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Lively smuggles food items


August 31st, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (IANS) Actress Blake Lively says she likes to collect local ingredients when she is travelling and often takes them home."I love to go to cooking school ... Read more...

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Taiwan breaks world record for rice planting


August 19th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) A group of over 1,000 farmers in Taiwan has smashed the world record for planting rice, the Daily Mail reported.The 1,215 competitors in Taoyuan county transplanted ... Read more...

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Four die in Thailand pub fire


August 17th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 17 (IANS) Four people were killed in a massive fire at a disco pub on Thailand's southern resort island Phuket early Friday, media reports said. The blaze broke ... Read more...

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Jean-Claude Van Damme admits to affair with Kylie Minogue


August 14th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent interview, actor Jean-claude Van Damme admitted that he had an affair with singer Kylie Minogue back in 1994. Remarkably it took him about ... Read more...

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Van Damme: “I would have been abnormal not to sleep with Kylie”


August 13th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, August 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The rumors which have been going round that Van Damme had slept with Kylie were confirmed to be true with Van Damme himself. These rumors have ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: China’s Zou takes light flyweight gold


August 12th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Chinese light flyweight boxer Zou Shiming retained his Olympic title Saturday after beating Thailand's Kaeo Pongprayoon in a tight final.Beijing champion Zou won all three ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: Bronze for Russia, Ireland


August 10th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's David Aryapetyan and Ireland's Paddy Barnes won Olympic bronze medals in men's 49kg boxing here Friday.Aryapetyan, a 2009 world silver medallist, narrowly lost his ... Read more...

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Olympic taekwondo: Chinese Wu wins gold


August 9th, 2012 - 7:17 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Wu Jingyu defended her flyweight Olympic taekwondo gold in devastating fashion Wednesday.The two-time world champion thrashed Spain's three-time world champion Brigitte Yague Enrique 8-1 ... Read more...

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Indian held in Dhaka for smuggling tortoises


August 7th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 7 (IANS) An Indian was Tuesday arrested at the airport here for allegedly trying to smuggle over 100 baby tortoises, officials said.The tortoises were in two suitcases to ... Read more...

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Saina aims for gold in Rio


August 7th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 7 (IANS) Badminton star Saina Nehwal, back home with an Olympic medal, said the bronze she won in London will motivate her to be the best in the ... Read more...

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China’s Wang finally lifts Olympic gold


July 29th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's four-time world champion Mingjuan Wang finally won an Olympic weightlifting gold Saturday, needing just three lifts to blow away the rest of the field.Wang, ... Read more...

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Arif sure of Saina bagging Olympics medal


July 8th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) Former national chief badminton coach Syed Mohammed Arif believes India's top shuttler Saina Nehwal will win a medal at the London Olympics."I firmly believe that the ... Read more...

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Advani has mixed luck in World snooker


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 3 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani remained in contention for a berth in the knock-out phase as he beat Thailand's Thepchaiya Un-Nooh 5-4 for his second win, but later ... Read more...

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Doherty in rehab, again


June 27th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Singer Pete Doherty has checked into a rehab in Thailand to get rid off his addition to cocaine and heroine."Peter has left the building, well ... Read more...

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China sends 10,000 tablet computers to Thailand


June 21st, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 21 (IANS) A Chinese company has sent 10,000 tablet computers to Thailand, where the government plans to hand the devices to grade 1 primary school students.The tablets were ... Read more...

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Honda’s third manufacturing unit to be ready in 2013


June 20th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India's third manufacturing unit - in Bangalore - is expected to be ready in 2013, a top company official said Wednesday."The 1.2 ... Read more...

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Saina reaches quarter-finals of Indonesia Open


June 14th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, June 14 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal overcame a spirited challenge from Aprilla Yuswandari of Indonesia to enter the women's singles quarter-finals of the Indonesia Open Super Series badminton event ... Read more...

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Saina in Thailand Open final


June 9th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, June 9 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal defeated Thai Porntip Buranaprasertsuk 24-22, 21-11 to enter the finals of the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold badminton event here Saturday.The world No.5 ... Read more...

