10th anniversary

Ahead of ASEAN summit, India to host Mekong-Ganga meeting


August 13th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Ahead of the India-ASEAN commemorative summit in December, India will be hosting a meeting of the six-nation Mekong-Ganga Cooperation grouping that will bring the foreign ... Read more...

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Maharashtra bans Bt cotton seeds (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) The Maharashtra government has banned the sale and distribution of the genetically modified Bt cotton seeds of Maharashtra Hybrid Seeds Company (Mahyco), a partner of US ... Read more...

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Race for AU’s top job moves into overdrive


July 13th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, July 13 (IANS) The 19th African Union summit has kicked off in this Ethiopian capital with all eyes set on intense lobbying for what is touted as the "mother ... Read more...

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Toyota luanches limited edition Corolla


June 5th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) To mark the 10th anniversary of its luxury sedan Corolla Altis Aero in India, automobile maker Toyota Kirloskar Motor Tuesday introduced a limited edition of ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole has been approached for American Idol


May 24th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cheryl Cole may soon return to our TV screens, as an American Idol judge, according to reports.The singer has been approached by the talent show’s management team, ... Read more...

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Freddie Mercury to come alive at Queen show


May 13th, 2012 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) British rock band Queen has planned a special treat for their fans at their upcoming 10th anniversary show -- an optical illusion that will make ... Read more...

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Patna team to represent India at global tech competition in Sydney


April 26th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A team from Patna's Birla Institute of Technology has won the right to represent India at the worldwide finals of a tech competition in Sydney ... Read more...

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Rs.20 lakh relief for terror suspect’s custody death (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) In an unprecedented ruling, the Bombay High Court Tuesday awarded Rs.20 lakh compensation to the mother of Khwaja Yunus, an accused in a bomb blast in ... Read more...

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Man denies spending $11m on wedding


April 6th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 6 (IANS) A Chinese rich coal tycoon has denied reports he spent 70 million yuan ($11 million) on a lavish wedding for his daughter. Xing Libin, reported to ... Read more...

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Two self-immolations in Tibet


March 5th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 5 (IANS) A woman and a schoolgirl died after they set themselves afire in Tibet in the past two days to protest China's policies and to demand freedom ... Read more...

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US House resolution asks Gujarat to restore religious freedom


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (IANS) To mark the 10th anniversary of Gujarat communal riots, a Democrat lawmaker has introduced a resolution in the House of Representatives urging the state government ... Read more...

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‘Face’ of Gujarat riots to launch Mumbai protest initiative


February 26th, 2012 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 25 (IANS) Qutubuddin Ansari, the famous 'face' of the 2002 Gujarat riots, will exhort Indians to mark as a black day the 10th anniversary of the carnage ... Read more...

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Kalam calls for creating India-Asean knowledge platform


February 14th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Tuesday called for creation of an India-Asean knowledge platform that will enable "joint design, development and cost-effective production and marketing" ... Read more...

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Unrest in Tibet: Exiles seeks global intervention


February 6th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 6 (IANS) The Tibetan government-in-exile based in Dharamsala Monday sought international intervention over the prevailing tense situation inside Tibet.It expressed fear of further bloodshed as the Tibetan New ... Read more...

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Is Modi expiating for 2002 riots with his fast: Congress


January 21st, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The Congress Friday said Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's Sadbhavna mission fast at Godhra "lacked sincerity of purpose" and wondered if he was expiating ... Read more...

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Spain to pull out from Afghanistan


January 17th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Qala-i-Naw (Afghanistan), Jan 17 (IANS/EFE) Spanish troops with begin pulling out from Afghanistan in October-November this year, with 150 soldiers set to return home first, Spain's defence minister said here.In ... Read more...

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K3G my biggest celluloid dream possible: Karan Johar


December 14th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) On the 10th anniversary of his mega family drama "Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham" (K3G), filmmaker Karan Johar remembers the multi-starrer with fond memories, even ... Read more...

