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Verma, wife move release application in money laundering case


September 11th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Businessman Abhishek Verma and his wife, arrested for their alleged role in a money laundering case, Tuesday moved an application for their release in a ... Read more...

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31 killed in Syrian bombings (Lead, Changing dateline)


September 10th, 2012 - 7:40 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Sep 10 (IANS) At least 31 people were killed Sunday in two separate bombings that marked an intensification of violence in the unrest-torn Syria, Xinhua reported.The day started with ... Read more...

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Mother for mercy killing of two kids


September 5th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 5 (IANS) Failing to get financial assistance for the treatment of her two paralytic children, a woman in Rajasthan has written to the state government seeking permission for ... Read more...

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Late pope’s blood vial stolen, recovered


August 30th, 2012 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 30 (IANS/AKI) A vial of what the church says is the late Pope John Paul II's blood was almost lost when three men stole a backpack from a ... Read more...

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At 49, I’m still looking for love: Sanjay Leela Bhansali


August 25th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) Sanjay Leela Bhansali is 49, a bachelor, and says he truly believes in the concept of his sister Bela Sehgal's directorial debut "Shirin Farhad Ki ... Read more...

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Menezes to blame for Brazil’s Olympic agony, says Romario


August 12th, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janerio, Aug 11 (IANS) Former Brazil star Romario has called for the immediate dismissal of national coach Mano Menezes after Brazil's 2-1 loss to Mexico in the Olympic ... Read more...

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Olympics: Foster-Hylton ends sterling career after hurdle mishap


August 8th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican hurdler Brigitte Foster-Hylton says the 2012 season will be the last of her long, sterling career, a day after she crashed out of the London Olympics ... Read more...

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SC pushes for surgical separation of conjoined sisters (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday directed the union health ministry to set up a panel of doctors to examine the possibility of surgically separating 16-year-old conjoined ... Read more...

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Pinki alleges harassment in police custody (Second Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist athlete Pinki Pramanik, who was accused of being a male and committing rape, was Wednesday released after 26 days in a West ... Read more...

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Abandoned HIV positive woman finds succour in Delhi shelter (With Image)


July 11th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) "Hazaribagh in Jharkhand." These are the words HIV positive Roohi, 20, has been repeating since she was found writhing in labour pain at the New ... Read more...

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Can’t ignore kin’s evidence in matrimonial dispute: SC


July 5th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that evidence tendered by the kin of those involved in a matrimonial dispute could not be disregarded merely because they ... Read more...

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Expect fun in ‘What To Expect When You’re Expecting’ (IANS Movie Review)


May 19th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "What To Expect When You're Expecting"; Actors: Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez, Elizabeth Banks; Director: Kirk Jones; Rating: ***1/2In one of most profound dialogues of the film, a character referring ... Read more...

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Hillary meets victims of human trafficking in Kolkata


May 6th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton interacted with young women rescued from human traffickers and listened keenly to their tales in her first programme after arriving ... Read more...

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Man kills puppy with hammer


May 4th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) A man in Britain, furious after finding his eight-year-old daughter bitten by his pet dog, battered it to death with a hammer.Gary Wills, 47, waited seven ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear in July a 37-year-old case


April 16th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said it would hear in July the petition by Ranjan Dwivedi - an accused in a bomb attack at then railway ... Read more...

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Apex court seeks details of mercy pleas decided in 2011 (Lead)


April 10th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the government for details of mercy petitions decided by the president in 2011 and other similar pleas awaiting a decision.An ... Read more...

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Odisha assembly appeals for Italians’ release


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 22 (IANS) The Odisha assembly Thursday appealed to the Maoists to release the two Italians the rebels had kidnapped March 14.The resolution, moved by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, ... Read more...

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Baby Falak’s mother performs her last rites


March 16th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The body of baby Falak was Friday handed over her mother Munni by the AIIMS for the last rites of the battered two-year-old who died ... Read more...

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Baby Falak to be discharged in a week


March 9th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) After fighting against all odds, abandoned and abused baby Falak is likely to be discharged in a week's time from the All India Institute of ... Read more...

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Couple gets life term for killing ‘witch’ teenager


March 6th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) A Congolese couple who tortured and drowned a teenage boy, accusing him of witchcraft, have been imprisoned for life in Britain.Magalie Bamu and her fiance Eric ... Read more...

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British mother, son jailed over dogs’ deaths


February 24th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 23 (IANS) A British mother and her son have been jailed for starving two dogs after imprisoning them in an attic and nailing it shut.A court heard how ... Read more...

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Tina’s ‘Uttaran’ tales with Vidya’s ‘Kahaani’


February 23rd, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Tina Dutta, who plays Ichha in popular show "Uttaran", says it was an "amazing" experience to shoot a special episode with Vidya Balan who ... Read more...

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Clarke, Ponting virtually bat India out of SCG Test (Roundup)


January 4th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Skipper Michael Clarke notched up his maiden double hundred and Ricky Ponting ended his century draught to give Australia a massive 291-run first innings lead, ... Read more...

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Clarke, Ponting pile agony on India (Lead)


January 4th, 2012 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 4 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke notched up his 18th Test century while Ricky Ponting was stranded on 97 as the hosts reached 236 for three in the ... Read more...

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Yoko Ono to bring multimedia art to India


December 4th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) A multimedia exhibition featuring public art installtions and conventional art, as also performances by Yoko Ono, wife of late Beatles icon John Lennon, will bring ... Read more...

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Badal terms wheat MSP hike pathetic


October 25th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 25 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday termed as "pathetic" the enhanced minimum support price (MSP) of Rs.1,285 per quintal for wheat announced by the central ... Read more...

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Woman dies falling off high heel


October 9th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) A pub's landlady died after falling over in her high heels.Sian Thomas, 38, tumbled after catching her foot in the hem of her dress on a ... Read more...

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Asia’s tallest church ‘grows taller’ through charity


September 20th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), Sep 20 (IANS) Shrine Basilica of Our Lady of Dolours near here - billed as the tallest church in Asia at 260 ft - has decided to donate ... Read more...

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Big B to witness Ganesh visarjan from rooftop (Movie Snippets)


September 11th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is excited about the last day of Ganeshutsav and awaiting for the celebratory mood to take over the streets in front ... Read more...

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Dentist retrieves tooth from bin, fixes it back


September 11th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) A lady in Britain was shocked after her dentist first mistakenly pulled out the wrong tooth, then replanted it by allegedly retrieving it from a medical ... Read more...

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Judges, lawyers mourn blast deaths


September 8th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Delhi High Court judges and lawyers Thursday mourned the death of 12 people in a blast at the court's gate a day earlier.There was a ... Read more...

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Opposition blames government for security failure


September 7th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Blaming the government for lax security, opposition parties Wednesday demanded a thorough probe into the blast outside the Delhi High Court that claimed nine ... Read more...

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Corruption campaign, Bollywood style: Common man’s revenge


August 25th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) When an anti-corruption movement has built up in India, can Bollywood films be far behind? Leading young Indian director Dibakar Banerjee says his new movie ... Read more...

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Girl under bear attack calls mum before dying


August 17th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS) A mother in Russia had a shock of her life when her teenaged daughter frantically called her up for help while being attacked by a group ... Read more...

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‘The Tree Of Life’ a masterful creation (IANS Film Review)


July 30th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Tree Of Life"; Director: Terrence Malick; Actors: Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Jessica Chastain; Rating: ****We might leave our childhood, but it never leaves us. It follows us and ... Read more...

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