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Russian hand in shooter Vijay’s Olympics success


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) India's Olympic silver medallist shooter Vijay Kumar should thank his Russian coach Pavel Smirnov for his success at the 2012 London Games.The Russian's appointment was a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chanderpaul joins 10,000-run club but Windies face defeat


April 27th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), April 27 (IANS/CMC) Veteran left-hander Shivnarine Chanderpaul surpassed 10,000 runs in Test cricket but was one of two key wickets to fall in the last half-hour, leaving the ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking says that women are ‘a complete mystery’


January 6th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Great news for you guys all. Not being able to understand your wife does not make you dumb. If you doubt that, check out what one of ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Cardinals paint the town red with their World Series parade


October 31st, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
St. Louis, Oct 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Cardinals turned the city of St. Louis red when they paraded with the World Series trophy. The Cardinals picked their 11th World Series Championship when ... Read more...

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UN concern as Nepal’s government formation deadline ends


August 21st, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 21 (IANS) A concerned UN sent its envoy to Nepal as the deadline for forming a new government neared its end Sunday with the two main rivals still ... Read more...

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Kids as suicide bombers matter of concern: Pakistani daily


June 28th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 28 (IANS) Children being used as suicide bombers was a matter of "deep concern", a leading Pakistani daily said Tuesday and warned that women and children being ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Beating Super Kings not impossible, says White


April 30th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 30 (IANS) While admitting that every game from here on was important in the context of qualifying for the playoffs of the Indian Premier League, Cameron White believes ... Read more...

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‘The Lincoln Lawyer’ - the perfect Catch-22 (IANS Movie Review)


April 3rd, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Lincoln Lawyer"; Director: Brad Furman; Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Marisa Tomei, Ryan Phillippe, William H. Macy; Rating: ****It's a common grouse against the legal system that it rarely panders towards ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Danny Boyle applauded for theatre comeback


February 25th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle, who has returned to the theatre after more than 20 years with a stage version of Frankenstein, has been applauded by critics.The 'Slumdog ... Read more...

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Critics praise Danny Boyle’s theatre comeback


February 25th, 2011 - 3:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 25 (IANS) Oscar-winning director Danny Boyle has been applauded for his return to theatre after a decade-and-a-half, with a stage version of "Frankenstein".The Daily Telegraph's Charles Spencer says: "The Frankenstein ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Negotiations on UN reforms to begin in March


February 20th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The next round of inter-governmental negotiations on UN Security Council reforms, in which India has a major stake, is to take place in the first ... Read more...

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New Nepal PM faces acid test over budget


February 9th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 9 (IANS) Still floundering to form his cabinet almost a week after he became Nepal's new prime minister with the support of the Maoist party, communist chief Jhala ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Increase of circle rate to uproot poor, lower middle class from Delhi: Malhotra


February 3rd, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 3 (ANI): Leader of Opposition in Delhi Assembly Professor Vijay Kumar Malhotra has said that the increase of circle rate by 100 percent will prove to be a death ... Read more...

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Egyptian protesters defy curfew after Mubarak refuses to resign


January 29th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo (Egypt), Jan 29(ANI): Full-fledged chaos has been reported at several regions of Egypt, on the fifth straight day of demonstrations calling for the resignation of President Hosni Mubarak.In Cairo, some 1,000 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Blocking rogue gene could stop cancer


January 25th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) In a major breakthrough, scientists have discovered that blocking a rogue gene with the right drugs could halt cancer in its tracks.The culprit gene, known as WWP2, attacks ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Australia has suffered its worst cricketing day for 100 years: Roebuck


December 27th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec. 27 (ANI): After Australia scored a shocking 98 in their first innings in the Boxing Day Test, noted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck believes that the Ashes is in England's pocket.With ... Read more...

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Mirrors will make it ‘impossible to shut down WikiLeaks’


December 7th, 2010 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 7 (ANI): Shutting down whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks is proving to be an impossible task, and a concerted, multinational effort to censor it has failed.There are now more than 500 websites ... Read more...

