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When Saina wanted to quit badminton


August 7th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 7 (IANS) Disheartened by a streak of losses last year, Saina Nehwal wanted to stop playing badminton, revealed Pullela Gopichand, the London Olympics bronze medallist's coach. "Saina came ... Read more...

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Six trailers attached to ‘Housefull 2′, more coming


April 2nd, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) If the criteria for a film's popularity is the number of trailers of other films shown during release, then "Housefull 2" is the most popular ... Read more...

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Heracles reaches first Dutch Cup final


March 23rd, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, March 23 (IANS) Heracles Almelo secured its first berth in the final of the Dutch Cup by shocking Eredivisie leaders AZ Alkmaar 4-2.Heracles took an early lead Thursday ... Read more...

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Milan beat hapless Parma 2-0 in Serie A


March 18th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 18 (IANS) Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Urby Emanuelson scored a goal each as league leaders AC Milan beat Parma 2-0 in the Italian Serie A.Ibrahimovic gave Milan the ... Read more...

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Raptors begin busy March with loss to Grizzlies


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 3 (IANS) The Toronto Raptors dropped the first of seventeen games in March with a 99-102 loss against the Memphis Grizzlies in the National Basketball Association (NBA) league.Raptors ... Read more...

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‘Paan Singh Tomar’ a rare cinematic treat (IANS Hindi Film Review)


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Paan Singh Tomar"; Starring: Irrfan Khan, Mahie Gill; Directed by: Tigmanshu Dhulia; Rating: ****Some films are meant to run that extra mile to go beyond being a mere cinematic experience. ... Read more...

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Fantasy football: Week 11


November 21st, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Vincent Brown moved from the sleeper list after two positive games in successive weeks. Brown is not the only sleeper who will be looking up for ... Read more...

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Richardson, Laxman pitch for floodlights in Tests


November 16th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) The loss of over an hour of playing time in the second India-West Indies Test match at the Eden Gardens Tuesday led to calls from players ... Read more...

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Ex-Miss Universe to judge this year’s contest


September 2nd, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 2 (IANS/EFE) Former Miss Universe Amelia Vega, who in 2003 became the first Dominican to win that title, will be part of the judging panel for ... Read more...

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Post tiff with Bazmee, Salman steering ‘Ready’ to theatres


May 29th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) It seems Salman Khan wants "Ready" to rock to his own rhythm and has taken charge of the destiny of the film's release. Director Anees ... Read more...

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‘Love You…Mr Kalakaar’ lovable old-fashioned romance (IANS Movie Review)


May 15th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Love You… Mr Kalakaar"; Cast: Tusshar Kapoor, Amrita Rao, Ram Kapoor, Madhoo; Director: S Manasvi; Rating; ***Tch tch. Boy is an artiste. He is humble, generous, kind and compassionate. But ... Read more...

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Multiplex samosa-sales pitch makes Prakash Jha cut ‘Aarakshan’


May 4th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Short and crisp narrations are in vogue in Bollywood and keeping that trend in mind, Prakash Jha, whose hit film "Rajneeti" was two-hour-47-minute long, has ... Read more...

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Stigma of lossing three Ashes series will remain for life: Ponting


March 30th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 30 (ANI): Outgoing Australian captain Ricky Ponting has admitted that the stigma of losing three Ashes series as skipper will remain with him for life.For all his brilliance as a ... Read more...

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China seeks parental control over kids’ online gaming


February 1st, 2011 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 1 (IANS) In an effort to curb internet addiction, online game operators in China have been asked to provide parents with a tool to monitor their children while using internet.A ... Read more...

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Pakhi Wants An Early Entry Into Husband’s Film


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It pays to be the director’s wife, especially if you happen to be as spirited as Pakhi who makes her debut as a leading lady in ... Read more...

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Chelsea would be interested in ‘on sale’ Rooney: Ancelotti


October 19th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19(ANI): Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti has opened his arms to Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney following his crumbling relationship with manager Sir Alex Ferguson."We have to wait to see ... Read more...

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Rooney set to ditch Man U after fall-out with Ferguson


October 18th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18(ANI): Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has reportedly told bosses at Old Trafford that he wants to leave the club as soon as possible after a massive fall-out with ... Read more...

