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Olympics: Bolt creates history winning 100m, 200m (Roundup)


August 10th, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has created Olympic history by becoming the first man to win the 100 and 200 metres in successive games.Bolt Thursday night ran ... Read more...

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Chinese juggernaut rolls on at Olympics (World Roundup)


August 8th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Chinese hurdles star Liu Xiang suffered a first-round exit from the Olympics for the second straight time, but his fellow countrymen made history by beating their ... Read more...

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Aguero dreams of winning more EPL titles for Man City


May 10th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) Manchester City's Argentinian star Sergio Aguero has expressed his desire to win more English Premier League (EPL) titles for his club.City will clinch their first title ... Read more...

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British diplomats withdrawn from Syria


March 1st, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Britain has withdrawn its diplomatic staff from Syria and closed it embassy in Damascus on security grounds, The Independent reported Thursday.Ambassador Simon Collis and his staff ... Read more...

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US Senate greets Indian diaspora on Diwali


October 26th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) Recognizing the religious and historical significance of Diwali, the US Senate has greeted Indian diaspora across the world by expressing its "deepest respect for Indian Americans ... Read more...

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Kenya’s Njoroge wins Buenos Aires marathon


October 10th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Oct 10 (IANS) Kenyan runner Simon Kariuki Njoroge won the 27th Buenos Aires International Marathon with a record time of 2 hours, 10 minutes and 29 seconds.Kariuki' s ... Read more...

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Afridi can’t be made captain again: Butt


July 8th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 8 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi was left "weighing his options" after Pakistan Cricket Board chief Ijaz Butt fired a salvo at the allrounder, saying that he ... Read more...

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President, Vice President, PM greet nation on Ram Navami


April 12th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 12 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh have greeted the nation on the auspicious occasion of Ram Navami, ... Read more...

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President Patil greets people on Ram Navami


April 11th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 11 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil today greeted the people ahead of the auspicious occasion of Ram Navami, which will be celebrated tomorrow.In her message, President Patil said: ... Read more...

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President, vice president greet nation on Ram Navami


April 11th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Vice President Hamid Ansari Monday greeted the nation on the occasion of Ram Navami, which will be celebrated Tuesday.In her ... Read more...

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Cameron branded a disgrace for taking arms dealers on Egypt visit


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.22 (ANI): British Prime Minister David Cameron was last night branded a 'disgrace' after it emerged that he has taken eight defence firms with him on a four-day visit to ... Read more...

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‘Easy access to hate literature’ main cause behind rising extremism in Pakistan: Ashrafi


January 27th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 27(ANI): The easy availability of instigating literature in Pakistani markets is the core reason behind the rising extremism in the country, Pakistan Ulema Counsel (PUC) Chairman Allama Tahir Ashrafi has ... Read more...

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India septuagenarian marathon runner is on a fitness mission


December 8th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) India's veteran marathon runner Ashish Roy is on a mission to spread the message of fitness to the entire country.The 78-year-old medical practitioner, fresh ... Read more...

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Anelka brands fellow French countrymen as racists


December 7th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): French striker Nicolas Anelka has branded his fellow countrymen small-minded racists.The Chelsea ace, who returns to France tomorrow for the Champions League clash with Marseille, said: "People said ... Read more...

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Millionaires Filed for Unemployment Benefits In 2008


October 7th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Oct 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In 2008, estimated 2,800 households with an annual income of $1 million had filed for government unemployment payments. Internal Revenue Data shows that a total of ... Read more...

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Maharashtra leaders welcome Ayodhya verdict


September 30th, 2010 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan Thursday exhorted the people to "respect" the Ayodhya verdict and maintain peace and harmony."We are all Indians first and must place the country ... Read more...

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Aussies happy with Village despite security advisory (Lead)


September 28th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) No more rubbishing of conditions at the Commonwealth Games Village. Every visiting delegation has nothing but fulsome praise, the latest to join the chorus is Australian chef ... Read more...

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Australian athletes asked not to move around before CWG


September 28th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Australian chef de mission Steve Moneghetti is extremely happy with the facilities at the Commonwealth Games Village, but said athletes will not be allowed to move around ... Read more...

