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Junketing at a time of drought


September 4th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 4 (IANS) It's the local variation of Nero fiddling while Rome burned. Or politicians enjoying themselves while people suffer.At a time when Karnataka has been hit by ... Read more...

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‘Hamza’s confession proves state players’ hand in 26/11′ ( Lead)


June 27th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 27 (IANS) India had been tracking 26/11 Mumbai terror attack suspect Abu Jindal Hamza for over a year, Home Minister P. Chidambaram said Wednesday, adding that ... Read more...

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‘Congress, INPT conspiring to oust Left in Tripura’


June 25th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 25 (IANS) Leaders of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) claimed here Monday that separatist outfits, aided by a section of opposition leaders, were conspiring to oust the ... Read more...

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BJP faces embarrassment, trouble as polls near (Karnataka Newsletter)


May 12th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 12 (IANS) Ruling Karnataka for the first time, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will complete four years in power May 30 with little to cheer and much ... Read more...

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Why didn’t Advani bring back black money, asks Sonia


February 25th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 25 (IANS) Questioning Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani's credentials as an anti-corruption crusader, Congress chief Sonia Gandhi Saturday asked why he had taken no steps to ... Read more...

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Israeli embassy car targetted in Delhi, four injured in blast (Roundup)


February 13th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Tel Aviv, Feb 13 (IANS) A car belonging to the Israeli embassy went up in flames Monday afternoon after a blast in an area close to the Indian ... Read more...

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Maldives: for us climate change is a matter of survival


February 10th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The Maldives, the tiny Indian Ocean archipelago that underwent a tumultuous regime change, says the "mistrust" between rich and poor nations on climate change ... Read more...

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Congress demands CBI probe into UP engineer’s death (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 1:03 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) Suspecting foul play behind the death of engineer Sunil Kumar Verma, allegedly linked to the rural healthcare scam in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress Monday ... Read more...

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Gilani criticised over Laden comment


December 25th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has been criticised for raising in parliament the question of the slain Osama bin Laden's presence in the country.It was ... Read more...

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ISI helping Imran a comical accusation: Pakistani daily


November 22nd, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 22 (IANS) Opposition leader Nawaz Sharif's claim that Pakistan's spy agency ISI was supporting Imran Khan was a "comical accusation", a Pakistani daily said Tuesday.The Pakistan Muslim ... Read more...

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Let BJP first set its house in order: Congress


September 30th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) The Congress party Friday hit back at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), saying the opposition party should set its house in order first before ... Read more...

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India needs comprehensive plan to fight terror: Pakistani daily


September 9th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 9 (IANS) India needs a comprehensive plan to fight terrorism, including schemes to deradicalise society, said a Pakistani daily Friday following a massive bombing in Delhi that left ... Read more...

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UPA trying to curb voices against graft, says Joshi (Lead)


August 24th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Charging the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government with trying to "curb the voices of anti-corruption protesters", Bharatiya Janata Party MP Murli Manohar Joshi alleged the ... Read more...

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Congress to face opposition heat over CAG report


August 5th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) With the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) pointing fingers at Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) in its report ... Read more...

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India-Pakistan citizens to form human chain for peace


July 15th, 2011 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Even as the Mumbai serial blasts left some political parties pointing fingers at Pakistan, a group of people from both sides of the border will ... Read more...

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Orissa government misleads people: Tytler


June 7th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 7 (IANS) Congress general secretary Jagdish Tytler Tuesday accused the Orissa government of misleading people by circulating wrong facts about central fund allocations to the state.The Naveen Patnaik ... Read more...

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Supreme Court issues contempt notice to Subroto Roy (Lead)


May 6th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued a contempt of court notice to Sahara India Managing Director Subroto Roy and two others on a petition alleging interference ... Read more...

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ED moves apex court against Sahara’s Subroto Roy


May 6th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) Friday moved the Supreme Court accusing Sahara Group CEO Subroto Roy of intimidating its officers investigating the 2G scam.ED has filed ... Read more...

