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Usain Bolt to visit New Zealand


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Sep 11 (IANS/CMC) World and Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt will visit New Zealand next month through his association with a sports drink.Hot on the heels of his stunning Olympics ... Read more...

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London Tube stations get WiFi access


July 4th, 2012 - 7:58 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) More than 40 underground stations in London have been provided with WiFi access for the first time.Launched four weeks ago by Virgin Media, the service ... Read more...

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Former TV executive named mayor of Olympic Village


May 29th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) Charles Allen, a former television executive, has been appointed "Mayor" of the London 2012 Olympic Village.Allen will act as a figurehead, welcoming and hosting dignitaries and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Soon, download high-quality movie in 1 min


April 21st, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 21 (ANI): Virgin Media, telecom and cable giant, has said that it will test the world's fastest broadband as demand grows for lightning-quick internet connections.The company said it planned to ... Read more...

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‘The X Factor’ rocked by betting scam


April 8th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 8 (ANI): 'The X Factor' is under investigation after the Gambling Commission found a betting ring inside Virgin Media.Staff used insider information to win thousands on the public vote for ... Read more...

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How natural disasters, political unrest affect Internet usage


April 5th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 5 (ANI): A study on natural disasters and political unrest has provided unique insight into the effects they have on the Internet.Researchers at Northwestern University analysed data from the recent ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Katie Price Delaying Break Up Decision For TV Show!


January 15th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There seems to be a section of celebrities who hog attention of the media and the mass more because of their bizarre activities than their work. ... Read more...

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Katie Price delaying her divorce decision for TV show


January 14th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Katie Price is keeping Alex Reid on his toes by delaying her divorce decision for her TV show. She wants to create a sensation in the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Move to block Internet pornography at source from entering Brit homes


December 20th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 20 (ANI): The British government has called a meeting with the country's biggest broadband providers in a bid to curb Internet pornography from entering the homes of people with children.Ed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IBM to acquire Netezza for $1.7 billion


September 20th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by BNO News
ARMONK, NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- IBM and Netezza Corporation on Monday announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for IBM to acquire Netezza for approximately $1.7 billion.Netezza, a publicly held ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Kate Winslet’s new lover says he’s ‘happy’ with her


September 1st, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 01 (ANI): Kate Winslet's new boyfriend model Louis Dowler has confessed that he is happy with the Oscar-winning actress.Dowler began dating the actress in June following her split from estranged ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rupert Grint refuses to get naked on stage


August 23rd, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 23 (ANI): Rupert Grint has vowed never to bare it all on stage.In what looks like a put down to Daniel Radcliffe, his fellow Harry Potter actor, Grint has said ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Katie Price to launch modelling agency


July 31st, 2010 - 1:56 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Glamour model Katie Price a.k.a. Jordan is planning to launch her own modelling agency. The 32-year-old reality TV star has revealed she wants to help young girls to make ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Texting time for English soccer fans in South Africa


June 1st, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 1 (IANS) English fans planning a trip to South Africa for the soccer world cup have received a warning - not against hooliganism, but about their mobile bills. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

1 in 4 Brit PC owners believes in ‘use and throw’!


April 15th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15(ANI): A new survey has found that a quarter of computer owners in Britain prefer to buy a new system instead of fixing problems in the existing one.Also, the Virgin ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Energy saving light bulbs can cause interference with TV sets


April 12th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 12 (ANI): Energy saving light bulbs can interfere with televisions, making them randomly change channel and switch on and off, confessed a leading manufacturer.Philips Electronics have confirmed that the problem ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Peter Andre beats Jordan to land Celebrity Of The Year title


December 23rd, 2009 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 23 (ANI): Peter Andre has pipped former wife Jordan a.k.a Katie Price to bag the hero of 2009 title in a survey.The Aussie singer beat fellow divorcee Jo Wood, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Brits feel relaxed only when connected to Internet


October 13th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that British people feel happy and relaxed only when they are connected to Internet.The obsession with online social networking sites like Facebook ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Broadcaster defends decision to show England-Ukraine match on web


October 6th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.6 (ANI): Sports rights agency Kentaro, which has a long-term deal with the Ukranian FA to market rights, has defended its decision to show England-Ukraine World Cup qualifier in Ukraine only ... Read more...

