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Scientists salvage humble bread’s reputation

September 14th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Scientists have rubbished decades of bad publicity directed at the humble bread for allegedly causing a host of complaints such as fatigue, stomach ache, bloating and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Cholesterol shows promise in fighting cancer

April 23rd, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 23 (IANS) Researchers at Simon Fraser University have concluded that cholesterol may have a few good qualities like slowing or halting cancer cell growth, after all the bad ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Red meat combats depression among women

March 21st, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 21 (IANS) Despite bad publicity, eating red meat in moderation actually combats depression and anxiety among women, a study reveals.Felice Jacka, associate professor from Deakin's University Barwon Psychiatric ... Read more...

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Bihar’s new tool to fight corruption - YouTube

August 26th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 26 (IANS) Bihar, for years a metaphor for backwardness, will now harness modern communiction tools to nail corruption. It will expose officials seeking bribes in welfare schemes ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Malaysian PM disapproves of protests by ethnic Indian group

February 28th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 28 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has criticised a banned organisation of Indians whose supporters courted arrest to demand withdrawal of a school book they say ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indiana Eatery Pulls Billboards With Jonestown Cult References

February 23rd, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Hacienda restaurant in northern Indiana has agreed to take down their billboard ads which refer to the horrible massacre of the Jim Jones following in “Jonestown” with ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Zimbabwe not scared of facing No.1 Australian team

February 19th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Feb 19 (ANI): Full with confidence ahead of their first match of the World Cup againt defending champions, the Zimbabwean team has said that they are not afraid of the Australian ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Ready: Will The Impact Of The Wedding Hype Of Salman Khan And Asin Remain For Long?

December 27th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
is surely ruffling a lot of feathers much before its release. After having shot quite a lot of the movie in Sri Lanka and getting noticed due to the fact ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kardashians cut ties with prepaid debit card

November 30th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 30 (ANI): Kim Kardashian and her sisters have cut their association with a prepaid debit card after it was railed by government officials and consumer advocates for high fees.In ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

When the PM’s silence spoke volumes (Capital Buzz)

October 3rd, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) At a Rashtrapati Bhavan event, Sports Minister M S Gill remonstrated to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh about how, contrary to the "negative media campaign", chefs ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US struggling to counter Taliban propaganda

October 2nd, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Oct. 2 (ANI): The U.S.-led coalition is finding itself on the defensive in the media war against the Taliban.American officials and Afghan analysts say the Taliban has become adept ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scots more than satisfied with Commonwealth Games preparations

October 1st, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 1 (ANI): After the avalanche of bad publicity related to the XIXth Commonwealth Games, which nearly buried Delhi last week, the mood has taken a decisive swing in a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tourism industry hopes for best as tar invades Goa beaches

September 1st, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 1 (IANS) The tourism industry in Goa has its fingers crossed for the forthcoming season as wave after wave of messy tar balls have begun invading the state's beaches, covering ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Ex-Nepal king’s son-in-law ready to mediate with Manmohan

August 19th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 19 (IANS) Undeterred by the bad publicity that dogged him after being arrested by police for disorderly conduct in a night club after closing hours, Nepal's deposed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘No hesitation’ in signing Bingle as face of summer swimwear: Speedo

August 8th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 08 (ANI): Swimwear manufacturer Speedo has said that it is not hesitating in signing Lara Bingle as face of summer swimwear.Speedo officials, while launching its Beach Summer 2010 ad campaign, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rooney set for Ferguson’s “hairdryer” treatment over eight-hour bender

August 3rd, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 3(ANI): Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is set to face the trademark "hairdryer" treatment from manager Sir Alex Ferguson after being snapped smoking during a nightlong bender on Sunday.Rooney, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |


May 21st, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Ever since it wrapped up filming, Prakash Jha's political drama Rajneeti has been attracting a lot of controversy, whether it was for "plagiarizing" KKR"s film ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Toyota Minivan Rap Song ‘Swagger Wagon’ Video Goes Viral!

May 18th, 2010 - 12:25 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an effort perhaps to come back from all the negativity which now surrounds the "Toyota" name, the car manufacturer has targeted the "family" audience, namely those who ... Read more...

