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Russia tells US envoy to tone down comments


May 30th, 2012 - 7:34 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US ambassador to Russia should remain diplomatic in his public comments and not jeopardise his country's ties with Russia, a Russian presidential aide said."The ... Read more...

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Gogoi more needed in Assam than in New Delhi: Assam Congress


April 30th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 30 (IANS) The Congress party's Assam state unit Monday sought to end the over-week long speculation about Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi's probable nomination as vice president, saying ... Read more...

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Large US banks may be told to undergo annual stress tests


January 18th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 18 (IANS) The US Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) proposed a rule Tuesday that would require banks with more than $10 billion in assets to conduct annual stress ... Read more...

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Putin urges Russians not to destabilize country


December 15th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin Thursday urged Russian citizens not to participate in the "destabilization" of the country, in his first public comments on the ... Read more...

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China to track kitchen wastes


December 14th, 2011 - 6:59 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 14 (IANS) Chinese authorities plan to track kitchen waste from restaurants to stop the illegal supply of gutter oil -- old cooking oil collected from the gutters.Gutter oil ... Read more...

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Government seeks public comments on draft food security bill


September 14th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The government Wednesday said it would seek public comments on the draft National Food Security Bill which seeks to legally entitle a majority of the ... Read more...

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Rana cleared in Mumbai attacks, convicted of aiding LeT (Second Lead)


June 10th, 2011 - 6:20 am ICT by IANS
Chicago, June 10 (IANS) Pakistan-born Canadian businessman Tahawwur Rana has been found not guilty on charges that he assisted in carrying out the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks, but was convicted ... Read more...

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Now Chanderpaul hauled up by West Indies cricket board


June 3rd, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), June 3 (IANS) After Chris Gayle, veteran West Indies batsman Shivnaraine Chanderpaul is gearing up for another showdown with the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) following his comments ... Read more...

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Force India driver Sutil faces assault charges


May 17th, 2011 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, May 17 (IANS) Renault owner Eric Lux is all set to file a criminal complaint against Force India driver Adrian Sutil for "physical assault and grievous bodily harm" during ... Read more...

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Japanese emperor says he is deeply worried over crisis


March 16th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, March 16 (IANS) Japanese Emperor Akihito Wednesday made a rare TV appearance in which he said he was "deeply worried" about the crisis facing his country devastated by a ... Read more...

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Jammu and Kashmir defers police bill to seek public opinion


February 19th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Feb 19 (IANS) After a deluge of protests on social networking websites against the proposed Jammu and Kashmir Police Reforms Bill that was to be tabled in the budget session, ... Read more...

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I’m not worried at all: Berlusconi laughs off looming prostitution trial


February 17th, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has laughed off the looming prostitution trial he is about to face, saying that he is not worried at all.Berlusconi, 74, made his ... Read more...

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2G scam: Congress backs Sibal says CAG shouldn’t tell MPs how to speak


January 14th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Backing Union Communications and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal over his recent remarks on the 2G spectrum issue, the Congress on Friday hit out at the Comptroller ... Read more...

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No person should comment on 2G scam report, says CAG


January 12th, 2011 - 10:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 12 (ANI): Without directly naming Union Communications and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal over his recent remarks on the 2G spectrum issue, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) ... Read more...

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Sibal’s comment contempt of House: CAG


January 12th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) India's official auditor Wednesday refuted Communications Minister Kapil Sibal's allegations that its report on the 2G spectrum were leaked to the media and added that commenting on ... Read more...

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Lead actress leaves troubled ‘Spider-Man’ musical


December 29th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 29 (ANI): One of the lead actresses in the musical 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' has decided to leave the production after she sustained a concussion during the ... Read more...

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PM seeks to clear airwaves on 2G spectrum scam (Intro Roundup)


November 20th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh dealt suitably with every letter to him for sanction to prosecute then communications minister A. Raja on the alleged second generation (2G) ... Read more...

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Guilty in 2G spectrum saga will be punished: PM (Lead)


November 20th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Refraining from any direct personal remarks on the 2G spectrum scam, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said no one found guilty of wrong-doing will be spared, ... Read more...

