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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...

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Cluttered memory halts older people from learning new things


April 20th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): A new research from Concordia University has suggested that older individuals have reduced learning and memory because their minds tend to be cluttered with irrelevant information when performing ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton getting super-svelte for wedding


April 12th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 12 (ANI): Looks like Kate Middleton is, like many brides, slimming down in time for her wedding photos.The royal bride-to-be, 29, stepped out looking slimmer than ever on Monday ... Read more...

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BP Oil Spill: Dead dolphins washed ashore had oil on them


April 8th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Apr 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The negative effect of the last BP Dolphin oil spill is beginning to show up. There are reports that out of over 400 dolphins that had ... Read more...

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Ex-Miss Colorado USA is homeless


February 26th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Blair Griffith, who won the crown of Miss Teen USA back in 2006, has declared that she is homeless.She has been struggling with financial hardships since winning her ... Read more...

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Gossip Girl: Serena And Dan Call It Quits And Other Titbits


January 25th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
This week’s episode of the 'Gossip Girl' was an eventful one. Here are some of the interesting and intriguing events that transpired on the show:Serena had a major rift with ... Read more...

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Leighton Meester steals shoes from ‘Gossip Girl’ set


October 29th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): 'Gossip Girl' star Leighton Meester has admitted she steals clothes from the set of the hit TV show.The actress, who plays socialite Blair Waldorf, admits she couldn't resist ... Read more...

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CWG men’s hockey: Australia beat New Zealand to reach final


October 12th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) World champions Australia beat arch-rivals New Zealand 6-2 and entered the final of the men's hockey competition at the Commonwealth Games here Tuesday.Scorers:Australia -- Simon Orchard (26 ... Read more...

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“Gossip Girl” Is Back With Season 4 On CW


September 14th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Americans have a reason to rejoice now as their favorite series "Gossip Girl" is back with all new episodes for season 4. The American teen ... Read more...

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Mandela ‘breathed fire’ over Britain’s role in Iraq, says ex-minister


September 13th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.13 (ANI): Former South African president Nelson Mandela is reported to have picked up the phone and called London to spell out his anger about the decision to join the US-led ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Bank of Australia opens first Indian branch


August 25th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) The Commonwealth Bank of Australia opened its first Indian branch Wednesday, becoming the first Australian bank to operate with a full banking licence in the country. A company press ... Read more...

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Oz Greens candidate blames Facebook porn on hacker


July 9th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 9 (ANI): An Australian federal Greens candidate has revealed that the pornographic images posted from her Facebook account is the work of a hacker.Dr Patricia Petersen, a Greens candidate ... Read more...

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Jamaica violence toll climbs to 49


May 27th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston, May 27 (IANS/EFE) Four days of fighting between members of Jamaican security forces and gunmen working for a drug lord have left 49 people dead in this capital, officials have said. Jamaica's ... Read more...

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IPL has first call on New Zealand cricketers over Kiwi counterparts


April 28th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Apr 28(ANI): New Zealand's representative at September's Champions League Twenty20 tournament is likely to lose out its players to the Indian Premier League (IPL) franchises.The Central Districts Stags, who have ... Read more...

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Latest Episode Of TV Series “Gossip Girl” Enjoyed By Viewers


March 9th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Mar 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The thirteenth episode of the current season of the popular American television drama "Gossip Girl" was aired on CW last night and just like the previous ... Read more...

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Iraq invasion would not have happened if Bush was not misled on WMD: Aide


March 5th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 5 (ANI): Former President George W Bush's top political adviser, Karl Rove, has claimed that Bush would not have ordered the invasion of Iraq had he known that intelligence on ... Read more...

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George Orwell’s birthplace in Bihar to be turned into a museum


December 29th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Local authorities in Motihari, Champaran district, are drawing plans to raise the colonial bungalow from its fallen state of disrepair to lure tourists."The house is in a dilapidated condition. We have initiated ... Read more...

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Now, a series of superhero comics to help kids understand diseases, treatments


September 21st, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
London, September 21 (ANI): A pair of health experts have produced a series of superhero comics to educate children about diseases and their treatments.Dr. Kate Hersov joined forces with fellow medic ... Read more...

