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Defence ministry to relax century-old land laws


May 28th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Conceding to public demand, India's defence ministry has begun amending century-old laws of the British era to accommodate the needs of present times when civilian ... Read more...

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Has anti-graft campaign learnt lessons, asks Khurshid


March 17th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Law and Justice Minister Salman Khurshid Saturday said the government had learnt its lessons after Anna Hazare's protest last year but wondered if the ... Read more...

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City Museum depicting Hyderabad’s history inaugurated


March 12th, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad , March 11 (IANS) The historic city of Hyderabad Sunday added another landmark with the formal inauguration of City Museum, said to be the first of its kind in ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama to speak of happiness at Penguin Lecture


December 2nd, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Happiness and the art of being happy will be the focus of the fifth edition of the annual Penguin Lecture when the Tibetan Buddhist leader, ... Read more...

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Be role models against graft, president tells teachers


September 5th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Monday urged teachers to be "role models" by instructing students to fight corruption and be honest citizens.?In present times, values such ... Read more...

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Most elderly Britons feel good spirited


July 16th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 16 (IANS) One may think elderly people in the present times may be feeling depressed by the prospect of working longer and retiring on a smaller pension -- ... Read more...

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Karisma to play five characters spanning 500 years


June 18th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) This comeback will be a whammy for Karisma Kapoor. For Vikram Bhatt's "Dangerous Ishq", the actress is going to play five roles in five different ... Read more...

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After Ileana, southern actress Sneha ready to enter Bollywood


April 15th, 2011 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) The Tamil-Telugu actresses continue to make inroads into Bollywood. While all attention is on Ileana D'Cruz who makes her transition from Telugu to Hindi with ... Read more...

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Tandoori versus sorpotel: Goan cuisine on collision path (Eating Out With IANS)


April 15th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 15 (IANS) Goan cuisine is on a path of culinary collision with mainstream dishes from Punjab and other regions of India.And first time author Fatima da Silva Gracias ... Read more...

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No place for Holi songs in Bollywood anymore?


March 20th, 2011 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) There was a time when Holi provided not only an occasion for outstanding song situations in Bollywood films but also a pretext for great drama. ... Read more...

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Peace meet held to mend troubled relations between Assam, Nagaland


February 26th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by ANI
Mokokchung (Nagaland), Feb 26(ANI): Writers, scholars and artists from Assam and Nagaland came together for a peace meet in an effort to mend the troubled relations between the two states on Saturday.The ... Read more...

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Chris Hemsworth Shines As ‘Thor’ In The Movie Trailer


December 11th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Marvel studio is going to unleashing one more superhero flick next year following the success of the two 'Iron Man' films. However, the new movie that ... Read more...

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After delays, Scorpene submarine now on track: Navy chief


December 2nd, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Admitting there was a downward trend in its submarine programme, Indian Navy Chief Admiral Nirmal Verma Thursday said the gap would be covered when the nation gets ... 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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‘Paid news’ phenomenon spreading: Goa official


November 16th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 16 (IANS) The phenomenon of "paid news" is reaching serious proportions in the media and no newspaper is willing to offend its corporate advertisers, a senior Goa bureaucrat said Tuesday. ... Read more...

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A funny view of Indian history - courtesy comedian Vir Das


November 13th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Actor and stand up comedian Vir Das has rewritten history, but with a comic touch. His forthcoming show, called "History Of India - VIRitten", is set to ... Read more...

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India, Afghanistan to further strengthen ties


October 2nd, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 2 (ANI): Appreciating India's efforts to help restore normalcy in Afghanistan, country's Ambassador to India, Nangyalai Tarzi has expressed desire to further strengthen bilateral ties between the two nations.Speaking ... Read more...

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Vamsi will soon direct a sequel


September 18th, 2010 - 7:27 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director Vamsi is well known in the Telugu film industry for his exceptional films that has won the hearts of the audiences. Vamsi has just finished working ... Read more...

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iPhone App For 9/11 Generates Mixed Response


September 11th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Sep 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Technology has given people the means to get information on literally anything even if it is on one of the most sensitive and delicate issues! The ... Read more...

