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High Court asks IOA to follow code in October poll (Lead)


September 13th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday directed the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to follow the National Sports Development Code for its next elections, scheduled for October ... Read more...

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Apex court grants murder convict parole to marry


June 21st, 2012 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday granted four weeks parole to a convict undergoing life imprisonment for murder so that he could tie the knot with his ... Read more...

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Eight injured as powerful storm hits Meghalaya


April 28th, 2012 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, April 14 (IANS) A ferocious storm ravaged parts of Meghalaya's West Khasi Hills district, injuring eight people and rendering 43 families homeless, officials said Saturday.The high velocity storm, which ... Read more...

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Chavez says he forgives those who desired his death


April 25th, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, April 25 (IANS/EFE) President Hugo Chavez said in a videotape broadcast Tuesday that he has forgiven all those who have desired his death."For those who have bad wishes ... Read more...

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Over 6,000 Maoists ‘retire’ in Nepal


April 20th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 20 (IANS) A total of 6,574 ex-Unified Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist), the (UCPN-M)'s People's Liberation Army (PLA) combatants, have opted for voluntary retirement, a report said.The step ... Read more...

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Brangelina take kids’ help for wedding


April 19th, 2012 - 7:04 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 19 (IANS) Celebrity couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, who recently got engaged, are taking help from their six children to plan their wedding.The couple have ... Read more...

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Man held for making extortion call


April 19th, 2012 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) A 22-year-old man was arrested for demanding extortion of Rs.2 crore from his employer, police said Wednesday.Police arrested Azruddin when he came to collect the ... Read more...

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Man collapses attempting Scrabble world record


April 16th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) A 55-year-old Briton -- who was a diabetes patient -- collapsed due to dehydration while playing Scrabble for 15 hours and attempting to break the world ... Read more...

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Pune Warriors beat Super Kings by 7 wickets


April 15th, 2012 - 1:14 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) A brilliant 73 off 56 balls by Kiwi Jesse Ryder and a blitzkrieg by Australian import Steven Smith (44 off 22 balls) helped Pune Warriors ... Read more...

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UAE launches wildlife conservation project


April 15th, 2012 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 14 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has launched a project to protect the wildlife and the fragile ecosystem of the Jebel Hafit mountain in the emirate of Abu Dhabi.The ... Read more...

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We got players to beat any team: Dravid


April 15th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 14 (IANS) Unfazed by two back-to-back reverses, Rajasthan Royals (RR) captain Rahul Dravid sounded upbeat ahead of a tough match against hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) late Sunday ... Read more...

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UAE arrests illegal immigrants


April 15th, 2012 - 12:06 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, April 14 (IANS/WAM) The UAE authorities have arrested 41 illegal immigrants from different parts of the country, it was announced Saturday.One group of immigrants, mostly Asian origin, was ... Read more...

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Senior Haryana official found unconscious, hospitalized


April 14th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 14 (IANS) Haryana's chief parliamentary secretary (CPS) Ram Kishan Fauji was admitted to the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here after he was found unconscious ... Read more...

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Seven arrested for smuggling illicit liquor


April 14th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) A day before elections to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD), the Delhi Police Saturday arrested seven people for trying to smuggle illicit liquor into ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa to attend security conference in Delhi


April 14th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa will attend the conference of chief ministers on internal security to be chaired by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in ... Read more...

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Jaypee Cement signs Indian hockey stars


April 14th, 2012 - 11:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Jaypee Cement has expanded its sponsorship support to three Indian hockey players - Sardara Singh, Sandeep Singh, and Shivendra Singh.Cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar remains ... Read more...

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Granny, 73, ran US drug ring


April 14th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) A 73-year-old gun-toting grandmother was arrested in the US after authorities seized nearly $300,000 in cash and four pounds of marijuana from her home, it was ... Read more...

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Woman falls to death in Noida, husband detained


April 14th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
Noida, April 14 (IANS) A 29-year-old woman died after falling from the third floor of a residential building in Noida Saturday, police said. Her husband was detained on suspicion that ... Read more...

