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Woman’s presence holds up temple treasure assessment


September 20th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 20 (IANS) The presence of a woman in a team appointed to take stock of the precious items in a vault of the famed Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple here ... Read more...

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Irish newspaper suspends editor over topless Kate photos


September 18th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by BNO News
DUBLIN, IRELAND (BNO NEWS) -- The editor of the Irish newspaper Daily Star was suspended on late Monday over his decision to re-publish topless photographs of Prince William's wife Kate, the Duchess ... Read more...

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After naked Harry, come Kate’s topless photos


September 14th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 14 (IANS) Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton's topless photographs are going to be published by a French magazine, a move that comes close on the heels of ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton gives cooking lessons to Harry


August 26th, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton shares a close bond with her brother-in-law Prince Harry and has been giving him cooking lessons in her free time.Kate's ... Read more...

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Situation vacant for chauffeur worth the Royals


August 15th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) A chauffeur's jobs may not get any grander than this, with the British monarchy in search of one to drive Queen Elizabeth II and other royals.Displayed ... Read more...

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Morrissey’s comments on Olympics raise a buzz


August 6th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Morrissey is comparing the London 2012 Olympics to the Nazi Germany. He says that the enthusiasm that the people of Great Britain have for their Olympics team ... Read more...

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Amarinder Singh: Down and now out! (Punjab Newsletter)


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 3 (IANS) That he and his Congress party were down in morale after repeated defeats in the elections this year was not hidden from anyone. ... Read more...

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Stocktaking of Kerala temple treasure begins


July 5th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 5 (IANS) Two committees appointed by the Supreme Court Thursday started taking stock and estimating the value of the jewels, gems and precious metals kept inside one of ... Read more...

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Prince Harry stopped by the police


June 18th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prince Harry has been reportedly stopped by police officer while he was taking a blonde woman, who remains unidentified, on his motorbike. The British prince was riding ... Read more...

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Obama mourns death of Saudi crown prince


June 17th, 2012 - 7:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Saturday mourned the death of Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, speaking highly of the prince's role ... Read more...

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Russell Brand demands knighthood


June 12th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 12 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand says he deserves a knighthood and if he does not get one, his fans will revolt."They can't ignore me for much ... Read more...

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Udaipur’s Mewar gets UN award for saving India’s living heritage


June 7th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 7 (IANS) Arvind Singh Mewar of the erstwhile royal family of Udaipur, the second Indian to win the eighth Women Together Award for "Contribution to Universal Culture ... Read more...

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Queen’s diamond jubilee celebration kicks off


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) Britain kicked off nationwide celebrations of Queen Elizabeth II's diamond jubilee Saturday.The four-day celebrations commenced with the Queen attending a horse racing at the Epsom ... Read more...

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Karan Singh declines comment on interlocutors’ report


May 25th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 25 (IANS) Member of the erstwhile royal family of Jammu and Kashmir and senior Congress leader Karan Singh Friday refused to comment on the report of the three ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi crown prince attends Elizabeth’s diamond jubilee


May 19th, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS/ WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan attended Britain's Diamond Jubilee celebrations held to mark 60 years of Queen Elizabeth II ... Read more...

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Story of a royal ‘bhujjia’ town - from a princess (IANS Books) (With Image)


May 6th, 2012 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The rugged district of Bikaner, synonymous with munchies known by their brand name "Bikaneri bhujjia", has a rich history that makes it one of the ... Read more...

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Chandy not in favour of state finance for golf club


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 2 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday said the previous government's decision to take over the Trivandrum Golf Club was not correct and he was not in ... Read more...

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Prince Andrew to visit destitute home in Kolkata


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) Prince Andrew, son of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, is Thursday scheduled to visit a home for rescued, trafficked and orphaned girls and children of AIDS victims ... Read more...

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Kerala not to take over Padmanabhaswamy temple: Minister


April 20th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 20 (IANS) Newly-appointed Kerala Home Minister T.Radhakrishnan Friday said the state government would not take over the management of Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple, which has been in the news ... Read more...

