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Julius Erving ordered to pay over $230,000 for an unpaid loan


June 4th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The NBA legend Julius Erving has been ordered to pay more than $230,000 for an unpaid 2009 loan. Georgia Primary Bank, the institution that lent ... Read more...

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Unidentified metal from space startles Brazilians


February 25th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Feb 25 (IANS/EFE) An unidentified metal object that may have come from a spacecraft caused a huge commotion when it fell to the Earth in a small town ... Read more...

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Strong earthquakes strike off northeastern New Zealand


November 18th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by BNO News
TIKITIKI, NEW ZEALAND (BNO NEWS) -- Two strong earthquakes struck off the east coast of the North Island in New Zealand on early Friday evening, seismologists said. There were no reports of ... Read more...

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Moderate 5.5-magnitude earthquake shakes Christchurch


October 10th, 2011 - 5:40 am ICT by BNO News
CHRISTCHURCH (BNO NEWS) -- A moderate earthquake struck near the New Zealand city of Christchurch on Sunday evening, seismologists said. It was the strongest earthquake to hit the region since June.The 5.5-magnitude ... Read more...

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5.3-magnitude aftershock shakes Christchurch


April 16th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 16 (ANI): A strong aftershock measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale has hit Christchurch city of New Zealand on Saturday.The quake was centered 10 km northeast of Diamond Harbour at ... Read more...

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New Zealand to spend 8.5 billion dollars on Christchurch rebuild


April 12th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Christchurch, Apr 12(ANI): New Zealand Finance Minister Bill English has said the government will spend about 8.5 billion dollars over the next few years to help the rebuilding of Christchurch.At least 150 ... Read more...

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Heavy machines for Palatana power project reach Agartala via Bangladesh


April 12th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Apr 12 (ANI): Heavy machinery for the 726 MW Palatana power project recently reached India through the Ashuganj river port in Tripura.The 132- wheel lorries entered Tripura crossing Akhaura border ... Read more...

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Godhra train carnage: Hearing put off for two months


April 6th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 6 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Tuesday deferred for two months the hearing on confirmation of the death sentence awarded to 11 people convicted in the 2002 Godhra ... Read more...

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CBI prays for abetment to suicide in Rizwanur case


March 21st, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Mar 21 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) prayed for slapping abetment to suicide charge against industrialist Ashok Todi and other accused before a city court here on Monday in ... Read more...

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Rizwanur case: Calcutta High Court to frame charges against Todi


March 21st, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Mar 21 (ANI): The Calcutta High Court is expected to initiate the process for the framing of charges against industrialist Ashok Todi and six others accused for the murder of computer ... Read more...

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All Christchurch quake-hit homes to be assessed


March 11th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Christchurch (New Zealand), Mar.11 (ANI): All 180,000 Christchurch houses will be assessed for damage over the next eight weeks in a speeded-up Earthquake Commission (EQC) process.The New Zealand Herald quoted Earthquake Recovery ... Read more...

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4.8 magnitude aftershock jolts Christchurch


March 5th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Christchurch, Mar 5(ANI): A 4.8 magnitude earthquake struck Christchurch, New Zealand's second largest city, on Saturday.According to Stuff.co.nz, the earthquake occurred at 7.34 p.m. local time, and was centered 10 kilometre east ... Read more...

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New Zealand earthquake death toll rises to 163


March 4th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Christchurch, Mar 4 (ANI): The death toll in New Zealand's devastating earthquake has reached 163, and is expected to rise further.According to Stuff.co.nz, over hundred people are still missing and 163 are ... Read more...

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Missing US girl, 13, fled her home ‘to avoid arranged marriage in Pakistan’


March 4th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): A 13-year-old California girl, who had been missing for more than a week, left home as she was terrified of her mother and stepfather's alleged plan to ... Read more...

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No more New Zealand earthquake survivors: Officials


March 3rd, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by ANI
Christchurch, Mar 3(ANI): New Zealand authorities have given up hope of finding any more survivors from February 22's devastating earthquake in Christchurch, New Zealand.The last person to be pulled alive from the ... Read more...

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Rescuers pray for prosperity of Christchurch earthquake site


March 2nd, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, March 2 (ANI): Construction and rescue workers at the Christchurch earthquake site gathered to pray for the prosperity of the land, which suffered massive destruction after being hit by a 6.3 ... Read more...

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Supreme Court rejects reinvestigation in Rizwanur murder case


March 1st, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 1 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside a Calcutta High Court order for a fresh Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the death of Kolkata-based design ... Read more...

