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Family stands by jailed cartoonist, coal minister heckled


September 10th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Sep 10 (IANS) Supporters of India Against Corruption (IAC) and the parents of jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, who was charged with sedition by Mumbai police, Monday heckled union Coal ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia targets its illegal private clinics


September 3rd, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Sep 3 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has launched a crackdown on illegal private medical practices.Saudi Arabian authorities Sunday announced to have started the crackdown, with the latest closure being of ... Read more...

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Paul Watson skips bail in Germany


July 26th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Berlin, July 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Paul Watson is an animal rights and environmental activist from Canada. He is the president and the founder of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society which is an ... Read more...

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Panasonic India eyes Rs.25,000 crore turnover by 2015


June 25th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Panasonic India has set an ambitious target to emerge as a $5 billion (Rs.25,000 crore) turnover company within 2015 by drawing up investment plans worth $300 ... Read more...

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Boyle agitates animal right activists


June 14th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
London, June 14 (IANS) Filmmaker Danny Boyle has come under fire for planning to include live animals in the opening ceremony of the London Olympics, with campaigners branding his ... Read more...

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Ramdev, Anna protests ‘timely’: Gen V.K. Singh (Lead, supersedes earlier story)


June 4th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Vrindavan (Uttar Pradesh), June 4 (IANS) Former Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh has said the anti-corruption campaigns by Anna Hazare and Baba Ramdev are "timely and valid".After offering ... Read more...

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Antony campaigns, showers praise on Chandy government


May 29th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 29 (IANS) Union Defence Minister A.K. Antony Tuesday opined that Kerala was on course to becoming the number one state in the country on account of a very ... Read more...

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Jessie J wants own perfume


May 21st, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Singer Jessie J says she has big plans for the future, including creating her own fragrance as well as designing her own range of clothes."I'd love ... Read more...

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Paltrow is face of Hugo Boss’ new fragrance


May 11th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 11 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has signed up to become the face of Hugo Boss' new fragrance, Nuit Pour Femme."To me, the Boss woman is driven, ambitious ... Read more...

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Jealousy fuelling malicious campaign against Banerjee: Trinamool


April 24th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) With the Mamata Banerjee government drawing flak for many of its actions, the ruling Trinamool Congress Tuesday claimed there was a malicious campaign against her, ... Read more...

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Finnair’s March traffic up 11.6 percent


April 23rd, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, April 23 (IANS) Nordic passenger carrier Finnair Monday reported an increase of 11.6 percent in its passenger traffic in March.The airline's traffic, which is measured in revenue passenger ... Read more...

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Rihanna eyeing fashion career?


March 6th, 2012 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 6 (IANS) Singer Rihanna, who has worked with designer Giorgio Armani, is now eying a career in the world of fashion.The 24-year-old recently designed a collection ... Read more...

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Suu Kyi campaigns for Myanmar by-elections


February 11th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Yangion, Feb 11 (IANS) Aung San Suu Kyi, leader of Myanmar's opposition National League for Democracy (NLD), Saturday started the parliamentary by-election campaign in her constituency.Suu Kyi is to contest ... Read more...

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Beijing move to end street begging by children


February 11th, 2012 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 11 (IANS) The Beijing administration will take DNA samples from child beggars and put them into a database to see whether they were victims of child trafficking in ... Read more...

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Karnataka porngate: Anna demands jail for three ministers


February 8th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Anna Hazare Wednesday expressed "dismay" over the three Bharatiya Janata Party ministers in Karnataka viewing porn in the assembly and demanded that they should ... Read more...

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China tightens food safety measures


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 3 (IANS) China Friday vowed to further tighten its food safety measures.The health ministry said it will blacklist food that is mixed with non-edible ingredients or food additives.So ... Read more...

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Huntsman quits US presidential race


January 17th, 2012 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 17 (IANS) US Republican candidate Jon Huntsman Monday announced to quit his presidential bid while endorsing his one-time rival Mitt Romney.Huntsman, the former Utah governor and ... Read more...

