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‘Detaining Chinese blogger for mocking officials unlawful’


June 29th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) In a case of justice delayed being justice denied, a Chinese blogger detained for a year after mocking a top officials' alleged interference in judicial procedure ... Read more...

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Delhi bloggers meet offline to discuss issues, gadgets


June 11th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The air was abuzz with tech talk as more than 250 bloggers came together Sunday for the IndiBlogger meet in the capital.They shared Twitter ... Read more...

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Avoid link-ups, says Bipasha (Movie Snippets)


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Bipasha Basu is upset at incessant rumours surrounding her relationship status. She wants the speculation to stop, and says just because she is a fun-loving ... Read more...

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iPads could replace books in China school


April 3rd, 2012 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 3 (IANS) Students in a Chinese school may soon carry iPads instead of books to their classrooms as the management is planning to allow the use of the ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants website filtering system


March 16th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) Pakistan is looking at having a website filtering system, a move that has come in for criticism from bloggers.Information Communication Technology Research and Development Fund has ... Read more...

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Man jumps off Metro overpass in China


February 6th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 6 (IANS) A man in China stunned many people Monday when he jumped off a Metro station overpass amid rain, following a quarrel with his girlfriend, but soon ... Read more...

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Meghan McCain unhappy with Callista Gingrich


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Dec 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The race to become the next presidential candidate of the GOP is getting hotter as each day pass. Newt Gingrich, whose remarkable recovery in the polls shocked ... Read more...

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China to lay bare birth control at museum


December 19th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 19 (IANS) China, which has the world's largest population of over 1.3 billion, would soon come up with a museum-cum-theme park that tells the story of contraception in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

H&M defends ‘Girl with Dragon Tattoo’ fashion line


December 15th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) H&M’s Girl with Dragon Tattoo collection has been accused of glamorizing rape. British blogger and journalist Natalie Karneef spoke about the clothing line on her recent blog ... Read more...

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Experts debate over the judgment in the Crystal Cox case


December 8th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Portland, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Experts say the ruling of a Portland judge that bloggers are not journalists may have far reaching implications on all those who write on the Internet.Crystal ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Obscene tweet posted on Medvedev’s Twitter account


December 8th, 2011 - 4:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An obscene re-tweet was posted briefly on Russian President Dmitry Medvedev's official Twitter account, the Kremlin said, blaming the incident on "interference" by a technical ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Blogger Razan Ghazzawi arrested


December 5th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Amman, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Syrian government has arrested a blogger in connection with the current uprising in the country. Razan GHazzawi blogged under her real name and is seen as ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Hazare to shut down his blog


November 5th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 5 (IANS) Anna Hazare Saturday announced that he had decided to shut down his blog and only those statements bearing his signature should be considered authentic."I have ... Read more...

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At 69, Amitabh logs on to his fan base


October 10th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Superstar, megastar, star of the millennium...Amitabh Bachchan has been given many epithets in his four-decade long career in Bollywood. And the actor, who turns ... Read more...

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Hazare turns blogger; joins Facebook, Twitter


September 29th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 29 (IANS) Anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare seems set to take the virtual world by storm. He Thursday became a blogger and even joined social networking sites Facebook ... Read more...

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Russian boxer to go in search of yeti


September 15th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former boxing heavyweight world champion Nikolai Valuev will travel to Russia's Siberia region to try to find the yeti and "talk to him about life", ... Read more...

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Work behind every Indian garment is unique: Filipino fashion blogger


August 22nd, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Filipino blogger Bryan Grey Yambao began tapping away at the keyboard from the age of 17 to express his views on global fashion and has ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Rights group urges Vietnam to release jailed blogger


August 11th, 2011 - 2:14 am ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- Amnesty International on Wednesday urged Vietnamese authorities to release a French-Vietnamese blogger who has been sentenced to three years in prison on charges of subversion.Professor Pham Minh Hoang, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

London riots: Restaurant protects diners with rolling pins


August 9th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) When rioters struck at an upmarket restaurant here, they met with unexpected resistance from the staff who ran out with "rolling pins, fry baskets, and other ... Read more...

