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‘Indian Idol 6′ winner wants to compose too (With Images)


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) A die-hard Sunny Deol fan, Vipul Mehta, winner of the "Indian Idol 6" says his future plans includes giving his voice to his idol, ... Read more...

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Poland’s former boxing champion Kulej dies


July 14th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, July 14 (IANS) Poland's Jerzy Kulej, a former double Olympic boxing champion, has died at the age of 71.Kulej won a gold medal in the light welterweight at the ... Read more...

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Liu Xiang arrives in London, eying second Olympic gold medal


July 12th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) China's high hurdler Liu Xiang has arrived here aiming for a second Olympic gold medal after his first win in Athens eight years ago.He will first ... Read more...

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Definitely no thoughts of retirement: Anand


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 1 (IANS) India's chess legend Viswanathan Anand Sunday ruled out any possibility of retirement and said winning the fifth World title has given him the boost to carry ... Read more...

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I’m relieved: Anand (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS) India's five-time World Chess Champion Vishwanathan Anand says he was too tense to be happy after he won the title for the fifth time beating Israeli ... Read more...

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Chess fraternity pays tribute to Anand


May 30th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Indian Grandmasters Parimarjan Negi and Krishnan Sasikaran hailed Viswanathan Anand for his incredible fifth World Chess Championship title after the Indian defeated Israeli challenger Boris ... Read more...

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PCB chairman’s visit revives Pakistan’s IPL hopes


May 28th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 27 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf's presence as a guest for the final of the Indian Premier League-V has raised hopes for the participation of ... Read more...

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IPL: Lucky Super Kings take on upbeat Mumbai Indians Wednesday


May 23rd, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) Two-time champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK), which made it to the play-offs from behind after home team Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) forfeited its chance, will take ... Read more...

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Barca look to put pressure on Madrid


March 23rd, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 23 (IANS) FC Barcelona have a chance to put pressure on Real Madrid in the race for the Spanish Primera Liga title when they travel to play Mallorca ... Read more...

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I like to stay in my own bubble: Priyanka Chopra


March 23rd, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Constant media scrutiny has compelled Bollywood diva Priyanka Chopra to stop reading newspapers. She says it's a way to protect herself as she likes ... Read more...

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I want to be England captain: Gerrad


February 26th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 25 (IANS) Liverpool captain Steven Gerrad has said he would be keen to lead the English national side for the European Championships 2012 to be co-hosted in Poland ... 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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India’s Mahesh, Anaka second in world junior squash


January 11th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 11 (IANS) Indian squash players Mahesh Mangaonkar and Anaka Alankamony have been ranked No.2 in the world among boys and girls in the latest WSF World Junior Circuit ... Read more...

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Wawrinka set for Chennai Open title defence


December 29th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 29 (IANS) Best known as Roger Federer's sparring partner, Stanislas Wawrinka believes he is as ready as he could be to defend his title in the Airccel ... Read more...

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Kingfisher girl nurtures Bollywood dreams


December 15th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 15 (IANS) Indian Brazilian model Nathalia Pinheiro, who has won the Kingfisher Calendar Girl 2012 title, is eyeing Bollywood and wants to a carve a niche for ... Read more...

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Kingfisher girl Angela prefers good story over big names


December 7th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Kingfisher calendar model Angela Jonsson says it would be a dream come true if she got her first break with Shah Rukh Khan or ... Read more...

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Victoria Beckham wins fashion award


November 29th, 2011 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 29 (IANS) Former Spice Girl and designer Victoria Beckham won the Designer Brand of the Year title at the British Fashion Awards.After winning the title, she got ... Read more...

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Mary Ann pockets title in National Chess


November 9th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 9 (IANS) Woman Grandmaster Mary Ann Gomes of the Airports Authority of India, Kolkata, emerged champion in the Velammal 38th women's National Premier chess championship here Wednesday as ... Read more...

