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Obama gets Hollywood backing at star-studded event


May 12th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 12 (IANS/EFE) Surrounded by Hollywood stars, President Barack Obama was the leading character in an exclusive fundraiser held at George Clooney's California home, where he admitted ... Read more...

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Chauncey Hardy dies at the age of 23 years


October 10th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bucharest, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) American basketball star Chauncey Hardy has died at the age of 23. Police in Romania says they have arrested a man in connection with the death of ... Read more...

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Clooney gets custom-made beach hut on sets


June 12th, 2011 - 6:51 am ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) Actor George Clooney who is currently shooting for film "Gravity" has got a custom-made beach hut installed on the set so that he can relax in ... Read more...

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A school for ‘floating’ kids


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 2 (IANS) A school in a Shanghai suburb evokes an unusual charm among children as its special classrooms are built inside ship containers.These children of migrant workers, ... Read more...

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Antony visits charitable boys hostel run by Army’s aid in Manipur


February 20th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Leimakhong (Manipur), Feb 20 (ANI): Defence Minister AK Antony visited a unique boy's Hostel -- Disha, being run by the Army in Leimakhong in Manipur.Taking time off his grueling two-day tour to ... Read more...

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Marquis Daniels Injury, Out For 1-2 Months


February 7th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Boston Celtics on Sunday received a hard blow when one of their key guard-forward suffered a nasty injury on the basketball court during the match ... Read more...

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New study explains humans’ critical ability to throw long distances


January 24th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): A new study has revealed how humans, unlike any other species on Earth, readily learn to throw long distances.The study by Indiana University and the University of Wyoming ... Read more...

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President Barack Obama Receives Lip Injury During Basketball Game


November 27th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Friday morning, there was some bloody affair in the White House, when President Barack Obama received an injury while playing a basketball game, as a ... Read more...

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Former Chicago Bulls Player Quintin Dailey Dies Aged 49


November 10th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American basketball player Quintin Dailey died Monday at his home in Las Vegas. Clark County Coroner's Office spokeswoman said that the late basketball player died ... Read more...

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For St Xavier’s College, Obama visit ‘once in a lifetime opportunity’


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 3 (IANS) The excitement is palpable. The 130-year-old St Xavier's College here is waiting with baited breath for US President Barack Obama to address 300 students on its premises ... Read more...

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Former Basketball Star Maurice Lucas Passes Away At 58


November 1st, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Portland, Nov 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former NBA star Maurice Lucas, who is known for his illustrious association with the Portland Trail Blazers, passed away on Sunday at his home in ... Read more...

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Miami Heat Stars Speak About The Game After Their Defeat


October 27th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The highly anticipated season opener of Miami Heat and Boston Celtics saw the former getting thrashed by the latter in all four intervals. It seems that ... Read more...

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C’Weallth Games: Stadia at Jamia Univ. ready ahead of time in New Delhi


September 15th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by ANI
By Ankit TyagiNew Delhi, Sep.15 (ANI): Even as speedy work is being carried out at various venues of the Commonwealth Games, practice stadia at the Jamia Milia Islamia University has been made ... Read more...

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Justin Timberlake’s escape to tree house


August 25th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The 'SexyBack' singer has recently installed a huge den on the grounds of his Los Angeles mansion; he has done so as to have a private ... Read more...

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Timberlake gets mini golf course at home


August 21st, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Singer-actor Justin Timberlake is so obsessed with golf these days that he has got a mini golf course built at his house. The pop singer has paid for a ... Read more...

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Obama begins vacation by picking up summer reading


August 21st, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (DPA) US President Barack Obama picked up some summer reading Friday on the first full day of his 10-day vacation on the Massachusetts vacation island of Martha's Vineyard. Obama, ... Read more...

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Iowa flooding forces the closure of the State University, 1 dead


August 12th, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Des Moines, Aug 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Iowa flooding has created havoc in the lives of the inhabitants of the region. According to reports hundreds of people needed to be evacuated ... Read more...

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Penny Hardaway Wants To Make A Comeback In Miami Heat


July 17th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former NBA player Penny Hardaway who retired from the game in 2007 wishes to "come back down" to Miami Heat again for the next season. The ... Read more...

