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Gus Logie appointed Canada coach for second time


June 30th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto (Canada), June 30 (IANS/CMC) Former West Indies batsman Gus Logie has been appointed Canada's coach for the second time.The 51-year-old, also a former Windies head coach, first led the side ... Read more...

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Probation ends, Lindsay excited to play Taylor


March 30th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan's probation has been terminated and now she is determined to remain focused on rebuilding her film career. She is looking forward to ... Read more...

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Did Lindsay Lohan have sex with porn star?


March 21st, 2012 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 21 (IANS) Porn star Alex Torres has claimed to have had sex with actress Lindsay Lohan.The adult actor said he slept with Lohan while her father ... Read more...

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Actor Kader Khan designing courses for Arabic, Urdu speakers (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


March 8th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) For over 40 years we have known Kader Khan for his humour and dialogues. But now this Kabul-born Bollywood actor is immersed in academics. He has ... Read more...

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Guess who’s designing Islamic language courses? Kader Khan


March 8th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) For over 40 years we have known Kader Khan for his humour and dialogues. But now this septuagenarian is too busy with academics - the Kabul-born ... Read more...

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Government slammed for denying certificate to blast victim (Lead)


February 9th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central and Delhi governments for denial of a medical certificate to a non-resident Indian victim of ... Read more...

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Regional diaspora meet in Dubai this year: Ravi


January 9th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 9 (IANS) The regional annual diaspora meet, the mini-Pravasi Bharatiya Divas, will be held in Dubai later this year, Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi said Monday."I am ... Read more...

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Munda may skip Jan Chetna rally as Advani skirts Jharkhand


October 11th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Oct 11 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda might not attend the Oct 21 Jan Chetna rally here to be addressed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader ... Read more...

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Biel, Timberlake together again?


August 30th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) Actress Jessica Biel is reportedly dating her ex-flame, singer-actor Justin Timberlake.The pair, who split earlier this year, were seen enjoying a romantic rendezvous at Ella's Uncle ... Read more...

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Rogers Cup: Sania falters at final qualifying round


August 8th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto (Canada), Aug 8 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza faltered at the final women's singles qualifying round of the Rogers Cup tennis.Seeded 11th, Sania went down fighting 7-6(5), 5-7, 3-6 ... Read more...

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Robert Pattinson gets patch haircut


July 11th, 2011 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 11 (IANS) Robert Pattinson has got a new hairdo. The actor was snapped sporting a patchy haircut while signing autographs and taking pictures with fans in Toronto.The photo ... Read more...

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Women and men sign up for Bhopal Slutwalk


July 8th, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, July 8 (IANS) Over 4,560 and counting. By Friday, all these people had signed up on Facebook for "Besharmi morcha", a version of the global Slutwalk, to stand ... Read more...

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Princess Diana’s dress fetches $816,000


June 26th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) A designer dress worn by Princess Diana has been sold for $816,000 at an auction.The navy blue velvet dress created by Victor Edelstein fetched the ... Read more...

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Canada introduces plastic cash


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, Canada, June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Bank of Canada has announced that they will place in circulation new currency notes made of polymer by the end of 2013. The central bank ... Read more...

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Brett Lee to walk the ramp for Indian designer


June 17th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Brett Lee is set to walk the ramp for designer Rajesh Pratap Singh at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) weekend ... Read more...

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Pookutty announces three scholarships for film students


June 17th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Oscar winner Resul Pookutty is providing three new scholarships to students from Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) who are willing to carve ... Read more...

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Peking Man could have used weapons in China 700,000 years ago


April 30th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 30 (ANI): A new research has found that Peking Man, who is believed to be 700,000 years old, was smarter than thought.At a time when China's climate was chillier than ... Read more...

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‘Band Baaja Baaraat’, ‘Dabangg’ sweep IIFA technical awards


April 27th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Wednesday announced the winners of the technical awards categories for IIFA Awards 2011 with "Band Baaja Baaraat", "Dabangg" and ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole sends baby gifts to Hough’s sister


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:58 am ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole has reportedly sent a huge hamper of baby gifts to Derek Hough's sister, who gave birth to a boy.Cole, 27, is said to ... Read more...

