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Stable Pakistan in everyone’s interest: Krishna (Lead)


September 7th, 2012 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) India wants to see a "stable" Pakistan that "would be in the best interest of everyone", Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Friday after arriving ... Read more...

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India desires stable Pakistan: Krishna


September 7th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) New Delhi is committed to a "peaceful bilateral dialogue" and wants a "stable and prosperous Pakistan", Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said after arriving here ... Read more...

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Pranab meets Bal Thackeray, thanks him for support


July 14th, 2012 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) United Progressive Alliance (UPA) presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee late Friday called on Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray at his residence and thanked him for his ... Read more...

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Kenya’s Kemboi to take part in Olympics despite assault charges


June 30th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, June 30 (IANS) World steeplechase champion Ezekiel Kemboi is still in the Kenyan London Olympics team after Team Kenya CEO Stephen Soi termed the assault charges against him a ... Read more...

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Cruise, Holmes part ways


June 30th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 30 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes have decided to end their five-year-old marriage."Katie's primary concern remains, as it always has been, her daughter's best ... Read more...

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AITA picks two teams for Olympics, Paes still unhappy (Roundup)


June 21st, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Thursday tried to keep Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna happy by deciding to send two doubles teams to ... Read more...

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India wary of China’s growing military profile


April 9th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India Monday said it was "conscious and watchful" of China's growing military profile and its implications in the immediate neighbourhood, despite its policy of engaging ... Read more...

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Court dismisses PIL against Tata housing project


March 26th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 26 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court Monday dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) against construction of a multi-storeyed housing project by the Tata Housing Development ... Read more...

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Ghana sacks Serbian football coach


March 20th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, March 20 (IANS) The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has sacked Goran Stevanovic as the coach of the national team, the Black Stars, following three weeks of extensive meetings.The Serbian ... Read more...

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Sangay for resumption of talks with China


March 10th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 10 (IANS) Two years since the talks between the Dalai Lama's envoys and the Chinese for genuine autonomy for the people in Tibet hit a roadblock, Tibetan Prime ... Read more...

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Nasheed ‘happy’ with India’s approach: Ex-minister


February 16th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Male, Feb 15 (IANS) With India stepping up its political outreach in the Maldives, ousted president Mohamed Nasheed has softened his stance saying he was now satisfied with ... Read more...

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Class 10 student rapped for uploading classmate’s obscene photo


November 18th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday came down heavily on a class 10 student, who had uploaded a morphed "obscene" picture of one of his ... Read more...

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Why give kids money, not uniforms, rights panel asks MCD


October 15th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A panel for child rights has issued a notice to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) on a complaint against a proposal to distribute ... Read more...

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Gibson to pay $750,000 to ex-girlfriend


September 1st, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 1 (IANS) Actor Mel Gibson will pay his ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva $750,000 in order to settle their custody battle over two-year-old daughter Lucia.They were going through ... Read more...

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India’s football friendly against Barbados cancelled


August 17th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Indian football team's international friendly against Barbados slated for Wednesday in Bridgetown had to be cancelled after coach Armando Colaco was upset with the ... Read more...

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World Series Hockey an unsanctioned event: FIH


July 22nd, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The World Series Hockey (WSH), a major bone of contention between its organisers Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) and Hockey India (HI), is an "unsanctioned" event, ... Read more...

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Contempt of court: Bhushan told to work out solution


July 13th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday asked senior counsel Prashant Bhushan, who is facing contempt of court proceedings, to sit with court-appointed lawyer Harish Salve to work ... Read more...

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Last reshuffle before 2014 polls, balance maintained: PM (Lead)


July 12th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) After the much-awaited cabinet reshuffle, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday surprised everyone by declaring that this was the last rejig before the 2014 polls ... Read more...

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Last reshuffle before next polls: PM


July 12th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said this was the last reshuffle before the next general elections and stressed that the latest exercise was ... Read more...

