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Romney blooper has Republicans backtracking


September 19th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) As Democrats pounced on a Mitt Romney blooper suggesting that nearly half the Americans were "moochers" or dependants, Republicans went into damage control mode, but their ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sarkozy lied about visiting Fukushima


April 13th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Friday admitted he did not visit Fukushima during a trip to Japan after the tsunami last March, but had told an ... Read more...

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Alan Hansen apologizes for his Luis Suarez’s gaffe


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alan Hansen is one of the best paid British sports contributors so when he gaffed badly on the screen, many people have been left wondering if he ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mexican candidate defends his lack of knowledge about books


December 7th, 2011 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 7 (IANS/EFE) Enrique Pena Nieto, who polls show is the favorite to win Mexico's July 2012 presidential election, is defending himself after becoming the butt of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Scrooge’ teacher reined in over Santa gaffe


December 5th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Some parents were left really outraged after a New York schoolteacher told their wards there was nothing like Santa Claus. Some of the parents registered their ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Two hospital staff shifted out for giving wrong HIV report


November 1st, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 1 (IANS) The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation Tuesday transferred two employees of a public hospital after they were found guilty of "negligence" in giving a wrong HIV report to ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

BBC staff get trained to announce queen’s death


November 1st, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Television presenters at the BBC are being trained on how to correctly announce the death of the queen in a bid to avoid a gaffe like ... Read more...

Posted in World |

BBC prepares for the Queen’s death!


October 30th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) BBC journalists are being imparted special training about reporting the Queen's death -- when it happens -- so that any possibility of committing an embarrassing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

French minister accidently tweets wife to come to bed


October 21st, 2011 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) A French minister was left red faced after asking his wife to go to bed with him through an accidental post on Twitter that was read ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Obama gets date wrong, signs guestbook 2008!


May 25th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 25 (IANS) Visiting US President Barack Obama got the date wrong by three years when he signed a guestbook at the Westminster Abbey, despite apparently asking the ... Read more...

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Bill Clinton’ gaffe: Mixes up Montenegro and Macedonia


May 24th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Podgorica (Montenegro), May 24 (IANS/AKI) Former US president Bill Clinton became a laughing stock in the Balkans after he confused Montenegro - his host - with Macedonia.Clinton made the gaffe ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Now, Berlusconi filmed telling lewd joke about ‘doing secretary on the table’


April 23rd, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 23 (ANI): Controversial Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has been filmed making a lewd joke about his secretary.Berlusconi, who is facing a charge of paying a 17-year-old for sex, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Natalie Barr’s on-air gaffe about ‘virgin’ sized Barbie doll


April 19th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 19 (ANI): Australian television presenter Natalie Barr made an on-air gaffe when she referred to a life-size version of Barbie as a "virgin" instead.Barr, 43, sent the entire Sunrise team ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cameron’s F-word rant at reporter over ‘UK responsible for world’s problems’ remark


April 10th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 10(ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron, who had held his own country responsible for many of the world's historic problems, including the Kashmir conflict between India and Pakistan, swore ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Lara Bingle pardoned for copping driving demerit points?


March 26th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 26 (ANI): Australian model Lara Bingle will most likely escape being penalised even after she publicly said that she had lost her licence after copping driving demerit points for unnamed ... Read more...

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Krishna reads Portuguese minister’s speech at UN, ministry downplays gaffe (Lead)


February 12th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 12 (IANS) In a public gaffe, India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna inadvertently read out the speech of his Portuguese counterpart at a UN Security Council meeting here, ... Read more...

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Krishna’s UN faux pas has embarrassed India: BJP


February 12th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said the faux pas by External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna at the UN Security Council where he read out a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Fergie Defends Christina Aguilera’s National Anthem Gaffe


February 8th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After mangling the words of national anthem, Christina Aguilera has become the center of controversies. The media outlets and all the critics have put the singer ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Christina Aguilera Apologizes For Mangling National Anthem At Super Bowl


February 8th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Though blonde singer Christina Aguilera hit all the right notes while singing national anthem at Super Bowl but certainly she did not sing the right lyrics. ... Read more...