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Apex Court to examine opening of Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple vault


March 29th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) As the Supreme Court-appointed expert committee Thursday sought the court's direction on opening of a vault of Kerala's Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple, the apex court said ... Read more...

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Prince Harry feels finding partner not easy


March 14th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 14 (IANS) Prince Harry says it's a struggle to find a girl willing to take on the responsibilities that come with marrying a royal family member.The 27-year-old bachelor ... Read more...

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Britain’s Princess Beatrice wants ‘real job’


March 3rd, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Princess Beatrice, fifth-in-line to the British throne, will not be performing royal duties for the queen but wants to get an actual job.The 23-year-old elder daughter ... Read more...

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Sweden’s crown princess gives birth to baby girl


February 24th, 2012 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Feb 24 (IANS) Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria Thursday gave birth to a baby girl at a hospital here.Princess Victoria gave birth to a daughter at 4.26 a.m. Thursday at ... Read more...

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Karan Singh performs at ICCR soiree


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Revealing another side of his versatile nature, Indian Council of Cultural Relations (ICCR) president and veteran Congressman Karan Singh rendered a selection of light ... Read more...

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Qatar’s sheikh in soup over dud 500,000 pounds cheque


February 21st, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (IANS) An Arab royal is faced with a legal threat over a second unpaid bill of over 500,000 pounds ($790,400).Estate agent Hesham Salem is threatening legal action ... Read more...

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Dutch Prince Friso buried by avalanche in Austria, in critical condition


February 17th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by BNO News
AMSTERDAM (BNO NEWS) -- Dutch Prince Johan Friso was critically injured on late Friday afternoon when he was buried by an avalanche in western Austria, the Dutch government said. He was skiing ... Read more...

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Serbia confers top award to Djokovic


February 15th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Feb 15 (IANS) Serbian President Boris Tadic awarded tennis star Novak Djokovic with the Gold Star of Karadjordje, the highest state honour medal for his "exceptional merits".Tadic called ... Read more...

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Man fined £500 for mooning the Queen


February 14th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A court in Australia has fined a man £500 for “mooning” the Queen during a recent visit to the country. The Brisbane court found the 22-year-old man ... Read more...

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Documentation of temple treasure could take time: Travancore ex-royals


February 9th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 9 (IANS) The documentation of the treasure unearthed at the famed Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple last year could take a very long time according to Travancore's erstwhile royal ... Read more...

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Tusshar takes Ekta’s criticism positively


January 28th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) The son of veteran actor Jeetendra and brother of successful producer Ekta Kapoor, actor Tusshar Kapoor has immense pressure on his shoulders to prove himself. ... Read more...

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‘The Descendants’ - a gentle, sensitive masterpiece (IANS Movie Review)


January 28th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Descendants"; Actors: George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Amara Miller; Director: Alexander Payne; Rating: ****What do we inherit from family and friends, lovers and parents? Money and property or emotions, shared ... Read more...

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Prince William’s in-laws offer ‘adult’ outfits online


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael and Carole Middleton, parents of the Duchess of Cambridge, have launched an “adult” for public occasions outfits on their website. British media reports say the family ... Read more...

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Brother vs brother, with a royal twist (Punjab Newsletter)


January 14th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) With brothers ending up on opposing sides, the Jan 30 Punjab assembly elections promise many a twist to the political tale.In the past week, the biggest ... Read more...

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Amarinder’s brother quits Congress, joins Akali Dal (Second Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 7 (IANS) Upset over being denied a Congress ticket for the Jan 30 state assembly polls, Malwinder Singh, the younger brother of Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh, Saturday ... Read more...

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Amarinder’s brother quits Congress, joins Akali Dal (Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 7 (IANS) Upset over being denied a Congress ticket for the Jan 30 state assembly polls, Malwinder Singh, the younger brother of Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh, Saturday ... Read more...

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