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Cop suspended for stealing mobile phone (With Images)


August 19th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 19 (IANS) A policeman was suspended Sunday on the basis of CCTV footage that showed him stealing the mobile phone of a sales executive from an opticals shop ... Read more...

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New timings for ‘Change of Guard’ ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan


August 16th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Citizens desirous of watching the ceremonial 'Change of Guard' at the Rashtrapati Bhavan every Saturday will now have to reach the venue at 9 ... Read more...

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The Indian voice heard at London Olympics (With Images)


August 3rd, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) From Bollywood to the 2012 London Olympics, it's been quite a long jump for Jaspreet Jasz, the writer and singer of "Nimma nimma hans de ... Read more...

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Opening ceremony a warm-up act for Games: Danny Boyle


July 28th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Danny Boyle, the mastermind behind the grand opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics, says the spectacle was a "warm-up" act for the Games.The Oscar-winning ... Read more...

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New Barbie dolls for Olympics 2012


July 26th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Mattel Toys India has launched new editions of the "Barbie I Can Be" range of dolls to commemorate the entire female contingent for Olympics 2012, a ... Read more...

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‘India-Pakistan series bigger than Ashes’


July 17th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 17 (IANS) Praising the efforts of the two countries' cricket boards in reviving bilateral series, former Pakistan skipper and all-rounder Shahid Afridi said the popularity of India-Pakistan ... Read more...

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Human dominoes smash Guinness World Record


July 16th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) More than 1,000 volunteers in China have set the record for the world’s biggest human dominoes. Most of the volunteers described themselves as lovers of dominoes. In ... Read more...

Posted in World |

We can’t afford bigness of Hollywood films: Rakesh Roshan


July 5th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Filmmaker Rakesh Roshan promises to offer the best stunts and action in his superhero flick "Krrish 3", but admits they can't compete with Hollywood's technologically ... Read more...

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Transit of Venus marred in Kerala


June 6th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 6 (IANS) The rare celestial phenomenon of Venus transiting the sun turned out to be a no-show in Kerala as the monsoon rains took centrestage, leaving hundreds of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

‘Cabin In The Woods’ - intense commentary on human insensitivity (IANS Movie Review)


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Cabin In The Woods"; Cast: Kristen Connolly, Chris Hemsworth, Anna Hutchison; Director: Drew Goddard; Rating ****One of the best ways to be unconventional is to take the conventional route. And ... Read more...

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Congress says BJP is divided


May 25th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Congress attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday, saying it looked a splintered group."Looked from a distance, the BJP presents the spectacle of ... Read more...

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Himalaya Optical ties up with Tom Davies


May 11th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 11 (IANS) Optical and eye care retail chain Himalaya Optical Friday announced its tie-up with London-based acclaimed spectacle designer Tom Davies.The made-to-order collection will be available through ... Read more...

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Daredevils can spring nasty surprise: Bayliss


April 5th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) Conceding that even a depleted Delhi Daredevils side was capable of springing a "nasty surprise", Kolkata Knight Riders coach Travor Bayliss said Wednesday the ... Read more...

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Amid Srinagar’s tulips, Omar confident of peaceful summer (With Images)


March 29th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 29 (IANS) Hoping for a peaceful summer like last year, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Thursday said unless militants abjured violence, incidents like the killing ... Read more...

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Barlow to find stars for Diamond Jubilee acts


February 29th, 2012 - 7:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) Singer Gary Barlow is being sent to America by Princes William and Harry to talk with US music stars P. Diddy and Kanye West for ... Read more...

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Alesha Dixon gets proposed by Takomborerwa Mnzarura during BGT


February 21st, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Studio audience attendees say Britain’s Got Talent judge Alesha Dixon looked uncomfortable when she got a proposal from an unlikely place – one of the contestants of ... Read more...

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Fake flying people stun New York City residents


January 31st, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The “flying people” that have been spotted in the skyline of New York City over the last couple of weeks are meant for publicity stunt. Huffington ... Read more...

