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Arrogance may hurt Congress: Mulayam (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhiucknow, Sep 19 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav warned Wednesday that the "arrogance" of the Congress was going to hurt it badly.Speaking to reporters a day ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar demands special category status for Bihar


September 19th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 19 (IANS) In a rare political show, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar took to the streets Wednesday to demand a special category status for the state to hasten ... Read more...

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Sex education is an important subject, says Riteish


September 13th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) Riteish Deshmukh has turned producer with Marathi movie "Balak Palak", which deals with curiosity about sex among adolescents. The actor says it is high time people ... Read more...

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Bifurcate Assam-Meghalaya joint cadre too: Meghalaya legislators


September 6th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 6 (IANS) Close on the heels of the bifurcation of the Manipur-Tripura cadre of the Indian administrative, police and forest services, Meghalaya's legislators Thursday demanded the separation of ... Read more...

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Forty years on, romance still alive between Dilip, Saira (Movie Snippets)


August 25th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 25 (IANS) Their marriage is four decades old but romance hasn't faded between Bollywood couple Dilip Kumar and Saira Banu.The couple enjoyed a quiet dinner together at ... Read more...

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Living atop a tree, he campaigns for the environment (With Images)


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Brikesh Singh is getting ready to climb another tree, this time inside a tiger reserve, and stay there for a month - not for fun ... Read more...

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Happy Birthday Usain Bolt!


August 21st, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kingston, Aug 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It will be very enticing for Usain bolt who will be hosting a grand birthday party very soon. He has been declared as the world champion in ... Read more...

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Bihar needs special status: Nitish Kumar


August 15th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 15 (IANS) Chief Minister Nitish Kumar hoisted the national flag here on Independence Day Wednesday and demanded a special category status for Bihar for its development."Bihar is developing ... Read more...

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Connor Cruise lands his major film role


August 13th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Connor Cruise has decided to take the footsteps of his father when he first appeared in a film namely Red Dawn. It’s the high time you ... Read more...

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Himalayan Kalka-Shimla train on its final journey


August 7th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Shimla, Aug 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Kalka-Shimla train which is famously known for romantic travel is now destined for its end in the railways. Himalayan officials come to a conclusion that they ... Read more...

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Hockey India to pursue Leslie’s quest for lost gold medals


July 24th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Legendary Olympian Leslie Claudius can heave a sigh of relief as Hockey India (HI) will be pursuing his request to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) ... Read more...

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Still time to avoid civil war in Syria, says Hollande


July 14th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) French President Francois Hollande has said there is still time to find a political solution to the Syrian crisis and avoid a civil war in the ... Read more...

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Salman perturbed over marriage-related queries


July 12th, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) There is continued interest in the Hindi film world on when Salman Khan would get married but the Bollywood star is in no hurry and ... Read more...

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‘Ek Tha Tiger’ will be super hit, predicts Aamir


July 12th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Aamir Khan, who loved the promos of Salman Khan starrer "Ek Tha Tiger", is looking forward to seeing the film and says that it will ... Read more...

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I want to play my age: Vandana Pathak


June 23rd, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Actor Vandana Pathak, a familiar face on the small screen since the 1995 hit show "Hum Paanch", is on the lookout for an image makeover ... Read more...

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AITA asks sports ministry to convince warring players (Roundup)


June 18th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Monday asked the sports ministry to convince Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna to team up with Leander Paes ... Read more...

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Pranab Mukherjee deserved it, say family members (Lead)


June 15th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) Expressing happiness over Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee being nominated the United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) presidential candidate, his family members Friday said he is the ... Read more...

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Gogoi for harnessing hydropower in Assam


May 31st, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The Assam government will soon constitute a global level expert committee to look into the various aspects of using Piano-key Weir technology to harness the ... Read more...

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Boldness is a complicated issue: Nandana Sen


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Beautiful Nandana Sen shot bold scenes for "Rang Rasiya" unabashedly, but she feels boldness is treated with double standards in the industry.The daughter of Nobel laureate ... Read more...

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Focus on IT industry’s issues: Microsoft urges Indian government


May 11th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) In spite of its tremendous potential, India's information technology (IT) industry has been suffering due to several issues which the government needs to focus on, a ... Read more...

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Abolish visa regime even if India hesitates: Nawaz Sharif


May 7th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 7 (IANS) Pakistan's main opposition leader Nawaz Sharif has called for unilaterally abolishing the visa regime with India even if New Delhi "hesitates to reciprocate" the ... Read more...

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Apex church body favours Christian president


May 4th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) A top Church body representing more than 13 million people across the country has appealed to all political parties to elect a Christian as the ... Read more...

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Myanmar seeks NGO help in relief missions


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 3 (IANS) The Myanmar government will seek help from the civil society organisations to provide aid in insurgency-hit areas, President Thein Sein has said.The government is talks with ... Read more...

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Karisma disciplined, focused: Jimmy Sheirgill


May 3rd, 2012 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Actor Jimmy Sheirgill, who shares screen space with Karisma Kapoor in her comeback film "Dangerous Ishhq", describes his co-star as focussed and says the 3D ... Read more...

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Kerala UDF constituencts call truce


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, April 22 (IANS) A ceasefire of sorts has been declared between the two bickering constituents of the ruling United Democratic front (UDF) in Kerala - the Indian Union Muslim ... Read more...

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FIFA plans to build football museum


April 21st, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, April 21 (IANS) FIFA is planning to build a football museum including 3D animations, interactive games, trophies and "everything a football fan could wish for" as part of an ... Read more...

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Virbhadra moves to grab reins of power (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


April 15th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 15 (IANS) The Congress policy of not announcing the chief minister's name before the elections in the state has come under fire by its own senior leader and ... Read more...

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SRK’s detention at US airport inappropriate: Rajiv Shukla


April 13th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Criticising Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan's detention at a New York airport as "inappropriate and uncalled for", union Patrliamentary Affairs Minister Rajiv Shukla Friday ... Read more...

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‘Sperm donation common, people keep mum’


March 25th, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) VJ-turned-actor Ayushmann Khurrana has chosen to be different. With "Vicky Donor", an uncoventional film on sperm donation, he is glad that his debut project ... Read more...

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UN to hold global conference on women in 2015


March 9th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 9 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and current president of the General Assembly Nassir Abdulaziz Al-Nasser have proposed the idea of holding a global conference on women's ... Read more...

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Trees cut for Holi, green activists despair


March 7th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 7 (IANS) Hundreds of trees have been pruned or cut down across Bihar in the last four-five days for Holi bonfires, green activists said Wednesday.The Holika bonfire, symbolising ... Read more...

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EU official seeks gender balance in company boards


March 6th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
Brussels, March 6 (IANS) EU justice commissioner Viviane Reding Monday called on Europe to break the "glass ceiling" for women in company boards, as a latest report shows that only ... Read more...

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Time for Tendulkar to introspect: Chappell


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 3 (IANS) Former Australia cricket captain Ian Chappell said India's batting great Sachin Tendulkar has to take a look at himself and ask if he is playing ... Read more...

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Sangakkara wants an urgent review of Sri Lanka cricket


February 13th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Feb 13 (IANS) Former captain and star batsman Kumar Sangakkara wants an urgent review of Sri Lankan cricket, and has said first class structure should be overhauled on ... Read more...

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US concerned over violence in Tibet


January 25th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Jan 25 (IANS) Expressing concern over violence in Tibet, the US has urged China to address its counterproductive policies and resume talks with the Tibetan exiles."I am gravely concerned ... Read more...

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