Fans tell Russian spy: Playboy will offer you a ton of money for pics

July 2nd, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
New York, July 2 (ANI): It seems suspected Russian spy Anna Chapman has become a star back home, with fans on her social Web sites offering their support.While some suggested that ... Read more...

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Canadian Anthem To Remain Unaltered

March 9th, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Ottawa, Mar 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Canadian national anthem found itself amidst a new controversy recently when some members of the government thought certain part of the national anthem showcased ... Read more...

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White House official loses game, bet and shirt

February 27th, 2010 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Feb 26 (DPA) White House press secretary Robert Gibbs will have to appear at his next media briefing in a Canadian ice hockey shirt after losing a bet. Gibbs had a bet ... Read more...

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Russian President Medvedev to travel to France in March

February 25th, 2010 - 3:50 am ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) – Russian President Dimitri Medvedev will travel to France from March 1 to March 2 following an invitation made by French president Nicolas Sarkozy, the French government announced on ... Read more...

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Bolshoi’s top dancers perform in Cuba after 30 years

February 16th, 2010 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 16 (IANS/EFE) Outstanding figures from Russian ballet with the Bolshoi Theatre performed in Havana after a 30-year absence at a gala event where they shared the stage with dancers from ... Read more...

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Afridi to utilise Big Bash T20 tournament as ‘warm up’ for ODI’s against Aussies

December 25th, 2009 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec. 25 (ANI): Swashbuckling Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi is hoping to utilize the KFC Big Bash, Australia's domestic Twenty20 extravaganza, as warm-up matches to prepare himself for the limited over series ... Read more...

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Fake assassination photo of Canadian PM creates uproar

December 16th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 16 (IANS) Canadian politics sunk to a new low this week when the opposition Liberal Party posted on its website a doctored picture of Prime Minister Stephen Harper being assassinated. After ... Read more...

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Yaya alerts top clubs, hints at January move from Barcelona

December 1st, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 1 (ANI): Yaya Toure put Arsenal, Manchester City and Chelsea on alert after suggesting that he might leave Barcelona in January.The midfielder, 26, younger brother of City's Kolo, has ... Read more...

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Canada follows UK in not backing Sri Lankan bid to host 2011Commonwealth summit

November 28th, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Port-of-Spain, Nov 28 (ANI): The Canadian Government has followed the United Kingdom in announcing that it will oppose Sri Lanka's bid to host the next summit of 53 Commonwealth countries in 2011."Canada ... Read more...

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Margaret Thatcher not dead, but moggy ‘Thatcher’ is!

November 14th, 2009 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 14 (ANI): A text message, which stated, "Thatcher has died", is said to have sparked off a diplomatic flurry among members of Canada's parliament.Stephen Harper, Canada's conservative prime minister, received ... Read more...

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Soon, simple blood test to tell if a women is at Alzheimer’s risk

November 7th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 5 (ANI): A simple blood test could soon determine if a women is suffering from Alzheimer's disease, long before any signs of illness, concludes a new study.A thesis from the ... Read more...

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Russian paraglider killed in Himachal, one still missing

October 27th, 2009 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 27 (IANS) Five days after Russian paraglider Alexey Ashurov went missing in the hills of Himachal Pradesh, his compatriot was found dead Tuesday, police said. "This (Tuesday) evening, we came to ... Read more...

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Russian paraglider rescued in Himachal

October 26th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 26 (IANS) A Russian paraglider who went missing in the high mountains of Himachal Pradesh was rescued Monday, police said. "Russian paraglider Dimitri, who went missing Sunday, was rescued safely this ... Read more...

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Two Russian paragliders injured in Himachal

October 25th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 25 (IANS) Two Russian paragliders sustained injuries after they crash-landed in the high mountains of Himachal Pradesh, an official said Sunday. "Two Russian paragliders were injured Saturday evening in a paragliding ... Read more...

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Peruvian parents renting children to pornographers: Report

September 21st, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Sep 21 (EFE) Peruvian families are renting their children as young as three to pornographic filmmakers for a 'nuevo sol' (34 cents), a media report said. "Many families in the interior of ... Read more...

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Putin hints at return to presidency for two more terms till 2024

September 12th, 2009 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 12 (ANI): Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin is strongly considering to become President again and swap places with present incumbent Dimitri Medvedev, which will allow the former KGB spy ... Read more...

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Spelling gaffe turns city into ‘unwiped bottom’

August 19th, 2009 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 19 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper faced embarrassing moments when his office issued a press release mis-spelling the name of a provincial capital he was visiting. But it was ... Read more...

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Watching TV likely to retard childrens’ language skills

June 2nd, 2009 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 2 (IANS) Watching TV is likely to set back the development of language skills among children, says a new study. Young children and their adult care givers were found to utter ... Read more...

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TV reduces speech for both infants and their adult caregivers

June 2nd, 2009 - 11:10 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 2 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the use of language by young children and their adult caregivers decreases when they are watching television.Dr. Dimitri A. Christakis, of ... Read more...

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After plotting Daredevils’ fall, Warne says Royals are back

April 29th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Centurion, April 29 (IANS) Shane Warne's reputation of a master tactician got enhanced as his clever shuffling of batsmen and bowlers handed Rajasthan Royals a motivating win against Delhi Daredevils. Warne reshuffled the ... Read more...

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‘Lolita’ novelist’s last work to be published

April 18th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr 18 (ANI): An unfinished final work by Vladimir Nabokov, the author of 'Lolita', is to be published by Penguin later this year.The Russian-born American novelist wrote The Original of Laura ... Read more...

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Abhijeet wins in Group C, Sasi held in group B

January 24th, 2009 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Wijk Aan Zee (The Netherlands), Jan 24 (IANS) India's Krishnan Sasikiran played a long 65-move draw against Andrei Volokitin of Ukraine in the sixth round, as the 71st edition of Corus chess ... Read more...

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Too much of TV can harm infants

January 14th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 14 (IANS) Letting infants watch TV could really harm them in the long run, warns a leading child expert.He advised parents to limit the amount of TV children watch before ... Read more...

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Too much TV not good for infants

January 14th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): Kids as young as two should not be allowed to watch too much TV, for it can do more harm than good to their ongoing development, according ... Read more...

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Hiddink leads Russia to win over Dutch compatriots (Lead)

June 22nd, 2008 - 5:42 am ICT by IANS
DPA Basle (Switzerland), June 22 (DPA) Guus Hiddink skilfully lead his young Russian team to a memorable 3-1 win in Basle Saturday over his hapless Dutch compatriots - and into the semi-finals of ... Read more...

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Mascarenhas says IPL was enjoyable experience

June 11th, 2008 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) Dimitri Mascarenhas, the only English cricketer to have played in the inaugural edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), says he had a great time playing for the ... Read more...

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Merkel to sound Medvedev on future Russian reforms

March 7th, 2008 - 9:42 pm ICT by admin
DPA Berlin, March 7 (DPA) German Chancellor Angela Merkel expects to hear more from Russian President-elect Dimitri Medvedev on his reform and modernisation plans during a visit to Moscow Saturday. Merkel's spokesman Ulrich ... Read more...

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