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Abhishek Bachchan to attend Olympics


August 5th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Abhishek Bachchan is headed to London to attend the Olympics as brand ambassador of Omega watches, says father Amitabh, who had carried the torch ahead ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey’s American Idol promotional photo released


July 27th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mariah Carey, one of the most renowned R&B musicians was recently confirmed as one of the judges for the reality TV show American Idol. This ... Read more...

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Ghazal maestro Mehdi Hassan is dead (Second Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 13 (IANS) Mehdi Hassan, the legendary Pakistani ghazal maestro born in India, passed away at a Karachi hospital Wednesday after a prolonged illness. He was 84.His son Arif ... Read more...

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Sevilla unveil goalkeeper Diego Lopez


May 28th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 28 (IANS) Sevilla presented former Villarreal goalkeeper Diego Lopez as a new signing for the 2012-2013 season Monday.Lopez is one of the first players to leave Villarreal following ... Read more...

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Vijay Jolly leaves for China


May 15th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) A five-member delegation led by Vijay Jolly of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has left for China to take part in a conference that ... Read more...

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Man asks thieves to return 93-year-old tortoise


May 12th, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) A heartbroken owner of a rare tortoise in Britain has made an emotional appeal to the thieves to return his 93-year-old pet as he fears ... Read more...

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Football legend Sailen Manna dead


February 27th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) India's football legend Sailendra Nath Manna, popularly known as Sailen Manna, died at a private hospital here Monday. He was 87, family sources said.He was admitted ... Read more...

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Indian contingent leaves for Asian TT Championships in Macau


February 21st, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Sharath Kamal and Poulomi Ghatak will lead the Indian men's and women's challenge at the Asian Table Tennis Championships at Macau Feb 23-March 1.The other ... Read more...

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CRPF women contingent leaves for Liberia


February 16th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Feb 16 (IANS) A contingent of 124 women officers of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Thursday left on a year-long peacekeeping mission in Liberia.The team is headed by ... Read more...

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Retail sales in US rose in January


February 15th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 15 (IANS/EFE) US retail sales rose 0.4 percent in January due, mainly, to the activity in department stores, general merchandise stores and bars and restaurants, the Commerce Department ... Read more...

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Taj city fogged out, traffic movement affected


January 18th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 18 (IANS) This Taj city was Wednesday morning enveloped in a thick blanket of fog, reducing visibility to a few metres which affected traffic movement. The minimum temperature ... Read more...

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Top Chinese official leaves for boundary talks with India


January 15th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 15 (IANS) Chinese State Councillor Dai Bingguo left Beijing for New Delhi Sunday to attend the 15th meeting between special representatives on the China-India border issue.Officials from both ... Read more...

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Briton jailed for burying alive fiancee


January 14th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 14 (IANS) A 26-year-old Briton has been sentenced to jail for 20 years for trying to murder his fiancee by burying her alive in a cardboard box. The ... Read more...

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Brazilian gang stealing hair from beauty salons


December 28th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Dec 28 (IANS/EFE) A gang has been targeting beauty salons in this Brazilian city to steal the natural locks used for hair extensions, police said Tuesday.The thieves have ... Read more...

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Cannabis worth $1 mn found in Australian house


December 13th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 13 (IANS) Cannabis plants worth around $1 million have been found growing in the garden of a house in Australia.Police raided a house in Glen Innes town in ... Read more...

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Mentally challenged boy falls from terrace, injured


December 6th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) A mentally challenged boy was injured after he fell from the terrace of a building in north Delhi Tuesday afternoon, police said.Akshay, 16, was living ... Read more...

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Siberian leaves woman chained on island, jailed


November 24th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man in the western Siberia's Omsk city has been sentenced to a year in prison for chaining a woman on an island over a ... Read more...

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Cuban man sets fifth Guinness record


November 21st, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Nov 21 (IANS) A Cuban man has set a new Guinness record, his fifth overall, by rolling an 81.8-metre-long cigar, the longest in the planet, Prensa Latina news agency ... Read more...

