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Gutka ban welcome, needs to be effective, say Delhiites


September 11th, 2012 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Delhi government's decision to ban gutka, a form of chewing tobacco, and related products has been widely welcomed though there is scepticism over how ... Read more...

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Sharapova happy with 2012


September 8th, 2012 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Maria Sharapova has announced she is "pretty happy" with her Grand Slam-winning season which she entered with apprehension due to a niggling ankle ... Read more...

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NESO defies government appeal, to hold anti-influx rally Sep 6


September 3rd, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 3 (IANS) The North East Students' Organization (NESO) has decided to defy the Assam government's recent appeal against holding of rallies and processions and said that it would ... Read more...

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Congress, BJP welcome death for Kasab


August 29th, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The Congress Wednesday welcomed the Supreme Court verdict upholding the death sentence to Ajmal Kasab in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack case and sought ... Read more...

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Karnataka minister in Assam, urges people to return (Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 25 (IANS) Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister R. Ashoka Saturday assured people of the northeastern states of their security in Bangalore and other cities and requested them to return ... Read more...

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Mumbai cop offers rose to Raj Thackeray, attacks police chief


August 21st, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) An emotionally charged Mumbai Police constable offered a rose to Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray shortly after the latter's rally at Azad Maidan Tuesday ... Read more...

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Goa warns against spread of MMS showing violence


August 18th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 18 (IANS) A day after the Goa government reassured people from the northeast of their security, the state police Saturday warned against the spread of an MMS, which ... Read more...

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Goa government says state safe for northeast immigrants


August 17th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 17 (IANS) In a bid to make the northeastern immigrant population in Goa feel secure and at home, the state government Friday issued a formal statement pledging itself ... Read more...

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Court denies anticipatory bail to Kanda (Second lead)


August 17th, 2012 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of Haryana's former minister Gopal Goyal Kanda, accused of abetting the suicide of former flight ... Read more...

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Aarushi murder: Expert to face defence queries Aug 21


August 16th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 16 (IANS) A forensic expert, who told a special court here that sexual assault of teen Aarushi could not be established on the basis of samples provided by ... Read more...

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Goa to ban sale of alcohol in sachets: Parrikar


August 3rd, 2012 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 3 (IANS) Fearing a bad influence on school students, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Friday said that he would ban sale of liquor in cheap plastic sachets."I am aware ... Read more...

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Yunus fears government is taking over Grameen Bank (Lead)


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 2 (IANS) Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus Thursday expressed shock at the Bangladesh government's attempt to cut the powers of the Grameen Bank's board and giving more authority to ... Read more...

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Yunus fears Grameen Bank’s takeover by government


August 2nd, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 2 (IANS) Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus Thursday expressed utter shock at the Bangladesh government's attempt to cut the powers of the Grameen Bank's board and giving more authority ... Read more...

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Prime Minister asked to take up fishermen arrest issue with Sri Lanka


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Monday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh asking him to take up with the Sri Lankan government the issue ... Read more...

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Passengers stranded as 40 Kingfisher flights axed (Second Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Passengers of Kingfisher Airlines were stranded Saturday as 40 flights across India were cancelled due to a strike by pilots over non-payment of salaries.Passengers in ... Read more...

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I was scared of people hating me: Karanvir Bohra


June 18th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Actor Karanvir Bohra plays an over-possessive and abusive husband in "Saubhagyavati Bhava" and admits that doing an anti-hero role was a risk.Talking about the apprehension ... Read more...

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India concerned over China’s military spending


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India Saturday expressed concern over China's high and opaque defence spending which touched $106 billion this year.At the Asia security meet in Singapore, India's Defence ... Read more...

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SC chides government over Bhopal’s toxic waste (Lead)


May 28th, 2012 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday chided the central government for not doing anything for disposing toxic waste for 28 years since the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy.An ... Read more...

