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Congress, NCP score well in five civic bodies’ polls


April 16th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Contrary to expectations, the ruling Congress-Nationalist Congress Party combine performed well in the elections to five municipal corporations, results of which were declared here Monday.Polling ... Read more...

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Android taking over the smartphone market


March 8th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Google’s Android OS is fast crowding the smartphone market. Market analysts ComScore Inc. reports that three in every four smartphones in the United States currently runs on ... Read more...

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China vows to win ‘local wars’ (Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (IANS) China Monday said it will enhance the capability of its armed forces to win "local wars".China will enhance the capability of its armed forces to accomplish ... Read more...

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China stresses military capability


March 5th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 5 (IANS) China will enhance the capability of its armed forces to accomplish a wide range of tasks, with the Communist Party of China having absolute control, according ... Read more...

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Chennithala takes potshots at CPI-M


January 10th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 10 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) faction led by former Kerala chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan is being decimated, state Congress chief Ramesh Chennithala said Tuesday in ... Read more...

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BJP to announce Yeddyurappa successor Sunday afternoon


July 31st, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 31 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka will Sunday announce the new chief minister of the state to succeed B.S. Yeddyurappa, set to resign ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise celebrates his 49th birthday


July 5th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Miami, July 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Katie Holmes on Sunday threw a surprise birthday party for her husband Tom Cruise. It was Cruise’s 49th birthday celebration and the event took place in ... Read more...

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ArcelorMittal, partner nearing absolute control of Baffinland


February 8th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 8 (IANS) ArcelorMittal and Nunavut Iron Ore Acquisition Inc., which jointly acquired Canada's iron ore-rich Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation last month, Monday announced further consolidation of their ... Read more...

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Submarine to join Bangladesh Navy by 2019


December 31st, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 31 (IANS) The Bangladesh Navy will have its first submarine by 2019, Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said, adding Dhaka wants to amicably resolve its maritime boundary issue with neighbours ... Read more...

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Roadmap for northeast infrastructure needed: Sarkar


August 15th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 15 (IANS) The central government should chart out a roadmap to bring about a sea-change in the infrastructure of the northeast to make it a self-reliant region, Tripurta Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Court gives nod to Delhi low cost housing project


May 7th, 2010 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday gave a green signal to the Delhi government to go ahead with the project under the Rajiv Ratna Awas Yojna housing ... Read more...

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Hooda begins second innings with hands tied


November 9th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Nov 9 (IANS) In trying to become the first party in 30 years to return to power in Haryana for a second consecutive term, the Congress, along with ... Read more...

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Winds of change greet Shivshankar Menon in Nepal


June 20th, 2009 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, June 20 (IANS) Indian foreign secretary Shivshankar Menon's much awaited two-day visit to Nepal to bail out the jeopardised peace process began Saturday amidst new winds of change blowing ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to witness clash of the titans


November 8th, 2008 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 8 (IANS) It will be a battle royal between two sharply contrasting personalities in Chhattisgarh: Chief Minister Raman Singh and his bete noire Ajit Jogi of the Congress.The ruling Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Imran Khan escapes from house arrest


November 14th, 2007 - 8:27 am ICT by admin
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