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No more TV shows after ‘Sound Trippin’: Sneha Khanwalkar


August 11th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Her distinct tunes in "Gangs Of Wasseypur" struck the right chords with music lovers, as did her compositions in MTV's show "Sound Trippin". But composer Sneha ... Read more...

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French killer said he posted murder videos on web


March 23rd, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, March 23 (IANS) Mohammed Merah, the main suspect in the Toulouse and Montauban shootings who was killed during a police operation on Thursday in Toulouse, said shortly before his ... Read more...

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Man kills NRI wife, burns body


November 12th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) In a fit of rage, a travel firm executive murdered his non-resident Indian wife in south Delhi and stuffed her body in a bag and ... Read more...

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Gaddafi kept album of Condoleezza Rice’s photos


August 26th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi kept a photo album filled with pictures of former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, and claimed to "love" and "admire" her ... Read more...

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President Patil lauds efforts of Indians in development of Mauritius


April 26th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinPort Louis (Mauritius) Apr 26 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil, who visited the "Aapravasi Ghat" here on Tuesday, lauded the efforts of Indians in the development of Mauritius."Persons of ... Read more...

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UN official to Cuba: Heed events in Egypt, Tunisia


February 18th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, Feb 18 (IANS/EFE) The rapporteur of the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination has asked Cuba to take lessons from recent events in the Arab world to carry ... Read more...

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Restaurateur alleges racist attack by police, locals in Goa


January 25th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 25 (IANS) The owner of a restaurant serving African cuisine - a rarity in Goa - Tuesday complained of arson and assault by the police and locals, claiming her ... Read more...

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Indian-African origin Kamala Harris to be 1st woman ever to hold California’s AG office


December 25th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 25 (ANI): Kamala Harris, an Indian-African origin politician in the United States, is on her way to creating history by becoming the first woman to hold the California attorney ... Read more...

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‘Drug syndicates using Facebook to recruit young Malaysian women as smugglers’


December 2nd, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 2(ANI): Malaysian Deputy Foreign Minister Richard Riot Jaem has said that young Malaysian women using social networking website Facebook were being lured by international drug syndicates with promises ... Read more...

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New Zealand Taxi Federation calls for cameras after another attack on cabbie


October 24th, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Hamilton, Oct 24(ANI): The New Zealand Taxi Federation (NZTF) has reiterated that security cameras must be made compulsory in their vehicles after yet another attack on a driver.According to Stuff.co.nz, a taxi ... Read more...

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Eyeing English readers, best-selling foreign authors head to India


October 22nd, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Indian readers of contemporary English fiction are reaping a rich harvest as top British and American authors head to India to promote their books. Best-selling ... Read more...

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Brit ‘terror suspects’ might sue police for false detention over unproven plot against Pope


September 20th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 29 (ANI): Six terror suspects arrested over an alleged plot to attack the Pope Benedict XVI, could sue the police after being released without charge, detectives fear.According to the ... Read more...

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Pope concludes Britain visit with mass, beatification


September 19th, 2010 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI is due to end his four-day official visit to Britain Sunday with the beatification of a 19th century English convert, seen by the Catholic Church ... Read more...

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Six suspects involved in ‘Pope plot’ freed without charge


September 19th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.19 (ANI): Scotland Yard investigators have released the six men they arrested for their role in a plot to attack Pope Benedict XVI. All six have been released without charge.Sky News ... Read more...

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Pope meets political leaders, celebrates mass in London


September 18th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (DPA) Pope Benedict XVI met British Prime Minister David Cameron and other political leaders on the third day of his official visit to Britain Saturday, as police continued ... Read more...

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British police arrest sixth man over suspected terror plot


September 18th, 2010 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 17 (DPA) British police said a sixth man was arrested Friday in connection with a suspected terrorist plot to attack Pope Benedict XVI in London during his ongoing state visit ... Read more...

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Trisha angry over drug scandal rumour


August 28th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) South Indian actress Trisha Krishnan, who made her Bollywood debut with Akshay Kumar-starrer "Khatta Meetha", is angry after her name was dragged in a ... Read more...

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Trisha Speaks On Her Drug Scandal


August 28th, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The "Khatta Meetha' debutante Trisha Krishnan who will next be seen in Hindi with Pratik Babbar has become embroiled in a drug scandal.A report on a ... Read more...

