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Price wants to participate in Olympics


September 1st, 2012 - 2:08 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 1 (IANS) Glamour model Katie Price is keen on being part of the Great Britain (GB) team in the 2016 Olympics and has already started practising horse ... Read more...

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Katie Price sets her sights on 2016 Olympics


August 31st, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former glamour model Katie Price is spending thousands of pounds on horses in the belief and hope that she will be chosen to represent team GB in ... Read more...

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Nairobi planning to bid for the 2024 Olympics


August 9th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Nairobi, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kenya’s Prime Minister Raila Odinga announced on Wednesday that they are preparing the country so that they can host the Olympic Games in 2024. Odinga said that ... Read more...

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Chennai architect to participate in global business summit


August 4th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) City-based architect and member of the World Economic Forum's Design Innovation Council Sheila Sri Prakash will be participating in the Global Business Summit on Infrastructure ... Read more...

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Quickfix guide to Rio+20 (To go with Earth Summit at Rio de Janeiro, Brazil starts Wednesday)


June 19th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
What is Rio+20? Rio+20 is the short name for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development at Rio de Janeiro June 20-22, twenty years after the landmark 1992 Earth Summit in the ... Read more...

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China adds 60 million hectares of forest


June 5th, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 5 (IANS) China, in moves to fight climate change, has increased the total forest area to 195 million hectares from 134 million hectares in 1992 -- a net ... Read more...

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Olimpia to face Flamengo in Libertadores Cup


March 28th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, March 28 (IANS) Olimpia, the reigning champions of Paraguayan soccer, will face Brazil's Flamengo in the fourth game of Group 2 in the Libertadores Cup.The Wednesday night ... Read more...

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Brazil to cede 2015 Copa America to Chile


March 24th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 24 (IANS) Jose Maria Marin, the new president of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), is expected to hand the 2015 Copa America to Chile.Busy and behind ... Read more...

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The Climate Change Terminology (To go with Curtain Raiser)


November 27th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Acronyms and concepts in climate change talks that you'll come across:UNFCCC: The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change came into existence at the UN Environment Conference at Rio De ... Read more...

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Air France-KLM CEO Pierre-Henri Gourgeon resigns


October 18th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- European airline holding company Air France-KLM on Monday announced that its CEO, Pierre Henri Gourgeon, has submitted his resignation. Few details were immediately released, but the resignation came ... Read more...

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Pope Benedict XVI wraps up his visit to Spain


August 22nd, 2011 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 22 (IANS/EFE) Pope Benedict XVI Sunday wrapped up his visit to Spain, where he participated in the Catholic Church's World Youth Day celebrations.The pope urged young Catholics to ... Read more...

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Amazon tribe missing after drug trafficker attack


August 10th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brazilian officials are concerned that an uncontacted tribe living in the Amazon rainforest may have been harmed by armed drug smugglers. Officials say the ... Read more...

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UNDP calls for energy access to all by 2030


June 22nd, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) With 1.4 billion people in the world still living without electricity, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has joined its partner agencies in a call ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus’ racy photos leaked online


May 18th, 2011 - 6:14 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 18 (IANS) Controversies seem not to be leaving singer-actress Miley Cyrus anytime soon. Racy new photos of the teen sensation have been leaked online causing a ... Read more...

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Body recovered from 2009 Air France flight


May 5th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- Search teams were able to recover a body of one of the 228 victims that died during Air France flight 447, which crashed in the Atlantic Ocean in ... Read more...

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Bodies found, no black box among 2009 Air France crash wreckage


April 5th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by BNO News
PARIS (BNO NEWS) -- In the fourth Air France-Airbus sea search, bodies were located among the found wreckage of Air France flight 447, which went missing in the Atlantic Ocean in 2009 ... Read more...

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New study offers hope to those with Alzheimer’s, ALS


March 8th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 8 (ANI): A team of researchers has suggested that transplanting stem cells derived from umbilical cord blood cells and menstrual blood cells may offer future therapeutic benefit for those suffering ... Read more...

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India, Brazil sign air services agreement


March 8th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) India and Brazil Tuesday signed a bilateral air services agreement (ASA), intended to increase air-connectivity between the two countries, an official statement said."The new ASA ... Read more...

