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Romney blooper has Republicans backtracking


September 19th, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) As Democrats pounced on a Mitt Romney blooper suggesting that nearly half the Americans were "moochers" or dependants, Republicans went into damage control mode, but their ... Read more...

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No truck with BJP rebels: Nadda


February 14th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will have no truck with rebels who have floated a new political outfit in Himachal Pradesh, BJP general secretary J.P. ... Read more...

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BJP in damage control mode after rebels form new outfit (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


February 12th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 12 (IANS) A new political outfit, Himachal Lokhit Party, formed by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) rebels last week has turned into a headache for the ruling party ... Read more...

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Bangladesh not to make statement on Manmohan remark


July 4th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 2 (IANS) Dhaka will not make a formal statement on Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's remark on Bangladesh, a top official has said.Dhaka won't make the formal ... Read more...

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India denies envoy summoned by Bangladesh


July 3rd, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) India Sunday denied its envoy to Bangladesh was summoned to explain Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's 'off-the-record' remarks and added that the meeting was only ... Read more...

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Congress attempts damage control over Rahul’s remarks


May 18th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) With controversy brewing over Congress youth icon Rahul Gandhi's remarks on burnt bodies and the rape of women in a Greater Noida village during ... Read more...

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Government in crisis over Thomas verdict


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The 21-month United Progressive Alliance (UPA) II government Thursday plunged into crisis again as Prime Minister Manmohan Singh came under opposition fire after the ... Read more...

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Rape-accused NCP legislator held in Mumbai (Lead)


February 27th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Suspended Nationalist Congress Party legislator Dilip Wagh and his secretary Mahesh Mali, accused of raping a 22-year old woman, were apprehended late Saturday evening, an official said.The ... Read more...

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NCP suspends legislator over rape charge


February 26th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) An embarrassed Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Saturday suspended party legislator Dilip Wagh, who is accused of raping a 22-year-old woman, an official said.An NCP spokesperson here confirmed ... Read more...

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Stephanie Seymour’s Amorous Images With Son Still Making Headlines


January 13th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 13, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The celebrity rumor mongers and gossip sites are having a field day thanks to the recent fiasco involving super model Stephanie Seymour and Peter Brant II ... Read more...

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Raja promises to ‘cooperate’ with CBI


December 22nd, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 22 (IANS) DMK leader and former commmunications minister A. Raja Wednesday evening left for New Delhi after promising to cooperate with the CBI that is probing the spectrum scandal."I will ... Read more...

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DMK to counter negative media on spectrum scam


December 22nd, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK has gone into damage control mode and will hold public meetings in districts from Friday to explain its stand on the 2G spectrum ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks Disclosures Call Russia A Virtual ‘Mafia State’


December 3rd, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A series of diplomatic U.S cables that have been unveiled by the whistle-blowing website WikiLeaks has brought into the public domain a number of startling as ... Read more...

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‘Apologetic’ US in damage control mode amid WikiLeaks expose about Pak


December 1st, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): The United States has expressed its regret over the disclosure of confidential cables by whistleblower website WikiLeaks, which, among other things has revealed the tensions between the US ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Congress top brass concerned over poor AICC media coverage


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.2 (ANI): The top brass in the Congress party is reportedly concerned, anxious and worried about the lack of media-related publicity of Tuesday's all important All India Congress Committee ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Twitter Hacked? Loophole Found And Fixed, Users Relieved


September 22nd, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Users of the popular micro-blogging site Twitter were in for a surprise yesterday when they tried to log in to their accounts. The users were shocked ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks expose: Pakistan in damage control mode


July 28th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, July 28 (IANS) The stunning WikiLeaks expose that showed the involvement of Pakistan's ISI in carrying out terror attacks against Indians in Afghanistan has received a mixed reaction ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Meerut jail-break: Prisons across Uttar Pradesh raided


July 21st, 2010 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 21 (IANS) Following Tuesday's sensational Meerut jail-break, the Uttar Pradesh Police went into damage control mode Wednesday by simultaneously carrying out raids in several prisons across the state. Interestingly, nothing incriminating ... Read more...