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Falling of tree branch claims one


August 7th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 7 (IBNS) One person has been killed after a 30-foot-long tree branch fell on her as she jogged in a Philadelphia park.The woman, identified as Katie Ladany, 23, originally from ... Read more...

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Kristen Blair Crowned Miss Texas Pageant 2009


July 4th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by GD
In the race of becoming the most beautiful woman, beauty pageant contests are held and in one such exciting contest in Texas, Kristen Blair has been crowned as the new Miss Texas ... Read more...

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‘Gossip Girl Leighton Meester’s sex tape surfaces on the net’


June 21st, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 21 (ANI): Gossip Girl star Leighton Meester's alleged sex tape has surfaced on the Internet.The grainy black-and-white video that shows a possible nude Meester indulging in erotic antics is ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter’ in online piracy row


March 30th, 2009 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling is fighting to have her wizard novels removed from a website after they were put online without her permission. Rowling's legal team are battling ... Read more...

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J.K. Rowling fighting website offering her books illegally


March 30th, 2009 - 8:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling has waged war on a website to remove her wizard novels, which were put online without her consent.Rowling's legal team has asked ... Read more...

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Germany holds New Zealand for a draw in Punjab Gold Cup


February 1st, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 1 (IANS) Olympic champions Germany fought back to hold New Zealand 2-2 in the Punjab Gold Cup hockey tournament here Sunday.New Zealand took a 2-0 lead with Lloyd Stephenson and ... Read more...

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Sir Paul Stephenson has no intention of being a celebrity cop


January 29th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): Taking a thinly-veiled swipe at his predecessor, Sir Paul Stephenson took office as Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police saying that he had no intention of being a ... Read more...

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Scotland Yard refuses to apologise to Brit Asian police officer, but pays him 300K pounds


November 26th, 2008 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.26 (ANI): Scotland Yard has refused to say sorry to Tarique Ghaffur, Britain''''s most senior Asian police officer, but agreed to pay him 300,000 pounds for dropping his race claim ... Read more...

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High School Musical-style play that urges kids to be a proud gay leaves parents livid


November 11th, 2008 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): Angry parents have hit out at council bosses for staging a High School Musical-style play, which tells 11-year-olds that they should be proud to be a gay.Parents ... Read more...

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Black police chief: Ethnic officers still losing out


October 6th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct.6 (ANI): Britain''s first black chief constable has claimed that ethnic minority officers have to work twice as hard as their white peers to gain recognition. According to The Independent, Mike ... Read more...

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British police chief denies race bias against Asian officer


July 11th, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Ian Blair, head of London's Metropolitan Police, has denied charges of racism made by an officer of Asian origin. Commander Shabbir Husain, the Metropolitan Police's third senior-most officer, ... Read more...

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Scotland Yard to probe Dis ex butler Paul Burrell over perjury


April 9th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by admin
London, April 9 (ANI): Scotland Yard will investigate Princess Diana's former butler Paul Burrell over possible perjury at the inquest into her death.Scotland Yard has formally requested a copy of The ... Read more...

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Indias Blair Education Services to set up university in Perak


March 7th, 2008 - 12:29 pm ICT by admin
Ipoh (Malaysia), Mar 7 (ANI): Indias Blair Education Services consortium will construct the RM450mil Premier International University of Perak in Gua Tempurung, which will be completed in 2010.Minister Mohamad Tajol Rosli ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda setting up its network in Britain


January 16th, 2008 - 5:34 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 16 (ANI): The dreaded terrorist group al-Qaeda is reportedly setting up its branch in Britain, claims an Islamic website.The website, www.alekhlaas.net, has declared that it want to create the al ... Read more...

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Chinese media criticises Blair’s 200, 000 pound charge for a speech


November 14th, 2007 - 10:19 am ICT by admin
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Blair may become a Roman Catholic in weeks


November 14th, 2007 - 10:18 am ICT by admin
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Political biography shows Blair `owning up’ to Iraq bungle


November 14th, 2007 - 3:02 am ICT by admin
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