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Bhupathi lashes out at AITA


September 18th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) India tennis veteran Mahesh Bhupathi Tuesday launched a scathing attack on the All India Tennis Association (AITA), saying its administration is detrimental to growth of sport ... Read more...

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Adele gifts herself 7-million-pound mansion


February 26th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) British singer Adele, who has taken the music world by storm, has one more reason to celebrate - after staying in a dingy flat, she has ... Read more...

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Firm aims to turn Kerala into tennis nursery


September 6th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 6 (IANS) Terumo Penpol -- the country's largest manufacturer of blood bags -- has come out to support an innovative project to turn Kerala into a tennis nursery ... Read more...

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Thyagaraj Stadium the most sought after venue for major events


July 24th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Once the sports ministry has decided against misuse and disuse of the various stadia built for the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG), Thyagaraj Stadium Complex is ... Read more...

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BJP demands probe into Goa seaside project


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 22 (IANS) The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Goa Tuesday demanded a probe into the controversial seaside project being developed by a firm co-promoted by the ... Read more...

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$1b ‘floating Monaco city’ yacht that has beach, buildings!


January 17th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 17 (ANI): Ever thought of a yacht having buildings, helicopters, submarines and a beach? Well, you could take a ride in one such yacht worth a billion dollars-the most expensive ... Read more...

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600 contestants at Agra’s National Women’s Sports Meet


December 12th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 12 (IANS) Eighteen teams and more than 600 contestants from different states will take part in the three-day 36th National Women's Sports Meet beginning at the Eklavya Stadium here Monday.Regional ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell, Mezhgan Hussainy ‘looking for love nest in Britain’


October 6th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 6 (ANI): Simon Cowell and fiancee Mezhgan Hussainy are apparently looking for a 20-million-pound home in the UK.The 'X Factor' boss, 50, and his bride-to-be, 37, are looking for ... Read more...

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Gill offers ‘no comments’ on CWG financial irregularities


August 4th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Sports minister M.S. Gill Wednesday refused to comment on alleged financial irregularities in the organising committee for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games saying that the issue will ... Read more...

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Temporary roof at Games venue collapses in rains


July 14th, 2010 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) A temporary roof of a table tennis court in the Yamuna Sports Complex, one of the venues for the Commonwealth Games, collapsed in the heavy rains that ... Read more...

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Gill inaugurates R.K.Khanna Tennis Complex


July 11th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A refurbished R.K. Khanna Tennis complex was formally inaugurated Sunday by Sports Minister M.S.Gill for the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games. The stadium, upgraded at Rs.65 crore and spread ... Read more...

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Disused lavatories in Boston to be turned into cafes!


June 8th, 2010 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Boston, June 8 (ANI): American foodies may soon have the 'privilege' of eating in a loo - Boston is converting two former public toilets into upscale al-fresco eateries.The Boston Parks and Recreation ... Read more...

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America’s largest single family home up for grabs


May 13th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): The largest single family home under one roof in America has been put up for sale.David Siegel has been building the mansion in Lake Butler Sound for 10 ... Read more...

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Jacqui Smith Loses Seat To Tory Candidate


May 7th, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez London, May 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jacqui Smith, the former Home Secretary of Britain who had to resign from her post following the expenses scandal which rocked the political circuit in ... Read more...

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George Clooney Denies Selling His Villa


February 26th, 2010 - 12:53 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rumors had it that Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney is selling out his Italian villa to David and Victoria Beckham. Well, that's what the buzz is. The ... Read more...

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Alizee Paradis Chooses Glamour World Over Athletics


November 15th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov. 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alizee Paradis tops the list of the stunning college athletes of the present generation. She was brought up in a purely athletic background. When she ... Read more...

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Nicolas Keifer Loses Tennis Battle Against Rafael Nadal


September 5th, 2009 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Rafael Nadal faced a good challenge for the U.S.Open championship from German contender Nicolas Keifer on September 4th, in the 2nd round of the U.S. Open at the Arthur Ashe ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s Adiala Jail to build family suites for married prisoners


September 1st, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Sep 1 (ANI): Pakistan's Adiala Jail, where the trial of Mumbai terror suspects are going on, has acquired 87 acres of land to build family suites for married prisoners in compliance ... Read more...

