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‘Changes in Myanmar open new opportunities for India’


September 18th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, S Sep 18 (IANS) Recent changes in Myanmar have created new opportunities for enhancing relations with India, according to an expert."The recent changes in Myanmar have created new opportunities ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Vennela 1 1/2′ will have live interval


September 17th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Makers of Telugu film "Vennela 1 1/2" have a unique attraction - a live interval! Viewers who prefer staying back during the break will be entertained ... Read more...

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Angelina Jolie visits Syrian refugees in Turkey


September 14th, 2012 - 6:50 am ICT by IANS
Ankara, Sep 14 (IANS) Hollywood star and UN goodwill ambassador Angelina Jolie Thursday visited two Syrian refugee camps in Turkey.Accompanied by UN High Commissioner for Refugees Antonia Guterres, Jolie ... Read more...

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Gisele Bundchen wants a girl?


September 13th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen, pregnant with her second child with husband Tom Brady, is keen on having a baby girl, but she says she wouldn't get ... Read more...

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President to work on improving Indo-Bangla connectivity


September 11th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Sep 11 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee has assured Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar that he will utilise his office to improve connectivity between India and Bangladesh, officials said ... Read more...

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Villagers clash with police in Noida


September 10th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) Angry villagers in Haibatpur in Noida extension Monday fought a pitched battle with the police and Noida Development Authority workers when an anti-encroachment squad tried to ... Read more...

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Paharis moot meeting community in PoK for ST status drive


September 9th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 9 (IANS) The Jammu & Kashmir Pahari Peoples Movement (JKPPM) has decided to meet leaders of their community in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) on the other side ... Read more...

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Suriya to dub for Telugu version of ‘Mattrraan’


September 7th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 7 (IANS) Tamil actor Suriya will dub for the first time in Telugu for "Mattrraan".Directed by K.V. Anand, Tamil film "Mattrraan" is an action-thriller starring Suriya as conjoined ... Read more...

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Krishna leaves for Pakistan


September 7th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Friday left for Pakistan on a three-day trip that will see India's concerns on threats of terror emanating from various ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Paes-Stepanek steamroll into US Open semis


September 6th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 6 (IANS) Leander Paes and Radek Stepanek steamrolled into the US Open semifinals defeating Julian Knowle and Filip Polasek in a rain-affected men's doubles quarterfinal here at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Man dies in Lucknow court


September 5th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 5 (IANS) A 55-year-old man was found dead under mysterious circumstances at the civil court here Wednesday, police said.The deceased, identified as Nand Kishore, a farmer from Mallihabad, ... Read more...

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Nuclear fuel to be loaded in Kudankulam plant


September 5th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
St. Petersburg, Sep 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Nuclear fuel rods will be loaded into the first reactor of India's Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant in the next few days, Alexander Lokshin, first ... Read more...

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BJP promises Telangana if it takes power


September 5th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday promised to form a separate state of Telangana within three months if it formed a central government.BJP's Sushma ... Read more...

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Business woman Ayesha has no time for films


September 4th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Actress Ayesha Takia has happily put her acting career on the backseat and is busy concentrating on her home and hospitality business."I find it hilarious ... Read more...

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US Open: Paes, Sania lose in mixed doubles


September 4th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 4 (IANS) It was a bad day for India at the US Open Monday as Leander Paes and Sania Mirza lost their respective mixed doubles quarterfinals of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Esha Gupta set for TV debut (With Image)


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) After bagging prestigious projects with Bhatt camp and Prakash Jha, model-turned-actress Esha Gupta is now making her foray on the small screen with "Supercars".The 26-year-old ... Read more...

