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European experience should stand in good stead for Olympics: Nobbs


June 24th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) India hockey coach Michael Nobbs warned his boys Sunday that there won't be room for errors against top European teams at the London Olympics.Nobbs said ... Read more...

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After Nobel prize, Suu Kyi felt Myanmar was not forgotten


June 16th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, June 16 (IANS) Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi said here Saturday that receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 had made her feel "real again" and reassured ... Read more...

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Enrique Iglesias wraps up worldwide tour


November 6th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 6 (IANS/EFE) Enrique Iglesias set off a real frenzy among fans at his concert in Madison Square Garden in New York as he wrapped up his ... Read more...

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Indian states’ finance ministers conclude Europe tour


September 17th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 17 (IANS) A delegation of state finance ministers from India concluded a ten-day tour of Europe Friday after studying the implementation of the VAT system in ... Read more...

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Lauryn Hill facing lawsuit


August 9th, 2011 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Lauryn Hill's former guitarist has filed a lawsuit against Grammy Award-winning singer alleging she has failed to pay him for work on a 2007 tour of ... Read more...

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Veteran Zeeshan Ashraf left out of Pakistan hockey squad


May 21st, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 21 (IANS) Just months after he led Pakistan to its first Asian Games gold medal in 20 years, seasoned fullback Zeeshan Ashraf has been sidelined by Pakistan Hockey ... Read more...

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Abbottabad fast becoming no-go area for sports


May 21st, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, May 21 (IANS) In the aftermath of the killing of Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad earlier this month, the garrison town -- deemed as one of the ... Read more...

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Cherrapunjee to be brand of northeast tourism: Sangma


December 9th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Sohra (Meghalya), Dec 9 (IANS) Cherrapunjee, a hamlet in Meghalaya popular among tourists as the place with the maximum rainfall in the country, will be promoted as a brand to boost tourism ... Read more...

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Vietnamese bank giving away beer to customers!


October 7th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 7 (ANI): A Vietnamese bank is rewarding its customers for depositing money by giving away beer.Western Bank launched the nationwide promotion on Wednesday, offering a large can of Bitburger beer ... Read more...

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Pak FO spokesman calls US drone attacks “counterproductive”


September 10th, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 10 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Office spokesman, Abdul Basit has said that Pakistan has always been opposing the counterproductive US drone attacks, and has repeatedly expressed its concerns to America ... Read more...

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Jolie donates 100,000 dollars for Pak flood victims


August 19th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Paris, Aug.19 (ANI): Hollywood star Angelina Jolie has donated 100,000 dollars to the United Nations towards aid for Pakistan flood victims.Jolie, who is currently on a promotional tour of Europe for ... Read more...

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Zardari ’spurns’ Cameron’s invitation


August 5th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, who is on a visit to Britain, has rejected an offer of hospitality at British Prime Minister David Cameron's coun­try house, saying ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Zardari hopes to ‘educate’ Cameron on Pak suffering from terrorism


August 5th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.5 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said he will meet British Prime Minister David Cameron at the latter's country retreat Chequers in Buckinghamshire, and according to sources, may ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan recalls senior players in hockey team


June 30th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 30 (IANS) Pakistan Wednesday recalled almost all of its previously discarded senior players in the national hockey team in a bid to bolster the team ahead of the year's two ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus’ fake lesbian kiss shocks audiences


June 5th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 05 (ANI): Singer Miley Cyrus surprised TV viewers when she pretended to kiss a female backing dancer during her 'Britain's Got Talent' performance.The show's creator Simon Cowell and fellow ... Read more...

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Miley Cyrus stuns fans with lesbian kiss


June 5th, 2010 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) Teen starlet Miley Cyrus has provoked another controversy as she simulated a lesbian kiss with a dancer during a TV show in Britain. The "Hannah Montana" star was ... Read more...

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Alicia Keys Pregnant, Settles The Knot With Swiss Beatz


May 28th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Los Angeles, May 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz who have been together for quite some time now has finally confirmed Alicia Key's pregnancy report. Reportedly, the couple ... Read more...

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Roger Waters to recreate Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’ magic


May 28th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 28 (ANI): English singer and founding member of the rock band Pink Floyd, Roger Waters will be reviving the band's hit and innovative album 'The Wall' after thirty years since ... Read more...

