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Faster development when India fully literate: Ansari


September 9th, 2012 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 8 (IANS) Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari Saturday said India's development would be fast-tracked from the day the country attained complete literacy.Speaking at the Sakshar Bharat prize ... Read more...

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Unmukt meets teachers at Modern School


September 4th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Unmukt Chand, who led India to victory at the Under-19 cricket World Cup, met his teachers at his former school here and sought their ... Read more...

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Bhojpuri films needs encouragement: Big B


September 2nd, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is working free of cost in Bhojpuri film "Ganga Devi", says regional films need support and that is why he never ... Read more...

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JRM team, Karun hoping for good result at Le Mans


August 23rd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, Aug 23 (IANS) The JRM Racing team, comprising Karun Chandhok, David Brabham and Peter Dumbreck, is hoping to improve on its sixth place finish at the Le Mans 24-hour ... Read more...

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President felicitates Olympic medal winners


August 18th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee congratulated India's Olympic medal winners at a felicitation ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan Saturday, hoping for a 'medal spring' at the ... Read more...

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Himachal gives Rs.one crore, plot to shooter Vijay


August 15th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kullu, Aug 15 (IANS) Pistol shooter Vijay Kumar was Wednesday honoured by Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal for winning an Olympic silver medal.At the state-level Independence Day function ... Read more...

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We should be proud of Indian Olympians: Abhishek


August 8th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, who recently attended the 2012 London Olympics, says countrymen should be proud of all Indian sportspersons who have made it to ... Read more...

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Not encouraging the sex trade, says SC


July 27th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday sought to allay the impression as if it was endorsing prostitution by modifying its July 19, 2011 order on the central ... Read more...

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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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No regrets, says Vivek Oberoi about his career


July 14th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) In a decade of his association with Bollywood, Vivek Oberoi has seen many highs and lows, but he has no regrets whatsoever. He says he ... Read more...

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Parental work stress hits healthy eating


June 24th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 24 (IANS) During an economic downslide, with fewer jobs, people end up working harder and sacrificing more to stay employed, which hits their own and their family's nutrition, ... Read more...

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Man’s best friend follows cyclists 1,800 km


May 31st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 31 (IANS) A stray dog in China has followed a group of cyclists 1,800 km to their destination in a heart-wrenching 20-day trip.The dog, nicknamed Xiaosa, followed the ... Read more...

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Annual awards announced for 50 homeopaths


May 25th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) Fifty homeopaths across India will be given the Malati Allen Nobel Award every year by a private company as a means of encouragement, the firm's official ... Read more...

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Mahindra Racing felicitates Indian rider Sarath Kumar


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Mahindra Racing felicitated their Indian rider Sarath Kumar for becoming the first Indian to score points in the Italian Championship.Mahindra Racing, the first Indian team to ... Read more...

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I wasn’t expecting national award: Gurvinder Singh


March 7th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Gurvinder Singh, who has won the National Award for best direction for his directorial debut "Anhey Ghorey Da Daan", says he was not expecting the ... Read more...

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TV actor Rajiv Paul pens book, thanks Juhi Chawal for support


January 30th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai Jan 30, (IANS) Television actor Rajiv Paul has turned author with "Mumbai, Mohabbat aur Tanhayi", a collection of Hindi poems, and thanks his friend and actress Juhi Chawla for ... Read more...

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Bhopal has twin reasons to rejoice this R-Day


January 26th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 26 (IANS) For this Madhya Pradesh capital city, and its Dhrupad vocalist duo the Gundecha brothers, the 63rd Republic Day has brought twin reasons for being ... Read more...

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Padma Shri is a recognition for Indian hockey: Zafar


January 25th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Former India hockey captain and coach Zafar Iqbal Wednesday reacted in his typical unassuming way to his getting Padma Shri in the Republic Day awards, ... Read more...

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Vivek Oberoi regrets not doing ‘Shaitaan’


January 19th, 2012 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 19 (IANS) 2012 seems to be Vivek Oberoi's year, with the actor to be seen yet again as an action hero in several films this year. But he ... Read more...

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Gina Carano’s GQ photos create a stir


January 12th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NMA fighting star Gina Carano is currently promoting her movie “Haywire.” The action thriller is set to hit the theaters later this month. The former fighter ... Read more...

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You can’t stress me out: Priyanka (Movie Snippets)


December 29th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra has been very busy of late, first promoting "Don 2" and now "Agneepath", but she still manages to look fresh. The actress ... Read more...

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Pawar hits back at Hazare, but asks partymen to be calm


December 7th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 7 (IANS) Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Wednesday hit back at Anna Hazare for justifying the recent physical attacks on politicians but appealed to his partymen to ... Read more...

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Myneni wins ITF Futures, bags maiden ATP points


November 12th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 12 (IANS) Wildcard Saketh Sai Myneni of Hyderabad picked up his first ATP points after defeating eighth-seeded James Marsalek of England 6-1, 6-4, in the final of the ... Read more...

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Hrithik gets a fan in Yash Chopra


November 9th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) Veteran filmmaker Yash Chopra is immensely impressed with actor Hrithik Roshan and more so after watching the trailer of the "Agneepath" remake."Among all the ... Read more...

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Monroe’s teenage photos up for auction


November 9th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 9 (IANS) Rare photos of a teenage Marilyn Monroe are set to be auctioned during a memorabilia sale next month in Beverly Hills.The model shots taken by ... Read more...

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Big B remembers Sathe as affable


September 24th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan had met late Congress leader Vasant Sathe during his short political stint in the 1980s and remembers him as an affable person."Vasant ... Read more...

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Yuvraj launches his cricket academy


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh Tuesday launched a cricket academy named after him in association with the Pathways World School.Yuvraj Singh Centres of Excellence (YSCE) aims ... Read more...

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Mahindra riders make top-15 finish in Czech Moto GP


August 14th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Brno (Cezch Republic), Aug 14 (IANS) India's Mahindra Racing bikers made top-15 finishes for the second time in the season, with Danny Webb at 12th place and Marcel Schrotter at ... Read more...

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Swann’s dismissal gives encouragement to English bowlers: Broad


July 30th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Nottingham, July 30 (IANS) England fast bowler Stuart Broad said Graeme Swann's dismissal will give the home bowlers some encouragement on the second day of the second cricket Test against ... Read more...

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British firms can now fire aged workers


July 26th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) A European court's ruling has come as an encouragement for British firms who can now compel thousands of workers to retire against their will, Daily Express ... Read more...

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Research identifies how cancer cells cheat death


June 9th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 9 (IANS) Cancer cells survive easily and researchers have now identified how biochemical pathways rewired by cancer cells help them cheat death."This work focused on understanding how cancer ... Read more...

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Breastfeeding linked to stronger maternal response to infant’s cry


April 21st, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 21 (ANI): A new study has found that mothers who feed their babies breast milk exclusively, as opposed to formula, are more likely to bond emotionally with their child during ... Read more...

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Black Eyed Peas open music school


April 21st, 2011 - 5:30 am ICT by IANS
London, April 21 (IANS) American hip hop band Black Eyed Peas have opened a special school in New York for local teenagers to learn how to use music and video ... Read more...

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Oriental Bank to increase lending to SMEs


April 20th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Oriental Bank of Commerce will increase lending to small and medium enterprises (SMEs) with a view to boosting manufacturing growth in the country, the ... Read more...

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Kutcher’s love notes to Moore


April 16th, 2011 - 4:25 am ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) Actor Ashton Kutcher leaves wife Demi Moore romantic notes around the house to prove how much he loves her.The 33-year-old actor is married to the "Ghost" ... Read more...

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