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Why world’s swiftest sprinters are of African origin


July 12th, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 12 (ANI): Scientists may have uncovered why the world's fastest sprinters are usually of West African origin. The centre of gravity tends to be located higher on the body ... Read more...

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Speedy justice in World Cup courts: a model for the future?


June 16th, 2010 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 16 (DPA) Doping is banned at the World Cup but the South African justice system acts as if it's on steroids. Faced with a barrage of questioning over security in the ... Read more...

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Four teenagers face 68 charges over rape of girl in Australia


May 19th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 19 (ANI): Four male teenagers in Melbourne have been charged with 68 counts of rape after they allegedly attacked a girl in a suburban public toilet block.According to the police, ... Read more...

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‘Ivory Bangle Lady’ was ‘elite’ African woman who lived in York during Roman era


February 27th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27 (ANI): A team of archaeologists has revealed the remains of what they say was a "high status" woman of African origin who lived in York during Roman times, a ... Read more...

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Ex-Trinidad and Tobago PM faces protege in party leadership battle


January 5th, 2010 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, Jan 5 (IANS) Basdeo Panday, the first person of Indian origin to become prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago during 1995-2001, is facing his one-time confidante Kamla Persad-Bissessar in ... Read more...

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110,000-year-old human fossil found in China challenges ‘out of Africa’ theory


November 4th, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 4 (ANI): The discovery of an 110,000-year-old putative Homo sapiens jawbone from a cave in southern China's Guangxi province, may challenge the commonly held idea that modern humans originated out ... Read more...

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Caster Semenya’s Test Results To Be Revealed In Novemeber By IAAF


September 12th, 2009 - 1:05 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Some sections of the media have recently reported that runner Caster Semenya of South African origin, the reigning women's 800m world champion, has both male and female characteristics in terms ... Read more...

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BBC suspends Sikh comedian for ‘acting inappropriately’


July 13th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) The British Broadcasting Corporation has dropped Indian-origin broadcaster Hardeep Singh Kohli from a popular television show after he admitted "stepping over the mark" with a female researcher. BBC's The ... Read more...

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Three found dead in unmarked boat off Gujarat coast


June 26th, 2009 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Porbander (Gujarat), June 26 (IANS) The Gujarat Marine Police recovered three unidentified bodies on a boat off this Gujarat port Friday, an official said. The boat also bore no markings. According to the ... Read more...

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Forensic artist re-constructs face of first European


May 4th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): A forensic artist has reconstructed the face of the first anatomically-modern human to live in Europe, who inhabited the ancient forests of the Carpathian Mountains in what is ... Read more...

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Columbus crews teeth may give fresh insight into earliest European visitors to New World


March 20th, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 20 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are studying the teeth of crew members Christopher Columbus left on the island of Hispaniola after his second voyage to America ... Read more...

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History extracted from teeth of Christopher Columbus’ crew


March 20th, 2009 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) Dead men do tell tales. Researchers are now extracting history from the teeth of crew members Christopher Columbus left on the Caribbean island of Hispaniola after his second ... Read more...

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Steroid doping tests ignore vital ethnic differences, say scientists


March 12th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 12 (ANI): A new study has suggested that steroid doping tests currently used in international sport are ''not fit for purpose'' because they ignore vital ethnic differences in hormone ... Read more...

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Global warming spurs drive for drought resistant cereal


February 2nd, 2009 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) Global warming is prompting the drive for drought and heat resistant cereal, which can be grown in the most arid areas to take care of some of our ... Read more...

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Scientists analyze genome of a heat and drought resistant cereal plant


January 31st, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Jan 31 (ANI): A team of scientists is analyzing the genes of sorghum, a heat and drought resistant cereal plant, which is the first plant of African origin whose genome ... Read more...

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Controversial French minister, not naming babys father, to ignore maternity leave


January 5th, 2009 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 5 (ANI): French Justice Minister Rachida Dati, who gave birth by caesarean section to a baby girl named Zohra on Friday, and has yet not revealed the name of ... Read more...

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Prehistoric fossil suggests Cheetah originated in Asia


December 30th, 2008 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 30 (ANI): Scientists have discovered the oldest fossil of a new species of prehistoric cheetah in China, which suggests that the animal originated in Asia, not in North America.According ... Read more...

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