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Resemblance has been an amazing fluke: Madonna’s lookalike


August 21st, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 21 (IANS) Singer Melissa Totten is enjoying being pop diva Madonna's lookalike, as it gives her the chance to travel across the globe."It (resemblance) has been an ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Myanmar dolphins work with fishermen


May 28th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Nay Pyi Taw, May 28 (IANS) Dolphins in Myanmar's Ayeyawady river are unique -- they help fishermen by herding fishes towards the net.The interactive fishing technique between the dolphins and ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Office boredom drives men to flirt


April 22nd, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) Office boredom rather than sparks of passion drives men to flirt with female colleagues, says a Surrey University study based on a survey of 200 people. ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Rush Limbaugh’s diatribe hurts GOP prospects


March 9th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rush Limbaugh has come under fire for his comments on Georgetown University student Sandra Fluke. As Americans debate on what is constitutional and what is not, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sarah Palin wants some answers on why Obama contacted Sandra Fluke’s parents


March 8th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Shortly after President Barack Obama announced that he has contacted the parents of Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke, former Alaska governor Sarah Palin came out with ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Madonna should quit movies, feels Furnish


January 18th, 2012 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 18 (IANS) Singer Elton John's partner David Furnish targeted pop star Madonna, calling her Golden Globes win "a fluke" and urging her to "stick to what ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: The Cutting Edge


September 17th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Edge took the stage center ring on a stool and hosted his show 'The Cutting Edge'. He spoke of his dream of being a wrestler while watching Stone ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sheen miffed with ‘Two And a Half Men’ boss


April 30th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen has fuelled his war of words with "Two And a Half Men" boss Chuck Lorre by writing a letter attacking rumoured plans to ... Read more...

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Splash the cash if you want Champions League fame: Redknapp


April 14th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.14 (ANI): Coach Harry Redknapp has insisted that the only way Tottenham can become a Champions League force is to splash the cash like their top-four rivals.Redknapp reckons Tottenham must ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India can try out their options against the Netherlands (Preview)


March 8th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) After a testing time against Ireland, India will hope to have it easy against the Netherlands in their World Cup Group B match here ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Jordan’s war of words with ex Peter Andre over burn on daughter’s back


February 7th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): Katie Price had a war of words with her ex-husband Peter Andre after he found a burn on their daughter Princess' back.Andre, 37, was furious when he discovered ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Welsh mum beats odds of 133,000/1 with birth of 3 children on same date


February 5th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): A woman in Wales has beaten incredible odds of 133,000/1 after she gave birth to three of her children on the same date.Pam Banwell, 35, gave birth to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Swann still the trump card against Australia in Ashes: Willis


December 23rd, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 23 (ANI): Former England fast bowler and now commentator Bob Willis believes that off-spinner Graeme Swann remains England's trump card against the Australians in the two Ashes Tests to be ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Afghan coach Rashid Latif challenges Pak to a rematch


December 14th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec. 14 (ANI): Afghanistan cricket coach and former Pakistan wicketkeeper Rashid Latif has challenged Pakistan for a rematch after it was alleged that the Twenty20 match between the two teams in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ponting determined to set the tone for Oz Ashes campaign: Roebuck


November 25th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 25(ANI): Noted cricket commentator Peter Roebuck is backing Australian skipper Ricky Ponting to establish his authority at the Gabba to "set the tone" for his team's campaign of regaining the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Paine injury shows Oz cricketing chiefs have taken leave of their senses: Roebuck


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov.23 (ANI): Noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck has slammed Cricket Australia for organizing what he called a "poorly timed and irrelevant costume drama at the Gabba on Sunday night", which resulted ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Obama’s Midterm Approval Rating Remains Low Despite Reports


November 11th, 2010 - 2:31 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports were released today showing that American President Barack Obama’s approval rate had climbed 4% after the midterm elections in which his Democratic Party lost control ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian archers win silver in men’s compound, women bag bronze (Roundup)


