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Pranab all set for Rashtrapati Bhavan (Roundup)


June 16th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Pranab Mukherjee appeared set to enter Rashtrapati Bhavan as the BJP remained undecided over the issue and even sections of the party-led National Democratic ... Read more...

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All is not well at South Block, still


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The acrimony and bad blood between Indian Army chief, Gen. V.K. Singh, and the defence ministry headed by A.K. Antony may seem to have ... Read more...

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‘Mamata government open to solving Haldia Petrochemicals’ problems’


May 28th, 2011 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 28 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress-led government in West Bengal is open to solve the current financial problems of the Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL), a key promoter of the ... Read more...

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‘Raaj’ fails to make an impact (Telugu Movie Review)


March 19th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Raaj"; Cast: Sumanth, Priyamani, Vimala Raman, Ajay, Ali and others; Producer: Kumar Brothers; Director: V.N. Adithya; Music: Koti; Rating *Sumanth is one actor in the Telugu film industry who picks ... Read more...

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‘The Fighter’: More than a mere boxing film (IANS Film Review, Rating: ****)


February 27th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "The Fighter"; Director: David O. Russell; Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale and Amy Adams; Rating: ****Hollywood has done endless sports films, of rising against the odds. ... Read more...

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‘True Grit’ a tomb of missed opportunities (IANS Film Review)


February 26th, 2011 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "True Grit"; Directors: Ethan Coen, Joel Coen; Cast: Hailee Steinfeld, Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin; Rating: **1/2It is always disappointing when despite a rich source in literature ... Read more...

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‘Little Fockers’ - No original gags in this one (IANS Film Review, Rating:**1/2)


January 22nd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Little Fockers"; Director: Paul Weitz; Actors: Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro, Owen Wilson, Dustin Hoffman, Barbara Streisand, Teri Polo, Jessica Alba; Rating: **1/2 The universally uneasy ... Read more...

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The Message from the AICC plenary (Part-III)


December 28th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress, the second largest party in the UPA coalition, has already raised the banner of revolt on the issue of joint operations by central and state forces against ... Read more...

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India, Japan share concerns on China (Lead)


October 25th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Minu Jain Tokyo, Oct 25 (IANS) The prickly issue of China figured prominently in the discussions between Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his Japanese counterpart Naoto Kan here Monday, with ... Read more...

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Most New Yorkers don’t want Islamic centre near Ground Zero


September 3rd, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 3 (IANS) Two-thirds of New York City residents want a controversial Muslim community centre and mosque to be relocated farther away from the site of 9/11 terrorist attack, ... Read more...

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Kashmir, Balochistan cast a shadow on India-Pakistan talks (Roundup)


July 16th, 2010 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) Serious differences over Jammu and Kashmir and Balochistan came to the fore here Thursday as India and Pakistan ended their first major bilateral dialogue ... Read more...

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Physicists discover odd fluctuating magnetic waves


February 24th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 24 (ANI): A team of scientists has discovered magnetic waves that fluctuate when exposed to certain conditions in a superconducting material.The finding was made by Brown University physicist Vesna Mitrovic ... Read more...

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Forgotten Beatles song completed 40 years on


November 3rd, 2009 - 5:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): A Beatles song begun by George Harrison 40 years ago has finally been completed.Harrison wrote the first ten lines of the track called Silence (Is Its Own Reply) ... Read more...

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Old Beatles song took 40 years to complete


November 3rd, 2009 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 3 (IANS) A song sung by the late George Harrison of the Beatles was completed 40 years later. Harrison -- who died in 2001 -- wrote down the first ten lines ... Read more...

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`Indian polls may be behind Nepal’s army chief sacking drama’


April 22nd, 2009 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, April 22 (IANS) As Nepal's first Maoist government faces the possibility of collapse following its determination to fire the chief of the army, a media report Wednesday said ... Read more...

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PMK divorces UPA to join AIADMK, Congress dejected (Third Lead)


March 26th, 2009 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai/New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The PMK Thursday abandoned the ruling United Progressive Alliance (UPA) to forge a tie-up with the AIADMK in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry ahead of the Lok ... Read more...

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Intikhab helps end Malik-Afridi rivalry


November 8th, 2008 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Nov 8 (IANS) Pakistan's new cricket management is claiming to have ended one of the bitter rivalries in the national team -- between skipper Shoaib Malik and senior allrounder Shahid Afridi.A ... Read more...

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Lawson to write book on Pak coaching experience


October 27th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Oct 27 (IANS) Geoff Lawson is planning to write a book on his experiences as Pakistan coach.Lawson was sacked as national coach by Ijaz Butt, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman, ... Read more...

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Is Charles’ anti-GM outburst linked to India business plans?


August 14th, 2008 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Aug 14 (IANS) Prince Charles, who was Thursday slammed by scientists for an outburst against genetically modified (GM) food and the Indian Green Revolution, has major plans to ... Read more...

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Left leaves UPA government in minority, Samajwadi Party steps in (Second Intro Roundup)


July 9th, 2008 - 12:30 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) India's ruling coalition was Tuesday reduced to a minority with the Left withdrawing its support, ending four years of an often uneasy relationship that ended in divorce ... Read more...

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Left leaves UPA government in minority, saviour Samajwadi steps in (Intro Roundup)


July 8th, 2008 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) India's ruling coalition was Tuesday reduced to a minority with the Left withdrawing its support, ending four years of an often uneasy relationship that ended in divorce ... Read more...

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Left-UPA flashpoints since May 2004


July 8th, 2008 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The often uneasy relationship between the Left parties and the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government ended Tuesday after four years, over the India-US civil nuclear deal. But ... Read more...

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‘Sarkar Raj’- a chaotic, dissapointing sequel(Review)


June 7th, 2008 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "Sarkar Raj"; Cast: Amitabh Bachchan, Abhishek Bachchan, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Rajesh Shringhapure; Director: Ram Gopal Varma; Rating: ** Dark, sinister, sinewy and rugged - "Sarkar Raj" is Shakespeare ... Read more...

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