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World T20: Bangladesh choose to bowl against Kiwis


September 21st, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele, Sep 21 (IANS) Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim won the toss and chose to bowl against New Zealand in their Group D World Twenty20 match here Friday.The teams: Bangladesh: Tamim Iqbal, ... Read more...

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Venezuela refinery blast: Toll rises to 26


August 26th, 2012 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 26 (IANS) The toll in a powerful blast at a refinery in Venezuela has risen to 26, officials said. A 10-year-old child was among the dead.The blast that ... Read more...

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WHO closes office in Karachi


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:51 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) has closed its office in Pakistan's Karachi city in the wake of recent attacks on UN doctors there.WHO's polio eradication campaign ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bangladesh opposition stages mass hunger strike


May 21st, 2012 - 4:43 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 21 (IANS) An alliance of 18 political parties in Bangladesh Sunday staged a seven-hour mass hunger strike to protest against the government's "oppressive policies".Thousands of political activists, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Andy Garcia reflects on freedom in new film


April 19th, 2012 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 19 (IANS/EFE) Cuban-born actor Andy Garcia said here that his new film, "For Greater Glory", speaks about those people who are ready to die for freedom if ... Read more...

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Chavez back in Cuba for cancer treatment


March 26th, 2012 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
Havana, March 26 (IANS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez who is battling cancer has returned to Cuba for a round of chemotherapy.Chavez is back in Havana only a week after returning ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rwanda striker joins Belgium’s Antwerp FC


March 4th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kigali (Rwanda), March 4 (IANS) Belgium's second league side Antwerp FC have signed striker Salomon Nirisarike from Rwandan club Isonga FC in a two-year deal.The 18-year-old Rwandan soccer player passed ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

I’m soaring like condor after surgery: Chavez


March 1st, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Cancer-stricken Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has said he was "soaring like a condor" after undergoing surgery in Cuba."I send you all my neverending love. ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Abu Dhabi among top tourist destinations: Expert


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 22 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi is one of the world's top tourism destinations due to its huge tourism infrastructure and services, said an expert Monday.Elias Sarkis, general manager ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Remains of Bolivar are authentic, says Venezuela


July 26th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, July 26 (IANS/EFE) The human remains that rest in the National Pantheon of Venezuela are those of Simon Bolivar, but the cause of his death remains to be determined, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chavez returns to Cuba for treatment


July 18th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Havana, July 18 (IANS/EFE) Cuban President Raul Castro was at the Havana airport to welcome Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who returned to the island to begin the second phase of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Chavez cancer confirmation stuns Venezuela


July 1st, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez stunned his nation Thursday night in a 15-minute address on state television in which he acknowledged that he had a tumour ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Longer warm-ups can sabotage sporting performance


May 30th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) Many coaches and physiologists glowingly describe how a longer warm-up increases muscle temperature and metabolism, leading to more oxygen intake, factors vital in performance. But a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

HRW urges Mexican authorities to protect activists in Juarez


February 24th, 2011 - 2:03 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- Human Rights Watch on Wednesday called on Mexican authorities to investigate a series of attacks on human rights defenders and their families in the state of Chihuahua."Human rights ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Boris Becker admits getting facelift


November 28th, 2010 - 7:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Tennis legend Boris Becker is conscious about his looks too, and so he decided to go under the knife to maintain his youthfulness.The 43-year-old revealed on a TV ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

CWG Boxing: Vijender moves into semis, Akhil crashes out


October 11th, 2010 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Led by Beijing Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh, five Indian boxers moved into the semifinals, even as Melbourne Games champion Akhil Kumar crashed out in the quarterfinals ... Read more...

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Some African players move into CWG village, others wait for clean rooms (Lead)


September 28th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) While most of the countries participating in the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games are satisfied with the facilities at the Games Village, diplomats of some African nations are ... Read more...

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Nigerian chef de mission happy with Games facilities


September 28th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Nigerian chef de mission Elias Usman Gora Tuesday said his country's participants are "very happy and impressed" with the Commonwealth Games facilities, have started training there and ... Read more...

