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Hulk and Witsel cost 40 millon euros each: Zenit


September 7th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian champions Zenit St. Petersburg paid 40 million euros each for Brazil striker Hulk from Porto and Belgium midfielder Axel Witsel from Benfica, Zenit general ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tug-of-war, atya-patya recognised, not cricket and hockey


August 21st, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The union sports ministry has not accorded its annual recognition to 14 national sports federations (NSF), including the Indian cricket board and Hockey India.Among the ... Read more...

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Mulayam remains mum as Samajwadi Party keeps everyone guessing


June 15th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) leaders Friday spoke in different voices on the party's crucial role in the July 19 presidential poll, leaving both the United Progressive ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Brangelina likely to attend street party


May 31st, 2012 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) Hollywood couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie may attend a Diamond Jubilee street party near their home in Richmond here.The party is being organised Saturday ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Men In Black 3′ - funny with right emotional tinge (IANS Movie Review)


May 25th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Men In Black 3"; Director: Barry Sonnenfeld; Cast: Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin, Jemaine Clement; Rating:***1/2Science fiction and humour can be a potent mix. Imagine having almost ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Opposition slams UPA’s performance on third anniversary


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday slammed the Congress-led UPA-II government's performance on its third anniversary, saying ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Rift in Rajasthan BJP, 40 legislators offer to resign (Lead)


May 6th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur/New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The rift within the Bharatiya Janata Party's Rajasthan unit widened Sunday after over 40 legislators offered to resign in favour of senior party leader ... Read more...

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40 Rajasthan BJP legislators offer to resign


May 6th, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 6 (IANS) The rift within the Bharatiya Janata Party's Rajasthan unit widened Sunday after over 40 legislators offered to resign in favour of senior party leader ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

World’s strongest man championship in UAE


February 11th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Feb 10 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates will host the World's Strongest Man championship here Sunday.A total of 22 contestants from 23 countries will participate in the three-day ... Read more...

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Chidambaram jokes his way out of 2G queries


September 30th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Pestered with uncomfortable questions relating to the 2G controversy, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday joked with mediapersons that he suffered from short-term memory loss ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kashmir, Mao, free spirit, join forces on book shelf (IANS Books This Week)


August 25th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The books on the shelf this week are mercurial: serious and thought-provoking, yet fun.1. "My Kashmir: The Dying of the Light"; Written by Wajahat Habibullah; ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Osama’s youngest bride in US-Pakistan tug of war


May 5th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 5 (IANS) The US might have eliminated Osama bin Laden, but this has left Washington and Islamabad locked in a diplomatic stand-off over the fate of the Al ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Major triumph for Nepal Maoists in cabinet reshuffle (Lead)


May 4th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, May 4 (IANS) Exactly three months after they helped communist leader Jhala Nath Khanal become the new prime minister, Nepal's Maoists won a major triumph Wednesday with the indebted ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Alligator attacks police car


May 4th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Gainesville, May 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A deputy in Gainesville Florida suffered an unusual car accident when he responded to a call about an animal nuisance near the local Golf and Country Club ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Australia to hold nude Olympics


May 1st, 2011 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 1 (IANS) Over 500 competitors will take part in a nude Olympics to be held in Australia during the weekend, Australian broadcaster ABC reported.A range of physical competitions ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Karmapa cash row: Tug of war over seized currency


April 24th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, April 24 (IANS) A tug of war is on between two security agencies over the possession of seized foreign and Indian currency worth Rs.70 million from the monastery of ... Read more...

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24th Australian Sikh Games begins in Adelaide


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAdelaide, Apr 22 (ANI): The Premier of South Australia, Mike Rann, declared open the 24th Australian Sikh Games here on Friday.The President of the Sikh Games Association, Mohanvir Singh, ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Hindus Find a Ganges in New York’s Queens area


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr. 22 (ANI): As the Hindu population has grown in Queens, New York, over the last decade, so too has the amount of ritual debris - clothing, statues, even cremation ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pak caught between a ‘rock and hard place’ in ‘tug of war’ with US: Editorial


April 15th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 15(ANI): Pakistan and the United States are locked in an uneasy embrace, where they do not trust each other but need each other's help, resulting in a tug of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Tug of war going on between ISI and CIA: Pakistani daily


April 15th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 15 (IANS) A tug of war is taking place between Pakistan's intelligence agency ISI and the CIA, said a Pakistani daily while noting that the US had given ... Read more...

