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Gary Barlow thanks fans for support


August 9th, 2012 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Singer Gary Barlow has thanked fans for their lovely messages of support following the loss of his fourth child Poppy.The 41-year-old and his wife Dawn are ... Read more...

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Barlow devastated over stillborn baby


August 7th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Singer Gary Barlow is devastated after his wife Dawn delivered a stillborn.The couple, who have children Daniel, 11, Emily, 9, and Daisy, 3, appealed for privacy ... Read more...

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Rashtrapati Bhavan chefs to learn cooking fish Bengali style?


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Chefs in Rashtrapati Bhavan could undergo a crash course in preparing some Bengali delicacies like fish curries once Pranab Mukherjee moves in - if his ... Read more...

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Narcotics official held for taking bribe


May 16th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mandi, May 16 (IANS) An official of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) posted in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi town was caught while accepting a bribe of Rs.110,000 from an accused's kin, ... Read more...

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10 Taliban killed in Afghanistan


April 7th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 7 (IANS) At least 10 Taliban have been killed and two others held in Afghanistan's Helmand province, an official release said Saturday."Ten insurgents including two commanders were ... Read more...

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Manish Mehrotra wins ‘Foodistan’


March 22nd, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Delhi-based chef Manish Mehrotra, known for fusion cuisine, was Wednesday declared the winner of NDTV Good Times food reality show "Foodistan".Mehrotra beat Pakistan's chef Poppy ... Read more...

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Seven die in Afghanistan blast


February 28th, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 28 (IANS) Seven civilians, including three children, were killed in a blast in the southern Afghan province of Helmand, authorities said Tuesday."Seven civilians were killed when a ... Read more...

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Rs 33.66 crore, 697,000 liquor bottles seized


January 29th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 29 (IANS) With Punjab set to vote Monday, the Election Commission said Sunday Rs.33.66 crore of unaccounted cash and 697,000 bottles of country liquor have been seized in ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan rivalry gets new battleground - reality TV


January 25th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The fervour and frenzy of an India-Pakistan contest has gone beyond the realms of cricket and entered the reality television pitch, with shows like "Foodistan" ... Read more...

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Rs.29 crore in unaccounted cash seized in Punjab


January 23rd, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) Unaccounted cash amounting to nearly Rs.29 crore has been recovered by various agencies in behalf of the Election Commission (EC) in the past few days in ... Read more...

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Pakistan pushing drugs into Punjab: Kuldip Nayar


January 12th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Columnist Kuldip Nayar Wednesday blamed Pakistan for supplying drugs across the border in Punjab.Talking to IANS after a meeting with election commission officials over the ... Read more...

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7-years old Poppy Burge gets liposuction voucher for Xmas


January 4th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) What do you do when you want your daughter to enjoy what you are addicted to? To a 51-year-old mother, that means make available all the things ... Read more...

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Brit taxpayers’ money was used to fund al-Qaeda’ in Afghanistan


April 26th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): British taxpayers' money meant for destroying Afghanistan's poppy crop was instead used to fund al-Qaeda.The Daily Mail quoted documents leaks by Wikileaks as saying that over ... Read more...

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Kristi Yamaguchi releases her book


March 30th, 2011 - 3:27 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) “Dancing with the Stars” champion Kristi Yamaguchi’s children’s book “Dream Big, Little Pig!” has gone out for sale.The Olympic gold medalist told parents who had gathered ... Read more...

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6,000 hectares of poppy destroyed in Myanmar


March 7th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, March 7 (IANS) A total of 6,083 hectares of poppy plantation grown illegally in Myanmar were destroyed in the 2010-11 cultivation season, a media report said Monday.The illicit plantations ... Read more...

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‘Nervous’ Kim Kardashian releases her debut single


March 3rd, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 3 (ANI): Kim Kardashian has made her foray into another facet of the entertainment industry - she has released her first official music single 'Jam (Turn It Up)'.The excited ... Read more...

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54 drug smugglers held in Afghanistan


January 10th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 9 (IANS) Afghan police have confiscated over 700 kg of narcotics and apprehended 54 people on charges of drug trafficking, the interior ministry said Sunday."Counter-narcotics police have discovered 737 kg ... Read more...

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Over 900 kg poppy husk recovered in Punjab


December 17th, 2010 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 17 (IANS) In two different seizures, police have recovered over 900 kg of poppy husk from Punjab's Patiala district and arrested two people, an official said here Friday.According to a ... Read more...