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Thailand Open: Four Indians, including Saina, in quarters (Lead)


June 7th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) India's badminton star Saina Nehwal advanced to the women's quarterfinals of the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold in Bangkok defeating Chinese Li Han 21-17, 21-13 ... Read more...

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Saina in quarters of Thailand Open


June 7th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) India's badminton star Saina Nehwal advanced to the quarterfinals of the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold in Bangkok defeating Chinese Li Han 21-17, 21-13 Thursday.World ... Read more...

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Aditya Mehta pots second win at Wuxi Classic Snooker


June 6th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield (England), June 6 (IANS) India's Aditya Mehta registered his second win at the Wuxi Classic snooker qualifiers, defeating World No.63 James Wattana of Thailand 5-1.Though James was a challenging ... Read more...

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Gaga, Kinney together again?


June 5th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga and her ex-boyfriend Taylor Kinney have reportedly reunited.Kinney, 30, recently sparked rumours of a reunion when he joined Gaga, who is currently touring ... Read more...

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Pakistani-origin man charged with murdering Thai lover


May 31st, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) A man of Pakistani origin has been charged with the murder of his girlfriend in a subway in Britain's Berkshire city. She was a trained kick-boxer ... Read more...

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Indian questioned over Bali smuggling


May 29th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) An Indian and three Britons are being questioned in Indonesia following the arrest of a British housewife for allegedly trying to smuggle cocaine into the country ... Read more...

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ASEAN-India officials meet in Cambodia


May 27th, 2012 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
Phnom Penh, May 27 (IANS) Officials of India and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are meeting here Sunday to review their bilateral cooperation.The one-day meeting is co-chaired by ... Read more...

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Two trucks blown up on Myanmar border


May 22nd, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 22 (IANS) Armed members of an ethnic group have blown up two trucks near Myanmar's eastern border with Thailand, state media reported Tuesday.The trucks were blown up by ... Read more...

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Myanmar to rebuild Death Railway


May 21st, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Myanmar will restore a 105-km section of the notorious "Death Railway" to Thailand which was built by Japanese-held prisoners of war during World War II, ... Read more...

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Myanmar ’slaves’ rescued in Thailand


May 19th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 19 (IANS) Nearly 150 Myanmar migrant workers locked up inside a shrimp factory near Bangkok have been rescued by Thai police.Kyaw Thaung, a spokesperson for the Burmese Association ... Read more...

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Myanmar gets over $270 mn investment


May 16th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 16 (IANS) Myanmar drew over $270 million in the first three months of 2012, a media report said. Much of it went into the oil and natural gas ... Read more...

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China, Thailand to hold joint military training


May 9th, 2012 - 4:28 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 9 (IANS) Marine forces of China and Thailand will hold a 21-day joint military training in China's Guangdong province, the Ministry of National Defence sources said.According to the ... Read more...

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More Indians head to Nepal


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 3 (IANS) Nepal has witnessed a sustained tourist inflow with visitor arrivals in April rising by 23.1 percent year on year, according to official figures released Thursday. Arrivals ... Read more...

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Man held in Sri Lanka with cocaine in belly


May 2nd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 2 (IANS) A Philippine national who had cocaine stashed in his stomach has been arrested, police said Wednesday.Police spokesman Ajith Rohana said the police narcotics bureau arrested the ... Read more...

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Advani, Mehta to clash for title in Asian Snooker (Lead)


April 28th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, April 28 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani and national champion Aditya Mehta entered the final of the Asian Snooker Championship here Saturday to set up an intriguing title clash.In the ... Read more...

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Indian girls slip on last day at Queen Sirikit Cup


April 28th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, April 28 (IANS) India slipped down on the final day of the Queen Sirikit Cup golf here Saturday as all three players succumbed under pressure.Gurbani Singh was the lone ... Read more...

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Advani, Mehta enter semis of Asian Snooker


April 28th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, April 28 (IANS) India's Pankaj Advani and Aditya Mehta continued to make steady progress as both the Indian top seeds reached the semi-finals of the Asian snooker championship here ... Read more...

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