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A six-decade-old FIR pays homage to Gandhi


November 14th, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) It is a reminder of one of the saddest dates of Indian history -- Jan 30, 1948, when Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated. More than sixty ... Read more...

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X Factor: Top 32 Sing for Their Mentors, Part 2


October 17th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was the second installment of the X Factor at the judges homes. The thirty two remaining acts were split into four categories last week, namely girls, boys, ... Read more...

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Rajinikanth discharged from Singapore hospital


June 15th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 15 (IANS) Tamil superstar Rajinikanth was Wednesday discharged from the Mount Elizabeth Hospital in Singapore and will remain in that country for some more time.According to informed sources ... Read more...

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Jammu, the refugee city of India (Part-II)


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by ANI
Chunni claims that Jammu has more displaced persons than any other city in Asia. Whether they came in 1947, 1965 and 1971 or due to militancy in the Kashmir Valley from 1989 ... Read more...

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Defeat of ruling parties certain in all five state polls: Naidu


April 4th, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Apr 4 (ANI): Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader M Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said he was confident that all the ruling parties in the states of Assam, West Bengal, ... Read more...

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Obama extends “warmest greetings” to Pakistan on National Day


March 23rd, 2011 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 23(ANI): US President Barack Obama has extended his "warmest greetings" on the Pakistan Day to President Asif Ali Zardari and the countrymen."On the anniversary of your republic day this ... Read more...

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Krishna links security with enhancing economic development in UNSC


February 12th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 12 (ANI): External Affairs Minister S M Krishna has said that there is a link between enhancing economic development and the goals of international peace and security.Addressing a high-level ... Read more...

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Air Chief inaugurates traffic awareness exhibition by cartoonist Tendulkar


February 3rd, 2011 - 10:32 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 3 (ANI): The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal P. V. Naik inaugurated an exhibition of cartoons by eminent artist Mangesh Tendulkar aimed at creating traffic ... Read more...

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Ernest Borgnine To Receive Lifetime Achievement Award At The Screen Actors Guild Awards 2011


January 30th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Veteran actor Ernest Borgnine who has given enthralling performances over the years going on to win the hearts of the audience will be awarded with the ... Read more...

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Abba’s Agnetha hints at reunion


January 3rd, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Agnetha Faltskog has caused a massive rumor about the possibility of the of the ABBA girls band performing together again.The group has been disbanded for about 28 ... Read more...

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‘Filthy, expensive Goa no longer attracts German tourists’


December 4th, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 4 (IANS) Goa is no longer a favoured tourist destination for Germans because it is "expensive and dirty", the Indo-German Friendship Society Goa (IGFSG) said Saturday.Speaking to reporters here ... Read more...

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Pink Diamond Auction Breaks World Record


November 17th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A rare pink diamond was auctioned yesterday at Sotheby's sale in Geneva. It is a beautiful 24.78 carat rock, with hues of pink that sparkles with ... Read more...

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Cocoa genome discovery to ensure healthier, tastier chocolate!


November 15th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 15 (ANI): The public release of the genome of the cacao tree - which produces chocolate - will not only ensure that the chocolate industry is saved from collapse, but ... Read more...

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Aamir Khan to play Baiju Bawra?


October 25th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Almost sixty years after Bharat Bhushan played Baiju Bawra, Aamir Khan could soon reprise the role of the legendary gypsy singer in a new Bollywood film, a ... Read more...

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Ayodhya verdict should not be deferred, say many Hindu, Muslim groups


September 28th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.28 (ANI): Even as the Supreme Court Bench is considering a plea that parties in the Babri-Ram Janmabhoomi title suit should resolve the matter in an out of court settlement, ... Read more...

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Michael Jackson’s Parents To Split After 60 Years Of Marriage


August 19th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): "King of Pop' Michael Jackson's mother Katherine Jackson and his father Joseph Jackson are going to separate after 60 years of marriage, according to a report.The ... Read more...

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Porsche searches for oldest vehicle to celebrate 60th anniversary


August 14th, 2010 - 2:27 am ICT by BNO News
ATLANTA, GEORGIA (BNO NEWS) -- Porsche Cars North America on Friday announced that it will be launching a national search to find the oldest Porsche in order to celebrate its 60th anniversary.As ... Read more...