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Nepali blogger uses Everest to unleash cyber mayhem


July 20th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 20 (IANS) A Nepali blogger, who claims to be based in Massachusetts has unleashed cyber mayhem in the name of Mt Everest, with the victims including Nepal's prime ... Read more...

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Porn blogger in China gets jail term


June 30th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 30 (IANS) A man in China who blogged about his sexual experiences with prostitutes has been sentenced to a year in prison, a media report said Thursday.Lin Chenglong, ... Read more...

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Myleene Klass supports ‘Save the Children’ campaign


June 10th, 2011 - 2:06 am ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Singer Myleene Klass supports 'Save the Children' campaign which aims to provide vaccinations to four million kids against potentially deadly diseases.Klass has also asked fans to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Big B misses personal touch of hand written notes, letters


June 7th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan may be an avid blogger and in tune with latest technological advancements -- yet the megastar misses the charm of hand-written notes ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Card with a message: Nidhi Kaila’s mission for the blind


May 25th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) She is an IIM-Kolkata alumnus, a devoted mother, a working woman and an avid blogger. But Nidhi Kaila still finds time for a cause close ... Read more...

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Fashion stylist wins best Australian blog award


May 11th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 11 (IANS) An Australian woman, working as a personal fashion stylist, has pipped nearly 600 contestants to be crowned the country's best blogger.Former journalist Nikki Parkinson's blog "Styling ... Read more...

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Rooney furious over rival fans’ sick Twitter taunts about son Kai


May 4th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney was reportedly furious after rival supporters questioned whether he was his son's dad.The England star has only recently signed up to the ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM’s wife doesn’t like his tweeting habits


May 1st, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 1 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak says his wife Rosmah Mansor gets irritated with his late night tweeting.An avid blogger, Najib told his "Facebook ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Blogger ‘ready to meet FBI over celebrity nude photo hacker’


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): The Parisian blogger, who is reportedly under the FBI scanner for publishing celebrities' nude photos obtained illegally by a ring of hackers, has agreed to meet and ... Read more...

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Celeb nude photo blogger goes underground


March 19th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): The Parisian blogger, 'DeepAtSea', accused of publishing titillating photos of nude celebrities that he illegally obtained by ring of hackers, has shut down his site and deleted ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Malaysian PM hosts those who follow him on Twitter


February 21st, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 21 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak, who is a regular blogger, played host to over 600 people from among thousands who follow him on Twitter ... Read more...

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Egyptian man names daughter Facebook to mark revolt


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) An Egyptian man has named his new daughter Facebook to mark his country's recent revolution.Jamal Ibrahim, who is in his 20s, named his daughter after the social ... Read more...

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Egypt man names daughter ‘Facebook’ to mark country’s revolution!


February 21st, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): An Egyptian man has named his baby daughter 'Facebook' to commemorate the part the social network played in revolution.According to the newspaper Al-Ahram, Jamal Ibrahim was so ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Deletion of Lenin’s statue from Ukraine’s ‘2012 Euro Cup promo video’ outrages supporters


February 18th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): The deletion of the 30 feet statue of Marxist revolutionary Vladimir Lenin from a 90-second promotional video advertising Ukraine's heritage for the 2012 European Football Championship has outraged ... Read more...

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Rastamouse sparks complaints of racism and teaching bad language


February 13th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): He is an animated reggae-singing mouse that has become a hit for the BBC, entertaining kids with his attempts to fight crime and spread love and respect.However, Rastamouse ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Have Jennifer Aniston and Angelina Jolie put the past behind them?


February 11th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): Jennifer Aniston and Angelina Jolie have been at war for years, but it seems they have put the past behind them.Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton has revealed that ... Read more...

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