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Kazakhstan launches national superhero contest


May 17th, 2012 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Astana, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakhstan has announced a contest to create a national superhero who will be named after the Central Asian country's capital.A total of 123 people, including ... Read more...

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Remains of Bolivar are authentic, says Venezuela


July 26th, 2011 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, July 26 (IANS/EFE) The human remains that rest in the National Pantheon of Venezuela are those of Simon Bolivar, but the cause of his death remains to be determined, ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan: Stalinist, but a man of the masses


May 13th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 13 (IANS) He was never the darling of party bosses. But down-to-earth Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan, who began life working in a small textile shop, was the only ... Read more...

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‘Dark horses’ England can rule world: Strauss


February 6th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Perth (Australia), Feb.6 (ANI): Having lost the one-day series to Australia 6-1, England captain Andrew Strauss does not feel that it takes the sheen off winning the Ashes series 3-1 Down Under ... Read more...

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British Actor Henry Cavill Lands Role In “Superman: Man of Steel”


February 1st, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Much hyped and much anticipated "Superman" movie is slated to release on December 2012. Ace producer Christopher Nolan will produce the movie and Zack Snyder will ... Read more...

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Ferguson is the greatest, says Capello


December 19th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 19 (ANI): England manager Fabio Capello has hailed Manchester United coach Sir Alex Ferguson as the best manager of all time.The Scot has become the longest-serving boss in Manchester ... Read more...

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Carla Bruni gives 32 takes for Woody Allen’s next


July 29th, 2010 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS) France's first lady Carla Bruni is said to have given almost 32 retakes in five hours for a scene in Woody Allen's next project "Midnight In Paris". She ... Read more...

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Guinness World Records announces new tallest living man in America


May 22nd, 2010 - 1:02 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) – Guinness World Records announced Thursday that a Minnesota man has been crowned the new tallest living man in America.Measuring 7 feet 8.33 inches, the towering 27-year ... Read more...

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Morgan Freeman says award nominations have done nothing for his career


January 27th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 27 (ANI): Morgan Freeman says getting nominated for high-profile awards like the Globes and the Oscars has done nothing for his film career."It does nothing...It hasn't done anything for my ... Read more...

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Mumbai engineer builds up a remote-operated machine to control brutal elephants


November 14th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Thrissur (Kerala), Nov 14 (ANI): An engineer from Mumbai has designed and developed a remote operated mechanism to control the violent elephants in the state.Zachariah Mathew with his son conducted the trial ... Read more...

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Discovery of ancient Roman amphitheatre as significant as Stonehenge


October 1st, 2009 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 1 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has uncovered a lavish Roman amphitheatre in Italy at a site described as being of the same significance as Stonehenge.According to a report ... Read more...

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Potters’ town Kumortuli finally ready for makeover


September 23rd, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Soudhriti Bhabani Kolkata, Sep 23 (IANS) Construction work to give a fresh lease of life to Kumortuli, the potters' town that churns out thousands of idols of goddess Durga and her pantheon ... Read more...

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Tlaltecuhtli Cult in ancient Mexico was exclusively for priesthood


June 22nd, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 22 (ANI): A new research points out that the Tlaltecuhtli Cult in ancient Mexico was meant exclusively for priesthood.According to a report in Art Daily, archaeologist Eduardo Matos Moctezuma said ... Read more...

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Tom Hanks helped bride stuck in traffic get to church on time


May 19th, 2009 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 19 (ANI): American actor Tom Hanks showed his chivalrous side when he halted the production of his new film, and rushed to the aid of an Australian bride who got ... Read more...

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Tom Hanks forced to cut sex scenes from new movie due to time limit


May 13th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): American actor Tom Hanks has revealed that he had to omit some sex scenes from his new movie 'Angels and Demons', as there was no time for "smooching" ... Read more...

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Wisden breaks 120 yr old tradition, names woman as player of the year


April 3rd, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 3 (ANI): Cricket bible Wisden has broken with 120 years of tradition by naming a woman as one of its players of the year.England women's star batsman Claire Taylor has ... Read more...

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Roman Pantheon may be a colossal sundial


February 2nd, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): An expert in ancient timekeeping has suggested that the grand Roman Pantheon, an imposing temple in Rome, may play the role of a colossal sundial.This temple in ... Read more...

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The Whos Keith Moon to get blue plaque despite English Heritage snub


February 1st, 2009 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 1 (ANI): The Whos late drummer Keith Moon will be honoured with a "blue plaque" just months after English Heritage claimed that the musician was not worthy of the ... Read more...

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ISKCON devotees take out procession in New Delhi


November 4th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 4 (ANI): Hundreds of devotees belonging to the International Society of Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) took out a procession of Hindu deity lord Jagannath in New Delhi on Monday.The ... Read more...

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UK has more attractive tourist spots than other European countries


June 23rd, 2008 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): The UK has more entries in list of most-popular free European tourist attractions than any other country, according to a new poll.With the Pantheon in Rome was ... Read more...

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