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Keith Urban named fourth ‘American Idol’ judge


September 17th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (IANS) The four judges of US reality show "American Idol" have been finalised and announced officially. Singer Keith Urban will fill the fourth judge's position for ... Read more...

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Jasmine Lennard slams Kerry Katona


August 30th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 30 (THAINDAIN NEWS) Jasmine Leonnard took to Twitter and slammed Kerry Katona on her face when Katona talked about her in her OK! Column. This is great publicity for the ... Read more...

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January Jones dating Noah Miller?


August 27th, 2012 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 27 (IANS) Actress January Jones is reportedly dating director Noah Miller.The pair sparked rumours of a new romance after Jones was photographed walking hand-in-hand with Miller in ... Read more...

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Humphries is a cancer: Kardashian


August 17th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 17 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian says her estranged husband NBA player Kris Humphries is like a cancer in her life and she wants to get rid ... Read more...

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Peter Andre learns to be an ideal boyfriend


August 15th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 15 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre is hosting TV show "Bad Boyfriend Club" and says that it is helping him improve himself and become a "perfect date" for ... Read more...

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My wife my greatest critic: Kabir Khan


August 10th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Whenever Kabir Khan wants an honest opinon on his work, the director relies on his wife, TV anchor Mini Mathur, because she won't hesitate to ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Blade Runner’s 400 metre dream over


August 6th, 2012 - 4:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) The first half of Oscar Pistorius' incredible Olympic adventure came to an end Sunday night when he failed to qualify for the final of the men's ... Read more...

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Kolkata celebrates as Pranab becomes president


July 25th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) The city erupted with joy Wednesday as Pranab Mukherjee was sworn in as the country's new president, the first Bengali to occupy the high office. ... Read more...

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Chinese tightrope walker survives high wire fall


July 9th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hunan, July 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chinese stuntman Aisikaier Wubulikasimu ought to thank his lucky stars that he survived after a high wire fall, above a gorge.Aisikaier Wubulikasimu was walking 650 feet above ... Read more...

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Niagara Falls Tightrope Walk To Cost Over $1 million


June 15th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Niagara Falls, June 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Daredevil Nik Wallenda has estimated that his tightrope walk across the Niagara Falls will cost more than $1 million. The total cost includes the manufacturing and ... Read more...

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Russian gay rights activist fined under new law


May 5th, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian gay rights activist has become the first person to be fined under a new law banning homosexual propaganda in St. Petersburg.Nikolai Alexeyev, ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin happy with family, return to Broadway


February 14th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 14 (IANS/EFE) Singer and actor Ricky Martin said he is happy with both his personal and professional life as he prepares to return to the Broadway stage ... Read more...

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Hrithik eager to show ‘Agneepath’ to Big B


January 17th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) If Hrithik Roshan is eagerly awaiting the release of "Agneepath", he is equally keen to show the film to the original Vijay Dinanath Chauhan, Amitabh ... Read more...

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Gaga makes history with 18 mn followers on Twitter


January 17th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga has become the first person in the world to cross 18 million followers on micro-blogging site Twitter.The 25-year-old has left behind teen ... Read more...

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Homai Vyarawalla: My interaction with the grand old lady (First Person)


January 15th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
I remember when I first met Homai Vyarawalla. She sat in front of us calm and collected. For me, she was an awe-inspiring figure, a myth that I suddenly realised to ... Read more...

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Hrithik wishes for good health on his birthday


January 10th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) Bollywood heartthrob Hrithik Roshan, who has been having health trouble for some time, says he wishes for good health and prays to stay fit on his ... Read more...

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Four held over Indian student’s killing


December 28th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) Four people have been arrested in connection with the killing of 23-year-old Indian student Anuj Bidve in Manchester, a media report said Wednesday.The four people include ... Read more...

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Missing nurse case: Husband accused of involvement in disappearance


December 15th, 2011 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, Dec 15 (IANS) Amarchand, the husband of missing nurse Bhanwari Devi, has been accused of being part of the conspiracy behind the disappearance of his wife since Sep 1, ... Read more...

