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India calls for rational demarcation of pirate-infested waters


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) India has called for "clear demarcation" of the pirate-infested waters of the Indian Ocean to warn merchant vessels and the navies of the threat and ... Read more...

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Dolce & Gabbana to sue jewellery retailer


March 31st, 2012 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Italian luxury brand Dolce & Gabbana is suing a costume jewellery retailer for naming her store Dolce and Banana.The luxury Italian label have decided to take ... Read more...

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‘Safe House’-a snappy, serious thriller (IANS Movie Review)


February 18th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Safe House"; Cast: Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds, Robert Patrick; Director: Daniel Espinosa; Rating: ***1/2As the Wikileaks expose last year - that shamed governments the world over - shows, one man's ... Read more...

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Shakira attacked by sea lion


February 15th, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) Pop star Shakira was attempting to take a picture of a sea lion, which thought her mobile phone was a fish and attacked her. The ... Read more...

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Faster body metabolism renders TB drugs ineffective


January 4th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 4 (IANS) Tuberculosis (TB) which becomes resistent to multi-drugs is not caused by irregular doses, as is widely believed, but by speedy drug metabolism, according to a US ... Read more...

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Sanjay promises fun as clumsy cop with ‘Chatur Singh…’ (IANS Preview)


August 17th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) It seems Sanjay Dutt's favourite genre is comedy -- he returns in a comic avatar in his long delayed film "Chatur Singh Two Star" ... Read more...

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Anni Dewani’s ashes immersed in Swedish lake


May 16th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) The family of Indian-origin woman Anni Dewani, who was murdered during her honeymoon in South Africa, have immersed her ashes in a lake in Sweden.Around ... Read more...

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Akshay Kumar to sing for ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi 4′


May 9th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) After singing for the big screen in films like "Singh Is Kinng" and "Khatta Meetha", Bollywood hero Akshay Kumar is going to lend his ... Read more...

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Poonam Pandey, Sambhavana Seth in ‘Khatron Ke Khiladi 4′


April 11th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Glamour, chutzpah and lots of action! The fourth season of action-adventure reality show "Khatron Ke Khiladi" will see controversy queens Poonam Pandey, Sambhavana Seth and ... Read more...

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‘Naked’ penguin chicks baffle experts with their feather-loss disorder


April 9th, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): The appearance of "naked" penguin chicks, which have been afflicted with a feather-loss disorder, have left scientists puzzled as to what could be causing the condition.Researchers from the ... Read more...

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‘Good friends’ Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner spotted together


March 7th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 07 (ANI): Scarlett Johansson, who is rumoured to be hooked-up with Sean Penn, was recently spotted sharing drinks with Jeremy Renner.The pair, who appeared to be "good friends," ... Read more...

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Ryan Reynolds spotted getting cozy with mystery blonde


March 5th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 5 (ANI): Pictures of actor Ryan Reynolds getting close to a mystery blonde in Cape Town, South Africa have emerged.In one of the photos, taken near the set ... Read more...

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Princess Di’s niece probed over claims she covered up for ‘accomplice’


March 4th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): Late Princess Diana's niece Lady Amelia Spencer is facing a new police probe over claims she covered up for an "accomplice" after an alleged assault at a ... Read more...

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Soap operas spur linguistic democracy in South Africa


February 12th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town (South Africa), Feb 12 (IANS) Soap operas in South Africa have helped eliminate linguistic boundaries between English and 11 other languages adopted at the end of apartheid.The writers of the ... Read more...

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Why HIV-uninfected babies of mums with HIV are more prone to infections


February 9th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 9 (ANI): Scientists have found that babies whose mothers have HIV, but are not HIV-infected themselves, are born with lower levels of specific proteins in their blood called antibodies, which ... Read more...

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One dead, twenty injured in South Africa bus-taxi crash


December 20th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by BNO News
CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- One person was killed on Monday and twenty others were injured when a fully-laden minibus taxi slammed into a passenger bus on the N1 highway ... Read more...

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Dewani honeymoon murder: Husband denies role in 2007 killing


December 13th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.13 (ANI): A spokesman for British Indian millionaire Shrien Dewani, who has been arrested on suspicion of having his wife, Anni, killed during their honeymoon in Cape Town, South Africa, has ... Read more...

