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Item number in ‘Joker’ raises activist’s heckles


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Hindi movie "Joker", scheduled for release Aug 31, could face legal hurdles over a raunchy item number that allegedly insults patriotic sentiments, an activist said ... Read more...

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Gay couple in UP on run after marrying


April 13th, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 13 (IANS) Homosexuality may have been decriminalised by a Delhi court, but a gay couple in Uttar Pradesh is running for cover as their "marriage" solemnised "by mistake" ... Read more...

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CPI-M to launch stir for reserving jobs for Muslims


February 26th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Feb 26 (IANS) The Left Front government in Tripura wants to reserve 10 percent of government jobs for Muslims but is concerned about the legal hurdles, a leader of ... Read more...

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Sanjay Gupta gets nod for character names in ‘…Wadala’


December 21st, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 21 (IANS) Director Sanjay Gupta says he has recieved permission to name the characters in his film "Shootout At Wadala" after the real-life policemen involved in the ... Read more...

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Sports Minister Maken will try to convince Negre


September 12th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The existence of two separate bodies governing hockey in the country should not come in the way of India hosting the Champions Trophy and other ... Read more...

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Some Bengal laws hinder land acquisition by industry: FICCI


July 1st, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) Certain laws in West Bengal will hinder acquisition of a big chunk of land directly by industrialists and these need to be reviewed, industry chamber FICCI ... Read more...

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West Bengal minister visits Singur site


May 31st, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) West Bengal Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee Tuesday visited the "disputed" Singur site and said he will submit a note to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee about ... Read more...

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Making Singur land accord public will take time: Bengal minister


May 27th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 26 (IANS) Shying away from its earlier promise to make public the 2007 agreement on the Tata Nano project in Singur, the West Bengal government Thursday said ... Read more...

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Impact of Osama’s death on India-Pakistan ties hinges on domestic fallout: Experts


May 2nd, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) After the killing of Osama bin Laden, the evolving internal dynamics and stability of Pakistan will determine the fallout, if any, of this momentous ... Read more...

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Tripura mulls reserving jobs for Muslims


April 18th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 18 (IANS) Following the example of West Bengal, the Left Front government in Tripura wants to reserve government jobs for Muslims but is concerned about the legal hurdles, ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu a model state: Manmohan Singh


April 9th, 2011 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, April 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said Tamil Nadu has become a model state in the country under the leadership of Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi, who ... Read more...

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Himachal earns over Rs.130 crore from cement firms


April 6th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 6 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has earned a revenue of more than Rs.130 crore in the past three years from eight cement companies, a minister said here Wednesday."A sum ... Read more...

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Sensex volatile; Reliance Comm, ICICI Bank plunge


November 18th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities turned positive in afternoon trade Thursday after plunging over 200 points earlier due to sharp fluctuations in banking scrips.The benchmark ... Read more...

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‘Way cleared for AMU centres in other states’


August 1st, 2010 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Aug 1 (IANS) Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) Vice Chancellor P.K. Abdul Aziz Sunday said that the varsity's court has cleared the way for establishing its centres in other states. ... Read more...

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Delhi to get 50 luxury public toilets before Games


July 14th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) After getting a clearance from the Delhi High Court, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) is gearing up to construct 50 luxury pay-and-use public toilets in the ... Read more...

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14 state-owned sugar mills up for sale in UP


June 24th, 2010 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 24 (IANS) Decks have been cleared or the sale of 14 state-owned sugar mills in Uttar Pradesh. These mills are among the 33 identified by the state government as "sick" ... Read more...

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Murdered India-American’s family goes to US for funeral


April 30th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, April 30 (IANS) The family of an Indian-American doctor, shot dead by his former Chinese colleague, has left for the US to attend his funeral. Vajinder Pal Toor, 34, was shot by ... Read more...

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KPS Gill holds AGM of superseded IHF


April 25th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) K.P.S. Gill Sunday conducted the Annual General Meeting of the superseded Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) and said it remains the official hockey body in the country as ... Read more...

