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Guatemala volcano eruption forces mass evacuation


September 14th, 2012 - 6:22 am ICT by IANS
Mexico, Sep 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated in Guatemala after the Fuego volcano eruption, which the specialists estimate to be the most powerful since ... Read more...

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Duncan had a natural death


September 5th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 5 (IANS) There's no foul play in actor Michael Clarke Duncan's death, confirms the Coroner's Office. His personal doctor also confirmed he died of natural causes.There's no ... Read more...

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Superstars are remembered only when they die: Bipasha Basu (Interview)


August 24th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) After being in the industry for more than a decade, Bipasha Basu says an actor's life is a sad one. She says even superstars ... Read more...

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Pattinson finds fans concern ’sweet’


August 16th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 16 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson is grateful to his fans for their good wishes over his personal crisis.The 26-year-old hit headlines last month after it was revealed ... Read more...

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Worshippers return to Wisconsin gurdwara


August 13th, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) A week after a gunman killed six people in a Wisconsin gurdwara, mourners streamed into its prayer hall, bowing before the Holy Book, the Guru ... Read more...

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Levy on unbranded jewellery to be withdrawn: Pranab (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday said the government had withdrawn the levy of one percent on the sale of unbranded jewellery initially proposed in ... Read more...

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Levy on unbranded jewellery to be withdrawn: Pranab


May 7th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday said the government had withdrawn the levy of one percent on the sale of unbranded jewellery initially proposed in ... Read more...

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Gerrard calls for patience from Liverpool fans


April 7th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 7 (IANS) Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has asked frustrated fans to be patient as the team tries to turn around their wretched run of results, which has seen ... Read more...

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Whitney’s mother Cissy not happy with the funeral arrangements


February 15th, 2012 - 12:05 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Newark, Feb 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) TMZ is reporting that the burial venue for Whitney Houston has become a subject of contention among her family members. The report says Whitney’s mother, Cissy, is ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily pays tribute to child prodigy who died


January 16th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Arfa Karim, who became the world's youngest Microsoft certified professional in 2004 when she was barely nine and died Jan 14, was a fine example ... Read more...

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Chinese street artist catapults to fame via microblog


October 18th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) A Chinese calligraphy artist who eked out a living by showcasing his work on the streets will have a typeface named after him after a font ... Read more...

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Congress plays down controversial 2G spectrum note


September 28th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi,Sep 28 (IANS) Seeking to play down the controversial finance ministry note on 2G spectrum, the Congress Wednesday said the Bharatiya Janata Party's criticism of Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Be honest, uphold civil liberties, Manmohan tells police


September 16th, 2011 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday urged the police forces to "honestly discharge their duties" and function within the democratic framework to "scrupulously respect and ... Read more...

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Apple will find it hard to replace Steeve ‘Cool’ Jobs (Comment)


August 26th, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Think of this as an unusual obituary! For a man who's not only alive, but has also been just elected chairman of the world's most valuable technology company -- one that ... Read more...

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Anna campaign gets US prominence, excites Indian Americans


August 21st, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 21 (IANS) Anna Hazare's campaign against corruption has caught the imagination of Indian Americans and the US media alike though official Washington was apparently caught on the ... Read more...

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Fasting Anna won’t budge on anti-graft law (Roundup)


August 19th, 2011 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Engergised by swelling support, social activist Anna Hazare Friday vowed to remain on a fast till a strong anti-graft law was enacted as he resumed ... Read more...

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Hazare unlikely face of impassioned people’s movement: NYT


August 19th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare is the "the unlikely face of an impassioned people's movement in India", said the New York Times.An NYT report described 74-year-old Anna Hazare ... Read more...

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After assassination attempt, MIM got strengthened: Asaduddin Owaisi (Interview)


May 18th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 18 (IANS) The failed assassination attempt on Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi has led to outpouring of public sympathy and thus strengthened the party, says the outfit's ... Read more...

