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Gadkari sends legal notice to Digvijay for defamation


September 14th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) BJP president Nitin Gadkari Friday sent a legal notice to Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh for allegedly defaming him by his comments on his business ... Read more...

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Purify internet, censor comments on news websites, says MP


May 10th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) A Congress MP Thursday called for internet to be "purified" and "abusive" and "filthy" comments on celebrities and politicians, often found in the comments sections ... Read more...

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Gavaskar clears stand on BCCI


December 14th, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) A day after slamming the powerful Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) over payment of his dues, former India captain Sunil Gavaskar said ... Read more...

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Facebook’s releases list of most popular ’shared’ news items


November 30th, 2011 - 9:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Facebook has released the list of the top 40 most "shared" news in the past year. The popular social networking site published the list on Wednesday. ... Read more...

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What ails the IITs (Comment)


October 25th, 2011 - 10:06 am ICT by IANS
I recently gave a lecture to undergraduate students at my alma mater, Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur. A day before my lecture, the students had arranged for a bull session at ... Read more...

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Does maternal mortality make headlines in India?


September 19th, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Despite the urgency of the issue and shocking facts like 20 percent of maternal deaths in the world happening in India, stories on maternal health ... Read more...

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Maran denies wrongdoing in issuing telecom licences (Lead)


June 1st, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran Wednesday denied allegations of having received kickbacks for issuing a 2G licence to a private operator when he was telecom ... Read more...

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Maran denies wrongdoing in issuing telecom licences


June 1st, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Textiles Minister Dayanidhi Maran Wednesday denied allegations of receiving kickbacks for issuing a 2G licence to private a operator when he was telecom minister ... Read more...

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Women voters outnumber men in Kerala


March 2nd, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 2 (IANS) Women voters outnumber men in Kerala, the state's chief electoral officer Nalini Netto said Wednesday, a day after the announcement that assembly elections would be held ... Read more...

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Congress denies book on its history demeans Sanjay Gandhi


December 29th, 2010 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday denied reports that a new book on its 125-year history blames the excesses during the Emergency on its late leader Sanjay Gandhi, saying ... Read more...

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Exercise restraint on Telangana report, news channels told


December 29th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hyderabad, Dec 29 (IANS) The central government has asked the electronic media to exercise restraint in the coverage of the Srikrishna committee's report on the demand for a separate ... Read more...

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Media in India, Pakistan must play responsible role in cementing ties


December 7th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar Dec.7 (ANI): An eminent Pakistani journalist has said "the media can and play a responsible and vital role in cementing worthy relations between India and Pakistan."Raza Rumi, News and Features Editor ... Read more...

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Pak, US asks media for explanation on ‘Cash to Pakistan missing’ report


September 28th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 28 (ANI): Pakistani Finance Minister Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has asked the country's media to give an explanation on the reports it published on September 25 alleging that 133 million ... Read more...

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Haryana government denies any agitator crushed under train


September 15th, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 15 (IANS) The Haryana government Wednesday said no Jat agitators were crushed to death Monday under a goods train as reported by the media. He termed the reports as "false ... Read more...

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“It’s a perception that ‘Kites’ has been delayed” - Anurag Basu


May 5th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 05, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): 'Kites' is all set to release in a fortnight from now and the journey, which started 2.5 years back for Hrithik Roshan, Anurag Basu and Rakesh ... Read more...

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Now Shruti Haasan sings for Kannada film


March 14th, 2010 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 14 (IANS) Actor-singer Shruti Haasan, who sang in Hindi film "Luck", recently recorded a song for the much-awaited Kannada film "Pruthwi" that stars Puneet Raj Kumar and Parvathi Menon ... Read more...

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Israeli’s Facebook Boycott Of Metallica Wins Cheaper Tickets


March 6th, 2010 - 12:40 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the help of Facebook, a very popular social networking site, Israeli Metallica fans have won themselves a much cheaper price for tickets to the upcoming Metallica ... Read more...

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Metallica’s Israeli fans win cheap tickets to their concert after their boycott


March 6th, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Jerusalem, Mar 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Fans of the band Metallica were miffed with the band because the ticket prices of an upcoming concert were too high for them. They staged a ... Read more...

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Orissa to investigate alleged violations by Vedanta


November 29th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 29 (IANS) Orissa will look into charges that metals and mining major Vedanta had starting work on a mining project in the state in violation of a government guideline, a ... Read more...

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Press Council forms panel to study ‘paid news syndrome’


November 16th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 16 (IANS) The Press Council of India (PCI) has set up a committee to study the "paid news syndrome", or entering into monetary deals with politicians to pass off their ... Read more...

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Fiji newsrooms raided after emergency rule declared


April 11th, 2009 - 2:13 pm ICT by admin
FIJI (BNO NEWS) – Police officers raided the newsrooms of several publications in Fiji on Saturday to censor current and past news reporting, BNO News has learned. The move comes just hours ... Read more...

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Pope Benedict XVI launches YouTube channel


January 24th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 24 (ANI): The Vatican has launched a YouTube channel devoted to the Pope in a bid to target online audiences and spread the teachings of the Catholic Church.Also, the ... Read more...

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An average Brit adult absorbs 13 new facts a day!


September 18th, 2008 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 18 (ANI): An average British adult absorbs 13 facts a day, a new research shows.According to the study by telecom giant TalkTalk, some knowledge-hungry folk do better still, taking ... Read more...

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NYT publishes correction 48 years later


August 13th, 2008 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug.13 (ANI): It is not for nothing that the New York Times is known as Americas most famous paper. Why? Because it did not think twice about issuing corrections ... Read more...

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Website operators stretching the truth over page hits


July 24th, 2008 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 24 (ANI): An expert from the Internet Advertising Bureau has warned that website operators are using tricks to boost traffic numbers in the eyes of advertisers. Patty Keegan says that ... Read more...

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Tribunal head asks PCB to explain comments on Shoaib pending hearing


May 3rd, 2008 - 3:48 pm ICT by admin
Lahore, May 3 (ANI): Irked by recent statement by PCB officials about fast bowler Shoiab Akhtars fate at IPL (Indian Premier League), the head of the tribal hearing Akhtars appeal against ... Read more...

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Pak Army confirms US Drone attacks in tribal areas


April 4th, 2008 - 2:25 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Apr 4 (ANI): For the first time, Pakistan military sources have confirmed that it was the US which was launching the pilotless attacks on tribal areas bordering Afghanistan.The US officials ... Read more...

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Kochi collector has jumbo album on jumbos


April 3rd, 2008 - 10:24 pm ICT by admin
By Juhan Samuel Kochi, April 3 (ANI): A man in Kochi has raised a huge collection of news and photographs of Indian elephants culled from various dailies or other published materials. M.S.Manojs ... Read more...

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]Kylies fans will unite via mobile


December 9th, 2007 - 3:09 pm ICT by admin
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Aussie beauty Kylie Minogue has provided her fans a new way for uniting- via mobile phone.The Cant Get You Out Of My Mind hitmaker launched her website Kylie ... Read more...

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A newspaper for the blind


November 14th, 2007 - 8:11 am ICT by admin
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