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`I’m not gay,’ says hubby of murdered Brit-Indian woman


December 10th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.10 (ANI): The millionaire husband of murdered Brit-Indian woman Anni Dewani has denied that he is secretly gay, and that he may have dashed Anni's dreams of starting a family due ... Read more...

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‘Man paid money to have his Indian-origin wife killed’


December 7th, 2010 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) A British businessman, whose Indian-origin wife was shot dead while the couple were on honeymoon in South Africa, paid to have her killed, a South African court has ... Read more...

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Lara Stone’s wild past included boozing, fighting and a stint in rehab


October 29th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29 (ANI): Lara Stone, hailed as one of the most in-demand models on the planet, has boasted about her wild past, which included boozing, fighting and stint in rehab.With her ... Read more...

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Pakistan may face isolation from world cricket over spot-fixing allegations


September 15th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 15 (ANI): The spot-fixing scandal, that has rocked Pakistan, has prompted some mixed but blunt reactions from the cricket world, and the risk of facing isolation from the cricket world ... Read more...

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Halle Berry-Olivier Martinez A Couple?


September 10th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Halle Berry has found herself at the center of yet another juicy gossip as the latest photos to emerge on the web show the 'Monster's Ball' ... Read more...

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Drunk Baboons Making Life Miserable In Cape Town


August 31st, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) An unusual problem has snatched the peace out of the lives of the winemakers in and around Cape Town, South Africa. As per reports, a group ... Read more...

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Now, genomic marker to identify tuberculosis patient


August 30th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 30 (ANI): Identifying patients who would develop tuberculosis may soon be possible as scientists have managed to identify changes in the blood specific to the disease."Tools to diagnose infections ... Read more...

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Ranbir-Katrina In London


July 31st, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 31, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In recent news, Katrina had been busy shooting in Spain for Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, a Zoya Akhtar film. She took a break to be ... Read more...

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Smith tweets praise on Murali


July 23rd, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), July 23 (ANI): Proteas skipper Graeme Smith has congratulated Muttiah Muralitharan for taking his 800th Test wicket in Galle on Thursday.According to Sports24, writing on his social networking ... Read more...

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‘Vuvuzela’ voted word of the World Cup


July 13th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), July 13 (ANI): "Vuvuzela" has been voted the word of the World Cup by global linguists who said on Monday the tournament will be best remembered for the ... Read more...

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Newspaper, artist defend Mandela anatomy painting


July 10th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), July 10 (ANI): The Mail and Guardian has defended itself and the artist behind a painting depicting an autopsy of former South African president Nelson Mandela.The African National ... Read more...

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Roosters make presence felt at FIFA match between France, Uruguay


June 14th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), June 14 (ANI): Roosters were seemingly allowed into Cape Town Stadium during the match between France and Uruguay.The Beeld newspaper and Sports24.com quoted FIFA spokesperson Rich Mkhondo, ... Read more...

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Round-the-world teen sailor feared lost at sea?


June 11th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A 16-year-old California girl, who had been attempting a solo non-stop sail around the world, is feared to be lost at sea.According to GrindTV.com, Abby Sunderland lost satellite ... Read more...

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Early human ancestors’ ‘brain food’ - crocs, fish and hippos!


June 10th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Our early ancestors, living in what is now northern Kenya, feasted on fish and other aquatic animals such as turtles and crocodiles - foods which probably played a ... Read more...

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Vice President Ansari honours ‘Sagar Parikrma’ hero Commander Donde


May 22nd, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 22(ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Saturday honoured Indian Navy Commander Dilip Donde, who returned to Mumbai today after undertaking a 277 day round the world solo sailing trip ... Read more...

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Dilip Donde is first Indian to sail solo around the world


May 22nd, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Commander Dilip Donde of the Indian Navy Saturday became the first Indian to sail solo around the world. "This is a much-awaited first and I extend my heartfelt congratulations ... Read more...

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Critics, ex-players want to axe Smith, Kallis and Boucher from Proteas 20-20 squad


May 13th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), May 13 (ANI): Critics have said that it is time for South African cricketing stalwarts Graeme Smith, Jacques Kallis and Mark Boucher to make way for better performers ... Read more...

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Proteas could take a lesson or two from England on T20 plans


May 13th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), May 13 (ANI): South Africa would do well to take lessons from England on Twenty20 international selection policy, a Sports24.com report has opined.Commonly no match for South Africa ... Read more...

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