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AIFF to felicitate heroes of 1951 and ‘62 Asian Games


August 15th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) will be felicitating the surviving members of the gold medal winning 1951 and 1962 Asian Games teams, on the ... Read more...

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23 booked for Mumbai violence (Second Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Police Sunday booked 23 people for murder, attempt to murder, molestation and damage to public property as they began probing violence during a Muslim protest which ... Read more...

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Sexual grooming of white girls an Asian problem: Official


June 8th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 8 (IANS) Gangs that rape and sexually exploit vulnerable young white girls in Britain is a "particular problem" in Asian communities, one of the country's top prosecutors has ... Read more...

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Manipuri student commits suicide in Bangalore


May 4th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 4 (IANS) A 24-year-old student from Manipur allegedly committed suicide after a spat with his girlfriend, who hails from the same state, in his house in the south-east ... Read more...

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Iran’s Al-Mustafa varsity plans branch in Hyderabad


March 1st, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, March 1 (IANS) Iran's Al-Mustafa International University proposes to set up its branch here and has sought allotment of land for the purpose.Iranian consul general in Hyderabad Mahmoud Safari ... Read more...

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Land scam: Court seeks Bihar government’s response


October 18th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Patna ,Oct 18 (IANS) The Patna High Court Tuesday directed the Bihar government to file its response to a public suit seeking a probe in an alleged scam of ... Read more...

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Omar fears rise in militancy if Afzal is hanged


September 28th, 2011 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 28 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Wednesday said he was worried that the hanging of parliament attack convict Afzal Guru could revive militancy in the ... Read more...

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BJP slams Omar for Afzal tweet, Congress silent


August 31st, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday criticised Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah for his tweet linking the Tamil Nadu assembly resolution on ... Read more...

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Pakistani scribes demand clarification over killing


August 30th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 30 (IANS) Journalist organisations in Pakistan have demanded that the government clarify former Sindh home minister Zulfikar Mirza's statement that the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) was behind the ... Read more...

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Mirwaiz warns of serious fallout if Afzal is hanged


August 12th, 2011 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 12 (IANS) Moderate Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq Friday said if parliament attack convict Afzal Guru is hanged, the peace process between India and Pakistan would be ... Read more...

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Month after Mumbai blasts: 26 dead, 126 wounded…zero held


August 12th, 2011 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) The numbers speak for themselves. A month after the July 13 triple explosions rocked Mumbai, killing 26 and injuring 126 badly enough to be sent ... Read more...

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Land scam rocks Bihar assembly again


July 21st, 2011 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 21 (IANS) The Bihar assembly saw an uproar for the third consecutive day Thursday, with the opposition demanding Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's resignation and a CBI probe into ... Read more...

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Under attack, Nitish to probe Bihar land bonanza (Lead)


July 19th, 2011 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 19 (IANS) Under attack, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Tuesday ordered a probe into the allotment of land to family members of the ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) ... Read more...

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Blasts suspect’s family awaits body for funeral


July 18th, 2011 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) The body of Faiz Usmani, who died after being detained for suspected links with the July 13 bomb attacks here, would be handed over to his ... Read more...

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Nitish Govt. in Bihar to scrap fund allocation for MLAs, MLCs


December 10th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
Patna, Dec 10 (ANI): The Nitish Kumar Government has decided to scrap the existing allocation of funds for Local Area Development (LAD) scheme for Bihar MLAs and MLCs in an attempt ... Read more...

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Two get life for killing Indian-origin man in Britain


November 17th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 17 (IANS) Two men in Britain were jailed for life for the gruesome murder of an Indian-origin man during a botched robbery at his shop, a media report said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Two men get life sentences for murder of Brit-Indian shopkeeper Gurmail Singh


November 17th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): Two men have been jailed for life in connection with the murder of an Indian-origin shopkeeper, Gurmail Singh, during a robbery at his village store in West Yorkshire.Singh ... Read more...

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ANI cameraman hurt in encounter between militants, Army im Kashmir


October 21st, 2010 - 6:12 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal BhatMaloora Sumbal (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct.21 (ANI): An Asian News International (ANI) cameraman was injured on Thursday during an encounter between security forces and miltants in Jammu and Kashmir's Maloora ... Read more...

