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Olympics football: Brazil captain Silva wary of South Korea


August 5th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Brazil football captain Thiago Silva said Sunday his team will ignore its status as favourites in Tuesday's Olympic semi-final against South Korea at Old Trafford.Brazil ... Read more...

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Olympic weightlifting: Polish underdog bags gold


August 4th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Poland's Adrian Edward Zielinski has won the gold medal in weightlifting men's 85kg category with a total of 385kg.Zielinski, 23, standing in the third place ... Read more...

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Olympic weightlifting: Podobedova lifts Kazakhstan to gold


August 4th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Svetlana Podobedova won Olympic gold for Kazakhstan by the narrowest of margins here Friday, edging out Russia's Natalya Zabolotnaya in the women's 75 kg weightlifting ... Read more...

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Government mulls course on rural healthcare


April 24th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Indian government is considering a course on rural healthcare to create more manpower to serve in the country's hinterland, the Rajya Sabha was informed ... Read more...

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Over 500,000 seek Spanish citizenship


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 2 (IANS/EFE) A total of 503,439 people, most of them in Latin America, have requested Spanish nationality by virtue of a law according to which the descendants of ... Read more...

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We had the firepower to beat Sri Lanka: Dhoni


February 28th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hobart, Feb 28 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said Tuesday he was confident his team had the firepower and to chase down the imposing target set by Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Fearing something magnifies its hold on you


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) The more you fear a spider, the bigger it insect will seem to be. Simply told, fearing something only magnifies its hold on you and distracts ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy: Tamil Nadu beat Mumbai to set up final date with Rajasthan


January 13th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Friday entered the Ranji Trophy final by virtue of their big first-innings lead against Mumbai and they now meet Rajasthan at home in ... Read more...

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Chennai to host Ranji Trophy final


January 13th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Tamil Nadu will host defending champions Rajasthan in the Ranji Trophy final at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium Jan 19-23.Tamil Nadu have entered their first Ranji Trophy ... Read more...

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Micromax appoints new CEO


December 27th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Domestic handset manufacturer Micromax Tuesday said it has appointed Deepak Mehrotra as its chief executive officer (CEO) to firm up its leadership position in the ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh in awe of Big B


October 5th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 5 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan may be an inspiration to millions but the superstar is in awe of Amitabh Bachchan. And among younger actors, he feels Ranveer ... Read more...

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President greets the nation on Durga Puja


October 3rd, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday greeted the nation on Durga Puja, saying the festival inspires us to work for the unity and well-being of the ... Read more...

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NFL Power Rankings for week 3


September 21st, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The current NFL season is just two weeks old but some teams have made their intentions clear. Right on the start of the season about a fortnight ... Read more...

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Pitbull `very surprised’ by Lindsay Lohan lawsuit


August 26th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, Aug 26 (IANS/EFE) Cuban-American rapper Pitbull said Thursday he was shocked to learn he had been sued by American actress and singer Lindsay Lohan, who claims the mention ... Read more...

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Lohan sues Pitbull


August 21st, 2011 - 4:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Lindsay Lohan has slapped Pitbull with a lawsuit for poking fun at her in the lyrics of his hit single "Give Me Everything".In the song ... Read more...

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London riots frighten British comedian


August 13th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Comedian Russell Brand believes the street violence in Britain is sad and frightening."(The) riots are sad and frightening and if I have, by virtue of ... Read more...

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India enter semifinals of SAFF U-16 football


August 5th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 5 (IANS) India U-16 football team thrashed Maldives 5-0 in their last group league match of the SAFF U-16 championships at the Dashrath Stadium here Friday to advance ... Read more...

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Wimbledon: Somdev, Sania to shoulder India’s singles challenge


June 19th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) India's top tennis singles players Somdev Devvarman and Sania Mirza would look to create a few upsets even though the doubles will carry the ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga ’shock tactics’ in new song Judas upsets Catholic leaders


April 17th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): Lady Gaga's new single 'Judas' has sparked an outrage among the Catholic faithful.The singer, 25, takes on the Bible in the forthcoming music video for the single, in ... Read more...

