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Another horror film for Bipasha?


September 20th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Bipasha Basu has tasted success with "Raaz 3", and is already working on horror film named "Aatma". She might soon sign another horror-thriller, being scripted by ... Read more...

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Shinde to consult states on contentious issues like NCTC


September 10th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhil, Sep 10 (IANS) Conscious of the contentious nature of Telangana statehood issue and plans for the national anti-terror hub, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Monday steered clear of ... Read more...

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My dad wants to strengthen American dream: Craig Romney


August 29th, 2012 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Tampa (Florida), Aug 29 (IANS/EFE) Craig Romney, the youngest son of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, said here Tuesday that his father is not the out-of-touch figure painted by his ... Read more...

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Schalke and Hannover tie match 2-2


August 27th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 27 (IANS) Schalke 04 and Hannover drew 2-2 in a game where both sides recovered from deficits to close the opening round of Bundesliga.Hannover shocked the visitors with ... Read more...

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Court-appointed panel to control Birla estate


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Thursday ordered the vesting of the control of the estate of late Priyamvada Birla with a three-member committee of administrators which it ... Read more...

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Bernardinho to lead Brazil men’s volleyball team until Rio 2016


August 15th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 15 (IANS) Brazil's volleyball confederation (CBV) has said the national men's team coach Bernardinho will keep his job until the 2016 Rio Olympics.Bernardinho, who has held ... Read more...

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Dayal is Maharashtra’s new police chief


July 31st, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Sanjeev Dayal, a 1977-batch IPS officer took over Tuesday as the new director general of police of Maharashtra from his predecessor K. Subramanyam, who has ... Read more...

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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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IPL is a big party, says Ryder


July 1st, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, July 1 (IANS) New Zealand all-rounder Jesse Ryder Sunday called the Indian Premier League (IPL) a "big party".Ryder's international career hit a roadblock after he admitted to having ... Read more...

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India congratulates Egypt’s president-elect


June 25th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India Monday congratulated Egypt's president-elect Mohamed Morsi, who won an historic election Sunday, defeating his rival Ahmed Shafiq, a former premier and a senior leader ... Read more...

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Players’ obsession is only to win: Hockey coach Michael Nobbs


June 17th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) India's hockey coach Michael Nobbs says the one good thing about the present lot of players is that they are neither euphoric nor weighed down ... Read more...

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Army chief calls on Omar Abdullah in Srinagar


June 16th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 16 (IANS) Indian Army chief, General Bikram Singh Saturday called on Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah in Srinagar.An official statement issued here said, "Various matters relating ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Ukraine impatient to start Euro campaign: Coach


June 11th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, June 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Ukraine's players are so fed up with waiting for their Euro 2012 opener against Sweden that the team resembles a horse cooped up in its ... Read more...

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‘Dangerous’ Russia to qualify from group: Hiddink


June 10th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow,June 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia are a "dangerous" team and will qualify from their group at Euro 2012, former Chelsea and Russia coach Guus Hiddink said Saturday.Russia,who are in Group ... Read more...

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Spanish soccer coach is dead


June 8th, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
Villarreal (Spain), June 8 (IANS/EFE) Veteran Spanish soccer coach Manuel Preciado died of a heart attack one day after agreeing to take the reins at Villarreal CF. He was 54.Police ... Read more...

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Indian Army has become more transparent, says V.K. Singh


May 31st, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) The functioning of the Indian Army has become more transparent in the last few years and its mindset has changed, said the outgoing army chief, ... Read more...

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Clarke won’t play till late 30s


May 25th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, May 25 (IANS) Australia's cricket captain Michael Clarke revealed that he won't play cricket into his late 30s due to a back problem that was diagnosed at the age ... Read more...

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No compromise on law and order in UP, asserts Akhilesh


May 18th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 18 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Friday asked policemen to pull up their socks and warned them that his government wanted a peaceful state with a ... Read more...

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Tripura government criticises Ambedkar cartoon


May 15th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 15 (IANS) Tripura's Left Front government Tuesday criticised the publication of Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar's 1949 cartoon in a current NCERT school textbook."As a lower caste, Ambedkar tolerated ... Read more...

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Countdown to army chief’s retirement begins


May 5th, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The countdown to Indian Army chief Gen. V.K. Singh hanging up his boots May 31 began Saturday with his first farewell visit to the Western ... Read more...

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Guardiola to quit at the end of season


April 27th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 27 (IANS) Barcelona confirmed that Pep Guardiola will be stepping down as the manager of the club at the end of the season.Barcelona's assistant coach Tito Vilanova will ... Read more...

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Virbhadra moves to grab reins of power (Himachal Pradesh Newsletter)


April 15th, 2012 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 15 (IANS) The Congress policy of not announcing the chief minister's name before the elections in the state has come under fire by its own senior leader and ... Read more...

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I want to be England captain: Gerrad


February 26th, 2012 - 1:08 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 25 (IANS) Liverpool captain Steven Gerrad has said he would be keen to lead the English national side for the European Championships 2012 to be co-hosted in Poland ... Read more...

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Clemente takes over as Sporting Gijon coach


February 14th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 14 (IANS) Spanish Primera Liga side Sporting Gijon confirmed the appointment of former Spanish coach Javier Clemente as the new manager of the club.Clemente replaces Manuel Preciado, who ... Read more...

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Congress suspends two leaders for indiscipline


February 1st, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Sending out a stern message against indiscipline, Maharashtra's Congress unit Wednesday suspended two Mumbai leaders for revolting against the party leadership, an official said."Mumbai general secretary ... Read more...

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Nitish Kumar rules out contesting assembly polls


January 20th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 20 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Friday said that he would continue to be a member of the Bihar legislative council and ruled out contesting assembly ... Read more...

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Accused should not continue as office bearer: Sports minister


January 20th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) A day after Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Suresh Kalmadi was released on bail, Sports Minister Ajay Maken Friday said any accused official should not ... Read more...

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We will give Lokayukta more powers in Himachal: Chief Minister (Interview)


December 30th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 30 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal has promised a corruption-free state with a powerful Lokayukta system in place. He said he is in touch ... Read more...

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Tata Power appoints Cyrus Mistry as additional director


December 26th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 26 (IANS) Cyrus P. Mistry, who is scheduled to take over the reins of thye $71 billion Tata Group from December 2012, has been appointed an additional director ... Read more...

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Ratan Tata, Mistry meet commerce minister


December 22nd, 2011 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata along with his named successor Cyrus Mistry met Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma here Thursday.Official sources said Tata introduced ... Read more...

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Himachal winter session a drain on the exchequer(Lead)


December 17th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 17 (IANS) The previous Congress government started the practice of annually holding the winter session of the state assembly at Dharamsala with the idea of taking the legislators ... Read more...

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Himachal winter session a drain on the exchequer


December 17th, 2011 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Dec 17 (IANS) The previous Congress government started the practice of annually holding the winter session of the state assembly at Dharamsala with the idea of taking the ... Read more...

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‘Pakistan a novel whose plot changes with speed’


December 9th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 9 (IANS) Pakistan is lurching from crisis to crisis, and seems like "a novel in which the plot changes with remarkable speed each time we turn a ... Read more...

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Debt-laden Mexican state keeps financial records secret


December 1st, 2011 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Dec 1 (IANS/EFE) The government of the northern Mexican state of Coahuila, under investigation for a 9,800 percent increase in its debt since 2005, plans to keep its ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

When Italian senate applauded likely caretaker PM


November 11th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Nov 11 (IANS/AKI) Mario Monti, who is expected to be named Italian prime minister, was greeted with a round of applause Friday as he appeared in the Senate a ... Read more...

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