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Two British policewomen sacked for racial abuse


September 10th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Two women police officers in Britain have been sacked after a colleague recorded them having a conversation in which one said that black people looked like ... Read more...

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Pakistan can learn from Egypt shake-up, says daily


August 14th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi's shake-up of the military top brass has "instructive connotations" for Pakistan, said a daily, observing there was "no accountability for the military's ... Read more...

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ONGC-Videsh going ahead with South China Sea exploration


April 24th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 24 (IANS) State-owned ONGC-Videsh will go ahead with the exploration of oil in the South China Sea despite China's objections, a top company official said here Tuesday."ONGC-Videsh ... Read more...

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ONGC-Videsh going ahead with South China Sea exploration


April 24th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 24 (IANS) State-owned ONGC-Videsh will go ahead with the exploration of oil in the South China Sea despite China's objections, a top company official said here Tuesday."ONGC-Videsh ... Read more...

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South Korea to build twin towers resembling WTC


December 14th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Seoul, Dec 14 (IANS) A Dutch architectural company has designed two skyscrapers that would be built in South Korean capital that resemble the World Trade Centre exploding during the 9/11 ... Read more...

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Antony calls for transparency in defence accounts


September 30th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Friday called for accountability, transparency and integrity in the defence accounting service, terming these virtues "an integral part of good ... Read more...

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Omar says ‘mass graves’ are only unmarked graves


September 27th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 27 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday denied the existence of "mass graves" in the state, saying these were only unmarked graves.Delivering a long speech ... Read more...

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IGNOU to have a centre for diasporic studies


September 9th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) will soon be setting up a centre for 'Diasporic Studies' at its campus here."The university is in the ... Read more...

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Online campaign tells Aussie men to ’soften the f— up’


April 13th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr 13 (ANI): An online campaign that hopes to raise awareness of mental health issues, has told Australian men to "soften the f--- up".Digital branding professional Ehon Chan coined the slogan ... Read more...

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A tale of braids, diagrams, clocks at Kallol Dutta’s show


April 6th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Kallol Dutta, known for hand imprints, illustrations and jail stripes on garments, reflected his signature style by presenting a collection with clocks, diagram prints and ... Read more...

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Jorge Garcia Vents His Feelings About Mega Millions Numbers


January 7th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Mega Millions Lotto draw witnessed countrywide participation from the enthusiastic lot and the two winners, from Washington and Idaho are going to get $81 million ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi hotel ‘regrets’ Christmas tree spending


December 20th, 2010 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 19 (IANS/WAM) The Emirates Palace Hotel here that boasts a Christmas tree decorated with gold and gems has "regretted" that it may have taken the holiday spirit a bit ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mughal road to be ready by September 2011


November 27th, 2010 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 27 (IANS) The Mughal road that connects Kashmir Valley to the hilly and border belt of Jammu region will be ready by September 2011.The road was scheduled to open ... Read more...

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Apex court adjourns Lalit Modi case till Nov 11 (Lead)


October 27th, 2010 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday adjourned till Nov 11 the hearing on former Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi's petition challenging the composition of the Disciplinary Committee ... Read more...

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Calvin Klein ad could fuel cases of gang rape, say experts


October 20th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 20 (ANI): A Calvin Klein's jeans ad has connotations of gang rape, according to sexual assault workers.Experts fear images portraying violence against women in advertising could fuel cases of gang ... Read more...

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Bizarre ‘I like it on the floor’ Breast Cancer Awareness campaign hits Facebook


October 7th, 2010 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 7 (ANI): Facebook status updates like 'I like it on the floor' have left most puzzled, but it turns the out cryptic, suggestive phrases are just part of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Rise In Unemployment Rate Worries Americans


September 6th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Checking the unemployment report on a daily basis has been the habit of most Americans, post recession. The report tells them of the increase ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

John Abhraham To Produce A Film On Soccer


June 28th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood actor John Abraham's love for bikes and football is known to all his fans. His off screen desire has been fulfilled on screen by ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chinese parents fight over child surnames


May 27th, 2010 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 27 (IANS) Young parents in China are now faced with a unique problem - most of them do not agree with each other on following the ancient tradition of their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Governors can’t be removed due to change of regime at Centre: SC


May 7th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): In a judgement that could have deep political connotations the Supreme Court on Friday said governors cannot be removed or transferred just because of a change of ... Read more...