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Big B gives voice to documentary on parliament attack


December 13th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has lent his baritone to soul-stirring words penned by Prasoon Joshi in "13 December", a documentary made for the 10th ... Read more...

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China seeks strong ties with Russia


December 12th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 12 (IANS) China has called for strengthening its ties with Russia and for further enhancing their bilateral strategic cooperative partnership.Chinese Vice Premier Li Keqiang Monday called for consolidation ... Read more...

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Walsh wants Girls Aloud reunion


December 5th, 2011 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Singer Kimberley Walsh says she will be very upset if Girls Aloud don't get back together to mark their 10th anniversary next year.The band, which consists ... Read more...

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China’s foreign trade to top $3 trillion this year: Official


October 28th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 28 (IANS) A senior Chinese official said Friday the country's foreign trade volume will surpass $3 trillion this year, accounting for 10.5 percent of the world's total.The country's ... Read more...

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China’s foreign trade to top $3 tn


October 28th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 28 (IANS) China's foreign trade will surpass $3 trillion this year, accounting for 10.5 percent of the world's total, a senior official said Friday.This year marked the 10th ... Read more...

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Biological terror attack real and challenging: US official


October 19th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) The threat of a biological terror attack is still "real and challenging," although a large amount of money has been spent on counter-measures over the last ... Read more...

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Hu, Putin discuss bilateral cooperation, strategic tie-ups


October 12th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 12 (IANS) President Hu Jintao and top legislator Wu Bangguo met Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin Wednesday in Beijing to exchange views on bilateral cooperation and strategic partnership ... Read more...

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Brazil announces new trade measures


October 11th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Oct 11 (IANS) Brazil announced a series of measures here Monday to protect its domestic market in the face of the global economic crisis and promote its products abroad.Brazilian ... Read more...

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China becomes Russia’s biggest trading partner


October 9th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 9 (IANS) China has become Russia's biggest trading partner, with exports and imports between the two countries at $50.8 billion from January to August, a media report ... Read more...

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Four US posts attacked in Afghanistan


October 8th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Oct 7 (IANS) Four American outposts were attacked in simultaneous strikes in Afghanistan near the border with Pakistan Friday, on the 10th anniversary of the start of the Afghan ... Read more...

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9 out of 10 Afghan women fear Taliban’s return: Survey


October 3rd, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) Nine out of 10 women in Afghanistan are worried about the Taliban returning to power as it could risk the gains they have made ... Read more...

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Medley of Indian classical dances as ode to rivers


September 23rd, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) A medley of classical dance genres drawn from seven forms -- Kathak, Bharatnatyam, Odissi, Manipuri, Kuchipudi, Mohiniattam and Kathakali -- will capture here the essence ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda posts video on 9/11 anniversary


September 13th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Al Qaeda, on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, has posted a new video on internet where its new chief Ayman al Zawahiri claims the ... Read more...

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Pakistan has been an unreliable ally of US: Biden


September 13th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 13 (IANS) Pakistan has been an unreliable ally of the US in the war against terror and failed "on occasion" when forced to choose between Washington and the ... Read more...

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10th anniversary of 9/11 attack marked by 911 memorial


September 12th, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The United States marked the 10th anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in the country’s history on Sunday. More than 3,000 people were killed and several ... Read more...

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Cyndi Lauper forgets the words of the US national anthem


September 12th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Cyndi Lauper over the weekend had someone to take over from her when she fluffed part of the US National Anthem. The 58-year-old singer was ... Read more...

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F-16s scrambled as US marked 9/11 anniversary


September 12th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) F-16 fighter jets scrambled twice after reports of air passengers acting suspiciously on two flights as America marked the 10th anniversary of 9/11.However, officials were ... Read more...

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US remembers the day that changed their lives


September 12th, 2011 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) A moment of silence fell across America Sunday as the nation remembered the horror of the 9/11 terror attacks that killed 2,977 people, including ... Read more...

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