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Sushil, Yogeshwar return home to hero’s welcome


August 14th, 2012 - 2:08 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) India's Olympic medal winning wrestlers Sushil Kumar and Yogeshwar Dutt returned home late Monday night to a hero's welcome as hordes of supporters, including ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Bolt claims historic double with 200m gold (Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 3:56 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) In a display of his sprint dominance to sports fans around the world, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt won the gold medal in the 200 metres ... Read more...

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Day one at DU: New students get a feel of campus


July 23rd, 2012 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Hordes of animated first-year students thronged the Delhi University colleges on the new academic session's first day Monday that was dominated by interactions with seniors, ... Read more...

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Surjeet Singh walks back to India after 30 years


June 28th, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
Attari (Punjab), June 28 (IANS) Held in Pakistan on spying charges in the early 1980s, Indian prisoner Surjeet Singh returned home after three decades Thursday.Smiling and waving to family members, ... Read more...

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Last day rush at DU admission counters


June 18th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Delhi University's plans for an organised and orderly last day for submission of admission forms came to naught as hordes of last-minute applicants forced the ... Read more...

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Farmer dies during agitation outside BJP office


June 15th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) A 75-year-old farmer died Friday when he was holding an agitation along with hundreds of other farmers outside the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office ... Read more...

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Shahid Afridi apologises for hitting fan


March 24th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 24 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi Saturday apologised for hitting a fan at Karachi airport, saying he lost his temper when he saw his little daughter getting almost ... Read more...

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Indian Army chief withdraws age row petition (Lead)


February 10th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Indian Army chief General V.K. Singh Friday withdrew his petition demanding that his birth date be treated as May 10, 1951. His lawyer said the ... Read more...

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Now showbiz trains arc lights on Agra


February 5th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 5 (IANS) Agra is attracting a lot of filmmakers and TV serial producers, thanks to its exotic locales, advanced studios, budding local talent and, of course, the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

74 dead, 1,000 injured in Egypt football violence (Third Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 2 (IANS) At least 74 people were killed and up to 1,000 injured at a stadium in the Egyptian city of Port Said following clashes and a stampede ... Read more...

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The white hills of Gulmarg rock back to glory (With Image)


January 3rd, 2012 - 10:37 am ICT by IANS
Gulmarg (Jammu and Kashmir), Jan 3 (IANS) The party started in the last days of 2011 and continues in the new year with tourists flocking to the snows of Gulmarg ... Read more...

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Road trip, Sonu Niigaam’s New Year resolution (Movie snippets)


December 14th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) With New Year just round the corner, singer Sonu Niigaam says his resolution will be to undertake an adventurous road trip."I have to go for ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Milestone century eludes Tendulkar again (Lead)


November 25th, 2011 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar's wait for his century of centuries in international cricket continued as he fell just six short of the landmark on the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Diwali glitter in Mumbai despite inflation!


October 24th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) In the run-up to Diwali, the shopping mood in India's financial capital is upbeat despite the spiralling cost of living. Garments, furnishings and high value consumer ... Read more...

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Victims’ kin turn wrath on journalists now


September 8th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) After politicians, it is now the turn of journalists to face the wrath of relatives of the victims of Wednesday's blast at the Delhi High ... Read more...

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High court back to work, investigations on


September 8th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Holding a tray of tea cups, 20-year-old Sonu and his friend made their way through police barricades and hordes of journalists outside Gate 5 of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Supporting Hazare because ‘it’s cool’


August 24th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Among the hordes of youngsters thronging Ramlila Maidan to support Anna Hazare's fight against corruption, there are some who visit the place just to click ... Read more...

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A BJP MP gives support to Hazare - in writing


August 24th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Agra city has given his complete and unqualified support to the Jan Lokpal bill of Team Anna, that too ... Read more...

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Royal treat for mango lovers at Delhi fest


July 2nd, 2011 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Anarkali, Mallika, Sheila - no, we are not talking about women here, but varieties of mangoes which are on display and sale at the ongoing ... Read more...

