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23 Indians hostage in ship hijacked by pirates in Nigeria


September 5th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos, Sep 5 (IANS) As many as 23 Indian sailors were being held hostage since Tuesday night by pirates who hijacked an oil tanker with a Singapore-based company in southwest ... Read more...

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Comparison with Salman makes Jackky happy


August 30th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Jackky Bhagnani has built an eight-pack abs for his upcoming film "Ajab Gazabb Love" and says it is a compliment that people compare his physique ... Read more...

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Ivy Queen thrives in male-dominated reggaeton


August 29th, 2012 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) Puerto Rican reggaeton pioneer Ivy Queen is presenting her new album "La musa" that will keep her in the forefront of a musical genre dominated ... Read more...

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Documentary on blind chess players ready


August 18th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) Four years in the making, a unique film is nearing completion. A British filmmaker and an Indian team have come together to make the first ever ... Read more...

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Science journalism pioneer dies


August 17th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 17 (IANS/EFE) Spanish journalist Manuel Calvo Hernando, a pioneer of reporting on science both in his homeland and in Latin America, died Thursday in Madrid. He was 88.The ... Read more...

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Ma Qing Hua becomes first Chinese to drive F1 car


July 13th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Ma Qing Hua has become the first Chinese to drive a Formula One car after he got the taste of HRT's F112 at the Silverstone Circuit."Thursday ... Read more...

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Time to take Indian cinema to global audience: Shabana


June 7th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, June 7 (IANS) The Indian film industry completes 100 years in 2013 and veteran actress Shabana Azmi says it's time to take it on to the global platform and ... Read more...

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I am unemployed: Shahid Kapoor


January 23rd, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) While most actors have chock-a-block shooting schedules in 2012, Shahid Kapoor has no qualms in admitting that he has no work on hand as of ... Read more...

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UAE participates in global microcredit summit in Spain


November 18th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Valladolid (Spain), Nov 18 (IANS/WAM) UAE's Ambassador to Spain Hessa Al-Otaiba has led the country's delegation to the 5th Global Microcredit Summit in Valladolid, Spain.During the four-day summit that ended ... Read more...

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UN celebrates World Space Week


October 8th, 2011 - 2:42 am ICT by IANS
Vienna, Oct 8 (IANS) A sculpture of late Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin was presented to the UN office here Friday to celebrate "50 Years of Human Spaceflight", the theme of ... Read more...

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Goa assembly remembers ‘digital missionary’ Steve Jobs


October 7th, 2011 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 7 (IANS) The Goa assembly Friday paid tribute to "digital missionary" and Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, saying that he had made all our lives "better, communicable and comfortable"."He ... Read more...

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Need adequate, not supreme powers: Karnataka’s new Lokayukta


September 15th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Yadgir (Karnataka), Sep 15 (IANS) Karnataka Lokayukta Shivaraj V. Patil said Thursday the institution of ombudsman needs adequate and not supreme powers to tackle graft."Paramadhikara bekilla, saakashtu adhikara beku (Don't ... Read more...

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Pilot dies as trainer aircraft crashes


July 29th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 29 (IANS) A trainer aircraft of a private flying club Friday crashed into the fields of a village in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh district, killing the pilot and leaving ... Read more...

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Finnair to operate its first biofuel powered flight


July 14th, 2011 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, July 14 (IANS) Nordic air carrier Finnair will operate its first biofuel powered flight between Amsterdam and Helsinki from next week, an official said Thursday.Finnair's flight will use biofuel ... Read more...

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‘Mausam’ is very close to my heart: Shahid Kapur


July 9th, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapur says he is sentimentally attached to his actor father Pankaj Kapur's directorial debut "Mausam".Speaking at a function here Friday night, the actor ... Read more...

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HTC brings its tablet, HTC Flyer to India (Lead)


June 27th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Smartphone manufacturer HTC Monday launched its first tablet in India -- HTC Flyer -- priced at Rs.39,890."We saw an opportunity to create a tablet ... Read more...

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HTC brings its tablet, HTC Flyer to India


June 27th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Smartphone manufacturer HTC Monday announced the launch of its first tablet -- HTC Flyer -- in India to compete with the already existing players such ... Read more...

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Sri Sri’s father passes away


June 8th, 2011 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 8 (IANS) Acharya Sri Ratnanandaji, father of the Art of Living Foundation founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, died here early Wednesday. He was 87.The Acharya was the pioneer ... Read more...

