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Putin to cheer for Russian judokas in Olympics


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin landed in London Thursday for informal talks with British Prime Minister David Cameron and to witness some of the Olympic ... Read more...

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Putin to host Russian Olympic team in Kremlin


July 21st, 2012 - 8:53 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Olympic team will meet President Vladimir Putin in Kremlin Saturday prior to their departure for the Games in Britain.The Olympic Games will kick off ... Read more...

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Assam cop is longest barefoot runner in world


April 17th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 17 (IANS) A 22-year-old Assam Police constable was Tuesday officially entered in the Guinness World Records as the longest barefoot runner, having run 156.2 km in 24 hours.Abhijit ... Read more...

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Bilawal strikes a chord with open body language


April 8th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the son of Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari and slain former prime minister Benazir Bhutto, has touched a chord in India's ... Read more...

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Assam constable runs 156 km barefoot


January 31st, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 31 (IANS) A constable from Assam Police ran an incredible 156.2 km barefoot in just 24 hours, and is set to enter the Guinness Book of World Records.Abhijit ... Read more...

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Peter Andre has kung-fu ambition


January 24th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre is hoping to get a black belt in kung-fu within a year.The 38-year-old and his six-year-old son, Junior, are taking lessons in the ... Read more...

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Russia allocates $19 mn more for sports infrastructure


November 16th, 2011 - 7:18 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has set aside an extra $19 million for upgrades to the country's sports infrastructure over the next three years.Russia is overhauling its dilapidated Soviet-era ... Read more...

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Producer’s job not my cup of tea: Suniel Shetty


November 12th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Bollywood action hero Suniel Shetty, who launched his own production company eight years ago, describes producing movies as difficult and stressful and says "it ... Read more...

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Akshay back with karate tournament in October


September 19th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Action hero Akshay Kumar, who is in the midst of promoting his Indo-Canadian venture "Speedy Singh", Monday announced the third edition of his karate ... Read more...

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Woman carrying 89 cigarette cartons held in Pakistan


August 24th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) A British Pakistani woman, who is a black belt in karate, was detained at Rawalpindi airport after she had a brawl with security staff who did ... Read more...

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Akshay to learn combat karate for ‘Rowdy Rathore’


June 27th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) He is a black belt in Taekwondo and now Akshay Kumar is learning traditional combat karate for his role in "Rowdy Rathore".Directed by Prabhudeva, ... Read more...

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Putin plays ice hockey with teenagers


April 18th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, April 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Russian Prime Minister Vladmir Putin showed that he is still active. Putin is known for taking part in extreme sports and his recent act was nowhere less ... Read more...

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‘Macho man’ Putin’s latest fad is ice hockey


April 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Apr 16 (ANI): Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin who has created the image of a "macho man" by taking part in various sporting activities, reportedly took part in a 40-minute training ... Read more...

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Suniel Shetty: The Action Hero Will Be Back With His Next Film


January 3rd, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
in 2006.However, he failed to attract fans when he turned producer under his ‘Popcorn Motion Pictures’ banner in 2003. He produced some flop films like Khel and Rakht. The 49 ... Read more...

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Putin shows off his musical prowess at charity event


December 12th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 12 (ANI): It seems there is no end to Vladimir Putin's talents.The Russian Prime Minister, already known as an accomplished fighter-jet pilot and Siberian tiger-hunter, sprang a surprise last week ... Read more...

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What Did Oprah Winfrey Do To Surpass Michelle Obama?


December 7th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
This 56-year-old television show host was at the White House during the reception of the Kennedy Center honorees. Oprah had taken special care to dress up that evening as she sported a long ... Read more...

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Akshay Kumar’s son next ‘Khiladi’ in making?


December 6th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Bollywood action hero Akshay Kumar's son Aarav seems to be walking in his father's footsteps already! The eight-year-old bagged three medals at a Karate tournament Monday."I'm ... Read more...