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Miss World 2011: Kanishtha Dhankhar fails to make it to top 25


November 7th, 2011 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 7 (IANS) Miss Venezuela Ivian Sarcos was Sunday evening crowned Miss World 2011, and India's hopes of winning the title for the sixth time came crashing down as Miss ... Read more...

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Hard work finally paid off: India’s Miss Asia Pacific finalist


October 17th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) India's Tanvi Singla, one of the top five finalists at the Miss Asia Pacific World pageant held in Busan, may not have won the title ... Read more...

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Ashok Shandilya loses in qualifying round of national snooker


August 4th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 4 (IANS) Former top ranked player Ashok Shandilya (Railways) failed to qualify for the senior national snooker championship as he went down 2-3 to Nigel Lazar who is ... Read more...

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Vidya Pillai extends reign as national snooker champion


July 25th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's Vidya Pillai extended her reign as the ladies National snooker champion with a comfortable 3-1 win against the inexperienced Arantxa Sanchis of Maharashtra in ... Read more...

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Aarti Chhabria wins ‘Fear Factor 4′, gives credit to Akshay


July 24th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Actress Aarti Chhabria, who won the fourth season of Colors' show "Fear Factor - Khatron Ke Khiladi", says host Akshay Kumar was her biggest ... Read more...

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Prerna Bhambri clinches maiden ITF women’s title


June 25th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India's Prerna Bhambri clinched her maiden ITF women's title with an emphatic 6-2, 6-3 victory over top seed Keren Shlomo of Israel in the $10,000 ... Read more...

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Sukanya Roy wins the National Spelling Bee


June 3rd, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The National Spelling Bee was won by 14-year-old Sukanya Roy of Wilkes-Barre, Pa. Roy is famous for writing the words invisibly onto her palms before ... Read more...

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Never got this much love and respect back home, laments Gayle


May 29th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 29 (IANS) Chris Gayle, the highest run-getter in the Indian Premier League this season, is overwhelmed with the love and support he during his stint with runners-up Royal ... Read more...

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Six to compete for Miss Tibet title


May 28th, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 27 (IANS) Six Tibetan women will walk the ramp next month in this Himachal Pradesh town that has been home to thousands of exiles, an event organiser said ... Read more...

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Olivia Ward wins ‘Biggest loser’ title and $250,000


May 26th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Olivia Ward won the title of the show The Biggest Loser. For her prize, Ward will walk away with a cash of $250,000. Ward also enjoyed ... Read more...

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Shane Warne announces retirement from IPL


May 6th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Shane Warne Friday announced that the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) season will mark the end of his professional career.Warne, who has ... Read more...

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Pakistan hopeful of Azlan Shah Cup triumph: Shakeel Abbasi


May 3rd, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, May 3 (IANS) Asian Games hockey champions Pakistan are hopeful of ending their barren run at the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup beginning here Thursday.Pakistan last won the Sultan ... Read more...

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Terry warns Man U of overtaking them to win Premier League


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): Chelsea skipper John Terry has warned Manchester United that his team will overtake them to win the Premier League title.The Chelsea skipper watched Arsenal beat leaders United ... Read more...

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Bhullar finishes tied 20th in Indonesia


April 24th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, April 24 (IANS) Gaganjeet Bhullar emerged as the top Indian at the Indonesia Masters despite a par round of 72 on the final day. The 23-year-old Indian totaled five-under ... Read more...

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Win against Man U will fire us to win title: Mancini


April 16th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16 (ANI): Roberto Mancini has said that a win over Manchester United today can fire his team to win the title next season.The fierce rivals clash in the FA Cup ... Read more...

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World Cup brought smiles to fans at home and abroad: Tendulkar


April 3rd, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 3 (IANS) Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar has described India's World Cup triumph as the best moment of his career and said the title has brought smiles on ... Read more...

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‘Consistent’ Pak can win World Cup: Aravinda de Silva


March 18th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar 18(ANI): Former Sri Lankan batsman Aravinda de Silva believes that if the Shahid Afridi-led Pakistan team plays consistently then they can go on to win the ongoing World Cup on ... Read more...

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