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Spending crores on promotion doesn’t guarantee success: Panda


August 31st, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) "I Am Kalam" director Nila Madhab Panda, whose second film "Jalpari: The Desert Mermaid" has released Friday withou too much of publicity, says splurging money ... Read more...

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Isinbayeva eyes gold in 2016 Olympics


August 18th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 18 (IANS) Russian pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva intends to take part in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics and is confident of winning the gold, her coach said ... Read more...

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Mukherjee greets Zardari on Pakistan’s Independence Day


August 14th, 2012 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday greeted the people and the government of Pakistan on their Independence Day and said the progress in their bilateral dialogue ... Read more...

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China, Bhutan ready to forge diplomatic ties


June 22nd, 2012 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 22 (IANS) Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and Bhutanese Prime Minister Jigmi Y. Thinley have expressed willingness to establish formal diplomatic ties between their countries.The two leaders met in ... Read more...

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Communal riot add to Mulayam-Akhilesh’s headache


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 2 (IANS) Already faced with failing law and order in many parts of Uttar Pradesh, Mathura's communal riot has added to the growing headaches for the two-month-old ... Read more...

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India, Japan to resume n-deal talks, launch maritime dialogue (Lead)


April 30th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Ending the post-Fukushima lull, India and Japan Monday decided to resume their civil nuclear deal negotiations and initiated key steps, including the launch of two ... Read more...

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India and Japan to resume n-deal talks


April 30th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Ending the post-Fukushima lull, India and Japan Monday decided to resume negotiations on their civil nuclear deal and launched two separate dialogues in the domains ... Read more...

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Packaged food industry to touch $30 bn by 2015


April 29th, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The packaged food industry in India is likely to double by 2015 to touch $30 billion from the current $15 billion owing to the rise ... Read more...

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Anna fast: Urge to serve powered volunteers


August 28th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Abhinav Rai had a high flying job with a five star hotel in Rajasthan. However, a strong desire to give something back to society ... Read more...

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Youngsters across India crazy for brands: Assocham


July 24th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) When it comes to branded apparel, youngsters across India do not think twice before buying them. Most of them spend extravagantly -- between Rs.2,500 to ... Read more...

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Africa key to solution of global problems: PM


May 29th, 2011 - 12:34 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, May 28 (IANS) Returning from a six-day visit to Ethiopia and Tanzania, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday underlined that Africa held the key ... Read more...

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India, Thailand likely to sign free trade agreement during Thai PM’s visit


April 4th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 4 (ANI): India and Thailand are expected to sign a free trade agreement in goods, services and investments during the two-day state visit of Thai Prime Minister Abhisit ... Read more...

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Ahead of May summit, India steps up Africa diplomacy


February 18th, 2011 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Ahead of the second India-Africa Forum Summit, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna Thursday met his counterparts from over half a dozen African countries and underlined New Delhi's ... Read more...

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Confessions of a publisher who never visits Jaipur lit fest (Comment)


January 26th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Shobit Arya If you think the headline of this article is an oxymoron or that I am a soiled-kurta-clad, beedi-smoking glum publisher in his 60s who hardly ventures out of his dark ... Read more...

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Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy Compose World Cup Theme Song ‘De Ghumaa Ke’ In Three Languages


January 3rd, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bollywood music composers’ trio Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy has composed the official theme song of World Cup 2011. They have composed the three versions of the song titled ‘De Ghumaa Ke’ in the ... Read more...

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Rare Ray Charles and Johnny Cash duet ‘Why Me, Lord?’ found


October 30th, 2010 - 12:38 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A duet between Ray Charles and Johnny Cash has been found for the first time. It was thought that the recording had been lost but it ... Read more...

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‘Simples’, ‘tweetheart’ and ‘fauxmance’ - new additions to dictionary!


October 27th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 27 (ANI): It has been a while since the English dictionary was updated but now a string of new words have made their way to the latest Collins English ... Read more...

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Scientists identify faulty gene behind migraine


September 27th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) The discovery of a faulty gene behind migraine - an extremely painful condition - offers a ray of hope to millions of sufferers. The finding potentially opens the way ... Read more...

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Most iPad owners are ‘over-achieving selfish elites’


July 28th, 2010 - 4:51 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 28 (ANI): Dubbing iPad owners as "over-achieving selfish elites," a new survey has revealed that those who have Apple's "magical device", are six times more likely to be wealthy, highly ... Read more...

