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Cuban parents give kids unique names


May 7th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, May 7 (IANS/EFE) Odlanier, Aledmys, Usnavi, Olnavi and Disami are among the unusual first names that parents have bestowed on their children in recent decades in Cuba, where experts ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Johansson hates nickname


December 18th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson detests how the paparazzi shorten her name to 'ScarJo'. She says she finds the nickname "lazy" and "bizarre".The blonde beauty has been referred ... Read more...

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Rob Lowe proud to be part of ‘Brat Pack’


May 29th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) Actor Rob Lowe loves the term "Brat Pack", the nickname given to a group of stars in the 1980s, and says he is proud to be ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Malaysian men behind sex video unmasked


March 24th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Mar.24 (ANI): Two Malaysian politicians and a businessman have been unmasked as the mysterious 'Datuk Trio' that was behind a sex video scandal that shook the nation recently.Former Malacca state ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Naked Cowboy reaches out of court agreement with Naked Cowgirl


March 11th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 11 (ANI): Robert Burck, also known as The Naked Cowboy, has reached an out of court agreement with his rival, the Naked Cowgirl.According to the New York Post, Burck, 40, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Hosni Mubarak has his name embroidered into the pinstripes of his suit


March 5th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has had his name embroidered into the pinstripes of his suit.However, the stitched moniker shows the less common spelling of the 82-year-old's name, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kristen Stewart’s ‘Twilight’ name Bella was 2010’s most popular dog name


January 7th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 7 (ANI): Bella, Kristen Stewart's "Twilight" name, was the most popular dog name in 2010, according to Veterinary Pet Insurance Co.The romantic heroine was also popular name for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Hotmail users ‘furious’ to find empty inboxes, missing folders


January 2nd, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2 (ANI): Microsoft Hotmail users have blamed email giant MSN after missing mails and folders from their accounts.A number of frantic users stormed at forums to vent their frustration claiming ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Somali pirate ranked fourth richest in global shipping business


December 20th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 20 (ANI): A Somali pirate has been ranked alongside a billionaire trade magnate and the Chinese transport minister as among the most powerful people in shipping.The Lloyd's List ranking of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Captain Beefheart dies aged 69


December 18th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 18 (ANI): American rocker and painter Don Van Vliet, who recorded under the moniker Captain Beefheart, has died at the age of 69.According to a representative for the Michael Werner ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

The Julian Assange before WikiLeaks


December 11th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 11 (ANI): He has been labelled as 'the most dangerous man alive' by his increasing army of enemies and an 'apostle of free speech' by his followers.Now in a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A third of world’s spam comes from Russian man, says FBI


December 1st, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US' Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has launched a probe against a Russian man suspected of being responsible for around one-third of global internet spam."An ongoing ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Pink to name her baby after a whiskey?


November 30th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 30 (ANI): Pop star Pink has revealed that she and her spouse Carey Hart have different opinions on the moniker for their unborn tot.The singer says that the motocross ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

14-Year-Old Girl Shopped By Her Mother To The Police After She Appallingly Vandalizes A War Memorial


November 17th, 2010 - 11:12 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A 14-year-old girl in Wolverhampton has confessed in the city’s courthouse that she had perpetrated the offence of spraying bawdy pink graffiti on a war ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie ‘hate’ their nickname ‘Brangelina’


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Nov 2 (ANI): Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie apparently do not like being called 'Brangelina' because it sounds like "a breakfast cereal".The Hollywood couple began dating after meeting on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lance Armstrong welcomes fifth baby


October 19th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 19 (ANI): Cycling legend Lance Armstrong joyously announced the birth of his fifth child on Twitter.The seven-time Tour de France champion tweeted on Monday that "Olivia Marie Armstrong has ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mums win hands-down when it comes to naming babies


October 14th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): When it comes to giving babies their names, mothers win hands down, according to a survey.Four out of ten mothers disregard the views of the father during the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Name your son Michael, David or John to give him a head start in the world


