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Ajax to miss Sigthorsson for four more months


September 13th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Sep 13 (IANS) Ajax will be without striker Kolbeinn Sigthorsson for at least another four months due to a shoulder injury, the Amsterdam based club announced Thursday.The 22-year-old ... Read more...

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UAE, Netherlands discuss relations


September 7th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Sep 6 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and The Netherlands have held discussions on enhancing their relations.The discussions were held Tuesday between the UAE's Ambassador Abdullah Hamdan Al-Naqbi ... Read more...

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Gaga reduces drinking


September 5th, 2012 - 2:24 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 5 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga has decided she will now consume less alcohol as she no longer feels "depressed".The singer had earlier professed a love for drinking ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Gelana splashes to gold in marathon (Lead)


August 5th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ethiopia's Tiki Gelana splashed to gold in a rainy Olympic marathon here Sunday.Gelana, 24, ranked 11th in the world after wins in Rotterdam and Amsterdam ... Read more...

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Olympics: Gelana wins gold in women’s marathon


August 5th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ethiopia's Tiki Gelana splashed to gold in a rainy London Olympic marathon Sunday.Gelana, 24, ranked 11th in the world after wins in Rotterdam and Amsterdam ... Read more...

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Emirates inaugurates A380 Service to Amsterdam


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 2 (IANS/WAM) With launch of services to Amsterdam, Emirates' A380 route network was extended to the Netherlands Thursday.Emirates is the first carrier to offer a scheduled A380 ... Read more...

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Ajax lose El Hamdaoui, Vertonghen in transfers


July 12th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, July 12 (IANS) After selling defender Jan Vertonghen to Tottenham Hotspur Dutch club Ajax have agreed to transfer striker Mounir El Hamdaoui to Fiorentina.On Jan 31 this year, ... Read more...

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Madonna helps fans get engaged at her concert


July 11th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Pop superstar Madonna helped two fans seal their love for one another during her concert in Amsterdam.The Material Girl halted her show in Holland Sunday ... Read more...

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Madonna rents theatre!


July 11th, 2012 - 3:39 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 11 (IANS) Singer Madonna treated boyfriend Brahim Zaibat to a rare movie experience! She rented an entire theatre in Amsterdam.The 53-year-old took out time from her busy ... Read more...

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Ajax appoints Overmars as sporting director


July 7th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, July 7 (IANS) Former Netherlands international Marc Overmars has been appointed as sporting director of Ajax football club, the Dutch club announced.Overmars, whose career included spells at ... Read more...

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Danish international Eriksen gets extra rest due to fatigue


June 21st, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 21 (IANS) Danish international Christian Eriksen has got an extra week of rest from his employer, Dutch club, Ajax due to fatigue, local reports said Thursday.Since his ... Read more...

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Pieters out for season, might miss Euro 2012


April 17th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, April 17 (IANS) Netherlands and PSV defender Erik Pieters will miss the remainder of the Dutch football season and is in danger of missing out on Euro 2012, ... Read more...

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Dutch Prince Friso buried by avalanche in Austria, in critical condition


February 17th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by BNO News
AMSTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- Dutch Prince Johan Friso was critically injured on late Friday afternoon when he was buried by an avalanche in western Austria, the Dutch government said. He was skiing ... Read more...

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Spanish photographer wins world press photo award


February 11th, 2012 - 5:58 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Feb 11 (IANS) Spanish photographer Samuel Aranda Friday won the 2011 World Press Photo of the Year.He was honoured for a photograph taken by him on Oct 15 ... Read more...

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Indian wins prize in photo contest


February 10th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 10 (IANS) The lone Indian contestant in the World Press Photo Contest has won a honorary prize in the Spot News category in Amsterdam.Salil Bera, who works for ... Read more...

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Ajax’s supervisory board resigns


February 9th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Feb 9 (IANS) The supervisory board of Ajax has decided to resign after months of unrest, the Amsterdam based soccer club said Thursday.The resignation will take effect in ... Read more...

