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Tag: Thailand

Indians Barred From Entering Thailand From May 1
Indians Barred From Entering Thailand From May 1

Bangkok: Thailand has barred the entry of travellers from India, with the exception of Thai citizens, from May 1. The Thai government on Monday announced 2,048 new infections and eight…

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Thai Mall Gunman Killed By Police

Bangkok: The gunman who killed 25 people in a shooting spree at a shopping mall in Thailand’s Nakhon Ratchasima was killed by the police on Sunday, a senior police official said. The news was confirmed by National Police chief Pol Gen Chakthip Chaijinda, The Nation newspaper reported. The gunman, Jakraphanth Thomma, a junior officer, was […]

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Soldier On Shooting Rampage Kills 12 In Thailand

Bangkok: At least 12 people have been shot dead and many injured by a Thai soldier in Nakhon Ratchasima city, also known as Korat, police said on Saturday. A defence ministry spokesman told BBC that Jakraphanth Thomma, a junior officer, had attacked his commanding officer before stealing a gun and ammunition from a military camp. […]

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Monk succumbs to ‘cuteness bomb’ in this purrrr-fect video!

Monks are known to possess high level of concentration which they apparently acquire through meditation but sometimes a furry little creature is enough to destroy their attention with “cuteness bomb”. In one such instance, a saffron-robed monk had to probably face the most difficult test of his life when a cat crawled into his lap […]

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PM Modi Holds Talks With Leaders Of Three Key Maritime Neighbours Of India

Bangkok: As New Delhi seeks to expand its naval presence in the Indian Ocean region, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held separate bilateral meetings with the top leadership of Indonesia, Thailand and Myanmar, the three strategically-located maritime neighbours of India. The prime minister held the meetings on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit. It […]

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Thailand, Bangladesh Qualify For 2020 Women's T20 WC

London: Thailand and Bangladesh sealed two spots at next years’ ICC Women’s T20 World Cup in Australia by winning their respective semi-finals in the World Cup Qualifiers. In the first semi-final, Bangladesh knocked out Ireland in a low-scoring thriller at Forthill as they chased down the 86-run target with four-wickets in hand and guarantee their […]

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Disabled dog rescues baby boy buried alive by his mother

Bangkok: A disabled dog has become the pride of his village in northeast Thailand by rescuing a baby boy who was buried alive by his teenaged mother. The sniffing and digging of the dog named Ping Pong attracted the attention of farmers to a spot in Ban Nong Kham village in Cham Phuang district earlier […]

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Asian Cup: India overpower Thailand in campaign opener

Abu Dhabi: India thrashed Thailand 4-1 to start their campaign at the 2019 AFC Asian Cup on an emphatic note here on Sunday. This was India’s first victory against Thailand since the Merdeka Cup of 1986. This was also India’s highest victory margin against Thailand. In 1986, India had won 3-1 thanks to a hat-trick […]

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India eye positive start to Asian Cup campaign

Abu Dhabi: India will hope for a positive start to what is expected to be a difficult campaign when they take on Thailand in their first match of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup here on Sunday. Placed at the 97th spot in the FIFA rankings, India are 21 rungs above Thailand. But despite their lower […]

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Storm Pabuk kills 3, forces over 34,000 to evacuate in Thailand

Bangkok: Tropical Storm Pabuk has killed three people and prompted an evacuation of more than 34,000 villagers in southern Thailand, a senior government official said on Saturday. Director General of the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) Chayaphol Thitisak said one fisherman was killed due to the tropical storm in the sea off Pattani […]

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Asiad 2018: India pocket first-ever medal in sepaktakraw

Palembang (Indonesia): India got its first-ever medal in sepaktakraw as it settled for a bronze medal after losing to Thailand in the semi-finals of the men’s team regu event here on Tuesday. India, who had finished second in Group B, lost 0-2 to sepaktakraw powerhouse Thailand in a semi-final to get a podium finish.

