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Girisha bags India’s first medal from Paralympics


September 4th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) India's para-athlete Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda gave the country its first medal, a silver, from the Paralympic Games here by finishing second in the Men's High Jump ... Read more...

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President Mukherjee meets Fijian counterpart


August 7th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday met his Fijian counterpart Ratu Epeli Nailatikau and called for expansion of trade and investment between the two countries.The president ... Read more...

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UP cane farmers team to visit Australia, Fiji and Mauritus


June 28th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 27 (IANS) A 25-member delegation of farmers from Uttar Pradesh would soon be visiting countries like Australia, Fiji and Mauritius to study the use of advanced technology to ... Read more...

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Around 500 held in China telecom scam


May 24th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 24 (IANS) A total of 482 people have been arrested on suspicion of their involvement in a major transnational telecom scam in China, the government said Thursday.Among the ... Read more...

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Indian family of four found dead in Australia


May 1st, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, May 1 (IANS) A young Indian family, including two children aged five and three, was found dead Tuesday in their home in this Australian city.The bodies of accountant Nilesh ... Read more...

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‘Udaan’ actor set for road movie with Australian pig


March 25th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 25 (IANS) Rajat Bharmecha, who won accolades for his performance as an abused son in "Udaan", will team up with Naseeruddin Shah's younger son Vivaan for a buddy ... Read more...

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EC withdraws request to make IIIDEM autonomous


March 18th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has written to the prime minister withdrawing its proposal for creating an autonomous society for the India International Institute of Democracy ... Read more...

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UN chief hails Fiji’s plan for new constitution


March 13th, 2012 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 13 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Monday welcomed a plan by Fiji's military ruler to institute a new constitution in the Pacific island nation, saying that the ... Read more...

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Keith Richards undergoes laser eye surgery


January 7th, 2012 - 7:40 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 7 (IANS) Rolling Stones' Keith Richards has undergone laser eye surgery to get rid of his glasses.The legendary rocker has survived years of drug and alcohol abuse, and ... Read more...

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UN should float education body


October 25th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Oct 25 (IANS) Students from over 20 countries as well as academics from Agra have sought a world body to promote education.On the UN Foundation Day celebration, speakers said ... Read more...

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28 PIOs to learn more about India


September 22nd, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Twenty-eight people of Indian origin (PIOs) from different countries will get an opportunity to understand India better at a three-week study programme starting Thursday.According to ... Read more...

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Cox gives advice to deal with dry skin


July 29th, 2011 - 8:50 am ICT by IANS
London, July 28 (IANS) Actress Courteney Cox who suffers from dry skin has advised people to deal with the problem in a new lifestyle blog."I have the dryest skin!!! I ... Read more...

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Gibson, Moore seal divorce pact


June 29th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Hollywood actor Mel Gibson and Robyn Moore have reached a divorce settlement after two years of court proceedings.Femalefirst.co.uk reports that Gibson's lawyer appeared before a ... Read more...

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Ravi meets diaspora youth visiting India


May 16th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi Monday met a group of 24 diaspora youth participating in 17th Know India Programme (KIP), intended to promote ... Read more...

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Hindi institute’s golden jubilee celebrations in Delhi


March 16th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 16 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal will inaugurate the year-long golden jubilee celebrations of Agra's Central Hindi Institute in the national capital on March 28.The Central ... Read more...

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Indian-origin former Fiji PM denied travel to US


March 7th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Suva, March 7 (IANS) A court in Fiji has turned down Indian-origin former prime minister Mahendra Chuadhry's request to visit the US.Chaudhry wanted to visit his sister on her 70th ... Read more...

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Dutch should focus on improving in T20: Doeschate


February 25th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Talented Ryan ten Doeschate grabbed the first opportunity on the big stage by stroking a dazzling century against England in the World Cup. He, however, rues not ... Read more...

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Slain Indian-origin woman’s husband faces murder charge


January 29th, 2011 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, Jan 29 (IANS) The husband of an Indian-origin woman, who was burned to death in New Zealand last week, has been charged with killing his wife and was presented before a ... Read more...

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Indian-origin woman burning case: Kiwi Police interviewing ‘person of interest’


January 27th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Suva (Fiji), jan.27 (ANI): Police investigating the murder of a South Auckland Indian-origin woman Ranjeeta Sharma have confirmed they have interviewed a "person of interest" in Fiji.Twenty-eight-year-old Ranjeeta Sharma was found burnt ... Read more...

