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Singapore Airlines to launch daily flights to Myanmar


September 6th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 6 (IANS) Singapore Airlines (SIA) will launch daily flight services to Yangon from Oct 28 in a bid to fulfill the growing passenger demand in Myanmar, tourism authorities ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Hockey India to appoint high performance manager


August 29th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) In the aftermath of the London debacle, Hockey India (HI) Wednesday decided to appoint a high performance manager, who will oversee the affairs of all ... Read more...

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Liberty Ross updates her blog with a picture of a Condor


August 21st, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After the revealation of the romantic affair of Rupert Sanders and Kristen Stewarts, the wife of Rupert Sanders kept quiet and generalized all her compliments with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Fukushima ’caused mutant butterflies’ in Japan


August 15th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Aug 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was recently reported that Fukushima Nuclear plant is affecting the breeding of butterflies. This was a report that was brought about by the scientist located in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Olympic GB cycling: Kenny sprints to gold


August 7th, 2012 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Jason Kenny sprinted to victory at the Olympic velodrome Monday, beating France's Gregory Bauge in the men's sprint final.Kenny had earlier broken the Olympic ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Flying car from 1954 up for sale


July 12th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A flying car from 1954 is up for grabs at a cool price of $1.25 million. The flying car is called Aerocar and it seems to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Nepal crash survivor recalls the horror


May 15th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 15 (IANS) The aircraft that crashed in Nepal on Monday was coming in to land but "suddenly flew up and lost control after one of its wings hit ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Myanmar to launch medical emergency flight charters


March 25th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, March 25 (IANS) A state-run domestic airline in Myanmar has plans to start medical emergency chartered flight services in a bid to facilitate patients during difficult times, a local ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Fossil skeleton of prehistoric penguin reconstructed


March 1st, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Scientists have reconstructed the fossil skeleton of a giant prehistoric penguin that stood over four feet tall, The Sun reported Thursday.The 26 million-year-old bird dubbed Kairuku ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Airbus finds a fix for their A380 wing cracks


January 28th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Plane maker Airbus has announced that the company has found a simple fix for the superjumbo wing cracks. The problem seems to affect the A380 model of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tamil Nadu celebrates Republic Day


January 26th, 2012 - 10:27 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 26 (IANS) Tamil Nadu celebrated the 63rd Republic Day with patriotic fervour Thursday with Governor K. Rosaiah unfurling the national flag at the Marina beach here.Rosaiah also took ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Stone was ‘broken’ after losing son’s custody


January 21st, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 21 (IANS) Actress Sharon Stone admits she was emotionally broken after she lost custody of her 11-year-old adopted son Roan to ex-husband Phil Bronstein.Stone lost her son ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ex-police chief to head Tamil Nadu public service panel


January 21st, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 20 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government Friday appointed retired director general of police (DGP) R.Natraj as the chairman of the Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission (TNPSC) that is ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Scientists unveil unique ’soldier’ bee


January 11th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Scientists have profiled a 'soldier' bee for the first time, programmed to protect its hive from invaders. The discovery was made by a team from the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Guardiola expects tough test in Barcelona derby


January 8th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 8 (IANS) Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola is expecting the city derby away to local rivals Espanyol to be a testing 90 minutes for his side.Barca are placed second ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Athletic’s Oscar de Marcos pens new deal


January 5th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 5 (IANS) Athletic Club Bilbao confirmed they have reached agreement with midfielder Oscar de Marcos to extend his contract until the end of June 2016.The 22-year-old De Marcos ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Court restrains Star India’s cookery shows


December 24th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Dec 24 (IANS) A district court here Saturday restrained Star India Pvt Ltd from exhibiting and telecasting shows under the trademark "Master Chef India 2" on Star Plus, and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Birds scare Scarlett


December 16th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 16 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson has admitted she is terrified of birds and says it runs in the family."I'm only scared of birds. Something about wings and beaks ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘ISI not in Pakistan government control’


December 6th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) Mansoor Ijaz, the man who stirred Pakistan's 'memogate', has alleged that Pakistan's spy agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), especially its 'S' or strategic wing, was ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Israeli ambassador meets Andhra police chief


December 5th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 5 (IANS) Israeli Ambassador to India Alon Ushpiz Monday exchanged views with Andhra Pradesh police chief and other top officials on terrorism, Left-wing extremism and other issues.An Israeli ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘No ‘R.I.P.’ for Dev Anand’


December 5th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Several Dev Anand fans have been posting "Rest In Peace" messages on social networking sites ever since the news of his demise was flashed. But ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

CBI experiments with Facebook to solve cases


November 9th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Striking a direct e-connect with the people, like many government organisations have done, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is now experimenting with online ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Ramesh keen to bring all ministry offices under one roof


October 21st, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh said Friday that plans were afoot to bring all wings of his ministry under one roof.Ramesh told mediapersons in an ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Over 200 pilots to take wings in Himachal


October 15th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 15 (IANS) Over 200 pilots will take wings in the skies of Himachal Pradesh with a weeklong paragliding championship beginning Sunday, an official said Saturday."More than 200 gliders ... Read more...

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Nawaz seeks ban on parties harbouring militants


October 8th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 8 (IANS) Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has sought a ban on all political organisations in Pakistan that have militant wings.Sharif said it is parliament's duty to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Police forms three special teams on blast case


September 9th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Two days after the terror attack in the capital, the Delhi Police Friday formed three specialised teams to help crack the case."Three teams have been ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Happy Feet Penguin seems to be heading the wrong way


September 6th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, Sept 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists are keenly following the movement of the famous penguin Happy Feet. The animal was released into the Atlantic Ocean officials at the Wellington Zoo cared for ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

2011 College Football Rankings for week 2


September 6th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 2nd Week rankings of the 2011 College Football in the United States looked strikingly similar to the order in the first week. Tulsa was no ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

I won’t give up even if I die: Hazare (Lead)


August 24th, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Addressing thousands at the Ramlila Maidan Wednesday, a smiling but frail Anna Hazare said he will not give up his fast till the government meets ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

10 killed, 42 wounded in Kashmir bus accident


July 30th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 30 (IANS) At least 10 passengers were killed and 42 were injured when a bus fell into a stream in Jammu and Kashmir Saturday, police said. The bus was ... Read more...

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England deserve to overtake India as No.1: Allan Donald


July 27th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) South African bowling great Allan Donald says England deserve to replace India as the No.1 Test team but was confident of the visitors bouncing back in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Britons may soon fly cars!


July 19th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) A flying car which usually finds its mention in children books or animated cartoon movies, may soon become a reality in Britain.Aviation experts are saying ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Deer with wings’ disrupts power in Montana


June 20th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
East Missoula, June 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Northwestern Energy experienced disruption to its supply when a young deer ended up on one of the power lines of the company. The body of the ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Burberry opens sixth store in Chennai


June 6th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Popular British lifestyle brand Burberry has spread its wings down south by opening its sixth store in Chennai.The store is spread over 230 square ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Japan conjures locomotive that rides on air cushion


May 13th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) The Japanese, who pioneered high speed trains nearly half a century ago, have now conjured up a flying locomotive - straight out of the pages of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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