last straw

Patnaik goes, Mumbai gets new police chief (Roundup)


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Mumbai's no-nonsense Police Commissioner Arup Patnaik was Thursday shunted out with a promotion, after coming under flak for the Aug 11 violence at a Muslim ... Read more...

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Kourtney Kardashian angry with mother


July 27th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 27 (IANS) Reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian is reportedly furious with her mother Kris Jenner, who has been trying to "make money" off her new granddaughter, Penelope ... Read more...

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BCCI didn’t bend rules for Sahara: IPL chief


February 16th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) chief Rajiv Shukla Thursday said the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) did not bend rules and all ... Read more...

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BCCI gives in, Sahara India back as Team India sponsor (Lead)


February 16th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Sahara India was Thursday back as cricket Team India sponsor and the owner of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Pune Warriors after the Board of Control ... Read more...

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Sahara back as cricket Team India sponsor


February 16th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) Sahara India was Thursday back as cricket Team India sponsor and the owner of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Pune Warriors after sorting out most of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Positive outcome on Sahara by this week: IPL chief


February 15th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla said Wednesday that talks are going on between the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and ... Read more...

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Surprised over Tiwary’s omission: Ganguly


February 15th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 14 (IANS) Expressing surprise over Manoj Tiwary being kept out of the Indian team in the ongoing tri-series in Australia, former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly Tuesday ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

BCCI ropes in ex-president Manohar to solve Sahara crisis


February 14th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Tuesday roped in former president Shashank Manohar to solve the crisis over Sahara India's decision to pull ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cannot make exceptions for Sahara in IPL: BCCI president (Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 13 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) cannot make exceptions by bending rules in the Indian Premier League (IPL) to favour Pune Warriors franchise ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ready to walk extra mile, but rules can’t be bent: BCCI


February 13th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 13 (IANS)Indian cricket board president N.Srinivasan Monday said the board was ready to walk an extra mile to address the issues raised by Sahara India on the sponsorship ... Read more...

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Double blow for BCCI, Sahara walks out of sponsorship deal, Pune Warriors (Roundup)


February 4th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Indian cricket suffered a twin blow Saturday when Sahara India snapped its multi-million-dollar sponsorship deal with the country's apex body of the sport and also pulled ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

University of Arizona fires head coach Mike Stoops


October 11th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arizona, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After losing their fifth straight game, the University of Arizona has fired their head coach Mike Stoops. He has been the head coach of the team for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

TV satire on Gillard triggers row


September 20th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 20 (IANS) A TV satire on Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has triggered a controversy among political circles here, with many MPs finding it to be demeaning.Outraged MPs ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Depp’s hat collection bugs Vanessa


May 18th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) Johnny Depp has a huge collection of hats, which takes up two rooms in his French home to store them and his partner Vanessa Paradis ... Read more...

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Jodie Foster says that Mel Gibson is still her ‘beloved’


April 26th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jodie Foster still believes in Mel Gibson despite all the negative news about the actor. The actor has endured a very difficult five years since he ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pak team management against Shoaib Akhtar’s swansong appearance


April 14th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 14(ANI): The Pakistan cricket team management is against the idea of giving a farewell match to legendary pacer Shoaib Akhtar, who retired during the ICC World Cup 2011 last ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Italian women’s tolerance for Berlusconi’s sexcapades finally runs out


February 19th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 19 (ANI): According to Sophie Arie of The Guardian, Italian PM Silvio Berlusconi's latest scandal involving an underage prostitute was the last straw - women are finally fed up of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pak Govt freeing Davis may be “last straw that breaks camel’s back”: Hilaly


February 18th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 18(ANI): If the Pakistan Government hands over double murder-accused American official Raymond Davis to the United States without sufficiently preparing public opinion on this sensitive issue, it may face a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Releasing Davis may give rise to Egypt-like revolution in ‘outraged’ Pakistan


