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James Ellington looks for a sponsor on eBay


December 7th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A British athlete has turned to an unusual source to seek training funding. Sprinter James Ellington says he needs £30,000 to train for the upcoming Olympics ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

eBay bans the auction of date with Virgin Mary


December 7th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Online auction site eBay has suspended the account of dating site BeautifulPeople.com after they tried to auction “a date with Virgin Mary.” The website placed an ad ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Final News of the World issue costs 30 pounds on eBay


July 11th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) The "historic" final edition of the News of the World - that was published for the last time Sunday - now reportedly costs up to 30 ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton’s Reiss dress being offered on eBay


May 27th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kate Middleton’s Reiss dress that she wore when she met President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama at the Buckingham Palace recently has become an instant hit. The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Statistics can help avoid buying fake goods online


March 20th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) Consumers need to know the pitfalls of buying artwork or luxury goods online, say statisticians. Currently, online auction site operators are not required to guarantee the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jobless UK salesman puts himself up for sale on eBay!


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): A UK salesman, who has been jobless for the past two years, is so desperate to find work that he has taken an unusual step - he has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Five-legged calf is back on Kiwi auction site Trade Me


January 12th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 12 (ANI): A five-legged calf is up for grabs again on Kiwi auction site Trade Me after the husband of the woman, who won the bid, put a stop to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pattinson to be auctioned for charity!


November 27th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Robert Pattinson has agreed to be auctioned off for charity, with the winner getting a chance to spend time with the young heartthrob.The British actor is listed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

First Generation Apple Computer Can Fetch $160,000 From Auction


November 13th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Apple Inc is known to have redefined the concept of computing with its Macbook laptops and iMac range of desktop computers over the years. They are ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Tyra Banks to auction her dress for charity


November 12th, 2010 - 6:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) Talk show host Tyra Banks and a number of top models will be donating their dresses to charity in order to raise money for electricity in Rwanda and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cherie Blair sells Tony Blair’s signature for a mere 10 Pounds on the auction site eBay


October 27th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cherie Blair has sold the signature of her husband - Tony Blair for a “measly” £10 on eBay.Cherie had advertised the signature on eBay for £25. She ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Bat autographed by Sachin up for grabs


October 14th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) A cricket bat autographed by ace cricketer Sachin Tendulkar is up for grabs on auction site eBay India.The proceeds of the auction which starts at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hungarian teenager withdraws from virginity auction


August 10th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 10 (ANI): A Hungarian teenager, who sold her virginity in an online auction, had to withdraw, as the winning bidder - a British businessman - was asking her to marry ... Read more...

Posted in World |

iPhone voted ‘Coolest Thing on the Planet’


July 24th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): Apple's iPhone has been voted the coolest thing on the planet.A poll of 3,000 Brits saw the iPhone just ahead of its maker Apple, which was at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

For sale: Two bottled ghosts!


March 3rd, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 3 (ANI): Spooky as it may sound, but online auction site TradeMe is putting two vials, which apparently contain spirits of ghosts exorcised from a house in New Zealand, up ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Batman’s Debut Comic Book Sells for Over $1Million!


March 1st, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dallas, Mar 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) No, it wasn't a "Batman" comic book, but it was his debut in print. In 1939, Detective Comics distributed their "Detective Comic No 27" never dreaming ... Read more...

Posted in Books |

First Superman comic fetches $1 million


February 23rd, 2010 - 11:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A rare print of the first comic book, which featured Superman, sold for $1 million on Monday. The first comic book is from a 1938 ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Ian Thorpe admits being hit by recession


February 13th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb. 13 (ANI): Australian swimming great Ian Thorpe has admitted that the recession has taken its toll on his business empire.The Olympic legend has recently suffered serious cashflow problems after ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Megan Fox’s biker leathers up for grabs


October 10th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 10 (ANI): Actress Megan Fox's sexy biker leathers that she wore in Transformers sequel are up for grabs on an auction site.The skimpy denim shorts and tanktop worn by the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Japanese PM’s 80s pop tune hot on net auction


September 8th, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 8 (ANI): A single released by Japan's future prime minister, Yukio Hatoyama, two decades ago has sparked a bidding war amongst fans at an auction site.His pop ballad single, entitled ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Son auctions off mother’s saucy snaps on Trade Me


July 6th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jul 6 (ANI): A teenager who wanted to annoy his mother is said to have posted photos of her in lacy underwear and suspenders on the auction site Trade Me.Auckland student ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Three-year-old buys $12,200 excavator on website


May 22nd, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, May 22 (DPA) Three-year-old New Zealand girl Pipi Quinlan is pretty smart on the computer - too smart for her parents, who woke up one morning to find she had bought ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

How auction site inadvertently spurred sale of fake antiques


May 5th, 2009 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) Online auction site eBay, which was launched more than a decade ago, had prompted fears that the site would spur plunder of genuine artefacts and antiques, but the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Brits will spend almost six months of their life queuing, says research.


March 26th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.26 (ANI): Over a year, the average Brit queues up for more than 67 hours or almost three days, a report in The Telegraph says.The poll of 3,000 Britons revealed the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kerry Katonas breast implants removed from eBay


March 18th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): Former Atomic Kitten member Kerry Katona has had her breast implants removed from eBay as they were unauthorized.Katona, 28, had apparently put the implants up on the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Elvis Presleys blue-and-gold jumpsuit up for grabs


March 17th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 17 (ANI): The trademark blue-and-gold jumpsuit and matching cape that King of Rock n Roll Elvis Presley wore at his 1972 concert in New York is up for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Controversial Sasha and Malia dolls selling for $3k on eBay


February 17th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 17 (ANI): Despite being pulled off from the shelves, controversial Malia and Sasha dolls are selling like hot cakes at popular auction site eBay."Marvelous Malia" and "Sweet Sasha," ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New Zealand prime minister’s arm cast auctioned


February 8th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Feb 8 (DPA) The plaster cast from New Zealand Prime Minister John Keys' right arm that broke after he fell down the stairs at a Chinese New Year celebration, fetched 18,500.10 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kids board game removed from ebay due to swastika sign on box


January 16th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 16 (ANI): A kids board game up for grabs at auction site ebay has been removed following a stir over a swastika on the box.Web bosses sent an email ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Britney Spears donates painting for charity


September 13th, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 13 (IANS) Britney Spears and her family have donated an autographed portrait of the pop star for charity, with a starting bid of $10,000 on auction site eBay. The ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Madonna is a Material Girl in name as well as deed!


August 22nd, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22 (ANI): Queen of pop Madonna is taking 100 pairs of fishnet stockings for her Sticky & Sweet tour, which kicks off tomorrow.The Material Girl is leaving no stone ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Fossilized insect auctioned on eBay is new species


August 21st, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 21 (ANI): A scientist who bought a fossilized insect on the web auction site eBay for 20 pounds has discovered that it belongs to a previously unknown species of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Nearly 70pc of Brit kids hate family outings


August 2nd, 2008 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 2 (ANI): Nearly seven in ten Brit kids hate family days out and wish that their parents had left them to themselves, suggests a new poll which has complied ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Heath Ledger’s Joker toys sell out in minutes


May 7th, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 7 (ANI): The toys, which depict late actor Heath Ledger's character of joker action figure in the upcoming Batman sequel The Dark Knight, were sold out within minutes of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kate Moss is the most eBayed star of 2007


December 26th, 2007 - 6:21 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 26 (ANI): Supermodel Kate Moss has become the most eBayed star of 2007.About 30,481 items related to the 33-year-old model were sold on the auction site eBay, with most ... Read more...

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