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Rhino killed in Assam park


August 24th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 24 (IANS) A one-horned rhino died in the Kaziranga National Park in Assam's Golaghat district when a forest guard fired at it in self defence, an official said ... Read more...

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It’s time for healing: PM to Assam victims


July 28th, 2012 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 28 (IANS) Sharing the "pain" of victims of Assam's ethnic riots, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday said it was now "time for healing" and assured them of ... Read more...

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Hockey India announces stipend for junior players


July 13th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) has said 32 junior hockey players will get a monthly stipend of Rs.10,000 each.The money will come as support for the talented ... Read more...

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Assam’s flood, landslide toll rises to 124


July 8th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, July 8 (IANS) The flood situation is improving in Assam but at least 13 districts are still under flood waters, the State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) said Sunday.The death ... 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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Assam flood situation worsens, toll rises to 18


June 28th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 28 (IANS) Heavy rainfall in Assam since early June has killed at least 18 people till Thursday and has flooded 21 districts in the state.Announcing the floods damage, ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Assam floods


June 21st, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 21 (IANS) Eight persons have been killed in the floods in Assam that have affected at least 15 districts, a minister said Thursday, adding that large tracts ... Read more...

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Elephant herd kills two, injures child in Assam


June 18th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 18 (IANS) A couple was killed and their minor daughter injured as a herd of about 30 elephants strayed into a tea estate in Assam's Nagaon district, police ... Read more...

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Bangladesh will act on extraditing Chetia: Envoy


June 17th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 17 (IANS) Bangladesh's envoy to India Tariq Ahmad Karim has asked India to have patience with Dhaka over the issue of handing over India's most wanted separatist rebel, ... Read more...

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Floods hit Assam, over 15,000 affected


June 5th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, June 5 (IANS) Over 15,000 people across Assam were affected by floods triggered by incessant rains in the last two days, and officials Tuesday said water levels of major ... Read more...

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‘Balika Vadhu’ celebrates its 1,000th episode


May 15th, 2012 - 2:07 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Anjum Farooqi, who plays the role of Gehna on Colors' "Balika Vadhu", said she feels great to be associated with such a show, as it celebrated ... Read more...

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Alert employees save 64 newborns in Assam hospital


April 21st, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 21 (IANS) Timely intervention by intensive care unit employees saved 64 young lives from choking to death at a hospital here Saturday.A major tragedy was averted at the ... Read more...

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Chandy inducts two new ministers, shuffles portfolios (Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 12 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Thursday added two more ministers to his cabinet, taking the total strength to 21, and shuffled some key portfolios, including home.The ... Read more...

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Chandy adds two ministers


April 12th, 2012 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 12 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Thursday added two more ministers to his cabinet, taking the total strength to 21.M. Ali, 60, of the Indian Union Muslim ... Read more...

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Caste considerations at play as Chandy mulls cabinet expansion (Kerala Newsletter)


April 7th, 2012 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, April 7 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy appears to be caught in a caste conundrum over the expansion of his cabinet.Politics in Kerala has always been dominated by ... Read more...

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Anup Jacob’s mother delighted at his by-poll win


March 21st, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 21 (IANS) With his victory in the Piravom by-election, Anup Jacob is following in the footsteps of his father and grandmother, who were also legislators in the Kerala ... Read more...

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UDF wins Kerala by-election (Lead)


March 21st, 2012 - 12:44 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 21 (IANS) Kerala's ruling United Democratic Front (UDF) Wednesday won the Piravom by-election with Anup Jacob defeating his Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) rival by more than 12,000 ... Read more...

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Congress-led UDF wins Kerala bypoll


March 21st, 2012 - 11:34 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 21 (IANS) The Congress-led United Democratic Front's (UDF) Anup Jacob won the Piravom assembly by-election in Kerala Wednesday.Anup Jacob, 34, son of former minister T.M. Jacob, won with ... 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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Easy win for Mumbai Marines in WSH


March 6th, 2012 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 6 (IANS) Playing their third match in four days, a tired and jaded Chennai Cheetahs went down 2-4 to a resurgent Mumbai Marines in the Bridgestone World Series ... Read more...

