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Furtado was a ‘hopeless rebel’


September 17th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (IANS) Singer Nelly Furtado says she was part of a gang during her high school days, and she was the most hopeless rebel in the gang.As ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber forced to keep his car off the road because of missing number plate


September 11th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Justin Bieber who is among the most celebrated musicians was by force told to keep his sports car from the road by the police. He was ... Read more...

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Murray’s road to US Open title


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Britain's Andy Murray, who defeated Serbia's Novak Djokovic in Monday's men's singles final, had a tough third round match against Spaniard Feliciano Lopez, three ... Read more...

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Indian sand artist wins prize in Denmark (With Image)


September 5th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) A sand sculpture on marine conservation created by Indian sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has won the prestigious audience prize at an international sand art competition held ... Read more...

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Canadian citizen arrested with cocaine in Punjab


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, Sep 3 (IANS) In one of the biggest seizures of cocaine in Punjab's Jalandhar district, police Monday recovered 1.5 kg of the contraband from a Canadian citizen. The consignment ... Read more...

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UAE,Canada discuss relations


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Sep 1 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Canada have held talks here to discuss their relations and ways to strengthen them in different areas.The meet was ... Read more...

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‘Dedh Ishqiya’ shoot postponed, to start in January 2013


August 31st, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Actor Arshad Warsi, who will reprise his role of Babban in "Dedh Ishqiya", reveals that the shooting of the film has been postponed once again. It ... Read more...

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Principal suspended for drawing absent teacher wife’s salary


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 22 (IANS) A principal of a government school in Patiala was suspended Wednesday by the Punjab government after it came to light that he was drawing the salary ... Read more...

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Rich Chinese woman seeks love on the street


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) A young Chinese woman, who owns a villa, a luxury car and has a hefty pay package, is looking for love on the streets of ... Read more...

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Olympics: Britain’s McKeever speeds to canoe gold (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ed McKeever of Britain sped to canoe sprint Olympic gold in the men's kayak singles 200 metres event Saturday.The 2010 world champion charged into an ... Read more...

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Olympics: McKeever wins canoe gold


August 11th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ed McKeever of Britain sped to canoe sprint Olympic gold in the men's kayak singles 200 metres event Saturday.The 2010 world champion charged into an ... Read more...

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Olympics: Gold for Tunisia’s Mellouli in marathon swimming


August 10th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tunisia's Oussama Mellouli won his second medal of the London Olympics with victory in the gruelling men's 10-kilometre marathon swim Friday.Mellouli finished the open-water swim ... Read more...

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46 complaints against NRI husbands in two years: Minister


August 9th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) A total of 46 complaints from women that their NRI husbands were harassing them or have deserted them were received by the ministry of overseas ... Read more...

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Olympic wrestling: Geeta Phogat loses opening fight


August 9th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) India's Geeta Phogat lost to Tonya Lynn Verbeek of Canada 1-3 in the opening round of the Olympic women's 55kg wrestling event here Sunday.The fight was ... Read more...

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Olympic high jump: Ukhov wins gold for Russia


August 8th, 2012 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian high jumper Ivan Ukhov soared to Olympic gold Tuesday, clearing 2.38 metres to pip Erik Kynard of the US to the title.Ukhov entered the ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: Gold for Canada’s MacLennan in trampoline


August 4th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Rosannagh MacLennan won gold for Canada in the women's trampoline event Saturday, edging out the Chinese duo of Huang Shanshan and He Wenna here at ... Read more...

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America’s Adrian wins 100m Olympic freestyle gold


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) America's Nathan Adrian snatched gold in the final stroke of the men's 100 meters freestyle Wednesday.Adrian was third on the turn but stormed back to ... Read more...

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Van Gogh painting inspires Sheeran’s new tattoo


July 28th, 2012 - 4:21 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) British singer Ed Sheeran has got a new inking, inspired by Van Gogh's well-known painting "Starry Night".The new tattoo on his arm depicts a village and ... Read more...

