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Greek veteran Karagounis joins Fulham


September 12th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
LONDON, Sep 12 (IANS) Thirty-five-year-old Greek midfielder Giorgos Karagounis has joined Fulham on a free transfer, the English Premier League side confirmed.Karagounis has played for Panathinaikos, Inter Milan, Benfica, before ... Read more...

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I can help Anzhi win titles: Diarra


September 10th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) New Anzhi signing Lassana Diarra says the experience he brings to the Russian side means silverware is achievable this season.The 27-year-old French international was officially ... Read more...

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Don’t let social media fan communal flames: PM (Second Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday flagged the use of social media and bulk SMSs to aggravate social tensions as the new challenge before the ... Read more...

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Online rumours on Assam riots terror handiwork: Shinde


September 6th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Thursday said the communal colour given to the recent ethnic violence in Assam was "unfortunate" and noted that the "motivated" online ... Read more...

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Kuranyi puts faith in Petrescu to rescue Dynamo


August 20th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dynamo Moscow's German striker Kevin Kuranyi believes new coach Dan Petrescu has what it takes to rescue Dynamo after a disastrous start to the season.Ex-Chelsea ... Read more...

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India coach names final squad for Nehru Cup


August 19th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) India's national football coach Wim Koevermans has named a 20-member final list for the Nehru Cup which kicks off at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here ... Read more...

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Petrescu confirmed as Dynamo coach


August 17th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Former Chelsea player Dan Petrescu is the new coach of Dynamo Moscow, the team's vice-president Vasily Titov said.Petrescu quit his previous job at Russia's FC ... Read more...

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Campbell would’ve loved to be sprinter


August 11th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell, who is reportedly set to walk the runway at the closing ceremony of the 2010 London Olympics, says had she been an ... Read more...

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Russian adventure excites Cinquini


July 21st, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Fabio Capello's incoming assistant coach in the Russian national team has spoken of his excitement about the new challenge.Oreste Cinquini is abandoning the post of ... Read more...

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Pakistani boy of 8 clears Microsoft specialist exams


July 18th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 18 (IANS) An eight-year-old Pakistani boy has cleared exams undertaken for becoming a Microsoft Certified Technology specialist.Shafay Thobani mastered complex internet protocol and domain name systems to become ... Read more...

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Prayag United signs up Costa Rican midfielder (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 27 (IANS) I-League football club Prayag United have signed up Costa Rican international medio Carlos Hernandez, the top scorer in the Australian A League last year, for the ... Read more...

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Drogba signs with Shanghai Shenhua


June 20th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 20 (IANS) Cote d'Ivoire's striker Didier Drogba Wednesday confirmed that he has joined Chinese football club Shanghai Shenhua on a two-year contract."I studied all the offers I ... Read more...

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Damiao poised for Tottenham move


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 23 (IANS) Brazil international striker Leandro Damiao is reportedly on the verge of joining English premier league club Tottenham Hotspur.The highly-rated 22-year-old hinted Tuesday said ... Read more...

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Drogba confirms Chelsea exit


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) English football club Chelsea's Ivorian striker Didier Drogba confirmed Tuesday that he would be leaving the club this summer.Drogba's last kick off for Chelsea came ... Read more...

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Kaka: I want to stay at Real Madrid


May 7th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 7 (IANS) Real Madrid midfielder Kaka said he wants to remain at the Bernabeu next season.The 30-year-old Brazilian has been a bit-part player under Jose ... Read more...

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Gauri Khan to design couture penthouses in Pune


April 21st, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) She has a keen aesthetic sense and has designed interiors for her own bungalow 'Mannat' and made homes beautiful for many of her friends. But ... Read more...

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Live shows give unmatched high: Gaurav Gera


April 4th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Nothing can beat a live performance says TV actor Gaurav Gera, who is all set to entertain people with Bollywood musical "Jhumroo". He thanks the ... Read more...

