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Shruti heads for Madonna’s live concert (Movie Snippets)


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) Actress Shruti Seth can't wait to see her lifelong dream come true as she gears up to watch singer Madonna live in concert in ... Read more...

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U.S. government sanctions three Syrian companies


August 10th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The U.S. government on Wednesday announced new sanctions against Syria by including the country's largest commercial bank and the country's biggest mobile phone company.The U.S. Treasury Department ... Read more...

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No pools, or Astro turf, Jharkhand players go to nationals


January 29th, 2011 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
By Nityanand Shukla Ranchi, Jan 29 (IANS) Swimmers mastering their butterfly strokes on dry ground, shooters taking aim without bullets, hockey teams never playing on Astro turf - with just a fortnight to ... Read more...

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China looking for common ground with US: President Hu


January 17th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Jan.17 (ANI): China will seek to find common ground with the United States in a bid to resolve existing bilateral disputes, said President Hu Jintao ahead of his visit to Washington ... Read more...

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Schoolbook describes Jesus as ‘wine-guzzling vagrant and precocious socialist’


December 14th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): A New Hampshire couple has pulled their son out of his local high school after the teen was assigned a book that refers to Jesus Christ as a ... Read more...

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US couple pull son out of school over assigned book defaming Jesus


December 8th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 8 (ANI): A New Hampshire couple has pulled their son out of his local high school after the teen was assigned a book that refers to Jesus Christ as a ... Read more...

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Ponting cranks up Ashes war, taunts England about not being the real Poms


August 24th, 2010 - 10:49 am ICT by ANI
London, Aug. 24 (ANI): Australian captain Ricky Ponting has cranked up the Ashes war by taunting England about not being the "real Poms".Taking aim at Irish-born batter Eoin Morgan and the rest ... Read more...

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New Hampshire Democrat criticized for publicly stating death wish for Palin


August 12th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 12 (ANI): A New Hampshire Democrat is under severe criticism for saying that former Governor Sarah Palin should have crashed with Senator Ted Stevens.Ted Stevens' died on Monday ... Read more...

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Elton John performs a defiant show in Tel Aviv


June 19th, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 19 (IANS) Singer Elton John played a defiant show in Tel Aviv, taking aim at artists who had pulled out of concerts in Israel in protest against the government's alleged ... Read more...

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Taliban take aim at Officials to undermine counter-insurgency


June 10th, 2010 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, June 10 (ANI): Government assassinations are nothing new as a Taliban tactic, but now the Taliban are taking aim at officials who are much more low-level, who often do not ... Read more...

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Kandahar residents live in fear of being targeted by Taliban


May 22nd, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by ANI
Kandahar (Afghanistan), May 22 (ANI): Residents of are living in a state of fear and anxiety, not knowing what a dominant Taliban is going to inflict on them next.According to the ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods’ mistresses caught in heated back-and-forth public fight


May 17th, 2010 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 17 (ANI): Defamed golfer Tiger Woods' alleged mistresses Rachel Uchitel and Joslyn James are caught in a heated back-and-forth public fight.Uchitel started the brawl on Friday when she ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods Spared At Oscars


March 8th, 2010 - 9:02 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Mar 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After all the jokes that have been cracked relentlessly at the expense of Tiger Woods, it seems that he is finally getting some relief. Reports suggest ... Read more...

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Commandos partially clear besieged Lahore police academy


March 30th, 2009 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, March 30 (DPA) Tactical units of the Pakistani security forces have cleared portions of a police academy where several assailants were holed up after killing at least 22 recruits and ... Read more...

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Portia De Rossi apologises for marrying DeGeneres in video spoof


March 24th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 24 (ANI): Aussie actress Portia De Rossi has issued an apology for marrying comedienne Ellen DeGeneres in a video spoof that is taking aim at supporters of the same-sex ... Read more...

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Republicans scrambling to save seats in Congress


November 3rd, 2008 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov.3 (ANI): Congressional Republicans have spent this past weekend scrambling to save their seats in both the House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate ahead of the final vote on ... Read more...

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$25 bn Afghan war cost to hit Canada’s economy


October 9th, 2008 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 9 (IANS) A Canadian think-tank has warned that the extension of the country's Afghan mission till 2011 will cost another 28 billion Canadian dollars (US$25 billion), squeezing the economy as ... Read more...

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