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Former Sri Lankan army chief to be tried for mutiny


June 7th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 7 (IANS) Former Sri Lankan army chief Sarath Fonseka, who was released from jail a few weeks ago, and his personal assistant will be tried for harbouring army ... Read more...

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Polish hotels begin lowering tariff before Euro 2012


May 25th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 25 (IANS) Three weeks before the start of the Euro 2012 football tournament, Polish hotels have begun lowering their tariffs as they are left with thousands of unbooked ... Read more...

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Finnair retains its four-star rating by Skytrax


April 13th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, April 13 (IANS) Nordic passenger carrier Finnair Friday said it has managed to maintain its four-star rating in the audit conducted by international airline survey company Skytrax."We have determinedly ... Read more...

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Police scale down seized fake money haul, say notes good quality


January 14th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Counterfeit currency, seized in Delhi Thursday, has been now found to have a face value of Rs.2.24 crore, not Rs.6 crore as announced earlier, Delhi ... Read more...

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Documentary hails North Korea’s new leader


January 9th, 2012 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea's state television Sunday aired a documentary about the country's new leader Kim Jong-un, in which he is shown inspecting troops and manoeuvring a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Alba opposes toxic chemical use in baby products


May 24th, 2011 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 24 (IANS) Actress Jessica Alba, who is expecting her second child, will head to Washington soon to urge members of the US Congress to introduce a new law ... Read more...

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‘I learned to accept my post-pregnancy body’: Jessica Alba


April 15th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): Hollywood star Jessica Alba, who is now expecting her second child with husband Cash Warren, has revealed that she has learned to accept her changed figure."I learned to ... Read more...

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Pregnant Jessica Alba has fun snacking in Big Apple


March 7th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): Actress Jessica Alba, who is pregnant, has revealed about the fun time she had snacking in New York City.Alba, 29, took to her Twitter page to describe what ... Read more...

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Jessica Alba reveals she’s expecting her second child


February 17th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Actress Jessica Alba has revealed that she is expecting her second child.The 'Fantastic Four' star, 29, who already has a two-and-a-half year old daughter, Honor, with ... Read more...

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North Korea’s Kim Jong-un Is The Next Dictator


October 9th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 9, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): a senior North Korean official confirmed today that the youngest son of dictator Kim Jong-il is going to get his father’s chair. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

North Korea To Appoint Kim Jong Un As Its New Leader


October 9th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) North Korea is all set to witness the transfer of power and the preparations are under way. The Defense Minister of North Korea informed the South ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Has Kim Jong-un undergone plastic surgery to resemble grandpa?


October 5th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): Rumours are rife that Kim Jong-un, the heir to the North Korean regime, has undergone plastic surgery in a bid to more closely resemble his grandfather, the deeply ... Read more...

Posted in World |

North Korea’s heir apparent undergoes plastic surgery


October 5th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Heir to North Korean regime Kim Jong-un has reportedly undergone plastic surgery so that he closely resembles his grandfather, a media report said Tuesday.The speculation began in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

North Korea plans heir apparent Kim Jong-un military parade


October 4th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Oct. 4 (ANI): North Korea is planning a major military parade and a series of war games to mark the emergence of Kim Jong-il's third son as its next leader, South ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jessica Alba ‘loves’ her cellulite and saggy boobs


October 3rd, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): Jessica Alba claims childbirth has left her stretched and droopy.The Fantastic Four star is the mum of two-year-old Honor."My breasts are saggy, I've got cellulite, my hips ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sri Lanka court frees four co-accused in Fonseka ‘conspiracy’ case


September 25th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Sept 25 (ANI): A court in Sri Lanka has released four aides of the former army chief Sarath Fonseka who was convicted of corruption and conspiring to topple the government.Those released ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Premier League star denies hotel teen rape claim


September 23rd, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 23 (ANI): Sunderland defender Titus Bramble has strenuously denied any wrongdoing after being arrested on suspicion of rape from a city centre hotel.It is the second time Bramble has ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Jessica Alba flashes her bra in a see-through top!


September 4th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 4 (ANI): 'Fantastic Four' star Jessica Alba was spotted wearing a see-through top that left her black bra exposed at LAX Airport.Alba, 29, was on her way back from Venice ... Read more...

