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Apple unveils slimmer, lighter iPhone 5


September 13th, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 13 (IANS) Apple's highly anticipated, next-generation iPhone is finally here. Sporting a larger 4-inch screen iPhone 5 is 18 percent thinner and 20 percent lighter than ... Read more...

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Kanda’s police custody extended by three days (Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday extended by three days the police custody of Haryana's former minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, accused of abetting the suicide of his ... Read more...

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Kanda’s police custody extended by three days


August 25th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday extended by three days the police custody of Haryana's former minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, accused of abetting the suicide of his ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pietersen to feature in World T20 as commentator


August 24th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Axed from the national team, former England captain Kevin Pietersen, who was the star of the last Twenty20 World Cup, will still feature in this ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Watergate’, ‘Chillax’ named as influential English words


August 20th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the study of Linguistics the words “Watergate” and “chillax” have been considered as one of the most important words in the study. A professor of ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

US teacher faces trial for sex with her students


August 17th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) A US teacher, accused of having an orgy with four of her teen students while a fifth filmed it all on his mobile phone, has appeared ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Israel tests missile alert system


August 12th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Aug 12 (IANS) Israel Sunday launched a week-long test of an alert system that sends text messages to cellphones in areas likely to be hit in a missile strike.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

O.M.G., it’s almost 100 years old!


August 7th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) It's one of the most common phrases among British and US teenagers today, but it seems O.M.G. (Oh! My! God!) was first used almost 100 years ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pattinson was weeks away from proposing Stewart


July 30th, 2012 - 5:16 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson was due to ask for actress-girlfriend Kristen Stewart's hand in marriage and he had even bought a five-million-pound mansion for their future before ... Read more...

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Peter Andre a proud dad


July 30th, 2012 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre's seven-year-old son Junior has developed a keen interest in reading, which has made his father very proud."I am so chuffed as Junior has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gunman at University of Connecticut campus kills self after standoff


July 25th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by BNO News
GROTON, CONNECTICUT (BNO NEWS) -- A standoff with an armed man at the University of Connecticut's Avery Point campus in Groton ended Tuesday morning when the man committed suicide, officials said. It ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Anna to reach Delhi July 24, team gears up for agitation (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare will arrive in Delhi Tuesday to participate in the scheduled indefinite fast announced by his team from July 25 at Jantar ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tens of thousands across Australia receive death threat SMS


July 23rd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by BNO News
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- Tens of thousands of Australians have received text messages purporting to be from a hired hitman who threatens to kill them unless they pay $5,000, officials said ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

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...

Posted in World News |

Three held over deadly Russian flood that killed 153


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 22 (IANS) Three officials have been held on charges of professional negligence over a deadly flood that ravaged southern Russia's Krymsk city and killed at least 153 people, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Russia to spend $280 mn on flood-hit town


July 16th, 2012 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 16 (IANS) Russia will allocate nine billion rubles (around $280 million) to restore the southern town of Krymsk that was severally damaged by floods caused by torrential rains, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Putin reaches flood-hit town


July 16th, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in the southern town of Krymsk that has been severely damaged by floods caused by torrential rains.Putin arrived Sunday ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Man murdered for harassing newly-wed woman


July 14th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A 25-year-old man was kidnapped from here and murdered by the husband and brother of a newly-married woman for harassing her through phone calls and ... Read more...

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Russian attempts suicide after watching ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’


July 7th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 24-year-old man leaped out of a third-floor window at a mall in Russia after watching the blockbuster "The Amazing Spider-Man", a media report said.The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Apple removes spam message app from App Store


July 6th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, July 6 (IANS) Apple has removed an application collecting users' address book contacts from its App Store, which was taken as the first instance of iOS App Store ... Read more...

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Curfew lifted in Meghalaya


May 31st, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 31 (IANS) Curfew was lifted Thursday in the plains belt area of Meghalaya in West Garo Hills district bordering Assam's Goalpara, an official said.Curfew was imposed in Phulbari, ... Read more...

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US porn star, lover beat tattoo shop owner to death


May 22nd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) A 30-year-old American porn actress teamed up with her boyfriend to beat and stab a tattoo shop owner to death after a sex party. She ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Longoria opens about ex-husband


May 16th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 16 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria split from basketball player Tony Parker in 2010 and says he cheated on her, but she was not the reason."Society usually thinks ... Read more...

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Curfew relaxed for 12 hours in Meghalaya


May 13th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 13 (IANS) With normalcy returning to Meghalaya's West Garo Hills district bordering Assam's Dhubri district, authorities Sunday further relaxed the curfew."The curfew was relaxed from 6 a.m. to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Curfew further relaxed in Meghalaya


May 11th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 11 (IANS) With the situation in its riot-hit areas limping to normalcy, authorities in Meghalaya Friday further relaxed curfew in the plains of West Garo Hills district bordering ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in Meghalaya


May 9th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 9 (IANS) A curfew has been imposed in western Meghalaya to foil communal clashes, an official said Wednesday."A curfew was clamped Tuesday night to prevent clashes between the ... Read more...

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Samsung unveils new Galaxy smartphone


May 4th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, May 4 (IANS) Samsung Electronics has unveiled its third generation smartphone in the Galaxy series featuring the options of recognizing voice, face and motion.The Galaxy S3, running Google's latest ... Read more...

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Anticipating SMSes, calls too contribute to car crashes


April 30th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Anticipating calls or text messages too while driving may contribute to car crashes, says a new study which explores how cell phone use is responsible for ... Read more...

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Woman faces murderous attack after calling off marriage


April 22nd, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, April 21 (IANS) A British bride-to-be was seriously injured when her ex-fiance attacked her with a kitchen knife, a day after she called off their wedding.Sandra Cheadle, 42, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Text messages can soothe stressed souls


April 11th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 11 (IANS) Text messaging is often rapped for promoting reckless driving, but it could be good for people who feel stressed out, isolated or alone. Adrian Aguilera, professor ... Read more...

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Longoria treasures her good times with Parker


April 8th, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 8 (IANS) Actress Eva Longoria refuses to call her ex-husband basketball player Tony Parker a villain. The actress reveals she wanted to treasure the times they had ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Britain to monitor web, cell phone use


April 1st, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Under new laws, Britain will soon be able to monitor phone calls, emails, text messages and website visits of everyone in the country, BBC reported.Internet firms ... Read more...

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Cologne agree to Arsenal’s offer for Podolski


March 8th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 8 (IANS) German football club Cologne have accepted English club Arsenal's 10.8 million pound bid for their striker Lukas Podolski.Podolski is now due at Emirates Stadium once ... Read more...

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Dharun Ravi sent messages to roommate on night of suicide


March 8th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 8 (IANS) Indian American student Dharun Ravi apparently tried to make amends with his estranged roommate after spying his sexual encounter with another man with a webcam, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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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