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Swiss lab agrees to test Arafat’s remains for polonium


September 4th, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ramalllah, Sep 4 (IANS) A Swiss scientific lab has agreed to exhume the body of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat for additional tests for possible polonium poisoning, a Palestinian official ... Read more...

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Shah Rukh film shoot rekindles Kashmir magic


August 28th, 2012 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 28 (IANS) People have started calling it the Shah Rukh Khan factor -- Kashmir perhaps could not have had better brand ambassador than the Yash Chopra film ... Read more...

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Iran sentences 13 for spying for Israel: TV


May 14th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 13 (IANS) An Iranian court has sentenced 13 people found guilty of spying for Israeli intelligence agency Mossad, Press TV reported Sunday.Branch 15 of Tehran's Revolution Court delivered ... Read more...

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Light and sound shows to resume in Srinagar


March 17th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 17 (IANS) After more than 20 years, the Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to resume the light and sound shows at the Shalimar Garden and the Hari ... Read more...

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TV channels blanked out during Bangladesh rally


March 12th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 12 (IANS) At least three satellite television channels in Bangladesh were Monday blanked out ahead of a rally held by the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), a media ... Read more...

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Amnesty claims widespread rights violations in Iran


February 28th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 28 (IANS) Global human rights monitor Amnesty International has said there have been "widespread and persistent human rights violations in Iran", CNN reported Tuesday."It is essential if further ... Read more...

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Broadcasters hail passing of digitalisation bill


December 14th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) A day after the Lok Sabha passed a bill to fast-track digitalisation of cable TV, top broadcasters Wednesday said the move will enable India's ... Read more...

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Bill to digitalise cable TV passed by Lok Sabha


December 13th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) A bill aimed at fast-tracking the digitalisation of cable TV was passed by Lok Sabha Tuesday, with the government assuring cable operators that the ... Read more...

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US investors keen to fund India’s digital transformation


December 9th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) US investors are keen to help fund India's digital transformation, according to the US-India Business Council (USIBC), a major US trade advocacy group seeking better commercial ... Read more...

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Cabinet clears digitisation of TV broadcasts


October 13th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) In a key step that will benefit both the cable and satellite TV industry and consumers, the government Thursday cleared an ordinance that seeks ... Read more...

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Subcontinent gambles $50 bn on cricket, London court told


October 6th, 2011 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 6 (IANS) Jurors in a London Crown Court were told that cricket betting syndicates were controlled and orchestrated by "shadowy figures" based in Dubai, Mumbai, London and Karachi ... Read more...

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Government to fast-track digitisation of TV broadcast


September 26th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Indian government is planning to amend broadcasting rules with a view to fast-track complete digitisation of cable and satellite TV broadcast industry by 2014.The ... Read more...

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China’s popular TV talent show axed by broadcast watchdog


September 17th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Changsa (China), Sep 17 (IANS) China's state broadcast watchdog has called off a popular TV talent show, the equivalent of "American Idol," after it broke the cap on broadcasting time ... Read more...

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Separated 40 years ago, united on live TV


August 19th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 19 (IANS) Abandoned when he was four in Assam, reduced to begging on the streets of Nepal's capital Kathmandu and now a computer engineer in the US ... Read more...

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NATO airstrike targets Libyan state-run TV


July 30th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by BNO News
TRIPOLI (BNO NEWS) -- NATO aircraft on early Saturday morning carried out an airstrike against three ground-based Libyan state television satellite transmission dishes in Tripoli, officials said.NATO spokesman Colonel Roland Lavoie said ... Read more...

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Kalanithi Maran summoned by police, seeks time


July 13th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 13 (IANS) Media mogul Kalanithi Maran, managing director of the Rs.19 billion Sun TV Network Ltd, was summoned to appear before the police Wednesday morning in connection with ... Read more...

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Al-Jazeera English wins top journalism award for coverage of Middle East unrest


May 5th, 2011 - 11:51 am ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Qatar-based news channel Al-Jazeera's English service has won a prestigious journalism award from the New York-based Columbia University, for its coverage of unrest in the Middle East.Columbia University's ... Read more...

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World Cup musings - another time, another place (Flashback to 1983)


April 1st, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
It was another era, another generation. When the men were still in white and television just emerging from the black-and-white era. But the national obsession for cricket endures, bridging the 28-year ... Read more...

