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Indians must rise above caste, creed, colour and religion: Amitabh Bachchan (Interview)


August 31st, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) It's time for Indians to rise above the biases of caste, creed, colour and religion, says Indian cinema's icon Amitabh Bachchan who believes firmly that ... Read more...

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Court order promotes ‘balika vadhus’ among Muslims: Thackeray


June 8th, 2012 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Friday expressed concern over a recent Delhi High Court judgement allowing Muslim girls attaining puberty the right to get married."This is ... Read more...

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Mamata vents ire on corporates, media


February 28th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Lashing out at a section of media and corporate houses for trying to force her to take up anti-people policies, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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PM greets nation on Ravidas Jayanti


February 7th, 2012 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday greeted the nation on the occasion of Ravidas Jayanti.In a message, the prime minister said that Guru Ravidas was ... Read more...

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I’m a loner: Anthony Hopkins


January 30th, 2012 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Veteran actor Anthony Hopkins has admitted he is a loner who loves to stay at home watching reality TV shows.The 74-year-old says he prefers his own ... Read more...

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Caste discrimination a reality: Punia


January 19th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) People belonging to the Scheduled Castes still face discrimination in society, National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) chairman P.L. Punia said Thursday."After getting so many complains ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh sportspersons seek job quotas


January 17th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 16 (IANS) Sportspersons of Uttar Pradesh Monday appealed to all political parties to consider a two percent quota fotr them in all government jobs."While parties are talking about ... Read more...

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BJP to create 50 lakh jobs in Uttar Pradesh: Gadkari


November 17th, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 17 (IANS) Accusing the Congress, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and Samajwadi Party (SP) of having a tacit understanding, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari Thursday said ... Read more...

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Kejriwal meets Muslim clerics for Jan Lokpal movement


November 14th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 14 (IANS) Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal met several Muslim clerics and intellectuals here Monday to garner support from the minority community for the Jan Lokpal movement, officials ... Read more...

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Make Pakistan truly democratic: Zardari


August 14th, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) President Asif Ali Zardari has called upon the people to make Pakistan a truly modern, dynamic, progressive and democratic country, adding that much could have been ... Read more...

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Rakhi highlights importance of women in Indian society: PM


August 12th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday greeted the nation on the festival of Raksha Bandhan and said it fosters "community bonding" and also highlights the ... Read more...

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Unite like farmers to topple government, Rahul tells Uttar Pradesh youth (Lead)


July 22nd, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ballia (Uttar Pradesh), July 22 (IANS) Continuing his political campaign through Uttar Pradesh's hinterland, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday called on the youth of the state to unite ... Read more...

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Unite and fight for your rights, Rahul tells youth


July 22nd, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ballia (Uttar Pradesh), July 22 (IANS) Join hands and fight for your rights like the Bhatta-Parsaul farmers for the development of Uttar Pradesh, is the message Congress general secretary ... Read more...

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Pakistani Kashmir PM moots joint development fund for both sides


June 1st, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 1 (IANS) Sardar Attique Khan, the prime minister of Pakistan-administered Kashmir, wants the Jammu and Kashmir government's rehabilitation policy for militants to be extended to the entire ... Read more...

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No plan to kill or kidnap Rahul Bhatt: Headley


May 27th, 2011 - 2:57 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, May 27 (IANS) Self-confessed Pakistani-American terrorist David Headley Thursday denied that there was a plan to kill or kidnap Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt's son Rahul Bhatt.But testifying before a ... Read more...

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Pakistan determined to uproot “toxic brew” of terrorism: Zardari


April 13th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Ankara, April 13(ANI): Pakistan is determined to uproot the "toxic brew" of terrorism, which poses a threat to the country's security, President Asif Ali Zardari has said.Zardari, who is on a four-day ... Read more...

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Muslim Brotherhood in deal with military for big role in post-revolutionary Egypt?


March 25th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Cairo (Egypt), Mar 25(ANI): The Muslim Brotherhood, the banned Islamic group that is considered as Egypt's main political opposition, is reportedly poised to be at the forefront of post-revolutionary Egypt, having reached ... Read more...

