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Roll back diesel hike, cooking gas cylinder cap, demands BJP


September 14th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep (IANS) The BJP Friday demanded rollback of the Rs.5 a litre hike in diesel prices and the cap of six cylinders on supply of subsidised cooking ... Read more...

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Kabir Khan’s acid test, getting okay from Salim Khan


August 13th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 13 (IANS) Director Kabir Khan says that when renowned screenwriter and Salman Khan's father Salim Khan okayed "Ek Tha Tiger" without any changes, he felt he has ... Read more...

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UP polls: 59 percent vote in 5th phase (Intro Roundup)


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Fifty-nine percent of the 1.56 crore voters in 49 Uttar Pradesh constituencies exercised their franchise in the fifth phase of balloting Thursday, an official said.Deputy ... Read more...

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59.4 percent turnout in 5th phase of UP polls (Roundup)


February 23rd, 2012 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 23 (IANS) The fifth round of polling in UP's seven-phased assembly elections in 49 constituencies Thursday witnessed a 59.4 percent turnout, an official said."Today's turnout was an impressive ... Read more...

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Brisk polling in Uttar Pradesh (Third Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 23 (IANS) Brisk polling was on Thursday in the fifth round of the seven-phase balloting in Uttar Pradesh, with the 49 constituencies falling mostly in the state's ... Read more...

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39 percent turnout in fifth phase of UP poll (Second lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 23 (IANS) A very brisk 39 percent polling in the first six hours -- the highest so far -- was reported Thursday from most of the 49 ... Read more...

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Brisk polling in fifth phase of UP poll (Lead)


February 23rd, 2012 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 23 (IANS) Brisk polling was reported Thursday from most of the 49 assembly constituencies that voted in the fifth round of the seven-phased Uttar Pradesh elections, including ... Read more...

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Voting picks up in UP after slow start (Second Lead)


February 19th, 2012 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 19 (IANS) The morning chill initially kept many voters in the confines of their homes in Uttar Pradesh, but picked up as the day progressed Sunday when ... Read more...

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Piravom by-election March 18, first acid test for UDF government


February 17th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 16 (IANS) With the Election Commission Thursday night announcing March 18 as date for the Piravom by-election it would be the first acid test for the Congress-led United ... Read more...

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Cold keeps voters indoors in UP (Second Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 8 (IANS) Voting proceeded sluggishly in Uttar Pradesh Wednesday with the rain and cold keeping people away from polling booths in the state, where the first phase ... Read more...

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Slow start to UP elections (Lead)


February 8th, 2012 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 8 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh elections got off to a slow start Wednesday with people reluctant to move out early morning due to the cold and incessant ... Read more...

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Manipur vote kickstarts India’s state elections


January 26th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 26 (IANS) Manipur, India's most disturbed state after Kashmir, will Saturday elect a new 60-member assembly to mark the start of make-or-break elections in five states.The ... Read more...

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Battle lines drawn for Kerala by-election


November 21st, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 21 (IANS) The rival political fronts in Kerala have announced their candidates for Ernakulam district's Piravam assembly constituency by-election which would be the first acid test for the ... Read more...

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Nepal’s Maoist minister faces arrest for Hindu leader’s murder


September 27th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, Sep 27 (IANS) Within hours of returning home from attending the UN General Assembly meet in New York, Nepal's new Maoist Prime Minister Baburam Bhattarai finds himself plunged into ... Read more...

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Nepal faces crisis as Maoists decide to recall ministers


July 30th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, July 30 (IANS) Nepal's five-month-old government faces another acid test this weekend. Its biggest ally, the Maoists, announced withdrawal of their ministers Saturday and gave the beleaguered ... Read more...

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India beat Qatar in international football friendly


July 18th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Doha, July 18 (IANS) India held on to their early lead to beat a higher-ranked Qatar in an international football friendly at the Al Sadd Stadium in Doha Sunday night.It ... Read more...

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Congress’ G. Karthikeyan elected Kerala assembly speaker


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 2 (IANS) With veteran Congress leader G. Karthikeyan being elected speaker of the 13th Kerala assembly Thursday, the party-led United Democratic Front (UDF) government survived its first acid test ... Read more...

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G. Karthikeyan of Congress elected Kerala speaker (Lead)


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 2 (IANS) The Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) government in Kerala survived its first acid test in the house Thursday when party veteran G. Karthikeyan was elected speaker ... Read more...

