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Increase in communal incidents cause of concern: PM


September 8th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday expressed concern over an increase in the communal incidents in the country in the past few months and revival ... Read more...

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Chess: India upset leaders Spain


August 16th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) India 'A' scored a stunning 2.5 - 1.5 win over Spain to move into second spot with 9 match points after the sixth round of the ... Read more...

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Delhi court blast accused killed in Kishtwar


August 6th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Aug 6 (IANS) A 2011 Delhi High Court blast accused, Amir Kamal, was among two Hizb-ul-Mujahideen militants killed Monday in a shootout with security forces in the mountainous Kishtwar ... Read more...

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Post office with four mail runners opened in Ladakh


June 19th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 19 (IANS) A post office with four mail runners (postmen), who may cover a distance of 60 km daily, was inaugurated Tuesday at Cha-Lungnak in Jammu and Kashmir's ... Read more...

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Russia denies holding talks over Assad exit


June 16th, 2012 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has denied that Russia was conducting talks with other nations on an exit plan for Syria's embattled President Bashar al-Assad."If ... Read more...

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Media has tarnished Vatican’s image: Pope


May 31st, 2012 - 8:02 am ICT by IANS
Vatican City, May 31 (IANS/AKI) A Vatican scandal involving leaked secret documents and the arrest of the pope's butler has been exaggerated and misrepresented by the press, Pope Benedict said. ... Read more...

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BJP’s extravagant campaign clicked with people: Congress


April 20th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) "extravagant campaign" for the Delhi civic polls, in which it spent five times more than the Congress party, ... Read more...

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Today’s television frivolous, lacks worthwhile content: Om Puri (Interview) (With Images)


March 27th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Om Puri returns to the small screen after over a decade as a 'sutradhar' or storyteller for new TV show "Chhal Sheh Aur Maat". But ... Read more...

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‘Up In The Air’ producer eyes Indian collaborations


March 17th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) Maverick Hollywood producer Daniel Dubiecki, who was nominated for an Oscar for his 2010 film "Up In The Air", is in Mumbai. He hopes to facilitate ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Barcelona president Rossell angry at Pique rumours


March 13th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, March 13 (IANS) FC Barcelona president Sandro Rossell has rejected claims that coach Pep Guardiola has asked for central defender Gerard Pique to be sold as a condition for ... Read more...

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US Postal Service may cut 35,000 jobs


September 16th, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS/EFE) The US Postal Service said Thursday that it may eliminate as many as 35,000 jobs as it downsizes "a massive nationwide infrastructure that is no longer ... Read more...

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Commuter indiscipline swells Delhi Metro coffers


August 26th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Commuter indiscipline has added around Rs 34 lakhs (Rs. 3.4 million) to the coffers of Delhi Metro in the last three years. Thousands have paid ... Read more...

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Weather alerts for farmers reap Rs.500 bn dividend!


August 5th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) In a country where close to 60 percent of the 1.21 billion population still depends on agriculture for a living, short and timely alerts to ... Read more...

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Pakistan to restore highway with China’s help


July 29th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 29 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has approved $90 million for the restoration of Karakoram Highway, a part of which runs through Pakistani Kashmir, out of ... Read more...

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Indian youth hooked to text messaging: Survey


May 18th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) As telecom companies try to outdo each other with attractive and cheap SMS plans offering hundreds of free messages daily, it has transformed the communication ... Read more...

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People more likely to lie on Twitter, Facebook


October 27th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 27 (IANS) People are more comfortable with being dishonest on social networking sites such as Twitter and Facebook than they are when speaking to someone face-to-face, a survey shows. ... Read more...

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Avatar’s Na’vi language becoming a rage!


October 19th, 2010 - 4:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 19 (ANI): Avatar's Na'vi language is gradually becoming a rage, with online communities springing up to teach it and a recent US invitation-only convention garnering avid fans from as far ... Read more...

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Shera stamps do roaring business at Games Village


September 30th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Unlike other post offices in the city, the one at the Commonwealth Games Village is doing brisk business. At the centre of attraction for foreign athletes is ... Read more...

