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RSS, not BJP high command, rules Karnataka unit (Karnataka Newsletter)


January 15th, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 15 (IANS) The more the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) asserts that the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) does not involve itself in its internal affairs, the greater ... Read more...

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Now, get Kate Middleton statuette for 199 pounds


June 30th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Admirers of Kate Middleton will now be able to buy a bone china statuette of the Duchess of Cambridge for 199 pounds, said a media report.The ... Read more...

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Wills-Kat wedding ‘a chance to re-brand royal family business’


April 3rd, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 3 (ANI): The upcoming wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton is a chance to re-brand the British royal family business, according to an expert.CBS News Royal Contributor ... Read more...

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Wills-Kate ‘invite exes to wedding’


March 20th, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 20 (ANI): Prince William and Kate Middleton have apparently invited their exes to the royal wedding."There are some surprising additions that are raising a few eyebrows, in the number ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s grip on power in Egypt is shaken


February 1st, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo, Feb.1 (ANI): With the Egyptian Army declaring that it would not use force against the public, authoritarian president Hosni Mubarak days in power appear to be numbered.Compounding Mubarak's problems is ... Read more...

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Karzai agrees to dump ‘parliament session delay’ plans over constitutional crisis fears


January 23rd, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Jan 23 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has reportedly agreed to put an end to his plans of delaying the parliament session by a month after lawmakers threatened to spark off ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Brit-author Dalrymple in controversy over “Raj”, “racist” claims


January 17th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Award-winning historian William Dalrymple has found himself in the middle of a racist controversy over claims that British authors writing about India are inheritors of "a Raj that ... Read more...

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Breastfeeding photos on Facebook deemed ‘unsuitable for children’


October 15th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 15 (ANI): Photographs of breastfeeding women clicked by an Australian photographer have been banned from the Facebook deeming them unsuitable for children.Melbourne-based art dealer and photographer Christopher Rimmer travelled ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Government decision on AFSPA will be final: Antony


September 12th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep. 11 (ANI): Commenting on differences between the defence ministry and the home ministry over the controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), Defence Minister A.K Antony said on Sunday ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Playboy censors iPad application


August 13th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Playboy, the adult magazine run by Hugh Heffner, has agreed to remove all risqué content from its iPad app in order to avoid breaching Apple's strict anti-obscenity rules, ... Read more...

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Brit royal wreaths becoming more Chinese than British


July 18th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 18 (ANI): Prince Charles has been asked to intervene after it was revealed that parts of the Prince of Wales's wreath have been made in China as part of drastic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Queen Elizabeth’s New York Visit Starts Today


July 6th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Queen Elizabeth II of Britain is headed for her New York visit today, which is her first visit there in the last 34 ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

US embassy in Islamabad losing battle to counter hate America Pak media campaign


June 27th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 27 (ANI): The US Embassy in Islamabad is having a tough time countering the continuous anti-American campaign being carried out by the Pakistani media.Embassy officials have been engaged in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Fast track courts should decide sports disputes: Malhotra


February 3rd, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) vice president Vijay Kumar Malhotra Wednesday said the government has no right to recognise or de-recognise any sports federation and it is for ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

ITF slams decision to exonerate Gasquet


December 18th, 2009 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (DPA) The International Tennis Federation (ITF) took only hours to slam the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) decision which cleared tennis player Richard Gasquet of any fault or ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mohun Bagan fears premature, says arbitrator


September 23rd, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) A day after Mohun Bagan questioned the decision of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) to refer its dispute with Bhaichung Bhutia for arbitration, arbiter Amarendra Sharan ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

EU monitors say a third of Karzai votes are suspect


September 17th, 2009 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Sep.17 (ANI): European Union monitors believe that about one-third of the votes cast for President Hamid Karzai in the Aug. 20 election are suspicious and should be examined for fraud.In ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Is Zardari more India-friendly than others in Pakistan? (Comment)


July 11th, 2009 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Asif Ali Zardari's acknowledgement of the links between the terrorists and the Pakistani establishment is not exactly a state secret. Nor is this is the first time someone in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indonesia’s Obama double says he won’t quit his day job


January 21st, 2009 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Jan 21 (DPA) An Indonesian photographer who has become an instant celebrity due to his resemblance to US President Barack Obama Wednesday said he would keep his day job despite offers ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US in year-long recession


December 2nd, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 2 (DPA) The United States has been in an economic recession since December 2007, the country's official arbiter of economic growth said Monday.The announcement by the National Bureau of Economic ... Read more...

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India committed to tackling terrorism: PM


October 11th, 2008 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Oct 11 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has said that his government is committed to tackling terrorism, but cautioned against labeling members of any community as terrorists. Dr. Singh told ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Future UK royal daughters may be heirs to throne


September 25th, 2008 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 25 (ANI): Even if Prince Williams first-born child is a daughter, she would be the heir to the throne, if new amendments to Englands constitution come into effect.Earlier the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Anand wins one, loses one, lies second at Amber chess


March 21st, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by admin
Nice (France), March 21 (IANS) Viswanathan Anand had mixed luck with one win and one loss against the unpredictable Alexander Morozevich in the fifth round of the Amber chess tournament here Thursday, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Making Musharraf a civilian leader can redeem Pak Army: CSM


November 14th, 2007 - 10:18 am ICT by admin
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