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Government given 3 more months to auction 2G licenses (Lead)


April 24th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday gave the central government three more months till August 31 to fulfill all requirements and auction 122 2G licenses which were ... Read more...

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Government given 3 more months to auction 2G licenses


April 24th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday gave the central government three more months till August 31 to fulfil all requirements and auction 122 2G licenses which were ... Read more...

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2G scam: Judicial custody of Raja, three others extended till Mar. 31


March 17th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 17 (ANI): A Delhi court on Thursday extended the judicial custody of former Telecom Minister A Raja and three other accused in the 2G spectrum case till March 31.Raja ... Read more...

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‘Exhausted’ Tevez needs a break to get back to his best: Mancini


March 17th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 17 (ANI): Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has said skipper Carlos Tevez needs a break to get back to his best.The goals have dried up for Tevez, with just one ... Read more...

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PMO invites Hazare for discussions, Hazare miffed


March 3rd, 2011 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Days after veteran activist Anna Hazare threatened to go on indefinite fast if the prime minister did not respond to his requests on the Lokpal ... Read more...

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2G scam: Raja’s judicial custody extended till Mar. 17


March 3rd, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 3 (ANI): A Delhi court extended the judicial custody of former Telecom Minister A Raja, who has been arrested in connection with the 2G spectrum case, by fourteen days ... Read more...

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2G scam: Raja to appear before court via video-conferencing


March 1st, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 1 (ANI): A Delhi court on Tuesday allowed the plea of former Telecom Minister A Raja to participate in the proceedings in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case through ... Read more...

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CBI questions Raja’s brother in 2G scam case


February 23rd, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 23 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday questioned Kalia Perumal, the brother of arrested former Telecom Minster A Raja in connection with the 2G spectrum allocation ... Read more...

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US aborted drone attack on Sirajuddin Haqqani in Pak over fear of civilian deaths


February 23rd, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 23(ANI): The United States had reportedly passed up a chance to kill Haqqani network leader Sirajuddin Haqqani last year, when CIA authorities chose against firing a missile from a predator ... Read more...

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ED questions Raja’s brother in 2G scam case


February 22nd, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday questioned Kalia Perumal, the brother of arrested former Telecom Minster A Raja for over three hours in connection with its probe ... Read more...

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Americans rate Ronald Reagan as best-ever US President


February 19th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19(ANI): A new poll has found that more Americans identify Ronald Reagan as the best-ever US President than Abraham Lincoln or Franklin Roosevelt.According to a Gallup poll, when ... Read more...

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DMK joins hands with PMK for Tamil Nadu assembly polls


February 18th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 18 (ANI): The Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) and the Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) entered into an alliance for the upcoming Tamil Nadu assembly polls on Friday under which the PMK ... Read more...

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2G scam: Raja sent to Tihar Jail till March 3


February 17th, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Former Telecom Minister A. Raja, who was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation for his alleged role in the 2G spectrum scam, has been sent to ... Read more...

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Oz man sees ‘god gazing down through clouds’


February 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 16 (ANI): A man from the Macarthur region has claimed he saw god's image in a cloud.Amateur photographer Terry Bowen, 56, took the photograph from the back veranda of his ... Read more...

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Americans opinion on Pakistan, Afghanistan hits new lows


February 13th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Princeton, Feb 13(ANI): US public perceptions of Afghanistan and Pakistan have sunk to new lows this year, according to a new poll.Fourteen per cent of Americans have a favourable view of Afghanistan ... Read more...

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2G scam: Raja in CBI custody for two more days


February 8th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 8 (ANI): A Delhi court on Tuesday granted the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) two more days custody of former Telecom Minister A. Raja in connection with the ... Read more...

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2G scam: CBI to seek extension of Raja’s custody


February 8th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 8 (ANI): Former Telecom Minister A Raja's five-day Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody in connection with the 2G scam is set to expire today.The CBI wants ... Read more...

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Jonathan Ross Injured During ‘Top Gear’ Stunt


February 7th, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Jonathan Ross received a pretty nasty head injury in a car crash which the British broadcaster was involved in last week. While racing on a high speed track ... Read more...

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Watson becomes second man after Ponting to win back-to-back Allan Border Medals


February 7th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 7(ANI): Australian all-rounder Shane Watson has become the second man after Ricky Ponting to pick up the coveted Allan Border Medal two years running.First awarded in 2000, the medal is ... Read more...

