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Lopez, Smart on verge of break up?


August 5th, 2012 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 5 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez and her dancer beau Casper Smart's relationship is reportedly going through a rough patch and the two are on verge of ... Read more...

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Putin proposes Medvedev as prime minister


May 7th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) President Vladimir Putin proposed Dmitry Medvedev for the post of prime minister Monday, the speaker of Russia's lower house of parliament said.Putin first put forward ... Read more...

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Future mobile phones can project movies


February 29th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, Feb 29 (IANS) You may have a collection of excellent videos showcasing family life or an outing, shot with your expensive mobile phone. But how often do you wish ... Read more...

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Soon ‘test tube’ meat on dining table


February 20th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) With scientists perfecting the art of growing beef in the lab, the world's first test tube hamburger will be served later this year, The Telegraph reported ... Read more...

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Dogs at Queen’s estate in Sandringham struck by rare disease


September 19th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists in the United Kingdom and around the world are scratching their heads for answers regarding a rare disease that affect dogs. The first time the disease ... Read more...

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Gordon Ramsay to sue family members


August 9th, 2011 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) British celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is taking a family feud to court by suing a number of his wife's relatives.Ramsay's rift with his in-laws hit the ... Read more...

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Drought stalks China’s food bowl


May 17th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 17 (IANS) China's central Hubei province, known as the land of a thousand lakes and a major producer of grain and cotton in the country, has been severely ... Read more...

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82-year-old’s death on Everest can’t dampen ‘old’ climbers


May 10th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 10 (IANS) The death of an 82-year-old intrepid Nepali climber and veteran statesman on the slopes of Mt Everest has saddened the climbing community but not deterred other ... Read more...

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Kyrgyz deputies sacrifice sheep to drive evil spirits away


April 21st, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 21 (IANS) After witnessing two popular revolts, a bloody fistfight and a police raid that turned up a Kalashnikov in the parliament chamber, the Kyrgyz legislature Thursday saw ... Read more...

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‘World’s oldest man’ dies at 114


April 15th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): Walter Breuning, the world's oldest man, has passed away in Montana. He was 114.According to Stacia Kirby, spokeswoman of the Rainbow Senior Living retirement home where Breuning lived, ... Read more...

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Prince Harry And Former Girlfriend Chelsy Davy Spotted Together


February 8th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With his elder brother gearing up to tie the knot this April, its seems that Prince Harry is also trying to rekindle his romance with former ... Read more...

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Prince Harry, Chelsy Davy ‘reunited on secret night out’


February 8th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): Prince Harry and on-off girlfriend Chelsy Davy apparently clambered into the boot of a car to avoid being pictured together while leaving a private members club last week.But ... Read more...

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Report detailing sexual assault claims against Assange leaked online


February 5th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Days before a hearing in the court to decide whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange should be extradited to Sweden, a confidential police report detailing sexual assault allegations against ... Read more...

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2.57 million Chinese affected by drought


January 31st, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan 31 (ANI): Around 2.57 million people and 77.4 million mu (5.16 million acres) of crops have reportedly been affected by the ongoing drought in China.The Xinhua news agency quoted ... Read more...

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Taliban ‘killing their own’ to wrest back control in Afghan district


January 31st, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.31 (ANI): Taliban gunmen have begun assassinating their own rank and file in a desperate bid to stop a remote mountain valley sliding from their grasp, as well as bringing ... Read more...

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2.5 mn Chinese suffering from drought


January 31st, 2011 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 31 (IANS) Around 2.57 million people in China are facing shortage of drinking water, the national drought control authorities have said.Due to the ongoing drought situation, 5.16 million acres of ... Read more...

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David Miliband approaches BBC for a TV role


January 9th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 9 (ANI): In a surprise move, Labour leadership candidate David Miliband is reportedly considering a role in television apparently with the intention of splashing water on brother Ed's hopes that ... Read more...

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Fish to face Isner in final after Roddick’s knockout


July 25th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Atlanta, July 25 (DPA) Mardy Fish ran his career-best win streak to nine straight as the sixth seed stunned top seed Andy Roddick 7-6 (7-5), 6-3 in the semifinals of the ... Read more...

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UK council bans residents from cutting grass over safety concerns


July 20th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 20 (ANI): A council in the UK that stopped chopping the grass to save 30,000 pounds a year, has told residents not to do it themselves, in case they hurt ... Read more...

