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Nude David statue censored on Chinese TV

July 10th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 10 (IANS) A Chinese television news programme censored footage showing the statue of David, made by Italian artist Michelangelo, by covering the statue's genitals with a digital mosaic.The ... Read more...

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10 percent of news paid for: Nihal Singh

July 4th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) About 10 percent of news in the papers is paid for, estimates veteran journalist and author S. Nihal Singh, discounting the view that there is ... Read more...

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Allegations against force stereotypical: CRPF chief

July 2nd, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Monday dismissed allegations that its anti-Maoist operation had led to the killing of innocent villagers in Chattisgarh last week, ... Read more...

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IPS officer accused of sexual harassment dismissed

March 24th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 24 (IANS) Indian Police Service (IPS) officer P.S. Natarajan, suspended from service on charges of sexually exploiting a tribal woman, has been dismissed from service, a senior Jharkhand ... Read more...

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Italian footballer accused of attacking TV crew

December 22nd, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Genoa (Italy), Dec 22 (IANS/AKI) A television news crew from the northwestern Italian city of Genoa told police that AC Milan striker Antonio Cassano attacked them. A reporter and ... Read more...

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Mumbai airport gets tough with Kingfisher over pending dues

December 2nd, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Concerns grew over Kingfisher Airlines' ability to operate out of Mumbai airport which threatened to put the airline on a cash-and-carry basis -- or pay ... Read more...

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Prashant Bhushan sticks to stand on Kashmir plebiscite

October 13th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) A day after being attacked by right-wing extremist youths for supporting a plebiscite in Kashmir, team Anna member and lawyer Prashant Bhushan Thursday said his ... Read more...

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Fiction TV should reflect reality: Mexican producer

October 9th, 2011 - 11:30 am ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Oct 9 (IANS/EFE) Television should bear witness to current events with fiction series being a "mirror of reality and not a hole in which to hide from it", ... Read more...

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26/11 memories come to haunt survivor after fresh blasts

July 13th, 2011 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 13 (IANS) With three serial blasts shattering the peace of the metropolis Wednesday evening, memories of 26/11 came back to haunt survivors of that terror attack.Thirty-one-year-old Sourav Mishra, ... Read more...

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A woman in black robe saved me from Cairo rapists: Lara Logan

May 2nd, 2011 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 02 (ANI): CBS war correspondent Lara Logan, who was stripped naked by a mob of crazed men in Egypt's Tahrir Square, has revealed that she was rescued by a ... Read more...

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Godhra case: Ex-Gujarat police chief Sreekumar commends Bhatt’s affidavit against Modi

April 22nd, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Apr.22 (ANI): Former Gujarat Director General of Police R B Sreekumar on Thursday commended fellow police officer Sanjiv Bhatt for implicating Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the 2002 Godhra ... Read more...

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Irate villagers throw eggs, tomatoes on Jaipal Reddy

April 18th, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by ANI
Gangirala (Andhra Pradesh), Apr. 18 (ANI): Irate residents of Gangirala village in Andhra Pradesh's Chevella assembly constituency hurled eggs and tomatoes on Union Petroleum Minister S. Jaipal Reddy's vehicle on Sunday, ... Read more...

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ICC lifts ban, permits TV channels to cover WC final

April 1st, 2011 - 9:54 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 1 (ANI): Following immense pressure, the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday evening lifted the ban on television news channels from covering the World Cup final between India and Sri ... Read more...

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End row over ban on channels: Congress, BJP

April 1st, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) The Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday sought an early end to the controversy over the ban on Indian television news channels from ... Read more...

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Nepal TV station broadcasting night bulletin using ‘lantern’ to protest against power cuts

February 4th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Kathmandu, Feb 4 (ANI): A top television network of Nepal has reportedly been broadcasting its nightly news bulletin in semi-darkness using a lantern to highlight the effects of massive power cuts.Nepal is ... Read more...

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China TV news channel airs stolen scene from Top Gun!

January 29th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 29 (ANI): A news channel in China broadcast a training exercise by the People's Liberation Army Air Force with one plane firing a missile at another - but the ... Read more...

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Malaysian Sikh sets record for longest stint as TV news presenter

January 26th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Jan 26 (ANI): A Malaysian Sikh has set a new record as the 'longest serving television news presenter' after working 38-years with RTM.Harjit Singh Hullon, 57, who said that it ... Read more...

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Poland to reconstruct jet crash that killed president

January 23rd, 2011 - 11:53 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, Jan 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Poland plans to reconstruct the crash that killed then Polish president Lech Kaczynski, a top official said.A Tu-154 plane that crashed near Smolensk, in western Russia, in ... Read more...

