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‘Jack Ryan different from other spy characters’


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 3 (IANS) Actor Chris Pine says his role in upcoming action thriller "Jack Ryan" is different than other spy characters.The 32-year-old, will be playing the lead role ... Read more...

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In the name of Atal: Dhumal ’signs’ in praise (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


May 12th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 12 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee may have been out of active politics for almost eight years, but that has not dented ... Read more...

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Life in prison for underwear bomber


February 17th, 2012 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) The 25-year-old Nigerian man convicted of trying to blow up a commercial jet with 300 people aboard on Christmas day in 2009 was sentenced Thursday to ... Read more...

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Record single day production at RSP


February 13th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 13 (IANS) Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), a unit of the state-run Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), Monday said it had registered its best ever single day production ... Read more...

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Jay Bhanushali buys himself an Audi (With Image)


January 31st, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Actor Jay Bhanushali has realised his dream of owning an expensive car like Audi A6.The recent purchase by the actor and "Dance India Dance" anchor ... Read more...

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Special arrangements for Uttar Pradesh’s women voters


January 17th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 16 (IANS) As nominations opened for 59 assembly constituencies where polling was scheduled in the second of the seven-phased Uttar Pradesh elections Feb 11, the Election Commission Monday ... Read more...

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‘War Horse’ to release in India Feb 10


January 13th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 13 (IANS) Oscar-winning director Steven Spielberg's "War Horse", set in World War I, will hit Indian screens Feb 10.The movie, co-produced by DreamWorks and Reliance Entertainment, is ... Read more...

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Delhi shivers with nippy winds, sunny day ahead


January 11th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) A blanket of fog coupled with icy winds gave no respite from the winter chill to Delhiites Wednesday morning as the minimum temperature settled three ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Polish woman held with fake visa


January 9th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) A 22-year-old Polish woman was arrested at the Indira Gandhi International Airport here with a fake visa and passport while she was about to fly ... Read more...

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Rourkela Steel records highest ever December production


January 3rd, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 3 (IANS) Rourkela Steel Plant, a unit of the state-run Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL), Tuesday said it registered the highest ever hot metal and crude ... Read more...

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Dense fog engulfs Delhi, affects commuters


December 30th, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Dense fog descended on the capital Friday morning, hitting visibility levels and making it difficult for commuters to reach their destinations as vehicles were forced ... Read more...

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Gaga goes public with new boyfriend


December 30th, 2011 - 8:43 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Dec 30 (IANS) Pop star Lady Gaga has gone public with her new boyfriend Taylor Kinney in California.The 25-year-old was first linked to "The Vampire Diaries" actor ... Read more...

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US holiday spending up 4.1 percent over 2010


December 29th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS/EFE) In the five weeks before Christmas, a US consumer spent an average of $78 per day, that is 4.1 percent more than during the same period ... Read more...

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Two held for hoax call about bomb in PM’s aircraft


December 27th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 27 (IANS) Chennai police Tuesday detained a father-son duo for making a threatening call about a bomb in the special aircraft that flew in Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Mayawati sacks four ministers for corruption


December 26th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 25 (IANS) In a clean-up move ahead of assembly polls in the state, Chief Minister Mayawati Sunday recommended removal of four ministers facing probes on corruption charges.The ministers ... Read more...

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Probe farmers’ suicides, Congress tells Mamata


December 26th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 25 (IANS) The Congress' West Bengal Pradesh unit Sunday urged the Mamata Banerjee government to order a detailed probe into reports of farmers' suicides, and expressed concern ... Read more...

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Toll in Tamil Nadu boat accident rises to 15 (Second Lead)


December 25th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 25 (IANS) The death toll in Sunday's boat accident in Pulicat Lake in Tamil Nadu's Thiruvallur district has gone up to 15, police said.A boat, carrying 25 passengers ... Read more...

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Toll in Philippines tropical storm rises to 1,236


December 25th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Dec 25 (IANS) The toll in the Philippines tropical storm that hit Mindanao and the central region of Visayas 10 days ago, causing massive rains and flooding, rose to ... Read more...

