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04-Jun-2019 Bangkok

I always enjoy doing my own stunts in films: Akshay

Actor Akshay Kumar, known for doing his own stunts, says shooting bike stunts on the streets of Bangkok for Rohit Shettys "Sooryavanshi" was extra special."I always have a lot of fun doing my own stunts. Rohit is anyway a class apart when it comes to action...

26-Apr-2019 Bangkok

Amit Panghal wins gold at Asian Boxing Championships

Asian Games champion Amit Panghal (52 kg) gave India its first gold medal at the ongoing Asian Boxing Championships here on Friday.Panghal, who had won the Asian Games gold medal last year, defeated Korea's Kim Inkyu in a unanimous decision, thereby clinching...

10-Apr-2019 Bangkok

Samsung Galaxy A80 with rotating camera launched

Heating up the race to bring innovative smartphones, South Korean tech major Samsung launched here on Wednesday the Galaxy A80 with a rotating triple camera system and a full-screen display.While an official confirmation on India availability and price of the...

23-Jun-2018 Bangkok

Happy with roles I am doing : Nushrat Bharucha

Having done films of the same genre back-to-back with “Pyaar Ka Punchnama” and “Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety”, actress Nushrat Bharucha has no fear of getting boxed in a category and says she is happy with the roles she is doing.With mostly light hearted films to...

23-Jun-2018 Bangkok

No need to be ashamed of seeking pleasure : Anurag Kashyap

Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap says there is no need to be ashamed of seeking pleasure or self gratification.Kashyap has directed a story in the anthology "Lust Stories" which delves upon love and lust.The web-movie has garnered great response and the director says...

23-Jun-2018 Bangkok

There's no fun without any risk : Anil Kapoor

Actor Anil Kapoor, all set to work with a new director Atul Manjrekar for "Fanne Khan", says sometimes, it is better to take risks.Asked if he finds it risky to work with new talents, Anil told IANS at the IIFA Rocks green carpet: "There is no fun in life...

23-Jun-2018 Bangkok

Villains now treated with dignity in Hindi films : Gulshan Grover

Actor Gulshan Grover, who is fondly known as the "bad man" in Bollywood, says with mainstream heroes taking up negative characters, roles of villains in Bollywood is now treated with dignity.Asked how he feels about mainstream actors not having any apprehensions...

22-Jun-2018 Bangkok

Excited to share work space with Sanjay Dutt : Kriti Sanon

After working in films like "Heropanti", "Dilwale", "Raabta" and "Bareilly Ki Barfi", actress Kriti Sanon says she is ecstatic to share work space with actor Sanjay Dutt in the upcoming historical period drama "Panipat".Kriti, without revealing much about...

22-Jun-2018 Bangkok

If you can't reuse talent, refuse it : Karan Johar

Filmmaker Karan Johar says if you cant reuse a talent, one must refuse it.At a press conference for the 19th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards here on Friday, Karan commented while talking about the environmental initiative...

22-Mar-2018 Bangkok

18 killed in Thailand bus crash

At least 18 people died and 32 were injured in a bus crash in northeastern Thailand, officials said on Thursday.The accident occurred on Wednesday night on a bend with a steep slope in the district of Wang Nam Khieo, Nakhon Ratchasima province, a spokesperson...

10-Mar-2018 Bangkok

2 killed as small plane crashes in Thailand

A light aircraft crashlanded in Thailand's Phuket island, killing two people and seriously injuring two others on Saturday, police said.The trainer aircraft of Siam Aviation Association crashlanded in a rubber plantation in Thalang district of the resort...

22-Jan-2018 Bangkok

3 killed in Thailand market bombing

At least three people were killed and another 18 wounded in a bomb explosion at a market in Thailand on Monday, an official said.The bomb was planted on a motorcycle parked in Pimolchai market in Yala, capital of the province of the same name, a police...

04-Jan-2018 Bangkok

Sushma Swaraj, Thai FM discuss bilateral issues

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Thursday held a meeting with Thai Minister of Foreign Affairs Don Pramudwinai and discussed a range of bilateral issues.In a tweet, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said: "Keeping up with the growing...

04-Jan-2018 Bangkok

Sushma Swaraj arrives in Thailand

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrived here on Thursday on the first leg of a three-nation tour that will also take her to Indonesia and Singapore.External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted that the Minister got a "warm welcome" in...

04-Jun-2017 Bangkok

Shuttler B. Sai Praneeth clinches title at Thailand Open

Third seeded Indian shuttler B. Sai Praneeth defeated Indonesian fourth seed Jonatan Christie in the final to capture the men's singles title in the $1,20,000 Thailand Open Grand Prix badminton championships here on Sunday.Praneeth lost the first game 17-21...

02-Jun-2017 Bangkok

Shuttlers Saina Nehwal, B. Sai Praneeth reach Thailand Open semis

Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and B. Sai Praneeth stormed into the semi-finals of the $1,20,000 Thailand Open Grand Prix badminton tournament with contrasting wins in the women's and men's singles quarter-finals, respectively, here on Friday.London Olympics...

