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Obama foresees more protests in Middle East


September 14th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Golden (Colorado), Sep 14 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama said Thursday in an interview with EFE that he expects more anti-US protests in the Middle East in the coming days, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US beat Germany for third crown at U-20 women’s football World Cup


September 8th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 8 (IANS) The United States beat former champions Germany 1-0 in Tokyo to claim their third FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup crown Saturday.Germany, which defeated US 3-0 in ... Read more...

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Serena Williams wins 6-0, 6-0 in the US Open 4th round


September 4th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Renowned tennis champion Serena Williams just had her fourth straight set victory of the United States Open tournament by defeating Andrea Hvalackova of Czech Republic. ... Read more...

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World of Warcraft banned in Iran


August 30th, 2012 - 2:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Due to trade restrictions, the United States has blocked Iran from accessing the World of War craft game. The US is the one which is behind the limitations to Iran. This game ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Republican Congressman apologizes after skinny-dipping


August 21st, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kansas, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican Congress man apologized to the public after his skinny dipping act in Israel at the Sea of Galilee during last year. Kevin Yodar, the representative of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China’s moon rover to run on nuclear power


August 13th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) China's first moon rover will run on a nuclear-powered battery, a scientist said.The rover lands on moon next year on board Chang'e-3, China's third lunar probe, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Olympic gymnastics: Romania’s Izbasa vaults to gold


August 5th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Romania's Sandra Izbasa won the Olympic gold in the women's vault here Sunday.The 22-year-old gymnast, who took gold in the floor exercise in Beijing, scored ... Read more...

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Olympic rowing: Britain retain men’s four crown


August 4th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain here Saturday retained their Olympic title in the men's four rowing, beating Australia and the United States to gold at the London Olympics.The British ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Man on hold with Qantas Airways for 15 hours


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Qantas Airways is looking into accusations from an Australian man known as Andrew Kahn for holding him on for 15 hours which is regarded as enough ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

India spurs Facebook growth; 83 mn fake users worldwide


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) Spurred by growth in Brazil, India, and Indonesia, Facebook increased its user count to 955 million, but the popular social network said over 83 million ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Cielo sets sights on defending 50m freestyle title


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) World record holder Cesar Cielo from Brazil has vowed to make up for a disappointing sixth place in the 100-metre Olympic freestyle swimming final final with ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Weather plays spoilsport for tandem chair balloon


July 16th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The plan of two men to fly the “tandem chair” balloon from Oregon to Montana came to abrupt end when the weather forced the adventure to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Brazilian playmaker Oscar denies Chelsea deal


July 10th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 10 (IANS) Highly rated Brazilian playmaker Oscar has denied reports he has been signed by European champion Chelsea.Brazil's media reported Monday that Oscar's club Internacional had ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Georgia retains European Nations rugby trophy


June 10th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tbilisi (Georgia), June 10 (IANS) Defending champions Georgia trounced Ukraine 33-3 to finish their 2012 European Nations Cup rugby tournament with a fifth title.Saturday's game was re-scheduled from April and ... Read more...

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One Direction’s Harry Styles single again after breaking up with Emily Atack


May 24th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Harry Styles is single again, after splitting from actress girlfriend Emily Atack. Their brief relationship had received very significant media attention in the UK. ITV2 Xtra ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Air India fined $80,000 in US


May 4th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) India's national carrier Air India has been slapped a civil penalty of $80,000 by the US Transportation Department for failure to comply with rules concerning extended ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ricky Martin to host Obama fund raiser


April 27th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 27 (IANS) Gay singer Ricky Martin will host a fund raising event for US President Barack Obama to thank him for supporting the rights of homosexuals.The ... Read more...

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Brazil, Spain, Britain seeded in Olympic football


April 24th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) Brazil, Spain, Britain and Mexico have been seeded for the Olympic men's football tournament.The draw for the group stage will separate the four seeded teams apart ... Read more...

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Monfils, Gasquet pull out of Monte Carlo Masters


April 13th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 13 (IANS) France's Gael Monfils and Richard Gasquet pulled out of the Masters 1000 event in Monte Carlo due to injury.Monfils, world No. 14, cited a side ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Skipping breakfast could cause diabetes in men


April 7th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 7 (IANS) If you happen to be one of those who doesn't mind avoiding breakfast, watch out. For scientists have found that men regularly skipping their morning meal ... Read more...

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Nuclear-armed Iran unacceptable: Pentagon


April 6th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran must not be allowed to acquire nuclear weapons, the US Department of Defense has said."Our assessment of the programme remains the same... We are ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US turning countries against Iran: Ahmadinejad


April 5th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 5 (IANS) No country would have adopted a hostile attitude towards Iran if the US had not exerted pressure on it to change its policy on Tehran, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US announces $12 mn humanitarian aid for Syria


April 2nd, 2012 - 7:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (IANS) The US government Sunday announced an additional $12.2 million in humanitarian aid for Syria as the second meeting of "Friends of Syria" kicked off in Turkey's ... Read more...

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Obama calls Karzai over civilian killings


March 12th, 2012 - 4:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 12 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Sunday called Afghan President Hamid Karzai to express his "shock and sadness" at the killing of Afghan civilians.A US soldier Sunday ... Read more...

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Jankovic knocked out of Indian Wells


March 10th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 10 (IANS) Jelena Jankovic from Serbia became the first seed to crash out of the Indian Wells tournament, losing at 6-4, 6-3 to unseeded Jamie Hampton.Jankovic, seeded 12th ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Virginia Governor signs pre-abortion ultrasound bill


March 8th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell signed a new bill into law which will require all women who are about to undergo abortion to have an ultrasound scan before ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Android taking over the smartphone market


March 8th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Google’s Android OS is fast crowding the smartphone market. Market analysts ComScore Inc. reports that three in every four smartphones in the United States currently runs on ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Daylight Savings Time 2012 begins on the 11th of March


March 6th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States will turn the clock an hour early on Sunday (the 11th of March 2012) to mark the Daylight Savings Time. The practice is ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

The Bachelor: Courtney is hoping to be Ben’s fiancee


February 21st, 2012 - 1:34 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ben Flajnik will have special rapport from Courtney Robertson during Monday’s episode of the highly successful ABC show The Bachelor. Ben has the task of proposing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Today is the “Presidents’ Day”


February 20th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Americans celebrate the Presidents’ Day on the 20th of February 2012. The day is used to mark the birthday of America’s first President George Washington which falls ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Singer Tulisa Contostavlos sports a tan


February 17th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Tulisa Contostavlos is in the United States where she is currently working on a project. The 23-year-old was spotted wearing pink dress as she ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US: ‘Iran preparing suicide bomb boats’


February 13th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tehran, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US officials say Iran has prepared suicide boats to fight foreign forces on the Gulf. Tehran has threatened the United States and other Western nations from operating ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Clint Eastwood sizzles in SuperBowl’s Chrysler ad


February 7th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some analysts believe the 2-minute Chrysler ad during the Super Bowl last Sunday was a reelection campaign for President Barack Obama. The ad which featured actor ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

CNN news map locates London in Norfolk


January 31st, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Someone will definitely have to answer some questions to bosses at CNN after the network’s news map placed London at the wrong side. CNN, regarded as ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Emily Bunting & Leigh Van Bryan banned from US over a joke


January 31st, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) What was meant to be a joke tweet landed two Brits in serious trouble. Leigh Van Bryan and girlfriend Emily Bunting were arrested and detained with ... Read more...

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