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Antarctica to face more threats, warn researchers


July 15th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 15 (IANS) Urgent steps are required to protect the planet's last great wilderness Antarctica, which is likely to face more critical threats than ever before, an international team ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

I consider myself geek’s fantasy: Priyanka


June 4th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, who has been endorsing various technological projects including Nokia and Nikon, loves technology and tries to own the latest gadget in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Shutdown hits India’s tech hub partially (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 31 (IANS) Protest shutdown against steep petrol price hike Thursday partially affected India's tech hub with leading IT firms, including Infosys Ltd and multinationals logging out, even ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Shahid not choosy any more


May 16th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Shahid Kapoor misses being on the movie sets, wants to do more and more films, and says that he has stopped being choosy about movies."I ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Teri Meri Kahaani’ happened over coffee: Shahid


May 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor says "Teri Meri Kahaani" happened over a cup of coffee."One day over coffee Kunal Kohli said that he had an idea ... Read more...

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Fatal accidents, deaths down in Delhi: Police


March 18th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Delhi traffic police said Sunday that accidents and deaths in the capital were lower in the first quarter of the calendar year compared ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Russian committee promises to investigate election complaints


December 12th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- The Russian Investigative Committee (SK) on Monday promised to investigate dozens of official complaints filed about this month's parliamentary elections after tens of thousands of people protested against ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Russia observes ‘Day of Silence’ ahead of polls


December 3rd, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A national 'Day of Silence' was observed in Russia Saturday ahead of the parliamentary elections Dec 4.During the silence period no active campaigning by the ... Read more...

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Russians reach late for work after time switch


October 31st, 2011 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Many Russians appeared an hour late at work as their mobile devices and personal computers automatically switched to the winter time that was scrapped ... Read more...

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Korean star Choi envisions bright future for Asian golf


October 13th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Oct 13 (IANS) Korean star golfer K.J. Choi has predicted that Asians will start to dominate the World Rankings within the next 10 years, thanks to the continued ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ford Business Services to increase head count in India


April 7th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 7 (IANS) City-based Ford Business Services Center Pvt Ltd - a wholly owned business services subsidiary of global auto giant Ford Motor Company - is planning to increase ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Russia not to switch to winter time anymore


March 27th, 2011 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia set the country's clock forward by one hour early Sunday for the last time. The nation would not switch to winter time anymore following ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Palin fuels presidential bid speculations by hiring chief of staff


February 13th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has hired a veteran operative to serve as a chief of staff, fuelling yet another round of speculations that she would be ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tales of love and reunion at a kite fest


January 13th, 2011 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
By Madhulika Sonkar Ahmedabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Love soars like kites. And sure enough, tales of friendship and sweet reunion fill the air as kite flyers from across the world mingle at the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kamchatka doesn’t want to get closer to Moscow in time


December 11th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) More than 3,000 people attended a protest rally in Russia's Far East city of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky Saturday over plans to further cut the time difference between the region ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

One swallow does not make a summer in Bastar


November 13th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Sawan Kumar NagDantewara (Chhattisgarh), Nov.13 (ANI): Life for Adivasis or, the tribals in Bastar has been like traversing several time zones and development paradigms. Their traditional lifestyle that is dependent on ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Triple amputee completes 3,530-mile run across US


November 13th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): Triple amputee Mark Ormrod says he has 'achieved the impossible' - by completing a 3,530-mile run across the US.Mark, 27, led six other former Royal and US Marines ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Why lack of sleep keeps some chirpy while others grumpy


October 26th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 26 (ANI): Ever wondered how some stay perky all day with just a few hours of sleep, while others remain cranky all day? Scientists believe it's all in the genes. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cruise’s daughter hates flying


October 16th, 2010 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 16 (IANS) Hollywood actors Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes' four-year-old daughter Suri reportedly hates flying and screams if she knows they are going on a plane.The celebrity couple always ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Unlike us, honeybees don’t have trouble rescheduling biological clocks


October 14th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): A research carried out at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem has shown that unlike humans, honeybees, when thrown into highly time-altered new societal roles, are able to alter ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Canadian charities concerned about poor aid flow to flood-hit Pak


August 17th, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Aug.17 (ANI): Coordinators for a four-member humanitarian aid coalition have expressed their distress over the poor inflow of funds to aid flood victims in Pakistan.So far, this coalition of charities has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Japan Witnesses Heavy Rush For Apple i Phone 4 Pre Order


June 15th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Tokyo, June 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Apple flagship store in Japan witnessed a heavy rush as many enthusiasts were spotted in a long queue to place their early orders for the ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

‘Separate time zone for northeast not feasible’


April 27th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 27 (IANS) India's legal timekeeper Tuesday rejected the idea of a separate time zone for the northeast, saying it was not feasible to advance the clock as it could inconvenience ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Delayed flight puts Boyle on a short fuse


April 11th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) "Britain's Got Talent" star Susan Boyle burst into four-letter rant after her flight from London to Edinburgh got delayed. The "I Dreamed A Dream" singer had a series of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Russia switches to daylight saving time


March 29th, 2010 - 6:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will now have nine time zones instead of 11 as the country switched to daylight saving time (DST) Sunday, turning the clocks forward one hour at ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Facebook to open office in Hyderabad


March 15th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Facebook, popular social networking site, Monday said it will open an office at Hyderabad, its first in Asia. The office in Hyderabad will support users, advertisers and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hockey giants in a tailspin at London World Cup (Sixth of the series on Hockey World Cup)


February 19th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Sixth World Cup - London, England (Oct 4-19, 1986)The sixth World Cup, scheduled within a couple of days after the Asian Games in South Korea, saw Asian hockey giants India ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Google brings trans-Siberian railway experience to tour computer


February 12th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 12 (ANI): Google has launched a virtual train that spans over world's longest trans-Siberian railway, covering a distance 5,600-miles, crossing seven time zones and passing through 87 towns and cities ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Roddick defends decision to skip 2010 Davis Cup campaign


January 20th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 20 (DPA) American Andy Roddick offered no apologies Wednesday for skipping the Davis Cup campaign this season. "I'll miss it, for sure," the seventh seed said after reaching the third ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Infosys opens development centre in Brazil


December 15th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 15 (IANS) Infosys Technologies Tuesday said it has opened a development centre in Brazil to service clients in that South American country as well as Brazilian subsidiaries of global customers. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Daylight Savings Time


October 31st, 2009 - 1:12 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Oct 30 (THAINDIAN News) On November 1st 2009 at 2:00 a.m., you set the clocks back an hour. This implies that you can gain an extra hour of ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

World’s longest golf course opens in Australia


October 23rd, 2009 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 23 (ANI): The world's longest golf course has officially opened in Australia.The Nullarbor Links is a 1367 km course that crosses three time zones and two states, stretching from ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

The return of Sherlock Holmes - as Indian writer’s muse (With Image)


September 4th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Five thousand miles away from 221 B, Baker Street, Sherlock Holmes' legendary address, a Bengali man stumbles upon some letters and notebooks hidden in a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Scientist accurately predicts tsunami just half an hour after Kiwi quake


July 17th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): Just half an hour after a powerful 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit the southwest coast of New Zealand on July 15, a scientist demonstrated a precise simulation of a tsunami ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Man U to undertake lucrative Far East tour


July 16th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): Manchester United will undertake a lucrative tour of the Far East from today, even as the club's CEO, David Gill, described it as a delicate juggling act ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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