Modi’s object lesson in political grandiosity (Comment)

July 31st, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
In saying that he should be hanged publicly if he is found guilty of complicity in the 2002 Gujarat riots, Chief Minister Narendra Modi has yet again provided an object ... Read more...

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Osama plotted to kill Obama : reports

March 17th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS) Before being killed Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden had ordered for organising special cells in Afghanistan and Pakistan to attack the aircraft of US President ... Read more...

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Gadkari-Munde feud inspires a sequel in Goa

January 30th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 30 (IANS) It is not just superhit films like "Dabangg" and "Don" which inspire sequels. The Nitin Gadkari-Gopinath Munde feud of 2011 seems to have inspired a ... Read more...

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Mamata’s fire and bluster scorches Goa poll scene (Goa Newsletter)

January 11th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 11 (IANS) The famed moodswings of Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee and her partymen against the ruling Congress party seem to have got into a domino ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar: Socialist at heart and politician of few words (Profile)

November 24th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Nov 24 (IANS) He graduated as an engineer but plunged into Bihar's politics instead. That was in the early 1970s when he was still a student. Three decades ... Read more...

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NATO’s dilemma is how to stop Taliban’s return

October 30th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington/Kabul, Oct. 30 (ANI): NATO and Afghan forces are drawing up plans to stop the Taliban from re-infiltrating in the country and preventing it from waging a campaign of intimidation against ... Read more...

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‘Bad boy’ Ryder fined for booze-induced bluster in Christchurch bar

August 7th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Aug 7(ANI): New Zealand cricketer Jesse Ryder has been fined by New Zealand Cricket after admitting to drunken behavior, the latest disciplinary lapse for the left-handed batsman.Ryder admitted that his ... Read more...

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Nepal braces for marathon PM race

July 22nd, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 22 (IANS) With Nepal's parliament refusing to elect a new prime minister Wednesday - the third in less than two years - the country is now braced for ... Read more...

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Scientists find frog that can undergo “striking” color change

March 11th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 11(ANI): Scientists have found a new frog species in Papua New Guinea, which undergoes a "striking" change from a black, yellow-spotted youngster to a peach-colored, blue-eyed adult.According to a ... Read more...

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Out of boom and bust in Dubai

December 31st, 2009 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Shabtai Gold Cairo/Dubai, Dec 31 (DPA) Dubai was the glitz, the glamour and the good life for many. The buildings were the fanciest, newest and tallest. The emirate had little water, but ... Read more...

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Gilani regurgates Kashmir, spoils chances of a rapproachment

July 15th, 2009 - 9:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sharm-el-Sheikh (Egypt), July 15 (ANI): Barely into the second paragraph of his speech at the 15th summit of the Non-Aligned Movement at Sharm-el-Sheikh, Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani brought up ... Read more...

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Thai Rath photos of Dead David Carradine fake - See here

June 9th, 2009 - 12:39 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Threats by the family of dead Hollywood actor David Carradine to sue publications that republish photographs published by Thailand’s Thai Rath newspaper over the weekend amount to little more than bluster. The ... Read more...

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Sonia terms Advani ’slave of RSS’ (Lead)

April 15th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Margao/Bangalore, April 15 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Wednesday called the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime ministerial aspirant L.K. Advani a "slave of the Rashtriya Swayamsevek Sangh (RSS)" and accused him ... Read more...

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NYT: India, Pak must resolve Kashmir dispute for lasting peace

December 7th, 2008 - 10:42 am ICT by ANI
New York, Dec.7 (ANI): For any lasting peace, India and Pakistan would have to settle their dispute over Kashmir, says a New York Times editorial, adding that in the current scenario, ... Read more...

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