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Catalans march in Barcelona to advocate support for Madrid


September 12th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, Sept 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thousands of Catalans thronged the streets of Barcelona to in an unprecedented show of unity to advocate for autonomy from Madrid. The march was informed by the ... Read more...

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Security forces unearth Maoist arms dump in Odisha


September 11th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 11 (IANS) Security forces Tuesday stumbled upon a huge cache of arms and ammunition in a forested area of Odisha's Kandhamal district, police said.The arms and ammunition, which ... Read more...

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South Africa declares week of mourning


August 20th, 2012 - 5:58 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 20 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma Sunday declared a week-long national mourning after 44 people died during a labour unrest.Thirty-four people were killed in a shootout Thursday ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: US flag blows away at ceremony


August 5th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The flag of the US flew at the Olympic medal ceremony for Serena Williams' tennis victory Saturday, although not in the way organisers intended.With ... Read more...

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Woodchunks suspected in cemetery flags theft case


July 9th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hudson, July 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There has been a spurt in cases in which cemetery flags in Hudson have been stolen. More than 75 flags were reported to be stolen from the ... Read more...

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Mass protests on Hong Kong anniversary


July 1st, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 1 (IANS) Thousands of pro-democracy marchers took to streets in Hong Kong as the former British colony marked 15 years since returning to Chinese rule.The rally takes place ... Read more...

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Stella McCartney designs Britain’s Olympic team kit


May 17th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Fashion Designer Stella McCartney has designed the players' kit for British participants at the London Olympics, and it has been inspired by the nation's Union Jack ... Read more...

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Hazare’s convoy car attacked, activist safe


May 16th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, May 16 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare escaped unhurt after stones were pelted on a car in his convoy here Wednesday, an associate of the activist said."A vehicle ... Read more...

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Aamir, Prasoon Joshi making 50 shorts on malnutrition


May 7th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Bollywood star Aamir Khan and lyricist Prasoon Joshi are quite a team by now. They are working on their pet project on social awareness - ... Read more...

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Daredevils fans brave heat, fill the stands


April 19th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The summer is not fully here yet, all the same it was a warm enough afternoon for the spectators at Ferozeshah Kotla to look for ... Read more...

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SP workers detained while protesting against Rahul


November 14th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Over 20 Samajwadi Party (SP) activists were detained here Monday for blocking a rail track to protest against Congress leader Rahul Gandhi who will launch ... Read more...

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Dikshit flags off cancer awareness walk


November 6th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit flagged off a cancer awareness walk at a school here Sunday, with the mission of "making schools tobacco free zones"."It ... Read more...

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Eden gets large crowd for its maiden T20 international


October 30th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) After registering its lowest turnout Tuesday, the Eden Gardens got its roars back with about 50,000 spectators cheering the Indian team against England in the ground's ... Read more...

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Order will be restored in Libya, says Tunisia


October 22nd, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Tunis, Oct 22 (IANS) Tunisia is confident that order and stability will be restored in Libya after the death of its former leader Muammar Gaddafi, the Tunisian foreign affairs ministry ... Read more...

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Eureka Forbes 40×10 ft flag in Limca Book of Records


October 4th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The 'Flag of Happiness and Friendship', a 40x10 foot standard created by the employees of Eureka Forbes, an expert in the water and hygiene space, ... Read more...

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Argentine jerseys, flags high on demand


September 2nd, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 2 (IANS) Ecstatic soccer fans painted their face in Argentine colours, while flags and jerseys of the South American nation sold at a premium, as a cracker of ... Read more...

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Hundreds march for Hazare in Shillong


August 24th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 24 (IANS) Hundreds of people marched in this Meghalaya capital Wednesday in support of activist Anna Hazare.Carrying flags and holding placards, school students and social activists marched down ... Read more...

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Anna’s fast enters day 7, crowds throng Ramlila ground (Lead)


August 22nd, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Wearing the now famous "I am Anna" caps and carrying huge flags, thousands of supporters continued to throng the Ramlila ground in the capital as ... Read more...

