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Bal Thackeray backs Trivedi, but raps him too


September 12th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Wednesday came out in support of jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi but also gave him a sharp rap on the knuckles.While ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Oldest Zenit fan dies at 103


September 10th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The oldest fan of Russian football champions Zenit St. Petersburg has passed away at the age of 103, the club announced Monday.Regina Donde visited her ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sleeping pills don’t work for 40 percent poppers


September 10th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Sleeping pills seldom worked for 40 percent of the poppers who suffer from insomnia, says a survey of 20,000 people, according to a British study.Some 42 ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bal Thackeray targets Congress, Gandhi family


September 7th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Friday targeted Congress president Sonia Gandhi, alleging that the country had gone to the dumps under her leadership.In a marathon ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Starship guitarist Mark Abrahamian is dead


September 4th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Norfolk, Sept 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mark Abrahamian is dead at 46 years. The lead guitarist for the band Starship featuring Micky Thomas is reported to have died of a heart attack. Mark’s ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

After reuniting with band members, Stefani feels at home


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) For singer Gwen Stefani, reuniting with American rock band "No Doubt" after 11 years feels like coming home.The 42-year-old singer admits that working together is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Time with parents key to teens’ well-being


August 21st, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) The key to the future well-being of teens lies in spending time with parents, instead of growing distant and independent.Researchers from Pennsylvania State University studied whether ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jennie Garth spotted with a mystery man


August 17th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 90210 star has announced last week that she is dating again after splitting from her husband of many years Peter Facinell. The 40 years old ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jennie Garth dating photographer


August 17th, 2012 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 17 (IANS) Actress Jennie Garth is dating photographer Noah Abrams, who has shot for publications ranging from Sports Illustrated to Vanity Fair.The couple met through a mutual ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Shakira sues former employees


August 12th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Singer Shakira is taking legal action against two former employees over allegations of extortion and defamation.The "Hips Don't Lie" hitmaker said her ex-workers had threatened ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

British couple have 22 wedding ceremonies, eight more to go


August 9th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) The wedding day is termed as the "happiest day" in one's life and you can't ever have enough of happiness. A British couple is celebrating their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sex attacker jailed after 11 years


August 5th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) A 57-year-old man who forced a woman to perform a sex act at gunpoint has been identified and jailed after 11 years after the victim saved ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Stevie Wonder files for divorce from second wife


August 5th, 2012 - 5:21 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 5 (IANS) Singer Stevie Wonder has filed divorce papers to officially split from his second wife Kai Millard Morris after 11 years of married life.The 62-year-old has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Stowaway Liam Corcoran says that, ‘boarding a plane was easier than doing homework’


July 26th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manchester, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Liam Corcoran is a young boy of 11 years who became a stowaway on a plane that was headed to Rome from Manchester. Liam said that nobody ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Dumped husband Kevin Fiore smashes up his marital house


July 25th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Werrington, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kevin and Katrina Fiore dreamed of a happy life together as a married couple, after being friends together for 14 years. They had met when Katrina was ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Former Spanish judge to defend Assange


July 25th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Spanish Judge Baltasar Garzon will head the defence team of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, Ecuadorian media reported.Garzon, 56, who worked on cases concerning ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fake interpreter turns up at Indian woman’s murder trial


July 21st, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) The trial of a 37-year-old Punjabi woman, accused of killing her mother-in-law with a rolling pin, was stopped by the judge after the interpreter confessed half ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Reaching quarters will be good: Indian rowing coach


July 20th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) India rowing coach Ismail Baig is realistic about his three-member team's chances at the London Olympics and feels a quarterfinal finish in the single and double ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Indian woman kills mother-in-law in Britain, jailed


July 19th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) An Indian-origin woman in Britain has been sentenced to 11 years in prison after she bludgeoned her mother-in-law to death with a rolling pin.Rajvinder Kaur, 37, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

There’ll be no remote areas in Tripura: Manik Sarkar


July 18th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 18 (IANS) The Tripura government will not allow the use of words such as 'remote' for any mountainous area in the state since all inaccessible habitats would soon ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Von Trapp family descendants to perform in China


July 14th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 14 (IANS) Descendants of the Von Trapp family, which inspired the 1965 classic movie "The Sound of Music", starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, will soon tour China ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kylie sports grungy look in new film


July 10th, 2012 - 2:08 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 10 (IANS) Pop singer Kylie Minogue sports several fake tattoos and grunge clothes in her upcoming lesbian werewolf film "Jack and Diane".The Australian singer was spotted ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Holmes to get $15 mn from Cruise?


July 1st, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 1 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes is likely to be paid $15 million after her divorce from actor Tom Cruise.Holmes, who filed for divorce after five years ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

James Marsden to be daddy again


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:58 am ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) Actor James Marsden, who separated from his wife Lisa Linde last year, is all geared up to be daddy for the third time.Apparently, the mother-to-be is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

After tigress, Priyanka adopts lioness


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 2 (IANS) After tigress Durga, Bollywood's 'junglee billi' Priyanka Chopra has adopted lioness Sundari of Ranchi's Birsa Munda zoo, an official said Saturday."We have received a cheque ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Delhi’s power demand scores to record 5,178 MW


June 1st, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The national capital's power demand soared to a record 5,178 MW Friday, the third time this season it has touched new highs."Delhi's power demand touched ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Calcium pills raise heart attack risk


May 24th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Taking calcium supplements can push up the risk of a heart attack, and could do more harm than good, warn researchers.People take calcium supplements as they ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mumbai attack plan used Google Earth, says US commander


May 16th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (IANS) Citing the example of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack, a top US military commander has warned of the dangers posed by "democratisation" of technology in future warfare."Now, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Reach of Indian cinema huge: Bipasha


May 15th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Indian cinema has evolved and its reach is huge, says Bipasha Basu adding that the people love to see Indian actors perform and cheer for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sridevi makes special appearance on Aamir’s show


May 13th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Aamir Khan brought up the issue of child sex abuse in the second episode of "Satyamev Jayate" Sunday. Yesteryears screen diva Sridevi made a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Shaan’s love recipe - stick to one person at all times


May 10th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Singer Shaan, who has been happily married to wife Radhika for more than 11 years, says his love recipe is to bond with his partner."I ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gogoi backs central anti-terror agency


May 5th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Saturday supported the proposal to set up the National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) but emphasised that the central government must ... Read more...

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Bonham Carter lazy to wed


May 5th, 2012 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) Actress Helena Bonham Carter says she and director Tim Burton have never married because they are too lazy but this does not mean they are not ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

From guns to gardening, Kashmir militant returns home


May 4th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir), May 4 (IANS) Do they thank god or the government? An extraordinary question in the conflict-ridden politics of the Kashmir valley, but the Dars in ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

‘Kids dehydrate as they hardly drink during breakfast’


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Nearly two-thirds of children are dehydrated because they hardly drink anything during breakfast, a new study says. An analysis of more than 450 children between nine ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

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