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‘Hum Log’ To Return On Doordarshan As ‘Hum’


July 20th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Indian television's first soap opera "Hum Log' which was aired in 1984 on Doordarshan is coming back again in the national channel in a brand new ... Read more...

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‘Laado’ Goes The Damini Way


July 3rd, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): So, the much needed boost to the Colors show "Na Aana Is Des Laado' has been provided in the form of an attempt to rape ... Read more...

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Like Father Like Son In Bollywood!


June 4th, 2010 - 8:17 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 4, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Fathers play an important role in every individual's life; they shape us, mold us and definitely help us to be a better and stronger person. The ... Read more...

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President Patil pitches for green tech at Shanghai expo


May 30th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Kavita Bajeli-Datt Shanghai, May 30 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Sunday stressed on adapting green technology to make cities better at the ongoing 2010 World Expo here as she visited the India ... Read more...

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Friendship ’steamier’ than sex for today’s generation


May 23rd, 2010 - 2:24 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 23 (ANI): Friendship is more important than sex to the present generation, according to a top social demographer.Bernard Salt explains, a change in attitude towards marriage and family over the ... Read more...

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With e-learning portal, Delhi University gets tech savvy


May 20th, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Keeping pace with GenY, Delhi University (DU) in its new tech-savvy avatar will launch a portal Friday where e-learning material in 12 courses will be ... Read more...

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British Elections Predictions Root For None


May 6th, 2010 - 8:50 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey London, United Kingdom, May 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The British general elections started today, May 6. It is yet too early to predict the outcome of the elections, but according to ... Read more...

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Kristin Stewart not aboard ‘Paani’: Shekhar Kapur (Snippets)


April 28th, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Internationally acclaimed Indian filmmaker Shekhar Kapur has dismissed reports that "Twilight" star Kristin Stewart is working on his film "Paani". "Kristin Stewart is not aboard 'Paani'. We ... Read more...

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‘Laburnum…’ on northeast an evocative, powerful read (IANS Book Review)


April 13th, 2010 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman Book: "Laburnum - For My Head"; Author: Temsula Ao; Publisher: Penguin Books-India; Price: Rs.150New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Gripping, not in the sense of a thriller novel, but one in ... Read more...

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Maruti Car Recalls Increase Customer Confidence


February 27th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Feb 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The car recalls by Maruti Suzuki is being heralded as a positive sign, as can be evident from the rise in share prices of the company. ... Read more...

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Roger Federer Wins Australian Open 2010 Men’s Final


January 31st, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Melbourne, Jan 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Roger Federer once against proved himself to be the best tennis player of the world in present times. In the men's final of Australian Open, ... Read more...

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Centre for Buddhist Studies proposed in Gujarat


January 16th, 2010 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Vadodara (Gujarat), Jan 15 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Friday announced the setting up of a temple and centre for Buddhist studies and higher research in the state. Terming the ... Read more...

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‘Chance Pe Dance’ title was cheesy: Shahid Kapoor


January 11th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Shahid Kapoor says he loved being part of "Chance Pe Dance", but feels that the title of the film is "cheesy". "We were looking for a title for ... Read more...

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Can’t shut eyes to international terror: Sheikh Hasina


December 24th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 24 (IANS) It isn't possible to work "keeping the eyes shut" towards threats to other countries as everybody faces the threat of international terrorism, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina ... Read more...

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Russell Crowe Starer “Robin Hood” Trailer Is Out


December 16th, 2009 - 2:00 am ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Dec.15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Ace Film Director Ridley Scott is among the most renowned filmmakers of the present times and whenever he starts or announces a film, it makes headlines. His ... Read more...

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A Gurukul in Bihar promotes traditional Indian values and culture


November 25th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
By Ajay KumarPatna, Nov.25 (ANI): A school committed to promote and preserve traditional Indian culture and values here follows the vintage system of education named Gurukul which teaches pupils the Vedas, Hindu ... Read more...

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