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Olympics: Ram Singh finishes 78th in men’s marathon


August 12th, 2012 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS) Armyman Ram Singh Yadav finished 78th with a time of 2:30.06 hours in the Olympic men's marathon here at The Mall Sunday, marking the end of ... Read more...

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Court orders seizure of ex-armyman’s revolver (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed police to seize the personal revolver of a retired military officer on the plea of his wife alleging that ... Read more...

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Court orders seizure of ex-armyman’s revolver


June 6th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed police to seize the personal revolver of a retired military officer on the plea of his wife alleging that ... Read more...

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Seven ex-students get three-year jail for junior’s death


November 29th, 2011 - 10:40 pm ICT by IANS
Jalandhar (Punjab), Nov 29 (IANS) Seven former students of the B.R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology (NIT) here were Tuesday awarded three years' imprisonment by a Punjab court for driving ... Read more...

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26/11 hero glad his ayurveda treatment approved


July 22nd, 2011 - 3:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Left partially paralysed in the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, NSG commando P.V. Manesh is now glad that the Kerala government is ready to pay the cost ... Read more...

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Man disguised as Afghan armyman kills NATO soldier


July 17th, 2011 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 16 (IANS) A man dressed as an Afghan armyman killed a soldier with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) Saturday, Xinhua reported."An individual wearing an Afghan National ... Read more...

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A retired colonel uses Facebook for a clean city


July 11th, 2011 - 5:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Facebook has turned into a useful tool in the hands of a 78-year-old retired army colonel to clean up Delhi's walls. Shivraj Kumar is ... Read more...

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People angry over Ghisingh’s sixth schedule demand: GJM


April 18th, 2011 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
Darjeeling, April 18 (IANS) The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) Monday rejected Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) chief Subash Ghisingh's demand for sixth schedule status for the Darjeeling hills and said ... Read more...

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US police saw UFO explode in 1949: FBI secret files


April 11th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 11 (IANS) Secret FBI files that have been made public for the first time reveal that US police and army officers saw a UFO explode over Utah state ... Read more...

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GJM’s Gorkhaland movement a failure: Ghising


April 10th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mirik (West Bengal), April 10 (IANS) Returning to the Darjeeling hills after a gap of three years, Gorkha National Liberation Front (GNLF) supremo Subash Ghising has launched a blistering attack ... Read more...

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India’s Asiad tally at 46, five boxers in gold hunt (Roundup)


November 24th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 24 (IANS) Five Indian boxers were eyeing golds while four settled for the bronze at the Asian Games here Wednesday on a day of heartbreak when woman World champion pugilist ... Read more...

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After CWG bronze, Harminder aims for Asian Games gold


October 9th, 2010 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) At a loss for words after having won a surprise bronze in the men's 20km walk, India's long distance runner Harminder Singh Saturday said he would now ... Read more...

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Malegaon blast: Apex court denies bail to ex-armyman


October 4th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined to grant bail to the 2008 Malegaon bombings accused P.S. Purohit, a lieutenant colonel of the Indian Army.An apex court bench of ... Read more...

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Court says no to tainted armyman’s shield against arrest


September 7th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 7 (IANS) A court in Shimla Tuesday refused to extend an interim anticipatory bail granted to an Indian Army officer caught red-handed in Himachal Pradesh last month by the Central ... Read more...

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Rights panel seeks police report on Nanda driver’s death


June 20th, 2010 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Taking cognisance of the mysterious death of a driver of prominent industrialist Anil Nanda, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has sought a report from the Delhi ... Read more...

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I’m receiving threat calls: Brother of Nanda’s driver (Lead)


June 19th, 2010 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The brother of prominent industrialist Anil Nanda's driver, who died of burn injuries earlier this week, Saturday claimed he was receiving threat calls from the businessman's associates. ... Read more...

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Nanda’s calls verified, driver’s family to approach court


June 19th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Police Saturday began verifying the call records of prominent industrialist Anil Nanda and his associates as part of investigations into the suspicious death of his driver, who ... Read more...

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NHRC may seek report on Nanda driver’s death from police (Lead)


June 19th, 2010 - 1:25 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Taking cognisance of the mysterious death of prominent industrialist Anil Nanda's driver, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday said it is planning to seek a report ... Read more...

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Police question industrialist Nanda on driver’s death (Lead)


June 18th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Police Friday quizzed prominent industrialist Anil Nanda on the death of his driver after the latter in his dying declaration accused him and his associates of setting ... Read more...

