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Dubai, (IANS/WAM) After four decades of cruising around the planet, the iconic QE2 — named after Queen Elizabeth II — will retire as a liner and will function as a floating hotel in Dubai. The announcement was made jointly Monday by Istithmar World and the DP World, who promised that the ship that carried over […]

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Severe power outages continue in different parts of the US including in Washington DC, Virginia as blistering heat makes life difficult for hundreds of thousands of people Washington, (IANS) Washington was Monday slowly limping back to normal even as hundreds of thousands of residents across central and eastern United States continued to battle power failures […]

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Spain v Italy Euro 2012 final is being keenly watched by the whole world. Live streaming of the match is available on iStream. Details about the squad and score will be available as the match progresses After 41 minutes Spain are 2-0 against Italy It is the super match of a very entertaining tournament. a […]

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Super Mario or Mario Balotelli seems to have eclipsed Spain vs. Italy Euro 2012 Final match. But will he prove Italy’s Mohammad Ali, wonders S Ahmed of nvonews.com Mario Balotelli might have scored two of the most brilliant goals in Euro 2012 on Thursday but it is still his colour and race that seems to […]

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By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, As the summer heat settles on Hazrat Nizamuddin Basti every morning, the 700-year-old urban sprawl in south Delhi comes to life blurring the boundary between the past and present. It is a strange cluster of old Mughal buildings, archaeological relics and new concrete homes that exist in secular harmony in […]

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By Yashika Mathur New Delhi, (IANS) Advanced technology can make actors fly in the air, jump down high-rises and do other dazzling, dangerous stunts. But it is the old Bollywood ‘dhishoom, dhishoom’ staple that really sets the viewer’s adrenaline rushing – borne out by the success of “Rowdy Rathore”, another raw action entertainer that has […]

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London, (IANS) Model Kate Moss is distressed due to the noise created by construction workers near her mansion. “The noise is constant. She just can’t block it out,” tmz.com quoted a friend as saying. “Kate’s been screaming, shouting and tearing her hair out with all the banging and noise,” the friend added. A 65-room palace […]

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Mumbai, On this day two decades ago a new Hindi film superstar emerged: Bollwood’s all-time favourite romantic hero Shah Rukh Khan, who debuted with “Deewana”. On completing 20 years, SRK says he just “got lucky” and admits he has made mistakes all along. “Twenty uninterrupted years of serving. Not enough talent or looks or game […]

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Moscow, (IANS/RIA Novosti) The rampant drug abuse in modern Russia can be traced to the rock band Beatles and their experiments with psychedelics, a psychoactive drug, the country’ top substance abuse official has said. “After the Beatles travelled to Indian ashrams to expand their consciousness, they introduced the idea of changing your mental condition through […]

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Los Angeles, (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen says his outspoken behaviour led to his ouster from famous sitcom “Two And A Half Men”. “I started to unravel. I finally just said things I had always been thinking. But in the middle of a psychotic break,” the 46-year-old told Playboy magazine. Sheen said he never thought about […]

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By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, (IANS) Did Indian traders prove to be catalysts in Britain’s colonisation of Africa? Yes, says the author of a book on sea trade between India and Africa. Blanche Rocha D’Souza, an Indian-origin writer born in Kenya, says the thriving link between traders from western India and eastern Africa may have made […]

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London, (IANS) A supermarket manager in Britain committed suicide after the two families he had been hiding just 10 miles apart for more than two decades discovered his secret double life, Daily Mail reported. Andrew Ingham, 50, divided his time between 12 children by two “wives” who lived within a 20-minutes drive of each other […]

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Bhubaneswar, (IANS) India Sunday introduced in rural homes bio-toilets which are being currently used by soldiers for safe disposal of human excreta in high altitude regions, an official said. Developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), the bio-digester technology uses bacteria that digest the waste and turn it into methane and water and […]

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It is going to be a very important match and both teams seem to be geared up to give their best and win the match. Spain is on a high after playing exceptionally well during the whole tournament and France wants to erase the ignominy of the last match’s defeat. There are all the signs […]

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