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South African president orders probe in mine shootout


August 18th, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Aug 18 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma has issued an order to probe the platinum mine shootout which left 34 people dead and over 78 injured."I have decided ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned over Advani’s comments


August 8th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned for the second time Wednesday after BJP leader L.K. Advani termed the UPA-II government as "illegitimate".The remark provoked vociferous ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad’s visit to disputed island irks Lebanon


April 15th, 2012 - 3:29 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, April 15 (IANS) Lebanon has criticised the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's visit to the disputed island of Abu Musa.Lebanese Prime Minister Najib Mikati Saturday discussed with Iranian Ambassador to ... Read more...

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Joyce Banda sworn in as Malawi president


April 8th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Lilongwe, April 8 (IANS) Malawi Vice President Joyce Banda has been sworn in as the country's president following the death of president Mutharika Thursday due to a cardiac arrest.In her ... Read more...

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Peru captures last of the fugitives from prison break


February 24th, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) Police captured the last two prisoners still at large from a group of 17 who escaped last weekend from Challapalca prison in southern Peru, the Interior ... Read more...

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15 die in Afghan Quran burning protests


February 24th, 2012 - 6:44 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Feb 24 (IANS) At least 15 people have died in violence over the past three days in Afghanistan following reports of burning holy Quran by foreign soldiers.Afghans in ... Read more...

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Gambhir’s run-out cost us the match,says Dhoni


February 14th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Feb 14 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni admitted that his mistake in calling Gautam Gambhir for a quick run cost his team a win against Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Allegri calls for calm after loss to Juventus


February 9th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 9 (IANS) AC Milan head coach Massimiliano Allegri asked his side to stay calm after losing to Juventus 1-2 in the first leg of the Coppa Italia ... Read more...

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Radcliffe comfortable with nudity


February 1st, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) "Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe, set to go naked for his new film "Kill Your Darlings", says he is comfortable with nudity.The actor first stripped off ... Read more...

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Former Miss Venezuela dies at 28


December 19th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Dec 19 (IANS/EFE) Former Miss Venezuela Eva Ekvall died in Houston after fighting breast cancer since last year, her representatives said. She was 28."Sadly, cancer had the last word," ... Read more...

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Focused on helping Real win La Liga: Ronaldo


November 18th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 18 (IANS) Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo has said his focus is back on the Spanish La Liga after helping his national side Portugal qualify for the 2012 ... Read more...

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Coppola and Mars exchange wedding vows


August 29th, 2011 - 4:57 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) Filmmaker Sofia Coppola and her longterm musician partner Thomas Mars have exchanged their wedding vows in Italy."The Lost in Translation" director married Mars at her ... Read more...

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Brave Birmingham father mirrors the real Pakistani: paper


August 12th, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 12 (IANS) A man who appealed for calm despite losing his son in the violence in Britain shows how Pakistanis "actually are as opposed to how we are ... Read more...

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Jamie Oliver’s restaurant is vandalised


August 10th, 2011 - 12:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the branches of Jamie Oliver’s restaurant is among the shops and properties that has been destroyed in the violence in London. The branch is ... Read more...

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10 killed in fresh Karachi violence


July 22nd, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 22 (IANS) Ten people were killed and 16 others were injured Friday in fresh violence in Karachi following a brief calm in the city, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Miranda Kerr names son after late boyfriend


July 14th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 14 (IANS) Supermodel Miranda Kerr has named her son Flynn Christopher Blanchard Copeland Bloom after her late boyfriend Christopher Middlebrook, who died in an car accident as ... Read more...

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PM condemns Mumbai blasts, calls for calm and unity


July 14th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday strongly condemned the serial blasts in Mumbai Wednesday evening and urged the people of that city to remain calm ... Read more...

