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‘Sagar’ - a good timepass! (Kannada Movie Review)


August 11th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Sagar"; Actors: Prajwal Devaraj, Radhika Pandit, Hari Priya, Sanjjana, Dev Gill, Avinash, Sharath Lohithashwa, Aadi Lokesh; Screenplay-Direction: M.D.Sridhar; Producer: Ramu; Cinematography: K.Krishna Kumar; Music: Guru Kiran; Rating: **1/2When a big ... Read more...

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IIT Council’s decision hasty: Super 30 founder


June 28th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Patna, June 27 (IANS) The IIT Council's move to give 20 percent weightage to Class 12 board marks is a hasty decision, Anand Kumar, founder of 'Super 30', which provides ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena pitches in for Pranab Mukherjee for president (Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) In a major boost to the ruling United Progressive Alliance, a key opposition alliance partner, the Shiv Sena Tuesday announced full and unconditional support to ... Read more...

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West Bengal government to provide land for industries


June 12th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) Debunking reports that non-availability of land is hindering investment in the state, the West Bengal government Tuesday said it will provide land to investors who come ... Read more...

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Homeless Brangelina!


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:47 am ICT by IANS
London, June 2 (IANS) Hollywood couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have been forced to move out of their apartment because of blocked drains in the homes next door.The ... Read more...

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Domestic airlines’ 2011-12 losses around Rs.10,000 crore


May 3rd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The total operational losses of all domestic airlines, barring the budget carrier IndiGo, in 2011-12 is estimated to be around Rs.10,000 crore, Civil Aviation Minister ... Read more...

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Pakistan on cusp of a defining moment: Daily


December 24th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 24 (IANS) Pakistan may be on the "cusp of a defining historic moment", said a daily over the tension between the army and the government.An editorial in ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Realty industry slams repo rate hike


October 25th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Top players from the realty sector have reacted sharply to the fresh hike in repo rates announced by the Reserve Bank of India Tuesday.The Maharashtra Chamber ... Read more...

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Supreme Court orders F1 organisers to deposit tax


October 21st, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday ordered Jaypee Sports International Limited, the organisers of the Formula 1 Indian Grand Prix later this month, to deposit in a ... Read more...

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Light, enjoyable tracks in ‘Love Breakups Zindagi’ (IANS Music Review)


September 18th, 2011 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Love Breakups Zindagi"; Music Directors: Salim and Sulaiman Merchant; Lyricist: Javed Akhtar; Singers: Salim Merchant, Sonu Nigam, Shreya Ghoshal, Shradha Pandit, Shafqat Amanat Ali and Shruti Pathak;Rating: ***1/2The music of ... Read more...

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RBI’s rate-hike cycle may continue: Exim Bank


September 16th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Raising key lending rates by 25 basis points by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Friday may not be the last rate-hike by the apex bank ... Read more...

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Goa sets up panel against fake recruitment agents


September 12th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 12 (IANS) The Goa government has formed a high level committee to protect aspirants seeking jobs abroad from being duped by fake agents.The committee will be headed by ... Read more...

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‘Police Story-3′ is a disappointment (Kannada Film Review)


July 9th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Police Story-3; Cast: Sudeep (in a special role), Thriller Manju, Sathya Prakash, Sadhu Kokila, Bullet Prakash, Neha Patil and others; Director: Thriller Manju and six other directors; Producer: Shivanand; Camera: ... Read more...

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Interest rates, fuel hikes dampen automobile sales in June (Roundup)


July 1st, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, July 1 (IANS) Production losses at industry leader Maruti Suzuki and a slump in sales because of high interest rates and rising fuel prices have resulted in a ... Read more...

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Poor script derails ‘Badrinath’ (Telugu movie review)


June 11th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Badrinath; Cast: Allu Arjun, Tamanna, Prakash Raj, Kelly Dorjee, Ashwini Kalsekar, Brahmanandam, Krishna Bhagawan and others; Producer: Allu Arvind; Director: V.V.Vinayak; Story; Chinni Krishna; Camera: Ravi Verman; Music: Keervani; Art ... Read more...

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Economy dampener in Obama’s campaign cruise


June 5th, 2011 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) US President Barack Obama seemed to be cruising along on the road to renewing his lease on the White House in 2012 before a bump ... Read more...

