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Indian tourists to South Africa could cross 1 lakh this year


September 7th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 6 (IANS) The number of Indian tourists visiting South Africa is expected to cross the one lakh mark this year, South African Tourism country head Hanneli Slabber said ... Read more...

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Late pope’s blood vial stolen, recovered


August 30th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 30 (IANS/AKI) A vial of what the church says is the late Pope John Paul II's blood was almost lost when three men stole a backpack from a ... Read more...

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BJP hijacking parliament: Congress


August 27th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Congress Monday hit back at the BJP accusing it of "hijacking" parliament and "running away" from a debate on coal blocks allocation.Congress spokesperson ... Read more...

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New timings for ‘Change of Guard’ ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan


August 16th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Citizens desirous of watching the ceremonial 'Change of Guard' at the Rashtrapati Bhavan every Saturday will now have to reach the venue at 9 ... Read more...

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Mamata breaks tradition, hoists tricolour at Red Road


August 15th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) Breaking a tradition in place since 1948, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday unfurled the tricolour at the Indira Gandhi Sarani, also known as ... Read more...

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Olympic modern pentathlon: Lithuania’s Asadauskaite wins last gold


August 13th, 2012 - 2:23 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lithuania's Laura Asadauskaite won the last gold medal of the London Olympics in the women's modern pentathlon Sunday.Asadauskaite, the reigning European champion, set an Olympic ... Read more...

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German side Bremen signs Kevin de Bruyne on loan


August 7th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 7 (IANS) Bundesliga side Werder Bremen has signed Belgian international midfielder Kevin de Bruyne on a season-long deal from Chelsea until 2013, the club said Tuesday.The 21-year-old Chelsea ... Read more...

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Rajasthan woman seeks annulment of her child marriage


August 4th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 4 (IANS) A 20-year-old woman in Rajasthan's Barmer district has requested the authorities to annul her marriage which was solemnised when she was only two years old, police ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Olympic flame moved and later re-lit


July 31st, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Sunday evening, something extraordinary happened at the Olympics. The Olympic flame for the London 2012 Olympics was extinguished, moved and later relit. It is said that ... Read more...

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I’ll legalise gay marriage by 2015: Cameron


July 26th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron has promised that gay marriage will be legalised in the country by 2015, the Daily Mail reported Thursday.The prime minister ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Rupert Grint carries the Olympic torch


July 26th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rupert Grint who plays as Ronn in the famous Harry Potter films is the latest star to relay for the Olympic torch.The star who gained immense popularity ... Read more...

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Blessed to be singer Mukesh’s grandson: Neil


July 22nd, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Actor Neil Nitin Mukesh remembered legendary singer and grandfather Mukesh on his birth anniversary Sunday and says he feels blessed to be his grandson."Today is my ... Read more...

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Meal with ex-flame generates most jealousy


July 12th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 12 (IANS) Sharing a meal with an ex-flame is more likely than any other activity to spur raging jealousy in your current love -- so beware.Researchers led by ... Read more...

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Rajasthan girl seeks annulment of her child marriage


June 18th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jodhpur, June 18 (IANS) A 20-year-old girl has sought protection by the Rajasthan authorities from members of a village community council who, she says, are threatening her with serious consequences ... Read more...

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German side Stuttgart signs midfielder Tunay Torun


June 7th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 7 (IANS) Turkish international Tunay Torun joined German team Stuttgart in a deal that will keep the footballer in Germany till 2015, the club confirmed.The former Berlin midfielder ... Read more...

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Fusion can enrich music, says Rao


May 10th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, May 10 (IANS) Fusion experiment can give new dimension to music if used wisely, renowned Sitar composer and performer Sri Shubhendra Rao said here.He also said that musicians ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Teenager jailed for killing Russian Santa Claus


May 4th, 2012 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 17-year-old boy in Tajikistan capital Dushanbe has been sentenced to jail for 10 years for killing a man dressed as "Father Frost', the Russian ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Underwood to perform in Britain


April 25th, 2012 - 8:20 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 25 (IANS) Singer Carrie Underwood is set to make her live debut in Britain as she will appear at London's Royal Albert Hall as part of her ... Read more...

