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Under-construction World Cup stadium disgraceful, says Medvedev


September 1st, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev Saturday said the under-construction football stadium here "looks disgraceful" and would not receive more cash handouts from the government.The ... Read more...

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Iran ready to expand ties with North Korea


August 28th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 27 (IANS) Iran is ready to increase its ties with North Korea in all fields, the Islamic country's foreign minister has said.Speaking while meeting his North Korean ... Read more...

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Goa earned Rs.30 crore from casino entry fee


August 6th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 6 (IANS) Nearly 3.5 lakh gamblers and gambling enthusiasts hit the offshore and onshore casinos in Goa over the last two-and-a-half years, government statistics show.Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia, Bahrain discuss bilateral relations


August 1st, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jeddah, Aug 1 (IANS/WAM) Saudi Arabia and Bahrain have held bilateral talks during which the two sides reviewed prospects of furthering cooperation between them.They also discussed the latest developments in ... Read more...

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Temporary basketball arena to be sold after Olympic Games


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) The temporary basketball arena will be sold after the 2012 London Olympic Games, and Brazil, the hosts of the 2016 edition, is the most likely buyer, ... Read more...

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Madonna cancels Australian tour


July 19th, 2012 - 7:56 am ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) Pop star Madonna has called off plans to tour Australia for the first time in nearly 20 years.The 53-year-old had provisionally booked a number of ... Read more...

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Colombian volcano erupts


July 2nd, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, July 2 (IANS/EFE) A volcano in Colombia has erupted, sending a plume of ash and vapour 10 km into the sky, officials said.The volcano erupted at 5:40 p.m. Saturday, ... Read more...

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Sochi Winter Olympics preparations are on, says Putin


May 12th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 12 (IANS) Preparations for the 2014 Winter Olympics in the Black Sea resort of Sochi are right on course as scheduled, Russian President Vladimir Putin said."Much has been ... Read more...

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Former Real Madrid hero, Zarraga, dies aged 81


April 5th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 5 (IANS) Former Real Madrid captain Jose Maria Zarraga died late Tuesday at the age of 81, the football club said.Zarraga, who was born in 1930 in the ... Read more...

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‘Lonely’ Clooney feels sleepless


February 19th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 19 (IANS) Actor George Clooney says he feels "lonely" while attending public events and says he goes through "a very tough time" sleeping."Turning off the television causes ... Read more...

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Myneni enters semi-finals of ITF Futures tennis


November 10th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 10 (IANS) Wild card Saketh Myneni continued his title assault as he reached the semi-finals of the TNTA-ITF men's Futures tennis tournament here Thursday when his opponent, sixth ... Read more...

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X Factor: Brennen Hunt


September 30th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night was the final night of auditions for 'The X Factor' this season. Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, LA Reid, and Nicole Scherzinger all waited to judge the ... Read more...

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X-Factor Season Premiere: Rachel Crow


September 22nd, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A record breaking twenty thousand people showed up in LA to try out for Simon Cowell's new singing reality competition show for the biggest prize in television history...a ... Read more...

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Don’t remember? Or don’t think you remember?


September 15th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) One day you notice a group of boys passing by in a park. The next day you learn police are looking for someone to identify him ... Read more...

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Morrison to join Backstreet Boys tour


May 19th, 2011 - 3:17 am ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) "Glee" star Matthew Morrison is set to join American band Backstreet Boys for their upcoming tour alongwith American boy band New Kids on The Block."This is ... Read more...

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George Michael announces comeback tour


May 7th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (IANS) Singer George Michael is set to hit the road for a new tour, just three years after he quit performing live.The "Faith" hitmaker performed two London ... Read more...

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Boyzone to release new album this year


April 3rd, 2011 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) Singer Ronan Keating has revealed Boyzone will release a new album before the end of the year.The group released their last LP "Brother" - which was ... Read more...

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Referee sets record by giving 36 red cards in one game


March 4th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Referee Damien Rubino has set a soccer record of sorts by giving a whopping 36 red cards in a match.Rubino on Tuesday issued these red cards during an ... Read more...