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Uthappa hopeful of Pune Warriors’ comeback


May 5th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
Navi Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) Pune Warriors batsman Robin Uthappa says he has not lost hope of making it to the knock-out stage, even as the new entrants suffered their ... Read more...

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Team effort, good gameplan behind Mumbai Indians good show at IPL


May 5th, 2011 - 12:03 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 5 (ANI): Tirumalasetti Suman of Mumbai Indians has said that team effort and self-belief helped them win their latest encounter against Pune Warriors.The Mumbai Indians defeated Pune Warriors by 21 ... Read more...

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Holding’s ‘illegal Doosra’ comments directed at Pak spinners “not prudent”: Qasim


May 1st, 2011 - 12:32 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, May 1(ANI): Former Pakistan spinner Iqbal Qasim has insisted that "doosra" is a legal delivery, and advised former Jamaican fast bowling legend-turned-commentator Michael Holding to take his reservations over this ... Read more...

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Forest officer’s suicide stirs controversy


April 16th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, April 15 (IANS) The suicide of a forest officer has stirred up a hornet's nest in the Gujarat forest department following allegations of financial irregularities, corrupt practices and victimization ... Read more...

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Pakistan opposition demands probe into Raymond Davis’ release


April 12th, 2011 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 12(ANI): Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, a Pakistan Muslim League-N (PML-N) politician and Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly, has demanded the formation of a parliamentary committee or a ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan’s ‘Amul baby’ draws Congress flak; BJP puts Karunanidhi poser (Second Lead)


April 11th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, April 11 (IANS) A reference to octogenarian Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan's age by Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi and the former's "Amul baby" retort, saw Congress ... Read more...

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Snow brings in chaos on Greek roads


March 8th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Athens, Mar 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Heavy snow has caused major chaos on the streets of Athens.The Greek capital saw a snowstorm that has left most of the streets in the city closed. ... Read more...

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Julian Assange alleges that he has secret files on Murdoch


January 13th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) WikiLeaks Founder, Julian Assange has told the New Statesman that he is in possession of secret files on Rupert Murdoch and his News Corp organization.Assange claims that ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi slams BJP, says should look at its own record on corruption


December 13th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 13 (ANI): Slamming the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for their lack of action against corruption in Karnataka, Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday said that the BJP must ... Read more...

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Obama criticises Jintao over not condemning North Korea’s provocative actions openly


December 7th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has reportedly criticised his Chinese counterpart Hu Jintao during a telephonic conversation between the two leaders, saying that Beijing was emboldening North Korea ... Read more...

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Reese Witherspoon Speaks Her Heart Out


December 5th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Legally Blonde" star Reese Witherspoon has opened her heart out. In a recent interview with the Glamour magazine the 34 year old star poured her heart ... Read more...

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Pay attention to your scam-ridden party, Mayawati tells Sonia


November 26th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 26 (IANS) Sonia Gandhi should pay attention to her own party that was "full of scams", Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati said Friday while hitting out at the Congress ... Read more...

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Is Robert Pattinson Best Dressed Or Does He Stink, The Answer Is Here


November 18th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
 The vampire has grabbed the Best Actor and Best Dressed celeb award in the 1st ever BBC Radio Teen Awards. While his fiery screen presence in ‘Eclipse’ or ‘New Moon’ or ... Read more...

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Kalmadi asks Dikshit to set ‘house in order’ (Lead)


October 19th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Suresh Kalmadi, chairman of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, Tuesday slammed Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, asking her to set her "house in order" before pointing ... Read more...

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BJP, Congress spar over Games, Kalmadi attacks Dikshit (Lead)


October 19th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Congress were Tuesday engaged in a spat over the Commonwealth Games, with BJP chief Nitin Gadkari alleging the Prime Minister's ... Read more...

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Kalmadi again slams Dikshit


October 19th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Suresh Kalmadi, chairman of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee, again slammed Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit and asked her to set her "house in order" before pointing ... Read more...

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Mobile Manufacturers Hiding Health Risk Warnings?


October 10th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Health activists are nowadays pointing fingers at the top mobile handset manufacturers of deliberately hiding the risks associated with phone usage. Some of the accusations ... Read more...

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