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Ravichandran’s ‘Mallikarjuna’ fails to make a mark (Kannada Film Review)


May 28th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Mallikarjuna; Starring: Ravichandran, Sada, Ramya Barna, Ashish Vidyarthi, Seetha, Ramesh Bhat, Aadi Lokesh, Hema Chowdhary; Producer: Dinesh Gandhi; Screenplay-Dialogues-Direction: Murali Mohan; Music: S.A. Raj Kumar; Camera : G.S.V. Seetharam; ... Read more...

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Indian equities fall on poor factory output, oil price (Weekly Market Review)


March 12th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Acute volatility marked trading in Indian equities during the week ended Friday. The market sentiments were clearly affected by political uncertainties, poor growth in factory ... Read more...

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Warne’s relationship with Hurley doesn’t affect me, says ex-wife


February 21st, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 21 (ANI): Shane Warne's ex-wife Simone Callahan has said that she's not bothered by the former cricketer's latest exploits with Liz Hurley.But it looks like Callahan is seeking revenge, posing ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Coffee Mate Offer Marred By Technical Error


February 5th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Coffee Mate made by Nestle is quite popular among the Coffee drinkers as is clear from the huge response meted out to an online offer ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Snow puts a dampener on Super Bowl flights


February 5th, 2011 - 1:34 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dallas, Feb 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thousands of fans hoping to fly early to Dallas for the Super Bowl were left stranded when their flights were cancelled on Friday due to snowstorm. The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Food inflation soars yet again (Lead)


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) India's annual food inflation shot up to 17.05 percent for the week ended Jan 22, as prices of onions, vegetables and other essential food items continued ... Read more...

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Food inflation shoots up again


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) India's annual food inflation shot up to 17.05 percent for the week ended Jan 22, as onions and other items kept prices of food items at ... Read more...

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Sony Unveils NGP, Successor To PSP


January 27th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sony has taken the wrap off the latest handheld gaming device NGP which is probably going to replace its popular PSP gaming device. NGP stands for ... Read more...

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Ashok Leyland Q3 net profit down 59 percent


January 22nd, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) Commercial vehicles maker Ashok Leyland Ltd reported a 59 percent decline in its net profit for the third quarter of the current fiscal despite an increase of 22.5 ... Read more...

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Availability, high price went against English cricketers: Franchisees


January 9th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 9 (IANS) High prices and uncertainty over availability hit English cricketers at the Indian Premier League (IPL) players' auction that ended here Sunday.Ashes heroes James Anderson and Grame Swann were ... Read more...

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“Glory Daze” Turns Out To Be A Dampener


November 17th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Nov 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) TBS has now added one more show to its list named "Glory Daze" which is a story mainly focusing around the lives of 4 young people ... Read more...

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Rains no dampener for efficient Japanese (Japan diary)


October 25th, 2010 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Tokyo, Oct 25 (IANS) The famed Japanese efficiency was in evidence as soon as Air India One carrying Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his entourage touched down in pouring ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Iran openly backs Iraqi PM Maliki for second term


October 19th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Oct 19 (ANI): Iran has reportedly for the first time publicly backed Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to lead Iraq for a second term, hours after Maliki arrived in Tehran today ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Silver medal will boost India’s men’s hockey team


October 15th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A "dirtied" silver medal, was how coach Jose Brasa described India's second place finish in the men's hockey competition of the 19th Commonwealth Games that ... Read more...

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Name a fourth interlocutor, Omar tells Delhi


October 15th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 15 (IANS) Apparently unhappy over the choice of three interlocutors named by the Indian government to talk to Kashmiris, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah wants a fourth ... Read more...

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CWG tourists soak in beauty of the Taj


October 11th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 11 (IANS) The bright sun and the heat are proving quite a challenge for the many Commonwealth Games athletes and officials travelling from Delhi to Agra but the Taj Mahal ... Read more...

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Study Reveals That Hand Sanitizers Can Not Prevent Cold Or Flu


September 17th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) There is a common perception that the hand sanitizers are better than common soaps against germs and bacteria infection. However, a recent study carried out by ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

‘Impact of nuclear liability bill unknown’


September 3rd, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) India's move to bring in supplier liability could have an impact on its nuclear programme but the actual outcome is still unknown, an official of the International ... Read more...

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Foreign tourists looted at gunpoint in Goa


August 26th, 2010 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 26 (IANS) More than 24 hours after two foreign tourists, including a woman, and a local resident were looted at gunpoint in Goa's popular tourist hub Calangute, police said they ... Read more...

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