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Concerned over clashes within, Indian Army ‘back to basics’


September 19th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) After recent soldier-officer stand-offs in two key units deployed in Jammu and Kashmir, a concerned Indian Army chief General Bikram Singh Wednesday said the 1.13-million ... Read more...

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FIFA’s regional development inaugurated in Delhi


September 6th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke inaugurated the world body's regional developmental office at Dwarka in the national capital here Thursday.The regional office has been shifted ... Read more...

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‘Srimannarayana’ is all style, no substance (Telugu Movie Review)


September 1st, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Srimannarayana"; Actors: Balakrishna, Isha Chawla and Parvati Melton; Director: Ravi Kumar Chavali; Rating: **Balakrishna is back with what he's best at doing - playing a never-aging hero, with two heroines ... Read more...

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Tribals upset over ban on traditional weapons


August 31st, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 31 (IANS) Tribals in Chhattisgarh are furious over police moves to ban their traditional weapons in public places, particularly in village haats, or markets.Bastar Range Inspector General of ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: India face New Zealand for place in final (Preview)


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 22 (IANS) As the Indian senior team takes on New Zealand in the first of the two-match Test series starting in Hyderabad, the colts from either side ... Read more...

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(VM) Indian Air Force ahead with over 10 percent women officers


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Women officers in the Indian army, navy and air force constitute only 3.3, 3.9 and 10.4 percent of the officer cadre respectively and these ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: Pakistan on track for worst finish


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 22 (IANS) Two-time champions Pakistan are heading for their worst finish in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup after a 16-run loss to the West Indies at Endeavour ... Read more...

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Ravi takes over as science and technology minister


August 21st, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Vayalar Ravi Tuesday assumed charge as minister for science & technology and assured full support to the scientists in their endeavour.The portfolio was left vacant ... Read more...

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ICC U-19 World Cup: Australia march into semis


August 19th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 19 (IANS) Australia pulled off a clinical five-wicket victory over Bangladesh Sunday to secure a spot in the semi-finals of the ICC under-19 cricket World Cup. Bangladesh, ... Read more...

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Windies beat Zimbabwe by six wickets to reach quarters


August 17th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 17 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies under 19 cricket team recovered quickly from an early slump against Zimbabwe to register their third straight win in the ICC Youth World ... Read more...

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ICC U-19 World Cup: India to face Pakistan in quarters


August 16th, 2012 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 16 (IANS) India trounced minnows Papua New Guinea by 107 runs to set up a quarterfinal clash with arch-rivals Pakistan in the ICC Under-19 World Cup at ... Read more...

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South Africa qualifies for U-19 Super League quarter-finals


August 15th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Brisbane, Aug 15 (IANS) South Africa topped Group D and qualified for the Super League quarter-final of the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2012 after defeating Sri Lanka by four ... Read more...

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Time for AFSPA removal hasn’t come: Omar


August 15th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 15 (IANS) The time to remove the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) hasn't come, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Wednesday, as the Kashmir Valley ... Read more...

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Happy that youth interested in country’s progress: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said he was "happy" that more and more people, especially the young, were taking interest in issues related to ... Read more...

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Rs.40 lakh reward for Mary Kom


August 14th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 14 (IANS) The North Eastern Council (NEC) Tuesday announced a cash reward of Rs.40 lakh for Olympic bronze medal winner M.C. Mary Kom.NEC director Sherry Lalthangzo said: "As ... Read more...

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Girl power in Jamia (To go with: Turkish language course flavour at Jamia)


August 5th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
There has been increase of about 12 percent in girl students in Jamia Millia Islamia, following a 10 percent reservation for girls. With this, the percentage of girls on the campus ... Read more...

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Aamir’s ‘Satyamev…’ ends with aplomb


July 29th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) From garnering overwhelming TRPs to getting prominence on social networking websites, the impact of Aamir Khan's maiden TV show "Satyamev Jayate" has been colossal. ... 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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Uday Chopra launches ‘Yomics’ comic book label


July 25th, 2012 - 1:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Bollywood actor Uday Chopra is all set to launch a new label of comic books, "Yomics", based on Yash Raj movies like "Dhoom" and "Ek Tha ... Read more...

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Beijingers turn to Weibo to beat floods


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) A group of people in Beijing have turned to Weibo, a social networking site, to help those stranded in rain-triggered floods by offering them free rides, ... Read more...

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Sheikh Hasina congratulates Pranab


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Sunday called up Pranab Mukherjee to congratulateg him on his election as India's president.A Bangladesh High Commission spokesman said Hasina ... Read more...

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Kalam to give lesson on fundamental duties


July 11th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 11 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam will teach a lesson on fundamental duties at a public colloquium to be held in Shimla Saturday, an official statement said ... Read more...

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Sab TV steps into reality zone with ‘Nanhe Superstars’


July 5th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) After entertaining the audiences with comedy shows, Sab TV is set to venture into the non-fiction zone with "Nanhe Superstars", a platform for young and ... Read more...

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SUCI-C urges all parties to join Singur farmers’ movement


July 1st, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
Singur (West Bengal), July 1 (IANS) Advocating Singur farmers' "right to snatch back their land", the Socialist Unity Centre of India-Communist (SUCI-C) Sunday urged political parties to join peasants ... Read more...

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I hold record of 22 films with new directors: Boman Irani


June 26th, 2012 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Boman Irani worked in Rajkumar Hirani's first film "Munnabhai M.B.B.S" and recently teamed with Rajesh Mapuskar for his debut vehicle "Ferrari Ki Sawaari". The ... Read more...

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China, Bhutan ready to forge diplomatic ties


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 22 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and Bhutanese Prime Minister Jigmi Y. Thinley have expressed willingness to establish formal diplomatic ties between their countries.The two leaders met in ... Read more...

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India ups SCO sales pitch


June 7th, 2012 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 7 (IANS) India Thursday pitched for a "larger and more constructive role" in the six-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) as a full member and underlined that the grouping ... Read more...

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Cat Deeley confirms that she is dating Patrick Kielty


June 6th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, June 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Cat Deeley has confirmed that she is dating Patrick Kielty. She also said that they have been going around for months and their common friends have nicknamed ... Read more...

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Infosys has trained 100,000 graduates at Mysore campus


May 31st, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 31 (IANS) IT bellwether Infosys has trained about 100,000 graduates in writing software codes and formulating algorithms at its global education centre in Mysore campus during the past ... Read more...

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Tara Sharma prepares for second season of TV show


May 31st, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Motherhood kept her away from showbiz for a while, but now Tara Sharma is ready for her second innings on small screen -- she is ... Read more...

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Turkey role model for Islamic states: Gilani


May 22nd, 2012 - 3:42 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 22 (IANS) Turkey has been a role model for the Islamic states because of its efforts towards strengthening democracy, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said.He said Turkey ... Read more...

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Army helping youths in Kashmir hone cricket skills


May 15th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 15 (IANS) The army is helping Kashmiri sportsmen to hone their cricketing talents by organising the inter-district Kashmir Premier League (KPL) in the valley."It is the endeavour ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan ties have direct bearing on Kashmir: Omar


April 25th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 25 (IANS) India-Pakistan relations have direct bearing on the peace and development of Jammu and Kashmir, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said Wednesday, hoping that the bilateral dialogue process ... Read more...

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Omar for financially self-reliant Jammu and Kashmir


April 24th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, April 24 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Tuesday declared that the state's "financial self-reliance" was the main aim of his government.Abdullah, who is also working president ... Read more...

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No witch hunt, PM assures civil servants


April 21st, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Asking civil servants to take bold decisions, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the government would not indulge in "witch hunting" against them in ... Read more...

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