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Form vigilance panels on PDS, apex court tells centre


August 30th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday asked the government to spell out the criteria on the composition of vigilance panels to monitor the public distribution system (PDS) ... Read more...

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Ostrich is animal, conclude legislators in Pakistan


July 20th, 2012 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) A Pakistani provincial assembly "in its (in)finite wisdom" has declared that an ostrich is not a bird but an animal, said a leading daily.An editorial in ... Read more...

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Congress hails Kalam’s decision, seeks Mamata’s support


June 18th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Terming former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's decision not to contest the presidential election as "appropriate", the Congress Monday again sought support of West Bengal ... Read more...

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Nepal deadlock: India hopes for consensus, dialogue


May 29th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, May 29 (IANS) With the Nepal deadlock over a new constitution persisting, India Tuesday hoped that the political parties of the Himalayan republic would continue to be guided by ... Read more...

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Moore denies reconciliation with Kutcher


May 28th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 28 (IANS) Demi Moore has denied reports of reconciliation with her estranged husband Ashton Kutcher, saying her tweets have been taken out of context.The 49-year-old has denied ... Read more...

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I was nervous about ‘The Best Exotic…’ weighty cast: Dev Patel (With Images)


May 14th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 14 (IANS) Actor Dev Patel, who is gearing up for the release of his forthcoming India-based film "The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel", says initially he was nervous ... Read more...

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Government committed to an effective Lokpal: PM


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday said that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government is committed to an effective Lokpal to check corruption."Our government stands ... Read more...

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27-pound lobster donated to the Marine State Aquarium


February 25th, 2012 - 1:01 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Maine, Feb 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A giant lobster has been donated to the Maine State Aquarium. The crustacean is 40 inch long and has already been dubbed a monster. The animal was ... Read more...

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Khurshid bows to ‘wisdom’ of Election Commission


February 14th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) In a bid to end the row with the Election Commission, Law Minister Salman Khurshid has said he bowed to the "wisdom" of the ... Read more...

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Iran to launch new generation of satellites


February 6th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, Feb 6 (IANS) Iran is planning to send a new generation of satellites into orbit to mark the 33rd anniversary of the Islamic republic's establishment, Defence Minister Brigadier General ... Read more...

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Singer Etta James dies


January 21st, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jan 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Singer Etta James has died at the age of 73 years. The well known singer of the hit song ‘At Last’ breathed her last after succumbing ... Read more...

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Kalmadi should have resigned as IOA president: Maken (Lead)


January 20th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) India's Sports Minister Ajay Maken Friday welcomed Indian Olympic Association (IOA) president Suresh Kalmadi's decision to not continue in the post but said it should ... Read more...

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Amitabh to inaugurate school for special children


January 10th, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan will soon inaugurate a school for special children in Nasik."Another trip is towards Nasik to inaugurate a school for 'special' children, ... Read more...

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Stephen Hawking says that women are ‘a complete mystery’


January 6th, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Jan 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Great news for you guys all. Not being able to understand your wife does not make you dumb. If you doubt that, check out what one of ... Read more...

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Leave Lokpal to parliament’s wisdom: Government (Lead)


December 26th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) A day before Anna Hazare begins his fast against the "weak" Lokpal bill, the government Monday called the agitation premature, saying the anti-graft legislation ... Read more...

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Chinese daily urges reforms


December 26th, 2011 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Dec 26 (IANS) China should adhere to its reforms and opening-up policy on its development path, the People's Daily said in a signed commentary Monday, the day after the ... Read more...

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‘Leave Lokpal bill to parliament’s wisdom’


December 26th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) A day before Anna Hazare begins his fast for a strong Lokpal bill, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Harish Rawat said Monday the ... Read more...

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Dibakar Banerjee shoots extra scenes with Abhay Deol


December 17th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS) Dibakar Banerjee's "Shanghai" was set for a Jan 26 release, but the filmmaker has decided to delay the event and shoot extra scenes with actor ... Read more...

