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Simpson criticised over daughter’s bikini dress


September 13th, 2012 - 5:20 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 13 (IANS) Singer Jessica Simpson has been criticised by British charity Kidscape for dressing her four-month-old daughter Maxwell in a bikini.Simpson gave birth to Maxwell in May, ... Read more...

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‘Shirdi Sai’ breath of fresh air (Telugu Movie Review)


September 6th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Shirdi Sai"; Cast: Akkineni Nagarjuna, Srikanth, Srihari, Sarath Babu, Sai Kumar and Kamalinee Mukherjee; Director: K. Raghavendra Rao; Rating: ***The incarnation of Nagarjuna into Shirdi Sai Baba comes as a ... Read more...

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BJP doing drama to hide facts, says minister


August 28th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) The government Tuesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of enacting a "drama" over coal blocks allocation to prevent a debate in parliament as ... Read more...

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Congress to hit streets against BJP


August 28th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Under unrelenting attack from the BJP over coal blocks allocation, the Congress Tuesday announced it will "hit the streets" to expose the double-speak of ... Read more...

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Imran Khan warns of march over drone killings


July 15th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) Imran Khan has said he will lead a peace march to north Waziristan to let the world know how the US was killing "innocent Pakistanis".Addressing a ... Read more...

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Players should put country first, says Maken


June 22nd, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India's sports minister Ajay Maken Friday appealed to the bickering tennis stars Leander Paes, Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna to stop the infighting and ... Read more...

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YSRC fears threat to Jagan’s life


June 21st, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) Alleging a deep-rooted conspiracy to physically harm its jailed president Y.S Jaganmohan Reddy, YSR Congress Party Thursday demanded a high-level probe by a sitting judge of ... Read more...

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Army chief visits Northern Command


May 23rd, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, May 23 (IANS) Ahead of his retirement this month, Indian Army Chief Gen. V.K. Singh Wednesday lauded the "selfless sacrifices" by troops, especially in Jammu and Kashmir,He said this ... Read more...

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Parliament resolves to uphold its supremacy


May 13th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) The Indian parliament Sunday marked its 60th anniversary with both the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha resolving to "uphold and maintain" its "dignity, ... Read more...

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No link between compensation, Italian marines’s detention: India


April 24th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) India Tuesday made it clear that the Rs.1 crore compensation offered to the families of two fishermen killed by Italian marines on board a merchant ... Read more...

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Court bans devotees’ entry to Kalighat ‘garbha griha’


April 20th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court Friday banned the entry of devotees to the 'Garbha Griha' (sanctum sanctorum) of Kalighat Kali Temple, saying the large number of visits ... Read more...

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Rapist priest jailed for seven years


April 3rd, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Noting that "sexual violence, apart from being a dehumanizing act, is an unlawful intrusion on the right of privacy and sanctity of a female", ... Read more...

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Kerala Christians observe Passion Week


April 1st, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 1 (IANS) Palm Sunday has ushered in Passion Week for devout Christians all over Kerala who are set to participate in the rituals that the holy week brings.The ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha condemns Team Anna’s derogatory remarks (Second Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Parliamentarians cutting across party lines Tuesday lashed out at social activist Anna Hazare and his team members for using intemperate language against MPs, but ... Read more...

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Congress legislator apologises for assaulting photo-journalist


March 20th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, March 20 (IANS) A Congress legislator in Meghalaya Tuesday apologised for assaulting a photojournalist inside the assembly premises, after a photo of him sleeping in the house was snapped.Founder ... Read more...

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Will resign if told properly: Trivedi (Lead)


March 17th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi Saturday said he is ready to resign provided his Trinamool Congress party conveys it to him properly."I will abide by ... Read more...

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India protests against Pakistan constructing border bunkers


March 14th, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Pakistan has constructed over 1,600 bunkers, towers, posts and outposts along its border with India, prompting New Delhi to lodge protests with Islamabad, the Rajya ... Read more...

