desperation

Current times worse than emergency: Advani


September 12th, 2012 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani has come out in support of Aseem Trivedi, saying the act of jailing the cartoonist for an allegedly ... Read more...

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‘Siruthai Puli’ - Puri’s overdramatised action masala (Tamil Movie Review)


September 8th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Siruthai Puli"; Cast: Ram Charan, Neha Sharma, Prakash Raj, Ashish Vidyarthi, Venu Madhav, Ali, Brahmanandam and M.S Narayana; Director: Puri Jagannadh; Rating: *1/2In this two-plus hours of sheer torture, you ... Read more...

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Judge finds burglars ‘courageous’, lets one walk free


September 6th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) A judge in Britain had a courtroom in utter disbelief when he described burglars as courageous and let a serial intruder walk free.Richard Rochford, 26, burgled ... Read more...

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Phelps wants to have fun at Olympic swansong


July 27th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) American swimming star Michael Phelps admits ahead of the London Olympics that the last competitive moments of his career will be emotional, but after ... Read more...

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One injured as Garo rebels fire in Meghalaya town market


July 21st, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jul 21 (IANS) One person was critically wounded as rebels of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) opened fire in a market in the district headquarters of Meghalaya's East ... Read more...

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Censorship in China is morally wrong: Dalai Lama


June 24th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 24 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has criticised the Chinese government's censorship policy as morally wrong and said 1.3 billion people of China have a right ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistani parliamentarians’ perks criticised


June 11th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) A proposal for a 100 percent increase in travel allowance of Pakistani parliamentarians has been criticised by a daily since it comes at a time when ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Unwitting Brazilian family used explosive device as doorstop


May 1st, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, May 1 (IANS/EFE) For 15 years a Brazilian family used a device they found buried on their farm as a doorstop without suspecting that it could be a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Debt drives three more Vidarbha farmers to suicide (Lead)


April 20th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, April 20 (IANS) Driven to desperation in the face of rising poverty and falling cotton prices, three more debt-ridden farmers in Maharashtra's Vidarbha region have ended their lives, an ... Read more...

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Father kills infant daughter with nicotine


April 10th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 10 (IANS) In another instance of desperation for a son, a father has been arrested in Madhya Pradesh's Gwalior town for killing his two-day-old daughter by feeding her ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Opposition Congress at receiving end (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


March 18th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 18 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Himachal Pradesh is finding itself at the receiving end after the party's poor showing in the recently held assembly polls in ... Read more...

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Congress distances from Khurshid, BJP demands PM sack him (Roundup)


February 12th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The Congress Sunday sought to distance itself from Law Minister Salman Khurshid after the poll panel complained to the president about his defiance on ... Read more...

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Congress indulging in communal politics in UP: Jaitley


February 12th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 12 (IANS) Attacking Law Minister Salman Khurshid over his defiant stand on a quota for backward Muslims in Uttar Pradesh, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley ... Read more...

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Former US speaker urges China for dialogue on Tibet


February 9th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Feb 9 (IANS) Former US speaker Nancy Pelosi has said there is a need for the Chinese government to change its repressive policies regarding Tibet, a statement said Thursday."In ... Read more...

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Mafia is Italy’s biggest business


January 11th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Jan 11 (IANS/AKI) The mafia in Italy -- that made around 140 billion euro (around $178 billion) in 2010 through money lending, extortion and robbery -- generated far greater ... Read more...

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Mayawati’s attacks out of desperation: Congress


December 18th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 18 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's attacks on the Congress party are borne out of desperation at its rising popularity in the state and realisation that ... Read more...

