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For first time, Myanmar state media reports Suu Kyi’s US trip


September 21st, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Sep 21 (IANS) Myanmar state media Friday reported news about opposition leader and parliamentarian Aung San Suu Kyi's trip to the US for the first time, a rare move ... Read more...

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U.S. jobless rate drops to 8.1% as people give up searching for work


September 8th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- With employers in the United States adding just 96,000 jobs last month, the national unemployment rate dropped to 8.1 percent as nearly four times as many people ... Read more...

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Dr. Obama’s Republican prescription


September 7th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) "Have a surplus? Try a tax cut." "Deficit too high? Try another." "Feel a cold coming on? Take two tax cuts, roll back some regulations ... Read more...

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With hope tested, Obama seeks more time for change


September 7th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Bill Clinton was a tough act to follow. But President Barack Obama made a compelling case for his re-election with a forceful speech framing the ... Read more...

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Indian American actor Kal Penn to host Obama nomination meet


September 4th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) Indian American actor Kal Pen will have a starring role, hosting primetime coverage at the Democratic National Convention Thursday when President Barack Obama accepts the ... Read more...

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Romney promises to deliver what Obama could not


August 31st, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) A 100,000 red, white and blue balloons dropped from the ceiling in a rain of confetti as Mitt Romney accepted the Republican nomination to challenge ... Read more...

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Need second freedom struggle against hunger and disease: President


August 14th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The nation needs a second freedom struggle to ensure that India is free forever from hunger, disease and poverty, President Pranab Mukherjee said Tuesday."We ... Read more...

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Elton John calls Madonna a nightmare


August 8th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 8 (IANS) Elton John and Madonna's rivalry seems to have gone to a new level. John has lashed out at Material Girl, calling her a "nightmare"."She's ... Read more...

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‘Amour’ wins Palme d’Or top prize at Cannes


May 28th, 2012 - 4:35 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, May 28 (IANS) "Amour" (Love) by Michael Haneke was awarded the 2012 Palme d'Or top prize at the closing ceremony of the 65th Cannes film festival here Sunday night, ... Read more...

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India assumes ADB board of governors’ chair


May 5th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, May 5 (IANS) IndianFinance Minister Pranab Mukherjee was Saturday elected chairman of the board of governors of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for a year.Mukherjee will hold the ... Read more...

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Joyce Banda sworn in as Malawi president


April 8th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lilongwe, April 8 (IANS) Malawi Vice President Joyce Banda has been sworn in as the country's president following the death of president Mutharika Thursday due to a cardiac arrest.In her ... Read more...

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Today is Dakota Fanning’s birthday


February 24th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dakota Fanning, the once little child who dazzled many people including Tom Cruise, turned 18 today (the 23rd of February 2012). As unbelievable as this may ... Read more...

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Nawaz Sharif begins fresh term as party chief


July 28th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 28 (IANS) Former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has begun a new term as president of the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N).Nawaz Sharif was declared elected unopposed as ... Read more...

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Chinese teachings give me inner strength: UN chief


July 3rd, 2011 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 3 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says inner strength is more important than physical strength and he gets his strength by following the classical teachings of Chinese greats ... Read more...

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Indian student leader gets Australian award


July 2nd, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 2 (IANS) The leader of the association of Indian-origin students in Australia who protested attacks against Indians in Melbourne has been given the 2011 Young Victorian of the ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey honored at Daytime Emmys


June 21st, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Oprah Winfrey’s contribution to daytime television has been appreciated at the 38th annual Daytime Emmys. Oprah stepped down as the host of the highly successful talk ... Read more...

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Natalie Portman now a belly dancer


April 30th, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NY Post has some new description for Natalie Portman. In a recent report, the newspaper said the “Black Swan” actress was spotted at SoHo with her ... Read more...

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`Ticket to Paradise’ takes top prize at Havana Film Fest New York


April 17th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 17 (IANS/EFE) Cuban film "Boleto al paraiso" (Ticket to Paradise) by Gerardo Chijona took home best picture at the Havana Film Festival New York.The film was based ... Read more...

