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Dancing to Indian tunes with an American soul (Feature) (With Image)


July 6th, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) She is beautiful and she is American, but a quintessential Indian at heart and on her feet.Gaura Prema, founder of the contemporary Indian fusion dance ... Read more...

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Russian jogging event mistaken for gay rally


January 24th, 2012 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A rally for a healthy lifestyle in Russia's European exclave of Kaliningrad was cut short by police who mistook it for a gay pride parade.Around ... Read more...

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Sex manual banned in Malaysia


November 4th, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 4 (IANS/AKI) Malaysia has banned a book by a controversial group that advocates group sex and says wives should act like hookers to spice up the marriage. A ... Read more...

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In Chandigarh, ‘AK-47′ sells for Rs.3.10 lakh


October 10th, 2011 - 10:51 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 10 (IANS) This 'AK-47' finally sold in an open auction for Rs.3.10 lakh against a reserve price of just Rs.10,000! And it has nothing to do with the ... Read more...

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Indian man with world’s largest family of 39 wives, 94 kids ready to marry again


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): An Indian man, from Mizoram, who has the largest family in the world with 39 wives, 94 children and 33 grandchildren, says he's ready to marry again.Ziona Chana ... Read more...

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Indian man has world’s biggest family with 39 wives, 94 children, 33 grandchildren


February 20th, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 20 (ANI): An Indian man, from Mizoram, has the largest family in the world with 39 wives, 94 children and 33 grandchildren.Ziona Chana and his family live in a 100-room, ... Read more...

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Babbar Khalsa terrorist escapes from Punjab police custody


October 18th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hoshiarpur (Punjab), Oct 18 (IANS) A Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) terrorist, who was planning a major blast in Punjab, escaped from the custody of Punjab police here early Monday.Police officials here confirmed ... Read more...

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1,000 commemorate Indian sect leader slain in Vienna (Lead, correcting names in Para 1,2)


May 30th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, May 30 (DPA) Some 1,000 members of an Indian Sikh sect met Sunday in Vienna to commemorate the assassination of their deputy leader Sant Rama Nand during his visit to the ... Read more...

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1,000 commemorate Indian sect leader slain in Vienna


May 30th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Vienna, May 30 (DPA) Some 1,000 members of an Indian Sikh sect met Sunday in Vienna to commemorate the assassination of their deputy leader Sant Nama Rand during his visit to the ... Read more...

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At least five die after stampede at spiritual center in northern India


April 30th, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- Five women were killed and others were injured in a stampede at a spiritual center in northern India on late Thursday, according to a local media report ... Read more...

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Radical U.S. Muslim Group Angered By Depiction Of Prophet Mohammad In “South Park”


April 22nd, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Los Angeles, Apr 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The creators of satirical cartoon "South Park" have angered a radical U.S. Muslim group that has taken offense of the "South Park" depiction of ... Read more...

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Kirstie Alley claims that her new diet is not linked to Scientology


March 20th, 2010 - 9:36 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Mar 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former spokesperson of the Weight Watchers organization – Kirstie Alley has launched a new diet 'Organic Liaison LLC', which would help overweight and ... Read more...

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Kirstie Alley Clears Doubts About Her New Diet


March 20th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Los Angeles, March 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kirstie Alley is working hard to promote the new show "Kirstie Alley's Big Life" which is due to hit the small screen this Sunday. ... Read more...

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Kirstie Alley says that her new diet is not linked to Scientology


March 17th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Mar 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Kirstie Alley has battled weight problems for years, and this time around she has launched her own diet plan. There have been accusations that ... Read more...

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Tehran accuses US of launching ‘cyber war’ against Iran


March 14th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, March 15 (DPA) Tehran has accused the United States of having launched a "cyber war" against Iran, state television network IRIB reported Sunday. IRIB showed a ten-minute special programme, apparently made by ... Read more...

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Dera Sacha Sauda members to marry sex workers


January 24th, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sirsa (Haryana) Jan 24 (IANS) Six members of Dera Sacha Sauda, a religious sect, will marry sex workers here Monday in keeping with their word on fighting for the rights of women ... Read more...

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Naga sadhus at Mahakumbh pray for a cause (Feature)


January 17th, 2010 - 11:29 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree ChatterjeeHaridwar, Jan 17 (IANS) They live in their mountain retreats in the icy reaches of the Himalayas, practising extreme austerities. But many ash-smeared Naga sadhus who have come down here ... Read more...

