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Pakistani daily seeks national debate on blasphemy


September 3rd, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 3 (IANS) A leading Pakistani daily Monday sought a national debate on the blasphemy law and demanded a "wide-ranging overhaul of laws that are clearly prone to abuse ... Read more...

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Court refuses to quash FIR against CPI-M leader


June 28th, 2012 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 28 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Thursday refused to quash a FIR registered against a CPI-M leader for a speech justifying murders, and asked police to go ahead ... Read more...

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Drogba signs with Shanghai Shenhua


June 20th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, June 20 (IANS) Cote d'Ivoire's striker Didier Drogba Wednesday confirmed that he has joined Chinese football club Shanghai Shenhua on a two-year contract."I studied all the offers I ... Read more...

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Actors are selfish as compared to directors: Nawazuddin


June 10th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Nawazuddin Siddiqui says while working on a film, artists are usually concerned only about their roles but a director is comparatively unselfish as he has ... Read more...

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CBI probe against Yeddyurappa from Tuesday


May 12th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 12 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) may Tuesday start probing corruption charges against former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, a CBI official said Saturday."The Supreme Court ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Akhilesh’s laptop, tablet poll sop to materialise soon


April 28th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 28 (IANS) Taking a step towards providing free laptops and tablets to students who have passed class X and XII, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav has formed ... Read more...

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Wen urges cooperation to address trade imbalance with US


March 14th, 2012 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 14 (IANS) Cooperation is the way to address trade imbalance between China and the US as well as the difficulties and frictions arising from it, Chinese Premier Wen ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Halder meets chief of NDFB anti-talk faction


February 10th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 10 (IANS) The central government's proposed peace process with the anti-talk faction of the National Democratic Front of Bodoland (NDFB) appears to be headed in the right direction.This ... Read more...

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IMF sees Myanmar as Asia’s next economic bright spot


January 27th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has commended Myanmar's economic reform efforts, saying that the nation has the potential to become the next economic bright spot in ... Read more...

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Development will help fight Maoist menace: Arjun Munda (Interview)


January 24th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Jan 24 (IANS) Development had not reached many parts of Jharkhand, Chief Minister Arjun Munda admitted after an extensive road trip across the state and said candidly that ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Whatmore quits as Knight Riders coach


January 1st, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) Renowned cricket coach Dav Whatmore Sunday resigned as head coach of Indian Premier League franchise Kolkata Knight Riders. He is the front runner to become ... Read more...

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Wall Street surges on European deal


October 28th, 2011 - 3:50 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 28 (IANS) Wall Street surged Thursday, with the blue-chip Dow back above 12,000, after European leaders agreed on a deal to tackle the region's debt crisis and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

NRIs to join Anna’s fast


August 13th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) A group of 25 non-resident Indians (NRIs) from the Middle East will join Anna Hazare's fast here from Aug 16 to demand the enactment of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Maharashtra wants its own intelligence bureau


July 27th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil Wednesday advocated the need for a state intelligence network on the lines of the central Intelligence Bureau (IB) which can help ... Read more...

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India ranked ninth on innovation efficiency


July 3rd, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) India is the ninth most efficient country when it comes to innovation, according to a study jointly conducted by the Confederation of Indian Industry ... Read more...

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India’s new TT coach can make difference, says former world champion


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Former World table tennis champion Peter Karlsson sees the appointment of his fellow Swede Anders Johansson as India's national coach as a huge positive and ... Read more...

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Collingwood, Prior dropped from England squad


June 21st, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 21 (IANS) England have dropped former captain Paul Collingwood and wicketkeeper Matt Prior from their one-day squad for the forthcoming limited-over series against Sri Lanka.Wicketkeeper-batsman Craig Kieswetter has ... Read more...

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Mumbai scribe’s killers left no clue: Home minister


June 17th, 2011 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Admitting that the police have not found any vital clues in the killing of journalist Jyotirmoy Dey, Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil said the killers were ... Read more...

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Nation is directionless, says Bal Thackeray


May 1st, 2011 - 3:47 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 30 (IANS) Shiv Sena supremo Bal Thackeray Saturday said the nation is directionless and people need to keep a check on where it is going.At a book ... Read more...