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Maintain peace: Milind Deora urges Mumbai residents


July 13th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Newly-appointed Minister of State for Communications and IT Milind Deora said the union home ministry was in touch with the Maharashtra government following blasts at ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin says current tour his favourite


June 24th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, June 24 (IANS/EFE) On the verge of starting the Spanish leg of his "Musica + Alma + Sexo" tour, Ricky Martin is not hiding the pride he feels at ... Read more...

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Hegde slams government on Lokpal bill


June 16th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Karnataka Lokayukta and member of the Lokpal bill drafting committee Santosh Hegde Thursday slammed the government for indulging in mudslinging and insisting on the adoption ... Read more...

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Before ‘Aarakshan’ I was against reservations: Saif


May 17th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Saif Ali Khan found his role of a Dalit in "Aarakshan" most challenging because it didn't come naturally to him and admits that the film ... Read more...

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West Bengal opted for change: Sitaram Yechury


May 13th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sitaram Yechury said Friday the defeat of the Left Front in West Bengal was because the "people opted ... Read more...

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Never-before-seen images show The Beatles on their last ever tour


April 7th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 07 (ANI): Behind-the-scenes snapshots of The Beatles, which were taken by the band's tour manager on their last American tour in 1966, has been published in a new book for ... Read more...

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Kirsten praises Nehra


March 31st, 2011 - 2:09 am ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 31 (IANS) India's coach Gary Kirsten picked left-arm pacer Ashish Nehra for fullsome praise for playing an important role in the World Cup semifinal victory against Pakistan here ... Read more...

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India to evacuate its citizens, condemns use of force in Libya


February 23rd, 2011 - 11:21 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): To ensure the safety and welfare of its nationals, the Government of India is planning to evacuate its citizens from Libya and has also deplored the use ... Read more...

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EU concerned over violence in Bahrain


February 20th, 2011 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The European Union's foreign policy chief has voiced concern over the police crackdown on protesters in Bahrain and urged the authorities to respect human rights."I am ... Read more...

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Man killed in BSF firing, Tripura border village tense


January 27th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 27 (IANS) Tension Thursday gripped a village in western Tripura bordering Bangladesh after an Indian man was killed in firing by Border Security Force (BSF) troopers, officials said here."Abdul Hoque, ... Read more...

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Californians Fear ‘ARkStorm’


January 18th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Californians seem to have lost their calm ever since the prediction of a catastrophic storm broke out. It is not only the storm that is posing ... Read more...

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We need to know what alienated Kashmiri youth: Sonia


December 19th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday said the country needed to find an answer to what caused alienation among youth in Kashmir Valley, where calm prevails at ... Read more...

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Chowrasia slips in third round, unknown Thai takes lead


December 18th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Hua Hin (Thailand), Dec 18 (IANS) After looking good for a top-10 finish at various points through the last three days, Shiv Shankar Prasad Chowrasia settled for an adventurous 72 ... Read more...

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Harrison Ford is a director’s ‘quintessential cowboy’


December 13th, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) Hollywood director Jon Favreau has praised his "Cowboys & Aliens" star Harrison Ford as the "quintessential cowboy" and said he was delighted to have him in the ... Read more...

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Honeysuckle is the colour of the year 2011, says Pantone


December 11th, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 11 (ANI): Pantone have announced that honeysuckle is the colour of the year 2011 - they christened the reddish-pink shade, calling it 'a brave new colour, for a brave ... Read more...

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Varanasi blast an attempt to weaken fight against terror: PM (Lead)


December 7th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said the Varanasi blast was an attempt to weaken the country's resolve to fight terrorism."This is an unfortunate incident. It is ... Read more...

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Varanasi blast: PM appeals for calm, asks for report from Home Ministry


December 7th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Varanasi, Dec 7 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, has appealed to the people to maintain calm and asked the Home Ministry for a detailed report into the blast ... Read more...

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China not for ‘pouring oil on flames’ in Korean Peninsula


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.2 (ANI): China has called on the international commuity to exercise calm and restraint and not "pour oil on the flames" as tensions continue to rise on the Korean Peninsula. ... Read more...

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