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What a blow! Mayawati gets a boost, Akhilesh defensive (UP Newsletter)


July 27th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 27 (IANS) A hammer blow on a statue of former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Mayawati has not only boosted her sagging stocks but also brought the ruling ... Read more...

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Firmly reject those mocking democratic institutions: PM (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Sunday asked the people to "firmly reject" those who mock at democratic institutions, even as he admitted India was not ... Read more...

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New York Police investigate Molotov cocktail attacks


January 3rd, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Jan 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The New York Police are burning the midnight oil as they continue their investigation into the four Molotov cocktail attacks that happened on Sunday. One ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

India opens combat plane tender bids; cost to go up


November 4th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) India Friday opened the commercial bids of two competing aviation firms for one of its largest defence deals to equip its air force with ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

No celebrations, it’s exam time for Hansika (Tamil Movie Snippets)


November 3rd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai Nov 3 (IANS) Hansika Motwani, who gave an impressive performance in recently released "Velayudham", is not basking in the glory of the film's success. Instead, she is burning the ... Read more...

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IIT-Kanpur team burnt midnight oil to script Jugnu’s success


October 30th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 30 (IANS) The successful fabrication and launch of nano satellite Jugnu showcases how a band of enthsiastic IIT-Kanpur students burning the midnight oil pulled off the rare ... Read more...

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Three Tihar inmates eye civil services


June 16th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Although they are not sure about their release, three prisoners at the Tihar Jail here, including a murder convict, are burning the midnight oil preparing ... Read more...

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Kochi IPL owners in fresh row with Cochin Corporation


April 27th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, April 27 (IANS) Trouble for Kochi Tuskers Kerala never seems to end -- a fresh row has broken out now between the franchise and Cochin Corporation over alleged tax ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Orissa’s IT minister toils to ‘complete studies’


March 19th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 19 (IANS) Every night as the clock strikes 11, Ramesh Chandra Majhi buries himself in books. The next two hours see rapid fluttering of pages and hectic note ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Kochi fans want home boy Sreesanth in IPL team


January 7th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Jan 7 (IANS) There was excitement in the air as the newly-formed Kochi franchise geared up to select players in the Indian Premier League (IPL) auction to be held in Bangalore ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kochi IPL will make it: Kerala Cricket Association


October 10th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 10 (IANS) With the Sword of Damocles hanging over new IPL franchise Kochi, Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) secretary T.C. Mathew Sunday expressed the hope that issues related to its ownership ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

It’s The ‘Don’ Thing: Milan Luthria Burns The Midnight Oil To Get A Don-Like Back Ground Score


July 30th, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Big B keeps making unexpected guest appearances in Once Upon A Time In Mumbai. While Ajay Devgn's character ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

168 lyricists composing world’s longest song


July 27th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 27 (IANS) Hoping to set a world record for the longest ever song, 168 Australian songwriters are penning a single, proceeds from which will go to charity. The song producers will ... Read more...

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Oz songwriters compose world’s longest song


July 26th, 2010 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 26 (ANI): Australian songwriters, including Lisa Mitchell and Josh Pyke, have joined hands to set a world record for the longest ever song.The grand project attracted 168 co-writers after ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Providing direct access to Headley top priority: US (Second Lead)


April 19th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The US Monday said it has been sharing information with India on David Coleman Headley on a "real time basis" and has made it "top priority" ... Read more...

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Differences in Pakistani government over clipping president’s powers?


April 2nd, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 2 (IANS) Differences seem to have emerged in the Pakistani government over a constitutional amendment to drastically curtail the powers of the president, with a key minister staying away ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Bill to slash Pakistan president’s powers tabled in parliament


April 2nd, 2010 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 2 (IANS) A bill was introduced in the Pakistan parliament Friday to transfer the president's sweeping powers to the prime minister and effectively reduce him to a titular head ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Do Not Burn The Midnight Oil: Sleep Well And Stay Healthy (World Sleep Day is on 19 March)


March 17th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by admin
By Shobha Shukla - CNS Sleep is a basic human need, much like eating and drinking. It is crucial for our overall health and well being. Research shows that we spend up to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bhutan plans to go carbon neutral


December 18th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 18 (IANS) Bhutan plans to go carbon neutral with or without financial assistance from other countries, the tiny Himalyan nation's foreign minister Lyonpo Ugyen Tshering said here Friday. "Bhutan has decided ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Now I’m just a credit title: Amitabh Bachchan (Interview)


October 23rd, 2009 - 9:51 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) He sleeps for "four to five hours" a day, burns the midnight oil to blog and has a packed shooting schedule. But 67-year-old megastar ... Read more...

