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‘No decision yet on Kashmir interlocutors’ report: Government


August 8th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) The government has not taken any decision on the interlocutors report on Jammu and Kashmir submitted last year and is not planning any mechanism to ... Read more...

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Rare late night sitting in Rajya Sabha (Sidelights)


December 30th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) It was a rare occasion for the Rajya Sabha to sit late into the night Thursday, which led to some self-congratulatory pats from MPs.An MP ... Read more...

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Attack on Pakistani soldiers smacks of US arrogance: Daily


November 29th, 2011 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 29 (IANS) The NATO attack that left over two dozen Pakistani soldiers dead smacks of the "arrogance of a superpower", said a Pakistani daily. It noted that ... Read more...

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ICC appoints Woolf to head its review panel


August 4th, 2011 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) Thursday appointed Harry Woolf, a former chief justice of England and Wales, to chair its independent governance review panel which will ... Read more...

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Social networking gives me real feedback: Priyanka Chopra (Interview)


May 13th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) With over a million followers on Twitter, and over two million on Facebook, Bollywood's social-networking queen Priyanka Chopra says she feels loved and that ... Read more...

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Activists demand strong Lokpal Bill


April 30th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Raising a voice against corruption, activists including lawyers, social reformers and journalists Friday demanded a strong Lokpal (ombudsman) Bill.Addressing a convention organised by ... Read more...

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India to open consulate in Perth (Lead)


April 6th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The cabinet Wednesday approved the opening of an Indian consulate in Perth in Australia and the creation of 12 posts there.The approval came at ... Read more...

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Twitter analysis can be used for stock market predictions!


April 5th, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 5 (ANI): Looking for a hot stock tip? Well, go through the messages in Twitter.Twitter and microblogging can be an indicator of stock market movements, according to economists at the ... Read more...

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India pin hopes on batsmen, Pakistan on bowlers (Roundup)


March 29th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 29 (IANS) If history can infuse confidence in a team, then India can take heart from their unbeaten run in the World Cup against Pakistan. Neither captain ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Women share their thoughts on porn on first annual Ladyporn Day


February 25th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Pornography, which is thought to be of interest only to men, has for once become a topic of discussion for women too, with the first annual Ladyporn Day ... Read more...

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Does ‘UFO’ sighting above Jerusalem shrine suggest alien existence?


February 3rd, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 3 (ANI): Unidentified Flying Object (UFO) enthusiasts have claimed that videos showing a shining ball of light hovering above a Jerusalem shrine could finally prove aliens exist.The clips show the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Election Commission begins Assam visit


February 2nd, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 2 (IANS) The full bench of the Election Commission led by Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi arrived here Wednesday for a two-day visit to review the preparations for Assam's assembly ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Afghan-Pak-US talks on peace efforts in Afghanistan to be held next month: Qureshi


January 26th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan 26(ANI): Trilateral talks among Afghanistan, Pakistan and the United States on the Afghan peace efforts will be held in Washington next month, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has said.Talking to ... Read more...

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India must be wary of defence imports: Narayanan


December 18th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 18 (IANS) West Bengal Governor M.K. Narayanan Saturday made a scathing criticism of the Indian military and the defence production industry and said there was a vested interest in "buying ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pope Says Use Of Condoms Justified In Some Cases


November 21st, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Nov 21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Pope Benedict XVI has made a statement in his latest book that is sure to take the catholic world by storm. Though the book is due ... Read more...

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Future of Pak-Afghan people linked: Qureshi


November 13th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 13 (ANI): Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that any ills afflicting Pakistan would have implications for peace and stability in Afghanistan and troubles plaguing Afghan society would ... Read more...

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Latest round of Pak-US strategic dialogue ’successful’: Qureshi


October 24th, 2010 - 12:19 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Oct 24 (ANI): Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has termed the latest round of the US-Pak strategic dialogue 'successful', 'progressive' and 'fruitful', adding that the talks helped improve ties of ... Read more...

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Obama describes Fox News as “destructive” for American growth


September 28th, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- President Barack Obama in an interview with Rolling Stones Magazine released on Tuesday slammed Fox News by calling the media outlet as being "destructive" for ... Read more...