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Lashkar-e-Taiba has become global threat: Mullen


July 25th, 2010 - 8:03 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) The Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) has become "a very dangerous organisation and a significant regional and global threat", Admiral Mike Mullen, the chairman of US Joint Chiefs of Staff, ... Read more...

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Analysis and outcome of Toronto G-20 summit


July 1st, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 1 (ANI): The G-20 Summit held in Toronto June 27 and 28 was heavy on promises and lean on concrete action items, notes the Task Force on Financial Integrity and ... Read more...

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Some males react to competition like chimps


June 29th, 2010 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 29 (IANS) Prior to competition, an average man experiences hormonal changes similar to a passive bonobo, a dwarf chimp species, and a "status-striving" man undergoes changes similar to a chimpanzee, ... Read more...

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Actress Katherine Heigl Desires Another Baby


June 3rd, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
June 3, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): American actress, Katherine Heigl, is widely recognized for her character of Dr. Izzie Stevens on the popular Grey's Anatomy.She has been in ... Read more...

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LeT admits giving 3-month terror training to failed Times Square bomber in PoK: Report


May 19th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, May 19 (ANI): In the latest and sensational twist to the botched Times Square bombing plot, a Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander has claimed that Faisal Shahzad, the confessed bomb plotter of Pakistani ... Read more...

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McCullum keen to don off gloves and play as top order bat for Kiwis


May 17th, 2010 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, May 17 (ANI): Wicketkeeper Brendon McCullum has reaffirmed his commitment to the New Zealand cricket team, even as talks continue to settle on his future playing role.Comfortably his country's best wicketkeeper, ... Read more...

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Delhi University apologises for radioactive leak


April 29th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Delhi University Vice Chancellor Deepak Pental Thursday accepted "moral responsibility" for the radioactive accident that killed one man and injured seven in a scrap market here. The ... Read more...

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Chinese doctors dismiss HIV-like mystery disease as prostitute guilt


February 10th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Feb. 10 (ANI): A mystery illness with HIV-like symptoms has been reported by hundreds of Chinese, but doctors believe it is just "HIV phobia" caused by guilt from having sex with ... Read more...

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Celina Jaitley impresses Baz!


February 8th, 2010 - 5:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Feb 8, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Celina Jaitley recently met acclaimed Hollywood Director Baz Luhrmann and renowned artist Vincent Fantauzzo on their trip to India.The sexy actress met Baz and ... Read more...

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Afridi’s manager attributes ball-tampering to his strong desire to win


February 1st, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb. 1 (ANI): While Shahid Afridi, who is facing a two-match ban for ball tampering, has apologised for his action during a match against Australia on Sunday, his manager has insisted ... Read more...

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Princess Diana regretted marrying into a German family, reveals her lawyer


January 31st, 2010 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan. 31 (ANI): Princess Diana regretted marrying into a "German family", her divorce lawyer Anthony Julius has revealed.In his new book about anti-Semitism, Julius has revealed that Diana expressed ... Read more...

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UN Security Council votes to extend UN Mission in Nepal


January 22nd, 2010 - 4:10 am ICT by BNO News
UNITED NATIONS (BNO NEWS) – The United Nations Security Council on Thursday voted today to extend the United Nations political mission in Nepal (UNMIN) amid rising tension in the country.In a resolution ... Read more...

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India, Japan to ease visa rules, to conclude CEPA by 2010 (Lead)


December 29th, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) India and Japan Tuesday decided to ease visa rules within a year to spur trade and tourism as two of Asia's biggest economies agreed to conclude ... Read more...

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Goa home minister warns of ’spectacular’ terror violence


December 17th, 2009 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaij, Dec 17 (IANS) Goa Home Minister Ravi Naik Thursday told the Goa legislative assembly that Pakistan-based terrorists groups could indulge in "spectacular violence" in Goa. "Available intelligence inputs indicate that a ... Read more...

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Enhancement of India, Russia trade ties


September 3rd, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Pankaj ChoudharyMoscow, Sep 3 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil has expressed a desire to enhance bilateral trade ties with Russia.While addressing a gathering of expatriate Indians and some prominent Russians ... Read more...

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Liev Schreiber ‘Giddy’ Over Dressing in Drag


August 26th, 2009 - 6:37 pm ICT by IBNS
By Abhiroop MukherjeeAug 26 (IBNS) In his new role as a cross-dresser, Liev Schreiber explores his feminine side by donning a dress and wearing heels."It was exhilaratingly humiliating. But I completely became ... Read more...

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