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Egyptian minister arrested for groping in London


September 12th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) An Egyptian sports minister tried to claim diplomatic immunity after being arrested for groping a tourist while in London with his country's paralympic delegation, the Daily ... Read more...

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Rihanna, Jay-Z celebrate with Lady Gaga


September 11th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Singers Rihanna and Jay-Z partied hard with Lady Gaga, post the London Paralympic closing ceremony performance.Both the singers gave an energetic performance at the closing ... Read more...

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Rihanna skips Paralympic rehearsals


September 10th, 2012 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Singer Rihanna partied so hard on the night of MTV Video Music Awards that she had to skip London Paralympic closing ceremony rehearsals with the ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga all set to perform live in London


September 7th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The ever eye catchy singer lady gaga is set to go for the biggest arena when she returns to London. The singer is set to go for ... Read more...

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Jay Z to perform at Paralympics closing


September 5th, 2012 - 4:54 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Singer Jay Z will reportedly join Coldplay on stage at the Paralympic games closing ceremony in London.The Paralympics are organised for sportsmen who are physically ... Read more...

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Rihanna, Coldplay team up to for Paralympic closing


August 27th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) Singer Rihanna and band Coldplay will reportedly team up for the closing ceremony of 2012 London Paralympic Games.The Paralympic Games, for the physically challenged, are ... Read more...

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PM to attend Bombay High Court function


August 13th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will address a gathering of legal luminaries here this week to mark the closing ceremony of the 150th anniversary celebrations of ... Read more...

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Group of Islamic protestors protest at Olympic Park


August 13th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of Islamic protestors have arrived near the Olympic park ahead of the Sunday closing ceremony. The protestors who are staged at the arrival point for ... Read more...

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London bids musical adieu to Olympics


August 13th, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) With high voltage performances by the past, present and future from the world of music, London bid goodbye to the Olympics with a stylish yet ... Read more...

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Campbell would’ve loved to be sprinter


August 11th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell, who is reportedly set to walk the runway at the closing ceremony of the 2010 London Olympics, says had she been an ... Read more...

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Liam Gallagher buys a house in New York


August 6th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Liam Gallagher has come up with a surprise that really caught the eyes of many. He bought a house, which is situated in New York at ... Read more...

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One film a year from now, says Kunder (Movie Snippets)


August 5th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Shrish Kunder, who took six years to release his second film, says he now wants to be regular and will make one film a year.Kunder's ... Read more...

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Paul McCartney unhappy over David Beckham snub


July 25th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Paul McCartney is very unhappy over the fact that footballer David Beckham has been left out of the Olympic squad. Paul also said that David was a ... Read more...

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Hoy to carry British flag at Olympics


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four-time Olympic gold medal-winning cyclist Chris Hoy has been given the honour of carrying the British flag at his home Olympics in London, he said ... Read more...

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Sushil deserves to carry the flag: Leander Paes


July 20th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 20 (IANS) India's top tennis player Leander Paes said wrestler Sushil Kumar deserves to be the flag bearer of the Olympic contingent during the opening ceremony ... Read more...

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Robbie Williams opts out of Olympic ceremony


July 3rd, 2012 - 2:16 am ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Singer Robbie Williams has opted out of the closing ceremony of London Olympics to be with his pregnant wife, who is due to give birth ... Read more...

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Kuldeep bags gold in 10k-metre walk in Asian junior athletics


June 12th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 12 (IANS) India's Kuldeep won the gold medal in the boys 10,000-metre walk at the 15th Asian Junior Athletics Championship here Tuesday.The Indian finished first with a timing ... Read more...

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I have been looked down upon: Rohit Shetty


June 4th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Bollywood director Rohit Shetty of "Singham" fame says he is not interested in talking about his hard work. "I have been looked down upon by ... Read more...

