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  • Yuvraj Singh has non-malignant tumour – Mother reveals

    New Delhi, Nov 27 (): On Saturday, Yuvraj’s mother, Shabnam, revealed the reason for Yuvraj not participating in the upcoming home one-day series against the West Indies. She said Yuvraj Singh is seeking treatment for a non-malignant tumour on his left lung. “The last few months have been extremely tough for my son, Yuvraj. After…

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  • Ustad Sultan Khan, Sarangi player dead

    Mumbai, Nov 28 (): Sarangi maestro and vocalist, Ustad Sultan Khan, the man who was known for his mesmeric playing of the instrument that defined melancholy, passed away in Mumbai on Sunday due to kidney failure. The 71-year-old Padma Bhushan musician is survived by his wife, son Sabir Khan and daughters, Reshma and Sehra. He…

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  • Occupy LA protesters defy eviction deadline

    Los Angeles, Nov 28 (): Hundreds of Occupy LA protesters have crammed onto the City Hall lawn early Monday morning, defying a 12:01 a.m. deadline to leave the site has passed. Protesters had been in place for almost 60 days. They were given until midnight local time (0800 GMT) to leave. Meanwhile, hundreds of occupy…

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  • Muslims join anti Koodankulam protest

    Chennai, Nov 27 (): P Abdul Sadar, general secretary, Manithaneya Makkal Katchi, who hails from Kalpakkam and SM Bakkar, president, India Towheed Jamaath joined the protests against Koodankulam agitation. The Department of Atomic Energy and Centre were painting it as a Church backed protest funded by agencies outside India. The Manithaneya Makkal Katchi(MMK) party was…

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  • Mayakkam Enna – Review

    Chennai, Nov 27 (): Selvaraghavan joins hands with his national award winning brother Dhanush, for the fourth time, the movie is bound to be an exceptional one. Mayakkam Enna is an emotion-filled story that shows varied feelings of a man. CAST AND CREW: Starring: Dhanush, Richa, Sundar Ramu Director: Selvaraghavan Producer: Gemini Film Circuit Banner:…

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  • London Olympics 2012: Indians threaten to pull out

    New Delhi, Nov 27 (): Indian athletes may pull out of the next year’s London Olympics 2012 as they have raised objection over the Dow Chemical Company being a part of the next year’s Games. Indian athletes protest at the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) sponsorship deal with Dow Chemical Company and the firm’s connection to…

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  • Kolaveri Di echoes everywhere

    Chennai, Nov 28 (): National Award winning actor Dhanush’s song `Kolaveri Di` from `3` is echoing everywhere. It is receiving tremendous feedback and is a roaring success nationwide. The Kolaveri di phenomenon has become a rage in all corners of the nation. The song is heard everywhere. The entire nation is talking about the song….

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  • Jayalalithaa shuts door on FDI in retail

    Chennai, Nov 27 (): After Mayawati it is Jayalalithaa who would shut doors on stores with FDI players in her State. Without State permission the stores cannot be set up. Jayalalithaa said: “I demand that this ill-advised move of the government should be reversed as it will not serve to bring down inflation or improve market…

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  • iPhone 4S launched in India

    New Delhi, Nov 27 (): The Apple iPhone 4S was launched by both Aircel and Airtel in India on November 25th at a midnight launch ceremony. At 12 midnight, actor Nidhi Subbaiah launched the touch-phone amid much cheering and applause. Several customers wanted to be the first to make the purchase. The first pre-order customers…

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  • India may boycott London Olympics

    New Delhi, Nov 27 (): The Indian contingent may boycott the London Olympics if Dow Chemical sponsorship deal of London Olympics is not cancelled.  Its ownership in India of Union Carbide, whose Indian subsidiary was responsible for the Bhopal industrial disaster, one of the world’s worst, estimated to have killed up to 25,000 people and injured over half a…

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