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Britain to give Bangladesh $350 mn aid


January 16th, 2012 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 16 (IANS) Britain will provide 230 million pounds (over $350 million) to Bangladesh for improving quality of primary education and health sector over a period of next five ... Read more...

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Nihita Biswas first to be evicted in ‘Bigg Boss 5′


October 9th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 8 (IANS) Nihita Biswas' "Bigg Boss" journey was rather short. The 23-year-old wife of "Bikini Killer" Charles Sobhraj, became the first contestant to be evicted in the ... Read more...

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Black Caps ‘bad boy’ Ryder a hero at World Cup


March 27th, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 27 (ANI): New Zealand cricket's one-time bad boy Jesse Ryder repaid teammates and bosses faith with master batting performance to help his team reach the World Cup semifinals."It was ... Read more...

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Southee can become best swing bowler in world cricket within 12 months: Donald


March 27th, 2011 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Mar 27 (ANI): New Zealand's bowling coach Allan Donald believes that Tim Southee could become the best swing bowler in world cricket within the next 12 months.The South African legend has ... Read more...

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Doull picks Sri Lanka, India as top two favourites to lift World Cup


February 13th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb 13 (ANI): Former New Zealand fast bowler Simon Doull has picked Sri Lanka and India as top two favourites to lift the World Cup, starting February 19 in the Indian ... Read more...

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Ex-IAEA chief El Baradei to represent unified opposition in talks with Mubarak regime


January 31st, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Jan.31 (ANI): Former International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) chief Mohamed El Mubarak would represent a loosely unified opposition in talks with the military-backed regime of President Hosni Mubarak.Though lacking deep support ... Read more...

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David Hasselhoff fancied ‘Xena: Warrior Princess’ star Lucy Lawless


January 9th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 9 (ANI): David Hasselhoff has revealed how he once tried to chat up Kiwi actress Lucy Lawless, the sexy star of 'Xena: Warrior Princess'."I chased Lucy Lawless one night and ... Read more...

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‘Disappointing’ Taylor needs ‘a rocket fired at him’: Doull


December 5th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Baroda, Dec 5(ANI): Former New Zealand fast bowler Simon Doull reckons that Ross Taylor needs a 'wake-up call' following his disappointing outing in the ongoing one-day series against India.Doull said that ... Read more...

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Mortimer vows to walk the plank if Black Caps crash


October 31st, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington/Ahmedabad, Oct. 31 (ANI): Under fire Black Caps high-performance director Roger Mortimer has promised to walk the plank if the team continues to deliver poor results."I feel fully responsible for what happened ... Read more...

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What do Kiwi women want in their men?


October 31st, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 31 (ANI): Well-groomed, easy-going, funny and not cheesy type are the qualities Kiwi women look for in their men, reveals a survey.Ex-MP Pam Corkery and business partner Rebekah Hay commissioned ... Read more...

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More than a quarter of Kiwi women ready to pay for sex: Study


October 31st, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 31 (ANI): More than a quarter of Kiwi women wouldn't mind paying for sex, a new survey has revealed.Ex-MP Pam Corkery and business partner Rebekah Hay commissioned the survey.They are ... Read more...

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Silver Ferns captain tells family to skip Delhi Commonwealth Games


July 25th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Waikata Bay (New Zealand), July 25 (ANI): Silver Ferns netball captain Casey Williams has told family and friends not to attend the Delhi Commonwealth Games this October.Twenty-five-year-old Williams has said that while ... Read more...

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New Zealand should seek independent advice on CWG security


February 21st, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Feb 21 (IANS) New Zealand should take independent advice on the "massively important" issue of security for the Commonwealth Games being held in India, said an official of a player's association. The ... Read more...

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`Bad boy’ of Kiwi cricket Ryder reveals his untamed past


January 31st, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan.31 (ANI): New Zealand Cricket's "bad boy" Jesse Ryder has revealed that his wild childhood has been responsible for his sometimes self-destructive behaviour.In an exclusive interview, the 25-year-old Black Cap ... Read more...