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Natalie Portman plays down the ‘Black Swan’ controversy


April 7th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Natalie Portman has played down the controversy surrounding her role in the 2010 epic movie “Black Swan”.Natalie’s double in the movie, Sarah Lane, seem to suggest ... Read more...

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WWE Hall of Fame Induction: Sunny and Drew Carey


April 5th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sunny's acceptance speech was not shown on the broadcast of the WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony by 'USA' Network, reportedly due to the fact that USA has ... Read more...

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WWE Hall of Fame Induction: Road Warriors


April 5th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jerry The King Lawler was the first one to be called onstage last night at the WWE Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony as he welcomed everyone to the ... Read more...

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I smoked weed before 1991 Oscar speech, reveals Whoopi Goldberg


March 25th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 25 (ANI): Actress Whoopi Goldberg has revealed that when she took to the stage in 1991 to receive her Oscar award she was actually under the influence of drugs.The ... Read more...

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Whoopi Goldberg smoked cannabis before accepting her 1992 Oscar


March 25th, 2011 - 1:47 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Whoopi Goldberg according to the celebrity website TMZ smoked cannabis before mounting the stage to accept her award as best supporting actress in 1992 ... Read more...

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‘Legally Blonde’ star wins best musical actress at Laurence Olivier Awards


March 14th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 14 (ANI): 'Legally Blonde' star Sheridan Smith has been honoured with the best musical actress gong at the Laurence Olivier Awards in London.Smith won the award for her role in ... Read more...

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I will host Golden Globes again if Sheen joins me, says Ricky Gervais


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 03 (ANI): Ricky Gervais has said that he will host the Golden Globes awards again - if Charlie Sheen is by his side.The "Office" creator linked off of his ... Read more...

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Mumbai police uncultured: Asha Bhosle


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), March 1 (IANS) Renowned playback singer Asha Bhosale Tuesday sang a different tune by criticising the Mumbai police and accusing it of being uncultured.Her sharp comments stunned a ... Read more...

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Colin ‘the king’s’ speech at Oscars


February 28th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) After winning his first Oscar for playing a strutting monarch in "The King's Speech", Colin Firth said the award is "quite formidable" and possibly "the greatest honour" ... Read more...

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Melissa Leo apologises for the f-bomb at Oscars


February 28th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 28 (ANI): Melissa Leo, who grabbed the Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the 2011 Academy Awards, has apologized for using f-word during her acceptance speech.Leo, who won ... Read more...

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Leonardo DiCaprio’s ‘Inception’ triumphs at ASC Awards


February 15th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Sci-fi thriller 'Inception', starring Leonardo DiCaprio, was the big winner at the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) Awards in Los Angeles.Cinematographer Wally Pfister triumphed in the feature film ... Read more...

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Kate Hudson attends the Grammy Award ceremony


February 14th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kate Hudson was amongst the audience during the Grammy Awards and of course it turned out to be a special night for her.The 31-year-old’s British boyfriend ... Read more...

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Watson may be second man after Ponting to win back-to-back Allan Border Medals


February 4th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb.4 (ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson is poised to follow in the footsteps of Ricky Ponting and become just the second man to pick up the coveted Alan Border Medal two ... Read more...

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Dame Judi Dench receives Dorchester Outstanding Achievement Award


January 26th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Legendary actress Dame Judi Dench has been presented with the Dorchester Outstanding Achievement Award at a ceremony in London.The 76-year-old actress was honoured with the prize by theatre ... Read more...

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Newly elected President of UN’s Economic and Social Council outlines agenda


January 19th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) -- The newly-elected President of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), Lazarous Kapambwe of Zambia, on Tuesday outlined the body’s agenda for the coming year and pledged ... Read more...

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Claire Danes Bags Golden Globe Award For “Temple Grandin”


January 17th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Temple Grandin" is regarded as one of the popular and notable television series, owing to its intrinsic plot and wonderful portrayal of characters. On Sunday, 68th ... Read more...

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Trent Reznor Wins Golden Globe Award For ‘Best Original Score-Motion Picture’


January 17th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The night was filled with memorable moments and unusual victories. The 2011 Golden Globe Awards saw some of the most exciting and mesmerizing moments. Perhaps one ... Read more...

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