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Modric thanks Spurs for Real Madrid chance


August 30th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 30 (IANS) Croatian footballer Luka Modric has thanked the fans and his former club Tottenham Hotspurs after he joined Spanish giants Real Madrid in a deal worth around ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Son of Sardaar’ doesn’t hurt anybody’s sentiments: Ajay


August 30th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Actor Ajay Devgn has come out in defence of his upcoming film "Son of Sardaar" saying that the content of the film projects the Sikh ... Read more...

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Collision causes wipeout at 350-year-old Italian horse race


August 17th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 17 (IANS/AKI) A massive collision at a 350-year-old horse race in Italy, that may be the world's oldest continuing race, forced 60 percent of the participants to bow ... Read more...

Posted in World |

David Beckham, a strict father


August 5th, 2012 - 8:21 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 5 (IANS) Soccer star David Beckham and his wife Victoria want their four children to be "down to earth", and so they want to be as ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Use social meida to spread awareness about water conservation’


July 29th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, who is making a film on water scarcity with Hrithik Roshan in the lead, feels one awareness about the issue can ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Post office boss Amritpal Mehat pretended to be dumb to escape punishment for theft


July 12th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manchester, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Post office boss Amritpal Mehat pretended to be dumb for over a year, in order to escape punishment for theft.He had been arrested 3 years ago for ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Usher’s stepson is declared brain-dead after a jet-ski tragedy


July 10th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Usher’s step son Kyle Glover had a jet-ski accident which has left him brain-dead. He is the son of Usher’s former wife Tameka Foster.The tragic accident ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Political leaders without spines, says Mamata on Facebook


July 7th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) The number of "so-called political leaders having no spines" is growing, a post on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Facebook profile said Saturday.The post ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Del Bosque hails ‘great era’ of Spanish football


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque on Monday hailed his team as representing a "great era" of Spanish football after their 4-0 Euro 2012 final ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Satyamev Jayate’ season 2 in pipeline


July 1st, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Aamir Khan's television show "Satyamev Jayate" has struck the right chord with the viewers and the film star says that he may come up with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kerala to form panels to protect workers in Middle East


June 25th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 25 (IANS) The state's Non-Resident Keralites' Affairs Department (NORKA) will set up advisory committees in the Middle East to protect the rights of migrant kerala workers, a minister ... Read more...

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Isabeli Fontana engaged to Rohan Marley


May 17th, 2012 - 2:09 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, May 17 (IANS) Supermodel Isabeli Fontana has revealed she and Rohan Marley are engaged.The 28-year-old Fontana and the 39-year-old son of legendary musician Bob Marley are considering tying ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Brazilian supermodel to wed one of Bob Marley’s sons


May 14th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 14 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian supermodel Isabeli Fontana told Veja magazine that she planned to marry Rohan Marley, son of legendary reggae singer Bob Marley, in Ethiopia, the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Emma Stone likes being redhead


May 13th, 2012 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 13 (IANS) Actress Emma Stone has revealed she loves her hair colour and wants to be a redhead in every movie."I love being a redhead. My mom ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Fusion can enrich music, says Rao


May 10th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, May 10 (IANS) Fusion experiment can give new dimension to music if used wisely, renowned Sitar composer and performer Sri Shubhendra Rao said here.He also said that musicians ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Miley Cyrus’ Disney return


May 8th, 2012 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 8 (IANS) Actress Miley Cyrus returned to her Disney roots and enjoyed a trip to Disneyland in California.The singer-actress was signed to the company as a ... Read more...

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Johansson shows off New York tattoo


April 26th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 26 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson is so proud of her roots in New York that she's got a new tattoo featuring - I love NY - ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Nisha Kothari wants to work with Bengali directors


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Aiming to return to her roots, Kolkata-born Bollywood actress Nisha Kothari Sunday expressed her desire to work in Bengali films with directors like Rituparno Ghosh."I ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

A TV show on Bob Biswas’ life?


April 15th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) Bengali actor Saswata Chatterjee's assassin character Bob Biswas from Sujoy Ghosh's "Kahaani" is said to be heading for the small screen."The idea is being worked on. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Berlusconi highest-earning politician in Italy


March 20th, 2012 - 9:03 am ICT by IANS
Rome, March 20 (IANS/AKI) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's income last year rose 20 percent to 48 million euros (around 63 million) that allowed him to keep the title ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

New technology to save water in Abu Dhabi farms


March 13th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 12 (IANS/WAM) New technology that supplies regular and sufficient amount of water to the roots of vegetables is being used by the Abu Dhabi Farmer's Service Centre ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

History of Fat Tuesday


February 21st, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Also known as the Mardi Gras, the Fat Tuesday has been a major celebration around the world each year. Many people may not be aware of it ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Microsoft redesigns Windows logo


February 18th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Feb 18 (IANS) Microsoft Friday announced that it was redesigning the logo of Windows software, making a fundamental change to the iconic four-colour Windows logo users have been ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Our music inspiration for youth: Kailash Kher


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) Composer-singer Kailash Kher, known as much for his band Kailasa's music as much for his film songs, says his works inspire young music lovers."Our music is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistani students to visit India


January 28th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) A group of 19 school students from Pakistan will visit Delhi Feb 8-14 under the "Students Exchange for Change", an initiative launched by two NGOS ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Pravasi Bharatiya’ delegates excited to be in Jaipur


January 7th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 7 (IANS) Non-resident Indian delegates, who have arrived in Jaipur to participate in the ongoing Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (PBD) are excited to be in the city. They say ... Read more...

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Reyes keen on returning ‘home’


January 2nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 2 (IANS) Atletico Madrid's former Spanish international Jose Antonio Reyes Monday confirmed that he had told the club that he wants to return to Sevilla, where he ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Jolie criticised for Zahara’s hair extensions


December 24th, 2011 - 7:12 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 24 (IANS) A celebrity hair stylist has criticised actress Angelina Jolie for letting her six-year-old daughter Zahara get hair extensions."She is far too young for that, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Imtiaz Ali attends Bhojpuri film’s premiere in Patna


December 12th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) Imtiaz Ali is known to go out of his way for his friends, specially filmmakers. He flew to Patna from here to attend the premiere ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Italian magistrate arrested in mafia crackdown


November 30th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 30 (IANS/AKI) An Italian magistrate was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of corruption and associating with elements from the country's wealthiest and most powerful mafia group.Giuseppe Vincenzo Giglio, magistrate ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fewer foreigners adopting in India, as Indians step in


November 23rd, 2011 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Over the past few years, fewer foreign nationals have been adopting Indian children - and no, it's not a negative trend.According to the Central Adoption ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

I’m uncomfortable talking in English: Akshay Kumar


November 7th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Unlike other Bollywood celebrities, who prefer to converse in English, Bollywood's desi boy Akshay Kumar says he is more confortable talking in Hindi."After all, ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Chris Martin says that being married to Gwyneth Paltrow is like winning the lottery


October 17th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chris Martins believes getting married to actress Gwyneth Paltrow is like having the winning-ticket of a lottery. The Coldplay singer was speaking on the show CBS ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

After UAE, Saudi Arabia mulls consulate in Kerala


October 11th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 11 (IANS) With the United Arab Emirates set to open a consulate in Kerala, a Saudi diplomat Tuesday met Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy and said his country ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Making albums still our first love: Midival Punditz


October 1st, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 1 (IANS) Usually people enter Bollywood and then forget their original roots, but musicians Gaurav Raina and Tapan Raj of electronica band Midival Punditz are determined that their ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

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