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Halle Berry hits back at paparazzi


April 27th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 27 (IANS) Actress Halle Berry is upset with the paparazzi for hounding her and her daughter Nahla."It's not one photographer hiding in the bushes, it's 20, 30 ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Memo scandal: Will present more proof, says Mansoor Ijaz


January 18th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 18 (IANS) Pakistani-American businessman Mansoor Ijaz, one of the key figures in the memo scandal, Wednesday said he will present more proof to the judicial commission probing the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

BlackBerry refuses to hand Memogate data to Pakistan


January 16th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) has said it will not release data regarding a memo that said President Asif Ali Zardari had feared a military ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dutch pitch invader sentenced to six months imprisonment


December 30th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Dec 30 (IANS) A Dutch fan who attacked AZ Alkmaar goalkeeper Esteban was sentenced by the magistrate in Amsterdam to six months imprisonment -- of which two months ... Read more...

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Man held in Germany for Al Qaeda links


December 9th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Dec 9 (IANS) A 27-year-old German Islamist has been arrested for his alleged links to an Al Qaeda-linked outfit, officials said.The federal prosecutors' office said Thursday that Halli S. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Expedite tax information exchange between countries: Pranab


May 4th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, May 4 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday said countries need to expedite the process of signing agreements that will allow them to swap information on tax ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

French Chess Federation suspends three top players for cheating


March 26th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Mar. 26 (ANI): Three French chess players have been suspended from the national team for cheating.Sebastian Feller, 20, Cyril Marzolo, 32, and French captain Arnaud Hauchard, 39, were suspended by their ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Wife of ‘German Fritzl’ refuses to give evidence at his trial


February 24th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): The wife of a man, who fathered eight kids with his stepdaughter, has refused to testify at his trial.Detlef S, dubbed the German Josef Fritzl, allegedly abused his ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cops: No drug possession charges for Charlie Sheen


February 2nd, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Los Angeles Police Department has stated that they will not be charging Charlie Sheen with drug possession, reports Entertainment Tonight.It was highly reported last ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Biometric scanners flooding Oz pub market as fix-all solution to violence


January 30th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 30 (ANI): Many Australian pubs have started using biometric scanners as a way to avoid troublemakers.Thousands of clubbers and pub patrons are being forced to submit to fingerprint and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Japanese Woman Sues Google For Showing Her Underwear In Street View Image


December 21st, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Fukuoka, Japan, Dec 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Internet search giant Google is facing legal lawsuit from a Japanese woman who claimed that her underwear appeared on its Street View imaging service. ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Brit parents ‘can take pictures of their children’s nativity play’


December 9th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Parents in Britain have been told by the Government's privacy watchdog that they can take pictures of their children taking part in Nativity plays even if the school ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Each Unique ID number costs Rs.100: Nilekani


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) It costs the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) Rs.100 to generate each "aadhaar" number, which will help address the challenges of inclusion, the authority's chief ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Spine Injury Leaves Rutgers University Player Eric LeGrand Paralyzed


October 19th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rutgers University football player Eric LeGrand has been left paralyzed below his neck after attempting to make a tackle during his team's showdown against the Army ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Google found guilty of defamation


September 28th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Google has been convicted of defaming a sex offender in France after the search engine giant linked his name to the word "rapist" in automatic web searches. The ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Footie star ‘gags’ tabloid story about his personal life


August 15th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): A leading Premier League footballer has succeeded in taking out a 'gagging order' to prevent the publication of allegations about his private life.He has won a High Court ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Troubling’ topless sunbather sparks Italian debate


August 12th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): A woman in Italy has sparked a debate after she reported a topless sunbathing woman to cops saying that the way she applied suntan lotion 'troubled' her sons.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Marketing Group Files Lawsuit Challenging Internet Sales Tax Bill


July 12th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Denver, July 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Direct Marketing Association has filed a lawsuit against the Colorado state challenging a new online sales tax law emphasizing that it violates free speech ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Australian Govt orders probe into Google’s ‘biggest breach in the history of privacy’


