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Women's T20I Quadrangular Series: Ireland's record-breaking day cut short by rain

The Ireland women’s cricket team will now lock horns with Thailand at the same venue later on Tuesday. 

Aug 13, 2019, 09:56 AM IST

Indians most open to switching to digital-only financial provider

Consumers prefer to interact with their financial service providers on digital channels especially in mobile-first markets like China, India, Thailand, and Indonesia, said market research firm Forrester Research.

Aug 08, 2019, 15:34 PM IST

Thailand Open: Satwiksairaj Rankireddy-Chirag Shetty become first Indian pair to win Super 500 event

Rankireddy and Shetty's previous best performance came when they won Hyderabad Open Super 100 tournament in 2018 before they made it to the final of Syed Modi International Super 300 tournament in the same year. 

Aug 04, 2019, 14:57 PM IST

EAM S Jaishankar concludes two-day Bangkok visit, meets 18 FMs

The four big meetings in which he took part were ASEAN-India Ministerial Meeting, the 9th East Asia Summit Foreign Ministers’ Meeting (EAS FMM), 26th ASEAN Regional Forum (ARF) and 10th Mekong Ganga Cooperation (MGC) Ministerial Meeting. 

Aug 02, 2019, 21:45 PM IST

6 bomb blasts hit Bangkok as city hosts major security meeting

Six bomb blasts wounded at least four people at three sites in Bangkok on Friday, as the Thai capital hosted a Southeast Asian security meeting with top diplomats from the United States, China and other world powers.

Aug 02, 2019, 15:19 PM IST

Several small explosions in Bangkok, reports local media

Several small explosions were heard in Bangkok in at least three locations on Friday and two street cleaners suffered minor injuries, Thai media reported.

Aug 02, 2019, 09:22 AM IST

Thai PM faces first opposition challenge as he sets out government's plans

Thailand`s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha faced opposition questions in parliament for the first time on Thursday as the former junta leader set out his government`s plans.

Jul 25, 2019, 10:33 AM IST

Struggling Tiger Woods says 'Father Time'' catching up with him

The 15-times major champion never looked comfortable as he shot a seven-over 78 at Royal Portrush and he admitted he was feeling sore.

Jul 19, 2019, 09:19 AM IST

Former Thai PM and influential royal adviser Prem Tinsulanonda dies at 98

Prem was seen by political observers as having unparalleled influence with Thailand`s powerful royalist military which has staged 13 coups since the end of absolute monarchy in 1932.

May 26, 2019, 12:27 PM IST

Chemical cargo catches fire at Thailand port, 3 piers closed

More than 130 people were taken to hospital, some complaining of irritation in the eyes and throat, others of a burning sensation on the skin, but there were no major injuries, according to the Ministry of Public Health.

May 25, 2019, 23:05 PM IST

Thailand's king to greet subjects in coronation parade

The grand procession will cover 7 km (4 miles) in a route from the Grand Palace to three royal temples, where he will pay homage to each temple`s main Buddha images, and back. 

May 05, 2019, 08:50 AM IST

Thailand crowns King Maha Vajiralongkorn in ornate ceremonies

The monarch was joined by new Queen Suthida after a surprise announcement three days before the coronation that the thrice-divorced monarch had married for a fourth time.

May 04, 2019, 22:20 PM IST

Thailand's King Rama X: From pilot prince to powerful monarch

Public criticism of the king or his family is illegal, with insults to the monarchy punishable by up to 15 years in prison under Thailand`s strict lese majeste laws.

May 02, 2019, 18:47 PM IST

Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba's bilateral visit to Thailand begins on Thursday

"The visit is intended to consolidate and enhance the maritime bilateral relations between India and Thailand and also to explore new avenues of defence cooperation," read a statement.

Apr 17, 2019, 07:32 AM IST

Zee Nung partners with GMM Grammy in Thailand

Zee Nung is a 24-hour channel that brings the best of Bollywood Movies & Dramas dubbed in the Thai language to the Thai audiences. 

Apr 04, 2019, 16:02 PM IST

Why Thailand's election results are so murky

The Election Commission has been accused of incompetence and even complicity in cheating in Sunday`s poll, and it might take another six weeks to publish official results for the 500-seat lower house. 

Mar 25, 2019, 23:52 PM IST

Voting in Thailand underway in first election since 2014 coup

Turnout was expected to be high among the 51.4 million Thais eligible to vote for the 500-seat House of Representatives, which will choose the next government along with a Senate that is appointed entirely by the ruling junta.

Mar 24, 2019, 08:21 AM IST

No overnight solutions for China's problems: Coach Fabio Cannavaro

The 45-year-old, captain of Italy's World Cup winning side in 2006, wants his squad to accelerate in their development but also stressed that there was no quick fix on the horizon.

Mar 22, 2019, 12:18 PM IST

Maiden simultaneous competitions for men, women in Asian Boxing Championship

India won two silver, an equal number of bronze medals in the 2017 men's edition and one gold in the women's edition.

Feb 13, 2019, 17:51 PM IST