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Big B meets ‘complete sport’ Judi Dench


September 7th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was recently introduced to Hollywood veteran Judi Dench and said it was a delight to meet her.Big B met her at the ... Read more...

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Russians polled ‘worst dressed tourists’


August 31st, 2012 - 9:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russians have been found as world's worst dressers in a poll involving over 12,000 people from six countries.Conducted by Skyscanner, Europe's leading travel search site, ... Read more...

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Today is Whitney Houston’s birthday


August 9th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, August 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The late Whitney Houston’s birthday is today, i.e. the 9th of August. The renowned singer died in February in her Beverly Hills hotel room in her ... Read more...

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Happy friendship day, says B-town


August 5th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Bipasha Basu considers friendship as one of the purest relationship ever, while Arjun Rampal feels blessed to have some of best buddies in the ... Read more...

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Britain to step up help for Syrian rebels: Hague


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) British Foreign Secretary William Hague says the government has been helping Syrian rebels in a "practical and non-lethal way" and intends to step up such help.The ... Read more...

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India has improved space competitiveness by 10 percent


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) India has improved its space competitiveness by 10 percent since 2008, says a study by the US-based Futron Corp.Futron Thursday announced the publication of its "Futron's ... Read more...

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Walking Dead Season 3 trailer released


July 16th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) When the Season 3 trailer of Walking Dead was first premiered during The Walking Dead Panel at Comic-Con, only a handful of fans had the privilege ... Read more...

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Mira Nair finds India distributor for ‘… Fundamentalist’


June 6th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Mira Nair wasn't sure whether "The Reluctant Fundamentalist", on Islamic fundamentalism with a Pakistani protagonist, would get released in India. But she has now found ... Read more...

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PM leaves for Myanmar


May 27th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday left for Myanmar on a three-day visit that will see him unveil new initiatives in expanding trade and energy ... Read more...

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Cole’s new song aimed at ex-husband


May 26th, 2012 - 9:22 am ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole has reportedly hit out at ex-husband Ashley Cole in a new song "Love killer".The lyrics of the song have left her fans wondering ... Read more...

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Rowland wants to protect Knowles’ baby


April 20th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 20 (IANS) Singer Kelly Rowland wants to protect her friend, singer Beyonce Knowles and her baby girl Blue from intrusion from all corners."There were all kind ... Read more...

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Is China driving US exports?


March 30th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 30 (IANS) China seems to be driving US exports, as shipments from the US to the Asian giant are growing much faster than to other major destinations.According to ... Read more...

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High and low dose aspirin can protect heart


March 27th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS) Aspirin can prevent heart attacks, both in high and low doses, says a new study.The World Health Organisation's latest figures show that 17 million people die ... Read more...

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Exports drive deficit down on New Zealand balance sheets


March 21st, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 21 (IANS) New Zealand's current account deficit fell in the December quarter last year, as exports particularly dairy products rose and foreign investors took lower dividends from the ... Read more...

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Robbie Williams suffers back injury


March 9th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) Singer Robbie Williams has hurt his back after jumping off the roof of his recording studio.The 38-year-old, who is going to be the part of ... Read more...

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‘Invisible children’ 2012 campaign launched to bring Kony to justice


March 7th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Invisible Children," a non-profit organization, has launched an ambitious campaign to bring Ugandan rebel leader Joseph Kony to justice. Kony, who is the leader of the ... Read more...

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Dubai exported products worth $800 mn in 2011


March 1st, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 29 (IANS/WAM) The total value of exports from Dubai, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), crossed three billion dirhams (over $800 million) in 2011.The largest share of exports ... Read more...

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Thai government welcomes Twitter censorship announcement


January 30th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by BNO News
BANGKOK (BNO NEWS) -- The Thai government on Monday welcomed an announcement from the social networking website Twitter that it will start censoring controversial content on a country-specific level, local media reported.Jeerawan ... Read more...

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Shakira receives French honour, first for a Colombian


January 29th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 29 (IANS) Singer Shakira has become the first Colombian to be honoured with France's Chevalier De L'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres medal.The 34-year-old received the ... Read more...

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Twitter can now block tweets by country


January 27th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 27 (IANS) Micro-blogging website Twitter has announced that it now has the technology to selectively block tweets on a country-by-country basis.In its blog, Twitter -- which had more ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel launches 3.75G in Zambia


January 17th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka, Jan 17 (IANS) Bharti Airtel Tuesday launched its 3.75G platform in Zambia, enabling customers to experience high speed mobile broadband access and make video calls and watch television live. ... Read more...

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Russia warming at alarming pace


January 17th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Temperatures in Russia in the past century rose at twice the rate of warming in the rest of the world, the emergencies ministry said."Despite ongoing ... Read more...

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Avoid populist measures, Goh Chok Tong advises India


January 13th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 12 (IANS) Singapore's Emeritus Senior Minister Goh Chok Tong said India has the potential to become a world leader but advised it to avoid populist measures to sustain ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka’s consumerism to grow in 2012: Report


December 10th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 10 (IANS) International market research company Nielsen expressed optimistic views on 2012 economic progress in Sri Lanka, noting that rapid growth and consumer spending would be seen.Nielsen, launching ... Read more...

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U.S. Daylight Savings time change for 2011


November 5th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Daylight Saving Time in the United States will end on Sunday (6th of November 2011); a week after the rest of the world turned their clocks ... Read more...

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Armed guards to protect British ships from pirates


October 30th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 30 (IANS) Ships sailing under the British flag will now be able to carry armed guards to protect them from Somali pirates, Prime Minister David Cameron has ... Read more...

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Steve Jobs turned smallest of ideas into life-changing products (Tribute)


October 6th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
It's a well-worn cliche to speak of the end of an era when someone well known has passed away. Today, however, it does feel like something has changed forever in the ... Read more...

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Akash tablet’s commercial variant in November


October 5th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) The manufacturer of Akash, the world's cheapest tablet computing device priced at Rs.2,250, DataWind Wednesday said it plans to launch the tablet's commercial variant in ... Read more...

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India-Myanmar transit project to be ready by 2013


September 27th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Kaladan multimodal transit transport project that will open a new trade link between India and Myanmar is likely to be completed by 2013, Commerce ... Read more...

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Youth should undertake innovative research: Deshmukh


September 26th, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh Monday urged youngsters to conduct innovative research in the country and take up the challenge of securing India's leadership ... Read more...

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Hospital-acquired infections high in India: Study


September 22nd, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Hospitals in India have a high burden of infections in their intensive care units (ICU) and general wards where patients recuperate, a study said Thursday."In ... Read more...

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Rapper Redimi2 to debut as writer


September 8th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
San Juan, Sep 8 (IANS/EFE) Rapper Redimi2, who is promoting his latest album "Exterminador Operacion PR", will make his debut as a writer with a book in which he motivates ... Read more...

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Village where BSNL phones do not ring


September 7th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chitkul (Himachal Pradesh), Sep 7 (IANS) Telephones do not ring in this remote, picturesque village in Himachal Pradesh.It's being one year since the villagers close to the China border in ... Read more...

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4G will happen in India with rest of world: Airtel


August 30th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Telecom major Bharti Airtel Tuesday said that the fourth generation (4G) technology for mobile communications could be launched in India alongside other countries."Launch of 4G ... Read more...

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Dubai’s global trade reaches $78 bn


August 21st, 2011 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 21 (IANS/WAM) Dubai's global trade touched 289 billion dirhams (about $78 billion) in the first five months of this year, it was announced Sunday.The figure rose by 27 ... Read more...

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