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Olympic archery: Bombayala bows out of individual event


July 30th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Indian archer Laishram Bombayala Devi lost her round-of-32 match against Mexico's Aida Roman 2-6 to bow out of the London Olympics here Monday.Though Bombayala edged out ... Read more...

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Olympic archery: Indian men’s team knocked out


July 28th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Indian archers bowed out of the men's team event at the London Olympics after losing to Japan in the tie-breaker here Saturday.Both teams were tied at ... Read more...

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Brazilian oil giant makes new deep-water find


July 13th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 13 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian state-controlled oil giant Petrobras said that it has discovered a new deep-water crude deposit.In a regulatory filing Wednesday, Petrobras said the find was ... Read more...

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Clinton feels it’s time to get off ‘high wire’


May 7th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) After decades of being in politics, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Monday that it might finally be time to "get off the high ... Read more...

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Berlusconi’s income rises


March 20th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 20 (IANS/AKI) Former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's income last year rose 20 percent to 48 million euros allowing him to keep the title of Italy's highest-earning politician.The billionaire ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Asian Shooting: Vijay Kumar wins gold in standard pistol


January 20th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) India's pistol shooter Vijay Kumar won the gold medal in the standard pistol event in the Asian Shooting Championships in Doha Friday, but there was ... Read more...

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It’s the victory of the people: Anna


August 28th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) It is a victory of the people, Anna Hazare said Sunday as he broke his fast on the 13th day and thanked his supporters ... Read more...

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Haryana Roadways employees’ strike harasses people


June 8th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 8 (IANS) Residents of Haryana had a tough time as hundreds of Haryana Roadways employees went on a one-day strike Wednesday to protest against the privatisation policy of ... Read more...

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10 protesters shot dead in Yemen


April 4th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, April 4 (IANS) Police shot dead at least 10 anti-government protesters Monday in Yemen's southern province of Taiz, Xinhua quoted local doctors as saying. However, a police official said ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

ICC announces public ballot process for World Cup semi-finals, final tickets


February 26th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 26(ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Saturday announced the process for the public sale of tickets for the World Cup semi-finals in Colombo and Mohali, on March 29 and ... Read more...

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Keira Knightley splurges on high-end fashion only if her mum allows


February 1st, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): Hollywood actress Keira Knightley might have tens of millions of pounds piled up in the bank, but only splurges on high-end fashion if her mum says it's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Old Spice guy Isaiah Mustafa back for round three of 2011 commercials


January 27th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Proctor & Gamble has indicated that they will be bringing back Isaiah Mustafa in the round three of the 2011 commercials to promote Old Spice.The company ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

MySpace cut staff in half


January 12th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) News Corp has confirmed that it will indeed be cutting half of the workforce at MySpace.The announcement was made on Tuesday in a statement. The company ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Manchester City will force Tevez to stay at club: Report


December 14th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 14(ANI): Manchester City will not sell captain Carlos Tevez in January, a senior club official has said.The official said that if Tevez refuses to play or retires, the club ... Read more...

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The latest news on the Ireland bailout


November 22nd, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dublin, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ireland has agreed in principle to accept an IMF-EU loan to aid in the recovery of its ailing economy. The country had earlier resisted the offer but ... Read more...

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MJ’s parents reunite ‘to sue doctor for his death’


November 7th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 7 (ANI): Pop legend Michael Jackson's estranged parents are linking up to sue concert promoters and the singer's personal doctor over his death.Family lawyer Brian Oxman, who said he ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Last trapped Chilean miner pulled out, rescue completed


October 14th, 2010 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
San Jose (Chile), Oct 14 (IANS) The last of the 33 trapped Chilean miners, 54-year-old Luis Urzua, the shift foreman, was rescued Wednesday after having stayed 700 metres underground for more than ... Read more...

Posted in World |

No compromise on education if America wants to be first: Obama


October 9th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 9 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has again criticised a Republican proposal to cut the education budget by 20 percent, saying US must not compromise on education ... Read more...

