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Musician uses recycled cans for Lord Ganesha tribute


September 17th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Popular Indian classical vocalist and percussionist Taufiq Qureshi has used a concoction of recycled cans and drums to create a special musical tribute on the ... Read more...

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You are the change, Obama tells voters clinging on hope (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Four years after his historic win on a slogan of hope and change, President Barack Obama has sought a fresh mandate with a passionate ... Read more...

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With hope tested, Obama seeks more time for change


September 7th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 7 (IANS) Bill Clinton was a tough act to follow. But President Barack Obama made a compelling case for his re-election with a forceful speech framing the ... Read more...

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Usain Bolt hangs out with Sir Alex Fegurson


August 27th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jamaican king of sprint Usain Bolt was seen with Manchester United’s Sir Alex Fegurson after the game on Saturday where Manchester United beat Fulham with three goals ... Read more...

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Olympics boxing: India’s Vijender knocked out (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 4:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) India's ace boxer Vijender Singh was knocked out of the 2012 London Games after he went down 13-17 to Uzbek Abbos Atoev in the quarterfinal of ... Read more...

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Olympics boxing: Jai Bhagwan marches into round of 16 (Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) Inspired by chants of "India, India" resonating in the ExCeL London Exhibition Centre, boxer Jai Bhagwan outclassed his Seychelles' opponent Andrique Allisop 18-8 in the lightweight ... Read more...

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Perry meditates to beat stress


July 5th, 2012 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry is said to be doing meditation to cope with stress."She chants the mantra 'om' for 20 minutes twice a day with her ... Read more...

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Art neglected and works dying in Pakistan, laments daily


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 3 (IANS) The government is not doing enough to fight negligence as art crumbles in Pakistan, said a leading daily.An editorial in the Dawn Tuesday said that it ... Read more...

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UEFA fines Russia and Spain over racism


June 29th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Nyon (Switzerland), June 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian and Spanish football federations have been fined 30,000 and 20,000 euros respectively for racist chanting by their fans at Euro 2012, UEFA ... Read more...

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Russia, Spain hit with UEFA charges of racism


June 26th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian and Spanish football federations have both received UEFA charges relating to alleged racist chanting by fans at the Euro 2012.Russia's case relates to ... Read more...

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Emenike signs four-year extension with Spartak


June 26th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spartak Moscow's Nigerian striker Emmanuel Emenike has signed a four-year extension with the football club.Earlier, there had been reports that Emenike would return to his ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

62 special trains for Puri Rath Yatra


June 20th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 19 (IANS) Indian Railways Tuesday announced it would run 62 special trains for the famous Rath Yatra (chariot festival) of Lord Jagannath, beginning at Odisha's Puri town June ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Racial abuse reported against Balotelli at Euro 2012


June 16th, 2012 - 7:50 am ICT by IANS
Poznan (Poland), June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) As many as 500 Croatian fans shouted monkey chants at Italy striker Mario Balotelli and evidence has been passed to UEFA, according to the ... Read more...

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Euro 2012 racism claims nonsense: Russian minister


June 10th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Reports that Russian fans racially abused a black player during their team's Euro 2012 match against the Czech Republic are "nonsense", Russian Sports Minister Vitaly ... Read more...

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‘Social networking, Team Anna raised Goa poll percentage’


April 9th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 9 (IANS) Social networking sites and Team Anna were the key factors in upping Goa's voting figures from 63 percent to a stunning 82.8 percent in last ... Read more...

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Porto fined after racial abuse by fans


April 4th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) Portuguese football club FC Porto were fined 16,000 pounds after their fans racially abused Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli when the two teams met in the ... Read more...

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Unique performance explores man’s existence in Kaliyug


March 27th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Norwegian black metal, Indian classical dance and classical music came together on one stage to captivate the audience in a performance titled 'Questionings'.The performance, held ... Read more...

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We want good scripts, chants Bollywood


March 19th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 19 (IANS) After biggies misfired at the box office and economical movies hit the bull's eye, Bollywood has woken up to the importance of a well-written script. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sturridge subjected to racial chants in Napoli


February 21st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 21 (IANS) Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge was subjected to racial chants after the team arrived in Napoli to play their first leg of the last-16 clash of the ... Read more...

