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Lara and Bakewell to be inducted in ICC Hall of Fame


September 13th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 13 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Thursday announced that they will be inducting West Indies great Brian Lara and Englishwoman Enid Bakewell into its Hall of Fame.Lara ... Read more...

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Madhuri, Sushmita honoured for excellence


June 26th, 2012 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 26 (IANS) Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit and former beauty queen and actress Sushmita Sen were honoured for individual excellence in the field of acting and entrepreneurship respectively ... Read more...

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Coe, Bubka to be inducted into IAAF Hall of Fame


June 25th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Sebastian Coe and Sergei Bubka are the latest two legends to be named among the 24 inaugural members of the Hall of Fame of International Association ... Read more...

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Legendary fast bowler Wes Hall knighted


June 17th, 2012 - 2:36 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 17 (IANS/CMC) Wes Hall, the legendary West Indies fast bowler, who inspired successive generations of great Caribbean pace men, has been knighted in the Queen's Birthday honours list.The ... Read more...

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Promotion best for the heart!


June 8th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Employees with better promotion prospects are 20 percent less likely to suffer heart disease than those with slender chances of improving their situation. So says a ... Read more...

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ISCA to bring out inspirational videos: PM


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 2 (IANS) The Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) in its centenary year will bring out inspirational video documentaries and a publication on 100 Indian science discoveries to ... Read more...

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Swift donates 2.5 mn pounds


May 18th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 18 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift has donated 2.5 million pounds to the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum based in Nashville, Tennessee.The generous sum is the ... Read more...

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US woman aviation pioneer dies


May 12th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS/EFE) Pilot Evelyn Bryan Johnson, known as "Mama Bird", died in Morristown, Tennessee, a media report said Friday. She was 102.Johnson, who started flying in 1944, held ... Read more...

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Bullock to be honoured for charity


May 10th, 2012 - 10:01 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 10 (IANS) Actress Sandra Bullock is being honoured for her charity work.The actress has been selected to be admitted into 2012 Warren Easton Hall of Fame ... Read more...

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Brazil’s Kuerten enters tennis Hall of Fame


March 9th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 9 (IANS) Brazilian tennis legend Gustavo "Guga" Kuerten has been officially inducted into the Hall of Fame.The player received the prestigious honour in Sao Paulo Thursday ... Read more...

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Warne to enter Oz Cricket Hall of Fame, Clarke favourite for Border medal


February 26th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 26 (IANS) Australia's legendary leg-spinner Shane Warne is set to be inducted into the Australian Cricket Hall of Fame at Monday's Allan Border Medal (ABM) function while current ... Read more...

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Bahrain GP organisers say F1 race on


February 20th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Manama (Bahrain), Feb 20 (IANS) Bahrain Grand Prix organisers have officially confirmed they will be hosting the Formula One race April 22.Top brass at the Bahrain International Circuit (BIC) headed ... Read more...

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Gavaskar inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame


February 9th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 9 (IANS) Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar was inducted into the International Cricket Council (ICC) Hall of Fame in Dubai, receiving his commemorative cap from fellow Hall of ... Read more...

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Tyson to be inducted in WWE Hall of Fame


January 31st, 2012 - 10:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) Boxer Mike Tyson has said he is going to be inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame this year for his contribution to wrestling.The 45-year-old is ... Read more...

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Joni Mitchell’s dad passes away


January 25th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Legendary singer Joni Mitchell has announced the passing away of her father. The Big Yellow Taxi star revealed that the father, William Anderson, passed away on the ... Read more...

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Singer Etta James passes away


January 21st, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 21 (IANS) Legendary soul singer Etta James passed away after a lengthy struggle with leukemia. She was 73.The news of her death was confirmed by her ... Read more...

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Red Hot Chili Peppers announce their 2012 tour dates


November 29th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Red Hot Chili Peppers have announced their upcoming tour in North America next year. The tour will take place in late January 2012. The dates for ... Read more...

