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Mehta thrilled to receive Arjuna


August 31st, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Asian snooker champion Aditya Mehta Friday said he was thrilled to receive the Arjuna Award and hoped that snooker would now be included in the National ... Read more...

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Camelot issues warning over EuroMillions email scam


August 27th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) False allegations were posed towards the two award winning couples Adrian and Gillian Bayford pertaining their $148 million. The allegations were posted in the email claiming that ... Read more...

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Emirati business woman wins international award


July 31st, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 30 (IANS/WAM) Emirati woman entreprenuer Faiza Al Sayed has been named as a recipient of The International Alliance for Women (TIAW) World of Difference 100 Awards.Al Sayed, vice ... Read more...

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Boys’ impulsiveness linked to better math ability


July 29th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 29 (IANS) Girls and boys start grade school with different approaches to arithmetic problems - girls favour a slow and accurate approach and boys a faster but more ... Read more...

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Tripura governor to see Olympics opening


July 24th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 24 (IANS) A sports lover, Tripura Governor D.Y. Patil will visit London to witness the opening ceremony of the Olympics at his own expense."I have taken leave. (We) ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Peyton Manning buys new Denver mansion


July 12th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Denver, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning has bought a new mansion in Denver. It is located in Cherry Hills Village. The mansion has seven bedrooms and it has an ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

No service tax on foreign remittances: Government


July 10th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The government said Tuesday remittances sent from overseas will not be liable for service tax charge, putting to rest the confusion that had arisen ... Read more...

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DiCaprio partners with electric car company


July 5th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Actor and eco-warrior Leonardo Di Caprio has become an equity investor in electric car company Fisker Automotive.Lasy year, the 37-year-old became the first recipient of ... Read more...

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I forgot about Father’s Day, says Andre


June 19th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre says he forgot about the Father's Day because it was his ex-wife Katie Price's turn to spend time with their children and he ... Read more...

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Banks honoured at Hawaii Film Festival


June 19th, 2012 - 6:39 am ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) Actress Elizabeth Banks received one of the top honours at the Maui Film Festival in Hawaii.The 38-year-old was handed the Navigator Award by festival director Barry ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren terrified about royal role


June 10th, 2012 - 5:22 am ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Dame Helen Mirren has revealed she was "very nervous" about taking on the iconic role of Queen Elizabeth II in "The Queen".The 66-year-old was the recipient ... Read more...

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Rowling honoured with London award


May 10th, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) "Harry Potter" author J.K. Rowling has been awarded the Freedom of the City of London to recognise her services to children's literature.Rowling was handed a framed ... Read more...

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Remittances to India rose to $64 billion in 2011: World Bank


April 27th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) India remains the top recipient of money from diaspora as total remittance flow to the country is estimated to reach $64 billion in 2011, almost ... Read more...

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Rihanna’s greatest prank: Your sister is pregnant!


April 3rd, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) Singer Rihanna, who has a wicked sense of humour, says that her greatest ever prank was convincing her best friend's sister that her younger sibling ... Read more...

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India world’s largest recipient of arms, Pakistan no.3 (Lead)


March 19th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, March 19 (IANS) India is the world's largest recipient of arms while South Korea is second and Pakistan and China are tied in third place, says the Stockholm International ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India world’s largest recipient of arms, says study


March 19th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, March 19 (IANS) India is the world's largest recipient of arms while South Korea is second and Pakistan and China are third in the list, reveals data on international ... Read more...

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Women’s hockey Olympic qualifier: Italy beat Ukraine 2-1


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Italy kept their hopes alive of qualifying for the women's hockey Olympics as they narrowly beat Ukraine 2-1 at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gayle King debuts on CBS show ‘This Morning’


January 9th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Oprah Winfrey tweeted her support for Gayle King before she made her debut on the CBS show This Morning. CBS named King as a co-host of ... Read more...

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Regional diaspora meet in Dubai this year: Ravi


January 9th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 9 (IANS) The regional annual diaspora meet, the mini-Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, will be held in Dubai later this year, Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi said Monday."I am ... Read more...

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‘Hollywood business-oriented, doesn’t care for art’


November 14th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Hollywood doesn't treat low budget movies as works of art because it is more interested in generating business, says Hungarian filmmaker Endre Hules adding that ... Read more...

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Shakira receives star on Walk Of Fame


November 9th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Singer Shakira has been honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.The pop star was recognised as "the highest-selling Colombian artist of all ... Read more...

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Hindi litterateur Shrilal Shukla dead


October 28th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 28 (IANS) Leading Hindi litterateur and Jnanpith awardee Shrilal Shukla died here Friday following a brief illness, hospital sources said.Shukla, 86, who had earned huge fame for his ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift is Billboard Woman of the Year


October 12th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift has been named Billboard magazine's Woman of the Year. She is said to be the youngest recipient ever for the award."Taylor has shown ... Read more...

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Babies have a sense of fairness, altruism


October 9th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 9 (IANS) A sense of fairness and altruism is present in babies as young as 15 months; they can tell when a food item is being distributed equally ... Read more...

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Tomas Transtromer wins Nobel Prize for Literature 2011


October 6th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stockholm, Oct 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 2011 Nobel Prize for Literature has been awarded to Sweden’s Tomas Tranströmer. This is the first time that the honor has been given to a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Nobel Prize for medicine to go to dead scientist Ralph Steinman


October 4th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oslo, Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The organizers of the Nobel Prize are left in a fix after it emerged that one of the scientists named for a top prize in medicine has ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Marie-Therese Connolly wins MacArthur Genius Grant


September 21st, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Department of Justice lawyer Marie-Therese Connolly has been named as a recipient of the prestigious MacArthur grant. On Tuesday, it was announced that Connolly will be ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Sofia Vergara’s Emmy makeup gets more coverage than her dress


September 19th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sofia Vergara on the weekend graced the Emmy Awards with a one shouldered Vera Wang dress but her dress has not generated as much media ... Read more...

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Depp’s ‘Rango’ to receive Hollywood Animation Award


September 8th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp's movie "Rango" will receive Hollywood Animation Award at an event Oct 24."Rango" will receive the honour at the 15th edition of Hollywood ... Read more...

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Dead Pakistani teenager’s liver transplanted


August 13th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) The liver of a dead Pakistani teenager, who had pledged to donate his organ, was successfully transplanted in Lahore city.The cadaveric liver transplant was carried out ... Read more...

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Colombian Salsa great Alvaro Jose Arroyo dies


July 27th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Baranquilla, Columbia, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Famous Columbia salsa dancer and singer Alvaro Jose Arroyo has died at the age of 56. Arroyo who was famously called Joe Arroyo around the world ... Read more...

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Mamata announces award in Uttam Kumar’s name


July 24th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday paid tribute to legendary Bengali movie actor Uttam Kumar on his 32nd death anniversary and announced an award ... Read more...

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This Pakistani’s heart will beat for India


July 14th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) A Pakistani national has got a new lease of life after an Indian family donated the heart of their family member, who died in a road ... Read more...

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Japan commits $1.9 bn loan for Indian projects


June 6th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Japan has committed Rs.8,632 crore ($1.9 billion) to fund seven projects, including the Andhra Pradesh high voltage distribution system project, the finance ministry said Monday.With ... Read more...

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Sheen praised for bipolar awareness walk


April 18th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 18 (IANS) Former "Two and a Half Men" star Charlie Sheen accompanied police officers and several hundred people to raise money for bipolar disorder sufferers.Bipolar disorder involves ... Read more...

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