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Natalie Portman strips for Dior ad


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Successful Hollywood actress Natalie Portman recently stripped nude for a Dior advert. Portman who has had a very successful career and a good marriage is the ... Read more...

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Situation vacant for chauffeur worth the Royals


August 15th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) A chauffeur's jobs may not get any grander than this, with the British monarchy in search of one to drive Queen Elizabeth II and other royals.Displayed ... Read more...

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Cosmetic company drops ’sexy’ Rihanna


August 8th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Pop star Rihanna has been dropped by Nivea, a cosmetic company, for being too sexy.The 24-year-old appeared in an advertisement for the company, which was ... Read more...

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London Olympics to surpass Beijing 2008: British minister


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) The 2012 London Olympics will be better than the Beijing Games, a British minister said Sunday.Jeremy Hunt, who the minister for culture, Olympics, media and sport ... Read more...

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Twain makes cameo in hotel commercial


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS)Country singer Shania Twain has filmed a cameo in a new commercial for the Las Vegas hotel which will host her comeback shows later this year.The "You're ... Read more...

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Magglio Ordonez will announce his retirement on Sunday at Comerica Park


May 30th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Detroit, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Magglio Ordóñez, the former Detroit Tigers outfielder, will announce his retirement in a ceremony on Sunday, before a game that will take place at Comerica Park. The ... Read more...

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‘Overly sexual’ cartoon ad offends British TV viewers


April 28th, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) TV viewers in Britain have got their knickers in a twist over the sight of women dancing in bikinis and a big woman flashing her underwear ... Read more...

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Sofa King advert banned by UK Advt Standards Agency


March 1st, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The UK Advertising Standards Agency has banned the “Sofa King” advert in the country. The ad watchdog ruled that the ad which uses the slogan, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘Mad Men falling man’ advert condemned by 9/11 families


March 1st, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some 9/11 victim families have condemned the recent Mad Men advert calling it “tasteless” and “insensitive.” The billboard of the ad has been placed in New ... Read more...

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Adverts that won’t be allowed today


February 20th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) They're incredible by today's standards, but once upon a time, these advertisements were perfectly acceptable. From one that claims smoking is healthy to one telling mothers ... Read more...

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Doritos ad is a hit during Super Bowl Commercial 2012


February 7th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doritos claimed the Brand Bowl 2012 honor with its dog bribing ad. The add proved popular on the social media after it was aired during the ... Read more...

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Rachel Weisz’s L’oreal ad banned


February 2nd, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) A L'oreal ad featuring actress Rachel Weisz has been banned by Britain's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), which found it "misleadingly exaggerated".ASA ruled that the 41-year-old's complexion ... Read more...

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Richard Branson advertises for builder to restore his Caribbean mansion


January 30th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tycoon Sir Richard Branson is shopping for a builder to restore his luxurious Caribbean mansion which was razed by fire last year. Branson placed an ad on ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Scrooge’ teacher reined in over Santa gaffe


December 5th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some parents were left really outraged after a New York schoolteacher told their wards there was nothing like Santa Claus. Some of the parents registered their ... Read more...

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Littlewoods Facebook TV Christmas advert upsets parents


November 25th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Furious parents were left with very little options after the Advertising Standards Authority announced that it has no power to pull off an ad by Littlewoods which ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Obama fried chicken forced to change name


October 11th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An eatery in Beijing has been forced to change its name after the American fried chicken giant Kentucky Fried Chicken threatened to sue. Three Chinese university students ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Bundchen’s lingerie ad under scanner


October 1st, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) A lingerie brand commercial featuring supermodel Gisele Bundchen is under Brazilian government officials' scanner.The officials have demanded that the commercial must be taken off air over ... Read more...

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Hair salon’s battered woman advert evokes outrage


September 7th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) A hair salon in Canada has been attacked and its owners threatened with life for using a model, posing as a domestic violence victim, to highlight ... Read more...

