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World’s deadliest snake found in Essex


August 31st, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Essex, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The deadliest snake in the world has just reached Essex from India. The snake was transported to the UK on a container ship from India. The snake ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Olympic boxing: Light heavyweight gold for Russia’s Mekhontsev


August 12th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Yegor Mekhontsev won his country's first boxing gold medal of the Olympics beating Kazakhstan's Adilbek Niyazymbetov on a tie-break in the final here at ... Read more...

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Company offers free beer to attract workers


August 7th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) An Australian company is so desperate to attract skilled workers that it is offering successful applicants free beer for a year, Daily Mail reported.Like most remote ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Songs are becoming like jingles: Prasoon Joshi (Interview)


July 12th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Songs are becoming more like advertising jingles, says ad-man and lyricist Prasoon Joshi who feels that he is dealing with a "very distracted generation" ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Consistency key for West Indies, says Ramdin


May 24th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham (England), May 24 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies wicketkeeper-batsman Denesh Ramdin has stressed the need for consistency if the Caribbean side are to get the better of England in the second ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Besieged Windies facing heavy defeat after limp display


May 12th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Northampton (England), May 12 (IANS/CMC) Embattled West Indies were facing the prospect of an innings defeat after their bowlers let England Lions off the hook and their batsmen then suffered their ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rampaul rues Windies’ lack of killer instinct


May 12th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Northampton (England), May 12 (IANS/CMC) Fast bowler Ravi Rampaul was left rueing the West Indies lack of killer instinct after the Caribbean side let England Lions off the hook on the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sammy eyeing fight-back in Trinidad Test


April 14th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown, April 14 (IANS/CMC) Captain Darren Sammy is convinced the West Indies will learn from Wednesday's three-wicket loss to Australia in the opening Test and bounce back strongly in Trinidad.The West ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

It makes sense for Pakistan, Iran to firm ties: Daily


February 9th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 9 (IANS) Pakistan and Iran "have a need of friends in the world" and it makes strategic sense for both countries to firm up ties, said a daily ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

‘$94 bn graft mars Gilani government’


February 5th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 5 (IANS) Pakistan has lost Rs.8,500 billion ($94 billion) in corruption, tax evasion and bad governance during the rule of Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, graft watchdog ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indian team motivated to win in Adelaide: Gambhir


January 22nd, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 22 (IANS) Indian openier Gautam Gambhir said Sunday that there was no lack of motivation and the team was focussed on winning the fourth and final Test ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dhoni handed one Test ban for slow over-rate


January 15th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 15 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh is certain to miss the Adelaide Test against Australia following a one Test ban for maintaining a slow over-rate in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

We are tentative starters: Dhoni


December 29th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 29 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni conceded they are "tentative starters" on a tour and praised the Australian bowlers after their 122-run loss in first Test at ... Read more...

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‘Persistence pays in wooing women’


December 15th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) In the mating game, no matter how many times they're rebuffed, overconfident men never give up and can ultimately be successful, say researchers. The more such ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hasselhoff out of ‘Britain’s Got Talent’


November 30th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 30 (IANS) Actor David Hasselhoff has confirmed his exit following reports that he had been axed from "Britain's Got Talent" judging panel.Earlier this week, the 59-year-old had urged fans ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Bad Teacher’ is bad indeed (IANS Movie Review)


August 20th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Bad Teacher"; Cast: Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, Justin Timberlake; Director: Jake Kasdan; Rating: *1/2It's one of the most frivolous plots imaginable -- a bad, foul mouthed school teacher working ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Karachi hotels owe Rs.150 mn to government


June 10th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 10 (IANS) Nearly 400 "unlicensed" hotels in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi have not paid taxes worth Rs.150 million to the government, a minister has said.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Robin Williams pulled over for biking


April 20th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Robin Williams in an interview with “The View” said it pays to be famous. He said he was once stopped by two cops while driving his ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

