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Job hopefuls go on hunger strike on Thiru Onam


August 29th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 29 (IANS) As households in the state readied Thiru Onam lunch Wednesday, there were those holding up empty plaintain leaves, on which the traditional meal is served, as ... Read more...

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Pakistan opposition names PM candidates


June 21st, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 21 (IANS) Two opposition parties in Pakistan, the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) and the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Thursday decided to field their candidates for the post of prime ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Egypt’s presidential vote begins


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 23 (IANS) Egyptians went to polls Wednesday morning to elect their new president after last year's fall of Hosni Mubarak who had ruled for 30 years.The polling stations ... Read more...

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Armani unveils Italian Olympic collection


May 17th, 2012 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 17 (IANS) Fashion designer Giorgio Armani has unveiled his collection for the Italian Olympic squad.The Italian designer revealed his EA7 Emporio Armani range for the country's sporting hopefuls ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Huge increase in candidates seeking central jobs


May 1st, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) There has been a whopping eight-fold increase in the number of applicants for the prestigious Staff Selection Commission examinations, from one million to nearly nine million ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

SP’s poll sop sparks law and order scare


March 13th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/Agra, March 13 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party's (SP) biggest election sop - Rs.1,000 a month to every unemployed person till age 35 - has turned out to be a nightmare ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Uncertainty looms as Punjab leaders await results


March 4th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 4 (IANS) Having spent nearly a month relaxing, completing pending work and even lobbying for ministerial berths, politicians in Punjab are now readying themselves for Tuesday's counting ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Maharashtra BSP chief roughed up by party workers


February 27th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Feb 27 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party's Maharashtra unit chief Vilas Garud was Monday manhandled by party workers who accused him of corruption in selecting party candidates for the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rebels, relatives in fray for BMC elections


January 31st, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 31 (IANS) Relatives of politicians as well as mafia dons and scores of rebels are in the fray for the Feb 16 polls to the Brihanmumbai Municipal ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Raj Thackeray admits dilemma over picking candidates


January 27th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 27 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Friday said he was in a dilemma over selecting party candidates for the 27 Zilla ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Congress civic poll hopefuls ask God for party ticket!


January 11th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Jan 11 (IANS) Trusting god to ensure party ticket for the coming civic polls in Maharashtra, many Congress hopefuls slipped their application forms in the donation boxes of famous ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Westwood triumphs at Thailand golf, Jeev finishes tied seventh


December 18th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chonburi (Thailand), Dec 18 (IANS) England's Lee Westwood cruised to a comfortable seven-shot victory at the inaugural $1 million Thailand Golf Championship for his fourth victory of the season here ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Inter win, Klose salvages Lazio in Serie A


December 11th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 11 (IANS) Inter Milan registered a crucial 2-0 win over Fiorentina to lift themselves from Serie A's relegation zone.Former Fiorentina striker Giampaolo Pazzini scored the opener four minutes ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

James Ellington looks for a sponsor on eBay


December 7th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A British athlete has turned to an unusual source to seek training funding. Sprinter James Ellington says he needs £30,000 to train for the upcoming Olympics ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

MNS exam plan makes civic candidates jittery


November 29th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 29 (IANS) Cynicism marks Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray's decision to make all aspirants for the upcoming Mumbai civic elections sit for an examination here ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Beauty contestants swap catwalk for soccer field


October 7th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Orihuela (Spain), Oct 7 (IANS/EFE) Some of the 69 contestants in this week's Miss Intercontinental beauty pageant here doffed evening wear in favour of their respective national team colours for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

X Factor: Skyelor Does Something Right


September 29th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Simon Cowell, LA Reid, Cheryl Cole and Paula Abdul sat ready to judge the thousands of contestants for last night's episode of 'The X Factor'. A huge five ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Obama to address joint session of the Congress


