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Assam prays for peace this Eid (Lead)


August 20th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 20 (IANS) Peace remained the central focus of Eid in Assam Monday with thousands of people offering Namaz-e-Eid at mosques across the state, including in the troubled Kokrajhar, ... Read more...

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Assam prays for peace this Eid


August 20th, 2012 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 20 (IANS) Peace remained the central focus of Eid in Assam Monday with thousands of people offering Namaz-e-Eid at mosques across the state, including in the troubled Kokrajhar, ... Read more...

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Remove black films from cars or face action, SC warns police


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday directed police chiefs in all states and union territories to ensure compliance of its direction that no material, including films of ... Read more...

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Over 30,000 expected to join Delhi half-marathon


July 6th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) With over 30,000 sports, health and fitness enthusiasts expected to participate in this year's edition of 'Airtel Delhi Half Marathon', registrations for the popular event ... Read more...

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Gilani urges Afghan insurgents to join peace talks


February 25th, 2012 - 3:27 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 25 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani has appealed to Afghan insurgent groups to join the peace talks in that country."It is now time to turn ... Read more...

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Mayawati responsible for plight of women in UP: Rahul


February 12th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jaunpur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 12 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi Sunday blamed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati for the sorry plight of women in the state."Even though this state ... Read more...

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‘Warhorse’ - saved by beautiful anti-war sentiment (IANS Movie Review)


February 11th, 2012 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Warhorse"; Cast: Jeremy Irvine, Emily Watson, David Thewlis; Director: Steven Spielberg; Rating: ***Every writer, artist, musician or filmmaker develops a certain style of representing his work that makes his work ... Read more...

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“The Help” - Poignant, Gutsy, Topical and Important (IANS Movie Review -Rating:****1/2)


November 26th, 2011 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "The Help", Director: Tate Taylor, Actors: Emma Stone, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer, Rating: ****1/2The history of the world is the history of the billions of brutalities perpetrated on millions ... Read more...

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India expects positive Pakistan decision on MFN


November 5th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, Nov 5 (IANS) India Saturday hoped Pakistan's decision to grant MFN status to it will not take long to become operational despite the Pakistan prime minister's conflicting ... Read more...

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Two Britons among dead in Kabul attack


October 30th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL (BNO NEWS) -- Two Britons were among the seventeen people who were killed on Saturday morning when a suicide car bomber attacked a coalition bus in the Afghan capital of Kabul, ... Read more...

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Diwali glitter in Mumbai despite inflation!


October 24th, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) In the run-up to Diwali, the shopping mood in India's financial capital is upbeat despite the spiralling cost of living. Garments, furnishings and high value consumer ... Read more...

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Brosnan receives honour for charity works


October 18th, 2011 - 7:21 am ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) Hollywood actor Pierce Brosnan received an honour from St. John's Health Center Foundation in recognition of his charity work.Trustees of the foundation handed Caritas Award to ... Read more...

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CWG 2010: Scoring high on glory and ignominy (Year after CWG)


October 2nd, 2011 - 6:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 2 (IANS) Flashback time or looking at the sporting road ahead? No easy answers even one year after the Commonwealth Games with the grand opening ceremony and ... Read more...

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Cyndi Lauper forgets the words of the US national anthem


September 12th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Cyndi Lauper over the weekend had someone to take over from her when she fluffed part of the US National Anthem. The 58-year-old singer was ... Read more...

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President, prime minister greet nation on Eid (Lead)


August 30th, 2011 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Vice President Hamid Ansari Tuesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr.Wishing all 'Eid Mubarak', ... Read more...

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Prime Minister greets nation on Eid


August 30th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr, and said the celebrations reflect the "true spirit" of India's composite ... Read more...

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England take control of second Test (Roundup)


August 1st, 2011 - 2:11 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 1 (IANS) England batted themselves to a commanding position in the second cricket Test, reaching 441/6 at stumps in the second innings, on a day when the ... Read more...

