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It’s now Slovenia calling Bollywood! (With Images)


September 21st, 2012 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Swiss Alps, the Scottish Highlands, British castles and Spanish beaches - these breathtaking European destinations have for long fascinated Indian filmmakers. Enter Slovenia, a ... Read more...

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Police destroy Maoists’ arms factories in Bastar


September 21st, 2012 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 20 (IANS) Police and para-military troopers raided a Maoists hideout Thursday in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region and destroyed three arms factories, a senior officer said."A joint team of ... Read more...

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Promotion quota bill in Rajya Sabha, SP, BSP lock horns (Lead)


September 5th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Amid repeated disruptions and vociferous protests, the Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day Wednesday, but not before the government introduced a bill for ... Read more...

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40-kg explosive device defused in Chhattisgarh


September 1st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 1 (IANS) Security forces foiled a bid by Maoist ultras to trigger a massive blast in Bijapur district by defusing a powerful explosive device buried beneath the road ... Read more...

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Andhra Maoists sneak into Chhattisgarh?


August 29th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 29 (IANS) A large number of technical and explosive experts among the Maoists in Andhra Pradesh have entered Chhattisgarh with a view to attacking security forces, police sources ... Read more...

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‘Jalpari’ not a serious film: Nila Madhab Panda


August 23rd, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Director Nila Madhab Panda, known for "I Am Kalam", says his forthcoming movie "Jalpari: The Desert Mermaid", based on the issue of female foeticide, is ... Read more...

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Torrential rains, floods hit life in Chhattisgarh


August 20th, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 20 (IANS) Torrential rains for the past 50 hours affected life in Chhattisgarh, specially in Bastar division, as water from the swollen Doodh river entered shops and houses ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh tribals issued invalid caste certificates


August 19th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 19 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has been left embarrassed after discovering that hundreds of thousands of caste certificates it has issued to tribals were invalid.The certificates became useless ... Read more...

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Two CRPF troopers killed in Chhattisgarh blast (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 7 (IANS) Two CRPF troopers were killed after Maoist guerrillas blew up their vehicle in Chhattisgarh Tuesday, police said.The IED blast occurred near Basaguda in Bijapur district, around ... Read more...

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Private doctors on warpath in uterus removal scam


August 6th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Aug 6 (IANS) Accusing the state government of taking arbitrary action against doctors in a uterus removal scam and considering passage of a draconian Nursing Home Act which will ... Read more...

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No large aircraft from Patna from Aug 16


August 5th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, August 5 (IANS) Large aircraft such as Airbus 320 and Boeing 737 will not operate from Patna airport from Aug 16 after the runway length was re-notified, officials said Sunday.A ... Read more...

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Pune’s Sharma in final qualifying round in snooker meet


August 4th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Yogesh Sharma of PYC Gymkhana, Pune, registered a 3-2 win to enter the final qualifying round in the Shyam Shroff Memorial All India Open Invitation Snooker ... Read more...

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Ghadge leads ‘Star Blue’ into Mumbai billiards semis


August 2nd, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Sunil Ghadge snatched the decider with exquisite shots to lead Central Railway Mumbai Institute 'Star Blue' into the semifinals of The Zarine and Yazdi Daruvala Charitable ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh doctors questioned on womb removals


July 23rd, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 23 (IANS) Health officials in Chhattisgarh Monday finished the two-day questioning of nine doctors accused of removing wombs of young women to make money under the National Health ... Read more...

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BJP legislator sent to 14 days custody (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 23 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Ashok Agrawal was sent to 14 days judicial custody Monday in connection with the killing of an employee in Bihar's ... Read more...

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Bihar BJP legislator arrested for killing employee


July 23rd, 2012 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 23 (IANS) A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator was arrested Monday in connection with the killing of his employee in Bihar's Katihar district, police said.Ashok Agrawal, a ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh killing issue rocks assembly


July 13th, 2012 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 12 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh assembly witnessed uproarious scenes on the opening day of the monsoon session Thursday as the Congress and the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party traded ... Read more...

