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Soccer player dies during match in Brazil


July 9th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, July 9 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian soccer player Arjuna Luiz Venutto Ramos, 17, nicknamed "Pele" for his skill, died on the weekend during a match his team was playing, a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Man puts himself up for sale on eBay!


June 24th, 2012 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) In a desperate attempt to do something instead of cribbing over his likelihood of losing the job within a month, a father in Britain has decided ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

The image of Enrique Pena Nieto, Mexican presidency front-runner, used to promote adultery


June 7th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mexico, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Internet site promoting adultery has used the image of Enrique Peña Nieto, front-runner to Mexico’s presidency. Peña Nieto, candidate of the opposition party PRI (Partido Revolucionario ... Read more...

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Facebook could be taken to court over alleged tracking


November 17th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook could be dragged before the US Congress following reports that the social networking site tracks users even after they have logged out. After months of ... Read more...

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UK school’s ex-pupils call Beckhams ‘working class’


April 6th, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): David and Victoria Beckham's plans to send their children to esteemed private school Haberdashers' Aske's has upset some ex-pupils, who claim the celebrity couple aren't their sort ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

China tightens grip on foreign reporters, warns not to ‘topple ruling party’


March 7th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar 7 (ANI): China has tightened its grip on foreign reporters after the revolution in the Middle East, with reports saying that a number of such journalists are being tracked, detained, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Vodafone mobile records leaked


January 9th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.9 (ANI): Criminal groups have paid for the private details of some Vodafone customers to blackmail them. Other people have obtained logins to check their spouse's communications.The personal details, accessible from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

France to ban WikiLeaks


December 4th, 2010 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Dec 3 (IANS) France moved Friday to ban WikiLeaks from using its servers, a day after the whistleblower website was kicked out of the US.French Industry Minister Eric Besson wrote a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

6 in 10 Brit women feel bored because of ‘endless housework, dull sex life’


November 12th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that millions of Brit women complain they are stuck in a rut because their lives are too ordinary.The study quizzed women aged 18 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Using Facebook, Twitter, YouTube ‘refreshes deskbound employees’


October 24th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 24 (ANI): A new Melbourne University research has concluded that Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites, as well as music and online video sites like YouTube, are the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Craigslist Censors Its ‘Adult Services’ Segment


September 6th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, September 6, 2010 (Just Flashed): Craigslist happens to be a prominent American website. It has now discontinued (obstructed) its "adult services' segment in America. The rationale behind the discontinuation is that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Wikileaks founder seeks residency in Sweden, probe on


September 1st, 2010 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Aug 31 (DPA) Controversial Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is seeking residency in Sweden despite an ongoing investigation into a complaint of harassment, his lawyer said Tuesday. A spokeswoman for the Swedish Migration ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jailed terrorist rants on extremist website


August 26th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) A convicted British Muslim terrorist is urging fanatics to train with guns for a holy war in a rant on an internet site, which also features sermons by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Harassment probe against Wikileaks’ founder begins (Second Lead)


August 26th, 2010 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Aug 25 (DPA) A Swedish prosecutor opened a formal investigation into a complaint of harassment against controversial Wikileaks' founder Julian Assange Wednesday. A probe into sexual harassment was dropped, and allegations by ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sexual assault probe against Wikileaks’ founder begins


August 25th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Aug 25 (DPA) A Swedish prosecutor opened a formal investigation into a sexual assault charge against controversial Wikileaks' founder Julian Assange Wednesday. However, allegations by a second woman of rape by Assange ... Read more...

