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President condoles Deshmukh’s death


August 14th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday condoled the death of union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh, saying the "towering leader of Maharashtra" was "an esteemed colleague and a ... Read more...

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BCCI grants amnesty to Kapil Dev


July 25th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Wednesday lifted the ban on former India captain and legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev, who sought amnesty saying he has resigned from Essel ... Read more...

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Rajiv Bhatia is new DG of ICWA


June 29th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Rajiv Bhatia has take over as director general of the Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA), the country's prestigious and oldest foreign policy think tank.ICWA ... Read more...

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Former team mates hail Dravid ‘The Wall’ (Lead)


March 28th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Former team mates Anil Kumble, Sourav Ganguly, V.V.S. Laxman and Mahendra Singh Dhoni paid rich tributes to Rahul Dravid for his immense contribution to Indian cricket.Ganguly ... Read more...

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On Indian cinema’s centenary, wax statue to honour Phalke (With Images)


February 17th, 2012 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) To mark the centenary of the Indian film industry falling May 3, 2012, a fitting tribute will be paid to its legendary founding father, Dhundiraj G. ... Read more...

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Netaji was scientist, environmentalist: Ramesh


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Monday said that Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was also a "planner, scientist and environmentalist"."Netaji was a versatile genius whose many other ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on ‘Makar Sankranti’, ‘Pongal’ (Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Vice President Hamid Ansari Friday greeted the nation on the occasion of 'Makar Sankranti' and 'Pongal', ... Read more...

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Charles Dickens coin to mark his 200 birth anniversary


December 7th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 7 (IANS) A two pound coin featuring a portrait of British literary genius Charles Dickens will come into use next spring to mark his 200th birth anniversary.Dickens is ... Read more...

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South Africa remembers Indians with postage stamps


November 30th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Pretoria, Nov 30 (IANS) South Africa has launched a series of postage stamps commemorating the arrival of Indian labourers to the country 150 years ago, state-run news agency BuaNews reported.Two ... Read more...

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Badal rejects new minimum price for wheat


October 8th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 8 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Saturday rejected the minimum support price (MSP) of Rs.1,350 per quintal announced by the central government for wheat for 2012-13.In ... Read more...

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Players, officials pay tributes to Dilley


October 6th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Former England cricket captain Ian Botham has said he was shocked to hear of his former team mate Graham Dilley's passing away.Dilley, who shared a 117-run ... Read more...

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WAC commanders meet to plan rapid inductions


July 7th, 2011 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The city-based Western Air Command (WAC), the sword arm of the Indian Air Force (IAF), is poised for a massive transformation "into a much more ... Read more...

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India has lost an iconic artist: PM (Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Expressing his "deep sadness" over the death of celebrated Indian painter M.F. Husain, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said the nation has lost an ... Read more...

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Indian research fellowship big hit in Africa


May 18th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, May 18 (IANS) India's C.V. Raman International Research fellowship for African researchers is turning out to be a big hit, with 86 candidates from 26 African nations availing it ... Read more...

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Gandhi will remain an inspiration: Nepal’s gay icon (Lead)


April 8th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 8 (IANS) Nepal's only openly gay public figure, who became an icon for South Asia's sexual minorities with his crusade for gay rights, says the sexual orientation of ... Read more...

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Nepal’s gay icon champions Gandhi in book row


April 8th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 8 (IANS) Nepal's only openly gay public figure, who became an icon for South Asia's sexual minorities with his crusade for gay rights, has now thrown his support ... Read more...

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Ernest Borgnine To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At The Screen Actors Guild Awards 2011


January 30th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Veteran actor Ernest Borgnine who has given enthralling performances over the years going on to win the hearts of the audience will be awarded with the ... Read more...

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Maoist army passes into Nepal government control (Lead)


January 22nd, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 22 (IANS) Five years after they signed a peace accord and ended their decade-old armed insurrection, Nepal's Maoists Saturday began the process of formally handing over their guerrilla ... Read more...

