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Sharjah launches taxi service for disabled


September 8th, 2012 - 1:17 am ICT by IANS
Sharjah, Sep 7 (IANS/WAM) In a move to reach out to the people with special needs, the Sharjah Transport Corporation (STC) has unveiled a special taxi service for them.The new ... Read more...

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136 elite athletes for world 10K Run


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 23 (IANS) The TCS World 10K Run, to be held here Sunday, has attracted as many as 21,060 entries, including 89 elite male and 47 elite female runners ... Read more...

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Painting dreams with a ballpen from a wheelchair


May 2nd, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) He is 37 and a warrior in a wheelchair with a sword that etches his imagination on paper in sharp lines.Physically-challenged C.V. Surendran's sword is ... Read more...

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Chandy announces sops for the physically challenged


April 4th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 4 (IANS) More government jobs, free three-wheelers and easy accessibility for physically challenged people in Kerala are the latest sops that the Kerala government under Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Awareness and empathy can embolden Autistic people (April 2 is World Autism Day)


April 1st, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Whether an unreasonable airline denies them a seat or an inconsiderate doctor refuses to examine them, autistic people have for long faced unnecessary discrimination for ... Read more...

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Kerala doubles allowances for diaspora


March 28th, 2012 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 28 (IANS) The Kerala government Wednesday doubled the financial assistance extended to the weaker and poorer sections of the state's diaspora, which includes assistance to bring back the ... Read more...

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Compensate woman mistreated by police, NHRC tells Delhi


March 22nd, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 22 (IANS) India's apex human rights panel Thursday asked the Delhi government to pay compensation to an injured woman mistreated by Delhi Police at the Karkardooma court ... Read more...

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Julia Roberts to star in ‘The Normal Heart’


January 24th, 2012 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 24 (IANS) Hollywood actress Julia Roberts has been roped in to star in Ryan Murphy's new film "The Normal Heart". The Oscar-winning actress is being joined by Alec ... Read more...

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‘Dam 999′ - Politically incorrect and mediocre fare (IANS Movie Review- Rating:*)


November 26th, 2011 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Dam999", Director: Sohan Roy; Actors: Ashish Vidyarthi, Joshua Fredric Smith, Rajit Kapur, Vinay Rai, Vimala Raman, Linda Arsenio; Rating: *There are films that are bad and those that are ... 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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Sketch of Orissa legislator’s killer released


October 11th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Bhuaneswar, Oct 10 (IANS) Orissa Police Monday released the sketch of one of the suspected assailants who allegedly killed ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator Jagabandhu Majhi last month.The criminal ... Read more...

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Orissa legislator killed by suspected Maoists


September 24th, 2011 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 24 (IANS) Orissa's ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator Jagabandhu Majhi and his personal security officer were Saturday shot dead by unidentified assailants suspected to be Maoists in ... Read more...

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‘Johnny English Reborn’ is a reboot indeed


September 24th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Johnny English Reborn"; Cast: Rowan Atkinson, Rosamund Pike, Dominic West; Director: Oliver Parker; Rating: ***For every good, there's bad. For every suavity, there's the uncouth. And for every swashbuckling James ... Read more...

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Cash-for-votes money must have come from BJP: Jethmalani


September 12th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) While arguing for bail for Amar Singh, senior advocate and BJP's Rajya Sabha member Ram Jethmalani told the court Monday that the money in ... Read more...

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Arrested Bengal ex-minister discharged from hospital


August 17th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 17 (IANS) Former Left Front minister Sushanto Ghosh, arrested in West Bengal's Midnapore skeleton case and admitted to hospital, was discharged Wednesday.Ghosh was sent to seven-day police custody ... Read more...

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Manna Dey, Mahasweta get inaugural ‘Banga-Vibhusan’


July 25th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 25 (IANS) Legendary singer Manna Dey and writer Mahasweta Devi are among the nine luminaries from diverse fields felicitated with the inaugural 'Banga-Vibhusan' award by the West ... Read more...

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DMK chief meets Chidamabram, cancels flight back home (lead)


May 23rd, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) DMK chief M. Karunanidhi, who had Monday come to the national capital on a "personal visit" to meet his jailed daughter and Rajya Sabha member ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi meets Kanimozhi, cancels trip back home (Roundup)


May 23rd, 2011 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) It was an emotional family reunion at the high-security Tihar complex Monday as DMK chief M. Karunanidhi met his daughter and Rajya Sabha member ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi meets Kanimozhi, Raja, Sharad Kumar in Tihar (Second Lead)


May 23rd, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) DMK chief M. Karunanidhi Monday met his daughter and Rajya Sabha member Kanimozhi, former telecom minister A. Raja and the family-run Kalaingar TV's managing director ... Read more...