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India asks US to avoid SRK-type incidents


April 14th, 2012 - 10:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 14 (IANS) After the outrage in India over the detention of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan at a US airport, New Delhi has asked Washington to take ... Read more...

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Muslim driver dumps passengers for carrying wine bottle


April 14th, 2012 - 10:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) A Muslim taxi driver in Britain has been fired after he threw out a family carrying an unopened bottle of wine saying "it's against my ... Read more...

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Infant buried on tantrik’s advice, survives


April 14th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hapur (Uttar Pradesh), April 14 (IANS) A nine-day-old child was buried alive by his parents in Hapur on the advice of an occult practitioner. The incident came to light Saturday ... Read more...

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Mentally-challenged woman raped by witch doctor


April 14th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, April 14 (IANS) A 20-year-old mentally challenged girl was allegedly raped by a witch doctor who was approached by her family members for a cure for her ailment, police ... Read more...

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Nobody is unbeatable in IPL: Gilchrist


April 14th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) Describing Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) as tough and dangerous opponents, Kings' XI Punjab captain Adam Gilchrist Saturday, however, said no team in the Indian Premier League ... Read more...

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Maximum temperatures dip across Punjab, Haryana


April 14th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 14 (IANS) Maximum temperatures at most places in Punjab and Haryana and Chandigarh dipped Saturday by five to nine degrees Celsius below average owing to overcast conditions and ... Read more...

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New-born girl dumped near sewer in Udaipur


April 14th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
Udaipur, April 14 (IANS) A new-born girl was found dumped on the edge of a sewer line in a deserted area in Rajasthan's Udaipur city early Saturday morning, police said. ... Read more...

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Hacker held through photos of girlfriend’s breasts


April 14th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) A hacker has been unmasked after officials managed to trace the GPS data of his house from a photo of his girlfriend's breasts that he had ... Read more...

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Briton cuts puppy’s throat during booze binge


April 14th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) A Briton slaughtered his family's puppy with a kitchen knife during a three-day drinking binge, The Sun reported Saturday.Christopher Hill watched his Patterdale terrier Maggie bleed ... Read more...

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General V.K. Singh visits Maoist heartland


April 14th, 2012 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, April 14 (IANS) Army chief General V.K. Singh travelled to leftist insurgency-hit Chhattisgarh's Bastar region Saturday where the army has a training camp in a jungle stretch, official sources ... Read more...

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Saina eyeing good show at India Open ahead of Olympics


April 14th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) India's top badminton player Saina Nehwal Saturday said a good performance in the upcoming India Open will boost her chances for a medal at the ... Read more...

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4,793 cases settled at Delhi Lok Adalat


April 14th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) A total of 4,793 cases relating to dishonoured cheques, electricity bills, traffic rule violations and other civil and criminal matters were disposed of in a ... Read more...

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Imran fears suicide attacks if NATO supply resumes


April 14th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, April 14 (IANS) Pakistani cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan Saturday said he feared suicide attacks across the country following the reopening of the NATO supply routes to Afghanistan through Pakistani territory.The ... Read more...

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Bullet removed from leg after 40 years


April 14th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Former Royal Navy commando Robert Mitchell holds a bullet that was stuck in his leg for 40 years - and he never knew it was there, ... Read more...

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British spy planes grounded over safety fears


April 14th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) British air defence surveillance planes have been grounded amid safety fears, a media report said Saturday.Service chiefs ordered the RAF's ageing Boeing Sentry E-3D jets not ... Read more...

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Cloudy skies, light rain keep Delhi cool (Lead)


April 14th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) Cloudy skies and light rainfall in some areas Saturday kept Delhi's maximum temperature six notches below normal at 29.6 degrees Celsius. The met department has ... Read more...

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Annapurna builds world-class film studios in Hyderabad


April 14th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, April 14 (IANS) Annapurna Studios, one of the leading film production centres in India, Saturday announced it has added five state-of-the-art studios with an investment of Rs.100 crore. The ... Read more...

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