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Samajwadi Party does a somersault, backs Pranab (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) In less than 48 hours, the Samajwadi Party Friday did a U-turn on its support to Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee as the country's president, ... Read more...

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Akhilesh seeks quick Nabard decisions to help development


June 7th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav met National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Nabard)chairman Prakash Bakshi here in the capital city Wednesday, and pressed for ... Read more...

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Turkey to build 23 nuclear power units


June 6th, 2012 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
Istanbul, June 6 (IANS) Turkey is determined to have its own nuclear power plant and aims to build at least 23 nuclear units by the year 2023, a minister has ... Read more...

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Advani, Sushma to skip party rally in Mumbai


May 25th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders L.K. Advani and Sushma Swaraj will not attend the key party rally in Mumbai Friday evening due to prior engagements, ... Read more...

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Akali Dal to support NDA strike call


May 24th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 24 (IANS) The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal in Punjab will support the National Democratic Alliance's call for a nationwide strike May 31 against the hike in petrol prices.Akali ... Read more...

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PM promises ‘exemplary punishment’ for corrupt


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) Releasing the three-year performance report of the United Progressive Alliance (UPA)-II government, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said he was aware of the people's ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha has served as a shock absorber, says Pranab


May 13th, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday described the Lok Sabha as a "great shock absorber" and said the house had been able to resolve many ... Read more...

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Baruah free to undergo sex change: court


May 7th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Monday allowed 21-year-old Guwahati resident Bidhan Baruah aka 'Swati' to undergo sex change, saying he is free to take his decision.The court ... Read more...

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‘US spends more on pizza than on space missions’


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) With the US government cutting the budget for space missions, former NASA astronaut Marsha S. Ivins Thursday said her country loved to spend more on pizza ... Read more...

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Amend statute for job promotions to SCs, STs: Mayawati


April 30th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati Monday called for amending the constitution to provide reservation in job promotions to the Scheduled Castes and the ... Read more...

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Can’t interfere in AERA decisions: Ajit Singh


April 26th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Thursday justified the hikedcharges at the Delhi airport, saying they are needed as these had not been raised for the ... Read more...

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Spears’ fiance becomes her co-conservator


April 26th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 26 (IANS) Britney Spears' fiance Jason Trawick has finally become the co-conservator of her multimillion-dollar fortune.Trawick was approved as a co-conservator for the pop star by ... Read more...

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Australian gold producer cuts 2012 production forecast


April 24th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 24 (IANS) Australia's largest gold producer Newcrest Mining Tuesday said it would cut its production forecasts for 2012 following a major review of its operations.Newcrest said gold production ... Read more...

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No witch hunt, PM assures civil servants


April 21st, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Asking civil servants to take bold decisions, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the government would not indulge in "witch hunting" against them in ... Read more...

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Brangelina take kids’ help for wedding


April 19th, 2012 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 19 (IANS) Celebrity couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, who recently got engaged, are taking help from their six children to plan their wedding.The couple have ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa to attend security conference in Delhi


April 14th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa will attend the conference of chief ministers on internal security to be chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in ... Read more...

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Chinese daily stresses political discipline


April 10th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 10 (IANS) A commentary published Tuesday in the official newspaper of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) has stressed strict political discipline and the party's absolute leadership over the ... Read more...

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‘Chhattisgarh coal block rates led to Rs. 1,000 crore loss’


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 3 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Tuesday slammed the state-owned Chhattisgarh Mineral Development Corporation (CMDC) for accepting lower rates for commercial mining of coal blocks in ... Read more...

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My bad luck I couldn’t do ‘Krrish 3′: Jacqueline


March 26th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Sri Lankan actress Jacqueline Fernandez, who is just three films old in Bollywood, regrets not doing "Krrish 3" and clarifies that director Sajid Khan does ... Read more...

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Donna packs off Kyra in ITF tennis championship


March 23rd, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 23 (IANS) Croatian teenager Donna Vekic stopped the dream run of Indian wild card Kyra Shroff with a 6-1, 7-6 (4) win in the semifinals and set up ... Read more...

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Did Lindsay Lohan have sex with porn star?


March 21st, 2012 - 3:12 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 21 (IANS) Porn star Alex Torres has claimed to have had sex with actress Lindsay Lohan.The adult actor said he slept with Lohan while her father ... Read more...

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PM’s statement appalling: Sharad Pawar


March 20th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Stating that his party was hurt by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's comments, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar said Tuesday his party never objected ... Read more...

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Budget aims at faster, inclusive growth: PM


March 16th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said the union budget for 2012-13 was aimed at faster, equitable, sustainable and more inclusive growth."Finance minister has been ... Read more...

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Barcelona president Rossell angry at Pique rumours


March 13th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 13 (IANS) FC Barcelona president Sandro Rossell has rejected claims that coach Pep Guardiola has asked for central defender Gerard Pique to be sold as a condition for ... Read more...

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Dravid ‘The Wall’ calls it a day from Tests (Second Lead)


March 9th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) One of India's favourite cricketing sons and icon Rahul Sharad Dravid announced his retirement from international and first-class domestic cricket at a packed media conference ... Read more...

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Test cricket is pretty tough for India: Chappell


March 7th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, March 7 (IANS) Former India coach Greg Chappell mocked the Indian team saying they are not fit for Test cricket. The former Australian captain went a step ahead ... Read more...

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‘Bollywood Striptease’ speaks the truth: Riya Sen


February 28th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Indecent proposals are the norm in the Hindi film industry claims author Neeta Shah in her new book "Bollywood Striptease" and actress Riya Sen seconds this, ... Read more...

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Swamy moves SC to make Chidambaram an accused


February 24th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy Thursday moved the Supreme Court challenging the Special CBI court's verdict rejecting his plea to make Union Home Minister ... Read more...

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BCCI stand on DRS has been vindicated, says Srinivasan


February 13th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 13 (IANS) Indian cricket board president N. Srinivasan Monday said the board's reluctance to use the controversial Decision Review System (DRS) has been further justified with the players ... Read more...

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Sangakkara wants an urgent review of Sri Lanka cricket


February 13th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Feb 13 (IANS) Former captain and star batsman Kumar Sangakkara wants an urgent review of Sri Lankan cricket, and has said first class structure should be overhauled on ... Read more...

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Never-say-die Swamy ‘will appeal’ against judgement (Lead)


February 4th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 4 (IANS) The never-say-die Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy Saturday said he was surprised but not disappointed and would appeal against a trial court's decision to ... Read more...

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Napoli coach Mazzarri blames referee for draw against Cesena


February 2nd, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 2 (IANS) Napoli head coach Walter Mazzarri accused the referee of robbing his side of a deserved win after they were held to a scoreless draw at home ... Read more...

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KKR management to decide team’s strategy Thursday: Shah Rukh


February 1st, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 1 (IANS) Bollywood superstar and owner of IPL franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) Shah Rukh Khan said the team management will sit for a discussion Thursday to ... Read more...

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Patients’ perceptions of illness affects outcome


January 30th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 30 (IANS) What you think about your illness matters just as much, if not more, than the factors and conditions that determine your health condition.Keith Petrie of the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Dhoni in no rush to phase out seniors


January 28th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 28 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Saturday said there is no rush to decide on the future of the senior players despite their poor performances in the ... Read more...

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