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Olympic wrestling: Varner wins gold for US


August 12th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Jacob Varner grappled to the gold medal for the United States in the Olympic men's 96kg freestyle wrestling here at the ExCel Arena Sunday, beating ... Read more...

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Olympics: Australia paddle to kayak four gold


August 9th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Last year's World Championships silver medallists Australia narrowly claimed gold Thursday in a close-run Olympic men's kayak four final.The Australians held a quarter-length advantage ... Read more...

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Waitresses who wear red get more tips


August 4th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Waitresses who wear red clothes or put on red lipstick get up to 26 percent extra in tips than while wearing other colours, a study has ... Read more...

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Olympic rowing: South Africa takes gold in coxless fours


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) South African rowers pipped Britain and defending champions Denmark to gold at the Olympics in a thrilling lightweight coxless fours race here Thursday.South Africa's James ... Read more...

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Olympic archery: Jayanta, Swuro miss mark (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Jayanta Talukdar and Chekrovolu Swuro lost to their respective American opponents in contrasting fashion to exit the archery individual event at the London Olympics here Tuesday.Talukdar ... Read more...

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Olympic archery: Talukdar is another Indian casualty


July 31st, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Indian archer Jayanta Talukdar got a 0-6 hammering from America's Jacob Wukie in the opening men's individual elimination round at the London Olympics here Tuesday.The archers' ... Read more...

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One killed in Mumbai monorail project site accident


July 20th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS)At least one person was killed and five others were injured when a slab of the under-construction monorail crashed in a slum area late Thursday, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Probe into call details leak in murder case


July 14th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 14 (IANS) A probe has been launched on how the call details of a Kerala Police official involved in the investigation of the murder of a former CPI-M ... Read more...

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British surrogate mother ‘retires’ after 10 children


June 30th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 30 (IANS) Britain's most prolific surrogate mother who gave birth to 10 children has announced her retirement from the baby business.Jill Hawkins, 47, insists premature twins Jacob and ... Read more...

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Sethi warms up with easy win


June 20th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 20 (IANS) Multiple former World billiards champion Geet Sethi knocked in breaks of 153, 261 and 105 as he beat Tapendra 150-0 in the super league of the ... Read more...

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Lee Chong Wei keeping relaxed ahead of London Olympics


May 21st, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Wuhan (China), May 21 (IANS) World No.1 badminton player Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia is keeping relaxed ahead of the London Olympics and says he doesn't want to put pressure ... Read more...

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Kerala forests suspected to shelter Maoists: Police


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), May 2 (IANS) Police suspect the presence of Maoists in the forests across Kerala but is unsure of their activities, a top police officer said here Wednesday.Speaking ... Read more...

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Kerala High Court orders probe into fake stamp papers


April 20th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 20 (IANS) Acting Chief Justice of the Kerala High Court Manjula Chellur Friday gave directions to all the courts in the state for an immediate inquiry into the ... Read more...

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Chandy adds two ministers


April 12th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 12 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Thursday added two more ministers to his cabinet, taking the total strength to 21.M. Ali, 60, of the Indian Union Muslim ... Read more...

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Taylor Lautner in ‘Grown Ups 2′?


April 6th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Actor Taylor Lautner is in talks to appear in "Grown Ups 2" alongside Adam Sandler.The 20-year-old "Twilight Saga" star, who rose to fame after portraying Jacob ... Read more...

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Trouble in Kerala’s ruling coalition over ministership claims


March 26th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 26 (IANS) Trouble is brewing in Kerala's ruling Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) as two of the coalition partners are putting pressure for a ministerial berth.While the Congress ... Read more...

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2,600-year-old helmet found in Israel


March 1st, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) A bronze Greek warrior helmet dating back to the 6th or 5th century BC has been discovered on a seabed in Israel, the Daily Mail reported ... Read more...

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Will Indian women’s cricket team get its first Keralite?


February 1st, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 1 (IANS) Her chances of making it to the national side are a bright 75 percent but leg-spinner Asha Joy's family is leaving nothing to chance and cajoling ... Read more...

