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World T20: Dwayne Bravo welcomes favourite tag


September 20th, 2012 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 20 (IANS/CMC) All-rounder Dwayne Bravo has welcomed comments from some pundits who consider the West Indies to be among favourites to win the ICC world Twenty/20 tournament underway in ... Read more...

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‘Ek Tha Tiger’ expected to break more records


August 17th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Salman Khan does it again! After giving back-to-back super hits "Wanted", "Dabangg", "Ready" and "Bodyguard", he has hit the bull's eye once again with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Daniel Day Lewis transforms into Abraham Lincoln


August 8th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Released photos by Entertainment Weekly show an uncanny resemblance of Daniel Day Lewis to the 16th president of the US - Abraham Lincoln. Daniel Lewis who ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rating films tough: Big B


July 9th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Rating a movie or predicting its fate at the box office is not easy for trade pundits, says Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who admires the ... Read more...

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Bolt unfazed despite two shockers from Blake


July 5th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kingstson (Jamaica), July 5 (IANS/CMC) Back-to-back defeats for Usain Bolt have set tongues wagging about a possible change of guard at the top at the upcoming London Olympics, but ... Read more...

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Putin, Obama meet constructive : Kremlin aide


June 23rd, 2012 - 8:23 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin and US President Barack Obama had a "constructive and frank" meeting, showing a desire of both the leaders to strengthen ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Amitabh-Jaya celebrate 39th wedding anniversary


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan celebrated their 39th marriage anniversary Sunday. Big B says it has brought the memories of the their wedding day ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka’s martial art angampora still in vogue


June 1st, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 1 (IANS) Sri Lanka's oldest martial art, Angampora, is still being practised in traditional schools across the country.The art involves unarmed combat where only 'anga' or body parts ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Windies performance has answered critics, says Sammy


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS/CMC) West Indies captain Darren Sammy said despite losing the opening Test to England, his side has managed to answer many of the critics who had written off ... Read more...

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Congress, BJP mum on presidential race


May 7th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) A day after Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee asked people not to speculate on who the next president will be, both the Congress and Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Windies bowlers can handle England, says Gibson


May 5th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hove (England), May 5 (IANS/CMC) West Indies head coach Ottis Gibson is backing his bowlers to win him the three-Test series against England and says the tourists will do their homework ... Read more...

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Telugus usher in New Year with gaiety


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 23 (IANS) Telugu-speaking people Friday ushered in Telugu New Year 'Ugadi' in a traditional manner and with gaiety.Telugus across Andhra Pradesh decorated their houses and shops with mango ... Read more...

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Ghana disappointed at semi-final loss in African Cup soccer


February 9th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Feb 9 (IANS) Ghanaian football fans have expressed disappointment at the national team's failure to qualify for the final of the African Nations Cup tournament co-hosted by Gabon and ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh set to vote amid hung house prediction


February 7th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The mother of all elections since the 2009 parliamentary battle starts in Uttar Pradesh Wednesday, with the outcome bound to cast a long shadow ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India will find it tough in first two Tests: Akram


December 25th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram feels India may struggle against Australia in the first two Tests.The series begins with the Boxing Day Test at the ... Read more...

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Anand not to lobby for Bharat Ratna


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 22 (IANS) World chess champion Viswanathan Anand Thursday endorsed the government's decision to consider sportspersons for the Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian award, but declined to ... Read more...

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I played my natural game: Bravo


November 17th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 17 (IANS) Talented batsman Darren Bravo has often been compared with his "cousin" cricket legend Brian Lara. Cricket pundits have found Bravo's high back-lift, playing the ball late ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Apple’s iPhone 4S sales top four mn in three days


October 18th, 2011 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) Though Apple iPhone 4S failed to wow pundits when it was unveiled, the company sold more than 4 million units over the weekend, making it the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

University of Arizona fires head coach Mike Stoops


October 11th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arizona, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After losing their fifth straight game, the University of Arizona has fired their head coach Mike Stoops. He has been the head coach of the team for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

A number of upsets happen in the Major league baseball playoffs


October 10th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) If there is anything that does not change about the Mayor League Baseball Playoffs, then it has to be the upsets. Like most of the other ... Read more...

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GIMA set for a confluence of all musical styles


September 13th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) The second addition of music awards, Chevrolet Global Indian Music Awards (GIMA), will bring musicians from different musical backgrounds and styles to perform at one platform ... Read more...

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Feel good factor is back in English cricket: Botham


August 16th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Former England captain and legendary all-rounder Ian Botham said the feel good factor is back in English cricket and it is here to stay for ... Read more...

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Salman impresses again, ‘Ready’ grosses Rs.41 crore


June 7th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Last year it was his rural action-drama "Dabangg" that broke the dry spell at the box office by earning Rs.48.25 crore in the opening ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Corruption a major issue in Tamil Nadu


April 2nd, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Corruption and quality of governance are major campaign themes in the five states going to the polls starting Monday, but nowhere is it more ... Read more...

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McLaren boss says don’t write team off


March 11th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 11 (ANI): McLaren boss Martin Whitmarsh insists it is too early to write off the team's title challenge, despite doubts raised by his two superstar drivers this week.Lewis Hamilton ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Bad’ game against Liverpool has left Man U in fight with Arsenal for Premier Legaue


March 10th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 10 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has accepted that his players played badly and he had 'no excuses' for the club's defeat at Liverpool.The United's boss ... Read more...

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DMK, Congress sign pact, but tensions persist (Second Lead)


March 9th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 9 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK and the Congress signed a pact Wednesday to jointly fight the assembly polls, a day after the DMK made a dramatic U-turn ... Read more...

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Now a Congress-Trinamool tiff in Bengal? (Lead)


March 9th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) After having its way with the DMK in Tamil Nadu, the Congress wants to contest from 100 of the 294 assembly seats in West ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Britney’s next single leaks, predicted to be a hit


March 5th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 05 (ANI): Britney Spears' second new single 'Till the World Ends' from her upcoming album, 'Femme Fatale' has been leaked online several days before its release.And the upbeat ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

“Even a half fit Shoaib Akhtar can lift Pakistan to World Cup glory”: Intikhab


February 15th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Feb 15(ANI): Veteran Pakistan fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar, whose fitness levels are once again under the spotlight, still has enough fuel in the tank to perform well at the ICC ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sony Ericsson To Launch Gaming Phone Xperia Play On February 13


February 7th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a good news for all the mobile lovers of the world as Sony Ericsson is all set to release its Play Station smartphone Xperia ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Airbus Lands Record Order With IndiGo


January 12th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The third largest Indian domestic carrier IndiGo has raised several eyebrows after the airline recently announced for the ordering of 180 A320 jet aircraft carriers. The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

iPhone Alarm Glitch Makes Users Irate


January 4th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Apple iPhone users in some parts of the world are irate because the alarm in their phones did not work as promised by Apple despite ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

WikiLeaks cables: Medvedev ‘plays Robin to Putin’s Batman’


December 2nd, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.2 (ANI): American diplomats consider Vladimir Putin to be the real ruler of Russia and not President Dmitry Medvedev, according to diplomatic cables leaked by the whistle blowing web site WikiLeaks.Prime ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mark Waugh says teams have worked out “one-dimensional” Johnson


November 30th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 30(ANI): Former Australian batsman Mark Waugh is among the pundits concerned by fast bowler Mitchell Johnson's performance after he went wicketless, for the first time in his 39 Tests, in ... Read more...

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