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Russia may block YouTube over anti-Islam video


September 18th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Sep 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's communications minister has warned that his country may block access to YouTube over the anti-Islam video that has sparked outrage throughout the Muslim world.Nikolai ... Read more...

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Chavez bumps opposition hopeful from airwaves


September 18th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, Sep 18 (IANS/EFE) Television coverage of a speech by opposition presidential candidate Henrique Capriles was interrupted Monday when incumbent head of state Hugo Chavez commandeered Venezuela's airwaves for an ... Read more...

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Google buys Instagram rival Snapseed


September 18th, 2012 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) Following social networking site Facebook's purchase of photo-sharing app Instagram, Google has announced the acquisition of Nik Software, maker of the popular Snapseed photo editing and ... Read more...

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PMO lists inclusive growth achievements


September 17th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Prime Minister's office (PMO) has listed 10 major achievements that showcase inclusive growth in the last one decade.Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's official Twitter account ... Read more...

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Keith Urban named fourth ‘American Idol’ judge


September 17th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (IANS) The four judges of US reality show "American Idol" have been finalised and announced officially. Singer Keith Urban will fill the fourth judge's position for ... Read more...

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DUSU polls end, results on Saturday (Lead)


September 14th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The electoral fate of 38 candidates contesting the Delhi University Students' Union (DUSU) elections were sealed Friday as the polling ended peacefully. Results will ... Read more...

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SRK wishes Riteish for production innings (Movie Snippets)


September 14th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 14 (IANS) Riteish Deshmukh has ventured into film production with "Balak Palak", and his close friend, superstar Shah Rukh Khan, has wished him good luck."Riteish, all the ... Read more...

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Kardashian packing for secret vacation


September 12th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 12 (IANS) Socialite Kim Kardashian is going somewhere for three months, but she has refused to reveal the location.The 31-year-old wrote on Twitter that she will not ... Read more...

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Kashmir minister’s guards held for beating up traffic cop (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 11 (IANS) Two personal security guards of a Jammu and Kashmir minister have been arrested for beating up a traffic policeman who had stopped the escort vehicle of ... Read more...

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Over 9 million follow Dalai Lama in cyberspace


September 11th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Sep 11 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has over nine million fans following him in cyberspace.Although not tech-savvy, the Dalai Lama, revered as a demi-god by ... Read more...

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Sachin Tendulkar joins Facebook


September 10th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar Monday joined the social networking site Facebook, attracting over 4.4 lakh 'Likes' within a few hours."I'll like to welcome you ... Read more...

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Cricketing world wishes Yuvraj


September 8th, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) Yuvraj Singh, who is making a comeback after recovering from a rare germ cell cancer, is being wished by the cricketing world before his first ... Read more...

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Kesha posts nude snap on Twitter


September 8th, 2012 - 6:37 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 8 (IANS) Singer Kesha posted a nude photograph of herself on micro-blogging site Twitter, leaving her online fans stunned.The "TiK ToK" hitmaker was preparing for the MTV ... Read more...

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Lindsay Lohan denies fling with Tom Cruise


September 7th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sep 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It is quite surprisingly as to how Lindsay cannot be able to escape issues. She is alleged to have been involved in an affair with Tom ... Read more...

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Court declines plea on blocking of web pages


September 5th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday refused to entertain a plea seeking the quashing of a government notification blocking web pages containing "inflammatory and ... Read more...

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The Wanted perform at Beckham’s son’s birthday


September 4th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 4 (IANS) Footballer David Beckham and wife Victoria Beckham reportedly surprised their son Romeo's by inviting British band The Wanted do a gig on his 10th ... Read more...

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Bieber flaunts crown on chest


September 4th, 2012 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Teen sensation Justin Bieber is no stranger to tattoos, and now he has added another one to his body.The 18-year-old revealed his new tattoo on Twitter ... Read more...

