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Shakira confirms pregnancy


September 20th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) Ending weeks of speculation, Colombian singer Shakira confirmed Wednesday that she and Spanish soccer star Gerard Pique are expecting their first child and that she has ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray threatens to shut Hindi channels misquoting him


September 2nd, 2012 - 5:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Sunday took potshots at Hindi news channels and said that he would shut them all down if they ... Read more...

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Aamir meets PM, seeks scrapping of manual scavenging (Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and union minister Mukul Wasnik Monday assured actor-activist Aamir Khan that the government will work to eliminate manual scavenging from ... Read more...

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‘Draft bill against manual scavenging with stricter provisions in monsoon session’


July 16th, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Even as actor-activist Aamir Khan Monday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to raise the age-old issue of manual scavenging the government said it is ... Read more...

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Aamir meets PM, seeks scrapping of manual scavenging


July 16th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Actor-activist Aamir Khan Monday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and union minister Mukul Wasnik here and raised the issue of the plight of manual ... Read more...

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Aamir to meet PM on manual scavengers’ plight


July 15th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Aamir Khan will call on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi Monday to highlight the problems of manual scavengers engaged in cleaning ... Read more...

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I want to talk about Indian realities: Tim Sebastian


July 14th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) As India is staking big on its large youth population, award-winning British television journalist Tim Sebastian, founder of the "Doha Debates", says he wants to ... Read more...

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Puerto Rican musician Yomo Toro dies


July 3rd, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 3 (IANS/EFE) Iconic Puerto Rican guitarist Yomo Toro has died in a New York hospital of kidney failure, his family announced Monday. He was 78."Funeral arrangements and ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan readers suffer from island mindset, says author


June 16th, 2012 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Islands breed their own kind of somnolence. People would rather stand at their gates watching life pass by than read a book, says contemporary Sri ... Read more...

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Patients’ body backs Aamir for exposing ‘rot’ in healthcare


June 8th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) A patients' body called People for Better Treatment has rallied behind Bollywood star Aamir Khan for focusing on the "rot" in the Indian healthcare delivery ... Read more...

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Social issues fine, but no politics for Aamir Khan


May 7th, 2012 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 7 (IANS) Actor-producer Aamir Khan, who is taking up social issues in his first ever television programme "Satyamev Jayate", wants to stay away from politics."I don't have ... Read more...

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Punjab’s long-march would tantamount to treason: Gilani


May 2nd, 2012 - 7:36 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 2 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said no province can launch a long-march against the federal government because such an act will tantamount to ... Read more...

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Notice to government on smoking scenes in films (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday issued notice to the health and family welfare ministry on film director Mahesh Bhatt's plea seeking quashing of a notification ... Read more...

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Chavez says his progress is favourable


March 13th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, March 13 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez said his progress "is favourable" following his Feb 27 operation in Havana to remove a cancerous tumour and said he should return ... Read more...

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‘The Simpsons’ aired their 500th Episode


February 20th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The highly successful animated series The Simpsons reached a milestone on Sunday when the 500th episode was aired on FOX. The show has thus become the ... Read more...

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Electricity from India will ease power crisis: Pakistani PM


February 1st, 2012 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) A number of initiatives, including importing electricity from India, will help resolve Pakistan's energy crisis, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.He said the other ... Read more...

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Pakistan has 700,000 new tax-payers


February 1st, 2012 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Pakistan has 700,000 new tax-payers Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said, adding that the government was taking steps to improve the state of the ... Read more...

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New poll panel chief after consensus: Pakistani PM


February 1st, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 1 (IANS) Pakistan's new Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) would be appointed after all political parties arrive at a consensus on this, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has ... Read more...

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Schoolgirl chokes to death after imitating suicide scene


December 27th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 27 (IANS) In a freak accident, a class 5 girl student choked to death apparently trying to imitate a suicide scene shown in a television programme, police said ... Read more...

