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Md Sporting beat Air India


September 20th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Siliguri, Sep 20 (IANS) Mohammedan Sporting continued from where it had left in the qualifiers to down Durand Cup champions Air India by a lone goal in a Group B ... Read more...

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CPI-M’s former MP Laxman Seth gets bail


July 13th, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) A West Bengal court Friday gave bail to former Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) parliamentarian Laxman Seth, who was in custody for 118 days for allegedly ... Read more...

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Nawazuddin gets late recognition, says it’s never too late


June 3rd, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 3 (IANS) He has been consistently delivering powerful performances in small roles on the big screen, but Nawazuddin Siddiqui didn't get recognition till his two films were screened ... Read more...

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Arjun to walk Cannes red carpet with wife


May 8th, 2012 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal will take to the red carpet at the opening night of the 65th Cannes International Film Festival with his wife ... Read more...

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‘Gangs of Wasseypur’ set for world premiere at Cannes


April 24th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, April 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap is on cloud nine after three of his films have been chosen to be a part of 65th Cannes International Film Festival. After ... Read more...

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Indian’s movie on Bollywood makes it to Cannes


April 19th, 2012 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Cannes, April 19 (IANS) Indian filmmaker Ashim Ahluwalia's movie "Miss Lovely" has been selected to represent India in the non-competitive section of the 65th Cannes Film Festival. However, no ... Read more...

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Kolkata cop succumbs to injuries


March 11th, 2012 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 11 (IANS) A Kolkata Police constable hurt during a clash over a property dispute in North 24 Parganas district March 8 succumbed to his injuries Sunday, police said.Ashim ... Read more...

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Mohun Bagan, Mumbai FC win (Roundup)


October 24th, 2011 - 12:58 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata/Pune/Fatorda, Oct 23 (IANS) Nigerian striker Odafa Okolie fired a hat-trick as Mohun Bagan rallied back after conceding an early goal to get past Pailan Arrows 3-1 in the fifth ... Read more...

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Odafe hat-trick helps Mohun Bagan come from behind to beat Arrows


October 24th, 2011 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 23 (IANS) Nigerian Odafe Okolie struck the first hat-trick in the I-League as Mohun Bagan cam back from a goal down to beat Pailan Arrows 3-1 in an ... Read more...

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Bengal to bar students, teachers from political rallies


September 15th, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) The West Bengal government Thursday filed an affidavit before the Calcutta High Court, stating it will prohibit students, teaching and non-teaching staff of schools from taking ... Read more...

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Kerala orders probe into lapses in 160 university postings


May 29th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 28 (IANS) The Oommen Chandy-led Congress government in Kerala has ordered an inquiry into alleged scam in the 2008 appointments of 160 candidates who appeared in a test ... Read more...

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Air India pilots still on strike, ready to go to jail


April 29th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Apr 29(ANI): With the Air India pilots' strike set to entering its fourth day, the Indian Commercial Pilot Associations (ICPA) on Friday said that the agitating pilots will continue their strike ... Read more...

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Air India threatens to sack pilots who do not return to work by 5 p.m. today


April 29th, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 29 (ANI): With the Air India pilots' strike entering its third day on Friday; the management of the national carrier warned that it will fire pilots who don't report ... Read more...

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Pilots still on strike, over 95 Air India flights cancelled


April 29th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 29 (ANI): With the Air India pilots' strike entering its third day on Friday; over ninety-five flights have been cancelled while several others were delayed.Only 12 out of 56 ... Read more...

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Pilots still on strike, over 50 Air India flights cancelled


April 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 28 (ANI): With the Air India pilots' strike entering its second day on Thursday, over fifty flights were cancelled while several others were delayed.In Delhi, 33 domestic flights were ... Read more...

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Delhi HC pulls up Air India for not solving pilots wage issue


April 27th, 2011 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 27 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Wednesday pulled up national carrier Air India for not sorting the salary-related problems of its pilots.It said that Air India had no ... Read more...

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Air India sacks six striking pilots


April 27th, 2011 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 27 (ANI): Hitting back at the striking pilots, the Air India management on Wednesday sacked six leaders of the Indian Commercial Pilots' Association (ICPA).Among those whose services have been ... Read more...

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First Bhojpuri film to be screened during Bihar Divas


March 17th, 2011 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, March 17 (IANS) "Ganga Maiya Tohe Piyari Chadaebo", the first Bhojpuri film released almost 50 years ago, will be screened here as a part of the 99th Bihar Divas ... Read more...

