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Syrian forces storm rebel-held Aleppo


August 14th, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Syrian government troops have stormed the rebel-held city of Aleppo using tanks and armoured vehicles, the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.Clashes with rebel ... Read more...

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US says it is trying to force Assad to step down


August 1st, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US is continuing its efforts to make Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad resign, according to US State Department spokesperson Patrick Ventrell."The situation is grave, and ... Read more...

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Clashes between Syrian army, opposition continue in Aleppo


August 1st, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Syrian army continued its crackdown on opposition forces in the country's industrial and financial centre Aleppo, reported Syria's state TV Tuesday.Some observers view the ... Read more...

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Butler impromptu singing act thrilled diners


April 9th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 9 (IANS) Actor Gerard Butler thrilled diners when he joined a restaurant's house band for an impromptu performance.The 42-year-old star was enjoying a night out Sunday with ... Read more...

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Anna fever returns to Delhi


March 25th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Anna fever gripped Delhi once again Sunday with thousands filling the capital's dharna hotspot at Jantar Mantar to join the social activist in his ... Read more...

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Several injured in Nigeria blast


February 20th, 2012 - 3:43 am ICT by IANS
Lagos, Feb 20 (IANS) Several people were injured in a car explosion Sunday near the Nigerian capital city Abuja, Xinhua reported. There were no reports of any casualties.Muhammed Garuba, police ... Read more...

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Daisy Lowe new face of Biba


January 28th, 2012 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) Model Daisy Lowe is appointed as the new face of fashion store Biba.According to creative director Lara Bohinc, the 23-year-old has been appointed ... Read more...

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World’s smallest frog discovered


January 12th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Papua New Guinea, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists are convinced that a 7mm frog found on the island of Papua New Guinea could be the world’s tiniest frog. The amphibian is smaller ... Read more...

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Kerala’s fish varieties to get Malayalam names


September 25th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 25 (IANS) The 250-odd types of freshwater fish found in Kerala will soon get Malayalam names.Scientists, naturalists and local fishermen in Kerala will come together Sep 30 for ... Read more...

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Shastri’s two caps with ICC and BCCI - conflict of interests?


August 7th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 7 (IANS) Former India captain Ravi Shastri's contract with the Indian cricket board has raised questions over a potential conflict of interest as he is a member ... Read more...

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Rights panel to probe alleged drug trials on women


June 21st, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Taking action on an alleged case of unauthorised drug trials on women in Andhra Pradesh, the country's apex human rights body has deputed a team ... Read more...

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6.6 quake hits Papua New Guinea (Second Lead)


June 16th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 16 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale jolted Papua New Guinea Thursday, the US Geological Survey said.The quake struck 175 km east of Kandrian on ... Read more...

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Magnitude 6.6 quake hits New Britain region, Papua New Guinea (Lead)


June 16th, 2011 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 16 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale jolted New Britain region, Papua New Guinea at 0003 GMT Thursday, the US Geological Survey said, but no ... Read more...

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True or hoax? Body of ‘dead alien’ found in frozen wastes of Siberia


April 20th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 20 (ANI): Two walkers have claimed to have found a dead body of an alien in frozen wastes of Siberia and posted the video on the Internet.On its side ... Read more...

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Earth sees about 760 thunderstorms every hour, say scientists


April 7th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 7 (ANI): About 760 thunderstorms hit the Earth every hour, scientists have calculated.The figure is substantially lower than numbers that have been used for nearly a century.The new research uses ... Read more...

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Jessica Biel parties despite Justin Timberlake split


March 14th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): Jessica Biel, who recently broke-up with Justin Timberlake, has been spotted out and about looking less than devastated.The A-Team beauty headed out to Hollywood's newest hotspot Cafe Entourage ... Read more...

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Jude Law turns to ex Lily Cole after Sienna Miller split


March 13th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): Actor Jude Law has reportedly turned to ex-girlfriend Lily Cole after his break-up with Sienna Miller.The 'Cold Mountain' star has a habit of rekindling romance with his ... Read more...

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Third Bridget Jones book announced


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, March 3 (ANI): A third Bridget Jones book has been announced by author Helen Fielding in London.Rumors about the next 'Bridget Jones' - the much-loved antics of a hopelessly single 30-something ... Read more...

