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Goa’s mining prowess a matter of pride: Parrikar


September 18th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 18 (IANS) Even as the shockwaves of an estimated Rs.35,000-crore illegal mining scam continue to rock Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has claimed that the state "occupies a ... Read more...

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Blake Lively wants a lot of kids


September 12th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds who have been seeing each other since the previous year have finally decided to tie the knot. This is after they ... Read more...

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Ask me about work, not affairs: Ranbir


September 8th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) Actor Ranbir Kapoor only wants to talk about his work, not his link-ups.The popular actor was left angry at an event recently when he was ... Read more...

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Nehru Cup: Syria beat Nepal for first win


August 30th, 2012 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) In a match that had little bearing to the group table, Syria easily beat Nepal 2-0 Thursday to record their first win in the Nehru ... Read more...

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Ashanthi’s peace song official number for motorbike journey


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Sri Lankan hip hop artist Ashanthi's new single "Let's give peace a chance" is the official song of the De Paix Yatra, a motorbike journey in ... Read more...

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Olympics: Indian paddler Ghosh wins; Ankita exits (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Soumyajit Ghosh kept India's table tennis challenge alive as he moved into the second round of the main draw while an error-prone Ankita Das made a ... Read more...

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Reaching quarters will be good: Indian rowing coach


July 20th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) India rowing coach Ismail Baig is realistic about his three-member team's chances at the London Olympics and feels a quarterfinal finish in the single and double ... Read more...

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Wrestler-actor Dara Singh dead (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Former wrestling champion and actor Dara Singh died at his home here Thursday morning following a brief illness, doctors treating him said. He was 84."Dara Singh ... Read more...

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Dara Singh shifted home, still on ventilator (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Critically ill actor-wrestler Dara Singh was shifted from hospital to his Juhu home late Wednesday as it was his family's wish that the 84-year-old actor ... Read more...

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Dara Singh critical, MRI shows damage to brain


July 11th, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Wrestler-actor Dara Singh's condition continues to be very critical. He is undergoing dialysis at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital here and doctors say there has ... Read more...

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Dara Singh still ‘very critical’


July 10th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Wrestler-actor Dara Singh, who is on life support system and undergoing dialysis, continued to battle for life Tuesday with doctors attending on him saying he was ... Read more...

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Dara Singh still critical, undergoes dialysis


July 9th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Wrestler-actor Dara Singh continues to be very critical and is now undergoing dialysis, a doctor said here Monday.The 84-year-old was taken to the Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani ... Read more...

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Dara Singh critical


July 7th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Commonwealth wrestling champion and veteran Bollywood actor Dara Singh is critical in a Mumbai hospital following a severe cardiac problem, a hospital official said Saturday.Dara Singh, ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia’s version of the ‘Got Talent’ bans women from taking part


June 18th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Riyadh, June 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Buraidah's Got Talent, Saudi Arabia’s version of the Got Talent TV format has been launched. The program bans women from taking part. The program’s contestants are ... Read more...

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‘Crazy Loka’ - good actors wasted (Kannada Movie Review)


June 9th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Crazy Loka"; Actors: Ravichandran, Daisy Bopanna, Harshika Poonachcha, Surya, Avinash, Dr.Bharathi Vishnuvardhan; Screenplay and Director: Kavitha Lankesh; Producer: C.J.Roy of Confident Group; Music: Manikanth Khadri; Camera: A.C.Mahendar; Rating: ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa greets Anand


May 31st, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 31 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday greeted Viswanathan Anand for winning the World Chess Title for the fifth time.In a letter to Anand, Jayalalithaa said: ... Read more...

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Army chief calls for restoring India’s glory in hockey


May 28th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Indian Army Chief V.K. Singh, who has hogged headlines for a controversy relating to his date of birth, Monday revealed another side of himself - ... Read more...

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Classy Super Kings defeat Daredevils to cruise into IPL final (Lead)


May 26th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 25 (IANS) The Chennai Super Kings again underlined their class and batting prowess with opener Murali Vijay smashing a 58-ball 113 (15x, 4x6) as they drubbed a ... Read more...

