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Which way will Pakistan tilt? (Comment)


September 20th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
The publication of satirical cartoons relating to the Prophet Muhammad by a French magazine (Charles Hebdo) adds to the anger and widespread protests already simmering across many countries and societies that ... Read more...

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Indigenous airborne radar for IAF trials soon


September 20th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 20 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) will soon fly the first indigenous airborne radar system mounted on the Brazilian Embraer jet for flight trials and induction by ... Read more...

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Aniston bans mom from attending her wedding


September 20th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 20 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston has reportedly banned her ailing mother Nancy, 76, from attending her wedding as she has been talking about her daughter's private life ... Read more...

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Mars rover Curiosity targets football-sized rock


September 20th, 2012 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) Mars rover Curiosity has driven up to a football-sized rock that will be the first for the rover's arm to examine, US space agency NASA announced. ... Read more...

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Shutdown cripples life in Odisha


September 20th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 20 (IANS) The opposition shutdown Thursday against the reforms rolled out by the central government crippled life in many parts of Odisha as passengers and commercials vehicles went ... Read more...

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Rajapaksa to meet Manmohan Thursday


September 19th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa arrived here Wednesday night for a three-day official visit during which he is to meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and ... Read more...

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Gang of fraudsters busted, three arrested from UP


September 19th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Three members of an international gang of fraudsters have been arrested for duping hundreds of people in the country of crores of rupees, police said ... Read more...

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Riot victims’ rehabilitation national duty: SC


September 19th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday said that the rehabilitation of riot victims was a national responsibility and could not just be construed within legal and moral ... Read more...

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Must hold Siachen positions: Indian Army (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Amidst Pakistan pushing for the demilitarisation of Siachen, Indian Army chief Gen. Bikram Singh said Wednesday that India had "lost lot of lives" and "shed ... Read more...

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Opposition strike Thursday for FDI, diesel price hike rollback


September 19th, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The opposition parties will hold a nationwide strike Thursday demanding a rollback of the government's decision to hike diesel prices, cap subsidised cooking gas ... Read more...

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Two Ghaziabad policemen in serious condition


September 19th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 19 (IANS) Two policemen viciously attacked by a frenzied mob after the desecration of the Koran remain in serious condition, police sources said Wednesday.Head constable Roop Chand and ... Read more...

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Must hold Siachen positions: Indian Army


September 19th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Amidst Pakistan pushing for the demilitarisation of Siachen, Indian Army chief Gen. Bikram Singh said Wednesday that India had "lost lot of lives" and "shed ... Read more...

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India tests Agni-IV n-missile over full range (Third Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 19 (IANS) India Wednesday successfully tested for the second time its nuclear-capable surface-to-surface Agni-IV missile over its full range from a military base in Odisha, an official said.The ... Read more...

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Little difference between orange and red: Uma Bharati


September 19th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) With the Left parties and the NDA led by the BJP calling for a nation wide strike Sep 20 to protest FDI in retail and diesel ... Read more...

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1962 can’t be repeated: Indian Army chief (Second Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) There can be no repeat of 1962, when China defeated India in war, army chief General Bikram Singh said Wednesday.At a media interaction here, Gen ... Read more...

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Concerned over clashes within, Indian Army ‘back to basics’


September 19th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) After recent soldier-officer stand-offs in two key units deployed in Jammu and Kashmir, a concerned Indian Army chief General Bikram Singh Wednesday said the 1.13-million ... Read more...

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Ex-army man guns down Delhi doctor, held (Second Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A cardiologist at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in the national capital was shot dead here early Wednesday by a former army man who claimed to ... Read more...

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Firm on pro-people decision, Mamata posts on Facebook (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said she and her party stood firm on the "pro-people" decision of withdrawing support to ... Read more...

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Court notice to Delhi government, MCD over poor conditions in schools


September 19th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the city government and the MCD while taking cognizance of the postcards written by students narrating the ... Read more...

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Court rejects plea to cancel ex-army chief’s bail


September 19th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday rejected the plea of Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh for cancellation of bail of former army chief Gen. V.K. Singh in ... Read more...

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No going back on quitting UPA: Mamata (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) Giving firm indication that she was not ready for a compromise on her decision to quit the UPA government, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee Wednesday stuck ... Read more...

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SC declines review of right to education verdict (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court has declined to entertain petitions seeking a review of its verdict upholding the constitutional validity of the right to education act that ... Read more...

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1962 can’t be repeated: Indian Army chief (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) There can be no repeat of 1962, when China defeated India in war, army chief General Bikram Singh said Wednesday.At a media interaction here, Gen ... Read more...

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Delhi University assures HC on biometric attendance for teachers


September 19th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Delhi University (DU) Wednesday assured the Delhi High Court that it would "expeditiously" adopt and implement the biometric attendance system for teachers to ensure punctuality.Following ... Read more...

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No beef, pork festival: High court tells JNU


September 19th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday asked Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and city police to ensure that no "beef and pork" festival takes place in the ... Read more...

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Eight get Priyadarshni Foundation’s global awards


September 19th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla, actress Deepika Padukone and member of European Parliament Nirj Deva were among achievers who were conferred the global awards instituted by NGO ... Read more...

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Pakistani electricity firm bills consumers for power not used


September 19th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 19 (IANS) A Pakistani electricity supply company has billed its customers for power that was neither supplied nor used, prompting a daily to note that "bill-paying customers were ... Read more...

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Ganesh festival begins in Mumbai (Lead)


September 19th, 2012 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Mumbai welcomed its favourite god elephant-headed Lord Ganesh as the 10-day Ganpati festival began here Wednesday amid tight security.The 'aarti' and 'sthapan puja' (devotional worship) were ... Read more...

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Mumbai celebrates Ganesh festival


September 19th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) Mumbai Wednesday welcomed its favourite elephant-headed Lord Ganesh as the 10-day Ganpati festival began here amid tight security.The 'aarti' and 'sthapan puja' (devotional worship) were held ... Read more...

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Government doesn’t protect whistleblowers: Activists


September 19th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) On Sep 2, Nandi Singh, 40, was hacked to death in a remote village in Assam. His crime: he blew the whistle on misappropriation in ... Read more...

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Trinamool quits UPA, Congress reaches out to Mamata (Roundup)


September 19th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata/New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday withdrew her Trinamool Congress party's support to the UPA government, but both she and the Congress indicated a ... Read more...

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Aarushi murder: Witness talks of golf clubs used in crime


September 18th, 2012 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Sep 18 (IANS) A CBI witness Tuesday told a special court here that the driver of Rajesh Talwar, father of slain teenager Aarushi, handed over two golf clubs to ... Read more...

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Trinamool ditches UPA, blasts Congress (Second Lead)


September 18th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) An aggressive West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday withdrew her Trinamool Congress' support to the Congress-led UPA government.Banerjee told a news conference that Trinamool's six ... Read more...

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Two arrested for cheating engineers


September 18th, 2012 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Two people were arrested for cheating several serving and retired engineers on the pretext of providing them consultancy jobs in their fictitious projects, said police ... Read more...

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Burundi can benefit from India’s development experience: President


September 18th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjhee Tuesday said India's developmental experience in energy, agriculture, infrastructure, and other fields is suited to generate employment for youth and could be ... Read more...

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