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`Pakistan, India yet to recover ground lost to Mumbai attack’


September 9th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) New Delhi and Islamabad have yet to recover the ground lost to the Mumbai attack, observed a leading daily Sunday, a day when Indian External ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Brand X’ set for second innings


July 31st, 2012 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) It's party time for British comedian Russell Brand as his stand up comedy show "Brand X" will have a second season. The deal is reportedly worth ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India can take heart from their record at Adelaide Oval (Preview)


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 23 (IANS) India are left playing the fourth cricket Test against Australia, beginning here Tuesday, for pride after being beaten in the earlier three Tests by big ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sports bill: Contentious whereabouts clause removed


October 17th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) A clause requiring athletes to state their whereabouts to enable dope tests has been excluded from the revised draft of the National Sports Development Bill ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Ghana fishes for fibre glass boats from India


September 11th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Sep 11 (IANS) In a move to prevent boat disasters in Ghana, a delegation from the West African country will leave for India next week to negotiate the purchase ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Buddh circuit gets green signal from FIA: FMSCI


September 1st, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Formula One race director Charlie Whiting Thursday "cleared" the Buddh International Circuit for hosting the inaugural Indian Grand Prix October 28-30.The Federation of Motor Sports ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Four tiger cubs born in Chhattisgarh zoo


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 22 (IANS) In welcome news for wildlife lovers, two tigresses have between them given birth to four cubs at Maitri Bagh zoo in Chhattisgarh's steel city Bhilai."We are ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Silk Air to operate four flights from Kolkata


June 9th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) Silk Air, a subsidiary of the Singapore Airlines, will operate four flights a week from Kolkata to the city-state from Aug 1, a company official ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian Grand Prix will be now F1’s season finale


June 3rd, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Barcelona, June 3 (IANS) The inaugural Indian Grand Prix will now be held anytime in December and will mark the end of the Formula One season. The FIA Friday accommodated ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Demi Moore, Ashton Kutcher Spend Pre-Christmas Holiday In Egypt


December 17th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
This is welcome news for the fans of the Hollywood couple who had been informed not many months ago that the Demi Moore – Ashton Kutcher marriage was on the rocks. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Wal-Mart all set to withdraw its extra pay scheme for Sundays


December 9th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wal-Mart has some bad news for their new hires. As they are planning to stop paying their new hires the extra $1 per hour for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

GM revival touted by Obama as bailout success


November 24th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 24 (IANS) US President Barack Obama is touting the revival of a bailed-out auto company as a vindication of his administration's controversial decision to bail out the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Red wine can help fight diabetes


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Drinking small glass of red wine every day can help treat diabetes, research has found.Potent "super-food" compounds found in the wine can work as well as a daily ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Indians think economic conditions improving: Gallup poll


November 20th, 2010 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) Indians' economic optimism rose significantly in 2010 after tumbling amid the global recession with nearly half of them thinking their local economic conditions are improving, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Adam Lambert’s Album Sales Records Gold In Malaysia


November 15th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Adam Lambert, the most openly gay pop artist of the United States, has yet another feather to add to his cap. He has surely been one of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sikh Americans campaign for Obama trip to Amritsar (Lead)


October 22nd, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) Sikh Americans have urged President Barack Obama to visit the Golden Temple in Amritsar as planned and also appealed to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sarah Shourd To Be Released On Saturday, Says Iran


September 10th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Tehran, Sep 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sarah Shourd, one of the three detained US hikers who were held since last July, is set to be released by Iran. A spokesman from ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

U.S. homes sale rises in June after record low


July 26th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – United States new home sales rose 23.6 percent in June after falling to an all-time low in May, the U.S. Commerce Department announced on Monday.According to the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Drinking beetroot juice lowers blood pressure


June 29th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) The nitrate content of beetroot juice can lower blood pressure levels, says a study. The researchers of Queen Mary University of London found that blood pressure (BP) was ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Obama surveys Gulf as BP’s top-kill effort continues


May 29th, 2010 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 29 (DPA) President Barack Obama toured Louisiana's southern coastline Friday to survey what has become the worst-ever US oil disaster, as energy company BP's critical top-kill operation to cap ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Next Season Of “Survivor” At Nicaragua


May 17th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Los Angeles, May 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the twentieth season of "Survivor" titled "Survivor: Heroes Vs Villains" came to an end on Sunday, the show went on to declare the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Over 2.5 million people jobless in Britain


May 12th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) The new government in Britain was faced with a new crisis when official statistics Wednesday revealed the number of jobless people in the country to be over ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Lennon’s return, a boost for England’s World Cup


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
England, Apr 23 (ANI): The return of mid-fielder Aaron Lennon has come as welcome news for Tottenham fans and is expected to give England's World Cup bid a huge boost.Lennon had been ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pakistan sports fraternity welcomes Sania-Shoaib betrothal


March 30th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, March 30 (IANS) Pakistan's sports fraternity Tuesday welcomed the news of former cricket captain Shoaib Malik tying the knot with Indian tennis star Sania Mirza next month, calling it great news. "It's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Early metformin treatment doubles chance of success for diabetics


March 10th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 10 (ANI): Starting metformin treatment early doubles chance of success for people with diabetes, a new research has found.The Kaiser Permanente study, the first to compare failure rates of metformin ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Fresh hope for HIV patients


March 9th, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 9 (IANS) In a welcome news for HIV patients, Canadian and American researchers have found new ways to increase effectiveness of the current drugs to fight the deadly disease. Currently, HIV/AIDS ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Hung parliament predicted for Britain


February 23rd, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 23 (IANS) Britain could see its first hung parliament in more than a quarter of a century, a British newspaper predicted Tuesday after the ratings for the country's main ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US unsure of Iran’s nuclear shift, still mulling sanctions


February 4th, 2010 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 4 (DPA) The US said Wednesday it was waiting for clearer signs from Iran that it was serious about taking up an offer by the international community to exchange nuclear ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Flying time for Indian kite makers as Chinese strings banned


January 13th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman Ahmedabad, Jan 13 (IANS) Goods made in China dominate the Indian market with their USP of variety combined with low pricing, so much so that even kite strings imported from ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cheaper bank bail-outs lead Obama to weigh job spending


December 8th, 2009 - 3:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 8 (DPA) US President Barack Obama is mulling whether to inject more public funds into the struggling jobs market in the US, taking advantage of the less-than-expected cost of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Boost for Brown as Labour wins by-election


November 13th, 2009 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Labour won a by-election in Scotland Thursday night by a margin whose size commentators said would come as welcome news to Britain's ruling party. Labour candidate Willie ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘India does not recommend exit strategy for stimulus packages to all nations’


September 23rd, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Sep 23 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today said that India is not recommending an exit strategy for stimulus packages given to all nations in the ensuing G20 Summit ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Tough battle ahead against Taliban: Pakistani editorial


May 9th, 2009 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 9 (IANS) A tough battle lies ahead against the Taliban, an editorial in a leading English daily said Saturday, while another called for devising a long-term strategy to complement ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Shane Watson fit to play as batsman


February 24th, 2009 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 24 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson will make his comeback from injury for Queensland in their Sheffield Shield clash with New South Wales that begins at the Gabba from Thursday. Injury-plagued ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Nadal satisfied after sweep to sixth Grand Slam title


February 2nd, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 2 (DPA) Even if he never wins another Grand Slam, Rafael Nadal will still be counting the blessings of a world-beating career. "I have six right now, and I'm happy ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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