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Usain Bolt turns DJ to celebrate his world record


August 13th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The biggest star of the London Olympic Games celebrated his world record win by turning into a DJ and spinning some records. The Jamaican athlete who has ... Read more...

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Mumbai offers insurance to Ganeshotsav revelers


August 8th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) The Mumbai civic agency Wednesday announced a scheme to provide insurance and medical assistance to participants in next month's 11-day Ganeshotsav festival, an official said here.Mayor ... Read more...

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Piranhas attack bathers in Brazil


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Brasilia, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of bathers were attacked by piranhas in South Brazil. Reports say about 20 of the victims had various wounds on parts of their bodies after ... Read more...

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Carnival celebrations allowed in Goa, with poll rider


February 16th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 15 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (ECI) finally given a nod for carnival celebrations in Goa, albeit with code of conduct specific restrictions, election officials said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Indian doctors cure Iraqi’s 15-year-old ‘curse’


February 1st, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) A gunshot wound left one of his legs motionless, forcing him to walk with a limp for more than 15 years. But thanks to Indian ... Read more...

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Wild celebrations in Hyderabad


January 1st, 2012 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 1 (IANS) Wild celebrations broke out in this city and other parts of Andhra Pradesh to welcome the New Year.The city lighted up with firecrackers and echoed with ... Read more...

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Music, dance and crackers greet New Year in Bangalore


January 1st, 2012 - 2:45 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 1 (IANS) With foot-tapping music, drum beats, dance, wild cheering and a burst of crackers, as the clock struck 00.00 hours, Bangaloreans greeted 2012 in style.Like every year-eve ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cyclone Thane clouds year-end revelry in Bangalore


December 30th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 30 (IANS) Year-end revelers in this tech hub, home to thousands of young IT professionals from across India, have turned weather watchers as cyclone Thane threatens to rain ... Read more...

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New York tightens security ahead of new year celebration


December 30th, 2011 - 7:20 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 30 (IANS) The New York Police have beefed up security in the city ahead of the New Year's Eve celebration.Police have already set up barricades at the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Northeast soaked in yuletide spirit


December 21st, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 21 (IANS) It's that time of the year again when live popular Christmas carols like "Silent Night", "Jingle Bells", "We wish you a Merry Christmas" and "Joy ... Read more...

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Bolivian teen killed in piranha attack


December 7th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
La Paz, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For years Hollywood has made several movies about piranhas being deadly but very few people bought into that. Recently the fierce-looking fishes have been reported to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Police give out 10,000 sweets to drunk students


December 5th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The police in Britain have figured out a way to keep rowdy students quiet. In an unprecedented move, the police have bought about 10,000 sweets and intend ... Read more...

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Now, sightsee in Tripura on choppers


October 3rd, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 3 (IANS) The Left Front government in Tripura Monday introduced helicopter rides for Durga Puja revelers and sightseers to enable them get an aerial view of tourists spots ... Read more...

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Burning Man festival to start today


August 29th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nevada, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Burning Man festival is set to start on Monday. The week-long celebration brings together revelers who will be enduring the hot weather of the Nevada desert.The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Today is ‘National Tell A Joke Day’


August 16th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, August 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hurray! August 16 is set aside as the “National Tell A Joke Day.” Though is not readily clear or understood how the day came about, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Island sculpture goes missing at Secret Garden party


August 4th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A helium-filled inflatable desert island model floated away in front of several people without anyone noticing it. The owners of the balloon are urging people who ... Read more...

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Will-Kat danced their way to post wedding reception!


May 1st, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 01 (ANI): Just 300 close friends and family scored an invite to the intimate post wedding bash of newly wed Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Samantha Cameron bakes ‘charity cakes’ for royal wedding street party


April 27th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 27 (ANI): Prime Minister David Cameron's wife Samantha is preparing scores of cupcakes along with four charity fundraiser children for the Downing Street royal wedding street party.The mother of ... Read more...

