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‘Activist’ demands Kamat’s arrest in mining controversy


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 11 (IANS) Those implicated in the Justice M.V. Shah Commission report, including former chief minister Digambar Kamat, should be arrested and the Rs.35,000 crore illegal mining controversy probed ... Read more...

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Harry to visit China to improve tense relations


September 10th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 10 (IANS) Prince Harry has reportedly been asked by the Foreign Office to visit China next year to help improve tense British relations with the country, the Daily ... Read more...

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Family stands by jailed cartoonist, coal minister heckled


September 10th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, Sep 10 (IANS) Supporters of India Against Corruption (IAC) and the parents of jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, who was charged with sedition by Mumbai police, Monday heckled union Coal ... Read more...

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Madonna flaunted Obama tattoo


September 9th, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 9 (IANS) Pop diva Madonna showed the new tattoo of US President Barack Obama on her back during her MDNA Tour at the Yankee Stadium here.Clad ... Read more...

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Sonakshi Sinha homesick, dad pays a surprise visit (With Image)


September 7th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The team of "Son Of Sardaar" (SOS) got a surprise visitor in veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha, while they were shooting for the movie in Patiala.The ... Read more...

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FIR against BJP general secretary for fraud


September 4th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 4 (IANS) An FIR was registered in Rajasthan's Udaipur city Tuesday against Bharatiya Janta Party general secretary and sitting legislator Kiran Maheshwari, her husband and 28 others on ... Read more...

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Business woman Ayesha has no time for films


September 4th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Actress Ayesha Takia has happily put her acting career on the backseat and is busy concentrating on her home and hospitality business."I find it hilarious ... Read more...

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Former RSP general secretary K. Pankajakshan dead


August 28th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 28 (IANS) Former Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP) general secretary and veteran Kerala politician K. Pankajakshan died at the Medical College hospital here Tuesday night, said family sources. He ... Read more...

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Drinks party with underage guests busted in Pune


August 28th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 28 (IANS) A weekend drinks party allegedly going on at a resort of the relative of a Maharashtra politician was busted here last week and over 750 underage ... Read more...

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Gawli’s punishment for murder to be fixed Friday


August 28th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) A Mumbai special court Tuesday deferred till Aug 31 the verdict on punishment in a murder case involving mafia don-turned-politician Arun Gawli and 11 others, a ... Read more...

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As Kerala celebrates Onam, actor Thilakan battles for life


August 28th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 28 (IANS) While Kerala celebrates its harvest festival Onam, veteran actor Thilakan battles for life.Thilakan has been put on ventilator for the past few days, following multiple organ ... Read more...

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Arun Gawli, 11 others convicted for Sena leader’s murder


August 24th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) A Mumbai special court Friday found mafia don-turned-politician Arun Gawli and 11 others guilty of killing Shiv Sena corporator Kamlakar Jamsandekar here, an official said.The Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Morphed photo of Goa politician on Facebook, case lodged


August 23rd, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 23 (IANS) Police in Goa Thursday registered a case after unknown people uploaded on Facebook a woman politician's face morphed with actor Vidya Balan's body on a ... Read more...

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Former Congress legislator turns producer-actor


August 21st, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 21 (IANS) Former Congress legislator Sobhana George has turned producer and her first movie "Prethiksheyodae", about child labour, is slated for release next month.Child labour was one of ... Read more...

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Berlusconi aide to act in porn movie


August 20th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 20 (IANS/AKI) Nicole Minetti, a former showgirl-turned-politician, who is on trial for allegedly procuring prostitutes for former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's erotic parties, is starting a ... Read more...

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Rockets fired at Pakistani politician’s house


August 20th, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 20 (IANS) The house of the chief of a Pakistani tribe, who is also a former member of the Balochistan provincial assembly, was attacked with rockets Monday, a ... Read more...

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Lack of consensus affecting economic growth: PM


August 15th, 2012 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Lack of political consensus on many issues is affecting India's rapid economic growth, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said Wednesday.Addressing the nation on India's independence ... Read more...

