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Cyber crime targets 5.4 mn Australians


September 6th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Sep 6 (IANS) About 5.4 million Australians were targeted by cyber crimes, which cost the country 1.65 billion Australian dollars ($1.68 billion) in the past 12 months, according ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Facebook CEO commits to lock his stock for 12 months


September 5th, 2012 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 5 (IANS) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has no intention to sell his stock for at least 12 months, said the social network company in a regular ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Katie Price banned from driving


September 2nd, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Glamour model Katie Price has been banned from driving for a year after she ignored two speeding tickets.The notices were sent to her Horsham address ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Spanish economy shrinks


August 29th, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) The Spanish economy shrank 0.4 percent in the second quarter after a contraction of 0.3 percent in the first three months of the year, the National ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Internacional rejects Tottenham bid for Damiao


August 28th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, Aug 28 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur target Leandro Damiao will not be sold until at least the end of the year, Brazilian Serie A soccer club Internacional said.Internacional ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Italian top fugitive mafia boss held


August 17th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 17 (IANS) Italian police Friday arrested a most wanted boss of the Neapolitan mafia "Camorra", ANSA news agency reported.Francesco Matrone, who remained on the run for a double ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Asian jailed in Britain for framing innocent man


August 17th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) An Asian-origin estate agent has been jailed in Britain on charges of attempting to pervert the course of justice after he framed an innocent client for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lady Gaga feels her best


August 16th, 2012 - 7:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga feels she has got her "spirit" back after being "betrayed" for the past 12 months by those closest to her.The "Born This ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Australia’s consumer confidence falls


August 15th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 15 (IANS) The confidence of Australian consumers has fallen despite some positive economic news over the past month, a survey released Wednesday showed.The survey was released by Westpac ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Vengeful man burns wife’s clothes


August 11th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) A vengeful British husband burned 5,000 pounds worth of his wife's designer gear after she left for Gambia to marry her lover, The Sun reported Saturday.Darrell ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jobseekers willing to accept pay cut to find jobs


August 9th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) A majority of jobseekers in Britain are willing to take a job they are over-qualified for in a desperate bid to find employment, while half are ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UK couple jailed for beating daughter for dating black man


August 6th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) A British couple has been jailed for punching their daughter while screaming racist insults because they said she had brought shame on their family by dating ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Where do we go from here, asks Nobbs


August 6th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India's chief hockey coach Michael Nobbs has said he was deeply hurt with the performance of the eight-time Olympic champions in the 2012 London Games and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sri Lanka fined for slow over-rate in fifth ODI


August 5th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), Aug 5 (IANS) Sri Lanka has been fined for maintaining a slow over-rate during its 20-run defeat to India in the fifth and final One-day International here. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Simon Cowell’s intruder sentenced


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It may be recalled that some time ago, a woman had smashed a window and entered the home of Simon Cowell who is a judge for the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nicole Eggert engages in battle of the baby weight


August 1st, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nicole Eggert has been known to have the most enviable figure and this was evident from 1992 to 1994. Her body shape was inspiring to many ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Plumber Melvyn Careswell jailed for tax evasion


July 27th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Epsom, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Melvyn Careswell has been sentenced to one year in jail for tax evasion. Careswell is said to have evaded paying income tax worth 50,000 dollars. HM Revenue ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Bus driver jailed for filming up skirts of schoolgirls


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 23 (IANS) A 48-year-old Japanese-origin bus driver in Sydney has been sentenced to seven months in prison for secretly filming up the skirts of schoolgirls as they boarded ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Canada’s Consumer Price Index rises


July 21st, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, July 21 (IANS) Canada's Consumer's Prices Index (CPI) rose 1.5 percent in the 12 months to June, following a 1.2 percent gain in May, the country's national statistical agency ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cricketer banned for five years over fresh assault threat


July 20th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hamilton (Bermuda), July 20 (IANS/CMC) A Bermuda club cricketer has been banned for five years after being found guilty of a Level 4 offence for the second time this season.Toronto ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sofia Vergara highest paid woman in television


July 20th, 2012 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Actress Sofia Vergara has been named the highest earning woman in television, taking in $19 million in just 12 months.The 40-year-old took the No.1 spot thanks ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

British families buying more frozen food to save


July 19th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) To save money and reduce waste to a minimum a lot of British families are resorting to buying more frozen and dried food at the supermarket, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

US wholesale prices rise


July 14th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 14 (IANS) US wholesale prices rose slightly in June after a consecutive decline from March through May. The Producer Price Index, which measures price changes at factory gates, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Cook urges consistency, Clarke wants review


July 11th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Manchester, July 11 (IANS) England captain Alastair Cook wants his side to build on its 4-0 whitewash of Australia while his counterpart Michael Clarke has called for a performance review ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

HDFC quarterly net profit rises 18.6 percent


July 11th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) India's largest mortgage lender HDFC Wednesday reported 18.6 percent net profit at Rs.10,019.10 million for the quarter ended June 30 against Rs.8,445.30 million during the same ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US jobless rate holds steady


July 7th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS/EFE) The US unemployment rate remained at 8.2 percent last month as the economy created only 80,000 net new jobs, authorities said Friday.Analysts had expected a gain ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

End of travel agents? More people buying vacations online


June 30th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) High street travel agents look set to become extinct because of people choosing to book their holidays online, according to a market research firm.Figures show that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan captain Misbah suspended from Galle Test


June 19th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 19 (IANS) Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has been suspended from this week's Galle Test after his side was found guilty of a serious over-rate offence during the fifth and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

900 percent rise in jobless Britons in a decade


June 19th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) The number of 18 to 24-year-old Britons who have remained jobless for over a year has rocketed from 6,260 in 2000 to 60,955 this year -- ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Military operation in Pakistan may displace 600,000 people


June 8th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 8 (IANS) Military operation against the militants in a Pakistani tribal region will displace nearly 600, 000 people, an international aid agency has said.According to Save the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

British woman cop writes erotic letters to inmates, jailed


June 7th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) A woman prison officer in Britain -- reportedly of Asian origin -- admitted writing erotic letters and making phone calls to four convicts, and has been ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chelsea, United battle it out for Dembele


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) English clubs Chelsea and Manchester United are locked in a battle for signing Belgian star midfielder Mousa Dembele. The two teams have opened talks over ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Brazilian football clubs’ debt now $1.85 billion


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 23 (IANS) Brazil's First Division football clubs have a combined debt of $1.85 billion, according to an audit by consultancy firm BDO.Four of Brazil's top five ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sammy slapped with fine for Windies slow over-rate


May 23rd, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy has been fined 80 percent of this match fee as punishment for the West Indies' slow over-rate during the Lord's Test, which ended Monday.His ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Perry named artist of the year


May 12th, 2012 - 6:02 am ICT by IANS
California, May 12 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry has been honoured with the artist of the year award at the Narm Music Business Association Awards.The popstar was honoured for her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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