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Ramdev’s followers fast in Kolkata


August 9th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 9 (IANS) Followers of Baba Ramdev here sat on a nine-hour-long fast as a token of support for his three-day fast in New Delhi on the demand of ... Read more...

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Tannishtha mastered Kutchi dialect, thanks to local teacher (With Image)


August 7th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Actress Tannishtha Chatterjee, who plays a Kutchi villager in Girish Malik's "Jal", had to undergo an intense workshop with the locals to pick their native accent.Instead ... Read more...

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Pakistan donates $50,000 to Philippines


June 14th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, June 14 (IANS) The Philippines government has received a donation of $50,000 from Pakistan for reconstructing areas devastated by last year's tropical storm Washi, according to the country's foreign ... Read more...

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Man jumps before Metro train, dies (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


March 6th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) A 22-year-old youth allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a metro train in Mayur Vihar station in the capital, police said Tuesday.The identity of the ... Read more...

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Man repays debt of neighbours’ kindness with shoes


February 21st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 21 (IANS) A man in southwest China has prepared nearly 400 pairs of cloth shoes as a token of gratitude for his neighbours who once helped his parents ... Read more...

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China set to overtake US in diamond consumption


February 17th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 17 (IANS) China is expected to overtake the US to become the world's largest diamond-consuming country in 2016, Ari Epstein, CEO of Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC), said ... Read more...

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Seal dumps wedding ring


February 16th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 16 (IANS) Singer Seal seems to have finally accepted that his marriage with Heidi Klum has ended. He has been spotted without his wedding ring for ... Read more...

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Wikipedia to shut for 24 hours, youngsters unaffected


January 17th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Wikipedia, popular community-edited online encyclopedia, may have decided to shut down its English version for 24 hours to garner support against the proposed US ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sri Lanka donates flood relief to Thailand


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 23 (IANS) Sri Lanka has donated over $50,000 worth of aid to Thailand as flood relief, the external affairs ministry said.External Affairs Minister G.L Peiris handed over a ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama gives Rs.10 lakh for flood-hit Orissa


September 30th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 30 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has contributed Rs.10 lakh for relief work in Orissa, which was hit by floods last week, his office said here ... Read more...

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Airport Metro introduces new fare payment card


August 18th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) In order to facilitate the infrequent riders, the Delhi Airport Metro Thursday introduced a new fare payment smart card called 'Chhota Card', offering discounts and ... Read more...

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Ponting joins native Hobart Hurricanes to show loyalty


July 7th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, July 7 (IANS) Former Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting has signed up with the Hobart Hurricanes for the Twenty20 Big Bash League primarily to represent his home state of ... Read more...

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Congressmen stage hunger strike against Tamil Nadu party chief


March 31st, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 31 (IANS) With just 13 days to go for the Tamil Nadu assembly polls and when all other parties are campaigning actively for their candidates, the affairs within ... Read more...

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Seven ITBP aspirants fall to death from speeding trains in UP


February 1st, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Feb 1 (ANI): At least seven Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) aspirants were killed, when they fell down from the roof of two speeding trains in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday.They were returning ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole And Derek Hough’s Lip Lock Explains Everything


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest story of a hook up that is doing the rounds in the tinsel town is that of Cheryl Cole and Derek Hough. It was ... Read more...

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Cheryl, Derek dating


January 2nd, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 2 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole has fuelled rumours that she is dating choreographer Derek Hough after the two were seen kissing in public while celebrating New Year at Camps Bay ... Read more...

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Eva Longoria’s tattoos painful reminder of failed marriage with hubby


November 20th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 20 (ANI): 'Desperate Housewives' star Eva Longoria may be legally separating from estranged hubby Tony Parker, but the actress is still stuck with a few permanent reminders of their ... Read more...

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Obama ‘touched’ at being gifted book on ‘Slavery’


November 6th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 6 (IANS) US President Barack Obama was "greatly touched" Saturday on being gifted a book, "Slavery", by Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Chhagan Bhujbal who said it had been penned ... Read more...

