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President greets nation on Onam


August 28th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Onam, Kerala's harvest festival."On the joyous occasion of Onam, I offer my warm ... Read more...

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Cole hires new boyfriend for tour?


August 27th, 2012 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 27 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole has hired rumoured boyfriend Tre Holloway as a backing dancer for her British tour, as she thinks it will be the perfect opportunity ... Read more...

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Pookalam contest in Delhi to mark Onam


August 19th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The aroma of fresh flowers and incense filled the air at the Chinmaya Mission here as Delhiites gathered to mark the beginning of Onam.There was ... Read more...

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Biju comes home from the forests of Philippines


August 19th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, Aug 19 (IANS) It was a homecoming for 36-year-old K.V. Biju, who was held hostage in the forests of southern Philippines for over a year by the Abu Sayyaf ... Read more...

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Ajay Devgn ready for ‘Jumping Jack’ makeover


June 20th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) He is known for playing intense roles, but now Ajay Devgn is ready to imitate Bollywood's "Jumping Jack" Jitendra's dance moves in his new film "Himmatwala", ... Read more...

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From guns to gardening, Kashmir militant returns home


May 4th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir), May 4 (IANS) Do they thank god or the government? An extraordinary question in the conflict-ridden politics of the Kashmir valley, but the Dars in ... Read more...

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Narayani Shastri returns as Raai dancer on TV


March 14th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 14 (IANS) Actress Narayani Shastri is set to feature as a Raai dancer in upcoming show "Phir Subah Hogi", a story about the Bedia tribe of Madhya Pradesh's ... Read more...

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Madrid calling Iglesias


March 13th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) Pop star Enrique Iglesias is set to return to his native Madrid in May for his first concert there in 12 years.He will stage a homecoming ... Read more...

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Release my 80-year-old father, Pakistani to India


February 23rd, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 23 (IANS) An 80-year-old man who is languishing in an Indian prison since 1971 should be released, pleaded the prisoner's son in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.Gul Rehman of ... Read more...

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Chinese youths hire dates to please parents (Lead)


January 28th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 28 (IANS) The best gift a Chinese bachelor thinks he can take home for parents is a bride-to-be. Under parents' pressure to marry, many young men in China ... Read more...

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Chinese youth hire dates to please parents


January 28th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 28 (IANS) The best gift a Chinese bachelor can take home for parents is a bride-or-bridegroom-to-be. Being pressurised to marry, many bachelors in China opted to hire women ... Read more...

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Millions of Chinese start spring homecoming


January 9th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 8 (IANS) The massive spring tour has kicked off in China when tens of millions of Chinese travel to their native places to celebrate the Spring Festival.The Spring ... Read more...

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Imtiaz Ali attends Bhojpuri film’s premiere in Patna


December 12th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) Imtiaz Ali is known to go out of his way for his friends, specially filmmakers. He flew to Patna from here to attend the premiere ... Read more...

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Prakash Jha advises Rumi Jaffery to shoot in Bhopal


September 23rd, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 23 (IANS) Not only has Prakash Jha put the city of Bhopal on Bollywood's map but he's also ensuring that other units with a vital story to ... Read more...

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Delhi welcomes Onam with Pookalam


September 4th, 2011 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The aroma of fresh flowers filled the air and the floor was decorated with colourful floral designs as Delhiites from all corners of the city ... Read more...

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‘Raaz 3′ most important film of my life: Vikram Bhatt (Film Snippets)


June 30th, 2011 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Vikram Bhatt returns to Vishesh Films after 2003 with the third part of the horror film "Raaz", which will be made in 3D and which ... Read more...

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Actress Dakota Fanning chooses college over Hollywood


June 10th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Dakota Fanning is planning to further her education and isn’t interested in an acting career at the moment. And this is because she is all ... Read more...

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Uma Bharti homecoming may help BJP in Uttar Pradesh


June 7th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) The return of former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Uma Bharti to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is seen as an attempt by the party ... Read more...

