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No clear Pakistani policy on terror: Daily

September 5th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 5 (IANS) There is "no clear state policy in sight" on terrorism, said a leading Pakistani daily that called upon the media to form a narrative that ... Read more...

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L’Affaire Assange: Lessons from Latin America (Comment)

September 3rd, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
On August 19, news networks all over the world showed Julian Assange step on to a small balcony of the apartment occupied by the Embassy of Ecuador in London to ... Read more...

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Arab Spring in Syria? Picnickers tell a different story

April 21st, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, April 21 (IANS) It's a sunny weekend afternoon in Damascus, with a freak chill in the air. Thousands of ordinary families have gathered in parks and under the shade ... Read more...

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Steven Tyler sings the National Anthem at the AFC championship (Video)

January 23rd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Jan 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) American Idol judge Steven Tyler was made to taste the dose he gave contestants week-in and week-out when he performed the US anthem during the match between ... Read more...

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Donald Trump decides against running for president in 2012

May 17th, 2011 - 2:32 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Real estate mogul and television personality Donald Trump on Monday announced he has decided not to pursue the office of the presidency in 2012.Trump, who is the ... Read more...

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Poll: More than 6 in 10 would not vote for Trump, Palin

April 27th, 2011 - 1:48 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- More than 6 in 10 registered voters in the United States say they will definitely not vote for Donald Trump or Sarah Palin if they decide to ... Read more...

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Mystery of Grand Piano on Biscayne Bay Beach Sandbar Solved

January 28th, 2011 - 2:21 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A grand piano was recently discovered to be located on a sandbar which was only about t2wo hundred yards from several condominiums located on Biscayne Bay in Miami ... Read more...

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UAE’s Masdar named city of the future

January 10th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 9 (IANS/WAM) Masdar, a planned city currently being built outside Abu Dhabi, has been termed the "city of the future" by one of Germany's largest television news networks. Designed ... Read more...

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Middle East Al Jazeera viewers identify themselves more as Muslims than of country: Study

November 20th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Nov 20 (ANI): The Middle East residents who are the main target audience of Arab television news networks like Al Jazeera are more likely to primarily identify themselves as Muslims rather ... Read more...

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ETA Announces Ceasefire Again

September 5th, 2010 - 9:38 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Basque militant group called ETA announced in a video statement on Sunday that it has stopped carrying out armed attacks. The ceasefire comes as an ... Read more...

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US woman is world’s luckiest lottery player with 4th time multimillion win

July 5th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, July 05 (ANI): An American woman got lucky for the fourth time after she won another multimillion-dollar lottery.Joan Ginther won 10 million dollars from a 50-dollar lottery scratch ticket for the ... Read more...

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Sarah Ferguson was drinking during tabloid sting

June 1st, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 1 (ANI): Disgraced Sarah Ferguson claims to have been under the influence of alcohol when she was caught red handed demanding cash for access to her former husband Prince ... Read more...

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Will Get Married For Health Insurance: Says California Lady

February 7th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It looks like men no longer need to buy an engagement ring for their beloved, since women are more than happy to get married for health ... Read more...

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With its blood, terror, valour, 26/11 spawned books, movies (One Year after 26/11)

November 23rd, 2009 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Blood and gore, fear, good versus evil, acts of valour, moving tales of survivors, grief, a dash of high society...26/11, perhaps more than any other ... Read more...

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Whoopi Goldberg undergoes earlobe surgery

October 20th, 2009 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, October 20 (ANI): Actress Whoopi Goldberg underwent an earlobe surgery recently to cure a mystery ailment.She apparently revealed it while referring to the Colorado balloon boy incident, reports Contactmusic.News networks ... Read more...

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King of Pop may have been King of Junkies

July 9th, 2009 - 3:34 am ICT by John Le Fevre
Dead King of Pop Michael Jackson may end up having died as the king of junkies.American news networks CNN and ABC News today are both claiming the entertainers body was riddled ... Read more...

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Houston Car Chase Rules News Networks

July 7th, 2009 - 6:34 pm ICT by GD
Right on heels of the of the racy Dallas car chase a few days ago, here comes another adrenalin pumping one that has once more jaunted the police. This one too took ... Read more...

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Jennifer Garner thinks she will make a good First Lady

April 26th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, April 26 (ANI): Ben Affleck's wife Jennifer Garner has revealed her husband's political aspirations, and added that she thinks the actor married her because she would make a perfect First Lady."Sometimes ... Read more...

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Pak military refusing to deal with Taliban, Govt. just a bystander

April 4th, 2009 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Apr.4 (ANI): Pakistan's armed forces appear to have thrown in the towel in so far as dealing with the Taliban in the country's North West Frontier Province (NWFP), and particularly ... Read more...

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The world can”t ignore India’’s Islamist terrorists any longer

November 28th, 2008 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Nov.28 (ANI):Islamist terrorists in India have finally made the outside world sit up and take notice by targeting one of the countrys most iconic hotels, The Taj Mahal Palace on ... Read more...

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Obama boosts lead (Lead)

November 5th, 2008 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (DPA) Democrat Barack Obama boosted his lead over his Republican rival John McCain in the electoral college, claiming 200 votes in elections Tuesday after capturing the key battleground state ... Read more...

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Tally shows Obama with 175-76 electoral lead

November 5th, 2008 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (DPA) Democrat Barack Obama was holding a 175 to 76 lead over Republican John McCain in the electoral college, bringing him to within less than 100 votes to capture ... Read more...

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Tally of votes in the US Electoral College

November 5th, 2008 - 9:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (DPA) As election results come in, the major US news networks have begun projecting the winners in the presidential election in each state.The complex electoral college system awards each ... Read more...

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‘India on Television’ - story of TV’s impact on society

July 17th, 2008 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Taking a hard look at television news content, quality and reportage, former journalist Nalin Mehta's new book "India on Television: How Satellite News Channels Have Changed the ... Read more...

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Spotlight turns on media overkill of Aarushi story

May 26th, 2008 - 5:17 pm ICT by admin
By Manish Chand New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Fact and fiction have dangerously blurred in the sensational murder of 14-year-old Aarushi Talwar with lurid speculation and slander feeding media frenzy, raising serious ... Read more...

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