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Not encouraging self-immolations in Tibet: Dalai Lama


November 19th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, Nov 19 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, has expressed concern over self-immolation protests in Tibet, saying he was not encouraging such action, a report said Saturday.He said ... Read more...

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Azad backs Omar on AFSPA’s partial removal


November 10th, 2011 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Nov 10 (IANS) Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad Thursday strongly backed Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah's call to lift the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) ... Read more...

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World has expectations from G20 summit: China


November 3rd, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes (France), Nov 3 (IANS) The international community has expectations from the G20 Summit here in view of the slow recovery of the global economy, Chinese President Hu Jintao has ... Read more...

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Advani only wants to be PM, says Congress


October 11th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 11 (IANS) Hitting out at Bharatiya Janata Party leader L.K. Advani for his 38-day rath yatra which began in Bihar Tuesday, Congress leader Ashwani Kumar said ... Read more...

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Some leads to Delhi blast: PM


September 7th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Sep 7 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday said there were "some leads" to the Delhi High Court blast but it was too early ... Read more...

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Jharkhand’s Bhojpuri, Maithili speakers feel denied


September 1st, 2011 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Sep 1 (IANS) Bhojpuri and Maithili-speaking people in Jharkhand have sharply reacted for their languages not being accorded second language status in the state.The Jharkhand cabinet accorded this ... Read more...

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Anne Hathaway was arrogant when young


August 7th, 2011 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS) Actress Anne Hathaway says she has always been professional on the sets but was arrogant in her early film days."I think I used to be ... Read more...

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I am there if needed, Ponting tells Clarke


August 5th, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 5 (IANS) Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting doesn't want to give any unsolicited advice to his teammates, but said if the boys, including his successor Michael Clarke, need ... Read more...

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Congress dares Hazare to contest from Chandni Chowk


August 1st, 2011 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Congress Monday dared social activist Anna Hazare to contest from Chandni Chowk Lok Sabha constituency here after the civil society released findings of a ... Read more...

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Another ship stuck at Mumbai’s Juhu beach


July 31st, 2011 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) In the second such incident in six weeks, a huge ship Sunday drifted to and ran aground at Juhu beach here, officials said.The ship, named MV ... Read more...

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Farmers hold ritual for Greater Noida officials


July 24th, 2011 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, July 24 (IANS) Farmers here Sunday organised a "mind-purification" ritual for officials of the Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (GNIDA) as it was allegedly delaying returning land ... Read more...

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Ship stranded on Mumbai beach refloated


July 2nd, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 2 (IANS) Three weeks after scrapped cargo ship MV Wisdom ran aground at Juhu Beach in north Mumbai, maritime authorities succeeded in refloating it Saturday afternoon, an official ... Read more...

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Efforts on to control adrift ship in Mumbai


June 12th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 12 (IANS) A merchant ship being towed to Gujarat to be dismantled for scrap went adrift after breaking loose and is now near the Bandra shores, an official ... Read more...

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Hazare to fast again, flays attack on Ramdev (Lead)


June 5th, 2011 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Gandhian activist Anna Hazare, who had gone on a hunger strike in April, Sunday said he would undertake a day's fast here Wednesday to put ... Read more...

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‘I don’t have the patience to coach’, says Michael Holding


March 6th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 6(ANI): Former West Indies fast bowler Michael Holding reckons that a full-time coaching position does not suit his temperament."My mother was a teacher, but I didn't get her ... Read more...

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Bhopal will be renamed Bhojpal


February 22nd, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Bhopal, Feb.22 (ANI): Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh may soon be renamed as 'Bhojpal'.The city is set to get a new name, after the famous Indian king Raja Bhoj known for ... Read more...

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Pak Govt “caught between devil and deep sea” on Davis’ detention issue: Gilani


February 17th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb 17(ANI): The Pakistan Government is "just caught between the devil and the deep sea" on double murder-accused US official Raymond Davis' detention issue, Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani has ... Read more...

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