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Natarajan suspends green clearances to all 93 Goa mines


September 12th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 12 (IANS) Union Minister for Environment and Forests Jayanthi Natarajan Wednesday announced suspension of the environment clearances (EC) granted to all the mining operations in Goa with immediate ... Read more...

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Akhilesh Yadav to visit Agra


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Sep 9 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will be in the Taj city Sep 10 with his wife Dimple to pray at the shrine of Sheikh Salim ... Read more...

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Stewart wants to avoid break-up-related queries


August 19th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 19 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart is not comfortable talking about her much-talked about fling with director Rupert Sanders.Stewart had an affair with her "Snow White And The ... Read more...

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Man arrested for questioning Mamata, activists condemn incident (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 11 (IANS) A man, who had publicly questioned West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee about her government policies towards farmers, was Saturday arrested from West Midnapore district ... Read more...

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Olympic boxing: India’s Devendro marches into quarters (Lead)


August 4th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) India's Laishram Devendro Singh marched into the last eight of the men's 49kg boxing event at the London Olympics with another dominating performance that saw him ... Read more...

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Olympics boxing: Devendro punches his way to pre-quarters


July 31st, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Indian boxer Laishram Devendro Singh made his way into the pre-quartefinals of the 49kg class in emphatic style with the referee stopping contest in the first ... Read more...

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Woman minister gets wolf whistles in French parliament


July 21st, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) A 37-year-old woman minister, who wore a knee-length floral summery dress and high heels to parliament, faced a barrage of wolf-whistles from male MPs when she ... Read more...

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India hold UAE 1-1 in U-22 AFC Championship qualifier


June 29th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat, June 29 (IANS) The Indian under-22 football team showed some character in holding a formidable United Arab Emirates (UAE) 1-1 in the U-22 AFC Championship qualifiers at the Royal ... Read more...

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Delhi, Haryana chief ministers meet on water crisis


June 18th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit met her Haryana counterpart B.S Hooda Monday in an effort to resolve the ongoing water crisis in the national capital, ... Read more...

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Himachal raises objections to Renuka dam project


June 16th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 16 (IANS) A proposed hydroelectric project in Himachal Pradesh's Sirmaur district which also aims to provide drinking water to Delhi received a setback Saturday, with the hill state ... Read more...

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Mayawati plotted land scam in Noida: Minister


June 15th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Irrigation Minister Shivpal Singh Yadav Thursday accused the previous Mayawati government of plotting a multi-crore rupee scam involving irrigation department land in Noida ... Read more...

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Ganges should be saved: Bansal


May 12th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 12 (IANS) There is an urgent need to save the Ganges, Water Resources Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal said here Saturday after undertaking an aerial survey of the river ... Read more...

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Super Kings edge past Deccan Chargers (Lead)


May 5th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 4 (IANS) Champions Chennai Super Kings, after suffering two consecutive defeats, bounced back to beat cellar dwellers Deccan Chargers by 10 runs to move up to fourth ... Read more...

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Sibal attacks ‘multi-level corruption’ in BJP-led MCD


April 13th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) On the last day of campaigning for Delhi's civic polls, the Congress fielded central minister Kapil Sibal, who charged the the BJP-led Municipal Corporation ... Read more...

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Tulbul project: India to provide more data to Pakistan


March 28th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Buoyed by the common resolve of their leaders to intensify their dialogue, India and Pakistan Wednesday concluded their two-day talks to resolve differences over the ... Read more...

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AFC Cup: East Bengal lose 0-1 to Al Orouba


March 6th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 6 (IANS) City soccer giants East Bengal failed to translate their domination into goals to go down 0-1 to Yemen's Al Orouba in their maiden Group B AFC ... Read more...

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Farakka barrage to get new sluice gates: Bansal


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 3 (IANS) Stating that the existing sluice gates of the Farakka Barrage were too old to function, Union Water Resources Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Saturday said they ... Read more...

