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Santorum slows Romney’s march with southern sweep (Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) In a sharp retort to frontrunner Mitt Romney's prediction that his campaign was reaching a "desperate end", Rick Santorum turned the Republican nomination battle into ... Read more...

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Taj fest postponed due to polls, Agra seethes with anger


January 10th, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Jan 10 (IANS) The annual 10-day Taj Mahotsav, which figures prominently on international tourism calendars, has been postponed from Feb 18 to March 16 in view of the Uttar ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party leader expelled for protests against Rahul Gandhi


December 13th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 13 (IANS) Samajwadi Party general secretary Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday expelled a party leader for indulging in vandalism and showing black flags to Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in ... Read more...

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Mayawati hits back at Rahul


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 23 (IANS) In a quick retort to Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi's remarks against her style of governance, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Wednesday termed his ... Read more...

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Achuthanandan’s ‘Amul baby’ draws Congress flak; BJP puts Karunanidhi poser (Second Lead)


April 11th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Kolkata, April 11 (IANS) A reference to octogenarian Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan's age by Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi and the former's "Amul baby" retort, saw Congress ... Read more...

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Read more, desist from using harsh words: PM’s retort to Jaitley


February 24th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday hit out at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley for criticising him, saying the Leader of Opposition in the Rajya ... Read more...

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State of the Union: Republicans say Obama not doing enough to reduce deficits


January 26th, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.26 (ANI): The Republicans have rebutted US President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, during which a request was made for another round of federal spending.Representative Paul Ryan, who ... Read more...

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Sajid Khan at receiving end


October 25th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) The Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) saw sparks fly when filmmaker Sajid Khan said "there are no stories left", triggering a tirade against him from ... Read more...

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Weightage to form and fitness for selection: Srikkanth


September 20th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 20 (IANS) Selection committee chairman Krishnamachari Srikkanth Monday said weightage was given to form and fitness while picking the cricket squad for the two-match home Test series against Australia. All-rounder ... Read more...

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Witty Rahul takes reporters off-guard


September 16th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) He indulged in friendly banter, gave quick repartee and took occasional digs at those asking questions -- Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi seemed relaxed and thoroughly enjoying ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin hits back at Arnie’s ‘can’t see Russia’ Twitter jibe


September 11th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 11 (ANI): Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin has responded to a jibe from Arnold Schwarzenegger, who poked fun at her claim that it was possible to see Russia from ... Read more...

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Kamat’s remarks on Nehru, Bandodkar create new row


August 17th, 2010 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 17 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Digambar Kamat has triggered a major controversy here by blaming first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru and state's first chief minister Dayanand Bandodkar for the ... Read more...

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Punit Malhotra All Set To Act


July 15th, 2010 - 4:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Punit Malhotra who's just helmed a hit for Karan Johar's Dharma Productions is hoping someone would notice him and cast him as a leading man ... Read more...

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I’d like to act in a film: Punit Malhotra


July 15th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Punit Malhotra, who's just helmed the hit movie "I Hate Luv Storys" for Dharma Productions, says he's hoping someone casts him as a ... Read more...

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Asiad Tower restaurant, banquet hall to remain sealed (Lead)


June 25th, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Jhankar banquet hall and restaurant in the Asiad Tower at the Asian Village Complex would continued to be sealed as the vacation bench of the Supreme ... Read more...

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Dead Woman Found Alive By Croatian Cops


May 22nd, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Zagreb, May 22, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Croatian Police discovered a disoriented Tea Buric when they landed up in an Zagreb apartment investigating a domestic violence. The cops checked on her ... Read more...

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Chicago Legislators Recommend The Deployment Of The Illinois National Guard In Chicago


April 28th, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
April 28, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Two legislators of Chicago, who deem that aggression has become enormously unbridled in Chicago, uttered a public appeal to Governor Pat Quinn on Sunday to ... Read more...

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Shekhar Kapur, Julia Roberts team up for biopic of George Mallory


April 22nd, 2010 - 8:52 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 22, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): According to reports, Shekhar Kapur, Indian filmmaker of international acclaim, is gearing up to direct a film based on the life of English mountaineer, George Mallory. ... Read more...

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No funds to implement Right to Education Act: Mayawati


April 4th, 2010 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 3 (IANS) In yet another retort to the union government, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Saturday declared that she was not in a position to implement the provisions of the ... Read more...

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Ashley knows how exactly I feel; says Cheryl Cole


March 26th, 2010 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Breaking silence for the first time after splitting from her husband Ashley Cole, singer-actress Cheryl said the Chelsea footballer was perfectly aware of her feelings. "I find it ... Read more...

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Hasina, Zia exchange barbs on ties with India


January 2nd, 2010 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 2 (IANS) Ahead of her summit-level talks in India, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Saturday ridiculed opposition leader Khaleda Zia's threats of making her government's path "thorny" should it ... Read more...

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8 out of 10 UK mothers resort to the same old sayings!


December 5th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 5 (ANI): Remember your mother saying "wait and see" or "because I said so"? Well, if you think that these old sayings have become obsolete today, here's some news- eight ... 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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Megan Fox slams back at comparisons to Angelina Jolie


July 31st, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): 'Transformers' star Megan Fox is so fed up of being compared to 'Tomb Raider' star Angelina Jolie that she has shot back with a retort of her ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh says Advani weak, not him


April 13th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 13 (ANI): Carrying forward his verbal retort against Leader of Opposition Lal Krishna Advani the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Monday said that speaking loud was no sign ... Read more...

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Congress is not old, Priyanka’s retort to Modi’s ‘budhia’ remark


April 11th, 2009 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), April 11 (IANS) Hitting out at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for likening the Congress party to a "budhia" (old woman), Priyanka ... Read more...

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Sanjay Dutt caused his father great agony: Sanjay Nirupam


April 2nd, 2009 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) Senior Maharashtra Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam Thursday hit back at Bollywood actor and newly-appointed Samajwadi Party general secretary Sanjay Dutt for criticizing him and holding him 'responsible' ... Read more...

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Anna Nicole Smith’s Demise, still haunts Howard K. Stern


March 14th, 2009 - 12:25 am ICT by GD
Howard K. Stern, the last companion of the late model and reality TV-star, Anna Nicole Smith, along with two doctors were charged with conspiracy of obtaining drugs for Anna, prior to ... Read more...

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Riteish very much part of ‘Rann’: Ram Gopal Varma


January 21st, 2009 - 9:49 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma has clarified that actor Riteish Deshmukh is very much a part of his media-based film "Rann" despite the controversy that erupted following their visit ... Read more...

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God’’s existence questioned by adverts on atheist buses in London


January 7th, 2009 - 1:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 7 (ANI): Atheist buses have taken to the streets of London with adverts questioning the existence of God, in answer to posters put up by religious groups. Campaign organisers had ... Read more...

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Australian legend Neil Harvey frowns on sledging


June 15th, 2008 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 15 (IANS) Legendary Australian batsman Neil Harvey reiterated that he does not approve of the abrasive behaviour of his country's present day cricketers and wants them to rebuild their shattered ... Read more...

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US points to India, China for oil price hike too


May 6th, 2008 - 10:48 am ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, May 6 (IANS) White House has pointed a finger at India and China for the spike in oil prices even as it sought to clarify President George Bush's remark ... Read more...

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I have never proclaimed myself a saint: Gilchrist


March 15th, 2008 - 11:38 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) "There are no saints in Test cricket and I have never proclaimed to be one," declared Adam Gilchrist Saturday in a clear retort to Indian spinner Harbhajan ... Read more...

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