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DD apologises for Malawi comments


October 9th, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) India's public broadcaster Doordarshan has apologized for comments made on Malawi during the opening ceremony on DD Sports channel and underlined that these remarks about the southeast ... Read more...

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Countdown starts for Games opening


October 1st, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 1 (IANS) As the countdown began for the opening of the Commonwealth Games here Oct 3, the Games Federation chief Mike Fennell Friday asserted that he had no regrets ... Read more...

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Damage has been done to India’s image: Fennell (Lead)


September 25th, 2010 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) president Michael Fennell said Saturday that "damage" has been done to India's image and hoped that lessons have been "learnt" from the controversies ... Read more...

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No CWG pull outs due to Delhi firing: Kalmadi (Lead)


September 20th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The firing incident near the Jama Masjid here "was not a Games-related matter" and no participating country has expressed security apprehensions over it, Commonwealth Games Organising ... Read more...

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Seychelles President to visit India


June 1st, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 1 (ANI): The President of the Republic of Seychelles, James Alix Michel, will undertake a three-day visit of India from June 1 to June 3.This will be his second ... Read more...

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How Lee pushed India to embrace Singapore (Book Review)


February 28th, 2010 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy Book: "Looking East to Look West, Lee Kuan Yew's Mission India"; Author: Sunanda K. Datta-Ray; Publisher: Penguin/Viking, Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, Singapore; Price: Rs.499This is a scholarly, ... Read more...

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Illegal immigrant joined Brit Army under fake name and guarded the Queen


July 24th, 2009 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 24 (ANI): A British soldier assigned to guard Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace has been arrested for joining the army under a fake name. He was also found to be ... Read more...

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Prince Charles love letters sold for PS20k on eBay


March 21st, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 21 (ANI): Love letters said to have written by Prince Charles to a former lover have sold for more than 20,000 pounds on eBay.The letters, which disclose Prince of ... Read more...

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Now Prince Charles’ love letters to Canadian on sale


March 7th, 2009 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, March 7 (IANS) After the Gandhi memorabilia, love letters written by Prince Charles to a Canadian woman 30 years ago are now on sale. Up on eBay, the ... Read more...

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Prince Charles love letters up for grabs


March 6th, 2009 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 6 (ANI): Love letters sent by Prince Charles to a girlfriend have been put up for sale on auction website eBay.One of the six letters was penned in 1980, ... Read more...

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Apex court dismisses Abhinav Bharat plead against old ruling


February 23rd, 2009 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday dismissed a plea of Abhinav Bharat, a registered charitable trust, to scrap a 1950 order of India's last Governor-General and a 1960 ... Read more...

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