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Bhupathi lashes out at AITA


September 18th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) India tennis veteran Mahesh Bhupathi Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the All India Tennis Association (AITA), saying its administration is detrimental to growth of sport ... Read more...

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Gaga releasing charity stationery


August 31st, 2012 - 3:59 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga is releasing a limited edition stationery line to raise money for her Born This Way Foundation.She launched the charity earlier this ... Read more...

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Woman, 96, dies preparing for 70ft abseil


July 30th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) A thrill-seeking 96-year-old British woman collapsed and died just ahead of taking part in a 70-feet abseil, the controlled descent down a rock face using a ... Read more...

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Watson clears the air over pink dog


June 27th, 2012 - 7:09 am ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Actress Emma Watson, who was seen walking a pink dog, has responded to criticism by animal lovers by saying the pet does not belong to her.The ... Read more...

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Dancer’s leg amputated because of doctors’ delay


May 16th, 2012 - 5:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 25-year-old Russian break-dance champion had to have one of his legs amputated and almost lost the other after doctors delayed treating him for a ... Read more...

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Will raise money if finance ministry doesn’t help: Trivedi


February 17th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi said Friday his ministry would raise its own funds if the finance ministry does not provide funds. A high-level panel ... Read more...

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Prince Harry to support injured servicemen


February 13th, 2012 - 3:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Prince Harry is to support a group of injured servicemen as they attempt to climb the world's highest peak, the Mount Everest."Walking With The Wounded has ... Read more...

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Halliwell supports Donate A Coat campaign


December 18th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Former Spice Girl Geri Halliwell is backing a campaign for raising money to support the elderly facing a freezing festive period.The 39-year-old has joined Donate ... Read more...

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Pattinson to help Cambodian charity


October 26th, 2011 - 4:12 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 26 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson is auctioning off a private screening of his upcoming movie "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1", which he hopes will raise ... Read more...

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Perry to don Mercury look for charity


September 1st, 2011 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry will reportedly dress up like her idol Freddie Mercury to raise money for the late star's charity.Contactmusic.com reports that the fans of ... Read more...

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Perry focuses charity efforts to flood victims


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 3 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry, who is currently touring the world, reveals she has turned her concert charity efforts towards victims of the Australia floods.Dailystar.co.uk reports that ... Read more...

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Easier to get film financed when India involved: English filmmaker


April 17th, 2011 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) When "successful country" India is an aspect of a film it is easier to get finances for that project, revealed English filmmaker Michael Winterbottom who shot ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga raising money for anti-bullying charity


April 7th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 7 (ANI): Lady Gaga has revealed that she's using the country version of her song 'Born this way' to raise money for an anti-bullying charity.The singer uses the lyrics of ... Read more...

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Obama to launch 2012 re-election campaign this week


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): US President Barack Obama intends to file his re-election papers as early as this coming week with the Federal Election Commission (FEC) for 2012 Presidential campaign, Democratic ... Read more...

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Funds remain main worry for expanding India’s rail network


February 25th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Despite a record investment of Rs.57,630 crore ($12.7 billion), proposed by Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee in her latest rail budget, funding projects for the world's second ... Read more...

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India’s biggest mosque to come up in Kozhikode


February 10th, 2011 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala) Feb 9 (IANS) Preliminary work to build what is billed as India's biggest mosque has begun here, thanks to the initiative of the charitable institution Jamia Markazu Ssaquafathi Ssunniyya headed ... Read more...

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Sting is the latest star to join Australian Food Campaign


January 25th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): Sting is the latest celebrity to join the campaign to raise funds for the victims of the Australian floods.The former Police frontman has donated a track to Flood ... Read more...

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Canada forfeits assets of two Tamil groups


January 22nd, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 22 (IANS) Canada's Federal Court has ordered the forfeiture of properties of two Tamil non-profit organisations for raising millions of dollars to support the Liberation Tigers of Tamil ... Read more...

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Brit-Indian honeymooner Shrien Dewani’s family to fund school in India


January 7th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7(ANI): The family of Shrien Dewani, the Brit-Indian millionaire accused of conspiring to have his wife Anni killed during their honeymoon in Cape Town, has said that they are raising ... Read more...

