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BJP poses more questions to PM, Jaiswal over coal block allocations


September 11th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The BJP Tuesday stepped up its attack on the Congress after allegations of conflict of interest against former coal minister Santosh Bagrodia and targeted ... Read more...

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For TV, Balaji sends revised version of ‘The Dirty Picture’


July 11th, 2012 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The content of Viday Balan starrer "The Dirty Picture" has been revised to ensure it is suitable to be broadcast on television channels."A revised U/A has ... Read more...

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Left disrupts Kerala assembly proceedings


November 3rd, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananathapuram, Nov 3 (IANS) Kerala's opposition Left Thursday shouted slogans demanding the ouster of Forest Minister K.B. Ganesh Kumar and government chief whip P.C. George for what they said were ... Read more...

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Media plays puppeteer in Kerala politics (Kerala Newsletter)


October 31st, 2011 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 31 (IANS) A fierce competition in Kerala's media industry, led by its shrill TV channels, has given the already colourful state politics the pace of a melodramatic reality ... Read more...

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Book publishing course starts


July 7th, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi July 7 (IANS) A four-week training course on book publishing organised by the by the National Book Trust was inaugurated here Thursday."Book making is a wonderful trade to ... Read more...

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Congress’ G. Karthikeyan elected Kerala assembly speaker


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 2 (IANS) With veteran Congress leader G. Karthikeyan being elected speaker of the 13th Kerala assembly Thursday, the party-led United Democratic Front (UDF) government survived its first acid test ... Read more...

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G. Karthikeyan of Congress elected Kerala speaker (Lead)


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 2 (IANS) The Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) government in Kerala survived its first acid test in the house Thursday when party veteran G. Karthikeyan was elected speaker ... Read more...

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13th Kerala assembly session begins Wednesday


May 31st, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 31 (IANS) With Congress leader Saktan Nadar sworn in as pro-term Speaker, the 13th Kerala assembly Wednesday begins its first session after the Marxists were voted out narrowly.Nadar ... Read more...

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Karthikeyan to contest for Speaker’s post


May 30th, 2011 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 30 (IANS) Six-time Congress legislator G. Karthikeyan will be the Congress-led United Democratic Front's candidate for the Speaker's post for which election will be held June 2.The Oommen ... Read more...

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Impressive show by India’s under-13 footballers


May 25th, 2011 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) India's under-13 squad has returned home after an impressive performance in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Youth Festival in the Iranian city of Yazd where ... Read more...

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Sudirman Cup: India lose 2-3 to Chinese Taipei


May 22nd, 2011 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) India lost 2-3 to Chinese Taipei in the Sudirman Cup mixed team badminton in Qingdao, China, Sunday.Saina Nehwal and Parupalli Kashyap won their singles matches, ... Read more...

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11 Kerala ministers win, three lose


May 13th, 2011 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 13 (IANS) Even though the ruling Left Democratic Front under Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan lost to the Congress-led opposition in the assembly elections, 11 ministers of the Kerala ... Read more...

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PM’s aide blocking Athirapally power project: Kerala minister


May 12th, 2011 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 12 (IANS) A day before the results of Kerala assembly polls, outgoing Electricity Minister A.K.Balan Thursday alleged the state's Athirapally hydro-electric power project had not taken off ... Read more...

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HIV positive couple marry in Pune (With Images)


April 28th, 2011 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, April 28 (IANS) In a noble initiative, a city-based social organisation organised the wedding of an HIV-infected tribal couple Thursday.The initiative was taken by Suryoday Aids Foundation (SAF), an ... Read more...

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India Open Super Series: Sourabh upsets Sony Dwi Kuncoro


April 27th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Indian qualifier Sourabh Verma pulled off a big upset defeating Sony Dwi Kuncoro of Indonesia in the men's singles first round of the India Open ... Read more...

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Kerala polls : CPI (M) reverses decision, fields Achuthanandan from Malampuzha


March 18th, 2011 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Thiruvananthapuram, Mar 18 (ANI): The Communist Party of India (Marxist), which was under massive public pressure over its decision to drop Chief Minister VS Achuthanandan from contesting the April 13 Kerala Assembly ... Read more...

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Amitabh shoots for next AB Corp film ‘Bbuddah - Hoga terra baap!’


March 7th, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 7 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan Monday started the shoot for his next home production, which has been finally titled "Bbuddah - Hoga Terra Baap", being helmed by ... Read more...

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Kabir Bedi Signed For Vasantha Balan’s ‘Aravaan’


January 12th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
, has joined hands with the filmmaker again.According to the sources, Vasantha Balan was looking out for a proficient actor to perform an important character in this movie and felt that ... Read more...

