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Rescued World War I tortoise needs new home


August 11th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Wildlife experts are looking to rehome a tortoise rescued from a battlefield in 1915 in Turkey, The Sun reported Saturday.A soldier tucked Blake, the tortoise, into ... Read more...

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Salehi warns against abrupt political change in Syria


August 10th, 2012 - 10:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 10 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Ali- Akbar Salehi has warned that an abrupt political change in conflict-ridden Syria without a roadmap for managed political transition will lead to ... Read more...

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Syrian troops kill 25 insurgents in Aleppo


August 7th, 2012 - 10:09 am ICT by IANS
Damascus, Aug 7 (IANS) The Syrian troops killed 25 insurgents who attacked a power plant in Aleppo province, Xinhua reported.According to the state TV, the assailants attacked the station with ... Read more...

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22 journalists killed in four years in Balochistan


July 9th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 9 (IANS) As many as 22 journalists have been killed in Pakistan's Balochistan province in the last four years, a media report said Monday.Participants at a workshop on ... Read more...

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Stage set for J&K; Rally next weekend


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The J&K; Bank Mughal Rally is a week away with Team Mahindra, Maruti and Tata zooming in to Srinagar to battle it out in the ... Read more...

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Siachen avalanche: Two more bodies found


June 5th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) The bodies of two more Pakistani soldiers were found Tuesday in the Siachen glacier's Gayari area, taking the number of bodies recovered after the devastating April ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan gain nothing from Siachen: Pakistan minister


June 3rd, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) Both India and Pakistan gain nothing out of Siachen, the world's highest battleground where armies of the two neighbours stand eyeball-to-eyeball, and the matter is only ... Read more...

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140 buried in Siachen avalanche dead: Pakistan


May 29th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 29 (IANS) Pakistan Tuesday declared dead the 140 people who remained buried in an avalanche since last month in the Siachen region.All those killed have been declared "martyrs" ... Read more...

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Pakistan, India to talk Siachen on June 11, 12


May 11th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) Pakistan and India will hold discussions on the Siachen glacier row June 11 and 12, less than a month after army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani ... Read more...

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India has toughened its Siachen stand: Kayani


May 4th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 4 (IANS) India has toughened its stance on Siachen, the world's highest battleground, said Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani.Kayani made the remark to media personnel after ... Read more...

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Pakistan must not leave Siachen unilaterally: Imran Khan


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 23 (IANS) Pakistan should not unilaterally withdraw its forces from Siachen, the world's highest battleground, opposition leader Imran Khan has said.The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chief said in Lahore ... Read more...

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Manmohan must put foot down on Siachen: Pakistani daily


April 17th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 17 (IANS) A settlement on Siachen, the world's highest battleground, will have a positive effect on the overall relationship between Pakistan and India, said a leading daily ... Read more...

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Tunnels dug to reach Pakistan avalanche victims


April 11th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 11 (IANS) Rescuers are digging two tunnels to reach the 139 Pakistani soldiers and civilians who are stuck in thick ice following an avalanche that swept through their ... Read more...

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US hopes India, Pakistan will build on progress


April 10th, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) Welcoming the Delhi meeting between Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Pakistan Asif Ali Zardari, the United States has expressed the hope that the two South ... Read more...

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Resolve Siachen row, daily tells Pakistan, India


April 8th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) Pakistan and India must "strive with all their might to resolve the issues that underpin" the Siachen conflict, said a daily Sunday, a day after 124 ... Read more...

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Britain to oppose wearing cross at workplace


March 12th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 12 (IANS) A British minister has ordered government lawyers to oppose the right of Christian workers to wear a cross.On the directions of Equalities Minister Lynne Featherstone, ... Read more...

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On day of love, warring leaders in battleground UP


February 14th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 14 (IANS) They may not see eye to eye and don't tire of condemning each other. But what a coincidence that sworn political rivals converged in Uttar ... Read more...

