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Box office savours sweetness of Anurag Basu’s ‘Barfi!’


September 14th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) It is not a conventional subject, it is without the typical box- office success formula and the protagonist has no dialogues -- still Ranbir Kapoor ... Read more...

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‘Satyamev Jayate’ had huge impact: Imran Khan (Movie Snippets)


August 9th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 9 (IANS) Actor Imran Khan believes his uncle Aamir Khan's TV show "Satyamev Jayate", which brought social issues to the fore, has had a great impact on ... Read more...

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Differences with India minor, says China


June 7th, 2012 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 8 (IANS) China said Thursday the differences with India were minor and would not be allowed to disturb the working relationship between the two countries.The affirmation came at ... Read more...

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‘Shab’ my first love story: Onir


June 5th, 2012 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 5 (IANS) After bringing up sensitive issues like HIV/AIDS and homosexuality through his films "My Brother Nikhil" and "I Am", filmmaker Onir is now working on a new ... Read more...

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70,000 foreign office files declassified


June 5th, 2012 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jun 4 (IANS) In an important step that should cheer academics and researchers, over 70,000 declassified files of the external affairs ministry dealing with sensitive issues like India-Pakistan ... Read more...

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Mrinal Sen, young at 90, says learning is never ending


May 15th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 15 (IANS) "Ninety years ago there was an accident - my birth, and another accident is waiting to happen - my death and I have the courage to ... Read more...

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Behind the scenes: India shaped BRICS position on West Asia, Afghanistan


March 31st, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Amid differing perceptions, India played a crucial role in shaping the collective stance of the BRICS countries on the need for dialogue to resolve the ... Read more...

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India non-committal on Sri Lanka ‘war crimes’ (Roundup)


March 14th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) With Tamil Nadu parties asking the government to back a US-sponsored resolution on "war crimes" in Sri Lanka, India Wednesday said it will study ... Read more...

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India non-committal on ‘war crimes’, studying ’sentiments’(Lead)


March 14th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Cautious on the US-backed resolution on "war crimes" in Sri Lanka, India Wednesday said it will weigh in sentiments in parliament and stressed the ... Read more...

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Lanka ‘war crimes’: India cautious, trying for a forward-looking outcome


March 14th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Treading cautiously on the the US-backed resolution on alleged war crimes during Sri Lanka's civil war, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Wednesday the government ... Read more...

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Patil’s address lacks connect with common man: BJP (Lead)


March 12th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said President Pratibha Patil's address to parliament was "completely lacking in vision" and devoid of any connect to ... Read more...

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Patil’s address lacks connection with common man: BJP


March 12th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) Monday said President Pratibha Patil's address to Parliament lacked the connection to the economy of the common man who ... Read more...

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Israeli defence minister heads to US to discuss Iran


February 27th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 27 (IANS) Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak Tuesday headed to Washington for talks with senior US officials about the Iranian nuclear programme.The Israeli minister's two-day US visit ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Land row may trip School of Economics in Bangalore


January 7th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Jan 7 (IANS) Home to prestigious research institutions and a hot destination for engineering and medical education, India's IT hub Bangalore may lose out on having a School ... Read more...

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An online guidebook on safe sex


November 18th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) A website promising to offer clear and non-judgemental information to the young on safe sex, homosexuality and other sex-related issues has been launched, it was ... Read more...

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Disappointed, say Kashmiris to interlocutors’ report


October 15th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) Meaningful autonomy, speedy development and a massive economic package...central interlocutors may have suggested all this as a balm for insurgency-hit Jammu and Kashmir, but common ... Read more...

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Kashmir interlocutors submit report, focus on ‘meaningful autonomy’ (Round-up)


October 12th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Jammu/Srinagar, Oct 12 (IANS) Advocating "meaningful autonomy" and speedy development, the three interlocutors on Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday submitted their report to Home Minister P. Chidambaram that outlines ... Read more...

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Natarajan focuses on sustainable development


July 12th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jayanthi Natarajan Tuesday said that her ministry was the cornerstone of sustainable development and commended her predecessor Jairam Ramesh for doing ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

I’m not pregnant: Shilpa Shetty


May 19th, 2011 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Fed up of congratulatory messages, Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty has finally spoken out about her rumoured pregnancy saying the news is not true."Sick and ... Read more...

