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Irish newspaper suspends editor over topless Kate photos


September 18th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by BNO News
DUBLIN, IRELAND (BNO NEWS) -- The editor of the Irish newspaper Daily Star was suspended on late Monday over his decision to re-publish topless photographs of Prince William's wife Kate, the Duchess ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa’s Sri Lanka muddle will have consequences (Comment)


September 4th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa appears dead set on taking on the ordinary Sinhalese for her inability to influence the Indian government to pursue a Sri Lanka policy of her ... Read more...

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Media spreading canard to hold market: Mamata


August 28th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday continued her tirade against the media, accusing it of propagating "false news" to hold on to the market."The ... Read more...

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Sonia urged to stop new n-plants, evolve energy policy


August 24th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Social activist Aruna Roy has urged Congress chief and National Advisory Council chairperson Sonia Gandhi to ask the government to stop new nuclear power ... Read more...

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Apex court stays trial of five Punjab policemen


July 13th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday stayed the trial of five Punjab policemen accused of committing excesses during anti-terrorist campaign in the state in the 1980s and ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh Congress to woo tribals


June 7th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 7 (IANS) Ahead of assembly elections next year, the Congress in Chhattisgarh is desperate to woo the tribal community.Congress leaders say the gulf between them and the ... Read more...

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Elvis Crespo releases new album


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, May 2 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican singer Elvis Crespo Tuesday has released his 12th album, "Los Monsters"."I still have to defend myself just like the first day. I think that ... Read more...

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Centre’s nod needed for trial of errant armymen: SC (Lead)


May 1st, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said that military personnel operating in areas under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) and facing allegations of excesses could ... Read more...

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Centre’s nod needed for trial of armed forces men: SC


May 1st, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday said that armed forces personnel operating in areas under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), facing allgations of committing excesses ... Read more...

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Peace in Kashmir is fake, says Geelani


April 27th, 2012 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 27 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir may be calm since last year after three summers of unrest, but separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani insists that the peace is ... Read more...

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Apex court sets aside Karnataka high court order indicting Bidari (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday set aside a Karnataka High Court order indicting the state's then police chief Shankar Mahadev Bidari, terming him worse than Saddam ... Read more...

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Maoist group meet to focus on Green Hunt, economic crisis


April 19th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 19 (IANS) Resistance group Revolutionary Democratic Front (RDF), at its first conference here April 22-23, will demand an end to the anti-Maoist Operation Green Hunt and discuss how ... Read more...

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UN special rapporteur on human rights arrives in Srinagar


March 26th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 26 (IANS) The United Nations' special rapporteur on extra-judicial, summary and arbitrary executions, Christof Heyns arrived in Jammu and Kashmir on a two-day visit Monday.Addressing a media conference ... Read more...

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‘Immediate reforms vital for cleansing public life’


March 9th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Ridding the public domain of corruption and criminality may be a laudable goal, but it's doubtful whether a Lokpal would succeed in reforming the ... Read more...

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Bank of Canada warns of growing mortgage debt


February 24th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, Feb 24 (IANS) Canadian homeowners are loading themselves with too much debt and face serious problems if house values start to drop, the Bank of Canada warned Thursday.For months, ... Read more...

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Caffeine intake while breastfeeding harms baby


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) Caffeine intake by breastfeeding women may trigger wakefulness and irritability in their babies as they are unable to metabolize or excrete the compound, says an expert. ... Read more...

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Court demands explanations about orpahange excesses


February 15th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued a notice to the central and Delhi governments following media reports of sexual assault and harassment of children at ... Read more...

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‘J. Edgar’ - a sympathetic, non-judgmental portrait (IANS Movie Review)


January 20th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "J.Edgar"; Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Armie Hammer, Naomi Watts; Director: Clint Eastwood; Rating: ****Controversy surrounds public servants. Especially those who create, deal and manipulate the secrets of those in power. J ... Read more...

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Tortured for Mecca Masjid blast, money can’t heal their wounds


January 8th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 8 (IANS) From a bank executive to a medical student to the imam of a mosque to an embroidery worker, everyone arrested on false charges of involvement in ... Read more...

