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France bans protest over anti-Islam movie


September 20th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 20 (IANS) France Thursday banned a protest against the screening of an anti-Islam US movie which has triggered outrage across the Muslim world, Xinhua reported.According to news channel ... Read more...

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D’Ambrosio to replace Grosjean for Italian GP


September 5th, 2012 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Monza (Italy), Sep 5 (IANS) Lotus reserve driver Jerome d'Ambrosio will replace the suspended Romain Grosjean in Sunday's Formula One Italian Grand Prix here.The 26-year-old Belgian gets his chance after ... Read more...

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Seedorf fears Rio fan violence


August 25th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 25 (IANS) Dutch star Clarence Seedorf has urged Rio football fans to show restraint during Sunday's local derby between Botafogo and Flamengo at the Engenhao ... Read more...

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China hotel fined after 140 fall ill


August 19th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 18 (IANS) A five-star hotel in south China's Hainan province was Saturday fined 618,000 yuan (around $97,000) after 141 people fell ill after having breakfast there, officials said.The ... Read more...

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Andy Murray withdraws from Rogers Cup


August 10th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Aug 10 (IANS) Olympic gold medallist Andy Murray withdrew from the Rogers Cup due to a knee injury, joining the growing list of top players absent from Canada's ... Read more...

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Andre throws party for new girlfriend


July 31st, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre threw a huge party at his house Sunday to introduce his friends to medical student Emily MacDonagh, whom he is dating."I decided to ... Read more...

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Jeev targets top-50 spot in world rankings


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lytham St. Annes, July 22 (IANS) Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh signed off from The Open Championship with a three-over-par 73 Sunday, and was ready to finally celebrate his Scottish ... Read more...

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Valdivia enjoys playing again after kidnapping


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 3 (IANS) Chile international midfielder Jorge Valdivia said he is finally enjoying his football again, almost a month after he and his wife were briefly kidnapped ... Read more...

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Dix out of 200m for London Games


June 30th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 30 (IANS) American sprinter Walter Dix, third in the 100 and 200 meters at the 2008 Olympics and second in both events at last year's World championships, failed ... Read more...

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Struggling Windies seek success against Black Caps (Preview)


June 30th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale, June 30 (IANS/CMC) Following their recent disastrous tour of England, the West Indies will seek to brighten their summer when they face New Zealand in the ... Read more...

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Narine still confident despite England travails


June 29th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), June 29 (IANS/CMC) West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine says his confidence has not been dented following a disappointing tour of England earlier this month.The Indian Premier League (IPL) ... Read more...

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Kidnapped Mexican mayor found dead


June 29th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Veracruz (Mexico), June 29 (IANS/EFE) A mayor kidnapped last weekend in the Mexican Gulf coast state of Veracruz was found dead Thursday, authorities said.The body of Marisol Mora Cuevas was ... Read more...

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Mills says New Zealand wary of inconsistent Windies


June 27th, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, June 27 (IANS/CMC) New Zealand fast bowler Kyle Mills says it is the inconsistency of the West Indies that makes the Caribbean side such a difficult team to play against.Speaking ... Read more...

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West Indies, Black Caps gear up for historic Florida T20s


June 27th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), June 27, (IANS/CMC) The embattled West Indies cricket team has touched down here to prepare for two historic Twenty20 Internationals against New Zealand.For the first time, West ... Read more...

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Gibson gets lucky with girls


June 25th, 2012 - 3:42 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) Mel Gibson was seen kissing an unidentified woman at a beach here just a week after getting up close and personal with Maria Menounos.He ... Read more...

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Over 100 killed in Nigerian church attacks : UN


June 23rd, 2012 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, June 23 (IANS) The UN human rights office has reported killing of over 100 people in Nigeria following attacks on churches by a radical Islamic group since ... Read more...

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Dogs take part in frisbee championships in Budapest


June 18th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Budapest, June 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sixty dogs, accompanied with their owners, have competed catching Frisbees at the European Disc Dog Championships. The animals, which come from six different countries, have taken part ... Read more...

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Saina pleased with her play in crunch situations


June 17th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 17 (IANS) India's badminton star Saina Nehwal Sunday said staying relaxed in crunch situations helped her win two titles in as many weeks and she is not thinking ... Read more...

