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Sahara enters FMCG retail biz on I-day


August 13th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Conglomerate Sahara India will enter the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) retail business on Independence Day launching a chain of shops of packaged food and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Flesh-eating bacteria victim Aimee Copeland speaks for first time since her hospitalization


May 30th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Georgia, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Aimee Copeland, the young woman whose left leg, right foot and both hands had to be amputated because of the effects of a flesh eating bacteria, spoke ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

US woman’s hands, legs consumed by flesh-eating bacteria


May 20th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Both hands and the remaining foot of a 24-year-old American woman had to be amputated after they were infected by a flesh-eating bacterial infection called Necrotizing ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Food prices rise on costlier oil: World Bank


April 26th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 26 (IANS) Global food prices rose by eight percent in the first three months of 2012 due to higher oil prices, adverse weather and strong demand in Asia, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Barbie Apparel’s first couture range for girls (With image)


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Barbie Apparel Tuesday announced the launch its first couture party collection for girls aged 2-12 years in India. The line includes summer fashion staples as well ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Drought reduces Mexico’s agricultural production


February 14th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 14 (IANS/EFE) The severe drought affecting 22 of Mexico's 32 states has caused a 40 percent drop in agricultural production, opening the way for food shortages over ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Carrie Underwood wore a Gomez-Gracia gown at the Grammy Awards


February 13th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Carrie Underwood stepped onto the red carpet elegantly during the 54th Grammy Awards in Staples Los Angeles. The singer attended the event wearing a dress ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

H&M defends ‘Girl with Dragon Tattoo’ fashion line


December 15th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) H&M’s Girl with Dragon Tattoo collection has been accused of glamorizing rape. British blogger and journalist Natalie Karneef spoke about the clothing line on her recent blog ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Rhodes vs Sheamus for the Intercontinental Championship


October 1st, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cody Rhodes made his way to the ring last night on 'WWE Friday Night Smackdown' to meet his opponent. Sheamus, for a Intercontinental Title match. Rhodes began to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

WWE Raw: Want Some Cheese With That Whine?


September 27th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night's episode of 'Monday Night Raw Supershow' was live from Kansas City, Missouri. Booker T was filling in for the injured Jerry “The King” Lawler. As the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistanis hungry as steep hike in food prices


September 12th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 12 (IANS) Food prices have shot up in Pakistan by a whopping 74 percent in past three years, leading to an increase in hunger in the country, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pattinson plans clothing line


August 15th, 2011 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 15 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson is planning to launch his own clothing line, according to his "Twilight" co-star Kellan Lutz."Rob and I were talking about doing clothing ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ex-Wipro executive Paranjpe to head US energy firm


May 26th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 26 (IANS) Former Wipro joint chief executive Girish S. Paranjpe has been named the managing director of US-based Bloom Energy International, the energy firm said Thursday."Paranjpe, who will ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Indian doctors give 250 kg Tanzanian new lease of life


May 6th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) For Stelios Tsihlas, 44, life was restricted to a specially-made battery operated wheelchair as that was the Tanzanian businessman's only way to move around. He ... Read more...

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US man, who bit police dog, sues cops for violating his rights


April 16th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 16 (ANI): A man in the US, who bit a police dog as it apprehended him for a burglary, is suing two Arizona cities for violating his civil rights and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Christina Hendricks sparks sales of clothes that give hourglass silhouette


February 25th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Actress Christina Hendricks has sparked an increase in the sales of clothes that give an hourglass silhouette with her curvy figure.Hendricks, 35, has been topping best-dressed lists at ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jessica Simpson’s fiance puts her on diet


February 16th, 2011 - 5:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (IANS) Singer Jessica Simpson's fiance Eric Johnson wants her to lose weight and has put her on diet. Simpson is rapidly approaching the 150-pound mark because of her love ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mexico’s central bank raises growth forecast


