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FIFA invests 20 million dollars for green World Cup


June 20th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 20 (IANS) FIFA will invest $20 million in green initiatives as part of its sustainability strategy for the 2014 World Cup.Speaking at an event here Tuesday, ... Read more...

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USAID has not put any funding for Pakistan’s HEC on hold: US Embassy


April 7th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 7(ANI): The US Embassy in Islamabad has refuted media reports that the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has put its 250-million-dollar project in Pakistan on hold in the ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods’ ‘Privacy’ on sale for $25m


March 31st, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
New York, March 31 (ANI): If reports are to be believed then Tiger Woods' 155-foot mega yacht 'Privacy' is on sale for 25 million dollars.The golfer reportedly paid 20 million dollars ... Read more...

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‘Indian origin billionaire investor Rajaratnam accused of pocketing $4M on Hilton deal’


March 22nd, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 22 (ANI): US federal prosecutors have said that Indian origin billionaire investor Raj Rajaratnam, founder of Galleon Group who was arrested over an alleged 20 million dollars insider trading scheme, ... Read more...

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George Lucas takes British designer to court over Star Wars helmet


March 7th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Film director George Lucas has made an attempt to take a British designer to court over copyright issues involving the making of replicas of The Star Wars helmets.Lucas, ... Read more...

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450-year-old Titian painting sells for record $16.9m at NY auction


January 28th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): A 450-year-old painting by Renaissance master Titian fetched a record 16.9 million dollars on Thursday at a Sotheby's sale of Old Master works in New York."A Sacra ... Read more...

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Dads banned from filming birth in hospitals Down Under


January 25th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 25 (ANI): Victorian hospitals have banned fathers from recording their children's birth.Video cameras are being banned in birthing suites as hospitals are worried about legal repercussions, staff privacy and unnecessary ... Read more...

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Warne calls off charity England-Oz greats Twenty20 flood relief match


January 20th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 20(ANI): Former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne has called off a Twenty20 match to raise money for victims of the Queensland floods."Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but unfortunately ... Read more...

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After Snuggie, now it’s time for the Forever Lazy suit


January 14th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 14 (ANI): Want to feel blanket like comfort and coziness? Try on wearing the one-piece, zip-up outfit- Forever Lazy suit.It's like a fleece baby onsie - for adults.The ... Read more...

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US suspected Allen Stanford’s ‘Ponzi schemes’ long before ECB deal: WikiLeaks


December 21st, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21(ANI): The United States was concerned about rumours of "bribery, money-laundering and political manipulation" surrounding Allen Stanford even before the Texan billionaire signed a 20 million deal with the England ... Read more...

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Jackman, Kidman in Australia’s Top 10 richest entertainers list


December 1st, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 1 (ANI): The list of top 10 richest entertainers of Australia is out.While Kylie Minogue and Russell Crowe are no more seen on it, actress Nicole Kidman and her ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia may lose upto 20 million dollars due to poor Ashes spectator attendance


November 15th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov. 15 (ANI): The Ashes is the traditional cash cow that funds Australian cricket, but slumping ticket sales in all states will wipe at least 16 million dollars from Cricket Australia's ... Read more...

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Ground to be named after Shane Warne


November 12th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 12 (ANI): Australian bowling legend Shane Warne will get a ground named after him in Melbourne.Melbourne's heritage-listed Junction Oval would be renamed the Shane Warne Oval under a proposed multi-million ... Read more...

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Sarah and Todd Palin laugh off divorce rumours


November 11th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin and her husband Todd have rubbished the rumours of a divorce.A tabloid reported that Sarah and Todd Palin were on the verge ... Read more...

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Finance firm slaps MJ’s estate with $1.2M suit


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 02 (ANI): Late Michael Jackson's estate has been slapped with a 1.2 million dollars suit by the Bahrainian finance.The finance firm says Jackson moonwalked away from 1.2 million ... Read more...

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Australia doubles Pak flood aid to 75 million dollars


September 17th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 17(ANI): The Australian government has decided to raise its aid to flood-ravaged Pakistan by 40 million dollars to bring its total commitment to 75 million dollars.Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd ... Read more...

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Nicholas Cage settles financial suit with accountant


September 2nd, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 2 (ANI): Nicolas Cage has settled his mega-lawsuit with his accountant, Samuel J. Levin.The 'City of Angels' star claimed that the accountant ruined him financially, reports TMZ.Cage said ... Read more...

