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Pranab leaves active politics: End of an era


June 25th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Respected among friends and foes alike, Pranab Mukherjee, the "most perfected politician of the current lot", will leave active politics Tuesday marking the end ... Read more...

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Mamata gets brickbats and bouquets on her Facebook debut


June 18th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) Two days after making her debut on Facebook in a bid to garner support for A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's candidature for the presidency, West ... Read more...

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Mamata gets brickbats and bouquets on her Facebook debut


June 18th, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) Two days after making her debut on Facebook in a bid to garner support for A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's candidature for the presidency, West ... Read more...

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Parrikar still hooked to ‘Nayak’-like solutions (Goa Newsletter)


June 16th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 16 (IANS) A fan of Bollywood film "Nayak", Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Friday almost played out a scene from the 2001 hit movie.Parrikar, during an interaction ... Read more...

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I’ve not insulted medical profession: Aamir Khan (Interview)


June 7th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Pats and brickbats - Aamir Khan was prepared for it all when he set out to discuss burning issues in his debut TV ... Read more...

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I can also fail, ashamed of Wankhede scuffle: SRK (Roundup)


May 30th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Recent failures and scuffles have not only taught Shah Rukh Khan many lessons but the superstar has also apologised for his high-handed attitude. He confesses ... Read more...

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Captured: Polymath S. Balachander and his great wars


February 10th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Storming the world of Carnatic music and Tamil cinema with his non-conformist, controversy-creating ways in the 1940s, polymath and veena exponent Sundaram Balachander steadfastly fought ... Read more...

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Satyadev Dubey had no money in his last days: Rajit Kapoor


December 27th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Satyadev Dubey faced indescribably hard times in his later days, actor Rajit Kapoor has revealed, adding that the late theatre veteran used to ask: "I ... Read more...

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India’s cricket reputation lies in tatters


August 14th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Aug 14 (IANS) Indian cricket was at an all-time high barely four months ago when they won the World Cup to go with their World No. 1 Test ... Read more...

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Hollywood director thought Buddha, Everest belonged to India


July 24th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 24 (IANS) What does Bollywood director Nikhil Advani have in common with Hollywood documentary maker Howard Worth? For starters, both thought the Buddha, the founder of Buddhism, ... Read more...

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Troubled anniversaries for key players in Karnataka suspense


May 22nd, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 22 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Sunday entered its third year in office at New Delhi while Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa waited to know whether ... Read more...

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Agree with Hazare, need effective Lokpal Bill: BJP


April 7th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday said it agrees with the essence of social activist Anna Hazare's demand for a stronger instrument against ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir hikes legislators’ salary, pension


March 28th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 28 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir assembly Monday passed by a voice vote bills hiking the salary of legislators by 20 percent and their pension by 25 percent.The ... Read more...

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Goa’s tourism, mining sectors sulk at budget proposals


February 28th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 28 (IANS) The union budget presented by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has come as a shock for the two industries which are considered the mainstay of the Goa's economy ... Read more...

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Egyptian Government’s Crackdown On Communication Medium Condemned Globally


January 29th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 29, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The crackdown on Internet and mobile telephony in Egypt continue amidst countrywide protests and growing civil unrest. In cities like Suez, Alexandria and Cairo curfew ... Read more...

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Barbara Boxer Basking In The Glory Of Her Historic Win


November 4th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The California Senate race proved to be one of the most eagerly watched one in this year's midterm election. Incumbent Barbara Boxer of Democrats faced possibly ... Read more...

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Bouquets and brickbats for Ayodhya verdict in Pakistani press (Lead)


October 2nd, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 1 (IANS) Pakistani newspapers had different takes Friday on the Allahabad High Court verdict on the Ayodhya issue. One held that the trifurcation of the disputed land into two parts ... Read more...

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‘Devil’ Movie Fares Better Than Run Of The Mill Horror Flicks


September 18th, 2010 - 7:21 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today the movie 'Devil' hits the theaters. When the trailer of the movie was released last month people were not too impressed with the tagline that ... Read more...

