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Javelin champion feted with millions of dollars gifts


August 14th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), Aug 14 (IANS/CMC) Trinidad and Tobago (T&T;), basking in the glory of its first Olympic gold medal for 36 years, has showered teenage javelin champion Keshorn Walcott ... Read more...

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Four Australians taking $1 mn cash, steroids to Bangladesh


August 2nd, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 2 (IANS) Four Australians have been arrested while trying to carry over one million dollars in cash and a large quantity of steroids. According to the police, they ... Read more...

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Canadian prisoners to pay more for room, phone calls


May 10th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, May 10 (IANS) Canadian prisoners will be paying more for room and board next year, Canada's tough-on-crime Public Safety Minister Vic Toews said Wednesday.Offenders serving two or more years ... Read more...

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US Senate rejects Obama’s wealth tax proposal


April 17th, 2012 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US Senate has blocked President Barack Obama's proposal to raise tax rate on those earning over one million dollars a year.The wealth tax ... Read more...

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Obama urges Congress to pass ‘Buffett Rule’ for higher tax on rich


March 31st, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) US President Barack Obama urged Congress Saturday to pass the "Buffett Rule" tax plan, which is designed to increase the tax rate on the wealthiest ... Read more...

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US to give $12 mn in aid for Syrians


March 16th, 2012 - 4:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 16 (IANS) The US has announced to provide over $12 million in humanitarian assistance to the Syrians, suffering from continued violence, through the UN and other humanitarian relief ... Read more...

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Designer jeans worth $1 mn stolen from warehouse


February 27th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Feb 27 (IANS) Thieves in Australia have stolen designer jeans worth about one million Australian dollars (over $1 million) from a Sydney warehouse.According to police, the theft occurred in ... Read more...

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Cameroon captain Eto’o banned for 15 matches


December 17th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Dec 17 (IANS) Reigning African Footballer of the Year, Samuel Eto'o has been banned for 15 matches by a Cameroon Football Federation (FECAFOOT) disciplinary committee after a players' strike ... Read more...

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Indian offered Majeed $1.2m to lose Oval Test, court hears


October 11th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 11 (IANS) A mysterious Indian contact offered Pakistan cricket agent Mazhar Majeed $1.2 million to arrange for Pakistan to throw a Test match against England, a court in ... Read more...

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Dr Oz Kicks Off ‘Million Dollar You’ Challenge


September 27th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On today's 'Dr Oz Show', Weight Watcher has teamed up with Dr Oz in order to bring viewers the 'Million Dollar You' challenge. Dr Oz has a seven ... Read more...

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IITian’s million dollar gift for India centre in Canada


June 2nd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 2 (IANS) Toronto-based IITian Vasudev Chanchlani has given a million dollars to help start an Indian policy centre at a Canadian university.Canada's University of Waterloo will launch the ... Read more...

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Cricket Australia’s hopes of cashing on Indian cricketers for Big Bash dashed


April 30th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 30 (ANI): Cricket Australia will have to rely on West Indies players for international star power, as the Indian cricket board has refused to allow its players to participate in ... Read more...

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NZ cricket ‘blown away’ by ICC generous cash relief


April 5th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 5 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) generous donation of one million dollars to help New Zealand Cricket build its new office, which was destroyed by earthquake, has "blown away" ... Read more...

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Here’s why people are so obsessed with their idol’s belongings


March 9th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 9 (ANI): Replica of a 1948 Gibson guitar, once played by Eric Clapton, is likely to fetch a 20,000 dollars in an auction but the original was sold for ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey feels ‘horrible and embarrassed’ to have sung for Gaddafis


March 4th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 4 (ANI): Pop singer Mariah Carey has revealed that she's feeling 'horrible and embarrassed' after being paid one million dollars to sing for the son of Libyan dictator Colonel ... Read more...

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Million dollar bridge collapses before its opening


February 17th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) A bridge in Australia that cost local taxpayers one million dollars collapsed before it could be officially declared open. The incident embarrassed the North Burnett regional council in ... Read more...

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Craig Rowin flabbergasted as he is about to receive $1 million because of his YouTube video


January 21st, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Craig Rowin is one lucky man. He is an US comedian and he made a YouTube video in which he said that he wanted $1 million. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Highest bid for Ahmadinejad’s car is $2mn: Minister


January 17th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad can expect two million US dollars for his 1977 Peugeot, said Iran's Minister of Welfare and Social Security Sadeq Mahsouli, according to a foreign ... Read more...

