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Spanish PM says he’s focused on euro, Spain’s interests


September 3rd, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) Spain's negotiations within the European Union have focused on measures "that benefit the general interests of the euro and those of Spain at every specific moment" ... Read more...

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Need to evolve world opinion against n-weapons: Kalam


July 14th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 14 (IANS) Former Indian president and world renowned scientist A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Saturday said world opinion was needed to be created against nuclear weapons of mass destruction."Nuclear energy ... Read more...

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Dads can ground kids in perseverance


June 17th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) Fathers can show their adolescent children the way to perseverance and grounding in positive traits, new research says. Brigham Young University professors Laura Padilla-Walker and ... Read more...

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Double win for ‘Gattu’ at NY film fest


May 29th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 29 (IANS) "Gattu", a film about a street kid's ambition to be a kite flying champ, made a mark at the New York Indian Film Festival by ... Read more...

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36 nurses get Florence Nightingale Award


May 12th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Thirty-six nurses from across India were Saturday honoured by President Pratibha Patil with the National Florence Nightingale Awards. This included Aruna Kumari, a midwife ... Read more...

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Ian Chappell says Lara better than Ponting and Tendulkar


January 31st, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 31 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ian Chappell rates Brian Lara as a superior batsman to the resurgent Ricky Ponting and little master Sachin Tendulkar.Chappell says Lara's ability ... Read more...

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WHO commends India’s polio free year


January 13th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The World Health Organisation has commended India's one year of being a 'polio free nation', calling it a major achievement."India's success is arguably its greatest ... Read more...

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US lifts most sanctions against Libya


December 17th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US has lifted most of its sanctions against Libya, imposed earlier in a bid to pressure the Muammar Gaddafi regime give up power."After careful ... Read more...

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Juventus extend unbeaten streak to draw 3-3 with Napoli


November 30th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 30 (IANS) Italian Serie A leaders Juventus extended their unbeaten record in the current football season after they fought back to draw 3-3 with hosts Napoli.Napoli had a ... Read more...

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Gaga likes educated men


November 26th, 2011 - 4:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga says that any guy trying to date her must have a degree from Harvard university."Talent and perseverance and pushing the boundaries of ... Read more...

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Chinese street artist catapults to fame via microblog


October 18th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) A Chinese calligraphy artist who eked out a living by showcasing his work on the streets will have a typeface named after him after a font ... Read more...

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Overcome difficulties with national resilience: Kayani


August 14th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Pakistani Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani has said the nation will overcome all the difficulties with national resilience, abundance of resources and a reservoir of ... Read more...

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Chilean miners’ saga to become a film


July 26th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 26 (IANS/EFE) A well-known Hollywood producer and representatives of the 33 Chilean miners who spent 70 days underground after a mine collapse announced Monday that they finally ... Read more...

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Advanced batteries launched at Technopark Kerala


June 18th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 18 (IANS) New age smart batteries called ASTRAC were Saturday launched here by Certes Innovative Solutions (CIS), a Technopark - TBI incubated company. The product is expected to ... Read more...

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India gives 3-P mantra to diaspora on economic engagement


June 11th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 11 (IANS) India Friday promised to remove irritants hindering the engagement of its 27 million-strong global diaspora with their parent country.But it also recommended three Ps - purpose, ... Read more...

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Dutch football club sign 18-month-old Internet sensation


April 28th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 28(ANI): An 18-month-old Dutch toddler has been signed by his local champion's division football club, VVV-Venlo, after a video of him expertly kicking football balls into his toy box scored ... Read more...

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Not worried about Arsenal, Chelsea, now we feel like champions: Fergie


April 24th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 24 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson, who is just seven points away from lifting the Premier League, is not worried over his team playing Arsenal and Chelsea. ... Read more...

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Vice President congratulates Team India on World Cup victory


April 3rd, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 3(ANI): Vice President M. Hamid Ansari on Sunday congratulated the Indian cricket team on its World Cup triumph, saying that it would go down as one of the most ... Read more...

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Helping muscular dystrophy patients - like her son wanted


March 23rd, 2011 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 23 (IANS) Nearly seven years after her son died of muscular dystrophy (MD) while unsuccessfully fighting a legal battle for euthanasia, K. Sujatha is continuing her mission to ... Read more...