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Godhra case: Death sentence for 11, life terms for 20


March 1st, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Mar 1 (ANI): A special court in Ahmedabad on Tuesday awarded the death penalty to eleven accused and life imprisonment to 20 others in the 2002 Godhra train burning case.Designated Judge ... Read more...

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Rizwanur case: Supreme Court to decide on CBI probe


March 1st, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 1 (ANI): The Supreme Court will pronounce today its verdict on appeals challenging the Calcutta High Court's order for a fresh CBI probe into the death of Kolkata-based design ... Read more...

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Godhra case: Quantum of punishment to be announced today


March 1st, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Mar 1 (ANI): A special court in Ahmedabad is likely to announce the quantum of sentence in the 2002 Godhra train burning case.The Court, on February 22, convicted 31 and acquitted ... Read more...

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Broad says making early inroads against India critical in World Cup clash


February 26th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 26(ANI): England fast bowler Stuart Broad has said that his team must get to grips with sub-continent pitches quickly to make an impact in the ongoing World Cup.England will face ... Read more...

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New Zealand earthquake death toll rises to 123


February 26th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb.26 (ANI): The death toll in New Zealand's earthquake has reached 123 and is expected to rise further.According to stuff.co.nz website, more than hundred people are still missing and 123 are ... Read more...

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Women share their thoughts on porn on first annual Ladyporn Day


February 25th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Pornography, which is thought to be of interest only to men, has for once become a topic of discussion for women too, with the first annual Ladyporn Day ... Read more...

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Godhra case: Court to decide quantum of sentence today


February 25th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Feb 25 (ANI) A special court in Ahmedabad is slated to pronounce the quantum of punishment for the 31 convicts in the 2002 Godhra train burning case today.Judge PR Patel, who ... Read more...

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Russia set to classify beer as alcoholic drink for first time


February 24th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 24 (ANI): Russia is for the first time set to legally classify beer as an alcoholic drink, and the move comes as the Kremlin carries out its toughest anti-alcohol campaign.Beer ... Read more...

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Opposition wants budget session of Parliament to run well: Munde


February 20th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 20(ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) deputy leader in Lok Sabha Gopinath Munde on Sunday said that the opposition was ready to co-operate with the ruling Congress-led United Progressive ... Read more...

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Collingwood glad to be back among runs ahead of World Cup opener


February 19th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Feb 19(ANI): England all-rounder Paul Collingwood has said he is happy to have ended his run drought ahead of his team's World Cup opener against the Netherlands on February 22.Collingwood scored ... Read more...

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Flower’s gamble of playing Pietersen as opener may pay-off big for England: Selvey


February 18th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17(ANI): Former England fast bowler Mike Selvey reckons that coach Andy Flower's late tactical switch of using Kevin Pietersen as an opening batsman in the World Cup will prove to ... Read more...

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Strauss says struggling England must quickly adapt to slower subcontinent conditions


February 18th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Feb 18(ANI): England captain Andrew Strauss has admitted that his side needs to improve fast if they have to make any impression in the World Cup, which starts tomorrow.England, who were ... Read more...

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Govt. may agree to JPC probe in 2G scam, says Bansal


February 17th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Feb 17 (ANI): Ahead of the Budget Session of Parliament, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal on Thursday indicated that the government may reach an agreement with the Opposition ... Read more...

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Recovering well, Eoin Morgan tweets


February 15th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) England batsman Eoin Morgan, who was ruled out from the World Cup squad due to injury, Tuesday hinted he could have been fit for the mega event in ... Read more...

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Beckham extends training stay at Tottenham Hotspur


February 9th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9(ANI): England and Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder David Beckham will continue training with Tottenham Hotspur for a further two weeks.Beckham has been training with Tottenham in recent weeks despite ... Read more...

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Bopara named as injured Morgan’s replacement in England World Cup squad


February 9th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9(ANI): Ravi Bopara has been called up to England's 15-man World Cup squad as a replacement for injured Eoin Morgan.Morgan has been ruled out of the two-month tournament after fracturing ... Read more...

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England middle-order bat Morgan has a fractured finger


February 6th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.6 (ANI): England middle-order batsman Eoin Morgan's World Cup spot is in doubt after he broke a finger.The one-day wizard has been ruled out of Sunday's final ODI with Australia and ... Read more...

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Broad says fitness plans coming along nicely


February 2nd, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.2 (ANI): England fast bowler Stuart Broad has stepped up his bid for fitness with the England squad in Australia.In an article for the Daily Mail, Broad writes that over the ... Read more...

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