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Euro 2012: Danish footballers banned from using social media


April 25th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, April 25 (IANS) Denmark's national football team has been banned from using Twitter and other social media sites during the upcoming European Championships 2012, the country's governing body ... Read more...

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Kabul attack not to change US Afghan strategy: Pentagon


November 2nd, 2011 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 2 (IANS) The suicide bomber attack in Kabul over the weekend will not deter the US from carrying out its Afghanistan strategy, the Pentagon said Tuesday."(The Taliban) ... Read more...

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16 foreign troops killed in single day in Afghanistan


October 29th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 29 (IANS) The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) experienced a bloody day in Afghanistan Saturday as the military alliance lost 16 service members. A suicide bomber detonated ... Read more...

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Nuclear crisis worsens as radiation levels rise above normal in Tokyo


March 15th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 15 (ANI): Japan's nuclear crisis has taken a turn for the worse with nuclear radiation being detected in Tokyo, which is 250 kilometres southwest of a Japanese quake-stricken atomic power ... Read more...

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Japanese PM urges residents near exploded Fukushima reactor to stay ‘indoors’


March 15th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 15 (ANI): Japanese Prime Minister Naoto Kan has urged citizens residing within 30 kilometres of the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station to stay indoors after an explosion took place in ... Read more...

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Explosion at Japan’s Fukushima reactor damages its crucial steel containment structure


March 15th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 15 (ANI): One of the most seriously troubled reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station in Japan suffered a setback on Tuesday morning after an explosion took place in ... Read more...

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Hosni Mubarak having cancer treatment in Saudi: Paper


March 2nd, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Contradictory to official statements, Egypt's ousted president Hosni Mubarak is undergoing cancer treatment in Saudi Arabia, an Egyptian newspaper reported Wednesday.The Al-Akhbar daily said Mubarak, ... Read more...

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Shocking secret audio recording suggests Pak handed over Aafia Siddiqui to US


February 15th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 15(ANI): Pakistan did hand over alleged Al-Qaeda suspect Dr Aafia Siddiqui to the United States, suggests a new audio recording of a senior Pakistani police official.The recording has been ... Read more...

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North Korea says US ‘bringing Korean peninsula to brink of war’


November 26th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Seoul, Nov.26 (ANI): North Korea on Friday accused the United States of s bringing the Korean peninsula "to the brink of war" by agreeing to participate in a four-day joint war game ... Read more...

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‘500 pieces of crucial evidence withheld in Princess Diana inquest’


August 7th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 7 (ANI): A new book has revealed that there were at least 500 documents that were not revealed to the jury during Princess Diana inquest.It contains the original official ... Read more...

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Bill Walton Says John Wooden Was More Than Just A Coach


June 7th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey June 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) John Wooden's death has come as a great cause for sorrow in the basketball community of the United States.The legendary coach passed away on Friday, ... Read more...

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SAARC has opened new windows of cooperation: Manmohan Singh


April 28th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by ANI
Thimphu (Bhutan), Apr 28 (ANI): Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said South Asian countries have opened up new windows of cooperation, and added that the SAARC Development Fund, ... Read more...

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SAARC is a glass half empty: PM


April 28th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Thimphu, April 28 (IANS) The 25-year experience of SAARC has been like a glass half empty, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday while stressing that the 21st ... Read more...

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BNO News and Marketwire Announce Content Partnership


March 25th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by admin
CHICAGO, IL and TILBURG, NETHERLANDS -- (Marketwire) -- 03/25/10 -- Trusted news sources BNO News and Marketwire today announced a partnership that allows both companies to extend their media exposure and gain ... Read more...

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Blackwater Review Due In Hands Of U.S. Defence Secretary


March 7th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Washington, Mar 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Blackwater review, that is due shortly at the hands of U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates, is expected to pull up new evidences concerning the misconduct ... Read more...

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First significant terror incident in 14 months: Chidambaram


February 14th, 2010 - 2:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The Pune blast that claimed nine lives was the "first significant terror incident in 14 months", Home Minister P. Chidambaram said late Saturday, describing it as ... Read more...

