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Arjun injures himself while shooting for ‘Aurangzeb’


September 4th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Actor Arjun Kapoor, who is currently shooting for "Aurangzeb", injured his hand while shooting for an action sequence of the film."I was shooting last night for ... Read more...

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‘Heroine’ makers move court on smoking scene rider (Lead)


August 27th, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) The makers of Bollywood film "Heroine", starring Kareena Kapoor, Monday moved the Delhi High Court against the information and broadcasting ministry's order to display ... Read more...

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Chess for blind: India down Kazakhastan


August 18th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) Hosts India 'A' came up with an inspired show to defeat Kazakhastan 3-1 in the eighth round of the Tata 14th IBCA Chess Olympiad for the ... Read more...

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Chess: Russia outwit India to take lead


August 18th, 2012 - 2:40 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 18 (IANS) Top seeds Russia came up with a determined show as they downed India 'A' in the seventh round of the TATA 14th IBCA Chess Olympiad for ... Read more...

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Global Indian school chain gets IFC funding for new schools


July 9th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) A global chain of schools providing education with Indian values, especially meant for the diaspora, has received funding from the World Bank's International Finance Corporation ... Read more...

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Family quarrels lead to killings, attempted murder in Maharashtra


June 29th, 2012 - 5:26 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur (Maharashtra), June 29 (IANS) In three separate tragic incidents resulting from family quarrels in Maharashtra, two children were brutally murdered, while an elderly couple had a narrow escape from ... Read more...

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New IIT entrance test pattern gets mixed reactions from alumni


June 28th, 2012 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) The compromise between the human resource development ministry and IIT Council over the entrance exam pattern for admission to the engineering institutes Wednesday garnered mixed ... Read more...

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Notorious criminals arrested in Ghaziabad


June 17th, 2012 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, June 17 (IANS) The Ghaziabad police Sunday arrested five notorious criminals of the Sundar Bhati gang operating in Delhi and its surrounding areas in the National Capital Region (NCR) ... Read more...

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Gujarati songs played at actor’s funeral


May 13th, 2012 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Rajkot (Gujarat), May 12 (IANS) In an unusual practice, Gujarati film songs were played at the funeral here of comedian Ramesh Mehta, who passed away here Friday. He was 78.Mehta, ... Read more...

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Body at nursery: ‘Killer’ arrested in Delhi


April 19th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) A young man from the Khan Market area was arrested Wednesday night for allegedly murdering a teenager at a nursery near the market on April ... Read more...

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‘Chhodo Kal Ki Baatein’ - moral lesson about life (IANS Movie Review)


April 14th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Film: "Chhodo Kal Ki Baatein"; Actors: Anupam Kher, Sachin Khedekar, Mrinal Kulkarni, Atul Parchure, Anjan Shrivastava, Suresh Menon; Director: Pramod Joshi; Rating: **1/2'Chhodo Kal Ki Baatein' is a lesson about ... Read more...

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Court questions government on discouraging woman army officers


March 26th, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday questioned the government on its approach of discouraging short service commission women officers opting for permanent commission in the army."Why are ... Read more...

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Kingfisher shuts shop in Lucknow: Airport officials


March 26th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, March 26 (IANS) Plagued by financial losses, Kingfisher Airlines has pulled out its flights from Lucknow to New Delhi and Mumbai, say airport officials.According to the airport officials, the ... Read more...

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Pune rape, murder accused awarded death penalty (Lead)


March 20th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) A city court Tuesday awarded death sentences to two men convicted in the 2007 rape and murder of a 23-year-old BPO employee, prosecutors said.Investigating officer Rajendra ... Read more...

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Pune rape, murder convicts get death sentence


March 20th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, March 20 (IANS) A city court Tuesday awarded death sentences to two men convicted in the 2007 rape and murder of a BPO employee, prosecutors said.Investigating officer Rajendra Patil ... Read more...

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Women suffer pain more intensely than men


January 24th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) Women suffer pain more intensely than men in virtually every disease category, according to an exhaustive analysis.Stanford University scientists based the findings on a novel database ... Read more...

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135-kg Afghan girl of 13 has weight loss surgery in India


January 22nd, 2012 - 3:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) A 13-year-old Afghan girl weighing 135 kg has found a solution to her morbid obesity in India. She has undergone a weight loss surgery at ... Read more...

