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‘China wants to maintain instability in northeast India’


August 26th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) China's role in northeastern India is not to create instability but "to maintain instability" because it wants to keep India out of Myanmar, says veteran ... Read more...

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Botafogo on verge of Seedorf deal


June 7th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 7 (IANS) Botafogo is reportedly within days of an announcement on its pursuit of former Dutch international midfielder Clarence Seedorf.The 36-year-old's agent, Deborah Martin, is ... Read more...

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Armani unveils Italian Olympic collection


May 17th, 2012 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Rome, May 17 (IANS) Fashion designer Giorgio Armani has unveiled his collection for the Italian Olympic squad.The Italian designer revealed his EA7 Emporio Armani range for the country's sporting hopefuls ... Read more...

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Ruskin Bond returns with ‘Rusty’(With image)


March 29th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Indo-Angian writer Ruskin Bond's lovable character "Rusty" is set for a comeback after 15 years with "Ek Tha Rusty-2" ready to hit the small screen.Rusty ... Read more...

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Mahie’s loss is Preeti’s gain (Movie Snippets)


March 7th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Actress Mahie Gill was approached to do Sneh Tuli's "Dekho..Yeh Hai Mumbai" but opted out due to issues with dates and the role went to ... Read more...

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Satire, Quran and quiz on bookshelf (IANS Books This Week)


October 13th, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) A meltdown tale of loss and battle, stories of India's three heroines, a compilation of over 1,000 questions and essays arguing for equitable globalization, the ... Read more...

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More skeletons tumble out of Nepal’s casino industry


August 1st, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Aug 1 (IANS) After intrigues, double-cross and illegal activities made Nepal's multi-billion rupee casino industry, the oldest in South Asia, a disreputable sector facing dissolution, a new skeleton has ... Read more...

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After Dalai Lama, Nepal celebrates last king’s birthday


July 7th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 7 (IANS) Close on the heels of Nepal's government banning any public celebration of exiled Tibetan leader Dalai Lama's 76th birthday, a small but loyal group of royalists ... Read more...

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Gilani approves one-year extension to Pasha as ISI chief


March 15th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 15(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has approved an extension to Lieutenant General Ahmad Shuja Pasha as director general of Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence for a period of ... Read more...

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‘Janala’ an achingly beautiful film by Dasgupta (Bengali Movie Review)


February 27th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Kathakali Jana Film: "Janala"; Cast: Indraneil Sengupta, Swastika Mukherjee, Tapas Pal, Manoj Mitra, Shankar Chakraborty; Director: Buddhadeb Dasgupta; Producer: Big Pictures; Rating: ****That Buddhadeb Dasgupta is a poet with several published works ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ‘Taj Mahal’ remains hidden from honeymooners


February 14th, 2011 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 14 (IANS) When New Delhi resident Ketaki Gupta visited Nepal on her honeymoon this year, the bubbly copywriter and her sales executive husband Nitin dutifully visited popular tourist ... Read more...

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“House” Season 7 Episode 2 Intrigues Viewers


September 28th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After the comeback, "House" aired its second episode on Sep 27. The second episode named "Selfish", dealt with a family consisting of a temporarily sick ... Read more...

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“Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows” Part 1 Trailer Intrigues Fans


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:20 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The trailer of the much awaited Harry Potter film is out. "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows part 1" will be released on 19 November, 2010 ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking says he’s often mistaken for a Simpsons character


September 11th, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 11 (ANI): British scientist Stephen Hawking has joked that he is often mistaken for a Simpsons character.The eminent physicist and cosmologist, who has appeared as himself several times in the ... Read more...

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Complex Link Between Marijuana And Psychotic Disorder Intrigues Researchers


July 25th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists for ages have tried to find out the link between the use of marijuana and psychotic disorders ranging from short term hallucination to long term ... Read more...

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Sugna And Her ‘Balika’ Woes


July 6th, 2010 - 11:32 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):Television doesn't follow logic, and some producers/shows simply love to defy it. However, we're not talking of Ekta Kapoor and her K-soaps here. The one that has ... Read more...

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Of Humayun’s opium addiction, intrigues and treason (IANS Book Review)


May 15th, 2010 - 8:57 am ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh Book: "Empire of the Moghul: Brothers at War"; Author: Alex Rutherford; Publisher: Headline Review; Price: Rs.495Babur, Humayun and Akbar lived in tumultuous times - their lives were full of dramatic ... Read more...