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Haryana man booked for daughter’s ‘honour’ killing


December 26th, 2010 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), Dec 26 (IANS) In another case of honour killing, a man in Haryana got his 14-year-old daughter killed for having an affair with a boy of the same village. An ... Read more...

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Asian Games badminton: Saina moves into quarterfinals (Lead)


November 17th, 2010 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 17 (IANS) India's medal hope Saina Nehwal outclassed Malaysian Lydia Cheah 21-15, 21-17 to move into the badminton women's singles quarterfinals at the Asian Games here Wednesday.In men's singles, ... Read more...

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9-0 hockey victory against Bangladesh on disappointing Asiad day (Evening Lead)


November 17th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 17 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team demolished Bangladesh 9-0 Wednesday but there was little else for sports enthusiasts to cheer on the fifth day of competitions at the ... Read more...

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India decimate Bangladesh 9-0 in hockey, Khade falters in 100m freestyle (Afternoon Lead)


November 17th, 2010 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 17 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team decimated Bangladesh 9-0 Wednesday during an otherwise disappointing morning on the fifth day of competitions at the Asian Games.Swimmer Virdhaval Khade, who won ... Read more...

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Asian Games badminton: Walkover for Bhat, Aparna-Sivarajan make first round exit


November 17th, 2010 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 17 (IANS) India's Arvind Bhat moved into the pre-quarters after he received a walkover from Sri Lanka's Niluka Karunaratne in his first round match. Aparna Balan and Arun Vishnu Sivarajan ... Read more...

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Asian Games badminton: Jwala-Ashwini bow out in pre-quarters (Lead)


November 16th, 2010 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Guangzhou, Nov 16 (IANS) Commonwealth Games gold medallists Jwala Gutta and Ashwini Ponappa of India lost to second-seeded Chinese Tian Qin and Zhao Yunlei 10-21, 5-21 in the women's doubles pre-quarterfinals to ... Read more...

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Man held for killing 9-year-old cousin


September 11th, 2010 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak, Sep 11 (IANS) A man accused of kidnapping and killing his nine-year-old cousin was arrested in Haryana's Rohtak district Saturday, police said. According to police, Kunal (9), son of Baldev Raj, had ... Read more...

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Three arrested in Haryana for honour killing


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), Sep 2 (IANS) The Haryana police Thursday arrested the brother and grand-mother and a cousin of a teenaged girl from Rohtak after she was killed for her love affair with ... Read more...

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Angaadi Theru goes to Tollywood


August 26th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Director Vasantha Balan's Angaadi Theru won incredible laurels for bringing the realistic portrayals of problems faced by salespersons in showrooms. The film had a wonderful ... Read more...

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Kerala house adjourned sine die amid opposition protest


July 29th, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, July 29 (IANS) The last day of Kerala assembly's session ahead of the ensuing civic elections ended amid drama and heated exchanges between the treasury benches and the opposition over allegedly ... Read more...

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Man kills father, aunt in Haryana village


July 25th, 2010 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rohtak (Haryana), July 25 (IANS) A 25-year-old man allegedly shot dead his father and aunt over an old dispute in this Haryana district Sunday, police said. According to police, the deceased were identified ... Read more...

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Ayyanar Music Release On June 14


June 12th, 2010 - 6:32 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
June 12, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The grand success of "Eeram' has resulted in actor Aadhi getting a large crowd of fans looking out for his next release "Ayyanar'. The film's ... Read more...

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Jairam Ramesh used PMO to sabotage project: Kerala minister


March 20th, 2010 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh tried to sabotage Kerala's Athirappilly hydro-electric power project by invoking the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), state Electricity Minister A.K. Balan Saturday said ... Read more...

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Kerala to distribute CFL bulbs to 75 lakh households


March 13th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, March 13 (IANS) In what is being billed as the single biggest programme to save electricity, the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) will from Monday distribute two 14 watts compact fluorescent ... Read more...

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Studies bar clearance for Athirapally project: Ramesh


February 19th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Palakkad (Kerala), Feb 19 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Friday said the clearance for the much-delayed Athirapally hydro-electric power project cannot be given because of two studies. "There are two ... Read more...

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Ramesh inaugurates Kerala’s second tiger reserve


February 19th, 2010 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Palakkad (Kerala), Feb 19 (IANS) Environment and Forests Minister Jairam Ramesh Friday declared open the country's 38th tiger reserve and Kerala's second. It would be known as the Parambikulam Tiger Reserve. The Parambikulam ... Read more...

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India to have all villages electrified by 2012 (Lead)


February 16th, 2010 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Palakkad (Kerala), Feb 16 (IANS) India aims at providing electricity to all the 593,732 villages in the country by 2012, Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde announced Tuesday as he declared Kerala's ... Read more...

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