100th anniversary

1812 war museum opens in Moscow


September 5th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS) A museum has been built in Moscow to commemorate Russia's victory in the 1812 Patriotic War against Napoleon, RIA Novosti reported.Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev Tuesday ... Read more...

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Documentary explores ‘Jana Gana Mana’ spirit


August 14th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) National anthems worldwide often become ritualised with its adherents paying little attention to the words or their underlying meaning. As India prepares to celebrate its 65th ... Read more...

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Russian Air Force to get 180 new aircraft


August 11th, 2012 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Air Force will receive 180 brand new planes and helicopters by the end of the year, a military official said.Air Force Commander in ... Read more...

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Nude David statue censored on Chinese TV


July 10th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 10 (IANS) A Chinese television news programme censored footage showing the statue of David, made by Italian artist Michelangelo, by covering the statue's genitals with a digital mosaic.The ... Read more...

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North Korea slams South Korean president


April 22nd, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 21 (IANS) North Korea has accused South Korean President Lee Myung-bak of drumming up war hysteria, reports said Saturday.Lee Thursday toured a research institute, where he watched videos ... Read more...

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North Korea vows to continue satellite launches


April 21st, 2012 - 6:41 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea will continue satellite launches for peaceful purposes, an official said a week after a failed launch."The DPRK's (North Korea) satellites for peaceful purposes ... Read more...

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UNSC condemns North Korean rocket launch


April 17th, 2012 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, April 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has strongly condemned North Korea's rocket launch, calling it a serious violation of UN resolutions."The Security Council deplores ... Read more...

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‘North Korea wastes millions on rockets while people starve’


April 14th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US President Barack Obama criticised the North Korean leadership Saturday for spending millions of dollars on rockets "that don't work", while the country's ... Read more...

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`North Koreans to try next missile launch in 2-3 years’


April 13th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Reports that a North Korean rocket plunged into the Yellow Sea Friday morning will not spell the end of North Korea's rocket programme, said a ... Read more...

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North Korea launches long-range rocket: reports (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 7:16 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang/Washington, April 13 (IANS) Defying warnings from the international community, North Korea launched a long-range rocket into orbit Friday, reported CNN citing two US officials.International leaders had urged North Korea ... Read more...

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G-8 urges North Korea to cancel rocket launch


April 13th, 2012 - 4:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The G-8 foreign ministers have urged North Korea to honour its commitments and cancel the launch of its rocket later this week, the US Secretary ... Read more...

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Japan resolution against North Korea’s rocket launch


April 12th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, April 12 (IANS) The lower house of Japan's parliament Thursday approved a resolution against the planned satellite launch by North Korea this month.The resolution said moves that will damage ... Read more...

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Satellite launch not to harm region: North Korean official


April 10th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 10 (IANS) The launch of a satellite by North Korea will not harm the region and neighbouring countries, an official from the Korean Committee for Space Technology said ... Read more...

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200,000 Titanic records published online


April 9th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) More than 200,000 records relating to the Titanic have been published online coinciding with the 100th anniversary of the ship's sinking, BBC reported Monday.The documents provide ... Read more...

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Movie goers’ thumbs up to ‘Titanic 3D’, earns Rs.6.1 crore


April 9th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The 3D version of James Cameron's epic love story "Titanic" has garnered Rs.6.1 crore in the opening weekend and is said to be the highest ... Read more...

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North Korea puts rocket on pad for satellite launch


April 9th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 8 (IANS) The rocket for the planned satellite launch later this month by North Korea has been installed on the launch pad, Xinhua reported Sunday.Last month, North Korea ... Read more...

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Titanic wreckage to become Unesco heritage


April 6th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) On the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, its wreckage will become underwater cultural heritage protected by the Unesco, under a convention ratified ... Read more...

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New stamps on 100th anniversary of Titanic disaster


April 5th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Britain will launch a collection of stamps to mark the 100th anniversary of the Titanic disaster.The mail area was one of the first places to flood ... Read more...