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Stan Lee honored with a Hollywood star


January 5th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the top comic makers that Hollywood has ever seen has been honored with a Hollywood star.Stan Lee has created several top characters that ... Read more...

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Julie Andrews: ‘The Sound Of Music ‘ Star To Receive The Grammy Award For Lifetime Achievement


December 23rd, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Julie Andrews the well known American actress, singer, and author who is well remembered for her role as the sweet governess  Maria in the all time favorite 'Sound Of Music’, is ... Read more...

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President opens Indian Islamic Centre in UAE


November 24th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Nov 24 (IANS/WAM) President Pratibha Patil, who is on a visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Wednesday inaugurated the Indian Islamic Centre (IIC) here and said the centre ... Read more...

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Congress welcomes Suu Kyi’s release


November 14th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Congress Sunday welcomed the release of pro-democracy Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who was Saturday freed from house arrest after a long spell of imprisonment."The ... Read more...

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Tibb-e-Unani took medical care to common man, says Vice President Ansari


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 2 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Tuesday said the Tibb-e-Unani evolved in India with the addition of numerous native drugs to its system, taking medical care to ... Read more...

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Sethna a pillar of India’s nuclear programme: PM (Lead)


September 7th, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Calling Homi Sethna a "pillar of India's nuclear energy programme", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday in a condolence message praised the eminent scientist for his immense ... Read more...

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Humanitarian Award For George Clooney


July 23rd, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The latest sources reveal that George Clooney would receive Humanitarian Award. He was aptly nominated for this award, since he financially assisted the victims of Haiti. ... Read more...

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Anupam Kher Inspires Many


June 5th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Anupam Kher is an actor who has always been looked up to in Bollywood. The veteran actor has done a variety of roles in his career ... Read more...

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Nepal prepares for Koirala’s cremation (Lead)


March 21st, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 21 (IANS) Saluted and mourned by thousands nationwide, Nepal's peace architect and former prime minister Girija Prasad Koirala was set to be cremated Sunday, marking the end of an ... Read more...

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Pranab, Krishna to attend Koirala’s funeral


March 20th, 2010 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) A three-member high profile delegation of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, External Minister S.M. Krishna and Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will leave for Kathmandu Sunday to ... Read more...

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Krishna condoles passing away of former Nepal PM Koirala


March 20th, 2010 - 8:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, March 20 (ANI): Union External Affairs Minister S. M. Krishna has condoled the passing away of former Nepal Prime Minister Girija Prasad Koirala, who died today at his daughter ... Read more...

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India recalls Koirala’s immense contribution to ties


March 20th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) India Saturday mourned the death of former Nepal prime minister Girija Prasad Koirala and recalled his "immense contribution" to building close ties between the two countries. Koirala ... Read more...

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US Secretary of State Clinton remarks on North Ireland Assembly Vote


March 10th, 2010 - 5:18 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON D.C. (BNO NEWS) – United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton expressed her views on Tuesday regarding the North Ireland Assembly Vote on Devolution, a spokesman informed.On Tuesday, the North Ireland ... Read more...

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Effective comm. system integral for a responsive force in defence network, says Patil


February 15th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Monday said that effective communication systems are essential to build a truly networked and a responsive force in the defence network of ... Read more...

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Tarlochan Singh, an unknown achiever in Hindi playback singing


February 6th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Feb 6(ANI): Tarlochan Singh, a Hindi playback singer from Amritsar, can be seen an achiever for his immense contribution in the Hindi playback-singing industry.Tarlochan is also an avid fan of Hindi ... Read more...

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Mexican Singer Juan Gabriel Recognised At Latin Grammys


November 6th, 2009 - 8:13 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov.6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Noted Mexican singer and songwriter Juan Gabriel was honored on Wednesday night as the Latin Recording Academy's Person of the Year, at an event that witnessed the ... Read more...

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‘Fearless’ journalist Prabhash Joshi dies at 72 (Lead)


November 6th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) Well-known Indian journalist Prabhash Joshi, 72, died following a heart attack here late Thursday. His demise was widely mourned as the passing away of a "fearless ... Read more...

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