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Not the best of times for Mamata Banerjee (West Bengal Newsletter)


June 23rd, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 23 (IANS) This is not the best of times for West Bengal's maverick Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.Checkmated by the Congress High Command in her presidential poll manoeuvre, ... Read more...

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Santos slam Ponte Preta 6-1 in Sao Paulo state championship


February 26th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Feb 26 (IANS) Playing hosts to Ponte Preta in the 10th round of the Sao Paulo state championship, Santos strolled to an impressive 6-1 victory, its fifth-straight ... Read more...

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IFFI ‘foisted’ on people, says Goa Church


November 24th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 24 (IANS) The Church in Goa Thursday accused the Congress-led governments in New Delhi and Goa of being insensitive to local sentiments and "foisting" a film festival ... Read more...

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Why couldn’t you prevent hike, Left Front asks Mamata


June 25th, 2011 - 1:18 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front Friday strongly opposed the fuel price hike and attacked Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee asking how she failed to prevent the increase ... Read more...

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Russia snubs India; cancels navy, army war games


May 31st, 2011 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Russia has snubbed India in the recent months by cancelling two important bilateral war games, usually held under a well-established arrangement, a senior official said ... Read more...

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Mamata tsunami sweeps away 34 years of Left rule in Bengal (Night Roundup)


May 14th, 2011 - 1:33 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 14 (IANS) Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress and its allies swept the assembly polls in West Bengal Friday ending the Left Front's unprecedented 34-year rule.In the 294-member assembly, ... Read more...

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US move of tagging Indian students unacceptable: Krishna


January 30th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 30 (IANS) India Sunday slammed the US authorities for tagging some Indian students duped by a 'sham' university in California."The way some of the students have been treated by authorities ... Read more...

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White House Intern Molly Swenson American Idol Tryout


January 28th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Before the performance by Molly DeWolf Swenson, she informed Randy Jackson that he had “kinda” punched her in the mouth as he was greeting the contestants in the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Onion traders call off strike, prices to dip in a week (Second Lead)


January 12th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) The wholesale onion traders of the city called off their strike Wednesday and claimed, along with Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, that the bulb's prices would come under ... Read more...

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Onion traders in Delhi call off strike (Lead)


January 12th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Wholesale onion traders here have called off their strike after they met Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Wednesday afternoon. She assured them of no more harassment ... Read more...

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Peeved at raids, Delhi onion traders continue strike


January 12th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Wholesale onion traders in Delhi are peeved at being held responsible for the rising price of the commodity and have gone on indefinite strike, saying raids by ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan needs courage from all its leaders following Taseer’s killing’


January 6th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 6(ANI): Pakistan needs courage from all of its leaders at a time when bigots are condoning Punjab Governor Salman Taseer's assassination in the name of religion, The Heritage Foundation has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Kyle Boller & Carrie Prejean All Set To Become Mom And Dad


November 12th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Its official now. The former Miss California USA, Carrie Prejean whose title was ripped off by the authorities in 2009, and her Oakland Raiders quarterback hubby Kyle Bryan ... Read more...

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Meet the dog that woke up even after getting two lethal injections


October 14th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): A family in the US was left stunned when their pet dog, a Rottweiler, which a vet had injected twice with a lethal cocktail of drugs, woke up ... Read more...

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Quest for Games’ chauvinism: Labour bore the brunt (Comment)


September 27th, 2010 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
By Nupur Basu In the post-mortem that will follow in the coming weeks and months regarding what went wrong in the preparedness for the Commonwealth Games (CWG) 2010, one area where more skeletons ... Read more...

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Zee TV synopsis for the week (30th Aug to 4th Sep 2010)


September 4th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Sanjog Se Bani SanginiGauri's bubble bursts as she finds out that Rudra, who she took as a friend, is the man responsible for mowing down her ... Read more...

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Salman Loses Six-Pack


July 26th, 2010 - 1:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood's own muscle-hunk Salman Khan loses his famed six-pack for a movie. This might come as a shocker to the thousands who idolize Sallu bhai, ... Read more...

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Germany took pity on England after 4-1 score line, says Podolski


July 7th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 7 (ANI): Germany striker Lukas Podolski has said that his side would still have thrashed England even if Frank Lampard's strike had been allowed and their last 16 match levelled ... Read more...