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Karat assails Mamata regime over ‘misrule’, farmers’ suicides


January 20th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 20 (IANS) CPI-M general secretary Prakash Karat Friday lambasted the eight-month old Mamata Banerjee regime in West Bengal for being "extremely intolerant to criticism" and for its ... Read more...

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After years, icicles delight people in Shimla


January 11th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 11 (IANS) Icicles have finally appeared in this Himachal Pradesh capital after many years, bringing alive good old memories for the locals and conjuring up a delightful spectacle ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Tsunami’s 7th anniversary observed in Tamil Nadu


December 26th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 26 (IANS) People of Akkaraipettai and Keechankuppam in Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam district Monday observed the seventh anniversary of the fateful day of Dec 26, 2004, when a tsunami ... Read more...

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Scherzinger to pay homage to Pussycat Dolls


December 18th, 2011 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Singer Nicole Scherzinger will "pay homage" to Pussycat Dolls during her forthcoming solo tour."The tour is not going to be as big a spectacle as ... Read more...

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Preparation for Test series against India will be ideal: Ponting


December 17th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 17 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting, who is struggling with form, said his preparation for the Boxing Day Test against India will be the best but admitted ... Read more...

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I was an Ugly Betty: Huntington-Whiteley


November 24th, 2011 - 8:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) Model-actress Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, who is considered as one of the sexiest women in the world, has revealed she was an "Ugly Betty" as a teenager.The 24-year-old ... Read more...

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Guardiola praises Bilbao after ‘epic’ in San Mames


November 7th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 7 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola Monday praised both sides after watching Barcelona scrape a 2-2 draw in an epic game of football away to Athletic Club ... Read more...

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Fiery chinar leaves lend magic to Kashmir (Feature)


November 3rd, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 3 (IANS) As autumn, the golden yellow season of Kashmir, draws to a close, the majestic chinar trees are at their fiery best. Their crimson coloured leaves - ... Read more...

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Performance artist Marni Kotak to give birth in front of audience


October 25th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Performance artist Marni Kotak plans to have her first child in front of complete strangers. The 36-year-old is due to give birth in a few weeks ... Read more...

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Johar, Bahl to present Van Heusen India Men’s Week finale


August 20th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The grand finale of the third edition of Van Heusen India Men's Week (VHIMW) is going to witness immaculate, well-tailored garments from filmmaker Karan ... Read more...

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UFO seen over London?


June 27th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Five circular discs of light emerged from behind a cloud in broad daylight in London, flew for some time and then dashed back where they came ... Read more...

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Rare celestial spectacle awaits skygazers


June 24th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) A rare celestial spectacle awaits skygazers Monday when a newly-found asteroid - 2011-MD - will pass between 10,000-12,000 km above earth, a scientist said Friday. It ... Read more...

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Delhiites set to witness darkest lunar eclipse


June 15th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Some will visit the Nehru Planetarium while others will arm themselves with telescopes and take their places on their terraces -- Delhiites are all set ... Read more...

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India to witness darkest lunar eclipse Wednesday


June 14th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) India will Wednesday witness the darkest lunar eclipse of this century with an expected duration of 100 minutes, considered by astronomy institutions to be one ... Read more...

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India to witness darkest lunar eclipse June 15


June 3rd, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) The darkest total lunar eclipse of this century, which will be visible throughout India, will occur June 15, an official of the Nehru Centre said here ... Read more...

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UK racecourse to create history with ban on jockeys using whips


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 22 (ANI): Towcester, the small rural racecourse in Northamptonshire, will make racing history in October by becoming the first of Britain's 60 tracks to ban the use of whips by ... Read more...

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Towcester racecourse to ban jockeys from using whips


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 22 (ANI): Towcester, the small rural racecourse in Northamptonshire, will make racing history in October by becoming the first of Britain's 60 tracks to ban the use of whips by ... Read more...

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Younis rejects reports that he is angry with PCB


April 21st, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Younis Khan rejected reports that he is 'angry' over the cricket board's decision to overlook him for the tour of West Indies which ... Read more...

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