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Punj Lloyd to invest in Bengal infrastructure


January 9th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jan 9 (IANS) Diversified conglomerate Punj Lloyd said Monday it plans to come out with a specific plan for investment in infrastructure in West Bengal soon.The company said ... Read more...

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Only Katrina could have been ‘Chikni chameli’: Ganesh Acharya


December 30th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 30 (IANS) Choreographer Ganesh Acharya, who directed Katrina Kaif's dance moves in the popular item number "Chikni Chameli", says she was the perfect choice for the number ... Read more...

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Farmers’ issues rock Maharashtra assembly


December 12th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, Dec 12 (IANS) A belligerent opposition disrupted proceedings in the Maharashtra assembly Monday, leading to three adjournments in the first half of the day.Uproarious scenes were witnessed when Chief ... Read more...

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Sony Music acquires ‘Agneepath’ music rights


December 12th, 2011 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) Sony Music Entertainment has acquired the rights to distribute the music of Karan Johar's much awaited film "Agneepath", starring Hrithik Roshan and Priyanka Chopra.The ... Read more...

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Suzuki launches 805cc cruiser bike


November 28th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Suzuki Motorcycle Monday launched its 805cc powered cruiser bike Intruder M800, priced at Rs.8.88 lakh (ex-showroom, Delhi)."The Intruder M800 is more focused as an entry ... Read more...

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Hat-trick for Corporate Voice|Weber Shandwick at SABRE Awards


November 21st, 2011 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 21 (IANS) Corporate Voice|Weber Shandwick (CVWS), one of India's most awarded public relations consultancies, has won three top awards -- including the coveted India Consultancy of the ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh government transfers ‘mentally unstable’ senior cop


November 18th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 18 (IANS) Exactly two weeks after he was declared "mentally unstable" when he openly lambasted the state government for alleged corruption, the Uttar Pradesh government Friday transferred deputy ... Read more...

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Bariatric surgery bringing hope for diabetics (Nov 14 is World Diabetes Day)


November 13th, 2011 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) For 58-year-old Delhi resident Narendra Gupta, life took a new turn when he was able to go off diabetes medication after 15 years. Though nothing ... Read more...

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Class 9 students held for killing schoolmate


September 2nd, 2011 - 5:21 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 2 (IANS) Three Class 9 students in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur district have been arrested for killing a Class 7 schoolmate after a verbal duel, police said Friday.Atul, 13, ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh gets new top cop - for just a month!


August 31st, 2011 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 31 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has named R.K. Tiwari as the state's new director general of police (DGP) -- for just a month as he is to ... Read more...

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New police chief for Uttar Pradesh


August 30th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 30 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government Tuesday announced the appointment of Atul Gupta as the state's new police chief.A 1976 batch Indian Police Service officer, Atul, who chooses ... Read more...

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Tyre burst in Air India flight


August 14th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Aug 14 (IANS) An Air India flight from Delhi suffered a tyre burst during landing at the airport here in Uttar Pradesh Sunday, an official said. All the ... Read more...

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Celina’s Colombo woes! (Movie Snippets)


July 6th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Celina Jaitley was recently stuck at the Colombo airport for 11 hours when she was returning home from a trip to the Maldives.The 29-year-old was ... Read more...

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Court suggests CBI probe if needed against top Gujarat cop


June 27th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 27 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Monday denied relief to Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Satish Verma for the delayed arrests in the Porbandar-Gosabara RDX landing case but ... Read more...

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Airtel launches 3G international video calling


June 27th, 2011 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Telcom giant Bharti Airtel, which has operations in 19 countries across Asia and Africa, Monday announced the launch of its international video calling capabilities on ... Read more...

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Airtel Bangladesh crosses five million subscriber-mark


June 25th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Telecom giant Bharti Airtel Saturday said its Bangladesh operations -- Airtel Bangladesh -- has crossed the five million subscriber-mark.The telcom operator which has operations in ... Read more...

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Gujarat top cops served notice in RDX landing case


June 11th, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 10 (IANS) The Gujarat government Friday issued a show-cause notice to IPS officers Satish Verma, Atul Karwal and H.P. Singh and Deputy Superintendent of Police Sukhdevsinh Jhala ... Read more...

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2G Scam: PAC unlikely to summit report


April 21st, 2011 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr. 21 (ANI): The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of Parliament, which is headed by senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Murli Manohar Joshi, is unlikely to submit its report ... Read more...

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