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Gilani’s son in Rs.7 bn drug scam?

March 30th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 30 (IANS) A Rs.7 billion ($77 million) "drug quota allotment" scam allegedly involving Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani' son has surfaced in Pakistan, Geo News reported.A three-member ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh house pays homage to Arjun Singh

March 7th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, March 7 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh state assembly adjourned for the day Monday after paying tributes to veteran Congress politician Arjun Singh, who died in New Delhi Friday.Chief Minister Raman ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

John Wheeler’s Death Mystery Deepens Despite New Clues

January 5th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The mystery surrounding the unexpected death of former Pentagon official and aide of former US president George W Bush, John P Wheeler III is deepening with ... Read more...

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China Urges A Widespread Boycott Of The Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony; India, South Africa and Brazil To Attend

December 8th, 2010 - 1:00 am ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 7, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Dictatorial China and 18 other nations have remarked that they will not be present at Friday's Nobel Peace Prize (NPP) service for the imprisoned Chinese ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Priyanka Chopra as Indira Gandhi in A Biopic by Krishna Shah

August 22nd, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Priyanka Chopra's plate is full with offers for roles in movies till the end of 2011. Adding to the lot is an offer from Krishna Shah, ... Read more...

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Musharraf’s confidants see no ‘political’ role for him in Pakistan in future

July 21st, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 21 (ANI): Former Pakistan President General Pervez Musharraf might have vowed to return to the country's political stage riding on his newly floated political party, however, his former colleagues, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Chicago Tribune Portrays Chris Pronger In A Skirt

June 10th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Chris Pronger features on the cover page of the next issue of the 'Chicago Tribune'.However, the issue has raked up a major controversy in terms of the cover picture ... Read more...

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No talks before Pakistan punishes 26/11 terrorists: Manmohan

April 14th, 2010 - 7:31 am ICT by IANS
By Manish Chand and Arun Kumar Washington, April 14 (IANS) India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday asked Pakistan to do at least "the minimum" of punishing all those involved in the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Four new governors take office (Roundup)

January 22nd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Four of the eight newly appointed governors - Shivraj Patil (Punjab), K. Sankaranarayanan (Maharashtra), E.S.L. Narasimhan (Andhra Pradesh) and M.O.H. Farook (Jharkhand - took their oath ... Read more...

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Shivraj Patil sworn in as Punjab governor

January 22nd, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 22 (IANS) Shivraj Patil was sworn in as Punjab Governor at a ceremony here Friday. Patil, a former union home minister and ex-Lok Sabha speaker, was administered the oath of ... Read more...

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Indian leaders mourn Jyoti Basu’ death

January 17th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Jan.17 (ANI): As veteran Communist leader Jyoti Basu breathed his last on Sunday here at the AMRI Hospital at 11.47 a.m. after a multiple-organ failure, the nation lost one of ... Read more...

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BSP goes it alone in Left-ruled West Bengal

April 21st, 2009 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), one of the formidable political forces that formed the Third Front along with Leftists at the centre, has not entered into any ... Read more...

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Congress legislator takes on sitting Left MP in Kerala’s Alappuzha

March 24th, 2009 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Alappuzha (Kerala), March 24 (IANS) The stage is set for a battle royal in Kerala's Alappuzha Lok Sabha constituency (earlier known as Alleppey) between sitting MP, Dr K.S. Manoj of the Communist ... Read more...

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Zardari tried to bury democracy alive, will not escape its consequences: Shahbaz

March 2nd, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 2 (ANI): PML-N president and former Chief Minister of Pakistans Punjab province, Shahbaz Sharif, has said that Zardari tried to bury democracy alive in its infancy and would not ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Raman Singh’s profile

December 8th, 2008 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 8 (IANS) It was a quirk of fate that Raman Singh became chief minister of Chhattisgarh after Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) star leader from the state, Dilip Singh Judeo, got ... Read more...

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Smriti Irani, UTV to produce serial on Mahatma Gandhi

August 13th, 2008 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) UTV Television announced Wednesday it would produce a TV serial on Mahatma Gandhi in association with Smriti Irani Productions Ltd. "The serial will depict the human side of ... Read more...

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Sarkozy’s personality in focus as France takes EU presidency

June 28th, 2008 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
By Siegfried Mortkowitz Paris, June 28 (DPA) For six months, as it struggles with yet another institutional crisis, the European Union (EU) wiill be led by a man who inspires at least as ... Read more...

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Musharraf regime starts search for potential PM to head interim govt.

November 14th, 2007 - 1:54 am ICT by admin

Posted in National |