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G. Kasturi, former editor of The Hindu dead


September 21st, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) G. Kasturi, former editor of The Hindu group of newspapers, passed away at his home in Chennai early Friday, official sources said. He was 91.His family ... Read more...

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Rich French feud over 75% Tax


September 12th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN News) A disagreement broke out between Bernard Arnault the executive officer of fashion giant and Edouard de Rothschild. The reason for the feud is because the former wants ... Read more...

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Microsoft launches TV campaign to challenge Google


September 7th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 7 (IANS) Microsoft has launched a nationwide campaign called "Bing It On" in the US, trying to show web users the quality of its Bing search engine ... Read more...

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Punjab teachers can no longer moonlight as journalists


August 30th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 30 (IANS) The Punjab government Thursday imposed a blanket ban on journalistic activities undertaken by teachers and other employees of the education department."Journalistic activities undertaken by teachers or ... Read more...

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GNLA chief sent to 15 days police custody


August 12th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 12 (IANS) A court in Meghalaya Sunday remanded Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA) chief Champion R. Sangma to 15 days' police custody.Sangma pleaded before the first class judicial ... Read more...

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Nawazuddin stays away from Rakhi


August 1st, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui generally does not like Raksha Bandhan so much but appreciates Rakhi-based promotional strategy of "Gangs Of Wasseypur 2" (GOW).On Raksha Bandhan day Thursday, ... Read more...

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‘Relaxed’ Pranab awaiting presidential results


July 22nd, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) UPA presidential candidate Pranab Mukherjee had a breakfast of milk and fruits for breakfast and was relaxed and "eagerly awaiting the outcome" of the ... Read more...

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Bihar destitute woman is missing


July 17th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 17 (IANS) Several voluntary groups in India and abroad have come forward to support a destitute woman in Bihar who sold her four month old son for Rs.62 ... Read more...

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Punjab Police to register cases of fraud recruitment ads


July 6th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) The Punjab education department Friday directed the state police to register cases against unscrupulous elements who issue fraudulent advertisements for recruitment in the department.The department's direction ... Read more...

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SBI waives minimum balance for savings accounts


July 3rd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The country's largest lender, State Bank of India (SBI), Tuesday announced that it has done away with the minimum balance requirement for savings ... Read more...

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Five arrested for duping people with ready maids


June 25th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) They offered ready maids who would work in households, and collected hefty amounts as advance. The maid would work for a couple of hours and ... Read more...

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Three held for conning people on mobile towers


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Three people were arrested here for duping several people on the pretext of installing mobile phone towers on the terraces of their homes, police said ... Read more...

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Elderly woman trapped under her heavy dresser for 4 days


June 18th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Oregon, June 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An elderly resident of Oregon has been found alive after spending four days trapped under her dresser. Local law enforcement authorities claim that 67-year-old Virginia Cartier was ... Read more...

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SP view on presidential poll on candidates’ merit: Mulayam


June 11th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Monday said his party will decide its stance on the presidential polls after the Congress officially declares ... Read more...

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Emma Stone likes being redhead


May 13th, 2012 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 13 (IANS) Actress Emma Stone has revealed she loves her hair colour and wants to be a redhead in every movie."I love being a redhead. My mom ... Read more...

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PMO dismisses report about Gen Bikram Singh links to PM


May 5th, 2012 - 1:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Office Friday dismissed as "scurrilous, irresponsible and mischievous", a media report about Army Chief-designate Lt Gen Bikram Singh or his wife ... Read more...

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UP Police issued notice over woman’s death


April 30th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS)) The National Human Rights Commission Monday issued notice to the Uttar Pradesh Police for remaining a meek spectator to the death of an old woman's ... Read more...

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Online reading increasing among Chinese


April 24th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 24 (IANS) While indicating a declining reading rate of newspapers and magazines, a survey in China has found only half of the Chinese read a little and only ... Read more...

