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Current times worse than emergency: Advani


September 12th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani has come out in support of Aseem Trivedi, saying the act of jailing the cartoonist for an allegedly ... Read more...

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Megan Fox makes a scantily clad cameo in ‘This is 40′


August 10th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Megan Fox, who is famous for her role in ‘Transformers’ will be appearing in a new movie. The comedy by Judd Apatow which is entitled ‘This ... Read more...

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A candid post-mortem of the LTTE (Book Review)


July 16th, 2012 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Book: "The Prabhakaran Saga"; Author: S. Murali; Publisher: Sage Publishers;Pages: 362; Price: Rs.425This is a cold-blooded yet comprehensive post-mortem of the rise and fall of the LTTE and its boss Velupillai ... Read more...

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Slash proud of Guns N’ Roses


May 21st, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 21 (IANS) Slash, former lead guitarist of Guns N' Roses, says he is very proud of his time with the band and insists he will always include ... Read more...

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‘The Dictator’ banned in Tajikistan


May 18th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sacha Baron Cohen's new comedy film "The Dictator" will not be shown in the movie theaters of Tajikistan due to "the mentality of people", Tajik ... Read more...

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Anna Faris’ red carpet mishap


May 12th, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) Actress Anna Faris, who is pregnant with her first child, was left embarrased after she accidently flashed her underwear at the premiere of her film "The ... Read more...

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When Zia-ul Haq was punished in Shimla


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 2 (IANS) He was a Pakistani dictator feared by many, but there was a time when Zia-ul Haq found himself at the receiving end. The incident dates back ... Read more...

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Sacha Baron Cohen not welcome to attend Oscars dressed as ‘The Dictator’


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Barring any last minute compromise, comedian Sacha Baron Cohen may not be allowed on the red carpet during the Oscars. Industry reports suggest that the ... Read more...

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Why is Sacha Baron barred from the Oscar ceremony?


February 23rd, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angels, Feb 23 (IANS) Known for his portrayal of three unorthodox fictional characters -- Ali G, Borat, and Brüno, actor Sacha Baron Cohen has been barred from attending the ... Read more...

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Hitler had son with French teen


February 18th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Adolf Hitler had a son with a French teenager while serving as a soldier during the First World War, The Telegraph reported Friday.Jean-Marie Loret, who died ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s bloodied shirt, ring up for sale


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's wedding ring and the shirt he wore when he was killed by rebels last October have been put up for ... Read more...

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Bengal Congress minister to quit after party go-ahead


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) Congress minister Manoj Chakraborty, who has been given the go-ahead to quit the Mamata Banerjee ministry, said Saturday he was resigning as he could not ... Read more...

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Congress minister allowed to quit Mamata ministry


January 20th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 20 (IANS) The Congress Friday gave the go-ahead to the West Bengal Congress minister who wished to quit the Mamata Banerjee ministry after calling the chief minister ... Read more...

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Hitler stole Beetle idea from Jewish engineer: Book


January 16th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) Adolf Hitler stole the idea for the iconic Volkswagen Beetle car from a Jewish engineer and had his name written out of history, a historian has ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Clooney’s next about stolen artwork


January 10th, 2012 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 10 (IANS) Actor George Clooney's next will be a big screen adaptation of Robert M. Edse's book, which talks about a handful of experts experts who are ... Read more...

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Manuel Noriega returns to Panama


December 12th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Panama City, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega has returned to the country after serving almost 20 years in prison on foreign lands. He was immediately picked by the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘Gaddafi should have been alive for being prosecuted


October 23rd, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) Libya's acting Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril wishes Muammar Gaddafi were alive so that he could have prosecuted the dictator for his actions during his 42-year rule. "To ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s son vows to avenge father’s death


October 23rd, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Oct 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Seif al-Islam, one of the sons of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has vowed to take revenge for his father's death.Gaddafi was killed Thursday by the ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s daughter sick after seeing dead father on TV


October 22nd, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Algiers, Oct 22 (IANS/AKI) Muammar Gaddafi's daughter Aisha was hospitalised in Algeria after learning that her father and brother Muttasim had been killed by Libyan transitional government forces, according ... Read more...

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Gaddafi was alive when captured, shows YouTube video


October 21st, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) Muammar Gaddafi was alive when he was captured by the National Transitional Council fighters in his hometown Sirte shows a video on YouTube. The video appears to ... Read more...

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Berlusconi breaks into Latin on Gaddafi’s death


October 21st, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 21 (IANS/AKI) After hearing about the death of his former friend Muammar Gaddafi, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi used a Latin phrase to say that everything is transitory."Sic ... Read more...

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Hilary Swank criticized for going to Chechnya


October 12th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Oscar-winning stars Hilary Swank and Jan Claude Van Damme were in Chechnya last week for the birthday bash of the country’s leader Ramzan Kadyrov. The two ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Franco’s remains may be exhumed


October 10th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 10 (IANS/AKI) Spain may dig up the remains of late dictator Francisco Franco to move them from a sprawling mausoleum to a cemetery, a news report said. A ... Read more...

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Nicaragua ready to shelter Gaddafi


August 24th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Nicaragua would consider giving asylum to embattled Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi if he asks for it, an aide to the Central American country's president told ... Read more...

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Italy calls on Gaddafi to surrender


August 22nd, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 22 (IANS/AKI) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is on the verge of losing power as rebels surround his compound and three of his sons are arrested, Italian Foreign Minister ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s rule in Libya has come to an end: Obama


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) US President Barack Obama said Sunday that Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's rule in the country has come to an end and asked him to relinquish ... Read more...

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CAG is not only the government’s accountant: BJP


August 11th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) Thursday slammed the Congress's contention that the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) was there only to audit government expenditures, saying ... Read more...

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Mulayam Singh detained, released in Ghaziabad


July 7th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 7 (IANS) Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav was Thursday detained and later released in Ghaziabad while he was on his way to Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh, police ... Read more...

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Threat to democracy is from unelected tyrants, says Congress (Lead)


June 13th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Coming out hard against Team Anna Hazare, the Congress Monday accused it of being undemocratic in talks with the government on the proposed Lokpal ... Read more...

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1919 hate-filled letter by Hitler unveiled


June 8th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 8 IANS) A rare 1919 hate-filled letter signed by Adolf Hitler was unveiled by the Simon Wiesenthal Center here Tuesday.The letter shows Hitler's hatred for Jews even ... Read more...

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We face an historic opportunity in Mideast: Obama


May 20th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) Laying out his vision for America's role in the Middle East, President Barack Obama Thursday pledged US support for fledgling democracies across the region, saying: ... Read more...

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Learn from US how to deal with terrorism: Bal Thackeray


May 4th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Wednesday exhorted India to "learn" how to deal with terrorism from the US which killed Osama bin Laden without bothering about ... Read more...

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Libya regime targets British embassy after Gaddafi ‘assassination’ attempt


May 2nd, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): Libyan forces set alight the British embassy in Tripoli, and also targeted other Western buildings after NATO airstrikes were carried out to assassinate Colonel Muammar Gaddafi.The Libyan ... Read more...

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Gaddafi regime came close to inking deal with McLaren F1 team


April 28th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28(ANI): McLaren Formula One team was reportedly involved in a potential 25 million pound deal with Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi's regime.According to The Daily Mail, McLaren had produced a mock-up ... Read more...

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University of St Andrews to review Syria funding arrangement


April 28th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28(ANI): The University of St Andrews, the third oldest university in the United Kingdom, has decided to review the work of one of its academic research centres because its funding ... Read more...

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