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Imtiaz Ali was offered lead in ‘Dekh India Circus’ (Movie Snippets)


May 28th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali, who has agreed to present and promote director Mangesh Hadawale's film "Dekh Indian Circus", was initially approached to play the lead ... Read more...

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Ready to reinstate sacked pilots on case-by-case basis: Ajit Singh (Second Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The sacked pilots of Air India will be reinstated on a case-by-case basis, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Wednesday."All relevant procedures would be followed ... Read more...

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Take back sacked pilots and we will end strike: Air India union (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Grappling with a contempt of court notice, the agitating Air India pilots Wednesday extended an olive branch to the government saying they would end the ... Read more...

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Kenya’s football body agrees to pay player’s dues


March 14th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, March 14 (IANS) Football Kenya Federation (FKF) have finally agreed to pay back Italian-based AS Parma midfielder MacDonald Mariga costs incurred while he travelled to honour national team matches.In ... Read more...

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Maya’s olive branch to Congress on Uttarakhand


March 12th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 12 (IANS) In keeping with her image of springing surprises, Uttar Pradesh's outgoing chief minister Mayawati has decided to extend "unconditional support" to the Congress in Uttarakhand ... Read more...

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Centre unlikely to accede to Garoland, says G.K. Pillai


February 14th, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Feb 14 (IANS) The central government was unlikely to accede to the Garo National Liberation Army's (GNLA) demand for a separate state for Garo tribals in western part ... Read more...

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Will not withdraw forces from Garo Hills: Sangma


December 6th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 5 (IANS) A fortnight after the abduction of a government official by suspected Garo rebels, the Meghalaya government Monday said it would not withdraw central forces from ... Read more...

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United Naga Council temporarily lifts Manipur blockade


November 28th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Nov 28 (IANS) The indefinite economic blockade in Manipur that entered its 121st day Monday has been temporarily withdrawn, said a leader of the United Naga Council (UNC) ... Read more...

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Omar’s olive branch to army on AFSPA


November 24th, 2011 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 24 (IANS) Extending a hand of cooperation toward the Indian Army to get the Armed Forces Special Powers Act lifted from some parts of Jammu and Kashmir, Chief ... Read more...

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Malayalam writer extends olive branch to Mohanlal


October 7th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thrissur (Kerala), Oct 7 (IANS) Veteran Malayalam writer and orator Sukumar Azhikode has expressed his willingness to bury the hatchet with Mohanlal, saying the superstar need not apologise to him ... Read more...

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Parents of Indian jailed in Spain die in Mumbai


September 30th, 2011 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 30 (IANS) The parents of Mumbai-born businessman Roshan Jamal Khan, who has been imprisoned in Spain for planning terrorist attacks in Barcelona in 2008, have died here in ... Read more...

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Anna to meet parliamentary panel, says Lokpal Bill eyewash (Lead)


August 10th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Anna Hazare and other civil society activists Wednesday said they would meet a parliamentary panel on the Lokpal Bill in the evening, but expected little ... Read more...

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Team Anna to meet government panel on Lokpal


August 10th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Civil society activists led by social reformer Anna Hazare Wednesday said they would meet a parliamentary standing committee on the anti-graft Lokpal Bill in the ... Read more...

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Mel Gibson’s ex-girlfriend drops domestic abuse claim


May 5th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 05 (ANI): In a bid to extend an olive branch to settle the custody case, Mel Gibson's ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva has dropped domestic violence claims made by her against ... Read more...

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Musharraf offers olive branch to archrival Nawaz Sharif


April 17th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by ANI
Dubai, April 17(ANI): Former military ruler Pervez Musharraf has said that he wants to make amends with Pakistan Muslim League -N (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif, but pointed out that reconciliation was ... Read more...

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Hazare-led anti-graft drive garners more support (Lead)


April 6th, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare's fast-unto-death for a more stringent anti-corruption law snowballed into a major movement Wednesday with thousands from across India and even abroad ... Read more...

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Bengal minister lampoons Mamata’s ’secret formula’


April 6th, 2011 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) Lacing wit with sarcasm, a West Bengal minister Tuesday attacked Mamata Banerjee for her knack of blaming the state's Left Front government at every opportunity, ... Read more...

