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Is Johnny Ball going to join ‘Strictly Come Dancing’?


August 31st, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Johnny Ball, the father of former Strictly Come Dancing dancer Zoe Ball, has just signed up to participate in the strictly come dancing show. If he participates ... Read more...

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Japanese lady, 73, awarded for scaling Mt. Everest


May 26th, 2012 - 5:46 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 26 (IANS) A 73-year-old Japanese lady who climbed Mount Everest, the world's highest mountain, this past week has been awarded by the Guinness World Records.On Friday, Asian ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh couple create new record for arthritic surgery


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) One year ago, 94-year-old S.N. Bhatt of Chattisgarh's Bhilai steel township became the oldest man to undergo knee replacement surgery in both his knees. Now, ... Read more...

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Christopher Plummer wins best supporting actor


February 27th, 2012 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) At 82, Christopher Plummer is said to be the oldest person to have won an Oscar as he took home the golden statuette for his ... Read more...

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China has 49,000 centenarians: Survey


November 8th, 2011 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 8 (IANS) China has around 49,000 people over 100 years of age, says a new survey.The survey by the China Gerontological Society said that till July 1, the ... Read more...

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Wedding wows! 120-year-old man marries 60-year-old


October 28th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Silchar (Assam), Oct 28 (IANS) If their respective ages were to be added up, they'll date back to India's first war of independence in 1857. So, when 120-year-old Hazi Abdul ... Read more...

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Man,70, crosses English Channel in just 18 hours


August 31st, 2011 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) A 70-year-old man Wednesday created a world record by becoming the oldest person to have swum across the English Channel.Roger Allsopp, from Guernsey, a British Crown ... Read more...

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She underwent breast cancer surgery at 99!


August 31st, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 31 (IANS) A great-great-grandmother in Britain is today the oldest person in the country to have undergone surgery for breast cancer, just ahead of celebrating her 100th birthday.Dorothy ... Read more...

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Quick 26/11 trial in Pakistan’s interest: Khar


July 27th, 2011 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) A quick trial in the Mumbai terror attack case is in Pakistan's interest, Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said Wednesday, but questioned the slow ... Read more...

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World’s oldest person Maria Gomes Valentim dies at the age of 114 years


June 22nd, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Brasilia, June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world’s oldest person has died at the age of 114 years. Maria Gomes Valentim would have turned 115 years old on the 9th of July. Her ... Read more...

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‘World’s oldest man’ dies at 114


April 15th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 15 (ANI): Walter Breuning, the world's oldest man, has passed away in Montana. He was 114.According to Stacia Kirby, spokeswoman of the Rainbow Senior Living retirement home where Breuning lived, ... Read more...

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Brit woman, 92, breaks world record after finishing Honolulu Marathon


April 6th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 6 (ANI): A British woman, aged 92, has broken the world record for the oldest person ever to complete a marathon.Gladys Burrill, a part-time Hawaii resident nicknamed the "Gladyator", finished ... Read more...

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India’s Ashis Roy, 78, completes 108th marathon


April 4th, 2011 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 4 (IANS) India's grand old marathon man Ashis Roy has completed his 108th marathon with a run in Yakima River Canyon Marathon along an exceptionally scenic course with ... Read more...

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World’s ‘oldest’ person dies


February 1st, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) A US woman who was claimed to be the world's oldest person has died aged 114-year-old, a media report said here Tuesday. Eunice G. Sanborn of Jacksonville, Texas, ... Read more...

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Oldest Briton passes away at 111


October 21st, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 21 (ANI): Elsie Steele, who just last month became Britain's oldest person, has died at the age of 111.Born in 1899 during the reign of Queen Victoria, Steele passed ... Read more...

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125-year-old woman is oldest Chinese


October 17th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 17 (IANS) A 125-year-old woman is China's oldest person, a media report said Sunday.Luo Meizhen, of Bama county in Guangxi Zhuang region, topped the list of the longest-living people ... Read more...

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Former PM Winston Churchill makes it to UK pop charts


October 4th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 4 (ANI): Winston Churchill whose rousing speeches feature in 'Reach For The Skies', a hit album by the Central Band Of The RAF has become the first ever British ... Read more...

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Churchill becomes first ever British PM to enter UK pop charts


October 3rd, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 3 (ANI): Winston Churchill has made pop music history from beyond the grave.He has become the first ever British Prime Minister to enter the UK pop charts.Churchill who inspired ... Read more...