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Nargis Fakhri is HCL Infosystems’ brand ambassador


August 31st, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Upcoming Bollywood actress Nargis Fakhri has been signed on by HCL Infosystems Ltd., India's premier hardware, services and ICT systems integration and distribution company, as ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Rs.411 crore supplementary budget in Jharkhand


August 31st, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Jharkhand government Friday presented a Rs.411 crore first supplementary budget in the state assembly.Deputy Chief Minister Hemant Soren, who is also in charge of the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US Open: Sania-Bethanie advance to second round


August 31st, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 31 (IANS) Sania Mirza of India and her American partner Bethanie Mattek-Sands, seeded 13th, advanced to the second round of the women's doubles at the US ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Bihar to get Indo-Israel agriculture centres


August 30th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Two Indo-Israel Agriculture Centre of Excellence may come up in Bihar.This follows hour-long discussions Israeli ambassador Alon Ushpiz had with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Agra inner ring road project to be restarted


August 29th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 29 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Wednesday announced that decks have been cleared to restart the bidding for the 30-km inner ring road project in the Taj city ... Read more...

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Pakistan delegation to visit India for hockey revival


August 28th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 28 (IANS) A two-member delegation of the Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) will visit India next month to discuss the revival of bilateral series, official said Tuesday.Secretary of PHF ... Read more...

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Miners trapped in Jharkhand


August 28th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 28 (IANS) An unspecified number of miners were trapped in a coal mine in Jharkhand's Bokaro district Tuesday after water from a nearby mine gushed in, officials said.Over ... Read more...

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Police acting only against Muslims, Yadavs: RJD


August 28th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 28 (IANS) The RJD Tuesday accused the Bihar government of confiscating the property of only Muslims and Yadavs charged with crime.The allegation was made by RJD leader Abdul ... Read more...

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Dia Mirza loves classic Indian jewellery


August 27th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 27 (IANS) Actress Dia Mirza reveals she has an inclination towards traditional Indian jewellery and happily sports it wherever and whichever way she can. "If you notice ... Read more...

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Police use force to stop Kejriwal, activists


August 26th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Police Sunday used tear gas and water canons to disperse anti-corruption activists led by Arvind Kejriwal here Sunday.The India Against Corruption (IAC) supporters held ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India vs New Zealand: Scoreboard at lunch on fourth day


August 26th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Scoreboard at lunch on the fourth day of the first cricket Test match between India and New Zealand at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here Saturday:India ... Read more...

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Polish composer Preisner to make Indian debut


August 24th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 24 (IANS) Renowned Polish composer Zbigniew Preisner is set to make his Indian debut by scoring music for veteran Malayalam director Shaji N. Karun's forthcoming film "Gaadha".Preisner is ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jharkhand speaker charged with violating poll code


August 24th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Aug 24 (IANS) Charges were framed against Jharkhand assembly Speaker C.P. Singh in a case related to the violation of the model code of conduct during the 2009 Lok ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

RBI to float global tender on polymer bank notes


August 24th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 24 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) would soon float global tender for introducing polymer currency notes, Deputy Governor K.C. Chakrabarty said Friday."We have already submitted our ... Read more...

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Action only against sites spreading rumours: Shinde


August 24th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Following fake messages about the Assam violence, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Friday said that social media accounts which have posted objectionable and inflammatory content ... Read more...

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Perry splits from Mayer?


August 24th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry has reportedly split from guitarist John Mayer just after two months of dating.Perry, 27, and Mayer, 34, went public about their romance ... Read more...

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Kokrajhar tense: Curfew, call for indefinite bandh


August 24th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 24 (IANS) The situation continues to be tense in Kokhrajhar in Assam's Bodoland Territorial Areas Districts (BTAD) after indefinite curfew was imposed Thursday morning.The curfew was imposed after ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Infiltration into Kashmir down in last five years


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Infiltration attempts and the number of terrorists successfully entering Jammu and Kashmir from across the Pakistani border has come down in the last five years ... Read more...

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Rolls-Royce bags $12.6-mn Indian order for buoy vessel


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) British power systems manufacturer Rolls-Royce Wednesday announced it has bagged a $12.6 million deal to design and power a highly specialised vessel that ... Read more...

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