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Russia, Britain to boost cooperation on Syria


August 2nd, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Britain have almost similar views on some elements of the Syrian crisis and will work together to find possible solutions to the ... Read more...

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Putin to cheer for Russian judokas in Olympics


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Vladimir Putin landed in London Thursday for informal talks with British Prime Minister David Cameron and to witness some of the Olympic ... Read more...

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Bolt’s doctor declares him fit and ready


July 27th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/CMC) Team doctor of Jamaica's track and field outfit Winston Dawes says Usain Bolt is fit and ready for the Olympics despite lingering public concerns over his ... Read more...

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Brazil’s Olympic team rubbish: Romario


July 6th, 2012 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 6 (IANS) Legendary football striker Romario has lambasted Brazil's choice of over-age players for the Olympic Games.Brazil's national coach Mano Menezes announced a 22-man squad ... Read more...

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Abid Hussain passes away


June 21st, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Abid Hussain, a former Indian ambassador to the US and who held a series of senior positions at the centre, died in London Thursday following ... Read more...

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Theron finds grey roles real


June 1st, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 1 (IANS) After evil queen in "Snow White and the Huntsman", Charlize Theron returns in a grey role again with "Prometheus" and says she enjoys playing such ... Read more...

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Queen leads Kate, Camilla on shopping trip


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) The British royal family's three leading ladies were "like kids at Christmas" after a shopping trip with a difference to the Queen's grocer, the Daily Express ... Read more...

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India concerned over piracy, backs Somalia stability


February 24th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Voicing concern over increasing piracy, India has expressed solidarity with Somalia and backed global efforts to bring stability to the war-torn nation."India desires stability ... Read more...

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Harry Potter becomes experiential in digital space


June 24th, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) J.K. Rowling, the creator of Harry Potter, has launched Pottermore -- a website which builds an exciting online experience around the reading of successful Harry ... Read more...

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Husain was a true lover of India: Shabana


June 11th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 11 (IANS) M.F. Husain loved India very much and should not have been "forced out" of the country, says Shabana Azmi remembering the celebrated painter who died in ... Read more...

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Did political class let down Husain?


June 10th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) The political class had failed M.F. Husain as the celebrated painter had to spend his last few years away from India, artists said Friday ... Read more...

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Husain, you’ll live through your creations: Rahman (Movie Snippets)


June 10th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Paying tributes to M.F.Husain, acclaimed composer A.R.Rahman says the ace painter will live through his creations."We'll miss ur wisdom and free spirit...You will live ... Read more...

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M.F. Husain’s sand sculpture destroyed in Allahabad


June 10th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, June 10 (IANS) Even as intellectuals, celebrities and art lovers continue to mourn the death of M.F. Husain, unidentified men here Friday destroyed the sand sculpture created by ... Read more...

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Husain loved aloo ka paratha at Kolkata dhaba


June 10th, 2011 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 10 (IANS) A "Gaja Gamini" painting still adorns the hall of Azad Hind Dhaba. But M.F. Husain, the man behind the work who loved to eat aloo ka ... Read more...

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Tyeb Mehta’s work sets new price record at Christie’s


June 10th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) An untitled work showing a figure on a hand-pulled rickshaw painted by Tyeb Mehta in 1984 has set a new record for the artist's works ... Read more...

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BJP condoles Husain’s death, Bajrang Dal opposes burial in India (Second Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday condoled the demise of famous artist Maqbool Fida Husain but said he "had got distanced from India and ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray prays for ‘eccentric, adamant’ Hussain


June 9th, 2011 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Thursday called renowned painter M.F. Husain "an eccentric and adamant person" who thought it fit to leave his country rather ... Read more...

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BJP condoles Husain’s death; Bajrang Dal opposes burial in India (Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday condoled the demise of famous artist Maqbool Fida Husain but said he "had got distanced from India and ... Read more...

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Husain was doyen of the art world: Sonia


June 9th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday expressed her deep sorrow on the demise of artist M.F. Husain saying he was the doyen of the world ... Read more...

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‘One day I’ll return to touch my country’s soil’


June 9th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) At 95, M.F. Husain had just one wish - he wanted to come home and touch the Indian soil, recalls writer K. Bikram Singh ... Read more...

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From billboards to Madhuri: Husain’s love affair with cinema


June 9th, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Indian artist M.F. Husain's undying passion for art was also manifest in a long love affair with cinema. From painting billboards to designing movie ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Artistic genius M.F. Husain dies in exile (Roundup)


June 9th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London/New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Maqbool Fida Husain, one of India's most prized and gifted painters who was forced to live in self-exile from his homeland due to threats ... Read more...

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Husain’s special relationship with Hyderabad


June 9th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 9 (IANS) Renowned artist M.F. Husain, who died in London Thursday, had a special relationship with this southern city. Not only did he relish his stays here, Cinema ... Read more...

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Husain had distanced himself from Indians: BJP


June 9th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Thursday condoled the demise of famous artist Maqbool Fida Husain but said he "had got distanced from India and ... Read more...

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M.F. Husain dies exiled from his homeland (Third Lead)


June 9th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
London/New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) Maqbool Fida Husain, who was hailed as the Picasso of India but was forced to live in self-imposed exile from his homeland due to ... Read more...

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South African cops say motive behind Indian-origin bride’s murder found


January 19th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) The investigators probing the murder of an Indian-origin woman who was killed during her honeymoon in Cape Town have discovered the motive behind the killing, the South African ... Read more...

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67 Pakistani politicians hold fake degrees: Report


October 14th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 14 (IANS) Some 67 members of parliament and provincial assemblies in Pakistan hold fake educational degrees, a media report said Thursday.The Higher Education Commission (HEC) is yet to receive the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Shell’s Vikram Singh Mehta named Asian business leader


October 13th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Vikram Singh Mehta, chairman of Shell Companies in India, will receive the Asian Business Leader Award at a special dinner in London Thursday, according to a release ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Musharraf advice on Siachen ploy to gain attention: Experts


October 8th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Former Pakistani president Pervez Musharraf's advice to solve Siachen glacier dispute first and then to attempt Kashmir issue is "a desperate attempt to gain attention", experts ... Read more...

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Roman bronze helmet sells for $3.6 mn


October 8th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 8 (IANS) A Roman bronze helmet found in a field in Britain has been sold for a whopping 2.3 million pounds (about $3.6 million) at auction, a media report said.The ... Read more...

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Widow of Pakistani leader appeals for help


September 23rd, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 23 (IANS) The widow of a Pakistani politician murdered in London Thursday appealed for witnesses to come forward with information about his killers. Shumaila Farooq, widow of Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) ... Read more...

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Police make witness appeal in Pakistani leader’s murder


September 19th, 2010 - 3:46 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (DPA) British police investigating the fatal stabbing of a Pakistani politician in London Saturday appealed for witnesses to come forward. Imran Farooq, a senior member of the Muttahida Quami Movement ... Read more...

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Chaos in Karachi after MQM leader’s killing in London


September 17th, 2010 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Karachi, Sep 17 (IANS) Karachi was gripped by panic Thursday and parts of the throbbing metropolitan came to a virtual standstill after reports came regarding the murder of top Muttahida ... Read more...

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Yousuf will leave for England on Thursday


August 4th, 2010 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Aug 4 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Mohammad Yousuf will rush to London Thursday to join the national cricket team ahead of its second Test against England which gets underway Friday. Yousuf, who ... Read more...

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Fire breaks out in London building


March 11th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 11 (IANS) More than 100 firefighters were tackling a blaze in a four-storey building in east London Thursday. The fire spread to the top of the building, which houses a restaurant ... Read more...

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