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‘Heartless’ will be toughest role of Adhyayan’s career: Shekhar Suman


September 17th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Actor Shekhar Suman, who is gearing up for his debut directorial "Heartless", a tribute to his late son Aayush, says the movie will prove to be ... Read more...

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Lonely Planet launches customised guides for Indian travellers


September 14th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Lonely Planet has launched a series of guides customised for Indians travelling abroad.The 'Lonely Planet for the Indian Traveller', series of 10 books on Singapore, ... Read more...

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Terrorist wanted for Kandahar hijacking arrested


September 13th, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 13 (IANS) Mehraj-ud-din Dand, a terrorist wanted for his involvement in the hijacking of flight IC-814 flight to Kandahar and other terror attacks, has been arrested by ... Read more...

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India U-16 lose second football friendly


September 12th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 12 (IANS) The Indian team, presently training here for the final phase of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-16 Tournament later this month, lost 2-1 to the UAE ... Read more...

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Samantha set to start shooting for ‘Yevadu’ soon


September 10th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) Southern actress Samantha will join the cast and the crew of Telugu movie "Yevadu" in October.The 25-year-old recently wrapped up shooting for Gautham Menon's Tamil project ... Read more...

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Business woman Ayesha has no time for films


September 4th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Actress Ayesha Takia has happily put her acting career on the backseat and is busy concentrating on her home and hospitality business."I find it hilarious ... Read more...

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Kareena cruises on stardom in Dubai (With Image)


September 4th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 4 (IANS) True to the glamorous spirit of their film "Heroine", actress Kareena Kapoor, director Madhur Bhandarkar and producer Siddharth Roy Kapur held a stylish and glitzy ... Read more...

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Butler dating Romanian model?


September 1st, 2012 - 6:59 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 1 (IANS) Actor Gerard Butler is reportedly dating Romanian model-actress Madalina Ghenea.The Scottish actor reportedly got smitten by the European beauty when she was hired to ... Read more...

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Baby Boy Born in Emirates Airplane Toilet to Be Named Ek


August 30th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dubai, Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A plane was forced to make an emergency landing in Vietnam when a woman went in to labor. The woman whose name is Filipina gave birth to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Air India yet to decide on direct ATF import: Ajit Singh


August 28th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Air India has not yet decided about importing Air Turbine Fuel (ATF) directly, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Tuesday. The minister said this in ... Read more...

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Kanda’s police custody extended by three days


August 25th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday extended by three days the police custody of Haryana's former minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, accused of abetting the suicide of his ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Jet Airways to increase Gulf flights from October


August 21st, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Jet Airways Tuesday announced plans to enhance connectivity to the Gulf with the launch of its new Mumbai-Sharjah service, the airline's sixth daily flight to the ... Read more...

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UBI to seek Rs.1,000 crore from government


August 16th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) Public sector lender Union Bank of India (UBI) will seek capital investment up to Rs.10 billion from the central government to clock around 18-20 percent growth ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Man held at Jaipur airport for gold smuggling


August 10th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 9 (IANS) A 45-year-old man was arrested at the Jaipur International Airport Thursday on suspicion of gold smuggling from Dubai and about 2.75 kg of gold jewellery was ... Read more...

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‘Asset-heavy’ EIH to focus more on managing hotels


August 7th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 7 (IANS) Hospitality major EIH Ltd, which runs the Oberoi and Trident hotel chains, Wednesday hinted that for the new projects in home and abroad, its focus will ... Read more...

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Ex-flight attendant’s suicide: Hooda assures action


August 5th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Sunday said that appropriate action would be taken in the case of a 23-year-old former flight attendant committing suicide ... Read more...

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Emirates inaugurates A380 Service to Amsterdam


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Aug 2 (IANS/WAM) With launch of services to Amsterdam, Emirates' A380 route network was extended to the Netherlands Thursday.Emirates is the first carrier to offer a scheduled A380 ... Read more...