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Villagers kill stray leopard in Assam


February 29th, 2012 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 29 (IANS) A leopard was killed by angry villagers at Madhukuchi village of Assam after they failed in their efforts to shoo away the big cat from the ... Read more...

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Ulfa cadres heading for Bangladesh nabbed


February 23rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Feb 23 (IANS) The United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) may still have some bases in Bangladesh, Assam Police said Thursday after arresting three new recruits.Police have also ... Read more...

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Piravom by-election March 18, first acid test for UDF government


February 17th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 16 (IANS) With the Election Commission Thursday night announcing March 18 as date for the Piravom by-election it would be the first acid test for the Congress-led United ... Read more...

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Now dogs to the rescue of Kaziranga rhinos


January 22nd, 2012 - 12:32 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Jan 22 (IANS) Humble dogs have come to the rescue of the famed one-horned rhinoceros in Assam's Kaziranga National Park.The authorities at the park, located about 240 km from ... Read more...

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ULFA’s Chetia reapplies for asylum in Bangladesh


November 20th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Nov 20 (IANS) United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) general secretary Anup Chetia, presently in a Bangladeshi jail, has once again applied to a court there for political asylum, ... Read more...

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Highway heist in Ghaziabad


August 13th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 13 (IANS) Four armed men looted gold, cash and other articles worth over Rs.1.2 crore from employees of a Delhi-based gold trading firm late Friday night on National ... Read more...

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A whiff of African heritage in capital’s artscape (With Image)


August 13th, 2011 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The historic stone art of Tengenenge, a region located in northern Zimbabwe, may be barely 40 years old but it is breaching high-end ethnic boutique ... Read more...

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Shanker Raman, Alka Raghuram win Grant Open Doors award at Locarno


August 9th, 2011 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Locarno (Switzerland), Aug 9 (IANS) Mumbai-based Shanker Raman and San Francisco-based Alka Raghuram were Tuesday night named the winners of the Grant Open Doors prize at the award ceremony at ... Read more...

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Locarno, where independent Indian filmmakers rise and shine


August 9th, 2011 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
Locarno (Switzerland), Aug 9 (IANS) As many as 12 independent filmmakers are in the spotlight at the 64th Locarno International Film Festival. From networking to meeting co-producers to having access ... Read more...

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No need of CBI probe in land allotment: Nitish Kumar


August 1st, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 1 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar Monday ruled out a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe in the allotment of land to family members of ruling ... Read more...

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Bihar government probe rules out scam in land allotment


July 25th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 25 (IANS) No rules have been violated in the allotment of land to family members of Bihar's ruling alliance leaders, a probe report by the state's chief ... Read more...

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Death penalty for four Maoists harsh: Marandi


June 23rd, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Ranchi, June 23 (IANS) Terming as harsh the death penalty awarded to four Maoists for killing 19 people, former Jharkhand chief minister Babulal Marandi said Thursday that they should be ... Read more...

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Engineering student found dead in college washroom


June 22nd, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lalru (Punjab), June 22 (IANS) A 22-year-old computer engineering student was found dead under mysterious circumstances in the washroom of his college here Wednesday evening, police said.According to the police, ... Read more...

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Celebrities becomes ‘giant-killers’ in Bengal polls


May 13th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 13 (IANS) Celebrities like actor Debashree Roy, theatre personality Bratya Basu and singer Anup Ghoshal, contesting on a Trinamool Congress ticket in the West Bengal polls, earned the ... Read more...

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Saina in second round of Malaysia Open Grand Prix


May 4th, 2011 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) India's Saina Nehwal defeated Jiayuan Chen of Singapore 21-16, 21-12 to move into the second round of the women's singles event in the Malaysia Open ... Read more...

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