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London Games opening ceremony kicks-off at 9 p.m.


July 26th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) The much-awaited opening ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics will start from 9 p.m. London time and will run for no more than three hours.British ... Read more...

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18th century tower crumbles in Italy


June 4th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, June 4 (IANS/AKI) An 18th century clock-tower that withstood the devastating earthquakes in northern Italy last month, has crumbled under the force of strong aftershocks.The Novi di Modena tower ... Read more...

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Westminster clock tower is leaning


October 9th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 9 (IANS) The Westminster clock tower is leaning and this is noticable from outside.Endless underground building works have been blamed for the tiny topple and civil engineers say ... Read more...

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No newspapers for Hyderabad as hawkers join Telangana stir


September 29th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 29 (IANS) The twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad in Andhra Pradesh Thursday went without newspapers as hawkers joined the ongoing general strike for a separate Telangana ... Read more...

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Shivaji Stadium 95 percent complete: Minister


September 6th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The Shivaji Stadium whose refurbishing was supposed to be done before the Commonwealth Games held here in October last year is now 95 percent complete, ... Read more...

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Pune’s monument to tragedy tolls again


May 31st, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 31 (IANS) As the refurbished clock tower in the busy and historic Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Market here strikes the hours, it reminds thousands of Pune families of ... Read more...

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Museum an added attraction in Agra


March 13th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 13 (IANS) Tourists visiting this Taj city will now get further insights into its history with a museum housing statues, murals and manuscripts that were hitherto lying scattered ... Read more...

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Pritul Dev, Nirav Mehta win Indo-Bhutan Friendship Rally


March 8th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thimpu, March 8 (IANS) Pritul Dev (co-driver Nirav Mehta) won the top honours in the Extreme Category in the week-long fourth JK Tyre Indo-Bhutan Friendship Car Rally here Sunday.In second ... Read more...

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‘Corrupt’ Putin owns palace worth 600 mn pounds: Businessman


February 16th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 16 (IANS) A businessman has accused Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin of having a lavish 600 million pounds ($970 million) palace, which he built for himself near a Black Sea ... Read more...

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Chennai hosts cake exhibition


December 31st, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
By JaikumarChennai, Dec.31 (ANI): A unique cake exhibition, displaying several cakes of different shapes and sizes was held in Tamil Nadu's Chennai city on Thursday.The event attracted cake lovers both from the ... Read more...

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President Patil releases commemorative postage stamp on pioneer industrialist Singhania


December 1st, 2010 - 10:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dc 1(ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Wednesday released a commemorative stamp and the first day cover (FDC) brought out by the Indian Posts in honour of Lala Kamlapat Singhania ... Read more...

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Australia’s Big Ben Cricket Stunt Could Bring Legal Action


October 29th, 2010 - 11:56 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Australia could soon find themselves in hot water after their seemingly harmless pre-Ashes stunt in which their projected holographic images of Ricky Ponting and Michael Clarke onto London’s ... Read more...

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In Kashmir, it is recklessness at its worst (Comment)


September 18th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
By a Kashmiri businessman It is very easy -- indeed it has become fashionable -- to denounce security forces for the unending violence in Kashmir Valley. Sadly, it is not the full ... Read more...

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Kashmir burns on Eid, Omar slams separatists (Roundup)


September 12th, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar/New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Hundreds of young people screaming separatist slogans unleashed an orgy of unprecedented violence after mass Eid prayers in Srinagar Saturday, attacking police and government buildings in a ... Read more...

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Bookie Mazhar’s family migrated from Faisalabad (Lead)


August 31st, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) The sleepy Moonshi Mohallah of Faisalabad has shot into global prominence as suspected British match-fixer Mazhar Majeed's roots are in this textile city.Bookie Mazhar was arrested ... Read more...

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Mazhar’s roots are in Faisalabad


August 31st, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) The sleepy moonshi mohallah of Faisalabad suddenly gained global attention as alleged British match-fixer Mazhar Majeed's roots are in this textile city.Mazhar was arrested by ... Read more...

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A tribute from India to the ‘old diaspora’ (With Images, Lead, Superseding earlier story)


August 22nd, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Anindya Rai Verman New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) A diaspora memorial will be inaugurated early next year in Kolkata as a tribute to India's 'old diaspora' - the thousands of indentured labourers ... Read more...

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A tribute from India to the ‘old diaspora’ (With Images)


August 22nd, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Anindya Rai Verman New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The diaspora memorial and museum that will be inaugurated early next year in Kolkata will be a tribute to India's 'old diaspora' - the ... Read more...

