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Anti-Kudankulam project protestors slam safety report


May 25th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) A 12-page illegible safety evaluation report (SER) for the Rs.14,000 crore two 1,000 MW nuclear power reactorsis a practical joke on the people of India, protestors ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Elders facing assaults in Australian old age homes


February 5th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 5 (IANS) With Australian nursing homes reporting about 4,000 sexual and physical assaults on elderly residents in the last three years, serious concerns are being raised about safety in aged-care ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Live chicken thrown at KFC staff in a Nuneaton restaurant


January 21st, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Warwickshire, Jan 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A live chicken was thrown at KFC staff in a restaurant, which is located in Nuneaton. According to reports, two men went inside the restaurant and threw ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Julia Gillard’s RAAF pilots suspended following drunken escapade


December 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 24 (ANI): Two elite RAAF pilots who regularly fly Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard around the country have been suspended.The pilots were suspended following a drunken escapade only hours after ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Drivers in Arizona Warned of Zombies Ahead


November 17th, 2010 - 1:39 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As drivers passed through the Arizona desert near Tuscon over the weekend, they were warned of an invasion of the undead, in an digital road sign which read ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Review Of Sons of Anarchy “The Push”


October 14th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Push’ was perhaps one of the most engaging episodes of ‘Sons of Anarchy’ this season. This show has the finest ensemble of minor ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Co-star stashes alligator in Willis’ trailer


October 6th, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Hollywood tough guy Bruce Willis nearly snapped on the set of his new movie "Red" after his co-star Mary-Louise Parker stashed a live alligator in his dressing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US man fooled into tattooing radio station logo across his forehead


September 29th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 29 (ANI): A man in the US, who tattooed a radio station's logo across his forehead after a disc jockey jokingly offered listeners a six-figure payout for it, is now ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Massachusetts Police Assert That The ‘Shark Detection’ Was A Lark


August 27th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 27, 2010 (Just Flashed): A practical comic in Massachusetts has made the most of the recent unearthing of sharks and has engendered panic with a phony fin.The police personnel have ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber Turning Prankstar From Rock Star!


August 4th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Canadian singing sensation Justin Bieber who has attained extraordinary fame even before hitting adulthood also has some weird sense of humor as it seems from some ... Read more...

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Mark Wahlberg Adds His Star On ‘Hollywood Walk Of Fame’


July 31st, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hollywood actor Mark Wahlberg is now proud owner of his star at the "Hollywood Walk of Fame'. The actor admitted that he could not believe ... Read more...

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Mark Wahlberg receives Hollywood Walk Of Fame star


July 31st, 2010 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) American actor Mark Wahlberg has been honoured with a star at Hollywood Walk of Fame. The "Boogie Nights" actor insists he couldn't believe it when he was first told ... Read more...

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Mark Wahlberg Inducted Into Walk Of Fame


July 30th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mark Wahlberg is the latest star to be honored with a star in the Hollywood Walk Of Fame. The 39-year old star was honored on Thursday ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Oz cop loses appeal over ‘oral sex demand from woman’ dismissal


July 2nd, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 2 (ANI): A police officer, who picked up a woman celebrating New Year's Eve and then drove her to a wooded area before asking her to give him oral sex, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Joaquin Phoenix docu ‘packed with scenes of sex, drugs and nudity’


May 12th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 12 (ANI): Casey Affleck's documentary film on Joaquin Phoenix could shock fans as it narrates the tale of the actor's bid to become a rap star, packed with controversial scenes ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

PS3 Update 3.21 Unveiled By Sony


April 1st, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The owners of PS3, Sony's popular gaming console were greeted with a new firmware update. The update version is 3.21. This update will do away with ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Kaiga incident: Wake up call or tempest in teapot?


December 3rd, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
By K.S. Jayaraman Bangalore, Dec 3 (IANS) Whoever spiked the water cooler in the Kaiga atomic plant with radioactive tritium on Nov 24 has not been original.A simple Google search will reveal that ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tomorrow is ‘Talk like a Pirate Day’


September 18th, 2009 - 10:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Howdy there!International Talk Like a Pirate Day (ITLAPD) is a parodic holiday created in 1995 by John Baur and Mark Summers, of Albany, Oregon, who proclaimed September 19 each year ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Jacko’s kids, doc thought he was pretending to be dead


June 28th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 28 (ANI): Late King of Pop Michael Jackson's children reportedly thought that the singer was just playing a practical joke by pretending to be dead. Jackson breathed his last at ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Barack Obama taking health tips from Brit mum


May 1st, 2009 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): A British mother had a hard time believing that US President Barack Obama was following her tips on healthy eating.Sally Bee, 41, of Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwicks, thought she ... Read more...

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I have no interest in retiring: Sepp Maier at 65


February 26th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Munich, Feb 26 (DPA) German goalkeeping legend Sepp Maier will always be remembered for the dives he took trying to catch a stray duck during a Bundesliga match between Bayern Munich and ... Read more...

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DeGeneres semi-nude male dancers ploy fails to lure Clooney to her show


December 6th, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 6 (ANI): Ellen DeGeneres seems to have taken Brad Pitts Chippendales suggestions rather too seriously, for she actually sent the dancers to George Clooneys office, say reports.However, all her ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Silvio Berlusconis ”cuckoo” prank leaves Angela Merkel in splits!


November 19th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 19 (ANI): The Italo-German summit in Trieste saw Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi playing a practical joke on German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Media reports suggest that Berlusconi slipped away from ... Read more...

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When Russell Crowe played a dirty sneezing prank on Leonardo Dicaprio


September 30th, 2008 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 30 (ANI): Aussie actor Russell Crowe has revealed all about the sneezing prank he pulled on his The Quick And The Dead co-star Leonardo Dicaprio.Crowe, who owned up to ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Kiwi lands 1.2m barracouta using his cellphone as bait!


May 28th, 2008 - 5:41 pm ICT by admin
Wellington, May 28 (ANI): When Les Holland's cellphone died last month, rather than getting it sold or exchanged for a new one, this New Zealander decided to give the technological blessing ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Brit cops 2-day manhunt for traffic cone thief!


March 3rd, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 3 (ANI): When British bank worker Masum Ahmed swiped two traffic cones as a prank, the last thing he expected was to become the target of a massive man-hunt. But, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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