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UN extends mission of 300 observers in Syria


July 21st, 2012 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, July 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The UN Security Council Friday extended by 30 days the mandates of 300 international observers in Syria, with the possibility of further extension.The resolution, ... Read more...

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Russia urges West to tone down anti-Syria stance


March 16th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Allegations by Western nations that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad regime was illegitimate are "unacceptable", a Russian minister said Friday.Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said the ... Read more...

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No more steamy scenes, mom tells Randeep


August 24th, 2011 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) After explicit love-making sequences in "Rang Rasiya" and "Sahib Bibi Aur Gangster", Randeep Hooda has acquired quite a reputation for the steamy stuff on screen. But ... Read more...

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Pak court indicts Raymond Davis for double murder


March 16th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Mar 16(ANI): US national Raymond Davis has finally been indicted by a Pakistani court in the double murder case.CIA contractor Davis was arrested by police after shooting dead 22-year-old Faizan ... Read more...

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Cornered Zardari asks US to respect Pak judiciary in Davis issue standoff


February 17th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 17(ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has asked the United States to respect his country's judiciary, which has put US official Raymond Davis on trial for shooting dead two Pakistani ... Read more...

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Kerry on ‘fire-fighting’ trip to Pak to “reaffirm partnership” amid Davis standoff


February 15th, 2011 - 4:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15(ANI): The Obama administration has dispatched Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman John F. Kerry to Pakistan to try to repair the deteriorating US-Pak relations in the wake of double-murder accused ... Read more...

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Star’s bizarre beauty secrets include loofah brush, Sellotape, ketchup


January 25th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 25 (ANI): The beauty secrets of some of the stars have been revealed and they include using a loofah brush to get glamorous hair, Sellotape to remove excess make-up and ... Read more...

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Raima Sen: Why is She Worried About Her Mother Watching Her Film Mirch?


December 10th, 2010 - 2:39 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
However, as per the reports, Raima Sen has become very conscious about her lovemaking scene in her latest film Mirch. In this Vinay Shukla directed film, Raima has an intimate lovemaking ... Read more...

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Pak rejects India’s request to tone down Wagah ceremony


November 7th, 2010 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 7 (ANI): Pakistan has rejected India's request to tone down the flag-lowering ceremony at the Wagah Border.According to a media handout, Director-General of Punjab Rangers Major-General Muhammad Yaqoob Ali Khan ... Read more...

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Sex toy exhibit at NZ kids’ show appalls parents


October 30th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Oct 30 (ANI): Display of sex toys in a parent and child show by an exhibitor invited strong criticism from fellow stallholders and many of the visitors.In wake of the comments ... Read more...

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‘India is Pakistan’s big brother when it comes to films’


September 18th, 2010 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 18 (IANS) India is Pakistan's big brother, as far as films are concerned, a Pakistani senator said here Saturday. Nilofer Bakhtiyar, chairman of the country's senate committee on tourism and ... Read more...

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Pak NGO condemns pastor’s Quran burning proposal, urges Obama to chip in


September 11th, 2010 - 1:25 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Sept 11 (ANI): A non-government organisation (NGO) has expressed deep concern over the proposal of burning the religious book of Muslims- the holy Quran- by radical Florida pastor Terry Jones, ... Read more...

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Amanda Knox Shares Dreams: She Wants to Adopt Kids & Be a Writer


August 31st, 2010 - 1:54 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Despite all of the controversy surrounding her name, despite being convicted of a murder she claims to have nothing to do with, despite being imprisoned in ... Read more...

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University Of Georgia Tops Princeton Review’s “Top Party Schools” List


August 17th, 2010 - 8:01 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The University of Georgia has topped, but on a chart from which most of the Universities would like to stay away from. The now infamous Princeton ... Read more...

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Himachal tribals tone down festival after Leh disaster


August 15th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Keylong (Himachal Pradesh), Aug 15 (IANS) Expressing solidarity with the victims of flash floods in Jammu and Kashmir's Leh town, tribals in Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul district have decided to celebrate their annual ... Read more...

