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Cruise in regular contact with Suri


September 21st, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise, who has reportedly not met his daughter Suri since 50 days, makes it a point to call his daughter everyday despite his ... Read more...

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IAC begins hunt for political talent in Lucknow


September 10th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) In keeping with its Aug 2 announcement at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi to float a political party, India Against Corruption (IAC) has begun an exercise ... Read more...

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Anna discusses party formation


September 8th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Anna Hazare, in a meeting with his team members in Ralegan Siddhi Saturday, expressed concern over the selection of candidates for an independent political ... Read more...

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Smoking scenes to be allowed again in films - with a warning (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Smoking scenes will be back on the silver screen as the government Tuesday informed the Supreme Court that it would shortly permit them - though ... Read more...

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Once in a blue moon, this Friday


August 30th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) There's something everyone does every once in a blue moon. If you take that idiom literally, Friday is the day to do that thing you ... Read more...

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‘Heroine’ makers move court on smoking scene rider (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The makers of Bollywood film "Heroine", starring Kareena Kapoor, Monday moved the Delhi High Court against the information and broadcasting ministry's order to display ... Read more...

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Charges by former employee unfounded: Infosys


August 21st, 2012 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 21 (IANS) Investigation by IT bellwether Infosys Ltd. into the complaint filed by its former US-based employee Satya Dev Tripuraneni against it revealed that the charges were unfounded, ... Read more...

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‘SOTY’ huge responsibility for Karan Johar


August 12th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) Karan Johar says that his next directorial venture "Student Of The Year" (SOTY) is a big responsibility on him as the future of three ... Read more...

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Three held in Bengal for forcing woman to foetus sex test


August 7th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 7 (IANS) Three in-laws of a pregnant woman in West Bengal were arrested on a police complaint that she was tortured and pressurised by them to go for ... Read more...

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Eight die in Kabul bombing


August 7th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 7 (IANS) Eight civilians were killed and four injured Tuesday morning when a bomb planted by the Taliban targeted a bus on the outskirts of this Afghan ... Read more...

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Man steals Rs.10 lakh from Delhi office, held


August 6th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) A 19-year-old man stole over Rs.10 lakh from his employer's office here to start a new household but landed in the police net within 24 ... Read more...

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Toxic mushrooms kill seven, poison 50 in China


August 4th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) Consumption of wild mushrooms in China's Shaanxi province has claimed the lives of least seven people and poisoned more than 50, forcing the country's top ... Read more...

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Olympics: Back injury dashes Russian weightlifter’s hopes


August 4th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's gold medal favourite in weightlifting Khadzhimurat Akkaev has withdrawn from the Olympics with a back injury, the national federation said Saturday.Akkaev, the world and ... Read more...

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Shettar passes first hurdle, bigger battles ahead (Karnataka Newsletter)


August 3rd, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 3 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's third chief minister in four years in Karnataka, Jagadish Shettar, has succeeded in rallying his faction-ridden party behind him to get ... Read more...

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Olympic cycling: Britain take men’s sprint gold


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Britain won gold at the velodrome in world record time Thursday, beating France in the men's team sprint final.Britain's Chris Hoy, Philip Hindes and Jason ... Read more...

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Olympic cycling: Germany take women’s sprint gold after China demoted


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) China's Gong Jinjie and Guo Shuang were demoted to the silver medal in the women's team sprint cycling Thursday, with gold going to Germany's Kristina ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: American Douglas pips Russians to gold


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sixteen-year-old American gymnast Gabby Douglas won the gold in the women's individual all around competition on Thursday, leaving Russia with silver and bronze.Douglas triumphed with ... Read more...

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Olympic canoe slalom: France’s Fer paddles to kayak gold


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:30 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Emilie Fer of France won the Olympic gold medal in the women's kayak slalom Thursday.Fer, a 2006 World Champion, stole the gold from 18-year-old Australian ... Read more...

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Olympics: Medal tally


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) The following is the medals tally of the 2012 London Olympics Thursday:Rank Country Gold Silver Bronze TotalChina 18 11 4 33 US 15 8 ... Read more...

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Olympics: Schedule of events involving Indian athletes Friday


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Following is the schedule of events involving Indian athletes at the Olympic Games Friday.Athletics Men's shot put: Om Prakash Karhana Women's discus throw: Seema Antil and Krishna Poonia Women's ... Read more...

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Belarusian border guards get flak over teddy bears


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Minsk, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko has blamed the national border guard service over the "bombing" of hundreds of teddy bears from a plane intruding into the ... Read more...

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Kofi Annan quits as UN-Arab League envoy


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, Aug 2 (IANS) The UN-Arab League joint special envoy to Syria, Kofi Annan has announced about leaving his post, BBC reported Thursday.Annan, in a news conference, said the Syrian ... Read more...

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Emirates announces daily flights to Phuket


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 2 (IANS/WAM) Continuing with its network expansion, the Emirates Airlines has announced the start of daily services to Phuket in Thailand.Phuket, the largest island in Thailand located in ... Read more...

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Emirates inaugurates A380 Service to Amsterdam


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 2 (IANS/WAM) With launch of services to Amsterdam, Emirates' A380 route network was extended to the Netherlands Thursday.Emirates is the first carrier to offer a scheduled A380 ... Read more...

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Olympic tennis: Paes-Saina in quarters, to face Azarenka-Mirnyi (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Putting aside their off-the-court differences, India's Leander Paes and Sania Mirza played an excellent game to book a quarterfinal berth in the Olympics tennis mixed doubles ... Read more...

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Olympic badminton: Saina creates history; Kasyhap’s dream run ends (Second Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Saina Nehwal scripted history as she became the first Indian to reach the semi-finals of Olympic badminton while compatriot Parupalli Kashyap went down in an impressive ... Read more...

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India pushes for consensus on arms trade treaty


August 3rd, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) India Thursday said that a comprehensive legally-binding arms trade treaty should not be rushed through and underlined the need for forging consensus so that the ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Police constable electrocuted


August 3rd, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 2 (IANS) A 34-year old Rajasthan Police constable was electrocuted while his colleague sustained serious burns when they came in contact with overhead electricity wires while chasing ... Read more...

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Russia could deploy unmanned bomber after 2040


August 3rd, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia could deploy a sixth-generation" pilotless strategic bomber aircraft after 2040, Lt. Gen. Anatoly Zhikharev, chief of the Long-Range Aviation Command, said Thursday."That ... Read more...

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Suspected Al-Qaeda members held in Spain


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least three suspected members of the Al Qaeda terrorist group have been arrested and explosives and poisonous substances that could be used in ... Read more...

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NHRC to hear scheduled castes’ complaints in Chennai


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) will organise a three-day open hearing in Chennai to listen to complaints from members of the Scheduled Castes in ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Turkish road accident


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Aug 2 (IANS) Seven people were killed in a traffic accident in northern Turkey Thursday, Dogan news agency reported.The accident occurred in Boyabat district of Sinop province when a ... Read more...

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Family rescued after five days in Siberian woods


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A family of three was rescued from a forest in Russia's Siberian region of Tomsk, currently plagued by wildfires, after they laid out the word ... Read more...

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Students kill coaching institute owner


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 2 (IANS) The owner of a private coaching institute was shot dead Thursday by his students over a dispute related to fees in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district, police ... Read more...

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Russia to oppose UNGA’s Syria resolution


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will not support a UN General Assembly draft resolution on Syria proposed by Bahrain, Egypt and Saudi Arabia as it "intrudes into the UN ... Read more...

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