glimmer of hope

Stolen car found 42 years later eBay


July 13th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Philadelphia, July 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bob Russell’s car was stolen in 1970 and since then he had a faint glimmer of hope that one day he would get his car back, despite ... Read more...

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Why the Queen refused to give Mike Jagger a knighthood?


July 11th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mike Jagger was awarded the knighthood in 2003 by the Prince of Wales, as the Queen refused to honor him.The queen refused to do the honors as ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul joins 10,000-run club but Windies face defeat


April 27th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), April 27 (IANS/CMC) Veteran left-hander Shivnarine Chanderpaul surpassed 10,000 runs in Test cricket but was one of two key wickets to fall in the last half-hour, leaving the ... Read more...

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Government recognition a silver lining for Bengal’s madrassas?


April 23rd, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) The announcement of recognition to a large number of madrassas by the West Bengal government has brought a glimmer of hope to thousands of Muslim ... Read more...

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Pakistani dailies upbeat on Kayani’s India statement


April 20th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani's statements on cutting expenditures on defence and using them instead to uplift the people has been lauded by Pakistani dailies, with one ... Read more...

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Real, Barca both claim victories at Primera Liga


March 25th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 25 (IANS) Real Madrid and FC Barcelona both won their matches in the Spanish Primera Liga to maintain the status quo at the top of the league table.Real ... Read more...

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Clarke, Ponting dash India’s hopes after Zaheer strikes (Roundup)


January 3rd, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) Triple strikes by Zaheer Khan raised a glimmer of hope for India only to be dashed by an unfinished fourth-wicket 79-run stand between Australian skipper ... Read more...

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Tusker tales: What ails captive elephants in Kerala


December 29th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 29 (IANS) Elephants in India may be considered an embodiment of Lord Ganesh, but the status of captive jumbos in Kerala is anything but divine. Experts say the ... Read more...

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Qualification process for 2015 cricket World Cup


June 27th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, June 27 (IANS) The International Cricket Council's (ICC) chief executives' committee Monday gave a fresh lease of life for the associate nations by recommending a qualification process for ... Read more...

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Drug discovery combats ovarian cancer


June 5th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jun 5 (IANS) A drug discovery can increase an ovarian cancer patients' life expectancy by up to eight months -- the biggest breakthrough in 20 years of its treatment. ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Kerala to get first tribal minister, Karunakaran’s son misses out


May 21st, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 21 (IANS) Congress legislator P.K.Jayalekshmi will be Kerala's first-ever minister from the tribal community while the late Congress leader K.Karunakaran's son, K. Muraleedharan, has been left out ... Read more...

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Ancelotti refuses to speak about his Blues future


April 21st, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 21 (ANI): Coach Carlo Ancelotti has refused to comment about his future at Chelsea FC despite the club making a sensational comeback in the Barclays Premier League title race.Chelsea ... Read more...

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Michael Hussey may replace injured Bollinger in Oz World Cup team


February 26th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 26(ANI): Australian batsman Michael Hussey could be recalled into the World Cup team following fast bowler Doug Bollinger's exit due to an ankle injury that may require surgery.Bollinger will return ... Read more...

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Fabregas hints at staying at Arsenal


February 18th, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 18 (ANI): Arsenal skipper Cesc Fabregas last night gave the club fans a glimmer of hope that he might stay.Arsenal will have to fight off Spaniards Barcelona and Real ... Read more...

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China finally on same page as US in handling unruly N. Korea


December 24th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 24 (ANI): The Obama administration has confirmed that the Chinese Government has embraced an American plan to press North Korea to reconcile with South Korea after its deadly attacks on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Free beer’ ad to boost Budweiser image amongst youngsters


September 27th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 27 (ANI): Budweiser has kicked off a major ad strategy in order to boost sales and a hipper Bud image to younger beer drinkers over the next several weeks.It ... Read more...

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Cheap vitamin pill halts memory loss in Alzheimer’s


September 9th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS) A low-cost vitamin pill could halt memory loss in Alzhemier's disease, finds a recent study. The tablet worth only 10 pence, comprising three vitamin B supplements, slashed shrinkage of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Hope For People With Albinism In Africa


August 28th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) ABC focused on the plight of the people in Tanzania who suffer from albinism in the latest episode of '20/20'. In the episode, Mariamu Staford, a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment, Health |

Now, a dating site that caters to the ‘ugly’!