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Everton sign Croat striker Nikica Jelavic


February 1st, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Croatian striker Nikica Jelavic has signed a four-and-a-half-year-deal with English football side Everton, the club confirmed.Jelavic moved from Scottish side Rangers where he scored 36 goals ... Read more...

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After item number, it’s daredevil stunts for Katrina


February 1st, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Katrina Kaif is shooting in Havana for Kabir Khan's "Ek Tha Tiger" and Hollywood action director Conrad Palmisano is making the actress do daring stunts ... Read more...

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Karun Chandhok moves to touring cars


January 12th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 12 (IANS) Expectedly, Karun Chandhok has made the shift from single-seater to touring cars as the Chennai-based Formula One driver, who turns 28 in a week's time, confirmed ... Read more...

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Films Division’s flip flop over documentary channel


December 2nd, 2011 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 2 (IANS) Films Division of India director general Bankim Friday did a flip flop on having dedicated television channel for documentary and short films.After being gung ho ... Read more...

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It has been an unbelievable year: Bresnan


October 31st, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) England all-rounder Tim Bresnan feels they have had an unbelievable year despite their 0-5 one-day cricket international series whitewash in India. This year England won the ... Read more...

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Vettel takes pole for Indian GP, Karthikeyan penalised


October 29th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 29 (IANS) Red Bull's Sebastian Vettel took his 13th pole of the season while Force India's Adrian Sutil produced the eighth fastest time at the swanky Buddh ... Read more...

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Dharmendra wanted to keep Esha away from showbiz (Movie Snippets)


October 28th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Veteran actor Dharmendra admits he was never in favour of his daughter Esha Deol becoming an actress, but says that now he is proud ... Read more...

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Killer sharks invade golf course in Australia


October 11th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Brisbane, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A golf course in Australia presents a whole new challenge to the players. Losing the game will definitely be the least of your problems when you know ... Read more...

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Tim Bresnan looking forward to new challenge


October 5th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 5 (IANS) Tim Bresnan, who will be spearheading England's bowling attack in the five-match one-day series against India, says he is looking forward to the challenge.He, however, ... Read more...

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A proud Afghan, but Vida Samadzai loves India


October 3rd, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) In India since the past five years, model Vida Samadzai feels at home away from home. As the controversial Afghan beauty, who caused a stir ... Read more...

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Chris excited about Durban assignment


September 9th, 2011 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 9 (IANS/CMC) Big hitting West Indies opener Chris Gayle will ply his trade in Durban next year when he turns out for Dolphins in South Africa's Twenty20 series.The giant ... Read more...

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Pakistan frets over burqa bombers (Lead)


August 13th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Burqa-clad women suicide bombers in Pakistan have posed a potent threat to the country as it grapples to deal with the Taliban.This has been vindicated ... Read more...

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Home-grown terror a new reality: Chidambaram


August 4th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Home-grown terror was a new challenge India was facing because the problem was ignored and allowed to grow when the nation was fighting cross-border ... Read more...

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Emma Watson is planning to go back to Brown University


July 19th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After completing her task on the Harry Potter franchise with the release of the final installment "Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows Part 2," Emma Watson has ... Read more...

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Kids as suicide bombers matter of concern: Pakistani daily


June 28th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 28 (IANS) Children being used as suicide bombers was a matter of "deep concern", a leading Pakistani daily said Tuesday and warned that women and children being ... Read more...

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Australian selectors pick 31-year-old female cricketer for debut


June 13th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, June 13 (IANS) The Australian cricket board may have appeared harsh in its denial of a central contract to 35-year-old Simon Katich but it showed its generous side to ... Read more...

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Legal sword hangs over Nepal government


May 26th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) With just two days left for Nepal's constitution, parliament and government to lose their validity, beleaguered communist Prime Minister Jhala Nath Khanal faced a fresh legal ... Read more...

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Don’t expect miracles overnight: Fletcher


May 13th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) No miracles or dramatic changes overnight was the strong message that newly-appointed coach Duncan Fletcher sent out as he took his first tentative steps into the ... Read more...

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