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Mahesh Bhatt supports Aseem, calls for freedom of art


September 12th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt has come out in support of cartoonist Aseem Trivedi, saying freedom of art is important for a peaceful society."I believe a society ... Read more...

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Militants whip drunk Malians 80 times


July 11th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Timbuktu (Mali), July 10 (IANS/AKI) An Islamist militant group punished two drunk men with 80 lashes each in the ancient city of Timbuktu in northwest Africa's Mali.The men were whipped ... Read more...

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Andhra Police officer suspended for absence from duty


June 19th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Tuesday suspended senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Umesh Kumar, who is allegedly involved in a forgery case, for his unauthorized absence ... Read more...

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59 UP officials suspended for laxity in wheat purchase


May 30th, 2012 - 12:51 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 29 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav Tuesday cracked the whip on officials found guilty of dereliction in wheat purchases, ordering suspension of 59 and 0departmental action ... Read more...

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Became a presidential candidate incidentally, says Sangma


May 26th, 2012 - 7:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma Saturday said he never propagated himself as a presidential candidate but "incidentally became" one. Sangma said it was ... Read more...

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‘Let academicians decide on Ambedkar cartoon’


May 15th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) A artist-activist group Tuesday said the government should not withdraw a textbook cartoon featuring Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar under political pressure.Safdar Hashmi Memorial Trust (Sahmat) ... Read more...

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Tripura government criticises Ambedkar cartoon


May 15th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 15 (IANS) Tripura's Left Front government Tuesday criticised the publication of Dalit icon B.R. Ambedkar's 1949 cartoon in a current NCERT school textbook."As a lower caste, Ambedkar tolerated ... Read more...

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UP removes police officer for backing honour killing


May 11th, 2012 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 11 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has removed Saharanpur Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police Satish Kumar Mathur for his "uncharitable remarks" to a man whose daughter ... Read more...

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Uproar in Lok Sabha over Ambedkar cartoon


May 11th, 2012 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) A cartoon on Dalit icon Dr. B.R. Ambedkar printed in an NCERT textbook created a storm in the Lok Sabha Friday with some ... Read more...

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Dial-an-auto soon in Maharashtra


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 2 (IANS) The Maharashtra government plans to crack the whip on errant auto-rickshaws by making it compulsory for them to provide service to commuters on phone call.This assurance ... Read more...

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YSR party wants by-polls in one go


February 13th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 13 (IANS) With Andhra Pradesh assembly speaker taking no decision on their disqualification, 17 rebel legislators of the ruling Congress Monday urged the Election Commission to hold by-elections ... Read more...

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DGCA to conduct surprise checks to catch drunk pilots, crew


February 9th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 9 (IANS) The Indian aviation watchdog Thursday said it will carry out surprise checks and enforce stricter norms to stop pilots and cabin crew getting tipsy while ... Read more...

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Huge sums of money seized in Uttar Pradesh


January 10th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 10 (IANS) More than Rs.23 crore of unaccounted money has been seized in Uttar Pradesh since the Election Commission cracked its whip ahead of assembly elections.Chief electoral officer ... Read more...

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Congress to seek explanation from absentee MPs (Second Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday said it will seek an explanation from party MPs who were absent without prior information during the voting Tuesday night in ... Read more...

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Congress rebels meet Andhra speaker for disqualification


December 26th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 26 (IANS) By-elections to several assembly constituencies in Andhra Pradesh appear imminent as 16 rebel legislators of the ruling Congress party Monday met the assembly speaker and urged ... Read more...

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Andhra assembly takes up debate on no-confidence motion


December 5th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 5 (IANS) Debate on a no-confidence motion against the government in Andhra Pradesh began Monday morning in the assembly but the numbers favoured the ruling Congress.On the ... Read more...

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Drew Barrymore’s Halloween party gets a police visit


October 31st, 2011 - 8:09 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Oct 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) TMZ has reported that neighbors called the police to the house of actress Drew Barrymore because of loud noise. The actress was reportedly having a Halloween ... Read more...

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Goa port to tackle dubious iron ore shipments


October 17th, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 17 (IANS) Mormugao Port Trust, Goa's only major port, said it will crack down on ore exporters shipping across dubious consignments of iron ore whose source and authenticity ... Read more...

