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Some countries are provoking China: daily


August 1st, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 1 (IANS) Neighbouring countries with territorial disputes were trying to infringe upon China's sovereignty, a commentary in a Chinese newspaper said Wednesday.These countries "are taking advantage of the ... Read more...

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Kachroo ragging death: Justice in suspended animation


July 17th, 2012 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 17 (IANS) Justice seems to be in a state of suspended animation in the sensational case of of medical student Aman Kachroo who died after being ragged by ... Read more...

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‘Preethiya Loka’ dull fare (Kannada Movie Review)


July 15th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Preethiya Loka"; Cast: Vinay, Archana, Nandan Prabhu, Ramesh Bhat, Shankar Ashwath, Kurigalu Pratap and others; Director: Nandan Prabhu; Producer: Madhava Reddy; Music Director: Sai Kiran; Camera: Krishna Sarathi; Rating: ... Read more...

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Centre gets SC notice over killings on Bangladesh border (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the central government on a plea seeking a special investigation team probe into alleged killings and human rights ... Read more...

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Ileana turns taxi driver in new film (With Image)


June 30th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Actress Ileana D'Cruz is set to don the garb of a taxi driver in Puri Jagannadh's new Telugu film "Devudu Chesina Manushulu" and the director ... Read more...

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Doctor penalised for removing patient’s testicles


June 14th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 14 (IANS) A private doctor who removed the testicles of a patient without his consent or knowledge has been directed by the Bihar Human Rights Commission (BHRC) to ... Read more...

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Iran to build another n-plant in 2014


May 27th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 27 (IANS) Iran will build another nuclear power plant in the country's Bushehr city by early 2014, a top official said.The 1,000 MW project will commence next year, ... Read more...

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Girl child empowerment responsibility of cinema: Shabana


May 19th, 2012 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 19 (IANS) Acclaimed actress Shabana Azmi, who has always tried to portray a strong Indian woman on screen, says it is the responsibility of filmmakers to project ... Read more...

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Jharkhand conman arrested in Lucknow


May 5th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 5 (IANS) A conman who had cheated over 100 people of lakhs of rupees in Jharkhand was arrested by the Special Task Force (STF) of Uttar Pradesh here, ... Read more...

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Inspection of Israeli embassy car allowed


May 1st, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) A Delhi court Tuesday allowed the Israeli embassy car damaged in a bomb blast here Feb 13 to be inspected by an insurance surveyor to ... Read more...

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Mirwaiz Umer condemns efforts to trigger sectarian strife


April 27th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 27 (IANS) Mirwaiz Umer Farooq, chairman of the moderate Hurriyat group, Friday said his group would oppose and expose religious institutions being supported by the government to create ... Read more...

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Gujarat seeks policy on staged shootout probes


April 13th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central government and the apex human rights panel on the Gujarat government's plea seeking directions to formulate ... Read more...

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2G: Apex court to hear government’s plea April 13


April 5th, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court will hear April 13 the government's plea seeking a review of its Feb 2 verdict cancelling 122 2G licences granted in 2008, ... Read more...

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Ranbir in disguise?


March 31st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Can you imagine Ranbir Kapoor, who left his fans asking for more after his intense performance as a musician in "Rockstar", with grey hair, ... Read more...

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DGSCL files contempt petition against NHAI


March 27th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The Delhi-Gurgaon Super Connectivity Ltd (DGSCL) Tuesday filed a contempt petition in the Delhi High Court, saying that the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) ... Read more...

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Today’s television frivolous, lacks worthwhile content: Om Puri (Interview) (With Images)


March 27th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Om Puri returns to the small screen after over a decade as a 'sutradhar' or storyteller for new TV show "Chhal Sheh Aur Maat". But ... Read more...

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Iran n-issue no excuse for US missile defence: Russia


March 24th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 23 (IANS) Iran's nuclear issue could be resolved by negotiations not by the deployment of US-led NATO missile defence facilities, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said Friday."It ... Read more...

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Ravi Kishan gets grungy for ‘Jeena Hai To…’


February 25th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Actor Ravi Kishan had to go through an intense exercise regime to shed his pounds and also sported a stubble look for the garb ... Read more...

