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Never thought of Hindi films: Nagarjuna


September 21st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Southern superstar Nagarjuna Akkineni, son of veteran actor Nageswara Rao Akkineni, says he was never keen on entering Bollywood."I never had a Hindi cinema dream. ... Read more...

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I wasn’t going to call it Playboy: Hugh Hefner (With Images)


September 20th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Playboy chief Hugh Hefner says initially he wanted to call his world-famous magazine Stag Party but decided to change it to Playboy at the last ... Read more...

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Saudi money helping spread of harsher Islam: Rushdie


September 17th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Well-known writer Salman Rushdie Monday said that a harsher version of Islam was spreading with the help of Saudi Arabia's oil money."What has developed now ... Read more...

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Aamir inspired me to take up ‘Prithvi’: Kannada actor Puneeth


September 12th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Kannada actor Puneeth Rajkumar, youngest son of late actor Rajkumar, is a huge fan of Aamir Khan and says the Bollywood star inspired him ... Read more...

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US daily terms PM ‘tragic figure’, government extracts apology (Intro Roundup)


September 6th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Washington/New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Months after the Time magazine termed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh "an underachiever", The Washington Post described him as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat presiding over ... Read more...

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Washington Post denies apologising for PM article


September 6th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Washington Post Wednesday denied it has offered an apology for an article which described Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as "a dithering, ineffectual bureaucrat ... Read more...

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Vijay Amritraj turns host, chats up global icons


August 16th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Legendary tennis player Vijay Amritraj makes his debut as a talk show host with "Dimensions". A first-of-its-kind, the show will feature global icons. Excited ... Read more...

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Olympics: India to protest AIBA’s decision on Vikas


August 4th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Indian contingent at the London Olympics will protest the decision of the International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) to overturn the result of the men's 69-kg bout ... Read more...

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Power stint successful, Home to be critical: Shinde (Lead)


August 1st, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) India's new Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Wednesday claimed to have been a successful power minister and said his current job will be critical and ... Read more...

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After winning ‘KBC’ jackpot, Sushil building house for family


July 31st, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Sushil Kumar created history by winning jackpot of Rs.5 crore in the fifth season of game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati". And after receiving the ... Read more...

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No comment on Guru clemency: President-elect Pranab (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) President-elect Pranab Mukherjee Monday refused comment on the clemency plea of 2001 parliament attack convict Afzal Guru till he assumed office and studied the ... Read more...

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President-elect Pranab refuses comment on Guru clemency


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) President-elect Pranab Mukherjee Monday said he could not comment on the clemency plea of 2001 parliament attack convict Afzal Guru till he assumed office ... Read more...

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Pranab’s sister predicted he will be president


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) As a young MP, Pranab Mukherjee told his sister that he wanted to be born a well-bred horse in the Rashtrapati Bhavan in his next ... Read more...

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Dravid’s retirement has created an irreplaceable void: Sachin


July 13th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar feels the retirement of his long-time teammate Rahul Dravid has created an irreplaceable void at number three position in the ... Read more...

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Not retiring from ODIs: Sachin


July 6th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar has said he has no plans to retire from One-day Internationals and that he opted out of the upcoming Sri ... Read more...

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No regrets on not becoming PM, says Pranab


June 29th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee says he has no regrets that he could not become India's prime minister.In an interview to CNN-IBN, the veteran ... Read more...

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Sangma seeks debate with Pranab (Lead)


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha Speaker P.A. Sangma Friday expressed confidence he would get support of the Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee and sought a debate ... Read more...

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Sangma confident of Mamata’s support


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma Friday expressed confidence in getting the support of the Trinamool Congress for the presidential election and is banking ... Read more...

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Met Sonia over presidential poll: Mulayam


June 16th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, whose sudden U-turn helped the Congress isolate Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee in the presidential poll nomination, Saturday ... Read more...

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NDA partners will decide on presidential issue: Sharad Yadav


June 15th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Janata Dal-United chief and National Democratic Alliance (NDA) convenor Sharad Yadav has said the alliance partners would sit together to decide their next move ... Read more...

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I will contest presidential elections: Sangma


June 15th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma Friday said that he will contest the presidential elections and had got support from many political parties."I will ... Read more...

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MP Sachin Tendulkar says no to government bungalow


June 9th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, recently nominated to the Rajya Sabha, has opted out of staying in a government bungalow allotted to him in the ... Read more...

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Now vote for ‘The Greatest Indian’


June 5th, 2012 - 1:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) From Jawaharlal Nehru and Lata Mangeshkar to Vikram Sarabhai and E. Shreedharan - a list of Indians who have shaped the country since its ... Read more...

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Only Knight Riders belong to Kolkata: Gambhir


June 1st, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Kolkata Knight Riders' captain Gautam Gambhir says he never felt like an outsider in the state, which is obsessed ... Read more...

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Prashant Bhushan defends comments on PM (Lead, Changing dateline)


May 30th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan Tuesday defended his allegations of corruption against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and reiterated his demand for a special investigation ... Read more...

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Sacked army officer to challenge chief’s decision


May 29th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The Indian Army's former Military Secretary, Lt. Gen. Avadesh Prakash, whose dismissal from service by a court martial in a land scam was confirmed by ... Read more...

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President race: Mamata hedges on Pranab, backs Meira (Second lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Ruling UPA's alliance partner, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Monday said she would "be happy" with Meira Kumar, Gopal Gandhi or A.P.J. Abdul Kalam ... Read more...

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President race: Mamata hedges on Pranab, backs Meira, Kalam (Lead)


May 21st, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Breaking her silence over the presidential race, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Monday said she would "be happy" with Meira Kumar, Gopal Gandhi or ... Read more...

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Mamata backs Meira, Kalam or Gopal Gandhi as president


May 21st, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday said she would "be happy" with Meira Kumar, Gopal Gandhi or A.P.J. Abdul Kalam as president but ... Read more...

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Banning IPL not the solution, says Maken


May 19th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) India's sports minister Ajay Maken feels banning the Indian Premier League (IPL) is not the solution and has made three suggestions to clear the ... Read more...

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Media needs to be regulated, say senior journalists


May 10th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The media needs regulation, several senior journalists said here Thursday, adding that its proliferation has lowered standards, with news being served instantly."The media needs regulation ... Read more...

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Difficult to support Congress candidate, says Patnaik


May 4th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) In remarks pointing to the possibility of a contest for presidential elections, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has said it will be difficult for ... Read more...

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Civic poll loss not a referendum on me: Dikhit (Lead)


April 18th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday took "full responsibility" for the Congress defeat in the civic polls, but said the verdict was not a ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll before presidential election: CEC


March 31st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi Saturday said the commission would like to hold Rajya Sabha polls for Jharkhand before the presidential elections."We would like to ... Read more...

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Have not said anything wrong, says Kejriwal


March 26th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal Monday justified his allegation that many members of parliament, including ministers, were corrupt and rapists, saying he has not ... Read more...

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