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India in UN security council reflects global realities: Germany


July 14th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Germany, one of a four-nation group pushing for United Nations reforms, Saturday forcefully argued for providing a permanent seat to India and itself in the ... Read more...

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BBC World Service leaves Bush House


July 12th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Bush House has been synonymous with the BBC World Service for 70 years, but on Thursday it broadcast from the building for the last time.Since March, ... Read more...

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1948 hockey trio backs India to do well in London


June 24th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Three members of the Indian hockey team that won the gold at the 1948 London Olympics - Leslie Claudius, Keshav Dutt and Jaswant Rajput - ... Read more...

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Russia calls on Poland to prevent more football violence


June 13th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia hopes Poland will take action to prevent future clashes between football fans, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Wednesday.A march by thousands of Russian fans ... Read more...

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91 years old Arthur Gilbert is the world’s oldest triathlete


June 12th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Somerset, June 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Arthur Gilbert who carried the Olympic Torch through Minehead, Somerset, last month, is probably the world’s oldest triathlete, having taken part in 41 events, including swimming, cycling ... Read more...

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German doctors apologise for Nazi tests on Jews


May 26th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 26 (IANS) The German Medical Association has apologised for the sadistic experiments carried out by Nazi doctors on Jews, Daily Mail reported Saturday.The body has admitted that many ... Read more...

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Australia aims to be the food bowl of Asia


May 4th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 4 (IANS) After firming its position as one of the largest suppliers of mining resources to the Asian economic powerhouses like China and India, Australia now aims to ... Read more...

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Women may not hesitate marrying low income men


April 8th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) A British study has found men with low incomes are likely to be preferred by many present-day women following their changing aspirations in life.Today's brides are ... Read more...

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Daylight Savings Time 2012 begins on the 11th of March


March 6th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States will turn the clock an hour early on Sunday (the 11th of March 2012) to mark the Daylight Savings Time. The practice is ... Read more...

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Hitler had son with French teen


February 18th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Adolf Hitler had a son with a French teenager while serving as a soldier during the First World War, The Telegraph reported Friday.Jean-Marie Loret, who died ... Read more...

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Nazi spoofing sci-fi film premieres at Berlin Film Festival


February 16th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new movie spoofing the German Nazi has been premiered at the Berlin Film Festival. The Finnish movie titled “Iron Sky” was made with a total budget ... Read more...

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India low on global homicide, violence scale: Steven Pinker


January 23rd, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Cognitive scientist Steven Pinker, known for his radical theories about the evolution of language and violence in society, has a good word for India: the ... Read more...

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No more big-budget films from George Lucas


January 20th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Filmmaker George Lucas is upset how Hollywood studios refused to fund his latest movie "Red Tails", and says he is retiring from making big-budget films.He feels ... Read more...

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Rare Hitler colour photos found


January 12th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) Imagine Adolf Hitler as the centre of attention among a group of young schoolgirls. Rare colour photographs have now emerged which portray the Nazi leader in ... Read more...

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Koblenz placed on alert after WWII bombs were found in the city


November 28th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Koblenz, Nov 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The entire town of Koblenz has been placed on the red after the discovery of British World War II bombs in the city. Officials have announced that ... Read more...

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Mario Monti sworn in as Italian premier


November 17th, 2011 - 8:46 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 17 (IANS) Mario Monti took over as Italy's new premier Wednesday after leading the newly selected cabinet ministers who were sworn in at the presidential palace here.Monti's ... Read more...

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Baroness Trumpington becomes an Internet hit after Remembrance Day debate


November 15th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Baroness Trumpington has become an Internet sensation after her reaction to Lord King during the Remembrance Day debate in the UK House of Commons recently. The 89-year-old ... Read more...

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BCCI institutes awards named after Lala Amarnath


October 29th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) To commemorate the birth centenary of former Indian captain Lala Amarnath, the Indian cricket board Saturday decided to institute awards in his name for the best ... Read more...

