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`Red Bull’ creator Chaleo Yoovidhya passes away

March 17, 2012 9:09 am0 comments
`Red Bull’ creator Chaleo Yoovidhya passes away

Bangkok: Chaleo Yoovidhya, whose invention of energy drink Red Bull created a global sensation and made him one of Thailand’s richest men, died Saturday at the age of 90. Chaleo passed away due to natural causes at Chulalongkorn Hospital in Bangkok, reported Xinhua citing the Bangkok Post online. Chaleo founded […]

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Belarus executes bomber

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Belarus executes bomber

Minsk:One of the two men accused of organizing a deadly subway bombing in the Belarusian capital Minsk last year, Vladislav Kovalyov, has been executed by shooting, his mother said Saturday. “I have received a notification saying the verdict had been fulfilled,” Lyubov Kovalyova told reporters in Minsk. President Alexander Lukashenko […]

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I’ve never seen myself as being attractive :Keira Knightley

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I’ve never seen myself as being attractive :Keira Knightley

Los Angeles: Actress Keira Knightley admits she has a host of hang-ups with her face, thanks to her “bad skin”. “I’m incredibly self-conscious about the fact that I get bad skin. Actually, I’m incredibly self-conscious about a lot of parts of it but, equally, I’m aware that it works in […]

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Russia made ammunition found in Osama’s Abbottabad home

March 16, 2012 1:04 am0 comments
Russia made ammunition found in Osama’s Abbottabad home

Islamabad:Russian-made ammunition has been found in Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden’s high-walled compound in Abbottabad, a media report said Friday. The inquiry commission probing the US commando raid that led to the killing of Osama bin Laden May 2 last year has learnt that Russian-made ammunition was found in […]

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Moore wants Kutcher back ?

March 15, 2012 12:58 am0 comments
Moore wants Kutcher back ?

London: Actress Demi Moore reportedly wants estranged husband Ashton Kutcher back. The 49-year-old, who called time on their six-year marriage last November following allegations Kutcher had cheated, apparently wants to give it another go. “Demi definitely isn’t over him yet. Her mood right now relies solely on Ashton and how […]

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Russia not to send troops to Afghanistan’

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Russia not to send troops to Afghanistan’

Moscow: Russia has said it is not going to replace NATO in Afghanistan after the alliance forces’ withdrawal from the country. The US and NATO forces are scheduled to hand over security responsibility to the Afghan forces and end combat mission by 2014, Xinhua reported. Speaking to Russia Today TV […]

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Hitler had a love child, says war soldier’s diary

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Hitler had a love child, says war soldier’s diary

London: A diary of a soldier has suggested German dictator Adolf Hitler had a love child from a French woman. Former royal engineer Leonard Wilkes’ notebook supports claim that Fuhrer’s baby was born to Charlotte Lobjoie in 1918. The soldier, Wilkes, wrote about meeting “the woman who had a baby […]

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Beijing to simplify ‘chicken without sex life’ & “red burned lion head”

March 14, 2012 12:22 am0 comments
Beijing to simplify ‘chicken without sex life’ &  “red burned lion head”

Beijing: Eating out in Beijing has always been confusing for foreigners. Many have complained about dishes that on being translated to English read “chicken without sex life” or “red burned lion head”. But that confusion will soon be over with the government’s translation of 3,000 traditional food items. Sometimes excited […]

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Mexican oil giant sells $327 mn in bonds

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Mexican oil giant sells $327 mn in bonds

Mexico City: State-owned oil giant Petroleos Mexicanos said it sold 300 million Swiss francs ($327 million) worth of bonds on the international market. The seven-year bonds, which carry a 2.5 percent coupon, were sold in Switzerland to institutional investors and private banks. The proceeds from the bond issue will be […]

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13 killed in robbery and grenade attack in Iraq

March 13, 2012 1:09 am0 comments
13 killed in robbery and grenade attack in Iraq

Baghdad: At least 13 people died in a robbery and grenade attack in and around Baghdad Monday, police said. Two jewellers died when gunmen stormed their store in al-Shaab district of the city. They also shot dead four policemen and two passers-by during their escape. Ten others were injured. One […]

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