75th anniversary

AIFF to felicitate heroes of 1951 and ‘62 Asian Games


August 15th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) will be felicitating the surviving members of the gold medal winning 1951 and 1962 Asian Games teams, on the ... Read more...

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Montek to push for declaring tea as India’s national drink


April 21st, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 21 (IANS) Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia Saturday assured the tea planters in Assam that he will take up the issue of declaring tea ... Read more...

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It’s the Smarties 75th anniversary


January 30th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The chocolate candy Smarties turns 75 this year. The sweet was first introduced in 1937 as Smarties. It was initially called Chocolate Beans but Nestle renamed it ... Read more...

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Andy Williams has bladder cancer


November 7th, 2011 - 6:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Singer Andy Williams says he is battling bladder cancer.The 83-year-old said this to the crowd during his show at the Moon River Theatre in Missouri, reports ... Read more...

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SAHMAT observes 75 years of Progressive Writers’ Association


October 12th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Safdar Hashmi Memorial Trust (SAHMAT) will organise a three-day seminar beginning Thursday on the 'legacy and relevance of the progressive cultural movement in India' ... Read more...

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Ireland’s leading airline opts for Indian solution


October 10th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 10 (IANS) Ireland's flag carrier Aer Lingus has entered into a contract with Technopark-headquartered IBS Software Services (IBS) here for help in planning and managing their cockpit and ... Read more...

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David Davidar announces new publishing house


May 16th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Noted publisher and writer David Davidar, who last year exited as CEO of Penguin's international division amid controversy, has tied up with Rupa Publications, ... Read more...

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Sony Music launches superhero theme songs (With Image)


May 6th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Global recorded music company Sony Music has launched a special collection of theme songs of DC comics' superhero films.Titled "The Music of DC Comics: 75th ... Read more...

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Spitfire designer’s family angry over school renaming


February 27th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.27 (ANI): The family of the creator of the Spitfire, Reginald 'RJ' Mitchell, have expressed dismay that a school named in his honour is to be closed. Mitchell High School, in ... Read more...

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Britain’s most expensive Caravan sold for 550,000 pounds


January 15th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 15 (IANS) A caravan equipped with a luxury Italian kitchen, top-of-the range flat screen television and iPhone controlled heating system has been sold for a whopping 550,000 pounds.The luxury three-bedroomed ... Read more...

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Bar, bench like a team: Supreme Court Judge


December 4th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Dec 4 (IANS) The bar and the bench are not the two sides of a coin but a single unit of the judicial system, Justice Mukundakam Sharma of the Supreme ... Read more...

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‘Dulha Mil Gaya’ opens Indian film festival in Trinidad


November 20th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, Nov 20 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan starrer "Dulha Mil Gaya", which was Trinidad and Tobago's historic entry into the Bollywood movie arena, is one of the top films ... Read more...

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Mohun Bagan defeat Sheffield United in Platinum Jubilee Cup


November 12th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov12 (IANS) FIFA International Order of Merit holder Sheffield United was defeated 0-1 by Asia's oldest football club Mohun Bagan in the Platinum Jubilee Cup tournament at the Yuvabharati Krirangan here ... Read more...

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After king, Bhutan PM comes to India Saturday


October 29th, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Against the backdrop of concerns about China scaling up its influence in Bhutan, India will host Bhutanese Prime Minister Lyonchhen Jigmi Y. Thinley on a four-day ... Read more...

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Jaguar c-x75: The Future Of Automobile Technology


October 4th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jaguar has unveiled, at the Paris Motor Show 2010, what can best be described as the car from the future. The c-x75 took the world by ... Read more...

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Jaguar C-X-75 Concept Wins Autoweek’s ‘Best In Show’ Award


October 4th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Paris Motor Show that was held last week proved to be a stupendous success all round. However, there were a few vehicles that ... Read more...

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US museum trying to save ‘Gone With The Wind’ gowns


August 12th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): A US museum has launched an appeal to raise funds to restore five dresses worn by Vivien Leigh in the 1939 Oscar-winning film 'Gone With The Wind'.The appeal, ... Read more...

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Rare, Black And White Photos Of Elvis Found


July 3rd, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): This year marks the 75th birth anniversary of Elvis Presley, affectionately known as the ‘King’. Tributes have already started pouring in and some ... Read more...