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Construction near monuments in public interest only: Apex court


January 21st, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said that construction of buildings in the vicinity of a protected monument could only be permitted in "exceptional" circumstances if public ... Read more...

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Arrest writers for reading out ‘Satanic Verses’: MP (Lead)


January 21st, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 21 (IANS) Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) leader Asaduddin Owaisi has demanded the arrest of the writers who read out from Salman Rushdie's banned book 'Satanic Verses' at the Jaipur ... Read more...

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‘Arthur Christmas’ - Rekindles Christmas spirit (IANS Movie Review)


January 14th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Arthur Christmas"; Cast: James McAvoy, Hugh Laurie, Bill Nighy, Jim Broadbent; Directors: Sarah Smith, Barry Cook; Rating: ****One of the most delightful mythologies of the world is that of Santa ... Read more...

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IPTA resolves to wage war against ‘obscurantist values’


December 30th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 30 (IANS) The Indian People's Theatre Association (IPTA) has resolved to wage a relentless struggle against "obscurantist forces" which, it said, were hell-bent on destroying India's secular, socio-cultural ... Read more...

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Salman continues winning streak, others shine too (2011 in Retrospect)


December 18th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) From He-Man to funny man, from flamboyant to sombre - Bollywood's top notch actors have shone on the silver screen in various avatars and ... Read more...

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Hrithik teaches easy way to quit smoking (Movie Snippets)


December 14th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan was hooked to smoking not so long ago. But when he chanced upon Allen Carr's book, "The Easy Way to ... Read more...

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No one quite like Mario, say Goan artists


December 12th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 12 (IANS) Creative artists from Goa have lamented the death of legendary cartoonist Mario Miranda, saying he introduced their state to India and the world in the real ... Read more...

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B-Town stars to play Santa on SRK’s TV show!


December 8th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Bollywood actors like Sonam Kapoor and Chitrangada Singh might soon be seen in the garb of Santa Claus this festive season for Shah Rukh ... Read more...

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(After 12) For life without a cellphone - dial in (Feature)


December 2nd, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Ankit Varma pores over his worn out, slightly yellowed diary, tracks his own smudged handwriting for a number and thumbs in the digits on his ... Read more...

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Brokering News: Documentary highlights the dark side of news


November 19th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Documenting the modus operandi of newspapers and television channels in soliciting advertisements in the garb of editorial content and earning huge amount of money in lieu ... Read more...

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Court views Achuthananandan’s petition on sex scandal seriously


September 23rd, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Friday observed that the petition by former chief minister V.S. Achuthanandan seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the Kozhikode ... Read more...

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9/11 transformed South Asia geopolitics (10th anniversary of 9/11)


September 9th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) When the architects of 9/11 were traced to shadowy caves in Afghanistan, the US sent thousands of troops to smoke them out and topple ... Read more...

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Buddhist monks to get ID cards in Bodh Gaya


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 2 (IANS) Authorities have decided to issue special identity cards to all Buddhist monks in Bodh Gaya in Bihar for security reasons, an official said Friday.?All monks ... Read more...

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Shreyas in Big B’s ‘Desh Premee’ look (With Images)


August 23rd, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Remember the song "Khatoon ki khidmat mein salaam apun ka" from 1982 film "Desh Premee" in which megastar Amitabh Bachchan tried to woo Hema ... Read more...

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Can’t intervene in Greater Noida land acquisition mess: Sibal


July 22nd, 2011 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister and senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal said Friday that the central government had no powers to intervene in the problems arising ... Read more...

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Ramdev alleges rape attempts during police crackdown (Second Lead)


June 26th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) In startling revelations days after the June 4 crackdown on his camp at tge Ramlila ground, yoga guru Baba Ramdev alleged Sunday there were attempts ... Read more...

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Proposed Seeds Bill dangerous for farmers: Nitish Kumar


June 9th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 9 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Thursday described the proposed Seeds Bill as "dangerous" for millions of farmers in the country and warned that it would not ... Read more...

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