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Kate Middleton gives cooking lessons to Harry


August 26th, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton shares a close bond with her brother-in-law Prince Harry and has been giving him cooking lessons in her free time.Kate's ... Read more...

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Woman calls cops after cafe waitress says she smells


August 4th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) A 61-year-old British woman called police after she felt insulted when a waitress at a cafe told her she had body odour.June Morris said it was ... Read more...

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Brand takes a dig at Perry


July 18th, 2012 - 6:48 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 18 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand for the first time badmouthed ex-wife singer Katy Perry just a few days after their divorce was finalised.The 37-year-old addressed ... Read more...

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People only want spice: Rakhi Sawant


April 18th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Rakhi Sawant says she went unnoticed when she entered showbiz but adding spice to her professional life brought her into the limelight."When I came in the ... Read more...

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‘Good Night, Good Morning’ - good, but has nothing to say (IANS Movie Review)


January 20th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Good Night, Good Morning"; Cast: Seema Rahmani, Manu Narayan, Raja Sen; Director: Sudhish Kamath; Rating: ***Every time a film critic dares to make a film and puts money where his ... Read more...

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Liam Gallagher sues Noel Gallagher


August 19th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A legal battle has ensued between brothers Liam and Noel Gallagher. For claiming that his brother’s drunkenness caused the cancellation of the Oasis’ 2009 headline performance at ... Read more...

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Feel good factor is back in English cricket: Botham


August 16th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Former England captain and legendary all-rounder Ian Botham said the feel good factor is back in English cricket and it is here to stay for ... Read more...

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Praveen involved in a spat with fans in Northampton


August 7th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Northampton, Aug 7 (IANS) India's medium pacer Praveen Kumar was heckled by cricket fans and had to be restrained by teammates Suresh Raina and Munaf Patel after the end of ... Read more...

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Track public health trends, through Twitter


July 7th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS) Twitter allows millions of social media fans to comment in 140 characters or less on just about anything - from an actor's outlandish behaviour to an ... Read more...

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British firm hired women by bra size


June 23rd, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) Bosses at a firm in Britain judged potential female recruits by their bra size rather than their abilities, a media report said Thursday.Manager Pete Smith and ... Read more...

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Indian-origin actress faces racism on Twitter


June 4th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) "Coronation Street" actress Shobna Gulati, who is of Indian descent, left micro-blogging site Twitter after receiving racist messages.The 44-year-old soap star was bombarded with race ... Read more...

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WWE Raw: John Cena vs R Truth


May 31st, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As 'WWE Monday Night Raw' opened last night, the show was dedicated to those who had served in the Armed Forces of America. It was a tribute for ... Read more...

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‘I told Joe before game about scoring against him,’ says Carroll


April 13th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 13 (ANI): Liverpool's new signing Andy Carroll has said he warned close pal Joe Hart he was going to break his scoring drought against Manchester City.Carroll opened his Liverpool ... Read more...

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Bob Dylan avoids controversy during his first-ever gig in China


April 7th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 7 (ANI): Singer Bob Dylan has managed to avoid controversy during his first-ever gig in China.Dylan, 69, "charged through" his set list, according to one person at the gig, leaving ... Read more...

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I don’t think he’s racist. I just think he’s very ill, says Galliano’s ‘victim’


March 12th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 11 (ANI): A man who was apparently verbally abused by John Galliano has come to the defense of the disgraced designer.Philippe Virgitti, who filed a police complaint along with pal ... Read more...

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Laughter is the best medicine


March 10th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) Laughter is a tonic that speeds up healing by boosting blood circulation in patients, say researchers.A five-year study of patients with leg ulcers has established that ... Read more...

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Broad says fitness plans coming along nicely


February 2nd, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.2 (ANI): England fast bowler Stuart Broad has stepped up his bid for fitness with the England squad in Australia.In an article for the Daily Mail, Broad writes that over the ... Read more...

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Sky Sports football presenter Keys’ wife defends his sexist jibes as “boys’ banter”


January 28th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28(ANI): Sky Sports football presenter Richard Keys, who resigned from his 500,000 pounds-a-year job over a sexism scandal, has been defended by his wife, who dismissed his sexist jibes at ... Read more...

