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Nitish Kumar demands special category status for Bihar


September 19th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 19 (IANS) In a rare political show, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar took to the streets Wednesday to demand a special category status for the state to hasten ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Cell phone users hear ‘phantom ringing’


September 12th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 12 (IANS) Millions of people worldwide can feel their cell phones buzzing in their pockets, only to be taken for a ride by the phantom ringing. It may ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Miley Cyrus’ stalker arrested


September 11th, 2012 - 3:26 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 11 (IANS) A 40-year-old man claiming to be married to Pop sensation Miley Cyrus has been arrested at her home.Jason Luis Rivera, who claims to have ... Read more...

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Pakistani province has dead employees still on rolls


August 2nd, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 2 (IANS) There are 338 dead employees on the rolls in Pakistan's Sindh province, leading a daily to wonder: "Governance? A troupe of performing parrots would do a ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Staff payments would lessen producers’ burden: Mukesh Bhatt


July 27th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Mukesh Bhatt, vice president of the Film and Producers Guild of India, says it was important to take the decision of staff payments by actors themselves ... Read more...

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Audiences yet to trust my banner: Ekta Kapoor


July 26th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) After making a mark with hit shows on the small screen, producer Ekta Kapoor made successful films like "Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai", "Shootout ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Actors to pay staff from own pockets, producers happy


July 24th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) Film producers, who have been shelling out extra money to pay an actor's staff during shootings, can heave a sigh of relief. The Film and ... Read more...

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Daily rues Pakistan’s ghost schools


July 21st, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) Ghost schools "exist on paper and never operate", said a leading Pakistani daily that lamented the continuing emergency in the country's education system.An editorial in the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

How much more tax, ask upset Bollywood actors


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) The government's decision to levy 12 percent service tax on film and TV actors has left many fuming. While veteran actress Hema Malini feels it ... Read more...

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Advani pockets billiards title


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 22 (IANS) Defending champion Pankaj Advani, with seven World titles to his credit, showed who the boss was as he beat Balachandra Bhaskar 1001-802 in the final of ... Read more...

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Italian tourists rescued after calling Boots branch


June 15th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Minehead, June 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) An Italian couple and their dog, a Springer spaniel named Nino, were visiting South West England on holiday. They had to be rescued by coastguards after becoming ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Saina pockets Thailand Open title


June 10th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, June 10 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal waged a tough battle against local hope Ratchanok Inthanon to win the Thailand Open Grand Prix Gold badminton event here Sunday. The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Linda pockets chess title


May 29th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Pondicherry, May 29 (IANS) Local star Linda Rangarajan with 9.0 points emerged champion in the third KACC International FIDE Rating chess tournament (below 2200) here Tuesday.In the final round, Linda ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Joshna Chinappa pockets Chennai Open title


May 26th, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) Joshna Chinappa won her sixth title on the professional tour when she beat England's Sarah Jane Perry 9-11, 11-4, 11-8, 12-10, in the final of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Manchester City third-highest payers in world sport


May 2nd, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 2 (IANS) After Barcelona and Real Madrid, English giants Manchester City have emerged as the third highest payers in the world of sports even ahead of their famed ... Read more...

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Zac Efron dislikes ‘heartthrob’ title


April 2nd, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Actor singer Zac Efron, who has fans across the globe, does not believe he's a heartthrob."I can't explain to you what it's like to be a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Paes pockets 50th doubles title with Miami win


April 1st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Miami (Florida), April 1 (IANS) India's Leander Paes and his Czech partner Radek Stepanek came back from a set down to beat second-seeded Max Mirnyi and Daniel Nestor in the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

498 killed in Maoist violence since March 2010: Chhattisgarh


March 28th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 28 (IANS) As many as 498 people were killed in Maoist violence in Chhattisgarh since March 2010, the state assembly was informed Wednesday.Maoists, who are locally called Naxals, ... Read more...

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All-time high voting in UP, women set new record (Lead)


March 3rd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 3 (IANS) Voters in Uttar Pradesh set an all-time record in polling percentage, with officials saying about 60 percent of its 127 million electorate exercised their franchise in ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Cambridge richest university in Britain: Report


March 3rd, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) The Cambridge University is worth 4 billion pounds - more than double the combined value of every other university in the country, excluding Oxford, the Daily ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Italian business confidence falls


February 28th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Feb 28 (IANS/AKI) Italian business confidence fell in February as the euro zone's third-largest economy was mired in recession.The manufacturing-sentiment index fell to 91.5 from 92.1 in January, national ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Police rescue 25 minor girls from Bihar fair


February 14th, 2012 - 1:35 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 14 (IANS) Police rescued 25 minor girls who were forced to dance naked at a theatre in a rural fair near the Indo-Nepal border in Bihar's Araria district ... Read more...

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Day gets warmer, polling slowly picks up in UP (Third Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 8 (IANS) After a cold, damp start, polling began to slowly pick up in Uttar Pradesh, where the first phase of the staggered elections were under way ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

It’s plunder, says daily on corruption curse in Pakistan


February 7th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 7 (IANS) With the losses due to corruption in Pakistan being pegged at a staggering Rs.8,500 billion, a Pakistani daily described it as "plunder" in a country where ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Is Katy Perry in love again ?


January 30th, 2012 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 30 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry has reportedly struck up a close friendship with one of her backing dancers following her marriage split with British comedian Russell Brand.Perry ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Labradoodle dog saves owner after ravine fall


January 26th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A Labradoodle dog named Monty became the hero when it saved the owner who had fell down a ravine. 73-year-old Maurice Holder suffered unconsciousness following the fall.... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Government to intensify immunisation drive


January 16th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The health ministry Monday declared 2012 as the year for intensification of routine immunisation, in order to take the ratio to 100 percent from the ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Tiger on prowl in Lucknow’s neighbourhood


January 10th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 10 (IANS) A fully-grown tiger on the prowl for the last five days near Rehman-Khera village, about 18 km from Lucknow, has caused panic in the area. Authorities ... Read more...

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Joyful Christmas with gifts, prayers in Mumbai


December 25th, 2011 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 25 (IANS) Lovely gifts followed by church services brought cheer in Mumbai on Christmas Sunday. People celebrated the birth of Jesus Christ with enthusiasm and faith as they ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Chhattisgarh short of 1,846 doctors


December 23rd, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 23 (IANS) Chhattisgarh, which has poor health facilities in the interior areas, is short of 1,846 doctors, the state assembly was informed Friday."The state has 187 hospitals where ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Adopt Andhra model of reservations: Muslim leaders


December 19th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) A national conference of Muslim scholars and Islamic organisations here Monday demanded reservations for the community on the lines of Andhra Pradesh, which earmarks nearly 5 ... Read more...

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Time to step on the gas to bolster US economy: Obama


December 4th, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 4 (IANS) The US should step up efforts to revive its economy even after the private sector has been creating jobs over the past 21 months in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Iranian teenager pockets World Snooker title


December 4th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 3 (IANS) Seventeen-year old Hoosein Vafaei Ayouri on Saturday became the first Iranian to win the IBSF World Snooker championship when he won a heart-stopping 10-9 victory against ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Holidaying Russians can vote in Goa for poll back home


November 27th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 27 (IANS) The 400-odd Russians living or holidaying in Goa will now get a chance to vote in parliamentary elections in their country next month, even as they ... Read more...

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Dasara festivities in Karnataka amid high prices


October 5th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 5 (IANS) Millions across Karnataka Wednesday celebrated 'Ayudha Pooja' (literally worship of tools), a day before Dasara, with fervour even though the high cost of flowers, fruits and ... Read more...

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