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Morgan Stanley downgrades BlackBerry maker RIM


August 21st, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 21 (IANS) With its BlackBerry smart phone facing ban in India and other countries for security concerns, its new Torch 9800 device getting lukewarm response and its market share and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

HP’s Search For New CEO Starts, Speculations Run Riot


August 7th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Palo Alto, Aug 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The unexpected and shocking resignation of HP CEO Mark Hurd has left the Palo Alto based technology giant as well as the IT industry ... Read more...

Posted in Business, Technology Industry News |

Penn State No Longer The Top Party School


August 3rd, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Princeton Review rankings indicate that Penn State is not any more the best party school. As per the latest rankings which was released recently Penn ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

BlackBerry stock slips on UAE security concerns


July 28th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 28 (IANS) With the United Arab Emirates (UAE) joining India in seeking access to BlackBerry's encryption key to let their intelligence agencies have access to emails, shares of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian biotech industry grew 17 percent in 2009-10: Survey


June 21st, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) India's bio-tech industry clocked a 17 percent growth with revenues of Rs.137 billion ($3 billion) in the 2009-10 financial year over the previous fiscal, according to a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Christina Hendricks Named Best Looking Women By Magazine Poll


April 20th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American actress Christina Hendricks has added another feather to her cap. Not even the worst of her critics could deny that the much acclaimed actress was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Christina Hendricks named ’sexiest woman alive’


April 20th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): "Mad Men" star Christina Hendricks has been named the sexiest woman alive by men's magazine Esquire.The stunner pipped Transformers beauty Megan Fox to grab the top slot in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

“Twilight” Occupies Fifth Position In Challenged Books List


April 15th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Despite the fact that the vampire themed romance "Twilight" is considered to be a must read among youngsters, it seems that the enthusiasm about the vampire ... Read more...

Posted in Books |

Royal Challengers uncrown Super Kings to regain top slot


March 24th, 2010 - 3:59 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 24 (IANS) In a battle of wits and nerves, Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) uncrowned Chennai Super Kings (CSK) late Tuesday, by winning their fourth game on trot by 36 runs ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Adam Lambert says that Susan Boyle’s album is terrible


February 26th, 2010 - 1:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) American singer Adam Lambert has said that the Scottish singer Susan Boyle’s version of the Rolling Stones’ hit Wild Horses is terrible. According to him, the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India retains top slot as gold consuming nation


February 18th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 18 (IANS) A strong recovery in domestic demand during the last three quarters of 2009 helped India reclaim by the year-end its position as leading gold purchaser, having bought a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

We can save the Kolkata Test: Kallis


February 17th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) With rain gods smiling on them, South Africa's experienced middle-order batsman Jacques Kallis is confident that his side will save the second cricket Test against India at the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Men’s Figure Skating 2010


February 17th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Vancouver, Feb 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Men's Figure Skating short Program on Tuesday, February 16 mesmerized the audience. With the return of some of the best performers on the ice ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rain may spoil India’s party at Eden Gardens


February 17th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) India tightened their grip over the second cricket Test against South Africa, picking up key wickets on a rain interrupted fourth day Wednesday, but the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India tighten grip against South Africa as rains play spoilsport


February 17th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) India tightened their grip picking up key South African wickets at regular intervals but Hashim Amla soldiered on at tea on a rain-interrupted fourth day of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Second Test: Smith departs in rain-shortened first session


February 17th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) India picked up the prized wicket of Graeme Smith as South African batsmen battled through a rain-truncated opening session to reach 39 for one at lunch of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

150 Kerala villages participate in reality show on development


February 14th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 14 (IANS) In a novel idea, 150 villages will vie at a reality show beginning Monday for the top slot in terms of maximum development achieved in their council. The show ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Shear Genius Season 3 Back On Bravo


February 4th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The third season of the show "Shear Genius" proved to be a hit with the viewers, as expected. The third season premiered on Bravo. There have ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

DGA Awards 2010 Springs Many Surprises


January 31st, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The expectation of the viewers regarding the possible contenders for this year's Oscar awards is running high. Every year the academy awards ceremony is preceded by ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nicole Fox Bags The Title Of America’s Next Top Model


