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Let PM speak on coal allocation, government tells BJP


August 27th, 2012 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will make a statement on coal block allocation in the two houses of parliament, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs ... Read more...

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Russia, Britain discussing space projects: Putin


August 3rd, 2012 - 6:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia and Britain are discussing a number of space projects, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday."We plan to launch several British satellites," Putin said ... Read more...

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Iranian leader threatens to increase uranium enrichment


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 23 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran will start enriching uranium to 56-percent level if Israel and the West keep on pressurising Tehran with sanctions, Iranian religious leader Seyed Reza Taghavi ... Read more...

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India is a great and successful democracy: Advani


May 13th, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani said Sunday that the biggest achievement of the country over the past six decades is that India ... Read more...

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PCI chief Katju praises Mamata


May 12th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 12 (IANS) Describing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as a "person of outstanding quality" and very honest, Press Council of India chairman Markandeya Katju Saturday ... Read more...

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Allen apologises to Cao Yupeng after accusing him of cheating


April 25th, 2012 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sheffield (England), April 25 (IANS) Mark Allen has apologised to Cao Yupeng for his comments after losing to the Chinese in the first round of the World Snooker Championship."Following my ... Read more...

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Realtors to discuss crises plaguing building industry


March 26th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, March 26 (IANS) Alarmed by the crises plaguing the realty sector, top real estate corporate and builders from all over India shall converge here Wednesday to brainstorm and find ... Read more...

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Rebellion peters out in Uttarakhand Congress


March 20th, 2012 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, March 20 (IANS) The week-long crisis in Uttarakhand following the coronation of Vijay Bahuguna as chief minister finally seems to be easing out with senior Congress leaders Tuesday ... Read more...

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NGOs to discuss massive green clearances to projects


February 21st, 2012 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) Over 100 NGOs from across India will come together on one platform with government and industry representatives this week to discuss the issue of ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

ICC would be silly to reject Woolf report: CA


February 17th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 17 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive James Sutherland said Friday that the International Cricket Council (ICC) executive board would be silly to reject the recommendations of the ... Read more...

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After his apology, end row over Khurshid: Congress


February 15th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) The Congress said Tuesday that the row between Law Minister Salman Khurshid and Election Commission on minority sub quota should be treated ... Read more...

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Expert groups to probe Fukushima n-plant disaster again


December 31st, 2011 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 31 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Four groups of independent experts will conduct another probe into the nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, the NHK TV channel said.Four ... Read more...

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More ministers tasked to articulate government’s position better


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Facing attacks from an aggressive opposition on a range of issues including Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in retail, the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government ... Read more...

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Music industry bit strange for girls: Gallagher


October 24th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 24 (IANS) Former Oasis guitarist Noel Gallagher wants his sons to become musicians. However, he has a different viewpoint for his daughter, Anais, 11, as he thinks the ... Read more...

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Congress’ young MPs set for bigger role


August 29th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Having played a role in changing the government's course in dealing with the Anna Hazare fast, young MPs of the Congress are set to ... Read more...

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HI bans Sandeep, Sardara for two years


August 27th, 2011 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) National team players Sandeep Singh and Sardara Singh were Saturday banned for two years by Hockey India (HI) for indiscipline.The two had left the camp ... Read more...

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NDA to attend all-party meeting on Lokpal bill (Lead)


July 3rd, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will take part in the all-party meeting on the anti-graft Lokpal bill, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. Advani ... Read more...

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Hazare meets Sonia, to fast again for Lokpal (Lead)


July 2nd, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) Civil society activist Anna Hazare Saturday met Congress president Sonia Gandhi to press for a strong Lokpal bill and said he will go on ... Read more...

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NDA to attend meeting on Lokpal bill


July 2nd, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) will take part in an all-party meeting on the anti-graft Lokpal bill, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader L.K. ... Read more...

