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Giving others better than receiving, says study


August 13th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) "We make a living by what we get. We make a life by what we give," former British prime minister Winston Churchill is known to have ... Read more...

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Barack Obama writes absence-note for a fifth-grader


June 5th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Minnesota, June 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fifth grader Tyler Sullivan did not attend school this week. Instead, Tyler skipped class, as he was at Honeywell in Minnesota’s Golden Valley, together with his Veteran ... Read more...

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Amitav Ghosh’s ‘The Shadow Lines’ to be filmed


November 3rd, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) It all began in 2005 when Anupam Barve bought novelist Amitav Ghosh's "The Shadow Lines" from a bookshop in Jawaharlal Nehru University. The filmmaker from ... Read more...

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Wall Street protests taking on a political hue


October 23rd, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) With the 2012 election scene warming up, the snowballing wall street protests against corporate greed are slowly but surely taking on a political hue as ... Read more...

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Obama celebrates 50th birthday with friends, family


August 5th, 2011 - 2:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 5 (IANS) US President Barack Obama is celebrating his 50th birthday with friends and family, the White House said.White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said during a ... Read more...

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India, China giving US stiff competition on jobs: Obama


July 1st, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) Citing stiff competition from nation's like China, India and Brazil, President Barack Obama has said he is not prepared to bring US deficit down by ... Read more...

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Osama met Al Qaeda, Taliban leaders at Abbottabad house


May 15th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) Osama bin Laden was not dependant only on messengers to keep in touch with his terror network. Infact, he had met Al Qaeda and Taliban ... Read more...

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Samantha Cameron bakes ‘charity cakes’ for royal wedding street party


April 27th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 27 (ANI): Prime Minister David Cameron's wife Samantha is preparing scores of cupcakes along with four charity fundraiser children for the Downing Street royal wedding street party.The mother of ... Read more...

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Obama blames soaring gas prices for approval ratings dip


April 23rd, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Culver City (California, US), Apr. 23 (ANI): U.S.President Barack Obama has blamed the soaring prices of gasoline for the dip in his approval ratings.Speaking at a fundraiser dinner in Culver City, ... Read more...

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Barack Obama is star-struck by ‘Spider-Man’!


April 23rd, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): US President Barack Obama professed his love for 'Spider-Man' at a recent fund raising event.At the three fundraisers at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City and Tavern ... Read more...

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Obama’s private ‘candid comments’ accidentally leaked into White House press room


April 16th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): An audio feed of US President Barack Obama's question and answer session at one of his three re-election fundraisers in Chicago was accidentally leaked into the White ... Read more...

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Is Jon Huntsman planning for a Presidential run?


February 1st, 2011 - 2:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Various reports indicate that America’s Ambassador to China, Jon Huntsman may be resigning his position soon to start his 2012 presidential bid.The Washington Post reported last ... Read more...

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Cecilia Chang Accused Of Forcing Scholarship Students To Work For Her


October 2nd, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cecilia Chang, the former dean of the Institute of Asian Studies of St. John's University and vice president for international relations has landed herself among another ... Read more...

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Will and Jada Pay It Forward On Their Birthdays


September 20th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Hollywood's hottest celebrity couple, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, has joined hands with charity: Water, so as to make a stance against global water crisis.This ... Read more...

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Barack Obama Bestows His Backing For Senator Patty Murray In A Crucial Electoral Year For The Democrats


August 17th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 17, 2010 (Just Flashed): Patty Murray happens to be the American Senator of the Democratic Party from the state of Washington. Also, the experienced Patty Murray happens to ... Read more...

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Some Democrats Express Caginess As The Dipping Barack Obama Speeds Up Fundraising In An Electorally Important Year


July 28th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, July 28, 2010 (Just Flashed): American President, Barack Obama, is headlining four fundraisers in support of his Democratic Party in three days. He is also scheduled to host an additional four ... Read more...

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Sanjay, Bipasha And Dholakia To Start NGO For Kashmiri Kids


July 24th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): While shooting for the recently released movie Lamhaa, director Rahul Dholakia and the film's leading actors Sanjay Dutt and Bipasha Basu could realize the plight ... Read more...

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Bush won’t campaign fro Republicans


July 21st, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 21 (ANI): Former US President George W. Bush has said that he will not campaign on behalf of Republican candidates before the mid-term elections this fall."He's not interested," National ... Read more...

