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‘Sur Kshetra’ no less than India-Pakistan cricket match: Reshammiya


September 12th, 2012 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 12 (IANS) Composer-singer Himesh Reshammiya has turned mentor for the Indian contestants on music reality show "Sur Kshetra" and compares the excitement with a cricket match between ... Read more...

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Raj Thackeray ‘permits’ airing of show featuring Pakistani artists


September 6th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 6 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray Thursday gave the green signal to airing of the show "Sur Kshetra" featuring Pakistani artists after the officials ... Read more...

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Four killed in Pakistan bomb blast (Lead)


August 8th, 2012 - 9:38 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 8 (IANS) At least four security men were killed and a dozen others injured Tuesday night after a bomb planted along side a road in Pakistan's Balochistan province ... Read more...

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Antony calls for better synergy among security forces in Kashmir


July 28th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 28 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Saturday called for better coordination among various security agencies in Jammu and Kashmir to meet the challenges from across the borders and ... Read more...

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Family kills pregnant Pakistani woman in Britain


July 10th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 10 (IANS) A court in Birmingham held the husband, in-laws and a relative guilty of killing a six-month pregnant Pakistani woman as they believed she was possessed by ... Read more...

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‘Sur-kshetra’ to simulcast on Colors, Sahara One


July 5th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) India-Pakistan singing reality show "Sur-kshetra", which features upcoming singers and judges from both sides of the border, will be simulcast on Colors and Sahara ... Read more...

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Mughal Road Car Rally navigator dies of injuries


July 3rd, 2012 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 3 (IANS) Another participant of the Mughal Road Car Rally injured in an accident Sunday died in a hospital here Tuesday."Ashish Mahajan, the injured navigator of the car ... Read more...

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Kashmir car rally driver killed in crash, aide critical (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 2 (IANS) The prize distribution function for the Mughal Road Car Rally was cancelled here Monday following the death of a participating driver and critical injuries to his ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan share U-19 Asia Cup after tied final


July 1st, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, July 1 (IANS) India Under-19 captain Unmukt Chand led from the front with a magnificent 121 in the thrilling tied final against Pakistan as both the countries shared ... Read more...

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IGNOU spreads awareness about deafness


May 27th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) A special session aimed at increasing awareness and discussing problems related to deafness was organised at the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) for its ... Read more...

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Eight killed in Karachi


May 6th, 2012 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 6 (IANS) At least eight people, including a police officer, have been gunned down in Pakistan's port city of Karachi in separate incidents, the Dawn reported Sunday.Assistant sub ... Read more...

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Court takes up threat to Ayodhya verdict judges, lawyers


March 21st, 2012 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 20 (IANS) In a significant development, the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Tuesday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to give it details of the steps it ... Read more...

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Light and sound shows to resume in Srinagar


March 17th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 17 (IANS) After more than 20 years, the Jammu and Kashmir government has decided to resume the light and sound shows at the Shalimar Garden and the Hari ... Read more...

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IGNOU gets $9.5 mn Japanese aid


March 15th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) has received a $9.5 million (Rs.47 crore) grant from the Japanese government, a statement said Thursday.This is the ... Read more...

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On Delhi’s edge, BSP holds sway (Lead)


March 6th, 2012 - 10:30 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh), March 6 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) may have lost power in Uttar Pradesh but it kept in sway in areas bordering the national capital, ... Read more...

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Three run over by train, one loses legs


February 26th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Three people were killed and one other lost his lower limbs after they were run over by a train while crossing rail tracks in south ... Read more...

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IGNOU centres to be more disabled-friendly


February 22nd, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) New wheelchairs, lifts and additional security will soon be provided at all regional centres of the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) to help the ... Read more...

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Create knowledge systems, not learning systems: UGC


February 14th, 2012 - 6:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 14 (IANS) Higher education institutes in the country should strive harder to be knowledge systems, rather than just learning systems, chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC) ... Read more...

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Youth’s death in firing triggers tension in Kashmir (Lead)


February 11th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 11 (IANS) The death of a 25-year-old youth in north Kashmir's Baramulla district in a firing incident late Friday evening has triggered tensions in the area. Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Youth’s killing triggers tensions in north Kashmir


February 11th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 11 (IANS) The death of a 25-year-old youth in north Kashmir's Baramulla district during a cordon-and-search operation late Friday evening, triggered tensions in the area Saturday.Ashiq Hussain Rather, ... Read more...

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Maldives: for us climate change is a matter of survival


February 10th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) The Maldives, the tiny Indian Ocean archipelago that underwent a tumultuous regime change, says the "mistrust" between rich and poor nations on climate change ... Read more...

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Oil refinery to come up in Balochistan


February 4th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 4 (IANS) A Pakistani firm is planning to set up a $600 million oil refinery in southwestern part of the country, Dawn reported Saturday.The plant will come up ... Read more...

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Four accused in Adnan Patrawala murder acquitted


January 30th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 30 (IANS) A Mumbai sessions court Monday acquitted four accused in the 2007 Adnan Patrawala murder case after the prosecution failed to prove its case, a lawyer said. ... Read more...

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IGNOU to focus on more foreign tie-ups


January 28th, 2012 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), one of the world's largest universities, will be focusing on more foreign tie-ups in order to provide more ... Read more...

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IGNOU bags best teaching practices award (With Image)


January 28th, 2012 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) here, one of the world's largest, Friday received an award for the best teaching practices at the ... Read more...

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Omar in Baramulla to assess fallout of CISF firing


January 3rd, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 3 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah flew to Boniyar village in Baramulla district Tuesday to assess the situation following a student protesting power shortage being ... Read more...

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Something for everyone at BIG Star Entertainment Awards


December 14th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) With titles ranging from the most entertaining actor in a social, action, comic and romantic role, to the most entertaining film in the same ... Read more...

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Don’t participate in London Olympics: Aslam Sher Khan


December 14th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Dec 14 (IANS) India should not participate in the London Olympics-2012 if Dow Chemicals was retained as the event's sponsor, newly elected Olympian Association of India (OAI) president Aslam Sher ... 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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Omar orders probe into attack on minister


December 12th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Dec 12 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday asked for a thorough investigation into the militant attack on Law Minister Ali Mohammad Sagar at his home ... Read more...

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First single of ‘Tere Naal..’ released on iTunes


December 1st, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) The first song of Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D'Souza starrer "Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya" has been released on the iTunes service. It can be ... Read more...

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Six held with 25,000kg explosives in Pakistan


November 10th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 10 (IANS) Six militants along with 25,000 kg explosives have been arrested in Pakistan's Punjab province, a media report said.They were arrested Wednesday in the suburbs of the ... Read more...

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Karachi police arrest four suspected target killers


October 13th, 2011 - 5:10 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 13 (IANS) Karachi police Wednesday claimed to have arrested four suspected target killers allegedly involved in the killing of 73 people.Clifton police have taken into custody two suspects ... Read more...

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PDP stages protest march in Srinagar, demands Omar quit


October 5th, 2011 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 5 (IANS) The custodial death of a member of the ruling National Conference (NC) in Jammu and Kashmir snowballed Wednesday with the People's Democratic Party (PDP) staging a ... Read more...

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Omar to serve defamation notice on Mehbooba Mufti


October 3rd, 2011 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 3 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday said he would serve a defamation notice on opposition People's Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti for levelling ... Read more...

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