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SC declines to interfere with expressway’s toll order


September 12th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday declined to interfere with a Punjab and Haryana High Court order making the Gurgaon-Delhi expressway toll-free, allegedly resulting in a loss ... Read more...

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Woman stabs fiance to death


August 13th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 13 (NEWS) It was on an early Saturday morning when Na Cola Darcel Franklin and her fiancé Billy Rafael Brewster were planning to tie the knot when a tragedy ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Pune FC sign defender Ralte


July 30th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, July 30 (IANS) Pune Football Club reinforced their backline by signing up 22-year-old central defender Zohmingliana Ralte ahead of the 2012-13 season.The Mizoram-based player joined Pune FC for a ... Read more...

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We are in midst of fourth world war: President Pranab


July 25th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India's new President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday described the war against terrorism as the fourth world war since "it can raise its evil head anywhere ... Read more...

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Obama mourns Ghanian president’s death


July 25th, 2012 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 25 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has mourned the death of his Ghanian counterpart John Evans Atta Mills at the age of 68, praising his role in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

US police search for Michael Jackson’s missing mom (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:58 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) US police are searching for Katherine Jackson, mother of late pop icon Michael Jackson, after her grandchildren were unable to get in touch ... Read more...

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Daily rues Pakistan’s ghost schools


July 21st, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) Ghost schools "exist on paper and never operate", said a leading Pakistani daily that lamented the continuing emergency in the country's education system.An editorial in the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

US insists fishing vessel was warned before firing


July 18th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 18 (IANS) In the midst of a probe demanded by India into the deadly US attack on a motorboat in the Persian Gulf that left an Indian fisherman ... Read more...

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Martin kisses wife Paltrow mid-gig


July 5th, 2012 - 7:30 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 5 (IANS) Singer Chris Martin caught his wife, actress Gwyneth Paltrow by surprise during a Coldplay gig when he went down the stage and locked lips ... Read more...

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Pawar steps down as ICC president, Issac takes over


June 28th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, June 28 (IANS) India's Sharad Pawar stepped down as the president of the International Cricket Council (ICC) and was replaced by New Zealander Alan Issac.Isaac, the former chairman ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Gaga posts racy picture on Twitter


June 27th, 2012 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, June 27 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga likes to surprise her fans with wacky things. This time she has posted a racy picture of her in a lacy lingerie and ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Celebrities also are human beings: Big B


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, whose daughter-in-law actress Aishwarya Rai has recently found herself in the midst of media attention due to her post-pregnancy weight, says ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Court posts orders on Jagan’s bail plea to Friday


May 31st, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 31 (IANS) A special CBI court posted to Friday orders on the bail petition of Member of Parliament Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, who is in jail in a disproportionate ... Read more...

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Lucky to be away from any controversy: Akshay Kumar


May 22nd, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 22 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan and Saif Ali Khan have recently been in the midst of controversies, but Akshay Kumar says he has been lucky not to ... Read more...

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Mukherjee allays US fears, says India good for investment


April 21st, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Allaying a "misapprehension" about some retroactive changes in Indian tax laws, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has assured corporate America that India was a good ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China’s economy to grow 8.2 percent this year: World Bank


April 12th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 12 (IANS) China's economy is expected to expand at 8.2 percent in 2012 and 8.6 percent in 2013 as domestic demand will continue to boost the world's second-largest ... Read more...

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Kate Perry toughens up


March 19th, 2012 - 7:55 am ICT by IANS
London, March 19 (IANS) American singer and actress Kate Perry is showing off her fighting spirit following her split from Russell Brand by posing as a crack commando in her ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Physical bouts with criminals damage memory


March 14th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 14 (IANS) Brief bursts of physically engaging a criminal can be quite exhausting leaving a police officer's memory in a limbo, reveals a study. Researchers, led by Lorraine ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India will be one of my best memories: Musician David Guetta


March 10th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 10 (IANS) David Guetta perhaps had no idea of his fan base in India before he took to the stage here. The Grammy Award-winning French disc jockey was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

German ‘Robin Hood’ doles out money to needy


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:46 am ICT by IANS
London, March 2 (IANS) A mystery benefactor in a German city has started sending white envelopes stuffed with 8,000 pounds (about $3,600) to people with good causes, sparking speculation a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Lucky’ - not so lucky in content (Kannada Movie Review)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Film: "Lucky"; Cast: Yash, Ramya, Sharan, Sadhu Kokila, Padmavasanthi, M.N. Lakshmi Devi; Producer: Radhika Kumaraswamy; Screenplay-Director: Suri; Story: Ghouse Peer; Music: Arjun Janya; Rating: **1/2The star cast of the film ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Bollywood mum over Saif-Sharma brawl


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) A day after Saif Ali Khan's brawl with an NRI businessman, Bollywood celebrities chose to keep their opinions on the incident to themselves. Only composer ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

I could have used ‘Gandhigiri’: Saif


February 23rd, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Saif Ali Khan, who is in the midst of a controversy after a scuffle with an NRI businessman, says he could have used 'Gandhigiri' to sort ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Signs of improvement, walked few steps: Big B


February 19th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan has reported signs of improvement in his blood test reports, thus avoiding a second surgery. He also tried to walk a few ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tie-up with Congress if needed to keep out BJP: Mulayam (Lead)


February 15th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 15 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Wednesday indicated a post-poll tie-up with the Congress in Uttar Pradesh, but only if needed to prevent the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Ties with India, China no zero-sum game: US


February 4th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 4 (IANS) Asserting that ties with India and China were not a zero-sum game, the United States has said it was strengthening its relations with both as part ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama’s plan to help 3.5 mn homeowners (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) In the midst of a heating election campaign, President Barack Obama plans to help with good credit about 3.5 million Americans who are unable to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘BCCI will prepare fair wickets’


January 24th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president N. Srinivasan has said that sporting wickets and not rank turners would be prepared for ... Read more...

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‘Underworld: Awakening’ - slick rebooting of the franchise (IANS Movie Review)


January 20th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Underworld: Awakening"; Cast: Kate Beckinsale, Michael Ealy, India Eisley; Directors: Måns Mårlind, Bjorn Stein. Rating ***The "Underworld" franchise has never been about great cinema. This unselfconscious series has been about ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Afghan security forces must be sustainable: NATO


January 19th, 2012 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Jan 19 (IANS) NATO has said that Afghanistan's security forces must be "sustainable" in terms of financial demands and its size for security needs and its evaluating these factors."We ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Obama proposes to streamline US government


January 14th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 14 (IANS) President Barack Obama proposed Friday to streamline the government by eliminating duplication, waste and inefficiencies.The president laid out his proposal at the White House to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Lawyer sent to jail for seven days jail for assaulting female lawyer


January 14th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday sent a lawyer to judicial custody for seven days after the court found him guilty of misbehaving with a female ... Read more...

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Government will complete 5-year term: Gilani


December 25th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, in the midst of the memogate scam, said Sunday his government would complete its full five-year term to 2013.Addressing ... Read more...

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Tebowing officially added to the English Language


December 13th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The English language just had one word added to it “Tebowing.” According to ABC News, that means "the act of taking a knee in prayerful reflection ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Rahul meets party leaders from Uttar Pradesh


December 3rd, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday met Congress leaders from Uttar Pradesh to review the party's preparations for the assembly elections and add momentum ... Read more...

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