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CA, NZC appoint Strong as chairman of 2015 World Cup organising committee


August 16th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Aug 16 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) and New Zealand Cricket (NZC) Tuesday appointed James Strong as the chairman of the local organising committee for the 2015 ICC World Cup. ... Read more...

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India mourns Husain’s death as a national loss (Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Indian government Thursday mourned the death of celebrated painter Maqbool Fida Husain in London, with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh terming his demise a ... Read more...

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Government mourns Husain’s death, says it’s a national loss


June 9th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Indian government Thursday mourned the death of celebrated painter Maqbool Fida Husain in London, with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh terming his demise a ... Read more...

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Pilots part of Sagar Pawan aerobatic team


March 3rd, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) The pilot and the co-pilot who died in a crash during an air show at Begumpet airport here Wednesday were part of the Indian Naval formation aerobatic team ... Read more...

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Richard Heene may land a reality TV show soon


October 20th, 2009 - 6:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Colorado, Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Balloon boy saga continues to hold the public imagination almost a week after it began. The publicity craving Heene family has become stars overnight on ... Read more...

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Edgar Allan Poe has his funeral over the weekend


October 11th, 2009 - 12:25 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Baltimore, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Though he died in 1849, Edgar Allan Poe will get his funeral over the weekend. He was found delirious, lonely, suffering from various illnesses and barely ... Read more...

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Muhammad Ali beats Bradman to title of greatest sportsman


August 19th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug.19 (ANI): Former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion Muhammad Ali, 67, has been named the greatest sports star by Australia's No. 1 sporting magazine Alpha.Ali's record in professional boxing's most competitive ... Read more...

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Real Madrid boss aims to shatter global dominance of English Premier League


June 13th, 2009 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 13 (ANI): Real Madrid president Florentino Perez aims to shatter the global dominance of the English Premier League, after successfully luring ace striker Cristiano Ronaldo to his club.The new ... Read more...

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‘Jack the Ripper’ was a fictional character invented by journalists


May 1st, 2009 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 1 (ANI): 'Jack the Ripper'-considered one of London's most notorious criminal-was actually a fictional character created by journalists to link and sensationalise a series of unrelated murders for boosting the ... Read more...

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Djokovic riled by Murray’’s Australian Open favourite tag


January 22nd, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.22 (ANI): Defending Australian Open champion Novak Djokovic has spoken out against the bookies decision to rate Andy Murray, the worlds fourth-ranked player, as equal favourite for the tournament alongside ... Read more...

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NASA announces naming contest for new Mars rover


November 19th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): NASA, in cooperation with Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures movie WALL-E from Pixar Animation Studios, has announced a naming contest for its car-sized Mars Science Laboratory rover ... Read more...

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Australia to have its own version of IPL


October 24th, 2008 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 24 (IANS) Australia is planning to stage its own version of the Indian Premier League, which will include franchises from South Africa and New Zealand and market it as the ... Read more...

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Tendulkar to participate in Cricket Australias T20 competition


October 24th, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 24 (ANI): Cricket Australia (CA) will invite international stars such as Sachin Tendulkar to compete in the domestic Twenty20 (T20) competition from 2009.Australia, South Africa and New Zealand have ... Read more...

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Prime minister releases stamp on Bismillah Khan


August 22nd, 2008 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday released a commemorative postage stamp on shehnai legend Ustad Bismillah Khan here, terming it "a token of our nation's and our ... Read more...

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Leading Australian female cricketers to get financial aid


July 18th, 2008 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, July 18 (IANS) In an unexpected windfall for the leading women Australian cricketers, the top 20 players from the country will share in a $500,000 pool from Cricket Australia (CA), as ... Read more...

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Indian artist Harsha wins 40,000 pound Artes Mundi Prize


April 26th, 2008 - 11:48 am ICT by admin
(Attn Editors: Repeating Friday story for all needing)London, April 26 (IANS) Indian artist N.S. Harsha, who tells stories about everyday life in India through his paintings, has been awarded the prestigious 40,000 ... Read more...

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Indian artist Harsha wins 40,000-pound Artes Mundi Prize


April 26th, 2008 - 1:09 am ICT by admin
London, April 25 (IANS) Indian artist N.S. Harsha, who tells stories about everyday life in India through his paintings, has been awarded the prestigious 40,000-pound Artes Mundi Prize, considered Britain's biggest art ... Read more...

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