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Mamata’s war cry in Congress fortress (West Bengal Newsletter) (Lead)


September 1st, 2012 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) With the panchayat polls slated for next year, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has now trained her guns at Congress bastions in the state, ... Read more...

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Mamata’s war cry at Congress fortress (West Bengal Newsletter)


September 1st, 2012 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) With the panchayat polls slated for next year, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has now trained her guns at Congress bastions in the state, ... Read more...

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Mamata’s bid to create dent in Congress bastion


August 29th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 29 (IANS) In a bid to dent Congress bastions in the state, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday held a rally at Baharampur of Murshidabad district ... Read more...

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Nirmal Khatri appointed UP Congress chief (Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow/New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) Congress MP Nirmal Khatri has been appointed Uttar Pradesh Congress president, replacing Rita Bahuguna Joshi, who had put in her papers after the party ... Read more...

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Kashmir locals help police in chasing militants


August 25th, 2012 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 25 (IANS) People in the old city areas of summer capital Srinagar helped police chase militants who had snatched a service rifle a day ago, said an ... Read more...

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Drones kill 10 Al Qaeda militants in Yemen


June 13th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sana'a, June 13 (IANS) At least 10 members of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) were killed in Yemen after US drones hit their bastions in southeastern Shabwa province ... Read more...

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A woman emerges kingmaker in France


April 24th, 2012 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, April 24 (IANS) Marine Le Pen, who stood third in the first round of the presidential polls in France, is spoilt for choice as she gets to decide who ... Read more...

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Mulayam heartland celebrates


March 6th, 2012 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
Etawah (Uttar Pradesh), March 6 (IANS) The traditional Yadav bastions of Mainpuri, Etawah and Firozabad celebrated wildly Tuesday as the Samajwadi Party (SP) seemed set to return to power in ... Read more...

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NATO has no information on Gaddafi whereabouts


September 8th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Prague, Sep 8 (IANS/RIA Novosti) NATO has no information on where ousted Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi has taken refuge, NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said."I have no information ... Read more...

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Libyan rebels search for Gaddafi (Lead)


August 23rd, 2011 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
Benghazi/Tripoli (Libya), Aug 23 (IANS) Libyan rebels have vowed to capture Muammar Gaddafi as NATO continued air strikes on his compound in Tripoli early Tuesday, Xinhua reported.Libyan rebel forces took ... Read more...

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A whiff of African heritage in capital’s artscape (With Image)


August 13th, 2011 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) The historic stone art of Tengenenge, a region located in northern Zimbabwe, may be barely 40 years old but it is breaching high-end ethnic boutique ... Read more...

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Murders up 145 percent in Mexico over five years


July 30th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, July 30 (IANS/EFE) Mexican authorities documented 24,374 homicides in 2010, up 23 percent from the previous year and an increase of 145 percent compared with 2005.The state of ... Read more...

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Indian origin artist goes to Venice Biennale (With Image)


June 2nd, 2011 - 12:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India-born London-based artist Nandita Chaudhuri has captured the horrors of the Japan tsunami and the psychological drift it has triggered among the millions of survivors ... Read more...

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Musings on poll verdict… from funny to serious


May 13th, 2011 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) "DIDI BEATS DADA.......AMMA BEATS ANNA", from the downright funny to serious musings, people expressed their views on the electoral verdict on Facebook and Twitter, ... Read more...

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Crucial rural Bengal areas in Tuesday’s fourth phase polls


May 2nd, 2011 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 2 (IANS) Crucial rural areas like Singur, Nandigram and other Marxist bastions where winds of change have been blowing for a while will go to polls Tuesday as ... Read more...

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Congress rebels worry Trinamool in Murshidabad


April 22nd, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Murshidabad (West Bengal), April 22 (IANS) Rebel candidates backed by a senior Congressman in this West Bengal border district have become a major worry for the Trinamaool Congress, causing ... Read more...

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When Lord Indra answered the call of Vedas (With Images)


April 15th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
Panjal (Kerala), April 15 (IANS) The primal Vedic chants that ring across the rolling greens of this village in Thrissur district are a ceremonial invitation to Lord Indra, the god ... Read more...

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UN, French helicopters attack Gbagbo’s residence


April 11th, 2011 - 4:09 am ICT by IANS
Abidjan, April 11 (IANS) UN and French helicopters opened fire at the presidential residence in Abidjan, the largest city of Cote d'Ivoire, Xinhua quoted local residents as saying.The UN peacekeeping ... Read more...

