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Messi and Higuain are little girls, mocks Peru defender


September 14th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 14 (IANS) Peru defender Carlos Zambrano has labelled Argentina stars Lionel Messi and Gonzalo Higuain "little girls" following the teams' 1-1 draw in Tuesday's World Cup ... Read more...

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Karnataka legislators junket off, told to return at once


September 4th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary (Karnataka), Sep 4 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Tuesday directed a group of legislators touring South America to cancel the visit and return immediately, following public outrage ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

`Colombia now South America’s No. 2 economy’


September 1st, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 1 (IANS/EFE) Colombia has moved ahead of Argentina to become South America's second-largest economy, the outgoing Colombian finance minister said Friday."Colombia surpassed Argentina in GDP, we are the ... Read more...

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Indian Diaspora meet to be held Sep 30 in Amsterdam


July 31st, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, July 31 (IANS) The annual Indian Diaspora conference in the Netherlands will be held this year in Amsterdam city Sep 30, EuAsia News reported Tuesday.Organised by the Foundation for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Perry plans healing holiday


July 19th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 19 (IANS) Post her divorce from British comedian Russell Brand, singer Katy Perry is planning a break.The 27-year-old reportedly wants to go away with brother David ... Read more...

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Cruise-Holmes separation upsets JLO


July 13th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 13 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez is sad for Tom Cruise and Kate Holmes and says that nobody wins in their divorce settlement."I heard about it when ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ramadan likely to begin July 21: Official


July 5th, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 4 (IANS/WAM) Most Islamic countries may begin the holy month of Ramadan July 21, after the sighting of the crescent moon, the Islamic Crescent Observation Project (ICOP) ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Villas-Boas rejects offer to coach Sao Paulo


June 27th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 27 (IANS) Former Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas has turned down an offer to coach Brazilian football club Sao Paulo.The 34-year-old Portuguese was offered a contract by ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chile, Brazil form biggest Latin American airline


June 24th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago (Chile), June 24 (IANS) Lan Airlines, the flag carrier of Chile, and Brazil's Tam Airlines, have merged to create the LATAM Airlines Group, the largest airline in Latin America.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Suspect’ in bee colony deaths found


June 9th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) A parasitic mite that is killing honey bee colonies around the world through a virus has been identified, a media report said.Bee populations have been falling ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Former Chelsea boss Villas-Boas in talks with Sao Paulo


June 9th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 9 (IANS) Former Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas is reportedly in talks with Sao Paulo about a move to the Brazilian club.The 34-year-old Portuguese met Sao Paulo ... Read more...

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Fluminense playmaker Neves out for two months


May 31st, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 31 (IANS) Fluminense announced they will be without former Brazil international midfielder Thiago Neves for at least two months.Neves will undergo surgery on his injured left ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Lissette Alvarez presents her new album


May 16th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, May 16 (IANS/EFE) Lissette Alvarez has presented in the US her 50th album "Soles" (Suns)."I performed that song many years ago but I never recorded it - it's a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brazil releases Neymar, Ganso for Libertadores quarter-final


May 15th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 15 (IANS) Neymar and Paulo Henrique Ganso are free to play in Santos' Copa Libertadores clash against Velez Sarsfield May 24 after being released from international ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Aguero dreams of winning more EPL titles for Man City


May 10th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) Manchester City's Argentinian star Sergio Aguero has expressed his desire to win more English Premier League (EPL) titles for his club.City will clinch their first title ... Read more...

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‘Telecom towers kill 7mn birds in America every year’


April 29th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 29 (IANS) Telecom towers are killing nearly seven million birds every year as they migrate from the US and Canada to Central and South America, says a new ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Deco prefers Libertadores to Champions League medals


April 19th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 19 (IANS) Star midfielder Deco says he would swap his Champions League winners' medals for a Copa Libertadores triumph with Brazilian club Fluminense.When asked what ... Read more...

