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PM not involved in work of panel allotting coal blacks: Khurshid


September 10th, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 10 (IANS) Defending the UPA government over coal block allocations, Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid Monday said Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had nothing to do with the ... Read more...

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PM ready for reply on coal blocks: Congress


August 23rd, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) insisting on his resignation over faulty coal blocks allocation, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is ready to make a ... Read more...

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No role in Ramdev’s eviction, home ministry tells apex court


January 16th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The union home ministry Monday told the Supreme Court that it had no role in the police operation past midnight June 4, 2011, for evicting ... Read more...

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No environment clearance to Vedanta


July 2nd, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The environment ministry Saturday denied granting clearance to Anil Aggrawal led Vedanta Aluminum Ltd.The rebuttal from the ministry came after some reports said that ... Read more...

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Malaysian speaker bars sex video’s screening in parliament


April 5th, 2011 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, April 5 (IANS) The speaker of Malaysia's Dewan Rakyat (parliament) Tuesday rejected suggestions that a sex video, allegedly showing opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, be screened in the house.Speaker ... Read more...

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Is Zoe Saldana pregnant?


February 22nd, 2011 - 1:10 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) HollywoodLife claims in its report that Zoe Saldana is pregnant.The site claims that they arrived at the conclusion after looking at the ‘signs’. The website reports ... Read more...

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Advani conveys regret to Sonia over black money allegation (Lead)


February 18th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani has "regretted the distress" caused to Congress president Sonia Gandhi over his party's task force report alleging that ... Read more...

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Whoopi Goldberg Responds to Rebuttal by New York Times


February 16th, 2011 - 3:20 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Feb 15 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The New York Times recently published a story about African Americans and the Oscars, which upset Whoopi Goldberg to no end, because she was not mentioned despite the ... Read more...

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Andy Cohen calls Heidi Montag ‘trash, delusional’


February 14th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 14 (ANI): Former reality TV star Heidi Montag has been labelled "delusional" and "trash" by Andy Cohen, the loquacious and media friendly chieftain of the popular US network, 'Real ... Read more...

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Priyadarshan Slams Kangna’s Staffer


November 8th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): People seem to think that Bollywood is all about power play and there is a hierarchy in how matters are resolved, this time we got to ... Read more...

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Truth ineffective in battling rumours about NYC mosque, study finds


October 28th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 28 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the truth about the proposed Islamic cultural centre and mosque near Ground Zero in New York City was not effective at all ... Read more...

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We belong in World Group: Paes, Bhupathi


September 19th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Anand Philar Chennai, Sept 19 (IANS) It was an afternoon of celebrations and platitudes at the SDAT Stadium here Sunday in the wake of India's historic 3-2 win against Brazil that ... Read more...

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Bill Cosby tweets that he’s alive


August 3rd, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 3 (ANI): American comedian Bill Cosby has taken to his Twitter page to let fans know that he is alive and well after rumours of his death made their ... Read more...

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No question of making a comparison between Hafiz Saeed and Pillai: Krishna


July 16th, 2010 - 6:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 16 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Friday delivered a measured and mature rebuttal to Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi's attempt to make a comparison between the statements ... Read more...

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Pals says new Supreme Court judge Kagan is not gay


May 12th, 2010 - 4:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 12 (ANI): A close friend of newly appointed Supreme Court judge Elena Kagan has refuted allegations and rumors that she is a lesbian.POLITICO quoted Sarah Walzer, Kagan's roommate in law ... Read more...

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Florida Man Killed For Not Supplying A Cigarette


May 10th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 10, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): The police personnel are rummaging around for a suspect, who had lethally attacked a Boca Raton male over a cigarette.The detectives functioning on the case ... Read more...

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Ahamdinejad questions veracity of Pentagon’s 5113 Nuclear warheads disclosure


May 5th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 5 (ANI): Iran's firebrand President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has questioned the authenticity of Pentagon's disclosure that US has 5,113 warheads, saying that there were "several thousand" more retired warheads awaiting ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin divorce rumor prompts angry retort


August 2nd, 2009 - 7:45 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Former Alaskan governor and US vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has reacted angrily to internet rumors she is to divorce her husband of 21-years, Todd.Palin spokeswoman Meg Stapleton wrote on Palin’s ... Read more...