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Heidi Montag learning martial arts to save money on security


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 03 (ANI): Heidi Montag is taking self-defense training because she can no longer afford personal security.The celebrity, who has remained infamous for her plastic surgeries, said that she ... Read more...

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Meet the first single mum to reach final of Miss Great Britain


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): A woman in UK has become the first single mum to reach the final of Miss Great Britain.Charlotte Campbell, 23, who has son Bobby, aged 2 and half, ... Read more...

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Stewart, Pattinson publicly kiss


November 9th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Actors Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson raised more than a few eyebrows as they went public and kissed on a busy street in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil for ... Read more...

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Lee-Anne scores another top-10, all set for Indian Open


November 7th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jeju (South Korea), Nov 7 (IANS) South African Lee Anne Pace shot a brilliant six-under 66 on the final day to vault inside the top-10 as she finished tied seventh in the ... Read more...

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Did Vladimir Putin don makeup to hide his black eye?


October 29th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Moscow, Oct 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Russian president and current prime minister Vladimir Putin has always been seen by outsiders as the strongman of Russia after his escapades as a former spy ... Read more...

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Twinkle keeps me under control at home: Akshay


October 13th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) He might be a action star and a black belt holder in martial arts, but at home Akshay Kumar is just a wife-abiding husband and ... Read more...

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Loretta Claiborne Supports Ms. Shriver For Her Special Cause


October 11th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) President Matthew Aaron unveiled the portrait of Mrs. Shriver and several athletes including Loretta Claiborne of New York. And that was when this special athlete came ... Read more...

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Why is Vishal Kotain thrilled?


September 13th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It seems that Vishal Kotain is on cloud nine since he was compared to superstar Akshay Kumar in a show on a news channel recently. Ever ... Read more...

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Neetu Chandra denies match-fixing allegations


September 6th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Bollywood actress Neetu Chandra has denied having any links with Pakistani bowler Mohammad Asif, embroiled in the latest match-fixing controversy that has hit the cricket world. "Personally, Neetu does ... Read more...

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Neetu Chandra denies match-fixing allegations


September 6th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Bollywood actress Neetu Chandra today denied having any links with Pakistani bowler Mohammad Asif, who is at the centre of a "spot-fixing' scandal that has rocked world ... Read more...

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Scientists show how to spot an angry wasp


August 20th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) You need to look a wasp in the face to tell whether it is angry before it stings you, say scientists. But be warned. If you dare undertake ... Read more...

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Neetu’s learning Tamil


August 19th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): If you thought Neetu Chandra was talented, think again! The actress is almost giving talent a new meaning, by being a master of all she surveys.As ... Read more...

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Sunil Shetty Turns Over A New Leaf


August 12th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Suniel Shetty, the once "action-hero' has truly matured and has become an actor, in the truest sense of the term. He was presented with the SAIFF ... Read more...

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World’s strongest boy can lift more than twice his own weight at age 12!


July 6th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 06 (ANI): A 12-year-old can lift more than twice his own weight, which makes him the world's strongest boy.Kyle Kane, 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing 10.5 stone, ... Read more...

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Meet the 77-yr-old Brit granny who’s a black belt in ju-jitsu!


July 5th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): At the age of 77, a widowed mum-of-two has been rewarded with a top martial arts award.Granny Ena Mallett, demonstrated a series of throws, holds and teaching ... Read more...

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Pentecost Sunday This Year On May 23


May 23rd, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Christians will celebrate Pentecost Sunday on May 23 this year. Locals will get together to mark the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the disciples of ... Read more...

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Terry had “blissful” family life chat with mag before affair exposure


February 3rd, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): It has been revealed that professional football player John Terry had portrayed a "blissful" family life during an interview with a magazine, just days before his affair was ... Read more...

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The Vuitton outfit that dressed Rihanna, Priyanka and Genelia too (With Images)


January 29th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Louis Vuitton seems to be a hot favourite with stars across the globe. From singer Rihanna to Bollywood stars Priyanka Chopra and Genelia D'Souza, all have ... Read more...

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