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Bloodshed at picnic: 17 Afghan civilians killed by Taliban


August 27th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 27 (IANS) Seventeen civilians, including three women, who were at a picnic were killed by Taliban militants in Musa Qala district in Afghanistan's southern province of Helmand ... Read more...

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New implant makes blind mice see, gives hope to blind


August 14th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) A radical new implant has restored vision to blind mice, offering hope to millions of sightless humans.The mice's vision was good enough to distinguish a baby's ... Read more...

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Fidgeting could add years to your life


July 1st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 1 (IANS) Fidgeting could add years to your life just as being sedentary could be harmful for your health. 'Fidgeting' may include activities that are unlike exercise, such ... Read more...

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Digitalisation is the future: Prasar Bharati CEO


June 5th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 5 (IANS) Terming digitalisation as the future in television viewing, Prasar Bharati CEO Jawhar Sircar Tuesday said it would also help content providers understand which programme is a ... Read more...

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Three sons beat father to death over loud TV


March 14th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 13 (IANS) A 55-year-old man was beaten to death in front of his mother by his three sons for watching television at high volume in a slum area ... Read more...

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Big B hooked on to ‘Homeland’


March 11th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan who is recovering at home following two abdominal surgeries enjoys watching television shows, especially "Homeland". But with the show coming ... Read more...

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104 years old Taufeek Khanjar becomes oldest UK citizen


February 6th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Taufeek Khanjar, a 104-year-old Iraqi native, has become the oldest naturalized citizen in Britain. The documentation to become a British was completed when he joined the ceremony ... Read more...

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Raja completes a year in jail, adapting well


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Having spent a year behind bars for his alleged involvement in the 2G scam, former communications minister A. Raja seems to have adapted to life ... Read more...

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Silence please! The gods are meditating in Himachal villlage


January 28th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Manali (Himachal Pradesh), Jan 28 (IANS) Visitors to Goshal village and nine tiny hamlets located in its vicinity in Kullu district have been warned not to make a noise as ... Read more...

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Two men arrested for sacrificing minor girl


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Jan 2 (IANS) Police in Chhattisgarh have arrested two men for killing a girl to appease their god for a better harvest, an officer said Monday.The arrest was made ... Read more...

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Bringing in the new year with style


January 1st, 2012 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 1 (IANS) Party animals hit the most famous party spots right before midnight to bid farewell to the old year and ringed in the new year in style ... Read more...

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Deaf demand recognition for sign language


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Thousands of deaf people Saturday demanded official recognition for sign language, saying that they have not been heard in 64 years of independence.In a ... Read more...

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Dr Oz: Five Habits Which Make You Fat


October 5th, 2011 - 5:01 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On today's 'Dr Oz Show', the doctor focused on habits which many people have which keep them from losing weight. These bad habits must be recognized, and stopped ... Read more...

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TV watching contest to mark Dutch TV’s 60 years


October 1st, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) A non-stop TV watching competition is being held in the Netherlands to mark 60 years of Dutch television, the Daily Mail reported.The event that requires participants ... Read more...

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Astrologer who failed to foresee his own future


September 19th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Siliguri (West Bengal), Sep 18 (IANS) For about quarter of a century, Ashok Kumar Sharma has been making a living by foretelling the fortune of people. But now hospitalised with ... Read more...

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Oslo killer warns of more attacks, sent to solitary confinement (Second Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Norway's mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik was Monday sent to a solitary confinement by a court after he boasted about his crime and warned of "two ... Read more...

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CBSE results: Toppers euphoric, credit parents and teachers


May 23rd, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Initial disbelief gave way to euphoria and celebrations as several students appearing in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 12 examinations found they ... Read more...

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Eating in front of TV drives snacking


May 15th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 15 (IANS) Eating while watching TV can cause you to gorge on more snacks. The findings suggest that having formal meals at a table rather than grabbing food ... Read more...

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Chinese woman suffocates to death after TV blast


April 26th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 26 (IANS) A Chinese woman died of suffocation in her Shanghai apartment after a television set exploded in a flat below hers.Cai Shuwen, a student at the Shanghai ... Read more...

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Too much TV ‘will put kids’ heart at risk’


April 21st, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): An Australian study, led by an Indian-origin scientist, has found that six-year-olds who spent the most time watching television, using a computer or playing video games had narrower ... Read more...

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Oz Internet users now take up ‘media multi-tasking’


April 11th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 11 (ANI): A survey has found that Australians are now into "media multi-tasking" with more than half revealing they use the Internet while also watching television.According to the Nielsen Australian ... Read more...

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Haryana cop commits suicide


April 5th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak, April 5 (IANS) A Haryana Police officer killed himself with his service revolver at his official residence here, police said Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Sub-Inspector Surat Singh. ... Read more...

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Parenting stress affects postpartum lifestyle of new moms: Study


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): Georgia Health Sciences University researchers say that post-pregnancy excess weight is likely caused by the impact of new parenthood stress on physical activity.In order to emphasize the probable ... Read more...

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Blind English pensioner, 76, ’sees again after kissing pic of late wife’


February 18th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): A 76-year-old blind pensioner in England, who was told he would never see again, has baffled eye specialists when he regained his sight after kissing a photograph of ... Read more...

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Julianna Margulies Bags Awards for Outstanding Performance In SAG


January 31st, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Julianna Margulies was looking at her best, as she cheerfully walked down the red carpet of SAG Awards, in a red tube dress, with her husband, ... Read more...

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Eating while watching TV ‘can cause hunger later on’


January 24th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): A new research has found that eating while watching TV can cause hunger later on, which could make one more likely to indulge in late-night snacks.The study ... Read more...

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Kiwi woman partially paralysed by ‘love bite’


January 21st, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 21 (ANI): A Christchurch doctor has reported a case where a Maori woman was left partially paralysed by a love bite from her amorous partner.Dr Teddy Wu, who is currently ... Read more...

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Two hurt in roof collapse during MCD demolition


January 5th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Two siblings were injured Wednesday when part of a building's ceiling fell on them while it was being demolished by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) in ... Read more...

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Mumbai brings in the new year with style


January 1st, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 31 (IANS) Party animals hit the most happening hotspots in Mumabi right before midnight to bid farewell to the first decade of the millennium and bring in the new year ... Read more...

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FCC & cable companies clash over Internet TV


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Dec 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cable companies and Internet giants that plans to bring out Internet TV services to consumers are on collision course.The cable companies fear that if ... Read more...

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1 in 10 Brits use mobiles for online shopping


November 29th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): A recent survey has found that one in ten Britons is expected to do their online shopping this year using their mobile phone rather than a computer.New research ... Read more...

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Latest Potter film ‘has several new scenes that did not appear in book’


November 12th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I' film has several new scenes that did not appear in the book, the director has revealed."We've added a couple of ... Read more...

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Wandering mind may lead to unhappiness


November 12th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): People spend nearly half their waking hours thinking about what isn't going on around them, and this mind-wandering typically makes them unhappy, says a new research.The study was ... Read more...

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Study: Texting before bed is not good


November 8th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Jersey, Nov 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) If your children text late into the night, then it can mean bad news. New research has found that emailing and texting late into the night ... Read more...

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Boyle’s stay in rehab the scariest


November 7th, 2010 - 5:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Singer Susan Boyle has branded rehab as the "most frightening experience" of her life because she was cut off from her friends and family, banned from watching television ... Read more...

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