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‘The Dark Knight Rises’ - dark, knightly and rises to expectations (IANS Movie Review)


July 20th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Dark Knight Rises"; Actors: Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Tom Hardy; Director: Christopher Nolan; Rating: ****Once in every few years, a film's expectation reaches fever pitch. Yet, ... Read more...

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Many BSP, JD-U members supporting me: Sangma


July 10th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 10 (IANS) Opposition candidate P.A. Sangma Tuesday said that many Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) and Janata Dal-U members have rebelled against their party leadership to back his ... Read more...

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Government slammed over Mumbai commuters’ woes


April 19th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Even as work on the restoration of the disrupted Central Railway services continued, the state opposition Thursday castigated the Congress governments at the centre and ... Read more...

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Mancini bursts out at Balotelli at training


March 29th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli was given a severe dressing down by manager Roberto Mancini after a training ground bust-up.The Italian striker provoked an angry reaction ... Read more...

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Intruding wild boars annoy Zardari’s staff


February 19th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 19 (IANS) Despite stringent security and fortified walls, wild boars are increasingly intruding into the Pakistani presidency much to the annoyance of its staff."Despite foolproof security arrangements ... Read more...

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Two dead, 15 wounded in Belgium grenade attack (Lead)


December 13th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, Dec 13 (IANS) At least two people were killed and 15 others injured Tuesday when three armed men threw several grenades at a bus stop in a Belgian city, ... Read more...

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Chinese shadow puppetry joins intangible heritage list


November 27th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Nov 27 (IANS) Chinese shadow puppetry has been added to the List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity along with Belgian Leuven age set ritual repertoire, the UN ... Read more...

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I’m a four-day Shah Rukh Khan: Sushil Kumar


November 11th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 11 (IANS) Sushil Kumar, the winner of Rs.5 crore on "Kaun Banega Crorepati 5", is taking instant fame and overnight celebrity status with a pinch of salt ... Read more...

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Tony La Russa talks on the David Letterman show


November 1st, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The head coach of the Cardinals Tony La Russa has spoken to David Letterman. La Russa led the St. Louis team to the triumph in the World ... Read more...

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Haryana social organisation on clean Delhi mission


September 22nd, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The capital's residents, long used to shirking municipal sweepers and litter-piled streets, have been in for a surprise as thousands of volunteers, ranging from students ... Read more...

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Support for Hazare grows across Rajasthan


August 18th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 18 (IANS) Support for social activist Anna Hazare's stir for a more inclusive anti-graft law is growing across Rajasthan, with protests rallies across the state and a half-day ... Read more...

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Dikshit did not influence CWG contract: Official (Second Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) In the wake of a leaked Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report indicting Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit of irregularities in awarding contracts for ... Read more...

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Dikshit did not influence CWG contract: Official (Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) In the wake of a leaked Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report indicting Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit of irregularities in awarding contracts for ... Read more...

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Dikshit did not influence decision on CWG contract: Official


August 4th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) In the wake of a leaked Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report indicting Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit of irregularities in award of contracts for ... Read more...

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Wah Taj! Kashmir’s first luxe resort opens its doors (With Images)


April 28th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 28 (IANS) Sup on sambhar with onions all the way from Chennai, feast on smoked salmon with capers, throw in some golf or just sit back and take ... Read more...

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Jharkhand Congress demands Bharat Ratna for Dhoni


April 3rd, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 3 (IANS) The Jharkhand unit of the Congress Sunday demanded that the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian award, be conferred on local boy Mahendra Singh Dhoni for ... Read more...

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Jharkhand to make him ‘Doctor’ Dhoni


April 3rd, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 3 (IANS) The Jharkhand government Sunday said that it would confer an honorary doctorate degree on local boy and Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni - who is ... Read more...

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Big B wishes Team India all the best for final


March 31st, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has congratulated Team India on its winning the World Cup semifinal against Pakistan and wished them luck for Saturday's ... Read more...

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BJP, Congress activists detained in Chandigarh


March 12th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 12 (IANS) Hundreds of workers and leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress were detained by the Chandigarh Police Saturday as both parties took ... Read more...