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Danny Welbeck says might turn back on England and play for Ghana


March 31st, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 31 (ANI): Danny Welbeck admits he would consider turning his back on England to play for Ghana.Welbeck, 20, made his senior England debut against Ghana in Tuesday's friendly at Wembley ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Singam Puli - A tiring experience (Tamil Film Review; Rating **)


March 5th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Singam Puli; Director: Sai Ramani; Cast: Jiiva, Divya Spandana, Soundarya, Ponvannan, Pandu, Santhanam; Music: Mani Sharma; Rating: **There was a buzz around this movie, since people wanted to know how ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

A look at how well online dating works


February 12th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): A survey conducted on how well online dating works has found that more couples in America are meeting one another through the internet rather than through any other ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

MJ ‘apologized to Elizabeth Taylor over diamond necklace mix-up’


January 25th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 25 (ANI): Michael Jackson had to apologize to Elizabeth Taylor over a diamond necklace mix-up, according to the late pop star's former personal manager.Frank Cascio revealed that ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

CAG to discuss 2G report before parliamentary panel


December 26th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Vinod Rai will meet with parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Monday to discuss the audit report on 2G spectrum allocation, according ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Koffee With Karan: Shahid Kapoor Priyanka Chopra - Keeping The Guessing Game Intact


December 20th, 2010 - 9:47 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
The most amazing questions were asked by Karan by the deadly duo kept dodging them with ease and smartly avoiding any kind of extra information about their relationship status to get ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Day 13: Parliament shuts again without business (Second Lead)


November 30th, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were closed for the 13th successive day Tuesday without any business as the tug of war between the government and the opposition ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Detailed maps of dark matter offer clues to galaxy cluster growth


November 12th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 12 (ANI): Astronomers using NASA's Hubble Space Telescope have created one of the sharpest and most detailed maps of dark matter in the universe by taking advantage of a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Adarsh Scam: Congress ponders Ashok Chavan’s successor in Maharashtra


November 9th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 9 (ANI): With Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan's putting in his papers before the Congress leadership after his relatives' names figured in the Adarsh Housing Society scam, the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Genetic ‘battle of the sexes’ could be much harder to resolve: Study


November 5th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 05 (ANI): A genetic 'battle of the sexes' could be much harder to resolve and a lot more important to evolution than previously thought, suggests a new study.This battle, observed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

More trouble for Sivans


September 29th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 29 (IANS) Southern filmmaker Sivan has been chosen as jury member to select the films for the Indian Panorama section in which two films of his two sons are competing ... Read more...

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Meet 22-year-old Billy, the world’s oldest dog!


September 23rd, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 23 (ANI): Billy the Yorkshire Terrier has become the world's oldest dog at 22 years, which is the canine equivalent of a human aged 154.Billy is believed to be the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Trapped Chilean miners’ wives, mistresses in tug of war over compensation


September 3rd, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 3 (ANI): Wives and mistresses of the 33 Chilean miners trapped in the San Jose mine are reportedly engaged in a tug of war over compensation announced by the government. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Moons around ‘hot Jupiter’ can’t exist due to gravitational pulls


August 18th, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Au6 18 (ANI): A new study has shown that any moons around the distant large planets would be stripped away by gravitational pulls.A study by astronomer Fathi Namouni, with the Université ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Nuclear-powered Russian missile cruiser to dock at Goa


August 5th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Russia's heavy nuclear-powered missile cruiser, Pyotr Velikiy, will dock at a port in Goa for six days from Friday during which the warship will also take part ... Read more...

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