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Members of disbanded Team Anna quiet


August 6th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Members of Anna Hazare's team were Monday reluctant to talk to the media on the activist's sudden announcement in his blog of the disbandment ... Read more...

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Pranab all set for Rashtrapati Bhavan (Roundup)


June 16th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee appeared set to enter Rashtrapati Bhavan as the BJP remained undecided over the issue and even sections of the party-led National Democratic ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa deceiving Kudankulam people: Karunanidhi


March 20th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa had deceived the people of Kudankulam by announcing Rs.500 crore towards development of local infrastructure, DMK chief M. Karunanidhi ... Read more...

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Australia’s foreign minister quits


February 22nd, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Feb 22 (IANS) Australian Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd Wednesday made a sudden announcement to resign from his job.Rudd's decision comes amid leadership tensions within the Labor Party as ... Read more...

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Asamoah Gyan quits Ghana’s national team


February 19th, 2012 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Accra, Feb 19 (IANS) Ghana's football star Asamoah Gyan has retired from the national team, the Black Stars, the Ghana Football Association (GFA) confirmed in a statement issued here.The Al ... Read more...

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Pranab refuses comment on FDI decision


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday refused to react to West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's comment that the central government has decided to keep ... Read more...

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FDI decision suspended pending consensus: Mamata quotes Pranab (Second Lead)


December 3rd, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) In a sudden and dramatic twist, the central government has decided to keep on hold its decision to allow foreign equity in retail till a ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu not to allow FDI funded retail outlets


November 27th, 2011 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 27 (IANS) Announcing her government's decision not to allow retail outlets with FDI in her state, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Sunday asked the central government to ... Read more...

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George Clooney and Elisabetta Canalis split


June 23rd, 2011 - 1:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, June 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor George Clooney and Elisabetta Canalis have split. The news was confirmed in a joint statement that the couple released. The statement said that, "We are ... Read more...

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Government quizzed on starting telecom sector probe from 1999


March 29th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the government to file its reply on a plea seeking the court's direction to the CBI to investigate irregularities ... Read more...

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No babies yet: Jessica Simpson


November 25th, 2010 - 4:22 am ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Singer Jessica Simpson has trashed rumours that she made a sudden announcement of her engagement to footballer Eric Johnson because she is expecting her first baby."They are no ... Read more...

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Prince William’s wedding to be ‘the biggest TV event in history’


November 17th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 17 (ANI): One thing is for sure - the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton will be the biggest television event in history.The sudden announcement has ... Read more...

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North Korea’s Kim Jong-un Is The Next Dictator


October 9th, 2010 - 8:09 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 9, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): a senior North Korean official confirmed today that the youngest son of dictator Kim Jong-il is going to get his father’s chair. ... Read more...

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Squabble with PCB boss Butt behind Afridi’s retirement from tests


July 17th, 2010 - 12:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 17 (ANI): Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi's sudden announcement of retirement from Test cricket took all by surprise, and insiders say that the all rounder's abrupt decision came after he had ... Read more...

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CBS axes ‘Ghost Whisperer’ and ‘The New Adventures of Old Christine’


May 19th, 2010 - 11:00 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, May 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) CBS has surprised all, with its astonishing decision to axe many shows like ‘Ghost Whisperer’ and ‘The New Adventures of Old Christine’. Other shows that ... Read more...

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Washington’s nudge behind India-Pakistan talks, asks Advani


February 8th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani Monday asked aloud if the government's decision to start foreign secretary-level talks with Pakistan was the "upshot of a ... Read more...

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Sonia meets Congress’ Andhra MPs on Telangana issue (Lead)


December 10th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi Thursday assured party MPs from Andhra Pradesh, upset over the central leadership's sudden announcement to initiate process for a separate Telangana state, ... Read more...

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Fissures in Congress over Telangana issue, MPs to meet Sonia


December 10th, 2009 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Upset over the Congress central leadership's sudden announcement of steps to create a separate Telangana state, some Congress MPs from Andhra Pradesh are to meet party ... Read more...

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‘Flintoff was an inspiration’


July 15th, 2009 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 15 (IANS) The sudden announcement of Andrew Flintoff's decision to retire from Test cricket after the Ashes has shocked the English cricket fraternity. England captain Andrew Strauss was left ... Read more...

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Sonia Gandhi’s rally to hamper tourist flow to Shimla


May 1st, 2009 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 1 (IANS) Tourists coming to the Himachal Pradesh capital for a weekend break will find prime destinations out of bounds as Congress president Sonia Gandhi is scheduled to address ... Read more...

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Indian fans disappointed with IPL going out of India


March 22nd, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) Last summer, Sourav Dey, a software engineer working in Delhi took leave in April especially to be with his family and friends and be a part of ... Read more...

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Retirement not in Ferguson’s mind


February 11th, 2009 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) Manchester United coach Alex Ferguson might be 67 but made it clear that retirement is not in his mind until he turns 70. "I never even think about it ... Read more...

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Former players salute Kumble as a giant cricketer


November 2nd, 2008 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) Former players Sunday described Anil Kumble as a giant whose contribution to the game goes beyond his cricketing feats. The pride and dignity with which he played ... Read more...

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Japanese Prime Minister Fukuda to resign (Lead)


September 2nd, 2008 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Sep 1 (DPA) Japanese Prime Minister Yasuo Fukuda announced Monday night he was stepping down in the face of declining popular support for his government.Fukuda made the announcement at a news ... Read more...

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Dayanidhi Maran to abstain in July 22 vote (Lead)


July 14th, 2008 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) Former union IT minister and DMK MP Dayanidhi Maran announced Monday night that he would abstain during the crucial confidence vote in parliament on July 22. The bespectacled ... Read more...

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After ‘Jodhaa-Akbar’ I wanted to do something humorous: Ashutosh Gowariker(Interview)


May 23rd, 2008 - 1:19 pm ICT by admin
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, May 23 (IANS) "Lagaan", "Swades", "Jodhaa-Akbar"... After three intense films, Ashutosh Gowariker is ready to get into a light frothy romance that he says requires "no research". "What's ... Read more...

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