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Bill Clinton fires up the Democrats for Obama


September 6th, 2012 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 6 (IANS) It was clearly Bill Clinton's day as the former president drew from the successes of his own presidency to make a strong case for the ... Read more...

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Moscow court acquits Kasparov


August 25th, 2012 - 8:17 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Moscow court acquitted Russian chess grandmaster and opposition activist Garry Kasparov, accused of violating peaceful gathering by raising slogans last week, during the trial ... Read more...

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Raj blames Bangladeshis for violence, wants Patil out (Roundup)


August 21st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) MNS chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday demanded the resignation of Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil at a mass rally called to denounce the Aug 11 violence ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi infiltrators behind Mumbai violence, says Raj Thackeray


August 21st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Holding infiltrating Bangladeshis responsible for the Aug 11 violence in Mumbai, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday warned that such incidents would not be ... Read more...

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Ramdev announces peaceful march to parliament (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Monday announced a peaceful march to parliament and said he should be allowed to go ahead because he wanted to be ... Read more...

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Ramdev announces march to parliament, cops say no


August 13th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Monday asked his supporters at Ramlila Maidan to get ready for the next phase of the movement against corruption and announced ... Read more...

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Trinamool’s Trivedi compares himself to Tharoor


August 12th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) In a jibe at party leader Mamata Banerjee, Trinamool Congress MP and former railway minister Dinesh Trivedi Saturday equated himself with ousted minister of state ... Read more...

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71 years old Hiroshi Hoketsu is the oldest competitor at the London Olympics


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world was caught by surprise when they experience a rare occasion in the London 2012 Olympic Games. It all happened on Thursday when Hiroshi Hoketsu one ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama sports a $6,800 jacket


July 30th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michelle Obama spotted a 6800 dollar jacket to London recently. The US first lady wore the jacket to London Soiree and she did not receive any ... Read more...

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Ruud Gullit enthralls Mohun Bagan crowd


July 30th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) It was a prized moment for several budding football players of the city who Sunday had an opportunity for a photo op with Dutch football legend ... Read more...

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‘Kya Super Kool…’ earns Rs.7.12 crore on opening day


July 28th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Ekta Kapoor is happy with 'gaalis' (criticism) and 'taalis' (applause) for "Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum", which has drawn a decent response at the ... Read more...

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‘Jhalak…’ not a cake walk for Isha


June 29th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Isha Sharvani's background as a trained dancer left many saying that her participation in "Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5" is unfair given the non-dancers on the show. ... Read more...

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Runaway bride returns home to new toilet in Uttar Pradesh


June 28th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Maharajganj, June 27 (IANS) A young woman, who ran away from her in-laws' house for its lack of toilet, returned Wednesday -- to the same house with an ultra-modern toilet ... Read more...

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Obama makes hay with Romney’s ‘offshoring’ record


June 27th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS) President Barack Obama is having good fun over his likely Republican opponent Mitt Romney's campaign splitting hairs between "offshoring" "outsourcing" to defend his alleged export of ... Read more...

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‘X-Factor’ judges take dig at Barlow


June 7th, 2012 - 4:57 am ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) Singer Gary Barlow became the target of digs by US reality show "X-Factor" judges.Barlow is speculated to receive a knighthood soon as he organised Queen Elizabeth ... Read more...

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Nothing extraordinary about ‘Rakhtbeej’ soundtrack (IANS Music Review)


May 22nd, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Rakhtbeej"; Music Director: Satish-Ajay; Lyricist: Ravi Mantwal, Satish Tripathi; Singers: Mamta Sharma, Ajay Jaiswal, Vinod Rathod, Aishwarya Nigam, Nidhi Prabha, Abhijeet Sawant, Deepak Giri, Chandana Baruah and Shaan, Rating: ... Read more...

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Don’t review a film before its release: Javed Jafferi


May 11th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Javed Jafferi starrer "The Forest" hits theatres Friday but the film has already got a thumbs up from the critics. Despite this applause, the actor is ... Read more...