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Hazare flags off anti-graft rally in Mumbai (Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare flagged off a car and bike rally here Tuesday, drawing participation of hundreds of people as part of his nationwide anti-graft movement. ... Read more...

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Bell’s batting mentor Abberley passes away, Edgbaston mourns


August 9th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) England's in-form batsman Ian Bell paid rich tributes to his batting mentor Neal Abberley, who died Monday aged 67.Abberley, who played for Warwickshire from 1964 to ... Read more...

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Mamata flags off Kolkata-Singapore flight


August 1st, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday inaugurated the Singapore Airlines' subsidiary Silk Air's four day a week service connecting Kolkata with Singapore. She said ... Read more...

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Coroner: Amy Winehouse’s death is non suspicious


July 25th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A coroner official says police preliminary investigation at the scene where Amy Winehouse was found dead on Saturday has suggested that there was no ... Read more...

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Now, a Lady Gaga Day!


June 18th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS) There's Father's Day, Mother's Day, Friendship Day... and now, there's a Lady Gaga Day!Government officials in Taiwan have declared July 3 as Lady Gaga Day in ... Read more...

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UAE first lady wants military education across all schools


June 3rd, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 3 (IANS/WAM) The wife of UAE's President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has expressed the hope that the successful experience of providing military education at secondary ... Read more...

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Thousands come, drawn to Ramdev more than his cause


June 3rd, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) For many the issue of black money stashed abroad was secondary as they thronged the Ramlila ground on a hot and humid Friday. From various ... Read more...

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We have to restrict Pakistan to less than 250: Rampaul


May 21st, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), May 21 (IANS) West Indies fast bowler Ravi Rampaul turned in another good performance that saw Pakistan struggling at 180-6 on the first day of the second ... Read more...

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KKR flags and T-shirts being sold in large numbers


May 1st, 2011 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) With the Kolkata Knight Riders putting up a good show in the ongoing Indian Premier League edition, flags and T-shirts of the Shah Rukh Khan ... Read more...

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Anti-endosulfan shutdown hits normal life in Kerala


April 29th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by ANI
Kochi, Apr 29(ANI): Activists of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) demonstrated in Kerala's Kochi district on Friday seeking a countrywide ban on endosulfan pesticide by the Central ... Read more...

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Dikshit flags off women’s car rally for cancer cause


April 26th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday flagged off the 3rd Cankids Annual Women's Car rally which was organised to generate awareness about cancer in children.The ... Read more...

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Serbians rally to show support to quake-hit Japanese


April 11th, 2011 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, April 11 (IANS) Over 3,000 Serbians participated in a rally to express their support to the Japanese people who have been struggling with the consequences of devastating earthquake ... Read more...

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Support Anna at IPL matches: Lalit Modi


April 8th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) Sacked Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi Friday urged fans to carry flags and placards to IPL matches to express support to fasting Gandhian ... Read more...

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‘Concerned’ UK dad develops world’s first Facebook bully alert


April 8th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 8 (ANI): A UK father has devised the world's first bullying alert system for Facebook, which scans text and flags up abusive behaviour.NHS consultant Paddy Clarke's software scans walls ... Read more...

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ICC official booked for insulting tricolour


April 2nd, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, April 2 (IANS) A woman International Cricket Council (ICC) official has been booked for showing disrespect to the Indian flag by stomping on it and some balloons that had ... Read more...

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Prince William may have honeymoon in Australia


March 20th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) Britain's Prince William is thinking of going to Australia for his honeymoon, saying that it was "much nicer" there as "the weather at home is ... Read more...

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Poll panel partisan against Left Front: Biman


March 13th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 13 (IANS) Left Front chairman Biman Bose Sunday accused the Election Commission of taking a "hard stance" and partisan approach towards West Bengal's ruling communists, while ignoring the ... Read more...

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