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Pakistan-US ties have hit all-time low: Daily


November 30th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 30 (IANS) The ties between Pakistan and the US have "hit an all-time low" following the NATO airstrike that left 24 Pakistani soldiers dead, said a Pakistani daily ... Read more...

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Dynamo Dresden excluded from German Cup soccer


November 25th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Nov 25 (IANS) Second division team Dynamo Dresden will be excluded from the 2012/2013 German Cup due to fan riots in a match against Borussia Dortmund in October, the ... Read more...

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Occupy Oakland protestors find a new camp for their campaign


November 23rd, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oakland, Nov 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Occupy Oakland protesters have found a new camp for their campaign. The group made up of about 30 protesters have camped at a foreclosed property in Oakland. ... Read more...

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Bhatta-Parsaul ‘rape’: Panel warns Uttar Pradesh


October 24th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 24 (IANS) The National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) Monday said that it would initiate contempt proceedings against the Uttar Pradesh government if it fails to act ... Read more...

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Hundreds arrested at protests against corporate greed in US


October 17th, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 17 (IANS/EFE) Hundreds of people were arrested at protests against corporate greed in cities across the US, police said Sunday.About 175 people were arrested early Sunday in Chicago, ... Read more...

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Kukunoor’s ‘Mod’ like a gentle sonnet (IANS Movie Review - Rating: ***1/2)


October 14th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Mod"; Cast: Ayesha Takia Azmi, Rannvijay Singh, Raghuvir Yadav and Tanve Azmi; Director: Nagesh Kukunoor; Rating: ***1/2Ahhhhhhh! It's been a while since one felt that stab in the heart ... Read more...

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16 cops booked for Bhatta-Parsaul ‘excesses’


October 10th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 10 (IANS) A court in Noida, on the edge of the national capital, Monday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to register criminal cases against 16 policemen ... Read more...

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Ex-judge to probe deaths in Tamil Nadu police firing


September 14th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 14 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government Wednesday appointed retired Madras High Court judge K. Sampath to inquire into the police firing Sunday in Ramanathapuram district in which six ... Read more...

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‘The Devil’s Double’ - masterful subtexts, stunning performance


August 20th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Devil's Double"; Director: Lee Tamahori; Actors: Dominic Cooper, Ludivine Sagnier and Raad Rawi; Rating: ****The US has been preoccupied with Iraq for decades. After 9/11, its politicians cooked up ... Read more...

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Anna sent to Tihar Jail, protests engulf India (Evening Lead)


August 16th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Civil society activist Anna Hazare was Tuesday arrested and sent to Tihar Jail as Delhi Police moved to stop his fast-unto-death to press for ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare detained, India outraged (Afternoon Lead)


August 16th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Civil society activist Anna Hazare was detained by Delhi Police Tuesday, shortly before he was to begin an indefinite fast to press for a ... Read more...

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Rahul springs surprise, in Mayawati land again (Lead)


July 5th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, July 5 (IANS) Stepping up his campaign against the Uttar Pradesh government, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Tuesday started a foot march from the twin villages of Bhatta-Parsaul ... Read more...

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Rahul in Mayawati land again, visits Bhatta Parsaul


July 5th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, July 5 (IANS) Stepping up his campaign against the Uttar Pradesh government, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Tuesday visited the twin villages of Bhatta Parsaul, the epicentre ... Read more...

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Congress to expose misrule of Punjab government: Amarinder


June 13th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moga (Punjab), June 13 (IANS) The Congress will soon bring out a charge sheet against the misrule of the Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) coalition government in Punjab, state ... Read more...

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Good news, says BJP on court notice over Ramdev


June 6th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday welcomed as "good news" the Supreme Court notice to top officials of the central and Delhi governments on ... Read more...

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‘404′ breaks cliches of horror genre, a must watch! (IANS Movie Review - Ratings: ****)


May 19th, 2011 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "404"; Cast: Nishikant Kamat, Rajvvir Aroraa, Tisca Arora and Imad; Writer-Director: Prawaal Raman; Rating: ****In one word, stunning! That's the impact of Prawaal Raman's supernatural thriller. No creaking doors, ... Read more...

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