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Meet the jeweller who has Michelle Obama’s undivided attention


December 4th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): When it comes to jewellery, First Lady Michelle Obama has a clear favourite - Brooklyn-bred designer Alexis Bittar.Obama has been spotted all over the globe in a variety ... Read more...

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Brit Muslim fanatics burn poppy in protest against ‘murderer’ UK troops


November 12th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.12 (ANI): Hate-filled Brit Muslims burned a giant poppy, chanting "British soldiers burn in hell" during yesterday's two-minute silence to honour war dead.The extremists screamed "British troops are murderers" and "There ... Read more...

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British PM wears poppy despite China’s objection


November 10th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron wore a poppy emblem on his lapel at his reception in Beijing despite objections from China which equates the flower with its ... Read more...

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Jon Snow: Remembrance Sunday Ruckus!


November 6th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The second Sunday of the month in United Kingdom is a very special one as it’s the Sunday nearest to 11 November. The day is celebrated ... Read more...

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Jon Snow Hits Out At Viewers In ‘Poppy Fascism’ Row


November 4th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Well known TV newsreader Jon Snow has hit out at the fans who criticized him for not wearing the emblem before Remembrance Day. The TV personality ... Read more...

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2010 Afghan opium production at ‘lowest level’ since 2003


October 1st, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Oct 1(ANI): Opium production this year in Afghanistan is at its lowest level since 2003, according to a United Nations report.The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime's (UNODC) 2010 Afghan ... Read more...

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Opium yield halved in Afghanistan: UN


October 1st, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 1 (IANS/AKI) Afghanistan's opium harvest was almost halved in 2010 as a widespread plant infestation took its toll on the war-torn country's largest source of revenue, a UN report ... Read more...

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US general claims Taliban facing ‘financial crisis’


September 3rd, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.3 (ANI): A senior US general has claimed that the Taliban is facing a "financial crisis".Major General Richard Mills, who leads coalition troops in Afghanistan's southern Helmand province, a key ... Read more...

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120 kg poppy husk seized, 2 arrested


August 28th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 28 (IANS) Haryana Police Saturday arrested two residents of Uttar Pradesh's Mathura district and recovered 120 kg of powdered poppy husk from their possession. A spokesman of Haryana police said that ... Read more...

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Pakistan-Afghanistan border trade deal challenged in court


July 24th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, July 24 (IANS) A petition was filed in the Lahore High Court Saturday against the Pakistan-Afghanistan border trade deal, saying it will facilitate poppy and arms smuggling in the region, a ... Read more...

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Brit royal wreaths becoming more Chinese than British


July 18th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 18 (ANI): Prince Charles has been asked to intervene after it was revealed that parts of the Prince of Wales's wreath have been made in China as part of drastic ... Read more...

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Fat Kiwi women don’t get less sex, contrary to new research


July 5th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, July 5 (ANI): A new international study that suggests obese women get less sex than their skinner counterparts has come under fire from big Kiwi women.Appearing last month in the ... Read more...

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Brit mum teaching 7-yr-old daughter to pole dance calls critics hypocrites


June 16th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 16 (ANI): The British woman, who received a lot of flak for teaching her seven-year-old daughter to pole dance, has lashed back at critics, who questioned her parenting skills, by ... Read more...

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Illegal opium cultivation on rise in Himachal Pradesh


May 16th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), May 16 (ANI): Illegal opium cultivation has reportedly increased in Himachal Pradesh, as the towns of Kullu and Mandi have become centres of opium traders in the region.The illegal ... Read more...

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‘King of Heroin’ arrested in Mexico


March 26th, 2010 - 7:12 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 26 (DPA) Mexico's federal police arrested the so-called "King of Heroin," the authorities said Thursday. Jose Antonio Medina Arreguin, known as the "King of Heroin" and as "Don Pepe," was ... Read more...

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Schoolgirl commits suicide after being called ugly


March 11th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) A pretty 13-year-old British girl committed suicide after being dubbed "ugly" by her classmates, a media report said Thursday. Poppy Bracey hanged herself with her school tie when other ... Read more...

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Jamie Oliver, wife expecting fourth child


March 5th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 5 (IANS) Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is set to become a dad for the fourth time. Oliver's wife, model and writer Jools, is due to give birth in September and the ... Read more...

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