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Extra-marital activities among women on the rise in UK


January 11th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): A new Manchester Metropolitan University research has revealed that more than 15 per cent of women indulge in extra-marital activities.The study suggests that the increase is due to ... Read more...

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Danielle and Gary Lineker keep a watch on each others healthy eating


January 10th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 10 (ANI): Welsh beauty Danielle Lineker has admitted that she and former footballer hubby Gary have been helping each other to stick to post-Christmas healthy eating."We're as bad as each ... Read more...

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Bigg Boss 4: Finale Week Getting Intriguing With A ‘Big Red Locked Box’


January 6th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The 'Bigg Boss 4' finale week is simply getting to be more and more intriguing as each day passes by. The tensed four inmates have practically gone into a trance ... Read more...

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Bigg Boss 4: Dolly Bindra And Khali The Great At Loggerheads


January 4th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
'Bigg Boss 4' has reached the final countdown days and with just about five days left, the house has almost become a place of wild nerve racking doldrums hit zone.The ... Read more...

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Hurley, Warne flirting online


January 2nd, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 2 (IANS) Old habits die hard, and in this case never, as model-actress Elizabeth Hurley and ex-flame Shane Warne couldn't resist the temptation to flirt again - so what if ... Read more...

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Liz Hurley and Shane Warne back on track?


January 2nd, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 2 (ANI): Liz Hurley and Shane Warne have once again sparked rumors of their possible romance after the pair began flirting again on Twitter yesterday.The pair took to Twitter to ... Read more...

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Our rise to No.1 spot will start from Sydney, says Hussey


January 1st, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 1 (IANS) Australian batsman Mike Hussey said Saturday that his side's rise to World No.1 Test side spot will start with the fifth and the final Ashes Test against England, ... Read more...

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Bigg Boss 4: Switching Of Characters And The Muddle Up


December 29th, 2010 - 11:44 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
'Bigg Boss 4' house has become a house truly muddled up due to the task given to the inmates. This week the inmates have to switch over to one or ... Read more...

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Jackman hit in the groin by Warne’s ball


December 28th, 2010 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 28 (IANS) Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman was left nursing a painful groin injury after a TV cricket stunt with Australian bowler Shane Warne Sunday went wrong.The Australian actor turned ... Read more...

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Ashes 2010: Sledging expected to continue


December 25th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec. 25 (ANI): The war of words between England and Australia's cricketers is expected to continue when the hotly contested Ashes series recommences from Sunday.Despite its image as the 'gentleman's game', ... Read more...

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Verbal confrontations with Aussies ‘normal Ashes banter’: Pietersen


December 22nd, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 22 (ANI): England batsman Kevin Pietersen has said that the verbal confrontations with the Australian team during the Ashes were nothing out of the ordinary.Pietersen said he had faced some ... Read more...

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Watson amazed at ‘night-watchman’ Anderson’s ’selfish’ behaviour in Perth Test


December 22nd, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 22 (ANI): Australian all rounder Shane Watson has accused England pacer James Anderson of being selfish by failing to take the strike from Paul Collingwood for the last ball of ... Read more...

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Shahrukh Khan: Back On The Telly With Zor Ka Jhatka


December 18th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The rugged landscape of Argentina is just perfect for all kinds of tough tasks that the contestants have to undergo. Reports are that an extremely challenging set of games are going ... Read more...

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Pietersen branded ’smarta***’ by Johnson


December 18th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 18 (ANI): England batsman Kevin Pietersen, who irritated pacer Mitchell Johnson by sarcastically asking for his phone number on Thursday and again yesterday, was branded a 'smarta***' by the Australian ... Read more...

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Holbrooke’s last words were about stopping the Afghan war


December 15th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 15 (ANI): US President Barack Obama's former Special Envoy to Pakistan and Afghanistan Richard C. Holbrooke's final thoughts were apparently about the war in Afghanistan and a desire to ... Read more...

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A driving instructor who groped learners as punishment


December 13th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) A driving instructor in Britain groped women learners after telling them it was "punishment" for motoring mistakes, a court has been told.Barry Morgan, 58, would turn the heating ... Read more...

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One-legged Brit driving instructor groped girls ‘as penalty for mistakes’


December 11th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 11 (ANI): A British driving instructor groped four women learners 'as penalty for mistakes'.A court heard that he would turn up the heating in his car so that his students ... Read more...

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