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High court directs CBI to probe Jan 7 Netai killing


February 18th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) Showing its dissatisfaction over the progress of the probe into the Jan 7 killings in Netai village, the Calcutta High Court Friday directed the West Bengal government to ... Read more...

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Maoist hideout busted in Bengal, arms seized


February 3rd, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) Security personnel Thursday recovered a sophisticated firearm, explosives and huge cache of ammunition from a Maoist hideout in West Bengal's West Midapore district, police said.Joint forces conducted raids ... Read more...

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The Untouchables: Children living with HIV, AIDS in Manipur (Dec 1 is World AIDS Day)


December 1st, 2010 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Kamini Kumari Imphal, Dec 1 (IANS) Growing up in a conflict zone, children living with HIV in the northeastern state of Manipur are deprived of more than their childhood.Eleven-year-old Tina, who is ... Read more...

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East Bengal clinch Mohammedan Sporting Platinum Jubilee Cup


November 14th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) East Bengal lifted the Mohammedan Sporting Platinum Jubilee Cup with a 6-5 victory through the tie-breaker over arch-rivals Mohun Bagan in a final that went down to the ... Read more...

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Mohun Bagan defeat Sheffield United in Platinum Jubilee Cup


November 12th, 2010 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov12 (IANS) FIFA International Order of Merit holder Sheffield United was defeated 0-1 by Asia's oldest football club Mohun Bagan in the Platinum Jubilee Cup tournament at the Yuvabharati Krirangan here ... Read more...

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Dev Benegal in short film judges panel at Mumbai film fest


October 8th, 2010 - 5:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) Dev Benegal of "English August" fame has been roped in to judge the entries in the short film section of the 12th Mumbai Film Festival (MFF), starting ... Read more...

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American Centre attack: Supreme Court stays Ansari death sentence (Second Lead)


May 25th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday stayed the death sentence awarded to Aftab Ahmed Ansari alias Aftab Ansari, a co-accused in the January 22, 2002 attack on Kolkata's American ... Read more...

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West Bengal to sell potatoes to curb price rise


September 4th, 2009 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 4 (IANS) The West Bengal government has decided to sell potatoes through the public distribution system (PDS) to check the skyrocketing price of the commodity. "The state government will sell potatoes ... Read more...

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Cryobanks International to expand network in Bihar


July 28th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 28 (IANS) Cryobanks International India, a cord blood stem cell banker, is eying to expand its network in Bihar where awareness of stem cell banking is still very low, a ... Read more...

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Central team to visit WB to access damage by cyclone ‘Aila’


June 3rd, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 3 (ANI): The Centre would soon send a team to assess the damage caused by recent cyclone "Aila" in West Bengal, state, it has been assured to the State ... Read more...

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West Bengal Finance Minister to meet Pranab Mukherjee today


June 2nd, 2009 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 2 (ANI): West Bengal's Finance Minister, Dr. Ashim Dasgupta, will meet Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee today and submit a report on the recent devastation caused by cyclone Aila ... Read more...

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I’ve lost a friend: Asha Parekh remembers Shakti Samanta


April 10th, 2009 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, April 10 (IANS) Asha Parekh, who did some of her most memorable roles under the direction of Shakti Samanta, says that with his death she's "lost a friend ... Read more...

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Indian groups call for halt on secret EU-INDIA FTA talks


November 26th, 2008 - 8:16 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.26 (ANI): Indian organizations representing NGOs, farmers groups, trade unions, health groups and peoples movements today called for an immediate halt to negotiations between India and the European Union ... Read more...

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East Bengal go down 1-3 to Mohammedan Sporting


July 20th, 2008 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) Title contenders East Bengal stumbled 1-3 against Mohammedan Sporting in an exhilarating encounter of the premier league here Sunday. The Salt Lake stadium match saw Sporting strike twice ... Read more...

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Kerala University served ultimatum on ‘missing’ exam sheets


July 4th, 2008 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 4 (IANS) A quasi-judicial organisation served an ultimatum to the Kerala University Friday to produce within four days all records, including answer sheets, of an examination conducted in 2006 to ... Read more...

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Kerala University yet to report on ‘missing’ exam sheets


June 14th, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 14 (IANS) The Kerala University has not yet given a report on the 36,000 "missing" answers sheets of an exam conducted to recruit assistants in 2006, which it was asked ... Read more...

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West Bengal slashes petrol, diesel sales tax


June 4th, 2008 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 4 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M)-led West Bengal government has announced that the state will slash sales tax on petrol and diesel effective from Wednesday midnight. Finance Minister ... Read more...

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