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Vijay, Yogeshwar awarded Khel Ratna; Yuvraj gets Arjuna (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday awarded Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award to Olympic medallists Vijay Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt besides presenting a record 25 Arjuna ... Read more...

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India, Virginia state agree to boost trade ties


April 5th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) Indian Ambassador Nirupama Rao and Virginia Governor Robert McDonnell have agreed to take concrete measures to forge greater trade and investment ties between India and the ... Read more...

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Nepal celebrates Mahashivaratri festival


February 20th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Feb 20 (IANS) Hindu devotees across Nepal celebrated Mahashivaratri festival with fervour by worshipping Lord Shiva at various temples, rivers and ponds Monday.The Pashupatinath temple, situated in the heart ... Read more...

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China commemorates centenary of imperial rule’s end


October 9th, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 9 (IANS) China held a grand ceremony at the Great Hall of the People here Sunday to commemorate the centennial of the 1911 Revolution that terminated 2,000 years ... Read more...

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10-year-old Azmat wins ‘L’il Champs’


October 2nd, 2011 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
Surat, Oct 2 (IANS ) He is 10, can neither read nor write - but Azmat Hussain from Jaipur went on to win Zee TV's "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa ... Read more...

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Global women’s summit held in Istanbul


May 8th, 2011 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, May 8 (IANS) A global summit for women was held in Istanbul for providing a platform to women to share "what works" in accelerating their economic advancement in society.The ... Read more...

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Taiwan does wildlife diplomacy with China


April 17th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 17 (IANS) Taiwan has gifted a pair of spotted deer and two serow goat-antelopes to China as both sides cuddle up to their wildlife diplomacy.The pair of critically ... Read more...

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Young Bengaluru bride dumped for dowry, returns home


March 17th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Mar.17 (ANI): A 21-year-old Bengaluru bride, who came to the UAE in July last year, has been forced to return to her home, being dumped by her husband and his family ... Read more...

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China restricts foreigners from visiting Tibet


March 8th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 8 (IANS) Ahead of the March 10 anniversary of a Tibetan uprising against Chinese rule, China has temporarily restricted foreign tourists from visiting the region, citing "safety concerns".The ... Read more...

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Varun Gandhi ties knot in Varanasi


March 6th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Varanasi, Mar.6 (ANI): Amid a buzz of excitement, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi got married to graphic designer Yamini Roy at the Kashi Kaamkoteshwar temple in Varanasi today.The wedding ... Read more...

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Year of India in Canada begins


March 5th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 5 (IANS) The Year of India in Canada opened Friday night in Quebec city, with sarod maestro Amjad Ali Khan and his sons Amaan and Ayaan launching ... Read more...

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Kathakali performance attempts to enter record books


February 12th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 12 (IANS) In a first of its kind attempt, a total of 150 Kathakali artistes came together for a performance lasting 45 minutes here Saturday.The entire performance was videographed by ... Read more...

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Miss America 2011 Contestants Dazzles Las Vegas Casino-Resort


January 16th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Las Vegas, Jan 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Even though Miss Nebraska Teresa Scanlan made it to the top position, with Miss Arkansas Alyse Eady as the first runner-up and Miss Hawaii ... Read more...

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Naomi Campbell All Set To Tie The Knot With Beau Vladislav Doronin


November 13th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Land of the River Nile –Egypt will play host to supermodel Naomi Campbell’s wedding. Campbell who ruled the ramp for top notch designers all around ... Read more...

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OCA director general praises Guangzhou’s contribution to Asiad


November 12th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 11 (IANS) Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) director general Husain Al-Musallam said that Guangzhou has made a "great contribution" to the history and the legacy of the Asian Games.Speaking at ... Read more...

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Blake Shelton Wins CMA’s For Male Vocalist, Musical Event Of The Year


November 11th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nashville, Nov 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 44th Annual Country Music Awards was surely a big night for the country music power couple Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert. The couple turned ... Read more...

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Alexandria Mills, Miss World 2010 Likes Gorging On Italian Food!


November 2nd, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):  In a grand ceremony concluded in China on Saturday evening, Alexandria Mills of the United States of America has been crowned the new Miss World 2010. The ... Read more...

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4,000 Baloch men inducted into Pakistani Army


October 29th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 29 (IANS) Four thousand cadet officers from the southwestern Balochistan province were inducted into the Pakistan Army Friday, Xinhua reported.A grand ceremony was organised for the passing out parade of ... Read more...

