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States have prerogative not to allow FDI in multi-brand retail: Government


September 18th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Amid growing protests against its decision to allow foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, the government Tuesday said the implementation of the policy remained ... Read more...

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Cricketer Shaun Tait to make Bollywood debut?


September 10th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Australian cricketer Shaun Tait has been approached to step into the acting pitch in Bollywood with Abhishek Kapoor's directorial "Kai Po Che!" He is ... Read more...

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Aspirations of Kashmiris must be accommodated: Khar (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar said Saturday that the "aspirations of the Kashmiri people must be accommodated" and they must be a part of the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Sonakshi Sinha homesick, dad pays a surprise visit (With Image)


September 7th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The team of "Son Of Sardaar" (SOS) got a surprise visitor in veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha, while they were shooting for the movie in Patiala.The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

No premiere for ‘SOTY’, thanks to extensive promotional activities


September 5th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 5 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar reveals that he wanted to hold a grand premiere for "Student of The Year" but promotional commitments prevent him from doing so."Student ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sex before marriage hampers healthy relationship


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Couples who have sex before marriage are less likely to have long and happy relationships, a study has found.Researchers from New York's Cornell University say it ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Jwala takes a sabbatical, Ashwini looks for a partner


August 31st, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India's famed badminton doubles exponent Jwala Gutta has decided to go on a sabbatical, telling her partner Ashwini Ponnappa to look out for a partner.... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Cole hires new boyfriend for tour?


August 27th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole has hired rumoured boyfriend Tre Holloway as a backing dancer for her British tour, as she thinks it will be the perfect opportunity ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Greek PM asks for ‘time to breathe’


August 25th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 25 (IANS) Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has said his country does not want more aid but asked for "time to breathe". "We don't want more aid ... ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Action against cheating emu farm owners, says Jayalalithaa


August 17th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday directed the police to arrest the promoters of emu farms who are absconding after failing to honour commitments to ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Now Blake keen on playing in Australia’s Big Bash


August 17th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 17 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican sprint sensation Yohan Blake says he bowls faster than Olympic champion Usian Bolt and that there is a "real possibility" that he could debut his international ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gaga celebrates first ‘anniversary’ with beau


August 8th, 2012 - 7:47 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, Aug 8 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga and her beau Taylor Kinney dined on oysters and caviar to celebrate their first 'anniversary'.The "Born This Way" singer and the "Vampire ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

10 Italian cities face bankruptcy: Report


July 25th, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ten Italian cities are facing bankruptcy as they are unable to fulfil their budget commitments, Italian newspaper La Stampa reported Tuesday.Graziano Del Rio, president of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Prabhu Deva to launch Virat Kohli in movies?


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Superstars in their respective fields, cricketer Virat Kohli and actor-director Prabhu Deva got along like a house on fire in Bangkok while they were shooting ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Sri Lanka cricket board assures integrity of SLPL


July 21st, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 21 (IANS) The Sri Lankan cricket board Saturday assured the integrity of the Sri Lanka Premier League (SLPL), a cricket league based on the Indian Premier League (IPL), ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

US sees no Iranian role in ending Syrian violence


July 11th, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 11 (IANS) The US has insisted that it sees no role for Iran in ending violence and bloodshed in Syria, Xinhua reported."I don't think anybody with ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘India’s Got Talent’ created job for participants: Cyrus Sahukar


July 10th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Anchor-actor Cyrus Sahukar, who will host the fourth season of "India's Got Talent", says the reality show has "created job opportunities for participants" and given ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Arsenal expect Arshavin in training by July 21


July 5th, 2012 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Arsenal expect midfielder Andrei Arshavin to return to the English football club by July 21.The 31-year-old midfielder spent the second half of last season ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Europe must be sensitive to Greek people: French minister


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:21 am ICT by IANS
Luxembourg, June 22 (IANS) Europe must be more "sensitive" to the Greek people and take steps to help revive the country's economy, according to French Finance Minister Pierre Moscovici.Speaking ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russia to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:19 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said Russia will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent by 2020 in comparison to 1990."I confirm that ... Read more...

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Radacliffe seeks medical help for headaches


June 20th, 2012 - 6:54 am ICT by IANS
London, June 20 (IANS) Actor Daniel Radcliffe was forced to cancel his commitments and seek medical attention after his headaches became extreme.The 22-year-old was diagnosed suffering from a condition known ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China increases financial support to IMF


June 19th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) China will contribute $43 billion to the latest round of global resources worth $430 billion to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the foreign ministry has said.This ... Read more...

Posted in World |

New Democracy party asked to form Greek government


June 18th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, June 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Greece President Karolos Papoulias has tasked Antonis Samaras, the head of the conservative New Democracy party, with forming a government, according to Greek state ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Country comes before other commitments: Khanna


June 16th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 16 (IANS) Asserting that the country supersedes all other considerations, All India Tennis Association president Anil Khanna hoped that "good sense prevails" and that Mahesh Bhupathi would ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Vasco players speak out about unpaid salaries


June 1st, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 1 (IANS) Midfielder Nilton joined a growing chorus of Vasco da Gama footballers to voice their concern about unpaid salaries.The Brazilian first division team has reportedly ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Narine says Test call up a dream come true


June 1st, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, June 1 (IANS) Mystery off-spinner Sunil Narine has described his unexpected call up for the Test tour of England as a dream come true.The 24-year-old Trinidadian only ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Pietersen says ‘entertainer’ Gayle would be great for series


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS/CMC) England star batsman Kevin Pietersen says he would love to see the return of West Indies opener Chris Gayle for the Trent Bridge Test starting here Friday.Pietersen ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

G8 leaders stresses boosting growth


May 20th, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Leaders of the Group of Eight (G8) nations have stressed that bolstering economic growth and job creation was critical to the global economic recovery."The global economic ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Dion’s house on sale, asking price $29.5 mn


May 18th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 18 (IANS) Singer Celine Dion has put her Canadian house, situated on a private island, on sale and is asking $29.5 million for it.The four-storey chateau is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Fitch cuts Greece credit rating


May 18th, 2012 - 2:45 am ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) International ratings agency Fitch has cut Greece's credit rating from B- to CCC, citing the "heightened risk" that Greece could leave the euro zone.Recent parliamentary elections ... Read more...

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Rajat Kapoor refuses to go bald, again (With Images)


May 16th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Rajat Kapoor will be seen sporting a bald look in his forthcoming film "I Am 24", but the actor has refused to do the same ... Read more...

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Pilots urge Ajit Singh to start negotiations


May 10th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Under pressure from various quarters, the derecognised Indian Pilots Guild (IPG) Thursday appealed to Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh to open channels of negotiation and accused ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

ADB urges Asian countries to undertake more reforms


May 4th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, May 4 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) Friday urged Asian countries to undertake more reforms to support the region's long-term growth.In his speech at the formal opening of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Celina returns to work post delivery


May 2nd, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 2 (IANS) Actress Celina Jaitly, who gave birth to twins - Winston and Viraaj - in March, has returned to work to fullfil her commitments as the brand ... Read more...

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Strengthen ceasefire in Syria: Annan


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, April 22 (IANS) UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan Sunday urged all parities in Syria, especially the government, to work with UN monitors to consolidate the fragile ceasefire in the ... Read more...

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