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Lady Liberty Needs Renovation


December 24th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar: Dec 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The iconic statue of Lady Liberty, located in Franklin County is undergoing a renovation process. The statue of the Benton Library dates back to 1940s. While ... Read more...

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Douglas Perlitz Gets Sentenced For Prolonged Sexual Molestation Of Boys In Haiti


December 22nd, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A school founder in USA who was once hailed as a savior by Haitian young men was given a sentence of 20 years of imprisonment for ... Read more...

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Chappell rubbishes Hauritz’s Oz uniform garage-sale story


December 14th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec 14(ANI): Australian selector Greg Chappell has rubbished suggestions that off-spinner Nathan Hauritz had become bitter and unpatriotic following his 'dumping' from the Ashes squad.Hauritz was reported to have held a ... Read more...

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Al-Qaeda planned to use poisoned perfume to kill Saudi govt. officials


December 5th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5 (ANI): Al-Qaeda militants planned to kill Saudi government and security officials by using poisoned perfumes to their offices.The group also "planned to rob banks and companies to finance their ... Read more...

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WHO urges governments to strengthen health financing so more people can use services


November 22nd, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by BNO News
BERLIN (BNO NEWS) -- The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday urged governments worldwide to strengthen health financing so that more people are able to use health services.The WHO presented its 2010 ... Read more...

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Style, business, charity at Karachi fashion week (Curtain Raiser)


November 8th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina Karachi, Nov 8 (IANS) Pakistan's design fraternity is all set to take the country onto the international fashion week circuit with the second edition of PFDC Sunsilk Fashion Week (PFDC-SFW) ... Read more...

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Both Nikki Haley and Bobby Jindal’s parents came from Punjab


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Nov 3 (IANS) Parents of both Nikki Randhawa Haley, who Tuesday won the governor's election in South Carolina, and Bobby Jindal, the other Indian American governor of Lousiana, ... Read more...

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Making Strides Against Breast Cancer For Awareness Month


October 2nd, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) All over the United States during the month of October, walks, marches, and events are scheduled to raise money for the cause of breast cancer research. October is ... Read more...

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Bid For Breakfast With Akshay Kumar!


September 25th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, who has got involved with several charitable works these days, will now invite you for having a breakfast with him but this is ... Read more...

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Amir Khan blasts authorities for stripping ‘down and out’ Hatton of licences


September 24th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 24(ANI): Brit boxer Amir Khan has accused the British Boxing Board of Control (BBBC) of being heartless for taking away former world light-welterweight champion Ricky Hatton's licences when he is ... Read more...

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Manhattan woman pleads guilty to fraud involving foster children aid


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:00 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) – A Manhattan, New York woman on Wednesday pleaded guilty to committing wire fraud in connection to a scheme to illegally obtain money intended for helping foster children, ... Read more...

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Michael J. Fox All Set To Make Guest Appearance In “The Good Wife”


August 29th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "The Family Ties" and "Spin City" actor Michael J. Fox is all set to return to television and make a guest appearance in US drama "The ... Read more...

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Little Feat Drummer Richie Hayward Passes Away


August 13th, 2010 - 7:00 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Musician Richie Hayward who is best known as the founding member and drummer of the popular American rock band 'Little Feat' passed away on Thursday. It ... Read more...

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102 enthusiasts bare all to smash naked rollercoaster record


August 9th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 09 (ANI): Over 100 enthusiasts went nude to break the record for the most naked people on a rollercoaster.The participants bared all to take their seats on the Green ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole won’t perform at Heroes concert


August 6th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 06 (ANI): Cheryl Cole has apparently denied performing at Heroes concert on doctor's orders.The former Girls Aloud singer, who went on a dinner date to Nobu in LA with ... Read more...

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Brit swimmers set to attempt Loch Ness relay


August 5th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): Six British women are set to start their attempt to swim the length of Loch Ness in relay.They will set off from the Fort Augustus Abbey end of ... Read more...

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