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When the weather gods smiled (I-Day sidelights)


August 15th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The skies threatened to pour and security personnel were maintaining a strict no umbrella policy. But it was as if the weather gods had ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Bolt warns Blake off 200m gold


August 8th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/CMC) Repeat men's Olympic 100 metres champion Usain Bolt says he has told compatriot and training partner Yohan Blake not to think about winning the men's 200 metres ... Read more...

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Forget winning 200m title, Bolt tells Blake


August 8th, 2012 - 2:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/CMC) Two-time men's Olympic 100 metres champion Usain Bolt says he has told compatriot and training partner Yohan Blake not to think about winning the men's 200 metres ... Read more...

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Elephant processions, percussion orchestras mark Kerala festivals (Letter from Kerala)


May 12th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kavassery (Kerala), May 12 (IANS) Frenzied mass participation characterises annual temple festivals in Kerala that invariably include colourful processions of richly caparisoned elephants and panchavadyam (orchestra) by a combination of ... Read more...

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South African swimmer Townsend misses Olympic qualification


April 19th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, April 19 (IANS) South Africa's Darian Townsend, winner of the men's 4X100m relay at the 2004 Athens Olympics, failed to qualify for the London Olympics in the 200m freestyle ... Read more...

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Russia to show new tank in India


March 26th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will display a prototype model of its new T-90S tank at the Defexpo 2012 arms exhibition in India this week, arms firm Rosoboronexport delegation ... Read more...

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Climax and Mahesh retired early, says Baichung


February 25th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Former India football captain Bhaichung Bhutia believes that his ex-team mates Climax Lawrence and Mahesh Gawli announced their retirement from international football early and could ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift’s golden gown creates a buzz at the Grammy Awards


February 13th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Country singer Taylor Swift wore a golden gown to the Grammys last Sunday. Swift was at the event last Sunday wearing the golden gown which was ... Read more...

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Narang aims for a medal at London olympics


November 3rd, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) India's ace rifle shooter Gagan Narang hoped that 2012 London Olympics would be lucky for him after missing out on a podium finish in ... Read more...

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WWE Raw: Jim Ross & John Cena vs Michael Cole & Del Rio


October 18th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) John Laurenaitis made his way to the ring last night as 'WWE Monday Night Raw' began in Mexico, where the show was taped in Mexico, City. Laurenaitis showed ... Read more...

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WWE Raw: Triple H Faces Punk


September 13th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Triple H made his way out to the ring after the main event match last night on “WWE Monday Night Raw Supershow” to address CM Punk. These two ... Read more...

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WWE Raw MAIN EVENT: Orton vs Rhodes, Rhodes Unmasked!


September 13th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As last night's main event began on “WWE Monday Night Raw,” it was a showdown between Randy Orton, and Cody Rhodes. As the match started, The World Strongest ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown MAIN EVENT: Orton vs Rhodes, Champ vs Champ


September 11th, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Randy Orton made his way to the ring last night on 'WWE Friday Night Smackdown' after Cody Rhodes gave a speech about how “unstable” he could be. It ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Christian vs Orton World Heavyweight Title Match


August 31st, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night was a special broadcast from the WWE on SyFy from Wichita, Kansas. The 'WWE Super-Smackdown' show came one night after a new 'WWE Raw Super Show' ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Sin Cara vs Daniel Bryan


August 31st, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Broadcasting live last night on SyFy from Wichita, Kansas, the 'WWE Super-Smackdown' show featured stars from both 'WWE Monday Night Raw', and 'WWE Friday Night Smackdown'. Triple H ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Bret Hart Returns


August 27th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As last night's 'WWE Friday Night Smackdown' got underway, the audience was shown a recap of last week's 20 Man Battle Royal match which left the World's Strongest ... Read more...

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World Athletics Championship: Jamaican minister laments Powell 100m exit


August 27th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Aug 27 (IANS/CMC) Jamaica's Sports Minister Olivia Grange has lamented Asafa Powell's withdrawal from the marquee 100 metres event at the World Championships. The 28-year-old was forced out of ... Read more...