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Zydrunas Ilgauskas To Join Miami Heats


July 14th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) LeBron James would not feel lonely in his new team Miami Heats as he would be with some old pals. The new player to join the ... Read more...

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17-Year-Old High School Student Adrian Ducas Shot Dead


July 5th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Seventeen-year-old high school student Adrian Ducas from Mississauga was shot dead while he was taking a break from an ongoing basketball game at the Malton Community ... Read more...

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Pan-STARRS telescope fully operational to spot ‘killer’ asteroids


June 17th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): Astronomers have announced that the first Pan-STARRS (Panoramic Survey Telescope & Rapid Response System) telescope, PS1, is fully operational.The system will search for "killer" asteroids and comets and ... Read more...

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“The Basketball Diaries” Aired On My Network TV


June 4th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, June 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) My Network TV aired "The Basketball Diaries" on Thursday which happens to be an on screen adaptation of Jim Carroll's novel by the same ... Read more...

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Only four Kerala ministers use Ambassador cars


March 31st, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 31 (IANS) The Ambassador car, India's traditional official vehicle, remains favoured by only four Kerala ministers, including Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan -- though less than four years ago, the full ... Read more...

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Teachers accused of racism after choosing OJ Simpson, Dennis Rodman as role models


March 5th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Mar. 5 (ANI): Three white teachers were accused of racism and were suspended from a Los Angeles school after they picked OJ Simpson, Dennis Rodman and RuPaul as role ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson’s Las Vegas Home Sold To Fan For $3.1 Million


January 29th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A lavish Las Vegas mansion where Michael Jackson resided for around six months has been brought by one of his fans, reports claim. The luxurious 16,400-square-foot ... Read more...

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Riddhima gets kipnapped in ‘Dill Mill Gayye’


January 23rd, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
After the smashing and clashing in the basketball court episode, "Dill Mill Gayye', a popular show on Star One, produced by Cinevistaas, continues with a new twist where Dr.Siddhant Modi ... Read more...

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Obama’s ’secret weapon’ on the basketball court revealed


October 7th, 2009 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, October 7 (ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama secret weapon that helps him defeats others on the basketball court has been revealed by Senator Bob Casey.Casey was speaking at ... Read more...

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Parade, pageants highlight China’s 60-year rise in world stage


October 1st, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 1 (Xinhua) Military and civilian marchers accompanied by floats turned Tian'anmen Square into a scene of joyous celebration here Thursday as China celebrated the 60th birthday of the People's Republic. Leading ... Read more...

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Diaz helps build garden to mark 9/11 anniversary


September 13th, 2009 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 13 (IANS) Hollywood actress Cameron Diaz spent two hours building flower beds as part of a charity project in Boston to mark the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist ... Read more...

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Unidentified man’s body found in Delhi


September 4th, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The body of an unidentified man, aged about 23 years, was found hanging at a basketball court in Chanakyapuri here Friday, police said. "We received a call ... Read more...

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Fabienne Achille Role Reversal: Achille’s ‘Heal’-ing Touch


July 28th, 2009 - 11:49 pm ICT by GD
For all those who thought that beauty and brains didn't go together, here's a story that is not just heartwarming, but inspiring as well.Fabienne Achille, a 28 year-old former Miami Heat ... Read more...

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Obamas planning luxurious holiday at Martha’s Vineyard


July 25th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 25 (ANI): America's First Family is going to holiday next month on the luxurious Martha's Vineyard, which has a basketball court for President Barack Obama.The buzz on the island ... Read more...

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Leonardo DiCaprio’s basketball lawsuit finally settled


July 18th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): Actor Leonardo DiCaprio has finally got a lawsuit against him, filed by his neighbours over a basketball court at his Los Angeles home, settled.The 'Titanic' star's neighbours ... Read more...

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King of Pop Michael Jackson gets royal send off


July 8th, 2009 - 7:48 am ICT by IANS
By Andy Goldberg Los Angeles, July 8 (DPA) From the fleet of Bentley limousines that transported his family, to the endlessly fawning comments of television anchors throughout the blanket coverage, Michael Jackson, ... Read more...

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Chandigarh promotes athletic talent, facilities in a big way


June 30th, 2009 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 30 (IANS) The sports department here is determined to churn out more Abhinav Bindras and Kapil Devs by establishing the best possible sports infrastructure and facilities. From a ten-lane ... Read more...

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