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England captain Strauss retires from professional cricket

August 29th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 29 (IANS) England Test captain Andrew Strauss Wednesday announced his retirement from professional cricket with immediate effect.The 35-year-old Middlesex opening batsman, who led England to two Ashes victories ... Read more...

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Kerala plans unique botanical garden

July 12th, 2012 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 12 (IANS) The Kerala State Biodiversity Board (KSBB) is working out a plan to set up a unique botanical garden to showcase the flora and fauna found abundantly ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Mohan Kapur to enter ‘Amrit Manthan’ as saviour

July 1st, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Bollywood and television actor Mohan Kapur is set to enter TV show "Amrit Manthan" as protagonist Nimrit's saviour. He will be seen as hotelier S.J. Oberoi ... Read more...

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Sheena Chohan excited about film on Tagore’s work

January 18th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Actress Sheena Chohan, who has bagged a role in two of Buddhadeb Dasgupta's short films -- "Mukti" and "Patralekha" based on noted Bengali poet Rabindranath ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Lil Wayne’s ex plans to open charity for teen moms

July 11th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 11 (IANS) Singer Lil Wayne's ex-fiance Nivea is launching her own charity to provide support and guidance to troubled teen mothers.The R&B; singer, best known for her singles ... Read more...

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Deora offers to resign as minister (Lead)

July 5th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Corporate Affairs Minister Murli Deora said Tuesday that he had offered to resign "due to personal reasons" and devote his time to the Congress, ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Losing dad was the worst day of my life, says Simon Cowell

April 7th, 2011 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 7 (ANI): Simon Cowell has described the death of his father as the worst day of his life."I can't lie, [it was] the worst day of my life, [a] horrible, ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Cowell likes home-cooked food

April 7th, 2011 - 6:33 am ICT by IANS
London, April 7 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell says there is nothing better than home-cooked food prepared by his mother Julie."She comes up to me. And I drove down there ... Read more...

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IIT alumni keen to push Punjab growth

August 21st, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 21 (IANS) A group of former students of Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) has planned a conference of the alumni to contribute in the social and economic development of ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

From Gandhigiri To Chhatrapati Shivaji For Sanjay Dutt

June 30th, 2010 - 2:22 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt has acted in several films since his debut in 1981. All the characters had different shades right from a young, charming ... Read more...

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Kalmadi guarantees CoCom members of significant development

May 3rd, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 3 (ANI): The Chairman of the Commonwealth Games Organising Committee (CGOC), Suresh Kalmadi, on Monday assured the members of the Coordination Commission (CoCom) of the Commonwealth Games Federation ... Read more...

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Sarah Palin Aide Meghan Stapleton Resigns

February 25th, 2010 - 8:31 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 25, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Meghan Stapleton; aide to former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has resigned from her office. She has served as the senior adviser and spokeswoman for Sarah Palin ... Read more...

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Almost 100,000 passengers use Dubai Metro in one day

September 22nd, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 22 (IANS) A record 97,527 passengers used the Dubai Metro on the first day of Eid holidays Sunday, WAM news agency reported Tuesday citing statistics released by the Dubai Road ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Somnath expresses regret over pending women’s quota bill

February 26th, 2009 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Speaker Somnath Chatterjee Thursday expressed regret that the women's reservation bill could not be passed during his tenure as the presiding officer of the 14th Lok Sabha. ... Read more...

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War widows pay homage to war veterans, highlight their problems

December 17th, 2008 - 8:14 pm ICT by ANI
By Shubra Saini New Delhi, Dec.17 (ANI): Thousands of war widows from across the country paid homage to the war heroes during a ceremony held here on Wednesday to commemorate their supreme ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Manmohan calls Surjeet ‘a dear friend’

August 1st, 2008 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday mourned the death of Indian Communist leader Harkishan Singh Surjeet, calling him a "great Indian and above all a dear friend”. “I was ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pak PM holds farewell meet with Musharraf

November 15th, 2007 - 4:52 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Nov 15 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz held a farewell meeting with President General Pervez Musharraf at Aiwan-e-Sadr here on Thursday. Musharraf lauded the contribution of Aziz in fast tracking ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |