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UAE holds talks with Kenya, Netherlands


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Aug 22 (IANS/WAM) Top officials of the UAE have met their counterparts from Kenya and the Netherlands to discuss bilateral ties.Abdullah Sulaiman Al-Hamadi, director of African Affairs at ... Read more...

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Maharashtra announces three-day mourning for Deshmukh


August 14th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) The Mahrashtra government Tuesday announced three-day state mourning following the death of union minister and former chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh.However, Governor K. Sankaranarayanan and Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Rashtrapati Bhavan chefs to learn cooking fish Bengali style?


July 22nd, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Chefs in Rashtrapati Bhavan could undergo a crash course in preparing some Bengali delicacies like fish curries once Pranab Mukherjee moves in - if his ... Read more...

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‘No link between Siachen, other issues with Pakistan’


June 16th, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, June 16 (IANS) India attaches no link between the progress in talks with Pakistan on reducing military presence in Siachen Glacier and other bilateral matters, ... Read more...

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Pegg reveals Cruise’s secret to good body


June 8th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Actor Simon Pegg has revealed that his "Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol" star Tom Cruise keeps his body in good shape with the help of an ... Read more...

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Pranab misses parliament photo session


May 16th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The absence of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday from a group photo session of parliamentarians here surprised many.A source said Mukherjee's staff, in the ... Read more...

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Brain stimulation boosts problem-solving capacity


March 30th, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 30 (IANS) Stimulating the brain can boost one's ability to solve complex problems, a new study suggests."The results suggest non-invasive brain stimulation could assist people in solving tasks ... Read more...

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ICC comes to defence of Saeed Ajmal


March 19th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mirpur (Dhaka), March 19 (IANS) The International Cricket Council has come out in defence of Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal after the Indian team reportedly expressed doubts over the legality of the ... Read more...

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Today’s actors refrain from women-oriented films: Anil Kapoor


March 5th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 5 (IANS) Actor Anil Kapoor, who has worked in many female-centric films like "Beta", "Lajja", "Judaai" and "Biwi No. 1", says most actors today do not like ... Read more...

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Tipsy Harry becomes crowd-puller at party


March 3rd, 2012 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 3 (IANS) Leaving behind all protocol, Prince Harry drank a few shots of rum and danced in the streets of Belize, a former British territory in central America, ... Read more...

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Congress alleges lapse by officials in Madhya Pradesh house


February 22nd, 2012 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 21 (IANS) On the first day of the Madhya Pradesh assembly's budget session Tuesday, the Congress alleged that officials present in the house did not follow protocol and ... Read more...

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Welfare homes themselves violate child rights: Agnivesh


February 20th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The institutions responsible for the welfare of children themselves violate child rights, activist Swami Agnivesh said Monday, referring to the alleged abuse of inmates in ... Read more...

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China mulls Antarctic protection law


February 16th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 16 (IANS) Chinese entities planning to carry out activities like scientific research and tourism in the Antarctic will need government approval henceforth.The government will regulate human activities in ... Read more...

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Mamata lets Left garland Netaji statue first


January 23rd, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 23 (IANS) On Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's birthday Monday, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday did a U-turn and allowed Left leaders to garland his ... Read more...

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Cruise, Patton meet injured soldiers


December 20th, 2011 - 7:28 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Hollywood actor Tom Cruise and his "Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol" co-star Paula Patton met injured soldiers in Germany during a secret visit earlier this ... Read more...

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Cruise up for more action after 50


December 15th, 2011 - 5:54 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) Hollywood star Tom Cruise says he will dabble in more action films once he turns 50 in July next year."I'm just going to keep going ... Read more...

