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Presidential changeover with ‘hazar salam’, buggy ride


July 21st, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) It will be an event high on protocol and ceremony whose finer details were worked at a dress rehearsal Saturday.The kinks were ironed out ... Read more...

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Shatrugan Sinha’s better, says doctor (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 3 (IANS) Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha, who was hospitalised with some breathing problem, is improving now, but discharge date has not been finalised yet, said a doctor Tuesday.Sinha ... Read more...

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Delhi university student commits suicide


April 28th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) A 19-year-old Delhi University student committed suicide by hanging himself in what seems to be yet another case of suicide due to exam-related stress, police ... Read more...

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Mahindra Satyam, Tech Mahindra merger likely in 8-9 months


April 24th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 24 (IANS) The merger of Mahindra Satyam and Tech Mahindra will take between eight and nine months to complete, said Mahindra Satyam CEO C.P. Gurnani here Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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North Korea all set to launch satellite: Official (Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, April 11 (IANS) North Korea is ready to launch a satellite, an official said Wednesday.On Wednesday morning, the North Korean government invited a group of journalists to visit the ... Read more...

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Malawian President Mutharika dies after heart attack


April 7th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by BNO News
LILONGWE, MALAWI (BNO NEWS) -- Malawian President Bingu wa Mutharika died after experiencing a heart attack on Thursday, the government confirmed on Saturday. He was 78.Following the heart attack, Mutharika had been ... Read more...

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Email forces Cameron to reshoot ‘Titanic’ 3D scene


April 2nd, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) James Cameron reshot a scene of his "Titanic" 3D venture after an astronomer pointed out that the stars were in the wrong place as the ship ... Read more...

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Russian opposition to stage ‘March of the Millions’


March 18th, 2012 - 4:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian opposition has decided to stage -- March of the millions -- protest May 6 before the inauguration of president-elect Vladimir Putin.Members of the opposition, ... Read more...

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Japan mourns on quake anniversary (Second Lead)


March 11th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Japan Sunday marked the first anniversary of the devastating 9 magnitude earthquake and tsunami which killed almost 15,000 people.The disaster claimed at least 14,919 lives ... Read more...

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Japan holds memorial service (Lead)


March 11th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 11 (IANS) A memorial service was held here Sunday to mark the first anniversary of the March 11 earthquake and tsunami that left more than 19,000 people dead ... Read more...

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Rushdie likely to address Jaipur fest via video (Lead)


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 23 (IANS) "The Satanic Verses" author Salman Rushdie is likely to address the Jaipur Literature Festival via video link Tuesday, the organisers said, days after he cancelled his ... Read more...

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Rushdie may speak at Jaipur fest - via video


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Salman Rushdie, author of the controversial "The Satanic Verses", is likely to address the Jaipur Literature Festival via video-link Tuesday, the organisers said, days after ... Read more...

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Pentagon observes 10th anniversary of 9/11 attack


September 12th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 11 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden and Defence Secretary Leon Panetta Sunday vowed to relentlessly pursue the Al Qaeda until it is dismantled, as they observed the ... Read more...

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Chennai gears up for Clinton visit


July 19th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 19 (IANS) Chennai is gearing up to receive Hillary Clinton, the first US secretary of state to visit the Tamil Nadu capital.Security has been beefed in the city ... Read more...

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Married men seek treatment for heart attacks sooner


July 19th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Surprisingly, men who are married or are in live-in relations seek medical care sooner for heart attacks compared with single, divorced or widowed men, according to ... Read more...

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He couldn’t tell us exact time of return: Killed doctor’s family


May 26th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, May 26 (IANS) Frequently dispatched on air ambulance duties, anaesthetist Rajesh Jain left his home here at around 1 p.m. Wednesday to ferry a patient from Patna, telling his ... Read more...

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27 massacred in Guatemala


May 16th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Guatemala City, May 16 (IANS) Twenty seven people were killed over the weekend in drug-plagued northern Guatemala, Xinhua quoted police as saying.The mass killing, in which most of the 25 ... Read more...

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Sachin pays homage to Sathya Sai Baba


April 25th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad, Apr 25 (ANI): Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, an ardent devotee of Sai Baba, visited the Prashanti Nilayam on Monday to pay homage to Sathya Sai Baba.He was accompanied by ... Read more...

