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Now, get train tickets via smartphone in China


September 12th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 12 (IANS) China's railways ministry announced Wednesday it plans to launch a new service that will allow people to purchase tickets via smartphones.Passengers will be able to book ... Read more...

Posted in World |

I’m not ready to play father on screen: Aman Verma (TV Snippets)


July 20th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Actor Aman Verma, who returned to the small screen with negative roles with shows like "Naa Aana Is Des Laado" and "Chhoti Bahu", says he prefers ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Russian Football Union to appeal UEFA fines


June 14th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 14 (IANS) The Russian Football Union (RFU) said Thursday it would appeal harsh punishments from the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) for Russian fans' behaviour during the ... Read more...

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Court awards five-year jail to Kashmiri militant


May 17th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) A Kashmiri militant has been awarded a five-year jail term by a Delhi court for possessing explosive material. The five-year detention undergone by the convict ... Read more...

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After 15 months, Raja is out of jail (Roundup)


May 15th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) After 15 gruelling months, former telecom minister and DMK leader A. Raja walked out of Tihar Jail here Tuesday after getting bail in the 2G ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Key points of Raja’s bail order


May 15th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Former telecom minister A. Raja, who has been in jail since February 2011, was Tuesday granted bail in the 2G spectrum allocation case but with ... Read more...

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Raja granted bail, can’t visit DoT or Tamil Nadu (Fourth Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Former communications minister A. Raja, who has been in Delhi's Tihar jail for the last 15 months, was Tuesday granted bail in the 2G spectrum ... Read more...

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Raja gets bail, can’t visit DoT or Tamil Nadu (Third Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Former communications minister A. Raja, who has been in jail since February 2011, was Tuesday granted bail in the 2G spectrum allocation case but with ... Read more...

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Qbend launches platform for publishers to go online


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) US-based enterprise Qbend Thursday launched a "first-of-its-kind" platform for publishers to set up customised online portals to sell ebooks.Claiming that the company will revolutionise the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chhetri, Jeje on trial with Glasgow Rangers


November 11th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Glasgow, Nov 11 (IANS) Scottish Premier League Champions Glasgow Rangers will take highly-rated Indian strikers Sunil Chhetri and Jeje Lalpekhlua on trial from the I-League, the club said on its ... Read more...

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Pakistan has ’special responsibility’ to bring 26/11 plotters to justice: US


April 13th, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) The United States has asked Pakistan to "transparently and urgently" bring the perpetrators of the November 2008 Mumbai terror attacks to justice, saying it has a ... Read more...

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Pakistan has special responsibility to bring 26/11 perpetrators to justice urgently: US


April 13th, 2011 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13(ANI): The United States has said that Pakistan has a special responsibility to bring the 2008 Mumbai terror attack perpetrators to justice transparently and urgently.According to the reports, Pakistan-Canadian terror ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

UAE students to get study material on BlackBerry phones


February 23rd, 2011 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 23 (IANS/WAM) Learning in Abu Dhabi University will now move beyond the walls of the classroom as the students will get BlackBerry smartphones to access all course materials and ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

50 radio, TV stations closed in Madagascar


October 8th, 2010 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Oct 8 (IANS) The government of Madagascar has shut down 50 radio and television stations for operating illegally, a minister said.Out of the 300 radio stations and 25 television stations officially ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Messi backs Batista as national coach


September 7th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Sep 7 (DPA) Striker Lionel Messi renewed his support for interim Argentina coach Sergio Batista, and said he hoped he would stay as coach until the 2014 World Cup. "My wish ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mindfulness boosts well-being in teens, study shows


September 2nd, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) 'Mindfulness,' which means consciously bringing awareness to our experience, boosts well-being in teenage boys, finds a recent study. University of Cambridge researchers analysed 155 boys from two independent UK ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Roger Federer hires Paul Annacone as full-time coach


August 30th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): Roger Federer has confirmed that he has hired Pete Sampras' former coach, Paul Annacone, as his full-time coach after a successful trial period over the past month. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Drew Peterson To Stay Back In Jail During Trial


July 10th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Will County, July 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Will County Judge Stephen White has ruled out that Drew Peterson shall remain behind the bars during his trial. Reportedly, the ex-Illinois policeman who ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Now, female condom Rape-aXe with ‘teeth’ to hit rapists where it hurts


June 21st, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 21 (ANI): A South African doctor has invented a female condom that is lined with teeth-like hooks in a bid to deter rapists.Dr Sonnet Ehlers, who sold her home and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Toktumi Unveils Line2 App For Iphone Users


March 26th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan BhaduriMar 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Apple users in USA often get irritated with the shoddy network coverage and lackluster service offered by AT&T. Now they can rejoice since a revolutionary third-party ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Tests not the place for experimenting with referral system: Ponting


December 9th, 2009 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Dec.9 (ANI): Trialling of the decision review system should have taken place in one-dayers and Twenty20, not in Tests, feels Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting.The Australian skipper last night met with ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Woman loses job after abusing boss on Facebook!


August 14th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 14 (ANI): A woman lost her job after abusing her boss on Facebook - forgetting that they were friends on the networking website.The woman named "Lindsay" updated her Facebook ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now, a ‘book vending machine’ that can print 540-page book in 9 mins!


April 28th, 2009 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 28 (ANI): It may take several months for an average reader to complete 'Crime and Punishment', but a copy of the book can be printed in just nine minutes, thanks ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sikkim’’s former CM sentenced to six-month jail in


October 25th, 2008 - 9:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 25 (ANI): Former Sikkim Chief Minister Nar Bahadur Bhandari was today convicted for bungling in the state water scam by a CBI court in Gangtok and sentenced to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Now, frozen whiskey for Scotch lovers to beat the heat!


July 19th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 19 (ANI): Summers will certainly be cooler for Scotch lovers this year, as a leading brand has now come up with a cool scotch solution to beat the heat ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Bidding frenzy for ‘entire life’ of heartbroken Brit on eBay


June 23rd, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): A heartbroken Briton has launched an online auction of his 'entire life' on eBay, with the highest bid to date touching AU$ 2,201,000 (1.06m pounds).In a bid ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Air France launches test flight allowing on-board calls


April 3rd, 2008 - 12:44 am ICT by admin
Xinhua Paris, April 2 (Xinhua) Air France Wednesday moved to authorise the use of mobile telephones on board one of its planes serving European routes on an experimental basis, the airline announced. The ... Read more...

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