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I thought people knew i was gay: Elton John


July 19th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Singer Elton John says he always thought his homosexuality was "common knowledge" which is why he never officially came out until he was asked directly.The 65-year-old, ... Read more...

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Conciliation meeting between Ford union, management Thursday


March 28th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 28 (IANS) A conciliation meeting is slated for Thursday between Ford India Employees Union (FIEU) and the management of car maker Ford India Pvt Ltd before the labour ... Read more...

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Labour trouble at Ford India


March 27th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 27 (IANS) Around 350 employees of Ford India Pvt Ltd held a protest outside the company's plant at Maraimalai Nagar near here Tuesday demanding the reinstatement of nine ... Read more...

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Smiling owl caught on camera in Washington Olympic National Park


March 1st, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
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27-pound lobster donated to the Marine State Aquarium


February 25th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Maine, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A giant lobster has been donated to the Maine State Aquarium. The crustacean is 40 inch long and has already been dubbed a monster. The animal was ... Read more...

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Act against `ghosts’ that haunt Pakistan: Daily


January 24th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 24 (IANS) It is more than mildly amazing that nobody noticed that nearly 10 percent of the Sindh government's workforce are "ghosts", said a Pakistani daily as it ... Read more...

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Plea to make Tata, Ambani 2G case co-accused rejected


November 23rd, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused to entertain a petition seeking directions to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to make industrialists Ratan Tata and ... Read more...

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Lord Krishna’s name not anyone’s property: Court


October 18th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Hindu god Krishna's name is not the exclusive property of any company, the Delhi High Court has said, while rejecting a trademark-related plea of a ... Read more...

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Congress MP demands reprobe into 1994 Kerala firing


October 16th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kasargode (Kerala), Oct 16 (IANS) Firebrand Congress Lok Sabha member from Kannur, K. Sudhakaran, Sunday demanded that the 1994 Koothuparambu firing incident be re-investigated by the Central Bureau of Investigation."Only ... Read more...

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Lbw decisions won’t be reviewed in India-England series


July 20th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Leg-before decisions will not be reviewed in the upcoming four-match Test series and five One-day Internationals between India and England.The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) ... Read more...

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ICC mulls ‘timeless’ World Test Championship final


July 19th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) The final of the inaugural World Test Championship could be played in the historical "timeless" format.International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat said the first ... Read more...

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Wary of frivolous cases, landlords keeping houses vacant: Court


July 9th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Civil courts' failure to rein in unscrupulous litigants has caused lakhs of house owners not to rent out their premises for fear that tenants would ... Read more...

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Patnaik’s grievance cell defunct since 2008


June 24th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 24 (IANS) The grievance cell of Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has been defunct since 2008, leaving thousands of people in the state to suffer in silence, an ... Read more...

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Pippa Middleton dumps boyfriend


June 13th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) Pippa Middleton, sister of Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge, has split from her banker boyfriend Alex Loudon and wants to enjoy her singlehood."It is common ... Read more...

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Grameen’s Yunus alleges ‘political influence’ in banking sector


May 8th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 8 (IANS) Grameen Bank founder Muhammad Yunus has said his removal as managing director has threatened the bank's "independent existence" and raised the question "whether it can be ... Read more...

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‘Janala’ an achingly beautiful film by Dasgupta (Bengali Movie Review)


February 27th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Kathakali Jana Film: "Janala"; Cast: Indraneil Sengupta, Swastika Mukherjee, Tapas Pal, Manoj Mitra, Shankar Chakraborty; Director: Buddhadeb Dasgupta; Producer: Big Pictures; Rating: ****That Buddhadeb Dasgupta is a poet with several published works ... Read more...

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Being close to spouse doesn’t help communicability


January 23rd, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 23 (IANS) If your spouse does not understand you, the simple explanation is that you are too close to him. Psychologists believe that when two people know each other ... Read more...

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‘Smokey The Bear’ Becomes The Key To $240000


December 23rd, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey, Dec 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Which of these advertising icons was the oldest?........ 1. Ronald McDonald 2. The Trix Rabbit 3. Smokey Bear". The answer to this question put the couple ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey Rejected By Bono!


