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US stands with India as partner and friend: Clinton


August 13th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Calling India "a beacon for the world of the power of non-violence and the promise of democracy", the United States Monday assured India that it ... Read more...

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Kerala sister’s book runs into controversy


August 12th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 12 (IANS) A Malayalam book on the life of a nun that had created a ruckus in the Catholic Church appears to have run into trouble after a ... Read more...

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President congratulates Mary Kom


August 10th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday congratulated Mary Kom on winning the bronze medal in women's boxing at 2012 London Olympics. "I am extremely delighted to ... Read more...

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Olympics: President congratulates Vijay on winning silver


August 4th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday congratulated shooter Vijay Kumar on winning a silver medal at the London Olympics, and said the army man has done ... Read more...

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Munda congratulates Mukherjee for becoming president


July 22nd, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 22 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda Sunday congratulated Pranab Mukherjee for being elected the 13th president of India, while the state Congress also celebrated the victory ... Read more...

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Rating films tough: Big B


July 9th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Rating a movie or predicting its fate at the box office is not easy for trade pundits, says Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who admires the ... Read more...

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Lata likes ‘Indian Idol’


June 29th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Singing reality show "Indian Idol" is in its sixth season and it has earned a huge fan following. Latest to enjoy the show is singing legend ... Read more...

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Putin, Obama discuss bilateral relations


May 10th, 2012 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Barack Obama have discussed the prospects of development of bilateral relations and personal contacts.The two leaders ... Read more...

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Tibetan parliament congratulates France, Russia


May 9th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, May 9 (IANS) The Tibetan parliament-in-exile Wednesday congratulated France's Francois Hollande and Russia's Vladimir Putin for winning their presidential elections.In the letters sent to Putin and Hollande, parliament speaker ... Read more...

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Three cheers for Sachin, Rekha: Bollywood


April 27th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Bollywood diva Rekha and cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar have been nominated to the Rajya Sabha and the film fraternity has extended its best wishes to ... Read more...

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Zohra Sehgal still child like: Amitabh


April 26th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 26 (IANS) Theatre doyenne Zohra Sehgal turns 100 Friday and Amitabh Bachchan has wished her good health. Big B says he knows her since he was ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton wishes ‘Shubho Nobo Borsho’ to Bengalis


April 13th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has wished "Shubho Nobo Borsho!" to Bengali communities around the world on "Poila Boishakh", the Bengali New Year. "Americans have been ... Read more...

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Haddin not to return to West Indies, Wade set for Test debut


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 23 (IANS) Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin will not the return the West Indies due to family reasons.Haddin flew back from the Caribbean last week due to personal reasons, ... Read more...

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Flash mob greets Imran at New York University


February 4th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) Actor Imran Khan, who is currently busy promoting his forthcoming film "Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu", was in for a surprise when he was ... Read more...

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Global economic instability affecting all: Patil


January 25th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday said all countries were facing the impact of global economic instability and there were questions about how growth and resources ... Read more...

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Shilpa Shetty’s production debut goes on floors


January 14th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty's debut production project "Dishkiyaaoon", went on floors Saturday, and she seems to be loving the role of a producer.The 36-year-old star, ... Read more...

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Leaders greet people on Pongal, Sankranti


January 14th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 14 (IANS) Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa and Tamil Nadu Governor K.Rosaiah Saturday greeted people of Chennai on the occasion of the harvest festival Pongal and Makar Sankranti.In his message ... Read more...

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President greets the nation for New Year


December 31st, 2011 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday greeted the nation on the occasion of New Year. She expressed the hope that 2012 would bring happiness to the ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh Khan’s relaxed Christmas with family


December 25th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan had a tiring few months with two of his highly anticipated films "RA.One" and "Don 2 - The King is ... Read more...

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Sachin will complete century of hundreds at Melbourne: Harbhajan


December 24th, 2011 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 23 (IANS) Discarded Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh Friday exuded confidence that master batsman Sachin Tendulkar will complete a century of international hundreds in the Boxing Day cricket ... Read more...

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Genelia excited for new chapter with Riteish


November 19th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Genelia D'Souza, who was so far tight-lipped about her relationship with Riteish Deshmukh, has finally acknowledged it. She thanked her friends and family for ... Read more...

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Ash, baby doing great, tweets excited Abhishek


November 16th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Bollywood star Abhishek thanked his friends and fans for their best wishes on the birth of his first child Wednesday. He says the mother, ... Read more...

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40 crore children India’s most valuable asset: PM


November 14th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) As Children's Day was celebrated across the country Monday, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said India's 40 crore children are the country's most valuable assets."The ... Read more...

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Obama greets Sikhs, says all can draw inspiration from Guru Nanak


November 11th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) Greeting Sikhs on the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, President Barack Obama has said "all of us can draw inspiration from his message of equality, ... Read more...

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Why is Sonu not in ‘Dabangg 2′?


October 26th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Actor-producer Arbaaz Khan, who has roped in southern star Prakash Raj to play the main villain in "Dabangg 2", says the script didn't allow ... Read more...

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After England win, Dhoni says ‘Happy Diwali’ to countrymen


October 26th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) After mauling England by 95 runs in the fifth and last ODI of the series for a 5-0 whitewash, a beaming Indian skipper M.S. Dhoni Tuesday ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on Diwali


October 25th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh have greeted the nation on Diwali, wishing everyone joy and happiness. In her ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan wishes success for ‘RA.One’


October 22nd, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan has wished success for Shah Rukh Khan's highly ambitious production venture "RA.One", which is set to hit the screens on Diwali."My best ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on Dussehra, Durga Puja


October 5th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 5 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Vice President Hamid Ansari have greeted the nation on the occasion of Dussehra and Durga Puja. Patil ... Read more...

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Missed Sonia in Lok Sabha: Speaker


September 8th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar said Congress chief Sonia Gandhi was "missed" during parliament's monsoon session that ended Thursday.In her valedictory address before adjourning ... Read more...

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India not to succumb to terrorism: PM


September 7th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 7 (IANS) India will "never succumb to the pressure of terrorism", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Wednesday after a bomb blast at the Delhi High Court ... Read more...

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UAE commanders visit troops in Italy, Afghanistan


September 1st, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 31 (IANS/WAM) Top UAE commanders have visited the UAE Force in Italy and Afghanistan.In Italy, the force is participating in the international patrols enforcing the no-fly ... Read more...

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US envoy greets Pakistan on Independence Day


August 14th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 13 (IANS) US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter Saturday greeted the country on its Independence Day Sunday.The US envoy, on behalf of President Barack Obama, sent best ... Read more...

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UAE recognises South Sudan


July 11th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 11 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Monday formally recognised Africa's newest country South Sudan as an independent state.A statement issued by the ministry of foreign Affairs ... Read more...

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PM greets South Sudan, world’s newest nation


July 9th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday greeted the people and the government of South Sudan on the occasion of the declaration of the country's independence."On ... Read more...

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