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Rana Daggubati’s language trouble in ‘Dum Maro Dum’


March 6th, 2011 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 6 (IANS) Southern actor Rana Daggubati, who prepared full-on to play a Goan rock musician in the Hindi movie "Dum Maro Dum" (DMD), says he had to ... Read more...

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West Bengal polls to be acid test for Left Front, says CPI-M leader


March 5th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Mar 5(ANI): Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Mohammad Salim on Saturday termed the forthcoming West Bengal polls as an acid test for the Left Front."Every poll is a struggle for ... Read more...

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India will be England’s acid test in 2011 World Cup


February 26th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Feb.26 (ANI): When England take on India on Sunday in a 2011 World Cup fixture, they are likely to face an acid test to establish how much they have improved in ... Read more...

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New Nepal PM faces acid test over budget


February 9th, 2011 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 9 (IANS) Still floundering to form his cabinet almost a week after he became Nepal's new prime minister with the support of the Maoist party, communist chief Jhala ... Read more...

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World Cup win not beyond New Zealand: Richardson


January 23rd, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington (New Zealand), Jan.23 (ANI): Former New Zealand opener Mark Richardson believes that winning this year's World Cup in India is not beyond the reach of the Black Caps.In an article for ... Read more...

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Gordon Murray Designed Car Clears Crash Impact Test


January 20th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 20, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gordon Murray Design is on a high after the T.27 electric city car passed the crash impact test with flying colors conducted at the Motor Industry ... Read more...

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Coming soon, do-it-yourself kit for genetic testing


December 26th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Himanshu Vatsa New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) A mobile phone-like device will soon rule out a patient's need to visit a pathological lab for detection of genetic disorders and also do away ... Read more...

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Ranji Trophy: Pressure on Tamil Nadu against Mumbai


December 7th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) Tamil Nadu would be praying for divine benevolence by way of dry weather over the next four days when they take on leaders Mumbai in a crucial Group ... Read more...

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Abhishek Bachchan: The Acid Test With The Release of ‘Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey’


December 4th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Abhishek Bachchan is the actor in B town who is right on an acid test with the release of the Ashutosh Gowarikar flick 'Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey'.Abhishek has had quite ... Read more...

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Telangana will be acid test for Kiran Kumar Reddy


November 26th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, Nov 26 (IANS) A host of challenges await former cricketer and Andhra Pradesh's new Chief Minister Nalluri Kiran Kumar Reddy as he begins a fresh innings in his ... Read more...

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Maharashtra parties extend red carpet for Prithviraj Chavan


November 10th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) Political parties across the spectrum Wednesday welcomed the Congress decision to appoint union minister Prithviraj Chavan as the next Maharashtra chief minister and said his clean, non-controversial ... Read more...

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Bipasha And John To Compete On October 15!


September 27th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 27, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Bollywood's hot couple Bipasha Basu and John is going great with their relationship since last nine years. They survived all their alleged relationship with their respective co-stars ... Read more...

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Miss Nepal faces acid test


September 1st, 2010 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Sep 1 (IANS) As 18 young women wait for the curtain to go up and the Miss Nepal 2010 pageant to start at the Tribhuvan Army Officers' Club in ... Read more...

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3 Family Entertainers On August 13


August 9th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 9, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): This weekend assures of a gamut of entertainment for the film buffs as three films are scheduled for release. Following the grand success of Pasanga, director Pandiraj ... Read more...

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Nepal’s ‘Living Goddess’ passes acid test


July 3rd, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, July 3 (IANS) An extraordinary 15-year-old girl, who never went to school after being chosen as a 'Kumari' or 'Living Goddess' of Nepal revered by thousands of Hindus and ... Read more...

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‘Iron Man 2′ Expected To Score Well At Box Office


May 8th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez May 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Robert Downey Jr. and Scarlett Johansson starrer action flick 'Iron Man 2' has been released worldwide. The movie generated enough pre-release buzz and the expectation ... Read more...

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Tripura announces district council polls


March 31st, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 31 (IANS) The elections to the Tripura Tribal Autonomous District Council (TAADC), which facilitates the socio-economic development of the tribals, will be held May 3, an official said here Wednesday. The ... Read more...

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