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Centre must decide on Telangana soon: Andhra Pradesh CM (Interview)

August 22nd, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kondruprolu (Andhra Pradesh), Aug 22 (IANS) The union government must take a call soon on the issue of statehood for the Telangana region, says Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. ... Read more...

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Pooja keen to re-look ‘Manzilein Aur Bhi Hain’

July 29th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Actress-turned-director Pooja Bhatt says she is keen to revisit her father's 1974 "radical" and "shocking" film "Manzilein Aur Bhi Hain" and Mahesh Bhatt has welcomed the ... Read more...

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Plug loopholes to boost tax revenue: Pranab

April 8th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 8 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday advised experts to plug loopholes in the taxation laws to ensure that the government got its due share of revenue ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

At 40, Chandigarh’s Rose Festival still in bloom (With Images)

February 22nd, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 22 (IANS) It is an event that continues to have an important place in the cultural calendar of the city. As Chandigarh's Rose Festival this week enters its ... Read more...

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Mexico lost $872 bn to illegal capital flight: Study

January 31st, 2012 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Jan 31 (IANS/EFE) Mexico lost $872 billion to illicit financial outflows between 1970 and 2010, according to a report released Monday by a US-based research and advocacy group.The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Deeply hurt’ Chidambaram rejects conflict of interest charges

December 16th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday said he was "deeply hurt" and rejected the opposition charge that he had misused his office while withdrawing prosecution ... Read more...

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New biography throws intimate light on Sonia Gandhi

October 10th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) A new biography of UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, written by a non-resident Indian and with a foreword by Mikhail Gorbachev, casts new and intimate ... Read more...

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Who is robbing parliament’s dignity? (Comment)

August 26th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
As the peoples' uprising against a venal political class in India shows no signs of abating, a strange din is evident in some debates and comments. Apart from reeking of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Time to reflect on Pakistan’s jihad enterprise: daily

May 12th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 12 (IANS) It is time to reflect on "the jihad enterprise the Pakistani state has been peddling for the last four decades", a Pakistani daily said, adding ... Read more...

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Highest percentage of Americans in decades say their financial situation worsened

April 15th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 15 (ANI): Highest percentage of Americans, for the first time since 1972, have said that their financial situation has gotten worse in recent years.According to a report of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Spain’s ‘most aged village’ where no one is younger than 65!

January 31st, 2011 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 31 (ANI): 70 years is the average age of inhabitants of Spain's 'most aged village,' where the youngest person is 65 years old.The last child was born more than 40 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Trade, FDI will be cornerstone of India-UAE ties: Patil

November 25th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Nov.25 (ANI): Lauding the trading communities of India and the UAE for their role in making the two countries leading trade partners over the last four decades, visiting Indian President Pratibha ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obesity rates in US to reach 42 percent: Experts

November 5th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 05 (ANI): Harvard University researchers have estimated that America's obesity epidemic won't plateau until at least 42 percent of adults are obese.The estimate has been derived by applying mathematical modeling ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

West lifestyle ‘plundering natural resources from tropics at record levels’

October 14th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 14 (ANI): A WWF report has revealed the extent to which modern Western lifestyles are plundering natural resources from the tropics at record levels.The latest Living Planet report also showed ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Shipping industry needs to expand, modernize and become competitive: President Patil

October 2nd, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.2 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil said on Saturday that there is a need for the shipping industry to continuously expand, modernize and become competitive.Speaking on the golden jubilee ceremony ... Read more...

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Vivienne Westwood shoes to go on display

August 25th, 2010 - 5:09 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 25 (IANS) A collection of nearly 200 shoes from the archive of fashion designer Vivienne Westwood would go on display at a department store here. The display titled "Vivienne Westwood Shoes: ... Read more...

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China overtakes Japan as world’s second-largest economy

August 16th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): China has overtaken Japan in the second quarter, after three decades of spectacular growth, to become the world's second-largest economy behind the United States.The milestone, though anticipated ... Read more...

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Fashion Trends In Bollywood (1960 - 2010)

July 28th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The history of the fashionable trends or rather the changing trends of fashion in the Bollywood Hindi cinema date back almost to the decades of ... Read more...

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I can never leave Pakistan: Fatima Bhutto

April 3rd, 2010 - 10:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Fatima Bhutto, the niece of slain former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto, says that in spite of the violence her family has suffered, including the killing ... Read more...