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Indian American woman embezzled $34 mn for ‘wild shopping sprees’


November 18th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Nov 18 (IANS) Indian American Sujata "Sue" Sachdeva, a former executive of Koss Corp has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for embezzling $34 million from the Milwaukee ... Read more...

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Finally, ciggie packs in US to carry gruesome pictures!


November 11th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 11 (ANI): Taking a stand against smoking, US has also unveiled anti-smoking scare photos on cigarette boxes.Officials have informed that graphic pictures depicting the possible consequences of tobacco use are ... Read more...

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Pat Burns Rubbishes His Death Rumor, Says “I Am Alive”


September 18th, 2010 - 7:18 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Celebrity death hoax has plagued the web world recently. The former coach of NHL, Pat Burns was rumored to be dead yesterday in a social networking ... Read more...

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PM meets president, discusses Kashmir and parliament


August 11th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday met President Pratibha Patil and discussed the ongoing monsoon session of parliament as well as the turmoil in Jammu and Kashmir. The ... Read more...

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Build peace, solution will follow: PM to Kashmir (Intro Roundup)


August 11th, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) In his first initiative to address the latest unrest in Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday urged Kashmiris to "give peace a chance" and ... Read more...

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Photographs Of Queen Elizabeth And The British Royal Family To Be Uploaded On Flickr


July 26th, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 26, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The queen and her royal residence Buckingham Palace is all set to upload their photographs on Flickr. Reports emanating from the palace say that ... Read more...

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Government to put out a white paper on housing


July 23rd, 2010 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The government is preparing a white paper that will bring out all the issues affecting supply and demand in the housing sector, a top official said here. "Towns ... Read more...

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Anna Chapman plans to sue husband over ’spy’ claims


July 9th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 9 (ANI): Alleged Russian spy Anna Chapman is planning to sue her husband for making false statements about her.Robert Baum, her lawyer, said that the 28 year-old was furious ... Read more...

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Foxconn refutes ’sweatshop’ allegation after employee suicides


May 25th, 2010 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, May 25 (IANS) Electronic giant Foxconn president Terry Gou has denied claims that the company is a "sweatshop" for its workers after a string of suicides by its employees. On Tuesday, ... Read more...

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Advance tax collection buoyant: Revenue Secretary


May 24th, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) Revenue Secretary Sunil Mitra said Monday the advance tax collection is buoyant at present owing to a revival in the manufacturing sector. "All I can says is that ... Read more...

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Creators of .xxx porn web domain seek decision on site’s fate


May 7th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 7 (ANI): The group that created a web domain solely for adult content has demanded for a decision to be made about the fate of their .xxx address.Net regulator Icann ... Read more...

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Lindsay can’t quite understand why she makes headlines


April 30th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by ANI
New York, April 30 (ANI): American actress Lindsay Lohan has no idea why she is an easy 'target' for drama."I think there's a misconception," Lohan said.The 23-year-old actress' latest controversy arose ... Read more...

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Augusta’s chairman rebukes Woods


April 8th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Augusta (Georgia, US), Apr.8 (ANI): The chairman of the Augusta National Golf Club, Bill Payne, singled out Tiger Woods for harsh rebuke on Wednesday, when he said that the world's top-ranked ... Read more...

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Hannah Storm’s Attire Suspends Tony Kornheiser


February 24th, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by GD
By Meena KarBristol, Feb 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Comments on Hannah Storm's dress has cost ESPN host Tony Kornheiser dearly as the sports channel has suspended the host for two whole weeks. ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods to return to therapy after press conference


February 19th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Professional golfer Tiger Woods will be returning to therapy after he speaks publicly for the first time about his infidelity, states a letter from PGA Tour commissioner ... Read more...

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Urban Meyer fined $30,000 by SEC


November 9th, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Gainesville, Nov 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) ‘The SEC fined Florida coach Urban Meyer $30,000 for his comments about league officiating during Wednesday's SEC teleconference’, commissioner Mike Slive announced on Friday.The 1964 born ... Read more...

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UN Afghan envoy denies covering up on fraud Afghan vote


October 9th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct.9 (ANI): The United Nations Special Envoy to Afghanistan, Karl Eide, has denied accusations he tried to cover up fraud in the country's recent presidential election.Eide said the allegations, ... Read more...

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