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Germs good for my kids: Gwyneth Paltrow


September 12th, 2012 - 2:48 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 12 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow says she cannot shelter children from germs and actually thinks it is beneficial for kids to be exposed to muck."When they ... Read more...

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Australia commits NSG support for India


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Citing India's "very good" non-proliferation track record, Australia Thursday committed to support its membership in international atomic export control regimes, including the Nuclear Suppliers Group ... Read more...

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Don’t hype army chief’s age row, says Congress (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday said attempts by the opposition to play up the row over army chief General V.K. Singh's year of birth was not ... Read more...

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I’ve matured as an individual: John


September 9th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) They say life is the best teacher and it seems Bollywood heartthrob John Abraham believes in this. The actor is not sulking about his ... Read more...

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Veteran Oz Test cricketers told to score to keep place intact: Chappell


April 14th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Apr 14 (ANI): Australia's ageing Test stars may not be replaced immediately from the squad, but selectors have made it clear that they must contribute more than runs to command places ... Read more...

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India Inc supports Anna Hazare


April 8th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 8 (IANS) India Inc Friday came out with strong support for social activist Anna Hazare's fast-unto-death to demand a stringent anti-graft law."I think it is extremely ... Read more...

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No international cricket match to be played in Pakistan, for now: Dave Richardson


January 15th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Jan 15(ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) General Manager for operations, Dave Richardson, has made it clear that an immediate return of international cricket to Pakistan is not possible."Pakistan will not ... Read more...

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Dead birds falling from sky ‘is not the end of nature’


January 7th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 7 (ANI): The recent spate of incidents where in one case, 500 red-wing blackbirds died together in Louisiana and in another, 100 jackdaws turned up dead on a street in ... Read more...

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ICC moves to prevent World Cup match-fixing


December 9th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) says it has taken the necessary steps to prevent match-fixing during next year's World Cup.ICC chief executive Haroon Lorgat told reporters here ... Read more...

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‘Moner Manush’ revives the ‘baul’ philosophy in today’s times (Bengali film review)


December 6th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
By Kathakali Jana Film: "Moner Manush"; Directed by: Goutam Ghose; Produced by: Rose Valley Productions, India, and Ashirbad Films, Bangladesh; Cast: Prosenjit Chatterjee, Paoli Dam, Priyangshu Chatterjee; Rating: ***One may well reason that ... Read more...

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Misuse of Internet by jurors could kill jury system, warns UK’s most senior judge


November 20th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): The jury system might "not survive" if tweeting and the misuse of the Internet by jurors is not stopped, according to the most senior judge in England ... Read more...

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Store removes pig from kids’ toy farm set in case it upset Muslims, Jews!


November 16th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): A British shop, which sells toys for kids, has been put down for removing a pig from a toy farm set just because it might upset Muslim and ... Read more...

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Men ‘more vulnerable to cancer than women due to poor lifestyles’


November 16th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 16 (ANI): A world health expert has warned that men in the UK are much more susceptible to cancer than women because of their poor lifestyles.Figures show that men are ... Read more...

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Congress welcomes Sonia statement on Kashmir accession


October 21st, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 21 (IANS) Welcoming party chief Sonia Gandhi's statement that Jammu and Kashmir is an integral part of India, Congress leaders here Thursday said the state's accession to the Indian ... Read more...

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CA admits IPL clause not behind Hussey’s extended CSK Champions League stint


October 13th, 2010 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 13 (ANI): Cricket Australia has admitted that it was only at its insistence that Michael Hussey stayed with Chennai Super Kings instead of joining teammates in India for the Test ... Read more...

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Victorian police’ ‘racist emails’ “unhelpful” for country’s image, warns Oz diplomat


October 11th, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Oct 11 (ANI): The Australian High Commissioner to India, Peter Varghese, has warned that the racist email scandal involving Victorian police officers was "unhelpful" for the country's image and will ... Read more...

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England captain threatens legal action against Butt


September 21st, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) England cricket captain Andrew Strauss threatened legal action against Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt to clear his team's name from allegations of match-fixing. "We are going to ... Read more...

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Not going to get my knickers in a twist: Ferguson


August 15th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) In his search for a 19th Premier League trophy, Manchester United coach Alex Ferguson has rubbished speculation that his side may again struggle to finish among the ... Read more...

