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Shuffling guidance with Shirdi Sai Baba ‘blessing cards’ (With Images)


September 18th, 2012 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Shirdi Sai Baba, regarded as a saint by his millions of devotees cutting across religions, did not leave any writings behind. But now his blessings have ... Read more...

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China sends patrol ships to islands held by Japan


September 12th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Tokyo, Sept 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US had hinted a warning to china and Japan to end a conflict that they had cropped up over the issue of a chain of islands ... Read more...

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Girl taken into care in Portugal by police after drunk parents abandon her


September 7th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sep 7 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an astonishing situation a girl of two years was found on a busy highway while her parents were unaware of her danger as they were drunk. ... Read more...

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Kashmir Congress slams ally NC over leader’s remarks


July 9th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 9 (IANS) The Congress in Jammu and Kashmir has warned its ruling alliance partner National Conference (NC) that it should remember that it was in power in the ... Read more...

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The politics of dogs - from Chandigarh to the northeast (Punjab Newsletter)


July 7th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 7 (IANS) Politics may hardly have anything to do with dogs. But the developments in Chandigarh, the capital of Punjab, and in the northeast in recent days, ... Read more...

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CPI-M on back foot as Kerala assembly session starts Monday (Letter from Kerala)


June 10th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 10 (IANS) Following the murder of a former CPI-M leader and the widening rift within its ranks, the party, after a long time, would be seen on the ... Read more...

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Case will be made against CPI-M leader Mani: Chandy (Lead)


June 3rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, June 3 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Sunday said that a case will be made against CPI-M leader M.M. Mani for his speech that his party has committed ... Read more...

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UP government reacts sharply to Maya’s diatribe


May 19th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 19 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Saturday reacted sharply to Bahujan Samaj party chief Mayawati's utterances on the law and order situation in the state and said that ... Read more...

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Roger Milla dismissed as honorary president


May 18th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Yaounde (Cameroon), May 18 (IANS) Cameroon's legendary footballer Roger Milla was sacked as the honorary president of Cameroon football federation (FECAFOOT) after criticising the federation and its president Iya Mohamed.During ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Kerala UDF constituencts call truce


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kozhikode, April 22 (IANS) A ceasefire of sorts has been declared between the two bickering constituents of the ruling United Democratic front (UDF) in Kerala - the Indian Union Muslim ... Read more...

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Bihar Day: Shiv Sena non-confrontationist, MNS belligerent


April 13th, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) The Shiv Sena Friday adopted a non-confrontationist approach on the proposed Bihar Day celebrations in Mumbai where Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar will be the ... Read more...

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Court seeks report on Islamic scholar’s Mumbai visit


March 14th, 2012 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Wednesday sought within a day a report from Mumbai police on the law and order aspects of some of the public ... Read more...

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Kolkata protest against PM comment on Kudankulam project


March 12th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 12 (IANS) A group of Kolkata residents Monday held a 12-hour fast against Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's comments on agitations centred around the Kudankulam nuclear power plant ... Read more...

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Quota remarks: Poll panel notice to Verma, minister unfazed (Second Lead)


February 18th, 2012 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Election Commission Saturday issued notice to Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma, saying it was evident that the Congress leader "deliberately and wilfully" made ... Read more...

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Poll panel asks Verma to explain ‘wilfull’ sub-quota remark (Lead)


February 18th, 2012 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Election Commission Saturday issued notice to Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma and said it was evident that the Congress leader "deliberately and wilfully" ... Read more...

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Shiv Sena indestructible, says Bal Thackeray


February 14th, 2012 - 12:59 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Monday asserted that his party was "indestructible" and the Congress could not finish it off even if it had "seven ... Read more...

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Shoe hurled at Rahul in Uttarakhand, Congress demands probe (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Dehradun/New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) A shoe was hurled at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi while he was addressing an election rally near Uttarakhand capital Dehradun Monday. The shoe fell ... Read more...

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Shoe hurled at Rahul in Uttarakhand rally; Congress demands probe


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun/New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) A shoe was hurled at Congress leader Rahul Gandhi by a man while he was addressing an election rally near the Uttarakhand state capital ... Read more...