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Titanic actress Gloria Stuart dies at the age of 100 years


September 28th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Titanic actress Gloria Stuart has died. She was 100 years old. She breathed her last at her abode, which is located in West Los Angeles. Her family has ... Read more...

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‘Ciggies, whisky and wild women’ key to world’s oldest man’s longevity


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 23 (ANI): The world's oldest man celebrated his 114th birthday Tuesday in his retirement home in Great Falls, Montana.Walter Breuning, born Sept. 21, 1896 in Melrose, Minn. Breuning attributes his ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle enters Guinness World Records book


September 19th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 19 (ANI): Scottish singing sensation Susan Boyle is celebrating after she ended up with three different entries in the new Guinness World Records book.At the age of 48 years, her ... Read more...

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An American has successful heart transplant in India


August 5th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) Sixty-five-year-old US citizen Ronald Lemmer's heart is expected to beat for India after his successful heart transplant operation here. He is the first American to undergo a heart ... Read more...

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World’s Oldest Tweeter Dies at the Age of 104


July 29th, 2010 - 4:23 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is a truly sad day for Tweeter all over the world, as the oldest person to use Twitter died today at the age of 104 years. Ivy ... Read more...

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World’s Oldest Person Aged 130 Years Living In Russia


July 10th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Moscow, Russia, July 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Antisa Khvichava of Georgia on Thursday celebrated not her 80th or her 100th birthday but her 130th birthday along with family members and officials ... Read more...

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World’s oldest person is 130 years old!


July 9th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): A great-great granny has claimed that she has turned 130 years old, which makes her the world's oldest person.Antisa Khvichava, who still wears bright red lipstick, lives ... Read more...

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Russian authorities claim that Antisa Khvichava is the world’s oldest person at 130 years


July 9th, 2010 - 2:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sachire, July 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Russian authorities claim that the world’s oldest person is 130 years old and it is none other than Antisa Khvichava. She is an inhabitant of ... Read more...

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Betty White To Be A “Calendar Pin-up Girl” For Wildlife Benefit


July 9th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
July 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 88 year old Betty White’s career is on fire right now, with her new hit television show ‘Hot In Cleveland, and recently becoming the oldest person ... Read more...

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Betty White is posing for her own 2011 calendar


July 8th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is no stopping the 88-year-old Betty White. After becoming the oldest person to host ‘Saturday Night Live’ recently on the occasion of Mother’s ... Read more...

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Brit woman, 111, says honey is the secret to her longevity


May 24th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): Eunice Bowman, 111, who has made it into the record books by becoming the oldest person in the UK, has revealed the secret of her longevity - honey."I've ... Read more...

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Betty White says no to nudity & marijuana jokes


May 4th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, May 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Betty White is all set to be a host on the special ‘Mother’s Day’ episode of Saturday Night Live. She would be a part ... Read more...

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Oldest American - Neva Morris dies


April 7th, 2010 - 11:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Iowa, Apr 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) America’s oldest person – Neva Morris has died. She was 114 years and 245 days old. She had donned the title of the ‘oldest living American’ on ... Read more...

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Christmas ‘midnight’ mass to be held earlier: Vatican


December 8th, 2009 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 8 (IANS/AKI) Pope Benedict XVI will hold this year's Christmas Eve midnight mass at St Peter's basilica two hours earlier, the Vatican has announced. "This is in order not to ... Read more...

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F1 boss Bernie Ecclestone, 79, makes it to ‘Most Eligible Singletons’ list


November 11th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 11 (ANI): Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone has entered the list of most eligible singletons, alongside Prince Harry, Emma Watson and model Lily Cole.The 79-year-old, who separated from his wife, ... Read more...

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Five Missouri family members arrested on child rape charges


November 11th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by BNO News
MISSOURI (BNO NEWS) -- Missouri state and county officials on Tuesday announced a shocking child sex case allegedly perpetrated by a father and his four adult sons. Neighbors of the father called ... Read more...

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Grandad, 89, becomes oldest man to cross Channel strapped to plane wings!


August 1st, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 1 (ANI): An 89-year-old Brit man has broken the record for the oldest man to cross the Channel, flying at 1000ft, at more than 100mph while strapped to the wings ... Read more...

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