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We were under the impression that Gayle was unfit: WICB chief


April 26th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, April 26 (IANS) West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) chief Ernest Hilaire has said that former captain Chris Gayle was dropped from the squad as the board was ... Read more...

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Poor special effects, lax plot mar kids film ‘Zokkomon’ (IANS Hindi Film Review, Rating: **)


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Zokkomon"; Starring: Anupam Kher, Darsheel Safary, Manjari Phadnis; Directed by: Satyajit Bhatkal; Rating: **Heart-warming performances and noble intentions do not make great cinema. This one falls short of expectations, ... Read more...

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Against odds, Meghalaya’s Sangma completes a year in office


April 20th, 2011 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 20 (IANS) In Meghalaya, that has seen four chief ministers in the last three years, incumbent Mukul Sangma Wednesday completed one-year in office even as rebel Congress legislators ... Read more...

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Pilot supports Hazare, urges youth to fight graft


April 10th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 10 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Communication and Information Technology Sachin Pilot Sunday supported the anti-corruption campaign of social activist Anna Hazare and said the youth of ... Read more...

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Clarke tipped to go flat out as Oz cricket skipper


April 3rd, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Apr. 3 (ANI): Michael Clarke's supposed ability to relate to younger fans - played a part in his appointment as Australia's 43rd cricket captain.This suggests he has the monumental burden ... Read more...

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Jennifer Zuniga in the dock for encouraging son to fight


March 24th, 2011 - 2:20 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sacramento, Mar 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 33 years old mother is in the dock after she was video-taped encouraging and pushing her son to fight with another boy. The video has been ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Brit Army to get supergun to counter Taliban snipers


March 18th, 2011 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 18 (ANI): The British Army is testing rifles fitted with a "gunfire locator" pod which uses sonar to calculate an enemy's position within 1.3 seconds in order to counter ... Read more...

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Winner of world’s first robot marathon crosses the line after 55 hrs!


February 27th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 27 (ANI): The average time for completing a marathon is 4 hours 30 minutes for men and 5 hours 10 minutes for women.However, the winner of the world's first robot ... Read more...

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War against Islam in Afghanistan partly of US’s own making: Gorbachev


February 27th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.27 (ANI): In a wide-ranging interview, former Soviet Union president Mikhail Gorbachev has said that the war against Islam as a conflict is partly of the US's own making.He ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Price discovery of crude oil can not be left entirely unregulated: Jaipal Reddy


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by ANI
Riyadh, Feb 23 (ANI): Petroleum Minister S. Jaipal Reddy on Wednesday saidthere is a need to improve the understanding of inter-linkages between the physicaland financial markets to address the issue ... Read more...

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Bihar scripting growth story: Chetan Bhagat


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 22 (IANS) Best selling author Chetan Bhagat, who is on his maiden trip to Bihar, says he is impressed with the fact that the state is no more in ... Read more...

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Pregnancy advice is annoying, says J.Lo


February 8th, 2011 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): Jennifer Lopez has said that she would never give pregnancy advice to expecting mothers.The 41-year-old actress and singer refuses to offer tips because she doesn't want to ... Read more...

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Praful Patel determined to strengthen foundation of his new ministry


January 20th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): Former Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel, who assumed charge of the Ministry of Heavy Industries on Thursday said the foremost duty of his new ministry would ... Read more...

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50 Cent On Kanye West And Jay-Z Joint Venture


January 18th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The fans have been eagerly waiting for the joint venture of their favourite American rappers Kanye West and Jay-Z. The duo will soon release their joint album titled ‘Watch the ... Read more...

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Dr. Mehmet Oz Launches “Move It and Lose It” Program On “The Dr. Oz Show”


January 4th, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Jan 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Dr. Mehmet Oz of "The Dr. Oz Show" has promised his audience a complete weight loss program for 11 weeks and he named it as "Move ... Read more...

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Mancini says Man City’s future bright after Tevez retention


December 22nd, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 22 (ANI): Coach Roberto Mancini believes Manchester City's future is bright after star striker Carlos Tevez withdrew his transfer request. With ten goals already this season, Tevez has become a key ... Read more...

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