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Prince Harry is planning to host an after-party breakfast


April 25th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Apr 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Royal Wedding is just around the corner and preparations are in full swing already. There are reports that Best Man Prince Harry is planning to host ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Punjab man gets life term for klling wife in Vancouver


March 26th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, March 26 (IANS) A Punjab man who killed his pregnant wife five years ago here was jailed for life Friday.A former school teacher, Mukhtiar Singh Panghali, 39, was convicted ... Read more...

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Rihanna’s no-show upsets gay Aussie fans


March 7th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 7 (ANI): Pop singer Rihanna has apparently left her legion of gay Aussie fans feeling disappointed and snubbed when she didn't take to the stage at the official Mardi ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse booed by fans in Dubai over lacklustre gig


February 14th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 14 (ANI): Angry fans in Dubai recently booed Amy Winehouse over her lacklustre performance.The troubled singer, who has a history of shambolic shows, was flown over to the United ... Read more...

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Russian province bans Valentine’s Day


February 12th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Russian province doesn’t want anybody living there to have anything to do with the Valentine’s Day on the 14th of February.The day is one of the ... Read more...

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Goa’s four-day carnival begins March 5


February 11th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 11 (IANS) Goa's four-day carnival fiesta will kick off March 5, mayor of the capital city of Panaji, Carolina Po, announced Friday. Po said that a committee has been ... Read more...

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Fireworks likely cause of Arkansas bird deaths


January 4th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 4 (ANI): Fireworks may have caused thousands of birds to fall from the sky over an Arkansas town on New Year's Eve, according to US scientists.Officials say more than 3,000 ... Read more...

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Prateik strolled in lungi in Goa for ‘masti’


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Jan 3 (IANS) Dressed in a lungi, kajal in his eyes and black nailpolish, Prateik Babbar in a grungy look let his hair down and thoroughly enjoyed ... Read more...

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Brits welcome 2011 nursing hangover of the decade


January 2nd, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2 (ANI): New Year's Eve turned into a mess for Britain after millions drowned to gallons of wine, beer and champagne in pubs and clubs throughout the country.Things got so ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UK’s 999 crews took 800 calls from drunken revelers on New Year’s Eve!


January 2nd, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2 (ANI): New Year's Eve may be the most pleasant night for many but Brit emergency servicemen weren't lucky enough to enjoy it.It was the busiest ever night for London ... Read more...

Posted in World |

One for the road gets 388 challaned on New Year Eve


January 1st, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) For 484 party revellers in the capital the New Year began on the wrong foot as they found themselves caught on the wrong side of the ... Read more...

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Chandigarh, neighbouring states usher in 2011 with gusto


January 1st, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 1 (IANS) Overcast skies and chilly weather could not dampen the spirit of the people of the union territory of Chandigarh and the neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana, and ... Read more...

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Punjabi woman’s murder case nears verdict in Canada


December 11th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver, Dec 11 (IANS) Defence and prosecution lawyers Friday finished their arguments in a sensational Indo-Canadian murder case here in which a Punjabi man is accused of strangulating ... Read more...

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Brit man in Bin Laden mask gets cop rap


December 5th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5 (ANI): A Brit man has been warned his car could be confiscated after police spotted him driving in an Osama Bin Laden mask.Stephen Taylor, 54, wore the mask ... Read more...

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Boy George’s Tantrum Shocks Fans At A Charity Event


October 28th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Boy George has been the favorite child of controversy; his attitude has always kept him leaping from one controversy to the other. Recently ... Read more...

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Delhi celebrates ‘Festive Hong Kong Week’


October 26th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Brightly coloured decor and a fascinating lion dance performance kicked off the "Festive Hong Kong Week" here Tuesday.Organised by the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), the six ... Read more...

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Wayne Rooney’s hooker hires bodyguards after receiving death threats


October 2nd, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 02 (ANI): Wayne Rooney's 1200 pounds-a-night vice girl Jenny Thompson is spending 900 pounds a day on bodyguards after receiving death threats from unknown enemies.Pals have revealed that Thompson, 21, ... Read more...

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