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EIH to rethink Kabini project in Karnataka


August 8th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 7 (IANS) Hospitality major EIH Ltd Tuesday said it would "rethink" its upcoming Kabini jungle lodge project in Karnataka as it is facing uncertainty.The company's Oberoi Vanyavilas, situated ... Read more...

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Toongate: Kolkata continues to protest


April 16th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 16 (IANS) Kolkata Monday continued to be rocked by protests over the arrest of Jadavpur University professor Ambikesh Mahapatra for allegedly circulating 'defamatory' cartoons targeting West Bengal ... Read more...

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Kishenji was killed in fake shootout: Mahasweta Devi


February 3rd, 2012 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 3 (IANS) Claiming that top Maoist leader Kishenji was killed in a "fake" shootout by the security forces, Magsaysay awardee author-activist Mahasweta Devi Friday said the government must ... Read more...

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Bengal interlocutors step aside from peace process


November 28th, 2011 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) Four Days after top Maoist commander Kishenji was killed by the security forces, the West Bengal government-appointed interlocutors Monday stepped aside from the peace dialogue ... Read more...

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Peace initiative to continue, say Bengal interlocutors


November 19th, 2011 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Nov 19 (IANS) Interlocutors appointed by the West Bengal government to broker peace with Maoists Saturday said they will continue the peace initiative at the request of Chief ... Read more...

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Maoists demand Mamata’s written commitment on talks


October 29th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) Accusing West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee of being unwilling for talks, the Maoists have demanded a written commitment from the government on peace initiatives."Going ... Read more...

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Another probe ordered against Yeddyurappa


October 26th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Oct 26 (IANS) Trouble for arrested former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa continues. Police were Wednesday given one month's time by a court here to probe the sixth ... Read more...

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Talks with Maoists to continue: Bengal interlocutors


October 18th, 2011 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 18 (IANS) The team of interlocutors engaged by the West Bengal government to facilitate talks with the Maoists met Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Tuesday and later said ... Read more...

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Stop operation, we will hold arms for a month: Maoists


October 4th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 4 (IANS) The Maoists Tuesday announced they were prepared to hold arms for a month if the West Bengal government halted the joint security forces' operation to ... Read more...

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‘Bengal committed to peace with Maoists’


September 30th, 2011 - 12:31 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 29 (IANS) The West Bengal government is committed to its efforts for peace talks with the Maoists, a member of the team of interlocutors appointed by Chief ... Read more...

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Mahalaya invokes Goddess Durga, puja countdown begins


September 27th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 27 (IANS) Many Bengalis woke up before the crack of dawn Tuesday for their annual tryst with Mahalaya, an auspicious occasion invoking mother Goddess Durga to descend on ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa granted anticipatory bail in graft case


September 15th, 2011 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Sep 15 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Thursday granted anticipatory bail to former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa in a corruption case related to a tender he approved in ... Read more...

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Talks with Maoists will be fruitful, Binayak Sen asserts


September 8th, 2011 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 8 (IANS) Human right activist Binayak Sen Thursday exuded confidence about the talks between the West Bengal government and the Maoists yielding positive results."We are desirous of ... Read more...

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Bengal Maoists ready for talks, says interlocutor


September 3rd, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) A team of interlocutors engaged by the West Bengal government to initiate talks with the Maoists Saturday said the rebels are ready for talks and ... Read more...

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Another Yeddyurappa bail plea hearing adjourned


August 30th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 29 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court Monday adjourned hearing on the anticipatory bail application of scam-hit former state chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa to Sep 5 in ... Read more...

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Yeddyurappa fails to get anticipatory bail


August 26th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 26 (IANS) Scam-hit Karnataka former chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa Friday failed in his bid for anticipatory bail and for cancelling a police probe into corruption charges against ... Read more...

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Leather sector to play a major role in Indian economy


February 1st, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 31 (IANS) The leather industry is one of the engines of India's economic growth with 75 percent of the industry output contributed by micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sector.Inaugurating ... Read more...

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Book Geelani, Arundhati, says Delhi court (Second Lead)


November 27th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Rejecting a Delhi Police clean chit, a city court Saturday ordered registration of an FIR against Kashmiri separatist leader Syed Ali Geelani, writer-activist Arundhati Roy and five ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh lawmaker gets police clean chit in murder


November 9th, 2010 - 12:01 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 8 (IANS) A legislator of Uttar Pradesh's ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Monday got a clean chit from the police in the murder of a revenue official in October."No ... Read more...

