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Heathrow’s Third Runway plans in jeopardy


September 7th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sep 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Environmentalists as well as the people who reside in the flight route of Heathrow have vowed to take action if expansion plans are made so as to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Warrants against five in 1981 plane hijacking


August 31st, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) A court here has issued non-bailable warrants against five Sikh militants involved in a 1981 Air India plane hijack, and said they would face a ... Read more...

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London Metropolitan University’s Visa License Revoked


August 30th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
The London Metropolitan University has just had its visa to recruit and teach overseas students revoked. Over 2,000 students might soon be deported from London. The university is no longer allowed to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Menezes’ position in jeopardy after Brazil’s Olympic loss


August 13th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 13 (IANS) Brazil's football confederation (CBF) has refused to guarantee the future of under-pressure coach Mano Menezes.Menezes, who is one of the few international coaches to ... Read more...

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‘Dumb and Dumber’ sequel back on track


August 4th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 4 (IANS) The plans to make a sequel to 1994 film "Dumb and Dumber" were thrown into jeopardy after Jim Carrey dropped out of the project, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kazakhstan’s Vinokourov wins gold in Olympic road race


July 28th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakhstan's Alexandre Vinkourov was the surprise winner of the Olympic road race Saturday, as Britain's highly-rated team failed to make an impression.Vinokourov, 38, was competing ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Jailed Russian complains of discrimination in US


May 24th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 24 (IANS) A former Russian pilot, who is serving 20 years in prison in the US for attempted drug trafficking, has complained of racial and religious discrimination against ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Norway custody case: Grandparents thank government


April 24th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The grandparents of Abhigyan and Aishwarya, the two Indian NRI children who were taken into foster care by the Norwegian Childcare Services, Tuesday expressed happiness ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods’ ‘no sex’ vow


March 26th, 2012 - 7:16 am ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Champion golfer Tiger Woods has vowed never to have sex with another woman unless he really feels something for her, says a new biography.In his ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

US strategy jeopardised by Pakistani havens: Post


February 25th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) Persistence of enemy havens in Pakistan was placing the success of the US strategy in Afghanistan in jeopardy, the US ambassador to Afghanistan warned in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Decision Monday on Sahara-BCCI dispute


February 12th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 12 (IANS) A final decision on the dispute between the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Sahara Group will be taken at the board's working ... Read more...

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India to approach Portuguese court on Salem extradition (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The Delhi Police Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that India will approach the Portuguese constitutional court to challenge the Portugal Supreme Court's cancellation of ... Read more...

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Gibbs could be interrogated again by Delhi Police


November 16th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Nov 16 (IANS) South African batsman Herschelle Gibbs, who was banned for six months for his involvement in the 2000 match fixing, could be interrogated by the Delhi Police ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Court puts off Abu Salem case till Dec 20


November 8th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday deferred till Dec 20 the hearing on a Delhi Police plea seeking withdrawal of a Maharashtra Control of Organised ... Read more...

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Ferguson snaps back at Dalglish’s daughter


September 15th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson was involved in a clash with Kelly, his old foe Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish's daughter, on ITV.Ferguson was irritated with ... Read more...

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Laid-off Nepal workers follow in Hazare’s shoes


September 6th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 6 (IANS) Scores of militant workers, whose hostilities forced ITC's joint venture in Nepal to shut down its state-of-the-art garments factory in the Terai plains last month, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India lose Champions Trophy


September 6th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 6 (IANS) The 2011 men's Champions Trophy will not be held in India as originally scheduled but will be shifted to another venue which will be announced within ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India-England third Test in jeopardy as riots spread to Birmingham


August 9th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 9 (IANS) The England and Indian cricket teams were holed up in a city centre hotel Tuesday here as riots spread all around Birmingham putting the third Test ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Strauss Kahn rape case delayed again


July 27th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former International Monetary Fund Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s appearance in court has been postponed until the 23rd of August. The postponement became necessary because investigators have pleaded ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lopez, Anthony’s talent hunt show still on


July 18th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez and estranged husband Marc Anthony's reality show will go ahead despite their split.The former couple wanted to start a massive global tour ... Read more...

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Law defends Mathews going slow to ensure Chandimal’s century


July 6th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Sri Lanka's coach Stuart Law defended all-rounder Angelo Mathews going slow at victory doorstep to allow Dinesh Chandimal to make a maiden One-Day International century at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

SC split verdict on Madani’s bail plea in Bangalore blast case


May 4th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 4 (ANI): A Supreme Court bench today referred the bail plea of People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader Abdul Nasser Madani, an accused in the 2008 Bangalore blast, to Chief ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Katy Perry sues mag for jeopardizing marriage over affair allegations


April 27th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 27 (ANI): Pop star Katy Perry has filed a lawsuit against the publishers of NW Magazine over a story that claimed she had an affair with her record producer, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Man held for smoking in Shanghai Metro station


April 8th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, April 8 (IANS) A man was detained for smoking at a Metro station in Shanghai.Chen was found smoking near a ventilation shaft in Hongkou Football Stadium Station March 23, ... Read more...

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50 days between constitution and chaos in Nepal


April 8th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 8 (IANS) Bailed out of an unprecedented constitutional crisis last summer, the volatile republic of Nepal began inching towards another dire crisis with only 50 days left between ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Hugh Jackman not giving up on his second ‘Wolverine’ movie


March 31st, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): Hugh Jackman has spoken out to allay fears that his second 'Wolverine' movie is in trouble, claiming it is still on track to be made.The project was thrown ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rihanna’s tour in jeopardy due to low-ticket sales


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 22 (ANI): Barbadian singer Rihanna has been advised to cancel domestic dates on her 'Loud' tour following low-ticket sales.The singer had faced the same problems with her 2010 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cricket Australia likely to end Ponting’s nine-year reign as captain


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 22(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting could be in the final week of his nine-year reign after a troubled build-up to the World Cup on the Indian sub-continent, a Cricket Australia ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pen down strike may hit Goa assembly


March 20th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 20 (IANS) The budget session of the Goa assembly might be in jeopardy Monday with a large section of government employees threatening an indefinite pen down strike.The Goa ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ponting likely to continue as Oz skipper


March 14th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar. 14 (ANI): Former Australian cricket captains Allan Border, Steve Waugh and Mark Taylor are unlikely to recommend the sack for current skipper Ricky Ponting during their forensic review of Australian ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

UK brokered secret 10 billion pound deal to detoxify ‘Brand Libya’


February 27th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.27 (ANI): The British Government is reported to have brokered a secret deal with the Colonel Muammar Gaddafi regime worth up to 10 billion pounds before Libya descended into chaos.According ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IBM’s Watson crowned the ‘King of Trivia’


February 17th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When humans were paired against supercomputers in a trivia game, the humans were beaten ‘mercilessly’.The mean machine called Watson was developed by IBM and in the ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Jeopardy! Man vs Machine finale


February 17th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Machine triumphed over man during the “Jeopardy!” finale.After three days of contest, IBM’s Watson did beat two former champions of the game. It was a ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Former winners fight against computer in Jeopardy!


February 15th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The last episode of the show “Jeopardy” did put humans against a machine.Former winners of the show, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter, were bought face ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

IBM’s supercomputer to be pitted against humans in TV quiz


February 15th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): IBM's supercomputer Watson will compete against two humans in a TV quiz for the prize of a million dollars.Jeopardy tests a player's knowledge of trivia in a range ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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