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Cyrus launches design contest


September 10th, 2012 - 7:19 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 10 (IANS) Pop sensation Miley Cyrus has invited aspiring artists and fashion designers to send their ideas to her official website and get them made into ... Read more...

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Dogshaming is the latest trend for bad dog owners


August 27th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dogshaming is becoming one of the most searched terms on the Internet. It is also becoming a trend for most dog owners. This is when owners ... Read more...

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‘Gay marriage worst threat in 500 years’


June 13th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) The British government's plan to introduce same-sex marriage is one of the most serious threats to the Church of England in its 500-year history, the clergy ... Read more...

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Gaga launches poster contest


March 30th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga wants budding young artists to create posters on the theme of bravery for her newly launched charity, Born This Way Foundation, which aims ... Read more...

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UAE short films to participate in Cannes 2012


March 16th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 15 (IANS/WAM) Short films produced in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will participate in the 2012 Cannes Film Festival, an official said.The Abu Dhabi Film Commission Thursday ... Read more...

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Dubai to host 5th Gulf film fest


January 5th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 4 (IANS/WAM) Dubai will host the 5th edition of the Gulf Film Festival April 10-16.Films from the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, Yemen and Iraq will ... Read more...

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Amitav Ghosh, Sunil Gangopadhyay shortlisted for Hindu prize


September 26th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Seven writers, including Amitav Ghosh, Sunil Gangopadhyay and U.R. Ananthamurthy, are in the fray for the Hindu Best Fiction Award 2011, the Chennai-based newspaper group ... Read more...

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Poor: Match referee Chris Broad on Galle pitch


September 5th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 5 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday announced that the pitch for the Galle Test between Sri Lanka and Australia has been rated as poor by match ... Read more...

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DDCA sports committee restrained from functioning


May 13th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Senior Civil Judge Ajay Goel Friday restrained the sports committee of the Delhi and District Cricket Association (DDCA) from functioning and asked the state association's ... Read more...

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NZ teacher deregistered for posing naked for Penthouse mag


May 4th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 4 (ANI): A former New Zealand teacher has been deregistered for posing nude for pornographic magazine Penthouse's Australia and New Zealand editions.When Rachel Whitwell, 29, was photographed naked draped over ... Read more...

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Oz teacher banned for telling female student she would be ’spicy in bed’


April 29th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 29 (ANI): A teacher in Australia has been barred from reapplying to teach for three years after he told a student he thought she would be "fiery and spicy in ... Read more...

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CAS registers appeals of tainted Pak trio against ICC tribunal ban on fixing charges


March 2nd, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
Lausanne, Mar 2(ANI): The appeals of the disgraced Pakistani trio against the International Cricket Council (ICC) Anti-Corruption Tribunal's decision to ban them on spot-fixing charges have been registered in the International Court ... Read more...

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Spot-fixing case: Beloff outlines tribunal’s hearing procedure against tainted trio


January 7th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Jan 7(ANI): Anti-Corruption Tribunal Chairman Michael Beloff, QC, has outlined the procedure that would be adopted at the full hearing of the spot fixing case, scheduled to take place from 6 ... Read more...

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Platini to remain UEFA President until 2015


December 24th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24(ANI): Former France midfielder Michel Platini is set to be re-elected as UEFA President for another four years after being confirmed as the only candidate in next year's election.According to ... Read more...

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Amazon.com launches movie studio


November 17th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Seattle, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amazon.com wants to expand their horizons beyond the book industry and they have set their sights on the movie industry now. In a collaboration with Warner ... Read more...

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Shah’s court appearance deferred due to hospitalisation


September 3rd, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 3 (IANS) Gujarat's former minister of state for home Amit Shah, the prime accused in the Sohrabudin Sheikh staged shoot-out case, did not appear before the court Friday through video-conferencing ... Read more...

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AOL Study Find Many Teens Ready To Unfriend Their Parents On Facebook


August 30th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 30, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Accepting your parents especially mothers as friends on Facebook has embarrassed many teens. They find the innocuous comments and nagging chats by their ... Read more...

