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Brand glad to do community service


August 1st, 2012 - 4:19 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 1 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand is glad about doing community service soon, as this will give him a chance to help people in need.Brand was ordered ... Read more...

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Olympic swimming: French Agnel destroys field for 200-m free gold


July 31st, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French swimmer Yannick Agnel crushed the field for the 200 metres freestyle gold Monday here at the Olympics.Agnel led from the start and won ... Read more...

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Life tough for Pakistan’s future women judges: Daily


July 30th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) A Pakistani daily welcomed the government's decision to appoint women to the judiciary, but cautioned that "future women justices are going to find life on the ... Read more...

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Abducted woman untraced, husband still in hospital


July 29th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 29 (IANS) An upper caste woman abducted in Bihar 12 days ago allegedly for marrying a Dalit against her family's wishes remains untraced, police said Sunday.The husband, Krishna ... Read more...

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Pepe Aguilar gets star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame


July 27th, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 27 (IANS/EFE) Pepe Aguilar, the key figure in the new generation of "ranchera" music, Thursday received a star in the recording category on Hollywood's Walk of Fame."It's ... Read more...

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Djokovic happy about playing Olympics on grass


July 26th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Former world No.1 Novak Djokovic from Serbia has said he is looking forward to playing on grass at the All England Club where he won ... Read more...

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Amitabh to carry Olympic torch


July 26th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will carry the Olympic torch Thursday, during the Olympic Torch Relay, organised ahead of the opening ceremony of the grand sporting extravaganza ... Read more...

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UN chief to carry Olympic torch


July 25th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 25 (IANS) United Nations (UN) secretary-general Ban Ki-moon will visit London July 26-28, during which he will carry the Olympic torch on the final leg of its ... Read more...

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Will rise above partisan interests: President Pranab


July 25th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee in his first speech after his swearing-in said he would in keeping with his high office strive to rise above partisan ... Read more...

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Amy was too young to die, says goddaughter


July 24th, 2012 - 7:06 am ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Amy Winehouse's goddaughter Dionne Bromfield wrote an impassioned speech about the late singer on her first death anniversary Monday saying how much she missed her.In ... Read more...

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Hoy to carry British flag at Olympics


July 23rd, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four-time Olympic gold medal-winning cyclist Chris Hoy has been given the honour of carrying the British flag at his home Olympics in London, he said ... Read more...

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Afghan sisters shot dead in ‘honour killing’


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) An Afghan man shot his two teenaged daughters dead when they returned home four days after running away with a young man, Daily Mail reported ... Read more...

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Pau Gasol replaces Nadal as Spanish flagbearer


July 21st, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Spanish basketball star Pau Gasol has been chosen to replace Rafael Nadal as the flagbearer for Spain's Olympic squad at the opening ceremony of the ... Read more...

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Three commit suicide as daughter-in-law files case


July 20th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) A couple and their 28-year-old son committed suicide by jumping before a train here after the latter's wife filed a case alleging cruelty by her in-laws, ... Read more...

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Honour killing: Man guns down sister in Islamabad


July 20th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) A man fatally shot his sister here after she confessed to have secretly got married, police said.The man was upset over his sister's secret marriage and ... Read more...

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Pakistani fans remember `babumoshai’ Rajesh Khanna


July 19th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 19 (IANS) Fans in Pakistan paid rich tributes to Bollywood actor Rajesh Khanna, who died in Mumbai Wednesday, with some recalling "Arrey oh baabu mushoy..."Pakistan's leading daily Dawn ... Read more...

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Rajesh Khanna: The custodian of his own famous avatar (Tribute)


July 18th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
In an unexpectedly deep and thoughtful comment Jatin Khanna once described himself as the "custodian" of his own movie screen avatar Rajesh Khanna."I am Jatin (his real name). I ... Read more...

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Soumitra, Mithun to be honoured by West Bengal government


July 18th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) Veteran actors Soumitra Chatterjee, Mithun Chakraborty and Supriya Devi will be among 43 film personalities who will be honoured by the West Bengal government July ... Read more...

