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Burundi can benefit from India’s development experience: President


September 18th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjhee Tuesday said India's developmental experience in energy, agriculture, infrastructure, and other fields is suited to generate employment for youth and could be ... Read more...

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Mukesh Bhatt new president of Producers Guild


September 17th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Mukesh Bhatt has taken over from Ramesh Sippy as the president of the Film & Television Producers Guild of India here Monday. He says he ... Read more...

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Putin peak summitted for first time


September 14th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bishkek, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Putin peak, a mountain in Kyrgyzstan named in honour of the Russian president, has been summited for the first time, an official said Friday.The ... Read more...

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I am biggest fan of Rani Mukerji: Prithviraj


September 14th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Southern actor Prithviraj Sukumaran, who makes his Bollywood debut opposite Rani Mukerji in "Aiyaa", claims to be her biggest fan."You all say you are big fans ... Read more...

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Kareena finds it tough to handle rigours of being an actress


September 13th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 13 (IANS) A simple girl at heart, Kareena Kapoor has to play an opposite role as an actress - she has an arduous task of looking glamorous ... Read more...

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Harvard conducts case study on Farhan’s Excel Entertainment


September 11th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The famed Harvard Business School (HBS) has done a case study on Indian film production company Excel Entertainment, the banner behind movies like "Dil ... Read more...

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Being compared to Salman an honour: Emraan


September 10th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 10 (IANS) With back-to-back hits, actor Emraan Hashmi's success ratio is being compared to that of blockbuster king Salman Khan. Emraan says it's an honour to be ... Read more...

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Zenit can win Champions League in two years: Malafeev


September 9th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Zenit St. Petersburg are capable of lifting the Champions League within two years, the Russian champions' goalkeeper Vyacheslav Malafeev said.Zenit's greatest achievement to date ... Read more...

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Visiting father’s birthplace fulfilled old desire: Manto’s daughters


September 8th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Overwhelmed by the welcome they received in India, the daughters of legendary Urdu writer Saadat Hassan Manto say visiting the village where their father was ... Read more...

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Whitney Houston lands posthumous Guinness record


September 7th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 7 (IANS) Late singer Whitney Houston has entered the Guinness World Records after 12 of her tracks became chart toppers following her death in February.Houston's fans flocked ... Read more...

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It was time to move on: Laxman


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) Reiterating his sudden decision to quit international cricket on the eve of the Test series against New Zealand, V.V.S. Laxman said he intends playing Ranji Trophy ... Read more...

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Modric thanks Spurs for Real Madrid chance


August 30th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 30 (IANS) Croatian footballer Luka Modric has thanked the fans and his former club Tottenham Hotspurs after he joined Spanish giants Real Madrid in a deal worth around ... Read more...

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Lance Armstrong still remains my hero, says Yuvraj


August 29th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) India's star cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who was honoured with the Arjuna Award, said Lance Armstrong continues to be his hero despite the cyclist having ... Read more...

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Unemployment goes up in France


August 28th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Aug 28 (IANS) As many as 41,300 people joined the ranks of the unemployed in France in July, a rise of 1.4 percent compared to June, reaching a record ... Read more...

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PAU to confer honorary degree on Tajikistan president


August 27th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ludhiana, Aug 27 (IANS) The Punjab Agricultural University (PAU) on Sep 4 will confer the degree of 'Doctor of Science' (honoris causa) on Tajikistan President Emomalii Rahmon, a senior ... Read more...

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Salma Hayek proud of Mexican roots


August 25th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) Actress Salma Hayek says she is proud of her Mexican heritage and has even taught her daughter to embrace the same.The "Savages" actress corrected her alleged ... Read more...

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Adriano signs with Flamengo


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 22 (IANS) Former Brazil international striker Adriano has signed with Flamengo football club on a performance-based contract until the end of the year.Flamengo confirmed on its ... Read more...

