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BSP protests renaming of Lucknow’s Kanshi Ram park


August 7th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 7 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) took to the streets here Tuesday to protest against renaming a park commemorating its idealogue and founder Kanshi Ram after ... Read more...

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Life tough for Pakistan’s future women judges: Daily


July 30th, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 30 (IANS) A Pakistani daily welcomed the government's decision to appoint women to the judiciary, but cautioned that "future women justices are going to find life on the ... Read more...

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Don’t give Microsoft back-door entry, warns Achuthanandan


July 4th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 4 (IANS) Kerala's Leader of Opposition and veteran CPI-M leader V.S. Achuthanandan has warned Chief Minister Oommen Chandy against IT giant Microsoft getting a back-door entry into the ... Read more...

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I’ve faced many insults: Dibakar Bannerjee


June 24th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Instead of being angry with Pitobash Tripathy for badmouthing him, Dibakar Banerjee says he understands the actor's frustration as he himself faced the same humiliation and ... Read more...

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UP traders to protest ‘close at 7 p.m.’ order


June 18th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 18 (IANS) Upset over the Uttar Pradesh government's order to close shops and malls by 7 p.m. in the face of acute power crisis, traders have decided ... Read more...

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Allegations against me, team members false: Hazare (Lead)


June 12th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi, June 12 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Tuesday said all allegations against him and his team are baseless and false and he was disappointed with the statements ... Read more...

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Allegations against me, team members false, says Hazare


June 12th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi, June 12 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Tuesday Tuesday said all allegations against him and his team are baseless and false and he was disappointed with the ... Read more...

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Mulayam calls for UP shutdown over petrol price hike


May 26th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 26 (IANS) Days after hobnobbing with the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) leadership over the third anniversary dinner, Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has called for ... Read more...

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Berry’s ex asks her to pay $20,000 per month


March 5th, 2012 - 9:26 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, March 5 (IANS) Halle Berry's ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry has reportedly filed a legal suit against her asking the actress to pay him about $20,000 a month.Tmz.com reported that ... Read more...

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Censors object to expletives in ‘Paan Singh Tomar’


March 3rd, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) The censors displayed unprecedented liberality by passing an inherently violent story like "Paan Singh Tomar" with a 'UA' certification, which allows it to be a suitable ... Read more...

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If Congress wants, they can leave: Mamata (Lead)


January 7th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 7 (IANS) Ties between West Bengal's ruling partners sunk to a new low Saturday with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee angrily telling the Congress that it was free ... Read more...

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Farooq backs ‘boss’ Omar on AFSPA


November 17th, 2011 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Union minister and National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah Thursday said his son, Omar Abdullah as the chief minister is the "boss" of Jammu and ... Read more...

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Corruption is like cancer, cut it out: Pakistani daily


October 21st, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Corruption is like cancer that has to be cut out from the society, a Pakistani daily said Friday after the Supreme Court stated that corrupt officials ... Read more...

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IOA rejects revised sports bill


October 18th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) A day after the sports ministry came out with a revised sports bill, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Tuesday rejected the measure, saying the government ... Read more...

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Kerala’s rival fronts trade charges over woman guard


October 15th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 15 (IANS) Kerala's rival political fronts Saturday continued to trade charges over the alleged manhandling of a woman guard inside the assembly by two Left party legislators, ... Read more...

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Most elected representatives merit callback: Lyngdoh


October 8th, 2011 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 8 (IANS) The right to recall option in the country's electioneering process can be a "useful thing", former chief election commissioner J.M. Lyndoh said Saturday."The callback option ... Read more...

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This is not the India we fought for, say freedom fighters


August 15th, 2011 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) As India marches into its 65th year of independence, the people who fought tooth and nail for the freedom most of us take for granted ... Read more...

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Dhoni’s sloppy keeping typifies character of Indian team: Lloyd


August 13th, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) Former England cricketer David Lloyd feels that India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's tired wicketkeeping typifies the character of the Indian team which is either too ... Read more...

