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Chinese will be tough to beat at Olympics: Saina Nehwal (Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) India's top badminton star Saina Nehwal says it will be tough to beat the Chinese at the London Olympics despite her recent successes against them.Saina defeated ... Read more...

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Olympics will be tough, says Saina Nehwal


June 19th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) Fresh after confidence boosting title wins in Thailand and Indonesia, India's ace shuttler Saina Nehwal is gearing for the Olympic challenge but admits it won't be ... Read more...

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Striving hard for a podium finish in London: Discus thrower Krishna Poonia (Interview)


May 13th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) India's Commonwealth Games gold medallist Krishna Poonia has set herself a target of 65 metres in the discus throw to make a podium finish at ... Read more...

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HI lauds appointment of Ajit Pal’s as Chef-de-Mission


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) Tuesday lauded the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for appointing three-time Olympian and former captain Ajit Pal Singh as the Chef-de-Mission of the ... Read more...

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Hira new Himachal chief secretary


March 31st, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 31 (IANS) Harinder Hira, a 1976-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, will be the new chief secretary of Himachal Pradesh, replacing Rajwant Sandhu, who retired Saturday. She is ... Read more...

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Government paves way for Bharat Ratna in sports


December 16th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The government has modified the eligibility criteria for the Bharat Ratna paving the way for sportspersons like the late hockey legend Dhyan Chand to ... Read more...

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Haryana announces Rs.21 lakh for ‘little champ’


October 2nd, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 2 (IANS) A student from Haryana's Mewat district who emerged as a runner-up in Zee TV's singing reality show "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs" will ... Read more...

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Who is India’s sexiest bachelor? Find out in new TV show!


April 21st, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Who is India's sexiest bachelor? A new TV show will reveal the answer after the public casts its preferences from a panel which could ... Read more...

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Congress, Left confident of victory in Kerala polls


March 31st, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 31 (IANS) In a battle of words ahead of the war for ballot April 13, leaders of Kerala's top contenders for power, the Congress' A.K. Antony and ... Read more...

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A.R Rahman Nominated For The 83rd Annual Academy Awards Twice


January 26th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Music composer A.R. Rahman has proved time and again that his renditions are certainly amongst the best ever compositions in the world. However, when such works of art are appreciated ... Read more...

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“The King’s Speech” Reigns At The Producers Guild Of America Awards


January 24th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The King still continues to rule. Yes with the recent bagging of the award for the best film at the 22nd annual Producers Guild of America ... Read more...

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John Edwards Engaged - Rumor Hits Web


January 8th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) John Edwards, one of the top contenders for the post of the president, seems to have changed his role from a politician to a topic of ... Read more...

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Pak World Cup chances will not be affected by spot-fixing controversies: Afridi


December 3rd, 2010 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 3(ANI): Pakistan cricket may be in turmoil due to unending controversies, but ODI captain Shahid Afridi believes that it would not affect the morale of the team in next year's ... Read more...

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Ali Zafar To Star In David Dhawan’s Next


October 19th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Pakistani actor Ali Zafar has been very lucky this year as he has been signed by Yash Raj Films after the success of his first Bollywood ... Read more...

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Bruno Mars grabs top male artist position


September 24th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bruno Mars becomes the third male artist of this year as he embarks to take his first ever charting single, as the lead artist, on the Billboard ... Read more...

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‘Fighting Gravity’ Sizzle In ‘America’s Got Talent’ Semifinal


September 1st, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sept 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was an important Tuesday night for Fighting Gravity as they competed for the finals against some really tough competitors in 'America's Got Talent'. Considering that ... Read more...

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Top riders for K-1000 Rally


August 19th, 2010 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 19 (IANS) The Karnataka-1000, the second round of the MAK Indian National Rally Championship (INRC) for two-wheelers will be held Sunday at Siddhalaghatta, near here. After a successful season opener at ... Read more...

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Haye needs to prove himself before taking on Klitschko brothers: Tyson


July 17th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17(ANI): Former American world heavyweight champion Mike Tyson believes that current WBA heavyweight champion David Haye needs to get more experience before he takes on Klitschko brothers.Tyson insists that Haye ... Read more...

