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Pakistan Railways on road to revival?


August 20th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) The beleaguered Pakistan Railways may be finally on the road to revival, as the government has approved various projects at a whopping cost of Rs.287 billion ... Read more...

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Mumbai CA in dire straits


August 13th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 13 (IANS) KSCA XI were on the verge of snatching a first innings lead as they restricted Mumbai Cricket Association to 294 for seven, still 266 runs in ... Read more...

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Permaul, Thomas rescue West Indies A against India A


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 3 (IANS/CMC) Captain Veerasammy Permaul and wicket-keeper Devon Thomas both struck cavalier half-centuries as they combined to pull West Indies A out of dire straits with a superb ... Read more...

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Big B praises ‘Paan Singh Tomar’, calls it true biopic


March 4th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Director Tigmanshu Dhulia and actor Irrfan Khan have receive heaps of praise from Amitabh Bachchan for their film "Paan Singh Tomar". The megastar describes ... Read more...

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South Zone one-day meet: TN down Karnataka, Hyderabad on top


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 23 (IANS) Hyderabad rode on Ravi Teja's century and Ashish Reddy's all-round performance to post a convincing five-wicket win against Goa and consolidate their position at the ... Read more...

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Constitution’s abrogation won’t be permitted: Nawaz


December 25th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) No one will be allowed to dissolve Pakistan's parliament and abrogate the constitution, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif has said, urging the government to focus ... Read more...

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Farmers in dire straits in Kerala’s Wayanad: Panel


November 14th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Wayanad (Kerala), Nov 14 (IANS) The Kerala government-appointed committee which visited the hilly Wayanad district for an on-the-spot study of the crisis plaguing the farmers, after four of them committed ... Read more...

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Chandy asks liquor firms not to stop supplies


August 24th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 24 (IANS) Kerala chief minister Oommen Chandy Wednesday asked all liquor distilleries in the state not to stop supply and sought time for the government to look into ... Read more...

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We’re in dire straits: Kerala distilleries


August 19th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 19 (IANS) Even as liquor sales and revenue from taxes on liquor sales are shooting up, the 11 private distilleries in Kerala say they are in dire straits ... Read more...

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Windies staring down barrel after openers fall (Lunch report)


July 10th, 2011 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), July 9 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies were in dire straits at lunch on the fourth day of the third and final Test against India, after Fidel Edwards' 10th five-wicket ... Read more...

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Gautam Gambhir, my student, you’ve done us proud (With Image)


April 4th, 2011 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Tears welled up my eyes when I saw Gautam miss his ton by a whisker. I still remember Gautam, very thin, almost appearing to be under-fed, simple but smiling, but ... Read more...

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‘The Queen’ is the best selling record since 1956!


January 28th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): 'The Queen' is the best selling record since 1956 amongst British music fans, it appears.The Office for National Statistics has revealed that Brits have been buying rock songs ... Read more...

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Canada radio stations told to censor Dire Straits


January 14th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, Jan 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Canadian Broadcast Standards Council has directed that radio stations in Canada should censor the 1985 Dire Strats’s song “Money for Nothing” because the lyrics of the ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy: Baroda-Karnataka match evenly poised


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Vadodara, Jan 3 (IANS) Murtuja Vahora claimed five wickets as Baroda shot out Karnataka for 107 on the opening day of their Ranji Trophy semifinal here Monday. But Karnataka came back strongly, ... Read more...

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Divorced women in dire straits: Survey


December 20th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Approximately 80 percent of divorced or separated women in India live below the poverty line, with a monthly income of less than Rs.4,000, a survey said.Conducted between ... Read more...

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Mel Gibson’s ex Oksana Grigorieva gets offer from Playboy for a nude spread


October 25th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mel Gibson’s ex girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva has got an offer from Playboy to pose nude for the magazine. According to reports, TMZ revealed that ... Read more...

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Toronto Indians raise $320,000 for poor kids in India


September 28th, 2010 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Sep 28 (IANS) The Indo-Canadian community here raised $320,000 for the welfare of poor children in India at a fund-raising gala attended by former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. The Sunday-night ... Read more...

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Georgian man fined $5,000 for growing too many vegetables


September 15th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Georgia, Sep 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man from the US state of Georgia, Steve Miller is in trouble with the law for daring to grow different variety of vegetables on his own ... Read more...

