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Sensex recovers initial losses, trading flat (Lead)


August 22nd, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading flat in late afternoon trade Wednesday recouping the early day losses.The 30-scrip sensitive index (Sensex) of ... Read more...

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1988 Lockerbie bomber al-Megrahi dies in Tripoli


May 20th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by BNO News
TRIPOLI, LIBYA (BNO NEWS) -- Abdelbaset Mohmed Ali al-Megrahi, the only person ever convicted of the 1988 Lockerbie bombing which killed 270 people, died Sunday afternoon at his home in the Libyan ... Read more...

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Bees navigate home by ‘reading the sky’


May 19th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 19 (IANS) How do bees display this incredible knack of navigating cross-country? Scientists have now hit upon the reason for this -- bees are sky readers!Bees can home ... Read more...

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Elderly man trying to park his car rams into restaurant


March 4th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 4 (IANS) An elderly man rammed his car into a southeast Melbourne restaurant, causing chaos all around and injuring 17 people. It is believed he was probably trying ... Read more...

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Australia-England Twenty20 match in Melbourne to go ahead


January 14th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 14(ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) has said that it expects Friday's Twenty20 International between Australia and England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) to go ahead, with rain forecast to clear.Cricket ... Read more...

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Sensex climbs 0.42 percent; Maruti, Tata Motors rise


December 30th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) A benchmark index of the Indian equities market climbed nearly half a percent by noon Thursday on buying support in auto, FMCG and technology stocks. The 30-share ... Read more...

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Wayne, Coleen Rooney arrange ’secret christening’ for son Kai


November 29th, 2010 - 3:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 29 (ANI): Wayne Rooney and wife Coleen have reportedly christened their son Kai yesterday with a secret classy ceremony.The couple held a small and intimate do for close family only ... Read more...

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Eight militants killed in two US drone strikes in N.Waziristan


October 28th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Oct 28 (ANI): At least eight militants were killed in two US drone strikes in Pakistan's North Waziristan tribal region, according to local security officials.The officials said that the first drone ... Read more...

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Alexander Piggee Arrested For Setting Mall On Fire


October 22nd, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Oct 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A mall in Roseville, California was set on fire yesterday by a man named Alexander Piggee. At about 10:30 am, Alexander Piggee entered a video game ... Read more...

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Tony Greene - The Gospel Singer Passes Away


September 29th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar, Sep 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tony Greene, the Gospel Singer passed away yesterday afternoon at 4:30 pm, at an young age of 41, survived by his wife, TaRanda Greene, his two ... Read more...

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Michael Douglas vows not to succumb to his cancer


September 13th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 13 (ANI): Cancer-stricken Michael Douglas refuses to surrender himself to the disease because he believes doctors when they tell him he has a good chance of fully recovering.The movie star ... Read more...

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Mandela gets an emotional welcome at Soccer City stadium


July 12th, 2010 - 2:29 am ICT by IANS
By Abhishek RoyJohannesburg, July 12 (IANS) It was an emotional farewell to the World Cup at the vuvuzuela-buzzing Soccer City stadium here Sunday as the iconic Nelson Mandela expressed his gratitude ... Read more...

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Ship Runs Aground In Boston Harbor, Passengers Evacuated


July 4th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Boston, July 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A tour boat had to be evacuated after it ran aground on a rocky ledge along the Boston Harbor on Saturday. Coast Guard officials have ... Read more...

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World leaders gather in Canada ahead of G8, G20 summits


June 25th, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 25 (DPA) World leaders descended on Toronto Thursday for three days of summits among the Group of Eight (G8) leading industrialised nations and the Group of 20 (G20) top world ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson’s Last Day: The World Looks Back


June 21st, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael Jackson passed away on June 25, 2009 at the young age of 50 years old. Coming from very humble beginnings in Gary, Indiana, Michael soared ... Read more...

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Former child TV star Gary Coleman “unconscious, on life support” in Utah hospital


May 28th, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by BNO News
PROVO, UTAH (BNO NEWS) -- Former child TV star Gary Coleman remains "unconcious and on life support" after suffering an intracranial hemorrhage in Utah on Wednesday, reports say.His publicist John ... Read more...

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Claudia Schiffer becomes mother for third time


May 16th, 2010 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Supermodel Claudia Schiffer has given birth to her third child - a baby girl. The German beauty and her film director husband, Matthew Vaughn, welcomed the new family ... Read more...

