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Rangarajan leads field in chess meet


May 28th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Pondicherry, May 28 (IANS) Local star L. Rangarajan scalped top seed K. Gunasekaran to lead the field with 7.0 points after the seventh round of the third KACC International FIDE ... Read more...

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Rihanna to concentrate on film career


April 14th, 2012 - 8:58 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 14 (IANS) Singer Rihanna wants to put her music career on hold so that she can concentrate on acting.She made her big screen debut in board ... Read more...

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Ponting wary of Windies threat


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), April 3 (IANS/CMC) Former captain Ricky Ponting says Australia are bracing for a strong challenge from a rejuvenated West Indies and would spare no effort in thoroughly preparing for ... Read more...

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Vaibhav Suri among leaders in Chennai Open chess


January 7th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 7 (IANS) Talented Delhi lad Vaibhav Suri beat local challenger Vishnu Prasanna and moved into the joint lead after the sixth round of the SDAT-RMK Chennai Open International ... Read more...

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GM Robert retains lead in world junior chess


August 12th, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 12 (IANS) Armenian Grandmaster duo Hovhannisyan Robert and Ter-Sahakyan Samvel drew their top board game in the SDAT-RAMCO 50th World Junior Chess Championships here Friday.The draw helped Robert ... Read more...

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Indians steal the show at SDAT-Ramco Chess


August 6th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 6 (IANS) Swayams Mishra, V.A.V. Rajesh, Girish Koushik and G.A. Stany upset higher rated Grandmasters as the quratet of Indian conquests highlighted the fifth round of the SDAT-RAMCO ... Read more...

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Cameron brands ‘Battleship’ movie ridiculous


January 11th, 2011 - 6:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Acclaimed filmmaker James Cameron has criticised Hollywood's love affair with franchises, citing the upcoming "Battleship" movie as an example of the "ridiculous" lengths producers will go to ... Read more...

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Seven Britons trapped in snow-covered pub for over a week


December 5th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Seven people have been trapped inside a pub in Britain for the past nine days after the building was engulfed by 16 feet of snow.Five staff and two ... Read more...

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UK snow: 7 stuck in pub keeping their spirits high by eating, drinking


December 5th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5 (ANI): Seven people have been stuck inside a pub for the past nine days after the building was engulfed by 16ft snow drifts.The five staff and two local residents ... Read more...

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Rick Fox To Apply For American Citizenship


November 8th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The former NBS Star Rick Fox was eliminated from the dancing reality TV show ‘Dancing with the Stars’. Although he has been eliminated from the show, he ... Read more...

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Treehouse of Horror: Simpsons Spoofing Twilight


October 25th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The preview of The Simpsons’ “Treehouse of Horror” has been released where the creators of the popular show have spoofed ‘Twilight’.  In this hilarious episode, Daniel ... Read more...

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“Parenthood” Stars Lauren Graham And Peter Krause Dating


October 19th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) NBC's popular show "Parenthood" star Lauren Graham is dating her on-screen brother Peter Krause. Sarah Braverman of "Parenthood" in one of her interviews to a reputed ... Read more...

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Lauren Graham speaks about her new man


September 11th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Lauren Graham has finally decided to speak about her new love in life. The beautiful "Parenthood' actress is currently dating her co-star Peter Krause. In ... Read more...

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Lauren Graham Admits Her Relationship With Peter Krause


September 10th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) NBC's "Parenthood" stars are in love. Sarah Braverman of "Parenthood", Lauren Graham is dating her onscreen brother Peter Krause. The actress in one of her recent ... Read more...

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Bikini-clad Rihanna unveils pistol tattoo on her thigh


September 8th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 8 (ANI): Barbadian singer Rihanna was spotted showing off her bikini body and a new pistol tattoo on her thigh while on holiday in Honolulu, Hawaii.Rihanna, 22, who already ... Read more...

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Scrabble bosses slammed over use of abusive words


August 29th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 29 (ANI): Scrabble bosses have been blasted after it was found that the game allows players to use vile racist insults.It has been discovered that several highly offensive ... Read more...

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Pop Singer Rihanna To Debut In Acting With Battleship


July 28th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Pop singer Rihanna is going to make her debut in acting with the board game-based movie Battleship, as she has signed a deal on Monday. The ... Read more...

