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Ruud Gullit enthralls Mohun Bagan crowd


July 30th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) It was a prized moment for several budding football players of the city who Sunday had an opportunity for a photo op with Dutch football legend ... 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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West Bengal celebrates Dol, Holi


March 8th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 8 (IANS) West Bengal celebrated the festival of Holi - or "Dol Jatra" as it is called - with colour, songs and prayers amidst heightened security Thursday.Thousands of ... Read more...

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President hosts Independence Day reception


August 15th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Diplomats, politicians and ministers descended at the Rastrapati Bhavan Monday evening on a rain-soaked Independence Day for the At Home reception hosted by President ... Read more...

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Spanish football manager Lillo watches Indian team practice


July 5th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Interested in taking over as the technical director, Spanish football manager Juan Manuel Lillo watched the Indian team practice at the Ambedkar Stadium here ... Read more...

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Harper hits back hard at Indian players


July 1st, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Australian umpire Daryl Harper, under fire from Indian players following his poor decisions in the first Test in Kingston, hit back saying West Indies ... Read more...

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Mamata takes over Bengal reins, walks history road (Roundup)


May 20th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) As tens of thousands crowded the streets of this grand old city and millions more watched on TV, Mamata Banerjee made history Friday by becoming ... Read more...

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YSR’s family ’stand divided’ on Kadappa polling day


May 8th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 8 (IANS) Even the worst political rivals greet each other when they come face-to-face during polling. But it was a different story Sunday in Kadapa, where ... Read more...

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Dhoni accepts offer to join Indian Army


April 5th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Apr 5 (ANI): Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni after excelling in cricket field is also ready to prove his mark in the battle field and serve ... Read more...

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I was not arrested in India, claims UNLF head


December 3rd, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 3 (IANS) Chairman of the outlawed United National Liberation Front (UNLF) Rajkumar Meghen of Manipur Friday claimed he was not arrested in India but was handed over to Indian ... Read more...

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Nitin Gadkari’s son’s four-day mega wedding bash begins


December 1st, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Quaid Najmi Nagpur, Dec 1 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party chief Nitin Gadkari's son Nikhil weds Rutuja, a Sanskrit Master's student, at a four-day-long lavish wedding ceremony and the inaugural function begins ... Read more...

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Will Abhishek And Aishwarya Attend Vivek And Priyanka’s Reception


October 30th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Vivek Oberoi and Priyanka Alva, pronounced man and wife yesterday, in Bangalore, are to have their up end reception in Mumbai tomorrow, that is the 31st ... Read more...

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Pakhi wangles early entry into husband’s film


October 22nd, 2010 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) It pays to be the director's wife, specially if you happen to be as spirited as Pakhi who makes her debut as a leading ... Read more...

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England ready to scrap with Aussies for Ashes: Prior


October 21st, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 21 (ANI): England wicketkeeper-batsman Matt Prior has said that his team is ready to take on the Australians in this winter's Ashes scrap.Prior said: "Ricky is a tough competitor. He's ... Read more...

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Pakistan seeks UN intervention to resolve Kashmir issue


September 29th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 29 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has told the UN General Assembly that the Kashmir issue could be resolved through UN resolutions and stressed that it was necessary ... Read more...

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Krishna, Qureshi have another chance encounter (Lead, Changing Dateline)


September 28th, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar New York, Sep 28 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna has had a second chance encounter with his Pakistani counterpart Shah Mehmood Qureshi here, but it was still not ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Thackeray visits Patekar for Ganeshotsav


September 22nd, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Respecting Nana Patekar's request to grace the Ganesh festival celebrations at his home, Shiv Sena Chief Bal Thackeray late Tuesday paid a visit to the actor's residence ... Read more...

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Eid celebrated with traditional fervour in Lucknow


September 11th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 11 (IANS) Eid-ul-Fitr, marking the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, was Saturday celebrated with traditional enthusiasm here with Muslims holding special prayers for communal harmony and peace ... Read more...

