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Pakistan media gives a thumbs up to Krishna’s visit (Lead)


September 8th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 8 (IANS) Even before the first things were put in fine print and signed, media in Pakistan Saturday gave a thumbs-up to the visit of India's External Affairs ... Read more...

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Jyotirmoyee Sikdar sues Bengali daily for defamation


July 18th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) Former Asiad gold medalist sprinter and ex-Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) lawmaker Jyotirmoyee Sikdar Wednesday filed a defamation suit against a vernacular daily after it mentioned ... Read more...

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Jailed BJP legislator alleges ill-treatment


April 25th, 2012 - 11:45 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 25 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Rajasthan legislator Rajendra Singh Rathore, who has been arrested for his alleged involvement in a staged shootout, Wednesday told ... Read more...

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Pro-government dailies will be promoted: Bengal minister


April 1st, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) A West Bengal minister Sunday defended the government's order to its libraries to stock only specific newspapers for promoting "free thinking" and said only pro-government ... Read more...

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Italian group seeks ban on Dante’s ‘Divine Comedy’


March 15th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, March 15 (IANS/AKI) Dante Alighieri's "Divine Comedy" -- an epic poem about travels through hell and heaven -- was racist and against Islam and should be banned from schools ... Read more...

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Row over housing quota allotments in Odisha


November 14th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 14 (IANS) The allotment of houses and land to individuals for the past several decades under the state's discretionary quota has sparked off a major row in Odisha, ... Read more...

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Tripura journalist attempts self-immolation


July 21st, 2011 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
Agartala, July 20 (IANS) A journalist of a vernacular daily in Tripura Wednesday attempted self-immolation in front of the police headquarters here demanding reimbursement of his medical expenses.Kazi Plaban, reporter ... Read more...

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Kashmir terror outfit Hizbul Mujahedeen behind sheltering Osama in Abbottabad?


May 4th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 4(ANI): There are indications emerging that Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was sheltered at the luxury compound in Abbottabad by Hizbul Mujahedeen- one of the militant groups that has ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

WikiLeaks disclosures one sided, distorted: Buddhadeb


April 5th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 4 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Monday termed as "one-sided" and "distorted" the recent WikiLeaks cables which claimed that he was in favour of liberalisation and ... Read more...

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Melissa Leo apologises for the f-bomb at Oscars


February 28th, 2011 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Feb 28 (ANI): Melissa Leo, who grabbed the Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the 2011 Academy Awards, has apologized for using f-word during her acceptance speech.Leo, who won ... Read more...

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Journalists protest attack on colleague by BJD leader


February 8th, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 7 (IANS) Nearly 100 journalists staged a demonstration here Monday to protest the alleged attack by a ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader and his supporters on a reporter of ... Read more...

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‘Old’ LOL, BRB are now PML, BFN for net chatters


December 19th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 19 (ANI): Internet vernacular has changed and it's no longer cool to write LOL (laugh out loud) - the new acronym is PML (p*** myself laughing).And no one still ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Ugandan President’s rap song is a hit


November 6th, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 06 (ANI): Uganda President Yoweri Museveni's rap song has become a hit, with many bars and nightclubs across the country playing it.Museveni, 66, had explained while addressing a rally for ... Read more...

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Srinagar newspapers suspend publication


July 10th, 2010 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 10 (IANS) The editors of Srinagar-based vernacular and English newspapers Saturday announced the suspension of their publications to protest the alleged harassment by the Jammu and Kashmir administration. Newspaper editors, reporters ... Read more...

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Sydney magistrate rules word `prick’ is part of every-day vernacular


May 4th, 2010 - 1:30 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, May 4 (ANI): A Sydney court magistrate has ruled that the word "prick" is part of the every-day vernacular and has cleared a university student of an offensive language charge.According ... Read more...

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Newspaper’s company secretary gets bail in bribe case


January 16th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) A city court Saturday granted bail to a leading vernacular daily's company secretary, a co-accused with suspended Company Law Board (CLB) member R. Vasudevan in a graft ... Read more...

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TV5 channel editors released on bail


January 11th, 2010 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 11 (IANS) A city court Monday granted bail to two editors of Telugu television channel TV 5 arrested for airing an unsubstantiated story about an alleged conspiracy behind the death ... Read more...

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TV channel editors arrested for inciting violence (Second Lead)


January 9th, 2010 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 8 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh police Friday night arrested two editors of Telugu television channel TV 5 for airing a "baseless and malicious" report about an alleged conspiracy behind the ... Read more...

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India strengthening coastal security, says naval commander


December 2nd, 2009 - 1:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Dec 2 (ANI): Naval officer-in-charge (West Bengal) Commodore Chandra Sekhar Azad has said that in the wake 26/11 Mumbai attack, India has taken several measures to strengthen coastal security across the ... Read more...

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Journalists under police scanner in Goa blast case


October 27th, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 27 (IANS) At least three journalists are under the spotlight for their alleged role in the Diwali eve blast in Margao, say police officials investigating the case. Two members of ... Read more...

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Media persons stage protest against CBI in Assam


July 29th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by ANI
Jorhat, July 29 (ANI): Protesting against the careless handling of a journalist's murder case by the CBI, scores of media persons took on to streets of Assam's Jorhat city on Wednesday.Holding placards ... Read more...

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Ganguly denies giving any interview critical of selectors


October 11th, 2008 - 2:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 11 (IANS) Sourav Ganguly chose to play down the controversy raked by an interview in a Bengali daily in which he had lashed out at the Dilip Vengsarkar-chaired selection committee ... Read more...

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The 6 most embarrassing sex moments revealed


September 17th, 2008 - 6:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 17 (ANI): Whether youre an amateur or master in the sack, when it comes to embarrassing sex moments, few go unscathed. So here are few tips to help you ... Read more...

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Journalist shot dead in Madhya Pradesh town


August 1st, 2008 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Aug 1 (IANS) A journalist of a vernacular daily was shot dead Friday in Madhya Pradesh's Rewa town, the police said. Deepak Mishra, who was working as the chief of bureau ... Read more...

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