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Whats’ in a name, but why F1? ask spectators


October 29th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 29 (IANS) Is it a fuel, type of cars or just a name? Why is it called Formula-One (F1), ask millions of first-time spectators of the inaugural ... Read more...

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Low Eden turnout sparks nostalgia (Feature)


October 28th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 28 (IANS) The low turnout at the Eden Gardens Tuesday for the India-England One-Dayer may have disappointed cricket buffs, but the agony is more for nostalgic old-timers who ... Read more...

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From pastime to Formula One: 107 years of India’s motorsports


October 22nd, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, Oct 22 (IANS) When the five red lights go off at the Buddh International Circuit here on Oct 30 and the 24 highly-tuned Formula One cars roar off ... Read more...

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87 bombs found at British nudist beach


October 13th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) A total of 87 bombs, some dating back to the late 19th century, washed ashore at a nudist beach in Britain, as stunned naturists gawked during ... Read more...

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Joint Indian, Singapore air force training from Oct 14


September 30th, 2011 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kalaikunda (West Bengal), Sep 29 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) base here will host the eight-week-long seventh edition of the joint military training activities with the Republic of ... Read more...

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British commandos wanted to abduct Rommel: War diary


September 23rd, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) Crack British commandos had chalked out a plan to kidnap German commander Field Marshal Erwin Rommel, revealed a war diary.The SAS War Diary includes the mission ... Read more...

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Oldest survivor of Bataan death march dies


August 16th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
St. Louis, Aug 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The oldest man to have survived the infamous Bataan Death March has died at the age of 105. After surviving the march which claimed the lives ... Read more...

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Online addiction turning youth as lonely as elderly


August 15th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Youngsters are turning 'skin hungry' as networking online leaves them feeling as lonely as the elderly, a study has found.Having an average of 243 Facebook ... Read more...

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‘Captain America’ - linear, predictable but fun (IANS Movie Review)


August 12th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Captain America: The First Avenger"; Cast: Chris Evans, Hugo Weaving, Hayley Atwell, Tommy Lee Jones, Stanley Tucci; Director: Joe Johnston; Rating: ***1/2The powers that maybe in the US have always ... Read more...

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Today is the 66th anniversary of the Atomic bombing event in Nagasaki, Japan


August 9th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today – 9th of August 2011 – marks the 66th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the Japanese town of Nagasaki. This year’s anniversary is important because ... Read more...

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Actor G.D. Spradlin dies


July 27th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oklahoma, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Godfather II actor G.D. Spradlin has died at the age of 90. Spradin is famous for his role in the second installment of the Oscar-winning movie where ... Read more...

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Nightmare in Norway: One man’s madness kills 91 (Evening Lead)


July 23rd, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 23 (IANS) Shell-shocked Norwegian authorities Saturday searched for more victims after a rightwing Christian massacred 84 people on an island, soon after carrying out a deadly bombing ... Read more...

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Brook no delay in reforming UN Security Council: India


June 7th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) India Tuesday pushed hard for expansion of the UN Security Council and exhorted the world to "brook no delay" in carrying forward the long overdue ... Read more...

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Iceland volcano ash could reach Britain: Report (Lead, changing dateline)


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS) Ash from an Icelandic volcano eruption could reach northern Scotland by Tuesday as there are no signs of winds that might sweep it away, a media ... Read more...

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Rana betrayed by Headley, says his attorney


May 23rd, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 23 (IANS) US attorney Charles Swift, who is representing Canadian-Pakistan Tahawwur Hussain Rana in his trial here for his alleged role in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, says ... Read more...

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Award death penalty in staged shootout cases: Supreme Court (Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court said Friday that staged shootouts involving contract killings by policemen should be counted in the category of rarest of rare cases and ... Read more...

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Bill Murray joins ‘Hyde park’ as FDR


May 6th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, May 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Variety.com has reported that Bill Murray is officially confirmed for a role in the historical drama “Hyde Park on Hudson.” The report say Murray will ... Read more...

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