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There will be none like Mother Teresa again, say commoners


August 24th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
By Pradipta Tapadar Kolkata, Aug 24 (IANS) As Mother Teresa's birth centenary Thursday draws near, commoners here still get tears in their eyes recalling the deeds and words of the Albania-born nun who ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Krishna heads to Kabul, meeting with Clinton likely


July 19th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Monday left for Kabul on a two-day visit during which he is expected to air India's concerns over the contentious Taliban ... Read more...

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Indian aid to Sri Lanka benefiting Chinese: Jayalalithaa


June 18th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 18 (IANS) AIADMK chief J. Jayalalithaa Friday said the huge Indian financial assistance to Sri Lanka was benefiting the Chinese, who had won all the reconstruction contracts in the country. Noting ... Read more...

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PM meets president


May 24th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday met President Paratibha Patil and apprised her of the country's internal security scenario, said a communique from Rashtrapati Bhavan. Besides exchanging pleasantries ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Gilani headed for first talks in months: sources


April 26th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thimphu, April 26 (IANS) With Pakistan handing six dossiers to India on its probe into 26/11, a meeting between Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Pakistani counterpart Yousaf Raza Gilani ... Read more...

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No dialogue before steps taken against 26/11 attackers: PM (Lead)


April 14th, 2010 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand and Arun Kumar Washington, April 14 (IANS) A fortnight before a likely meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Yousaf Raza Gilani in Bhutan, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday said India ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Prime Minister Singh says no further evidence on 26/11 needs to be given to Pakistan


April 14th, 2010 - 9:19 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr. 14 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh did some straight talk on Pakistan, saying he did not need to provide further evidence about the Lashkar-e-Taiba's involvement in the Mumbai blasts ... Read more...

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The OMG moment of PM Singh’s day


April 13th, 2010 - 11:16 am ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashWashington, Apr.13 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had a busy day Monday at the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington D.C.He had long meetings with the heads of ... Read more...

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Gilani greets Manmohan at Obama dinner (Lead)


April 13th, 2010 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand Washington, April 13 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani Monday walked up to Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and talked to him for a couple of minutes at ... Read more...

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Basanta Utsav celebrated in Tagore’s Shantiniketan


February 28th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 28 (IANS) Thousands of people Sunday celebrated Holi or Basanta Utsav (spring festival) with songs, dance and other cultural programmes in West Bengal's Shantiniketan, 'an abode of peace' established by ... Read more...

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Julia Mancuso Wins Silver In Women’s Olympic Downhill


February 18th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Whistler, British Columbia, Feb 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It seems that Julia Mancuso has got a fitting match for her much hyped tiara. The lady bagged the second spot in women's ... Read more...

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AIADMK legislator meets Karunanidhi, slams Jayalalithaa


February 12th, 2010 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 12 (IANS) In a state where even exchanging pleasantries with opposition party leaders is considered blasphemous, an AIADMK legislator met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi and criticised his own ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mark Gastineau’s daughter meets her half-brother for the first time


January 13th, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The legendary New York Jets player Mark Gastineau had a relationship with Lisa and out of this relationship their daughter Brittny was born. Then he left ... Read more...

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Vice President, Prime Minister greets President on New Year day


January 1st, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 1 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil greeted Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Vice President Hamid Ansari and a group of specially-abled children on the occasion of the New Year at ... Read more...

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Ranbir and Deepika get talking after breakup


December 22nd, 2009 - 1:21 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Ranbir Kapoor, who was hoping to get back together with his ex-girlfriend Deepika Padukone, got his chance at a party hosted by jewellery designer Maheep Kapoor and fashion designer Nandita Mahtani. ... Read more...

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Gaddafi met relatives of Lockerbie bombing victims in New York


September 26th, 2009 - 3:56 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sep 26(ANI): Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi recently met the relatives of some of those who died in the tragic December 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Indo- Pak border forces greet each other on Eid


September 21st, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinWagha border, Sep 21 (ANI): In a unique gesture,officials of the Border Security Force (BSF) and the Pakistan Rangers exchanged sweets and greeted each other at the Wagha Border ... Read more...

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