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Jharkhand to have film studio soon


September 12th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 12 (IANS) Jharkhand will soon have a film studio, Chief Minister Arjun Munda announced Wednesday."Very soon we will constitute a film development corporation as well as an outdoor ... Read more...

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‘Emerging Kerala’ runs into protesting Kerala


September 12th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 12 (IANS) "Emerging Kerala", the three-day event meant to showcase the state to potential investors, ran into a wall of protest on the very day of its ... Read more...

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Mugdha Godse turns painter


September 11th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) After wearing greasepaint for her film roles, actress Mugdha Godse is now playing with colours on canvas to take her vision forward."I have been painting ... Read more...

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Russian court declines returning seized money during raids


September 11th, 2012 - 5:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Moscow court has ruled legal a refusal by investigators to return over $1.7 mn seized from an apartment of opposition activist Ksenia Sobchak during ... Read more...

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India needs to upgrade its museums, says Shelja


August 30th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) India needs to modernise and upgrade its museums by employing state-of-the-art technology to make them more interactive and interesting for the public, union Culture Minister ... Read more...

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Government considering amendments to boost SEZ


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) The government is considering steps to ensure that SEZs remain attractive destinations for investment, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Thursday.He admitted that SEZs had ... Read more...

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Kerala’s Onam gesture to migrant labour


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 22 (IANS) Kerala made a magnanimous gesture Wednesday by deciding to give a free Onam kit to an estimated one million migrants currently working in the state."I made ... Read more...

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Rajesh Khanna was destined to be superstar, says Dimple (Lead)


August 18th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) For the first time after Rajesh Khanna's death, his estranged wife Dimple Kapadia opened up about the time she spent with him. She said he ... Read more...

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President to inaugurate rail workshop in Bihar


August 9th, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 9 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate a railway coach maintenance workshop in Bihar's Nalanda district this month, an official said Thursday."The workshop at Harnaut is ready ... Read more...

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Yamuna Expressway opens, cutting Delhi-Agra run to 150 minutes


August 9th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Noida/Lucknow, Aug 9 (IANS) The drive to Taj Mahal from New Delhi should take no more than two-and-a-half hours now with the inauguration of the Yamuna Expressway Thursday -- a ... Read more...

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Toyota to invest $500 mn in Brazil


August 9th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 9 (IANS) Japan's automobile manufacturer Toyota has announced an investment of 1 billion reais ($500 million) to set up an engine factory in Brazil.The announcement Wednesday ... Read more...

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Victoria’s Secret’s store opens in UK


July 24th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Victoria Secret store has finally opened in United Kingdom. It will be located in London’s Stratford region. The inauguration is said to be pretty low-key as ... Read more...

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Himachal University to start course in archaeology


July 23rd, 2012 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 22 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh University is going to start a course on archaeology to preserve the civilization of the hill state, Governor Urmila Singh said here Sunday."Work is ... Read more...

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Good team won us World Cup, not just captaincy: Sehwag


July 6th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, July 6 (IANS) India batsman Virender Sehwag Friday said Mahendra Singh Dhoni had a good side during the 2011 World Cup that helped him lead it to the ... Read more...

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Spread awareness on health schemes: Dikshit


June 30th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit said Saturday that the authorities should spread awareness about government health schemes and asked poor people to take advantage ... Read more...

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No religion for purpose of statecraft: Parrikar


June 13th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 13 (IANS) BJP leader and Goa Chief minister Manohar Parrikar Wednesday said he did not subscribe to "extremist views" and that he does not rely on religion ... Read more...

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Self-styled civil society undermining legislature: Goa governor


June 8th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 8 (IANS) Legislators need to be conscious of "self styled" civil society members questioning the role of the legislature in India, Goa governor Bharat Vir Wanchoo said Friday.Speaking ... Read more...

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Russian parliament approves heavy fines for protestors


June 5th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The lower house of Russian parliament in its final hearing Tuesday approved a controversial law that greatly increases the maximum fine for participating in ... Read more...

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No grace in dance today: Saroj Khan


June 1st, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) When most of filmdom is raving about positive changes in Indian cinema, choreographer Saroj Khan begs to differ and rues that the quality of dance has ... Read more...

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Man jailed for spitting on Putin’s portrait


May 30th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS) A man in Russia has been sentenced for 15 days in prison for spitting on President Vladimir Putin's portrait, RIA Novosti reported.Dmitry Karuyev, an opposition activist ... Read more...

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Police injured in anti-Putin rally get apartments


May 26th, 2012 - 8:37 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 26 (IANS/RIA Novosti) As many as six riot police officers, injured in clashes during an anti-Putin rally in Moscow earlier this month, have been rewarded with new apartments.The ... Read more...

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Medvedev meets Obama


May 20th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 20 (IANS) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev met US President Barack Obama for an informal chat on the sidelines of the Group of Eight summit in Camp ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh asks pilots to resume work


May 19th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 19 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Saturday again asked striking Air Indian pilots to resume work, saying the government was willing to listen to them.Speaking after the ... Read more...

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Ex-soldier turns 100, gifts hospital to village


May 13th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Dudawas (Rajasthan), May 13 (IANS) Rao Kabool Singh, a World War-II veteran from Rajasthan who has turned 100, Sunday gifted a 15-bedded hospital to this remote village in Jaipur district.Kabool ... Read more...

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Putin, Obama discuss bilateral relations


May 10th, 2012 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Barack Obama have discussed the prospects of development of bilateral relations and personal contacts.The two leaders ... Read more...

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Photographer falls to death at Moscow rally


May 7th, 2012 - 6:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A photographer trying to click bird's eye photos of a rally against Russian president-elect Vladimir Putin in Moscow fell to his death from a building, ... Read more...

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Hollande vows to bring change


May 7th, 2012 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
Paris, May 7 (IANS) French president-elect Francois Hollande said Sunday night he felt proud for bringing hope to France and that change will start from now.In an address to his ... Read more...

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Maharashtra governor wants vocational training varsity


May 4th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan Friday said he looked forward to some initiative on creating a vocational training university in the state."I have been consistently advocating the ... Read more...

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Putin quits as head of ruling party


April 24th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian president-elect Vladimir Putin said Tuesday he was standing down as head of the ruling United Russia party and nominated outgoing President Dmitry Medvedev as ... Read more...

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Colombia’s FARC rules out surrender


April 20th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, April 20 (IANS/EFE) Colombia's FARC rebels said they won't surrender or lay down their weapons as a precondition for dialogue with the government of President Juan Manuel Santos."For our ... Read more...

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Foreign firms keen to manufacture Aakash 2 in India: Sibal


April 17th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Tuesday said many foreign companies have shown interest in manufacturing the second version of the low-cost tablet Aakash 2 in India."We ... Read more...

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I am an actor, not an entrepreneur: Shah Rukh


April 15th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan who co-owns the Kolkata Knight Riders IPL franchisee and runs a film production house, Sunday said he was not an ... Read more...

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Mamata fetes 18 singers


April 12th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday presented the maiden 'Mahasangeet Samman' and 'Sangeet Samman' to 18 well-known singers at the inauguration of an annual ... Read more...

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Strategic bridge in Arunachal opened


April 10th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh has got its longest bridge - 720 meters long. It is strategically important for the Indian Army to move troops and equipment to ... Read more...

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Stuntman’s death: Police case registered, no arrest


April 8th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, April 8 (IANS) A criminal case was registered against unidentified people Sunday, a day after a stuntman plunged to his death while rappelling down a 60-foot building during ... Read more...

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