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Yuvraj made an incredible comeback: Ganguly


September 13th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 13 (IANS) Terming star Indian batsman Yuvraj Singh's comeback as incredible, former India captain Sourav Ganguly Thursday expressed satisfaction over the southpaw's performance in the recently concluded Twenty20 ... Read more...

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Denmark held to a goalless draw by Czechs


September 9th, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Sep 9 (IANS) The Danish national football team drew 0-0 with the Czech Republic in the first round of the qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014, at ... Read more...

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Jordan home to over 180,000 Syrian refugees


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:51 am ICT by IANS
Amman, Sep 3 (IANS) The total number of Syrians who have fled unrest in their country and arrived in Jordan since early 2011 has exceeded 180,000, according to Jordan's Foreign ... Read more...

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MNS threatens to disrupt shooting of ‘Sur-Kshetra’ (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) has warned TV channels Colors and Sahara to stop airing the programme "Sur-Kshetra" that features Pakistani vocalists or face "consequences"."We ... Read more...

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Chandhok qualifies seventh for Six Hours of Silverstone


August 26th, 2012 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Silverstone (England), Aug 26 (IANS) Indian driver Karun Chandhok and his JRM Racing enjoyed a solid qualifying session in preparation for the Six Hours of Silverstone in the World Endurance ... Read more...

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17 injured in Kolkata amusement park accident


August 21st, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) At least 17 people, mostly school children, were injured when the connecting rope of a "swirl ride" snapped in a amusement park at Salt Lake township ... Read more...

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Mamata for electoral reforms, cash-free polls


August 14th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, August 14 (IANS) Observing that corrupt practices were rampant in India's electoral process particularly in the northeast, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday called for electoral reforms."Today ... Read more...

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Youth Hockey Brawl gets violent in Lativa


August 13th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Latvia, Aug 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The world hockey invitational tournament, which is touted to be the largest tournament in the world, is often held in Chicago every year. However, the organizers of ... Read more...

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Saina would have won anyway: Gopichand


August 4th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Minutes after Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal was awarded the women's singles bronze medal play-off against Xin Wang of China Saturday, mentor and coach Pullela Gopichand said ... Read more...

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Many big heroes refused to work with me: Mumtaz (Interview Part 2)


July 31st, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) Yesteryears star Mumtaz started her career as a supporting actress and it was L.V. Prasad who elevated her to the rank of main lead. But ... Read more...

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Indian starlet Sherlyn Chopra to pose for Playboy


July 30th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Famous Bollywood starlet Sherlyn Chopra is set to make history by becoming the first woman from India to pose nude for Playboy. The actress who is ... Read more...

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Government trying to break Team Anna, says Hazare (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Activist Anna Hazare Friday again accused the government of trying to break the unity of Team Anna by holding secret talks with him.Talking to ... Read more...

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Team Anna has hidden agenda, says Narayanasamy


July 27th, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Minister of State in Prime Minister's Office V. Narayanasamy Friday lashed out at Team Anna, terming the fast at Jantar Mantar in the national ... Read more...

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Actors should forget health issues while shooting: Salman Khan


July 21st, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Bollywood star Salman Khan, who has been battling health issues and even underwent surgery for Trigeminal Neuralgia, a facial nerve disorder, says it is important ... Read more...

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Visva Bharati victim joins another school


July 18th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July (IANS) In spite of repeated requests by the Visva Bharati University to return to its Patha Bhavan school, the ten-year-old girl hosteller who was made to lick her ... Read more...

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Saif still perfect for love stories: Deepika


July 10th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) After working in movies like "Love Aaj Kal" and "Aarakshan", actress Deepika Padukone has once again teamed with Saif Ali Khan in "Cocktail". She ... Read more...

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‘I AM’ telecast on DD only after U-certificate; Onir upset


July 6th, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Onir is upset with the censor board for not giving his National Award-winning-film "I AM" a U-certificate, without which it cannot be telecast on ... Read more...

