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They alleged my son was on drugs and set himself on fire: Bedabrata Pain


September 12th, 2012 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Bedabrata Pain has lost his case in a Los Angeles court over his son's death and says the authorities "alleged that my boy was ... Read more...

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Hudson forgives family’s killer


September 12th, 2012 - 7:23 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 12 (IANS) Singer-actress Jennifer Hudson has forgiven her estranged brother-in law William Balfour for murdering her mother, brother, and nephew because his tough upbringing left him emotionally ... Read more...

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India desires stable Pakistan: Krishna


September 7th, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) New Delhi is committed to a "peaceful bilateral dialogue" and wants a "stable and prosperous Pakistan", Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said after arriving here ... Read more...

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Cruise’s crazy demand


September 6th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise reportedly left the authorities at a hotel worried when he demanded that the hotel be vacated so that he could dine in ... Read more...

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Actor Rock fought with thieves on movie set


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Actor Dwayne Johnson aka Rock reportedly had a one-on-one fight with burglars on the sets of his upcoming film "The Fast And Furious 6".The former wrestler ... Read more...

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Delhi book fair begins


September 1st, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The 18th annual Delhi Book Fair began at Pragati Maidan here Saturday.The nine day book fair will have e-books as its theme. There will also ... Read more...

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Assam violence a cause of worry: PM


August 31st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Aug 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said the ethnic violence in Assam that has claimed over 80 lives is a "cause of ... Read more...

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UN extends peacekeeping mission in Lebanon


August 31st, 2012 - 10:31 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti)The UN Security Council has extended its peacekeeping mission in Lebanon for another year by unanimously adopting a resolution Thursday.The resolution extends the mandate of ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu leaders greet Malayalees on Onam


August 28th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 28 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa and DMK president M. Karunanidhi Tuesday greeted Malayalees on Onam.In a statement issued here, Jayalalithaa said, "The Onam festival stresses ... Read more...

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Kashmiri students meet president


August 25th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Students from Jammu and Kashmir met President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday as part of the Indian Army's initiative towards national integration, officials said.The students belonged ... Read more...

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Parliament won’t be adjourned sine die


August 24th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The government Friday scotched rumours that it may adjourn parliament's monsoon session sine die in the wake of the continuing protests over coal blocks allocation."There ... Read more...

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I still love Chris Brown: Rihanna


August 20th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 20 (IANS) Singer Rihanna bared her feelings about ex-boyfriend Chris Brown saying that she still loves him."I still love him. I think he was the love of ... Read more...

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Sonia condemns Assam violence, mistreatment of northeast people


August 19th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Sunday expressed her "deep pain" at the ethnic violence in Assam and condemned the subsequent mistreatment faced by people from ... Read more...

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Protect northeast people, says CPI-M


August 16th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The CPI-M Thursday called for immediate steps to protect the safety of people from the northeast in other parts of India in the wake of ... Read more...

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Gaga teams up with Lamar


August 16th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 16 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga is working with rapper Kendrick Lamar for his upcoming debut album.Gaga, 26, has recorded a song with Lamar, called "Partynauseous" which she ... Read more...

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People from northeast safe in Karnataka: Shinde


August 16th, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) People from the northeast were safe in Karnataka, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Thursday while warning that those spreading rumours would be severely punished."I request ... Read more...

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Pakistan needs to be strict with terrorists: Kayani (Lead)


August 14th, 2012 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Pakistan needs stricter laws to deal with terrorism, army chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani said in comments published Tuesday.Addressing a parade at the Pakistan Military Academy ... Read more...

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UN, World Bank to jointly address global challenges


August 10th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 10 (IANS) The UN and the World Bank agreed Thursday to work more closely in addressing global challenges, including sustainable development, health and education.In his meeting with ... Read more...

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Brand gets new tattoo


August 7th, 2012 - 2:11 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 7 (IANS) Actor Russell Brand has a new tattoo, which reads "Lord, make me a channel of thy peace".The British comedian, who split from his wife ... Read more...

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President, PM greet nation on Raksha Bandhan


August 1st, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan."I extend my ... Read more...

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PM speaks to Assam CM, directs him to monitor situation


July 24th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday spoke to Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and directed him to "monitor the situation closely" and to "ensure safety ... Read more...

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Obama bans Somalia charcoal import


July 21st, 2012 - 8:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 21 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Friday ordered a ban on charcoal imports from Somalia.The president said the trade generates "significant revenue" for al-Shabaab, a Somalia-based cell ... Read more...

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Sage was centre of our universe: Sylvester


July 17th, 2012 - 3:27 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 17 (IANS) Actor Sylvester Stallone says his son Sage was the centre of his and ex-wife Sasha Czack's universe and the loss will be felt for ... Read more...

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Threat of terrorism remains in Punjab: Chidambaram


July 13th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday said the threat of terrorism remains in Punjab but expressed confidence about the government's ability to tackle any attempt to ... Read more...

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Cruise-Holmes separation upsets JLO


July 13th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 13 (IANS) Singer Jennifer Lopez is sad for Tom Cruise and Kate Holmes and says that nobody wins in their divorce settlement."I heard about it when ... Read more...

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Shettar elected Karnataka BJP legislature party leader (Lead)


July 10th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 10 (IANS) After day-long hankering over power spoils, Karnataka's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party Tuesday elected Rural Development Minister Jagadish Shettar as leader of its legislature wing, paving ... Read more...

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Pakistan’s new panel chief follows Gandhi’s teachings


July 10th, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) Pakistan's new Chief Election Commissioner Fakhruddin G. Ebrahim was born in India's Gujarat state where he attended lectures given by Mahatma Gandhi. He continues to be ... Read more...

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BJP’s Karnataka change victory of corruption: Congress


July 8th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Congress Sunday termed the change of leadership in the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Karnataka as a "victory of corruption".The BJP's ally, ... Read more...

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Three tourists injured in Goa hotel accident


July 6th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 5 (IANS) Three tourists including two Americans were injured after a false ceiling came crashing down upon them at a hotel in Cavelossim village here. The injuries were ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan experts to meet over nuclear CBMs


July 5th, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) India and Pakistan have decided to hold meetings of experts on nuclear and conventional confidence building measures.The ongoing implementation of the already adopted nuclear and ... Read more...

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Pakistani foreign secretary arrives for talks


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Secretary Jalil Abbas Jilani Tuesday arrived here, saying he has been given the mandate to carry forward the dialogue process with India, and ... Read more...

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Ram Sene should be monitored: Congress


June 21st, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 21 (IANS) Activities of the Sri Rama Sene (SRS) should be monitored and the outfit should be deterred from setting up base in Goa, a Congress leader said ... Read more...

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Maharashtra man returns after two years in Pakistani jail (With image)


June 17th, 2012 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar, June 17 (IANS) As Pakistan released five Indians from jail Saturday, the family of 58-year-old Bhanudas Karale from Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district were the first to reach Amritsar to welcome ... Read more...

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Mehdi Hassan to be laid to rest Friday


June 13th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Mehdi Hassan, the legendary Pakistani ghazal maestro born in India, passed away at a Karachi hospital Wednesday and his son says that the funeral will ... Read more...

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Pakistan second-largest troop contributor to UN


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 3 (IANS) Pakistan remains the second-largest contributor of troops in UN peacekeeping activities, the Pakistani military said Sunday. Bangladesh is the biggest contributor and India is third after ... Read more...

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