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Strategic guru K Subrahmanyam cremated with full honours


February 4th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI): K Subrahmanyam, the doyen of the strategic affairs community in India, a distinguished former civil servant and a prolific writer, was cremated with full honours at the ... Read more...

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2500 German police evict tenants from Berlin’s squat


February 2nd, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by BNO News
BERLIN (BNO NEWS) -- Around 2,500 police officers were deployed across Berlin to evict illegal tenants from one of the city's last surviving squats, DPA news agency reported.Police used an axe and ... Read more...

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Chautauqua County’s Cockaigne Ski Center To Re-Open This Week


February 2nd, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Although cause of the fire that broke out at the Cockaigne Ski Center in Chautauqua County last still remains to be unknown, the Cockaigne Ski Center ... Read more...

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AARP To Provide Tax Advices


February 2nd, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The free AARP-Tax Aide Service will be providing free tax related aids to the people. The endeavor will start from February 2, to continue till April ... Read more...

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MTV Exec Stands By The Contentious ‘Skins’ Despite The Slight Slide In Viewership And Withdrawal Of Advertisers


February 2nd, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
February 2, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): ‘Skins’ is the showpiece of a fresh scripted initiative at MTV, which has, nonetheless, attracted the fury of supervisory bodies for its copious depictions of ... Read more...

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Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon Overjoyed As The Two Are Scheduled To Become Parents Of Twins: A Boy And A Girl


February 2nd, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
February 2, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): Mariah Carey is a prominent American R&B as well as pop vocalist and songwriter. She has also been a record producer as well as ... Read more...

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Vedanta won’t give fight over Orissa hill tribe’s sacred mountain


February 1st, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by ANI
London/Bhubaneswar, Feb.1 (ANI)Vedanta is still trying to get back into the Dongria Kondh's Niyamgiri Hills.FTSE 100 mining giant Vedanta is challenging a ban on mining the sacred mountain of India's Dongria ... Read more...

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Groundhog Day 2011 To Be Celebrated With Felicity And Fanfare


February 1st, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The citizens of United States are bracing up for the Groundhog Day on February 2. According to the folktale, if the weather is cloudy when the ... Read more...

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Supreme Court issues notice to Centre on Radia tapes


January 24th, 2011 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): The Supreme Court on Monday sought a response from the Central Government on a plea for disclosure of the entire contents of corporate lobbyist Niira Radia's conversation ... Read more...

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Comedian claims request for $1m on YouTube has been answered


January 21st, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 21 (ANI): A man in US, who made an appeal on YouTube for 1 million dollars, has claimed that a mystery benefactor has answered his request.Craig Rowin, 27, said ... Read more...

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Mum-of-two in UK jailed after being caught in bed with 14-yr-old lover


December 21st, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): A mother-of-two in Britain has been sentenced to do three years of jail time after she was caught naked in bed with her 14-year-old schoolboy lover.Susanne Divers, ... Read more...

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Supreme Court asks govt. to produce complaint against Niira Radia


December 13th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.13 (ANI): The Supreme Court today asked the government to submit the copy of the complaint regarding tapping of lobbyist Niira Radia's conversations with a host of people including politicians, ... Read more...

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66-year-old Brit jailed for sex offences against donkey, horse


May 25th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 25 (ANI): A 66-year-old man has been jailed for sex offences against a horse and a donkey.According to the Sun, Joseph Squires was sentenced to a total of 22 months, ... Read more...

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Parti Punjabi Malaysia elects first woman president


May 3rd, 2010 - 1:49 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, May 3 (ANI): Dr Susheel Kaur has become the first woman to be elected as president of the 24 year-old Parti Punjabui Malaysia (PPM).She was elected unopposed by more ... Read more...

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Corey Haim Obtained 553 Prescription Pills Before Death


April 7th, 2010 - 10:37 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) For several week before his death, Corey Haim was doing what the attorney general of California called "Doctor Shopping." Haim was able to obtain 553 pills of very ... Read more...

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83rd Academy Awards to be held on February 27, 2011


March 26th, 2010 - 12:10 am ICT by BNO News
BEVERLY HILLS, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- The 83rd Annual Academy Awards, better known as the Oscars, will be presented on Sunday, February 27, 2011, Academy President Tom Sherak announced on Thursday.The ceremony ... Read more...

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