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West wants Kardashian to emulate Middleton


September 21st, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Singer Kanye West reportedly wants his socialite girlfriend Kim Kardashian to be as sober in look and behaviour as Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton.West, 35, ... Read more...

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Anti-Taliban leader, family killed in Afghan blast


September 21st, 2012 - 4:23 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 21 (IANS) An anti-Taliban tribal elder and four of his family members were killed in a blast in Afghanistan's southern province of Uruzgan, Xinhua reported.Hajji Qader, two children ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

South Korea’s IT exports grow


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Sep 11 (IANS) South Korean exports of information technology (IT) products grew for the first time in six months due to solid demand for display panels and system chips, ... Read more...

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US hands over key prison to Afghanistan


September 10th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Sep 10 (IANS) US forces in Afghanistan Monday handed over full control of a key US-run prison - the Bagram Detention Centre - to the Afghan defence ministry, ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

I completely deserve what I’m paid: Ileana D’Cruz


September 7th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Ileana D' Cruz, who makes her Hindi film debut with "Barfi!", is considered the highest paid actress in the southern film industry and says she ... Read more...

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Kardashian finds ‘perfect match’ in West


September 7th, 2012 - 7:18 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 7 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian feels she has found her "perfect match" in singer Kanye West.She says she would love to have babies once ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Woman stalks hospital chief over hubby’s death, jailed


September 6th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) An elderly widow in Britain has been jailed for stalking a hospital chief executive for six months over her husband's death.Margaret Harvey, 74, blamed National Health ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

‘Lifetime plans should be offered till telecom permit allows’


September 5th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Lifetime mobile tariff plans offered by telecom operators are valid as long as the operator is permitted to provide such service under the licence, Minister ... Read more...

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Tractor sales to pick up from October: Escorts


September 5th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 5 (IANS) Tractor sales, which have been flat for about six months due to a delayed monsoon, are expected to pick up from October following recent rains, agri-machinery ... Read more...

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Chandy writes to Jayalalithaa on smuggling of tobacco products


September 5th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 5 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has sought help from his counterpart in Tamil Nadu, J. Jayalalithaa to see that smuggling of tobacco products from either state ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mining baron Reddy completes a year behind bars Sep 5


September 4th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 4 (IANS) Gali Janardhana Reddy, a struggling businessman who became a billionaire in less than a decade and dictated terms to BJP in Karnataka, completes a year ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

John Mayer can’t sing for six months


September 4th, 2012 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) John Mayer has been advised not to sing again for six months after undergoing throat surgery.The 34-year-old underwent an operation to remove a granuloma from ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Huntington-Whiteley’s protective boyfriend


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:06 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Actress Rosie Huntington-Whiteley says that she was sent a "romantic" present of protective padding by her boyfriend Jason Statham when she insisted on doing her own ... Read more...

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IGNOU opens admissions for biodiversity programme


September 2nd, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University Sunday invited applications for admission to its online programme in biodiversity."IGNOU's chair for sustainable development (CSD) invites applications for ... Read more...

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No mixed doubles without Jwala, says Diju


September 1st, 2012 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Badminton doubles specialist Valiyaveetil Diju expressed surprise over reports that his mixed event partner Jwala Gutta is taking a sabbatical from the game, and said ... Read more...

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Jwala takes a sabbatical, Ashwini looks for a partner


August 31st, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) India's famed badminton doubles exponent Jwala Gutta has decided to go on a sabbatical, telling her partner Ashwini Ponnappa to look out for a partner.... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

London Metropolitan University’s Visa License Revoked


August 30th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
The London Metropolitan University has just had its visa to recruit and teach overseas students revoked. Over 2,000 students might soon be deported from London. The university is no longer allowed to ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Phase one of resident count in three years: Gogoi


August 30th, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 30 (IANS) The Assam government has initiated the process of updating the National Register of Citizens (NRC). The first phase of the project will be completed within the ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Mamata’s bid to create dent in Congress bastion


August 29th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) In a bid to dent Congress bastions in the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday held a rally at Baharampur of Murshidabad district ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Harbhajan deserves to play for India in all formats: Ganguly


August 28th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly feels that off-spinner Harbhajan Singh has been kept away from the national team for too long and he ... Read more...

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Marriages can be ended before cooling period: Apex court


August 25th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
"We are of the opinion that in appropriate cases invocation of such power would not be unjustified and may even prove to be necessary," said the apex court bench of Justice ... Read more...

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Lennard still admires Cowell


August 24th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 24 (IANS) Model Jasmine Lennard says she still admires a lot her ex-boyfriend, TV personality Simon Cowell and admits they still care for each other.The two had an ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

French tourists found guilty in Sri Lanka over Buddha photos


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Colombo, Aug 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was an astonishing moment for three French tourists when they were declared guilty for insulting the Buddhism religion. This was regarded as a form of injustice ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Avril Lavigne engaged


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 22 (IANS) Singer Avril Lavigne is engaged to Nickelback frontman Chad Kroeger, reveals her representative.The couple maintained a low profile while dating each other. And now, after ... Read more...

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Golf: Sharmila ahead by two strokes


August 22nd, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 22 (IANS) Sharmila Nicollet shot a one-under 71 Wednesday in her first tournament in India in more than six months and the only sub-par card of the day ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

UP to withdraw cases slapped against farmers


August 22nd, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 21 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government will be withdrawing cases slapped on farmers during the Mayawati regime, announced Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday after meeting a delegation of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Somali Olympic sprinter dies at sea


August 21st, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mogadishu, Aug 21 (IANS) A Somali sprinter, who was member of the Olympic team at the 2008 Beijing Games, died during an attempt to reach the Italian shores on a ... Read more...

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Halliwell’s emotional Olympic performance


August 21st, 2012 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 21 (IANS) Singer Geri Halliwell's performance during the London Olympics closing ceremony was sweet and sad for her.The 40-year-old's late father's birth anniversary fell on the same ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Contostavlos won’t mind dating a commoner


August 19th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 19 (IANS) Singer Tulisa Contostavlos says she does not mind dating a regular guy irrespective of his job."If I find someone who's a good guy that I get ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

British Airways steward jailed for hoax bomb threat


August 18th, 2012 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 18 (IANS) A British Airways steward who wrote a bomb threat on a plane's toilet door so that he could "save the day", become a hero and get ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Spanish trade deficit drops


August 17th, 2012 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Aug 17 (IANS) Spain's trade deficit fell 22.5 percent in the first six months of 2012, reaching 18.64 billion euros ($22.92 billion), authorities said.Exports increased by 3.4 percent annually ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

25 killed in Pakistan bus attack (Lead)


August 16th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 16 (IANS) At least 25 people were killed and 10 injured in Pakistan Thursday after unidentified gunmen attacked a passenger bus in the Gilgit-Baltistan region, reported RIA Novosti ... Read more...

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Could have won gold from other draw: Yogeshwar Dutt


August 15th, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) India's Olympic bronze medallist wrestler Yogeshwar Dutt said Wednesday that he could have won the gold had he been placed in the other half of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Mexico’s tourism activity grows


August 15th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Aug 15 (IANS/EFE) Mexico's tourism activity grew 3.9 percent in the first quarter of this year, compared to the same period in 2011, thanks to strong demand for ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Hippo kills man in Burundi


August 13th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Bujumbura (Burundi), Aug 13 (IANS) A hippopotamus killed a fisherman in Lake Rweru in central Africa's Burundi, Xinhua reported.The incident took place in the lake in Busoni, in Burundi's northern ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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