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Shooter Joydeep Karmakar: The mind will go where the spirit takes it (Interview)


August 28th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) He mulled selling his kidney to buy a rifle, became a national champion with a borrowed gun, has participated in 17 World Cups, missed out a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Indian sportspersons have gone to London thinking of gold


July 25th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Indian sportspersons no longer go to the Olympics thinking of the old dictum that participation matters, not winning. They have gone to London talking ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘Goa cap on iron ore extraction a must’


March 30th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 30 (IANS) Capping of iron ore extraction in Goa is a must for sustainable mining and reigning in illegal mining, an official said Friday.Goa Chamber of Commerce ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Congress, Trinamool ties reach new low (Lead)


January 9th, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) Ties between the Congress and Trinamool Congress reached a new low Monday with the Trinamool leadership terming its ally as a "shameless party" which is ... Read more...

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Will stay in Bengal ministry, we’re not her subjects: Bengal Congress (Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) Hours after West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool supremo Mamata Banerjee told alliance partner Congress that it was free to leave, the state Congress retorted ... Read more...

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Will stay in Bengal ministry, we are not afraid of anybody: Congress


January 7th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) Hours after West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool supremo Mamata Banerjee told alliance partner Congress that it was free to leave, the state Congress retorted ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mamata trying to acquire all-India stature?


December 30th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 30 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Banerjee, who has already acquired a giant killer image by dethroning the Left Front after 34 years of its uninterrupted rule, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Use stuff you know as springboard for novel: David Davidar


September 29th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Life and books often come close to each other in the world of fiction as with ace publisher and author David Davidar. His new book, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Anna should not dictate terms to parliament: Hegde


August 26th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 26 (IANS) Signalling a further rift with Team Anna, former Supreme Court judge and civil society member Justice N. Santosh Hegde Friday said Anna Hazare should refrain ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Venkataraman great son of India: Ansari


July 30th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Eulogising former president R. Venkataraman on the occasion of his birth centenary celebrations, Vice President Hamid Ansari Saturday said that he was a great ... Read more...

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Dhool: A frame to frame copy (IANS Kananda Film Review)


April 30th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Film: Dhool; Starring: Aindrita, Yogi, Prakash Raj; Director: Bharani; Rating **Glam doll Aindrita makes a big impact in Dharani-directed "Dhool" in which she is paired with Yogi. Though the film is ... Read more...

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Pakistan observes Kashmir Solidarity Day today


February 5th, 2011 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Mirpur, Feb 5(ANI): Pakistan is observing the Kashmir Solidarity Day on Saturday (today) to renew its pledge to provide full moral, political and diplomatic support to the Kashmiri people."We would not ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Yeddyurappa meets Karnataka Governor Bhardwaj, seeks to mend relations


December 31st, 2010 - 1:24 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Dec 31 (ANI): In an attempt to bury the hatchet over differences regarding corruption issues in the state, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa met Governor HR Bhardwaj here at Raj Bhavan ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Yeddyurappa to write to President Patil against Karnataka Governor


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by ANI
Shimoga/Bangalore, Dec 23 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa on Thursday said he would be writing a letter to President Pratibha Devisingh Patil to clarify whether any dictum has been issued ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Allow Taslima to return to Kolkata: Mahasweta Devi


November 23rd, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 22 (IANS) Magsaysay Award winning litterateur Mahasweta Devi Monday demanded that Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasrin be allowed to come back to Kolkata.She also requested all the people fighting for a ... Read more...

