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Kate Middleton pregnant?


September 6th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) Kate Middleton is reportedly expecting her first child with husband Prince William.The couple, who tied the knot April 29 last year, has reportedly been trying ... Read more...

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Virbhadra as chief to end Himachal Congress confusion (News Analysis)


August 26th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) The move by the Congress leadership to appoint Virbhadra Singh as the Himachal Pradesh Congress chief, three months ahead of the assembly elections, has ... Read more...

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Anxiety in BJP over move to make Virbhadra Himachal Congress chief (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


August 25th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 25 (IANS) There is anxiety in the ruling BJP in Himachal Pradesh with the Congress likely to appoint former chief minister Virbhadra Singh as the party's state ... Read more...

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Congress mulling naming Virbhadra Himachal unit chief


August 24th, 2012 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Congress' central leadership is contemplating appointing former chief minister Virbhadra Singh as new president of party's unit Himachal Pradesh to boost party's preparations for ... Read more...

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Negotiating with Katrina for ‘Noor’: Ketan Mehta


July 26th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Filmmaker Ketan Mehta admits he is in talks with actress Katrina Kaif to play legendary World War II spy Noor Inayat Khan in his ambitious project ... Read more...

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Auto, taxi fare charges likely to increase in Delhi


July 25th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) People may have to shell out more to travel by autos and taxis as the government may allow increase in the fares in the ... Read more...

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Has Antony replaced Pranab as number two in cabinet?


July 13th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Has Defence Minister A.K. Antony been informally accorded the number two position in the cabinet to replace Pranab Mukherjee who is contesting the presidential ... Read more...

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CBI grills Yeddyurappa in mining bribery case


July 8th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 7 (IANS) As he scored a political victory Saturday by forcing his Bharatiya Janata Party to replace his successor D.V. Sadananda Gowda, former Karnataka chief minister B. ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa gets his way, Shettar to be new Karnataka CM (Roundup)


July 7th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Bowing to pressure from B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has decided to replace Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda with Rural Development ... Read more...

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Shettar to be Karnataka chief minister (Second Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Bowing to pressure from B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday chose Karnataka's Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar to replace Chief Minister D.V. ... Read more...

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Shettar to be Karnataka chief minister (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Bowing to pressure from B.S. Yeddyurappa, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday chose Karnataka's Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar to replace Chief Minister D.V. ... Read more...

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Ram Gopal cajoles cousin Mulayam to go with Pranab Babu


June 15th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) Political prudence of Ram Gopal Yadav prevailed over the views of Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Friday as the party officially announced its ... Read more...

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Pranab named for president, trips Mamata with wide support (Roundup)


June 15th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) The UPA Friday named Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, one of India's most versatile politicians, as its presidential candidate, tripping mercurial ally Mamata Banerjee and ... Read more...

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We are happy with the presidential candidate: Lalu


June 15th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Friday said "he was happy" with the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) announcing Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee as ... Read more...

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Congratulations Pranab Da, tweets Omar Abdullah (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Within minutes of the announcement of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee being the ruling UPA's presidential candidate, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah congratulated ... Read more...

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Congratulations Pranab Da, tweets Omar Abdullah


June 15th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Within minutes of the announcement of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee being the ruling UPA's presidential candidate, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah congratulated ... Read more...

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UPA names Pranab as presidential candidate (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee was Friday evening named the UPA candidate for next month's presidential elections.Congress president Sonia Gandhi made the formal announcement after ... Read more...

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Wait for formal announcement on presidential candidate: Mukherjee


June 15th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Amid strong media speculation about the presidential candidates, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, considered a front runner for the top post, Friday said that "a ... Read more...

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Carey parties hard at gay bar


May 13th, 2012 - 7:02 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 13 (IANS) Singer Mariah Carey showed up at a gay bar in Los Angeles and partied hard.Carey was seen at The Abbey Food in West Hollywood Wednesday."There ... Read more...

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BRICS countries mull joint development bank


March 28th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The group of five emerging countries - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - which represents almost 43 percent of the world's population and ... Read more...

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Mumbai Congress chief resigns


February 22nd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) Mumbai Congress chief Kripashankar Singh Wednesday resigned from his post following a Bombay High Court order to prosecute him in corruption cases, a party official said.Singh's ... Read more...

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Indian leather exports to retain over 10 percent growth


February 16th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) Stagnant demand in Europe and weak demand in the US will not hinder leather exports from India and it is expected to retain growth of over ... Read more...

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Mahesh Bhupathi ‘Skypes’ with newborn


January 21st, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Mahesh Bhupathi was miles away in Melbourne when his wife, actress Lara Dutta gave birth to their first child. But thanks to technology, the tennis ... Read more...

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Vinod Tawde new opposition leader in Maharashtra council


December 16th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 16 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Vinod Tawde has been appointed the new Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Council, replacing Pandurang Phundkar, a top ... Read more...

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Congress to seek disqualification of 17 Andhra rebels


December 10th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 10 (IANS) The Congress Saturday decided to initiate disqualification proceedings against 17 rebel legislators in Andhra Pradesh for violating the party whip during a no-confidence motion in ... Read more...

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It’s destination Mumbai for Piaa Bajpai (Movie Snippets)


December 7th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai Dec 7 (IANS) After doing southern movies, Piaa Bajpai shifted to Bollywood and has quietly finished shooting for her first Hindi movie."The shooting of the Hindi film is almost ... Read more...

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Boise State all set to join Big East


December 7th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) From the 2013 season, Boise State will join the Big East, several reports suggest. ESPN reports that a formal announcement of the decision will be made ... Read more...

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Symonds to enter ‘Bigg Boss 5′ this week


December 5th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Australian cricket all-rounder Andrew Symonds is set to enter the "Bigg Boss 5" house this week.Symonds will be the second international celebrity to enter the ... Read more...

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Mamata says FDI decision on hold; government mum


December 3rd, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) The United Progressive Alliance government may have put on hold its decision on foreign equity in retail, given the fierce resistance from both opposition ... Read more...

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Lok Bhalai Party merges with Akali Dal in Punjab


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, Nov 23 (IANS) Led by its president and former union minister Balwant Singh Ramoowalia, the Lok Bhalai Party (LBP) Wednesday announced its merger with Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali ... Read more...

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I love dancing: John Abraham (Movie Snippets)


November 19th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) John Abraham is rarely seen shaking a leg, but he says he isn't averse to dancing."I don't shy away from dancing, in fact I ... Read more...

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US reiterates opposition to Iran-Pakistan pipeline


September 16th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) The US has reiterated its opposition to the proposed Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline that could eventually stretch to India, saying Islamabad should intensify efforts to develop its ... Read more...

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Vaghela to counter Modi fast


September 14th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) Congress leader and former union minister Shankersinh Vaghela is to go on a three-day fast from Sep 17 to counter Chief Minister Narendra Modi's fast ... Read more...

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India agrees to duty-free Pakistani exports to EU: Report


September 10th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 10 (IANS) India has agreed to drop its objection at the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against the European Union's decision to allow duty-free access to 75 Pakistani ... Read more...

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ECB to sign a 20 million pound deal with Investec


August 20th, 2011 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is likely to sign and four-year deal worth 20 million pounds with asset management banking company Investec to replace ... Read more...

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