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French embassies face closure over prophet’s cartoon


September 20th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France will close several of its embassies and schools around the world amid concerns of a backlash after a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad appeared ... Read more...

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Zac Efron not bothered by gay rumours


September 11th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Actor Zac Efron refuses to be bothered about the rumours that he is gay.The 24-year-old, who has previously dated Vanessa Hudgens and Lily Collins, is ... Read more...

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Special Guwahati-Bangalore train to run Sep 1


August 29th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 29 (IANS) A special train from Guwahati to Bangalore will run Sep 1 to help people from the northeast return to their places of study or work in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Assam asks railway to help people go back


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 22 (IANS) Assam has asked Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) to arrange special trains to allow northeastern people who had fled other states fearing attacks to return, said an ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Muslims tell northeast people to remain in Bangalore


August 16th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 16 (IANS) Muslim leaders and Islamic organisations Thursday appealed to the northeast people, especially students, to remain in Bangalore and not to believe in rumours that they would ... Read more...

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India’s liberalisation through middle class eyes (Book Review)


August 13th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Book: "The Liberals", Author: Hindol Sengupta; Publisher: Harper Collins India; Pages: 309; Price: Rs.350The middle class will decide the course of liberalisation in India which will become more micro-level in search ... Read more...

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Om Puri’s role in ‘Chakravyuh’ similar to Kobad Ghandy


August 11th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha's new movie "Chakravyuh", which explores the Maoist insurgency, will see Om Puri playing a character similar to Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy. The veteran ... Read more...

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Stewart walks out of new movie?


August 11th, 2012 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 11 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart has reportedly quit from director Nick Cassavetes' new romantic drama "Cali" opposite actor Alex Pettyfer.Reports suggest Amber Heard is being considered as ... Read more...

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Rahul can be PM if he brings black money back: Ramdev


July 18th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi could become prime minister if he brought black money stashed abroad in billions of rupees, yoga guru Baba Ramdev said ... Read more...

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Lata Mangeshkar joins Javed Akhtar’s fight for copyright


May 20th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Bollywood's Nightingale Lata Mangeshkar says she is totally with Javed Akhtar in his fight to secure royalty rights for singers and lyricists."I'm a 110 percent with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Year after Osama, world still unsafe


May 1st, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) A year after Osama bin Laden was hunted down and killed at his safehouse in Pakistan's military town of Abbottabad by elite American forces, ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda determined to make ‘new history’: report


April 30th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 30 (IANS) A dead Osama bin Laden is as dangerous as a living one, senior Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir has written a year after the killing of the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘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...

Posted in Entertainment |

Wikipedia entries full of factual errors, says researcher


April 18th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 18 (IANS) Sixty percent of Wikipedia articles about companies contain factual errors, according to a new research, which warned people not to rely on the website for accurate ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Facebook buys Instagram for $1 bn (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) Facebook is purchasing Instagram, the very popular photo sharing company, for $1 billion in a combination of cash and stock, the social networking giant's founder ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Book advising ways to beat wife sparks outrage


March 25th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) An Islamic marriage guide advising men on 'the best ways' to beat their wives has sparked outrage in Britain, especially among moderate Muslims who say that ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Seven killed in Afghan clashes against Quran burning


February 24th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 23 (IANS) Seven people were killed in Afghanistan in continuing clashes between Afghan security forces and protesters over the burning of the Quran by US soldiers, the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

KFI suspends John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou


February 17th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) KFI has suspended John Kobylt and Ken Chiampou for some unpalatable comments that they made about late singer Whitney Houston. The pair hosts a popular radio ... Read more...

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No more big-budget films from George Lucas


January 20th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Filmmaker George Lucas is upset how Hollywood studios refused to fund his latest movie "Red Tails", and says he is retiring from making big-budget films.He feels ... Read more...

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Mexican comic blasted for joke about fire victims


January 18th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 18 (IANS/EFE) Mexicans went to Twitter and other social networks with demands that a comic lose his job as a television clown after he joked about the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Why blame only Laxman, asks Gambhir


January 17th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 17 (IANS) India's opening batsman Gautam Gambhir Tuesday said it was unfair to single out veteran batsman V.V.S. Laxman and admitted that the whole team has let ... Read more...

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Kathy Griffin slams Kim Kardashians’ marriage & divorce saga


December 22nd, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was always coming when Kim Kardashian filed for divorce just 72 days after getting married. In a new standup comedy, Griffin chose to call the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sanjay Gupta gets nod for character names in ‘…Wadala’


December 21st, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 21 (IANS) Director Sanjay Gupta says he has recieved permission to name the characters in his film "Shootout At Wadala" after the real-life policemen involved in the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Judge refuses to jail man for downloading child porn


November 24th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) A judge in Britain provoked outrage for sparing a man who downloaded hundreds of child pornography pictures of a jail term, stating that such a punishment ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Michael Buble mocks Kim Kardashian


November 15th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael Buble mocked reality star Kim Kardashian over the weekend during a performance at New York. The singer faked inviting Kim on stage only to tell ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kim Kardashian & Kris Humphries have a crisis meeting


November 7th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kim Kardashian seems to be having two thoughts about ending her marriage. The 31-year-old television reality star filed for divorce last week after only 72 days ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Children without water, milk inside Kudankulam complex


October 15th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) "We are under house arrest, without drinking water and even milk for children. Our stock of provisions is running out and we do not have vegetables," ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

When so many lives changed - forever (Ten years after 9/11)


September 8th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) It began as a "clear, beautiful morning" and ended up as the longest day of her life. Rashi Shyam still shudders as she recalls the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fight terror without blame: rights groups on 9/11 anniversary


September 1st, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (IANS) Ahead of the tenth anniversary of 9/11, more than 70 Muslim, Jewish and South Asian groups have underlined the critical importance of combating terrorism without casting ... Read more...

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South Asian playwright revisits 9/11


August 14th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) A Chinese-Pakistani family's loss from the Sep 11, 2001 terror attacks and the backlash they endure is the theme of a play by a South Asian ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Labeouf wishes to be diplomatic like Clooney


June 29th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Actor Shia Labeouf says he wants to be diplomatic like George Clooney when it comes to public interaction.The actor, who has found himself in trouble a ... Read more...

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95 percent Indians support Osama’s killing, shows survey


June 15th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) An overwhelming 95 percent Indian respondents said they supported the US killing of Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, a survey said Wednesday.The figure was identical for ... Read more...

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Pakistan enveloped by national depression, says Imran


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) A "national depression" has gripped Pakistan following the killing of Osama bin Laden in an American strike that kept out the Pakistanis, politician Imran Khan ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Osama’s killing would help the world combat militancy: Salman Khurshid


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 2 (ANI): Describing Osama bin Laden's killing as a historic step, Union Minority Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Monday said the elimination of the Al-Qaeda leader would help governments ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Britney’s son’s name Jayden tops list of most hated names in America


April 30th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 30 (ANI): An informal study on the most hated names has revealed that Jayden, which happens to be the name of Britney Spears' youngest son, is the most hated ... Read more...

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