meteoric rise

Inside track of actresses’ lives - the fascination continues


August 18th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) What is life like behind the arclights? What compromises do women make in their journey to stardom? Do the glitz and glamour come for ... Read more...

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Olympics: India on a medal count


July 27th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Though India have picked their biggest squad of 81 athletes for the Olympics, only a handful of them are expected to make the podium ... Read more...

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Jagan’s meteoric rise in wealth and popularity (Profile)


May 27th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 27 (IANS) Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, who was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in a disproportionate assets case Sunday, has seen many controversies but has ... Read more...

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Kutcher to play Steve Jobs


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 2 (IANS) Actor Ashton Kutcher will star as Steve Jobs in the movie "Jobs".The independent movie is being produced and financed by Five Star Institute's Mark Hulme. ... Read more...

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US welcomes peaceful rise of China: Obama (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) While setting a firm tone for future relations between the two world powers, US President Barack Obama Tuesday told visiting Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping that ... Read more...

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Breather perhaps, but Chidambaram still in trouble


February 2nd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court ruling on the 2G scam may have provided him a breather. But Home Minister P. Chidambaram, facing unending flak since 2009, ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Raonic too good for Hanescu


January 4th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Playing well within himself, talented Canadian Milos Raonic, the fourth seed, brushed aside Victor Hanescu 6-1, 6-4, in just 74 minutes to enter the third round ... Read more...

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‘Dubai’ Prasad’s links with Naidu, YSR come under CBI scanner


November 4th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 4 (IANS) The arrest of industrialist Koneru Rajendra Prasad in the Emaar-APIIC township scam has put his relationship with the who's who in Andhra Pradesh, including former chief ... Read more...

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‘Soundtrack’ felt like my story: Rajeev Khandelwal (Movie Snippets)


August 13th, 2011 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Actor Rajeev Khandelwal's forthcoming film "Soundtrack" is about a guy who comes to the city to make it big and the actor says the ... Read more...

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Reddys’ rise: Riding cycles to rattling BJP leadership


May 31st, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 31 (IANS) From struggling businessmen who could once afford only bicycles to now owning choppers and almost bringing down Karnataka's chief minister, the Reddy brothers have had ... Read more...

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Jagan proves he is real successor of YSR’s legacy


May 13th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 13 (IANS) Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy's victory from Kadapa Lok Sabha constituency in Andhra Pradesh was never in doubt considering the firm grip of his family has ... Read more...

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The uniqueness of being Vidya Balan


March 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) She took people back to the black and white era with her role in the period film "Parineeta". Then came her fashion faux pas ... Read more...

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Key Raja aide found dead, 2G chargesheet on March 31 (Intro Roundup)


March 16th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 16 (IANS) Sadiq Batcha, a businessman close to disgraced former communications minister A. Raja, was found hanging at his Chennai home Wednesday afternoon. The police said the exact ... Read more...

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Key Raja aide found hanging, 2G chargesheet on March 31 (Roundup)


March 16th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Sadiq Batcha, a businessman close to disgraced former communications minister A. Raja, was found hanging at his Chennai home Wednesday afternoon. There was no suicide ... Read more...

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Dalit icon Mayawati is focus of scholar’s research


February 14th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Deoria (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 14 (IANS) Apart from being an icon for millions of India's Dalits, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati has now also become a topic of research for doctorate ... Read more...

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Ohio Court Sends Subpoena For Ted Williams


January 27th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Ohio, Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Golden Voice man, Ted Williams, has hit the jackpot yet again. Reports state that the Ohio state legal authorities are looking for him so ... Read more...

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Trinidad and Tobago hails India’s economic achievements


January 27th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, Jan 27 (IANS) Trinidad and Tobago's Minister for Foreign Affairs Surujattan Rambachan admired "India's fine democratic traditions and economic achievements" during India's 62nd Republic Day celebration held here.Rambachan hailed ... Read more...