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Bouquets and brickbats greet “tainted trio” on return to Pakistan


September 11th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 11 (ANI): The three Pakistani cricketers- Salman Butt, Mohammed Asif and Mohammed Aamer- implicated in spot-fixing allegations in last month's final Test against England, have returned to Pakistan to mixed ... Read more...

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‘Avatar The Last Airbender’: Not One Of M Night Shyamalan’s Best


July 2nd, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri July 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Those who have seen films like 'Signs' and the critically acclaimed Sixth Sense would not feel too happy after watching the latest flick by director M ... Read more...

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With dozens of disasters, can’t Bollywood take ‘direct-to-DVD’ route?


May 24th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Priyadarshan now has one of the biggest flops ever of his Bollywood journey in the form of 'Bumm Bumm Bole' but surprisingly even the failure of ... Read more...

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Apple iPad To Release In More Countries Soon


May 9th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The few hostile reviews and similar product launches by rival companies notwithstanding, Apple is determined to make its iPad the category killing internet access device in ... Read more...

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Brickbats and bouquets for private power discom


April 2nd, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 2 (IANS) The transfer of power distribution from government to private hands has got a mixed response in this Taj city. More than 2,000 people had complaints while many others ... Read more...

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Bouquets and brickbats await Tiger Woods in Augusta


March 18th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 18 (ANI): The news that professional golfer Tiger Woods will be playing next month in the Masters Tournament has been met with mixed emotions by folks in Augusta, ... Read more...

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BJP, Left slam Mamata’s budget, Congress gives thumbs up


February 24th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee's rail budget Wednesday received its usual political brickbats and bouquets with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Left parties slamming it ... Read more...

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Karan Johar moves on to My Name Is Khan


December 18th, 2009 - 3:45 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Joginder TutejaThere are some films that do not work at the box-office despite all the merits. There could be quite a few factors going in flim's favor but still something ... Read more...

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Man throws tomatoes at Sarah Palin during her book-signing tour


December 17th, 2009 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Minnesota, Dec 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin is touring the US with her new book ‘Going Rogue’ and she was greeted with bouquets and brickbats alike in ... Read more...

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Jon Gosselin-Hailey Glassman Engagement: Fairytale or ‘Scary’tale?


July 16th, 2009 - 11:59 pm ICT by GD
In a yet new twist in the ever changing dynamics of the 'Jon minus Kate plus the-other -women plus a load of controversy' story, fresh news and that particularly stated by 'In ... Read more...

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English media hails home team, blasts Pietersen


July 13th, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 13 (IANS) The English media lavished praise on the team's tailenders for showing resilience in snatching a draw in the first Test against Australia, and aimed their brickbats at star ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Malaysian Indian politician gets apology for death threat


April 29th, 2008 - 4:37 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, April 29 (IANS) An 18-year-old college student has apologised to Malaysian Indian lawmaker Karpal Singh for posting a death threat to him on a website hosted by the Pan Malaysian ... Read more...

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Student apologises to Malay Indian leader for death threat


April 29th, 2008 - 2:24 pm ICT by admin
Kuala Lumpur, Apr.29 (ANI): An 18-year-old college student has apologised to DAP national chairman Karpal Singh for posting a death threat against him on a website hosted by Pas Johor Baru. ... Read more...

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Athawale ‘minister without portfolio’ evokes laughter


April 15th, 2008 - 10:00 pm ICT by admin
(From the corridors of power)New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) Ramdas Athawale, an MP of the Republican Party of India (Ambedkar) that supports the ruling UPA, had the Lok Sabha in splits Tuesday ... Read more...

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150 injured as protesters clash with police in Bangladesh


April 11th, 2008 - 9:02 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Dhaka, April 11 (Xinhua) Around 150 people were injured in clashes between the police and hardcore Islamist activists, who were protesting a new women's development policy, in Bangladesh capital Friday. The demonstrators ... Read more...

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