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Elisabetta Canalis says that George Clooney was like a father figure to her


October 31st, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Italian model Elisabetta Canalis has revealed that George Clooney was like a father to her when the two were going out. 50-year-old Clooney and 33-year-old Canalis ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Pakistan faces winter of discontent: Daily


October 27th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 27 (IANS) Pakistan faces a winter of discontent as the number of impoverished is increasing at a galloping pace, a daily said Thursday."Two deaths in the last four ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Over 500 people queue up for 20 jobs at Poundland


October 18th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jobs are hard to come by so no one seems to be blaming the 500 people who queued up at Poundland to compete for 20 advertised positions. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Feels like death, wrote Briton on Facebook before dying


October 6th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) A teenager in Britain typed in her Facebook status " :'( feels like death" and minutes later she lay dead from a fatal asthma attack.Siobhan ... Read more...

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No rush for kids: Aniston


October 6th, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston, who is dating actor Justin Theroux, insists she is not "desperate" to start a family."There's no desperation. If it's meant to be, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Problem-solving therapy may prevent suicides


September 30th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Sep 30 (IANS) Problem-solving therapy (PST) may prevent suicides by helping people overcome a state of acute hopelessness and desperation, says new research.The trial assessed the efficacy of this ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

End repression in Tibet: Amnesty


September 29th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 29 (IANS) Rights group Amnesty International has urged China to end "repressive practices" in Tibet, the Tibetan government-in-exile said here Thursday."These recent immolations (by two monks) have reportedly ... Read more...

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Address grievances of Tibetans, US tells China


September 28th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 28 (IANS) The US has expressed concern over two monks setting themselves afire in Tibet and urged the Chinese government to address the grievances of the people living ... Read more...

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Tibetan exiles concern over monks’ suicide bid


September 26th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 26 (IANS) The Central Tibetan Administration based in this Himachal Pradesh town Monday expressed concern over two monks setting themselves afire in Tibet and said the incident showed ... Read more...

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Maoists killed 19 because they couldn’t locate one (Flashback)


June 23rd, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 23 (IANS) The six Maoists sentenced to death for gunning down 19 people in Jharkhand committed the massacre because they could not locate the one man they wanted: ... Read more...

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Congress dismisses BJP allegation of spying on Mukherjee


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday dismissed the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) allegation that the government was spying on Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, and said ... Read more...

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Shoe attack pre-planned, shows RSS, BJP’s desperation: Congress (Third Lead)


June 6th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) A man claiming to work with a Rajasthan-based magazine threatened Congress leader Janardan Dwivedi with a shoe at a press briefing here ... Read more...

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Shoe attack bid shows desperation in RSS, BJP: Congress (Second Lead)


June 6th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The attempted shoe attack on Congress general secretary Janardan Dwivedi at a press conference here Monday shows an element of desperation within the Rashtriya ... Read more...

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Did Headley’s information help locate Ilyas Kashmiri?


June 5th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, June 5 (IANS) One compelling possibility that arises in the aftermath of the drone killing of Ilyas Kashmiri is whether key Mumbai terror plotter David Coleman Headley offered actionable ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Winning close matches will make Knight Riders better: Gambhir


April 29th, 2011 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir said Thursday that winning close matches will give his boys a lot of confidence and make them better ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chennai Super Kings triumph over Pune Warriors by 25 runs (Lead)


April 26th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings dug deep into their reserves to snatch a deserved 25-run win against Pune Warriors to boost their campaign in the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Calvin Klein’s new F-word billboard causing controversy in US


April 1st, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 1 (ANI): Fashion brand Calvin Klein has caused controversy with its new billboard, which appears to subliminally spell out the F-word.Lara Stone, 27, is pictured wearing nothing but underwear in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Drive Angry’ entertaining, but lacks focus (IANS Movie Review)


February 27th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Drive Angry"; Cast: Nicolas Cage, Amber Heard, William Fichtner, Billy Burke; Director: Patrick Lussier; Rating: **What's the point of a film that does not have a point? The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kiwi pacers bowl out Kenya for 69 runs (Lead)


February 20th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Feb 20 (IANS) Young fast bowler Hamish Bennett's blistering spell of four wickets in 10 deliveries saw New Zealand bundling out Kenya for just 69 runs in 23.5 overs ... Read more...

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