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‘Jesse Stone: No Remorse’ Makes A Grand Comeback


May 10th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey May 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tom Selleck returned to television once more with the beloved policeman, Jesse Stone. With the latest installation of the popular serial, 'Jesse Stone: No Remorse,' Tom ... Read more...

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‘The Humbling’, By Author Philip Roth Intrigues Readers


January 27th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Books seem to have been arousing the general curiosity of the public more than usual this morning, with netizens searching the net, for books like 'I, ... Read more...

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Michael Sheen’s New Moon role finally intrigues daughter


September 22nd, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 22 (ANI): Michael Sheen says his daughter has never been excited by his on-screen roles, but his "Twilight: New Moon" character is has intrigued her finally.The 40-year old Welsh ... Read more...

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Sub continental captaincy no ‘bed of roses’: Younis Khan


September 12th, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep.12 (ANI) : Pakistan cricket captain Younis Khan feels that leading the national squad is not an easy task especially in a cricket crazy region.In an interview with an Urdu ... Read more...

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Captaincy is a burden for sub-continent cricketers, says Younis


September 11th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Sep 11 (IANS) Pakistan skipper Younis Khan believes that captaincy is much of a burden for cricketers in the sub-continent.In an interview with Urdu daily Jang, Younis said ... Read more...

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PCB sacks chief operating officer Salim Altaf


September 1st, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep 1 (ANI): The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has sacked its chief operating officer Salim Altaf.PCB chairman Ijaz Butt was no longer interested in keeping Altaf in the board ... Read more...

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ESPN2 Tv Schedule Boasts Of Broadcasting Wimbledon 2009


June 22nd, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by GD
As the Centre Court at Wimbleton heats up for its opening match where all eyes will be on Roger Federer, viewers all over US will savor the tension as 100 hours of ... Read more...

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Vienna killing sullied our image, say Indians in Austria (Diaspora Watch)


May 29th, 2009 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
By Kul Bhushan The good image of Indians in Austria has been damaged by the killing of a Sikh leader in Vienna, say members of the 15,000 strong community in the European nation."Sikhs, ... Read more...

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Writers have more freedom than filmmakers, says author Sharat Kumar


May 5th, 2009 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) A writer has more creative freedom compared to a filmmaker who is transposing a story into the fixed format of screen, says award-winning bilingual novelist Sharat Kumar. ... Read more...

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Indian intrigues spoil Canadian cricket party


February 26th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 26 (IANS) Indian intrigues are spoiling the party for Canadian cricket, declared the nation's first official sport last year amid much fanfare. The newly anointed national sport, which received a ... Read more...

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Molecule that sparks the formation of bacterial community unveiled


December 23rd, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Scientists have found that a single molecule, known as surfactin, triggers isolated bacteria to suddenly aggregate into intricately structured communities called biofilms.The mechanisms that cause isolated ... Read more...

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The office, season 5 episode 1 premiere; just as funny as expected


September 26th, 2008 - 5:58 pm ICT by David M N James
The office closed its last season with a marriage proposal. The debut of season 5 episode 1 came with the premiere and a more diverse theme. The season premieres with relationships between ... Read more...

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Transformer 2 is reloaded


June 4th, 2008 - 10:53 pm ICT by David M N James
The producers of Transformer 2 have put in place a new cast which includes Darius McCrary, who played Eddie Winslow on the TV series Family Matters. Darius will be back as the ... Read more...

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Ex-Army pals plan sit-in dharna to force Musharraf to vacate Army House


May 20th, 2008 - 12:07 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, May 20 (ANI): Former top Pakistani army generals who were once close pals of President Pervez Musharraf, have reportedly planned a protest march and a sit-in dharna outside the Army ... Read more...

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Ready to become PM if needed: Zardari


April 20th, 2008 - 2:37 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, April 20 (IANS) Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari says he will contest the June 18 by-poll to the lower house of parliament and could take over as prime ... Read more...

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Zardari says to contest June by-polls and be Pak PM


April 20th, 2008 - 6:44 am ICT by admin
Lahore, Apr.20 (ANI): Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) Co-chairman Asif Ali Zardari on Saturday said that he would contest the June 3 by-elections and might assume the office of prime minister, if ... Read more...

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Cricketers’ auction a national shame: Sharad Yadav


February 21st, 2008 - 10:48 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Janata Dal (United) president Sharad Yadav Thursday described the auctioning of cricket players by the Indian Premier League (IPL) as a national shame. Speaking to reporters here, ... Read more...

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