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Olympic champion gymnast Kanaeva: I won’t quit yet


September 13th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Double Olympic champion rhythmic gymnast Evgenia Kanaeva has not retired and is just taking time off after the London Games, she said Thursday.The 17-time world ... Read more...

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No mixed doubles without Jwala, says Diju


September 1st, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Badminton doubles specialist Valiyaveetil Diju expressed surprise over reports that his mixed event partner Jwala Gutta is taking a sabbatical from the game, and said ... Read more...

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We need to rectify mistakes: Franklin


August 25th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 25 (IANS) New Zealand all-rounder James Franklin hopes the batsmen would rectify mistakes they committed in the first inning."I think we started pretty well in the second inning. ... Read more...

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Panel on illegal mining gets extension


July 20th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The government has extended till July 16, 2013, the tenure of the Justice M.B. Shah Commission of Inquiry set up to enquire into cases of ... Read more...

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I’m not a pink girl: Saldana


May 15th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 15 (IANS) Actress Zoe Saldana says she used to prefer darker colours over girly shades."This took years for to get me to wear - feminine, pretty colours ... Read more...

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Nargis Fakhri’s Hindi lessons yielding results


May 1st, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) American model-turned-actress Nargis Fakhri, whose voice in her debut film "Rockstar" was dubbed due to her poor Hindi diction, is busy working on the language ... Read more...

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Taking time off helps pick up new language


March 29th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 29 (IANS) It doesn't hurt to take a break, especially when you are learing a new language, says a new study.Adult subjects who had been taught to speak ... Read more...

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Big B back in front of camera, feels strange


March 26th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who was taking time off from work following surgeries, recently faced the camera after a long gap for the promo shoot ... Read more...

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Abi Titmuss lands a TV role on ‘Casualty’


February 14th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Glamour Girls star Abi Titmuss has landed a role on BBC One’s Casualty. The 36-year-old revealed that coming by the role, especially regarding her past, was ... Read more...

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Asia’s biggest Christian convention gets underway in Kerala


February 12th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Maramon (Kerala), Feb 12 (IANS) The Maramon Convention, Asia's biggest Christian convention, got underway here Sunday afternoon on the banks of the Pampa river. The week-long event will see around ... Read more...

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Crowe praises Hasselhoff for entertaining ill kids


February 7th, 2012 - 8:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Actor Russell Crowe has thanked former "Baywatch" star David Hasselhoff for taking time out of his busy schedule to visit a children's hospital in Sydney.According ... Read more...

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Parker likely to replace Demi in ‘Lovelace’


January 30th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Actress Sarah Jessica Parker will reportedly replace Demi Moore in the biopic "Lovelace" after the latter was rushed to hospital this week.Demi is taking time ... Read more...

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Rahul Bose turns baddie, says he’s excited


January 30th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) Rahul Bose was last seen in a villainous role in "Thakshak" in 1999 and after 13 years he is once again set to play a negative ... Read more...

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Kareena looks good only with me: Saif


January 25th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai Jan 25 (IANS) Saif Ali Khan didn't mince words when asked which of Bollywood's many Khans does his girlfriend, actress Kareena Kapoor look best with.Apart from Saif, Kareena ... Read more...

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Lovato on Twitter break


January 24th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) Singer-actress Demi Lovato says she is taking time off from micro-blogging site Twitter to avoid getting herself into "trouble".The 19-year-old has 5,635,222 followers with whom she ... Read more...

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Kashmiri student out of danger (Lead)


January 22nd, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 22 (IANS) A Kashmiri student who was shot at Saturday in Ujjain district of Madhya Pradesh is out of danger in a Indore hospital, police said Sunday.Shabbir Ahmed, ... Read more...

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NRIs shop, soak in Rajasthani delights in Jaipur


January 9th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 9 (IANS) Dal-bati-choorma, lak jewellery, bandhej textiles...Most overseas Indians participating in the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) here are taking time off from their busy schedule to shop, sightsee ... Read more...

