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Come out with truth on Osama raid: Pakistani daily


August 31st, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden's killing by US commandos is an event of such enormity that it deserves transparency but that is "prevented by ... Read more...

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Declare a calamity severe in three days, says panel


August 14th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) A devastating natural disaster should be declared "severe" within three days, a parliamentary panel has said.The Committee on MPs Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) also ... Read more...

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Balki, Advani remember Taruni as versatile and disciplined actor


May 17th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) The sweet impish girl who stalked the reluctant Auro (Amitabh Bachchan) all over the school campus in "Paa", is no more. Taruni Sachdev's death in ... Read more...

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Government lacks will to tackle honour crimes: Jurist


March 3rd, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Supreme Court lawyer and women's rights activist Kirti Singh Saturday said the government lacked the political will to tackle the issue of honour killings and ... Read more...

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New tool helps detect pesticide presence in a jiffy


December 16th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 16 (IANS) A new screening tool could help detect pesticide traces instantly in large water samples. David Beale developed the tool, which is based on chemiluminescence - a ... Read more...

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‘Machine Gun Preacher’ - believable drama with a strong message (IANS Movie Review)


December 11th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Machine Gun Preacher"; Cast: Gerard Butler, Michelle Monaghan, Michael Shannon; Director: Marc Forster; Rating: ****Often we see such bad things that it shakes us strongly. But we turn our backs ... Read more...

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Probe disappearances, mass graves: activists


October 25th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Human rights activists have called for investigations into enforced disappearances and unidentified graves in Jammu and Kashmir.Taking part in a meeting organised by the People's ... Read more...

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Silence, anxiety, some tears, as charges read in 2G case


October 22nd, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Special Court of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) at Patiala House here was enveloped in suspenseful and anxious silence minutes before Judge O.P. ... Read more...

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Science can help fight poverty in India: NGO


October 14th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 14 (IANS) Science and technology-based solutions only can help fight poverty in the world's poorest nations, says an NGO that has taken precisely this approach to tackle the ... Read more...

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Hazare welcome to Punjab: Amarinder


October 7th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 7 (IANS) Punjab Congress president and former chief minister Amarinder Singh Friday welcomed the announcement by social activist Anna Hazare to come to Punjab to campaign against ... Read more...

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Anna ends fast, celebrations across the country (Intro Roundup)


August 28th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) An unparalleled 12-day movement that coalesced people across India on the need to eradicate corruption and saw the political establishment unite came to fruition ... Read more...

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Anna says fast only ’suspended’, wants electoral reforms


August 28th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) He has only "suspended" his fast not ended it, Anna Hazare said Sunday and added that his campaign for a strong Lokpal institution would ... Read more...

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Corruption has become way of life: Jaitley


August 27th, 2011 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The massive support for Anna Hazare is a "loud and clear" message that people are unhappy with the present dispensation, opposition leader Arun Jaitley ... Read more...

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Cynicism, indifference trails PM’s I-Day speech


August 15th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) It was another laidback national holiday for most Indians, with not many bothering to switch on their TV to listen to what Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Gordon Ramsay to sue family members


August 9th, 2011 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) British celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is taking a family feud to court by suing a number of his wife's relatives.Ramsay's rift with his in-laws hit the ... Read more...

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Coming to terms with terror, 16 days after bombing


July 29th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) The July 13 bombings in Mumbai have already receded from the front pages, reduced to a concise 13/7 in India's terror annals. But scores of survivors ... Read more...

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Nightmare in Norway: One man’s madness kills 91 (Evening Lead)


July 23rd, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Oslo, July 23 (IANS) Shell-shocked Norwegian authorities Saturday searched for more victims after a rightwing Christian massacred 84 people on an island, soon after carrying out a deadly bombing ... Read more...

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25 integrated textile parks soon: Anand Sharma


July 15th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The government plans to set up 25 textile parks across the country and the final decision on the issue will be taken within 10 days, ... Read more...