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Paes appeals to countries to come for CWG


January 17th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, Jan 17 (IANS) Tennis star Leander Paes has appealed to member countries to participate in October's Commonwealth Games in New Delhi, assuring high security measures will be taken for the event. ... Read more...

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Vincent wants his Black Cap status back


December 23rd, 2009 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec. 23 (ANI): Almost two years after he walked out on his Black Caps contract to join the rebel Indian Cricket League, Lou Vincent has revealed his desire to return to ... Read more...

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Woods’ Kiwi caddie stands by his employer


December 13th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Dec.13 (ANI): Golfing great Tigers Woods' long-time caddie Steve Williams has said he has no plans of abandoning his long-term employer any time soon, and added that he would ... Read more...

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Kiwi teacher “shocked” over Australian Penthouse nude pics investigation


October 27th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, October 27 (ANI): After the New Zealand Teachers Council decided to investigate Rachel Whitwell, a primary school teacher whose nude pics surfaced on the Australian Penthouse website, her boyfriend has said ... Read more...

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Kiwi school teacher in trouble over steamy naked pics online


October 26th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 26 (ANI): A young Kiwi primary school teacher is in soup after posting her steamy naked photographs on a website.The New Zealand Teachers Council has launched investigation into 26-year-old Rachel ... Read more...

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Rick Mercer Report Season 7 premieres today


September 30th, 2009 - 12:47 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sep 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The political news in a comedy twist show, ‘The Rick Mercer Report’ Season 7 premieres. All its fans for its comedy spoof on the political happenings ... Read more...

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Pammie to buy house in New Zealand


September 27th, 2009 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, September 27 (ANI): Pamela Anderson is planning to buy a house at Waiheke Island in New Zealand.The Baywatch star was present at the 9th annual Air New Zealand Fashion Week to ... Read more...

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Patel’s frustrating wait to play for Kiwis continues


April 5th, 2009 - 12:25 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Apr 5 (ANI): New Zealand coach Andy Moles has rubbished suggestions that Jeetan Patel should be picked regardless of whether a pitch favours spinners or seamers."We always look at ... Read more...

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Cash-strapped ICL ready to let New Zealand players go


March 29th, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Auckland, March 29 (IANS) The Indian Cricket League (ICL) has reportedly told its New Zealand recruits, including Shane Bond and Daryl Tuffey, that they could be released from their contracts if they ... Read more...

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Kiwi great Chris Harris rubbishes talk of ICL being in trouble


February 23rd, 2009 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Feb.23 (ANI): Black Caps legend Chris Harris has rubbished talk that the rebel Indian Cricket League is in financial trouble. Harris one of New Zealand''s greatest one-day cricketers and skipper of ... Read more...

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Symonds outburst perfect motivation for McCullum


February 1st, 2009 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 1 (ANI): Former New Zealand all-rounder Craig McMillan has warned that Andrew Symonds had provided Brendon McCullum with the perfect motivation to take the game to Australia in the ... Read more...

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Pontings captaincy suffering from the mediocrity around him: Craig McMillan


January 4th, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 4 (ANI): Commenting on Australias cricketing woes after series losses to India and South Africa, former New Zealand cricketer Craig McMillan has said that Ricky Pontings captaincy is suffering ... Read more...

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Bond director Lee Tamahori working on Kiwi anti drink-driving ad


December 15th, 2008 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, December 15 (ANI): Lee Tamahori, who directed the twentieth James Bond movie Die Another Day in 2002, is now working on a new anti drink-driving ad for the New Zealand ... Read more...

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Baywatch creator searching for ”Kiwi Pammie”


December 8th, 2008 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Dec 8 (ANI): US producer and director Greg Bonann, the creator of the hit TV series Baywatch, is looking for a Kiwi actress that he could turn into Pamela Anderson ... Read more...

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