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Man Eats 191 Chicken Wings in 12 Min


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Buffalo, Sept 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man from California broke a record by eating 191 chicken wings in 12 minutes at a National Buffalo Wing festival. The man, Joey Chestnut won the ... Read more...

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Japanese leaders discuss Hiroshima memorial and nuclear policy


August 6th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hiroshima, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Hiroshima Bombing tragedy that occurred many years ago changed the life of many across Hiroshima and the Japan as well. It left a mark that will ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Justin not yet a man: Manager


June 15th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angles, June 15 (IANS) Justin Bieber's third album "Believe" has a more matured voice but his manager, Scooter Braun, says it is not appropriate to call him an adult ... Read more...

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Bernie Madoff: ‘I feel safer in prison’


October 27th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Convicted Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff is spoke his heart out from his prison cell. The man who is noted for pulling off the worst financial scam ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘The Whistleblower’-poignant, gutsy, topical (IANS Movie Review)


October 22nd, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Whistleblower"; Cast: Rachel Weisz, Monica Bellucci and Vanessa Redgrave; Director: Larysa Kondracki; Rating: ****It's an old cliche that the world is what it is not because of bad men, ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Taylor voted the ‘Most photogenic Celebrity in the world’


August 24th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Deceased actress Elizabeth Taylor has been voted as the most photogenic celebrity in the history of the world. Taylor was named ahead of another actress Jennifer ... Read more...

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‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’ grosses revenue of $1 billion


August 3rd, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The global box office revenue of “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” has reached $1 billion. This is the first time that a Transformer movie has reached that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Can India go after Mumbai masterminds in Pakistan? US not sure


May 6th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 6 (IANS) Describing the commando operation that killed Osama bin Laden deep inside Pakistan as "clearly unique", the US has declined to say if India had the same ... Read more...

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Trott is leading run scorer in World Cup, Strauss second (Statistical Highlights)


March 18th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 18 (IANS) England batsman Jonathan Trott became the leading run getter in the 2011 World Cup after he scored a valuable 47 in his team's 18-run win over ... Read more...

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Dilshan, Tharanga set World Cup records (Match highlights)


March 11th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), March 11 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Upul Tharanga and Tillakaratne Dilshan set a Word Cup record for the first wicket as they struck a 282-run partnership during their ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Berlusconi claims he no longer has a cellphone


March 1st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Milan, March 1 (IANS/AKI) Italy's scandal-mired premier Silvio Berlusconi, who currently faces four trials, has told supporters that he gave up his mobile phone to evade police surveillance. "Be aware that your ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sangakara’s best innings in World Cup (Statistical highlights)


February 21st, 2011 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
Hambantota, Feb 21 (IANS) Sri Lanka beat Canada by 210 runs in a World Cup Group A match here Sunday.Stastical Highlights:* Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara (92 off 87 balls) ... Read more...

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New Zealand drown Kenya in a sea of records (Statistical highlights)


February 20th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) New Zealand pulverised Kenya in a World Cup Group A match to register their first ever 10-wicket victory in the history of cricket's most prestigious event.The other highlights: ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

IndiGo to buy 180 Airbus aircraft for $15 billion (Lead)


January 12th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Leading low cost carrier (LCC) IndiGo Wednesday signed a deal worth $15 billion with European aircraft manufacturer Airbus for buying 180 A320 aircraft, the biggest ever order ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Steve Murawski says that overfishing has ended


January 11th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A top US scientist Steve Murawski says that he believes that the days of overfishing may be over.If that is correct, then it will be the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows spreads its charm on the box office


November 22nd, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows 1” opened strongly this weekend. The movie raced to the No. 1 position of the Box Office with a record ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Today is the Gettysburg address’ 147th anniversary


November 19th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today marks 147 years since America’s charismatic president, Abraham Lincoln gave the powerful speech at Gettysburg. The speech is one of the most famous in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

San Francisco Giants Win First World Series In Fifty Years


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
By Meena kar Arlington, Nov 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was no need to schedule so many matches for the World Series Championship. The San Francisco Giants have proved their worth and has defeated ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Scientists warn that one-fifth of the species are going to slide to extinction


