fall from grace

US daily terms PM ‘tragic figure’, government wants apology (Roundup)


September 5th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Months after the Time magazine termed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh "an underachiever", an influential US daily described him as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat presiding ... Read more...

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US daily calls PM ‘tragic figure’, government wants apology (Second Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Months after the Time magazine termed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh "an underachiever", an influential US daily described him as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat presiding ... Read more...

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Manmohan ineffectual, presides over corrupt government: US daily


September 5th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been described as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat presiding over a deeply corrupt government" by a leading US daily that ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh dithering, ineffectual: US daily


September 5th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 5 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been described as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat presiding over a deeply corrupt government" by a leading US daily.In ... Read more...

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BJP has nearly all of Congress’s sins - and a few of its own (Comment)


March 24th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
There does not appear to be much hope for the BJP to emerge as a major challenger to the Congress in 2014, although the latter is now much weaker than ... Read more...

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ISRO: A great institution’s fall from grace (News Analysis)


January 25th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 25 (IANS) From humble beginnings of ferrying rocket parts on a bicycle to launching satellites of other countries and landing a craft on the moon, the Indian Space ... Read more...

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From stars to Tihar, Amar Singh’s fall from grace


September 6th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Amar Singh, who stole the limelight as a political heavyweight and a friend of corporate honchos and Bollywood stars, fell a long way from ... Read more...

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Dhoni’s sloppy keeping typifies character of Indian team: Lloyd


August 13th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Former England cricketer David Lloyd feels that India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's tired wicketkeeping typifies the character of the Indian team which is either too ... Read more...

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Levi Johnston to pen “tell-all” book about Sarah Palin’s family


April 26th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
The book will "tell the truth" about their relationship, including his "sense of Sarah and myperplexing fall from grace," The Telegraph quoted Johnston as saying. He also said, he's doing ... Read more...

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High-speed rail network to continue: China’s Railway Minister


March 6th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Mar.6 (ANI): China's new Railway Minister Sheng Guangzu has said that he would continue to develop high-speed rail network under national medium-to-long-term program.Sheng, who replaced former railway minister Liu Zhijun, said ... Read more...

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Australian cricket on brink of West Indies-style collapse: Rixon


February 17th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 17 (ANI): Former wicketkeeper Steve Rixon fears that Australian cricket is on the brink of a West Indies-style collapse unless Cricket Australia takes tough decisions on key issues confronting the ... Read more...

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Christopher Lee’s Resignation Sends Waves In US Political Circle


February 10th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The fall from grace has been too sudden for Republican congressman Christopher Lee. The GOP member found himself amid controversy and allegation after a gossip website ... Read more...

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Britney Spears ‘inspired’ Gwyneth Paltrow’s ‘Country Strong’ characters ‘inspired’


January 7th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): Britney Spears' struggle with drug addiction was the inspiration behind Gwyneth Paltrow's washed-up alcoholic singer character in 'Country Strong'.Writer and director Shana Feste revealed that she used ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni-Sarkozy is France’s most ‘irritating’ celebrity (Lead)


December 31st, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) French First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy has been named as the country's most irritating celebrity in a poll released Thursday, a media report said. The Italian-born singer-model came top ... Read more...

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Love-rat Wayne Rooney named UK’s Celebrity Villain Of The Year


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): Love-rat Wayne Rooney has been named UK's Celebrity Villain Of The Year.The Manchester United striker's fall from grace follows his disastrous World Cup appearance for England and ... Read more...

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Britney Spears ‘inspired’ Gwyneth Paltrow’s ‘Country Strong’ character


December 17th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 17 (ANI): Britney Spears' struggle with drug addiction was the inspiration behind Gwyneth Paltrow's washed-up alcoholic singer character in 'Country Strong'.Writer and director Shana Feste revealed during a ... Read more...

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Ex-Oz players says Siddle should play Perth Test


December 15th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
Perth, Dec. 15 (ANI): Australia Test greats Kim Hughes and Ian Healy are leading a chorus in urging the selectors not to dump Victorian fast bowler Peter Siddle for the Perth Test.Siddle ... Read more...

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Disgraced Solicitor Angus Diggle Handed Asbo Banning Him From Going To Pubs


November 4th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Disgraced former solicitor Angus Diggle who lost his fame and reputation after getting mired in a sex scandal way back in the early 90s, is back ... Read more...

