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Writer Niranjan Iyengar: Script is spine of every film (With Images)


September 14th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Niranjan Iyenger, who has penned the script for movies like "Fashion" and "Kal Ho Naa Ho", says a writer is the backbone of any ... Read more...

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Non-Resident Keralites backbone of state economy: PM


September 12th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday described non-resident Keralites (NRKs) as the backbone of the state's economy."More than two million NRKs work in the Middle East ... Read more...

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Russia launches cargo spaceship


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 2 (IANS) A Russian cargo ship blasted off to the International Space Station (ISS) Wednesday night, the country's Roscosmos space agency said.The Soyuz-U rocket, carrying Progress M-16M cargo ... Read more...

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Russian freighter re-docks with ISS


July 29th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 29 (IANS) A Russian cargo spacecraft has successfully re-docked with the International Space Station (ISS) early Sunday after a failed attempt five days ago.The unmanned Progress M-15M, which ... Read more...

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Centre conspiring to ruin agriculture in Punjab: Badal


July 27th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 27 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday accused the central government of conspiring to ruin agriculture in the state by neglecting storage and movement capacity for ... Read more...

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Four held for pushing woman out of train


July 25th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, July 25 (IANS) Four people have been arrested for allegedly trying to molest a 19-year-old woman and then pushing her out of a moving train in Karnataka, police said ... Read more...

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Growing poor helped Kunis become successful


July 14th, 2012 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) Actress Mila Kunis says being the daughter of poor migrants from Ukraine helped her develop the thick skin she needs to survive in Hollywood."You build ... Read more...

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Pro-dam Uttarakhand minister breaks fast in Delhi


July 10th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Uttarakhand's Drinking Water and Education Minister Mantri Prasad Naithani observed a day-long fast in the national capital Tuesday demanding resumption of work on the ... Read more...

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Over Rs.5,000 crore more approved for defence network


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The government Tuesday approved an additional Rs.5,236 crore for the Defence Optical Fibre Cable network, which will provide a communications backbone for the armed forces.According ... Read more...

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India’s Ashis Roy, 80, runs half marathon in US


May 28th, 2012 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (IANS) India's grand old marathon man Ashis Roy, who turns 80 June 1, is running again after a gap of over six months, this time by participating ... Read more...

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Chandy pats himself after one year, critics fume (One year of Oommen Chandy)


May 17th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 17 (IANS) After holding office for a year, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy is patting himself on the back. But critics are not impressed.With the Congress-led United Democratic ... Read more...

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New plan to help unregistered MSMEs: FISME


May 16th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Planning Commission's new manufacturing plan will help unregistered micro and small industrial enterprises (MSMEs) access institutional finance, power connections and other entitlements, the Federation ... Read more...

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Metro Phase III will be built by 2016


May 2nd, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) Delhi Metro's Phase III, which will connect another 103 km of the capital, will be finished by 2016, Metro chief Mangu Singh said Wednesday.And to ... Read more...

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Increase productivity, Bengal labour minister urges workers


May 1st, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 1 (IANS) Observing that industry and labour are complementary to each other, West Bengal Labour Minister Purnendu Bose Tuesday urged workers to strive for increased productivity."Along with the ... Read more...

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Food insecurity looms over Pakistan, says daily


April 17th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 17 (IANS) A lot of Pakistanis are going to be hungry for years to come, warned a daily while describing the situation as "desperate".An editorial in the News ... Read more...

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Britain to buy laser-guided bombs


April 4th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) Britain has signed a contract to buy laser-guided bombs worth 60 million pounds ($95.8 million), the defence ministry said Tuesday.The contract is for the Paveway IV, ... Read more...

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Celebs do not get credit for social causes: Boman


February 22nd, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) Actor Boman Irani rues that celebrities are not given enough credit for their efforts towards social causes despite the fact that they are always the ... Read more...

