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Lahiri seventh in Asian Tour’s Order of Merit


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 3 (IANS) Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri, in seventh position with a total prize money of US $159,741, was the only Indian to finish in the top 10 ... Read more...

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Real’s Diarra set to join Anzhi


September 1st, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Real Madrid have agreed to sell French midfielder Lassana Diarra to Russia's big-spending side Anzhi Makhachkala, the Spanish champions have said."Real Madrid and FC Anzhi ... Read more...

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Russell Brand victim of death hoax


August 28th, 2012 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) British comedian Russell Brand is the latest celebrity to become a victim of a death hoax.Reports on the web suggested he had died in a ... Read more...

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UAE to take part in London book conference


August 20th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Aug 20 (IANS/WAM) The UAE will take part in an international conference on books for young people to be held in London.The four-day 33rd International Board on Books for ... Read more...

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Olympic equestrian: Swiss Guerdat bags gold in show jumping


August 8th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Switzerland's Steve Guerdat rode the only faultless competition to take gold in the men's individual show jumping Thursday, as the silver medal was decided by ... Read more...

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Olympic triathlon: Swiss’ Spirig wins gold in photo finish


August 4th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Switzerland's Nicola Spirig won the Olympic women's triathlon here Saturday in a photo finish with Sweden's Lisa Norden.Spirig and Norden both finished in a time ... Read more...

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British tourists to Goa dip, Russian arrivals shoot up


August 2nd, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 2 (IANS) The number of tourists from Britain to Goa has declined 30 percent, but Russian tourists have swelled by more than 200 percent over the last two ... Read more...

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Murray reaches second round at Olympics


July 29th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain's No.1 Andy Murray secured a straight-sets win over Stanislav Wawrinka of Switzerland in the first round of Olympics tennis tournament here Sunday.Murray won ... Read more...

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Grey matter size linked to altruism, says study


July 12th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Berne, July 12 (IANS) Some people who are more forthcoming with help than others can thank the size of their grey matter, housed at the junction of the two brain ... Read more...

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Aniston, Clooney in same flight


June 29th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston and boyfriend Justin Theroux boarded a private jet with George Clooney and his girlfriend Stacy Keibler.All four got on the aircraft in ... Read more...

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Unwell Glock ruled out of Valencia race


June 24th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Valencia, June 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Illness has ruled Marussia driver Timo Glock out of the Formula One European Grand Prix here Sunday.The intestine infection kept the German racer out of ... Read more...

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Obama mourns death of Saudi crown prince


June 17th, 2012 - 7:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 17 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Saturday mourned the death of Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, speaking highly of the prince's role ... Read more...

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Saudi crown prince,78, dies in Geneva (Lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, June 16 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's heir apparent Prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud breathed his last Saturday at a Geneva hospital following an illness, Al Jazeera reported. He was ... Read more...

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Saudi crown prince dies in Geneva at 78


June 16th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, June 16 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's heir apparent prince Nayef bin Abdulaziz Al Saud passed away Saturday in Geneva following an illness, Al Jazeera reported. He was 78.Nayef, who was ... Read more...

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List of French Open winners in last 10 years


June 11th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 11 (IANS) Rafael Nadal's record-breaking seventh French Open title Monday was his seventh triumph at Roland Garros in the last decade.Winners' list2012: Rafael Nadal (Spain) 2011: Rafael Nadal ... Read more...

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Naval war room case: Abhishek Verma arrested with wife


June 8th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday arrested Abhishek Verma in connection with a fresh case registered by the agency in the naval war room ... Read more...

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Dead obese woman’s body fat starts fire in a crematorium


June 6th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Graz, June 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In some bizarre news, a dead obese woman had so much body-fat that it triggered off a fire in the crematorium. The dead woman weighed more than ... Read more...

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South Korea’s foreign reserves contract


June 4th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, June 4 (IANS) South Korea's foreign reserves contracted to $310.87 billion last month due to a sharp fall in conversion value of non-dollar denominated assets that offset a rise ... Read more...