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Decision on reinstating Hyundai workers deferred again


August 26th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 26 (IANS) A decision on reinstating 35 dismissed workers of Hyundai Motor India was further postponed to Sept 3 as one of the labour commission official did not turn up ... Read more...

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Shah to appear before court through video-conferencing


August 20th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 20 (IANS) A designated CBI court Friday granted the plea of former Gujarat minister Amit Shah, a prime accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh staged shootout case, to appear before it ... Read more...

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Malaysian court rejects minister’s defamation application against Tamil newspaper


August 19th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 19(ANI): A Malaysian court has rejected Human Resources Minister Dr. S. Subramaniam's application to stop a Tamil newspaper from continuing to publish articles which he claimed were defamatory.Subramaniam had ... Read more...

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Decision deferred on Hyundai workers dispute


August 18th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) A decision on reinstating 35 dismissed workers of Hyundai Motor India was further postponed to Aug 26 Wednesday as one of the labour commission official did not turn ... Read more...

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Framing of issues in Fernandes’ custody battle Sep 23


August 16th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday fixed Sep 23 for framing of issues on the custody battle going on between the brothers of the former defence minister George ... Read more...

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Foreigners’ deportation: Court seeks written submissions


July 12th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 12 (IANS) Terming the deportation of foreign nationals a matter of national interest, the Gujarat High Court Monday sought written submissions of all parties on a public suit related to ... Read more...

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High Court allows lawyer to argue case in Hindi


April 9th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday allowed a lawyer to argue his case in Hindi, giving the official English language the go-by. Advocate Das Goninder Singh filed an application ... Read more...

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Court frees two plane-spotting Britons


March 6th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) A city court Friday freed two plane-spotting British nationals who were accused of recording conversations between pilots and the Air Traffic Control here. After admitting their guilt in ... Read more...

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Carly Simon launches You’re So Vain video contest for fans


February 17th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 17 (ANI): Fans of singer Carly Simon have been offered the chance to create the first ever video for her song You're So Vain in a talent competition.The renowned songwriter ... Read more...

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‘Dr. Death’ Jayant Patel’s trial to take less than 12 weeks


January 12th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 12 (ANI): The Australian Supreme Court was informed that the trial of Indian origin doctor Jayant Patel should take less than the projected 12 weeks, which meant the trial should ... Read more...

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Parents battle nursery admission blues


December 26th, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Cutting short vacations, filling in niggling details on heaps of admission forms, or sitting at the computer for hours - the capital's nursery admission process has left ... Read more...

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Copenhagen outcome good but not adequate: Pachauri


December 23rd, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The Copenhagen Accord was a good outcome but not adequate to fight climate change, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change chief R.K. Pachauri said Wednesday. "We expected much ... Read more...

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Robin Hood 702: Sherwood Forest Folklore Hero Reincarnated


December 19th, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gambling is generally not associated with any noble cause. However, a mysterious man who prefers to call him Robin Hood 702 has proven that even gambling can ... Read more...

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Audit firm approaches court in Satyam scam case


November 4th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) PricewaterhouseCoopers, the city-based audit firm Wednesday approached the Delhi High Court seeking quashing of proceedings initiated by the government following the Rs.78,000-crore Satyam scam. Appearing for the ... Read more...

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The Simpsons’ contest allows winner to create character


October 17th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): If you think you've the creativity and humor to create a character as funny as Bart, Lisa or Homer, then enter "The Simpsons" brand-new contest.To continue The ... Read more...

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Court raps lawyer for giving wrong undertakings


September 12th, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Worried about the sanctity of statements made in court, the Delhi High Court has rapped a lawyer for giving wrong undertakings to delay proceedings, and slapped a ... Read more...

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People can leave relief camps after rebels identified: Sri Lanka


August 11th, 2009 - 4:05 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 11 (Xinhua) The Sri Lankan government has said the displaced people living at the relief camps in the country's north would be allowed to leave only when the members of ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha’s budget session in numbers


August 7th, 2009 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The first, month-long budget session of the 15th Lok Sabha concluded Friday. Here are some statistics on the business transacted between July 2 and Aug 7: -- ... Read more...

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