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CID refuses to probe legislators’ fake bills case


March 28th, 2010 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 27 (IANS) The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) in Meghalaya rejected a demand for it to probe case against 15 legislators indicted in an audit report for submitting fake bills to ... Read more...

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Battling the odds in Lahore (Seventh of the series on Hockey World Cup)


February 20th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Seventh World Cup - Lahore, Pakistan (Feb 12-23, 1990)It was akin to walking into the lion's den when the Indian team flew into Lahore for the seventh World Cup just ... Read more...

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Musharraf: Will return when time is right


December 26th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 26 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf, currently on a lecture tour of Europe, has said he will return home when the time is right. "I will surely return ... Read more...

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Pak hockey coach worried about acclimatisation


October 20th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 20 (IANS) Pakistan's hockey coach Shahid Ali Khan is concerned about his players not getting enough time to acclimatise in Lille (France) before the start of the hockey World Cup ... Read more...

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Mugabe, Zimbabwean military earning “blood money” after diamond field massacre: HRW


June 27th, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): A Human Rights Watch report has claimed that senior leaders in Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's Zanu-PF party and the country's armed forces are making millions from a diamond ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Thief breaks into Katy Perry’s tour bus


June 13th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 13 (IANS) American singer Katy Perry was left shaken after a man broke into her tour bus while she was in Britain to perform. The singer, currently on a summer ... Read more...

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Katy Perry’s tour bus broken into by thief


June 12th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Katy Perry was recently left shaken when a man broke into her tour bus, while she was doing her gig on stage in UK.The pop star is ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama and daughters make surprise visit to London


June 9th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 9 (ANI): U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama made a surprise visit to London along with her two daughters Malia, 10, and Sasha, eight, on Monday.She was seen leaving the ... Read more...

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Obama plans romantic dinner with wife before meeting Czech leaders


April 4th, 2009 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 4 (ANI): U.S. President Barack Obama has chosen to have a romantic evening with his wife Michelle rather than meet Czech politicians, after the First Couple arrives in Prague.The ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh’s in great health: Gordon Brown


March 25th, 2009 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 25 (IANS) British Premier Gordon Brown has called up Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in the runup to the G20 summit in London, and reported back that the Indian leader ... Read more...

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And now Obama airline discounts!


February 19th, 2009 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 19 (IANS) Here is yet another industry in the name of US President Barack Obama. Obama airline discounts. To celebrate President Barack Obama's visit to Canada Thursday, the country's second largest ... Read more...

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Gazza to spend Xmas in rehab


December 10th, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.10 (ANI): Former England football star Paul Gazza Gascoigne is to spend Christmas in rehab in a desperate new bid to beat his booze addiction. According to the Daily Star, Gazza ... Read more...

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Tintins 1939 journey to be recreated by diehard fan


August 28th, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 28 (ANI): A diehard Tintin fan in Bristol is all set to drive 5,000 miles to recreate the characters journey in Herges 1939 comic The Land of Black Gold.Businessman ... Read more...

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Obama failed the Commander-in-Chief test on Iraq: McCain


July 26th, 2008 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 26 (ANI): Republican presidential hopeful Senator John McCain has accused his rival Democrat Senator Barack Obama of failing the Commander-in-Chief test on Iraq.Speaking to war veterans in Denver, McCain ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Aniston, Mayer get super affectionate at pre-tour dinner


June 19th, 2008 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 19 (ANI): Jennifer Aniston made sure that beau John Mayer has something to remember when he starts his European tour with a romantic dinner in Beverly Hills a day ... Read more...

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Iraq invasion was a just war: Bush


June 16th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua London, June 16 (Xinhua) US President George W. Bush, now on the Britain leg of his farewell tour of Europe, has reiterated that the Iraq invasion was "the right thing" to get ... Read more...

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President Bush arrives in Britain on farewell visit


June 15th, 2008 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
DPA London, June 15 (DPA) US President George W. Bush, making his farewell tour of Europe, arrived Sunday at London Heathrow airport for a visit and talks with British leaders. Earlier, Scotland ... Read more...

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