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Anna’s decision to break off shocking, says Kejriwal


September 20th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal Thursday described as "shocking, unbelievable and sad" Anna Hazare's decision to break with his former Team Anna members and ... Read more...

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Brazil cuts electricity rates to spur economy


September 12th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, Sep 12 (IANS/EFE) President Dilma Rousseff Tuesday made official a reduction in electricity rates aimed at spurring economic growth and making Brazilian firms more competitive.The reductions, 16.2 percent for ... Read more...

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Heldt extends contract with German side Schalke


September 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Sep 9 (IANS) Schalke director of sport and communication Horst Heldt has extended his running contract until 2016, the club said on its official homepage.Although the final signatures have ... Read more...

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Court issues notice to centre on filling UGC chairman seat


September 5th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government to respond on a petition seeking direction to fill the seat of UGC chairman ... Read more...

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Character rules small screen, not story: Samir Soni (With Images)


August 16th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) "Parichay-Nayee Zindagi Kay Sapno Ka" has taken a 10-year-jump. Samir Soni, who plays the male lead in it, says it will take the plot to ... Read more...

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Putin calls for gradual transfer of power


July 31st, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that the transfer of power in Russia's political system must be gradual and continuity in the succession was important.Putin made ... Read more...

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Sport fundamental for Italy’s future, says CONI president


July 11th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, July 11 (IANS) Italy needs to invest more in sports education that is fundamental for the country's future, the president of the Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI), Gianni ... Read more...

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Not thrills in ‘Nagavalli’, avoid it! (Kannada Movie Review)


June 24th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Nagavalli"; Cast: Venu, Madhu Shalini, Sanketh Kashi, Daksha, Bank Janardhan, Biraadar and others; Producers: Keshava-Narasimha; Writer-Director: Kumar; Camera: Parthibhan; Music Directors: Sadhu Kokila-Layendra; Rating: *"Nagavalli" is directed by Kumar, who ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM vows supremacy of parliament


June 23rd, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 23 (IANS) Pakistan's new Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf has vowed to ensure supremacy of parliament, strengthen democracy and hold free and fair elections."Powers to all institutions ... Read more...

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BJP to campaign for Ganga


May 25th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has now taken up the cause of preserving the river Ganga and announced a panel Friday led by its firebrand ... Read more...

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Uninor employees’ bid to save company business in India


April 17th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Employees of telecom service provider Uninor along with their families would gather at Jantar Mantar Wednesday to tell the government that their future is ... Read more...

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K. Venkataramanan new managing director of L&T;


March 9th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Infrastructure giant Larsen and Toubro (L&T;) Friday said it has appointed K. Venkataramanan as its chief executive and managing director while A.M. Naik would continue ... Read more...

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‘Transformers 4′ all set to be directed by Michael Bay


February 15th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura has confirmed that Michael Bay will return for the next installment of the Transformers movie. Bay directed the first three movies under ... Read more...

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Karthikeyan joins Hispania to complete 2012 F1 line-up (Lead)


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Indian driver Narain Karthikeyan has secured the last remaining seat for the 2012 Formula One season with Hispania Racing Team signing him alongside the experienced ... Read more...

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Rare late night sitting in Rajya Sabha (Sidelights)


December 30th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) It was a rare occasion for the Rajya Sabha to sit late into the night Thursday, which led to some self-congratulatory pats from MPs.An MP ... Read more...

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Bert van Marwijk extend Netherlands’ contract until 2016


December 9th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Dec 9 (IANS) Bert van Marwijk has extended his contract as head coach of the Netherlands football team for four years until 2016.The 59-year-old former coach of Feyenoord ... Read more...

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Panasonic sign up Anirban Lahiri as ambassador


September 24th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shiga (Japan), Sep 24 (IANS) Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri received a welcome boost ahead of his campaign at this week's Asia-Pacific Panasonic Open when it was announced that Panasonic has ... Read more...

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Dempo buys stakes in Danish football club


August 29th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 29 (IANS) India's leading industrial group Dempo, which also runs leading I-League football club Dempo FC, Monday bought 34 percent stakes, worth 12 million euros, in leading ... Read more...

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Last reshuffle before next polls: PM


July 12th, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said this was the last reshuffle before the next general elections and stressed that the latest exercise was ... Read more...