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All Party National Alliance to observe Oct. 22 as “Black Day” from next year


October 26th, 2010 - 10:22 pm ICT by ANI
Muzaffarabad (PoK), Oct.26 (ANI): The All Party National Alliance (APNA) in Muzaffarabad, the capital of Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir (PoK), has decided to observe October 22 as a 'Black Day' from next year onwards, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Dave Navarro On Fact Checkers Unit


September 7th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Celebrated guitarist Dave Navarro who has been a part of awesome and exciting bands like Jane's Addiction and the Red Hot Chili Peppers is a man ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Irked Maoists extend two-day shutdown call to one week in Jharkhand district


August 5th, 2010 - 10:52 pm ICT by ANI
Simdega/Latehar, Aug 5 (ANI): Irked by the people's non-compliance with the two-day shutdown call in Jharkhand's Simdega district, warning letters extending markets shutdown to one week were circulated here on Thursday by ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Goa priest bans burying dead with gold, trinkets


July 17th, 2010 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 17 (IANS) Funerals will not be conducted if relatives of deceased bury the dead with gold and other valuables, a Goan Roman Catholic priest said Saturday. Father Raul Colaco, the priest ... Read more...

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Love ‘really is blind’


May 13th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 13 (ANI): American scientists have made an advance to prove Shakespeare's dictum, "love is blind and lovers cannot see".A brain in love looks like a neurological fireworks display.The ventral tegmental ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now terrorists emerge from educated households: Om Puri


November 21st, 2009 - 9:20 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Nov 21 (IANS) Om Puri, who plays a terror mastermind in Rensil D' Silva's just released "Kurbaan", says that people with terrorist leanings ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Om Puri Visits Same Terror Territory Twice


November 19th, 2009 - 1:57 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaRensil de Silva's much-anticipated Kurbaan is based on the London subway bombings of 7 July 2005. This is not the first film where Om plays a terrorist mastermind ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Muslim clergies dictum on Vande Mataram evokes protest


November 6th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Nov 6 (ANI): Activists of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) staged a mass protest here against the Muslims clergy for issuing fatwa, asking the Muslims not to sing India's national song Vande ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Mr. India Pravesh Rana- The hunk factor in Bigg Boss 3


November 6th, 2009 - 3:47 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
There will be a surprising entry to the Bigg Boss house today, as Mr. India 2008-2009 winner Pravesh Rana will enter Bigg Boss 3 as a wild card entry. This economics ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Of The Freedom To Revel And To Abstain


August 18th, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by admin
By Shobha Shukla, CNSThe Supreme Court of India has ordered a closure of all slaughter houses and eateries serving non vegetarian food for nine days, starting 15th August, all over the country. ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

CPI-M attacks Mamata on her Lok Sabha performance


May 9th, 2009 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 9 (IANS) Days ahead of Lok Sabha polls here, the ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday accused opposition Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee of faring poorly as an MP ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Obama and Mayawati: a Comparison in Contrast


November 11th, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by admin
By SR Darapuri It will be apt to mention in the beginning that a comparison between Obama and Mayawati (Dalit woman Chief Minister of UP state in India) is not very appropriate because ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

A Pak bank that doesnt admit women as witnesses on behalf of someone else


September 29th, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad , Sept 29 (ANI): In what could be called an absurd practice, one premier bank in Pakistan does not allow women to stand as witnesses on behalf of someone else ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Nainitals martial art player too poor to buy a ticket to South Africa


September 2nd, 2008 - 4:30 pm ICT by ANI
By Vipul Goel Nainital, Sep.2 (ANI): Meenakshi Adhikari of Naintal wishes she had a family background like that of Olympic Gold medalist Abhinav Bindra. For that would have facilitated many things for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Gwalior couple can now contend for Guinness Book with 22 kids!


August 6th, 2008 - 7:38 pm ICT by ANI
By Ashok Pal Lakhanpur Village (Gwalior), Aug.6 (ANI): A village couple in Madhya Pradesh is well on its way to etching their names in the record-books for being the biological parents of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Why celebs dont hire chauffeurs


June 20th, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Theyre Hollywoods most talked about celebs and have bodyguards escorting them wherever they go. But, when it comes to going behind wheels, the glamorous hotties prefer their ... Read more...

Posted in National |

The perfect kid: part computer, part robot


February 19th, 2008 - 2:17 pm ICT by admin
New York, Feb 19 (IANS) Here's one kid who lives up to the dictum that children must be seen and not heard. Meet Wizkid. Part computer, part robot, this Swiss machine is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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