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Moderate Hurriyat issues notice to three leaders


June 1st, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 31 (IANS) The moderate Hurriyat conference headed by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Thursday decided to issue a show cause notice to three of its leaders for "violating" its constitution ... Read more...

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Publisher regrets suggesting Obama assassination


January 22nd, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) A Jewish newspaper columnist has apologised for suggesting that Israel assassinate US President Barack Obama.Andrew Adler wrote that ordering Obama's assassination could be one of ... Read more...

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Mayawati could be jailed for corruption: Uma Bharti


November 28th, 2011 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 28 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti Monday reiterated her controversial threat to "set afire Walmart outlets", but said she has nothing in common with ... Read more...

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Kejriwal attacker threatens hunger strike


October 22nd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) Jitendra Pathak, who attacked social activist Arvind Kejriwal, Saturday said he would observe an indefinite hunger strike if Anna Hazare failed to provide a "satisfactory ... Read more...

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Deadlock over Dikshit stalls parliament again (Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The logjam in parliament continued for the second day Tuesday with the opposition persisting with its demand for the ouster of Delhi Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Moily disapproves Kerala MP’s anti-judiciary remarks


February 15th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 15 (ANI): Disapproving the remarks made by a Kerala MP against the judiciary, Union Law and Justice Minister M. Veerappa Moily on Tuesday said everybody should respect the judiciary and ... Read more...

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Azam Khan’s controversial remarks on Kashmir provokes harsh criticism


December 22nd, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by ANI
Badayun, Lucknow, Kanpur, Dec 22 (ANI): The controversial statement of Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan on whether Kashmir is a part of India has invited ire and harsh reaction from ... Read more...

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After azadi remark, Kashmir minister shares dias with Omar


December 9th, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 9 (IANS) A day after Chief Minister Omar Abdullah hinted at action against Health Minister Sham Lal Sharma for his controversial statement on "azadi" for Kashmir, the two appeared together ... Read more...

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Congress spokespersons sent to classroom to battle corruption, media trial heat


December 6th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
By Sitesh DwivediNew Delhi, Dec. 6 (ANI): The Congress party is holding a daylong classroom for its spokespersons to enable them to deal competently with complex issues such as corruption and ... Read more...

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Neeson sparks fury after linking Christ-based Narnia role with Mohammad


December 4th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 04 (ANI): Actor Liam Neeson, who voices the character of lion, in the latest Narnia film, has sparked fury after claiming that his role Aslan - the symbol of Christ ... Read more...

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Ali Merchant And Anchal Kumar Out Of Bigg Boss 4


November 15th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The much-dreaded and highly awaited day of eviction in the 'Bigg Boss' house had come again. And this time it’s Anchal Kumar who was shown the door. The 31-year-old ... Read more...

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Glenn Beck Comes Under Fire For Holocaust Remark About George Soros


November 14th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Conservative radio-host Glenn Beck has come under fire after he made a controversial statement against Hungarian-American financier George Soros. On his programs "The Glenn Beck Program", ... Read more...

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This Time Matt Lauer Angers Kanye West


November 12th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kanye West appeared on Matt Lauer's 'Today Show' recently and confronted the interviewer about some of his previous controversies. The rapper, however, lost his cool during ... Read more...

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Sex is the price women pay for relationships: Stephen Fry


October 31st, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 31 (ANI): Broadcaster and writer Stephen Fry has made a controversial statement on female sexuality, saying that they do not enjoy having sex.In an interview with Attitude Magazine, the openly ... Read more...

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PCB should clean up mess: Zaheer Abbas


October 17th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 17 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is doing one blunder after another, thus taking the national cricket to the edge of a disaster, former captain Zaheer Abbas has said."I ... Read more...

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Musharraf accuses India of supporting terrorist activities inside Pakistan


October 11th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 11(ANI): Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has reportedly accused India's external intelligence agency, Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), of supporting terrorist activities inside Pakistan.Musharraf said that India was involved ... Read more...

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Musharraf does a volte-face on ‘Pak trained militants to fight in Kashmir’ statement


October 9th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): Days after candidly admitting that Pakistan trained underground militant groups to fight against India in Kashmir because it felt that was the only way to bring India ... Read more...

