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Mohammed Film Protests Sweep Muslim World


September 15th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Yemen, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) a group of raged people stormed into the American embassy and there heightened anger is as a result of an American film that depicted mockery to prophet ... Read more...

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Rich French feud over 75% Tax


September 12th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN News) A disagreement broke out between Bernard Arnault the executive officer of fashion giant and Edouard de Rothschild. The reason for the feud is because the former wants ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray comes out in support of cartoonist Trivedi


September 11th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) Supporting jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday demanded that he be set free and the sedition charges against him be ... Read more...

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Text of PM’s message at the end of parliament’s monsoon session


September 7th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Following is the text of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's message Friday after parliament's monsoon session ended:My fellow citizensWe have just ended a wasted session of Parliament when both Houses were ... Read more...

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SP, BSP MPs scuffle over promotion quota bill (Second Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was marred for the 11th day Wednesday over the 'coalgate' saga, but it was an ugly clash between a BSP and ... Read more...

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BJP paints itself into corner on coalgate (Comment)


August 25th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) stalling of parliament by its aggressive insistence on the prime minister's resignation in the so-called coal scam may be rooted in the belief that it ... Read more...

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Move to stop attacks on fishermen: Jayalalithaa, Karunanidhi


August 20th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and DMK president M. Karunanidhi have asked the central government to take steps to stop the attacks on Indian ... 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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BSP protests renaming of Lucknow’s Kanshi Ram park


August 7th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 7 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) took to the streets here Tuesday to protest against renaming a park commemorating its idealogue and founder Kanshi Ram after ... Read more...

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Spoof not aimed at Bhansali’s ‘Devdas’: Tusshar Kapoor


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali is said to be upset with a spoof on his movie "Devdas" in the film "Kyaa Super Kool Hain Hum". However, actor ... Read more...

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PETA to snake charmers: Use fake snakes on Nag Panchami


July 20th, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) As Hindus gear up to celebrate the Nag Panchami festival Monday, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Friday urged snake charmers to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Chidambaram need not resign, says Karunanidhi


June 9th, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Chennai June 8 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi Friday came to the defence of P. Chidambaram and said the union home minister need not resign as he was ... Read more...

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Town Staines changes its name to “Staines-upon-Thames”


May 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an effort to disassociate the town from negative associations, ‘Staines’ will officially change its name to ‘Staines-upon-Thames’. The association of the town with Sacha Baron Cohen’s ... Read more...

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‘More private participation needed in power distribution’


April 24th, 2012 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) Pitching for more private sector participation in power distribution, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has said it would help improve efficiency and bring down aggregate ... Read more...

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No green clearance to Jindal mining project in Chhattisgarh


April 20th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) Friday cancelled environment clearance to the coal mining project of MP Naveen Jindal's steel and power plant in Chhattisgarh on ... Read more...

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Dolce & Gabbana to sue jewellery retailer


March 31st, 2012 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
London, March 31 (IANS) Italian luxury brand Dolce & Gabbana is suing a costume jewellery retailer for naming her store Dolce and Banana.The luxury Italian label have decided to take ... Read more...

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Trees cut for Holi, green activists despair


March 7th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 7 (IANS) Hundreds of trees have been pruned or cut down across Bihar in the last four-five days for Holi bonfires, green activists said Wednesday.The Holika bonfire, symbolising ... Read more...

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Apex court raps government for flip-flop on homosexuality (Lead)


February 28th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday rapped the central government for its flip-flop on the homosexuality issue with the union home and health ministries taking divergent positions ... Read more...

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Woman double-crosses court for son’s custody, gets rap


February 25th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court issued a contempt of court notice to a woman for foxing a magistrate into awarding her son's custody to her, hiding ... Read more...

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Sack Khurshid, BJP again says


February 13th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday demanded the sacking of Law Minister Salman Khurshid for sticking to his stand that minorities should be given ... Read more...

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Egypt beat India in squash World Cup final


February 5th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 5 (IANS) Top seeds and favourites Egypt had to work overtime to beat a spirited India 2-1 in the final to annex the WSF Under-21 World Cup team ... Read more...

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British prisoners threatening people on Facebook


January 30th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Around 350 "dangerous prisoners" currently in British jails have been caught taunting people on Facebook to which they logged in through smartphones smuggled inside prisons.The ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Court slaps Rs.20,000 fine on NRI


January 29th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Abusing the process of law by questioning investigating agencies and maligning the judiciary has cost a non-resident Indian (NRI) Rs.20,000.The Delhi High Court order came ... Read more...

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BJP played politics on Lokpal: Bansal


December 30th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of playing politics, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Friday said the party's amendments to the Lokpal bill ... Read more...

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EU court allows asylum seekers to stay


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 22 (IANS) A European court has banned Britain from deporting asylum seekers from the country, saying it could infringe their human rights.The European Court of Justice has banned ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Blockade lifted, but Manipur still tense


December 2nd, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Dec 2 (IANS) The economic blockage has been lifted in Manipur, but it has not done much to douse the seething anger of people still reeling under the crippling ... Read more...

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Russia makes list of ‘undesirable’ US officials


October 23rd, 2011 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia has completed a list of "undesirable" American individuals who will be refused entry into the country in response to a similar list by the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Green rules diluted to approve projects: NGO


September 22nd, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) An unprecedented number of infrastructure projects were cleared by the environment and forests ministry in the last five years and regulations were diluted for giving ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Modi’s fast irks celebrities


September 17th, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's three-day 'sadbhavana' (goodwill) fast which began Saturday has irked Bollywood celebrities who mocked at the way real issues are ... Read more...

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Carrying knife in Britain rarely invites jail


September 2nd, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) Less than one in five thugs, who are caught carrying knives, faces jail term in Britain, official figures have revealed.With just 19.7 percent being locked up, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Bad Teacher’ is bad indeed (IANS Movie Review)


August 20th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Bad Teacher"; Cast: Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, Justin Timberlake; Director: Jake Kasdan; Rating: *1/2It's one of the most frivolous plots imaginable -- a bad, foul mouthed school teacher working ... Read more...

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America’s Got Talent: Wild Card Results


August 19th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This week was 'Wild Card Week' on 'America's Got Talent', with twelve acts, which had been previously eliminated, given the chance to make their way back into the ... Read more...

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Save snakes from atrocities on Nag Panchami: PETA


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) As Hindus gear up to celebrate the Nag Panchami festival Thursday, People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Tuesday urged them to discourage atrocities ... Read more...

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Pakistan cricket divided on MCC’s lie detector test


July 22nd, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, July 22 (IANS) Pakistan cricketers and officials have reservations about using lie-detector tests to curb corruption in the game. Banned former captain Salman Butt even called the idea a ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Harbhajan slaps legal notice on UB Group for Dhoni ad


July 18th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has sent a legal notice to Vijay Mallya-owned UB Group over an advertisement of McDowell's No. 1 Platinum featuring his ... Read more...

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