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Christina Aguilera Offers Apology For Botching Up National Anthem


February 7th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American recording artist and actress Christina Aguilera was given the fantastic opportunity to sing the national anthem of America in-front of 100 millions of audiences ... Read more...

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Christina Aguilera National Anthem Super Bowl


February 7th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night was the grand opening ceremony of the Super Bowl XLV where many notable celebrities and musicians performed on stage to entertain the audience and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Now, Palin claims her record-setting ‘refudiate’ gaffe was only a typo


December 28th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 28 (ANI): In July, Sarah Palin hit the headlines when she compared herself to William Shakespeare, the literary giant who also created words, after coining a word 'refudiate' on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brit MP publicly broadcasts swear word ‘c’


December 7th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 07 (ANI): Policing minister Nick Herbert has become the third high-profile figure to publicly broadcast the swear word beginning with 'c'.Herbert intended to say the word "cuts" in the House ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Yet another gaffe: Sarah Palin refers to North Korea as “America’s ally”


November 25th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 25 (ANI): Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin's political skills have once again come under the scanner after she referred to North Korea as being "America's ally".Palin, 46, said on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Aussie PM downplays Hillary Clinton’s gaffe


November 7th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 7(ANI): Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has sought to downplay a faux pas from the United States' top diplomat Hillary Clinton.The US Secretary of State accidentally referred to Kevin ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US consul-general apologises to Chavan, Bhujbal


November 5th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 5 (IANS) A mild threat of Maharashtra's top politicians to boycott US President Barack Obama's functions on being asked to produce identification papers forced the US government to apologise ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Apple iPhone glitch triggers wake-up calls to company


November 2nd, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Apple's iPhone owners overslept by an hour Tuesday morning after a glitch in the gadget failed to set off the alarm on time.Angry users inundated Twitter with ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Sky presenter Steve Dixon makes a blunder over Bee Gee’s


October 11th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An advice worth noting when you are a TV presenter doing a live interview is to first get your facts right. Embarrassment can cause you ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Red-faced’ Kiwi contingent’s ‘follow-the-leader’ gaffe at Delhi CWG opening ceremony


October 4th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 4 (ANI): The New Zealand team made a blunder by bungling its opening lines as the Kiwis flocked behind the South African flag bearer, Irene van Dyk, during ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

France rejects EU criticism on Roma expulsions


September 15th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- French European Affairs Minister on Wednesday said the European Union's (EU) criticism regarding Roma migrant expulsions is "unacceptable.""This kind of gaffe that she made is unseemly," Europe Minister ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

England coach Flower won’t ban players from using Twitter despite Pietersen’s gaffe


September 9th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 9 (ANI): England Cricket coach, Andy Flower, has said that he believed that the comment posted by Kevin Pietersen on micro-blogging site Twitter was a genuine mistake. "I take him at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Virginia Tech Football Looses Season Opening Game Once Again


September 7th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Landover, Sep 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sounds of sighs were heard on Monday night at the FedEx Stadium as the Virginia Tech football team suffered a last minute loss to the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

UK Border Agency shells out 13 million pounds to asylum seekers in error


August 2nd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 2 (ANI): The UK Border Agency's annual accounts have shown that it shelled out 13 million pounds to asylum seekers in error over the past two years. It overpaid 9.6 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

British PM rules out mediation on Kashmir


July 29th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) A day before he holds talks here, British Prime Minister David Cameron Wednesday ruled out any bid by Britain to mediate on the Kashmir dispute and ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tiger Woods backs England’s gaffe-goalie Robert Green


June 16th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 16 (ANI): Ace golfer Tiger Woods has backed goalkeeper Robert Green, who made a horrendous mistake that cost England victory in their opening World Cup game against underdogs USA.Golf's ... Read more...

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