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Congress in dilemma over local body elections (Andhra Pradesh Newsletter)


September 8th, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 8 (IANS) The Congress government in Andhra Pradesh finds itself in a dilemma over local body elections with the state high court ruling this week that the ... Read more...

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Chinese president meets Clinton


September 5th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 5 (IANS) President Hu Jintao met US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton here Wednesday and appreciated her efforts to push forward ties between the two countries. Hu ... Read more...

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Ukrainian court jails radioactive metal thieves


August 28th, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Aug 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Ukrainian court has sentenced eight members of a criminal group to up to eight and a half years in prison for trading in radioactive ... Read more...

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Aniston overwhelmed by engagement ring


August 15th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 15 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston is overjoyed and overwhelmed by her eight carat emerald-cut diamond engagement ring, that her boyfriend Justin Theroux gave her.The 43-year-old actress ... Read more...

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No new case of polio in 18 months: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) No new case of polio had been reported in the country in the last one and a half years, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said ... Read more...

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Aniston, Theroux engaged


August 13th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 13 (IANS) Jennifer Aniston and boyfriend Justin Theroux, who have been dating since 2011, are now engaged.Theroux proposed to the former "Friends" star Friday, which happened ... Read more...

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Big B, Judi Dench to launch Abu-Sandeep’s book in London (With Images)


August 11th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Designer duo Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla are set to formally launch their book titled "India Fantastique" to celebrate their silver jubilee in the Indian ... Read more...

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Age of typical vamps long gone: TV actress Ridheema Tiwari (With Images)


August 11th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) The over-expressive, make-up loaded and super-conniving vamp of the small screen has faded away, making space for realistic characters with grey shades, says TV actress Ridheema ... Read more...

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Sex attacker jailed after 11 years


August 5th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) A 57-year-old man who forced a woman to perform a sex act at gunpoint has been identified and jailed after 11 years after the victim saved ... Read more...

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IAS officer acquitted in fodder scam


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Jharkhand High Court Friday acquitted a senior IAS official who was convicted and sentenced to jail in the Animal Husbandry Department scam, popularly known as ... Read more...

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Patil reviews Maharashtra security


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) An alert was sounded in Maharashtra and Home Minister R.R. Patil at a meeting here Wednesday reviewed the security in the state in the wake of ... Read more...

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Uncle named as killer of a boy killed in 1984


August 1st, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beverly Hills, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Christopher Laverack was killed in the year 1984 by a killer who was never found until way later. His murder case was the longest that police ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Petrov looking at three teams for 2013


July 28th, 2012 - 2:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Formula One driver Vitaly Petrov's manager Oksana Kosachenko said Friday the Russian is in talks with three teams apart from his current Caterham team, ... Read more...

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One child abused every three days in Goa: Parrikar


July 27th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 27 (IANS) One minor has been abused every three days in Goa until June this year, while in 2011 one child was abused every four days, according to ... Read more...

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PMO attempts to counter Anna’s anti-corruption stir threat


July 24th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) With Anna Hazare giving an ultimatum for his team's Jan Lokpal Bill to be brought in parliament, the government Tuesday tried to blunt his ... Read more...

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Ex-Bihar police chief’s illegal assets to be seized


July 24th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 24 (IANS) The Patna High Court Tuesday ordered the confiscation of former Bihar police chief Narayan Mishra's illegal assets, a lawyer said."The court dismissed a petition challenging a ... Read more...

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Argentine club owner gets jail for deadly fire


July 14th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, July 14 (IANS/EFE) The owner of an Argentine discotheque where 193 people died more than seven years ago in a fire was sentenced here Friday to four and ... Read more...

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Andre’s Mexican bash for children


July 3rd, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 3 (IANS) Singer Peter Andre will throw a party with a Mexican theme to celebrate his daughter Princess Tiaamii's birthday.The 39-year-old singer couldn't attend his five-year-old Princess' birthday ... Read more...

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Khurshid gives no time-frame for tabling anti-torture bill


June 26th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Union Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday refrained from giving a time-frame as to when the proposed bill for the prevention of torture would ... Read more...

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Russian expert who sold rocket secrets to China freed


June 19th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The former head of a Russian rocket technology firm, who was jailed in 2007 for selling state secrets to China, has been released on parole.Igor ... Read more...

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Shanghai Shenhua confirms contract with Drogba


June 19th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 19 (IANS) Chinese football club Shanghai Shenhua boss Zhu Jun confirmed that Cote d'Ivoire and former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba will join the club on a two-and-half years' ... Read more...

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Britain’s first gay civil marriage


June 11th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 11 (IANS) A gay couple are believed to be the first in Britain to hold a civil ceremony in a church building, the Daily Mail reported Monday.Kieran Bohan ... Read more...

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Haryana couple shot by girl’s family, critical


June 8th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, June 8 (IANS) A young couple, who eloped and got married in a temple about one and a half years ago, were battling for life at a Delhi hospital ... Read more...

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Karnataka legislator jailed in bribery case


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 2 (IANS) A Karnataka court Saturday convicted ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Y. Sampangi in a corruption case and sentenced him to three and a half ... Read more...

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BJP to make fresh assessment of Kashmir situation


May 28th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 28 (IANS) A study group of the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) arrived here Monday to make a fresh assessment of the situation in Jammu and Kashmir.The group is ... Read more...

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No TV this year: Akshay Kumar


May 26th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 26 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar, who will soon be seen in his action avatar in "Rowdy Rathore", says he is totally focused on Bollywood for now and ... Read more...

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Low profile was not intentional, says Sonakshi


May 24th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Post the success of "Dabangg", Sonakshi Sinha maintained a low profile and stayed away from media glare. She says it was not intentional as she ... Read more...

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Army steps up vigil along LoC


May 20th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 20 (IANS) With the snow melting in high mountain passes in Jammu and Kashmir, the Indian Army has stepped up its vigil along the Line of control (LoC) ... Read more...

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Salim-Sulaiman to recreate classics with The Bollywood Musical


May 17th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Composer duo Salim-Sulaiman are excited to re-create the magic of classics in a contemporary way through a concert called - The Bollywood Musical."The show will bring ... Read more...

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Russian club owner jailed over blaze that killed 156


May 15th, 2012 - 3:00 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The co-owner of a nightclub in Russia where a fire killed 156 people in 2009 has been sentenced to six and a half years in ... Read more...

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Lalu to march to Bihar’s villages ‘to expose’ Nitish


May 14th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 14 (IANS) Having stayed away from the rough and tumble of Bihar politics for more than one-and-a-half years, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad says he will ... Read more...

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Muslim woman jailed for wrongly accusing Hindu of rape


May 9th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS) A 21-year-old Asian Muslim woman in Britain has been sentenced to jail for four years after she pretended she was raped by her Hindu boyfriend and ... Read more...

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No plan to review laws on death sentence: Chidambaram


May 9th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) There were no plans to review laws on death sentence, Home Minister P. Chidambaram clarified Wednesday and said the present government had disposed of ... Read more...

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Navy permitted to decommission, destroy damaged warship


May 8th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 8 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Tuesday permitted the Indian Navy to decommission and destroy a frigate which had partially sunk after a collision with a foreign ship ... Read more...

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Delhi woman killed by in-laws, husband


May 5th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) A 27-year-old woman in the capital was pushed to her death by her husband and in-laws from the roof of the building in which they ... Read more...

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