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Kerala a friendly place for manufacturing units: Apollo Tyres


September 13th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) Contrary to general perception, Kerala is a friendly place to locate manufacturing units, Apollo Tyres Chairman Onkar S. Kanwar said Thursday.He said labour unions in the ... Read more...

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Never blamed Nobbs for London debacle: Shivendra


August 24th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) India's star forward Shivendra Singh said it was not chief coach Michael Nobbs but the team's planning that was responsible for the eight-time Olympic champions' ... Read more...

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IMG-Reliance plan football academy, stadiums’ make-over (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) All India Football Federation's (AIFF) marketing partners IMG-Reliance Thursday proposed a centre for excellence in Baroda and have also come up with a plan to ... Read more...

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Jolie-Pitt marriage not soon


August 21st, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 21 (IANS) Contrary to media reports, it seems Angelina Jolie, who is engaged to Brad Pitt, is not keen to tie the knot.The couple was recently ... Read more...

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Russian warships hold drills in Mediterranean


August 11th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian joint naval task force on a training mission in the Mediterranean has conducted two-day tactical exercises with live-firing drills, the defense ministry said.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Morrissey’s comments on Olympics raise a buzz


August 6th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Morrissey is comparing the London 2012 Olympics to the Nazi Germany. He says that the enthusiasm that the people of Great Britain have for their Olympics team ... Read more...

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Karl Lagerfeld: ‘I don’t like Pippa Middleton’s face’


August 1st, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The fashion designer is at it again, Karl Lagerfeld has been quoted saying he doesn’t like Pippa Middleton’s face. This is the same man who wasted no ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pattinson not ready to face media?


August 1st, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 1 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson is reportedly shying away from facing the media after being cheated on by his "Twilight" co-star Kristen Stewart -- he is even ... Read more...

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Crowds swell as Ramdev comes to Team Anna’s fast site (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) There were thin crowds at the venue as Team Anna's fast at Jantar Mantar entered its third day Friday but the scene changed dramatically ... Read more...

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Thin crowd on third day of Team Anna’s fast


July 27th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Team Anna's fast at Delhi's Jantar Mantar for a stringent anti-corruption Lokpal bill entered its third day Friday, with the crowds still remaining thin.There ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Recreativo de Huelva fans protest over Minnie Mouse kit


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Madrid, July 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Spanish club Recreativo de Huelva unveiled their new football kit for the current season and then all hell broke loose, over the design of the kit.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Adarsh Society land belongs to defence, says Antony


July 21st, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday asserted that the land in the city on which the controversial Adarsh Society stands belongs to the defence ministry.He said that ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Eddie Murphy and Rocsi Diaz deny relationship


July 16th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) BET’s 106 & Park host Rocsi Diaz has poured cold water on the hot rumor that she is in a relationship with Hollywood comedian Eddie Murphy. ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Adele’s due date is in September


July 11th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Adele’s due date is in September. She is expecting her first child with Simon Konecki. Both of them wanted to keep the pregnancy a secret for ... Read more...

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Shettar meets Gowda, says will speak after taking oath


July 8th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 8 (IANS) Karnataka Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar, who will be the new chief minister, Sunday declined to comment on his imminent elevation, replacing D. V. Sadananda ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

We don’t spy on neighbours, asserts India (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India Friday said it does not indulge in spying on its neighbours, including Pakistan, and dismissed the claim of Surjeet Singh, the Indian who was ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

We don’t spy on neighbours, asserts India


June 29th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) India Friday said it does not indulge in spying on its neighbours, including Pakistan, and dismissed the claim of Surjeet Singh, the Indian who was ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kidnapped Chile star to stay in Brazil for a month


June 16th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 16 (IANS) Jorge Valdivia of Chile, who was kidnapped with his wife briefly, has agreed to remain at Brazilian club Palmeiras until at least the end ... Read more...

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Bar foreign educational institutions: CPI-M


June 1st, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The CPI-M Friday asked the government not to allow foreign educational institutions into India.The Communist Party of India-Marxist said Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal ... Read more...

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West Bengal in no hurry to repeal act


May 16th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) A West Bengal official Wednesday defended the government's decision not to repeal the Urban Land (Ceiling and Regulation) Act, an eyesore for developers, saying other ... Read more...

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Binayak Sen urges ‘intolerant’ Bengal to change policies


May 4th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) In the wake of the forcible eviction of people from slums in eastern Kolkata, human rights activist Binayak Sen Friday accused the West Bengal government ... Read more...

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President forgoes post-retirement accommodation in Pune


April 27th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil will forgo her post-retirement accommodation in Pune following allegations of land grabbing and "misgivings" continuing to persist "despite clarifications" being made, ... Read more...

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Congress, NCP score well in five civic bodies’ polls


April 16th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Contrary to expectations, the ruling Congress-Nationalist Congress Party combine performed well in the elections to five municipal corporations, results of which were declared here Monday.Polling ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Jail attack sign of Taliban’s strength: daily


April 16th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 16 (IANS) The audacious Taliban attack on a jail in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province that freed about 400 prisoners is a demonstration of their physical and logistical strength, ... Read more...

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Balotelli wants to stay with Manchester City


April 13th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 13 (IANS) Italian striker Mario Balotelli said he had no plans to leave Manchester City despite reports of rifts between him and manager Roberto Mancini.Mancini had said ... Read more...

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Philippine population reaches 92.34 million


April 10th, 2012 - 4:19 am ICT by IANS
Manila, April 10 (IANS) The Philippine population grew at a slower pace to reach 92.34 million, according to the country's latest census report.National Statistics Office administrator Carmelita Ericta said Monday ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Dilshan fined by ICC for excessive appealing


April 6th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 6 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Tillakaratne Dilshan has been fined 10 per cent of his match fee after being found guilty of breaching the International Cricket Council (ICC) code ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chinese couples opting for faked wedding albums


April 5th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 5 (IANS) Rising cost of a wedding photo-shoot is forcing some Chinese couples to get their wedding albums prepared with the help of morphing offered by various online ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Rahul ‘The Wall’ Dravid hangs up Test boots (Roundup)


March 9th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) The curtains finally came down on "The Wall" as India's favourite cricketing son and icon Rahul Sharad Dravid announced his retirement from international and first-class ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Dravid ‘The Wall’ calls it a day from Tests (Second Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) One of India's favourite cricketing sons and icon Rahul Sharad Dravid announced his retirement from international and first-class domestic cricket at a packed media conference ... Read more...

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Pyongyang protests US-South Korea military drill


March 4th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, March 4 (IANS) Pyongyang Sunday protested against the ongoing joint US-South Korean military exercise in South Korea.South Korea and the US launched a two-month joint military exercise, code-named Foal ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Not writing any memoir on my pregnancy: Lara Dutta


February 17th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Lara Dutta is loving every bit of motherhood. But contrary to reports, actress clarifies that she has no plans to pen a book about her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Grant still on board ‘Bridget Jones..’ sequel


February 4th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 4 (IANS) Contrary to the reports, actor Hugh Grant is still signed on for the third instalment of "Bridget Jones Dairy" movie, confirm movie bosses.Rumours were abuzz that ... Read more...

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Dutch government approves burqa ban


January 28th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
The Hague, Jan 28 (IANS) The Dutch government Friday approved a ban on face-covering clothing, such as a burqa, a niqab, a forage cap, or a full face helmet, reported ... Read more...

Posted in World |

I opted out of ‘Sahib Biwi…’ sequel: Neil


January 28th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Contrary to the producer's claim that Neil Nitin Mukesh was dropped for the "Sahib, Biwi Aur Gangster" sequel, the actor says he was the one who ... Read more...

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