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Private firm directors in CBI net over coal blocks


September 18th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sent summons to Manoj Jayaswal Tuesday in connection with coal block allocations and questioned his brother Arvind Jayaswal for ... Read more...

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Police complaint filed against ‘Kya Super Kool…’


August 8th, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) A complaint was Wednesday registered against producer, director and actors of Hindi film "Kya Super Kool Hain Hum" for hurting religious sentiments, police said.Complainant Joseph ... Read more...

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Himachal court allows Ford to construct ski resort


June 29th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 29 (IANS) In a major relief to Alfred Ford of the Ford Motor Company, the Himachal Pradesh High Court has given clearance to his upcoming multi-billion dollar ... Read more...

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‘Mules are not stubborn’


May 15th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) Many of us may have been using the age-old saying "stubborn as a mule", but a British expert has said such an impression about donkeys is unfounded, ... Read more...

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Pope denounces gay marriage


March 10th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 10 (IANS) Pope Benedict XVI has denounced gay weddings, terming them as "powerful political and cultural currents seeking to alter the legal definition of marriage".The pope urged US ... Read more...

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Man teaches neighbours ‘parking sense’ with fake summons


March 9th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 9 (IANS) A man in Britain, irritated with his neighbours' habit of parking their cars on the pavement meant for the general public to walk, acted as a ... Read more...

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Etisalat advises subscribers to ‘port out’


March 9th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 9 (IANS) Following the Supreme Court's order cancelling 122 telecom licenses, Abu Dhabi-based telecommunications company Etisalat Friday advised its customers to shift to other telecom operators via mobile ... Read more...

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Telenor moves company law board to protect India investment


February 27th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Oslo-based Telenor Group has moved the company law board to secure its investments in India following the Supreme Court order to cancel all the 22 ... Read more...

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Etisalat sues Indian joint venture partners for fraud


February 23rd, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Abu Dhabi-based telecommunications company Etisalat Thursday launched legal proceedings against its Indian joint venture partners for fraud and misrepresentation.Following the Supreme Court's order last month ... Read more...

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Telenor to form new company for India operations


February 21st, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Norway-based Telenor Group Tuesday said it intends to form a new company through which it would carry on its mobile business in India and participate ... Read more...

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Congress criticises National Conference leader’s remark


November 4th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 3 (IANS) The Congress unit of Jammu district, chaired by its president Om Chopra, rubbished as "baseless and politically motivated" National Conference leader Sheikh Mustafa Kamal's anti-Congress diatribe.Mustafa ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha makes history; votes for Justice Sen’s impeachment (Third Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Creating history by voting for the impeachment of a sitting judge, the Rajya Sabha Thursday approved a motion requesting President Pratibha Patil to ... Read more...

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Justice Soumitra Sen’s impeachment: What next?


August 19th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Thursday passed a motion asking President Pratibha Patil to remove Justice Soumitra Sen of the Calcutta High Court. Here are ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha creates history; votes for Justice Sen’s impeachment (Second Lead)


August 18th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Creating history by voting for the impeachment of a sitting judge, the Rajya Sabha Thursday approved a motion requesting President Pratibha Patil to ... Read more...

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Rajya Sabha resumes impeachment debate


August 18th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Thursday resumed the discussion on the motion to impeach Calcutta High Court judge Soumitra Sen for misconduct, the first such case ... Read more...

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Filmgoers tired of older women being portrayed as ’sexless grandmothers’


March 28th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): A survey has found that more than half of filmgoers are tired of seeing older women portrayed as "sexless grandmothers".A survey of more than 2,000 filmgoers by the ... Read more...

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Statistics can help avoid buying fake goods online


March 20th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 20 (IANS) Consumers need to know the pitfalls of buying artwork or luxury goods online, say statisticians. Currently, online auction site operators are not required to guarantee the ... Read more...

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Statistical methods ‘can help us avoid counterfeit goods on Internet’


March 14th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): Statisticians say that consumers should know the true perils of purchasing artwork or luxury goods on the Internet.Currently the operators of Internet auction sites are not required ... Read more...

