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Nalini ends title drought


September 21st, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 21 (IANS) Golfer Nalini Singh Siwach won her first title this season as she clinched the Hero-DLF GCC event, the fifth leg on the Hero-WGAI Tour Friday.Nalini overcame ... Read more...

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Myanmar drops 2,000 people from black-lists


August 30th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 30 (IANS) The Myanmar government Thursday published detailed list of 2,082 of the 6,165 people who have been removed from the black-lists in line with the government's current ... Read more...

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Tripura offers jobs to all medallist sportsmen


August 29th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 29 (IANS) Tripura Wednesday announced government jobs for all sportspersons who have won medals in national and international events.Tripura Finance Minister Badal Choudhury said: "The council of ministers ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Barca captain Puyol fractures cheek bone


August 28th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 28 (IANS) Barcelona captain Carles Puyol has broken his right cheek bone, the club confirmed.The 34-year-old has suffered the same injury on three previous occasions, but ... Read more...

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Indonesia cuts sentence of over 50,000 prisoners


August 18th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Aug 18 (IANS) More than 50,000 convicts, including those sentenced for graft, murder and drug running, have been granted sentence reductions as the country celebrated Independence Day Friday, media ... Read more...

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BJP backs Ramdev’s agitation


August 10th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday backed agitation of Baba Ramdev to bring back black money and said the issue had been raised by ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Elton John says that Madonna is a fairground stripper


August 6th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sir Elton John was irritated by Madonna who criticizes Lady Gaga’s efforts. He blasted her with an insult saying that she is just a “f****ing fairground ... Read more...

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India take on Syria in Nehru Cup opener


August 6th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Defending champions India will take on Syria in the opening match of the Nehru Cup football tournament which kicks-off at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here ... Read more...

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Olympics archery: South Korea’s Oh shoots gold


August 4th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Oh Jin Hyek won an Olympics gold for South Korea in the men's individual archery Friday, with a dominant victory over his Japanese opponent Takaharu ... Read more...

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Ralegan-Siddhi villagers back Hazare


July 29th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan-Siddhi (Maharashtra), July 29 (IANS) Residents of Anna Hazare's native village Ralegan-Siddhi in Maharashtra stood solidly behind the activist who Sunday launched an indefinite hunger strike in Delhi in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Delhi Couture Week grand finale to feature Sabyasachi


July 29th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Sabyasachi Mukherjee, known for blending the ethnic and the modern, will bring the curtains down on the third edition of Delhi Couture Week next ... Read more...

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Olympics: Djokovic says Federer is favourite for gold


July 27th, 2012 - 3:57 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) World No.1 Roger Federer is the favourite to win gold at the Olympics, his rival and world No.2 Novak Djokovic said.Despite Federer's 17 Grand ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kris Jenner is still seeing her old flame Todd Waterman


July 26th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kris Jenner is still in touch with her old flame Todd Waterman and a lot of questions are rising over it. In the latest episode of ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Computer games could be turning your kid violent


July 26th, 2012 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) If your kid is usually found literally lost in the world of computer games, watch out! In Britain, children as young as five are being sent ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tripura CM condoles Lakshmi Sehgal’s death


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 23 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar and his Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Monday expressed deep shock over the death of veteran freedom fighter Lakshmi Sehgal."The downtrodden ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Woman held for helping brother commit suicide


July 18th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 18 (IANS) A woman has been detained in central China's Hubei province for allegedly feeding pesticide to her paralysed brother, when he asked her to help him commit ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Michael Lohan expecting baby with Kate Major


July 17th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is going to be another Lohan, at least that is what Michael Lohan’s ex-fiancee Kate Major has announced. The announcement has reportedly shocked Michael’s famous ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Spectrum is already liberalised since 1999: Vodafone


July 16th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Telecom service provider Vodafone India said Monday it was concerned about the liberalisation of spectrum recently announced by the Department of Telecom (DoT), as a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

61-year-old peddler arrested with drugs worth Rs.3 crore


July 13th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A 61-year-old man, facing trial in two cases of drug peddling, has been arrested here with heroin worth Rs.3 crore in international market, police said ... Read more...

