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Rapper killed in Colombia


April 26th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 26 (IANS/EFE) Rapper Alejandro Serna Correa was fatally shot in an attack that targeted two people accompanying him, authorities in the northwestern Colombian city of Medellin said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Julio Iglesias pays $15.2 mn for Miami mansion


April 10th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS/EFE) Spanish singer Julio Iglesias has just bought a $15.2 million mansion on an exclusive island in north Miami's Intracoastal Waterway, The Miami Herald reported.The 68-year-old singer ... Read more...

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Sao Paulo secures lead of state championship


March 30th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 30 (IANS) Sao Paulo beat Catanduvense 2-0 in the 16th round to keep its first position in the 2012 Sao Paulo state championship.Sao Paulo, without an ... Read more...

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Libertadores Cup: Neymar stars in Santos win over Internacional


March 8th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 8 (IANS) Santos beat visiting compatriots Internacional 3-1 with an incredible display of speed and skill from star player Neymar In the second round of play ... Read more...

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Brazil lights up a floating Christmas tree


November 28th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brazil officially launched the festive season of Christmas by switching on a massive floating Christmas tree. The Christmas tree was lighted during a ceremony ... Read more...

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Brazil lights world’s largest floating Christmas tree


November 28th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Nov 28 (IANS/EFE) The world's largest floating Christmas tree has been lighted in Rio de Janeiro, marking the official start of the holiday season in the Brazilian ... Read more...

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Motel to release special edition of album


August 31st, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 31 (IANs/EFE) Mexican band Motel this week will release a special edition of its most recent album, "Multicolor", which includes three never-before-recorded songs.It will also have a ... Read more...

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Yesterday once more for Camino


August 19th, 2011 - 1:43 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) For Argentine assistant football coach Julian Camino, now on a visit to the city for surveying the preparedness for the Sept2 FIFA international friendly tie between ... Read more...

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Hundreds arrested, dozens injured in Chilean student protests


August 11th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by BNO News
SANTIAGO (BNO NEWS) -- Nearly 400 people have been arrested and dozens have been injured as tens of thousands protested across Chile on Tuesday, the government said on Wednesday.Deputy Interior Minister Rodrigo ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

World’s largest floating Christmas tree lighted


December 6th, 2010 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 6 (IANS/EFE) Thousands of Brazilians and visitors gathered at Rio de Janeiro's Rodrigo de Freitas Lake to witness the lighting of the world's largest floating Christmas tree with ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

22 rebels killed in Colombia


September 20th, 2010 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) At least 22 leftist rebels were killed in an operation by the police in southern Colombia, officials said. The guerrillas of Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) were killed ... Read more...

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Chilean director to make film on trapped miners


September 8th, 2010 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, Sep 8 (IANS/EFE) Chilean director Rodrigo Ortuzar has announced that he is planning to make a film on the 33 miners trapped for a month in the country and that ... Read more...

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Julio Iglesias weds long-time girlfriend


August 27th, 2010 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 27 (IANS/EFE) Spanish singer Julio Iglesias and Dutch former model Miranda Rijnsburger wed in a religious ceremony in Spain, after living together for nearly 20 years and having five children. The ... Read more...

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Toll Of Dug-Up Bodies From Mexico Mass Grave Rises To 51


July 25th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Another gruesome face of escalating drug related violence has hit the state of Mexico. On Saturday, as the police proceeded with its 72-hours unearthing of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Soon, brain chip that could herald the end of paralysis


July 5th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 5 (ANI): British engineers are developing new technology that would soon allow paralysed patients to operate bionic limbs with the aid of implanted brain transmitters.The technology uses tiny microchips to ... Read more...

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Brain chip may help paralysed patients move bionic limbs


July 5th, 2010 - 1:43 am ICT by IANS
London, July 5 (IANS) Scientists have developed a brain chip that will help paralysed patients operate their bionic limbs. The technology employs tiny microchips to sense nerve messages, decode the signals, and turn ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Cain Velasquez And Brock Lesnar: The Fight Of The Heavyweight Giants


July 4th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American MMA fighter in the Heavyweight Division Cain Velasquez is all set to fight with the UFC 116's winner of Heavyweight Championship Brock Lesnar. The ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Strong 6.4-magnitude earthquake strikes southern Mexico, felt in Mexico City


June 30th, 2010 - 3:26 pm ICT by BNO News
MEXICO CITY (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake rocked southern Mexico on early Wednesday, and witnesses reported feeling strong shaking in the country's capital. There were no immediate reports of major damage ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Caja Madrid, Bancaja merger forms Spain’s biggest bank


June 11th, 2010 - 7:58 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 11 (DPA) Spanish savings banks Caja Madrid and Bancaja Thursday announced that they were merging to create the country's biggest savings bank. The boards of the two banks approved the merger. ... Read more...

