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Peru to host South American-Arab summit


September 12th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Lima, Sep 11 (IANS/WAM) The heads of state and government of the Arab and South American countries will hold a summit here to boost cooperation."These regions bring together an enormous ... Read more...

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Sunny Deol a thorough gentleman: Tannishtha Chatterjee


June 9th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 9 (IANS) Actress Tannishtha Chatterjee, who has earlier worked with Abhay Deol, has now teamed with his elder cousin Sunny for her first commercial Hindi film "I Love ... Read more...

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39 couples marry at UAE mass wedding


June 9th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 8 (IANS/WAM) As many as 39 couples Friday got married at a mass wedding ceremony in Abu Dhabi.The wedding in the Western Region was attended by Sheikh ... Read more...

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Social network launched for the dying


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 22 (IANS) A social network for the dying -- called "My Last Wish" -- has been created to help dying people meet others who have similar hopes and ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan launches national superhero contest


May 17th, 2012 - 8:54 am ICT by IANS
Astana, May 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Kazakhstan has announced a contest to create a national superhero who will be named after the Central Asian country's capital.A total of 123 people, including ... Read more...

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Hillary Clinton wishes ‘Shubho Nobo Borsho’ to Bengalis


April 13th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 13 (IANS) US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has wished "Shubho Nobo Borsho!" to Bengali communities around the world on "Poila Boishakh", the Bengali New Year. "Americans have been ... Read more...

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Mali president flees after coup


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 22 (IANS) A military coup in Mali has forced the country's President Amadou Toumani Toure to flee, Xinhua reported Thursday.Rebel soldiers said that they had removed President Toure ... Read more...

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Bolivian president asks UN to support coca farming


March 13th, 2012 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico, March 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Bolivian President Evo Morales has once again asked the UN to recognize the right of people living in the Andes for chewing coca leaves.Addressing Monday ... Read more...

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Brisk start to sixth phase of UP polls


February 28th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 28 (IANS) The penultimate phase of the Uttar Pradesh elections got off to a brisk start Tuesday with an impressive 9.7 voter turnout in the first two hours ... Read more...

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Famous tribal matchmaking festival to be held in March


February 24th, 2012 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Feb 24 (IANS) "Bhagoria", the famous tribal festival of mass spouse selection will be held in Jhabua and Alirajpur districts of Madhya Pradesh March 1 to 7, officials said.It ... Read more...

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‘Karunanidhi’s support to Vijayakant opportunitism’


February 8th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 8 (IANS) DMK president M. Karunanidhi's statement in support of Leader of Opposition A. Vijayakant is the "height of political opportunitism," Tamil Nadu assembly Speaker D.Jayakumar said Wednesday.In ... Read more...

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Will clear all pending cases in three years in UP: Congress


January 27th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 27 (IANS) The Congress plans to bring to an end the rising pendency of cases before the courts in Uttar Pradesh in the next three years.Disclosing this while ... Read more...

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Mass wedding held in UAE


December 17th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Dec 16 (IANS/WAM) A total 31 couples from different cities of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) were married in a mass wedding ceremony held in Abu Dhabi.Hamdan bin ... Read more...

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Information on Brining turkeys


November 24th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
California, Nov 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) As we observe the Thanksgiving, it is important to discuss one of the important traditions of the day – turkey. To prevent the bird from drying, it ... Read more...

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House panel may complete work on Lokpal bill soon: Singhvi


November 6th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 6 (IANS) The parliamentary standing committee examining the Lokpal bill will complete its work "soon", panel chairman Abhishek Manu Singhvi said Sunday.Stating that giving a fixed ... Read more...

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Australian ‘Band of Brothers’ to play in Rajasthan


October 13th, 2011 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Australian classical guitar and percussion band Band of Brothers will play at the Rajasthan International Folk Festival in Jodhpur Friday.The band, "considered one of the ... Read more...

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An academy to revive Pakistani province’s culture


August 24th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 24 (IANS) An academy is being set up to promote the culture and traditions of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.The Gibran Adeel Cultural Academy will impart training in singing, ... Read more...

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Last issue of ‘News of the World’ hits stands


July 11th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) After 168 years, one of the biggest newspapers in UK, News of the World has been closed down. The newspaper which is owned by News Corp published ... Read more...

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Malayalam IPTV channel launched for expatriates


May 11th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 11 (IANS) BVJS Communications Wednesday announced the launch of Malayalam IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) for non-resident Keralites (NRKs).The new IPTV will distribute most of the Malayalam channels from ... Read more...

