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‘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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Wasim Akram blasts India’s batting legends


January 19th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram Thursday blasted the ageing Indian batting legends calling them "physically inadequate" and termed the world No.2 Test team's humiliating defeat in ... Read more...

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Yahoo!, Microsoft and AOL create ad partnership


November 10th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by BNO News
REDMOND, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- Recognizing Google's dominant presence in the Internet market, Yahoo!, Microsoft Corp. and AOL on Wednesday announced joint advertisement agreements to boost the process of buying and selling ... Read more...

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Warne’s mentor Jenner passes away at 66


May 25th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 25 (IANS) Former Australian Test spinner and coach of spin legend Shane Warne, Terry Jenner, has passed away at the age of 66.Jenner, known as the 'Spin Doctor', ... Read more...

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FOX History & Entertainment gets a new name


May 16th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) FOX History & Entertainment has been renamed FOX History & Traveller and now the focus of the English infotainment channel will be travel-based content. "Travel ... Read more...

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Gillespie roped in as Kings XI Punjab coach


April 9th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, April 9 (IANS) Former Australian fast bowler Jason Gillespie has been drafted in as the bowling coach of Kings XI Punjab ahead of their opening match against Pune Warriors ... Read more...

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Facebook to sell users activities to advertisers


January 27th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Social networking site Facebook has come up with a new advertising model that sells users activities as advertisements that friends see.The site calls it Sponsored Stories, ... Read more...

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Record of Obama’s birth in 1961 is ‘in the archives,’ says Hawaii Gov.


January 21st, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 21 (ANI): Officials in Hawaii have discovered documents indicating that US president Barack Obama was born in their state, says new governor.Gov. Neil Abercrombie, who took office in ... Read more...

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Oz millionaire Valmai Roche leaves $4.50 for daughters


November 27th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 27 (ANI): Millionaire socialite Valmai Roche has left her three daughters 1.50 dollars each from her 3.5-million-dollar estate because she believed they conspired over the death of her mother.She left ... Read more...

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MySpace Leaks User Data To Advertisers


October 25th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): It has come to the public view that the popular social networking site MySpace is definitely not a safe haven for privacy seekers. There was ... Read more...

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Kiwi porn king’s ‘female masturbating’ billboard banned


October 15th, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 15 (ANI): Porn King Steve Crow is under fire for putting up a moving billboard displaying an image of a woman woman's naked pelvic area with a halved melon positioned ... Read more...

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Meet the giant dog ‘Down Under’ that eats like a horse


September 13th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 13 (ANI): An Oz dog lover is having a challenging time maintaining his new great Pyrenees-Snowbear or 'Bear'-as he eats a lot.According to the Parramatta Advertiser, Gary Randfleish bought the ... Read more...

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Freerice - online game that boosts knowledge while feeding millions


September 9th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 9 (ANI): An online game on Freerice.com has been developed that can help increase one's knowledge while also providing rice to millions around the world.The game, launched in 2007, ... Read more...

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Parents shouldn’t teach kids how to drive: Oz study


July 27th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 27 (ANI): Parents should be banned from teaching their children the skills of driving as they do not have sufficient driving skills themselves, a recent survey by south Australia's peak ... Read more...

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US mag accidentally publishes penis shadow in Courteney Cox issue


June 3rd, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): An American fashion mag has apologised for publishing what looks like the shadow of penis cast across the chest of a woman.The current Spring/Summer issue of Miami Living, ... Read more...

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Jackson fans spend night with his possessions


May 24th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 24, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Japanese aficionados of Michael Jackson will get an opportunity to spend a night among his possessions on the first anniversary of his death. Hiroyuki Takamura, ... Read more...

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Pak blockage of Facebook, YouTube might increase traffic to these sites


May 21st, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 21 (ANI): Pakistan's blockage on wildly popular web-sites like YouTube and Facebook will likely have a reverse effect from the one desired by authorities as curious Netizens would log ... Read more...

