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‘Chennai Express’ shooting date not advanced, says SRK


August 6th, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has rubbished reports that he got the shooting dates for Rohit Shetty's "Chennai Express" advanced to September so that he could ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen to give $1million as donation to USO


July 17th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Charlie Sheen is all set to give $1milllion as a donation to a military aid organization USO.Charlie Sheen is presently the star of the show ... Read more...

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India concerned over China’s military spending


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India Saturday expressed concern over China's high and opaque defence spending which touched $106 billion this year.At the Asia security meet in Singapore, India's Defence ... Read more...

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British teachers to be paid for performance?


May 1st, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) School teachers in Britain should be paid according to their performance in the classroom, British MPs have recommended.MPs on the education select committee have said teachers' ... Read more...

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Pakistan for promotion of human rights: Gilani


December 10th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 10 (IANS) Pakistan stands committed to the protection, promotion and practice of human rights, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said.In a message on the occasion of Universal ... Read more...

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Hate censorship, but freedom often misused: Omar


December 6th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 6 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday said he was against censorship of online content, but added that freedom of speech was often misused."I ... Read more...

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UAE signs open air services pact with Romania


June 21st, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 21 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Tuesday signed an Open Air Services Agreement with Romania.The pact allows any number of designated airlines of both countries to perform ... Read more...

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UK man faces the sack for Christian cross on his van dashboard


April 17th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): An electrician in the UK is facing the sack for displaying a small cross on the dashboard of his company van.Former soldier Colin Atkinson has been summoned to ... Read more...

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US Air Force launches ’secret’ spy satellite into space


March 12th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): An unmanned Delta 4 rocket launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Friday apparently carrying a spy satellite.The rocket launch is hauling along a satellite for the National Reconnaissance ... Read more...

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Clinton to visit India in April


January 27th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said she looks forward to visiting India in April to advance the two nations' efforts to forge an even ... Read more...

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Obama, Clinton hail vibrancy of US-India ties on India’s Republic Day


January 27th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.27 (ANI): US President Barack Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton have both hailed the vibrancy and stability of US-India bilateral relations on the occasion of India's 62nd Republic ... Read more...

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Lenin’s body may be removed from Red Square mausoleum: Gorbachev


January 21st, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Jan 21 (ANI): Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev has said the body of Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, the Russian Marxist revolutionary and communist politician, could be replaced from its Red Square mausoleum.The ... Read more...

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Assange did not commit rape, says mother


December 10th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 10 (ANI): Julian Assange's mother has said that her son is not guilty of the rape charges against him and that "massive forces" are out to get him.Assange has been ... Read more...

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Pavin brings in F-16 fighter pilot to motivate US golf team ahead of Ryder Cup


September 30th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 30(ANI): The US golf team captain Corey Pavin has brought in an F-16 fighter pilot to give a motivational speech to his team ahead of the Ryder Cup, starting ... Read more...

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Dissident risks jail to publish book critical of Chinese premier


August 16th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Aug 16 (DPA) A book criticising the Chinese premier went on sale in Hong Kong Monday, despite alleged threats by Beijing against its author. Writer Yu Jie says he was ... Read more...

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Muslim radicals spit at British troops


June 16th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 16 (ANI): In a bizarre incident, Muslim radicals spat at British troops taking part in a parade yesterday.According to Daily Star, over 100 supporters of an association called the "Muslim ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga Takes On MEN Arena Security, Lifts Costume Ban For Her Fans


June 4th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Manchester, June 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lady Gaga's fans were stopped at the gates of the Monster Ball concert at Manchester. What followed next was Lady Gaga "reprimanding" the security officials ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga scolds concert security guards for ‘costume ban’


June 4th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manchester, Jun 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lady Gaga was very upset with the security guards when they imposed a ‘costume ban’ on her fans.According to reports, the eccentric singer was ... Read more...

