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Man Eats 191 Chicken Wings in 12 Min


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Buffalo, Sept 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man from California broke a record by eating 191 chicken wings in 12 minutes at a National Buffalo Wing festival. The man, Joey Chestnut won the ... Read more...

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Willie Hantz arrested for drinking and driving


July 27th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former Big Brother contestant was arrested early this morning on suspicion of driving under the influence. Willie Hantz is popularly known for his role as ... Read more...

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Bruno Senna awarded Lorenzo Bandini Trophy


July 17th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Grove (England), July 17 (IANS) Williams' Formula One driver Bruno Senna collected the Lorenzo Bandini Trophy in the picturesque town of Brisighella, Italy, awarded to him for showing great promise ... Read more...

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Assam’s night of shame: A channel head recalls (Special)


July 14th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
My head hangs in shame as I try to piece together one of the ugliest stories in my more than two decades of journalistic career - the horrific story of a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

A border shrine unites Indians, Pakistanis


June 28th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chamliyal (Jammu), June 28 (IANS) Despite the chill in India-Pakistan relations, thousands of people gathered Thursday on both sides of the border for a week-long fair in memory of a ... Read more...

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Six injured in Mumbai train collision (Second Lead)


June 17th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) At least six passengers were injured, three seriously, when two suburban trains collided here overnight, triggering a mini riot, officials said Sunday.The Churchgate-Borivli and the Virar-Churchgate ... Read more...

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Four killed, 41 wounded in Nigeria church bombing


June 10th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Abuja, June 10 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 41 injured Sunday in a suicide bomb blast that ripped through a church in Nigeria, police said.Emmanuel Ayeni, police ... Read more...

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Aged Royals and Knights battle it out at Eden Gardens (Preview)


April 12th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) Two sides high on experience but with contrasting performance graphs in the ongoing Indian Premier League meet at the hallowed Eden Gardens here Friday.While Rajasthan ... Read more...

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Villagers kill stray leopard in Assam


February 29th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 29 (IANS) A leopard was killed by angry villagers at Madhukuchi village of Assam after they failed in their efforts to shoo away the big cat from the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Ahmadinejad to unveil nuclear achievements Wednesday


February 15th, 2012 - 8:07 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 15 (IANS) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will unveil "some nuclear achievements" Wednesday, according to an announcement on Iran's presidential website."In the presence of the president, some new and ... Read more...

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Iran marks 33rd anniversary of Islamic Revolution


February 12th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 11 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of Iranians carrying flags and banners in support of the Islamic regime celebrated nationwide the 33rd anniversary of the country's Islamic Revolution on ... Read more...

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Sahara’s withdrawal fresh crisis for beleaguered cricket, BCCI


February 4th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 4 (IANS) Facing tough times following the Indian team's dismal performance, poor crowd response in home internationals, and challenge from Formula 1 racing, the Indian cricket board Saturday ... Read more...

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Mayawati launches BSP campaign in UP, spews fire at Congress (Second Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 1 (IANS) Launching her Bahujan Samaj Party's (BSP) election campaign Wednesday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati attacked the Congress, blaming it for anything that she ... Read more...

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Mayawati launches BSP campaign in UP, attacks Congress (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 1 (IANS) Launching her Bahujan Samaj Party's (BSP) election campaign Wednesday, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati attacked the Congress, blaming it for anything that she ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Army rescues trapped government officials in Kashmir


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 23 (IANS) A quick response to a distress situation by the Indian Army saved the lives of 11 government employees in Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir Monday ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM himself drove to the apex court


January 19th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 19 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was in the driver's seat while travelling to the Supreme Court for a hearing on a contempt notice it ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ready for any challenge: Indian Army chief


January 15th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Indian Army is ready to face any challenge, external or internal, as it is equipped with ultra-modern technology, the head of the 1.13 million-strong ... Read more...

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When Abhishek-Bips outbowled Neil-Sonam


December 29th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) Abhishek Bachchan-Bipasha Basu took on Neil Nitin Mukesh-Sonam Kapoor in a bowling competition here Thursday which ended with their opponents being roundly pipped, much ... Read more...

