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Omar gives nod to loans schemes for youth entrepreneurs


February 1st, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 31 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday gave his approval for 'Youth Start-Uo Loan Scheme" (YSLS) under the state's Sher-i-Kashmir Employment and welfare programme for ... Read more...

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SFAC to provide capital for agri-business ventures in Kerala


January 27th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 27 (IANS) Ready to pump in money to agri-business in Kerala, the Small Farmers' Agri-Business Consortium (SFAC) is inviting entrepreneurs to propose ventures for funding."So far we have ... Read more...

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Malayalam actor denies his film mocks superstar Mohanlal


January 22nd, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 22 (IANS) Malayalam actor-cum-script writer Sreenivasan has refuted media reports that his latest film "Padmasree Bharath Dr Saroj Kumar" shows superstar Mohanlal in poor light.Sreenivasan plays the lead ... Read more...

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Bethenny Frankel to end her reality show


January 9th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 9 (IANS) Reality TV star Bethenny Frankel is quitting reality show "Bethenny Ever After" after season three.The former "Real Housewife of New York" star has reportedly decided not ... Read more...

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How Arjun surprised his family? (Movie Snippets)


December 7th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Arjun Rampal gave a surprise to his family when he drove home in his dream car."Surprised the kids and wife with the new BMW ... Read more...

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Fergie wants to focus on business ventures


December 3rd, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) "Black Eyed Peas" star Fergie, who is taking a break from her singing career, has plans to focus on her business ventures."I really want to focus on ... Read more...

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Kalam suggests 10-point development programme for Kudankulam


November 7th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 7 (IANS) Four-lane highways, a mega desalination plant, construction of houses, schools, hospitals as well as cold storages are amongst the suggestions to the central government made by ... Read more...

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More political instability in store for Karnataka (Lead, Karnataka Newsletter)


July 21st, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 21 (IANS) Karnataka seemed headed for prolonged instability Thursday and possible early elections with the Lokayukta revealing the involvement of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, the powerful Reddy ... Read more...

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Ombudsman said to slam Yeddyurappa over illegal mining


July 21st, 2011 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 20 (IANS) The Karnataka capital was abuzz late Wednesday that Lokayutka (ombudsman) is set to charge Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa of doing precious little to check illegal ... Read more...

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Kumaraswamy calls off fast


July 10th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) Former Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy Sunday called off his fast for a CBI probe into his family's assets following appeals by his Janata Dal-Secular ... Read more...

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Government has edge, but civil society not loser (Comment)


June 18th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
The virtual breakdown of the dialogue between ministers and civil society representatives may not be an unmitigated disaster. Although the government has had its way and will probably ultimately push ... Read more...

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Chandigarh police arrest businessman in cheating case


April 28th, 2011 - 1:16 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 27 (IANS) Acting on a court order, the Chandigarh Police Wednesday arrested the owner of a leading overseas educational consultant in a case of cheating and forgery, police ... Read more...

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New Jersey rejects Carl Lewis’ bid for state Senate


April 27th, 2011 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 27 (ANI): Nine-time Olympic champion' Carl Lewis has been prevented from running for the New Jersey Senate by the state's Lt. Governor.The New York Daily News quoted Lieutenant Governor ... Read more...

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Bethenny Frankel ‘used reality TV fame to build $120-m empire’


April 25th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 25 (ANI): Bethenny Frankel has revealed how she has built a 120-million-dollars business empire using her reality TV fame.The 40-year-old has admitted that her sole reason for going on reality ... Read more...

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Buffett turns Sheen’s ‘tiger blood’ into trademark name for new cocktail


March 19th, 2011 - 3:43 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 19 (ANI): Singer Jimmy Buffett has filed an application to have actor Charlie Sheen's infamous references to "tiger blood" turned into a trademark name for a new cocktail.Sheen, 45, had ... Read more...

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JD-S claims Yeddyurappa’s sons run trust to make money


March 9th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) The Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) Wednesday claimed that Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's sons were doling out favours in return for money for a trust run ... Read more...

