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South America backs Ecuador’s asylum offer to Assange


August 20th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Quito (Ecuador), Aug 20 (IANS) The Union of South American Nations (Unasur) has voiced its support to Ecuador in granting asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, and strongly condemned Britain ... Read more...

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‘Madam Speedy’ looking for Olympic glory


July 12th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 12 (IANS) Tameka Williams, the sprinter from the tiny Caribbean islands of St. Kitts and Nevis, will travel to the London Olympic Games with hopes of making her ... Read more...

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Indian votes split between Sarkozy and Hollande


May 6th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Paris, May 5 (IANS) As France prepares to vote Sunday to elect a new president, the Indian-origin community also seems to be split between the incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy and ... Read more...

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24 newly discovered lizard species face extinction


April 30th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) Half of the 24 new lizard species known as skinks, all discovered on the Caribbean islands, may be close to extinction and the other half are ... Read more...

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Trinidad PM left ‘lifetime’ of memories for ancestral village


January 12th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Bhelupur (Bihar), Jan 12 (IANS) Not only her relatives, others too in this Bihar village were busy Thursday discussing how Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar left them with ... Read more...

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Emotions flow as Trinidad’s ‘daughter PM’ visits Bihar village


January 11th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Bhelupur (Bihar), Jan 11 (IANS) The entire village as well as hundreds from neighbouring areas gathered for a glimpse of the "daughter PM" when Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla ... Read more...

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Return to roots: Trinidad PM to plant saplings in village


January 10th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 10 (IANS) When Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar visits her ancestral village in Bihar for the first time Wednesday, she will mark the return to her ... Read more...

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Gift of ancestral village soil awaits Trinidad PM


January 9th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 9 (IANS) Excited residents of Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar's ancestral village in Bihar have decided to gift her a chunk of its soil and ... Read more...

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Bihar villagers upbeat ahead of Trinidad and Tobago PM’s visit


January 7th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 7 (IANS) Ahead of Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar's visit to her ancestral village in Bihar, preparations are in full swing at the village and ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago PM to visit ancestral Bihar village


December 30th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 30 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, whose ancestors migrated from Bihar to the Caribbean islands in the 19th century, will visit the state's Bhelupur ... Read more...

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Decriminalise homosexuality to fight HIV: Caribbean expert


November 21st, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Nassau (Bahamas), Nov 21 (IANS/CMC) A leading researcher in HIV/AIDS from the Caribbean islands has called on regional governments to consider decriminalisation of homosexuality as part of the overall fight against ... Read more...

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Board-players friction affecting Caribbean cricket: Richards


June 16th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Antigua, June 16 (IANS) West Indies cricket great Sir Vivian Richards feels the constant differences between the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the West Indies Players' Association is affecting ... Read more...

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India will win in West Indies, but England will be tough: Ganguly


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) Former captain Sourav Ganguly feels that a depleted Indian cricket team will win the series in the West Indies, but beating England in the following series ... Read more...

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Caribbean islands to promote ‘wedding tourism’


April 14th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Saint John's, April 14 (IANS) The Caribbean islands of Antigua and Barbuda will promote a new type of tourism, aimed at encouraging weddings, bachelor parties and honeymoons.Being promoted as ... Read more...

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Gul will return with bang in Pakistan’s Test series against Windies: Intikhab


April 10th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 10(ANI): Pakistan cricket team manager Intikhab Alam has expressed confidence that pacer Umar Gul will bounce back with a vengeance in next month's two-match Test series against the West ... Read more...

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‘American Idol’ Bride Kellie Pickler Shows Off Designer Wedding Dress


January 14th, 2011 - 3:11 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although former American Idol star and country music singer Kellie Pickler may have eloped to escape the huge publicity of a Nashville wedding, she simply ... Read more...

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Jane Krakowski Expecting Her First Child


January 8th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former "Ally McBeal" actress Jane Krakowski is pregnant with boyfriend Robert Godley's child. No wonder the New Year has ushered in a lot of joy for ... Read more...

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Haiti Might Just Be In Hurricane Tomas’ Path


October 31st, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Haiti has been going through a lot of turbulences since the last few days. The nation has already witnessed about 337 deaths and more than 4,764 ... Read more...

