Pattinson not in ‘The Hunger Games’ sequel

May 28th, 2012 - 7:31 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 28 (IANS) Actor Robert Pattinson has clarified he is not working in "The Hunger Games" sequel as reported in the media."Unfortunately, the rumours weren't true, or part ... Read more...

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‘WikiLeaks bid for transparency derailed’

March 23rd, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 23 (IANS) Many considered the 2010 WikiLeaks disclosures as ripping the culture of secrecy that cloaked governmental functioning and heralding a new world of 'radical transparency'. But a ... Read more...

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Nearly 1,000 British cops have criminal records

January 3rd, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 3 (IANS) At least 944 serving police officers in Britain as well as community support officers have criminal records, according to official figures.The offences include causing death by ... Read more...

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Reliance launches ‘Any Time Money’ card

December 14th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 14 (IANS) Giving retail consumers instant access to their mutual fund investments, Reliance Mutual Fund Wednesday launched the Reliance Any Time Money Card here."Reliance Mutual Fund is the ... Read more...

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US may send 500 FBI agents for 2012 London Olympics

November 14th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 14 (IANS) The US plans to send up to 1,000 security officials, including 500 FBI agents, to protect its athletes at the 2012 London Olympics, a media report ... Read more...

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We planned to help MJ flee if convicted: Jermaine

September 11th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 11 (IANS) Michael Jackson's brother Jermaine says his family would have helped the late pop legend flee the country if he had been found guilty of child ... Read more...

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BJP says its with Anna in anti-graft fight

August 28th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur/New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) said Sunday it would follow the leadership of Anna Hazare in the fight against corruption. "Our party is with Anna ... Read more...

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Nine children die when canoe capsizes in Zambia

July 27th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by BNO News
MPONGWE, ZAMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- Nine young children were killed last week when a canoe capsized on the Kafue River in central Zambia, a local newspaper reported on Wednesday.The accident happened on ... Read more...

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Chinese wary of high-speed railway

July 26th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 26 (IANS) Although authorities say all is well with China's rail network, passengers have not regained confidence in the service after a deadly accident killed 39 people, a ... Read more...

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Force India keen to make a mark in their home race

July 5th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone, July 5 (IANS) Force India will look to build on their spirited performance in Valencia by scoring another points finish in the Formula One British Grand Prix here over ... Read more...

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Late-talking toddlers do grow up normally

July 5th, 2011 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 5 (IANS) Late-talking toddlers are no more likely to experience behavioural and emotional difficulties during childhood than children who have normal language development, a recent study reports. The ... Read more...

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Did our best to help Indian sailors of MV Suez: Navy chief

June 24th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Indian Navy Friday warded off criticism from the families of six Indian crew members of an Egyptian cargo vessel freed by pirates 10 days ... Read more...

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Flirting on mobile phones is the new fad

April 23rd, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
The amount spent on mobile phone flirting and dating services has gone up by 36 pc in 2010 to34.7 million dollars compared to the previous year, premium rate regulator PhonepayPlus said.Official ... Read more...

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Air travel ‘is 22 times more safer than driving a car’

April 22nd, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
A recent study conducted by US National Safety Council has found that air travel is 22 times safer than travelling by car.In addition, researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have ... Read more...

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Big bums are women’s biggest fear

April 19th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 19 (ANI): Guess what's women's greatest fears? Their big bottoms!But then why do women often ask this question - does my bum look big in this?According to a new study, ... Read more...

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Self-test health kits ‘may do more harm than good’

March 31st, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 31 (ANI): Experts have claimed that home tests for potentially life-threatening conditions could do more harm than good.According to Which?, DIY health kits for conditions such as stomach ulcers, prostate ... Read more...

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India hopes dialogue will settle all issues in Bahrain

March 30th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) India told Bahrain Wednesday that it hoped for a peaceful resolution of the current unrest in the Gulf state through dialogue.Bahrain has assured India about ... Read more...

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‘Chastity Garter’ that texts cheating WAG’s husband or boyfriend!

February 12th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): This Valentine's Day men could gift their ladylove a slightly different gift - a Chastity Garter that sends them a text message if their girlfriend or wife tries ... Read more...

