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Ansari re-elected vice president with wide margin (Intro Roundup)


August 8th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) UPA candidate Hamid Ansari Tuesday defeated NDA nominee Jaswant Singh by a comfortable margin of 252 votes in the vice presidential election to secure ... Read more...

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Spanish banks’ bad loans ratio highest since 1994


February 18th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) Spanish banks' ratio of non-performing loans to total loans came in at 7.61 percent last year, the highest percentage since 1994.According to provisional data published Friday ... Read more...

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Argentine governor ‘accidentally’ killed by gunshot


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 2 (IANS) A provincial governor in Argentina has died of a gunshot at home while celebrating the new year with family.According to the police, Carlos Soria, the Rio ... Read more...

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H-1B visas to Indians up 24 percent


October 25th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) In a sign of its burgeoning relationship with New Delhi, the US government Tuesday said it had increased H-1B visas issued to Indians by 24 ... Read more...

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Maiden national snooker title for Aditya Mehta


August 9th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) Mumbai's Aditya Mehta got his script spot on as he vanquished the seasoned Alok Kumar, his Petroleum Sports Promotion Board team-mate, 6-2 in the final to ... Read more...

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Thein Sein named new president of Burma


February 4th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by BNO News
NAYPYIDAW, BURMA (BNO NEWS) -- Burma's Parliament on Friday elected Prime Minister Thein Sein as the new President of the Asian country, Mizzima News reported. Former PM Sein will be the first civilian ... Read more...

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Jacob Bradosky, Janet Cherobon Clinch Victory In Marine Corps Marathon


November 2nd, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Marine Corps Marathon kicked off in Arlington, Virginia on Sunday and like every year even the latest event was a huge hit. Guarded with a ... Read more...

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The Queen of England Heads the List Of The World’s Largest Land Owners


July 28th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Buying land has always been considered as the safest way of holding on to your wealth. The names of land owners are regularly featured ... Read more...

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Kamala Harris Wins Ticket To Race For Attorney General


June 9th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Kamala Harris was the winner of the ticket to the race for the post of the attorney general in the California primary elections. Along with her, the other winner ... Read more...

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3 out of 4 teen girls happy with their bodies, reveals US survey


February 16th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 16 (ANI): A US survey has revealed that 3 out of 4 teenaged girls are happy with their bodies and are rejecting thin fashion models as being unrealistic.According to a ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan president defends wartime policies


February 4th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Feb 4 (DPA) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa Thursday spoke out in defence of the hard line he adopted towards foreign interference during the years of conflict with Tamil rebels. He acted ... Read more...

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Bowling Green State University Faces Surprising Loss To Idaho


December 31st, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Boise, Dec. 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bowling Green State University lost the game against Idaho University on Dec. 29, Wednesday. The game was the highly anticipated one at the Humanitarian Bowl, ... Read more...

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Lukewarm Response Given To “The Fourth Kind”


November 8th, 2009 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov.8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "The Fourth Kind" is a recently released movie that generated a fair amount of pre release hype because of its theme. However, the early reviews have been ... Read more...

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‘Dil Bole Hadippa!’ a huge let down (IANS Film Review; Rating:*)


September 19th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Dil Bole Hadippa!"; Cast: Rani Mukerji, Shahid Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Poonam Dhillon, Rakhi Sawant, Sheryln Chopra; Director: Anuraag Singh; Rating: *Somewhere down the line in this mish-mash ... Read more...

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Jordan Lloyd: Big Brother 11 Winner


September 16th, 2009 - 6:25 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez The finale for the Big Brother season 11 produced quite an unlikely winner, as Jordan Lloyd took home a grand $500,000 as cash prize. The 22 year old waitress from ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle’s 2nd Performance gets her raving remarks


May 26th, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by GD
The waves that Susan Boyle is creating are simply amazing. The 48 year old singer who is now considered to be the latest internet sensation has gathered all the accolades from ... Read more...

