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Empower women, girl child for country’s growth: Shabana

September 22nd, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Girls should be given opportunities equal to boys and they must have access to health and education for their empowerment, says noted actor and social activist Shabana ... Read more...

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Now, a dating site that caters to the ‘ugly’!

August 21st, 2010 - 1:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 21 (ANI): After a dating website created purely for beautiful people, the world's first dating site for the ugly has been launched in the UK.The site specifically excludes "anyone ... Read more...

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Generally the celebrity siblings aren’t as successful as the star in the family

July 30th, 2010 - 12:18 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is a sad fact that mostly the siblings of a celebrity aren’t as successful as him or her. Even though their profession might be in ... Read more...

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India’s Catholic church prepares to prevent scandals

April 27th, 2010 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
By Sanu George Thiruvananthapuram, April 27 (IANS) Catholic leaders in India are drawing up procedures to prevent scandals and tackle them if they happen, though the country has been spared the child abuse ... Read more...

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Yorkshire Cancer Research inks 3-year deal with Leeds United to tackle cancer

January 29th, 2010 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan.29 (ANI): Yorkshire Cancer Research has signed a three year agreement with Leeds United to raise awareness of cancers which commonly affect men.According to The Telegraph, the 'Cancer. Let's Tackle ... Read more...

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Wills wants “no bowing and scraping” during New Zealand, Australia trip

November 22nd, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Prince William surprised planners on his royal visit to Australia and New Zealand by telling them - "Just call me Will, mate."The 27-year-old William wants absolutely "no ... Read more...

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Disabled Sikh woman to skydive against fascism

October 19th, 2009 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Oct 19 (IANS) A feisty Indian-origin woman with cerebral palsy has announced plans to jump more than 14,000 feet from a plane to help raise funds for the ... Read more...

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Chidambaram invites Naxalites for talk, after abjuring violence

October 6th, 2009 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct 6 (ANI): Union Home Minister P Chidambaram has said that the Government has made it clear that it does not view the confrontation with the Naxalites as a war against ... Read more...

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UK man makes up kidnap story to avoid wife’s nagging

July 4th, 2009 - 5:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jul 4 (ANI): A man, who was weary of his wife's nagging, made up a story that he had been kidnapped at knifepoint as he dared not tell her he had ... Read more...

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Alleged corruption scam rocks Kerala assembly

March 3rd, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 3 (IANS) The Kerala assembly was Tuesday rocked by a heated debate over a media report that alleged corruption in the medical department, following which the entire opposition staged a ... Read more...

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Left stops supporting Karunanidhi government, Congress elated (Lead)

August 9th, 2008 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
By T.S.V. Hari Chennai, Aug 9 (IANS) The two major Left parties, CPI-M and CPI, announced Saturday that they will no longer support the minority DMK government in Tamil Nadu - leaving the ... Read more...

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1.6 bn people living in darkness, 25 percent Indians: IPCC

July 8th, 2008 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) One out of every four people in the world without access to electricity is an Indian, said R.K. Pachauri, chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change ... Read more...

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CPI-M wants to undo India-US military alliance: Karat

March 29th, 2008 - 1:31 pm ICT by admin
By Liz Mathew Coimbatore, March 29 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) is committed to opposing the India-US military alliance and the civil nuclear deal, party general secretary Prakash Karat said Saturday ... Read more...

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