tough times

Bieber went through tough times


September 21st, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber's mother Pattie Mallette says they weren't financially sound earlier and at one stage of their lives, they couldn't afford eating out luxuriously."We'd ... Read more...

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Akhilesh Yadav calls on Mamata Banerjee


September 12th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) On a day when the Samajwadi Party (SP) indicated it would prefer Left parties over the Trinamool Congress for the Third Front, party leader and ... Read more...

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We have sown seeds of Third Front: SP (Lead)


September 12th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Urging all regional parties opposed to the Congress and the BJP to come together, the Samajwadi Party (SP) Wednesday said it had sowed the seeds ... Read more...

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Asian Volleyball: India face Japan for bronze medal play-off


September 7th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, Sep 7 (IANS) India will face Asian Games champion Japan in the bronze medal play-off match after they lost to defending champion Iran in a keenly contested semi-final of ... Read more...

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Stressed out men prefer larger women, study shows


August 9th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Men usually prefer slim and younger-looking women as they appear healthier and more fertile, but during tough times stressed out men turn to larger women for ... Read more...

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Common duty to work for Assam: Shinde


August 9th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) It was not the first time Assam saw violence, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde said Thursday, stressing that it was the duty of all political parties ... Read more...

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Usher’s ex-wife cannot afford life support system


July 16th, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) Singer Usher's ex-wife Tameka Raymond will soon be forced to take off her 11-year-old son Kyle Glover from the life support system as the insurance ... Read more...

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Maharashtra left with only 13 percent water in reservoirs


June 27th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) A day after authorities warned of water rationing in the state capital, Maharashtra Wednesday said tough times may be ahead with only 13 percent water left ... Read more...

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Indian Army’s Northern Command celebrates 41st raising day


June 17th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, June 17 (IANS) The Indian army's largest and most sensitive formation, the Northern Command, celebrated its 41st anniversary Sunday, recalling its achievements since its inception and how it is ... Read more...

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I had tough time last year: Katy Perry


June 9th, 2012 - 8:13 am ICT by IANS
London, June 9 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry finally opened up about her marriage breakdown, saying she was determined to smile through the pain as her relationship with comedian Russell ... Read more...

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Shia groups clash in Lucknow


May 18th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 18 (IANS) Two groups of the Shia community fought pitched battles outside Lucknow's famous Bada Imambara, exchanged blows and set on fire a vehicle Friday.The violence broke out ... Read more...

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Sri Lankan tea production drops


April 25th, 2012 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, April 25 (IANS) Sri Lanka's tea production fell 22.6 percent in March compared with the same period of 2011, said the state-run Tea Board Wednesday, fueling fears that the ... Read more...

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After bribe revelations, Army chief talks about army welfare


March 31st, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon (Haryana), March 31 (IANS) After causing a storm in military and political circles at the beginning of the week with his revelations about receiving a bribe offer, Chief of ... Read more...

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‘I Am’ was most difficult to make: Onir


March 7th, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Onir faced such tough times convincing Bollywood studios to finance his "I Am" that he resorted to crowd-funding to make it. But now with the best ... Read more...

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‘China to remain developing country in coming decade’


March 6th, 2012 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) China will remain a developing country in the coming decade, Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi said Tuesday while calling for win-win cooperation with other parties to face ... Read more...

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SpiceJet promoter to infuse Rs.100 crore


March 2nd, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Budget carrier Spicejet Friday said its promoter Kalanidhi Maran will infuse Rs.100 crore into the passenger carrier in lieu of five percent equity or additional ... Read more...

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Chinese fans grieve loss of Whitney Houston


February 13th, 2012 - 4:06 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 13 (IANS) Chinese fans were shocked and saddened by the sudden death of pop queen Whitney Houston as grieve pour over the internet."The world lost one singer ... Read more...

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Yuvraj blames himself for delaying treatment


February 8th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) India's star cricketer Yuvraj Singh, who is undergoing chemotherapy in the US for a malignant tumour in his lung, blamed himself for the delaying his ... Read more...