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‘Titanic’ in 3D: Indian fans excited, experts doubtful (Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Come Thursday, and cinema goers in India will be able to relive their "Titanic" moments once again, but in 3D. While fans are excited ... Read more...

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I’m thinner than Leo: Winslet


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) Actress Kate Winslet believes she has got thinner and Leonardo DiCaprio has got fatter since "Titanic".The 36-year-old actress thinks the tables have turned since the 1997 ... Read more...

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‘Titanic’ in 3D — Indian fans excited, experts doubtful


April 3rd, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Come Thursday, and cinema goers in India will be able to relive their "Titanic" moments once again, but in 3D. While fans are excited ... Read more...

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Censor clears ‘Titanic 3D’ without cuts


March 30th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The 3D version of James Camron's "Titanic" is set for a release here and this time the censor board has retained the scene where ... Read more...

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GOPIO plans global Gadar centennial in 2013


March 15th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) The Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO) is organizing the Gadar Centennial Commemoration, the 100th anniversary of the Gadar Movement to liberate India from ... Read more...

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Tough call: Showcasing high-art stainless steel on its 100th anniversary (With images)


March 9th, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The down-to-earth stainless steel has travelled a long way into its 100th year as an industrial metal for manufacturing everything from kitchenware to surgical equipment ... Read more...

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Lokmat’s record news spread of a world record (With Image)


February 10th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) In what is claimed to be an unprecedented innovation by a broadsheet, an English daily recently produced a full-colour picture and story spread over 16 columns ... Read more...

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China to further open economy


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 3 (IANS) China will further open up its economy and maintain a "balanced and sustainable economic growth" in the near future, Vice Premier Li Keqiang said.The country is ... Read more...

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Crocodile attends papal audience


January 12th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Jan 12 (IANS/AKI) Pope Benedict XVI Wednesday addressed around 7,000 faithful - and a crocodile.To commemorate the Rome zoo's 100th anniversary, staff members attended the pope's general indoor ... Read more...

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New Girl Scout cookie being launched


January 5th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Following the massive recall of Girl Scout cookies about two years back, consumers are anxiously waiting for the release of the 100th anniversary special edition. The Girl ... Read more...

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‘Titanic 3D’ trailer released


November 17th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The epic 1997 movie Titanic will be released in 3D next year. Ahead of the release of the movie, a trailer of the 11 Oscar-winning movie has ... Read more...

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Japanese prime minister to return ancient Korean books


October 18th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Oct 18 (IANS) Japan's new Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda will return five volumes of ancient Korean documents to South Korea during his official visit that began Tuesday, Seoul's presidential ... Read more...

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Huge Mao suit marks 100 years of a revolution


September 19th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 19 (IANS) Chinese designers have finished a two-storey high Mao suit to commemorate the 100th anniversary of a revolution. The suit weighs 40 kg and is 4.3 metres ... Read more...

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Marc Anthony says that “They’re saying I’m single”


July 18th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bogotá, July 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Marc Anthony was in Columbia where he performed his first concert since the news about the failure of his marriage. The 42-year-old performed at the Símon Bolívar ... Read more...

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Rihanna new face of Emporio Armani


July 12th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Singer Rihanna has become the new face of Emporio Armani innerwear and Armani Jeans.The singer will appear in advertisements for the fall-winter 2011-2012 collection of ... Read more...

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P.K.Banerjee to be conferred Mohun Bagan Ratna


July 7th, 2011 - 2:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) Former Indian soccer star P.K. Banerjee will be conferred Mohun Bagan's highest award Mohun Bagan Ratna for his "outstanding service" to the club as coach, the ... Read more...

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North Korea shuts down varsities for 10 months


June 28th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) North Korea has shut down all universities for the next 10 months and sent students to work in factories, agriculture and in the construction sector in ... Read more...

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