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Carlos Slim remains world’s richest person


March 11th, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 11 (IANS/EFE) Mexican telecommunications mogul Carlos Slim maintained his position as the world's richest person, beating Microsoft founder Bill Gates and investor Warren Buffett for the second ... Read more...

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UAE prisoners awarded for memorising Quran


February 18th, 2011 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 18 (IANS/WAM) A number of prisoners in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) who memorised the Quran while spending time behind bars have been awarded by the government.The Dubai International Holy ... Read more...

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Court to hear legislator’s plea against NDMC


January 27th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday decided to hear a plea of a legislator challenging a resolution of New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) to withdraw perks given to ... Read more...

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No clear leader between Obama, Republicans: poll


January 18th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) Ahead of a crucial vote in Congress, a new Gallup poll suggests that Americans are not clear who should have more influence over the ... Read more...

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Chris Voigt Awarded “Potato Man Of The Year” Title


January 15th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As healthy news has it, consumption of a great deal of potatoes is surely going to add few calories to your diet since the vegetable is ... Read more...

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Players will have final say, not franchises: IPL


January 12th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The Governing Council of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Wednesday clarified that players will have the final say in choosing a franchise, not the team owners. ... Read more...

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Rajasthan to face Tamil Nadu; Karnataka take on Baroda (Ranji Roundup)


December 27th, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) Rajasthan created history as they knocked out defending champions Mumbai for the first time and made the semi-finals of the Ranji Trophy after 25 years Monday.Though the ... Read more...

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Thiruvananthapuram comes to a halt, political leaders praise Karunakaran


December 23rd, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 23 (IANS) Huge crowds thronged the roads outside the hospital where four-time former chief minister K. Karunakaran died and along the route to his home as political leaders cutting across ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ranji Trophy: Mumbai to face Rajasthan in quarters


December 18th, 2010 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) Defending champions Mumbai will face newly-promoted Rajasthan in the quarterfinals of the Ranji Trophy Super League to be played in Jaipur Dec 24-27.Rajasthan were promoted after they took ... Read more...

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Power and corruption ‘maintain cooperation in society’


December 15th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 15 (ANI): Power and corruption may play a role in maintaining overall societal cooperation, says a new study.Francisco Ubeda, an evolutionary biology professor at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and ... Read more...

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Does corruption, power fuel cooperation in society?


December 15th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS) Moral corruption and power asymmetries are pervasive in human societies, but as it turns out, they may fuel societal cooperation!Francisco Úbeda, evolutionary biology professor at the University of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Youth sought in Mexico killings arrested


December 4th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles (US), Dec.4 (ANI): Mexican law enforcement authorities have arrested a 14-year-old for killing his rivals.Edgar Jimenez Lugo, a killer attached with a drug cartel in the city of Cuernavaca, is ... Read more...

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Is There Really A Way To Deal With A Nightmare Boss?


November 15th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are certain characters in the life of every human being who can never really make it to their list of favorite persons by virtue of ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘Coal India IPO a success because of consumer trust’, claims Shriprakash Jaiswal


October 26th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 26 (ANI): Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal has said that the success of the Coal India Initial Public Offering (IPO) is due to the increasing trust of investors in the ... Read more...

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Krishna says China should respect India’s sensitivities


October 15th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 15 (ANI): Against the backdrop of certain recent Chinese actions that amount to questioning Jammu and Kashmir's integration with India, External Affairs Minister S M Krishna on Friday hoped ... Read more...

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Madonna plans to move back to Britain


October 11th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 11 (IANS) American pop diva Madonna is planning to move back to Britain after spending two years in the US following her divorce with filmmaker Guy Ritchie. The "Celebration" ... Read more...

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