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We are heading to the top, says Clarke


January 28th, 2012 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
Adelaide, Jan 28 (IANS) Australia captain Michael Clarke says his team has a lot of ground to cover for regaining the number one spot in Tests and its 4-0 thumping ... Read more...

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‘Tsunami displayed the resilience of Indians’


December 27th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 26 (IANS) The way the affected people worked in the aftermath of the tsunami that hit Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam coast in 2004 and have recovered since then reflects ... Read more...

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Home alone - to save the underdog (Washington Newsletter)


December 25th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 25 (IANS) The president was home alone for a whole week with only family dog Bo to keep him company. The first lady and the girls had ... Read more...

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Amid tough times, Citibank to cut 4500 jobs


December 7th, 2011 - 11:03 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 7 (IANS) US banking giant Citigroup, led by Indian-American Chief Executive Vikram Pandit, is set to lay off about 4,500 employees over the next few months to ... Read more...

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Irfan Pathan keen to make return to national squad count


December 6th, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Baroda, Dec 6 (IANS) Irfan Pathan, making a comeback into the Indian team after two years, is eager to cash in on the opportunity given by the national selectors.Pathan was ... Read more...

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Skin bones helped huge dinos survive


November 30th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 30 (IANS) Bones within the skin of some of the largest dinosaurs ever to roam our planet might have stored vital minerals to help them survive and bear ... Read more...

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Akshay gives ‘gurudakshina’ to Pratima Kazmi, his Hindi teacher


November 22nd, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Very few know that it was TV actress Pratima Kazmi, popular for her role as the waspish-tongued Nani of "Uttaran", who taught struggling Akshay Kumar ... Read more...

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Duncan’s suggestions have helped: Dravid


November 14th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) In rollicking form this season, India's star batsman Rahul Dravid Monday gave credit to coach Duncan Fletcher for helping him with good suggestions which have worked ... Read more...

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Pandit’s Citi reports $3.8 bn profit


October 18th, 2011 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 18 (IANS) As Citigroup announced a better-than-expected third-quarter profit of $3.8 billion, its Indian-American chief Executive Vikram Pandit emphasised the banking giant's position in emerging markets as a ... Read more...

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Singapore expected to have 3-5 percent economic growth


October 11th, 2011 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Oct 11 (IANS) Singapore President Tony Tan Keng Yam has said it is going to be tougher for Singapore to have high growth rate as the city state moves ... Read more...

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Arab business called upon to embrace innovation


October 11th, 2011 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Sukuk (Ras Al Khaimah), Oct 10 (IANS/WAM) United Arab Emirates Supreme Council Member and ruler of Ras Al Khaimah, Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, has called upon the Arab ... Read more...

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Kim helped me during tough times: Lovato


October 2nd, 2011 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 2 (IANS) Actress Demi Lovato has developed a close bond with reality TV star Kim Kardashian after she helped her while she was undergoing medical treatment."I ... Read more...

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Lataji defines beauty for me: Bhansali


September 28th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Sanjay Leela Bhansali considers Lata Mangeshkar, who turned 82 Wednesday, as the most beautiful woman in the world."Oh by far!" he exults. "Lataji defines beauty for ... Read more...

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Nielsen resigns as coach of Australian cricket team


September 20th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Melbourne, Sep 20 (IANS) Tim Nielsen Tuesday stepped down from his position as head coach of the Australian cricket team, ending his tenure with the side's Test and One-day series ... Read more...

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Twin British sisters who simultaneously got cancer


September 3rd, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 3 (IANS) Twin six-year-old sisters were struck with cancer within a week of each other in Britain. They are now both recovering well.Daily Express said that Megan and ... Read more...

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Proposal to give Bin Lorry workers iPads criticized


August 30th, 2011 - 12:40 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bury Council has been criticized for their decision to give bin-men iPads to do their job. The council members have been criticized for misplacing their priorities at ... Read more...

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Para-athlete Prasanta Karmakar lashes out at Bengal, Railways


July 30th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 30 (IANS) Arjuna Award winning para-athlete Prasanta Karmakar Saturday lashed out at the West Bengal government and the Railway ministry for not supporting him during his tough ... Read more...

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