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Diver keeps Mexico City’s sewage flowing


August 24th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) Julio Cesar Cu Camara has turned his diving hobby into an extreme job, keeping Mexico City's vast sewerage system flowing for 29 years."I'm the only ... Read more...

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This year’s best ‘dumb criminal’ tales so far (The Funny Side)


August 17th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
A thief was captured by a cop dressed as a giant banana. (This is the sort of story that columnists like me pray for nightly, so THANK YOU, GOD.) A part-time ... Read more...

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Spurious medicine racket busted, two held


December 29th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) Two people were arrested for making and supplying spurious ayurvedic medicines in Uttar Pradesh and Delhi, police said Wednesday.Kapil Vaish, 29, resident of Badayun in ... Read more...

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England fast bowler Graham Dilley dead


October 5th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) England fast bowler Graham Dilley, an Ashes-winning hero in 1981, has died after a brief battle against cancer. Dilley, 52, died this morning at a hospice in ... Read more...

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I’m not done yet, says Strauss


May 16th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Andrew Strauss, who quit one-day cricket last week, is desperate to prove that there is still a lot left in him to deliver as England's Test ... Read more...

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Pietersen interested in regaining England ODI captaincy


April 19th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 19 (ANI): England batsman Kevin Pietersen "would love to have another go" at captaining the side if Andrew Strauss steps down as one-day skipper.According to The Independent, Strauss ... Read more...

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Jake Gyllenhaal wants to don director’s hat


March 25th, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 25 (ANI): 'Brokeback Mountain' star Jake Gyllenhaal is planning to direct films in the future because he constantly worries about his longevity as an actor.The actor fears his onscreen appeal ... Read more...

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Jake Gyllenhaal wants to direct films


March 24th, 2011 - 3:18 am ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) Actor Jake Gyllenhaal, who was nominated for a best supporting actor Oscar this year for "Brokeback Mountain", admits his future lies in directing."Well, I do have ... Read more...

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How to be a good parent, by David Cameron and Nick Clegg


March 22nd, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): Here's how British Prime Minister David Cameron and his deputy Nick Clegg navigate their family lives in government matters.Cameron has admitted that he likes making a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

American Idol: Milwaukee Auditions


January 27th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Danny Gokey was outside comforting the contestants who were standing in line to audition on last night's episode of 'American Idol'. In the hometown of Danny, Milwaukee Wisconsin, ... Read more...

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Cruise, Nicholson to star in new comedy


October 7th, 2010 - 6:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise will team up with veteran actor Jack Nicholson once again for a new comedy film "El Presidente".The two were previously seen together in ... Read more...

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George Clooney Feels Shy To Make Love Onscreen!


August 30th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Hollywood hottie George Clooney, who can make women go weak in their knees with his charismatic smile and drop-dead-gorgeous looks, feels shy about stripping onscreen. ... Read more...

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Rushdie to pen his lost chapter


July 17th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 17 (ANI): Salman Rushdie has started writing the story about his decade in hiding from a fatwa."I am writing it now. I found it kind of annoying that other ... Read more...

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Writing kids’ books is tough: Shubhadra Sen Gupta


July 11th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) It is a tough job being a children's book author, but the heartening news is that the number of young readers in India has increased ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen may spend only nights in jail


June 5th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 5 (ANI): 'Two and a Half Men' star Charlie Sheen could end up spending only nights in jail, as he will most likely apply for a work release program ... Read more...

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CNN Shuffle: Campbell Brown’s Out, Is Eliot Spitzer In?


May 20th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an article posted yesterday, I brought you the that Campbell Brown will be leaving her eight o'clock pm time slot on CNN. She stated that her ... Read more...

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Ex-Formula One star Coultard urges Hamilton to quickly hire new manager


March 31st, 2010 - 11:20 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar.31 (ANI): BBC racing circuit pundit and former F1 star David Coulthard has urged 2008 Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton to quickly hire a new manager in the wake of his ... Read more...

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Howard supports India’s powerful off-field stature in world cricket


March 4th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 4 (ANI): ICC vice-president-elect John Howard has denied India's powerful off-field stature is a problem for world cricket.Howard has been also nominated as the Cricket Australia and the New ... Read more...