02-Apr-2017 Bangkok

Being a night owl may up your risk of depression

If you are diabetic and prefer to go to bed late, you may be at an increased risk of developing depression, researchers say.According to a study, people with Type 2 diabetes who are "night owls" and prefer the evening for activity report having more symptoms...

02-Feb-2017 Bangkok

Malaria superbug lineage spreading fast in Asia : Study

A lineage of multidrug resistant P. falciparum malaria superbugs has widely spread and is now established in parts of Thailand, Laos and Cambodia, a study has warned.Noting that the further spread of these multidrug resistant parasites through India to...

12-Jan-2017 Bangkok

36 killed in Thailand floods

Thirty-six people have died and one was reported missing in floods caused by torrential rains in southern Thailand, officials said on Thursday.According to the latest report by the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, the floods have affected some...

07-Jan-2017 Bangkok

11 killed in Thailand floods

At least 11 people were killed and one reported missing while thousands have been affected by heavy floods in Thailand, officials said on Saturday.After days of heavy rain, the central government has sent military units to help regional authorities provide...

31-Dec-2016 Bangkok

Over 100 deaths from road accidents in two days in Thailand

Thailand recorded over 100 deaths and more than 1,000 injuries due to road accidents in the first two days of New Year holidays, Road Safety Centre said on Saturday.A total of 1,204 road accidents on Thursday and Friday claimed 113 lives, resulting in 1,299 injuries,...

10-Oct-2016 Bangkok

Prosperity not possible until terrorism ends : V. K. Singh

Union Minister of State for External Affairs V. K. Singh on Monday said that the resolve to create a peaceful and prosperous community will fail unless all partners cooperate with each other to end the menace of terrorism.Singh was speaking at the second Summit...

23-Sep-2016 Bangkok

Three policemen killed in Thailand blast

Three policemen were killed and two others injured on Friday in a bomb blast in southern Thailand, officials said.The bomb was hidden along a road in Purong district in Yala province, and was detonated when a van carrying the policemen was passing by, a senior...

18-Sep-2016 Bangkok

13 killed in Thailand ship capsize

At least 13 persons died, 30 others were injured and dozens were reported missing when a ship carrying about 100 people capsized in Chao Phraya river in Thailand's Ayutthaya city on Sunday, media reported.Authorities said they were using a crane to lift...

06-Sep-2016 Bangkok

Two killed in bomb blast in southern Thailand

Two people died on Tuesday after a bomb went off outside a Thai elementary school in Tak Bai, southern Narathiwat province of Thailand, the police confirmed to Efe.A father and his five-year-old daughter were killed when a motorcycle exploded at a time parents...

12-Aug-2016 Bangkok

Four persons killed, two detained in Thailand bombings

At least four persons were killed and 15 injured as multiple explosions struck Thai tourist towns on Friday. Police have detained two suspects for being involved in the blasts.A string of explosions occurred as Thailand celebrated the Queen's birthday,...

12-Aug-2016 Bangkok

Four killed as multiple explosions strike Thai tourist towns

At least four people were killed and 15 others injured as multiple explosions struck Thai tourist towns, police said on Friday.Two were killed on Thursday - one in the town of Hua Hin, one in Trang province and two others died in the second wave of attacks...

06-Aug-2016 Bangkok

Pokemon Go launched in 15 Asia-Pacific nations

The highly anticipated augmented reality game Pokemon Go finally launched in Thailand on Saturday, along with 14 other countries in the Asia-Pacific."Gamers in 15 new countries and regions across Asia and Oceania can now officially download Pokemon Go from...

01-Jun-2016 Bangkok

40 cubs found dead in Thai tiger temple

Thai authorities on Wednesday discovered 40 dead tiger cubs in a controversial temple that uses the big cats to attract tourists.The cubs, according to images released by online portal Khao Sod, appear to have died recently and were discovered by the Department...

23-May-2016 Bangkok

Thailand dormitory fire kills 17 schoolgirls

A schoolgirl boarding-house in northern Thailand's Chiang Rai was burnt down late Sunday, killing 17 girls, injuring five others while two girls were missing, a local newspaper quoted police as reporting on Monday.According to the Nation newspaper, the...

16-May-2016 Bangkok

The 'Khao Galli' of Thailand

Thailand's capital Bangkok is famous the world over for its unique street food.However, there is one place for food a new visitor may not be aware of that is worth checking out.Like the “khao gallis” in various Indian cities, there is C-shaped path on the side...

04-May-2016 Bangkok

'Charcoal' cheers up Indianness in Bangkok

A 'Spice Library' with traditional condiments from all corners of India, Mumbai's famous 'Dabbawalas', an Indian mixology concept at the bar to fire up your drinks and a restroom where you can hear the lively noises of Delhi's famous Chandini Chowk area...

