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Fugitive held in Britain after framing his wanted poster


April 22nd, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
London, April 22 (IANS) A convict on the run from a British jail was caught by police during a raid when it was found that he had framed his wanted ... Read more...

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US may disclose missile defence data to Russia


March 12th, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US has said it is willing to disclose classified information to Russia on the missile defence shield to be deployed in Europe, a ... Read more...

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Chidambaram is guilty in 2G scam, says Subramanian Swamy


October 4th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 4 (IANS) Keeping up his attack on Home Minister P.Chidambaram, Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy Tuesday said he was as guilty as the jailed former communications minister A. ... Read more...

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Subramanian Swamy’s house compound vandalised


August 7th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Suspected Congress workers entered the compound of Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy's house in south Delhi Sunday and ransacked his garden to protest a controversial ... Read more...

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Case against Swamy for anti-Muslim views


August 2nd, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The National Commission for Minorities (NCM) Tuesday decided to file a case against Janata Pary president Subramanian Swamy who has, in a signed newspaper article, ... Read more...

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Arrest Swamy, rights body urges Mumbai police


July 30th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Maharashtra's minorities commission Saturday called for the arrest of Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy for his "extreme xenophobic right-wing thoughts" expressed in a newspaper article.State ... Read more...

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Minorities panel mulls action against Swamy for anti-Muslim views


July 29th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The National Commission for Minorities will Tuesday decide what action if any should be taken against against Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy who has, in ... Read more...

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Act of focusing shuts out noisy world


May 29th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) How can someone with perfectly normal hearing become deaf to the world around them when their mind is on something else? New research by the University ... Read more...

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Pursuit of happiness can backfire


May 17th, 2011 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 17 (IANS) Being happy is good but pursuing happiness too much can backfire, warns a latest study based on happiness.The tools often suggested for making yourself happy aren't ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen toasts ashes of woman’s dead husband at show


April 16th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16 (ANI): Charlie Sheen ended his first show in Toronto, Canada by toasting to the ashes of a fan's deceased husband.During the actor's 'My Violent Torpedo of Truth' show,Sheen ... Read more...

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US concerned for Aung San Suu Kyi’s safety after state media’s “tragic end” threat


February 17th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 17(ANI): The Obama administration is concerned about the safety of Burmese opposition politician Aung San Suu Kyi after what it called a "veiled threat" against her in a state-run newspaper ... Read more...

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The mutt who mimicked the Nazi salute and mocked Hitler


January 8th, 2011 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 8 (ANI): Documents released by the German Foreign Office have revealed that back in 1941, while the U.S. joined the war after Pearl Harbour and Germany invaded the Soviet Union, ... Read more...

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Can Jaipur’s ‘Bharat Berry’ to counter Canada’s BlackBerry?


January 4th, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
Jaipur (Rajasthan), Jan.4 (ANI): An Indian entrepreneur says he has invented a third way to ease the use of Blackberry services in the country, which could pose a problem to its Canadian ... Read more...

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They still wait for their children lost in tsunami


December 26th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Richa Sharma New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) It has been six years since his daughter went missing in the December 2004 tsunami, but Sergeant Ravi Shankar continues to keep the waves of ... Read more...

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Pennsylvania man threatened to kill Obama, eat his flesh


December 20th, 2010 - 12:56 am ICT by BNO News
PHILADELPHIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Pennsylvania man has pleaded not guilty to threatening to kill President Barack Obama and then eat his flesh, local media reported on Sunday.The Philadelphia Daily News reported ... Read more...

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‘US was urged to quash ‘foreign contractors hiring Afghan dancing boys’ scandal’


December 3rd, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Dec 3 (ANI): WikiLeaks' recently released secret cables have revealed that former Afghan Interior Minister Hanif Atmar was in panic over a scandal involving foreign contractors employed to train Afghan policemen ... Read more...

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Now small screen puts spotlight on honour killings


November 10th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) After child marriage, female foeticide and sexual harassment, the small screen will now focus on honour killings with Colors' upcoming show "Rishton Se BadiĀ…Pratha".The fiction show attempts ... Read more...

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Craven’s horror flicks ‘were inspired by real stories’


October 15th, 2010 - 6:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): Director Wes Craven, whose 'Nightmare On Elm Street' films have given goose bumps to millions, revealed that they were inspired by real-life events.The horror film icon admits he ... Read more...

