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Upbeat West Indies geared up for World Twenty20


September 12th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 12 (IANS/CMC) West Indies cricket captain Darren Sammy said the team was looking forward to winning the World Twenty20 Championship and bringing back the smiles of fans in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

2,000-year-old jaguar sculpture found in Mexico


August 29th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) Mexican archaeologists have discovered a nearly 2,000-year-old sculpture of a jaguar, an official said.The one-tonne piece - which measures 1.38 meters long by 87 centimeters ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

118 Pakistani Hindus arrive in India


August 16th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), Aug 16 (IANS) With uncertainty writ large on their faces, 118 Pakistani Hindus arrived in India on board the Samjhauta Express, the peace train between India and Pakistan, ... Read more...

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Russian steals gunpowder to fuel stove


August 14th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A man in Russia has been detained while stealing gunpowder from a military test site which he wanted to use as "firewood" for his ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Olympics boxing: Devendro punches his way to pre-quarters


July 31st, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 31 (IANS) Indian boxer Laishram Devendro Singh made his way into the pre-quartefinals of the 49kg class in emphatic style with the referee stopping contest in the first ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Delhi Couture Week grand finale to feature Sabyasachi


July 29th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Sabyasachi Mukherjee, known for blending the ethnic and the modern, will bring the curtains down on the third edition of Delhi Couture Week next ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Archery spectators turned away from Lord’s


July 28th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Hundreds of spectators for the archery event at the London 2012 Olympics Games were turned away from the Lord's cricket ground on the opening day, Friday, ... Read more...

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Rains at last in Delhi


July 27th, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The skies finally opened up and it poured in the national capital Friday, bringing relief and joy after days of watching rain-laden clouds give Delhi ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Olympic champion Rice happy to focus on preparation


July 24th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Australian swimmer Stephanie Rice has a lot to live up to in London following her performance in the Beijing Olympics where she won three gold medals ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

BJP loses faces in Karnataka as Pranab gets more votes (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party was stunned Sunday as around 16 of its legislators in the faction-ridden Karnataka unit seem to have voted for UPA ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Moody’s downgrades Italy debt rating


July 13th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 13 (IANS) Ratings agency Moody's Investors Service has downgraded Italy's government bond rating two notches over concerns that the country is more likely to experience a further ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Nine policemen gunned down in Lahore (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 12 (IANS) Nine police personnel were shot dead Thursday in Lahore in a brazen attack by gunmen who stormed a building where they were asleep, a media report ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Healy banned Foden from over drinking before wedding


July 11th, 2012 - 4:20 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 11 (IANS) The last thing singer Una Healy wanted on her wedding day was a groom with a puffy face. So on the eve of her D-day, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Parisian feel to Preity’s ‘Ishkq In Paris’ (With Image)


July 5th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The first look of Preity Zinta's debut production "Ishkq In Paris" is out -- and it has a postcard feel to it with picture perfect ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Critics are my lucky charm: Director Rohit Shetty (Interview)


July 4th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Other people might fear critics but not director Rohit Shetty, who believes they are his lucky charm - every film they trash goes on to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Britney needs a makeover: Whitney Port


July 2nd, 2012 - 6:03 am ICT by IANS
London, July 2 (IANS) American model-actress Whitney Port is a huge fan of Britney Spears but despairs of her style choice and wants to give her a makeover."I love ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Chinese police bust drug ring


June 28th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 28 (IANS) Chinese police have busted a drug trafficking ring and seized over 18 kg of heroin, authorities said Thursday.Six members of the gang were arrested in Guangxi ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Looking at CPI-M workers’ faces will bring bad luck’


June 17th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) A Trinamool Congress leader known for his weird pronouncements has tossed up another one, asking his party cadres not to look at Communist Party of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Advani prevails, Mehta loses


June 14th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield (England), June 14 (IANS) Pankaj Advani, holder of seven World titles, defeated China's Li Yan 5-1 in the second round of the Australian Goldfields Open snooker qualifiers here late ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rs.3 lakh snatched from woman in Ghaziabad


June 8th, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 7 (IANS) Two motorcycle-borne men Thursday snatched cash amounting to Rs.3 lakh from a woman who was returning to her residence here after withdrawing it from the bank, ... Read more...

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‘Shab’ my first love story: Onir


June 5th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) After bringing up sensitive issues like HIV/AIDS and homosexuality through his films "My Brother Nikhil" and "I Am", filmmaker Onir is now working on a new ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jackson’s middle name revealed


June 1st, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
London, June 1 (IANS) Late singer Michael Jackson's middle name was Turd, reveals an old letter by the "King of Pop" to his former wife Lisa Marie Presley.The letter ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Khel Khel Mein’ remake filming to start next year: Sanjay


May 24th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Actor Sanjay Kapoor, who has been maintaining a low profile all this while, returns to produce the remake of 1975 super hit film "Khel Khel Mein". ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Theron excited for Simon’s Dior collection


May 21st, 2012 - 7:50 am ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Actress Charlize Theron says she can't wait to see designer Raf Simon's first collection for Dior.The "Snow White and the Huntsmen" actress, one of the faces ... Read more...

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‘Looks may decide whether to trust a person’


May 16th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 16 (IANS) Looks more likely decide who we would trust with our money rather than their reputation, says a new study. Researchers from Britain's University of Warwick Business ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Bieber’s basketball movie faces delays


May 10th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 10 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber and Mark Wahlberg's basketball themed movie gets delayed as the script is undergoing some changes."I am still working on this movie. I ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

16 Taliban surrender in Pakistan


May 6th, 2012 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 6 (IANS) A total of 16 Taliban militants, including four commanders, have surrendered in Pakistan's northwest tribal region.The militants, who were part of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, had ... Read more...

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Ravens can recall faces, sounds years later


April 20th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, April 20 (IANS) Just as we remember faces and voices of several individuals, certain birds too can recall faces and sounds after a number of years, says a study. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

It is important to be No.1: Priyanka


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra, who is doing fairly well in showbiz, says it is very important to be on the top but at the same ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

14 bullet-riddled bodies found in Pakistan


March 19th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 19 (IANS) As many as 14 bullet-riddled bodies have been found in a town in Pakistan's northwest, a media report said.The bodies were found Sunday in Bara, a ... Read more...

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Screening of ‘Kahaani’ for underprivileged women


March 16th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 16 (IANS) A special screening of Vidya Balan-starrer "Kahaani" was organised for women from NGO SOS-Children's village here.More than 40 employees from the NGO attended the screening ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Man held for thawing Russian morgue


March 15th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An Azerbaijani man with a criminal record has been arrested for defrosting a morgue in Russia's Vladivostok city, police said Thursday.The 49-year-old suspect stole the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Man wanting to fight demons, demands death on camera


March 15th, 2012 - 8:00 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian man took a woman hostage and demanded a lethal injection to die in front of TV cameras in a bid "to fight dark ... Read more...

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All England Championships: Sindhu, Gurusaidutt clear first hurdle in qualifying


March 6th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, March 6 (IANS) India's P.V. Sindhu and R.M.V. Gurusaidutt cleared the first hurdle in the All England Badminton Championships qualifiers here Tuesday while Sourabh Varma went down fighting.Sindhu defeated ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

More women in Britain do make-up on public transport


March 1st, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) A rising number of women are preferring to put on their make-up while commuting for work rather than in the privacy of their own bathrooms, says ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

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