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Patti Labelle settles her assault lawsuit


September 6th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sep 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Patti Labelle, a disco diva has been forced to pay a settlement of $100,000 after she was accused by a pregnant mother of making uncouth remarks ... Read more...

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Russian priest assaults women in road rage


September 6th, 2012 - 6:54 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian Orthodox priest assaulted two women pensioners in a road rage in St. Petersburg, police said."I didn't expect he would hit me. The force ... Read more...

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Bees hospitalise over 70 monks in Thailand


June 25th, 2012 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 70 monks of a Buddhist temple in the north of Thailand have been hospitalised after an attack by a swarm of bees, a media ... Read more...

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Exiles predict more trouble in Tibet


March 17th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 17 (IANS) The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) Saturday said that sending government officials to monasteries in Tibet will create more resentment among Tibetans there."Beijing's decision to send officials ... Read more...

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Monk jailed after medicinal liquor kills woman


March 9th, 2012 - 5:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 9 (IANS) The abbot of a Buddhist temple in China has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after a woman died from a homemade "medicinal liquor" given ... Read more...

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Cher Lloyd feels that X Factor was better when she was a part of it


December 13th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cher Lloyd’s career is seen as a promising one. The X Factor UK alum is being touted by music mogul L.A. Reid as the next best thing. ... Read more...

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‘Monkey King’ in the buff disrupts traffic


December 7th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 7 (IANS) A man in China created a scene after he climbed up a bridge in Guangdong province, walked around naked and claimed being a "Monkey King", a ... Read more...

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Bald and beautiful: Women take the bold cut (Feature)


November 14th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) It has been called the richest ornament of women. In some Indian cultures, it still is a decisive factor while pinning down on a ... Read more...

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Tibetan nun sets herself on fire in China, dies


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 3 (IANS) A nun died after she set herself on fire Thursday in China's Sichuan province, authorities said.Qiu Xiang from a nunnery in Dawu county of Garze Tibetan ... Read more...

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Ramakrishna Mission vice president dead


October 20th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) Ramakrishna Math and Mission (RKM) vice president Swami Prameyananda passed away Thursday following respiratory complications. He was 79."Our beloved Swamiji passed away today (Thursday) at 8.25 ... Read more...

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End repression in Tibet: Amnesty


September 29th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 29 (IANS) Rights group Amnesty International has urged China to end "repressive practices" in Tibet, the Tibetan government-in-exile said here Thursday."These recent immolations (by two monks) have reportedly ... Read more...

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Tibetan exiles concern over monks’ suicide bid


September 26th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 26 (IANS) The Central Tibetan Administration based in this Himachal Pradesh town Monday expressed concern over two monks setting themselves afire in Tibet and said the incident showed ... Read more...

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Britney, Michelle Obama have fun night at Indian eatery!


September 8th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Britney Spears, Michelle Obama, Elton John and David Beckham all joined in for a night of fun at a popular Indian restaurant in Britain. It ... Read more...

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Two more Tibetan monks jailed in immolation case


August 31st, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) A court in China's Sichuan province Tuesday jailed two Tibetan monks for homicide that led to another monk's death by self-immolation.Rigzin Phuntsog set himself on ... Read more...

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China monks face trial on charge of aiding suicide


August 26th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 26 (IANS) Three monks in China will stand trial on charges of plotting and assisting another monk's self-immolation, a court said Friday.The three will stand trial Monday and ... Read more...

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Buddhist nun gangraped in Nepal bus


June 27th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 27 (IANS) A 21-year-old Buddhist nun was gangraped by five men inside a bus in eastern Nepal, media reports said Monday.The victim, a resident of Bhojpur district in ... Read more...

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Convicted Russian paedophile monk faces fresh charges


May 26th, 2011 - 2:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Charges of raping an eight-year-old child have been brought against the former head of an Orthodox monastery in Central Russia's Kostroma Region, police said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Pike river miners may have survived first blast, evidence reveals


April 28th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Greymouth, (New Zealand), Apr 28 (ANI): Workers who died in New Zealand's Pike River mine disaster may have survived the first blast, new evidence has revealed.A video footage shows images of a ... Read more...