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Cops make hay in Pak’s biggest-ever ’scotch-for-hooch liquor scam’


October 4th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 4(ANI): The biggest-ever 'liquor scam' in Pakistan's history has taken a new turn following the disclosure that the actual number of bottles seized in the raid may have been over ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

13 killed in tribal clashes in Sudan


September 28th, 2010 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, Sep 28 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and 29 injured in clashes between two tribal communities in Sudan, authorities said Monday. "Thirteen people were killed and 29 others were injured ... Read more...

Posted in World |

More than 300 Chinese workers punished for gambling and for singing karaoke during official working hours


September 21st, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Sep 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) More than 300 workers in a province located in the northern part of China have been reprimanded for gambling, indulging in karaoke music and having fun, when ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

International community can’t entirely fund Pak flood recovery efforts: Holbrooke


September 21st, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 21 (ANI): US Special Envoy for Pakistan and Afghanistan Richard Holbrooke has reiterated that the international community cannot fund the entire cost of recovery from the devastation caused by ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Spot-fixing: 39th and 40th overs of third Pak-England ODI under scrutiny


September 19th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 19 (ANI): The International Cricket Council's investigations over spot-fixing allegations during the third one-day international between England and Pakistan at the Oval are believed to be focussing on two consecutive ... Read more...

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Concerns raised over the rapidly melting ice in the Arctic region


September 17th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New figures by NASA has listed this year as the hottest one in over 130 years and this is leading to record quantities of ice melting away. ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pak can get only 25 per cent flood aid it needs from world, warns Holbrooke


September 17th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 17 (ANI): US Special Envoy for Pakistan and Afghanistan Richard Holbrooke has warned Pakistan of a shortfall of funds required for rehabilitation and rebuilding work after the floods, saying ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Household microbes can be both beneficial and detrimental to health


September 9th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 09 (ANI): A scientist has revealed that household dust contains up to 1000 different species of microbes, with tens of millions of individual bacterial cells in each gram, but not ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Asteroids 2010 RF12 & 2010 RX30 Both Pass Relatively Close to Earth Today


September 9th, 2010 - 1:51 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two small asteroids who are on totally different orbits will have passed between the moon and the earth today (Wednesday) with one passing by early this morning and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Jaipur police baton-charge protesting village Panchayat chiefs


September 1st, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur, Sep 1 (ANI): The police personnel baton charged thousands of village Panchayat chiefs here on Wednesday, who had gathered from different parts of the State to stage a demonstration against the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

iPods, MP3 players linked to hearing loss in teens


August 18th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 18 (ANI): An American research has suggested that iPods, MP3 players and increased exposure to live music have led to a surge in hearing loss in teens.The number of teenagers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ex-foreign minister Aziz calls on US troops to stay in Iraq


August 6th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.6 (ANI): Former Iraq foreign minister Tariq Aziz has called on US troops to stay in Iraq and not leave the country "to its death". Aziz said President Barack Obama's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

R136a1: Scientists find the heaviest star of the Universe


July 26th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists in the United Kingdom say they have discovered a massive star that shines with an intensity, which is 10 million times that of the Sun. The ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Wooden chariots being prepared for ‘Chariot Festival’


July 10th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, July 10 (ANI): Preparations are in full swing in Orissa's Puri city to construct three wooden chariot of Lord Jagannath for the annual Rath Yatra or Chariot Festival.Skilled craftsmen are working ... Read more...

Posted in National |

60 Minutes: Search on for a cure for epilepsy


June 28th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jun 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As an advisor to US President Obama - David Axelrod seems very happy when he is surrounded with cameras. However beneath that grin, which he gives ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

CIA: Osama Bin Laden’s location is still unknown


June 28th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jun 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Even children know that Osama bin Laden is the most wanted man in the world, and he has tens of millions of dollars as prize ... Read more...

Posted in World |

7 killed in Dundee tornado


June 7th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dundee has been rocked by a devastating tornado in which the furious wind had speed of up to 135 mph.The storm struck early on Monday, and officials said that the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

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