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Chinese students not keen on news shows


August 7th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (IANS) College students in China prefer watching variety shows on television rather than news programmes.A survey by the Shanghai Jiao Tong University of 300 students from 110 ... Read more...

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Russia to get first Muslim TV channel in August


July 25th, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The first Muslim TV channel in Russia, Al-RTV, will go on air in August, an official said Wednesday.Damir Mukhetdinov, first deputy chair of the Spiritual ... Read more...

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Six jailed for offending Oman sultan on Facebook


July 18th, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Muscat, July 18 (IANS/AKI) Six people, including a woman, have been sentenced to a year in prison for offending Oman's monarch Sultan Qaboos Bin Said on social networking website ... Read more...

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Egyptians launch Christian Brotherhood challenging Islamists


July 6th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, July 5 (IANS/AKI) A group of minority Coptic Christian activists in Egypt have formed a new political group, the Christian Brotherhood, to present a non-violent challenge to the Muslim ... Read more...

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Man creates 240-volt booby trap for tenant


November 12th, 2011 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) A landlord in Britain has been jailed for four years after he attempted to electrocute his lodger with an elaborate booby-trap following a row with him ... Read more...

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Rescue effort on at China high-speed train crash (Second Lead)


July 24th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) Rescuers feverishly cut through mangled remains after a high-speed train smashed into another train late Saturday in eastern China's Zhejiang province, killing 35 people, including two ... Read more...

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28 die in Yemen weapons depot blast


May 26th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, May 26 (IANS) Twenty-eight rebel tribesmen were killed in a blast at a weapons depot during overnight clashes with the security forces in the Yemeni capital, Xinhua reported.President Ali ... Read more...

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India’s new super luxury train flagged off from New Delhi


September 6th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 6 (ANI): India's new super luxury train 'Royal Rajasthan on Wheels' was flagged off from New Delhi on Sunday.It has several new destinations added to the itinerary as compared ... Read more...

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Google plans pay per view movies on YouTube


August 31st, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
London/San Francisco, Aug 30 (DPA) Google is planning to launch a pay-per-view movie section on its popular video site YouTube, according to a report Monday in the Financial Times. The web giant has ... Read more...

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Osama tried to watch 9/11 bombings live on TV


April 16th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16(ANI): Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden's former bodyguard has revealed that the militant leader had tried and failed to set up a satellite TV link-up from his Afghan hideout to ... Read more...

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Nanosatellite set to rid space of dangerous junk


March 30th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) A tiny three-kg satellite or "nanosatellite" will rid the space of dangerous clouds of junk hurtling around in the earth's lower orbit. More than 5,500 tonnes of junk ... Read more...

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Egyptian cleric issues fatwa forbidding Muslims from Facebook


February 5th, 2010 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Feb 5 (IANS/AKI) A top Egyptian cleric has issued a fatwa forbidding the use of the popular social networking site Facebook, saying Muslims using such sites must be considered "sinners". Statistics ... Read more...

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Fate of Malay Tamil school hangs in the balance


December 23rd, 2009 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Seremban (Malaysia), Dec. 23 (ANI): The fate of the Malay Tamil school S J K T Ladang Bukit Bertam, which produced one of the country's first Harvard graduates, is hanging in the ... Read more...

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Mayor calls for review on proposed theatre tax hike


July 3rd, 2009 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Delhi Mayor Kanwar Sain Friday said the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) would review a proposal to increase tax on capital's cinema halls. There are around 50 single ... Read more...

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Partial recount of vote starts in Iran: Report


June 29th, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, June 29 (Xinhua) Iran started a partial recount of the June 12 presidential election votes Monday, Iran's state-owned satellite TV al-Alam News reported. Iran's Guardian Council, the top legislative body, had agreed ... Read more...

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Some Arab countries complicit with Israel: Bin Laden


March 15th, 2009 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, March 14 (Xinhua) Al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden has accused "some" Arab countries of being "complicit" with Israel on its recent military offensive in the Gaza Strip that killed more ... Read more...

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Bhagya Vidhata to be aired in the first week of April


March 13th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Anil MeraniWith the new Colours show, Bhagya Vidhata coming in the first week of April in the prime time band there is intense speculation as to which existing show will be replaced ... Read more...

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Regulator asks satellite TV operators to carry out free repairs


March 12th, 2009 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) India's telecom regulator Thursday asked direct-to-home (DTH) service providers to carry out repairs of equipment during the warranty period free of cost and leave packages unchanged in ... Read more...

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What downturn? 97 apply to run news channels


February 26th, 2009 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The economic downturn doesn't seem to have dampened the enthusiasm of India's media entrepreneurs as applications of 97 private satellite TV news channels are being scrutinised by ... Read more...

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Poshs fury at Becks sexy skimpily-clad Italian interviewer


December 20th, 2008 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 20 (ANI): Victoria Beckham reportedly hit the roof after finding out that a stunning Italian TV presenter, fond of wearing revealing clothes, was to take hubby Davids first TV ... Read more...

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Musharraf had me tortured by Pak intelligence, says Baloch businessman


December 12th, 2008 - 5:42 pm ICT by ANI
Peshawar, Dec.12 (ANI): Baloch businessman Munir Mengal, who was arrested for launching a Baloch satellite TV station, has charged former Pakistan President and army chief Pervez Musharraf with ordering his torture ... Read more...

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Robbie Williams in talks to star in UFO-based TV show


October 2nd, 2008 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 2 (ANI): English singer Robbie Williams, whos fascinated with the extraterrestrial world, is expected to star in a TV show about UFOs.The UFO Data Magazine is apparently in talks ... Read more...

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UK hate preacher Bakri paid cash for his daughter’’s boob job


September 27th, 2008 - 10:08 am ICT by ANI
London, Sept.27 (ANI): Hate preacher Omar Bakri Mohammed is reported paid 4,000 pounds in cash for his 27-year-old daughters bust-boosting surgery. Little did he know that she would use her newly ... Read more...

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Now, go on a holiday, in Tarzan-style


July 4th, 2008 - 10:28 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokendra SinghJaipur, July 4 (ANI): Remember Tarzan, the fictional character in your childhood storybooks, who lived in a treehouse and you had longed for such adventure.Part of it can ... Read more...

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Will Modi get US visa this time? (Lead)


June 17th, 2008 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Parveen Chopra New York, June 17 (IANS) Will Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi be second time lucky? His supporters here want the US to grant him a visa to enable his participation ... Read more...

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Bid to arrange US visa for Modi for Gujarati conference


June 17th, 2008 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Parveen Chopra New York, June 17 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has been invited to address the World Gujarati Conference in New Jersey in August but since he was denied a ... Read more...

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Prisoners watching hardcore porn on Oz Government computers!


June 2nd, 2008 - 9:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, June 2 (ANI): Illegal Indonesian fishermen are accessing hardcore pornography on Federal Government computers at Darwin's immigration detention centre in Berrimah.According to the Northern Territory News, security guards have ... Read more...

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