24-Feb-2016 Bangkok

42 killed in Cyclone Winston in Fiji

At least 42 people were killed and more than 19,000 were evacuated as tropical cyclone Winston, of category 5, hit Fiji, the media reported on Wednesday.The Fijian government was working to restore normalcy in the country after the cyclone also left 89...

05-Feb-2016 Hua Hin (Thailand)

Sania Mirza loses, Japan beat India 2-1 in Fed Cup

Tennis star Sania Mirza suffered a shock defeat in the women's doubles as India went down 1-2 to Japan in their second match of the Fed Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group I at the True Arena Hua Hin here.In the opening singles match in Pool A, World No.206 Eri Hozumi...

05-Feb-2016 Bangkok

Vice president meets Thai princess

Vice President Hamid Ansari met Thai Princess Maha Chikri Sirindhorn here on Friday, the third and final day of his visit to Thailand.“Taking forward #IndiaThailand friendship. On the final day of his visit, VP meets Princess Maha Chikri Sirindhorn,” external...

04-Feb-2016 Bangkok

Asean-India partnership to boost Asian voice globally: Hamid Ansari

A stronger partnership between the Asean countries and India will boost Asia's voice in global governance, Vice President Hamid Ansari said on Thursday.“It is evident that a stronger Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)-India partnership would...

03-Feb-2016 Bangkok

India, Thailand share interest in sea lanes security: Hamid Ansari

India and Thailand have a shared interest in the security of international sea lanes for communication and commerce, India's Vice President Hamid Ansari said on Wednesday."As maritime neighbours, we have a shared interest in the security of international sea...

01-Feb-2016 Thailand

India enjoys close relations with Brunei and Thailand: Hamid Ansari

The Vice President, Hamid Ansari has said that India enjoys close and cordial relations with Brunei and Thailand. He was addressing a Press Conference on board the Air India Special Aircraft to Brunei and Thailand for a 5-day visit, today. The Minister of...

20-Dec-2015 Bangkok

13 killed in Thailand bus crash

At least 13 people were killed on Sunday in a bus crash in Thailand's Chiang Mai province, an official said.The bus plunged into a roadside pit while heading from Chiang Rai province to Chiang Mai, Xinhua reported.The dead include 12 Malaysian tourists...

14-Sep-2015 Bangkok

Bangkok bombing: Three women detained

The team led by bomb disposal police and forensic officers raided a dormitory and detained three women in connections with the Vangkok Blasts.The team led by Metropolitan Police Bureau chief Sriwara Rangsipramanakul said tenants at the Din Daeng dormitory,...

20-Aug-2015 Bangkok

Thai cabinet reshuffle list endorsed: Prayut Chan-o-cha

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said on Thursday that a cabinet reshuffle list has been endorsed by the king but not yet published.The list, which was not yet posted on the Royal Thai Government Gazette website as of now, showed changes to about 20...

18-Aug-2015 Bangkok

Bangkok blast main suspect's image captured

The image of a man believed to be the prime suspect behind the deadly bomb blast in Thailand's capital city of Bangkok was captured by closed circuit cameras before the explosion which killed 20 people and injured 125 other, police said on Tuesday.National...

17-Aug-2015 Bangkok

27 dead in Bangkok blast

At least 27 people were killed and 78 others wounded -- mostly foreigners -- in a bomb explosion on Monday close to Hindu Erawan Shrine in the centre of the Thai capital, police said."It was a TNT bomb... the people who did it targeted foreigners and to...

17-Aug-2015 Bangkok

12 dead in Bangkok blast

At least 12 people were killed and 20 injured when a powerful explosion rocked a commercial hub in Bangkok on Monday, media reported.The blast took place close to Erawan Shrine in the Thai capital, local TV reported while quoting police as saying it was...

28-Jun-2015 Bangkok

Sanskrit a world view, not just language: Sushma Swaraj

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday said Sanskrit is not a mere language but a world view.Addressing the 16th World Sanskrit Conference inaugural here, she said: "Just as mutual trust, love, harmony, cooperation and other inclusive features are...

20-Jun-2015 Bangkok

66 suspected of MERS in Thailand

The Thai government is keeping track of 66 people suspected of having contracted the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) after coming into contact with a 75-year-old man from Oman confirmed as the country's first confirmed case.Public Health Minister...

29-Jan-2015 Bangkok

Co-pilot was at helm when AirAsia plane crashed

The co-pilot was at the controls of the AirAsia flight QZ8501 that crashed into the Java Sea a month ago, taking just three minutes to hit the water, officials said Thursday.Indonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC) officials said in a...

31-Dec-2014 Bangkok

58 killed on first day of New Year week in Thailand

Road accidents killed 58 people and left injured 517 across Thailand on the first day of the New Year week, a transport official said Wednesday.A total of 508 accidents were reported nationwide on the first of the so-called "seven dangerous days",...

21-Dec-2014 Bangkok

China offers infrastructure support to five neighbours

China will provide support to five neighbouring countries to improve infrastructure inter-connectivity and alleviate poverty, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang announced here Saturday.The offer includes $1 billion for infrastructure inter-connectivity, $490 million...

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