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Del Bosque expected tough fight from Georgia


September 12th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Sep 12 (IANS) Spain football coach Vicente del Bosque said he expected a tough fight from Georgia, whom they beat 1-0 in an away game to kick-off their World ... Read more...

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DoT meets telcos, seeks views on rollout obligations (Lead)


July 13th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Department of Telecom (DoT) which Friday met all the operators, discussed the issue of network rollout obligations and asked them to submit their views ... Read more...

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DoT to meet operators on spectrum reserve price


July 13th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) The Department of Telecom (DoT) is meeting all the operators Friday to get their final opinion on spectrum pricing ahead of the Empowered Group of ... Read more...

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Visva-Bharati incident a criminal offence, says Krishna Tirath


July 10th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Union Women and Child Development Minister Krishna Tirath Tuesday termed, as a criminal offence, the incident where a school hostel warden of West Bengal's Visva ... Read more...

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Child panel demands report in Visva-Bharati incident


July 9th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) India's apex child rights panel Monday asked West Bengal and the Visva-Bharati university to take action within 10 days in the incident of a class ... Read more...

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Villa given time to prove fitness


May 5th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, May 5 (IANS) Spain's football coach Vicente del Bosque said he will wait till the last minute for striker David Villa's return from injury for the Euro 2012 Championship.Bosque ... Read more...

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Spain humble ahead of Davis Cup tie


April 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, April 4 (IANS) Alex Corretja, the captain of the Spanish Davis Cup tennis team, said Wednesday that his side would approach its quarterfinal tie against Austria with humility.The ... Read more...

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PM calls report on suspicious army movement ‘alarmist’


April 4th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the media report on two key army units being moved suspiciously closer to the capital from their bases ... Read more...

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Brazil, Chile swap organising duty of Copa America


March 25th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 25 (IANS) The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) announced an agreement with Chile to exchange the years in which each will hold the Copa America.As expected, CBF ... Read more...

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Married couple’s fidelity pact invalid


March 20th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 20 (IANS) A Chinese couple signed a fidelity agreement, promising that if the man betrays the woman in the marriage, he should pay one million yuan ($158,000) if ... Read more...

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Ricky Gervais’ “Life’s Too Short” premieres


February 20th, 2012 - 8:19 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ricky Gervais’ Life’s Too Short was premiered last Sunday. The show which features Liam Neeson and Warwick David alongside the British comedian has the potential to become ... Read more...

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4,000 cases of Catholic priests abusing kids probed


February 8th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) More than 4,000 cases of Catholic priests sexually abusing children have been investigated in the past one decade, said a top churchman in the Vatican city.Cardinal ... Read more...

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Zambian soccer players warned against indiscipline


February 3rd, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Lusaka (Zambia), Feb 3 (IANS) The Zambian government has warned its footballers currently participating in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) that it will not tolerate any more indiscipline at ... Read more...

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Moscow airports fined over facilities for disabled


December 17th, 2011 - 3:39 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow's three airports have been fined a total of 190,000 rubles (about $6,000) for failing to provide facilities for the disabled, the General Prosecutor of ... Read more...

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Government must not block internet, says UN chief


December 9th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Commenting on the Indian government's move to monitor content on social networking sites, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said access to internet and various social ... Read more...

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UN chief condemns rocket attack on Israel


November 30th, 2011 - 3:36 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 30 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon Tuesday condemned the firing of at least two rockets from southern Lebanon into Israel, and called for "maximum restraint" from the ... Read more...

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Haryana doctors to strike work Tuesday


November 7th, 2011 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 7 (IANS) Government doctors in Haryana are set to go on a strike Tuesday, despite the authorities warning them against the step and also assuring them that their ... Read more...

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Are Cam Newton & Ciara dating?


October 19th, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The latest celebrity dating gossip is that football rookie Cam Newton and Ciara are dating. Several media outlets claim that the two are going on a ... Read more...