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India played like Bangladesh, says Boycott


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, Aug 2 (IANS) Former England captain Geoffrey Boycott says India played like Bangladesh in parts of the second cricket Test at Trent Bridge and has predicted another England victory ... Read more...

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Men, women look differently at nude ads


July 17th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) The saying that 'sex sells' may be popular among advertisers. But a study shows taht men and women look differently in advertisements featuring bikini clad women. ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton at risk of anorexia: Italian expert


July 5th, 2011 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Rome, July 5 (IANS/AKI) Kate Middleton, the 29-year-old Duchess of Cambridge, is at risk of contracting anorexia, says an Italian expert."You only need look at the pictures from the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lindsay joins ‘No Hate’ campaign


June 27th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 27 (IANS) Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan has come forward in support of the gay community by joining the No Hate (NoH8) campaign.Lohan has followed in the ... Read more...

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Gwyneth Paltrow needs a tutor for her children


June 3rd, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gwyneth Paltrow and her husband Chris Martin are fishing for a tutor for their two children. The couple doesn’t seem to be happy with what the ... Read more...

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Meghan McCain hits back at Beck


May 13th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Glenn Beck has taken a swipe at Meghan McCain’s ad campaign against skin cancer. The PSA which also featured Brandy and Danielle Fishel is titled “Naked.” ... Read more...

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Anyone wants to be killed, cooked, eaten? Man held


May 12th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) A man in Slovakia who placed an advertisement to seek a person who would agree to be killed, cooked and eaten has been arrested after his ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Red Hot’ Scarlett Johansson looks more like her curvy self in new mango ad


May 3rd, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): Scarlett Johansson looks more like her usual curvy self in the latest Mango advert for the clothing stores summer collection after accusations of airbrushing in the last ... Read more...

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Twilight-style vampire ad to encourage young Brit men to visit dentists!


April 21st, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 21 (ANI): The National Health Service (NHS) has launched a raunchy Twilight-style vampire advert to encourage young Brit men to visit their dentists.The video shows a young woman stripping to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Court tells government to reinstate CISF official


April 19th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Delhi High Court has directed the government to reinstate an Assistant Commandant of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) who was sacked from his job ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Ikea slammed for using Mafia stereotypes in advert


April 18th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 18 (ANI): International home products company Ikea has been accused of using offensive Mafia cultural stereotypes in an advertisement to promote its new kitchen range.The advertisement titled Very Good Fellas, ... Read more...

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McDonalds ad in Philippines pulled over


April 15th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manila, April 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Catholic Church protested against an ad campaign by McDonalds and that has prompted the famous eatery to pull the ad off the screens. The ad featured ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Brit fashion brand falls foul of advertising rules with naked models


April 6th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): The latest marketing campaign by a British fashion brand has fallen foul of advertising rules after it featured naked models in its clothing catalogue.Jack Wills, which specialises in ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Wonderbra’s ‘Hello Boy’ billboard voted ‘most iconic ad image of all time’


April 5th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 5 (ANI): It was a billboard that stunned a generation and sent millions of men veering off the roads.Now, 'Hello Boys' Wonderbra commercial that featured Eva Herzigova's rather wondrous cleavage ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ultra low calorie diet advert banned from TV for misleading viewers


April 3rd, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): An advertisement that allegedly led viewers to believe that the key to lose weight was through a diet involving a calorie intake of around a quarter of normal ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bare-faced beauty Megan Fox’s steamy Armani lingerie advert


March 26th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 26 (ANI): Megan Fox's has shot a steamy advertisement for Emporio Armani's lingerie collection, showing off her bare-faced beauty that needed little touching up.The footage has been shot on location ... Read more...

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Adverts will target individuals to prevent channel hopping


March 15th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 15 (ANI): Television viewers in the UK face watching "personalised advertisements" under a new scheme that is will target people depending on their consumer habits, it has emerged. BSkyB is ... Read more...

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