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Sunidhi and I are getting married in April: Hitesh Sonik


March 14th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Shy, reserved and hugely talented musician Hitesh Sonik has revealed that he will be marrying singer Sunidhi Chauhan next month."First I was her fan. Now, I ... Read more...

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A glimpse of historic Cellular Jail in Mumbai


January 24th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Soon a replica of the world-famous Cellular Jail in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, along with some original fittings and articles, will be seen in Mumbai ... Read more...

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Mamata lets Left garland Netaji statue first


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) On Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's birthday Monday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday did a U-turn and allowed Left leaders to garland his ... Read more...

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Parkash Singh Badal pitted against brother for Lambi seat


December 31st, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 31 (IANS) It is Badal versus Badal in Punjab's Lambi assembly constituency. Tipped to be the "mother of all battles", Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal will be pitted ... Read more...

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After 10 years, Shashi visits theatre - for ‘Rockstar’


November 19th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) His frail condition notwithstanding, yesteryear star Shashi Kapoor went to watch "Rockstar", his late brother Shammi's last big screen performance, at a theatre after almost a ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to tax DTH firms, IPL matches


September 14th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 14 (IANS) The cash-strapped Tamil Nadu government Wednesday brought Direct-to-Home (DTH) telecast service providers and the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket tournament within the state's entertainment tax ambit.The ... Read more...

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Arasu Cable TV revived to break ‘one family’s monopoly’: Jayalalithaa


September 2nd, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 2 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday said the commencement of operations by Arasu Cable TV Corporation Ltd (ACTVL) again will break the monopoly of "one ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Presidency mentor group submits recommendations


August 25th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) The Presidency University mentor group, which has Nobel laureate Amartya Sen as advisor, Thursday recommended the creation of a faculty capable of cutting-edge research to ... Read more...

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Presidency varsity mentor group meets Mamata (Lead)


July 23rd, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) The Presidency University mentor group Saturday met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and hinted at the need to form a search committee to bring ... Read more...

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New thinking needed to save Presidency, say experts


July 23rd, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Innovative thinking is needed to restore the past glory to Presidency University, that was earlier the Presidency College and produced gems like Swami Vivekananda and ... Read more...

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Kalanithi Maran summoned by police, seeks time


July 13th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) Media mogul Kalanithi Maran, managing director of the Rs.19 billion Sun TV Network Ltd, was summoned to appear before the police Wednesday morning in connection with ... Read more...

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Mamata, Amartya Sen discuss Presidency’s future


July 9th, 2011 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday met Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen, who is adviser to the chairman of the mentor group formed for ... Read more...

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Bail denied to Sun TV executive


July 8th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 8 (IANS) A court here Friday dismissed the bail application of W. Hans Raj Saxena, chief operating officer (COO) of Sun Pictures, a division of listed Sun TV ... Read more...

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2G claims another minister: Maran quits (Roundup)


July 7th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, July 7 (IANS) Union Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran resigned Thursday following allegations of involvement in the 2G spectrum scam, becoming the second DMK minister after A. Raja ... Read more...

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‘Maran rejected key telecom pricing proposal’


July 7th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Dayanidhi Maran, who quit the union cabinet Thursday, in 2006 rejected a key proposal from ministry of finance when he was communication minister that ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi blames media for Maran’s exit


July 7th, 2011 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 7 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Thursday came out in support of Dayanidhi Maran, who quit as the central textiles minister, and blamed the media for tarnishing ... Read more...

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Maran’s abrupt end as minister, second time over (Profile)


July 7th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Better known as the corporate face of the DMK, 44-year-old Dayanidhi Maran, grand nephew of its chief M. Karunanidhi, may not have entered politics ... Read more...

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2G claims another minister: Maran quits, DMK crisis deepens (Evening Lead)


July 7th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran Thursday resigned from the union cabinet, the second DMK minister after A. Raja to do so following allegations of involvement ... Read more...

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Maran quits as minister after 2G scam involvement (Second Lead)


July 7th, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran Thursday resigned from the union cabinet, ending the speculation on his fate following his alleged involvement in a telecom scam ... Read more...

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Sun TV official sent to two-day police custody


July 5th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) A Chennai court here Tuesday remanded Sun TV Network official Hans Raj Saxena to two days in police custody.Saxena was arrested by city police Sunday on ... Read more...

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Netaji subject of political appropriation: New biography (With Images)


June 14th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) Subhas Chandra Bose has always been regarded as a great popular hero, but official recognition of his stature as an iconic freedom fighter was somewhat ... Read more...

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DMK calls high-level meeting Friday


June 9th, 2011 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 8 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's erstwhile ruling DMK has convened an emergency meeting of its high-level body Friday to take stock of the current political situation.In a statement issued ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tamil Nadu shelves revival of upper house (Lead)


June 7th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 7 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's AIADMK government Tuesday shelved the previous DMK regime's decision to revive the state legislative council - the upper chamber - and the implementation of ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu shelves revival of upper house


June 7th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 7 (IANS) The AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu Tuesday shelved the previous DMK government's decision to revive the state legislative council and the implementation of uniform syllabus for ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Netaji’s grand nephew to help revive Presidency


June 6th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 6 (IANS) A grand nephew of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose is determined to help revive one of Kolkata's best known academic institutions that has produced gems like ... Read more...

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Amartya Sen to be chief mentor of Presidency University


June 4th, 2011 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) Nobel laureate economist Amartya Sen will be the chief mentor of the prestigious Presidency University, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has said.Sugato Bose, grand ... Read more...

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At 88, Karunanidhi gets bitter present from Jaya


June 3rd, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 3 (IANS) Muthuvel Karunanidhi's troubles are unending.After seeing his DMK nearly wiped out in elections and his daughter and Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi in prison, Tamil Nadu's new ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to ‘nationalise’ cable TV


June 3rd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 3 (IANS) Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's government Friday announced that private cable television will be 'nationalised' in Tamil Nadu, a move that is expected to hit the Maran ... Read more...

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Celebrations at Amma’s gate, silence at DMK office


May 13th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 13 (IANS) The moods differed drastically here Friday at the residence of AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa and the official residence of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and DMK ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Super senior citizens hail income tax sops


March 1st, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) A day after the federal budget, senior citizens practising laughter therapy at the Nehru Park in the capital's diplomatic enclave had real reasons to laugh - ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

I am unlikely to be new IT minister: Kanimozhi


November 15th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) DMK chief M. Karunanidhi's daughter and MP Kanimozhi Monday said she was "unlikely" to take over as communications and IT minister after her party colleague A. Raja ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Graves Of Wright Brothers Vandalized


September 23rd, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez, Sep 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In Dayton, Ohio vandals have damaged woodland cemetery that had the graves of the Wright Brothers. As reports suggest, 62 graves have been vandalized with many ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Adolf Hitler Had Jewish-African Origins, Research Suggests


August 25th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Researchers have claimed that the DNA of the ruthless German dictator, Adolf Hitler, who is responsible for the deaths of hundreds of thousands of Jews and ... Read more...

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DNA Reveals Nazi Leader Adolf Hitler Possibly of Jewish & African Decent


August 24th, 2010 - 8:55 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) While it has been shown that the Nazi leader Adolf Hitler, who so hated Jews, as well as other races, was not of pure Aryan decent, recent ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

‘Aryan’ Hitler had ‘black and Jewish’ ancestors: DNA research


August 24th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
London, Aug.24 (ANI): Nazi dictator and so-called champion of the "Aryan race" Adolf Hitler could have had black and Jewish ancestors, the "sub-human" groups he earmarked for extermination during his 12-year reign ... Read more...

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