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JD-U workers protest black market in fertilizer


September 21st, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 21 (IANS) Hundreds of Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United activists Friday ransacked the party's state headquarters here protesting against rampant black market in fertilizers.Police said the slogan-shouting JD-U workers ... Read more...

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‘Free Pussy Riot’ murder suspect held


September 1st, 2012 - 6:52 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 1 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian police have arrested a man suspected of murdering two women whose bodies were found beneath a scrawled message, demanding the release of three ... Read more...

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Other countries now aping KBC’s innovative concepts: Amitabh


August 30th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says that even though the concept of "Kaun Banega Crorepati" (KBC) is inspired by the US game show "Who wants to be ... Read more...

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NAM summit opens in Tehran


August 30th, 2012 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 30 (IANS) The 16th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Summit opened in Tehran Thursday, with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei saying that Iran is "not after nuclear weapons". Khamenei said ... Read more...

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PM not allowed to speak; both houses adjourned till 2 p.m. (Second Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Both houses of parliament were adjourned till 2 p.m. Monday as the BJP refused to allow Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to make a statement ... Read more...

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Protests against Carlos Slim in New York


August 9th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 9 (IANS/EFE) A group of activists demonstrated here against Mexican magnate Carlos Slim, who is accused of using his dominant position in Mexico's telecommunications market to impose ... Read more...

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Ramdev’s close aide arrested


July 20th, 2012 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Haridwar, July 20 (IANS) Balkrishna, the close aide of yoga guru Ramdev, was arrested at their ashram here Friday but not before some tense moments.This followed a non-bailable warrant issued ... Read more...

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Harding gets angel wings — as new tattoo!


July 6th, 2012 - 7:24 am ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Singer Sarah Harding managed to grab eyeballs in Ibiza as she put her new tattoo -- a pair of angel wings on her back, on show.Wearing ... Read more...

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Mamata has fear psychosis, says opposition


June 29th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 29 (IANS) Opposition legislators Friday staged a noisy walkout from the West Bengal assembly, protesting against the exclusion of some questions from the day's business slated to ... Read more...

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Racist Zenit graffiti prompts UEFA warning


June 7th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 7 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A huge piece of racist graffiti that appeared bearing the name of Zenit St. Petersburg has damaged the Russian club's image, a spokesman for UEFA, ... Read more...

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‘All in one rhythm’ slogan for Brazil World Cup


May 30th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, May 30 (IANS) World football's governing body FIFA announced "All in one rhythm" will be the official slogan for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.FIFA Secretary General ... Read more...

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Mamata to felicitate IPL champs KKR


May 28th, 2012 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) Elated at the Kolkata Knight Riders' (KKR) maiden Indian Premier League (IPL) title, the West Bengal government will felicitate the victorious city franchise in a ... Read more...

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Mamata government rates itself, gives top marks: CPI


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 22 (IANS) Taking pot shots at West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government, veteran Communist Party of India (CPI) leader A.B. Bardhan Tuesday said it has on its own ... Read more...

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Raja granted bail, can’t visit DoT or Tamil Nadu (Fourth Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Former communications minister A. Raja, who has been in Delhi's Tihar jail for the last 15 months, was Tuesday granted bail in the 2G spectrum ... Read more...

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Raja gets bail, can’t visit DoT or Tamil Nadu (Third Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Former communications minister A. Raja, who has been in jail since February 2011, was Tuesday granted bail in the 2G spectrum allocation case but with ... Read more...

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Raja gets bail after 15 months in jail (Second Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Former communications minister A. Raja, who has been in jail since February last year, was Tuesday granted bail in the 2G spectrum allocation case.Raja, the ... Read more...

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After 15 months in jail, Raja gets bail (Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Former telecommunications minister A. Raja was Tuesday granted bail in the 2G spectrum allocation case. He is the last of the 14 individuals charged in ... Read more...

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Topless protest at Euro 2012 trophy display


May 13th, 2012 - 2:32 am ICT by IANS
Kiev, May 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A topless female protester attacked the trophy to be awarded at Euro 2012 and knocked it to the floor at an exhibition in the Ukrainian ... Read more...