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People celebrate heritage colour festival in Malwa


March 24th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
Malwa (Madhya Pradesh), Mar. 24 (ANI): People in Madhya Pradesh's Malwa region celebrated the cultural heritage festival of Rang Panchami here on Thursday.The festival was celebrated with an aim of keeping alive ... Read more...

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Reservation issue for minorities does not concern Muslims alone: Salman Khurshid


March 19th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 19 (ANI): Minister for Minority Affairs Salman Khurshid on Saturday said that reservation would be for all the minorities and not just for Muslims.While attending a rally on water ... Read more...

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Don’t harass Kashmiris, states told


February 3rd, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Acting on the advice of the interlocutors, the central government Thursday asked all state governments not to harass Kashmiris as that was causing them "a sense of ... Read more...

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Home Ministry advisory to states: Be sensitive with inquiries about Kashmir origin residents


February 3rd, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.3 (ANI): The Home Ministry has issued an advisory to state governmentes and Union Territories to be more sensitive while making inquiries about residents from Jammu and Kashmir.A ministry release ... Read more...

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Ricky Martin: Launches The Video Of ‘Best Thing About Me Is You’ Which Promotes Equality


January 12th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Ricky Martin is out with his first single, since he came out of the closest about his sexual orientation. Hence it’s not much of a surprise that his new single ... Read more...

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West Bengal CM concerned over soaring education costs


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Nov 23 (ANI) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee has expressed concern over the high cost of education, as underprivileged can't afford it.Speaking at a function here on Monday, Bhattacharjee said ... Read more...

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ADHD Rates Soar Among American Kids


November 12th, 2010 - 3:09 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to a new set of statistics, there are more and more American children who have been diagnosed with ADHD, with the rate of kids who are said ... Read more...

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Uthamaputhiran Faces Coimbatore Protests


November 11th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): 'Uthamaputhiran', the film which was having a spectacular run at the box office seems to have run into a spate of trouble lately. The film starring the young ... Read more...

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Robert Pattinson Does Not Consider Himself To Be A Musician


October 27th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Robert Pattinson does not seem to have a very good opinion about him, especially when it comes to his music. In fact, he thinks that he ... Read more...

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Gemma Arterton to get choosy


October 27th, 2010 - 1:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) Former Bond girl Gemma Arterton is going to be choosy with her role choices from now on, as she feels she has gained enough experience to be able ... Read more...

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Heated debate in Gujarat house on ’saffron terrorism’


September 7th, 2010 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 7 (IANS) Heated exchanges were witnessed in the Gujarat assembly here Tuesday during a discussion on the use of term "saffron terrorism" by union Home Minister P. Chidambaram recently. The ... Read more...

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Delhi to host Global Oneness Day concert on September 11


September 7th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.7 (ANI): Global Oneness Day will be celebrated in the national capital on September 11 this year.According to Gautam Ghosh Collective, the organisers of the event, a Global Oneness Day ... Read more...

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Digvijay objects to Chidambaram’s ’saffron terror’ remark


September 1st, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Taking on Home Minister P. Chidambaram, who was unapologetic about using the term "saffron terror", senior Congress leader Digvijay Singh Wednesday said he has objections to ... Read more...

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Chidambaram should withdraw saffron terror remark: Rajnath


August 28th, 2010 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajnath Singh Friday demanded that union Home Minister P. Chidambaram withdraw his remarks on "saffron terrorism" and termed it as a "conspiracy" ... Read more...

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Jobless husband cannot be forced to pay estranged wife: Court


August 27th, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday held that an unemployed man cannot be forced to pay maintenance to his estranged wife as, in an era of equality of ... Read more...

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Gemma Arterton says drama school made her serious


August 25th, 2010 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): 'Bond' girl Gemma Arterton has said that drama school made her serious and helped her become the star she's today."My parents are working class - mum's a ... Read more...

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Gemma Arterton wants serious roles


August 14th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 14 (IANS) British actress Gemma Arterton, who displayed her svelte figure in Bond film "Quantum of Solace", says she doesn't want to be typecast as a "hot girl", and wants ... Read more...

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Tripura celebrates `Kharchi’ festival


August 9th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI
By Pinaki DasAgartala, Aug.9 (ANI): Of the various festivals celebrated in Tripura the one that occupies the pride of place is Kharchi Puja, which helps in binding tribal and non-tribal communities. Fourteen ... Read more...

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