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Malaysian Indian leader restrained from registering members


March 8th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, March 8 (IANS) The Kuala Lumpur High Court has restrained prominent ethnic Indian leader Samy Vellu from registering more members into a business organisation whose working is under ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa declares assets worth several crores


February 6th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 6 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, under attack for allegedly amassing wealth, Sunday declared that he had cash and jewellery worth crores of rupees besides property in Bangalore.But ... Read more...

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Hearing of plea against Yeddyurappa to resume Feb 14


February 4th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 4 (IANS) A Bangalore court Friday decided to resume Feb 14 hearing of five complaints against Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, his two sons, son-in-law and others over their alleged corruption ... Read more...

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Mubarak’s net worth estimated at $40-70 bn


February 4th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 4 (IANS) The net worth of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak, who is under pressure to quit following a massive mass movement, and his family is estimated to between $40 billion ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa will resign if case is made out, says Rajnath


February 3rd, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 3 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa will quit if a 'prima facie' (at first view) case is made out on corruption and illegal land deal charges against him, ... Read more...

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Former Indonesian tax officer sentenced to 10 years in prison for money laundering


February 3rd, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Former Jakarta tax office director Bahasyim Assifie on Wednesday was sentenced to 10 years in prison for money laundering, the latest corruption case involving officials in Indonesia.Assifie ... Read more...

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Still seeking governor’s recall, Yeddyurappa quotes him to pat self


January 31st, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 31 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Monday relied on Governor H.R. Bhardwaj's Republic Day speech for some self-praise, though still seeking his recall for allegedly calling him a ... Read more...

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Congress vows to ’save Karnataka from corrupt BJP’


January 30th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 30 (IANS) The Congress Sunday launched the "throw out BJP, save Karnataka" campaign with a large rally here with its leaders charging the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party with unprecedented ... Read more...

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Barack Obama To Address State Of The Union 2011 Tonight


January 25th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) United States President Barack Obama on Tuesday night will be addressing the entire nation in his State of the Union which calls for an immediate concern ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa offer: Spot lands in fake names, get reward


January 25th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 25 (IANS) Karnataka Chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, who is battling nepotism charges in land allotment, Tuesday offered cash rewards for people informing the government about 'benami' lands (lands held under ... Read more...

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Karnataka: A long legal battle ahead, and the options


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's first chief minister in south India B.S. Yeddyurappa has a long legal battle ahead to come out clean from various allegations against him.Here ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa says he has evidence of Congress, JD-S scams


December 15th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, accused of favouring his kin with allotment of prime land, Wednesday said he has collected documents on various scandals during the Congress ... Read more...

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Ombudsman seeks Yeddyurappa’s response to land scam (Lead)


November 28th, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 27 (IANS) Karnataka Lok Ayukta (ombudsman) N.Santosh Hegde Saturday said that there appears to be a prima facie case in allegations of improper land deals against Chief Minister B. ... Read more...

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Karnataka government, ombudsman spar over land scam probe


November 27th, 2010 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 27 (IANS) The Karnataka Lok Ayukta (ombudsman) and the Bharatiya Janata Party-led state government Saturday continued to spar over the probe into allegations of improper land deals by ... Read more...

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Chastened Yeddyurappa vows to keep a distance from kin


November 25th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 25 (IANS) Battling charges of nepotism, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Thursday vowed to keep a distance from his kin and "selfish people"."I had not realised that I had ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa meets supporters, to meet BJP leadership


November 21st, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, hit by allegations of favouring kin with prime land, met his supporters Sunday to discuss ways to impress the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Whats Keeping Russell Brand And Katy Perry Very Busy These Days?


November 17th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
But what keeps them so busy after marriage?Well so what if they’re married, that just doesn’t mean they’re free to do what they wish to do at leisure!No way- this is ... Read more...

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Lopez, Anthony to buy home in Puerto Rico


November 9th, 2010 - 4:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 9 (IANS) Singer-actress Jennifer Lopez and her musician husband Marc Anthony are reportedly planning to buy a home in a controversial $300 million development in Puerto Rico.The couple are ... Read more...

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Narender Modi greets people on Gujarati New Year


November 7th, 2010 - 5:58 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Nov.7 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narender Modi here on Sunday wished people on the eve of Gujarati New Year that begins after the festival of lights Diwali.Modi today arrived at ... Read more...

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