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Germs good for my kids: Gwyneth Paltrow


September 12th, 2012 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 12 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow says she cannot shelter children from germs and actually thinks it is beneficial for kids to be exposed to muck."When they ... Read more...

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Bhansali’s ‘Ram Leela’ goes on floor in September (Movie Snippets)


August 17th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Ram Leela" is set to go on floors next month, says actor Abhimanyu Singh, but he refused to confirm his place in ... Read more...

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CITU calls 24-hour Bengal transport strike, Mamata fumes (Second Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) CPI-M labour arm CITU Thursday called a 24-hour transport strike across West Bengal July 31 to protest against the increase in petrol and diesel prices, ... Read more...

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CITU calls 24-hour transport strike in West Bengal July 31


July 26th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) CPI-M labour arm CITU Thursday called a 24-hour transport strike across West Bengal July 31 to protest the increase in petrol and diesel prices."We are ... Read more...

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‘Na Aana Is Des Laado’ goes off air July 27


June 29th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) After running successfully for four years and 850 episodes, "Na Aana Is Des Laado", about female foeticide, is set to come to an end. It goes ... Read more...

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36 Sri Lankans deported, reach Colombo (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Thirty-six Sri Lankans, including 28 Tamils, reached Sri Lanka Friday after being deported from Britain, media reports said.The deportation took place after the British government rejected ... Read more...

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Tamil deportations stopped from Britain


June 1st, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) About 40 Sri Lankans, due to have been deported from Britain on a charter flight Thursday, have had their removal orders overturned. Most of them are ... Read more...

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British juror caught smoking cannabis, fined


May 19th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 19 (IANS) A British juror on a rape trial was fined 450 pounds (over $700) after being caught smoking cannabis cigarette during lunch break.Shezad Hussain, 26, was puffing ... Read more...

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‘The Lucky One’ - Mills & Boons for teens (IANS Movie Review)


May 5th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Lucky One"; Cast: Zac Efron, Taylor Schilling, Blythe Danner; Director: Scott Hicks; Rating: *1/2Melodrama and sentimentality in cinema are necessary in small proportions. However, it requires delicate handling. Those ... Read more...

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Sasikala meets Jayalalithaa at her residence


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:29 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 2 (IANS) AIADMK General Secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa met her long-time aide V.K. Sasikala at her Poes Garden residence here Monday evening, two days ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa revokes disciplinary action against Sasikala


March 31st, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 31 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday revoked the disciplinary action initiated against her long time aide V.K. Sasikala, but reiterated that ... Read more...

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Give Adarsh building to defence authorities: Court


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Thursday suggested to the promoters and members of the Adarsh Housing Society to hand over the controversial 31-storey building to the defence ... Read more...

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Government may amend NCTC order after stiff opposition (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The government may amend its Feb 6 order on an anti-terror intelligence hub, giving in to stiff opposition from non-Congress ruled states over fears ... Read more...

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Moral brigades not to play spoilsport on Valentine’s Day (Lead)


February 12th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) This Valentine's Day, couples can snuggle up on park benches and corners unhassled as the moral brigades have decided not to play spoilsport by targetting ... Read more...

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Moral brigades to keep off this Valentine’s Day


February 12th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) This Valentine's Day, couples can snuggle up on park benches and corners unhassled. Moral brigades who crack down on love-struck couples on Valentine's have no ... Read more...

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Johnson eyeing IPL to resurrect his Test career


January 11th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 11 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has had a sudden change of heart and is eyeing the Indian Premier League (IPL) to regain his place in the ... Read more...

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Forcing farmers off their lands unfortunate: Preeti Jhangiani


November 28th, 2011 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 28 (IANS) Governments and corporate houses have no business coercing and buying off lands from rural farmers, an increasing trend in India, says actor-producer Preeti Janghiani.Preeti was speaking ... Read more...

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Vijayakant to fast Nov 24 against price hikes


November 21st, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 21 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Tamil Nadu assembly and DMDK chief A. Vijayakant will hold a fast between 8 a.m and 5 p.m Thursday to ... Read more...

