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Archery: Indian men a big let down on opening day (Lead)


July 27th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 27 (IANS) In an anti-climax to the pre-competition hype, Indian archery hit a new low on Day One of the 30th Olympic Games at Lord's with the men ... Read more...

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CITU calls 24-hour Bengal transport strike, Mamata fumes (Second Lead)


July 26th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) CPI-M labour arm CITU Thursday called a 24-hour transport strike across West Bengal July 31 to protest against the increase in petrol and diesel prices, ... Read more...

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Happiest day of my life: Pranab’s elder sister


July 25th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kirnahar (West Bengal), July 25 (IANS) "Happy, happy, happy. I'm endlessly happy", said Annapurna Banerjee as she sat here glued to the TV set watching her younger brother Pranab ... Read more...

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Indian archers adjusting well to London weather


July 24th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Indian archers are adjusting well to the unpredictable London weather and look in top shape ahead of the Olympic competition beginning at the iconic Lord's cricket ... Read more...

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Pranab will win, claims UPA


July 17th, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Two days ahead of the presidential poll, the UPA Tuesday claimed its nominee Pranab Mukherjee will win comfortably with Mamata Banerjee also extending her ... Read more...

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Former Bengal governor thanks Mamata for mooting his name


July 16th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) Former West Bengal Governor Gopal Krishna Gandhi whose name was mooted by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the post of the country's vice president, has ... Read more...

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Jaswant Singh is NDA’s vice presidential candidate (Second Lead)


July 16th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Divided over the presidential poll, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) Monday "unanimously" named senior BJP leader Jaswant Singh as its candidate ... Read more...

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Archers, badminton players exude confidence at send-off


July 15th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) With most of India's largest Olympic contingent of 81 having already left for London in batches, only six archers and two badminton players attended the ... Read more...

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South Korea the team to beat at Olympics: Rahul Banerjee


July 14th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Olympic medal hopeful archer Rahul Banerjee Saturday pointed to South Korea as the toughest opponent and said the London weather will play a significant role at ... Read more...

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Trinamool to skip July 18 UPA dinner


July 13th, 2012 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 13 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress - the second-largest constituent of the UPA - has decided to skip the July 18 dinner being hosted by Congress president and ... Read more...

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It’s bad scripts that Raj Kumar Yadav avoids


July 12th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) He has just begun his career in filmdom, but one thing that "Love Sex and Dhokha" (LSD) fame actor Raj Kumar Yadav avoids is ... Read more...

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West Bengal should withdraw power tariff hike: Congress


July 10th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) West Bengal Congress Tuesday demanded a roll back of the "steep hike" in electricity tariffs in the state and threatened to launch an agitation."The powers ... Read more...

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Bihar engineer in Saudi custody: Government to SC (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The government Monday told the Supreme Court that Bihar engineer Fasih Mehmood was under the detention of the Saudi Arabian authorities.Additional Solicitor General Gourab Banerjee ... Read more...

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When Manoj Bajpayee was harassed for being different


July 9th, 2012 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 9 (IANS) Actor Manoj Bajpayee may be basking in the success of his latest film "Gangs of Wasseypur", but he rues that the journey was not easy, ... Read more...

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Left pays homage to Jyoti Basu on the road (Lead)


July 8th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) Left Front members protested outside the West Bengal assembly Sunday after the speaker disallowed former legislators from entering to pay respects to late chief minister ... Read more...

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Richa Chaddha’s finances in place thanks to new projects


July 8th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Post "Gangs of Wasseypur", the going is great for Richa Chadda - the actress is not only getting praise, but new offers are pouring in too. ... Read more...

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Left pays homage to Jyoti basu on the road


July 8th, 2012 - 5:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) Left Front members protested outside the West Bengal assembly Sunday after the speaker denied entry to former lawmakers to pay respect to former chief minister ... Read more...

