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Portman to campaign for Obama


August 26th, 2012 - 2:27 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 26 (IANS) Actress Natalie Portman will campaign for US President Barack Obama during a rally in Las Vegas.The Oscar winner will join political heavyweights like Valerie ... Read more...

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Top UN official to visit Syria


August 14th, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos will visit Syria and Lebanon to discuss ways to increase emergency aid to civilians affected by the Syrian conflict.UN spokesman ... Read more...

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UN agency seeks $32 mn for Myanmar


August 10th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Aug 10 (IANS) A UN aid agency has appealed for $32.5 million to help rehabilitate victims of the recent ethnic conflict in Myanmar.The communal clashes in Rakhine state have ... Read more...

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French officials to boycott Euro matches in Ukraine


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 2 (IANS) Barely a week before the kick-off of the Euro 2012 championships, officials of the French government have decided to boycott matches in Ukraine because of a ... Read more...

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Woman takes 58 years to get driving licence


April 24th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) A 16-year-old British girl thought of hitting the road with a licence within a few months of learning to drive. But little did she think that ... Read more...

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Top UN officials to visit Syria


March 6th, 2012 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 6 (IANS) UN special envoy for Syria Kofi Annan and humanitarian chief Valerie Amos will visit the country in the coming days, a spokesman said here."Kofi Annan, ... Read more...

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UNSC calls on Syria to allow humanitarian access


March 2nd, 2012 - 5:33 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 2 (IANS) UN Security Council has called on the Syrian authorities to allow "immediate, full and unimpeded" humanitarian access.The Security Council called upon the Syrian authorities to ... Read more...

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US President Barack Obama previews the State of the Union address


January 24th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama has previewed his State of the Union address and he is all set to make an appeal to the US citizens to ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Balogh arrested on her wedding day


November 18th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An English woman had a nightmarish surprise on her “wedding day” when the police picked her up for arranging a sham marriage to get a visa for ... Read more...

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TV viewing more risky for heart than using computers


November 17th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 17 (IANS) High levels of TV viewing by kids can elevate their chances of developing heart disease later in life, but significantly high use of computer does not. ... Read more...

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UN seeks $4 bn aid fund


July 23rd, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 22 (IANS/WAM) The UN needs $4.3 billion in the next six months to carry out humanitarian work, the world body says.Valerie Amos, the UN under secretary general ... Read more...

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UN humanitarian chief calls for temporary halt in Libya


May 10th, 2011 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 10 (IANS) All parties need to agree to a temporary pause in the ongoing fight in Libya to allow essential supplies and aid to be ... Read more...

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Increased computer use by adolescents linked to multiple-risk behaviours


April 26th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
"This research is based on social cognitive theory, which suggests that seeing people engaged in abehaviour is a way of learning that behaviour," says lead researcher and doctoral candidate inSchool ... Read more...

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How video games can reveal a child’s core competencies


February 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17 (ANI): A researcher from Florida State University has presented an approach wherein a learning experience can be made more enjoyable by creating video games into which educational content and ... Read more...

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El Hadji Diouf ‘texts nude photos to woo women’


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): A source close to controversial new Rangers star El Hadji Diouf has revealed how the flash footballer sends nude snaps hoping to get sexy ones in return.In an ... Read more...

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Cocaine use had negative impact on Naomi Campbell


February 2nd, 2011 - 7:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Supermodel Naomi Campbell admits experimenting with cocaine in her 20s, but says the use of the drug had a negative impact on her life."It rips your world ... Read more...

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P. Diddy to be sued for $1 trillion


January 29th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Hip-hop superstar P. Diddy is reportedly being sued for $1 trillion by a woman who claims he was behind the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York.Valerie Joyce Wilson ... Read more...

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Diddy sued for $1 trillion, blamed for 9/11


January 29th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan 29 (ANI): A woman from Los Angeles has reportedly filed a 1- trillion-dollar lawsuit against music mogul Diddy, claiming that he is responsible for the September 11 attacks.According to ... Read more...

