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No pomp as downcast Kenyans return from London Games


August 16th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Kenyan Olympic contingent returned home from the London Games downcast over a less than expected performance that saw it finish in 28th position with just ... Read more...

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Tradition meets pomp as Pranab sworn in president (Second Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India Wednesday got its 13th president in seasoned politician Pranab Mukherjee in a function replete with traditional grandeur and ceremony. The country's first citizen ... Read more...

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Raja to continue in party and politics: Karunanidhi (Second Lead)


June 8th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 8 (IANS) Former telecom minister A. Raja, a key accused in the 2G spectrum allocation scam case, Friday met his DMK party resident M. Karunanidhi, who said Raja ... Read more...

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Rajasthan villagers organise bovine ‘marriage’


April 15th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 15 (IANS) In a rare 'marriage', a cow tied the knot with a bull with pomp and show in Rajasthan Saturday night. The event marked the culmination of ... Read more...

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Low key birthday as Mamata turns 57


January 5th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 5 (IANS) Mamata Banerjee turned 57 Thursday, marking her first birthday as West Bengal's chief minister, amid signs of a political storm brewing between her Trinamool Congress ... Read more...

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Mayawati seeks fifth term as birthday gift (Lead)


December 18th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 18 (IANS) Going all out to woo the Muslim, Kshatriya and Vaishya communities, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Sunday made a fervent appeal to them to vote ... Read more...

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Mobile number portability not much of a hit


December 4th, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) About a year into operation, mobile number portability (MNP) that allowed telephone subscribers to change their operators without forgoing their existing numbers, has failed to ... Read more...

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Another working birthday abroad for Manmohan


September 25th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, a famously reluctant birthday boy, will turn 79 Monday either in the high skies or in Frankfurt on his return ... Read more...

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Amisha Patel upset over missing Messi match


August 23rd, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Bollywood actress Amisha Patel, who is a football fan, is upset as she will not be part of history watching soccer star Lionel Messi along with ... Read more...

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Maharashtra governor’s staff get sea-view residence


May 8th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) For the first time in the state, class IV employees of Raj Bhavan in Mumbai will move into a swanky 14-storied tower with modern amenities and ... Read more...

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Prince William’s ’small family affair’ quip to calm Middletons’ wedding nerves


April 30th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 30 (ANI): Just to make his bride comfortable amid the pomp and splendour of their biggest day, Prince William shared a joke with Kate Middleton's proud father.Turning to Michael ... Read more...

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Chidambaram’s allegations are poll oriented: Left Front


April 25th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Hitting out at union Home Minister P. Chidambaram for terming West Bengal as the worst governed state, the ruling Left Front Monday said the minister ... Read more...

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Ponting’s decorated one-day career has run its course: Robert Craddock


March 25th, 2011 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 25(ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting's decorated one-day career, which had an appropriately memorable finish, has run its course, noted cricket expert Robert Craddock has said."Ricky Ponting's century against India may ... Read more...

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Ponting faces Aussie media ire


March 25th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, March 25 (IANS) With reigning champions Australia making a premature exit from the Cricket World Cup after their comprehensive defeat to hosts India, the debate is raging in the ... Read more...

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Tibetan polls a money-spinning affair


March 15th, 2011 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, March 15 (IANS) With posters, pamphlets and other trappings of a regular campaign, the election for the prime minister of the Tibetan government-in-exile here is turning out to be ... Read more...

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Nepal’s former royalty now faces a different court


March 3rd, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, March 3 (IANS) The giant halls in Nepal's former royal palace, glittering with immense chandeliers, stately oil paintings of former kings and stuffed, life-sized tigers, once epitomised power and ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Maoist ‘People’s War’ flounders on 15th anniversary


February 12th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 12 (IANS) The armed insurrection begun by Nepal's Maoist guerrillas on Feb 12, 1996, with just three guns, crude bombs and an iron will to change society stands ... Read more...

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Goa carnival begins March 5 (Lead)


February 11th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 11 (IANS) Goa's four-day carnival fiesta, which will see thousands taking to the streets to the tune of music, will kick off March 5, Panaji Mayor Carolina Po announced Friday. ... Read more...

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Goa’s four-day carnival begins March 5


February 11th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Feb 11 (IANS) Goa's four-day carnival fiesta will kick off March 5, mayor of the capital city of Panaji, Carolina Po, announced Friday. Po said that a committee has been ... Read more...