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Two policemen suspended for inaction


November 2nd, 2010 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 2 (IANS) Two police officers in Uttar Pradesh's Sultanpur district were suspended Tuesday for failing to provide security to a newly-elected village head's husband, who was killed last week, ... Read more...

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Murdered official’s widow wins village poll in Uttar Pradesh


October 28th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 28 (IANS) The widow of a revenue official, allegedly abducted and murdered by the local legislator of the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), Thursday won the election for the ... Read more...

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TV Comedy Show ‘Khichdi’ To Be Adapted In A Movie


August 14th, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 14, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): One of the funniest shows of Indian television "Khichdi' is going to have a big screen version of it. This is going to be ... Read more...

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The Movie Jor Jar Muluk Tar


August 13th, 2010 - 10:01 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 13, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): This movie has a good star cast. Jor Jar Muluk Tar includes the the current matinee king of Bengali cinema, Prosenjit along with Rudranil Ghosh, Megha, ... Read more...

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Chhattisgarh seeks ban on iron ore exports


July 20th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
Raipur, July 20 (IANS) Chhattisgarh, which has roughly 20 percent of India's iron ore reserves, Tuesday sought a ban on export of iron ore. "For the past six years, I am reiterating ... Read more...

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Orissa’s Chariot Festival lures foreign pilgrims


July 12th, 2010 - 10:09 pm ICT by ANI
Puri, July 12 (ANI): A large number of foreign pilgrims converged in Orissa's Puri city on Monday for the annual Rath Yatra or Chariot Festival, which kicks off on July 13.The grand ... Read more...

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Entertainer ‘Simha’ bails out Balakrishna ( Telugu Movie Review)


May 2nd, 2010 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
By V.S. Rajapur Film: "Simha"; Cast: Balakrishna, Nayantara, Namita, Sneha Ullal, Aditya Menon, Kota Sreenivasa Rao and others; Director: Boyapati Srinu; Producer: Parachuri Kireeti; Music Director: Chakri; Camera; Wilson and Prasad; Rating: ** ... Read more...

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Train controllers to go on mass leave May 1


April 23rd, 2010 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 23 (IANS) Movement of trains across the country is likely to get disrupted May 1 when members of the All India Train Controllers' Association (AITCA) will go on a mass ... Read more...

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Aparna Sen’s ‘Japanese Wife’ a contrived tale, disappoints (IANS Movie Review, Rating: **)


April 10th, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Film: "The Japanese Wife"; Starring: Rahul Bose, Raima Sen, Chigusa Takaku, Moushumi Chatterjee; Written & Directed by Aparna Sen; Rating: **The final lap in this lyrical but contrived ... Read more...

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Telugu comedian Padmanabham dies of heart attack


February 21st, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 21 (IANS) Telugu film comedian Padmanabham, who also produced and directed some Telugu films, has died of heart attack. He was 79. Padmanabham suffered a heart attack Saturday morning ... Read more...

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Arrested Maoist magazine editor dies in hospital


February 3rd, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 2 (IANS) The arrested editor of the Bengali edition of the banned Maoist magazine People's March, Swapan Dasgupta, a blood cancer patient, died in a state-run hospital Tuesday, sparking allegations ... Read more...

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Maoists claim credit for raiding train


December 12th, 2009 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 12 (IANS) Maoists Saturday claimed responsibility for ambushing a passenger train in Malda in West Bengal that left a railway policeman dead, police said. Seven Maoists boarded the 605 Up Katihar-Malda ... Read more...

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‘Simha’ slated for release as Sankrati gift


November 25th, 2009 - 12:20 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The ensuing Sankranti season in 2010 would be a feast to the Telugu film lovers. Many of the top Telugu heroes are coming up with their films during this festive season.Already ... Read more...

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BSP big winner in Uttar Pradesh, SP routed (Roundup)


November 10th, 2009 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Nov 10 (IANS) The ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in Uttar Pradesh Tuesday emerged as the clear winner in by-elections to 11 assembly constituencies while its sworn political adversary Samajwadi ... Read more...

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Activists protest detention of tribal leader Chhatradhar Mahato


October 11th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Kolkata, Oct 11 (ANI): Hundreds of activists of various organisations, including the Association for Protection of Democratic Rights (APDR), took out a rally here on Saturday and sought the release of tribal ... Read more...

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Trinamool activists shot at in West Bengal


August 1st, 2009 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 1 (IANS) Two Trinamool Congress activists received bullet injuries when they were attacked by a group of unknown assailants Saturday in West Bengal's North 24-Parganas district, police said. The incident ... Read more...

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