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Medals don’t determine honour or dishonour: China Daily


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 2 (IANS) A Chinese daily Thursday said that winning is not everything and Olympic medals do not determine honour or dishonour after a weightlifter came in for criticism ... Read more...

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US has a very important relationship with India: White House


July 27th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 27 (IANS) Despite strident US media criticism of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh over India's slowing pace of reforms or opening up, the White House views its relationship ... Read more...

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Assange interviews Hezbollah chief on Russian channel


April 18th, 2012 - 6:42 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange kicked off his new career as an interviewer on a Kremlin-funded TV channel by hosting Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah for a ... Read more...

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Media self-regulation has not succeeded: Ansari


November 16th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari Wednesday observed that self-regulation in media has not succeeded "due to personal predilection and prevailing of personal interest ... Read more...

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Kheri rape: Doctors charged with fudging autopsy


July 12th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 12 (IANS) Three government doctors were Tuesday charged with destroying evidence through manipulating the autopsy report in the rape and strangulation of a 14-year-old girl inside a police ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka interim cricket board dissolved


July 1st, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 1 (IANS) Sri Lanka's sports ministry has dissolved the interim committee running the country's cricket board and will be announcing a new panel.Sports minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage took the ... Read more...

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Pakistan court moved to stop criticism of army (Lead)


June 24th, 2011 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 24 (IANS) A lawyer has moved Pakistan's Supreme Court to seek an order to stop the media from criticising the armed forces, intelligence agencies and security establishment.The Dawn ... Read more...

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Bangladesh team played bad cricket, says media


March 6th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 6 (IANS) The Bangladesh cricket team has come in for severe media criticism for playing "bad cricket" and losing to West Indies last Friday.The New Age newspaper put ... Read more...

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Cheryl’s secret meetings with Ashley


January 30th, 2011 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole reportedly met her ex-husband, footballer Ashley Cole, at their former marital home."The key thing that led to contact being restored was the interview. Ashley had ... Read more...

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North burns for Ashes revenge


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane, Nov.23 (ANI): Thirty-one-year-old Western Australian left-hand batsman Marcus North heads into the first Test against England at the Gabba on Thursday still under pressure to keep his spot, but is confident ... Read more...

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CWG Village will be ready in a few days: Diplomats assured


September 25th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Commonwealth diplomats were assured Saturday that accommodation for players will be ready in a couple of days, with some of the smaller countries complaining that the facilities ... Read more...

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Capello looking forward to retirement after Euro 2012


September 9th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept.9 (ANI): Fabio Capello is looking forward to his retirement as the Italian confirmed he would stand down as England coach after Euro 2012.England is joint top of Group G ... Read more...

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Ferdinand hits back at media criticism of ‘Don Fabio’


August 26th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 26(ANI): England skipper Rio Ferdinand has defended manager Fabio Capello over the media criticism that he has received for the Three Lions' dismal World Cup performance."We qualified in great style. ... Read more...

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India will hold best ever CWG: Jaipal Reddy


August 9th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Expressing confidence that India would host "the best ever" Commonwealth Games, Urban Development Minister Jaipal Reddy Monday said the allegations of misappropriation of funds for the ... Read more...

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James Murdoch attacks ’state-sponsored’ BBC


August 29th, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) News Corporation Chairman James Murdoch has hit out at the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), describing it as a "state-sponsored" media house that is out to throttle the free ... Read more...

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PCB chief Butt hits back at media criticism


August 12th, 2009 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Omar Khalid Karachi, Aug 12 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ijaz Butt Wednesday hit back at a media report suggesting he had failed to work out a strategy to persuade ... Read more...

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Rajnath sees no need to make public defeat reasons, mum on Sinha (Lead)


July 26th, 2009 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/ Lucknow, July 26 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Rajnath Singh Sunday said his party was analysing the poll debacle but asserted - without referring to senior leader Yashwant ... Read more...

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No action against Jaswant: BJP


June 12th, 2009 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday ruled out taking action against veteran leader Jaswant Singh for voicing in the media criticism of the party after the ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle’s four-letter rant may have cost her Britain’s Got Talent trophy


May 31st, 2009 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, May 31 (ANI): Susan Boyle's recent four letter rants may have cost her the Britain's Got Talent title.Predictions that Susan would go on to bag the top spot took a beating ... Read more...

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Simon Cowell urges Susan Boyle not to give up Britain’s Got Talent dream


May 30th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): Simon Cowell has urged Britain's Got Talent star Susan Boyle to beat the pressure and go on to live her dream to perform in the finals amid fears ... Read more...

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Susan Boyle to defy pressure, fight it out in Britain’s Got Talent final


May 30th, 2009 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): Susan Boyle is determined to beat the pressure and perform in the finals of Britain's Got Talent, insisting she would not let go of her dream to ... Read more...

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Distraught Susan Boyle shifted to ’safe house’


May 30th, 2009 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 30 (ANI): Susan Boyle has reportedly been shifted to a safe house as she prepares to perform in the Britain's Got Talent finals.Judge Piers Morgan revealed the Scottish church singer, ... Read more...

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Kiwi elite umpire Bowden finally breaks his silence


May 24th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 24 (ANI): Cricket umpire Bowden has become the antithesis of the archetypal man looking down the 22-yard strip, the understated, sober, unnoticed chap in the white coat.But while he ... Read more...

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Kim Kardashian’s reality show to document step-dad’s plastic surgery


May 13th, 2009 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 13 (ANI): Hollywood socialite Kim Kardashian is doing her bit to make her stepfather Bruce Jenner get rid of his physical insecurities by documenting his plastic surgery on her reality ... Read more...

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Fiji military regime bans all media criticism


April 13th, 2009 - 6:17 am ICT by IANS
Wellington, April 13 (DPA) Fiji's military regime which was reappointed last week after being declared illegal by the Court of Appeal has banned all media criticism under emergency regulations, according to reports ... Read more...

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Scarlett murder investigator’s dismissal revoked


April 1st, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 1 (IANS) The Panaji bench of the Bombay High Court Wednesday struck down the dismissal of the investigating police officer who was accused of sabotaging probe into the murder of ... Read more...

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Halle Berry to go bald for new flick


February 10th, 2009 - 5:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 10 (ANI): Hollywood actress Halle Berry is set to go bald for new movie titled Nappily Ever After.The film is a romantic comedy for which she plans to go ... Read more...

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‘Slumdog Millionaire’ makers say kids’ welfare top priority


January 29th, 2009 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 29 (IANS) The makers of Oscar-nominated hit film "Slumdog Millionaire" have said the welfare of child actors from the slums of Mumbai has always been a top priority for everyone ... Read more...

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Stephanie Rice feels pressure to stay slim


January 24th, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 24 (ANI): Golden girl Stephanie Rice has revealed that she is under a constant pressure to trim down after putting on few kilos during her post-Olympic break from the ... Read more...

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UN engineer kills himself after Nepal chopper crash


March 10th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by admin
Kathmandu, March 10 (IANS) Five days after three of his associates died in a helicopter crash in eastern Nepal, a Russian engineer working for the UN Mission in Nepal (Unmin) killed himself, ... Read more...

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Pregnant Presley angry about media criticism


March 8th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 8 (IANS) Singer Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of rock icon Elvis Presley, is not happy with the way the press has attacked her for gaining weight and has announced ... Read more...

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David Bowie praises Scarlett Johanssons mystical singing


February 26th, 2008 - 5:05 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): Rock legend David Bowie has showered actress Scarlett Johansson with praise prior to the release of her debut album, insisting that her performance is mystical.The rock legend added ... Read more...

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