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Why the Queen refused to give Mike Jagger a knighthood?


July 11th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mike Jagger was awarded the knighthood in 2003 by the Prince of Wales, as the Queen refused to honor him.The queen refused to do the honors as ... Read more...

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BJP renews attack on prime minister


July 9th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The opposition BJP Monday stepped up its attack on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress President Sonia Gandhi for allegedly showing up India in ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Police question elusive CPI-M leader (Lead, Changing dateline)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 4 (IANS) CPI-M leader M.M Mani was Wednesday questioned for around five hours in Idukki in Kerala for claiming that his party had killed four political rivals.Mani, who ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Man killed in celebratory firing in UP


June 30th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 30 (IANS) A videographer filming a wedding procession was killed in a celebratory firing late Friday in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur area, police here said.The incident took place in ... Read more...

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Kashyap’s impressive run in Indonesia Open ends (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 16 (IANS) Parupalli Kashyap's impressive run in the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier badminton event ended with a loss to local favourite Simon Santoso in the semifinals here ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Vardhan lifts Mysore ITF Title


June 9th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 9 (IANS) Second seed Vishnu Vardhan claimed the men's singles title in the Mysore ITF Open championship with a clinical 7-6 (9-7), 6-3 victory over the seventh seeded ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Zardari talks Afghanistan with Krishna


June 7th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 7 (IANS) India and Pakistan Thursday briefly discussed Afghanistan when Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna spoke to Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari on the sidelines of the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Aditya Mehta pots second win at Wuxi Classic Snooker


June 6th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield (England), June 6 (IANS) India's Aditya Mehta registered his second win at the Wuxi Classic snooker qualifiers, defeating World No.63 James Wattana of Thailand 5-1.Though James was a challenging ... Read more...

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Father in police custody for raping teenage daughter


June 3rd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) A 42-year-old labourer was Sunday remanded to police custody here till June 7 for allegedly raping his teenage daughter, police said.The accused, Satyajeet Chowdhary, allegedly raped ... Read more...

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Atletico Madrid sign Turkish international


May 30th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 30 (IANS) Spanish Primera Liga outfit Atletico Madrid confirmed their second signing for the 2012-2013 season. The Europa League winners have signed Turkish international midfielder Emre Belozoglu on ... Read more...

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Halle Berry hardly wears make-up


May 27th, 2012 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 27 (IANS) Actress Halle Berry says she hardly wears make-up and prefers to go for a natural look."I hardly ever wear make-up. I like to give my ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India has repeatedly reposed faith in democracy: PM


May 13th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) India's unflinching commitment to democracy is the reason behind India's growing global stature, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Sunday during a special sitting ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Strong start by Mandakini, Neetu in World Championship boxing


May 12th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Qinhuangdao (China), May 12 (IANS) India's female boxers made a strong start in the World Championships here with Mandakini Chanu (57kg) and Neetu Chahal (69kg) cruising into the second round ... Read more...

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Briton jailed for life for gouging woman’s eyes


May 11th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 11 (IANS) A Briton who blinded his girlfriend by gouging out her eyes was Friday sentenced to life in prison, BBC reported.Shane Jenkin, 33, of Sea Lane, Hayle, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Beijing tax chief gets death sentence


May 10th, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS) The former chief of the Beijing Local Taxation Bureau has been sentenced to death with a two-year reprieve for indulging in corruption, it was reported Thursday.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rs.11 crore unpaid by VIPS for flying in IAF planes


May 7th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) VIPs travelled by IAF planes and helicopters on 1,888 occasions over three years since April 2009, raking up a Rs.28.83 crore bill, of which Rs.11 ... Read more...

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