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
While it is common knowledge that only the best in the celebrity circuit get an opportunity to enjoy the company of talk show queen Oprah Winfrey, Irish music composer and ... Read more...

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Anil Kapoor Ditches Tom Cruise For Amitabh Bachchan!


November 25th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 25, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): It's common knowledge that Anil Kapoor is B-town's biggest export to Hollywood. He is now starring in the fourth installment of the iconic movie series 'Mission Impossible ... Read more...

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Tony Greig asks England to use Bodyline-style tactics against ‘opened-up’ Ponting


November 17th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 17 (ANI): England's fast bowlers have been asked by ex-skipper Tony Greig to adopt Bodyline-style tactics and target ageing Australian captain Ricky Ponting, who has become increasingly vulnerable to the ... Read more...

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Study: Red Wine is good for your health


November 12th, 2010 - 12:44 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alcohol is not that bad, as it is made out to be. At least that is what a new study suggests. The study which was reported ... Read more...

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What Is The Reason Behind Demi Lovato Visiting Rehab?


November 6th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Demi Lovato has cancelled her tour to serve a stint at rehab. But what exactly led the singer to take such a decision is a question ... Read more...

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Entire police force of Los Ramones quits after gunmen attack their office


October 28th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Ramones, Oct 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is common knowledge that the police are there to protect the citizens when terror strikes.Well, that is not always the case. At least in the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

James Cameron and FOX to Create Avatar 2 & 3


October 27th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Good news for Avatar fans, James Cameron has decided to create two sequels, Avatar 2 & 3, and has signed on with 20th Century Fox’ to do just ... Read more...

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The worst investments ever


October 25th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is common to find people who are ready to let the whole world know about the best investment they have ever made. They boast of ... Read more...

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Ruth Shillinglaw Johnson springs back to life after being declared dead


October 19th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is a common knowledge that police always check the pulse of people they think is dead.That might actually not be the whole truth because an ... Read more...

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Beyonce To Launch ‘Purr’- A Perfume With Exotic Fragrance


October 18th, 2010 - 3:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Beyonce, the name itself spells magic, with her oh! so stylish stance and her love for high fashion is now in for the launch of ... Read more...

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Not seeking Tibet’s freedom but autonomy: Dalai Lama


October 15th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 15 (IANS) Tibetan leader the Dalai Lama has asserted once again that he was not seeking Tibet's independence and said Beijing continued to make baseless charges of separatism against him. ... Read more...

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Justin Timberlake’s hip-hop act on Jimmy Fallon’s show goes viral


October 1st, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The best hip-hop two-member group in the world is currently famous musician Justin Timberlake and TV presenter Jimmy Fallon.The duo entertained TV viewers by performing a couple of ... Read more...

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Kalyan Singh to launch Ram temple movement


September 7th, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 7 (IANS) Expelled Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Kalyan Singh Tuesday said he would soon start a movement to push for the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya ... Read more...

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Swazi king catches wife no.12 ‘in bed with his justice minister friend’


August 4th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 4 (ANI): There's turmoil in the landlocked African kingdom of Swaziland, as King Mswati caught his twelfth wife in bed with his justice minister.Mswati Nothando Dube was caught red-handed with ... Read more...

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Movie Review: Tere Bin Laden


July 23rd, 2010 - 11:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
July 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tere Bin Laden is a comedy movie, which is written and directed by Abhishek Sharma. It stars the Pakistani actor Ali Zafar, who has made a very ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie makes an appearance at ‘Comic-con’ to promote her new movie Salt


July 23rd, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
San Diego, July 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An auditorium full of movie fans were there to cheer Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie, when she made an appearance at the Comic-con festival in San ... Read more...

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Chelsea Clinton’s wedding secrets being leaked out


July 16th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chelsea Clinton’s wedding plans are a major source of speculation these days. The daughter of former US president Bill Clinton has always tried to maintain a ... Read more...

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