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Santos accuses Brazil confederation of burning out Neymar


June 15th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, June 15 (IANS) Santos president Luis Alvaro Ribeiro has accused Brazil's football confederation of "burning out" star striker Neymar.The 20-year-old cut a frustrated figure during Santos' 0-1 ... Read more...

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‘Narsimha’ - must watch for Ravichandran fans (Kannada Movie Review)


March 24th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Narasimha"; Cast: Ravichandran, Nikisha Patel, Sanjjana, Ramakrishna Ramesh Prasad, Shobharaj, Neenasam Aswath; Dialogues-Screenplay-Direction: Mohan; Producer: N. Kumar; Camera: Suresh Byrasandra; Music: Hamsalekha; Rating: **1/2"Narasimha" is the remake of Tamil ... Read more...

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Like Mayawati like Manohar: Social engineering redux in Goa (Goa Newsletter)


March 11th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 11 (IANS) If Mayawati stormed to power in Uttar Pradesh in 2007 riding on the electoral shoulders of Brahmins and Dalits, Manohar Parrikar has similarly rewritten the ... Read more...

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Girl critical after acid attack


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 22 (IANS) A 20-year-old girl was in critical condition Wednesday after being attacked with acid by a jilted lover near here in Uttar Pradesh, police said.The incident took ... Read more...

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Spurned lover abducts, thrashes girl


November 19th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) A 24-year-old man has been arrested for abducting and thrashing a teenaged girl as she had refused his advances, police said Saturday.The youth, identified as ... Read more...

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Amid China’s overtures, Manmohan to court Maldives


November 7th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) India is set to seal an all embracing agreement and a counter-terror pact with the Maldives when Prime Minister Manmohan Singh meets President Mohammed ... Read more...

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Congress rejects Farooq Abdullah’s overtures


November 4th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 4 (IANS) Congress Friday rejected National Conference president Farooq Abdullah's regrets over his party leader Mustafa Kamal's anti-Congress diatribe.Reacting to Farooq Abdullah's statement issued late Thursday evening in ... Read more...

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Goa wants slice of LGBT tourism pie


October 19th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 19 (IANS) Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transexual (LGBT) tourism might constitute the biggest slice of India's tourist pie in the near future. And Goa is eager for the ... Read more...

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Anxiety affects friendships


September 4th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 4 (IANS) While growing from childhood to adolescence, children rely on close ties with their peers but if they are withdrawn they miss out on the support that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Mumbai blasts a ploy to derail India-Pakistan talks?


July 14th, 2011 - 1:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India has scrupulously avoided pointing a finger at Pakistan for the serial blasts in Mumbai Wednesday evening, but the terror attack which occurred barely ... Read more...

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Gilani urges Karzai to dump US, team up with Pakistan, China: Report


April 27th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 27(ANI): Pakistan is lobbying Afghan President Hamid Karzai against building a long-term strategic partnership with the United States, and urging him instead to look to Pakistan and its ally, ... Read more...

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Antony asks defence top brass not to succumb to corrupt practices


April 25th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 25 (ANI): Defence Minister AK Antony on Monday called upon top brass of the Army and Air Force not to succumb to corrupt practices indulged in by vested interests ... Read more...

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Outcome of latest US-Pak talks: ‘Meet American demands to get aid’ ultimatum


April 24th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 24(ANI): The outcome of Pakistan Foreign Secretary Salman Bashir's visit to Washington is nothing more than an American ultimatum that Islamabad must give in to US demands to maintain the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Indo-Pak impasse won’t be broken soon: US admiral


April 13th, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 13(ANI): India and Pakistan are unlikely to resolve their outstanding disputes in the near term due to the turmoil in Pakistan, a top US commander has said.Admiral Robert Willard, the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

PM’s invitation to Gilani reflects holistic approach: Congress


March 29th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The Congress said Monday that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's invitation to his Pakistani counterpart Yousuf Raza Gilani for the cricket World Cup semifinal reflects ... Read more...

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‘Raaj’ fails to make an impact (Telugu Movie Review)


March 19th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Raaj"; Cast: Sumanth, Priyamani, Vimala Raman, Ajay, Ali and others; Producer: Kumar Brothers; Director: V.N. Adithya; Music: Koti; Rating *Sumanth is one actor in the Telugu film industry who picks ... 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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Pak holds ‘trump card’ to success of Afghan peace talks with Taliban: Gilani


October 13th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 13 (ANI): The renewed Afghan efforts to make peace with the Taliban to end the nine-year war would fail without Pakistan's help, Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has ... Read more...

