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Anti-Islam film protests in Pakistan turn violent, at least 19 killed


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least nineteen people were killed and scores injured across Pakistan as widespread protests against the anti-Islam film turned violent, local media reported Friday.In the southern port ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

UN’s Ban calls for restraint amid Middle East protests and violence


September 17th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday called for calm and restraint after the recent wave of hostilities in the Middle East.The fresh violence captured worldwide ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

After Japan, Bihar’s ‘Super 30′ now wows South Korea


June 11th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 11 (IANS) After impressing the Japanese, Bihar's 'Super 30', a free coaching centre which helps children from under-privileged backgrounds gain entry to the prestigious IITs, has now ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Protect your women, girls: EU tells Pakistan, Afghanistan


December 17th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Strasbourg, Dec 17 (IANS) The European Parliament has asked Pakistan and Afghanistan to pay immediate attention to the crimes against women and advised them to ensure better laws to protect ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘Red rain’ in Kerala again?


August 30th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Pathanamthitta (Kerala), Aug 30 (IANS) When residents of some places in this Kerala district woke up Tuesday morning, they were surprised to see red coloured rain water collected in their ... Read more...

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Hazare issue shows India a vibrant democracy: US diplomat


August 23rd, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Anna Hazare's anti-graft movement and indefinite hunger strike show that "India is a vibrant democracy", a top US official said here Tuesday."This (Hazare's agitation) shows that ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Lawyer wants charges dropped against Indian-American student


August 12th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Lawyers for an Indian-American student accused of spying on his roommate's same-sex liaison with a webcam have asked a court to drop charges against him, saying ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Japanese impressed by Bihar’s Super 30


July 1st, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 1 (IANS) A free coaching centre, Super 30, which helps children of labourers, tea stall owners and peons in Bihar reach the prestigious IIT engineering institutes, ... Read more...

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Pippa Middleton to get armoured car


June 25th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Pippa Middleton, sister of Kate, will get an armoured car with bullet-proof windows as a gift from her parents who are worried about her safety.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Planting trees to celebrate girls, a village keeps count


June 17th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Patna, June 17 (IANS) There's a village in Bihar that is greener than many others. For, it celebrates the birth of girl children by planting saplings. And now Dharhara is ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Winfrey gets street named after her


May 13th, 2011 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey has been immortalised with a street name in Chicago, where her talk show is based.The 100th block of North Carpenter ... Read more...

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Super 30 founder is Europe magazine’s global personality


April 20th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 20 (IANS) Anand Kumar, who founded Super 30, Bihar's free coaching centre which helps economically backward students crack the IIT-JEE, has been selected by Europe's famous magazine ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kiwi good samaritan resurrects Nepal monastery’s yeti legend (With Image)


April 4th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 4 (IANS) Six years ago, when he was climbing a Himalayan peak in northern Nepal, commercial pilot and adventurer Mike Allsop met a venerable Buddhist monk whose ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Super 30 founder welcomes IIT test reforms


March 27th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 27 (IANS) Anand Kumar, who founded Super 30, Bihar's widely acclaimed free coaching centre, has welcomed the reforms announced by the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Dalai Lama to felicitate Super 30 founder


February 17th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 17 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will Saturday felicitate Anand Kumar, who founded Bihar's free coaching centre Super 30 and helped many underprivileged students enter the prestigious Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Japanese channel to film Super 30


February 12th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 12 (IANS) A team from a Japanese television channel has arrived in Patna to make a documentary on Anand Kumar, who founded Bihar's free coaching centre Super 30.Yuta Amma from ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

China Attempts To Pass ‘Top Gun’ Footage As Military Drill


January 31st, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The state broadcaster of China, China Central Television (CCTV) has been at the receiving end of a flurry of questions after a report about the air ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Saudi woman gets three years for assaulting maid


January 10th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 10 (IANS) A Saudi woman has been sentenced to three years in prison for assaulting her Indonesian housemaid, a media report said Monday.The unnamed Saudi woman was charged with stabbing, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Son of Pink Floyd Guitarist Arrested in London Tuition Protest


