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LG Electronics launches new flagship smartphone


September 18th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 18 (IANS) LG Electronics, South Korea's No.2 mobile phone-maker, launched Tuesday its newest flagship smartphone 'Optimus G' to better compete with Samsung Electronics' Galaxy devices and Apple's iPhone ... Read more...

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BBA student’s death: Police get autopsy report


September 7th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The autopsy report of BBA student Paras Bhasin, whose severed body was recovered on a railway track here last week, was received by police ... Read more...

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Hacker claims security flaw with Apple’s iPhone


August 18th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Aug 18 (IANS) A hacker Friday revealed a security flaw that he claimed could make Apple's iPhone particularly vulnerable to text message cheating.The flaw has existed since iPhone ... Read more...

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British-Indian faces jail in Dubai for insulting Prophet


August 9th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) An Indian-origin Briton is facing up to three years in jail in Dubai for allegedly insulting Prophet Mohammad in a text message sent to a Muslim ... Read more...

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Four shot at gurudwara in US, two critical (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) At least four people were shot in an attack just after 10 a.m. Sunday at a Sikh gurudwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, just south of Milwaukee, ... Read more...

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Several injured in shooting at US gurudwara


August 6th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) Several people have been injured in a shooting incident at a Sikh gurudwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, just south of Milwaukee, according to US media reports.Two ... Read more...

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Uzbekistan suspends mobile, internet, SMSes for exams


August 1st, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Tashkent, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Uzbekistan's mobile operators were ordered to cut off mobile internet, text message and MMS services for five hours for all subscribers while applicants undertook university ... Read more...

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Dumped husband Kevin Fiore smashes up his marital house


July 25th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Werrington, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kevin and Katrina Fiore dreamed of a happy life together as a married couple, after being friends together for 14 years. They had met when Katrina was ... Read more...

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Aussies get threatening SMS


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 23 (IANS) People in Australia's New South Wales state are getting a mobile phone text message that warns them they will be killed unless they send $5,000 to ... Read more...

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Australians receive pay up or die death threats text messages


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, July 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Many Australians received a text message which asked them to pay up $5000 or die. Thousands of people got this message and many of them started panicking ... Read more...

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Researchers debunk findings about Facebook and depression


July 10th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) New evidence thrown up by researchers debunks the finding that spending time on Facebook and other social sites causes depression.The University of Wisconsin School of ... Read more...

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Toll in Nigeria village massacres touches 90


July 9th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jos (Nigeria), July 9 (IANS) At least 90 people have been killed in attacks on villages in Nigeria's Plateau state, security sources said Monday.The attacks took place in villages in ... Read more...

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Facebook to ask users phone details


June 15th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) Facebook will ask its more than 900 million users to provide it with their mobile phone numbers, Daily Mail reported Friday.The move is part of ... Read more...

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US mother kills 4 kids before herself


May 16th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (IANS) A woman in a US town shot dead her four children before turning the gun on herself. Three of the kids had escaped to a ... Read more...

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Onir’s airline woes! (Movie Snippets)


April 1st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Filmmaker Onir was upset after his flight to Shimla was cancelled without prior intimation."#Kingfisher Airlines sucks. Made the mistake of trusting. Reach the airport to ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda claim to have killed 30 soldiers in Yemen


March 31st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Aden, March 31 (IANS) Terror outfit Al Qaeda Saturday claimed to have killed at least 30 Yemeni soldiers and seized a military site after a deadly gunbattle with government troops, ... Read more...

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Yemeni warplanes bomb Al-Qaeda bases, 18 killed


March 19th, 2012 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Aden (Yemen), March 19 (IANS) At least 18 terrorists were killed and dozens of others injured after Yemeni warplanes bombed several bases of the Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) ... Read more...

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Dharun Ravi called roommate’s suicide ‘crazy’


March 6th, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 6 (IANS) Indian American student Dharun Ravi touted in text messages that "people are having a viewing party" to watch the webcam footage of his roommate being ... Read more...

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44 die in Philippine quake


February 6th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Feb 6 (IANS) At least 44 people were killed after an earthquake measuring 6.7 on the Richter scale jolted a central Philippines province Monday, Xinhua quoted a military official ... Read more...

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One in 10 end relationship with text message


January 18th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Modern day romance is always on the fast lane. There is not even time to properly end a relationship. A survey says one in 10 ... Read more...

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Peter Andre and Katie Price to reunite


December 21st, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After being separated for years, Peter Andre and Katie Price are reportedly working to get back together “for the sake of their children.” Daily Mail reports that ... Read more...

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Camera phones can play vital role in diagnostics


December 15th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) Camera phones can play a vital role in medical diagnostics, especially in remote or rural areas, reveals a study.The study led by researcher Coosje Tuijn of ... Read more...

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No relationship unless SMS in 36 hours of first date


October 20th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) If you have dated someone but are still waiting to receive his or her text message even after one-and-a-half day, it's better not to nurture hope ... Read more...

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Dad forces daughter into medieval sword fight


October 20th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) An annoyed father allegedly forced his teenage daughter into putting on an armour and fighting with him in a medieval-style sword-duel until she collapsed from sheer ... Read more...

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First Carson Palmer comments since his trade-off emerge


October 19th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Carlson Palmer has commented for the first time since his trade-off to the Oakland Raiders. During a press briefing on Tuesday, Carlson revealed that it was ... Read more...

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‘US ambassador recants sex tourists remark’


October 9th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Oct 9 (IANS) The government said Sunday that a statement by US Ambassador Harry Thomas on sex tourists coming to the Philippines, which he later recanted, would not hurt ... Read more...

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Man dies minutes after scaling Mt Kilimanjaro


September 30th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) A 69-year-old Briton collapsed and died just minutes after fulfilling a life-long ambition to climb Africa's highest mountain peak, Mount Kilimanjaro. Businessman Alistair Cook had just sent ... Read more...

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Man kills girlfriend by stabbing over 30 times


September 29th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 30 (IANS) A 38-year-old man in China brutally killed his girlfriend by stabbing her all over while having a drink at a restaurant. He did not stop ... Read more...

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Salman would never groan in pain: Hazel Keech (Interview)


September 16th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) British Indian actress Hazel Keech, who made her Bollywood debut with blockbuster "Bodyguard", says Salman Khan never revealed that he was suffering from pain while ... Read more...

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WWE Raw: Triple H’s Surprising Announcements


August 30th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As last night's episode of 'WWE Monday Night Raw' began, the Chief Operating Officer of the WWE, Triple H made his way to the ring with business on ... Read more...

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I told Dravid not to even think about retiring: Ponting


August 25th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 25 (IANS) Former Australia skipper Ricky Ponting said he encouraged Rahul Dravid to "not even think about retiring" during the cricket Test series in India last October.The ... Read more...

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WWE Raw: Tag Team Champs and Mystery Text?


August 23rd, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As most who follow 'WWE Monday Night Raw' are aware, last week, Kevin Nash came out and attacked CM Punk, claiming that he had received a text message ... Read more...

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Kenya plans fighting diseases with mobile phones


August 5th, 2011 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 5 (IANS) Researchers in Kenya are advocating use of mobile phones to enable people seek timely help against diseases like malaria and malnutrition.As mobile phones have penetrated most ... Read more...

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76 CBI officers facing trial, inquiries


August 4th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) may be the premier agency probing corruption, but 76 of its own officers are in the dock on a ... Read more...

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Wife in trouble after sending hubby SMS meant for lover!


August 4th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) The wife of a doctor landed herself in trouble after mistakenly sending to her hubby a text message which she meant for her lover, Daily Mail ... Read more...

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