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Football fans give Nehru Cup a miss


August 24th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Unrelenting rain gods and lack of star attraction has persuaded the football fans of the city to give the Nehru Cup a miss.Three consecutive days ... Read more...

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Sunburn heads to Sri Lanka


August 16th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Sunburn Festival, Asia's popular music fest, is set to make its debut in Sri Lanka this year. Grammy award-winning DJ Afro Jack will be ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton’s dress rakes in 10 million in ticket sales


July 19th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Buckingham Palace has announced that Kate Middleton’s wedding gown became the star attraction during last year’s exhibition at the palace. The Sarah Burton bridal gown attracted ... Read more...

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World Champion Ayouri to play in Chennai snooker event


June 16th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) Hossein Vafei Ayouri from Iran, the current IBSF World champion and Asian Under-21 title holder, will be the star attraction along with Indian champion Aditya Mehta ... Read more...

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Katy Perry goes desi for maiden India performance


April 4th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 3 (IANS) International pop icon Katy Perry went desi chic with a blingy choli, maang tika and bindis for her maiden performance in India at the star-studded ... Read more...

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Tendulkar is incomparable (Tribute)


March 16th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
For years in Australia, they compared any young batsman of some class with Sir Donald Bradman and that became a curse for the young man. In the case of Sachin ... Read more...

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Garcia Bernal takes spotlight at Colombia film fest


February 26th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Cartagena (Colombia), Feb 26 (IANS/EFE) Mexican actor, director and producer Gael Garcia Bernal was a star attraction here among cinema lovers at the Cartagena Film Festival.The actor who played Che ... Read more...

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Voters queue up early in Mulayam bastion


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mainpuri/Firozabad (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 23 (IANS) Long queues of voters were seen at polling booths in Mainpuri and Firozabad districts in the fifth round of the seven-phased Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Northeeast trade forum wants Sumo wrestling in Olympics


February 15th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 15 (IANS) Indian state Assam is soon to join the league of countries demanding inclusion of Sumo wrestling in the Olympic Games.A leading trade forum based in ... Read more...

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Dead tiger to be stuffed, put on display at Honduran zoo


February 2nd, 2012 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Tegucigalpa, Feb 2 (IANS/EFE) A Bengal tiger donated by a Mexican circus to the Tegucigalpa zoo last year was put down after sustaining a hip injury. It will now be ... Read more...

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Fresh shadow on Rushdie’s address after protests (Second Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) The flip-flop continues. A much awaited video address by controversial author Salman Rushdie at the Jaipur Literature Festival Tuesday afternoon came under a cloud again following ... Read more...

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Rushdie to address lit fest after all(Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) Controversial author Salman Rushdie is all set to address the Jaipur Literature Festival via videolink Tuesday afternoon, with festival organiser Sanjoy Roy saying the issue had ... Read more...

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Rushdie to address lit fest via videolink


January 24th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) Salman Rushdie would be addressing the Jaipur Literature Festival via videolink Tuesday afternoon, festival organiser Sanjoy Roy announced as speculation swirled on whether the controversial author ... Read more...

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Uncertainty looms over Rushdie’s video address (Lead)


January 23rd, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur/New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The much-touted video address by Salman Rushdie on the concluding day of the Jaipur Literary Festival Tuesday hangs in the balance as the Rajasthan ... Read more...

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Warner will thrive under heavy workload


January 19th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 19 (IANS) Australian cricket's latest poster boy David Warner's heavy workload in all the three forms of the game is a not a concern for Cricket Australia (CA).Warner ... Read more...

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Peace is the message - 400,000 flowers the medium


January 19th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 19 (IANS) A 30-ft Buddhist stupa made of 400,000 flowers, including 150,000 roses, to convey the message of peace will be the star attraction at the Bangalore flower ... Read more...

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Hazare supporters observe fast in Chennai (Lead)


December 27th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 27 (IANS) Three-year-old Rasika is the star attraction at Raghavendra Kalyana Mandapam marriage hall here, venue for the protest fast being organised by the Chennai chapter of ... Read more...

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25 people fast in Chennai for Hazare


December 27th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 27 (IANS) Three-year-old Rasika is the star attraction at Raghavendra Kalyana Mandapam here, venue for the protest fast being organised from Tuesday by the Chennai chapter of ... Read more...