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Former bureaucrat’s bail plea rejected in 2G scam (Lead)


June 3rd, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court here Friday dismissed the bail plea of former telecom secretary Siddhartha Behura, who is in jail in ... Read more...

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Hospital pays tribute to staff killed in air crash


May 27th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Paying tribute to the two doctors and a male nurse killed in the air ambulance crash in Faridabad late Wednesday night, Apollo hospital authorities here ... Read more...

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Kanimozhi, Sharad Kumar in Tihar Jail for 2G scam (Roundup)


May 20th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) It was jail for powerful DMK MP Kanimozhi, daughter of former Tamil Nadu chief minister M. Karunanidhi, with a special court Friday citing the "magnitude ... Read more...

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2G scam: Kanimozhi, Sharad Kumar sent to Tihar jail (Second Lead)


May 20th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) DMK MP Kanimozhi and her close aide Kalaignar TV chief Sharad Kumar, named as co-conspirators in the multimillion-rupee 2G spectrum case, were Friday sent to ... Read more...

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Rush praises Depp for taking rehearsal to his club


May 16th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) "Pirates of the Caribbean" actor Geoffrey Rush reveals his co-star Johnny Depp was so determined to make the cast and the crew comfortable that he ... Read more...

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Osama bin Laden killed after 10 year manhunt in Pakistan (Second Lead)


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 2 (IANS) Nearly 10 years after the traumatic Sep 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Centre in New York and the Pentagon, the world's most wanted ... Read more...

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Govt. proposes “Broadcasting Content Complaints Council”


February 18th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni on Friday said the government has proposed to establish a thirteen member "Broadcasting Content Complaints Council" based on consultations ... Read more...

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India promises 500 million dollars aid to Least Developed Countries


February 18th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 18 (ANI): India will extend 500 million dollars aid for a host of projects in Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and offered to share its developmental experience with them.Inaugurating a ... Read more...

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Raja, Balwa’s CBI custody extended (Lead)


February 14th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday extended the CBI custody of former communications minister Amdimuthu Raja and Shahid Usman Balwa, managing director of DB Realty, respectively by three and ... Read more...

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Study: Tuesday at 10am is most stressful time of week


January 25th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A study into the habit of workers in the United Kingdom has revealed that most workers in the country find 10 am on Tuesdays to be the ... Read more...

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UPA government ’surrendering’ to separatists: BJP (Second Lead)


January 23rd, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Targeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his remarks against its youth wing's march to unfurl the national flag at Lal Chowk in Srinagar, the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Shooting for ‘Twilight’ has been difficult: Pattinson


January 19th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson says shooting for part 1 and part 2 of "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn" at the same time has been a tedious task.Pattinson - who ... Read more...

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Arjun Rampal: Shahrukh’s Hard Work And Dedication Is Quite An Inspiration


January 4th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
.This is one actor who has been appreciated for his negative roles as much as for his positive ones. However, now the actor is all set to appear in one of ... Read more...

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Losing Ashes on Australian soil feels ‘horrendous’: Watson


December 29th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 29 (ANI): Opener Shane Watson has said that the enormity of losing the Ashes on Australian soil for the first time in 24 years has not been lost on him ... Read more...

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Canada gets tough on terror, hikes jail terms in Toronto plot


December 18th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Dec 18 (IANS) Toughening Canada's much criticized lenient stand on terrorism Friday, a court of appeal here raised sentences of terrorists jailed in the famous Toronto-18 plot. The Al-Qaeda-inspired ... Read more...

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NHRC chief visits Kerala’s pesticide affected areas


December 18th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) chief K.G. Balakrishnan Saturday visited the areas in Kerala affected by the spraying of the pesticide endosulfan and met the victims."There have ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi blackmailing Congress: Jayalalithaa


December 8th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 8 (IANS) Reiterating her demand for a joint parliamentary committee (JPC) probe into the 2G spectrum allotment, AIADMK chief J. Jayalalithaa Wednesday said DMK leader and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister ... Read more...

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