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Mehta thrilled to receive Arjuna


August 31st, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Asian snooker champion Aditya Mehta Friday said he was thrilled to receive the Arjuna Award and hoped that snooker would now be included in the National ... Read more...

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Mamata’s humane gesture


August 27th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 27 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has made arrangements to pay the hospital dues of yesteryear's actress Dipti Roy, who passed away Sunday.A private hospital ... Read more...

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I haven’t charged anything for ‘The Great Gatsby’: Big B


August 22nd, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he has not charged anything for his appearance in director Baz Luhrmann's "The Great Gatsby"."The role is small, hardly of a ... Read more...

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Pakistani girl to get cochlear implant via Indian NGO


August 14th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 14 (IANS) A 20-month-old girl from Pakistan is set to undergo a cochlear implant Friday at Apollo Hospital here, thanks to an Indian NGO.The implant will enable Khadija ... Read more...

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Rihanna sponsors fans’ vacation


August 10th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 10 (IANS) Singer Rihanna has reportedly invited five of her favourite fans to her home in Barbados for a vacation.The 24-year-old made the gesture in order ... Read more...

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Now, Ramdev caps, bands a hit at Ramlila ground


August 9th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Picking from the popularity of caps at Anna Hazare's agitations, vendors here have come up with merchandise on Baba Ramdev that sold like hot ... Read more...

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Re-double efforts to protect women: President


August 2nd, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) As the country celebrated the Raksha Bandhan festival, Pranab Mukherjee Thursday urged people to re-double their efforts to protect women."The Rakhi is a thread ... Read more...

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Now control your car with a wink or nod!


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) Engineers have come up with a new gadget to control a car's functions using nods and winks, thanks to the infra-red sensor mounted on the dash ... Read more...

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Ex-news channel journalist arrested in Guwahati molestation case (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 20 (IANS) Journalist Gaurav Jyoti Neog was arrested here in connection with the July 9 G.S. Road molestation case, police said.Neog, who worked for channel News Live, had ... Read more...

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Former Bengal governor thanks Mamata for mooting his name


July 16th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) Former West Bengal Governor Gopal Krishna Gandhi whose name was mooted by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the post of the country's vice president, has ... Read more...

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Korsaguda, Sarkeguda residents refuse government aid


July 8th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 8 (IANS) Angry people of Korsaguda and Sarkeguda villages in Chhattigarh, where 19 villagers, including seven minors, were gunned down by security forces as Maoists, have refused relief ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Russian lawmaker criticised over nude photo


July 6th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A regional legislator in Russia's far eastern Primorye region faces a reprimand for indecent behaviour for posting his photo in the nude in a blog ... Read more...

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Maharashtra governor welcomes peacock trophy (With images)


July 2nd, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Moved by the gesture of a taxidermist, Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan was elated when the preserved trophy of his favourite peacock, which died in May, was ... Read more...

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Release Indian and Pakistani fishermen, say activists


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) A group of activists working towards improving India-Pakistan relations Monday wrote to Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai ahead of his meeting with his counterpart in Pakistan and ... Read more...

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Salman’s initiative will help in Sarabjit release: Dalbir Kaur


July 2nd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Dalbir Kaur, sister of Sarabjit Singh, who is on the death row in Pakistan, is confident that Bollywood actor Salman Khan's initiative will help in ... Read more...

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Salman launches online petition for Sarabjit’s release


June 30th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has launched an online petition seeking the release of Sarabjit Singh, an Indian on death row in Pakistan."To people from all ... Read more...

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Support me to help free Sarabjit, Salman urges Pakistanis


June 29th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has urged the people of Pakistan to help him in efforts to free Sarabjit Singh, the Indian who is on death ... Read more...

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Surjeet Singh confesses being a spy


June 28th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), June 28 (IANS) Minutes after stepping on home soil after spending over 30 years in Pakistani jails, Surjeet Singh admitted that he was a Indian spy sent to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Amitabh’s special connect with number 786


June 27th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) The Number 786 has special significance for megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who recalled his "Deewaar" and "Coolie" days as he posted his 786th tweet."T 786 - ... Read more...

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UAE charity to distribute food aid in Yemen


June 23rd, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, June 23 (IANS/WAM) The Khalifa Bin Zayed Humanitarian Foundation of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has bought food supplies from markets in Yemen to distribute them among the needy ... Read more...

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Selvaraj, now of Congress, writes himself into a record


June 18th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 18 (IANS) R. Selvaraj, the Congress legislator who was elected in the Neyattinkara by-election, Monday wrote himself into the record books of the Kerala assembly by becoming the ... Read more...

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Dimple files nomination, plays ‘bahu’ card


June 5th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 5 (IANS) Dimple Yadav, wife of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, Tuesday filed her nomination papers for the June 24 Kannauj Lok Sabha seat by-election.Accompanied by ... Read more...

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World champion Anand gets grand welcome


June 3rd, 2012 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 2 (IANS) Five-time world chess champion Viswanathan Anand Saturday returned here from Moscow to a grand welcome."I thank all those who came to receive me. I am very ... Read more...

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‘Shirin Farhad Ki…’ has an unusual story: Madhuri


May 31st, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 31 (IANS) Dancing diva Madhuri Dixit unveiled the first look of Bela Bhansali Sehgal's directorial debut "Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi" and says the film's story ... Read more...

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Chess fraternity pays tribute to Anand


May 30th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Indian Grandmasters Parimarjan Negi and Krishnan Sasikaran hailed Viswanathan Anand for his incredible fifth World Chess Championship title after the Indian defeated Israeli challenger Boris ... 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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Ouch! When a suitor got rejected as packed stadium watched


May 7th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 7 (IANS) A rugby fan proposed marriage to his girlfriend in front of a packed stadium in Britain -- and got turned down.The fan popped the question as ... Read more...

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Clinton, Mamata meet with folded hands


May 7th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Monday met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at the state secretariat here, with FDI in retail, the Teesta ... Read more...

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Dempo crowned I-League champions


May 5th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) Dempo, who had already assured themselves of the I-League football title with a round to go, clinched their fifth champions crown Saturday in style with a ... Read more...

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Champions Dempo aim to end I-League on high note


May 4th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 4 (IANS) Already assured the I-League football title, champions Dempo face Prayag United in the last round here Saturday at the Salt Lake Stadium and aim to end ... Read more...

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Liplock not bold anymore: Kunal Deshmukh


May 3rd, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Kunal Deshmukh admits that the sensuality factor is high in his forthcoming movie "Jannat", which has Emraan Hashmi in the lead role. But at the ... Read more...

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Rachel McAdams, Michael Sheen to marry?


April 22nd, 2012 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Actress Rachel McAdams is reportedly set to marry beau Michael Sheen as both want to take their relationship to the next level."Michael is planning on ... Read more...

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Pitt’s proposal left Jolie in tears


April 19th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 19 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie was in tears when her beau Brad Pitt gathered their six children and proposed to her, as she was overwhelmed by ... Read more...

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Sahara India to sponsor Indian volleyball


April 16th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) India's corporate major Sahara India, chief sponsors of the Indian cricket team and owners of Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Pune Warriors, Monday announced that ... Read more...

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Balotelli needs to change attitude: Mancini


April 14th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has warned striker Mario Balotelli that he needs to change his attitude if he wants to continue playing with the ... Read more...

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