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Somnath happy with Akhilesh becoming chief minister

March 10th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 10 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee, who had first remarked on the potential he evinced in Samajwadi Party leader Mulayam Singh Yadav's son Akhilesh Yadav, ... Read more...

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Akhilesh Yadav: From football, movies to crown of UP politics (Profile)

March 10th, 2012 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) When Akhilesh Yadav was Saturday chosen to be the next Uttar Pradesh chief minister, few knew that the formative steps of this 38-years-old political career ... Read more...

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Australia approves horse meat consumption

July 9th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 9 (IANS) Australians will be able to consume horse meat for the first time after the authorities gave their approval for slaughtering the animals. Horse meat is consumed around the world, ... Read more...

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David Beckham thinks that Tom Cruise is hot

December 20th, 2009 - 8:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Dec 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the hottest guy in the world, David Beckham has said that he thinks that actor Tom Cruise is hot. The ace footballer ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

I am useless as a professor, says the Dalai Lama

November 21st, 2009 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Not many would know that Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama is an honorary professor at Delhi University. On Saturday, however, not only did he reveal the ... Read more...

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When Mahatma Gandhi donned army uniform

January 2nd, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) The fact that Mahatma Gandhi, who used the tools of truth and non-violence in the fight for India's freedom, donned an army uniform may startle many. But ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Leftover Christmas turkey fat may block sewers, fears Gloucestershire County Council

December 23rd, 2008 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 23 (ANI): Gloucestershire County Council is worried that people may block sewers by pouring leftover turkey fat, cooking oil, and grease down the drain after roasting the Christmas dinner. ... Read more...

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‘Sea of Poppies’ breaks many myths of migrant Indian labour (Book Review)

June 24th, 2008 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
By Shubha Sing Book: "Sea of Poppies"; Author: Amitav Ghosh; Publisher: Penguin Viking; Price: Rs.599.00 The 1800s were a time of enormous social disruption and displacement in large parts of India. Poverty and ... Read more...

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