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Nigerian chef de mission raises security concerns, praises Village


September 27th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Nigerian chef de mission Elias Usman Gora Monday said there was need for "better coordination" in the respect of security for the Games but praised the rooms ... Read more...

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Diamond heist culprits detained in Dubai: Police


August 24th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) Mumbai Police Tuesday said four people -- three Mexicans and a Venezuelan -- have been detained by police in Dubai for their role in Monday's sensational heist of ... Read more...

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Serial Stabber Elias Abuelazam Taken Into Custody


August 13th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The arrest of Elias Abuelazam has brought some relief to the resident of Flint in the state of Michigan which was one of the places where ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Elias Abuelazam: Serial Stabber Identified & Arrested in Georgia


August 13th, 2010 - 2:55 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The serial killer suspect who had alluded police in three states while killing five people, and stabbing twenty was finally identified and captured in Atlanta, Georgia while ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Senior Australians lead risky sex lives


July 12th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 12 (IANS) Senior citizens in Australia's old-age homes and retirement facilities are leading active but "risky" sex lives and most of them have more than one active partner. A research in ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Female spiders fight ‘like sumo wrestlers’


June 8th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): A new research has shown that while the males of a jumping spider species merely threaten and posture instead of actually fighting each other, fights among females are ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Can Bret Michaels tour this summer?


April 29th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arizona, Apr 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bret Michaels' road manager Janna Elias, raised a lot of hopes, when he said that the whole team is planning to resume Bret Michaels' tour this ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bret Michaels ‘in critical condition’


April 25th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): Bret Michaels tour manager has released a statement on the Poison rocker's condition following his brain hemorrhage, saying he's in critical condition.Janna Elias, who is at Michaels' hospital ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jenna Elfman Adds A Baby Boy To Her Family


March 7th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Los Angeles, March 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jenna Elfman tweeted on Friday that she had given birth to her son Easton Quinn Monroe Elfman on last Tuesday. This is the famous ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

It’s baby boy for Boris Becker, wife


February 11th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb. 11 (ANI): Tennis ace Boris Becker and wife Sharlely have welcomed a baby son.Sharlely, 33, gave birth to Amadeus Benedict Edley Luis Becker in London at 12:53 p.m. Tuesday, Becker ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gunmen attack children’s shelter in Mexico, one killed


December 3rd, 2009 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Oaxaca (Mexico), Dec 3 (EFE) Unidentified gunmen opened fire on a children's shelter in a Mexican town, killing a boy and wounding three other children, officials said. The attack on San Juan Copala, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Six Mexicans held for trying to swap child for property


November 10th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Nov 10 (EFE) Six Mexicans were arrested for allegedly trying to exchange a two-year-old child for a plot of land, authorities said. Four months ago Alejandra Resendiz Ramos and husband Elias ... Read more...

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Five killed, 15 missing as dam overflows in Meghalaya


October 9th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Oct 9 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 15 were missing after water from a dam flooded a hydro electric power project, trapping dozens of workers inside a tunnel ... Read more...

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Brit soldiers ‘made Iraqis dance like Jacko


July 14th, 2009 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): British soldiers manipulated the cries of pain of Iraqi prisoners and made them dance like Michael Jackson, an inquiry into the death of Baha Mousa has heard. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jackson’s family wants second autopsy


June 28th, 2009 - 6:14 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 28 (Xinhua) Michael Jackson's family Saturday asked for a second autopsy on the body of the superstar who died Thursday at a Los Angeles hospital, the coroner's office ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

80 Injured in Mexico train crash


April 20th, 2009 - 6:40 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 20 (EFE) At least 80 people were injured when two commuter trains collided on the outskirts of Mexico City, officials said Sunday. The accident occurred around 10:20 p.m. Saturday and ... Read more...

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Boris Becker back with former flame


January 6th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Tennis star Boris Becker has confirmed that he and his former girlfriend, Dutch model Sharlely Lilly Kerssenberg, are back together.While on a skiing vacation in St. Moritz, ... Read more...

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