New ad shows Pitt’s younger brother’s lifestyle

July 3rd, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt's younger brother showed his simple lifestyle in a new advertisement for Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Mobile company in Australia.Photojournalist Doug Pitt, who ... Read more...

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Photojournalist who witnessed crime slain in Ecuador

July 3rd, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Quito, July 3 (IANS/EFE) Two assailants fatally shot an Ecuadorian photojournalist who witnessed a theft in which police are the main suspects, a media report said Monday.Byron Baldeon, 31, was ... Read more...

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Mexican journalists demand end to killings

May 7th, 2012 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, May 7 (IANS/EFE) More than 100 journalists staged a protest in Mexico City to draw attention to the killings of several journalists in the eastern state of Veracruz, ... Read more...

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Elton John sued over ‘Nikita’

April 27th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Singer Elton John is reportedly facing a lawsuit from a songwriter who accused the star of stealing lyrics for his track "Nikita".Photojournalist-songwriter Guy Hobbs is suing ... Read more...

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Congress legislator apologises for assaulting photo-journalist

March 20th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 20 (IANS) A Congress legislator in Meghalaya Tuesday apologised for assaulting a photojournalist inside the assembly premises, after a photo of him sleeping in the house was snapped.Founder ... Read more...

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Homai Vayarawalla, grand old dame of Indian photo-journalism, passes away (Obituary)

January 15th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (AINS) Till a year ago, Homai Vyarawalla, India's first and oldest photojournalist, was still as spirited as she was in the 1920s when she captured glimpses of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Kashmir scribes protest police harassment

August 25th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 25 (IANS) Dozens of journalists Thursday carried out a peaceful protest here demanding that police stop harassing them.The protest by journalists and photojournalists working for local, national and ... Read more...

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Hillary Duff’s new romance novel for young adults

October 13th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 13 (ANI): Actress and singer Hilary Duff has a new role these days - that of a romance novelist.Duff is promoting her latest venture 'Elixir' at Borders Books ... Read more...

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Actress Hilary Duff releases her first novel ‘Elixir’

October 12th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hilary Duff will see her first novel officially hit the stores later today. The book called “Elixir” was co-authored by Elise Allen.During an interview to promote ... Read more...

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Photojournalist’s hobby becomes a book of political quotes (With Image)

September 10th, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, Sep 10 (IANS) Thirty-five years ago, Agra photojournalist Satya Narain Goyal began asking prominent people to pen their remarks "on the condition of India". What started as a hobby ... Read more...

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Seattle Police Captures Fugitive Sex Offender At Hempfest

August 21st, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the midst of hundreds and thousands of people who gathered at Seattle's Myrtle Edwards Park on the eve of Hempfest, the Seattle Police was able ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi wins Magsaysay award

August 3rd, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 3 (IANS) Bangladesh's A.H.M. Noman Khan is one of the seven people chosen for the 2010 Ramon Magsaysay Award for his work among the disabled. "In electing Noman the board recognised ... Read more...

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Japan’s anti-nuclear activist wins Ramon Magsaysay Award

August 2nd, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Aug 2 (DPA) A Japanese anti-nuclear activist was among the seven people chosen to receive the 2010 Ramon Magsaysay Award, Asia's equivalent to the Nobel Prize, organisers said Monday. Tadatoshi Akiba was ... Read more...

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Tension grips Srinagar after man dies in firing (Lead)

July 6th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 6 (IANS) Violence continued to plague the Jammu and Kashmir summer capital as fresh street protests erupted Tuesday after a 30-year-old man died of a bullet injury in a clash ... Read more...

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Forces storm Thai protest rally, leaders surrender (Fourth Lead)

May 19th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, May 19 (IANS) The nine-week anti-government bloody protest by Thailand's red shirts ended Wednesday after security forces stormed the outer barricades of a rally here. An Italian journalist was killed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics, Thailand |

Beatles’ 1966 ‘Jesus’ press conference tape up for grabs

May 12th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): An audio recording of the Beatles from 1966, in which John Lennon is asked about his comment that the band was more popular than Jesus, is expected to ... Read more...

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New John Lennon ‘Bed-in for Peace’ pics surface

March 13th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13(ANI): New pictures of John Lennon and his wife Yoko Ono, clicked during their famous Bed-in for Peace in Montreal in 1969, have surfaced.The pictures, snapped by Life photographer Gerry ... Read more...