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Gaddafi vows to fight to the last man


March 2nd, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 2 (IANS) Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi Wednesday vowed to fight to the "last man and last woman" to defend his country.Calling on the UN and NATO to ... Read more...

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Mumbai terror attack inspirer Naik spreading ‘hate messages’ via satellite TV in UK


February 12th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Zakir Naik, a Islamic preacher whose sermons had allegedly acted as inspiration for the 2008 Mumbai terrorist attacks, has reportedly been broadcasting hate messages into British homes via ... Read more...

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Qatar used Al Jazeera to suit foreign policy, claims WikiLeaks expose


December 6th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.6 (ANI): American diplomatic cables leaked by the whistle blowing web site WikiLeaks have claimed that Arabic television news channel al-Jazeera changed its coverage to suit Qatar's foreign policy.US embassy memos ... Read more...

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Lockerbie bomber’s family to sue Scotland over ‘medical neglect’ in jail: Gaddafi


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 3(ANI): Libyan dictator Colonel Muammar al-Gaddafi has revealed that the family of Lockerbie bomber Abdul Baset Ali al-Megrahi is preparing a multi-million pound compensation claim against Scotland for false imprisonment ... Read more...

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Akash And Kiera Of Anjaana Anjaani In Comic Books Now!


October 18th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 18, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Box office collections, notwithstanding, Anjaana-Anjaani is certainly on a roll. The two suicidal protagonists in the rom-comĀ  who meet when they are on the verge of ... Read more...

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Now, Ranbir-Priyanka as comic book characters


October 16th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Box office collections notwithstanding, "Anjaana Anjaani" is certainly on a roll. The two suicidal protagonists in the rom-com who meet when they are on ... Read more...

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Taiwanese tourists were in Delhi for a taste of India


September 20th, 2010 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) They came here for a taste of India and to shoot its myriad attractions for a TV channel in Taiwan. But an unexpected shooting incident has torpedoed ... Read more...

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Fox Star Studios To Release ‘Khichdi’ On October 1


September 3rd, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 3, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Khichdi, the movie, which is a big screen adaptation of the popular sitcom on television, is going to be released by Fox Star Studios on this ... Read more...

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Saudi chain removes female cashiers following protests


August 26th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Aug 26 (DPA) One of Saudi Arabia's largest supermarket chains has reversed a decision to employ female cashiers, in a religious dispute which saw the king issue a reprimand Thursday ... Read more...

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Blast near Ahmadinejad’s convoy: Report


August 4th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 4 (DPA) A blast occurred Wednesday near the convoy of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, news reports from the region said. Several people were injured when a grenade was thrown at ... Read more...

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Bombings kill 40 Shiite pilgrims in Iraq


July 27th, 2010 - 2:33 am ICT by IANS
Karbala/Baghdad, July 27 (DPA) At least 40 people were killed and 68 injured in two bomb attacks Monday in the Shiite holy city of Karbala as large crowds gathered for a religious ... Read more...

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Four killed in Baghdad suicide blast


July 26th, 2010 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 26 (DPA) At least four people were killed and 10 injured Monday in a suicide bombing near the Baghdad office of the al-Arabiya satellite television station. The interior ministry said the ... Read more...

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Christian Brothers’ TV Rights Sets A New Record


July 20th, 2010 - 3:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
July 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Television channels in India are ready to pay a huge amount these days to get the rights of any superstar movies. Malayalam television channels are no ... Read more...

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YouTube, age 5, is just getting started


May 18th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Andy Goldberg San Francisco, May 18 (DPA) It's spawned scandals, spoofs and sensations and is probably the biggest time waster on the planet.But as video-sharing internet site YouTube celebrated its ... Read more...

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12 killed, 42 injured in Iraq bomb attack


May 13th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, May 13 (DPA) Twelve people were killed and 42 injured Thursday in two separate bomb attacks in Baghdad's predominantly Shiite suburb of Sadr City, Iraqi police and media sources said. Seven people ... Read more...

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Jesus “JC” Christ coming to Comedy Central


May 8th, 2010 - 6:09 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 8 (ANI): American cable and satellite television channel Comedy Central has announced that it is developing a half-hour animated show about a character named Jesus "JC" Christ.The show will ... Read more...

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“I saw Sivaji 15 times”- Muttiah Muralidharan


April 15th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 15, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It looks like the International cricketers of Srilankan team have great affinity for Indian films. Previously, we had one of the top-charting players from this team ... Read more...

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