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Paul Watson skips bail in Germany


July 26th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Paul Watson is an animal rights and environmental activist from Canada. He is the president and the founder of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society which is an ... Read more...

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Remittances to Honduras increases


July 17th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, July 17 (IANS/EFE) Family remittances sent home by Hondurans living abroad totalled $1.45 billion in the first half of this year, 2.2 percent more than during the same period ... Read more...

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SpiceJet to base newly acquired aircraft in Delhi


July 5th, 2012 - 5:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Budget carrier SpiceJet Wednesday said that the national capital will become the third base for its five newly-acquired Bombardier Q400 turboprop aircraft after Hyderabad and ... Read more...

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Chinese ship pays goodwill visit to Canada


June 27th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 27 (IANS) A Chinese Navy training vessel was on a three-day goodwill visit to Canada, a media report said Wednesday.The vessel was received by some 300 members of ... Read more...

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Kyrgyzstan scraps visas for 44 nations


June 14th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek, June 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kyrgyzstan's parliament approved a draft law Thursday scrapping entry visa requirements for the citizens of 44 states for a stay of less than 60 days.The ... Read more...

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Georgia retains European Nations rugby trophy


June 10th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tbilisi (Georgia), June 10 (IANS) Defending champions Georgia trounced Ukraine 33-3 to finish their 2012 European Nations Cup rugby tournament with a fifth title.Saturday's game was re-scheduled from April and ... Read more...

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Crystal Harris back in Playboy mansion


June 1st, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Hugh Hefner's former fiancee Crystal Harris has returned to the Playboy mansion, almost a year after dumping him.The 25-year-old model split from the Playboy boss ... Read more...

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Almost half of Cuba’s foreign visitors are Canadians


April 28th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, April 28 (IANS/EFE) Just over 48 percent of foreign tourists who visited Cuba in the first quarter of 2012 came from Canada, according to figures released Friday by the ... Read more...

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Punjab imports cattle semen to improve milch breeds


April 27th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 27 (IANS) The Punjab government has imported "high quality semen" from Canada to improve cattle breeds in the state and ensure higher milk yield, a minister said here ... Read more...

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Canada drops non-military sanctions on Myanmar


April 25th, 2012 - 8:43 am ICT by IANS
Ottawa, April 25 (IANS) Canada has suspended its non-military sanctions against Myanmar in recognition of the latter's moves towards democracy.Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird Tuesday said he made the decision ... Read more...

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Pattinson to wear wig for ‘Twilight’ re-shoot


April 19th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 19 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson will have to wear a wig for his "Twilight" re-shoot because of his trimmed haircut.The 25-year-old, who plays vampire Edward Cullen ... Read more...

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No rap career for Bieber


April 19th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 19 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber loves to rap, but says he will never use his skills to launch a career in the genre."I am a singer - ... Read more...

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Pattinson, Stewart to reshoot ‘Twilight’ bits


April 16th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 16 (IANS) Actors Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart will have to return to Canada one last time before the release of the last installment of "Twilight" series, ... Read more...

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Iraq to get 40 Boeing planes


April 13th, 2012 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, April 13 (IANS) Iraq will start receiving 40 Boeing commercial airplanes, as the first step in re-establishing its scheduled commercial aviation operations, Xinhua reported."The Iraqi Ministry of Transportation will ... Read more...

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Pinarayi Vijayan summoned in Lavalin graft case


April 10th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 10 (IANS) A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Tuesday summoned Pinarayi Vijayan, secretary of the Kerala unit of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), in a corruption ... Read more...

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US gives $40 mn for Bangladesh health sector


April 9th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 9 (IANS) The US Agency for International Development (USAID) Monday announced a grant of $40 million for the development of Bangladesh's health sector.The grant would be made available ... Read more...

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Cuba receives a million visitors


April 6th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, April 6 (IANS) The number of visitors to Cuba this year reached one million Thursday.The largest number of visitors came from Canada, followed by Argentina, Russia, Germany, France and ... Read more...

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