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Chechen leader denies having hit-list


September 19th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ramzan Kadyrov, leader of Russia's Chechen republic, has denied having prepared "hit lists" of his critics.During a BBC interview, Kadyrov said: "The person who makes ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian under-fives the most vulnerable in the world


September 13th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Despite the government's efforts to improve maternal and child health, the latest report released by UNICEF shows India had the highest number of deaths of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Kate’s school occupied by squatters (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) The former public school of Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton has been occupied by a group of travellers, who have set up an illegal camp in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Duchess Kate’s school occupied by squatters


August 18th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) The former public school of Duchess Kate has been occupied by a group of travellers, who have set up an illegal camp in the playing fields.A ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Cyrus hiding her new short hair?


August 15th, 2012 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) Teen superstar Miley Cyrus, who tweeted about her short hair that she "loves it", was seen trying to hide the sharp new cut during a ... Read more...

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Chinese daily wants re-look at family planning policy


August 9th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) A state-run Chinese daily Thursday warned that the existing family planning policy needs to be rejigged to meet the "wave of change" since a staggering 248 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Agyness Deyn launches grunge fashion line


August 8th, 2012 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) Actress Agyness Deyn has launched a new range of grunge clothing and shoe line.Deyn says she took inspiration from Winona Ryder and Courtney Love to create ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bieber’s online search for dancers


August 5th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 5 (IANS) Justin Bieber and his tour director Jon M. Chu are searching for dancers online for the singer's "Believe" tour."Justin also has such a huge ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Invited to visit J&K;, students plug ‘disconnect’


August 4th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 4 (IANS) After taking students from Jammu and Kashmir to tour various parts of the country under 'Operation Sadbhavana' (goodwill), children from outside are now invited here to ... Read more...

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IAS officer acquitted in fodder scam


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Jharkhand High Court Friday acquitted a senior IAS official who was convicted and sentenced to jail in the Animal Husbandry Department scam, popularly known as ... Read more...

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Bieber’s tour inspired by MJ


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Teen sensation Justin Bieber's "Believe" tour will be inspired by Michael Jackson, says his manager Scooter Braun."He has been watching a tremendous amount of Michael ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Clinton underlines US efforts to combat AIDS


July 24th, 2012 - 6:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 24 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has touted the US efforts to fight AIDS amid charges that Washington is lagging behind on combating the pandemic.According to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Punjab objects to centre’s move on water


July 22nd, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 22 (IANS) Punjab has objected to a move by the central government to transfer the subject of water from the state list to the concurrent list, accusing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

ONGC to start drilling in Bihar from August


July 21st, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 21 (IANS) State-owned ONGC will start drilling from August at two locations in Bihar's Kishanganj district to look for oil and natural gas, officials said Saturday.An official in ... Read more...

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Punish soccer officials for fan violence, says Chile lawmaker


July 18th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Santiago, July 18 (IANS) A Chilean lawmaker has said he would promote a bill to hold soccer officials liable for fan hooliganism after a brawl last weekend between rival team ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Boca Juniors hint at signing Maradona as coach


July 16th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 16 (IANS) Boca Juniors vice-president Juan Carlos Crespi has revealed club legend Diego Maradona could return to the Argentine outfit as coach.Maradona was last week sacked ... Read more...

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Arnold missed action during political stint


July 15th, 2012 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger said he missed doing action movies during his stint in politics."You wish you could do some of those things when you're ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mel C regrets permanent tattoos


June 29th, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Former Spice Girls singer Melanie Chisholm, who has got permanent tattoos on her body, says she will discourage her three-year-old daughter from having them.Fondly called ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Amar Upadhyay to host crime show (With Image)


June 25th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) After doing fiction shows and reality show, now Amar Upadhyay takes up a new role - he will host crime show "Police Files".In his new avatar, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mel C upset with Olympic play list


June 21st, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) Former Spice Girl Melanie Chisholm, also known as Mel C, is upset because their tracks have not been mentioned in the Olympic play list, which ... Read more...

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Demi Moore’s Daughters Are Considering Staging An Intervention


June 15th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports, the daughters of the actress Demi Moore, Rumer, Scout and Tallulah, are increasingly concerned over the delicate state the actress is in. They ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Seven south Kashmir village heads resign


June 8th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 8 (IANS) Seven village heads from south Kashmir's Pulwama district Friday announced they had resigned from their posts. District authorities would not confirm the resignations but elected village ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ethan Hawke returns to stage


May 24th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 24 (IANS) Actor Ethan Hawke is returning to the stage with a new Off-Broadway production called "Clive".The 41-year-old was last seen on stage in "Blood From A ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Overseas companies target China’s ageing population


May 20th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 20 (IANS) China, which has one of the world's largest elderly population, has attracted more and more overseas companies in selling products and services for the aged, China ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Satish Kaushik’s ‘Mayanagri’ to roll in September


May 19th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Satish Kaushik's "Mayanagri", which deals with male prostitution, is finally ready to go on floors. The director says he will start shooting the film starting ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Centre coming up to protect vultures


May 17th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) Wildlife experts and foresters are working with the Uttar Pradesh government to set up a conservation centre for vultures, whose population has drastically fallen in India.The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

North Korea executed three cannibals


May 11th, 2012 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, May 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) North Korea held at least three public executions of people charged with cannibalism in the last few years, Yonhap news agency reported Thursday.Some North Koreans ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World’s tallest log cabin destroyed in fire


May 7th, 2012 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Once the world's tallest wooden skyscraper, the 13-storey Sutyagin House in Russia has been destroyed in a fire, officials said.The 144-foot-tall Sutyagin House was situated ... Read more...

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I failed in my first attempt, not my father: Malayalam actor Fahad


May 6th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 6 (IANS) Fahad Fazil, the latest heartthrob in the Malayalam film industry, has played down his disastrous debut despite being launched by his illustrious father Fazil in ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

It’s China, avoid cable car sex


May 5th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 5 (IANS) Young lovers in China are being advised to refrain from getting intimate aboard cable cars near the Yao Mountain scenic spot in Henan province.A warning board ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Fodder scam: 34 get 1 to 6 years


May 5th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 5 (IANS) A CBI court Saturday awarded one to six years imprisonment to 34 people in a multi-million animal husbandry department scam known as the fodder scam.The Central ... Read more...

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Chinese passports to have electronic chip


May 4th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 4 (IANS) China will soon start issuing a new type of passport that will contain an electronic chip to record the passport holder's personal information.According to the ministry ... Read more...

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Scientists think up way to beat smart hackers


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Cryptographers have demonstrated that even the most secure computers are vulnerable to attacks -- and the increasing popularity of cloud computing makes the threat even greater.A ... Read more...

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Jolie honoured with Bosnian citizenship


April 25th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 25 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie has been made an honorary citizen of Bosnia after drawing attention to the region with her directorial debut "In the Land ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Ordinance to protect Kashmir’s Hindu temples being readied


April 19th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 19 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government is all set to issue an ordinance to protect Hindu temples in the Kashmir Valley, a demand that Kashmiri Pandit migrants ... Read more...

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