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Lok Sabha adjourned till noon


May 2nd, 2012 - 1:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was adjourned till noon Wednesday following slogan shouting by some members to demand the carving out of a separate state of ... Read more...

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Mexican lawyers promote online divorces


April 26th, 2012 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, April 26 (IANS/EFE) A group of Mexican attorneys wants to convince people that divorces are not difficult to obtain, rolling out a prepaid card that simplifies the process ... Read more...

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Sudan president aims for South Sudan’s liberation


April 19th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Khartoum, April 19 (IANS) Sudan President Omar al-Bashir has said his main goal now is to "liberate" the people of South Sudan from its rulers following recent border clashes.President Bashir ... Read more...

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Lalu slams Nitish for ‘bowing’ before Raj Thackeray


April 16th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, April 16 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad Monday lashed out at Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for "bowing" before Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray ... Read more...

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Delhi Daredevils tie-up with Unicef to focus on girl child


April 5th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 5 (IANS) Endeavouring to focus attention on the Indian girl child, half of whom are married off below the age of 18, Indian Premier League (IPL) team ... Read more...

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Victoria bans David from buying car door


April 4th, 2012 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 4 (IANS) Victoria Beckham is banning husband David from buying the door of an iconic car used in the classic British show "Only Fools And Horses". ... Read more...

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Bengal institutes Krishi Ratna award for best farmers


March 23rd, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) The West Bengal government has instituted the Krishi Ratna award for the best farmer in a block, Finance Minister Amit Mitra announced in his budget ... Read more...

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Sofa King advert banned by UK Advt Standards Agency


March 1st, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Mar 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The UK Advertising Standards Agency has banned the “Sofa King” advert in the country. The ad watchdog ruled that the ad which uses the slogan, ... Read more...

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‘Betis’ in Madhya Pradhesh do not feel safe


February 23rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 23 (IANS) The heartland of India Madhya Pradesh is unsafe for women -- figures of rapes and deaths of women in the state during the last three years ... Read more...

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Promote mother tongue, AMU academics say


February 21st, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Aligarh, Feb 21 (IANS) It is vitally important to educate children in their mother tongue, experts said at a seminar where other speakers called on the government to promote Urdu.Aligarh ... Read more...

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Joke on child wear offends British parents


February 5th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) Many agitated parents in Britain have decided to boycott one of country's biggest retailers for selling a garment that jokes about child abduction.Costing about 10 pounds ... Read more...

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Rihanna’s Tupac tattoo causes a stir


January 26th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Rihanna is a big fan of the lifestyle of late rapper Tupac Shakur. The singer tweeted a picture of her new tattoo which has the words ... Read more...

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Russian jogging event mistaken for gay rally


January 24th, 2012 - 4:02 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 24 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A rally for a healthy lifestyle in Russia's European exclave of Kaliningrad was cut short by police who mistook it for a gay pride parade.Around ... Read more...

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Nothing extraordinary in Rajya Sabha proceedings: Somnath


December 30th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 30 (IANS) Stating that the government as well as the opposition were interested in scoring political points, former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee said Friday that there ... Read more...

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Kolkata police ‘humming’ Kolaveri to rein in errant bikers


December 27th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 27 (IANS) Smitten by the national rage "Kolaveri Di" sung by south Indian film star Dhanush, the Kolkata traffic police is literally humming 'Why this herogiri di?' these ... Read more...

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Unruly scenes force Lok Sabha adjournment


December 21st, 2011 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 21 (IANS) Unruly scenes Wednesday caused the Lok Sabha to be adjourned twice, first during the Question Hour and later at noon over the issues relating ... Read more...

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Mayawati seeks fifth term as birthday gift (Lead)


December 18th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Dec 18 (IANS) Going all out to woo the Muslim, Kshatriya and Vaishya communities, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Sunday made a fervent appeal to them to vote ... Read more...

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