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Doctor sued for blowing his vuvuzela in hospital, court-case begins


November 21st, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Augsburg, Germany, Nov 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A doctor in Germany has been sued by his patient for blowing his vuvuzela in front of the hospital. The court hearing started on Monday with ... Read more...

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Over 350,000 fatwas expected to be issued by end of 2010


December 28th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Dec 28 (ANI): Over 350,000 fatwas, or Islamic religious decrees, are reportedly expected to be issued by the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowmen (Awqaf) by the end of the ... Read more...

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Justin Bieber, Inception, Gulf oil spill are this year’s top Twitter Trends


December 14th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 14 (ANI): Microblogging website Twitter has revealed the subjects people talked about the most this year, and it includes singer Justin Bieber, the movie 'Inception', the Gulf oil spill, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Palin’s ‘refudiate’ named word of the year


November 16th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 16 (IANS) "Refudiate", a made-up word inadvertently used by former US vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has been named the Oxford American Dictionary's word of the year for ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Vuvuzela’, ’spillcam’ make their way to ‘Top Words of 2010′


November 15th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): This year's major events seem to have coined new terms too - 'spillcam' and 'vuvuzala' for instance, are amongst the top words of 2010.While 'spillcam' refers to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

S.African artists, designers to reinvent Vuvuzelas as earrings


November 10th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.10 (ANI): The much reviled and controversial plastic horns that were the highlight of this year's football World Cup, Vuvuzela, are likely to be reinvented as earrings. A panel of South ... Read more...

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Where are the CWG closing ceremony passes? (Games Sidelights)


October 13th, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The high and mighty in Delhi are asking just one question: Where are the passes for the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony Thursday?The buzz is that ... Read more...

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Wah Taj, say foreign journalists (Games Sidelights)


October 12th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Foreign journalists taken to Agra by Commonwealth Games organisers can't stop raving about the majestic Taj Mahal."The trip was fantastic! I was floored by the beauty of ... Read more...

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Gifted a vuvuzela, Punjab man makes it his business!


October 8th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Oct 8 (IANS) If you hear the sound of the vuvuzela, it might just be 'Made in Punjab'! The monotone bugle and other high-selling sports merchandise is making its ... Read more...

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Late on scene, Games merchandise does brisk business


October 7th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Africans are busy buying vuvuzelas here, never mind that the blaring bugle originated in their continent! Indians are going for T-shirts with pictures of Shera ... Read more...

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African athletes dress in traditional finery at CWG opener


October 3rd, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Participants from most of the African countries were in their traditional finery as they marched into the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium for the opening ceremony of the 19th ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Vuvuzelas selling like hot cakes (Games Sidelights)


September 30th, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Hate them or love them, you just can't ignore them! Vuvuzelas, after taking the FIFA World Cup by storm, are selling like hot cakes at the Games ... Read more...

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African group gives CWG officials 24 hours for improvements (Lead)


September 26th, 2010 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Diplomats of Africa's Commonwealth nations Sunday said there was some improvement in the facilities for their players in the Commonwealth Games Village, but they will take a ... Read more...

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Snake found in Village apartment: South African envoy


September 26th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) A snake was found in a player's apartment in the Commowealth Games Village, the South African envoy said Sunday, adding his country would definitely participate in the ... Read more...

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Probe rising dope cases among sportspersons: Malhotra


September 7th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The growing list of dope offenders among Indian sportspersons ahead of the Oct 3-14 Commonwealth Games is a "serious" matter and a high-level probe should be ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

No vuvuzelas, please, we sing in Europe: UEFA


September 1st, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 1 (DPA) The noisy vuvuzela trumpet which featured prominently among fans at the World Cup football in South Africa was Wednesday outlawed by the ruling body UEFA for its events ... Read more...

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Vuvuzela, chill pill, bromance enter Oxford Dictionary of English


August 19th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 19 (ANI): The African horn 'vuvuzela' has made its way to the Oxford Dictionary of English after becoming the sound of the World Cup. The word vuvuzela, included in the ... Read more...

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Vuvuzela gets entry in Oxford English Dictionary


August 18th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (DPA) The vuvuzela, the horn instrument which became the sound of the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa, has won an entry in the latest edition of the ... Read more...