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SOS Children’s Village model for homeless hailed


October 14th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) The ministry of women and child development has hailed an NGO's programme for organising home-care villages for homeless children, a statement from SOS Village for ... Read more...

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Greater Noida farmers oppose new move to take their land


July 23rd, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, July 23 (IANS) Farmers in Greater Noida Saturday staged a sit-in at the Shahberi village here to protest the Uttar Pradesh government's move to acquire their lands anew ... Read more...

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US Mortgage rates keep falling


July 22nd, 2011 - 1:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US mortgage rates remained relatively low with the 30-year fixed loan going for 4.52% on Thursday. According to the industry player Freddie Mac, the rate is ... Read more...

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US President gives a 36-hr ‘debt deficit’ deadline to the US Congress


July 18th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, July 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US President Barack Obama issued a 36-hour deadline to the US Congress to come up with a deal that will prevent the country from defaulting on its ... Read more...

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TRAI examining recommendation to cancel 17 licenses: Sibal


June 30th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is looking at the telecom department's recommendation to cancel only 17 licenses instead of the 69 recommended by ... Read more...

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IAEA to refer Syrian nuclear issue to UNSC


June 10th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, June 9 (IANS) The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Thursday asked Syria to fully cooperate over its outstanding nuclear issues and decided to report the issue to the ... Read more...

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I support the judge’s decision: Lohan


May 12th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 12 (IANS) Troubled actress Lindsay Lohan says she "supports" the sentence that has been imposed on her after pleading no contest in a misdemeanour theft case.Judge Sautner ... Read more...

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Karnataka against Bangalore airport road toll


April 28th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 27 (IANS) Karnataka Wednesday said it would not allow a private builder to collect toll on a stretch of road leading to the airport as work on upgrading ... Read more...

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Sheen wants full legal custody of his twins


April 19th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 19 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen wants legal and physical custody of his two-year-old sons Bob and Max after their mother Brooke Mueller checked herself back into a rehab.TMZ.com ... Read more...

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Top cop says he would have ranting Rooney in jail


April 8th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 8 (ANI): A top police officer has said he would have thrown Wayne Rooney in a cell if his vile TV rant had taken place on the street."People in ... Read more...

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Nolan always ‘prioritises’ his characters: Gordon-Levitt


March 22nd, 2011 - 7:26 am ICT by IANS
London, March 22 (IANS) Actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, who will be working with Christopher Nolan in "The Dark Knight Rises" says Nolan is a great director because he prioritises characters ... Read more...

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UN chief calls for ‘concrete action’ in Libya


February 26th, 2011 - 9:27 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 26 (IANS) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has called for the international community "to do everything possible" for immediate protection of civilians in Libya and consider undertaking "a ... Read more...

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How things get complicated when a friend is a service provider


February 15th, 2011 - 7:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A new study has found that when a friend is a service provider, things can get complicated as it can lead to feelings of betrayal or empathy.How consumers ... Read more...

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‘Matrix’ fourth and fifth to be in 3D: Keanu Reeves


January 25th, 2011 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Actor Keanu Reeves has revealed that the fourth and fifth sequel to "The Matrix" are underway and are set to be in 3D.The actor who appears as ... Read more...

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Gilani urges Pak media not to highlight activities of extremists


January 11th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan 11(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has said that extremism is the biggest challenge the country is facing, and insists that it is the collective obligation of the media ... Read more...

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Russia recruits ex-criminals to fill vacant posts in Interior Forces


January 4th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Jan 4 (ANI): The Russian Interior Ministry had reportedly given a green signal to recruit ex-criminals to fill the vacant positions, after the number of conscripts recruited for the country's Interior ... Read more...

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RBI to take more steps to rein in inflation


December 30th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 30 (IANS) Concerned over the rising inflation, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Thursday hinted at taking more steps to check it."Inflation is always a concern for us. If measures ... Read more...

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