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Golden girl in Paralympic pool


September 5th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Boasting two gold medals and a new world record at the London Paralympics, the 17-year-old British swimmer Eleanor Simmonds has long held the limelight in the ... Read more...

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Science merges with art in laser tribute to Vivekananda


August 22nd, 2012 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, Aug 22 (IANS) Denver-based Manick Sorcar, son of the legendary magician P.C. Sorcar, has produced a laser documentary on Swami Vivekananda as a tribute to the revered saint on ... Read more...

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Sridevi 15 times beautiful, better actress now: RGV (Movie Snippets)


August 16th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma is so impressed with the trailer of "English Vinglish" that he is praising its lead actress Sridevi to the skies.Gauri ... Read more...

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Olympic flag arrives in Rio


August 14th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 14 (IANS) The Olympic flag has arrived here, marking the dawn of a new era in Rio de Janeiro's history.The flag landed on Brazilian soil for ... Read more...

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Standing ovation for Kallol, Pankaj and Nidhi at LFW finale


August 8th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) The grand finale at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter Festive was a surprising affair as young designers Kallol Datta and husband-wife duo Pankaj and Nidhi ... Read more...

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Olympics: North Korean weight-lifter breaks world record


July 31st, 2012 - 9:13 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) North Korea's Kim Un Guk broke the world record in men's 62 kg category weight-lifting on the way to win gold at the London Olympics Monday.Kim ... Read more...

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Olympic fencing: Epee gold for Ukraine’s Shemyakina


July 31st, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukrainian fencer Yana Shemyakina won gold in the individual epee Monday, beating reigning Olympic champion Britta Heidemann 9-8 in the final, after a competition marked ... Read more...

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Ruud Gullit enthralls Mohun Bagan crowd


July 30th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) It was a prized moment for several budding football players of the city who Sunday had an opportunity for a photo op with Dutch football legend ... Read more...

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Romney rejects same-sex marriage


May 13th, 2012 - 9:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 13 (IANS) Mitt Romney, the likely Republican candidate in this year's US presidential election, has rejected the legitimacy of same-sex marriage, BBC reported."Marriage is a relationship between ... Read more...

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Don Omar, Prince Royce big winners at Billboard Latin awards


April 28th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Miami, April 28 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican reggaeton star Don Omar and New York City-born Bachata singer Prince Royce stole the show at the Billboard Latin Music Awards, taking home ... Read more...

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Yuvraj lauds Farhan’s ‘Milkha’ look (Movie Snippets)


April 20th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who is recovering after treatment for cancer, has praised Farhan Akhtar's much-talked about look in "Bhaag Milkha Bhaag", based on ... Read more...

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Designers, not celebrities in focus at LFW (Rerview)


March 7th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Designers, creativity and the unsung heroes of the style world hogged the limelight at the just-concluded Lakme Fashion Week summer/resort 2012. The five-day event highlighted ... Read more...

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Rohit Bal’s grand finale gets standing ovation


March 7th, 2012 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) The grand finale of one of India's finest designers Rohit Bal at the Lakme Fashion Week was a memorable one. The designer did not want to ... Read more...

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Octavia Spencer wins best supporting actress


February 27th, 2012 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) Octavia Spencer was overwhelmed as her name was announced for best supporting actress winner's trophy at the 84th Academy Awards here for her role as ... Read more...

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‘Ensure regular vaccination to make India polio free’


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) With India marking it's first year without polio cases, the health ministry has called upon the nation to ensure regular polio vaccinations of children to ... Read more...

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Jolie in tears at movie screening


February 16th, 2012 - 5:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie ended up in tears following a standing ovation from the audience at a screening of her new movie "In The Land of ... Read more...

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Joe Walsh and Paul McCartney get standing ovation at the Grammy Awards


February 14th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Joe Walsh and Paul McCartney took the stage during Grammys and took the audience and television viewers down the memory lane. McCartney and Walsh who gave the ... Read more...