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Efforts to tow away grounded ship off Mumbai suspended


June 19th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Salvage efforts to tow away cargo ship MV Wisdom, grounded near Juhu beach, were suspended Sunday for a fortnight due to operational constraints, a Directorate General ... Read more...

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Salvaging of grounded ship off Mumbai to resume Sunday


June 18th, 2011 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) For the second consecutive day Saturday, salvagers, citing technical problems, suspended efforts to tow away the cargo ship, MV Wisdom, which went adrift and grounded off ... Read more...

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After temples, Goa church wants strict code for tourists


June 17th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 17 (IANS) A week after a popular temple here banned the entry of foreigners and scantily clad tourists, Goa's most renowned church Basilica of Bom Jesus is considering ... Read more...

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Yuvraj gets grand welcome in Chandigarh


April 6th, 2011 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 6 (IANS) India's star all-rounder Yuvraj Singh was accorded a grand welcome on his arrival here Wednesday evening.Hordes of fans and friends welcomed Yuvraj, who won Man of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Tribesmen to scare away simians in Goa


April 1st, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 1 (IANS) The Goa government has decided to hire members of an indigenous forest tribe, the Wanar Mares, to scare away hordes of simians which have been ... Read more...

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Anger, concern after dog bites at Fatehpuri Sikri (Lead)


March 24th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Fatehpur Sikri (Uttar Pradesh), March 24 (IANS) Two women tourists, an American and an Iranian, were attacked by a rabid dog at the 16th century Mughal capital of emperor Akbar ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mad dog bites foreign tourists at Fatehpur Sikri


March 24th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Fatehpur Sikri (Uttar Pradesh), March 24 (IANS) Two female foreign tourists were attacked by a mad dog at Mughal emperor Akbar's erstwhile capital at Fatehpur Sikri near Agra, causing worry ... Read more...

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Prithviraj Chavan appeals for austere birthday Thursday


March 16th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 16 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan has appealed to his supporters and Congress party workers not to greet him with flowers, garlands or gifts for his 65th ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

American girl student receives death threats for posting racist anti-Asian YouTube video


March 16th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Los Angeles, Mar 16(ANI): An American girl, Alexandra Wallace, who posted a three-minute racist rant against University of California, Los Angeles, (UCLA)'s Asian students, has received death threats.Wallace, a third-year political science ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Carnival time at Kotla as Delhi hosts its last World Cup match


March 9th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The deafening roar could be heard on the busy Bahadurshah Zafar Marg well outside the Ferozeshah Kotla as hordes of cricket fans flocked in to ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray backs Sachin’s gym plans


February 22nd, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) Tuesday rushed to support cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar in his quest to construct a private gymnasium at his Bandra residence and once ... Read more...

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Raja goes to Tihar Jail, looks calm (Second Lead)


February 17th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Former communications minister A. Raja, arrested in connection with the 2G spectrum allocation scam, was Thursday sent to Tihar Jail on 14 days judicial custody by a ... Read more...

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Shooting in Kashmir was most peaceful: Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra (Interview)


February 6th, 2011 - 10:08 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Feb 6 (IANS) Four months of unrest in the summer saw over 100 dead but filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra shot his comedy in Jammu and Kashmir during the ... Read more...

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American Idol Contestant Recounts Tragic Tale of Juliana Ramos’ Car Accident In Audition


January 27th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Milwaukee, Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest episode of the audition round of the popular show 'American Idol', which was held in Milwaukee, Chicago, closed on a touching note, diverting ... Read more...

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Mark Sanchez Caught On Tape With Finger Up His Nose


January 25th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The New York Jets lost the game on Sunday to the Pittsburgh Steelers, but that did not stop the press from training their cameras on them. ... Read more...

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Crop circle in Indonesia causes controversy among locals, scientists


January 25th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 25 (ANI): The first crop circle in Indonesia has started a controversy, with locals saying that it is man made, while UFO enthusiasts say it's by aliens, and scientists are ... Read more...

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