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India’s medal winners at London Olympics


August 12th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) The following is the list of India's medal winners at the 2012 London Olympics:Medal Name Sport Event Date Silver Vijay Kumar Shooting Men's 25m rapid fire ... Read more...

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90 years old Dr William Bell holds the world record for pole vaulting


August 8th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As impossible as it seems, 90 year old, Dr. William Bell created a record in scooping up the championship in pole vaulting. This came out as a ... Read more...

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England rises to 3rd spot in FIFA rankings


August 8th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) England climbed to the third position in the new FIFA rankings published Wednesday, the team's highest ever placing.World and European champions Spain held on to ... Read more...

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Liu Xiang arrives in London, eying second Olympic gold medal


July 12th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) China's high hurdler Liu Xiang has arrived here aiming for a second Olympic gold medal after his first win in Athens eight years ago.He will first ... Read more...

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Keshub Mahindra retires in Aug 8, Anand to take over (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) After remaining at the helm for 48 years, Mahindra & Mahindra Chairman Keshub Mahindra will step down Aug 8, making way for his nephew, Anand Mahindra, ... Read more...

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India enter semifinals of SAFF U-16 football


August 5th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 5 (IANS) India U-16 football team thrashed Maldives 5-0 in their last group league match of the SAFF U-16 championships at the Dashrath Stadium here Friday to advance ... Read more...

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Oz teen jailed for shouting ‘I am a penis’ has jail sentence reduced


March 31st, 2011 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 31 (ANI): A teenager in Brisbane, Australia, who was jailed for seven days for walking through a busy inner city street chanting "I am a f****** penis", has had his ... Read more...

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Pennsylvanian Female Shocks Herself And Her Brother With A Stun Gun In Public


September 4th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, September 4, 2010 (Just Flashed): The police personnel in Erie in Pennsylvania have mentioned that a 45-year-old female named Darlene Newara of that area was somehow able to zap herself and ... Read more...

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John Travolta, Kelly Preston expecting boy


August 26th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 26 (ANI): Hollywood actor John Travolta and wife Kelly Preston are expecting a boy.Preston's rep has confirmed the news, reports People Magazine.The couple celebrated the pregnancy news with some 40 ... Read more...

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North Korea confirms seizing S. Korean fishing boat


August 19th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 19 (ANI): A South Korean fishing boat with three Chinese on board has been seized by the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), according to the KCNA news agency.The ... Read more...

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Academy Award Winning Actress Patricia Neal Passes Away


August 10th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): American actress Patricia Neal, who won Oscar for her performance in the 1963 movie Hud, has passed away on August 8 at the age of ... Read more...

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One killed by elephant in West Bengal


August 9th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 9 (IANS) One person was killed by an elephant in West Bengal's Bankura district early Monday - the second such incident in the district in two days, police said. Bankura ... Read more...

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Claire Sinclair In ‘Bunny House’


August 9th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The recent 'Girls Next Door: Bunny House' episode promised to the audience a whole new type of reality drama that includes bikini parties and Playboy models. ... Read more...

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Poo-Powered Car In Bristol


August 8th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Herbie is passé now. The new rage on the streets of Bristol is the poo-powered Volkswagen. This car is entirely powered by methane ... Read more...

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Wine Vending Machines Tested In Pennsylvania


August 8th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Residents of Pennsylvania will now have the unique opportunity of getting wine via the vending machines. However, the reports state that the citizens must ... Read more...

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Leonardo DiCaprio All Set To Propose To His Girlfriend Of Five Years


August 8th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Leonardo DiCaprio all set to propose to his girlfriend of five years now. Bar Refaeli is reportedly going to be proposed in ... Read more...

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Dominic Monaghan Says Kissing Megan Fox Is Just Work


August 8th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Dominic Monaghan got to kiss Megan Fox for Eminem's new video ‘Love the Way You Lie’. He said that it was all right when ... Read more...

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Yoko Lennon Opposed To Parole For Killer


August 8th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Yoko Ono, the widow of John Lennon voiced her apprehensions as she vehemently opposed the decision of granting parole to his killer.She said that ... Read more...

