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Trinamool moves against ex-Congress MLA


September 21st, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Trinamool Congress leader Sovandeb Chattopadhyay Friday said he will move a privilege motion against former Congress legislator Arunava Ghosh on charges of insulting assembly Speaker Biman ... Read more...

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Now Rs.1,000 notes with rupee symbol


August 28th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 28 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said Tuesday it will soon issue Rs.1,000 denomination notes with the rupee symbol and improved security features.A RBI statement said ... Read more...

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Vilasrao Deshmukh’s death very unexpected: SRK


August 14th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan Tuesday expressed grief over the death of union minister and former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh. The superstar said his demise was ... Read more...

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West Bengal assembly celebrates 75 years


August 13th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 13 (IANS) A two-day celebration to mark 75 years of the West Bengal Assembly started Monday, with former speakers including ex-Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee being felicitated ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily criticises outdated law


July 31st, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) Two men being hauled up for having soft drinks by the police under a Ramzan law has been criticised by a leading Pakistani daily that rued ... Read more...

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Sylvester Stallone leads mourners at Sage’s funeral


July 23rd, 2012 - 4:56 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 23 (IANS) Actor Sylvester Stallone led the mourners at his son Sage's funeral following his tragic death.The 66-year-old was among the many people who came to ... Read more...

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New Rs.10 and Rs.50 banknotes soon with rupee symbol


July 19th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said Thursday it will soon issue Rs.10 and Rs.50 denomination banknotes incorporating the rupee symbol which was officially adopted in ... Read more...

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No Arab spring in Syria, only cross-border terror: Envoy


July 11th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) There was no Arab Spring or revolution in Syria but only "planned and sponsored terror", the country's envoy to India said Tuesday.Talking to women reporters ... Read more...

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Separate bedrooms led to Cruise-Holmes divorce


July 1st, 2012 - 2:23 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 1 (IANS) What caused Hollywood couple Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes to separate? Separate bedrooms!Cruise' living quarters were on one side of a large communal area ... Read more...

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Parliament light pillar of democracy: Meira Kumar (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Terming parliament as the "light pillar" of democracy, Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Sunday said the two houses of parliament were custodians of the ... Read more...

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5.4 million Chinese mourn for deceased


April 3rd, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 3 (IANS) Over 5.4 million Chinese visited 150 major memorial sites or cemeteries to mourn the deceased on the first day of the tomb-sweeping festival.The number was 25 ... Read more...

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Smithsonian to chronicle the story of Indian Americans


February 25th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 25 (IANS) The Smithsonian Institution, the world's largest museum and research complex, is putting together an exhibition chronicling the story of immigrants from India and their descendants in ... Read more...

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Russia stands by n-weapons: Putin


February 25th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia will not give up its nuclear weapons until it develops conventional weapons with comparable effect, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin has said.He admitted that Russia's ... Read more...

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Crematorium to broadcast funerals live on internet


February 3rd, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 3 (IANS) A crematorium in Britain is to broadcast funerals live on the internet for mourners who are unable to attend, a media report said Friday.The crematorium bosses ... Read more...

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TRAI seeks initial response on 2G spectrum auction by Feb 15


February 3rd, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) India's telecom sector regulator Friday released a pre-consultation paper on allocation of airwaves in the 2G band across 22 circles by auction.It asked all stakeholders ... Read more...

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Kerala governor Farook dies in Chennai


January 27th, 2012 - 12:37 am ICT by IANS
Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 26 (IANS) Kerala Governor M.O.H. Farook Thursday night died in a private hospital in Chennai at the age of 75, officials said. A seven-day state mourning has been ... Read more...

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Left crosses sword with Mamata on Netaji celebration


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) The latest political row in West Bengal involves Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's birthday celebration Jan 23, an official holiday in the state.The Left Front Saturday decided ... Read more...

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Dogs understand you as much as toddlers do


January 6th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Dogs are as advanced as a two-year-old child in following eye contact, a study has found.Scientists have found the animals pick up not only the words ... Read more...

