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Ups and downs of Trinamool-Congress relations


September 19th, 2012 - 1:50 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress' decision to withdraw from the UPA appears a logical climax of the constant friction between Mamata Banerjee's party and the Congress over a ... Read more...

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‘Psycho’ guilty of murdering Indian student Bidve


July 27th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) A killer who called himself "Psycho" has been found guilty of murdering Indian student Anuj Bidve at random on a British street, The Independent reported Thursday.Kiaran ... Read more...

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Karnataka given two days to start ombudsman appointment process


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 23 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Monday gave two days time to the 10-day old new Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government to start the process of appointing ... Read more...

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Hundreds of bars of silver rescued from WWII shipwreck


July 19th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Several hundreds of bars of silver have been recovered from a wrecked World War II. The booty was recovered from the wreck of the ship off ... Read more...

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Say no to more Kudankulam units, Jayalalithaa urged


July 18th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 18 (IANS) Anti-nuclear protestors resisting the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) in Tamil Nadu have urged Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa to oppose addition of two more units ... Read more...

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Karnataka mess: BJP gambles on getting it right third time (News Analysis)


July 10th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to be gambling by changing its Karnataka chief minister - ostensibly with assembly elections in view, even though it ... Read more...

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Bolt in 200m semis at Olympic trials


July 1st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston, July 1 (IANS/CMC) Usain Bolt shrugged off a shock defeat to Yohan Blake in the men's 100 metres final to coast into the semi-finals of the 200 metres at the ... Read more...

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French steeplechase runner to miss Olympics


June 20th, 2012 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, June 20 (IANS) France's Bob Tahri, the European 3000m steeplechase record holder, has withdrawn from the Olympics after failing to recover from an operation on his left tibia.Tahri went ... Read more...

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European situation threat to US economic recovery: Obama


June 9th, 2012 - 9:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 9 (IANS) The simmering eurozone debt crisis posed a big threat to the US economic recovery, with the region facing the risk of a renewed recession, ... Read more...

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Guy Ritchie names son Rafael


June 4th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) Director Guy Ritchie and his girlfriend Jacqui Ainsley have named their son Rafael.The "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows" director and model Ainsley welcomed their ... Read more...

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Hewlett-Packard to slash 27,000 jobs


May 24th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 24 (IANS) The world's largest maker of personal computers, Hewlett-Packard has announced plans to cut 27,000 jobs.The move, which will affect about eight percent of the company's ... Read more...

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Afghan peace negotiator killed


May 13th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, May 13 (IANS) Arsallah Rahmani, a member of Afghanistan's High Peace Council, was gunned down here Sunday, a media report said.Rahmani, a former Taliban leader, was fatally shot ... Read more...

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Teenaged hacker jailed in China


May 4th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 4 (IANS) A court in China's Shanghai city has jailed a teenager for two years for hacking two Japanese shopping web sites and stealing over 6,000 pieces of ... Read more...

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Chinese boy stands trial for setting girl on fire


April 23rd, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 23 (IANS) A teenager who allegedly set fire to a girl who turned down his romantic advances stood trial in a court in east China's city of Hefei ... Read more...

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Sudan rebels claim killing 79 soldiers


April 21st, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Khartoum, April 20 (IANS) Rebels in Sudan's troubled Blue Nile state Friday claimed to have killed 79 Sudanese soldiers in the latest battle on the border with South Sudan, where ... Read more...

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Elderly Chinese teacher molests 10 schoolgirls


April 20th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) A 60-year-old teacher in a primary school of China has been accused of molesting 10 girl students of third-grade, a media report said. According to the ... Read more...

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Congress to take Chhattisgarh’s coal mining expose to public


April 16th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 16 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's opposition Congress has decided to take to the public a recent report of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) on coal mining in order ... Read more...

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Samuels reported for suspected bowling action


April 15th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 15 (IANS) Pune Warriors India all-rounder Marlon Samuels has been reported for a suspected illegal action for bowling certain deliveries during his team's match against the Chennai Super ... Read more...

