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Indian takes pharmaceuticals to new heights in Ghana


September 27th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Accra (Ghana) Sep 27 (IANS) Gopal Vasu did not leave India to be recognised in Ghana for his work in the pharmaceutical industry. However, the firm that the former oil ... Read more...

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Green nod for several Goa mines faulty, says ecologist


April 4th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 4 (IANS) Several iron and manganese ore mines in Goa are operating after getting clearances on the basis of faulty environment impact assessment (EIA) reports, an ecologist and ... Read more...

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Top Indian stars look to a great start at Avantha Masters


February 13th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 13 (IANS) Indian golfers, a big force to reckon with on their home soil, will be the strongest contenders as the 1.8 million euros ($2.3 million) Avantha Masters takes off ... Read more...

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Chuck Norris to be made honorary member of real-life Texas Rangers


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 3 (ANI): Actor Chuck Norris is to be made an honorary member of the real-life Texas Rangers.Norris, 70, who starred in 'Walker, Texas Ranger', will be bestowed with the honour ... Read more...

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America’s Got Talent; Ozzy Wins a Bet, Michael Grimm Wins!


September 16th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As last night’s ‘America’s Got Talent’ show began, there were four acts left and all of them were terrific. It will be a hard choice for America to ... Read more...

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Jeev eyes top honours at Omega European Masters


September 2nd, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Crans Montana (Switzerland), Sep 1 (IANS) Fit-again golfer Jeev Milkha Singh is eyeing a quick return to the winner's circle at the Omega European Masters starting Thursday. The Indian star, a two-time Asian ... Read more...

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Football part of Robben Island’s rich history


July 6th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Cape Town, July 6 (IANS) Its notorious past notwithstanding, the penal colony of Robben Island is swarming with tourists who are in the rainbow country for the football World Cup.The ... Read more...

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Asian Tour scores on all fronts in first half of the year


June 30th, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 30 (IANS) From newly-inked global TV deals to toasting new partners and welcoming new tournaments and champions, the Asian Tour has enjoyed a spectacular first half of the year. Asia's ... Read more...

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Atwal rides a roller-coaster round at US Open


June 18th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Pebble Beach, California, June 18 (IANS) Normal would be boring for Arjun Atwal. Playing in his first-ever US Open and that after coming through a sectional qualifier, the Indian ... Read more...

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Bhutia is honorary member of Portugese players’ association


May 20th, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) Indian football captain Bhaichung Bhutia has been given honorary life membership of the Portugal Football Players' Association. Sources close to Bhutia said the nimble-footed striker got the ... Read more...

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Kapur, Bhullar tied 34th at Ballantine’s golf


April 24th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Jeju Island (South Korea), April 24 (IANS) Shiv Kapur and Gaganjeet Bhullar were the only Indians to make the cut at the end of the second round of the Ballantine's Championship Golf, ... Read more...

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Streep named honorary member of American Academy of Arts and Letters


April 14th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 14 (ANI): The actress Meryl Streep has been named an honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.She was elected for a special category, established in 1983, "Americans ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep Bursts Into Tears After Induction Announcement


April 13th, 2010 - 2:30 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Well, Meryl Streep has gotten yet another award, and was completely unprepared for it, it seems. The star of award winning movies such as "Sophie's Choice" and "Julie ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep bursts into tears on being made a honorary member of ‘American Academy of Arts & Letters’


April 13th, 2010 - 1:51 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Apr 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Meryl Streep burst into tears when she learnt that she had been made a honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She ... Read more...

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Bremen coach Schaaf delighted to go through


February 10th, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bremen (Germany), Feb 10 (DPA) Werder Bremen coach Thomas Schaaf said he was delighted that his side qualified for the semi-finals of the German Cup after beating Hoffenheim 2-1. Naldo opened the ... Read more...

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Avantha Masters signals growing strength of Indian golf


February 5th, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 5 (IANS) The arrival of next week's 1.5 million euros Avantha Masters signals the emergence of Indian golf on the Asian platform. The latest offering on the Asian Tour and ... Read more...

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Brian Lara awarded Order of Australia


November 27th, 2009 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 27 (IANS) West Indian batting legend Brian Lara has been appointed an honorary member of the Order of Australia. The Australian government in a statement Thursday hailed Lara's "service to Australia-Caribbean ... Read more...

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Lily Allen made honorary member of cricket club


November 20th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Brit singer Lily Allen has been made an honorary member of a cricket club after she professed her love of the sport over the summer this year.Allen, 24, ... Read more...

