Delhi High Court blast: Court to frame charges Oct 1


September 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) A special court here Friday fixed Oct 1 for framing of charges against an accused in the Sep 7, 2011 Delhi High Court blast accused, ... Read more...

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India cuts tax on overseas borrowings (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) In yet another move to draw in international capital, the Indian government Friday reduced tax on overseas borrowings by domestic companies to five percent from ... Read more...

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Kratika Sengar performs Bharatnatyam on ‘Pavitra Rishta’


September 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) After proving she can wield a sword, ride a horse and do the malkhamb effortlessly, actress Kratika Sengar, who wowed viewers as the fiery 'Jhansi ... Read more...

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World Twenty20 scoreboard: New Zealand vs Bangladesh


September 21st, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), Sep 21 (IANS) Scoreboard of the World Twenty20 Group D encounter between New Zealand and Bangaldesh at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium here Friday.New Zealand: Martin Guptill b ... Read more...

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Trinamool submits letter withdrawing support from UPA


September 21st, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Rashtrapati Bhavan, in a formal communication, Thursday said Trinamool Congress leaders had met President Pranab Mukherjee and submitted a letter withdrawing support from the United ... Read more...

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India to pitch for fast-tracking UN reforms, combating terror


September 21st, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) India will pitch for fast-tracking reforms of the UN Security Council and press for expanded global cooperation in combating terrorism, piracy and climate change during ... Read more...

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Sensex at 14-month high, surging 404 points on reforms hopes (Roundup)


September 21st, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets zoomed 404 points to close in a 14-month high Friday on hopes of more policy reforms in the coming ... Read more...

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World T20: New Zealand beat Bangladesh by 59 runs


September 21st, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Pallekele (Sri Lanka), Sep 21 (IANS) New Zealand beat Bangladesh by 59 runs in the Group D opener of the World Twenty20 cricket at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium here ... Read more...

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Grenade hurled at Congress MP’s house in Manipur, fails to explode


September 21st, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Imphal, Sep 21 (IANS) A powerful grenade was hurled at the house of Congress MP Thokchom Meinya here Friday but failed to explode, police said. It was later defused.Suspected rebels ... Read more...

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Probe ordered into Punjab border area fund controversy


September 21st, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Union Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde has ordered a probe into the alleged embezzlement in border area grant in Punjab, a senior Congress leader said here Friday.Congress ... Read more...

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Freedom fighter, Telangana leader Bapuji dead (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Eminent freedom fighter and a well-known figure in the Telangana movement, Konda Lakshman Bapuji died here Friday. He was 96.Bapuji, who was not keeping well for ... Read more...

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Pre-orders for Kareena-inspired ‘Heroine’ collection


September 21st, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Bollywood continues to inspire fashion among youngsters, and if you're one among those who fancies Kareena Kapoor's outfits from "Heroine", here's your chance to grab ... Read more...

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Relief to exit Mamata cabinet: West Bengal Congress


September 21st, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Launching a scathing attack on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her "dictatorial attitude", and claiming that the law and order situation in the state had been ... Read more...

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SC notice on plea for probing Air India’s ‘unnecessary plane purchases’ (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday issued notice to the central government and Air India on a petition seeking a CBI probe into the "unnecessary" purchase of ... Read more...

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‘Charulatha’ - Neither scares nor entertains (Tamil Movie Review)


September 21st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Charulatha"; Director: Pon Kumaran; Cast: Priya Mani, Skanda, Saranya Ponvannan, Seetha, Sai Sasi and Aarthi; Rating: *Based on Thai horror flick "Alone", Pon Kumaran's "Charulatha" is a poorly executed film ... Read more...

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Trinamool’s exit revives railways hopes


September 21st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The government Friday expressed hope it would nowbe able to attend to the ailing railway ministry, freed of the Trinamool Congress' hold with the regional ... Read more...

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Chinese official fired after crash site smile


September 21st, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) A Chinese official was shown the door after he was photographed smiling at the scene of a deadly bus crash, authorities said Friday.The accident took place ... Read more...

