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India likely to retain winning team against Kiwis


August 30th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) An upbeat India are expected to retain the winning combination for the second cricket Test against New Zealand beginning at the Chinnaswamy stadium here Friday. "We ... Read more...

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Kohli rises to 2nd in ODI rankings, three Indians in top-10


August 5th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), Aug 5 (IANS) India batsman Virat Kohli has achieved a career-best second position in the latest ICC one-day rankings released a day after the conclusion of ... Read more...

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Kristen Stewart tops the highest paid actress list


June 20th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS)
Hollywood star Kristen Stewart is currently the highest-earning actress in the world.Stewart has allegedly earned more than £22m over the last year. According to reports, ... Read more...

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Mixed results for Ghorpade in Formula Pilota


June 17th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 17 (IANS) India's Parth Ghorpade delivered mixed results in the two races here Sunday with a DNF (Did Not Finish) and fifth place behind compatriot Raj Bharath in ... Read more...

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Broad breaks into top three of ICC Test rankings


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 22 (IANS) A maiden 10-wicket haul by England fast bowler Stuart Broad against the West Indies has given him a career-best ranking in the latest International Cricket ... Read more...

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Gilchrist dents Super Kings’ playoff chances


May 17th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 17 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab severely dented the chances of Chennai Super Kings qualifying for the playoffs and kept themselves in the reckoning with a convincing six-wicket win ... Read more...

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Leverkusen extends contract with coaches


May 16th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 16 (IANS) German Bundesliga football side Bayer Leverkusen has agreed with coaches Sascha Lewandowski and Sami Hyypia on a contract extension until 2015."Sascha Lewandowski and Sami Hyypia have ... Read more...

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Kings XI outplay Deccan Chargers (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 1:52 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 9 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab outplayed Deccan Chargers to clinch a crucial tie by 25 runs in Indian Premier League (IPL) at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here Tuesday ... Read more...

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Mumbai host RCB as both teams eye play-off spot (Preview)


May 8th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore will face Mumbai Indians Wednesday at the Wankhede Stadium for the first time in this year's Indian Premier League (IPL) with both ... Read more...

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Hannover defeat Monchengladbach 2-1 in Bundesliga


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 2 (IANs) Hannover stunned Monchengladbach 2-1 while Hoffenheim shared points with Schalke to complete the 28th round of the German Bundesliga.Monchengladbach dropped points at the battle for third position ... Read more...

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UP voters dethrone Mayawati, choose Mulayam over BJP, Congress (Roundup)


March 6th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 6 (IANS) The Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) hopes for a revival in India's most populous state were dashed as Uttar Pradesh's 12.73 crore voters ... Read more...

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Women’s hockey Olympic qualifier: Canada take fifth place


February 26th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Canada beat Poland 3-0 to grab fifth position leaving their opponents without a single win in the women's hockey Olympic qualifier at the Major Dhyan ... Read more...

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Asian Shooting: Heena misses Olympic berth by fraction of a point


January 16th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) India's young pistol shooter Heena Sidhu's 2012 London dreams came crashing down by a fraction of a point in the 10-metre air pistol event Monday ... Read more...

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Mana reach No. 1 on Billboard Latin Songs


January 13th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, Jan 13 (IANS/EFE) Mexican rock icons Mana climbed to the top of Billboard's Latin Songs chart this week with "El verdadero amor perdona", featuring bachatero Prince Royce."Promise", Romeo ... Read more...

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Pakistani minister criticises corruption survey


December 30th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islambad, Dec 30 (IANS) Interior Minister Rehman Malik has criticised Transparency International Pakistan's (TIP) corruption survey that showed the armed forces being amongst the least corrupt while police and land ... Read more...

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Romeo Santos’ solo debut leads Latin albums chart


December 30th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, Dec 30 (IANS/EFE) The first solo effort by Aventura lead singer Romeo Santos leads Billboard's list of best-selling Latin albums for a fifth consecutive week.Jenni Rivera's "Joyas prestadas: ... Read more...

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Corruption survey: Pakistan military included for first time


December 29th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 29 (IANS) Transparency International Pakistan (TIP) has included the military for the first time in a survey that shows the defence being amongst the least corrupt while police ... Read more...