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U.S Lawmakers Not Happy About Facebook Privacy Settings


April 29th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Washington, Apr 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Though Facebook is one of the leading social networking websites and boasts of around 400 million users, many have in the past questioned its privacy ... Read more...

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Yahoo! to end publisher network on April 30


April 1st, 2010 - 12:16 am ICT by BNO News
SUNNYVALE, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Yahoo Inc. on Wednesday announced its decision to close its Publisher Network (YPN) next month.The company made the announcement in an e-mail to its publishers. "Yahoo! continuously ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Man bites dog in Australia


November 11th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Nov 11 (IANS) A man bit a dog in an Australian beach to save his own dog from being mauled to death. Phillip Lane, a resident of Clifton Springs in Victoria, said ... Read more...

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Gourmet Magazine To Be Shut Down By Conde Nast


October 6th, 2009 - 7:03 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For the world of food lovers, the Gourmet magazine has almost been akin to a bible since a very long time. Therefore, it can be quite ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Australian budget airline Jetstar eying China, India flights


October 5th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct.5 (ANI): The head of the low-cost airline Jetstar, Bruce Buchanan, has aid that the airline is eying route-related opportunities in China and India.Buchanan said the airline was continuing to benefit ... Read more...

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Tila Tequila Signs Warrant; Boyfriend Merriman Arrested


September 7th, 2009 - 11:44 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Reality show star, Tila Tequila, a 27 year old woman has accused San Diego Chargers star Shawne Merriman of trying to throttle her. She has filed charges for battery against ... Read more...

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Indian student attacked in Australia


June 12th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, June 12 (IANS) An Indian student was injured in an attack at a mall in this Australian city, media reports said Friday. The 22-year-old student was left with a "bloodied nose and ... Read more...

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Richard Branson defends Virgin’s overtly sexual advertising


May 22nd, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 22 (ANI): Brit industrialist Sir Richard Branson has defended his fondness for posing with and using scantily clad women in promoting his Virgin Group, saying they help him stay ... Read more...

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Facebook users revolt against site’s redesign


March 24th, 2009 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, March 24 (DPA) More than 1.7 million Facebook users have joined a protest against another redesign of the popular social networking site, in one of the biggest consumer revolts ... Read more...

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”Undetectable suicide device to be unveiled


December 18th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 18 (ANI): Euthanasia advocate Dr Philip Nitschke is set to launch a new death device that is undetectable during an autopsy.Nitschke said the method which uses legally obtaining household ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wife in the soup for setting husband’’s genitals on fire


December 8th, 2008 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 8 (ANI): A woman allegedly set her husband''s genitals on fire while he was sleeping.The incident has left the husband with burns to 85 percent of his body.According to ... Read more...

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New forms of media not displacing traditional ones, say experts


November 2nd, 2008 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): Experts have said that reports of todays newer and high-tech forms of media overshadowing traditional media have been unnecessarily exaggerated.A new study led by Iowa State University ... Read more...

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Celebrity endorsements improve consumers attitudes toward brands


September 26th, 2008 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 26 (ANI): Celebrity endorsements play a pivotal role in improving consumers outlook towards a product, say researchers.The researchers suggest that individuals who love a rap artists music are likely ... Read more...

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Adelaide women go nude for inspiration


August 18th, 2008 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 18 (ANI): Princess Marys bridesmaid Amber Petty was recently seen leading a group of Adelaide women in a nude shot taken to inspire women.The photo shoot had been organised ... Read more...

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Young voters are influenced by negative political ads


February 13th, 2008 - 6:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): A study has revealed that negative political ads have a very powerful impact on young voters minds.The study, which was done on registered voters between ages 18-23, and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

The shark that jumped out of the sea to kill a kangaroo!


December 11th, 2007 - 4:03 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, Dec 11 (ANI): It looks like shark stories have taken a turn now, with a shark coming out of the sea and attacking a kangaroo in Australia.The eyewitness, Daniel Hurst said ... Read more...

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