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Edyta Sliwinska Quits ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Prior To The Initiation Of Its 11th Season


September 1st, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 1, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): 29-year-old Edyta Sliwinska happens to be a professional dancer of Polish bloodline, who has been associated with Dancing with the Stars (DWTS), which is a ... Read more...

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HUD Secretary of America Articulates Growth In Housing In New Orleans


August 30th, 2010 - 5:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Washington, August 30, 2010 (Just Flashed): Shaun Donovan happens to be the Housing and Urban Development Secretary (HUD) of America. He has mentioned that concrete advancement has been executed in the preceding ... Read more...

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India hopeful about China’s support for UNSC seat


May 26th, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by ANI
On Board Air India One, May 26 (ANI): Not expecting much diplomatic gains from President Pratibha Devisingh Patil's visit to China, India is, however, hopeful that Beijing would support India's candidature for ... Read more...

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Telling lies gets higher grades, say Chinese


May 14th, 2010 - 10:28 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 14 (IANS) A majority of Chinese people say they lie about their real life experiences, while almost half of them say lying helps get better grades in school.Many students "fictionalise" ... Read more...

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Ram or Raavan? Southern superstar Vikram plays both


April 25th, 2010 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, April 25 (IANS) Southern superstar Vikram is playing Raavan and Rama in Mani Ratnam's new film! Confused? So was the actor, who plays opposite roles in the ... Read more...

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Southern Superstar Vikram Traumatized By Raavan


April 24th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
April 24, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Tamil superstar Vikram who makes his debut in Hindi with Mani Ratnam's Raavan is a traumatized man.While in the ... Read more...

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IPL governing council meet as scheduled: BCCI chief


April 22nd, 2010 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Amidst nationwide tax probe on the Indian Premier League (IPL) and its franchises, the chief of the country's cricket administration Thursday said the tournament's governing council meet ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Mass media key vehicle by which climate change contrarianism has traveled


February 23rd, 2010 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): In a new study, a University of Colorado at Boulder professor has determined that mass media have been a key vehicle by which climate change contrarianism has traveled.The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Cuba, Arab League sign cooperation pact


January 20th, 2010 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, Jan 20 (IANS/EFE) Cuba and the Arab League have signed a memorandum of understanding and cooperation here, the island nation's deputy foreign minister said. "It has been a very productive visit," Marcos ... Read more...

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Dhaka opposition seeks unity to protest India pacts


January 15th, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 15 (IANS) Main opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) has "rejected" the pacts the government signed with India earlier this week and is striving for a united protest movement to ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

End of Kamaal’s reign as ‘Bigg Boss’


December 10th, 2009 - 1:31 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Bigg Boss Season 3 -Synopsis EP 50-DAY 66Another day dawns in the house; in the reign of the generous new "Bigg Boss', Kamaal. The housemates are quite relaxed in his reign ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Row over ‘rigged’ climate change data haunts summit


December 8th, 2009 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 8 (DPA) The question of whether climate change research data is being manipulated to suit the views of the opposing camps in the debate over global warming has erupted with ... Read more...

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Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz calls for all ‘inclusive movement’


November 12th, 2009 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 12 (IANS) Hurriyat Conference chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Thursday said the Kashmir issue can only be resolved if "people of all religions, regions and ethnicity are included" in the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Elijah Wood’s ain’t tech crazy


September 15th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
When most celebs appear to be hooked on to their latest gadgets, actor Elijah Wood thinks that human race may be destroyed due to technology. The 28-year-old 'Lord of the Rings' star ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

We will oppose any action against Musharraf : PML-Q


September 8th, 2009 - 12:42 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep.8 (ANI): Lending its full support to former President General Pervez Musharraf, the Pakistan Muslim League (Quaid) PML-Q has decided to oppose any action against the former general under Article-Six ... Read more...

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Taliban’s actions totally ‘unIslamic’, claims top cleric


June 19th, 2009 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 19 (ANI): Top cleric and rector of the Darul Uloom Waqf (Deoband), Maulana Salim Qasimi, has denounced the Taliban for its unIslamic viewpoints and actions, saying that the banned ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Holbrooke says Geo TV is anti-US


June 5th, 2009 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, June 5 (ANI): US Special Envoy for Pakistan and Afghanistan, Richard Holbrooke, has said that Geo TV should ensure coverage of what the US is doing for Pakistan.Holbrooke said: "Geo ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

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