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Olympics: Indian paddler Ghosh wins; Ankita exits (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Soumyajit Ghosh kept India's table tennis challenge alive as he moved into the second round of the main draw while an error-prone Ankita Das made a ... Read more...

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‘Piranha 3DD’ - overdose of the terrible (IANS Movie Review)


June 16th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Piranha 3DD"; Cast: Danielle Panabaker, David Hasselhoff, Matt Bush; Director: John Gulager; Rating: 1/2*There are good films and there are bad films. There are bad films and then there are ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily calls power outages a time bomb


May 12th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) Frequent power outages have "become a political time bomb", said a Pakistani daily Saturday.An editorial in the News International said that Punjab province threatens to "plunge ... Read more...

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Indians paddlers start Olympic qualifying campaign in style


May 10th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, May 10 (IANS) India's Anthony Amalraj, Achanta Sharath Kamal and Poulomi Ghatak started their Olympic qualifying campaign in style with wins in their first matches at the Table Tennis ... Read more...

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‘Safe’ a safe action ride (IANS Movie Review)


May 5th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Safe"; Cast: Jason Statham, Catherine Chan, Chris Sarandon; Director: Boaz Yakin; Rating: **1/2When it comes to directors, there is something called the auteur theory with the helmsman being looked upon ... Read more...

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I-League: Dempo score easy victory over HAL


March 24th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Margao, March 24 (IANS) Dempo Sports Club opened a nine point gap at the top of the I-League football ladder with an easy 3-0 win over HAL Bangalore at the ... Read more...

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Daniel Radcliffe can perform bizarre tongue tricks


February 16th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe impressed his audience during a television interview with series of tongue tricks. The 22-year-old folded his tongue to three bizarre shapes during ... Read more...

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After pain, Big B remains in hospital (Lead)


February 14th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan remained in SevenHills Hospital here for a fourth day Tuesday after two abdominal surgeries, with a source saying he won't be discharged immediately.The ... Read more...

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Big B unlikely to be discharged Tuesday


February 14th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 14 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, recuperating in SevenHills Hospital here after undergoing two abdominal surgeries, is likely to remain in hospital for some more time.The 69-year-old actor ... Read more...

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Amitabh Bachchan still in incredible pain


February 14th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has revealed that he is still suffering from extreme pain after undergoing an abdominal surgery."The morning has been nightmarish. There has ... Read more...

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Review law on property rights: Supreme Court


September 30th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said that parliament may consider abolishing or amending a law that enables a trespasser take the title of a building or ... Read more...

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Mamata for regulating hoardings, meetings in Kolkata


September 17th, 2011 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) West Bengal's political parties Friday sparred on the issue of fixing spots for holding meetings and rallies and installing hoardings as Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Conan The Barbarian - pointlessly barbaric (IANS Movie Review)


August 28th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Conan The Barbarian"; Director: Marcus Nispel; Cast: Jason Momoa, Ron Perlman and Rose McGowan; * 1/2In 1982, it was "Conan" that gave the world of cinema its most muscular ... Read more...

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‘Bad Teacher’ is bad indeed (IANS Movie Review)


August 20th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Bad Teacher"; Cast: Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, Justin Timberlake; Director: Jake Kasdan; Rating: *1/2It's one of the most frivolous plots imaginable -- a bad, foul mouthed school teacher working ... Read more...

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India’s cricket reputation lies in tatters


August 14th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 14 (IANS) Indian cricket was at an all-time high barely four months ago when they won the World Cup to go with their World No. 1 Test ... Read more...

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China’s Yang wins her first ITF singles title


June 18th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi , June 18 (IANS) China's unseeded Zhaoxuan Yang claimed her maiden ITF singles title with an impeccable 6-2, 6-0 victory over a tired sixth-seeded Hae-Sung Kim of South ... Read more...

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Lindsey Buckingham to release his latest album


April 14th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Apr 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is in the news that Lindsey Buckingham is planning to release his newest album and embark on a promotional tour sometime in September.This new solo ... Read more...

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Egypt has changed forever, says Obama as crisis continues (Second Lead)


February 7th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Washington, Feb 7 (IANS) Traffic resumed and some businesses reopened hesitatingly but protesters maintained their vigil in Cairo's Tahrir Square Monday as the uprising to oust Hosni Mubarak entered its 14th ... Read more...

