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Sweeden’s park where wolves killed Zookeeper now offers “wild encounters” to its visitors


June 19th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ostergotland, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police officers have investigating that attack that left a zoo worker dead in one of Sweden’s most popular zoos.Law enforcement authorities have claimed that they are still ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Digital photos could put your kids at risk


February 10th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) Parents could be putting their children at risk if they upload digital photos that are automatically "geotagged" by their camera, a study reveals.Geotagging is the process ... Read more...

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US embassy in Thailand warns of terror threat


January 13th, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Jan 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US embassy in Thailand Friday alerted American citizens that terrorists may be planning to conduct attacks in tourist areas in Bangkok in the near ... Read more...

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‘Apologetic’ Woods faces up to 10,000 pounds fine for spitting in Dubai Classic


February 15th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Ace golfer Tiger Woods, who apologised for spitting on a green at the Dubai Desert Classic, may be fined anything between 250 to 10,000 pounds.The former world ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Abu Dhabi bans dogs in public places


January 6th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 6 (IANS/WAM) Entry of dogs has been banned in most public places in Abu Dhabi, including beaches, swimming pools, parks, shopping centres and restaurants.The Abu Dhabi Municipality said this ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Over 350,000 fatwas expected to be issued by end of 2010


December 28th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Dec 28 (ANI): Over 350,000 fatwas, or Islamic religious decrees, are reportedly expected to be issued by the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowmen (Awqaf) by the end of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UK schools ‘using CCTV to spy on pupils in toilets and changing rooms’


December 28th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): An official report has claimed that many schools in UK are using CCTV cameras to spy on pupils in toilets and monitor teachers' performance in the classroom.The report ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mayor of Castellammare di Stabia Proposes Miniskirt Ban


October 25th, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lugi Bobbio, mayor of Castellammare di Stabia in Italy, must wait until tonight to discover whether or not the ban on miniskirts which he has proposed will be ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Foxes Kill Penguins at London Zoo


October 17th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A probe in the last year’s incident of 11 South African and rock hopper penguins killing, at the 182-year old Zoo in London’s Regent’s Park, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Penguins killed by foxes in London Zoo


October 16th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 16 (IANS) Penguins and some other animals were killed by foxes in London Zoo, a media report said Saturday.A probe report showed that 11 South African and rockhopper penguins ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Eiffel Tower evacuated after bomb scare


September 15th, 2010 - 7:03 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 15 (DPA) Paris police evacuated the Eiffel Tower late Tuesday after an anonymous caller said a bomb had been placed on the popular tourist attraction, France Info radio reported. Some 2,500 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pandemic flu concerns have positive effect on personal hygiene behaviour


May 28th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): Concerns over pandemic flu has positive impact on personal hygiene behaviours, a new research has found.A team led by Joseph T.F. Lau, PhD, a professor at the Chinese ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Has Barcelona banned bikinis for tourists?


May 23rd, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Barcelona, May 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Barcelona is trying to inculcate the practice of decent dressing in the public places. And in this endeavor, they are going to place signs and notices ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Muslims shouldn’t feel hurt by burqa ban: Sarkozy


May 20th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) Muslims should not feel "hurt or stigmatised" by the planned ban on burqas, French President Nicolas Sarkozy has said as the French cabinet approved a draft law to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bill on burqa ban goes to French cabinet (Lead)


May 19th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 19 (DPA) A draft bill that would ban the all-body Islamic veil in all public areas in the country was presented to the French cabinet Wednesday by Justice Minister Michele ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Total burqa ban presented to French cabinet


May 19th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 19 (DPA) French Justice Minister Michele Alliot-Marie presented Wednesday a draft bill that would ban the all-body Islamic veil in all public areas in the country. If the bill becomes law, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

China’s ban on guide dogs distresses visually disabled


May 3rd, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 3 (IANS) Over 10 million visually-disabled Chinese people have been facing problems after their guide dogs were banned from entering public places and riding on public transport. Experts have said though ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

SC Cruise Liner Returns: Has Third Straight Illness Outbreak


March 19th, 2010 - 2:17 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For the third straight time, a cruise liner leaving out from South Carolina has returned with a ship full of sick people. The norovirus has struck again, this ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Tiger Woods accused of getting VIP treatment at sex rehab