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New material can help extract ketchup easily


November 13th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 13 (IANS) A slippery material that causes water, oil and even jam to slide off easily could also help extract the last drops of ketchup out of its ... Read more...

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Remains of 10,000-year-old giant sloth found


October 30th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Oct 30 (IANS/EFE) Scientists have found bones in Brazil that belonged to a 20-foot-tall sloth that lived some 10,000 years ago.The bones were found in Minas Gerais state. The ... Read more...

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Virus brainwashes caterpillars to melt themselves


September 12th, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) It could be a plot from a Hollywood blockbuster -- a virus that brainwashes caterpillars into practically melting themselves. Scientists at Penn State University have isolated ... Read more...

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Hazare discharged from hospital, leaves for village


August 31st, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare left for his village Ralegan Siddhi in Maharashtra Wednesday night after he was discharged from a hospital in Gurgaon following ... Read more...

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Demi Moore loves romantic Kutcher


August 31st, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) Actress Demi Moore says that she loves the romantic side of actor husband Ashton Kutcher because she believes "small things" count in a relationship.The 48-year-old gets ... Read more...

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50,000 palm-leaf manuscripts ‘pages’ preserved in Tibet


August 22nd, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lhasa, Aug 22 (IANS) More than 50,000 "pages" of palm-leaf manuscripts, written in Sanskrit and other ancient Indian languages, have been preserved in Tibet.Since 2006, officials have completed the registration, ... Read more...

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Lalu Prasad loyalist leaves RJD


July 22nd, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 22 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and chief spokesman Shakeel Ahmad Khan, considered a loyalist of party chief Lalu Prasad, Friday announced he was leaving the party.Khan, ... Read more...

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When caterpillars stopped a train in China


June 1st, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 1 (IANS) Swarms of caterpillars delayed a cargo train in China for three hours as they invaded a section of the railway track, Xinhua reported Wednesday.The incident occurred ... Read more...

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Soldier kills four colleagues in Kashmir army camp


April 28th, 2011 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 28 (IANS) A soldier went on a shooting spree inside an army camp in Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir Thursday, killing four of his colleagues before he ... Read more...

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Indians among most vacation deprived: Survey


April 5th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) "All work, no play" may be the credo India's young workforce swears by. The youth may be India's demographic dividend, but they are also among ... Read more...

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‘Country Strong’ leaves Paltrow with bulging problem


April 4th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 4 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow is facing weight problem after agreeing to play alcoholic singer Lisa Canter in a new movie.Contactmusic.com reports that the 38-year-old actress was told ... Read more...

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Harbahajan gets a grand welcome in Chandigarh, leaves for Jalandhar


April 4th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 4 (IANS) India's World Cup-winning off-spinner Harbhajan Singh got a grand welcome after arriving in Chandigarh Monday.Harbhajan, who stays in the upscale Sector 9, paid obeisance at ... Read more...

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World Cup shaped bouquet for Diskhit’s birthday


March 30th, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) With the World Cup being the flavour of the season, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit will be presented a 6-foot tall bouquet shaped like the ... Read more...

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Timeline of DMK-Congress standoff


March 8th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 8 (IANS) The following is the timeline of the Congress-DMK feud over seat sharing for the Tamil Nadu elections:Feb 21: DMK-Congress hold first round of seat sharing talks. ... Read more...

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Egyptian VP, top military leaders planning ‘graceful exit’ for Mubarak


February 5th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb 5(ANI): Egyptian Vice President Omar Suleiman along with other top military leaders are reportedly discussing steps to limit President Hosni Mubarak's decision-making authority and possibly remove him from the presidential ... Read more...

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Uncontacted Amazon tribe discovered


February 1st, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Brasilia, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Inhabitants of a disconnected tribe in the Amazon rainforest have been captured on camera by BBC.The pictures were taken during the filming of the program, Human Planet. ... Read more...

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Brit manager has best sickness record with no leaves taken in 43-yrs


January 28th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 28 (ANI): A man in UK, who works as a manager, can boast of having Britain's best sickness record, as he has not taken a single day off in 43 ... Read more...

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