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Yeddyurappa hints at leaving BJP, decision only in December


September 21st, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 21 (IANS) BJP's former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, battling a dozen cases of corruption, Friday indicated leaving the party but would decide on the step only in ... Read more...

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Nivedita Bhasin becomes first woman B-787 Dreamliner pilot


September 20th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Senior Air India pilot Capt Nivedita Bhasin has become the first woman to command the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner which landed in New Delhi Wednesday, an ... Read more...

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Air India gets second Dreamliner, plans to start new routes


September 19th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Air India Wednesday received its second Boeing 787 Dreamliner as it firmed up plans to open new international routes using the aircraft to destinations in ... Read more...

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Patel-Uniexcel buy Hockey India League Ranchi franchise


September 14th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) Hockey India (HI) Friday announced that the Ranchi franchise of its upcoming league has been bought by the Patel-Uniexcel Group.Sahara India and Jaypee Group had ... Read more...

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Hockey India inducts Hockey Bhopal in its fold


September 13th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) Hockey Bhopal (HB), which has been admitted as a new associate member of Hockey India (HI), will now take part in all national championships under ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel launches navigation application


September 12th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Telecom service provider Bharti Airtel Wednesday launched a navigation application - SmartDrive - that enables users to view their location on a map and plan ... Read more...

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Former NBA star says 3-a-side game suits India


September 11th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Seven-time National Basketball Association (NBA) champion Robert Horry said three-a-side is the way to promote the game in India.The 42-year-old Horry is here in India ... Read more...

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David for Edinburgh Cup golf


September 10th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 10 (IANS) David D'Souza qualified for the Duke of Edinburgh Cup golf tournament to be held at the Windsor Castle in England from Sep 30 to Oct 4 ... Read more...

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Thakerays are ‘infiltrators’ in Maharashtra from Bihar: Lalu Prasad


September 9th, 2012 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 9 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal chief Lalu Prasad Sunday said Bal Thackeray, Uddhav Thackeray and Raj Thackeray were originally Bihari, and that they were "infiltrators" in Maharashtra."Thackeray's ... Read more...

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Vani tops leaderboard


September 7th, 2012 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 7 (IANS) Vani Kapoor, the 18-year old from Delhi, jumped to the top of the Hero-WGAI order of merit list after winning her maiden pro golf title at ... Read more...

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Karnataka golf: Khalin Joshi fires 70


September 6th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 6 (IANS) Khalin Joshi, true to his billing as India's top amateur golfer, scored a 2-under par 70 to end with the day's best gross score of 38 ... Read more...

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Karnataka legislators junket off, told to return at once


September 4th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bellary (Karnataka), Sep 4 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar Tuesday directed a group of legislators touring South America to cancel the visit and return immediately, following public outrage ... Read more...

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Travel Bangalore-Mysore on country’s longest bus


September 4th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 4 (IANS) Karnataka Tuesday introduced the country's longest bus, at 14.5 metres and including a pantry and toilet facilities, to ply the 130 km between the state capital ... Read more...

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Reverse flow begins from northeast to south - but slowly (Lead)


September 4th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 4 (IANS) With trepidation and hope that things would be back to normal, people from the northeast of India who fled cities like Bangalore and Pune, centres of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Not enough runs on board: Taylor


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) Obviously disappointed at having lost the Test series 0-2 to India, New Zealand skipper Ross Taylor Monday felt that his team had its moments in ... Read more...

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Dhoni happy with team’s showing against New Zealand


September 3rd, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni Monday ticked all the positive boxes while asserting that he was quite happy with the overall performances of the team ... Read more...

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Arrests of terror suspects in Karnataka rises to 14


September 3rd, 2012 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 3 (IANS) Karnataka Police have arrested a doctor for alleged links to Pakistan-based terror outfits LeT and HuJI, taking the number of people detained in the state in ... Read more...

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Kiwis in with a chance, feels coach Carter


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) New Zealand have as good a chance as India to win the second Test given their array of fast bowlers who will have a major say ... Read more...

