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Anna’s decision to break off shocking, says Kejriwal


September 20th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Arvind Kejriwal Thursday described as "shocking, unbelievable and sad" Anna Hazare's decision to break with his former Team Anna members and ... Read more...

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Anna, team stand ’separated’ (Second Lead)


September 20th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare Wednesday confirmed his "separation" from his former team and from key associate Arvind Kejriwal on the issue of forming a political ... Read more...

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Anna, team stand ’separated’


September 19th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare said Wednesday he will neither form a political party nor join one, formalizing his "separation" with his former team and with ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare group meets in Delhi to decide future strategy (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A meeting of India Against Corruption (IAC) is underway in the capital to discuss the future course of the anti-corruption movement after its chief proponent ... Read more...

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Team Anna meets in Delhi to decide future strategy


September 19th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A meeting of India Against Corruption (IAC) is underway in the capital to discuss the future course of the anti-corruption movement after its chief proponent ... Read more...

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Attacked by dog, man jumps off 60 feet bridge


August 12th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) A terrified man in Britain did not hesitate jumping off a 60 feet high bridge when he feared being mauled to death by an attacking dog.Mohammed ... Read more...

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Our fight is for changing system, not power: Team Anna (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Team Anna said Friday that their proposed political alternative "would not compromise on corruption" and their fight was to "change the system and not ... Read more...

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Clooney’s mom wants him to marry wrestler


August 1st, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 1 (IANS) Actor George Clooney, who has vowed never to marry again, is currently dating wrestler Stacy Keibler and is being pressured by his mother Nina Warren ... Read more...

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Getting married a comforting feeling: Mohit Chauhan


July 8th, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) One of the perks of marriage is that you have someone to share your thougths with and someone to come back home to, says singer Mohit Chauhan ... Read more...

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Uruguay take second Place in FIFA rankings


June 6th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Spain maintained their top spot in the latest FIFA rankings published Wednesday while Uruguay leap-frogged Germany to take second place.Brazil and England moved up one ... Read more...

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US stocks plunge after weak jobs report


June 2nd, 2012 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 2 (IANS) US stocks plunged Friday after a highly-anticipated report showed the recovery in the jobs market was sharply slowing down.According to the Labor Department, the US ... Read more...

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My focus is on quality, not quantity: Zarine


April 7th, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Actress Zarine Khan has featured in just two films in her two-year-old career in Bollywood. She says it's because she is more focused on quality, ... Read more...

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Bollywoood filmmakers take 3D head on


April 7th, 2012 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 7 (IANS) Hollywood-made 3D films do roaring business, and now Hindi films too have taken the plunge. Though there are not too many success stories yet, Bollywood ... Read more...

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Petrol prices in Goa plunge


April 2nd, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 2 (IANS) Petrol prices in Goa have dropped down to Rs.54.96 since Monday, the cheapest in the country, an official said.Long queues were witnessed at most petrol ... Read more...

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China is New Zealand’s biggest wool market


March 23rd, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, March 23 (IANS) China has become the main market for New Zealand wool, taking almost half its exports, as the European market declines and sales to Australia plunge, an ... Read more...

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27-pound lobster donated to the Marine State Aquarium


February 25th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Maine, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A giant lobster has been donated to the Maine State Aquarium. The crustacean is 40 inch long and has already been dubbed a monster. The animal was ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Cuba producing sugar with new technology


February 6th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 6 (IANS/EFE) Cuba has begun to employ a new technology to produce white sugar, a measure that improves its quality, avoids the refining process and reduces the cost ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Dad’s goodwill gave me a head start: Mammootty’s son


February 5th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Feb 5 (IANS) "Second Show", the debut film of Mammootty's son Dulquar Salman, has hit the theatres and the newcomer says his father's goodwill has given him a head ... Read more...

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Congress brought equal change in Bengal: Jairam


January 25th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 25 (IANS) Urban Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh Wednesday said the credit for bringing a "revolutionary change" in West Bengal goes to Congress as much as to ... Read more...

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A push for documentaries, courtesy Bollywood’s Jaaved Jaaferi


January 14th, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) He is known for comedy as well as his dance moves. But actor Jaaved Jaaferi has now taken a serious plunge into documentary making - ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China axes TV entertainment shows


January 4th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 4 (IANS) Entertainment programmes on China's 34 satellite channels have been cut.This follows a recently implemented rule that effectively curbed the "excessive entertainment" trend on the channels, according ... Read more...

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Meghalaya greets New Year in its own style


January 1st, 2012 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, Jan 1 (IANS) At the stroke of midnight, a group of revellers welcomed the New Year in this mountainous state capital of Meghalaya by plunging into icy water at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

I want to take ‘Don’ forward: Farhan Akhtar


December 20th, 2011 - 2:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Actor-director Farhan Akhtar does not rule out a third part to the "Don" series. But for now, he says he wants to "explore other ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh shivers as mercury plummets


December 19th, 2011 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 19 (IANS) With the day temperature dipping by as much as 10 degrees Celsius to this winter's lowest, large parts of Uttar Pradesh were in the grip of ... Read more...

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My productions are not gender-biased: Ekta Kapoor


December 8th, 2011 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) Television baron Ekta Kapoor, known for making women-based soaps, clarifies that it is the story and not the protagonist that decides her choice of projects."I ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Growth slows in US service sector


December 6th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
New York, Dec 6 (IANS/EFE) The service sector, which accounts for more than 75 percent of US economic activity, expanded last month at the slowest pace in nearly two years, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

China’s Purchasing Managers’ Index falls in November


December 1st, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 1 (IANS) China's Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI), a preliminary indicator of the country's manufacturing activity, dropped to 49 percent in November, indicating contraction for the first time since ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Will Aamir launch Jackie’s son?


November 24th, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 24 (IANS) Did Aamir Khan meet Jackie Shroff in Mahabaleshwar hill resort last week to finalise plans to launch Jackie's son Tiger? Jackie didn't confirm it, ... Read more...

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Mandeep Bevli out of ‘Bigg Boss 5′


November 6th, 2011 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 5 (IANS) News anchor Mandeep Bevli Saturday became the latest contestant to get evicted from the fifth season of reality show "Bigg Boss". She admits her stay was ... Read more...

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Sanjay Dutt caught between two cop-roles


November 5th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 5 (IANS) Sanjay Dutt has played a cop many times over. But this time it's different. In both Ram Gopal Varma's "Department" and Anand Kumar's "Zilla Ghaziabad" ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

42 killed in Nepal bus accident


October 13th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Oct 13 (IANS) At least 42 people were killed Thursday when a passenger bus they were travelling in fell into a deep gorge in central Nepal. The bus landed on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Japan’s central bank sees economy improving


October 11th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Oct 11 (IANS) Japan's economic activity has continued to increase as production and exports strengthen, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) said Tuesday in its monthly economic report for October.According ... Read more...

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Mandeep apologised for sex query: Nihita Biswas


October 9th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) When Nihita Biswas took the plunge to join "Bigg Boss 5", she did expect to face a barrage of personal questions about her marriage to ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Tame batting sends Windies women to three-wicket loss


September 2nd, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kingstown (St. Vincent) Sep 2 (IANS/CMC) A tame batting effort saw West Indies Women plunge to their first defeat in their four-match One-Day International against Pakistan Women, going down by three ... Read more...

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US stocks rebound from plunge


August 9th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 9 (IANS) US stocks rebounded Tuesday from a full-day selloff with three major indexes jumping over one percent, Xinhua reported.After a historic downgrade of US credit rating ... Read more...

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