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Bollywood incomplete without Salman: Kareena


September 18th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Salman Khan is on the brink of completing a silver jubilee in Bollywood, and actress Kareena Kapoor says the industry is incomplete without him."I think we ... Read more...

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Kerala officials to get extra bonus for hooch seizure


September 17th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 17 (IANS) The Kerala government in its efforts to see that no spurious liquor reaches toddy shops in the state has decided to reward officials with 10 percent ... Read more...

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Rachel and Paul Chandler set sail again


September 11th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Paul and Rachel Chandler have put behind the ordeal they suffered under the hands of Somali pirates and decided to set sail again. The two have ... Read more...

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Helen Hunt loves good storylines


September 10th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Hollywood actress Helen Hunt is a fan of good storyline and will do most things on camera if the role requires it.The 49-year-old spends most of ... Read more...

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Bengal school vice-principal held for caning students


September 6th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 5 (IANS) Going against the grain of the Teachers Day spirit, the vice principal of a West Bengal school Wednesday caned seven students, causing head injuries to some ... Read more...

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Kareena cruises on stardom in Dubai (With Image)


September 4th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 4 (IANS) True to the glamorous spirit of their film "Heroine", actress Kareena Kapoor, director Madhur Bhandarkar and producer Siddharth Roy Kapur held a stylish and glitzy ... Read more...

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Pass or fail - the motto of ‘Sur Kshetra’


August 31st, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Either 'pass or fail' seems to be the motto of 'Sur Kshetra', a musical reality show which will be aired on Colors and Sahara One ... Read more...

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Festivities peak on Thiru Onam


August 29th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 29 (IANS) Onam festivities have peaked in Kerala, with Thiru Onam celebrated Wednesday.Thiru Onam is the most important day for Keralites in the nearly week-long festival.The most important ... Read more...

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ICC president congratulates India U-19 side


August 27th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 27 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) president Alan Isaac Monday congratulated the Indian team for winning the U-19 World Cup for the third time Sunday in Australia."It ... Read more...

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China to formulate five-year anti-corruption plan


August 22nd, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) China will implement a five-year plan to eliminate corruption after the upcoming national congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), a senior official said.He Guoqiang, ... Read more...

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Sonu Nigam gets choosy


August 18th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) Popular singer Sonu Nigam, who has sung several hit tracks in Bollywood, says he has become choosy with the kind of songs he wants to sing ... Read more...

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Jenny McCarthy splits from boyfriend


August 17th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 17 (IANS) Model-comedian Jenny McCarthy has split from Brian Urlacher just after four months of dating."Brian and I have decided to turn our romance into an ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga feels her best


August 16th, 2012 - 7:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga feels she has got her "spirit" back after being "betrayed" for the past 12 months by those closest to her.The "Born This ... Read more...

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Need second freedom struggle against hunger and disease: President


August 14th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The nation needs a second freedom struggle to ensure that India is free forever from hunger, disease and poverty, President Pranab Mukherjee said Tuesday."We ... Read more...

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Olympics: Obama congratulates Cameron on success


August 13th, 2012 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Sunday called British Prime Minister David Cameron to congratulate him on the success of the London Olympics."President Obama called Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Pakistanis outraged as Pizza Hut scraps Ramadan offer


August 8th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Pizza Hut has sparked outrage in Pakistan after it withdrew a popular Ramadan offer, the Daily Mail reported Wednesday.The fast food chain has withdrawn the all-you-can-eat ... Read more...

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Morrissey’s comments on Olympics raise a buzz


August 6th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Morrissey is comparing the London 2012 Olympics to the Nazi Germany. He says that the enthusiasm that the people of Great Britain have for their Olympics team ... Read more...

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71 years old Hiroshi Hoketsu is the oldest competitor at the London Olympics


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world was caught by surprise when they experience a rare occasion in the London 2012 Olympic Games. It all happened on Thursday when Hiroshi Hoketsu one ... Read more...

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Designer brings spirit of Mexico alive at LFW


August 3rd, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Designer Pia Pauro tried to bring the spirit and feel to Mexico to Mumbai through her fashion show at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2012 ... Read more...

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President greets nation on Raksha Bandhan


August 1st, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, which will be celebrated across north India Thursday."On the occasion of ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia threatens to quit Olympics


July 27th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has threatened to withdraw from the Olympics unless a female judo athlete was allowed to wear her headscarf in competition, The Telegraph reported Friday.The ... Read more...

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Briton jailed for bomb threat


July 25th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A 48-year-old Briton, who burst into a driving school and threatened to blow up the institute after failing a driving test twice, has been sentenced to ... Read more...

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Will rise above partisan interests: President Pranab


July 25th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee in his first speech after his swearing-in said he would in keeping with his high office strive to rise above partisan ... Read more...

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Sarah hit by stone during film promotion


July 24th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Actress Sarah Jane Dias was "ashamed" after a crowd member pelted a stone at her face, during a promotional event of her forthcoming film ... Read more...

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Political leaders without spines, says Mamata on Facebook


July 7th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) The number of "so-called political leaders having no spines" is growing, a post on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's Facebook profile said Saturday.The post ... Read more...

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Lokomotiv lacked spirit: Bilic


July 5th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Recently appointed Lokomotiv Moscow coach Slaven Bilic said Wednesday the team's weak character was to blame for the poor results at the end of the ... Read more...

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Sanath, Madhuri do a Sri Lankan jig (With Images)


June 30th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit matched steps with legendary cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya as they grooved together to popular Sri Lankan dance form Baila on the dance ... Read more...

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MJ’s spirit haunts his LA mansion


June 25th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) He died three years ago, but King of Pop Michael Jackson's spirit is said to be haunting his Los Angeles mansion, according to neighbours.Neighbours ... Read more...

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Russia tells US envoy to tone down comments


May 30th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US ambassador to Russia should remain diplomatic in his public comments and not jeopardise his country's ties with Russia, a Russian presidential aide said."The ... Read more...

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Four die in Andhra after consuming moonshine


May 11th, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 11 (IANS) Four people died Friday after consuming moonshine in Vijayawada town of Andhra Pradesh, police said.According to police, two others are stated to be in critical conditions. ... Read more...

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Keep up the spirit: Hillary tells NGOs


May 6th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Sunday met representatives of a number of non-government organisations working towards preventing human trafficking and offered help to them while ... Read more...

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President forgoes post-retirement accommodation in Pune


April 27th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will forgo her post-retirement accommodation in Pune following allegations of land grabbing and "misgivings" continuing to persist "despite clarifications" being made, ... Read more...

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Gomez named ambassador of Seacrest’s charity


April 22nd, 2012 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Singer-actress Selena Gomez has been appointed ambassador of "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest's charity foundation.Seacrest announced the news on his Los Angeles radio show. He ... Read more...

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Joyce Banda sworn in as Malawi president


April 8th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lilongwe, April 8 (IANS) Malawi Vice President Joyce Banda has been sworn in as the country's president following the death of president Mutharika Thursday due to a cardiac arrest.In her ... Read more...

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Kejriwal renews attack on ‘criminal’ MPs


March 30th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, March 30 (IANS) Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal, who faces a privilege motion from the Lok Sabha, reiterated Friday that parliament's "tendency to induct criminal MPs" was increasing."A total ... Read more...

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