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Karzai moves to allay US’ concerns over recent Af-Pak agreements


May 1st, 2011 - 11:10 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 1(ANI): Afghan President Hamid Karzai has sent a known pro-US official to Islamabad for follow-up talks with the top leadership to allay Washington's apprehensions about the recently concluded Pak-Afghan agreements ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Britain hopes for EU-India free trade accord this year


March 18th, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 18 (IANS) British Trade and Investment Minister Stephen Green said he hoped the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between India and the European Union (EU) would be concluded ... Read more...

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Russia held back by corruption: US Vice President


March 11th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Mar.11 (ANI): US Vice President Joe Biden, has said Russia is being held back by corruption and the Kremlin's reluctance to embrace democracy, adding that attempts to modernize Russia's economy without ... Read more...

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Qureshi dropped as Pakistan’s foreign minister (Lead)


February 11th, 2011 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) A day after India and Pakistan announced their decision to resume talks, Shah Mahmood Qureshi was dropped as Pakistan's foreign minister as President Asif Ali Zardari ... Read more...

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Iranian Ambassador to India offers alternative pacts in oil import policy


February 8th, 2011 - 10:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 8 (ANI): Iran's Ambassador to India, Seyed Mahdi Nabizadeh,on Tuesday said India can sort out the hurdles and work out on different bilateral agreements over payment issues regarding import ... Read more...

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Now, FIRs in Delhi go online


February 1st, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) The Delhi Police Tuesday uploaded all the new First Information Reports (FIRs) registered through the day on their official website. A motorcycle theft reported from central Delhi ... Read more...

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All FIRs on Delhi Police website from Feb 1


January 28th, 2011 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Implementing the directions of Delhi High Court, the Delhi Police would upload all the new First Information Reports (FIRs) registered on their official website - www.delhipolice.nic.in - ... Read more...

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China looking for common ground with US: President Hu


January 17th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan.17 (ANI): China will seek to find common ground with the United States in a bid to resolve existing bilateral disputes, said President Hu Jintao ahead of his visit to Washington ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks release: BJP has a habit of politicising issues, says Tiwari


December 17th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 17 (ANI): Congress spokesperson Manish Tiwari on Friday slammed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over their reaction to Rahul Gandhi's statement on radical Hindu groups, which was released by ... Read more...

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Chinese PM arrives in India, $20 bn deals on cards (Second Lead)


December 15th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao arrived here Wednesday on a three-day visit during which the two Asian powers are expected to clinch business deals worth $20 billion ... Read more...

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Oz judge allows parents to have boys castrated


November 15th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 15 (ANI): A judge in Australia has allowed the removal of testes from two little boys, giving their parents the authority to move forward with the procedure, which is being ... Read more...

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Kids posting profiles of single parents on matrimonial sites


October 26th, 2010 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) A study by a matrimonial site has revealed that a growing number of children are posting profiles of their single parents for re-marriage.Matrimonial site Jeevansaathi.com said that ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Pakistan’s overreach thwarted July 15 talks: India


October 19th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India Tuesday blamed "Pakistan's overreach" for the failure of their foreign minister-level talks in July and underlined that New Delhi's "incremental and graduated" approach to address the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Actress Winona Ryder all set to star in the movie Dilemma


September 22nd, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hollywood actresses Winona Ryder, Jennifer Connelly, Channing Tatum and Queen Latifah will be starring alongside each other in an upcoming movie called Dilemma that will be released ... Read more...

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Malaysian PM calls for racial unity on Eid


September 10th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 10 (IANS) Tear down the walls of suspicion and discard prejudices, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Tun Razak has said while greeting his countrymen on Eid, which is known ... Read more...

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BlackBerry stock up amid reported deal with Saudi Arabia (Lead)


August 10th, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Aug 10 (IANS) Shares of BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) rebounded heavily Monday, after sinking by more than eight percent last week, amid news of a reported deal ... Read more...

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