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President underlines peace mantra in speech


August 14th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) "May there be peace, peace, peace... Peace must be our ideology, progress our horizon," Pranab Mukherjee declared Tuesday in his first public speech as ... 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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Dilip Saheb, a colossus: Big B


May 4th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is all praise for Bollywood's golden couple Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu and says that the former is of exceptionally large status."...the ... Read more...

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Theron forced to work on weekends


April 21st, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 21 (IANS) Oscar winner Charlize Theron says she was made to work on weekends for her upcoming alien movie "Prometheus".The actress, who was born in South Africa, ... Read more...

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Hanuman Jayanti celebrated in Agra


April 6th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 6 (IANS) Hanuman Jayanti was Friday celebrated with devotion and fervour in and around Agra -- even as Christians observed Good Friday.Large crowds thronged Hanuman temples all over ... Read more...

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‘Twilight’ star Facinelli to get a divorce


March 14th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 14 (IANS) "Twilight" star Peter Facinelli and his wife Jennie Garth have announced that they are divorcing.The couple, married for 11 years, has three daughters - Luca, ... Read more...

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Lost Charlotte Bronte story published for the first time


February 29th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) A long-lost short story written by Charlotte Bronte for a married man with whom she had fallen in love was Wednesday published online for the first ... Read more...

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Mana rocks Ecuador concert


February 26th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Quito, Feb 26 (IANS/EFE) Mexican rock band Mana sparked an explosion of sound and colour in Quito at a concert on its 2011-12 tour "Drama y Luz" (Drama and Light), ... Read more...

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One lakh devotees worship god Shiva in Bangalore


February 20th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 20 (IANS) An estimated one lakh people from 60 countries assembled at the Art of Living (AoL) international centre on the city's outskirts Monday to worship Hindu god ... Read more...

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Have new formula for cube root, says Agra mathematician


February 6th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 6 (IANS) It has eluded experts for centuries, but now an Indian, following in the footsteps of Aryabhatt, one of the earliest Indian mathematicians, claims to have worked ... Read more...

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Pattinson not at all spoilt brat: Witherspoon


February 6th, 2012 - 3:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Actress Reese Witherspoon says people assume that her "Water For Elephants" co-star Robert Pattinson was a "spoiled rotten brat" but he proved everyone wrong with his ... Read more...

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BSP fields more upper castes, Muslims in Uttar Pradesh


January 15th, 2012 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 15 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Sunday released the names of all 403 candidates for the February 8-March 4 assembly ... Read more...

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‘Tendulkar greater than Bradman’


December 22nd, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Dec 22 (IANS) India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar and not Australian legend Don Bradman is the greatest Test batsman who ever lived, a Gold Coast academic says.Griffith University ... Read more...

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BJP leaders gift Gita to Russian envoy (Lead)


December 21st, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders Wednesday gifted copies of the Bhagavad Gita to Russia's Deputy Ambassador Denis Alipov here to protest the likely ban ... Read more...

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BJP writes to Medvedev against Gita ban


December 21st, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday sent a letter to Russian President Dmitry Medvedev condemning the likely ban on Bhagavad Gita by a Siberian ... Read more...

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President presents standards to five tank regiments


November 27th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), Nov 27 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Sunday honoured five armoured regiments of the Indian Army by presenting them standards in this Punjab town.Patil, the supreme commander of ... Read more...

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Roebuck ruined my life, says victim


November 17th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Itai Gondo, a student whose complaint about alleged sexual harassment prompted cricket columnist Peter Roebuck to commit suicide, has come out in open for the ... Read more...

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Prayers, devotion mark Gurpurab in Punjab, Haryana


November 10th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 10 (IANS) Illuminated gurdwaras, thousands of 'langars' or community kitchens and long queues of devotees were seen across Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh as people celebrated Gurpurab, the birth ... Read more...

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Power of positive thinking: Girl saves mother with love letters


November 5th, 2011 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 5 (IANS) A little girl in Britain saved her cancer-afflicted mother's life through her affectionate letters after doctors declared there was hardly anything which could be done to ... Read more...