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Rare Primate Spotted In Sri Lanka


July 20th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Galle, Sri Lanka, July 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the world's oldest primates, earlier thought to have become extinct has been spotted in Sri Lanka. The Horton Plains slender loris, ... Read more...

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Martial arts display marks Sino-India diplomatic ties


July 12th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
Zhengzhou (Henan, China), July 12 (ANI): A group of Indian martial arts experts visited the Shaolin Temple in China to commemorate the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the two countries.Members of ... Read more...

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India knows there is trust, vision deficit with Pakistan: Nirupama Rao


June 14th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 14 (ANI): Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao has acknowledged that some observers have a view that there is a trust deficit between India and Pakistan, and added that the last ... Read more...

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102-year-old director Monoel de Oliveira back at the Cannes film festival


May 16th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cannes, May 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A 102 year old Portuguese film director screened "The Strange Case of Angelica", at the Cannes film festival on Thursday. The director, Monoel de Oliveira has thus ... Read more...

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Villagers ask for body of a victim killed in Kalinganagar police clash


May 14th, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by ANI
Jajpur (Orissa), May 14 (ANI): Villagers in the Kalinganagar area in Orissa's Jajpur District expressed their anger on Friday, asserting that they had not received the body of the villager killed in ... Read more...

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Legendary Jazz Singer Lena Horne Dies At 92


May 10th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar May 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Legendary jazz singer Lena Horne breathed her last on Sunday. The singer who is not only known for her sensuous voice but also for her beauty ... Read more...

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WWII Bombs Found In Lake Near George Clooney’s Home In Italy


April 30th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Rome, Italy, Apr 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Villa Orlandeo in Italy is now going to get a new name. Or rather, a new recognition. So far, it had been only known ... Read more...

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China’s undersea tunnel opens to traffic


April 26th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Xiamen (China), April 26 (IANS) China's first undersea tunnel connecting the southeastern Fujian province with Xiamen island was opened to traffic Monday. The Xiamen island is one of the special economic zones launched ... Read more...

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India, China still have ample scope to enhance ties, says Krishna


April 6th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
By Lokendra SinghBeijing, Apr. 6 (ANI): Visiting External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna on Tuesday said there is still ample scope for enhancing Sino-India engagement, despite current unprecedented levels on various fronts.Addressing ... Read more...

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Woman gets lifer for killing newborn daughter


March 13th, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) Terming female infanticide as "a sin against god", the Delhi High Court Friday upheld the life sentence handed down to a woman for killing her newborn daughter. "No ... Read more...

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India offers its expertise for UN peacekeeping


February 24th, 2010 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Feb 24 (IANS) India has offered its experience and expertise to the United Nations for its peacekeeping and peace-building efforts saying it stands ready to do more for international peace ... Read more...

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Mahatma Gandhi’s ashes immersed in Indian Ocean


January 30th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by ANI
Durban (South Africa), Jan 30 (ANI): Over sixty years of his assassination, the ashes of Mahatma Gandhi were immersed in the Indian Ocean by his family in the early hours of Saturday.Members ... Read more...

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Obama extends warmest wishes on India’s Republic Day


January 26th, 2010 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan.26 (ANI): US President Barack Obama has sent his and the American people's warmest wishes to India on the occasion of the country's 61st Republic Day.In statement released on his ... Read more...

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Obama hails ‘great, growing partnership’ with India


January 26th, 2010 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 26 (IANS) President Barack Obama has greeted the people of India on the country's 60th Republic Day hailing "the great and growing partnership" between the two nations and the ... Read more...

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Chavan’s reply sought by Feb 1 in ‘paid news’ case


January 22nd, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan has been asked to file his reply in the "paid news" case by Feb 1, a senior poll panel official said ... Read more...

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Paid news very disturbing trend, says election commissioner


January 20th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Concerned over the phenomenon of "paid news" at the time of voting, Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi said Wednesday that the poll panel was in touch with media ... Read more...

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Israel developing robot army to meet battlefield needs


January 12th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 12 (ANI): To meet their battlefield needs without putting soldiers at risk, Israel is developing an army of robotic fighting machines that offers a window onto the potential future of ... Read more...

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Las Vegas Shooting: Attacker Killed By Police


January 5th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The reduction of social security cover has offended many elderly citizens, who have attained the age of sixty years. There have been huge discontent regarding the ... Read more...

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