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Government spreading lies about Anna: Kejriwal


December 25th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) Dismissing reports of Anna Hazare's links with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal Sunday said the government was spreading "rumours" about ... Read more...

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Pranab cautious on budget delay reports


December 25th, 2011 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 25 (IANS) As speculation over the delay in the presentation of the union budget due to assembly elections in five states made the rounds, union Finance Minister ... Read more...

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20 killed in Afghan suicide attack


December 25th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Dec 25 (IANS) At least 20 people, including a parliamentarian, were killed and over 50 injured in a suicide blast during a funeral in Afghanistan's northern Takhar province Sunday, ... Read more...

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Two detained for trying to enter Dhoni’s home


December 25th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 25 (IANS) Two men in their 20s have been detained for trying to forcefully enter the house of India cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni here Sunday, police said.The ... Read more...

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Dubai’s ruler approves 2012 budget


December 25th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Dec 25 (IANS/WAM) UAE Prime Minister and ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Sunday approved the emirate's budget for 2012.The budget applies directives as set by ... Read more...

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GCC oil ministers pass unified oil strategy


December 25th, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 25 (IANS/WAM) Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) oil ministers have recommended approval of unified prospecting law as a guide for three years.The recommendation, issued by the ministers at ... Read more...

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My word on rotation of chief minister final: Soz


December 25th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 25 (IANS) Seeking to end the clamour within his party about the rotation of the Jammu and Kashmir chief minister's post, state Congress chief Saifuddin Soz Sunday asserted ... Read more...

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Mumbai’s MMRDA grounds set for Hazare fast


December 25th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) The MMRDA grounds here which Anna Hazare chose for his three-day fast for a strong Lokpal bill is spread over 48,000 sq metres and can ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu boat capsize kills 13 (Lead)


December 25th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 25 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed when a boat carrying 25 passengers capsized in Pulicat Lake in Tamil Nadu's Thiruvallur district near here Sunday, police said. ... Read more...

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Boy injured in a building collapse


December 25th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) A 12-year-old boy was injured after a building under construction collapsed in north Delhi Sunday, police said.The incident took place around 1 p.m. in ... Read more...

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Man stabbed to death over Rs.60


December 25th, 2011 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Dec 25 (IANS) A man was stabbed to death by the owner of a roadside eatery after a row over Rs.60 turned violent, police said Sunday.The incident occurred in ... Read more...

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Van der Vaart set to return against Norwich


December 25th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 25 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur forward Rafael van der Vaart looks set to play against Norwich Tuesday night after his hamstring injury proved less serious than first feared.The 28-year-old ... Read more...

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Dhanush regales Kolkata on Christmas


December 25th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 25 (IANS) Southern star Dhanush added to the Christmas celebrations in the city when he performed his raging hit "Kolaveri Di" to thousands of screaming fans Sunday.Dhanush and ... Read more...

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BJP should always respect Vajpayee, says kin


December 25th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which celebrated the 87th birthday of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee Sunday, should always respect the veteran leader, his ... Read more...

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Syed Modi GP: Hidayat ends Varma’s dream run


December 25th, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 25 (IANS) Former World Champion Taufik Hidayat of Indonesia ended India's Sourabh Varma's dream run in the Syed Modi Memorial Grand Prix badminton here Sunday, defeating him 15-21, ... Read more...

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Government committed to minorities’ rights: Gilani


December 25th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Sunday expressed his government's commitment to ensure the rights of minorities as enshrined in Pakistan's constitution.Felicitating the Christian community on ... Read more...

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Honey Baisoya stuns Chikka in Eastern India golf final


December 25th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 25 (IANS) Delhi youngster Honey Baisoya played some brilliant golf to beat National champion Seenappa Chikkrangappa 3 and 2 in the 36-hole Goodricke Eastern India Matchplay Golf final ... Read more...

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