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Galliano stripped of French honour


August 26th, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 26 (IANS) French designer John Galliano has been stripped of a prestigious French award following his racist and anti-Semitic remarks that he made last year.Galliano was arrested in ... Read more...

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Ogling at bikini belles can cause holiday bust-up


August 8th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Staring lecherously at bikini beauties happens to be the top cause of trouble among holidaying couples abroad, a survey has found.While other causes for conflict included ... Read more...

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Karl Lagerfeld: ‘I don’t like Pippa Middleton’s face’


August 1st, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The fashion designer is at it again, Karl Lagerfeld has been quoted saying he doesn’t like Pippa Middleton’s face. This is the same man who wasted no ... Read more...

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Sheen’s ‘Anger Management’ viewership drops


July 8th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 8 (IANS) The viewership of actor Charlie Sheen's comeback show "Anger Management" dropped almost 40 percent in the second week.The new sitcom starring Sheen saw a significant ... Read more...

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Kim game for bust lift post pregnancy


July 8th, 2012 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS)Reality TV star Kim Kardashian insists she hasn't gone under the knife as yet, but says she won't mind a surgery for firming up her breasts ... Read more...

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Sheen’s TV comeback big hit


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 2 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen's television comeback "Anger Management", in which he stars as a former baseball ace-turned-anger management psychiatrist, is already a hit.It went on air ... Read more...

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Chinese police bust drug ring


June 28th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 28 (IANS) Chinese police have busted a drug trafficking ring and seized over 18 kg of heroin, authorities said Thursday.Six members of the gang were arrested in Guangxi ... Read more...

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630 kg cocaine seized in Italy


June 9th, 2012 - 5:51 am ICT by IANS
Rome, June 9 (IANS/AKI) Police in Italy Friday seized 630 kg of cocaine smuggled aboard a cargo ship from Brasil.The bust in Gioia Tauro in the southern Calabria region was ... Read more...

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Dozens of mafia men held in pan-European drugs bust


June 4th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 4 (IANS/AKI) Dozens of mafia men were arrested, and six tonnes of cocaine and 10 million euros of assets were seized in an international anti-drugs operation launched Monday ... Read more...

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Police bust bike-lifter gang in Gurgaon


June 1st, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 1 (IANS) The Special Cell of Gurgaon police arrested four people, including two final year college students, on charges of lifting two-wheelers, police said Friday.The police also recovered ... Read more...

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Gurgaon police bust drug gang


May 25th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, May 25 (IANS) Police Friday said they had busted a gang of drug peddlers with the arrest of two people including a Nigerian.Nigerian Henry North and Raghavendra Kumar Jha ... Read more...

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Duff feels her delivery was like a show


May 13th, 2012 - 3:01 am ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) Singer Hilary Duff, who gave birth to a boy in March, says she luckily had an "easy" delivery, and joked that her family came to ... Read more...

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China’s manufacturing sector picks up momentum


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) China's manufacturing activity picked up momentum in April but still remains below the boom-or-bust level, according to a reading of the manufacturing purchase manager index (PMI) ... Read more...

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Children’s home official held for burglary racket


April 2nd, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 1 (IANS) Police in Goa have exposed a nexus between a caretaker of a state-run children's remand home and delinquents by cracking a burglary and theft racket. The ... Read more...

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Mancini bursts out at Balotelli at training


March 29th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli was given a severe dressing down by manager Roberto Mancini after a training ground bust-up.The Italian striker provoked an angry reaction ... Read more...

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Ego is Simon Cowell’s biggest downfall


March 21st, 2012 - 8:09 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 21 (IANS) Singer Simon Cowell, who lost all his money in the late 1980s and ended up living at home with his mother, admits that his ego ... Read more...

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Kashmir police bust human trafficking racket


March 9th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 9 (IANS) Police in Jammu and Kashmir Friday unearthed a human trafficking racket in Baramulla district, arresting two people, including a woman, from Bihar.According to a police statement, ... Read more...