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Imran backs flood relief efforts by ‘terror outfits’ in garb of Pak Islamic charities


August 23rd, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 23(ANI): Tehreek-e-Insaf chief Imran Khan has downplayed the alarm being raised in the West about the flood relief efforts being carried out by terror outfits, including Jamaat-ud-Daawa (JuD), in ... Read more...

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Inflation hits Uttar Pradesh’s age-old cottage embroidery industry


July 24th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 24 (ANI): Facing heavy losses, the artistic and highly acclaimed embroidery business in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur city, is in dire straits after being caught in an endless abyss ... Read more...

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Man Claiming Ownership Manages Keep Facebook Assets Frozen


July 14th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 14, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The most popular social networking site, Facebook, is in dire straits. Paul D. Ceglia has filed a lawsuit in New York claiming a stake ... Read more...

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Joe Jackson files lawsuit against MJ’s physician for wrongful death


June 28th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jun 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The father of the King of Pop – Michael Jackson has filed a lawsuit against the personal physician of MJ – Dr. Conrad Murray. ... Read more...

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London, June 9 (ANI): NASA has revealed that it plays different music to its spacemen to keep them c


June 9th, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
Music that NASA plays to entertain astronauts on space mission revealedThe US space agency plays everything from The Beatles' Here Comes the Sun as the spacemen wake up and Sinatra's Fly Me ... Read more...

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Music that NASA plays to entertain astronauts on space mission revealed


June 9th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0London, June 9 (ANI): NASA has revealed that it plays different music to its spacemen to keep them cheerful during the lonely days on a mission.The US space ... Read more...

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Mangalore air crash victims should get $145,000: Chandy


May 31st, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 31 (IANS) Victims of the Mangalore air tragedy should get at least $145,000 in compensation apart from the amount sanctioned by the state and central governments, Kerala's Leader of Opposition ... Read more...

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Subway Hero Saves The Life Of A Woman In Dire Straits


May 29th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A few days back, an unrevealed black male had exhibited his helpfulness and bravery. He had helped another female, who had lost consciousness and had ... Read more...

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Civil rights leader Benjamin L. Hooks dies at age 85


April 16th, 2010 - 12:14 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nashville, Apr 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Civil rights leader Benjamin L. Hooks has died. He was 85 years old. His death was confirmed by State Rep. Ulysses Jones, who disclosed that Hooks died ... Read more...

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Somali Pirates captured by the Dutch Navy


April 8th, 2010 - 10:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
The Hague, Apr 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Dutch Navy acted like heroes when they were able to free a German ship, and in the process also capture 10 Somali pirates. The ... Read more...

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Ansel Adam’s son sues the Fresno Meterpolitan Museum


March 5th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Fresno, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ansel Adam’s son has sued the Fresno Metropolitan Museum with the intention of stopping them from selling 6 prints by his father. The Fresno Metropolitan Museum ... Read more...

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Gay military rights advocate Lt. Dan Choi is back on active duty


February 10th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Feb 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gay military rights advocate Lt. Dan Choi has been called back for active duty, according to reports. Photographer Jeff Sheng, in a blog post, confirmed ... Read more...

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Blackjack Robin Hood to help two deserving families this year


December 20th, 2009 - 8:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Las Vegas, Dec 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last year a modern Robin Hood helped a family get out of debt and begin life afresh. And this year, he has roped in other benefactors ... Read more...

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When the Barcelona cat is away, the Madrid mice will play


December 17th, 2009 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Dec 17 (DPA) When the Barcelona cat is away, the Madrid mice will play - against Zaragoza Saturday. Barca are in Abu Dhabi trying to make history by winning the Club World ... Read more...

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Abba is the band Brits would most like to see reform


November 25th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): Abba is the band the British public would most like to see reform, according to a new survey.The poll by royalties organisation PRS for Music showed that ... Read more...

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Malayalam film industry to tighten belts


November 13th, 2009 - 1:02 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 12 (IANS) Hit by several flops at the box office, the Malayalam film industry has decided to implement austerity measures and discipline. A meeting between the Producers Association and the Association ... Read more...

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India isolating itself globally on Pakistan: editorial


October 31st, 2009 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 31 (IANS) India is isolating itself globally on Pakistan by insisting that Islamabad first eliminate its terror infrastructure before peace talks can resume, an editorial in a leading English ... Read more...

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