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Jessie J blown away by Olympic closing ceremony


August 14th, 2012 - 8:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) Singer Jessie J says she was blown away by the 2012 London Olympics closing ceremony and that she was proud to represent Britain at the ... Read more...

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Jimmy Fallon to host Oscars next year?


August 6th, 2012 - 8:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 6 (IANS) Actor Jimmy Fallon will reportedly host next year's Academy Awards Ceremony.The American funny man, who hosts Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, is said to be frontrunner ... Read more...

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Queen congratulates Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins


July 24th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Queen has congratulated Tour de France winner Bradley Wiggins for being the first Briton to win the cycling race.The Queen said in a statement that, "I ... Read more...

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Federer, Azarenka top seeds at London Olympics


July 24th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) World number one players Roger Federer and Victoria Azarenka will head the list of seeded players in the draws for the London Olympics' tennis tournament.The ... Read more...

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Kashyap enters semis of Indonesia Open


June 15th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 15 (IANS) India's Parupalli Kashyap continued his good run in the Indonesia Open Super Series Premier badminton event, defeating higher-ranked Hans-Kristian Vittinghus of Denmark in the men's singles ... Read more...

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Prasoon Joshi writes anthem for Indian cinema centenary


May 26th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) With Indian cinema celebrating its glorious 100 years, Bollywood seems to be charged up for the event. Renowned lyricist Prasoon Joshi has written a centenary ... Read more...

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136 elite athletes for world 10K Run


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 23 (IANS) The TCS World 10K Run, to be held here Sunday, has attracted as many as 21,060 entries, including 89 elite male and 47 elite female runners ... Read more...

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Brazil to cede 2015 Copa America to Chile


March 24th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 24 (IANS) Jose Maria Marin, the new president of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), is expected to hand the 2015 Copa America to Chile.Busy and behind ... Read more...

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Highlighting Bhopal’s cause through art (With Images)


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 2 (IANS) The year he was born saw the world's worst industrial disaster, the Bhopal gas leak. Some 27 years down the line, he is now trying to ... Read more...

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Russia can be world champions in 2018: Platini


January 21st, 2012 - 3:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's national football team has what it takes to win its home World Cup in 2018, UEFA president Michel Platini has said.The world's most prestigious ... Read more...

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‘Shakal Pe…’ to be premiered at SAIFF, director thrilled


November 6th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Debutant director Shubh Mukherjee says he is thrilled to learn that his "Shakal Pe Mat Jaa" will be premiered at the South Asian International Film ... Read more...

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Pakistan announce 30 probables for Champions Trophy


September 26th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Sep 26 (IANS) Pakistan has recalled Sohail Abbas and goalkeeper Salman Akbar but again ignored former captain Rehan Butt while naming 30 probables for the Champions Trophy hockey tournament ... Read more...

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Bollywood ladies stick to the sari at National Film Awards


September 9th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Malaika Arora Khan left her thigh-high slit dresses back home in Mumbai and covered up in a black and maroon sari for the prestigious ... Read more...

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Abhay to sup with Scarlett in Shanghai


September 2nd, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Bollywood actor Abhay Deol will share a table Monday with Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson at an exclusive 'Diner Du Siecle' to celebrate the arrival of Moet ... Read more...

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Austria honours Venezuelan composer


August 2nd, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Salzburg (Austria), Aug 2 (IANS/EFE) The Austrian government and the Salzburg Music Festival paid homage to the creator of Venezuela's National System of Youth and Children's Orchestras, Jose Antonio ... Read more...

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Dhoni shortlisted for ICC People’s Choice Award


July 28th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 28 (IANS) Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni is among the five cricketers nominated for the second International Cricket Council (ICC) People's Choice Awards Thursday.The nominations are done ... Read more...

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Kvitova overpowers Sharapova to win 2001 Wimbledon title


July 2nd, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) Petra Kvitova defeated Russia's Maria Sharapova 6-3, 6-4 to lift the Wimbledon women's singles title here Saturday and become the first Czech woman to ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Federer discuss cricket at Wimbledon


June 26th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) Two sporting legends Sachin Tendulkar and Roger Federer met on the sidelines of the ongoing Wimbledon championships Saturday and chatted at length in the Royal ... Read more...

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Designer Shaahid Amir to showcase at Cannes (With Image)


May 11th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Mumbai-based designer Shaahid Amir will join the impressive list of Bollywood celebrities at the Cannes film festival. He will showcase his collection at the ... Read more...

