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Gandhi’s message very relevant today: Indian envoy


June 23rd, 2012 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) Asserting that Mahatma Gandhi's message is still relevant for the world of today, Indian ambassador Nirupama Rao has called for a pooling of individual capabilities for ... Read more...

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Three UP BJP leaders resign after elevation of Rajnath’s son


January 23rd, 2012 - 1:26 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) The infighting within Bhartiya Janata Party's (BJP) Uttar Pradesh again came to the fore here Sunday, when three functionaries resigned from their positions to protest against ... Read more...

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All eyes on Muslim vote in Uttar Pradesh (UP Newsletter)


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) In the absence of a wave and no issue that could have an emotional sway on voters, the Muslim vote seems to be the one ... Read more...

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Life term for BSP legislator in engineer’s murder (Second Lead)


May 6th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 6 (IANS) A special trial court here Friday awarded the life term to Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) legislator Shekhar Tiwari and nine others, including ... Read more...

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Efforts on to release Indian hostages held by Somali pirates: Krishna


March 9th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 9 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Wednesday said that efforts are on to release Indian hostages abducted by Somali pirates.Krishna in a statement in the Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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My character is heart of ‘Drive Angry’: Amber Heard


February 25th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Hollywood actress Amber Heard is playing the female lead in 3-D movie "Drive Angry" opposite Nicholas Cage. She says her character of a cowboy-boot-wearing and gun-carrying waitress ... Read more...

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Actress Rachael Leigh Cook isn’t a fan of ‘airbrushing’


October 25th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Stars often need to be in the best of shape when they appear in the public. Mostly when they are coming on TV or being shot ... Read more...

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Two Pakistani writers miss Kerala literary fest


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 2 (IANS) The third edition of the Kovalam Literary Festival that began here Saturday will be attended by only one Pakistani author - instead of three invited - because of ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin’s invented word ‘refudiate’ sparks off a ‘Shakespalin’ trend on Twitter


July 21st, 2010 - 1:01 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Alaska, July 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin does know a thing or two about being in the limelight. Recently she tweeted on the popular social ... Read more...

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Laura Ling is happy with her ‘miracle baby’


May 21st, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, May 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Journalist Laura Ling is over the moon with her ‘miracle baby’. She is about to give birth to her bundle of joy, in some weeks. ... Read more...

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Chinese astronauts have dog meat on menu to keep fit


May 13th, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): The first Chinese man to orbit around the earth has said that astronauts eat dog meat to in order to provide them nutrition and keep them fully fit. ... Read more...

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Chinese peaks’ name change not inspired by ‘Avatar’


January 28th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 28 (ANI): Tourism bureau officials in Zhangjiajie, Hunan province, have clarified that the renaming of the region's mountain peaks were not inspired by the success of 'Avatar'.The officials faced ... Read more...

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A.R. Rahman opens up a shop


December 5th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), Dec 5 (ANI): Oscar winner musician A.R. Rahman (Slumdog Millionaire) has opened up a shop.Called "A.R. Rahman Store" on his official website, this online shop presently sells only seven ... Read more...

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China makes its presence felt in Goa


November 21st, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 21 (IANS) After Chinese goods taking over the Indian market, a Chinese film will open 40th edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) here Monday. "Wheat", directed by ... Read more...

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Pammie ‘wants to strip on Strictly Come Dancing’


October 23rd, 2009 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Baywatch babe Pamela Anderson is said to have made an offer to Strictly Come Dancing bosses to appear on their show, and strip to her famous red swimsuit.Anderson, ... Read more...

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Posh and Becks head to Seychelles for luxurious 10th anniversary celebration


July 3rd, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 3 (ANI): David and Victoria Beckham are celebrating their tenth anniversary by taking a luxurious break worth 50,000 pounds at an eco-spa resort in the Seychelles.The soccer star and ... Read more...

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Can Kerala hope for more ministerial berths now?


May 17th, 2009 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 17 (IANS) With a sweeping victory by the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) in Kerala - having won 16 of the 20 Lok Sabha seats - all eyes are ... Read more...

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Congress comeback in Uttar Pradesh that no one predicted


May 16th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Lucknow, May 16 (IANS) The dramatic comeback of the Congress in Uttar Pradesh was not foreseen even by its own leadership.In a state that sends the largest number of ... Read more...

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Latecomer Modi grabs eyeballs at NDA rally (Poll Prattle)


May 11th, 2009 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) He was the last to arrive and the first to leave. Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi made sure he stood apart at the National Democratic Alliance's ... Read more...

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I am confident of defeating my bhanja Varun: V.M. Singh


April 24th, 2009 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
By Sharat Pradhan Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), April 24 (IANS) He is pitted against his own 'bhanja' (nephew) Varun Gandhi for the Pilibhit seat, but Congress candidate V.M. Singh, who has emerged ... Read more...

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A cemetery that brought tourism to life


March 4th, 2009 - 9:31 am ICT by IANS
Montevideo (Uruguay), March 4 (EFE) As night falls in the Montevideo Central Cemetery, the city's oldest, dozens of expectant faces wait outside its gates, ready to enter this realm of death to ... Read more...

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Pierce Brosnans flick latest victim of economic slump


February 18th, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): Hollywood actor Pierce Brosnan is the latest celebrity to feel the heat of global economic crisis, as his forthcoming flick has been deferred due to lack of ... Read more...

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I won’t stop my husband from sailing again: Stolt Valor captain’s wife


November 18th, 2008 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Nov 18 (IANS) "For a sailor, it is his call of the sea, so there is no way that I am going to tell my husband not to sail again," says ... Read more...

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Madonna’’s adopted son David has a new brother in Malawi


August 4th, 2008 - 7:49 pm ICT by ANI
London , Aug 4 (ANI): Madonnas adopted son David has a baby brother back home in Malawi , after his natural father Yohane Banda remarried.His brother Dingiswayo was born on July ... Read more...

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Space dreams dip low as NASA marks 50 years


July 24th, 2008 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
By Peer Meinert Washington, July 24 (DPA) NASA is preparing to mark its 50th birthday in a somewhat sober mood, and even the official date for the legal creation of the space agency ... Read more...

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Rapper Xzibit signs on for Stone’s Vietnam War drama ‘Pinkville’


November 14th, 2007 - 10:37 am ICT by admin
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Harrelson signs on for Stone’s Vietnam War drama ‘Pinkville’.


November 14th, 2007 - 2:51 am ICT by admin
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