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Bandra Bandstand to house Bollywood Walk of Fame


November 25th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) It's been a jogger's delight, a hangout spot and a lover's point for years. Now the picturesque Bandra Bandstand in entertainment capital Mumbai will ... Read more...

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25 new inductees into Grammy Hall of Fame


November 22nd, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (IANS) Twenty-five recordings, including an iconic speech delivered by Martin Luther King Jr. 48 years ago, have been added to the Grammy Hall of Fame."The Recording ... Read more...

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Students from Himachal school to visit NASA centres


November 13th, 2011 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Nearly 60 students from a Himachal Pradesh school are scheduled to visit US space agency NASA's centres next month to study robotics and nuances involved ... Read more...

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Metallica collaborates with Lou Reed


October 30th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) American heavy metal band Metallica has associated with rock musician Lou Reed for new album "Lulu".Both Metallica and Lou Reed have produced the collaborative effort which ... Read more...

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Norman Corwin passes away


October 19th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Radio icon Norman Corwin has passed away at the age of 101. Relatives say Corwin passed away at his home in Los Angeles on Tuesday. He ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift honored with the ‘Songwriter and Artist of the Year’ award at Nashville


October 17th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Taylor Swift has been honored as the songwriter and artist of the year for the 4th time in 5 years. She was also one of ... Read more...

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Ellen DeGeneres: Glen Campbell’s Last Tour


October 13th, 2011 - 3:33 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As Ellen started her show, she shared that “they” have revealed that there are currently about seven billion people in the world. She had two questions... “How ... Read more...

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‘Red Hot Chili Peppers’ nominated for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame


September 28th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The band Red Hot Chili Peppers have been handed nomination for induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The band is among a group ... Read more...

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Ambrose, Davidson and Clark inducted in ICC Hall of Fame


September 12th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 12 (IANS) Fast bowlers Alan Davidson and Curtly Ambrose along with former Australian skipper of women's team Belinda Clark were Monday inducted into the International Cricket Council's (ICC) ... Read more...

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Morrissey supports Gaga’s meat dress


June 23rd, 2011 - 2:57 am ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) Vegetarian singer Morrissey has backed Lagy Gaga's 2010 MTV Video Music awards meat dress stunt, insisting it is fine to wear animal flesh as a "social ... Read more...

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Gaga’s meat dress to be displayed at a museum


June 16th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga's controversial meat dress will be displayed at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum in Cleveland, Ohio.Created by designers Franc Fernandez ... Read more...

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Australian woman sets solo ocean swim record


June 15th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 15 (IANS) An Australian woman has set a new world record for an unassisted solo ocean swim, the Australian Associated Press (AAP) reported.Shadowed by sharks and fighting severe ... Read more...

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Bob Dylan turns 70 Tuesday


May 24th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) Music legend Bob Dylan, who in the last 50 years has been seen in a variety of avatars as singer, songwriter, poet and painter and ... Read more...

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Singer Etta James hospitalized with blood poisoning


May 14th, 2011 - 2:26 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Riverside, May 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Etta James has been hospitalized with blood poisoning. The news was confirmed by her son – Sametto Jones. He also revealed that the legendary singer was ... Read more...

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Halle Berry to be honoured for fragrance


May 6th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 6 (IANS) Actress Halle Berry, who has created three successful perfumes, will be honoured with celebrity fragrance of the year award at FiFi Awards."For years, I have ... Read more...

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“60 minutes” features ‘Horse of the Year’ Zenyatta


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, May 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Horse of the Year Zenyatta was the subject on last night’s edition of the CBS hit show “60 Minutes.” The horse is considered one of ... Read more...

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‘Brief Encounter’ theme is UK’s favourite classic


April 26th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 26 (ANI): Rachmaninov's Piano Concerto No 2, known to many as the 'Brief Encounter' theme, has been voted the favourite piece of classical music in the UK.The tune, featured throughout ... Read more...

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American Idol: Top Nine Perform Rock n Roll Hall of Fame


April 7th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last week on 'American Idol', we said goodbye to both Thia and Naima. We had to let two contestants go home, since Casey had gotten the save the ... Read more...

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