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Madonna sued for $10 mn over Russian concert comments


August 18th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A group of Russian activists have filed $10.5 million lawsuits against pop diva Madonna and organisers of her St. Petersburg concert in which ... Read more...

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German students seek online nod to kill sheep


May 16th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 16 (IANS) Two arts students in Germany have triggered online outrage by seeking, in a poll, from people whether or not a sheep should be beheaded as ... Read more...

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Chinese writers target App Store


March 20th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 20 (IANS) Chinese writers are targeting Apple's App Store, saying it is infringing on their copyrights by offering pirated e-book versions of their work.A senior official of the ... Read more...

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French wine maker wins court cases


March 16th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 16 (IANS) Chateaux Lafite Rothschild, the French estate that produces some of the most expensive wines, has won six lawsuits against Chinese firms since fake Lafite was found ... Read more...

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Kanye West and Jay-Z settle their copyright case


March 12th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It may be recalled that producer Syl Johnson had filed a lawsuit against rappers Kanye West and Jay-Z over some copyright issues. He had alleged that ... Read more...

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Chinese retailers stop Apple iPad sales


February 18th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) Chinese retailers have stopped sales of Apple's iPad as the trademark dispute between Apple and the China-based tech company Proview intensified.Suning, the country's leading electronics seller, ... Read more...

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China to auction seized assets online


February 11th, 2012 - 7:20 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 11 (IANS) China has set up a common online auction platform to sell assets seized in lawsuits in the country.Bidding statistics and results will be published on the ... Read more...

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Saudi held in Malaysia for insulting Islam


February 10th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 10 (IANS) A Saudi Arabian newspaper columnist who fled his country after being accused of insulting Islam has been arrested in Malaysia, said police sources Friday.Just as ... Read more...

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JPMorgan Chase earnings miss Wall Street expectations


January 14th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 14 (IANS) JPMorgan Chase, the biggest bank in the US, reported its fourth quarter earnings Friday, which missed Wall Street expectations.According to the New York based bank, ... Read more...

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Brazil announces new trade measures


October 11th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Oct 11 (IANS) Brazil announced a series of measures here Monday to protect its domestic market in the face of the global economic crisis and promote its products abroad.Brazilian ... Read more...

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Sibal to unveil draft National Telecom Policy 2011


October 9th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Amid rising concerns and lawsuits over allocation of telecom spectrum, a precious national resource, Communications Minister Kapil Sibal will Monday unveil a draft of the ... Read more...

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China issues judicial rule for government transparency


August 13th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) China's Supreme People's Court (SPC) has issued a regulation to standardise trial procedures for the country's increasing number of government information disclosure cases in a bid ... Read more...

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Kevin Durant bags 66 points at Rucker Park


August 3rd, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant had a good game when he featured in a exhibition basketball game at the Rucker Park. The NBA’s leading scorer bagged ... Read more...

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Courtney Love ordered to pay $35,000 to former maids


June 1st, 2011 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Rocker Courtney Love has been ordered by a court to hand over more than $35,000 to two former maids who accused her of failing to pay ... Read more...

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Mahindra Satyam reports loss due to lawsuit settlements (Lead)


May 23rd, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 23 (IANS) Mahindra Satyam, formerly Satyam Computers, has posted a net loss for the quarter ended March 31, 2011, due to huge exceptional expenditure on account of ... Read more...

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Mahindra Satyam reports net loss due to lawsuit settlements


May 23rd, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 23 (IANS) Mahindra Satyam, formerly Satyam Computers, has posted a net loss for the quarter ended March 31, 2011, due to huge exceptional expenditure on account ... Read more...

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BP sues Cameron, Deepwater Horizon owner Transocean over Gulf of Mexico oil spill


April 21st, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.21 (ANI): British Petroleum (BP) has filed two lawsuits - one against Transocean, the owner of the oil rig that exploded in the Gulf of Mexico last year, for 40 billion ... Read more...

