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Jaiswal allocated three coal blocks in hour after becoming minister: SP


September 12th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) Training guns on Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal on the alleged irregularities in coal block allocation, the Samajwadi Party Tuesday held him responsible for allocating three ... Read more...

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Iran salutes ‘nuke martyrs’ (NAM Diary)


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) Iran has created a new category of martyrs - nuclear scientists it says were killed by Israelis. And what better way to unveil this than at ... Read more...

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Two late wickets will help us bounce back: Gibson


November 14th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Even as India seem poised for a big score, West Indies coach Ottis Gibson feels the two late wickets would help his side bounce back on ... Read more...

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Are you cued into your sex appeal for success in dating?


May 29th, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 29 (IANS) Your success in dating depends on your picking up cues whether other people find you attractive and how they respond to your raw sex appeal. The ... Read more...

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Three ‘top performing’ MPs to be honoured by Chennai NGO


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 3 (IANS) City based non-governmental organisation (NGO) Prime Point Foundation will honour three members of parliament Saturday for their top performance till date in the 15th Lok ... Read more...

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We are cruising but quarterfinals will be different ball game: Smith


March 16th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) A gung ho South African skipper Grame Smith says his team seems to be cruising in the 2011 World Cup, but cautions the quarterfinals could be ... Read more...

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Will upgrade cleanliness standards at Village in 36 hours: Bhanot (Lead)


September 21st, 2010 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Admitting that there are concerns about hygiene and cleanliness at the Games Village here, Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC) secretary-general Lalit Bhanot Tuesday assured that all the ... Read more...

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Our standard of cleanliness may be different from theirs: Bhanot


September 21st, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC) secretary-general Lalit Bhanot said Tuesday that the concerns about hygiene and cleanliness at the Games Village will be addressed and standards upgraded ... Read more...

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Being with friends as warm as cuddling inside a quilt: Study


August 15th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 15 (ANI): 'Warm friends' is quite a literal term, according to a new study, which says that being near a friend can make you feel as if you are inside ... Read more...

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No drift in India-US ties: Manmohan


April 14th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) Discounting suggestions that Indo-US relations were in a drift or were not as warm as they used to be under the previous Bush administration, Prime Minister Manmohan ... Read more...

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Scandal-hit Woods fires round of 68 on return to Augusta


April 9th, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Augusta (Georgia, US): Apr.9 (ANI): Returning from salacious scandals, Tiger Woods got off to his best start ever at the Masters on Thursday with a round of 68 and got favourable ... Read more...

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Obama says legalising prostitution not his job strategy


December 5th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Allentown (Pennsylvania, US), Dec. 5 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has said that it is not his job strategy to legalise prostitution, marijuana and non-violent crimes as a remedy to boost ... Read more...

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Sonia Sotomayor starts her new Supreme Court term


October 8th, 2009 - 6:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washinton D.C. , Oct 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Sonia Sotomayor, who was confirmed as the replacement for retired Justice David Souter during the summer, started her new term on Monday.The aggressive Justice ... Read more...

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Irfan and Yusuf - the Pathan brothers of Indian cricket


August 17th, 2009 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) They hug and put their hands on each other's shoulders time and again. And they were quick to come to one another's rescue whenever the situation got tricky ... Read more...

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I’ll go to that level where nobody can drop me: Irfan


August 17th, 2009 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) Irfan Pathan may be disappointed at being left out of the Indian squad for the Sri Lanka tri-series and the Champions Trophy, but the Baroda pacer has ... Read more...

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Prachanda flies to Belarus after promising world revolution


August 13th, 2009 - 11:35 am ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Aug 13 (IANS) Nepal's former prime minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal Prachanda has left for Belarus after telling supporters in London his Maoist party in Nepal is certain to ... Read more...

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Mirka stays at home for Federer match (Wimbledon Notebook)


June 25th, 2009 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (DPA) Pregnant Mirka Vanvinec was a no-show for husband Roger Federer's second-round Wimbledon win, with the second seed damping down speculation that her due date is approaching. Observers ... Read more...

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Zardari to skip NAM summit


June 19th, 2009 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari will not visit Egypt for the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit next month, his spokesman said, meaning that a planned meeting with ... Read more...

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Barack Obama writes an unusual get-out-of-class-free note for schoolgirl


June 12th, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 12 (ANI): Barack Obama wrote an unusual get-out-of-class-free note for a girl whose father had taken her to the U.S. President's town hall.The father of the girl told the ... Read more...

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No apologies for Bofors; it was a lie: Rahul Gandhi


April 25th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Saturday described the Bofors kickback allegations against his family as lies indulged in by non-Congress governments and asserted he saw no reason ... Read more...

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Return of outsourced jobs not good for US: Obama


March 27th, 2009 - 10:44 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 27 (IANS) In the midst of its worst recession in decades, President Barack Obama says it would be better to create new jobs that can't be outsourced ... Read more...

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Comrade Somnath says communism no party’s monopoly (Second Lead)


February 27th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Communism is not the "monopoly" of any political party, veteran Left leader and always the "comrade" Somnath Chatterjee asserted Friday, a day after he laid down office ... Read more...

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Retiring Somnath says communism no party’s monopoly (Lead)


February 27th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) A day after laying down office as Lok Sabha speaker, which also marked the conclusion of an almost four decade long political career, veteran leftist Somnath Chatterjee ... Read more...

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Advani says he has qualities to become prime minister (Lead)


January 22nd, 2009 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) prime minister hopeful L.K. Advani Thursday asserted that he has the right attributes for the country's top job, days after prominent industrialists ... Read more...

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Advani says he has qualities to become prime minister


January 22nd, 2009 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s prime minister hopeful L.K. Advani Thursday asserted that he has the right attributes for the country's top job, days after prominent industrialists said ... Read more...

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Wasn’t going to the US by truck: Chidambaram


January 9th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) "I was not going (to the US) by truck," Home Minister P. Chidambaram remarked jocularly Friday when asked whether an ongoing transporters' strike had prompted him to ... Read more...

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Pak PM says no pressure from Presidency to restore sacked judges


May 20th, 2008 - 2:51 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad , May 20 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said that there was no pressure from the Presidency to restore the sacked judges, and that the constitutional experts ... Read more...

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‘Jaipur blasts should not affect India-Pakistan peace process’


May 14th, 2008 - 11:24 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) India Wednesday hoped the terror strikes in Jaipur that claimed 63 lives would not affect the peace process with Pakistan that is set to resume later this ... Read more...

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Musharraf fails to answer “tricky questions” at Davos


January 25th, 2008 - 11:11 am ICT by admin
Davos (Switzerland), Jan.25 (ANI): He may have thought of using his trip to various European capitals to win fresh support for what he was doing in Pakistan, but President Pervez Muhsarraf experienced ... Read more...

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