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Nobbs vows to carry on as India’s hockey coach


August 14th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India's chief hockey coach Michael Nobbs Tuesday vowed to carry on even as he prepares a stinging report on the eight-time Olympic champions worst ever ... Read more...

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Junior squash: India clinch bronze


July 18th, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, July 18 (IANS) After his heroics against Hong Kong in the quarter-finals, Kush Kumar once again delivered the decisive point for India who went on to beat England 2-0 ... Read more...

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Indian sand artist wins gold in Spain (With Image)


July 18th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 18 (IANS) Odisha-based sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik's sculpture of Hindu god Ganesha has won two gold medals at the just-concluded Solo International Sand Art Contest in Marbella, Spain, ... Read more...

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Still time to avoid civil war in Syria, says Hollande


July 14th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French President Francois Hollande has said there is still time to find a political solution to the Syrian crisis and avoid a civil war in the ... Read more...

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Madonna helps fans get engaged at her concert


July 11th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Pop superstar Madonna helped two fans seal their love for one another during her concert in Amsterdam.The Material Girl halted her show in Holland Sunday ... Read more...

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Thousands throw wine at each other in Spain fest


June 30th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Logrono (Spain), June 30 (IANS/EFE) Thousands of people took part Friday in the Haro Wine Battle in the Spanish Rioja region, during which they threw some 6,000 litres of wine ... Read more...

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Chinese social media users ‘happier’ than Westerners


June 28th, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Chinese social media users are "happier" and write "less political" messages on their profiles than Westerners, The Telegraph reported Thursday.Computer scientists at the Delft University of ... Read more...

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Strootman from fan to player at Euro 2012


June 7th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 7 (IANS) Kevin Strootman played for Sparta Rotterdam in the Dutch second division in January last year and now he is part of the Netherlands football squad ... Read more...

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Need to play regularly against top teams: Nobbs


June 5th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) India hockey coach Michael Nobbs was happy with the team's bronze-medal finish in the Azlan Shah Cup ahead of the Olympics but said that the eight-time ... Read more...

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Need to work on my consistency: Parimarjan Negi


May 29th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Parimarjan Negi, the youngest Indian to become a Grand Master, said Tuesday that he needed to work on his consistency en route to reaching his ... Read more...

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India face Holland in Olympic hockey opener


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) India will open their campaign in the 2012 Olympics hockey competition in London with a game against the Netherlands July 30, according to the schedule released ... Read more...

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Dutch man fathers 82 kids


April 16th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) In a bid to help childless women become mothers, a 42-year-old Dutch man launched a free "baby making" service nine years ago. The man has sex ... Read more...

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FIFA concerned about Brazil’s preparedness for 2014 World Cup


March 3rd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Football's world governing body FIFA has raised serious concerns about Brazil's preparations for the 2014 World Cup saying that "things are not moving in Brazil".FIFA's secretary ... Read more...

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Gullit expects Holland, Germany to reach Euro 2012 final


February 8th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Former Dutch footballer Ruud Gullit hopes for a Holland and Germany final at the Euro 2012 Championships in June-July."Of course, Spain is a favourite (too). We ... Read more...

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For better sex drive, enjoy sunshine


February 8th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Men wishing to acquire a higher sex drive can benefit by exposing their body to the sun's rays, as a study by Austrian scientists has found ... Read more...

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Bajwa hopeful of Pakistan’s good showing in Champions Trophy


November 17th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Pakistan's hockey is riding high on confidence after winning a three-nation tournament beating hosts Australia in Perth and will be no pushovers at next month's Champions ... Read more...

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Russia to sign child adoption deals with European countries


November 15th, 2011 - 2:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia plans to sign bilateral agreements on child adoption with France, Britain, the Netherlands, Spain and Germany, a top official has said.Pavel Astakhov, ombudsman for ... Read more...

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Now relish camel milk ice cream in Britain


September 19th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) An ice cream made from camel milk, popular in the Middle East and touted as being lower in fat, will debut here next month.At four pounds ... Read more...

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Gandhi Centre to be launched in Holland


September 11th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 11 (IANS) A Gandhi Centre will be inaugurated at The Hague on Mahatma Gandhi's Oct 2 birth anniversary, the Indian embassy in the Netherlands said in a statement.The ... Read more...

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Study reveals that Americans are the coolest people in the world


September 6th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A poll conducted by the social networking site Badoo.com has concluded that despite their current economic woes, Americans are still viewed as the coolest people in ... Read more...

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Lohan knew latest lawsuit was in offing


July 23rd, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan, who is facing a million dollar lawsuit from a rehabilitation worker, says she knew it was coming.The "Mean Girl" star was ... Read more...

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Belgian solar tunnel to power high speed rail running from Paris to Amsterdam


June 9th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, June 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Belgian rail operator Infrabel and Enfinity, a company which specializes in renewable energy sources have collaborated together to make a solar tunnel. This solar tunnel would power ... Read more...

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India, Holland to work closer on corporate governance


June 8th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) India Tuesday signed an agreement with The Netherlands on strengthening bilateral co-operation in corporate governance and corporate social responsibility.The agreement was signed by Ambassador ... Read more...

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UAE imports cucumber mostly from outside EU


June 3rd, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 2 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates government has clarified that the country imports most of the cucumber it consumes from outside the European Union (EU).Of the total ... Read more...

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Global kite contest in China


May 29th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 29 (IANS) More than 100 kite enthusiasts from over 20 countries are taking part in a kite festival in a central China city.Participants from the US, Germany, France, ... Read more...

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Morocco suicide bomber was a rapist


April 30th, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 30 (ANI): The suicide bomber, who killed 16 people in Morocco, was a rapist recently freed from jail.He was said to have been jailed for eight years and released ... Read more...

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High esteem prompts powerful women to stray


April 28th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 28 (IANS) Powerful women are just as likely as their male counterparts to commit adultery because sheer self-confidence drives them to do it, a study says. According to ... Read more...

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Tevez may join Inter Milan for 40 million pounds


April 24th, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 24 (ANI): Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez could be on his way to joining Italian champions Inter Milan for 40 million pounds.Inter Milan will try to offset the cost ... Read more...

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Mourinho under criticism for using negative tactics


April 19th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 19 (ANI): Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho is under criticism for using negative tactics in his club's 1-1 draw against arch rivals Barcelona.Madrid is eight points behind Barcelona in La ... Read more...

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Green traffic lights in Holland show couple having sex


April 18th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 18 (ANI): A set of pedestrian traffic lights in Holland, which show a couple having sex whenever they turned to green, has turned the street into chaos.Motorists crashed into ... Read more...

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Indian sand artist selected for Moscow championship


April 15th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 15 (IANS) Orissa-based artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has been selected to represent India at the third world sand sculpture championship to be held in Moscow May 4-11."The theme of ... Read more...

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Man City in talks to sign Champions League star Seedrof


April 12th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 12 (ANI): Manchester City is in talks with AC Milan midfielder Clarence Seedorf to sign the Holland legend.Seedrof will be a free agent and City boss Roberto Mancini ... Read more...

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Lindsay’s charge dismissal not fair: former rehab worker


April 1st, 2011 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) A rehab worker who accused Lindsay Lohan of assaulting her last year has voiced her anger on learning the actress won't be charged over the ... Read more...

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LiLo won’t be charged in Betty Ford incident


March 30th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan has one less legal battle to worry about. Prosecutors have dropped a battery case against her in connection with a fight with a rehab worker ... Read more...

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Lohan won’t be charged for rehab assault


March 30th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 30 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan will not be prosecuted for assaulting a Betty Ford Center employee in December during her stint in rehab."We are not filing ... Read more...

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