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Hiding in loo to escape nagging wives


December 28th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 28 (IANS) Which place do you prefer going to once you are irritated at home? Well, when it comes to Britons, half of them admit rushing to toilet ... Read more...

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Panel on school fee hike to start work from Dec 26


December 23rd, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The Delhi government Friday told the Delhi High Court that the Justice Anil Dev Singh committee, set up to examine the accounts of private schools ... Read more...

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Will Young wants a career break


December 19th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 19 (IANS) British singer Will Young wants to take a career break but says his busy work schedule won't allow him.The "Anything is Possible" hitmaker would love to ... Read more...

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Malaria battle changed Cheryl Cole’s life


November 9th, 2011 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Cheryl Cole's battle against malaria opened her eyes to healthy living.The former "X Factor" judge caught the disease after visiting Africa last year and although she ... Read more...

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Gary Barlow hates holidays


October 11th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 11 (IANS) Singer Gary Barlow says he hates taking time off from his career.The 40-year-old singer, who has three children -- 11-year-old Daniel, eight-year-old Emily and two-year-old Daisy ... Read more...

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La Toya Jackson to sing at MJ tribute show


October 1st, 2011 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 1 (IANS) Michael Jackson's sister singer La Toya Jackson will pay tribute to his late brother by performing at his tribute show.La Toya has not sung in ... Read more...

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When Mahie got drunk on ‘Sahib Biwi…’ sets


September 21st, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Mahie Gill, who plays an alcoholic in "Sahib Biwi Aur Gangster", gulped a few pints of vodka to get into her character, but she ... Read more...

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Working mums forcing even sick kids to school


September 8th, 2011 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Many working mothers in Britain send off their children to school despite sickness because they are unable to take time off looking after them, a study ... Read more...

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Krishna caught in sticky situation in Lok Sabha (Lead)


August 5th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna was Thursday taken by surprise in the Lok Sabha when his name was called out by Speaker Meira Kumar ... Read more...

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It’s time to relax, says Penelope Cruz


June 1st, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Actress Penelope Cruz says she had forgotten how to relax because of her busy work schedule and that she no longer feels guilty about taking time ... Read more...

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India’s first air ambulance crash kills 10, probe ordered (Roundup)


May 26th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Faridabad/New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) An investigation was ordered Thursday into India's first crash of an air ambulance which smashed into a crowded residential area of Faridabad near the Indian ... Read more...

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Pursuit of happiness can backfire


May 17th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 17 (IANS) Being happy is good but pursuing happiness too much can backfire, warns a latest study based on happiness.The tools often suggested for making yourself happy aren't ... Read more...

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World Cup has proved 50-over cricket is here to stay: Pawar


March 21st, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) President Sharad Pawar Monday praised the quality of cricket being played in the ongoing World Cup and said the popularity of ... Read more...

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Torres ready to end goal drought against Manchester City


March 20th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 20(ANI): Chelsea striker Fernando Torres insists that he is ready to break his goal drought, and is focused on opening his account against Manchester City today.Torres, a record ... Read more...

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Emma Watson takes a break from studies to focus on film career


March 9th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Mar 9 (ANI): 'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson has announced that she is taking time off from university to concentrate on acting.The actress - who plays the character of bookworm Hermione ... Read more...

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India urging Libya to open Tripoli airport for its flights


February 24th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 24 (ANI): India has urged the Libyan authorities to open up Tripoli airport for its flights so that air evacuation could take place.The developments came as 'Scotia Prince', the ... Read more...

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Antony visits charitable boys hostel run by Army’s aid in Manipur


February 20th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Leimakhong (Manipur), Feb 20 (ANI): Defence Minister AK Antony visited a unique boy's Hostel -- Disha, being run by the Army in Leimakhong in Manipur.Taking time off his grueling two-day tour to ... Read more...

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Lisa Snowdon almost suffers wardrobe malfunction on Miami beach


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): English model Lisa Snowdon almost had a wardrobe malfunction on a Miami beach, when her bikini top nearly rode up to reveal her assets.Snowdon, 39, is currently ... Read more...

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