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Bangladesh presents Tagore memorabilia to Bengal universities


September 12th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 12 (IANS) Replicas of two boats associated with Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore were presented by Bangladesh Wednesday to two Indian universities.A Bangladeshi delegation, led by culture and information ... Read more...

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William Dalrymple sad over Hyderabad shedding its past


September 11th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 11 (IANS) Historian and writer William Dalrymple is sad that Hyderabad has shed much of its past and called for a major effort for conservation and to popularize ... Read more...

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Kerala’s health sector gets Rs.2,150 crore investment


September 11th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 11 (IANS) DM Healthcare, a leading conglomerate in the country and the Middle East, Tuesday announced an investment of over Rs.2,150 crore to create 3,100 hospital beds ... Read more...

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Replicas of Tagore’s houseboats to be given to Indian varsities


September 8th, 2012 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) Replicas of two houseboats, which Rabindranath Tagore used during his stay in locales now in Bangladesh, will be handed over to two Indian universities Sep ... Read more...

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Uddhav again demands permit system for Bihari migrants


September 4th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 4 (IANS) Shiv Sena executive president Uddhav Thackeray Tuesday reiterated the party's old demand of a "permit system" to check influx of migrants from Bihar and other ... Read more...

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Heavy downpour in Delhi, traffic hit (Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Delhi Saturday morning spelling chaos on city roads. The hour-long downpour in some parts of the city brought traffic to a halt ... Read more...

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19 more arrested for Mumbai violence


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Another 19 rioters have been arrested for their involvement in the violence at Mumbai's Azad Maidan Aug 11 during a massive rally taken out to protest ... Read more...

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Mumbai cop offers rose to Raj Thackeray, attacks police chief


August 21st, 2012 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) An emotionally charged Mumbai Police constable offered a rose to Maharashtra Navnirman Sena chief Raj Thackeray shortly after the latter's rally at Azad Maidan Tuesday ... Read more...

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Raj blames Bangladeshis for violence, wants Patil out (Roundup)


August 21st, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) MNS chief Raj Thackeray Tuesday demanded the resignation of Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil at a mass rally called to denounce the Aug 11 violence ... Read more...

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Police custody of 23 Mumbai rioters extended


August 19th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 19 (IANS) A Mumbai metropolitan court Sunday extended till Aug 24 the police custody of 23 people arrested in connection with violence at Mumbai's Azad Maidan earlier this ... Read more...

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Police start probing Mumbai violence (Lead)


August 12th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) Mumbai Police have started probing Saturday's violence during a Muslim procession which left two dead and 100 injured, including 45 policemen, a police official said Sunday."We ... Read more...

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Two dead as Mumbai protest against Myanmar killings turns violent (Second Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Two people were killed and over 40 injured as a protest by several Muslim organisations to condemn the alleged attacks on Muslims in Myanmar and the ... Read more...

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Mumbai protests against Myanmar killings turn violent (Lead)


August 11th, 2012 - 6:55 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) A protest by several Muslim organisations Saturday at the Azad Maidan here to condemn the alleged attacks on Muslims in Myanmar and the Assam riots ... Read more...

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Protest against Myanmar killings, Assam riots in Mumbai


August 11th, 2012 - 4:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) Several Muslim organisations Saturday staged a protest at Mumbai's Azad Maidan to condemn the alleged attacks on Muslims in Myanmar, an official said here Saturday.Led ... Read more...

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(HOLD) Eight Taiwanese released by Himachal court


June 19th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 19 (IANS) A Himachal Pradesh court Tuesday released all the eight Taiwanese who were arrested last week for allegedly staying illegally in a village in Mandi district, an ... Read more...

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Kerala assembly again disrupted over twin murders


June 14th, 2012 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 14 (IANS) Four bills were passed without any discussion Thursday as the Kerala assembly was disrupted for the third consecutive day by opposition legislators demanding immediate arrest of ... Read more...

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Kerala house adjourned over murder controversy


June 13th, 2012 - 2:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 13 (IANS) The Kerala assembly was disrupted again Wednesday as opposition Left legislators harped on their demand that Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) legislator P.K. Basheer be arrested ... Read more...

