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CBI officer probing Adarsh scam transferred


July 5th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) A senior Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officer probing the Adarsh housing scam was transferred Thursday but the agency described it as a "routine move".CBI Joint ... Read more...

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Brazil soccer chief resigns


March 13th, 2012 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 13 (IANS) President of the Brazilian Confederation of Soccer (CBF) Ricardo Teixeira has stepped down after 23 years at the helm following allegations of corruption.Monday's announcement ... Read more...

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US aviation chief resigns after drunk driving arrest


December 7th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) The administrator of the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Randy Babbitt has resigned following his drunk driving arrest. In a brief statement Tuesday, Babbitt said ... Read more...

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World says iGrieve as Steve Jobs passes away


October 6th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 6 (IANS) Steve Jobs, the man who began tinkering with gadgets in his garage and then went on to power the iPod, iPad and iPhone that became ... Read more...

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Former UN security worker charged with $100,000 fraud


July 1st, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An ex-UN employee has been arrested for allegedly holding jobs at the UN and the National Labour Relations Board (NLRB) as well, the US Department ... Read more...

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Rajat Gupta takes leave from his PE firm


March 11th, 2011 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 11 (IANS) Amid charges of insider trading by US regulators, Rajat Gupta, former Indian-American director of Goldman Sachs Group has taken a leave of absence from a ... Read more...

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Mexico’s 21-yr-old police chief fired after she fails to return from US trip


March 8th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 8 (ANI): The Mexican woman, who was the only person willing to become police chief of her town, has been fired after she apparently fled to the United States.Marisol Valles ... Read more...

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Apple CEO has just six weeks to live: Report


February 17th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Apple founder and CEO Steve Jobs has terminal pancreatic cancer and may live for just six more weeks, a media report said Thursday.The 55-year-old Jobs in January announced ... Read more...

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Apple Inc. Officials Tight-lipped About Steve Jobs’s Medical Leave


January 18th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest buzz with which the tech town at present is flooded is the medical leave of Steve Jobs. The Apple Inc. CEO yesterday announced that ... Read more...

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Apple CEO Jobs to take medical leave


January 18th, 2011 - 1:37 am ICT by BNO News
CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Apple Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs on Monday announced that he will take a medical leave from the technology company.Jobs, 55, informed that he is taking another ... Read more...

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Academy Award Nominated Actress Jill Clayburgh Dies At 66


November 7th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Lakeville, Nov 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Academy award nominated actress Jill Clayburgh passed away on Friday leaving her family and friends mourning over her death. Her family confirmed that she breathed ... Read more...

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Workers strike halts construction of greenfield airport in Sikkim


October 21st, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by ANI
Pakyong (Sikkim), Oct 21 (ANI): The construction of a greenfield airport has come to a standstill here after the workers went on a strike on Thursday over their demands for better wage ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey’s new network sued for workplace discrimination


August 15th, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 15 (ANI): A woman who worked for talk show host Oprah Winfrey's OWN network has sued the company over claims she was subjected to a hostile work environment.According to ... Read more...

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Mothers of autistic kids pay price in workplace


June 24th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): A new study by researchers at Washington State University Vancouver has shown that mothers of children with autism see their careers disproportionally affected as they confront greater demands ... Read more...

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Mary-Kate Olsen splits from her boyfriend Nate Lowman of 2 years


February 27th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Mary-Kate Olsen has split from her boyfriend Nate Lowman, of 2 years. Her representative has confirmed the news of the split. He said, "No, ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods to speak to media Friday (Lead)


February 18th, 2010 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 18 (IANS) Finally, Tiger Woods will speak to the media Friday for the first time since the November car crash outside his Florida home led to revelations of ... Read more...

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Golfer Mickelson feels Woods is needed for the sport


January 28th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
San Diego (US), Jan. 28 (ANI): Tiger Woods long-term rival Phil Mickelson has said that golf "needs him to come back."Addressing a pre-tournament news conference Wednesday at Torrey Pines, ESPN quoted ... Read more...

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Europe will win regardless of Tiger Woods playing for US, says Montgomerie


January 5th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 5 (ANI): Ace golfer Colin Montgomerie believes Europe will regain the Ryder Cup at Celtic Manor this year regardless of whether Tiger Woods plays for the United States.Montgomerie hopes ... Read more...

