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Pilot killed in US air show crash


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 2 (IANS) A plane performing at an air show in the US crashed and exploded, killing the pilot in front of thousands of spectators, CNN reported Sunday.The crash ... Read more...

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Balki jealous of wife Gauri


August 14th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) His directorial debut starred Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, but still R. Balki is jealous of his wife Gauri Shinde for working with Sridevi and choosing ... Read more...

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Olympic spectators treated to Cathedral of Sewage


August 13th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Greenway, is a renovated pathway was where the Olympic fans were after watching Usain Bolt sprint to glory and also Michael Phelps take his record breaking bow ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha airs concern over Pakistan Hindus’ plight


August 13th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Lok Sabha members across political divide Monday expressed concern over the plight of minority Hindus in Pakistan and urged the government to spell out ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Cycling spectator arrested for not smiling


August 10th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the London Olympic Games a man was recently arrested by the police for his suspicious attitude. It all started out when the man was spotted walking ... Read more...

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Marcelinho an Olympic rookie at 37


July 16th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 16 (IANS) He may be at an age when most elite athletes have retired, but Brazilian basketballer Marcelinho's Olympic career is only just beginning.The 37-year-old will ... Read more...

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Britain launches ‘instant justice’ for Olympics offenders


June 26th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) People who commit offences linked to the Olympics Games will be put in court within 24 hours under a "instant justice" initiated by the Crown Prosecution ... Read more...

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Controversies not new for Pomersbach


May 18th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Australian crickter Luke Pomersbach, who was arrested here Thursday for allegedly molesting an American woman, has had a controversial past. Back home, he has been ... Read more...

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Verdasco stuns Nadal in Madrid Open


May 11th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 11 (IANS) Fernando Verdasco, seeded 15th, produced the biggest shock of the competition as he beat Rafael Nadal 6-3, 3-6, 7-5 to reach the quarter-finals of the ... Read more...

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Coe hails Olympic test events a success


May 10th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 10 (IANS) London Organising Committee of the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) president Sebastian Coe hailed the 'London Prepares' series a success as the final London 2012 ... Read more...

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UP Police issued notice over woman’s death


April 30th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS)) The National Human Rights Commission Monday issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh Police for remaining a meek spectator to the death of an old woman's ... Read more...

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Left Front blames Mamata government for Terai-Dooars violence


April 26th, 2012 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 26 (IANS) West Bengal's opposition Left Front (LF) Wednesday blamed the recent unrest in the Terai-Dooars region in the state's northern part to the "undue haste" of ... Read more...

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Thin crowd at Eden Gardens for KKR match


April 13th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 13 (IANS) After witnessing a near-packed house during home team Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) opening Indian Premier League game April 5, the roar at the Eden Gardens was ... Read more...

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Curfew imposed in Andhra town


March 30th, 2012 - 10:29 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 30 (IANS) Communal violence broke out in Sangareddy town of Andhra Pradesh, forcing the police to clamp indefinite curfew.Twenty people were injured and several shops were set ... Read more...

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A dignified genius, say Manna’s contemporaries


February 27th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Sailen Manna's contemporaries Monday hailed the legendary Indian footballer as one who combined on-field toughness of a defender with dignity and ability to intimidate the opponents ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Italy’s Nanni Moretti named Cannes president


January 21st, 2012 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
Cannes, Jan 21 (IANS/AKI) Italian director Nanni Moretti has been named president of the jury at the 65th Cannes Film Festival to be held in May."As a spectator, fortunately I ... Read more...

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Scandal brews, Tripura orders probe against senior cop


January 20th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 20 (IANS) The alleged presence of a widow in the official residence of Tripura's additional director general of police has led to controversy, forcing the government to probe ... Read more...

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Historic SCG to get $186 million facelift


January 3rd, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 3 (IANS) The hostoric Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) currently hosting its 100th Test is all set to get a $186 million facelift and will don a new look ... Read more...

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Kerala scheming to convert Tamil Nadu into a desert: Karunanidhi


December 12th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 12 (IANS) DMK president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi Monday alleged that Kerala is trying to convert the state into a "Sahara Desert" by enacting ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Centre silent on misdeeds of Omar government: PDP


November 15th, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 15 (IANS) The main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Tuesday hit out at Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah charging him with spending all his time in ... Read more...

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John Daly storms out of Australian Open


November 10th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 10 (IANS) Temperamental American golfer John Daly walked out after putting a series of balls in the water in the disastrous 11th hole during the opening round of ... Read more...

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English theatre is waning: Rajit Kapoor


November 8th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 8 (IANS) Organisers giving more emphasis on staging plays in regional languages is gradually causing English theatre to wane, according to eminent theatre personality and actor Rajit Kapoor."English ... Read more...

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Formula One will broaden scope of sports in India: Ganguly


October 20th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Indian cricket skipper Sourav Ganguly is gung-ho about the inaugural Formula One Indian Grand Prix and feels it will be a big leap in broadening ... Read more...

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Ramadoss fumes at Godfrey Phillips


September 8th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) Former union health minister Anbumani Ramadoss Thursday charged cigarette maker Godfrey Phillips Ltd of disrespecting the country as well as violating law pertaining to cigarette ... Read more...

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Powell eyes London Olympics to end title drought


August 28th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Daegu (South Korea), Aug 28 (IANS/CMC) Luckless Jamaican sprinter Asafa Powell knows that at age 28 he may have squandered his last real chance at a World Championship title, but he ... Read more...

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Congress neck deep in corruption: Maneka Gandhi


August 25th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bareilly, Aug 25 (IANS) Flaying the Congress party and its general secretary Rahul Gandhi, who is also her late husband's nephew, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Maneka Gandhi accused ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

2,000 farmers set off to Delhi to back Anna


August 25th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 25 (IANS) Some 2,000 farmers from Uttar Pradesh are headed to New Delhi in support of the fasting Anna Hazare, the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) said Thursday."BKU supports ... Read more...

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Stuntman Todd Green dies in a deadly stunt


August 23rd, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Michigan, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A stuntman died instantly when he tried a dangerous move. The 48-year-old man tried to grab a helicopter that was flying just above a biplane that he ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Stunt pilot dies in Kansas City


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kansas City, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A stunt pilot was killed instantly when his plane came flying downwards. The accident happened at the downtown Kansas City air show but the Missouri Department ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

25 percent of CWG tickets were unsold: CAG


August 6th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) While thousands of people were not able to get tickets for the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG), the report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) ... Read more...

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No inherent contradiction between growth, inflation: Mukherjee


August 4th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee sought to assure parliament Thursday that all possible steps were being taken to tacle price rise, and said there was ... Read more...

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Prior felt ’stupid’ over broken Lord’s window


June 10th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) England wicketkeeper Matt Prior said he felt "stupid" for smashing a dressing-room window during the Lord's Test against Sri Lanka but dismissed it as a "freak" ... Read more...

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Gadkari writes to PM over Ramdev’s fast


May 31st, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to "intervene and accept" Baba Ramdev's demands as the yoga ... Read more...

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Dismantling of toxic ships in Gujarat worries apex court


May 25th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday expressed concern over the environmental impact of dismantling and recycling of foreign ships carrying radioactive material and other toxic wastes ... Read more...

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Naseer breaks his own rule, promotes son Imaad’s movie


May 13th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Naseeruddin Shah is doing for his son's career what he has never done for his own. Lending his presence at strategic places to promote his elder ... Read more...

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