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French people are insane: Rihanna


September 4th, 2012 - 8:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Singer Rihanna has branded French people "insane" after nearly causing a riot at the Gare du Nord station in Paris.The 24-year-old caused a chaos at ... Read more...

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SRK learnt life’s important lesson in Pahalgam (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar/New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who was shooting for Yash Chopra's untitled directorial project in Kashmir, has wrapped up his schedule here and says he ... Read more...

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Shirish left ‘Kick’: Salman Khan


September 3rd, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) Bollywood star Salman Khan Monday slammed speculations that Shirish Kunder was asked to leave "Kick" project following the not-so-great response to his "Joker" at the ... Read more...

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Rihanna causes chaos at railway station


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 3 (IANS) Singer Rihanna's caused a chaos at a Paris railway station after she revealed her train number and arrival timing details on Twitter resulting in a ... Read more...

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Despite mixed reviews, ‘Mugamoodi’ weekend collection about Rs.10 crore


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 4 (IANS) Audiences have given the thumbs up to Jiiva's superhero image in Mysskin directed Tamil movie "Mugamoodi". Made on a budget of Rs.20 core, it has ... Read more...

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Rita Ora’s twitter page hacked


September 2nd, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 2 (IANS) British pop star Rita Ora has apologized to fans after a prankster hacked her Twitter account and posted that she has a crush on One Direction ... Read more...

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Tech-savvy Modi chats live on net


August 31st, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 31 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, an avid tweeter with almost 900,000 followers on the social networking site, Friday went a step further - becoming the ... Read more...

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Jessica Alba takes shooting lessons


August 28th, 2012 - 4:38 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 28 (IANS) Actress Jessica Alba fired guns at a shooting range as part of her training for upcoming movie "Sin City: A Dame To Kill For".The 31-year-old, ... Read more...

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Jessica Alba goes Blonde for ‘Sin City’


August 27th, 2012 - 10:01 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In the next installment of ‘Sin City’ famous actor Jessica Alba will be coming back to the screens as an exotic dancer. Alba who is famous ... Read more...

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Aguilera’s new single leaked


August 26th, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 26 (IANS) Singer Christina Aguilera's new single "Your body" has been leaked online.The track was set to be released in September, but it surfaced online Friday, ... Read more...

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Six held for sexual assault at China water festival


August 24th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 24 (IANS) Six people were detained Friday following an allegation of sexual assault at a water festival in China, Xinhua reported.The sexual assault allegedly took place at the ... Read more...

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Government denies censorship as Twitter agrees to block imposter sites (Lead)


August 24th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) In the wake of widespread discontent on the social media over its decision to block certain Twitter accounts, including that of journalists, the government ... Read more...

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Government denies internet censorship, Modi joins protest


August 24th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Protest by social media users against the Indian government's move to block/disable 300 web pages, including some Twitter handles, continued Friday despite ministers denying ... Read more...

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Action only against sites spreading rumours: Shinde


August 24th, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Following fake messages about the Assam violence, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde Friday said that social media accounts which have posted objectionable and inflammatory content ... Read more...

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Turkish hackers attack Spartak site


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Turkish hackers have attacked the Spartak Moscow website after the football team beat Turkey's Fenerbahce in the Champions League, the club said Thursday.Spartak beat Fenerbahce ... Read more...

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Twitter agrees to block six fake PMO accounts (Lead, Superseding earlier story)


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Social networking site Twitter has agreed to cooperate with the government in blocking six fake accounts "misrepresenting" Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, officials said ... Read more...

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Kejriwal calls for protests outside PM’s, BJP chief’s residences


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Charging the Congress and the BJP with looting the country through the allocation of coal blocks, activist and former Team Anna member Arvind Kejriwal ... Read more...

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Living atop a tree, he campaigns for the environment (With Images)


August 23rd, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) Brikesh Singh is getting ready to climb another tree, this time inside a tiger reserve, and stay there for a month - not for fun ... Read more...

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