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New Mecca clock threatens to call time on Greenwich


August 11th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 11 (ANI): The Greenwich Mean Time is the centre of world time and the official starting point of each new day, but that could change soon.A gargantuan new clock being ... Read more...

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Coming up in Kolkata, memorial for Indian indentured workers


August 6th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh Kolkata, Aug 6 (IANS) An abandoned dock on the Hooghly river, once known as Demerara dock, is being spruced up to act as a link between the descendants of Indian ... Read more...

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Saudi Arabia unveils world’s largest clock


August 3rd, 2010 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Aug 2 (DPA) Saudi Arabia is ready to begin operating the world's largest four-faced clock, in Makkah, Islam's holiest city, Saudi state news agency reported Monday. The tower, designed by German and ... Read more...

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PDP demands revocation of armed forces act


April 26th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 26 (IANS) Hundreds of activists of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) staged a peaceful march here to press the party's demand for final resolution of the Kashmir issue and ... Read more...

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BJP irked because flag not hoisted at Srinagar’s Lal Chowk


January 27th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) Wednesday condemned the discontinuation of the two-decade-old practice of hoisting the national flag at the historic Lal Chowk in Srinagar on Republic Day. BJP ... Read more...

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No Republic Day celebration in Srinagar’s Lal Chowk


January 26th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 26 (IANS) There was no Republic Day celebration in Srinagar's Lal Chowk by the security forces Tuesday and neither was the tricolour hoisted by them atop the clock tower ... Read more...

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Lal Chowk - from 1947 to AK-47


January 7th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Srinagar, Jan 7 (IANS) Labyrinthine lanes, a clock tower, hundreds of shops, thousands of people and burnt buildings in the backdrop - this is Srinagar's Lal Chowk that ... Read more...

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Men flock to claim they were Sydney’s clock tower sex act lovers


November 26th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 26 (ANI): While the search for the lovebirds who romped on the balcony of Sydney's clock tower is still on, several men are coming forward to claim that they were ... Read more...

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Identity of lovers pictured having sex at Sydney’s clock tower still a mystery


November 25th, 2009 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 25 (ANI): The identity of the lovers, who romped on the balcony of Sydney's clock tower is still a mystery, with the building's management saying the place is not accessible ... Read more...

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Australians excited by outdoor sex


November 25th, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Nov 25 (DPA) Photographs published Wednesday in Australia of an anonymous couple having sex in a Sydney clock tower in full view of midday shoppers sparked a flurry of confessions on ... Read more...

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Lovers caught having sex at top of Sydney’s historic clock tower


November 24th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 24 (ANI): A young couple was caught having sex in full view of passers-by at the top of Sydney's historic clock tower.From pictures obtained, the couple could be seen naked ... Read more...

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Four wounded in Srinagar blast, militant killed in gunfight (Lead)


October 6th, 2009 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 6 (IANS) Four people, including two paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) troopers were wounded Tuesday afternoon in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital in a powerful explosion, officials said. A senior ... Read more...

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Four wounded in Srinagar blast, militant killed in gunfight


October 6th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 6 (IANS) Four people including two paramilitary Border Security Force (BSF) troopers were wounded Tuesday afternoon in a powerful explosion in the high security city centre, Lal Chowk, officials said. A ... Read more...

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Big Ben gets ready to ring the changes


March 15th, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar.15 (ANI): Big Ben, one of the best-known landmarks in the world, is about to receive a public relations makeover. According to The Guardian and The Observer, Colman Getty, the ... Read more...

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Fazilka, first to have a ”Car-free city” concept in India


December 1st, 2008 - 8:37 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, Dec.1 (ANI): Fazilka, a small township near the India-Pakistan border, in Punjab has become the first ever place in the country to implement a unique concept of creating a Car ... Read more...

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The ‘harm’ the land row did to Kashmir peace process


August 16th, 2008 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
(News Analysis) By Sarwar Kashani Srinagar, Aug 16 (IANS) A frenzied mob of not more than a thousand marched through the narrow roads of old Srinagar - some carrying green flags and shouting ... Read more...

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Lights go off across Japan for awareness on environment


July 7th, 2008 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Tokyo, July 7 (DPA) Lights went out for two hours at more than 76,000 facilities across Japan Monday night to mark the Cool Earth Day. Buildings such as Tokyo Tower, Sapporo clock ... Read more...

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