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Rich Chinese woman seeks love on the street


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) A young Chinese woman, who owns a villa, a luxury car and has a hefty pay package, is looking for love on the streets of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Prince Harry parties with J-Lo


August 21st, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Las Vegas, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prince Harry decided that in his vacation he won’t carry on the bodyguards instead he would come along with his valuable friends whereby he was surprised ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Seven killed in Iraq attacks


August 6th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Aug 6 (IANS) At least seven people were killed in gunfire and bomb attacks in northern and central Iraq, the police said Sunday.In Iraq's Nineveh province, gunmen attacked a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Afghan police officer, two guards killed in bomb blast


August 1st, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 1 (IANS) A senior police official in Afghanistan's Helmand province was killed along with his two bodyguards Wednesday when a roadside bomb struck his vehicle, Xinhua reported.Shah ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Presidential changeover with ‘hazar salam’, buggy ride


July 21st, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) It will be an event high on protocol and ceremony whose finer details were worked at a dress rehearsal Saturday.The kinks were ironed out ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Afghan education minister survives assassination bid


July 15th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 15 (IANS/WAM) A day after an Afghan lawmaker was killed in a suicide blast, Higher Education Minister Obaidullah Obaid survived an assassination attempt Sunday after a bomb targeted ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rihanna’s bodyguard scuffled with paparazzo?


June 27th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Rihanna's bodyguard was reportedly embroiled in a scuffle with a photographer after he tried to get too close to the singer.The photographer came very close ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Three-day mourning in Kenya after chopper crash


June 11th, 2012 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
Nairobi, June 11 (IANS) Kenyan president Mwai Kibaki has declared three-day national mourning which begins Monday onwards, following a helicopter crash near the capital Nairobi in which a minister, his ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brangelina splurge 3,000 pounds at curry house


June 8th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Hollywood couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie reportedly treated close friends and two of their bodyguards to a feast, spending over 3,000 pounds at a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

SRK might be banned from entering Wankhede


May 17th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Bollywood star and Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders co-owner Shah Rukh Khan is likely to face a lifetime ban on entering the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Karbi militant chief believed killed


May 7th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, May 7 (IANS) A mutilated body believed to be that of Blain Hanse, commander-in-chief of the banned outfit Karbi Peoples' Liberation Tigers (KPLT), was recovered in central Assam's Karbi ... Read more...

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Menon returns home, Chhattisgarh denies deal with Maoists (Second Lead)


May 4th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Sukma/New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Thirteen days after he was kidnapped by Maoists, District Collector Alex Paul Menon was received at home in Sukma by his joyous and relieved family ... Read more...

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Menon returns home to Sukma


May 4th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Sukma (Chhattisgarh), May 4 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon reached home Friday morning, 13 days after he had been kidnapped by the Maoists.His wife Asha, who is ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Maoists finally free a fatigued Menon (Roundup)


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sukma (Chhattisgarh), May 3 (IANS) Maoists freed abducted District Collector Alex Paul Menon Thursday evening, ending a 13-day hostage crisis after mediators brokered a deal with the Chhattisgarh government.After three ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Gandhis out to lunch with former family physician


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Guests at the India International Centre's (IIC) Main Dining Hall were in for a surprise Thursday to find the entire Gandhi family - Sonia, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

MJ’s surgical mask to be auctioned


April 29th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 29 (IANS) A surgical mask worn by Michael Jackson at his last rehearsal is being auctioned and expected to fetch up to $150,000.The silk fabric ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Warrant issued for Bihar legislator’s arrest


April 25th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 25 (IANS) A local court in Bihar Wednesday issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against Janata Dal-United (JD-U) legislator Sarfaraz Alam in connection with a 10-year-old assault and loot ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Iraq official survives bomb attack


April 22nd, 2012 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 22 (IANS) The governor of eastern Iraq's Diyala province Saturday survived a roadside bomb explosion that targetted his convoy, Xinhua reported.Governor Hisham al-Hiyali was travelling Saturday near the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Iraqi minister survives car blast


March 8th, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, March 8 (IANS) An Iraqi minister Wednesday escaped unhurt in a car bombing near his convoy in Baghdad but a civilian was killed and four others were injured, Xinhua ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Fierce gunfight after rebels attack Meghalaya police officer


February 28th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 28 (IANS) A fierce gunbattle ensued in Meghalaya's restive West Garo Hills district Tuesday after Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) rebels ambushed a vehicle of a senior police ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Brangelina to gift theme park to their children


February 27th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) What are Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt busy with? The couple is said to be finalising an eco-friendly playground as a gift to their ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

TMC accuses Goa CM’s men of burning poll material


February 17th, 2012 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 17 (IANS) A day after the Trinamool Congress (TMC) accused Chief Minister Digambar Kamat of being responsible for a $400 million-plus mining scam, a TMC candidate has accused ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Shakespearean farce or SRK’s short fuse? B-Town debates


January 31st, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) There are versions galore -- but Bollywood Badshah Shah Rukh Khan's alleged brashness towards filmmaker Shirish Kunder has left everyone startled. A lot is being ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Farah sad with SRK-Shirish brawl


January 30th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) Choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan is upset about a reported brawl between her superstar friend Shah Rukh Khan and her husband Shirish Kunder at a high-profile party ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Julia Gillard saved from attack on Australia Day


January 26th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard had to be whisked away when an angry aborigine mob rushed on her on Australia Day. She was at an awards ceremony ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Rihanna spotted at McDonalds


December 23rd, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After a performance at London’s O2 Arena, Rihanna decided to grab a burger from a McDonald’s shop at London's Charing Cross. Apparently unaware of who she was, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bollywood went from gloom to glory, singing ‘Ooh la la’ (2011 in Retrospect)


December 15th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
(Attn Editors: This is the first in a series of yearenders by IANS, covering in depth a range of events in fields such as sports, economy, entertainment, politics and diplomacy ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Security heightened after bid on Kashmir minister’s life


December 12th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 12 (IANS) Security was beefed up in Srinagar Monday, a day after a Jammu and Kashmir minister escaped a bid on his life -- an incident he described ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Amitabh pleads innocence in 1984 anti-Sikh riots


December 1st, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Dec 1 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan has pleaded his innocence in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in various parts of the country in which thousands of Sikhs were ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Key Taliban commander held in Afghanistan


November 13th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 13 (IANS) Afghan security forces captured three Taliban militants, including a key commander, during an operation Sunday in Herat province, an official said."Taliban commander Mullah Zahir, along ... Read more...

Posted in World |

With bitterness and longing - remembering victims of 1984


October 31st, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Twenty-seven years since Indira Gandhi was assassinated, 27 years since 2,700 Sikhs were killed in the capital in the terrible aftermath. As a host of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Afghan governor attacked, unhurt


October 16th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 16 (IANS) The governor of Paktia province in east Afghanistan was attacked Sunday but escaped unhurt. Four attackers and a civilian were killed, an official said."The attack happened ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hooded DiCaprio mistaken for thief


September 10th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 10 (IANS) "Titanic" star Leonardo DiCaprio - who entered a jeweller's store here wearing a hood, a cap and sunglasses - almost got mistaken for a thief by ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bardem, baby accompany Penelope on Bosnia film shoot


September 9th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sarajevo, Sep 9 (IANS/EFE) Spanish actress Penelope Cruz will be accompanied by her husband Javier Bardem and the couple's infant son during her stay in Sarajevo to film the movie ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Maharashtra to persuade Hazare to accept security


September 5th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Stung by anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare?s persistent refusal to accept the Z-category security cover, the Maharashtra government Monday decided to persuade him to accept enhanced ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

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