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Elton John calls Madonna a nightmare


August 8th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 8 (IANS) Elton John and Madonna's rivalry seems to have gone to a new level. John has lashed out at Material Girl, calling her a "nightmare"."She's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hindu boy converts to Islam on TV in Pakistan


July 27th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 27 (IANS) A Pakistani television show broadcast live a Hindu boy converting to Islam, prompting a leading daily to say that it sent "a clear signal that other ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Resolve differences through dialogue: Dalai Lama


July 14th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 14 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, who is visiting Jammu and Kashmir, said Saturday that differences must always be resolved through dialogue."Mob violence will lead ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kush Sinha to direct siblings Sonakshi, Luv


July 6th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Kush Sinha has roped in sister Sonakshi to play the lead in his directorial debut. His twin brother Luv too has a prominent role in the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Charlie Sheen exiled from LA Kings game


June 8th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The “Two and a Half Men” star Charlie Sheen was exiled from a LA Kings game. Apparently he left the game midway to have a cigarette ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Russia warns against hasty conclusions on Syria massacre


June 1st, 2012 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A number of Western countries are jumping to conclusions about the Houla massacre in Syria, where more than 100 people were killed, Russia's envoy to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Pakistanis want change from old order, says daily


May 11th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) Pakistanis are seeking an "escape from the old order and a move towards something different", said a daily, citing a survey that is certain to rattle ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

How to spot a terrorist?


March 18th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) The US Department of Homeland Security has brought out a presentation that aims to educate people on recognising terrorists and how to report them.The report titled ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Millionaires should pay 30 percent in taxes: Obama


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS/EFE) President Barack Obama said Tuesday that the US middle class deserves tax cuts, while people with incomes above $1 million per year should pay at ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

EU court allows asylum seekers to stay


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) A European court has banned Britain from deporting asylum seekers from the country, saying it could infringe their human rights.The European Court of Justice has banned ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bits of adversity toughen you up like steel


December 18th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 18 (IANS) Going through adversities might seem like a bitter pill to swallow, but such experiences often help people develop resilience. "Of course, everybody's heard the aphorism: 'Whatever ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Mayawati move a diversionary tactic, says Mulayam


November 21st, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday lambasted Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for getting the assembly to pass a resolution for four-way division ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Indian-origin MP condemns release of sleep-hit burglar


November 19th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 19 (IANS) Indian-origin British MP Priti Patel has termed as "mockery of justice" the letting off of a burglar from community service because of a disorder that makes ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Whenever Dhoni hits a six, he says he didn’t connect: Laxman


November 15th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) "Whenever M.S. Dhoni hits a six, he says he did not connect the ball," stylish batsman V.V.S. Laxman said here Tuesday tongue-in-cheek at the end of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Taj city homeopath claims world record


September 6th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 6 (IANS) In terms of numbers, this doctor has single-handedly done what many hospitals will be proud of. Parthsarthy Sharma, a 40-year-old homoeopathic doctor here, claims to have ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Obama blames partisan bickering for US woes


August 12th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Blaming the political fighting in Congress for America's economic woes, President Barack Obama has asked lawmakers "put country ahead of party".Speaking from an advanced battery ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

CBI raising unnecessary hue and cry over Tata: Behura


July 28th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Former telecom secretary Siddhartha Behura, in jail for his alleged connection to the 2G spectrum scam, Thursday accused the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

247 on US terror watch list bought guns


April 29th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 29 (ANI): A review by the Government Accountability Office has determined that 247 people on U.S. terror watch list bought guns last year.The review also showed that between 2004 and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

No skimpy skirts, trainee solicitors in British firm told


April 9th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Trainee solicitors at a leading British law firm have been told to increase the length of their skirts and reduce the height of their heels or ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US man sentenced, fined $300 for tattooing ‘Daddy’s Boy’ on 3-yr-old son


April 7th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 7 (ANI): A man in the US has been sentenced to one-year probation and ordered to pay a 300-dollar fine after he tattooed the letters 'DB', which are short for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Shakthi’ a disappointment for NTR fans (Telugu Movie Review)


April 3rd, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Shakthi"; Cast: NTR, Ileana, Sonu Sood, Sivaji Prabhu, Brahmanandam, Jackie Shroff, Pooja Bedi, Venu, Ali and others; Producer: Ashwini Dutt; Screenplaywriter-Director: Mehar Ramesh; Composer: Manisharma; Camera: Sameer Reddy; Rating: *Shakthi, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

UK cafe owner wins extractor fan appeal over claims frying bacon offended Muslims


March 31st, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): A cafe owner in Britain has won an appeal to keep her extractor fan after her neighbour complained that the smell of frying bacon offended Muslims.Beverley Akciecek, 49, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bahrain Grand Prix to be rescheduled for end of F1 season


February 21st, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb 21 (ANI): The Bahrain Grand Prix, which was going to be held from March 11-13, is likely to be rescheduled to the end of the season, taking place after the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Forget search engines, try the new ‘answer engines’


February 14th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 14 (ANI): Computer wizards have claimed that by using a 'cutting-edge' technology they have created a clever website that gives direct answers to direct questions.According to creators, "trueknowledge.com" site is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Facebook to let advertisers republish user’s posts


January 27th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook users will now be able to see commercials that their friends like.The website has announced that as part of the “Sponsored Story”, users will see ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Officer Suspended For Giving Child A Ticket


January 22nd, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Louisville Metro Police officer, Cody Chapelle has been suspended by the police department for giving a ticket to a seven year old boy, who threw a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Steve Waugh for action only after Ashes loss emotions settle down


January 9th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 9(ANI): Former Australia captain Steve Waugh has called for patience in any review of Australian cricket, saying emotions need to settle down before anything is decided."It needs clear thinking and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Common sense key to entrepreneurial success


January 8th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 8 (ANI): A new research has suggested that practical intelligence is the key to achieving entrepreneurial success.Barbara J. Bird at American University's Kogod School of Business, and J. Robert Baum ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New device to fill beer cup from bottom up


December 28th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) A company has invented a beer dispensing system that fills a cup from the bottom up, making the normally-frustrating process of getting a beer at a function or ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Man U’s Fletcher finally hits back at Wenger’s ‘anti-football’ comment


December 12th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12(ANI): Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher has finally hit back at Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger's claim that he is 'anti-football'.Wenger had accused Man U of playing 'anti-football' after Arsenal's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Jindal wants Congressmen to stay out of Washington for more common sense governance


November 25th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.25 (ANI): Louisiana's Indian-origin Governor Bobby Jindal wants members of Congress to stay out of Washington D.C. and be home more often."We used to pay farmers not to grow crops, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pilots will not undergo physical security checks at US airports


November 20th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 20 (ANI): The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has confirmed that airline pilots will not have to undergo physical security checks at US airports under the new rules.Instead of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oz selectors have put middle order on notice, says ex-player Julian


November 15th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov. 15 (ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Brendon Julian is of the view that the team's middle order is currently under immense pressure to perform and deliver.Now a Fox Sports cricket ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Balanced bowling attack would be best Ashes bet for Oz selectors: Roebuck


November 13th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 13(ANI): Noted cricket commentator Peter Roebuck reckons that the Australian selectors must opt for a balanced bowling attack for a successful Ashes campaign against England."Over the years, Australia have played ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

John Boehner expects “whale of a fight” with Obama, his Democratic allies over taxes


November 5th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): John Boehner, who as House Republican leader is in line to take over as speaker next year, has said that he expects a "whale of a fight" with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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