October 7th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) India's unsung compound archers won the men's silver and the women's bronze in team events to give the country its first ever Commonwealth Games medals ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Thuppariyum Anand from March 2011


September 22nd, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Gowtham Menon is constantly hitting headlines for his continuous projects. The filmmaker has recently completed shooting for Nadunisi Naigal, a psychological thriller and will soon commence ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US jobless rate still high because of rise in unemployment


September 6th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sep 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) America's jobless rate is expected to take a further nosedive when the August employment report is released.Analysts say they expect the American private sector to add ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

People dump superstition when faced with death


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 3 (IANS) People who believe in fate and destiny tend to dump superstition when faced with the death, says a recent study. Researchers were surprised to find that study ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Superstitious people let go of all their beliefs when faced with death


September 3rd, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 3 (ANI): People who believe in fate are more superstitious, but the same people, when faced with death, abandon all their beliefs - says a new study.Kansas State University ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Carlos’ 1997 ‘greatest ever free kick’ was not a fluke, say physicists


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 02 (ANI): Physicists have revealed that Brazilian Roberto Carlos's 1997 free kick-dubbed the greatest free kick-against France was not a fluke.A French team of scientists discovered the trajectory of the ... Read more...

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Swann’s ‘brilliant off-break’ dubbed English “ball of 21st century”


August 10th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug. 10 (ANI): England spinner Graeme Swann's brilliant off-break to bowl Pakistan opener Imran Farhat in the visitor's second innings at Edgbaston, has been declared as the ball of the 21st ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Benaud urges fans to watch Australia-Pakistan Test match for ‘bizarre cricket’


July 18th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 18(ANI): Former Australian all-rounder Richie Benaud reckons that if fans wants to see cricket served up in bizarre fashion then they must watch Australia play Pakistan at Test match level.Benaud's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Berdych says he fears no one after beating Djokovic


July 3rd, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): Czech tennis star Tomas Berdych has said that he does not fear anyone following his stunning wins over Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic to enter the finals ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘On-fire’ Berdych says he ‘doesn’t fear anyone’ following giant-killing spree


July 3rd, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30(ANI): Ahead of Sunday's Wimbledon final showdown against Rafael Nadal, giant-killer Tomas Berdych has said that he doesn't fear anyone following his performances to beat Roger Federer and Novak ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Former President Bill Clinton’s car involved in Connecticut traffic accident


May 24th, 2010 - 4:48 am ICT by BNO News
NEW HAVEN, CONNECTICUT (BNO NEWS) -- The SUV transporting former U.S. President Bill Clinton was involved in a traffic accident in New Haven, Connecticut on Sunday, local media reported.The accident happened on ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

India to begin World Twenty20 campaign against Afghanistan


April 30th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St. Lucia), April 30 (IANS) Eleven months after losing their World Twenty20 crown in England, India will take another shot at the title when they begin their campaign against ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Euro champions England happy with underdogs tag


February 26th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Despite being the European champions, England are not considered as the title favourites for the hockey World Cup. But captain Ben Hawes feels that the underdogs tag ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bhajji thanks Anil-bhai for all those tips


February 18th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) After spearheading the Indian attack to a sensational victory in the second Test against South Africa at the Eden Garden here Thursday, offie Harbhajan Singh thanked his ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Hussey safe for another tilt at Ashes


February 6th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb. 6 (ANI): Dismissed as a has been at the start of the Australian summer, middle-order batsman Michael Hussey continues to be a key member of Australia's Test and one-day teams, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Madonna calls daughter “a show girl”


December 9th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Madonna was more than happy to have her daughter Lourdes in a starring role in her Celebration music video, and says the 13-year-old is a talented "show ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ancient birds may have lost teeth to get airborne


December 9th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 9 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have suggested that ancient birds lost their teeth in order to shed some weight to get airborne.Archaeopteryx, at 150 million years old still ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Train killer Gerardo Sanchez behaved like a lunatic


November 23rd, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Train killer Gerardo Sanchez who killed a commuter on a D Train on Saturday is said to have behaved very strangely and seemed more like ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

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