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Florida Gators Vs. Cincinnati Bearcats In Sugar Bowl: Gators Won


January 2nd, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar New Orleans, Jan. 02, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Sugar Bowl game of this year was filled with entertainment for the Florida Gators fans. Florida Gators, who are among the best teams ... Read more...

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Urban Meyer Decides To Take Indefinite ‘Leave Of Absence’


December 28th, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec. 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The reports that Florida Gators coach, Urban Meyer will announce retirement for health reasons has disappointed fans and many people have already started to speculate who ... Read more...

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Allen Iverson Plans To Retire From NBA


November 26th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Philadelphia, Nov 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As per the reports, Allen Iverson, the basket ball maestro who guided Philadelphia to the 2001 NBA finals has decided to retire from the sport. ... Read more...

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ESPN fires Steve Phillips, after affair with Brooke Hundley


October 26th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bristol, Oct 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Late on Sunday night, ESPN announced that it was firing Steve Phillips. "Steve Phillips is no longer working for ESPN," network spokesman Josh Krulewitz said in ... Read more...

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ESPN Fires Steve Phillips For Having Affair With Employee


October 26th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct.26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Steve Phillips, the former General Manager of the Mets, have been fired from ESPN, reportedly. The reports are not very clear. According to the e-mail that arrived ... Read more...

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Steve Phillips affair with Brroke Hundley is talk of the town


October 23rd, 2009 - 2:14 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wilton, Oct 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ESPN baseball analyst Steve Phillips has acknowledged that he had an affair with an assistant Brooke Hundley, who is just 22 years old, and has taken ... Read more...

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ESPN Steve Phillips reveals details about his affair


October 22nd, 2009 - 6:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wilton, Oct 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ESPN’s analyst Steve Phillips has revealed all the steamy details of his affair with the 22-year-old production assistant Brooke Hundley. He says that"I am deeply sorry ... Read more...

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Judge warns Lohan to attend alcohol rehab or face arrest


October 17th, 2009 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 17 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan may face jail if she does not attend compulsory alcohol rehab due after her drink-driving charges, a judge has warned.In 2007, Lohan had admitted to ... Read more...

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Jim Johnson: The End Of An Era


July 29th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by GD
If reports are true then it is quite a gloomy day for the Philadelphia Eagles aficionados. According to the sources, former Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator, Jim Johnson took his last breath ... Read more...

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BBC suspends Sikh comedian for ‘acting inappropriately’


July 13th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) The British Broadcasting Corporation has dropped Indian-origin broadcaster Hardeep Singh Kohli from a popular television show after he admitted "stepping over the mark" with a female researcher. BBC's The ... Read more...

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BBC suspends Brit Sikh star over sex pest claims


July 12th, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 12 (ANI): The BBC has suspended Brit Sikh Hardeep Singh Kohli, the star of the One Show, after he was accused of sexually pestering a female researcher.According to reports, furious ... Read more...

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Hospital confirms Jobs liver transplant


June 24th, 2009 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 24 (DPA) A US clinic confirmed that Steve Jobs, the head of Apple Inc, has undergone a liver transplant. The Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee said in a statement ... Read more...

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Malaysian lawmaker in nude photo scandal to resume duties


April 15th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 15 (DPA) A Malaysian opposition lawmaker who resigned after her nude photos were publicly circulated has been asked to resume her duties, officials said Wednesday. Elizabeth Wong, from the opposition ... Read more...

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Obamas Indian American information czar goes on leave till end of FBI probe


March 13th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar.13 (ANI): US President Barack Obamas Indian American White House chief information officer, Vivek Kundra, has gone on leave until the FBI completes its investigation into the Washington city office ... Read more...

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Social Democrats asked to form new government in Iceland


January 27th, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Reykjavik, Jan 27 (DPA) Iceland's President Olafur Ragnar Grimsson Tuesday asked centre-left Social Democratic Alliance Party to form an interim government after the collapse of the ruling coalition amid deep economic crisis ... Read more...

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Steve Jobs considering liver transplant?


January 17th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Apple founder Steve Jobs is apparently considering a liver transplant to combat what may be complications from treatment for a form of pancreatic cancer nearly five years ... Read more...

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Apple founder Steve Jobs to step down for five months


January 15th, 2009 - 12:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan.15 (ANI): Apple founder and chief executive Steve Jobs is to step down from his front-line role at the consumer technology giant for five months because of health-related problems. According ... Read more...

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