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Krishna congratulates Pranab


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 22 (IANS) Foreign Minister S. M. Krishna Sunday congratulated Pranab Mukherjee on winning the presidential poll by a huge margin.In a statement released to the media here, ... Read more...

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India at Olympics: Indians abroad have high expectations (With Image)


July 21st, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
No matter where they live in the world, non-resident Indians, particularly the older generation, will cheer for Indian participants at the London Olympics. Even those born in their countries of residence ... Read more...

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Microsoft reports first loss in 26 years


July 20th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) US computing giant Microsoft has reported the first unprofitable quarter since it became a public company in 1986 after it wrote down the value of its ... Read more...

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We’ll visit Wasseypur after the film’s release: Kashyap


June 18th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Director Anurag Kashyap seems wary of going to Wasseypur for the promotion of his film "Gangs of Wasseypur" and says that he will pay a visit ... Read more...

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China’s trade with Latin America grew in 2011


April 18th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS/EFE) The value of China's trade with Latin America rose 31.5 percent last year to $241.5 billion, a senior Chinese official said.Exchanges between the Asian giant and ... Read more...

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Prepare for Lok Sabha polls anytime next year: Mulayam (Second Lead)


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Friday asked his party workers to brace up for the Lok Sabha polls which he predicted could ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha polls anytime after a year: Mulayam (Lead)


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 23 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Friday asked his party workers to brace up for the Lok Sabha polls which he predicted could be held ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha polls can happen any time after an year: Mulayam


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 23 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Friday asked his party workers to brace up for the Lok Sabha polls which he predicted could be held ... Read more...

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Malaika hopes budget will improve living conditions


March 13th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) Actress Malaika Arora Khan has high expectations from the budget to be presented in parliament Friday and hopes it will improve living conditions."The budget should favour ... Read more...

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Faced no difficulty in Indian music industry: Pakistani singer Zahid


February 6th, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) Pakistani singer Mustafa Zahid, who has sung three tracks in Mahesh Bhatt's forthcoming production venture "Blood Money", praises the Indian film industry saying it welcomes ... Read more...

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Chrysler, Ford sales up in January


February 2nd, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Feb 2 (IANS) US auto sales for the Big Three American automakers were mixed in January as General Motors (GM) sales dropped 6 percent since January last year while ... Read more...

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Nadal overpowers Federer to reach Australian Open final


January 26th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Jan 26 (IANS) World No. 2 Rafael Nadal overcame his greatest rival Roger Federer 6-7, 6-2, 7-6, 6-4 Thursday to reach his second Australian Open final here Thursday.Belarusian ... Read more...

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Hollywood to help restore Cuban classic films


December 9th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Dec 9 (IANS) Hollywood specialists will help restore several Cuban classic films.The Cuban Film Institute (ICAIC) and US Academy Film Archive are negotiating on the issue, said Xinhua.Pablo ... Read more...

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High expectations of Indian fans affecting Sachin: Gibbson


November 14th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar yet again failed to get the much awaited 100th international ton Monday, prompting West Indies coach Ottis Gibson to say that ... Read more...

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Need to integrate agriculture with other sectors: President


November 9th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Wednesday said experts should interact with farmers to enrich their knowledge base and observed that there was need to integrate agriculture ... Read more...

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Infiltration into Jammu and Kashmir continues: PM


September 16th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Infiltration by militants into Jammu and Kashmir was continuing, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Friday, while warning security forces not to be complacent as ... Read more...

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Students turn teachers by evening to fight illiteracy


September 12th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 12 (IANS) They are students who become teachers by evening to make street urchins and poor children literate! Ten undergraduates from Uttar Pradesh's Indian Institute of Information Technology-Allahabad ... Read more...

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Ahead of Dhaka visit, PM speaks to Sheikh Hasina (Third Lead)


July 5th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday spoke to his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina, soon after his two-day visit to the eastern neighbour Sep 6-7 was ... Read more...

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All set for Kerala’s iconic Thrissur Pooram


May 10th, 2011 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Thrissur, May 10 (IANS) Described as the "cultural capital" of Kerala, Thrissur is all set to host Thursday the annual "Thrissur Pooram" - the state's temple festival that attracts tens ... Read more...

