two and a half years

‘Property, love, depression behind shooting spree’


September 8th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) A day after the shooting spree that left four dead in the national capital Friday, Delhi Police are exploring a possible property dispute or anguish ... Read more...

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Anurag converted short film into ‘Aiyyaa’


September 7th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 7 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap liked director Sachin Kundalkar's short movie so much that he decided to turn it into a feature film "Aiyaa"."I used to do a play ... Read more...

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Judge finds burglars ‘courageous’, lets one walk free


September 6th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 6 (IANS) A judge in Britain had a courtroom in utter disbelief when he described burglars as courageous and let a serial intruder walk free.Richard Rochford, 26, burgled ... Read more...

Posted in World |

It’s once in a blue moon


August 31st, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) There's something everyone does once in a blue moon. If you take that idiom literally, Friday was the day to do what you do occasionally.Thousands ... Read more...

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Policy reform, cuts in government spending required: RBI


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, August 23 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India said Thursday that lower interest rates alone would not help put the economy on the growth track, and the government needs ... Read more...

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Casino revenue could fund Goa’s old age homes: Parrikar


August 8th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 8 (IANS) The casinos of Goa could now fund old age homes, among other social initiatives of the state government, said Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar in the state ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Son of Olympics hero jailed over drug link


August 7th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Liam Oliver-Christie, son of British Olympics hero Linford Christie, has been jailed for helping two cocaine dealers sell drugs from his home, the Daily Mail reported. ... Read more...

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Goa earned Rs.30 crore from casino entry fee


August 6th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 6 (IANS) Nearly 3.5 lakh gamblers and gambling enthusiasts hit the offshore and onshore casinos in Goa over the last two-and-a-half years, government statistics show.Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar ... Read more...

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Man accused of killing Indian in Australia cleared of charge


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Canberra, Aug 2 (IANS) A man accused of murdering an Indian two years ago has been cleared of the charge by an Australian court.Ranjodh Singh died after he was stabbed ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Audiences yet to trust my banner: Ekta Kapoor


July 26th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) After making a mark with hit shows on the small screen, producer Ekta Kapoor made successful films like "Once Upon a Time in Mumbaai", "Shootout ... Read more...

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NHRC notice to Chhattisgarh on rampant uterus-removal surgeries


July 25th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission Wednesday issued notice to the Chhattisgarh government on reports that doctors in the state were unnecessarily removing women's uteruses to ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Lippi confirms Conca stay


July 15th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou (China), July 15 (IANS) Guangzhou Evergrande coach Marcello Lippi has confirmed that Argentinean midfielder Dario Conca would stay with the team."Conca will stay in my team," Lippi said Saturday ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Federer beats Murray for 7th Wimbledon title (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
London, July 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Roger Federer came back from a set down to record a 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 victory over Andy Murray Sunday for his seventh Wimbledon ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Britain’s construction sector contracts


July 4th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) The construction sector in Britain saw the sharpest fall in June for two and a half years, said a Markit/CIPS market sensitive survey report.The Markit/CIPS Construction ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rajat Gupta’s fall ‘from lofty board room to lowly jail cell’


June 16th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 15 (IANS) The conviction Friday of the one-time poster boy of Indian business in America, Rajat Gupta, on charges of securities fraud marks yet another phase in ... Read more...

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Rajat Gupta convicted on insider trading charges (Second lead)


June 16th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 15 (IANS) The one time poster boy of Indian business in America, Rajat Gupta was convicted Friday of four of six counts on charges of providing insider ... Read more...

