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Job creation a priority for Brazilian president


August 11th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 11 (IANS) Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has pledged to put job creation as a priority for her government, especially ensuring jobs for the underprivileged.Rousseff Friday made ... Read more...

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Zeta-Jones’ kids like cheap holidays


June 15th, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) Actress Catherine Zeta-Jones can afford all luxuries, but her kids like to keep their feet on the ground with regular holidays to a budget holiday park ... Read more...

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We don’t have two hands, but only two fingers on EPL title: Mancini


May 9th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Manchester City's manager Roberto Mancini isn't ready to take the English Premier League (EPL) title this season for granted as he believes there is still ... Read more...

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Elvis Crespo releases new album


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, May 2 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican singer Elvis Crespo Tuesday has released his 12th album, "Los Monsters"."I still have to defend myself just like the first day. I think that ... Read more...

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Prince Royce says he’s not letting fame go to his head


February 27th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Vina del Mar (Chile), Feb 27 (IANS/EFE) US bachata artist Prince Royce said that his family has been a firm pillar in helping him keep his feet on the ground ... Read more...

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German Bakery blast: Punekars to pay quiet homage


February 13th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Feb 13 (IANS) Exactly two years after a blast ripped through Pune's popular German Bakery, killing 17 and injuring 64 others, Punekars Monday prepared to pay a silent homage ... Read more...

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The brothers Anand: Tracking the Navketan story


December 5th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Dec 5 (IANS) The death of Dev Anand just days before he was set to launch the first book about his pioneering movie production house Navketan is expected ... Read more...

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Bairstow hopes to impress on his maiden England tour


October 7th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 7 (IANS) Newcomer Jonny Bairstow says his getting picked for England was a proud moment for his family and he hopes to live up to the expectations if ... Read more...

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Christian Dior still in search for Galliano successor


July 15th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Fashion house Christian Dior is in search for someone to succeed the sacked designer John Galliano.Galliano was fired as Christian Dior's creative director in March ... Read more...

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Red Bull’s Vettel takes pole for F1 season-opening Australian Grand Prix


March 26th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 26(ANI): Reigning Formula One champion Sebastian Vettel will start from pole position in Sunday's season-opening Australian Grand Prix after a dominant performance in qualifying on Saturday.Vettel posted a fastest lap ... Read more...

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Imran warns buoyant Pakistan against complacency in World Cup 2011 winning quest


March 25th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 25(ANI): Pakistan, which romped into the 2011 World Cup semi-finals with a thumping win over the West Indies, must guard against complacency if they want to win the tournament, ... Read more...

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Cooper is doing great after split: Arnold


March 23rd, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 23 (IANS) Actor Bradley Cooper is fine after his split from actress girlfriend Renee Zellweger, says actor Tom Arnold."He's doing great. He's doing amazing," usmagazine.com quoted Arnold ... Read more...

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Darren Bravo has huge Lara shoes to fill


February 19th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Darren Bravo is carrying a huge weight of expectations. The left-hander's style is likened to none other than legendary Brian Charles Lara, his second cousin, but the ... Read more...

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Performing Flower may revolutionise England cricket


December 31st, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec. 31 (ANI): Having secured the Ashes at least for the next two years, coach Andy Flower believes he is now in a stronger position to convince the England and Wales ... Read more...

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Joan Baez Recovers After Falling From Treehouse


November 27th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Legendary folk singer and political activist Joan Baez is in a state of recovery after she fell from her tree house some days back. Reportedly, she ... Read more...

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Jennifer Aniston to go topless in ‘Wanderlust’?


November 11th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Malin Ackerman has hinted that her co-star Jennifer Aniston might be seen topless in upcoming Judd Apatow's comedy 'Wanderlust'."There's a very big maybe, yes...One of the cast ... Read more...

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I had to put Nehru in right perspective: Author-niece (With Image)


November 7th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Jawaharlal Nehru has of late been "misinterpreted" and so it was important to put India's first prime minister in the right perspective through a book, ... Read more...

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Awesome to represent Australia in Test cricket: Khawaja


October 19th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 19 (ANI): Usman Khawaja, who is getting cricket fans vote in numbers to join the Australian team at the expense of Marcus North or Mike Hussey, has said that it ... Read more...