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Malay man turns close friend’s wife into sex slave


July 29th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, July 29 (ANI): A Malaysian man turned his close friend's wife into a sex slave for four months after she snubbed his advances.According to Harian Metro, in order to prevent ... Read more...

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Aishwarya to crack down on ‘false’ write ups about her


July 24th, 2009 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Upset over "fabricated" media stories about her private life, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has threatened legal action against those responsible, a statement issued by her publicist said Thursday. "Certain ... Read more...

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Will.I.Am labels Perez Hilton a liar over assault claim


June 22nd, 2009 - 8:53 pm ICT by John Le Fevre
Celebrity gossip columnist and blogger Perez Hilton claims to have been assaulted by Will.I.Am of the Black Eyed Peas and his security guards.In a series of messages sent over the ... Read more...

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9/11 terrorists came from Canada: John McCain


April 25th, 2009 - 9:32 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 25 (IANS) Former Republican presidential candidate John McCain created a diplomatic flap Friday when he told a US television network that 9/11 terrorists came from Canada. He joined US homeland ... Read more...

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Indian American Guv Jindal still a favourite among GOP faithful


March 26th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 26 (ANI): Conservatives in America have embraced Louisiana's Indian origin Governor Bobby Jindal as their 2012 GOP hopeful, and he played to the gallery by warning at a Republican ... Read more...

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Hippos more closely related to whales, not pigs, say researchers


March 19th, 2009 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 19 (IANS) Hippos spend lots of time in the water and now, if researchers are to be believed, it turns out that they are the closest living relative to the ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Jindal recalls Indian roots to assert America will overcome


February 25th, 2009 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) America will overcome its crisis, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal has asserted, drawing upon his personal experience as the son of an Indian immigrant. Offering the Republican rebuttal to President ... Read more...

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Drogba hits out at Scolari, pledges future to Chelsea


February 21st, 2009 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 21 (DPA) Ivory Coast forward Didier Drogba hit out at former Chelsea manager Luiz Felipe Scolari and has pledged his future to the club. Drogba has been much criticised for his ... Read more...

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India to Pakistan: Zardari call stories bid to divert attention (Lead)


December 7th, 2008 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Dec 7 (IANS) Dismissing Pakistani reports that he had called up President Asif Ali Zardari on Nov 28, Indian External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said that such stories were ... Read more...

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Wolves as good as dogs, when it comes to reading human cues


September 25th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 25 (ANI): Dogs and Wolves are equally good at picking up human hand signals, says a new study.When tasked with choosing between two paint cans based on a trainer''s ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan hits out at rivals in Kerala CPI-M


August 13th, 2008 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 13 (IANS) Faction fights have erupted again within the Kerala unit of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) after a five-month lull, with Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan hitting out at ... Read more...

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Mayawati does not own an inch of land, claims official


June 18th, 2008 - 1:42 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 17 (IANS) In an apparent rebuttal to accusations by the opposition about her large scale acquisitions, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Tuesday directed her top officials to declare that she ... Read more...

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Motorsports Association of India slams Team MRF


June 13th, 2008 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mysore, June 13 (IANS) The Motorsports Association of India (MAI) has slammed Team MRF for making allegations against the sport's governing body while threatening to pull out of the 2008 Indian National ... Read more...

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Britain in diplomatic row with US over airlines’ taxes


June 7th, 2008 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua London, June 7 (Xinhua) Britain is embroiled in a major diplomatic row with the US over controversial plans for new taxes on transatlantic fights, The Daily Telegraph reported Saturday. An official letter ... Read more...

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Canada, US ‘moral equivalent’ of Al-Qaeda, says senator


May 14th, 2008 - 9:49 am ICT by admin
Toronto, May 14 (IANS) The pending Nuremberg-type trial of an Afghan Canadian at Guantanamo Bay has led a senator to equate Canada and the US with Al-Qaeda for human rights violations. Appearing ... Read more...

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Pak rejects charge of Karzai murder plan being developed in its tribal areas


May 1st, 2008 - 12:02 pm ICT by admin
Kabul, May 1 (ANI): Pakistan Army spokesman Major General Athar Abbas has rejected charges that the plot to kill Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai last week was hatched in Pakistans tribal areas. ... Read more...

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Pakistan forces newspaper to print rebuttal


April 27th, 2008 - 3:37 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, April 27 (IANS) The information ministry has forwarded letters from two Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) supporters to an English newspaper and asked it to print them to rebut an article criticising ... Read more...

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