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Cruise plans global celebration for 50th b’day


December 14th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 14 (IANS) Hollywood actor Tom Cruise, currently busy promoting his next movie, "Mission Impossible: The Ghost Protocol", plans to celebrate his 50th birthday in a grand way ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise escapes serious injury


December 12th, 2011 - 9:52 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 12 (IANS) Actor Tom Cruise escaped serious injury as he kept slamming into the world's tallest building Burj Khalifa tower in Dubai while performing the stunts.The actor ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise denies reports that he paid fans to cheer for him


December 8th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Paramount Pictures has denied as “ludicrous” reports that fans who thronged an airport in Mumbai were paid to cheer Tom Cruise. The actor was in India ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise to host screening of MI 4 for fans


November 22nd, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Tom Cruise is coming to India on Dec 2 and he will not only promote his forthcoming film "Mission Impossible 4 Ghost ... Read more...

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US to deploy ballistic missiles in Poland


September 16th, 2011 - 2:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US will deploy elements of a missile defence shield in Poland by 2018, both the countries said in a joint statement Thursday."The United States ... Read more...

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BCCI stays mum on players’ no-show at ICC Awards


September 15th, 2011 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) The Indian cricket board Thursday refused to comment on the team's no-show at the International Criket Council's (ICC) award function in London three days ago.Board of ... Read more...

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Pact on Chittagong port likely in March


September 6th, 2011 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 6 (IANS) The protocol on using Bangladesh's Chittagong and Mongla ports by India may be signed by March 31 next year, government sources say.The date will be ... Read more...

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India, Switzerland to amend tax agreement soon


August 23rd, 2011 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) India and Switzerland will soon amend their existing double taxation avoidance agreement to help curb black money, parliament was told Tuesday."The revised DTAA will allow ... Read more...

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Kingfisher flight makes emergency landing in Delhi


July 2nd, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) A Kingfisher Airlines flight carrying 118 passengers Saturday made an emergency landing at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport here -- barely a few minutes ... Read more...

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Badal inducts three new chief parliamentary secretaries


June 17th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 17 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday inducted three legislators as chief parliamentary secretaries.Legislators Harmreet Singh Sandhu of Tarn Taran, Gurtej Singh Ghuriana of Balluana and ... Read more...

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Badal to induct three chief parliamentary secretaries


June 15th, 2011 - 4:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS) With barely nine months to go for assembly elections, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Wednesday decided to induct three legislators as chief parliamentary secretaries (CPS).Legislators ... Read more...

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India signs Nagoya Protocol on genetic resources


May 12th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, May 12 (IANS) India has signed the landmark Nagoya Protocol linking conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity with development.The Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the ... Read more...

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UAE, Azerbaijan seek to boost trade ties


May 8th, 2011 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
Baku (Azerbaijan), May 7 (IANS/WAM) Visiting UAE Economy Minister Sultan Bin Saeed Al Mansoori and his Azerbaijani counterpart Shaheen Mustaphiaaph have signed a protocol to boost trade and investment between ... Read more...

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Wikileaks suspects’ well-being a factor in his treatment in jail: Obama


March 14th, 2011 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 14 (ANI): Amid concerns that the American Army soldier accused of leaking thousands of classified military reports to 'Wikileaks' is being mistreated in jail, US President Barack Obama has ... Read more...

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German consulate officer detained for injuring four Pak policemen released


February 26th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Feb 26(ANI): German Consulate employee Martin, who had slammed his vehicle into a parked police van at a traffic signal in Karachi in the wee hours of Saturday, has been released ... Read more...

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ACHR condemns kidnapping of Malkangiri District Collector


February 17th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): The Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) on Thursday condemned the kidnapping of R Vineel Krishna, the District Collector of Odisha's Malkangiri District by the Maoists.Asian Centre ... Read more...

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Need protocol on doctors with foreign degrees, MCI told


January 7th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) The government has asked the Medical Council of India (MCI) to put in place a protocol that makes it simpler for a doctor with foreign qualification to ... Read more...

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Police complaint filed in Goa medical paper leak


January 3rd, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 3 (IANS) Three civil society activists have filed a corruption complaint with police over the leak of two medical exam papers in Goa. A probe has also been ordered by ... Read more...

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Goa college cancels two papers after MBBS exam leak


January 3rd, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 3 (IANS) The Goa Medical College (GMC) has ordered a probe after two MBBS question papers were leaked prior to the exams, forcing their cancellation. Speaking to IANS Monday, GMC ... Read more...

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