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Sword wielding knights rob French medieval festival


July 31st, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the largest festivals held in France is the Medievals Europeans de Bitche. It is attended by many considering that it is a sporting activity. The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

I have a plan to hoodwink the Europeans: Drag-flicker Sandeep Singh (Interview)


June 30th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) India's specialist drag-flicker Sandeep Singh says he has worked out a plan to hoodwink the European chargers rushing out to foil him from taking perfect ... Read more...

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Russia to expand commercial space services


June 30th, 2012 - 3:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will expand its commercial space services and push the US and the European Union out of that market, a minister has said.Deputy Prime Minister ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Players’ obsession is only to win: Hockey coach Michael Nobbs


June 17th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) India's hockey coach Michael Nobbs says the one good thing about the present lot of players is that they are neither euphoric nor weighed down ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

US wants more steps to solve Eurozone crisis


June 5th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) The White House has called on the European nations to take more steps to solve the worsening Eurozone crisis, saying the markets view the measures ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Russia can help ISS astronauts with rehabilitation’


March 30th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is ready to offer its medical expertise in the post-flight rehabilitation of astronauts from partner countries on the International Space Station (ISS)."We know how ... Read more...

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Whole package for Doha round will not be passed: WTO chief


March 19th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, March 19 (IANS) World Trade Organisation Director-General Pascal Lamy Monday said the agreements for the Doha round of trade talks will not be passed as the whole package envisaged ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Experience love through EU movie fest


March 15th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The focus is on love at the 17th edition of the European Union film festival that has kick-started here. A bouquet of 25 films, including ... Read more...

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EU official seeks gender balance in company boards


March 6th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 6 (IANS) EU justice commissioner Viviane Reding Monday called on Europe to break the "glass ceiling" for women in company boards, as a latest report shows that only ... Read more...

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Revelry as India in Olympic race, hard road ahead


February 27th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) It was celebration time in India with the men's hockey team back in the Olympics after eight years. The only person who is thinking of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Celebrations as India hockey back in Olympic race


February 27th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) It was celebration time in India with the men's hockey team back in the Olympics after eight years. The only person who is thinking of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

I am confident of making the Olympics: TT star Sharath Kamal


February 16th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) India's top table tennis player Sharath Kamal's form was in free fall last year. To make matters worse, he had to shift to a new ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘EU ban to cause hefty economic loss to Europeans’


January 31st, 2012 - 5:51 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 31 (IANS) The European Union (EU) ban on importing oil from Iran will be a "hefty economic loss" for the Europeans, the state-run Press TV quoted a senior ... Read more...

Posted in World |

We don’t need to sell oil to Europe: Ahmadinejad


January 27th, 2012 - 6:50 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Jan 27 (IANS) Iran does not need to sell its oil to European nations, President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has said in response to oil embargo imposed by the European Union.The ... Read more...

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The many ‘Shah Rukhis’ of Vienna head for Berlin


January 20th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Jan 20 (IANS) For 51-year-old Maria Stella Hinterndorfer, the wait has only just begun. Called "Shah Rukhi number one", she is one of the most ardent fans of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pizza, cappuccino prices in Italy doubled with euro


December 30th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, Dec 30 (IANS/AKI) The price for a pizza in Milan has doubled during the ten years since they gave up the lira for the euro currency. A cappuccino also ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

World’s biggest insect found


December 2nd, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 2 (IANS) An American explorer claims to have found the world's biggest insect on New Zealand's Little Barrier Island.The insect is called the "Weta Bug" and has a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Euro zone democracy: Market forces over people’s power? (Comment)


November 25th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Democracy may be an unfinished project, but can its imperfections be an excuse for Euro zone oligarchs to dismiss two elected governments?In the case of Greece, they added extra pressure to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Iran not concerned if Europe doesn’t buy its oil: Official


November 23rd, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 23 (IANS) Iran has no fear of not selling crude oil to Europe, a top Iranian official has said, following reports that France has urged the European Union ... Read more...

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Europeans too slow in tackling crisis: Brazil


November 9th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, Nov 9 (IANS) European countries are too slow in helping solve the global economic crisis, said Brazilian Finance Minister Guido Mantega.He criticised the European countries for letting ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Europe has resources to tackle crisis: US official


October 26th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) The financial crisis in Europe presents the most serious risk to global recovery, but the European nations have the resources to cope with it, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

FIFA ex-vice president to reveal graft within world body


October 18th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), Oct 18 (IANS/CMC) Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner has promised to reveal details of corruption within the world soccer body that would "turn stomachs".Warner said in ... Read more...

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Asians, Europeans need different doses for same condition


October 17th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 17 (IANS) Dietary and lifestyle differences may explain why South Asians and Europeans require different doses of drugs to treat similar conditions.Vidya Perera, final year pharmacy doctoral student ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

White House backs clean technology to compete with India, China


September 29th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 29 (IANS) The White House is vigorously defending a controversial loan guarantee scheme for clean technology industry saying it was aimed at enabling the US to compete ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Vidya Stokes recipe for longevity - no grains for 50 years


September 4th, 2011 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 4 (IANS) "Age cannot wither her nor can custom stale her infinite variety," is what Shakespeare wrote for Cleopatra. The same, it seems, could be true for ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Foreigners arrested in British riots to be deported


August 20th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) More than 150 foreign nationals arrested after the riots in Britain will be deported, a media report said Saturday.Immigration Minister Damian Green said they will be ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US wants India, China to act against Syria


August 12th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Stepping up pressure against the Assad regime in Syria, the US has asked India and China, with major investment in Syria's energy sector, to join Washington ... Read more...

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World Archery: Indian women lose in final, settle for silver


July 10th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) The Indian recurve women's team had to be satisfied with the silver after a 207-210 loss to Italy in the final of the World Archery Championship ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Today is Chocolate Day


July 7th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 7th of July has been set aside as the Chocolate Day. The day has been set aside to celebrate the discovery of the sweet ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Indian TT players at ease with European trainers


June 26th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Indian table tennis players prefer training under European coaches because they are English speaking and, importantly, they have had more encouraging results under them ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Fire destroys 108-year-old railway station


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kandaghat (Himachal Pradesh), May 3 (IANS) A heritage railway station made entirely of wood and built by the British in 1903 was gutted in a fire here early Tuesday, police ... Read more...

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Sixth train on Kalka-Shimla track


April 25th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 25 (IANS) To cater to the tourist rush to this Himachal Pradesh town, Northern Railway has decided to run another toy train on the Kalka-Shimla track, making it ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indians spend more on hotel stay than Europeans


April 13th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Indian travellers were the sixth largest spenders in hotels overseas in 2010, ahead of countries such as the United Kingdom, France, Germany and Singapore, according ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Libya military intervention more in interest of Europe than US: Jim Jones


April 4th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 4 (ANI): Former US National Security Advisor Jim Jones has said that the military intervention in Libya was more in the vital interest of Europeans" than Americans."It's not a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Finns dig into malai kofta and masala chicken


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, April 3 (IANS) Finland may not have many Indians, but Indian restaurants have certainly made a mark in the Scandinavian nation, luring tens of hundreds of Finns as ... Read more...

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