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No black magic for Emraan (Movie Snippets)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Actor Emraan Hashmi's recent release "Raaz 3" showcased the use of black magic, but the actor says he would never use it in his own life."I ... Read more...

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Chandy seeks waiver for quick launch of Air Kerala


September 13th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 13 (IANS) The first meeting of the newly-constituted board of directors of Air Kerala will be held here Friday, said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy while discussing the ... Read more...

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Government approves plan to promote hybrid vehicles


August 29th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The government Wednesday approved a project for the promotion of environmentally-friendly electric and hybrid vehicles, at a total cost of Rs.23,000 crore ($4 billion) which ... Read more...

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Mamata attends UPA coordination panel meet


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday attended a meeting of the newly-formed UPA coordination committee here.Banerjee attended the coordination ... Read more...

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Public sector bank’s non-performing assets not alarming: FM


August 18th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Finance Minister P. Chidambaram Saturday said non-performing assets (NPAs) of public sector banks (PSBs) have risen marginally in the last fiscal and there ... Read more...

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Russia suspends Syria action group meet


August 17th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian-sponsored initiative for a meeting of the Action Group on Syria at the UN headquarters in New York has been suspended indefinitely, the ... Read more...

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Trinamool to continue opposition to FDI in retail


August 10th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Amid efforts by the Congress to build consensus within the ruling coalition on the issue of allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail, ... Read more...

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PM meets President Pranab


July 27th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday called on President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan. This was the first meeting between the two since Mukherjee assumed ... Read more...

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Partnership with Qureshi shattered many a myth: Bopanna


July 25th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Indian tennis player Rohan Bopanna says it was his doubles partnership with Pakistan's Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi on the international circuit that shattered many myths."Most of the ... Read more...

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Lokpal panel chief hints at delay in report


July 25th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Even as Team Anna started an indefinite fast here demanding a stringent anti-corruption law, the head of a panel on Lokpal Wednesday said it ... Read more...

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Alec Baldwin shares wedding joy


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:56 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 3 (IANS) Actor Alec Baldwin exchanged vows with fiancee Hilaria Thomas and later shared their wedding joy with fans by opening up about their first meeting.Details of ... Read more...

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Pawar to head EGoM on spectrum


June 29th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar will head the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) which will meet to take a decision on spectrum pricing, a ... Read more...

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Nepal PM to sleep in villages to meet people


June 14th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, June 14 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai is planning monthly overnight stays in the country's rural regions in order to keep himself well-informed about the people's concerns, RIA ... Read more...

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Advisory board set for Metro rail projects


June 7th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The government has constituted a seven-member Metro Advisory Board headed by the urban development secretary which will help formulating plans for Metro rail networks across ... Read more...

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US calls for tougher sanctions on Syria


June 6th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 6 (IANS) US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner Wednesday called for tougher sanctions against Syria to hasten political change in that Middle East country.Addressing the second meeting of the ... Read more...

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Tax cases settled before April 1 won’t be reopened: Mukherjee


May 30th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) In a bid to soothe investors' concerns over retrospective amendments to tax laws, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday said the government would not reopen ... Read more...

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Valid passports must for Indian Haj pilgrimage from 2012


May 22nd, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) The government has brought about changes in the Haj pilgrimage programme and a key one is that all pilgrims must have a valid passport, External ... Read more...

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US varsity honours Narayana Murthy


May 16th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Tampa (Florida) May 16 (IANS) The University of South Florida has honoured Infosys founder N.R. Narayana Murthy with the Global leadership and Free Enterprise Awards for his leadership and contributions ... Read more...

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Parliament light pillar of democracy: Meira Kumar (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Terming parliament as the "light pillar" of democracy, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Sunday said the two houses of parliament were custodians of the ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Afghanistan, ISAF to hold trilateral meet


May 10th, 2012 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) A trilateral meeting of the military authorities of Pakistan, Afghanistan and International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) will take place in Rawalpindi later this week, Pakistani ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh to ease travel on Maitree Express


May 9th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Indian and Bangladeshi railways will take a slew of steps to ease train travel across the two countries by the popular Maitree Express, an ... Read more...

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India’s Pradeep Mehta on WTO panel


April 13th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The World Trade Organisation (WTO) said Friday it has appointed Pradeep S. Mehta, secretary general of Jaipur-based Consumer Unity and Trust Society (CUTS), on a ... Read more...

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Maldives welcomes India’s role, Waheed to visit New Delhi (Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Male, April 3 (IANS) India Tuesday conveyed to the Maldives the need for pushing reconciliation in the archipelago nation even as Male announced that President Mohammed Waheed Hasan ... Read more...

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‘Incumbent SGPC president to run affairs of body’


March 30th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed that Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee's (SGPC) president Avtar Singh Makkar would run the affairs of the Sikh religious body along ... Read more...

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Land for Ambedkar memorial soon


March 30th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 30 (IANS) The long-pending contentious issue of providing land for the proposed B.R. Ambedkar memorial here has moved forward with the central government agreeing to transfer a ... Read more...

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Kolkata police discuss security with IPL stakeholders


March 21st, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 20 (IANS) Top officials of the Kolkata Police held a meeting Tuesday with various stakeholders of the Indian Premier League (IPL) regarding security during the matches to be ... Read more...

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Gurgaon down Noida in Louis Philippe Cup


March 9th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) Eight times Asian tour winner Jyoti Randhawa beat top Indian golfer Jeev Milkha Singh to inspire DLF Gurgaon to a 3-0 win against Shubhkamna Noida in ... Read more...

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Mystery man testifies in Dharun Ravi’s trial


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 3 (IANS) A mystery man known only as MB testified that he had sexual relations with a student in Rutgers university dorm room on the two nights ... Read more...

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Therouz looked like serial killer to Aniston


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 22 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston admits that her actor boyfriend Justin Theroux reminded her of a serial killer when they first met.The 43-year-old says Theroux's dark ... Read more...

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Chinese hurdler Liu hints London Games his last


February 18th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, Feb 18 (IANS) China's star hurdler Liu Xiang disclosed that this summer's London Games "should be" his last Olympic show."Now, I feel it should be," Liu Xiang, who will ... Read more...

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Living ever after, virtually (Feature)


February 15th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Like most people on social networking sites, 27-year-old Aditya Yadav's profile is an active one, with a regular flow of messages and photographs. The ... Read more...

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Halder meets chief of NDFB anti-talk faction


February 10th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 10 (IANS) The central government's proposed peace process with the anti-talk faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) appears to be headed in the right direction.This ... Read more...

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Liu Xiang, Robles set for Birmingham showdown


February 10th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 10 (IANS) Reigning Olympic champion and world record holder Dayron Robles will go head-to-head with reigning world indoor champion Liu Xiang of China in a blockbuster 60-metre hurdles ... Read more...

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I may try my luck with Amy yet again: Prateik


February 7th, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 7 (IANS) Prateik is all set to spend his Valentine's Day with his co-star Amy Jackson to promote his forthcoming film "Ek Deewana Tha", which will see the ... Read more...

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Russell, Katy to meet after split


January 16th, 2012 - 2:43 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 16 (IANS) Comedia Russell Brand has flown to meet estranged wife Katy Perry, their first meeting after split.The 36-year-old, who filed for divorce from the singer ... Read more...

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