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New iPhone not that ‘gripping’ for left-handers


June 26th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 26 (ANI): If you are a left-hander and planning to buy the new Apple iPhone 4, then think again-many new owners of the must-have mobile have said that it is ... Read more...

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Boeing finds problem in 787 Dreamliners’ tail


June 26th, 2010 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 26(IANS) The delivery of Boeing 787 Dreamliners may be further delayed with the company deciding to inspect the entire fleet after finding assembly problems in the tail area on some ... Read more...

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Chirayu Amin part of unsuccessful bid for Pune franchise: Modi


June 4th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 4 (ANI): IPL bidding row got murkier with suspended IPL Commissioner Lalit Modi today claiming that Chirayu Amin was part of the consortium that made an unsuccessful bid for ... Read more...

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Chidambaram favours trade, commerce with Pakistan


February 20th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAttari (Punjab), Feb.20 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Saturday said that despite India not being given Most Favoured Nation (MFN) status by Pakistan as a reciprocal ... Read more...

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Lanka labourers earning basic wages while producing for UK fashion retailers


January 31st, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Jan.31 (ANI): Factory workers in Sri Lanka are struggling to survive on basic wages as low as 25 pence an hour to produce clothes for leading British retailers, who say they ... Read more...

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“Nanhi Si Kali meri laadli’ an emotional drama on DD1


January 14th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
"Nanhi Si Kali...Meri Laadli' is a story of a daughter, a very loving beti...Guddi.After three decades Guddi, a girl child, takes birth in Khanna family after lots of worship.Obviously Guddi is ... Read more...

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Australia urges India to avoid hysteria over student’s killing


January 6th, 2010 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 5 (IANS) Australia's Acting Foreign Minister Simon Crean has urged India not to fuel hysteria over the killing of a student in Melbourne even as India issued an advisory asking ... Read more...

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Vice President confers National Safety Awards (Mines)


October 23rd, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 23 (ANI): Vice President Hamid Ansari conferred the "National Safety Awards (Mines)" here today.The function was organised by the Directorate General of Mines Safety (DGMS) under the Ministry ... Read more...

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Pentagon considering to block Facebook, Twitter


August 2nd, 2009 - 3:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug. 2 (ANI): The Pentagon is planning to ban Facebook, Twitter, and other social media at US Department of Defense sites.The prospective ban isn't due to fears that troops ... Read more...

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How some historical events shape our memory


April 24th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): We live in history. That's what psychologists from University of Alberta believe, who have found that some of the historical public events play a crucial role in shaping ... Read more...

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Charleworth defends Australia’s decision not to tour Pakistan


March 9th, 2009 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 9 (IANS) Hockey legend Ric Charlesworth says the attack in Lahore has vindicated Australian hockey's decision not to tour Pakistan for most of the past decade. Charlesworth also said that ... Read more...

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Brit travellers categorised as Homer Simpsons and Mr Spocks


December 22nd, 2008 - 7:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 22 (ANI): A new study from the University of the West of England (UWE) has classified Brit travellers into two distinct character groups- Homer Simpson or Mr Spock.People who ... Read more...

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ICC CEO condoles death of terrorist victims in Mumbai


December 1st, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Dec.1 (ANI): International Cricket Council (ICC) CEO Haroon Lorgat today offered his condolences to the people of Mumbai and those caught up in the terror attacks on the city, on ... Read more...

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Bollywood director Onir talks about his forthcoming film in Mumbai


November 15th, 2008 - 10:07 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov 15 (ANI): Bollywood film ''Sorry Bhai'' is all set for release across India. Addressing a news conference in Mumbai on Friday director of the film, Onir spoke in length ... Read more...

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Even men have biological fertility clocks


October 27th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): If you thought only women witness a fall in their fertility levels after reaching late thirties or early forties, you certainly need a rethink, for a new ... Read more...

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Amnesty says sexual abuse of female inmates rampant in US prisons


August 11th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Aug 11 (ANI): In its fresh report, the international human rights body the Amnesty International has said that female inmates in US jails are prone to sexual abuse by ... Read more...

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Women may soon give birth at 100 thanks to IVF advances


July 17th, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 17 (ANI): Scientists predict that advances in test-tube fertilisation procedures may soon make it possible for women to give birth even at the age of 100.A research team, ... Read more...

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