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London court allows Russian female spy suspect to work for Russian TV

March 19th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 19 (ANI): Katia Zatuliveter, a former assistant to Liberal Democrat MP Mike Hancock in Britain who was accused of being a Russian spy, has been reportedly granted permission by a ... Read more...

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Iran presses opposition not to go ahead with rally

February 11th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
Tehran/New York, Feb.11 (ANI): Iranian authorities are putting pressure on the country's political opposition not to go ahead with a rally in support of the popular uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt.Security ... Read more...

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Egypt crisis: CBS journalist incorrectly tweets about Mubarak’s exit

February 6th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb.6 (ANI): CBS News anchor Katie Couric mistakenly informed her 140,000 followers that embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak had stepped down after 30 years."As many of you have already heard ... Read more...

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Al Jazeera reporter denied access to G-20 Seoul summit venue

November 12th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by BNO News
SEOUL (BNO NEWS) -- A Syrian-born reporter from Al Jazeera Arabic-language news network on Friday said he was denied entry to the venue of the G-20 summit in Seoul and claimed the ... Read more...

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Maradona’s China visit fuels coaching rumors

November 10th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Nov 10 (ANI): Argentine soccer legend Diego Maradona has signed on as an anchorman for a charity activity in Hefei, the capital of east China's Anhui Province, fuelling rumors that he ... Read more...

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News Anchor Kimmo Wilska Fired for Beer Prank

October 16th, 2010 - 3:05 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An English language news anchor for the Finnish broadcaster ‘YLE’ was fired recently for drinking beer on the set of the newscast. While discussing a segment about bars ... Read more...

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Hundreds take part in river race on inflatable sex dolls in Russia!

August 31st, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 31 (ANI): A bizarre but popular Russian race, which involves racing down river rapids while riding inflatable sex dolls, saw more than 500 people taking part in the event.According to ... Read more...

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Osama Bin Laden Facebook Page With 1000 Fans Shut Down

April 19th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Facebook account whose profile was supposed to be that of Osama Bin Laden, the Al Qaeda terrorist, attracted over 1000 fans. It was covered with postings ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden Facebook page draws many ‘fans’

April 19th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by admin
By Michael van Poppel PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA (THAINDIAN NEWS) -- Facebook on Friday shut down a page supposedly created by al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, ABC News and an Arabic language ... Read more...

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Quentin Tarantino ‘wants Helen Mirren to play foul-mouthed Queen’

January 21st, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, January 21 (ANI): Quentin Tarantino wants Dame Helen Mirren to play the role of the Queen, it has emerged.The 'Inglorious Basterds' helmer has approached the actress to play a foul-mouthed medieval ... Read more...

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24X7 news television is murdering the English language (Comment)

July 25th, 2009 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
By S. Nihal Singh The English language has stood India in good stead before and after the success of the independence movement. Mahatma Gandhi wrote "My Experiments with Truth", which remains a classic. ... Read more...

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Cleric rejects Islamic appeals court in Pakistan’s northwest (Lead)

May 3rd, 2009 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 3 (DPA) A radical cleric, who brokered a shaky peace deal between Taliban militants and authorities in Pakistan's northwest, rejected Sunday the overnight government announcement of setting up an ... Read more...

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Hearing impaired can access prime time news on Doordarshan

April 3rd, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Going beyond just a weekly sign language news bulletin for the hearing impaired, national broadcaster Doordarshan will now make prime time news accessible to this section of ... Read more...

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F-D-C Reports, Inc. launches

January 15th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by admin
Rockville, Jan 15 (ANI/Business Wire India): F-D-C Reports, Inc. has announced the launch of, a new subscription-based online service covering Rx drugs, biologics and devices in China, India, Japan and other ... Read more...

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