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Congress protest against Chhattisgarh CM turns violent


September 4th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 4 (IANS) At least 20 Congress workers were injured and some 1,000 protesters arrested and lodged in a makeshift jail following clashes with police Tuesday in Chhattisgarh ... Read more...

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Arun Gawli, 11 others get life for corporator’s murder (Roundup)


August 31st, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) A special court Friday sentenced mafia don-turned politician Arun Gawli and his 10 associates to life imprisonment for the murder of Shiv Sena corporator Kamlakar Jamsandekar ... Read more...

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Mumbai violence: Raj Thackeray demands Patil’s resignation


August 17th, 2012 - 9:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) After the Bharatiya Janata Party, the Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena Friday joined the clamour for the resignations of Home Minister R.R. Patil and city ... Read more...

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Deshmukh remains critical (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh remains in critical condition, doctors said Wednesday.Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan met Deshmukh's family along with Deputy Chief Minister Ajit ... Read more...

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Panel’s report on defence pay anomalies on Wednesday


August 7th, 2012 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth-led committee on pay anomalies of the defence forces is all set to submit its report Wednesday, with Indian Navy ... Read more...

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Pune blasts: Rs.30 crore granted for installing CCTVs


August 5th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 5 (IANS) Maharashtra government Sunday sanctioned Rs.30 crore to Pune for purchasing crime preventive equipments, including closed circuit televisions (CCTVs), days after serial blasts rocked the heart of ... Read more...

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SPO shot dead by Maoists in Odisha


July 29th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 29 (IANS) A special police officer (SPO) was killed and another injured Sunday after Maoists opened fire at them at a rural market in Odisha's Malkangiri district, police ... Read more...

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‘God Father’ treat for Upendra fans (Kannada Movie Review)


July 29th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "God Father"; Cast: Upendra (in triple role), Soundarya, Catherine, Ramesh Bhat, Sudha Belawadi, Kurigalu Prathap, Keerthiraj, Sathyajith, Siddaraj Kalyankar and others; Director: Sethu Sriram; Producer: K.Manju; Music: A.R Rehman; Editor: ... Read more...

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More paramilitary forces readied for Assam


July 28th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The government Saturday said nearly 6,500 personnel of central paramilitary forces have been readied for Assam in the wake of sectarian clashes that have ... Read more...

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Government sends team of doctors to violence-hit Assam


July 27th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) The central government Friday airlifted doctors and para-medics to provide medical help to hundreds of thousands of people who have been displaced and are ... Read more...

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Indian roller skater breaks world record


July 27th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) An 11-year-old Indian boy broke a world record by flattening himself enough to skim under poles just 6.75 inches from the ground, Daily Mail reported Friday.At ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray to undergo angioplasty Friday


July 20th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray, who has been suffering from chest pains the past one week, will undergo an angioplasty in Bandra's Lilavati Hospital ... Read more...

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Uddhav Thackeray had chest pain since four days


July 17th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray had been suffering from chest pain since Friday before he was rushed to Bandra's Lilavati Hospital Monday, party mouthpiece ... Read more...

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Two militants held in Assam


July 1st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 1 (IANS) The Indian Army has arrested two militants in Assam, official sources said Sunday.While one of them was from the All Adivasi National Liberation Army (AANLA), the ... Read more...

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Pawar lauds rescue operations during Mantralaya fire


June 22nd, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) NCP chief and union minister Sharad Pawar Friday praised the city disaster management, rescue teams and fire brigade for their efficient handling of Thursday's Mantralaya fire ... Read more...

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Two dead in Mantralaya fire


June 22nd, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Two dead bodies were recovered from the sixth floor of the Mantralaya or the Maharashtra secretariat as the fire fighters were late Thursday still engaged in ... Read more...

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Mantralaya blaze: Chavan says fire controlled, orders probe (Lead)


June 21st, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan Thursday said that the massive fire that gutted most of the top four floors of the Mantralaya or the state secretariat ... Read more...

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Chavan reviews situation after Mantralaya blaze


June 21st, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) As a major fire gutted important offices in Mantralaya or the Mahrashtra government secretariat, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan held an emergency meeting Thursday to discuss the ... Read more...

