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Om Puri’s role in ‘Chakravyuh’ similar to Kobad Ghandy


August 11th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Filmmaker Prakash Jha's new movie "Chakravyuh", which explores the Maoist insurgency, will see Om Puri playing a character similar to Maoist leader Kobad Ghandy. The veteran ... Read more...

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Olympics: We are here for gold, says LeBron James


July 27th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Miami Heat superstar LeBron James says the US Olympic basketball team can find the necessary cohesion to take the gold in London.James will try to ... Read more...

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1,500-year-old handwritten Bible kept in Turkish museum


February 25th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ankara, Feb 25 (IANS) A handwritten Bible, believed to be 1,500 years old, is stored at a museum here. The 52-page Bible is written in Aramaic, the language Jesus spoke.The ... Read more...

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Sahmat sends open invitation to Rushdie


January 23rd, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Drawing parallels with late painter M.F. Husain, artist-activist group Sahmat Monday extended an invitation to Salman Rushdie, author of "The Satanic Verses", who has had ... Read more...

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Government acted undemocratically on Lokpal: BJP


December 30th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday slammed the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA), accusing it of acting undemocratically in the Rajya Sabha and not ... Read more...

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Tharoor penning book on India’s role in new world


November 17th, 2011 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) After a hiatus of two years, politician-writer Shashi Tharoor is back to writing a book. And this time, it's about India's place in the ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Koalas’ loud noises made by human-style voice boxes


September 29th, 2011 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 29 (IANS) Male koalas bellow during the mating season because their voice boxes are similar to those of humans. The cute and furry tree-dwelling creature, a marsupial, weighing ... Read more...

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India’s Anna has caught world’s attention: Pakistani daily


August 21st, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 21 (IANS) Indian anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare's determination to have a strong Lokpal bill has caught the world's attention, said a Pakistani daily Sunday.An editorial in the News ... Read more...

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Anna fever may grip Pakistan too: daily (Lead)


August 18th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) The time may have come for an Anna Hazare type campaign against corruption in Pakistan, the Dawn newspaper said Thursday.An editorial in the mass circulation ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Gandhi trust land given by gram panchayat: Congress


August 3rd, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Congress party Wednesday clarified that the land taken by the Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust was only a leased land which was willingly given by ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Politics is all about being in present: Tharoor


June 23rd, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Politics is all about being in the present, unlike sports in which planning for the future was possible, writer-politician Shashi Tharoor, the Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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Omar says Pakistan attack bad for India


May 23rd, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 23 (IANS) The terror attack on a military facility in Pakistan's port city of Karachi was "bad" for India, a worried Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah ... Read more...

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Fergie has his plate full, can’t take each game as it comes


May 4th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 4 (ANI): Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson cannot afford to take each game as it comes, for he has to consider not only tonight's Champions League semi-final second ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Jones’ storytelling is agile, says Gyllenhaal


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Dehli, April 22 (IANS) Hollywood actor Jake Gyllenhaal, whose thriller "Source Code" will hit the screens in India April 29, was intrigued by the film's premise, and the acting ... Read more...

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Ponting had done enough to have say on his future as captain: Gilchrist


March 22nd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 22 (ANI): Former wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist has said that out of form captain Ricky Ponting has the right to have a say on his future as the skipper, inspite of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Sudesh Berry returns with negative role (With Image)


February 16th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) After successfully playing the shrewd Loha Singh in "Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo", actor Sudesh Berry has bagged yet another negative role - that a devious ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Clarify stand on Kashmir’s territory: Omar to PDP


February 13th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 13 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Sunday asked the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to clarify its stand on the territorial integrity of the state after ... Read more...

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Mubarak to quit, hand over power to military council: Official


February 11th, 2011 - 2:23 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 11 (IANS) Embattled Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will step down and transfer power to an armed forces panel, said a senior Egyptian official.Speculation was rife throughout Thursday that Mubarak, who ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Murray’s girlfriend to watch Oz Open finals from London home


January 29th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan.29 (ANI): British tennis champion Andy Murray's long-term girlfriend, Kim Sears, will be watching his Australian Open final against Slovak Novak Djokovic from their London home on Sunday.Jim Courier, the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Root cause of blood vessel damage in people with diabetes discovered


January 29th, 2011 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 29 (ANI): Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have identified a key mechanism that appears to contribute to blood vessel damage in people with diabetes.The researchers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Sarah Palin To Give Keynote Address To Mark Ronald Reagan’s 100th Birth Anniversary


January 28th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican leader Sarah Palin is all set to give the keynote address at the "Reagan 100 Opening Banquet," an event that has been organized at the ... Read more...

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Never seen Australian team going backwards so soon: Neil Harvey


January 6th, 2011 - 2:02 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Jan 6 (ANI): Drawing parallel with the situation when Kerry Packer robbed the Australian Test team of its top talent in the late 1970s, former captain Neil Harvey has said that ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Fruit flies shed light on parallels between cancer development, infection


January 4th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 4 (ANI): A new study from The City College of New York has successfully drawn parallels between infection and the way blood cancer develops, specifically in fruit flies.The immune system ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Watch ‘Arekti Premer Galpo’ for Rituparno’s performance (Bengali Movie Review)


December 24th, 2010 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Arekti Premer Galpo"; Cast: Rituparno Ghosh, Indraneil Sengupta, Raima Sen, Churni Ganguly, Chapal Bhaduri; Director: Koushik Ganguly; Producer; Cinemawalla Rating: ***The key to this film lies in its name. For "Arekti Premer ... Read more...

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A pill to erase painful memories in offing


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Scientists in the US believe they may be able to help people erase painful memories with the help of a pill. They have discovered that proteins can ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Ra.One Postponed, Will Release On Diwali Next Year


November 16th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
 November 16, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): This is bad news for all Shah Rukh Khan fans in India. Ra.One, one of the most large-scale movies from the actor’s production house will reportedly ... Read more...

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UK army chief says al-Qaeda cannot be beaten


November 14th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.14 (ANI):General Sir David Richards, the new head of Britain's armed forces, has warned that the West cannot defeat al-Qaeda and militant Islam. In an interview to The Sunday Telegraph, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

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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Mumbai lights up for Diwali, shoppers flood markets


November 4th, 2010 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 4 (IANS) Mumbai wore a vibrant look Thursday, a day ahead of the festival of lights. People were seen thronging shopping centres, malls and small street bazaars for their ... 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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Aussie debutant George dubbed as ‘Glenn McGrath with an outswinger’


October 9th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Oct 9 (ANI): Australian pacer Peter George, who is replacing injured Doug Bollinger in the squad for the second Test against India, has been dubbed as "Glenn McGrath with an outswinger".George ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Life sentence means freedom in India: Neelam Katara


October 6th, 2010 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Reacting to the Supreme Court's verdict in the Priyadarshini Mattoo murder case, Neelam Katara, mother of another murder victim Nitish Katara, Wednesday said life sentence in India ... Read more...

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No time for writing, regrets Vayalar Ravi


September 8th, 2010 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi Tuesday rued that he did not get any time for writing after joining the cabinet. "I used to write a lot, but ... Read more...

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Stress management tricky with Chilean miners, says NY psychologist


September 6th, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 6 (ANI): A NY psychologist has highlighted the sources of stress that the Chilean miners and their rescuers would need to manage in the weeks and months ahead.Michael J. Poulin ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cancer-stricken Douglas regrets neglecting fatherhood for movie carrier


September 6th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 06 (ANI): Cancer-stricken Michael Douglas has admitted that he regrets sacrificing fatherhood for his movie carrier.The Oscar-winning star was copping to regrets he has about being a bad dad ... Read more...

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