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Our plans for Indians didn’t work in World Cup semifinal clash: Umar Gul


April 15th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 15(ANI): Pakistan fast bowler Umar Gul, who was wayward and expensive in his spell against India in the March 30 World Cup semifinal clash, has expressed his disappointment over losing ... Read more...

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Anne Hathaway proud of hosting Oscars


April 9th, 2011 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) So what if her presentation as the host of the 83rd Annual Academy Awards alongside James Franco was criticised? Actress Anne Hathaway is still very ... Read more...

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WWW2011: Focusing on internet’s next billion users


March 24th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 24 (IANS) Did you know that less than 10 percent of the Indian population uses the world wide web? Or that the next billion users of the internet ... Read more...

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Saina in quarters of Swiss Open (Lead, superseding previous story)


March 18th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Basel, March 18 (IANS) India's badminton star Saina Nehwal took sweet revenge for her All England loss by beating Japanese Eriko Hirose 21-15, 17-21, 21-11 to advance to the quarterfinals ... Read more...

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Saina beats Eriko to enter Swiss Open quarters


March 18th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Basel, March 18 (IANS) Indian squash star Saina Nehwal took sweet revenge for her All England loss by beating Japanese Eriko Hirose 21-15, 17-21, 21-11 to advance to the quarterfinals ... Read more...

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Saina stunned in quarters of All England Championships


March 12th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, March 12 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal suffered a shock defeat against lower-ranked Japanese Eriko Hirose 11-21, 20-22 and bowed out of the All England Badminton Championships here.With Saina's fall ... Read more...

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Anne Hathaway held up at Governors Ball after losing ticket


March 1st, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 1 (ANI): Oscar host Anne Hathaway was reportedly denied entry at the Oscar's Governors ball as she had misplaced her invitation.Hathaway, who was ready to party, wasn't immediately ... Read more...

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Abhi-Ash, Malaika dazzle on Oscar red carpet


February 28th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 28 (IANS) Bollywood star couple Abhishek Bachchan and Aishwarya Rai, along with Mallika Sherawat, dazzled in their finery at the 83rd Annual Academy Awards red carpet here.Abhishek and ... Read more...

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New Zealand drown Kenya in a sea of records (Statistical highlights)


February 20th, 2011 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) New Zealand pulverised Kenya in a World Cup Group A match to register their first ever 10-wicket victory in the history of cricket's most prestigious event.The other highlights: ... Read more...

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Julie Bowen Prefers Plunging Pants For SAG Awards


January 31st, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
American actress Julie Bowen surprised everyone when she appeared in plunging pants Catherine Malandrino get-up at the recently held SAG Awards on January 30.Other gorgeous ladies preferred to stick to ... Read more...

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Fans look forward to their date with Super Bowl 2011


January 24th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Super Bowl is just fortnight away. The road to the Super Bowl 2011 date has produced everything from disappointment to inspiration.Some preseason favorites failed to ... Read more...

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Michael Douglas to receive Icon Award next month


December 29th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec29 (ANI): Michael Douglas will be honoured with the Icon Award at the 22nd Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival next month for his work as an actor and producer.The 66-year-old ... Read more...

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Rohtak to host senior national badminton championships


December 21st, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The 75th Senior National Badminton Championships will be held at Rohtak, in Haryana, Jan 3-10.The tournament, conducted by the Haryana Badminton Association (HBA), will see participation from ... Read more...

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Hockey legend Samiullah hails Pak’s wildcard entry into 2011 Champions Trophy


December 20th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 20(ANI): Former Pakistani hockey player Samiullah Khan has lauded the International Hockey Federation's decision to award a wildcard entry to Pakistan in the 2011 Champions Trophy."It is very good ... Read more...

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Sharath goes down fighting in ITTF Pro Tour Finals


December 18th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) India's top table tennis player Sharath Kamal fought hard against World No.16 Seung Min Ryu of South Korea, but lost 3-4 in the quarterfinals of the International ... Read more...

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Oprah Winfrey, Paul McCartney Honored At The Grand Event Of Kennedy Center Honors 2010


December 7th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The prestigious event of 33rd annual Kennedy Center Honors, which is given to people who have contributed to the filed of arts in American culture witnessed ... Read more...

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