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Gomez treats fans with cupcakes


October 15th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Singer-actress Selena Gomez surprised fans by treating them with cupcakes.The 19-year-old is in Victoria, Canada for a string of gigs, where she saw fans queued ... Read more...

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39th national meet of company secretaries opens in Agra


October 13th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Agra Oct 13 (IANS) Describing company secretaries as innovative cross-functional professionals, Uttar Pradesh Governor B.L. Joshi Thursday emphasised the continued need for transparency, disclosure and eithics.He was inaugurating the three-day ... Read more...

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Liz tired of Warne’s passion for looking good!


August 16th, 2011 - 3:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 16 (IANS) Liz Hurley is said to be not so happy with her beau Shane Warne's passion for botox, moisturisers and juice diets.When Warne became a well-groomed metrosexual, ... Read more...

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24 of Bihar’s Super 30 crack IIT-JEE this year


May 25th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 25 (IANS) After the 100 percent success rate of the last three years, only 24 of 30 students of Super 30, Bihar's free coaching centre, have cracked the ... Read more...

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Now, a telefilm on Ambedkar’s wife


May 22nd, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) It is said that behind every successful man there is a woman. Dalit icon Bhim Rao Ambedkar's wife, Ramabai, too played a pivotal role in ... Read more...

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IMF chief resigns, denies sexual assault charges (Third Lead)


May 19th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) The embattled head of the International Monetary Fund, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, has quit amid growing pressure to resign five days after being jailed on charges of sexually ... Read more...

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IMF head Strauss-Kahn resigns (Lead, changing dateline)


May 19th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 19 (IANS) International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn, accused of trying to rape a New York hotel maid, has resigned, the organisation said in a statement."I deny ... Read more...

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Reddy brothers make lavish offering to Srikalahasti temple


May 14th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 14 (IANS) Karnataka ministers and powerful businessmen Reddy brothers Saturday offered diamond-studded ornaments and gold-woven clothes to the famous Srikalahasti temple in Andhra Pradesh. Their offerings are estimated ... Read more...

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Osama’s will forbids his children from joining Al Qaeda: Report


May 4th, 2011 - 4:22 am ICT by IANS
Kuwait City, May 4 (IANS/AKI) Al Qaeda founder Osama Bin Laden did not want his children to join the terrorist organisation, the Kuwait-based Al-Anbaa newspaper said citing his last will ... Read more...

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Casket not ordered by us, clarifies Sai Trust


April 28th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Puttaparthi (Andhra Pradesh), April 28 (IANS) The Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust Thursday clarified that it had never ordered the freezer box to keep the body of Sathya Sai Baba ... Read more...

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President Patil greets people on Ram Navami


April 11th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 11 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil today greeted the people ahead of the auspicious occasion of Ram Navami, which will be celebrated tomorrow.In her message, President Patil said: ... Read more...

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President, vice president greet nation on Ram Navami


April 11th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Vice President Hamid Ansari Monday greeted the nation on the occasion of Ram Navami, which will be celebrated Tuesday.In her ... Read more...

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Legendary songwriter Baez to get Amnesty rights award


March 18th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
San Francisco (US), Mar. 18 (ANI): Well-known folksinger,songwriter and Amnesty activist Joan Baez will receive an award named for her for advancing the cause of human rights.Amnesty International USA Executive Director Larry ... Read more...

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Aid group sends doctors, nurses to Libya


March 8th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 7 (IANS/WAM) Two medical teams of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) were dispatched to Libya to help the victims of the anti-regime unrest.The teams, comprising ... Read more...

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I came back sad and deprived from Shirdi: Preity Zinta


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Unlike her fellow actor Shilpa Shetty who was "at peace" after her visit to Shirdi recently, Preity Zinta has returned with unpleasant memories of ... Read more...

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Nicklas Bendtner ‘fairytale’ romance with Danish royal ends


February 5th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner romance with Danish royal Caroline Luel-Brockdorff has ended seven weeks after their baby's birth.Caroline, who is worth 400 million pounds, is 13 ... Read more...

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