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China’s para-powerlifter Liu stuns world


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Guaranteeing the gold and shattering the men's 67.5kg powerlifting Paralympic record in his first attempt, failing in the following two attempts to set a new world ... Read more...

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Olympics: Russia’s Lysenko hurls hammer farthest to take gold


August 11th, 2012 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Tatyana Lysenko added Olympic hammer gold to her world title Friday, nailing the Olympic record with a huge throw.Lysenko threw the hammer 78 metres ... Read more...

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Olympic shot put: Ostapchuk wins gold for Belarus


August 7th, 2012 - 2:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World silver medalist Nadzeya Ostapchuk of Belarus won Olympic gold in the women's shot put Monday.Ostapchuk posted a winning distance of 21.36 in the ... Read more...

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Olympics: Britain’s Rutherford leaps to long jump gold


August 5th, 2012 - 5:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Greg Rutherford of Britain won gold in the men's long jump Saturday, leaping 8.31 meters.Rutherford claimed the gold when Will Claye of the US, the ... Read more...

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China’s Wang finally lifts Olympic gold


July 29th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's four-time world champion Mingjuan Wang finally won an Olympic weightlifting gold Saturday, needing just three lifts to blow away the rest of the field.Wang, ... Read more...

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Uttarakhand CM tries to make peace with rival


June 12th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, June 12 (IANS) Hoping to make peace, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna Tuesday allocated multiple responsibilities to his arch rival Harak Singh Rawat and six other legislators.Rawat, who was ... Read more...

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Brand refused Perry’s plea to save marriage


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:03 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 23 (IANS) Comedian Russell Brand refused a plea by estranged wife Katy Perry for a last attempt to save their marriage.The singer asked Brand to meet ... Read more...

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One-armed bandit jailed after robbing for 35 years


December 19th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) A one-armed burglar in Britain, who raided houses at will since the age of 10, has been finally nabbed and jailed after 35 years while stealing ... Read more...

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Coronation Street: Sophie and Sian elope!


December 2nd, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tonight’s episode of the Coronation Street will see Sophie and Sian eloping. The two decided to run away rather than wait until they are 18 years.Before ... Read more...

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Rock music fan Robert McIndoe takes his own life because of his tinnitus


November 18th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 52-year-old man who was left with permanent ringing in his ears after attending a rock concert took his own life, his wife has revealed. An inquest ... Read more...

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Amanda Knox’s family invites her ex-boyfriend to Seattle


October 7th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Seattle, Oct 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British newspaper The Times has reported that Amanda Knox’s family has extended an invitation to her former boyfriend. Raffaele Sollecito was also acquitted after the defense team ... Read more...

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A father’s last effort to save son - and a crash that killed 10


May 26th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bettiah (Bihar), May 26 (IANS) A dream has died, leaving a trail of shattered hopes and a stunned family trying to come to terms with the death of their ailing ... Read more...

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West considering military action against Gaddafi over use of chemical weapon fears


March 1st, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 29 (ANI): The Western leaders, including British Prime Minister David Cameron are reportedly considering ordering military action against Colonel Muammar Gaddafi amid fears that the Libyan dictator could use ... Read more...

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Does astrology boost your chances of a baby?


January 21st, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) After four­ miscarriages and six failed IVF ­treatments, Mandy Parry was so depressed that she wanted to die. But a consultation with a fertility astrologer finally fulfilled her ... Read more...

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Robbery Attempt Foiled by Clerk With Samurai Sword


January 21st, 2011 - 1:42 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man who was suspected of robbing at least twelve stores around Columbia received the surprise of his life when his last attempt was foiled by a clerk ... Read more...

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Obama to appear on TV with ‘American Idol’ host in last attempt to woo youth ahead of polls


November 2nd, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 2 (ANI): In an attempt to woo the youth for one last time ahead of the mid-term polls, US President Barack Obama would reportedly talk to 'American Idol' host ... Read more...

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Katie Price still hopeful about IVF


October 28th, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) Model Katie Price has revealed that she and her cage-fighter husband Alex Reid have failed two attempts at in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) but still hopeful about the treatment."I've actually ... Read more...

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CWG athletics: Silver winners Vikas, Prajusha bring cheer for India (Roundup)


October 11th, 2010 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) India had their best-ever day in the Commonwealth Games track and field competition Sunday, picking up two silver medals from men's discus and women's ... Read more...

