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Upbeat West Indies geared up for World Twenty20


September 12th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 12 (IANS/CMC) West Indies cricket captain Darren Sammy said the team was looking forward to winning the World Twenty20 Championship and bringing back the smiles of fans in the ... Read more...

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Family stands by jailed cartoonist, coal minister heckled


September 10th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Sep 10 (IANS) Supporters of India Against Corruption (IAC) and the parents of jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, who was charged with sedition by Mumbai police, Monday heckled union Coal ... Read more...

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Rebel activities helping Akali-BJP government: Amarinder


September 2nd, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 2 (IANS) Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh Sunday said that activities of party rebels were helping the Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in the state.Addressing ... Read more...

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Ivy Queen thrives in male-dominated reggaeton


August 29th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican reggaeton pioneer Ivy Queen is presenting her new album "La musa" that will keep her in the forefront of a musical genre dominated ... Read more...

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PAU to confer honorary degree on Tajikistan president


August 27th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, Aug 27 (IANS) The Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) on Sep 4 will confer the degree of 'Doctor of Science' (honoris causa) on Tajikistan President Emomalii Rahmon, a senior ... Read more...

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I respect strippers of all forms: Von Teese


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:24 am ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Actress and burlesque dancer Dita Von Teese says she doesn't distinguish between her raunchy stripteases and performances by pole dancers as they are related and she ... Read more...

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26/11 arrest: Pakistan says terror a common concern


June 26th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) A day after reports of an Indian 26/11 accused and his links with Pakistani terrorists became public, Pakistan Tuesday renewed its offer of counter-terror cooperation ... Read more...

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Sahaja Yoga confers good health, busts stress: Australian study


June 12th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Sahaja Yoga founded by Mata Nirmala Devi, that is gaining greater acceptance worldwide for calming the mind and busting stress, contributes to promoting mental and ... Read more...

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Pujara’s 50 fails to stop West Indies from taking lead


June 11th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kingstown (St Vincent), June 10 (IANS/CMC) India A skipper Cheteshwar Pujara's 50 and defiant tail could not prevent West Indies A from taking a slender 15-run first-innings lead on the second ... Read more...

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Pakistan civil militias quit fight against Taliban


May 24th, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 24 (IANS) Civilian resistance groups in northwest Pakistan have quit fighting against the Taliban due to lack of government support, a media report said Thursday.These groups were ... Read more...

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Punjab wants central government to allow wheat export


May 19th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 19 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Saturday asked the central government to allow export of wheat from the state.Talking to media at Rakhra village in Patiala ... Read more...

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Gehlot promises Aamir war on foeticide (Evening Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 9 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Wednesday assured actor Aamir Khan, whose TV show "Satyamev Jayate" on female foeticide has created a storm, that he will ... Read more...

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Gehlot, Aamir meet to discuss female foeticide (Lead)


May 9th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 9 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot Wednesday assured actor Aamir Khan, whose TV show "Satyamev Jayate" created a storm with its in-depth study of female foeticide, ... Read more...

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Bihar lauded for child healthcare model


May 8th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Bihar's health system has been lauded for its effective child healthcare model that is now being taken up as global best-practice, the annual state of ... Read more...

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Technology firms awarded for innovation


March 29th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The Department of Science and Technology (DST) in association with Lockheed Martin Corporation Thursday announced 30 awards for innovations in technology.The winners were selected from ... Read more...

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Chandy launches IT incubator


March 27th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Assuring full support for the Startup Village, an incubator for the Information Technology entrepreneurs, Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Tuesday said his state invited investment ... Read more...

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Ramnarine resigns as WIPA president


March 27th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), March 27 (IANS/CMC) Combative West Indies Players Association (WIPA) chief Dinanath Ramnarine has resigned as head of the organisation.In brief statement posted on the WIPA website Monday, ... Read more...