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Elvis Presley was obsessed with UFOs


August 17th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) King of Rock 'n' Roll Elvis Presley reportedly had a strong belief in extra terrestrial life and claimed to have seen a number of UFOs. The "Suspicious Minds" ... Read more...

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Warne asks his protégé Steve Smith to be grounded ahead of debut


July 12th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jul 12 (ANI): Shane Warne has asked his young protégé Steve Smith, who will make his Test debut against Pakistan, to keep his feet on the ground.Smith has every delivery in ... Read more...

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US in unusual position of being favourites against Slovenia


June 17th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 17 (DPA) The United States head into Friday's Group C encounter against Slovenia at Ellis Park in Johannesburg hoping to live up to the unusual tag of being favourites to ... Read more...

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Eyeing Ashes selection, Kieswetter keeps his feet on ground


June 9th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 9 (ANI): Craig Kieswetter, who is all set to grab the ODI wicketkeeping opportunity from Matt Prior, has said that he has spent the last three and a half weeks ... Read more...

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Aniston ready for new beginning in life, career


April 2nd, 2010 - 4:54 am ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Former "Friends" actress Jennifer Aniston has revealed she is ready for a "rebirth". The actress who has dated stars including Vince Vaughn and John Mayer since splitting ... Read more...

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Becks censors his Cupid and Psyche tattoo


March 8th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): David Beckham has revealed his latest tattoo- a Renaissance-inspired body-art of Cupid and Psyche.The inkwork has been inspired from a painting by 15th century artist Francesco ... Read more...

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It is just another win, says India coach


March 1st, 2010 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India hockey coach Jose Brasa Sunday asked his boys to keep their feet on the ground and not get carried away by their emphatic 4-1 win over ... Read more...

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An elephant can both walk and run while moving at high speed


February 13th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): Closer analysis of elephant footfall patterns by scientists has suggested that the large animals can appear as both walking and running when they are moving at high speeds. ... Read more...

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Snow closes Jammu-Srinagar highway third day running


February 8th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 8 (IANS) The Jammu-Srinagar highway remained closed Monday for the third consecutive day due to snow and slippery road conditions. "The highway will remain closed for vehicular traffic Monday as ... Read more...

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Defoe sponsoring a three-year-old orphan in South Africa


February 6th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 6(ANI): England striker Jermain Defoe has revealed that he is sponsoring a three-year-old orphan Lerato in Rustenberg, South Africa through a regular donation to a children's charity.Defoe, who has ... Read more...

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Beckham shows off Jesus tattoo


January 12th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) Soccer star David Beckham recently showed off the latest addition to his huge collection of body art -- a famous image of Jesus and his cross etched ... Read more...

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Kolkatans shower love, gifts on Sachin


December 23rd, 2009 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 23 (IANS) Showering love and gifts, Kolkatans accorded a grand felicitation to batting genius Sachin Tendulkar for completing 20 years in international cricket. Painters, film stars, sportsmen, business magnates, fashion ... Read more...

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Kolkatans fete Sachin Tendulkar


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) Kolkata Tuesday gave a rousing reception to batting genius Sachin Tendulkar who was showered with adulation and gifts at a glittering function in a five-star hotel here ... Read more...

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Sachin and Sourav shower praise on each other


December 22nd, 2009 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 22 (IANS) Having partnered each other for years on the 22-yard strip to give flying starts to the Indian batting, cricketing icon Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly Tuesday expressed ... Read more...

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Woods’ Ex-girlfriend Joanna Praises His Wife


December 2nd, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec. 02, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tiger Woods seems to be in some serious controversy these days. While on the one hand, there is still full fledged speculation carrying on regarding his ... Read more...

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UK’s David Haye can be the new Ali, says US promoter


November 9th, 2009 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9(ANI): The newly crowned world heavyweight champion, David Haye, can be the new Muhammad Ali of world boxing, a top promoter has said.Richard Schaefer, CEO at US firm Golden Boy ... Read more...

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Ashes victory start of new victorious era for England: Cook


November 3rd, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): England vice captain Alastair Cook believes this year's Ashes victory will represent the start of a new era rather than the end of one like in 2005, and ... Read more...

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