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Pakistani general to lead UN force in Liberia


October 14th, 2010 - 7:23 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, Oct 14 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon has appointed Major General Muhammad Khalid of Pakistan as the force commander of the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL).Prior to the appointment, ... Read more...

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Pakistan golf course leads to huge loss


October 11th, 2010 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 11 (IANS) A deal to set up a golf course in Pakistan's Lahore city has caused a loss of Rs.4.82 billion to the exchequer, says a report issued by the ... Read more...

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Babri Masjid champion’s daughter gets JD-U ticket in Bihar


October 1st, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Oct 1 (IANS) A day after the Ayodhya verdict was pronounced, Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) gave an assembly ticket to the daughter of diplomat-turned-politician Syed Shahabuddin -- the man ... Read more...

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Pak govt needs to come clean on NRO beneficiaries issue to avoid spat with SC: Editorial


September 28th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 28(ANI): An editorial in a leading Pakistan newspaper has said that it is time for the government to make amends in the National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) beneficiaries issue for ... Read more...

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Seventy NRO beneficiaries still working in Pak government departments


September 27th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep 27(ANI): The Pakistan Law Ministry has reportedly prepared a list of 70 National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) beneficiaries who are still working in different government departments.The list reportedly carries the ... Read more...

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Mukhtar Ansari floats new political outfit


August 9th, 2010 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Mau (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 8 (IANS) Four months after being expelled from Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), jailed mafia don-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari Sunday announced the formation of a new ... Read more...

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28 Bihar districts declared drought hit


August 4th, 2010 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 3 (IANS) The Bihar government Tuesday declared 28 of the state's 38 districts drought affected due to 20 percent rainfall deficit, an official said. The decision was taken at a state ... Read more...

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Six guards beheaded in Afghan bank robbery


August 3rd, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, Aug 3 (DPA) Six private security guards were poisoned and then beheaded in northern Afghanistan during a bank robbery, a police spokesman said Tuesday. The incident happened at Kabul Bank's branch ... Read more...

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Chinese fishes gaining popularity in Jammu and Kashmir


August 1st, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal BhatJammu and Kashmir, August 1 (ANI): Chinese fishes are gaining popularity among locals and authorities in the Kashmir valley, as they are easier to breed and cheaper than other meats, ... Read more...

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Locals in Kashmir valley celebrate Sufi saint’s Urs


July 29th, 2010 - 6:19 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal BhatBaramullah (Jammu and Kashmir), July 29 (ANI): Hundreds of people thronged the shrine of Sufi saint Fareed-Ud-Din Ganjshakar to celebrate the last day of the 'Urs Mubarak' fair on Thursday ... Read more...

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Khurshid ‘dismayed’ over Gadkari’s Afzal comments


July 13th, 2010 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) Corporate Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid Tuesday expressed dismay over Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari's controversial comment terming parliament attack convict Afzal Guru as the "son-in-law" ... Read more...

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Disabled not at par with SC/ST in Delhi University’s MBBS course: court


July 6th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday dismissed a petition filed by a physically handicapped candidate seeking relaxation in the eligibility criteria for admission to Delhi University's medical course. ... Read more...

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Two Pakistani athletes fail dope test


June 23rd, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, June 23 (IANS) Pakistan's preparations for the Commonwealth Games received a blow Wednesday when it was revealed that two of their top female sprinters are facing a ban after failing dope ... Read more...

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Historic Vicharnag temple reopens in Srinagar


May 16th, 2010 - 11:05 pm ICT by ANI
By Afzal BhatSrinagar, May 16 (ANI): A number of Kashmir Pandits offered rituals at the historic 'Vicharnag temple', when it reopened after 20 years in Srinagar district .Located in the district's Soura ... Read more...

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Pak court acquits Marriott Hotel bombers over lack of evidence


May 6th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Rawalpindi, May 6 (ANI): In yet another instance where terror accused suspects have been set free due to the lack of evidence in Pakistan, an anti-terrorism court here has acquitted four people ... Read more...

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No room for criminals in BSP: Mayawati


May 2nd, 2010 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 2 (IANS) In an apparent attempt to re-build her party's image, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Sunday blamed the opposition for "infiltrating" criminals into the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP). Having ... Read more...

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Mayawati expels 500 BSP workers with criminal past


May 1st, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 1 (IANS) Cracking the whip on party workers with criminal backgrounds, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati Saturday ordered the expulsion of around 500 ... Read more...

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