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India announces additional 20 million dollars for Pak flood victims


August 31st, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 31 (ANI): India on Tuesday announced an additional US 20 million dollars in aid to flood-affected Pakistan.External Affairs Minister S M Krishna made the announcement in the Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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Brett Lee’s Indian ‘love affair’ may make him richer by 20 million dollars


August 22nd, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 22 (ANI): Fast bowler Brett Lee, who hopes to get back into the Australian cricket team for the 2011 World Cup, could earn 20 million dollars in the next six ... Read more...

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Courtney Love settles Nirvana lawsuit


August 18th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 18 (ANI): Former Nirvana singer Kurt Cobain's widow Courtney Love has settled a million-dollar (642,000 pounds) lawsuit over the profits of the sale of Nirvana's publishing catalogue, court records show.London ... Read more...

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Archdiocese urges New York authorities to rebuild destroyed 9/11 church


August 18th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.18 (ANI): The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America has criticised New York officials for concentrating their efforts on getting plans approved for building a controversial mosque near Ground Zero, and ... Read more...

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Jay-Z tops Forbes’ ‘Richest Rappers’ list


August 18th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washignton, Aug 18 (ANI): US rapper Jay-Z has topped Forbes' list of the Richest Rappers in 2010.According to Forbes.com, Shawn 'Jay-Z' Carter pocketed 63 million dollars in personal income between June ... Read more...

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Canada to choke off Tamil diaspora, LTTE financial connections


August 16th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Aug 16 (ANI): The Canadian Government has indicated financial links between the country's Tamil diaspora and the alleged human traffickers (LTTE) who helped the Tamil illegals in sailing through the waters ... Read more...

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US raises contribution for Pak flood victims to 55 million dollars


August 11th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): The United States has announced an additional 20 million dollars for Pakistan flood victims, bringing its contribution to that country to 55 million dollars to date."This disaster ... Read more...

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Pak Taliban asks govt. to reject US aid for flood victims


August 11th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug 11 (ANI): The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan has urged the government to reject US aid for people affected by the nation's worst floods in 80 years.The floods in Pakistan have claimed ... Read more...

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Rush Hour star Chris Tucker has a pending tax bill of $11 million


July 29th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nicholas Cage was in the news recently for his inability to pay taxes and now it’s the turn of popular Hollywood actor Chris Tucker who apparently ... Read more...

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Texas Woman Wins Lottery for the Fourth Time


July 7th, 2010 - 2:41 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July (THAINDIAN NEWS) Joan R Ginther from Bishop, Texas has won the Texas lottery not once, not even twice, not just three times, but has just won her FOURTH Texas lottery, and ... Read more...

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US sex slave awarded $20m settlement for 18 yrs in captivity


July 2nd, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 2 (ANI): Jaycee Lee Dugard, the woman who was kidnapped at age 11 and was turned into a sex slave by her abductor, will get 20 million dollars for ... Read more...

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MJ’s close pals claim he was not a paedophile, homosexual


June 28th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 28 (ANI): Michael Jackson's close pals have denied rumours that the late King of Pop was not a paedophile or homosexual.Prop designer Dennis Tompkins and Michael Bush along with ... Read more...

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Kevin Costner’s Dream Machine To Clean BP Oil Spill


June 20th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez June 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Academy Award winning Hollywood actor Kevin Costner announced on Friday, June 18 that his company Ocean Therapy Solutions has signed contract with BP to provide ... Read more...

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Original handwritten copy of 1776 Declaration of Independence found at flea market to be auctioned off


June 15th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by BNO News
BUCKS COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA (BNO NEWS) -- A true copy of the original handwritten 1776 Declaration of Independence rescued from obscurity will be offered for sale, the Heritage Collectors' Society said Monday.Tom Lingenfelter ... Read more...

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Pak to purchase 10 Bell 412 helicopters from US


May 25th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 25(ANI): The Pakistan Government has formally written to the United States for purchasing 10 Bell 412 helicopters at a cost of 60 million dollars.According to reports, the Foreign Military Financing ... Read more...

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TSA’s behaviorial screening wing failing to spot potential terrorists


May 20th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 20 (ANI): A Transportation Security Administration (TSA) program put in place by the US Department of Homeland Security after 9/11 is failing to catch terrorists on time.According to a ... Read more...

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US hands over two Bell 412 EP helicopters to Pak for counterinsurgency efforts


May 19th, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 19 (ANI): The United States has provided two Bell 412 EP helicopters to Pakistan, which would be used in its counterinsurgency operations.The choppers were handed over by the US Army ... Read more...

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New Zealand may impose a two-year block on student loans for fresh migrants


April 19th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, April 19(ANI): New Zealand Tertiary Education Minister Steven Joyce has said his Government is planning toimplement a two-year stand-down period before new permanent residents can borrow from the Government to ... Read more...

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