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Cartoonist’s arrest an over-stretch: Congress


September 10th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The Congress Monday termed arrest of political cartoonist Aseem Trivedi as a bit of an "over-stretch" but said "there are certain emblems and national ... Read more...

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Delhi Police provide IDs to senior citizens


September 4th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Ram Vilas Gupta, 70, has symptoms of amnesia, which often trouble him when he is among the bustling crowds and maddening traffic in the capital.Now ... Read more...

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Big B gets conscious when wife Jaya on the sets


September 1st, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who will be seen with his wife Jaya Bachchan in Bhojpuri film "Ganga Devi", says there is lot of restriction when your ... Read more...

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Who made Big B nervous?


August 17th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who has recorded a song for "Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) 6" with composer duo Salim-Sulaiman, says he had butterflies in his stomach ... Read more...

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Portugal lose last friendly before the Euro 2012


June 3rd, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lisbon, June 3 (IANS) One week before their match against Germany in the Euro 2012, the Portuguese national football team lost to Turkey 1-3 in a friendly here.For the Portuguese, ... Read more...

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Disunity rocks Congress amid talks of early polls (Karnataka Newsletter)


June 2nd, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 2 (IANS) The Congress in Karnataka seems to be going the way of the state's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) with rifts in the party amid mounting ... Read more...

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Sibal apologises after Ambedkar cartoon row rocks parliament (Fourth lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) A cartoon on Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar in an NCERT textbook rocked parliament Friday, prompting the government to apologise and order removal of the ... Read more...

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Sibal apologises after Ambedkar cartoon row rocks parliament (Third Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) A cartoon on Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar in an NCERT textbook rocked both houses of parliament Friday, prompting the government to apologise and order ... Read more...

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Jordan to hold parliamentary elections this year


May 8th, 2012 - 6:08 am ICT by IANS
Amman, May 8 (IANS) Jordan's King Abdullah II has said that the country's parliamentary elections will be held before the end of this year, official Petra news agency reported.During a ... Read more...

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Supreme Court decries abuse of court process by criminals


April 1st, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) A Haryana-based black-marketeer sentenced to a one-year jail term kept filing petitions in various courts for over 12 years to delay his surrender. The Supreme ... Read more...

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Postman chases robbers, kills one


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 22 (IANS) A young Chinese postman who killed a robber in a car chase has been praised and rewarded by police, a report said Thursday.Police said the postman, ... Read more...

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Barca’s winger Alexis injured


March 4th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 4 (IANS) FC Barcelona will be without winger Alexis Sanchez for 10-15 days after the Chilean suffered a muscle injury during Saturday night's 3-1 win at home against ... Read more...

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Much to be done to overcome economic crisis: Spanish PM


February 20th, 2012 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Seville (Spain), Feb 20 (IANS/EFE) Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy has warned about the "hard road" that remains to be travelled before the economic crisis can be overcome.He delivered the ... Read more...

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Hussey, Forrest steer Australia to 269/8 (Lead)


February 12th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Feb 12 (IANS) David Hussey and debutant Peter Forrest struck fine fifties to steer Australia to 269 for eight in the fourth match of the ODI tri-series against India ... Read more...

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Congress terms Anna’s fast premature, insult to parliament


December 11th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) The Congress Sunday rejected Anna Hazare's token fast for a strong anti-corruption Lokpal bill, terming it "preemptive" and "premature" and an "insult to parliament". "I ... Read more...

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BJP flays Lokpal report


December 9th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) As a parliamentary panel tabled its report on the Lokpal bill Friday, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said non-inclusion of Citizen's Charter and lower ... Read more...

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Dravid named captain of Rajasthan Royals


December 3rd, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 3 (IANS) Indian batting great Rahul Dravid was Saturday named the captain of the Indian Premier League (IPL) team Rajasthan Royals. He replaces Australia's Shane Warne, who led ... Read more...

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Saroj Khan has no plans to direct dance movie


November 29th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) She has been directing song-and-dance sequences for films for almost four decades, but if given a choice, Bollywood's ace choreographer Saroj Khan says she will ... Read more...

