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‘Neethaane…’ music hit, sold 1 lakh copies


September 10th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 10 (IANS) The soundtrack of upcoming Tamil movie "Neethaane En Ponvasantham"(NEP) is selling like hot cakes with 100,000 copies sold since its release Sep 1."Physical (hard copies) has ... Read more...

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Toyota to invest Rs.900 crore to raise production


September 6th, 2012 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Japanese automobile major Toyota Thursday said it will invest Rs.900 crore by next March to increase production capacity at its Bangalore plant."We will be investing ... Read more...

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Chinese defence minister’s gift for IAF pilots: Rs 1 lakh!


September 5th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Chinese Defence Minister General Liang Guanglie had an unusual gift for two Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots: Rs.100,000 in sealed envelopes.The pilots, who flew the ... Read more...

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Maharashtra minister denies role in coal block cases


September 5th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Nashik (Maharashtra), Sep 5 (IANS) Maharashtra minister Rajendra Darda Wednesday said he had nothing to do with the company booked by the CBI over irregularities in coal block allocations.The minister's ... Read more...

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Probe bribe-giving case against officials: Court


September 3rd, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) A special court here has rejected a CBI closure report and directed a further probe into a case in which two officials of Delhi's ... Read more...

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Teenaged girl helps nab traffickers on tip from TV serial


August 31st, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 31 (IANS) A teenaged girl saved herself and another girl from the clutches of human traffickers in the Bihar capital after she sensed trouble, thanks to scenes she ... Read more...

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Officer gets four-year jail for forgery


August 22nd, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) A CBI special court here has awarded four years jail term to an officer of the Commission for Scientific and Technical Terminology in a 2008 ... Read more...

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Wanted man lynched by mob near Gurgaon


August 20th, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, Aug 20 (IANS) A criminal carrying a Rs.1 lakh reward for his arrest was beaten to death by a mob in Saidpur village near this Haryana industrial town and ... Read more...

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Bahuguna surveys damage in Uttarakhand, offers more relief


August 16th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Aug 16 (IANS) Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna Thursday announced additional compensation for people whose houses were destroyed by the heavy rains and landslides in the state in the ... Read more...

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PM condoles deaths in Tamil Nadu train fire (Lead)


July 30th, 2012 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Monday expressed "shock and grief" over the death of 32 people who were burnt alive in the New Delhi-Chennai Tamil ... Read more...

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Heavy rains kill nine in Hyderabad, many colonies submerged (Second Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 21 (IANS) Nine people, including two women and three children, were killed in incidents of wall collapse in Hyderabad as heavy rains lashed the city since Friday ... Read more...

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Heavy rains kill nine in Hyderabad (Lead)


July 21st, 2012 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 21 (IANS) Nine people, including two women and three children, were killed in incidents of wall collapse in Hyderabad as heavy rains since Friday night lashed the ... Read more...

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Mahindra First Choice plans to sell 1 lakh pre-owned cars by 2015


July 21st, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) Mahindra First Choice Wheels, one of India's largest multi-brand pre-owned car companies, is planning to sell one lakh vehicles by 2015 and 45,000 by the end ... Read more...

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Man wanted in 13 criminal cases arrested


July 13th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Listed as one of the top 10 most wanted criminals by the Delhi Police, a 28-year-old man involved in 13 criminal cases, including murder, was ... Read more...

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Goa to give women Rs.1 lakh for wedding expenses


July 6th, 2012 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, July 6 (IANS) With an aim to curb female foeticide in Goa, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Friday launched the 'Ladli Laxmi' scheme, under which women can avail Rs.1 ... Read more...

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Kerala court dismisses pleas of Italian Marines (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, May 29 (IANS) The Kerala High Court Tuesday dismissed the pleas of two Italian Marines to quash the first information report filed against them by Kerala Police in the ... Read more...

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Three to die for killing four-year-old


May 25th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 25 (IANS) A court in Bihar Friday awarded capital punishment to three men and life imprisonment to another for the abduction-cum-murder of a four-year-old boy.Additional District and Sessions ... Read more...

