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Man creates a record by eating 191 chicken wings in 12 mins


September 4th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wonders never cease to exist. One competitive eater by the name Joey Chestnut managed to eat 191 chicken in 12 minutes only hence becoming the new ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Man Eats 191 Chicken Wings in 12 Min


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Buffalo, Sept 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man from California broke a record by eating 191 chicken wings in 12 minutes at a National Buffalo Wing festival. The man, Joey Chestnut won the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Joey Chestnut wins the bratwurst eating contest


September 19th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cincinnati, Sept 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Renowned eating guru Joey "Jaws" Chestnut has won the first ever Pepto-Bismol Bratwurst Eating Championship. The contest was held on Saturday at Oktoberfest- Zinzinnati. For gulping down ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Bloombito, the alter ego of NY mayor on Twitter


August 31st, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) A new Twitter account that makes fun of Michael Bloomberg's struggles with Spanish has become so popular that even the New York mayor has not ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Allure of the Seas’ becomes biggest ship on earth by just 5mm


October 2nd, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 2 (ANI): Royal Caribbean's Allure of the Seas, has become the world's biggest cruise ship after it measured 5 millimetres more than its sister ship, Oasis of the Seas.The 1.48 ... Read more...

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18 women claim NYPD cop illegally strip-searched them


September 24th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 24 (ANI): A NYPD narcotics detective is facing departmental trial over allegations that he illegally strip-searched 18 women in Brooklyn.However, he has brushed away the claims calling them all ... Read more...

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American man dubbed ‘Jaws’ crowned ‘King of the Burrito’


September 13th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 13 (ANI): An American man, who is also known as Jaws, has been crowned as the 'King of the Burrito' after he ate 47 wraps in 10 minutes during an ... Read more...

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‘You the Man’ app to keep drunk drivers off the road


September 8th, 2010 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 8 (ANI): A new application called 'You the Man' aims at keeping boozy revellers from getting behind the wheel.The city Transportation Department in USA is offering the application's free ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Joey Chestnut Wins International Hot Dog Eating Contest 4th Time


July 5th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was one of the most anticipated events of Coney Island and Nathan's 95th famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest saw its winner ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Hot Dog Eating Contest goes berserk after ex-champ creates havoc


July 5th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 05 (ANI): A hot-dogs eating competition turned awry when Sidelined hot dog titan Takeru Kobayashi stormed the stage after he could not participate in the event due to a ... Read more...

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Man gobbles 54 hot dogs in 10 minutes


July 5th, 2010 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 5 (DPA) A 26-year-old man devoured 54 hot dogs in 10 minutes to win a popular annual eating competition. It was the fourth consecutive win at Nathan's Famous Hot Dog ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Little Pakistan’ fear backlash over Pak Taliban’s links with failed Times Square bomber


May 10th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Hundreds of people of Pakistani origin living in Brooklyn's Coney Island Avenue, which is often referred a 'little Pakistan', are worried about backlashes against them following US ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Love rat Jesse James offered $500K to pose nude for Playgirl


March 26th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 26 (ANI): Jesse James, who allegedly cheated on Sandra Bullock, has been offered half a million dollars to appear nude for Playgirl.According to E! Online, James, 40, is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sebastian Telfair Lands With Cleveland Cavaliers


February 18th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Feb 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sebastian Telfair, the guard of the basketball team of the Los Angeles Clippers has been transferred to the Cleveland Cavaliers. It had been a three ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

South Asian bodies worried over new US security procedures


January 7th, 2010 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 7 (IANS) Several South Asian organizations have expressed serious concerns regarding the new screening standards for air travellers to US saying these will lead to the racial and religious profiling ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Switchback railways are a novelty even today


October 31st, 2009 - 3:07 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Parkdale, Oct 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The original Switchback Railway at Coney Island was the first roller coaster designed as a ride for an amusement park in America. It was designed by ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Lord Lloyd Webber set to launch Phantom of the Opera sequel


October 9th, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 09 (ANI): Music composer Lord Lloyd-Webber is set to launch the sequel to his hit musical 'Phantom of the Opera,' which first opened in London in 1986.Co-written by Ben Elton, ... Read more...

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Andrew Llyod Webber showcases the ‘Phantom of Opera’ sequel


October 9th, 2009 - 2:46 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘Love Never Dies’ is the sequel to the classic ‘Phantom Of the Opera.’ The legend and British composer Andrew Lloyd Webber showcased it on Thursday."The Phantom of ... Read more...

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Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest 2009 Results:Joey Chestnut Wins


July 5th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by GD
We have the name of a clear winner for this year's 94th Annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest, and the winner of this very popular event is Joey "Jaws" Chestnut. The last ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Californian smashes hot dog eating world record by having 68 in 10 mins


July 5th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 05 (ANI): A man from California wolfed down 68 hot dogs in 10 minutes to smash the previous world record of 66 and to win America's Coney Island annual hot ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Draws Crowd


July 4th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by GD
On the 4th of July, another event is going to add to the list of celebratory factors, which is the IFOCE "Nathan's International July Fourth Hot Dog Eating Contest". A ... Read more...

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Elephants down more hot dogs than humans in Coney Island competition


July 4th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jul 4 (ANI): An eating competition held in Coney Island saw three elephants downing 505 hot dog buns, while three of their human contenders downed only 143.Eric "Badlands" Booker, 40, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Grab a free Obama bobblehead at ‘Baracklyn Cyclones’ baseball night


June 20th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 20 (ANI): Minor league baseball team The Brooklyn Cyclones will officially be renamed The Baracklyn Cyclones for a night in honour of US President Barack Obama.The first 2,500 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Missing Indian origin girl student found, contacts New York Police


February 4th, 2009 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 4 (ANI): An Indian origin American student, Erica Desai, who has been missing since January 20, has notified the New York Police that she is alive after running ... Read more...

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Ex- hot-dog eating champ fails to break fruitcake record


December 27th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 27 (ANI): Takeru Kobayashi, the legendary hot-dog gobbler, failed in his bid to break world fruitcake eating championship.The man, who ate 63 hotdogs in 12 minutes, left the ... Read more...

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World hot dog chomping champ retains his crown after eat-off!


July 5th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 5 (ANI): American Joey Chestnut retained his crown at the annual hot dog eating contest in the Big Apple by gulping down a whopping 64 hot dogs in just ... Read more...

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