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Head-to-head: Djokovic vs. Murray


September 10th, 2012 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 10 (IANS) The US Open men's singles final between Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Andy Murray of Britain's makes for an exciting clash at the Flushing ... Read more...

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Python in car stuns British holidaying couple


September 7th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) A British couple on a South African safari were in for a surprise when they discovered a snake hiding in their car bonnet.Marlene Swart, 38, and ... Read more...

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Apex court slams Karnataka government on iron ore mining


September 7th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) In blistering criticism of the Karnataka government for looking the other way when iron ore in the state was being illegally mined, transported and exported, ... Read more...

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Fukushima ’caused mutant butterflies’ in Japan


August 15th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Aug 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was recently reported that Fukushima Nuclear plant is affecting the breeding of butterflies. This was a report that was brought about by the scientist located in ... Read more...

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UP to explore unconventional sources to meet power shortage


August 14th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday asked officials to explore non-conventional sources of energy to bridge the demand-supply gap in power.Saying that non-availability of power ... Read more...

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Paris sunbathers face jail for topless act


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Police in the French capital have warned people they could be jailed for sunbathing topless and if suspected of soliciting sex in parks and on riverbanks, ... Read more...

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Murray reaches second round at Olympics


July 29th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's No.1 Andy Murray secured a straight-sets win over Stanislav Wawrinka of Switzerland in the first round of Olympics tennis tournament here Sunday.Murray won ... Read more...

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Roddick up for Olympic glory on his favourite surface


July 26th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Andy Roddick of the United States is eagerly awaiting the London 2012 Olympic Games tennis tournament which will be played at Wimbledon on grass, one ... Read more...

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Vaishno Devi pilgrimage suspended due to forest fire


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 23 (IANS): Pilgrimage to the Hindu shrine of Mata Vaishno Devi near Jammu was suspended late Friday due to a forest fire which spread over and reached near ... Read more...

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Oudin beats Jankovic in AEGON Classic final


June 18th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.208 in tennis Melanie Oudin has completed a surprise win at the AEGON Classic in Birmingham after beating former world No.1 Jelena Jankovic in ... Read more...

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Boyle agitates animal right activists


June 14th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) Filmmaker Danny Boyle has come under fire for planning to include live animals in the opening ceremony of the London Olympics, with campaigners branding his ... Read more...

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Warsaw pitch average: Russia’s Nababkin


June 12th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The pitch at Warsaw's National Stadium gives way underfoot and is not of the same quality as in Wroclaw, Russian right-back Kirill Nababkin said ... Read more...

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A proposal, a shock and a ballooning story


June 8th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) He proposed to her during a ride in a hot air balloon, and she accepted. But the couple soon nearly lost their lives when the balloon ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hot air balloon lands in Bath city centre


June 6th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bath, June 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A hot air balloon dramatically crash-landed near a Bath city centre road after completing a flight as part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.The pilot claimed ... Read more...

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2 killed, 2 injured in Ghaziabad blast


May 25th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 25 (IANS) Two people were killed and two critically injured in a blast in a scrapped oil tanker in Ghaziabad Friday, police said.The incident occurred at about 11.00 ... Read more...

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Man asks thieves to return 93-year-old tortoise


May 12th, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) A heartbroken owner of a rare tortoise in Britain has made an emotional appeal to the thieves to return his 93-year-old pet as he fears ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kids on Easter Egg hunt find grenade!


April 8th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) A group of British children, while on an Easter Egg hunt, found a hand grenade instead.Around 25 children - aged between two and five - were ... Read more...

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Top Chinese football referee Lu Jun jailed


February 16th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A top Chinese referee has been jailed for more than five years to taking bribes. Lu Jun is seen as the face of Chinese refereeing after officiating ... Read more...

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We don’t doctor pitches: Clarke


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 23 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke Monday rubbished allegations by Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir that the hosts doctored cricket pitches to ensure the tourists' downfall."The pitches have ... Read more...

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Katherine Heigl says she is a loyal wife


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angels, Jan 22 (IANS) Actress Katherine Heigl says she has never thought of cheating on husband Josh Kelley.The "One for the Money" actress says she will never get intimate ... Read more...

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WACA curator predicts bouncy Perth track


January 9th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 8 (IANS) Western Australia Cricket Association (WACA) curator Cameron Sutherland has warned India to be prepared for a bouncy track for the third Test against Australia beginning at ... Read more...

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British cops sacked for inappropriate comments on Facebook


December 30th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) At least two police officers in Britain were sacked while disciplinary action has been taken against 150 others for posting inappropriate photos or comments that ... Read more...

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Learner driver jailed for killing 9 year old


December 22nd, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 34-year-old learner driver who killed a 9-year-old girl on her first driving lesson has been jailed two years. Beatrice Mawamba allegedly panicked while driving and lost ... Read more...

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Mayawati has placed money-eater elephant in Lucknow: Rahul


November 26th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) Targeting the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) government for "misusing central government funds", Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Saturday said "by the magic of Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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I have to work hard to get wickets: Varun


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) After going through the grind on the first day of his Test debut against West Indies here Tuesday, India's fast bowler Varun Aaron said he needs ... Read more...

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Woman killed by tiger in Uttar Pradesh


November 5th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh), Nov 5 (IANS) A tiger killed a woman in Katarniaghat forest reserve in this Uttar Pradesh district Saturday, an official said.Nanki, 42, a native of Khairipurwa village, ... Read more...

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Over 50 Gaddafi supporters executed: HRW


October 25th, 2011 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 25 (IANS/AKI) At least 53 supporters of killed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi are believed to have been executed by anti-Gaddafi fighters, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said.The ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bopanna-Qureshi win Stockholm Open


October 23rd, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Oct 23 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and Pakistan's Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi won the Stockholm Open men's doubles title with a comprehensive 6-1, 6-3 victory over Brazilians Marcelo Melo ... Read more...

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My wardrobe choices are practical: Michelle Obama


October 20th, 2011 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) US first lady Michelle Obama believes her fashion choices are "very practical"."I have to wear what I love. I have to feel good in it. My ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

England can bounce back to win series 3-2: Finn


October 19th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, Oct 19 (IANS) England pacer Steve Finn said Wednesday the visitors still have the confidence to bounce back from 0-2 and win the five-match ODI series.On the eve of ... Read more...

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Cobras to dish out exciting cricket


September 22nd, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) The Cape Cobras will present exciting cricket in the Champions League T20 if one were to go by Andrew Puttick's statements here Thursday.The Cobras, having won ... Read more...

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Girl under bear attack calls mum before dying


August 17th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) A mother in Russia had a shock of her life when her teenaged daughter frantically called her up for help while being attacked by a group ... Read more...

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Can Stone-Age diet prevent ageing?


August 4th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) While people generally turn quite anxious about their body's condition as they age, a US academician has claimed that once individuals reach their 90s their body ... Read more...

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Baby found in rubble after home explodes


July 15th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 15 (IANS) A baby was found in the rubble of a house that was destroyed by a suspected gas explosion in which four people died and seven ... Read more...

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Cook answers his critics, says he was always good for ODIs


July 7th, 2011 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 7 (IANS) England's One-day International captain Alastair Cook, who answered his critics by smashing 95 runs off 75 balls in the team's ODI win over Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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