indomitable spirit

Kalam’s green mission at Rashtrapati Bhavan


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The sprawling Mughal Gardens in Rashtrapati Bhavan became a laboratory for nature-related experiments for A.P.J. Abdul Kalam during his 2002-07 presidential tenure."It was a great ... Read more...

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Japan safe again, resurgent: Ambassador to India


March 11th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) Japanese ambassador to India Akitaka Saiki said Sunday his country was safe once again and the economy had bounced back a year after a devastating ... Read more...

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It’s survival of fittest on Indian reality TV


January 8th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) Be it the spicy "Bigg Boss 5", "Spitsvilla" and "Swayamvar" or the adventure-based "Survivor India", "Roadies" and "Khatron Ke Khiladi" -- Indian reality television ... Read more...

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‘Dirty Picture’ not a formal biopic


November 4th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) The makers of Vidya Balan starrer "The Dirty Picture" have clarified that the film is not a formal biopic."With reference to the legal notice received ... Read more...

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IAF’s women skydivers jump to fame


October 8th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hindon (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 8 (IANS) It was a plummeting debut... the all-woman skydivers team of the Indian Air Force (IAF) announced their arrival with a 8,000-foot parajump from a ... Read more...

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Indian Army celebrates Kargil war Victory Day


July 26th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 26 (IANS) Indian Army troops across Jammu and Kashmir, operating under the Northern Command, Tuesday paid homage to the 527 soldiers who laid down their lives during the ... Read more...

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Mumbai terror attack won’t shake market confidence: Pranab


July 14th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Condemning Wednesday's Mumbai terror attack in which 17 people were killed and 131 others injured, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday said it was a ... Read more...

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Mamata a role model for women, says US diplomat


June 15th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 14 (IANS) A US diplomat Tuesday lauded West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her fighting spirit and called her a great role model for women."Look at ... Read more...

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Bengal’s tallest stage icon passes away at 85


May 15th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) He was a man of the masses with a vision that changed the Bengali stage forever. Legendary playwright, director and actor Badal Sircar took theatre ... Read more...

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Pulling people, and the crowds - rickshaws adorn match venue (World Cup Diary)


February 17th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Dhaka, Feb 17 (IANS) The humble mode of transport, the rickshaw, is clearly a crowd puller in more ways than one with the road leading to the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium, ... Read more...

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Laxman pays tribute to 2010 German Bakery blast victims in Pune


February 13th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by ANI
Pune, Feb 13(ANI): Indian cricketer V.V.S Laxman on Sunday paid tribute to the victims of last year's German Bakery blast in Pune.Pune had witnessed a militant attack when the city's popular ... Read more...

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Arlington Gearing Up To Host Super Bowl 2011


January 24th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Arlington, Jan 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Cowboys Stadium in Arlington in the U.S. state of Texas is the place to be on February 6 when the 45th edition of the ... Read more...

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Asian Cup will boost football’s profile in India: Houghton


January 15th, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, Jan 15 (IANS) Despite a 2-5 whipping against Bahrain, India's chief football coach Bob Houghton praised the side's indomitable spirit and said the Asian Cup experience will boost the game's profile ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Teen Awards 2010: A Star-Studded Event!


November 17th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Wanted, Professor Green and Olly Murs, who rose to fame on "The X Factor also performed on stage. Robert Pattinson made it at the best actor for “Breaking Dawn” though he ... Read more...

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After Suu Kyi, Dalai Lama hopes for Chinese dissident’s freedom


November 15th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 15 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama Monday welcomed the release of Myanmarese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi and hoped China too would free fellow Nobel laureate Liu ... Read more...

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14, Creek Lane all but forgotten on Mother Teresa’s birthday


August 26th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth Kolkata, Aug 26 (IANS) As the world saluted Mother Teresa on her birth centenary Thursday, the three-storey house in Kolkata from where the selfless nun's Missionaries of Charity began its ... Read more...

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Glenn Beck Declares He Might Turn Blind Within A Year


July 24th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Salt Lake City, July 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Conservative television and radio talk show host Glenn Beck recently shocked all his fans when he announced that he was suffering from a ... Read more...

