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Nitish Kumar demands special category status for Bihar


September 19th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 19 (IANS) In a rare political show, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar took to the streets Wednesday to demand a special category status for the state to hasten ... Read more...

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Upbeat West Indies geared up for World Twenty20


September 12th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Sep 12 (IANS/CMC) West Indies cricket captain Darren Sammy said the team was looking forward to winning the World Twenty20 Championship and bringing back the smiles of fans in the ... Read more...

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Madonna demands new toilet seats


September 6th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 6 (IANS) For pop sensation Madonna, hygiene is a priority and she has reportedly asked for a new toilet seat at every venue of her tour.The ... Read more...

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BJP promises Telangana if it takes power


September 5th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday promised to form a separate state of Telangana within three months if it formed a central government.BJP's Sushma ... Read more...

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Wright to direct first theatre project


September 5th, 2012 - 3:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Sep 5 (IANS) Filmmaker Joe Wright is preparing for his directorial debut in theatre after signing Arthur Wing Pinero's "Trelawny of the Wells".The show is set to debut at ... 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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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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Ashwin hopes India continues winning performance


August 26th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) Ravichandran Ashwin is pleased over India starting the season with a victory against New Zealand in the first cricket Test and hopes the team would ... Read more...

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U-19 victory: Unmukt Chand hails team effort


August 26th, 2012 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 26 (IANS) India captain Unmukt Chand, who struck a match-winning century for his side in the Under-19 Cricket World Cup final here Sunday, chose to single out ... Read more...

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U-19 World Cup: India face New Zealand for place in final (Preview)


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Townsville (Australia), Aug 22 (IANS) As the Indian senior team takes on New Zealand in the first of the two-match Test series starting in Hyderabad, the colts from either side ... Read more...

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Chess: India upset leaders Spain


August 16th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) India 'A' scored a stunning 2.5 - 1.5 win over Spain to move into second spot with 9 match points after the sixth round of the ... Read more...

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New timings for ‘Change of Guard’ ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan


August 16th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Citizens desirous of watching the ceremonial 'Change of Guard' at the Rashtrapati Bhavan every Saturday will now have to reach the venue at 9 ... Read more...

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NDA leaders call on Ramdev (Lead)


August 13th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Ramdev's campaign against black money and corruption Monday drew support from BJP president Nitin Gadkari and Janata Dal-United leader Sharad Yadav who met the yoga ... Read more...

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Ramdev has been exposed, says Congress


August 13th, 2012 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The Congress Monday accused yoga guru Baba Ramdev of fighting a "political battle" in the name of campaigning against black money and said his ... Read more...

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Massive fire in London ahead of Olympic closing ceremony


August 13th, 2012 - 3:03 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 13 (IANS) A blaze described as the biggest to have happened in London in several years broke out Sunday, and more than 200 firefighters had to battle it ... Read more...

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Ramdev returns to Ramlila Maidan for three-day fast (Roundup)


August 9th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) More than a year after the controversial midnight raid by police on his protest fast at the Ramlila Maidan, yoga guru Baba Ramdev was ... Read more...

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Ramlila happens every year: Khurshid


August 9th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Taking a jibe at Baba Ramdev's protest at Ramlila Maidan, union Law Minister Salman Khurshid Thursday said that "Ramlila takes place every year"."Ramlila takes place ... Read more...

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Ramdev begins anti-graft agitation at Ramlila Maidan


August 9th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Yoga guru Baba Ramdev Thursday started his agitation against corruption and black money at the Ramlila Maidan in the city.Holding tricolours, thousands of his supporters ... Read more...

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Olympics archery: No excuse to offer, say coaches


August 5th, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) India's archery coaches Limba Ram and Ravi Shankar have no excuse to offer for their team's disastrous show at the London Olympics."There are no excuses at ... Read more...

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China’s women duo in Olympic beach volleyball quarters


August 4th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) China's Xue Chen and Zhang Xi marched into the quarterfinals of the women's beach volleyball beating a Russian duo 2-0 in the London Olympic Games SaturdayThe ... Read more...

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Olympic gymnastics: American Douglas pips Russians to gold


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:31 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sixteen-year-old American gymnast Gabby Douglas won the gold in the women's individual all around competition on Thursday, leaving Russia with silver and bronze.Douglas triumphed with ... Read more...

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Post Pune, police check Anna fast venue


August 2nd, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) A day after the Pune serial blasts, explosive experts Thursday examined the venue here where social activist Anna Hazare and his colleagues are on ... Read more...

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Hazare’s fast enters fourth day


August 1st, 2012 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Anna Hazare's fast against corruption entered day four on a rain soaked Wednesday with his supporters coming to the venue Jantar Mantar in small ... Read more...

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Sword wielding knights rob French medieval festival


July 31st, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Paris, July 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the largest festivals held in France is the Medievals Europeans de Bitche. It is attended by many considering that it is a sporting activity. The ... Read more...

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Team Anna apologises to media for scuffle


July 31st, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Asking supporters to stay away from violence, anti-corruption crusader Anna Hazare and members of his team Tuesday apologised to the media for the scuffle ... Read more...

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IAC distances itself from anti-media poster


July 30th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Activists of India Against Corruption, which is supporting Team Anna's ongoing hunger agitation in New Delhi, Monday distanced itself from an anti-media poster, terming it ... Read more...

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Elephant stomps Thai man to death


July 30th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bangkok, July 30 (IANS/RIA Novosti) An elephant stomped a man to death near a Buddhist ceremony venue in the presence of Thailand Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, reported the Bangkok Post ... Read more...

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Government cheated us: Hazare (Lead)


July 28th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Day Four of Team Anna's indefinite fast against corruption at Jantar Mantar here Saturday saw Anna Hazare attack the government saying that it has ... Read more...

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Crowds swell as Ramdev comes to Team Anna’s fast site (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) There were thin crowds at the venue as Team Anna's fast at Jantar Mantar entered its third day Friday but the scene changed dramatically ... Read more...

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Jan Lokpal is thrust of our movement: Anna (Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) On the second day of renewed agitation against graft here, Anna Hazare said the thrust of his movement was Jan Lokpal bill and demand ... Read more...

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Metro ridership rises as Team Anna begins fast


July 25th, 2012 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Delhi Metro opened an extra ticket counter at the Patel Chowk station after witnessing a spike in footfalls on the first day of Team Anna's ... Read more...

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We have a good chance of an Olympic medal: Diju


July 25th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 25 (IANS) India's badminton doubles specialist Valiyaveetil Diju, who will be playing mixed doubles with Jwala Gutta in the London Olympics, believes they have a good chance of ... Read more...

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Team Anna creating controversy by naming NSUI: Congress


July 25th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) With Team Anna claiming that members of Congress's students wing created a ruckus at the venue of their indefinite fast, the Congress Wednesday hit ... Read more...

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Youths protest at Team Anna fast, claim to be from NSUI (Lead)


July 25th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) A ruckus was created at Team Anna's fast venue at Jantar Mantar when some youths, claiming to be from Congress' students wing, tried to ... Read more...

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NSUI protests at Team Anna fast venue


July 25th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Around 50 members of the Congress' youth wing NSUI Wednesday staged a protest at Team Anna's fast venue Jantar Mantar, an anti-corruption activist said."Around ... Read more...

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