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Three pro-talk ULFA members held for robbery, murders


August 20th, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 20 (IANS) Four people, including three members of ULFA's pro-talk faction led by Arabinda Rajkhowa, were Monday arrested for their involvement in cases of robbery, abduction and subsequent ... Read more...

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Anna disbands Team Anna, colleagues perplexed (Intro Roundup)


August 6th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) Sixteen months after he took India by storm, activist Anna Hazare Monday announced that he was disbanding Team Anna and ending the work begun ... Read more...

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Amarinder Singh: Down and now out! (Punjab Newsletter)


August 3rd, 2012 - 10:46 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 3 (IANS) That he and his Congress party were down in morale after repeated defeats in the elections this year was not hidden from anyone. ... Read more...

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Anna slams government, Kejriwal to carry on fast (Second Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Anna Hazare Tuesday hit out the government over corruption, saying that the publics servants have made the public their servants, while his key aides ... Read more...

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Hazare begins fast, demands passage of Jan Lokpal bill (Evening Lead)


July 29th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare began his indefinite hunger strike against corruption here Sunday, saying he won't end his protest till the government bowed to ... Read more...

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Not launching political party: Anna Hazare (Interview)


July 27th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Anna Hazare Friday said he is neither joining politics nor launching a political party but will support "honest" and "good candidates" nominated by people ... Read more...

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Miffed Azam Khan offers to quit UP cabinet


July 26th, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 26 (IANS) Miffed at his powers being curtailed, senior Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan has sent a terse letter to Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav offering to quit the ... Read more...

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Two Bihar legislators face social boycott


July 24th, 2012 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 24 (IANS) A front organisation of Ranvir Sena has called for a social boycott of two Bihar legislators for their suspected involvement in the murder of Ranvir Sena ... Read more...

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South Korean president apologizes for scandals


July 24th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 24 (IANS) South Korean President Lee Myung-bak offered a public apology Tuesday for a series of corruption scandals implicating his brother and former aides, an embarrassment for the ... Read more...

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Waitress scolds British PM, asks to stand in queue


July 5th, 2012 - 5:36 am ICT by IANS
London, July 4 (IANS) A waitress at a coffee shop in Britain failed to recognise Prime Minister David Cameron and told him she was busy serving other customers, and ... Read more...

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Pictures of politicians, film stars removed from Kerala jails


June 17th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 17 (IANS) The authorities Sunday removed photographs of politicians and film stars from major jails across Kerala and were also preparing to shuffle prisoners, an official said.Such photographs ... Read more...

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Myanmar opposition leader Suu Kyi falls ill in Switzerland


June 15th, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by BNO News
BERN, SWITZERLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is currently on her first tour to Europe in more than two decades, fell ill during a news conference ... Read more...

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Egypt court clears Mubarak aides for election


June 15th, 2012 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Egypt's Constitutional Court has rejected the "political isolation law" that barred former president Hosni Mubarak's associates from politics.According to Nile TV, the law barred officials ... Read more...

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Sonia’s hectic parleys on presidential choice


June 14th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
It was a busy Thursday for Congress President Sonia Gandhi as she held parleys with her key aides on the ruling United Progressive Alliance's choice for the July 19 presidential ... Read more...

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Two legislators linked to Ranvir Sena chief murder?


June 8th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 8 (IANS) Two legislators of Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) are reportedly under surveillance over the murder of Ranvir Sena chief Brahmeshwar Singh 'Mukhiya', police sources said Friday.Sunil ... Read more...

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Indian foreign secretary meets Dalai Lama


June 7th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Dharamsala, June 7 (IANS) As External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna ended his China visit, Foreign Secretary Ranjan Mathai Thursday held a closed-door meeting with the Dalai Lama here.There was no ... Read more...

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Mubarak verdict to be appealed against


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Cairo, June 3 (IANS) Egypt's prosecutor general will appeal against the verdicts delivered by a Cairo court in the trial of ex-president Hosni Mubarak, his two sons, the former interior ... Read more...