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Azad’s comments on MSM shocking: Gay community


July 5th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad's comment that men having sex with men (MSM) is a "disease" and "unnatural" has drawn flak from the gay community ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Bejoy Nambiar’s next will be gangster-comedy


June 21st, 2011 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) "Shaitan" director Bejoy Nambiar is moving on to his next film, which he describes as a gangster-coming-of-age-comedy."I guess you can't take me too far away from ... Read more...

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Chong Wei wins India Open Super Series


May 1st, 2011 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) World No.1 Lee Chong Wei of Malaysia defeated a fighting Peter Gade 21-12, 12-21, 21-15 to win the inaugural India Open Super Series badminton men's ... Read more...

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UPA trying to grab waqf land: Mulayam


April 23rd, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 23 (IANS) Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav Saturday accused the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government of attempting to grab waqf properties across the country through an executive ... Read more...

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Apple gizmos facing from S. Korean challengers


April 20th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 20 (ANI): Software giant Apple may have revolutionised the world with its must-have gizmos, but there's a rising threat from the Far East.South Korea's Samsung and HTC from Taiwan ... Read more...

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It’s a match, not an encounter between enemies: Pakistani paper


March 30th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 30 (IANS) The India-Pakistan World Cup semifinal at Mohali "will be fought tooth and nail but as a cricket match, not an encounter between enemies", said a ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Will JPC on 2G spectrum get to the truth? Debate is on


March 2nd, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The long discussed joint parliamentary committee (JPC) into the allocation of 2G spectrum is finally in shape. But some experts are sceptical about the ... Read more...

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‘No One Killed Jessica’ gets A-certificate, makers happy


December 23rd, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) The censor board has awarded the A-certificate to "No One Killed Jessica" - based on a real murder - without any cuts and its makers Thursday ... Read more...

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‘Dilli’ will open ‘No One Killed Jessica’ with a bang: Composer


December 19th, 2010 - 9:56 am ICT by IANS
By Ruchika Kher Mumbai, Dec 19 (IANS) Amit Trivedi's music came as a whiff of fresh air for music buffs. After out-of-the-box tracks in "Dev D" and "Udaan", the young composer says ... Read more...

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‘No One Killed Jessica’ director okay with A-certificate


December 14th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Dec 14 (IANS) Rani Mukerji's character mouths expletives non-stop in the much talked-about film "No One Killed Jessica". Director Rajkumar Gupta admits that the actress' character is ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena threatens to oppose Jaitapur n-project


December 6th, 2010 - 12:05 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) On the eve of French President Nicholas Sarkozy's visit, the Shiv Sena Sunday threatened to oppose the 9,900 MW Jaitapur nuclear project (JNPP), to be set up ... Read more...

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Karlberg wins Indian Open golf, Manav and Shiv tied third


December 5th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Sweden's Rikard Karlberg, produced a grandstand finish to grab his second title at the $1.25 million Hero Honda Indian Open here Sunday. Karlberg earned a well-deserved second ... Read more...

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Vidya has an uncanny sense about script: Sujoy Ghosh


December 2nd, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 2 (IANS) Director Sujoy Ghosh, who has roped in Vidya Balan for his forthcoming film "Kahani", believes the actress can indentify good scripts."What I like about Vidya is that ... Read more...

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Rehabilitation policy for Kashmiri militants anti-national: BJP


November 23rd, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday slammed the Jammu and Kashmir government for approving what it termed an "anti-national" policy aimed at the return of Kashmiri militants ... Read more...

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CWG badminton: Saina makes history, first Indian woman to win gold (Lead)


October 14th, 2010 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
By Avishek Roy New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Saina Nehwal created history by becoming the first Indian woman to win the singles gold in badminton at the Commonwealth Games as she saved a ... Read more...

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Goa MP accuses navy of bid to grab islands


September 25th, 2010 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 25 (IANS) A Congress MP from Goa Saturday accused the Indian Navy of attempting to grab land by seeking control of two islands under the garb of security. In a ... Read more...

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Yoko Ono opposes the parole of John Lennon’s killer - Mark David Chapman


August 8th, 2010 - 7:33 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Aug 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The killer of John Lennon – Mark David Chapman is all set to face the parole board on the 9th of August and Lennon’s widow ... Read more...

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