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World War II veteran shoots thief with 1916 pistol


September 12th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A World War II veteran in Ukraine prevented a possible theft with his 1916 pistol by shooting at a man who broke into his house.The ... Read more...

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When Zac Efron couldn’t recognise himself


April 15th, 2012 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 15 (IANS) Actor Zac Efron has admitted that he didn't recognise himself after piling on around 8 kg of muscle to play a war veteran in ... Read more...

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British war veteran fined for peeing on war memorial


February 22nd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) A veteran of the Royal Air Force (RAF), the aerial warfare service branch of the British military, has been fined 115 pounds ($180) for urinating on ... Read more...

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Indian, Bangladeshi war heroes celebrate victory day


December 16th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) The launch of a "Race to Dhaka" and a pictorial book depicting the 1971 Bangladesh liberation war marked the 40th anniversary of 'Vijay Divas' as war ... Read more...

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Lt. Gen. S.K. Singh is new army vice chief


November 1st, 2011 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Lt. Gen. Shri Krishna Singh, the Indian Army's second senior-most officer, Tuesday took over as the new vice chief, heralding a generational change in the ... Read more...

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Were Mumbai bombings a ‘dry run’ for something bigger?


July 16th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Were the triple bombings in Mumbai a "trial" or a "dry run" for something bigger? A leading security expert suggests so, basing his theory on a ... Read more...

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Andrew Meieran acquires rights to Rod Serling biopic


July 5th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Hollywood, July 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Deadline has reported that filmmaker Andrew Meieran has acquired the exclusive rights to come out with the biopic of Hollywood legend Rod Serling. At the age of ... Read more...

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World War veteran dies


June 18th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 18 (IANS) Piyara Singh, a World War II veteran who took seven bullets but survived while fighting against Germany, has died here at the age of 106, his ... Read more...

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Croatian police clash with protesters


February 27th, 2011 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 27 (IANS) Over 30 people were injured and 58 were taken into custody by Croatian police, after a clash with about 15,000 anti-government protesters who rallied in the capital city ... Read more...

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‘The Bodyguard’ remake to have a new Whitney Houston


February 25th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Movie chiefs are planning to remake 'The Bodyguard' - and use it as a launch pad for a new chart sensation.Whitney Houston starred as a pop singer in ... Read more...

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‘The Bodyguard’ remake in the pipeline


February 25th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 25 (ANI): Movie chiefs are planning to remake 'The Bodyguard' - and use it as a launch pad for a new chart sensation.Whitney Houston starred as a pop singer in ... Read more...

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Wounded Iraqi war vet heckled at Columbia University over ROTC issue


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The New York Post has reported that a wounded Iraqi war veteran has been heckled at the Columbia University during a debate on whether ROTC should ... Read more...

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Former Miss Maine Ashley Underwood Takes on ‘Survivor’


February 12th, 2011 - 2:18 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ashley Underwood is a former “Miss Maine”, a basketball star, and an upcoming 'Survivor' contestant who will be competing for the one million dollar cash prize along side ... Read more...

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“For Colored Girls” Reveals The Dark Realities Of Life


November 6th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "For Colored Girls" have been released yesterday. The film has been inspired from a cult theatrical piece, "For colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow ... Read more...

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‘Due Date’ - old Hollywood wine in new bottle (IANS Movie Review - Rating: **)


November 5th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Due Date"; Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Zach Galifianakis, Michelle Monaghan and Jamie Foxx; Director: Todd Phillips; Rating: **In 1987 Steve Martin was desperately trying to get home before ... Read more...

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New Bond writer to turn superspy into Afghan war veteran


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 02 (ANI): Jeffery Deaver, the author commissioned to pen the next James Bond adventure, has plans to make his superspy a 30-year-old Afghanistan veteran.Deaver's untitled new James Bond novel ... Read more...

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Videogame manufacturer to stop players assuming role of Taliban


October 2nd, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct. 2 (ANI): Videogame manufacturer Electronic Arts, bowing to strong criticism from U.S. military officials and veterans organizations, made changes Friday to "Medal of Honor," the newest installment in its ... Read more...

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Al Pacino, Robert De Niro reunite for violent gangster movie


September 19th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 19 (ANI): Hollywood legends Al Pacino, Joe Pesci and Robert De Niro are reportedly in talks to star in violent gangster movie 'The Irishman'.The film, to be directed by ... Read more...

