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Air India passengers relieved to get home, some miffed with Pakistan


July 9th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Back home after a 12-hour ordeal, some passengers of the Air India flight that made an emergency landing in Pakistan's southern Sindh province early Monday ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Akhilesh withdraws Rs.20 lakh largesse for legislators (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 4 (IANS) Faced with widespread criticism of his decision to allow legislators to buy cars worth Rs.20 lakh from the local area development (LAD) funds, Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Toongate: Mamata lashes out against professor, calls it cyber crime


May 12th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday lashed out against the professor who had been arrested last month for allegedly circulating a "cartoon" defaming her, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mamata decries ‘growing tendency’ to attack her personally


March 30th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 30 (IANS) The West Bengal assembly Friday witnessed noisy scenes over a bill that seeks to restructure the state medical council, with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee accusing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Dutch TV presenters escape prosecution for cannibalism


February 8th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Feb 8 (IANS) Two Dutch TV presenters, who had pieces of their flesh surgically removed, cooked and ate them too during a programme, have been told that they ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Drone strikes fuelling insurgency in Pakistan: Gilani


January 29th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 29 (IANS) Pakistan and the US have longstanding friendly relations, but drone strikes are only fuelling insurgency in the country, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said."In ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Gaultier’s show infuriates Winehouse’s father


January 28th, 2012 - 8:14 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) Mitch Winehouse, father of Amy Winehouse, has accused fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier of cashing in on the late singer's death by using her as ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mourinho surprised over easy win in Sevilla


December 18th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 18 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has expressed his surprise at the ease of his side's victory in Sevilla.Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat-trick as Real Madrid won ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rome takes down unpopular Christmas tree


December 7th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rome, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Officials in Rome have been forced to bring down a Christmas tree that turned out to irritate residents. Several residents including the city mayor displayed their dislike ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

US apologises for frisking Kalam in New York


November 13th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, Nov 13 (IANS) Former Indian president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam was frisked by the airport authorities in New York Sep 29, resulting in a strong Indian protest and a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Alec Baldwin and Michelle Malkin slug it out on Twitter


September 23rd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Alec Baldwin and FOX News Channel contributor Michelle Malkin clashed on Twitter following the execution of Troy Davis on Thursday. Davis who was sentenced to death ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Government underestimated Anna’s movement: Anil Shastri


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) In an indication of unease in the Congress about the handling of Anna Hazare's fast, party leader Anil Shastri said Monday the government underestimated his ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Anupam approaches film body to resolve dispute


July 29th, 2011 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) With a producer making a hue and cry over Anupam Kher's refusal to return the signing amount of "Gandhi To Hitler", the actor has now ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Zinc lozenge, the sweet pill for common cold?


July 27th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Zinc lozenges have shown promise in treating common cold by shortening its duration by 40 percent.Interest in zinc lozenges was spurred by the example of a ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Heart goes out to Mumbai blast victims: Big B


July 14th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has sympathized with the families of the victims of the serial blasts that rocked Mumbai on Wednesday, terming them a "dark ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Saif denies Kareena break-up rumour


June 19th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Actor Saif Ali Khan has denied reports that he and his girlfriend Kareena Kapoor are going through a rough patch, saying they are happy ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Police complaint against ‘Dum Maaro Dum’ makers


April 8th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 8 (IANS) The Goa State Women's Commission (GSCW) Friday filed a police complaint against the makers of Bollywood film "Dum Maaro Dum" for making derogatory remarks against ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brit student expelled over ‘dangly bits in teacher’s mug’ prank


February 20th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): A pupil in Britain has been expelled and three others have been suspended for their involvement in a sick prank - he and his friends took a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Take zinc to shake off cold


February 16th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (IANS) Take zinc to shake off a nasty cold, a review study says. The latest Cochrane Review found that people who took a zinc syrup solution or lozenge ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Videogame sparks controversy


