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Trinamool ministers quit UPA government (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) All six Trinamool Congress ministers resigned from the Manmohan Singh government Friday, three days after the party said it was quitting the UPA to protest ... Read more...

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Congress should seek people’s verdict on FDI: Mamata


September 20th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Asserting that the Congress should seek people's verdict before pursuing "unrealistic, anti-people" policies like FDI in retail and hiking diesel prices, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee ... Read more...

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Little difference between orange and red: Uma Bharati


September 19th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) With the Left parties and the NDA led by the BJP calling for a nation wide strike Sep 20 to protest FDI in retail and diesel ... Read more...

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Trinamool’s pull-out vindicates our strike call: Left


September 19th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) In the wake of Trinamool Congress withdrawing support from the UPA government, the Left Front Tuesday said its stand to call a strike in protest against ... Read more...

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Trinamool to go on nationwide stir against diesel hike, FDI


September 19th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Stating that shutdowns served no purpose, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday asked the Left parties to withdraw their Sep 20 general strike, even as ... Read more...

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Bus unions demand immediate fare hike


September 14th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) In the wake of the abrupt Rs.5 hike in diesel prices, bus and minibus operators in West Bengal Friday threatened to go on an indefinite strike ... Read more...

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CPI-M threatens nation-wide protest against diesel price hike


September 14th, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) Condemning the abrupt hike in diesel price, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) general secretary Prakash Karat said Friday his party in coordination with other parties ... Read more...

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Left Front condemns diesel price hike


September 14th, 2012 - 12:53 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) West Bengal Left Front chairman Biman Bose Thursday condemned the union government's decision to hike diesel prices, saying such "anti-people" decisions will have a "disastrous impact" ... Read more...

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Will oppose anti-people fuel price hike: SP


September 14th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party said the anti-people policies of the Congress-led central government will take the country towards devastation and asserted it would fight the diesel price ... Read more...

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Would have been happy to withdraw support, says angry Mamata (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Angered over the diesel price hike Thursday, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee said she would have been very happy if she could have withdrawn support ... Read more...

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Would have been happy to withdraw support, says angry Mamata


September 13th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, J Sep 13 (IANS) Angered over the diesel price hike Thursday, Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee said she would have been very happy if she could have withdrawn ... Read more...

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Ross didn’t leave house after affair shock


September 11th, 2012 - 2:08 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (IANS) Model Liberty Ross said she didn't leave her house for seven weeks as she tried to deal with her husband Rupert Sanders's affair with actress ... Read more...

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J&K; government creates 1,083 posts, approves Jammu golf course


August 30th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 30 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government Thursday approved the creation of 1,083 posts of village-level workers (VLWs) in the rural development department.It also took a decision to ... Read more...

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PM making excuses to hide facts: BJP


August 27th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh was making excuses to hide facts on the allocation of coal blocks, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Monday."Country ... Read more...

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Ross unsure about reconciliation with Sanders


August 26th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 26 (IANS) Model Liberty Ross is reportedly not sure of reconciling with her husband, director Rupert Sanders, who cheated on her with actress Kristen Stewart.Ross, 33, has been ... Read more...

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Hovering moms have anxious kids


August 21st, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Parents, especially mothers, who hover nervously over their children and are "over-involved" with them, make kids anxious and lacking in confidence.Psychologists at Sydney's Macquarie University studied ... Read more...

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Laxman retires from international cricket (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 18 (IANS) India's top test cricketer V.V.S. Laxman Saturday announced his retirement from international cricket with immediate effect.Addressing a press conference at Uppal stadium here, the middle order ... Read more...

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Government to boost insurance and mutual fund industry


August 6th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Monday said that the government will announce a number of decisions in the next few weeks to boost the mutual ... Read more...

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Olympics: Chinese cycling team fined for ignoring orders


August 4th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Chinese national cycling team was fined 200 CHF (Swiss franc) for failing to respect instructions from the commissaire for standing on the judges' podium, said a ... Read more...

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Diana Ross to sign off the custody of Michael Jackson’s kids


August 1st, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Before Michael Jackson died he had stipulated that if his mother will have difficulties in taking care of his children his next option would be Diana ... Read more...

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Kunis glad to have avoided child stardom


July 30th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 30 (IANS) Actress Mila Kunis is thankful to her parents for not pushing her into child stardom as she is convinced she would have fallen apart under the ... Read more...

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Petrov looking at three teams for 2013


July 28th, 2012 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Formula One driver Vitaly Petrov's manager Oksana Kosachenko said Friday the Russian is in talks with three teams apart from his current Caterham team, ... Read more...

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Medvedev calls for land privatisation


July 25th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said the country should be prepared for land privatisation.The land issue has long been a source of heated debate ... Read more...

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James would walk through fire for kids


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:14 am ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS)Actress Sandra Bullock's ex-husband and motorcycle entrepreneur Jesse James says he will "walk through fire" for his children.James continues to battle over the custody of his ... Read more...

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Taylor, Bieber working together again


July 12th, 2012 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 12 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift and teen sensation Justin Bieber are working together on another record.According to Bieber's manager Scooter Braun, they had previously recorded a ... Read more...

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Sangma dodges questions on daughter’s vote in presidential polls


July 10th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 10 (IANS) Opposition presidential candidate P.A. Sangma Tuesday dodged questions on whom his daughter and central minister Agatha Sangma would vote for in the July 19 election."The ... Read more...

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Carrie Underwood happiest with husband, dogs


July 8th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Singer Carrie Underwood, who is married to Canadian sports star Mike Fisher, says she is happiest when she is with her husband and her dogs."What makes ... Read more...

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Not retiring from ODIs: Sachin


July 6th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar has said he has no plans to retire from One-day Internationals and that he opted out of the upcoming Sri ... Read more...

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I am emotional: Mamata


July 5th, 2012 - 5:37 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 4 (IANS) Admitting she was emotional, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said a person can never have a clear conscience until and unless he or ... Read more...

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BJP leader walks over to JD-U in Bihar


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 3 (IANS) Former Bihar legislator and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sanjay Jha Tuesday joined the Janata Dal-United (JD-U) in the presence of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar ... Read more...

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Mukherjee steps down as finance minister (Lead)


June 26th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday resigned as the finance minister to contest the July 19 presidential election as the candidate of the ruling United Progressive Alliance."Today, ... Read more...

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Bieber doesn’t rebel against parents


June 24th, 2012 - 4:12 am ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) Teenage sensation Justin Bieber doesn't like being a rebel, and is an obedient child to his parents. But he feels now he is grown up enough ... Read more...

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Bhupathi-Bopanna delighted at having their way


June 21st, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna Thursday said they are excited about representing India in the men's doubles competition at the London Olympics after having ... Read more...

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Uruguay striker Abreu considers Botafogo exit


June 19th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 19 (IANS) Uruguay international striker Loco Abreu, stripped of his status as first-choice striker, has admitted he could leave Brazilian club Botafogo.The 35-year-old has scored ... Read more...

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UAE launches information exchange system for seizures


June 17th, 2012 - 10:32 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jun 17 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates' federal customs authority (FCA) has launched a new system to exchange information about seizures at all customs outlets across the ... Read more...

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