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‘Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter’ bad adaptation of good novel (Movie Review)

July 13th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter"; Cast: Benjamin Walker, Rufus Sewell, Dominic Cooper; Director: Timur Bekmambetov; Rating: 2.5/5Whether you like the film or not would depend on your sensibilities. If you are ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Apex church body favours Christian president

May 4th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) A top Church body representing more than 13 million people across the country has appealed to all political parties to elect a Christian as the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘1971 war not aptly projected in Bangladesh’

November 12th, 2011 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 12 (IANS) The political significance of the 1971 Bangladesh liberation war was never aptly projected among the country's youth and the nation has failed to become what it ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US should formulate withdrawal plan to save lives of remaining troops: Afghan Taliban

November 20th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Nov 20 (ANI): The Taliban have advised the United States to formulate a withdrawal plan from Afghanistan, so that it can at least save those troops that are still alive, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Mexico’s Jimena Navarrete crowned Miss Universe 2010

August 24th, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by BNO News
LAS VEGAS (BNO NEWS) -- Miss Mexico, Jimena Navarrete, was crowned Miss Universe 2010 on Monday night.Navarrete, 22, from Mexico's second biggest city, Guadalajara in Jalisco state, is succeeding Stefania Hernandez ... Read more...

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A Q Khan rubbishes Pak’s so-called strategic closeness to US

April 9th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad/London, Apr.9 (ANI): Disgraced nuclear scientist A Q Khan has in a series of letters to The Nation rubbished Pakistan's "strategic closeness" to the United States.In the latest letter to the daily, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Germany commemorates tsunami victims

December 27th, 2009 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Dusseldorf, Dec 26 (DPA) German survivors and relatives of victims of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami gathered for a memorial service in Dusseldorf Saturday, five years after the catastrophe which claimed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Taliban leader rejects Karzai’s call for peace talks

November 25th, 2009 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Nov 25 (DPA) The Taliban's fugitive leader, Mullah Omar, Wednesday rejected the Afghan government's call for talks with Taliban-led insurgents. His statement came ahead of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jennifer Hudson to play Winnie Mandela in dramatic biopic

November 19th, 2009 - 4:10 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (DPA) Oscar-winning actress and singer Jennifer Hudson is to play the role of Winnie Mandela, the controversy-plagued ex-wife of South Africa's first black president Nelson Mandela in a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

World T20 triumph revived spirit of nationhood: Pakistani PM

June 25th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Pakistan's historic victory in the World Twenty20 tournament had revived the spirit of nationhood in a country that had been suffering from "depression" for the "last few ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak students visit convinces them of Indias love for their country

October 15th, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar , Oct 15 (ANI): A group of Pakistani college students were a bit apprehensive about visiting India to attend a peace conference in Chandigarh , but once they landed on ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Zardari vows to root out terror from Pak

September 21st, 2008 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 21 (ANI): In a reaction to last nights suicide attack on a hotel in Islamabad killing around 50 persons, Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari said that the country will ... Read more...

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Islamabad High Court ends A.Q. Khan’’s house arrest

July 21st, 2008 - 4:16 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, July 21 (ANI): The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has ordered the lifting of Dr. Abdul Qadeer Khan''s house arrest. According to a Geo TV report, Khan, who was the fulcrum of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Islamabad HC to announce verdict on AQ Khans petition today

July 21st, 2008 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad , July21 (ANI): The Islamabad High Court (IHC) will today hear a petition from the countrys nuclear scientist Dr AQ Khan demanding immediate release from house arrest.The court is expected ... Read more...

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Second South African now in running for top ICC post

April 1st, 2008 - 10:56 am ICT by admin
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, April 1 (IANS) A second seasoned South African cricket administrator is now reportedly being considered for the position of chief executive of the International Cricket Council (ICC) in the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Imtiaz Patel will not be next world cricket chief

March 31st, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by admin
Dubai, March 31 (IANS) South African Imtiaz Patel has withdrawn interest in taking over as the next International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive officer, it was announced by the world body here ... Read more...

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