October 27th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A recent stocktaking has revealed that up to a fifth of the world’s mammals, birds, fish, amphibians and reptiles species are under threat of extinction.Not surprisingly ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Disney retails Tron shoes for $795


October 20th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tron is yet to premiere but the movie already has its share of fans. If you happen to be one of the fans of the upcoming ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Cheap, solar-powered lamp ‘most important object of the 21st century’


October 15th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): A cheap solar-powered lamp has joined the list of the most priceless treasures in the British Museum.It was unveiled as the 100th item in the BBC Radio 4 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Last trapped Chilean miner pulled out, rescue completed


October 14th, 2010 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
San Jose (Chile), Oct 14 (IANS) The last of the 33 trapped Chilean miners, 54-year-old Luis Urzua, the shift foreman, was rescued Wednesday after having stayed 700 metres underground for more than ... Read more...

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Why sense of doom in Left Front posers at book release


August 13th, 2010 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Why does the ruling Left Front in West Bengal appear so vulnerable ahead of next year's assembly polls and why is there a sense of doom? These ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Scientists say that global warming threat is ‘undeniable’


July 29th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, July 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Around three hundred scientists from more than 40 countries said that the evidence from 10 indicators on Global Warming points to the fact that the threat ... Read more...

Posted in Environment, Sci-Tech |

I got into acting for Monica Bellucci: Jay Baruchel


July 17th, 2010 - 2:09 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) Canadian actor Jay Baruchel is completely in awe of his "The Sorcerer's Apprentice" co-star Monica Bellucci and calls her the most beautiful women in the history of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Earthquake moved California City - Calexico by 31 inches


June 28th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Calexico, Jun 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Californian City – Calexico was moved by 31 inches, after the powerful earthquake on the 4th of April.The new border of the city was found after NASA ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

‘Remember Me’ is worth watching…and remembering (IANS Film Review)


May 15th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Remember Me"; Cast: Robert Pattinson, Emilie de Ravin, Pierce Brosnan, Chris Cooper, Ruby Jerins; Director: Allen Coulter; Rating:***Life is not lived in great achievements, but in small moments ... Read more...

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Mel Brooks Ultimately Acquires A Hollywood Star


April 26th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 26, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): It may well have consumed some time. However, renowned actor and filmmaker, Mel Brooks, has, at last, got his very own star on the eminent ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sydney named world’s best gay-friendly city


February 23rd, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 23 (ANI): A survey of the world's best gay-friendly cities has placed Sydney at the top of the list.The survey conducted by online travel agency Expedia.com.au, named Sydney for its ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hindu pilgrims pray at a mosque in Kerala


January 12th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
Erumeli (Kerala), Jan 12 (ANI): Cutting across the religious barriers, thousands of Hindu pilgrims held prayers at a mosque on their way to the famous hilltop Sabarimala temple in Kerala.Devotees on ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Amitabh Bachchan Fan Club celebrate release of much awaited film ‘Paa’


December 4th, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Dec 4(ANI): Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan's fan club took out a colourful procession in Kolkata on Friday to mark the release of his film "Paa".The fans, most of them seen ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Amitabh Bachchan Fan club celebrates Paa’s release


December 4th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Dec. 4 (ANI): The Amitabh Bachchan Fan club took out a colourful procession in Kolkata on Friday to mark the release of his film, 'Paa'.Most of them were seen wearing ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Stars that won’t be shining at 2010 FIFA World Cup


November 24th, 2009 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Nov 24 (DPA) Andrei Arshavin, Zlatan Ibrahomovic and Andriy Shevchenko are just three of the world's most prominent footballers who will be missing the 2010 FIFA World Cup. Arshavin, 28, and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kevin Jonas Gets A Tattoo At Teen Choice Awards


August 11th, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by GD
That "The Jonas Brothers" are showstoppers, there was never a doubt in any body's mind. They went out of their at at the 2009 Teen Choice Awards held on Sunday (August 9), ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Henry Surtees Killed In Crash


July 20th, 2009 - 10:13 pm ICT by GD
According to news reports, the son of 1964 world champion John Surtees, Henry Surtees, passed away after he met with an accident in a Formula 2 series race at Brands Hatch yesterday ... Read more...

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