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Siliguri factories burn midnight oil to make Diwali candles


October 10th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Siliguri, Oct 10 (ANI): As the festival of lights 'Diwali' is around the corner, the candle making factories are speeding up work to meet the demand in Siliguri.The workers have to do ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Roman Polanski defense team fights for his release


October 1st, 2009 - 12:38 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Zurich, Sep 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Roman Polanski’s legal defense team is burning the midnight oil for his release from jail and to fight against a possible extradition to US as well.His ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh in a tizzy as Rahul stays in Dalit’s hut


September 24th, 2009 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 24 (IANS) After taking his party colleagues and the state administration by surprise when he landed unannounced in Lucknow and drove off to an undisclosed destination, Congress general secretary ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Tennis legends to play in Kerala capital


September 19th, 2009 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 19 (IANS) The city will later this year witness tennis legends Bjorn Borg, Jimmy Connors, John McEnroe and Guillermo Villas competing here in the ATP Champions Tour. The four former Grand ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Stop tuttutting about my tweeting, says Tharoor (Capital Buzz)


September 6th, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) It seems Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor's patience is wearing thin at the constant media attention to his twittering that has apparently drawn ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

It’s official, CBSE Class 10 exams become optional


August 31st, 2009 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) From the current academic year, the tens of thousands of students studying in Class 10 need not burn the midnight oil or get stressed over the board ... Read more...

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High prices to hit Onam festivities this time


August 30th, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 30 (IANS) It will be an expensive Onam this year. Kerala's harvest festival marked by sumptuous feasts and buying of new clothes, may not be as grand as usual - ... Read more...

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Azad ko gussa kyon aata hai?


August 23rd, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Something had to give. The pressure of keeping not only your nerve but that of the entire country's, which is in the spell of swine flu, even ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India, Pak foreign secretaries burn midnight oil to find common ground


July 15th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashSharm-el-Sheikh (Egypt), July 15 (ANI): Foreign Secretaries of India and Pakistan - Shiv Shankar Menon and Salman Basheer - burnt the midnight oil on Tuesday to try to work ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Goa bureaucrats burnt midnight oil to save minister


July 10th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 10 (IANS) Senior Goa government bureaucrats burnt the proverbial midnight oil to ensure that Health Minister Vishwajeet Rane was not arrested after he was accused of threatening to kill a ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

No Salman Khan for Katrina’s birthday?


June 29th, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) After last year's bad experience, Katrina Kaif has decided to celebrate her birthday with her family in London. The actress is looking forward to ... Read more...

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Cindy Crawford’s hubby faces lawsuit over sexual harassment


May 2nd, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 2 (ANI): Cindy Crawford's husband Rande Gerber is facing a lawsuit filed by two former women employees who allege the business mogul sexually harassed them.The women claim they lost ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Kareena Burns The Midnight Oil To Dub For Shahid Starrer : “I’ll Support Milenge Milenge No Matter Who The Hero Is”


April 21st, 2009 - 11:10 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaShooting for a snack ad in Chandigarh with one of her favourite directors Imtiaz Ali , Kareena Kapoor is one worried girl. Before she left for New York ... Read more...

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Genelia burning midnight oil to get her act right


April 4th, 2009 - 10:09 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
We saw Genelia D'Souza practicing late at night her dance steps for the upcoming Grand Finale of Femina Miss India 2009 at the Andheri Sports Complex on Friday, April 3rd. It ... Read more...

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Bands bash out songs for Australia’s bushfire victims


March 15th, 2009 - 5:48 am ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 15 (DPA) Kylie Minogue, Coldplay, Kings of Leon and Olivia Newton-John took to the stage in simultaneous charity concerts in Sydney and Melbourne for those who five weeks ago lost ... Read more...

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