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Drogba confirms Chelsea exit


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) English football club Chelsea's Ivorian striker Didier Drogba confirmed Tuesday that he would be leaving the club this summer.Drogba's last kick off for Chelsea came ... Read more...

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Peruvian striker Pizzaro leaves Werder Bremen


May 16th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 16 (IANS) Peruvian veteran striker Claudio Pizzaro will leave German football club Werder Bremen, the club announced.Pizzaro informed Bremen Tuesday that he would no longer play for the ... Read more...

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Sneak peek of ‘The Bachelor’ season finale


March 13th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Bachelor – ben is all set to choose the woman of his dreams from Courtney or Lindzi on the TV tonight.Before making his final decision, ... Read more...

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Stress helps people focus on brighter side


February 29th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 29 (IANS) Stress may be linked with negative experiences, but surprisingly, it helps people focus on the brighter side of things, a study reveals. "Stress seems to help ... Read more...

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‘A Separation’ wins best foreign film Oscar


February 27th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Iranian film "A Separation" walked away with the golden statuette for the best foreign film at the 84th Academy Awards."A Separation" beat Belgium's "Bullhead", Canada's ... Read more...

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‘A Separation’ wins best foreign film Oscar


February 27th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Iranian film "A Separation" walked away with the golden statuette for the best foreign film at the 84th Academy Awards."A Separation" beat Belgium's "Bullhead", Canada's ... Read more...

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Iranian film ‘A Separation’ wins best foreign language film


January 16th, 2012 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) Iranian film "A Separation" walked away with the Golden Globe award for best foreign language film at the gala ceremony here.Directed by Asghar Farhadi, the ... Read more...

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Beckham set to stay with LA Galaxy


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 3 (IANS) Former England captain David Beckham is likely to extend his contract with MLS side LA Galaxy, turning down the chance to play with the ... Read more...

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Ferrari, Red Bull exit F1 Teams Association


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) Ferrari and World Champions Red Bull Racing have withdrawn from the Formula One Teams Association (FOTA) over differences with the organisation in reducing costs in the ... Read more...

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Farooq Abdullah asks brother to quit as party spokesman


November 10th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 10 (IANS) National Conference (NC) patron Farooq Abdullah Thursday asked his younger brother Mustafa Kamal to immediately resign as the party's additional general secretary and chief spokesman, the ... Read more...

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Painful to watch race from sidelines: Karun Chandhok


October 25th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, October 25 (IANS) Lotus reserve driver Karun Chandhok Tuesday said it will be painful for him to watch the inaugural Indian Grand Prix from the sidelines after his ... Read more...

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I miss feeding vultures in Pakistan: Actress Dilshad Vadsaria (Interview)


September 12th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) She left Pakistan when she was six. But Los Angeles-based actress Dilshad Vadsaria, of Indian and Portuguese descent, says she has vivid memories of Pakistan ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia wants Warne to play in Big Bash


September 8th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 8 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief James Sutherland has exhorted spin legend Shane Warne to play in the revamped edition of the Big Bash League, saying his participation ... Read more...

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JLo, Marc Anthony separate


July 16th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS/EFE) Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony, who wed seven years ago last month, have separated, Us Magazine.com said Friday."We have decided to end our marriage," ... Read more...

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Malaysia court debates on name after sex change operation


May 26th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Terengganu (Malaysia), May 26 (IANS) The high court here is in a dilemma over whether or not to allow a person to take a feminine name after a sex ... Read more...

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No vote for Fletcher in team selection


May 13th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) Duncan Fletcher, who took charge of the Indian cricket team, was provided a subtle "dos and don'ts" list as it were in the course of his ... Read more...

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Mary Kom breaks down on seeing son after surgery (Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 11 (IANS) She has time and again shown how tough she is -- both physically and mentally -- but boxing champion MC Mary Kom could not hold back ... Read more...

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Mary Kom rushes to Chandigarh to be with ailing son


May 11th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 11 (IANS) MC Mary Kom, who won the gold in the Asian Cup women boxing tournament in China Monday, had no time to celebrate her win. She rushed ... Read more...