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Conrad Murray, Michael Jackson’s Doctor Is In Trouble


January 10th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Many people still remember the mystery and allegations that surfaced after the unexpected demise of pop legend Michael Jackson in 2009. While the legendary singer was ... Read more...

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Elton John wants to adopt Ukrainian child


December 15th, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) Legendary British musician Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish are trying to adopt a Ukrainian child but have run into legal hurdles because their partnership is ... Read more...

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Uttarakhand seeks Rs.10,000 crore central package


November 29th, 2009 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 28 (IANS) Uttarakhand Chief Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Saturday sought a Rs.10,000 crore annual package from the central government for the upkeep of the state's natural heritage. "Such a grant is needed ... Read more...

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Ballot papers to be used in Madhya Pradesh civic polls


November 3rd, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Nov 3 (IANS) Ballot papers would be used, instead of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), in the civic polls slated before Dec 20 in Madhya Pradesh, the state Election Commissioner said Tuesday. Election ... Read more...

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Elton John may have to battle gay adoption ban in Ukraine


September 14th, 2009 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 14 (ANI): Elton john may need to overcome legal hurdles before he gets to adopt the Ukranian child he recently said he wishes to take home.According to the national laws ... Read more...

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Government plans three universities for minorities


September 13th, 2009 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Khalid Akhter New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) After allocating Rs. 25 crore (Rs.250 million) for two more campuses of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), the government is planning to set up ... Read more...

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Satyam scam key topic in CBI’s conference on corruption


August 25th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The multi-million dollar Satyam scam, which made headlines earlier this year and is currently being investigated by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), will be a ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson burial plans


July 7th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
King of 80s Pop Michael Jackson will be buried two hours before the gala memorial service at the Los Angeles Staples Centre gets underway today. Acting Los Angeles mayor Jan Perry let ... Read more...

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Supreme Court allows SEBI to quiz Satyam’s Raju brothers (Third Lead)


February 3rd, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Feb 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday allowed the market watchdog to grill Satyam Computer Services founder B. Ramalinga Raju and his brother B. Rama Raju over the Rs.70-billion accounting ... Read more...

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SEBI allowed to quiz Satyam’s Raju brothers (Second Lead)


February 3rd, 2009 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Feb 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday allowed the market watchdog to grill Satyam Computer Services founder B. Ramalinga Raju and his brother B. Rama Raju over the Rs.70-billion accounting ... Read more...

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Satyam has buyout offers from Indian, foreign firms


January 20th, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) The IT bellwether Satyam Computer Services, embroiled in a Rs.70 billion ($1.7 billion) financial scam, has received buyout offers from both domestic and foreign firms, its new ... Read more...

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I will contest as Samajwadi Party candidate, says defiant Sanjay (Lead)


January 17th, 2009 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 16 (ANS) Unmindful of objections from his family members, Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt Friday night announced he would contest the next parliamentary elections on a Samajwadi Party ticket. He also ... Read more...

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I will contest on Samajwadi Party ticket: Sanjay Dutt


January 16th, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 16 (ANS) Ending speculation and ignoring objections from his family members, Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt Friday night announced that he would contest the next parliamentary elections on a Samajwadi Party ... Read more...

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Himachal Pradesh High Court dismisses Reliance Energy petition


October 30th, 2008 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 30 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court Thursday dismissed a petition by Reliance Energy for allocation of a hydropower project to it without inviting fresh bids if the existing contract, ... Read more...

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Legal hurdles delay deportation of Indians in Saudi Arabia


October 30th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Oct 30 (IANS) Legal hurdles are delaying the deportation of a large number of Indians who are imprisoned in a deportation centre in Saudi Arabia's eastern port city of Dammam.Many of ... Read more...

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Overseas firm to take Indian real estate investors abroad


October 26th, 2008 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 26 (IANS) Real estate investors in India have reasons to be happy as very soon they can invest in properties abroad with the help of a consultant. Castlewood Investment Properties, ... Read more...

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Amnesty suggested for once rebel Sikhs abroad


October 9th, 2008 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) The National Commission for Minorities (NCM) has urged the government to grant amnesty to Sikhs who fled the country after the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and got involved ... Read more...

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