Posted in Videos |

Srinagar’s sanitation may be outsourced

May 13th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 13 (IANS) Shaken by the union urban development ministry rating Srinagar as "the fourth dirtiest city in the country", the authorities here are considering outsourcing sanitation services in the city. The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Jesse James’ mistress Michelle McGee to dance topless at Las Vegas club

April 19th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 19 (ANI): The mistress of Sandra Bullock's husband Jesse James is reportedly cashing in on her notoriety with a topless appearance at the Deja Vu Showgirls club in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

After controversies, ‘Dam 999″ heads to Dubai

April 17th, 2010 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 17 (IANS) "Dam 999", a $10-million-film project boasting of an Indian and Hollywood cast, had its share of bad publicity while shooting in Kerala. But with the initial India leg ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Indonesia, Israel and India rated least favourable by Australians

April 12th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 12 (ANI): Australians have rated Indonesia, Israel and India as least favourable in a poll testing attitudes of 10 countries.Australians rated New Zealand, Britain and Germany as top three countries, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ed Miliband becomes latest victim of ‘Twitterjacking’ scam

February 27th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27 (ANI): British Labour politician Ed Miliband has become the latest victim to have his Twitter account hacked by wrongdoers who are bent on embarrassing politicians.The 'Twitterjacking' scam has caught ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Blackwater accused of charging US government for payments to prostitute

February 12th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12(ANI): Troubled American private security company Blackwater is in the midst of a fresh controversy after two former employees accused it of repeatedly billing the U.S. Government for excessive or ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Alexandra Burke has no problem with bad publicity

January 14th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) English singer Alexandra Burke never worries about negative press as she believes that this is something she has to live with. "I had some negative press and I had ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Alexandra Burke unfazed by bad press

January 14th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Alexandra Burke has said that she doesn't mind being the target of negative press, because for her there is no such thing as bad publicity.The 'Bad Boys' star ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kerry Katona blasts Jordan for reuniting with Alex Reid

January 5th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Kerry Katona has criticised her former pal Katie Price a.k.a. Jordan for reuniting with cage fighter lover Alex Reid.Troubled reality star Kerry, 29, laid into the glamour model, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Charlie Sheen To Attend Rehab Following Arrest

December 29th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri, Dec.29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Charlie Sheen episode is surely not looking like it is going to die down anytime soon, with all the hoopla surrounding it presently. Now it is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

2009’s ‘bad’ parents: David Hasselhoff, Courtney Love

December 23rd, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 23 (ANI): David Hasselhoff, Courtney Love and Jon Gosselin have apparently topped the 2009 list of bad parents.While Hasselhoff's alleged drinking binge ruined his family's Thanksgiving weekend, Richard ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tiger Woods hits record low in popularity poll

December 16th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 16 (ANI): Tiger Woods' popularity is on a downward spiral, and a new poll has shown how golf's one-time king of the hill is languishing under a mountain ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

After bad publicity, government removes cops from Gateway of India

November 19th, 2009 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Embarrassed after the criticism from various quarters, the Maharashtra government Thursday evening shifted a platoon of police - entrusted with guarding the Hotel Taj Mahal Palace & Tower ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Ismail’s great achievement from BB3

November 7th, 2009 - 10:58 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Since Bigg Boss 3 has started experiencing its eliminations, the house is being vacant day by day. As we all know that for this week Ismail Darbar is out of the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Farmville Introduces Mystery Box

October 21st, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct. 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Zynga, the developer of 'Farmville' has added a new feature to the famous video game. 'Mystery Boxes' [as they are being called] are raising a new ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Balloon Boy hoax, charges likely

October 19th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Fort Colorado, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Publicity hungry Richard Heene tried a Balloon publicity stunt to get some cheap publicity, TV interviews and other cheap thrills but all this didn’t last ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Polanski completing ‘The Ghost’ in jail, says pal

October 14th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 14 (ANI): Incarcerated filmmaker Roman Polanski is completing his latest movie The Ghost in jail, his friend Robert Harris has revealed.The 76-year-old has been behind bars in Zurich, Switzerland since ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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