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Bal Thackeray backs Trivedi, but raps him too


September 12th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Wednesday came out in support of jailed cartoonist Aseem Trivedi but also gave him a sharp rap on the knuckles.While ... Read more...

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Little Chinese bowl fetches $2.5 mn!


June 9th, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) People of the art world are stunned after a little Chinese bowl was sold for 1.6 million pounds (around $2.5 million) during a British auction. ... Read more...

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British family system now exists in 35 ways


May 18th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 18 (IANS) A study has found people in Britain having 35 types of family system in the country, a number which has risen by a quarter from a ... Read more...

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Express your love with diamond-studded undies


May 17th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 17 (IANS) If you happen to be one of those who believes buying an annoyed wife a nice set of innerwears is one of the surest ways to ... Read more...

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Vijayan will meet Dange’s fate: Achuthanandan


May 12th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 12 (IANS) In stinging remarks, CPI-M veteran V.S. Achuthanandan warned Saturday that his rival Pinarayi Vijayan will soon meet the fate of the once iconic Indian Communist S.A. ... Read more...

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Women may not hesitate marrying low income men


April 8th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 8 (IANS) A British study has found men with low incomes are likely to be preferred by many present-day women following their changing aspirations in life.Today's brides are ... Read more...

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11,000-year-old human sub-species found in China


March 15th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 15 (IANS) Scientists have found a previously unknown human subspecies, distinct from the present day Homosapiens, that may have lived in China 11,500 years ago.Fossil remains of a ... Read more...

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Comment on dresses, rapes twisted: Andhra police chief


December 31st, 2011 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 31 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh police chief Dinesh Reddy has blamed some TV news channels for misinterpreting his comments Friday that hinted at a link between women's dresses and ... Read more...

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Hollywood has no hierarchy like Bollywood: Bipasha


December 27th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 27 (IANS) Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu, all set to make her Hollywood debut with "Singularity", feels there is no hierarchy in Hollywood unlike the Indian film industry."The ... Read more...

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Comic book on movies comes to India with ‘Don: The Origin’ (With Image)


December 20th, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) A graphic novel "Don: The Origin" narrating the genesis and story of "Don" and "Don 2" starring Shah Rukh Khan, is expected to draw ... Read more...

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Hazare to watch first film in 41 years?


December 18th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 18 (IANS) Anna Hazare, who is visiting Chennai Sunday, is likely to watch Tamil film "Mudhalvar Mahatma" -- which will be his first film in over four ... Read more...

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Water in Mars regions may have rudimentary life


December 13th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Dec 13 (IANS) Patches of Mars sub-surface could contain water and sustain a rudimentary form of life, such as martian microbes, reveals a study. "Our models tell us that ... Read more...

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Pakistan for promotion of human rights: Gilani


December 10th, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 10 (IANS) Pakistan stands committed to the protection, promotion and practice of human rights, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani said.In a message on the occasion of Universal ... Read more...

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US consumer confidence at 2-year low


October 26th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 26 (IANS/EFE) US consumer confidence in the way the economy is shaping up fell to its lowest level in more than two years this month mainly due ... Read more...

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PM to inaugurate Sikh heritage site


October 22nd, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will inaugurate the landmark Khalsa Heritage Complex (KHC), touted as a landmark monument of Sikhism, at Anandpur Sahib town in Punjab ... Read more...

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Isn’t your child already sounding a teenager?


October 20th, 2011 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 20 (IANS) It seems children these days are growing up at a much faster rate than generally anticipated, as a study in Britain has found teenage tantrums and ... 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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Gaddafi’s wife in talks to buy Croatian resort


September 8th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Zagreb, Sep 8 (IANS/AKI) The wife of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi is negotiating to buy a tourist resort in Croatia, a media report said.Croatian daily Makarska Chronicle said Gaddafi's wife ... Read more...