December 15th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There have been over two hundred people arrested in the London tuition protests which students and other concerned citizens held over the extreme spike in their tuition ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Six nation expedition traces Brahmaputra’s course


November 25th, 2010 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) A six-nation rafting-cum-trekking expedition has successfully covered 3,000 km from the source of the river Brahmaputra in Tibet to its delta in the Bay of Bengal.The 14-member team ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Hide Yo Kids, Hide Yo Wife’ Antoine Dodson Releases 1st Single


November 11th, 2010 - 1:16 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When Antoine Dodson made his YouTube video with the now famous words ‘Hide yo kids, hide yo wife’, he had no idea that it would go viral and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Super 30 founder man leaves for Abu Dhabi lecture


October 13th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 13 (IANS) Anand Kumar, who founded Bihar's free coaching centre Super 30 and helped many students enter the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), has left India for a talk ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Will There Be A ‘Sex And The City 3′ Soon?


October 12th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Will the popular HBO series “Sex And The City” ever come back to the silver screen with the foursome wholesome of Carrie, Miranda, Charlotte and Samantha? ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Osama hunter’ Faulkner arrested on domestic violence charges in Colorado


October 7th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Denver (US), Oct 7(ANI): Gary Faulkner, an American who gained fame as the "Osama bin Laden hunter", has been arrested on domestic violence and third-degree assault charges in Colorado.Faulkner was arrested along ... Read more...

Posted in World |

King Herod’s royal theater box discovered at Herodium


September 16th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Jerusalem, Sept 16 (ANI): A royal box built at the upper level of King Herod's private theatre at Herodium has been unveiled, and it indicates the luxurious lifestyle favoured by the well-known ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

3 years old ‘Indian’ superbug not as horrible as feared: Expert


August 18th, 2010 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, August (ANI): An expert has said that the NDM-1 bacteria, which are resistant to almost all antibiotics, is already three years old and may not be as horrible as feared."Our ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Obama’s special envoy to visit Bihar’s Super 30


August 6th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 6 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's special envoy to the Organization of Islamic Conference, Rashad Hussain, will Sunday visit Super 30, Bihar's free coaching centre that helps economically backward ... Read more...

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First known transgender man to give birth welcomes third child


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 3 (ANI): Transgendered American Thomas Beatie, widely known for becoming the world's first 'pregnant man', has now given birth to his third child.According to RadarOnline, Beatie was born a female ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oz restaurant owner tells diner mums to ‘keep their legs closed’


July 23rd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 23 (ANI): A Darwin restaurant owner is facing flak over suggesting a group of mothers that they "keep their legs closed" after one of them brought her 11-week-old baby to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Travel Advisory Issued: “Forced Shopping” in Hong Kong


July 21st, 2010 - 12:27 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The National Tourism Administration of China has issued a travel advisory warning people who are planning trips to Hong Kong after the release of a video which showed ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Bhopal gas tragedy verdict sparks fury among survivors (Roundup)


June 7th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 7 (IANS) A city court Monday held seven officials of Union Carbide plant and the company itself guilty of criminal negligence for the 1984 gas disaster that killed thousands of ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

It’s ‘mockery of justice’ for Bhopal victims, activists (Second Lead)


June 7th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 7 (IANS) Victims and activists were furious that seven officials of Union Carbide were Monday convicted only for criminal negligence, which is punishable with a maximum of two years in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chinese President Hu Jintao arrives in Brasilia for BRIC summit


April 15th, 2010 - 9:05 am ICT by ANI
Brasilia (Brazil), Apr.15 (ANI): Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived in Brazil capital Brasilia on Wednesday for a summit of Brazil, Russia, India and China (BRIC) slated for Thursday and Friday.According to The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Global neuro-surgery experts to assemble at Agra


February 7th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 7 (IANS) Top international gurus of neuro-surgery will share invaluable knowledge and pass on the latest skills to 200 Indian doctors at a two-day workshop in the city of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Hewlett-Packard admits its ‘computers are facing a racist’ problem


December 23rd, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 23 (ANI): Software giant Hewlett-Packard (HP) has admitted that its new face-tracking webcam has "issues" with black users.The issue attracted worldwide attention this month, when a US man known ... Read more...

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