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Maken questions AITA’s decision to pick one team


June 18th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Sports minister Ajay Maken Monday questioned All India Tennis Association's (AITA) decision to send only one men's doubles team to the London Olympics when ... Read more...

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V.K. Singh retires, ending controversial tenure (Lead)


May 30th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Perhaps the most controversial tenure of any Indian Army chief ends Thursday when Gen V.K. Singh hangs up his boots after over 41 years ... Read more...

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V.K. Singh bids army adieu, leaving legacy of acrimony


May 30th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Perhaps the most controversial tenure of any Indian Army chief ends Thursday when Gen V.K. Singh hangs up his boots after over 41 years ... Read more...

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Kirti Azad to fast against IPL


May 18th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Demanding that the Indian Premier League (IPL) be "closed", Bharatiya Janata Party MP and former cricketer Kirti Azad Friday said he would go on ... Read more...

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India must clear cobwebs in mind and play fearless cricket: Ganguly


January 12th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Perth, Jan 12 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly Thursday said the war of words between the two teams will surely make the third cricket Test between India and ... Read more...

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Opposition cries for Chidambaram’s head, minister rejects charges (Second Lead)


December 16th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The controversy over Home Minister P. Chidambaram's allleged favouritism to a hotelier continued to rage Friday with the opposition stalling parliament for the second ... Read more...

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Johan Cruyff denies making racist remarks against Davids


November 22nd, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) Legendary Dutch footballer Johan Cruyff has strongly denied he made racist remarks against compatriot and former Juventus star Edgar Davids.Cruyff allegedly told Davids that he was ... Read more...

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PM, Pranab call up Chidambaram on 2G note


September 22nd, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, who are away in the US, called up P. Chidambaram over the latest controversy in ... Read more...

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`Delhi Belly’ gets bitter censor pill in Nepal


July 4th, 2011 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 4 (IANS) Two years after Bollywood action comedy "Chandni Chowk to China" was banned in Nepal, now it's the turn of Amir Khan's newest release "Delhi Belly" ... Read more...

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ISI to reserve reaction to ‘terrorist label’ for time being


April 27th, 2011 - 11:11 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 27(ANI): The Inter Services Intelligence will reserve its comments for the time being on the recent US diplomatic documents released by whistle-blower website WikiLeaks, in which American military investigators ... Read more...

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Congress refuses to back Rita Bahuguna Joshi on Bhushans


April 20th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi said Wednesday that after allegations of corruption Shanti Bhushan must step down as co-chair of the panel drafting ... Read more...

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Nude photos of ‘Teen Mom’ Amber Portwood surface online


February 25th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): 'Teen Mom' star Amber Portwood is no stranger to controversies. She has now become embroiled in a nude photo scandal.According to Radaronline.com, a friend has apparently leaked several ... Read more...

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New breastfeeding advice leaves mums livid, baffled


January 15th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 15 (ANI): The latest scientific controversy about breastfeeding-mothers should not follow advice recommending that they exclusively breastfeed for the first six months-has left mothers angry and confused.The confused mums besieged ... Read more...

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After land scams, government to tighten screws on NOCs


January 13th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Hit by a series of defence land scams, the government Thursday said it would tighten the screws on No-Objection Certificates (NOCs) issued by local military authorities for ... Read more...

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Pak govt should probe Zulqarnain Haider’s mysterious disappearance: Zaheer Abbas


November 9th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 9 (ANI): Former Pakistan captain Zaheer Abbas has called on the government to order a high-level inquiry into the mysterious disappearance of wicketkeeper Zulqarnain Haider just hours before the ... Read more...

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PCB sends show-cause notice to Shahid Afridi


October 12th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Oct 12 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board Tuesday sent a show-cause notice to Shahid Afridi for allegedly violating the central contract."Shahid Afridi has violated the central contract," ... Read more...

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Kerala’s church feud - over 100 years and continuing


October 12th, 2010 - 10:20 am ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Parumala (Kerala), Oct 12 (IANS) They pray to Jesus and believe in Christian values but the two factions of Kerala's Malankara Syrian Church refuse to let their long-running feud die ... Read more...

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Demand to sack coach Sandeep shocks hockey circles


September 30th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) A sense of shock and disbelief pervaded the Indian women's hockey camp following the reported demand of government observer and former captain Rupa Saini for ... Read more...