November 19th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov. 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) America's Next Top Model, has churned out its first petite model-winner, Nicole Fox, who just hits the 5'7 mark. The 18-year-old, resident of Louisville, who just ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tim Pawlenty: Takes Calibrated Steps Towards 2012 Presidential Bid With The Launch Of PAC


October 1st, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Saint Paul, Minnesota, Oct 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to latest reports, Tim Pawlenty, the Governor of Minnesota has announced the launch of a political action committee or PAC by ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Britons’ trust in politicians hits the floor


September 27th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 27 (ANI): According to a British opinion poll, the public's trust in politicians and business leaders has dipped after the revelation of the MPs' expenses scandal and the multi-billion pound ... Read more...

Posted in World |

PML-Q rejects Musharraf’s offer to bring different factions together


August 25th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.25 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) chief Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain has rejected former President General Pervez Musharraf's suggestion asking both factions of the party to bury their differences and unite.One ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

“60 Minutes” (50 + 10 Mins Of Ads) With CBS


August 9th, 2009 - 10:55 pm ICT by GD
After a story focusing on 'teenage suicide' was pulled off from the CBS network program "60 Minutes," the executive producers tried to fill up the empty slot with advertisements for almost ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India’s IT, outsourcing revenues seen at $63 bn this fiscal


July 29th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) India's information technology and outsourcing industry is expected to grow over 7 percent this fiscal to log revenues of $64 billion with much faster expansion within the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

World Series Of Poker 2009 Updates


July 15th, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by GD
The World Series of Poker 2009 has begun a few days ago amidst a lot of aplomb and it is well on its way now. After a small gap of two days, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

From rebellion to revolution in Orissa chess


June 22nd, 2009 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Byomakesh Biswal Bhubaneshwar, June 22 (IANS) In a cricket crazy nation, other sports often rue the lack of spectator support. But the scene at the inaugural SCS International Open GM Chess Tournament ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pixie Lott’s debut release ‘Mama Do’ tops UK singles chart


June 15th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): Pixie Lott has entered the UK singles chart at number one with her debut release 'Mama Do'.The 18-year-old knocked US hip-hop superstars the Black Eyed Peas from ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Shahid Kapoor - sexiest vegetarian in Asia as per PETA


June 12th, 2009 - 10:09 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
12 June 2009: For immediate releaseThe noted young actor Shahid Kapoor has been voted the Sexiest Vegetarian in Asia, in the poll conducted by PETA. The results of this poll were ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Netflix Still Rides High


May 14th, 2009 - 12:04 am ICT by GD
Netflix remained at the top of ForeSee Results' new list of top user-happiness indicators. With a 1.2% drop from last year, Netflix scored 85 out of 100 to beat Amazon for the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

BlackBerry overtakes iPhone Sales


May 6th, 2009 - 3:31 am ICT by GD
The first quarter of 2009 has seen iPhone lose out to the BlackBerry Curve as the top-selling phone. Ross Rubin of The NDP group however says that that doesn’t mean that the ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Zardari starts reconciliation with estranged PPP leaders


March 18th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar. 18 (ANI): In a bid to bring estranged party leaders back into the PPP mainstream and bridge the cracks within his party, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has started ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Mayawati wants to be Third Fronts prime ministerial candidate


March 13th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Mar. (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati reportedly is keen to be the newly-constituted Third Fronts Prime Ministerial Candidate. The decision on who will eventually be the candidate will be made ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Zardari to nominate PPP CM in Punjab


February 28th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb. 28 (ANI): Pakistans Presidential spokesman Farhatullah Babar has said that PPP parliamentarians from Punjab have unanimously decided to install a PPP Chief Minister in Punjab, and authorized party co-chairman ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bagan slide to second position with 0-3 loss to East Bengal


February 22nd, 2009 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 22 (IANS) East Bengal stopped Mohun Bagan's golden run with an emphatic 3-0 win to push their arch-rivals to the second spot in the second I-League here Sunday. Syed Rahim Nabi ... Read more...

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