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Terry puts house on sale to fund new life as English country gentleman


January 20th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): To fund a new life as a country gentleman, England captain John Terry has secretly put his mansion and his mother's home up for sale.The Chelsea ... Read more...

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Monday deadliest day of the week


January 16th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 16 (ANI): Monday has been found to be the deadliest day of the week as heart attacks, suicides and accidents happen more frequently on that morning than on any other ... Read more...

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Failure is a wonderful subject: Editor-novelist


January 9th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Failure stays with everyone and is a wonderful subject to write about, says newspaper editor and novelist Soumya Bhattacharya whose new novel "If I ... Read more...

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Jessica Biel wants to return to singing


November 19th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): American actress Jessica Biel has revealed that she would love to return to singing.Biel, 27, also revealed that she would like nothing better than to add her singing ... Read more...

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Baby Spice’s son “in love” with Sporty Spice’s daughter


October 31st, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 31 (ANI): Former Spice Girl Emma Bunton has said that her two-year-old son Beau is in love with her band mate Melanie Brown's nine-month-old daughter Scarlet.The pop stars noticed ... Read more...

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Mel C says motherhood has changed her life


October 25th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): Former Spice Girl Melanie Chisholm says being a mother gave her the confidence to live life afresh after she struggled with depression and eating disorders.Today, Chisholm, known ... Read more...

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We are giving too much importance to Pakistan: Rahul


October 13th, 2009 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 13 (IANS) Pakistan doesn't deserve "half the importance" it was being given in India, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi said Tuesday while stressing that the two countries could not ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Katie Price ‘doesn’t want to have sex with boyfriend’


September 29th, 2009 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 29 (ANI): Katie Price has lost her desire to have sex with boyfriend Alex Reid, sources say.Apparently, the hottie hasn't had sex with the cage fighter for a month, which ... Read more...

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Corruption complaints in rural job scheme, admits minister


September 15th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) There were many complaints of corruption in the implementation of the central government's flagship National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (NREGS), Rural Development Minister C.P. Joshi admitted Tuesday, ... Read more...

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DeGeneres named new ‘American Idol’ judge


September 10th, 2009 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Americal talkshow host Ellen DeGeneres has been named the new judge of music-based talent hunt show "American Idol". The former stand-up comedian is taking ex-judge Paula Abdul's spot ... Read more...

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Ellen DeGeneres to take Paula Abdul’s seat on American Idol


September 10th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 10 (ANI): American stand-up comedian and TV host Ellen DeGeneres will be taking Paula Abdul's place as the fourth judge on American Idol.People magazine quoted Fox television as stating: ... Read more...

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Jenna Bush Hager Becomes Member of the Press


August 31st, 2009 - 6:56 pm ICT by IBNS
By Abhiroop MukherjeeAug 31 (IBNS) Former American president George W Bush’s daughter Jenna Bush Hager is all set to join the Fourth Estate.People.com reported that though her father and grandfather, enjoyed ... Read more...

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Jenna Bush Hager Joins NBC’s “Today Show”


August 31st, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Former First Daughter and the daughter of former president George W. Bush, Jenna Bush Hager is all set to become a member of the press. She is all set to ... Read more...

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Hugh Grant thinking about retirement again


August 17th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) He has threatened to retire at least twice before and now Hollywood actor Hugh Grant is talking about quitting acting yet again. Blaming a string of stage fright ... Read more...

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IPL boon for jobless South African youth


May 18th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Johannesburg, May 18 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) has come as a windfall for jobless youth in South Africa.The 37-day tournament has not ... Read more...

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Now, Queen Rania of Jordan hops on to the Twitter bandwagon


May 9th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 9 (ANI): After Barack Obama and Britney Spears, Queen Rania of Jordan has become the latest high profiler to join the microblogging service Twitter.Rania Al Abdullah, the wife of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Wisden breaks 120 yr old tradition, names woman as player of the year


April 3rd, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Cricket bible Wisden has broken with 120 years of tradition by naming a woman as one of its players of the year.England women's star batsman Claire Taylor has ... Read more...

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