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Aishwarya Clashes With Salman


July 31st, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Salman's upcoming movie Dabanng is released on August 10. However he is going to face celluloid competition from none other than Aishwarya Rai Bachchan. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

British teenagers held for online bank fraud


July 3rd, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Two British teenagers have been arrested for selling bank account details hacked from personal computers across the world through internet. Details of more than 65,000 bank accounts hacked from ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tyra Banks to create fashion, beauty website


July 1st, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 1 (IANS) Former supermodel Tyra Banks has inked a deal to create a new fashion and beauty website. Banks' New York company, Bankable, is partnering with Los Angeles-based Demand Media ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Last of the World Cup tickets goes on sale


May 28th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, May 28 (DPA) For the second time in two months football fans in South Africa queued through the night for tickets to the final of the World Cup after extra tickets ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Job ad: Looking for performers to chat nude


May 12th, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) An advertisement seeking kinky webcam stars who have to sit naked behind a camera, talk dirty and do "other activities" has appeared in a British government run internet ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Is Kate Gosselin’s Engagement For Real?


April 12th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Is Kate Gosselin really engaged? That is the question doing the rounds in almost every celebrity circle since the news has come out on the internet. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rare Michael Jackson portrait up for grabs


April 8th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) A rare portrait of the late Michael Jackson is up for bids at an an online auction on eBay.com. Australian painter-sculptor Brett-Livingstone Strong had persuaded the "Thriller" ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Giant pair of pliers spotted flying over West Bromwich on Google Street View!


March 19th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 19 (ANI): A British man has spotted an enormous pair of pliers flying over a West Bromwich residential street - on Google Street View.The strange discovery was made by David ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brit woman cheated by boyfriend 53 times now exposes love rats online


November 24th, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): A Brit woman, who was cheated by her lover, decided to teach him and other love rats a lesson by starting a website where they could be exposed.Sally ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brit wife poses as schoolgirl to trap paedophile hubby


November 13th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): A wife who suspected her hubby of luring teenagers into sex posed as a schoolgirl online to catch him red handed, a court was told.Cheryl Roberts, 61, set ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Oprah Winfrey, US insurance firm settle “aha moment” case


November 11th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): Talk show host Oprah Winfrey's production company Harpo is said to have reached an amicable settlement with a US insurance firm over rights to the phrase "aha ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Blackwater running covert recruitment drive in Pak through its website


September 16th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep.16 (ANI): The controversial US private security company, Blackwater, is reportedly running a covert recruitment drive through its website in Pakistan.The company's website, www.BlackwaterUSA.com, appears to be just like any other ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Twin muggers arrested after teen victim spots them on Google’s Street View


June 20th, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20 (ANI): A pair of twin brothers, who had pulled a 14-year-old boy off his bike and robbing him, were arrested after their victim spotted them on Google's Street View.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Modi launches website in Sanskrit


April 27th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, who now has a Sanskrit website, believes that use of the "sacred" language is "the best way to integrate and revitalise ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India Voting Dot Com sets up edutainment portal to increase awareness about elections


March 26th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
By NarendraHyderabad, Mar 26 (ANI): In view of the coming general elections, a media company has launched an edutainment portal on Indian politics to lure voters for the upcoming polls.'India Voting Dot ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Wikilengua gets 4.5 mn page hits in first year


March 12th, 2009 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 12 (EFE) Wikilengua.org, the Internet site on practical use of the Spanish language, is celebrating its first online birthday, having achieved 4.5 million page visits and more than 1.6 million ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Advani ads on 2,000 websites


February 15th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) To promote its prime ministerial candidate L.K. Advani, the tech savvy Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has put out five ad campaigns on 2,000 websites, including those of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Log on to DressRegistry.com to wear exclusive dress at balls


January 2nd, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 2 (ANI): Women can now save themselves from the embarrassment of seeing other women donning the same outfit, thanks to one-of its-kind internet site that lets partygoers to "register" ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Online lovers turn out to be neighbours!


October 9th, 2008 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): A Brit woman joined an online worldwide dating service - only to find love with a man who lived just seven houses down her street.Teacher Julie McIlroy, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Becks, Noel Gallagher team up for net venture


July 7th, 2008 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Soccer ace David Beckham and Oasis singer Noel Gallagher have teamed up to be a part of a new internet site Channelbee.com.Spice Girls manager Simon Fuller and ... Read more...

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