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Balance security with internet freedom: US tells India


August 24th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) Asking India to strike a balance between national security and importance of online freedom, the US has said it stands ready to assist US social media ... Read more...

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Stewart, Pattinson had family plans


August 8th, 2012 - 9:39 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 8 (IANS) Actors Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, who have been together for four years, had reportedly been talking about starting a family before Stewart wrecked their ... Read more...

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Southampton City Council ordered to stop recording taxi conversations


July 25th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Southampton, July 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Information Commissioner Christopher Graham has said that the city council should not record taxi conversations. He also added that the Southampton City Council should respect the privacy ... Read more...

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Rajesh Khanna: The custodian of his own famous avatar (Tribute)


July 18th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
In an unexpectedly deep and thoughtful comment Jatin Khanna once described himself as the "custodian" of his own movie screen avatar Rajesh Khanna."I am Jatin (his real name). I ... Read more...

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Wearing thong was daunting task for McConaughey


July 11th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Actor Matthew McConaughey used to wear a thong on the sets of "Magic Mike" to get used to the skimpy underwear.The 42-year-old admits donning the skimpy ... Read more...

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Beware of the power of suggestions!


June 7th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 7 (IANS) Deliberate suggestions can influence how people perform in learning and memory tasks, which products they prefer and how they respond to supplements and medicines, a study ... Read more...

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US wants more steps to solve Eurozone crisis


June 5th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 4 (IANS) The White House has called on the European nations to take more steps to solve the worsening Eurozone crisis, saying the markets view the measures ... Read more...

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Woman accuses Bengal cop of misbehaving with her


May 17th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) A woman in South 24 Parganas district near here has lodged a complaint against a police station chief for allegedly misbehaving with her, police said Thursday."We ... Read more...

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Obama supports gay marriage


May 10th, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 10 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has announced his support for the same-sex marriage by making a complete U-turn on his well-known opposition to the subject.Obama described ... Read more...

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Ponting not going anywhere: Micky Arthur


May 1st, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 1 (IANS) Australian coach Mickey Arthur said Tuesday that former captain Ricky Ponting was very much in the reckoning to play in next year's Ashes series in England.Ponting ... Read more...

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Penelope Cruz could star with Bardem in `The Counselor’


April 20th, 2012 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 20 (IANS/EFE) Penelope Cruz could star with her husband Javier Bardem in the Ridley Scott drama "The Counselor", The Hollywood Reporter said Thursday.Cruz and Bardem ... Read more...

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Assange-hosted TV show to debut in Russia


April 13th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A 10-part political discussion hosted by Julian Assange, founder of whistleblowing website WikiLeaks, will be broadcast on the Russia Today television channel starting April 17."The ... Read more...

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US working with India to reduce dependence on Iran oil


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) The United States has said it's "working hard" with India to see if it can help reduce its dependence on Iranian crude and find alternative sources ... Read more...

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Sanders praises Kristen Stewart


March 20th, 2012 - 6:36 am ICT by IANS
London, March 20 (IANS) Director Rupert Sanders who teamed up with actress Kristen Stewart in "Snow White and the Huntsman" has showered praises on his leading lady.Sanders said he enjoyed ... Read more...

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Sanctions on India over Iran? US says reports highly speculative (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 16 (IANS) Describing media reports that America has threatened India with sanctions if it does not reduce its Iranian oil imports by June-end as "highly speculative", US ... Read more...

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Consumers tell lies to get rewards (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 16 (IANS) Consumers who tell lies during a service encounter are more satisfied than truth tellers when their lying fetches them rewards."Although we might expect that a positive ... Read more...

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Consumers can tell lies to get rewards


March 16th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 16 (IANS) Consumers who resort to lies during a service encounter are more satisfied than truth tellers when their lying fetches them rewards."Although we might expect that a ... Read more...

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Dharun Ravi doesn’t testify in US student spying case


March 13th, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 13 (IANS) As the defence rested its case Indian American student Dharun Ravi did not take the stand to defend himself against charges that he spied on ... Read more...

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EU suggests ‘bilateral track’ to resolve India-Italy row


March 10th, 2012 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Brussels/Copenhagen, March 10 (IANS) European Union (EU) foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton has said the EU is "ready to work closely" to help resolve the issue of two Italian soldiers ... Read more...

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US mounts pressure on India, China to stop Iran oil


February 29th, 2012 - 11:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 29 (IANS) Asserting that it was going to "to keep an absolute foot on the pedal" the United States says it's having "very intense and very blunt conversations" ... Read more...

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A delight to watch ‘The Artist’: Big B


February 26th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan, who is recuperating at home after abdominal surgeries, is enjoying a "no time-table" life. Apart from doing other things, he watched Oscar nominated ... Read more...

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US pushing India to ‘wean’ from Iran oil


February 22nd, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) The United States continues to talk with India to encourage it to reduce its dependence on Iranian crude, but would not say what progress it has ... Read more...

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Lindsay makes a comeback as ‘Saturday Night Live’ host


February 20th, 2012 - 5:02 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 20 (IANS) Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan was so keen to make her comeback with the comedy show "Saturday Night Live" that she herself approached executive producer ... Read more...

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Wean from Iranian crude, US tells India, Pakistan (Lead)


February 18th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) Washington has said it was talking to India, Pakistan, Russia, and China about what they can do to "wean themselves" from Iranian crude as the US ... Read more...

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CA has to improve communication with fans: Sutherland


February 18th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 18 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland admitted that it needs to improve communication between national selectors and the public to avoid situations like a public ... Read more...

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US asking India to ‘wean’ from Iranian crude


February 18th, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 18 (IANS) As the US imposed new sanctions against Iran, Washington said it was talking to India, Pakistan, Russia, and China about what they can do, particularly to ... Read more...

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Beyonce to bounce back with two albums


February 17th, 2012 - 9:05 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Motherhood hasn't let Beyonce Knowles to slow down on the work front. She is working on two new albums post the birth of her baby ... Read more...

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Radia tapes: SC notice to government on Tata plea


February 16th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday issued notice to the central government on a plea by Tata Sons chairman Ratan Tata seeking a copy of the income ... Read more...

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US to discuss Tibet situation with China


February 11th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 11 (IANS) The issue of increased tensions and violations of human rights in Tibet will come up for discussion during Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping's visit to ... Read more...

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Working for change in UP: A lot can be done (Comment, With Image)


February 9th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
This isn't a work of fiction, nor is it constructed to bash politicians or start a revolution, especially at a time when this sprawling state is going to the polls. It's ... Read more...

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US to continue supporting Afghan peace process: Envoy


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:42 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Jan 23 (IANS) US special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan Marc Grossman has said Washington would continue to support the Afghan peace process."The ultimate goal of our efforts ... Read more...

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Abidal to stay at Barcelona until 2013


January 17th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 17 (IANS) FC Barcelona have announced an agreement to extend the contract of French international left-back Eric Abidal till 2013.Abidal's original contract was due to expire at the ... Read more...

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No rift in Indian dressing room: Dravid


January 11th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 11 (IANS) India's veteran batsman Rahul Dravid Wednesday rubbished Australian media reports of a rift in the dressing room and defended the decision of some of the players ... Read more...

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‘Persistence pays in wooing women’


December 15th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) In the mating game, no matter how many times they're rebuffed, overconfident men never give up and can ultimately be successful, say researchers. The more such ... Read more...

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Internet diminished when information deleted: Clinton


December 9th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The internet is diminished when "ideas are blocked, information deleted, conversations stifled, and people constrained in their choices", US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ... Read more...

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