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Congress should seek people’s verdict on FDI: Mamata


September 20th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Asserting that the Congress should seek people's verdict before pursuing "unrealistic, anti-people" policies like FDI in retail and hiking diesel prices, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Can’t book Nirmal Baba over complaint, cops tell court


September 10th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Police Monday told a Delhi court that they cannot book self-styled godman Nirmal Baba over a complaint of cheating and breach of trust given by ... Read more...

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Kissing scenes scare Tena Desae


August 22nd, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Tena Desae, who did an intimate scene in British comedy-drama "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel", says such scenes are scary for her.But she is ... Read more...

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Give kids their childhood back: Roshan Abbas


August 19th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) Roshan Abbas is upset after watching the promo of a children's reality show and blasts show makers for exploiting little ones for TRPs. He has lodged ... Read more...

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New networking site lets users travel, advertise virtually


August 19th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Worldfloat.com, a new social networking site, is enabling users to move around a virtual world where they can hang out with friends, shop in malls ... Read more...

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Company offers free beer to attract workers


August 7th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) An Australian company is so desperate to attract skilled workers that it is offering successful applicants free beer for a year, Daily Mail reported.Like most remote ... Read more...

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Shanghai mulls free Wi-Fi service


July 25th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) Shanghai residents will be able to enjoy free Wi-Fi service for two hours daily at public places by the end of this month.The service will cover ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Himachal directed to ban smoking at public places


July 24th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 24 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Tuesday directed the state government to file a reply on ensuring implementation of the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) ... Read more...

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Zoya directs adfilm to create awareness about cancer (With Images)


July 11th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) After making successful film "Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara", Zoya Akhtar has once again donned the director's hat, but this time for a cause. She ... Read more...

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Punjab Police to register cases of fraud recruitment ads


July 6th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) The Punjab education department Friday directed the state police to register cases against unscrupulous elements who issue fraudulent advertisements for recruitment in the department.The department's direction ... Read more...

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World’s only Sanskrit daily holds out against odds (Media Feature)


July 2nd, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Mysore, July 2 (IANS) Sudharma, possibly the only Sanskrit daily in the world, is struggling for survival as it approaches its 43rd anniversary later this year.In the face of dwindling ... Read more...

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Check tobacco promotion, sales: Voluntary group to FSSAI


June 20th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) An anti-tobacco voluntary group Wednesday sought intervention of India's food safety authority to check promotion and sales of tobacco products in the country as part ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

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...

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Denial of ads to Sakshi: Court suspends order


May 17th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Thursday suspended the government order which stopped official advertisements to Telugu daily and television channel Sakshi owned by YSR Congress party ... Read more...

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Court notice on ads by political parties in power


May 16th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government on a petition alleging that political parties in power misused public funds by giving ... Read more...

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Hilary Swank sues home-audio firm


May 15th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 15 (IANS) Actress Hilary Swank has filed a lawsuit against a home-audio company for using her pictures without her permission.The actress filed the lawsuit in a ... Read more...

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Pitt to model for women’s perfume


May 9th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) Hollywood star Brad Pitt has signed up to become the face of women's fragrance called Chanel No.5. He is the first male model for the ... Read more...

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Rajasthan set ‘Marigold Hotel’ has strong US opening


May 8th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 8 (IANS) "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel", the all-star comedy set in India's Rajasthan state, generated a strong opening in North America as it debuted in limited release.Its ... Read more...

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Google patents environment-based ads


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Google has been awarded a patent on technology that will serve up targeted advertising based on a smartphone user's environment, The Telegraph reported Friday.The web giant ... Read more...

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Internet users wary of backdoor snooping


March 19th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 19 (IANS) Internet users are uneasy about websites collecting personal information on behalf of advertisers and how they might commercialise it, according to a survey.Mark Andrejevic from ... Read more...

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Future ATMs may play ads before you get your money


March 14th, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
London, March 14 (IANS) It may now take more time for people to get money out of an ATM. Cash machines may now play advertisements before you get your banknotes.The ... Read more...

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Lil Wayne to build skate park


March 11th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 11 (IANS) Singer Lil Wayne is teaming up with beverage brand Mountain Dew to build a new skate park in his native Louisiana.The 29-year-old will front a ... Read more...

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Kardashian sisters sued for $5 million


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, March 3 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian and her sisters - Khloe and Kourtney - have been sued for $5 million for allegedly making false statements about a weight-loss ... Read more...

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Bihar alert on avian influenza


February 26th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 26 (IANS) Bihar has sounded an alert against possible spread of avian influenza after a large number of crows died in the state from bird flu, officials said ... Read more...

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Internet firms spy on personal texts sent on smartphones


February 26th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) Top internet firms like Facebook, Yahoo and Flickr are able to read personal text messages and photographs sent via smartphones because many mobile phone apps ... Read more...

Posted in World |

China to check inferior food products


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 22 (IANS) China will tighten measures to stop the production of substandard health food products, authorities said."With inadequate control measures many substandard products exist in the health food ... Read more...

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Wilkinson urges Johansson to stop making ads


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Veteran actor Tom Wilkinson has urged actress Scarlett Johansson to stop working in advertisements and concentrate on acting.Johansson, 27, is the face of Moet Champagne and ... Read more...

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BJP leaders should join Naxalites: Congress


February 16th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 16 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in Goa should "join the Naxalites" instead of covertly attacking Congress candidates through surrogate advertising, a Congress MP said Thursday.Speaking ... Read more...

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Fergie lands new brand ambassador role


February 11th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) Pop star Fergie is expanding her beauty resume as the new global ambassador of a US-based make-up brand Wet n Wild cosmetics.The 36-year-old, who has previously ... Read more...

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Centre forced to announce cyclone relief funds: Jayalalithaa


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 3 (IANS) The central government was forced to announce Rs.500 crore for relief and rehabilitation works in areas hit by cyclone Thane Dec 30 last year, Tamil Nadu ... Read more...

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EC bans ‘peo-puttar’ words in Punjab poll campaign


January 22nd, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 22 (IANS) First it was 'kaka' and now it is 'peo-puttar' (father-son).The Election Commission (EC) Sunday directed that the words 'peo-puttar' should not be used in advertisements ... Read more...

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Australia’s unemployment rate forecast to rise in 2012


January 16th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 16 (IANS) Australia is expected to have a higher jobless rate in 2012, the country's major bank ANZ Bank said Monday.The total number of job advertisements in Australia ... Read more...

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BJP should always respect Vajpayee, says kin


December 25th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which celebrated the 87th birthday of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee Sunday, should always respect the veteran leader, his ... Read more...

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Bengali print media market to touch Rs.800 crore by 2015


December 15th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 15 (IANS) The Bengali print media market will touch Rs.800 crore by 2015, a report published by FICCI and Deloitte has said."This year, the entire print industry in ... Read more...

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China bans commercials during TV dramas


November 28th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 28 (IANS) China has barred the airing of commercials during TV dramas effective Jan 1 next year.China's top broadcasting watchdog, the State Administration of Radio, Film and Television ... Read more...

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