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Milla wants Cameroon’s football body sacked


April 20th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
Yaounde (Cameroon), April 20 (IANS) Afraid that four-time champions Cameroon may again fail to qualify for the 2013 African Cup of Nations, legendary footballer Roger Milla has called for the ... Read more...

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Salsa anyone? India swings to the Latino beat (With Images)


April 18th, 2012 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Latino dances are now the world's hottest cultural diplomacy tool connecting people across continents. And in India, it is the new beat on dance floors.Dancers ... Read more...

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Tagore song heralds new year in Bangladesh


April 14th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 14 (IANS) Hundreds of Bangladeshis gathered in the capital Saturday to sing "Esho hey Baishakh esho esho", a traditional song written by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, to welcome ... Read more...

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Saudi youth explore India’s IT, education space


March 29th, 2012 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) A 40-member Saudi Arabian youth team that is in India to promote interactions in the field of science and technology and to gain a ... Read more...

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Saudi youth get a feel of India’s software power


March 28th, 2012 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 28 (IANS) A 40-member youth delegation from Saudi Arabia, on a perception-changing visit to this country, got firsthand experience of India's software power at Infosys Ltd, India's ... Read more...

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Cycling to work? Growing movement to tackle mobility crisis (Feature)


March 25th, 2012 - 11:18 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Cycling to work may soon become a reality in Delhi, and not just for the poor. With pollution and shrinking roadspace, the capital is under ... Read more...

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Hyderabad gets first bicycle track for public


March 18th, 2012 - 10:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 18 (IANS) Hyderabad got its first bicycle track for the public Sunday with hundreds participating in a "bicyclone rally" to mark the formal launch.From Monday, a three km ... Read more...

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Non-Muslim women in Pakistan face harassment (Lead)


March 16th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) Two-thirds of non-Muslim Pakistani women were sexually harassed and 43 percent suffered religious discrimination at workplaces, a study said.Around 27 percent of Hindu and Christian women ... Read more...

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Minority women in Pakistan face harassment: Study


March 16th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 16 (IANS) Around 74 percent of Pakistani women from minority communities -- Christians and Hindus -- were sexually harassed, while 43 percent faced religious discrimination at workplaces in ... Read more...

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Six showstoppers for Malini Agarwalla’s accessory show


March 6th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Six women from different walks of life walked the ramp together for accessory designer Malini Agarwalla on the concluding day of the Lakme Fashion Week Tuesday.Bollywood ... Read more...

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Indian American filmmaker wins award


March 3rd, 2012 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (IANS) Indian American filmmaker Manan Singh Katohora has won the "2012 Rising Star Award" for his feature film "9 Eleven" at the Canada International Film Festival.Held in ... Read more...

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Kerala committed to new Mullaperiyar dam: Governor


March 1st, 2012 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 1 (IANS) Acting Kerala Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Thursday said the state government was committed to building a new dam at Mullaperiyar. He also accused the previous Left ... Read more...

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Funeral of veteran journalist George Joseph attended by hundreds


February 29th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kanjirapally (Kerala), Feb 29 (IANS) Hundreds of people from all walks of life turned up for the funeral ceremony of George Joseph, veteran journalist and political editor of IANS, at ... Read more...

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China builds museum on Confucius


February 29th, 2012 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 29 (IANS) China is building a museum to display over 100,000 cultural relics related to ancient philosopher Confucius.The museum is being built in the eastern Shandong province, Xinhua ... Read more...

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Chinese vice-president meets US president


February 15th, 2012 - 7:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping called on US President Barack Obama at the White House Tuesday and delivered a letter from Chinese President Hu Jintao.Xi is ... Read more...

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Bangaloreans run for healthy heart on Valentine’s Day


February 15th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 14 (IANS) While Cupid-struck lovers were busy exchanging roses, gifts and greeting each other to celebrate Valentine's Day, about 1,000 denizens of this tech hub ran a marathon ... Read more...

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Jolie grateful to humanitarian deeds


February 11th, 2012 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) Actress Angelina Jolie says she would have led a "very shallow, horrible life" if she hadn't thrown herself into humanitarian work to keep her grounded ... Read more...