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Shoplifting is immoral but downloading music illegally is ok, say students


April 14th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 14 (ANI): A new study has found that college students view shoplifting as immoral, but are not exactly motivated to follow the laws governing digital music piracy.The finding underscores ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Blackberry thumb’ is the latest health hazard


March 25th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): Do your thumbs hurt? Well, if you're sending lots of text messages, you may have the trendiest new malady: 'BlackBerry thumb.''BlackBerry thumb' is the name given to a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Associated Press sues retailers over iconic Obama Hope image


March 13th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): The Associated Press has filed lawsuits against several retailers including Urban Outfitters for the unauthorized use of the Hope image of Barack Obama created by artist Shepard ... Read more...

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Banks, hedge funds were somehow “complicit” in massive Ponzi scheme, says Madoff


February 16th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 16 (ANI): Bernard L. Madoff, the man who is serving a 150-year sentence over defrauding people of billions of dollars while operating a vast Ponzi scheme that began at ... Read more...

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Musharraf to ‘return to Pakistan and face court cases’ as soon as party “gains ground”


January 26th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 26(ANI): Former Pakistan President and All Pakistan Muslim League (APML) chief Pervez Musharraf has reiterated that he will "definitely" return to the country and face the lawsuits against him."I ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Are 3D films really bad for you?


January 21st, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): There is still no scientific evidence which proves whether the eyestrain, blurred vision, dizziness, headaches or nausea reportedly caused by watching 3D content, will cause long term damage, ... Read more...

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Aaron Sorkin wins best screenplay golden globes for ‘The Social Network’


January 17th, 2011 - 10:02 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 17 (IANS) Aaron Sorkin bagged the best screenplay - motion picture award for writing "The Social Network" at the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards.Directed by David Fincher, the ... Read more...

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Lynsie Murley Gets Her Share Of Justice Over Dispute With TSA


January 14th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lynsie Murley has finally got her share of justice, in the form of a "nominal" amount of money the Transportation Security Administration. Two years ago, she ... Read more...

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US judge rules inmate ‘bitten on penis by rodent’ may sue


January 14th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): A prisoner in a jail in New York has been given the green light by a judge to sue county officials after a rat bit him on his ... Read more...

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US suits against ISI chief in Mumbai massacre case face ’serious legal obstacles’


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 23 (ANI): The plaintiffs in two US lawsuits, accusing the chief of Pakistan's main spy agency- the Directorate for Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI)- of nurturing terrorists involved in the 2008 ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

2010’s Top Selling Cars That Made Waves


December 21st, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The year 2010 is a major year for the global car industry. The Japanese giant Toyota received its biggest setback this year with millions of its ... Read more...

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Hottest chili pepper in the world is Naga Viper


December 6th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Naga Viper is now the world’s hottest chili pepper. It takes the title from the “ghost chili” which was considered as the hottest pepper.The Naga ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Aggressive Pink misses fights


November 28th, 2010 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) American singer Pink, who is on the way to motherhood, says she misses the catfights she is known for.The singer, who is expecting a baby with her ... Read more...

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Pregnant Pink vows to calm down


November 27th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 27 (ANI): Pink has been known for her violent antics, but the rowdy star has vowed to clam down as she's expecting.The singer, who is expecting a baby with ... Read more...

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Waldorf-Astoria Sued By Plymouth Couple Over Bedbugs


November 5th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For Plymouth Couple David Drabicki and Christine Drabicki a stay at the well known Waldorf Astoria of New York turned out to be a nightmarish experience. ... Read more...

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One More Recall Hits Toyota Motors In October 2010


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As if the incessant recalls that started at the beginning of 2010 were not enough Japan based car giant Toyota Motors announced yet another massive recall ... Read more...

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Remington 700 Rifle Back In News


October 21st, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The maker of the famous hunting rifle Remington Model 700-series has been combating a serious safety issue and reportedly stopped short of a nationwide recall of ... Read more...

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Monsanto Shares Plummet After News of Roundup Resistant Crops


October 5th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Monsanto was recently named “Company of the Year” by Forbes magazine. That was back in December. Now, with stories out about the horrors of their bio-engineered crops, the company shares have plummeted, ... Read more...

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