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Akhilesh to get new add in cyber space (With Image)


April 20th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 20 (IANS) Hoping to reach out to people across the class divide, particularly the young, Uttar Pradesh's new tech savvy Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will soon have ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

5.4 million Chinese mourn for deceased


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 3 (IANS) Over 5.4 million Chinese visited 150 major memorial sites or cemeteries to mourn the deceased on the first day of the tomb-sweeping festival.The number was 25 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Thai princess to arrive in Pakistan Monday


March 19th, 2012 - 7:29 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 18 (IANS) Thailand's Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn will arrive on a three-day visit in Pakistan Monday.The visiting princess is expected to discuss bilateral relations, economic ties and ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Study reveals that Men prefer mum’s cooking


March 16th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new study has revealed that when presented with a dish from mother and wife, men are likely to pick that from their mother. The study was ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Philip Madoc dies at the age of 77 years


March 6th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Philip Madoc has passed away at the age of 77 years. The Welsh actor reportedly passed away after a short illness. His agent told the Associated ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie says that Brad Pitt is strict with kids


March 5th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Brad Pitt is strict when it comes to raising his children, partner Angelina Jolie has revealed. Jolie was speaking to The Inquisitr about the way the two ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sahara Force India ties up with fashion-brand Hackett


March 5th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Sahara Force India Monday announced that London-based fashion brand Hackett will be the team's official supplier for the 2012 season beginning March 18 at Melbourne. ... Read more...

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Big B comes out to greet well-wishers (With Image)


February 27th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) It's been tradition for Amitabh Bachchan to greet his fans at his doorstep almost every Sunday morning, and this Sunday was no different. Despite doctor's ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

History of Fat Tuesday


February 21st, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Also known as the Mardi Gras, the Fat Tuesday has been a major celebration around the world each year. Many people may not be aware of it ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Days of iron fist rule long gone, says Nasheed


February 20th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Male, Feb 20 (IANS) Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed has said the days of iron fist rule in the country had long gone and today one cannot seize control of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Dalit groom seeks police protection to ride mare


February 11th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Feb 11 (IANS) A Dalit bridegroom in a Rajasthan village had to seek police protection to ride a mare as part of his marriage rituals following opposition from upper ... Read more...

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Is Punxsutawney Phil going to predict arrival of spring on GroundHog’s Day?


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Punxsutawney, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) All gates in Pennsylvania lead to Gobbler’s Knob on the 2nd of February for Groundhog’s Day. It is an annual tradition since 1887 in which people travel ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

1,200 Tabla, 300 Pakwaj players on one stage


January 16th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) A total of 1,200 Tabla and 300 Pakwaj players will perform together Tuesday on one stage at Solapur in Maharashtra, the Art of Living Foundation ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Cruise’s family cooks together at Christmas


December 25th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise says his whole family gathers in the kitchen on Christmas morning to cook breakfast.The 49-year-old admits it's not the presents under the ... Read more...

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Kashmiri poetess Naseem Shafaie to get Sahitya Akademi award


December 21st, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 21 (IANS) Noted Kashmiri poetess Naseem Shafaie has been chosen for this year's Sahitya Akademi Award for her poetic collection, becoming the first Kashmiri woman to get the ... Read more...

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Luthria stresses upon use of ‘tough dialogues’ in script


December 19th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) Director Milan Luthria, whose latest directorial venture "The Dirty Picture" has hit the bull's eye, feels strong dialogues are integral to a film."We try to ... Read more...

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Billy Mitchell to carry Olympic flame through Albert Square


November 15th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Olympic flame will be carried by EastEnders character Billy Mitchell through Albert Square ahead of the London Games next summer. London will be hosting the famous ... Read more...

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