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St Andrews Golf Club honours ex-star


November 13th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh (Scotland), Nov 13(ANI): Spanish golfer Seve Ballesteros has been made an honorary member of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, where he won the Open in 1984.Ballesteros, three ... Read more...

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Robbie Williams says Oasis did 13-year lap of honour


October 30th, 2009 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 30 (ANI): Robbie Williams has spoken his mind on the issue of Oasis split, saying founders and brothers of the band Liam and Noel Gallagher are better off apart.The ... Read more...

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Himmat to play lead group in shortened Iskandar Johor Open


October 24th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Johor Bahru (Malaysia), Oct 24 (IANS) Himmat Rai had a full day's rest, and stayed as the leader of the $1 million Iskandar Johor Open golf Saturday. The tournament, which has been ... Read more...

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Himmat Rai takes sole lead at Iskandar Johor Open


October 23rd, 2009 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Johor Bahru (Malaysia), Oct 23 (IANS) Yet another emerging star in Indian golf made his presence felt at the Iskandar Johor Open here Friday. Himmat Rai, who had played only nine ... Read more...

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Jeev looking to re-discover form at Players Championship


May 6th, 2009 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Ponte Vedra (Florida), May 6 (IANS) Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh will be looking to rediscover the form that saw him finish inside top-5 at the World Golf Championship (WGC) when he ... Read more...

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Jeev an honorary member of Asian Tour


April 14th, 2009 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, April 14 (IANS) India's ace gofer Jeev Milkha Singh was Tuesday honoured with the honorary membership of the Asian Tour for his outstanding contribution to the game of golf in Asia ... Read more...

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Hugh Hefner makes Anna Faris honorary Playboy bunny


August 20th, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): Hugh Hefner has become such a huge fan of Anna Faris Playboy bunny performance in her upcoming movie that hes made her an honorary member of his ... Read more...

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Penguin receives knighthood in zoo ceremony!


August 16th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 16 (ANI): A penguin named Nils Olav has been awarded the honorary knighthood for good conduct and his role as honorary colonel-in-chief of the Norwegian King''s Guard.The three-foot tall ... Read more...

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Chopra slips at close, ends 14th at World Golf Championships


August 4th, 2008 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Akron (Ohio), Aug 4 (IANS) Daniel Chopra dropped three bogeys in the last five holes and slipped from a potential top-10 position to tied 14th at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational at Firestone Country ... Read more...

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Daniel Chopra slips to tied 35th at World Golf


August 2nd, 2008 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Akron(Ohio), August 2 (IANS) Daniel Chopra went on a free fall with a series of bogeys and double bogeys as he carded a four-over 74 and dropped to tied 35th at the ... Read more...

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Golfer Chopra recovers from nightmarish start at the Open


June 14th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
San Diego (California), June 14 (IANS) Daniel Chopra recovered from a nightmarish second round start with four bogeys in a row to end with a four-over 75 at the 108th Open at ... Read more...

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China’s food crisis will exacerbate global shortage


June 9th, 2008 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, June 9 (DPA) China's rising grain demand is poised to exacerbate the global food crisis over the next few years. Having only seven percent of the world's total farmable land at ... Read more...

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Craig to be honoured as British Royal Marine


June 2nd, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by admin
London, June 2 (IANS) James Bond star Daniel Craig is set to be made an honorary member of the British Royal Marines. In 2006, Craig starred as a Bond who is an ... Read more...

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Vijay Singh becomes honorary member of Asian Tour


March 4th, 2008 - 5:21 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) World no. 11 golfer Vijay Singh has accepted an invitation to become an honorary member of the Asian Tour. The Fijian expressed his delight with the recognition ... Read more...

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Americans should ask why Musharraf has little respect for civil society


December 24th, 2007 - 4:23 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 24 (ANI): Pakistans Supreme Court Bar Association President Chaudhry Aitzaz Ahsan writes in the New York Times that people in the US wonder why militants in Pakistan are winning. Instead, ... Read more...

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Prince William headhunted to become SAS chief


December 16th, 2007 - 1:20 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 16 (ANI): Prince William is being enlisted to become chief of the legendary British force, Special Air Service, (SAS), motto Who Dares Wins.Senior officers in the special army regiment ... Read more...

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Maori Community honours Elton John


December 9th, 2007 - 5:01 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): Sir Elton John has been honored by the Maori community for his incessant loyalty to the Polynesian people of New Zealand.The 60-year-old was presented with a specially made ... Read more...

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