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Rich French feud over 75% Tax


September 12th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN News) A disagreement broke out between Bernard Arnault the executive officer of fashion giant and Edouard de Rothschild. The reason for the feud is because the former wants ... Read more...

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Italian town allows owners to be buried with pets


September 7th, 2012 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
Pisa, Sep 7 (IANS/AKI) A town in northern Italy has set aside land for dead people to be buried along with their deceased beloved furry friends.Italian cemeteries generally do not ... Read more...

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Assange lawyer stopped at Heathrow


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was stopped at Heathrow and told she was on a secret watch-list and required special clearance before she could ... Read more...

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Weisz loves being US citizen


August 10th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 10 (IANS) British actress Rachel Weisz, who got US citizenship last year, is excited about the fact that she can now vote in the US.She lives ... Read more...

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India can win gold for corruption, says Ramdev


August 10th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) If the Olympics gave a medal for corruption, India could have won a gold, yoga guru Baba Ramdev said Friday as thousands poured into the ... Read more...

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India allows investments from Pakistan


August 1st, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) In a major step towards normalising economic relations, India Wednesday announced changes in regulation to allow investment from Pakistani firms and individuals.The Department of Industrial ... Read more...

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Giant national flag hoisted at Kargil war memorial


July 27th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) A giant national flag was hoisted at the Kargil war memorial in Drass Friday to commemorate the 13th anniversary of India's victory in the war.Member ... Read more...

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Lokpal panel chief hints at delay in report


July 25th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Even as Team Anna started an indefinite fast here demanding a stringent anti-corruption law, the head of a panel on Lokpal Wednesday said it ... Read more...

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Pranab son’s request to father: get Sarabjit freed


July 22nd, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) President-elect Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit has one request for his father - get Sarabjit Singh and other Indian prisoners languishing in Pakistan jails freed soon."As ... Read more...

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E-governance can reduce corruption: Meghalaya governor


July 20th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 20 (IANS) Exhorting all stakeholders to use technology as agent of progress and embrace change, Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary Friday said e-governance can reduce corruption and improve accountability."IT ... Read more...

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CVC has received 20,000 complaints so far


July 10th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has received 20,000 complaints so far and taken up 1,000 for investigation, while 20,000 people have received punishment for corruption-related ... Read more...

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Terror suspect engineer’s wife seeks fast track trial


July 1st, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 1 (IANS) A day after Saudi authorities confirmed to the CBI that missing Bihar engineer and terror suspect Fasih Mehmood was in their custody, his wife demanded ... Read more...

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Concept of marriage has changed for better: Aamir Khan


July 1st, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Actor Aamir Khan feels that the institution of marriage in India has changed manifold and urges parents to ensure that their children are well-equipped to ... Read more...

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Pakistani moves court on 600 percent hike in drug prices


June 3rd, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) Prices of medicines in Pakistan have increased by a whopping 600 percent as a number of companies have taken advantage of the absence of proper drug ... Read more...

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Man jailed for life for killing Russian soldiers


June 1st, 2012 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A court in Armenian capital Yerevan has sentenced an Armenian citizen to life in prison for killing two Russian soldiers in 2010.On Oct 23, 2010, ... Read more...

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Donations by president: Information panel’s order stayed


May 29th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday stayed a Central Information Commission (CIC) order to the government to disclose the donations made by the president on humanitarian ... Read more...

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India in state of drift: Jayalalithaa


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday said the country was in a state of drift under the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government."The average citizen sees ... Read more...

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Iraqi cancer patient finds hope in India


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The last six months have been a constant struggle and an endless journey for Abdul Ameer Ismail Yakoob. A citizen of Iraq, he travelled from ... Read more...

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Argentina destroys 11,000 firearms


May 7th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, May 7 (IANS/EFE) Nearly 11,000 firearms surrendered by their owners were destroyed by the government as part of a programme to reduce the number of weapons in Argentina, ... Read more...

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Students take up fight against smuggling, counterfeiting


April 30th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Thousands of students from almost 100 schools in Delhi and the national capital region are participating in a five-day campaign against smuggling and counterfeiting, organisers ... Read more...

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Poor suffer the most due to delayed justice: Ansari


April 22nd, 2012 - 1:11 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Criticising the delay in delivering justice, Vice President Mohammed Hamid Ansari Saturday said the poor people suffered the most due to delayed justice."It is usually the ... Read more...

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Pakistani Senate passes human rights bill


March 9th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 9 (IANS) Pakistani Senate Friday unanimously approved the Human Rights Bill, 2012, which prohibits intelligence agencies from illegally detaining any citizen, the Dawn News reported.The Pakistani parliament's upper ... Read more...

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Iran overturns death sentence for CIA ’spy’


March 6th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 5 (IANS) The Iranian Supreme Court has overturned the death penalty given to an Iranian-American CIA "spy" by a lower court, an official said Monday."The case of the ... Read more...

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I was sober at Oscar party: Sean Young


February 29th, 2012 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) Actress Sean Young has denied reports she was drunk at the time of her arrest at the official Oscar afterparty.The "Blade Runner" star insists she ... Read more...

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Sean Young arrested at Oscar after-party


February 28th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Sean Young was placed under citizen’s arrest at the Oscars after-party event on Sunday. The 52-year-old was trying to gain entry into the event when ... Read more...

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Delhi makes 26 more services time-bound


February 24th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Issue or renewal of factory licenses, certified copies of revenue records, and duplicate ration cards were among the 26 more services Friday brought under the ... Read more...

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US condemns death sentence of Iran pastor


February 24th, 2012 - 7:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) The White House Thursday condemned the Iranian authorities' reaffirmation of the death sentence for an Iranian pastor."The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms reports ... Read more...

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$65,000 reward to nab South Africa rhino poachers


February 13th, 2012 - 3:25 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Feb 13 (IANS) Police in a South African province Sunday announced a reward of 500,000 rand ($65,000) for information leading to the arrest of suspects involved in the ... Read more...

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Subramanian Swamy gets anticipatory bail (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday granted anticipatory bail to Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy, accused of writing an inflammatory article in a newspaper, after he ... Read more...

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Britain’ debt reaches one trillion pounds


January 26th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 26 (IANS) Britain's debt mountain has risen to one trillion pounds (over $1.5 trillion) for the first time, The Sun reported Wednesday.Ministers have confirmed the long-expected milestone is ... Read more...

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HRD ministry preparing citizen’s charter


January 24th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The human resource development ministry Monday announced it was preparing a citizen's charter to bring more transparency in its functioning.Under the charter, 25 working ... Read more...

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Aadhar targets 200 million enrolments soon


January 21st, 2012 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 20 (IANS) The state-run Unique Identity Authority of India (UIDAI) is racing against time to enroll a whopping 200 million people in the next two months to make ... Read more...

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Super chor ‘Bunty’ arrested in Bhopal, police confirm


January 16th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 16 (IANS) Devendra Singh alias Bunty, the most wanted thief in India, has been nabbed in Madhya Pradesh, police said Monday two days after nabbing the high-profile thief ... Read more...

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Laura Dekker finishes her solo sailing sojourn


January 12th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Amsterdam, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Laura Dekker has announced that she has had enough of the Dutch authorities. After years of legal battle, Dekker finally secured the permission to sail solo around ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama’s Hawaii wardrobe creates a controversy


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Jan 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US First couple is drawing a lot of flak for their 17-day Hawaiian vacation, which is speculated to cost more than $3 million. And that ... Read more...

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