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Rihanna to make her acting debut in the movie version of Battleship


July 28th, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rihanna is all set to make her acting debut in the movie version of Battleship. This news was confirmed by E! News.The movie is ... Read more...

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Rihanna to make film debut with ‘Battleship’


July 27th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 27 (IANS) Pop singer Rihanna is set to make her film debut with Universal Studios' "Battleship" along side Alexander Skarsgard and Taylor Kitsch. The deal was announced Monday, reports ... Read more...

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Rare German WWI board game to be auctioned


May 26th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 26 (ANI): Germany lost to Britain in the first World War, but they could defeat Britain in a rare board game which will go under the hammer.Unterseekriegspiel - which translates ... Read more...

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Volcanic ash cover can uncork the artist in you


April 24th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24(ANI): People stranded across Europe due to volcanic ash can harness their creativity in their idle time, according to an expert.R. Keith Sawyer, PhD, an associate professor of psychology, both ... Read more...

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Goa minister supports gambling, slammed


April 20th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 20 (IANS) A senior minister in the Congress-led coalition government in Goa has publicly appealed to police and the opposition to support and encourage gambling during religious festivals, evoking ... Read more...

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Scrabble rules set to change


April 6th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Scrabble may no longer be the same, if its owners have their way. The rules of the mind-game that has gripped players across the globe are likely to ... Read more...

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Jessica Simpson obsessed with playing chess


March 28th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 28 (IANS) Singer-actress Jessica Simpson and her speculated beau Billy Corgan are reportedly obsessed with playing chess against one another. Simpson, who refused to confirm reports that she was dating Corgan, ... Read more...

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Luftwaffe war board game aimed at defending Fatherland up for auction in England


February 11th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11(ANI): Adler Luftverteidigungs Spiel, a board game designed by the Luftwaffe (German Air Force) in the 1940s, is up for sale at an auction house in Sussex, England.The game is ... Read more...

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Monopoly tagged “best value” Christmas present


December 9th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Monopoly has been labelled as the "best value" Christmas present by schoolchildren who have tested some of the top toys of the year.The analysis, which was undertaken by ... Read more...

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‘Drawn Together’ DVD set hits shelves on Nov 17


October 29th, 2009 - 10:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Oct 29 (THAINDIAN News) Anxious fans of the cult-animated series "Drawn Together" have a treat for them in store. "Drawn Together: The Complete Series – Extended & Uncensored" ... Read more...

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Filippov joins Liem atop the pack in Kolkata Open chess


September 8th, 2009 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) Grand Master Le Quang Liem of Vietnam continued to lead but was joined at the top by GM Anton Filippov of Uzbekistan after the eighth round of the ... Read more...

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Careful planning, rope helped NYT reporter escape Taliban captivity


June 22nd, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 22 (ANI): An Afghan journalist who was held captive by the Taliban for more than seven months along with a New York Times reporter has revealed details of ... Read more...

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Ronopoly Ronaldo on property buying spree!


February 4th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 4 (ANI): Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo is being dubbed Ronopoly all thanks to his hobby of buying properties.The Man Utd ace has already bought four pads and is currently ... Read more...

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Kids board game removed from ebay due to swastika sign on box


January 16th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 16 (ANI): A kids board game up for grabs at auction site ebay has been removed following a stir over a swastika on the box.Web bosses sent an email ... Read more...

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BBC TV show reject bags million pound Potter board game deal


October 28th, 2008 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): Brit resident Rachel Lowe has given credit to her BBC TV show Dragons Dens failure for her success in winning a lucrative deal for the Harry Potter ... Read more...

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High School Musical mat may be the top selling toy this Christmas


October 2nd, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 2 (ANI): The top selling toy this Christmas may be a dance mat based on Disneys High School Musical, predict experts.Bosses at the renowned toy chain store, Toys R ... Read more...

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Scrabulous replaced with Wordscraper by Indian creators (Lead)


August 1st, 2008 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 1 (IANS) Kolkata-based Agarwalla brothers have returned on Facebook with Wordscraper after Scrabulous, the popular online word game created by them, was taken off by the social networking site ... Read more...

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Agarwallas’ Scrabulous closes in on famed American rival


August 1st, 2008 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Aug 1 (IANS) The replacement for a popular word game, removed by Facebook for American users, is within breathing distance of its famous rival Scrabble, having attracted ... Read more...

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