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Kerala assembly stalled, opposition demands IUML member’s arrest


June 12th, 2012 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 12 (IANS) The Kerala assembly was plunged into chaos Tuesday as an adamant opposition demanded that P.K. Basheer, a first-time legislator of the Indian Union Muslim League, (IUML) ... Read more...

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Kerala IUML legislator named in murder case


June 11th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 11 (IANS) P.K. Basheer, a first-time legislator of the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML) that is a partner in Kerala's ruling coalition, has been named the sixth ... Read more...

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Slain Maoist leader Azad’s wife arrested in Andhra


June 10th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 10 (IANS) Police in Andhra Pradesh's Warangal district Sunday arrested slain Maoist leader Azad's wife Padma, alias Sitakka, and six other women Maoists.Padma, leader of women's wing of ... Read more...

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Afghan theatre group to stage Shakespeare’s ‘Comedy of Errors’


May 22nd, 2012 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) An Afghan theatre company, which escaped a Taliban attack in Kabul last August because of a last-minute change in schedule, will stage an Afghan ... Read more...

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Mamata loses cool, walks out of TV programme


May 19th, 2012 - 5:55 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 19 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, known for losing cool over uncomfortable questions, Friday walked out of an interactive TV programme following a barrage of ... Read more...

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Kirti Azad to fast against IPL


May 18th, 2012 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Demanding that the Indian Premier League (IPL) be "closed", Bharatiya Janata Party MP and former cricketer Kirti Azad Friday said he would go on ... Read more...

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Kirti Azad backs Shah Rukh


May 17th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP and former cricketer Kirti Azad Thursday came in support of Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan, saying cricket officials were ... Read more...

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36 nurses get Florence Nightingale Award


May 12th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Thirty-six nurses from across India were Saturday honoured by President Pratibha Patil with the National Florence Nightingale Awards. This included Aruna Kumari, a midwife ... Read more...

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Apex court tells CBI to give report on Azad’s killing (Second Lead)


May 3rd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday directed the CBI to submit before a magistrate in Andhra Pradesh its probe report on the alleged staged shootout killing of ... Read more...

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New mayor for north Delhi civic agency


April 30th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate Meera Agrawal was Monday elected the new mayor of the north Delhi civic agency. The deputy mayor's post also ... Read more...

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13 Mumbai college-goers kill friend


April 19th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Yet another gory murder shocked Mumbaikars when at least 13 teenagers clubbed to death a 17-year-old boy who had allegedly used expletives against the mother and ... Read more...

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Mumbai senior cop suspended for raping colleague


April 18th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 18 (IANS) Maharashtra Home Minister R.R. Patil Wednesday said tainted police officer Anil Mahabole has been suspended for allegedly raping a woman police inspector.Patil's statement came during the ... Read more...

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Aarushi’s mother to be arrested? Search underway (Second Lead)


April 11th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ghaziabad, April 11 (IANS) The CBI is searching for dentist Nupur Talwar, an accused in the murder of her teenaged daughter Aarushi Talwar, after a special Ghaziabad court ... Read more...

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Cricket brings together BJP, Congress


March 17th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 17 (IANS) In these troubled political times, BJP and Congress leaders came together to play cricket here Saturday, the MPs XI defeating legislators from Haryana by five ... Read more...

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Delhi police constable dies in road accident


February 28th, 2012 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) A 45-year-old Delhi police head constable died after his bike was hit from behind by an unidentified vehicle in the capital, police said Tuesday.Abhay Narayan ... Read more...

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Journalist couple killed in Dhaka


February 11th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 11 (IANS) Two Bangladeshi journalists -- a husband-wife duo -- were Friday night found murdered at their home in Dhaka, police said Saturday.Meherun Runi was a reporter for ... Read more...

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Baku to host 2014 European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship


February 10th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Baku, Feb 10 (IANS) The European Rhythmic Gymnastics Championship 2014 will be held in Azerbaijan's capital Baku, Vice-President of the European Union of Gymnastics Rudolf Hediger said here.Addressing a press ... Read more...

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Advani kicks off BJP’s UP poll campaign with Ram temple


February 5th, 2012 - 12:19 am ICT by IANS
Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 4 (IANS) Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani Saturday reiterated his commitment to a grand Ram temple in this Hindu holy town as he ... Read more...

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