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White House gatecrashers to star in ‘Real Housewives of D.C.’?


June 15th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 15 (ANI): The controversial couple who gate crashed President Barack Obama's first state dinner at the White House will star in a new reality series - 'The Real ... Read more...

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Alvin Greene Urged To Quit SC Senate Race Due To Felony Charges!


June 10th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Within hours of Alvin Greene's victorious nomination to run for the US Senate seat, which was given to him by the Democrats of South Carolina, the party chairman ... Read more...

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Is Joel Rogers The Man Behind The US President?


April 30th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Joel Rogers, the American academic and political activist may be the man behind the Progressive Movement of American President Barack Obama, if a report in Fox ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin’s political action committee raised 1.4 millions dollars in six months


January 31st, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan. 31 (ANI): Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's Political Action Committee (SarahPAC) raised 1.4 million dollars in the last six months of 2009.In 2009, SarahPAC raised about 2.1 million dollars ... Read more...

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Top 10 places to meet new friends


January 7th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): A new study has shown that having a baby increases the new mum's friend-count by eight, with school playground being the most popular place to meet new ... Read more...

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Elton John tells youngsters to be vigilant about AIDS


November 19th, 2009 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 18 (IANS) Legendary British musician Sir Elton John has urged youngsters to practice safe sex and be vigilant about the dangers of AIDS. The singer, whose annual fundraisers help people already ... Read more...

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Trista Joy Lathern faked breast cancer to get breast implants


November 14th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Austin, Nov 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Texas inhabitant Trista Joy Lathern has been arrested for a faking breast cancer and for using the funds generated for her cancer treatment to get breast implants ... Read more...

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Behind the scene: Dalai Lama’s Taiwan visit


August 28th, 2009 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Taipei, Aug. 28 (ANI): Taiwan's decision to overlook an angry Beijing and invite the Dalai Lama to visit the victims of typhoon Morakot was aimed at pacifying the wrath of southern Taiwanese, ... Read more...

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Jim Carrey to become a grandfather


July 10th, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Jim Carrey is set to become a grandfather, as his daughter is pregnant.The Mask star's representative confirmed to Access Hollywood that his 21-year-old daughter is expecting ... Read more...

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Supermodel Kate Moss unveils singer in her


June 20th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) Supermodel Kate Moss who has been taking singing lessons, teamed up with David Gilmour of the rock band Pink Floyd at a London charity event. "Kate's performance ... Read more...

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Barack Obama to enjoy date night on Broadway with Michelle in NYC


May 30th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 30 (ANI): US President Barack Obama, who makes his first trip to the Big Apple as the commander in chief today, will enjoy a date night on Broadway ... Read more...

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Bob Kennedy’s son to run for Obama’s Illinois Senate seat


May 21st, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Chicago (US), May 21 (ANI): Chris Kennedy, the son of the late Robert F. Kennedy, will run for the Illinois Senate seat that was once occupied by President Barack Obama.Kennedy's pollster ... Read more...

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Laurel and Hardy immortalised into bronze statues


April 20th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20 (ANI): Legendary comedy duo Laurel and Hardy have been immortalised into bronze statues in Cumbrian town where Stan Laurel was born.The fundraisers spent 10 years raising 60,000 pounds ... Read more...

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Former Illinois governor pleads not guilty


April 15th, 2009 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (DPA) Former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, who was booted from office by the state legislature earlier this year over a series of corruption allegations, pleaded not guilty to ... Read more...

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Roger Daltrey urges younger rockers to run his charity concerts


March 30th, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 30 (ANI): The Who frontman Roger Daltrey has been calling upon Oasis star Noel Gallagher and Stereophonics singer Kelly Jones to take over his role as a charity gig organiser.Daltrey ... Read more...

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Princes William, Harrys heartfelt message for Oz bushfire, flood victims


March 14th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 14 (ANI): Prince William and Prince Harry have tried to reach out to Australian victims of the devastating Victoria bushfire and floods with a message broadcast at Melbourne and ... Read more...

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Hefners twin girlfriends hair deemed ”too over-processed” for charitable donation


March 10th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): Hugh Hefners twin girlfriends, Karissa and Kristina Shannon, were refused the chance to donate their hair for charity, because their bleached blonde locks were ''too over-processed''.The poor ... Read more...

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