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Sandra Bullock won’t seek custody of Jesse James’ kids


April 29th, 2010 - 4:52 am ICT by IANS
London, April 29 (IANS) Hollywood actress Sandra Bullock will not seek the custody of estranged husband Jesse James' children. The Oscar winner will file for the guardianship of Chandler, 15, Jesse Jr., ... Read more...

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No politics in selling Gujarat tourism: Big B


March 25th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) There is no politics involved in his being the brand ambassador for Gujarat, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan has said, reacting sharply to the Left parties opposing his ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tall Gupta sculpture goes on sale in UK


February 2nd, 2010 - 10:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 2 (IANS) A monumental sculptural installation by Indian artist Subodh Gupta - a 10-foot tall tower of copper cooking vessels - is to go under the hammer at London auctioneers ... Read more...

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Singer Ray Stevens Grabs Headlines With His New Song


January 8th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American country music singer Ray Stevens has been creating quite a buzz lately with his latest song "We the People", which has gained widespread popularity across ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Keira Knightley’s love life on rocks?


December 1st, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): Hollywood actress Keira Knightley has hinted that her relationship with boyfriend Rupert Friend is going through a rough patch.The British actress, who is currently starring in the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

BJP setting stage for Kalyan’s return?


November 16th, 2009 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 16 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rebel Kalyan Singh's bid to return to the party he walked out of twice before seems to have been viewed favourably by the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Baba Ramdev condemns Shivraj Singh Chauhan’s anti-Bihar remark


November 7th, 2009 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
Mathura, Nov. 7 (ANI): Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Saturday slammed Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan for stating that migrant labourers from Bihar and Uttar Pradesh would not be welcomed ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Jamiat downplays Vande Mataram issue


November 4th, 2009 - 7:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 4 (ANI): The Jamiat Ulema-i-Hind, which issued a fatwa (legal pronouncement in Islam) against singing of India's national song Vande Mataram by Muslim community, down played the issue ... Read more...

Posted in National |

2 mural paintings portraying heaven and hell discovered in Syria


October 12th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 12 (ANI): Archaeologists have discovered two mural paintings portraying Heaven and Hell, at al-Marqab Citadel in Tartous, Syria.According to a report in Global Arab Network, Director-General of Ruins and Museums ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Girls named Chantelle, men named Dave most likely to have first date sex!


September 26th, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 26 (ANI): Men think girls named 'Chantelle' are most likely to have sex on the first date, a new UK survey has found.Also names 'Stacey' and 'Kelly' seem to ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Michelle Duggar Pregnant with 19th Baby!


September 2nd, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Michelle Duggar 42, on the Today Show announced that her 19th baby was due in March 2010.Michelle happily stated, "This never gets old. We are so grateful for each ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Greg McMackin Apologizes After Inappropriate Remarks


July 31st, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by GD
Greg McMackin, the football coach for Hawaii has again created controversy through his remarks. The occasion was that of Western Athletic Conference Preview when he used certain demeaning words against the Notre ... Read more...

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Emraan Hashmi accuses housing society of religious bias (Lead)


July 31st, 2009 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Wondering why people talked of secularism in India, actor Emraan Hashmi Friday accused a Mumbai housing society of refusing him permission to buy a flat because he is ... Read more...

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Where’s secularism, asks Emraan after being denied house


July 31st, 2009 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) "Am I a criminal or a terrorist?" asked an upset Emraan Hashmi Friday. The Bollywood actor alleged he had been denied a house he wanted to buy ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Zell Miller Suggests ‘Gorilla Glue’ For Obama


July 17th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by GD
At a congregation of the American Legislative Exchange Council at Atlanta, Zell Miller, a former U.S. Senator put President Barack Obama under the scanner by criticizing his overseas travels. Criticizing the President's ... Read more...

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