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US astronomer receives top prize in China


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) A US astronomer received a top honour in China Tuesday for his team's measurements of cosmic microwaves, which may prove invaluable in researching the Big Bang.Charles ... Read more...

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Action against cheating emu farm owners, says Jayalalithaa


August 17th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Friday directed the police to arrest the promoters of emu farms who are absconding after failing to honour commitments to ... Read more...

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Chinese swimming star Sun Yang aims higher


August 17th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 17 (IANS) China's double Olympic gold medallist Sun Yang vowed Friday to work hard for greater success.The 20-year-old swimmer made a big splash in the 2012 London Olympics ... Read more...

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Ugandan parliament honours Olympic gold winner


August 17th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kampala, Aug 17 (IANS) The Ugandan parliament has held a special session in honour of Olympics marathon winner Stephen Kiprotich, the country's sole gold medallist in London.During the session Thursday, ... Read more...

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Kremlin to honour Russian Olympic team


August 15th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 15 (IANS) Russian athletes returning from the London Olympics will be honoured at the Kremlin, Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has said."I signed an order to honour you with ... Read more...

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Venezuelan lawmakers honour Olympic fencing champ


August 15th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 15 (IANS/EFE) Fencer Ruben Limardo has been honoured by Venezuela's National Assembly for the gold medal he won at the London Olympic Games.The lawmakers began the congressional session ... Read more...

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Man arrested for killing sister, boyfriend


August 13th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Aug 13 (IANS) A man was Monday arrested for stabbing his sister and her friend in Rajasthan's Sirohi district in a suspected "honour killing" case, police said.The man, identified ... Read more...

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Neil Diamond gets Walk of Fame honour


August 12th, 2012 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 12 (IANS) Singer Neil Diamond has been honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.Diamond was joined by wife Katie McNeil, who he married in ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: US breaks women’s 4×100m relay world record


August 12th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Allyson Felix ran the second leg to help the US win the women's 4x100m relay in world record time here Friday as the Americans pulled away ... Read more...

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Replica of Bolivar’s sword presented to fencing champ


August 9th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Aug 9 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez bestowed the Order of the Liberators on the country's Olympic fencing champion, Ruben Limardo, and presented him with a replica of the ... Read more...

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Mitt Romney confuses ‘Sikh’ with ’sheikh’


August 8th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS) US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney twice confused the word "Sikh" with "sheikh" while paying tribute to the Wisconsin temple shooting victims, The Telegraph reported Wednesday.Speaking ... Read more...

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We should be proud of Indian Olympians: Abhishek


August 8th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Bollywood actor Abhishek Bachchan, who recently attended the 2012 London Olympics, says countrymen should be proud of all Indian sportspersons who have made it to ... Read more...

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Gurdwara shooter motivated by hate: Romney


August 8th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney called for a moment of silence in honour of the victims of Sunday's tragic shooting at a Wisconsin gurdwara, saying the ... Read more...

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Saina aims for gold in Rio


August 7th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 7 (IANS) Badminton star Saina Nehwal, back home with an Olympic medal, said the bronze she won in London will motivate her to be the best in the ... Read more...

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Mika recreates ‘Vande Mataram’ his way! (With Images)


August 7th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Popular Punjabi singer Mika has given his own twist to the "Vande Mataram" national song for an Independence Day special show "Azaadi", in which he ... Read more...

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Running in Olympics is like wining gold for Afghan girl


August 4th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Tahmina Kohistani, the only Afghan female athlete at the London Olympics, might have finished last in the 100 metres race but she said competing in front ... Read more...

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100 crore is the new silver jubilee: Abhishek Bachchan


August 4th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan, whose film "Bol Bachchan" has entered the Rs.100 crore club, says the figure has become new age Bollywood's 'silver jubilee' landmark.The actor ... Read more...

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Hiddleston named world’s hottest man


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 3 (IANS) Actor Tom Hiddleston has been named the world's hottest actor. He has pipped artists like Ryan Gosling and Chris Hemsworth for the title.The 31-year-old got ... Read more...

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