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US defends its new military aid to “strategic partner” Pakistan


October 24th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 24 (ANI): The United States has defended the new 2.29 billion-dollar military aid package to Pakistan, saying it is in their 'mutual interest,' and the South Asian country is an ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Around 100 stray dogs caught from Games Village, other venues


September 24th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Around 100 stray dogs have been rounded up from the Commonwealth Games Village and other Games venues by the capital's civic authority in coordination with an NGO, ... Read more...

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Economic advisor sees silver lining in new WPI


September 17th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The government's Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu Friday saw a silver lining in the new benchmark Wholesale Price Index (WPI). He pointed out that the new WPI, though ... Read more...

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Ben Affleck ‘wasn’t too worried’ about sex scenes in ‘The Town’


September 15th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 15 (ANI): Actor Ben Affleck has revealed that he wasn't worried when he had to film sex scenes with Blake Lively and Rebecca Hall in his new movie 'The Town'.The ... Read more...

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Kanye West Remains Tame At The VMAs


September 13th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rapper Kanye West was by far the most talked about artists before the VMAs this year after his controversial actions in the awards last year. With ... Read more...

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Karnataka village where all men are Gyanappas and women Gyanammas


September 10th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by ANI
Koppal (Karnataka), Sep 10 (ANI): Believe it or not, the residents of Gunnali village in Karnataka's Koppal District share the same names, with the males being called Gyanappa and all females, Gyanamma.The ... Read more...

Posted in National |

120 students to help manage Delhi traffic during CWG


August 6th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) As many as 120 university students, including 12 girls, Friday joined as volunteers to help the Delhi Traffic Police during the Commonwealth Games that start Oct 3. Inducting ... Read more...

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Rihanna in free land controversy


June 25th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 25 (ANI): R&B singer Rihanna has been embroiled in a controversy after a Barbadian minister gave her a free piece of real estate while poor residents struggle to cope ... Read more...

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Rihanna in free land controversy


June 25th, 2010 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) R&B singer Rihanna has been embroiled in a controversy after a Barbadian minister gifted her a free piece of real estate while poor residents struggle to cope ... Read more...

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Robert Downey Jr. receives film honour


June 21st, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 21 (IANS) "Iron Man" star Robert Downey Jr. has been honoured in Chicago for his contribution to cinema. The 45-year-old attended an event Saturday at the city's Ritz Carlton Hotel, ... Read more...

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How Steve Carell apologised in advance!


May 17th, 2010 - 4:25 am ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) Hollywood funnyman Steve Carrell apologised in advance to residents near his new film set by sending them flowers and offering them food. The "Date Night" star personally visited 24 ... Read more...

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Broward College Observes Broward County Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony


May 8th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Florida, May 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) 3501 Davie Road witnessed Broward County Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony which was observed on Friday by Broward College. Reportedly, Broward College is one of the ... Read more...

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Police Investigate Indian Temple Human Sacrifice


April 18th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Donaipur, India, Apr 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Police in the state of West Bengal in India are on the lookout for people who may have been involved in an act of ... Read more...

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Like humans, chimps too can spot unfairness


April 13th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 13 (ANI): Like humans, chimps too can recognise unfairness, even when individuals other than themselves are in the picture, say scientists.To reach the conclusion, Sarah Brosnan, a primate behaviourist at ... Read more...

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Renee Zellweger gifts $100 coffee voucher to paparazzo


March 12th, 2010 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) Hollywood actress Renee Zellweger gifted a photographer a $100 coffee voucher after he saved her from getting a parking fine. The "Bridget Jones's Diary" star was in the middle ... Read more...

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Clint Eastwood doesn’t regret turning down 007 role


February 11th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 11 (ANI): Legendary actor Clint Eastwood has revealed that he has no regrets about turning down the role of James Bond, as he believes the 007 agent should be ... Read more...

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Secret of Rahul Mahajan’s Pyaar Ka Nazrana is out!


February 1st, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
While NDTV Imagine plays cupid, the atmosphere around the beautiful Fateh Garh Palace is a perfect backdrop for romance. Capitalizing on this very fact, the 15 gorgeous prospective brides are leaving ... Read more...

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