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‘Eega’ exceptionally innovative, technically brilliant (Telugu Movie Review)


July 7th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Eega"; Cast: Sudeep, Naani, Samantha, Toogubothu Ramesh, Sreenivasa Reddy, Karthick; Producer: Suresh Babu; Writer and Director: S.S.Rajamouli; Camera: Senthil Kumar; Music: M.M.Keervani; Rating ****After the phenomenal success of his previous ... Read more...

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Nothing impossible if one is determined: CBSE topper


May 29th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, May 29 (IANS) Manipuri boy Mohammad Ismat, who scored the highest marks in this year's All India Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (AISSCE), says the word impossible does not cross ... Read more...

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CBSE toppers euphoric, credit parents and teachers


May 28th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The usually staid and quiet school administrative offices Monday reverberated with squeals of delight and laughter and congratulatory remarks as the Central Board of Secondary ... Read more...

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Gandhi killers pass Plus 2 exams


May 22nd, 2012 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 22 (IANS) Even as they face the gallows, two convicts in former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's assassination case have come out with flying colours uin the Plus 2 ... Read more...

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Woman takes 58 years to get driving licence


April 24th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 24 (IANS) A 16-year-old British girl thought of hitting the road with a licence within a few months of learning to drive. But little did she think that ... Read more...

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Graham Onions may walk into first Test team


January 10th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 10 (IANS) Graham Onions, called in following an elbow injury to Tim Bresnan, may walk into the England team for the first cricket Test against Pakistan if he ... Read more...

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‘Kaun Banega Crorepati 5′ gets bigger, better


August 10th, 2011 - 2:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Sony TV's popular game show Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) is set to return to small screen in a newer and a bigger avatar with megastar ... Read more...

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It will be tough to beat Nepal, says India U-16 coach


August 6th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 6 (IANS) After a thumping 5-0 win over Maldives in the last Group B league match, the India U-16 football team gears up for the all important semifinal ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s performance in Special Olympics lauded


July 6th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has lauded the Pakistani squad for winning 56 medals at the recent Special Olympics Summer Games 2011 held in Athens.Gilani ... Read more...

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Chandigarh girl tops medical exntrance test


May 31st, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 31 (IANS) Chandigarh girl Harsimar Kaur has made the city proud by securing the top rank in the All India Pre-Medical Entrance Examination Test (AIPMT) conducted by the ... Read more...

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IUML becomes second-biggest party in UDF


May 13th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 13 (IANS) The Indian Union Muslim League, a constituent of the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) in Kerala, came out with flying colours in the state assembly polls, ... Read more...

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`Indian versatility versus Pakistani volatility at Mohali’


March 29th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 29 (IANS) The World Cup semi-final at Mohali Wednesday will be "a keen competition between Indian versatility and Pakistani volatility", a Bangladeshi newspaper said on the eve of ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh defends PMO decision to take charge of CWG


October 30th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorOn Air India One, Oct. 30 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Saturday, defended his decision to take charge of the preparations of the XIXth Commonwealth Games ... Read more...

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Congress expresses ‘deep concern’ on CWG preparations


September 22nd, 2010 - 10:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 22 (ANI): The Congress party expressed its 'deep concern' on Wednesday over complaints regarding the preparations of the Commonwealth Games (CWG) here."No doubt civil society and the political ... Read more...

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Every effort will be made to ensure successful CWG: Congress (Lead)


September 22nd, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Admitting that the nation's pride was at stake following complaints about preparations for the Commonwealth Games (CWG), the Congress Wednesday said that every effort would be made ... Read more...

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CWG: Congress says civil society deeply concerned


September 22nd, 2010 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday said "civil society and the political class" were "deeply concerned" over complaints regarding the preparations of the Commonwealth Games (CWG). The ruling party, however, ... Read more...

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Leonardo Di Caprio says he’s no sci-fi geek


July 14th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): Leonardo DiCaprio is starring in his first science fiction thriller, but the actor insists he is no sci-fi geek.The 'Titanic' actor plays the lead character in breathtaking ... Read more...

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Kingfisher member-elect of Oneworld global airline alliance


June 7th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The Vijay Mallya-led Kingfisher Airlines Monday inked a formal pact with which it has moved closer to becoming a member of Oneworld, the commercial alliance among 12 ... Read more...

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Ponting warns Strauss and Afridi to beware of ‘better prepared’ Oz might


June 3rd, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 3(ANI): Australian skipper Ricky Ponting has warned his England counterpart Andrew Strauss that his team will be far better prepared for the Ashes series, starting in November.England currently holds the ... Read more...