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Bieber named as the most downloaded artiste


March 1st, 2011 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) The Justin Bieber fever seems to have spread across the globe as the teen sensation has become the most downloaded artiste across Asia, Europe and Latin America.According ... Read more...

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Now, online cricket experience in a new form


February 24th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Bengaluru, Feb.24,(ANI-Business Wire India): Cricket fans can now access web portal www.alltimecricket.com, which shows live cricket scores in a multilingual format. The site also provides a robust interactivity platform for its ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp splurges $13.4 mn on Venice palace


January 30th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp has splurged $13.4 million on a palazzo (palace) in Venice, Italy after falling in love with the city.The 47-year-old actor had spent several ... Read more...

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Is Zac Efron back with Vanessa Hudgens?


January 9th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 9 (ANI): It looks like Zac Efron and Vanessa Hudgens have reunited after parting ways in early December.The High School Musical co-stars came together Friday for an outing at ... Read more...

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Delhi hotspot for women migrants, finds survey


December 17th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Delhi is the most sought-after destination for women migrants, a majority of whom hail from states like Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, according to a survey conducted by ... Read more...

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Lara Bingle spotted ‘making out’ with US model Didier Cohen


December 8th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 8 (ANI): Lara Bingle has been caught "making out" with Aussie-based US model Didier Cohen.The 23-year-old bikini babe, who has been replaced as the face of Speedo by Rachael Finch, ... Read more...

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Rob-Kris’ Brazilian Liplock!


November 10th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
 November 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): 'Twilight' actors Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart have for months revelled in the game of hide-n-seek that they love to play with their 'Twilight' fans. Amidst ... Read more...

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Man who has DNA evidence of abduction by blonde female Asian aliens!


November 10th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 10 (ANI): A man, who is set to be one of the guest speakers at a UFO conference in Central Australia early next year, has claimed that he was abducted ... Read more...

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North of England becomes ‘the world’s top hotspot for UFO sightings’


November 9th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): The North of England has been crowned the world's top hotspot for UFO sightings last night."At the moment the North of England seems to be having more than ... Read more...

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Swann’s use of umpire referral system to sound death-knell for Oz in Ashes: Emburey


October 26th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 26(ANI): Former England cricketer John Emburey believes that off-spinner Graeme Swann can capitalize on Australian conditions, and use the umpire referral system as a weapon during next month's Ashes series."With ... Read more...

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Did aliens create Drumstick - the four-legged chick?


October 25th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 25 (ANI): A man was travelling through the Northern Territory's top alien hotspot when his chicken hatched - and it was four legged.According to the Northern Territory News, owner Kevin ... Read more...

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Yoga beauty is A-Rod’s new ‘friend’


October 20th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 20 (ANI): Yankee slugger Alex Rodriguez has been meeting a blonde yoga instructor for cocktails.Laurel Henley, a 31-year-old yoga instructor and cocktail waitress at Meatpacking hotspot SL, is the ... Read more...

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Underage Miley Cyrus hits adults-only Hollywood nightclub


October 2nd, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Underage Miley Cyrus apparently hit the adults-only Hollywood hotspot Voyeur on Thursday."She was constantly smiling and seemed to be in great spirits, waved her hands in the ... Read more...

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I would love to go back to theatre: Shah Rukh Khan


September 20th, 2010 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 20 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who started his career as a theatre artist, reminisces about the days he acted in plays in Delhi and says he would ... Read more...

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India global hotspot for Michael Jackson downloads


August 26th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Pop legend Michael Jackson is the most downloaded artist of all time on Ovi Music and "Beat It" is his most downloaded track across 36 countries. India ... Read more...

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Farmers’ stage protests, burn vehicles in Agra


August 25th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 25 (IANS) Thousands of farmers in Agra Wednesday staged a protest against the inadequate compensation offered for their acquired land by blocking traffic on the national highway and torching vehicles ... Read more...

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Saif And Kareena On The Lookout For Their Dream Home


August 3rd, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The flats on top floor of the apartment that is on construction just opposite Fortune Heights have nothing much to do with the whopping prices ... Read more...

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