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59 percent of Indian students to Britain fake: Report


July 25th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A total of about 63,000 fake students entered Britain in 2011, and 59 percent of the total number of Indian pupils were bogus, a report by ... Read more...

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London Olympics to surpass Beijing 2008: British minister


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) The 2012 London Olympics will be better than the Beijing Games, a British minister said Sunday.Jeremy Hunt, who the minister for culture, Olympics, media and sport ... Read more...

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IOC to continue investigation into illegal ticket sales


July 22nd, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) confirmed that it will continue its investigation into allegations of illegal ticket sales for the London Olympics.The IOC issued a statement ... Read more...

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IOC Chairman upbeat about Olympics


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) International Olympic Committee (IOC) chairman Jacques Rogge has given a positive appraisal of the situation in London, just six days before the opening ceremony July 27.Rogge ... Read more...

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Rupert Murdoch resigns as News International director


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS)Rupert Murdoch has resigned as a director of companies that own the British newspaper -- The Sun, The Times and The Sunday Times, Xinhua reported citing local ... Read more...

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Serbia trashes British reports on Olympics tickets sales


June 19th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade (Serbia), June 19 (IANS) Serbian Olympic Committee (OKS)secretary general Djordje Visacki said there was no basis for British media claims that OKS officials had sold tickets for the London ... Read more...

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IOC starts London Olympics’ tickets probe


June 17th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has started a probe into claims that Olympic Games officials violated regulations regarding the sale of London 2012 tickets, the ... Read more...

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100,000 women undergo genital mutilation in Britain


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) About 100,000 women in Britain have undergone female genital mutilations, with some medics in the country offering to carry out the illegal procedure on girls as ... Read more...

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British scientist fathered 600 children?


April 8th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) A British scientist may have fathered up to 600 children at a controversial London fertility clinic which he set up in the 1940s with his wife.The ... Read more...

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Sehwag, Bhajji rubbish reports of match-fixing in World Cup semi-final


March 16th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Ace cricketers Virender Sehwag and Harbhajan Singh Friday rubbished reports appearing in London's The Sunday Times claiming that the World Cup semi-final between India ... Read more...

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ICC dismisses Sunday Times’ match-fixing claims


March 12th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, March 12 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Monday rejected reports by Britain's Sunday Times claiming that the 2011 World Cup India-Pakistan semifinal was fixed. In a statement, ... Read more...

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World Cup semifinal: Ganguly refutes fixing allegations


March 12th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Rubbishing reports of match-fixing in 2011 World Cup semifinal against Pakistan, former captain Sourav Ganguly said Monday that India won the tournament on merit and ... Read more...

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Sunday Times allegations are false: Nupur


March 12th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Little known Bollywood actress Nupur Mehta Monday rubbished allegations of her involvement with match-fixing and her role in luring cricketers into throwing games.The Sunday Times claimed ... Read more...

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New Zealand board rubbishes match-fixing report


March 12th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 12 (IANS) The New Zealand Cricket (NZC) rubbished a English media report that claimed that some its players were involved in match-fixing, terming the allegations "baseless" and "irresponsible".NZC ... Read more...

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ICC to probe county match-fixing charges


March 11th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) Indian bookies are fixing "soft target" county matches in England, according to an investigation by Sunday Times. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has decided to investigate ... Read more...

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Syria finds bodies of three slain foreign journalists


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, March 2 (IANS) Syrian authorities have found the bodies of the three slain foreign journalists, who were killed a week earlier in restive Baba Amr neighbourhood in Homs province, ... Read more...

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Internet firms spy on personal texts sent on smartphones


February 26th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) Top internet firms like Facebook, Yahoo and Flickr are able to read personal text messages and photographs sent via smartphones because many mobile phone apps ... Read more...

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Two journalists killed in Syria


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Marie Colvin, a reporter with the British daily Sunday Times, and a French photographer Remi Ochlik have been killed in Syria's besieged city of Homs, the ... Read more...