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Hurricane Tomas Strengthens, Becomes Category 2


October 31st, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The weather forecasters announced early Sunday morning that Hurricane Tomas has strengthened to Category 2 storm as it traveled through the eastern Caribbean. The National Hurricane ... Read more...

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Hurricane Igor Might Escalate To Category Five


September 14th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Miami, Sep 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Monday the Miami-based National Hurricane Center reported that a powerful category four storm, Hurricane Igor, is looming far out over the Atlantic Ocean which ... Read more...

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West Indian-American Day Parade All Set To Enthrall Brooklyn Residents


September 6th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New York, Sep 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is that time of the year again when the neighborhood of Crown Heights in Brooklyn in New York wears a festive look as ... Read more...

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Hurricane Earl threatens US East Coast


September 1st, 2010 - 4:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 1 (DPA) US officials Tuesday warned residents across much of the US East Coast to prepare for strong surf and potential evacuations ahead of Hurricane Earl, which has already left ... Read more...

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‘Ominous’ Atlantic conditions could bring Katrina-like hurricane season


June 12th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): The 2010 Atlantic hurricane season could be a replay of 2005-the year that spawned Hurricane Katrina.Scientists have recorded warm ocean temperatures and weak winds in May, which ... Read more...

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WHO Declares That The Menace Of H1NI Is Not Over Yet


June 4th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The bureaucrats of the World Health Organization (WHO) have declared that the menace of the H1N1 flu is not yet over subsequent to a reassessment ... Read more...

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Jamaica declares emergency amid drug violence


May 25th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica) May 24 (DPA) Jamaican Prime Minister Bruce Golding declared a state of emergency in parts of the capital Kingston and outlying St. Andrew in response to street battles in barricaded ... Read more...

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George Bush Wiped His Hand On Bill Clinton


March 28th, 2010 - 1:55 am ICT by GD
By Gina GomezHaiti, Mar 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) What Jimmy Kimmel meant was it earnest? Or was it just another moment where George Bush earned one more feather to his germ phobic reputation? ... Read more...

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Dutch airliner makes emergency landing in Ireland after bomb threat


January 13th, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Amsterdam, Jan 13 (DPA) A Dutch airliner made an emergency landing at Shannon airport in Ireland Wednesday after a passenger claimed there was a bomb on board, the airline said. The ArkeFly flight ... Read more...

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Sienna Miller And Jude Law Enjoying Their Reunion


December 29th, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Barbados, Dec.29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is the time of merry-making, having fun and enjoying in the Christmas season [tied with the hope of getting back to old flames!]. Sienna Miller ... Read more...

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New book in Italy puts mafia on the map


December 6th, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 6 (IANS/AKI) A new book has been released in Italy documenting the growth of one of the country's biggest exports - organised crime. "Mafia Export - How 'Ndrangheta, Cosa Nostra ... Read more...

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Trinidad hoping to toast cricket’s team’s win in T20 final


October 23rd, 2009 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, Oct 22(IANS) Expectations are high in these Caribbean islands and the 1.3 million population of Trinidad and Tobago are praying as they prepare to toast their cricket team's ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Claudette Going Strong


August 17th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by GD
Tropical storm Claudette broke down on the shores of the US early on Monday. The Claudette is the third of the Atlantic hurricanes to have occurred this season. It moved ashore, treading ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Arjun can’t stop raving about Nicole


May 13th, 2009 - 7:44 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Arjun Rampal is holidaying in the Caribbean islands but he's disturbed in the midst of his holiday with too many text messages.And all of them are about the latest Schweppes commercial ... Read more...

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Bruce Willis to marry Emma Heming


March 22nd, 2009 - 3:04 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
According to reports Bruce Willis and Emma Heming are planning to marry on this weekend.According to website Bang Showbiz, the 54-year-old Die Hard star and his 32-year-old lingerie model girlfriend have been ... Read more...

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Winehouse’s dad flies to Caribbean to protect her


February 17th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) British singer Amy Winehouse's dad Mitch flew to the Caribbean Islands to be with her as her drinking has got worse.According to thesun.co.uk, Winehouse had collapsed and had ... Read more...

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Sulabh to teach sanitation to Clinton Global Initiative


September 22nd, 2008 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Indian NGO Sulabh International will teach former US president Bill Clinton's organisation how to carry out sanitation missions effectively in African and Asian countries.Sulabh International Social Service ... Read more...

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