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NHRC to seek report on Nanda driver’s death from police


June 18th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Taking cognisance of the mysterious death of prominent industrialist Anil Nanda's driver, the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday said it will seek an investigative report on ... Read more...

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Stapled paper visa stops Arunachal shooter from flying to China


April 16th, 2010 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) Commonwealth Games gold medallist pistol shooter Pemba Tamang was stopped from boarding a flight here to Beijing for the World Cup by immigration officials as his passport had ... Read more...

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Get ready for laughs in silent Gutur Gu


February 23rd, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
February 23, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): SAB TV, renowned for its niche comedy content, launched its new silent comedy show, ironically titled "Gutur Gu', at a posh restaurant this Monday.The program, the ... Read more...

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I’ve gone back to childhood in Lahore: Artist Krishen Khanna (Interview, With Images)


January 11th, 2010 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Jan 11 (IANS) In his new series of works, leading Indian contemporary artist Krishen Khanna has travelled back in time to his days in pre-partition Lahore, which ... Read more...

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Singing Brit soldier making women go weak in the knees


November 29th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 29 (ANI): 'The Soldiers' member Lance Corporal Ryan Idzi has been flocked by female fans after his return from Afghanistan.The British armyman has once again teamed up with bandmates ... Read more...

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None can replicate my carrom ball: Mendis (Interview)


October 7th, 2009 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Abhishek Roy New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) Sri Lankan spinner Ajantha Mendis says no spinner can replicate his unique carrom ball that has bamboozled world's top batsmen including Sachin Tendulkar.Mendis, who ... Read more...

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India lose 1-3 to England in hockey


July 30th, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Birmingham, July 30 (IANS) India lost 1-3 to England in the first of the three matches of their hockey Test series here. The match was played under a torrential downpour Wednesday night. England ... Read more...

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Court upholds charges against Malegaon accused under stringent law (Lead)


January 22nd, 2009 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) A special court here Thursday upheld the Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) chargesheet against the 11 Malegaon bomb blast accused, slapping on them charges under the Maharashtra Control of Organised ... Read more...

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ATS files charge sheet against Malegaon blast accused


January 20th, 2009 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 20 (IANS) Mumbai Police's Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) Tuesday filed the charge sheet in the Sep 29, 2008 Malegaon blast case before the Special Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) ... Read more...

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Dhulia had to cut short film shoot in Roorkee cantonment


January 18th, 2009 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Director Tigmanshu Dhulia had to cut short shooting for his bio-pic "Pan Singh Tomar", starring Irrfan Khan as an armyman, in the army cantonment of Roorkee in Uttar ... Read more...

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Custody of nine Malegaon blast accused extended to Jan 6


December 29th, 2008 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 29 (IANS) A Mumbai court Monday extended the judicial custody of nine accused in the Malegaon bomb blast case till Jan 6 and handed over the custody of Samir Kulkarni, ... Read more...

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Chinese judges accused of favouritsm in Rathore’s event


August 13th, 2008 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) The Double Trap shooting event in which India's Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore competed came under the scanner Wednesday with Australian Mark Russell charging the Chinese judges of cheating. Rathore, ... Read more...

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India fumble as shooters, archers disappoint (India, Lead)


August 12th, 2008 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) A day after shooter Abhinav Bindra sent India into frenzied celebrations by winning the nation's first ever individual Olympic gold, the below-par showing of the shooters ... Read more...

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Pensive Rathore ponders future, questions perfection


August 12th, 2008 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
By V. Krishnaswamy Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) Few sportsmen, if any, have shared the kind of rapport that Rajyavardhan Rathore has had with the media in the four years between Athens and Beijing ... Read more...

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Beijing Olympics: Shooters Rathore, Jung fail to qualify for final (Lead)


August 12th, 2008 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 12 (IANS) A day after Abhinav Bindra's golden feat, there was disappointment in store for India as Athens Olympics silver medallist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and Commonwealth Games' hero Samresh Jung ... Read more...

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Bindra shoots to golden glory, Saina stuns Wang (India, Second Lead)


August 11th, 2008 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
By V.Krishnaswamy Beijing, Aug 11 (IANS) India's new sporting icon, shooter Abhinav Bindra sent the nation into delirious celebrations by bagging the country's first-ever individual gold medal at the Olympics. Keeping his composure ... Read more...

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