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Tsegay favourite to win Delhi Half Marathon


September 10th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) One of the world's fastest half-marathoners Ethiopian Atsedu Tsegay has confirmed his participation for the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon.The 21-year-old Tsegay clocked 58.47 minutes when ... Read more...

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Surprised that people didn’t expect a medal from me: Vijay


August 6th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Olympic silver medallist Vijay Kumar says he was taken aback when people, including the media, expressed surprise on his podium finish here at the London Games."I ... Read more...

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Sushil promises a fight by Indian wrestlers


August 5th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Beijing Games bronze medallist Sushil Kumar has promised a good show by the Indian grapplers at the London Olympics where the wrestling competition began Sunday."You ... Read more...

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Manmohan’s name for presidency a Congress gimmick: CPI


June 13th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The CPI Wednesday said it will not support a Congress candidate for the presidential polls and dismissed the move of the Samajawadi Party and ... Read more...

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NDA yet to decide on presidential candidate: Sharad Yadav


June 13th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Opposition National Democratic Alliance (NDA) convenor Sharad Yadav Wednesday said they had "good relations" with Pranab Mukherjee, but remained non-committal on the finance minister's ... Read more...

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Russia lack the pace to be a top team: Arshavin


June 8th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russians lack the pace to be considered Euro 2012 favourites, captain Andrei Arshavin said Friday.Dick Advocaat's side kick-off their Group A campaign late ... Read more...

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Poland coach urges calm before crucial Euro opener


June 8th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 8 (IANS) Poland coach Franciszek Smuda has said his team must keep calm ahead of the crucial Euro 2012 opener against Greece here Friday."Now, It is better to ... Read more...

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Congress readies to pick presidential candidate


May 30th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Congress Working Committee (CWC) will meet here June 4, apparently to accelerate the process of selecting a candidate for the presidential polls.Congress president ... Read more...

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Presidential poll: Congress’ prospects brighten, Pranab leads race


May 6th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Having made the first moves in the presidential polls by reaching out to its allies, the Congress has brightened the prospects of sending its ... Read more...

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Michele Bachmann ends White House bid


January 5th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 4 (IANS) US Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann Wednesday announced the end of her bid for the White House after coming in a distant sixth in the Iowa ... Read more...

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MIM’s Majid Hussain is the new mayor of Greater Hyderabad


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 3 (IANS) Mohammed Majid Hussain of the Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) is the new mayor of Greater Hyderabad.He was unanimously elected the mayor and Rajkumar of the Congress ... Read more...

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Sarangi exponent Ustad Sultan Khan dead


November 27th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Noted sarangi exponent and singer Ustad Sultan Khan passed away Sunday. He was 71.A Padma Bhushan awardee, Khan gave his first performance at the All-India Conference ... Read more...

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Penn Badgley to star in Jeff Buckley’s biopic


June 23rd, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Penn Badgley is all set to star in Jeff Buckley’s biopic. The other contenders for the role were James Franco and Robert Pattinson, but the ... Read more...

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‘Britain’s Got Talent’ winner to perform before Queen


June 5th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) Singer Jai McDowell, who won "Britain's Got Talent" by beating first runner-up Ronan Parke with 2.5 percent votes and won 100,000 pounds in prize money, is ... Read more...

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Li Na lifts French Open singles title, first Asian grand slam singles winner (Lead)


June 4th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 4 (IANS) Chinese Li Na created history Saturday as she won the first-ever grand slam women's singles title for China and Asia, beating defending champion Francesca Schiavone of ... Read more...

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Ilyas Kashmiri could be successor to Osama: US officials


May 11th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 11 (IANS) Former Pakistani commando Ilyas Kashmiri, cited as one of the masterminds of a plot for a series of "Mumbai-style" attacks in European cities last summer, could ... Read more...

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‘BJP set to surprise everyone with Bengal polls performance’


April 8th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is getting much support from the people of West Bengal and is set to surprise everyone with its performance in ... Read more...

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Seven vs seven: 14 legislators fight each other in Kerala


April 4th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 4 (IANS) In seven Kerala constituencies, two existing legislators will take on each other in the assembly polls. So even before the results are declared, it is certain ... Read more...

