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Obama denounces Sikh Gurudwara shooting


August 6th, 2012 - 8:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) US President Barack Obama has denounced the shooting incident at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin as a "senseless act of violence" and expressed ... Read more...

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Odisha activists press for anganwadi wall collapse probe


July 16th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 16 (IANS) Activists Monday stepped up demand for a probe into the death of seven children in a day-care centre in Odisha and asked the government to punish ... Read more...

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UP officials told to improve law, order


July 15th, 2012 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary Javed Usmani Saturday directed police and administrative officials to spruce up law and order.He said officials should be available to listen to ... Read more...

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CBI finds fraud in Jharkhand state service exams


July 6th, 2012 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, July 6 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed five cases of irregularities in appointments of state administrative officials, lecturers and doctors, an official said Friday."Total ... Read more...

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Mamata mulls state-owned news channel, magazine


April 21st, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday said the government is thinking about launching a state-owned news channel and bringing out a magazine to highlight ... Read more...

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Odisha hostage crisis: CM holds meeting with top officials


March 25th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 25 (IANS) Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Sunday held a meeting of top state police and administrative officials here as uncertainty continued over the fate of the two Italians ... Read more...

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Hostage crisis: Odisha holds talks as MLA abducted (Second Lead)


March 24th, 2012 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 24 (IANS) Maoists in Odisha kidnapped a ruling party legislator early Saturday even as talks continued with the rebels for the release of two Italians abducted 10 ... Read more...

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Odisha abduction: Talks delayed again


March 21st, 2012 - 1:21 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 21 (IANS) Uncertainty persisted Wednesday on the fate of the two Italians abducted by Maoists in Odisha last week with talks likely to be delayed as it was ... Read more...

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India informs Italy of efforts to release Italian hostages (Evening lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) India Sunday informed Italy of the efforts being made by the Odisha government for early release of two Italian nationals who were taken hostage by ... Read more...

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Maoists abduct two Italians in Odisha (Third Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 18 (IANS) Maoists have abducted two Italian male tourists in Odisha's Kandhamal district, an official said Sunday in what appears to be the first case of foreigners being ... Read more...

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Two Italians abducted in Odisha (Second Lead)


March 18th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 18 (IANS) Two Italian tourists in Odisha have been abducted by Maoists in Kandhamal district, an official said Sunday. This appears to be the first case of foreigners ... Read more...

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Osama plotted to kill Obama : reports


March 17th, 2012 - 9:33 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 17 (IANS) Before being killed Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden had ordered for organising special cells in Afghanistan and Pakistan to attack the aircraft of US President ... Read more...

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Chouhan government harassing officials: Congress


January 27th, 2012 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Jan 27 (IANS) The Congress's Madhya Pradesh unit Friday accused the Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led Bharatiya Janata Party government of harassing good administrative officials on various pretexts.Citing the S.M.H. ... Read more...

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Funeral held for Pakistani soldiers


November 27th, 2011 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 27 (IANS) Funeral prayers were Sunday offered for the 24 Pakistani soldiers who died Saturday in a NATO attack on a border check-post, Geo News reported.The prayers were ... Read more...

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Mamata worships goddess Kali, gives ‘prasad’


October 27th, 2011 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 27 (IANS) There were long queues of people at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's house here Thursday as she gave away Kali puja 'prasad', greeting VIPs ... Read more...

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Rajasthan villager alleges children died of hunger


September 24th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Sep 24 (IANS) A labourer in Rajasthan's Bhilwara district Saturday alleged his two daughters died of hunger, while two other children are admitted to a hospital in serious condition. ... Read more...

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Farmers’ stir: More forces deployed in Agra


May 9th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 9 (IANS) Additional companies of the Provincial Armed Constabulary (PAC) and the Uttar Pradesh Police moved into volatile areas here as an uneasy calm prevailed Monday, a day ... Read more...

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Protests erupt in Agra as botched abortion victim dies


April 29th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 29 (IANS) As activists continued protests against quacks and the administration kept up raids on illegally-running nursing homes with unqualified personnel, a 29-year-old woman died here Friday - ... Read more...

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BJP’s Bengal chief on hunger strike outside poll panel office


April 23rd, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 23 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) West Bengal unit chief Rahul Sinha Saturday launched an indefinite hunger strike outside the state chief electoral officer's (CEO) office, ... Read more...