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Tennis stars unite for ‘Rally for Relief’ for Oz flood victims


January 14th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 14(ANI): Tennis stars who are in Melbourne for the Australian Open, will take part in a charity event, 'Rally for Relief', to help the flood victims of Queensland.Tennis Australia ... Read more...

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Legal constraints prevent high bidding from Rajasthan Royals in IPL: Shetty


January 8th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Jan 8(ANI): Rajasthan Royals co-owner Shilpa Shetty on Saturday said that they have not indulged in high-price bidding for players at the ongoing Indian Premier League auction being held in ... Read more...

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Assange receives over $1mn in advance for memoir


December 29th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has revealed that he has received an advance of over one million dollars for his memoir.The publishers, on the other hand, have ... Read more...

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Haneef’s lawyer silent on ‘$1m Oz Govt compensation’ Indian media report claim


December 22nd, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Dec 22 (ANI): The lawyer of Mohamed Haneef, the Indian-origin doctor who was wrongly arrested over suspicion of involvement in the 2007 Glasgow International Airport terrorist attack, has refused to confirm ... Read more...

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Will Smith, Mark Wahlberg offered $1mn to fight in celebrity boxing match


December 21st, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): A boxing promoter has offered Mark Wahlberg and Will Smith one million dollars to get in the ring for a celebrity-boxing match.Both the stars have worked in ... Read more...

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Kanishka victims not after money, says campaigner


December 14th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 14 (IANS) As the Canadian government discusses ex-gratia compensation with the families of the Air India Kanishka bombing victims, the man who started this fight for justice says ... Read more...

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India accused for not paying millions to Delhi CWG international contactors


November 28th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 28 (ANI): An internationally renowned major events producer, Ric Birch, has said India should be barred from hosting the Olympics because the Delhi Commonwealth Games organisers had failed to pay ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen sues NY hotel girl for extortion


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 23 (ANI): Charlie Sheen has sued his New York hotel room girl Capri Anderson, claiming the porn star attempted to extort 1 million dollars from him.Sheen filed the suit in ... Read more...

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9/11 workers exposed to toxic dust approve 625 ml dollar settlement with New York City


November 20th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 20 (ANI): Ground Zero workers, who were exposed to toxic debris after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks have reached a settlement with New York City authorities that would ... Read more...

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Obama streaker agrees to strip again


October 15th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 15 (ANI): A man-who ran naked in front of President Obama-has reached an agreement with his billionaire benefactor to shed his clothes once again, but this time it's not ... Read more...

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Man streaks in front of Obama in quest of $1m prize on offer


October 11th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 11 (ANI): Juan Rodriguez-who streaked in front of the US President Barack Obama in Philadelphia-did it for a prize of one million dollars kept by a Brit billionaire, ... Read more...

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Oz visa crackdown driving away overseas, Indian students


October 8th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Oct 8 (ANI): Hit by a visa crackdown, more overseas students in Australia, including Indians, are now leaving the country than arriving, thereby lowering the total enrolments across the education sector ... Read more...

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Traditional welcome given to President Patil in Siem Reap


September 16th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SInghSiem Reap (Cambodia), Sept. 16 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil arrived in Siem Reap on Thursday, where the world famous heritage temples of Angkor Vat are located.The trip ... Read more...

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Texas Woman Wins Lottery, Getting Millions For The Fourth Time


July 10th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Texas, July 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Joan Ginther, a woman from Texas has just won a lottery worth of millions. This however is not why the news is so special. Interestingly, ... Read more...

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Teen Sailor Abby Sunderland Safe At Home, Feared No One Would Save Her


July 1st, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It has been almost three weeks since the boat which sixteen year old Abby Sunderland was attempted to sail solo around the world capsized and fell ... Read more...

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Suge Knight Sues Kanye West for 2005 Shooting!


June 21st, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
June 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After quite a few brushes with the law, and civil problems, the rap star who also happens to be a felon, Marion “Suge” Knight was shot in the ... Read more...

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Bolt offered one million dollars to race Oz rugby league players


June 20th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 20(ANI): Jamaican triple Olympic and world champion Usain Bolt has been offered almost a million dollars by Australian rugby league officials to race the league's fastest players.Organisers of the Athletics ... Read more...

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