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ESPN ‘30 For 30′ Showcases The Career of Marcus Dupree In ‘The Best That Never Was’


November 10th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Tuesday night's documentary on ESPN '30 For 30' showcased the rise and fall of one of the most controversial footballs stars, Marcus Dupree. The show ... Read more...

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India, US can spread democracy abroad: Obama


November 8th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) United States President Barack Obama Monday that India and US can partner in fostering democratic governance across the world."This leads me to the final area where ... Read more...

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Why Anna Wintour is ‘the ultimate gatekeeper’ of celebs


November 8th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 8 (ANI): Vogue editor Anna Wintour is 'the ultimate gatekeeper' of celebrity, says Elizabeth Currid-Halkett of USC in her new book 'Starstruck'.The author said an analysis of Wintour's ... Read more...

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Soul searching KP is bad news for Australia ahead of Ashes


November 6th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov.6 (ANI): England's star batsman Kevin Pietersen has arrived in Australia with his game in working order and purpose renewed, according to noted columnist Peter Roebuck."He comes back not as ... Read more...

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Alicia Keys gushes about her son Egypt on her blog


October 28th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): Alicia Keys has gushed about her son Egypt, whom she welcomed Oct. 14 with husband Swizz Beatz, on her blog."I'm most enamored with anatomy at this point, the ... Read more...

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I’m like a hard working farmer: Mammootty (Interview)


October 19th, 2010 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 (IANS) Malayalam superstar Mammootty compares himself to a "hard working farmer" who just cares about his work and hopes for the best."I am like a farmer. A ... Read more...

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Indian boxers to fight for gold on Day 10 of CWG


October 13th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 13 (ANI): With 29 gold medals at stake on the tenth day of the XIXth Commonwealth Games, Indian boxers Suranjoy Singh, Manoj Kumar and Paramjeet Samota will fight for ... Read more...

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Hitler was a great man, says Holocaust denier David Irving


September 28th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 28 (ANI): On his shocking tour of former Nazi death camps in Poland, controversial British historian David Irving praised Adolf Hitler as 'a great man' and his Gestapo as 'fabulous ... Read more...

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What’s in a name? A dino by any other name would seem just as fierce


September 25th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 25 (ANI): Some palaeontologists may have discovered the most new dinosaur species, but when it comes to naming them, they are least likely to get it right, says a new ... Read more...

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David Miliband named second sexiest Brit MP


September 21st, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 21 (ANI): British Labour Party politician David Miliband has been named as the second sexiest MP.Miliband, 45, scored 95 out of 100 for fanciability, after fresh-faced Tory millionaire Zac ... Read more...

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Michael Douglas blames ‘Saggy Ass’ for not doing Basic Instinct 2


August 27th, 2010 - 4:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Actor Michael Douglas says his "saggy ass" stopped him from making another Basic Instinct movie.The 65-year-old "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps ' star — who's married ... Read more...

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Young Hampshire batting star axing KP is a big decision


August 14th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 14 (ANI):Hampshire Royals youngster James Vince has met Kevin Pietersen only once, and believes the club has taken a big decision in deciding to omit him from the side.Vince is ... Read more...

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France Approves Burqa Ban


July 14th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Yesterday, the lower house of French Parliament voted in favor of banning the burqa, the full veil of women which covers face and body. The vote ... Read more...

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Celine Dion is pregnant with twin boys


July 10th, 2010 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 10 (IANS) Pop diva Celine Dion says she is pregnant with twin boys. Confirming the sex of her babies on her website Friday, the Canadian star said: "Celine and Rene ... Read more...

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Celine Dion says she is pregnant with twin boys


July 10th, 2010 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 10 (IANS) Pop diva Celine Dion is pregnant with twin boys Confirming the sex of her babies on her website Friday, the Canadian star said, "Celine and Rene (Angelil) expecting ... Read more...

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Football team tackles German perceptions of integration


July 7th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Helen Maguire Berlin, July 7 (DPA) At this year's World Cup, Germany has been enraptured by a national football team in which almost half the players are from an immigrant background.Eleven of ... Read more...

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French dancer performs strip show on top of Uluru


June 27th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 27 (ANI): A French exotic dancer performed a strip show on top of Australia's most sacred rock.Alizee Sery, 25, walked to the top of Uluru and put on the ... Read more...