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Brit hospital hired ward for ‘big budget’ porn movie


July 6th, 2010 - 5:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 6 (ANI): A London hospital hired out one of its wards to a film company, which shot a big budget" porn movie in the premises, revealed a Brit MP.The ... Read more...

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Sex film shot in London hospital


July 6th, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) A pornographic film was shot in a London hospital, a British MP has claimed. Tory Penny Mordaunt didn't name the hospital but said the institution had made a "substantial ... Read more...

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Shocked Britons mourn German drubbing


June 27th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Venkata Vemuri London, June 27 (IANS) Caught between the relentless sun beating down on them and unrelenting German footballers were millions of English fans who saw their World Cup dreams end in ... Read more...

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Maradona runs his Mini over journalist, abuses him


May 20th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 20 (IANS) Argentina coach Diego Maradona's fractious relationship with the media continued as he ran over a journalist in Buenos Aires Wednesday and then added insult to injury by swearing ... Read more...

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Brit woman in jail after Fatal Attraction-style attack on ex who spurned her


May 10th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 10 (ANI): A jilted British woman has landed herself behind bars after she knifed her former boyfriend in the groin for rejecting her bid to bed him after their four-year ... Read more...

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Was Kate Gosselin Rejected By Playboy?


April 14th, 2010 - 1:01 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is all over the headlines. "Kate Gosselin rejected by Playboy" and such. In earlier reports, we were told that Jon Gosselin turned down an offer ... Read more...

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Georgia Man Gets Lockjaw From Sandwich & DOESN’T Sue!


April 7th, 2010 - 12:06 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 06 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A man from Georgia literally bit off more than he could chew when he bit into the "Wicked" sandwich from "Which Wich" sandwich shop. The restaurant chain has ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Britain to expel Israeli diplomat over Hamas killing


March 24th, 2010 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (DPA) Britain is to expel an Israeli diplomat over the use of fake British passports by the killers of a Hammas official in Dubai, Foreign Secretary David Miliband ... Read more...

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Heated Debate Over ‘Racist’ Pizza Hut Receipt-Lawsuit Article


February 23rd, 2010 - 3:20 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
St. Louis MO, February 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an earlier story printed today, I brought you the story of Karl Mayberry, who has announced plans to sue the Pizza Hut ... Read more...

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Lawsuit Planned Over Racist Pizza Hut Receipt


February 22nd, 2010 - 11:23 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
St. Louis MO Feb 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After finding what is, in his opinion, a racist remark on his Pizza Hut receipt, a St. Louis Missouri man has plans to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

State-endorsed wine festival gives Goa a bad name: Women’s group


January 22nd, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 22 (IANS) A wine festival promoted by the state government is now under attack by a leading women's rights group, which alleges that by aggressively promoting the sale of alcohol ... Read more...

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Painful ‘4-hour erection’ may soon be history


October 27th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 27 (ANI): Men struggling to cope with painful erections have been offered hope in the form of a novel therapy.A research team from United States and China suggests adenosine deaminase ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New York Times cutting 100 newsroom jobs


October 20th, 2009 - 2:50 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Executive editor of The New York Times, Bill Keller, on Monday sent the following letter to employees of the newspaper to announce it would cut 100 ... Read more...

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A struggling Johnson may make way for Clark


July 26th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Northamptonshire (UK), July 26 (ANI): With just four days to go for the third Test at Edgbaston, Australia's cricket selectors have been placed in a quandry over what to do with their ... Read more...

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Shaun Tait in Australia A squad to play Pakistan


June 1st, 2009 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 1 (IANS) Fast bowler Shaun Tait, who was stopped from playing in the Indian Premier League (IPL) by Cricket Australia (CA), has been included in the Australia A squad to ... Read more...

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“Ek Se Bure Do” a terrible film (IANS Film Review)


April 11th, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Film: "Ek Se Bure Do"; Cast: Arshad Warsi, Rajpal Yadav, Natassha, Tusha; Director: Tarique Khan; Rating: *Time and again one comes across a statement that "this film has been made ... Read more...

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Axl Rose dashes hopes of truce with ex-bandmate Slash


February 7th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, February 7 (ANI): Guns N'' Roses frontman Axl Rose has once again poured cold water on fans hopes for a possible truce with former bandmate Slash, suggesting that the two ... Read more...

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