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12,900 drunk Delhi drivers fined in 2011


September 24th, 2011 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) With 12,900 prosecutions this year, the maximum in the last ten years, the Delhi Traffic Police are all geared up to crack the whip ... Read more...

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DDCA now comes down hard on three erring u-14 cricketers


September 17th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Delhi District and Cricket Association (DDCA) Saturday said three under-14 players, who were found guilty of misbehaving with an airhostess, have been warned and ... Read more...

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CPI-M for wider probe into bribery scandal


September 7th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 7 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday demanded a wider probe into the cash-for-vote case of 2008 that saw former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh ... Read more...

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Karnataka pontiff backs Hazare’s anti-graft bill


August 18th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 17 (IANS) Karnataka pontiff Vishvesha Tirtha Wednesday defended the Jan Lokpal bill drafted by activist Anna Hazare and his team to check the menace of corruption."I feel the ... Read more...

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What does impeachment of a judge mean? (Lead)


August 17th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Justice Soumitra Sen of the Calcutta High Court is the second judge in Indian history to face impeachment proceedings for unbecoming conduct. IANS seeks to answer some questions about this case, ... Read more...

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British boy hangs himself after watching movie


August 11th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) An eight-year-old British boy hanged himself after he saw "ritualistic suicide" scenes in a samurai movie, a media report said.Lewis McGlynn was watching the Tom ... Read more...

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UK racecourse to create history with ban on jockeys using whips


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 22 (ANI): Towcester, the small rural racecourse in Northamptonshire, will make racing history in October by becoming the first of Britain's 60 tracks to ban the use of whips by ... Read more...

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Towcester racecourse to ban jockeys from using whips


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr. 22 (ANI): Towcester, the small rural racecourse in Northamptonshire, will make racing history in October by becoming the first of Britain's 60 tracks to ban the use of whips by ... Read more...

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I like to be spanked and being tied up is fun, says Rihanna


March 31st, 2011 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Mar 31 (ANI): Singer Rihanna has revealed that she has a "masochistic" side and likes to be tied up, spanked and whipped in the bedroom."Being submissive in the bedroom ... Read more...

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Willow Smith to perform at kids’ choice awards


March 29th, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 29 (IANS) Will Smith's daughter Willow might be only 10-years-old, but she is set to perform at the Nickelodeon 2011 Kids' Choice Awards, Saturday."I'm so excited to ... Read more...

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Willow Smith to perform at Kids Choice Awards


March 29th, 2011 - 2:16 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Mar 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Willow Smith is billed to perform at the Kid’s Choice Awards this year. The 10-year-old singer revealed that she is happy to get the opportunity to ... Read more...

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Omar denies taking bribe for trust vote in 2008


March 18th, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, March 18 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Friday denied having been offered any bribe during the parliamentary trust vote in July 2008.Omar, then member of ... Read more...

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Barrymore to direct ‘How To Be Single’


March 17th, 2011 - 3:31 am ICT by IANS
London, March 17 (IANS) Actress Drew Barrymore has signed up to direct her second feature film which is a romantic comedy "How to Be Single"."It is expected to have a ... Read more...

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Willow Smith shoots for Teen Vogue


February 13th, 2011 - 1:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 13 (IANS) Daughter of Hollywood actor Will Smith, Willow Smith might be 10-year-old, but she has managed to do her first-ever photo shoot for Teen Vogue.Willow has already released ... Read more...

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Serb star says Man City must spend more to win UK Premier League


February 4th, 2011 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb.4 (ANI): Manchester City's billionaire owners are being urged to spend big again if they want to win the Premier League title.Though nearly 400-million-pounds has already been splashed out on players ... Read more...

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Indonesian MP’s launch whip-round for pay-freeze President


January 27th, 2011 - 10:51 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Jakarta, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The very generous Indonesian MP’s have decided to do something for their President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, whose salary has been fixed since the last 7 years. The ... Read more...

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Wright must improve New Zealand’s ‘cricket smarts’: Richardson


December 26th, 2010 - 5:54 pm ICT by ANI
Auckland, Dec 26(ANI): New Zealand's new coach John Wright must 'crack the whip' and ask his senior players including captain Daniel Vettori to focus on their own performances, former batsman Mark Richardson ... Read more...

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