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New round of Iranian nuclear talks set in Turkey

US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Saturday that Iran and six world powers have agreed to meet in the Turkish city of Istanbul on April 13 for a new round of talks on Iran’s nuclear program. Clinton made the announcement at a news conference Saturday following a security conference in Saudi Arabia. An official from the Turkish foreign ...

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“3″ The Movie creates its Magic in Chennai.

The most awaited and “Kolaveri di” movie finally released today and its getting a huge response in Chennai, all the shows are going Hose Full, Dhanush who is playing lead Actor in the movie while Kamal Hassan Daughter Shruti Hassan is playing the leading lady in this movie. Ashiwarya Dhanush is the director of the movie and also wife of ...

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Country is not a “Jaagir of Parliament”: Dinesh Trivedi

During the single year he spent in charge, Dinesh Trivedi made a vivid impression at Rail Bhavan. Sacked unceremoniously by his chief, Mamata Banerjee, for his temerity in raising railway passenger fares, Trivedi has no qualms about the futuristic budget he proposed. Trivedi’s personal style as a minister won him admirers as he stood his ground and insisted to leave ...

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BSF Personnel gets married in Hospital

Unlike hundreds of marriage that take place in temples or community halls, a wedding was solemnised in a hospital.? Army man Manjeet Singh’s wedding was fixed with Priti one month ago. Day before the wedding ceremony, Manjeet Singh met an accident when he was out for shopping. He got severely injured and was admitted in hospital. Manjeet, Groom “On 28th, ...

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Rai supports Leonardo’s candidacy for CBF president

Rai, Brazilian soccer star and brother of recently deceased soccer legend Socrates, declared his support for Leonardo to become the next president of the Brazilian Confederation of Soccer(CBF). Member of Brazil’s 1994 World Cup winning team, Rai stated Friday that he has no interest in becoming the next president of the CBF. However, he gave his full support to Leonardo. ...

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Italy behind Italians, what about jailed Keralites abroad?

Since February, three Italian ministers have come to express solidarity with two of their marines who are cooling their heels in a prison here after shooting dead two Indian fishermen off the Kerala coast. The Italian foreign minister, his deputy and the defence minister are among those who have come and gone. Their visits have come at a time when ...

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Windies beat Australia by 14 runs in second T20

For the second time in as many weeks, West Indies walked away with a share of the spoils after they beat Australia by 14 runs to tie their two-match Twenty20 International series. Opener and Man-of-the-Match Dwayne Smith stroked a delightful 63 but West Indies lost their way to stumble to 160 all out with two balls remaining, after winning the ...

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Not a carnival, but defence exposition is not any less

It is not a carnival in the truest sense, but the four-day defence exposition in progress at the Pragati Maidan, India’s major trade exhibition venue, is attracting both young and old, with love for all things military. The biennial exposition, said to be the largest in Asia, is in only in its seventh edition, and it mainly focuses on land ...

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Allot entire 2,000 MW Kudankulam power to Tamil Nadu: Jayalalithaa

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday requested Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to allocate the entire 2,000 MW power to be generated by the two units at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) to the state which is facing severe power shortage. In a letter to Singh, the text of which was released to the media here, Jayalalithaa said: “As you ...

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17 Indians held with fake passports in Nepal

Over 100 people, including 17 Indians, have been arrested in Nepal for using fake passports, a media report said Saturday. The Department of Immigration arrested 118 people in the last two months, news agency reported citing the Republica daily. According to data obtained from the department, as many as 67 people, including 11 Indians, were found in possession of fake ...

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Japanese cuisine and liquor showcased at Matsuri festival

Six varieties of Sake, the Japanese rice wine, and two kinds of Shochu, a Japanese spirit made from sweet potatoes, were on offer to tempt the palate at a Matsuri, a Japanese style spring festival showcasing Japanese liquors and cuisine, in the capital. The Japanese embassy in Delhi organised a Matsuri Friday evening complete with a traditional Omikoshi, a portable ...

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76 percent RTE violations remain unresolved

Two years after the government’s flagship education programme came into force, its monitoring body has not been able to resolve as much as 76 percent cases of violation of the right to education (RTE) Act, a right to information (RTI) document reveals. Promising free and compulsory education to children from the age group of 6 to 14, the Right of ...

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Court quashes Karnataka police chief’s appointment

The Karnataka High Court has quashed the appointment of Shankar Bidari as state police chief in view of alleged atrocities on women and tribals by police teams headed by him during the hunt for forest brigand Veerappan. The court said if the allegations against him were true then Bidari is “worse than Saddam Hussain or Muammar Gaddafi”. Justices N. Kumar ...

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Infant mortality cases rise in Pakistan

Pakistan has seen a steady increase in the number of deaths of infants less than a year old, according to a report by a non-governmental organisation. In December last year, an average of 56 infants died in each of 36 districts. An average of 51 infants had died in November, the Daily Times said, citing a report by the Free ...

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