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Melbourne sets new record for most people sporting superhero costumes


May 30th, 2010 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 30 (ANI): Aussies have shattered the world record for the most number of people sporting superhero costumes in one location in Melbourne.The previous Guinness World Record of 1091 people wearing ... Read more...

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“Reefer Madness” 75th Anniversary Ultimate Collector’s Edition Releases On DVD


April 20th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 20th April, the World Weed Day shall witness the DVD release of one of the most intriguing piece of drama ever produced by Hollywood on the ... Read more...

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‘Reefer Madness’ the 75th Anniversary Ultimate Collectors Edition


April 20th, 2010 - 9:58 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): ‘Reefer Madness’ the 75th Anniversary Ultimate Collectors Edition is here. ‘Reefer Madness’ is a 1936 American exploitation film that will release on Tuesday. It is ... Read more...

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MJ, Aretha Franklin to be inducted into hall of fame


April 2nd, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 2 (ANI): Michael Jackson and Aretha Franklin are going to be a part of the hall of fame at New York's Apollo Theatre.Queen of Soul Franklin, 68, is expected ... Read more...

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Mukherjee says inflation not due to food shortage


March 7th, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar 7 (ANI): Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has said inflation is not due to food shortage.Mukherjee said the price rise was mainly due to the demand pressure of edible ... Read more...

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RBI organises outreach programmes in northeast villages


February 21st, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Feb 21 (IANS) In an effort to touch base with people in far-flung areas, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is organising financial outreach programmes in remote villages of the country's ... Read more...

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George Orwell is Penguin’s ‘writers’ writer’


January 23rd, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 23 (ANI): George Orwell is the most popular novelist in Penguin's history, says a survey of the publisher's current stable of writers.Orwell garnered four nominations, when Penguin asked 50 of ... Read more...

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Today’s is Elvis Presley’s 75th birthday


January 8th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Memphis, Jan 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today is the Rock and Roll legend Elvis Presley’s 75th birthday. In honor of his birthday his daughter Lisa Marie with Priscilla Presley will host a birthday ... Read more...

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Peter Jackson plans movie on Gallipoli


December 17th, 2009 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, December 17 (ANI): Film-maker Peter Jackson plans to make a movie on Gallipoli ahead of the April 2015 centenary of the ill-fated Anzac landings on the peninsula in World War I.The ... Read more...

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Churchill TV screen test unearthed


November 26th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.26 (ANI): Rarely seen footage of Sir Winston Churchill, in his first screen test for television, has been unearthed to mark the 75th anniversary of party political broadcasts.According to The Telegraph, ... Read more...

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Aquatennial Fireworks Lits Up Minnesota


July 26th, 2009 - 6:48 pm ICT by GD
The sky seemed as a constellation of stars, lighting up every dark corner of the space of Minneapolis, as the state was greeted with a fire work extravaganza marking the end of ... Read more...

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‘A Whiter Shade of Pale’ is UK’s Most Heard Song


April 14th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 14 (ANI): Procol Harum's 1967 classic 'A Whiter Shade of Pale' has been named Britain's most-heard song in public places over the last 75 years.Queen's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' was second, ... Read more...

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Old-timers reminisce as Nirula’s turns 75 (With Images)


March 12th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) They got us our first hot chocolate fudge, burger, pizza and lots more. As the quintessentially Delhi institution Nirula's turns 75, its popularity remains intact ... Read more...

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Ali was my childhood hero: Cruise


December 18th, 2008 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise fulfilled a lifetime ambition when he met boxing legend Muhammad Ali at a gala event.Cruise admits the three-time World Heavyweight Champion was his hero as ... Read more...

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Nicole Kidman believes Australian “fertility waters” helped her conceive


September 24th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 24 (ANI): Aussie actress Nicole Kidman credits the waters of the Kununurra for her pregnancy, and calls it the fertility waters.Kidman, 41, and six other women had become pregnant ... Read more...

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President calls for social action to eliminate evils (Second lead)


July 7th, 2008 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Tirupati, July 7 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday called for strong social and community action to eliminate social evils like dowry, child marriage and female feoticide. Inaugurating the platinum jubilee celebrations of ... Read more...

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Bush arrives in Riyadh for talks with Saudi King


May 16th, 2008 - 7:16 pm ICT by admin
DPA Riyadh, May 16 (DPA) US President George W. Bush arrived in the Saudi capital Riyadh Friday for a two-day visit to hold talks with Saudi King Abdullah Bin Abdel-Aziz. Soaring oil prices, ... Read more...

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