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Former army chief opposes plea to cancel his bail


August 24th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Former army chief V.K. Singh Friday opposed the plea of another former army officer seeking cancellation of bail in a defamation case, accusing the latter ... Read more...

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Deficit rain hits agriculture in Jammu region


July 31st, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, July 31 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has, in view of the deficit monsoon this year, asked farmers in Jammu region to sow alternate crops that need less ... Read more...

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‘Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter’ bad adaptation of good novel (Movie Review)


July 13th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter"; Cast: Benjamin Walker, Rufus Sewell, Dominic Cooper; Director: Timur Bekmambetov; Rating: 2.5/5Whether you like the film or not would depend on your sensibilities. If you are ... Read more...

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Bitter Yeddyurappa mocks BJP leadership


May 19th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 19 (IANS) Scam-hit former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Saturday mocked his Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) central leadership and blamed party general secretary H.N. Ananth Kumar for ... Read more...

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Going against body clock paves way to obesity


May 11th, 2012 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, May 11 (IANS) The mismatch between the body's internal clock and our daily schedules not only make us sleepy, but it also contributes to the growing tide of obesity, ... Read more...

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Subroto Roy slams BCCI’s attitude as one-sided, arbitrary


February 4th, 2012 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 4 (IANS) Sahara India chief Subroto Roy Saturday said it was the one-sided and arbitrary attitude of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) that drove ... Read more...

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Congress seeking friends, not votes in Uttar Pradesh: Jaitley


January 15th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Jan 15 (IANS) A discordant relationship with Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress is forcing the Congress to hunt for "friends, instead of votes" in next month's assembly polls in ... Read more...

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CPI-M slams Trinamool for sidelining Congress


January 9th, 2012 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 8 (IANS) Fuelling the controversy of the Congress acting as the B-Team of the Left, the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Sunday alleged that Chief Minister Mamata ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Traffic cop books legislator, summoned by house panel


December 19th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Dec 19 (IANS) A Meghalaya legislator who heads the state assembly's privileges and ethics committee has summoned two traffic policemen for booking him for traffic violation, according to an ... Read more...

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Blockade lifted, but Manipur still tense


December 2nd, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Dec 2 (IANS) The economic blockage has been lifted in Manipur, but it has not done much to douse the seething anger of people still reeling under the crippling ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Court notice to Delhi University on M.A. Music entrance test


November 20th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has issued notice to Delhi University on a petition questioning the validity of the admission criteria for Masters in Music (Hindustani) ... Read more...

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Case against Gautam Doshi baseless, grant bail: Sorabjee


May 4th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Charges against Gautam Doshi of Reliance Anil Ambani Group in the second generation (2G) telecom spectrum case is baseless and denial of bail goes against ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

‘Women not suited for combat roles because of rape risk’: Australia Defense Association


April 13th, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Apr 13 (ANI): The Australia Defense Association (ADA) has raised concerns that women soldiers are more likely to be raped on the frontline which would distract male soldiers from facing the ... Read more...

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Court allows CBI plea to extradite Warren Anderson (Second Lead)


March 23rd, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday allowed a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) plea seeking extradition of US-based former Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson for the 1984 ... Read more...

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Vice President Ansari releases “Bismillah Khan: The Maestro from Benaras”


March 21st, 2011 - 10:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari released a book entitled "Bismillah Khan: The Maestro from Benaras" based on the life of music legend late Ustad Bismillah Khan authored ... Read more...

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Economics now wealth-creating device for few: Ashok Mitra


March 18th, 2011 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Economics today has been reduced to an elitist device that helps a handful in society make money and more money, unmindful if the rest ... Read more...

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PM cannot deny responsibility on graft: Left Front manifesto


March 17th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 16 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front in its election manifesto Wednesday attacked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for being silent on the issues of graft and surrendering to ... Read more...

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Why is Sonia Gandhi silent on black money, asks Rajnath


February 15th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 15 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajnath Singh Tuesday criticised United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi for her silence on the issue of black money and asked ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

James Cameron’s “Sanctum” Gets Mixed Response


February 6th, 2011 - 3:12 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A cave-diving expedition in the "the largest unexplored cave system in the world" turns out to be a catastrophe when heavy flood hits the area. This ... Read more...