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Heidi and Spencer Top Embarrassing Americans List


July 5th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 5, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): This is official. Heidi and Spencer have ‘successfully’ topped the Most Embarrassing American’s list. They have collectively bagged top honors at the poll. ... Read more...

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Coopers Beach Becomes The Best Beach This Season


May 29th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Southampton, May 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Friday the 20th annual list of the top ten beaches of United States was released by Dr. Stephen Leatherman. The Coopers Beach of the ... Read more...

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Who will BJP choose as next Jharkhand chief minister?


May 8th, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 6 (IANS) With the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) having agreed to support a government led by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP, ending the lingering political crisis in Jharkhand, ... Read more...

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PCB contemplating handing over Test captaincy to Afridi


May 1st, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, May.1 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is contemplating handing over the Test captaincy to incumbent T20 skipper Shahid Afridi, a top PCB official has said.PCB chief operating officer Wasim Bari ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock Emerges A Big Winner At 2010 People’s Choice Awards


January 7th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sandra Bullock was quite a sensation at the People's Choice Awards on last Wednesday. Sandra Bullock had two major hits this year in her kitty, namely ... Read more...

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Bill Ritter Says No To Re-Election


January 6th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Governor of Colorado, Bil Ritter has no plans of running for a re-election. Bill Ritter who was elected in 2006 as the first-term democrat in ... Read more...

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Tisca Chopra’s wish list!


December 24th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Tisca Chopra, who is known for her versatility in her roles, recently shot for a commercial with Shahrukh Khan.The shoot went on smoothly and the whole town is buzzing about her ... Read more...

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Running Back Toby Gerhart Gives An Amazing Performance To Ensure Stanford’s Victory


November 29th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 29. (THAINDIAN NEWS) Stanford University running back Toby Gerhart displayed an impressive performance in the college football game when his team Stanford Cardinal registered their victory against rival Notre ... Read more...

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Keen battle likely in Kolkata Rally


September 17th, 2009 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Durgapur, Sep 17 (IANS) Heavy rains in the region notwithstanding, the Rally de Kolkata, the third round of the Speed-Indian National Rally Championship, is all set to commence here Friday with 37 ... Read more...

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Webley-Smith favourite to win second $10,000 ITF tournament


August 9th, 2009 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Top seed Emily Webley-Smith of Britain will be the favourite to win the second of the back-to-back 10,000 women's International Tennis Federation (ITF) tournament that begins at ... Read more...

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Santosh Sivan unaware of ‘Tahaan’ honour in Germany


July 24th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) At Germany's only annual festival celebrating Bollywood cinema in Stuttgart the highest honour went to Santosh Sivan's Hindi film "Tahaan", but the cinematographer-filmmaker was ... Read more...

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Mumbai Indians looking for revenge against Deccan Chargers


May 5th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Centurion, May 5 (IANS) Both Deccan Chargers and Mumbai Indians will be hungry for a win when they meet in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Centurion Park here Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Hardeep Puri is India’s new envoy to UN


April 17th, 2009 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The government Thursday announced the appointment of Hardeep Singh Puri, secretary in the external affairs ministry, as India's Permanent Representative to the United Nations. ... Read more...

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Staffer claims ”American Idol” bosses have decided final four


March 17th, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 17 (ANI): A loudmouth on the sets of American Idol has claimed that the producers and judges of the show have already decided which contestants will make it ... Read more...

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There’s no competition with Imran Khan: Farhan Akhtar


February 15th, 2009 - 9:57 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 15 (IANS) Both newcomers impressed audiences with their near flawless acts in "Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na" and "Rock On" respectively, making them top contenders for the numerous awards in ... Read more...

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Anil Kapoor makes unplanned visit to Big Apple film theatre


February 7th, 2009 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 7 (ANI): Anil Kapoor, who played the cunning game show host in the flick Slumdog Millionaire, made an unplanned visit to Lincoln Plaza Cinema in New York City ... Read more...

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Warner Bros campaigns for Heath Ledgers Oscar win


November 19th, 2008 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, November 19 (ANI): In a bid to ensure an Oscar for the late actor Heath Ledger, Warner Bros has set up a campaign to leave its stamp on the forthcoming ... Read more...

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