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Aamir brings smile to ‘Jalpari’ director (Movie Snippets)(With Images)


August 30th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Aamir Khan surely goes out of his way for causes that are close to his heart. The actor, busy with a shooting schedule in Chicago, ... Read more...

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BJP backs government on Pakistan-based elements stoking violence


August 20th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said it backed the government's stand that the violence in northeast India and the return of the region's ... Read more...

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Iranian nuclear talks at difficult moment: US


August 17th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS) The US has denied that the nuclear talks between Iran and major world powers have failed, saying that they are rather at a difficult moment, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Ex-husband Pitt congratulates Aniston on engagement


August 15th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 15 (IANS) Brad Pitt called up his ex-wife Jennifer Aniston to congratulate her on her engagement with actor-director Justin Theroux.Aniston, 43, said "yes" to Theroux on ... Read more...

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Conor meets Taylor Swift’s parents


August 11th, 2012 - 5:59 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 11 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift introduced her boyfriend Conor Kennedy to her parents when the couple visited her hometown.Swift, 22, began dating the son of lawyer ... Read more...

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CBI opposes Nupur Talwar’s bail plea


August 9th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) The CBI Thursday asked the Supreme Court to dismiss the bail plea of Nupur Talwar who is in judicial custody for her alleged involvement ... Read more...

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Muslims in Kerala observe Ramadan fast (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 21 (IANS) Muslims in Kerala began their Ramadan fast after prayers early Saturday morning."This morning, we went to the mosque for the first prayer session, which took place ... Read more...

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Train stopped to ’save’ kid’s toy


June 11th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Railway workers in the US stopped a train to save a three-year-old girl's beloved bunny, it was reported here.A tantrum-inducing disaster was avoided thanks to kind-hearted ... Read more...

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India seeks China’s support for SCO membership


June 6th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 6 (IANS) India Wednesday sought China's support for membership of the six-nation Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), dominated by Beijing and Moscow, and underlined that it will bring many ... Read more...

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Lucknow girl gets bizarre death threat


June 6th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 6 (IANS) A Lucknow girl student has received an anonymous threat that she will be killed June 12 -- the same day last year when her businessman father ... Read more...

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SC chides government over Bhopal’s toxic waste (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday chided the central government for not doing anything for disposing toxic waste for 28 years since the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy.An ... Read more...

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High court quashes FIR against Pomersbach (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday quashed US national Zohal Hamid's police complaint against Indian Premier League's (IPL) Australian player Luke Pomersbach that he had molested ... Read more...

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Court quashes FIR against Luke Pomersbach


May 25th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday quashed US national Zohal Hamid's first information report (FIR) against Indian Premier League (IPL) player Luke Pomersbach that ... Read more...

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UP removes police officer for backing honour killing


May 11th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 11 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has removed Saharanpur Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police Satish Kumar Mathur for his "uncharitable remarks" to a man whose daughter ... Read more...

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Big B has not said no to me: Varma


April 27th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) Director Ram Gopal Varma and Amitabh Bachchan have given hits and misses together and the former says that the megastar never turns down his offer."When ... Read more...

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Sheffield striker jailed for five years for rape


April 21st, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 21 (IANS) Sheffield United and Wales striker Ched Evans has been jailed for five years for raping a 19-year-old who was "too drunk to consent" to sex.Evans, a ... Read more...

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UAE praised for anti-human trafficking efforts


April 20th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 19 (IANS/WAM) A senior UN official has praised the UAE for its efforts in combating human trafficking.The UN Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons Joy Ngozi Ezeilo ... Read more...

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Court refuses relief to Uttar Pradesh scam accused


April 4th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) A CBI special court here has rejected the anticipatory bail plea of a private firm owner who fears being arrested for his suspected involvement in ... Read more...

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Realtors to discuss crises plaguing building industry


March 26th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, March 26 (IANS) Alarmed by the crises plaguing the realty sector, top real estate corporate and builders from all over India shall converge here Wednesday to brainstorm and find ... Read more...

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Romario supports Ronaldo’s run for president of CBF


March 24th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, March 24 (IANS) Brazil football legend Romario declared that he has no intention of running for the president of the Brazilian Confederation of Soccer (CBF). However, the ... Read more...

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PM hopes for consensus on Lokpal bill (Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday expressed hope that political parties will reach a consensus at Friday's all-party meeting on the Lokpal bill with leaders ... Read more...

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Government hopeful of consensus on Lokpal at all-party meet


March 22nd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) The government is hopeful of arriving at a consensus on the Lokpal bill at an all-party meeting called by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with ... Read more...

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NRI children: Indian officials’ visit to Norway unlikely


March 20th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) The proposed visit by two senior Indian officials to attend a hearing on the custody row involving two children in Norway appears to be off ... Read more...

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India making right steps on Iran sanctions: Clinton


March 1st, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 1 (IANS) India is making steps in the right direction to impose sanctions on Iran but not enough progress has been made in persuading China to do so, ... Read more...

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Villagers kill stray leopard in Assam


February 29th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 29 (IANS) A leopard was killed by angry villagers at Madhukuchi village of Assam after they failed in their efforts to shoo away the big cat from the ... Read more...

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Castro meets experts to discuss threats to human species


February 12th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 12 (IANS/EFE) Former Cuban president Fidel Castro has met experts from 22 countries to discuss subjects related to dangers threatening the human species.The meeting was the 85-year-old Cuban ... Read more...

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CBI to submit 2G probe reports to CVC: Supreme Court (Second Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday directed the CBI and other agencies probing the various facets of the 2G scam to make available their reports to the ... Read more...

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Four jailed for killing lesbian in South Africa


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Feb 2 (IANS) A South African court has sentenced four men to 18 years in imprisonment after finding them guilty of stabbing and stoning a lesbian girl to ... Read more...

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Wave Tech Community College put on lockdown due to a gunman on the prowl


January 24th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Raleigh, Jan 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Wake Technical Community College officials have put the college on a lockdown after they received reports that there was a gunman on the prowl on the campus. ... Read more...

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Death penalty sought for Mubarak


January 6th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Accusing Hosni Mubarak of ordering the killing of anti-regime demonstrators, a prosecutor in the former Egyptian president's trial has demanded death sentence for the leader who ... Read more...

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Maharashtra seeks corporate help to tackle malnutrition


December 30th, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) For the first time, the Maharashtra government has solicited the help of corporate houses, students and voluntary organizations to help tackle the serious problems of malnutrition ... Read more...

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Quite beyond science to explain Turin Shroud: Vatican daily


December 30th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) The Vatican's official newspaper, L'Osservatore Romano, has strongly endorsed research that suggests the Turin Shroud could be the actual burial cloth of Christ.Experts from the National ... Read more...

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‘With Love, Delhi’: Juvenilia at its best (IANS Movie Review)


December 17th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "With Love, Delhi"; Actors: Ashish Lal, Pariva Pranati, Tom Alter, Kiran Kumar;Director: Nikhil Singh; Rating: *Mithun Chakravarty's film "Gunda" is a cult classic among IITians because it is so full ... Read more...

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Gilani asks NATO to answer ‘disturbing questions’


December 13th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 13 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Tuesday asked NATO to answer the "disturbing questions" about last month's air strikes on two Pakistani army border posts ... Read more...

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US denies blocking climate deal in Durban


December 8th, 2011 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Durban, Dec 8 (IANS) The United States Thursday denied blocking a global deal at the UN climate change talks here, saying it supports the European Union (EU) proposal for a ... Read more...

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