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Hasina rules out new airport ‘against people’s will’


February 2nd, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 2 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina Wednesday said her government will not push for building a new international airport at a location about 40 km from here, after ... Read more...

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CEC Quraishi expresses concern over paid news in elections


January 24th, 2011 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 24 (ANI): Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Dr. S.Y. Quraishi on Monday terming paid news as a complex problem, said that it could be addressed by self-regulation by media and ... Read more...

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‘Season Of The Witch’ - what’s the point? (IANS Movie Review)


January 21st, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
By Satyen K. Bordoloi Film: "Season Of The Witch"; Cast: Nicolas Cage, Ron Perlman, Claire Foy; Director: Dominic Sena; Rating: * 1/2It is not necessary for a film to have a point. But ... Read more...

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Ugandan President feared attack on aircraft on “mercurial” Gaddafi’s instructions


December 8th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): "Mercurial and eccentric" Libyan leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi is often ridiculed by the West for his irritating behaviour, but is regarded with fear and mistrust in parts of ... Read more...

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Tips to reduce holiday stress


December 5th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Who does not want a holiday in life and spend some time avoiding the hustles and bustles of everyday work? To avoid monotony in life and ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Apex court judge mourns inconsistency in judgments


November 14th, 2010 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow , Nov 13 (IANS) Expressing concern over inconsistency in judgments, Supreme Court judge R.V. Raveendran said Saturday that such anomalies had led the common man to lose faith in the judicial ... Read more...

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Benazir Bhutto’s aide’s clarion call to PPP government to arrest her assassins


November 11th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, Nov 11(ANI): Former Pakistan Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto's political secretary, Nahid Khan, has demanded that the ruling Pakistan People's Party (PPP) government must arrest the people behind her assassination."Wake ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Sparky Anderson In Hospice Care, His Family Says


November 4th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Nov 4, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Former manager of Major League Baseball Sparky Anderson's family has released a statement where it was stated that due to complications from "dementia," he has been ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Army won’t attempt to take over: Pakistani PM


November 2nd, 2010 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
By Awais Saleem Islamabad, Nov 2 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani Tuesday said that "the army will not attempt to take over and impose another martial law because it ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Former Pak crickters welcome Younus Khan’s return to national squad


October 22nd, 2010 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Karachi, Oct. 22 (ANI): Former Pakistan cricketers such as Zaheer Abbas, Mohsin Khan, Rasid Latif and Basit Ali have welcomed the return of former skipper Younus Khan to the national squad, and ... Read more...

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Lady Gaga’s Wierd Demands


October 9th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 9, 2010  (Sampurn Wire): Trust Lady Gaga to remain in news, work or no work! While many would agree that she does possess a lovely voice, Lady Gaga more often ... Read more...

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Kelly Osbourne Removes Tattoos To Reinvent Herself


October 8th, 2010 - 7:49 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Kelly Osbourne, in order to reinvent herself, removed a few of her fifteen tattoos that is carved on her skin. He now wants to mold herself into a more ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Activist seeks transparency in Maharahstra RTI chief’s selection


October 7th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Oct 7 (IANS) Prominent Mumbai-based right to information (RTI) activist Krishnaraj Rao continued his indefinite fast for the second day Thursday, demanding transparency in the appointment of Maharashtra's chief information ... Read more...

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Top Maoist incites Naga security personnel to defy orders in Bengal


September 29th, 2010 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 29 (IANS) A top Maoist leader Wednesday appealed to Naga troopers of the Indian Reserve Battalion to defy orders and not take part in the ongoing security operations against the ... Read more...

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Anysha Panesar’s Victory Upsets The Rest


September 21st, 2010 - 7:09 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Sep 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The outcome of the famous American beauty pageant, "America's Perfect Teen", did not seem to have impressed too many contestants and their parents, when the 16 ... Read more...

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Dr. Roger Musson Warns That Britain Is Overdue For A Major Earthquake


September 17th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Sep 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Nature has its own whims and fancies. Sometimes it nurtures you, sometimes it becomes violent. Seismologist Dr Roger Musson said that a killer earthquake could hit ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

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