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Rosemary Port’s Case Revisited In Carla Franklin’s Complaint


August 19th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Aug 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the Carla Franklin controversy heats up, people all over the world are reminded of the Rosemary port controversy that saw Google face the heat year. ... Read more...

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Nepal MP claims threats by Indian officials; embassy rubbishes


August 7th, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Aug 7 (IANS) A Nepali lawmaker, who left his ethnic party from the Terai plains to join the Maoists, has created a furore with charges that he was ... Read more...

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Kamat laughs off queries on minister’s ‘partner’ death


June 1st, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 1 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat Tuesday shocked journalists when he burst into a sudden fit of laughter when asked to comment on the mysterious death of Tourism ... Read more...

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Quote, unquote, misquote… travails of Digambar Kamat (Comment)


May 25th, 2010 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, May 25 (IANS) Chief Minister Digambar Kamat is fast gaining a reputation in Goa and outside for putting his foot in his mouth with unerring precision, and with ... Read more...

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Lindsay can’t quite understand why she makes headlines


April 30th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 30 (ANI): American actress Lindsay Lohan has no idea why she is an easy 'target' for drama."I think there's a misconception," Lohan said.The 23-year-old actress' latest controversy arose ... Read more...

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Amar Singh hopes Sharad Pawar, Praful Patel would resign on moral grounds


April 25th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by ANI
Thane/Pune, April 25 (ANI): Former Samajwadi Party leader and Member of Parliament Amar Singh has expressed hope that the Union Ministers, if involved in the Indian Premier League controversy, would resign ... Read more...

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Blackwater’s staff indicted for weapon law violation


April 18th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 18, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Private military company Blackwater is in middle of controversy again. Former president of the organization Gary Jackson and four other former employees have been ... Read more...

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Mindy McCready Sex Tape Causes Distress For McCready


April 3rd, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A few days back, Vivid Entertainment publicized that Baseball Mistress that consists of Mindy McCready would be available online. She is the luminary of ... Read more...

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It is for organisers to answer Amitabh’s query: Congress


March 28th, 2010 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Congress reacted cautiously to the controversy over removal of actor Abhishek Bachchan's posters and his video message at an Earth Day function attended by Delhi ... Read more...

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BSP sacks Karnataka unit spokesperson on Mayawati’s currency garland row


March 18th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Mar 17 (ANI): The Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) on Wednesday sacked its Karnataka unit spokesperson, Y N Sharma, over the multicrore garland controversy surrounding party chief Mayawati.The decision on Sharma ... Read more...

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Is Tharoor more sinned against than sinning?


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Why is Shashi Tharoor, India's dapper junior foreign minister, always in trouble? His detractors might say the Twitter-happy minister is a political greenhorn and prone to ... Read more...

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Teacher recruitment scam hits Chandigarh again


February 24th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Feb 24 (IANS) Irregularities in teacher recruitment for government schools have rocked Chandigarh for the second time in five months. The latest controversy is about last-minute changes in criteria ... Read more...

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Beleaguered Butt’s axing from PCB chief’s post ‘imminent’


January 14th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan. 14 (ANI): Beleaguered Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Ijaz Butt is likely to be axed amid the latest controversy surrounding Pakistan cricket following the team's dismal performance in the ongoing ... Read more...

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Tharoor blames media for creating controversy over his statement


January 10th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 10(ANI): Reacting to the latest controversy raised over some remarks reportedly made by him Union Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor claimed becoming a victim of ... Read more...

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Controversy regarding MJ’s ‘This is it’ solved


October 14th, 2009 - 4:45 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Michael Jackson lived in controversy, was scandalized almost all his life as a pop icon and his death, of suspected drug overdose is still ... Read more...

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Allegation of Cabinet notes of Kerala Government shared with party


September 12th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthpuram, Sep 12 (ANI): The opposition parties critiscised the Kerala's ruling Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI (M)) for allegedly providing the confidential notes of the state cabinet to Party's state unit ... Read more...

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Thierry Henry slams France coach Domenech


September 8th, 2009 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 8 (DPA) As 1998 World Cup champs France struggle to qualify for the 2010 World Cup football finals, team captain Thierry Henry has strongly criticised the competence of ... Read more...

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