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Scrap training of Sri Lankan army, demand DMK MPs


September 4th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) A group of MPs of the DMK, a key UPA constituent, Tuesday met Defence Minister A.K. Antony and demanded a halt to the training ... Read more...

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Resolve Cauvery water dispute, SC tells PMO (Lead)


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday expressed displeasure over the failure of the PMO (Prime Minister's Office) to hold a meeting of the Cauvery River Authority ... Read more...

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Resolve Cauvery water sharing dispute, says SC to PMO


September 3rd, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday expressed its displeasure over the failure of the PMO (prime minister's office) to hold a meeting for the resolution of ... Read more...

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Indian-American law student sues Preet Bharara


July 26th, 2012 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New York, July 26 (IANS) A second-year Indian-American law student has filed a lawsuit against Manhattan's famed Indian-American US district attorney Preet Bharara and the US Marshals Service for seizing ... Read more...

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Norway killer’s German lover deported


April 20th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, April 20 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A German woman who claimed she was Norwegian mass killer Anders Breivik's lover has been deported from Norway.The woman is a resident of Stuttgart, but ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa deceiving Kudankulam people: Karunanidhi


March 20th, 2012 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa had deceived the people of Kudankulam by announcing Rs.500 crore towards development of local infrastructure, DMK chief M. Karunanidhi ... Read more...

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Congress takes exception to tone of Hazare’s letters


January 23rd, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) The Congress Monday took strong exception to the tone and tenor of letters written by Anna Hazare to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and some ... Read more...

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Curbs sought on liquor flow ahead of Punjab polls


January 11th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) Former Delhi High Court judge Rajinder Sachar led a civil society delegation to the Election Commission here Wednesday, seeking a ban on supply of liquor ... Read more...

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Chandra visited Raja’s office: 2G case witness (Lead)


January 4th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 4 (IANS) Aseervartham Achary, ex-aide of jailed former communications minister A. Raja, Wednesday told a special court hearing the 2G case that Unitech's Sanjay Chandra, a co-accused ... Read more...

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House adjourned and with loads of time, MPs read, talk politics


December 18th, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) How were MPs keeping themselves occupied during the wasted days of this winter session? Well, reading was by far the favourite pursuit of lawmakers, ... Read more...

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Tamil Nadu not to attend informal meet on Mullaperiyar


December 3rd, 2011 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 3 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government Saturday decided not to participate in the informal discussions on Mullaperiyar Dam issue slated Dec 5.Quoting Chief Secretary Debendranath Sarangi, a ... Read more...

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I’m not sorry, you’re dumb: Thief to victims


November 24th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 24 (IANS) A 16-year-old burglar, who was thought to expressing remorse while in rehabilitation, instead rubbed salt into his victims' wounds by describing them as being dumb enough ... Read more...

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Efforts to dilute RTI must be resisted, says Aruna Roy


October 15th, 2011 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) Right to Information (RTI) activist Aruna Roy Saturday took Prime Minister Manmohan Singh head on Saturday, saying that efforts to dilute the RTI Act by ... Read more...

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Letter campaign to seek ‘justice’ for Neeraj Grover


July 5th, 2011 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kanpur, July 5 (IANS) Residents of Kanpur - the hometown of slain television executive Neeraj Grover - have started a campaign to send one lakh letters to the president for ... Read more...

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Hindus in Canadian city oppose Muslim prayers at school


July 5th, 2011 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 5 (IANS) Friday namaz at a school in the Toronto suburb of North York has angered Hindu advocacy groups here, who want it stopped. The noon-time prayers for 400 ... Read more...

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BJP slams Rahul Gandhi over ‘rotten system’ remark


April 19th, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 19 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday criticized Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi over the latter's 'rotten system' remark in a letter to a former supreme ... Read more...

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Justice Iyer apologizes to Rahul Gandhi


April 18th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 18 (ANI): Former Supreme Court judge V R Krishna Iyer, who had launched a scathing attack on Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi, on Monday sent an apology letter ... Read more...

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British Air Force ‘forced’ lesbian recruits to undergo treatment


April 16th, 2011 - 12:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 16 (ANI): Britain's Royal Air Force used to discourage recruitment of bisexual officials and forced suspected lesbians to undergo a medical treatment to 'cure' their 'perversions,' reveals newly declassified documents.A ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Take steps to locate missing fishermen: Jayalalithaa


April 12th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 12 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday urged the central and Tamil Nadu governments to locate and bring back the two Indian fishermen who have gone ... Read more...

