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Iran salutes ‘nuke martyrs’ (NAM Diary)


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Iran has created a new category of martyrs - nuclear scientists it says were killed by Israelis. And what better way to unveil this than at ... Read more...

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Scientists uncovering origins of singing mice


August 12th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 12 (IANS) Singing mice have tawny brown fur instead of the common white albino strain; they hail from tropical cloud forests in the mountains of Costa Rica, and ... Read more...

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Multi-linguilism shapes children’s emotional development


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) In television classic "I Love Lucy", Ricky Ricardo switched into rapid-fire Spanish whenever he was upset, despite the fact that Lucy had no idea what ... Read more...

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Talks to benefit India, Pakistan: UAE daily


April 10th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 10 (IANS/WAM) Improved relations and regular talks between India and Pakistan will benefit both countries and "will deliver a blow to elements which have kept this ... Read more...

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Ranbir is a good kid, says Sonu Niigaam


March 21st, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Multi-talented Indian singer Sonu Niigaam was all praise for Bollywood heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor and described him as a grounded star child."Ranbir is a good ... Read more...

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Asian Shooting: Vijay Kumar wins gold in standard pistol


January 20th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) India's pistol shooter Vijay Kumar won the gold medal in the standard pistol event in the Asian Shooting Championships in Doha Friday, but there was ... Read more...

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Location-sharing startup joins Facebook


December 6th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Dec 6 (IANS) Facebook and location-sharing startup Gowalla announced Monday that Gowalla's founders as well as several team members will join Facebook and move to the social ... Read more...

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Shots at chest, forehead killed Obama, US looks at seized material (Lead)


May 5th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) The US was reviewing the evidence gathered in Pakistan following the raid on the hideout of Osama bin Laden who was killed by rapid-fire shots to ... Read more...

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Osama killed by rapid-fire shots in chest and forehead


May 5th, 2011 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 5 (IANS) A US commando team that fought its way upstairs at Osama bin Laden's compound killed the unarmed Al Qaeda leader with rapid-fire shots to his chest ... Read more...

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Frustrated Wright wants Black Cap batters to be more consistent


March 21st, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar. 21 (ANI): That New Zealand cricket team coach John Wright hates losing is obvious, but what winds him up more than anything else, is when his side loses badly, especially ... Read more...

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IBM’s supercomputer to be pitted against humans in TV quiz


February 15th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): IBM's supercomputer Watson will compete against two humans in a TV quiz for the prize of a million dollars.Jeopardy tests a player's knowledge of trivia in a range ... Read more...

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Ajay Devgn: Daring Onscreen But Scared Of KJO’s Questions


January 31st, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn may look all macho and daring on screen but in real life even he was scared of the master of chat shows on the telly Karan ... Read more...

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Ajay Devgn Tells Saif Ali Khan And Kareena Kapoor Not To Get Hitched


January 28th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Ajay Devgn is a happily married man but when he was asked to give some marital advice to Kareena Kapoor and Saif Ali Khan, the actor said the couple shouldn’t ... Read more...

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‘Koffee With Karan 3′ Had Lara Dutta And Mahesh Bhupati Rocking The Show


January 17th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
'Koffee with Karan' has never been frothier than it was on the episode which had the sensational Lara Dutta and her fiancée the tennis ace Mahesh Bhupati.The hot duo certainly ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan Goes Candid On Karan Johar’s Couch


January 3rd, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Every viewer of ‘Koffee With Karan’ would have been waiting for this episode. While it is a ritual for Shah Rukh Khan to open each season of buddy Karan Johar’s ... Read more...

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Key Ahmadinejad aide behind dismissal of senior Iranian officials


December 25th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec. 25 (ANI): A key aide of Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Esfandiar Rahim-Mashaei, is said to be the man behind the dismissal of several senior officials.Chief of Staff Rahim-Mashaei's daughter is ... Read more...

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Koffee With Karan 3: Anil Kapoor, Sanjay Dutt And Kangana Ranaut Makes It Sweet And Peppy!


December 13th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Anil Kapoor and Sanjay Dutt were at their wittiest best with each one spilling out the truth like never before and each one jokingly telling the other whatever they would have ... Read more...

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Koffee With Karan: The Director Special Episode With Raj Kumar Hirani, Farah Khan And Imtiaz Ali


November 29th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
This week, it was the turn of the trio - the top three directors of B-Town namely Raj Kumar Hirani, Imtiaz Ali and Farah Khan who were invited by host Karan ... Read more...