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Shot at, security guard catches robber


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) An alert security guard managed to catch a robber from a construction site in Delhi in spite of being shot by his associates Tuesday, police ... Read more...

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Pakistani PM briefed on economic situation


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabads, July 3 (IANS) The fiscal year 2011-12 ended with a growth of 3.7 percent, Finance Minister Abdul Hafeez Shaikh told Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf while briefing him on ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Eight Yeddyurappa loyalists quit Karnataka ministry (Second Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, June 29 (IANS) In fresh trouble for Karnataka's BJP government, eight ministers loyal to former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa quit the ministry Friday to pressure the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Armstrong again faces doping charges


June 14th, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 14 (IANS) Seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrong is facing new charges from the US Anti-Doping Agency (USADA).The American, who has switched to the triathlon after retiring ... Read more...

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BJP hails apex court decision on minority quota


June 11th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday welcomed the Supreme Court's refusal to stay Andhra Pradesh High Court's decision quashing the minority sub-quota.Talking to reporters ... Read more...

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Focus on IT industry’s issues: Microsoft urges Indian government


May 11th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 10 (IANS) In spite of its tremendous potential, India's information technology (IT) industry has been suffering due to several issues which the government needs to focus on, a ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

KKR vs Deccan Chargers match at Kolkata washed out


April 25th, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) The Indian Premier League match between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Deccan Chargers (DC) was called off without even a ball being bowled after a ... Read more...

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Man burns ex-wife, kid, father-in-law to death in Britain


April 21st, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
London, April 20 (IANS) A man in Britain killed his estranged wife, baby son and father-in-law by setting their house ablaze after being "encouraged and goaded" by his new girlfriend, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Anna Hazare supporters sent to jail


April 16th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, April 16 (IANS) A city court Monday sent to 14 days in jail four Anna Hazare supporters who wanted to install a statue of the anti-graft activist here ... Read more...

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Jai Gulabrai looks like an Indian, has the heart of a Ghanaian (With Image)


April 16th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, April 16 (IANS) He looks every inch an Indian. But that is all about 67-year-old Jai Gulabrai because he has adapted to all of Ghana's ways and is a ... Read more...

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SSTL’s quarterly net loss rises to Rs.1,197 crore


April 11th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Sistema Shyam Teleservices (SSTL), which operates under the MTS brand, Wednesday said its net loss increased to Rs.1,197 crore during the fourth quarter that ended ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bengal’s roses for Italy


April 8th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 8 (IANS) Italian lovers can now gift roses from West Bengal to their sweethearts, with the state government planning to tap the European nation's market for exporting the ... Read more...

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Delhi played better cricket: Gambhir


April 6th, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) After being comprehensively beaten in their opening Indian Premier League fixture, Kolkata Knight Riders' captain Gautam Gambhir Thursday praised Delhi Daredevils by saying they played ... Read more...

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Placebo can trick brain into taking it for real


March 27th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS) A placebo, resembling an actual anti-depressant, can "trick" the brain into responding in the same manner as its real counterpart. A new study by the University ... Read more...

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Exercise won’t help you if you are sedentary


March 26th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, March 26 (IANS) One way to achieve fitness is by exercising, but long sedentary periods can also be risky, healthwise, in spite of physical activity. When the muscles are ... Read more...

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Congress not interested in strong Lokpal: BJP


March 23rd, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday accused the Congress of not being serious about getting the Lokpal bill passed."We want the (Lokpal) bill to ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan daily criticises India’s UN vote


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, March 23 (IANS) India may have managed to extricate itself from a domestic political imbroglio at Sri Lanka's expense, but that has "plunged" the country "into an unholy ... Read more...

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Censors object to expletives in ‘Paan Singh Tomar’


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) The censors displayed unprecedented liberality by passing an inherently violent story like "Paan Singh Tomar" with a 'UA' certification, which allows it to be a suitable ... Read more...

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