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Archery: Indian men a big let down on opening day (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) In an anti-climax to the pre-competition hype, Indian archery hit a new low on Day One of the 30th Olympic Games at Lord's with the men ... Read more...

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There is rivalry in shooting too: Manavjit Sandhu


July 20th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) Trap shooter Manavjit Sandhu has said it is a myth that marksmen compete with themselves and don't have a rival like other sports do."I have been ... Read more...

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Delhi offers concession on LED bulbs


July 20th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) With a record demand for power in Delhi, Chief Minister Shiela Dikshit Friday announced tax concessions on energy-saving light-emitting diode (LED) bulbs."I appeal to all ... Read more...

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Hold talks daily, court tells Air India, pilots (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday told the Air India management and a section of pilots, who recently called off their strike, to hold conciliation talks ... Read more...

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Delhi power demand reaches new high at 5,642 MW


July 5th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The power demand in Delhi Thursday again broke all previous records, peaking at 5,642 megawatts (MW), surpassing the projected consumption of the year, officials said."The ... Read more...

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Delhi power demand reaches new high


June 26th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The power demand in Delhi Tuesday again broke all previous records, peaking at 5,389 megawatts (MW). This was the ninth time in June that power ... Read more...

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Power demand in Delhi reaches all-time high


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The ever rising consumption of power in Delhi again Friday broke all records, including Thursday's 5,271 megawatts (MW), to reach a new high at 5,330 ... Read more...

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Rains expected in Delhi Saturday (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Delhi continued to reel under the scorching heat with the maximum temperature recorded at 43 degrees Celsius - five notches above average - and the ... Read more...

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Portugal can be a surprise, says Cristano Ronaldo


June 9th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 8 (IANS) Portugal's top star Cristano Ronaldo believes that his side has the capacity to upset the tournament favourite Germany in the Group B opening match here ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Germany take on Portugal in first top clash


June 8th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Lviv (Ukraine), June 8 (IANS) Germany will resume their long-standing rivalry against Portugal in their opening Group B match at the European Championship Saturday when the two traditional powers are ... Read more...

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Three lakh pilgrims register for Amarnath Yatra


June 4th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 4 (IANS) Authorities Monday stepped up preparations for the annual 'Amarnath Yatra' that begins June 24 in Jammu and Kashmir, and for which three lakh devotees from across ... Read more...

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CBSE toppers euphoric, credit parents and teachers


May 28th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The usually staid and quiet school administrative offices Monday reverberated with squeals of delight and laughter and congratulatory remarks as the Central Board of Secondary ... Read more...

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Power demand reaches all time high in Delhi


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The power demand in east and central Delhi Wedneday reached an all-time high of 1,243 mega watt (MW), surpassing the previous record of 1,237 MW ... Read more...

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Haryana breaks all previous wheat procurement records


May 11th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 11 (IANS) Breaking all previous records of wheat procurement, Haryana has procured about 82.26 lakh tonnes of wheat this season, officials of the state Food and Supplies department ... Read more...

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Chopper fares slashed for Amarnath pilgrims


April 4th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 4 (IANS) Helicopter fares from base camps to the Amarnath cave shrine in Jammu and Kashmir have been slashed by at least 35 percent this year, said ... Read more...

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Annual Hindu pilgrimage of Amarnath to start June 25


February 26th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 25 (IANS) The annual Hindu pilgrimage to the Amarnath cave shrine of Lord Shiva, in the south Kashmir Himalayas, will commence on June 25 this year.It will ... Read more...

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Here’s the catch on Kerala’s fishing industry (To go with ‘Kerala fishermen’s daily tryst with danger’)


February 20th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kerala's rivers, backwaters and other brackish water bodies endow it with a multitude of fish, besides the marine life bestowed by the sea. Here is "the catch" on the fishing industry:- ... Read more...

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Kerala fishermen’s daily tryst with danger


February 20th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 20 (IANS) News of two innocent Indian fishermen being shot dead by Italian sailors off the Kerala coast caused a national outrage that resulted in their arrest. But ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus & Selena Gomez being eyed by Playboy


January 12th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NOW Magazine has reported that adult magazine Playboy is eyeing Miley Cyrus and Selena Gomez to pose nude for the magazine. The report claims that Playboy ... Read more...