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Modi writes to PM for recall of Karnataka governor


May 19th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Joining other Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders in demanding recall of Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Thursday wrote to Prime ... Read more...

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Outrage over Republican senator’s racist, sexist ‘ minorities don’t work’ comments


April 30th, 2011 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): Oklahoma Representative Sally Kern has caused outrage by making both racist and sexist remarks during a state House debate.During the debate, Republican senator Kern said Blacks earn less ... Read more...

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IITians in Canada observe day-long fast for Anna Hazare


April 14th, 2011 - 8:55 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 14 (IANS) IITians in Canada went on a day-long fast here Wednesday in support of Anna Hazare's crusade for a tougher Lokpal Bill to combat corruption in India.Members ... Read more...

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US ambassador congratulates India


April 3rd, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) US Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer Sunday congratulated India on its cricket World Cup victory over Sri Lanka and said he was proud ... Read more...

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Roemer congratulates India on World Cup win


April 3rd, 2011 - 1:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 3 (ANI): U.S. Ambassador to India Timothy J. Roemer has congratualted the Indian cricket team on its World Cup victory against Sri Lanka on Saturday.In a statement released ... Read more...

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Another round of pulse polio campaign launched in Delhi


March 26th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 26 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today launched another round of pulse polio campaign here by giving anti-polio drops to number of children in a function organized at ... Read more...

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Bansal says disruptions in parliament against true spirit of democracy


March 25th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal Friday expressed dissatisfaction over the loss of time due to disruptions in parliament and said that it did ... Read more...

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Madhuri Dixit to endorse basmati rice brand


March 6th, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit will be the global brand ambassador of Bush Foods' basmati rice brand - Neesa, a company official has said."Madhuri Dixit will ... Read more...

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Bresnan reprimanded for breaching ICC Code of Conduct


February 28th, 2011 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb.28 (ANI): England fast bowler Tim Bresnan has been officially reprimanded for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during his side's tied match against India in the ICC Cricket World Cup ... Read more...

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Christina Aguilera Apologizes For Mangling National Anthem At Super Bowl


February 8th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Though blonde singer Christina Aguilera hit all the right notes while singing national anthem at Super Bowl but certainly she did not sing the right lyrics. ... Read more...

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Christina Aguilera apologises after National Anthem flub


February 8th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): Christina Aguilera had to apologise after mixing up the words to the National Anthem during the Super Bowl.The 30-year-old singer, who sang the Star Spangled Banner before ... Read more...

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Christina Aguilera gets the US National Anthem wrong


February 8th, 2011 - 12:35 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Feb 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Christina Aguilera told the Associated Press that she messed up with a line of the US National Anthem because of her love for the country.The singer ... Read more...

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Christina Aguilera Offers Apology For Botching Up National Anthem


February 7th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The American recording artist and actress Christina Aguilera was given the fantastic opportunity to sing the national anthem of America in-front of 100 millions of audiences ... Read more...

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Punish cops for tobacco shops near schools, says court


February 2nd, 2011 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked the Delhi Police commissioner to initiate departmental inquiry against local police officers if any outlet was found selling tobacco products illegally ... Read more...

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Explore patriotism this Republic Day, say Bollywood stars


January 26th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Wishing the nation on its 62nd Republic Day Wednesday, top Bollywood stars urged their fans to be proud of the country and explore the true ... Read more...

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Indian filmmaker awarded UNDP fellowship


January 13th, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Delhi-based independent filmmaker Naghma Iman is one among the four awardees of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) fellowship for their work on women's status in their ... Read more...

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Asians awarded for their work on human development


January 13th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
Bangkok, Jan.13 (ANI): Journalists from Bhutan and India and researchers from Indonesia and Vietnam have been recognized by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for their work on women's status in the ... Read more...

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Bob Burgers: Popular Animated Series Seems To Be Promising


January 11th, 2011 - 10:41 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
'Bob’s Burgers' premiered recently and this was welcomed by many of the Fox’s animated series with open arms as it was one of the most appreciated animated sitcoms to have ... Read more...

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