahead of elections


November 9th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) With less than a month left before Russia's parliamentary elections, approval ratings of the country's leadership tandem -- President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Killer whales hunt seals by creating waves


October 16th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 16 (IANS) Killer whales have hit upon a smart way of catching their unsuspecting prey. They create large waves in tandem to knock their prey into the water ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

American duo Huber-Raymond wins US Open women’s doubles


September 12th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 12 (IANS) Fourth-seeded American team of Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond won the US Open Tennis Championship women's doubles title by outlasting defending champions Vania King ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Manpreet Badal in soup over Anna ad


September 4th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 4 (IANS) Drawing a parallel with activist Anna Hazare and his anti-corruption campaign has landed former Punjab finance minister Manpreet Badal in a political controversy.The ruling Shiromani ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Confident with the squad we have: Clarke


August 4th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 4 (IANS) Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke has admitted that it would take some time for his team to get back among the best in Tests and said ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Couture week: Manav Gangwani to showcase A Timeless Affaire (With Image)


July 18th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Designer Manav Gangwani has combined dreams and reality to create his new collection called A Timeless Affaire that he will showcase at the Delhi Couture ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

How does brain feel another’s pain?


July 17th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 17 (IANS) Empathy for someone with whom you can directly relate is mostly generated by the intuitive, sensory-motor parts of the brain, while empathy for someone with whom ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Maritime piracy can be defeated if UN takes lead: Antony


May 21st, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 21 (IANS) Only combined and cohesive anti-piracy action led by the United Nations (UN) can rid the world of the scourge of piracy, Defence Minister A.K. Anthony said ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Singapore prime minister, new cabinet sworn in


May 21st, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, May 21 (IANS) Singapore's new cabinet was sworn-in Saturday with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong promising that his government will evolve in tandem with the aspirations of a new ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Medevedev refuses to reveal his candidature for 2012 presidential polls


May 18th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev declined Wednesday to say if he will run in the 2012 presidential elections despite speculation that the much-awaited decision would be ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Election Commission should be neutral: Karunanidhi


April 7th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Madurai (Tamil Nadu), April 7 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK president M. Karunanidhi Thursday said the Election Commission (EC) should be neutral "like the judiciary"."The EC should be ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian Air Force open to Dhoni flying Sukhoi-30MKI


April 4th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Apr 4 (ANI): Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni could become second cricketer after master blaster Sachin Tendulkar to light up the skies by flying a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Russians want alternative to Medvedev, Putin: Report


March 29th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 29(ANI): A Centre for Strategic Research report has claimed that a majority of Russians want an alternative to President Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.The report said that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rate hikes will help curb price rise, says Pranab


March 17th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Thursday the Reserve Bank of India's move to hike key policy rates by 25 basis points would help curb ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Development in UP will be effective only with Congress Govt.: Rahul Gandhi


February 8th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by ANI
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 8 (ANI): Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi criticizing the Mayawati Government of stifling centrally-sponsored schemes in Uttar Pradesh, on Tuesday said only a Congress Government can ensure ... Read more...

Posted in National |

News of the World suspends staff member over ‘phone hacking’


January 6th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): UK's News of the World has suspended a staff member over "serious allegations" of phone hacking.A spokesman for the paper confirmed that Ian Edmonson, the newspaper's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ensure urea for farmers, orders Sukhbir Badal


January 4th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 4 (IANS) The Punjab government Tuesday asked officials of the agriculture and cooperatives departments to ensure the availability of urea to farmers within three days.Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Eating orange is better than popping vitamin pills


December 22nd, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) Eating an orange is much better for one's health than simply taking vitamin C pills. A host of antioxidants in orange work together to retard ageing and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Robot arm boosts brain-controlled device’s performance


December 15th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): A new University of Chicago study has found that the performance of a brain-machine interface designed to help paralysed people move objects with their thoughts just got better ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

WikiLeaks cables: Medvedev ‘plays Robin to Putin’s Batman’


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.2 (ANI): American diplomats consider Vladimir Putin to be the real ruler of Russia and not President Dmitry Medvedev, according to diplomatic cables leaked by the whistle blowing web site WikiLeaks.Prime ... Read more...

Posted in World |

The Façade Of The ‘Nissan Murano Convertible’ Divulged For The First Time


November 16th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Nissan Murano Convertible (NMC) has been in the limelight for some time now and has experienced constructive comments about its potential personality and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

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