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Friends of George Fernandes appeal for his well being and a better care

February 16th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb.16 (ANI): Concerned over the ongoing developments in the personal life of former Defense Minister and Rajya Sabha member George Fernandes and his health, his distinguished friends and old colleagues ... Read more...

Posted in National |

In Hollywood, hackers are mostly ‘good guys’

February 8th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) The word hacker evokes images of a dishevelled teenager, lurking behind a computer monitor, breaking into some top security computer system. But a majority of Hollywood films portray ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Warming oceans make North Atlantic fish populations shift

November 3rd, 2009 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 3 (ANI): A new study has determined that about half of 36 fish stocks in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean, many of them commercially valuable species, have been shifting northward over ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

“The Fourth Kind” Deals With Alien Abductions

October 19th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri, Oct 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Another Sci-fi movie hits the theaters on Nov 6, 2009. "The Fourth Kind" is the first major work of Joe Carnahan's protege- Olantunde Osunsanmi. The movie ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Muslims design effigies of Ravana, convey a message of communal amity

September 24th, 2009 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
Haldwani (Uttarakhand), Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 24(ANI): Muslims in Moradabad and Haldwani are busy these days making effigies of the demon king Ravana that would be burnt on during the Dussehra festival. ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

Blair condemns racist marches, calls migration ‘net strength’

September 16th, 2009 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Sep 16 (IANS) Former prime minister Tony Blair has condemned recent racist marches in Britain, telling a multi-ethnic audience of professional and business leaders that migration has been ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Punjab farmers’ loss Rs.62,000 crore in 40 years: Report

September 1st, 2009 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 1 (IANS) The non-linking of the minimum support price (MSP) for wheat and paddy with the wholesale price index (WPI) has led to a cumulative notional loss of nearly Rs.62,000 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Andhra police gun down two Maoist guerrillas

July 1st, 2009 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 1 (IANS) Two members of the Maoist group Praja Pratighatana were shot dead Wednesday in a forested area of Andhra Pradesh's Warangal district, police said. A police team engaged in ... Read more...

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Mohamed ElBaradei warns of a new nuclear age

May 15th, 2009 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
Vienna (Austria), May 15 (ANI): The outgoing director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Mohamed El Baradei, has warned that the number of potential nuclear weapons states could more than ... Read more...

Posted in World |

MacroMan M-series new premium Fashion collection launched by Hrithik Roshan

April 24th, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
* Macroman M-Series New fashion line from Rupa & Co Ltd to enhance company profile to be truly Global brand * Rupa's takes an aggressive entry into the premium global ... Read more...

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Meet the man whos been drinking Coke for 40yrs to keep mums promise

February 21st, 2009 - 3:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 21 (ANI): In a bizarre revelation, a Croatian man has admitted that he has drunk nothing but Coca-Cola for the last four decades, just because he promised his mom ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Swiss firm setting up machine tool plant in India

January 27th, 2009 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 27 (IANS) Leading Swiss firm StarragHeckert Holding AG will soon set up a $31-million (Rs.1.53-billion/Rs.1,535-crore) machine tool manufacturing plant in India, a top company official said Tuesday."The plant location will ... Read more...

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Astrologers predict good year for Obama

January 20th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan.20 (ANI): Astrologers have said that America''s President-elect Barack Hussein Obama will be ''America''s luckiest president''. Born on August 4, 1961, Obama, whose star sign is Leo, will be the ... Read more...

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Lalthanhawla wedded to Mizoram’s development, as usual (Profile)

December 8th, 2008 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl, Dec 8 (IANS) Sixtysix-year-old Lalthanhawla, three-time chief minister of Mizoram, who romped home to power Monday with a thumping win yet again in Mizoram, is the most acceptable face of the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pak Hindus, Chinese and Japanese need Indian visas to immerse ashes of loved ones

December 4th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec.4 (ANI): About 130 Sindhi Hindu, Chinese, Japanese and Buddhist families have been waiting for a year for their Indian visas to be approved. According to the Daily Times, they want ... Read more...

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Bishop blames abortion for violent crimes in Britain

August 27th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 27 (ANI): A Roman Catholic bishop has blamed Britains abortion laws, and claimed casual recourse to abortion had cheapened the value of human life in the eyes of the ... Read more...

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