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Florence Nightingale’s walk home ‘could be a myth’


August 12th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 12 (ANI): Florence Nightingale's famous lone walk home under the cover of darkness after the Crimean War may never have happened, a local historian has claimed.According to the historian, who ... Read more...

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I did not criticise Chidambaram: Digvijay Singh


July 23rd, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Welcoming the party directive asking leaders not to speak out of turn, Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh Thursday said he had not criticized Home Minister P. ... Read more...

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Elle Macpherson regrets rhino remedy remarks


July 8th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS) Supermodel Elle Macpherson regrets her comments over the use of a Chinese medicine made from rhinoceros horn. The Australian beauty infuriated animal rights campaigners after she suggested in an ... Read more...

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Armstrong organised a team bonding party attended by strippers: Landis


July 4th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jul 2 (ANI): The three-week Tour de France race was rocked with more controversy involving seven-time champion Lance Armstrong, with claims of personal nature being made against him by former teammate ... Read more...

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Maoists are not terrorists, says Digvijay Singh


May 12th, 2010 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh says that Maoist activities are criminal and totally unacceptable but the Left guerrillas should not be called "terrorists". "No one ... Read more...

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No rethink in anti-Maoist strategy: Chidambaram


April 23rd, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) Making it clear that the government won't reconsider its security operation against Maoist guerrillas, Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday said that while development and calibrated police ... Read more...

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BJP attacks Digvijay over war on Maoists


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday accused Congress general secretary Digvijay Singh of creating confusion about the nationwide campaign against Maoists. "On the one hand, Prime Minister ... Read more...

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Digvijay should raise issues at party forum: Congress


April 15th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The Congress Thursday objected to its senior leader Digvijay Singh's remarks, in an article, against Home Minister P. Chidambaram' "rigid" stance on tackling Maoist guerrillas, and ... Read more...

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Country can’t afford to lose against Maoists: Jaitley


April 15th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 15 (ANI): Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, Arun Jaitley on Thursday said India cannot afford to lose the battle against Maoists.Initiating debate on Dantewada incident, Jaitley ... Read more...

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April Fool prank leads to alien hunt in Jordan town


April 6th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) A newspaper's April Fool article claiming a UFO landing by 10 feet tall aliens caused panic in a Jordan town and troops were sent to look for them, ... Read more...

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‘Vimukthi’ - parallel cinema at its best (Kannada Film Review)


February 13th, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Vimukthi"; Director: P. Sheshadri; Cast: Bhavana, Ramakrishna, Eknath Nagarkar, Venkata Rao, Hoda and Baby Sania Iyer; Music: Praveen Godkindi; Rating:****National Award winning film ... Read more...

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Wildlife activist named as abettor in tiger killing


February 9th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 9 (IANS) Renowned wildlife activist Rajendra Kerkar has been named by the Goa forest department as an abettor in the killing of a tiger. However, Kerkar denied the charge. Kerkar, ... Read more...

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We don’t steal content, but operate like virtual newsagent: Google


December 4th, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 4 (ANI): Rejecting media mogul Rupert Murdoch's charge that it is guilty of "theft", Google has claimed that it does "not steal content", but it is operating like a "virtual ... Read more...

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Central government confirms tiger poached in Goa, state denies


November 24th, 2009 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 24 (IANS) The controversy over the poaching of a Royal Bengal tiger in Goa earlier this year has taken a fresh twist with central government officially admitting that the animal ... Read more...

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Women with big boobs are smarter!


November 12th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 12 (ANI): A bigger bra size not only gives your sex appeal a boost but also reflects your intelligence, suggests a new survey.A study conducted in the United States ... Read more...

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Dr A Q Khan clarifies his computer technology statement


August 28th, 2009 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Aug.28 (ANI): Pakistan's former chief nuclear scientist A Q Khan has given a clarification to the recent spate of reactions to his article on the importance of computer technology.The News ... Read more...

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Oz man born without arms and legs still enjoys life to the hilt


July 2nd, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 2 (ANI): When Oz man Nick Vujicic was born without arms or legs, his own parents could not bare to look at him or even hold him.His own father left ... Read more...

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