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Don’t pay money to anyone misusing party’s name: Mamata


August 21st, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Sunday asked industrialists not to concede the demand for money being made by some people by misusing the name ... Read more...

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Parvin Dabas edits scenes hours before film release


August 19th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) It has been a harrowing week for Parvin Dabas who had to run from pillar-to-post to get a censor board clearance for his film "Sahi Dhandhe, ... Read more...

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No Kashmir, Pakistan in I-Day speech


August 15th, 2011 - 10:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) There was no mention of Kashmir and the northeast - the troubled regions of India - or Pakistan in Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's Independence ... Read more...

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Pakistan fast slipping into chaos: Imran


July 31st, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 31 (IANS) Pakistan, in the absence of "basic governance", was fast slipping into complete chaos, cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan has said.Imran, also the founder chairman of the Pakistan ... Read more...

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10 arrested near Tirumala temple


July 8th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) Police in Andhra Pradesh's temple town of Tirupati Friday arrested 10 youth on the suspicion that they were propagating their religion.In a joint operation by the ... Read more...

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Geelani under house arrest


June 10th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 10 (IANS) Senior hardline separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani was Friday placed under house arrest in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital, police said.Geelani has been restrained from ... Read more...

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Meghalaya governor wants no speeches after his, skips seminar


June 9th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 9 (IANS) Meghalaya Governor R.S. Mooshahary Thursday declined to inaugurate a national seminar sponsored by the union home ministry here as the organisers did not comply with his ... Read more...

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Ramdev banned from entering Delhi for 15 days


June 5th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev cannot enter Delhi for the next 15 days, police said Sunday."We have received orders from the government not to allow him ... Read more...

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James Middleton coached by man who helped British PM


May 15th, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) James Middleton, brother of newest British royal Catherine, delivered a "perfectly memorised" speech at the wedding after being coached by the man who trained Prime ... Read more...

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Assad can still abandon brutal repression of Syrian people: Hague


April 27th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 27(ANI): British Foreign Secretary William Hague believes it is "not too late" for Syrian President Bashar Assad to abandon brutal repression of his people.Hague said it was still possible that ... Read more...

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Islamist militants using mobiles as propaganda tool: Study


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 22 (ANI): Islamic militants have developed sophisticated ways to distribute packages of information through the use of smartphones, a study has revealed.They contained copies of videos, songs, speeches and ... Read more...

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Huffington Post sued by unpaid bloggers


April 13th, 2011 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 13 (IANS/EFE) The Huffington Post is being sued for $105 million on behalf of the roughly 9,000 bloggers who have contributed content to the website, which was ... Read more...

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Buddhadeb goes on the net to march with times


April 6th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) Communist apparatchiks, who were once disdainful of technology and called it a "capitalist passion" designed to rob the masses of labour-intensive jobs, are now embracing it ... Read more...

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Vulgar language upsets Bangladesh Speaker


March 21st, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 21 (IANS) Use of foul language in Bangladesh parliament by lawmakers has upset its speaker, who wonders if expunging them remains his sole task.Abdul Hamid Sunday decried the ... Read more...

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Fidel Castro garners 100,000 followers on Twitter


March 9th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 9 (ANI): Cuban political leader Fidel Castro has touched the 100,000 mark where his Twitter followers are concerned.The government says it is the first Cuban themed Twitter account to break ... Read more...

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Telangana million march on, ban orders in Hyderabad


March 7th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 7 (IANS) The Telangana Joint Action Committee (JAC) Monday declared that it would go ahead with its million march to Hyderabad March 10 to press the demand ... Read more...

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Tough time for media at World Cup opening ceremony


February 17th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 17 (IANS) The internet was irregular, the television sets in the media box did not work, and covering the Cricket World Cup opening ceremony turned a nightmarish experience ... Read more...

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Krishna’s UN faux pas has embarrassed India: BJP


February 12th, 2011 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday said the faux pas by External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna at the UN Security Council where he read out a ... Read more...

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Farah Khan on patch up spree!


January 13th, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Jan 13 (IANS) Choreographer-director Farah Khan seems to be on a patch up spree - first she hugs and make with Shah Rukh Khan, then buries the ... Read more...

