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Tusshar heads to Vaishno Devi after 24 years (Movie Snippets)


September 3rd, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Actor Tusshar Kapoor is off to Vaishno Devi, and says he is visiting the Hindu shrine after 24 years."Happy Monday morning! Woken up for my ... Read more...

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56 percent drop in HIV infections since 2000


August 24th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The number of new annual HIV infections has declined by around 56 percent during the last decade in the country, the Lok Sabha was informed ... Read more...

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More people lose job in Sweden


August 18th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, Aug 18 (IANS) The unemployment rate in Sweden has reached 4.6 percent, which was 4.2 percent last year, reported the Swedish media. The number of unemployed people was 214,000 ... Read more...

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IGNOU opens admission for BBA course


August 10th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started the admission process for Bachelor in Business Administration in Retailing (BBAR), the university said in a statement ... Read more...

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Briton serving jail for biting wife, finds new fiancee


July 25th, 2012 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A man who is serving five-year jail term for biting off his wife's nose in Britain is now passing his time to marry his new fiancee ... Read more...

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Region is not larger than nation, says court


July 15th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) A Delhi court has said that a region cannot be larger than the nation while awarding 10 years' imprisonment to five people who had killed ... Read more...

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Resolve differences through dialogue: Dalai Lama


July 14th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 14 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, who is visiting Jammu and Kashmir, said Saturday that differences must always be resolved through dialogue."Mob violence will lead ... Read more...

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Parents with more kids less likely to catch cold


July 5th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 5 (IANS) If you are a parent, then you are 52 percent less likely to develop a cold than non-parents, says a latest research."We have had a long-term ... Read more...

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China saw more marriages and divorces in 2011


June 21st, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 21 (IANS) China recorded more weddings and more cases of divorce in 2011 compared to the previous year, the ministry of civil affairs said Thursday.Civil affairs authorities nationwide ... Read more...

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After Nobel prize, Suu Kyi felt Myanmar was not forgotten


June 16th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, June 16 (IANS) Myanmar's pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi said here Saturday that receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 had made her feel "real again" and reassured ... Read more...

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Myanmar opposition leader Suu Kyi falls ill in Switzerland


June 15th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by BNO News
BERN, SWITZERLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is currently on her first tour to Europe in more than two decades, fell ill during a news conference ... Read more...

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Brush your teeth to avoid cancer!


June 12th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) Failing to brush your teeth properly could increase the risk of dying prematurely from cancer, researchers claim.They found a link between high levels of dental plaque, ... Read more...

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Poor oral hygiene linked to cancer deaths


June 12th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 12 (IANS) Poor oral hygiene seems to elevate the risk of death from cancer, because too much of dental plaque has been linked to premature cancer death by ... Read more...

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Italian priest offers couples own money to wed


June 12th, 2012 - 11:21 am ICT by IANS
Rome, June 12 (IANS/AKI) A priest in a small village in northern Italy says the weak economy is scaring couples away from the altar. So he has started offering an ... Read more...

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Dutch seek inspiration from 1988 Euro win


June 10th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, June 10 (IANS) The Netherlands began Euro 2012 with a 0-1 defeat at the hands of Denmark on Saturday in Kharkiv and despite heavy criticism in the ... Read more...

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Myanmar, China good friends: Suu Kyi


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:10 am ICT by IANS
Bangkok, June 2 (IANS) Myanmar and China will become even better friends as the Southeast Asian country deepens its political and economic reforms, leader of Myanmar's opposition National League for ... Read more...

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After 24 years, woman proves she is alive!


May 31st, 2012 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 31 (IANS) Asharfi Devi ran from pillar to post for 24 years to get a certificate to prove that she is still alive.A resident of Barun village in ... Read more...

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An ex-spy from Jammu struggles for livelihood (Letter from Jammu)


May 6th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 6 (IANS) He was driving a taxi in Jammu when a passenger offered him a chance to "spy for the nation" and earn big bucks. As a 24-year-old, ... Read more...

