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Simple test detects fake drugs in minutes


August 20th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) A simple 10-minute test that involves swiping a pill over chemically treated paper could detect fake drugs and slash the incidence of illness and deaths.A team ... Read more...

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Buoyed by ‘Eega’ success, VFX company looking to expand


July 24th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 24 (IANS) Buoyed with the huge success of Telugu film "Eega", special effects company Makuta Effects is looking to expand its operations in India as well as abroad.Makuta ... Read more...

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Narine signs with Sydney for Aussie T20 showpiece


July 22nd, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 22 (IANS/CMC) Exciting West Indies off-spinner Sunil Narine is headed to Australia's Twenty20 Big Bash League after signing with defending champions Sydney Sixers. The 24-year-old will join Australia ... Read more...

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My father will give new dimension to office of president: Pranab’s daughter


July 22nd, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha Sunday said her father would give a new dimension to the office of president of India with his experience and ... Read more...

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Indian wrestling lost a mentor, says IOA chief


July 12th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has mourned the death of wrestler-turned-actor Dara Singh, and said Indian wrestling has lost a guide and mentor.IOA acting president ... Read more...

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Real to reel: Adhuna Akhtar’s hairstyling passion extended (With Images)


July 5th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Adhuna Akhtar is ready to roll out her small screen stint - "Be Blunt With Adhuna Akhtar" - a six-part series where she will ... Read more...

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West Bengal report sought on Ghishing petition


June 19th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Tuesday admitted a petition by GNLF chief Subhas Ghishing challenging the constitutional validity of the proposed Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA) and asked ... Read more...

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GNLF supremo Ghishing to challenge GTA in court


June 13th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 13 (IANS) Gorkhaland National Liberation Front (GNLF) supremo Subhas Ghishing is all set to challenge in the Calcutta High Court the constitutional validity of the proposed Gorkhaland ... Read more...

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Pietersen says ‘entertainer’ Gayle would be great for series


May 23rd, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 23 (IANS/CMC) England star batsman Kevin Pietersen says he would love to see the return of West Indies opener Chris Gayle for the Trent Bridge Test starting here Friday.Pietersen ... Read more...

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Fusion can enrich music, says Rao


May 10th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, May 10 (IANS) Fusion experiment can give new dimension to music if used wisely, renowned Sitar composer and performer Sri Shubhendra Rao said here.He also said that musicians ... Read more...

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PGCIL to develop UP towns as ’smart-grid’ cities


April 5th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 5 (IANS) The Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) Thursday proposed developing Firozabad, a town near Agra, as a model of the ambitious 'smart grid-smart city' project ... Read more...

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Moily visits corporate affairs institute


April 5th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 4 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) here would showcase India's knowledge infrastructure, Corporate Affairs Minister M. Veerappa Moily said during a visit Wednesday.Moily ... Read more...

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Mahie’s loss is Preeti’s gain (Movie Snippets)


March 7th, 2012 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Actress Mahie Gill was approached to do Sneh Tuli's "Dekho..Yeh Hai Mumbai" but opted out due to issues with dates and the role went to ... Read more...

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Vote count begins in Punjab


March 6th, 2012 - 9:41 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 6 (IANS) Counting of votes for 117 assembly seats in Punjab started at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Election Commission officials said here.The fate of 1,078 candidates, including 93 ... Read more...

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Gender bender model Andrej Pejic takes modeling to a new dimension


February 9th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Feb 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gender bender male model Andrej Pejic is taking fashion modeling on a new dimension altogether. He is sometimes a pretty blonde and sometimes he walks ... Read more...

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Model of India’s biggest mosque unveiled


January 30th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode (Kerala), Jan 30 (IANS) The model of what is billed as India's biggest mosque -- accommodating 25,000 in its courtyard -- was unveiled here Monday.The mosque is to come ... Read more...

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India’s Agni-IV n-capable missile showcased


January 26th, 2012 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Agni-IV, India's latest nuclear-capable strategic missile, was showcased publicly for the first time Thursday at the Republic Day parade.The missile formed part of a tableau ... Read more...

