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Don’t give up on India: Bush team officials


September 21st, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) Two former Bush administration officials have made a forceful plea to US policymakers not to give up on India amid its "political dysfunction and slowing economic ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Jessie J an inspiration for Britons, says Picton


July 28th, 2012 - 6:52 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Welsh singer-songwriter Jay James Picton thinks pop star Jessie J is an inspiration to British artistes."She's amazing. I'm very rarely complementary towards certain artistes, but Jessie ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

London Olympics: Betting houses offer odds on diverse things


July 27th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a chance for those who want to bet at the London Olympics to place their bets. Betting houses situated in London are going to offer ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Woman dies after wine drinking bet


July 19th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 19 (IANS) A Chinese woman died of ethanol poisoning after she drank a full bottle of strong rice wine following a 100 yuan ($15) bet with her colleagues, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Eddie Murphy and Rocsi Diaz deny relationship


July 16th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) BET’s 106 & Park host Rocsi Diaz has poured cold water on the hot rumor that she is in a relationship with Hollywood comedian Eddie Murphy. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

When Ram kissed Ronit on stage (With Images)


June 29th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Actors Ram Kapoor and Ronit Roy enjoyed a little bit of 'dostana' act on stage when they came together to host the Indian Telly Awards.Both the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Conditioning brain could curb impulsiveness’


June 15th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) Conditioning your brain to curb impulsiveness could open the way to treat addiction to gambling, drugs or alcohol as well as impulse-control disorders such ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Serie A defender arrested over match-fixing suspicion


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 3 (IANS) Defender Andrea Masiello of Italian Serie A football club Atalanta has been arrested for alleged involvement in a match-fixing scandal.In addition to Masiello, who was a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Caroline Wozniacki and Rory McIlroy have a junk food bet


February 27th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tennis star Caroline Wozniacki and golfer partner Rory McIlroy has entered into an unusual bet. Wozniacki revealed the bet to reporters during a press interaction. She ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Carl Froch Ruben admits to prolonging a title fight


February 20th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British boxer Carl Froch has become the subject of investigation by British authorities after he admitted prolonging a bout because of a bet. The former WBC Super ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Jennifer Hudson pays tribute to Whitney Houston


February 13th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The theme for the Grammy Awards was completely changed on Sunday following the death of Whitney Houston last Saturday. The producers had no option than to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

As BJP flounders, Congress searches for winning formula (Karnataka Newsletter)


February 5th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 5 (IANS) Battered by scandals, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) may be in poor shape in Karnataka, but the Congress seems to be clueless on a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

50 cent will tweet nude photo if Giants lose the Super Bowl


January 27th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Super Bowl has always been a special moment on the American calendar each year but this year’s event has something more. The New York Giants ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Will-Kate baby in 2012? Bet on it, Bob


December 30th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) Bookmakers are betting more than 30,000 pounds (around $46,000) on whether Prince William and his wife Kate would have a baby next year.William Hill are ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Citigroup to pay $285 mn to settle fraud charges


October 20th, 2011 - 3:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) Citigroup has agreed to pay $285 million to settle charges for misleading investors about a $1 billion collateralized debt obligation (CDO), the US Securities and Exchange ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Eminem’s memory loss woes


October 19th, 2011 - 6:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 19 (IANS) Rapper Eminem suffered massive memory loss because of his five-year battle with prescription drugs.The "Love The way You Lie" rapper struggled with a raging addiction to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US bets on India, says Pakistan’s a problem in Afghanistan


October 13th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 13 (IANS) The US said that India will be the linchpin of it new vision of an economically integrated and politically stable South and Central Asia and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

A baby who shares birthday with parents


September 11th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) A couple in Britain have been blessed with a baby boy who shares their common birthday, making it a probability of 133,225 to 1.Oliver was born ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Sneijder could play as forward: Inter coach


September 11th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Sep 11 (IANS) Inter Milan's head coach Gian Piero Gasperini confirmed Saturday that star footballer Wesley Sneijder could play as a forward in the new season."I see Sneijder as ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kanye West falls onstage in Norway


August 12th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oslo, Norway, Aug 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rapper Kanye West fell on stage during a performance in Norway. The singer was entertaining fans during a concert in Bergen when he fell. It took ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

British schoolboy kills ex-girlfriend over free-breakfast bet


July 28th, 2011 - 9:45 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) A schoolboy in Britain is facing life sentence for murdering his former girlfriend over a bet for a free breakfast.Sixteen-year-old Joshua Davies was promised a full-cooked ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Jennifer Lopez has wardrobe malfunction on German TV show


June 20th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Majorca, Spain, June 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jennifer Lopez’s breast was exposed when her dress accidentally slipped when she was appearing on the hit German television show "Wetten Dass...?"The show is one of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rihanna defends her ‘Man Down’ video


June 2nd, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The music video of Rihanna’s song “Man Down” was premiered on BET last Tuesday. Just days after the video was released, some parents have slammed the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

A one-pound bet that won over 350,000 pounds


May 19th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) A man in Britain placed a one-pound bet and won a mind-boggling 353,000 pounds, a media report said.Bookies William Hill said the man bagged 353,000 pounds ... Read more...

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The bet’s on - Kate to wear Queen’s diamond tiara


April 26th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) A gambler has placed a bet on Kate Middleton wearing the Queen's over 90-year-old diamond tiara at her wedding with Prince William, a media report ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Some bugs doze off to outwit antibiotics


April 26th, 2011 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Some bacteria go off to "sleep" to prevent themselves from being attacked by antibiotics which can fight only those bugs which are metabolically active.A new research, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Punter bets on Kate ‘borrowing Queen’s diamond tiara’ for royal nuptials


April 26th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
It all began, when a middle-aged woman tried to lay a 6,000 pounds cash wager on the tiaramystery, at Ladbrokes in Ascot, Berks.However, the manager at Ladbrokes objected since he was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mistrust a feature of cricket betting industry, especially when it involves Indo-Pak matches: Speed


April 22nd, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr. 22 (ANI): Former International Cricket Council (ICC) CEO Malcolm Speed has said in his book that mistrust is a key feature of the cricket betting industry, particularly when it comes ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Meet the UK mum who welcomed her 3 kids at the same time - 7.43


April 8th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 08 (ANI): It looks like pregnancy has always gone like clockwork for a mother in UK as all her three children were born exactly at the same time - 7.43.Experts ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Suspects arrested in DJ Megatron killing case


April 7th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Staten Island, April 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Staten Island police have arrested two people in connection with the killing of DJ Megatron. It may be recalled that Megratron was gunned down near ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Two held for cricket betting


March 30th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) A cricket betting syndicate was busted here with the arrest of two men who were accepting bets on Tuesday's World Cup semifinal match between New ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

When Aniston rejected Kutcher’s date offer


March 28th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 28 (IANS) Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher says hew was disappointed when Jennifer Aniston refused to go on a date with him.In an interview on The Graham ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Chris Brown apologizes for ABC meltdown


March 25th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 25 (ANI): Chris Brown has apologized for his behavior at ABC's studios.The singer made his apology on the BET talk show 106 and Park.Brown maintained that he became ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cricket betting racket busted, one held in Chandigarh


March 7th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 7 (IANS) Police Monday claimed to have busted a cricket betting racket and arrested a man here while he was accepting bets for the India-Ireland World Cup match.Pawan ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Oz minister treats bet claims involving Australian team with caution


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 2 (ANI): Australia's Sports Minister Mark Arbib has asked to treat with caution reports about a betting probe into the Australian cricket team's slow start in a World Cup match. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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