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Quota bill not to divert attention: Congress


September 6th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) The job promotion quota bill was meant for social justice, the Congress said Thursday, a day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) called the ... Read more...

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Anorexic Australian twins die in house fire


August 28th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 28 (IANS) Two Australian identical twin sisters who drew public attention due to their desperate battle with anorexia, have died in a house fire, Daily Mail reported Tuesday.Clare ... Read more...

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CPI-M slams UPA’s idea of ‘Har Hath Mein Phone’


August 12th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 12 (IANS) The Congress-led UPA government's proposal to give mobile phones to every below-poverty line family in the country was a "cruel joke", the CPI-M Sunday said. The ... Read more...

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Mamata to march against petrol price hike Saturday (Second lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee will lead a procession of the party activists and supporters in the city Saturday to ... Read more...

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Bengal government should cut petrol tax: Left Front


May 25th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Trinamool Congress-led West Bengal government should cut sales tax on petrol after the steep hike in prices, Left Front chairman Biman Bose said Friday, adding ... Read more...

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Levy on unbranded jewellery to be withdrawn: Pranab (Lead)


May 7th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday said the government had withdrawn the levy of one percent on the sale of unbranded jewellery initially proposed in ... Read more...

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Levy on unbranded jewellery to be withdrawn: Pranab


May 7th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday said the government had withdrawn the levy of one percent on the sale of unbranded jewellery initially proposed in ... Read more...

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Beijing auto show models denounced over attires


April 29th, 2012 - 8:13 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 29 (IANS) Authorities in Beijing have issued a "serious reprimand" for an ongoing car exhibition which has stirred controversy for its scantily-clad models, Xinhua reported.According to Beijing's Capital ... Read more...

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Tendulkar nomination a Congress ploy, says Ramdev


April 28th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Saturday criticised the Congress party for nominating cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar to the Rajya Sabha, calling it a ploy ... Read more...

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Sexy models at China auto show spark debate


April 26th, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 26 (IANS) Models clad in revealing dresses at an ongoing international automotive exhibition here have drawn criticism for seeking instant fame while crossing the thin moral red line.The ... Read more...

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India presses Pakistan to probe Saeed’s 26/11 role (Second Lead)


April 6th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Ahead of President Asif Ali Zardari's maiden visit here, India Friday pressed Pakistan for a judicial inquiry into Hafiz Saeed's role in masterminding the ... Read more...

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Gay propaganda banned in Russian city


March 11th, 2012 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko Sunday signed off a law penalising propagating homosexuality among minors.The law, passed in the third and final reading by the ... Read more...

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Russian city bans homosexual propaganda


February 29th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The legislative assembly of Russia's St. Petersburg city Wednesday passed a law penalising the dissemination of material promoting homosexuality and paedophilia among minors.The law imposes ... Read more...

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Today is Dakota Fanning’s birthday


February 24th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dakota Fanning, the once little child who dazzled many people including Tom Cruise, turned 18 today (the 23rd of February 2012). As unbelievable as this may ... Read more...

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Congress changed focus of Uttar Pradesh polls, says BJP


January 18th, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday blamed the Congress for diverting Uttar Pradesh voters' attention from development to caste and religion issues ahead ... Read more...

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New York subway workers launch a website for the subway rat menace


January 10th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Jan 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) New York subway workers have come up with a way to draw public attention to the rat menace that affects them. In an unprecedented move, the ... Read more...

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Harry Judd doesn’t mind being topless for the public


December 13th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Strictly come Dancing star Harry Judd has revealed that he is “over” being embarrassed to strip for the public. The McFly member recently stripped for the gay ... Read more...

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China’s top business school approaches village students


December 7th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 7 (IANS) As part of an initiative to ensure that deserving students from rural areas also have access to higher education, China's top business school will select such ... Read more...