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UAE, Switzerland discuss bilateral cooperation


June 3rd, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, June 2 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Switzerland held bilateral talks Saturday about strengthening their cooperation in foreign aid.The dicussions were held between the UAE's ambassador to ... Read more...

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Pakistani soldier’s body recovered in Siachen


May 27th, 2012 - 6:21 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 27 (IANS) The body of one of the Pakistani soldiers buried in the Siachen glacier following a massive avalanche last month has been recovered, Geo News reported early ... Read more...

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Equipment of buried Pakistani soldiers found in Siachen


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Rescue teams have found equipment belonging to Pakistani soldiers at the site of a massive avalanche that buried 138 soldiers and civilians in Siachen in April, ... Read more...

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Balaji annexes ITF title


May 5th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 5 (IANS) Fifth seed Sriram Balaji beat Joss Espasandin of Switzerland 6-3, 6-4, in the singles final of the MCC-SR Subramaniam Memorial ITF Futures men's tennis tournament, here ... Read more...

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Miss Tibet pageant cancelled


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 2 (IANS) The annual Miss Tibet beauty pageant has been cancelled in the wake of renewed tension in Tibet and a series of self-immolations by Tibetans, organisers said ... Read more...

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Hodgson set to be named as England football manager


April 30th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Roy Hodgson is set to be named the head coach of England after it was revealed the West Brom manager is in talks with the Football ... Read more...

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Six killed in Swiss plane crash


April 30th, 2012 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, April 30 (IANS) As many as six people, including two women, were killed in a small plane crash in Switzerland, police said.The single-engine aircraft plunged into a field around ... Read more...

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Ronaldinho’s brother jailed for money laundering


April 18th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 18 (IANS) The brother of former Barcelona and AC Milan star Ronaldinho has been sentenced to five and a half years in jail after being ... Read more...

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Berlusconi buys villa near Clooney’s house


March 23rd, 2012 - 7:44 am ICT by IANS
Milan, March 23 (IANS/AKI) Former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi has bought a mansion near a lake that is lined with houses, including one belonging to American actor George Clooney.After ... Read more...

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22 children killed in Switzerland bus accident (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 14 (IANS) A bus accident in Switzerland left 22 children and six adults dead, police said Wednesday.All 28 are Belgian tourists. The bus accident occurred in southwest Switzerland ... Read more...

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Mexican oil giant sells $327 mn in bonds


March 14th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, March 14 (IANS/EFE) State-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos said it sold 300 million Swiss francs ($327 million) worth of bonds on the international market.The seven-year bonds, which carry ... Read more...

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Sneak peek of ‘The Bachelor’ season finale


March 13th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Bachelor – ben is all set to choose the woman of his dreams from Courtney or Lindzi on the TV tonight.Before making his final decision, ... Read more...

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Jakupovic wins ITF women’s tennis tournament title


March 10th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Aurangabad, March 10 (IANS) Dalila Jakupovic, the 20-year-old top seed from Slovenia, completed a double as she rallied out second seeded Peangtarn Plipuech of Thailand 6-4, 7-5 in the final ... Read more...

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Federer beats Del Potro to capture second title in Rotterdam


February 19th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague (Netherlands), Feb 19 (IANS) Roger Federer grabbed his second title at the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament in Rotterdam after beating Argentine Juan Martin Del Potro 6-1, ... Read more...

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Fake US bonds seized


February 18th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 18 (IANS) Italian police announced Friday they had seized fake US Treasury bonds with a face value of $6 trillion in Switzerland, a media report said. The bonds, ... Read more...

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Bhupathi, Bopanna in semi-finals of Chennai Open


January 6th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 5 (IANS) The fledgling combination of Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna came through a second set tie-break to beat Stanislas Wawrinka (Switzerland) and Andrea Beck (Germany) 6-4, ... Read more...

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Chennai Open: Wawrinka survives a scare


January 5th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) Defending champion and third seed Stanislas Wawrinka shrugged off a first set loss to beat lucky loser Edouard Roger-Vasselin while talented Canadian Milos Raonic, the ... Read more...

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