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President Mukherjee’s first official visit to Chennai, Tiruputi


September 7th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) In his first official visit after assuming the highest constitutional position, President Pranab Mukherjee will undertake a two-day tour to Chennai and Andhra Pradesh, ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama arrives in Britain


July 27th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) US First Lady Michelle Obama who is leading America's delegation to the Olympics Friday arrived in Britain for the start of a two-day visit.Her packed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Madam Speedy’ looking for Olympic glory


July 12th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, July 12 (IANS) Tameka Williams, the sprinter from the tiny Caribbean islands of St. Kitts and Nevis, will travel to the London Olympic Games with hopes of making her ... Read more...

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Tendulkar nomination a Congress ploy, says Ramdev


April 28th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Saturday criticised the Congress party for nominating cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar to the Rajya Sabha, calling it a ploy ... Read more...

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Delhi security to be beefed up for Zardari visit


April 4th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Security in the Indian capital will be beefed up ahead of Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari's visit April 8 en route to offering prayers ... Read more...

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Now, book and pay for Air India tickets from your mobile


March 20th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Air India Tuesday launched mobile phone booking facility for buying and paying for domestic tickets using mobile technology, an airline official said.Now a customer can book ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Carnival celebrations allowed in Goa, with poll rider


February 16th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 15 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (ECI) finally given a nod for carnival celebrations in Goa, albeit with code of conduct specific restrictions, election officials said Wednesday. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

End dynasties in politics: Medha Patkar


February 9th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 9 (IANS) Noted activist Medha Patkar Thursday called for a 'one family one elected representative' cap in Indian politics, saying the trend of dynastic rules was dangerous for ... Read more...

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Priyanka’s stress buster - quality time with parents


December 27th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) A chock-a-block shooting schedule, hectic itinerary and non-stop promotional events -- all this lead to a lot of stress for movie stars, including Priyanka Chopra. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Australia tours West Indies from March 16


November 12th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Nov 12 (IANS/CMC) Arnos Vale in St. Vincent will host its first international match in two years when it stages the first three One-Day Internationals on Australia's tour of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Prince Charles to visit South Africa


October 14th, 2011 - 4:53 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Oct 14 (IANS) Britain's Prince Charles and his wife Camilla Parker Bowles, the Duchess of Cornwall, will pay an official visit to South Africa between Nov 2 and ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to attract J&K; youth


September 25th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) To attract the youth of Jammu and Kashmir into the party fold, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will "appeal to them to join mainstream ... Read more...

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Famous New York Film Academy comes to India


September 9th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Want to learn the art of filmmaking at the New York Film Academy? You don't have to go for that to New York as ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Paris Hilton to visit Mumbai from Sep 24


September 7th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Heiress and international celebrity Paris Hilton will arrive here Sep 24 to launch her line of handbags and accessories in India, the event's organisers said ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Paris Hilton to visit Mumbai


September 6th, 2011 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Ending weeks of speculation, heiress and international celebrity Paris Hilton will arrive Mumbai later this month to launch her line of handbags and accessories in ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Chicken on flight makes Indian origin vegetarian sick


August 24th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 24 (IANS) An Indian-origin vegetarian woman, who had never eaten meat or eggs, fell sick after being served chicken by mistake on a Singapore Airlines flight from New ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Clinton to visit Chennai Wednesday


July 19th, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 18 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who began her three day visit to India Monday, is expected to visit the Tamil Nadu capital Wednesday.She will be ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No change in Hillary Clinton’s India visit: US envoy


July 14th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's visit to India will take place as scheduled next week and has not been affected by the blasts in ... Read more...

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Clinton to be first US secretary of state to visit Chennai


July 9th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 9 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who is leading a high-level delegation to New Delhi for the second round of strategic dialogue July 19, will also ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indians are playing far too many competitive matches: Akram


May 26th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram says the Indians are playing too much of cricket and Gautam Gambhir's fitness issue is a case in point. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Puerto Rican band to kick off European tour in June


May 24th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Havana, May 24 (IANS/EFE) The Puerto Rican band Calle 13 will kick off a European tour June 15, group co-leader Eduardo Cabra said in Havana.Cabra, known as "Visitante", said in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Abbottabad removed as venue of Pakistan-Afghanistan cricket series


May 19th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 19 (IANS) The much awaited Pakistan-Afghanistan cricket match in the garrison town of Abbottabad has been shifted to the capital city of Islamabad."The itinerary of Afghanistan national team's ... Read more...

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William & Kate to visit California in July


May 5th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Clarence House has confirmed that Kate Middleton and Prince William will be in California. The confirmation was contained in a statement which was released on Thursday ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Wills, Kate’s world tour next year will help ease Queen’s Diamond Jubilee workload


May 3rd, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 3 (ANI): Prince William and his wife, Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, will be going on a world tour next spring to help ease the Queen's Diamond Jubilee workload.The new ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India-Pakistan semifinal: Fashion week’s Wednesday shows cancelled


March 28th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 28 (IANS) The organisers of the PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week (PFDC-SFW) have cancelled Wednesday's shows to accommodate the highly anticipated cricket World Cup semifinal between India and Pakistan.The ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Gilani to brief cabinet on India visit


March 28th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 28 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani will brief the cabinet on his visit to India where he will meet his Indian counterpart Manmohan Singh, a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Prince William fails to spark ‘media tsunami’ during lacklustre Oz visit


March 21st, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 21 (ANI): Prince William's short visit to Australia has surprisingly failed to earn him the kind of rave reviews and cheering he got last year.The second in line to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dhoni clarifies Team India was ‘not ready mentally,’ not fatigued for Oz friendly


February 15th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 15 (ANI): Rejecting reports that India's jam-packed itinerary had taken a physical toll on the players, skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni today said that the team is not fatigued, adding ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bryan Adams to perform at World Cup opening ceremony


February 7th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) Popular Canadian singer Bryan Adams will be the only western artist to perform at the opening ceremony for the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup to be held in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

UN Special Envoy addresses human rights issues in Kashmir


January 20th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Jan 20 (ANI): Margaret Sekaggya, the United Nations on Human Rights rapporteur met victims of violence and also addressed a meeting convened by the social activists.The meeting was held under the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

New rules for tourist visa to ‘curb misuse’


January 13th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Foreigners travelling to India on tourist visas have to give a two-month gap before they re-enter the country, according to new government rules aimed at avoiding "misuse" ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Conquer Raigad Fort - in five minutes! (With images)


January 9th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Jan 9 (IANS) It was a symbol of Maratha pride, the capital of Chhatrapati Shivaji's kingdom and vision of a Hindavi Swaraj (Hindu rule). The majestic Raigad Fort, which ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Foreign MPs to be Punjab state guests


January 6th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 6 (IANS) Members of Parliament (MPs) from other countries visiting Punjab will be accorded the status of state guests, the state government announced Thursday.Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Thursday asked ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kelly Brook at Dubai Film Festival to support her movie


December 18th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Dubai, Dec 17 (IANS) British model-cum-actress Kelly Brook, who attended the 7th edition of the Dubai International Film Festival to support her film "Removal" that was screened here Friday, said ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Taiwan turns military brothel into a museum


December 5th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Taipei, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A military brothel that used to exist on the island of Kinmen in Taiwan has got a huge makeover. Its seedy past is now certainly buried ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

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