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Now, make-up to see you through a blast


August 23rd, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Scientists have created a versatile camouflage paint that protects soliders from blast-induced intense heat, hides them from the enemy and also repels mosquitoes.The novel face paint, ... Read more...

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‘Gurdwara shooter was a neo-Nazi’


August 10th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) A sociologist, who hung out with the gunman who killed six worshippers in Sunday's rampage at a Wisconsin Sikh gurdwara, says Wade Michael Page was a ... Read more...

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Wanting to fight Nazis, Hitler’s nephew wrote to Roosevelt


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) A nephew of Adolf Hitler wrote a letter to then US president Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1942 in which he begged to be allowed to enlist ... Read more...

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Happy Birthday Sandra Bullock


July 26th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sandra bullock is a renowned actress who has been on the movie screens since the 90s. She turns 48 years old today. Sandra was born in ... Read more...

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US soldier accused of smuggling drugs into South Korea


July 19th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) South Korea is indicting a US Army private for his involvement in the biggest drug smuggling case in the country, CNN reported Thursday.The soldier, from the ... Read more...

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IAF pilots training on VIP helicopters in Britain (With Images)


July 17th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots have begun training on the Agusta Westland AW 101 helicopters that have been purchased for ferrying dignitaries, the first of ... Read more...

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Today is Flag Day


June 14th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today June 14th is Flag Day in the US, celebrating the date in 1777 when the Second Continental Congress adopted the “Stars and Stripes” flag. In ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

44 missing people traced in Pakistan


June 10th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 10 (IANS) Pakistan is working "vigorously" on reports of people going missing in the country, and at least 44 such people have been traced in the last three ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

E-mail vacations can boost productivity, study


May 4th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 4 (IANS) Being cut off from official e-mails not only lowers stress levels but also allows employees to concentrate far better, says a new study.During the study, researchers ... Read more...

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Indian American student among wounded in US shooting (Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) A gunman who killed seven people at a California University ordered everyone to get up against a wall, and started shooting, according to a 19-year old ... Read more...

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Taliban vows to avenge US soldier’s shooting


March 12th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Taliban have promised relatives of the civilians killed by an American soldier in a shooting spree that they will carry out revenge attacks."(We) ... Read more...

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Cell phone jammers without proper authorization are illegal in US


March 6th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ever since a bus commuter, only identified as Eric, admitted to the use of cell phone jammer, the interest in the device has gone up in many ... Read more...

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US Navy developing a super powerful Railgun


March 1st, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US army’s vision to have electromagnetic superweapons for the navy by the year 2020 is very much on course. The making of the futuristic weapon, ... Read more...

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Bradley Manning arraigned


February 24th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) US Army Pvt. Bradley Manning declined to enter a plea at his arraignment Thursday on charges he leaked hundreds of thousands of classified documents to WikiLeaks.Manning ... Read more...

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US army makes self-steering bullet with fins


January 31st, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) The US army has come up with a new "self-steering" bullet that comes with tiny fins which guide it to its target, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Compound that halts poxvirus replication


January 4th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 4 (IANS) Scientists have isolated a compound that inhibits poxviruses from replicating and causing infections such as smallpox, vaccinia and monkeypox. Study co-author Ken Dower, post-doctoral fellow in ... Read more...

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US unveils new helicopter surveillance drone


December 30th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US Army has unveiled a new helicopter-like surveillance drone, the Boeing A160T Hummingbird, the BBC reported Friday.The drones are capable of "beaming back information ... Read more...

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Zero tolerance for bullying in forces: US military chief


December 24th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 24 (IANS) US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey has emphasized "zero tolerance" for bullying in the armed forces, after eight US soldiers were ... Read more...

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US Navy women share the first gay kiss


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Dec 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Following the lifting of the ban on same sex relationship in the US Army, two female Navy officers became the first gay couple to share a kiss ... Read more...

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Assange extradition case goes to British supreme court


December 16th, 2011 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) The British supreme court Friday said it would consider an appeal by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange against his extradition to Sweden.Seven judges would hear the case ... Read more...

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Imran Khan started tsunami in Pakistan politics, says deputy


November 16th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) After holding a mammoth rally in Lahore that stunned foes and admirers alike, former cricket icon Imran Khan is looking to make "a 180 ... Read more...

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US soldier jailed for rape in South Korea


November 1st, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 1 (IANS) A South Korean court Tuesday sentenced a US soldier to 10 years in prison for raping an 18-year-old South Korean girl in September, CNN reported.The Uijeongbu ... Read more...

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Politics ain’t cricket: Pakistani leader on Imran rally


October 31st, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 31 (IANS) "Politics is not cricket," a leader of the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) said after the huge turnout at a rally addressed by Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

IAF selects Boeing’s Apache Longbow combat chopper


October 26th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) has selected Boeing?s Apache Longbow advanced attack helicopter for its combat chopper tender.RIA Novosti news agency reported from Moscow Tuesday ... Read more...

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Kayani warns US against anti-Pakistan offensive


October 19th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Amid escalating tensions, Pakistan's all powerful army chief, General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani, has warned the US not to launch any military offensive into his country's ... Read more...

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Bhopal’s love affair with jeeps (Feature)


October 10th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 10 (IANS) Bhopal has some of the world's oldest and finest jeeps. And these rare vehicles are not just showpieces in courtyards but actually ply on ... Read more...

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Nepal’s acting PM prays future quakes would hit US


September 21st, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 21 (IANS) After foot-in-the-mouth remarks by US officials that stung Asia in the past, now it is the turn of Nepal's acting prime minister to make a political ... Read more...

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Prince Harry swimming pool nightclub


August 29th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prince Harry got back to the party mode when he went to a nightclub in Croatia over the weekend. Joining a group of clubbers, Harry reportedly jumped ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Musician Billy Grammer dies


August 11th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Benton, Ill., Aug 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Musician Billy Grammer has died at the age of 85. Grammer was a member of Grand Ole Opry. Relatives say the "Gotta Travel On" singer died ... Read more...

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AWOL solider indicted in Fort Hood bomb plot


August 10th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Waco, Texas, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A soldier has been indicted by a grand jury in connection with the attempted plot to bomb Fort Hood soldiers in Texas. The soldier is said ... Read more...

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Obama pays tribute to fallen seals


August 9th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama has paid tribute to the US Special Navy Seals who were killed in a recent Taliban attack in Afghanistan. The attack took place ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Today is the 66th anniversary of the Atomic bombing event in Nagasaki, Japan


August 9th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today – 9th of August 2011 – marks the 66th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the Japanese town of Nagasaki. This year’s anniversary is important because ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

AWOL soldier Pvt. Nasser Jason Abdo arrested near Fort Hood


July 28th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Fort Hood, July 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to Fox News reports, AWOL soldier Pvt. Nasser Jason Abdo has been arrested near Fort Hood. It is not clear whether he has been arrested ... Read more...

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‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ Repeal moves forward


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The repeal of the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy of the US military will move to the next stage with Pentagon expected to give the green light ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Betty White invited to the Marine Corps Ball


July 18th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Betty White is the latest Hollywood celebrity to be invited to the Marine Corps Ball. The event will take place in November. Justin Bieber and Mila Kunis ... Read more...

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