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Advani slams PMO’s attempts to silence foreign scribe (Lead)


September 10th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday attacked the Prime Minister's Office for what he called attempts to "crush" a foreign correspondent for ... Read more...

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Advani slams PMO’s attempts to silence foreign scribe


September 10th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday attacked the Prime Minister's Office for what he called attempts to "crush" a foreign correspondent for ... Read more...

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Gandhi agreed Congress should not be defensive: MP


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday met a group of party MPs and agreed with their view that the party should not be defensive about ... Read more...

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Kiran Bedi compares PM to Dhritarashtra, Congress hits back


June 10th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Team Anna member Kiran Bedi Sunday compared Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to the blind king Dhritarashtra of the Mahabharata epic, saying he is aiding ... Read more...

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Indian military role in Afghanistan confined to training: Leon Panetta (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Setting at rest speculation that the US wants India to play a greater military role in Afghanistan, visiting US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta Wednesday ... Read more...

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Pentagon says India is a global power


June 6th, 2012 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) Ahead of next week's India-US strategic dialogue here, Pentagon has described India as a global power, which is meeting its responsibilities, and appreciated its work to ... Read more...

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Black flags to greet Sonia Gandhi in Goa


December 15th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 15 (IANS) Intellectuals, literatteurs, educationists, retired bureaucrats and freedom fighters will greet Congress president Sonia Gandhi with black flags during her brief visit to Goa on Dec ... Read more...

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Brooke Mueller asked to re-enter rehab


December 6th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 6 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen's ex-wife Brooke Mueller has reportedly been instructed by medical professionals to enter a rehabilitation facility for "at least nine months".Mueller was recently arrested ... Read more...

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Don’t politicise Rahul’s migrant workers statement: Congress


November 16th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday urged rival political parties "not to play politics and inflame passions" over party general secretary Rahul Gandhi's remarks about migrant workers ... Read more...

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Scorsese pays tribute to George Harrison’s Indian connection


October 21st, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) He was one of the most important musicians of our times. Not just because George Harrison belonged to the Beatles but also because he was the ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s flood fund collection is peanuts: Daily


September 24th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 24 (IANS) The funds collected in the Pakistani prime minister's fund for flood relief are just peanuts, said a daily Saturday.Floods in Sindh province have impacted over seven ... Read more...

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Congress-NC fissures surface again


July 29th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 29 (IANS) The top brass of Jammu and Kashmir's ruling National Conference (NC) and Congress says there are no differences but resentment simmers under the surface. Over ... Read more...

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Congress distances from Digvijay’s remarks on RSS


July 18th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Congress Monday distanced itself from the remarks of party leader Digvijay Singh about Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) making "bomb factories" and advised against ... Read more...

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Court fails to break pilots strike deadlock


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) "Do you think public opinion is with you?" the Delhi High Court Monday asked striking pilots of national carrier Air India while hearing criminal contempt ... Read more...

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Delhi Police arrests former cricketer wanted in human trafficking case


April 27th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 27 (ANI): Delhi Police has taken into its custody former cricketer Jacob Martin, who was wanted in connection with a human trafficking case.According to DCP (IGI Airport) R A ... Read more...

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Has Hazare taken on more than he can handle? (Comment)


April 16th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
It hasn't taken long for the two sides engaged in drafting the Lokpal Bill - the government and the social activists led by the Gandhian Anna Hazare - to start ... Read more...

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Advani hits out at Hazare backers’ anti-politician stance (Second Lead)


April 12th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Tuesday criticised social activist Anna Hazare's supporters for painting all politicians black, and said there were still ... Read more...

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Advani hits out at Hazare backers’ anti-politician stance (Lead)


April 12th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani Tuesday criticised social activist Anna Hazare's supporters for painting all politicians black, and said there were still ... Read more...

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Congress terms Advani’s comments on Hazare hypocritical


April 12th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 12 (ANI): Slamming senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L K Advani for publishing his views against veteran social activist Anna Hazare in his blog, the ruling Congress ... Read more...

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Advani hits out at anti-politician stance of Hazare supporters


April 12th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Tuesday came out in defence of former party colleague Uma Bharti who was turned away from ... Read more...

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Reduced BBC Hindi service will increase mistrust in India: Critics


March 28th, 2011 - 11:59 am ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 28(ANI): Critics such as noted author Vikram Seth have described the BBC's decision to scale back its Hindi short wave radio service as a great disservice to its listeners, and ... Read more...

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For cricket’s future, minnows must be encouraged: Roebuck


March 15th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Mar. 15 (ANI): Cricket columnist Peter Roebuck has said that the International Cricket Council's (ICC's) move not to allow weaker teams to play in the 2015 World Cup would be a ... Read more...

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PM agrees to JPC probe, says parliament can’t be paralysed (Lead)


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday agreed to the opposition's demand for a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the 2G spectrum scam, saying the country could ... Read more...

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Teresa Palmer did rigorous training for ‘I Am Number Four’


February 15th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 15 (IANS) Hollywood actress Teresa Palmer has revealed that she had to undergo rigorous physical training for her role in "I Am Number Four".Produced by Steven Spielberg and Michael ... Read more...

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Congress backs Omar’s measures to deal with BJP’s flag march


January 23rd, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Backing the measures of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah to deal with the march of Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) youth wing to Srinagar, the ... Read more...

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Companies Bill to be tabled in budget session: Khurshid


December 17th, 2010 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS) The revised Companies Bill will be tabled in parliament in the coming budget session, Minister of State for Corporate Affairs Salman Khurshid said here Friday. "Views of many ... Read more...

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High levels of salt in Sunday roasts put Brits at risk of heart disease, stroke


December 6th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 6 (ANI): A study by health campaigners has found that the high level of salt in Sunday roasts is putting Britons at risk of suffering from deadly heart disease and ... Read more...

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William Lawson’s stops the fake Morgan Freeman Ad


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Nov 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) William "B.J." Lawson’s bid to enter Congress this term suffered a major setback when it emerged that an ad that features what seems like Morgan Freeman’s ... Read more...

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Gen Beg demands right for Pak Air Force to shoot down ISAF copters, drones


September 29th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 29 (ANI): Former Pakistani army chief, General Mirza Aslam Beg, has criticised the government for involving Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani in the conflict between the executive and the judiciary, and ... Read more...

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Hi-tech toys to make kids smarter ‘may actually be doing them harm’


September 28th, 2010 - 1:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 28 (ANI): Next time you plan to buy a high-tech toy for your kid, think again-as they are likely to harm them.Top-selling teddies that talk, toddler laptops, and interactive baby ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton unveils new hairdo


September 21st, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 21 (ANI): The US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has just unveiled a new hairstyle.She revealed her new hairdo when she arrived at the United Nations over the weekend ... Read more...

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Ground Zero mosque approval, a victory for US democracy, religious tolerance: NYT


August 4th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.4 (ANI): New York City's Landmarks Preservation Commission decision to sanction the construction of a mosque and an Islamic center near Ground Zero by a vote of nine to zero, ... Read more...

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Murali a good human being: Bedi


July 22nd, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Former India captain Bishan Singh Bedi, a diehard critic of Muttiah Muralitharan's bowling action, Thursday praised the Sri Lankan off-spinner for his wonderful qualities as a ... Read more...

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Mamata politicking over train tragedy: CPI-M


July 21st, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday criticised Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee for "floating the conspiracy theory" and "politicking" over the train accident in West Bengal ... Read more...

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Karnataka seeks ban on export of iron ore, minerals


July 3rd, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 3 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa has sought a ban on export of iron ore and other minerals to prevent loss of precious natural resources, which are not ... Read more...

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