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Indian triumphs in India-Pakistan wrestling tourney


November 24th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 24 (IANS) India emerged victorious in a three-phase tournament that saw burly Pakistani and Indian wrestlers pitted against each other.Indian wrestler Sutander Singh defeated Pakistani wrestler Imran Ali ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

His ‘yatra’ over, Advani calls for UPA’s ouster (Roundup)


November 20th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Ending a 40-day 'yatra' that many said was aimed at projecting himself as prime ministerial candidate, BJP star L.K. Advani Saturday called for the ... Read more...

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Pakistan, India wrestling bouts a big draw


November 20th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 20 (IANS) Bouts between burly wrestlers from Pakistan and India attracted a large crowd in Pakistan's Gujranwala city.People thronged Jinnah stadium to watch Pakistani and Indian wrestlers grapple ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Eden gets large crowd for its maiden T20 international


October 30th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) After registering its lowest turnout Tuesday, the Eden Gardens got its roars back with about 50,000 spectators cheering the Indian team against England in the ground's ... Read more...

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Mix of colours, contrast and bling at WIFW


October 9th, 2011 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) The Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) kickstarted here Saturday with a heady mix of colour, contrast and bling for the modern woman.The first show ... Read more...

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Stay away from violence, Anna tells supporters (Lead)


August 23rd, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Declaring that he was in good health despite his weight loss, Anna Hazare Tuesday asked his supporters not to resort to violence under any circumstances."Do ... Read more...

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Don’t get violent, Anna tells supporters


August 23rd, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Fasting activist Anna Hazare Tuesday urged his supporters not to resort to violence."Do not take to violence. If you do, the government will crush you. ... Read more...

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Fasting Anna won’t budge on anti-graft law (Roundup)


August 19th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Engergised by swelling support, social activist Anna Hazare Friday vowed to remain on a fast till a strong anti-graft law was enacted as he resumed ... Read more...

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Unusually large crowd surprises Rajghat officials


August 19th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi's memorial Rajghat was witness to an unusually large crowd Friday when social activist Anna Hazare made a brief stopover along with thousands ... Read more...

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Norway minister thanks police for fantastic work


July 26th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 26 (IANS) Norway's justice minister has thanked the police for their "fantastic" response after the deadly bombing and shooting in the capital Oslo that led to the death ... Read more...

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Teenage girl’s body found on railway track


July 19th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 19 (IANS) The mutilated body of a young girl with her hands and legs tied was found on the railway track near here.The identity of the body, found ... Read more...

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Mamata visits Somnath Chatterjee


May 18th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) West Bengal's chief minister-in-waiting Mamata Banerjee Tuesday called on former Lok Sabha speaker and expelled Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Somnath Chatterjee at his ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

John Paul II beatified (Lead)


May 1st, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 1 (IANS) Pope Benedict XVI beatified John Paul II Sunday before a large crowd that congregated in St. Peter's Square and surrounding streets of Rome, taking the late ... Read more...

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Knight Riders decimate Kings XI, move atop IPL table


May 1st, 2011 - 3:49 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) Putting up an all-round impressive show, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) cruised to an eight-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab to move atop the Indian Premier ... Read more...

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Cops to rely on boy of 8 in Haryana widows’ lynching case


April 22nd, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhiwani, April 22 (IANS) As no witness is coming forth though a large crowd watched two widows being beaten to death at Ranila village earlier this week, Haryana Police said ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb, Mamata hold simultaneous roadshows


April 10th, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Howrah, April 9 (IANS) The twin cities of Kolkata and Howrah saw two main protagonists of the coming West Bengal assembly elections - Chief Minister Buddahdeb Bhattacharjee and Trinamool ... Read more...

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Awesome Pakistan breeze into World Cup semifinals


March 24th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 23 (IANS) Skipper Shahid Afridi bamboozled the West Indies with his leg-spin to capture four wickets as Pakistan breezed into the cricket World Cup semifinals with a crushing ... Read more...

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