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UAE’s Masdar named city of the future

January 10th, 2011 - 12:50 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 9 (IANS/WAM) Masdar, a planned city currently being built outside Abu Dhabi, has been termed the "city of the future" by one of Germany's largest television news networks. Designed ... Read more...

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Trinamool Congress plans own TV news channel

December 30th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 30 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress will launch its own television news channel to counter "the false propaganda" of West Bengal's ruling Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), party chief Mamata ... Read more...

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German man says he had sex with honeymoon murder accused

December 15th, 2010 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 15 (IANS) A 39-year-old German man, working as an escort, has said he had kinky sex with Indian-origin Briton Shrien Dewani, accused of murdering his newly-married wife in a carjacking ... Read more...

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Qatar used Al Jazeera to suit foreign policy, claims WikiLeaks expose

December 6th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec.6 (ANI): American diplomatic cables leaked by the whistle blowing web site WikiLeaks have claimed that Arabic television news channel al-Jazeera changed its coverage to suit Qatar's foreign policy.US embassy memos ... Read more...

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Middle East Al Jazeera viewers identify themselves more as Muslims than of country: Study

November 20th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Dubai, Nov 20 (ANI): The Middle East residents who are the main target audience of Arab television news networks like Al Jazeera are more likely to primarily identify themselves as Muslims rather ... Read more...

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Srinagar returns to a day’s normalcy

October 2nd, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 2 (IANS) Srinagar returned to normalcy for a day Saturday as authorities lifted curfew and the separatists asked people to resume routine activities.Shops and other businesses were open and public ... Read more...

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Tiger Woods’ ex-mistress Rachel Uchitel going back to school

September 28th, 2010 - 5:57 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Sept 28 (ANI): Golf-ace Tiger Woods' former mistress Rachel Uchitel is apparently set to go back to school and study for a master's degree.A close friend told RadarOnline that ... Read more...

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Fatigue sets in as curfew, shut downs continue in Kashmir

September 23rd, 2010 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 23 (IANS) No major incidents of violence occurred but curfew continued in all major towns of the Kashmir Valley Thursday with weary residents likening the situation to a "Tom and ... Read more...

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Edwin Newman Passes Away In England At 91

September 16th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oxford, Sep 16, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Noted NBC broadcaster Edwin Newman who became almost a part and parcel of the network and worked in it for more than two decades in ... Read more...

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TV Newsreader Goes Live With no Trousers!

September 15th, 2010 - 12:47 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Sep 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A television newsreader was caught with his pants down, literally, live on the air, as he presented the news to an unsuspecting audience with no trousers on ... Read more...

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More protests erupt in Kashmir, another youth killed (Lead)

September 13th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 13 (IANS) A young man was killed as security forces fired at a mob of protesters in north Kashmir Bandipora district Monday, taking to 71 the toll in the ... Read more...

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Calling Obama’s Democratic critics ‘crazy’ forces spokesman Gibbs to apologise

August 12th, 2010 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.12 (ANI): White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs was forced to apologise after losing his temper and calling US President Barack Obama's critics "crazy" and saying they needed to be ... Read more...

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Moderate Earthquake Felt In Colombian Capital

July 30th, 2010 - 7:28 pm ICT by GD
By Gian Gomez Bogota, Colombia, July 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bogota, the capital city of Colombia experienced a moderate earthquake on the 29th of July. According to reports from the city, the earthquake measured ... Read more...

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The Future Of TV News Could Be With No Anchors

July 27th, 2010 - 7:58 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 27, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Randy Michaels happens to be the chief executive of Tribune Company (Co.). The Tribune Co., originated in 1847, happens to be a massive American ... Read more...

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Dr Atlanta Is Growing Body Parts From Human Cells: Reports “60 Minutes”

July 26th, 2010 - 7:39 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 26, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Medical science has developed a new technology called ‘regenerative medicine’, which can grow new body parts. This might come as a spark of hope ... Read more...

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Srinagar newspapers suspend publication

July 10th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 10 (IANS) The editors of Srinagar-based vernacular and English newspapers Saturday announced the suspension of their publications to protest the alleged harassment by the Jammu and Kashmir administration. Newspaper editors, reporters ... Read more...

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Better-looking politicians get more media coverage

July 9th, 2010 - 4:16 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 9 (IANS) The better a politician looks, the higher the frequency of his or her television news coverage. So says a study in Israel that also found that physical appearance ... Read more...

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