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China-bashing increases during US polls, rues daily


September 21st, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) China-bashing becomes intense during US elections and American politicians compete for the toughest stance against the country, rued a Chinese daily Friday. "The things these politicians ... Read more...

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Camelot issues warning over EuroMillions email scam


August 27th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) False allegations were posed towards the two award winning couples Adrian and Gillian Bayford pertaining their $148 million. The allegations were posted in the email claiming that ... Read more...

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No sex if elected, promises Italian politician


August 21st, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 21 (IANS/AKI) A politician running for the regional presidency of the Italian island of Sicily has promised to swear off sex and dedicate himself to work if elected."If ... Read more...

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Goa will achieve 15 percent growth rate: Parrikar


August 15th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 15 (IANS) Goa will achieve a growth rate of 15 percent in the coming years, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said at an Independence Day function here Wednesday.He also ... Read more...

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Bobby Jindal intensifies attack on Obama


July 19th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 19 (IANS) Louisiana's Indian American governor Bobby Jindal, speculated among Mitt Romney's potential running mates, has stepped up his attacks on President Barack Obama for allegedly distorting ... Read more...

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Man waves shoe at Pakistani minister


July 1st, 2012 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 1 (IANS) An angry activist of the Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) waved a shoe at a minister of Sindh province during his address to party workers in Hyderabad ... Read more...

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I have quit NCP, says Sangma


June 20th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 20 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker Purno Sangma Wednesday said he has quit the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) because it refused to endorse his presidential candidature."The disinclination ... Read more...

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Bihar NGO director arrested for Rs.150 crore fraud


June 13th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Patna June 13 (IANS) The director of a Patna-based NGO was arrested here Wednesday for allegedly being part of a racket that collected over Rs.150 crore from farmers and students ... Read more...

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Train stopped to ’save’ kid’s toy


June 11th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Railway workers in the US stopped a train to save a three-year-old girl's beloved bunny, it was reported here.A tantrum-inducing disaster was avoided thanks to kind-hearted ... Read more...

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BSP not to contest against Dimple


June 6th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Wednesday decided not to contest the Kannauj Lok Sabha by-election.The BSP said it took the decision as "nothing fair" could ... Read more...

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‘Indian Idol 6′ promises to shock with great talent


May 30th, 2012 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) As evident from the promos, the sixth season of popular singing reality show "Indian Idol" will not only strike an emotional chord but also promises to ... Read more...

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‘Department’ first look revealed


April 5th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) The first look of Ram Gopal Varma's action film "Department" is out with a tagline "justice is their crime". And the director says the ... Read more...

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Assad regime accepts Kofi Annan’s peace plan


March 27th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
Damascus, March 27 (IANS) The Syrian government has agreed to a peace plan put forward by UN-Arab envoy Kofi Annan, his spokesman said Tuesday.The plan calls for an end to ... Read more...

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Goa budget proposes to reduce petrol price by Rs.11 a litre


March 26th, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, March 26 (IANS) In a step that will make petrol in Goa the cheapest in India, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Monday proposed a reduction in prices of the fuel ... Read more...

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India justifies voting against Sri Lanka (Lead)


March 24th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) India reiterated Saturday that it did the right thing by voting for a US resolution at the UN Human Rights Council that asked Sri ... Read more...

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Osian’s Cinefan Film Festival returns in July


March 24th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) The aficionados of international cinema are set for a treat this July as the popular Osian's Cinefan Film Festival is set to return to the ... Read more...

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Independent legislator joins Trinamool


March 24th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 24 (IANS) Hamidul Rehman, an independent legislator from West Bengal's North Dinajpur district, Saturday officially joined the ruling Trinamool Congress."We have informed the Speaker in writing that ... Read more...

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Mexican traffickers use minors to carry drugs into US


March 24th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
San Diego, March 24 (IANS/EFE) The number of minors transporting drugs across the Mexico-US border continues to rise, as does the number of "blind mules" who transport dope without their ... Read more...

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Development work to be videographed in UP


March 24th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 24 (IANS) In a bid to check corruption and use of sub-standard material in construction work in the rural areas, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to get ... Read more...

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Controversial Madhya Pradesh minister puts foot in mouth


March 21st, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 21 (IANS) A controversial Madhya Pradesh minister made a bizarre statement in the state assembly Wednesday, asserting that promises made in election manifestos are by a party ... Read more...

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Hike justified only if amenities are provided: Commuters


March 14th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) While the fare hikes in the railway budget for 2012-13 didn't cause much of a stir among the public, the man on the street remained ... Read more...

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All promises will be fulfilled: Akhilesh


March 10th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister designate Akhilesh Yadav Saturday said all promises made by the Samajwadi Party (SP) will be taken up on priority by his government.Addressing ... Read more...

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Indonesian hitmen offer services in blogs


March 9th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jakarta, March 9 (IANS/AKI) Most mafia members want to keep a low profile while conducting their illegal businesses. But that is not the case with some professional killers in Indonesia ... Read more...

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Jat agitators block Hisar-Delhi road, rail tracks


March 7th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Hisar (Haryana), March 7 (IANS) Tension ran high in this Haryana district as members of the Jat community, seeking quotas in government jobs, blocked the national highway to Delhi and ... Read more...

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Kiran Reddy seeks time from Telangana employees


March 5th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 5 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar Reddy Monday said the government was waiting for the high court's consent to implement an agreement reached with ... Read more...

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For Jat chief minister, handling Jats becomes a problem (Haryana Newsletter)


March 2nd, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 2 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda may himself be a Jat but that has hardly brought good tidings. Leaders of the politically dominant community in the ... Read more...

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1,700 Chinese donate bodies for medical research


March 1st, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 1 (IANS) Around 1,700 people in the Chinese metropolis of Shanghai last year donated their bodies for medical research.A total of 1,698 people donated their bodies for research ... Read more...

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Telangana employees threaten another strike


February 10th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Government employees from Telangana region in Andhra Pradesh Friday threatened to launch a protest from Feb 21, culminating in a strike, if the government failed ... Read more...

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700 fall ill after eating at Mexico rally


February 10th, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 10 (IANS/EFE) At least 700 people fell ill after eating rice and eggs at a political rally in Mexico, officials said.The residents of Chilapa in Guerrero state ... Read more...

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Independent legislator set to join Trinamool


February 8th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 8 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress is set to induct an independent legislator who defeated last year the Trinamool candidate with Congress backing.Hamidul Rehman won from Chopra in ... Read more...

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BJP registers complaint against NCP


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Alleging that the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leaders have lured voters to attend a rally in Maharashtra's Beed district, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday ... Read more...

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CIL making clandestine profit: ex-chairman


January 19th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 19 (IANS) Coal India Ltd (CIL), the world's single largest coal producer, was Thursday accused by one of its former officials of misusing monopolistic power and making clandestine ... Read more...

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Mamata slams Left for questioning her performance


January 12th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
West Midnapore (West Bengal), Jan 12 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee slammed the opposition Thursday, saying it had no right to question the performance of her seven-month-old ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh to speed up development: Raman Singh


December 12th, 2011 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Dec 12 (IANS) Raman Singh who has completed eight years as chief minister of mineral-rich Chhattisgarh state Monday said that he will strive to speed up the state's ... Read more...

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We respect India’s debate on retail opening: US


December 9th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) The United States has said foreign direct investment in retail trade would be beneficial to both India and the US but it would wait for ... Read more...

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