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Obama cites Dalip Singh Saund to laud Asian contribution


May 9th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 9 (IANS) Citing the example of Dalip Singh Saund, the first Indian American elected to the US Congress, President Barack Obama has lauded the contribution of the ... Read more...

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Barca trail one point behind Real after crushing victory


April 11th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 11 (IANS) Barcelona piled the pressure on leaders Real Madrid with a comfortable 4-0 win at home against Getafe in the La Liga football.The win Tuesday night takes ... Read more...

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Guardiola dedicates Getafe win to Eric Abidal


April 11th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 11 (IANS) Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola dedicated his side's 4-0 win over Getafe Tuesday night to French defender Eric Abidal.Abidal underwent a liver transplant Tuesday and the thoughts ... Read more...

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Katju praises Pakistan media


March 17th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Press Council of India (PCI) chairman Markandey Katju has praised Pakistan journalists, who he said were courageously, "even at the risk of their lives, reporting ... Read more...

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Pakistan lacks strategy to tackle radical Islamists: daily


March 12th, 2012 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 12 (IANS) Pakistan has no coherent strategy to deal with sectarian and radical Islamist groups that practise and preach violent jihad, said a leading daily that warned about ... Read more...

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‘Bad boys’ thrill Delhi


March 4th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Delhi's culture aficianados were caught in a groovy mood as the renowned dance troupe 'Bad Boys of Dance' performed at the Siri Fort ... Read more...

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Speed remebered by Wales at Cardiff City


March 1st, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Cardiff, March 1 (IANS) There was a sombre mood at the Cardiff City Stadium here Wednesday night as Wales make final fitting tribute to former manager Gary Speed at memorial ... Read more...

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Jason Alexander responds to Mitt Romney’s Seinfeld comment


February 25th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) GOP hopeful Mitt Romney misquoted a Seinfeld line during the Arizona debate. Romney said that, “I want to restore America’s promise, and I’m going to do ... Read more...

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Jolie in tears at movie screening


February 16th, 2012 - 5:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie ended up in tears following a standing ovation from the audience at a screening of her new movie "In The Land of ... Read more...

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Newt Gingrich appalled at ‘open marriage’ allegations during Republican debate


January 20th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Newt Gingrich showed his dark side when he was questioned on his ‘open marriage’ stand with his second wife. Newt felt that the media and the ... Read more...

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Now, a ‘paathshaala’ for prospective ‘netas’


December 31st, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 31 (IANS) It is poll-time in India's largest state. And as election euphoria sweeps Uttar Pradesh, a coaching institute in Agra has announced a unique crash course - ... Read more...

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PM is honest but remote controlled, moans Anna (Lead)


December 18th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is an honest man but is "remote controlled", activist Anna Hazare said Sunday, urging people to start filling the jails from ... Read more...

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PM is honest but remote controlled, moans Anna


December 18th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is an honest man but is "remote controlled", activist Anna Hazare said Sunday, urging people to start filling the jails from ... Read more...

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Putin warns West against interfering in Russian elections


November 28th, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's prime minister Vladimir Putin has warned the western powers against meddling in Russia's forthcoming elections after agreeing to stand for president in March 2012.Addressing ... Read more...

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When Italian senate applauded likely caretaker PM


November 11th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 11 (IANS/AKI) Mario Monti, who is expected to be named Italian prime minister, was greeted with a round of applause Friday as he appeared in the Senate a ... Read more...

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George Michael sings for Elton John’s charity


November 8th, 2011 - 1:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 8 (IANS) Singer George Michael organised a star-studded charity bash to help raise funds for veteran singer Elton John's charitable organisation.The "Careless Whisper" singer took to the ... Read more...

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Simulated manned flight to Mars completed


November 4th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The unique Mars 500 experiment simulating a manned flight to the Red Planet has been successfully completed.The metal door of the spacecraft, sealed July 3, ... Read more...

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Axl Rose falls onstage


October 21st, 2011 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 21 (IANS) Guns N' Roses frontman Axl Rose was left embarrassed after he tumbled on stage during a performance.The band was playing at Mexico City's Palacio De ... Read more...

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