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Russia to build world’s most powerful laser station


February 10th, 2012 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia is all set to build the world's most powerful dual-purpose laser station at an approximate cost of 45 billion rubles ($1.5 billion), a Russian ... Read more...

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Diabetic women likely to deliver babies with defects


February 6th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Diabetic women who become pregnant are four times more likely than other women to deliver babies with birth defects, which include heart disease and spina bifida, ... Read more...

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Russia launches space freighter to ISS


January 26th, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian Soyuz-U rocket carrying the Progress M-14M cargo spacecraft was launched just after midnight Wednesday for the International Space Station (ISS) now in orbit.The ... Read more...

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World’s smallest frog discovered


January 12th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Papua New Guinea, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists are convinced that a 7mm frog found on the island of Papua New Guinea could be the world’s tiniest frog. The amphibian is smaller ... Read more...

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Mexico sets world record for highest suspension bridge


January 7th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 7 (IANS/EFE) Mexico has set a new Guinness record for the world's highest suspension bridge.President Felipe Calderon Thursday received the honour bestowed on the Baluarte Bicentennial Bridge, ... Read more...

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Prehistoric brainless, faceless fish found near Britain


December 29th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) A prehistoric fish that had no brain and no face, and described as "elusive" and "rarely seen", has now been found in the seas off Scotland.The ... Read more...

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Will always be considerate to Kerala diaspora: Chandy


December 29th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 29 (IANS) Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Thursday said his government will always be considerate to the needs, demands and views of the Non-Resident Keralites (NRKs)."The very fact that ... Read more...

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Farooq favours re-opening of cinemas, liquor shops


December 5th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 5 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's National Conference (NC) president and union New and Renewable Energy Minister Farooq Abdullah Monday said the cinema halls and liquor shops should re-open ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh will be transformed: Rahul


November 26th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Saturday said he was "ready to give in writing" that Uttar Pradesh would be "back on the development track within ... Read more...

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Boeing, Emirates announce $18-bn order for 50 777-300ERs


November 13th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 13 (IANS) US aerospace major Boeing and Dubai-based Emirates Airline Sunday announced a $18-billion deal for 50 Boeing 777-300ER (Extended Range) jetliners, which also allows a $8-billion repeat ... Read more...

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Congress MP dares Uddhav, Raj to give up security


October 27th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Mumbai Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam Thursday dared the Thackeray cousins - Uddhav and Raj - to give up their security and walk around unescorted in ... Read more...

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National Conference begins drive to reactivate cadres


October 17th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 17 (IANS) Caught on the back-foot following the controversy over alleged corruption in its organisation and death of party worker Sayeed Muhammad Yousuf in custody, Jammu and Kashmir's ... Read more...

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Boeing makes the delivery of the first batch of Dreamliner planes


September 26th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Sept 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After years of delay, Boeing has finally delivered the first batch of the planes 787 Dreamliner. The first batch of the planes was delivered to All Nippon ... Read more...

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No difference between irregular, illegal mining: Hegde


September 25th, 2011 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 25 (IANS) A day after the Congress's Goa unit sought to draw a distinction between "irregular" and "illegal" mining, former Karnataka Lokayukta N. Santosh Hegde Sunday stressed there ... Read more...

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HCL Technologies signs deal with Deutsche Bank


September 21st, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) HCL Technologies Wednesday said it had signed a five-year multi-million dollar deal with the Dutche bank's capital markets arm to provide it application support solutions."The ... Read more...

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Volunteers, backbone of the movement: Kejriwal


August 28th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Describing them as the backbone of the agitation, Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal Sunday had a special word of praise for the over 300 volunteers ... Read more...

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Anna, his team thank media


August 28th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The media got a big thank you from Anna Hazare and his team Sunday for their support to the anti-corruption campaign with the 24X7 ... Read more...

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Arvind Kejriwal thanks PM, parliament


August 28th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Ahead of Anna Hazare breaking his fast on the 13th day, Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal Sunday thanked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the ... Read more...

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