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My father will give new dimension to office of president: Pranab’s daughter


July 22nd, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee's daughter Sharmistha Sunday said her father would give a new dimension to the office of president of India with his experience and ... Read more...

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Will Badal be NDA choice for vice president? (Punjab Newsletter)


May 4th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 4 (IANS) His CV reads something like this: five-time chief minister, one of the seniormost political leaders in the country, widely networked, respected and acceptable to most ... Read more...

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Angkor Vat replica to come up in Bihar


March 29th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 29 (IANS) A bigger version of the famous 12th century Angkor Vat temple in Cambodia is set to come up in Bihar's Vaishali district. And with some help ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

India-Pakistan ties: A year of building trust (Yearender)


December 19th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 19 (IANS) "Trust, but verify." Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's watchword on re-engaging Pakistan found traction in 2011 and saw the troubled post-26/11 ties turning a corner, ... Read more...

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Gandhi confidant Pulok Chatterjee joins PMO


October 3rd, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 3 (IANS) With the UPA reeling under a host of crises, Pulok Chatterjee, a confidant of Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, Monday joined the Prime Minister's Office ... Read more...

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Indian corporates, get your act right


August 15th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) They are actors, their students are top Indian corporates and they can sure teach a thing or two about posturing, interjection and voice modulation that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

As Pakistan looms, PM returns from Afghanistan with renewed ties (Lead)


May 13th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kabul, May 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh concluded a two-day visit to Afghanistan Friday, upgrading ties to a strategic partnership - with Pakistan looming heavily in the ... Read more...

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US cables criticise Sonia Gandhi, Karat: WikiLeaks


December 17th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 17 (IANS) US diplomats in India accused Congress president Sonia Gandhi of failing to show "principled leadership" and called Marxist leader Prakash Karat an "extortionist", embassy cables leaked by ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

My equation with Bush, Obama due to India’s rise


November 13th, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
By Arvind PadmanabhanOn Board Air India One, Nov 12 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said his personal rapport with US President Barack Obama and his predecessor George Bush ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Obama asks India’s youth to join public service, pitches for growth (Lead)


November 7th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 7 (IANS) In remarks similar to what Prime Minister Manmohan Singh also often makes, US President Barack Obama Sunday said economic growth cannot be undermined as it was necessary ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

It would be my honour to interview Aamir Khan: Karan Johar


October 29th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 29 (IANS) Director Karan Johar, who is coming up with the third season of "Koffee with Karan", said he would be honoured to bring and interview superstar Aamir Khan ... Read more...

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US-India ties will remain clouded by Pakistan (IANS Book Review)


May 29th, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy Book: "The South Asia Story"; Author: Harold A. Gould; Sage Publications, Price: Rs.295; Pages: 136When the affable Chester Bowles was named ambassador to India in 1951, it was seen ... Read more...

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Being in front of camera was terrifying: Photographer Atul Kasbekar


May 23rd, 2010 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) He has been creating magic behind the lenses for 18 years, but when ace photographer Atul Kasbekar faced the arc lights for a TV commercial, he ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Shekhawat was an elder statesman: Krishna


May 15th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Saturday condoled the death of former vice president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat, saying the country had lost an elder statesman. "In him, we ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Krishna to represent India at G-15 Tehran meet


May 8th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Against the backdrop of escalating Western pressure on Iran over its suspect nuclear programme, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna goes to Tehran next week to represent ... Read more...

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Gerard Butler not in ‘Saat Khoon Maaf’: Priyanka Chopra


April 21st, 2010 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Scottish actor Gerard Butler is not playing one of Priyanka Chopra's seven husbands in Vishal Bharadwaj's "Saat Khoon Maaf", the National Award winning actress clarified through ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Casey Anthony Judge Quits The Case


April 20th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Florida, Apr 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a surprising development, the judge in the sensational Casey Anthony murder case has quit the case after accusations of partiality were thrown at him. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

No drift in India-US ties: Manmohan


April 14th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) Discounting suggestions that Indo-US relations were in a drift or were not as warm as they used to be under the previous Bush administration, Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Menon, Narayanan to attend Munich Conference


February 5th, 2010 - 10:53 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi/Kolkata, Feb.5 (ANI): Two representatives from India will for the first time be taking part in the Munich Security Conference which starts today.National Security Advisor Shiv Shankar Menon and his predecessor ... Read more...

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Karan Johar coaxes Shahrukh Khan to get on Twitter


January 4th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
By Subhash K JhaMore and more Bollywood A-listers feel the need to communicate with their fans through social networking sites on the internet. After Priyanka Chopra, Abhishek Bachchan, Imran Khan and ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh a hit on Twitter, has over 20,300 followers


January 4th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 4 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is a hit on social networking site Twitter - he registered Saturday night and already has over 20,300 followers. Shah Rukh revealed on ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

No big deal if PM has preferred G-20 over UNGA this year: ex-diplomats


September 21st, 2009 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Sep.21 (ANI): Former diplomats do not see anything amiss in the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, missing this year's United Nations General Assembly session in New York ... Read more...

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Aish-Hrithik display amazing rapport on Guzaarish sets


August 12th, 2009 - 4:01 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's first pairing up together happened with Yash Raj Films' Dhoom 2 and their sizzling chemistry rocked the box-office. Ashutosh Gowariker's mega epic Jodhaa Akbar saw ... Read more...

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Shekhar Suman busy promoting Adhyayan


July 14th, 2009 - 4:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Shekhar Suman must be tagged as the best daddy by Adhyayan, as he is all powered up to promote his son. Recently on the sets of Dekh India Dekh, he was ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dump mobiles to boost sex life, BJD MP tells politicians


March 30th, 2009 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda and Byomakesh Biswal Bhubaneswar, March 30 (IANS) Senior Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader Prasanna Patasani has advised his political and party friends to stay away from mobile phones ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Reports of rift with Jaitley a media creation: Sudhanshu Mittal


March 21st, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Syed Zarir Hussain Guwahati, March 21 (IANS) Sudhanshu Mittal, the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) co-convenor for the poll campaign in the northeast, has said that reports of a rift between him ... Read more...

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Advani, senior BJP leaders attend Ved Prakash Goyal’s funeral


December 18th, 2008 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders, including former deputy prime minister L.K. Advani, Thursday attended the funeral of former union minister Ved Prakash Goyal here.Goyal, 82, died late Wednesday ... Read more...

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Imagine if Obama’s wife was white, asks African-American author


November 24th, 2008 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) In a fresh insight into complex race relations in the US, iconic African-American author and academic Ali Mazrui says Barack Obama would not have been in the ... Read more...

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Putting NSG row behind, India and China talk n-cooperation (Lead)


September 25th, 2008 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 24 (IANS) Putting behind them the mistrust sparked by China's perceived negative role in the NSG, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh held talks with Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao Wednesday ... Read more...

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Chilean president calls Patil ‘dear friend’


April 23rd, 2008 - 8:05 pm ICT by admin
By Liz Mathew Santiago, April 23 (IANS) A day after their first meeting, the bonding between Indian President Pratibha Patil and her Chilean counterpart Michelle Bachelet seems to have intensified. To express her ... Read more...

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Patil conferred doctorate by University of Chile


April 23rd, 2008 - 1:52 pm ICT by admin
Santiago, April 23 (IANS) The University of Chile has presented Indian President Pratibha Patil an honorary doctorate, also awarded to Polish Nobel laureate Lech Walesa and renowned philosopher and writer Noam Chomsky. ... Read more...

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