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2012 Pulitzer Prizes announced


April 17th, 2012 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS) The Philadelphia Inquirer Monday won the coveted public service Pulitzer, as the 96th annual Pulitzer Prizes were announced in New York's Columbia University.The Philadelphia Inquirer won ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Help pouring in from all over the world for the Haiti earthquake victims


January 13th, 2010 - 10:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Port-au-Prince, Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As Haiti lies in ruins due to the 7.0 earthquake that struck and devastated the region, help and all types of aid is pouring in, from ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

More than 100 arrested at Tehran opposition rally


November 7th, 2009 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Nov 7 (DPA) More than 100 people have been arrested on charges of "disturbing the public order" during a demonstration earlier this week in Tehran, the official IRNA news agency reported ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Iraqi government wrongly confirms the apprehension of Al-Baghdadi - again


April 24th, 2009 - 2:14 am ICT by admin
Baghdad, IRAQ (BNO NEWS) – The Iraqi government wrongly confirmed the arrest of Al-Qaeda in Iraq leader Al-Baghdadi on Thursday, the third time in just a year.The Associated Press and the Agence ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Shyamalan, Hilton, Myers win worst Oscar parody award nominations


January 22nd, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 22 (ANI): M. Night Shyamalan, Paris Hilton and Mike Myers have emerged as the front-runner for Hollywood''s least coveted awards show the Razzies.The Golden Raspberry Awards, a parody of ... Read more...

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Nepal police release AFP bureau chief


January 11th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 11 (IANS) The Nepal police Sunday said they have released the bureau chief of French news agency Agence France Presse (AFP) who was arrested Friday on the suspicion that he ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

AFP bureau chief detained in Nepal for suspected drug possession (Lead, superseding previous story)


January 11th, 2009 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 10 (IANS) The Nepal bureau chief of French news agency Agence France Presse (AFP) has been detained by Kathmandu's drug squad on the suspicion of possessing drugs, police said.British citizen ... Read more...

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AFP bureau chief detained in Nepal for suspected drug possession


January 11th, 2009 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Jan 10 (IANS) The Nepal bureau chief of French news agency Agence France Presse (AFP) has been detained by Kathmandu's drug squad on the suspicion of possessing drugs, police said.British citizen ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Four journalists injured while covering Kashmir clash


December 7th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) Four journalists, including three from foreign agencies, were injured Sunday while covering a clash between security personnel and anti-poll protesters in Sopore constituency of Baramulla district in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Argentina to host third world congress of news agencies


October 21st, 2008 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 21 (IANS) Argentine capital Buenos Aires will host the third World Congress of news agencies in October 2010, representatives of the World Council of News Agencies have agreed in a ... Read more...

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Three international agencies to boycott IPL


April 18th, 2008 - 9:51 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Apr 18 (IANS) Three international news agencies have decided to boycott the multi-million dollar Indian Premier League, protesting against the restrictions on distribution of photographs to stand alone cricket websites. ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

With 100 hours to go, IPL debut a trial by fire?


April 14th, 2008 - 6:44 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Millions have already been spent. More are likely to spent in the next few days. But who gets to show the matches of the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

IPL imposes strict media accreditation policy


April 4th, 2008 - 4:04 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The inaugural Indian Premier League (IPL) starting April 18 has outlined a strict media accreditation policy that requires photographers to use their pictures strictly as still images ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Matt Damon isn’t finished with Jason Bourne as yet


November 14th, 2007 - 2:31 am ICT by admin
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