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Saina wins third Indonesia Open title (Roundup)


June 17th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 17 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal got a big shot in the arm ahead of the London Olympics as she saved two match points before beating Li Xuerui of ... Read more...

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Saina scrapes past Xuerui to win third Indonesia Open crown (Lead)


June 17th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 17 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal got a big shot in the arm ahead of the London Olympics as she saved two match points before beating Li Xuerui of ... Read more...

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Lungs discovered on Los Angeles’ sidewalk


June 13th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A pair of lungs have been discovered on a Los Angeles-area sidewalk over the weekend. The organs were later analyzed by coroners, who established ... Read more...

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91 years old Arthur Gilbert is the world’s oldest triathlete


June 12th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Somerset, June 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Arthur Gilbert who carried the Olympic Torch through Minehead, Somerset, last month, is probably the world’s oldest triathlete, having taken part in 41 events, including swimming, cycling ... Read more...

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True Blood Season 5 Premiere breaks social media record


June 12th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The premiere of True Blood‘s season five, “Turn, Turn, Turn,” has generated over 242,000 comments on the social networking sites Facebook and Twitter last Sunday night, ... Read more...

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Pastor Creflo Dollar denies attacking daughter


June 11th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Atlanta, June, 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The pastor of the World Changers Church International Creflo Dollar has denied allegations that he punched his 15-year-old daughter. Last Sunday, the preacher received an enthusiastic ... Read more...

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150 Sri Lankans caught on illegal trip to Australia


June 4th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam, June 4 (IANS) Some 150 Sri Lankans were caught following an aborted attempt to reach Australia on a boat from here, police said Monday.According to police, some locals got ... Read more...

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Mother of three immolates herself in Tibet


May 31st, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 31 (IANS) The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) Thursday said a mother of three immolated herself in Tibet to protest Beijing's "repressive policies" and demand the return of the ... Read more...

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Gordon Ramsay stretchered off the field after a tackle from Teddy Sheringham at Soccer Aid


May 30th, 2012 - 4:32 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Manchester, May 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Just 5 minutes after the start of the Soccer Aid, a charity match to raise funds for Unicef, the former England footballer Teddy Sheringham tackled Gordon Ramsay, ... Read more...

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Reds’ Todd Frazier loses his bat


May 29th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Baseball can sometimes be an odd and surprising game. What happened last Sunday to Todd Frazier from the Cincinnati Reds evidences this argument. ... Read more...

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Robin Gibb’s death was caused by kidney failure


May 28th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Bee Gees singer Robin Gibb died of kidney failure last Sunday after a two-year battle with cancer and having recently suffering from pneumonia. Gibb’s son Robin ... Read more...

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Emeli Sande is back on the No. 1 spot with ‘Our Version of Events’


May 28th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Emeli Sandé is back on the UK albums number one spot with her album “Our Version of Events”. She released the album in February 2012. The singer ... Read more...

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Alligator found in a Brampton home backyard


May 24th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Brampton, May 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chelsey Hiemstra got the shock of her life when she found a three-foot-long reptile relaxing under a shady tree in her Brampton backyard last Sunday.She was with ... Read more...

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Pakistani shot while on way to collect bodies of three sons


May 19th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 19 (IANS) A Pakistani woman was injured and three men accompanying her were killed when they were shot at while on their way to a morgue in Karachi ... Read more...

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Thackeray wants Aamir show telecast in Karnataka


May 8th, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Tuesday asked the Karnataka government to allow the telecast of Bollywood star Aamir Khan's maiden television show "Satyameva Jayate".While hitting ... Read more...

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Israeli PM’s father passes away


April 30th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, April 30 (IANS) Ben-Zion Netanyahu, father of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Monday passed away at his Jerusalem home at the age of 102.A statement released Monday by ... Read more...

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Mark Williams in last 16 of snooker worlds


April 27th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield (England), April 27 (IANS) China's Liu Chuang suffered a first-round exit from the World Snooker Championship after a 6-10 loss to Welsh veteran Mark Williams here.The 22-year-old Liu, who ... Read more...

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