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Outrage in Pakistan over factory fire deaths


September 13th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 13 (IANS) Describing industrial buildings as "death traps" and "concentration camps", Pakistani dailies Thursday sought regular inspections of factories as well as rigorous application of the law following ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi ‘decoded’ in book


September 13th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Does Rahul Gandhi have an overarching political and economic vision? asked panelists at a book release function here Wednesday while debating the strategy and ... Read more...

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Rich French feud over 75% Tax


September 12th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN News) A disagreement broke out between Bernard Arnault the executive officer of fashion giant and Edouard de Rothschild. The reason for the feud is because the former wants ... Read more...

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10 held for gang-raping woman in Bengal


September 11th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) Ten people have been arrested for allegedly gang-raping a 32-year-old-woman and assaulting her husband in the industrial township of Durgapur in Burdwan district, police said Tuesday."We ... Read more...

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Pakistani dailies wonder about Swiss letter saga


August 28th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) What next, wondered Pakistani dailies Tuesday after Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf got three more weeks to write to Swiss authorities to reopen corruption cases against ... Read more...

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Myanmar ends political, religious media censorship


August 20th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, Aug 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The information ministry of Myanmar has cancelled censorship for the media publishing political and religious information, a Thai daily reported Monday.An international non-governmental organisation, the ... Read more...

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Pakistani society careless about kids’ safety: Media


August 20th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) The primary responsibility for protection of children falls on the family -- but families in Pakistan seem to be the "nodal point" for child abuse, two ... Read more...

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Pakistani dailies upset over hockey defeat


August 9th, 2012 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Pakistan's crushing 0-7 defeat at the hands of Australia in hockey at the London Olympics has shattered the dreams of millions, dailies said Thursday, hoping ... Read more...

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Argentine president inherits $6.8 mn


August 8th, 2012 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 8 (IANS/EFE) Argentine President Cristina Fernandez inherited 31.6 million pesos ($6.8 million) from her late husband and predecessor, Nestor Kirchner, the media reported Tuesday, citing financial disclosure ... Read more...

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Emergency landing: Pakistani dailies laud lack of stuffy protocol


July 12th, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) The emergency landing of an Air India plane in Nawabshah was handed professionally by India and Pakistan and indicated progress in the relations between the neighbours, ... Read more...

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Indian newsprint could help Pakistani dailies become cheaper


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, May 3 (IANS) This is one fine print of a high in India-Pakistan ties. A consignment of 10 tonnes of newsprint from India was Thursday sent to Pakistan via ... Read more...

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Gilani’s conviction: Pakistani dailies see more turmoil ahead


April 27th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) More political turmoil lies ahead, Pakistani dailies said Friday as they debated "the gaping chasm between the weight of public expectation and the letter of ... Read more...

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Chavez says he forgives those who desired his death


April 25th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, April 25 (IANS/EFE) President Hugo Chavez said in a videotape broadcast Tuesday that he has forgiven all those who have desired his death."For those who have bad wishes ... Read more...

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Pakistani dailies upbeat on Kayani’s India statement


April 20th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani's statements on cutting expenditures on defence and using them instead to uplift the people has been lauded by Pakistani dailies, with one ... Read more...

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Congress urges Mamata to withdraw circular curbing newspapers


April 2nd, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) Dubbing the West Bengal government's order asking state-run and state-funded libraries to stock only specific newspapers as "most partial and undemocratic", the Congress Sunday urged ... Read more...

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Pro-government dailies will be promoted: Bengal minister


April 1st, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) A West Bengal minister Sunday defended the government's order to its libraries to stock only specific newspapers for promoting "free thinking" and said only pro-government ... Read more...

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BJP, Congress condemn Mamata’s ban on newspapers


March 31st, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Criticising the West Bengal government's move to ban leading dailies in state-funded libraries to promote "free thinking" among readers, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and ... Read more...

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Left walks out over newspaper ban, to meet Bengal governor


March 29th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 29 (IANS) The opposition Left Front staged a walkout from the West Bengal assembly for the third consecutive day Thursday after its adjournment motion on the newspaper ban ... Read more...