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Four LeT men in Mumbai, planning major attack: Police


December 23rd, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 23 (IANS) Four LeT men have sneaked into Mumbai and are planning a "violent" attack on the city, Joint Commissioner of Police Himanshu Roy said here Thursday evening."We have received ... Read more...

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Hurley blames Indian media for split


December 23rd, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 23 (IANS) Elizabeth Hurley is miffed. After losing out on both her Indian husband Arun Nayar and estranged beau Shane Warne, the model-actress has ranted her anger at the Indian ... Read more...

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Hurley begs Nayar for forgiveness


December 20th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) After finding that Shane Warne who she had begun dating was two-timing her, a humiliated Elizabeth Hurley is begging estranged Indian husband Arun Nayar not to divorce her.The ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton to throw ‘normal’ reception bash


December 7th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 7 (ANI): Prince William's future bride Kate Middleton is set to hold huge pre-wedding party so friends and family can enjoy a "normal" reception.Bride-to-be Kate, wants pals to enjoy ... Read more...

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Praveen Kumar to marry childhood friend Sapna in Meerut


November 18th, 2010 - 9:20 pm ICT by ANI
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Nov.18 (ANI): Indian pace bowler Praveen Kumar will tie the nuptial knot with his childhood friend Sapna Chaudhary at a ceremony to be held here on Thursday.The two ... Read more...

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Prince William’s wedding to boost Britain’s hard-pressed economy?


November 18th, 2010 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 18 (ANI): Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding will apparently give Britain's hard-pressed economy a 1-billion-pound boost.Revenue from tourism will increase by 750 million pounds as royal fans around ... Read more...

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China wows world with breathtaking Asian Games opening (Intro Roundup)


November 12th, 2010 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 12 (IANS) Water from the sacred rivers of all the particpating 45 nations was poured into a basin-like structure created by laser rays during the breathtaking opening ceremony to unfurl ... Read more...

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John Lennon’s Birthday Gives Birth To A Global Anthem


October 9th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Oct 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is John Lennon's Birthday today. "Imagine" had he been alive, the late singer would have been turned 70 year old today. All the fans, from ... Read more...

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Prince William ‘to marry Kate Middleton in 2012′


September 12th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 12 (ANI): Prince William will make long-time girlfriend Kate Middleton his bride in 2012 just before the London Olympics, according to sources.The couple will tie the knot in the ... Read more...

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Teacher’s Day across the world (To go with Teacher’s Day story)


September 4th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) India celebrates Teachers Day on Sep 5, while the International Teachers Day is observed Oct 5. Teachers Day is, interestingly, not observed on the same day all over ... Read more...

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YRF To Celebrate Its Golden Jubilee With Five Movies


August 19th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Yash Raj Films, the premier production house of Bollywood, is all set to celebrate its golden anniversary with pomp next year. The production house is planning ... Read more...

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Frequent strikes and curfews hit marriage season in J-K


July 12th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by ANI
Srinagar, July 12 (ANI): The ongoing turmoil in the Kashmir valley has badly hit the marriage season, as the locals perform marriages without much pomp and show due to the frequent violence.Stone ... Read more...

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Tight security for Jagannath Rath Yatra Tuesday


July 12th, 2010 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, July 12 (IANS) The Gujarat government has deployed nearly 14,000 policemen to provide security during the Jagannath Rath Yatra here Tuesday, an official said. The yatra is taken out with ... Read more...

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Security tightened in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of pilgrimage season


July 11th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by ANI
Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir), July 11(ANI): Jammu and Kashmir police officials and district administration have tightened security in Poonch District ahead of the annual Buddha Amarnath pilgrimage.Every year, thousands of devotees ... Read more...

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Murali, a cricketer who attracted controversy, split opinion the most


July 7th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 7 (ANI): Former England fast bowler Mike Selvey has said that when Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan retires from international cricket at the end of the first Test against India ... Read more...

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Argentina must play for their lives to beat Germany: Maradona


July 3rd, 2010 - 8:35 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, July 3 (DPA) Argentina's stars must play for their very lives in Saturday's quarter-final with Germany to bring joy to fans at home desperate for World Cup success, charismatic coach ... Read more...

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