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Australian IPL player arrested for molesting woman, claims innocence (Third Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The highly popular Indian Premier League (IPL) was hit by another controversy when Australian player Luke Pomersbach of the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) team ... Read more...

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Bukhari, Azam Khan spew fire


April 7th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 7 (IANS) The verbal spat between Uttar Pradesh Minister Azam Khan and Delhi's Jama Masjid Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari has put the Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

NCTC controversy: Playing politics with terrorism (Comment)


February 25th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Considering that P. Chidambaram, according to Wikileaks, told FBI director Robert Mueller that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) could supersede the states in its probes and trials and that the ... Read more...

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DMDK, CPI-M tie up for Tamil Nadu local polls


September 27th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 27 (IANS) The DMDK of actor-turned-politician A. Vijayakant and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) have joined hands to take on the AIADMK, the DMK and other parties ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Russia sends second team to support its Arctic claim


July 5th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's nuclear-powered icebreaker Rossiya will leave the port of Murmansk Tuesday to accompany the research vessel Academician Fyodorov on a second mission to determine the ... Read more...

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Putin urges clean-up operation in Arctic


July 1st, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Arctic ecosystem is very fragile, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said, and called for a "big clean-up" in the region to remove litter ... Read more...

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Taliban denies Mullah Omar is dead (Night Lead)


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul/Islamabad, May 23 (IANS) The Taliban's legendary one-eyed leader Mullah Omar has been killed in Pakistan, Afghan officials and media said Monday, only to backtrack hours later. The Pakistani ... Read more...

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I stand by my statement: Sanjiv Bhatt


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, April 22 (IANS) A senior police officer, who has filed an affidavit before the Supreme Court implicating Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the 2002 riots in the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Can’t disclose my wealth: Balakrishnan


April 18th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 18 (IANS) Former chief justice of India K.G. Balakrishnan, facing allegations of corruption after his family members reportedly amassed wealth disproportionate to their known sources of income, told ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole to quit UK ‘X Factor’ for US version


April 13th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 13 (ANI): Singer Cheryl Cole is reportedly quitting UK 'X Factor' to concentrate on breaking her career in the United States with its US version.It was Simon Cowell, who apparently ... Read more...

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Mafia ‘possess compromising Berlusconi photos’


February 8th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): Mafia gangsters claim to possess compromising photos of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi at wild 'bunga bunga' sex parties, a leading Italian photographer has claimed.Fabrizio Corona, who is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Real life characters renamed in ‘No One Killed Jessica’


January 4th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Jan 4 (IANS) It's no secret that "No One Killed Jessica" is inspired by the murder of Jessica Lall but the producers have kept the names fictional ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Now, you can direct a movie while watching it!


December 14th, 2010 - 3:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): It may now be possible for you to direct a movie while watching it, thanks to a new technology developed by Tel Aviv University researchers.Nitzan Ben Shaul of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ex-Jihadist’s warning prompted Germany to issue anti-terror alert: NYT


November 29th, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin (Germany), Nov.29 (ANI): Germany's decision to declare a terrorism alert and dispatch heavily armed police around the nation was set off by phone calls from a man who said he wanted ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Capello takes U-turn over Terry’s commitment to England


November 26th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26(ANI): England manager Fabio Capello has been forced into a humiliating climbdown after questioning defender John Terry's commitment to the team.According to the Sun, Capello's assistant Franco Baldini has phoned ... Read more...

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Taliban IEDs still a major threat in Kandahar: NATO commanders


November 18th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington/Kandahar, Nov.18 (ANI): Soldiers from the US Army's Charlie Company recently spotted a D-cell battery hidden under a pile of rocks, a telltale sign of an improvised explosive device, or IED.They ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Nepal Maoists backtrack on peace pact


October 13th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Oct 13 (IANS) With just seven months left for the new constitution deadline to expire, Nepal's opposition Maoist party Wednesday backtracked on its pledge, refusing to let go of ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods wants Ryder Cup revenge on Rory McIlroy