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Bengal ban on English, Bengali papers slammed


March 28th, 2012 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 28 (IANS) The West Bengal government's decision to ban all dailies except eight Bengali newspapers in state-funded libraries to promote "free thinking" among readers has drawn widespread ... Read more...

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Patna gets the blues during Bihar centenary celebrations


March 19th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 19 (IANS) The Bihar capital will turn blue, literally, during the three-day centenary celebrations of the founding of the state this week.In a half-page advertisement in local Hindi ... Read more...

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Bihar alert on avian influenza


February 26th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 26 (IANS) Bihar has sounded an alert against possible spread of avian influenza after a large number of crows died in the state from bird flu, officials said ... Read more...

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Crows are dying in Bihar from bird flu


February 18th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 18 (IANS) It is official now. Crows are dying in Bihar because of bird flu. This was revealed in the report of the Bhopal-based High Security Animal Disease ... Read more...

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Now ad war over Mullaperiyar dam


December 19th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, following in the footsteps of his Tamil Nadu counterpart, has issued newspaper advertisements appealing to the people of both states to ... Read more...

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In Kerala, they boo the film and make it a hit


November 24th, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvanathapuram, Nov 24 (IANS) "Krishnanum Radhayum" is a badly made film, critics have panned it and aduiences are angry. But despite all that it is running houseful here. Guess ... Read more...

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‘Paid News’ claims its first victim


October 21st, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) In a landmark verdict, the Election Commission has disqualified Umlesh Yadav, a member of the Uttar Pradesh assembly from Bisauli constituency, for spending Rs.21,250 on ... Read more...

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Print media business booming in india, but concerns over future


October 15th, 2011 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, Oct 15 (IANS) Despite assurances that the print media is a booming business, Manjula Rajagopal, associate editor of the Tamil daily Dinamalar, returned home from the World Newspapers ... Read more...

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Two officials suspended for Facebook comments


September 23rd, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 23 (IANS) Two officials in the Bihar Legislative Council have been suspended for expressing views seen to be critical of the government of Nitish Kumar on Facebook.Arun ... Read more...

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How ads seduce you


September 21st, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) Ever wondered how that enticing, full page ad in the magazine made you buy a huge flat screen TV against your better judgement?Ads brainwash you in ... Read more...

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‘Cant do anything about paid news’


September 20th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) Potential candidates for the Goa assembly elections have started paying for news in the local media even before the dates of the have been announced, an ... Read more...

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PM to go on ‘charm Dhaka’ trip, India spotlights Bangla ties (Second Lead)


July 4th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Dhaka, July 4 (IANS) Downplaying the row over remarks of the Indian prime minister about anti-India sentiments in Bangladesh, New Delhi announced Monday Manmohan Singh's visit to Dhaka ... Read more...

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Court absolves leading news dailies of defamation charges


July 1st, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Three leading news dailies of the national capital have been absolved of defamation charges by a Delhi court for reporting an incident about a dowry ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa, Kumaraswamy to swear before god over graft issue (Lead)


June 18th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 18 (IANS) Karnataka will witness a rare scene of Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa and his predecessor H.D. Kumaraswamy swearing before god following the latter's claim that the ... Read more...

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Kumaraswamy asserts Yeddyurappa tried to buy silence over graft


June 18th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 18 (IANS) Asserting that Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa had tried to "buy" his silence over graft charges, Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) leader H.D. Kumaraswamy Saturday accepted Yeddyurappa's challenge ... Read more...

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MIM not to pursue politics of murder, says Asaduddin Owaisi


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 22 (IANS) Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) will not pursue the politics of murder to avenge the assassination attempt on its leader Akbaruddin Owaisi, but wants a probe into the ... Read more...

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Mayawati issues full-page Buddha Purnima ads in 150 dailies


May 17th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) On the occasion of Buddha Purnima Tuesday, the Uttar Pradesh government has splashed in media Chief Minister Mayawati's achievements in developing Buddhist pilgrimage sites and ... Read more...

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