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Jewellers in catch-22 situation


Rome/ Mumbai: Indian jewellers, long spoiled by access to the world’s largest group of gold consumers, must seek expansion overseas after the authorities tied gold imports to exports. But the path wi

Thai PM faces no confidence motion

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Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra on Sunday faced a no-confidence debate launched by her opponents in parliament, a day after political protests turned violent in Bangkok.

But the motions, whic

Imported fish kicks off scare

Fish these days comes to us from far. Several big hotels, restaurants and eateries in the state use fish imported from Thailand and Vietnam – and poor quality ones at that.

With looks and taste simil

Thai man nabbed with 16 tiger cubs in truck

A Thai man has been arrested with 16 tiger cubs in his pick-up truck while driving near the kingdom's border with Laos, police said on Saturday.

The 52-year-old was arrested Friday afternoon in Khon

Thai court issues arrest warrant against Thaksin

Thailand's Supreme Court today issued an arrest warrant for ousted premier Thaksin Shinawatra, in the latest abuse of power charges brought against the controversial tycoon.

Thai man was raising 6 tigers on rooftop


A Thai man has been arrested and accused of illegally raising six tigers on top of an apartment building on Bangkok's outskirts after police busted a larger tiger-trafficking ring in the country.


Four dead in fire at Thai tourist nightclub


A fire ripped through a nightclub popular with foreign tourists on the Thai resort island of Phuket early on Friday, leaving at least four people dead and more than 20 others injured, officials said.

Sex, drugs, stigma put Thai transsexuals at HIV risk


From a cafe near the go-go bars of a Bangkok red light district where she campaigns for safe sex, Gigi gives an unvarnished view of how she joined Thailand's growing ranks of transgender people with H

Two killed in Thai south as Ramadan starts


Two civilians were killed and four wounded in bomb and shooting attacks in southern Thailand, a military spokesman said on Friday, as the region marked the start of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

Thailand artist sparks outrage by painting on canvas using bare breasts

A contestant auditioning for the popular 'Thailand's Got Talent' show shocked judges, after she doused her breasts with paint and used them to paint a canvas.

Duangjai Jansauoni appeared on the Thai

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I want to begin with a little story that was told to me by a leading executive at Aptech. He was exercising in a gym with a lot of younger people.

Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.