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SRK remembers late father (Movie Snippets)


September 19th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan became nostalgic as he remembered his late father on his death anniversary Wednesday."Where shall I find you now, in which garden ... Read more...

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No intention to intervene in Syria: NATO chief


September 11th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Brussels, Sep 10 (IANS) NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen Monday repeated that the military alliance has no intention to intervene in Syria and called for a political solution."Our position ... Read more...

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Centre coming up to protect vultures


May 17th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) Wildlife experts and foresters are working with the Uttar Pradesh government to set up a conservation centre for vultures, whose population has drastically fallen in India.The ... Read more...

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John my god-brother in Bollywood: Ayushmann Khurrana


April 17th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana has no god-father in Bollywood, but he seems to have found a "god-brother" in John Abraham, who has produced his debut film ... Read more...

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‘Sperm donation common, people keep mum’


March 25th, 2012 - 11:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) VJ-turned-actor Ayushmann Khurrana has chosen to be different. With "Vicky Donor", an uncoventional film on sperm donation, he is glad that his debut project ... Read more...

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Close shave for Jet Airways flight


July 21st, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 21 (IANS) A Jet Airways flight with 134 passengers on board narrowly averted a mid-air collision Thursday, triggering panic aboard, passengers said.Jet Airways Flight No 9W 2280 from ... Read more...

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Projection system to improve human-robot coordination


July 10th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) The modern world is unthinkable without robots that assist their human masters. Now, a new projection and camera-based system will improve coordination between them. Developed by ... Read more...

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Willow Smith Working With Dad’s Former Partner, DJ Jazzy Jeff


January 8th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The little wonder girl of Will Smith is preparing for her debut album and the 10 year old Willow Smith has collaborated with her dad’s former hip-hop partner DJ Jazzy. ... Read more...

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Legendary Joan Baez Falls 20 Feet From A Tree House In Her Garden Receiving Harmless Wounds


November 21st, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 21, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): 69-year-old Joan Baez, one of the legendary American personalities associated with folk music of the 1960s, is reportedly undergoing recuperation subsequent to falling 20 feet ... Read more...

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Parasnath hills: A synthesis of peace and violence (Feature)


November 3rd, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Shahnawaz Akhtar Giridih (Jharkhand), Nov 3 (IANS) They are home to Jain temples where pilgrims come to pay homage, but they are also a safe hideout for Maoist rebels. Jharkhand's Parasnath hills ... Read more...

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Rumblings create quake scare in Hyderabad


October 25th, 2010 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Strange rumbling sounds continued to cause panic among people in Vanasthalipuram area on the city outskirts for the fourth consecutive day Monday, prompting scientists to install seismic observatory ... Read more...

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‘Lafangey Parindey’ survives as well


August 24th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It is turning out to be a good season for Bollywood as week after week, there is some good news trickling in. Depending upon their scale ... Read more...

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Aisha To Face Competition From OUATIM


August 5th, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 5, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Two releases separated by a week couldn't have been more distinct than this. After a men-affair like Once upon A Time In Mumbaai which was ... Read more...

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Terrific Word Of Mouth And All Around Appreciation Make OUATIM A Winner


August 3rd, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): After 3 Idiots and Raajneeti, if there is one film which has won all around appreciation for itself, is Once Upon A Time In Mumbaai. It ... Read more...

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UN peacekeeping force in Darfur denies hijacking of Russian helicopter


July 28th, 2010 - 12:59 am ICT by BNO News
DARFUR, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) – Kemal Saiki, a spokesman of the United Nations-African Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), said on Tuesday that the recent reports of a helicopter captured by rebels in Darfur ... Read more...

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A mega tunnel under the ‘pile of dead bodies’


June 27th, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Sarwar Kashani Rohtang Pass (Himachal Pradesh), June 27 (IANS) Its beauty notwithstanding, this 13,300 feet high mountainous pass also, because of its treacherous terrain, ominously means "pile of dead bodies". For ... Read more...

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Experts decontaminate Delhi’s radiation hotspots (Lead)


May 16th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) A team of experts from the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) and the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) Sunday started the process of decontamination of radiation hotspots ... Read more...

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Experts visit radiation hotspots in Delhi’s Mayapuri


May 16th, 2010 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) A team of experts from the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB) and the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) has visited Mayapuri here following reports that radiation exposure ... Read more...

