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Bengal to make law to punish striking transporters


September 20th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) The West Bengal government Thursday said it was planning to bring in a stringent law to rein in errant transport operators. Under the law, the operators ... Read more...

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Unmukt hopes for an amicable solution with St. Stephen’s


August 31st, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India's U-19 World Cup winning captain Unmukt Chand hopes that the attendance problem with his alma mater St. Stephen's College would soon be sorted out ... Read more...

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80 Ayurveda colleges denied permission to admit students


August 24th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The government has denied 80 Ayurveda colleges permission to admit students for the year 2012-13 because they lacked infrastructural facilities, parliament was informed Friday."Of 261 ... Read more...

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Taj city celebrates Eid peacefully despite alert


August 20th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 20 (IANS) Eid was celebrated peacefully in Agra Monday under the shadow of massive security arrangement at various mosques and a high alert in the Taj city.The ... Read more...

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Obama praises Hathaway, says she was best in ‘Dark Knight’


August 7th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) US President Barack Obama thinks Anne Hathaway "was the best thing" in "The Dark Knight Rises".He spoke about the film Monday during a fundraiser campaign ... Read more...

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Cameras to nab cheaters in Pakistan exam halls


July 12th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Pakistan plans to use cameras to stop cheating during exams.The government intends to use modern digital cameras for checking illegal practices in examinations, said Visual Education ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

IOC concerned over progress of work in Rio


June 7th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 7 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has expressed concern over Rio's ability to build necessary infrastructure for the 2016 Olympics in time.The urban infrastructure projects ... Read more...

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‘Delhi Belly’ shook viewers’ minds, opened them: Rakesh Bedi


May 21st, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) "Delhi Belly" shook up the collective consciousness of the audiences, says Rakesh Bedi, who is active in films, TV and theatre. He added that although comedy ... Read more...

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Court allows IPL cricketer to sit for exam


May 15th, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday directed the Delhi University (DU) to allow an Indian Premier League (IPL) cricketer, falling short of requisite attendance, to ... Read more...

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Senior UP official commits suicide


May 12th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 12 (IANS) A senior officer died here early Saturday after taking poison, police said.Vinod Rai was the Additional District Magistrate (City) West in the state capital.On Friday night, ... Read more...

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NHRC summons Kerala’s chief secretary


April 30th, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has summoned Kerala's chief secretary over the state's failure to submit the compliance report of compensating people affected from ... Read more...

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Lohan to dine at White House


April 27th, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 27 (IANS) Lindsay Lohan is all set to attend this year's White House Correspondent's Dinner.President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have invited a varied group ... Read more...

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Obama never in danger from Secret Service scandal: Official


April 26th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) US President Barack Obama was never in danger because of a prostitution scandal involving Secret Service agents during a trip to Colombia, a top official ... Read more...

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Colombian prostitutes could be Russian spies: Senator


April 25th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) A US senator has claimed that the prostitutes who were involved in Colombia with President Barack Obama's Secret Service agents could have been placed there ... Read more...

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Separatist shutdown hits life in Kashmir Valley (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 7 (IANS) Life here and elsewhere in the Kashmir Valley was hit Saturday by a shutdown called by separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani against the conviction of Kashmiri ... Read more...

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Bihar to have its first ‘open jail’


March 5th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 5 (IANS) Some convicts in Bihar will soon get a chance to live with their families, step out for work and lead a life similar to that outside ... Read more...

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WHO takes India off polio endemic list, says Azad


February 25th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) India has a reason to smile on the polio front, as it was taken off the list of polio endemic countries by the World ... Read more...

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US unveils new education initiative


February 25th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) The US government Friday announced a new initiative designed to spur community engagement in turning around persistently low-performing schools.US Secretary of Education Arne Duncan announced the ... Read more...

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11 injured in IFFCO silo collapse in Odisha


February 20th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 20 (IANS) At least eleven workers sustained injuries after the roof of a silo at Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited's (IFFCO) plant at Paradip in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur district ... Read more...

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Amber Riley’s Whitney Houston’s cover on Glee


February 16th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Producers of Glee have revealed that the special Valentine episode was planned way before the death of Whitney Houston. Star Amber Riley covered Houston’s highly successful ... Read more...

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Is Bobby Brown going to attend Whitney Houston funeral?


February 15th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bobby Brown has denied that he has been barred from attending the funeral of ex wife Whitney Houston. Brown is currently in California where he is ... Read more...

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Official fired for not sending people to pro-Putin rally


February 7th, 2012 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The director of a training centre lost her job for refusing to ensure her employees' attendance at a rally in support of Russian Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Clinton to attend UNSC meet on Syria


January 31st, 2012 - 3:00 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 31 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton along with other high-level officials will attend a UN Security Council (UNSC) meet on Syria Tuesday, said the US envoy ... Read more...

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‘Agneepath’ strikes right chords with B-Town


January 24th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Karan Johar's "Agneepath" remake has received a thumbs up from Bollywood celebrities, who attended a special screening of the much-awaited movie here.The Tuesday night screening ... Read more...

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High turnout at Detroit auto show


January 24th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Jan 24 (IANS) Over 800,000 people attended this year's Detroit auto show, said a media report.Officials said the nine-day public portion of the 2012 North American International Auto Show ... Read more...

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2.5 mn gathered in Rome to see pope in 2011


January 4th, 2012 - 4:55 am ICT by IANS
Vatican City, Jan 4 (IANS/AKI) More than 2.5 million people last year participated in gatherings in Rome attended by Pope Benedict XVI, the Vatican has said.During 2011, a total of ... Read more...

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Amid health concerns, Hazare continues fast


December 28th, 2011 - 10:25 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) Amid growing concerns for his health, Anna Hazare entered the second day of his three-day fast here Wednesday, an aide said.The sprawling MMRDA Ground, the ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh sworn-in union minister


December 18th, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) chief Ajit Singh was Sunday sworn-in as union minister. He was administered the oath of office by President Pratibha Patil.Prime ... Read more...

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No problem if WSH is held after Olympic qualifiers: Chettri


December 6th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) India hockey captain Bharat Chettri has said the players could think of playing in the World Series Hockey (WSH) if the tournament is held after ... Read more...

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Germany asks Pakistan to attend Bonn conference


December 1st, 2011 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 1 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel telephoned Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Wednesday, requesting the country to change its decision of boycotting the upcoming Bonn conference, ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s primary schools lacking in sanitary workers: Report


November 15th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 15 (IANS) More than two-thirds of 152 boys' primary schools in 89 districts across Pakistan are without non-teaching staff like peons, sanitary workers and security guards, according to ... Read more...

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Suspected Maoist linkman held in Bengal


September 26th, 2011 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) The joint security forces Monday arrested a suspected Maoist linkman from West Bengal's West Midnapore district.Dilip Mahato, a leader of the pro-Maoist tribal body People's Committee ... Read more...

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Kerala legislators to be subject to performance audit


September 25th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 25 (IANS) For the first time in the history of the Kerala assembly, the performance of all legislators would be subject to a performance audit, Speaker G. Karthikeyan ... Read more...

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Labour’s duo rated Britain’s sexiest MPs


September 19th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) The Labour Party's Dan Jarvis and Luciana Berger have been rated Britain's sexiest parliamentarians.The dashing ex-Para, 38, and raven-haired beauty, 30, scored 96 and 90 out ... Read more...

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2G case: Morani moves bail plea (Lead)


September 15th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) After spending over 100 days in Tihar Jail here, Cineyug Films' founder Karim Morani, named as co-conspirator in the 2G spectrum allocation case, Thursday moved ... Read more...

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