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1812 war museum opens in Moscow


September 5th, 2012 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 5 (IANS) A museum has been built in Moscow to commemorate Russia's victory in the 1812 Patriotic War against Napoleon, RIA Novosti reported.Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev Tuesday ... Read more...

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Pug fashion leads to longer noses and legs


July 16th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) At the pug fashion event in Berlin last Saturday, one observation that was clear was the fact that the competitors are having longer noses and legs. At ... Read more...

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Rare Napoleon letter sold for $400,000


June 12th, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) A rare letter written in English by French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte has been sold at an auction for 325,000 euros ($400,000), BBC reported.The sale at auction ... Read more...

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Cognac that accompanied Napoleon to be auctioned


February 20th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) A bottle of Cognac that accompanied Napoleon Bonaparte on his conquests of Europe is among 5,000 unopened bottles worth over five million pounds that will be ... Read more...

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No data on number of beggars in country: Minister


August 29th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Begging continues to be one of India's major social problems in India but the government Monday admitted it has no data on the number of ... Read more...

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Atrocities against scheduled castes, tribes down in 9 years


August 18th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Atrocities against scheduled castes and scheduled tribes have come down in a span of nine years (2001-2009) according to statistics of the National Crime Records ... Read more...

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So You Think You Can Dance: Top 6 Revealed!


July 29th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Last night was the live results show for 'So You Think You Can Dance', and was filled with not only the excitement of discovering who the top six ... Read more...

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Coming soon: Polymers that self-heal under UV light!


April 21st, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 21 (ANI): Scientists have unveiled a new kind of coating that can mend its own scratches under brief exposures to ultraviolet light.A team of researchers in the United States and ... Read more...

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Textile Minister Dayanidhi Maran lauds Karunanidhi during poll campaign


April 9th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Coimbatore, Apr 9 (ANI): Indian Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran claimed during the poll campaign here that Chief Minister of the state M Karunanidhi has worked for the people of Tamil Nadu during ... Read more...

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Napoleon letter to be auctioned in Moscow


February 26th, 2011 - 10:36 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A love letter by Napoleon Bonaparte, addressed to his first wife Josephine de Beauharnais in 1796, will go under the hammer Saturday in Moscow.In his letter, the ... Read more...

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Political activist dies after arrest


January 12th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Thane, Jan 11 (IANS) A political activist, accused of assaulting a municipal corporator, died soon after his arrest Tuesday in this Maharashtra district, police said "Napoleon Lopez, 50 complained of extreme chest ... Read more...

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No official data on number of beggars, drug addicts


November 29th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Even as drug abuse and begging continue to be major social problems, the government Monday admitted it has no data regarding the number of drug addicts or ... Read more...

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George Clooney may star in spy thriller


November 29th, 2010 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Hollywood actor George Clooney is being considered to star in another big-screen version of detective TV series "The Man From U.N.C.L.E".The "Ocean's Eleven" star is in talks to ... Read more...

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George Clooney may star in ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E’


November 22nd, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): George Clooney is reportedly in talks to play Napoleon Solo in a big screen adaptation of 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E'.The actor has met Steven Soderbergh, who is ... Read more...

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Steven Soderbergh in Negotiations to Direct ‘Man from U.N.C.L.E.’


November 18th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a report from ‘Heat Vision Blog’, Steven Soderbergh has begun negotiations to direct ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’ for it’s big screen adaptation. Although earlier reports had ... Read more...

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Steven Soderbergh in the running to direct “The Man from Uncle”


November 18th, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood heavyweight Steven Soderbergh who is credited for transforming the fortunes of Ocean’s Eleven from an old abandoned movie into a famous series of movies ... Read more...

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DMK minister Napoleon’s car attacked in Madurai


October 18th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by ANI
Madurai, Oct.18 (ANI): Union DMK minister D Napoleon's car was attacked by the All India Anna Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (AIADMK) activists here on Monday afternoon. However, the Minister is safe.Stones were thrown ... Read more...

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FOX Picks Up Napoleon Dynamite TV Series


October 13th, 2010 - 1:38 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) FOX television network has confirmed that it will pick up a six episode television animated version of the cult film from 2004, which was the beginning of the ... Read more...