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Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi’s Boyfriend Jeff Miranda Ready With Marriage Proposal


August 31st, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wedding bells perhaps will ring soon on "Jersey Shores" as Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi, is all set to receive a so-called-surprise marriage proposal from her boyfriend, Iraq ... Read more...

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Jersey Shore Guidette Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi Dating Jeff Miranda?


August 21st, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Aug 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) MTV's "Jersey Shore" is one of the most popular reality television series among American audience. Recently one of the "Guidette"s of "Jersey Shore", Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi ... Read more...

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When seven Nepal brothers served the India Army


August 13th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 13 (IANS) In Manakamna, a town in western Nepal's Gorkha district, seven brothers will be glued to their television sets on Aug 15, India's Independence Day. The Thapa ... Read more...

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Gen. who said “it’s fun to shoot some people” is new CENTCOM chief


July 9th, 2010 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): A Marine General, who once said "it's fun to shoot some people", has been appointed as the new Chief of Central Command (CENTCOM).Defense Secretary Robert Gates has appointed ... Read more...

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Gen. Who said “it’s fun to shoot some people” is CENTCOM chief


July 9th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): A Marine General, who once said "it's fun to shoot some people", has been appointed as the new Chief of Central Command (CENTCOM).Defense Secretary Robert Gates has appointed ... Read more...

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James Mattis named new head U.S. Central Command


July 9th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): US Defense Secretary Robert Gates named Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis as the head U.S. Central Command, the post left by Gen. David Petraeus, who assumed command in ... Read more...

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More Indian Americans contesting polls this year


July 6th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, July 6 (IANS) With the rise of 'desi power', as people of Indian origin call themselves, a record number of Indian Americans are running for public office this ... Read more...

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Prince Harry Set To Visit New York To Boost Support For War Veterans


June 3rd, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prince Harry will be visiting New York to not just better the US-UK ties but also to boost the support for war veterans.His main focus ... Read more...

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Michael Grimm: Republican Candidate For Congress


June 2nd, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Staten Island, New York, June 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Republican Party has decided upon their candidate for the Congress in the elections that will take place this fall. The decision ... Read more...

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British terrorist leader held in Bangladesh


April 16th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 16 (IANS) Bangladesh authorities Friday arrested Golam Mostafa, who is the chief of Harkat-ul-Jihad al-Islami (HuJI) in Britain and accused of financing the banned Islamist militant outfit. Golam Mostafa, 45, is ... Read more...

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Oscar favourite ‘The Hurt Locker’ hit by lawsuit


March 4th, 2010 - 6:20 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 4 (DPA) Oscar favourite "The Hurt Locker" has been hit by a lawsuit from an Iraq war veteran who claims that the main character of the reckless bomb disposal ... Read more...

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War veteran finds ‘arthritis’ was German bullet in hip for last 66 years!


March 3rd, 2010 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 3 (ANI): A war veteran in the UK has discovered what he thought was arthritis turned out to be a German bullet which had been lodged in his hip for ... Read more...

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Marine Rudy Reyes: The Apocalypse Man


January 7th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri, Jan 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "The Apocalypse Man", a show that aired on History Channel has made its viewers entranced enough that they have been continuously twittering about it since the ... Read more...

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Fight on to save historic Battle-of-the-Bulge-barracks


December 26th, 2009 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Brussels (Belgium), Dec. 26 (ANI): A fight is on to save the historic Bastogne military barracks in the Belgian Ardennes from closure. According to The Telegraph, the campaign follows the Belgian government's ... Read more...

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Leaving East Germany - as easy as Alpha, Bravo, Charlie?


October 23rd, 2009 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
By Helen Maguire Berlin, Oct 23 (DPA) In the winter of 1962, just months after the Berlin Wall was built, bus driver and war veteran Hans Weidner decided he was fed up with ... Read more...

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James Cameron’s “Avatar” Trailer Debuts Online


August 21st, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez There has been whispered utterances about this for almost a decade and a half now and finally the news has burst all over the place that James Cameron's long awaited ... Read more...

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Radiohead may never roll out another album, says frontman Thom Yorke


August 11th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 11 (ANI): British alternative rock band Radiohead may never make another album, the band's lead singer Thom Yorke has said."None of us want to go into that creative hoo-ha of ... Read more...

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