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Dubai customs attends Google meet in US


July 29th, 2012 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 28, 2012 (IANS/WAM) Dubai Customs has called on the international community to strengthen cooperation through information exchange on illicit networks.It has said such a step can help curb ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Sangakkara banks on home advantage at World T20


July 27th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 27 (IANS) Sri Lanka wicket-keeper batsman Kumar Sangakkara believes playing at home will give his side added inspiration to win the World Twenty20 in September.Speaking to ICC ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

US assures transparent probe into fisherman killing


July 23rd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The US Monday assured a "thorough and transparent" investigation into the killing of an Indian fisherman by one of its naval personnel from aboard a ... Read more...

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US condoles death of Indian fisherman in shooting


July 17th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The US Tuesday conveyed its condolences to the families of an Indian killed and three others injured in a shooting incident by a US ship ... Read more...

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Goan expats want state to host mini-NRI football World Cup


July 16th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 16 (IANS) Football crazy Goan expats are rooting for the state to host a mini non-resident Indian (NRI) football 'World Cup'.The idea, which was first mooted in ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

England maintain lead in Test rankings, India slip to 5th


July 14th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 14 (IANS) England extended their lead as the top team in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) Test rankings released Saturday while India slipped one place to be ... Read more...

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Filmmaker in search of Divya Bharti’s look-alike


July 14th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Director Vikram Sandhu denies that his movie "Dream" is a biopic on Divya Bharti, but admits he is scouting for a look-alike of the late actress ... Read more...

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IGNOU opens admission for library science courses


July 13th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has started its admission process for Masters and Bachelor's courses in Library Science for those aspiring to work ... Read more...

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Maradona wants to keep coaching UAE team


July 12th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, July 12 (IANS) Diego Maradona has said he would like to continue as coach of Dubai's Al Wasl team despite the club's announcement of his dismissal.Maradona, expected to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Emirates launches daily flights to Lisbon


July 11th, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, July 10 (IANS/WAM) Emirates Airlines has launched its first daily non-stop service to Lisbon.Monday's inaugural flight to Lisbon comes just six days after Emirates launched flights to Barcelona in ... Read more...

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ICC hails Australia’s decision to play Afghanistan


July 2nd, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dublin, July 2 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) president Alan Isaac has welcomed Australia's decision to play its first-ever game against Afghanistan in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) next month."This ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

‘West Indies favourites for T20 World Cup’


June 28th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 28 (IANS) Australian all-rounder Shane Watson believes that the West Indies will be the team to beat in the ICC Twenty20 World Cup which kicks off in Sri ... Read more...

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More Emirates flights to Saudi Arabia


June 27th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 27 (IANS/WAM) Emirates will use 73 additional flights to Saudi Arabia during Ramadan, it was announced Wednesday.The services will be avaliable from July 20 to Sep 1."We expect ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Raman writes to Krishna to rescue engineer from pirates


June 16th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 16 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has written to External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna seeking his intervention to rescue a man from the state allegedly held hostage ... Read more...

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Dubai, Indonesia to boost trade ties


June 13th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 13 (IANS/WAM) The government of the emirate of Dubai will strengthen trade cooperation with Indonesia, it was announced Wednesday.An Indonesian delegation, led by Consul General in Dubai Mansyur ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Chandy launches project in Smart City Kochi


June 9th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 9 (IANS) Kerala Saturday stepped up efforts to make itself prominent on the IT map of India and the world with Chief Minister Oomen Chandy launching a project ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ajman’s elderly to get training on entrepreneurship


May 30th, 2012 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 29 (IANS/WAM) Retired citizens in Ajman will be given training on planning and management of small enterprises at a workshop to be held Thursday.Being organised by the Ministry ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

China’s tallest building to reach 2,073 feet


May 29th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 29 (IANS) The 121-storey Shanghai Tower being built in Shanghai city will be China's tallest building upon completion, the construction company said Tuesday.On Tuesday, it reached a height ... Read more...

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