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Jet fuel price hiked by 3.2 percent


August 16th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 16 (IANS) Jet fuel or aviation turbine fuel (ATF) price was hiked Thursday by over 3.2 percent, according to the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC).Jet fuel constitutes over ... Read more...

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Malmerdi wins gold for Italy in kayak slalom


August 1st, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Davide Molmenti won Italy's third gold medal of the London Olympics Wednesday, claiming the men's K-1 kayak slalom.Molmenti's time of 93.43 with no penalties was ... Read more...

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Jet fuel price hiked by 4.5 percent


August 1st, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 1 (IANS) Oil marketing companies (OMC) Wednesday hiked aviation turbine fuel (ATF) or jet fuel price by 4.5 percent for the second time in a month. According ... Read more...

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Schmitt wins women’s 200m freestyle


August 1st, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US swimmer Alison Schmitt stormed to grab the gold in the women's 200 metres freestyle final at the London Olympics.Schmitt clocked an Olympic record time ... Read more...

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Tsonga edges Raonic in longest Olympic tennis match


August 1st, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga defeated Milos Raonic of Canada in the longest tennis match in Olympic history.The players spent three hours and 57 minutes on the ... Read more...

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Olympic weightlifting: China’s Lin Qinfeng lifts 69-kg gold


August 1st, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, August 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Lin Qingfeng dominated the men's 69-kg competition to win China's third weightlifting gold at the London Olympics.Lin snatched 157 kg and added 187 kg in ... Read more...

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Taurani to launch son opposite Shruti Haasan


July 29th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Film producer Kumar Taurani is set to launch his son Girish in a musical opposite Shruti Haasan."The film will be a musical love story and Prabhu ... Read more...

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Play Indian-style attacking hockey: Vasudevan Baskaran (Interview)


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Vasudevan Baskaran, who led India to its last Olympic hockey gold 32 years ago, feels the team needs to adopt the aggressive "Indian style of play" ... Read more...

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India face Holland in Olympic hockey opener


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) India will open their campaign in the 2012 Olympics hockey competition in London with a game against the Netherlands July 30, according to the schedule released ... Read more...

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India slip to third place in ODI Championship


August 1st, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 1 (IANS) World Champions India slipped one place to third in International Cricket Council (ICC) One-day International championship table released Monday.India's slide in the rankings can be attributed ... Read more...

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Food security bill to be tabled in monsoon session


July 26th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The National Food Security Bill, which would entitle every below poverty line family access to foodgrain at subsidised rates, would be tabled in parliament's monsoon ... Read more...

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Customs officers to get more teeth


July 21st, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) India plans to amend its customs regulations to remove loopholes and give more powers to officers to track tax evaders.The cabinet Thursday gave its nod ... Read more...

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Chandigarh to have high security number plates


July 12th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 12 (IANS) Motor vehicle owners in the union territory (UT) of Chandigarh will have to shift to new high security registration number plates for their vehicles from August ... Read more...

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Trade between India, Japan set to rise: Envoy


July 10th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA) between India and Japan will significantly increase bilateral trade and investment, the Japanese ambassador to India said Sunday. "The ... Read more...

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Asked government for a strong Lokpal bill: TDP


July 3rd, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The opposition parties have asked the government to introduce a strong Lokpal bill in parliament's monsoon session beginning August 1, the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) ... Read more...

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New anti-piracy law ready for parliament


June 28th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) With the Indian Navy nabbing over 120 Somali pirates in the last six months, India has prepared a draft anti-piracy law that is likely to ... Read more...

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Kejriwal, Bedi meet Advani over Lokpal bill


June 24th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Civil society activists Friday met Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani and will soon present their version of the proposed Lokpal bill to ... Read more...

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All-party meet fails to evolve consensus on women’s quota bill (Second Lead)


June 22nd, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) An all-party meeting Wednesday failed to evolve consensus on the women's reservation bill, with two of its major opponents, the Samajwadi Party (SP) and ... Read more...