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Exit polls were off the mark again


May 16th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The exit polls have gone wrong yet again. While all the surveys had predicted an edge for the United Progressive Alliance (UPA), they also said ... Read more...

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Delhi candidates give thumbs up to voters for high turnout


May 8th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) As voters of the national capital congratulated themselves Friday for having showed up in large numbers for the Lok Sabha balloting the day before, the candidates ... Read more...

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Brighter, full-colour electronic readers coming your way


April 30th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 30 (ANI): Buying an e-reader but not sure if you'd like reading the dim screen? Well, then get ready for e-book reading experience that will be as close to printed ... Read more...

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Conservatives winning in Turkish Cypriot elections


April 20th, 2009 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Nicosia/Ankara, April 20 (DPA) The conservative National Unity Party (UBP) was winning by a wide margin in premliminary results after Turkish Cypriots voted Sunday in parliamentary elections. The UBP had 44 percent with ... Read more...

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Ex-New York Guv Spitzer’s return to public stage stirs talk of political comeback


April 13th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr.13 (ANI): Disgraced former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer's return to the public stage, with articles on Wall Street's role in the economic crisis and interviews on TV and radio, ... Read more...

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Chavez says his revolution will remain in Venezuela


February 5th, 2009 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Feb 5 (IANS) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who completed 10 years in office two days ago, has said his 'Bolivarian Revolution' has entered a new phase and will continue to remain ... Read more...

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Venezuela to hold referendum on Chavez term Feb 15


January 17th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Jan 17 (IANS) Venezuela will hold a referendum Feb 15 to decide whether to remove limits on the re-election of President Hugo Chavez and other elected officials, EFE news agency reported ... Read more...

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Iraqi presidency council approves security pact with US


December 4th, 2008 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 4 (Xinhua) The Iraqi presidency council Thursday approved a security pact that will allow US troops to remain in the country for three more years, an official said. "The presidency ... Read more...

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US Senate passes 700 billion dollar bailout package


October 2nd, 2008 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Oct 2 (ANI): The 700 billion dollar financial industry bailout found a second life on Thursday, winning lopsided passage in the US Senate and gaining ground in the House ... Read more...

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Recordings of world’s oldest computer music released


June 18th, 2008 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 18 (ANI): Recordings of a Ferranti Mark 1 computer playing Baa Baa Black Sheep and In the Mood, thought to be the oldest recordings of computer generated music in ... Read more...

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Chance for Kolkata Knight Riders to go up in IPL(Points Table)


April 29th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan's Kolkata Knight Riders, lying at third spot in the Indian Premier League (IPL) standings, will have a good chance to move up the points ... Read more...

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Significant concerns on USAF tanker order: Boeing


March 8th, 2008 - 2:19 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 8 (IANS) The Boeing Company says "significant concerns" remain after a US Air Force (USAF) debriefing during which acquisition officials sought to explain why they selected a team of ... Read more...

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Clinton gets Ohio and Texas; McCain clinches Republican nomination


March 5th, 2008 - 2:48 pm ICT by admin
(Fourth Lead) By Arun Kumar Washington, March 5 (IANS) Hillary Clinton shot back into the presidential race with crucial victories in Ohio, Texas and Rhode Island, snapping Democratic rival Barack Obama's streak of 11 ... Read more...

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Clinton back in race; McCain clinches Republican nomination


March 5th, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by admin
(Third Lead) By Arun Kumar Washington, March 5 (IANS) Hillary Clinton shot back into the US presidential race with crucial victories in Ohio and Rhode Island, snapping Democratic rival Barack Obama's streak of 11 ... Read more...

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Oprah feared supporting Obama would ruin her career


November 28th, 2007 - 4:25 pm ICT by admin
Washington, November 28 (ANI): Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey has revealed that she was afraid that her support to US presidential candidate Barack Obama would ruin her career, before she actually backed ... Read more...

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