eyes of the world

Armstrong won’t contest doping charges, to lose titles


August 24th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) Seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong has decided not to contest the US Anti-Doping Agency's charge that he used performance-enhancing drugs, a decision that has ... Read more...

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Danny Boyle explains ‘Isles of Wonder’ (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 3:31 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) It is titled "Isles of Wonder" and was four years in the making from the moment director Danny Boyle sat down in a room with ... Read more...

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Mumbai Congress for ban on ‘Shanghai’ song


June 5th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) The Mumbai unit of the Congress party Tuesday called for a ban on the song 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' featured in a forthcoming Bollywood movie ... Read more...

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JFK hearse up for auction


December 20th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The hearse that carried the casket of former American President John F. Kennedy is going for the auction. The vehicle which was owned by O’Neal Funeral ... Read more...

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Gilani surprised by Karzai’s aggressive posture


November 12th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai adopted a "rather aggressive posture" at a meeting with Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and "bombarded us with a number ... Read more...

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New York same-sex marriage law gives Aussie advocates hope


June 25th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by BNO News
SYDNEY (BNO NEWS) -- A historic vote in the New York Senate on Friday evening that legalized same-sex marriage in the third-most populous U.S. state has given hope for gay-rights advocates in ... Read more...

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CJA condemns detention of Mumbai journalist


May 28th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 28 (IANS) The Commonwealth Journalists Association (CJA) has condemned the arrest and detention of Indian journalist Tarakant Dwivedi after he reported on poor security conditions at the Chhatrapati ... Read more...

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Osama’s followers still alive, warns Congress leader


May 2nd, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The "demon" was dead but there was no reason for complacency as Osama bin Laden's followers are still alive, Congress leader Satyavrat Chaturvedi said ... Read more...

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Kate has nightmare of being naked at her wedding


April 27th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Kate Middleton is having a recurring nightmare - that she is nude in front of the marriage congregation, a media report said Wednesday.Kate's sister 27-year-old ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton dreams she is marrying Prince William at altar naked!


April 27th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 27 (ANI): With just two days to go for the royal wedding, bride Kate Middleton reportedly keeps dreaming that she is marrying Prince William at the altar naked.Middleton confessed ... Read more...

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Bollywood feature film to be screened at Cannes


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Apr 23 (ANI): A Bollywood feature film showcasing India's unique film culture will be screened at the 64th Cannes Film Festival, its organizers have said.Bollywood is set to share the ... Read more...

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Keep pressure on Pakistan, says Tharoor


March 15th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Former minister of state for external affairs Shashi Tharoor Tuesday asked the government to keep up pressure on Pakistan to take steps against terror ... Read more...

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Waqar Younis eyes redemption for Pak cricket by winning World Cup


February 11th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 11(ANI): Pakistan cricket coach Waqar Younis believes that his team's victory in the ICC World Cup 2011 will lead to the return of international cricket to the country and also ... Read more...

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Will the Aussie Rocks T-shirt boost Australian tourism?


February 9th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 9 (ANI): Hoping to rival the classic 'I heart NY' logo, two Australian designers have created a T-shirt they hope will boost the country's tourism.Chaya Segelman and Sara Feldman from ... Read more...

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‘Iran says ‘no final decision taken on ’stoning to death’ woman’s execution’


November 4th, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Nov 3 (ANI): French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner has claimed that his Iranian counterpart has assured him that no final decision has been taken about the woman who could be stoned ... Read more...

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‘Red-faced’ Kiwi contingent’s ‘follow-the-leader’ gaffe at Delhi CWG opening ceremony


October 4th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 4 (ANI): The New Zealand team made a blunder by bungling its opening lines as the Kiwis flocked behind the South African flag bearer, Irene van Dyk, during ... Read more...

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Goa on alert! Banned ‘Savita Bhabhi’ is here


September 21st, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Sep 21 (IANS) India's biggest and outrageous toon porn star Savita Bhabhi has set foot in the sands of Goa - of course, in cyber space. And the state ... Read more...

