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Briton enjoys 50 years’ solitude on island


April 27th, 2012 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) A Briton from Yorkshire has made an island in the Seychelles his home and been enjoying living there for half a century. He spends his days ... Read more...

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Gowda becomes Karantaka chief minister, opponents boycott ceremony (Night Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 4 (IANS) D.V. Sadananda Gowda Thursday became the Bharatiya Janata Party's second chief minister in Karnataka but his opponents in the ruling party boycotted the oath-taking ceremony ... Read more...

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Ricky welcomes criticism from friends


August 4th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Singer Ricky Martin says he doesn't mind being criticised by friends because their comments keep him grounded."My family and friends have always kept me grounded. I've ... Read more...

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Kate Moss to sign pre-nup?


June 16th, 2011 - 3:58 am ICT by IANS
London, June 16 (IANS) Supermodel Kate Moss is reportedly planning to sign a pre-nup before she ties the knot with rocker Jamie Hince to protect her 48 million pounds fortune."Kate ... Read more...

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Public should give ‘Pup’ Clarke a fair go


April 9th, 2011 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr.9 (ANI): Former Australian fast bowler Stuart Clark has said that the sport crazy Australian public should give the country's 43rd cricket captain Michael Clarke all the support to enable ... Read more...

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Vettel salary quadrupled after new Red Bull deal


March 15th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): Youngest Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel has quadrupled his salary and extended his contract with Red Bull until 2014.Red Bull has also signed up other important team ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh must fix ‘uncertainties’ in Central Government: Analysts


January 19th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 19(ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh must recharge his administration to tackle major issues like food security, power supply and infrastructure, as well as to push through reforms ... Read more...

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Tributes flow for ‘fine actor’ Tony Curtis


October 1st, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1 (ANI): Tributes are being paid to silver screen legend Tony Curtis who passed away at his US home in Nevada aged 85.Sir Roger Moore, who worked with Curtis on ... Read more...

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Ron Paul and Son Rand Split Over Ground Zero Mosque


August 24th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are problems in the house of Paul, as father and son are at odds over the very controversial issue of a proposed mosque being built at ... Read more...

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Pal says snooker legend Higgins died of malnutrition


July 26th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): Snooker legend Alex Higgins died from malnutrition after refusing to eat, according to his friend and fellow hell raiser Jimmy White.The former world champion was found dead at ... Read more...

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Cook says he will lead side in Bangladesh his way


February 16th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Feb.16 (ANI): Essex opener Alastair Cook has said that he will do it his way as England captain during the team's tour of Bangladesh."I'll be my own man over the next ... Read more...

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Cook believes he has it in him to be a good England captain


January 19th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.19 (ANI): England's captain for the short Test and one-day tour of Bangladesh, Alastair Cook, believes he has the respect of his players and can deliver the results expected of him ... Read more...

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Jordan’s cagefighter lover Alex Reid says she’s terrified of being dumped


January 11th, 2010 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 11 (ANI): Katie Price a.k.a. Jordan's cagefighter lover Alex Reid has revealed that she has a fear of being dumped.Reid, 34, had in a private talk with Ivana Trump ... Read more...

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Mancini ready to get tough with Robinho, Adebayor


December 27th, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): New Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini will be given licence to get tough with ace striker Robinho and Emmanuel Adebayor if their attitudes do not improve.The Italian ... Read more...

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Washington Sniper John Allen Muhammad executed


November 15th, 2009 - 2:51 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Virginia, Nov 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The infamous Washington sniper John Allen Muhammad died silently on Tuesday night in a Virginia prison death chamber filled with lawyers, lawmen and his victims’ survivors. ... Read more...

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Boxing gloves out in Bansi Lal’s clan


October 28th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Oct 28 (IANS) Former Haryana strongman Bansi Lal's family members are locked in a big political battle - this time among themselves.Days after the Oct 13 Haryana ... Read more...

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England’s new batting hero Trott says he just tries to be himself


August 24th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.24 (ANI): England's new batting hero Jonathan Trott says he's no Kevin Pietersen, but his own man.The 28-year-old produced a debut Test century of the finest class to catapult his career ... Read more...

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Joe Jackson: Michael became a hermit


July 16th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): Michael Jackson's dad Joe has blasted his son's entourage for turning his son into a Howard Hughes-style hermit.The 79-year-old compared the singer's hell to that of the ... Read more...

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Flintoff supported Moores during feud with KP


January 18th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.18 (ANI): Former England skipper Andrew Flintoff remained a staunch supporter of sacked coach Peter Moores during the recent internal feuding with Kevin Pietersen. In a frank interview that is ... Read more...

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Dropped Vaughan eyes return to beleaguered England side for two Tests


November 26th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): Former England skipper Michael Vaughan who was dropped for India tour, has said that he was prepared to play in the upcoming two-Test series against India, if ... Read more...

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Ex-Test umpire Dickie Bird receives honorary degree


November 18th, 2008 - 7:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.18 (ANI): Former Test cricket umpire Dickie Bird and retired chat show host Sir Michael Parkinson were conferred Honorary Doctors of Letters degrees by the University of Huddersfield in Yorkshire ... Read more...

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James Bond creator Ian Fleming saved real-life MI6


October 7th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 7 (ANI): British author Ian Fleming, creator of the fictional secret agent James Bond, has been named as the person responsible for saving the real-life MI6.Reports from the secret ... Read more...

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With Pietersen as captain, Boycott fancies England winning Ashes


September 2nd, 2008 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Former England cricketer Geoffrey Boycott is so impressed with Kevin Pietersen's captaincy that he feels England can now challenge Australia in Ashes series next year.“The great charm of ... Read more...

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Race for Himachal top cop hots up


August 2nd, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 2 (IANS) The search is on for an officer to fill the post of the director-general of police (DGP) in Himachal Pradesh after the state's top cop Ashwani Kumar became ... Read more...

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Gilani tries to step out of Zardari’s shadow


July 30th, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) Fresh from his maiden meeting with US President George W. Bush, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani is making a concerted effort to step out of the shadow ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Capello has to give Beckham his 100th cap


January 12th, 2008 - 3:34 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 12 (ANI): England coach Fabio Capello will give David Beckham his 100th cap because he has no choice, former team manager Graham Taylor has said.Now new boss Capello must ... Read more...

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