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Jharkhand felicitates its National Games medallists


December 10th, 2011 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 9 (IANS) Ten months after the 34th National Games, Jharkhand Friday felicitated medal winners from the state in presence of hometown boy and Indian cricket team captain Mahendra ... Read more...

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Mercer’s 2011 ‘Quality of Living index’ names Vienna as the best place to live in the world


November 30th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Vienna, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mercer’s 2011 Quality of Living Index has named the Austrian capital Vienna as the best place to live in the world. The city which has a population ... Read more...

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India move to third spot in ICC ODI rankings


October 26th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 26 (IANS) World champions India climbed to the third position in the International Cricket Council (ICC) ODI rankings with a 5-0 win over England. South Africa can leapfrog ... Read more...

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Aditya Patel finishes fifth in Volkswagen Scirocco R Cup


October 23rd, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hockenheim (Germany), Oct 23 (IANS) India's Aditya Patel finished overall sixth in the concluding race of the Volkswagen Scirocco R Cup and occupied fifth position in the final drivers' standings."To ... Read more...

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Robert Pattinson named sexiest man


October 5th, 2011 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson has been named the world's sexiest man.Pattinson has topped Glamour magazine's 50 Sexiest Men poll for the third year running, beating actor ... Read more...

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Aditya Patel wins second race


September 19th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Oschersleben (Germany), Sep 19 (IANS) India's Aditya Patel clinched the top honours Sunday to conclude a mixed weekend that saw him finish the first race in ninth spot before winning ... Read more...

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India drop to fifth position in ICC rankings


September 17th, 2011 - 8:12 am ICT by IANS
Cardiff, Sep 17 (IANS) World champions India dropped to the fifth position in the Reliance ICC ODI Championship table after England won the five-match ODI series 3-0 here Friday.It is ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Taylor voted the ‘Most photogenic Celebrity in the world’


August 24th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Deceased actress Elizabeth Taylor has been voted as the most photogenic celebrity in the history of the world. Taylor was named ahead of another actress Jennifer ... Read more...

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Cook climbs to career-best third spot in Test rankings


August 14th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 14 (IANS) England opener Alastair climbed eight spots to a career-best third position in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Player Rankings for Test batsmen released Sunday.Cook's ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift releases the video of ‘Sparks Fly’


August 11th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) singer Taylor Swift has released the video of her song “Sparks Fly.” The video was directed by Christian Lamb and features Taylor performing at several concerts.MTV.com ... Read more...

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Prince Royce reaches top spot on Billboard Latin Albums chart


July 29th, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Luis Fonsi's "Tierra Firme" was bumped to second place.Mexican rockers Mana held on to the No. 3 spot with their latest, "Drama y Luz", while Aventura's "14 + 14" climbed ... Read more...

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Somdev reaches career-high 63 in ATP rankings


July 4th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS India's Somdev Devvarman reached a career-high 63 in the ATP singles rankings released Monday.Somdev, who reached the second round of Wimbledon where he lost to Mikhail ... Read more...

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U2 named world’s highest paid musicians


June 18th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS) Irish rock band U2 has been named the world's highest paid musicians by the Forbes magazine. The band grossed $195 million in the last 12 ... Read more...

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Jamia’s law faculty is one of country’s top five


June 14th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Jamia Millia Islamia's (JMI) law faculty has been ranked at the fifth position among top 25 law colleges of the country in a nationwide ... Read more...

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Katich among seven players to lose Australian contract


June 8th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 8 (IANS) Australian opening batsman Simon Katich is among seven players who have lost their central contracts. Cricket Australia (CA) has set its focus on blooding youngsters and ... Read more...

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India one of the most preferred economies for FDI: Survey


June 6th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Foreign direct investment (FDI) is set to increase in India in the coming years as, despite some regulatory issues, low business cost coupled with high ... Read more...

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Mental illness most discussed online: Survey


May 31st, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Mental illness is the most discussed health problem online in India surpassing other major health problems, including heart diseases, AIDS, or malaria, a new survey ... Read more...

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Chennai Super Kings trounce Rajasthan Royals by 63 runs (Lead)


May 10th, 2011 - 1:55 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 10 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings produced a clinical performance to post a 63-run victory over Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League here Monday.Set to chase 197 ... Read more...

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