February 16th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 16(ANI): Pakistan may witness a revolution like that in Egypt and Tunisia if double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis is granted diplomatic immunity and released from detention, the Pakistani ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak embassy in Cairo to wait a bit ‘before going for the last straw’ to evacuate citizens


February 2nd, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 2(ANI): Pakistan's Ambassador to Egypt, Seema Naqvi, has said that they would wait for another two to three days before evacuating the Pakistan nationals living in the crisis-hit country.According to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Animals Killed And Left To Rot In British Safari Park


January 11th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Liverpool, Jan 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It came as a shock to the animal lovers of England, when Captive Animals' Protection Society (CAPS) released photographs as an evidence, to show that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jagan quits Congress with mother, also resigns as MP (Second Lead)


November 29th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad/New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Alleging a conspiracy to split the family of late Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, his son Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy Monday resigned from the Congress ... Read more...

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Full text of Jaganmohan Reddy’s letter to Sonia Gandhi


November 29th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) The following is the text of an open letter written by Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy to Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday while resigning from the Congress party and ... Read more...

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TSA body scanners are tipping point for travellers


November 28th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 28 (ANI): A psychologist has said that the new security measures at the nation's airports are the straws that broke the travellers' backs.UAB psychologist Josh Klapow, a professor in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Shocked’ Pak hoping US backing of India’s UNSC permanent seat bid merely symbolic


November 10th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 10 (ANI): Shocked by the US support for India's bid for a permanent seat in the United Nations' Security Council (UNSC), Pakistan seems to be clutching the last straw ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Demi Lovato ‘hit rock bottom after dustup with female dancer on tour’


November 4th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 4 (ANI): A source has claimed that Demi Lovato hit rock bottom after a fight with a female dancer while on international tour with the Jonas Brothers, which ultimately ... Read more...

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Man kills schizophrenic wife for cutting stereo cable


September 15th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 15 (ANI): An annoyed husband killed his schizophrenic wife by feeding her 28 times her normal anti-psychotic drug dosage because she cut the cable to his stereo loudspeaker.Hungt Kiat Tan ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Today I killed my wife’, man writes in diary


September 15th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 15 (IANS) A man killed his mentally ill wife in Australia and wrote about the murder in his diary. The 58-year-old man termed the murder "a win-win situation" because his daughters ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Brit woman on crash diet after 48FF chest prevented her from sitting in new car


September 9th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 9 (ANI): A woman in Britain went on crash diet after she could not fit into her new sports car because her 48FF breasts were too big to fit in.Rebecca ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Goa scribes boycotts press meet on Queen’s Baton Relay


September 5th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 5 (IANS) A journalists' group in Goa Sunday boycotted Chief Minister Digambar Kamat's press conference in Margao to announce the itinerary for the Queen's Baton Relay, scheduled to be held ... Read more...

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MJ’s parents ’splitting after 60 years of marriage’


August 19th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 19 (ANI): Michael Jackson's parents, mum Katherine and dad Joe, are apparently splitting up after more than 60 years of marriage.Katherine, 80, has filed for divorce after cruel Joe, ... Read more...

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Bristol Palin calls it quits with fiance


August 4th, 2010 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 4 (DPA) It's all over - yet again - between Bristol Palin and her boyfriend Levi Johnston, father of her 19-month-old son, Tripp. The 19-year-old daughter of right-wing politician ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Prince Harry, girlfriend strain relations (Lead)


June 21st, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 21 (IANS) It was another type of ball that apparently undid the romance of Prince Harry, now visiting South Africa to boost the morale of the English football ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cumbria gunman Bird ‘was obsessed with a Thai prostitute less than half his age’


June 5th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 5 (ANI): The British gunman, who shot 12 people dead and wounded 11 before killing himself, is said to have had a secret violent obsession with a Thai prostitute less ... Read more...

Posted in World |

No end in sight to Thai government- Red Shirts standoff in bloody Bangkok


May 18th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, May 18 (ANI): The standoff between Thai security forces and Red Shirt protestors continued with the government firmly refusing to recall troops or hold further talks until the rally ended. The breakdown ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand, World |

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