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12th Mumbai Film Festival ends


October 29th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
By Shaikh SharikMumbai, Oct.29 (ANI): The 12th Mumbai Film Festival, organized by the Mumbai Academy of Moving Images, ended with a gala closing ceremony.The eight-day-long film festival showcased over 600 films from ... Read more...

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Russell Gifts ‘Machli’ To Katy Perry As Her Wedding Gift


October 26th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It was reported initially that Katy Perry has gifted her newly married hubby a vintage car Ford Capri as a wedding present. Now, it is the ... Read more...

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CWG closing ceremony begins amidst tight security at J.N.Stadium


October 14th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.14 (ANI): The closing ceremony of the XIX Commonwealth Games has commenced here at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.The organisers of the event are all set to put up their ... Read more...

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Abhinav Bindra to carry tricolour during Commonwealth Games opening ceremony


October 1st, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 1 (ANI): Olympic gold medalist Abhinav Bindra will carry the Indian national flag during the opening ceremony of the XIXth Commonwealth Games on Sunday."The 28-year-old ace shooter will ... Read more...

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Indian teacher Ramalakshmi claims to be missing entrepreneur Muthuraja’s wife


September 19th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sept 19 (ANI): The case of missing Malay Indian multi-millionaire A. Muthuraja has taken an interesting turn with a 36-year-old Indian school teacher claiming that she is his lawfully-wedded wife."Muthuraja ... Read more...

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OPEC cartel faced with future risks in its 50th year


September 10th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
By Albert Otti Vienna, Sep 10 (DPA) The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries is set to mark its 50th anniversary Tuesday not with a grand ceremony, but with a simple press conference ... Read more...

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Myanmar welcomes rare white elephant in a grand ceremony


August 11th, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Yangon, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Myanmar welcomed a rare white elephant in a grand ceremony. The white elephant is revered in the country, as it is believed to be a icon of ... Read more...

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Clinton cried while Hillary floated on cloud at Chelsea’s emotional wedding


August 2nd, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0New York, Aug 2 (ANI): Former US President Bill Clinton was left teary whereas Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was 'floating on a cloud' when their only daughter ... Read more...

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Kolkata welcomes CWG Queen’s Baton Relay


August 1st, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) With monsoon rains bringing the temperature down, hundreds of sports enthusiasts hit the streets here Sunday cheering the Commonwealth Games Queen's Baton Relay that saw the participation of ... Read more...

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Here’s what happened at Chelsea Clinton’s wedding


August 1st, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0New York, Aug 1 (ANI): Chelsea Clinton, daughter of ex US President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, tied the knot with her long-term beau Marc ... Read more...

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Swedish princess Victoria marries beau in Stockholm cathedral


June 20th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Stockholm (Sweden), June 20 (ANI): Princess Victoria Ingrid Alice Désirée of Sweden married Olof Daniel Westling at Stockholm's Storkyrkan (Big Cathedral) at just after 15:30 on June 19.Princess Victoria is in line ... Read more...

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‘Thoda Hai BasThode’ .. Gets Thodisi TRPs


June 18th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):"Thoda Hai Bas Thode Ki Zaroorat Hai' proved to be true to it's the name, after the opening week, as it had to be content with thodisi ... Read more...

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New solar cell technology best suited for India: Inventor


June 10th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Rahul Dass Helsinki, June 10 (IANS) India will stand to significantly gain from a new technology on solar power as it is cheap, green and efficient, says Michael Gratzel, winner of this ... Read more...

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Tom Hanks Son’s Wedding: A Hush-Hush Affair


May 9th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri West Hollywood, May 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS ) The wedding of Colin Hanks remained a secret affair with Papa Tom Hanks's interference. Reportedly, last week the news was flashed across all ... Read more...

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Padma awards given to Ramakrishnan, Rahman, Aamir


April 1st, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Mar 31 (IANS) Nobel laureate Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Oscar winner A.R. Rahman and Bollywood actor Aamir Khan were among those conferred with the prestigious Padma awards here Wednesday by ... Read more...

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India-aided textile factory opens in Chad


January 5th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
N'djamena (Chad), Jan 5 (IANS) India's ties with Chad, an oil-exporting country in central Africa, acquired a new dimension with the inauguration of a New Delhi-aided textile mill by President Idriss ... Read more...

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Father’s Absence On Heisman Trophy Night Made Mark Ingram Emotional


December 14th, 2009 - 7:54 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec. 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The night of Heisman Trophy award has always been one of the most pompous events of college football. Young footballers from all college teams along with ... Read more...

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