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Sahara pick up Lucknow franchise of HI League


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) Indian hockey's chief sponsor Sahara India Pariwar announced Monday that they have bought the Lucknow franchise of the proposed Hockey India League (HIL).Speaking on the occasion ... Read more...

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Six year-old Brazilian prodigy signed by Barcelona


June 16th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 16 (IANS) European giants Barcelona have signed six-year-old Brazilian prodigy Artur Miani to its fabled youth academy, La Masia.Miani was offered a place at the Catalan ... Read more...

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I always wanted to make a dance film: Remo D’Souza


June 5th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 4 (IANS) Choreographer-turned-director Remo D'Souza, who has finished shooting his 3D film "ABCD" (Any Body Can Dance), says he always wanted to make a dance movie."This is my ... Read more...

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‘Teri Meri…’ pays tribute to 1960s movie legends


May 29th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor, who plays a struggling musician of the 1960s in his forthcoming film "Teri Meri Kahaani," says that portion is inspired by the ... Read more...

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Katarina extremely posessive about Bollywood Khans


May 14th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Katrina Kaif is currently working with Bollywood's three leading Khans - Aamir, Shah Rukh and Salman - in three different projects. So posessive is the actress ... Read more...

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Clooney launches fundraiser for troubled entertainers


February 24th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Actor George Clooney has launched a new fundraising drive to help entertainers who have fallen on hard times.The 50-year-old along with film producer Jeffrey Katzenberg hope ... Read more...

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Wasim Akram blasts India’s batting legends


January 19th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 19 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram Thursday blasted the ageing Indian batting legends calling them "physically inadequate" and termed the world No.2 Test team's humiliating defeat in ... Read more...

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I know what the youth wants: Bappi Lahiri


December 21st, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 21 (IANS) Music director Bappi Lahiri has scored several chartbusters in his almost four decade-long Bollywood career. Be it "I am a disco dancer", "Boombai Nagariya" or ... Read more...

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Simpson, Hadlee to be honoured


October 26th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 26 (IANS) Cricketing legends Bob Simpson and Richard Hadlee will be honoured at the annual Bradman Foundation Gala Dinner Wednesday night at the Sydney Cricket Ground.Simpson has an ... Read more...

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NBA 2K12 to be available on PS3, Xbox 360, PS2, Wii & PC


October 5th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gamers all over the world woke up on Tuesday to the news that NBA 2K12 will be available on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PS2, Wii and ... Read more...

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I’ll ensure my sons know Shammi Kapoor: Hrithik


August 15th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan, an ardent Shammi Kapoor fan, says he will introduce the magic of the late actor, who passed away Sunday, to his ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Federer discuss cricket at Wimbledon


June 26th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) Two sporting legends Sachin Tendulkar and Roger Federer met on the sidelines of the ongoing Wimbledon championships Saturday and chatted at length in the Royal ... Read more...

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Warne set to be immortalised in bronze statue


May 30th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 30 (IANS) Australian spin legend Shane Warne is all set to be immortalised in bronze at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).The cricket legend, who has returned from his ... Read more...

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Aditya finishes fourth in Volkswagen series


May 1st, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 1 (IANS) Aditya Patel, the 22-year old from Chennai, finished an impressive fourth in the first round of the Volkswagen Scirocco-R Cup touring car series at Hockenheimring in ... Read more...

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Not trying to upset Dev sahab, Zeenat aunty: Abhishek


April 14th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan Wednesday said that he had no intention of hurting Bollywood legends Dev Anand and Zeenat Aman, who have expressed unhappiness over ... Read more...

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Top order batting crucial, say World Cup legends


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) World Cup legends believe that the top order batting will be crucial in the final between India and Sri Lanka at the Wankhede Stadium here ... Read more...

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Sampras, Agassi to meet again in Paribas Showdown


February 20th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 20(ANI): Tennis legends Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras are scheduled to play each other in a charity game on February 28 at the Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden ... Read more...

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‘Glee’ has more songs than Elvis on Billboard’s Hot 100 chart


February 17th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): The 'Glee' cast has broken the record for the most songs on Billboard's Hot 100 chart, beating legends like the Beatles, Elvis and even Michael Jackson.The Fox ... Read more...

