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I thought I’d got away, says dope-tainted cyclist


August 4th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Disgraced Russian cyclist Victoria Baranova said here Friday that she had taken testosterone ahead of the Olympics, and she had thought she was in the ... Read more...

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London terror plots: Six held, bus emptied on highway (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Armed police and forensic officers with sniffer dogs Thursday swooped down on a bus moving on a highway near London and asked all passengers to get ... Read more...

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Returned aircraft on own accord, says Kingfisher


June 27th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Debt-ridden Kingfisher Airlines Wednesday said it has returned 32 aircraft to the lessors as those were not required under its truncated schedule of operation."There have ... Read more...

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New `Che’ comic inspired by his most famous portrait


April 18th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 18 (IANS/EFE) The most famous photo ever taken of Ernesto 'Che' Guevara was shot by Alberto Korda in 1960, an image so endlessly reproduced it became not only ... Read more...

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Big B justifies announcing Ash’s pregnancy online


June 25th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) An excited grandfather-to-be Amitabh Bachchan announced his daughter-in-law Aishwarya's pregnancy on Twitter and came under flak for it. But the megastar has justified the ... Read more...

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Quit drinking or die, doctors tell Winehouse


May 31st, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Singer Amy Winehouse's doctors have given her an ultimatum - either she should quit drinking or brace herself for the worst.The 27-year-old is being currently ... Read more...

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Has Hazare taken on more than he can handle? (Comment)


April 16th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
It hasn't taken long for the two sides engaged in drafting the Lokpal Bill - the government and the social activists led by the Gandhian Anna Hazare - to start ... Read more...

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Pakistan proud to have n-weapons, says Musharraf


March 26th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 26 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf says the country was "proud" to have nuclear weapons and blamed India for Islamabad resorting to such an armament.While citing ... Read more...

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Meet the man who ‘reunited Wills-Kate after their break-up in 2007′


March 13th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 13 (ANI): Prince William and Kate Middleton have invited amateur jockey Sam Waley-Cohen, the man believed to be responsible for reuniting the pair after their break up in 2007, ... Read more...

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Aaron Carter enters rehab


January 24th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) E! Online has reported that Aaron Carter has finally decided to seek help for his addiction problems.The entertainment website revealed that a source told them that ... Read more...

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Ishrat Jahan case: Differences crop up in SIT


January 13th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 13 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Friday said it would have to work out a model for the special investigation team (SIT) probing the Ishrat Jahan killing to see ... Read more...

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Iran’s ’stoning to death’ woman brought out for dinner with children following son’s appeal


January 2nd, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Jan 2 (ANI): Sakineh Mohammadi Ashtiani, the Iranian woman sentenced to death by stoning for adultery charges, was taken out on prison leave to have dinner with her daughter and son, ... Read more...

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Delhi first Asian City to host FIA awards gala


December 15th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 15 (IANS) India will become the first Asian country to host the annual Federation Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA) Gala Awards function after the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India ... Read more...

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Prabhakaran to blame for LTTE’s demise, says Karuna


December 14th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 14 (IANS) Tamil Tiger leader Velupillai Prabhakaran was "solely responsible" for the crushing defeat of his group, a former aide who is now a Sri Lankan minister has said.Vinayamurthy Muralitharan ... Read more...

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Malin Akerman to replace LiLo as Linda Lovelace in Inferno


November 22nd, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Lindsay Lohan's role as porn star Linda Lovelace in 'Inferno' has been axed - she will be replaced by Couples Retreat actress Malin Akerman.Director Matthew Wilder's announcement ... Read more...

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Clean-up campaigns putting cricket’s corrupt on the backfoot, says Roebuck


October 29th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct. 29 (ANI): The Kerala High Court's recent ruling that cricket administration officials are public servants and are liable to be investigated by the vigilance department should be see as ... Read more...

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Proteins responsible for Alzheimer’s ‘may spread through infection’


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 22 (ANI): A new study has found that proteins responsible for Alzheimer's can spread through infection.Neurologists have found that the brain plaques associated with Alzheimer's can form when the proteins ... Read more...

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Russian Deputy Prime Minister Sobyanin appointed Moscow mayor


October 16th, 2010 - 2:16 am ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Friday proposed Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Sobyanin to take over as the Mayor of Moscow, weeks after his predecessor was removed from office."Sergei ... Read more...

