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Paralympics: Chinese fencers shine, Australian swimmer wins sixth gold


September 5th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) China's gold tally reached 53 at the Paralympics thanks to wheelchair fencing, while Australian para-swimmer Jacqueline Freney took her sixth gold medal from her sixth event ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

History of Fat Tuesday


February 21st, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Also known as the Mardi Gras, the Fat Tuesday has been a major celebration around the world each year. Many people may not be aware of it ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Border melts as India, Bangladesh celebrate Mother Language Day (With Images)


February 21st, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Akhaurah (India-Bangladesh border), Feb 21 (IANS) With hundreds and thousands of people from either side of the border present and vivid functions and commemorations of the language martyrs, India ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ganesha comes to capital for 11-day gala


September 1st, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The benevolent elephant-headed god made a grand entry into the capital Thursday with 22 Maharashtrian Mandals (committees) installing colourful idols of Lord Ganesha ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

High court pulls up Ahmedabad civic agency


December 29th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 29 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Wednesday pulled up the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation for spending money on festivals and carnivals but failing to provide basic amenities to the people. The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistani transvestites meet, dance to Indian music


October 28th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 28 (IANS) Transvestites from across Pakistan met at a town in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province where they held a gala that included dancing to Indian, Pakistani and English songs.The News ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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...

Posted in World News |

Brazilian authorities want Paris Hilton Beer ad off the air, for being too hot


February 26th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rio De Janeiro, Feb 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brazil’s Secretariat for Women’s Affairs says that Paris Hilton is giving blondes a bad name. They want that a hot beer commercial which stars ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sonia Gandhi inaugurates Nehru Trophy Boat Race in Kerala


August 8th, 2009 - 7:32 pm ICT by ANI
Alappuzha (Kerala), Aug. 8(ANI): The United Progressive Alliance Chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Saturday inaugurated the 57th edition of the Nehru Trophy Boat Race at the Punnamada lake in Kerala's Alappuzha District. ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ladakh’s largest Buddhist festival adopts green cause


July 2nd, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Hemis (Jammu and Kashmir), July 2 (IANS) Dancers draped in silk moved to the beat of drums, evil spirits were warded off and over 60,000 plastic water bottles were collected as the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Now, a computer software that can tell age just by looking at your face!


September 24th, 2008 - 12:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): Women whore not comfortable revealing their age should stay miles away from University of Illinois-developed computer software that reveals a person''s age just by looking at his ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Nagas in Manipur celebrate Lui Ngai-Ni festival


February 21st, 2008 - 8:04 pm ICT by admin
Chandel (Manipur), Feb.21 (ANI): Nagas settled at Lambung in Manipur's Chandel District recently celebrated their annual seed-sowing festival Lui-Ngai-Ni while endeavouring to conserve their cultural identity. The celebrations included dances and folk songs ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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