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US Muslim body seeks probe on attack on Sikh


December 6th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 6 (IANS) The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) has sought an FBI investigation of a possible bias motive for the stabbing of a Sikh man at Fresno Yosemite ... Read more...

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Nepal plane crash ends Kolkata doctor’s book dream


September 26th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 26 (IANS) The plane crash in Nepal that killed all 19 people on board Sunday triggered waves of grief from Trichy in south India to Kolkata in the ... Read more...

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Jail van rams into bus stop, one dead


July 30th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) A bus ferrying undertrials from Tihar Jail to Rohini district courts ploughed into a bus stop here Saturday, killing one and injuring five, police said.The ... Read more...

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Clinton tops Obama and others in administration: Gallup


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 3 (ANI): US Secretary of State Hilary Clinton has received the highest approval ratings and beats other top members of the administration, including President Barack Obama, says a Gallup ... Read more...

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India to phase out Cirus nuke research reactor soon


December 1st, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Saurav Jha Kaiga (Karnataka), Dec 1 (IANS) India will soon phase out the Cirus research reactor, the 40-MW power unit supplied by Canada in the mid-50s with heavy water from the US ... Read more...

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British graduates to remain in debt till mid-50s


November 11th, 2010 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) The British government's economic reform plans which include hike in university tuition fees and higher taxes will leave many graduates in debt until their mid-50s, a study has ... Read more...

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Rabri Devi’s assets - 62 cows and 42 calves


October 10th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 10 (IANS) Not too many Indian politicians boast of such assets. Former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi is the proud owner of 62 cows and 42 calves worth Rs.17.8 lakh ... Read more...

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Rabri Devi files papers for Raghopur, Sonepur seats (Lead)


October 9th, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 9 (IANS) Former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi Saturday filed nomination papers for the Raghopur and the Sonepur assembly seats ahead of the October-November elections in the state.Wearing a ... Read more...

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Rabri Devi files nomination papers for Bihar’s Raghopur seat


October 9th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 9 (IANS) Former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi Saturday filed nomination papers for the Raghopur assembly seat ahead of the October-November elections in the state.Clad in a deep blue-coloured ... Read more...

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Lalu dares Nitish, Modi to contest against Rabri


October 5th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 5 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Tuesday dared Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi to contest the state assembly elections ... Read more...

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Rabri Devi to contest Bihar polls from two constituenies (Lead)


October 4th, 2010 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 4 (IANS) Former Bihar chief minister Rabri Devi will contest the state assembly elections from two constituencies this month, her husband and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) head Lalu Prasad announced ... Read more...

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17 years on, one convicted in Muslim cleric’s murder


September 29th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 29 (IANS) Seventeen years after a Muslim cleric was murdered, a court here Wednesday found the main accused guilty but let off eight others for lack of evidence that ... Read more...

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Texting generation not comfortable with boomers’ flare for talking on phone


August 8th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 8 (ANI): With the advent of e-mailing, followed by an explosion in texting, has brought a serious decline in minutes people spend talking on the phone, thereby creating new ... Read more...

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Rabri Devi out of chief ministerial race this election


July 20th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 20 (IANS) She has been chief minister for eight years, but Rabri Devi may be out of the reckoning this time with the view that only her husband and ... Read more...

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Terry’s dad gets suspended six-month prison term


June 2nd, 2010 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jun 2 (ANI): Former England skipper John Terry's dad has been given a suspended six-month prison term for selling cocaine to an undercover reporter.Edward Terry admitted supplying 3.5 grams of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Geetha Priya is Chief Guest at Event


April 7th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 7, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Senior Kannada film director and lyricist Geetha Priya was the special guest at Belli Hejje, a chat organized by the Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy on Saturday at 4.30 ... Read more...

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South Korea reports first swine flu death


August 15th, 2009 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 15 (DPA) South Korean health authorities Saturday reported the country's first death from swine flu. The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said the victim was a man in ... Read more...

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Guitar inventor Les Paul passes away


August 14th, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 14 (IBNS) Legendary guitarist Les Paul, who invented the solid-body electric guitar later wielded by a legion of rock 'n' roll greats, passed away in New York Thursday after he developed ... Read more...

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Canadian man arrested with cannabis in Punjab


August 13th, 2009 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lalru (Punjab), Aug 13 (IANS) Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) sleuths Thursday arrested a Canadian national in Punjab and seized more than 2 kg charas (cannabis) from his possession. According to officials, the Canadian, ... Read more...

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A month after: BJP in generational battle (News Analysis)


June 14th, 2009 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Darshan Desai New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) A month after its stunning election defeat, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which once took pride in its disciplined cadre, has its top leaders ... Read more...

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Romantic professor to contest Lok Sabha polls to promote love


March 17th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 17 (IANS) The heart will be his symbol and love his poll plank. If elected, independent candidate for the Lok Sabha Matuknath Choudhary will build a large park here for ... Read more...

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Remember K.J. Alphonse? Bureaucrat-turned-legislator now turns actor


December 19th, 2008 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 19 (IANS) He has been a controversial bureaucrat as well as a legislator in real life. But now K.J. Alphonse Kannanthanam is all set to be Kerala chief minister - ... Read more...

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Queensland resort to boost tourism with month of orgies!


November 12th, 2008 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 12 (ANI): A north Queensland nudist resort is planning to bring back swingers and sex parties in a bid to boost flagging tourist numbers.The White Cockatoo Resort in Mossman, ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Obamas victory seen as beginning of new world


November 7th, 2008 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , Nov 7 (ANI): People around the world rejoiced Barack Obamas victory on Tuesday, even as workers at a pan-Arab news channel went around the newsroom congratulating each other as ... Read more...

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Will Youngs parents like to parade in the buff!


September 28th, 2008 - 4:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 28 (ANI): Popstar Will Young has revealed that his parents are a bit eccentric, as they like to parade naked in their garden.The Light My Fire hitmaker stated that ... Read more...

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Chandigarh businessman kills daughter, self


March 29th, 2008 - 5:14 pm ICT by admin
Chandigarh, March 29 (IANS) A businessman shot dead his paralysed daughter before turning his licensed revolver on himself here Saturday. While he died on the spot, his 21-year-old daughter Poonam, who was ... Read more...

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