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Hilary Duff to shift to Canada?


December 13th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 13 (IANS) Actress-singer Hilary Duff, who is expecting her first child, is tempted to relocate to her husband Mike Comrie's native Canada to avoid media glare ... Read more...

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Phylicia Rashad lands ‘Denzel Washignton Chair in Theatre’ at Fordham


October 7th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Denzel Washington has named Bill Cosby star Phylicia Rashad as the Denzel Washington Chair in Theatre at Fordham. With that, Phylicia has become the first person ... Read more...

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Reese Witherspoon shows off her black eye after accident


September 14th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Reese Witherspoon has gone public with her injuries. Witherspoon was rushed to the hospital after she was hit by a car last week. The ... Read more...

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Director Steven Soderbergh announces his retirement


August 30th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Movie director Steven Soderbergh has announced his retirement from the movie industry. The 48-year-old director officially hinted about his retirement last March when he spoke to ... Read more...

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Film on descendants of martyrs of freedom struggle


August 24th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Telling the story of the plight of descendents of the forgotten martyrs of India's independence struggle, a Delhi-based journalist is coming up with a two-hour historical ... Read more...

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Harendra hits out at Pargat, accuses him of match-fixing


August 18th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Harendra Singh, who was replaced as India coach by Australian Michael Nobbs, Thursday hit out at former captain and his team mate Pargat Singh, saying ... Read more...

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Bodybuilder dies of taser gun bolt!


August 18th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) A 27-year-old bodybuilder in Britain has died after being jolted by a taser gun used by police to normally just stun.Dale Burns, a taxi driver by ... Read more...

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First death recorded in US by vampire bat’s bite


August 13th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The first person to die as a result of a vampire bat's bite in the United States is a 19-year-old Mexican migrant worker. US officials did ... Read more...

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Kelly Osbourne frightened by Amy’s death


August 3rd, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Singer Kelly Osbourne says her best friend Amy Winehouse's death has shocked and frightened her.Kelly, who flew from Los Angeles to London to attend Winehouse's ... Read more...

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Vera Wang to design Kim Kardashian’s wedding gown


August 2nd, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Fashion designer Vera Wang will create the wedding gown of reality TV star Kim Kardashian.Kardashian, who is set to wed New Jersey Nets basketball player Kris ... Read more...

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Rajesh Singh wins Rs.1 crore on Bhojpuri KBC (With Images)


July 27th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Rajesh Singh, from Kushinagar in Uttar Pradesh, has won Rs.1 crore on the Bhojpuri version of "Kaun Banega Crorepati", hosted by actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha.The show ... Read more...

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Mexican politician becomes first to wear ankle monitor


July 22nd, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 22 (IANS/EFE) A former Mexican mayor, who is facing organised crime charges, has become the first person in the country to wear an ankle monitor while awaiting ... Read more...

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Wendi Deng jumps to Rupert’s defense when he was attacked with a foam pie


July 20th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When media mogul Rupert Murdoch was attacked, the first person who jumped into his defense was his wife Wendi Deng. Rupert and son James have been summoned ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘News of the World’ Whistleblower Sean Hoare found dead


July 19th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Watford, July 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sean Hoare who is considered one of the first whistleblowers in the phone hacking scandal in the United Kingdom has been found dead at his home. The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Australian woman sets solo ocean swim record


June 15th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 15 (IANS) An Australian woman has set a new world record for an unassisted solo ocean swim, the Australian Associated Press (AAP) reported.Shadowed by sharks and fighting severe ... Read more...

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Grandma’s urn left at Fenton Goodwill store


June 11th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Fenton, June 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Fenton Goodwill store received quite an unusual gift this Easter when what appeared to be an urn turned up in the things that they received. The ... Read more...

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Woman exonerated after spending 17 years behind bars


May 9th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Utah, May 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An inmate in Utah prison, Debra Brown, will become the first person to get out of jail using a 2008 law. Brown was jailed for the 1993 ... Read more...

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