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Jammu and Kashmir Police takes stock of village defence committees


September 7th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 7 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police has started the process of "rationalising" the village defence committees (VDCs) after the waning of militancy in the state.The VDCs were ... Read more...

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Hope to auction coal blocks by year-end, says Jaiswal


August 24th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Coal Minister Sripraksh Jaiswal said Friday the process of auctioning coal blocks could start before the end of the year."We are taking every step ... Read more...

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Sridevi, Kareena to clash at box office; Balki unperturbed


July 6th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Sridevi's comeback film "English Vinglish" will clash with Kareena Kapoor's much talked about "Heroine" at the box office as both the films are coming out Sep ... Read more...

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First options are considered the best


July 5th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 4 (IANS) People consistently prefer the options that come first, first in line, first college to offer acceptance, first 'salad' on the menu - first is considered the ... Read more...

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Rudisha, Jelimo spearhead Kenyan challenge in Diamond League


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, July 3 (IANS) World 800m champion David Rudisha and Olympic champion Pamela Jelimo will jet out Tuesday for Europe to compete in Diamond League and Grand Prix races.The two ... Read more...

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Haryana to host World Economic Forum-India summit


June 22nd, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) Haryana will host the World Economic Forum on India summit Nov 6-8 in Gurgaon, officials said here Friday.The three-day summit, 'From Deliberation to Transformation', will be ... Read more...

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Baldwin loses case against Costner


June 18th, 2012 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 18 (IANS) Actor Stephen Baldwin has lost a multi-million dollar case against actor Kevin Costner.Baldwin accused Costner of cheating him and his business partner in a deal ... Read more...

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Big B shoots for Maggie noodle ad


June 10th, 2012 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 10 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has endorsed various products, has now shot for a Maggie noodles ad and says making an effective commercial is tougher than ... Read more...

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Kevin Pietersen retires from ODIs and T20s


May 31st, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 31 (IANS) England's star batsman Kevin Pietersen Thursday announced his retirement from all forms of one-day international cricket.The 31-year-old, who will continue to play tests, cited the increasing ... Read more...

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Apex court to hear in July a 37-year-old case


April 16th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday said it would hear in July the petition by Ranjan Dwivedi - an accused in a bomb attack at then railway ... Read more...

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Hostage crisis: Maoist’s wife, 26 others to be freed (Lead)


April 5th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, April 5 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday announced the names of 27 people, including a Maoist's wife, whose release will facilitate the freeing of an Italian and ... Read more...

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At 25th edition, Chandigarh moped rally comes of age


March 20th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 20 (IANS) It made a modest beginning in 1981 with mopeds, scooters and motorcycles competing for honours on Chandigarh's roads. After giving big names to the national car ... Read more...

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Jury deliberates in Indian student spying case in US


March 15th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 15 (IANS) A New Jersey Jury ended the first day of its deliberations without reaching a verdict in the trial of Indian American student Dharun Ravi, accused ... Read more...

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China mulls human rights, torture in criminal law reform


March 8th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 8 (IANS) China is planning to introduce major changes in its criminal procedure law that seek to insert in writing the principle of "safeguarding human rights" and exclude ... Read more...

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China mulls equal ratio of rural, urban lawmakers


March 8th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 8 (IANS) China will elect deputies to its top legislature next year in a ratio same as that for populations in rural and urban areas, according to a ... Read more...

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131-year-old New Zealand church to be demolished


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 3 (IANS) A 131-year-old cathedral, devastated in the earthquake last year in Christchurch, New Zealand, will be demolished because it is too dangerous and expensive to rebuild, a ... Read more...

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Berlusconi bribery trial ends


February 26th, 2012 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An Italian court has ended a corruption trial against former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi.The court ruled Saturday that the statute of limitations had run ... Read more...

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Norwegian delegation to study decentralised governance


January 11th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) A Norwegian delegation is on a four-day visit to India to study the functioning of decentralised governance under a mutual cooperation programme on local self-governance, ... Read more...

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Left accuses Trinamool government of violating norms


December 16th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 16 (IANS) West Bengal's opposition Left Front Friday accused the Trinamool Congress government of violating constitutional and legislative norms and requested Governor M.K. Narayanan to withhold his ... Read more...

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Eddie Long’s wife Vanessa Long files for divorce


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Atlanta, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Vanessa Long, the wife of mega televangelist Eddie Long, has directed her lawyers to file for divorce. Vanessa said she reached the decision after "a great deal ... Read more...

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Butt, Asif found guilty, face jail


November 1st, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 1 (IANS) Pakistan's tainted crickters Salman Butt and Mohammad Asif face jail as the Southwark Crown Court here Tuesday found them guilty of conspiracy to cheat and accept ... Read more...

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Europe must find solution to its debt crisis: Pranab


October 17th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Monday that Europe will have to find its own solutions to the sovereign debt crisis that some countries ... Read more...

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Now brands, communities can soon have their own internet address


October 14th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Internet Corporation for Assigned Name and Numbers (ICANN), which manages internet domain addresses, Friday lifted the restrictions on suffixes and invited applications for the first ... Read more...

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Meredith Kercher’s family is upset at the way the trial is shaping up


October 4th, 2011 - 12:33 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Perugia, Oct 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Murdered British student Meredith Kercher’s family say the gruesome nature of her murder has been forgotten as the appeal trial draws to a close. After the ... Read more...

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Implement law against sex selection stringently: Azad


September 28th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Wednesday raised concern over gender imbalance in India and appealed to the states for a stringent implementation of the law ... Read more...

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Saudi women get right to vote


September 25th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) King Abdullah said Sunday that women in Saudi Arabia are now allowed to vote, run in municipal elections and be appointed to the consultative Shura ... Read more...

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Nick Berry is returning to EastEnders


September 12th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nick Berry has been invited back to the show EastEnders after 21 years. The 48-year-old is coming back along with Michael French who plays his brother in ... Read more...

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Emergency was necessary, says Trinidad and Tobago PM


September 8th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, Sep 8 (IANS/CMC) Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar, who is of Indian origin, has said the decision to impose a state of emergency was necessary to ... Read more...

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CBI favoured Tata, Datacom: Balwa (Lead)


August 2nd, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Swan Telecom promoter Shahid Usman Balwa Tuesday accused the CBI of covering up the role of Datacom and Tata Teleservices in the 2G spectrum ... Read more...

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Want immediate discussion on 2G: BJP


August 1st, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Blaming Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for trying to distance himself from the 2G scam, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said it wanted an ... Read more...

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The team wanted to protect the ’spirit of the game’: Dravid


August 1st, 2011 - 2:34 am ICT by IANS
Nottingham, Aug 1 (IANS) Veteran Indian batsman Rahul Dravid said it was an unanimous decision by the team to reinstate Ian Bell, who was run out in a bizarre manner, ... Read more...

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When Indian team turned from villains to heroes


July 31st, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, July 31 (IANS) They were the villains of the piece on a day of high drama and suspense Sunday, but within minutes the Indian team and captain Mahendra Singh ... Read more...

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Did not look the other way on 2G allocation, says PMO


July 31st, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Office Sunday strongly rebutted allegations in a leading publication that Manmohan Singh had "looked the other way" despite knowing of ... Read more...

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Ministers cite opposition to tiger reserve in Goa


July 19th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 19 (IANS) In a setback for wildlife enthusiasts rooting for creating a tiger reserve in Goa, state Environment Minister Aleixo Sequeira said Tuesday there was popular resistance ... Read more...

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Government releases draft Lokpal bill


June 24th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Union Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily Friday released a draft Lokpal bill that he said included the consensus views of the joint drafting panel comprising ... Read more...

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