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23 protesters killed in Iraq’s ‘Day of Rage’


February 26th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Feb 26 (IANS) At least 23 people were killed Friday as Iraq's newly-elected government of Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki faced a massive protest amid calls for a "Day of Rage" ... Read more...

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Case against Trinamool for noise pollution


February 21st, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 21 (IANS) Kolkata Police have lodged a complaint against the Trinamool Congress for violating sound pollution norms while holding a rally in the central part of the city Sunday, an ... Read more...

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Meet the Brit boy, 7, who has memorised an entire city’s bus timetable


February 5th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): A schoolboy in Britain is said to have memorised an entire city's bus timetable, and can recite every route in his hometown.Jamie Taylor, 7, whose first word was ... Read more...

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Police officer elated after getting vehicle used by Karkare


February 4th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) A senior police officer in Mumbai Friday willingly accepted a vehicle allotted to his police station in which former Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) chief Hemant Karkare was killed and ... Read more...

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Tuesday’s Blizzard Breaks Off Roof Panel Of Wrigley Field


February 2nd, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The home ground of the Chicago Cubs received a severe blow on Tuesday after a portion of the roof of the Wrigley Field fell during the ... Read more...

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Coast Guard organizes anti-pollution walkathon in Chennai


January 8th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan 8(ANI): The Coast Guard on Saturday organized a walkathon at the Marina Beach in Chennai to spread awareness about increasing pollution in the environment.Around 2,000 people participated in the ... Read more...

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Partial response to Sena-BJP Pune shutdown call (Lead)


December 28th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Dec 28 (IANS) A shutdown called Tuesday by the Shiv Sena and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to protest the removal of a statue of Shivaji's teacher Dadoji Konddev Tuesday ... Read more...

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NFR 2010 Kicked Off Yesterday In Las Vegas


December 3rd, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Dec 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The NFR 2010 kicked off from Thursday, Dec. 2 and will continue till December 11 in Las Vegas at the Thomas & Mack Center. The city ... Read more...

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Asian Games to kick-off with water-themed ceremony


November 11th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 11 (IANS) China is looking to outdo the grand opening spectacle of the Beijing Olympics by taking the opening ceremony of the 16th Asian Games to a river front on ... Read more...

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Guangzhou Asian Games to be best in ASIAD history


November 10th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Guangzhou (China), Nov.10 (ANI): The upcoming Guangzhou Asian Games will be the best one in ASIAD history, claimed Timothy Tsun-Ting Fok, vice president of Olympic Council of Asia (OCA)."Guangzhou once hosted the ... Read more...

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Ring Ceremony Before Houston Rockets - Los Angeles Lakers Clash


October 27th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Prior to the much anticipated clash between the Houston Rockets and the Los Angeles Lakers, the ring ceremony that awarded the NBA Champions with their rings ... Read more...

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Malaria claims nine lives in Bikaner


October 23rd, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
By Jethmal SharmaBikaner, Oct.23 (ANI): At least nine people have died and several have been hospitalised after an outbreak of malaria in Rajashthan's Bikaner city on Saturday.Heavy rainfall has led to an ... Read more...

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Delhi to intensify drive against dengue, chikungunya


October 19th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) With over 4,500 dengue and 30 chikungunya cases so far in Delhi, Health Minister Kiran Walia Tuesday asked officials from the city government and the Municipal Corporation ... Read more...

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Lashkar planning 26/11 style attack on Delhi ahead of CWG closing ceremony


October 13th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): Pakistan based terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba is planning to attack Delhi on Thursday during the build-up to the closing ceremony of the 2010 Commonwealth Games, according to Indian ... Read more...

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Valley wide curfew to scuttle separatist march in Srinagar


October 12th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 12 (IANS) Curfew was imposed across Kashmir Valley Tuesday to scuttle a protest march in Srinagar called by separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani even as security men were instructed to ... Read more...

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With tight security in place, MHA issues advisory for CWG visitors


October 2nd, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.2 (ANI): A day ahead of the opening ceremony of XIX Commonwealth Games to be held in the capital, the government has put in place adequate security arrangements for the ... Read more...

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