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Bieber went through tough times


September 21st, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber's mother Pattie Mallette says they weren't financially sound earlier and at one stage of their lives, they couldn't afford eating out luxuriously."We'd ... Read more...

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Generous Roberts helps delivery guy


September 12th, 2012 - 7:48 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 12 (IANS) Actress Julia Roberts reportedly gave a tip of $500 to the delivery guy who brings groceries for her after she learned that the latter's car ... Read more...

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Hilton donates $5,000 to struggling fan


August 1st, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 1 (IANS) Socialite Paris Hilton has donated $5,000 to a fan suffering from a muscle disease.She met Mike Oliveri, who has muscular dystrophy, in a nightclub ... Read more...

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Surjeet Singh gets Rs.5 lakh from Punjab government


July 19th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 19 (IANS) Having spent over 30 years of his life in Pakistani jails on spying charges, Punjab resident Surjeet Singh was Thursday given financial assistance of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kerala government company to produce films, upgrade theatres


July 6th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 6 (IANS) The Kerala Financial Corporation (KFC), a state-owned financier, Friday announced that it would grant funds to produce films, revamping of theatres and construction of new multiplexes.Finance ... Read more...

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Vikas Khoker wins MTV Roadies 9


June 30th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Vikas Khoker of Hyderabad Saturday won season 9 of youth reality show "MTV Roadies" .Khoker defeated 13 contestants including seven women and six men and ... Read more...

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Chennai-Ennore Port road project to be done next year: Vasan


June 29th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 29 (IANS) The Rs.600 crore Chennai-Ennore Port road connectivity project will be completed next year, Union Shipping Minister G.K. Vasan said Friday.He said 32 percent of the project ... Read more...

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Chawla pots snooker title


June 23rd, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) Kamal Chawla, the 32-year old from Bhopal and India No.2, saw off a late challenge from Kolkata's Sourav Kothari to win 6-4 in the final of ... Read more...

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Bhandarkar, Benegal honoured with Hindi promotion award (With Images)


June 20th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday honoured filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar with Ganga Sharan Singh Award along with Shyam Benegal and Girish Karnad for their contribution to ... Read more...

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Pakistan donates $50,000 to Philippines


June 14th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, June 14 (IANS) The Philippines government has received a donation of $50,000 from Pakistan for reconstructing areas devastated by last year's tropical storm Washi, according to the country's foreign ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

After tigress, Priyanka adopts lioness


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 2 (IANS) After tigress Durga, Bollywood's 'junglee billi' Priyanka Chopra has adopted lioness Sundari of Ranchi's Birsa Munda zoo, an official said Saturday."We have received a cheque ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘DID 3′ winner wants to be best dancer, train young children


April 22nd, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Odisha girl Rajasmita Kar feels like a star after winning the third season of reality show "Dance India Dance". She not only aims to be ... Read more...

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Omar’s kind gesture: Gives Rs.1 lakh to blind Jammu lawyer


March 30th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 30 (IANS) In a unique gesture, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday extended financial aid of more than Rs.1.20 lakh to a visually impaired lawyer to ... Read more...

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England secure top spot in ICC Test championship table


March 11th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 11 (IANS) England have secured the top spot in the International Cricket Council Test Championship table at the April 1 cut-off date, after the first Test between New ... Read more...

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New software can spot liars accurately


March 7th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 7 (IANS) A new software can identify liars more accurately than astute sleuths -- by looking for telltale eye movements, a study reveals. The software can identify liars ... Read more...

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South Africa aim for clean sweep to claim No.1 ranking


March 6th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 6 (IANS) South Africa will be aiming to carry the winning momentum from its ODI series into the three-Test series against New Zealand starting in Dunedin Wednesday which ... Read more...

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Lottery millionaire Mr Topham bans his mother from his life


March 5th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After winning millions of pounds in the EuroMillions Jackpot, a 22-year-old has served his mother a notice to stay out of his life. Last month, Matt Topham ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Kensville Challenge golf: German Kieffer edges out Gangjee in play-off


January 29th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Jan 29 (IANS) Rahil Gangjee was three clear of the field, with four holes to go and seemed to have sewn up the title at the Gujarat Kensville Challenge ... Read more...

