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Peru to host South American-Arab summit


September 12th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Sep 11 (IANS/WAM) The heads of state and government of the Arab and South American countries will hold a summit here to boost cooperation."These regions bring together an enormous ... Read more...

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Osianama to open in Delhi, not Mumbai


July 11th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Osianama, a cultural centre providing access to film memorabilia and archives, will open its doors to the public in the national capital in September and ... Read more...

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Art neglected and works dying in Pakistan, laments daily


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 3 (IANS) The government is not doing enough to fight negligence as art crumbles in Pakistan, said a leading daily.An editorial in the Dawn Tuesday said that it ... Read more...

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Queen’s cruise liner to stay in Dubai as floating hotel


July 3rd, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 2 (IANS/WAM) After four decades of cruising around the planet, the iconic QE2 -- named after Queen Elizabeth II -- will retire as a liner and ... Read more...

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Biman Bose mocks Mamata’s plan of law against vandalism


June 1st, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 1 (IANS) West Bengal Left Front Chairman Biman Bose Friday mocked Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's idea of enacting legislation to penalise political parties indulging in vandalism and ... Read more...

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Osian film fest returns, starts July 27


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The popular Osian's Cinefan Film Festival is back with a new logo after a two-year hiatus. Bringing the finest films from India, Asia and Arab ... Read more...

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Turkey role model for Islamic states: Gilani


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:42 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Turkey has been a role model for the Islamic states because of its efforts towards strengthening democracy, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said.He said Turkey ... Read more...

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Queen Elizabeth keeps finances secret


May 6th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Britain's Queen Elizabeth would never reveal how much money she is worth despite being one of the world's richest landowners.Philip Beresford, compiler of the Sunday Times ... Read more...

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Minaj wants ‘pink house’ in Britain


April 12th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Rapper Nicki Minaj is reportedly looking for a house in Buckinghamshire and wants to paint it pink."Nicki loves England for the heritage and the countryside. She ... Read more...

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Drug abuse part of Hollywood’s heritage: Mahesh Bhatt


February 13th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt is saddened by the sudden death of singer Whitney Houston and says that drug abuse has become main part of Hollywood's ... Read more...

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It’s the Smarties 75th anniversary


January 30th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The chocolate candy Smarties turns 75 this year. The sweet was first introduced in 1937 as Smarties. It was initially called Chocolate Beans but Nestle renamed it ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

UAE heritage on display at Abu Dhabi airport


January 25th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 24 (IANS/WAM) The Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) has launched a UAE Gallery at Abu Dhabi International Airport for promoting the local art and culture.The new gallery ... Read more...

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US’ Parkside Hotels plans big in India


January 19th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) The US-based hotel management group Parkside Hotels and Resorts is hoping to have around 4,000 hotel rooms in different categories under its banner by 2013, said ... Read more...

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New relics found in UAE


January 17th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 17 (IANS/WAM) The department of archaeology and heritage in Umm Al Qaiwain in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced the discovery of new relics at the ... Read more...

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‘Discover Bihar’ roadshow launched


January 13th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Bihar tourism department Friday launched its second edition of the 'Discover Bihar' roadshow in the capital to promote tourism in the state.Exhibiting the culture ... Read more...

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‘Pravasi Bharatiya’ delegates excited to be in Jaipur


January 7th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 7 (IANS) Non-resident Indian delegates, who have arrived in Jaipur to participate in the ongoing Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (PBD) are excited to be in the city. They say ... Read more...

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Don’t rename Chandni Chowk, MCD told (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Delhi's Chandni Chowk cannot be renamed by the civic body, the Delhi government declared Thursday, following a proposal to rename the area after cricket ... Read more...

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Kuknoor says no movie on Telengana issue right now


December 14th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 14 (IANS) Acclaimed Hyderabadi filmmaker Nagesh Kukunoor, known for his creations based on social issues, Wednesday said he has no plans to make a movie on Telengana."It ... Read more...

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Goa Bachao group accuses Ramdev of being unethical


December 12th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 12 (IANS) A leading civil society group in Goa has taken affront to the name of a new anti-corruption movement started by Baba Ramdev here, accusing the yoga ... Read more...

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London Olympics uniforms unveiled


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) The 2012 London Olympics organising committee has unveiled the designs of uniforms that will be worn by around 70,000 volunteers, 6,000 committee staff and 4,500 technical ... Read more...

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Talk to resolve Kashmir issue: Dalai Lama


November 16th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 16 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Wednesday said here that talks were "the best way out" to resolve the dispute over Jammu and Kashmir.The Dalai Lama ... Read more...

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Rosberg signs multi-year contract with Mercedes


November 10th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 10 (IANS) German Formula One driver Nico Rosberg has signed a multi-year contract with the Mercedes GP team till the 2013 season and beyond. Rosberg, along with ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to visit Jammu


November 8th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 8 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama will visit Jammu Nov 16 and address a gathering at a Buddhist heritage site near here, a minister said Tuesday."We ... Read more...

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Major fire at Mumbai’s Naval Dockyard


November 3rd, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 3 (IANS) A major fire engulfed an administrative building of Mumbai's over 270 years old Naval Dockyard Thursday, officials said. No casualties have been reported in the blaze. "We ... Read more...

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Now chug into Mysore on ‘Malgudi Express’


September 25th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 24 (IANS) The Malgudi days are here again. And so is the "Malgudi Express" - chugging between Mysore and the Yashwantpur station of Bangalore.Fiction? No. In a tribute ... Read more...

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John Wayne’s personal items auctioned off


September 8th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The personal items of John Wayne will be made available to the public during an auction. The actor’s youngest son told reporters that public exhibitions of ... Read more...

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Jaitley recalls man who coined term ‘Lokpal’


August 27th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley Saturday recalled that it was L.N. Singhvi who coined the term 'Lokpal', and pointed out ... Read more...

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Heritage clubs in Delhi schools soon: Dikshit


August 6th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Delhi government will set up heritage clubs in schools so that children could be educated on the importance and preservation of the numerous monuments ... Read more...

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Play about UAE enthrals Los Angeles


July 26th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 26 (IANS/WAM) A play about the United Arab Emirates (UAE) - titled "Zayed and the Dream" - has drawn huge crowds in Los Angeles.The play depicts the ... Read more...

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Weinstein, fashion label Halston split?


July 17th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) American film producer Harvey Weinstein, who held an equity stake in fashion label Halston for several years, has reportedly parted ways with the company.The split came ... Read more...

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Mumbai University becomes movie set after 18 years


July 13th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) Mumbai University opened its gates to Bollywood after a gap of 18 years for "Ferrari Ki Sawaari", produced by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, whose 1994 movie ... Read more...

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Mamata Banerjee launches railways’ on-board magazine


May 16th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) In a bid to connect with passengers, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday released an on-board magazine for Indian Railways, which would be available free ... Read more...

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A book on Indian maharajas and their cars


April 28th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A glimpse into the life of former Indian maharajas and the magnificent limousines they drove can be had in a new book that was launched ... Read more...

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Westwood regains No.1 golf ranking but Donald falls short


April 25th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta (Indonesia), Apr. 25 (ANI): Two English golfers playing on opposite sides of the globe were locked in battle to become the world No.1 on Sunday, but Lee Westwood eventually emerged on ... Read more...

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Bhullar finishes tied 20th in Indonesia


April 24th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, April 24 (IANS) Gaganjeet Bhullar emerged as the top Indian at the Indonesia Masters despite a par round of 72 on the final day. The 23-year-old Indian totaled five-under ... Read more...

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