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Benfica sign Brazilian striker Lima


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 2 (IANS) Benfica has signed Brazilian striker Lima on a four-year contract from rival Portuguese top-flight club Braga.The deal was only announced Saturday after the clubs ... Read more...

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CA congratulates Paul Reiffel on Test umpiring debut


July 25th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 25 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) Wednesday congratulated former Test fast bowler Paul Reiffel, who will be making his Test umpiring debut in the match between the West Indies ... Read more...

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South Africa to build big nuclear plant


May 30th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, May 30 (IANS) South African Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has stressed the need for replacing coal with other energy sources, particularly nuclear energy. He said the country would build ... Read more...

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When I am in India, I am at home: Ban Ki-moon


April 27th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Visiting UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was Friday conferred an honorary degree of doctor of letters at Jamia Millia Islamia here and told his audience ... Read more...

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World’s biggest offshore windfarm opens in Britain


February 10th, 2012 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) The world's largest offshore windfarm opened off the coast of Cumbria in Britain Thursday.With 102 turbines and a total capacity of 367.2 MW, the windfarm could ... Read more...

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Rolls Royce opens office in Abu Dhabi


December 13th, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 12 (IANS) Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, Monday opened a new office in Abu Dhabi to further enhance its growing activities in the Emirate and the ... Read more...

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‘Windies board crafting new generation of pacemen’


September 10th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), Sep 10 (IANS/CMC) West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson says the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) will spare no effort in developing a new generation of fast bowlers. Pointing ... Read more...

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Buchanan appointed New Zealand cricket director


April 15th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, April 15 (IANS) Former Australian coach John Buchanan was Friday confirmed New Zealand's new director of cricket.Buchanan, who guided Australia to three World Cups, will be designing the blueprint for ... Read more...

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Buchanan confirmed as New Zealand cricket’s director


April 15th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 15 (ANI): NZC chief executive Justin Vaughan confirmed former Australia coach John Buchanan's appointment today, as director of New Zealand cricket.Buchanan will start with NZC at its Christchurch base ... Read more...

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Victorian Muslims feel threatened by racism


April 4th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr. 4 (ANI): Victorian Muslims feel threatened by racism and say it is an issue that needs to be addressed.According to the Herald Sun, Victorian Muslims say many in their ... Read more...

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Ground to be named after Shane Warne


November 12th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 12 (ANI): Australian bowling legend Shane Warne will get a ground named after him in Melbourne.Melbourne's heritage-listed Junction Oval would be renamed the Shane Warne Oval under a proposed multi-million ... Read more...

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Iran To Reconsider The Death Sentence Of 43 Year Old Mother


July 13th, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Tehran, July 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Owing to the International pressure upon Iran, the judicial authorities of the state have finally declared to reconsider a woman's death sentence. Reportedly, the 43 ... Read more...

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Telltale Games To Launch New Video Games On “Back To The Future” And “Jurassic Park”


June 13th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Los Angeles, June 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Telltale Games is up for a new series of video games which shall have episodic titles inspired from movies like "Back To The Future" ... Read more...

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Interval International Merges With Rochester Group Resorts


May 9th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Miami, May 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Interval International which happens to be one of the most prominent vacation service provider, has declared their decision to add four resorts of Rochester group ... Read more...

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Hillel Presser On “The Millionaire Matchmaker”


April 7th, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri New York, Apr 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife,"-The opening ... Read more...

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India offers its expertise for UN peacekeeping


February 24th, 2010 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 24 (IANS) India has offered its experience and expertise to the United Nations for its peacekeeping and peace-building efforts saying it stands ready to do more for international peace ... Read more...

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US commentators label Oz KFC ad ‘racist’


January 6th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 6 (ANI): An ad by KFC Australia showing a man offering fried chicken to a crowd of West Indies fans has been labelled 'racist' by US commentators.In the ad, which ... Read more...

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Real Madrid humiliated in King’s Cup


October 28th, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 28 (DPA) Spanish giants Real Madrid suffered one of the most humiliating results in their proud history, being thrashed 0-4 by third-division part-timers Alcorcon in the third round of the ... Read more...

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Nepal bowls googly to Everest Twenty20 teams


April 12th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 12 (IANS) Cricket, described as the glorious game of uncertainty, lived up to its reputation in Nepal Sunday as state officials barred entry to the two teams of western amateur ... Read more...

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Luhrmann, Ponting among UnAustralians of the year


January 27th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 27 (ANI): Aussie film director Baz Luhrmann and cricket captain Ricky Ponting are among the top ten who have been named UnAustralian of the year by Zoo Weekly magazine.Luhrmann ... Read more...

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`Frazzled” Steyn plotting Oz down fall on tissues and coasters!


December 6th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
South African fast bowler Dale Steyn likes to use tissues, coasters and utility bills to scribble down the technical flaws of opposing batsmen, working out bowling strategies, field settings and other ... Read more...

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N-deal not good for India: US communist


March 29th, 2008 - 6:50 pm ICT by admin
By Liz Mathew Coimbatore, March 29 (IANS) The India-US civilian nuclear deal is not good for India. This is the verdict of an American communist delegate attending the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) ... Read more...

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