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Rajasthan to try to get drop-outs back to school


April 7th, 2011 - 11:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 7 (IANS) Rajasthan will start a massive drive across the state from July 1 to bring over a million school drop-outs back to the classroom, Chief Minister Ashok ... Read more...

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New EU anti-terrorist body will be ‘like KGB’


April 2nd, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.2 (ANI): Senior European administrative officials are planning to set up a new European Union counter-terrorism agency, which critics warn, could turn into a Europe-wide secret police force that would be ... Read more...

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Folk art shows how women fought for their rights


March 25th, 2011 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mau (Uttar Pradesh), March 25 (IANS) A large number of rural women used folk art to show how they had fought for National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA), public distribution ... Read more...

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Jats refuse to vacate railway tracks despite court orders


March 25th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Jatpur (Haryana), Mar.25 (ANI): Protestors of the Jat community have continued their agitation over reservations in government jobs and educational institutes, despite orders from the Punjab and Haryana High Court directing them ... Read more...

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Don’t harass politicians, Bengal officials told


March 24th, 2011 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 23 (IANS) Administrative officials in West Bengal have been asked not to harass politicians while executing pending non-bailable arrest warrants, Chief Election Commissioner S.Y. Quraishi said Wednesday."Every ... Read more...

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Maoists free abducted Orissa engineer, Malkangiri collector to be released soon


February 23rd, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneshwar Feb.23 (ANI): Maoists on Wednesday released a junior engineer they had abducted on February 16.Junior engineer Pabitra Majhi was released near the Ambadoli village of Chitrakonda District from where two officials ... Read more...

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Maoists likely to release abducted Malkangiri collector, engineer in next 48 hours


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by ANI
Bhubaneshwar Feb.23 (ANI): Malkangiri District Collector R Vineel Krishna and junior engineer Pabitra Mohan Majhi are likely to be released by Maoists in the next 48 hours, after Orissa Government conceded to ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh had intelligence on Maoists’ abduction plan


February 17th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Feb 17 (IANS) A day before Orissa Maoists abducted a district collector Wednesday, the police chief of neighbouring Chhattisgarh had warned his state's chief secretary, on the basis of intelligence, of ... Read more...

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Poll panel verifies list of homeless after violence


February 13th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 12 (IANS) Members of the high-level Election Commission team touring poll-bound West Bengal Saturday made a door-to-door survey to verify the list of people forced to stay away from home ... Read more...

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Day 4 of Darjeeling shutdown: Interlocutor meets officials


February 12th, 2011 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Darjeeling, Feb 12 (IANS) The central government-appointed interlocutor Vijay Madan visited West Bengal's Darjeeling hills to assess the situation Saturday, day four of an indefinite shutdown the Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) ... Read more...

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Bangladesh court demands govt explanation over failure to protest ‘whipped to death’ teen


February 6th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Feb 6 (ANI): Amid massive protests, the Bangladesh High Court has demanded an explanation from the government over its failure to protect a teenage girl who died after being whipped in ... Read more...

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China betrayed friendship, says Farooq on reported Chinese incursion


January 10th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 10 (IANS) China had "betrayed the concept of friendship", union minister Farooq Abdullah has said amid reports of "incursions" into Indian territory in Jammu and Kashmir's Ladakh region. "China has ... Read more...

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Maoists disrupt panchayat polls in Jharkhand


December 24th, 2010 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, Dec 24 (IANS) The Maoists set on fire three vehicles and disrupted voting at a polling booth in Jharkhand's Garwah district during the last leg of the panchayat polls Friday, police ... Read more...

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Man climbs tree to escape wife’s medical bill


October 28th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Oct 28 (IANS) A tribal is living atop a tree in Orissa since Tuesday after he failed to pay his wife's hospital fees, officials said Thursday.Okil Munda, 26, a resident of ... Read more...

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Family of 10 stable after fasting for 30 days at Ajmer


October 12th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Ajmer, Oct 12 (IANS) The condition of 10 members of a family from Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh who were fasting for the last over 30 days at Sufi saint Hazrat Chisti's dargah ... Read more...

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Seven people drown in West Bengal


September 15th, 2010 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) Seven people drowned as a trawler capsized in the Muriganga river near Kakdwip in West Bengal's South 24 Pargans district, police said Wednesday. South 24 Pargans Police Superintendent L.N. ... Read more...

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