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NHRC issues notice to Jharkhand government


September 13th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday issued notice to the Jharkhand government on police action on a protest against acquisition of agricultural land in ... Read more...

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NHRC notice on school turning away gangrape victim


September 13th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday sought a response from the Uttar Pradesh government over a Dalit girl being allegedly denied admission in school ... Read more...

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NHRC issues notice to Maharashtra over farm suicides


September 12th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a reply from the Maharashtra government over seven farm suicides that took place last week within a ... Read more...

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No immediate petrol price hike, clarifies minister


September 7th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Another hike in petrol price is on the way but not immediately, Petroleum Minister Jaipal Reddy said Friday."There are no immediate plans...There is of course ... Read more...

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iPhone 5 photos and news reports leaked


September 4th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) As the date of release of iPhone 5 spreads, new report about the new generation gadget continues to come up online. A lot of the spreading ... Read more...

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West Bengal issued notice over hunger deaths


August 29th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday issued notice to the West Bengal government over three starvation deaths in a tea estate in Jalpaiguri district.Among those ... Read more...

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Turtle taped to balloons freed from a tree


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Aug 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports say that a turtle was found taped in a balloon at a eucalyptus tree which is located at the sea shores at southern California. The Humane ... Read more...

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Rights panel issues notice to Tamil Nadu


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission Tuesday issued notice to the Tamil Nadu government over news reports of 50 Scheduled Castes families being forced to live ... Read more...

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Insane to accuse girl of blasphemy: Pakistani daily


August 21st, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 21 (IANS) The blasphemy law has become a death warrant at the hands of mob vigilantism, a Pakistani daily said after an 11-year-old girl afflicted with Down syndrome ... Read more...

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Train bombing attempt foiled in Pakistan


August 20th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Hundreds of lives were saved when an attempt to blow up a passenger train in Pakistan was foiled after the train engineer spotted some suspicious material ... Read more...

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Madonna doesn’t care what Elton John has to say


August 8th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports now say that Madonna cares less about the Elton remarks which were made over the weekend. Elton had commented that Madonna is just “a fairground ... Read more...

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Nationwide protests in Pakistan over power outages


August 1st, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 1 (IANS) Protests are being staged in several cities and towns of Pakistan over unabated hours-long loadshedding, Geo News reported Wednesday.In the provinces of Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, ... Read more...

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India urged to act on Sri Lanka naval base


July 26th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 26 (IANS) DMK chief M. Karunanidhi Thursday urged the central government to take necessary action if it was true that Sri Lanka has set up a naval base ... Read more...

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Is Tom Cruise going to tie the knot with Yolanda Pecoraro?


July 19th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports are rife that Hollywood heartthrob Tom Cruise may not be single for long. Cruise’s wife Katie Holmes filed for divorce last month but before the ... Read more...

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NHRC notice to Haryana on abandoned baby girls


July 11th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Wednesday issued notice to Haryana in the wake of a reported spurt in cases of baby girls being abandoned ... Read more...

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Bengali version of ‘Dirty Picture’ stalled, Rakhi upset (Lead)


July 6th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) The Bengali version of "The Dirty Picture" has been stalled after Ekta Kapoor objected to its title. Rakhi Sawant, who was set to play the ... Read more...

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Osama killing: US awaiting clarification on Pakistani doctor


June 5th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 5 (IANS) The US State Department says it is still awaiting a clarification from Pakistan on Shakeel Afridi, the doctor held by Islamabad for helping the ... Read more...

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Gay bar bans straight couples from kissing


May 4th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) A gay bar in Denmark has caused an uproar by banning heterosexual couples from kissing while visiting the premises, Daily Mail reported Friday.Gay news service Pink ... Read more...

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China to crackdown on journalistic malpractices


May 4th, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 4 (IANS) Authorities in China are going to launch a three-month drive against journalists who are involved in blackmail or demand pay-offs for news reporting.The crackdown, which commences ... Read more...

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Maoists free Menon, says ready to serve in Sukma again (Second Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sukma (Chhattisgarh), May 3 (IANS) After hours of tension Thursday, Maoists finally released Chhattisgarh's Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon Thursday evening after 12 days of captivity. Menon said he ... Read more...

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Confusion over release of Sukma collector (Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 3 (IANS) Hours after the fireworks and celebrations began Thursday, confusion persisted over the release of Sukma district collector Alex Paul Menon. Meanwhile, the rebels have called mediapersons ... Read more...

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Coca-Cola reassures product safety in China


May 1st, 2012 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 1 (IANS) The Coca-Cola Company has reassured its product safety after completing major corrective measures undertaken at the request of a quality watchdog in a Chinese ... Read more...

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Court bans news on army movement episode near Delhi


April 10th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 10 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court Tuesday restrained the electronic and print media from publishing and broadcasting any news reports on the movement of two army units towards ... Read more...

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H.D. Kumaraswamy survives bigamy charge


April 9th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 9 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Monday dismissed a petition charging former Karnataka Chief Minister and now Lok Sabha member H.D. Kumaraswamy of bigamy.The petition, filed by a ... Read more...

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Whitney Houston’s body flown to New Jersey on Tyler Perry’s private jet


February 14th, 2012 - 11:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports say Whitney Houston’s body was flown on Tyler Perry’s private jet to New Jersey. Tyler is currently in Los Angeles where he is promoting his upcoming ... Read more...

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No clue when age row will end: Army chief


January 15th, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Earlier he was indecisive on what he would do next on his age row, but now Indian Army chief Gen V.K. Singh is unsure when ... Read more...

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Billie Piper pregnant with a baby boy


January 10th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports say Billie Piper is expecting a baby boy. The Sun quotes close pals as saying that Piper and husband Laurence Fox are excited about having ... Read more...

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Dia Mirza fined for undeclared goods by customs


January 7th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 7 (IANS) Bollywood actress Dia Mirza was Saturday fined by customs for carrying undeclared luxury goods like cosmetics and expensive purses when she returned to Mumbai from ... Read more...

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Singer Etta James rushed back to the hospital


December 23rd, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Dec 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports say singer Etta James has been rushed back to the hospital after her condition worsened. The "At Last" hitmaker is suffering from Hepatitis C, dementia and ... Read more...

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Farm suicides: NHRC issues notices to states


December 20th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission has issued notice to Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala in the wake of news reports alleging cases of farmer suicides ... Read more...

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Is Kristen Wiig dating Strokes drummer Fabrizio Moretti?


December 19th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Dec 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Comedienne Kristen Wiig is reportedly involved with Strokes band member Fabrizio Moretti. The Saturday Night Live star has been in a long relationship with Brian Petsos.... Read more...

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Twilight birthing scene triggers seizures


November 25th, 2011 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 25 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Reports of seizures have been reported in various places after watching the birthing scene of the Twilight movie “Breaking Dawn: Part One.” The movie was released ... Read more...

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Women find terrorism coverage more distressing


October 30th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, Oct 30 (IANS) Exposure to coverage of terrorism on TV seems to impact women more powerfully than men as it spurs negative feelings and moodiness.Such women also testified ... Read more...

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Indian students continue to shun Australia


October 27th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Oct 27 (IANS) Even while the number of international students coming to Australia continues to fall, Malaysia has replaced India as the second largest source of students in the ... Read more...

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Berlusconi breaks into Latin on Gaddafi’s death


October 21st, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 21 (IANS/AKI) After hearing about the death of his former friend Muammar Gaddafi, Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi used a Latin phrase to say that everything is transitory."Sic ... Read more...

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