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Cornered by cops, robber in El Salvador kills himself


August 31st, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
San Salvador, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) A man killed himself with a gunshot to the head when he was cornered by police after he and an accomplice robbed passengers on a ... Read more...

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Jamaica defends its anti-doping programme


August 18th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 18 (IANS/CMC) The Jamaica Anti Doping Commission (JADCO) has rejected claims by the former chief of the world anti doping agency (WADA), Dick Pound who suggested that the ... Read more...

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Syrian journalists killed in TV station attack


June 28th, 2012 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, June 28 (IANS/AKI) At least four journalists were killed when armed gunmen blew up the newsroom of a pro-government television station near the Syrian capital.Hours before Wednesday's attack at ... Read more...

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Smith slaps journalist attempting to kiss him


May 20th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 20 (IANS) Actor Will Smith slapped a male reporter who tried to kiss him while walking the red carpet at an event.The reporter from a Ukrainian ... Read more...

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US did not heed warning about Mumbai attack: Headley’s ex-wife (Lead)


April 17th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) As India probes the role of the estranged wife of admitted Pakistani American terrorist David Headley in the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack, she claims she tried ... Read more...

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Tried to prevent Mumbai attacks: Headley’s ex-wife


April 17th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) The estranged wife of admitted Pakistani American terrorist David Coleman Headley claims she tried to prevent the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attack by going to US authorities ... Read more...

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China to have 3D TV channel


December 28th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 28 (IANS) The trial run of China's first 3D TV channel will start Jan 1.The channel will officially start later in January, reported Shanghai Daily.The satellite channel will ... Read more...

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Vienna opens the world’s first school on intimacy


November 30th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vienna, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new school in Austria promises to make people “better lovers” by teaching them how to have sex. The International Sex School in Vienna has become the ... Read more...

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NTC seeks Gaddafi family’s extradition


October 21st, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, Oct 20 (IANS) Libya's National Transitional Council Thursday called for the extradition of former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's family from Algeria, Xinhua reported.The demand was made by Mahmoud Jibril, ... Read more...

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Harry Belafonte falls asleep live on air


October 19th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor and political critic Harry Belafonte fell asleep during a live television interview with a California-based television station. The episode has been uploaded on the Internet and ... Read more...

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TV watching contest to mark Dutch TV’s 60 years


October 1st, 2011 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 30 (IANS) A non-stop TV watching competition is being held in the Netherlands to mark 60 years of Dutch television, the Daily Mail reported.The event that requires participants ... Read more...

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Lawyer, shown on TV in sex scandal, wants apology


September 28th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 28 (IANS) A Beijing lawyer has sought an apology from a television station for erroneously showing his picture and describing him as the man who allegedly kept six ... Read more...

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Ronaldo hopes to end his career at Madrid


September 7th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
MADRID, Sep 7 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo has expressed a desire to stay at Real Madrid for the rest of his career.The former Manchester United striker has only won one ... Read more...

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Teenager shot dead after George Clinton concert


August 1st, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 1 (IANS/EFE) A 16-year-old boy died and three people were wounded on the weekend when gunfire erupted in Cleveland, Ohio, after a concert by funk star George Clinton, ... Read more...

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Not offended for not being invited to wedding: Blair


April 29th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) Former prime minister Tony Blair has said that he was not offended at not being invited to Friday's wedding of Prince William with Kate Middleton.He ... Read more...

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Brit tourist saves 2-yr-old girl in four-story fall at US hotel


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 22 (ANI): An unattended two-year-old girl miraculously survived a terrifying fall from a fourth-floor hotel balcony in the US after landing in the arms of a British tourist."It ... Read more...

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CBI giving final touches to spectrum supplementary chargesheet


April 19th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is giving final touches to a supplementary chargesheet focusing on kickbacks paid to get second generation spectrum and telecom ... Read more...

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Five Russian journalists set free by Libyan rebels


April 9th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) All five Russian journalists abducted Friday by Libyan rebels have been released, Komsomolskaya Pravda and the NTV news channel said on their websites.Two reporters from ... Read more...

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Winfrey shoots in bathtub, sans make-up!


