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Aamir inspired me to take up ‘Prithvi’: Kannada actor Puneeth


September 12th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar, youngest son of late actor Rajkumar, is a huge fan of Aamir Khan and says the Bollywood star inspired him ... Read more...

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Del Bosque expected tough fight from Georgia


September 12th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 12 (IANS) Spain football coach Vicente del Bosque said he expected a tough fight from Georgia, whom they beat 1-0 in an away game to kick-off their World ... Read more...

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Indian GP ticket prices slashed for limited period


September 11th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The ticket prices for the Oct 26-28 Formula One Indian Grand Prix have been slashed with a grandstand seat costing Rs.21,000 instead of Rs.30,000 and ... Read more...

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Army sponsors industrial tour for residents of LoC town


September 11th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 11 (IANS) The Army in Jammu and Kashmir Tuesday flagged off a group of 25 people from a town near the Line of Control (LoC) in the state's ... Read more...

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Faced with criticism, Chandy goes slow on ‘Emerging Kerala’ website


September 5th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 5 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday decided to go slow on updating the 'Emerging Kerala' website after his attempts at transparency turned ... Read more...

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IGNOU opens admissions for biodiversity programme


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University Sunday invited applications for admission to its online programme in biodiversity."IGNOU's chair for sustainable development (CSD) invites applications for ... Read more...

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My aim is to reach top 15: Kashyap


August 29th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap, the first Indian shuttler to reach the quarter-finals of the Olympic Games, now aims to break into top-15 of world badminton.Kashyap, who ... Read more...

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I am not gender-biased: Bhandarkar


August 29th, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Madhur Bhandarkar is popular for making women-oriented films like "Chandni Bar", "Page 3" and "Fashion" and the filmmaker clarifies that this doesn't mean he ... Read more...

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Internacional rejects Tottenham bid for Damiao


August 28th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, Aug 28 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur target Leandro Damiao will not be sold until at least the end of the year, Brazilian Serie A soccer club Internacional said.Internacional ... Read more...

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Togolese women begin sex-strike for regime change


August 27th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) A group of Togolese women have commenced a week-long sex strike in an unusual attempt to oust the west African nation's president and end decades of ... Read more...

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Luxury Hotel for Dogs to Open in New York City


August 21st, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A luxury hotel for dogs will be opening in New York City next month. The luxury hotel which is being made for dogs that are ... Read more...

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Limbless man swims between US and Russian Isles


August 20th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bering Strait, Aug 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A limbless man has challenged many when he swam from America to Asia within less than two hours. Quadruple Amputte Philippe Croizon is the alleged ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh border guards exchange saplings (With Image)


August 19th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 19 (IANS) Indian and Bangladeshi border guards have exchanged saplings as part of a programme to green their winding border.The Border Security Force (BSF) and the Border Guard ... Read more...

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Gaga opts for gluten free diet


August 18th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 18 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga has gone on a gluten free diet as she begins the latest leg of her "Born This Way Ball" tour in Bulgaria.The ... Read more...

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Bill Gates is investing in futuristic toilets


August 17th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 17(THAINDIAN NEWS)The computer inventor Bill Gates is thinking about introducing futuristic toilets. It is said the he has invested a lot of money particularly in the technology of coming ... Read more...

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Leave BJP, Lalu tells Nitish


August 16th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 16 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Thursday dared Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to snap ties with the BJP if he really cared for secularism ... Read more...

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BJP chief ministers, leaders to meet in Delhi


August 16th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Chief ministers of the states ruled by the BJP, and key party leaders will be meeting here Saturday to discuss the present economic situation ... Read more...

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Could have won gold from other draw: Yogeshwar Dutt


August 15th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) India's Olympic bronze medallist wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt said Wednesday that he could have won the gold had he been placed in the other half of ... Read more...

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‘Hera-pheri’ in total sanitation programme: Jairam Ramesh


August 14th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Funds were being misappropriated in the total sanitation programme, Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Tuesday said.Replying to supplementaries in the Rajya Sabha, Ramesh said the ... Read more...

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Owen never wanted stardom


August 13th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 13 (IANS) Actor Clive Owen says stardom and fame was never his aim as he was more keen on doing theatre."I never wanted to be a movie ... Read more...

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‘Indian footballers should stick to their natural style’


August 12th, 2012 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, August 11 (IANS) Coach of the national under-23 football team, Arthur Papas Saturday said Indian players should stick to their natural play instead of adopting any foreign style. "It ... Read more...

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Olympic football: Pele hoping for historic Brazil victory


August 10th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Football legend Pele is hoping Brazil will achieve a prize that has eluded him - an Olympics gold medal.Pele, who played in three World Cup-winning teams ... Read more...

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Ross giving marriage second chance?


August 10th, 2012 - 4:41 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (IANS) Model Liberty Ross wants things to work out with husband director Rupert Sanders who cheated on her after his fling with actress Kristen Stewart.The model was ... Read more...

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Have Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux broken up?


August 9th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rumors have been spreading recently about the falling apart of Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux relationship. These allegations are however denied by a representative of Jennifer ... Read more...

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Argentine president inherits $6.8 mn


August 8th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 8 (IANS/EFE) Argentine President Cristina Fernandez inherited 31.6 million pesos ($6.8 million) from her late husband and predecessor, Nestor Kirchner, the media reported Tuesday, citing financial disclosure ... Read more...

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Himalayan Kalka-Shimla train on its final journey


August 7th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Shimla, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Kalka-Shimla train which is famously known for romantic travel is now destined for its end in the railways. Himalayan officials come to a conclusion that they ... Read more...

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Chinese sitcom accused of copying ‘Friends’


August 7th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The popular Chinese Sitcom which is known for producing jokes in the entertainment industry is being accused of duplicating other US shows. After the US show Friends ... Read more...

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Team Anna disbanded, says Anna Hazare (Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Team Anna has been disbanded and the work that had started in its name has ended, its leader Anna Hazare announced Monday.Hazare, who said ... Read more...

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Playing dumb fun for Shivshakti Sachdev (With Image)


August 6th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Television actress Shivshakti Sachdev plays a beauty without brains in Disney channel's show "The Suite Life of Karan and Kabir" and says she enjoys the role ... Read more...

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Girl power in Jamia (To go with: Turkish language course flavour at Jamia)


August 5th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
There has been increase of about 12 percent in girl students in Jamia Millia Islamia, following a 10 percent reservation for girls. With this, the percentage of girls on the campus ... Read more...

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Team Anna’s political alternative will be an ‘andolan’, says Kejriwal


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Throwing light on its proposed "political alternative", Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal said Friday that it would not be a party but an "andolan" ... Read more...

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Olympics security guard accused of insulting soldier


July 31st, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A G4S security guard was recently accused of insulting a soldier. This incident occurred during the Olympic Games as they were both undertaking their duties. The ... Read more...

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UAE ambassadors’ meet Monday


July 29th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, 29 (IANS/WAM) Nearly 140 heads of diplomatic missions and ambassadors of the UAE will gather at a foreign policy conference here Monday.The 7th Forum of UAE Ambassadors will ... Read more...

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Hazare begins fast, demands passage of Jan Lokpal bill (Second Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Septuagenarian social activist Anna Hazare began an indefinite fast against corruption here Sunday brushing away concerns about his health, saying people would not let ... Read more...

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Olympic TT: Ghosh’s loss ends Indian challenge


July 29th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Soumyajit Ghosh put up a spirited effort against higher ranked Kim Hyok Bong of North Korea before going down in the men's singles second round at ... Read more...

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