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Lost Charlie Chaplin movie to premiere at last


July 18th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): A long lost Hollywood silent movie starring a young Charlie Chaplin has been discovered at an antiques fair.The 1914 film with a cameo appearance by Chaplin is now ... Read more...

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Seeds bomb out as Williams, Clijsters exit Wimbledon


June 29th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Bill Scott London, June 29 (DPA) Five-time winner Venus Williams and reigning US Open champion Kim Clijsters suffered stunning defeats as a pair of low-profile opponents cashed in with upset victories ... Read more...

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Australia favourite to host 2022 football World Cup after 2018 bid-axe


June 11th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 11(ANI): Australia has emerged as one of the favourites to host the 2022 football World Cup after the Football Federation Australia (FFA) decided to drop the 2018 bid.FFA Chairman Frank ... Read more...

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Rat fur - the latest accessory in fashion


June 7th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 7 (ANI): Mink, fox and rabbit fur have often been a part of a typical ramp ensemble, but the latest addition to the list of furs comes from an unlikely ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Holder Kuznetsova wins, Ivanovic crashes in Stuttgart


April 28th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Stuttgart, April 28 (DPA) Svetlana Kuznetosva started her title defence at the Porsche tennis Grand Prix with a 6-1, 6-2 demolition of Katarina Srebotnik. The third-seeded Russian Kuznetsova took 69 minutes for her ... Read more...

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G20 labour ministers hold first meeting


April 20th, 2010 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 20 (DPA) Labour ministers of the Group of 20 (G20) bloc of major industrial and developing countries were holding their first meeting Tuesday to discuss ways to kickstart job growth. The ... Read more...

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Cher’s gender-swap son shows off new girlfriend


April 19th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Veteran singer Cher's daughter Chastity, who underwent a sex change operation, proudly showed off new girlfriend Jennifer Elia at an award function. Now known as Chaz Bono, Chastity began ... Read more...

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Rainfall brings relief to drought-hit Chinese province


March 29th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) Cloud seeding brought rainfall over the weekend in drought hit Yunnan province in southwest China, a media report said Monday. Meteorologists, however, said the light to moderate rainfall will ... Read more...

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Over 1500 Uzbek militants in Pak’s S. Waziristan area


March 20th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.20 (ANI): Foreign fighters, or "global terrorists" remain a formidable presence in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province (NWFP).First-hand accounts from locals suggest that there is no shortage of Islamic foreigners ... Read more...

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Toyota fixing leaky hoses in over 1.6 mn vehicles


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 2 (DPA) Toyota Motor Corp said Tuesday it is repairing more than 1.6 million vehicles around the world, including the Camry sold in the US and the sport utility vehicle ... Read more...

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Don’t hold Dalai Lama-Obama meeting, China tells US


February 12th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 12 (IANS) China Friday asked the US to immediately withdraw a decision to hold a meeting between US President Barack Obama and Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama. "China firmly ... Read more...

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White House confirms Dalai Lama meeting with Obama


February 12th, 2010 - 4:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 12 (DPA) US President Barack Obama will meet Tibetan spritual leader Dalai Lama Feb 18 at the White House in a move that will surely antagonise China. Obama had postponed ... Read more...

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Pakistan offers to talk to Taliban to stem India’s influence: NYT


February 10th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 10 (IANS) Pakistan has offered to mediate with Taliban factions in return for a friendly Afghanistan and ways to stem the growing Indian presence there, the New York ... Read more...

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Jennifer Ellison welcomes baby boy


February 6th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 6 (ANI): British actress Jennifer Ellison has become a proud mother of a baby boy.The 26-year-old gave birth to Bobby, her first child with husband Rob Tickle, 30, reports the ... Read more...

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Australian Open: Cilic chips away to overcome Roddick (Lead)


January 26th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 26 (DPA) Marin Cilic struggled through a five-set marathon capped with a closing burst of form to bury Andy Roddick 7-6 (7-4), 6-3, 3-6, 2-6, 6-3 Tuesday and become ... Read more...

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Lawsuit Filed Against Mischa Barton Over Unpaid Rent


January 24th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Mischa Barton, who is best known for starring in the television series "The O.C" is hitting headlines for all the wrong reasons lately. The 23 ... Read more...

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