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We suffer prejudices in Bollywood: Ekta Kapoor


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) She describes "Kyaa Kool Hai Hum" series as Bollywood's answer to "American Pie" series. But Ekta Kapoor is miffed that the censor board has ... Read more...

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Disclose contents of memorandum for centre, Left urges Mamata


June 30th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) With the West Bengal government proposing to send an all-party delegation to New Delhi to seek a three-year moratorium on interest payments on the state's ... Read more...

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Forced weight loss for Ravi Kishan


June 29th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Actor Ravi Kishan is sweating it out literally. The Bhojpuri superstar has shed 4 kg ever since he entered the fifth season of dance ... Read more...

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Polls to new Gorkhaland civic body July 29


June 25th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Elections to the Gorkhaland Territorial Administration (GTA), the proposed new development body in the hills of northern West Bengal, will be held July 29, the state ... Read more...

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Forward Bloc legislator suspended from Bengal assembly


June 23rd, 2012 - 12:23 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) A Forward Bloc legislator was Friday suspended from the West Begnal Assembly for the rest of the day for using "unparliamentary" words targeting Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Pranab receives tumultuous welcome on arrival in Kolkata


June 22nd, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Union Finance Minister and United Progressive Alliance presidential nominee Pranab Mukherjee arrived in the city Friday night to a tumultuous welcome by Congress workers.Mukherjee, who ... Read more...

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India’s men archers qualify for London Olympics


June 22nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Indian men's archery team, comprising Jayanta Talukdar, Rahul Banerjee and Tarundeep Rai, qualified for the London Olympics after they finished second in the qualification ... Read more...

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Sangma confident of Mamata’s support


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Former Lok Sabha speaker P.A. Sangma Friday expressed confidence in getting the support of the Trinamool Congress for the presidential election and is banking ... Read more...

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Left Front accuses Mamata of ignoring assembly proceedings


June 21st, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) The West Bengal Assembly witnessed uproarious scenes Thursday as Left Front members staged a noisy walkout accusing Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of deliberately ignoring the ... Read more...

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Trying to get Mamata on board: BJP


June 21st, 2012 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Announcing support for P. Sangma in the presidential poll, the Bharatiya Janata Party Thursday said it will try to get Trinamool Congress leader Mamata ... Read more...

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Archer Tarundeep Rai to vie for World Cup bronze


June 21st, 2012 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) India's Tarundeep Rai lost in the semi-finals Wednesday and will play Gael Prevost of France for the bronze medal in the men's recurve individual event of ... Read more...

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Bengal government awaiting response on concessions to Infosys


June 20th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) The West Bengal government is awaiting a response from the central government on its request to extend the Software Technology Park of India scheme to ... Read more...

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Indian archers ranked 3rd for Olympic qualifier


June 20th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) The Indian troika of Jayanta Talukdar, Rahul Banerjee and Tarundeep Rai gave the country the third place in the London Olympics qualification round at Ogden, in ... Read more...

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LF demands all-party meet on Mamata’s talks with GJM


June 18th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) West Bengal's Left Front Monday demanded an all-party meeting on Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's recent talks with the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha and also a statement ... Read more...

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Ready to leave government if unwanted: Trinamool (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress Monday described as "untrue" reports that its central government ministers have handed over their resignation letters to party chief Mamata Banerjee, but ... Read more...

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Congress MP mocks Mamata over Kalam’s backout


June 18th, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June18 (IANS) Congress MP Adhir Choudhury Monday mocked Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee over A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's decision to stay away from the presidential poll, and said ... Read more...

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‘Looking at CPI-M workers’ faces will bring bad luck’


June 17th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) A Trinamool Congress leader known for his weird pronouncements has tossed up another one, asking his party cadres not to look at Communist Party of ... Read more...

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‘Pressure on Kalam to contest’


June 16th, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 16 (IANS) Former president A.P.J Abdul Kalam is under pressure from various political parties and common people across the country to contest the presidential poll irrespective of the ... Read more...

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