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‘Delhi belly’ bug hits Oz swimming stars Hurley and Napoleon


October 4th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 4 (ANI): Australian swimmers Robert Hurley and Ryan Napoleon suffered were hit by the 'Delhi-belly' bug after eating at the Commonwealth Games village but were able to recover in ... Read more...

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Oz swimmer Ryan Napoleon desperate to compete at Commonwealth Games


September 27th, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 27 (ANI): Australian swimmer Ryan Napoleon is not concerned about security threats, and, is only worried about competing in the 2010 Delhi Commonwealth Games after spending thousands of dollars this ... Read more...

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CAS clears Australian swimmer Ryan Napoleon to participate in Delhi CWG


September 15th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 15 (ANI): Australian swimmer Ryan Napoleon has been cleared to compete at the Commonwealth Games in Delhi by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), after being suspended for using ... Read more...

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Australian swimmer banned from Commonwealth Games


August 26th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 26 (IANS) Australian swimmer Ryan Napoleon was banned from taking part in the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games Thursday after he failed a dope test. World swimming body FINA imposed a three-month ... Read more...

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Oz swimmer Napoleon banned from Delhi Commonwealth Games


August 26th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug 27 (ANI): Australian swimmer Ryan Napoleon has been banned from participating in the Delhi Commonwealth Games after testing positive for the banned substance Formoterol.Swimming governing body FINA imposed the ban ... Read more...

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Government has no idea of number of beggars in country


August 12th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) There is no authentic data available on the presence and prevalence of beggars across the nation, Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment D. Napoleon told ... Read more...

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Elton John working on ‘Animal Farm’ musical


July 24th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 24 (ANI): Legendary singer Elton John is working on a new show based on George Orwell's 'Animal Farm' alongside Lee Hall, who wrote the hit musical 'Billy Elliot'.The Daily Mail ... Read more...

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Napoleon’s hair auctioned in New Zealand


June 29th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, June 29 (IANS) A lock of French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte's hair was part of a collection of relics from the last year's of his life that were auctioned in this New ... Read more...

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Napoleon enthusiasts re-enact Battle of Waterloo


June 21st, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 21: The smell of gunpowder and the passion of a battle was once again seen on the streets of Belgium as some military enthusiasts re-enacted the Battle of Waterloo.As many ... Read more...

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Napoleon ‘hoped to conquer Britain from St Helena’


June 17th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17(ANI): A previously unseen diary has revealed that former French Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte harboured ambitions of invading Britain even when he was sailing to St Helena where he was exiled. ... Read more...

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Megan Fox says she hates dealing with paparazzi


June 11th, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 11 (ANI): Megan Fox's new interview with an American mag reveals the actress' thoughtful and sensitive side.Taking to Interview mag, Fox opened up about her dislike for the paparazzi."I ... Read more...

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Sarkozy wants to revitalise Paris by pushing it to the sea


May 30th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): Nicolas Sarkozy has taken it upon himself to fulfil a Napoleonic ideal - the French prez wants to push Paris to the sea stretching 100 miles to Le ... Read more...

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Napoleon’s hair to be auctioned by Kiwi family


May 27th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, May 27 (ANI): Valuable relics of Napoleon Bonaparte, including a lock of his hair - believed to be taken from his deathbed - will be sold off at a New Zealand ... Read more...

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Megan Fox out of ‘Transformers 3′?


May 20th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): Actress Megan Fox has been reportedly dropped from 'Transformers 3'.According to a report from Access Hollywood, a source who works at Paramount, the studio that produces the film, ... Read more...

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World’s oldest Easter hot cross bun smells fresh even today!


April 2nd, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 2 (ANI): A British grandma has revealed the world's oldest hot cross bun, baked on a Good Friday nearly 190 years ago.Nancy Titman, 91, inherited the 1821-baked bun from her ... Read more...

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Artists engrave Mona Lisa, Napoleon on to leaves!


March 2nd, 2010 - 3:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 2 (ANI): The Chinese art of hand carving on tiny leaves is beginning to be admired world over with artists bringing alive well known pieces such as Leonardo Da Vinci's ... Read more...

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Berlusconi buys Napoleon’s bed


February 26th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, February 26 (ANI): Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi was said to have shelled out on a "priceless" bed once owned by his idol Napoleon.The 73-year-old, dubbed with title of a notorious ... Read more...

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