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Dark horse England can give WC title contenders a run for their money: Swann


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Nagpur, Feb.22 (ANI): England off-spinner Graeme Swann has said that he is determined to go back home with a handful of World Cup wickets to make up for being away from his ... Read more...

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Former Oz players peg Sri Lanka as biggest threat to Australia’s WC charge


February 15th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 15 (ANI): The biggest threat to Ricky Potning-led team's chances of lifting the World Cup for the fourth consecutive time comes from Sri Lanka, according to Australia's World Cup-winning ... Read more...

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Booker T Returns In Royal Rumble


January 31st, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After a long hiatus, WWE Superstar Booker T made a surprise comeback in Royal Rumble 2011 which again ignited the speculation of whether he would appear ... Read more...

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India can emerge as world champions if players play to potential: Kapil Dev


January 28th, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Jan.28 (ANI): Kapil Dev, the man who lifted the World Cup for India in 1983 believes that India has the strongest batting line up in the world, and has the potential ... Read more...

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I was never approached by Kochi: Ganguly


January 27th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 27 (IANS) Scotching media speculations, former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly Thursday said he was never approached by the Kochi franchise after he failed to find a team during the auction ... Read more...

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Nadal, Soderling cruise into round three of Australian Open


January 20th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 20(ANI): World No.1 Rafael Nadal and World No.4 Robin Soderling blasted their way into the third round of the Australian Open on Thursday.Nadal swept past American qualifier Ryan Sweeting ... Read more...

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Mallika now wants to learn lavani (Movie Snippets)


January 20th, 2011 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) She enjoys typical Bollywood dancing, but now "Maiyya maiyya" girl Mallika Sherawat is keen to learn lavani, a popular folk dance of Maharashtra."I'm not a trained dancer, but ... Read more...

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‘Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows’ Set To Smash Competition At Box Office


November 19th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The first part of the last movie in the world famous Harry Potter franchisee aka "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" has been released worldwide and ... Read more...

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Ferguson determined to end Chelsea’s Premier League reign at top


August 14th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 14 (ANI): Ahead of the start of the new Premier League season, Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson has admitted that he is determined to bring an end to Chelsea's ... Read more...

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‘Big hearted’ Hewitt one of the best grass court players: Becker


June 28th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jun 28 (ANI): Tennis legend Boris Becker has termed former No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt as one of the best players on the grass court, and refused to term him a dark ... Read more...

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Pratik ’s got one of the best body in the business


April 1st, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 1, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):The dark horse Pratik who stole our hearts with his endearing performance in the award winning "Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na' has gone from understated to chiseled ... Read more...

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Sadie: “Best In Show” In Westminster Dog Show 2010


February 17th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey New York, Feb 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Westminster Dog Show 2010 took place on Feb 15 and 16 at Madison Square Garden. Considered to be one of the biggest dog ... Read more...

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Abhishek to spend 34th birthday at work


February 4th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Heir to the first family of Bollywood, married to one of the most beautiful women in the world and with a kitty full of ... Read more...

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Kiwi batsman Lou Vincent pitches for new Mongoose bat


January 19th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan.19 (ANI): Ace Kiwi batsman Lou Vincent says he can still get good results from mishit shots, and believes that the new Mongoose bat is just up his street.According to a ... Read more...

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Caster Semenya planning a return to the track


January 15th, 2010 - 12:28 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Johannesburg, Jan 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The so-called hermaphrodite Caster Semenya has revealed her plans of returning back to the track. The South Africa's women's 800 meters world champion Caster Semenya, will ... Read more...

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Emraan Hashmi - latest to go the six-pack way (With Images)


December 11th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) Emraan Hashmi is all set to change his serial kisser image with his upcoming film "Once Upon A Time In Mumbai" - he will flaunt six-pack ... Read more...

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Rapper Speech Debelle wins UK’s Barclaycard Mercury Prize


September 9th, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 9 (ANI): Rapper Speech Debelle emerged as the dark horse to win the prestigious Barclaycard Mercury Prize at the award ceremony held at London's Grosvenor House Hotel on September 8.Debelle's ... Read more...

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