August 21st, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 21 (ANI): After a dating website created purely for beautiful people, the world's first dating site for the ugly has been launched in the UK.The site TheUglyBugBall.co.uk specifically excludes "anyone ... Read more...

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‘Tere Bin Laden’ a satire on Osama (IANS Preview)


July 14th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) He might be the world's most wanted terrorist, but Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden is going to get a Bollywood avatar this Friday in the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Netherlands, Uruguay both fancy chances for World Cup semi-final win


July 5th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town, July 5(ANI): Netherlands may be heading into Tuesday's World Cup semi-final against Uruguay as the hot favourites to win, but with the 'giant-killing' nature of the game, anything can happen. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Man U will have only itself to blame for Premier League title loss: Van Der Sar


May 4th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): Goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar has said that Manchester United will only have themselves to blame if they come up short in this season's title race.United trail ... Read more...

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Liverpool’s Champions League dream is now in ruins: Benitez


April 12th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 12 (ANI): Boss Rafa Benitez reckons that Liverpool's Champions League dream is now in ruins after Sunday's draw against Fulham."It will be very difficult to finish fourth now. ... Read more...

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Malinga, Dhawan star in Mumbai Indians’ four wicket win (Lead)


March 31st, 2010 - 3:19 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 31 (IANS) Mumbai Indians kept on their winning streak beating Kings XI Punjab by four-wickets for their fourth consecutive win in the Indian Premier League (IPL) here Tuesday. Riding on ... Read more...

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IPL controversy likely to shatter Afridi’s Champions League’s dreams


January 26th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan.26 (ANI): The controversy over the Indian Premier League's (IPL) snub to Pakistani cricketers has put in doubt hard hitting all-rounder Shahid Afridi's participation in the multimillion dollar T20 Champions League.Chances ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

World leaders address fraught climate summit (Third Lead)


December 17th, 2009 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Dec 16 (DPA) Persistently deep divisions threatened to scupper a climate change deal in Copenhagen Wednesday, but Africa offered a glimmer of hope by asking for less money from rich nations. "I ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pakistan push New Zealand to doors of defeat, sets 405 to win in final test


December 5th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 5(ANI): The Pakistan team is eyeing a series-levelling victory against New Zealand after setting a target of 405 runs and again having the New Zealand team on the back ... Read more...

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Australia beat India by six wickets, win series (Second Lead)


November 8th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Nov 8 (IANS) Indian batsmen failed to read a tricky track and gifted Australia a six-wicket victory in the sixth One-day International and with it a 4-2 series win here ... Read more...

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Forgotten Baalu eyes an opportunity (Capital Buzz)


October 25th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS)The heat on Telecom Minister A. Raja for alleged irregularities in his department could ring in an opportunity for his DMK party colleague and parliament member T. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sania goes down to Dubois in Vancouver final


August 10th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Aug 10 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza failed in her attempt to win back-to-back International Tennis Federation (ITF) titles as local girl Stephanie Dubois outlasted her in three sets to become ... Read more...

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It’s splitsville for Robert Pattison, Kristen Stewart?


August 6th, 2009 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 6 (ANI): Twilight star Robert Pattinson has been dumped by girlfriend and co-star Kristen Stewart after she came to know of his fling with actress Emilie de Ravin, it has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Clinton’s ‘rock star status’ helped release US journalists in North Korea


August 5th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Pyongyang (North Korea), Aug. 5 (ANI): Former U.S. president Bill Clinton's ` rock star status' has helped to secure the release of two American journalists from the clutches of the North ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dwarfs urge for quota benefits


July 7th, 2009 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 7 (IANS) Can dwarfs be classified as physically handicapped to allow them the benefits of reservation? While the dwarf community in Kerala is demanding job quota benefits, the state government ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Schumacher joins the critics while Mosley remains calm


June 20th, 2009 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, June 20 (DPA) Michael Schumacher Saturday joined the critics while Max Mosley, the man at the centre of the biggest storm in Formula One history, remained calm. Mosley, the president of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Hum Phirr Mileinge: Is a pleasant surprise


June 19th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Rating: 3.5 out of 5*Starring: Sarvar Ahuja, Kkhushi, Vikram Gokhale, Kiran Kumar, Smita Jaykar and Riya Sen in Sp. AppDirector: Manish GoelSarvar is a fun loving youth and spends most of ... Read more...

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