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Cross-chopping topless activist flees Ukraine


September 6th, 2012 - 5:47 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A member of Ukrainian feminist group Femen, who cut down a wooden crucifix while being topless in Kiev in support of Russian punk band Pussy ... Read more...

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Uddhav again demands permit system for Bihari migrants


September 4th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray Tuesday reiterated the party's old demand of a "permit system" to check influx of migrants from Bihar and other ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray discharged from hospital


August 1st, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray, 86, was Wednesday discharged from a hospital here after spending eight days there following breathing problems, a hospital official said."His ... Read more...

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Uddhav visits father in hospital


July 28th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 28 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray, who recently underwent an angioplasty, Saturday visited his father and party patriarch Bal Thackeray in hospital, a party official ... Read more...

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Gadkari visits Bal Thackeray in hospital


July 26th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) BJP president Nitin Gadkari Thursday visited ailing Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray, who is admitted in a hospital here, party officials said.Gadkari was accompanied by Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray hospitalised


July 24th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) A day after Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray returned home after undergoing an angioplasty, Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray was Tuesday admitted to hospital ... Read more...

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Gowda to meet Advani, Gadkari in Delhi


July 7th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 7 (IANS) Beleaguered Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda Saturday left for New Delhi to meet Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) patriarch L.K. Advani and party president Nitin ... Read more...

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A sweet story from Karnataka


June 12th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 12 (IANS) Ask about Karnataka's most popular mithai and Mysorepak is the obvious answer. But there is another sweetmeat that many swear by, the kunda, from Belgaum ... Read more...

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Russian orthodox church opens Facebook account


May 16th, 2012 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Orthodox Church has opened a Facebook account called "Patriarch Kirill" to inform internet users about the life and work of the Russian ... Read more...

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DMK will stand by Raja, says Karunanidhi


May 15th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 15 (IANS) DMK patriarch M. Karunanidhi Tuesday expressed his happiness at party leader and former telecom minister A. Raja being freed on bail in the 2G spectrum case, ... Read more...

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At Birla marriage anniversary, Mamata talks business


April 29th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 29 (IANS) In a bid to send the right signals to the business community, deterred from investing due to the West Bengal government's land and SEZ policies, ... Read more...

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Two years after death, Jyoti Basu still CPI-M mascot (Lead, correcting para nine)


February 19th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) Even over two years after his death, Marxist patriarch Jyoti Basu's appeal continues undiminished, at least in the party of which he was one of ... Read more...

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Two years after death, Jyoti Basu still CPI-M mascot


February 19th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 19 (IANS) Even over two years after his death, Marxist patriarch Jyoti Basu's appeal continues undiminished, at least in the party of which he was one of ... Read more...

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Bal Thackeray’s birthday passes as a low-key affair


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray's 86th birthday Monday was a low-key affair due to the code of conduct in place ahead of the Mumbai civic ... Read more...

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Russian church urges Kremlin not to ignore vote protests


January 8th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The head of Russia's Orthodox Church has asked the country's leaders to listen to and act on the demands voiced at recent mass protests across ... Read more...

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Government spreading lies about Anna: Kejriwal


December 25th, 2011 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) Dismissing reports of Anna Hazare's links with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal Sunday said the government was spreading "rumours" about ... Read more...

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Mumbai industrialist J.M. Mansukhani dead


November 1st, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 1 (IANS) Well-known Mumbai industrialist J.M. Mansukhani, patriarch and co-founder of MAN Industries, died here late Monday night, an official said Tuesday. He was 79.Mansukhani is survived by ... Read more...

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Township must be named after Jyoti Basu: Left


October 21st, 2011 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) The opposition Left Front (LF) Friday demanded that the West Bengal government reverse its move to scrap the renaming of North 24 Parganas district's Rajarhat ... Read more...

