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Pranab won’t be rubber-stamp president (Comment)


July 28th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Pranab Mukherjee's relatively uneventful, to use a post-operative surgical term, journey to Rashtrapati Bhavan is one of the Congress' few success stories of late. What made it possible was the ... Read more...

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Raja Bhaiya dents Akhilesh’s clean credentials


March 15th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 15 (IANS) For the last one week, the entry of Kunda independent legislator Raghuraj Pratap Singh aka Raja Bhaiya into the cabinet of Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav ... Read more...

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Akhilesh steals show in contest of young campaigners (Lead)


March 7th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Three young leaders put their heart and soul in the campaign in Uttar Pradesh, but it was Akhilesh Yadav who walked away with the ... Read more...

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Akhilesh steals show in contest of young campaigners


March 6th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Three young leaders put their heart and soul in the campaign in Uttar Pradesh, but it was Akhilesh Yadav who walked away with the ... Read more...

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Antipathy to the US has become visceral: Pakistani daily


February 16th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 16 (IANS) There is an antipathy towards the US that transcends the merely political and has in fact "become visceral", said a Pakistani daily.Taking a dig at US ... Read more...

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Congress points to Marxist-BJP ‘unholy alliance’ in Kerala


November 15th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 15 (IANS) The Congress in Kerala Tuesday alleged there is a strong, secret alliance between the state units of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and the ... Read more...

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Afghanistan a proxy war between India, Pakistan: Musharraf


October 7th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) Calling Afghanistan as a "proxy war" between India and Pakistan, former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf has accused New Delhi of "trying to create an anti-Pakistan ... Read more...

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Rana jury selection faces bias against Muslims


May 18th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 18 (IANS) From a tooth and shoulder pain to displaying a clear bias in favour of the government, there was a diversity of reasons why some 20 potential ... Read more...

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Bangladesh media lauds Indian victory


April 4th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 4 (IANS) Newspapers in Bangladesh, which was a co-host for the cricket World Cup, have feted winners India, runners-up Sri Lanka and all those who contributed to the ... Read more...

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Australia’s New South Wales has most racial tensions


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 23 (IANS) Australia's New South Wales state has most racial tensions while the state of Victoria recorded one of the lowest levels, a study released Wednesday said.The state reported the ... Read more...

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Muslims drifting towards BJP in Gujarat, says Muslim leader


October 14th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
By R.K. Misra Rajkot, Oct 14 (IANS) If newly elected corporator Babi Sama is to be believed, Muslims of Gujarat are shedding their antipathy to the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).The first ... Read more...

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Ashutosh Gowariker connects with fans on Twitter, Facebook


August 17th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Acclaimed Bollywood filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker will soon be connecting with his fans on social networking sites Twitter and Facebook to answer queries on his forthcoming film ... Read more...

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Poor construction of CWG stadiums worries sports federations


August 2nd, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Vijay Kumar Malhotra, president of the General Association of National Sports Federations (GANSF) Monday expressed serious concern over the reported poor construction of stadiums for the Commonwealth ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin Manufactures A Fence Around Her Home To Block New Neighbor’s Vision


May 29th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 29, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Sarah Palin, one of the conservative pin-up personalities of the American Republican Party, has reportedly constructed a 14-foot barrier around her home in Wasilla. The ... Read more...

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Bullying can be a good thing for kids


May 23rd, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 23 (ANI): Getting bullied can sometimes help children in their development, claims a new study.Psychologists from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), claim that being shouted at, ... Read more...

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Political turmoil has prompted Iranian officials to defect


April 25th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 25 (ANI): The political turmoil in Iran has prompted a growing number of the country's officials to defect or leak information to the West, creating a new flow of intelligence ... Read more...

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Mickelson would love to be paired with Tiger Woods at Augusta


March 28th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
Georgia (US), Mar.28 (ANI): Phil Mickelson says he would love to be paired with Tiger Woods for the first two rounds of next week's Augusta Masters.According to The Telegraph, the pair ... Read more...

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5 in 10 Americans consider health reform bill to be a ‘good thing’


March 24th, 2010 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar. 24 (ANI): Almost five out of 10 Americans believe that President Barack Obama's health care reform bill is a "good thing," a new poll has revealed.According to a ... Read more...

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Crows recognize human faces


January 27th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 27 (ANI): If you ever offend a crow, don't expect it to forgive or forget, says a new study, which has shown that wild crows can recognize individual human ... Read more...