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Report sought on psychiatrists’ use to suppress Kudankulam stir


July 10th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a report from the home ministry on the government deciding to use psychiatrists to counsel activists opposing ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh RTI activist shot at, in stable condition


July 7th, 2012 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 7 (IANS) A leading Chhattisgarh rights activist was injured when two unidentified gunmen shot him twice in the state's industrial town Raigarh. He is said to be out ... Read more...

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BJP accuses Ghaziabad administration of favouring SP


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, July 2 (IANS) The BJP Monday accused the Ghaziabad district administration of acting as a catalyst for the ruling Samajwadi Party in the July 4 city municipal polls ... Read more...

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Negligible progress on poll reforms, RTI plea reveals


June 21st, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Attempts to push for poll reforms are yet to yield the desired results despite an appeal by the Election Commission to the government, a ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh’s government hospitals to transport dead bodies home for free


May 30th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, May 30 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh Health Department will transport home the dead bodies of poor patients who die in government hospitals for free, with Chief Minister Raman Singh ... Read more...

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Five Rajasthan doctors booked for corruption


May 30th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 29 (IANS) The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Tuesday booked five senior Rajasthan government doctors for granting recognition to the nursing colleges which did not have standard facilities for the ... Read more...

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Patna airport told to cut trees for safety


May 28th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, May 28 (IANS) The civil aviation ministry has threatened to declare the Patna airport unfit for Airbus 320 and Boeing 737 aircraft unless trees near the airport are cut ... Read more...

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Nila Madhab’s ‘Jalpari’ screened at Marche du Cannes


May 22nd, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, May 22 (IANS) Director Nila Madhab Panda, remembered for "I Am Kalam", showcased his new feature film "Jalpari: The Desert Mermaid" at Marche du Cannes (Cannes Film Market) at ... Read more...

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IIT-JEE results out, Faridabad boy tops


May 18th, 2012 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The results of the Joint Entrance Examination for the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-JEE) 2012 were declared Friday.The results of the exam, which was ... Read more...

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Four BSP bungalows in Lutyens Delhi have unauthorised constructions


May 9th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) Four government bungalows allotted to the Bahujan Samaj Party in the heart of the national capital have unauthorised constructions and party chief and former Uttar ... Read more...

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Rent dues notice to Meira Kumar withdrawn


May 8th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The urban development ministry has withdrawn a notice for recovery of nearly Rs.2 crore rent dues from Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar for use ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh slows down anti-Maoist drive till Menon’s release


April 23rd, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 23 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh government has virtually called a halt to its anti-Maoist offensive till Sukma District Collector Alex Paul Menon is released from captivity, official sources ... Read more...

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Bihar farmer sets organic wheat production record


April 12th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
Nalanda (Bihar), April 12 (IANS) A farmer from Bihar's Nalanda district has set a national record in organic wheat production, say officials.A wheat farmer, Surendra Prasad of Sarilchak village in ... Read more...

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BJP-led MCD developed culture of earning money: Maken


April 11th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ruled Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) had spent only Rs.125 crore of the Rs.10,533 crore sanctioned for various ... Read more...

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Banks, legislators’ accounts under scanner in Jharkhand RS polls


April 9th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, April 9 (IANS) Some banks and legislators whose roles came under suspicion in the now countermanded Rajya Sabha polls for two seats in Jharkhand are under the scanner ... Read more...

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Poll panel stops Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll, urges cancellation (Intro Roundup)


March 31st, 2012 - 1:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ranchi, March 30 (IANS) Amid reports of horse trading in the Rajya Sabha polls, the Election Commission Friday stopped the counting of votes for two seats from Jharkhand ... Read more...

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Counting for Jharkhand Rajya Sabha poll stopped as Rs.2.15 crore seized (Roundup)


March 30th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ranchi, March 30 (IANS) Amid reports of horse trading in the Rajya Sabha polls, the Election Commission Friday stopped the counting of votes in the biennial elections in ... Read more...

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Swine flu claims one life in Bhopal


March 29th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, March 29 (IANS) A 37-year-old man has died of swine flu at a private hospital here, a doctor said Thursday.Anil Hole, a resident of Saket Nagar was admitted to ... Read more...

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