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‘Characterless’ Musharraf ‘threat to Pak integrity following ‘Kashmir statement’: Opp


October 7th, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 7 (ANI): Enraged by former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf's candid confession that Pakistan trained underground militant groups to fight against India in Kashmir, the opposition leader, Chaudhry Nisar Ali ... Read more...

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Rick Sanchez Fired For Comments Against Jon Stewart


October 3rd, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Cuban American TV news anchor Rick Sanchez was shown the door by CNN on Friday after he made a controversial comment on Pete Dominick's 'Sirius ... Read more...

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Don’t vilify judges: Pakistan Supreme Court


October 3rd, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 3 (IANS) In a rare statement, the Supreme Court of Pakistan has warned against "unwarranted and uncalled for comments" on the court's judgments, but welcomes fair comments in "temperate language" ... Read more...

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Brit lawyer advised PCB boss Butt to retract ‘England match throwing’ comments


October 1st, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 1 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ijaz Butt withdrew his 'England match throwing' comments after discussing the pros and cons of the case with his British lawyer.In the first ... Read more...

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CWG Organising Committee to look into expenses made on Hooper’s accommodation, says V.K.Malhotra


September 27th, 2010 - 9:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.27 (ANI): Vice Chairman of Commonwealth Games' Organizing Committee Vijay Kumar Malhotra on Monday said that the committee will look into the money being spent on C'wealth Games Federation's Chief ... Read more...

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Jesse Jackson’s Adds Giovanna Huidobro To His List Of Problems


September 22nd, 2010 - 8:05 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr has found himself in the news again for a reason that might just not help his campaign at all. Adding to the ... Read more...

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Railways funds for Games after checking credentials: Mamata


August 19th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said the Rs.100 crore her ministry promised for the Commonwealth Games would be released only after authenticity of the expenditure was ... Read more...

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Mamata lashes out at critics


August 19th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Seeking to silence her critics, Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday said that her "political friends" were conspiring against her by indulging in "blame game" over the ... Read more...

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Kamat’s remarks on Nehru, Bandodkar create new row


August 17th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 17 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat has triggered a major controversy here by blaming first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru and state's first chief minister Dayanand Bandodkar for the ... Read more...

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India willing to discuss all issues with Pak in a step-by-step approach : Krishna


August 5th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug 5 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S M Krishna on Thursday said India is willing to discuss all issues with Pakistan in a step-by-step approach to sort out differences with ... Read more...

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PFI a blot on Muslims in Kerala, says IUML MP


July 23rd, 2010 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
By T.G. Biju New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Denouncing a radical Muslim group in Kerala as a blot on Muslims, a senior leader of the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) has urged ... Read more...

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Himalayan glaciers won’t shrink by 2035


June 11th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 11 (ANI): Global warming will not shrink the Himalayan glaciers that feed Asia's five largest rivers by 2035, as was previously believed, according to the most detailed analysis yet of ... Read more...

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No problem selling diseased buffaloes to public: Lanong


June 9th, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 9 (IANS) Meghalaya Deputy Chief Minister Bindo M. Lanong Wednesday made yet another remark that could well spell trouble for himself and the government. He told the state assembly that ... Read more...

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Congress playing votebank politics for Telangana: Gadkari


June 7th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, June 7 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari has accused the Congress of indulging in votebank politics for establishing its influence in the Telangana region.Addressing media persons here ... Read more...

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Malaysian woman supports hubby’s ‘regular sex’ admission


June 6th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 06 (ANI): The wife of a teacher in Malaysia, who said reading and having sex every night kept him energetic during the day, has defended her husband's comments.Alias Ismail, ... Read more...

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Khushboo likely to join DMK


May 14th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, May 14 (ANI): Popular south Indian actress Khushboo is all set to enter into politics by joining Tamil Nadu's ruling Dravida Munnetra Kazagam (DMK).Khushboo who was given the all clear by ... Read more...

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TS Nagabharana forced to resign


May 5th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): TS Nagabharana's (the President of the Karnataka Film Academy - KFA) controversial statement has rubbed the Kannada Film Directors Association (KFDA) the wrong way. The upset directors ... Read more...

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I believe in what I said: Khushboo


April 28th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) With the apex court giving her a clean chit Wednesday, southern actress Khushboo said she stood by her comments on pre-marital sex and live-in relationships and that ... Read more...

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