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Komal’s lively performance makes ‘Maryaade Raamanna’ enjoyable (Kannada Movie Review)


September 25th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Maryaade Raamanna"; Cast: Komal, Nisha, Rajesh, Mukesh Rishi, Dharma and Doddanna; Director: Guru Prasad; Producer: T. Kumaresh Babu; Camera: R.Giri; Music Director: M.M. Keervani; Rating: ** 1/2Guru Prasad's "Maryaade Raamanna" ... Read more...

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Mother Teresa shelter razed in Moscow


September 20th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) As Moscow prepares to unveil a bronze monument of Mother Teresa, city authorities here have demolished a shelter owned by her Catholic order, citing lack ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu to tax DTH firms, IPL matches


September 14th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 14 (IANS) The cash-strapped Tamil Nadu government Wednesday brought Direct-to-Home (DTH) telecast service providers and the Indian Premier League (IPL) cricket tournament within the state's entertainment tax ambit.The ... Read more...

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‘Kumar Mangalam will take charge of Kesoram when required’


July 5th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Kesoram Industries director Manjushree Khaitan Tuesday said Aditya Birla Group chief Kumar Mangalam Birla will take charge of the company when required."He (Kumar Mangalam) will take charge ... Read more...

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Alliance with DMK to continue in same spirit: Congress


June 11th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) With the DMK deciding to continue with the alliance, the Congress Friday said its ties with the Tamil Nadu opposition party would "continue in the ... Read more...

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JPC meets CBI chief, may call Maran on 2G


June 7th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) As the joint parliamentary committee (JPC) met Tuesday to hear from the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on its probe into the 2G scam, the ... Read more...

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At 88, Karunanidhi gets bitter present from Jaya


June 3rd, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 3 (IANS) Muthuvel Karunanidhi's troubles are unending.After seeing his DMK nearly wiped out in elections and his daughter and Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi in prison, Tamil Nadu's new ... Read more...

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Russian paratroopers receive chapel on wheels


May 28th, 2011 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 28 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The Russian Orthodox Church has given the country's Airborne Troops a mobile chapel to accompany them on combat missions, a paratrooper spokesman said.The chapel is ... Read more...

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Only Baalu from DMK at UPA dinner (Lead)


May 22nd, 2011 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, May 22 (IANS) DMK ministers will skip the United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) second anniversary dinner to be hosted at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence Sunday evening, but ... Read more...

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DMK’s Baalu to attend UPA second anniversary


May 22nd, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chennai, May 22 (IANS) DMK ministers will skip the United Progressive Alliance's (UPA) second anniversary dinner to be hosted at Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's residence Sunday evening, but ... Read more...

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Gautam Ghosh plans documentary on Mamata Banerjee


May 18th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 18 (IANS) National award winning director Gautam Ghosh will make a documentary on the life and struggle of Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal chief minister-elect Mamata ... Read more...

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Charge sheet entire Karunanidhi family, says Jayalalithaa


April 25th, 2011 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 24 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) must charge sheet the entire family of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi, not just his daughter Kanimozhi and managing ... Read more...

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A family that plays together really does stay together


February 15th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): Most of us are familiar with an old adage 'A family that plays together stays together'.Now, a new study has confirmed this old maxim.Researchers from Concordia University ... Read more...

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Dad’s strict upbringing still affects Janet Jackson


February 13th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Janet Jackson, who yearned to call her father 'dad' as a kid, has revealed that she is still scared of her authoritative father Joe.In an emotional TV interview ... Read more...

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Strict upbringing still affects Janet


February 12th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 12 (IANS) Singer Janet Jackson, who did not dare call her father "dad" when she was a kid, admits she is still scared of her authoritative father Joseph.Joseph Jackson was ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi hits back at Swamy, says no irregularities in land scam


February 8th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 8 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) chief M Karunanidhi has refuted the charges of irregularities in the allotment of land under the discretionary quota, and ... Read more...

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Swamy seeks sanction to prosecute Karunanidhi


February 7th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Feb 7 (ANI): Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy on Monday submitted a petition to Tamil Nadu Governor Surjit Singh Barnala seeking sanction to prosecute Chief Minister and Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) ... Read more...

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