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Positive mind is key to success, says CBSE Class 12 topper


May 22nd, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Kanpur, May 21 (IANS) A positive mind and clear understanding of subjects were the key to performance for Akash Singh, a student from Uttar Pradesh's Kanpur district who scored 97.8 percent marks ... Read more...

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‘Prasthanam’ - of politics, deceit and emotions (Telugu Film Review)


April 17th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Prasthanam"; Director: Deva Katta; Cast: Shravanand, Rubi Pariwar, Sai Kumar, Sandeep Kishan and Jayaprakash Reddy; Music: Mahesh Shankar; Rating:***"Prasthanam" has strong political overtones and is the latest ... Read more...

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Crouch says he deserves to be in Capello’s World Cup squad


March 5th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar. 5 (ANI): England striker Peter Crouch, who hit two more goals for England against Egypt on Wednesday, insisted that he deserves to be in Fabio Capello's World Cup squad this ... Read more...

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‘Raavana’ - another remake fails to impress(Kannada Film Review)


December 5th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Raavana"; Director: Yogish Hunasuru; Cast: Yogi, Sanchitha Padukone, Santhosh, Dwarakish, Sreenivasa Murthy and Neenasam Aswath; Music: Abhiman Roy; Rating: **1/2"Raavana" is a remake of director Selvaraghavan's ... Read more...

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Two police officers embark on bicycle rally to spread message of unity


November 7th, 2009 - 11:15 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, Nov 7(ANI): With an aim to spread the message of unity and national integration amongst fellow countrymen, two police officers embarked on a bicycle rally from Srinagar to Kanyakumari on Saturday.Joint ... Read more...

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Hyderabad, Mumbai cricket fans hail Tendulkar’s 17K run ODI feat


November 6th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Hyderabad/Mumbai, Nov.6 (ANI): Cricket fans here and in Mumbai have hailed batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar's landmark feat of 17,000 one-day international runs.Tendulkar achieved the record against Australia in the fifth game ... Read more...

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SID PASSES WITH FLYING COLOURS AT THE BOX OFFICE


October 23rd, 2009 - 3:51 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Wake Up Sid recorded collections of 46 Crores in 14 days After mesmerizing the audience with Sid's antics, Wake Up Sid has attained a landmark figure– walking away with a ... Read more...

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JRR Tolkien ‘trained as British spy’


September 17th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 17 (ANI): Lord Of The Rings author JRR Tolkien secretly trained as a British Government spy in the run up to the Second World War, it has emerged.Tolkien, an Oxford ... Read more...

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‘Snorkel’ genes, boon for rice output in flooded areas of India


August 31st, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 31 (IANS) Researchers have identified a couple of genes that could script a new story of rice production in India and Bangladesh and Asia in general. The two genes allow deep-water ... Read more...

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Ponting aims to bowl Watson more in Ashes series


August 4th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Birmingham (UK), Aug.4 (ANI): Australian cricket captain Ricky Ponting is aiming to bowl all-rounder Shane Watson more in the remaining two Ashes tests at the Headingly and The Oval.Watson passed his bruising ... Read more...

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$400m debt killed Michael Jackson, says friend


July 6th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Lou Ferrigno, the "Incredible Hulk" star who was training Michael Jackson for his gruelling 50-date London tour, has claimed the singer was killed by the weight of ... Read more...

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Stress of $400m debts killed Jackson, says pal Lou Ferrigno


July 6th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 06 (ANI): Michael Jackson died because of the stress of his 400 million dollars debts, according top his pal 'The Incredible Hulk' star Lou Ferrigno."He was under tremendous stress, ... Read more...

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Ronaldo claims Ferguson understood his reasons for joining Real Madrid


June 23rd, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): Ace striker Cristiano Ronaldo has insisted that Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson understood his reasons for joining Real Madrid in a world-record 80 million pound transfer. ... Read more...

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Sons rise in Orissa politics


May 23rd, 2009 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda Bhubaneswar, May 23 (IANS) Call it catching up with family politics prevalent in the national scene or just lack of choice, several politicians, mainly from the triumphant Biju Janata ... Read more...

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Capello delighted with understudies in Berlin triumph


November 20th, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (DPA) England manager Fabio Capello said he was delighted at the performance of his understudies as England beat Germany 2-1 in an international friendly in Berlin.With eight first-team players ... Read more...

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Something in Azamgarh to talk about besides terrorism


October 5th, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 5 (IANS) Nusrat Khan's feat has given Azamgarh town, especially its Shibli Inter College (SIC), something to exult over after the terror taint.Khan has topped the Uttaranchal Provincial ... Read more...

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