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Fear in Manipur after outsiders told to quite state


September 7th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 7 (IANS) Fear and panic have gripped people from outside the state who have taken up residence in Manipur, after separatist groups issued "quit notices" to all non-Manipuri ... Read more...

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Media spreading canard to hold market: Mamata


August 28th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday continued her tirade against the media, accusing it of propagating "false news" to hold on to the market."The ... Read more...

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Mamata slams media for abetting suicides, rapes


August 25th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) Launching a scathing attack on the media, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday accused it of abetting suicides and rapes and warned that police ... Read more...

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Paid news punishment should be two years jail: former CEC


August 24th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 23 (IANS) Errant publishers, journalists as well as election candidates should be sentenced for two years in prison, if the menace of paid news is to be contained, ... Read more...

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10 year old Colombian girl gives birth


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Bogota, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to the media houses it was recently reported that a 10 year old girl from Colombia gave birth. This is a very rare occurrence, as it ... Read more...

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Crime reports an anti-government campaign: Bengal minister


August 19th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) A West Bengal minister Sunday termed the reports of alleged rapes as a "rotten campaign" against the government and denied that the law and order situation ... Read more...

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Man wins lottery after getting wife’s age wrong


August 17th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ballymena, Aug 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In every day life, wonders happen and they are reported in the media houses. It was recently reported that a man won lottery after misquoting his wife’s ... Read more...

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Contempt plea against Mamata on judiciary remarks


August 16th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday admitted a contempt of court petition against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her remarks alleging corruption in the ... Read more...

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Contempt plea against Mamata on judiciary remarks (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday admitted a contempt of court petition against West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her remarks alleging corruption in the ... Read more...

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‘Steal a little, but don’t loot’ Indian minister


August 13th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Delhi, Aug 13(THAINDIAN NEWS) Corruption scandals have now gotten into the core of the Indian nation. This has caused one of the ministers in India in deep problems of explaining the scandal ... Read more...

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Gay activists to hold their couple kissing day at Chick-fil-A restaurants


August 3rd, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gay rights activists are planning to hold a national same sex couple kissing day on Friday. The event will be held at the chick-fil-a restaurant chain. ... Read more...

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Paris Hilton donates $5,000 to struggling fan


July 31st, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Paris Hilton touched the hearts of many when she donated to her sick fan namely, Mike Oliveri $5000. The fun was struggling from an illness which ... Read more...

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Andhra court asks CBI official to explain calls


July 2nd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 2 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Monday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) joint director, heading the probe into the alleged illegal assets of YSR Congress ... Read more...

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YSRC fears threat to Jagan’s life


June 21st, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) Alleging a deep-rooted conspiracy to physically harm its jailed president Y.S Jaganmohan Reddy, YSR Congress Party Thursday demanded a high-level probe by a sitting judge of ... Read more...

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Media awards on gender sensitivity


May 21st, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Population First, a Mumbai-based NGO working on women's rights, health and population issues, has invited media houses to send entries for the fourth "Laadli" media ... Read more...

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Indian newsprint could help Pakistani dailies become cheaper


May 3rd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, May 3 (IANS) This is one fine print of a high in India-Pakistan ties. A consignment of 10 tonnes of newsprint from India was Thursday sent to Pakistan via ... Read more...

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40 dead as newspaper offices bombed in Nigeria (Second Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, April 26 (IANS) At least 37 people were killed and 100 others injured Thursday when suicide bombers rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into the office of This Day daily, a ... Read more...

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Collector’s abduction: tension as Maoist deadline nears


April 25th, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 25 (IANS) Tension spread in Chhattisgarh as the deadline set by the abductors of Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon lapses at 5 p.m. Tuesday. Reports coming ... Read more...

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Attacks on scribes: Press council team visits Mumbai


April 24th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) A three-member team of the Press Council of India, which arrived here Monday on a two-day visit to assess problems faced by mediapersons and attacks on ... Read more...

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Mamata backtracks; says it was an appeal, not ultimatum


April 24th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Apr 23 (IANS) Three days after issuing a 15-day ultimatum to the central government for accepting the state's demand for a moratorium on interest re-payment, West Bengal ... Read more...

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Court restrains airing of CD ‘featuring’ Singhvi


April 19th, 2012 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday granted a permanent injunction against publishing or distributing the contents of a CD allegedly depicting Congress spokesperson and senior advocate ... Read more...

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Congress keeps away from Singhvi CD controversy


April 18th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Steering clear of the CD controversy involving Abhishek Manu Singhvi, the Congress Wednesday termed the issue as a "personal matter" and refused to confirm or ... Read more...

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Media houses restrained from publishing Singhvi CD


April 16th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) In a relief to Congress spokesperson Abhishek Manu Singhvi, the Delhi High Court has restrained media houses from publishing the contents of a CD allegedly ... Read more...

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I was victim of witch hunting: Ramjas College principal


April 4th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Saying he was a victim of witch hunting, the principal of Delhi University's Ramjas College is feeling vindicated after a court cleared his name in ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants website filtering system


March 16th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) Pakistan is looking at having a website filtering system, a move that has come in for criticism from bloggers.Information Communication Technology Research and Development Fund has ... Read more...

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Karnataka lawyers to boycott courts Monday


March 4th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 4 (IANS) The Karnataka State Bar Council Sunday directed all lawyers across the state to stay away from the courts Monday in protest against the police "excess" on ... Read more...

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Mamata vents ire on corporates, media


February 28th, 2012 - 12:40 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) Lashing out at a section of media and corporate houses for trying to force her to take up anti-people policies, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

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Don’t compare Indian awards with Oscars: Abhishek


February 27th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Abhishek Bachchan feels it is futile for Indian media to compare Indian film award functions to a ceremony like Oscars because here most ... Read more...

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Press Council warns Maharashtra government


February 22nd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 22 (IANS) The Press Council of India Wednesday issued a show-cause notice to Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan asking why his government should not be sacked for ... Read more...

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Woman pulls 4.5 tonne Jeeps with hair


February 20th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beijing, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 43-year-old Chinese woman achieved a rare feat when she successfully pulled two Jeeps with just her hair. Xu Huijun weighs just 8 stones but she managed ... Read more...

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Judge falls asleep during Swedish trial


February 8th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Gothenburg, Sweden, Feb 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Swedish court has ordered a retrial after an appeals court judge fell asleep during a trial. The unnamed judge insist that he did not fall ... Read more...

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Scribes protest frequent attacks in Maharashtra


February 3rd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 3 (IANS) Around 200 journalists Friday held a demonstration at Azad Maidan of the city to protest the frequent attacks on scribes and media houses in Maharashtra, ... Read more...

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Various rumors regarding Peyton Manning abound


January 30th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Several media houses are reporting that Peyton Manning is being seriously considered by the San Francisco 49ers. The team launched a major comeback during the later ... Read more...

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Press Club condemns Times of India attack


January 28th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 28 (IANS) Condemning the attack on The Times of India building here Saturday, the Press Club, Mumbai, said that the assault was against the entire media fraternity."The attack ... Read more...

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Kidnapped athlete kills his abductor


January 27th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Dagestan, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A weightlifting instructor in Dagestan proved to be a bad target for two kidnappers. Police in the country say the kidnappers abducted the 34-year-old and demanded 2 ... Read more...

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