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‘KBC 6′ opener gets record-breaking 6.1 rating


September 12th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan's magic touch and powerful campaign "Sirf gyaan hi aapko aapka haq dilaata hai (Only knowledge gets you what you deserve)", has ... Read more...

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Nearly 230,000 Syrian refugees in neighbouring countries: UN


September 1st, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Sep 1 (IANS) The number of registered Syrian refugees in Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq and Turkey has reached nearly 230,000, according to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR)."In Turkey, the ... Read more...

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Indians must rise above caste, creed, colour and religion: Amitabh Bachchan (Interview)


August 31st, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) It's time for Indians to rise above the biases of caste, creed, colour and religion, says Indian cinema's icon Amitabh Bachchan who believes firmly that ... Read more...

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Other countries now aping KBC’s innovative concepts: Amitabh


August 30th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says that even though the concept of "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC) is inspired by the US game show "Who wants to be ... Read more...

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Women make 50 percent of country’s power: Amitabh Bachchan


August 30th, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan believes in fair education for all, be it the country's underprivileged or the women folk.The 69-year-old veteran, who is driving home ... Read more...

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Indian held in Dhaka for smuggling tortoises


August 7th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 7 (IANS) An Indian was Tuesday arrested at the airport here for allegedly trying to smuggle over 100 baby tortoises, officials said.The tortoises were in two suitcases to ... Read more...

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KBC 2012 to be back in prime time slot


July 27th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) Game show "Kaun Banega Crorepati", to be hosted by megastar Amitabh Bachchan yet again, will be back in its prime time slot, channel officials said ... Read more...

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Pakistanis protest reopening of NATO supply lines


July 8th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) An alliance of Islamic and political parties in Pakistan Sunday staged a protest motorcade against the government's decision to reopen the supply lines for NATO forces ... Read more...

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Ranbir, Rishi shake a leg at IIFA


June 10th, 2012 - 4:50 am ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 10 (IANS) Father-son duo Rishi and Ranbir Kapoor set the stage on fire here Saturday at the 13th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards by performing together ... Read more...

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Rishi, Ranbir to perform together at IIFA?


June 1st, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) He is the current heartthrob of the industry while his father rocked the Bollywood scene with his effervescence in the 1980s. And if the audience ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricketers upset with PCB


May 7th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, May 7 (IANS) Senior Pakistani cricketers, including skipper Misbah-ul-Haq and Shahid Afridi, are upset after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) refused to let them play in a Twenty20 match ... Read more...

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Indian boy of five languishes in Bangladesh jail


April 25th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 25 (IANS) A five-year-old Indian boy and his grandparents are lodged in a Bangladesh jail for a year since the process for their confirmation as Indian nationals ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

20 Taliban killed in Afghanistan


April 24th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, April 24 (IANS) At least 20 Taliban militants, including four commanders, have been killed in Afghanistan's Helmand province, Xinhua reported Tuesday.Afghan forces backed by NATO troops launched an ... Read more...

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Supreme Court warns Gilani of another contempt notice


March 29th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) Pakistan's Supreme Court has threatened Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani with another contempt notice for not complying with its orders on the National Reconciliation Ordinance ... Read more...

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Pakistan jubilant over winning Asia Cup


March 23rd, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 23 (IANS) Pakistani cricket fans were jubilant after the country won the Asia Cup by beating Bangladesh in Dhaka Thursday night.Thousands of young excited Pakistanis came out on ... Read more...

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After riots, girls fall prey to sex trade in Kandhamal


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kandhamal (Odisha), March 22 (IANS) Abject poverty is pushing many young girls from Odisha's Kandhamal district, that witnessed terrible communal riots in August 2008, into the sex trade. Girls from ... Read more...

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Ceturies from Hafeez, Jamshed set-up huge total for Pakistan (Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 18 (IANS) A double century stand between openers Mohammad Hafeez and Nasir Jamshed propelled Pakistan to a massive 329 for six in 50 overs against India ... Read more...

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Attorney general gets court order in Zardari case


March 10th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 10 (IANS) Pakistan's Attorney General Maulvi Anwarul Haq has received the Supreme Court's order in the controversial National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) case, Geo News reported Saturday.The order ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistani cricket squad departs for Asia Cup in Bangladesh


March 8th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 8 (IANS) Pakistan's 15-member national cricket team left for Bangladesh late Wednesday night to participate in the upcoming Asia Cup 2012 scheduled to start March 11 in Mirpur.The ... Read more...

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Whatmore to coach Pakistan’s cricket team


March 3rd, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Dav Whatmore, who coached Sri Lanka to victory in the 1996 cricket World Cup, has reached Pakistan to sign a coaching contract with ... Read more...

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Abuse in orphanage: Court refuses to bar fresh probes


February 22nd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday declined to bar any fresh inquiry into the sexual assault and harassment of children at a privately-run orphanage in central ... Read more...

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Court demands explanations about orpahange excesses


February 15th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued a notice to the central and Delhi governments following media reports of sexual assault and harassment of children at ... Read more...

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A first for Pakistan: Gilani indicted for contempt (Evening Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was Monday indicted by the Supreme Court for refusing to reopen corruption cases against President Asif Ali Zardari. Gilani, ... Read more...

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A first: Pakistani PM indicted for contempt (Fourth Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was Monday indicted by the Supreme Court in a contempt of court case for refusing to reopen corruption cases against ... Read more...

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In a first for Pakistan, PM indicted for contempt (Third Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Yousuf Raza Gilani was Monday indicted by the Supreme Court in a contempt of court case for refusing to reopen corruption cases against President Asif ... Read more...

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First for Pakistan, PM indicted for contempt (Second Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) In a first for any prime minister in Pakistan, Yousuf Raza Gilani was Monday indicted by the Supreme Court in a contempt of court case ... Read more...

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Gilani indicted for contempt (Lead)


February 13th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani was Monday indicted by the Supreme Court in a contempt of court case for failing to reopen corruption cases ... Read more...

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Gilani offers to quit after apex court contempt notice (Third Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistan slipped into further uncertainty Monday as Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani offered to resign after the Supreme Court issued him a contempt notice for ... Read more...

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Gilani offers to quit after apex court contempt notice (Second Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Pakistan slipped into further uncertainty Monday as Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani offered to resign after the Supreme Court issued him a contempt notice for ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s apex court issues Gilani contempt notice (Lead)


January 16th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued a contempt notice to Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani for not implementing its verdict to act against President Asif Ali ... Read more...

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BlackBerry refuses to hand Memogate data to Pakistan


January 16th, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) has said it will not release data regarding a memo that said President Asif Ali Zardari had feared a military ... Read more...

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Haqqani’s lawyer quits as memo panel holds first meeting (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) A Pakistani judicial commission probing the memo scandal Monday held its first meeting which former envoy to the US Husain Haqqani did not attend. His lawyer ... Read more...

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Haqqani absent from memo hearing


January 2nd, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 2 (IANS) Former Pakistani ambassador to the US Husain Haqqani Monday did not attend the hearing of a judicial commission here probing the memo scandal.The commission meeting was ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi ‘Guerrilla’ a huge draw at Agartala film fest


December 26th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 26 (IANS) Bangladeshi film "Guerrilla", which recreates the valiant deeds of the freedom fighters in the 1971 liberation war, is attracting huge crowds at the week-long Agartala film ... Read more...

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Bangladesh thanks India for supporting ‘just’ war


December 16th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Bangladesh Friday paid tribute to the Indian soldiers who fought "shoulder-to-shoulder" with the liberation forces in 1971 and thanked New Delhi for support supporting "a ... Read more...

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