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Huma Mian: Wife of Faisal Shahzad, NYC Bomb Suspect


May 6th, 2010 - 12:41 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 05 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Since the attempted bombing of New York City's busy Times Square by Pakistani Native/American Citizen, Faisal Shahzad, people have began to wonder, who is the wife of ... Read more...

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British troops to be withdrawn from Afghanistan by 2015: Brit Army Chief


February 27th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb. 27 (ANI): British Army chief General Sir David Richards has said that the country's troops could be withdrawn from Afghanistan within five years, as they have reached a "turning ... Read more...

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UK rights body says airport body scanners ‘may be unlawful’


February 16th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.16 (ANI): The Equality and Human Rights Commission has warned that the use of airport body scanners 'may be unlawful'.It said that the use of body scanners at Heathrow and Manchester ... Read more...

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We must continue with our democratic principles and way of life, says President Patil


January 26th, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Monday called on the people of the country to reflect their aspirations and choices, through democratic means and continue with democratic principles ... Read more...

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It happens only in the US: Armed riflemen attend Obama’s speech


August 18th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.18 (ANI): A dozen people carrying guns, including at least two with assault rifles, were spotted mingling among protesters outside a convention centre in Arizona where President Barack Obama was ... Read more...

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Statement from NYC Mayor Bloomberg on failed plot to carry out terrorist attacks in New York


May 21st, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by admin
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) – “I want to congratulate the men and women of the NYPD, the New York State Police, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the Joint Terrorism Task ... Read more...

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Statement by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg on marriage equality program bill


April 16th, 2009 - 11:44 pm ICT by admin
New York, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – “I was pleased to join the Governor today in support of marriage equality. When it comes to recognizing civil rights, New York State has always ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kelly Rowland confirms split from her record label


April 1st, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 1 (ANI): Pop star Kelly Rowland has confirmed that she has split from Columbia records.While reports suggest that Rowland was dropped by her record label, she insists that it was ... Read more...

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China defends Mugabe’s right to buy home in Hong Kong


February 17th, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Feb 17 (DPA) China Tuesday defended the right of Robert Mugabe to own a Hong Kong home after the Zimbabwean leader reportedly paid $5 million for a villa in the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Whitney Port, Mischa Barton shed tears on watching Obama Inauguration


January 21st, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): While Barack Obamas swearing-in ceremony was an emotional moment for many, even celebrities including Whitney Port, Mischa Barton and Kim Kardashian couldnt help getting their eyes wet ... Read more...

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Obama plans an inaugural ball exclusively for the military


January 2nd, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 2 (ANI): President-elect Barack Obama is planning an inaugural ball exclusively for members of the military, and his Presidential Inauguration Committee is working with the Defence Department to have ... Read more...

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Over-cautious parents taking away adventure from kids” life


August 4th, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 4 (ANI): Kids are being denied the chance to take part in adventurous activities by over-cautious parents, a new study has found. The study showed that 50 percent of kids ... Read more...

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1,000 march in Hong Kong to mark Tiananmen Square anniversary


June 1st, 2008 - 7:12 pm ICT by admin
DPA Hong Kong, June 1 (DPA) An estimated 1,000 people marched through Hong Kong Sunday to mark the 19th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre in Beijing. The annual march, held on the ... Read more...

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US State Dept says Pak itself has to address its political issues


May 13th, 2008 - 3:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 13 (ANI): The US State Department has once again said that Washington was not meddling into Pakistan s internal political affairs and that issues like judges restoration and ... Read more...

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Most parents agree childhood is over at 11


March 3rd, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 3 (ANI): Most parents today agree that their children now stop being kids by the time they reach the grand old age of 11.The finding is based on a poll ... Read more...

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On Imrans advice, top US Senator urges Bush to slash Pak aid if Feb 18 polls not fair


January 24th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): After Pakistans cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan expressed deep concerns before a top Democrat US Senator that the February 18 polls might be rigged, the latter is learnt to have ... Read more...

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Redford hits out at Bush over Iraq war


November 14th, 2007 - 2:45 am ICT by admin
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