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US, Chinese vice presidents discuss relations


February 8th, 2012 - 4:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 8 (IANS) US Vice President Joe Biden discussed bilateral ties with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping during a telephone conversation Tuesday.Xi, who is scheduled to pay an ... Read more...

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India needs more young leaders: PM


January 28th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) Calling for more Indian youth to take up leadership positions in all walks of life, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said the young leaders ... Read more...

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Odisha celebrates Republic Day


January 26th, 2012 - 10:59 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 26 (IANS) People across Odisha Thursday took part in Republic Day celebrations, defying a boycott call by Maoists.Governor Murlidhar Chandrakant Bhandare and Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik unfurled the ... Read more...

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Not expecting investment, but more interaction with NRIs: Gehlot


January 7th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 7 (IANS) Rajasthan is not expecting huge investments from NRIs taking part in the Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas (PBD) here, but intends to use the occasion to enhance ... Read more...

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Amrika Chalo: A play on US-Pakistan love-hate relationship


December 31st, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 31 (IANS) Described as a self-critical view of double standards and hypocrisies between the two nations, a play on the US-Pakistan relationship, now on here and a ... Read more...

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1,500 people join Lokpal bill campaign in Bangalore


December 27th, 2011 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 27 (IANS) About 1,500 people from all walks of life Tuesday joined campaign for a strong Lokpal bill and 25 people are on fast in support of ... Read more...

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TRAI seeks views on spectrum for short-range communication


December 26th, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Monday floated a consultation paper seeking views from industry on spectrum allocation for short-range communication technologies for residential ... Read more...

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Bangladesh pays tribute to martyrs on Victory Day


December 16th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 16 (IANS) Thousands of Bangladeshis Friday paid tributes to those who sacrificed their lives for liberating the country in 1971.The 40th Victory Day celebrations began in the ... Read more...

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Bishop Stortford to end its twinning relationship with foreign cities


December 15th, 2011 - 12:41 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Dec 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Bishop’s Stortford has decided to end its twinning relationship with two foreign cities. The English town shared cultural links with the German city of Friedberg and the ... Read more...

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Hospital fire: Kolkatans take out candlelight processions


December 11th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 11 (IANS) People from all walks of life, including film personalities, Sunday took out a candlelight march to pay tribute to victims of the city's Advanced Medicare ... Read more...

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Chiranjeevi’s son engaged


December 2nd, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 1 (IANS) Young Telugu actor and son of actor-turned-politician Chiranjeevi, Ram Charan Teja was engaged to his long-time girlfriend Kamineni Upasana at a lavish ceremony held at a ... Read more...

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Big star cast for Airtel Delhi Half Marathon


November 26th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The 2011 Airtel Delhi Half Marathon Sunday should provide an intense competition what with some of the biggest names in the world of long-distance running ... Read more...

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Kapil Dev, Bhujbal now in wax (with Images)


November 25th, 2011 - 11:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 25 (IANS) Lifelike wax statues of former Indian cricket star Kapil Dev and Maharashtra minister Chhagan Bhujbal were unveiled here Friday by Lonavala's Celebrity Wax Museum.The statues ... Read more...

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KBC winner Sushil Kumar turns down ‘Big Boss’ offer


November 24th, 2011 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 24 (IANS) Sushil Kumar, the first to win Rs.5 crore on "Kaun Banega Crorepati 5", has turned down an offer to enter the reality show "Bigg Boss" ... Read more...

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‘KBC 5′ ends, leaves behind poignant memories


November 18th, 2011 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) "Kaun Banega Crorepati 5" saw a bevy of stars, but it was the common man's dreams, desires, aspirations and emotions that took centrestage and ... Read more...

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Deepika Govind’s new designs mix style, power


November 15th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Inspired by Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen's play "A Doll's House", designer Deepika Govind's new collection is a combination of fearless and delicate substance for modern ... Read more...

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Core team to include members with clean background: Hazare


November 13th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Ralegan Siddhi (Maharashtra), Nov 13 (IANS) Announcing that his core team will be revamped, Anna Hazare Sunday said the committee will be expanded to 50 but would only include ... Read more...

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Kids run as part of Children’s Day celebrations


November 13th, 2011 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Live rock music, folk dances and poem recitals… It was a carnival at Central Secretariat Grounds in central Delhi's Chanakyapuri where over a thousand kids ... Read more...

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