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India’s first oceanarium to come up in Greater Noida


May 5th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) In another first for the National Capital Region (NCR), the country's first oceanarium is all set to open in Greater Noida by the year-end.Developed as ... Read more...

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Delhi complying with rules against tinted glasses: Police


May 5th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Delhi traffic police Saturday thanked and praised residents of Delhi for complying with the new regulation against using tinted glasses on their vehicles.According to ... Read more...

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DS Group acquires dairy plant in Rajasthan


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 2 (IANS) Dharampal Satyapal Group (DS Group), a Rs.2,200 crore multi-diversified conglomerate Wednesday announced its strategic foray into the dairy business, with the acquisition of an existing dairy ... Read more...

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Eight injured as powerful storm hits Meghalaya


April 28th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 14 (IANS) A ferocious storm ravaged parts of Meghalaya's West Khasi Hills district, injuring eight people and rendering 43 families homeless, officials said Saturday.The high velocity storm, which ... Read more...

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Meghalaya Police announce reward for catching GNLA rebels


April 28th, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 28 (IANS) Meghalaya Police Saturday announced cash rewards for the capture of militants of the Garo National Liberation Army (GNLA), a powerful rebel group operating in the western ... Read more...

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Delhi to register ‘eligible’ Madrasahs, finance them


April 27th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) To reach out to minority votes ahead of the Delhi assembly elections in 2013, the Congress-led government Friday asked the state minority commission to facilitate ... Read more...

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Former BJP chief Bangaru convicted for taking bribe (Lead)


April 27th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Bangaru Laxman was convicted by a Delhi court and taken into custody for accepting a bribe from a ... Read more...

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Court decision in Bangaru Laxman graft case Friday


April 26th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) A court here will Friday pronounce its verdict in a 10-year-old graft case against former Bharatiya Janata Party president Bangaru Laxman for allegedly accepting ... Read more...

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Srinagar gold burglary solved in a day, loot recovered


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 23 (IANS) Police said Monday they had solved the burglary of gold items over Rs.3 lakh here within 24 hours, arresting the three robbers and recovering the stolen ... Read more...

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Court decision April 27 on Bangaru Laxman graft case


April 22nd, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) A Delhi court will April 27 deliver its judgment in a 10-year-old graft case against former Bharatiya Janata Party president Bangaru Laxman for allegedly ... Read more...

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Kerala not to take over Padmanabhaswamy temple: Minister


April 20th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 20 (IANS) Newly-appointed Kerala Home Minister T.Radhakrishnan Friday said the state government would not take over the management of Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple, which has been in the news ... Read more...

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Mamata fetes 18 singers


April 12th, 2012 - 11:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Thursday presented the maiden 'Mahasangeet Samman' and 'Sangeet Samman' to 18 well-known singers at the inauguration of an annual ... Read more...

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13 people from Madhya Pradesh killed in two accidents


April 6th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, April 6 (IANS) At least thirteen people from Madhya Pradesh were killed in two separate road accidents Friday.In the first accident, a bus carrying labourers from Madhya Pradesh's Ratlam ... Read more...

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Court decision in Bangaru Laxman sting April 27


April 4th, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) A Delhi court hearing a case against former Bharatiya Janata Party president Bangaru Laxman for allegedly accepting a bribe from a fake arm dealer ... Read more...

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Court asks Rajasthan to explain action against female child killing


March 30th, 2012 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 30 (IANS) Taking a serious note of the recovery of two new born girls' bodies here over two constrictive days, the Rajasthan High Court Friday summoned Jaipur's Commissioner ... Read more...

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Another newborn girl’s body found in Jaipur


March 28th, 2012 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 28 (IANS) In yet another shocking incident, a body of a newborn girl was found in a plot in a residential colony here Wednesday, a day after the ... Read more...

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Body of newborn girl found


March 27th, 2012 - 10:16 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, March 27 (IANS) The body of a newborn girl was found in a dustbin here Tuesday, bringing to the fore the plight of the girl child in a state ... Read more...

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112 government websites hacked in three months: Pilot


March 15th, 2012 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) A total of 112 government websites, including that of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL), were hacked in just three months, parliament was informed Wednesday."During the ... Read more...

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