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Kurien an icon of dairy movement: PM


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday condoled the passing away of Verghese Kurien, the progenitor of the "white revolution in India", and lauded him as ... Read more...

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Grammar, secret of Shakespeare’s appeal


February 1st, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Shakespeare's mastery of English is more evident in his grammar than in his words, which ensured his pre-eminence and set him apart from others, says a ... Read more...

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Fluctuating legal fortunes of a CM and two ex-CMs


October 22nd, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 22 (IANS) It was a week of mixed legal fortunes for three leading politicians of two neighbouring southern states, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka, with all the courtroom ... Read more...

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Surinder Kapoor was kind hearted: Big B


September 25th, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan remembers producer Surinder Kapoor, who died Saturday, as a kind-hearted and affable man.Kapoor died of cardiac arrest at age 84."...just ... Read more...

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Region to be unstable without Kashmir solution: Pakistani general


June 30th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) The subcontinent is likely to "remain unstable" without the Kashmir issue being resolved, says a top Pakistan Army general.Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC), ... Read more...

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Osama killing a unique moment for the region: India (Second Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 12 (IANS) The killing of Osama bin Laden by US commandos in Pakistan provides "a unique moment" for countries in the region to step up their war ... Read more...

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Need thorough probe into Osama living in Pakistan: PM


May 12th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said there was need for a "thorough investigation" into the presence of Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Abbottabad in ... Read more...

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‘China may overtake US as premier nation for scientific and technological innovation’


February 20th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): US President Barrack Obama's science adviser has warned that China could overtake America as the premier nation for scientific and technological innovation, if "we don't lift our game". ... Read more...

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Karnataka: A long legal battle ahead, and the options


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's first chief minister in south India B.S. Yeddyurappa has a long legal battle ahead to come out clean from various allegations against him.Here ... Read more...

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Golden Globe Awards Faces A Lawsuit Over Allegations Of Fraud


January 15th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Golden Globe Awards (GGA) has attained unpleasant publicity just before its 68th yearly ceremony, which is listed to take place on January 16. Cinepoint Productions (CP), which is a public ... Read more...

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Congress denies book on its history demeans Sanjay Gandhi


December 29th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday denied reports that a new book on its 125-year history blames the excesses during the Emergency on its late leader Sanjay Gandhi, saying ... Read more...

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Here’s how to dejargonise Karnataka land scam (Letter from Bangalore)


November 18th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Karnic Bangalore, Nov 18 (IANS) 'G' category sites, denotification, KIADB, 'putra vyamoha'... among the frequently uttered words these days in Karnataka where land grabbing has reached scandalous proportions with allegations ... Read more...

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USINPAC welcomes Obama’s endorsement of India for the permanent UNSC membership


November 9th, 2010 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.9 (ANI): The US India Political Action Committee (USINPAC) has welcomed President Barack Obama's endorsement for India's bid for the permanent membership of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).The ... Read more...

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Conduct research on more financial inclusion: Pranab


September 13th, 2010 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sept 12 (IANS) Urging bodies of eminence like the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) to conduct research on facilitating more financial inclusion, union Finance Minster Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said sound data ... Read more...

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Congress unlikely to take action against Jaganmohan


September 8th, 2010 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Congress is unlikely to take any action against party MP Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy for continuing his 'Odarpu' yatra' despite the leadership's advice to make the memorial ... Read more...

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Karnad withdraws resignation from Goa panel


August 19th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 19 (IANS) In a flip flop, veteran artiste Girish Karnad has withdrawn his resignation from a high profile think tank promoted by the Goa government. Chief Minister Digambar Kamat told ... Read more...

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Court upholds Sahitya Akademi’s nominations


August 10th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday upheld Sahitya Akademi's decision to nominate three people recommended by the education department of Uttar Pradesh for the general council of the ... Read more...

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Vice President confers ‘National Amity Award’ to Sunil Dutt posthumously


July 30th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Friday conferred the 'National Amity Award' posthumously for the year 2010 to late legendary actor and Parliamentarian Sunil Dutt.Dutt's daughter and ... Read more...

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Attempting to save English from horrors of ‘text-speak’


June 7th, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 7 (IANS) Some time ago, a 13-year-old girl handed in an essay written in texting shorthand saying it was easier than standard English. She wrote: "My smmr hols ... Read more...

