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Another horror film for Bipasha?


September 20th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Bipasha Basu has tasted success with "Raaz 3", and is already working on horror film named "Aatma". She might soon sign another horror-thriller, being scripted by ... Read more...

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Gautham praises Jiiva, Nani and Samantha


September 19th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) Tamil filmmaker Gautham Vasudev Menon is all praise for actors Jiiva, Nani and Samantha Ruth Prabhu, and says working with them has been a memorable experience.Having ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

‘Neethaane…’ music hit, sold 1 lakh copies


September 10th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) The soundtrack of upcoming Tamil movie "Neethaane En Ponvasantham"(NEP) is selling like hot cakes with 100,000 copies sold since its release Sep 1."Physical (hard copies) has ... Read more...

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‘Neethaane En Ponvasantham’ trailer notches half million YouTube hits


September 4th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 3 (IANS) Within two days of its release, the trailer of Tamil film "Neethaane En Ponvasantham" Monday evening crossed half million hits on YouTube, breaking the record previously ... Read more...

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Panchayat secretary killed in Maoist firing


August 30th, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 30 (IANS) A panchayat secretary was killed and four others, including a Congress worker, were injured in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh when Maoist ultras fired on the jeep ... Read more...

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India eases $1 bn credit line to Bangladesh


August 29th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 29 (IANS) India will convert $200 million of a $1 billion line of credit to Bangladesh to a grant, it was announced here Wednesday.The announcement came after ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India, US discuss Syria, Iran, UN reforms


August 22nd, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Against the backdrop of the escalating crisis in Syria, India and the US Wednesday discussed the impasse in the violence-torn West Asian country and ... Read more...

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Nukes needed to deter blackmail by other powers: India (Lead)


August 21st, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) In a delicate balancing act, India Tuesday renewed its pitch for universal, time-bound nuclear disarmament, but underlined that it will not be part of ... Read more...

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Majji scores hat-trick for Salcette FC


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Striker Majji A Majji scored four goals including a hat-trick to power Salcette FC to an emphatic 6-0 win against Crusaders SC in a Third Division ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Aditya on target for Barcode


July 21st, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Barcode FC pulled off a hard-fought 1-0 win against Kingston FC in a Third Division match of the Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) League, played at ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Uddhav Thackeray had chest pain since four days


July 17th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray had been suffering from chest pain since Friday before he was rushed to Bandra's Lilavati Hospital Monday, party mouthpiece ... Read more...

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BOC India to invest Rs 5.4 bn for plants in Odisha


July 17th, 2012 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) Industrial gas manufacturer BOC India (BOCI), a member of the Germany-based The Linde Group, Monday announced that it would invest Rs 5.4 billion to build two ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Team Sangma gives poll panel proof against Mukherjee


July 9th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Presidential candidate P.A. Sangma's team Monday gave documents to the Election Commission to prove alleged lapses by rival candidate Pranab Mukherjee while filing ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pranab survives Sangma googly; BJP waves ‘fabricated’ letter (Intro Roundup) (With Image)


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday managed to survive his opponent Purno A. Sangma's bid to get him out of the race on the ... Read more...

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Pranab survives Sangma googly; BJP waves ‘fabricated’ letter (Roundup) (With images)


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday managed to survive his opponent Purno A. Sangma's bid to get him out of the race on the ... Read more...

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NSA to go to Colombo, voice India’s concerns


June 25th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India is set to voice its concerns over the slow pace of devolution process and seek an update on the rehabilitation of Tamils displaced ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Cut through red tape to enhance US-India defence cooperation: Panetta


June 6th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The US-India defence partnership "is coming of age" but both countries need to cut through the red tape to realise its full potential, particularly ... Read more...

