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Trinamool ditches UPA, blasts Congress (Second Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) An aggressive West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday withdrew her Trinamool Congress' support to the Congress-led UPA government.Banerjee told a news conference that Trinamool's six ... Read more...

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Indonesia slaps bans on scandal-tainted shuttlers


September 5th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, Sep 5 (IANS) The Indonesian badminton association (PBSI) Wednesday slapped a four-month ban on the women's doubles pair involved in the Olympic match-throwing scandal."After studying and hearing, the sanction ... Read more...

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Police-public partnership to check crime in Ghaziabad


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 2 (IANS) The police and the public are joining hands in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district to check incidents of crime, courtesy an initiative by resident welfare associations of ... Read more...

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Sharman, Boman different takes on Father’s Day


June 14th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Boman Irani and Sharman Joshi play father and son, respectively, in "Ferrari Ki Sawari", releasing Friday, and they have different takes on Father's Day, which ... Read more...

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Music industry unpredictable: Kunal Ganjawala


May 29th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) If unpredictability and lack of recognition in showbiz saddens playback singer Kunal Ganjawala, growth and expansion of the industry gives him hope and happiness."I ... Read more...

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It’s not risky to work with new directors: Akshay Kumar


May 1st, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 1 (IANS) He takes pride in saying that he gave some of his biggest hits with new directors and even today Bollywood star Akshay Kumar feels there ... Read more...

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‘Tezz’: a slick action film with engaging thrills (IANS Hindi Film Review)


April 28th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Tezz"; Starring: Anil Kapoor, Ajay Devgn, Zayed Khan, Sameera Reddy, Kangna Ranaut, Boman Irani; Directed by: Priyadarshan; Rating: ***What do you do when a country, a culture and their ... Read more...

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Desi ‘Kill Bill’ series with Neetu Chandra?


April 7th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Actress Neetu Chandra was surrounded by rumours of her wedding to Randeep Hooda, but she is ready to strike back on screen, this time in ... Read more...

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Rape victims will be given government jobs: Mulayam


January 29th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Siddharth Nagar (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 29 (IANS) Hitting out at the Mayawati government for rising incidents of rape and murder in Uttar Pradesh, Samajwadi Party president Mulayam Singh Yadav ... Read more...

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Sachin’s 100th hundred will be a blessing for Tests: Clarke


January 2nd, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke feels Sachin Tendulkar's 100th international hundred will inject life in the dwindling popularity of Test cricket but also insisted that they ... Read more...

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Ramdev cannot inspire Goans: Congress


December 12th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 12 (IANS) In a scathing attack on Baba Ramdev, a senior Congress leader Monday said that the yoga guru had no moral authority to inspire people because "he ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan wishes success for ‘RA.One’


October 22nd, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Superstar Aamir Khan has wished success for Shah Rukh Khan's highly ambitious production venture "RA.One", which is set to hit the screens on Diwali."My best ... Read more...

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Mohsin says he can get along with skipper Misbah


October 6th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 6 (IANS) Pakistan's new cricket coach Mohsin Hasan Khan feels that nothing will go wrong between skipper Misbah-Ul-Haq and him during their upcoming series against Sri Lanka.Unlike ... Read more...

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Raja alleges CBI withholding regulator’s report


September 27th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Jailed former communications minister A. Raja, the prime accused in the 2G case, contended in a special court here that the CBI was wilfully not ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray prays for ‘eccentric, adamant’ Hussain


June 9th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Thursday called renowned painter M.F. Husain "an eccentric and adamant person" who thought it fit to leave his country rather ... Read more...

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Will give due respect to opposition: West Bengal minister


May 21st, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) West Bengal's new Trinamool Congress-Congress government will give due respect to the opposition and welcome constructive suggestions, Industry and Commerce Minister Partha Chatterjee said here ... Read more...

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Behind Bollywood’s grease paint, the untold story (This is the fourth in a series by IANS on Bollywood’s behind-the-scenes people)


April 11th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) He is 80 years old and has spent over 60 years giving make-up to the biggest film stars. But ask Pandhari Juker about the ... Read more...

