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Meghalaya NCP legislators join NPP


August 24th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 24 (IANS) Defeated presidential candidate Purno A. Sangma Friday started his new political innings with the National People's Party (NPP).His sons James K. Sangma and Conrad K. Sangma ... Read more...

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Sangma’s political party gets new avatar


August 24th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 24 (IANS) Meghalaya's main opposition party Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) is all set to merge with the Manipur-based National People's Party (NPP). Purno A Sangma, the defeated ... Read more...

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Sangma set to float new party


July 30th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, July 30 (IANS) After his unsuccessful bid for Raisina Hill, former Lok Sabha speaker Purno A. Sangma is set to float a new political party next month, an ... Read more...

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I have quit NCP, says Sangma


June 20th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, June 20 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker Purno Sangma Wednesday said he has quit the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) because it refused to endorse his presidential candidature."The disinclination ... Read more...

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Man held at Delhi airport for travelling on fake passport


May 29th, 2012 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) A man hailing from Tamil Nadu, who had travelled to Paris in 2009 on a fake French passport, was arrested on his arrival at ... Read more...

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Declare wealth, Bangladesh PM told


April 10th, 2012 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 10 (IANS) A leader of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) Tuesday asked Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and her family to declare their wealth.BNP's M.K. Anwar said this ... Read more...

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4 killed, 14 hurt in Karachi suicide attack (Lead)


April 5th, 2012 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 5 (IANS) A suicide bomber targetted a senior police official in Pakistan's Karachi city Thursday but killed at least four people, including two policemen, while injuring 14 ... Read more...

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Pakistani daily questions civil awards


March 26th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 26 (IANS) Pakistan's civil awards are now "tawdry pieces of junk jewellery" handed out to people who have in reality achieved little beyond keeping their political boats afloat, ... Read more...

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Urdu poetry blurs borders at Shankar-Shad ‘mushaira’


March 24th, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Four poets from Pakistan and India read contemporary Urdu poetry at the 48th Shankar Shad Mushaira here Saturday in an attempt to further cultural and ... Read more...

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BSF, Bangladesh border guards to discuss trans-border issues


March 16th, 2012 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Trans-border smuggling, trafficking and illegal activities will be the focus of a five-day meeting between India's Border Security Force (BSF) and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) ... Read more...

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Wanted Lucknow criminal arrested in Chennai


March 3rd, 2012 - 12:56 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 2 (IANS) A wanted criminal, Anwar, who was arrested at Chennai airport Thursday was brought to the Uttar Pradesh capital Friday, police said.Anwar was arrested at Chennai airport ... Read more...

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Evidence submitted in Gilani’s contempt case


February 22nd, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 22 (IANS) Evidence was submitted Wednesday in the Pakistan Supreme Court which heard Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani's contempt of court case for refusing to reopen corruption ... Read more...

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Squash: Ghosal enters semis of Windy City Open


February 11th, 2012 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chicago, Feb 11 (IANS) Top seed Saurav Ghosal signalled the end of the road for title-holder Olivier Pett when he beat the English qualifier in four games in the quarter-finals ... Read more...

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Indian’s killing: Bangladesh given custody of border guard


January 21st, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 21 (IANS) India's Border Security Force (BSF) Saturday handed over to Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) one of their troopers who was held by villagers a day ... Read more...

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Contract killer arrested (Lead)


January 18th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) A contract killer wanted for 39 crimes, including the murder of an associate, has been arrested here, police said Wednesday.The Crime Branch nabbed Rizwan alias ... Read more...

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UAE, US hold talks


January 17th, 2012 - 12:24 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 16 (IANS/WAM) Top officials of the US and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have held talks on taking their economic partnership to new heights.The UAE is interested ... Read more...

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Now, a song to wipe out corruption


December 28th, 2011 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 28 (IANS) As Anna Hazare held his three-day fast against graft, some distance away in a Mumbai studio a song to wipe out corruption from the country ... Read more...

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Aslam Sher Khan elected president of Olympian Association


December 13th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) The Olympian Association of India has been formed here with hockey Olympian Aslam Sher Khan elected as president while Randhir Singh, secretary general of ... Read more...

