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Kim Jong Un appointed North Korea’s top military commander

January 1st, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Pyongyang, Jan 1 (IANS) Kim Jong-un, the youngest son of late North Korean leader Kim Jong-il, has been appointed the country's top military commander, the ruling Workers' Party of Korea ... Read more...

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Big B seeks late parents’ blessings for ‘ninth’ Bachchan

November 17th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is in seventh heaven after becoming a grandfather all over again and has sought the blessings of his late parents - ... Read more...

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Ex-PM Devegowda condoles Arjun Singh’s demise

March 5th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar. 5 (ANI): Former Prime Minister H.D. Devegowda on Saturday condoled the death of senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Arjun Singh.In a statement, Devegowda said: "I am deeply ... Read more...

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Beni Prasad Verma condoles passing away of Arjun Singh

March 4th, 2011 - 10:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 4(ANI): Union Minister of State for Steel (Independent Charge) Beni Prasad Verma has condoled the death of veteran leader and former Union Human Resource Development Minister Arjun Singh, who ... Read more...

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Prince Charles honours Britain’s Gurkha soldiers

January 29th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Britain's Prince Charles has paid tributes to the Gurkha soldiers killed or injured in the Afghanistan war, saying their contribution has made the war-torn country a better place.Charles ... Read more...

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Assamese photographer launches book on different roles of women

December 25th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.25 (ANI): Moshumee Katkootia Jha, an actress turned photographer, recently launched her maiden book " 'Ananya' - her journey through life" in which she has documented different roles a women ... Read more...

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India-origin taxi driver’s death in Auckland an “unimaginable and unfathomable event”

February 4th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Feb 4(ANI): Relatives of slain India-origin taxi driver Hiren Mohini have said that his death was an "unimaginable and unfathomable event" and described his killer as "barbaric".The 39-year-old father of two ... Read more...

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Malaysian ‘whip-for-drinking-beer’ model plans to write autobiography

January 17th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan. 17 (ANI): Former Malaysian model Kartika Sari Dewi Shukarno, who is to be whipped in public for drinking beer, is planning to write a book about her trials and ... Read more...

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President condoles earthquake-hit Haitians

January 16th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Saturday condoled the families of those who perished in Tuesday's devastating 7.0 force earthquake in the island nation of Haiti. In a message to ... Read more...

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President Patil expresses grief over Haiti devastation

January 16th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 16 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Saturday expressed her condolences to the Government and people of Haiti following the massive earthquake that hit the island nation earlier this ... Read more...

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Akram seeks prayers for bringing up children the way late wife would have wanted

October 27th, 2009 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 27(ANI): Former Pakistan captain Wasim Akram has asked his relatives, fans and family friends to pray for him to be able to bring up his children, the way his late ... Read more...

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“I told the truth”, says Dr. Conrad Murray, MJ’s doctor in a video

August 19th, 2009 - 6:38 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 19 (IBNS) Late King of Pop Michael Jackson’s doctor Conrad Murray, who is under investigation in the death of singer, said in a video posted online that he has "faith ... Read more...

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MJ’s personal doc’s YouTube posting: “truth will prevail”

August 19th, 2009 - 12:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 19 (ANI): In the first public appearance since Michael Jackson's death, his physician Dr Conrad Murray has posted his video on YouTube.It is the first time that Dr ... Read more...

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Diaz credits parents’ 39-year marriage for Hollywood success

July 16th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): Hollywood actress Cameron Diaz credits her parents' 39-year marriage for her success in Hollywood.The 36-year-old star, who lost her father to pneumonia last year, still believes that ... Read more...

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Cameron Diaz honoured with Hollywood Walk of Fame star

June 25th, 2009 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 25 (IANS) Actress Cameron Diaz has been honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Honoured for her work in a wide range of films, the movie ... Read more...

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Punjab handicapped man is fourth in civil services

May 5th, 2009 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, May 4 (IANS) Hit by polio when just two, Varinder Kumar Sharma did not let his disability come in the way of his determination to reach for the skies. ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi says Indias 1 billion people will stonewall terrorists nefarious designs

November 27th, 2008 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.27 (ANI): The Congress President Sonia Gandhi has described the Mumbai terrorist attacks as an act of cowardice, which deserves the strongest possible condemnation. The dastardly terrorist attack in ... Read more...

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Anderson flies to Middle East for charity gala

May 29th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by admin
London, May 29 (IANS) Former "Baywatch" actress Pamela Anderson has flown to the Middle East to host a fundraiser. Anderson was personally invited to host Make-A-Wish Foundation event in the UAE by ... Read more...

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Director Rohit Jugraj moves on to child abuse drama

April 27th, 2008 - 9:33 am ICT by admin
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, April 27 (IANS) After "Superstar", which was received well by the more discerning section of movie-goers, director Rohit Jugraj has taken on the sensitive issue of child abuse. ... Read more...

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Dutts will welcome Sanjay with homemade food and a good bed

November 27th, 2007 - 7:29 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Nov 27 (ANI): Priya Dutt, the Congress MP and sister of film actor Sanjay Dutt, today said that no special preparations are being made for her brother's return from Pune's Yerwada ... Read more...

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