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Goa’s music lovers back special tourism zones


May 9th, 2012 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, May 9 (IANS) Musicians and music aficionados in Goa have hit an excited note over the state government's decision to lobby for special tourism zones (STZ) to allow ... Read more...

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Sankaranarayanan to be sworn-in for second term as Maharashtra governor


May 5th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 5 (IANS) K. Sankaranarayanan, who has been given a fresh term as Maharashtra governor by the president, will be sworn-in at a ceremony here Monday.Bombay High Court ... Read more...

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Left Front announces candidates for Bengal by-polls


April 30th, 2012 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 30 (IANS) The Left Front announced Monday its candidates for the Daspur and Bankura assembly seats in West Bengal where by-elections are scheduled on June 12.While Samar Mukherjee ... Read more...

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Daredevils opt to bat against Rajasthan Royals


April 29th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) Delhi Daredevils captain Virender Sehwag won the toss and opted to bat against Rajasthan Royals in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Railways battle to complete strategic Brahmaputra bridge by 2015


April 25th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dibrugarh (Assam), April 25 (IANS) The railways are battling time and resource crunch to complete the country's longest 4.94 km rail-cum-road-bridge across the mighty Brahmaputra at Bogibeel that will provide ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

By-polls in two Bengal assembly constituencies June 12


April 25th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 24 (IANS) By-elections in two West Bengal Assembly constituencies - Daspur and Bankura - will be held June 12, the Election Commission announced Tuesday.Both the Assembly constituencies ... Read more...

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Kiran Bedi supports new crime show (With Images)


April 24th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Crime shows like "CID" and "Crime Patrol" have caught the fancy of the audience for years, and the latest to join the list is "Savdhan ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scoreboard: Royal Challengers Bangalore vs. Rajasthan Royals, IPL


April 24th, 2012 - 1:10 am ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 23 (IANS) The following is the scoreboard of the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Royal Challengers Bangalore and Rajasthan Royals at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium here ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Rajasthan Royals opt to field against Royal Challengers


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 23 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Rahul Dravid won the toss and elected to field against Royal Challengers Bangalore in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the Sawai ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Chandigarh NRI abductors planned to kill him


April 11th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 11 (IANS) The abductors of a young non-resident Indian (NRI) had planned to kill him after receiving the ransom money, an officer said here Wednesday.The six abductors, all ... Read more...

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‘Mahi didn’t want to play Mona Darling’


April 10th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Director Apoorva Lakhia, who is busy finalising the cast of the "Zanjeer" remake, says Mahi Gill was initially not keen on play Mona Darling in the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mahie Gill is Mona Darling in ‘Zanjeer’ remake


April 9th, 2012 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 9 (IANS) Bindu's iconic 'Mona Darling' act in "Zanjeer" in 1973 is now being taken over by Mahie Gill, who admits the role is challenging but says ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

HI lauds appointment of Ajit Pal’s as Chef-de-Mission


April 3rd, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) Tuesday lauded the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for appointing three-time Olympian and former captain Ajit Pal Singh as the Chef-de-Mission of the ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Ajit Pal named Chef-de-Mission for London Olympics


April 2nd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) After failing to meet the March 23 deadline, the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Monday appointed former hockey captain Ajit Pal Singh, who led the eight-time ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

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...

Posted in Politics |

Rs.2.15 crore seized ahead of Rajya Sabha poll


March 30th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, March 30 (IANS) With the Election Commission (EC) having sounded an alert in view of the Rajya Sabha polls, the income tax department in Jharkhand Friday seized Rs.2.15 ... Read more...

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Bengal assembly adjourned following Trinamool legislator’s death


March 19th, 2012 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 19 (IANS) The West Bengal legislative assembly was adjourned following the death of Trinamool Congress lawmaker Ajit Bhunia here early Monday morning.Bhunia, 58, a senior leader of Trinamool ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Japan experts to conduct study on Chilika lake dolphins


March 13th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 13 (IANS) A team of scientists from Japan Tuesday began studying the underwater behaviour of the endangered Irrawaddy dolphin in the world-famous Chilika lake, a senior state official ... Read more...