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‘Collection mania’ can cause pyschological disorders


March 16th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 16 (IANS) The tendency to collect items in moderation bolsters certain skills but, if unchecked, the habit can lead to psychological disorders, says a researcher.For instance, porcelain dolls, ... Read more...

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Man U needs 10 more wins to wrest Premier League title from Chelsea: Ferguson


February 5th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has said that 10 more victories would take them to 84 points which is enough to clinch the Premier League title. ... Read more...

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Hard-line militants now targeting Pak’s most popular brand of Islam- Sufism


January 7th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Kasur, Jan 7(ANI): Pakistan's most popular brand of Islam, Sufism, has been condemned as un-Islamic by fundamentalist groups and has repeatedly come under extremists' attacks, as in 2010 alone, minority hard-line militants ... Read more...

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Kadhal Kandhas Ties Knot With Ponlakshmi, A Friend Of 11 years


December 27th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Kadhal Kandhas, one of the leading choreographers of Tamil cinema, had entered the wedding lock recently and also had a grand reception for Kollywood colleagues and friends in Chennai.The man, ... Read more...

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92-Year-Old Woman Successfully Completes Honolulu Marathon


December 13th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Honolulu, Dec 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) For 92-year-old Gladys "Glady" Burrill, the Honolulu Marathon which was held with much elan on Sunday, was nothing short of a dream come true. Not ... Read more...

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Champions League final in Barcelona is Fergie’s favourite match


November 18th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.18 (ANI): Manchester United coach Sir Alex Ferguson has said that the Champions League final in Barcelona would always be his favourite match."People say we were lucky with two goals ... Read more...

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Chilean Miner To Take Part In NYC Marathon 2010


November 7th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York City, Nov 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A rescued miner who was trapped with his co-workers in Chile a few weeks back is going to create history. He is all ... Read more...

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India holds important stake in success of international negotiations on climate change, says Krishna


September 29th, 2010 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
United Nations, Sep.29 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Wednesday said that India has an important stake in the success of ongoing international negotiations to address climate change.Addressing the United ... Read more...

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Let us salute our teachers: Meira Kumar


September 4th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Teachers play a major role in nation building and in creating a "huge force of academically-empowered and socially-conscious citizens", Speaker Meira Kumar Saturday said while saluting ... Read more...

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Shifanjali Shekhar throws a sizzling Pool party ! a rare party


August 28th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Stunning Shifanjali is taking centrestage even as a troupe of 100 dancers groove to the memorable tunes composed by the legendary Bhappi Lahiri. Sensational Shifanjali has ... Read more...

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UN secretary general’s office denies Kashmir remarks


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The UN secretary general's office has clarified that Ban Ki-moon had made no comment on Kashmir or about the India-Pakistan composite dialogue, India's external affairs ministry clarified ... Read more...

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Hitzfeld laments lack of firepower as Swiss exit World Cup


June 26th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bloemfontein (South Africa), June 26 (DPA) After Switzerland's goalless draw with Honduras sent both teams tumbling out of the World Cup, Ottmar Hitzfeld singled out his goalkeeper, Diego Benaglio, as the ... Read more...

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Sharif wants result-oriented dialogue between India-Pakistan on Kashmir


June 1st, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jun 1 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-N chief Nawaz Sharif has laid stress on having a result-oriented composite dialogue between India and Pakistan on all issues, including Kashmir and water.Talking to ... Read more...

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President gets invite to open Kotnis memorial


May 28th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt Beijing, May 28 (IANS) Vatsala Kotnis, sister of Dwarkanath Kotnis, an Indian who provided medical assistance during the Sino-Japanese war in the 1930s, Friday met President Pratibha Patil here ... Read more...

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President Patil invites Kotnis’ sister to Beijing


May 28th, 2010 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt Beijing, May 27 (IANS) The 87-year-old sister of Dwarkanath Kotnis, a well-known medical practitioner who provided medical assistance during the Second China-Japanese war in 1938, has been invited to ... Read more...

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Setting deadline for resettlement of Tamils is unrealistic: Lankan Foreign Minister


May 17th, 2010 - 1:03 am ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorTehran, May 16 (ANI): Sri Lankan Foreign Minister Professor G.L. Peiris has said that setting a deadline to rehabilitation of the displaced Tamils is "unrealistic".In an exclusive interview with the ... Read more...

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