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Kim Kardashian goes makeup-less for Allure magazine photoshoot


February 29th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reality television star Kim Kardashian is known in certain quarters to be one of the stars who rely heavily on makeup. The 31-year-old shared a rare ... Read more...

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India aim to win against Poland: Nobbs


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) India's chief hockey coach Michael Nobbs said Thursday that the boys will go all out for a win against Poland in their last pool match ... Read more...

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Congress’s Jaiswal favours President’s Rule in UP, retracts (Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Feb 23 (IANS) Union minister and senior Congress leader Sriprakash Jaiswal Thursday said Uttar Pradesh will have President's Rule if the Congress fails to win majority in the ... Read more...

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Living ever after, virtually (Feature)


February 15th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Like most people on social networking sites, 27-year-old Aditya Yadav's profile is an active one, with a regular flow of messages and photographs. The ... Read more...

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Denzel Washington links atheists with sociopaths


February 15th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Denzel Washington has come under barrage of criticism for placing atheists in the same bracket as sociopaths. The actor is currently promoting his new project "Safe ... Read more...

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Russia defends decision on Syria resolution


February 7th, 2012 - 7:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has defended its rejection of a UN resolution condemning the violent crackdown in Syria, saying the Security Council was too hasty in putting it ... Read more...

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Manmohan joins Twitter


January 24th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has joined Twitter to capture the attention of young Indians and inform people about the work done by his office ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie movie criticised in Serbia


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:06 am ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Jan 22 (IANS/AKI) Angelina Jolie's directorial debut about a love story between a Serbian policeman and his rape victim has met with sharp criticism among Bosnian Serbs who ... Read more...

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Cycling drive for clean Yamuna


January 18th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Encouraging a sporty way to raise awareness among people about need to keep the Yamuna clean, a cyclothon is being organised by an NGO Swechha ... Read more...

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Girl murdered by brothers for having affair


January 17th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Noida, Jan 16 (IANS) A 16-year-old girl was allegedly murdered by her three brothers after they came to know about her relationship with a boy in the neighbourhood here, police ... Read more...

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Fish deaths in Yamuna shock pilgrims


January 15th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 14 (IANS) Scores of devotees who had gone to worship river Yamuna here early Saturday morning were shocked at the sight of thousands of dead fish near the ... Read more...

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Tendulkar’s personal practice assistant keeps him busy


December 19th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Dec 19 (IANS) The man who is keeping India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar busy at the nets has no credentials to warrant being part of the tour. But ... Read more...

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‘Senorita’ girl visits Delhi


October 20th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS/EFE) Maria del Mar Fernandez, the Spanish voice behind the Bollywood hit song "Senorita", is experiencing first-hand India's passion for the single during her visit to ... Read more...

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Hilary Swank criticized for going to Chechnya


October 12th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Oscar-winning stars Hilary Swank and Jan Claude Van Damme were in Chechnya last week for the birthday bash of the country’s leader Ramzan Kadyrov. The two ... Read more...

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Mandeep apologised for sex query: Nihita Biswas


October 9th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) When Nihita Biswas took the plunge to join "Bigg Boss 5", she did expect to face a barrage of personal questions about her marriage to ... Read more...

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Nihita Biswas first to be evicted in ‘Bigg Boss 5′


October 9th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 8 (IANS) Nihita Biswas' "Bigg Boss" journey was rather short. The 23-year-old wife of "Bikini Killer" Charles Sobhraj, became the first contestant to be evicted in the ... Read more...

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Post-Puja, Yamuna battles immersion onslaught


October 7th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Piles of holy trivia comprising wooden and mud skeletons of the goddess, tonnes of rotting flowers, polythene packs -- a day after the immersion ritual ... Read more...

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Jacqueline Laurita slams Teresa Giudice on Twitter


October 3rd, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) “Real Housewives of New Jersey” star Jacqueline Laurita has slammed her former best pal Teresa Giudice. Laurita called Giudice scum when she addressed a recent issue ... Read more...

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