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Arsenal agree 12.8m pound deal for Giroud


June 19th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) English club Arsenal have reportedly agreed to sign highly rated French forward Olivier Giroud on a deal worth 12.8 million pounds from French champions Montpellier.Giroud, ... Read more...

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Indial slip to third in ODI ranks after loss


March 17th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 17 (IANS) India's shock defeat against Bangladesh means South Africa finish second in the One-day International Championship table and pocket $75,000.The five-wicket defeat led India to slip from ... Read more...

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Martin Scorsese hit with $2.8m tax bill


March 9th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 09 (ANI): Following the mismanagement of Martin Scorsese's accounts by jailed financier Kenneth Starr, the director has been asked to pay 2.8 million dollars in overdue tax.The 'Taxi Driver' director ... Read more...

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Scientists recreate floating house from movie ‘Up!’


March 8th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): A team of scientists have recreated the flying house from Pixar movie 'Up!', and have proven that it can actually fly.The team from National Geographic, comprising of ... Read more...

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Muthai, Aselefech win Delhi Half Marathon (Lead)


November 21st, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Geoffrey Mutai of Kenya was the fastest man while 2008 champion Ethiopian Aselefech Mergia returned to win the women's event at the $2,10,000 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon ... Read more...

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Scientists discover two dolphin species using ‘common language’


October 1st, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 01 (ANI): A new research has revealed that when two dolphin species come together, they attempt to find a common language.Bottlenose and Guyana dolphins, two distantly related species, often come ... Read more...

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World’s smallest cow enters Guinness Book of World Records


September 16th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 16 (ANI): A Dexter cow from Cheshire has entered the 2011 Guinness Book of World Records for being the smallest in the world.Swallow, an 11-year-old cow, who is currently pregnant, ... Read more...

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Scarlett Johansson, Ryan Reynolds ‘purchase $2.8m L.A. home’


August 13th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 13 (ANI): American actress Scarlett Johansson and husband Ryan Reynolds have bought themselves a 2.8 million dollar home in Los Angeles.The Hollywood couple purchased the two-bedroom, three-bath house in the ... Read more...

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Spears in Forbes’ highest paid musicians list


July 18th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (JANS) Singer Britney Spears has made it to the Forbes' list of highest-earning musicians which is lead by U2. The "Toxic" singer was named in the top ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise is ‘World’s Sexiest Short Man ‘


January 11th, 2010 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 11 (ANI): Hollywood star Tom Cruise has been named the 'World's Sexiest Short Man' in a new poll.The 'Mission Impossible' star, who stands 5ft 7in, pushed Top Gear presenter ... Read more...

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Arctic could be ice-free in as little as ten years’ time


October 15th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 15 (ANI): A top Polar specialist has warned that the Arctic Ocean could be largely ice-free and open to shipping during the summer in as little as ten years' time."It's ... Read more...

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Average Brit adult has indirectly slept with 2.8m people!


September 23rd, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 23 (ANI): The average British adult has indirectly slept with 2.8 million people, according to a new research.To reach the conclusion, an online calculator, that allows people to work out ... Read more...

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Radcliffe becomes worlds richest teen after earning PS12.8m from Potter tales


March 4th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): As the global economy continues to tackle credit crunch, Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is raking in millions of pounds.The 19-year-old actor has become the worlds richest ... Read more...

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Falling value of pound helps Real Madrid pip Man U in football rich list


February 12th, 2009 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.12 (ANI): The falling value of the British pound has helped Spanish football club Real Madrid to pip Englands Manchester United to the top of the money league. Figures released ... Read more...

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Divine faith saves wife and baby


February 5th, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
George Town (Malaysia), Feb 5 (IANS) Asked by doctors to choose between his wife and their unborn child, Malaysian Indian travel agent M. Rajendran turned to Lord Murugan for divine intervention. It ... Read more...

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Poor math skills costing Brit taxpayers PS2.4bn a year


January 5th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Lack of basic mathematical skills is costing British taxpayers nearly 2.4bn pounds a year, according to a new report.The study led by the KPMG Foundation has estimated ... Read more...

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Wifes nagging wins man PS2.8m lotto prize


December 9th, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): A New Zealand man cannot stop thanking his wife, for her constant nagging compelled him to buy a lottery ticket that has won him a whopping 2.8 ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin may make $10.8m in book deals


November 17th, 2008 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 17 (ANI): Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is emerging as an unlikely saviour of the US publishing industry, for literary agents are considering signing her for book deals.It is ... Read more...

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Rare Roman tombstone goes on show in Lancaster museum


October 16th, 2008 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): A rare tombstone that shows a Roman soldier with the severed head of a barbarian, has gone on permanent display at a museum in Lancaster, UK.According to ... Read more...

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Iron Man tops weekend box office with $50.5m


May 12th, 2008 - 11:56 am ICT by admin
Washington, May 12 (ANI): Robert Downey Jr and Gwyneth Paltrow starrer Iron Man has topped the weekend box office for the second week running with a collection of 50.5 million dollars.The ... Read more...

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Iron Man tops weekend box office with 100.8m dollars


May 5th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Iron Man, a superhero film starring Robert Downey Jr., has topped the weekend box office raking in 100.8 million dollars, as per estimates compiled by Exhibitor Relations.Jon ... Read more...

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Sea levels could rise by up to one-and-a-half meters by end of 21st century


April 16th, 2008 - 1:50 pm ICT by admin
London, April 16 (ANI): A new scientific analysis has suggested that sea levels could rise by up to one-and-a-half meters by the end of this century.According to a report by BBC ... Read more...

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Take That concert tickets topped online resales in 2007


March 7th, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Tickets for Take Thats UK tour generated a whopping 12.8 million pounds in online resales in 2007 across the nations 25 biggest sites, according to research firm Tixdaq.The ... Read more...

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Take Thats UK tour was 2007s Biggest Grossing Event


March 7th, 2008 - 5:31 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Take Thats UK tour was the biggest grossing event of 2007 after generating 12.8 million pounds in online resales, according to research firm Tixdaq.The firm also reported that ... Read more...

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