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Designer Anita Dongre launches menswear line


March 26th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 26 (IANS) Designer Anita Dongre, known for her ethnic womenswear line, has now forayed into menswear collection. She is excited about her initiative."Excited about my foray into menswear," ... Read more...

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‘Khushboo Gujarat Ki’ aboard Metro’s Airport Express


March 7th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) The Gujarat Tourism Board has branded the Metro's Airport Express service a part of the 'Khushboo Gujarat Ki' tourism promotion campaign that features Amitabh ... Read more...

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Zardari remembers slain minorities minister


March 6th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 6 (IANS) Shahbaz Bhatti, a minister who was gunned down last year, spent his life fighting for the cause of the downtrodden and marginalised sections of society particularly ... Read more...

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BJP won’t be able to form UP government: Rajnath


March 5th, 2012 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 5 (IANS) A day before before vote count in Uttar Pradesh, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former chief minister Rajnath Singh Monday admitted that his ... Read more...

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Jaipur boy wins sixth edition of ‘The Debut’


March 1st, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Jaipur boy Aman Verma Thursday triumphed at the sixth edition of "The Debut", an initiative by Wills Lifestyle to recognise young fashion designer here.He ... Read more...

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India ready to help fight piracy in Africa


February 28th, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 28 (IANS) India has expressed readiness to contribute to international efforts to tackle the threat of piracy in the Gulf of Guinea."India stands ready to contribute to ... Read more...

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Meryl Streep wants Voila Davis to win Oscar


February 26th, 2012 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 26 (IANS) Actress Meryl Streep, who has been nominated in the best actress category for the Oscars, says she want her friend Viola Davis to win the prestigious ... Read more...

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New US commercial services centre opens


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) US Under-Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Francisco J. Sanchez Thursday opened the new US Commercial Service Trade Information Centre at the American Consulate here.The ... Read more...

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Anything less than a whitewash will be sad: Clarke


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 22 (IANS) Australian captain Michael Clarke is looking for a 4-0 whitewash against India as the two team gear up for the fourth and the final Test at ... Read more...

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BJP not perpetually against FDI, says Jaitley


January 18th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party had been on the forefront of opposing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multibrand retail but is not "perpetually" against it, ... Read more...

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No differences with IAC, we work together: Hazare’s old aides


January 9th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Anna Hazare's long-time close aides from Bhrashtrachar Virodhi Jan Andolan Nyas (BVJAN) say they are working along with India Against Corruption (IAC) and while ... Read more...

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Rains threaten New Year bash in Kerala


December 31st, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 31 (IANS) Incessant rain across Kerala since Friday evening is now causing panic among revellers as the much-awaited New Year-eve bash could come to nought.The district administration has ... Read more...

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Chicago Sun Times to be sold


December 21st, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Chicago, Dec 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The owners of The Chicago Sun Times are expected to announce the sale of the newspaper on Wednesday. A group of local investors are at the forefront ... Read more...

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TV series about KGB spies to be screened in US


December 18th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A period drama inspired by the true story of a US couple who were executed for espionage on behalf of the Soviet Union is being ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga being preferred to play Amy Winehouse in biopic


December 13th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Lady Gaga is preferred to play a biopic of late singer Amy Winehouse, reports suggest. Amy’s father Mitch who has been at the forefront of creating a ... Read more...

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Alicia Keys continues her efforts for AIDS awareness


December 2nd, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Alicia Keys is continuing her efforts at helping create awareness to the deadly HIV/AIDS disease. The condition is blamed for the death of millions of people ... Read more...

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Connect 2011 to start in Chennai Dec 20


November 28th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 28 (IANS) The 11th edition of Connect 2011, the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) event of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) will be held here from Dec ... Read more...

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Educationist Sunanda Sanyal resigns from Mamata’s panels


November 23rd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) Noted educationist Sunanda Sanyal, who had for years backed Mamata Banerjee during her fight against West Bengal's then ruling Left Front, Wednesday resigned as head ... Read more...

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