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Venezuelan police arrest two for spreading banking rumor tweets


July 12th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Caracas, July 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Venezuelan authorities have confirmed that they have arrested two people for spreading false rumors about the banking system of the country on the popular social ... Read more...

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Battle for Afghanistan gets intensive in Pakistan


May 26th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 26 (ANI): The battle for Afghanistan is now getting more intensive in Pakistan and there are several unconnected and seemingly disparate incidents that may be eventually connected.The picture ... Read more...

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Third of U.S. teens with cell phones send over 100 texts a day!


April 20th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 20 (ANI): Texting seems to have become the most popular means of communication among young people in the US, with a third of teenagers using cell phones to send more ... Read more...

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Emails carry more lies than hand-written letters


April 1st, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 1 (ANI): People are more likely to tell lies in an email than when they use a hand-written letter as a means of communication, a new study has found.The team ... Read more...

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Belarus orders Internet providers to collect personal user data


February 2nd, 2010 - 7:33 am ICT by IANS
Minsk/Moscow, Feb 2 (DPA) Belarus' authoritarian government Monday ordered even tighter online controls, ordering internet providers to collect personal data and profiles of their users, according to the independent Belarusian news agency ... Read more...

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Obama joins the Twitter club (Lead)


January 19th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has made digital history as he became the first commander-in-chief to "tweet" a message on the social networking site, though with a little ... Read more...

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Obama makes digital history with first ‘tweet’


January 19th, 2010 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has made digital history as he became the first commander-in-chief to "tweet" a message on the social networking site, though with a little ... Read more...

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Police fire tear gas at protestors in Iran


December 7th, 2009 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 7 (DPA) Police fired tear gas against protestors near Tehran University in Iran Monday, trying to quell demonstrations against President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, witnesses said. The witnesses also reported clashes between ... Read more...

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Sonia, Chidambaram to undertake aerial survey of Bellary today


October 5th, 2009 - 11:34 am ICT by ANI
Bellary (Karnataka), Oct 5 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Union Home Minister P Chidambaram will today undertake an aerial survey of flood-affected areas of Karnataka's Bellary district.Sonia Gandhi and ... Read more...

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Rain furry in four states, death toll crosses 190


October 4th, 2009 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore / Hyderabad Oct 4 (ANI): Incessant rains and the flood fury have wrecked havoc in four states of Southern and Western India.Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka have been the worst hit, ... Read more...

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US-Pak relations complicated, but indispensable: Holbrooke


September 19th, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 19(ANI): United States special envoy for Afghanistan and Pakistan, Richard Holbrooke, has said that the US-Pakistan partnership is "complicated, but indispensable," and reaffirmed the Obama administration's support to Pakistan. ... Read more...

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E-cards, SMS outdo traditional Eid cards in Pakistan


September 9th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 9 (ANI): The business of traditional Eid cards has been eclipsed by the advent of E-cards culture, owing to increasing use of mobile phone SMS and Internet, according to a ... Read more...

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Top militant commanders planning attacks from Pak prisons


September 4th, 2009 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sep.4 (ANI): Terrorists detained in different prisons across the country are planning attacks from prisons, Pakistan Interior Ministry sources said.According to a private television, top militant commanders, who are locked inside ... Read more...

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Andhra CM Y.S.R. Reddy Found or Still Missing?


September 2nd, 2009 - 9:14 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey The whereabouts of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S.R. Reddy is still not certain. The fate of the Andhra CM is lies in the hands of the massive rescue efforts ... Read more...

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US to launch media war in AFPAK


August 22nd, 2009 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.22 (ANI): The U.S. State Department is establishing a new unit for countering militant propaganda in Afghanistan and Pakistan, in an effort to win the war of ideas against Islamist ... Read more...

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Holidaying Brits prefer ‘emotional’ postcards to texts to keep in touch


July 30th, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 30 (ANI): A new survey has shown that most Brits on holiday prefer to stick to the traditional postcard to tell family and friends what they have been up to.The ... Read more...

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Internet connectivity cut in Chinese city: Official


July 7th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Urumqi (China), July 7 (Xinhua) Internet connectivity was cut in parts of Xinjiang's capital Urumqi following Sunday's riot to prevent violence from spreading, an official said Tuesday. "We cut Internet connection in some ... Read more...

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