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It was time to move on: Laxman


September 2nd, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 2 (IANS) Reiterating his sudden decision to quit international cricket on the eve of the Test series against New Zealand, V.V.S. Laxman said he intends playing Ranji Trophy ... Read more...

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Hyderabad student’s family says he is innocent


September 1st, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 1 (IANS) The family of a city student who was arrested by the Bangalore police Friday in an alleged terror plot has claimed that he is innocent.Kausar Begum, ... Read more...

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BJP emissary in Bangalore to sort out portfolio issue


August 31st, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) BJP general secretary Dharmendra Pradhan is in Karnataka capital to sort out differences over cabinet portfolios, a day ahead of a meeting of a few ministers ... Read more...

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Positive intent paid off, says Guptill


August 31st, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) A positive approach backed by aggression paid off for New Zealand, according to their opening batsman Martin Guptill as the Kiwis ended the first day ... Read more...

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Indian Angel Network to mentor Kochi start-ups


August 31st, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 31 (IANS) Venture capital group Indian Angel Network (IAN) will mentor budding IT entrepreneurs at the Startup Village in the city.IAN president Padmaja Ruparel and Startup Village chief ... Read more...

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Teenaged girl helps nab traffickers on tip from TV serial


August 31st, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 31 (IANS) A teenaged girl saved herself and another girl from the clutches of human traffickers in the Bihar capital after she sensed trouble, thanks to scenes she ... Read more...

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Government lifts restriction on SMS


August 30th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The restrictions imposed on sending bulk SMSes and MMSes, imposed in the wake of nationwide rumours of attacks on persons of northeastern states, was Thursday ... Read more...

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We have to forget the defeat and move on: Taylor


August 30th, 2012 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 30 (IANS) New Zealand captain Ross Taylor said that his boys have to forget their huge defeat in the first Test as they brace up to take ... Read more...

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Thales, BEL to form joint venture radar company (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Bangalore, Aug 29 (IANS) French aerospace and electronics major Thales Wednesday said it would form a joint venture with India's Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) to build civilian and defence ... Read more...

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CRY campaign to focus on girls’ right to education


August 28th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 28 (IANS) To focus on the girl child denied the basic right to education, the NGO Child Rights and You (CRY) launched a 40-day national citizen photo-journalism campaign ... Read more...

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Sharmila, Vani set for another face-off


August 27th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 27 (IANS) Sharmila Nicollet and Vani Kapoor are head-to-head for the second consecutive week as they tee off in the second event of the Hero-WGAI Women's Pro Tour ... Read more...

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Police battle anti-corruption protests near PM, Sonia houses (Roundup)


August 26th, 2012 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 26 (IANS) Police fired tear gas and sprayed water as hundreds led by Arvind Kejriwal noisily protested against corruption near Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress ... Read more...

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Taylor confident of fightback in second Test


August 26th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 26 (IANS) New Zealand captain Ross Taylor is confident that despite losing the first Test against India here, his side can make a comeback in the series ... Read more...

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Ulfa warns non-Assamese in Assam


August 26th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 26 (IANS) The ULFA Sunday warned of attacks on "Indians" in Assam if "atrocities" on Assamese people did not halt in other parts of the country.A statement signed ... Read more...

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Karnataka minister in Assam, urges people to return (Lead)


August 25th, 2012 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 25 (IANS) Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister R. Ashoka Saturday assured people of the northeastern states of their security in Bangalore and other cities and requested them to return ... Read more...

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Karnataka deputy chief minister in Assam, to meet Gogoi


August 25th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Aug 25 (IANS) Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister R Ashoka arrived here Saturday on a three-day goodwill mission aimed at wooing back the northeast people who had left Bangalore and ... Read more...

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Send back Lankan defence personnel: Jayalalithaa


August 25th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 25 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Saturday charged the central government with having a "reprehensible attitude" in training two Sri Lankan defence personnel in the ... Read more...

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