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Obama campaign hits back at Indian-American’s ‘2016′ film


September 12th, 2012 - 11:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 12 (IANS) The Obama campaign has hit back at an anti-Obama film by an Indian-American conservative author that has rocked the box office since last month's Republican ... Read more...

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Goa temporarily suspends all mining operations


September 10th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 10 (IANS) In a major development, the Goa government Monday temporarily suspended operations of all the working mines in the state, pending verification of documents relating to mining ... Read more...

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Don’t create the hype around Yuvraj: Dhoni


September 7th, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Visakhapatnam, Sep 7 (IANS) Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said it was important that Yuvraj Singh should not burdened with the hype of his return to international cricket, after ... Read more...

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Katie Holmes to showcase at NY fashion week


August 24th, 2012 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Actress Katie Holmes is set to present her clothing line Holmes & Yang at the New York Fashion Week.The 33-year-old will present her show at the ... Read more...

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Myanmar forms press council


August 10th, 2012 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, Aug 10 (IANS) Myanmar has formed a 20-member Core Press Council aimed at protecting journalists, laying down professional ethics and settling media disputes.It has been formed during the period ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

SC calls for answersheets of Chhattisgarh judges’ exam


August 7th, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Chhattisgarh government to place before it the original answersheets of some candidates who cleared an exam for recruitment of ... Read more...

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Tribunal upholds ban on SIMI


August 1st, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court's special tribunal constituted to examine the sixth ban on the Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) Wednesday upheld the measure.Headed by ... Read more...

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Court seeks CBI’s response to Ramadoss bail plea


July 20th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A special court Friday asked the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to file reply on the bail application of former health minister Anbumani Ramadoss ... Read more...

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Dope cheats must withdraw from Olympics: WADA


July 11th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ottawa, July 11 (IANS) Doping athletes should withdraw from the upcoming London Olympic Games and Paralympic Games, the head of the World Anti-Doping Agency(WADA) has warned.WADA president John Fahey sent ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Nitish may back Ansari as vice president (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 11 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is likely to back Hamid Ansari for a second term as vice president if the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) declares ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Give details to Sangma, says poll panel on Pranab order


July 5th, 2012 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The Election Commission Wednesday directed the returning officer for the presidential poll to give details of the scrutiny proceedings and the order rejecting ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Vice presidential election Aug 7, says poll panel (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The election for India's next vice president will be held Aug 7, if required, the Election Commission announced Tuesday."VP election schedule has been announced. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sangma’s plea rejected, Mukherjee’s nomination accepted (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The nomination of ruling United Progressive Alliance candidate Pranab Mukherjee for the presidential poll was accepted Tuesday, and the plea by his opponent P.A ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Celebrities also are human beings: Big B


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, whose daughter-in-law actress Aishwarya Rai has recently found herself in the midst of media attention due to her post-pregnancy weight, says ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Apologize, doctors tell Aamir Khan


May 30th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) An umbrella body of 21 medical institutions Wednesday asked Bollywood star Aamir Khan to apologize for accusing doctors of malpractices in his TV talk show ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Clarke won’t play till late 30s


May 25th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, May 25 (IANS) Australia's cricket captain Michael Clarke revealed that he won't play cricket into his late 30s due to a back problem that was diagnosed at the age ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Crusader against trafficking gets ‘Man of the Year Award’


May 12th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) The menace of human trafficking remains a major problem in India despite many policies and laws being in place, said Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan at ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

125 kg heroin seized in Karachi


May 11th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 11 (IANS) A total of 125 kg of heroin was Friday seized in the Pakistani port city Karachi by customs officials, a media report said.A 40-foot refrigerated container ... Read more...

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Court strikes down Maharashtra caste panels


May 4th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Friday struck down the Maharashtra government-appointed caste scrutiny committees which issued around 27,000 caste verification certificates in the past few months.Accordingly, all ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

US helping India to establish community colleges


April 25th, 2012 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 25 (IANS) The United States is working with India to flesh out an initiative to set up hundreds of community colleges in India on the American pattern, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Clarke feels Ponting is victim of own high standards


April 21st, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, April 21 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke feels that his predecessor Ricky Ponting was a victim of the high standards he himself set.The 37-year-old Ponting, who retired ... Read more...

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Journalists must be watchdogs, not rumour-mongers: Chinese daily


April 15th, 2012 - 10:54 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 15 (IANS) Although journalists have the power to influence public opinion, this power is given to them to better fulfill their role as watchdogs, not to abuse it, ... Read more...

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Hackers claim to have defaced 500 Chinese websites


April 6th, 2012 - 4:37 am ICT by IANS
London, April 6 (IANS) Hacker group Anonymous has claimed to have defaced around 500 websites in China to protest against the Chinese government's strict control of its citizens, BBC reported.The ... Read more...

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Judicial custody of high court blast accused extended


March 28th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court Wednesday extended judicial custody of two accused in the 2011 Delhi High Court blast and deferred the hearing ... Read more...

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Modern fame leads to rehab: Julia Roberts


March 28th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 28 (IANS) Actress Julia Roberts is thankful that she entered showbiz in the 1980s as she finds modern fame leads one to rehab."What's new is that we live ... Read more...

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I like to stay in my own bubble: Priyanka Chopra


March 23rd, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Constant media scrutiny has compelled Bollywood diva Priyanka Chopra to stop reading newspapers. She says it's a way to protect herself as she likes ... Read more...

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CWG case: Trial to resume March 13


March 6th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) A CBI special court Tuesday decided to resume March 13 the hearing in a corruption case related to the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) held here. ... Read more...

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Hungarian football club director commits suicide


March 3rd, 2012 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Budapest, March 3 (IANS) Robert Kutasi, 48-year-old director of Hungarian football club REAC, has committed suicide, the club said.The club, which is based in Budapest and plays in the second ... Read more...

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Review sought of ruling on public servant’s prosecution


March 1st, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The central government Thursday moved the Supreme Court seeking the review of its Jan 31 verdict, which held that the sanction for the prosecution of ... Read more...

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Railway inspector in dock for corruption


February 26th, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raided a railway inspector for alleged corrupt activities and amassing huge assets beyond his source of income, an official said ... Read more...

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Women’s hockey Olympic qualifier: Italy beat Ukraine 2-1


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Italy kept their hopes alive of qualifying for the women's hockey Olympics as they narrowly beat Ukraine 2-1 at the Major Dhyan Chand Stadium here ... Read more...

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Will make Delhi slum-free, says Dikshit


February 10th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Friday said the city government will try to make the capital slum free at the earliest."The Delhi State Industrial and ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Role of independent directors of company will be clarified: Moily


February 7th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 6 (IANS) Assuaging corporate and industry bodies following the arrest of several AMRI directors for a massive fire at the hospital, Corporate Affair Minister M. Veerappa Moily Monday ... Read more...

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Johnny Depp to skip Oscar?


January 28th, 2012 - 8:40 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Jan 28 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp is planning to ignore this year's Oscar awards over rumors of his relationship problems.The 48-year-old is expected to present an award ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Government has right to determine tenure: Army chief


January 18th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Alhough army chief General V.K. Singh has moved the Supreme Court challenging the rejection of his statutory complaint seeking declaration of his date of birth ... Read more...

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