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Punjab law on Panchayati Raj is perverse: apex court


May 27th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday said the Punjab law doing away with the provision of no-confidence motion against the sarpanch by others in a panchayat ... Read more...

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Lokayukta Hegde contemplates stepping down from Lakpal panel


April 21st, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Karnataka Lokayukta and former Supreme Court Judge N. Santosh Hegde on Thursday said he was seriously reconsidering his decision to be on the joint drafting committee on ... Read more...

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CD row: Anna Hazare leaves onus on Bhushans


April 21st, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): Leaving the onus of getting out of the CD controversy on the Bhushans, veteran social activist Anna Hazare on Thursday said he would speak only on the ... Read more...

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Bhushan CD not tampered with: Sources


April 21st, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 21 (ANI): The Bhushans, who are a part of the Jan Lokpal Bill, suffered yet another blow on Thursday, as a government-owned forensic laboratory reported that a CD allegedly ... Read more...

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Hamid Ansari releases Dr. Vatsyayan’s book ‘The Darbhanga Gita-Govinda’


April 20th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 20 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari released the book entitled 'The Darbhanga Gita-Govinda' written by noted writer and Rajya Sabha Member Dr. Kapila Vatsyayan here on Wednesday. ... Read more...

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‘Shakthi’ a disappointment for NTR fans (Telugu Movie Review)


April 3rd, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Shakthi"; Cast: NTR, Ileana, Sonu Sood, Sivaji Prabhu, Brahmanandam, Jackie Shroff, Pooja Bedi, Venu, Ali and others; Producer: Ashwini Dutt; Screenplaywriter-Director: Mehar Ramesh; Composer: Manisharma; Camera: Sameer Reddy; Rating: *Shakthi, ... Read more...

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Vaughan expects Strauss to quit one-day cricket following England’s World Cup exit


March 28th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28(ANI): Former England captain Michael Vaughan believes that Andrew Strauss may quit one-day cricket following the team's World Cup quarterfinal exit.England was knocked out of the World Cup following their ... Read more...

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Ponting not to rest for Bangladesh tour


March 17th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar 17 (ANI): Australia skipper Ricky Ponting is already looking beyond the World Cup, as he has no intention of taking rest for next month's tour of Bangladesh.The 36-year-old skipper missed ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s plea for retiring will be discussed Tuesday (Lead)


March 14th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 14 (IANS) The Dalai Lama's wish to shed his political authority is to figure at the Tibetan parliament-in-exile's session Tuesday as the spiritual leader said the move ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama’s message read in Tibetan parliament-in-exile


March 14th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 14 (IANS) The crucial session of the Tibetan parliament-in-exile began in this north Indian hill town Monday with the speaker reading out the Dalai Lama's message expressing his ... Read more...

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Scepticism rising in China, rues daily


March 1st, 2011 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 1 (IANS) A state-run Chinese newspaper said Tuesday that scepticism was on the rise in the country and that it was necessary to be patriotic.An editorial, "Which China do we ... Read more...

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Turkey congratulates Egyptian people


February 12th, 2011 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 12 (IANS) Turkey, which had called on Egyptian leaders to ensure a democratic solution to the political unrest, Friday congratulated the people of the Arab country after the announcement of ... Read more...

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‘Ee Sanje’ best avoided (Kannada movie review, Rating: *)


January 29th, 2011 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Ee Sanje"; Cast: Arya, Sanjjana, Rangayana Raghu, Kishor, Sathyajith and others; Director: Sree; Producer: Balaji Singh; Music: Jai Shivu; Camera: Shankar; Rating: *The first thing that comes to ... Read more...

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Capello in dark about appointment of new England football coach


January 16th, 2011 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.16 (ANI): Italian Fabio Capello has been left in the dark over the appointment of a new English coach to the national team set-up.Football Association general secretary Alex Horne revealed ... Read more...

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Obama’s policies on terror ‘as tough if not tougher’ than Bush: Bush officials


December 27th, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 27 (ANI): Two top officials from George W Bush's administration have said that the US President Barack Obama's administration is as tough as Bush, if not tougher, on its ... Read more...

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GSLV launch suffers technical failure at Stage One


December 25th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Dec 25 (ANI): The launch of India's latest communication satellite GSAT-5P on board GSLV-F06 vehicle from the Sriharikota rocket launch centre in Tamil Nadu failed on Saturday due to technical ... Read more...

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