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Mamata expresses shock on FDI notification


September 21st, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Thursday expressed shock over the central government notifying FDI in retail, and questioned the creditability of ... Read more...

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Obama campaign hits back at Indian-American’s ‘2016′ film


September 12th, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) The Obama campaign has hit back at an anti-Obama film by an Indian-American conservative author that has rocked the box office since last month's Republican ... Read more...

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Congress questions CAG’s credibility on coal report


September 10th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Congress Monday attacked the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), India's official auditor, by questioning the credibility of its report on the coal blocks ... Read more...

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Austerity necessary to regain credibility: Greek PM


September 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Athens, Sep 9 (IANS) Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras has stressed that a fresh austerity package under discussion is necessary to regain credibility and overcome the threatening debt crisis."We are ... Read more...

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Judicial activism shouldn’t erode constitutional principles: President (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 8 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday cautioned against judicial activism resulting in the erosion of constitutional principles of separation of powers between the three pillars of state ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan on Time cover as India’s ‘first superstar-activist’ (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Aamir Khan's hugely successful TV show "Satyamev Jayate", that focusing on burning issues facing India and ways of tackling them, has landed him on the ... Read more...

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59 percent of Indian students to Britain fake: Report


July 25th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) A total of about 63,000 fake students entered Britain in 2011, and 59 percent of the total number of Indian pupils were bogus, a report by ... Read more...

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Time magazine terms Manmohan Singh underachiever


July 8th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Time magazine has termed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh an "underachiever", flaying him for not acting decisively when the country's economy was slowing.The magazine features ... Read more...

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Travolta in legal trouble over alleged gay encounters


June 23rd, 2012 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 23 (IANS) John Travolta has landed into another legal problem after an author who wrote a book about the Hollywood star's alleged gay encounters has filed a ... Read more...

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US denounces civilians’ killings in Syria


June 8th, 2012 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 8 (IANS) The White House has denounced the reported killings of civilians in the Qubair village in Syria's Hama province, calling for joint efforts in support of a ... Read more...

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Court order on plea against Kejriwal June 27 (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday reserved its order till June 27 on registering a first information report against Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly lowering ... Read more...

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Coup story was blown out of proportion: Army chief


May 26th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh Friday said the story that suggested a coup bid on the basis of movement of two key army units ... Read more...

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Case against Ramdev: Court asks police to file reply


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A court here Tuesday asked Delhi Police to file reply in a case against yoga guru Baba Ramdev for allegedly giving an objectionable speech against ... Read more...

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PM hails Agni-V milestone


April 19th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday hailed India's successful Agni-V long-range nuclear-capable ballistic missile test as "another milestone" in the country's "quest for security, preparedness ... Read more...

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Bloggers: Latest brand ambassadors to sell products


April 17th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) A friend asks you to try a product she vouches for. Chances are you will go ahead and buy it the next time you ... Read more...

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Ramnarine resigns as WIPA president


March 27th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), March 27 (IANS/CMC) Combative West Indies Players Association (WIPA) chief Dinanath Ramnarine has resigned as head of the organisation.In brief statement posted on the WIPA website Monday, ... Read more...

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PDP scripted new chapter in Kashmir’s history: Mufti


March 25th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 25 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and patron of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) Mufti Mohammad Sayeed Sunday said his party has "scripted a new chapter ... Read more...

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Publishers create phony best-seller lists


March 20th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 20 (IANS) Amazon China said it has taken steps to curb the practice of publishing houses that manipulate results of bestseller lists.The top-selling lists are supposed to offer ... Read more...

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Fitch slashes British debt outlook (Lead)


March 15th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) Fitch Ratings Wednesday revised the outlook of Britain's Long-term Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) from "stable" to "negative", citing the country's high debt levels and gloomy economic ... Read more...

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Wen warns of revolution if reforms don’t take place (Second Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 14 (IANS) China needs reforms not just in the economic sector but also in in political structures, Premier Wen Jiabao said Wednesday. He warned that "historical tragedies as ... Read more...

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Wen says China needs political reform (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 14 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said Wednesday that China needed not only economic reform but also political reform, especially the reform of the leadership system of the ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell wants Adele for ‘The X Factor’


March 13th, 2012 - 6:18 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 13 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell, who recently fired Paula Abdul and Nicole Scherzinger from the judging panel of "The X Factor", wants Grammy winner Adele to ... Read more...

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New Zealand board rubbishes match-fixing report


March 12th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 12 (IANS) The New Zealand Cricket (NZC) rubbished a English media report that claimed that some its players were involved in match-fixing, terming the allegations "baseless" and "irresponsible".NZC ... Read more...

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‘Vicky Donor’ will lend credibility to sperm donation: John


March 9th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Actor John Abarahm believes that the way "Dostana" helped people shed their inhibitions about homosexuality, his maiden home production "Vicky Donor" will give the issue of ... Read more...

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Expect good result for assembly polls: Gadkari


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) With the assembly election results to be out next week, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Friday said the party has done its ... Read more...

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Amanda Seyfried talks about her latest project ‘Gone’


February 27th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Amanda Seyfried’s latest project is Gone. She plays the role of Jill Conway in the movie which was released for the theaters last Friday (the ... Read more...

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French police detain former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn


February 23rd, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn was detained overnight by the French police in connection with investigation into alleged illegal sex ring. Strauss presented himself to investigators in ... Read more...

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Are Vanessa Bryant and Kobe back together?


February 16th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Vanessa Bryant was at the game between the Lakers and the Hawks on Valentine’s Day. After the game, Vanessa and estranged husband Kobe Bryant were seen ... Read more...

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Diganth-Aindrita starrer ‘Parijatha’ must V-Day watch (Kannada Movie Review)


February 12th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Parijatha": Cast: Diganth, Aindrita Ray, Sharan, Mukyamanthri Chandru, Kadhal Dandapani and Padmaja Rao; Director: Prabhu Sreenivas; Composer: Mano Murthy; Camera: Srinivas Devasam; Rating: ***"Parijatha" starring Diganth and Aindrita, who share ... Read more...

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Charges against Chidambaram politically motivated: Sibal


February 4th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The government Saturday said Home Minister P. Chidambaram was not responsible for the 2G spectrum scam and that charges against him were "politically motivated".The ... Read more...

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Spain unveils new rules to shore up banking sector


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:03 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 3 (IANS/EFE) The government has outlined a programme aimed at shoring up Spain's ailing financial sector.The goal of the overhaul is to achieve in short order a healthier ... Read more...

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CBI questions Jagan’s relative


January 24th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 24 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday questioned Sunil Reddy, a relative of YSR Congress party chief Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, in a case related to the ... Read more...

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‘Underworld: Awakening’ - slick rebooting of the franchise (IANS Movie Review)


January 20th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Underworld: Awakening"; Cast: Kate Beckinsale, Michael Ealy, India Eisley; Directors: Måns Mårlind, Bjorn Stein. Rating ***The "Underworld" franchise has never been about great cinema. This unselfconscious series has been about ... Read more...

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Congress facing dual incumbency in Goa: Jaitley


January 15th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 15 (IANS) The Congress is facing a "dual incumbency" factor in Goa, with both the Congress-led governments in the state and centre ridden with scandals and maladministration, ... Read more...

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Principal faints after students shout at him


January 12th, 2012 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 11 (IANS) Harassment of principals and teachers continued in West Bengal, with the principal of a government college in Birbhum fainting Wednesday during a demonstration by the ... Read more...

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