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Sex worker sues motel for refusing room


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 23 (IANS) A sex worker in Australia's Queensland state has sought $30,000 in compensation from the owners of a motel for refusing her a room after they became ... Read more...

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Minogue wants to open cafe


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 22 (IANS) Singer Kylie Minogue wants to open a cafe with sister Dannii after she retires from music."I have joked for a while with them about the ... Read more...

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Britons fined in Australia for stealing penguin


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 3 (IANS) Two British tourists have been fined $1,000 each by a court for becoming drunk and stealing a penguin from a marine park in Australia.A third tourist ... Read more...

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Jai Gulabrai looks like an Indian, has the heart of a Ghanaian (With Image)


April 16th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, April 16 (IANS) He looks every inch an Indian. But that is all about 67-year-old Jai Gulabrai because he has adapted to all of Ghana's ways and is a ... Read more...

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Surfer falls into shark jaws


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) A surfer in Australia fell off his board and landed on a shark but escaped alive after having a huge chunk of flesh ripped out of ... Read more...

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Swimsuit model held for heading global drug ring


March 18th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) A swimsuit model, who was once voted one of FHM magazine's "sexiest women in the world", has been arrested in Australia on charges of heading an ... Read more...

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Tomic accuses police of threatening him


January 26th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 26 (IANS) Rising Australian tennis star Bernard Tomic has accused the Gold Coast police of wanting to "hit" him after the 19-year-old was issued $300 traffic fine ... Read more...

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‘Tendulkar greater than Bradman’


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar and not Australian legend Don Bradman is the greatest Test batsman who ever lived, a Gold Coast academic says.Griffith University ... Read more...

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Indian firm to invest in Sri Lanka


December 1st, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 1 (IANS) Three foreign companies, including an Indian sugar manufacturer, will set up factories at an economic zone in southern Sri Lanka that is centered around a $361 ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka disappointed after losing Hambantota bid


November 12th, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 12 (IANS) Sri Lanka Saturday expressed disappointment after losing its bid to host the 2018 Commonwealth Games in the southern port city of Hambantota.Sri Lanka lost the bid ... Read more...

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Australia’s Gold Coast to host 2018 Commonwealth Games


November 12th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St. Kitts), Nov 12 (IANS) Australia's Gold Coast has been chosen to host the 2018 Commonwealth Games, beating the bid of Sri Lanka's Hambantota in the process.The Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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Indian-origin businesswoman seeks to give back to Ghana


November 10th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana), Nov 10 (IANS) An Indian-origin woman - one of the many second generation Indians living across West Africa - is striving to give back to society in Ghana, ... Read more...

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Muralitharan to play crucial role in Sri Lanka’s CWG bid


November 4th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 4 (IANS) Spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan is expected to play a key role in Sri Lanka' s bid to host the 2018 Commonwealth Games, the Sri Lankan government ... Read more...

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Maldives to host second South Asian Beach Games


October 13th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 13 (IANS) Maldives will host the second South Asian Beach Games in 2013, the South Asian Olympic Council (SAOC) confirmed.The decision was taken at the SAOC meeting at ... Read more...

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Kelsey Grammer becomes a grandfather


October 12th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kelsey Grammer became a grandfather for the first time on Monday when his 28-year-old daughter Spencer Grammer gave birth. The 56-year-old actor revealed he is currently in ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka confident of securing bid for 2018 Commonwealth Games


October 12th, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 12 (IANS) With one month to go before the host city is selected, Sri Lanka Wednesday said it was confident of winning the bid to host the 2018 ... Read more...

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India win gold in South Asian Beach Games


October 10th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 10 (IANS) India won all six games in addition to grabbing a gold and a silver on the second day of the first South Asian Beach Games in ... Read more...

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Indian bags first gold in South Asian Beach Games


October 9th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 9 (IANS) India started its medal hunt in the inaugural South Asian Beach Games in Hambantota, claiming both the gold and silver medals in equestrian-tentpegging event.Nepal won the ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka seek Asian support for hosting Commonwealth Games


October 7th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 7 (IANS) Sri Lanka have sought support from Asian countries to secure the rights to host the 2018 Commonwealth Games.A delegation from Asia arrived in the country Friday ... Read more...