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Sarkozy visit: France to open consulate in Bangalore


December 2nd, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) France is set to open a new consulate in Bangalore and re-open its consulate in Kolkata during the four-day visit of French President Nicolas Sarkozy to India ... Read more...

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Susan Sher to step down as Michelle Obama’s top aide


November 17th, 2010 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 17 (ANI): The US first lady Michelle Obama's office has announced that chief of staff Susan Sher would head back to Chicago after January 1 next year.Sher, who ... Read more...

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LeAnn Rimes Responds To Valerie Latona’s Comments


October 30th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The renowned American singer and songwriter LeAnn Rimes has come under scanner once again. The country singer appeared on the October cover of a reputed American ... Read more...

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US special coordinator calls on Dalai Lama


October 19th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Oct 19 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama met US State Department Under Secretary Maria Otero in the US and reiterated his commitment to "middle-way" approach of working non-violently ... Read more...

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Key ingredient dilutes marijuana’s effect on memory


October 2nd, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Some particular forms of cannabis may contain an ingredient that helps to diminish the drug's negative effects on memory, a new study has suggested.The new study has revealed ... Read more...

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New bacterial foe in cystic fibrosis identified


October 2nd, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 2 (ANI): Measuring the health status of cystic fibrosis (CF) patients would now get easier as researchers have found that exacerbations in CF are linked to chronic infection with a ... Read more...

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Mark Ronson says he doesn’t know about Amy’s Twitter outburst


September 21st, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 21 (ANI): Mark Ronson has claimed that he has no idea of Amy Winehouse's Twitter outburst, where she slammed him for implying he masterminded every track on 'Back To ... Read more...

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Body of Valerie Hamilton, NC Police Chief’s Daughter Found, Suspect Arrested in NY


September 20th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The body of the twenty three year old daughter of a North Carolina police chief has been found in a storage building. The police had video surveillance ... Read more...

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Livid Amy Winehouse says ‘Ronson is dead for me’


September 20th, 2010 - 5:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 20 (ANI): One time super team - Amy Winehouse and Mark Ronson-have allegedly parted ways and the 'Rehab' singer has claimed that the superproducer is "dead" for her.Apparently the ... Read more...

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UN seeks $1.6 bn more for Pakistan flood victims


September 18th, 2010 - 4:32 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 18 (DPA) The UN Friday appealed for an additional $1.6 billion to assist an estimated 14 million Pakistanis whose living conditions, from food to shelter, have been severely affected ... Read more...

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Amy Winehouse features in the Quincy Jones tribute album


September 12th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sep 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amy Winehouse is closely moving to stardom after she featured on Quincy Jones's upcoming tribute album. Amy, who surprised many with her performance at a ... Read more...

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Obama spending rain-hit holiday playing Scrabble


August 25th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): US President Barack Obama is apparently spending his holiday indoors playing Scrabble - thanks to the rain.Bill Burton, a White House spokesman said the First Family were ... Read more...

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US donates equipment to Sri Lanka Air Force (With Images)


August 23rd, 2010 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 23 (IANS) Officials of the US embassy presented the Sri Lanka Air Force Rs.674 million ($6 million) in equipment to enhance maritime security, the embassy said Monday. At a ... Read more...

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Philip Treacy ‘Hat Challenge’ Bamboozles Designers On ‘Project Runway’


August 20th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Contestants on Project Runway were in for a big surprise on Thursday with world renowned hat designer Philip Treacy appearing on the show. Heidi Klum introduced ... Read more...

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Waste vegetable oils could be used to make fuel of the future: Study


July 28th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 28 (ANI): The vegetable oil that is often discarded as waste by restaurants and pubs could be a vital source of hydrogen, and therefore, fuel - says a new study.Although ... Read more...

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Meet Britain’s oldest newlyweds, with a combined age of 184


July 26th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): When Henry Kerr met an attractive younger woman four years ago; he feared she wouldn't even look at him.But 97-year- old Kerr's dream became a reality when he ... Read more...

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Briton, 97, marries 87-year-old woman


July 26th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) A British couple - aged 97 and 87 - got married at their home in London, making them the oldest newlyweds in the country. Henry Kerr, just three years ... Read more...

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