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Casino revenue could fund Goa’s old age homes: Parrikar


August 8th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 8 (IANS) The casinos of Goa could now fund old age homes, among other social initiatives of the state government, said Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar in the state ... Read more...

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CITU calls off July 31 transport strike


July 29th, 2012 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 29 (IANS) The CPI-M's labour arm CITU Sunday withdrew the call for a transport strike Tuesday, a day after bus operators in West Bengal pulled out of the ... Read more...

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F1 circuit mooted in Moscow


July 14th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The streets of Moscow would make for a thrilling Formula One circuit that would be faster than Monaco, the organisers of a publicity event said ... Read more...

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No breakthrough in Bihar NIT student’s abduction yet


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 3 (IANS) Ten days after an engineering student was abducted for ransom from the Bihar capital, police have failed to make any breakthrough for his safe recovery.Ravi ... Read more...

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Nine Karnataka ministers withdraw resignations


July 2nd, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 2 (IANS) Nine Karnataka ministers who had quit demanding Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda's removal Monday decided to withdraw their resignations following assurances from the Bharatiya Janata ... Read more...

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Sania slams Paes for demanding ‘written assurances’


June 27th, 2012 - 1:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) Breaking her silence for the first time on the selection controversy, India's Sania Mirza Tuesday hit out at Leander Paes for demanding a written ... Read more...

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AITA picks two teams for Olympics, Paes still unhappy (Roundup)


June 21st, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) Thursday tried to keep Mahesh Bhupathi and Rohan Bopanna happy by deciding to send two doubles teams to ... Read more...

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Myanmar refugees do not want to quit India


June 10th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Myanmar is embracing democracy after decades of military rule, but refugees from the country living in India say they have no immediate plans to return ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh doctors threaten mass leave


June 4th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, June 4 (IANS) Health services in Madhya Pradesh may be paralyzed if government doctors carry out their threat to resign en masse July 1 to press for higher salaries.Government ... Read more...

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Nepal’s constitutional crisis worries BJP


May 27th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Sunday voiced concern over the constitutional crisis in neighbouring Nepal, terming it a "serious setback"."Major political parties and their ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party slams UPA over price rise


May 18th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 18 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party Friday attacked the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for failing to control the spiralling prices of essential commodities and said the ... Read more...

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Gayle snubs Somerset contract, makes himself available for Windies


May 3rd, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Former West Indies captain Chris Gayle scrapped his deal with Somerset county and made himself available for the national team and virtually ending his year-long ... Read more...

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Anti-Kudankulam protestors to fast from May 1 onwards


April 23rd, 2012 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, April 23 (IANS) Upset with the Tamil Nadu government for going back on its assurances, the People's Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) Monday announced that it would resume an ... Read more...

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Pakistan is safe place for cricket: PCB chairman


April 19th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Lahore, April 19 (IANS) Stating that Pakistan was a safe place for cricket, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Zaka Ashraf has said the success of the upcoming Bangladesh series in ... Read more...

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Vodafone serves notice to government on tax proposal


April 17th, 2012 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Britain-based Vodafone Tuesday said it would prefer to reach an amicable solution to its Rs.1,1000 crore capital gain tax dispute with the Indian government over ... Read more...

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Osama’s wives, kids seen in new video


April 10th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 10 (IANS) A new video on Osama bin Laden's widows in a Pakistani prison shows a boy stacking teddy bears on a chair while another grabs a cricket ... Read more...

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No green signal for Indian hockey team’s tour to Pakistan


April 4th, 2012 - 10:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Citing security concerns, the external affairs ministry hasn't approved an Indian hockey team's tour to Pakistan for a three-nation meet also involving Malaysia, Hockey India ... Read more...

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‘Attacks on Indian fishermen not treated as national issue’


March 17th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday told Prime Minister Manmohan Singh that attacks on Indian fishermen were not being treated as a national issue.In ... Read more...

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No clue of missing fishermen or hit and run ship


March 2nd, 2012 - 12:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kollam(Kerala), March 2 (IANS) The navy and coast guard continued to search for three missing fishermen Friday, a day after a ship collided with their boat off the Kerala coast, ... Read more...

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Kashmir police withdraw order on prepaid mobile recharges


February 17th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 17 (IANS) Responding to growing public indignation and vendor protests against its directive to furnish details of every recharge made on prepaid cell phones, the local police Friday ... Read more...

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Gandhis resorting to theatrics: Sushma


February 17th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Feb 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sushma Swaraj Friday accused the Gandhi family of indulging in theatrics and 'filmi masala' to gain public support in the ... Read more...

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Telangana employees threaten another strike


February 10th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Government employees from Telangana region in Andhra Pradesh Friday threatened to launch a protest from Feb 21, culminating in a strike, if the government failed ... Read more...

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Osama top aide not to be deported from Britain


January 17th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 17 (IANS) The right-hand man of slain Al Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden in Europe may be released after a court ruled he could not be deported from ... Read more...

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Congress misleading on Ambedkar memorial, Thackeray warns Dalits


January 2nd, 2012 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 2 (IANS) The Shiv Sena Monday asked Dalits not to get "misled" by the central government's assurance that the Indu Mills land in south-central Mumbai would be ... Read more...

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Rare late night sitting in Rajya Sabha (Sidelights)


December 30th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 29 (IANS) It was a rare occasion for the Rajya Sabha to sit late into the night Thursday, which led to some self-congratulatory pats from MPs.An MP ... Read more...

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Night ban on trains in Maoist areas lifted


December 23rd, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Following assurances of tighter security for trains passing through Maoist affected areas in states like Jharkhand, Odisha and West Bengal, Indian Railways Friday lifted the ... Read more...

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No possibility of Pakistan’s tour to India next year


December 16th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Karachi, Dec 16 (IANS) There is no chance of an India-Pakistan bilateral series next year in March on Indian soil, as indicated by the Future Tours Programme, since the Asian ... Read more...

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Winter session should be extended: Anna


December 15th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Social activist Anna Hazare Thursday said the winter session of parliament should be extended if the time to pass the Lokpal bill is limited."If ... Read more...

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Former Tripura extremists to block national highway


December 7th, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 7 (IANS) Hundreds of former tribal guerrillas will Thursday launch blockade of a national highway, demanding implementation of rehabilitation packages and withdrawal of pending cases, a former militant ... Read more...

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Man attempts immolation at Gadkari’s rally


December 1st, 2011 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 30 (IANS) A man attempted immolation during a public address by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Nitin Gadkari here Wednesday.Bishnu Chowdhury, came close to the dais where ... Read more...

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Sibal meets telecom operators on 3G issue


November 30th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Communications Minister Kapil Sibal Wednesday met chiefs of leading telecom service providers such as Bharti Airtel, Reliance Communications, Idea Cellular, Tata and Vodafone to discuss ... Read more...

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No impact of government’s assurances on inflation: Yechury


November 22nd, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sitaram Yechury Tuesday said there has been no impact of the government's earlier assurances in parliament on action ... Read more...

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People’s anger on inflation can turn violent, says BJP


November 22nd, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Accusing the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government of failing to check inflation despite its assurances in parliament, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday said ... Read more...

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Medvedev, Obama to discuss missile defence


November 11th, 2011 - 3:56 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and his US counterpart Barack Obama will discuss missile defence issues on the sidelines of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit ... Read more...

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India seeks convergence on UNSC expansion


November 9th, 2011 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
United Nations, Nov 9 (IANS) India has called for continuation of the ongoing intergovernmental negotiations on the expansion of the UN Security Council in both the permanent and non-permanent categories ... Read more...

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