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Forty years on, romance still alive between Dilip, Saira (Movie Snippets)


August 25th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) Their marriage is four decades old but romance hasn't faded between Bollywood couple Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu.The couple enjoyed a quiet dinner together at ... Read more...

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Olympic basketball: Russia beat Lithuania to reach semi-final


August 8th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's men reached the semi-finals of the Olympic basketball tournament Wednesday, beating Lithuania 83-74 in a dramatic match here Wednesday.Andrei Kirilenko, who returned to the ... Read more...

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Assam’s stranded train passengers evacuated


June 29th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 29 (IANS) The Northeast Frontier Railway (NFR) Friday said that all passengers stranded at three locations on the Lumding-Badarpur hill section have been evacuated.The NFR ran a special ... Read more...

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Court declines to give Hamza custody to Mumbai police (lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday dismissed Mumbai police's application for the custody of Abu Jindal Hamza, alias Zabiuddin Ansari, a key suspect in the 26/11 ... Read more...

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Deepak Tijori to direct two films this year


June 26th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 26 (IANS) Actor-turned-director Deepak Tijori, whose last directorial venture was 2009 Sunny Deol starrer "Fox", says he will wield the megaphone for two projects this year."Yes, I will ... Read more...

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I’m focussed on Miss World title: Vanya Mishra


June 23rd, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Himangini Singh Yadu has broken India's 12-year-long dry spell by winning the Miss Asia Pacific title. Vanya Mishra says it's a proud moment for ... Read more...

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‘Gangs Of Wasseypur’ runs houseful


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) The audiences have given the thumbs up to Anurag Kashyap's "Gangs Of Wasseypur". It has opened to full houses in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand and is ... Read more...

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Rani Mukerji’s ‘Aiyya’ now set for Dussehra release


June 15th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Actress Rani Mukerji-starrer "Aiyya" was earlier scheduled for a Sep 28 release, but it has been postponed and now it will hit screens during Dussehra.Co-produced by ... Read more...

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Finance ministry advisor suggests small diesel price decontrol


June 13th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 12 (IANS) The finance ministry's Chief Economic Advisor, Kaushik Basu Tuesday favoured decontrol of diesel price in a small and intelligent way to insulate the country from spiralling global ... Read more...

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Prez poll schedule to be announced soon: Sampath (Second Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) New Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) V.S. Sampath Monday said the Election Commission (EC) would be making an announcement on the presidential election schedule soon."All ... Read more...

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Sampath assumes office as Chief Election Commissioner (Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) V.S. Sampath Monday assumed office as the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India and said that the announcement of dates for the presidential elections would ... Read more...

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Bengal to make Sagar Island a tourist attraction


June 1st, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Sagar Island (West Bengal), June 1 (IANS) The West Bengal government will undertake infrastructural development in the sagar Island in South 24-Parganas district with a view to promote tourism, ... Read more...

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For Bipasha, making fitness DVD challenging


May 20th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) Actress Bipasha Basu is coming out with the second edition of her fitness DVD and says that shooting for it was enjoyable but not easy."Exactly ... Read more...

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Eat light, healthy food to stay cool this summer: Doctors


May 17th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) With summers in full swing and the mercury heading north, doctors advise that apart from drinking lots of water, a special summer diet consisting of ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Punjab, Haryana procure over 150 lakh tonnes wheat


May 1st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 1 (IANS) With the procurement season in full swing, government agencies in Punjab and Haryana have procured over 150 lakh tonnes of wheat, food and supplies officials said ... Read more...

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Punjab to complete river cleaning project by 2013


April 27th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 27 (IANS) An ambitious Rs.2,332-crore project to clean the rivers of Punjab would be completed by December 2013, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said here Friday.Badal, during a ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

For MCD officials, trifurcation costly, tiresome


April 20th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Officials of the trifurcated Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) are battling chaos and confusion as they go about dividing the civic body's infrastructure into ... Read more...