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Priorities change after motherhood: Jones


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Actress January Jones, who welcomed son Xander last September, says her priorities changed after becoming mother."I am at the right age, the right time in my ... Read more...

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Obama urges Congress to pass ‘Buffett Rule’ for higher tax on rich


March 31st, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) US President Barack Obama urged Congress Saturday to pass the "Buffett Rule" tax plan, which is designed to increase the tax rate on the wealthiest ... Read more...

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Windies switching gears for Twenty20 series against Australia


March 27th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Gros Islet (St. Lucia), March 27 (IANS/CMC) For all their heroics in masterminding a tied series with Australia in the just concluded one-day series, West Indies say they will be refocussing ... Read more...

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Being a mom is exercise enough: January Jones


March 17th, 2012 - 8:18 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 17 (IANS) Actress January Jones, who welcomed son Xander last September, says she has shed her pregnancy weight by doing nothing but her maternal duties."I haven't been ... Read more...

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Scarlett’s vulnerable feelings


March 14th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 14 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson felt vulnerable after her nude photos were leaked online last September.She took the pictures for her then husband Ryan Reynolds and she admits ... Read more...

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Roberto Carlos dropped from Anzhi Makhachkala squad


March 10th, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 10 (IANS) Brazilian veteran football player Roberto Carlos, who now plays in Russia's Anzhi Makhachkala, was dropped from the club's squad for the Russian Premier League, the club's ... Read more...

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Adarsh scam: Ex-legislator, CBI lawyer nabbed for graft


March 6th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) The CBI Tuesday arrested former Maharashtra Congress legislator Kanhaiyalal V. Gidwani, who is one of the promoters of the scam-hit Adarsh housing society, and a lawyer ... Read more...

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Warship building in India gets boost through public-private effort


March 4th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) In a major boost to private participation in warship building in India, the government has given its nod to the stalled joint venture (JV) between ... Read more...

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Putin vows to continue liberal reforms in Russia


March 4th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 4 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin, who is a presidential candidate this time, has promised to continue liberal reforms in the country if elected president ... Read more...

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SpiceJet shares rise 4.11 percent as Maran raises stake


March 3rd, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Shares of budget carrier SpiceJet Saturday closed 4.11 percent up after it became known that promoter Kalanithi Maran would infuse Rs.100 crore into the airline in ... Read more...

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SpiceJet promoter to infuse Rs.100 crore


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Budget carrier Spicejet Friday said its promoter Kalanidhi Maran will infuse Rs.100 crore into the passenger carrier in lieu of five percent equity or additional ... Read more...

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Microsoft releases Windows 8 Consumer Preview


March 1st, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, March 1 (IANS) Microsoft Wednesday released the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, offering the beta version of its next-generation operating system as a free download worldwide.The Consumer Preview give ... Read more...

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Brangelina to gift theme park to their children


February 27th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (IANS) What are Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt busy with? The couple is said to be finalising an eco-friendly playground as a gift to their ... Read more...

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Three firms guilty of lead poisoning in Chinese kids


February 26th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 26 (IANS) Three companies in Shanghai have been held responsible for lead poisoning in at least 49 children in the metropolis, the government said.A battery manufacturer, an auto-parts ... Read more...

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Tevez apologises to Manchester City


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 22 (IANS) Argentine striker Carlos Tevez, who has been at loggerheads with Manchester City and manager Roberto Mancini for five-months, finally apologised for his behaviour.Tevez was exiled ... Read more...

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Hugh Grant faces midlife crisis


February 19th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 19 (IANS) Hugh Grant enjoys being on 'sexiest film star' lists, but is "embarrassed" by his obsession with cars and thinks it stems from his midlife crisis."I have ... Read more...

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Ghana president backs soccer team to fight back


February 17th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Feb 17 (IANS) Ghanaian President John Evans Atta Mills has assured players and handlers of the national football team, the Black Stars, that the government would support them to ... Read more...

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