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Debates, controversies should not hamper investment: Antony


September 12th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 12 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Wednesday said debates and controversies should not come in the way of investments for the development of Kerala.Speaking at the inaugural session ... Read more...

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Quota bill not to divert attention: Congress


September 6th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The job promotion quota bill was meant for social justice, the Congress said Thursday, a day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) called the ... Read more...

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Apologetic Adriano receives warning


September 5th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 5 (IANS) Troubled striker Adriano has been forced to make a public apology after missing a compulsory training session just two weeks after signing a new ... Read more...

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MNS threatens to disrupt shooting of ‘Sur-Kshetra’ (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) has warned TV channels Colors and Sahara to stop airing the programme "Sur-Kshetra" that features Pakistani vocalists or face "consequences"."We ... Read more...

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MNS threatens TV channels featuring Pakistanis


August 30th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) has warned TV channels Colors and Sahara to stop airing the programme "Sur-Kshetra" that features Pakistani vocalists or face "consequences"."We are ... Read more...

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SLC provides ICC with cricket corruption tapes


August 13th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 13 (IANS) The Sri Lankan cricket board Monday handed over a taped conversation to the International Cricket Council (ICC) which surrounds allegations of an alleged corruption attempt.Sri Lanka ... Read more...

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Haryana minister not new to controversy


August 5th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 5 (IANS) Haryana's Minister of State for Home Gopal Kanda, whose name has cropped up in the suicide of a former flight attendant in Delhi Sunday, is not ... Read more...

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Haj pilgrims caught in fight over Nizam’s Makkah buildings


August 3rd, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 3 (IANS) Over 350 Haj pilgrims selected for free accommodation in the 'rubath' (buildings) of the former Nizam of Hyderabad in Makkah are caught in a fight between ... Read more...

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Alcoholism nearly cost Cicinho his career


August 2nd, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 2 (IANS) Former Brazil defender Cicinho has admitted his alcohol addiction almost cost him his career in football.The 32-year-old, now playing with Brazilian Serie A ... Read more...

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Critics are my lucky charm: Director Rohit Shetty (Interview)


July 4th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Other people might fear critics but not director Rohit Shetty, who believes they are his lucky charm - every film they trash goes on to ... Read more...

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Goa cricket body expels former head’s son for six years


June 25th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 25 (IANS) The Goa Cricket Association (GCA) has expelled Ranji player Ganeshraj Narvekar for six years after he was accused of forging a birth certificate to play in ... Read more...

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Underwood upsets fans by supporting gay marriage


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 23 (IANS) Singer Carrie Underwood's fans are upset after she expressed support for gay marriage. But she says she usually likes staying away from controversies, and prefers concentrating ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna delighted at having their way


June 21st, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna Thursday said they are excited about representing India in the men's doubles competition at the London Olympics after having ... Read more...

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Never attack personal life in spoofs: Cyrus Sahukar


June 11th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) From "Pidhu" to "Semi Girebal", veejay-turned-actor Cyrus Sahukar has managed to spoof a lot of celebrities so far. But he has a golden rule ... Read more...

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Former army chief documents life, views in memoir (With Image)


June 10th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Ethics, morality and corruption are issues that are gaining more relevance particularly with regard to conduct of officers in higher ranks, says former army chief ... Read more...

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Stampede during ‘fish prasadam’ distribution, 20 injured


June 8th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 8 (IANS) At least 20 people were injured in a stampede here Friday during the distribution of the famous 'fish prasadam' medicine that some believe provides miraculous relief ... Read more...

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Karl Lagerfeld’s cat launches her own Twitter account


June 7th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, June 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Karl Lagerfeld’s beautiful white Siamese cat, Choupette, is currently receiving media attention. The animal, which has recently become the favorite cat in the world of fashion, has ... Read more...

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Indian Army has become more transparent, says V.K. Singh


May 31st, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The functioning of the Indian Army has become more transparent in the last few years and its mindset has changed, said the outgoing army chief, ... Read more...

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I can also fail, ashamed of Wankhede scuffle: SRK (Roundup)


May 30th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Recent failures and scuffles have not only taught Shah Rukh Khan many lessons but the superstar has also apologised for his high-handed attitude. He confesses ... Read more...

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I’ve realised I can also fail: SRK


May 30th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan, who is on a high after Kolkata Knight Riders' won the fifth season of Indian Premier League (IPL), says his bad experiences ... Read more...

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Indian Army chief lampoons retired officer for complaint(Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, May 30 (IANS) Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh Wednesday lampooned retired Lieutenant General Tejinder Singh for filing a complaint against him with the defence ministry for defaming ... Read more...

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Karan Singh declines comment on interlocutors’ report


May 25th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 25 (IANS) Member of the erstwhile royal family of Jammu and Kashmir and senior Congress leader Karan Singh Friday refused to comment on the report of the three ... Read more...

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Lucky to be away from any controversy: Akshay Kumar


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan and Saif Ali Khan have recently been in the midst of controversies, but Akshay Kumar says he has been lucky not to ... Read more...

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Kirti Azad on hunger strike against IPL’s functioning


May 20th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Former cricketer and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Kirti Azad Sunday sat on a hunger strike with several other people against the way the ... Read more...

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Controversies not new for Pomersbach


May 18th, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Australian crickter Luke Pomersbach, who was arrested here Thursday for allegedly molesting an American woman, has had a controversial past. Back home, he has been ... Read more...

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Kirti Azad to fast against IPL


May 18th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Demanding that the Indian Premier League (IPL) be "closed", Bharatiya Janata Party MP and former cricketer Kirti Azad Friday said he would go on ... Read more...

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Race to Raisina Hill: Pranab has his nose ahead (Comment)


May 5th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
For once, the Congress seems to have been able to get its act together on the presidential poll with its two possible candidates, Hamid Ansari and Pranab Mukherjee, running ahead ... Read more...

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New Noida CEO, chairman appointed


May 4th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 4 (IANS) After lying vacant for 49 days, the posts of the chairman and CEO of Noida, neighbouring New Delhi, were filled Friday with the Uttar Pradesh government ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Journalist slain in Brazil


April 25th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 25 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian political reporter and blogger Decio Sa was gunned down at a bar in Sao Luis, capital of the northern state of Maranhao, police ... Read more...

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Assocham for tax sops to promote SEZs


April 22nd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 22 (IANS) Tax exemptions and related benefits were imperative to promote special economic zones (SEZs) across the country as they account for 30 percent of total exports and ... Read more...

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No decision yet on Adriano, says Flamengo president


April 21st, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rio De Janeiro, April 21 (IANS) Flamengo Football Club president Patricia Amorim says the club is still undecided about whether to re-sign troubled striker Adriano.Amorim also said there was no ... Read more...

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Among colleagues, Indian Army chief’s popularity intact


April 15th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The better part of Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh's over two-year tenure may have been marked by controversies ranging from his age records ... Read more...

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Puttaparthi readies for Sai Baba’s death anniversary


April 12th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 12 (IANS) Puttaparthi town in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district is gearing up for the first anniversary of the passing away of Sathya Sai Baba, who had millions of ... Read more...

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Sibal welcomes apex court decision on RTE


April 12th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal Thursday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict upholding the constitutional validity of the right to education (RTE) act that mandates ... Read more...

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Army chief blames ‘rogue elements’ for controversy


April 7th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh has blamed "rogue elements" in the bureaucracy for stroking controversies and denied any rift between him and Defence Minister ... Read more...

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