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‘Welfare funds not fully used in northeast’


May 30th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Shillong, May 29 (IANS) Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Mukul Wasnik Tuesday expressed concern over the poor fund utilisation in social welfare sector in the northeast states.Chairing a ... Read more...

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Court exempts Sheila Kaul from personal appearance


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) A Delhi court Wednesday exempted 98-year-old former union minister Sheila Kaul from personal appearance in a corruption case.Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special ... Read more...

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Plea seeking action against Hazare, aides dismissed (Lead)


May 4th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed a petition seeking directions to the government to initiate action against Anna Hazare and his two associates for allegedly ... Read more...

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Petition seeking action against Hazare, aides dismissed


May 4th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday dismissed a petition seeking directions to the government to initiate action against social activist Anna Hazare and two associates for ... Read more...

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Hazare insulted national flag, petitioner tells apex court (Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Friday hear a petition seeking direction to the central government to take action against Anna Hazare and his aides Kiran ... Read more...

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Hazare insulted national flag, petitioner tells apex court


May 3rd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court will Friday hear a petition seeking direction to the central government to take action against Anna Hazare and his aides Kiran ... Read more...

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Former UP minister booked for duping sportsmen


May 3rd, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh police has filed a complaint against former minister and Mayawati aide Lalji Verma after several sportsmen accused him of duping them on the ... Read more...

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CWG scam: CBI raids 20 locations (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The CBI Wednesday raided 20 locations in Delhi, the national capital region (NCR), Kolkata and Siliguri in connection with another Commonwealth Games (CWG) scam, an ... Read more...

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Akhilesh to get new add in cyber space (With Image)


April 20th, 2012 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 20 (IANS) Hoping to reach out to people across the class divide, particularly the young, Uttar Pradesh's new tech savvy Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav will soon have ... Read more...

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Khar, Zardari’s daughters likely to come to India


April 6th, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Rehman Malik may not be the only minister accompanying Pakistani president Asif Ali Zardari on a day-long visit to to India Sunday. While the composition ... Read more...

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Bahuguna wants UP to clear decade-old dues


April 3rd, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 3 (IANS) Uttarakhand Chief Minister Vijay Bahuguna will Wednesday reach Uttar Pradesh, his home state, on a two-day visit during which he will call on Chief Minister Akhilesh ... Read more...

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Mulayam pulls up government over Etawah firing


April 2nd, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 2 (IANS) His patience with Uttar Pradesh Police wearing thin after Sunday's firing on a crowd of devotees in his home district Etawah, Samajwadi Party )SP) supremo Mulayam ... Read more...

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Akhilesh so far, walks in the shadow of Mulayam (News Analysis)


March 20th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 20 (IANS) It may be a little too early to call it the end of the political honeymoon for Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav. But his choices ... Read more...

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Libya to seek ex spy chief’s extradition (Lead, Changing Dateline)


March 18th, 2012 - 7:43 am ICT by IANS
Tripoli, March 18 (IANS) Tripoli will ask Mauritania to extradite Libya's former intelligence chief arrested in the capital city of Nouakchott, an official said.The Libyan official stated it Saturday after ... Read more...

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Gaddafi’s spy chief held in Mauritania


March 18th, 2012 - 3:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Late former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi's intelligence chief has been arrested in Mauritania, one of Africa's newest oil producers countries, the Al Jazeera reported ... Read more...

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Book reveals Nixon had secret psychiatric care


March 6th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) It is a secret that could have stopped Richard Nixon becoming president of the US. He was secretly seeing a psychiatrist during the height of his ... Read more...

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Framing of charges against Sheila Kaul deferred


February 28th, 2012 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi Feb 28 (IANS) A special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court deferred to March 27 its hearing on framing of charges against former union urban development minister Sheila ... Read more...

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Sean Young arrested at Oscar after-party


February 28th, 2012 - 12:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Feb 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Sean Young was placed under citizen’s arrest at the Oscars after-party event on Sunday. The 52-year-old was trying to gain entry into the event when ... Read more...

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