September 1st, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Barack Obama will address a joint session of Congress on the 7th of September. The president will address the lawmakers on the current US economic situation. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Zimbabwe’s ugliest man - crowned by women


May 31st, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Harare, May 31 (IANS) Zimbabwe's Austin Mbewe has been crowned the country's ugliest man after he beat eight other hopefuls in a nationwide contest for the Mr. Ugly title this ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kerala may get a tribal woman minister


May 19th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 18 (IANS) Kerala will get its first tribal minister, a woman, if Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, who is leaving for New Delhi Thursday, gets the high command's ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

WWE Raw: Miss USA 2010 Rima Fakih on ‘Tough Enough’


April 5th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Stone Cold Steve Austin walked to the ring last night on WWE Raw, unlike Sunday night at Wrestlemania, when he rode in on his four wheeler. Austin was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Only pot-full of money can get ticket for Wankhede final


April 1st, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) There is a last minute scramble for that elusive ticket for the World Cup final featuring India and Sri Lanka here Saturday but only a pot-full ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

18,000 hopefuls turn up for Simon Cowell’s ‘X Factor’ audition


March 28th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): Simon Cowell's X Factor got off to a record-breaking start in the US, with more than 18,000 hopefuls turning up for the first auditions in Los Angeles.Singers dreaming ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

JLo makes me cry: P Diddy


March 6th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 6 (ANI): Rap star P Diddy has revealed that watching Jennifer Lopez compassionately deal with music hopefuls on 'American Idol' has made him cry twice.Diddy and Lopez dated for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dick Cheney heckled at CPAC


February 11th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Vice President of the United States, Dick Cheney, was heckled by some of the audience during his speech at this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference.Cheney ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rep. Michelle Bachmann opens CPAC (conservative political action conference)


February 11th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After the apparent snub from Sarah Palin, the executives of the Conservative Political Action Conference fell on the new darling girl of the Tea Party to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ellen DeGeneres happy not playing ‘American Idol’ judge


February 7th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): Ellen DeGeneres has revealed that she is glad to have stepped down from her role as a judge of 'American Idol'.The 53-year-old comedienne and chat show host ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Big Ballet takes on ’slimmer ballerinas due to lack of plus-size dancers’


February 7th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): The Big Ballet has brought down its requirement of 17-stone dancers to 15-stones because it is unable to find plus-size dancers.The Big Ballet troupe was established 13 years ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

George Clooney wants fans in his new movie


February 5th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Want to be in George Clooney's next movie? Then pay close attention!The Hollywood hunk is giving fans the chance to appear alongside him in his latest movie, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Li Na Becomes The First Asian To Make It To Grand Slam Final


January 27th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Melbourne, Australia, Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Li Na became the first Asian woman to go up to a Grand Slam final. She has gone up to the finals of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Hailee Steinfeld: A Hollywood Shooting And Rising Star


December 24th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new Hollywood adept face seeks attention this Christmas month. Hailee Steinfeld' s days started changing on the day of final screen test for starring Mattie ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lottery win for a gentleman after he lets woman jump queue


December 14th, 2010 - 2:51 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manila, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Being a gentleman sure pays! A man let an impatient woman jump the queue in front of him. The impatient woman let the lottery ticket slip away ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Mexican distiller unveils ‘world’s costliest’ tequila bottle worth $3.5m


November 26th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 26 (ANI): A Mexican distillery has unveiled a tequila bottle worth 3.5 million dollars-apparently the most expensive in the world.The tequila, from Hacienda La Capilla, comes in a bottle ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Long lines of applicants as DDA’s 2010 housing scheme opens


November 25th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Long lines were Thursday seen at the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) office and various bank branches here as the sale of forms began for the civic ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Daltrey says Cowell wouldn’t know talent even “if it bit him on the b*******”


November 19th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): Founder and lead singer of the English band The Who, Roger Daltrey, has slammed Simon Cowell, saying that the latter would not know talent even "if it bit ... Read more...

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