February 9th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 9 (IANS/EFE) A videogame that will be in the stores this March, and which invites users to drive a pickup truck full of undocumented immigrants without losing any while trying ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Jim Carrey And NBC Are At The Receiving End From Hindus


January 24th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
It seems that actor Jim Carrey and NBC are at the receiving end from Jews and the Hindus for depicting the goddess of Hindus – Ganesha in bad taste. The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Goa chief minister’s criticism of cop flayed by BJP


January 17th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 17 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat's open criticism of an Indian Police Service (IPS) officer who cracked the police-politician-drug mafia nexus has triggered an outburst from police ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Discovery cancels ‘Michael Jackson’s Autopsy’ documentary


January 1st, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 1 (ANI): The broadcast of the documentary 'Michael Jackson's Autopsy: What Really Killed Michael Jackson' has been cancelled by Discovery after MJ's estate outrage.According to TMZ.com, the Discovery ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

MJ estate calls Discovery Channel’s autopsy show ‘distasteful’


December 30th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): Michael Jackson's estate has asked the Discovery Channel to cancel plans to screen a re-enactment of the late King of Pop's autopsy.In a letter to the TV ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tory councillor says unemployed Northerners should pick fruit rather than claim benefits


December 14th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A senior Conservative council chief David Shakespeare has incurred the wrath of several people including politicians with his recent remarks.Shakespeare, who is the leader of the Buckinghamshire ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Wikileaks hacktivists attack shopping web site Amazon


December 13th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec.13 (ANI): Popular shopping web site Amazon was unavailable for some time in several countries on Sunday after it reportedly was attacked by 'hacktivists' sympathetic to the whistle blowing web site ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ferdinand ‘gutted’ after England’s 2018 World Cup bid loss


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3 (ANI): England captain Rio Ferdinand says he had been gutted after his country lost to Russia in its bid to host the 2018 football World cup.Prime Minister David ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Bigg Boss 4’ Retains Primetime Slot On Television


November 24th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
 Viacom 18 Media Private Limited, the sponsors of ‘Bigg Boss 4’ challenged the petition filed by the ministry of information and broadcasting in the Bombay High Court and it was on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dhanush apologises for objectionable scenes in ‘Uthama Puthiran’


November 11th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 11 (IANS) Tamil star Dhanush has apologised for hurting the sentiments of a section of society through some scenes in his just released movie "Uthama Puthiran"."Our aim was not ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jennifer Love Hewitt steps behind the camera


November 3rd, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): Jennifer Love Hewitt is developing a romantic comedy for ABC called 'Bad Taste in Men.'The comedy, which will not necessarily feature Hewitt, follows an unlucky in love ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Movie Director Ron Howard refuses to remove gay joke from ‘The Dilemma’


November 1st, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Movie director Ron Howard maintains that the gay joke in the upcoming movie “The Dilemma” will not be removed from the movie. The joke was removed ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jessica Simpson In Love With Eric Johnson


October 20th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Actress Jessica Simpson seems to have found love once again. After suffering a divorce and a number of failed relationships, the actress has finally come across ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Fear of death, hopelessness, fist fights were rampant among trapped Chilean miners’


October 15th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15(ANI): One of the 33 rescued Chilean miners, Richard Villaroel, has painted a more complex picture of the 69-day drama than the official version which had dominated international media coverage.Villaroel ... Read more...

Posted in World |

David Paterson Spiced Up Saturday Night Live


September 27th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar, Sep 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Saturday Night Live" was back in the small screen with its 36th season, on Sep 25. The only surprise that came up amidst the "not so ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Gubbi’ - a complete entertainer (Kannada Movie Review)


September 26th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Gubbi"; Cast: Ajit, Girish, Deepak, Reema Worah, Rangayana Raghu, Bobby, Petrol Prasanna and others; Director: Vijay Producer: Anaji Nagaraj; Music Composer: Arjun; Camera: M.R. Seenu; Rating: *** and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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