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Tripura official suspended for molesting woman colleague


January 3rd, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 3 (IANS) The Tripura government Tuesday suspended a senior official for molesting a junior woman employee at the work place and has begun departmental proceedings against him, an ... Read more...

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Reports of monitoring Hazare finances baseless: Poll panel


December 27th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) The Election Commission Tuesday termed as "baseless" media reports suggesting that the poll panel is monitoring the funds being raised by Team Anna in ... Read more...

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‘Police crackdown on Ramdev was decided in advance’


December 16th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court was told Friday that the Delhi Police operation for evicting yoga guru Baba Ramdev and his supporters from Ramlila ground on ... Read more...

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Lara Stone’s knitting love


December 10th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 10 (IANS) Model Lara Stone started developing a love for knitting after she gave up smoking, says her husband David Walliams.The Dutch-born supermodel, who has fronted campaigns for ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to have special polio drive for migrants’ children


December 10th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 9 (IANS) With the children of migrants exposed to the risk of contracting polio, the Tamil Nadu government Friday announced it would conduct special polio campaign for this ... Read more...

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Gisele Bundchen named greenest celebrity


December 1st, 2011 - 10:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 1 (IANS) Supermodel Gisele Bundchen has been named the most eco-friendly celebrity at the annual Green awards in London.The Brazilian beauty, currently involved in several environmental campaigns and ... Read more...

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China deletes 400,000 weblinks for copyright violation


November 10th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Nov 9 (IANS) As part of the country's efforts to crackdown on rampant infringements, the Copyright Protection Center of China has deleted over 400,000 unauthorised internet audio video links ... Read more...

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Iceland’s double decker pizza packs a whooping 1780 calories


November 7th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Health conscious people are sounding the alarm with the launch of Iceland Double Decker’s pizza which has calories almost the total daily recommended quantity for women. Health ... Read more...

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Not shifting n-weapons on busy roads: Pakistan


November 6th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 6 (IANS) Pakistan Sunday rejected a US magazine's report that its nuclear weapons are "transported in delivery vans on congested and dangerous roads", terming this "baseless and motivated". ... Read more...

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Anna may end vow of silence in three, four days


October 31st, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IANS) Anna Hazare Monday said he plans to end his vow of silence in three to four days and would undertake a tour of ... Read more...

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Tourist arrivals in Spain go up


October 25th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Oct 25 (IANS/EFE) Spain welcomed 6 million international tourists in September, an increase of 9.2 percent over the same month last year, the government said Monday.Industry, Tourism and Trade ... Read more...

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McCartney gets puppies’ photo as wedding gift


October 18th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) An Indian organisation that works for animals has gifted a photograph of two puppies to the recently-married Beatles legend Paul McCartney and New York ... Read more...

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Today is the ‘National coming out day’


October 11th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The gay community will attempt to create awareness of tolerance on the 11th of October. The day has been set aside as the National Coming Out Day ... Read more...

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CSK to shift gears: Fleming


October 1st, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 1 (IANS) Coach Stephen Fleming sent out strong signals that his team, the Chennai Super Kings, will be shifting gears in a bid to retain the Champions League ... Read more...

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Freida’s skin tone not altered, says L’Oreal


September 29th, 2011 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The French cosmetic brand L'Oreal is again in the news for the wrong reason - it has been accused of altering actress Freida ... Read more...

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Mademoiselle? Don’t call us that, say French women


September 29th, 2011 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 29 (IANS) Feminist groups in France have called for a ban on use of the term "mademoiselle", claiming it is "sexist". They demand that women should only be ... Read more...

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Emily Blunt named face of Opium fragrance


September 22nd, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Emily Blunt has become the new face of Yves Saint Laurent's Opium fragrance.The "Devil Wears Prada" actress will feature in all new television and print ... Read more...

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Hurt Lokayukta cautions media against ‘malicious campaign’


September 20th, 2011 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 19 (IANS) Karnataka Lokayukta, Justice (Retd) Shivaraj V. Patil, who resigned Monday following a row over his buying a housing plot, cautioned the media against malicious campaign on ... Read more...

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