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J.Lo set to become ‘American Idol’ judge


September 14th, 2010 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 14 (ANI): Jennifer Lopez has struck a deal to become a judge on 'American Idol'.Lopez, Randy Jackson and fellow newcomer Steven Tyler have signed the final contract.However, an official ... Read more...

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Finnair launches advanced emissions calculator


September 10th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishnu Makhijani Helsinki, Sep 10 (IANS) Nordic carrier Finnair has launched an advanced emissions calculator and says it is the "only one in the world to be based on actual quarterly cargo, ... Read more...

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Joan Rivers sued by ex-manager


June 25th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jun 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Joan Rivers is being sued by her former manager. Her former manager is William ‘Billy’ Sammeth who alleges that he was responsible for reviving Joan ... Read more...

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Haryana: Widow molestation case victim goes missing


June 11th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Yamunanagar (Haryana), June 11(ANI): The complainant in the molestation case registered against former Haryana Inspector General of Police (IGP) M S Ahlawat went missing from her house in Brijpuri colony here on ... Read more...

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Teenager on trial for group sex parties


June 9th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 9 (ANI): A 17-year-old girl has been put on trial after it was alleged that she took to group sex parties.The girl, whose name has been kept secret, has ... Read more...

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Carragher thankful for fan support during international comeback against Mexico


May 27th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 27(ANI): England defender Jamie Carragher insists that his international comeback during Monday's friendly with Mexico at Wembley did not faze him on the pitch, but he was nervous about his ... Read more...

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Dennis C. Blair To Resign, Reasons Unspecified


May 21st, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, May 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dennis C. Blair has announced that he will be resigning from the post of the chief co-coordinator of the intelligence agency of the nation. He ... Read more...

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Strategic Default Outdoes HAMP Adjustments


May 10th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 10, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Last quarter, more homeowners of their own accord defaulted on their mortgages. More homeowners opted to walk out on their dwellings than the total amount ... Read more...

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Air India, Indian Airlines merger flawed: Parliament committee


March 12th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) A parliamentary committee Friday called the merger of Air India and Indian Airlines a "marriage of incompatible individuals" and said the two aviation companies should work separately, ... Read more...

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Bond all set to play in IPL-3


March 8th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 8 (ANI): New Zealand fast bowler Shane Bond is all set to declare himself available for the Indian Premier League, starting on March 12.New Zealand Cricket Players Association boss Heath ... Read more...

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UK council bans Union flag from building over health and safety risk!


February 28th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): A council in the UK has stayed away from flying the Union flag over its building because of a possible health and safety risk.The Colchester borough council's Rowan ... Read more...

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Maruti Car Recalls Increase Customer Confidence


February 27th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The car recalls by Maruti Suzuki is being heralded as a positive sign, as can be evident from the rise in share prices of the company. ... Read more...

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Woman Alleging David Copperfield Of Rape Arrested For False Accusation


January 28th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The woman who had alleged that the magician David Copperfield had raped her has been arrested. However, Lacey L. Carroll has not been arrested in connection ... Read more...

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Police mull bodyguard for threatened Danish cartoonist


January 3rd, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Jan 3 (DPA) A Danish cartoonist at the centre of the 2005 controversy over cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed may need round-the-clock protection after he escaped an attack on his life, ... Read more...

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Scientists find “predator” corals that eat jellyfish


November 22nd, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 22 (ANI): In a new study, scientists have discovered the only known "predator" corals to eat adult jellyfish.According to a report in National Geographic News, the study, led by ... Read more...

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Let giant pandas go extinct, says leading conservationist


September 23rd, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, September 23 (ANI): BBC wildlife presenter and conservationist Chris Packham has stirred controversy after calling on wildlife groups to let giant pandas go extinct because of their inability to effectively evolve.According ... Read more...

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Haneef’s lawyers welcome resignation of AFP chief Keelty


May 6th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane (Australia), May 6 (ANI): Lawyers for Indian doctor Mohamed Haneef have welcomed the resignation of Australia Federal Police Commissioner Mick Keelty, saying under him the AFP had been an "organisational disaster'.Keelty ... Read more...

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