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Michael Douglas talks of his battle with cancer on Oprah Winfrey show


April 27th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27 (ANI): Actor Michael Douglas has spoken out about his battle with cancer on the Oprah Winfrey show.Douglas, 66, was blindsided by a question about how his health ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown: Edge Says Goodbye


April 16th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Edge, The Rated R Superstar, made his way to the ring last night on WWE Friday Night Smackdown with the World Heavyweight Championship belt across his shoulder. ... Read more...

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Win back trust, send the best to parliament: Ashwani Kumar (Interview)


April 14th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) People have a growing distrust of politics and to regain faith, political parties should choose their best candidates for parliament, Minister of State for Parliamentary ... Read more...

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Lokpal Bill panel must address people’s concerns: BJP (Lead)


April 9th, 2011 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said it hoped that the joint committee formed to draft the Lokpal Bbill would address concerns of the ... Read more...

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Netizens joyful, sceptical after Anna breaks fast


April 9th, 2011 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) From calling it the fight for real independence to advocating a more cautious mood in the battle against corruption -- there was an outpouring ... Read more...

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Lava bubbling below the surface, daily warns Pakistan


February 1st, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) There is "a lava bubbling under the surface" in Pakistan, said an editorial in a Pakistani daily as it commented on the political upheaval in Tunisia and Egypt. ... Read more...

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Nelson Mandela returns home, ‘breathing on his own’


January 29th, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Johannesburg, Jan 29 (ANI): Former South African President Nelson Mandela, who was successfully treated for breathing difficulties during a two-day stay in hospital, has been discharged and is breathing on his own. ... Read more...

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Michael Douglas vows to act again after undergoing cancer treatment


December 1st, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 01 (ANI): After undergoing cancer treatment, Michael Douglas has vowed to act again and said he is looking forward to his next role as Liberace.The Oscar-winning actor, who has been ... Read more...

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26/11: No closure for the nation


November 26th, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashNew Delhi, Nov.26 (ANI): Two years since the barbaric attack by 10 Pakistani trained terrorists that resulted in the death of 166 people in Mumbai, the country's wounds are ... Read more...

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Review 3: Guzaarish (2010)


November 20th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Guzaarish is another addition to this list, with the ace director, Sanjay Bhansali, delving into the physical ailment named ‘Paraplegia’, which debilitates the protagonist’s (Hrithik Roshan’s) character, Ethan Mascarenhas, who is ... Read more...

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All 33 trapped Chilean miners pulled to safety


October 14th, 2010 - 11:43 am ICT by ANI
San Jose, Oct 14(ANI): Sixty-nine days after the San Jose gold and copper mine collapsed in Chile, the last of the 33 trapped miners was raised from the depths of the earth ... Read more...

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Poster girl of Taliban oppression unveils new nose


October 13th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): The woman, who appeared on the cover of Time Magazine without her nose and accompanied by an article highlighting the plight of women in Afghanistan, has unveiled ... Read more...

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Poster girl of Taliban oppression gets new nose


October 13th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 13 (IANS) The young Afghan woman whose nose was chopped off by her husband and who later went on to become the poster girl of Taliban oppression has now ... Read more...

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I’m optimistic, says cancer-stricken Douglas


September 22nd, 2010 - 5:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Hollywood actor Michael Douglas realises that nothing much can be done to relieve him of his throat cancer, but says he is optimistic about the treatment. Douglas is already ... Read more...

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Online campaign to canonise Goan origin priest


September 16th, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
By Mayabhushan Nagvenkar Panaji, Sep 16 (IANS) Back then, when the world travelled on horseback instead of motor cars, and hawks were used to take messages across, the canonisation of Catholic saints was ... Read more...

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Progress in Afghanistan like watching ‘Paint Dry’: General Petraeus


September 15th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 15 (ANI): General David Petraeus, who was appointed to replace former General Stanley McChrystal as the top US Commander in Afghanistan in June, has conceded that a successful counterinsurgency ... Read more...

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Pak police jailed for turning blind eye to Sialkot teen lynchings


September 2nd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Sialkot, Sept 2 (ANI): A court in Sialkot has jailed five police officers for their failure to stop lynching of two teenage brothers. A police chief is among the accused sent to ... Read more...

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