Town Staines changes its name to “Staines-upon-Thames”

May 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an effort to disassociate the town from negative associations, ‘Staines’ will officially change its name to ‘Staines-upon-Thames’. The association of the town with Sacha Baron Cohen’s ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Pesky SMSs again - via new routes

November 6th, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Your phone buzzes and you reach for it - only to find yet another telemarketing call or SMS, though you thought you had blocked them. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hyundai offers glimpse of new i30

September 7th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) South Korean auto major Hyundai Motor Company Wednesday revealed the first picture of its new generation i30 hatchback, ahead of its unveiling at the Frankfurt Motor ... Read more...

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Karnataka village where all men are Gyanappas and women Gyanammas

September 10th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
Koppal (Karnataka), Sep 10 (ANI): Believe it or not, the residents of Gunnali village in Karnataka's Koppal District share the same names, with the males being called Gyanappa and all females, Gyanamma.The ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Rs.50,000 compensation ordered for homeopathic medicine maker

July 12th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has directed a drug company to pay compensation of Rs.50,000 to a homeopathic medicine maker whom it had sued for alleged trademark infringement. ... Read more...

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Lake Superior State University released its list of banned words

January 3rd, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Lake Superior State University released on Friday its annual list of words that ought to be banned because of their "mis-use, over-use and general ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

McCurry Wins Legal Battle Against McDonald’s

September 8th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey In a historic judgment, the American fast food giant McDonald's has reportedly lost an eight year old long legal battle to refrain a Malaysian restaurant to name itself as "McCurry". ... Read more...

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Maruti Suzuki launches new Estilo sans popular Zen prefix

August 25th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Indo-Japanese car maker Maruti Suzuki Tuesday launched a new petrol version of its hatchback Estilo, priced between Rs.3.12 lakh and Rs.3.95 lakh at showrooms in the national ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Balamuralikrishna to act in Tamil film

March 13th, 2009 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 13 (IANS) Veteran composer and south Indian classical vocalist M. Balamuralikrishna will appear on the Tamil screen after a 20-year hiatus in a venture titled "Kadhai" (story), in which he ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Caller from Pakistan threatens terror attacks in Uttar Pradesh

February 24th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 24 (IANS) Security has been tightened in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur district following a call from Pakistan threatening to carry out terror strikes in the region, police said Tuesday. "The caller from ... Read more...

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Maoist displeased with UML leaders

January 5th, 2009 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Jan 5 (ANI): Maoists leaders have come down hard against their coalition partner Unified Marxist Leninist (UML). During the Maoists central secretariat meeting on Sunday, Maoist leaders said that the UML ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Part Time Job Opportunity for Indians in Thailand

November 30th, 2007 - 7:20 pm ICT by admin
Marketing agents are needed for selling various financial products of a company based in Bangkok. The company needs 20-30 Indian origin people who can be either Indian citizens or Thai Citizens. The ... Read more...

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