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Kashmir court won’t hear petition against Arundhati Roy


November 24th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 24 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir High Court Thursday asked activists of a Kashmiri Pandit organization who had sought action against renowned writer Arundhati Roy for her ... Read more...

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NC worried over Mustafa Kamal’s outburst


November 23rd, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 23 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's ruling National Conference (NC) is worried about how its workers will react to senior leader Mustafa Kamal terming Chief Minister Omar Abdullah ... Read more...

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Congress rejects Farooq Abdullah’s overtures


November 4th, 2011 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 4 (IANS) Congress Friday rejected National Conference president Farooq Abdullah's regrets over his party leader Mustafa Kamal's anti-Congress diatribe.Reacting to Farooq Abdullah's statement issued late Thursday evening in ... Read more...

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Congress, NC war of words hots up in Kashmir


November 1st, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 1 (IANS) The war of words between Jammu and Kashmir's ruling alliance partners exacerbated Tuesday with the Congress hitting out at a National Conference leader's claim that infighting ... Read more...

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Congress MP dares Uddhav, Raj to give up security


October 27th, 2011 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Mumbai Congress MP Sanjay Nirupam Thursday dared the Thackeray cousins - Uddhav and Raj - to give up their security and walk around unescorted in ... Read more...

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Ram Dev wants Prashant Bhushan to be booked for sedition


October 17th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 17 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ram Dev Monday demanded registration of a case of sedition against leading Supreme Court lawyer and Team Anna member Prashant Bhushan for ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Thank Kalmadi and Raja, not Anna: Jaspal Bhatti


August 29th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 29 (IANS) Comedian and satirist Jaspal Bhatti wants that the praise for the recent anti-corruption campaign should not be given to Team Anna or the government or ... Read more...

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Anti-politician act helped solve impasse, says Kiran Bedi


August 28th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Defending her much-talked about speech at the Ramlila grounds where she called politicians "double-faced", former Indian Police Service officer Kiran Bedi Sunday claimed her ... Read more...

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Kiran Bedi’s theatrics on Ramlila stage


August 26th, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Even as there were frantic moves by the government and political parties to end Anna Hazare's fast, the theatrics of former Indian Police Service ... Read more...

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Manish Tewari expresses regret to Hazare


August 25th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Congress spokesman Manish Tewari Thursday expressed regret to Anna Hazare over his comments slamming the social activist for alleged corruption."In political discourse, certain things get ... Read more...

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Congress MP slams government’s handling of Hazare’s stir


August 24th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Congress MP Satyavrat Chaturvedi Wednesday slammed his party-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government's handling of the Anna Hazare fast and said its actions showed a ... Read more...

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Cat wins Guinness record for loudest purr


May 22nd, 2011 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) A British cat with a purr likened to that of a vacuum cleaner has been recognized by the Guinness World Records in its "Loudest purr by ... Read more...

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MNS asks Mumbai’s BJP chief to quit


May 6th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 6 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) Friday demanded the sacking of the city's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Raj Purohit for making derogatory references to a college ... Read more...

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Scientists develop software for recognizing double entendre joke


May 2nd, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 2 (ANI): Two computer scientists at the University of Washington have developed a system for recognising a particular type of double entendre joke.Chloe Kiddon and Yuriy Brun developed the system, ... Read more...

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Prove bribery allegation or quit, Bal Thackeray dares Chavan (Lead)


April 30th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai/Thane, April 29 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Friday challenged Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan to prove allegations that his party had taken Rs.5 billion from 11 corporates ... Read more...

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Bhushans should resign from Lokpal panel: Amar Singh (Lead)


April 21st, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh Thursday reiterated his demand that the Lokpal Bill drafting committee co-chair Shanti Bhushan and his son and committee member ... Read more...

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Stones pelted at Anupam Kher’s house


April 10th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) At least two unidentified miscreants pelted stones and glass bottles at the Juhu home of Bollywood actor Anupam Kher here late Saturday.Confirming the incident, Kher ... Read more...

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