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What does Obama find common with Jay-Z?


September 21st, 2012 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) US President Barack Obama says he has a "bond" with rapper Jay-Z, and there is something they share in common.Obama partied at the 40/40 Club ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooter motivated by hate: Romney


August 8th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney called for a moment of silence in honour of the victims of Sunday's tragic shooting at a Wisconsin gurdwara, saying the ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal intensifies attack on Obama


July 19th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American governor Bobby Jindal, speculated among Mitt Romney's potential running mates, has stepped up his attacks on President Barack Obama for allegedly distorting ... Read more...

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Stefani to host Obama fundraiser with Michelle


July 5th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Singer Gwen Stefani will host a fundraiser with the US First Lady Michelle Obama as part of President Barack Obama's re-election campaign.The 42-year-old will stage ... Read more...

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Obama’s comment on Michelle taken as oral sex joke


June 8th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) A comment made by US President Barack Obama on first lady Michelle beating a TV host in push-ups has been interpreted by many people as ... Read more...

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World 10K run raises Rs.1.63 crore for charity


May 21st, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) The TCS World 10K Bangalore to be run here this weekend, has raised Rs.1.63 crore for 84 NGOs, according to Murray Culshaw, chairman, Bangalore Cares, the ... Read more...

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Perry to auction elephant statue


November 25th, 2011 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry is auctioning an elephant sculpture she designed to raise money for charity.The "fireworks" singer has teamed up with artist Erin Lareau to ... Read more...

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Obama heckled during Hollywood fundraiser


September 28th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 28 (IANS) Barack Obama, who was on a three-day fundraising tour to Los Angeles, had to suffer a heckler who interrupted his speech and described the US ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Douglas to be honoured with award for film excellence


September 9th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) Actor Michael Douglas will be honoured with Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film.The Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film serves as a fundraiser for ... Read more...

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Jessie J planning fundraiser for disabled


August 18th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) British singer Jessie J has decided to help raise money for victims of debilitating leg injuries after breaking her foot earlier this year.The singer fell during ... Read more...

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Obama in campaign mode as he turns 50


August 4th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 4 (IANS) As US President Barack Obama turned 50 Thursday, he is back in full-throttle campaign mode attending high profile fund raisers and hitting out at opposition ... Read more...

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Garner to host fundraiser at hometown


June 19th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Garner is heading back to her Charleston hometown in West Virgina to host a fundraiser for a musical theatre society.The 39-year-old, who grew up ... Read more...

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Stars turn out to support Mary J. Blige’s fundraiser


May 4th, 2011 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) Singers Christina Aguilera, Jill Scott and actress Jennifer Hudson were some of the stars who turned out for singer Mary J. Blige's annual charity concert ... Read more...

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Sheen to organize fundraiser for tornado survivors


May 4th, 2011 - 7:57 am ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen is said to organise a fundraiser for survivors of the tornadoes that struck Alabama last week."We're just going to ask them to drop ... Read more...

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White House accused of ‘hypocrisy’ after banning reporter


May 1st, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 1 (ANI): The White House has been accused of hypocrisy after it banned a San Francisco Chronicle reporter who had posted an online video of President Barack Obama commenting ... Read more...

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‘Pretty in pink’ Liz Hurley helps raise $4m for breast cancer charity


April 16th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16 (ANI): Elizabeth Hurley raised 4milion pounds at an annual fundraising event held for breast cancer charity at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City for the Breast Cancer Research ... Read more...

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Obama launches re-election bid with - ‘It begins with us’


April 4th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has launched his bid for re-election with a short video on BarackObama.com using what apparently will be one of his campaign ... Read more...

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New Zealand PM Key nervous to face Warne


March 9th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar.9 (ANI): New Zealand Prime Minister John Key claims that he will be nervous while facing legendary leg spinner Shane Warne in the 'Fill the Basin for Christchurch' charity Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Chelsy Davy enjoys night out with Kate Middleton’s sister


February 19th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 19 (ANI): Prince Harry's off-on girlfriend Chelsy Davy was seen enjoying a night out with Kate Middleton's sister Pippa.Davy, 25, wore a blue dress for a charity do at the ... Read more...

