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FIFA names World Cup ball Brazuca


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 3 (IANS) World football governing body FIFA has said that "Brazuca" will be the official name of the 2014 World Cup match ball.The name won a ... Read more...

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Salman Khan’s wax figure coming to New York


July 28th, 2012 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 28 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan will join fellow stars like Shah Rukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan in the "Bollywood Zone" of wax figures at Madame ... Read more...

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Eye care least priority for Indians: Study


July 18th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Even as India is home to one of the highest populations of the visually impaired, eye health is the least priority for the population here, ... Read more...

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‘Indians increasingly unaware of lung diseases’


June 26th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Indians exhibit a "worrying lack of understanding" and concern about lung diseases - that kill nearly four million people globally every year, said a study ... Read more...

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Putin urges his party to do its best in polls


November 25th, 2011 - 5:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister has urged members of the ruling United Russia party to obtain maximum results at the Dec 4 parliamentary elections.Putin said what was ... Read more...

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Most get paid holiday on poll day in Kerala


April 12th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 12 (IANS) With all set for the Kerala assembly polls, government employees and those working in non-service industry in the private sector, banks and some IT companies will ... Read more...

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Barbie Doll all set to come as a Computer Engineer version too


February 16th, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Barbie Doll is the omnipresent toy of the little girls in their childhood, and almost very little girl has played with them and also dressed ... Read more...

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Adam Lambert’s AMA Performance Continues To Create Controversy


November 26th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov. 26, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The controversy that Adam Lambert had struck up, thanks to his performance in the American Music Awards, continues to this day, almost a week after the ... Read more...

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One out of two Pakistanis considers Zardari popular: Survey


October 5th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct. 5 (ANI): Fifty-one percent or one out of two Pakistanis think that President Asif Ali Zardari is a popular politician, while 47 percent oppose it, a new survey has revealed.Zardari's ... Read more...

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Fury at Linford Christie’s niece winning Miss England title with just 9 votes


July 22nd, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 22 (ANI): A huge row started after it emerged that the winner of the Miss England contest, Linford Christie's niece Rachel, had won just nine public votes.Rachel, 20, a heptathlete, ... Read more...

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6th grader names NASA’s Mars rover as ‘Curiosity’


May 28th, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 28 (ANI): NASA has selected 'Curiosity', the name given by a sixth-grade student from Kansas, US, for its Mars Science Laboratory rover, scheduled for launch in 2011.Twelve-year-old Clara Ma from ... Read more...

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NASA invites public to vote for a name for its Mars rover


March 20th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 20 (ANI): NASA will post online nine names that are finalists for the agencys Mars Science Laboratory mission and invite the public to vote for its favorite from March ... Read more...

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Public chooses Halo as name for Big Bang machine


September 18th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 18 (ANI): A public poll organized by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) in London has chosen the name Halo for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), which is located ... Read more...

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Winehouses self-harm joke voted as years funniest gag


August 23rd, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23 (ANI): A gag about troubled pop star Amy Winehouse has been declared as the funniest joke of the year at Edinburgh Comedy Festival.Comic Zoe Lyons, of Brighton, cracked ... Read more...

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Liverpool named UKs most musical city’


June 17th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 17 (ANI): Liverpool, a place that has been home to Cilla Black and The Beatles, has been voted Britain's most musical city.The city, which is also this year's European ... Read more...

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Salman Khan unveils his wax statue in Madame Tussauds


January 16th, 2008 - 6:22 pm ICT by admin
London, Jan 16 (ANI): Bollywood actor Salman Khan unveiled his wax figure at Madame Tussauds Museum in London amid his fans on Tuesday. The actor had all the praise for the statue and ... Read more...

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