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India improves ranking in trade logistics performance (Lead)

May 16th, 2012 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (IANS) Global trade logistics performance slowed down over the last two years amid the global recession but India - ranked 46th among 155 countries - and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Warner confident of filling in for Pietersen

May 5th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils dashing Australian opener David Warner said he was confident of filling in the void created in the team with the departure of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Top Lok Sabha performers to be awarded in Chennai

April 7th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 7 (IANS) Two Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members of parliament and one each from Shiv Sena and Congress would be honoured on April 14 with the Sansad ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Seoul to keep leaders’ spouse busy with music, dance

March 26th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, March 26 (IANS) Spouses of world leaders who are here for the two-day nuclear summit will get to enjoy traditional music and dance, including a performance by an 18-year-old ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Lion King’ to be released in 3D

September 17th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lion King is going back to the theaters 17 years after the movie became one of the highest earning movies of all time. The franchise is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tendulkar to receive Polly Umrigar Award

May 14th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar will be awarded with the Polly Umrigar Trophy for being the best cricketer during the 2009-10 season, the Indian cricket board ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

American Idol: Top 11- Liv Tyler, Gordon Ramsey

March 24th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) So far, we have lost two of the top contestants for this season's 'American Idol', which leaves us with eleven top performers who were due to perform for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Love and elopement in the heart of tribal Madhya Pradesh

March 17th, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Jhabua, March 17 (IANS) Holi, the festival of colour and abandon, takes on a different hue in Madhya Pradesh's tribal area of Jhabua. The annual festival, held in the ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Gay Couple Auditions For ‘Dance India Dance’

January 6th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
This is not something that the Indian television audience is used to seeing often. If reports are to be believed, a gay couple from the city of Lucknow made it ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pak ‘not the crowd-pullers of world cricket anymore’: Sohail

November 1st, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 1(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Aamir Sohail reckons that the national team is no more the 'crowd-pullers' in world cricket, which he believes is the reason behind top international teams' refusal ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pakistan cricket team no more a crowd-puller: Sohail

October 31st, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 31 (IANS) Former captain Aamir Sohail said the Pakistan cricket team is no more a crowd-puller in world cricket and that is the reason why top international teams are not ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

England spinner Swann included in ICC Cricketer of the Year category

August 20th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Aug.20 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday announced that England's off-spinner Graeme Swann has been included in the ICC Cricketer of the Year category at the LG ICC Awards ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Swann included in awards nomination list, ICC terms omission genuine oversight

August 19th, 2010 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 19 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Thursday included England off-spinner Graeme Swann in the list of nominations for the Cricketer of the Year award, terming his omission from the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Unfit, non-performing players unlikely to get new PCB central contract

January 29th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.29 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is preparing new central contracts that would emphasise on players' performance and fitness levels.PCB Chief Operation Officer (COO) Wasim Bari made it clear that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ex-Pak cricket greats call for replacement of ‘failed stars’ with ‘young guns’

January 27th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.27 (ANI): Upset and irritated over Pakistan's dreadful performance in the ongoing Australia series, former cricketers have called for replacing ageing, non-performing players with the young guns of the under-19 team."Since ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Afridi ready with Pak 2010 T20 World Cup blueprint for victory

October 28th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct.28 (ANI): The ICC Twenty20 World Championship may be six months away, but Pakistan T20 captain Shahid Afridi has already prepared a blueprint to help the team retain the coveted title.Afridi ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Michael Jackson tribute concert in Vienna cancelled

September 11th, 2009 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Sep 11 (DPA) What had been billed as the "sole worldwide" Michael Jackson tribute concert in Vienna later this month was cancelled Friday, with a no-show by top performers proving ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mohammad defends selection of Salman Butt for T20 World Cup

June 5th, 2009 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, June 5 (ANI): Pakistan's selection committee member Shoaib Mohammad has defended the selection of opener Salman Butt for the World Twenty20 Championship beginning in England from today.Talking to reporters at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Two top performers in last Lok Sabha bite poll dust

May 16th, 2009 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 16 (IANS) One asked 1,200 questions in parliament and another would give a yearly report of his performance to voters. But all this did not cut much ice with the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Nannes can’t believe he is preferred over McGrath

May 3rd, 2009 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, May 3 (IANS) Left-arm Australian fast bowler Dirk Nannes can't believe that he is preferred ahead of his legendary compatriot Glenn McGrath for Delhi Daredevils in the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Asian pupils best performers in maths and science

December 11th, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 11 (ANI): Asian students turned out to be top performers at both the fourth and eighth grade levels in the latest math and science study. Releasing the most recent ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

India will retake second place with series win over England

December 9th, 2008 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Dec.9 (ANI): India will go second in the Reliance Mobile ICC Test Championship table if it beats England in the upcoming two-Test series that gets underway in Chennai on Thursday. By ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Watson says hell make way for Symonds for series against Kiwis

November 17th, 2008 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Nov 17 (ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has said that he wont feel hurt if Andrew Symonds was given a berth in the Test team at his cost for the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Archer Reena questions Olympics selection

July 3rd, 2008 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Archer Reena Kumari, who was left out of the Indian Olympic team after the trials in Kolkata last week, slammed the Archery Association of India (AAI) alleging ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Shah Rukh worked his money magic on Knight Riders (Special)

June 10th, 2008 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy The IPL hangover continues and so it shall for some time to come. While the news for many of top performers is great as some find a place in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Marwaris thrilled at Rajasthan Royals’ IPL victory

June 2nd, 2008 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) The Marwari community here is thrilled at the Rajasthan Royals winning the Indian Premier League (IPL) final. At the community's homes, offices and temples, the talk Monday was ... Read more...

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