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Deryck Whibley Attacked In A Japanese Bar Brawl


August 8th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Deryck Whibley, a lead member of the Sum 41 band had been attacked by three unidentified men when he got involved in a bar ... Read more...

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George Lucas Series On Live-Action Star Wars “On Hold” Due To Lack Of Funds


August 8th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): There’s good news for the sci-fi fans. The live-action television series of ‘Star Wars’ will be very similar to the movie with the only ... Read more...

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Jackass 3D Trailer Released On Web


August 8th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
August 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The trailer of ‘Jackass’ is out now. And as the name suggests it is entirely in 3D. It will be possible to see ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda new planning chief’s mom calls him “kind, loving, caring”


August 8th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
New York, August 8 (ANI): The mother of a Saudi-born American and allegedly al-Qaeda's new head of global operational planning, Adnan G. Shukrijumah, whom the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has termed ... Read more...

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Nuke-armed Iran would be positive for Middle East: Arab poll


August 8th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 8 (ANI): For the first time, a majority of Arabs believe that a nuclear-armed Iran would be a positive for the Middle East.Over seven out of ten Arabs participating ... Read more...

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Backpacker jailed in India to be transferred to UK


August 8th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 8 (ANI): A 33-year old backpacker from Kent, Patrick Malluzzo who has been serving a ten year sentence in one Rajasthan's Kota prison with charges of possessing cannabis, has been ... Read more...

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Mukherjee lauds Bangladesh effort in tackling NE insurgency


August 8th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravi ShankarDhaka, August 8 (ANI): Visiting Indian Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has appreciated the effort of the Bangladesh Government in tackling the menace of extremism and terrorism in the region."We ... Read more...

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British Muslim group opens summer camp in Coventry as “spiritul war” against terrorism


August 8th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 8 (ANI): British Muslims are taking part in the UK's first anti-terrorism summer camp, opened on Saturday, in Coventry as part of a "spiritual war" against Al Qaeda recruiters.According ... Read more...

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Eighteen-year-old to be executed on false charge of sodomy in Iran


August 8th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 8 (ANI): An 18-year-old Iranian Ebrahim Hamidi would be facing execution on charges of homosexuality, despite his accuser confessing that he had made false accusations under pressure from his parents.According ... Read more...

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Medical equipment exhibition in Chennai


August 7th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by ANI
By JayakumarChennai, Aug 7 (ANI): An annual medical equipment exhibition 'Medicall 2010' began is on here since Friday.Companies from over 30 countries are displaying their medical equipments at the Chennai Trade ... Read more...

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CBI takes Amit Shah into custody


August 7th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
Gandhinagar, Aug 7 (ANI): The Central Bureau of investigation (CBI) took former Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah into its custody following the order of the Gujarat High Court that granted two-day custody ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin case: CBI reaches Sabarmati jail to question Shah


August 7th, 2010 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Gandhinagar, Aug 7 (ANI): The investigating agencies reached the Sabarmati jail on Saturday morning to commence the interrogation of former Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah, following the order of the Gujarat High ... Read more...

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Identical twin sisters celebrate 100th b’day!


August 5th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, August 5 (ANI): Identical twins Alison and Audrey were born 100 years ago, and this week they celebrated their birthday.Alison was first out of the womb, though Audrey claims there was ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin case: CBI challenges lower court order on Amit Shah’s remand


August 5th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Gandhinagar, Aug 5 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) challenged the order of a lower court rejecting its plea for remand of former Gujarat Minister Amit Shah in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin case: Ex-ADGP Mathur appears before CBI


August 5th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Gandhinagar, Aug 5 (ANI): OP Mathur, former Additional Director General of Police, appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday for questioning in connection with the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter ... Read more...

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Soundgarden Plan To Play A Pre-Lollapalooza Gig


July 28th, 2010 - 10:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Iconic band Soundgarden will soon be warming up for its August 8 gig, where they headline the popular Lollapalooza Festival in Chicago's Grant Park. The ... Read more...

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Groin surgery rules Drogba out for three weeks


July 25th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 25 (ANI): Chelsea striker Didier Drogba is a doubtful starter for the season curtain raiser against Manchester United in the Community Shield at Wembley on August 8 after undergoing ... Read more...

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