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At receiving end of media, Bollywood films hit back


January 11th, 2010 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
By Arpana New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) A new breed of filmmakers is now busy turning the tables on the fourth estate with movies like "Paa" and "Rann". Incidentally, both star Amitabh ... Read more...

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Childhood humiliation by PT instructor may trigger antipathy to sports


January 7th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 7 (IANS) A child could develop lifelong antipathy to fitness or sports if he or she has been humiliated by a physical instructor, according to a recent study. Billy Strean, professor ... Read more...

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Humiliation in Phy Ed class can cause a lifetime of inactivity


January 7th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): One humiliating experience in physical education class can put off a child from fitness for the rest of his/her life, according to a University of Alberta researcher.Billy Strean, ... Read more...

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All quiet and low key on Gandhi Jayanti in Uttar Pradesh


October 2nd, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 2 (IANS) Official Gandhi Jayanti celebrations organised routinely by the Uttar Pradesh government have never been so quiet as it was Friday - neither Chief Minister Mayawati nor Governor B.L. ... Read more...

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Baseball catching up in Kerala


May 10th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 10 (IANS) Baseball, the national sport of the US, is slowly but steadily finding a place in the sports curriculum of many educational institutions in Kerala. Baseball, known as a 'distant ... Read more...

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Lucknow sees surprising undercurrent in Congress’ favour


May 1st, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 1 (IANS) Seemingly disillusioned with both the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the opposition Samajwadi Party (SP), Lucknow's voters appear to have plumped for the Congress, though the ... Read more...

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BJP revives Ram temple building plan ahead of polls


March 15th, 2009 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata/Bengaluru, Mar 15 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday said that it would construct a Ram temple in Ayodhya that has been a flashpoint of tension between both Hindus and ... Read more...

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Spanish diplomat says Afghanistan is far worse now than in 2001


September 15th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Geneva, Sept.15 (ANI): A Spanish diplomat with eight years experience in Afghanistan has claimed that conditions there are far worse now than they were in 2001. Appealing for a concerted American ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi to meet Amar Singh Tuesday


July 13th, 2008 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi will meet Samajwadi Party general secretary Amar Singh Tuesday in what would be their first meeting after the party pledged support to ... Read more...

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New book reveals Hemmingway’s antipathy towards Hollywood


April 27th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by admin
New York, April 27 (IANS) A new book by author A.E Hotchner, "The Good Life According to Hemmingway", documents legendary Nobel winning author Ernest Hemmingway's disdain for Hollywood. Legendary producer David O. ... Read more...

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Clinton hammers on Obama’s gun, religion remarks


April 14th, 2008 - 9:25 am ICT by admin
By Pat Reber Washington, April 14 (DPA) Pennsylvania, site of the next clash over the Democratic presidential nomination, is a state of somewhat-rusting industry and farming spread among small towns where people go ... Read more...

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Gandhi blasts BSP, but Mulayam cool to Congress


March 31st, 2008 - 9:44 pm ICT by admin
(Roundup)Kanpur/Kochi, March 31 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday launched her sharpest attack on Uttar Pradesh's Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Chief Minister Mayawati amid speculation that her party and the Samajawdai Party ... Read more...

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Chinese dissident intellectuals call for talks with the Dalai Lama


March 24th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by admin
London, Mar.24 (ANI): A group of Chinese writers, dissidents and lawyers have called for talks with the Dalai Lama and an end to the propaganda war over Tibet. The open letter, written ... Read more...

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What next for Musharraf


February 27th, 2008 - 2:02 pm ICT by admin
By Muhammad Najeeb Islamabad, Feb 27 (IANS) Impeachment or an honourable walkout - the options could be narrowing for Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf, who has ruled for eight years and now finds himself ... Read more...

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Many Pakistani voters ask Musharraf to quit, call politicians frauds


February 22nd, 2008 - 2:58 pm ICT by admin
By Devirupa Mitra Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) "Everybody is a fraud" is one of several slogans angry Pakistani voters scribbled on their ballot papers as they got their chance to speak out against ... Read more...

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CIA chief blames al Qaeda, Mehsud for Bhutto’s assassination


January 18th, 2008 - 3:10 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan.18 (ANI): Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Michael Hayden is of the view that the al-Qaeda and militant Pakistani tribal leader Baitullah Mehsud were responsible for the December 27, 2007 assassination ... Read more...

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