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Hugh Hefner denies virus outbreak rumours


February 15th, 2011 - 4:14 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 15 (IANS) A representative for Playboy owner Hugh Hefner has shot down reports that a fog machine used at a recent party is to blame for a virus outbreak ... Read more...

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Amazon Eve, World’s Tallest Model Towers Over Playboy Bunnies


February 8th, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At a fundraiser which was held at the Playboy Mansion last week, there was one model who rose above the others...in a literal sense.The World's Tallest Model, ... Read more...

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Palin won’t appear at military fundraiser after ‘negative feedback’


February 7th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): Sarah Palin's appearance at a military fundraiser has been cancelled after "an onslaught of negative feedback" received by the organization.The Colorado-based Sharon K Pacheco Foundation, which also ... Read more...

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Elton John to sing with Plan B for charity


February 5th, 2011 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) English Singer Elton John has agreed to sing on a track by British rapper Plan B to raise money for victims of the devastating floods in Pakistan last ... Read more...

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Pietersen shocked, disappointed by hoax bid on Queensland flood fundraiser


January 31st, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Jan.31 (ANI): England middle-order batsman Kevin Pietersen has expressed both shock and disappointment over a cruel hoax that foiled his attempt to help flood victims in Queensland.Pietersen had offered his Ashes ... Read more...

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Gay Elton John ‘fed up’ with being treated like ’second-class citizen’ in U.S.


January 24th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 24 (ANI): Elton John has accused U.S. of treating gay people like 'second-class citizens'.The 63-year-old gay singer took a stand last week during a performance at a private Beverly ... Read more...

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Theron auctions off date for charity


December 8th, 2010 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (IANS) Hollywood actress Charlize Theron has auctioned off a date with her for charity.The 35-year-old actress, who is enjoying her single status ever since splitting from boyfriend Stuart Townsend ... Read more...

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‘0.1 mn rupees needed to equip one Taliban combatant fighting NATO forces’


November 28th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Nov 28 (ANI): Approximately one lakh rupees is required to equip one militant fighting coalition forces in Afghanistan, a fundraiser working for the Taliban has revealed."We need between Rs 80,000 ... Read more...

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Buy luxury items at auction, raise funds for girl child


November 16th, 2010 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) A limited edition Bvlgari watch, photographs by veteran designer J.J. Valaya and an exquisite diamond pendant designed by S.H. Raza are some of the items to ... Read more...

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Underground Rapper Micheal “Eyedea” Larsen Passes Away At 28


October 18th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The famous freestyle battle champion Micheal Larsen a.k.a. Eyedea breathed his last at his home in Saint Paul, Minnesota on October 17. Eyedea's mother Kathy Averill ... Read more...

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Jon Stewart Slams Rick Sanchez Who Was Fired From CNN for Bigotry


October 4th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rick Sanchez was fired from ‘CNN’ on October 1 after he made remarks which were considered to be bigotry against the Jews. Soon after, Keith Olberman cropped ... Read more...

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Alicia Keys’ charity event raises $2.4 mn


October 3rd, 2010 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Singer Alicia keys has managed to raise funds upto $2.4 million for her charity Keep A Child Alive, with the help of her celebrity friends Jay-Z, Beyonce ... Read more...

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Rush for your free Ice Cream at the Cold Stone Creamery stores


September 29th, 2010 - 10:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cold Stone Creamery is all set to hold the ‘World’s Largest Ice Cream Social’ on Thursday. The event would be held in the evening between 5 pm to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Brown University Under Court Scanner


September 25th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Rhode Island, Sep 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Brown University along with a woman who claimed to be raped by a former student have been asked by a court to produce ... Read more...

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Indian, Chinese talents making it tough for US: Obama


September 17th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) US President Barack Obama says that with India and China catching up fast with "some very talented people" and a hunger for growth, America faces ... Read more...

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TwitChange Offers A Chance To Pay And Get Celebs To Tweet For You


September 17th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A fundraiser based on Twitter and called TwitChange started on Wednesday and will continue through 25th September. It will help the members of ... Read more...

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