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Pietersen hopes to be back for NZ tour


September 21st, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Out of favour England batsman Kevin Pietersen tweeted Friday that he hopes to make a comeback for England's tour to New Zealand in February 2013.In ... Read more...

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Polar bear dies from zebra virus


August 18th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) Scientists have warned equine herpes might have developed the ability to jump species in the same way as influenza, after a polar bear died in a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Jennifer Lawrence to get $10 million for next ‘Hunger Games’


August 8th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The popular film actress and Oscar nominated Jennifer Lawrence is set to negotiate a massive salary raise for the next ‘Hunger Games’ installation titled “Catching fire”. ... Read more...

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Siberian bear kills man


July 31st, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man in Russia's Siberian republic of Yakutia has been killed by a wild bear, said a local interior ministry official Monday.Two residents of Khara-Aldan ... Read more...

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Why did NoTW spike Arthur C. Clarke paedophile story?


July 8th, 2012 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) The now-defunct News of the World (NoTW) spiked an exclusive story that exposed famous science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke as a paedophile because the author ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Why men like ‘dumb-looking’ women


May 24th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Men may not be looking for charm and intelligence when it comes to finding a mate, but rather a woman who looks dumb and sleepy enough ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bhitarkanika bans tourist entry as crocodiles breed


May 15th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 15 (IANS) A two-and-half-month ban on the entry of tourists and visitors to the Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha began Tuesday as the crocodile breeding season was underway, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Kim puts her past behind


April 6th, 2012 - 5:31 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 6 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian says the year will be great for her and that she is more confident about her future.The 32-year-old Kim said this despite ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Myneni, Rushmi new champions at National Grass Court Tennis


February 11th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 11 (IANS) Men's top seed Rakesh Myneni and women's third seed Rushmi Chakravarthi were crowned champions at the Indian Jute National Grass Court Tennis Championship here Saturday.Myneni ... Read more...

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Pandas sent to the wild in China


January 12th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 12 (IANS) China has begun sending pandas bred in captivity into a protected area in Sichuan Province in a bid to rebuild the depleted population of giant pandas ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Male spiders eavesdrop to beat rivals


January 8th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 8 (IANS) Male spiders often eavesdrop on their rivals, using their 'secrets' to steal their mate, behaviour which is not uncommon in human society.As male wolf spiders go ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Warne sees Clarke as one of finest Australian captains


January 6th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 6 (IANS) Spin wizard Shane Warne backed his former teammate Michael Clarke to emerge as one of the finest Australian Test captains.Warne was proud of his close mate, ... Read more...

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Former conditioner says retired Hayden fit for T20 World Cup


December 11th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 11 (IANS) Former Cricket Australia (CA) conditioner Jock Campbell has advised former opener Mathew Hayden to come back from retirement and make himself available for selection in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Accessory fuels iPhone 5 speculation


September 17th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (IANS) The website of an accessories manufacturer updated to show what were apparently cases for Apple's forthcoming iPhone 5. Though the page was quickly removed, it triggered ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Kym Marsh jumps to Brooke Vincent’s defense


September 13th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kym Marsh has jumped to the defense of her Coronation Street co-star Brooke Vincent. Reports that Brooke was spotted working at a local pub sparked media debate ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chelsea’s midfielders are old and slow: Torres


September 10th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Spanish striker Fernando Torres has slammed Chelsea's midfielders as being "old and slow".The Spaniard, who made a 50-million-pound move to Stamford Bridge from Liverpool in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Paranoid’ insects double mating time with females


August 9th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Male insects which become 'paranoid' in a rival's presence, double the mating time with a female even though her risk of being fertilised by another male ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Haria bags junior billiards crown


July 30th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 30 (IANS) In keeping with Gujarat's rich billiards tradition, Dhvaj Haria emerged champion in the three-ball event at the Junior National Championship here Saturday as he topped the ... Read more...