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Advani’s 40-day yatra reaches Delhi


November 20th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Hundreds of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters gathered Sunday at Ramlila Maidan here to cheer party leader L.K. Advani as he prepared to conclude ... Read more...

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BJP contemplating no-confidence motion against BSP


November 16th, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 16 (IANS) Accusing Chief Minister Mayawati of diverting public attention from the corrupt practices of her government by proposing division of Uttar Pradesh, the Bharatiya Janata Party ... Read more...

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Sean Parker tipped a waitress $5000


October 4th, 2011 - 7:31 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 4 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A waitress at a West Hollywood club couldn’t believe her luck when she was given a tip which could possibly be bigger than her salary. Rumor ... Read more...

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Turkey morgue fitted with alarms in case of resurrections


September 27th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ankara, Sept 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A morgue in Turkey has been fitted with motion sensors and alarms to ensure that people who wake up in the morgue can be saved on time. ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Women detained for topless protest in Ukraine


September 27th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Sep 27 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four women activists were arrested Tuesday for staging a topless protest near Ukrainian capital Kiev's main sports arena during a visit by UEFA chief Michel ... Read more...

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Now Andhra to give rice at Re.1 a kg to its poor


September 21st, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Families living below poverty line (BPL) in Andhra Pradesh will get rice at one rupee a kg from Nov 1, Chief Minister N. Kiran Kumar ... Read more...

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Katie Holmes cheers to ‘great’ marriage


September 4th, 2011 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes, who will celebrate her fifth wedding anniversary with Tom Cruise later this year, says they share a "great" relationship, and reveals they ... Read more...

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‘Always Kabhi Kabhi’ team to support KKR at Eden Gardens


May 21st, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 21 (IANS) Nothing could be a bigger platform than Kolkata's Eden Gardens to draw such huge public attention at one time to the new faces of "Always ... Read more...

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No takers for Delhi’s mosquito-proof coolers


May 18th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) An attempt to keep dengue fever and chikungunya at bay in the national capital through the use of mosquito-proof coolers (MPC) in the summer months ... Read more...

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Urdu media doubts US claims on Osama killing


May 3rd, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 3 (IANS) India's leading Urdu newspapers Tuesday raised doubts over the manner in which United States claimed to have killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan.The Urdu media ... Read more...

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Bring to book quickly all those guilty, Manmohan Singh to CBI (Lead)


April 30th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said handling of the "high profile cases of corruption" that have attracted huge public attention were a "litmus test" ... Read more...

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Apple denies tracking iPhone and iPad users’ locations


April 28th, 2011 - 4:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 28 (ANI): Apple has denied secretly tracking the location of its iPhone and 3G iPad users amid a growing scandal over a hidden program that stores the data.In a ... Read more...

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Kate Middleton lookalike becomes crowd-puller in Canada


April 23rd, 2011 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 23 (IANS) British royal bride-to-be Kate Middleton has found her doppelganger in Canada.A Canadian woman says she is having a tough time as she is being stopped ... Read more...

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House fly, mosquito share common ancestry


March 24th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, March 24 (IANS) Mosquito and the house fly share a common ancestry.The mosquito branched off from the same evolutionary tree as the house fly around 220 million years ago.Though ... Read more...

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American pet cats are No. 1 enemy of birds: Study


March 21st, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, March 21 (ANI): A new study has found that pet cats were the No. 1 enemy of birds.While public attention has focused on wind turbines as a menace to birds, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

After 40 years, Pakistani Hindus’ ashes immersed in Ganga


February 18th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Feb 18 (IANS) Finally, their ashes reached the ultimate destination - the holy river of Ganga - some 1,400 km away and 40 years later. The ashes of 135 Pakistan-based Hindus ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Odisha BJP demands President’s rule following Collector’s kidnapping by Maoists


February 17th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneswar, Feb 17 (ANI): Condemning the abduction of Malkangiri District Collector R Vineel Krishna by the Maoists, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday demanded the imposition of President's rule in ... Read more...

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