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My comment on Ranbir, Katrina was said in good humour: Deepika


November 18th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Dibyojyoti Baksi Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone says her comment on actors Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif on Karan Johar's chat show was said in good humour and that ... Read more...

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Imran Kkan And Ranbir Kapoor Gets Candid On ‘Koffee With Karan’


November 16th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): 'Koffee with Karan' Season 3 is turning out to be a spectacular show with the most interesting pairs being invited to sit and chat on the ... Read more...

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TV Commercials Shorten to Match Attention Spans


October 28th, 2010 - 2:02 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) "It used to be that the most valuable thing on the planet was time, and now the most valuable thing on the planet is attention," states John Greening, ... Read more...

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Jennifer Aniston reveals she has been a victim of mugging


August 11th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): Former 'Friends' star Jennifer Aniston has in an interview revealed that she has been the victim of a mugging.Aniston, 41, was asked in a "rapid fire" response ... Read more...

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“I Wish I Could Get A Chance To Do A Typical Musical Film In Gujarati”: Ayesha Takia Azmi


July 8th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Ayesha Takia nay Ayesha Takia Azmi always "Wanted' to join a "Paathshaala' of music! Yes! Seriously speaking she always had this great passion for music especially ... Read more...

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George W. Bush Does Not Repent Waterboarding 9/11 Mastermind


June 4th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Rapid Fire, Michigan, June 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent confession that has sparked controversies all over the country, former President of the United States, George W. Bush, has declared ... Read more...

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I have exactly 15 words in Hindi in ‘Shor’: Sendhil Ramamurthy


April 22nd, 2010 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) US-based Indian actor Sendhil Ramamurthy, who is unhappy with his English film "It's A Wonderful Afterlife" being dubbed into Hindi, will make his Bollywood ... Read more...

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Sendhil apprehensive about mouthing Hindi in Bollywood


April 21st, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 21, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): This week when American NRI actor Sendhil Ramamurthy flew down to Mumbai he was in for a real shocker. His debut film in the Indian film ... Read more...

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‘Hide & Seek’ - This whodunit in mall works (IANS Film Review; Rating:**1/2)


March 13th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Hide & Seek"; Cast: Purab Kohli, Arjan Bajwa, Mrinalini Sharma, Samir Kochhar, Amruta Patki, Ayaz Khan; Director: Shawn Arranha; Rating: ** 1/2So whodunit? Put a bunch of assorted ... Read more...

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Sad that a film made for world peace has led to angst: SRK


February 11th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who is in Berlin for the premiere of his film "My Name Is Khan", says he is sad how this movie ... Read more...

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Pox virus’ rapid fire ping-pong mechanism behind its deadly sting


January 22nd, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 22 (ANI): A new British research has found that the vaccinia poxvirus spreads infection by jumping from one cell to another before it finds an uninfected cell.According to lead researcher ... Read more...

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ICC should step in to save Calypso cricket: Buchanan


December 2nd, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Dec.2 (ANI): Former Australian coach John Buchanan has called on the International Cricket Council (ICC) to launch a dramatic "intervention" to save West Indian cricket.Buchanan believes the West Indies are "crying ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama to appear on Jay Leno Show


October 20th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 20 (ANI): Michelle Obama all set to make an appearance on the American chat show, The Jay Leno Show.However, the US first lady will not be on the show in ... Read more...

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Hema Malini- Shatru: Sparkling like old wine


September 30th, 2009 - 2:17 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Shatrughan Sinha and Hema Malini proved once again that old is gold. The two of them had the audience thrilled to bits with their presence. There was happy banter, laughter jokes, ... Read more...

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Indian Navy launches home-built stealth destroyer (With Images)


September 18th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The Indian Navy Friday launched the country's second indigenously built stealth warship INS Kochi. The 6,800-tonne destroyer, built by the Mazagaon Docks Ltd (MDL), was ceremoniously launched by Madhulika ... Read more...

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Del Potro humbles Nadal to reach US Open final


September 14th, 2009 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 14 (DPA) Argentine Juan Del Potro denied deflated Rafael Nadal a place in a career-first US Open final as he reached his first Grand Slam final, 6-2, 6-2, ... Read more...

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Swift Altadena Fire Rages Insatiabaly


August 29th, 2009 - 6:33 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Theregion of Altedena that encase the localities of Millard Canyon, the La Vina and The Meadows have been called for evacuation as Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger declared emergency in Los Angeles ... Read more...

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