Thailand

Elephant rams through kitchen wall in search of food, leaves woman stunned

A Thai woman found an elephant knocking pans and other utensils on the floor looking for food in her kitchen. 

Jun 23, 2021, 12:30 PM IST

Thailand to fully reopen for tourism to revive crippling economy

In order to revive its economy, Thailand is planning to fully reopen for the tourists within 120 days.

Jun 17, 2021, 08:37 AM IST

China, Japan, Philippines and Thailand likely to be new COVID 'hotspot': US study

The study has been conducted by a team of researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, Polytechnic University of Milan and Massey University of New Zealand.

Jun 03, 2021, 10:38 AM IST

Thailand to intensify border controls after discovering South African COVID-19 variant

 After the discovery of three local cases of the South African COVID-19 variant stemming from illegal border crossings, the Thailand government has intensified the border controls.

May 23, 2021, 16:44 PM IST

Valentine's Day: Couples in Thailand tie the knot on elephants - See pics

Fifty-nine couples in Thailand got married while riding elephants on Sunday, in an annual Valentine`s Day mass wedding ceremony at a botanical garden in a province east of Bangkok. Dancers and a band led the procession of elephants and couples and a local official, also on an elephant, oversaw the signing of the marriage licence.

Feb 14, 2021, 18:56 PM IST

Tokyo zoo unveils first elephant born there in 138 years!

Japan's oldest zoo, Ueno Zoological Gardens unveiled the first baby elephant born there in 138 years.

Dec 03, 2020, 18:04 PM IST

Thailand shelves 'travel bubble' plan as coronavirus COVID-19 cases rise in Asia

Thailand has delayed plans for a "travel bubble" agreement with select countries as new daily coronavirus cases rise in parts of Asia, putting pressure on its vital tourism industry and complicating efforts to revive its battered economy.

Aug 06, 2020, 13:26 PM IST

Uttar Pradesh: 57 overseas Tablighis convicted, sentences set off and freed

A Saharanpur court near here has freed 57 overseas Tablighi Jamaat members after setting off their month-long sentences against the imprisonment already undergone by them during trial.

Jun 14, 2020, 20:34 PM IST

Foot pedals replace buttons in Bangkok mall elevator to keep coronavirus COVID-19 at bay

Foot pedals have replaced the conventional buttons in elevators of a mall in Bangkok with an aim to contain the spread of the COVID-19.

May 22, 2020, 08:28 AM IST

Thailand, Malaysia banned from weightlifting at Tokyo Olympics

The International Weightlifting Federation said that the Thai Amateur Weightlifting Association (TAWA) has been suspended for three years, while Malaysia has been given a one-year ban.

Apr 04, 2020, 19:15 PM IST

Thailand reports first coronavirus death

According to Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul, Thailand is entering a full war with the acute respiratory disease caused by the coronavirus, officially known as COVID-19.

Mar 01, 2020, 15:58 PM IST

Haryana gangster Raju Bisaudi extradited from Thailand

Police sources said Raju Bisaudi had been hiding in Thailand since 2017 after the sensational murder of two inmates in police custody in Jhajjar district. 

Feb 15, 2020, 20:25 PM IST

India’s 1st underwater metro starts in West Bengal

India's first underwater train started in Kolkata which will go through a tunnel built inside Hooghly river. It will connect Kolkata to Howrah. Experts from Russia and Thailand also gave their inputs to built this underwater tunnel successfully inside the Hooghly river.

Feb 13, 2020, 21:14 PM IST

Thai army chief tearfully apologizes for mass shooting by rogue soldier

Thailand`s army chief apologized on Tuesday for a rogue soldier, whose 19-hour shooting rampage killed 29 people and wounded 57 over the weekend, stunning the country.

Feb 11, 2020, 12:04 PM IST

Sunny Leone receives three honours in Thailand

13th Edition of Asian Business & Social Forum in Thailand was graced by prominent diplomats where Sunny Leone was bestowed with the prolific awards.

Feb 10, 2020, 18:05 PM IST

Thai soldier, who killed 21 in mass shooting, killed at shopping mall

According to police sources, the shooter was killed at the shopping mall where he was holed up in the northeastern city of Nakhon Ratchasima.

Feb 09, 2020, 08:29 AM IST

Soldier kills 20 in shooting rampage in Thailand, holes up in shopping mall

Police and soldiers stormed the Terminal 21 mall in the city of Nakhon Ratchasima and helped hundreds of people to escape but the gunman was still at large inside, said defence ministry spokesman Kongcheep Tantrawanit

Feb 08, 2020, 23:24 PM IST

Thousands take to streets of Bangkok to protest against military-backed govt

At least 10,000 people registered for the six-kilometre run around the city`s Wachirabenchathat or Rot Fai Park to raise their voice against the government.

Jan 12, 2020, 16:31 PM IST

Flood situation grim in Thailand, 160 people evacuated

Media reports also indicated that prices of farm produce have risen as agricultural areas were inundated by floodwater. 

Dec 20, 2019, 17:56 PM IST

Australia's Ellyse Perry bags Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Award

Perry has had an impressive 2019 year, having notched up three centuries-- including one in the Women's Ashes Test.

Dec 18, 2019, 14:57 PM IST