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French Open: Sania-Bethanie hope to make a strong start


May 28th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 28 (IANS) Having won the Brussels Open tennis event in their run-up to Roland Garros, India's Saina Mirza and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands will be hoping ... Read more...

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Sania-Mattek win Brussels Open


May 28th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, May 28 (IANS) American-Indian pair Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Sania Mirza recorded a straight set victory over Alicja Rosolska of Poland and China's Zheng Jie to win the Brussels ... Read more...

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Chennai transgender model to compete in international pageant


October 13th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 13 (IANS) City-based transgender model Malaika, 28, will represent India in the Miss International Queen 2011, a beauty contest for members of the community to be held ... Read more...

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Miss India a nice platform to raise social issues: Hasleen


June 27th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Miss India Earth 2011 Hasleen Kaur, who is working hard to win the Miss Earth pageant in Pattaya on Nov 12, believes that 'Miss India' ... Read more...

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Thailand tourism woos industry, travellers with tax-breaks, freebies


June 19th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Phuket, June 19 (IANS) In a bid to promote direct flights to its tourist hubs, Thailand is providing tax breaks to airlines to attract more flights to these areas ... Read more...

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Indian travellers are spoilt for choice


May 26th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The lazy beaches of Pattaya in Thailand or treacherous trekking trails back home in Ladakh - what would it be for you this summer? The ... Read more...

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Salman shoots action scenes on tuk-tuk


February 22nd, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) If his arch rival Shah Rukh Khan shot action scenes on a desi cycle-rickshaw, Salman Khan decided to be different and performed his stunts on tuk-tuk, ... Read more...

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When Salman’s wish became Sanjay, Ajay’s command!


February 21st, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) When Bollywood star Salman Khan wanted a few Bollywood stars for a cameo for Anees Bazmee's "Ready" in Bangkok, he didn't think twice about approaching his ... Read more...

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Valentine’s Day sees longest kiss in history - 46-hour Thai smooch


February 15th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A Thai couple has made history with the longest kiss ever during a Valentine's Day "kissathon" after they locked lips for 46 hours, 24 minutes and nine seconds.Organizers ... Read more...

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Bengali cinema going for classy foreign locales


February 13th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, Feb 13 (IANS) Exotic tourist spots of Southeast Asian countries are fast turning into favourite shooting destinations for Bengali cinema, thanks to cheaper costs.Shooting on the alluring sea beaches ... Read more...

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‘Katti Kantarao’ cans songs abroad


September 27th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Allari Naresh and Kamna Jethmalani are pairing up for "Katti Kantarao' directed by EVV Satyanarayana and produced by Eedara Srinivas, Eedara Ravikumar, Edpuganti Purnachandra Rao and Edpuganti ... Read more...

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Sumanth Is Flying To Pattaya


September 3rd, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The good looking hero Sumanth is all set to fly to Pattaya to shoot for his upcoming movie. The movie features Sumanth starring opposite Priyamani and ... Read more...

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Nepal court postpones verdict on Charles Sobhraj


July 14th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 14 (ANI): The Supreme Court of Nepal on Wednesday postponed the final verdict on a murder case against Charles Sobhraj, the bikini killer.Justices Ram Kumar Prasad Shah and Gauri Dhakal ... Read more...

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Nepal court to decide fate of Charles Sobhraj today


July 14th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 14 (ANI): The Supreme Court of Nepal will decide today an appeal filed by Charles Sobhraj, the bikini killer, against a district courts verdict sentencing him to life imprisonment for ... Read more...

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Russian to help pianist held in Thailand (Lead)


July 7th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia Wednesday asked its embassy in Thailand to provide all assistance to Russian pianist Mikhail Pletnev who was arrested on child sex abuse charges. The embassy has been ... Read more...

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Priyanka Chopra On A Travelling Spree!!


June 24th, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): One of the perks of acting is that one gets to travel to exciting locations over the globe! Priyanka Chopra can vouch for that. The ... Read more...

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Hitler billboard outrages diplomats in Thailand


October 18th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Oct 18 (DPA) A billboard of Adolf Hitler used to advertise a new wax museum at a beach resort was covered up after strong criticism from the Israeli and German ambassadors ... Read more...