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Mamata mulls state-owned news channel, magazine


April 21st, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday said the government is thinking about launching a state-owned news channel and bringing out a magazine to highlight ... Read more...

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CPI hits out against ‘intolerance’ of Mamata government


April 20th, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Coming down heavily on West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government for "intolerance" of criticism and "vindictiveness" against political opponents, the Communist Party of India Friday said ... Read more...

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Pattinson upset by shirtless photos


April 18th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 18 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson's shirtless pictures in the newspapers have left the "Twilight" star upset.The pictures were taken when the 25-year-old was enjoying paddle-boarding in Malibu, ... Read more...

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Kolkata rape: Accused declared proclaimed offender


April 15th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 15 (IANS) Kader Khan, absconding prime accused in the alleged rape of an Anglo-Indian woman in a moving car here in February, has been declared a proclaimed offender ... Read more...

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Lily Collins wants to write, direct


March 29th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Actress Lily Collins is fascinated by filmmaking and would love to write a screenplay and direct a movie."I would love to write. I started writing a ... Read more...

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World Cup semifinal: Ganguly refutes fixing allegations


March 12th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Rubbishing reports of match-fixing in 2011 World Cup semifinal against Pakistan, former captain Sourav Ganguly said Monday that India won the tournament on merit and ... Read more...

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Fake marks-sheet: Dikshit’s aide offers to resign (Lead, superseding earlier story)


March 6th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Congress legislator and chief minister's parliamentary secretary Tarvinder Singh Marwah, who allegedly got his daughter admitted to a Delhi University college using a fake marks-sheet, ... Read more...

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Fake marks-sheet case: Congress legislator offers to resign


March 6th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Congress legislator Tarvinder Singh Marwah, who allegedly got his daughter admitted to a Delhi University college using fake Class 12 marks-sheet, has offered to resign ... Read more...

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China’s advertising revenues exceed $47 bn


February 28th, 2012 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 28 (IANS) China's advertising market developed steadily and revenues exceeded 300 billion yuan ($47.62 billion) last year, an official said Tuesday.The country's advertising industry started to take off ... Read more...

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Men prefer taking smartphones to newspapers in loo


February 25th, 2012 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Taking a newspaper to the toilet has long been a male preserve. But with the tech-age influencing nearly every aspect of life, even this most established ... Read more...

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STF to probe murder of senior scribe, family


February 19th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 19 (IANS) The brutal murder of a journalist and his family will be investigated by the Special Task Force (STF), Madhya Pradesh police chief S.K. Raut said Sunday.Senior ... Read more...

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Are smses affecting kids’ reading skills?


February 18th, 2012 - 12:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 18 (IANS) Text messaging could be stunting children's reading skills, a Canadian study has revealed.A study of students at the University of Calgary in Canada showed that those ... Read more...

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Not writing any memoir on my pregnancy: Lara Dutta


February 17th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Lara Dutta is loving every bit of motherhood. But contrary to reports, actress clarifies that she has no plans to pen a book about her ... Read more...

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Steve McFadden’s ex lover Dr Rachel Sidwell arrested for assault


February 16th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Steve McFadden’s ex lover Dr. Rachel Sidwell has been arrested for assaulting the soap star. McFadden called in the police after claiming that Rachel attacked him in ... Read more...

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Dhanush denies brand association with Emami Navratna


February 15th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) Southern actor Dhanush denies that he has any brand association with Emami or its brand Navratna that were reported to have partnered for in-film promotion ... Read more...

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Man smears feces on daughter’s mouth


February 4th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 3 (IANS) Enraged by her cries, a man in eastern China allegedly smeared feces on his 10-year-old daughter's mouth, a media report said Friday.The 30-year-old father went to ... Read more...

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Adelaide joins the race to host 2015 World Cup final


February 3rd, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Feb 3 (IANS) Adelaide has joined Sydney and Melbourne in the race to host the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup final.CA chief executive James Sutherland said the Melbourne Cricket ... Read more...

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