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Christopher Kane to join Dior ?


February 29th, 2012 - 8:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) Scottish designer Christopher Kane will reportedly join Christian Dior, replacing John Galliano who was sacked from the French fashion house last year.According to contactmusic.com, Kane is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

New York Times launches India-focussed website


September 12th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 12 (IANS) With American print media in decline with advertising revenues migrating to digital platforms, The New York Times has launched an English-language website called "India Ink" ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

US-based writer documents India’s reinvention


March 4th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) India, a country grounded in tradition, has begun to reinvent itself in a relatively small period, says US-based Indian origin writer-columnist Anand Giridharadas who has ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Egypt’s future depends on democracy, education and research reform: Experts


February 9th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb.9 (ANI): Egyptian researchers and scientists have said that the country's future depends on democracy, education and research reform, and have added that there is a pool of talent among the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

F1 boss’ battered face of new watch advert


December 8th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a new twist, F1 boss’ Bernie Ecclestone has become the face of a new watch advert. However it isn’t his handsome face, which is gracing ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Manmohan visit gets big play in Japanese media (Lead)


October 25th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Tokyo, Oct 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's interview to the Japanese media ahead of his three-day visit to the country was extensively covered in the newspapers here Monday, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

PM gets covered in Japanese press


October 25th, 2010 - 7:24 am ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Tokyo, Oct 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's interview to the Japanese media ahead of his three-day visit to the country was extensively covered in the newspapers here Monday, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Alexander McQueen Honored At St Paul’s Cathedral


September 21st, 2010 - 2:03 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Approximately one thousand people in various shades of black showed up to pay homage to the life of designer Alexander McQueen, who committed suicide back in February.The artist ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Indian-origin management guru to address Malaysian forum


August 11th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 11 (IANS) Virgin Group founder and chairman Richard Branson and US-based Indian management guru Anil Gupta will address a forum here next month. Branson is expected to outline his ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Thai Red shirts leader Seh Daeng dies of wounds - Hospital director


May 17th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Red shirts leader Maj. Gen. Khattiya Sawasdiphol, better known as Seh Daeng, died from injuries sustained after being shot in the head near a rally site on ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

Thai TV: Red Shirts leader General Khattiya Sawasdipol seriously injured after shooting


May 13th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- Thai media on Thursday reported that Red Shirts leader Lt. Gen Khattiya Sawasdipol, 59, is seriously injured after being shot in the head near a rally site. Sawatdiphol ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand |

Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingyas starve in Bangladesh


March 30th, 2010 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 30 (IANS) Thousands of Rohingyas, Muslim tribals from Myanmar who have taken refuge in neighbouring Bangladesh following years of persecution, are allegedly facing "arbitrary arrest, illegal expulsion, and forced internment", ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama to make case for cutting emissions to India, China


December 16th, 2009 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 16 (IANS) President Barack Obama will make an attempt to convince India and China that it's in their interest to curb emissions as he goes to attend ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Karzai is corrupt’, says French foreign minister


November 5th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 5 (DPA) Afghan President Hamid Karzai is "corrupt" but must be supported and "legitimised", French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner said in an interview published Thursday in the Paris-based International Herald ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Japanese designer urges Obama to visit Hiroshima


July 16th, 2009 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) Japanese fashion designer Issey Miyake has urged US President Barack Obama to visit the site of the Hiroshima nuclear bomb explosion on the 64th anniversary next month ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tackle climate change now, top scientists urge world leaders


July 7th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) As leaders of the world's 13 major countries prepare to meet at the G8+5 summit in Italy this week, 24 leading scientists from these countries have ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Dressing up stars at red carpet events is huge business: Cavalli


March 26th, 2009 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Noted Italian stylist Roberto Cavalli Thursday confirmed what is arguably the fashion industry's worst kept secret: that Hollywood stars are often paid to showcase a designer's ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

The sari will always be there: Stella McCartney


March 26th, 2009 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) In the fickle world of fashion, the sari is the one garment that will endure, says British designer Stella McCartney. "The sari will always be there," McCartney, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Indian designers should modernise, not westernise: Manish Arora