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Stewart, Pattinson publicly kiss


November 9th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Actors Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson raised more than a few eyebrows as they went public and kissed on a busy street in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil for ... Read more...

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R-Patz & Stewart ‘can’t stop making out’


November 9th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 9 (ANI): It seems Robert Pattinson and co-star Kristen Stewart could no longer resist themselves from their off-screen feelings for each other.R-Patz and Kristen insisted on multiple takes to get ... Read more...

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Air quality forecast system in Delhi


October 22nd, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Now you can come to know about air quality in the national capital for the next two days with an air quality forecasting system available here.With technical ... Read more...

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Priyanka enjoys racing car ride (TV Snippets)


September 9th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra had a ride on the fast lane she won't easily forget while hosting Colors' adventure reality show "Fear Factor - Khatron Ke Khiladi", ... Read more...

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Brazil president says asylum offer to adulterous Iran woman is humanitarian gesture


August 4th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), Aug. 4 (ANI): The decision to give refuge to a convicted Iranian woman should be seen as a humanitarian act without political motives, said Brazilian President Luiz Inacio ... Read more...

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Brazilian footballer accused of killing former girlfriend and ‘feeding body parts to dogs’


July 10th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil), July 10(ANI): Brazilian police believe that local football star Bruno Fernandes strangled his 'missing' former girlfriend and then fed her body parts to dogs.Fernandes, until recently captain ... Read more...

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Assistant Secretary Brimmer to lead US delegation to the UN-Alliance of Civilizations Forum in Brazil


May 27th, 2010 - 2:51 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs Esther Brimmer will lead the United States delegation to the UN-Alliance of Civilizations (AoC) Forum on May 28-29 in ... Read more...

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Brazil announces offshore oil discovery


May 14th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 14 (IANS/EFE) Brazil has announced the discovery of about 4.5 billion barrels of oil in an offshore region, which could transform the country into a major oil exporter. The ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh arrives in Trinidad for CHOGM


November 27th, 2009 - 8:37 am ICT by ANI
Port of Spain, Nov.27 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, arrived on Thursday afternoon from Washington to attend the attend the three-day Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) here.The ... Read more...

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Snooker champion Burden aims to get into top-32


November 25th, 2009 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Hyderabad, Nov 25 (IANS) Admitting that he did not expect such a close battle in the final, Alfred Burden of England said winning the IBSF World Snooker championship by defeating ... Read more...

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Panama “alien” revealed to be a dead, bloated sloth


November 10th, 2009 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 10 (ANI): Analysis has revealed that an "alien" discovered by a group of teenagers in a Panama creek, was actually a dead and bloated sloth."I was in the river ... Read more...

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Why is the sun hotter outside than inside?


August 17th, 2009 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 17 (IANS) The mystery of why temperatures in the sun's outer atmosphere soar to several million degrees, far hotter than temperatures near the sun's surface, has been solved. New observations ... Read more...

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Nanoflares cause Sun’s atmosphere to heat up by millions of degrees


August 15th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 15 (ANI): Solar physicists at NASA have confirmed that small, sudden bursts of heat and energy, called nanoflares, cause temperatures in the thin, translucent gas of the sun's atmosphere to ... Read more...

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Air France flight AF447 passengers naked and mutilated


June 20th, 2009 - 3:32 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Brazilian medical examiners have told the French Bureau d'Enquetes et d'Analyses, the French accident investigation board, that the bodies of Air France AF447 passengers were found naked and mutated. Paul-Louis Arslanian, director ... Read more...

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Wreckage seen in search area for missing Air France plane: Report (Second Lead)


June 2nd, 2009 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 2 (IANS) Wreckage has been found in the Atlantic Ocean that could have come from a missing Air France jet that disappeared Monday with 228 passengers and crew on board, ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola to expand football talent hunt in India with eye on future (Lead)


May 20th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy Johannesburg, May 20 (IANS) Coca-Cola, which conducts grassroots level talent hunt to build future football stars in 25 countries, will expand a similar initiative in India to cover 50 cities ... Read more...

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Sylvester Stallone shows off tough body at 62


April 8th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 8 (ANI): Sylvester Stallone may have turned 62, but when it comes to having a tough guy physique, the 'Rambo' star can give today's stars a run for their ... Read more...

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