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Open for talks, says fasting Hazare (Lead)


August 21st, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) A day after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called for "give and take" on the Lokpal bill, activist Anna Hazare Sunday said he was open ... Read more...

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US is global economy parasite, says Putin


August 2nd, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Seliger (Russia), Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US spends beyond its means and "lives like a parasite off the global economy", Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said Monday.US President ... Read more...

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India’s first military chopper pilot passes away


July 20th, 2011 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Air Commodore (retd) S.K. Majumdar, the first Indian military pilot to fly a helicopter in 1954, died at the army's research and referral hospital here ... Read more...

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Domestic violence very high in Asia-Pacific: UN report


July 6th, 2011 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Nearly half the population of women in the Asia-Pacific region have experienced physical and sexual violence at the hands of their partners, a report by ... Read more...

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Penelope Cruz to shoot new movie in Bosnia


May 11th, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Sarajevo, May 11 (IANS/EFE) Spanish actress Penelope Cruz will arrive in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo in September for the filming of "Venuto al Mondo" (Into the World) to be ... Read more...

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Bangladesh remembers Chittagong’s woman revolutionary


May 5th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 5 (IANS) Bangladesh Thursday remembered Pritilata Waddedar, considered one of the first woman revolutionaries in undivided India who died fighting the British, with a call for recording ... Read more...

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People being made slaves in free country, says Imran Khan


April 7th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 7 (IANS) Cricketer-turned politician Imran Khan has said the present-day generation is being turned into slaves in an independent country and Pakistan's fate is being decided somewhere else, ... Read more...

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When Freida Pinto lived in fear


March 26th, 2011 - 5:39 am ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Actress Freida Pinto says she "lived in fear" of not landing another film role after starring in the Oscar winning "Slumdog Millionaire".Pinto, 26, admits she ... Read more...

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Play was central element of people’s lives in Mohenjodaro 4000yrs back


February 17th, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): An archaeology thesis from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has revealed that play was a central element of people's lives even 4000 years ago.Elke Rogersdotter is investigating the ... Read more...

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Every 10th find in Indus Valley Civilisation games-related


February 8th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) Every 10th find from the ruins of the Indus Valley Civilisation 4,000 years ago relates to some sort of game, says a recent study from Sweden. Elke Rogersdotter ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin To Give Keynote Address To Mark Ronald Reagan’s 100th Birth Anniversary


January 28th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 28, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Republican leader Sarah Palin is all set to give the keynote address at the "Reagan 100 Opening Banquet," an event that has been organized at the ... Read more...

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Book row: Malaysian government to talk to MIC leaders


January 25th, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 25 (IANS) The Malaysian government will talk to Malaysian Indian Congress (MIC) leaders this week to resolve the controversy over a school text book that has references to the ... Read more...

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Story of Indian indenture migration forgotten: South African playwright


January 12th, 2011 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) South African playwright-director Rajesh Gopie has returned to India with his new production, "Coolie Odyssey", about Indian indenture migration to Natal in the 19th century. ... Read more...

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Foster parents in Russia may undergo special training


January 8th, 2011 - 11:09 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 8 (IANS) Terming parenting "a super serious matter", Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has said prospective foster parents should undergo mandatory training.At present, Russia does not have laws regulating training for ... Read more...

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30,000-yr-old finger bone found in Siberia is from ‘mystery human relative’


December 23rd, 2010 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 23 (ANI): Scientists have found that a 30,000-year-old bone finger fossil of a little girl found in Siberia in 2008, was neither a Neanderthal nor an early modern human, but ... Read more...

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My film offers different take on Chittagong uprising: director


December 17th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap may have put his hand in the Big B's nest, tacitly accusing the megastar of stalling his production "Chittagong" to create space ... Read more...

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Is Lady GaGa The Present Day Saint Francis Of Assisi?


December 7th, 2010 - 5:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The nude statue of Lady GaGa stands above the BP logo carrying two frogs and two octopuses on each shoulder and a fighting pelican perched above the statue’s head. The US ... Read more...

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