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‘Anna ki Rasoi’: Free food for all at MMRDA ground


December 27th, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) As activist Anna Hazare sought to egg on the crowd at the MMRDA ground here to fight for a strong Lokpal bill, a Good ... Read more...

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Anna Hazare arrives at MMRDA ground in Mumbai


December 27th, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare arrived at the MMRDA ground here Tuesday where he is to observe a three-day fast for a strong Lokpal bill.The crusader ... Read more...

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Hazare pulls crowds as rally starts from Juhu beach (Lead)


December 27th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 27 (IANS) Several thousand people joined social crusader Anna Hazare Tuesday as he started a rally from Juhu beach to the MMRDA ground in Bandra-Kurla Complex here ... Read more...

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Did Gaga visit Winehouse home?


November 22nd, 2011 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 22 (IANS) Lady Gaga reportedly made a secret visit to Amy Winehouse's north London home to pay her respects to the late singer.Gaga went to the house ... Read more...

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Kerala assembly adjourns to mourn minister’s death


October 31st, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 31 (IANS) The Kerala assembly was Monday adjourned after Speaker G. Karthikeyan announced the death of civil supplies minister T.M. Jacob.Jacob, who led the Kerala Congress-Jacob and was ... Read more...

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Nature inspires scientists to create new materials


October 14th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 14 (IANS) Inspired by nature's approach, which bonds tiny atoms into diamonds and silicon, scientists are fashioning new crystals from nanoparticles and DNA, the basic building blocks of ... Read more...

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Japan builds hotel for the dead!


September 14th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 14 (IANS) A hotel in Japan turns down young couples who come looking for a place to stay. This hotel has only "cold-storage" rooms -- that too for ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift visits military cemetery


August 5th, 2011 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift paid her respects to America's war heroes during a visit to a US military cemetery.Swift performed at the Verizon Center in Washington Aug ... Read more...

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HSBC to cut 30,000 jobs worldwide


August 2nd, 2011 - 1:27 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) HSBC is all set to cut around 30,000 jobs worldwide. The major countries that are going to be affected by these cuts are Russia, US and ... Read more...

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Film star-turned-minister bats for Mohanlal


July 22nd, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 22 (IANS) Film star-turned-Kerala minister K.B. Ganesh Kumar, who is also in-charge of cinema portfolio, Friday ruled out an inquiry into reports that Income Tax sleuths had found ... Read more...

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Zoe Saldana loves working with guns


July 11th, 2011 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) American actress Zoe Saldana enjoys working with guns and respects the weapons, as she has grown up with it."Women with guns is happening and it's exciting. ... Read more...

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Strong Lokpal bill will bolster UPA: Agnivesh


July 7th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 7 (IANS) Social activist Swami Agnivesh Thursday said the whole of India will support the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government if a "strong draft" of the ... Read more...

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Tough task for India against Qatar in Pre-Olympic qualifiers


June 22nd, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, June 22 (IANS) India have to beat Qatar by two goals or more in their return-leg match of the pre-Olympic qualifier here Thursday to keep alive their hopes of ... Read more...

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Ratan Tata’s visit to Puttaparthi personal


June 18th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 18 (IANS) Tata Group chairman Ratan Tata's visit to Puttaparthi Friday was purely personal to pay his respects to Sathya Sai Baba and he did not attend any ... Read more...

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Lily Allen to change name after wedding


June 4th, 2011 - 1:50 am ICT by IANS
London, June 4 (IANS) Pop star Lily Allen would change her professional name to Lily Cooper once she ties the knot with fiance Sam Cooper."Lily has already told her management ... Read more...

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Dorjee Khandu’s body arrives in Itanagar


May 5th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Itanagar, May 5 (IANS) The body of Arunachal Pradesh chief minister Dorjee Khandu, who died in a helicopter crash along with four others, arrived in state capital Itanagar Thursday.All ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka calls UN report ‘fundamentally flawed’


April 27th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 27 (IANS) Sri Lanka Wednesday described as "fundamentally flawed" a UN panel report that ruled that war crimes were committed in the island during the end of the ... Read more...

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