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Ruined Jesus Fresco Inspires Online Competition


August 31st, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Spanish cultural officials were shocked when pensioner Cecilia Gimenez tried to work on a painting of Jesus and left it looking like a hairy monkey that was ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

An emotional Ratan Tata says goodbye to shareholders


August 31st, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) A shareholder garlanded him, some offered him send-off gifts and yet others urged him to put his signature on the annual report.Ratan Tata, who chaired ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Olympic badminton: China’s Yang quits badminton after being expelled


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) China's Olympic badminton doubles champion Yu Yang has decided to quit the sport, hours after being disqualified from the Games here for "throwing a match".Her announcement ... Read more...

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Nasri excluded from French team over Euro fiasco


July 28th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Paris, July 27 (IANS) French Football Federation (FFF) Friday suspended Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri from the national football team for three games after his offensive remarks during Euro 2012 ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Hamilton blames ‘cruel luck’ for Hockenheim fiasco


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Hockenheim (Germany) July 23 (IANS/CMC) McLaren driver Lewis Hamilton has cursed his "cruel luck" after a puncture and then gearbox problems forced him to retire in the Formula One German ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sports minister asks AITA why not send two teams (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken, stepping into the Indian Olympic tennis imbroglio, Monday asked the All India Tennis Association (AITA) to explain why it was ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dutch still have chance despite defeat


June 14th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kharkiv, June 14 (IANS) The Dutch national team suffered its second consecutive defeat at Euro 2012 against Germany, but despite a broken morale the World Cup finalists still have a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

South Africa want apology for anthem fiasco


June 6th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS) The South African Hockey Association has demanded an apology from the organisers of Investec London Cup women's tournament in Chiswick for the anthem fiasco ahead of ... Read more...

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Internet would have made 1975 Emergency a fiasco: Jaitley


May 17th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Had internet been there, the Emergency of 1975 would have been a "fiasco", said Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley Thursday as ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Gadkari skips questions on Yeddyurappa


February 27th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 27 (IANS) BJP president Nitin Gadkari Monday refused to take questions from the media related to former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's claim that incumbent Chief Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rushdie may speak at Jaipur fest - via video


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Salman Rushdie, author of the controversial "The Satanic Verses", is likely to address the Jaipur Literature Festival via video-link Tuesday, the organisers said, days after ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Dempo not to take Chirag United lightly


January 13th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Goa, Jan 13 (IANS) Dempo Sports Club are still trying to come to terms with their last loss in the I-League. The 1-2 loss against Prayag United not just pegged ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Lokpal bill is well thought out: Amartya Sen (Lead, superseding earlier story)


January 3rd, 2012 - 2:35 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 3 (IANS) Amid fiasco in Parliament over the Lokpal bill and strong criticism of some of its clauses on Lokayukta by different political parties, Nobel laureate, economist ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Lokpal bill not well thought out: Amartya Sen


January 3rd, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 2 (IANS) Amid fiasco in Parliament over the Lokpal bill and strong criticism of some of its clauses on Lakayuka by different political parties, Nobel laureate, economist ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

May concede some of Trinamool’s Lokpal concerns: Chidambaram (Lead)


December 31st, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 31 (IANS) The government Saturday expressed confidence that ally Trinamool Congress will come on board when the Lokpal bill is taken up in the budget session of ... Read more...

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Government ‘may’ redraft Lokayukta provision: Chidambaram


December 31st, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 31 (IANS) In order to have bitter critic Trinamool Congress onboard when the Lokpal bill is taken up again in the budget session of parliament, Home Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

BJP delegation to meet president over Lokal bill


December 31st, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday said that a delegation of senior leaders will meet President Pratibha Patil Jan 3 to register the party's ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

187 amendments played spoiler to Lokpal bill: Government (Lead)


December 30th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The government Friday shifted the entire blame for the Lokpal fiasco on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), saying the opposition with "an understanding with ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

187 amendments played spoiler to Lokpal bill: Government


December 30th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The government Friday shifted the entire blame for the Lokpal fiasco on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), saying the opposition with "an understanding with ... Read more...

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25 minute firework display gone in 50 seconds


November 7th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Glasgow, Nov 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Patrons to a fireworks show have been offered another show after the promised 25-minute display ended in less than 1 minute. The organizers of the show has ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Metallica fiasco: Judicial custody for four


November 3rd, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Nov 3 (IANS) Four officials of an event management company organising last week's cancelled Metallica concert here were Thursday sent to judicial custody for 14 days by a local ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ranbir event runs into rough weather in Lucknow


October 21st, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) Ranbir Kapoor, the heartthrob of millions, had a tough time in Lucknow Friday after he abruptly walked out of an event to promote his latest ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

British MPs to get beefed up security after foam-fiasco


October 18th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) A new security chief is likely to be appointed to oversee the protection of the Parliament following the "chaos" caused by a foam pie assault on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Engineers being made scapegoats in CWG mess: Council (Lead)


August 11th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) In the wake of the Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report highlighting irregularities in Commonwealth Games projects, the Engineering Council of India (ECI) Thursday said ... Read more...

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Engineers being made scapegoats in CWG mess: Council


August 11th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) In the wake of a Comptroller and Auditor General's (CAG) report highlighting irregularities in Commonwealth Games projects, the Engineering Council of India (ECI) Thursday said ... Read more...

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Kings of Leon cancel their Houston concert


August 2nd, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dallas, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘Kings of Leon’ are in big trouble as cracks within the band are now visible to the public. During a concert in Dallas there was a big ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

World squash body probing Pakistan’s visa fiasco


July 22nd, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 22 (IANS) The World Squash Federation (WSF) has launched a probe into allegations that it was responsible for a visa fiasco that saw Pakistan missing the World Junior ... Read more...

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I wanted a tall husband: Ratan Rajput


July 10th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) TV actress Ratan Rajput chose software engineer Abhinav Sharma as her life partner because he not only fulfilled all her criteria -- and he is very ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

NADA conducts surprise raid at NIS, Patiala


July 9th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The National Anti Doping Agency conducted a surprise raid at the National Institute of Sports (NIS), Patiala, Saturday.A four-member NADA team searched the premises and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

I’m innocent, want to leave India: Ukrainian coach (Roundup)


July 8th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala, July 8 (IANS) Amidst high drama, sacked athletics coach Yuri Orgodnik Friday pleaded that he be allowed to immediately return to his native Ukraine as he feared for his ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole plans lavish birthday party


June 30th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole is planning to splurge around 40,000 pounds on alcohol for her birthday party.The Girls Aloud singer - who turned 28 Thursday - will ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Goa to inspect kitchens after mid-day meal fiasco


June 17th, 2011 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 16 (IANS) Goa's education department Thursday asked the state food and drugs administration (FDA) to regularly inspect all kitchens run by self-help groups in the state which provide ... Read more...

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Clarke vows not to repeat ‘mistakes’ when India tours Australia


June 11th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 11 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke has vowed not to repeat the mistakes committed during the controversial 2008 Sydney test against India when the World Champions tour ... Read more...

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Don’t push things under the rug: Pakistani daily on Osama raid


May 13th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) The government is wringing its hands over the US raid to kill Osama bin Laden, a Pakistani daily said, adding that "we must not attempt ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

No more forced land acquisition, says Buddhadeb


March 27th, 2011 - 1:36 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) Emphasising that the Left Front government in West Bengal has learnt a necessary lesson from the Singur fiasco, Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Saturday said it has ... Read more...

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