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Was Nicki Minaj’s Grammy dress inspired by Little Red Riding Hood?

February 13th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Nicki Minaj got some people turning their heads her way when she got on the red carpet at the Grammy Awards. The Trinidad and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Petroleum price hike hurting Pakistanis (Lead)

February 2nd, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 2 (IANS) The steep hike in petroleum prices has shocked Pakistanis.Reflecting popular opinion, the Pakistani media is wondering if there is any proper regulatory authority to manage the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bhushan attacks government’s ‘non-populist’ policies

December 11th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan Sunday launched a scathing attack on the government's "non-populist" policies, saying India had fallen behind countries like Sri Lanka ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Russia votes for parliament, a test of Putin’s leadership

December 4th, 2011 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 4 (IANS) Russians vote Sunday in parliamentary elections that will test the country's trust in Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and his ruling party amid growing impatience with corrupt ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rooster kills man in a brutal cockfight

February 9th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Delano, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 35-year-old man died of stab wounds when he was attacked by a rooster.The rooster had a blade attached to its legs. The blades were attached ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Americans mull whether to buy real or fake Christmas tree

December 22nd, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) Over 40 million Christmas trees are expected to be sold in the US this season but Americans are divided over whether to buy a fake or a real ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

British parliamentarians avoid voting on Burkha ban

December 4th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.4 (ANI): A bid to ban the burkha in Britain was effectively buried in red tape in the Commons yesterday.Last night, however, the Tory MP who tried to bring in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Book reveals that Bill Clinton wept over Monica Lewinsky scandal

October 8th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
A new upcoming autobiography of former Joint Chiefs Chairman, Gen. Hugh Shelton has revealed that the former United States President, Bill Clinton wept over the Monica Lewinsky scandal.The new book, ... Read more...

Posted in Books, Politics |

Women still under-represented in news media coverage

September 30th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 30 (ANI): A new survey has suggested that women are still significantly under-represented and misrepresented in news media coverage.The research of 108 countries by the Global Media Monitoring Project, showed ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Alcohol doesn’t protect against cancer

April 1st, 2010 - 2:35 am ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) Contrary to the popular opinion, drinking alcohol doesn't offer any protection against cancer, say experts. It is believed that certain types of alcohol, like red wine, can help to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

There is a ‘Gilligan Island’ movie in the pipeline

March 6th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fans of the 1960’s TV show – Gilligan Island can rejoice, as plans are afoot to make a movie based on it. This TV series ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Coffee doesn’t reverse negative effects of booze

December 8th, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): Contrary to the popular opinion, a cup of coffee won't sober up people with alcohol intoxication, says a new study.The study conducted using mouse model has shown that ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Bigg Boss 3, Episode 40-Tanaaz eliminated

November 14th, 2009 - 12:38 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mumbai, Nov 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was the eviction day and in a very emotional moment, Tanaaz Irani got eliminated from the show today. Her husband Baktiyaar didn’t seem sad at ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

The Sun ditches Labour after 12 years of support

September 30th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) Britain's most popular tabloid newspaper Wednesday said it was backing the opposition Conservative Party at the next election, but Prime Minister Gordon Brown insisted that it was ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pregnant Heidi Klum bares bum for sexy mag shoot

September 13th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 13 (ANI): Heidi Klum has left many jaws hanging in the air after baring her bottom for a magazine picture shoot.The Victoria's Secret model, who is expecting her fourth ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Solange New Haircut: The Bald Or The Beautiful?

July 24th, 2009 - 10:45 pm ICT by GD
Yet another celebrity seems to have joined the ranks of the bizarre fashion statement-makers with her evidently way over-the-top new look. Solange Knowles, Beyonce Knowles' relatively lesser known but much sympathized-with sister, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

America in the Iran Elections

June 14th, 2009 - 9:08 pm ICT by GD
The United States of America - both its governments and the citizens - have understandably taken a major interest in the presidential elections in Iran. After the latest farcical claims of victory ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Stability of Pakistan depends upon Zardari relinquishing dictatorial powers: Sharif

March 28th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): The political stability in Pakistan depends upon President Asif Ali Zardari giving up his dictatorial presidential powers like power to dismiss parliament, according to PML-N chief Nawaz ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan lacks will, ability to fight terror: Mukherjee

March 6th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) The attack on Sri Lankan cricketers in Pakistan exposes Islamabad's lack of will in tackling terror, which in turn poses a major hurdle to the process of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

McDonald’s is Britains most hated brand

May 15th, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by admin
London, May 15 (ANI): Your kids might love their weekend trips to McDonalds, but popular opinion has given the world's largest chain of fast food restaurants a thumbs down, for a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Lanka to continue probe of alleged rights abuses: MInister

April 22nd, 2008 - 8:20 pm ICT by admin
Colombo, April 22 (ANI): Sri Lankas Human Rights Minister Mahinda Samarasinghe said on Tuesday that President Mahinda Rajapakse-led government is committed to completing the work of the Presidential commission of inquiry ... Read more...

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