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29-year-old man arrested over York University student webcam death


April 21st, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto, Apr 21 (ANI): Toronto Police have arrested a 29-year-old man over the death of a Chinese student, Qian Liu, who was murdered in her York University Village bedroom in Toronto, Canada.Liu ... Read more...

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Boyfriend watches on webcam as girlfriend murdered 11,000 miles away


April 20th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20(ANI): A Chinese student, Qian Liu, who was murdered in her York University Village bedroom in Toronto, Canada, was attacked when she was engaged in an online video chat with ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen toasts ashes of woman’s dead husband at show


April 16th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16 (ANI): Charlie Sheen ended his first show in Toronto, Canada by toasting to the ashes of a fan's deceased husband.During the actor's 'My Violent Torpedo of Truth' show,Sheen ... Read more...

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Soundgarden announce their tour


April 15th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Thursday Soundgarden announced their first tour since their reunion. The tour which will be the first for the band in North America for nearly 15 ... Read more...

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Beckham keeping playing options open


April 13th, 2011 - 8:45 am ICT by ANI
Toronto (Canada), Apr.13 (ANI): Former England football captain David Beckham has said that he is keeping his options open about returning to the MLS for another season after his five-year contract ... Read more...

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Cholesterol-lowering drug could protect kidneys after surgery


April 12th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): A new study involving an Indian-origin researcher has suggested that taking a cholesterol-lowering drug called statin before having major elective surgery could potentially reduce serious kidney complications.Each year, ... Read more...

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Nicki Minaj replaces Enrique Iglesias for Britney Spears’ tour


April 12th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): Nicki Minaj is all set to hit the road with Britney Spears for her upcoming 'Femme Fatale' tour.According to TMZ, Minaj, a New York Hip Hop ... Read more...

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Chandigarh’s roses as beautiful as the city, gush foreigners


February 26th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Ritika Sharma Chandigarh, Feb 26 (IANS) Chandigarh's annual Rose Festival not only attracts tens of thousands of visitors from the city and adjoining states but also a large number ... Read more...

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Canadian minorities earn 18 percent less than Canadian whites: Indian origin economist


February 26th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto (Canada), Feb.26 (ANI): A Canadian-born visible minority man earns about 18 per cent less than a Canadian-born white man with similar education and experience, according to Simon Fraser University Indian origin ... Read more...

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Deep-brain stimulation ‘helps patients with treatment-resistant depression’


February 8th, 2011 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): Deep-brain stimulation can help depressed patients who are resistant to other therapies, according to a new study.The study, conducted by a team led by psychiatrist Sidney Kennedy ... Read more...

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Dubai opens ‘world’s highest restaurant’


January 24th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 24 (ANI): Dubai has set a new record by opening world's highest restaurant.A fine dining establishment called At.mosphere has opened on the 122nd floor of the Burj Khalifa, the tallest ... Read more...

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Canadians take part in Pravasi Bharatiya Divas


January 17th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.17 (ANI): Canadians proudly participated in the ninth edition of the Government of India-sponsored Indian diaspora reunion, the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), January 7 to 9 in New Delhi.The Canada-based ... Read more...

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Robert Pattinson bags lead role in David Cronenberg’s ‘Cosmopolis’


January 7th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 7 (ANI): Robert Pattinson has bagged the lead role in David Cronenberg thriller 'Cosmopolis'.The 'Twilight' star will be star alongside Marion Cotillard of 'Inception' and Paul Giamatti of 'Duplicity', according ... Read more...

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Coffee Spill Diverts United Airlines Flight, Triggers Hijacking Alert


January 6th, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A cup of coffee belonging to a pilot on board a United Airlines flight, which was headed to Frankfurt, Germany from Chicago, Illinois, spilled over, causing the plane ... Read more...

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Actress/Model Michelle Marie Gopaul Charged for Kidnapping Baby


January 6th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michelle Marie Gopaul is being held in Toronto on charges of kidnapping a baby after setting up a fake casting call for infants in an alleged effort to ... Read more...

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A Canadian yoga teacher traces her Indian roots


December 12th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Shobha Rae had two missions when she came to India from Canada - complete a yoga teachers' training course and seek out her relatives for ... Read more...

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