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Men never forget sexy women’s sexual overtures even years after event


October 13th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): A new study suggests that college-aged men are very likely to remember a woman's initial sexual interest (attraction or rejection), especially when the woman in question is thought ... Read more...

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Brett Favre’s Photos Are Released By Deadspin


October 8th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Yet another scandal surrounds the legendary quarterback Brett Favre. This time he had sent his naked photos to 26 year old model Jenn Sterger. Deadspin of Gawker Media has ... Read more...

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Designer Raghavendra Rathore turns painter (With Image)


October 2nd, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Designer Raghavendra Rathore has changed his medium - instead of clothes, he has used colours and brushes on a canvas to give expression to his thoughts."Art to ... Read more...

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Taliban refute Petraeus’ claims, say “no negotiations with foreign invaders, Afghan puppet govt”


September 29th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Sept 29 (ANI): A Taliban spokesman has reportedly dismissed the commander of Nato troops in Afghanistan, General David Petreaus' claims that insurgent groups have made overtures about laying down their ... Read more...

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Losing House would help Obama in 2012: Bill Clinton


September 20th, 2010 - 7:10 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Sept 20 (ANI): Former US President Bill Clinton has said that President Obama's re-election chances might be improved if the Democrats lose control of the House of Representatives in the ... Read more...

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Stop blaming India for Balochistan unrest without proof: Pak editorial


September 17th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 17 (ANI): An editorial in a leading Pakistani newspaper has said that while the country has alleged time and again that India has been involved in the Balochistan insurgency, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Taliban may be eyeing role in Afghan politics again


September 14th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Sept.14 (ANI): Taliban leaders are apparently nurturing hopes of rebuilding their political clout in Kabul, according to a top United Nations envoy and some Afghan politicians."Any indication that they're ... Read more...

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Mirwaiz slams BJP, reminds of Vajpayee’s overtures


September 12th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
By George Joseph New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq Sunday expressed "utter dismay" over what he called "the negative attitude of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)" towards ... Read more...

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Prince William ‘to wed Kate Middleton next August’


August 29th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 29 (ANI): Britain's Prince William will marry his long-term girlfriend Kate Middleton at London's Westminster Abbey next August, according to sources.According to sources, royal aides made 'discreet overtures' ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Cole tells Ancelotti he wants to quit Chelsea


August 1st, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 1 (ANI): Defender Ashley Cole told Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti that he wants to quit the club, and asked Spanish giant Real Madrid to sign him.Cole had a 20-minute ... Read more...

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Sex-for-immigration lands Canadian judge in jail


July 30th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 30 (IANS) In an embarrassing case for the Canadian immigration system, a court here Thursday jailed an immigration judge for demanding sex from a South Korean woman to ... Read more...

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India “shell-shocked” over improving Pak-Afghan relationship


July 26th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 26(ANI): India, along with other South Asian countries, is "shell-shocked" with recent moves by Pakistan and Afghanistan to improve their once-frosty relationship, the New York Times has reported.The ... Read more...

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Plan to ‘buy off’ Taliban at core of international conference


July 19th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 19 (DPA) Afghan President Hamid Karzai is set to present a plan aimed at persuading up to 36,000 insurgent fighters to lay down their arms by 2015 at the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Afghan NSA blasts Pak for providing safe havens to Al-Qaeda, other terror groups


July 6th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, July 6 (ANI): In what appears to be a significant change in Afghanistan's policy after continuous overtures to Pakistan, National Security Advisor Rangin Dadfar Spanta has called on Islamabad to take ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Chinese firms sign nuke reactor deals with Pak despite international outcry


June 25th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, June 25 (ANI): Despite serious objections being raised by both the US and India over China's offer to help Pakistan build two nuclear reactors, a couple of Chinese companies have already ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Ryan Murphy denies ‘Glee’ movie plans


June 23rd, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 23 (ANI): Ryan Murphy, creator of 'Glee', has refused the reports that the musical TV series may soon be seen on big screens.Internet gossips grew after a report suggested the ... Read more...

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‘Krishnan Love Story’ provides aesthetic entertainment (Kannada Film Review)


June 19th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Krishnan Love Story"; Director: Shashank; Cast: Ajay Rao, Radhika Pandit, Neenasam Achyutha, Aswath and Naayi Chandru; Music: Sridhar; Rating: ***1/2Shashank has done it again. After "Moggina Manasu" ... Read more...

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