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We have done it, says Shah Rukh on arrival in Kolkata (Lead)

May 29th, 2012 - 1:57 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) "Korechi, Lorechi, Jitechi Re" (We have done it, we have fought it out, we have won it), said Bollywood badshah Shah Rukh Khan on his ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Fans welcome KKR players to Kolkata

May 29th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Over a thousand frenzied cricket fans, many of thembeating drums and chanting "KKR, KKR", welcomed Indian Premier League champions Kolkata Knight Riders' players as they ... Read more...

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Tagore’s birth anniversary celebrated across Bengal

May 8th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 8 (IANS) Rabindrasangeet was played at traffic intersections, in schools and colleges, events were held across the state and television channels competed with one another to air ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Christians give 48-hour ultimatum to Nepal government

April 4th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 4 (IANS) On a relay hunger-strike in Kathmandu for 13 days, Nepal's enraged Christian community Monday gave a 48-hour ultimatum to the fledgling government of Prime Minister Jhala ... Read more...

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Sikh bodies ask Govt to include Kartarpur Corridor in Indo-Pak talks

March 3rd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by ANI
Dera Baba Nanak (Gurdaspur, Punjab), Mar. 3 (ANI): Leaders of several Sikh bodies, who gathered here along with Sikh devotees, have urged the Indian Government to include the issue of providing safe ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Nepal PM candidate slapped as public patience snaps

January 20th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Jan 20 (IANS) The mounting public anger against Nepal's top politicians for remaining locked in power games and failing to form a consensus government found expression in violence Thursday ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Bookaroo: Capital’s children discover the joy of books

November 27th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) The sprawling lawns of the Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA) here are abuzz with children who are on a single-minded mission - books.Bookaroo - the ... Read more...

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Opposition `Red Shirts’ rule out talks with Thai Government

April 11th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok (Thailand), Apr.11 (ANI): Opposition `Red Shirt' protesters have ruled out negotiations with the government of Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva. On Sunday, Jatuporn Prompan, one of the leaders of the Red Shirt ... Read more...

Posted in Thailand, World |

Thailand protesters reject call to end demonstrations

April 5th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, April 5 (DPA) Anti-government protesters Monday rejected Thai authorities' demands to end their demonstration at a key shopping and tourism district in the heart of Bangkok. The protesters, known as the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics, Thailand |

Black-faced Muthalik demands justice

February 12th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb 12 (ANI): Pramod Muthalik, the leader of the right-wing Sri Ram Sene, who was left black-faced by alleged activists of the Youth Congress in the middle of a debate on ... Read more...

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Media groups, activists protest massacre in the Philippines

November 30th, 2009 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Nov 30 (DPA) Local and foreign activists and journalists marched Monday in the Philippine capital to protest the massacre of 57 civilians allegedly perpetrated by political allies of President Gloria Macapagal ... Read more...

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Top Nepali actress jives with Maoist supremo, in public

November 13th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Nov 13 (IANS) A feisty Nepali actress has done a testosterone-pumping act in public with none other than Nepal's Maoist chief Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda, getting the Maoist supremo ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Priyanka Chopra boosts morale of slum kids

October 4th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct 4 (ANI): Bollywood actor Priyanka Chopra took time out of her film shoot to meet slum children, who are going to compete with their rich counterparts on a TV ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Tiger Woods gets “thumped” by Jimmy Fallon on Wii golf game

June 26th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jun 26 (ANI): American professional golfer Tiger Woods was left embarrassed after he was beaten by comedian and NBC's show host Jimmy Fallon at his own game of golf ... Read more...

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ANC celebrates victory in South Africa polls

April 24th, 2009 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, April 24 (DPA) Champagne flowed on the streets of Johannesburg Thursday evening as South Africa's ruling African National Congress celebrated its expected victory in Wednesday's general elections with a mass street ... Read more...

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US Airways pilot gets hero’’s welcome in Danville

January 25th, 2009 - 5:53 pm ICT by ANI
Danville (California)/New York, Jan.25 (ANI): Captain Chesley Sullenberger III, the valiant pilot who saved the lives of all 155 passengers and crew when he crash-landed a US Airways flight in New ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Chinese SEZ is also land of thousand pianists

June 11th, 2008 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Xiamen (China), June 11 (IANS) In a corner of the crowded Zhongshan Road, one of China's top 10 business streets located in the 12th century port city of Xiamen on ... Read more...

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Tagore at Twenty20

May 7th, 2008 - 5:02 pm ICT by admin
Kolkata, May 7 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders owner and Bollywood superstar Shahrukh Khan (SRK) surely knows how to keep every one happy! Following objections to his pre-match performance Thursday, the birth anniversary ... Read more...

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