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Anxiety in BJP over move to make Virbhadra Himachal Congress chief (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


August 25th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 25 (IANS) There is anxiety in the ruling BJP in Himachal Pradesh with the Congress likely to appoint former chief minister Virbhadra Singh as the party's state ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Adarsh scam: Court rejects bail plea of accused (Lead)


April 21st, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court Saturday rejected the bail applications of six accused in the Adarsh housing scam arrested in March and April, ... Read more...

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‘Chak De!’ girl Seema Azmi now TV show narrator (With Images)


February 26th, 2012 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Her family was against her joining showbiz, but Delhi girl Seema Azmi is determined to carve a niche. After playing hockey player Rani Dispotta from ... Read more...

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As fliers suffer, Kingfisher asked to furnish revised schedule (Roundup)


February 21st, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Crisis-hit Kingfisher Airlines has been asked by the aviation regulator to file a revised flights schedule in 24 hours as passengers suffered for the fourth ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Regulator reviews situation, asks Kingfisher for revised schedule


February 21st, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) The Director General of Civil Aviation Tuesday said it had asked crisis-hit carrier Kingfisher to come up with a revised flight schedule by Wednesday and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India have nothing to lose: Ashwin


January 24th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 24 (IANS) Despite being pushed on the backfoot with centuries from Michael Clarke and Ricky Ponting, off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin insists that India have nothing to lose against Australia ... Read more...

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India allows 100 percent FDI in single brand retail


January 10th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) India Tuesday allowed 100 percent foreign equity in single brand retail, notifying the norms that among other things said all wholly owned international brands will ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bhupathi getting used to deuce court


January 3rd, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 3 (IANS) Indian tennis veteran Mahesh Bhupathi asserted that playing from the deuce court would not pose much of a problem for him while partnering Rohan Bopanna ... Read more...

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Clarke, Dhoni feel there won’t be a Monkeygate thanks to IPL


January 2nd, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Jan 2 (IANS) India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his Australian counterpart Michael Clarke believe the Indian Premier League (IPL) has brought cricketers of the two countries together ... Read more...

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‘Spectre of army, government clash haunts Pakistan’


December 23rd, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 23 (IANS) The spectre of a clash between the army and the government is haunting Pakistan and any deviation from the constitution will have "extremely threatening implications ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Verdict on appeal of Shivani murder case convicts Wednesday


October 11th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) The Delhi High Court will Wednesday pronounce its verdict on appeals of former Indian Police Service officer R.K. Sharma and three others against their ... Read more...

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Fan falls from the stairwell of Rangers Park


August 29th, 2011 - 6:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arlington, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There was another fall at the Rangers Ballpark in Arlington on Friday night when an unidentified man fell 21 feet. The man was making his exit from ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Take back Lokpal Bill, bring new draft, says Sushma


August 24th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj Wednesday demanded the government should take back its Lokpal bill and introduce a new draft incorporating ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Amy Winehouse found dead at London home (Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 1:45 am ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Troubled singer Amy Winehouse, who was struggling with her drug addiction, was Saturday found dead in her North London home, reports hollywood.com.Emergency services responded to ... Read more...

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Singer Amy Winehouse found dead at home


July 24th, 2011 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
London, July 23 (IANS) British soul singer Amy Winehouse has been found dead at her home here, media reports said.According to entertainment portal hollywood.com, emergency services responded to a ... Read more...

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Don’t push things under the rug: Pakistani daily on Osama raid


May 13th, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 13 (IANS) The government is wringing its hands over the US raid to kill Osama bin Laden, a Pakistani daily said, adding that "we must not attempt ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Antibiotic-resistant superbugs ‘could take us to pre-Penicillin era’


April 7th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 7 (ANI): The World Health Organisation has warned that the rise of antibiotic-resistant superbugs threatens to take us to pre-Penicillin era where even the smallest infection could be deadly.The overuse ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Vettori mum on ODI future as Kiwis line up for S.Africa


March 21st, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Mar. 21 (ANI): Daniel Vettori's last one-day international for New Zealand could take place later this week in Dhaka, but the 32-year-old is keeping his cards close to his chest, and ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Justin Bieber unveils his Madame Tussauds waxwork


March 16th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 16 (ANI): Teen sensation Justin Bieber has unveiled his waxwork model at Madame Tussauds in London.The 17-year-old singer looked delighted with his waxwork, despite the fact the model only bears ... Read more...