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Ludhiana’s Sadar Police Station adjudged as best in India by UN affiliate


March 26th, 2011 - 8:45 pm ICT by ANI
Ludhiana, Mar 26(ANI): A police station in Ludhiana has been declared as the best in the country by Altus Global Alliance, which works with the United Nations (UN) for enhancing public safety ... Read more...

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Old friends, old memories at Panjab University’s alumni meet


February 21st, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma and Ritika Sharma Chandigarh, Feb 21 (IANS) Rather nostalgic about the times gone by, walking down the memory lane, and cracking jokes, the old-timers of the Panjab ... Read more...

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Indian Army to observe 2011 as ‘Year of the Disabled Soldier’


January 15th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): The Indian Army has decided to observe 2011 as the 'Year of the Disabled Soldier'."We have been giving great respect to our martyred soldiers and the ... Read more...

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Zsa Zsa Gabor: The’ Moulin Rouge ‘Star To Go For Leg Amputation


January 3rd, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
in 1952 is a Hungarian born star quite popular during the 1950’s and -60’s was taken to the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center on Sunday night in order to get ... Read more...

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More Bluelines going out, private low-floors being introduced


December 28th, 2010 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 27 (IANS) More than 1,200 Blueline buses will be phased out from the capital's roads by Friday, and the Delhi government is introducing private low-floor buses in several clusters ... Read more...

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Yefim Tsirinsky kills 86 year old mother: Mercy killing or a deliberate murder?


December 20th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
December 20, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Yefim Tsirinsky, a 52 year old man killed his 86 year old mother with a pillow in his 9th floor New York apartment this past ... Read more...

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Guzaarish: Extra-Sensitive Roles Of Aishwarya-Hrithik!


November 20th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The basic idea of the struggles of existence of a patient suffering from the painstaking disease of paralysis is very poignantly depicted by the director Sanjay Leela Bhansali. However, Aishwarya Rai ... Read more...

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Review Of Guzaarish: Undeniable Wonder By Sanjay Leela Bhansali


November 19th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Director: Sanjay Leela BhansaliStarrting: Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Aditya Roy Kapur, Monikangana Dutta, Shernaz Patel, Rajat Kapoor.Rating: ****Guzaarish is yet another magical representation of stories by filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The trailers ... Read more...

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Why Was Hrithik Skeptical Of Playing His Character In Guzaarish?


November 19th, 2010 - 5:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali was convinced right from the beginning that it was Hrithik who could enact the character of Ethan perfectly. However, when Hrithik was informed about the film and the ... Read more...

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Aishwarya Or Monikangana: Who Will Make A Better Pair With Hrithik In Guzaarish


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
November 2, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Hrithik Roshan and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan starrer Guzaarish will release soon. A  lot has already been said and written about the steamy hot scenes between ... Read more...

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Gene Simmons Gets Hospitalized For Dehydration


October 26th, 2010 - 7:46 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 26, 2010(Pen Men at Work): Gene Simmons the popular rock star from the band Kiss, who has enthralled the rock enthusiasts with his talent. The rocker was recently admitted to ... Read more...

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Who Made Kareena Cry?


October 11th, 2010 - 2:56 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 11, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Kareena Kapoor is surely an emotional and kind-hearted actress, which was proved recently, when she appeared on a music reality show to promote her upcoming movie ... Read more...

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Maudany gets heart check-up, advised further tests


August 27th, 2010 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 27 (IANS) People's Democratic Party chief Abdul Nasir Maudany, jailed here for suspected involvement in the 2008 serial blasts here, Friday underwent check-up at a government-run cardiology institute in the ... Read more...

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PDP leader Maudany arrested, asks followers to remain peaceful (Third Lead)


August 17th, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 17 (IANS) People's Democratic Party (PDP) chief Abdul Nazir Maudany was Tuesday arrested for his alleged involvement in the 2008 Bangalore bombings. As he was being taken to Bangalore, he ... Read more...

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PDP chief Maudany arrested, to be flown to Bangalore (Second lead, Changing dateline)


August 17th, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 17 (IANS) Ending eight days of suspense, People's Democratic Party (PDP) chief Abdul Nazir Maudany was Tuesday arrested for his alleged involvement in the 2008 Bangalore bombings amid emotional scenes ... Read more...

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Medical equipment fair in Chennai starts Aug 6


August 3rd, 2010 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) About 400 medical equipment manufacturers, including 20 from China, Taiwan, Germany and Britain, are expected to showcase their products at the Medicall expo beginning here Aug 6. "The ... Read more...

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