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I have not fled from Pakistan: Zardari’s media advisor (Lead)


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Farahnaz Ispahani, President Asif Ali Zardari's media adviser and wife of former envoy to US Husain Haqqani, Monday rejected a media report that she has fled ... Read more...

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Zardari’s media advisor says she fears abduction


January 23rd, 2012 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 23 (IANS) Farahnaz Ispahani, President Asif Ali Zardari's media adviser and wife of former envoy to US Husain Haqqani, claims that she has fled the country as she ... Read more...

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Many British women searching for sperm donors online


October 10th, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 10 (IANS) A rising number of women in Britain are turning to internet sperm donors to become mothers after being unsuccessful in finding the man of their dreams.Scores ... Read more...

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Winehouse, beau were planning to wed


October 3rd, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) Singer Amy Winehouse's boyfriend Reg Traviss admits that they were planning to tie the knot before she died in July."We had talked about getting married. ... Read more...

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Murdoch’s journalists spied on British intelligence chief


September 24th, 2011 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 24 (IANS) Journalists from Rupert Murdoch's News International group spied on the woman chief of Britain's intelligence agency MI5 to uncover her personal life, a media report said ... Read more...

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It’s break time for Michael Fassbender


September 19th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Actor Michael Fassbender has decided to take a year-long break from acting because he doesn't want people to get bored of him."I have been working intensely ... Read more...

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Branson loses autobiography in blaze


August 29th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) Airline tycoon Richard Branson has lost his autobiography and 15 years of handwritten notes after his British Virgin Islands house caught fire.Actress Kate Winslet and 20 ... Read more...

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Indians were not prepared to deal with England: Kapil


August 28th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) Former captain Kapil Dev blasted the Indian cricket team for their failure to put up a fight and surrender their World No.1 Test crown to England.India ... Read more...

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Rebekah Brooks resigns


July 15th, 2011 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) Amid increasing pressure from politicians and shareholders following a phone-hacking scandal, Rebekah Brooks, the embattled chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper operations, Friday announced she ... Read more...

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Murdoch may shut down all British newspapers: Report


July 14th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 14 (IANS) Rupert Murdoch is reportedly considering the option of dispensing with the News International, the group that owns his British newspapers - The Sun, The Times and ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to stop destructive fishing in northern seas


June 12th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 12 (IANS) Sri Lanka would place barriers at strategic locations in the island's northern seas to stop destructive fishing methods, a minister has said.The region includes some of ... Read more...

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India will lose if it takes on Sri Lanka: daily


June 12th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 12 (IANS) A Sri Lankan columnist Sunday warned that India would be the loser if it imposed economic sanctions against Colombo in the wake of calls from politicians ... Read more...

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Allen to bake cakes for village cricket team


May 31st, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Pop star Lily Allen, who has moved to Cranham, Gloucester, with her boyfriend Sam Cooper, has agreed to make cakes and snacks for the cricket team ... Read more...

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Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is the richest actor under 30 in UK


May 11th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) “Harry Potter” star Daniel Radcliffe has been named the richest actor under the age of 30 years. Radcliffe is estimated to be worth £48 million. He is ... Read more...

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Radcliffe is highest-earning British actor


May 8th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) Actor Daniel Radcliffe has been named the highest-earning Briton below the age of 30.The actor, who rose to fame as the boy wizard in ... Read more...

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Have learnt more about men through my son : Hurley


April 27th, 2011 - 5:23 am ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Actress Elizabeth Hurley has learnt how to understand men through her nine-year-old son Damien.She has enjoyed several high-profile relationships, including romances with actor Hugh Grant, businessman ... Read more...

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Liz Hurley ‘learning about men from nine-year-old son’


April 26th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): British model-actress Elizabeth Hurley has revealed that her nine-year-old son Damien has given her an uncensored insight into the male psyche.The 'Austin Powers' star has enjoyed several high-profile ... Read more...

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