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Pakistani students seeking out ‘immoral’ books


November 28th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 28 (IANS) Students in Pakistan were least interested in reading knowledgeable books and shopkeepers, in order to earn a living, were forced to sell those that were "vulgar, ... Read more...

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Spanish Liga match cancelled after linesman hit


November 21st, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Nov 21 (IANS) The Spanish Primera Liga game between Granada and Mallorca had to be abandoned after just over an hour on Sunday night after a linesman was hit ... Read more...

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Pakistan united against all challenges: Gilani


November 21st, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 21 (IANS) Asserting that Pakistan stands united in defending its independence, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said political differences can be set aside in case national ... Read more...

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Ojha’s double strike restricts Windies to 69/2 (Lunch report)


November 6th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) A double strike by left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha restricted the West Indies to 69 for two in their first innings at lunch on the first ... Read more...

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Venezuelan singer grateful to Emilio Estefan


November 5th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, Nov 5 (IANS/EFE) Norka is living her dream of being a singer thanks to producer Emilio Estefan, the man behind the impending release of her debut CD, "Milagro".It ... Read more...

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Dr Oz Convinces Paula Dean to Stop Smoking, Cook Healthier


October 12th, 2011 - 4:14 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Famous Southern cooking sensation Paula Dean was a guest star on today's episode of 'The Dr Oz Show'. Dr Oz had issued the Southern Belle form Georgia a ... Read more...

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WWE Hell in a Cell: Mark Henry vs Randy Orton


October 4th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 4 (THAIDIAN NEWS) As Mark Henry, The World's Strongest Man, and Randy Orton faced each other last night at 'WWE Hell in a Cell', it was a battle which had been ... Read more...

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Justice Shah calls for public rejection of illegal mining


September 18th, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 18 (IANS) Former Supreme Court judge M.B. Shah, who heads a nine-member commission probing charges of illegal mining in Goa, has said that short-staffed mining departments are mute ... Read more...

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Gowda opposes communal violence bill


September 10th, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda Saturday opposed the communal violence bill saying it was biased against the majority community."I have no hesitation to ... Read more...

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Ben Flajnik is the new ‘Bachelor’


August 25th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ben Flajnik has been handed the title role of the next season of the show “Bachelor.” Flajnik was a contestant on the just ended Bachelorette show. ... Read more...

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PM to Hazare: Parliament could consider your Lokpal bill (Second Lead)


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Expressing "deep concern" over the deteriorating health of Anna Hazare, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday appealed to him to end his eight-day hunger strike ... Read more...

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Text of PM’s letter Anna on ending fast


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) On the eighth day of Anna Hazare's fast, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday reached out to the social activist, urging him to end the stir ... Read more...

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Shane Warne to marry Liz Hurley?


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) Australian bowler Shane Warne has reportedly asked girlfriend Elizabeth Hurley to marry him.According the friends close to the couple, the wedding is likely to take place ... Read more...

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Favour excluding PM from Lokpal: Congress


July 1st, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The Congress said Friday that it favours the exclusion of the prime minister and the judiciary from the ambit of the proposed Lokpal bill, ... Read more...

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Political scene not right for PM’s inclusion under Lokpal: Sibal


June 21st, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The political situation in the country does not allow the inclusion of the prime minister under the Lokpal's purview, Human Resources Development Minister Kapil Sibal ... Read more...

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Lakhimpur-Kheri girl’s parents demand CBI probe (Lead)


June 16th, 2011 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) Within hours of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati's declaration that she was not averse to entrusting the case of a 14-year old girl's alleged rape ... Read more...

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‘Bhindi Bazaar…’ actress warns mom about bold scenes (With Images)


June 8th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 8 (IANS) Lucknow girl Vedita Pratap Singh, who has shot two bold scenes in her debut film "Bhindi Bazaar Inc.", says nothing is imposed upon the actors and ... Read more...

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