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Dead Proteas tenor’s music to be used at World Cup opening ceremony


June 9th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, June 9 (ANI): The opening ceremony of the World Cup will see the music of the late South African opera singer Siphiwo Ntshebe being used, the event's organisers have announced.Ntshebe, 34, ... Read more...

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Crystal Bowersox Performs “Midnight Train To Georgia”


March 31st, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Mar 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "R&B" Theme Night in "American Idol" 2010 had its "Top 10 Showdown" where all witnessed a sizzling performance delivered by Crystal Bowersox as she ... Read more...

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Sparklehorse Singer Mark Linkous Commits Suicide


March 8th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Knoxville, March 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The idol of many alternate rock music fans, Mark Linkous is no more. The Sparklehorse lead has taken his life, according to the statement made ... Read more...

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President Patil pays floral tributes to Kabul attack victims


February 27th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 27 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil here on Saturday paid homage to the Indians who died in the Kabul suicide attack.The special Air Force flight, which had left for ... Read more...

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Gujarat kickstarts golden jubilee celebrations


January 2nd, 2010 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 1 (IANS) Gujarat kicked off the golden jubilee celebrations of its formation at a grand function here Friday with state lawmakers vowing to work to take the state to ... Read more...

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Butler University Basketball Coach Successfully Battles Breast Cancer


November 27th, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov.27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Beth Couture, coach of the woman's basketball team at the Butler University has emerged as an inspiration to her players as well as the other university students ... Read more...

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Parliament adopts resolution remembering 26/11 victims


November 26th, 2009 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 26 (ANI): On the first anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai attack, both houses of parliament on Thursday adopted a resolution, reiterating the nation's firm commitment to fight the ... Read more...

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India has emerged stronger after 2611: Sonia


November 25th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday said that India had "emerged stronger" after the 26/11 attacks and the terrorists had also "miserably failed" to break the spirit ... Read more...

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Johanna Orozco Recounts Affair Turned Nightmare On CBS


November 14th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov. 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) 20/20 on CBS will be covering the story of Johanna Orozco and her relationship with her boyfriend, Juan Ruiz Jr., whose obsession with her not only ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

“2012″ Review: Deadly Predictions In Epic Proportions


November 13th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov. 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "2012", the latest arrival from the stable of Columbia Pictures and the brainchild of director Roland Emmerich, bears his signature everywhere. Not unlike his earlier ventures, ... Read more...

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Meira Kumar awarded honorary doctoral degree


November 9th, 2009 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar was Monday presented an honorary doctoral degree of letters by Tirupati-based Sri Padmavati Mahila Viswavidyalayam University. University Vice-Chancellor G. Sarojamma presented ... Read more...

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Deadliest Catch Features Katmai Sinking


April 22nd, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by GD
Deadliest Catch on the Discovery Channel featured the Katmai sinking that happened last October and took the lives of a few crew members. FV (Fishing Vessel) Katmai was a commercial fishing boat. ... Read more...

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I’ve lost a friend: Asha Parekh remembers Shakti Samanta


April 10th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Asha Parekh, who did some of her most memorable roles under the direction of Shakti Samanta, says that with his death she's "lost a friend ... Read more...

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Kalam presents his vision to Amity University students


August 8th, 2008 - 8:01 pm ICT by ANI
NOIDA (Uttar Pradesh), Aug.8 (ANI): Enthusiasm and euphoria filled the air at Amity University when former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam visited the Amity University Campus here and enlightened them about ... Read more...

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Hiroshima Day: Let us worship peace and shun violence


August 6th, 2008 - 9:54 am ICT by admin
By Shobha Shukla Every year, peace loving people all over the world, and more so in Japan , observe 6th August as Hiroshima Day in memory of the millions killed and/ or maimed ... Read more...

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Military’s higher learning facility named after Manekshaw


June 30th, 2008 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) An upcoming state-of-the-art multi-facility centre for higher military learning at the Delhi Cantonment here has been renamed the "Manekshaw Centre" in memory of former Indian Army chief ... Read more...

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Bust of first Indian-American Congressman shines in India


May 7th, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The American dream is alive and shining. A bust of Dalip Singh Saund, the first Indian-American elected to the House of Representatives, now adorns the American Center ... Read more...

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