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India, Pakistan acknowledge ‘more needs to be done’


September 7th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 7 (IANS) Acknowledging that some progress had been made in talks between India and Pakistan, both sides Friday said that "much more needs to be done" in the ... Read more...

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Etios Motor Racing series car gets the nod


August 7th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 5 (IANS) The Etios Motor Racing (EMR) car received the thumbs-up from not just the 25 short-listed drivers, but also the acknowledged experts as Toyota paraded the vehicle ... Read more...

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Motorsports: Close win for Arya Gandhi


May 20th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) Mumbai lad Arya Gandhi of RayoRacing (206 points) pipped Chennai's Surya Raguram of Meco Racing by one point (205) to emerge the Junior Max champion in ... Read more...

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‘India fourth worst in maternal care’


May 8th, 2012 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) India is the fourth worst place to be in for mothers among 80 less developed countries, the annual State of the World's Mothers report said ... Read more...

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Risat-1 satellite raised to its intended orbit


April 28th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 28 (IANS) India's own Radar Imaging Satellite (Risat-1), launched Thursday, has been placed in its final intended orbit, said the country's space agency said Saturday. space agency.In a ... Read more...

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BJP leaders meet to decide future polls strategy


April 18th, 2012 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) With the victory in the Delhi civic polls coming as a shot in the arm for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the party's top ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily questions train fare hike


March 14th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 14 (IANS) The hike in railway fares in Pakistan come at a time when "earnings are dipping, inflation is high and no cheaper transportation option is available", said ... Read more...

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Shanghai’s courier firms to open parcels before delivery


February 21st, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 21 (IANS) Major courier firms in Shanghai have started ordering their delivery staff to examine contents of parcels they receive from customers more often, as part of ... Read more...

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We’ll protest against Anna’s arrest: CPI-M


August 16th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday alleged that the Congress-led union government was patronising corruption and trying to crush the anti-corruption campaign in the country."The ... Read more...

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Telangana employees gearing up for indefinite strike


August 7th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 7 (IANS) Government employees in Telangana region are set to protest from Monday in the run up to the indefinite strike from Aug 17, even as the ... Read more...

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FIH frowns at HI-IHF unification, pulls tournaments out of India


July 29th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) In a major blow to Indian hockey, the International Hockey Federation (FIH) has withdrawn all international tournaments allotted to the country, frowning upon the "unification" ... Read more...

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Rahul’s rally not eyeing elections: Digvijay


July 9th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, July 9 (IANS) Even as Rahul Gandhi's grand rally for farmers in Uttar Pradesh is being seen as a prelude to the Congress party's campaign for the state ... Read more...

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Google Android smart phones top as Nokia, BlackBerry sink


June 1st, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York/Toronto, June 1 (IANS) Google's Android devices have become most popular smart phones in the US, said a Nielsen survey Tuesday, a day when Nokia shares tanked more than ... Read more...

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Shell to build world’s largest, heaviest oil rig


May 22nd, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) A nearly half-kilometre long floating rig will be the world's heaviest and largest, weighing 600,000 tonnes or as much as much as six aircraft carriers. Shell ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

UAE anti-plastic bags campaign a hit with private sector


May 6th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 5 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates' move to keep the country free from plastic bags has won tremendous appreciation and support from the private sector.The drive - ... Read more...

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Pak Interior Minister is an India, US agent: Jamaat chief


March 28th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar. 28 (ANI): Jamat-e-Islami chief Syed Munawar Hassan has called Pakistan's Interior Minister Rehman Malik 'an agent of India and America'.Addressing a rally taken out from Khyber Plaza to Parliament House ... Read more...

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ULFA meets Chidambaram — for peace


February 10th, 2011 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Leaders of the outlawed United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) met Home Minister P. Chidambaram for the first time here Thursday to mark the start of ... Read more...

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‘Yeh Saali Zindagi’ album is dull (IANS Music Review)


January 22nd, 2011 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Film: "Yeh Saali Zindagi"; Music Director: Nishat Khan; Lyricist: Swanand Kirkire; Singers: Sunidhi Chauhan, Kunal Ganjawala, Shilpa Rao, Sukhwinder Singh, Javed Ali and Abhishek Ray; Rating: **Nishat Khan is a ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Is David Tennant going to star in The Hobbit?


