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Elliott battled bad throat on stage


August 25th, 2012 - 8:05 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 25 (IANS)Singer Joe Elliott apologised to his fans for cutting short his Ney York concert as he was battling bad throat.The Deff Leapord singer was not feeling ... Read more...

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Brazil to see moderate growth in 2012


August 10th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 10 (IANS) Brazil should be able to achieve moderate growth in 2012, while most of the OECD's 34 member economies will lose steam in the coming ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: France earn bronze in men’s doubles


August 4th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French duo Julien Benneteau and Richard Gasquet beat Spaniards David Ferrer and Feliciano Lopez in the men's doubles Olympic bronze medal match Saturday.After a spirited ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Vikas Krishan enters 69 kg quarterfinal


August 4th, 2012 - 4:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) India's Vikas Krishan kept alive hopes for an Olympic medal in boxing as he won the pre-quarterfinal bout to enter the last eight of the men's ... Read more...

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Olympics: Indian rowers out of medal contention (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Indian rower Sawarn Singh and the pair of Manjeet Singh and Sandeep Kumar Tuesday were out of medal contention and now will be looking to make ... Read more...

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Olympics: Indian rowers in sem-final


July 31st, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Indian rower Swaran Singh qualified for the semi-final of the men's singles scull while his compatriots Manjeet Singh and Sandeep Kumar booked their place in the ... Read more...

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German swearing hotline allows callers to call in and swear


July 26th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A German swearing hotline allows callers to call in and swear all they want. This hotline says that it allows people to call in and swear so ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Obama seeks more action to rebuild US economy


July 8th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 8 (IANS) Stating that the country needs to do more than just reclaim the jobs lost during the recession, President Barack Obama has called for more action ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Boca in bid to convince Riquelme to stay


July 6th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 6 (IANS) Argentine side Boca Juniors have not given up hope of convincing Juan Roman Riquelme to remain at the club.Riquelme announced he was leaving the ... Read more...

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US factory orders go up


July 4th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) New orders for US manufactured goods increased in May after two consecutive months of declines, the US Department of Commerce reported. In May, US factory orders ... Read more...

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US stocks rally led by banks


June 23rd, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 23 (IANS) US stocks closed higher Friday after a huge sell-off in the previous session, boosted by the financial sector despite multiple credit ratings downgrades by Moody's.Ratings ... Read more...

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China home appliance industry loses steam


June 11th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 11 (IANS) China's home appliance sales growth nearly came to a halt in May, stoking concerns about an economic downturn, a media report said Monday.Sales last month totalled ... Read more...

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France come back to beat Iceland 3-2


May 28th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 28 (IANS) France struggled in their first warm-up for Euro 2012 as they came back from two goals down to beat Iceland 3-2 at Valenciennes, France.Birkir Bjarnason and ... Read more...

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Cracks among pilots, only one flight cancelled (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Cracks appeared among the striking Air India pilots Wednesday as some of them returned to work and the management said it expects more to follow.The ... Read more...

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Scalded woman fighting for life


April 5th, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 5 (IANS) A young Chinese woman is fighting for her life after falling into scalding water when a section of pavement collapsed on a Beijing street.Yang Erjing, 27, ... Read more...

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Woman wins contest to blow up factory where her dad died


January 16th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 16 (IANS) A British woman won a competition to blow up a factory building where her father had died in an accident.Sarah Griffiths, 41, pushed a button that ... Read more...

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Syed Modi GP: Hidayat ends Varma’s dream run


December 25th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 25 (IANS) Former World Champion Taufik Hidayat of Indonesia ended India's Sourabh Varma's dream run in the Syed Modi Memorial Grand Prix badminton here Sunday, defeating him 15-21, ... Read more...

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Daniel Craig enjoyed working on ‘The Girl…’


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 22 (IANS) Actor Daniel Craig has said though "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" was a serious film, he had fun shooting for it.Craig insists that ... Read more...

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Fox goes for weekly facials


December 14th, 2011 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) When actress Megan Fox is not working, she pampers her skin with an oxygen facial once a week."I don't have time to do masks, but I ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Cowell does 500 push-ups a day!