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Polls in Singur, Nandigram cometh, notification Thursday


April 6th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 6 (IANS) Notification for the fourth phase of polls in West Bengal will be issued Thursday, and these include crucial areas like Singur, Nandigram and some other Marxist ... Read more...

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Northeast India’s ancient theatre comes to capital (With Image)


April 1st, 2011 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) The ancient theatrical genres of northeast India will come out of their traditional bastions with the "Indigenous Theatre Festival of Northeast India" beginning at the ... Read more...

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Are Maoists losing ground in West Bengal?


December 30th, 2010 - 10:42 am ICT by IANS
By Sabyasachi Roy Kolkata, Dec 30 (IANS) When Maoists derailed a train in West Bengal in May killing 148 people, the guerrillas appeared to be on the offensive. As 2010 draws to a ... Read more...

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Maoists set truck on fire


November 26th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, Nov 26 (IANS) Maoists Friday set a truck on fire on a national highway in Chhattisgarh's restive Bastar region, police said.About 30 Maoists intercepted the truck loaded with coconuts in Dantewada ... Read more...

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JD-U and BJP sweep Bihar, RJD and Congress humiliated (Fourth Lead)


November 24th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Imran Khan Patna, Nov 24 (IANS) Bihar's Chief Minister Nitish Kumar was Wednesday poised to lead his Janata Dal-United (JD-U) and its ally Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to an emphatic ... Read more...

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No Friday curfew in Srinagar after six weeks


November 12th, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 12 (IANS) For the first time in six weeks, no curfew was imposed in the Old City areas of Srinagar to allow Friday prayers at the Jamia mosque, officials said."No ... Read more...

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Segway Company owner dies in a freak fall


September 28th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 28 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The millionaire owner of Segway Company died in an accident on 27th September. Jimi Heselden owned the Segway Company, and he died while he was driving a ... Read more...

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UK council bans mother-in-law jokes for being ‘offensively sexist’


September 26th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 26 (ANI): The London Borough of Barnet has banned 'mother-in-law jokes', once the bedrock of British comedy, because they are offensively sexist and disrespectful to family elders.In a council publication, ... Read more...

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Narayana Murthy wants armed forces to be ‘instrument of change’ (With images)


August 21st, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 21 (IANS) Infosys chairman and chief mentor N.R. Narayana Murthy has urged the armed forces to become the instrument of change for weeding out obsolete dogmas and stagnant mindsets to ... Read more...

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Now Chhattisgarh police chief praises CRPF (Lead)


July 3rd, 2010 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 2 (IANS) Under attack for his disparaging remarks about the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), Chhattisgarh's police chief Vishwa Ranjan Friday praised the paramilitary force that has lost more than ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh tense after Maoist massacre (Lead)


June 30th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 30 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh met top officials here Wednesday, a day after 26 security personnel were killed in a cold-blooded massacre by Maoists. Raman Singh met Central Reserve ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh tense after Maoist massacre


June 30th, 2010 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, June 30 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh met top officials here Wednesday after another cold-blooded Maoist massacre left 26 security personnel dead. Raman Singh met at the Secretariat with Central ... Read more...

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In i-Pad era, typewriters still go clickety clack (With Images)


June 30th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Jutika Chetia New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Ravi Robinson has been in love with his rusty but dependable typewriter for 40 long years and the bonds still go strong. In the ... Read more...

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Why CRPF keep falling victim to Maoists?


June 30th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujeet Kumar Raipur, June 30 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh Police and experts on Maoist warfare are blaming the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) for repeatedly falling victim to Maoist guerrillas.Police sources speaking on ... Read more...

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Separatist leader held, released in Kashmir (Lead)


June 17th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, June 17 (IANS) Moderate Hurriyat leader Mirwaiz Umer Farooq and his associates were arrested and later released Thursday by police in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital. Mirwaiz, chairman of the moderate ... Read more...

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World Cup opening game smashes South Africa viewing record


June 14th, 2010 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, June 14 (DPA) A record 10 million South Africans, nearly one in five, watched the opening game of the World Cup between South Africa and Mexico June 11, World Cup organizing ... Read more...

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Women To Be Recruited In Navy Submarines


April 30th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US Navy has made it clear that it will start employing female officers in its submarines which used to be a man dominated area in ... Read more...

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