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Aussie swimmers assured of security, but some may stay away


September 27th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 27 (IANS) The Australian swimming team was assured of fool-proof security during the Delhi Commonwealth Games at a briefing held in Kuala Lumpur Monday. But some of them might still ... Read more...

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Modest Eid celebrations in Pakistan amidst flood devastation


September 12th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Muzaffargarh, Sept 12 (ANI): Celebrations of Eid-ul-Fitr were kept low-key in Pakistan in view of the devastation caused by the worst-ever floods in the country's history, affecting some 21 million people ... Read more...

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Imran to lead 300 relief trucks ‘caravan of hope’ for flood affected people


August 28th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.28 (ANI): While the Pakistan government is struggling to collect funds for flood hit people, cricketer turned politician Imran Khan has been working extensively towards this end.In his efforts to reach ... Read more...

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US-hater JuD goes ’soft’ on American aid to gain public sympathy


August 7th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.7 (ANI): In an attempt to cash in on public sympathy amidst the devastating floods which has affected over four million people and killed nearly 1600 in Pakistan, groups like the ... Read more...

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‘Terror’ charity groups taking advantage of Govt’s slow response to Pak floods


August 7th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.7 (ANI): As millions of Pakistanis struggle to wade through the devastating floods, which is being described as the country's worst in the human memory in the last 80 years, ... Read more...

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Cricket can help England overcome football World Cup fallout: Onions


July 4th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 4 (ANI): England Fast bowler Graham Onions believes that his fellow countrymen are ready to adopt the nation's cricketers as their source of pride following the fall-out from football's World ... Read more...

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MI6’s WWII mission inspired opening sequence of Goldfinger


April 18th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 18 (ANI): Millions of James Bond fans around the world will be surprised to learn that a scene in 007 flick Goldfinger was inspired by a real mission executed by ... Read more...

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‘Devastated’ Adebayor quits international football


April 13th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 13 (ANI): Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor has quit international football and has not played for his country, Togo, since a terror attack at the African Cup of Nations.Adebayor ... Read more...

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Brits find Parisians rude, arrogant, unwelcoming


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 3 (ANI): Britons perceive Parisians as more rude, arrogant and unwelcoming than other French people, according to a survey.More than 70 per cent of those quizzed believed the French capital's ... Read more...

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Louie Vito Finishes 5th In Men’s Halfpipe


February 18th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Vancouver, Feb 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Wednesday, Shaun White won the Men's snowboarding halfpipe finals at the Winter Olympics of 2010 with 48.4 points, while fellow teammate Louie Vito secured ... Read more...

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Indian to face charges of killing fellow countrymen in Australia


February 13th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Feb 13 (IANS) An Indian student, accused of killing two of his fellow countrymen in Australia following a fight over money, will be presented before a court here Saturday. The 22-year-old man ... Read more...

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Football does not matter when compared to human life: Drogba


January 14th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14(ANI): Ivory Coast skipper Didier Drogba said that has spoken to Togo captain Emmanuel Adebayor at length and fully understands the reason behind their decision to quit the African Nations ... Read more...

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Houston Elects First Gay Mayor In Annise Parker


December 13th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Houston, Dec. 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Houston residents, for the first time voted for an openly gay mayor and it shows that people's mindset about the gay community is changing. Gay ... Read more...

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Two police officers embark on bicycle rally to spread message of unity


November 7th, 2009 - 11:15 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Nov 7(ANI): With an aim to spread the message of unity and national integration amongst fellow countrymen, two police officers embarked on a bicycle rally from Srinagar to Kanyakumari on Saturday.Joint ... Read more...

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Hugo Chavez’s three-minute shower formula to conserve water


October 23rd, 2009 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 23 (ANI): In a bid to cope up with the water shortage in Venezuela, Hugo Chavez has advised his fellow countrymen to limit their daily baths to three minutes, saying ... Read more...

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Malaysian envoy asks countrymen to take care on Indian roads


September 2nd, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 2 (ANI): Malaysian High Commissioner to India has advised his fellow countrymen to take extra precaution as the spate of fatal Indian road accidents involving them is worrying.High ... Read more...

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One foreign telephone call is enough to frighten our politicians: PML-Q


August 23rd, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.23 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) Secretary General Mushahid Hussain Syed has criticized the PPP Government for allowing foreign powers to interfere in the country's internal affairs.Syed said the situation has ... Read more...

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