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Internacional defeat Ceramica in Rio championship


April 15th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 15 (IANS) Brazil striker Leandro Damiao scored his 15th goal in 19 games to help Internacional defeat Ceramica 3-0 in the Rio championship.The 22-year-old could have ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India’s TAFE to make tractors for US


April 4th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 4 (IANS) India's Tractors and Farm Equipment Ltd (TAFE) will start making two models of high horse power (hp) tractors later this year for US-based AGCO Corpo, said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Etihad Airways’ revenue surges 28 percent


April 4th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 3 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways continued its growth in the first quarter of current year with a 28 percent rise in revenue to $989 million over the corresponding ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nicki Minaj new face of Pepsi


March 20th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 20 (IANS) Rapper Nicki Minaj has signed a multi-million dollar deal to front the campaign for Pepsi's new drink called Pop.Derek Jackson, head of Glu agency who ... Read more...

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Draw for 2014 FIFA World Cup Asian qualifiers final round


March 9th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 9 (IANS) The draw for the final round of 2014 FIFA World Cup Asian qualifiers was unveiled in the Asian Football Federation headquarters in Kuala Lumpur Friday.Ten ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bathers attacked by carnivorous fish in Brazil


February 21st, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 21 (IANS/EFE) At least 20 people suffered slight injuries on their toes and fingers when they were attacked by carnivorous fish as they were bathing in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

UN chief seeks to ease Falkland tensions


February 11th, 2012 - 5:15 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 11 (IANS) UN Secretary-general Ban Ki-moon Friday called upon Argentina and Britain to prevent "an escalation" of tensions over the Falkland Islands.The secretary-general made the appeal when ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Grammy-winner says his next baby will be a singer


January 25th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Miami, Jan 25 (IANS/EFE) Grammy-winning merengue singer Elvis Crespo is getting ready to launch his new disc while awaiting the birth of his fifth child who, he says, will inherit ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Selena Gomez shows off her new hairstyle


January 12th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Selena Gomez tweeted two pictures unveiling her new hair style. The teen singer is currently preparing to tour South America and reports say she demanded ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Celebrating 25 years of India’s first globe sailing expedition (With images)


January 10th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 10 (IANS) To commemorate the silver jubilee of the first Indian sailing expedition around the world, the Indian Army Adventure Wing Tuesday held a ceremonial sail-in function with ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Fish kills two men by biting off their testicles


December 29th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) A predator fish has reportedly killed two men by biting off their testicles, according to a British angler.Jeremy Wade, 53, spent weeks hunting for the fish ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Metallic Spaceball falls from the sky in Namibia


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Windhoek, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Namibian authorities have contacted NASA to investigate a mysterious metallic spaceball that dropped at a remote location in the country. Government officials explain that the object with ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Honduran police find burnt aircraft


December 20th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Dec 20 (IANS/EFE) A small twin-engine airplane suspected of being used to smuggle cocaine was found burned in the Caribbean province of Colon, Honduran police said.Though first detected in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chelsea boss Villas Boas wants Neymar


December 19th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) English football club Chelsea seems to be back in the market for Brazilian star Neymar.Chelsea manager Andre Villas Boas is looking to overhaul the side and ... Read more...

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Delta acquires minority stake in Brazilian airline


December 8th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Dec 8 (IANS/EFE) Delta Air Lines will pay $100 million for a "strategic" minority stake in Brazil's Gol, the two companies said Wednesday.Under the terms of the agreement, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

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 |

Number of Chinese studying in Spain rises


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Avila (Spain), Dec 2 (IANS/EFE) The number of Chinese students studying in Spain has increased from 500 in 2003 to more than 5,500 this year, according to figures provided Thursday ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Eva Longoria shoots film in Dominican Republic


November 30th, 2011 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Santo Domingo, Nov 30 (IANS/EFE) Andy Garcia, Eva Longoria and Forest Whitaker are currently in the Dominican Rebublic to film part of the action/suspense thriller "The Truth", a media report ... Read more...

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