October 12th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): Want to give your son the best chance of success in life? Well, be careful while picking his name.A survey has revealed that parents should stick ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A Cornish moniker for David Cameron’s newborn daughter


August 26th, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): UK Prime Minister David Cameron and wife Samantha Cameron have named their newborn baby daughter Florence Rose Endellion.With the name, the PM kept his promise to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ashutosh Gowariker connects with fans on Twitter, Facebook


August 17th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Acclaimed Bollywood filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker will soon be connecting with his fans on social networking sites Twitter and Facebook to answer queries on his forthcoming film ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lamb Of God Wants To Erase Confusion About Their Name


August 14th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): This extremely popular heavy metal outfit is from Richmond, Virginia and has recently made an additional effort, so as to erase off any confusion ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Judge Repudiates The Petition Of Gary Guy Mathews To Alter his Name To ‘Boomer The Dog’


August 13th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 13, 2010 (Just Flashed): A 44-year-old male of suburban Pittsburgh named Gary Guy Mathews has been famous for dressing up as a dog for gatherings and merrymakings. He had requested ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Emraan Refuses To Play ‘Bikini Killer’


August 6th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi has lately rejected an offer to play the "Bikini Killer' Charles Shobhraj even though he is better known as "serial kisser' for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cradle Of Filth Reveals New Album Moniker


August 4th, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Iconic extreme metal band Cradle of Filth has revealed the name of their upcoming album. It is entitled "Darkly Darkly Venus Aversa'.The album is entitled ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

John Never Liked ‘Sex Pistols’


July 20th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): John Lydon, the legendary frontman for Sex Pistols, revealed that he never liked the name of the group. His band comprised of Steve Jones, Paul ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brit kids named after Hitler, Beatles members


July 18th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): At least 20 babies born in Britain since 1945 have been given the same first name as Nazi monster Adolf Hitler, it has been found.According to Findmypast.co.uk, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

DIMMU BORGIR Set To Release New Material


July 17th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): DIMMU BORGIR, the celebrated Black Metal band, is all set to release their brand new studio effort, which is called "Abrahadabra. This was the chosen moniker ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Los Angeles serial killer ‘Grim Sleeper’ arrested


July 8th, 2010 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 8 (IANS) A fifty-seven year old man, nicknamed "Grim Sleeper", who allegedly killed 11 people over a period of 22 years here has been arrested, police said. Lonnie David Franklin ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Priyanandanan To Debut As An Actor


July 7th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It has now come to light that art movie director Priyanandanan would be debuting as an actor in the movie "Thoramazhayathu'. It has also been revealed that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Frozen Baby’ Finley Burton recovering well now


June 19th, 2010 - 2:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Durham, Jun 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Finley Burton who was frozen for four days to treat a heart condition is recovering well. As a result he has earned the moniker of ‘Frozen Baby.’Burton ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Spanish ace Villa backs England to win World Cup


June 8th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 8 (ANI): Spanish superstar David Villa has surprisingly backed England to win the World Cup, branding Fabio Capello's team 'The Perfect Generation.'In recent years, England team is brimming with ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Elvis’ Permitted On Republican Primary Ballot


June 6th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A spokesperson for the secretary of state of Minnesota, John Aiken, has declared that Todd "Elvis" Anderson has been confirmed on the primary ballot as ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment, Politics |

Anna Wintour Upfront On ‘60 Minutes’ With Morley Safer


May 31st, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 31, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Anna Wintour, the editor-in-chief of American Vogue for the last 21 years and, possibly, the most commanding female in fashion, spoke to Morley Safer on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Alistair Overeem Makes It To The Heavyweight Title


May 16th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey May 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alistair Overeem defeated Brett Rogers in the fight of the Strikeforce. The win was not only unexpected, it also loved up to the moniker that had ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

20pc parents regret the names they chose for their babies


May 13th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 13 (ANI): A survey has revealed that at least one in five sets of parents regrets the names they chose for their babies.The survey, which was sponsored by Faye ... Read more...

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