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HCC among 10 global companies for green initiative


June 20th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 20 (IANS) Mumbai-based infrastructure major Hindustan Construction Company has got the rare distinction of being the only Indian company to feature in the Climate Report released by the ... Read more...

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Trinamool wins both seats in Bengal assembly by-polls


June 15th, 2012 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) Friday retained the Daspur and Bankura assembly seats where by-polls were held Tuesday.However, the Trinamool's winning margin has come down ... Read more...

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Maoists held for abduction, murder


June 14th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 14 (IANS) Two hard core Maoists, hailing from Jharkhand and allegedly involved in several crimes in Odisha, including kidnapping and murder of a police officer were arrested from ... Read more...

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Large voter turnout in Bengal by-polls


June 12th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 12 (IANS) An average 70 percent of voters exercised their franchise in by-polls to Daspur and Bankura assembly seats in West Bengal Tuesday. The elections passed off peacefully, ... Read more...

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Maoist leader arrested in Uttar Pradesh


May 25th, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 25 (IANS) A Maoist leader, carrying a cash reward of Rs.300,000 on his head, was arrested from a forest in Uttar Pradesh's Sonebhadra district, police said Friday.The police ... Read more...

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Jogi targets Sangma, Congress distances itself


May 23rd, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday distanced itself from the remarks of its tribal leaders, led by former Chhattisgarh chief minister Ajit Jogi, opposing the candidature of ... Read more...

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Ready to step aside if suitable opener found: Dravid


May 21st, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 21 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid has said he is ready to give up his playing role in the side if the management can find a ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: Mumbai Indians vs Rajasthan Royals, IPL


May 21st, 2012 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 20 (IANS) The scoreboard of Indian Premier League match between Mumbai Indians and Rajasthan Royals here Sunday.Rajasthan Royals: Rahul Dravid c Karthik b Kulkarni 5 ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Royals opt to bat against Mumbai Indians


May 20th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 20 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals skipper Rahul Dravid won the toss and elected to bat against Mumbai Indians in their last league match of the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Record fish production from Odisha’s Chilika Lake


May 20th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 20 (IANS) Fish production from Odisha's massive Chilika Lake touched an all-time high of 14,228 tonnes in 2011-2012, an official said Sunday.Hydrological intervention for restoration of the ... Read more...

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35 IAS officers transferred in Haryana


May 20th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 19 (IANS) The Haryana government has transferred 35 top Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers in a major bureaucratic reshuffle, an officical spokesperson said here Sunday.The transferred officials include ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: Rajasthan Royals vs Deccan Chargers, IPL


May 19th, 2012 - 1:09 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 18 (IANS) The scoreboard of the Indian Premier League match between Rajasthan Royals and Deccan Chargers at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here Friday.Rajasthan Royals:Rahul Dravid c ... Read more...

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Rajasthan opt to bat againsr Deccan Chargers


May 18th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 18 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals skipper Rahul Dravid won the toss and opted to bat against Deccan Chargers in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Rajiv Gandhi International ... Read more...

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Chandila credits Hirwani for his hat-trick


May 13th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 13 (IANS) Little-known off-spinner Ajit Chandila, who became an overnight star by picking the first hat-trick of the Indian Premier League-V, attributed his success to the pep ... Read more...

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Chandila takes first hat-trick of IPL-V as Royals trounce Warrios (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 13 (IANS) Off-spinner Ajit Chandila took the first hat-trick of the Indian Premier League-V in Rajasthan Royal's emphatic win over the listless Pune Warriors here Sunday, keeping ... Read more...

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Royals beat Warriors by 45 runs


May 13th, 2012 - 9:11 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 13 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals defeated Pune Warriors by 45 runs in an Indian Premier League match at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium here Sunday.Warriors could only manage 125 for ... Read more...

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Rajasthan Royals opt to bat against Pune Warriors


May 13th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 13 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid won the toss and elected to bat against Pune Warriors in the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Sawai Mansingh ... Read more...

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