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Resul Pookutty to file RTI against multiplexes after Robot’s screening debacle


October 7th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): On Monday evening,  Rajnikanth’s  warm and unparalleled gesture of bringing Robot to Mumbai personally for a special screening for his Bollywood friends culminated  in a horrendous ... Read more...

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New cricket law to eliminate athletic boundary-line catching


October 5th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5(ANI): Athletic boundary-line catching and run-saving in cricket have become harder under one of eight minor changes to the rules of cricket, which took effect from October 1.According to a ... Read more...

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Umpires to take ‘bad light’ decisions without consulting batsmen: MCC


October 1st, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 1(ANI): Umpires will now make all decisions regarding bad light without consulting batsmen under one of eight minor changes to the rules of cricket set to take effect from Friday.Under ... Read more...

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Anusha Rizvi, the Director Of Peepli Live Is Unlikely To Be Any Part Of Excitement Regarding The Film’s Oscar Nomination


September 28th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): She Explains WhyHow did you get to know about the Oscar nomination for Peepli(Live)From the media! I heard it on NDTV. It ... Read more...

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Final Fantasy 14 Beta Now Available


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Yesterday noted Japan based Game maker Square Enix started beta testing of the much awaited game Final Fantasy XIV. As everyone is aware Final Fantasy is ... Read more...

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Neil’s Love-Making Sequence With Priyanka Chopra


August 12th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): When it comes to love-making scenes Neil Nitin Mukesh has still a long way to go. So it was discovered when Neil landed up in Coorg ... Read more...

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Atlanta Braves Strengthen Outfield With Rick Ankiel


August 1st, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Saturday the Atlanta Braves and Kansas City Royals went for a five-player deal under which the former acquired outfielder Rick Ankiel and right-hander Kyle Farnsworth ... Read more...

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Netherlands fly the flag for faltering Europe


June 25th, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Cape Town, June 25 (DPA) Teams from the Americas have led the way at this World Cup, but one big European side has seemed immune to the stutters and downright failures ... Read more...

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3 year old Chinese toddler trapped in washing machine


June 22nd, 2010 - 12:21 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Jun 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A three year old Chinese toddler some how managed to get herself trapped inside a washing machine. This sent her hapless mother into a tizzy. She got ... Read more...

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Eagles soar into the unknown (Group B team profile)


May 27th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, May 27 (DPA) With a new coach and grab bag of talented players, Nigeria are perhaps the biggest question mark from Africa ahead of the 2010 World Cup finals this ... Read more...

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San Diego Chargers Acquire Donald Butler


April 24th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Apr 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that A.J. Smith was in no mood to miss the chance of acquiring linebacker Donald Butler this season. The General Manager of the San ... Read more...

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Ranbir-Katrina Shoot Extra Scenes For Raajneeti


March 10th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Mar 10, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): When Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif met for a shoot on Monday it was just like old times when they ... Read more...

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We can save the Kolkata Test: Kallis


February 17th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) With rain gods smiling on them, South Africa's experienced middle-order batsman Jacques Kallis is confident that his side will save the second cricket Test against India at the ... Read more...

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India tighten grip against South Africa as rains play spoilsport


February 17th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) India tightened their grip picking up key South African wickets at regular intervals but Hashim Amla soldiered on at tea on a rain-interrupted fourth day of the ... Read more...

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‘Harishchandrachi Factory’ humanises Phalke beautifully (Marathi Film Review)


January 30th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Harishchandrachi Factory"; Cast: Nandu Madhav, Vibhawari Despande; Director: Paresh Mokashi; Rating: *** 1/2This is the film that went all the way to Oscar-land and came back empty-handed. But ... Read more...

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Parents should limit child’s computer gaming


January 25th, 2010 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Jan 25 (DPA) Parents of a child who plays computer games excessively should limit computer use but not issue blanket condemnations, a social education worker advised. Remarks such as, "Playing computer games ... Read more...

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Gary Matthews Jr. Traded To New York Mets


January 23rd, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gary Matthews Jr. has been traded by the Los Angeles Angels to the New York Mets. The team has also paid $21.5 millions to complete the ... Read more...

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Shahid steals show in ‘Chance Pe Dance’(IANS Film Review; Rating:***)


January 16th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Chance Pe Dance"; Director: Ken Ghosh; Cast: Shahid Kapoor, Genelia D'SouzaRating: ***At one point in this heartwarming journey into the life of a Bollywood struggler, one of ... Read more...

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