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Man creates a record by eating 191 chicken wings in 12 mins


September 4th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wonders never cease to exist. One competitive eater by the name Joey Chestnut managed to eat 191 chicken in 12 minutes only hence becoming the new ... Read more...

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British couple’s home robbed six times


August 20th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) A British couple's home in Cambridge has been burgled six times, so much so that there is nothing left to steal.Liz and Jim Thompson were so ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan escapes with public censure


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram/Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Contrary to speculation that discipilniray action would be taken against V.S. Achuthanandan, Kerala's veteran Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sunday escaped with only a public ... Read more...

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Ronaldo heads Portugal to semifinal at Euro Cup (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:30 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 22 (IANS) The Czech Republic failed to turn back the clock and repeat their 1996 glory Thursday night when Cristiano Ronaldo inspired Portugal to a convincing 1-0 quarterfinal ... Read more...

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Briton wins $98 mn lottery share


June 9th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) A British ticket holder has won a 63.8 million pound (about $98 million) share of the EuroMillions jackpot, The Telegraph reported Saturday.The win is the sixth ... Read more...

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75 percent voting in Goa (Fourth Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) More than seven lakh people voted in Goa Saturday to elect a 40-member assembly.Election Commission officials said the North Goa district with 23 seats reported ... Read more...

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Over 42 percent voting in Goa (Third Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) Over 42 percent ballotting was reported in Goa by noon Saturday to elect a 40-member assembly.North Goa district which reported 43.16 percent voting has 23 ... Read more...

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20 percent voting in first few hours in Goa (Second Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) Around 20 percent balloting was reported in Goa in the first two hours of elections to pick a 40-member assembly Saturday.North Goa district which reported ... Read more...

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Ponting, Clarke double centuries put Australia in command (Roundup)


January 25th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 25 (IANS) India made a poor start losing two early wickets after double centuries from Ricky Ponting and skipper Michael Clarke put Australia in command on the ... Read more...

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‘SAFF Cup for U-23 if seniors get 12 internationals’


December 12th, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) India striker Sunil Chettri said Sunday that the SAFF Cup football tournament should be made a under-23 affair only if the senior team is assured ... Read more...

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Federer clinches 70th career title at ATP Finals


November 28th, 2011 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Swiss legend Roger Federer clinched the 70th title in his career after outplaying Frenchman Jo- Wilfried Tsonga 6-3, 6-7(6) and 6-3 at the ATP World ... Read more...

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India’s Kanishtha Dhankhar out of Miss World 2012


November 7th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 6 (IANS) India's hope of winning the Miss World title for the sixth time came crashing down Sunday evening as Miss India World Kanishtha Dhankhar failed to ... Read more...

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Team bosses ask Hamilton and Massa to end feud


October 31st, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 31 (IANS) Bosses of McLaren and Ferrari have asked Lewis Hamilton and Felipe Massa to sort out their differences after they clashed for the sixth time in the ... Read more...

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Six-time ‘Raid’ winner in top gear again


October 10th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 10 (IANS) Suresh Rana, six-time winner and defending champion of Raid-de-Himalaya, one of the world's toughest off-road motor rallies beginning here Tuesday, will focus on preserving the vehicle ... Read more...

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Vidya Pillai extends reign as national snooker champion


July 25th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's Vidya Pillai extended her reign as the ladies National snooker champion with a comfortable 3-1 win against the inexperienced Arantxa Sanchis of Maharashtra in ... Read more...

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‘King of racers’ aims to conquer Mughal rally


June 23rd, 2011 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's Suresh Rana, or the 'king of racers' as he is popularly called, is aiming to conquer a motor rally that traverses through the historic ... Read more...

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Australia beat Pakistan via golden goal to win Azlan Shah Cup


May 16th, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Ipoh (Malaysia), May 15 (IANS) Chris Ciriello scored a golden goal in extra-time to see Australia beat Pakistan 3-2 in the Azlan Shah Cup hockey final and claim the trophy ... Read more...

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People have rested me: Karunanidhi


May 13th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) With the DMK routed in the 2011 assembly elections, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and the party's president M. Karunanidhi Friday said the people have given him ... Read more...