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Miss Universe meets Mexican president


September 15th, 2010 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Sep 15 (IANS/EFE) Miss Universe 2010 Jimena Navarrete of Mexico met with the president of her country, Felipe Calderon, at the presidential residence, officials said. The 22-year-old chatted with the president ... Read more...

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Quickly complete work, says PM at Nehru stadium (Second Lead)


August 29th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday visited the remodelled and reconstructed Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium and asked officials to "redouble their efforts to quickly complete" the work as ... Read more...

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35 days to CWG, PM visits Jawaharlal Nehru stadium (Lead)


August 29th, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) With 35 days to go for the Commonwealth Games, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday visited the remodelled and reconstructed Jawaharlal Nehru stadium here to see the ... Read more...

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PM to visit Games’ sites soon


August 28th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is scheduled to visit the Commonwealth Games sites "very soon", an official at the Prime Minister's Office said here Saturday. "He will visit ... Read more...

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Guilty will be punished after CWG: Sonia (Second Lead)


August 19th, 2010 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Breaking her silence on the corruption cloud surrounding the Commonwealth Games, Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday said those found guilty would be punished after the Games ... Read more...

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Commonwealth Games a proud moment for India: PM (Lead)


August 15th, 2010 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Amid uproar over corruption in the Commonwealth Games, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday said the October mega event will be a "success" and it will be ... Read more...

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50 days left, PM intervenes in Games muddle (Third lead)


August 14th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) With delay in preparations and corruption allegations in the biggest sporting event being organised in India since the 1982 Asiad, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday issued ... Read more...

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50 days to go, CWG gets PM’s push (Second Lead)


August 14th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) With 50 days to go for the Commonwealth Games, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday summoned all the officials concerned in the preparations of the mega-sporting event ... Read more...

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Eyes of the world on India, says PM on CWG


August 14th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the "eyes of the world" were on India for hosting the prestigious Commonwealth Games and described the sporting event as ... Read more...

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Pope Benedict XVI wanted to become a librarian at Vatican


August 6th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 6 (ANI): Pope Benedict XVI wanted to become a librarian 13 years ago, but failed to realise hi dream because he was not allowed to quit the Vatican high office.Incumbent ... Read more...

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Amateur Flickr photogs get a chance to make money


June 21st, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21 (ANI): American stock photo agency Getty Images has given a chance of making money to 40 million users of Flickr.It will now be paying amateur Filckr photographers for every ... Read more...

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Calling “forgiveness begging” “step in right direction”, Hindus urge Pope for “white paper” on sex s


June 13th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), June 13 (ANI): Calling Pope's "forgiveness begging" at a Vatican Mass on June 11 a "step in right direction", Hindus want Pope to urgently come up with a white paper ... Read more...

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Celine Dion says that her son is a miracle child


February 20th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Canadian pop singer Celine Dion is struggling to have a second child, even though she already has a 9-year-old son. She gave birth to her ... Read more...

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My son is a miracle child: Celine Dion


February 17th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Canadian pop diva Celine Dion, who got pregnant after seeking medical assistance, says her son is a 'miracle'. Dion, 41, and her husband Rene Angelil, 68, are currently undergoing ... Read more...

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Americans believe world leaders respect Obama: Gallup


February 16th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) A year after Barack Obama came to power, more than half the Americans believe leaders of other countries around the world respect the first ... Read more...

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London O2 Arena named world’s most popular music venue


January 15th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): The O2 Arena in London has been named as the world's most popular music venue for the third straight year.In 2009, O2, which sold 2,349,952 tickets outselling ... Read more...

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Iran summons Swiss envoy over ban on minarets


December 6th, 2009 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 5 (DPA) Iran's Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki Saturday summoned Switzerland's ambassador to Tehran and harshly criticized the outcome of a Swiss referendum to ban the construction of minarets on mosques. Last ... Read more...

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Stage set in Cape Town for nail-biting World Cup draw


December 3rd, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Dec 3 (DPA) The stage is set and the trophy has arrived in Cape Town for South Africa's last major test on the road to hosting the football World ... Read more...

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