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WWE Raw: MAIN EVENT Cena vs Punk #1 Contender


August 23rd, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As last night's WWE Monday Night Raw was underway, a whole lot of drama ensued over the “mystery text” which had caused Kevin Nash to jump into a ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown MAIN EVENT: Orton & Morrison vs Truth & Christian


August 6th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Intensity was in the eyes of John Morrison as he and Randy Orton made their way to the WWE Ring last night on 'WWE Friday Night Smackdown'. Christian and Morrison took to ... Read more...

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WWE Raw: WWE Championship Matches Rey vs Miz/ Rey vs Cena


July 26th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night's 'WWE Monday Night Raw' opened with a rare treat, a main event which would determine the new WWE Champion, since CM Punk left with the belt ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Opening Spat & Kane vs Orton


July 16th, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night on 'WWE Friday Night Smackdown' it was the last showing before the upcoming 'WWE Money in the Bank' pay per view event which will be held ... Read more...

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Champions League T20 to have 13 teams, qualifying stage


June 20th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) The Champions League T20 will have 13 teams this time around with six of them fighting it out in the qualifiers.The tournament will be held in ... Read more...

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Journalists fast for CBI probe into Dey murder (Lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Journalists in Maharashtra Wednesday took part in relay hunger strikes to denounce the government's refusal to hand over the probe into journalist Jyotirmoy Dey's murder to ... Read more...

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WWE Raw All Star Night: ‘Piper’s Pit’


June 14th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After a tag team match between Dolph Ziggler and Jack Swagger against Evan Bourne and Kofi Kingston, Rowdy Roddy Piper made his appearance on 'WWE Monday Night Raw: ... Read more...

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WWE Raw: John Cena vs Jack Swagger


May 18th, 2011 - 1:57 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As 'WWE Monday Night Raw' opened up last night, the Miz came out to inform everyone that he fully expects to win this Sunday in an “I Quit' ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Christian to Battle for Edge’s Belt


April 16th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night's WWE Smackdown was all about Edge. The Rated R Superstar announced on WWE Monday Night Raw that he would be retiring, due to medical problems. ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir youth throng army recruitment rally in Ganderbal


February 20th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal BhatGanderbal (Jammu and Kashmir), Feb 20(ANI): Thousands of youngsters from Jammu and Kashmir are taking part in an army recruitment rally being organized in several districts of the state, including ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Booker T Returns In Royal Rumble


January 31st, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After a long hiatus, WWE Superstar Booker T made a surprise comeback in Royal Rumble 2011 which again ignited the speculation of whether he would appear ... Read more...

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Asian Games cycling: Mahita finish ninth in points race


November 16th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) India's medal hope Mahita Mohan came a dismal ninth while Suchitra Devi Konsam could not finish the women's points race finals at the Asian Games cycling here Tuesday. ... Read more...

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UAE holds International Pearl Exhibition


November 11th, 2010 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 11 (IANS) Traders from across the globe will showcase their designs at the five-day International Pearl Exhibition underway in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).The fourth edition of the exhibition ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

WWE Friday Night, Nexus Invades Smackdown!


November 6th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As WWE Friday Night Smackdown began last night, a match was beginning between Edge and Alberto Del Rio. From the beginning of the fight, Del Rio seemed to ... Read more...

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WWE Monday Night Raw:Toby Keith Stars After Bragging Rights


October 26th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As WWE Monday Night Raw began last night, the Nexus came out, with Barrett introducing each member. The crowd was cheering for Cena, much to the dislike of ... Read more...

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Mexican Bicentennial Celebration Kicks Off Amidst High Security


September 16th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On September 16 at midnight the celebration of the 200th Anniversary of the Mexican Independence began with a reenactment of " El Grito". A reenactment of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

America remembers 9/11 amid tension (Lead)


September 11th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) Houses of worship in New York tolled their bells at 8.46 a.m., the moment the first hijacked plane struck the World Trade Center this day ... Read more...

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Dana White Feels Honored And Overwhelmed In UFC 118 Post Fight Conference


August 29th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The UFC 118got off to a great start with some of the big names performing in the ring yesterday. The post fight conference was also a ... Read more...

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