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200 kids fall sick playing Holi in Mumbai


March 8th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Nearly 200 children from Mumbai's Dharavi slum suffered colour poisoning playing Holi Thursday and were admitted to hospital following allergic reactions, a hospital official said. All ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bihar to have its first ‘open jail’


March 5th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 5 (IANS) Some convicts in Bihar will soon get a chance to live with their families, step out for work and lead a life similar to that outside ... Read more...

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Rhino census to be held in Assam from March 15


February 28th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 28 (IANS) A census of Assam's world famous one-horned rhinos will be undertaken from March 15, a forest department official said Tuesday. The 2009 census had put the ... Read more...

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For NRIs, Lucknow is a harbinger of change in UP


February 17th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 17 (IANS) "I was mesmerised by the change," says an excited Sifat Khan, a 21-year-old who grew up in Australia and visited poll-bound Lucknow this winter after ... Read more...

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Only firms given 2G licence in 2008 should be allowed in re-auction: Uninor


February 6th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Telecom firm Uninor that lost all of its 22 licences following the Supreme Court's verdict last week Monday proposed that there should be a fair ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Telenor won’t quit India, Norway monitoring situation


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Norwegian firm Telenor Friday junked reports that it would quit India following revocation of its telecom licences by the Supreme Court and said its joint ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Genelia says wedding preparations on in full swing


January 20th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D'Souza are ready to tie the knot Feb 3, and without revealing much more, the actress says the preparations are keeping ... Read more...

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Detroit Auto Show 2012 in full swing


January 10th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Jan 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is said that what does not kill you, makes you strong. That statement is true regarding the US auto market. When the worst recession in the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Bihar villagers upbeat ahead of Trinidad and Tobago PM’s visit


January 7th, 2012 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 7 (IANS) Ahead of Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar's visit to her ancestral village in Bihar, preparations are in full swing at the village and ... Read more...

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Cowell hopes for the best in 2012


January 3rd, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell is hoping that 2012 will be better for him personally and professionally, compared to last year.Last year the 52-year-old saw his reality ... Read more...

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All set for Hazare’s fast in Mumbai (Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Hundreds of Team Anna volunteers gathered at the sprawling MMRDA grounds here Monday to oversee preparations a day ahead of the three-day "peaceful agitation" by ... Read more...

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Team Anna writes to PM ahead of Mumbai fast (Intro Roundup)


December 25th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) Team Anna made a Christmas Day appeal to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to enact the "best possible" Lokpal bill as Anna Hazare prepared for a ... Read more...

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Team Anna writes to PM ahead of Mumbai fast (Roundup)


December 25th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) Team Anna made a Christmas Day appeal to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to enact the "best possible" Lokpal bill as Anna Hazare prepared for a ... Read more...

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Team Anna gears up for Lokpal stir


December 25th, 2011 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) Preparations are on in full swing to spruce up the MMRDA grounds here ahead of activist Anna Hazare's three-day fast beginning Tuesday for a strong ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan welcomes international observers for January polls


December 24th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Astana, Dec 23 (IANS) Kazakhstan has said it would welcome international observers to monitor landmark parliament elections in mid January that would pave the way for a multi-party legislature in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bumper potato crop nightmare for Agra farmers


December 11th, 2011 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 11 (IANS) Potato cultivators in Uttar Pradesh's Agra region are a distressed lot these days. Their hopes of hitting a goldmine with a bumper crop this season have ... Read more...

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Shreyas shoots for item number with Chitrangada (Movie Snippets)


November 13th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Actor Shreyas Talpade is excited about shooting for an item song with actress Chitrangada Singh in their new film "Joker"."Shooting tonight for 'Joker'...rapchik item ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Conversion of Pakistani Hindus condemned


November 12th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 12 (IANS) The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has condemned the alleged forced conversion of a young Pakistani Hindu woman to Islam, stating such a "malicious campaign is ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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