January 21st, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): Professional golfer Tiger Woods has been accused by angry patients, at a sex clinic, of getting VIP treatment during his rehab.Woods, 34, has spent three weeks at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

U.S. State Department issues travel alert for those traveling to the Philippines


January 21st, 2010 - 5:08 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The U.S. State Department on Wednesday updated its travel alert for those traveling to the Philippines.The State Department alerts U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Lily Allen faces probe over smoking at Liverpool concert


December 15th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 15 (ANI): Lily Allen has been placed at the centre of a probe over claims she defied a smoking ban during her performance in Liverpool.The British singer was reportedly seen ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lady Gaga comes under fire over smoking at Canadian gig


December 14th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 14 (ANI): Lady Gaga has incurred the wrath of Canadian authorities after defying the country's no-smoking rules and smoking a cigarette on stage during a concert.The 23-year-old singer took to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Swine flu cases cross 100 in Chandigarh


November 17th, 2009 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 16 (IANS) With swine flu cases crossing the 100 mark in this Union Territory, the health authorities have ordered the Punjab Engineering College (PEC) and six other schools to close ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Drug trade may increase during tourist season: Goa police


November 11th, 2009 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 11 (IANS) Weeks after Goa Home Minister Ravi Naik consistently denied the sale of drugs in the state, a senior police official has admitted that there could be a possible ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Shanghai to replace its notorious Chinglish signboards before World Expo


October 23rd, 2009 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Shanghai, Oct. 23 (ANI): As Shanghai gets ready to host four million foreign visitors for the next year's World Expo, the city plans to get rid of poorly translated English signs boards ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cheap alcohol promotes harmful underage drinking


October 9th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) Excessively low cost alcohol promotes harmful underage drinking, says a new study based on survey of 9,833 teens between the ages of 15 and 16 years. Mark Bellis ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Four men wanted for 211 murders arrested in Mexico


September 1st, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ciudad Juarez (Mexico), Sep 1 (EFE) Four men suspected of committing 211 murders in northern Mexico have been arrested, authorities said. The killings occurred in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico's most violent city, where the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russians are world’s worst tourists, suggests poll


August 28th, 2009 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 28 (ANI): The world's worst holidaymaker poll suggests that Russians are the worst tourists in the world.The 'Who do you not get on with on holiday' poll surveyed over 1,000 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malfunctioned bomb proves that terrorist planned to kill more people in Jakarta: Police


July 25th, 2009 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Jakarta, July 25 (ANI): The discovery of a third bomb at Jakarta's JW Marriott hotel, planted to explode before two massive blasts killed nine people, has sparked speculation that Islamist terrorists intended ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dutch organisers of successful ‘masked orgy party’ planning more sex parties


July 20th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): After the masked orgy party in a stately home near Bristol became a huge success, its organisers have been encouraged to plan more and are looking for new ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mexican gunmen remove wounded man from ambulance, kill him


February 11th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
The killing occurred Monday night as the Red Cross ambulance was taking the wounded man from the Juarez suburb of Guadalupe to a clinic in the city, which lies across the border ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan’s Pashtu artists flee Taliban repression


January 28th, 2009 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Peshawar, Jan 28 (DPA) When his captors released famous Pashtu comedian Alamzeb Mujahid after a week of horror and humiliation in Peshawar, the capital of Pakistan's conflict-ridden North West Frontier Province, they ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Decommissioned jumbo jet gets new life as hostel


January 28th, 2009 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Jan 28 (DPA) Up close, a Boeing 747-200 is an impressive sight. Visitors to Stockholm's Arlanda airport can now get a real, close-up view of a mighty bird - in the ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

The ‘bride’ is ready - but will rain spoil Olympic party?


August 7th, 2008 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Tarun Basu Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) This 2,000-year-old capital city, eager to present its sleek ultra modern look to the world, is all dressed up for China's long awaited coming-out party -- ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tibetan exiles to continue anti-China protests ahead of Beijing Olympics


August 6th, 2008 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Dharamsala, Aug 6 (ANI): Tibetan exiles-living-in Dharamsala are to intensify their anti-China protests to draw international attention to the Tibetans ''freedom struggle'' as the Beijing Olympics just round the corner. They said ... Read more...

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