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Laura Dekker finishes her solo sailing sojourn


January 12th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Amsterdam, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Laura Dekker has announced that she has had enough of the Dutch authorities. After years of legal battle, Dekker finally secured the permission to sail solo around ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Largest Dutch clog goes missing


January 11th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Amsterdam, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Dutch police have been left scratching their heads after a 2-tonne clog at a main street went missing. Investigators are at a loss as to how ... Read more...

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Richard Gere to work in Indian film?


January 10th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) If the grapevine is to believed, Hollywood biggie Richard Gere may feature in "I Am Kalam" fame director Nila Madhab Panda's next, an untitled ... Read more...

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Raul Castro’s daughter launches blog


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Dec 23 (IANS/EFE) Mariela Castro, the daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro and director of the National Sexual Education Center, has launched a blog."El blog de Mariela Castro" featured ... Read more...

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Dutch TV airs cannibalism segment


December 21st, 2011 - 10:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Amsterdam, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Dutch television network insists that cannibalism actually took place live on the network. BNN says when presenters Dennis Storm and Valerio Zeno appeared on a live ... Read more...

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Hockey legend Dhyan Chand recommended for Bharat Ratna


December 21st, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) Wednesday requested the sports ministry to confer legendary Dhyan Chand with the Bharat Ratna, the highest civilian award in the country.HI ... Read more...

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Spain busts gang that hid drugs in babies’ diapers


November 29th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 29 (IANS/EFE) Spanish police, with the collaboration of Belgian and Dutch authorities, broke up a gang that used children and babies to smuggle cocaine into Europe by plane ... Read more...

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Paralysed cyclist cured by bike crash


November 25th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Amsterdam, Nov 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Doctors in the Netherlands and indeed around the world are baffled after a paralyzed cyclist started walking again after a bike crash. The story of 27-year-old Monique ... Read more...

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Single-molecule car unveiled


November 10th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Amsterdam, Nov 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dutch scientists have unveiled the world’s tiniest car which is just a single molecule big. The remote-controlled vehicle is powered by electrical impulses and it is capable ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Dutch flight to Colombo suffers bird hit in Goa


October 27th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 27 (IANS) A Colombo-bound flight, with 263 passengers on board, Thursday made an emergency landing at Goa's Dabolim airport following a bird-hit, an airport official said.An Airports Authority ... Read more...

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Moderate drinking can cut asthma risk


September 26th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Drinking not more than six units of alcohol a week can cut the risk of asthma.Researchers from Bispebjerg Hospital in Denmark led by Sofie Lieberoth examined ... Read more...

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Belly fat linked to development of asthma


September 26th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Belly fat, linked with diabetes and heart disease, could also have a bearing on the development of asthma, research in Norway shows.Previous studies have found a ... Read more...

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Belgium city biggest cocaine user in Europe


August 15th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Aug 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Belgian city of Antwerp is Europe's biggest user of cocaine, leaving behind London and Amsterdam, a study said.The research studied waste water of 21 ... Read more...

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Finnair to operate its first biofuel powered flight


July 14th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, July 14 (IANS) Nordic air carrier Finnair will operate its first biofuel powered flight between Amsterdam and Helsinki from next week, an official said Thursday.Finnair's flight will use biofuel ... Read more...

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Salman to skip IIFA


June 21st, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) All those who were expecting a face-off between the two Khans of Bollywood - Salman and Shah Rukh - at the forthcoming International Indian Film ... Read more...

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Belgian solar tunnel to power high speed rail running from Paris to Amsterdam


June 9th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, June 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Belgian rail operator Infrabel and Enfinity, a company which specializes in renewable energy sources have collaborated together to make a solar tunnel. This solar tunnel would power ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Fight on for ‘Anne Frank tree’


June 9th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Amsterdam, June 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Frank Tree foundation which is responsible for taking care of the tree that stood infront of the house where Frank Anne lived is fighting a contractor ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Multiple casualties after shooting incident in Amsterdam


May 4th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by BNO News
AMSTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- Multiple people were injured on late Wednesday afternoon after a shooting incident in the Dutch capital, police said, giving few details.Police said the shooting happened at around 5.30 ... Read more...

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Study reveals that powerful women are as likely to cheat as men


April 30th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Amsterdam, April 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study which was published on the 28th of April suggests that power other than gender determines if a person is likely to cheat on a ... Read more...

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