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Karnataka asks PM to rescind Cauvery water decision


September 21st, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) Two days after Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asked Karnataka to release 9,000 cusecs of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu daily, the state government Friday petitioned him ... Read more...

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Never thought of Hindi films: Nagarjuna


September 21st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Southern superstar Nagarjuna Akkineni, son of veteran actor Nageswara Rao Akkineni, says he was never keen on entering Bollywood."I never had a Hindi cinema dream. ... Read more...

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Will keep fighting against anti-people policies, Mamata thunders


September 21st, 2012 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) As all the Trinamool Congress ministers resigned from the UPA government to protest against its economic policies, party chief Mamata Banerjee Friday said she would keep ... Read more...

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Gaga blames dad’s restaraunt for weight gain


September 21st, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga blames the delicious food at her father's restaurant for her recent weight gain."My father opened a restaurant. It's so amazing... it's so ... Read more...

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Not in minority, we have the numbers, asserts government (Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The government asserted Friday it was not in a minority following withdrawal of support by the Trinamool Congress and it will carry forward the economic ... Read more...

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Mallika big icon of sensuality: Vivek Oberoi


September 21st, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Vivek Oberoi, who is paired opposite Mallika Sherawat in upcoming film "Kismat Love Paisa Dilli" (KLPD), says the bold actress is an icon for sensuality, ... Read more...

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India tests Agni-III missile (Second Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) India Friday test fired its nuclear-capable Agni-III ballistic missile from a base in Odisha, an official said.The surface-to-surface missile, with a range of over 3,000 km, ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa hints at leaving BJP, decision only in December


September 21st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) BJP's former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, battling a dozen cases of corruption, Friday indicated leaving the party but would decide on the step only in ... Read more...

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Rajiv Gandhi Equity Scheme opened to investments through ETFs and MFs


September 21st, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) To boost retail investments in capital markets, the government Friday approved the Rajiv Gandhi Equity Scheme (RGES) under which first time investors with an ... Read more...

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Six people responsible for Mahi’s death, says inquiry


September 21st, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Sep 21 (IANS) A magisterial inquiry has held six people responsible for the death on June 20 this year of five-year-old Mahi who fell into a 70-feet-deep borewell, an ... Read more...

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Bail of Kanda’s brother extended in dud cheque case


September 21st, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) A Delhi court Friday extended the interim bail till Oct 10 of Govind Kanda, brother of former Haryana minister Gopal Goyal Kanda and an accused ... Read more...

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National Policy on IT approved


September 21st, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The National Policy on Information Technology 2012, which envisages the growth of the IT market to $300 billion and creation of another 10 million jobs ... Read more...

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Subaru set for India debut


September 21st, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) A revamped FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship (INRC), without the popular Gypsy class, will be flagged-off here Saturday in the form of Karnataka 1000 that will ... Read more...

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Trinamool quits government, ends support to UPA (Second Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) All six Trinamool Congress ministers Friday resigned from the government and the party withdrew support to the UPA, three days after it said it was ... Read more...

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Kate’s lookalike loves being ‘future queen’


September 21st, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 21 (IANS) A woman in Britain who bears an uncanny resemblance to the Duchess of Cambridge Catherine Elizabeth Kate, is so influenced from her new found identity that ... Read more...

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Anti-Islam film protests grip Pakistan; one killed (Second Lead)


September 21st, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 21 (IANS) One person was gunned down Friday when a demonstration against an anti-Islam film turned violent in Peshawar. Pakistan summoned a US diplomat to lodge an official ... Read more...

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Government to introduce new food standardisation norms (With Images)


September 21st, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The government will further strengthen food safety in the country by introducing standards regulations to bring quality of Indian food items at par with international ... Read more...

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Man hacks three kids to death in China


September 21st, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) A man hacked to death three children in China with a wood chopper, authorities said Friday.The man barged into a day care centre around 2 p.m. ... Read more...

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