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  • manmohan the honest king of a corrupt regime says sidhu

    Manmohan The Honest King Of A Corrupt Regime, Says Sidhu

    Politics | July 12, 2011 19:34 IST

    New Delhi, Jul 12: BJP MP from Punjab Navjot Singh Sidhu, who was roped in to strengthen the party's Delhi unit, today described Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as the “honest king of a corrupt regime”

  • 45 killed in heaviest us drone strikes in pakistan

    45 Killed In Heaviest US Drone Strikes In Pakistan

    World | July 12, 2011 19:27 IST

    Peshawar, Jul 12: At least 45 militants were killed in Pakistan's restive northwest in one of the deadliest strikes by US drones, signaling Washington's resolve to step up assault on terror groups in this country

  • mamata asks maoists to lay down arms

    Mamata Asks Maoists To Lay Down Arms

    India | July 12, 2011 19:17 IST

    Jhargram (WB), Jul 12: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today asked Maoists to join the mainstream by laying down arms and promised that her government would provide them compensation and take care of their

  • sacked gill reacts philosophically

    Sacked Gill Reacts Philosophically

    India | July 12, 2011 19:10 IST

    New Delhi, July 12: M S Gill, who was dropped from the Union Cabinet today, today reacted philosophically saying he was comfortable without being a minister. “I am comfortable in my own skin. The rest is

  • profiles of new ministers

    Profiles Of New Ministers

    India | July 12, 2011 18:28 IST

    New Delhi, Jul 12: A trained pilot, Dinesh Trivedi has a challenging task ahead in putting the Railways on track after his boss and Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee often came under attack for alleged neglect

  • liza minnelli awarded french legion of honour for culture

    Liza Minnelli Awarded French Legion Of Honour For Culture

    Hollywood | July 12, 2011 16:51 IST

    Paris, Jul 12: American singer Liza Minnelli was inducted into France's Legion Of Honor on Monday   in a ceremony conducted by culture minister Frederic Mitterand.The 65-year-old entertainer, who collected an Oscar in 1972 for her

  • brit marling in sci fi drama another earth

    Brit Marling In Sci-fi Drama 'Another Earth'

    Hollywood | July 12, 2011 16:45 IST

    Washington, Jul 12: What do you do when you're older than many newcomers to Hollywood, you have no professional acting experience, but you want to be in movies? You co-write your own starring role.Brit Marling

  • brad pitt jonah hill promote moneyball

    Brad Pitt, Jonah Hill Promote Moneyball

    Hollywood | July 12, 2011 16:43 IST

    Cancun, Mexico, Jul 12: Hollywood stars Brad Pitt and Jonah Hill arrived in the resort town of Cancun, Mexico, on Monday to promote their new film “Moneyball”.They were joined on the red carpet by film

  • maradona sustains minor injuries in car accident

    Maradona Sustains Minor Injuries In Car Accident

    Football | July 12, 2011 16:34 IST

    Buenos Aires, Jul 12: A hospital official says former Argentina star and coach Diego Maradona sustained only minor injuries when his car and a bus collided on Monday.An official of the security department for the

  • messi shines for argentina

    Messi Shines For Argentina

    Football | July 12, 2011 16:33 IST

    Cordoba, Argentina, Jul 12: Lionel Messi finally played up to expectations Monday, right in time to help Argentina into the quarterfinals of the Copa America.After two disappointing matches, Messi produced a great performance to lead

  • herd of cattle may have caused kalka mail mishap

    Herd Of Cattle May Have Caused Kalka Mail Mishap

    India | July 12, 2011 16:25 IST

    Fatehpur, Jul 12: Railway officials awaiting the outcome of the departmental inquiry have said that the driver of the ill-fated Howrah-Delhi Kalka Mail applied emergency brakes at a very high speed of 108 kmph to

  • to find bin laden cia sent vaccine doctor to abbottabad

    To Find Bin Laden, CIA Sent Vaccine Doctor To Abbottabad Mansion

    World | July 12, 2011 16:11 IST

    Washington, Jul 12: The CIA ran a phony vaccination program in the Pakistani town where Osama bin Laden's family was believed to be living in an effort to obtain DNA evidence indicating whether the al-Qaida

  • world swimmers in shanghai worried over contaminated meat

    World Swimmers In Shanghai Worried Over Contaminated Meat

    Other Sports | July 12, 2011 16:04 IST

    Rome, Jul 12: As more than 2,000 swimmers, divers and water polo players converge on Shanghai this week for the world aquatic championships, teams are taking varying precautions against the threat of eating contaminated Chinese

  • no more free shows by lady gaga fans told

    No More Free Shows By Lady Gaga, Fans Told

    Hollywood | July 12, 2011 16:00 IST

    Sydney, Jul 12: Lady Gaga may have surprised fans with two unexpected gigs in Australia, but don't expect a third free show.Police are urging ticketless fans not to throng the downtown Sydney area on Wednesday

  • chinese girl who fell 10 storeys wakes up from coma

    Chinese Girl Who Fell 10 Storeys Wakes Up From Coma

    World | July 12, 2011 15:51 IST

    Beijing, Jul 12: A Chinese toddler who fell 10 stories and survived after being caught by a passer-by woke up from a 10-day coma and called out to her parents, state media reported Tuesday.The 2-year-old

  • fc copenhagen signs senegalese striker diouf

    FC Copenhagen Signs Senegalese Striker Diouf

    Football | July 12, 2011 15:42 IST

    Copenhagen, Jul 12: Danish champion FC Copenhagen says it has signed a four-year contract with Senegal-born striker Pape Pate Diouf.Diouf is leaving Norwegian club Molde FK, where he scored 44 goals in 127 matches. The

  • mp cm lashes out at vulgar scenes filthy language on tv

    MP CM Lashes Out At Vulgar Scenes, Filthy Language On TV, Films

    Bollywood | July 11, 2011 0:27 IST

    Indore, Jul 10: Expressing his anger over the filthy language used in Hindi films and vulgar scenes on television, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that things have reached a stage that one

  • uma refuses to give importance to rahul s padayatra

    Uma Refuses To Give Importance To Rahul's Padayatra

    Politics | July 11, 2011 0:29 IST

    Patna, Jul 10: BJP leader Uma Bharti today refused to attach any significance to the padyatra by Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi, saying he got the attention of the media, which hyped his padayatra.“I don't

  • england defeat sri lanka by 16 runs win series

    England Defeat Sri Lanka By 16 Runs, Win Series

    Cricket | July 09, 2011 23:53 IST

    Manchester, Jul 9: England clinched a 16-run victory over Sri Lanka in the fifth ODI on Saturday to win the series 3-2.The hosts batted first and posted a total of 268 from their 50 overs

  • news of the world to close james murdoch announces

    News Of The World To Close, James Murdoch Announces

    World | July 07, 2011 22:20 IST

    London, Jul 7: The tabloid newspaper News of The World  will be published for the last time on Sunday after it was rocked by the phone hacking scandal. News Corp chief James Murdoch said in

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