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Nawaz in damage control mode over media ban, demands party leader’s expulsion


July 11th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 11 (ANI): In an apparent attempt to tone down the heightened tension which emanated from the passing of a media ban resolution passed by the Punjab Assembly, Pakistan Muslim ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Defiant Mehbooba turns down PM’s plea to attend Monday’s all-party meeting


July 11th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, July 11 (ANI): People's Democratic Party (PDP) President Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday turned down the plea of Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh, who had requested her to attend the all-party ... Read more...

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Undersea Robots On Damage Control Mode At Gulf Oil Spill


June 27th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Louisiana, June 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) BP has employed an army of advanced and capable submersible robots to stop the oil gush from the deepwater Horizon rig at the Gulf of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

BJP blames Govt. over its lenient approach against terrorism


May 18th, 2010 - 12:23 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday slammed the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government over its lenient approach to contain terrorism.Addressing media persons in the national capital on ... Read more...

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FA chief’s “entrapment” by attractive former PA could cost England FIFA WC bid


May 17th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 17 (ANI): England's FIFA World Cup (WC) bid boss, Lord Triesman brazenly made several indiscrete remarks about match-fixing during the upcoming FIFA WC during an intimate dinner date with Mellisa ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Twitter Confusion Leaves Celebrities Puzzled


May 11th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri May 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development, the popular micro blogging site Twitter got hacked by a Turkish hacker who succeeded in creating security glitch that resulted in many ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

‘Satisfied’ US now says Clinton’s Pak diatribe ‘misconstrued’ by media


May 11th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): After an initial outburst against Pakistan following the botched Times Square bombing plot, the United States is apparently trying to water down its tough stand, with officials ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

McChrystal in ‘damage control’ mode after US’ ‘tough line’ with Pak post NY plot


May 11th, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): General Stanley McChrystal, the top US Commander in Afghanistan, has rubbished media reports that soon after the failed Times Square bombing he met Pakistan Army Chief General ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

AIFF president in damage control mode after Houghton resigns


May 4th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Realising the seriousness of the controversy surrounding national coach Bob Houghton's resignation, All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel has called the members of the executive ... Read more...

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Brown’s insensitive “bigot” remark could be Labour Party’s final undoing


April 29th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 29 (ANI): British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has probably cost his Labour Party crucial votes by his insensitive "bigot" remark to questions asked by a 65-year-old female pensioner.Rochsdale resident ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Goldman Sachs Gears Up For Fighting SEC Allegation


April 21st, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wall Street banking giant Goldman Sachs Group Inc which is facing severe allegation from the US Securities and Exchange commission of misleading its investors, has embarked ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pope Urges Catholics To Do Penance


April 16th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Vatican City, Apr 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a recent development, Pope Benedict XVI has made an appeal to the Roman Catholics for performing penance which has a reference to the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Malaysian PM goes into damage control mode, defends “Malay first” deputy


April 2nd, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Apr. 2 (ANI): While Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has left no stone unturned to publicize his 1Malaysia concept which aims at alleviating differences among Indian, Chinese and Malay ... Read more...

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Wikipedia Site Was Down Owing To Server Malfunction


March 25th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Mar 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The web users have become increasingly dependent on services such as Gmail and Wikipedia and once one such service goes down, they get baffled and the ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Hours before match, criminal complaint against Kings XI Punjab


March 13th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), March 13 (IANS) Things are certainly not going right for Kings XI Punjab. Their key paceman Brett Lee Friday opted out of the Indian Premier League-III for ten days and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Blame game as Orissa government website hits snag


March 13th, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 12 (IANS) The Orissa government website has gone blank since last two days due to some technical snag and officials of the state government and the National Informatics Centre (NIC), ... Read more...

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Toyota Unveils Incentives To Win Back Customers


March 3rd, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Mar 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The beginning of 2010 has not been very good for Japanese carmaker Toyota and the company is reeling under a massive recall that has put it ... Read more...

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