June 7th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7 (ANI): Google has courted controversy once again with allegations of breach of privacy of Australian people while taking pictures for its Street View service.The web giant has since apologized ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Facebook faces fresh trouble over privacy concerns


May 22nd, 2010 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 22 (IANS) With millions of users worldwide quitting Facebook to protest its privacy policies, the social networking web site faces fresh legal trouble in Canada which was instrumental in ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

French Police questions football stars over Paris prostitution ring


April 19th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 19 (ANI): French police has questioned two football stars in connection with an investigation into a prostitution ring, which has brought the reputation of the country's football team under scrutiny. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Privacy will be protected under UIDs: Nandan Nilekani (IANS Interview)


February 28th, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
By Murali Krishnan New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Privacy will be protected under the Unique Identity (UID) project and personal data will not be accessible to everybody, insists Nandan Nilekani, chairperson of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Google rejects German criticism of Street View


February 24th, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Feb 23 (DPA) US internet giant Google Tuesday defended its Street View application - a compendium of photographed city streets - from privacy concerns in Germany, where criticism of the company ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Portsmouth coach Avram Grant, the man to visit Hampshire brothel


February 4th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.4 (ANI): Portsmouth coach Avram Grant was the Premier League manager seen visiting a "Thai" vice den, Sun Sport reports.Speculation had raged worldwide after The Sun revealed a top-flight boss spent ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Facebook in trouble again over privacy issues


January 29th, 2010 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 29 (IANS) Facebook, which agreed last August to implement new privacy safeguards ordered by Canada's privacy commission, is again under investigation over its handling of users' data. The world's biggest ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Premier League manager caught in Thai brothel fears sex tape leak


January 4th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4(ANI): The Premier League football manager, who was caught in the company of hookers in a "Thai" vice den, is terrified that his sex sessions have been filmed and may ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Premier League manager caught in company of hookers


December 23rd, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 23 (ANI): A Premier League manager spent more than an hour in the company of hookers in a "Thai" vice den, The Sun can reveal.Confronted by our reporters as he ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Tiger Woods moving to France?


December 18th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) With reports that wife Elin Nordegren might leave him and move to her native Sweden with their children, golfer Tiger Woods is planning to move to France ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Facebook forced to implement privacy safeguards


August 28th, 2009 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 28 (IANS) Over 200 million Facebook users around the world scored a major victory Thursday when the social networking site agreed to implement new privacy safeguards.Facebook was ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Italian court rules Berlusconi’s villa party pictures infringe privacy laws


June 25th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): A collection of 5,000 photos said to be showing guests frolicking at Silvio Berlusconi's villa in Sardinia should be confiscated for infringing privacy laws, an Italian court has ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Switzerland, Austria to ease banking secrecy, share data


March 13th, 2009 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bern/Vienna, March 13 (DPA) Switzerland, Austria and Luxembourg said Friday they would relax their banking secrecy rules, exchange tax data with foreign regulators, and better comply with international standards on tax evasion ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Wiretapping threatening Internet, says web inventor Tim Berners-Lee


March 12th, 2009 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 12 (ANI): Inventor of the web Tim Berners-Lee, alongwith other online security specialists at the Houses of Parliament in London, have warned that the ever-increasing power of computers is ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Michelle Williams planning France move


March 9th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): Hollywood actress Michelle Williams is planning to move to France to escape the hounding paparazzi.The 28-year-old actress and her three-year-old daughter Matilda have been under constant media ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

World Motorsport boss involved in Nazi sex orgy wins case


July 24th, 2008 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): World Motorsport boss Max Mosley has won a case against a Sunday newspaper over claims that an orgy that he took part in had Nazi overtones. The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tight jeans not a chastity belt against rape, rules Italian appeals court


July 23rd, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
London , July 23 (ANI): After much agitation by womens groups, Italy s top appeals court has reversed a controversial 1999 ruling that a woman wearing tight jeans cannot by definition ... Read more...

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