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Indonesian jailed for ‘God doesn’t exist’ Facebook post


June 15th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 15 (IANS) An Indonesian man has been jailed for two-and-a-half-years for sharing explicit material about Prophet Mohammed online and writing "God doesn't exist" on his Facebook page, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Woman jailed for plotting daughter’s murder


June 15th, 2012 - 10:05 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 15 (IANS) A 73-year-old Russian woman has been sentenced to two and a half years in jail for plotting the murder of her daughter over a property dispute, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Poland coach urges calm before crucial Euro opener


June 8th, 2012 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Warsaw, June 8 (IANS) Poland coach Franciszek Smuda has said his team must keep calm ahead of the crucial Euro 2012 opener against Greece here Friday."Now, It is better to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Shimla polls: Stakes high for BJP, Congress


May 25th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 25 (IANS) The Shimla Municipal Corporation, one of India's oldest civic bodies, goes to the polls Sunday, with the mayor and the deputy mayor to get elected ... Read more...

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Indian -American scientist to leave top energy job


May 16th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 16 (IANS) Arunava Majumdar, a top Indian-American scientist, is leaving his job at the US energy department as the Senate has not confirmed his elevation as an ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Amendment to RTE for education of disabled passed


May 9th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Wednesday passed an amendment to the Right to Education Act which will facilitate education of disabled children and allow those with severe ... Read more...

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Distance makes heart grow fonder - does it? (Feature)


May 8th, 2012 - 1:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) New Delhi-based Pritha Mishra, 25, is in a fix. Her boyfriend of five years has been beckoned to New York for a year-long assignment. ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Jailed legislators helped Congress: BJP


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, May 3 (IANS) Jharkhand's ruling BJP, which lost the Rajya Sabha polls from the state Thursday, has accused the Congress of winning by securing the support of independents and ... Read more...

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Conficker worm a continuing threat: Microsoft


April 26th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Redmond (Washington State), April 26 (IANS) Software giant Microsoft Thursday said the Conficker worm was detected approximately 220 million times worldwide in the past two-and-a-half years, making it one of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Law to step down as Bangladesh coach in June


April 16th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 16 (IANS) Former Australian batsman Stuart Law announced Monday that he would quit as the Bangladesh head coach after his contract expires in June.Law will step down after ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Memory deteriorates faster in life’s last two years


April 5th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 5 (IANS) A person's memory deteriorates at a faster rate in the last two-and-a-half years of his or her life than at any other time after memory problems ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Khloe Kardashian is ‘obsessed’ with her husband


April 1st, 2012 - 8:52 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 1 (IANS) Khloe Kardashian has revealed that she and her husband Lamar Odom are more in love than ever before having lived two and a half years ... Read more...

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Briton claims he was sleepwalking during rape, jailed


March 29th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) A man, who claimed in the court to be sleepwalking when he raped a teenaged girl, has been jailed for six years in Britain.Zack Thompson, 20, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now, Sriram Raghavan dabbles in sci-fi


March 21st, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) After making a thriller, filmmaker Sriram Raghavan now wants to experiment with other genres and says his next directorial venture "Happy Birthday" will be a sci-fi ... Read more...

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26 police officials sacked for corruption


March 17th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 17 (IANS) Bihar has dismissed 26 police officials for corruption, officials said Saturday.Bihar police chief Abhyanand said the sacking took place in the last two and a half ... Read more...

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R.K. Narayan’s ‘Guide’ comes to Indian stage in theatrical avatar (Preview) (With image)


March 13th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Forty-four years after R.K. Narayan's literary milestone, "Guide", the love story of tour guide Raju and dancer Rosy, was made into a Broadway musical with ... Read more...

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World’s oldest sea-going boat to sail again


March 6th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) The world's oldest sea-going boat, the Dover Bronze Age Boat is to sail again 3,500 years after it crossed the English Channel, the Daily Mail reported.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Diana Hayden to launch fitness book


March 1st, 2012 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Diana Hayden is set to launch her own book "A Beautiful Truth", which will offer tips for perfect grooming."The 250-page book is all about ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Vidya Balan plans ‘dirty dancing’ post-break


February 27th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 27 (IANS) Bollywood star Vidya Balan wants to improve her vocabulary, on the one hand, to express her feelings towards the success of "The Dirty Picture". On ... Read more...

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