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Rescued Thai boys to be ordained in Buddhist ceremony

Bangkok: Most members of the Thai youth football team rescued from a flooded cave will have their heads shaved and don robes to be ordained as novices in a Buddhist ceremony on Tuesday. Their coach will also receive monk’s orders. One of the boys will not join the ceremony as he is a Christian, the […]

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Thai boys trapped in cave located, may remain stuck for months

Bangkok: A Thai soccer team of 12 boys and their coach who went missing more than a week back have been found alive. However, it may take months for them to come out, the country’s army said on Tuesday. They will have to learn to dive or wait months for flooding to recede. The rescue […]

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Thailand to send fruit to space to prepare for future trips

Bangkok: Thailand’s space research agency on Friday announced plans to send the durian fruit which is known for its strong, stinky smell, to space by July, as part of a project to produce Thai food suitable for future space travel. The baked durian will stay in space for five minutes before coming back to Earth, […]

India clubbed with UAE, Thailand and Bahrain in Asian Cup

Dubai: The Indian football team were on Friday clubbed with hosts United Arab Emirates, Thailand and Bahrain in Group A of the AFC Asian Cup, the official draw for which was held at the Armani Hotel Ballroom at the iconic Burj Khalifa here. India captain Sunil Chhetri, Iranian legend Ali Daei, iconic Chinese player Sun […]

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Sushma Swaraj to visit Thailand, Indonesia, Singapore

New Delhi: As India marks 25 years of its partnership with Asean and in keeping with its Act East Policy, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will visit Thailand, Indonesia and Singapore from January 4-8, it was announced on Tuesday. According to a statement issued by the External Affairs Ministry, Sushma Swaraj will visit Thailand on January […]

Make in Odisha: Roadshows in Japan, Thailand from Oct 30

Bhubaneswar: The State government is planning to organise roadshows in Tokyo and Osaka cities of Japan and Bangkok in Thailand from October 30 to attract investment, informed Finance Minister Sashi Bhusan Behera on Wednesday. This road show will showcase the concept of Make in Odisha. As part of the roadshow, an eight-member team led by […]

Indians always on social media during vacation: Survey

New Delhi: Indians top ahead of Thailand and Mexico when it comes to using social media while holidaying, says a survey conducted by Expedia. Indians love to be connected all the time, however, it also means that they do not disconnect from work much. Indians are globally most anxious on not being able to access […]

Fossil of Thailand's biggest ever dinosaur found

Bangkok: A fossil of a dinosaur, believed to be the biggest ever found in Thailand, has been discovered in the country’s northeastern region, said a senior government official on Thursday. More than 20 pieces of the fossil of the herbivorous dinosaur have been discovered, after one piece was discovered by a villager last year in […]

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Ex-Thai PM seeking asylum in UK: Source

Bangkok: Thailand’s former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra was currently in London and seeking political asylum in the UK, an informed source from her Pheu Thai Party has confirmed. Thailand’s Supreme Court convicted Yingluck on Wednesday of dereliction of duty over a controversial rice subsidy programme and sentenced her to five years in prison. The scheme […]

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Mahima Mishra to remain behind bars despite HC breather

Cuttack: Even as the Orissa High Court granted conditional bail to industrialist Mahima Mishra today in connection with the murder of Seaways Shipping General Manager Mahendra Swain, he will be remaining in jail as hearing on his bail plea in Cuttack Press Chhak bomb blast is reserved for tomorrow. While granting bail in Mahendra Swain […]

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Thailand expects to host 12 lakh tourists from India in 2017

Mumbai:  Thailand, the South Asian country mainly known for its tropical beaches and cuisine, is eyeing 12 lakh travellers from India this year. “We hosted 11.8 lakh tourists from India in 2016. This year looks promising and we are expecting to host 12 lakh travellers from India,” Tourism Authority of Thailand’s (TAT) Deputy Governor for […]

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International conclave poised to give exposure to Odisha’s Buddhist treasure

Bhubaneswar: The famous archaeological sites in Lalitgiri-Udaygiri-Ratnagiri in Odisha’s Jajpur district would be abuzz with intellectual discourses during a three-day International Buddhist Conclave scheduled to begin on April 10. “Hundreds of Buddhist scholars and researchers will attend the global meet. The event of this nature will provide much needed international exposure to Buddhist treasures spread […]

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Planning a honeymoon trip

By Dillip Pradhan Bhubanswar: Marriages are made in heaven, and when it comes to time for honeymoon, the newly-wed couples prefer places which, according to them, should not be any less than heaven. With many factors contributing to richer options for honeymoon destinations these days, places like Kerala and Goa which remained the most sought-after […]

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Seaways GM murder: Mahima Mishra, aide held in Bangkok, to be deported to India today

Bhubaneswar: Mahimananda Mishra, the mastermind of the murder of General Manager of Seaways Shipping and Logistics Limited (SSLL) Mahendra Swain, was detained by Thailand police at Bangkok Immigration Centre after two months on the run since registration of the case. Mishra’s close aide and the key conspirator of the crime Basant Bal was also held […]

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