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Firm on pro-people decision, Mamata posts on Facebook (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said she and her party stood firm on the "pro-people" decision of withdrawing support to ... Read more...

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No going back on quitting UPA: Mamata (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Giving firm indication that she was not ready for a compromise on her decision to quit the UPA government, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Wednesday stuck ... Read more...

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Edinburgh Airport in a fix over nude Picasso


August 9th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Edinburgh, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After customers complained of the picture of a nude woman on a red armchair at the Edinburgh Airport, the picture was covered by the airport administration but ... Read more...

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Justin Timberlake denies that he is working on a new album


August 8th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The rapper and singer, Justin Timberlake, has denied allegations and rumors of him working on a new album as said by his producer. He has said ... Read more...

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Dubai police seize over 56 kg hashish


August 4th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 3 (IANS/WAM) Dubai police have seized about 56 kg of hashish stashed in two sacks in the Marina area and arrested an Iranian smuggler.The man was arrested ... Read more...

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Railways start probe into train fire


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 2 (IANS) The railways Thursday began a probe into Monday's fire aboard Chennai-bound Tamil Nadu Express that killed 28 passengers in Andhra Pradesh.Dinesh Kumar Singh, the commissioner of ... Read more...

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Rachel Weisz tried to change her name


July 22nd, 2012 - 4:26 am ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS)Actress Rachel Weisz says she tried to change her name because that "sounds like a porn star"."The Constant Gardener" star grew so tired of teachers botching the ... Read more...

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No service tax on foreign remittances: Government


July 10th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The government said Tuesday remittances sent from overseas will not be liable for service tax charge, putting to rest the confusion that had arisen ... Read more...

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‘Pranab resigned from Indian Statistical Institute June 20′


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee had resigned as honorary chairman of the Indian Statistical Institute June 20, a week ahead of stepping down as finance minister and ... Read more...

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Government should explain Sarabjit confusion: BJP


June 27th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday asked the government should explain how Foreign Minister S.M. Krishna announced that Pakistan would release death row prisoner ... Read more...

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NDA to wait for UPA’s announcement on presidential poll: Advani


June 15th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is closely watching the developments on the presidential elections and will wait for the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) to ... Read more...

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Is Hefner dating Harris again?


June 5th, 2012 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
London, June 5 (IANS) Playboy boss Hugh Hefner has reconciled with his runaway bride Crystal Harris and made his former fiancee his "number one girl" again.Harris, 25, separated from ... Read more...

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Indian position on Siachen unchanged: Antony


May 8th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) There has been no change in India's position on the withdrawal of forces from Siachen, the world's highest and coldest battlefield, and talks are scheduled ... Read more...

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Confusion over release of Sukma collector (Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) Hours after the fireworks and celebrations began Thursday, confusion persisted over the release of Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon. Meanwhile, the rebels have called mediapersons ... Read more...

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Enrique, Lopez together on world tour


April 17th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 17 (IANS) Singer Enrique Iglesias and Jennifer Lopez will head for a major world tour together in June.The dates for the world tour are also being ... Read more...

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Little movement on release of Odisha legislator


April 17th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 17 (IANS) With a day to go before the deadline set by the Maoists lapses, the fate of abducted Odisha legislator Jhina Hikaka continued to remain uncertain Tuesday ... Read more...

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Need to sensitize society on autism


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment Mukul Wasnik Monday said there was an urgent need to sensitise the society about autism to ensure a dignified ... Read more...

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US may turn to India if talks with Pakistan fail: Daily


March 31st, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 31 (IANS) If Pakistan does not reopen the NATO supply lines to Afghanistan that were closed after an attack on a border post killed 24 soldiers in November, ... Read more...

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Dutch man seeks child with father’s sperm


March 24th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 24 (IANS) A childless man in the Netherlands has turned to his father for his sperm after having failed to conceive with his wife despite three years of ... Read more...

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Dinesh Trivedi sows dissent in Trinamool ranks (West Bengal Newsletter)


March 18th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 18 (IANS) The continuing suspense drama over the Dinesh Trivedi episode has not been the best advertisement for West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress. But what could be ... Read more...

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‘The Vow’ good, could have been great (IANS Movie Review)


March 11th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Vow"; Cast: Rachel McAdams, Channing Tatum and Sam Neill; Director: Michael Sucsy; Rating: ***What is the importance of marriage vows in a world where people speak too much but ... Read more...

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‘No damage to EVMs in Lucknow strong-room’


February 26th, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 26 (IANS) The Election Commission Sunday denied any damage to the electronic voting machines (EVMs) due to seepage from an overhead water tank in a strong-room where the ... Read more...

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Haddin dropped due to poor form, says CA


February 17th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland confirmed that wicket-keeper Brad Haddin has been dropped from the ODI side due to poor form.Sutherland also said that ... Read more...

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RTE Act: Assam child rights body to survey schools


February 7th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 7 (IANS) After receiving several complaints, the Assam child rights panel has decided to conduct a survey in all schools in the state to find out if provisions ... Read more...

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How many coaches? Metro to issue alerts (Lead)


January 30th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) To avoid last minute scramble for trains at Delhi Metro's busiest stations, passengers will soon get to know from the platform screens if an incoming ... Read more...

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Don’t rename Chandni Chowk, MCD told (Lead)


January 5th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Delhi's Chandni Chowk cannot be renamed by the civic body, the Delhi government declared Thursday, following a proposal to rename the area after cricket ... Read more...

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Civic body can’t rename Chandni Chowk: Delhi government


January 5th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) The iconic Chandni Chowk in the national capital's old quarters cannot be renamed by the city's civic body, the Delhi government said Thursday in ... Read more...

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Leadership battle intensifies in Karnataka BJP


December 28th, 2011 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore/New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The leadership battle in Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) intensified Wednesday with rival groups mounting pressure on central leaders to settle the issue ... Read more...

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Team Anna reiterates need for independent probe agency


December 26th, 2011 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, December 26 (IANS) Team Anna member and senior advocate Prashant Bhushan reiterated Monday that if the CBI remained under the government control, the entire objective of the Lokpal ... Read more...

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Adam Lambert arrested in Finland


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Helsinki, Dec 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) American Idol star Adam Lambert spent several hours in a Finish jail on Thursday after he reportedly got into a physical brawl with his boyfriend Sauli Koskinen. ... Read more...

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President Zardari returns to Pakistan from Dubai


December 19th, 2011 - 8:09 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 19 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari returned to Pakistan's port city of Karachi late Sunday night after spending two weeks in Dubai for medical treatment, the Geo News ... Read more...

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Atalanta coach blasts referee after 2-2 draw with Fiorentina


December 18th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 18 (IANS) Atalanta head coach Stefano Colantuono accused the referee of a contentitious handball decision in his team's 2-2 tie againt Fiorentina in the Italian Serie A football.Atlanta ... Read more...

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Zardari undergoing tests, tweets daughter


December 8th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 8 (IANS) Asif Ali Zardari who suddenly left the country for Dubai was "just undergoing tests", said his younger daughter on Twitter.Aseefa B. Zardari tweeted: "The President is ... Read more...

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Draw line between objectionable and controversial, say websites


December 6th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Even as Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday said India will not tolerate objectionable content on social networking websites, Facebook and Google said they already ... Read more...

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Netizens tweet foul as India targets ‘objectionable’ content


December 6th, 2011 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) In a move netizens fear is tantamount to censorship, the Indian government has directed social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter to filter out ... Read more...

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