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Brooke Mueller working on a plea deal to avoid going to jail


March 5th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Charlie Sheen’s ex Brooke Mueller has reached a plea deal which will ensure that she stay out of jail. Mueller was arrested and charged with drug possession ... Read more...

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US house prices fall


February 24th, 2012 - 3:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) US house prices fell modestly in the fourth quarter of 2011.The prices were 0.1 percent lower in the fourth quarter than the previous one, while the ... Read more...

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Jaded Ponting cannot be rested, says Arthur


February 18th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Feb 18 (IANS) Australia coach Mickey Arthur said Saturday that fatigued Ricky Ponting cannot be rested with Michael Clarke injured.The 37-year-old Ponting has played all six of Australia's Tests ... Read more...

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Golden bust of Putin to be displayed


February 17th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A St. Petersburg jewelry company will display a 16.38-kg golden bust of Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and later use the gold to make heart-shaped ... Read more...

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Mark Zuckerberg may need to pay $2 billion in taxes


February 8th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg may pay up to $2 billion in taxes after his successful social network goes public this year. Tax experts are looking into ... Read more...

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US housing prices still falling


February 1st, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 1 (IANS/EFE) Prices of single-family homes in the 20 largest US metropolitan areas fell 1.3 percent in November from the previous month and 3.7 percent compared with ... Read more...

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Frank Buckley builds a house of shredded notes


January 25th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dublin, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A jobless artist in Ireland has built a home with 1.4 billion Euros of shredded notes. Frank Buckley got the notes from the Irish treasury and he ... Read more...

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Phil Hughes punched by a stranger in a bar


December 29th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 29 (IANS) Australia's axed Test opener Phil Hughes was punched by a stranger while he was drinking, and lost his shirt during the melee that took place at ... Read more...

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Investors were duped by Citigroup’s risky investments: Report


December 13th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 13 (IANS) Several executives of Indian American chief executive Vikram Pandit led Citigroup were in open insurrection against top management over risky, speculative investments that failed in spectacular ... Read more...

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Charles Dickens coin to mark his 200 birth anniversary


December 7th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) A two pound coin featuring a portrait of British literary genius Charles Dickens will come into use next spring to mark his 200th birth anniversary.Dickens is ... Read more...

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Katich has no regrets about his comments on Clarke


December 6th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 6 (IANS) Former Test batsman Simon Katich says he has no regrets on his remarks about captain Michael Clarke which led to his being reprimanded by Cricket Australia ... Read more...

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Man throws naked prostitute out of window


November 4th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 4 (IANS) A Briton allegedly threw out a naked prostitute from his hotel room window in Dubai. The woman suffered injuries on her back when she fell 20 ... Read more...

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Toy cars made of cocaine seized in Italy


October 13th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Milan, Oct 13 (IANS/AKI) Italian police Wednesday seized tiny toy cars made entirely of cocaine in a Milan bust that yielded 140 kg of the drug.The cocaine was also absorbed ... Read more...

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Sarah Harding calls off engagement


September 6th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) Singer Sarah Harding, who was to wed fiance Tom Crane next year, has ended her relationship with the DJ due to fights over work-related travel.The Girls ... Read more...

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Chinese police bust trafficking rings, rescue 89 infants


July 27th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) Chinese police have rescued 89 infants after busting two trafficking rings in the country, a media report said.Over 360 suspects involved in the criminal networks were ... Read more...

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Now, get Kate Middleton statuette for 199 pounds


June 30th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Admirers of Kate Middleton will now be able to buy a bone china statuette of the Duchess of Cambridge for 199 pounds, said a media report.The ... Read more...

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Bharat Ratna demanded for Bahadur Shah Zafar


June 29th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 29 (IANS) Yakub Habeebuddin Tucy, who claims to be the last descendent of the Mughal family, has demanded the country's highest civilian award - the Bharat Ratna - ... Read more...

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British women mostly have rectangular shape


May 29th, 2011 - 5:04 am ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) There are now five times as many rectangular-shaped women as those with the classic Marilyn Monroe hourglass, research suggests.Despite this, many of the fashions sold ... Read more...

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