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Brazil striker Fabiano reveals Bolt inspiration


September 18th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 18 (IANS) Recalled Brazil striker Luis Fabiano has vowed to celebrate in "Usain Bolt style" if he scores in Wednesday's international friendly against Argentina.Fabiano, who has ... Read more...

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Mamata wishes people on Eid


August 19th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) Greeting people on the eve of Eid-ul-Fitr, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday called for promoting universal brotherhood and strengthening the bond between individuals ... Read more...

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Pakistan celebrates Eid on three days


August 19th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 19 (IANS) Eid will be celebrated on three separate days in different parts of Pakistan this year following a controversy over moon sighting, Dawn News reported Sunday.The North ... Read more...

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West Bengal assembly celebrates 75 years


August 13th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) A two-day celebration to mark 75 years of the West Bengal Assembly started Monday, with former speakers including ex-Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee being felicitated ... Read more...

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I’ll not quit dancing: Esha Deol


August 11th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Esha Deol is hardly seen on the big screen, but the recently-married actress, a trained Odissi dancer, says she will never quit dance."It's (dance) a convention ... Read more...

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‘Doctor Who’ to celebrate its 50th anniversary


August 10th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) TV show ‘Doctor Who will be celebrating its 50th anniversary next year. The show which has been on air on BBC since 1963 will celebrate its ... Read more...

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Six gunned down in Mexican bar


August 9th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 9 (IANS/EFE) Gunmen killed six people inside a bar in Mexico state, officials said.The victims - two women and four men - were having a celebration Wednesday ... Read more...

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Olympic beach volleyball: Americans seal third straight gold


August 9th, 2012 - 7:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Defending champions Kerri Walsh Jennings and Misty May-Treanor won Olympic gold in women's beach volleyball Wednesday, beating fellow Americans Jennifer Kessy and April Ross in ... Read more...

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Focus on cinema, culture to mark 60 yrs of India-Turkey treaty


August 5th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Turkey has drawn up a calendar of cultural acitivities - including a new overseas cultural cell and joint productions on screen - in India to celebrate 60 ... Read more...

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President greets nation on Raksha Bandhan


August 1st, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, which will be celebrated across north India Thursday."On the occasion of ... Read more...

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China, India can spur Nepal economy: Chinese envoy


July 30th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 30 (IANS) Being located between China and India can be a driving force for Nepal's development, China's ambassador Yang Houlan said here.Nepal should "make use of such a ... Read more...

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We will celebrate on July 25: Pranab’s daughter


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee's family is planning to celebrate his ascendancy as president of India on July 25 after he formally assumes office, his daughter Sharmistha ... Read more...

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Assumed dead, man wakes up at burial ground in Odhisha


July 21st, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 21 (IANS) The burial of a 70-year-old man in Odisha turned into a celebration when he woke up hours after being assumed dead.The bizarre incident occurred Friday at ... Read more...

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We thought he would come back: Hema Malini


July 18th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) Veteran actress Hema Malini is in shock after hearing about the demise of Rajesh Khanna and says she always hoped that he would recover."We always thought ... Read more...

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Eight gunned down in Brazilian city


July 13th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 13 (IANS/EFE) The toll from an overnight shooting spree in greater Sao Paulo stands at eight, authorities in the Brazilian metropolis said Thursday.The victims were shot ... Read more...

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Sarabjit’s family elated in Punjab


June 26th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar, June 26 (IANS) The family members of Indian prisoner Sarabjit Singh, who was convicted and sentenced to death on charges of terrorism in Pakistan, Tuesday said they were happy ... Read more...

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Swedish embassy to hold photography competition


June 18th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The embassy of Sweden here has invited entries for a photo competition to celebrate Sweden-India bilateral ties, an official said Monday.The photo competition "Swedish ... Read more...

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India taught me to share: Liv Ullmann


June 7th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 7 (IANS) Legendary Norwegian actress Liv Ullmann is bowled over by the warmth she received from people in India and says that they taught her to share.Sharing one ... Read more...

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Today is World Environment Day 2012


June 5th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) World Environment Day (WED) will be observed today all over the world. Run by the UNEP (UN’s Environment Programme), the aim of this event is to ... Read more...

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Anand deserves Bharat Ratna but final call PM’s: Maken


May 31st, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Sports Minister Ajay Maken Thursday said five-time world chess champion Viswanathan Anand was a deserving candidate for Bharat Ratna but it was for the prime ... Read more...

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Stella McCartney opens her first Adidas store


May 30th, 2012 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) Fashion designer Stella McCartney has opened doors to her first standalone 'Adidas by Stella McCartney' store here.The designer, who has created the Adidas kit for the ... Read more...

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Newlywed found stabbed to death in wedding dress


May 15th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) A newlywed bride in the US was found stabbed to death in her bathtub. She was in her wedding dress.Police believe Estrella Carrera, 25, was a ... Read more...

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Ramadan, Eid-ul-Fitr dates forecast in UAE


May 12th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, May 11 (IANS/WAM) An astronomer in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has forecast the dates for the beginning of the Muslim holy month of fasting and for the celebration ... Read more...

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Jolie wants different ethnic traditions at wedding


May 10th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie reportedly wants to incorporate different ethnic traditions when she weds Brad Pitt.She wants the ceremony reflect the different ways people celebrate marriage, ... Read more...

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Gaultier defends Winehouse-inspired show


May 5th, 2012 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) French fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier, who upset the family of late singer Amy Winehouse by using her as the inspiration for his latest catwalk ... Read more...

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Confusion over release of Sukma collector (Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) Hours after the fireworks and celebrations began Thursday, confusion persisted over the release of Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon. Meanwhile, the rebels have called mediapersons ... Read more...

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Fireworks as reports say Sukma collector released


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) Celebrations began at the Sukma district collector's residence Thursday afternoon as reports said that Alex Paul Menon had been released by the Maoists after 12 days ... Read more...

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Barrymore celebrates engagement, baby shower


April 25th, 2012 - 3:01 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 25 (IANS) Actress Drew Barrymore, who is reportedly expecting her first child with fiance Will Kopelman, was feted with a combined engagement and baby shower recently.The celebration ... Read more...

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Will attend Bihar Day in Mumbai, stresses Nitish


April 13th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 13 (IANS) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Friday emphasised that he would visit Mumbai to attend the Bihar Diwas celebrations Sunday even though the event has run into ... Read more...

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This time, Rongali Bihu to spread AIDS awareness


April 13th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 13 (IANS) Rongali Bihu, the most popular festival of Assam that will be celebrated this weekend, will see some leading singers and performers help generate awareness about HIV/AIDS ... Read more...

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PM greets nation on Easter


April 7th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has greeted the nation on the occasion of Easter to be celebrated Sunday and hoped the festivities would strengthen the ... Read more...

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Parineeti Chopra now eyes IIFA award


March 31st, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra's younger sister Parineeti Chopra, who bagged 10 best debutante actress awards for her role in "Ladies vs Ricky Bahl", is looking forward ... Read more...

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Hathaway, Schulman in celebration mood


March 28th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 28 (IANS) Actress Anne Hathaway's and her fiance, actor Adam Schulman, threw a party in a book store to celebrate their impending wedding.Hathaway and Schulman are ... Read more...

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Tendulkar would be happy to see an Indian break his record (Roundup)


March 25th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) India's batting legend Sachin Tendulkar Sunday said it would be tough to predict when and who will break his record of 100 international centuries but ... Read more...

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Tendulkar hopes an Indian would break his record


March 25th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) India's batting legend Sachin Tendulkar Sunday said it would be tough to predict when and who will break his record of 100 international centuries but ... Read more...

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