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Three held for murder of Amrita Pritam’s son


September 20th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, were arrested and a minor boy detained Thursday in connection with the murder of writer-poet Amrita Pritam's son Navraj Kwatra here ... Read more...

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Singapore Airlines welcomes FDI reform


September 20th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Singapore Airlines Thursday welcomed the government's decision to allow foreign direct investment in Indian carriers, but said it has no plans right now to invest ... Read more...

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Bomb scare prompts US university evacuation


September 18th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) A bomb threat at the Louisiana State University (LSU) Monday resulted in evacuation and cancellation of all campus activities for the day, Xinhua reported.At about 2 ... Read more...

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Alexis adds to Barca injury woes


September 14th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 14 (IANS) FC Barcelona said that Chilean winger Alexis Sanchez will miss Saturday's La Liga away game against Getafe.Alexis returned from playing two World Cup qualifying matches ... Read more...

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Former lawmaker’s body found in Mexico


September 13th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Sep 13 (IANS/EFE) The body of a former state legislator was found in the northern Mexican state of Nuevo Leon four days after he was kidnapped by gunmen, ... Read more...

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Venezuela releases US ship, skipper


September 12th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) Authorities in the western port city of Maracaibo released a US-flagged cargo ship and its captain after investigating an undeclared weapon found on the vessel, Venezuelan ... Read more...

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Neymar scores hat-trick as Brazil outplay China


September 11th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Recife (Brazil), Sep 11 (IANS) A Neymar hat-trick helped Brazil post a thumping 8-0 victory over China in their international football friendly at Recife's Arruda stadium here.The 20-year-old Brazil international ... Read more...

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Krul, Fer withdraw from Dutch squad for World Cup qualifier


September 10th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Sep 10 (IANS) Leroy Fer and Tim Krul will not travel to Budapest with the Dutch team for the 2014 World Cup qualifying match against Hungary Tuesday, the ... Read more...

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Hulk in Brazil’s starting line-up against China


September 10th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 10 (IANS) Forward Hulk is poised to replace Leandro Damiao in Brazil's starting line-up for Monday's international football friendly with China in Recife.The Zenit St.Petersburg star ... Read more...

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Chinese tennis boss admits Li Na not well educated


September 4th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 4 (IANS) China's tennis chief has pointed out that the lack of systematic education has been the root of Li Na's weak nerves that led to a sudden ... Read more...

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Drunk man chokes 70,000 chickens to death in US


August 29th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) A man in the US has been charged with killing 70,000 chickens in a single booze-fuelled night.Joshua Shelton, 21, cut off power to a battery chicken ... Read more...

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Windies performed well, says U-19 captain Braithwaite


August 29th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Aug 29 (IANS/CMC) West Indies colts captain Kraigg Braithwaite says his team performed well despite its failure to capture the Under-19 world cup down under.Of the ten matches played, ... Read more...

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Gawli’s punishment for murder to be fixed Friday


August 28th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) A Mumbai special court Tuesday deferred till Aug 31 the verdict on punishment in a murder case involving mafia don-turned-politician Arun Gawli and 11 others, a ... Read more...

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Israel is cancerous tumour: Ahmadinejad


August 17th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 17 (IANS/AKI) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Friday said Israel was an "insult to humanity" and compared the country to a "cancerous tumour" that must be stopped before it ... Read more...

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Hyderabad MP urges northeast people to stay


August 17th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 17 (IANS) Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi Friday assured people of the northeast region living in Hyderabad of protection and advised them not to leave the ... Read more...

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Brazilian assured of bronze in women’s boxing


August 7th, 2012 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/EFE) Brazil's Adriana Araujo, who assured herself of at least a bronze medal in the women's Olympic boxing competition with a win here Monday, is a soccer ... Read more...

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No more cuts coming, says Spanish minister


August 6th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 6 (IANS/EFE) Economy Minister Luis de Guindos has said in an interview that although Spain is finally asking for help from the European rescue fund there will be ... Read more...

