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Six held for sexual assault at China water festival


August 24th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) Six people were detained Friday following an allegation of sexual assault at a water festival in China, Xinhua reported.The sexual assault allegedly took place at the ... Read more...

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Melanie Amaro releases her new single


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Melanie Amaro, who recently won the ‘X factor’, has released her new single. She is the winner of the first season of ‘X factor and she ... Read more...

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End of travel agents? More people buying vacations online


June 30th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) High street travel agents look set to become extinct because of people choosing to book their holidays online, according to a market research firm.Figures show that ... Read more...

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Finnair’s Republic Day surprise: Bollywood jig by crew


January 27th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Jan 27 (IANS) This is something an air passenger will least expect on a flight even of an Indian carrier -- a Bollywood jig by a foreign crew, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Blogging relieves teens of social anxiety


January 5th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Jan 5 (IANS) Blogging could relieve teenagers from social anxiety, improve their self-esteem and help them relate better to their friends, says a study. Maintaining a blog has ... Read more...

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Johansson hates nickname


December 18th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson detests how the paparazzi shorten her name to 'ScarJo'. She says she finds the nickname "lazy" and "bizarre".The blonde beauty has been referred ... Read more...

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Give your real name: Beijing to microbloggers


December 16th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 16 (IANS) Beijing Friday asked users of Twitter-like microblogging services to provide their real names.Beijing's government published new rules requiring users of microblogging services to provide their authentic ... Read more...

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Location-sharing startup joins Facebook


December 6th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Dec 6 (IANS) Facebook and location-sharing startup Gowalla announced Monday that Gowalla's founders as well as several team members will join Facebook and move to the social ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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 |

Small feet, big steps: Children honoured on their day


November 14th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Becoming an artist may not be an unusual dream for a 9-year-old, but for Bikram Bhattarai from Sikkim, it's an extraordinary achievement. One of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Reporters held at Wall St. protests: Rights group


October 14th, 2011 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Oct 14 (IANS/EFE) Police in New York have arrested and attacked journalists covering the Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protests, Reporters Without Borders said Thursday.Authorities' "often violent response" to the ... Read more...

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Medvedev moves to limit media responsibility


June 2nd, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has instructed the country's communications ministry to prepare proposals restricting the responsibility of online media outlets for their readers' comments.Medvedev, who ... Read more...

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Facebook admits Google smear campaign


May 13th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Social networking giant Facebook has admitted it hired a public relations agency to encourage investigations into rival Google's operations, Facebook's press service said ... Read more...

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Anti-Palin movement brands her “unintelligent” to head Oval Office


April 26th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 26 (ANI): A self-styled anti-Palin movement, whose members span across the globe, has revealed some facts about former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin her family and allies, including claims that ... Read more...

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Huffington Post sued by unpaid bloggers


April 13th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 13 (IANS/EFE) The Huffington Post is being sued for $105 million on behalf of the roughly 9,000 bloggers who have contributed content to the website, which was ... Read more...

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Freelance journalist sues Huffington Post for unpaid blog use


April 13th, 2011 - 8:28 am ICT by ANI
New York, Apr. 13 (ANI): A freelance journalist has sued The Huffington Post for not paying bloggers for the value they created for the website, which America On Line (AOL) bought for ... Read more...

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Madonna hits back at reports of probe into Kabbalah or Raising Malawi


April 6th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 6 (ANI): Queen of Pop Madonna has dismissed reports that the Kabbalah Centre and her charity, Raising Malawi, were being probed by authorities."In recent days a number ... Read more...

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Twitter elite tweet the most


March 29th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Just 20,000 "elite users" put out most tweets though there are over 200 million registered accounts, a study has found.The Telegraph reported Tuesday that 50 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Fergie’s Tight Clothes Makes Her Look Pregnant


February 7th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fergie, from the Black Eyes Peas, made a spectacular performance as she hit the stage during the half time of the super bowl. Although she was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Anderson Silva Beats Vitor Belfort In Round 1


February 6th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Las Vegas, Feb 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) At the UFC 126 last night, Brazilian mixed martial artist Anderson Silva's front kick stopped his opponent Vitor Belfort at 3:25 of round 1 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Popular Chinese blogger’s magazine shuts down


December 28th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 28 (IANS) The editing team of Party, a magazine started by popular Chinese novelist and blogger Han Han, has been dismissed before the release of its second issue.The editing ... Read more...

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‘Old’ LOL, BRB are now PML, BFN for net chatters


December 19th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 19 (ANI): Internet vernacular has changed and it's no longer cool to write LOL (laugh out loud) - the new acronym is PML (p*** myself laughing).And no one still ... Read more...

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Christina Aguilera’s Semi-Nude Photos Leaked


December 9th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It looks like Christina Aguilera hates being out of the news for too long. The star who recently ventured into acting and dancing in her debut ... Read more...

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Donna D’Errico Feels TSA Singled Her Out For Full Body Scan


December 9th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Baywatch hottie Donna D'Errico has claimed that the TSA singled her out for a full body scan. She has also added that it is her personal ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Users Restless As Tumblr Remains Down For Hours


December 6th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tumblr has been down for hours now and it looks like the users are not liking it anymore. The micro-blogging platform took to Twitter to address ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Justin Bieber’s New Hairstyle Sparks Haircut Rumors


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:59 am ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It looks like Justin Bieber does not need a strong reason to make headlines. Not many artists can boast of a popularity where a mere change ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Thanksgiving Dilemma Numero Uno: How Long To Cook A Turkey


November 25th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Though scrambling the web at the last moment for turkey recipes might not be the most fun thing to do on Thanksgiving, the web has been ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

DWTS Results: Jennifer Grey And Derek Hough Bag The Mirrorball Trophy


November 24th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 'Dancing With The Stars' finale saw the crowning of the celeb who never thought that she would make it so far in the competition. 'Dirty ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

A Caribbean Cruise And Diamond Encrusted Watch Among Oprah Winfrey’s Favorite Things


November 21st, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For all those who found it hard to sit at home and watch Oprah Winfrey give away some serious goodies to the lucky studio audience, the ... Read more...

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Jimmy Kimmel Celebrates “National Unfriend Day”


November 18th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was a somewhat bizarre move by American television host and comedian Jimmy Kimmel as he said two weeks ago on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" to mark ... Read more...

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Reba McEntire Sings Beyonce Knowles Hit ‘If I Were A Boy’ At The CMA Awards


November 11th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The CMA Awards 2010 held some big surprises for fans and added to the star power was the hilarious digs by the hosts Brad Paisley and ... Read more...

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Jon Snow Hits Out At Viewers In ‘Poppy Fascism’ Row


November 4th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Well known TV newsreader Jon Snow has hit out at the fans who criticized him for not wearing the emblem before Remembrance Day. The TV personality ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Stephen Fry’s Comment On Women Irks Many


November 3rd, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Author Stephen Fry has found himself to be the target of the media and several female bloggers after his recent interview where he said that women ... Read more...

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New Search Engine Blekko To Compete With Stalwarts


November 1st, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new search engine, called Blekko, that promises to make web search easier for the users was launched today. Though the name has popped up on ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

GOP candidate sorry for comparing gay marriage to marrying a dog


October 31st, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Wisconsin (US), Oct. 31 (ANI): Republican candidate for lieutenant governor in Wisconsin Rebecca Kleefisch has apologized for the anti-gay comments she had made earlier this year.It may be recalled that she compared ... Read more...

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