September 29th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 29 (ANI): World No.1 golfer Tiger Woods wants Ryder Cup revenge on Rory McIlroy after he termed the former as America's weakest link.McIlroy had claimed any European player would ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Somali premier resigns amid spat with president


September 21st, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Sep 21 (DPA) Somalia's Prime Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke resigned Tuesday over tensions with the conflict-hit country's president. "After political crises in the government and after I have seen that insecurity ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha passes Nuclear Liability Bill


August 25th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 25 (ANI): The Civil Nuclear Liability Bill was passed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday after months of complicated negotiations and with a political compromise between the Central ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Centre trying to end regime of nuclear apartheid : Manmohan Singh


August 25th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 25 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, on Wednesday assured the parliament that the Civil Nuclear Liability Bill did not compromise India's interests, saying it completes our ... Read more...

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Nepal next prime ministerial runoff on August 2


July 24th, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, July 24 (ANI): The Business Advisory Committee (BAC) of Legislature- Parliament has decided to hold the third runoff election for the prime ministerial post on August 2.The BAC took the decision ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Two killed as CPI-M, Trinamool workers clash


April 21st, 2010 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Two people were killed early Wednesday when Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) and Trinamool Congress supporters clashed in West Bengal's Birbhum district, police said. The clash occurred at Chanuch ... Read more...

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Kidnapped toddler’s father not a ’suspect’: Brit cops


March 13th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.13 (ANI): British police officials have clarified that the father of the five-year old boy kidnapped in Pakistan's Punjab province is neither a suspect in the case nor he has been ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kidnapped Brit toddler’s father under scanner for plotting abduction in Pak


March 12th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.12 (ANI): A new twist has emerged in the case of the kidnapped five year-old British boy Sahil Saeed , who was abducted from his grandmother's house in Pakistan's Punjab province, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Confusion surrounds recovery of Brit toddler kidnapped in Pak


March 12th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar.12 (ANI): Confusion still persists over the recovery of five-year old British boy Sahil Saeed, who was kidnapped from his grandmother's house in Punjab's Jhelum last week, with diplomats and officials ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Canada not to change national anthem after protests


March 6th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 6 (IANS) After intense public opposition, the Canadian government has backed out from the idea of altering its national anthem 'O Canada...' to make it more gender-neutral. During her speech two ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India, Pakistan stumble on first step of their talks (Comment)


February 27th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli What the unpleasant aftermath of Thursday's India-Pakistan talks showed was that cordiality cannot be forced. The trust deficit between the two countries is so high that a dialogue can ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

MPs, legislators to quit en masse amid Telangana storm (Roundup)


December 24th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Eleven of 12 MPs and as many as 80 legislators from volatile Telangana Thursday decided to quit to protest the central government's move to put on hold ... Read more...

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Telangana tense as students clash with police


December 23rd, 2009 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 23 (IANS) Tension prevailed in Andhra Pradesh's Warangal town Wednesday as pro-Telangana students clashed with the police and laid siege to the offices of the Congress and Telugu Desam ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Now Telangana legislators threaten to quit


December 23rd, 2009 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 23 (IANS) Amid indications that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government may backtrack on its commitment to carve Telangana state out of Andhra Pradesh, the Congress legislators from the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

100 Telangana legislators ready to quit, says TRS chief


December 22nd, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 22 (IANS) Stepping up pressure on the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) chief K. Chandrasekhara Rao Tuesday claimed that over 100 legislators from Telangana, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

TRS to hold victory rally Dec 24


December 20th, 2009 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 20 (IANS) The Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) Sunday decided to hold victory rally in Warangal town Dec 24 to celebrate the central government's announcement to initiate the process for ... Read more...

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TRS chief plans ‘bus yatra’ in Telangana


December 19th, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 19 (IANS) Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) chief K. Chandrasekhara Rao plans to undertake a 'bus yatra' in Telangana amid fears that Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government may ... Read more...

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Sponsors AT&T and Gillette distance themselves from Tiger Woods


December 13th, 2009 - 2:30 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Florida, Dec 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Corporate giants AT&T and Gillette, who were the top-notch sponsors of Tiger Woods have taken a step backward and tried their very best to distance themselves ... Read more...

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