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Vijay Hazare Trophy: Jaffer, Nayar power Mumbai into final


March 10th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Wasim Jafer's sublime knock and late fireworks by Abhishek Nayar ensured a 140-run win for Mumbai over Delhi in the semi-finals of the Vijay Hazare ... Read more...

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Cricketing world pays rich tributes to Dravid


March 9th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The cricketing world paid rich tributes to Rahul Dravid, lauding the batting legend's conduct on and off the field after he announced his retirement ... Read more...

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TV show aims to curb domestic violence


March 8th, 2012 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) "Saubhagyavati Bhava", a TV show which seeks to highlight the plight of women who face domestic abuse, has tied-up with an NGO to encourage men ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Diamond contact lenses for goddess - devotees see red! (With Images)


February 23rd, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), Feb 23 (IANS) When thousands of devotees turned up for their regular 'darshan' of Goddess Mahalaxmi earlier this week, they noticed a strange glint in her eyes - ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

India’s attacking hockey pleases Ajit Pal, Zafar


February 20th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) India's free-flowing attacking hockey in the 2012 London Olympics qualifiers has pleased the likes of legendary captains Zafar Iqbal and Ajit Pal Singh.They, however, feel ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

Migratory birds are flying back home from Odisha


February 17th, 2012 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 17 (IANS) More than a million migratory birds that thronged various lakes and marshlands of Odisha, flying in from as far places as Siberia and Iraq, have started ... Read more...

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UP health official found dead, family alleges murder (Lead)


February 16th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 16 (IANS) An Uttar Pradesh health department official missing since Feb 7 was found dead, police said Thursday as his family alleged it was related to the ... Read more...

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UP health scam: Missing health official found dead


February 16th, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 16 (IANS) An Uttar Pradesh health department official missing since Feb 7 has been found dead, police said Thursday. His family has alleged the death is related ... Read more...

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SC issues notice to CBI on Pappu Yadav’s bail plea (Lead)


February 6th, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the CBI to respond on a bail plea by former Rashtriya Janata Dal MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav, undergoing ... Read more...

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SC issues notice to CBI on Pappu Yadav’s bail plea


February 6th, 2012 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court (SC) Monday asked CBI to respond to a plea by former RJD MP Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav seeking bail.Pappu Yadav is ... Read more...

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Congress suspends two leaders for indiscipline


February 1st, 2012 - 5:27 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 1 (IANS) Sending out a stern message against indiscipline, Maharashtra's Congress unit Wednesday suspended two Mumbai leaders for revolting against the party leadership, an official said."Mumbai general secretary ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Endangered animals crushed by vehicles in Tripura (Lead)


January 29th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 29 (IANS) Speeding vehicles have crushed a porcupine, a leopard cat and small Indian civet, all endangered animals, on the Assam-Agartala highway."The animals were crossing the highway that ... Read more...

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Endangered animals crushed by vehicles


January 29th, 2012 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 29 (IANS) Speeding vehicles have crushed a porcupine, a leopard cat and small Indian civet, all endangered animals, on the Assam-Agartala highway."The animals were crossing the highway that ... Read more...

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A millionaire on scooter vs a royal on a Merc! (With Images)


January 29th, 2012 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 29 (IANS) He may be a multi-millionaire but that doesn't stop Surjit Singh Kohli from riding around on a scooter through the congested bylanes of Punjab's Patiala town ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Pune stunned as rogue bus driver crushes eight (Second Intro Roundup)


January 25th, 2012 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 25 (IANS) Eight people were crushed to death and 29 injured when a rogue bus driver sped through busy streets here Wednesday, knocking down motorists, pedestrians and vehicles ... Read more...

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Pune stunned as rogue bus driver crushes nine (Intro Roundup)


January 25th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 25 (IANS) Nine people were crushed to death and two dozen injured when a rogue bus driver sped through busy streets here Wednesday, knocking down motorists, pedestrians and ... Read more...

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Nine die as bus driver goes berserk in busy Pune (Roundup)


January 25th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 25 (IANS) Nine people were killed and two dozen were injured when a rogue bus driver sped through busy streets here Wednesday, crushing motorists, pedestrians and vehicles and ... Read more...

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