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Aaron Sorkin Awarded For Best Screenplay At the 68th Golden Globe Awards


January 17th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was clear that the makers of "The Social Network" are certainly not in a mood to deviate from their winning streak since the movie last ... Read more...

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Assam polls: Congress, AGP vie for AUDF support


December 26th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 26 (IANS) The Asom United Democratic Front (AUDF), a party espousing the causes of minorities in Assam, has become the cynosure of all eyes with both the ruling Congress ... Read more...

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Opposition should apologise to nation: Pranab


December 23rd, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) A day after he offered an olive branch in the form of a special parliamentary session on the spectrum scam, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee was in ... Read more...

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Nawaz Sharif rules out joining anti-govt campaign, offers ‘olive branch’ to Zardari


December 17th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec 17 (ANI): Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) chief Nawaz Sharif has once again offered an 'olive branch' to President Asif Ali Zardari, saying he is ready to cooperate with the ... Read more...

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Kanye West says his treatment of Taylor Swift made her more famous


November 25th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 25 (ANI): After crashing Taylor Swift 's acceptance speech at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards (VMA), Kanye West has taken a second swipe at her, accusing the singer ... Read more...

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Salman Khan Patches Up With John Abraham


November 15th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): In Bollywood, friendship is volatile as the sensex. Salman Khan, the bad boy of B-Town, is known for his increasing number of enemies like with Vivek ... Read more...

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Kanye West Sympathizes With George Bush


November 6th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 6, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Kanye West is definitely empathizing with George Bush, the erstwhile President who had been accused of racism in the aftermath of hurricane Katrina.  West was speaking to ... Read more...

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Kanye West Responds To The Comments Made By George Bush


November 4th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 4, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The nation was certainly agog about what Kanye West’s response to George Bush’s comments would be. The ex-president had found his words to be ... Read more...

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For first time since 2001, Taliban feels political power within its grasp again


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto/Kabul, Oct. 22 (ANI): Bolstered by summer success on the battlefield, the Taliban, for the first time since they were ousted from power by U.S.-led forces in October 2001, believes that ... Read more...

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Anita Hill Denies Apology, Calls Virginia Thomas’ Call “Inappropriate”


October 21st, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Anita Hill, the former colleague of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas has hogged limelight after 19 years when Virginia Thomas, Clarence Thomas' wife had asked ... Read more...

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Iran doesn’t need nuclear weapons: Pak FM


October 19th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 19 (ANI): Pakistan has said Iran has no justification for pursuing nuclear weapons, and that it should embrace overtures from the United States.Strongly criticizing Iran's controversial nuclear program, Pakistan ... Read more...

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Nirmohi Akhara wants Kalam, Deoband in Ayodhya mediation


October 13th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 13 (IANS) Nirmohi Akhara, a key party in the Ayodhya legal battle, wants former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, spiritual gurus Baba Ramdev and Sri Sri Ravi Shankar as well as ... Read more...

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PCB offers ‘olive branch’ to ‘miffed’ Younus


October 11th, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 11(ANI): In a bid to resolve its current impasse with Younus Khan, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has reportedly sent a notice to the former captain asking him to contact ... Read more...

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Ready for dialogue with outlawed group: Sangma


August 16th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 16 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Monday welcomed the offer of political dialogue by the outlawed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) and said his government was ready for talks ... Read more...

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Olonga, Zimbabwe’s first black cricketer, for renewing sports ties


August 16th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Edinburgh, Aug. 16 (ANI): Henry Olonga, Zimbabwe's first black cricketer, has called for renewing sporting and cultural ties with his homeland ahead of a proposed match there with the Scottish team.Olonga, ... Read more...

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Petraeus holds out prospect of US reconciliation with Taliban


August 16th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 16(ANI): The US commander in Afghanistan, General David Petraeus, has held out the prospect of eventual reconciliation with the Taliban, including negotiations with leaders with "blood on their hands"."It ... Read more...

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All’s Okay Between Shahid And Vishal


August 14th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor and renowned director Vishal Bhardwaj once had a cold vibe between them while shooting for Kaminey. They had some issues over ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh’s olive branch - birthday wishes for Uddhav


July 27th, 2010 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Of all the greetings that Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray received on his 50th birthday Tuesday, one stood out - "best compliments" from none other than Bollywood ... Read more...

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