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Pak ready to hold talks with Taliban: Zardari


August 7th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.7 (ANI) : Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari has said that he is ready to hold talks with the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) to put an end to the violence that ... Read more...

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Self-discipline helps kids cut down classroom problems


March 8th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 8 (IANS) Children who were taught skills to tone down anger and other emotions perked up their classroom behaviour, cutting down on disciplinary referrals and suspensions, says a study. The findings ... Read more...

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Kisses in ‘Fired’ will terrify audiences: Director (With Images)


January 12th, 2010 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
By Robin Bansal New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Sajit Warrier's directorial debut "Fired", a horror film, has run into trouble with the censor board for the gory and steamy kissing scenes. But he ... Read more...

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Censor trouble for Rahul Bose’s horror film promos


December 5th, 2009 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Promos of Bollywood actor Rahul Bose's upcoming horror film "Fired" have run into trouble with the censor board and have been deemed inappropriate to be aired on ... Read more...

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‘Ulemas won’t stop Muslims from singing Vande Mataram’


November 9th, 2009 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) In a bid to tone down the row over its fatwa against the singing of 'Vande Mataram', clerics from the Deoband Islamic seminary have said they won't ... Read more...

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US, Pak officials working to find ‘middle path’ on Kerry-Lugar Bill issues


October 10th, 2009 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct.10 (ANI): Amid the widespread criticism the Kerry Lugar Bill has received in Pakistan, US and Pakistani officials and are working behind the scenes to work out a 'middle path' ... Read more...

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High Line hotel staff insists free peepshow a rule, not exception


August 26th, 2009 - 5:35 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Aug 26 (ANI): The staff at The Standard hotel in the Meatpacking District insists that they too get involved in indecent acts in front of the ceiling-to-door windows to draw ... Read more...

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Samantha’s call helped Lindsay tone down her wild ways


April 13th, 2009 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 13 (ANI): It seems Hollywood actress Lindsay Lohan's former lover Samantha's "encouraging" phone call has done wonders for her, as she has toned down her wild ways since then.Samantha ... Read more...

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Michelle Obama is the new star of Female Force comic series


March 18th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar.18 (ANI): After gracing the covers of Vogue, People, the New Yorker and New York, US First Lady Michelle Obama is about to become a comic book superhero - ... Read more...

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Zardari urges foreign envoys to reduce Indo-Pak tension


January 11th, 2009 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jan.11 (ANI): Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari met foreign diplomats here and urged them to diffuse the simmering tension between India and Paksitan. Zardari met Islamabad based foreign envoys from ... Read more...

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World pressure sees Pakistan talking of defusing tension with India


December 30th, 2008 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Dec.30 (ANI): The rising international pressure on Pakistan seems to be working, as it has proposed steps to de-escalate tensions with neighbour India. According to a statement issued by the Pakistan ... Read more...

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T Rex had the best nose of all meat-eating dinos


October 29th, 2008 - 3:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 29 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Calgary (U of C) and the Royal Tyrrell Museum are providing new insight into the sense of smell of carnivorous dinosaurs, as ... Read more...

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US-Pakistanis ask Obama to tone down bombing Pak rhetoric


October 11th, 2008 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore , Oct 11 (ANI): Pakistani-Americans have reportedly urged upon Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama to tone down his bombing Pakistan rhetoric.During his presidential debate with Republican rival John McCain, ... Read more...

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Iraqi ire forcing Bush to offer concession over future US military role


June 12th, 2008 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): US President George Bush is offering concessions to the Nouri al-Maliki Government in Iraq in an effort to salvage an agreement and tone down the anger of ... Read more...

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Simran Kurkure’s brand ambassador in south India


June 4th, 2008 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 4 (IANS) Perhaps it is the proverbial seven-year itch for Pepsico India Holdings Pvt Ltd to change Kurkure's positioning in the southern markets. The company announced Wednesday that popular Tamil ... Read more...

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