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Muslim Brotherhood holds talks, Cairo crisis continues (Roundup)


February 6th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo/Washington, Feb 6 (IANS) Protesters hunkered in Cairo's Tahrir square seeking President Hosni Mubarak's ouster as Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt's best organised opposition group, Sunday opened talks with the beleaguered regime."We are starting ... Read more...

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New mum Amy Adams in no hurry to attain beach-ready body


December 20th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 20 (ANI): Amy Adams, who gave birth to her first child earlier this year, is one Hollywood star who is no rush to shed her baby weight.The actress, now ... Read more...

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‘The Warrior’s Way’ - Misses the latent opportunity (IANS Film Review, Rating: **)


December 11th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Warrior's Way"; Director: Sngmoo Lee; Actors: Dong-gun Jang, Kate Bosworth, Geoffrey Rush, Danny Huston; Rating: **"300" started this craze - of special effects-laden film shot entirely indoors, but with extremely ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Senate passes reformed GST bill recommendations


November 26th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 26 (IANS) Amidst huge uproar by the allied and opposition parties in the Senate Friday, the Pakistan government managed to pass the recommendations for levying reformed general sales ... Read more...

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Kashmir to get tough with separatists


November 13th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 13 (IANS) In a bid to restore a semblance of order in the troubled Kashmir Valley, the Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to get tough with separatists, according to ... Read more...

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Pakistan has never had it so bad (Comment)


November 13th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Pakistan is evidently passing through the worst period of its 63-year-old history. Although democracy never struck roots in the country, it at least had a semblance of stability earlier. ... Read more...

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My film more hardcore than ‘Slumdog’: Director


November 7th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) His debut movie, "Allah Ke Banday", is drawing comparisons with multiple-Oscar winning drama "Slumdog Millionaire" as both explore juvenile crime and Mumbai's dark underbelly. ... Read more...

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PDP has reservations on Kashmir interlocutor nominations


October 15th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 15 (ANI): Lashing out at the Centre for its choice of Kashmir interlocutors, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti has said it has dampened the atmosphere of hope ... Read more...

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Curfew in parts of Srinagar


October 8th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 8 (IANS) As separatists asked people to resume normalcy for a day, authorities imposed curfew in some parts of Srinagar and north Kashmir to prevent protests after the Friday prayers."Curfew ... Read more...

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Becks wages legal war against hooker’s threesome claims


September 23rd, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
London, Sep 23 (ANI): David Beckham has slammed a hooker's claim that the footie ace had a threesome with her and another vice girl, saying that it was all a ridiculous ... Read more...

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Kiefer Sutherland wants to visit India for social work: Anil Kapoor


September 6th, 2010 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) "24" star Kiefer Sutherland wants to visit India for charity work, says Anil Kapoor, who rubs shoulders with the actor in the popular American ... Read more...

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Give ‘Preethi Hangama’ a miss (Kannada Movie Review)


August 27th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Preethi Hangama"; Cast: Vivek Raj, Shubha Poonja, Anant Nag, Avinash, Oorvashi, Padmaja Rao; Director: Vivek Raj; Producer: Pushpa Eknath and Rashmi Eknath; Music Composer: Raj Kiran; Camera: Chandrashekhar; Rating: ... Read more...

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‘24′ bigger than my biggest work in India: Anil Kapoor (Interview) (With Images)


August 23rd, 2010 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Anil Kapoor is going great guns. After the international acclaim following "Slumdog Millionaire", the evergreen star is making his debut on international television with ... Read more...

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‘Dinner for Schmucks’ - a notch above the original (IANS Movie Review)


August 13th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Dinner for Schmucks"; Director: Jay Roach; Cast: Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, Zach Galifianakis, Jemaine Clement; Rating: *** and 1/2Remakes are never easy. There is high expectation and the ... Read more...

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Restrictions reimposed in parts of Kashmir Valley


August 9th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Aug 9 (ANI): Restrictions on the movement of people has been reimposed with a huge deployment of security forces as fresh protests were reported from various parts of Srinagar.Restrictions have also ... Read more...

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Omar Abdullah says return of normalcy prerequisite for political initiative


August 2nd, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 2 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Monday said that the state has to show a semblance of normalcy to be restored before political initiatives ... Read more...

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Any initiative in Kashmir only after normalcy restored: Omar


August 2nd, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday said there was a "consensus" in the central and state governments that any initiative in the troubled state, ... Read more...

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