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Colombian journalist wounded in grenade attack


August 6th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 6 (IANS/EFE) A journalist was wounded by attackers who struck at a community radio station in Colombia's Arauca province, which borders Venezuela.The Sarare Estereo radio station in Saravena ... Read more...

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Ekta overwhelmed by response to ‘Kyaa Super Kool…’


August 1st, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Film producer Ekta Kapoor says she is overwhelmed by the box office response to "Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum".The film, a sequel to the 2005 ... Read more...

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Man charged after losing hand to alligator


July 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Everglade, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An airboat captain who was bitten by an alligator last month has now been arrested and charged for feeding reptile. The man was arrested last Friday and ... Read more...

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Quiet, private 52nd birthday for Uddhav


July 27th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray, who turned 52 Friday, spent his birthday quietly at his residence with the family, a party official said here.Recuperating ... Read more...

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Bolt’s doctor declares him fit and ready


July 27th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/CMC) Team doctor of Jamaica's track and field outfit Winston Dawes says Usain Bolt is fit and ready for the Olympics despite lingering public concerns over his ... Read more...

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Bolt injury free, ready to defend titles, says manager


July 25th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), July 25 (IANS/CMC) Triple Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt is injury free and ready to defend his titles at the 30th Olympiad starting in London Friday, his long ... Read more...

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Mexico’s central bank sells $281 mn to ease volatility


July 25th, 2012 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 25 (IANS/EFE) The Banco de Mexico said it auctioned off $281 million on the domestic market to reduce volatility in the exchange rate of the peso, which ... Read more...

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West Indies speedster Roach ready to face Kiwis


July 24th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), July 24 (IANS/CMC) Fit-again fast bowler Kemar Roach says he is looking to make a big impact when he returns to the Test side for the ... Read more...

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232 Sri Lankans held while illegally migrating


July 16th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 16 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Navy has detained about 250 nationals who were trying to flee the country to Australia.A total of 232 Sri Lankans, including public employees ... Read more...

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Bolt unfazed despite two shockers from Blake


July 5th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kingstson (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) Back-to-back defeats for Usain Bolt have set tongues wagging about a possible change of guard at the top at the upcoming London Olympics, but ... Read more...

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Russia urges Syria, Turkey against clash


June 27th, 2012 - 7:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The downing of a Turkish jet by Syrian forces should not be considered a provocation or allowed to further destabilise the situation in the region, ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna delighted at having their way


June 21st, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna Thursday said they are excited about representing India in the men's doubles competition at the London Olympics after having ... Read more...

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Katy Perry’s ‘Wide Awake’ Video: Singer punches her Prince Charming


June 20th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS)
In Katy Perry’s new video, which seems to be inspired by Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland” story, the singer arrives to a labyrinth, which, as soon she ... Read more...

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Shanghai Shenhua confirms contract with Drogba


June 19th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 19 (IANS) Chinese football club Shanghai Shenhua boss Zhu Jun confirmed that Cote d'Ivoire and former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba will join the club on a two-and-half years' ... Read more...

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OPEC daily basket price hits $97.34 per barrel


June 13th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, June 12 (IANS/WAM) The price of 12-crude basket of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) Monday stood at $97.34 per barrel.Last Friday, the basket price was $95.87 per ... Read more...

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Did Lindsay Lohan lie to the police about her accident?


June 12th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US actress Lindsay Lohan, who is currently involved in the shooting of the film 'Liz & Dick', a biopic of the late Dame Elisabeth Taylor, apparently ... Read more...

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Youth collapsing at police recruitment rally, dies


June 12th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 11 (IANS) Suresh Bhujal, a youth from West Bengal's Darjeeling district, Monday died in a state-run hospital days after falling sick during a physical endurance test for recruitment ... Read more...

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Compensate slain terror suspect’s family, demands Samajwadi Party


June 11th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party Monday demanded that the Maharashtra government pay compensation of Rs.2.5 million to the family of terror accused Mohammed Qateel Jaffer Siddiqui who was ... Read more...

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