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Kalam visit fruitful, but Kudankulam officials aloof: MP


November 9th, 2011 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 9 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's visit to the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant (KNPP) and his 10-point development programme for the area has brought about a change ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda militant freed after ‘change of heart’


August 13th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) An top Al Qaeda militant - who had links to the late Osama bin Laden - has been released on bail in Britain after he claimed ... Read more...

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Coach backs out, TT players Olympics preparations suffer


July 14th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The preparations of the Indian table tennis team for major international events, including the Olympic qualifiers, has hit a roadblock after Sweden's Anders Johansson turned ... Read more...

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750 British women pregnant through IVF had abortions


June 26th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 26 (IANS) Around 750 women in Britain who had become pregnant through In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) in the past 19 years aborted their babies, the country's fertility watchdog ... Read more...

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Harris calls off wedding with Hefner (Lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 15 (IANS) Playboy model Crystal Harris has called off her marriage with Playboy mogul Hugh Hefner, only days before they were to tie the knot."The wedding ... Read more...

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Harris calls off wedding with Hefner


June 15th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, June 15 (IANS) Playboy mogul Hugh Hefner's fiance Crystal Harris has called off her marriage just days before the couple was to tie the knot."The wedding is ... Read more...

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Ecclestone asks F1 teams for re-vote on Bahrain GP


June 7th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 7 (IANS) Formula One (F1) boss Bernie Ecclestone has reportedly changed his stance on the controversial Bahrain Grand Prix by writing to the 12 teams to re-vote on ... Read more...

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Donald withdraws as New Zealand bowling coach


June 5th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 5 (IANS) Allan Donald has withdrawn as New Zealand's bowling coach as he is seeking a position with Cricket South Africa.Donald had verbally agreed to the terms and ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa survives, gets 16 rebels support (Lead)


May 15th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Sunday survived the third threat to his leadership in three years with 16 rebel law makers announcing they will support ... Read more...

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David Cameron’ does a U-turn as he decides to wear tails at royal wedding


April 21st, 2011 - 11:13 am ICT by ANI
London, April 21 (ANI): In yet another U-turn, British Prime Minster David Cameron has decided that he would wear a traditional morning suit to the royal wedding.A day before, Downing Street ... Read more...

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Roots in Kashmir describes Geelani’s visit to KP camp a farce


April 19th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 19 (ANI): Roots in Kashmir (RIK), a frontline organisation of the Kashmiri Pandits, has described separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani's visit to a Pandit camp at Vesu Kulgam ... Read more...

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Will Britain use Harriers to silence Gaddafi forces?


April 18th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 17 (ANI): Sixty Harrier jump jets that could be used to deal with Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar Gaddafi's forces are kept in British hangers, waiting to be scrapped under defence ... Read more...

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Pamela Anderson invites China to join seal campaign


April 13th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) "Baywatch" beauty Pamela Anderson has invited a leading Chinese politician to join her in banning imports of seal meat and seal oil from her native ... Read more...

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Air strikes on Libya consistent with UNSC mandate: US


March 23rd, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Notwithstanding criticism by India and other BRIC nations, the United States has asserted that Western air strikes over Libya were well within the mandate of the ... Read more...

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Capello wants John Terry back as England captain


March 13th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 13 (ANI): England boss Fabio Capello is considering the option to give back the captain's arm band to the Chelsea skipper once again for the Euro 2012 qualifier in Wales ... Read more...

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Gilani vows to continue policy of reconciliation in Pak


February 28th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 28(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has expressed his resolve to continue his party's reconciliation policy to make the country's parliament and democratic institutions stronger.Gilani also said that the ... Read more...

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Ronnie Wood splits from Brazilian girlfriend


February 13th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Singer Ronnie Wood has reportedly split from his Brazilian girlfriend Ana Araujo.The Rolling Stones star started dating polo coach Araujo last year following his split from 21-year-old Russian ... Read more...

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