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Contador clings on to retain Vuelta lead


September 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 9 (IANS) Alberto Contador is almost certain to be crowned the winner of the Vuelta de Espana (Tour of Spain) cycling race after surviving a valiant counter-attack by ... Read more...

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Olympics: Dutch cyclist Voss wins women’s road race


July 29th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Dutch cyclist Marianne Voss took the gold in the women's road race Sunday after leading a three-rider breakaway that took all the medals at the ... Read more...

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BCCI grants amnesty to Kapil Dev


July 25th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Wednesday lifted the ban on former India captain and legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev, who sought amnesty saying he has resigned from Essel ... Read more...

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Russia warns US on Georgia support


June 7th, 2012 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has warned the US over the latter's support to Georgia in its efforts to spread propaganda.The US administration does not fully appreciate the ... Read more...

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Tax officials meet to discuss effective governance


June 3rd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will Monday inaugurate here a two-day annual conference of officials from the customs, central excise and service tax deparments that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

FIFA bans, fines Indonesian coach


April 20th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, April 20 (IANS) An Indonesia football coach has been banned for four games and fined by FIFA for accusing match officials of taking bribes during a 10-0 loss to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Economic empowerment imperative for political empowerment’


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 2 (IANS) Economic empowerment is an imperative and once this hapens, political empowerment will follow, separatist leader and People's Conference chairman Sajad Lone said Monday.Justifying his decision to ... Read more...

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Rumours on Geelani’s health during a mock drill


March 30th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 30 (IANS) Rumours did the rounds in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Friday about the health of hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani following a security drill ... Read more...

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Kelly Clarkson loves perks of fame


October 17th, 2011 - 3:29 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 17 (IANS) Singer Kelly Clarkson admits she loves using her celebrity status to get tables in restaurants.The "Breakaway" hitmaker says she loves getting her assistants to use her ... Read more...

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Bollywood-Hollywood love affair must grow: Russell Peters (Interview)


September 24th, 2011 - 10:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Here's one man who is not in love with Hindi films and its jhatkas. But Canadian Russell Peters, who is of Anglo-Indian origin and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

J.R. Martinez & partner top the ‘Dancing with the stars’ leaderboard


September 20th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The new season of ABC’s hit show Dancing with the Stars has started airing. On the opening say of the contest, J.R. Martinez and professional partner ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

US arms package to Taiwan irks China


September 20th, 2011 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) The Obama administration is expected to announce Wednesday the sale of a package of weapons and equipment worth $5.8 billion to upgrade Taiwan's fleet ... Read more...

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‘Lucky to have Akshay uncle’s support’


September 20th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor-producer Akshay Kumar took time off from the shooting of "Joker" to promote his first Indo-Canadian venture "Speedy Singh". Vinay Virmani, who is debuting with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

F1 will find it tough to match cricket’s hype: Ecclestone


August 18th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Formula One chief executive Bernie Ecclestone is confident the Budh Track in the outskirts of the capital will be ready for the October 30 race, ... Read more...

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‘Singh Is Kinng’ sequel awaiting script: Akshay


July 29th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Akshay Kumar says he is very keen to make a sequel to his 2008 hit "Singh Is Kinng" and that he is waiting for the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Geelani under house arrest in Srinagar


June 17th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 17 (IANS) Syed Ali Geelani, the hardline separatist leader and chairman of the breakaway Hurriyat group, was placed under house arrest here Friday.A police officer came to Geelani's ... Read more...

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Georgia tells citizens travelling to Russia ‘unsafe’


June 11th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Tbilisi, June 11 (IANS) Georgia has asked its citizens to avoid travelling to Russia following the recent murder of a Georgian guest worker in Moscow, RIA Novosti reported.The murder prompted ... Read more...

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Geelani under house arrest


June 10th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 10 (IANS) Senior hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani was Friday placed under house arrest in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, police said.Geelani has been restrained from ... Read more...