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Colombian drug lord’s son says all he inherited was a watch


May 4th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, May 4 (IANS/EFE) The son of the late Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar said that from the incalculable fortune of his father, the only thing he inherited was a watch ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Naomi got emotional after watching her unborn baby on screen


April 29th, 2010 - 3:22 am ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) To cut the costs, actress Naomi Watts who plays a mum-to-be in the film "Mother and Child" agreed to show off her real pregnant belly and now is ... Read more...

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230 protesters arrested in Chile


March 31st, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, March 31 (IANS/EFE) At least 230 people have been arrested during two different protests in Chile but no one was injured in the incidents, a top official has said. Ninety-seven people were ... Read more...

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Chilean government says errors made in quake toll tally


March 22nd, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, March 22 (IANS/EFE) The Chilean government has acknowledged that errors were made in compiling the official list of the people who died in last month's earthquake. It has now offered a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

40 tons of dead fish removed off Brazilian coast


March 1st, 2010 - 1:56 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 1 (IANS/EFE) Up to 40 tons of fish, that died apparently due to lack of oxygen caused by excess growth of algae, was removed off the coast of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Hockey World Cup: Spain beat South Africa in inaugural match


February 28th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Spain defeated South Africa 4-2 in the inaugural match of the Hockey World Cup at the Major Dhyan Chand National stadium here Sunday. The two teams were locked ... Read more...

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Former Argentine president Kirchner rushed to hospital, undergoing emergency surgery


February 8th, 2010 - 7:07 am ICT by BNO News
By Rodrigo AguiarBUENOS AIRES (BNO NEWS) -- Former Argentine President Nestor Kirchner was rushed to a Buenos Aires hospital on Sunday, a medical official said. He is undergoing an emergency surgery on ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Honduran Supreme Court, TV station hit by blasts


November 26th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Nov 26 (EFE) Honduras' Supreme Court's building and Channel 10 television station's office in Tegucigalpa were hit by blasts, but no one was injured, police said. A rocket-propelled grenade was fired at ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘We don’t need permission from City to play Robinho,’ says Dunga


November 13th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13(ANI): Brazil manager Dunga has said that he does not require permission from Manchester City to play winger Robinho in a friendly against England on Saturday, despite his ankle injury.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

“Rodrigo Karolys LiveJournal” Gives Clue To Missing Child


October 31st, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct.31, New York (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lenora Karolys was restored to her mother on Thursday, 29th of October after being abducted nearly two years back by her father. She was found ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Whirlpool to invest $55 mn in new plant in Mexico


October 9th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Monterrey (Mexico), Oct 9 (EFE) The Mexican unit of US-based Whirlpool Corporation plans to invest $55 million in a new plant in the northern state of Nuevo Leon, a company executive said. The ... Read more...

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Kenton sacked as Costa Rica football coach


September 15th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
San Jose, Sep 15 (DPA) Rodrigo Kenton was sacked as Costa Rica's national football coach, the Costa Rican Football Federation (Fedefutbol) said. At a press conference in San Jose Monday, Fedefutbol President Eduardo ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘BB bosses have kept racism under wraps to avoid another Goody scandal’


August 21st, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 21 (ANI): Big Brother's hottest girl Noirin Kelly claims TV bosses have kept the ongoing racism and bullying on the show under wraps to avoid another Jade Goody scandal.Kelly, ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Knowles out of Legg Mason Classic


August 6th, 2009 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) Mahesh Bhupathi and Mark Knowles of Bahamas lost to Czech Martin Damm and Sweden's Robert Lindstedt 6-3, 1-6, 14-16 in the second round of the ATP Legg ... Read more...

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‘Oprah neuron’ reveals how memory is stored in the brain


July 24th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): Known for her talk show, magazine and philanthropic deeds, Oprah Winfrey is one celebrity who resides in people's heart and mind too, with researchers claiming that seeing ... Read more...

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Indian BB inhabitant Sree Dasari scared by housemates’ terrifying prank


June 27th, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 27 (ANI): The Indian 'Big Brother' inhabitant Sree Dasari was scared out of his wits when other housemates played a terrifying prank on him in the night.'Big Brother' contestant Karly ... Read more...

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