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Manmohan, Karzai discuss security of Indians in Afghanistan

February 3rd, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday met Afghan President Hamid Karzai and sought reassurance about the security of nearly 4,000 Indians working in that country as well ... Read more...

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Husain’s paintings to be back at art summit (Lead)

January 21st, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Art lovers may get to savour M.F. Husain's paintings at the India Art Summit here after all. Organisers had removed them from the event following threats, but ... Read more...

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Fabregas’ hamstring is in head: Wenger

December 27th, 2010 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has said that skipper Cesc Fabregas is not right in his head after a nightmare year wrecked by injuries.The Arsenal skipper, who ... Read more...

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NATO plans to defend Baltic States from Russian military agression: Wikileaks

December 7th, 2010 - 1:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 7 (ANI): NATO has drawn up contingency plans, for the first time since the end of the cold war, to defend the most vulnerable parts of eastern Europe from Russian ... Read more...

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Early urinary protein test during pregnancy predicts later pre-eclampsia

November 25th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): Scientists in UK have come up with a new test that may be able to predict which pregnant women will suffer from the potentially fatal condition pre-eclampsia.Researchers at ... Read more...

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Germany reiterates support for India in UN

November 23rd, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Ahead of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit next month, Germany Tuesday reiterated its support to India's bid for a permanent seat in the United Nations Security ... Read more...

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I’m not into script changing: Deepika Padukone (Film Snippets)

November 23rd, 2010 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone has denied reports that she got some changes made in the script of her forthcoming film "Break Ke Baad"."I don't get into ... Read more...

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NATO approves missile defence system for member states at Lisbon summit

November 20th, 2010 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Lisbon, Nov 20 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has said that NATO leaders have approved plans to expand a missile defence system that would protect all of the military alliance's member ... Read more...

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Male staff who ‘rated’ women in email being probed

November 12th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) A private firm has launched a probe after male workers circulated an email rating attractiveness of new female colleagues, a media report said Friday.The message, sent by ... Read more...

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Khaleda Zia demands mid-term polls in Bangladesh

November 3rd, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 3 (IANS) Bangladesh's opposition leader Khaleda Zia has demanded that Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina should test her popularity by holding a mid-term parliamentary poll."The people have already lost their ... Read more...

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Jackson pleased with Kiwi govt’s new laws to save ‘Hobbit’

October 28th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 28 (ANI): Sir Peter Jackson and his wife Fran Walsh are pleased by the news laws introduced by the government to shoot 'The Hobbit' in New Zealand, and have ... Read more...

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Rapper Kanye West gets a diamond studded smile!

October 21st, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Oct 21 (ANI): Rapper Kanye West has replaced his bottom row of teeth with diamonds.The rapper showed off his diamond implants to US chat show host Ellen DeGeneres, told ... Read more...

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US envoy recalls Katrina help, gives relief to Leh victims

September 20th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Leh, Sep 20 (IANS) Reciprocating India's help in the wake of devastation wrought in New Orleans, US, by Hurricane Katrina five years ago, US ambassador Timothy J. Roemer Monday visited Leh ... Read more...

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US envoy visits flood victims in Leh, offers assistance

September 20th, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Leh (Ladakh), Sept.20 (ANI): U.S. Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer visited Leh today to deliver 2.3 million rupees worth of relief supplies to 400 rural families affected by last month's devastating ... Read more...

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Trapped Chile miners speak to family members for first time on telephone

August 31st, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 31 (ANI): The 33 trapped Chilean miners have spoken to their family members for the first time on telephone. They spoke for 30 seconds each.The brief telephone conversations brought ... Read more...

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Trapped Chilean miners could remain underground for four months: Oz mine survivor

August 23rd, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Aug.23 (ANI): Beaconsfield mine survivor Brant Webb says the 33 Chilean miners trapped since August 5, face another three to four months of remaining underground, even as rescuers seek ways to ... Read more...

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Folk singer gets John Lennon letter after four decades

August 16th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): A little-known folk singer, who once complained that success was threatening to ruin his career, has received a letter of reassurance by John Lennon nearly four decades after ... Read more...

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