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Pakistan wants to import electricity from India


November 2nd, 2011 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 2 (IANS) Power-starved Pakistan is looking to import electricity from India, Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has said.Talks are on for import of 500 to 1,000 megawatt ... Read more...

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Kids show gets 5 Emmy nominations


October 19th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Oct 19 (IANS/EFE) The Puerto Rican children's show "Atencion Atencion" has been nominated by the Suncoast Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences for five ... Read more...

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World boxing chief awaits bribe evidence from BBC


October 7th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Baku (Azerbaijan), Oct 7 (IANS) The International Amateur Boxing Association (AIBA) is waiting for BBC to produce evidence for the alleged corruption in the World Series of Boxing (WSB).The statement ... Read more...

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Singer Jenni Rivera to have TV programme


September 30th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
zMiami, Sep 30 (IANS/EFE) Singer Jenni Rivera announced Thursday that starting Oct 19 she will have her own television programme in which she will combine discussion of social issues and ... Read more...

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Women talk to dogs more than their partner


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 23 (IANS) One in five women spend more time talking to their pets than their partners, a survey of 2,000 female dog owners in Britain has found.They also ... Read more...

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Amisha salutes Anna


August 23rd, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Bollywood starlet Amisha Patel has saluted activist Anna Hazare for his fight against corruption and hoped his efforts would yield the desired results."Whatever he is doing ... Read more...

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Moscow seeks investors for Disneyland park project


April 18th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS) Authorities in Russia's Moscow city have plans to build a Disneyland-like park for which they are searching for investors."We are constantly in talks with companies that ... Read more...

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Mafia ‘possess compromising Berlusconi photos’


February 8th, 2011 - 11:22 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): Mafia gangsters claim to possess compromising photos of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi at wild 'bunga bunga' sex parties, a leading Italian photographer has claimed.Fabrizio Corona, who is ... Read more...

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7.26pm on a Saturday is the happiest time of the week!


February 5th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 5 (ANI): The happiest time of the week is 7.26pm on a Saturday evening, according to a study.In the research, early Saturday evening emerged as the preferred time for millions ... Read more...

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Pupy 2: Keralan Animation Film Bags National Award!


January 12th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
January 12, 2011 (Sampurn Wire): Pupy 2, the Keralan animation film for children has won the prestigious Golden Beaver Award. The film was a favorite amongst all present at the National Science ... Read more...

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Bristol Palin gets death threats ahead of DWTS results


November 24th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 24 (ANI): Bristol Palin, one of the three finalists of 'Dancing With The Stars', has received death threats ahead of the final results show in the US on Tuesday.Palin ... Read more...

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Venezuela nationalises steelmaker


November 2nd, 2010 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Nov 2 (IANS/EFE) Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has announced the nationalisation of steelmaker Sidetur and of several real estate developers that failed to complete housing projects.Chavez broke the news Sunday during ... Read more...

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‘Abandoned’ Duchess of York to make TV show with Oprah Winfrey?


September 5th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 5 (ANI): Duchess of York is said to be planning to make a television programme with Oprah Winfrey on how she was 'abandoned' by her mother when she was ... Read more...

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Outrage over Brit-Asian senior council officer’s ‘Servants need a slap’ comment


September 4th, 2010 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 4 (ANI): The comments made by a British-Asian senior council officer, Rehana Mohamed, claiming that it is acceptable for employers to slap their servants, has outraged citizens who thought her ... Read more...

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Brazil comedians protest ban on imitating political hopefuls


August 24th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 24 (IANS/EFE) Dozens of Brazilian comedians protested here against a ruling preventing people from imitating or satirising politicians running for office in October's general elections. Under regulations in force ... Read more...

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Gay soldier discharged from New York paramilitary


July 24th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 24 (IANS) A soldier who made an open announcement that he was gay has been discharged from a paramilitary force in New York. The New York Army National Guard ... Read more...

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