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‘Gulabi Aaina’ would’ve released if made today: Sridhar Rangayan


May 24th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Back in 2003, he brought transsexuality out of the closet with his film "Gulabi Aaina", but the Indian censor board banned the controversial movie. Almost ... Read more...

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‘Advise Karnataka to stop construction of check dams’


May 20th, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 20 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa has urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to advise the Karnataka government to stop construction of check dams across the ... Read more...

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Jagan case: Industrialist Prasad sent to CBI custody


May 17th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 17 (IANS) A special court Thursday remanded leading industrialist Nimmagadda Prasad and bureaucrat K.V. Brahmananda Reddy to Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) custody for 10 days in YSR ... Read more...

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Key points of Raja’s bail order


May 15th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Former telecom minister A. Raja, who has been in jail since February 2011, was Tuesday granted bail in the 2G spectrum allocation case but with ... Read more...

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Terror suspect’s arrest violated law: Nitish Kumar to Gowda


May 13th, 2012 - 10:22 pm ICT by IANS
Patna May 13 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has written to his Karnataka counterpart D.V. Sadanand Gowda protesting against the state police arresting an alleged member of the banned Indian ... Read more...

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Deferred GAAR not because of any fear: Mukherjee


May 8th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The decision to defer the implementation of the General Anti-Avoidance Rules (GAAR) is not because of any fear or apprehensions, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee ... Read more...

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Conte hails super-extraordinary Juve


May 7th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, May 7 (IANS) Juventus head coach Antonio Conte praised his side as "super-extraordinary" after they beat Cagliary 2-0 to win the Serie A title."The sensations are something indescribable, ... Read more...

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‘Right to self-defence extends to killing only in grave danger’


May 5th, 2012 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The right to self-defence cannot be used to escape aggressive offences punishable under law, and the person invoking the right has to demonstrate that there ... Read more...

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Nupur Talwar jailed, bail hearing resumes Tuesday (Lead)


April 30th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, April 30 (IANS) Dentist Nupur Talwar, the mother of murdered teenager Aarushi, was sent to jail Monday by a special CBI court that will resume hearing her bail plea ... Read more...

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Mukherjee allays US fears, says India good for investment


April 21st, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Allaying a "misapprehension" about some retroactive changes in Indian tax laws, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has assured corporate America that India was a good ... Read more...

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Iran releases detained Russians


April 16th, 2012 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Iran has released two Russians detained in the country. No specific charges were filed by Tehran and the reasons behind their detention were not explained.The ... Read more...

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No arrest for Nupur Talwar, rules apex court (Lead)


April 13th, 2012 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Friday told the Supreme Court that it will not arrest Dr. Nupur Talwar in the Aarushi murder case as ... Read more...

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Nupur Talwar moves Supreme Court against warrant (Second Lead)


April 12th, 2012 - 11:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) A day after she was reported missing, dentist Nupur Talwar, an accused in the 2008 murder of her teenaged daughter Aarushi, Thursday moved the Supreme ... Read more...

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India not a tax haven: Pranab


April 1st, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 1 (IANS) Defending the proposed amendment of the Income Tax (IT) Act with retrospective effect, union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said India cannot be a tax ... Read more...

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Congress withdraws, Trinamool candidates elected unopposed to RS (Lead)


March 22nd, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 22 (IANS) Unwilling to antagonise alliance partner Trinamool Congress, whose chief apparently put pressure on its central leaders, the Congress Thursday got its Rajya Sabha candidate ... Read more...

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Prevent attacks on Tamils, Karunanidhi tells PM


March 22nd, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 22 (IANS) DMK chief M. Karunanidhi Thursday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to prevent possible attacks on Tamils in Sri Lanka after a UN body voted to ... Read more...

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Over 14,000 illegal construction cases registered in Delhi


March 21st, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has registered 14,306 cases of unauthorized constructions, demolished 5,128 and sealed 2,476 constructions in the last three years, the ... Read more...

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