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Gold Coast has edge over Hambantota in 2018 CWG bid


September 10th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 10 (IANS) Australia's Gold Coast appears to have an edge over Sri Lanka's Hambantota in playing host to the 2018 Commonwealth Games, according to a report released by ... Read more...

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Son of Indian migrant to Ghana now retail chain magnate


August 14th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Aug 14 (IANS) Indian investment in Ghana goes way back to the time when it was a British colony with the name Gold Coast. A 14-year-old Indian who landed ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to relocate 200 elephants for CWG


July 7th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 7 (IANS) Sri Lanka will relocate over 200 wild elephants to develop a new airport and massive games city in the south of the country in a bid ... Read more...

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Child porn website mastermind held in Australia


May 21st, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 21 (IANS) Australian Police have arrested an alleged mastermind of one of the world's largest child pornography websites, a media report said Saturday.Four children from New South Wales ... Read more...

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‘The Great Gatsby’ house being pulled down


April 19th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) City officials in New York have started pulling down the mansion that is often associated with “The Great Gatsby” so that new properties could be built ... Read more...

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Tania Zaetta wept in prison after nightclub arrest


March 28th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 28 (ANI): Former Bollywood actress Tania Zaetta has revealed that she broke down in tears in prison after being arrested at a Gold Coast nightclub in Australia.The TV host and ... Read more...

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Tania Zaetta denies drunken, racial slur allegations


March 23rd, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 23 (ANI): Australian actress Tania Zaetta has denied allegations that she was drunk and had hurled racial slurs at bouncers of a nightclub.Zaetta, 40, who is also a Bollywood actress, ... Read more...

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Ex- Bollywood star Tania Zaetta vows to fight Oz nightclub charges


March 21st, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 21 (ANI): Former Bollywood actress Tania Zaetta has vowed to fight criminal charges over 'disturbance' on the Gold Coast.A statement released by her management firm said she had retained Byron ... Read more...

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Bandit nabbed in dramatic police jet-ski chase


November 22nd, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 22 (ANI): The Australian police opened fire on an alleged bandit, sparking a chase that saw an officer commandeering a jet ski to capture the offender.The drama began when the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oz man ‘cuts off woman’s tongue, slices mouth open’


November 15th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 15 (ANI): A charge of torture has been laid against a South Australian man, who allegedly cut off his partner's tongue and sliced the sides of her mouth.Mohammed Tasleem Tahir, ... Read more...

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‘Is there train from Fiji to NZ’ among daftest questions from Oz tourists


November 9th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 09 (ANI): Is it possible for a call centre staff member to predict how many people would be in a hotel pool on Good Friday? Well, not really. But Aussie ... Read more...

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Pole-dancers’ camp to kick-start in Australia


November 7th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 07 (ANI): The usual dance classes are a thing of the past as the first ever national Pole Dancers Camp is set to start on Australia's Gold Coast.Pole dancers from ... Read more...

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Oz Miss Universe fears backlash over ’steamy’ lad-mag cover shoot


November 1st, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 01 (ANI): Miss Universe Australia Jesinta Campbell has revealed that she fears she might get negative feedback for her decision to pose provocatively for FHM magazine cover.Campbell, 19, who ... Read more...

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Madam charged over Asian prostitute ring on Queensland’s Gold Coast


October 5th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 5 (ANI): A 42-year-old Sydney madam has been charged with running an illegal prostitution ring on Queensland's Gold Coast.The woman was arrested after a yearlong covert police investigation dubbed ... Read more...

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Children Of Bodom to guest on radio show Full Metal Jackie


September 25th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): CHILDREN OF BODOM front man Alexi Laiho would soon be guesting on the radio show Full Metal Jackie. The band's last album "Blooddrunk' was released two years ... Read more...

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India’s 10 million dollars inducement to win Commonwealth bid


September 24th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 24 (ANI): The Delhi Commonwealth Games Organising Committee gave Australia 100,000 dollars in kickbacks after India won the bid to host the event as part of a 10 million dollar ... Read more...

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