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S.M. Krishna condoles Sathya Sai Baba’s death


April 24th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 24 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishnahas condoled the demise of prominent religious leader Sri Sathya Sai Baba, who breathed his last at Puttaparthi in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur District ... Read more...

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NASA delays flight of Endeavor to avoid space jam


April 5th, 2011 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) NASA has postponed the launch of its Endeavor space shuttle by 10 days after a scheduling conflict with Russia's Progress space freighter.NASA announced the postponement Monday ... Read more...

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Yemen opposition insists Saleh quit, president digs in


March 22nd, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, March 22 (IANS) Reiterating its rejection of President Ali Abdullah Saleh's fresh offer to step down by 2013 after transfering power to parliament later this year, Yemen's opposition Tuesday ... Read more...

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3.23pm - the time when we are most likely to give up dieting


March 22nd, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 22 (ANI): 3.23pm is the time when dieters are most likely to give in to temptation and reach for a sweet treat, according to experts.It was previously believed that elevenses ... Read more...

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India successfully tests interceptor missile defence system


March 6th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 6 (ANI): Defence Minister AK Antony today congratulated the scientists after India's prestigious ballistic missile defence system was successfully flight tested in the morning off the coast of Orissa. ... Read more...

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Spitfire designer’s family angry over school renaming


February 27th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.27 (ANI): The family of the creator of the Spitfire, Reginald 'RJ' Mitchell, have expressed dismay that a school named in his honour is to be closed. Mitchell High School, in ... Read more...

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Dialogue with ULFA outfit may begin soon, says interlocutor


January 6th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Jan 6 (ANI): Hopes of holding peace talks between the Central Government and the United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) have brightened with the government's interlocutor indicating that the dialogue process ... Read more...

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2,400 yr-old star table reveals secrets of ancient Egyptian ’star-gazing’


November 10th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 10 (ANI): The Ancient Egyptians kept close tabs on the Big Dipper, monitoring changes in the constellation's orientation throughout the course of an entire year, a new research on a ... Read more...

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Food inflation still high: Ahluwalia


October 21st, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia Thursday termed food inflation, which fell nearly by a percentage point to 15.53 percent as of October 9, as "still ... Read more...

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Rajpaksa Govt unwilling to set timeframe for devolving powers to Tamils


October 16th, 2010 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 16 (ANI): The Sri Lankan Government seems to be unwilling to set any anytime frame for the implementation of the 13th amendment, which consists of a devolution package for ... Read more...

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Chile miners to be evacuated soon


October 9th, 2010 - 7:12 am ICT by IANS
Copiapo (Chile), Oct 9 (IANS/EFE) Euphoria prevailed Friday among relatives of 33 miners trapped for more than two months in northern Chile, after authorities said their evacuation will start Tuesday at the ... Read more...

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33 trapped Chilean miners could be free in ten days


October 5th, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 5 (ANI): The 33 miners trapped underground in Chile could reportedly be rescued in just 10 days.According to the Daily Mail, the rescuers are expected to make contact with the ... Read more...

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9/11 commemoration begins with minute of silence


September 11th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 11 (DPA) The commemorative ceremony for the nearly 3,000 people killed by terrorists nine years ago began Saturday with a minute of silence at 8:46 a.m., marking the exact ... Read more...

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NASA discovers 2 new planets


August 27th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) NASA with the aid of its Kepler Space Telescope has detected two exoplanets that are shaped like Saturn, and they are crossing in front of ... Read more...

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Plane possibly carrying former U.S. Senator Ted Stevens crashes in Alaska


August 10th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by BNO News
DILLINGHAM, ALASKA (BNO NEWS) -- A plane carrying eight to nine people crashed near the city of Dillingham in Alaska on late Monday, officials said on Tuesday. Reports said former U.S. ... Read more...

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U.S. Ambassador John Roos Attends Hiroshima Memorial Service


August 6th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Hiroshima, Aug 6, (PRINTWORDS NEWS) The Japanese city of Hiroshima marked the 65th anniversary of the atomic bombing during the Second World War on Friday. The memorial service that was ... Read more...

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Rare Elvis Presley Photos Dating Back To 1957 Discovered


July 3rd, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Three rare photographs of musical legend Elvis Presley have been discovered by archivists among huge piles of files that actually belonged to his father, Vernon Presley. ... Read more...

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