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Nikhat Zareen, a champion in the making (With Images)


May 3rd, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 3 (IANS) "When Mohammed Ali's daughter can do it why can't I?" asked Nikhat Zareen when she took to the boxing ring two years ago. The 15-year-old girl ... Read more...

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Poor execution of plans led to defeat against CSK: Sangakkara


May 2nd, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by ANI
Chennai, May 2 (ANI): Deccan Chargers (DC) skipper Kumar Sangakkara has blamed poor execution of plans and lack of proper strategy for his team's loss to Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in ... Read more...

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Depressed Yardy flies back home ahead of Sri Lanka clash


March 24th, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 24 (IANS) England all-rounder Michael Yardy has decided to return home citing depression ahead of the team's crucial World Cup quarter-final against Sri lanka here Saturday."Leaving at this ... Read more...

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Tyra Banks joins Harvard Business School


March 15th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 15 (IANS) Supermodel Tyra Banks has enrolled herself in the Harvard Business School to learn skills to run her company. Banks is spending $31,000 a year to ... Read more...

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Medical fraternity: Aruna Shanbaug has right to live (Lead)


March 7th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Welcoming Monday's Supreme Court verdict rejecting a petition for the mercy killing of Aruna Shanbaug, the medical fraternity is almost unanimously of the opinion that ... Read more...

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Medical fraternity welcomes Aruna Shanbaug verdict


March 7th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Welcoming Monday's Supreme Court verdict rejecting a petition for the mercy killing of Aruna Shanbaug, who has been in a "persistent vegetative state" for 37 years ... Read more...

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107 whales die on New Zealand beach


February 22nd, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stewart Island, Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) About 107 pilot whales that were stranded on a beach in New Zealand have died.48 of the mammals were euphemized and the others died naturally. Officials ... Read more...

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Simpson, Pete Wentz file for divorce


February 10th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 10 (IANS) Singer Ashlee Simpson and husband Pete Wentz have filed for divorce after two years of marriage."After careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to file ... Read more...

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24 whales euthanised in New Zealand


January 21st, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Jan 21 (IANS) A pod of 24 whales, found in the mudflats in Parengarenga Harbour in New Zealand's far north Friday morning, was euthanised after the authorities realised it was difficult ... Read more...

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Dickie Bird says UDRS ‘belittling’ umpires, holding the game up


January 6th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6(ANI): Former cricket umpire Dickie Bird reckons that the increased use of technology in international cricket will turn umpires into mere bystanders."Electronic aids have taken all the authority away from ... Read more...

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It was a tough decision to leave ‘Spider-Man’ $65 million musical: Mendoza


January 1st, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 1 (ANI): Natalie Mendoza, who recently dropped out of the 65 million dollar musical 'Spider-Man', has admitted that it was a tough decision."It has been a difficult decision to ... Read more...

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Australia lost 2022 World Cup bid due to playing it ‘clean’: Consultant


December 6th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 6(ANI): A key consultant on Australia's 2022 World Cup bid has said that FIFA's decision to grant the tournament to Qatar was a difficult decision to defend or accept.Peter Hargitay ... Read more...

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FIFA is ‘the galacticos of corruption’, says former official


December 5th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5(ANI): A former FIFA official has accused the international football's governing body of being "the galacticos of corruption".Mel Brennan, a delegate for North America at the 2002 World Cup, ... Read more...

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Woman hailed as best boss in US after firing herself to spare jobs of staff


November 30th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): A woman, who owns a small business in Florida, has been hailed as the best boss in America after she fired herself to avoid making one of her ... Read more...

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Ashes: Oz selectors have avoided difficult decision for another week


November 16th, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov.16 (ANI): A former Australian cricketer has sarcastically said that the selectors should have named all 66 Sheffield Shield players in the Ashes squad after they announced a bulging preliminary squad ... Read more...

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Cher Talks About Daughter’s Sex Change


November 12th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Yesteryear's pop icon Cher appeared on David Letterman's show and spoke about her daughter's sex change operation. The star said that she is still struggling to ... Read more...

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India to host four major hockey events in three years


November 12th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Montreux (Switzerland), Nov 12 (IANS) The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has allotted four major events to India in the next three years. The Netherlands will host the 2014 men's and women's World ... Read more...

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