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Bilbao cruise into final of Copa del Rey


February 8th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bilbao (Spain), Feb 8 (IANS) Athletic Club Bilbao assured their place in the final of the Copa del Rey football for the 36th time in the club's history with a ... Read more...

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Argentine president recovering after cancer surgery


January 6th, 2012 - 5:06 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 6 (IANS/EFE) An operation to remove a cancerous tumour from Argentine President Cristina Fernandez's thyroid gland has been completed "without problems or complications", the government said.The 58-year-old ... Read more...

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‘Monkey King’ in the buff disrupts traffic


December 7th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 7 (IANS) A man in China created a scene after he climbed up a bridge in Guangdong province, walked around naked and claimed being a "Monkey King", a ... Read more...

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Navratri begins with fervour in Uttar Pradesh


September 28th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 28 (IANS) Amidst vedic chants and religious hymns, devotees here in Uttar Pradesh thronged the temples as Navratri - the nine-day festival dedicated to Goddess Durga - began ... Read more...

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Fast to disagree! Modi, Congress begin parallel fasts


September 17th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Flanked by top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Saturday cited the achievements of his 10-year reign as he launched his ... Read more...

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Radhastami celebrations in Mathura


September 5th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 5 (IANS) Chants of 'Radhey Radhey' echoed in the air early Monday as pilgrims and locals here celebrated Radhastami, the birth of Lord Krishna's consort Radha.The ... Read more...

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Brazil fans turning Argentines courtesy Messi-magic


September 2nd, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) The city?s soccer fans whose loyalties are mostly split between Argentina and Brazil seem to have shifted their allegiance to the former -- courtesy `Messi-magic? which ... Read more...

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Too many Messis at Salt Lake


September 2nd, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) How many Lionel Messis were present at the Salt Lake Stadium here Friday when Argentina took on Venezuela? Hundreds.Both young and old sported the number 10 ... Read more...

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Maulanas ask Muslims to back Anna


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 22 (IANS) Prominent Maulanas and Islamic scholars of Uttar Pradesh have reacted strongly to Delhi's Shahi Imam Ahmed Bukhari's appeal to Muslims to keep off Anna Hazare's anti-corruption ... Read more...

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It’s raining ire against MCD at Ramlila ground


August 19th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Amid all the chants hailing Anna Hazare and slogans to eradicate corruption, many at the Ramlila ground here slammed the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) ... Read more...

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Lucknow teachers on mass leave to support Hazare


August 18th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 18 (IANS) With the pro-Anna Hazare chants getting louder, the teachers' union of Lucknow University and degree colleges in Uttar Pradesh Thursday announced to go on a mass ... Read more...

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Indian tantrik art moving beyond traditional icons (Feature, With Images)


August 3rd, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The repertoire of Indian tantrik art has expanded over the years to co-exist with other forms. The dots, squares, mandalas and the flaming core consciousness ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Delhi toasts spirit of Nelson Mandela


July 18th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The national capital had a brush with the spirit of Nelson Mandela Monday. Singing by students and celebratory chants blended with reminiscences of the living ... Read more...

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Devotees throng Shiva temples, celebrate ‘Shravan’


July 16th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 16 (IANS) Devotees thronged at Lord Shiva temples in Uttar Pradesh Saturday for offering prayers on the onset of the Hindu month of `Shravan' that heralds the coming ... Read more...

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Preston star claims racial abuse, says was subjected to monkey chants


April 25th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 25 (ANI): Preston striker Nathan Ellington has claimed that he faced racist taunts from Millwall fans.Ellington, a black, claimed he faced monkey chants and was also accused of being a ... Read more...

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Weekend crowd prefers IPL to Bollywood movies


April 23rd, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) For the crowd which turned up in huge numbers for the match between Delhi Daredevils and Kings XI Punjab at the Ferozshah Kotla grounds here ... Read more...

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