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Post-poll: weak national parties, strong regional ones (Comment)


May 21st, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
The peculiarity of the latest election results is they will please no major national party. Instead, three regional outfits - the Trinamool Congress in West Bengal, the AIADMK in Tamil ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kashmiri separatist leaders offered security cover


April 10th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 10 (IANS) Senior Kashmiri separatist leaders have been offered security cover in the wake of top cleric Maulana Showkat Ahmad Shah's assassination in a blast two days ago, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Carbon nanotube device can rapidly diagnose cancer, HIV


March 30th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 30 (ANI): Engineers have developed a new device that can detect single cancer cells in a blood sample.This breakthrough could potentially allow doctors to determine whether cancer has spread from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kashmir separatists, common man welcome Amnesty report


March 21st, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 21 (IANS) The Amnesty International report on Jammu and Kashmir's Public Safety Act (PSA) that has come down heavily on India and termed the act "a lawless law" ... Read more...

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Geelani placed under house arrest in Srinagar


March 4th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 4 (IANS) Hardline separatist leader and chairman of the breakaway Hurriyat group Syed Ali Geelani continued to remain under house arrest in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar ... Read more...

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Geelani plans ‘peaceful movement’ for troop withdrawal


January 5th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 5 (IANS) Hardline Kashmiri separatist leader and chairman of the breakaway Hurriyat group Syed Ali Geelani said Wednesday his group will now work for troops withdrawal through "an extremely peaceful ... Read more...

Posted in National |

‘Unstoppable’ keeps the tension going(IANS Film Review; Rating:***1/2)


November 27th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Unstoppabale"; Director: Tony Scott; Cast: Denzel Washington, Chris Pine, Rosario Dawson; Rating: ***1/2The '90s audience chased a bus in "Speed". The 2000s could have been the decade of ... Read more...

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No curfew in Srinagar but Geelani urges ‘civil curfew’


November 7th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 7 (IANS) No curfew was imposed in Srinagar Sunday as violence and protests continued to decline in the Kashmir Valley even though hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani called ... Read more...

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Akshay Kumar Ropes In Hip Hop Sensation Ludacris For The Music Video Of Breakaway


November 1st, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 1, 2010 (Showbiz PR Wire): After shaking a leg with Kylie Minogue and rapping with Snoop Dogg, Akshay Kumar is all set to collaborate with hip hop sensation Ludacris for ... Read more...

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Akshay ropes in rapper Ludacris for ‘Breakaway’


October 30th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 30 (IANS) After shaking a leg with singer Kylie Minogue and rapping with Snoop Dogg, Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar is set to collaborate with rapper Christopher Brian Bridges, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Akshay Kumar Plays Himself To Launch Best Friend’s Son


October 28th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In Breakaway, the  Indo-Canadian film that Akshay Kumar is co-producing with his best-friend Canada-based entrepreneur Ajay Virmani to launch Virmani’s son Vinay, the star will for ... Read more...

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Akshay to play himself for best friend’s son


October 24th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar will for the first time play himself in the Indo-Canadian film "Breakaway" -- the launchpad of his best friend ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cambridge University ‘May Go Private’ In Order To Compete With The Top Universities Of America


October 18th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Cambridge University, one of the hallmarks of educational institutions, may have to relinquish government control in the near future. The university will have ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Life normal for another day in Srinagar


October 11th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 11 (IANS) Life once again returned to normal for a day in Srinagar Monday with separatists asking people to resume their routine activities and authorities not imposing curfew."No curfew or ... Read more...

Posted in National |

No curfew in Srinagar despite protest shutdown


October 7th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 7 (IANS) For the first time in almost a month, no curfew or restrictions were imposed in Jammu and Kashmir's summer capital Thursday despite a protest shutdown called by separatists. ... Read more...

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Kiwi athlete Hamblin says she’s reserved her best for Delhi CWG


September 30th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep 30 (ANI): New Zealand's Commonwealth medal hope Nikki Hamblin has said that she hasn't yet produced the top-class performance despite her record-breaking year in 800m and 1500m.The English-born runner, ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena hits back at Narayan Rane for attacking Uddhav


September 25th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) The Shiv Sena Saturday hit out at Revenue Minister Narayan Rane for accusing its executive president Uddhav Thackeray for the shootout in which Swabhiman Sanghatana chief Nitesh ... Read more...

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