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With India on UNSC, Nepal Maoists rethink strategy


December 1st, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Dec 1 (IANS) With India assuming a seat on the UN Security Council after 19 years, Nepal's opposition Maoist party will have to do some quick rethink of its ... Read more...

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Coach Rafa Benitez future at Inter ‘on the line’


November 18th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.18 (ANI): Inter boss Rafa Benitez's future is "on the line" according to reports in Italy.According to The Sun, Benitez was called to an emergency meeting and club sources ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy: Delhi pick up three points


November 13th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 13 (IANS) Delhi salvaged three valuable points from their drawn match with Tamil Nadu in the Ranji Trophy Elite Group A here Saturday despite the heroics of off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin ... Read more...

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McLaren to support reigning F1 champ Button’s never-say-die campaign


October 30th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 30(ANI): McLaren Formula One team has said that it would support Jenson Button's campaign to retain his title despite the reigning champion trailing leader Fernando Alonso by over 40 points. ... Read more...

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F1 title challenge is ‘not over until it’s over’: Button


October 29th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 29(ANI): Reigning Formula One champion Jenson Button reckons that he can still win the championship title despite trailing leader Fernando Alonso by 42 points with only two races remaining.Button had ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Government May License Internet In Near Future?


October 8th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri The latest buzz in the web that is doing the round is that the World Wide Web or internet as it is popularly called may not remain free of control. ... Read more...

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Akshay says no to Vashu Bhagnani’s Faltu


October 7th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood star Akshay Kumar is known to be a professional when it comes to money but he surprised everyone by denying a lucrative offer from producer ... Read more...

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‘Bumpy’ Sydney Cricket Ground getting a dream makeover to restore iconic status


September 21st, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sep 21(ANI): Less than a month before the start of a new cricket season in Australia, the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is undergoing renovation, where workmen are using laser technology to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Nepal PM poll headed for failure again


August 17th, 2010 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 17 (IANS) Nearly 50 days after Nepal's Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal resigned under Maoist pressure, the Himalayan republic is yet to get a new premier with a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution: The Food Fight Continues


April 17th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by admin
By Anita ThomasFor two months Jamie Oliver has been living in Huntington West Virginia promoting healthy food and healthy eating. Jamie’s revolution is trying to change the way our school system ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment, Health |

Tito’s grandson seeks return of Communism


April 9th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, April 9 (IANS/AKI) Thirty years after the death of former Yugoslav communist stalwart Josip Broz Tito, his grandson and namesake Josip Broz has begun the uphill task of resurrecting his grandfather's ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mel Gibson doesn’t think Obama can ‘fix’ America


January 30th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 30 (ANI): Mel Gibson has confessed he has little faith in US President Barack Obama's capabilities to "fix" United States.The controversial actor made the revelation at the Hollywood premiere ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Post LTTE, bitterly divided Sri Lanka set to elect president


January 24th, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A viciously split Sri Lanka goes to the polls Tuesday to elect a president in the first nationwide election after the decisive rout of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Greece declares emergency in ‘battle’ to control fires


August 23rd, 2009 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
Athens, Aug 23 (DPA) Athenians living on the outskirts of the Greek capital battled alongside firefighters to stamp out a large fire burning out of control northeast of the city. Declaring a state ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Soon, a ‘love potion’ that may help couples communicate better


April 30th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): Relationships are tricky. Most of the people think at some point that communicating positively with their partners when discussing stressful issues, like home finances, is an impossible task. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hiddink concedes title to Man U


April 23rd, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.23 (ANI): Chelsea coach Guus Hiddink has thrown in the towel and conceded the FA Cup title to Manchester United.The Dutchman admitted his Chelsea team now face an impossible ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Terming St. Georges Day ”racist” angers UK town residents


February 13th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 13 (ANI): Residents of West Bromwich in the West Midland have reacted angrily to a move to ban the celebration of St. Georges Day. The ban has reportedly imposed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pak legal luminaries say Musharrafs impeachment not that simple


August 8th, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi , Aug 8 (ANI): Legal luminaries in Pakistan feel that the move to impeach President Musharraf first and then tackle the deposed judiciary would further complicate the already much-delayed issue ... Read more...

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