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Slim chance of US slipping back into recession: Buffett


June 6th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) The possibility of the US economy sliding back to recession is very small despite the fragile economic recovery, US billionaire investor Warren Buffett said here.The US ... Read more...

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British teen comes alive after being brain dead


April 25th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) A teenager declared brain dead by four doctors in Britain made a miraculous recovery after his emotive parents requested medics for a second opinion moments before ... Read more...

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Telecom firms readying for legal battle


February 5th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) A battery of legal luminaries has been hired by affected telecom firms, many of whom have tied up with international giants, to chart the next ... Read more...

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China’s Purchasing Managers’ Index falls in November


December 1st, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 1 (IANS) China's Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), a preliminary indicator of the country's manufacturing activity, dropped to 49 percent in November, indicating contraction for the first time since ... Read more...

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Somdev’s strained shoulder makes him doubtful for reverse singles


September 17th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 17 (IANS) India's slim chance of putting it across Japan in the Davis Cup World Group play-off received a jolt with their No.1 Somdev Devvarman nursing a ... Read more...

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Elephant hit by train dies, another very critical


July 1st, 2011 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri (West Bengal), July 1 (IANS) One of the two elephants hit by a train in West Bengal late last month died Friday, following multi-organ failure, an official said.The two ... Read more...

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CPI-M reports predict losses in West Bengal, Kerala


May 10th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) seems resigned to losing power in West Bengal and Kerala -- after studying reports from its units in ... Read more...

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LiLo fuming over jail sentence, says pal


April 24th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 24 (ANI): Hollywood star Lindsay Lohan is reportedly 'upset' about her jail sentence in connection with a 2,500 dollars necklace theft case.The actress returned to Lynwood Jail on Friday ... Read more...

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World Cup: Canada hope to win battle of evens


March 6th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Canada skipper Ashish Bagai is hoping to win the "game of spin" against Kenya Monday and open their account in the 2011 World Cup.Canada has ... Read more...

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Is Google going to takeover Groupon?


November 22nd, 2010 - 11:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mountain View, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a buzz in the air that Google is planning to takeover the online discount service Groupon. According to reports by Bloomberg, Groupon has ... Read more...

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Harry Potter wants a break for the Ashes


November 11th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 11 (ANI): Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is dreaming of spending Christmas in Australia so that he can watch England win the Ashes."We are going to beat you. I'm ... Read more...

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Seychelles shuttler a close friend of Saina Nehwal


October 1st, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) Juliette Ah-Wan, a badminton player from the tiny island of Seychelles and India's star player Saina Nehwal share a close bond on the professional circuit.Juliette and ... Read more...

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Rapper 50 Cent registers as a bone marrow donor


August 9th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hip-hop rapper and businessman 50 Cent is not as bad as he may seem, he has a humane side as well. The rapper turned ... Read more...

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Six die, 18 missing in China mud-rock flow


July 27th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 18 remained missing after a mud-rock flow hit a mountain village in China's Shaanxi province, authorities said Tuesday. The rain-triggered mud-rock ... Read more...

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Chance to survive ‘dim’ for 100 buried in China landslide


June 29th, 2010 - 5:49 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 29 (IANS) About 107 people from 38 families had a "slim" chance to survive after being buried by a rainstorm-triggered landslide Monday afternoon in southwest China's Guizhou Province, officials said. The ... Read more...

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Ex Garuda: Indian fighter jets excel in asset protection mission in France


June 24th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Marseille (France), June 24 (ANI): Indian fighter jet SU-30MKIs have excelled in high value air borne asset protection and busting missions in the Exercise Garuda 2010 being held at the Istres ... Read more...

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Garuda a ‘milestone’ in India-French defence cooperation


June 23rd, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) A 12-day joint aerial exercise between the Indian, French and Singaporean air forces, currently underway at the Istres Air Base in the South of France and ... Read more...

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Injured Ledley King to stay back with England team


June 16th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 16 (ANI): Tottenham Hotspur defender Ledley King could be fit for England's final Group C match after scans revealed only a slight damage to his adductor muscle in his groin.The ... Read more...

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Pakistan fumbles in a last-ball thriller against Black Caps (Lead)


May 9th, 2010 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), May 8 (IANS) Salman Butt produced a sensational knock but Pakistan fell short by one run in a last-ball thriller against New Zealand to go down in their second ... Read more...