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Warne calls off charity England-Oz greats Twenty20 flood relief match


January 20th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 20(ANI): Former Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne has called off a Twenty20 match to raise money for victims of the Queensland floods."Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but unfortunately ... Read more...

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Oz World Cup win without ‘legends’ will be greater achievement: Tait


January 19th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Hobart, Jan 19(ANI): Australian fast bowler Shaun Tait reckons that it will be an even greater achievement if the Ricky Ponting-led team wins the upcoming 50-over World Cup.The 27-year-old had taken 23 ... Read more...

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Warne wants legends cricket match to raise money for Queensland flood victims


January 13th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 13 (ANI): Australian spin legend Shane Warne wants to play a cricket match to raise money for the Queensland flood victims, and has made prominent use of the social networking ... Read more...

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Jayasuriya unsold, little known Christian goes for $900,000


January 9th, 2011 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 9 (IANS) Sri Lankan great Sanath Jayasuriya went unsold while little known Australian Daniel Christian went for a whopping $900,000 to Deccan Chargers on the second day of the players' ... Read more...

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SJFI condoles Pradeep Vijayakar’s death


January 2nd, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 2 (IANS) The Sports Journalists' Federation of India (SJFI) Sunday condoled the death of noted sports journalist Pradeep Vijayakar in Mumbai.Calling Vijaykar a writer "par excellence", SJFI president S. Sabanayakan ... Read more...

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Pakistan rope in legend Jansher Khan for squash revival


December 22nd, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 22 (IANS) Pakistan's legendary squash player Jansher Khan has agreed to coach the national side to revive the sport in the country.Jansher, one of the most successful players in the ... Read more...

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‘Blur’ reuniting in 2011 for new album


December 21st, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 21 (ANI): Britpop legends 'Blur' are set to reunite in the New Year for a new album.The band has scheduled recording sessions for next month and, if happy with the ... Read more...

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Don’t compare Sachin to others: Amitabh Bachchan


December 21st, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he is very proud of Sachin Tendulkar for being the first cricketer to score 50 Test centuries, but is miffed at ... Read more...

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Theatre festival to promote environmental concerns in Assam


December 17th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by ANI
By Peter Alex ToddGolapara (Assam), Dec.17 (ANI): The Badungduppa theatre Group has organised a traditional theatre festival to promote environmental concerns in Assam's Golapara District.The research-orientated theatre organization, whose main motive is ... Read more...

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Judi Dench voted greatest stage star


December 17th, 2010 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 17 (IANS) Dame Judi Dench, the actress who has played James Bond's boss in the hit film franchise, has been voted the greatest stage star in a poll.The actress, who ... Read more...

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New Big Ten Logo Turns Out To Be A Failure


December 14th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Big Ten Conference introduced their new logo for a 12-member league, that is all set to begin in 2011. Unlike the last logo, the new ... Read more...

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Hodge slams Oz selectors for ‘giving Baggy Greens for free’


December 14th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 14(ANI): Australian batsman Brad Hodge has accused the national selectors of giving away Baggy Greens "for free".Hodge said he was glad to have played his six Tests in a ... Read more...

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India strong favourites to win World Cup: Cricketing legends


December 9th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Cricketing legends and past World Cup winning captains Imran Khan, Arjuna Ranatunga and Kapil Dev believe India are strong favourites to win next year's tournament in ... Read more...

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Ferguson gets 100-mn pounds to buy new players


December 4th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 4 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has been given 100 million pounds to strengthen the squad.The 4-0 humiliating loss to West Ham in the Carling Cup ... Read more...

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Much bragged about powers of the baggy green down to only Warne, McGrath: Hussain


November 30th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30(ANI): Former England captain Nasser Hussain reckons that the drawn Ashes opener in Brisbane establishes that Australia's perpetually bragged about special powers of the baggy green had more to do ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle’s Latest Album Breaks Records Of Madonna And Elvis Presley!


November 20th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Reportedly Susan’s latest album, 'The Gift' reached the top of the charts on either side of the Atlantic and made her the first solo artist ever to have reached that level, ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown Prelude to Survivor Series


November 20th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As Antonio Del Rio started off the show bragging on his abilities, MVP stepped out from the back and informed Del Rio that he would hit him in ... Read more...

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