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Trinamool opposition to FDI not ideological: CPI-M


August 25th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 25 (IANS) Terming Trinamool Congress as a party driven by vested interests rather than ideology, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Saturday said its opposition to allow ... Read more...

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Tripura people safe in Karnataka, other states, says Manik Sarkar


August 20th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 20 (IANS) The students, professionals and other people from Tripura staying in Karnataka, Maharashtra and other states were safe and there were no reports of any attack on ... Read more...

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Tripura people safe in Karnataka, other states, says Manik Sarkar


August 20th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Aug 20 (IANS) The students, professionals and other people from Tripura staying in Karnataka, Maharashtra and other states were safe and there were no reports of any attack on ... Read more...

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Left dubs Mamata opportunist


July 21st, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 21 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front Saturday dubbed Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee an "opportunist" for continuing the alliance with the Congress at the ... Read more...

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Children will find ‘Journey 2′ likeable (IANS Movie Review)


February 5th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Journey 2 - Mysterious Island"; Director: Brad Preyton; Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Vanessa Hudgens, Josh Hutcherson, Luiz Guzman, Michael Caine and Kristin Davis; Rating: ** 1/2"Journey 2 - Mysterious Island", ... Read more...

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Trinamool rebuffs Congress protests over renaming building


December 30th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 30 (IANS) The Congress is creating a "needless issue" over renaming of a guest house which briefly served as the residence of late prime minister Indira Gandhi ... Read more...

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Pakistan army chief, spy master will stay on: Gilani


December 27th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 27 (IANS) Pakistan Army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and the country's spy head General Shuja Pasha are not being removed, said Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani ... Read more...

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‘Pappu…’ a case of opposites attract (IANS Hindi Film Review)


December 16th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Pappu Can't Dance Saala", Cast: Vinay Pathak, Neha Dhupia, Rajat Kapoor; Director: Saurabh Shukla; Rating: **Made on a shoe-string budget, this film is a roller-coaster ride about ... Read more...

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‘Footage queen’ Pooja Missra might win ‘Bigg Boss 5′: Laxmi


November 13th, 2011 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) Transgender activist Laxmi Narayan Tripathi, who was evicted from "Bigg Boss 5" Saturday, says she is glad to have left with her "dignity and self-respect" ... Read more...

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The Hazare movement: Making India a true beacon of democracy (Comment)


April 8th, 2011 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
As Indians rise in protest and rally around Anna Hazare's crusade against corruption, the corrupt and the opportunist are looking for cover. The swelling resolve to birth a movement that would ... Read more...

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Moily terms BJP opportunistic on WikiLeaks expose


March 20th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Mar. 20 (ANI): Law Minister Veerappa Moily has described the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as opportunist after it demanded that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh quit over the WikiLeaks 'cash for ... Read more...

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‘Linking rural jobs wages to inflation will fuel graft’


March 2nd, 2011 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 1 (IANS) Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) monitoring the union government's flagship rural employment guarantee scheme feel that the budgetary proposal linking wages to the consumer price index (CPI) ... Read more...

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Rail Budget is pro-people, says Mamata


February 25th, 2011 - 10:30 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Railway Minister Mamata Banerjee refuting allegations that her budget was populist or West Bengal-oriented, on Friday said she had kept the interest of the country in ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen accuses porn star of extortion


November 23rd, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 23 (IANS) Actor Charlie Sheen has accused porn star Capri Anderson of extorting $1 million from him after their "consensual encounter" in a hotel room here."This case involves ... Read more...

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Harry Potter limited first edition book stolen


November 15th, 2010 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) A limited first edition of a Harry Potter book worth over $9,500 has been stolen from an art gallery.The rare copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone ... Read more...

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Bihar Govt. has failed on all fronts: Sonia Gandhi


October 28th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Bhagalpur (Bihar), Oct 28 (ANI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday said the Nitish Kumar-led Janata Dal-United Bharatiya Janata Party Government in Bihar has failed on all fronts despite huge resources ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi calls Nitish Kumar an opportunist


October 18th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Kishanganj (Bihar), Oct 18 (ANI): Launching veiled attack on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday described Nitish as an opportunistic politician.Addressing an election rally here, Sonia ... Read more...