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Pakistan inducts fast attack naval vessel


April 23rd, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) The Pakistani Navy Monday inducted its first fast attack missile boat - PNS Azmat - in a bid to boost its advanced warfare capability and prowess.Speaking ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

IPL Preview: Dice loaded in Super King’s favour


April 18th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 18 (IANS) The Chennai Super Kings will be hoping to reignite their campaign in the Indian Premier League (IPL) when they host the Pune Warriors here Thursday.With only ... Read more...

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Asia Cup TT: Saha stuns World No. 38


April 8th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), April 8 (IANS) Subajit Saha upset World No. 38 Li Hu of Singapore 4-1 to finish ninth in the second stage of the Asia Cup Table Tennis Championships ... Read more...

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Prateik opts out of ‘Milan Talkies’


March 29th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Prateik and director Tigmanshu Dhulia have mutual admiration for each other and are sad that they couldn't work together in "Milan Talkies"."I really like the ... Read more...

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Clean chit to Tatra trucks after army chief’s allegations


March 26th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) In the backdrop of Indian Army chief Gen V.K. Singh alleging that he was offered a bribe to approve a substandard vehicle order, the defence ... Read more...

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Where Holi goes on for 50 days


March 7th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mathura, March 7 (IANS) It may be a one-day affair in the rest of India, but Holi is a 50-day cultural exposition in the Braj region of Uttar Pradesh.In the ... Read more...

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Prahlad Kakkar makes acting debut with ‘David’


February 9th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) Ad guru Prahlad Kakkar has found a new vocation -- he has turned into an actor and plays a priest in his first film.He joined ... Read more...

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Central Zone enter Duleep final


February 7th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 7 (IANS) Central Zone expectedly entered the Duleep Trophy cricket final on the basis of the 110-run first innings lead as the semi-final game against South Zone ended ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep to be honored with a Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival


January 2nd, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Jan 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Versatile actress Meryl Streep is all set to be honored at the Berlin Film Festival with an honorary Golden Bear. The organizers of the film festival want ... Read more...

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Su Pollard to star in ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Christmas show


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Su Pollard will reportedly be among the contestants of the Strictly Come Dancing Christmas show. The former Hi-De-Hi! star will be partnered by Anton Du Beke ... Read more...

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China to develop heavy-lift helicopter


November 8th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 8 (IANS) China is looking to develop a 33-tonne heavy-lift helicopter with Russian help.A major helicopter producer is holding talks with its Russian counterpart to develop the 33-tonne ... Read more...

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‘Obavva’ a treat for action lovers (Kannada Movie Review)


October 30th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Obavva"; Cast: Deepak, Ayesha, Shobharaj, Swasthick Shankar, Petrol Prasanna, and Bullet Prakash; Screenplay Writer-Director: Aanand P. Raju; Producer: Kantha-Pravin Ramakrishna; Camera: Gauri Venkatesh; Music Composer: Rajesh Ramanath; Rating: ** ... Read more...

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Hindu-Muslim celebration comes alive with kites


October 27th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 27 (IANS) Hundreds of kites fluttered over the Lucknow sky, particularly in the old city, as Hindus and Muslims joined hands to bring alive a legacy of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Madrid’s ‘complete performance’ in Malaga delights Mourinho


October 23rd, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 23 (IANS) Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho was delighted with his side's clinical performance against Malaga in the Spanish league.The Saturday night game in Malaga's La Rosaleda Stadium ... Read more...

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Men are funnier than women - just by hair’s breadth


October 20th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) Men are funnier than women but just by a hair's breadth, somewhat bolstering the stereotype on gender differences and humour."The differences we find between men's and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Pakistani PM asks militants to shun violence


October 11th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Tuesday asked militants to shun violence and work for the progress of the country.The prime minister's statement came at ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Lucknow gets Tagore’s house replica for Durga Puja


October 1st, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 1 (IANS) During Durga Puja, the people of Lucknow will get a chance to perform prayers inside the ancestral Kolkata residence of legendary Indian poet Rabindranath Tagore as ... Read more...

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