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Australia rallies for vote for Super Trawler


September 12th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In Sydney the hopes of stopping a super trawler from fishing in Australia’s water were turned down as those in favor of the fishing expressed their disregard ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

After playing Mallika, Rukhsar looks forward to new show


September 12th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Actress Rukhsar says that she enjoyed playing Dr. Mallika in television show "Kuch Toh Loh Kahenge" and now she is looking forward to another show.The actress ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Upbeat West Indies geared up for World Twenty20


September 12th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 12 (IANS/CMC) West Indies cricket captain Darren Sammy said the team was looking forward to winning the World Twenty20 Championship and bringing back the smiles of fans in the ... Read more...

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Australia beat Pakistan by 94 runs, lose series 1-2


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 11 (IANS) Australia registered a commanding 94-run win in the third and final Twenty20 International against Pakistan after losing the first two games. A record 111-run opening stand ... Read more...

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NATO soldier killed in Afghan blast


September 9th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 9 (IANS) A soldier with the NATO-led coalition was killed Sunday in a blast in southern Afghanistan, the military alliance said in a statement."An International Security Assistance ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Australia lose to Pakistan in dramatic finish


September 8th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 8 (IANS) Australia lost the second T20 cricket match against Pakistan by six wickets after the game went down to the wire.The match finished with a dramatic super ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka navy arrests 54 Australia-bound asylum seekers


September 6th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 6 (IANS) The Sri Lankan navy Thursday arrested 54 Australia-bound asylum seekers, Xinhua reported.According to the Sri Lankan navy's media unit, a boat carrying the asylum seekers to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sharapova reaches US Open semi-finals


September 6th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova defeated France's Marion Bartoli 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 to reach the US Open semi-finals.The match between Sharapova, the world ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Proteas women tour Bangladesh ahead of World T20


September 4th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 4 (IANS) The South African women's cricket team arrived here Tuesday to play six warm-up matches against Bangladesh ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup in Sri Lanka ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kohli optimistic of Indian win


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) Playing "normal cricket" will be the key to India's success in the second Test against New Zealand if they have to chase a target of 250-plus, ... Read more...

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Pakistan beat Australia by seven wickets


September 1st, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 1 (IANS) Australia lost the second One Day International (ODI) against Pakistan by seven wickets at Sheikh Zayed Stadium here.After winning the toss and batting first, Australia ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Thailand Breaks World Record for Largest Mass Massage


August 31st, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bangkok, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thailand has just broken the world record for the largest mass massages. The country now has a Guinness world record to prove that it is the real ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand, Thailand Tourism |

First Paralympic gold goes to China


August 31st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Zhang Cuiping won the first gold medal of the London Paralympic Games with a world record performance.Zhang, 24, notched up 500.9 points on aggregate ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Australian capital expenditure goes up


August 30th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 30 (IANS) The rise in capital expenditure (capex) in the June quarter suggests that the mining boom in Australia will continue for the next few years, economists said ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Uttarakhand’s Rs.11 lakh for Unmukt Chand


August 29th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Aug 29 (IANS) Uttarakhand Wednesday announced a cash reward of Rs.11 lakh for Unmukt Chand, who led India to lift the 2012 U-19 World Cup.Sports Minister Dinesh Agarwal made ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Windies performed well, says U-19 captain Braithwaite


August 29th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Aug 29 (IANS/CMC) West Indies colts captain Kraigg Braithwaite says his team performed well despite its failure to capture the Under-19 world cup down under.Of the ten matches played, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

India U-19 cricket team gets heroes welcome


August 28th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) The triumphant U-19 Indian cricket team arrived home to a euphoric reception here Tuesday afternoon.As Delhi boy and skipper Unmukt Chand, who hit a match-winning unbeaten ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Madonna cancels OZ show for children’s sake


August 28th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 28 (IANS) Singer Madonna recently cancelled her tour to Australia, so she can spend time with her children and does not wish to be an irresponsible ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

ICC president congratulates India U-19 side


August 27th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 27 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) president Alan Isaac Monday congratulated the Indian team for winning the U-19 World Cup for the third time Sunday in Australia."It ... Read more...

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U-19 victory: Unmukt Chand hails team effort


August 26th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 26 (IANS) India captain Unmukt Chand, who struck a match-winning century for his side in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup final here Sunday, chose to single out ... Read more...

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We were confident we could win: Smit Patel


August 26th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Towsville (Australia), Aug 26 (IANS) India's Smit Patel, who hit the winning runs in the ICC U-19 World Cup final against Australia, Sunday said he was always confident of victory."It ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

UAE, Australia discuss ties


August 25th, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 24 (IANS/WAM) Officials of the UAE and Australia have held talks on boosting bilateral relations, especially in the nuclear energy sector.The UAE's Assistant Foreign Minister for International ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tendulkar pays Laxman a visit


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar paid a visit to his former team mate V.V.S. Laxman, who surprisingly retired from international cricket ahead of India's first Test ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Aussie Scientists Challenge ‘Big Bang’ Theory


August 21st, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists from Australia have challenged the long lasting “Big Bang” theory. According to the “big bang” theory all the matters in the universe were sparsely populated before ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Sri Lankan Navy arrests Australia-bound asylum seekers


August 20th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 20 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Navy Monday arrested 83 people, including 66 Tamils, who were heading on two boats to Australia illegally to seek asylum, a navy spokesman ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

U-19 World Cup: India beat Pakistan in a thriller


August 20th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 20 (IANS) Indian colts defeated arch-rivals Pakistan by one wicket to enter the semifinals of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup here Monday.India, chasing a paltry 136, ended ... Read more...

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China’s Wen Xia Yu wins Miss World 2012 title, Vanya Mishra loses (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Ordos (China), Aug 18 (IANS) China's Wen Xia Yu was crowned the Miss World 2012 at a gala ceremony here Saturday.Wales' Sophie Moulds was adjudged the first runner-up, while Australia's ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Australia’s consumer confidence falls


August 15th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 15 (IANS) The confidence of Australian consumers has fallen despite some positive economic news over the past month, a survey released Wednesday showed.The survey was released by Westpac ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Olympics: Rana finishes 36th in men’s 50km walk


August 11th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) India's Basanta Bahadur Rana created a national record but that could only ensure him a 36th place in the men's 50km walk at the London Olympics ... Read more...

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Olympic diving : Chen retains 10m diving title in style


August 10th, 2012 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Chen Ruolin retained her Olympic title in the women's 10 metre platform Thursday, demolishing the field with an exhibition of exquisite diving.Chen, 19, won ... Read more...

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46 complaints against NRI husbands in two years: Minister


August 9th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A total of 46 complaints from women that their NRI husbands were harassing them or have deserted them were received by the ministry of overseas ... Read more...

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Olympic sailing: Gold for Australia in men’s 49er


August 8th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Australian crew of Nathan Outterridge and Iain Jensen won the gold in the Olympic men's 49er sailing class by a convincing margin here Wednesday.Outterridge ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

(VM) ‘Disco Valley’overcomes pig problem


August 8th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) The producer of "Disco Valley" faced a pig crisis. He wanted to hire a trained pig and transport it from Australia to Fiji for the movie, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Trott powers to Olympic omnium gold


August 8th, 2012 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Laura Trott sped to Olympic gold in the women's omnium Tuesday by winning a thrilling 500 metre time trial.Trott clocked 35.110 seconds, with ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Olympic GB cycling: Kenny sprints to gold


August 7th, 2012 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's Jason Kenny sprinted to victory at the Olympic velodrome Monday, beating France's Gregory Bauge in the men's sprint final.Kenny had earlier broken the Olympic ... Read more...

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