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Woman, 96, dies preparing for 70ft abseil

July 30th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) A thrill-seeking 96-year-old British woman collapsed and died just ahead of taking part in a 70-feet abseil, the controlled descent down a rock face using a ... Read more...

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Four US diplomats to go on ‘padyatra’ in India

February 6th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) Four American diplomats from the US Consulate in Mumbai will embark on a brisk 100-km-long two-day 'padyatra' to raise funds for the poor in India, an ... Read more...

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Groupon’s Super Bowl Commercial Draws Storm Of Criticism

February 8th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Internet voucher company Groupon has been at the receiving end of outrage by netizens in China after it aired a commercial during the recently held ... Read more...

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Pakistani-origin millionaire set to join ‘racist’ BNP to ‘expose’ it

February 22nd, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb. 22 (ANI): Days after the British National Party had to ease its whites-only policy because it breached equality laws, a Pakistani-born millionaire has applied for membership in the neo-fascist party ... Read more...

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All I want for Christmas is a loo, two goats, three hens

December 20th, 2009 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Hazel Parry Hong Kong, Dec 20 (DPA) It's never easy choosing the right Christmas present. Do you go for that new Louis Vuitton bag, the Philippe Patek watch or perhaps a ... Read more...

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Donald Trump advices Carrie Prejean to become porn star

November 20th, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): American business magnate Donald Trump is said to be dispensing phone advice to disgraced ex-Miss California Carrie Prejean.Prejean, 22, had lost her crown after racy pictures of her ... Read more...

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Barbra Streisand’s paintings, teddy bears up for grabs

October 9th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): Hundreds of Barbra Streisand's personal belongings, including paintings and teddy bears, are all set to go under the hammer at a Beverly Hills auction this month.Around 400 trinkets ... Read more...

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Brit-Pakistani Slumdog kid now worth 60 million pounds

January 27th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.27 (ANI): Mo Chaudry shared his childhood home with livestock in a village that had no electricity. Now Chaudry, a 48-year-old entrepreneur, is worth 60 million pounds, reports The Sun. Mo says ... Read more...

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Macca is now Dr. McCartney

May 27th, 2008 - 4:14 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 27 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney has been awarded an honorary Doctor of Music degree from Yale University.As he walked on stage to accept the degree at the university's graduation ... Read more...

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