January 12th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are reports on the Internet and elsewhere that former “Doctor Who” star, David Tennant may be joining the cast of the movie “The Hobbit”.Unlike ... Read more...

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Sir Ian McKellen is all set to act in ‘The Hobbit’


January 11th, 2011 - 11:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sir Ian McKellen and Andy Serkis are reported to have signed their parts of the contract that essentially confirms that they will be appearing in the ... Read more...

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Kiran Bedi returns to TV with ‘Aap Ki Kachehri 3′


December 17th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Former top cop Kiran Bedi is set to return with the third season of her show "Aap Ki Kachehri", which attempts to restore harmony in the lives ... Read more...

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Transnational human trafficking cases coming down in India


November 26th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Cases of transnational human trafficking are coming down in India, a United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) official said Friday.Speaking to IANS on the sidelines ... Read more...

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Harry Potter Fashion: The Best And The Worst


November 22nd, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The Yule Ball shown in ‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire’ was perhaps the first occasion that gave the Potter characters an opportunity to dress up. And it was also ... Read more...

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WWE Smackdown Prelude to Survivor Series


November 20th, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As Antonio Del Rio started off the show bragging on his abilities, MVP stepped out from the back and informed Del Rio that he would hit him in ... Read more...

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Francis Ford Coppola honored with an Oscar Award


November 15th, 2010 - 10:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Second annual Governors Awards came off last Sunday. The event was used to honor Academy Award-winning director, Francis Ford Coppola. The event was used ... Read more...

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Proteas, Pak to focus on one-dayers ahead of World Cup in India


October 29th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Abu Dhabi (UAE), Oct. 29 (ANI): South Africa and Pakistan have shifted focus to the five-match one-day series starting here on Friday, as they see the event as ideal for next year's ... Read more...

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Pak, SA hope UAE one-dayers will help them gear up for 2011 World Cup


October 29th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Oct 29 (ANI): South Africa and Pakistan are all set to gear up for next year's World Cup with a five-match one-day series starting in the UAE today.The Proteas are in ... Read more...

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‘The Hobbit’ to finally start filming in February 2011


October 19th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Finally a date for the filming of the much anticipated film “The Hobbit” has been announced. There have been several delays in the commencement of the ... Read more...

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‘Spot-fixing’ scandal may hit Pak’s tour of New Zealand: Vaughan


September 5th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Sep 5(ANI): New Zealand Cricket (NZC) chief Justin Vaughan feels that people may not be interested in Pakistan's upcoming tour due to the recent 'spot-fixing' scandal.Pakistan's six-week tour will begin on ... Read more...

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Kampala attacks just a beginning, warns Al Shabaab leader


July 15th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Mogadishu (Somalia), July 15 (ANI): The spiritual leader of the radical Islamist group in Somalia which claimed responsibility for the deadly Sunday twin attacks in Ugandan capital Kampala, said the assault was ... Read more...

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Pressure of massive expectations behind Rooney’s dismal WC outing: Ferguson


July 6th, 2010 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 6 (ANI): Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has said that the pressure of the huge expectations of the nation on Wayne Rooney's shoulders, resulted in a bitterly disappointing ... Read more...

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Favourites Brazil shocked by Netherlands (Night lead)


July 2nd, 2010 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Port Elizabeth, July 2 (DPA) A Wesley Sneijder-inspired the Netherlands beat 10-man Brazil 2-1 at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth Friday to reach the World Cup football semifinals. Sneijder now ... Read more...

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The Netherlands upset favourites Brazil 2-1 (Lead)


July 2nd, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Port Elizabeth (South Africa), July 2 (DPA) The Netherlands came from behind to beat 10-man Brazil 2-1 at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth Friday to reach the World Cup ... Read more...

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When Tony Blair did not want to fight Gordon Brown


May 30th, 2010 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) Former British prime minister Tony Blair was reluctant to take over as leader of the Labour party and said he did not want to fight Gordon Brown. "I ... Read more...

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12-year-old bride’s divorce prompts marriage age review in Saudi Arabia


April 22nd, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Apr 22 (ANI): In what could become a prelude to introduction of a minimum age for marriage in Saudi Arabia, a 12-year-old girl has won a divorce from her 80-year-old husband.According ... Read more...

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