October 2nd, 2011 - 6:48 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 2 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell says he sticks to the same routine every day which involves doing at least 500 push-ups.The "X Factor" judge exercises regularly, likes ... Read more...

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Iceland volcano ash blows to north


May 23rd, 2011 - 6:01 am ICT by IANS
Reykjavik, May 23 (IANS) The ash cloud formed by Iceland's latest volcanic eruption is blowing to the north, and indicates that it will not get to the European mainland at ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US aid to Pakistan in America’s own security interests: Husain Haqqani


April 30th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30(ANI): The United States' financial assistance to Pakistan is inits own security interests, Pakistan's Ambassador to Washington, Husain Haqqani, has said."American aid to Pakistan is a means to ensuring American ... Read more...

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Boxer Audley Harrison snubs Lindsay Lohan’s ‘amorous advances’


April 27th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Lohan followed him to the men's toilet to start up a conversation before giving upon the happily married heavyweight boxer."Lindsay was letting off steam after being granted bail. She ... Read more...

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Indo-Pak women’s tennis series proposed


April 17th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, April 17(ANI): Pakistan's top tennis organizer Shahida Kausar Farooq has proposed a showpiece Indo-Pak women's tennis series that could be jointly hosted by both countries.Farooq suggested the idea at a ... Read more...

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Morning mood of employees affects how they feel the rest of the day


April 5th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 05 (ANI): A new study of telephone customer service representatives found that employees' moods when they clocked in tended to affect how they felt the rest of the day.Early ... Read more...

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Chris Brown apologizes for ABC meltdown


March 25th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 25 (ANI): Chris Brown has apologized for his behavior at ABC's studios.The singer made his apology on the BET talk show 106 and Park.Brown maintained that he became ... Read more...

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Two nuke reactors at Japan’s tsunami hit plant connected to external power supply


March 22nd, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Mar 22 (ANI): Japan's Tokyo Electric Power Corporation (TEPCO) has claimed to have connected No. 1 and No. 4 reactors at the earthquake-cum-tsunami hit Fukushima nuclear power plant to an external ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Naked student run in US to mark end of semester stopped due to health risks


March 17th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 17 (ANI): The traditional naked student run in US to mark the end of the fall semester has been stopped by the president of Tufts University in Massachusetts due to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Volcano erupts in the Philippines


February 21st, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Feb 21 (IANS) A volcano erupted Monday in central Philippines with ash reaching as high as two km, authorities said.The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHILVOCS) said a deafening noise ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Glenn Close ‘to play Susan Boyle in biopic’


February 20th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): 'Fatal Attraction' star Glenn Close is reportedly set to play Susan Boyle in the biopic of the spinster's life.Glenn said "aye" to film bosses this week and is ... Read more...

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Thomas Alva Edison was spot-on about his predictions for the future


January 29th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): Late American scientist Thomas Alva Edison was dead right with most of his predictions for the future, which he had made in a 1911 interview.Edison had predicted that ... Read more...

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Kate Moss builds two bars in new pad


January 28th, 2011 - 2:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) Supermodel Kate Moss has built two private bar in her new house in London.The $11.9-million mansion boasts two bars and a huge entertainment room that comes with its ... Read more...

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Kate Moss’s new pad has bars and a karaoke room


January 27th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): Kate Moss has reportedly installed bars and a karaoke room in her posh pad.The 37-year-old supermodel has bought a 7.5-million-pound mansion in Highgate, which boasts two bars and ... Read more...

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Carrie Fisher is the new face of Jenny Craig


January 13th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 13 (ANI): Actress Carrie Fisher, who gained 75 pounds from her 1977 "Star Wars" days, says she is ready to get back in shape after becoming the new face of ... Read more...

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EGoM to examine rationalization of diesel price, says Petroleum Secretary


December 30th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.30 (ANI): Union Petroleum Secretary S. Sudarshan on Thursday said the decision with regard to the consideration of revision, rationalization of price of diesel will be examined by the Empowered ... Read more...

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