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Unemployed Italians become shepherds


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 3 (IANS/AKI) Thousands of young Italians are becoming shepherds as a way to make a living after facing the worst employment opportunities in more than a decade, according ... Read more...

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Apple doubles profit on solid iPhone sales


April 25th, 2012 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) Proving the sceptics wrong again, Apple nearly doubled its profit last quarter thanks to much stronger-than-expected iPhone sales to raise the cash hoard of world's most ... Read more...

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Friend murdered Delhi engineer for ransom, buried body (Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The body of a young engineer was found in Delhi Friday, three days after he went missing, police said adding that one of his friends ... Read more...

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Delhi engineer was murdered for ransom, body found


April 6th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The body of a young engineer, who was missing for three days, was found in Delhi Friday, police said adding that one of his friends ... Read more...

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Unemployment rate highest in nine years in Italy


April 3rd, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, April 3 (IANS/AKI) Italian unemployment in February rose to 9.3 percent, the highest level since 2003 as the eurozone's third richest country struggles to pull itself out of recession.In ... Read more...

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‘India has world’s youngest internet population’


February 24th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India has the world's youngest internet population with 75 percent of all users under the age of 35 years, said research firm comScore Friday.The ... Read more...

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SAI refuses to pay for national soccer team’s Dubai tour


February 15th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Indian football squad's tour to Dubai for the AFC Challenge Cup, a qualifying tournament for 2015 Asian Cup, has run into an unexpected last-minute ... Read more...

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Man gets 24 years for Colombian journalist’s killing


February 7th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Feb 7 (IANS/EFE) A former militiaman was sentenced to 24 years in prison for his role in the murder of journalist Alvaro Alonso Escobar, who was gunned down a ... Read more...

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ICC, PCB should decide Aamer’s return: Misbah


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 3 (IANS) Pakistan cricket captain Misbah-ul-Haq has said it was for the International Cricket Council (ICC) and Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) to decide if fast bowler Mohammad Aamer, ... Read more...

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Eight Indians for World snooker


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 23 (IANS) Junior national champion Lalrina Lenthei and veteran Yasin Merchant have been given wild card entries and will join six other Indians, including former champion Pankaj ... Read more...

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R-Com appoints Shamik Das as COO of wireless business


November 14th, 2011 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Leading telecom operator Reliance Communications (RCom) Monday said it has appointed Shamik Das, former CEO of S Tel, as the joint president and chief operating ... Read more...

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Russia test launches ICBM


November 3rd, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia test launched a Topol RS-12M intercontinental ballistic missile Thursday, the defense ministry said.It was launched at 10.45 a.m. from the Plesetsk Space Center and ... Read more...

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Unemployment rises in Italy


November 1st, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 1 (IANS/AKI) Italian unemployment rose slightly in September as uncertainty about prospects in the eurozone's third-largest economy discouraged hiring by companies. Difficulty in finding work was particularly pronounced ... Read more...

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World population will be 7 billion Oct 31


October 27th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Oct 27 (IANS) The world population is about to reach seven billion in the next few days, a UN agency's report has revealed.The UN Population Fund (UNFPA), whose work ... Read more...

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England will stay No.1 for a long time: Harminson


October 8th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 8 (IANS) Former England pace bowler Steve Harmison feels the current side will reign at the top of world cricket for years.Harmison, alongwith Andrew Flintoff, Marcus ­Trescothick and ... Read more...

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Amanda Knox’s family invites her ex-boyfriend to Seattle


October 7th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Seattle, Oct 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) British newspaper The Times has reported that Amanda Knox’s family has extended an invitation to her former boyfriend. Raffaele Sollecito was also acquitted after the defense team ... Read more...

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Amanda Knox trying to switch back to the English language


October 6th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Amanda Knox might have been freed from an Italian prison but she is having hard time freeing herself from the language. During an interview with ABC’s “Good ... Read more...

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