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555 artists perform Odissi to create world record

December 23rd, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 23 (IANS) A total of 555 artists from 20 countries performed classical Odissi dance on one stage in Odisha's capital Bhubaneswar Friday with an aim to create a ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Man jailed for silencing crying baby forever

December 8th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) A man in Britain has been sentenced to nine years in prison for punching his toddler son to death just because he did not stop crying.Nathan ... Read more...

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Ukrainians robbed of 3 mn euros in Moscow

December 5th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four Muscovites stole a bag with three million euros (about $4 million) from two Ukrainian nationals in downtown Moscow, a police source said Monday.He said ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Federer wins his first Paris Masters 1000 title

November 14th, 2011 - 3:46 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 14 (IANS) World No. 4 Roger Federer has claimed his first BNP Paribas Masters 1000 title with a 6-1, 7-3 (3), victory over sixth-seeded Frenchman Joe Wilfried ... Read more...

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Two jump to death off burning building

November 12th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Two people were killed and one injured when they jumped off a burning five-storey commercial building in central Delhi, police said Friday.According to police, ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Gilani talks end

November 10th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Addu Atoll (Maldives), Nov 10 (IANS) Talks between Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani ended here Thursday. The delegation level talks lasted about ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Valencia blank Levante in La Liga derby

November 6th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 6 (IANS) Valencia moved into third place in the Spanish La Liga football after winning the city derby 2-0 away to local rivals Levante.The win sees Valencia leapfrog ... Read more...

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New rules in international cricket effective from Oct 1

September 29th, 2011 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 29 (IANS) International cricket is set to witness a slew of changes in all three formats with amendments to rules coming into effect from Oct 1. One of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rowland wants to stay fit

September 28th, 2011 - 9:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 28 (IANS) Singer Kelly Rowland insists she hits the gym and follows a specific diet to stay healthy.The former Destiny's Child singer works out as often as possible ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Three die as quake jolts Guatemala

September 20th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, Sep 20 (IANS) At least three people died in Guatemala Monday after a 5.8-magnitude earthquake hit the country.The quake occurred near the city of Cuilapa, some 50 km ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jennifer Ellison breaks wrist in piano accident

September 19th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) With just 30 minutes left for the curtains to go up during a concert at the Sunderland Empire on Wednesday night, actress Jennifer Ellison was injured in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jennifer Ellison suffers broken wrist

September 19th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Ellison, known for her role in "Cottage", broke her wrist after falling on stage.She was forced to pull out of a live performance of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Plane with Andhra chief minister hovers in air for 30 minutes

September 15th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 15 (IANS) An aircraft with Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy on board hovered in the air for over 30 minutes due to poor weather before ... Read more...

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Malaysian cameraman shot dead in Somalia

September 3rd, 2011 - 12:42 am ICT by BNO News
KUALA LUMPUR (BNO NEWS) -- A cameraman working for the Malaysian national news agency Bernama was killed in a shooting on late Friday afternoon while working in Somalia, the news agency confirmed ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Chaos, mismanagement at stadium gates

September 2nd, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) Chaos and mismanagement reigned supreme at the city's Salt Lake stadium gates with people remaining stranded in lengthy queues as security personnel took an inordinately long ... Read more...

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Missing Rajasthan official was depressed, says wife

August 31st, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 31 (IANS) A day after Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer Naveen Jain went missing from a restaurant in Rajasthan's Alwar district, his wife said Wednesday he was depressed ... Read more...

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CWG clouds Delhi assembly monsoon session opening

August 29th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The monsoon session of the Delhi assembly got off to a stormy start Monday as the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members demanded a ... Read more...

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Boy beaten for 30 minutes after he stole to play video games

August 16th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 16 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy in China was hung from a pole by his hands and feet, whipped and then beaten for 30 minutes by his angry parents ... Read more...

Posted in World |

PM calls on President

August 14th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called on President Pratibha Patil Sunday to discuss the ongoing parliament session and other important issues.The meeting between the two ... Read more...

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Saina lose in quarterfinal of world badminton

August 12th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal lost to Xin Wang of China 15-21, 10-21 in the women's singles quarterfinal of the World Badminton Championships here Friday.Saina, seeded sitxth, went ... Read more...

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Like your morning cigarette? You’re at greater risk!

August 8th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Smokers who are inclined to take a few puffs soon after waking up may face an increased risk of developing lung, head and neck cancers than ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Chinese aircraft carrier nears completion

August 2nd, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, Aug 2 (IANS) China's first aircraft carrier is close to completion and its sea trials will begin this month, an official said.The scaffolding has been removed from Varyag, the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Heavy rains lash Agra

July 28th, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by IANS
Agra, July 28 (IANS) Early risers in Agra were in for a pleasant surprise as thunderstorms, lightning and heavy rains greeted them Thursday morning.The rains, which lasted around 30 minutes, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Taliban attack Afghan airport

July 26th, 2011 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 26 (IANS) Casualties were feared after Taliban militants attacked an airport in eastern Afghanistan Monday, Xinhua reported.The attack took place around 9.00 p.m. at Jalalabad airport ... Read more...

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Aparajitha, Anaka advance in women’s junior squash

July 21st, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Boston, July 21 (IANS) India's Aparajitha Balamurukan and Anaka Alankamony advanced to the third round of the WSF World women's junior squash Championship at Harvard near here Wednesday.Aparajitha defeated Choi ... Read more...

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Rocket launch a success: ISRO chief

July 15th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), July 15 (IANS) India's space agency chief K. Radhakrishnan Friday said the launch of the rocket PSLV was a success."I am extremely happy to state that ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Technical snag in Mumbai airport hits flights

July 3rd, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) A technical snag in the radar at Mumbai airport led to flight delays of nearly 30 minutes early Sunday, according to an official.The radar of the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Plan to cycle nude in China town thwarted

June 27th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 27 (IANS) University students in China's Guangzhou town, who were preparing to cycle naked, were told by the police that they should either cover up or face jail.A ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Prolonged sitting raises risk of death: Study

June 25th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) People who sit for extended periods are more likely to die early than those who spend less time sitting. It raises the risk by 40 percent ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Exercise helps brain cancer patients live longer: Study

June 22nd, 2011 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 22 (IANS) Brain cancer patients who are able to exercise live significantly longer than patients who are not able to do so, says a new study.The study ... Read more...

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Television serials are the future, says Sadashiv Amrapurkar

June 12th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) Remembered as the quintessential baddie of the big screen, Sadashiv Amrapurkar is set to make his small screen debut with Zee TV's new show "Shobha ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India’s Ashis Roy, 79, completes 111th marathon

June 12th, 2011 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June12 (IANS) India's grand old marathon man Ashis Roy has completed his 110th marathon in the inaugural Carmel Marathon Championship in Indiana with a timing of 6 hours 30 ... Read more...

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UAVs deployed for Mayawati rally

May 29th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 29 (IANS) Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) will be deployed for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mayawati's rally here Sunday."We are taking the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bipasha detained at airport, pays Rs.12,000 (Lead)

May 26th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu was Thursday detained at the Mumbai international airport for carrying excess baggage and was released after she agreed to pay extra ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Former CPI-M lawmaker meets Mamata, wants to join Trinamool

May 19th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) With the change of guard in the corridors of power in the state, a former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) lawmaker Wednesday met Trinamool Congress ... Read more...

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