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Meiyang Chang confirms hosting ‘India’s Got Talent 3′ (Movie Snippets)


April 12th, 2011 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Singer-actor-anchor Meiyang Chang has denied reports that he was offered the chance to host Sony TV's upcoming reality show "X Factor", but confirms he ... Read more...

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DMK’s muscle-flexing with Congress a drama: Jayalalithaa


March 10th, 2011 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 10 (IANS) AIADMK chief J. Jayalalithaa Thursday termed the muscle-flexing by Tamil Nadu's ruling DMK while negotiating sharing of seats with the Congress as a "drama", noting that ... Read more...

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Karunanidhi writes to PM over Lankan navy killing Indian fisherman


January 13th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Jan 13 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M Karunanidhi has sent a telegram to the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, demanding his immediate intervention in stopping the killing of Indian ... Read more...

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Indian, Pakistani students to write letters to bridge gap


December 17th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) As many as 2,400 students in India and Pakistan are all set to share their lives through letters, postcards and photographs in a 16-month long project ... Read more...

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Don’t ignore corruption charges, governor tells Yeddyurappa


December 17th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 17 (IANS) Karnataka Governor H.R. Bhardwaj Friday bluntly told Chief Minister B.S. Yeddyurappa not to turn a blind eye to corruption charges against him and his ministers.Bhardwaj said he ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

‘Separate’ - the most commonly misspelt word in English language


August 7th, 2010 - 3:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 7 (ANI): A new study has found that 'separate' is the most commonly misspelt word in the English language.The eight-letter word came top due to the regular placing of an ... Read more...

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NFL Cheerleader Donna McCall Weds Butch Patrick Of “The Munsters”


July 31st, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 31, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The former NFL cheerleader Donna McCall is all set to marry her childhood crush Butch Patrick. The couple announced the news few days back to a ... Read more...

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Former Tamil Tiger detainees complain of being tortured in Sri Lankan Govt. camps


July 16th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 16 (ANI): Former Tamil Tiger rebels detained in Sri Lanka have revealed that they have been "ill-treated, tortured and beaten" in government camps and deprived them of basic facilities.According to ... Read more...

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Indian-origin ex-MP’s wife out of Canadian government


April 10th, 2010 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Ottawa, April 10 (IANS) Indian-origin ex-MP Rahim Jaffer, who became an embarrassment for the Canadian prime minister because of alleged shady deals, saw his minister wife being sacked from the ... Read more...

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Music launch of The Japanese Wife


March 27th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The Rahul Bose starrer, The Japanese Wife had its music launch on Wednesday. Director of the film, Aparna Sen and actors Rahul Bose and Moushumi Chatterjee ... Read more...

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To quaint post office come letters for river goddess


February 19th, 2010 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Badaun, Feb 19 (IANS) They are addressed to "Ganga Maiya", the river goddess. And the letters come in scores every day to a small post office only a few metres ... Read more...

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Josef Fritzl ‘begs daughter for cash’


February 16th, 2010 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 16 (ANI): Josef Fritzl, who's serving a life sentence for raping the daughter he held prisoner in a cellar for 24 years, has been writing letters to her begging for ... Read more...

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Lasse Hallstrom Directed “Dear John” Hits Theaters


February 7th, 2010 - 8:49 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 7, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The movie adaptation of bestselling author Nicholas Sparks' much acclaimed novel "Dear John" hit theaters in North America this Friday. The newly released film, with Channing ... Read more...

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Boyzone to release new track featuring Stephen Gately’s vocals


January 19th, 2010 - 5:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 19 (ANI): Boyzone is ready to release a new song featuring the vocals of their late bandmate Stephen Gately.The track 'Gave It All Away', is scheduled be out on 1 ... Read more...

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Mayawati’s smaller states demand ‘political stunt’: Congress


December 14th, 2009 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, Dec 14 (IANS) Terming Chief Minister Mayawati's demand of carving out smaller states out of Uttar Pradesh as a "political stunt", the Congress Monday claimed her main motive was to divert ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa seeks more compensation for landslide victims


November 14th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 14 (IANS) Opposition leader J. Jayalalithaa Saturday demanded the Tamil Nadu government speed up relief efforts in the Nilgiri district and increase the compensation amount to the victims of landslides ... Read more...

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