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Goa governor, chief minister condole Deshmukh’s death


August 14th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 14 (IANS) Goa Governor B.V. Wanchoo and Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Tuesday condoled the death of union minister Vilasrao Deshmukh."I am deeply grieved to learn the sad demise ... Read more...

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Bo Xilai case: Police admit Neil Heywood murder ‘cover-up’


August 10th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) Four Chinese policemen have admitted covering up the murder of Briton Neil Heywood, a day after the wife of a former top politician was tried for ... Read more...

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Has Mitt Romney chosen David Petraeus as his VP?


August 8th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington DC, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was rumored that Gen. David Petraeus has being chosen by Mitt Romney as his running mate. General David is the one who guided the American ... Read more...

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Advani still fighting trust vote in his mind: Congress


August 8th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday launched a scathing attack on BJP leader L.K.Advani for terming the UPA government "illegitimate", saying he was still "fighting" the 2008 ... Read more...

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Italians won’t buy used car from Balotelli, PM


August 7th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 7 (IANS/AKI) Only a few Italians would buy a used car from Manchester City soccer star Mario Balotelli or Prime Minister Mario Monti as they were not "trustworthy", ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Iran, Pakistan can establish peace in the region’


August 5th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 5 (IANS) Iran and Pakistan could play an important role in establishing peace and stability in the region, a top Pakistani politician has said.Senate chairman Syed Nayyer Hussain ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Now I value my wife, health more than ever: Shatrughan Sinha


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) He is now 12 kg lighter, wiser and more health-conscious - veteran actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha, who has been in the hospital since a month, says ... Read more...

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Medvedev may run for president again


July 31st, 2012 - 10:24 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has not ruled out that he would run for president again if Russians support his return to the Kremlin."I am ... Read more...

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Madonna ‘purposefully’ chose Swastika scandal


July 27th, 2012 - 7:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) Pop superstar Madonna has addressed the controversy surrounding the use of a swastika in her world tour, insisting the image was chosen "purposefully"."All images in ... Read more...

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Chinese politician’s wife charged with murdering Briton


July 26th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 26 (IANS) Bogu Kailai, the wife of disgraced Chinese politician Bo Xilai, has been charged with murdering British businessman Neil Heywood, Xinhua reported Thursday.Bogu and Zhang Xiaojun, an ... Read more...

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Navjot Sidhu complains against fake Facebook page


July 26th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 26 (IANS) Cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu Thursday complained to the police that the Facebook page in his name is fake and he had nothing to do with ... Read more...

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High profile board of HI’s league


July 25th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Rajeev Shukla, senior BJP politician Arun Jaitley and eminent media personality Rajat Sharma have been named on the board of ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan politician arrested for human smuggling


July 25th, 2012 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, July 25 (IANS) A politician and another suspect have been arrested over a human smuggling operation in Sri Lanka, police said.Police spokesperson Ajith Rohana told Xinhua that the politician ... Read more...

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Mutko nominated for Russian FA chief


July 20th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Sports Minister Vitaly Mutko has been nominated as a candidate for president of the country's Football Association (FA).Mutko, who held the post from 2005 ... Read more...

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Shatrugan Sinha shifted from ICU to private room


July 20th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Actor-politician Shatrugan Sinha, who underwent bypass surgery on Monday, is recovering and has been shifted to a private room from the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).He ... Read more...

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Rajesh Khanna: The custodian of his own famous avatar (Tribute)


July 18th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
In an unexpectedly deep and thoughtful comment Jatin Khanna once described himself as the "custodian" of his own movie screen avatar Rajesh Khanna."I am Jatin (his real name). I ... Read more...

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Shatrughan Sinha remains in hospital, medication adjusted: Doctor


July 12th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 12 (IANS) Veteran actor Shatrughan Sinha is stable but will continue to stay in hospital Thursday as he still gets breathless, said doctor."Mr Sinha is stable. Still ... Read more...

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Shatrughan Sinha stable, but gets breathless


July 11th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Shatrughan Sinha will continue to stay in the hospital as he still tends to get breathless.The actor-politician was hospitalised July 2 at the Kokilaben Dhirubhai ... Read more...

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