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Stapled paper visa stops Arunachal shooter from flying to China


April 16th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Commonwealth Games gold medallist pistol shooter Pemba Tamang was stopped from boarding a flight here to Beijing for the World Cup by immigration officials as his passport had ... Read more...

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Toyota to recall 13,000 cars in South Korea


April 6th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, April 6 (DPA) Japanese carmaker Toyota Motor Corp said Tuesday it was to recall 13,000 vehicles in South Korea, following an order by the Transportation Ministry. Hisao Nakabayashi, the head of ... Read more...

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Korea in danger of missing World Cup semi-finals


March 6th, 2010 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy and Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The woes of the Asian teams continued as Korea followed India and Pakistan to the brink of missing the semi-final cut even ... Read more...

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Lot at stake for India against England (Lead) (Preview)


March 5th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) After losing two successive matches by a staggering 2-5 margin, India should not only strive to seize the slim chance of making the semi-finals, ... Read more...

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England drub Pakistan 5-2 to close in on semi-final berth (Lead)


March 4th, 2010 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Sirshendu Panth New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) England played a disciplined game to continue their relentless march towards the semi-final berth Thursday with a 5-2 triumph over Pakistan, who now look perilously ... Read more...

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Frank Gore’s Stupendous Performance Dashes Arizona Cardinals’ Hopes


December 16th, 2009 - 1:36 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez San Francisco, Dec 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Arizona Cardinals missed a golden opportunity of clinching the NFC crown, as San Francisco 49ers put up a stupendous performance- thereby defeating the Cardinals ... Read more...

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Indian challenge in World snooker is over


November 23rd, 2009 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Hyderabad, Nov 23 (IANS) Igor Figueiredo of Brazil snuffed out the last of Indian challenge in the ONGC-IBSF World Snooker Championship when he zipped past a distracted Kamal Chawla 6-1 ... Read more...

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Slim chance of Akhtar returning to international cricket: Butt


November 20th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov.20 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt has said there is slim possibility of controversial fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar returning to international cricket."Shoaib is already 34, and with ... Read more...

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India beat West Indies, but out of Champions Trophy (Lead)


October 1st, 2009 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Oct 1 (IANS) India defeated West Indies by seven wickets in their last Group A match here Wednesday, but the win came little too late for them as Australia's tense ... Read more...

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Rain spoils India’s semi-final hopes in Champions Trophy (Lead)


September 29th, 2009 - 2:25 am ICT by IANS
Centurion, Sep 28 (IANS) Heavy rains spoiled India's hopes of making it to the semi-finals of the Champions Trophy after their must-win Group A match against defending champions Australia was called ... Read more...

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Sheethal upsets Isha to enter ITF tournament quarters


September 16th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Bangalore's Sheethal Goutham fought back from a set down to beat fourth-seeded Isha Lakhani 4-6, 6-4, 6-2 and enter the quarter-finals of the $10,000 International Tennis Federation ... Read more...

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Durand Cup: Mohun Bagan demolish ONGC 5-1


September 16th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Riding on a brace each from Surkumar Singh and Edeh Chidi, Mohun Bagan demolished ONGC 5-1 in their opening quarter final league match of the 122nd Durand ... Read more...

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Oz pacer Clark under consideration for fourth Ashes test


August 6th, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Yorkshire (UK), Aug.6 (ANI): Australian fast bowler Stuart Clark is being strongly considered for the critical fourth Ashes Test.According to a Fox Sports report, skipper Ricky Ponting has hinted that the tourists ... Read more...

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Indian-origin minister tipped to be European Commissioner: report


June 29th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) A powerful Indian-origin minister is likely to be appointed the next European Commissioner from Britain, a newspaper reported Monday. Shriti Vadera, an ex-banker who is now a minister ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

The historical truth behind the NBA lottery


May 20th, 2009 - 11:09 pm ICT by GD
From the time, Patrick Ewing was landed by the New York Knicks in the first ever NBA lottery, accusations have been made that the NBA lottery being rigged. The reason behind the ... Read more...

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Two year ban for Asif likely as he faces three-man tribunal


January 24th, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.24 (ANI): Banned Pakistani fast bowler Mohammad Asif could be facing a two year ban from all forms of cricket when he faces a three-man tribunal hearing into the drug ... Read more...

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