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What does Obama find common with Jay-Z?


September 21st, 2012 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 21 (IANS) US President Barack Obama says he has a "bond" with rapper Jay-Z, and there is something they share in common.Obama partied at the 40/40 Club ... Read more...

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Inflation to be high till fiscal consolidation is complete: Experts


September 17th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to wait till the effects of current fiscal consolidation is complete before tweaking the policy rates, a top ... Read more...

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Rihanna proud Of Chris Brown


September 12th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Singer Rihanna is proud of the way her ex-boyfriend Chris Brown has turned his life around since being charged with assaulting her, friends say.The former ... Read more...

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Himachal to propose ‘green budget’: Dhumal


September 11th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 11 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government would be proposing a 'green budget' in the next fiscal year, Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal said here Tuesday."The 'green budget' would ... Read more...

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Kunal Nayyar loves being role model


August 15th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 15 (IANS) Indian origin actor Kunal Nayyar, who plays a geek in the American sitcom "Big Bang Theory", feels flattered when people copy him and says he ... Read more...

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Beckham to be part of opening ceremony


July 25th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Former England captain David Beckham has been given a role in Friday's London 2012 Olympic opening ceremony.The 37-year-old Beckham would not disclose any details of ... Read more...

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Euro 2012: Blanc hails Germany as role model for France


June 15th, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Donetsk (Ukraine), June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France coach Laurent Blanc said his team should follow Germany's example when they take on Ukraine Friday in the Euro 2012 group stage.Germany are ... Read more...

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Malinga named ICC ambassador for T20 World Cup


June 8th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Friday unveiled Sri Lanka's star pacer Lasith Malinga as the official ambassador for the ICC World Twenty20 Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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I can also fail, ashamed of Wankhede scuffle: SRK (Roundup)


May 30th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Recent failures and scuffles have not only taught Shah Rukh Khan many lessons but the superstar has also apologised for his high-handed attitude. He confesses ... Read more...

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SRK ashamed of Wankhede brawl, says he’s no role model


May 30th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan says he is ashamed of his behaviour at the Wankhede Stadium after an Indian Premier League (IPL) match earlier this ... Read more...

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Keshub Mahindra retires in Aug 8, Anand to take over (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) After remaining at the helm for 48 years, Mahindra & Mahindra Chairman Keshub Mahindra will step down Aug 8, making way for his nephew, Anand Mahindra, ... Read more...

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Cole not keen to imitate Rihanna


May 29th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole confessed she wouldn't be able to be as blunt as Rihanna. "Rihanna is a free spirit and doesn't care if she calls ... Read more...

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12-year-old Bihar boy clears Class 12 after cracking IIT-JEE


May 29th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 29 (IANS) After cracking the highly competitive Indian Institute of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination (IIT-JEE), Satyam Kumar, the 12-and-half-year-old boy from Bihar has now passed Class 12 with 85 ... Read more...

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Jessi J wants to be a role model


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) Singer Jessi J says she wants to set a good example to her young fans and prove that one can be successful without giving into peer ... Read more...

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Turkey role model for Islamic states: Gilani


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:42 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Turkey has been a role model for the Islamic states because of its efforts towards strengthening democracy, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said.He said Turkey ... Read more...

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Very few shows complete 1,000 episodes: Smita on ‘Balika Vadhu’


May 13th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) The popular television show "Balika Vadhu" completes 1,000 episodes Monday and Smita Bansal, who plays protagonist Anandi's mother-in-law, says it's a rare feat and that she ... Read more...

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Fusion can enrich music, says Rao


May 10th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, May 10 (IANS) Fusion experiment can give new dimension to music if used wisely, renowned Sitar composer and performer Sri Shubhendra Rao said here.He also said that musicians ... Read more...

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Irish cricketer Kevin disappointed at missing IPL


May 4th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Ireland cricketer Kevin O'Brien, who holds the record for the fastest century in the World Cup, is disappointed at missing the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Abducted Sukma collector wanted to be journalist


April 25th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) Had he not been a bureaucrat, Chhattisgarh's Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon would have been a journalist, says an old friend, recalling how he switched ... Read more...

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Ajax signs Schone, lures Narsingh and Moisander


April 20th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, April 20 (IANS) Dutch football club Ajax made its first signing for the 2012/2013 season by signing Danish international Lasse Schone on a free transfer from NEC Nijmegen. ... Read more...

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Isinbayeva targets last Olympic gold before retirement


April 18th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 18 (IANS) Russian pole vault queen Yelena Isinbayeva has said the only thing that can stop her winning a third straight Olympic gold medal in London this summer ... Read more...

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Maxwell excited about playing in IPL


March 26th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils' newest recruit Glenn Maxwell of Australia is looking forward to playing alongside famous international cricketers in the Indian Premier League. The all-rounder back ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus won’t mix work with pleasure


March 17th, 2012 - 3:01 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 17 (IANS) Miley Cyrus puts her love life and career separate. The teen star who's currently dating Aussie actor Liam Hemsworth refuses to let anything ... Read more...

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Cricketing world pays hearty tribute to Sachin


March 16th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The cricketing world heaped praise on master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, who completed his 100th international hundred Friday in the Asia Cup match against Bangladesh.The ... Read more...

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Dravid role model for young cricketers: Kumble


March 9th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) Indian batsman Rahul Dravid, who Friday announced his retirement from Test cricket, was an inspiration and role model for young cricketers taking to the game, said ... Read more...

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India to play one-off Twenty20 in South Africa


March 5th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) India will be travelling to South Africa for a one-off Twenty20 international slated for March 30 in Johannesburg that will also be a tribute match ... Read more...

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Bill O’Reilly talks about Angelina Jolie’s Oscar pose


February 29th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) FOX News personality Bill O’Reilly has raised another issue out of Angelina Jolie’s famous pose at the Oscars last weekend. The actress wore a black gown ... Read more...

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George had excelled as journalist: Congress says in tribute


February 27th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The Congress party Monday paid tributes to George Joseph, Political Editor of IANS, who died early Monday following cardiac arrest, describing him as a journalist ... Read more...

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How could you be youth role model, daughter asks SRK


February 9th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 9 (IANS) His fans look up to him as an idol, but superstar Shah Rukh Khan's daughter Suhana believes her father isn't the perfect youth icon as ... Read more...

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Facebook drinking posts teacher Elizabeth Scarlett reprimanded


February 8th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Wales, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A teacher in Wales has been criticized for 'grossly overstepping the line' after she was alleged to have posted some controversial comments on her Facebook page. Elizabeth ... Read more...

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Sanjay to get into shape for Varma’s take on ‘Munich’


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 2 (IANS) After "Department", Ram Gopal Varma is planning another project, inspired by Steven Spielberg's "Munich", with Sanjay Dutt and says the actor is "our last action ... Read more...

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Sutil gets 18-month suspended sentence for nightclub brawl


January 31st, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 31 (IANS) A Munich court has handed a 18-month suspended sentence and a euro 200,000 fine to former Force India driver Adrian Sutil for injuring the chief executive ... Read more...

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Bravery award winners meet Dikshit


January 24th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A total of 24 children, including eight girls, who won this years' National Bravery Awards Tuesday met Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit here and shared ... Read more...

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Now, a book on Pakistan’s child prodigy


January 22nd, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 22 (IANS) Pakistan will bring out a book on Arfa Karim who in 2004 became the world's youngest Microsoft certified professional at age nine. She died Jan 14.Minister ... Read more...

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Madonna uses fame in right way


January 18th, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 18 (IANS) Pop star Madonna considers herself as a role model to many people and this is the reason why she tries to use her fame in ... Read more...

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