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Thai hotel chain Amari to invest $44 mn in Asia-Pacific (Lead)


October 14th, 2009 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Thai hotel chain Amari Wednesday said it planned to invest $44.1 million in the Asia-Pacific region by 2010 as part of its growth strategy. The group, which currently ... Read more...

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Thai hotel chain Amari to invest $44 mn in India


October 14th, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Thai hotel chain Amari Wednesday said it planned to invest $44.1 million in India by 2010 as part of its Asian growth strategy. The group, which currently ... Read more...

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Indian women’s rugby team to play in Thailand


May 29th, 2009 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 29 (ANI): Indian Rugby Union has announced its first ever women's rugby national squad to take part in the Asian Women's Rugby 7s Tournament to be played at Pattaya in ... Read more...

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Thai premier lifts state of emergency in Bangkok


April 24th, 2009 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 24 (DPA) Thai Prime Minster Abhisit Vejjajiva Friday lifted the state of emergency he had imposed 12 days ago on Bangkok and surrounding provinces to quell anti-government protests. Abhisit announced ... Read more...

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Kannada film shoots go smoothly during Thailand protests


April 15th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 15 (IANS) Anti-government protests in Thailand did not affect the shooting schedules of two Kannada films being shot in Pattaya and Bangkok. The producers and directors of these films say ... Read more...

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EU cautions against violence in Thailand


April 13th, 2009 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, April 13 (DPA) The European Union (EU) Monday expressed "great concern" over the situation in Thailand and called for a peaceful resolution to the conflict between the country's government and ... Read more...

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Russia issues warning against travel to Thailand


April 12th, 2009 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 12 (RIA Novosti) Russia's foreign ministry Sunday advised citizens against visiting the capital of Thailand where a state of emergency was declared over protests staged by the opposition. "The foreign ... Read more...

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Thailand to arrest ASEAN summit agitators


April 12th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, Apr. 12 (ANI): Beleaguered Thai Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva has tipped off legal action against protesters who forced the cancellation of the ASEAN summit.Vejjajiva claimed that the protesters' drive ... Read more...

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Emergency declared in Bangkok to quell protests (Lead)


April 12th, 2009 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 12 (DPA) Thailand's government declared a state of emergency in Bangkok Sunday after arresting a leader of protests that forced the cancellation of an ASEAN summit the day before. Prime Minister ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Thai prime minister’s vehicle attacked


April 7th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 7 (Xinhua) The Thai prime minister's vehicle was trapped among angry protesters Tuesday afternoon in Pattaya before he finally escaped, Thai media reported. According to the Nation's website, the ... Read more...

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Indian, 22 others arrested in ’swinging’ Bangkok party


February 5th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Feb 5 (DPA) An Indian was among the 23 people arrested here early Thursday for participating in an orgy, police said.Police raided the "swinging party" at the Elizabeth Hotel in Bangkok ... Read more...

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Nepal’’s Supreme Court to decide fate of Charles Sobhraj today


August 10th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Aug 10 (ANI): Nepal''s Supreme Court is expected to decide the fate of Charles Sobhraj, the criminal mastermind serving life term in Kathmandu''s Central Jail. The court will hear his appeal ... Read more...

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Charles Sobraj’’s girlfriend says she is getting extortion calls


July 29th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 29 (ANI): Nihita Biswas, the girlfriend of master criminal Charles Sobraj, has said that she is receiving extortion calls on her cell phone. Twenty-year-old Biswas claimed that she has been ... Read more...

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MapJack takes Thai ‘Sin City’ mapping images offline


May 31st, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by admin
Melbourne, May 31 (ANI): Web mapping company MapJack has removed controversial photographs of the streets at Pattaya in Thailand, some of which showed Western males mingling with bar girls in the ... Read more...

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Josef Fritzl enjoyed romps with teenage rent-boys, transsexual hookers


May 15th, 2008 - 12:43 pm ICT by admin
London, May 15 (ANI): Austrian incest dad Josef Fritzl enjoyed romps with teenage rent-boys and transsexual hookers in a Thai sex paradise, it has emerged.According to sources, the 73-year-old monster ... Read more...

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