McIlroy lost Master 2011 final due to not playing enough: Coach


April 12th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Tibilisi, Apr 12 (ANI): Ireland golfer Rory McIlroy lost the final round in the Masters 2011 golf tournament due to 'not playing enough,' said his coach Chubby Chandler.McIlroy's painful demise on the ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Devotees practice body piercing during Kerala festival


March 12th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
Pathanamthitta (Kerala), Mar. Devotees in Kerala's Pathanamthitta District offered prayers on Saturday by piercing their bodies with sharp hooks. They also rolled over bamboo thorns as part of tradition.At the Ezhamkulam Temple, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ashley Cole escapes police rap over shooting Chelsea intern with air rifle


March 10th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10(ANI): Chelsea defender Ashley Cole is off the hook with the cops for accidentally shooting a 21-year-old student with .22 air rifle.Surrey Police dropped their investigation after visiting the club's ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ferguson furious as Chelsea’s Luiz escapes red card for Rooney foul


March 2nd, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 2 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson is furious with referee Martin Atkinson and questioned his integrity after seeing his side slump to defeat at Chelsea and miss ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Will LiLo’s silence save her from ‘necklace theft’?


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 3 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan's claim that she did not steal the necklace and was loaned to her by the owner of Kamofie and Company in Venice, California, might let ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Study explores dangers of ‘benevolent sexism’


January 21st, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A new study conducted at the University of Granada revealed that a man who perpetrates violence against a woman is let off the hook if he is kind ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Seething Hamza forced back into jail cell in UK


January 13th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.13 (ANI): Jailed hate preacher Abu Hamza was forced back into his cell by prison officers after refusing an order to return.Police at the Belmarsh Prison rejected fellow rabble-rouser Anjem Choudary's ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Spears’ new single to debut on US radio in New Year


December 31st, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 31 (IANS) Singer Britney Spears' long-awaited new single "Hold It Against Me" is set to debut on US radio next week."It's produced by Dr. Luke and Max Martin. And ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Oz MPs viewing teen porn at parliament will not be referred to police


December 16th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 16 (ANI): It seems the MPs and staff in Australia who viewed pornography at parliament, will be getting off the hook after the Crown Solicitor recommended the matter not be ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Strapless Dress: Points To Ponder On While Deciding On A strapless Dress


December 16th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
However not everyone can look cool in a strapless outfit. There are various kinds of body fits available in this category of fashion attire. First and foremost if you happen to be ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brit-Indian carjack husband fears being implicated in wife’s murder: Source


November 25th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25(ANI): Brit-Indian businessman Shrien Dewani, whose 28-year-old wife was killed during their honeymoon trip in South Africa, reportedly fears that detectives struggling to find the killers may try to implicate ... Read more...

Posted in World |

German couple in court over ’squeaky bedsprings’ sex


November 23rd, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A German couple got off the hook when a court threw out a noise pollution allegations that were brought up against them. The judge was compelled to ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Michael Douglas’ ex-wife Diandra Douglas’ suit trashed by the judge


November 18th, 2010 - 12:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael Douglas has been left off the hook. This is because a judge has ruled that his former wife Diandra Douglas does not have any claim ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lady Gaga Flags Off Halloween By Biting Barbie’s Head Off


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): People have weird ways of celebrating Halloween these days, so when it comes to the over-the-top singer Lady Gaga you are bound to expect something off the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US man complains to cops about ‘nasty’ marijuana


October 26th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 26 (ANI): A US man is being investigated after complaining to police about the marijuana he had bought, which turned out to be something other than pot.Cops say the man ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jeremy Wade catches the elusive crocodile eating tiger fish


October 21st, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A British TV host couldn’t believe his luck when his hook caught a dangerous crocodile eating fish in the Congo River.Jeremy Wade was on a fishing expedition ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

ACC profit plunges 77 percent on plant closure


October 21st, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) India's second largest cement producer ACC Ltd Thursday announced a 77 percent decline in profit for the quarter ended Sep 30 on lower production due to plant shutdown. ... Read more...

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