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Back on screen soon: Rajnikanth


January 27th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 27 (IANS) Tamil movie superstar Rajnikanth Friday said he will soon be back on the silverscreen in a movie directed by his daughter Soundarya. Speaking to reporters here ... Read more...

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Excise official’s anticipatory bail plea dismissed


January 13th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Friday dismissed the anticipatory bail application of Central Excise Commissioner A.K. Srivastava, who had allegedly demanded a ... Read more...

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CBI oppose bail plea of excise commissioner (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Thursday opposed the anticipatory bail application of Central Excise Commissioner A.K. Srivastava for allegedly demanding a bribe of Rs.60 ... Read more...

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Four Maoists surrender before Mamata


January 12th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
West Midnapore (West Bengal), Jan 12 (IANS) Responding to the rehabilitation package announced by the West Bengal government, four Maoists surrendered before Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here Thursday.Lambodar Majhi, ... Read more...

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Revamped health insurance scheme launched


January 11th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 11 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday rolled out a revamped comprehensive health insurance scheme for the poor to benefit 1.34 crore families at an annual ... Read more...

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Bengal to increase job days to 50 under MGNREGA


January 11th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 11 (IANS) West Bengal will increase to 50 the job days under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) from 19 till date in this fiscal ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China Mobile subsidiary invests $1.5 bn in Pakistan


December 30th, 2011 - 4:50 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 30 (IANS) CMPak, a wholly owned subsidiary of China Mobile in Pakistan, has invested $1.5 billion in the country over the past four years, the company said ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Alok Kumar pots snooker title


December 21st, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 21 (IANS) National champion Alok Kumar (PSPB) shrugged off a hesitant start to beat Kamal Chawla (Railways) 6-2 in the final of the Alumni Club-Anna University invitational snooker ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dilip Sardesai award for Ashwin


November 28th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has been chosen for the Dilip Sardesai award for becoming the Man of the Series in the recently concluded three-match Test series ... Read more...

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ONGC beat Punjab National Bank in Nehru hockey final


November 25th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Tournament sponsors Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) won their maiden Nehru Cup hockey title Friday, beating Punjab National Bank (PNB XI) at the National ... Read more...

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Myneni wins ITF Futures, bags maiden ATP points


November 12th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 12 (IANS) Wildcard Saketh Sai Myneni of Hyderabad picked up his first ATP points after defeating eighth-seeded James Marsalek of England 6-1, 6-4, in the final of the ... Read more...

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Man held for cheating AIIMS nurse


October 16th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A 24-year-old unemployed youth has been arrested for cheating a nurse working at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) of Rs.4.5 lakh, police said ... Read more...

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Sikkim quake: Tripura donates Rs.25 lakh


September 25th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 25 (IANS) The Left Front government in Tripura Sunday donated Rs.25 lakh for the victims of the Sikkim earthquake."Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar has sent a letter ... Read more...

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SJVNL declares Rs.333.9 crore dividend


September 13th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 13 (IANS) Power utility Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd (SJVNL) declared a total dividend of Rs.333.93 crore for the last fiscal, a company statement said here Tuesday.The SJVNL ... Read more...

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Chowrasia maintains lead on Asian Tour Order of Merit


September 5th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 5 (IANS) India?s S.S.P. Chowrasia continued to lead the race to become the Asian Tour?s Order of Merit champion despite the disappointment of missing the halfway cut ... Read more...

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UN committed to end suffering in Horn of Africa


August 26th, 2011 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Aug 26 (IANS) The UN has assured African countries that it is committed to work with them to end the suffering, currently gripping the Horn of Africa, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Williams takes dig at Woods after Adam Scott’s victory


August 8th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Australian golfer Adam Scott's triumph at Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio, was sweetest victory for his caddie Steve Williams, who returned ... Read more...

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