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London 2012 on time and within budget


June 14th, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games is on track to be delivered on time and under budget, figures from the government's last quarterly economic report ... Read more...

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Ticketholder in Britain wins 41 mn pound jackpot


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) A ticketholder in Britain has won nearly 41 million pounds on the EuroMillions draw, the daily Telegraph reported Saturday.Agent Camelot said that the winner scooped the ... Read more...

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PM, Pranab congratulate Mamata on victory


September 28th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Wednesday congratulated Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on her victory in ... Read more...

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Bryan Adams’ relationship with pregnant PA, long-term girlfriend


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): Canadian singer Bryan Adams' relationship with his pregnant PA, and claims of him having a long-term girlfriend has come into the limelight.As Adams, 51, announced to his ... Read more...

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Third-time dad Collingwood now looking forward to explode on sub-continent big stage


February 15th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): England batsman Paul Collingwood has something to cheer ahead of the World Cup, after his wife Vicky gave birth to their third child.The England all-rounder flew out to ... Read more...

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Man U turmoil to affect Ferguson-Rooney relationship: Experts


October 23rd, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23(ANI): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson is being seen as a hero after persuading striker Wayne Rooney to stay at Old Trafford, but experts reckon that the ordeal ... Read more...

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Womb transplant offers new hope to infertile women


October 10th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 10 (ANI): Infertile women may soon be able to conceive with scientists bringing womb transplant closer to reality.After successful animal trials, doctors hope to try the transplant with a ... Read more...

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Harry Potter theme park rides cannot accommodate fat visitors


September 17th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept 17 (ANI): Universal Studios has run into a new problem where its Harry Potter themed park is concerned - its rides cannot accommodate fat visitors.The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, ... Read more...

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Liverpool signs Cole for 19 million pounds


July 20th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 20 (ANI): England midfielder Joe Cole has signed a four-year deal with Liverpool worth 19 million pounds.The midfielder will get 90,000 pounds a week.Cole, 28, gets the No 7 ... Read more...

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Key to individualized cancer therapy via gene silencing found


May 27th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27 (ANI): In a breakthrough research, scientists at the McGill University, Department of Biochemistry have discovered that a small segment of a protein that interacts with RNA can control the ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole lands fashion deal with US boutique


May 6th, 2010 - 4:36 am ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) "Girls Aloud" star Cheryl Cole has landed a fashion deal with an exclusive US boutique. Los Angeles store Kitson has approached Cole to design her own line exclusively for ... Read more...

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Kidnapped British boy freed in Pakistan


March 16th, 2010 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 16 (DPA) A British boy kidnapped around two weeks ago in Pakistan has been found safe, the British High Commission here said Tuesday. "This is fantastic news," British High Commission spokesman ... Read more...

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Dutch coalition government topples over NATO Afghan request


February 20th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by BNO News
THE HAGUE (BNO NEWS) -- A long crisis over a NATO request that asked Dutch troops to remain in Afghanistan toppled the coalition government on early Saturday.Dutch Prime Minister Balkenende confirmed the ... Read more...

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Arab owner writes off Manchester City’s 305 million pounds debt


January 6th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): Manchester City's Abu Dhabi based owner Sheikh Mansour has written off the club's 305 million pounds debt.City last night unveiled their first accounts since Mansour paid 210 ... Read more...

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India in World Motor Sport Council


October 24th, 2009 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 23 (IANS) India won a seat on the elite World Motor Sport Council of the Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) at the general body meeting and elections in Paris Friday ... Read more...

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Injury-free Molik to make a full-scale tennis comeback


August 21st, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 21(ANI): Australian tennis player Alicia Molik, who retired in September last year, is making a full-scale comeback after being a year out of the game.Molik, who was ranked number eight ... Read more...

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Warne to enter Sports Australia Hall of Fame in October


August 12th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.12 (ANI): Australian spin legend Shane Warne was thrilled yesterday when he was told that he would be inducted into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame in October."That's fantastic news. It ... Read more...

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Reintroduced Chinese alligators now multiplying in the wild


July 15th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has announced that reintroduced Chinese alligators have started to multiply in the wild in China, which has given them a new chance for ... Read more...

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UK set to also welcome Gurkha widows’


June 12th, 2009 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): Widows' of dead Gurkha soldiers are all set to be welcomed into Britain on the orders of new Home Secretary Alan Johnson, The Sun can reveal.Johnson decided ... Read more...

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Lahore attack memories fresh in Broad’s mind


May 12th, 2009 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) Memories of the gruesome Lahore attack are haunting match referee Chris Broad, who along with Sri Lankan cricketers miraculously escaped the terrorists' gunshots in March. Broad, who was officiating ... Read more...

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Liverpool captain Gerrard agrees to extend contract to 2013


April 3rd, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (DPA) Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has committed his future to the Premier League club by agreeing to extend his contract for a further two years until 2013. Liverpool said ... Read more...

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Bollywood overjoyed at Rahman’s win


January 13th, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) The whole of Bollywood, including the Bachchans, Gulzar and Javed Akhtar, have reacted with joy to A.R. Rahman winning the coveted Golden Globe awards for his musical score ... Read more...

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”Bad egg” gas may harbour blood pressure cure


October 24th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 24 (ANI): American scientists have revealed that a gas released by bad eggs, known as hydrogen sulphide, acts as a muscle relaxant to regulate blood pressure in certain animal ... Read more...

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Bjorkman gets a final Olympic dream with wildcard entry


July 1st, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
DPA London, July 1 (DPA) Veteran Jonas Bjorkman and teenager Kei Nishokori were among a dozen players thrown a lifeline with tennis wildcards into the Beijing Olympic tournament. Bjorkman, who will bow out ... Read more...

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