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Panasonic sign up Anirban Lahiri as ambassador


September 24th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shiga (Japan), Sep 24 (IANS) Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri received a welcome boost ahead of his campaign at this week's Asia-Pacific Panasonic Open when it was announced that Panasonic has ... Read more...

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Delirious Kolkata welcomes cheerful Messi


September 1st, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) Over 2,000 delirious soccer lovers gave sleep the miss as they danced, cried and shouted slogans near the airport eulogising football magician Lionel Messi, who spent ... Read more...

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Sushma’s conspicuous absence at Reddy function (Lead)


August 12th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary, Aug 12 (IANS) It was a disappointment for the Reddy brothers, mining barons and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) loyalists from Karnataka when the senior BJP leader they acknowledge ... Read more...

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Sushma gives wealth goddess festival a miss


August 12th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary, Aug 12 (IANS) For the rags-to-riches or rather bicycle-to-choppers Reddy brothers of Karnataka, this year's festival of Hindu wealth goddess 'Lakshmi' Friday lacked lustre.Missing at the 'Varamahalakshmi Pooja' ... Read more...

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Photo of Billy the Kid fetches $2.3 mn at auction


June 27th, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS/EFE) A photograph taken about 130 years ago in which the legendary gunslinger Billy the Kid poses looking at the camera and leaning a little stiffly on ... Read more...

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SLC hopes to convince BCCI to allow participation of Indian cricketers (Lead)


June 19th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 19 (IANS) Surprised and hurt, the Sri Lankan cricket board said Sunday that it will take up with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) the ... Read more...

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Catherine’s wedding gown to go on display


June 7th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) The wedding gown of Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge will be displayed in Buckingham Palace.The wedding outfit, which was designed by Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen, ... Read more...

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Quiet dinner, promises mark UPA-II’s second anniversary


May 22nd, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Amid allegations of a host of scams and charges of graft against some key members of its constituents, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Sunday ... Read more...

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Boxer Vijender marries long-time girlfriend Archana


May 17th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India's Olympic bronze medallist Vijender Singh tied the knot Tuesday with his long-time girlfriend Archana in a private ceremony that was attended by Congress ... Read more...

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‘Water For Elephants’ - an immaculate slice of a different life (IANS Movie Review)


May 6th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Water For Elephants"; Cast: Robert Pattinson, Reese Witherspoon and Christoph Waltz; Director: Francis Lawrence; Rating: *** 1/2Those who refuse to see life in straightjacket terms will realize that whatever life ... Read more...

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Will-Kate planning Jordan honeymoon


April 17th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 17 (ANI): Prince William and Kate Middleton are believed to be planning a honeymoon trip to Jordan.According to The Telegraph, they are understood to have booked a weeklong tour ... Read more...

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Kochi Tuskers promo video to be unveiled Wednesday


April 5th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 5 (IANS) With just three days left for its maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) appearance, Kochi Tuskers Kerala are all set to launch the team logo and promotional ... Read more...

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Hema Malini elected to Rajya Sabha from Karnataka


February 19th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary, Feb 19 (IANS) Yesteryears Bollywood actress and Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) star attraction Hema Malini is set to re-enter the Rajya Sabha -- this time as elected member from Karnataka.She ... Read more...

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Aerobatic stunts, flying thrills mark AeroIndia finale


February 13th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 13 (IANS) Dazzling displays by fighter planes and daredevil acts by aerobatic teams marked the grand finale of South Asia's biggest air show Sunday in this aerospace hub.As the ... Read more...

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Dazzling fly-past, daring aerobatics mark Aero India launch (Lead)


February 9th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 9 (IANS) A spectacular flying display and breathtaking aerobatics in formations by Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots marked the launch of Asia's biggest air show Aero India-2011 here on ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray turns 85, but no birthday bash


January 23rd, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray turned 85 here Sunday, but there was no birthday bash or beating of drums by party activists. All roads leading to Matoshree, ... Read more...

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Flying kites in Karnataka, eyeing tourists like Goa


January 13th, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Jan 13 (IANS) Giant and minuscule, dragons and butterflies, mean machines and gentle doves...kites of every conceivable shape and size will slug it out at Karnataka's maiden kite festival ... Read more...

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