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Glen Campbell gives a great performance at the Grammys


February 14th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pop and country singer Glen Campbell gave his final performance at the Grammys last Sunday. The singer has been on a "goodbye tour" ever since he ... Read more...

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Foo Fighters win five Grammy Awards


February 13th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The band Foo Fighters were honored with five Grammy Awards during the event last Sunday. The event was shadowed by the passing of singing sensation Whitney ... Read more...

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Adele gets a standing ovation at the Grammy Awards


February 13th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Adele gave her first performance since last year when she took the stage at the Grammys last Sunday. The singer performed the track "Rolling in the ... Read more...

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Australia four wickets away from 4-0 whitewash of India (Roundup)


January 27th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 27 (IANS) India were Friday on the verge of suffering their second 0-4 whitewash in Test cricket in seven months with Australia four wickets away from a ... Read more...

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Golden Globe: Morgan Freeman honoured with DeMille award


January 16th, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) Veteran actor Morgan Freeman has been honoured with the prestigious Cecil B. DeMille award at the 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards here for his outstanding ... Read more...

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Emotional Hasina lauds Indian role in 1971 war


January 12th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 12 (IANS) It was an emotional moment for Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina here Thursday when she recollected how India, especially Tripura, had helped her country during ... Read more...

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Bangladesh keen on joint ventures with India: Hasina


January 12th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 12 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Thursday express her readiness to set up joint ventures, including power plants, in India and to boost trade and business ... Read more...

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Tripura varsity confers honorary doctorate on Hasina


January 12th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 12 (IANS) Indian Vice President Hamid Ansari Thursday conferred an honorary doctorate of Tripura University on Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina."I am extremely grateful to the university ... Read more...

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British athletes’ fathers feature as torch bearers


January 11th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 11 (IANS) Parents having played a big role in their children's sporting career will join in the London Olympic Torch Relay along with many of Britain's outstanding Olympians ... Read more...

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India lose Sehwag early, trail Australia by 415 (Second Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 5 (IANS) India lost opening batsman Virender Sehwag early and were 53 for one in the second innings, trailing Australia by 415 runs, at tea on the ... Read more...

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Tendulkar, Dravid hit half-centuries to lift India (Roundup)


December 27th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 27 (IANS) The fond hopes of Sachin Tendulkar's 100th international century were rudely cut short minutes before close of play on the second day of the first ... Read more...

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India lose openers early, trail Australia by 234 (Second Lead)


December 27th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 27 (IANS) A brisk half-century by Virender Shewag took India to 99 for two in the first innings, in reply to Australia's 333 at tea on the ... Read more...

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Anand not to lobby for Bharat Ratna


December 22nd, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 22 (IANS) World chess champion Viswanathan Anand Thursday endorsed the government's decision to consider sportspersons for the Bharat Ratna, the country's highest civilian award, but declined to ... Read more...

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Mark Chapman falls for Twitter prank


December 21st, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) BBC is being criticized for not properly vetting contents that viewers send on its shows after Radio 5 Live presenter Mark Chapman fell for the “I McHunt” ... Read more...

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Sidney Crosby welcomed heartily for game against Islanders


November 22nd, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pittsburgh, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The NHL has welcomed back one of its favorite sons – Sidney Crosby. The Penguins’ star received standing ovation when he stepped on to the ice for ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama booed at NASCAR race


November 21st, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The First Lady and the wife of the US vice president got a rude awakening last weekend when they were booed before the start of the ... Read more...

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Faith Hill launches her comeback single ‘Come Home’


November 10th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Faith Hill has started performing again. The country singer has not performed in five years but she did so at the CMA awards. The event which ... Read more...

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Andy Williams has bladder cancer


November 7th, 2011 - 6:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Singer Andy Williams says he is battling bladder cancer.The 83-year-old said this to the crowd during his show at the Moon River Theatre in Missouri, reports ... Read more...

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