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Wanting to fight Nazis, Hitler’s nephew wrote to Roosevelt


August 2nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) A nephew of Adolf Hitler wrote a letter to then US president Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1942 in which he begged to be allowed to enlist ... Read more...

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Vindu reveals family secrets, plans to make documentary on dad


July 17th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Dara Singh's son Vindu candidly admits he has a half-brother and that he plans to carry forward his father's legacy. He also plans to make a ... Read more...

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Couple donates son’s organs after five kids die in fire


May 17th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) A British couple who lost their six children in a house fire have decided to donate their teenage son's organs so that it could save others' ... Read more...

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Dutch man seeks child with father’s sperm


March 24th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) A childless man in the Netherlands has turned to his father for his sperm after having failed to conceive with his wife despite three years of ... Read more...

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‘Hitler enjoyed drinking at British pubs’


November 27th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 27 (IANS) Adolf Hitler visited London when he was 23 years old, stayed for five months with his brother and enjoyed drinking at British pubs, a new documentary ... Read more...

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Cyrus Mistry has multi-faceted business expertise


November 24th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Cyrus P. Mistry, the newly-annointed heir of Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata, brings to his job a rich and varied experience of managing businesses ranging from ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Saudi king names new defence minister


November 6th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Nov 5 (IANS) Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud appointed Prince Salman, the governor of Riyadh province, as the kingdom's new defence and aviation minister, following the death ... Read more...

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Obama’s uncle held for drunken driving


August 30th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 30 (IANS) A long lost uncle of President Barack Obama, arrested on suspicion of drunken driving, is being held without bail though he told police he planned ... Read more...

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Dougherty siblings caught in Colorado


August 11th, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Colorado, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police in Colorado have successfully arrested the Dougherty siblings who have been fugitives since the beginning of the month. The three siblings – 29-year-old Lee Grace Dougherty, ... Read more...

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Karzai advisor, lawmaker shot dead in Kabul (Second Lead)


July 18th, 2011 - 8:17 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 18 (IANS) Jan Mohammad Khan, an advisor to Afghan President Hamid Karzai and a former provincial governor, was shot dead along with a visiting lawmaker during a ... Read more...

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Five killed in blast at Wali Karzai memorial service


July 14th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 14 (IANS) Five people were killed and 15 injured Thursday in a suicide bombing attack in Kandahar city when people had gathered to pay homage to the Afghan ... Read more...

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Thousands attend funeral of Karzai’s half-brother


July 13th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 13 (IANS) Thousands of people Wednesday attended the funeral of Afghan President Hamid Karzai's half-brother a day after he was assassinated by one of his bodyguards, a ... Read more...

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Rabbani to brief India on Taliban reconciliation


July 13th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Against the backdrop of intensifying violence in Afghanistan, India will hold talks with Burhanuddin Rabbani, head of the Afghan government's peace council negotiating with ... Read more...

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Karzai’s assassin showed him a file and then shot him dead


July 13th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (IANS) The assassin of the Afghan president's half-brother asked him to take a look at a file, and as Ahmad Wali Karzai scanned it the trusted ... Read more...

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US condemns assassination of Afghan President’s brother


July 13th, 2011 - 2:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 13 (IANS) The White House Tuesday condemned the assassination of Afghan President Hamid Karzai's half brother Ahmad Wali Karzai, saying the US will work with the Afghan ... Read more...

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PM shocked at Ahmed Karzai’s assassination


July 12th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday expressed "deep sorrow and shock" over the "sad news of tragic assassination" of Afghan President Hamid Karzai's half-brother Ahmed ... Read more...

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Afghan president’s half-brother killed by bodyguard (Second Lead)


July 12th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 12 (IANS) Afghan President Hamid Karzai's half-brother was Tuesday assassinated by a bodyguard at his home in Kandahar with the Taliban promptly claiming responsibility for it."My brother ... Read more...

