Lokpal debate in parliament Saturday; Anna firm on key demands (Roundup)

August 27th, 2011 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Parliament will Saturday hold a special sitting to take up the Lokpal issue in a bid to end the dragging fast by Anna Hazare ... Read more...

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Voices of dissonance against Hazare and his ‘authoritarian’ attitude (Lead)

April 22nd, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Criticising Anna Hazare for his alleged affiliation with right-wing Hindu groups, filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt with historian K.N. Panikkar and activist Shabnam Hashmi Friday questioned ... 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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Gathering courage to switch tracks in mid-life

March 17th, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Circumstances and the call of the heart often push career changes in mid-life, forcing professionals to make life-altering decisions.Rakesh Jinsi moved to the non-profit ... Read more...

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Increasing divergences bog down Indo-US strategic partnership (Comment)

November 6th, 2010 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
By A. Vinod Kumar In an era where even a strategic partnership between India and China is theoretically possible, the unrelenting emphasis on India's strategic relationship with the US often seems a ... Read more...

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US biggest perceived threat to PLA: China’s top military strategist

April 26th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, April 26 (ANI): Rear Admiral Yang Yi has said US is the biggest perceivedthreat to the People's Liberation Army (PLA).Yang Yi was the former head of strategic studies at ... Read more...

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Scot makes history after winning right to not specify gender

March 15th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): A Scot is said to have made history after winning the right not to specify gender and to instead have "Sex Not Specified" on hisbirth certificate.Norrie May-Welby, 48, ... Read more...

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Mosquitoes ’sing’ in harmony to identify sex partner

January 1st, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 1 (IANS) Male and female mosquitoes, responsible for malarial deaths, "sing" in perfect harmony to identify the right kind of partner and begin their sex life. Those tones are produced ... Read more...

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Brit varsity VC defends ‘female students perk’ article

September 24th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 24 (ANI): Brit university vice-chancellor Terence Kealey, who is at the centre of a row over an article about female students being a "perk" to be enjoyed by male academics, ... Read more...

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The Beatles are at it again

September 9th, 2009 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
By Andy Goldberg Los Angeles, Sep 9 (DPA) They revolutionised the rock world almost 50 years ago. Now the Fab Four, or what remains of them, are set to do it again.Their ... Read more...

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Rushdie, Ghosh, Lahiri in Vodafone-Crossword award shortlist

June 26th, 2009 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Salman Rushdie's "The Enchantress of Florence", Amitav Ghosh's "Sea of Poppies" and "Unaccustomed Earth" by Jhumpa Lahiri are among the fictions shortlisted for the Vodafone-Crossword Book Award ... Read more...

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Zee Cafe May schedule

April 30th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Gossip GirlSeason 2 Mon, 9PMYou've Got Yale 4th MayIt's that stressful time of year when the students of Constance Billard and St. Jude schools find out who is -- and isn't -- worthy ... Read more...

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Art takes on terror (Weekly Art Column, Rainbow Palette, With Images)

March 20th, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Terror is a reality of our times, whose echoes can be felt across the country. Now leading artists and top galleries from Kolkata have ... Read more...

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Chad Ocho Cinco name change still controversial

September 8th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by David M N James
Dissonance struck the public image of Chad Ocho Cinco with people dubbing him and idiot of sorts. Chad Johnson the Cincinnati Bengals receiver legally changed his name from Chad Johnson to Chad ... Read more...

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Nastia Liukin robbed Olympic medal

August 20th, 2008 - 2:34 am ICT by David M N James
The hype is that Nastia Liukin was robbed her chance for a gold medal. She deserved the Gold!! And that's the hype all over. Nastia lost the fair chance after she was ... Read more...

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US must understand nuances of FATA situation: Washington Times

May 30th, 2008 - 2:30 pm ICT by admin
Washington , May 30 (ANI): The US must understand the nuances of the prevailing situation in FATA where the NWFP government has entered into a peace deal with the pro-Taliban militants ... Read more...

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