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Deepak Obhrai may be named to Canadian cabinet


May 12th, 2011 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 12 (IANS) With Indo-Canadians voting for the ruling Conservative Party in large numbers in this month's parliament elections, speculation has begun whether any Indian-origin MP will make it ... Read more...

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Klum, Seal take wedding vows for sixth time


May 10th, 2011 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) Supermodel Heidi Klum and singer Seal have renewed their wedding vows for the sixth time holding a ceremony in Florida.The couple marked their wedding anniversary ... Read more...

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Assembly polls: Tamil Nadu records 75 pc voting, Kerala 74 pc, Puducherry 83 pc


April 13th, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram/Puducherry, Apr 13 (ANI): An estimated 75 per cent of 4.7 crore electorate cast their votes in the elections to the 234-member Assembly in Tamil Nadu, around 74 per cent voters cast ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi hints at coalition government in Tamil Nadu


April 13th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr 13 (ANI): Expressing confidence about his party winning the Tamil Nadu Assembly polls, Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) president M Karunanidhi hinted at the possibility of the state having a coalition ... Read more...

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DMK most corrupt government: Jayalalithaa


April 13th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr 13 (ANI): Hitting out at the M. Karunanidhi-led Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) government, AIADMK supremo J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday described the DMK as the most corrupt government the state has ... Read more...

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Polling under way in Tamil Nadu (Lead)


April 13th, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 13 (IANS) Voters lined up outside polling booths across Tamil Nadu Wednesday as elections to choose a new 234-member assembly began.About 47 million people are eligible to exercise ... Read more...

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Dravidian land all set for battle for power (Curtain Raiser)


April 11th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 11 (IANS) Amid charges of big-time corruption, Tamil Nadu is set for assembly elections Wednesday, its result bound to cast a shadow on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's ... Read more...

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Britney Spears’ album tops the charts


April 7th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Britney Spears’ latest album “Femme Fatale” has sold almost 300,000 copies and moved to the top of the Billboard 200 chart. The album ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Emergency-like situation in Tamil Nadu: Karunanidhi


April 1st, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Erode (Tamil Nadu), March 31 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK chief M. Karunanidhi Thursday came down heavily on the Election Commission (EC), saying that an emergency-like situation was ... Read more...

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People will vote for good governance: Thangkabalu


March 30th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 30 (IANS) People in Tamil Nadu will vote for the DMK-led alliance for the good governance provided by the current government, state Congress president K.V. Thangkabalu said Wednesday.He ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi, wives declare Rs.43 crore assets; Jayalalithaa’s are Rs.64 crore


March 24th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi and his wives have declared assets worth Rs.43 crore while AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa has declared Rs.64 crore of ... Read more...

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DMK expands promise to give laptops to engineering students (Lead)


March 24th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 23 (IANS) DMK president and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Wednesday promised free laptops to all the first-year students of government-owned and government-aided professional colleges in the ... Read more...

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Pak registers thumping win against Windies to enter WC semifinal


March 23rd, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by ANI
Mirpur (Bangladesh), Mar. 23 (ANI): Pakistan beat West Indies by ten wickets at Sher-e-Bangla National stadium in Mirpur today to enter the semifinal of the 2011 World Cup.Openers Mohammad Hafeez and Kamran ... Read more...

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‘Spider-Man’ actress T.V. Carpio sidelined after injury


March 23rd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 23 (ANI): Actress T.V. Carpio will be out of Broadway's 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' for two to three weeks.According to BroadwayWorld.com, Carpio, who plays the mythical figure Arachne ... Read more...

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‘Spider-Man’ musical director Taymor to be replaced by McKinley


March 11th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 11 (ANI): Problem-plagued musical 'Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark' will now be directed by Philip William McKinley after the show's director, Julie Taymor, quit.Lead producers Michael Cohl and Jeremiah ... Read more...

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Congress workers await leaders in by-polls campaign


February 8th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 8 (IANS) The Congress is yet to field its top leaders in the campaign for by-elections to two Madhya Pradesh assembly seats Feb 14, where vote hunting has entered ... Read more...

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Dynasty rules in Madhya Pradesh by-polls


January 31st, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 31 (IANS) Both Bharatiya Janata Party and the Congress, the two main political parties in Madhya Pradesh, have chosen to field family members of the leaders of their respective ... Read more...

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