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Supermodel Claudia Schiffer gives birth to a daughter


May 16th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) German Supermodel Claudia Schiffer became a mother for the third time, and given birth to a daughter. The baby girl was born on Friday, at Portland ... Read more...

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It’s a baby girl for Claudia Schiffer, Matthew Vaughn


May 16th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 16 (ANI): Claudia Schiffer and her British film director husband Matthew Vaughn have become proud parents of a baby girl.A spokeswoman for the couple said Schiffer gave birth on ... Read more...

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Halo: Reach Beta Start Up Time Confusing All Gamers


May 3rd, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Halo: Reach multiplayer beta which is all set to launch on May 3, Monday for Xbox 360 is spurring up the frenzy level for all ... Read more...

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Federer waits out weather, earns demanding Miami win


March 30th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, March 30 (DPA) Roger Federer waited out a four-hour rain delay, then triumphed Monday in an exchange of thundering groundstrokes 7-6(2), 7-6(3) over a fired-up Frenchman Florent Serra to reach ... Read more...

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Sensex flat in early afternoon trade (Lead)


March 5th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities gave up most of its morning gains and was ruling on a flat note a little after noon Friday. At 12.33 p.m. ... Read more...

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Sensex moves up 93 points by early afternoon (Lead)


February 16th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities was 93 points higher than its last close by early afternoon Tuesday, after a listless morning session. At 12.43 p.m., the ... Read more...

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Kirilenko upsets Sharapova in Australian Open


January 18th, 2010 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 18 (DPA) Maria Sharapova became the first major casualty on a stormy opening day at the Australian Open Monday, with the 2008 champion playing for the first time since ... Read more...

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Rain interruption at Chennai ATP Open


January 8th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 8 (IANS) Sharp showers delayed the start of matches in the $400,000 ATP Aircel Chennai Open tournament here Friday. Spells of rain early afternoon followed by steady drizzle delayed the 5 ... Read more...

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Sensex trading flat early afternoon


December 2nd, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets, which soared almost 132 points soon after starting trade Wednesday, shed most of its gains on weak buying interest ... Read more...

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Sensex up 142 points early afternoon (Lead)


November 25th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) A key Indian equities index was trading 142 points in the green early afternoon Wednesday, thanks to strong buying interest in oil and gas and banking scrips. The ... Read more...

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Sensex 111 points down early afternoon (Lead)


November 19th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) A key Indian equities index was 111 points in the red early Thursday afternoon on weak sentiments in other Asian markets. At 1.22 p.m., the 30-share sensitive index ... Read more...

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Sensex 191 points up early afternoon (Second Lead)


November 16th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Buoyed by the positive weekend numbers on industrial output and cues from the government on its divestment plans, Indian equities continued to trade in the green Monday ... Read more...

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30 minute mid-afternoon siesta can boost workers’ alertness, productivity


October 7th, 2009 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, October 7 (ANI): If you really want to an improvement in the performance of your employees, allowing them 30-40 minute mid-afternoon siesta may prove an effective strategy, for a study suggests ... Read more...

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Air India management in talks with agitating pilots


September 26th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) At least three Air India flights were cancelled Saturday even as the airline management began talks with the agitating pilots here. "The talks have begun early afternoon. We hope ... Read more...

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Sensex down 48 points as stock markets turn volatile


September 18th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Indian equities were trading in volatile zone Friday, with a key index 48 points down early afternoon. At 1.25 p.m., the sensitive index (Sensex) of the ... Read more...

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Sensex holding on to gains in afternoon trade (Second Lead)


August 13th, 2009 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) A key index of the Indian equities markets was holding on to its gains Thursday, ruling 310 points higher early afternoon. At 1.40 p.m., the 30-scrip sensitive ... Read more...

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Aung San Suu Kyi’s trial set to end: Lawyers


July 24th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 24 (DPA) Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is "ready for the worst" as the final arguments are made Friday in the military junta's latest legal action against her, ... Read more...

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Joshi gets bail, accuses Mayawati of ‘political conspiracy’ (Second Lead)


July 18th, 2009 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), July 18 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi, charged with denigrating Dalits, was Saturday granted interim bail till July 29 by a Moradabad court. After her ... Read more...

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