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Warren Sapp Faces Domestic Battery Allegations


February 7th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Warren Sapp, the 37-year-old former football player visited the confines of a cell on Saturday, February 6th. This was caused by his "alleged domestic violent" spree ... Read more...

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State police took four boys from Juarez as witnesses


February 5th, 2010 - 3:56 am ICT by BNO News
JUAREZ, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) – The armed men who took the four boys that witnessed last Saturday's massacre in Juarez, were state police officers taking them to make statements regarding the killings, ... Read more...

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Yahoo!Geocities Closes On 26 October


October 26th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct. 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Yahoo!Geocities would not be available after 26th October, 2009 declared Yahoo in one of their official statements. The letter also stated that Yahoo would launch some ... Read more...

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Padres Set To Replace Kevin Towers


October 3rd, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the inside sources, the Padres are apparently looking to part ways with their general manager Kevin Towers, who has been holding his position since ... Read more...

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Caster Semenya’s Test Results To Be Revealed In Novemeber By IAAF


September 12th, 2009 - 1:05 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Some sections of the media have recently reported that runner Caster Semenya of South African origin, the reigning women's 800m world champion, has both male and female characteristics in terms ... Read more...

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Athletics South Africa criticises Caster Semenya hermaphrodite report


September 11th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 11 (ANI): Athletics South Africa (ASA) president Leonard Chuene has criticised Australian media reports alleging that the International Association of Athletics Federations is likely to strip champion runner Caster Semenya ... Read more...

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Jerry Remy take indefinite leave after recurring bouts of illness after his cancer surgery


May 8th, 2009 - 2:36 am ICT by GD
56-year-old Jerry Remy, the color commentator for the New England Sports Network has taken indefinite leave. The Rd Sox spokesperson made this announcement on the 6th May, 2009. According to official statements ... Read more...

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Pope Benedict XVI may visit UK at end 2009


March 15th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.15 (ANI): German-born pontiff Benedict XVI will make his first papal visit to Britain soon. The historic visit will take place nearly three decades after the last visit by a ... Read more...

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Past fights of Chris Brown and Rihanna revealed


March 10th, 2009 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 10 (ANI): Barbadian singer Rihanna has revealed to cops two fights she had with R&B singer Chris Brown in the past that had preceded the recent alleged assault.As ... Read more...

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Oasis Barred from China over Free Tibet Concert


March 3rd, 2009 - 10:09 pm ICT by GD
The band Oasis revealed that they have been barred from performing in China because they had played at a Free Tibet concert over 12 years ago. The brothers Liam and Noel ... Read more...

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Post Durrani, Pak may do away with NSA post altogether


January 14th, 2009 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.14 (ANI): In an apparent damage control exercise after the sacking of the National Security Advisor, Mehmood Ali Durrani, the Pakistan government is seriously thinking of doing away with the ... Read more...

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Butt gags PCB officials


January 9th, 2009 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 9 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has banned senior Board officials from speaking to the media.According to a PCB media release issued Friday, chairman Ijaz Butt has authorised Saleem ... Read more...

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Taliban engaged in secret talks sponsored by Saudi Arabia, Britain


September 28th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 28 (ANI): The Taliban has been engaged in secret talks about ending the conflict in Afghanistan in a wide-ranging peace process sponsored by Saudi Arabia and supported by Britain.The ... Read more...

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Huge fire engulfs Sharjah port


September 20th, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 20 (IANS) A huge fire broke out in a major port in Sharjah in the early hours of Saturday, causing damages running into billions of dollars.The fire broke out at ... Read more...

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Georgia lost up to 3,000 men in Caucasus: Russian official


September 15th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 15 (RIA Novosti) Georgia lost up to 3,000 soldiers and police personnel during military action to take control of its breakaway region of South Ossetia, a Russian intelligence source said ... Read more...

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Moss, Hince split up


July 9th, 2008 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 9 (IANS) Rocker Jamie Hince has split up from his supermodel girlfriend Kate Moss and was seen taking his belongings out of her house. The two had been together for ... Read more...

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Variety can add to strength of federal structure: Shivraj Patil


November 14th, 2007 - 8:31 am ICT by admin
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