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Left leaders running away from fighting polls: Trinamool


March 13th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 13 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Sunday took a dig at West Bengal's Left Front's candidates list for the April-May assembly elections, saying it reflected the ruling Marxists' ... Read more...

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Four Germans arrested in Lahore released after documents’ verification


March 5th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 5(ANI): Four German nationals, who were arrested in Lahore on Friday for not having their travel documents, have been released after the verification of their credentials.Policemen had taken them to ... Read more...

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Badminton champion told to clean utensils in Himachal


February 24th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 24 (IANS) A badminton champion, studying in class 12 of a government school in Sirmau district of Himachal Pradesh, was asked to clean utensils at the school's annual function presided ... Read more...

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Lawson for complete overhaul of Cricket Australia following top-down disintegration


February 10th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 10(ANI): Former Australian fast bowler and Pakistan coach Geoff Lawson has called for a complete overhaul of Cricket Australia (CA) following the national team's slump to No.5 on the Test ... Read more...

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US denies dictating to Egypt


February 10th, 2011 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 10 (IANS) The US is not trying to dictate anything on how Egypt should move out of the crisis engulfing it, State Department spokesman Philip Crowley has said.He was ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court asks Tiwari to give DNA samples to ascertain paternity


February 8th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 8 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed former Andhra Pradesh Governor and veteran Congress leader N D Tiwari to provide DNA samples to ascertain the veracity of ... Read more...

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Zardari marriage rumour swirls, PPP denies


February 4th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 4 (IANS) The ruling Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Friday rejected rumours that President Asif Ali Zardari has secretly tied the knot in the US with a Pakistani doctor based ... Read more...

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Has Zardari secretly married US-based PPP activist?


February 4th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4(ANI): Pakistan's Presidency and Dr Tanveer Zamani, a practicing surgeon and PPP activist in the US, have commented quite differently on a flood of reports and Internet blogs referring ... Read more...

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Netaji’s birth anniversary celebrated across West Bengal


January 23rd, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) Unfurling of the national flag, march pasts, colourful rallies and speeches marked the 114th birth anniversary of legendary freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose across West Bengal, ... Read more...

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Prove respect for parents for promotion in China county


January 19th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 19 (IANS) Officials in a county in China's Hebei province have now to prove that they have respect for their parents and in-laws in order to get promotion. Eleven officials ... Read more...

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My father is a very good actor: Saif


January 17th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) His mother is an actor. So is his younger sister Soha and he is one, of course. But did one know that Saif Ali Khan's dad Mansoor ... Read more...

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Kashmir interlocutors submit report to Chidambaram


January 10th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 10 (IANS) The three interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir have submitted a report to union Home Minister P. Chidambaram, stressing on the right to protest and outlining a basic ... Read more...

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Free ambulance service starts in Himachal Pradesh


December 26th, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
By Hemant ChauhanShimla, Dec.26 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal flagged off the free ambulance service over the weekend.Dhumal flagged off a contingent of 50 ambulances, which would be ... Read more...

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Mike Huckabee defends Michelle Obama in food fight with Sarah Palin


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Potential Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee has defended US First Lady Michelle Obama on her push to combat childhood obesity.He said Sarah Palin was wrong to mock ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren Says Hollywood Worships Men


December 10th, 2010 - 12:46 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Dec 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dame Helen Mirren has passed down her condemnation of Hollywood, claiming that film makers aim their movies at young men. According to the actress, Hollywood “continues ... Read more...

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Helen Mirren blasts at the sexism, which is present in Hollywood


December 9th, 2010 - 10:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Helen Mirren is miffed with the sexist ways of Hollywood. She spoke her mind over the issue and said that Hollywood makes movies ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin blasts Michelle Obama, Barbara Bush


November 26th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 26 (ANI): Sarah Palin has slammed Michelle Obama for her campaign against childhood obesity and dismissed Barbara Bush as one of the "blue bloods" trying to fix the political ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin refers to Bush family as ‘blue-bloods’


November 25th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 25 (ANI): In an interview, Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has dismissed the criticism of former First Lady Barbara Bush, who recently said that Palin stay in Alaska rather ... Read more...

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