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Chinese painting sells for record $42 mn


December 7th, 2011 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 7 (IANS) A traditional Chinese painting has sold for a record $42 million, smashing previous records for painter Xu Beihong, also known as the father of modern Chinese ... Read more...

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Weak rupee brings cheer to seafood industry


November 22nd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Nov 22 (IANS) The rupee plummeting to a record low by touching Rs.52.73 against the US dollar has brought cheer to the export-oriented seafood industry.Anwar Hashim, vice chairman of ... Read more...

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Jackman breaks theatre records


November 2nd, 2011 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 2 (IANS) Hollywood actor Hugh Jackman's new musical show has smashed one-week grosses at the Broadway theatre, Broadhurst.The ticket sales for Jackman's show have beaten previous records ... Read more...

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Boy shot dead as friend uses real pistol as toy


October 4th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) A 10-year-old boy was accidentally shot dead by his 12-year-old neighbour with a firearm while they were playing cop and thief in west Delhi, police ... Read more...

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Spider-Man comic sells for a record $1.1 million


March 10th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Philadelphia, Mar 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The first Spider-Man comic printed in 1962 has been auctioned for more than $1 million.The book was purchased by a private buyer from Philadelphia during the auction. ... Read more...

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Love sells — Valentine’s Week is Rs.12,000 cr business


February 13th, 2011 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Prathiba Raju New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Who says love doesn't cost a thing? An unassuming date can mercilessly burn a deep hole in your pocket and when it comes to this ... Read more...

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Canned in one shot, ‘Six Hours With Terrorists’ set to release


February 1st, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Claiming to have broken all previous records, a one-camera, one-shot film of over two hours and shot by a budding director, "Six Hours With Terrorists" is all set ... Read more...

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Kashmir sees record tourists, hundreds more for New Year


December 31st, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Gulmarg, Dec 31 (IANS) The Kashmir Valley welcomed a record 7.25 lakh tourists this year despite the four-month unrest that paralysed the region in summer. And the popular winter sports destination of ... Read more...

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DMK to pull out all stops to save Raja


December 24th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Dec. 24 (ANI): The ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) party in Tamil Nadu has reportedly decided to pull out all stops to save and defend the reputation of former Telecom Minister ... Read more...

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UK expedition team makes world record by crossing Antarctica in 13 days!


December 10th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 10 (ANI):A British expedition team to Antarctica has claimed that it has established a new record, the fastest land crossing of the southernmost continent, in less than 13 days.The team ... Read more...

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Rajnikanth, Aishwarya Starrer ‘Endhiran’ Still Going Strong At Box Office


October 23rd, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): More than two weeks have gone by and the ‘Endhiran’ fever has still not cooled down in the country. What’s more, the box office collections for ... Read more...

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Tagore songs in great demand this Durga Puja


October 3rd, 2010 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, Oct 3 (IANS) The timeless magic of Rabindra Sangeet is set to dominate the special album releases this Durga Puja.The melodies composed by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, whose ... Read more...

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Is Beyonce going to release her new single in three weeks?


September 24th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) From the past couple of months we have been hearing loads of whispers about Beyonce’s fourth album and anxiety has grown stronger over the last week.According ... Read more...

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Arbaaz Khan Production’s Dabangg breaks all records


September 14th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): History in the making Salman Khan starrer Dabangg roared at the box office as it opened to a first day net collection of a whopping 14.40 ... Read more...

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Ancient Greeks ‘the first to spot Halley’s comet’


September 10th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 10 (ANI): Greeks in the 5th century BC were the first to spot the Halley's comet-an event that marked a turning point in the history of astronomy.According to ancient authors, ... Read more...

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Man-eater strikes in Pilibhit again


August 11th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 11 (IANS) A man-eater, which has been on the prowl in and around the jungles of Pilibhit in Uttar Pradesh, made its sixth kill in a village of the district. Redawati ... Read more...

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