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New rum ad ‘mocks Scotsmen in kilts’


February 7th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): In a bid to lure local drinkers back to native rum, an international drinks company has stirred controversy between Scotland and Trinidad and Tobago by mocking Scotsmen in ... Read more...

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‘Media should be trained, sensitised in HIV reporting’


December 2nd, 2010 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) A story in the media can act as a powerful communicator of an important message, while a misrepresentation can cause irreversible damage. For reporting on the sensitive ... Read more...

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US embassy, ISPR deny presence of US forces in Quetta


November 28th, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 28 (ANI): The United States embassy has denied reports that Pakistan has allowed the US military and its coalition partners in Afghanistan to maintain a presence in Quetta, Balochistan."This reporting ... Read more...

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Coach defends Samuels’ decision to withdraw from Delhi CWG


October 3rd, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 3 (ANI): Defending Dani Samuels decision to withdraw from the Delhi Commonwealth Games, the coach of Australia's world discus champion, has described as 'misrepresentation and propaganda' in stories that have ... Read more...

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Michaele Salahi lied about being an NFL cheerleader?


September 24th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 24 (ANI): Michaele Salahi, the Real Housewives of D.C. star, allegedly lied about her past as a Washington Redskins cheerleader.In Thursday's episode of the Bravo reality show, Salahi joins the ... Read more...

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Paparazzi treat me like an animal, says Jordon


September 9th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 9 (ANI): In an astonishing rant, glamour babe Katie price said that the world treats her like an animal.Jordan said she is portrayed as a bad mum and a surgery ... Read more...

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Court restores cooking gas agency licence of widow


August 11th, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 11 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Wednesday set aside the Indian Oil Corporation's (IOC) decision to cancel the licence of a cooking gas agency co-owned by an army personnel's widow ... Read more...

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Judge refuses to dismiss charges against Anna Nicole Smith’s doctor


July 7th, 2010 - 9:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A request to drop charges against one of the doctors accused of providing Anna Nicole Smith with illegal drugs, that led to her death have ... Read more...

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Joran Van Der Sloot Sues First Lawyer And Col. Miguel Canlla


July 6th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After the motion of Joran Van der Sloot who sought to dismiss his previous confession to the killing of Stephany Flores during the jailhouse interrogation was ... Read more...

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Australia announces changed Skilled Migration program


July 1st, 2010 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): The Australian Government has announced some changes to its Skills Migration program, which it hopes will improve student inflows.The Australian High Commission in New Delhi has, however, ... Read more...

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US embassy in Islamabad losing battle to counter hate America Pak media campaign


June 27th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 27 (ANI): The US Embassy in Islamabad is having a tough time countering the continuous anti-American campaign being carried out by the Pakistani media.Embassy officials have been engaged in ... Read more...

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Outrage over Malaysia ban on political cartoons for criticizing Govt.’s policies


June 25th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, June 25(ANI): The Malaysian government has banned three publications containing political cartoons for criticizing its 'policies' of running the country.The books, titled 'Perak', 'Land of Cartoons in Malay' and ... Read more...

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Kerala government allowed to take over golf club (Second Lead)


June 17th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday cleared the decks for the takeover by the Kerala government of the Trivandrum Golf Club and the state's only golf course. The court constituted ... Read more...

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‘Satisfied’ US now says Clinton’s Pak diatribe ‘misconstrued’ by media


May 11th, 2010 - 4:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 11 (ANI): After an initial outburst against Pakistan following the botched Times Square bombing plot, the United States is apparently trying to water down its tough stand, with officials ... Read more...

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Parties avoiding elections to be de-registered


April 11th, 2010 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 11 (IANS) Political parties which do not contest elections will be de-registered, Chief Election Commissioner Navin Chawla said here Sunday. Chawla told a conference here that there were about 700 political ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts movie ‘Eat, Pray, Love’ draws the ire of Hindus


March 22nd, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Julia Roberts new movie – Eat, Pray, Love has managed to draw the ire of the Hindus, as they aren’t happy with the way the Hindus ... Read more...

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Court notice to Himachal government over power project


March 17th, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court has issued notice to the Himachal Pradesh government for cancelling a multimillion dollar hydropower project in Kinnaur district awarded to Dutch firm Brakel Corp and ... Read more...

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