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Extradition case date set for Brit-Indian honeymooner Dewani over wife’s murder


February 9th, 2011 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): The extradition case for Shrien Dewani, the Brit-Indian millionaire charged with murdering his wife during their honeymoon in Cape Town last year, would reportedly begin on May 3 ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Canadian student wears jeans for 15 months without washing it


January 21st, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Toronto, Jan 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A student has taken a very unusual experiment after he wore a pair of tight jeans for 15 months without washing them.His motive was to find out ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Amir “very confident” of coming out clean in spot-fixing case, says lawyer


December 22nd, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Dec 22 (ANI): Suspended Pakistan pacer Mohammad Amir has been hit hard emotionally and financially after being implicated in the spot-fixing scandal, but is "very confident" of coming out clean, his ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Money really can’t buy happiness - in the long-term at least


December 14th, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): It's an old adage that we usually quote but don't really believe. "Money doesn't buy happiness." However, now a new study by an economist has found it to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

PayPal suspends donations to WikiLeaks


December 5th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Dec 5 (ANI): PayPal, the online payments service, has blocked donations to WikiLeaks and to a German foundation that raises funds for it following the release of 250,000 confidential US government ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Assange bitterly disappointed with Oz Govt over barring his entry to country


December 5th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Dec 5 (ANI): Julian Assange, founder of the whistleblower website 'WikiLeaks', still considers Australia his home, but said that the Government of that country is not keen on calling him back ... Read more...

Posted in World |

LiLo dropped from playing porn star in new movie


November 21st, 2010 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 21 (ANI): Troubled star Lindsay Lohan has received yet another blow - she has been dropped from playing porn star Linda Lovelace in new movie.'Inferno' director Matthew Wilder said ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

“I hope Pak team will give its best to win 2011 World Cup”: Afridi


November 14th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Nov 14 (ANI): Pakistan's limited-overs captain, Shahid Afridi, is upbeat about his team's World Cup chances, saying that the country can regain the title if the players live up to their ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Oz man avoids jail on race-hate charges for bashing Indian student in Melbourne


November 5th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 5(ANI): A 20-year-old Australian man accused of bashing and robbing Indian student Lucky Singh in Melbourne last year has been spared a jail term, but has been sentenced to three ... Read more...

Posted in World |

South African pastor sparks outrage with ‘Jesus was HIV-positive’ claim


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 03 (ANI): A South African pastor has sparked anger with a bizarre claim that Jesus Christ was HIV-positive.Xola Skosana left his congregation in Cape Town's Khayelitsha township stunned with his ... Read more...

Posted in World |

‘Officer and a Gentleman’ star Lisa Blount dies at 53


October 29th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): Actress Lisa Bount, 53, was found dead at her Arkansas home on Wednesday.The Pulaski County Coroner's office told the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette that the actress likely died on Monday, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

For first time since 2001, Taliban feels political power within its grasp again


October 22nd, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Toronto/Kabul, Oct. 22 (ANI): Bolstered by summer success on the battlefield, the Taliban, for the first time since they were ousted from power by U.S.-led forces in October 2001, believes that ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Bopanna-Aisam duo makes it to Kremlin Cup quarterfinals


October 21st, 2010 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct 21 (ANI): The tennis duo comprising Rohan Bopanna of India and Aisam-ul-Haq Qureshi of Pakistan has advanced to the quarterfinals of the Kremlin Cup ATP World Championship in Moscow.The ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Coach role holds no appeal for Fleming


October 17th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 17 (ANI): With 28 test match victories Stephen Fleming is statistically the best New Zealand skipper, but doubts remain whether the greatest captain of the country will ever return to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Painting Found In Buffalo Could Possibly Be A Michaelangelo


October 16th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 16, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The Kober Family of Buffalo, NY, has possibly been sitting on a gold mine for the last 27 years. It seems that a painting owned ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Keith Richards’ ‘tiny willy’ jibe at Sir Mick Jagger


October 15th, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 15 (ANI): Keith Richards has once again fumed his row with Mick Jagger, when he said that singer has a tiny willy.The Rolling Stones duo broke up in 2005 when ... Read more...

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