January 1st, 2011 - 5:53 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) TV mogul Oprah Winfrey let the cameras shoot her in the bathtub and sans make-up for the last, 25th season of her chat show, which starts Sunday ... Read more...

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Reporter murdered in Honduras


December 29th, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Dec 29 (IANS/EFE) Radio reporter Henry Suazo was gunned down Tuesday in La Masica, a town on Honduras' Caribbean coast, his employer said.Suazo was shot dead as he was leaving his ... Read more...

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Outrage over non-airing of Tamil news in Malaysia


December 20th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 20 (ANI): Many Indian viewers in Malaysia are disappointed with Bernama TV for failing to air the one-hour daily Tamil news on Friday.They felt cheated when a Malay programme ... Read more...

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Qatar used Al Jazeera to suit foreign policy, claims WikiLeaks expose


December 6th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.6 (ANI): American diplomatic cables leaked by the whistle blowing web site WikiLeaks have claimed that Arabic television news channel al-Jazeera changed its coverage to suit Qatar's foreign policy.US embassy memos ... Read more...

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Madonna’s new gym gets green light to remain open


December 3rd, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 3 (ANI): Singer Madonna's new Hard Candy Fitness gym in Mexico City has been allowed to remain open after proper permits were submitted.The gym almost faced being axed ... Read more...

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Nude Indian dancers’ tale propaganda, say Nepal Police


October 25th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 25 (IANS) Reacting to a Nepali TV channel's reports that hundreds of Indian women had been brought to Nepal to perform obscene dances in the nude, Nepal Police ... Read more...

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Paul Henry resigns after his offending racial rants


October 10th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wellington, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Following his recent racial rants that threatened diplomatic row between India and New Zealand, TVNZ Breakfast host, Paul Henry has resigned.Many believe TVNZ might have been pushed ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Television Reporter Charles Leaf Taken Into Custody For Sexually Assaulting Minor


October 9th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Much acclaimed television reporter Charles Leaf is making headlines for all the wrong reasons lately. The popular journalist was taken into custody on Thursday from his Wyckoff home for ... Read more...

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Complaints flood in following Kiwi anchor’s racial slurs against Indians, Dikshit


October 7th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 7 (ANI): The racial comments made by a New Zealand television station breakfast show host Paul Henry has sparked a record number of complaints to TVNZ and drawn criticism ... Read more...

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Anti impotence pill advertisement causes an uproar in Saudi Arabia


September 8th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Riyadh, Sep 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There has been a public uproar in Saudi Arabia over the content of a male potency drug advert.The advertisement, which is used to promote Snafi, which ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

John Cusack accused of making threats on Twitter


September 1st, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 1 (ANI): Actor John Cusack has been accused of making threats against an American television station during a frustrated outburst on Twitter.Cusack, 44, penned the controversial response after Twitter ... Read more...

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Car bomb explodes outside Mexico TV station


August 28th, 2010 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 28 (IANS) A car bomb exploded in front of a television station in a city in northeastern Mexico, but there were no reports of any casualties. The blast in a ... Read more...

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Dabur faces smear campaign in Nepal


August 27th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 27 (IANS) Indian ayurvedic giant Dabur India's Nepal unit, Dabur Nepal, is under a virulent smear campaign by a section of Nepal's disgruntled media, finally causing the Indian ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Saudi chain removes female cashiers following protests


August 26th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Aug 26 (DPA) One of Saudi Arabia's largest supermarket chains has reversed a decision to employ female cashiers, in a religious dispute which saw the king issue a reprimand Thursday ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Saudi hammers 23 nails into Sri Lankan maid’s body


August 25th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Aug 25 (DPA) A maid from Sri Lanka was being treated in hospital after her employer in Saudi Arabia allegedly hammered 23 nails into her body, Arab News daily reported Wednesday. "I ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Muslim TV stations remove controversial show on Jesus


August 14th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Beirut, Aug.14 (ANI): Two Shiite Muslim television stations in Lebanon have cancelled a controversial programme on Jesus Christ, as they do not want to stir up a sectarian conflict in the country.The ... Read more...

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Hungarian teenager withdraws from virginity auction


August 10th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, August 10 (ANI): A Hungarian teenager, who sold her virginity in an online auction, had to withdraw, as the winning bidder - a British businessman - was asking her to marry ... Read more...

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