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Clinton underlines US efforts to combat AIDS


July 24th, 2012 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has touted the US efforts to fight AIDS amid charges that Washington is lagging behind on combating the pandemic.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

80 percent of Bangladeshi farmers own mobiles


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 22 (IANS) Around 80 percent of farmers in Bangladesh now own mobile phones which they use to estimate the market demand for their crops, the World Bank has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Six dead, millions left without power after US storm


July 1st, 2012 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) At least six people have died and up to two million were left without electricity after powerful storms hit the US Atlantic coast.The storms swept across ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jessica Alba to spend birthday in White House


April 14th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 14 (IANS) Actress Jessica Alba says she plans to spend her 31st birthday at the White House April 28.The actress, who has two daughters - Honor and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

9/11 suspects to be arraigned May 5: Pentagon


April 10th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) Five suspects in the 9/11 terror attack will be arraigned in court May 5, the US Defense Department said Tuesday.The arraignment of alleged mastermind Khalid Sheikh ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US African American history museum breaks ground


February 23rd, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Wednesday attended the groundbreaking ceremony of a new national African American history museum, saying it will serve "not just as a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Callista Gingrich’s hair cut and styling is the topic of a great debate


January 28th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The hairstyle of Callista Gingrich has been a subject of debate since her husband stepped up to bid for the Republican candidacy for the presidency. Inquistir.com ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Airport body scanners banned by EU over cancer fears


November 17th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) The European Union has banned the controversial airport body scanners over fears the X-ray technology could cause cancer, a media report said.Experts have found the scanners ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Occupy Wall Street protestors plan march from NYC to DC


November 9th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some Occupy Wall Street protesters have announced that they will walk from their base in New York City to Washington D.C. The protesters say they ... Read more...

Posted in World |

White House says ‘no evidence’ of extraterrestrials


November 8th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. government has said it has no evidence that any life exists outside our planet or that an extraterrestrial presence has ever contacted any human being.Phil ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

U.S. FAA launches website for pilots and public about laser incidents


October 28th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Friday announced that it has launched a new website for pilots and the public to report laser incidents and obtain ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

U.S. immigrant population reaches 40 million


October 8th, 2011 - 4:49 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The population of immigrants in the United States has grown to more than 40 million people, according to a study released by the New Center for Immigration ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Michelle Obama to help break Guinness record for ‘jumping jacks’


October 7th, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US First Lady Michelle Obama is seeking to get her name in the Guinness Book of World Records when she joins about 20,000 participants to become the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Starbucks in a soup because of hidden camera in toilet


September 21st, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A five-year-old girl discovered a secret camera that had been hidden in a toilet in an outlet of Starbucks. The incident happened last August and the family ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Nikki Reid not married


September 19th, 2011 - 4:53 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) A representative of actress Nikki Reid has denied reports that she and her fiance Paul Mcdonald have secretly tied the knot.The "Twilight" star became engaged ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

100 flights cancelled in Canada over Irene storm


August 29th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Canadian airlines cancelled over 100 flights at Toronto's Pearson International Airport Sunday as Hurricane Irene that ravaged through the US East Coast was approaching ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama to cut short vacation due to Hurricane Irene


August 27th, 2011 - 3:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 27 (IANS) US President Barack Obama will end his vacation and return to Washington ahead of schedule to better deal with Hurricane Irene, the White House said ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

5.8 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Virginia, Washington, D.C.


August 24th, 2011 - 1:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 5.8 magnitude earthquake has struck Virginia. The quake was felt in Washington, New York and North Carolina. The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the quake struck ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Strong earthquake strikes the U.S. East Coast, widely felt


August 24th, 2011 - 1:08 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- One of the strongest earthquakes to strike the U.S. East Coast in decades rocked buildings as far as North Carolina and Canada on early Tuesday afternoon, seismologists ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Obama’s approval rating is at an all time new low


August 15th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, 15 Aug (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama’s approval rating is at all-time low, a new Gallup poll has revealed. The new poll which was released on Sunday revealed that the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Faith in God armours you against uncertainties


August 7th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Faith in God shields you against worries and helps you tackle life's uncertainties. "The implications...for the field of psychiatry are that we have to take patients' ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Play about UAE enthrals Los Angeles


July 26th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 26 (IANS/WAM) A play about the United Arab Emirates (UAE) - titled "Zayed and the Dream" - has drawn huge crowds in Los Angeles.The play depicts the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Anthony treasures honey beer gifted by Michelle Obama


June 28th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Singer Marc Anthony treasures the unique honey beer gifted to him by US first lady Michelle Obama.Anthony was gifted a beer brewed at the White ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sarah Palin denies that her bus tour has been canceled


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, June 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sarah Palin has denied media reports that she has cancelled her “One Nation” bus tour. On her Facbook page on Wednesday the former Alaska governor said she ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Anthony Weiner’s resignation to become effective on Tuesday midnight


June 21st, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington D.C., June 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Disgraced Congressman Anthony Weiner’s resignation will take effect from the midnight of Tuesday. Subsequently the day will be the last for Weiner as a Congressman.Weiner was ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Hoax bomb threat at US airport


June 20th, 2011 - 9:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 20 (IANS) A bomb threat Sunday briefly forced a closure at the Ronald Reagan National Airport near Washington D.C. But authorities later said nothing was found.The airport was ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

FAA and Mongolia sign commerce and aeronautics agreement


June 17th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) on Thursday announced that it has agreed to a commerce and aeronautics cooperation with the Civil Aviation Authority of Mongolia.A Memorandum ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bin Laden says America ‘will not dream of security’ until Palestine has security


May 9th, 2011 - 3:20 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- In a soon to be published audio recording from Osama bin Laden, the former leader of al-Qaeda will say the United States will have no security until ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

U.S. targeted senior al-Qaeda figure al-Awlaki in Yemeni airstrike


May 7th, 2011 - 5:15 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- A U.S. drone strike in Yemen on Thursday targeted senior al-Qaeda figure Anwar al-Awlaki but missed its target, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday.The drone strike ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Obama says he will not release Bin Laden photos


May 5th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday said he will not release photos taken of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden after his death.Obama made the remarks during an ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Jason Sudeikis reserves his comments on January Jones’ pregnancy


May 3rd, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) January Jones’ pregnancy has shocked her ex-boyfriend Jason Sudeikis. The actor was seemingly lost for words when he was asked about the pregnancy. Jones’ rep has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Are Scarlett Johansson & Sean Penn dating each other?


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sean Penn and Scarlett Johansson seem ready to take their relationship public. There have been several reports especially on the Internet that the two have been ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Johansson, Penn fuel relationship rumours by holding hands at White House


May 2nd, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): Actors Scarlett Johansson and Sean Penn have added fuel to the rumours that they are dating after they were spotted holding hands at a White House party.There ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Reports: Obama to announce Osama bin Laden is dead


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:43 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. President Barack Obama is expected to announce on late Sunday evening that al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has been killed in Pakistan, nearly 10 years after ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

U.S. jobless claims rise by 25,000 to 429,000


April 28th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Initial claims for unemployment insurance in the U.S. rose to 429,000 in the week ending April 23, which represents an increase of 25,000 compared to the previous ... Read more...

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