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Fully clothed body located in Pike River mine


April 28th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Greymouth (New Zealand), Apr 28 (ANI): A fully clothed body has been found and identified inside New Zealand's Pike river coal mine, where 29 workers were killed in a series of methane ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama joins prayers over Tibetan monastery stand-off


April 26th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 26 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, Tuesday participated in the prayers in this Himachal Pradesh town for victims of the ongoing repression by the Chinese forces ... Read more...

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Persuade China not to use force: Tibetan exiles


April 23rd, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 23 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile Saturday once again appealed to the international community to persuade China not to use force against locals in northeastern Tibet.The situation in Kirti ... Read more...

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Bhutan jails first offender under anti-smoking law


March 4th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Thimphu (Bhutan), Mar 4(ANI): Sonam Tshering, a monk in Bhutan, has become the first person to be jailed under that country's anti-smoking law.According to Timeslive.co.za, a court sentenced Tshering to three years ... Read more...

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Libya owns assets in 35 countries


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 3 (IANS) Libya has spread its wealth across at least 35 nations in investments ranging from real estate in Britain and hotels in the Middle East to ... Read more...

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Workers encounter ghost sightings while building ride ‘Storm Surge’


February 7th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Surrey, Feb 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Workers working on an amusement park in Surrey believe that they have some “invisible” companions at the site that they are working.The Thorpe Park is one of ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Bhutanese monk to be charged under the anti-smoking law


January 31st, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Thimpu, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Bhutanese monk has become the first person to be charged with the new anti smoking law in the country.Bhutan wants to become the first smoke-free country ... Read more...

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Buddhist monks walking for world peace reach Agra


January 28th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 28 (IANS) Nearly 300 Buddhist monks from Thailand, Poland, England, Ireland and Germany, walking across India for world peace and welfare, have reached the Taj city. They were given a ... Read more...

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Relatives of miners furious over Kiwi govt. decision to seal Pike River mine


January 14th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Greymouth (New Zealand), Jan 14(ANI): Relatives of 29 miners killed in the Pike River mine in Greymouth, New Zealand, have described the government's decision to seal the mine as a "bloody ... Read more...

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Buddhist monks offer prayers for world peace on Tripitaka festival


December 3rd, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by ANI
Bodhgaya (Bihar), Dec.3 (ANI): Buddhist Monks from 54 countries gathered at the Mahabodhi Mahavihara temple located in Bihar's Bodhgaya district to offer prayers for world peace on the occasion of the Tripitaka ... Read more...

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Ferdinand tells footballers to ‘banish their booze demons’


November 17th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17(ANI): Ahead of the friendly against France, England defender Rio Ferdinand has delivered a sermon on the drawbacks of drinking, saying that alcohol should be enjoyed only in moderation."Responsibility ... Read more...

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Sienna Miller denies secret marriage with Jude Law


October 23rd, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 23 (IANS) Hollywood actress Sienna Miller has denied reports that she secretly married actor Jude Law earlier this year.The couple took part in a spiritual ceremony in Laos in ... Read more...

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Courtney Love branded a ‘crackhead’ for posting nude pics on Twitter


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 22 (ANI): Russell Simmons has called his pal Courtney Love "a crackhead" for posting nude photos of herself on Twitter."I think she is a sweet girl . . . ... Read more...

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OZ man ‘paid $50k for wife’s naked prayer sessions’


September 30th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 30 (ANI): An Aussie man, who paid 50,000 dollars to rid his wife of a curse on the family via naked prayer sessions on the advice of "angels", has told ... Read more...

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Man pays $50,000 for wife’s prayer in the buff


September 30th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 30 (IANS) A man paid $50,000 for a naked prayer session on the advice of "angels" to rid his wife of a "black magic" curse, an Australian court heard Thursday. ... Read more...

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Fresh air and farm work to beat depression


September 12th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Doctors in Britain are prescribing fresh air and farm work to beat depression. A scheme in Suffolk encourages patients to work outdoors. Known as care farms, the initiative is ... Read more...

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Jim Parsons wins best comedy actor Emmy


August 30th, 2010 - 8:30 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 30 (IANS) American actor Jim Parsons Sunday bagged an Emmy Award for outstanding lead actor in a comedy series for his work in "The Big Bang Theory" at the ... Read more...

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