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India-US discuss regional security, defence purchases


June 6th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The regional situation and India's purchases of military hardware were discussed Wednesday by Defence Minister A.K. Antony and his visiting US counterpart Leon Panetta, ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh peace process with Maoists hangs in balance


June 6th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 6 (IANS) With only a few minor level Maoists released from jail by the Chhattisgarh government so far, the fate of the peace process initiated during negotiations for ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Chopper firm’s director moves court over curbs


May 24th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) A director and a shareholder of Global Vectra Helicorp, the aviation arm of the Ravi Rishi-led Vectra Group, Thursday moved the Delhi High Court against ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to resume hunt for Maoists


May 24th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 24 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has decided to resume Operation Green Hunt against Maoists, suspended after the rebels abducted Collector Alex Paul Menon in April, Home Minister Nankiram ... Read more...

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Contempt notice issued to Air India pilots (Second Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued a contempt notice to 67 striking Air India pilots and the Indian Pilots Guild (IPG) for not complying with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

BOC India’s three plants in advanced stages of commissioning


May 17th, 2012 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 17 (IANS) Industrial gas manufacturer BOC India, a member of the Germany-based the Linde Group, Thursday said its three plants at Jamshedpur, Taloja and Rourkela are in the ... Read more...

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Indophile, writer, collector Lance Dane passes away (With Images)


May 16th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Aesthete, collector, writer and numismatics scholar Lance Dane, a close collaborator of Mulk Raj Anand, passed away at the Hinduja Hospital in Mumbai Wednesday. He ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

‘Link cyber terrorism to India’s overall counter-terror capabilities’


May 16th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Efforts at countering cyber-terrorism should be linked to India's overall capabilities to fight terror, a report released Wednesday by a defence ministry-funded think tank said, ... Read more...

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8,000 cyber attacks warded off during CWG: NSA


May 16th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) A staggering 8,000 cyber attacks were warded off during the 2010 Commonwealth Games, National Security Advisor Shivshankar Menon said Wednesday, pointing to India's capabilities."There were ... Read more...

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Mudslinging over Madurai ‘mutt’ appointment


May 14th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Madurai, May 14 (IANS) The war of words between controversial Karnataka-based spiritual leader Nithyananda and those opposing his anointment as the 293rd pontiff of the over 1500-year-old Madurai Aadheenam Mutt ... Read more...

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Abducted Odisha cop shot dead by Maoists (Third Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 8 (IANS) The bullet-riddled body of a police officer was found in Odisha's Nuapada district shortly after he had been kidnapped by Maoist guerrillas Tuesday, officials said.Assistant Sub-Inspector ... Read more...

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Abducted Odisha cop shot dead by Maoists (Second Lead)


May 8th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 8 (IANS) The bullet-riddled body of a police officer was found in Odisha's Nuapada district shortly after he had been kidnapped by Maoist guerrillas Tuesday, official sources said.Assistant ... Read more...

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Raman Singh denies any secret deal with Maoists (Lead)


May 4th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Friday denied any secret agreement with Maoists in exchange for Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon and said that a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘I am fine, don’t worry,’ Menon tells wife


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chintalnar (Chhattisgarh), May 3 (IANS) Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon, who was released by Maoists Thursday after 12 days of captivity, had to wait one more day to be ... Read more...

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Menon’s family expresses happiness at his release


May 3rd, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/Mysore, May 3 (IANS) Relief and happiness brimmed over among family members of Chhattisgarh's Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon Thursday after his release by Maoists.Menon's father A. Varadhas told ... Read more...

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Raman Singh speaks to freed collector on phone


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) A relieved Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh Thursday said he had spoken on phone to Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon who was released by Maoists ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Maoists free Menon, says ready to serve in Sukma again (Second Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sukma (Chhattisgarh), May 3 (IANS) After hours of tension Thursday, Maoists finally released Chhattisgarh's Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon Thursday evening after 12 days of captivity. Menon said he ... Read more...

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Menon freed, says willing to serve in Sukma again (Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Sukma (Chhattisgarh), May 3 (IANS) Maoist militants Thursday released Chhattisgarh's Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon after keeping him hostage for 12 days. Menon said he was willing to serve ... Read more...

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