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Oz stadium authorities ban use of vuvuzela for Brisbane Roar A-League games


August 16th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Aug 16 (ANI): Authorities at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane have decided to ban world sport's latest and most annoying fan accessory, the vuvuzela, for Brisbane Roar A-League games to be held ... Read more...

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Vuvuzela - the sound of celebration coming to India soon


August 2nd, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Sandeep DattaNew Delhi, Aug.2 (ANI): If you have been a football lover, it is unlikely you would have missed noticing Vuvuzela.Hate it or love it, this ear-splitting apparatus will be ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Mobile phone with ring tone loud as vuvuzela


August 2nd, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) A mobile phone that blares out a 100 decibel ring tone as loud as a vuvuzela - the plastic horn that hit the headlines during the recent World ... Read more...

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Now, cell phone that is as loud as vuvuzela


August 1st, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 1 (ANI): Home and mobile phone manufacturer Amplicom has unveiled a new 'highphone' - a handset almost as loud as a vuvuzela, targeted at people who are hard of hearing.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Dicaprio’s Bathroom Mob


July 24th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Recently, the Titanic actor, Leonardo DiCaprio was allegedly accosted by a bunch of fans in, of all places, the toilet! This incident happened during a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Aamir down with fever (Movie Snippets)


July 14th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) It was probably the most spectacular music launch for a Bollywood movie in recent times, but the excitement seems to have got to actor-producer Aamir Khan ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Vuvuzela’ voted word of the World Cup


July 13th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Cape Town (South Africa), July 13 (ANI): "Vuvuzela" has been voted the word of the World Cup by global linguists who said on Monday the tournament will be best remembered for the ... Read more...

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Blatter says sold out FIFA WC a fitting answer to critics


July 12th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, July 12 (ANI): FIFA president Sepp Blatter has answered critics of the 2010 Soccer World Cup, who have targeted bad refereeing and poor turnout at stadiums, by pointing to human error ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Historic Spain victory caps euphoric African World Cup (Roundup)


July 12th, 2010 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 12 (DPA) A historic first World Cup victory for Spain in Soccer City capped the first World Cup in Africa Sunday, with a brief appearance by Nelson Mandela sealing ... Read more...

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Mandela bring down curtain on historic World Cup


July 12th, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, July 11 (DPA) Soccer City stadium swelled with emotion and pride Sunday evening as South African liberation icon Nelson Mandela and a host of musicians and dancers, led by Colombian ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

End of the road for vuvuzelas


July 11th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 11 (ANI): Vuvuzelas, the deafening plastic trumpets, which have attracted complaints from viewers and players alike at this year's FIFA World Cup in South Africa, have been banned from the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Fatwa issued against vuvuzela


July 9th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 9 (IANS) The vuvuzela, the plastic trumpet made famous by the football World Cup in South Africa, is in trouble in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) as the authorities ... Read more...

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Leonardo DiCaprio’s vuvuzela irritates Mick Jagger


July 8th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 07 (ANI): Rolling Stones lead singer Mick Jagger was recently left irritated with American actor Leonardo DiCaprio's vuvuzela noise.The 66-year-old singer came to watch the Germany vs Argentina quarterfinal ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Silence over Germany as World Cup title dream ends


July 8th, 2010 - 5:20 am ICT by IANS
Hamburg, July 8 (DPA) Germans fought back their tears and an eerie silence befell the nation when the World Cup title dream ended in the semi-final against Spain Wednesday night. Millions of Germans ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Soccer songs composed by Bengali folk band


July 7th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata July 7 (ANI): A Bengali folk band has composed Soccer songs, to keep up the groove among the soccer fans of Kolkata. The songs are in Bengali.Among the Bengali compositions ... Read more...

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Teenage football fan shot dead for blowing vuvuzela in Durban


July 6th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 6 (ANI): A teenage football fan was shot dead for blowing a vuvuzela after his team won a World Cup match, according to his father.Asanda Cele, 14, was found in ... Read more...

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Music composers make millions: Mahesh Bhatt (Film Snippets)


July 6th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has once again sparked a discussion on the royalty issue that gripped the Bollywood music fraternity and producers earlier this year, saying "composers ... Read more...

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