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Trinamool to ask poll panel to advance Bengal assembly poll


June 4th, 2010 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 3 (IANS) Trinamool Congress would request the Election Commission to advance the West Bengal assembly polls to October, party chief and Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee said Thursday. Addressing journalists ... Read more...

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Advani, Khurshid condole Shekhawat’s death


May 15th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani and Congress leader Salman Khurshid Saturday condoled the demise of former vice president Bhairon Shingh Shekhawat. "My recollection of ... Read more...

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Kent State Dedicates May 4th Tour To Commemorate The Shootings On The Same Day 40 Years Back


May 4th, 2010 - 6:28 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A formal procedure of ribbon cutting was organized on Monday to observe two chief landmarks linked to the May 4, 1970 campus shootings that liquidated ... Read more...

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Sharon Osbourne To Bequeath Breast Implants To Her Spouse, Ozzy Osbourne


April 20th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Sharon Osbourne has enunciated that she will do away with her breast implants in this summer. She has declared that she will bequeath them to ... Read more...

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Janet Jackson goes gaga over Lady Gaga


April 6th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 6, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Janet Jackson appears to be going gaga over the singer Lady Gaga. It seems that the deceased Michael Jackson’s sister interacted with Lady gaga ... Read more...

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New prize for south Asian literature in English


January 26th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 26 (IANS) DSC Limited, an infrastructure company, has announced a prize of $50,000 for south Asian and sub-continental literature. "The purse of $50,000 will be awarded to the winner in 2011. ... Read more...

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India-U.S. relations ‘not conducive’, says Radio Pakistan


January 16th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
Bathinda, Jan.16 (ANI): The Punjabi Durbar programme of Radio Pakistan finds it difficult to accept that the United States is having close relations with India in various fields. The fact that ... Read more...

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Nelson Mandela Not Dead!


December 17th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec. 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest rumors that are circulating in the internet concern not some celebrity in tinsel town. Neither do they revolve around anyone from the sports world. ... Read more...

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Texting while Driving Law to be expanded


December 2nd, 2009 - 11:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Jefferson City, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It could soon be unlawful for drivers to text while driving in Missouri. And it would also apply to all motorists. Two representatives filed proposals Tuesday ... Read more...

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Shakespeare didn’t work alone on Edward III play, Pl@giarism proves


October 12th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 12 (ANI): A computer program designed to detect plagiarism has proved that Shakespeare was not the sole playwright of The Reign of King Edward III.Sir Brian Vickers, an expert on ... Read more...

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Exposed: Home Minister’s latka-jhatka


September 15th, 2009 - 10:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bad-man Mukesh Tiwari will once again impart the negativity onscreen. As he is featured as home minister in Mehul Kumar's forthcoming ambitious film "Krantiveer- The Revolution'. The touted sequel of Krantiveer seems ... Read more...

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White House statement on the passing of Abdul Aziz al-Hakim


August 27th, 2009 - 12:59 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs released the following statement on Wednesday on the passing of Abdul Aziz al-Hakim, the leader of the Islamic Supreme Council of ... Read more...

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Hanging Gardens Of Babylon Damaged By US Troops: UN Report


July 31st, 2009 - 10:35 pm ICT by GD
In the year 2003 United States invaded Iraq and in the process damaged one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Hanging Gardens of Babylon. The particular site was converted ... Read more...

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Govt. to file case against Continental Airlines on Kalam issue


July 21st, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 21 (ANI): After slapping a show cause notice on the US-based Continental Airlines, which frisked former president APJ Abdul Kalam at the IGI airport in New Delhi in April ... Read more...

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Shahid Kapoor to receive the Rajiv Gandhi award for best actor


July 18th, 2009 - 11:16 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
The 12th Rajiv Gandhi Awards in the Best Actor Category for Bollywood is going to be presented to Shahid Kapoor. This award is given every year to a person who shows ... Read more...

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Ziyah and Zaynah’s future secured


July 7th, 2009 - 3:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Well we are talking about the two little baby wonders who got the taste of fame and eminence at an early age. Ziyah bagged a meaty role in Darshel Safery's film ... Read more...

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