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American Idol: Top Two Revealed!


May 20th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wednesday night on American Idol, the top three contestants from this season, Scotty McCreery, Haley Reinhart, and Lauren Alaina took the stage and gave it their all on ... Read more...

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Woman exonerated after spending 17 years behind bars


May 9th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Utah, May 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An inmate in Utah prison, Debra Brown, will become the first person to get out of jail using a 2008 law. Brown was jailed for the 1993 ... Read more...

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Zulqarnain confirms he’ll return to Pakistan on Sunday despite getting threats on phone


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, April 21(ANI): Runaway former Pakistani wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haidar, who is currently living in the United Kingdom on a temporary visa, has said that he will go ahead with his ... Read more...

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Nepal, Bhutan agree to talks on refugee homecoming


April 15th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 15 (IANS) Almost a decade after Bhutan broke off talks with Nepal for repatriation of over 100,000 Bhutanese refugees, the prime minister of the Buddhist kingdom Friday said ... Read more...

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Kings XI Punjab looking to increase fan base


April 10th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 10 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) is looking to forge a deep bond with local fans through their exciting game and an assortment of marketing initiatives during the ... Read more...

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500 Indians return from quake-hit Japan


March 17th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) It was a happy homecoming for nearly 500 Indians who landed at the Delhi airport Wednesday night from quake-hit Japan, even as that country continues ... Read more...

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Narayan Rane’s aide rejoins Shiv Sena


March 12th, 2011 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 12 (IANS) Terming himself sidelined in the Congress for over five years, former Shiv Sena union leader and legislator Shrikant Sarmalkar Saturday returned to his old party ... Read more...

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Evacuation from Libya to be completed by Thursday


March 9th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 9 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao has said the evacuation of Indians from Tripoli, Benghazi and Sebha will be completed by Thursday." Evacuation of Indians from Tripoli, Benghazi and ... Read more...

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Only 1,700 Indians left in Libya


March 8th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) India will stick to the March 10 deadline to evacuate all Indians who wish to leave Libya as only about 1,700 of them are left ... Read more...

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720 Indians evacuated from Libya in last 24 hours


March 8th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): The External Affairs Ministry on Tuesday said that as scheduled, two Air India 747 special flights brought home another batch of about 720 persons from Libya in ... Read more...

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2300 Indians nationals evacuated from Libya in last 24 hours


March 6th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 6(ANI): The External Affairs Ministry on Sunday said that a record number of over 2300 Indians nationals were evacuated from Libya in the preceding 24 hours as part of ... Read more...

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9,200 Indians rescued from Libya, thousands still left


March 5th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) With six more flights bringing in stranded Indians from Libya, India said Saturday that over 9,200 people had been evacuated from the strife-torn country. But ... Read more...

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All Indians to be evacuated from Libya by March 10 (Lead)


March 4th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Underlining that the safety of Indian nationals is the topmost priority, the government Friday informed parliament that 9,209 Indian nationals - over half of ... Read more...

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Libyan crisis: India seeks aircraft landing rights in Sehba


February 28th, 2011 - 10:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 28 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao on Monday said that India had sought aircraft landing rights in Sehba in interior Libya, where over 1000 Indians have been stranded.Talking to ... Read more...

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India seeks evacuation permission from interior Libya (Lead)


February 28th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) India Monday said it has sought permission from the Libyan authorities to fly its aircraft to the southwestern city of Sabha to evacuate its nationals stranded there."India's ... Read more...

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Krishna wants safe return of Indians from Libya


February 27th, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant Sood Kuwait City, Feb 27 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Sunday that the government's immediate concern was to ensure that Indians eager to leave Libya were ... Read more...

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Strauss’ Ashes-winning team receives just a ’single clap’ homecoming


February 9th, 2011 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9(ANI): England captain Andrew Strauss and several members of the Ashes-winning team have returned home to a quiet reception.The team was welcomed at London's Heathrow Airport by an elderly man ... Read more...

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