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New Zealand cricketers asked to give views on next captain


June 13th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Wellington, June 13 (IANS) New Zealand's top 20 cricketers have been asked to give their views on the leadership abilities of Brendon McCullum and Ross Taylor before the board ... Read more...

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Explain opposition to Lokpal panel’s live telecast: Bhushan


June 7th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) Stressing their demand for live telecast of the Lokpal Bill drafting committee's meetings, panel co-chairperson Shanti Bhushan Tuesday asked his co-chair and Finance Minister ... Read more...

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Drone strikes are counter-productive: Gilani


May 2nd, 2011 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 2(ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani has said that drone attacks are counter-productive and have an adverse impact on the military and the political strategy against terrorism.Gilani also ... Read more...

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Sanjoy takes on civil aviation authorities over Tawang chopper crash


April 22nd, 2011 - 8:41 pm ICT by ANI
Tawang, Apr 22(ANI): Congress leader Takam Sanjoy on Friday took Civil Aviation authorities head on over airworthiness of its 'Pawan Hans' fleet.It comes three days after 17 innocent lives were lost in ... Read more...

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India to open Consulate General in Perth


April 6th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the opening of Consulate General of India in Perth, Australia.It also approved creation of six India-based posts (including one post ... Read more...

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Yet to be approached for ‘Once Upon…’ sequel: Randeep Hooda


March 13th, 2011 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 13 (IANS) "Once Upon A Time in Mumbai" was told from the viewpoint of a police officer and Randep Hooda played the role. But the actor says he ... Read more...

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Karzai asks foreign reconstruction teams to leave Afghanistan over ‘hindering governance’


February 9th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Kabul, Feb 9 (ANI): Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai has accused foreign reconstruction teams of obstructing the progress and "hindering the governance" of his country, and asked them to leave as Afghan ... Read more...

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NCP activists oppose staging of ‘Mee Nathuram Godse Boltoye’


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thane (Maharashtra), Feb 3 (IANS) An angry group of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) activists Thursday opposed the staging of the controversial Marathi play "Mee Nathuram Godse Boltoye" at a theatre here.The play ... Read more...

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Now, an ‘anytime universal intelligence’ test to tell how smart you are


January 28th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Researchers at University of Valencia have developed an 'anytime' intelligence test that gives a more accurate idea of the intelligence of the test subject if there is a ... Read more...

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New test measures intelligence more accurately


January 28th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) A new test measures both human and artificial intelligence more accurately - provided it is spaced out over a longer period."It can be applied to any subject... at ... Read more...

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Homosexuality A Sin, And Sir John Elton A Sinner, Says Joel Osteen


January 27th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Jan 27, (THAINDIAN NEWS) In an interview that aired on Jan 26, Pastor Joel Osteen spoke about a lot of things, ranging from faith, charity and finances. He also touched ... Read more...

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American Idol premiered on 19th Jan


January 20th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 10th season of one of the most successful television reality shows in the world, “American Idol”, premiered on Wednesday on Fox.The show had two new ... Read more...

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Couple In A Bronx Co-Op Faces The Likelihood Of Eviction Over Their Singing Dog


January 19th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
January 19, 2011 (Pen Men at Work): A singing dog and fuming neighbors have ensured that a family at Riverdale in New York City is battling to remain in their co-op.Neighbors have ... Read more...

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Congress refuses comment on criticism of Sibal


January 13th, 2011 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) The Congress Thursday refused to comment on criticism of Communications Minister Kapil Sibal by the government auditor and by Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman Murli Manohar Joshi."A ... Read more...

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“The Craigslist Killer” Movie Premieres On Lifetime


January 4th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Jan 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The poor girl gets cheated on by her picture-perfect murderer husband. "The Craigslist Killer" is an original Lifetime film that was premiered this Monday, at 9:00 ... Read more...

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More talks to solve Gujjar issue expected Friday (Lead)


December 31st, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Dec 31 (IANS) A cordial solution to the Gujjar agitation could be in the pipeline as further talks between representatives of the community, demanding five percent quota in government jobs, and ... Read more...

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