March 25th, 2009 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Known for his flamboyant and futuristic designs and creative skills, designer Manish Arora feels that Indian designers are still confused between the modernization and the westernization of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Fashion honcho Anna Zegna roots for Andhra Pradesh kids, women


March 25th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) With Mahatma Gandhi as her inspiration, Italian fashion honcho Anna Zegna Wednesday held the audience at the International Herald Tribune Sustainable Luxury Summit spellbound as she detailed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Don’t abandon the sari for jeans: fashion writer


March 25th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Making a forceful plea for retaining the pre-eminent position of the sari in the Indian woman's wardrobe, noted fashion journalist Suzy Menkes Wednesday rued it was increasingly ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Go Indian to go global, fashion editor tells Indian designers


March 24th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Indian designers need to focus more on the country's heritage if they are to make a mark internationally, says eminent fashion journalist Suzy Menkes. "You have a magnificent ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Audience fights for seats at Manish Arora’s ‘Jungle’ show (With Images)


March 21st, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) It was not the grand finale of the ongoing Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW), yet the audience was fighting and getting into arguments over the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

New York Times sells headquarters in leaseback deal


March 10th, 2009 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 10 (DPA) The New York Times has sold its landmark headquarters for $225 million in a deal that will see it leaseback the office space for a starting rent ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sarkozy promises bail-out for French press


January 24th, 2009 - 2:26 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 24 (DPA) French President Nicolas Sarkozy Friday proposed a series of measures intended to bring the country's newspapers out of their economic crisis.According to an estimate by the daily Le ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pakistan has been double-dealing US for years: Former CIA analyst


December 28th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 28 (IANS) For years Pakistan was "double dealing" the US on the war on terror , says a former CIA analyst, adding it will not be easy to break the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Experts, western media points finger towards Indian Mujahideen


November 27th, 2008 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The Mumbai terror attacks could be the handiwork of the Indian Mujahideen and there could be little or no involvement of international Islamic militant groups like Al-Qaeda, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Europe may also need massive rescue plan: OECD chief


October 1st, 2008 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Strasbourg, Oct 1 (DPA) Despite assurances by European leaders that their finance systems were stable, Europe may still need a massive rescue plan similar to the $700-billion measure being voted on by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Zardari vows to suck oxygen out of Talibans system


September 29th, 2008 - 10:01 am ICT by ANI
New York , Sept 29 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zaradri has said that he wanted to suck life out the Taliban and other terrorists so that the menace of terrorism ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Next US Prez will inherit challenge of persuading Pak leaders to fight war on terror


September 11th, 2008 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 11 (ANI): Pakistans civilian and military leaders dont want to fight the war on terror as the United States want them to fight.The new Pakistan President Asif Ali ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India to host International Herald Tribune luxury conference


September 8th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) After success in Paris, Moscow, Istanbul, Dubai and Hong Kong, International Herald Tribune's (IHT) eighth annual conference on "the global business of luxury" will be held here ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Finger-pointing no solution for Kabul, Islamabad and New Delhi: Experts


July 18th, 2008 - 8:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 18 (ANI): Is Afghanistan on its way back to its past, heading towards being caught once again in a web of intrigues and suspicions? Not according to two former ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ancient tablet ignites debate on Christ’s death and resurrection


July 7th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): There's a stir in biblical and archaeological circles because of a three-foot-tall tablet with 87 lines of Hebrew, which suggests that the story of the death and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ambanis feud likened to one between Esau and Jacob


July 2nd, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
London/Johannesburg, July 2 (IANS) As talks between the Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (R-ADAG) and South African telecom giant MTN reach their last lap, the feud between Ambani siblings has started grabbing ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Report slams French bank’s management on giant fraud


May 23rd, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by admin
DPA Paris, May 23 (DPA) An internal report on the biggest fraud in financial history will say that a rogue trader at a French bank was able to bypass internal security mechanisms because ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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