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Marriage not important for Diaz


May 5th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 5 (IANS) Actress Cameron Diaz has no plans to walk down the aisle as she feels the institution of marriage is dying."I think we have to ... Read more...

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Munter participates in Pashtun tribal jirga in Quetta


April 30th, 2011 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, April 30(ANI): US Ambassador to Pakistan Cameron Munter has participated in a Pashtun tribal jirga in Quetta during his first trip to Balochistan.The jirga was convened by Nawab Ayaz Jogezai, a ... Read more...

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Ukrainian woman gives birth to 20th child


April 22nd, 2011 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
Kiev (Ukraine), April 22 (IANS) A Ukrainian woman has given birth to her 20th child, making her the most prolific mother in the country, media reports said.Leonora Nameni, 41, said ... Read more...

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Antonio Banderas leads religious procession


April 18th, 2011 - 10:57 am ICT by IANS
Malaga (Spain), April 18 (IANS/EFE) Hollywood actor Antonio Banderas carried an image of the Virgin of Tears and Favors through the streets of Malaga, the city of his birth, in ... Read more...

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New Gunners owner Kroenke may open purse strings for Wenger


April 12th, 2011 - 9:12 am ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 12 (ANI): With Arsenal not winning a trophy since 2005, new owner Stanley Kroenke is hoping that coach Wenger will use the 40 million pounds available to strengthen the ... Read more...

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Shumang Leela festival held to promote northeast culture in Manipur


March 26th, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Imphal, Mar 26 (ANI): The 39th edition of All Manipur Shumang Leela festival was recently held here to promote the culture of northeast India.Not many may know but the art form derives ... Read more...

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People celebrate heritage colour festival in Malwa


March 24th, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by ANI
Malwa (Madhya Pradesh), Mar. 24 (ANI): People in Madhya Pradesh's Malwa region celebrated the cultural heritage festival of Rang Panchami here on Thursday.The festival was celebrated with an aim of keeping alive ... Read more...

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Pak felicitates Afghanistan for initiating security takeover from NATO, ISAF


March 24th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 24(ANI): Pakistan has felicitated Afghanistan for initiating the taking over of security from international forces, and expressed solidarity with the war-torn country."We have noted the important statement made by President ... Read more...

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Economy not at cost of forests: Ramesh


March 21st, 2011 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) India's biggest challenge is to achieve economic growth while conserving forests and keeping its rivers clean, Minister of State for Environment Jairam Ramesh said Monday.Speaking ... Read more...

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We do not comment on WikiLeaks: US ambassador


March 18th, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 18 (IANS) The US does not, as a matter of policy, comment on WikiLeaks anywhere in the world, US Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer said Friday as ... Read more...

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Sharjah’s shops for women to have only female workers


February 23rd, 2011 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Feb 23 (IANS) Shops in the emirate of Sharjah that sell items for women now must have only female workers, according to a new law.All commercial outlets that sell items and ... Read more...

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Manipur tribes celebrate seed sowing festival


February 16th, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by ANI
Ukhrul , Feb 16 (ANI) : Tribes in Ukhrul district of Manipur converged to celebrate the colourful and traditional festival of Lui Ngai Ni, the seed-sowing festival.People congregated for the event ... Read more...

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Footfalls increase at Surajkund crafts fair


February 10th, 2011 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Surajkund (Haryana), Feb 10 (IANS) The number of visitors to the internationally-acclaimed Surajkund Crafts Mela (fair) have gone up by nearly 20 percent this year, a Haryana government spokesman said here Thursday."In ... Read more...

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Tottenham striker runs out of patience with Redknapp after life on bench


February 7th, 2011 - 6:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 7(ANI): Tottenham Hotspur striker Roman Pavlyuchenko has launched an explosive attack on manager Harry Redknapp, and said that he wants to leave the club at the end of the season."I ... Read more...

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US to help Bangladesh organise “transparent” war crime trials


January 14th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): An American envoy has said his country would help Bangladesh "hold an open and transparent trial" in connection with the 1971 independence war."The US government will help Bangladesh ... Read more...

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President, vice president greet nation on Makar Sankranti, Pongal


January 13th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil and Vice President Hamid Ansari Thursday greeted the nation on Makar Sankranti and Pongal and wished prosperity and happiness to the people. "May ... Read more...

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