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India to get first robotic training centre for doctors


January 14th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Promising a new dimension to the future of robotic surgery in the country, India will soon be getting its first training centre for the technique, ... Read more...

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UID to facilitate healthcare services: Nilekani


December 1st, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) chairman Nandan Nilekani Thursday said "Aadhar", the unique identification number, would help people obtain a birth certificate easily and ... Read more...

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Our films should carry the Bollywood stamp: Sanjay Leela Bhansali (Interview)


November 3rd, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) The new wave of realistic cinema shouldn't undermine the "Bollywood stamp of melodramas", says Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the unapologetic maker of opulent, over the top ... Read more...

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Music world mourns death of Jagjit Singh


October 10th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 10 (IANS) Well known singers like Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle Monday mourned the death of one of their own - renowned ghazal singer Jagjit Singh who passed ... Read more...

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Rajasthan’s ‘Shakespeare’ elated over Nobel chance


October 5th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Oct 5 (IANS) Author of folk tales Vijaydan Detha, also called Rajasthan's Shakespeare, is elated that his name is doing the rounds for the Nobel prize for literature this ... Read more...

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Web changing diplomacy, global governance: Experts


September 11th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The internet is transforming public diplomacy around the world and has spurred popular involvement in key global issues such as accountable governance, climate change ... Read more...

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David Schwimmer & wife Zoe renew their wedding vows


September 8th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Over the weekend, actor David Schwimmer and his wife Zoe renewed their vows in London. There were several stars at the event which was the second for ... Read more...

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At 100, Sikh marathoner yearns to read biography (With Image)


July 8th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) At the ripe old age of 100, iconic Sikh marathoner Fauja Singh has one regret. He yearns to read his biography but cannot - he ... Read more...

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Kid brings back innocence in Schwimmer’s life


June 27th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 27 (IANS) Former "Friends" star David Schwimmer, who became a proud father last month, credits his daughter for bringing back innocence in his life."Having a child has added ... Read more...

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Inaugural Under-21 Squash World Cup awarded to Chennai


June 6th, 2011 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 6 (IANS) The World Squash Federation (WSF) has added a new dimension to its world squash championship roster with the launch of the Under-21 World Cup.The inaugural U21 ... Read more...

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Apex court stays ’strange, surprising’ Babri verdict (Intro Roundup)


May 9th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Calling it "a strange and surprising order" as none of the parties had sought a partition, the Supreme Court Monday stayed last year's Allahabad High ... Read more...

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RSS ‘happy’ about verdict on Ayodhya


May 9th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) said it was "happy" about Monday's Supreme Court verdict that stayed the September 2010 Allahabad High Court judgment dividing the ... Read more...

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Supreme Court stays ’strange’ Babri Masjid verdict (Roundup)


May 9th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Calling it "a strange and surprising order", the Supreme Court Monday stayed last year's Allahabad High Court verdict dividing the Babri Masjid-Ramjanmbhoomi disputed site into ... Read more...

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Muslim groups agree with Supreme Court’s ruling on Ayodhya


May 9th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Indian Muslim groups like the All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) Monday said they agreed with the stay on the Allahabad High Court ... Read more...

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Supreme Court stays ’strange’ Ayodhya verdict (Second Lead)


May 9th, 2011 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Stating that it was a "strange and surprising" order, the Supreme Court Monday stayed the September 2010 Allahabad High Court judgment dividing the site of ... Read more...

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BJP leader welcomes Supreme Court ruling on Ayodhya


May 9th, 2011 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Ravi Shankar Prasad Monday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict staying the Allahabad High Court verdict dividing the site of ... Read more...

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Supreme Court stays Babri Masjid-Ramjanmbhoomi verdict (Lead)


May 9th, 2011 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Calling it a strange and surprising order, the Supreme Court Monday stayed the Allahabad High Court's verdict on the Babri Masjid-Ramjanmbhoomi disputed site by which ... Read more...

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‘Rooney better than Messi and Ronaldo’


April 30th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 30 (ANI): Manchester United ace Wayne Rooney is better than Lionel Messi at shooting and he is also a better header of the ball than Cristiano Ronaldo, according to ... Read more...

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