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A Film On Les Grossman, Tom Cruise’s Abusive Character From Tropic Thunder


June 10th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): If Les Grossman did not get enough opportunities to hurl abuses in Tropic Thunder he will get it now. Paramount pictures have announced a new comedy ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise to reprise Les Grossman role


June 10th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 10 (ANI): Tom Cruise is set to reprise his role as foul-mouthed Hollywood producer Les Grossman in a spin-off comedy movie.According to US Weekly, the 47-year-old actor played the ... Read more...

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Lions walk past Big B in Gir


June 2nd, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan was lucky enough to catch a glimpse of a pride of lions in Gir sanctuary, where he is shooting for a campaign ... Read more...

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At 42, Celine Dion pregnant with twins


May 31st, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 31 (IANS) Canadian pop diva Celine Dion, the biggest-selling female artist of all time, is pregnant with twins. Her publicist Kim Jakwerth said the singer was 14 weeks pregnant. The pregnancy ... Read more...

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‘Raavan’ gets new song, courtesy Gulzar


May 17th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Ace director Mani Ratnam's "Raavan" has a new song, thanks to eminent lyricist Gulzar, who swears by the filmmaker's humility.Gulzar, just back ... Read more...

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Gulzar Saab Gets A Unique Gift From Mani Ratnam, Raavan gets A New Song In Return


May 17th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Mani Ratnam's Raavan has just been given a new song, thanks to that poet par excellence, Gulzar, who saw the film and suggested the embellishment. The ... Read more...

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Tendulkar ‘most complete master’ to grace cricket in last 60 yrs: Roebuck


February 26th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 26 (ANI): Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, who is again in the headlines for scoring the first ODI double hundred, has been described as one of the most complete batsman ... Read more...

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Bollywood Salutes Tendulkar’s Greatness


February 25th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Yesterday, the Union Minister of Railways, Mamata Banerjee, had announced the Indian railway budget but no one seemed to be interested in talking about it. The ... Read more...

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Mauna Ragam getting ready for release


February 12th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Taneesh and Madhurima are playing the lead in "Mauna Ragam' produced by NV Prasad and Shanam Naga Ashokkumar under the banner of Sri Saideva Productions introducing ... Read more...

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Man who defeated Basu pays rich tributes


January 17th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) The man who handed out Jyoti Basu his only electoral defeat acknowledged Basu's greatness Sunday, saying he was "one of the greatest Communist leaders ever born in ... Read more...

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Lalu, Paswan visit Basu in hospital


January 13th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 13 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president Lalu Prasad and Lok Jan Shakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan Wednesday visited ailing Marxist patriarch Jyoti Basu at a hospital ... Read more...

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Taylor Lautner to act in Vision Quest remake?


December 21st, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Taylor Lautner is all set to flaunt his toned body once again on the silver screen - the New Moon star is talking to film bosses for the ... Read more...

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Uruguay seek to raise their level in South Africa 2010 (Team Profile)


November 25th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Nov 25 (DPA) Uruguay were the last team to make it to the 2010 World Cup, but their players are looking forward to their chance of reviving the South American ... Read more...

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US President Barack Obama tours the Forbidden City


November 17th, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US President is on an official tour in China and he took time out, to play a common tourist. He visited the ‘Forbidden City’ and ... Read more...

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Fomer captains feel they were lucky to lead Sachin


November 14th, 2009 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Former captains Krishnamachari Srikkanth, Sourav Ganguly, Rahul Dravid and Anil Kumble felt they were the lucky few to have lead a team with Sachin Tendulkar in ... Read more...

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Tendulkar’s greatness is beyond comprehension (Comment)


November 14th, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Veturi Srivatsa Just when the Berlin Wall was being broken down 20 years ago, the cricketing world started talking about a boy wonder who would rise to be a cricketing colossus. ... Read more...

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World’s smallest man’s 18th b’day wish - a wife of his own stature


October 13th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): The world's smallest man, who turns 18 tomorrow, has revealed his birthday wish - a wife of his own stature.Khagendra Thapa Magar, from Nepal, who's just 2ft, has ... Read more...

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‘Obama School Speech’ Transcript Due For Release On Monday


September 5th, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar A transcript of Obama's speech where he proposes that children will be self-responsible on matters of their education is reportedly to surface on a website by Monday. Teri Kranefeld, who ... Read more...

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