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FDI marks countdown for UPA: BJP


September 21st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) A day after the government notified the decision to allow foreign equity in multi-brand retail, the BJP Friday said it marked the beginning of the ... Read more...

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Olympic flag arrives in Rio


August 14th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 14 (IANS) The Olympic flag has arrived here, marking the dawn of a new era in Rio de Janeiro's history.The flag landed on Brazilian soil for ... Read more...

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‘Joker’ trailer to release with ‘Cocktail’


July 8th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The first trailer of Shirish Kunder's "Joker", which is reportedly Akshay Kumar's 100th film, will release along with Homi Adjania's "Cocktail" when it hits ... Read more...

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Adam Levine loves British game shows


June 10th, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Maroon 5 singer Adam Levine loves British game shows like "Deal or No Deal" and "Countdown".The 33-year-old admits that programmes fronted by Noel Edmonds and Nick ... Read more...

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Countdown to army chief’s retirement begins


May 5th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The countdown to Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh hanging up his boots May 31 began Saturday with his first farewell visit to the Western ... Read more...

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Beyonce named most beautiful woman


April 26th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 26 (IANS) Singer Beyonce has been named the most beautiful woman in the world by People magazine.The pop star is glowing after giving birth to her ... Read more...

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Olympic shooting test event held in London


April 19th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) The shooting test event for the 2012 London Olympic Games is being held in the Royal Artillery Barracks range here, adding to the festive atmosphere as ... Read more...

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‘John Carter’ tops global box office


March 19th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 19 (IANS) Action movie "John Carter" is the biggest grosser on international box office for the second consecutive week, raking in over $40 million in 54 markets outside ... Read more...

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Chinese downloads 25 billionth app


March 6th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, March 6 (IANS) A Chinese customer downloaded the 25 billionth app from Apple's App Store, pushing the mobile software store to a new milestone, Apple has announced.More than ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Beyonce’s child, a chart record breaker


January 12th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) Singer Beyonce and Jay Z's baby girl is making pop chart history after becoming the youngest ever to be credited on a Billboard Hot 100 ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga to lead new year’s countdown


December 29th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 29 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga has been chosen to lead New Year's Eve countdown in New York's Times Square this year.The 25-year-old, who was born and ... Read more...

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Downey Jr. stressed over turning 50


December 6th, 2011 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Actor Robert Downey Jr. has started to feel stressed about turning 50.The 46-year-old actor, whose wife Susan is expecting their first child together, says he is ... Read more...

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Susane Boyle’s tops chart with third album


November 14th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Scottish Singer Susan Boyle has topped the Britain's album chart with her latest release "Someone To Watch Over Me".The record reached the top position of the ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga to perform at Grammy’s nomination 2011


October 27th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pop singer Lady Gaga is amongst the array of stars scheduled to perform at the 2011 Grammys nomination concert. The event which is dubbed "The Grammy ... Read more...

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Indian rocket launch delayed by a minute to avoid space collision


October 12th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Oct 12 (IANS) A lot can happen in a matter of one minute, officials said Wednesday about the postponement of a rocket launch by 60 seconds ... Read more...

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Gibson believes West Indies can overcome England


September 20th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 20 (IANS/CMC) West Indies coach Ottis Gibson feels his inexperienced side has to overcome two major challenges when it faces England in two Twenty20 Internationals this weekend at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Durga idol out of waste material in Bengal


September 9th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 9 (IANS) With the countdown having begun for West Bengal's greatest cultural extravaganza Durga Puja, a private radio channel has come up with a unique initiative of making ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

World Cup campaign starts with Sep 2 match: Sabella


August 31st, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) New Argentine soccer coach Alejandro Sabella Wednesday said the country's campaign for the 2014 World Cup will start with the Sep 2 FIFA official international friendly ... Read more...

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Salt Lake stadium hawkers angry over order to vacate


August 31st, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) While excitement builds up in the soccer mad city over the Set 2 tie involving Argentina and Venezuela at Salt Lake stadium, the long-established hawkers at ... Read more...

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Kolkata celebrities lukewarm to Messi match


August 30th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) As excitement builds up among the soccer crazy fans of the city to watch superstar Lionel Messi in action, most of the celebrities of ... Read more...

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Carol Vorderman get the ‘Rear of the Year’ award


June 9th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) TV personality Carol Vorderman has been awarded the "Rear of the Year" award edging out Pippa Middleton who became a sensation after the wedding of her ... Read more...

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Keith Olbermann to present ‘Countdown’


May 26th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Keith Olbermann has found himself with a new job. He will be presenting the show “Countdown” on the network Current TV. The show will start airing ... Read more...

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Countdown to Osama’s end


May 2nd, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Following is the dramatic sequence of events that led to the killing of Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan.- August 2010 - US President Barack ... Read more...

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Nepal begins countdown to crisis


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 2 (IANS) The countdown to another crisis started in Nepal Monday with only 26 days left to get the new constitution ready and top leaders admitting the task ... Read more...

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Human cannonball dies as safety net collapses


April 26th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) A human cannonball in Britain died in front of horrified onlookers as his safety net collapsed. He crashed head first on to the ground.The stuntman, called ... Read more...

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UK ‘Human cannonball’ man killed during ‘Daredevil Stunt Show’


April 26th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): A man performing as a "human cannonball" for a stunt show in Kent, Britain, has been killed after his safety net failed to provide him adequate support.The ... Read more...

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Countdown begins for China’s space station in 2020


April 26th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 26 (ANI): The China Manned Space Engineering Office has unveiled plans to build a 60-ton space station, made up of three capsules, by the year 2020.Authorities in charge of the ... Read more...

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India to launch advanced remote sensing satellite April 20


April 9th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 9 (IANS) India will launch an advanced remote sensing satellite April 20 to study and manage natural resources, the space agency announced Saturday.Preparations to launch the 1.2-tonne ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Film director Boyle wants ’sunset’ Olympics opener


April 4th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 4 (ANI): Movie director Danny Boyle has demanded that the opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics be delayed until sun set.The Oscar-winning filmmaker, who is masterminding the London ... Read more...

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NASA delays Glory launch for 24 hours


February 24th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): NASA has postponed the launch of its Glory spacecraft due to technical problems.The launch of the spacecraft from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California is currently planned for ... Read more...

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125-ft-long sand cricket bat to usher World Cup (With Image)


February 12th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 12 (IANS) As the countdown for the 2011 World Cup begins, acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has created a 125-ft-long cricket bat of sand in Orissa in an attempt to ... Read more...

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Peter Jackson’s Surgery To Delay Filming Of “The Hobbit”


January 28th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "The Hobbit" which was all set to start its shooting from the middle of February will now be delayed after film-maker Sir Peter Jackson was recently ... Read more...

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Wankhede Stadium fully ready for World Cup: Pawar


January 19th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan 19 (ANI): International Cricket Council (ICC) President Sharad Pawar on Wednesday said Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium is fully ready for the upcoming World Cup."We completed the World Cup stadium and we ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga tops ‘most charitable celebrities’ poll


December 25th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 25 (ANI): Lady Gaga has topped the list of the most charitable celebrities of the year (10).The Poker Face hitmaker was placed at number one for her outspoken support for ... Read more...

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India’s rocket launch postponed


December 19th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has postponed Monday's rocket launch, meant to put an advanced communications satellite into orbit, following the detection of a leak in ... Read more...

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