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Radiation risk makes Mayapuri unsafe: Greenpeace (Second Lead)


May 14th, 2010 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Mayapuri area in West Delhi is "not a safe zone for human beings", environment organisation Greenpeace said Friday after its team visited the scrapyard where a person ... Read more...

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Mayapuri residents at high radiation risk: Greenpeace (Lead)


May 14th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) West Delhi's Mayapuri area is "not a safe zone for human beings", environment body Greenpeace said Friday after a visit to the scrapyard where a person died ... Read more...

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Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard are engaged


February 2nd, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actors Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard are engaged. They had been dating for a couple of years, and are now all set to walk down the ... Read more...

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Kristen Bell engaged to comedian Dax Shepard


February 1st, 2010 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 1 (ANI): 'When in Rome' star Kristen Bell is engaged to comedian Dax Shepard, her rep has confirmed.A source told Us magazine that Shepard, 35, proposed to Bell, 29, ... Read more...

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UN official warns of ‘killing field’ in Sri Lanka


May 16th, 2009 - 1:53 am ICT by IANS
Geneva, May 16 (DPA) A UN official Friday described the coastal strip housing thousands of civilians in northern Sri Lanka as a "killing field", with unattributed UN sources putting the death toll ... Read more...

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2,000 civilians killed in Sri Lanka war zone: Pro-LTTE website


May 10th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo/New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Over 2,000 Tamil civilians were killed in a single night during "indiscriminate barrage of shelling by the Sri Lanka Army on the safety zone" in the island's ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan military shrinks ’safety zone’ for civilians


May 9th, 2009 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 8 (DPA) The Sri Lankan military has shrunk a "safety zone" for civilians in the northeastern part of the island where government troops are continuing their operations to rescue thousands ... Read more...

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US expresses concern over Sri Lanka situation, calls for halt to war


April 25th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) The US Saturday expressed deep concern over the plight of civilians caught in the conflict between the Sri Lankan military and the Tamil Tigers and has called on ... Read more...

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White House statement on the situation in Sri Lanka


April 25th, 2009 - 10:30 am ICT by admin
Washington, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The White House released the following statement on the continuing conflict in Sri Lanka on Friday."The United States is deeply concerned about the plight of innocent civilians ... Read more...

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Robert Blake is new US pointperson for South Asia


April 25th, 2009 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) President Barack Obama has named the US ambassador to Sri Lanka, Robert Blake, to replace Richard Boucher as the assistant secretary of state for South Asian affairs ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka Army confirms surrender of two top LTTE leaders


April 22nd, 2009 - 4:48 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Apr.22 (ANI): Two top leaders of the rebel Liberation Tigers of the Tamil Ealam (LTTE) have surrendered before the Sri Lanka Army in Puthumathalam.According to a Times Now report, Daya Master ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan civilians flee rebel-held areas for second day


April 21st, 2009 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 21 (DPA) Civilians fled Tamil rebel-held areas in north-eastern Sri Lanka for a second consecutive day Tuesday, military spokesman Brigadier Udaya Nanayakkara said. He said the exact number of civilians who ... Read more...

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Markets climb higher, key indices up 4 percent (Weekly Market Review)


April 11th, 2009 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Indian equities markets climbed higher for the fifth consecutive week ending Thursday as a key index gained about 4.4 percent from its previous weekly close in what ... Read more...

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Bulls make a comeback, push Sensex up 2 percent (Roundup)


April 8th, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Defying bearish trends in global bourses, Indian equities markets closed in the green Wednesday, after ruling in the red during most of the day. A key index ... Read more...

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Lankan forces in no hurry to corner LTTE in safe zone


April 6th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Apr.6 (ANI): Sri Lankan Government troops have said that they are in no hurry to storm a safe zone to pursue Tamil Tiger rebels in the north-east.The country's defence secretary, Gotabhaya ... Read more...

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Prabhakaran’s son wounded in fighting: Military


April 1st, 2009 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 1 (IANS) Charles Antony, the elder son of Sri Lanka's elusive Tamil Tigers leader Velupillai Prabhakaran, has been injured in fighting with the Sri Lankan troops in the island's embattled ... Read more...

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LTTE on brink of defeat: Sri Lanka


March 26th, 2009 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 26 (IANS) Claiming that the fight-to-finish military campaign against the Tamil Tigers in the island's north "is going on successfully", a government spokesman Thursday said that the rebel outfit was ... Read more...

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