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Reagan’s handwritten changes to ‘Evil Empire’ speech on display


January 6th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 6 (ANI): The National Archives in Washington DC has put Ronald Reagan's handwritten changes to his 'Evil Empire' speech on display for the first time.The exhibition was unveiled on Wednesday ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin Mocks First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” Campaign Over S’mores


December 21st, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former Governor of Alaska, Sarah Palin aimed and took a shot at America's First Lady Michelle Obama during her show "Sarah Palin's Alaska". The episode was ... Read more...

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No Telangana mention at plenary disappoints Andhra MP


December 20th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) A Congress MP from Andhra Pradesh, Madhu Goud Yaskhi, Monday expressed disappointment that formation of a separate Telangana state has not found any mention in the ... Read more...

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Firth fought physical battle while doing new movie


December 13th, 2010 - 6:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) Hollywood actor Colin Firth has revealed playing stammering monarch King George VI in "The King's Speech" made him so tense he suffered headaches and trapped nerves.The 50-year-old actor ... Read more...

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Colin Firth says stammering monarch role was a ‘physical battle’


December 12th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 12 (ANI): Colin Firth has revealed that playing the role of stammering monarch King George VI in 'The King's Speech' had put him in a 'semi-paralysis'.The 50-year-old said that his ... Read more...

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Court orders police to file FIR against Geelani, Roy


November 27th, 2010 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) A Delhi court Saturday ordered the police to register an FIR against Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Geelani, writer-activist Arundhati Roy and five others for making anti-India speeches ... Read more...

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British school marries off minors


November 26th, 2010 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 26 (IANS) A primary school in Britain married off a five-year-old girl and six-year-old boy to help them improve their vocabulary by writing about their first-hand experience.The bizarre marriage took ... Read more...

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Omar Bakri Mohammad convicted on terrorism charges


November 12th, 2010 - 10:03 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Beirut, Nov 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Omar Bakri Mohammad - the radical Muslim with a Lebanese and Syrian descent has been sentenced to life in prison in absentia by military court in Lebanon. ... Read more...

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‘Tees Maar Khan’ music to be launched on moving train


November 12th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Trust Farah Khan to always do things differently. Moving away from the usual glittering ceremonies, the filmmaker is set to launch the music of her forthcoming film ... Read more...

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Pak declares war on loudspeakers in bid to rein in hate speeches!


November 6th, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 6 (ANI): The National Assembly of Pakistan has passed "The West Pakistan Regulation and Control of Loudspeakers and Sound Amplifiers (Amendment) Bill, 2007", setting out a one-year imprisonment term for ... Read more...

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Court notice to police on Geelani, Arundhati speeches


November 3rd, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) A city court Wednesday issued notice to Delhi Police over a plea seeking registration of criminal cases against separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani and writer-activist Arundhati Roy ... Read more...

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Arnie may soon return to silver screen


October 27th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): Arnold Schwarzenegger could soon make a comeback to films.The Governor of California, 63, due to leave office next week, said he had recently met with Terminator director ... Read more...

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Act against Roy, Geelani, demands Kashmiri Pandit group


October 26th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) An organisation of displaced Kashmiri Pandits Tuesday demanded action against writer-activist Arundhati Roy and separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani for their remarks on Kashmir."We are warning the ... Read more...

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What I said is a call for justice, says Arundhati


October 26th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 26 (IANS) Noted writer Arundhati Roy Tuesday said her speeches supporting the call for azadi were what "millions" in Kashmir say every day and were "fundamentally a call for justice".Police ... Read more...

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Chidambaram says police to take actions against speeches by Geelani


October 22nd, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct.22 (ANI): Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram said on Friday that the Delhi police will take action in accordance to law over the speeches made by the Kashmiri separatist ... Read more...

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Troops in Mexico Burn 134 Tons of Marijuana


October 22nd, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Oct 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Troops in Mexico have recently burned the biggest marijuana haul in the country’s history, when they disposed of one hundred and thirty-four tons of pot on a make-shift ... Read more...

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