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NTR’s son to soon enter active politics


July 14th, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 14 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) founder N.T. Rama Rao's son and popular Telugu actor N. Balakrishna Saturday said he would soon enter active politics.Balakrishna, however, made it ... Read more...

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No Indian push on unconstitutional polls: Maldivian president (Lead)


May 14th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Assuring the world that his nation was committed to democracy, Maldivian President Mohamed Waheed, who is on his first official visit to India, said ... Read more...

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India concerned at China-Philippines stand-off


May 10th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) With Chinese government-controlled media warning of a war against the Philippines over disputes in the South China Sea, India Thursday expressed its "concern" over the ... Read more...

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India calls for dialogue between Sudan, South Sudan


April 12th, 2012 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) As the conflict intensified amid reports of Sudanese warplanes launching their first attack on a key South Sudanese town, India, which has around $2.5 billion ... Read more...

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Order independent probe into defence ministry developments: Hazare


April 10th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Anna Hazare Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh urging him to order an inquiry into the recent developments in the defence ministry by ... Read more...

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Pranab praises Mamata, says Bengal emerging as new investment destination (Lead)


April 1st, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) Even as the gap between the Congress and the Trinamool Congress has been widening on various issues, union Finance Minister and Congress stalwart Pranab Mukherjee ... Read more...

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Bengal emerging as new investment destination: Pranab


April 1st, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Apr 1 (IANS) Recent developments suggest that West Bengal is emerging as the new investment destination, union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Sunday."Recent developments suggests that West Bengal ... Read more...

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India expresses concern over military coup in Mali


March 23rd, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) India Friday expressed concern over the situation in Mali where mutinous soldiers have declared a coup, causing uncertainty in the west African nation."The Government of ... Read more...

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‘Arab spring is human awakening’


February 15th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The revolutionary wave of demonstrations and protests against repression in the Arab world was a human awakening triggered by people craving for better life and ... Read more...

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India, US to work for implementing n-deal (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) India and the United States have agreed to continue efforts to consolidate upon the "tremendous progress" made in strengthening their global strategic partnership and work towards ... Read more...

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India, US to consolidate global strategic partnership


January 26th, 2012 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) India and the United States have agreed to continue efforts to consolidate upon the "tremendous progress" made in strengthening the India-US global strategic partnership, the two ... Read more...

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Obama, Netanyahu discuss Mideast situation


January 13th, 2012 - 3:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 13 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Thursday called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss the Mideast situation.The two leaders reviewed the recent face-to-face meetings between the ... Read more...

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Team Anna calls off ‘jail bharo’ agitation (Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal Wednesday announced withdrawal of the proposed nationwide 'jail bharo' agitation which was to start Friday.His statement came shortly after anti-corruption ... Read more...

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Train your brain to be happy, and live longer


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Scientific evidence now suggests that one can boost up one's mood by training the brain to do so.People who are content are believed to live longer, ... Read more...

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Never tried to influence CAG: Joshi


November 16th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The chairman of parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Murli Manohar Joshi Wednesday rejected as "bogus and malafide" the allegations that he had sought to ... Read more...

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Nobody influenced 2G report: CAG Vinod Rai


November 16th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) India's top auditor Vinod Rai Wednesday dismissed allegations that the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) Murli Manohar Joshi had tried to influence his report on ... Read more...

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Eurozone crisis hurting India’s exports, growth: Pranab


November 14th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The deepening crisis in the European countries has negatively impacted India's economic growth and is hurting exports as some developed countries have turned ... Read more...

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Chavan accused of favouring private builder


November 3rd, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Nov 3 (IANS) An Independent municipal corporator Thursday accused Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan of changing the zoning of some plots of land in the city to favour ... Read more...

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Obama’s top national security aide to visit India, China


October 19th, 2011 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) President Barack Obama's National Security Advisor Thomas E. Donilon will travel to India later this week to discuss ways "to advance key elements" of India-US ... Read more...

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Kannada actor, wife apologise to Kannadigas


October 9th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 9 (IANS) Kannada actor Darshan and his wife Vijayalakshmi Sunday apologised to the people of Karnataka for their marital tiff which even led to the star's arrest.On Sep ... Read more...

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Wish you a very happy Rosh Hashana 2011


September 28th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Jerusalem, Sept 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Jewish world observes Rosh Hashana on Wednesday to mark the Hebrew New Year. The Jewish people have set the day aside as the first day of ... Read more...

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Want strong, independent Lokpal: PM (Lead)


August 24th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Noting that recent developments had "raised issues related to the functioning of our parliamentary democracy", Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the government wanted ... Read more...

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Want a strong, independent institution against graft: PM


August 24th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said the government wants to build a "strong and independent institution" that deals effectively with corruption."Our common objective is to ... Read more...

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UN calls urgent meeting on Libya


August 24th, 2011 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Aug 24 (IANS) The UN has called an urgent meeting on Libya Friday to "develop ways in which the international community can work together on the post-conflict phase", ... Read more...

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Don’t panic, Indian economy fundamentally strong: Mukherjee


August 8th, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Even as global stock markets continued to lose heavily over the US sovereign debt downgrade, policymakers in India sought to reassure investors that the ... Read more...

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Dialogue between India, Pakistan ‘most promising’, says Clinton


July 19th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The dialogue between India and Pakistan was "the most promising approach" to build confidence, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said here Tuesday, adding that ... Read more...

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New study says that there has been no decline in sperm counts


June 8th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A new research has discredited a 1992 study by Danish scientists, which suggested that sperm quality in men have gone down drastically. The 1992 research ... Read more...

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India, Afghanistan to discuss post-Osama situation (Lead)


May 11th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) India and Afghanistan will discuss recent developments in the region, in the context of the killing of Al-qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, as well ... Read more...

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Charlie Sheen’s divorce finalized


May 3rd, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 3 (ANI): Actor Charlie Sheen's divorce with estranged wife, Brooke Mueller has been finalized after six months of filing the petition.As per the custody agreement, the former "Two and a ... Read more...

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Are Miley Cyrus & Liam Hemsworth back together?


April 5th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, April 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Miley Cyrus’ ex-boyfriend Liam Hemsworth has been cast in an upcoming movie. Liam would be playing the role in the adaptation of the novel “The Hunger ... Read more...

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Thackeray attacks Congress’ dynastic politics, Sonia Gandhi


March 21st, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Monday attacked the Congress party for practising dynastic politics and said it has ruined the country's political fabric.In a no-holds-barred ... Read more...

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After seizing Gaddafi’s $2b, Canada unveils bill to freeze assets


March 4th, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, March 4 (IANS) After seizing Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's $2 billion in its banks earlier this week, Canada Thursday introduced a bill to seize assets of foreign dictators and ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu fishermen’s team to visit Sri Lanka March


February 26th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) In a step to defuse tensions between India and Sri Lanka over the fishermen's rights in the waters between the two countries, a delegation of fishermen's associations ... Read more...

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Foreign Secretary convenes meeting on fishing in waters between India and Sri Lanka


February 26th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 26(ANI): A meeting was convened on Saturday, under the Chairmanship of Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao, to discuss matters relating to fishing in the waters between India and Sri Lanka.The ... Read more...

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Regional developments present new opportunity: Iran


February 15th, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 15 (IANS) Iran said Tuesday the exit of the Egyptian and Tunisian presidents presented a new opportunity for the region as these caused a major blow to the interests of ... Read more...

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