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It was an honour to sing for Rajesh Khanna: Manna Dey


July 18th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) Expressing grief over the demise of actor Rajesh Khanna, legendary singer Manna Dey Wednesday said he was honoured to have sung for the "first superstar" of ... Read more...

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Judge orders drinks to help witness spur his memory


July 18th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
London, July 17 (IANS) A judge during a murder trial in Germany had to order drinks for a homeless alcoholic whose withdrawal symptoms started to affect his memory while testifying ... Read more...

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Digvijay willing to contest Lok Sabha polls


July 17th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Monday said he was willing to contest the next Lok Sabha elections, preferably from Madhya Pradesh, as his vow ... Read more...

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Sushil Kumar to be India’s flag bearer at Olympics


July 15th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Wrestler Sushil Kumar would be India's flag-bearer at the London Olympics opening ceremony July 27 Indian Olympic Association (IOA) acting president Vijay Kumar Malhotra ... Read more...

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Windies overcome Taylor century, win series


July 15th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 15 (IANS/CMC) The defiant West Indies withstood a brilliant Ross Taylor hundred to beat New Zealand by 24 runs in the fourth One-Day International and ... Read more...

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German honour for Zubin Mehta


July 14th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India-born Western classical music maestro Zubin Mehta will be honoured by Germany with its grand cross order of merit by new German Ambassador to ... Read more...

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Mandela in good health: Zuma


July 12th, 2012 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 12 (IANS) Former South African president Nelson Mandela is in good health, incumbent Jacob Zuma said after paying a visit to Mandela's rural home in Qunu village in ... Read more...

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Gen Singh conferred Nepal Army General rank


July 11th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Indian Army Chief General Bikram Singh, on a four-day's official visit to Nepal, was Wednesday conferred the rank of an honorary General of the ... Read more...

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Bengal’s women sportspersons relieved at Pinki’s bail


July 11th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) West Bengal's leading women sportspersons, who had come together to protest the treatment meted out to Asian Games gold medallist Pinki Pramanik by the authorities, ... Read more...

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Russian football to pay tribute to flood victims


July 9th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A minute's silence is to be observed ahead of Monday's first round of football matches in the Russian second tier in honour of the 171 ... Read more...

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Tibet tourism park to honour ancient princess


July 9th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) A tourism park to be built in Tibetan capital Lhasa will feature attractions themed around an ancient Chinese princess who married a Tibetan king when she ... Read more...

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Arjuna Award will be a great honour, says Yuvraj


July 7th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Indian cricketer Yuvraj Singh hopes to be second time lucky after being nominated for the Arjuna Award.The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) ... Read more...

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Christian Louboutin recreates Cinderella’s slipper


July 6th, 2012 - 7:25 am ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Fashion designer Christian Louboutin has recreated Cinderella's iconic glass slippers with his signature red sole.The footwear designer was invited by Disney to re-imagine the fairytale character's ... Read more...

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Honour killing: Delhi man stabbed by lover’s brothers


July 6th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) In a case of honour killing, a 21-year-old man was Thursday stabbed to death by the brothers of his lover who married him against the ... Read more...

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Reel revenge saga leads to outrage in real life Wasseypur (With Image)


July 4th, 2012 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Wasseypur (Jharkhand), July 4 (IANS) The critically acclaimed "Gangs of Wasseypur", a gritty celluloid saga of the coal mafia and blood thirsty vengeance, may have set the cash registers ringing, ... Read more...

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Share your beauty tips, Vanya urges women (With Images)


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Miss India World 2012 Vanya Mishra, who is gearing up for the Miss World 2012 pageant, is urging Indian women to share their beauty secrets ... Read more...

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Narine still confident despite England travails


June 29th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), June 29 (IANS/CMC) West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine says his confidence has not been dented following a disappointing tour of England earlier this month.The Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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