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Ramnarine ready to negotiate despite WICB reservations


July 2nd, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, July 2 (IANS/CMC) Regional cricket players union chief Dinanath Ramnarine is gearing up to spearhead negotiations over the Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA), despite the West Indies Cricket Board's ... Read more...

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Pakistan Army offers to back Shahzad’s murder probe


June 20th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 20 (IANS) The Pakistan Army would support formation of a commission to probe the murder of journalist Saleem Shahzad, an official here said.Shahzad, 40, was kidnapped in Islamabad ... Read more...

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Court declines Muslim man’s plea for custody of son


June 17th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has rejected a Muslim man's petition for custody of his seven-year-old son from his former wife, who lives in Hyderabad.The ... Read more...

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ICC accepts India’s stand on UDRS


June 4th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) chief executive Haroon Lorgat Saturday admitted that there are technical problems with the Umpires Decision Review System (UDRS), which will not be ... Read more...

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Luke Fickell is the interim coach of the Ohio State University


May 30th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ohio, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Luke Fickell has been named as the interim coach of the Ohio State University football team after their long time first team coach Jim Tressel stepped down.Fickell ... Read more...

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US seeking answers from Pakistan after Osama raid


May 19th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) The United States has sought answers from Pakistan conveying the administration and lawmakers concerns about long-term national security following Islamabad's failure to locate slain Al Qaeda ... Read more...

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US makes all decisions in own favour: Pak envoy


April 22nd, 2011 - 11:27 am ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22(ANI): The United States makes all its decisions in its own favour, Pakistan's Ambassador to the US, Hussain Haqqani, has said.Addressing a press conference in Washington, Haqqani said that ... Read more...

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Telenor asks Sanjay Chandra to step down as Unitech Wireless chief


April 20th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Norway-based telecom major Telenor has asked Sanjay Chandra, chairman of its Indian arm Unitech Wireless and co-accused in the case involving award of second generation ... Read more...

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Jaitapur decision to be based on ‘energy, environment security’


April 20th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) With situation in Ratnagiri remaining volatile, the Congress party Wednesday said Maharashtra will take a decision on the Jaitapur nuclear power plant in the best ... Read more...

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$10m US settlement in firm’s interest, says Mahindra Satyam


April 6th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 6 (IANS) After agreeing to pay $10 million to settle the US Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) suit, leading IT services provider Mahindra Satyam said the step ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka’s Sangakkara to step down from ODI, T20 captaincy


April 5th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) Sri Lankan Kumar Sangkkara Tuesday decided to step down as captain of the One-day Internationals and Twenty20 national team.Sangakkara, who captained Sri Lanka to the ... Read more...

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Scientists say that saving bats could prevent farming losses


April 1st, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have put the value of the benefits of bats to the US farming industry at $22.9 billion every year.Unfortunately the bats are now dying in ... Read more...

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“I’m not going to be the new Ricky Ponting”, says new Australian captain Clarke


March 30th, 2011 - 10:19 am ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 30(ANI): Michael Clarke has taken over the Australian Test and one-day cricket captaincy from Ricky Ponting, who stepped down following his World Cup campaign debacle, with Shane Watson being named ... Read more...

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Ponting vows to fight on, hopes to find form like Sachin


March 27th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 27 (IANS) Australian captain Ricky Ponting Sunday reaffirmed that he will not retire in the near future following his team's exit from the World Cup and hoped ... Read more...

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Pak to talk on Balochistan unrest, Samjhauta Express blast probe with India


March 27th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 27(ANI): Pakistan will raise the issue of the alleged Indian role in fomenting unrest in Balochistan and the tribal region during the interior secretary level talks on March 28- 29, ... Read more...

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Size two ex-Miss San Antonio accused of eating too many tacos


March 19th, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): The former Miss San Antonio, who lost her crown after she was told to lose weight, has revealed that she was accused of eating too many tacos.Domonique Ramirez, ... Read more...

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