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‘US withdrawal from Afghanistan depends on situation on ground’


August 14th, 2010 - 8:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 14 (IANS) The timetable of American troops' withdrawal from Afghanistan will be driven by situation on the ground, the commander of US forces in Afghanistan said. David Petraeus, the four-star ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jessica Alba ’stopped by cops for speeding’


August 13th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 13 (ANI): 'Fantastic Four' star Jessica Alba is said to have been stopped by the police for allegedly speeding while driving through Los Angeles.Alba, 29, was driving her luxury Yukon ... Read more...

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Petraeus takes command, vows victory in Afghan war (Lead)


July 4th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 4 (DPA) US General David Petraeus vowed victory over Taliban militants Sunday as he formally took command of NATO-led forces in a ceremony in Kabul. "We must demonstrate to the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Scotland’s Chef of Year award for South Asian woman


June 30th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 30 (IANS) Mahrukh But, Pakistani-born Scotland's first female Asian head chef, has been declared Chef of the Year at this year's Scottish Curry Awards in Glasgow.Mahrukh is the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Fired’ US Afghan war commander McChrystal set to retire


June 29th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 29 (ANI): General Stanley McChrystal, the top US commander in Afghanistan who was sacked last week for his scathing remarks against the White House's Afghan policy, has decided to retire."He ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jessica Alba campaigns for education for all


April 22nd, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) Hollywood actress Jessica Alba has joined New York Congresswoman Nita Lowey to help push a new bill to provide education for every child around the world. "This is really ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Teacher cleared of having sex with special needs pupil


March 26th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) A British teacher has been cleared of having secret sex sessions with a 16-year-old special needs student, a media report said. Daily Mail reported that thirtynine-year-old Teresa McKenzie was ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jessica Alba admits she dreams of career in politics


January 15th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): Jessica Alba has admitted that she harbours political dreams and would love to run for office if she wasn't living the glamorous life of a movie star.The Fantastic ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tony Jefferson To Join University Of Oklahoma In 2010


December 19th, 2009 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec. 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tony Jefferson is about to commit to the University of Oklahoma as the wide receiver of the baseball team of the university. He has been selected ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Next Notre Dame coach is Brian Kelly


December 12th, 2009 - 2:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cincinnati, Dec 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The next Notre Dame coach has been announced and it is none other than the Brian Kelly. The formal announcement hasn’t happened as yet and it ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Alba’s 18-month-old kid eats ’sugar free diet’!


December 3rd, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 3 (ANI): Actress Jessica Alba has cut sugary drinks like sodas and juices from daughter Honor's diet, insisting they're not healthy for the tot.The 'Fantastic Four' star, who gave birth ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

State-run tourism firm signs franchise deals with private hotels


August 27th, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Two privately promoted upcoming hotels in Chandigarh and Surat will use "Ashok" hotel brand, owned by the state-run hospitality major India Tourism Development Corp (ITDC). ITDC, which has ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bangladesh names new army chief


June 15th, 2009 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 15 (DPA) General Abdul Mubeen took up his new assignment Monday as Bangladesh's army chief, an official announcement said. Mubeen replaced General Moeen U. Ahmed, who had reportedly played a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Paltrow auctions session with her personal trainer for charity


May 8th, 2009 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) Oscar winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow has donated a session with her personal trainer Tracy Anderson to a celebrity charity auction. Fitness fanatics can bid online for a session ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jessica Alba wants to give birth again


March 23rd, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 23 (ANI): Hollywood actress Jessica Alba and her husband Cash Warren are planning to expand their brood.The Fantastic Four star is working overtime to get pregnant for the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

In school, Michelle Obama was not `cool, but bent on being smart


March 20th, 2009 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 20 (ANI): US First Lady Michelle Obama remembers being ridiculed for trying to be educated and getting good grades in school in Chicagos South side. "I wanted an "A". ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Thrilled Chris Evans went into “meltdown” after meeting Sandra Bullock


February 10th, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): American actor Chris Evans was once so thrilled to meet his childhood crush Sandra Bullock that he went into "meltdown".The Fantastic Four star was head over heels ... Read more...

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