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Myleene Klass, Charlotte Church on taking kids to festivals


August 24th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 24 (ANI): Brit actress Myleene Klass and Welsh singer Charlotte Church have both aired their views on taking their kids to festivals.Klass, 31, a classical pianist and a reporter for ... Read more...

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Branson’s publicity stunt in Sydney riles Australians ahead of Ashes


July 10th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 10 (ANI): A publicity stunt that saw a 100-foot image of Virgin Group boss Sir Richard Branson's face beamed on to Sydney Harbour Bridge has riled Australians.According to The ... Read more...

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Limewire Illegal- Evoking curiosity and awareness


June 20th, 2009 - 3:37 am ICT by GD
From the time Internet came people have got into the habit of sharing every information, be it their biographies or pictures or even for that matter song collection. The person who ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Halliwell’s dream to come true


April 21st, 2009 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 21 (IANS) Former Spice Girls singer Geri Halliwell's dream of making movies will come true with the help of Virgin Media. Halliwell said she wanted to give up music ... Read more...

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Gemma Arterton does an Elizabeth Taylor


April 7th, 2009 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 7 (ANI): Bond Girl Gemma Arterton recreated legendary actress Elizabeth Taylor's look when she posed as Maggie 'the cat' Pollitt.The 23-year-old actress recreated Taylor's iconic image from the 1958 classic ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jacqui Smith’s hubby was watching ‘Raw Meats 3′


April 1st, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 1 (ANI): British Home Secretary Jacqui Smith's husband Richard Timney reportedly watched a porn movie called 'Raw Meats 3', while she was away.The 46-year-old used Virgin Media's pay-per-view ... Read more...

Posted in World |

UK Home Secretary’s hubby watches taxpayer paid `Blue’ movies


March 29th, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.29 (ANI): The relationship between UK Home Secretary Jacqui Smith and her husband Richard Timney is said to be passing through a very difficult phase following revelations that he has been ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jade Goody may die on reality television show


February 15th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) British reality TV star Jade Goody says she may allow her death to be filmed for a reality show."I've lived my whole adult life talking about my life. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Amy Winehouse voted Loser Of The Year


January 19th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 19 (ANI): British singer Amy Winehouse has been crowned Loser Of The Year for the second time.The 25-year-old singer won the accolade at the Virgin Media Music Awards 2008, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Key milestones in India’s telecom industry in 2008 (To go with Yearender 14)


December 27th, 2008 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Following are key milestones and timeline of developments in India's telecom sector in 2008, when the country's network emerged as the second largest in the world after China's, displacing that of the ... Read more...

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Indian chef creates Worlds Hottest Curry!


July 10th, 2008 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 10 (ANI): An Indian chef has created Bollywood Burner the hottest curry in the world which contains the Dorset Naga, a chilli that is 100 times hotter than a ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Indian chef in London creates ‘world’s hottest curry’


July 10th, 2008 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) Vivek Singh, a London-based Indian chef, has created a dish that he says is the world's hottest curry. It is so hot it comes with a health warning. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Four Weddings and a Funeral voted Best British Movie of all time


June 30th, 2008 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Hit comedy Four Weddings and a Funeral has been voted the Best British Movie in an Internet poll.The 1994 film narrowly vanquished Monty Python's Life of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Virgin Mobile launches youth-focused services in India


March 2nd, 2008 - 9:48 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Virgin Mobile, part of British communications group Virgin Media, Sunday launched youth-oriented mobile services in India through telecom operator Tata Teleservices Ltd (TTL). The deal brings a tie-up ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Five technologies that may become a big hit in 2008


January 2nd, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by admin
London, January 2 (ANI): Technology enthusiasts may get to see five major developments this year, according to a forecast made on the BBC News website.The website says that 2008 will see ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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