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‘On fire’ Lee dismisses Ashes comeback calls


December 5th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 5(ANI): Fast bowler Brett Lee has dismissed any chance of an emergency return to Test cricket to inject a lethal sting into Australia's maligned Ashes attack.Lee, who had retired from ... Read more...

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MJ gets his own Cirque Du Soleil show - ‘The Immortal World Tour’


November 4th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 04 (ANI): Late Michael Jackson will be getting his own Cirque Du Soleil show, with his'The Immortal World Tour' set to open in Canada next October.The show will ... Read more...

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Big B praises cleaner, greener Delhi


October 22nd, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is here to receive the National Award, Friday said the capital looks much greener and cleaner after the recently concluded Commonwealth ... Read more...

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British media mock India for Games disaster (Lead)


September 23rd, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) From raising issues of child labour to pointing to the "agonisingly inefficient infrastructure", the British media Thursday launched a scathing attack on the poor preparedness for the Commonwealth ... Read more...

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All CWG venues are ready: Kalmadi


September 13th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 13 (ANI): Amid apprehensions about the quality of the venues and preparedness of sporting facilities, Commonwealth Games Organising Committee Chairman Suresh Kalmadi has expressed confidence, saying that all venues ... Read more...

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Sonia seeks innovation in mineral, forest management


August 19th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Dealing with the "Naxalite challenge" would call for "fundamental innovations" in how mineral resources were utilised and forests managed, Congress president Sonia Gandhi said here Thursday. Addressing ... Read more...

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Gowtham Menon Picks Kalavani


July 22nd, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It looks like 2010 is gonna be a very special year for Gowtham Vasudev Menon as the filmmaker has differentiated him as a successful ... Read more...

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Politics is hell, won’t join it: Rahman


July 13th, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, July 13 (IANS) Music maestro A.R. Rahman has no intention of ever joining politics, describing it as a "hell""It is from one hell to another - lack of creativity ... Read more...

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A.R. Rahman to meet fans in Britain before tour


July 12th, 2010 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Oscar award winning music composer A.R. Rahman will meet his fans and mediapersons here Tuesday ahead of his musical tour of Britain later this month. Rahman is now on ... Read more...

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Working with Usher, Dido, but not for my album: A.R. Rahman (Interview)


July 5th, 2010 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Oscar-winning Indian composer A.R. Rahman says contrary to reports, he will not be collaborating with U&B star Usher and pop singer Dido for his next ... Read more...

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Aarya Acquires ‘Boss Enginra Bhaskaran’


July 1st, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Within the short span of his career, actor Aarya has been proving his efficaciousness in different arenas. Choosing the best scripts and exceptionally challenging roles, the ... Read more...

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Erin Andrew’s ESPN Contract About To End?


June 26th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 26, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The well known sportscaster, Erin Andrews, may have to leave the popular channel ESPN as her contract with them will expire soon. July 1, is ... Read more...

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Shankar Banking On ‘Anantha Purathu Veedu’


June 25th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): A moment for Shankar to decide - DO or QUIT. Shankar's ballyhoos for his previous films have just proved its dichotomy. Sometimes he has basked ... Read more...

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Basketball federation joins hands with IMG Reliance


June 21st, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Basketball Federation of India (BFI) has joined hands with IMG Reliance, a joint venture between IMG Worldwide and Reliance Industries, to develop the sport in the ... Read more...

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India strengthening its border infrastructure: Antony


May 31st, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
Pune (Maharashtra), May 31 (ANI): Defence Minister A K Antony on Monday said India is now strengthening border infrastructure in regions prone to internal and external threats.He pointed out that there was ... Read more...

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Kenny Anderson Graduates After Wasting $63 Million


May 14th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez May 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) NBA player Kenny Anderson earned $63 million in his basketball career spanning 14 years and burned through it within a very quick span. An athlete going ... Read more...

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Is Shankar planning to quit production?


May 3rd, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It looks like filmmaker Shankar has gone obnoxious against his own will of producing films. Shankar commenced his production venture with "Mudhalvan' as a co-producer and later ... Read more...

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