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Oz Govt. gives 70-mn dollars to schools run by ‘extremist cult’


January 12th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 12 (ANI): The Australian Government has given more than 70 million dollars to schools run by the Exclusive Brethren, a religious sect Prime Minister Kevin Rudd described as an ... Read more...

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Death of sect member leads to tension in Agra


December 29th, 2009 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Dec 28 (IANS) The situation continued to remain tense in some parts of Agra Monday, two days after the death of a member of a religious sect. Scores of families in Sikandarpur ... Read more...

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14 people injured as two groups clash in Agra


December 23rd, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Agra, Dec 23 (ANI) : At least 14 people were injured when villagers and followers of a religious sect clashed over the possession of land in the Lalgarhi area near here on ... Read more...

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Violent clashes erupt between villagers and Satsangis in Agra


December 22nd, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Agra, Dec. 22 (ANI): An altercation between villagers and members of a religious sect took a violent turn on Tuesday, as the latter burnt vehicles and went on a rampage in Agra.Tension ... Read more...

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Dera Sacha Sauda members rally on, offer to marry sex workers


December 20th, 2009 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) Followers of religious sect Dera Sacha Sauda have come forward to marry sex workers in an effort to fight for the rights of women who have been ... Read more...

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Attempt to murder charges against spiritual guru Asaram Bapu


December 7th, 2009 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 6 (IANS) Spiritual guru Asaram Bapu and two of his disciples were Sunday charged with attempt to murder following an attack on an estranged supporter late Saturday, police said. Asaram's ... Read more...

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Afghan Taliban supported Pakistani counterparts for terror attacks


October 18th, 2009 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 18 (IANS) The Pakistani Taliban based in South Waziristan committed a series of attacks in this country in the past few weeks with the help of its Afghan counterparts, ... Read more...

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Tehran frees prisoners, but not reformist officials: Report


July 29th, 2009 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, July 29 (DPA) No reformist officials were among the 140 prisoners released by Iranian authorities, the Etemad newspaper reported Wednesday. According to official statistics, more than 1,000 people were arrested in protests ... Read more...

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Curfew lifted in trouble-torn areas of Punjab


May 28th, 2009 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Chandigarh, May 28 (ANI): Following improvement in the situation in areas hit by violence, day curfew was lifted in Jalandhar, Phagwara, Hoshiarpur, Malout and Ludhiana in Punjab.Punjab had witnessed large-scale violence and ... Read more...

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Prakash Singh Badal asks people to be calm


May 27th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, May 27 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal has appealed to the people not to allow miscreants to disturb peace in the state."I appeal to the people of ... Read more...

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`Rise of Obama, India and China could trigger violence in US’


April 17th, 2009 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
New York, April 17 (IANS) After protests against Indian steel and a right-wing radio show host calling Indians "slumdogs" for doing outsourced American jobs, India's rise could be a factor in ... Read more...

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China defends Mugabe’s right to buy home in Hong Kong


February 17th, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, Feb 17 (DPA) China Tuesday defended the right of Robert Mugabe to own a Hong Kong home after the Zimbabwean leader reportedly paid $5 million for a villa in the ... Read more...

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11 sentenced to death for Karnataka church blasts


November 29th, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Nov 29 (IANS) A Karnataka court Saturday handed out death sentence to 11 people and life imprisonment to 12 members of a banned religious sect for bomb blasts in several churches ... Read more...

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The Kingdom of Yahweh sect Down Under that still follows the 10 commandments


November 13th, 2008 - 6:58 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, November 13 (ANI): A religious sect which follows the Ten Commandments, and does not think it necessary to form governments for peace and order, still exists in Melbourne''s northern suburbs. Members ... Read more...

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State takes custody of 416 children from polygamous sect


April 19th, 2008 - 2:23 pm ICT by admin
DPA Washington, April 19 (DPA) A court in Texas has temporarily taken custody of 416 children removed from a compound where an obscure religious sect practiced polygamy, the Fort-Worth Star Telegram newspaper reported ... Read more...

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Two Babbar Khalsa militants nabbed in Punjab


March 20th, 2008 - 9:07 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Two suspected Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) militants have been arrested in Punjab, and Delhi Police Thursday claimed to have foiled attempts to target religious leaders to revive ... Read more...

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