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Law obsessed with manicures


May 8th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 8 (IANS) Actor Jude Law is obsessed with manicures as he likes to keep his nails neat and tidy."I'm obsessed with nail cutting. I've had manicures. ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Woman takes 58 years to get driving licence


April 24th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) A 16-year-old British girl thought of hitting the road with a licence within a few months of learning to drive. But little did she think that ... Read more...

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Victor Hugo collection auctioned off for $4.2 mn


April 5th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Christie's has sold a group of more than 400 books, paintings, letters and other items from personal collections of French writer Victor Hugo and his ... Read more...

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Rare pink diamond found in WA


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An extremely rare pink diamond has been unearned in Australia. Mining giants Rio Tinto announced the find calling the precious stone “remarkable.” The Argyle Mine located in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Snowdrop bulb fetches £725


February 17th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Glasgow, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A snowdrop bulb which was accidentally spotted by a couple in their garden has fetched a world record of £725. The elderly Scottish couple who offered the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

I am yet to tire of ‘bindu’: Artist S.H. Raza


November 28th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) He's spent over four decades exploring the 'bindu' - or the dot - central to Indian spiritual iconography, and Syed Haider Raza, one of the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Yellow ‘Sun-Drop’ diamond auctioned for $12.36 million


November 16th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Geneva, Nov 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Tuesday, a huge yellow diamond known as the Sun Drop broke the record to become the most expensive yellow diamond in the world. During an auction ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Beatles letter put up for sale


November 15th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) A letter written by former Beatle Paul McCartney in 1960 asking a drummer to audition for the pop group will be sold in an auction.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Withdrawal symptoms in addicts could be reversed


November 1st, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 1 (IANS) A breakthrough could help drug addicts avoid distressing withdrawal symptoms.Researchers have shown how a protein in nerve cells drives the withdrawal response, a complex and intensely ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sarah Palin not to run for president


October 6th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 6 (IANS) Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin says she will not run for the Republican presidential nomination in 2012."After much prayer and serious consideration, I have ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Harris puts engagement ring on auction


October 1st, 2011 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 1 (IANS) Playboy mogul Hugh Hefner's former fiancee Crystal Harris has put her engagement ring up for auction.The 25-year-old model, who called off her wedding with ... Read more...

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Beckham to buy Taylor’s jewellery for Victoria


September 20th, 2011 - 7:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 20 (IANS) Soccer ace David Beckham is reportedly planning to buy late Dame Elizabeth Taylor's jewellery for wife Victoria, when it is auctioned in December.Beckham is keen ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistan claims up-for-auction Buddha statue


September 19th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Pakistan has staked claim to a Buddha statue that was put up for auction by Christie's. The auction has been stopped following the claim.The starting price ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Machine that sent Nazi messages up for sale


September 18th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) A machine used by the Nazis for sending coded messages during World War II will be sold at an auction here this month. It could fetch ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jude Law returns to Broadway


September 6th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (IANS) Actor Jude Law is set to return to Broadway with his new play "Anna Christie".The actor received appreciation for his performance in the Pulitzer ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gere to auction prized guitars for charity


August 19th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 19 (IANS) Hollywood star Richard Gere is selling off his prized guitars in a bid to raise over $1 million for humanitarian charities.A 110-strong guitar collection ... Read more...

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Margaret Thatcher’s handbag sells for 25,000 pounds


June 28th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) A handbag once used by former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher has been sold for 25,000 pounds at a charity auction.The leather bag by British luxury ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World’s first dog with 4 bionic legs


June 23rd, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nebraska, June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The first dog in the world to be fitted with four set of bionic legs is Naki’o. The animal lost all its limbs after the owners abandoned ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Tyeb Mehta’s work sets new price record at Christie’s


June 10th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) An untitled work showing a figure on a hand-pulled rickshaw painted by Tyeb Mehta in 1984 has set a new record for the artist's works ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Ann Coulter opens up on Piers Morgan show


June 8th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Political commentator Ann Coulter was on Piers Morgan’s show on Tuesday. Coulter gave her opinion about the upcoming race between the Republicans and the Democrats in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

I can love you without kissing you, wrote teenaged Jacqueline Kennedy


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) "I do love you and can love you without kissing you every time I see you," wrote a teenaged Jacqueline Bouvier (Kennedy), whose letters to a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Cynical young woman’ Jackie Kennedy’s teenage love letters up for grabs


April 23rd, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 23 (ANI): The teenage love letters of Jackie, wife of late US President John F. Kennedy, are set to go under hammer in the US next month.The letters, expected to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Andy Warhol’s self-portrait to fetch $40m at NY auction


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): A self-portrait of American pop artist Andy Warhol completed shortly before his death is expected to fetch up to 40 million dollars at a New York auction next ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Justin Bieber names ‘tiger blood’ Sheen as most influential person in world


April 20th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 20 (ANI): Justin Bieber has hailed Charlie Sheen as the most influential person in the world right now."[It] has got to be Charlie Sheen. He's got a million followers ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Painting by Churchill up for sale


April 18th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) A rare painting by former British prime minister Winston Churchill while holidaying in France has been put up for auction.The "Villa on the Nivelle" was drawn ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Liz Taylor’s jewellery collection up for grabs


April 11th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 11 (ANI): Late actress Elizabeth Taylor's prized jewellery collection, which includes some of the world's most expensive stones, is set to go under the hammer.Christie's has said that the collection ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Former Pennsylvania Senator wins South Carolina straw poll


April 10th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.10 (ANI): Rick Santorum has scored an absolute victory in a straw poll among Republicans in the Greenville County Republican convention.The former Pennsylvania senator won 31 percent of the vote ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Four-yr-old boy in US becomes New Jersey’s governor for one day!


April 8th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 8 (ANI): A four-year-old boy in the US, who was upset he could not be Governor of New Jersey, was granted his wish after a video of his outburst ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Woman fights to keep disabled kangaroo


April 4th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Broken Arrow, April 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman is fighting to keep her paralyzed kangaroo that officials want to take away. The woman suffers from depression but she has found solace in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Christie, Huckabee and Romney run close with Obama for 2012 poll


April 1st, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr.1 (ANI): Two Republican presidential aspirants Mitt Romney and Mike Huckabee are running close to President Barack Obama, according to the latest poll conducted by the New Jersey-based Farleigh Dickinson ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bruce Springsteen thanks the Asbury Park press


March 31st, 2011 - 10:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Neptune, Mar 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bruce Springsteen has thanked the Asbury Park Press for publishing an article on the challenges that faces anti-poverty groups in the wake of the proposed government tax ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Christie’s to auction “giant pearl”


March 30th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dubai, Mar 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Christie’s is going to put one of the largest pearls in the world for sale during an auction in Dubai. Christie’s has revealed that the auction would ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Poonam Alaigh quits as New Jersey health chief


March 30th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 30 (IANS) New Jersey's Indian American Commissioner of Health and Senior Services has resigned from the cabinet level post after 14 months in office, citing personal reasons.Alaigh ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Liz Taylor’s $150M jewellery collection to go under the hammer


March 29th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 29 (ANI): If sources are to be believed then late Dame Elizabeth Taylor's vast collection of jewellery will be auctioned at world-famous auction house Christie's.The late actress's dazzling array ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New technique offers fresh hope to lung cancer sufferers


March 22nd, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): Scientists say that a simple new technique could help improve diagnosis and treatment options for lung cancer sufferers.The new method involves counting the number of tumour cells in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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