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Will fight Maoists more aggressively, says injured cop


February 13th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 13 (IANS) A senior police officer who is recovering at a hospital here from a bullet injury he received in a Maoist ambush last week, said Monday he ... Read more...

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Polling booth No.106: Where the feuding Badals converge


January 30th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Badal (Punjab), Jan 30 (IANS) Located in a government school in Badal village of Lambi assembly seat in Punjab, polling booth No.106 may be a nondescript place but it ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan rivalry gets new battleground - reality TV


January 25th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The fervour and frenzy of an India-Pakistan contest has gone beyond the realms of cricket and entered the reality television pitch, with shows like "Foodistan" ... Read more...

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Rahul, Uma take on each other in battleground UP


January 19th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 19 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh pollscape heated up Thursday with Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi and Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Uma Bharti taking on each other in ... Read more...

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Actress Denise Darcel dies


January 10th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) French actress Denise Darcel has died at the age of 87. Her death comes just weeks after one of her sons died in Los Angeles. Darcel is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Susane Boyle’s tops chart with third album


November 14th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Scottish Singer Susan Boyle has topped the Britain's album chart with her latest release "Someone To Watch Over Me".The record reached the top position of the ... Read more...

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On ‘Bigg Boss’, every one is enemy: Gulabo


October 16th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Women rights activist and dancer Gulabo Sapera, the latest to be evicted from "Bigg Boss 5", is disgusted with the female contestants in the reality ... Read more...

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Now, postal cover on Siachen glacier


October 6th, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 6 (IANS) The Indian Army and the Indian Postal Department have issued a commemorative special cover on the Siachen glacier in Jammu and Kashmir, the army said here ... Read more...

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Indian Army reviews operational preparedness along Ladakh border


October 3rd, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 3 (IANS) The Indian Army's Northern Command chief Monday reviewed the operational preparedness of the troops along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China and the ... Read more...

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PC sales in India may rise to 12.71 million in 2012


August 31st, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The personal computer (PC) market in India is expected to register sales of 12.71 million units in 2012, 14 percent higher than the estimated 11.15 ... Read more...

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Obama to do bus trip to ‘connect’ with ordinary Americans


August 13th, 2011 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) US President Barack Obama embarks on a three-day bus trip Monday to "connect with ordinary Americans" as he talks job creation at small towns across ... Read more...

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We will never accept Srikrishna report on Telangana: Andhra MP


July 9th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Congress's Madhu Goud Yaskhi, who is among the MPs who have tendered their resignations to press for a separate Telangana state, said Friday that ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare is anti-Dalit: Mayawati


May 13th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 13 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare has laid bare his anti-Dalit mindset by not including even one member from the community on the anti-graft Lokpal Bill drafting committee, ... Read more...

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‘Corruption flourishing due to people’s indifference’


April 10th, 2011 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 10 (IANS) Terming Uttar Pradesh the next battleground against corruption, the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) said Sunday that the common people's indifference to politics was the reason for ... Read more...

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US soldier develops Taliban-tracking iPhone application


January 26th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Jan 26 (ANI): An US soldier has contributed 26,000 dollars from his own pocket to develop an iPhone application that tracks down the Taliban.The New York Post quoted Captain ... Read more...

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Average Brit couple argues 312 times a year


January 19th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): A new survey has revealed that the average Brit couple argues nearly every day - 312 times a year - mostly over the cleanliness of the house.Minor irritations ... Read more...

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China’s IPR campaign expanded to prevent online piracy


January 17th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan.17 (ANI): With the Internet becoming a major battleground for China's intellectual property rights (IPR) protection campaign, a spokesman for the National Copyright Administration, has said the government is more than ... Read more...

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More blasts in Pakistan, three killed (Lead)


January 13th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 13 (IANS) At least two policemen and a security man were killed Thursday in two separate attacks on security personnel in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, where 20 people were ... Read more...

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