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Waste managers shove for elbow room in Kerala


October 5th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 5 (IANS) With Kerala turning into a dumping yard for waste, amid a visible absence of a proper disposal system, waste management companies are busy shoving for elbow ... Read more...

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Last day of the Lord’s Test sold out


July 25th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) The fifth day of the first Test between India and England was sold out as fans queued up in large numbers outside the majestic Lord's ... Read more...

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Sofia Vergara sizzles with Becks in latest Pepsi ad


April 21st, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
New York Daily, April 21 (ANI): Colombian actress Sofia Vergara is accompanied by a sexy co-star in her latest Pepsi commercial - soccer ace David Beckham.In the cheeky 30-second ad, the ... Read more...

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Kidman doesn’t want celeb treatment


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3(IANS) Nicole Kidman and her husband Keith Urban don't like to use their celebrity status to jump queues and prefer waiting in line like everybody else.The Oscar-winning actress lives ... Read more...

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CBS 12th annual ‘A home for the holidays’ features Katy Perry & Ricky Martin


December 24th, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The annual CBS Home for the Holidays was on last night.There were performances from several artists including Katy Perry, Nelly, Maroon 5 and Ricky Martin. Martin ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin signs her book “America by Heart” for Iowa fans


November 28th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Nov 28 (ANI): Sarah Palin visited a book signing event in West Des Moines, Iowa, on Saturday and autograph a few hundred copies of her latest work "America by ... Read more...

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Crowd Goes Berserk In Oprah Winfrey’s ‘Favorite Things’ Episode


November 19th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Friday morning the fans of Oprah Winfrey will witness the most lavish and special 'Favorite Things' episode in the history of the show. Oprah Winfrey appeared ... Read more...

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Sick of queuing? Hire someone to do it for you


July 22nd, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, July 22 (DPA) Queuing is part of everyday life in Ukraine. There are often hundreds of people standing in lines at government offices in the former Soviet republic. But a young businessman ... Read more...

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BJP leaders upset over fielding of Tarun Vijay, Jethmalani


June 8th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Discontent in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the Rajya Sabha nominations has surfaced with some senior party leaders expressing reservations over nominations of Ram Jethmalani ... Read more...

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Laura Bush found stay at White House ’stressful’, felt relieved to be out


May 10th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 10 (ANI): Former US First Lady Laura Bush says that her post-White House days have been quite liberating. The Bush family have had to weather many a storm at the ... Read more...

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World’s longest toilet queue created in Bhopal


March 20th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Mar 20 (ANI): In a bid to highlight lack of sanitation facilities for people all over the world, a voluntary organization in Bhopal mobilized people to participate in the world's longest ... Read more...

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Job fair for felons draws huge crowds


March 5th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Houston, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was a job fair for the convicted felons in Houston, Texas. And the job fair was a resounding success, as more than 3000 people turned ... Read more...

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How businesses can manipulate time to gain bigger profits


February 5th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 5 (ANI): Israeli researchers have found that time can be manipulated to gain bigger profits and make customers happy.Prof. Dan Zakay of the Department of Psychology at Tel Aviv University ... Read more...

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Subjective time can improve your bottom line


February 5th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 5 (IANS) Time flies when you're with friends, but minutes seem like hours when you await your turn at the ticket counter. Our ideas of "time" are highly subjective and ... Read more...

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President Obama Hands Out Best Wishes And Turkey To The Public


November 27th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Washington, Nov. 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The president of America, Barack Obama had a different breed to thank at the event of Thanksgiving.The President's family also came out to distribute free ... Read more...

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How to ease needle pain


November 22nd, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 22 (ANI): For people scared of needles, even the sight of an injection sliding into skin is enough to make them cringe and cry. Now, an expert has suggested some ... Read more...

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Fear of needle drives people away from H1N1 shots


November 19th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 19 (IANS) The very word needle seems to petrify some people, as much as the sight of one sliding into the skin. Experts believe this fear of needles may be preventing ... Read more...

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Meet Justin Timberlake, the ‘rude’ line-crosser


September 20th, 2009 - 3:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, September 20 (ANI): Justin Timberlake recently miffed a beautiful woman while visiting a nightclub.The girl said that the singer was rude when he entered the club Avenue."Justin Timberlake was so ... Read more...

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Anne Hathaway’s pizza treat for queuing theatre-loving fans


July 16th, 2009 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): Anne Hathaway has apparently shown how much she cares about her fans, for she treated people waiting in line to see her final performance in Shakespeare play ... Read more...

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Owen Wilson doesn’t feel the need to wait in line like other people


May 23rd, 2009 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 23 (ANI): American actor Owen Wilson stepped on the toes of many people who were waiting in line at an eatery, when he decided not to wait for ... Read more...

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Stampede to vote sparks ballot shortage in South Africa (Lead)


April 23rd, 2009 - 3:45 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, April 23 (DPA) Voting continued past the official close of polls in South Africa's fourth democratic national and provincial elections Wednesday, as a high turnout and organisational disarray caused long delays ... Read more...

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Brits will spend almost six months of their life queuing, says research.


March 26th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.26 (ANI): Over a year, the average Brit queues up for more than 67 hours or almost three days, a report in The Telegraph says.The poll of 3,000 Britons revealed the ... Read more...

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Eva Mendes first brush with romance left her crestfallen


February 20th, 2009 - 11:26 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): Eva Mendes might have won numerous admirers since her stint in Hollywood, but her first brush with romance left her heartbroken.The first time I fell in love ... Read more...

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US Senate endorses Obama’s $838 bn stimulus plan


February 11th, 2009 - 2:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) As US President Barack Obama continued his pitch to the nation to sell his $838 billion economic stimulus plan, the senate handed him a big victory approving the ... Read more...

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Catherine Zeta Jones, the next Doctor Who?


December 19th, 2008 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 19 (ANI): Catherine Zeta Jones may run as the top contender to bag the role of Doctor Who in the next series, according to the writer behind the Brit ... Read more...

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Mirren wants to go unnoticed at airports


March 15th, 2008 - 1:58 pm ICT by admin
London, March 15 (IANS) Oscar winner Helen Mirren prefers to go unnoticed at airports, especially while waiting in line for the bathroom or her luggage. She said: "There are only two really ... Read more...

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PTseats.com Announces $90K No-Limit Hold ‘em Poker Tournament at Trump Taj Mahal


February 2nd, 2008 - 5:12 am ICT by admin
Online Ticketing Agency for Poker Seats Offers Extra Prizes Exclusively to Users at EventATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - Jan. 28 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) -- As the first and only online poker tournament seat reservation ... Read more...

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