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Oz court advises mediation in case involving Don Bradman’s name


February 9th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide (Australia), Feb.9 (ANI): Australian cricket legend Sir Donald Bradman's son, John Bradman, has said that he will consider mediation before going to trial in August over alleged exploitation of his father's ... Read more...

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Gold pendant with Admiral Nelson and his lover’s hair discovered


January 26th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 26 (ANI): A gold locket containing the hair of Admiral Lord Nelson and Lady Emma Hamilton-made when they began their affair-has been discovered and is set to be auctioned.The locket ... Read more...

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China to extend crackdown on illegal operations to tackle notorious work safety woes


October 29th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Oct 29(ANI): China will extend a crackdown on illegal operations in mines, transport, construction and hazardous chemicals by one month, the country's work safety watchdog has said.According to the State Administration ... Read more...

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Shooting For Mathilukalkkappuram To Start By November


October 13th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Malayalam film megastar, Mammootty, will start shooting for his next project Mathilukalkkappuram, by the end of this November. Nayantara will play the female lead in this ... Read more...

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Clemson University Student Charged For Toddler’s Death


September 19th, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Clemson, South Carolina, Sep 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A student of the Clemson University was arrested on the charges of child abuse and death of a 16 month old who was ... Read more...

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CWG’s Organising Committee to ensure efficient cleaning and waste management


August 31st, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug. 31 (ANI): In a bid to facilitate smooth functioning of all the venues during 2010 Commonwealth Games, the Organising Committee Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi has made elaborate arrangements to ... Read more...

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Hamilton looks to get back on track in Belgian Grand Prix


August 28th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 28(ANI): British Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton insists that he is prepared to revive his title bid during Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix.The 24-year-old has just returned from a break in ... Read more...

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North Dakotan Inmate Gobbles The Glasses Of Another Detainee


August 14th, 2010 - 4:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 14, 2010 (Just Flashed): A 42-year-old male prisoner of North Dakota in America was not scared of presenting a bizarre exhibition of him when he took hold of another suspect's ... Read more...

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Zardari slams foreign trip criticism, says he ‘acted to mobilise the world’


August 12th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by ANI
Singapore, Aug 12(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, who has been under attack for taking a foreign trip while his country was struggling to cope with devastating floods, has defended his ... Read more...

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As I Lay Dying Announces Tour


August 7th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Grammy Award nominated metalcore group As I Lay Dying has just announced a fresh new set of tour dates in both North America and in ... Read more...

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One more swine flu death in Orissa; toll reaches four


August 6th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0By Sarda LehaingirBhubaneswar, Aug 6 (ANI): The swine flu toll in Orissa rose to four with the death of a 27-year-old Biswanath Ekka, a software ... Read more...

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Veteran Publicist Regina Gruss Passes Away


August 6th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Regina Gruss, a veteran studio and independent publicist and ex-member of the board of council of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has passed ... Read more...

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Lea Michele’s Narrow Escape


August 4th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Actress Lea Michele narrowly escaped a terrible car accident last Sunday that is August 1, at 4:45 p.m IST. The incident involved an overturned car ... Read more...

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Kollywood’s Happy Days from August 20


August 2nd, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Following the grand success of Mozhi, Vellithirai, and Abhiyum Naanum, actor-producer Prakash Raj is back in Kollywood producing the film Inidhu Inidhu. The film's music ... Read more...

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Gojra incidents, a black scar on Pak Christian history, says civil society body


August 2nd, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Aug.2 (ANI): The Gojra incident that took place on July 30 and August 1 last year will always remain a black scar in the history of the Pakistan Christian community, claimed ... Read more...

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Supermodel Christie Brinkley Launches Jewellry Designs For QVC


August 2nd, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): American supermodel Christie Brinkley has launched her fine jewellery collection for QVC on Sunday, August 1. QVC is a multinational corporation, which specializes in televised ... Read more...

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Sonu’s Friend Kunal Ganjawala In ‘Chhote Ustaad’ On Friendship Day


August 2nd, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood's music industry has some unbelievable friends like renowned singer Sonu 'Niigaam and his friend Kunal Ganjawala, who is also a well-known singer of the ... Read more...

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