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Suchde crashes out of Punj Lloyd Squash, Ghosal plays Tuesday


December 12th, 2011 - 11:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Indian wildcard Siddharth Suchde could not match the pace of World No.3 Gregory Gaultier of France to lose 4-11, 1-11, 6-11 in the opening round ... Read more...

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In Singapore, get secret HIV test done in van


December 8th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Dec 8 (IANS) In a first-of-its-kind service in Southeast Asia, a community organisation in Singapore has launched a mobile service van that would conduct HIV tests and also keep ... Read more...

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Bihar Muslims divided over share in OBC quota


December 2nd, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 2 (IANS) Muslims in Bihar are divided over the central government's proposal to consider reservations for them within the 27 percent quota for Other Backward Classes (OBCs). While ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi held for killing senior citizen


November 17th, 2011 - 1:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) A Bangladeshi migrant, who along with his brother-in-law and a friend killed his former elderly landlady believing she had lots of money but found only ... Read more...

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‘Infiltration from Bangladesh impacting demography’


October 21st, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Oct 21 (IANS) Infiltration from Bangladesh is posing a demographic threat due to vast stretches of the India-Bangladesh border being unfenced, a top police officer said Friday."Infiltration is still ... Read more...

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State Bank of Pakistan gets new governor


October 20th, 2011 - 7:43 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari Wednesday approved the appointment of Yasin Anwar as the new governor of the State Bank of Pakistan, the official media ... Read more...

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Honour killing: Two Pakistani brothers held


October 17th, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Two men have been arrested for killing their sister in Pakistan's Punjab province.The honour killing took place in Rawalpindi district, reported Dawn.Abida Bibi had eloped ... Read more...

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Scoreboard: England vs Hyderabad XI


October 9th, 2011 - 3:35 am ICT by IANS
Hyderbad, Oct 9 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard of the first warm-up match between England and Hyderabad XI here Saturday.EnglandAlastair Cook c Ibrahim Khaleel (wk) b Anwar Ahmed 6 ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh hold border talks


September 26th, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 26 (IANS) Indian and Bangladeshi border troops Monday began a five-day meeting in Dhaka, where they stressed the need to boost cooperation between the paramilitary forces of the ... Read more...

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Bihar’s ruling JD-U is against Modi for PM’s post


September 18th, 2011 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leaders have not only kept away from Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's fast, but raised voices against Modi being projected ... Read more...

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Prabal Pratap to rescue of Madhya Pradesh


August 11th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS)A fighting 86-ball 90 by Prabal Pratap Singh enabled Madhya Pradesh to recover from 78 for eight to 179 all out against Hyderabad on the opening day ... Read more...

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BSF told to open fire oly in self defence: Chidambaram


July 30th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 30 (IANS) India's Border Security Force (BSF) has been instructed not to fire at people trying to cross over, but they may open fire to protect themselves ... Read more...

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Guard loots own bank in Karachi of Rs.9 million


April 15th, 2011 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, April 15 (IANS) A security guard reported for work at a bank in Karachi and then called in his accomplices who took away Rs.9 million in cash after holding ... Read more...

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It’s good India, Pakistan are meeting at highest level again: Afridi


April 12th, 2011 - 10:59 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 12(ANI): Commenting on Indo-Pak engagement under their resumed dialogue process, Pakistan's limited-overs captain Shahid Afridi has said it is good that both the nations are meeting at the highest ... Read more...

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God forbid fools are not sitting here: Pakistan chief justice


April 8th, 2011 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 8 (IANS) "God forbid fools are not sitting here," said Pakistan Chief Justice Iftikhar Mohammad Chaudhry when the Supreme Court was informed that a company was offering to ... Read more...

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Three held for pharmacist’s murder


March 29th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Three people were arrested for murdering a pharmacist when he unwittingly tried to intervene and stop a fight between two rival factions, Delhi Police said ... Read more...

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Bihar cricket fans tune in to rusty radios


March 29th, 2011 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 29 (IANS) In power-starved Bihar, thousands of cricket fans are not taking any chances. They are turning to their rusty transistors for succour just in case electricity outages ... Read more...

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