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Fishermen killing: Italy summons Indian envoy in Rome


March 7th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Rome, March 7 (IANS) More than a week after he visited India, Italian Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi Wednesday summoned India's ambassador in Rome to condemn the imprisonment of ... Read more...

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Pakistan Senate polls come under cloud, says daily


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 3 (IANS) The transparency of Pakistan's Senate polls have come under question after "charges of horse-trading and vote-buying" marred Friday's elections, said a daily.An editorial in the News ... Read more...

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Bhopal gas victims write to IOC against Dow


February 29th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 29 (IANS) Two groups fighting for justice to the Bhopal gas tragedy victims Wednesday urged the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the 2012 London Olympics Organising Committee ... Read more...

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Union budget likely to be presented in mid-March: Mukherjee


January 25th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The union budget for the 2012-13 financial year would be presented around mid-March after the election process for electing five new state assemblies gets ... Read more...

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‘Kashmir counter-insurgency operations in more difficult phase’


January 10th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 10 (IANS) Counter-insurgency operations in Jammu and Kashmir have entered a "more difficult phase" with the rank and leadership of insurgents decimated but not entirely wiped out, the ... Read more...

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Why cap on SMSes, high court asks TRAI, government


December 7th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notices to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) and the central government on a petition challenging the regulator's ... Read more...

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Mufti Sayeed seeks civic polls in Kashmir


December 4th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 4 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Sunday accused the Omar Abdullah government of "eroding the democratic institutions" by not holding civic polls in ... Read more...

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Obama greets Sikhs, says all can draw inspiration from Guru Nanak


November 11th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 11 (IANS) Greeting Sikhs on the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, President Barack Obama has said "all of us can draw inspiration from his message of equality, ... Read more...

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‘Spiritual gurus should shun politics’


November 5th, 2011 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar, Nov 5 (IANS) The head of a spiritual organisation which propagates the 'Gayatri mantra' has urged spiritual leaders to shun politics at all costs.Pranav Pandya has also warned against ... Read more...

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Don’t leak Goa mining report to media: Congress


October 23rd, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 23 (IANS) Irked by the bad press received over the multi-crore illegal mining scam in Goa, the Congress Sunday cautioned the members of the Justice M.B. Shah commission ... Read more...

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Indian Army reviews operational preparedness along Ladakh border


October 3rd, 2011 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Oct 3 (IANS) The Indian Army's Northern Command chief Monday reviewed the operational preparedness of the troops along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) with China and the ... Read more...

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Common man must not be troubled: Northern Command chief


September 26th, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 26 (IANS) The Indian Army's Northern Command chief has asked the troops deployed along the Line of Control between India and Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir to ensure ... Read more...

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Cheryl Cole in danger after Afghanistan visit?


September 18th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Singer Cheryl Cole has become a "prime target" for jihadis after visiting British troops in Afghanistan, some Britain-based radicals have warned."I find it completely outrageous that ... Read more...

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Row over shops at Bangladesh national assembly


August 29th, 2011 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 29 (IANS) Shops have been rented out at Jatiya Sangsad Bhaban, Bangladesh's national assembly building, a move that has been described as "irresponsible and tasteless" by a noted ... Read more...

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Respect Anna, but parliament supreme: Sachin Pilot


August 20th, 2011 - 11:05 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 20 (IANS) Anna Hazare is a respected Gandhian, but the right of parliament to make laws has to be respected by all, union Minister of State for Information ... Read more...

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Pay compound interest for 14 years: Apex court to polluting firm


July 22nd, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Pulling up a chemical company for trying to wriggle out of paying up for the pollution caused by it, the Supreme Court directed the firm, ... Read more...

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Double blow for Yeddyurappa: Faces illegal mining charge, court case (Roundup)


July 21st, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 21 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Thursday suffered a double blow. The state Lokayukta blamed him and four of his ministers for illegal mining that has ... Read more...

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‘Ban improperly dressed tourists in all Goa temples’


July 12th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 12 (IANS) After two temples in Goa restricted the entry of scantily dressed tourists into their premises, a rightwing organisation here Tuesday demanded that the ban be extended ... Read more...

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