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“The Social Network” Gets A Mixed Reaction


October 2nd, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The most awaited movie of the year, "The Social Network", was released on Oct 1. The $40 million film has been directed by David Fincher, produced ... Read more...

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Many thieves simply walk through unlocked front doors, London police warn


September 27th, 2010 - 12:37 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- More than 5,000 homes in London were burgled last year simply because their owners did not lock their doors, according to statistics released by Scotland Yard on Monday.The ... Read more...

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Britney’s ex K-Fed defends her over child abuse allegations


September 10th, 2010 - 1:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 10 (ANI): Britney Spears ex-husband Kevin Federline has defended the singer over the allegations of child abuse made by the singer's former bodyguard.Federline, who is the father of four-year-old ... Read more...

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Wilander says Murray ‘not good enough’ to win Grand Slam


September 7th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 7 (ANI): Tennis legend and former No.1 Mats Wilander has said that Andy Murray is 'not good enough' to win a Grand Slam title, after the British number one's hopes ... Read more...

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Actor Sean Penn “suspicious” of Wyclef Jean’s run to become President of Haiti


August 7th, 2010 - 1:11 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Actor Sean Penn in an interview on CNN Thursday night said to be "suspicious" about singer Wyclef Jean's run to become President of Haiti."Right now ... Read more...

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Britney is a fit mother: Child authorities


July 21st, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 21 (IANS) Pop star Britney Spears has been cleared of allegations of being an 'unfit mother' by the Child authorities in Los Angeles. The 28-year-old, who has two sons Sean ... Read more...

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Britney cleared of child abuse allegations


July 21st, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 21 (ANI): American singer Britney Spears has been cleared of child abuse allegations.A former bodyguard of the 28-year-old singer accused her of beating sons Sean Preston, 4, and Jayden ... Read more...

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Mulayam’s apology to Muslims a gimmick: Mayawati


July 15th, 2010 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 15 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Thursday termed as a "political gimmick" her rival and Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav's public apology to Muslims for associating with former ... Read more...

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin in garden fence row


January 17th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 17 (ANI): Gwyneth Paltrow and her husband, the Coldplay singer Chris Martin, have offended their neighbours with their security plans.The 37-year-old actress and Martin, 32, have become embroiled in ... Read more...

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Maoists reject Soren’s offer for talks


December 31st, 2009 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 31 (IANS) Maoist rebels have not taken Jharkhand Chief Minister Shibu Soren's offer to initiate dialogue seriously and his appeal to them to surrender and join the mainstream has been ... Read more...

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Congress MPs seek action against YSR son


December 15th, 2009 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Congress MPs from Telangana region Tuesday sought action against against Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy, son of late chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy, for "colluding" in the Lok ... Read more...

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Sushma Swaraj slams findings of the Liberhan Commission


December 8th, 2009 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 8(ANI): Deputy Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha and senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday slammed the findings of the Liberhan Commission tabled in the ... Read more...

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Liberhan report perverse, baseless: BJP


December 8th, 2009 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 8 (IANS) Rejecting the Liberhan Commission report as "perverse, baseless and ill-founded", the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said in the Lok Sabha that there was no premeditated conspiracy ... Read more...

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I can’t go around asking for roles: Neha Dhupia


November 28th, 2009 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
By Joginder Tuteja Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) Neha Dhupia has been around for more than six years now and has done films as diverse as "Mithya" and "Julie". But she neither believes ... Read more...

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Haryana No.1? It’s a hot poll issue


October 11th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh, Oct 11 (IANS) It might sound like a David Dhawan film title, but actually "Haryana No.1" is the one poll issue that has ignited the passions of most ... Read more...

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Netflix getting content license for its online movie distribution


October 1st, 2009 - 8:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The pioneers in the DVD rental business Netflix, announced today that they are in a deal with Stars Entertainment LLC that will get them great video content ... Read more...

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Iran puts 25 more people on trial over protests


August 16th, 2009 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 16 (Xinhua) Iran Sunday put 25 more people on trial for participating in the demonstrations over alleged irregularities in the June 12 presidential elections, a media report said. "A number of ... Read more...

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Anne Heche oozes with sex appeal in new film ‘Spread’


August 5th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 5 (ANI): American actress Anne Heche is said to be oozing with sex appeal on her new film 'Spread'.Heche, 40, who had dated comedian Ellen Degeneres, is seen in one ... Read more...

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