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Robbie Williams asks girlfriend’s mum to share his home


August 21st, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 21 (ANI): Brit singer Robbie Williams is said to be so taken with his girlfriend's mum that he has invited her to move in with them.Williams, 35, is currently ... Read more...

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Robbie invites girlfriend’s mom to live with them


August 21st, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Mothers-in-law can put a strain on a relationship but Robbie Williams has gone ahead and invited girlfriend Ayda Field's mom Gwen to move in with them in ... Read more...

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Ex-Nepal beauty queen forsakes modelling to become an estate agent


August 4th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Aug.4 (ANI): Former Miss Teen Nepal Aayusha Karki has given up a career in modelling and the movie business to become an estate agent.According to a report in The Times, the ... Read more...

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Nadal foundation to set up tennis school in India (French Open Diary)


June 5th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 5 (DPA) Rafael Nadal is following in the footsteps of friend and rival Roger Federer, as his new charitable foundation announced plans to establish a tennis school in India, ... Read more...

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Ex-minister sacked, Tory MP quits over allowances


May 14th, 2009 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) A former British minister was suspended from the parliamentary Labour party Thursday for claiming 16,000 pounds for a home loan that he had already paid off. Elliot Morley's ... Read more...

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Cricket gets serious in the US again


March 25th, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
Florida (US), Mar.25 (ANI): The game of cricket is getting serious attention again in the United States these days, more than a century after it first made its presence felt in ... Read more...

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Obama confirms that presidential dog is on the way


March 20th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
California (US), Mar.20 (ANI): President Barack Obama has confirmed that a presidential dog in the White House will come sooner than later. Confirming a timetable for the First Family''s acquisition of a ... Read more...

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Prakash’s absence a blow to the Davis Cup team: Bhupathi


February 10th, 2009 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) India's tennis ace Mahesh Bhupathi said the Davis Cup team would have to deal with Prakash Amritraj's absence and felt that Junior Australian Open champion Yuki Bhambri ... Read more...

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Prince Williams rents lovepad for girlfriend to stay


January 25th, 2009 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): Prince Williams has reportedly rented a swanky pad near RAF Shawbury Shrop for girlfriend Kate Middleton to stay in during her visits to him from her home.For ... Read more...

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Smiling top seed Jankovic shrugs off the critics


January 18th, 2009 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 18 (DPA) Jelena Jankovic has no time to waste on doubters who suggest that without having yet won a Grand Slam title, she does not deserve to hold the top ... Read more...

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A new first family look for life in their new 135-room home


January 18th, 2009 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (DPA) Sasha Obama was convinced even before her daddy's electoral triumph. "Life in the White House would be cool," said the seven-year-old daughter of president-elect Barack Obama.Now, the cute ... Read more...

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Pakistans only tennis stadium being used for holding marriages


December 25th, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec.25 (ANI): Tennis in Pakistan is obviously not as popular as cricket or hockey which can be judged by the fact that the only tennis stadium of the country is ... Read more...

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Worlds largest photographic mosaic created with 112,896 snaps!


August 26th, 2008 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26 (ANI): An amateur Brit boxer has been immortalised into a giant photo mosaic, created out of 112,896 other snaps.Thousands of people from across the West Midlands sent in ... Read more...

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This day in Olympic history: August 14


August 13th, 2008 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Beijing, Aug 13 (DPA): This day in Olympic history: August 14. 1952 - Debbie Meyer is born in Annapolis, Maryland. In 1968, as a 16-year-old, she becomes the first-ever female swimmer to ... Read more...

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For peace in Nagaland, dialogue among Nagas must succeed (Commentary)


August 8th, 2008 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Sanjoy Hazarika For months, the fragile peace in the Naga Hills has been shattered by internecine conflict. This is ironical because the ceasefires between the government of India and its armed forces, ... Read more...

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Sania will be back in action in India again(Lead Interview)


June 22nd, 2008 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Sania Mirza will be back on Indian tennis courts this year. Tired of controversies chasing her throughout her career, Sania decided to stay away from ... Read more...

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Spirituality drives India’s realty industry


March 17th, 2008 - 11:42 am ICT by admin
By Anuradha Shukla Lucknow, March 17 (IANS) Spirituality may seek to wean people away from material desires but it has emerged as a major factor driving India's $15 billion realty industry that is ... Read more...

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