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Bangladesh set to resume Yunus court hearing


March 7th, 2011 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 7 (ANI): Bangladesh's High Court is set to resume its hearing to ascertain whether Nobel peace laureate and micro credit pioneer Muhammad Yunus was sacked illegally or not.His supporters ... Read more...

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Treat yourself as well as you treat friends, family to be happier in life


March 1st, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 1 (ANI): A new research has explored the area of self-compassion amongst people - how kindly people view themselves.The research conducted by experts at the University of Texas at ... Read more...

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Father of micro finance Mohommad Yunus asked to quit Grameen Bank


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Feb.22 (ANI): Nobel peace laureate and micro credit pioneer Muhammad Yunus is facing calls to quit as Grameen Bank Managing Director.His supporters believe that the attempt to remove the 70-year old ... Read more...

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Dhaka asks Grameen Bank chief to step down, Yunus refuses


February 15th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 15 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has asked Muhammad Yunus to "step aside" as the chief of Grameen Bank pending completion of a probe into the micro credit pioneer and its ... Read more...

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Rolls Royce’s Spirit of Ecstasy turns 100 this year


February 7th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7 (ANI): The Spirit of Ecstasy, the figurine that is the trademark of every Rolls Royce, turns 100 years old this year.100 Rolls-Royce cars formed a cavalcade yesterday to mark ... Read more...

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Vishal-Shekhar to perform live for mobiles, internet


February 5th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 5 (IANS) For the first time ever, a live audio concert will be accessible on mobile phones and the internet. Music composer duo Vishal-Shekhar is excited to be the pioneer ... Read more...

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Gillard’s bid to censor Internet not an ‘effective move,’ says Vint Cerf


January 22nd, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 22 (ANI): Google's chief web evangelist Vint Cerf has said that Oz Prime Minister Julia Gillard's bid to censor the Internet is not an "effective move."The Australian government wants ... Read more...

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Dad has helped me become more professional: Shahid


January 20th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor, who is currently shooting for Pankaj Kapoor's "Mausam", says working with his father has made him more professional."I have done a lot of ... Read more...

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China to open activity centre for gay men


December 3rd, 2010 - 10:04 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 3 (IANS) China will soon open an activity centre for gay men, where the homosexuals will receive training on HIV prevention and will be given condoms free of cost.The Chongqing ... Read more...

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McDonald’s introducing own degree for managers in UK


November 25th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): Fast food chain McDonald's is unveiling a foundation degree for its restaurant bosses in the UK.The degree, which will be accredited by Manchester Metropolitan University, marks the fast-food ... Read more...

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Pioneer launches Hindi edition from Lucknow


October 16th, 2010 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 16 (IANS) Taking into account the rising Hindi readership, popular English daily Pioneer went vernacular Saturday with its Editor-in-Chief Chandan Mitra launching the first Hindi edition of the paper from ... Read more...

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Fine Blend Of Renowned And Fresh Designers At LFW


August 30th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Lakmé Fashion Week aka LFW is India's foremost fashion trade event. The LFW is also a pioneer platform in promoting the trade and commerce of fashion. ... Read more...

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Cameron celebrates 56th b’day by diving to bottom of world’s deepest lake


August 17th, 2010 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 17 (ANI): American filmmaker James Cameron turned 56 while diving to the bottom of the world's deepest lake in Russia.The director of 2009 sci-fi hit 'Avatar' teamed up with the ... Read more...

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Mathew was a pioneer in language media: Soni


August 2nd, 2010 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Sunday condoled the demise of K.M. Mathew, chief editor of Malayala Manorama, saying that he was was a pioneer in ... Read more...

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Mathew was doyen of Indian media, says Gadkari


August 2nd, 2010 - 1:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Expressing shock at the demise of Malayala Manorama's chief editor K.M. Mathew Sunday, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari described him a doyen of Indian ... Read more...

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Al Qaeda No.2 slams ’shameless’ French veil ban


July 28th, 2010 - 4:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 28 (ANI): The second-in-command of the terror network Al Qaeda, Ayman Al Zawahiri, has described the French Government's move to ban veils, as a "shameless war".Identifying French Muslim women as ... Read more...

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Kim Fields Spotted With Her Son


July 16th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar July 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kim Fields was spotted in New York with her cute son Sebastian recently. The mother and son were seen heading for 'Good Day New York' and ... Read more...

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