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Meet the Brit couple that was forced to cancel wedding ten times


January 26th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 26 (ANI): Planning a wedding usually takes a lot of hard work and time, but for a British couple it was more like a nightmare, after they were forced to ... Read more...

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Husband of burnt Auckland Indian woman was son of Hindu priest


January 26th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland (New Zealand), Jan.26 (ANI): The husband of an Auckland-based Indian woman, who was burnt to death, is the son of a Hindu high priest and was nearly deported from New Zealand ... Read more...

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Tsunami waves observed after powerful Vanuatu quake


December 25th, 2010 - 9:54 pm ICT by BNO News
VANUATU ISLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says tsunami waves have been observed after a powerful 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck near the Vanuatu Islands."Sea level readings confirm that a tsunami ... Read more...

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Australia lost 2022 World Cup bid due to playing it ‘clean’: Consultant


December 6th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 6(ANI): A key consultant on Australia's 2022 World Cup bid has said that FIFA's decision to grant the tournament to Qatar was a difficult decision to defend or accept.Peter Hargitay ... Read more...

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Ocean lost boys say they hatched sailing plan while drunk on vodka


December 1st, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 1 (ANI): Three boys from New Zealand, who were recently found and reunited with their family after 50 days of going missing, have admitted that they were drunk when they ... Read more...

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Ex-Fiji PM Mahendra Chaudhry arrested by military regime


October 3rd, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Suva (Fiji), Oct 3(ANI): Former Fijian Prime Minister Mahendra Chaudhry has been arrested for allegedly breaching the military government's emergency regulations.According to the BBC, Chaudhry, who is leader of the opposition ... Read more...

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UN panel reviews women’s situation in India


July 13th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 13 (IANS) A UN committee on the elimination of discrimination against women has begun a review of the situation of women in India and seven other countries. During its 19-day ... Read more...

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New Zealand student selected for programme to visit India


March 26th, 2010 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Amandeep Kaur Hamilton (New Zealand), March 26 (IANS) Amrita Sahay, a New Zealander of Indian origin who has been selected to participate in a programme to visit India to know the country ... Read more...

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ICC cricket league starts in Nepal


February 20th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Feb. 20 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) World Cricket League (WCL) Division 5 has started in Nepali capital Kathmandu from Friday, a Xinhua report said.Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal thanked ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan’s 3 Idiots breaks Bollywood records overseas


January 14th, 2010 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Aamir Khan's blockbuster film 3-Idiots has broken all Bollywood box office records by raking in more than 43 million pounds worldwide since its release.The film, directed ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan’s 3-Idiots breaks oversees Bollywood records


January 14th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
London, Jan 14 (ANI): Aamir Khan's blockbuster film 3-Idiots has broken all Bollywood box office records by raking in more than 43m pounds worldwide since its release.The film, directed by ... Read more...

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230 prints for LONDON DREAMS internationally


October 27th, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Within four weeks of taking up the international theatrical rights of Vipul A. Shah's keenly awaited LONDON DREAMS, Studio 18 has turned it around with a massive marketing blitzkrieg that includes ... Read more...

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Magnitude 8.3 quake strikes off American Samoa


September 30th, 2009 - 3:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington/Wellington, Sep 30 (DPA) An 8.3-magnitude earthquake struck off American Samoa Tuesday triggering a three-metre tsunami, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre in Hawaii confirmed. The earthquake's epicentre was located about 204 km southwest ... Read more...

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Commonwealth suspends Fiji


September 1st, 2009 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 1 (IANS) Fiji was Tuesday suspended from the Commonwealth after its military rulers failed to commit themselves to staging elections this year. Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma said the Pacific island-state stands ... Read more...

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Bank of Baroda becomes a registered bank in New Zealand


September 1st, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep. 1 (ANI): The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has given permission to the Bank of Baroda to begin trading in the country, making it the nation's 19th registered bank.India's third-largest ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton told Ronaldo: ‘It’s never going to work’


August 23rd, 2009 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 23 (ANI): Paris Hilton has reportedly turned down footie star Cristiano Ronaldo's romance hopes.The 28-year-old hotel heiress told the soccer ace in a transatlantic phone call to Madrid "this ... Read more...

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