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Pakistan condemns killing of Karzai’s half-brother


July 12th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Tuesday expressed grief and sorrow over the assassination of Ahmed Wali Karzai, the half-brother ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Obama’s half-brother writes book on life in China


June 25th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 25 (IANS) US President Barack Obama's half-brother - who has adopted China as his country - has written a book which he hopes will help China and ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods’ niece, Cheyenne, wins ACC individual golf title


April 19th, 2011 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 19 (ANI): The golf leaderboard saw the name Woods' after a long time on Sunday, when Tiger Woods' niece grabbed her first ACC women's individual title, after finishing ... Read more...

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Oz man faces jail for having sex with 11-yr-old stepdaughter 15-yrs ago


April 18th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 18 (ANI): A man in Australia, who had sex with his stepdaughter 15-years ago while she was 11-years of age, and had a child with her, could now end up ... Read more...

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Bolts’ brother Sadiki keen to make it big in cricket’s fast lane


April 17th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has already achieved fame as the fastest man on earth and now his bother Sadiki is gearing up to make it big ... Read more...

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Rihanna has three more siblings


April 17th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 17 (IANS) Everyone knows that Rihanna has two siblings. It has now been revealed that the singer has three more from her dad Ronald's past affairs.Rihanna's eldest ... Read more...

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Saleh sacks defected military commander in Yemen


March 28th, 2011 - 8:49 am ICT by IANS
Sana'a, March 28 (IANS) Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh Monday sacked Major General Mohamed Ali Mohsen as he declared to join protest movements.President Saleh has appointed Major General Ahmed Saeed ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Yemen’s top army generals join protesters


March 21st, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, March 21 (IANS) A group of Yemen's senior military officers, including General Ali Mohsen al-Ahmar, announced Monday he was joining the protesters against President Ali Abdullah Saleh, Xinhua reported.Al-Ahmar ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘From Prada to Nada’: Good source, bad execution (IANS Movie Review)


March 19th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "From Prada to Nada"; Director: Angel Gracia; Actors: Camilla Belle, Alexa Vega, Wilmer Valderrama; Rating: *1/2Classic English literature has never failed to provide fodder to cinema. However, it takes ... Read more...

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Mark Wahlberg planning ‘The Fighter’ sequel


March 16th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) Actor Mark Wahlberg is planning to make a sequel to his film "The Fighter" after the movie garnered Academy Awards.The actor plays real life boxing ... Read more...

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NATO forces kill Afghan president’s cousin by mistake


March 10th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, March 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NATO forces in Afghanistan mistakenly killed a cousin of the country's President, Hamid Karzai, in the southern Kandahar province, local media said Thursday."Haji Yar Mohammad ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

FBI utilising private spy network’s skills to investigate Afghan aid workers’ deaths


March 1st, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 29 (ANI): The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is reportedly taking the help of a private spy network operating in Afghanistan and Pakistan to investigate the killing of 10 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Christian Bale wins fight for best supporting actor Oscar


February 28th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): British actor Christian Bale has won the best supporting actor Academy Award for portrayal of problematic boxing brother in 'The Fighter.'Bale followed up his success at the ... Read more...

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Windies will not have it easy against Netherlands (Preview)


February 27th, 2011 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Pragya Tiwari New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Their spirited showing against England has given the so-called minnows the Netherlands a shot in the arm in the World Cup. Now, they won't be ... Read more...

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Darren Bravo a Lara look-alike at the crease


February 24th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The crouching stance of Brian Lara cannot be missed. His diminutive frame, the poise at the crease, the swift shuffle before playing the ball and ... Read more...

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Finding new cuss words for ‘The Fighter’ was difficult: Amy Adams


February 9th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 9 (IANS) Oscar nominee Amy Adams abuses a lot in "The Fighter" and she found the role tough because it was difficult to come up with new cuss ... Read more...

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Mark Wahlberg not bitter about missing out on best actor Oscar nod


January 27th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg has said that he doesn't feel bitter about missing out on a best actor Oscar nomination for his role in 'The Fighter'.Wahlberg stars ... Read more...

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Country music singer Charlie Louvin dies


January 27th, 2011 - 12:46 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nashville, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Country music singer, Charlie Louvin is dead. He died on Wednesday morning.The singer’s manager revealed that the 83-year-old died from complications from pancreatic cancer. Charlie is credited ... Read more...

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