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I wanted a tall husband: Ratan Rajput


July 10th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) TV actress Ratan Rajput chose software engineer Abhinav Sharma as her life partner because he not only fulfilled all her criteria -- and he is very ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

I am getting old: Peter Andre


July 4th, 2011 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre feels he is getting sad and old because he spends the whole night watching fishing programmes."In 10 years, I'd like to be sitting ... Read more...

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Cut your flab ‘while at office, outside and even when asleep’


April 24th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Want to burn calories, but don't have time to exercise or hit the gym!No worries, here's your solution.A dietician has offered some surprising ways to burn more calories ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Webber drops F-bomb in Shanghai


April 15th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Apr. 15 (ANI): Mark Webber has rejected reports of being 'beaten around the head with a baseball bat' by Sebastian Vettel.When Webber was asked the probing question during a press ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Online campaign tells Aussie men to ’soften the f— up’


April 13th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 13 (ANI): An online campaign that hopes to raise awareness of mental health issues, has told Australian men to "soften the f--- up".Digital branding professional Ehon Chan coined the slogan ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russell Brand is ‘No.1 priority’ for Katy Perry


April 9th, 2011 - 6:28 am ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) For singer Katy Perry, her husband, comedian Russell Brand tops her priority list. She says she has begun to feel a connection with Britons thanks ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brother Nicholas thanks Lewis Hamilton for motor sports entry


April 4th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 4 (ANI): Nicolas Hamilton has thanked his superstar brother Lewis for persuading their dad that he has what it takes to make it in motor sport.Having got his first ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Have a go at my ex-girlfriend, says man in email


March 30th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) A Briton sent an email to his football buddy about his ex-girlfriend: "Feel free to pursue, yes, she is HOT!". But, he accidentally copied her into ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rudd says ‘lightning does not strike twice’ over second run for PM rumours


March 16th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Mar 16 (ANI): Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd has raised doubtd that he could be re-elected as Prime Minister saying he is 'not of the view that lightning strikes twice'.Although ... Read more...

Posted in World |

High testosterone linked to men’s ability to ‘woo’ women


March 12th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): A new study has said that the old theory that men who are bold and self-assured with women are high on testosterone has some truth to it.The study ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hurley and Warne’s romance is the real deal, says pal


February 25th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 25 (ANI): The budding romance between Shane Warne and Liz Hurley is the real deal, according to one of the spin king's friends.Comedian Glenn Robbins shared Chinese takeaway and a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kate Moss to design her own wedding dress


February 21st, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 21 (ANI): It appears that Kate Moss will design her own wedding dress, according to fashion mogul Vivienne Westwood.After boyfriend Jamie Hince proposed last month, the supermodel is busy planning ... Read more...

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Kate Moss to design her own wedding dress


February 20th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) Supermodel Kate Moss will be designing her own wedding gown as she prepares to walk down the aisle with guitarist Jamie Hince in July.Designer Vivienne Westwood, 70, who ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Poll reveals 14 percent would choose pet over spouse in US


January 26th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 26 (ANI): A survey has found that 14 percent of people in US would rather choose their pet over their spouse or partner.The AP-Petside.com poll conducted by GfK Roper ... Read more...

Posted in World |

No ill feelings despite Oz World Cup snub, says Hopes


January 24th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 24(ANI): Australian all-rounder James Hopes has said that he has no ill feelings against the national selectors despite the World Cup snub.Hopes was overlooked for Australia's 15-man squad for the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Is Your Mate Hiding Money? Some Observations


January 10th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) They say marriages are made in heaven. However, it is in the real world that the couple needs to adjust and live their life together. An ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Selfish’ men blamed for NY’s ‘terrible’ dating scene


January 7th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 7 (ANI): 'Millionaire Matchmaker' Patti Stanger has blamed 'selfish' men in New York for the city's 'terrible' dating scene.Stanger, who has moved her Bravo hit reality show to the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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