organizers

Man Eats 191 Chicken Wings in 12 Min


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Buffalo, Sept 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man from California broke a record by eating 191 chicken wings in 12 minutes at a National Buffalo Wing festival. The man, Joey Chestnut won the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Scrabble cheat kicked out of tournament


August 20th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nigel Richards, who is also considered as the new record champion of this year’s National Scrabble won two records in this year. Another participant overshadowed the tournament ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Scrabble Player Caught Cheating by Hiding Blank Tiles


August 15th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Orlando, Florida, Aug 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A scrabble player has been caught cheating at a national scrabble tournament for the first time ever. Then young player was caught hiding blank letter tiles ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Youth Hockey Brawl gets violent in Lativa


August 13th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Latvia, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world hockey invitational tournament, which is touted to be the largest tournament in the world, is often held in Chicago every year. However, the organizers of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Group of Islamic protestors protest at Olympic Park


August 13th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of Islamic protestors have arrived near the Olympic park ahead of the Sunday closing ceremony. The protestors who are staged at the arrival point for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Edinburgh Airport in a fix over nude Picasso


August 9th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Edinburgh, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After customers complained of the picture of a nude woman on a red armchair at the Edinburgh Airport, the picture was covered by the airport administration but ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Olympic water polo referees dropped for blown call


August 6th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Two Olympic water polo referees were recently suspended for officiating any other match in the Olympics due to their dishonesty in affirming of a goal. Their names ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gay activists to hold their couple kissing day at Chick-fil-A restaurants


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gay rights activists are planning to hold a national same sex couple kissing day on Friday. The event will be held at the chick-fil-a restaurant chain. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Actress joins fight against people trafficking


August 2nd, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 2 (IANS/EFE) Mexican actress Kate del Castillo is joining forces with Latin American organizations to fight people trafficking in the region via a documentary that will be ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sword wielding knights rob French medieval festival


July 31st, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the largest festivals held in France is the Medievals Europeans de Bitche. It is attended by many considering that it is a sporting activity. The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Twitter blamed for Olympic cyclic coverage issues


July 30th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The organizers of the Olympic games have blamed Twitter for apparently disrupting the coverage of the cycling road races. The organizers reiterate that viewers of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

London Olympics: Betting houses offer odds on diverse things


July 27th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a chance for those who want to bet at the London Olympics to place their bets. Betting houses situated in London are going to offer ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

UNSC slams Bulgaria bombing


July 20th, 2012 - 7:01 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 20 (IANS) The UN Security Council (UNSC) Thursday condemned the deadly bombing attack on Israeli tourists in Bulgaria.The Security Council members condemned the terrorist on Israeli tourists ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Donut bacon hotdog set to debut at the NY State Fair


July 19th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hotdog in donut will become the new craze at the New York State Fair. The fair is noted for always bringing a new treat to the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Weather plays spoilsport for tandem chair balloon


July 16th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The plan of two men to fly the “tandem chair” balloon from Oregon to Montana came to abrupt end when the weather forced the adventure to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Juanes to perform in Peru, visit Machu Picchu


June 29th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Lima, June 29 (IANS/EFE) Colombian singer-songwriter Juanes will give three concerts in Peru in September and also visit the famed Inca citadel of Machu Picchu, organizers of the Movistar Musica ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Solar-powered plane attempts intercontinental flight


May 25th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 24 (IANS) Solar Impulse, the world's biggest solar-powered aircraft, took off from Switzerland Thursday for its first intercontinental flight to Morocco.The aircraft started its voyage at Payerne in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Madrid Open promoter promises changes to blue clay


May 12th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 12 (IANS) The promoter of the Mutua Madrid Open tennis tournament, Ion Tiriac, promised to make desired changes to the playing surface by the next edition after ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Deposed Miss Dominican Republic apologises


April 27th, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, April 27 (IANS/EFE) Carlina Duran accepted the decision of organizers of the Miss Dominican Republic competition to strip her of her crown after verifying that she was married ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Kashmir to have first ever international literary fest


April 16th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 16 (IANS) The first ever international Kashmir literary festival, on the lines of the Jaipur Literary Festival, is to be organized in the Valley this year, an official ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Valcke to return to Brazil for FIFA inspections


March 31st, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 31 (IANS) FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke will be back in Brazil to overlook the country's preparation for the 2014 World Cup.Valcke offended Brazil's Minister of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Brazil request Valcke’s removal from World Cup negotiations


March 4th, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 4 (IANS) A day after being criticised by FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke, Brazilian Sports Minister Aldo Rebelo said he would seek his removal from further ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ashley Cole bids £5K for a date with Ellie Goulding


February 29th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cheryl Cole’s ex husband, Ashley Cole, doled out thousands of pounds to have the opportunity to go out on a date with singer Ellie Goulding. The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Daytona 500 2012 race thrills all


February 28th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Daytona, Feb 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Matt Kenseth survived the rain and the fire to win the biggest race on the schedule of NASCAR. The Daytona 500 2012 race had everything from delays ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Madonna’s concert tickets go on sale


February 27th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The tickets of Madonna’s 2012 MDNA World Tour have sold out. About 22,000 tickets were made available to the public for the concert which will take ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sacha Baron Cohen not welcome to attend Oscars dressed as ‘The Dictator’


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Barring any last minute compromise, comedian Sacha Baron Cohen may not be allowed on the red carpet during the Oscars. Industry reports suggest that the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mass nude wedding held in Jamaica


February 20th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kingston, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A couple dropped out at the last minute leaving only nine couples to strip bare for a mass wedding ceremony in Jamaica. The couples who traveled from ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Lil Kim & Nicki Minaj’s feud continues


February 17th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When Lil Kim appeared on Bravo’s talk show "Watch What Happens Live," she never missed the chanced to diss rival Nicki Minaj. Ever since she got ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Miranda Lambert not happy with Chris Brown’s performance at Grammy Awards


February 16th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Country singer Miranda Lambert has objected to the decision of the Grammy organizers to have Chris Brown perform at the event. Her difficulty stems from the fact ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chaka Khan says that Whitney Houston was a friend and a little sister


February 15th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chaka Khan called Whitney Houston a 'friend' and 'little sister' when she declined the request from the Grammy organizers to perform a tribute for the late ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dr Oz’s health effort gets its 1 millionth participant


February 9th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 1 millionth participant of the "The Dr. Oz Show" has signed up to the program. The number is still growing as the chase for the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Schwarzenegger gorges on spicy dishes, naan in Delhi


February 3rd, 2012 - 1:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Spicy Indian food has found a fan in Hollywood action man Arnold Schwarzenegger. The actor relished some spicy Indian dishes and naan during his ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Organisers cancel launch of Taslima’s book at scheduled venue


February 1st, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 1 (IANS) Close on the heels of the Salman Rushdie controversy at the Jaipur Literary Meet, the seventh volume of controversial author Taslima Nasreen's autobiography was not ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Westminster Dog Show 2012 will showcase new breeds


January 25th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The organizers of the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show have confirmed that six new breeds have been approved to enter this year’s contest. The event will ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

100 arrests made ahead of Olympics


January 25th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British officials have announced that they have arrested nearly 100 people ahead of the Olympic Games this year. London will be hosting the event this summer and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

« Previous Entries

Subscribe