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CWG athletics: Prajusha aims for Asian Games medal (Second lead)


October 11th, 2010 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) India's M.A. Prajusha did not seem unduly perturbed at having narrowly missed the gold and was content with the silver in the women's long jump ... Read more...

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CWG Athletics: Injury robs Prajusha of gold in women’s long jumpead)


October 10th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) A strained calf muscle prevented M.A Prajusha from winning a rare gold for India in the track and field meet and she had to be content with ... Read more...

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Indian men lifters fail in 62kg category, women in 53kg


October 6th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) In a disappointing day for the Indian weightlifters, Swati Singh failed to win a medal in the 53 kg category women while Rustam Sarang and ... Read more...

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Indian lifters fail in 62-kg category


October 5th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) Indian lifters Rustam Sarang and Omkar Shekhar Otari Tuesday failed to figure in the top three in the men's weightlifting 62kg category despite tremendous support from the ... Read more...

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Scientists making last attempt to call Mars rover


July 31st, 2010 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 31 (DPA) Scientists were making efforts to contact the non-responsive Spirit Mars rover, which has lost contact with Earth during the Martian winter prompting fears that it might be permanently ... Read more...

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ASI denies fresh move to get back Kohinoor


July 26th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) Monday said it has not initiated any move to bring the fabled Kohinoor diamond back to India. "The last attempt ... Read more...

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Movie Review - Lamhaa (2010)


July 16th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Lamhaa: Definitely deserves a watchRating: 3.5 out of 5*Starring: Sanjay Dutt, Bipasha Basu, Kunal Kapoor and Anupam KherDirector: Rahul DholakiaJuly 16 (Sampurn Wire): While the burning issue of Kashmir has been ... Read more...

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‘Milenge Milenge’ about loving and forgiving (IANS Preview)


July 5th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Six years since it was launched, ex-couple Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor starrer "Milenge Milenge" is finally set to see the light of the day Friday ... Read more...

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Shibu Soren to meet Governor Farook


May 30th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by ANI
Ranchi, May 30 (ANI): In a sudden turn of events here, Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren is likely to call on State Governor M.O.H Farook on Sunday evening.Soren's meeting with Governor ... Read more...

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Kidnappers of Afghan Ambassador to Pak break silence after a year-and-a-half


May 3rd, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, May 3 (ANI): The kidnappers of Afghan ambassador-designate to Pakistan Abdul Khaliq Farahi have broken their silence after almost a year-and-a-half to claim that the diplomat is alive and in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Buzz Aldrin Eliminated From “Dancing With The Stars”


April 7th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Los Angeles, Apr 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The star studded "Dancing with the Stars" Season 10 is going great guns. The reality show which started this season on March 22 has ... Read more...

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Generosity comes full circle with this Indian couple in Melbourne


March 27th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar. 27 (ANI): Indian couple Pooja and Ashok Balasubramanian were one the verge of coming back to India when their friends in Australia refused to help them settle down there, but ... Read more...

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Bihar’s ruling JD-U gets new chief


February 14th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 14 (IANS) Janata Dal-United (JD-U) president Sharad Yadav Sunday said he had accepted the resignation of Bihar state unit chief Rajeev Ranjan Singh alias Lalan Singh and appointed Vijay Choudhary ... Read more...

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Parkinson’s patients develop brain abnormalities before symptoms occur


January 21st, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 21 (ANI): A new American research has found that Parkinson's patients develop brain abnormalities before symptoms of the disease start showing.The study, which appears in the Journal of Neuroscience, also ... Read more...

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Taylor Lautner Amazes Viewers On SNL


December 14th, 2009 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri, Dec.14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Twilight fans were in for a treat as their Jacob Black aka Taylor Lautner rocked the Saturday Night Live on Dec 12, in his last attempt ... Read more...

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EC deploys unprecedented security for assembly polls in three states


October 12th, 2009 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai / Chandigarh / Itanagar, Oct 12 (ANI): The Election Commission of India (ECI) has made elaborate security arrangements to ensure free and fair polls in Maharashtra, Haryana and Arunachal Pradesh ... Read more...

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Pak Govt behind bid to cripple Army and ISI through Kerry-Lugar bill conditions?


October 8th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct.8 (ANI): The Pakistan Army's top brass, while objecting to the terms and conditions attached with the Kerry Lugar Bill, has also raised apprehensions regarding the presence of some persons within ... Read more...

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