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News Corp To Launch iPad Only Newspaper


January 13th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The first tablet specific newspaper of the world is going to be launched by News Corp and it is meant for the iPad users. The online ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber wants a Grammy


January 5th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 5 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber's ultimate wish is to win a Grammy this year.The 16-year-old pop sensation revealed he is not content with his meteoric rise to stardom and is ... Read more...

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Hilditch supports out-of-form Hughes to be long-term Oz Test opener


January 3rd, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 3(ANI): Cricket Australia's chairman of selectors Andrew Hilditch has backed Phillip Hughes of being a long-term Test opener for the national team despite his unsuccessful run in the ongoing Ashes ... Read more...

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Nira Radia: The lobbyist who flew too high


December 11th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) She can talk casually about a designer gown she hasn't found an occasion to wear with industrialist Ratan Tata and chat up with the same ... Read more...

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Is Lady GaGa The Present Day Saint Francis Of Assisi?


December 7th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The nude statue of Lady GaGa stands above the BP logo carrying two frogs and two octopuses on each shoulder and a fighting pelican perched above the statue’s head. The US ... Read more...

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Jaganmohan Reddy: Man in hurry to be chief minister (Profile)


November 29th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Nov 29 (IANS) His father, the late Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, struggled for over two decades to become chief minister. But son Jaganmohan Reddy, who Monday resigned from the ... Read more...

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India’s political class under attack over brazen corruption


November 18th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A chief minister allegedly undervalues precious state land and sells it cheap to his sons. Another's mother-in-law gets a seafront flat meant for ... Read more...

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Champions League final in Barcelona is Fergie’s favourite match


November 18th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.18 (ANI): Manchester United coach Sir Alex Ferguson has said that the Champions League final in Barcelona would always be his favourite match."People say we were lucky with two goals ... Read more...

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Sony Cassette Walkman Production Comes To A Halt


October 25th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 25, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): this news might bring tears to the eyes of the true audiophiles out there. Sony has decided to stop the production ... Read more...

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Untold story of Michael Jackson and his pet chimp to be aired


October 15th, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Late singer Michael Jackson shared a special bond with his pet chimpanzee Bubbles. A special programme telling the story of their friendship is set to ... Read more...

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Fourth Season Of ‘Sons of Anarchy’ To Start Soon


October 9th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 9, 2010  (Sampurn Wire): The word is out; FX’s thrilling series ‘Sons of Anarchy’ is back for the fourth season, which is going to have 13 episodes this time.  The ... Read more...

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Shamed match-fixing trio have built huge fortunes


September 5th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.5 (ANI): The three shamed Pakistani cricketers have built an affluent life for themselves.Salman Butt, 25, was born into money and educated at the exclusive Beaconhouse school in Lahore.He is ... Read more...

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Family, coach stand by embattled Pakistani pacer Aamer


September 1st, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Sep 1 (IANS) The famiy and coach of 18-year-old Pakistani pace bowler Mohammad Aamer, one of the three Pakistan cricketers named in spot fixing scandal, insist he is innocent ... Read more...

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Being online can boost your love life


August 17th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 17 (ANI): A recent research has revealed that adults who have Internet access at home are more likely to be in romantic relationships than adults without Internet access."Although prior research ... Read more...

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Spain end long wait for football’s Holy Grail


July 12th, 2010 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) Viva Espania! Spain crowned their meteoric rise to football grandeur Sunday by lifting the World Cup for the first time in the country's history. Andres Iniesta netted the ... Read more...

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Great chance for Higuain to surpass El Diego


June 28th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Johannesburg, June 28 (IANS) Argentina's latest poster boy Gonzalo Higuain stands a strong chance to surpass his coach, the legendary Diego Maradona, in this World Cup. In four matches, Higuain has ... Read more...

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New British PM Cameron is friend of India


May 12th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) Britain's new Prime Minister David Cameron is an admirer of India and feels that relations with New Delhi "should go deeper". Eton and Oxford educated, the 43-year-old has ... Read more...

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David Cameron, friend of India, could be new British PM


May 7th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (IANS) If the Conservatives do dislodge the Labour from power after finishing on top in a hung parliament, the man most likely to occupy 10 Downing Street and be ... Read more...

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