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Obama orders US flag at half mast after gurdwara killing


August 7th, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) As federal investigators searched for a motive for Sunday's attack on a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin, President Barack Obama ordered the US flag to be ... Read more...

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Russia condemns Iraq violence


July 24th, 2012 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 24 (IANS) Russia has condemned the latest terrorist attacks in Iraq that left at least 80 people as killed, Xinhua reported."Moscow strongly condemns these bloody crimes, expresses condolence ... Read more...

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UNSC calls emergency meet on Syria massacre


May 28th, 2012 - 3:54 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN Security Council has called an emergency meeting to discuss the massacre in Syria's Houla town that left over 100 people dead, many ... Read more...

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Violence not affecting Afghan transition: NATO chief


February 29th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 29 (IANS) NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen says violence in Afghanistan would not affect the planned transition of security responsibility to the country's forces. Addressing a press conference ... Read more...

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Rana denies ‘knowing involvement’ of ISI in 26/11 strike


April 14th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, April 14 (IANS) Lawyers of Pakistani Canadian terror suspect Tahawwur Hussain Rana have denied his "knowing involvement" of the Pakistani government and its spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Watching Japan coverage can up traumatic symptoms


March 18th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 18 (IANS) Round the clock media coverage of the Japan earthquake disaster could put people at greater risk of developing traumatic reactions, says a clinical psychologist.Ian de Terte ... Read more...

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Gulf forces intervene in Bahrain after violent clashes


March 14th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Manama, Mar.14 (ANI): The Crown Prince of Bahrain has asked neighbouring Gulf States to intervene after violent clashes broke out between police and anti- government protestors in Manama.An advisor to the royal ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kerry urges Pak to free Davis, promises criminal investigation against him in US


February 16th, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 16(ANI): US Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John F. Kerry has voiced regret for the killings of two Pakistani men by an American official in Lahore, and sought to reassure ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

MJ’s mum sues concert promoter over son’s death


September 16th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): Michael Jackson's mom and children have filed a lawsuit accusing production company AEG Live of breaching its agreement to provide physical care for the star and negligent ... Read more...

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Terrorism still remains a global threat: Canadian PM


September 12th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Sept 12 (ANI): Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has warned that terrorism is still prevalent nine years after the September 11 attacks in America, and added that no country is immune ... Read more...

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Dubai reduces call rates to flood-hit Pakistan


August 19th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 19 (IANS/WAM) One of the main telecommunications providers in Dubai has decided to cut down call rates to Pakistan, as a gesture to help Gulf citizens contact their families and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak Army must influence Govt. to ensure country’s survival: Pak leader


July 24th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 24(ANI): Pakistan Peoples Party Shaheed Bhutto (PPP-SB) Punjab President Dr. Mubashir Hasan has urged the Pakistan Army to use its influence with the government to ensure the country's survival.Dr. Hasan ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Will The Ice Melt Between Gunjan And Samrat?


July 2nd, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):The show is named "Miley Jab Hum Tum', but the tragic events of last month make it apt for the show to be called "Bichde Jab Hum ... Read more...

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Recent Sikh history: An inside story (IANS Book Review)


June 17th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Anand Book: "1984: Lessons From History", Author: Harminder Kaur; Publisher: Corporate Vision, Price: Rs.595; Pages: 245India witnessed a spate of inter-linked tragic events in the year 1984 - Operation Bluestar and ... Read more...

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British army blamed for Bloody Sunday killings (Lead)


June 15th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (DPA) The Bloody Sunday shootings that left 13 civilians dead in Northern Ireland 38 years ago were the result of "unjustified and unjustifiable actions" by the British army, ... Read more...

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Pope condemns Israeli raid on Gaza aid ships


June 2nd, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, June 2 (IANS/AKI) Pope Benedict XVI Wednesday condemned Israel's deadly attack on a Gaza-bound humanitarian aid flotilla in which nine activists were killed. "With great trepidation I followed the tragic ... Read more...

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Israel to release 620 activists from Gaza aid flotilla


June 2nd, 2010 - 4:46 am ICT by BNO News
JERUSALEM (BNO NEWS) – Israel will immediately release 620 activists from the Gaza aid flotilla who were arrested on Monday, Ynet Prime Minister Netanyahu's spokesperson said on Tuesday.PM Netanyahu ordered the release ... Read more...