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Amish men jailed over reflective triangle dispute


January 12th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kentucky, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A group of Amish men who refused to use the mandated reflective triangle at the back of the horse-drawn cart have been jailed. The Amish community is ... Read more...

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Opposition will raise funds to build new dam: Achuthanandan


November 30th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Idukki (Kerala), Nov 30 (IANS) With a by-election to the Kerala assembly to be held soon, Leader of Opposition V.S. Achuthanandan Wednesday said his Left Democratic Front (LDF) will ... Read more...

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Want Poojapura Chapatis - straight from jail?


November 28th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 28 (IANS) For the first time in Kerala, food made behind bars is about to be marketed outside and the project will make a beginning with the humble ... Read more...

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Governor’s public hearing has few takers (Punjab Newsletter)


November 26th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 26 (IANS) Having been cancelled quite a few times in the last two years, public hearing sessions of Punjab Governor Shivraj Patil have hit a new low. ... Read more...

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Kerala assembly pays homage to T.M. Jacob


November 2nd, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 2 (IANS) Cutting across party lines, the Kerala assembly paid tributes for the third day Tuesday to T.M. Jacob, the state civil supplies minister who died Sunday.Jacob, 61, ... Read more...

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Kerala assembly adjourns to mourn minister’s death


October 31st, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 31 (IANS) The Kerala assembly was Monday adjourned after Speaker G. Karthikeyan announced the death of civil supplies minister T.M. Jacob.Jacob, who led the Kerala Congress-Jacob and was ... Read more...

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US woman arrested in murder case says she’s a vampire


September 29th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, Sep 29 (IANS/EFE) A Florida woman accused of having lured a teenager to a house where a group beat him to death says that she is a vampire."Since I ... Read more...

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‘Breaking Dawn’ to release Nov 18


September 21st, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The much-awaited fourth and last instalment of the "Twilight" series, "Breaking Dawn-The Twilight Saga", is set to hit the screens worldwide Nov 18. The first look ... Read more...

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Search still on for hikers who went missing in Vernal Falls


July 20th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Yosemite, July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rangers are still searching for the three unfortunate hikers who went missing in the Vernal Falls. Numerous search parties are combing the area for clues and they ... Read more...

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Two killed as monorail slab collapses


July 1st, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Two people were killed and two others injured when a slab of the under-construction monorail collapsed here Friday evening, an official said.The four victims were staffers ... Read more...

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Hundreds attracted to the job that wasn’t!


June 15th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 15 (IANS) In a state with 4.5 million unemployed youth, a story in a Kerala newspaper about the shortage of a hangman attracted hundreds for the job. But ... Read more...

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Will Chandy government pardon UDF leader?


June 11th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 11 (IANS) R. Balakrishna Pillai, chief of the Kerala Congress (B), has almost exhausted 45 days of parole in a corruption case. And now everyone is asking if ... Read more...

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Chandy gives up ‘Z’ category cover


June 10th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 10 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, who prefers to be seen in the middle of a crowd, has decided to let go of his 'Z' category ... Read more...

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Youth survives 90-foot fall thanks to a sunbed


May 24th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) A British teenager survived a 90-foot fall at a hotel as he landed on a sun lounger, it was reported here.Nineteen-year-old Jacob Evans suffered a broken ... Read more...

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Cabinet berths for Congress’ Kerala allies


May 16th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 16 (IANS) The Congress has "more or less" decided to give all its allies cabinet berths in the new Kerala government, chief minister in waiting Oommen Chandy said."Yes, ... Read more...

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Israel shoos away dogs with high-pitched noise


April 30th, 2011 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, April 30 (IANS) The Israeli capital city of Tel Aviv has declared war on dogs that soil public parks. It is using an "unpleasant, high-pitched" tone - that ... Read more...

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Bruce Springsteen visits ‘American Idol’ sets


April 19th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The remaining seven contestants couldn’t believe their luck when they had an ‘extraordinary’ visitor on Friday. Bruce Springsteen passed by at the studios of American Idol ... Read more...

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