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‘The Angels’ Share’ wins jury prize at Cannes


May 28th, 2012 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, May 28 (IANS) "The Angels' Share" directed by Britain's Ken Loach was awarded the jury prize at the closing ceremony of the 65th Cannes film festival, Xinhua reported.It is ... Read more...

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‘Reality’ wins grand prize at Cannes


May 28th, 2012 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, May 28 (IANS) Italian satire "Reality" directed by Matteo Garrone was awarded the second-place grand prize at the closing ceremony of the 65th Cannes film festival, Xinhua reported.Starring Aniello ... Read more...

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‘Amour’ wins Palme d’Or top prize at Cannes


May 28th, 2012 - 4:35 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, May 28 (IANS) "Amour" (Love) by Michael Haneke was awarded the 2012 Palme d'Or top prize at the closing ceremony of the 65th Cannes film festival here Sunday night, ... Read more...

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Sonam to walk Cannes red carpet (With Image)


May 14th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor will walk the red carpet at the 65th edition of the Cannes International Film Festival, which is starting May 16.Sonam, ... Read more...

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London Olympic contingency tickets to go on sale


May 9th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) A total of 900,000 Olympic Games contingency tickets will go on sale Friday, the London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has ... Read more...

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Pranab to visit Bangladesh for Tagore ceremony


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Building upon warming ties, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will visit Bangladesh Sunday as the guest of honour to attend the closing ceremony of the ... Read more...

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London Heathrow airport unveils Olympic terminal


April 5th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Heathrow airport unveiled a new temporary terminal to cater to athletes and officials involved with London Olympics 2012.The terminal has been built solely for "Games Family" ... Read more...

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Big B says he was warned about Vidhu Vinod Chopra’s bad temper


April 5th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 5 (IANS) "Eklavya - The Royal Guard" was Amitabh Bachchan's first film with Vidhu Vinod Chopra. The megastar says his actress wife Jaya had warned him that ... Read more...

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WHO praises Cuba’s health care system


March 28th, 2012 - 10:03 am ICT by IANS
Havana, March 28 (IANS) Cuba's health care system has a lot to teach the world, the deputy head of the World Health Organization (WHO) said.Anarfi Asamoa-Baah said he was impressed ... Read more...

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Photography works of Dubai Crown Prince on exhibit


March 25th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 25 (IANS/WAM) A six-day photo exhibition, featuring prominent art works of Dubai's Crown Prince Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, will be held here from Monday.The ... Read more...

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No Rolling Stones at London Olympics (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) Mick Jagger and his The Rolling Stones will not perform at a musical concert for the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics, a representative of ... Read more...

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No Rolling Stones show at London Olympics


February 11th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) Popular band The Rolling Stones will not perform at a musical engagement to mark the closing ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics, a representative has said.The ... Read more...

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Youth Olympics should not be an expensive affair: IOC president


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Innsbruck (Austria), Jan 23 (IANS) International Olympic Committee president Jacques Rogge has said the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) should not be made a costly affair.Compared with the traditional Olympic Games, ... Read more...

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Calcutta Polo Club celebrates 150th year by winning Ezra World Cup


December 25th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 25 (IANS) The Ezra World Cup 2011 marking 150 years of the Calcutta Polo Club -- the oldest such in the world -- ended Sunday with the ... Read more...

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Jharkhand felicitates its National Games medallists


December 10th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 9 (IANS) Ten months after the 34th National Games, Jharkhand Friday felicitated medal winners from the state in presence of hometown boy and Indian cricket team captain Mahendra ... Read more...

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New global Buddhist body formed in India


November 30th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) The four-day Global Buddhist Congregation in the capital came to a close Wednesday with the constitution of a new international Buddhist body to complement worldwide ... Read more...

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ILS partners with FABA for BioAsia awards


November 29th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) The Institute of Life Sciences (ILS) has partnered with the Federation of Asian Biotech Associations (FABA) to scrutinize and recognize innovations through the BioAsia innovation award ... Read more...

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