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Israel to release 124 activists from Gaza aid flotilla


June 2nd, 2010 - 1:40 am ICT by BNO News
JERUSALEM (BNO NEWS) – Israel will immediately release 124 Arab activists from the Gaza aid flotilla who were arrested on Monday, Ynet news site reported on Tuesday.The release of the activists, who ... Read more...

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NATO Secretary-General calls for an investigation on Israel’s attack on aid flotilla


June 1st, 2010 - 11:49 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS, BELGIUM (BNO NEWS) – The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussens called for a credible and transparent investigation regarding the Israeli attacks on a pro-Palestinian flotilla last ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Obama calls for clarification of ‘facts’ after Gaza flotilla clashes


June 1st, 2010 - 5:45 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday told Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu that "he deeply regretted the loss of life" and called for clarification of the "facts" after ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Lawsuit against pope without merit, says Vatican


April 24th, 2010 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, April 24 (IANS/AKI) The Vatican has rejected a lawsuit against Pope Benedict XVI and other Vatican officials for failing to defrock a Catholic priest accused of sexual abuse in the ... Read more...

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‘Devastated’ Adebayor quits international football


April 13th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 13 (ANI): Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor has quit international football and has not played for his country, Togo, since a terror attack at the African Cup of Nations.Adebayor ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

SeaWorld Trainer Dawn Brancheau’s Autopsy Report


April 2nd, 2010 - 3:10 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 01 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The details from an autopsy report for the autopsy done on the 40 year old Sea World Trainer, Dawn Brancheau was released on Thursday afternoon. The ... Read more...

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Indian toddler Gurshan Singh’s father has no idea about his tragic death


March 6th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 6(ANI): Murdered three-year-old Indian boy Gurshan Singh's father has said that he has no idea what happened to his son.Gurshan's body was found near Melbourne Airport on Thursday night, about ... Read more...

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Haiti quake a reminder that impacts of disasters can be minimized, says scientist


February 2nd, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 2 (ANI): A scientist at the University of Colorado (CU) at Boulder, US, has said that the devastating Haiti earthquake is a reminder that adverse impacts of disasters can be ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Scarlett Johansson, Brangelina urge fans to help Haiti victims


January 15th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 15 (ANI): In the wake of Haiti earthquake, celebrities have come forward urging fans to donate for the victims.Stars including actress Scarlett Johansson, singer Wyclef Jean, Hollywood couple Brad ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Charges expected against Mumbai terror suspect Rana


January 13th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) US prosecutors are expected to file charges against Tahawwur Hussain Rana, a Pakistani-born Canadian citizen, for alleged involvement in the 2008 Mumbai terror attack and a scheme to ... Read more...

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Rana says no ill will towards India, cites his work for Hindu community


November 30th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 30 (IANS) Pakistani-Canadian Tahawwur Rana, who was arrested last month in the US for his alleged role in the Mumbai terror attacks, has denied any role in the plot. ... Read more...

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Lee Harvey Oswald’s Assassination Of JFK Brought Alive On History Channel


October 12th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct. 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The assassination saga of President John F. Kennedy that was executed by Lee Harvey Oswald would be brought to light on the screen once more but ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Fear of mentally ill is completely misplaced


October 12th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 12 (ANI): The stigma linked to mentally ill people of being dangerous is completely unwarranted, says a new study, which found that homicides of strangers by people with schizophrenia are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Statement From President Obama on the Disaster in American Samoa


September 30th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by admin
Statement From President Obama:"Michelle and I send our deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of those who lost their lives in the earthquake and tsunami in American Samoa and the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rise of malevolent non-state actor worrying: Navy chief


August 11th, 2009 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) In an apparent reference to Pakistan, Indian Navy chief Admiral Sureesh Mehta Monday said that 26/11 was the result of the merging of the "state" with the ... Read more...

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Russia can help Pakistan fight terrorism: Medvedev


June 10th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 10 (RIA Novosti) Russia President Dmitry Medvedev Wednesday said that Moscow was ready to provide all assistance to Islamabad in its fight against terrorism. Condemning Tuesday's suicide car bombing at ... Read more...

Posted in World |

10 farmers asphyxiated in Mexico


March 23rd, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 23 (EFE) Ten farmers were asphyxiated by gas fumes leaking into an agricultural wastewater pumping system they were trying to clean in the Mexican state of Hidalgo, emergency services ... Read more...

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English team to donate half match fees to Mumbai terror attack victims


December 9th, 2008 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): English cricket players have come out whole heartedly to support victims of the Mumbai terror attacks by donating half of their match fees from the first Test ... Read more...

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