February 10th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 10 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's central bank has announced it has revised upward its forecast for economic growth this year, from a range of 3.2 percent to 4.2 percent to one ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Al Qaeda wants to train protesters’ children in Tunisia


January 16th, 2011 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 16 (IANS/AKI) The North African wing of Al Qaeda has released an audio tape, expressing support for the anti-government protesters in Tunisia and urging them to send their children to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cyber Monday 2010 Deals Attract Customers


November 25th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) While some people wait all the year for the Black Friday sales there are some others who do not fret over the opportunity they miss in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Countless Mesmerizing ‘Black Friday 2010′ Offers Already Enunciated


November 19th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 19, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The phrase, ‘Black Friday’, has roots that travel back to 1966 and is associated with the sales in the immediate aftermath of Thanksgiving in America. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Britain’s fattest man has weight reduction op in India


November 13th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): Britain's fattest man, who weighed 50-stone, has undergone surgery in India after doctors in the UK told him that he was too fat for the operation to be ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Woman Attacks 2 in Dallas With High Heeled Shoe


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:18 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A woman brandishing a high heel shoe, and a partner allegedly attacked another woman in the Old East Dallas area, possibly disfiguring her face, before moving on to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Canadian woman survives being cut in half to beat ‘untreatable’ bone cancer


September 23rd, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 23 (ANI): A mother of two in Canada has become the first person to survive being cut in half after she was diagnosed with an "untreatable" form of bone cancer.Janis ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen sues Google, Apple, nine others for web patent breach


August 28th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 28 (ANI): The co-founder of Microsoft, billionaire Paul Allen, has sued 11 major web-based companies, including Apple, Google, Facebook, Yahoo, YouTube and eBay, alleging that they infringed on internet ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Microsoft co-founder sues 11 companies


August 28th, 2010 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 28 (IANS) A company owned by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has filed a complaint in a US court against 11 companies, accusing them of patent infringement. The Interval Licensing ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

First weight loss surgery where excess stomach was removed via mouth


August 10th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 10 (ANI): In the first of its kind surgery in US, excess stomach has been removed through the mouth rather than a large open incision.Surgeons at the University of California, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kellogg’s Recalls Its Cereals Following A Packaging Issue


June 29th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Kellogg’s has been an integral part of breakfast for many families since the last few years. The brand has always maintained its ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

England football fan asked to pull down flag over communal harmony fears!


May 21st, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21(ANI): An England football fan in Southampton has been left fuming after being told by a warden to remove England flags from outside his flat over safety reasons, and that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

6 out of 10 of British meals have foreign origin


May 19th, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): Six out of 10 meals prepared in British homes are inspired by some foreign cuisine, suggests a new research.According to the study for Cauldron Foods, the vegetarian food ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Queens, NY man assaults and robs 81-year-old’s vehicle


April 15th, 2010 - 1:10 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – A New York man violently mugged an 81-year-old man, stealing his car, prosecutors said Wednesday.Jesus Fernandez, 23, from Long Island City section of Queens, New York, followed ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘Smart’ insulin molecule discovered


April 13th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13 (ANI): Previous studies have shown that obesity and excess insulin - whether naturally produced by the body or injected in synthetic form - are linked to an increased incidence ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lightning-like electricity makes mushrooms multiply


April 11th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 11 (ANI): When exposed to lightning-like electricity, mushrooms start multiplying, according to an ongoing research.For decades, farmers in Japan have welcomed storms over their fields, as they believe that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Parker, AZ man sentenced for attacking girlfriend, fracturing her face


March 30th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by BNO News
PHOENIX, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) – An Arizona man was sentenced for violently attacking his girlfriend, which caused facial fractures, prosecutors said Tuesday.Calvin Bryan Evanston, 53, of Parker, Arizona, and a member of ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Jennifer Love Hewitt loves stationery


March 26th, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Love Hewitt has a weakness for stationery stores. Hewitt, who recently split from Jamie Kennedy after a year together, says her idea of a great ... Read more...

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