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Daimler AG gets RBI nod for non-banking finance company


April 25th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 25 (IANS) Luxury car major Daimler AG Monday said it has received approval from the Reserve Bank of India to set up a non-banking finance company for ... Read more...

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One in ten travellers hopes to travel to the moon in future


March 21st, 2011 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 21 (ANI): A survey has found that one in ten travellers have high expectations of travelling to the moon in the near future.The poll, which surveyed 1,926 people, showed as ... Read more...

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Shakib apologises to fans, admits failure to handle pressure


March 19th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 19 (IANS) A crestfallen Bangladesh skipper Shakib-al-Hasan said "sorry" to the fans after his side went out of the World Cup following a heartbreaking 206-run loss to South ... Read more...

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Taylor hopes Kiwis will have a good game against Canada


March 12th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar. 12 (ANI): New Zealand cricket team captain Ross Taylor is hoping for a good World Cup game against Canada here on Sunday at the Wankhede Stadium.Taylor said that he ... Read more...

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India is the focus now: Ireland captain


March 5th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 5 (IANS) Putting behind their upset victory over England, an upbeat Ireland are bracing for another tough game - against co-hosts India - in the Cricket World Cup ... Read more...

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Will go all out against England to maintain momentum: Dhoni


February 26th, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 26 (IANS) An upbeat India is raring to go all out to maintain the winning momentum against England in their Group B match of the ongoing cricket World Cup ... Read more...

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Didi ignored our safety on trains, say women


February 25th, 2011 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 25 (IANS) While Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee claimed that the rail budget 2011 was for common people, women folk here expressed their dissatisfaction with it, saying she did not ... Read more...

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My sci-fi characters close to reality: Hollywood director


February 18th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Sharma New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Unperturbed by the comparison of his film "I Am Number Four" with other super-hit teenage fantasy dramas, Hollywood director D.J. Caruso says the closeness ... Read more...

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Sen’s wife, friends shaken by rejection of bail plea


February 10th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh), Feb 10 (IANS) As the Chhattisgarh High Court Thursday dismissed the bail application of rights activist Binayak Sen, his wife and friends expressed shock at the verdict and said their ... Read more...

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Inzamam blasts PCB for dividing Pak team into Afridi and Misbah camps


January 25th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 25(ANI): Former Pakistan cricket captain Inzamamul Haq has slammed the Pakistan Cricket Board for creating factions within the national side by delaying the naming of a captain for next month's ... Read more...

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Delay in naming captain will hamper Pakistan’s chances: Inzamam


January 24th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Jan 24 (IANS) Former Pakistan cricket captain Inzamam-ul-Haq Monday criticised the board for delaying naming of the team captain for the World Cup starting Feb 19.The legendary Test batsman said the ... Read more...

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England’s Ashes heroes have yet to reach their peak: Strauss


January 8th, 2011 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): England skipper Andrew Strauss has said that his players have yet to reach their peak despite beating Australia 3-1 in the Ashes series.England's emphatic 3-1 victory, their ... Read more...

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Our rise to No.1 spot will start from Sydney, says Hussey


January 1st, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 1 (IANS) Australian batsman Mike Hussey said Saturday that his side's rise to World No.1 Test side spot will start with the fifth and the final Ashes Test against England, ... Read more...

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Hussey eyeing series-levelling victory against England for ‘real moral victory’


January 1st, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 1(ANI): Australian batsman Michael Hussey is doubtful whether a series-levelling victory against England in the fifth and final Test would erase the shame of the Ashes defeat.He, however, believes that ... Read more...

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‘Nagavalli’ A Hit In The US


December 20th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Telugu supernatural thriller ‘Nagavalli’ has been declared a hit in the United States. According to reports in the media, the Venkatesh starrer, which had opened to great expectations in theaters ... Read more...

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Party firmly behind PM, says Sonia


December 13th, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Monday praised Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his "wise leadership and unwavering devotion" to the country's progress and said the party firmly ... Read more...

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