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I am ready to die for my players, says Maradona


June 12th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 12 (ANI): Argentinean coach and one of the greatest footballers of all time, Diego Maradona, has said that his team will take the World Cup trophy to Buenos Aires."I am ... Read more...

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I’m a lot more mature now: Ferdinand


May 30th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30(ANI): Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand reckons that he has come a long way since his wild nights at West Ham, swapping the playboy life to become England captain."I'm not ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods gets new blonde girlfriend


May 24th, 2010 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 23 (IANS) After his blonde wife Elin Nordegren left him following exposure of his serial infidelities, Tiger Woods is reportedly trying out a replacement blonde, in the same ... Read more...

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‘Lonely’ Lara Bingle wants to earn back her respect


May 10th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 10 (ANI): Australian model Lara Bingle has owned up to her mistakes and even promised never to do a story for money in a bid to win back respect and ... Read more...

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Michael Douglas accepts blame for Cameron’s fall from grace


May 4th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Michael Douglas has accepted partial blame for the mess his son Cameron Douglas is in. He said that he was a bad father, and ... Read more...

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Clean up IPL, but remember it reflects young, emerging India (Comment)


April 24th, 2010 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli The intervention of a section of politicians and social commentators has added a new, mainly retrogressive, dimension to the continuing controversy over the Indian Premier League (IPL).Even as the ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods Talks To Media In Press Conference Ahead Of Masters


April 6th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Augusta, Georgia, Apr 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It did not come as a surprise that the Augusta National Golf Club was thronged by reporters who could not have asked for a ... Read more...

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Focus key to Tiger Wood’s success at Augusta Masters: Caddie


March 31st, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 31 (ANI): Ace golfer Tiger Woods' caddie Steve Williams thinks that focus is key for the World No.1 to succeed on his return during Augusta Masters after a scandalous ... Read more...

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Veteran BBC commentator says ‘Tiger Woods is an idiot’


March 27th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 27 (ANI): Veteran BBC commentator Peter Alliss has described Tiger Woods as "an idiot" for having a string of affairs and subsequently ruining his marriage and reputation."He's been ... Read more...

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Mum blasts media for treating Tiger like a “criminal”


February 20th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 20 (ANI): Tiger Woods' mother has lashed out at the media's portrayal of her son, saying he had been treated like a "criminal"."I am upset the way media treated ... Read more...

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Ex-porn star demands own “face to face” sorry from Woods


February 20th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 20 (ANI): Veronica Siwik-Daniels, the former porn star known as Joslyn James, who claims that Tiger Woods impregnated her twice, wants the golfer to personally apologize to her.The Daily ... Read more...

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Wood’s sexcapades ‘just a blip’ in stellar golf career: Observers


February 19th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Florida, Feb.19 (ANI): The scandal surrounding golfer Tiger Woods will be little more than a career blip, according to some observers.Woods, who has been accused of a string of infidelities, is ... Read more...

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Langer says it would be ridiculous to axe Hughes from NSW squad


February 14th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane,Feb 14 (ANI):Former Australian opener Justin Langer has rubbished speculation about one-time national opener Phillip Hughes facing the axe from the New South Wales team, labelling any decision to dump him as ... Read more...

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Fonseka’s wife, Muslim leader claim he has been kidnapped


February 9th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Feb.9 (ANI): Former Sri Lanka army chief Sarath Fonseka's wife, Anoma Fonseka, has charged the Mahinda Rajapaksa Government of kidnapping her husband.Fonseka was taken into military custody late on Monday night ... Read more...

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Doctor who transformed Tiger Woods into athletic specimen refuses to talk


December 27th, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec. 27 (ANI): A doctor, who helped transform Tiger Woods from a skinny 155-pound golf geek into a chiselled 180-pound athletic specimen, has refused to talk about the number ... Read more...

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‘Iron’ Mike Tyson loses cool when reminded of rape during live TV show


November 4th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): Boxing legend Mike Tyson, who became the youngest heavyweight world champion at the age of 20, showed his bad side once again when he got infuriated during a ... Read more...

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Ferdinand must get his priorities right to overcome poor form: Ferguson


October 31st, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 31 (ANI): Manchester United boss wants his top most defender Rio Ferdinand to get his priorities right as off-field distractions are contributing to his poor form.Ferguson ordered Ferdinand to ... Read more...

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