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Tourists start leaving on foot as Manali still cut off by snow (Lead)

February 9th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 9 (IANS) Hundreds of tourists, who have been stranded in Himachal Pradesh's resort town Manali due to massive landslides triggered by snow, Tuesday started to move out on foot towards ... Read more...

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Artists community expresses support for Shah Rukh Khan

February 4th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The artists' community Thursday extended strong support to Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan following the Shiv Sena's threats to stop the release of his latest film ... Read more...

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Srinagar media demonstrate against colleague’s bullet injury

January 8th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 8 (IANS) Journalists here staged a peaceful protest Friday against a police officer allegedly shooting a photojournalist who was covering the 23-hour Lal Chowk shootout between militants and security forces. Journalists ... Read more...

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Man, 42, to climb Mount Kinabalu 111 times!

January 1st, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Kula Lumpur, Jan 1 (ANI): Mohd Noor Mat Amin, a photojournalist, is all set to enter the record books as he seeks to climb the peak of Mount Kinabalu 111 times within ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Rare Elvis Presley’s photographs on display in London

December 9th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Unseen photographs of King of Rock Elvis Presley have been put on display for the first time in London.The intimate photographs, taken by legendary photographer Alfred Wertheimer, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Shooting at Florida Thanksgiving gathering kills 4

November 27th, 2009 - 8:46 pm ICT by BNO News
JUPITER, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- Four people were dead, including a young girl, after a family member opened fire at a Thanksgiving gathering in Florida's Palm Beach County on Thursday evening, officials ... Read more...

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“La Vida Loca” Slated For Release After The Maker’s Death

November 25th, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov. 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS)The documentary film "La Vida Loca" which has been shot by photojournalist and documentary filmmaker Christian Poveda and distributed by Fandango has been slated to be released ... Read more...

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Dalia Lama plays down rumours of ill health on Italy trip

November 19th, 2009 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 18 (DPA) The Dalai Lama Wednesday denied reports that he is suffering from cancer, but admitted that his eventual passing would represent a blow for the Tibetan cause. "The Tibetan ... Read more...

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Dinakaran case fallout: Lawyers shut down Karnataka HC

November 9th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Nov 9 (ANI): Chaos broke out inside the Karnataka High Court today as some 14,000 lawyers demanding the ouster of tainted judge Dinakaran, refused to let the litigants come before the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Larry Birkhead to find a match on Millionaire Matchmaker?

October 15th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Anna Nichole Smith’s former boyfriend and the father of her daughter Dannielynn, is Larry Birkhead. And he is in talks and negotiations with the show Millionaire ... Read more...

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Radcliffe looking forward for tragic role post-Potter

July 18th, 2009 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 17 (IANS) Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is eyeing his first post-wizard franchise movie role. He is looking forward to play a celebrated photojournalist who was killed in Somalia. The ... Read more...

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Who is Harriet Quimby?

June 23rd, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by GD
Harriet Quimby is the first American licensed female pilot, and she is an inspiration to many. She enjoys a very enviable position in the world aviation history. She was the first ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Screening of 26/11 CCTV footage at Kasab trial today

June 18th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 18 (ANI): The Close Circuit Television (CCTV) footage of terrorists Ajmal Amir Kasab and Abu Ismail gunning down people at Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (CST) on November 26 last year will ... Read more...

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Kasab breaks down after watching 26/11 attack photos

June 15th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 15 (ANI): Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone surviving terrorist involved the terror attacks in Mumbai on November 26, 2008, broke down in court after photographs of the crime were shown ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Hugh Grant kicks journalist in the groin

June 13th, 2009 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) British actor Hugh Grant has been caught on camera appearing to kick a journalist in the groin after being photographed during a night out. reports, the 49-year-old, who ... Read more...

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Bengali TV channel cameraperson beaten by CPI-M cadres

June 4th, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) A cameraperson of a Bengali television channel was beaten up severely allegedly by a group of ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) activists for capturing footage of a ... Read more...

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Michael Moore may be sued by Michael Yon over controversial war pic

January 16th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 16 (ANI): American liberal political commentator Michael Moore may end up getting sued by acclaimed independent war correspondent Michael Yon over a controversial photograph.Moore had posted the photo, ... Read more...

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Barack Obamas official portrait gets resounding thumbs-up from critics

January 15th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 15 (ANI): President-elect Barack Obama has caused quite a stir ever since he got elected, and now his official presidential portrait has captured the attention of critics, who ... Read more...

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