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Beckham, five young guns to bring Olympic Flame to UK


May 16th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) The London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) confirmed Wednesday that David Beckham will attend the Olympic Flame Handover Ceremony in ... Read more...

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Australian chef creates world record for tallest pancake stack


February 27th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Melbourne, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Australian chef has broken the record for the world record for the highest pancake stack. Guinness Record officials looked on as Andy Wrobel from Melbourne ... Read more...

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Lobsang Sangay is Kalon Tripa, to carry on Tibetan legacy (Lead)


August 8th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Aug 8 (IANS) Harvard-educated Lobsang Sangay, 43, took oath of office Monday as the new Kalon Tripa, or prime minister, of the Tibetan government-in-exile in an event termed a ... Read more...

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Kalamandalam Hemalatha Creates Guinness Record For Longest Dance!


January 9th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Kochi, Jan 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kalamandalam Hemalatha, a famous Mohiniyattam exponent and danseuse has done India proud by making entry to the coveted Guinness Book of World Record. She now ... Read more...

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New York Jets Just Got Lucky Over The Cincinnati Bengals


November 26th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thursday night gave way to the New York Jets as victory sided away from the Cincinnati Bengals. The Cincinnati Bengals lost Thursday night's game to the ... Read more...

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Railways felicitates Sushil for Gold Medal in world wrestling championship


September 14th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.14 (ANI): The Indian Railways on Tuesday felicitated Sushil Kumar on becoming first Indian wrestler to win a Gold medal in the World Championship in Moscow in the 66 ... Read more...

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Mamata announces promotion, cash award for Sushil Kumar


September 13th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri (West Bengal), Sep 13 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday announced out-of-turn promotion and a cash award of Rs.10 lakh for Sushil Kumar, who Sunday became the first Indian wrestler ... Read more...

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Mamata Banerjee announces an award of Rs.10 lakh for wrestler Sushil Kumar


September 13th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 13 (ANI): Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee announced an award of Rs. lakh to wrestler Sushil Kumar after he won a gold medal at the World Wrestling Championship in ... Read more...

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Nitish ads like NDA’s India Shining campaign: Congress


July 9th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Congress Friday took a dig at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for newspaper advertisements highlighting his achievements, saying that he was using government money to ... Read more...

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Skydivers Set New Record After Jumping From World’s Tallest Building


January 11th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dubai, Jan 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dubai, which saw the grand opening of the Burj Dubai tower last week, experienced a real spine-chilling moment when two sky-divers jumped from a height ... Read more...

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Bihar can change, the rule of law has been established: Nitish


January 10th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Jan.10 (ANI): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday sought to woo business fraternity to look at Bihar as an investment destination saying the rule of law has been established ... Read more...

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Brit girl, 17, becomes youngest person to reach the South Pole


January 9th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 09 (ANI): Katie Walter, a 17-year-old British girl, has become the youngest person to reach the South Pole.The teenager reached her destination on December 31, after trekking a 112-mile stretch ... Read more...

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River tourism makes a mark in India


November 12th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 12 (ANI): For the first time in India, a tourist cruise has started from Kolkata to Varanasi with 50 foreign tourists. The 14 day trip, took them to several ... Read more...

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Robin Quivers Swimsuit Figure: From Big To Bootylicious


July 31st, 2009 - 12:56 am ICT by GD
Radio Jockey Robin Quivers, the long typecast side-kick to the arguably eccentric whacky shock-jock Howard Stern, has finally made news on her own right, and this time it's not just a personal ... Read more...

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Koertzen becomes first umpire to stand in 200 ODIs


July 11th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, July 11 (ANI): Rudi Koertzen of the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires today made history when he became the first umpire to stand in 200 One-Day Internationals by umpiring in ... Read more...

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Koertzen becomes first umpire to stand in 200 ODIs


July 11th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dublin, July 11 (IANS) South African umpire Rudi Koertzen became the first to stand in 200 One-Day Internationals cricket in the second ODI between Ireland and Kenya at Clontarf Cricket Club Ground ... Read more...

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Star cast of ‘New York’ gets candid on ZoOm


June 25th, 2009 - 2:43 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Catch John Abraham, Katrina Kaif, Neil Nitin Mukesh and director Kabir Khan exclusively on ZoOm this Thursday, June 25, 9.30pmZoOm India's hottest destination for Bollywood content brings to you an ... Read more...

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India’s ‘renaissance man’ Kalam honoured in UK


June 11th, 2009 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, June 11 (IANS) Ten years after describing a shabby-looking fuse box as something that appeared to have been "put in by an Indian", Prince Philip applauded as an ... Read more...

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Doctor uses household drill to save boy’s life


May 20th, 2009 - 7:47 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 20 (DPA) A quick-thinking Australian country doctor Wednesday described how he borrowed a maintenance worker's cordless electric drill to bore a hole into the skull of a 13-year-old boy ... Read more...

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Beckham set to overtake Bobby Moore’s England cap record


March 28th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): English midfielder David Beckham has only to make it onto the pitch against Slovenia today to get his 109th cap, and beat the record of Bobby Moore, ... Read more...

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Stereotypes can boost as well as hinder our chances of success


April 22nd, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Researchers from the University of Exeter and St Andrews University have shown that stereotypes can improve as well as thwart our likelihood of success.The research team argues ... Read more...

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Langer quits IPL


February 24th, 2008 - 10:23 am ICT by admin
Perth (Australia), Feb.24 (ANI): Former Australian opener Justin Langer has quit the inaugural Twenty20 Indian Premier League (IPL), opting to honour a prior commitment to the English county side Somerset.Langer fetched 218,000 ... Read more...

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A newspaper for the blind


November 14th, 2007 - 8:11 am ICT by admin
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